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Tannehill, Decker headline buyer bargains for Fantasy Football drafts

You would think a single guy, living in the Midwest with a sweet gig like this would be rolling in cabbage. Far from it. My shopping destination is TJ Maxx, not Saks Fifth, if you get my drift. So when it comes to discussing frugality, your man’s an expert in the field. This bargain-hunting mindset carries over to the fantasy football world. Early-round draft selections are the...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Outlook for Eric Decker, Kenny Britt and Other Free Agency Transplants

This fantasy football outlook is the fourth in a six-part series that will review the important free agency transplants and how they could help or hinder your shot at the title. This week, Next Impulse Sports takes a look at two former Broncos in Eric Decker and Knowson Moreno along with new Rams wideout Kenny Britt. Eric Decker Old Team: Denver Broncos New Team: New York Jets...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Fantasy Football Outlook

The New York Jets added Michael Vick, Chris Johnson and Eric Decker to their roster this offseason, in an effort to put some points on the scoreboard.  Vick will most likely ride the bench most of the season behind Geno Smith, but Johnson and Decker could be the playmakers the Jets offense have missed since LaDainian Tomlinson and Braylon Edwards back in 2010.  Last season...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Fantasy Football Projections 2014

RB Chris Johnson (NY Jets) Last year Johnson significantly declined in efficiency, averaging just 3.86 yards per carry, including just 1.84 yards per carry after contact and ranked 3rd worst in the NFL in elusive rating. He should become more efficient this season as he’ll see a smaller workload, splitting carries with power back Chris Ivory (probably in the neighborhood of 180...
Via The Football Fan Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker (quad) out vs. Bengals

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker, who was hoping to play Saturday night despite limited practice time due to a quadriceps injury, was a late scratch against the Cincinnati Bengals. Decker, who signed a five-year, $36.25 million contract in free agency, has been limited in camp with a variety of relatively minor injuries. He played only 11 snaps in the Jets' preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ DOs & DONT’s: Jets Preseason Week 2

The New York Jets travel tonight to take on the defending AFC North Champion Cincinnati Bengals. Here are tonight’s DOs and DONT’s… DO  DO let Geno Smith take a couple of shots down field to Stephen Hill and Jace Amaro. Geno had a beautiful completion to Eric Decker against the Colts down the field, but it was called back. The Jets need to let Geno, Vick, and Tahj Boyd...
Via Turn On The Jets
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Was Sold On Geno Smith After He Googled QB’s Interviews

Eric Decker did his homework before signing with the New York Jets. The veteran wide receiver took a leap of faith this offseason when he decided to leave the Denver Broncos — the defending AFC champions — and signed with the New York Jets, a team known more for its dysfunctional ways more than anything else. However, Decker saw something in researching the Jets that he really...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Googled Geno Smith Before Signing With the New York Jets (and still signed)

Wide receiver Eric Decker surprised the world when he signed with the New York Jets during the off-season. Going from one of the best passers in the game to a team in dire need of one--willingly--seemed like career suicide. However, what may be more surprising is that he actually did some research on Geno Smith and still made the move.@truth_or_CAREFrom the New York Post:“I was...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Fantasy Football “Do Not Draft” List

Fantasy Football leagues aren’t necessarily won on draft day, but they certainly can be lost. It’s not always who you pick for your roster, but also about who you’re able to avoid. Whether or not you want to avoid them altogether or decide simply not worth the value they may be pegged at, you’ll be better off if you can keep these names off your roster. Here are the top 10...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Playbook – Breaking In The New Personnel

The New York Jets displayed a handful of intriguing personnel groupings and formations in their pre-season debut against the Indianapolis Colts. While you don’t want to read too much into what you see in August, the plays still provide a general preview for how the Jets plan to use certain players. Let’s take a quick look at five of those formations and plays… Play 1 This...
Via Turn On The Jets
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Downs AFC West: Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland

Today, in Four Downs, I am going to be examining some of the off-season events in the AFC West, and how they may impact each team.   First Down–Denver Broncos The Mile High City had a fair amount of turnover this off-season.  This shuffling off the decks was highlighted by red-zone aficionado  Eric Decker moving on to the Big Apple and possibly the best defensive player in...
Via FF Locker Room
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker key to New York Jets’ offensive turnaround

After Marty Mornhinweg struggled to get the under-manned offense of the New York Jets off of the ground in his first year as coordinator, wide receiver Eric Decker, running back Chris Johnson and veteran quarterback Michael Vick were acquired during one of the offseason’s most noteworthy renovations in an effort to make Gang Green a playoff contender in 2014. But more significant...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 AFC East Preview

Once again, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots will begin the season as the favorite in the AFC East after riding a 12-4 record to their fifth consecutive division crown in 2013, and despite their best efforts, it’s unlikely that any of the other three teams in the East will be able to do anything about it. New England took significant steps to improve it’s secondary...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN disses New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker

Yesterday on ESPN’s broadcast of NFL Live the hosts separated this season’s big free agent acquisitions into two categories: blockbuster or bust. For the most part the crew was high on the big signings, with the exception of New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker. Even Herm Edwards would not go out on a limb for him. via espn.com The criticism of Decker centers around the idea...
Via cover32 - Jets
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Cleared For Preseason Opener

Jets receiver Eric Decker (foot, hamstring) has been cleared for the preseason opener, according to the Bergen Record.Fantasy Spin:Decker has put together two straight seasons with 85+ catches, 1,000+ yards and 10+ touchdowns with the Denver Broncos. He has a good shot to see more than the 137 targets he drew last season, but he's going to see a major dropoff in production with...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick: Geno Smith will be ’10 times better’ than last year

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick believes Geno Smith will develop into one of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks. “He’s going to be great,” Vick said Tuesday after practice, via ESPN.com. “He’s going to be 10 times better than where he was last year, and I’m looking forward to it.” Smith will start Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets counting on Decker to be 'the guy'

In search of a top receiving target this offseason, the Jets think they found their guy in Eric Decker. It remains to be seen whether Gang Green's prized free agent signing can be a legitimate No. 1 option this upcoming season.
Via nyj.scout.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Wants To Prove He’s Not Product Of Peyton Manning

Eric Decker wants to be respected and he’s tired of hearing about how Peyton Manning is the reason he got such a huge deal from the New York Jets. Despite accounting for 172 catches, 2,352 yards and 24 touchdowns in the past two seasons with the Broncos, Decker told the New York Daily News that he’s out to prove that he’s simply a really good wide receiver.  “From Year...
Via Thacover2
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Wants To Prove He’s Not Product Of Peyton Manning

Eric Decker wants to be respected and he’s tired of hearing about how Peyton Manning is the reason he got such a huge deal from the New York Jets. Despite accounting for 172 catches, 2,352 yards and 24 touchdowns in the past two seasons with the Broncos, Decker told the New York Daily News that he’s out to prove that he’s simply a really good wide receiver.  “From Year...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Jets’ Decker misses practice; NY Jets defense ranked no. 6 in fantasy

In case you missed it: Columns from cover32 to catch up on everything from the New York Jets this week. New York Jets - New York Jets defense ranked no. 6 best in the NFL. (READ) - Jets RB Chris Johnson ranked no. 15 best in NFL; Top 30 revealed. (READ) - Jets WR Eric Decker misses practice with “a little bit of a hamstring.” (READ) - Jets WR Eric Decker ranked inside Top 30...
Via cover32 - Jets
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets receiver Eric Decker ranked 29th best in NFL, top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of WRs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s wide...
Via cover32 - Jets
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets WR Eric Decker misses practice with “a little bit of a hamstring”

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker missed practice Friday, with tightness in his hamstring. Those are my words — not Rex Ryan’s. Here’s what Rex did have to say, on Decker missing practice… “It’s a little bit of a hamstring,” Ryan said. “It’s not like he (Decker) pulled a hamstring. We took care of him.” Ryan’s right, it’s not like he pulled it. It does...
Via cover32 - Jets
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eric Decker weighs in on who should be team’s starting QB

New York Jets WR Eric Decker is coming off a career year in which he hauled in 87 catches for 1,288 yards (11 TD). The Jets needed help at the receiver position, so they signed the 27-year-old receiver to a 5-year, $36.25 million contract during the free agency period in the offseason. He seems to be fitting in just fine at Jets camp in Cortland, NY. And on Monday, he spoke about...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Eric Decker named 40th best fantasy WR, Hill is 69th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Jets
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback competition keeping New York Jets in headlines

As expected, since arriving in the Big Apple as a free agent in March, Michael Vick’s presence has further fueled the debate surrounding Geno Smith and the often-newsworthy battle to become the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But with training camp now upon us much of the talk has been shoved aside in favor of actual, on-field results, and after the team’s first week in...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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