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10 unheralded NFL players set to make major impacts in Week 17

Last week saw Brandon Weeden lead the Houston Texans to a huge win over the Tennessee Titans in a game that practically gave his team the AFC South title.New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower — less than two months removed from not seeing NFL action since 2011 — put up nearly 170 total yards on 30 touches.Heck, a rookie linebacker in Washington by the name of Preston...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Week 17 DFS Running Backs

Welcome to Week 17 of the fantasy football season. As always, these player selections are for DraftKings – the best daily fantasy site out there. Stats for fantasy points allowed come from NFL.com. Devonta Freeman – $7,600 vs. New Orleans – It’s a great week to play some studs. Freeman plays the second-weakest defense against running backs from the last four weeks. New...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lions DB Glover Quinn Gets Wobbles Getting Up After Up Ending Tim Hightower

At first it looked like Detroit Lions defensive back Glover Quinn has just made a good play by upending New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower. It was a good play, but it ended up being a costly one for the Lions. Quinn's head must have made contact with Hightower's knee while he was running at full speed because when he got up he sure had trouble standing up.Clearly, he got...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Week 15 DFS Running Backs

Welcome to Week 15 of the fantasy football season. As always, these player selections are for DraftKings – the best daily fantasy site out there. Stats for fantasy points allowed come from NFL.com. Doug Martin – $6,600 at St. Louis – Martin has at least 86 total yards per game in five straight, while averaging over 16 points per game in that span. The Rams have allowed the...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Fantasy Football Takeaways from Week 14

Let's take a look at five fantasy takeaways from Week 14. Down goes DaltonThe Cincinatti Bengals, to just about everyone's surprise, were a fantasy juggernaut offensively this season. Tyler Eifert has been the best tight end not named Gronk. A.J. Green has once again solidified himself as one of the best receivers in football. Marvin Jones has been a reliable Flex option. Giovani...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Week 14 Deep Sleepers

Everybody knows to start Adrian Peterson, Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown. In this article we will be covering deep sleepers. Guys that a lot of people may be able to find on their waiver wire. If you’re desperate for an emergency play or a cheap DFS option, this is where you find those guys. Just remember all these guys are longshots. Don’t bench your stars for them! QB...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Sign RB Tim Hightower & WR T.J. Graham, Waive S Akeem Davis

The New Orleans Saints made several roster moves including re-signing RB Tim Hightower and WR T.J. Graham on Tuesday. The Saints also waived S Akeem Davis and FB Austin Johnson. Hightower, 29, signed a reserve/future contract with the Saints back in January, as he attempted a comeback in the NFL. However, he was unfortunately released a few days into the 2015 season. The Saints...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints RB Khiry Robinson Out For Season With Fractured Tibia

Sunday was a hard day in the NFL. A lot of teams lost key players to season ending injuries. The 49ers lost Reggie Bush (ACL). Pittsburgh lost Le'Veon Bell (MCL). The Ravens lost Steve Smith (Achilles), and the New Orleans Saints lost running back Khiry Robinson (fractured tibia).Tim Hightower has been signed to fill in for Robinson who went down on a carry near the goal line: Looks...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Saints bring back RB Tim Hightower after losing Khiry Robinson

When the news broke that Khiry Robinson would be out for the year with a fractured tibia, it was pretty much expected that the New Orleans Saints would turn their attention to the free agent market.Well, apparently it didn't take long for them to find the right man to fill the void. According to Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate, the team has decided to bring back Tim Hightower...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Waive WR T.J. Graham

The New Orleans Saints officially placed WR T.J. Graham on waivers again Monday, according to the NFL transactions release. This will likely open a roster spot for RB Tim Hightower, who was signed to a contract on Monday, according to reports. Graham, 26, is a former third-round pick of the Bills back in 2012. However, he lasted just two years with the team before Buffalo placed...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Signing Veteran RB Tim Hightower

Evan Woodbery reports that the Saints plan to sign veteran RB Tim Hightower to a contract on Monday following the loss of Khiry Robinson for the season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that the Saints worked out running backs Trent Richardson and Travaris Cadet on Monday, but it appears as though they preferred to go with someone they’re familiar with. Hightower, 29, signed...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints release Tim Hightower less than 24 hours after re-signing him

It's been a bit of an emotional roller coaster this week for running back Tim Hightower.After the New Orleans Saints chose to release the running back, ending his comeback for the time being, the team apparently changed their mind. On Monday, the Saints brought back Hightower, just two days after the original release.Then came Tuesday. As Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk reports...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Cut RB Tim Hightower A Day After Re-Signing Him

The New Orleans Saints have released RB Tim Hightower with an injury waiver just a day after they re-signed him to a contract. Both Hightower and G Mike McGlynn were released a few days ago so that the Saints could promote Jones and Opurum from their practice squad. The team elected to bring both players back ... The post Saints Cut RB Tim Hightower A Day After...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints re-sign Hightower, McGlynn

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have brought back veteran running back Tim Hightower and offensive lineman Mike McGlynn, two days after cutting both players while making roster changes for the season opener at Arizona on Sunday. Receiver Seantavius Jones and fullback Toben Opurum, who had been moved from the practice squad to the active roster, have been waived as part...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign RB Tim Hightower & G Mike McGlynn

The New Orleans Saints officially re-signed veterans RB Tim Hightower and G Mike McGlynn on Monday, according to the NFL Transactions release. The Saints cut cut WR Seantavius Jones and FB Toben Opurum to make room for the two players. Both Hightower and McGlynn were released a few days ago so that the Saints could promote Jones and Opurum ... The post Saints...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints cut 3, activate 3 from practice squad

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have cut veteran running back Tim Hightower and veteran offensive lineman Mike McGlynn while placing rookie linebacker Davis Tull on injured reserve. New Orleans also has activated receiver Seantavius Jones, fullback Toben Opurum and defensive back Don Jones from its practice squad. Hightower, a former Arizona Cardinals running back, had...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Cut RB Tim Hightower & OL Mike McGlynn

Field Yates reports that the Saints made a number of roster moves on Saturday including releasing RB Tim Hightower and OL Mike McGlynn. The Saints also sent LB Davis Tull to season-ending injured reserve. S Don Jones, WR Seantavius Jones, FB Toben Opurum were all promoted to their active roster. Hightower, 29, signed a reserve/future contract with the ... ...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Payton says Tim Hightower had that 'look in his eye'

Running back Tim Hightower is hot on the comeback trail. It's taken three years for Hightower to get back to the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints gave him a chance and he got plenty of work in the preseason opener. As Mike Triplett of ESPN explained, head coach Sean Payton had some positive things to say about the 29-year-old running back. "I liked the look in his eye pregame, and...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFC South Positional Groups: Running Backs

The running back position has evolved. It’s hard for someone at the position to see the field if they’re not adequate at pass blocking or have decent hands. It’s common for running backs to be moved around the formation as a diagnostic tool for the quarterback, and the player needs to have a route tree. Featured backs use to be the norm, but now they’re a rarity. Teams need...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Hightower wants to go out and be a key player for the Saints

Tim Hightower is a name that many football fans probably know, but is also one that we haven't heard much from recently. The reason? Injuries, just like what we've seen happen to so many other players in the NFL. For Hightower, though, it's a different story. He's not only in the process of battling back, he believes that very well may be back, thanks to an opportunity the New Orleans...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Tryout 14 Players Including Former RB Tim Hightower

Redskins Tryout 14 Players Including Former RB Tim Hightower The Washington Redskins have made it somewhat of a tradition the last few years to bring players in during the bye-week for tryouts. This year is no different even though the Redskins have a new coach in town as the team brought in 14 players on [...]
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Tim Hightower, Chiefs, Dolphins, Jets, Packers, & Texans

  NFL Former Cardinals and Redskins RB Tim Hightower has been medically cleared and a few teams have recently shown some “curiosity” in him. (John Keim) Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe left practice early with cramps. (Adam Teicher) The Chiefs were forced to use recently signed OL Ryan Harris at left tackle and J’Marcus Webb at right tackle while some players sat out with injuries...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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