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Panthers Sign Fozzy Whitaker to Replace Injured Tyler Gaffney

The NFL’s Ian Rapoport just reported that the Carolina Panthers have just signed running back Foswhitt ‘Fozzy’ Whitaker to replace rookie Tyler Gaffney who suffered a knee injury  and now has to undergo surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus. Gaffney will be out the rest of the season.   The #Panthers signed RB/KR Fozzy Whittaker […] The post Panthers Sign Fozzy Whitaker...
Via Champs Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign RB Fozzy Whittaker, Place RB Tyler Gaffney On IR

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Panthers have signed RB Fozzy Whittaker to a contract and placed rookie RB Tyler Gaffney on season-ending injured reserve. Gaffney unfortunately suffered a torn lateral meniscus during Saturday’s practice, so it’s not all that surprising that they added some depth for training camp. Whittaker, 25, signed on with the Arizona...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Many disappointments for Cleveland Browns, yet one stood out above rest

There’s a lot of areas that could fall under biggest disappointment for the 2013 Cleveland Browns. I could go with coaching. I could go with quarterback play. Hell, I probably should go with the front office. But I’m going to give the dubious prize to what was one of the most pathetic run games I’ve ever seen. As the playoffs have shown, the running game is not dead in today’s...
Via cover32 - Browns
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

If the Browns really want to make a splash in free agency, these guys would do it!.

With the search for a Head Coach still ongoing, and likely to be so for some time, there is obviously a lot of doubt as to which personnel the Cleveland Browns will be keeping, or more importantly, which ones will be coming in. All fans have a view on who should stay and who should go, and there is a lot to speculate on as we all fantasize about which players we would like to see...
Via Woof Woof
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns 2014 outlook: The need for a feature back

Editor's note: Browns beat reporter Fred Greetham will break down the Browns roster on a position-by-position basis, with the second part looking at the running back position. Running Backs (Willis McGahee, Chris Ogbonnaya, Fozzy Whittaker, Dion Lewis, Edwin Baker) McGahee (6-0, 235, 32) -- McGahee led the Browns in rushing--that's not saying much--with just 377 yards on...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Bud Shaw skewers Jimmy Haslam

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Of delusion and dysfunction: “Even as he continues to claim ignorance of the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Special teams strategy sparked Bears' rally

The most memorable play in the Bears’ 38-31 win over the Browns on Sunday was undoubtedly Alshon Jeffery’s 45-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter, a prayer answered on a wobbly Jay Cutler deep ball that allowed the Bears to tie the score at 24. But what didn’t get enough recognition in the sequence was the unnecessary roughness penalty Browns linebacker Jabaal Sheard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Willis McGahee Ruled Out For Week 15

Cleveland halfback Willis McGahee has already been ruled out for Sunday's game. SOURCE: CBS ChicagoFantasy Spin:McGahee suffered a concussion Sunday against the Patriots. Fullback Chris Ognonnaya and Fozzy Whittaker should split carries this week against the Bears.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Advanced Target Report Week 14 – Running Backs

Here we are going to take a closer look at the target breakdown for running backs in week 14.  With the NFL going to a more “air raid” approach dual threat running backs are becoming more popular across the NFL and a more viable option in fantasy football. Below I have a list of the RB’s who got 5+ targets this week . I gathered each players number of receptions and then divided...
Via FF Locker Room
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Key fantasy actives and inactives week 12

Actives QB Christian Ponder RB Willis McGahe RB Fozzy Whittaker RB Ryan Mathews RB Joique Bell RB Ben Tate RB Adrian Peterson WR Keenan Allen WR Vincent Brown WR Eddie Royal WR Rishard Matthews WR Mike Wallace WR Cecil Shorts WR Santonio Holmes WR Stephen Hill WR Nate Burleson WR Calvin Johnson  WR Emmanuel Sanders WR DeAndre Hopkins WR Greg Jennings TE Anthony Fasano TE Brandon...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns: Bye Week Focus

The bye week has come at a perfect time for the Cleveland Browns. The week off gives players an opportunity to heal and allows the coaches time to evaluate the performance of the team. Although there is not a game this Sunday, the team is still hard at work in Berea.Coach Rob Chudzinski stated via phone conference “Our focus on the bye week is going to be a combination of us and...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs beat Browns, move to 8-0

The Kanas City Chiefs put the game in the hands of their defense. It came through one more time. Alex Smith threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chiefs held off the Cleveland Browns late in the fourth quarter to preserve a 23-17 victory Sunday and remain the NFL's lone undefeated team. The Chiefs (8-0), off to their best start since winning their first nine games...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs hold on to beat Browns 23-17, stay unbeaten

The Kanas City Chiefs put the game in the hands of their defense. It came through one more time. Alex Smith threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chiefs held off the Cleveland Browns late in the fourth quarter to preserve a 23-17 victory Sunday and remain the NFL's lone undefeated team. The Chiefs (8-0), off to their best start since winning their first nine games...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Chiefs hold on to beat Browns 23-17, stay unbeaten

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Smith threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns, and the Kansas City Chiefs held off the scrappy Cleveland Browns late in the fourth quarter to preserve a 23-17 victory Sunday and remain the NFL's lone undefeated team. The Chiefs (8-0), off to their best start since 2003, built a 20-7 lead late in the first half before the Browns (3-4) made it a game....
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Advanced Target Report Week 7 – Running Backs

Here we are going to take a closer look at the target breakdown for running backs in week 7.  With the NFL going to a more “air raid” approach dual threat running backs are becoming more popular across the NFL and a more viable option in fantasy football. Below I have a list of the RB’s who got 5+ targets this week . I gathered each players number of receptions and then divided...
Via FF Locker Room
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns inactives vs Green Bay

The Browns won’t have DE Billy Winn again this week, but are getting a little healthier. LB Brandon Magee is out with an injury. OL Patrick Lewis, Martin Wallace and Garrett Gilkey are inactive along with TE Keavon Milton. Jabaal Sheard is active for the first time since week three and Fozzy Whittaker will see his first action as a Brown. The Packers will be without several players...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Cleveland Browns inactives against Buffalo

Quarterback Jason Campbell headlines the Browns’ list of inactives for the Thursday night game against the Bills. Brandon Weeden will be active and will be the second string quarterback. The Browns will not have the services of DE Billy Winn for the second game in a row with a quad injury. Linebacker Quentin Groves will miss his third game with an ankle injury. Jabaal Sheard will...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 5

Bills WR Marquise Goodwin, TE Chris Gragg, OT Sam Young, CB Ron Brooks, CB Stephon Gilmore, K Dustin Hopkins, S Jairus Byrd Browns  QB Jason Campbell, RB Fozzy Whittaker, OL Patrick Lewis, OL Martin Lewis, DE Billy Winn, LB Jabaal Sheard, LB Quentin Groves The post NFL Inactives: Week 5 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Preseason Star Fozzy Whittaker Signed By Cleveland Browns

It didn’t take running back Fozzy Whittaker a long time to find a new team. Fozzy was released by the San Diego Chargers on September 28 and then signed by the Cleveland Browns two days later. Whittaker made a little noise during the preseason by out playing veteran Ronnie Brown but the Chargers elected to hold onto the vet. During the preseason, Whittaker piled up 140 yards and...
Via FF Locker Room
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns claim RB/KR Whittaker, waive Hardesty and Cooper

The Browns today claimed RB/KR claimed Fozzy Whittaker off waivers from San Diego. In addition, the team waived wide receiver Josh Cooper and running back Montario Hardesty, who was placed on injured reserve on Aug. 27. Whittaker is a 5-10, 202-pound running back in his first NFL season out of Texas. He spent the final two weeks of the 2012 season on Arizona’s practice squad before...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Saturday 9/28

49ers WR Jon Baldwin “Expected to see more action” moving forward. (Profootballtalk) Bears CB Charles Tillman has been cleared to play for Week 4. (Stacey Dales) Broncos SS Duke Ihenacho is expected to be sidelined due to a right ankle sprain. (Denver Post) Chargers RB Fozzy Whittaker has been waived, while OL Nick Becton has been signed off the practice squad. Eagles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Preseason Recap: 5 Pleasant Surprises

The San Diego Chargers have scaled down their roster from 90 to 53 players this past weekend, and this could be an ongoing process all year.General manager Tom Telesco and his staff will scour the waiver wire and other team's practice squads trying to find hidden gems that could help upgrade the talent level in San Diego.Training camp has provided plenty of pleasant surprises...
Via Football Nation
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Three-and-Out with Fozzy Whittaker

If you Google search Fozzy Whittaker, you'll see he's a former UT halfback who went undrafted in 2012 and spent his rookie year on the Cardinals' practice squad before following Ken Whisenhunt to San Diego. But ask the man and you will find there is much more to his story -- he's Captain America.
Via sdg.scout.com
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Three-and-Out with Fozzy Whittaker

If you Google search Fozzy Whittaker, you'll see he's a former UT halfback who went undrafted in 2012 and spent his rookie year on the Cardinals' practice squad before following Ken Whisenhunt to San Diego. But ask the man and you will find there is much more to his story -- he's Captain America.
Via sdg.scout.com
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Three-and-Out with Fozzy Whittaker

If you Google search Fozzy Whittaker, you'll see he's a former UT halfback who went undrafted in 2012 and spent his rookie year on the Cardinals' practice squad before following Ken Whisenhunt to San Diego. But ask the man and you will find there is much more to his story -- he's Captain America.
Via sdg.scout.com
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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