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Fantasy Fox: Top 50 running backs for Week 3

Here are my top 50 running backs for Week 3, citing standard-scoring leagues. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which rushers will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's third weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two important factors...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 50 running backs for Week 3

Here are my top 50 running backs for Week 3, citing standard-scoring leagues. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which rushers will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's third weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two important factors...
Via Fox Sports South
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 50 running backs for Week 3

Here are my top 50 running backs for Week 3, citing standard-scoring leagues. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which rushers will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's third weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two important factors...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Pros/Cons Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! Today’s question is… What has been the biggest pro and con, for the New York Jets through two games? Joe Caporoso – The biggest pro has been the positive development steps taken by a handful of young players, most notably Geno Smith...
Via Turn On The Jets
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 2)

Welcome back to the TOJ New York Jets RB Grade Sheet. Just a reminder that this year we’re doing things a little differently. You will see a letter grade for the team and a letter grade for each running back, along with brief analysis. You will also see what each running back is on pace for after the week’s performance. Running Back Stats Rushing Attempts: 30 Yards: 83 Yards...
Via Turn On The Jets
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New role for Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson experienced a rarity last week. He played less than 50 percent of the offensive snaps, which happened only twice in his first six seasons, according to Pro Football Focus. To be exact, he played in 33 of 70 snaps in the Jets' win over the Oakland Raiders, a radical role change for a running back whose career is defined by the word "workhorse." Johnson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets tickets 15% below average for Packers game

The Green Bay Packers aren’t catching much criticism for dropping their Week 1 game against the Seattle Seahawks. Packers fans probably had hoped for a better showing than a 36-16 drubbing, but beating the defending champs on the road, well, that just isn’t easy. As a matter of fact, it’s just not something that happens very often. Someone coming into Green Bay and winning...
Via One Jet At A Time
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Packers Predictions

Back with another edition of the NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack! Sign up at the link to make sure you don’t miss any NFL or New York Jets action in 2014. We are always asked how to catch games when you are on the road and our answer is: NimbleTV On to the Jets/Packers predictions… 1. Geno Smith will throw for more yards than he did last week (221), rush for less yards (38...
Via Turn On The Jets
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans using 4 running backs to replace Johnson

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Dexter McCluster could hear the Chiefs yelling, making sure each knew the speedster was on the field for the Titans. Rookie Bishop Sankey noticed defenders taking advantage of a timeout to see who Tennessee had in the huddle. Paying close attention is a must with the Titans using not one, two, three but four different running backs to replace Chris Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' backfield trio adds versatility to offense

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Chris Johnson paused for a second to think about the last time he lined up in a wishbone-type formation. Three running backs. One backfield. Lots of problems for the defense. ''Probably high school,'' Johnson said smiling. Well, until last Sunday, when the New York Jets had him, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell in the backfield at the same time...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Packers might lose to the New York Jets this week

Here are five reasons the Green Bay Packers might lose on Sunday to the visiting New York Jets. 1. If they don’t stop the run. The Jet’s had the most potent rushing attack in week one, rushing for 212 yards against the Oakland Raiders. The Packers were just as bad as the Raiders at stopping the run, giving up 207 yards themselves to the Seattle Seahawks. While the Jet’s don’t...
Via cover32 - Packers
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why a New York Jets upset win vs. Packers is more likely than you think

It wasn’t a pretty win on Sunday against the lowly Oakland Raiders, but the bottomline is the New York Jets got it done. They won 19-14, allowing just 158 yards of total offense. But it’s their defensive line that makes their defense so scary. They had the third-best rush defense and racked up 41 sacks last season. Now, they’re preparing to take on the Green Bay Packers at...
Via cover32 - Jets
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 1)

Welcome back to the TOJ New York Jets RB Grade Sheet. This year, we’ll be doing things a little differently, you will see a letter grade for the team and a letter grade for each running back, along with brief analysis. You will also see what each running back is on pace for after the week’s performance. Let’s get to it. Running Back Stats Rushing Attempts: 24 Yards: 174 Yards...
Via Turn On The Jets
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Stopping the Run is Key for Green Bay Against New York Jets

No matter how much the NFL changes the rules to favor the passing game, running the football and stopping the run will always play a vital role in determining the outcome of games. The Packers, who struggled to stop the run against Seattle learned that lesson in Week 1 and if they want to get their first win of the season Sunday at Lambeau Field against the New York Jets, stopping...
Via The Packers Guru
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Using Michael Vick as Change of Pace Quarterback Fails Miserably

One would think after the whole Tim Tebow fiasco, that the New York Jets would have learned that using a change of pace quarterback in the NFL simply doesn’t work. However, during yesterday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, the Jets reverted back to their old, inadequate ways by using Michael Vick to change the pace for 3 plays. Here were the results of the 3 plays: Chris...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders at New York Jets: 2014 Week 1 NFL Pick

Oakland Raiders (0-0) at New York Jets (0-0) I don’t understand this line. These two teams are essentially equal in my eyes, but the Jets are still favored by 5.5 points. This line should be about 3, the standard amount given for homefield advantage. The Raiders are going to be bad again, but the Jets should be equally bad. Their 8-8 record last season was not indicative of how...
Via The Football Fan Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Fantasy Focus

Florham Park, NJ- It's that time of the year again when people read ends upon ends of material.  Do hours of research and prepare.  Not for the NFL regular season.  But for the Fantasy Football season.   In years past the Jets haven't really had any fantasy football studs.  However this season they have a couple of players that you should consider drafting in one of...
Via Jets Insider.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 1 Running Backs

Good morning! Each Tuesday of the NFL regular season I’ll provide you with several running backs who make good plays each week at DraftKings. Monday through Friday the Fix writers will provide you with a Daily Fix that covers each position, with a weekly roundup on Friday. I’ll break down the running back selections into three categories: Expensive, reasonable and cheap. For...
Via The Fantasy Fix
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Offensive Philosophy 

Welcome back to the TOJ 12 Pack. We are only 9 days away from the New York Jets kicking off against the Oakland Raiders (!) – If you will be on the road this season, make sure to utilize NimbleTV to catch all your Jets action. For today’s 12 Pack, we are going to break down the team’s offensive philosophy for 2014… 1. The New York Jets want to run the football. This isn’t...
Via Turn On The Jets
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down 2014 Titans tickets on the secondary market

The Tennessee Titans will look to bounce back from a 7-9 record in 2013, which served as the team’s second consecutive losing season. After losing unsteady running back Chris Johnson in the offseason, the Titans are poised to have another difficult run in a competitive AFC South that also features the Colts, Texans and Jaguars. According to TiqIQ, the average secondary market price...
Via Total Titans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Close Out Preseason Against Eagles, Tracking NFL Cuts

The New York Jets travel across the turnpike tonight to take on the Philadelphia Eagles.  The fourth and final game of the 2014 preseason takes place tonight for all 32 teams in the league. The Jets and Eagles will kickoff at 7:00pm ET. The affair will be televised on CBS2 in the New York area; ABC6 for fans closer to Philly. As always, ESPN NY 98.7 will carry the radio broadcast...
Via One Jet At A Time
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Chris Johnson

It’s been an up and down couple seasons for Chris Johnson the last three years – even sometimes with remarkable highs and lows even within just a few games. Johnson hopes a fresh start in New York will rejuvenate a career that, back in 2010, seemed destined to end up matching up with the best of all time. Expectations are a bit lower now than they were during his first three...
Via Zone Blitz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets TV: 2014 New York Jets Rushing Attack

The latest at our Turn On The Jets YouTube channel from Kevin Bauer. A little preview of what to expect from the Jets three headed attack at running back in 2014. Any nicknames for Chris Ivory, Chris Johnson and Bilal Powell? How about predictions for their statistical production this season? Make sure to subscribe to our channel! I’ll include specific predictions in our annual...
Via Turn On The Jets
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Jets RB Chris Johnson’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Jets
28 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 is Chris Johnson’s year to re-emerge

During the offseason I took a look at The Chris Johnson Conundrum, and now that he’s playing for the New York Jets it’s time to dig into his potential for the 2014 season. Johnson hasn’t lived up to expectations since his through-the-roof 2009 season in which he rushed for 2,006 yard. However, his numbers are […] The post 2014 is Chris Johnson’s year to re-emerge appeared...
Via Punch Drunk Wonderland
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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