Fact or Fluke: How will major injuries impact fantasy football playoff pushes?
Week 13 had other plans for us, though, as it seemed to create more questions than answers. On paper, they were allowing the third-fewest fantasy points to opposing QBs and the fifth-fewest to opposing WRs coming into the game. Amon-Ra St. Brown, WR, Detroit LionsSt. Brown was a prime candidate for some positive regression and it hit in Week 13. I wasn't 100 percent on board after Week 13 when James Robinson was a healthy scratch, but I am now. If you're in a tough spot for Week 14 RBs, Johnson will be much more available than Knight.wftv.com
NFL Power Rankings: Can 49ers win a Super Bowl without their top 2 QBs? It's possible
Plunkett took over and the Raiders won a Super Bowl a few months later. In 2018, Nick Foles took over for injured Carson Wentz and went on a magical ride that ended with the Philadelphia Eagles' first Super Bowl win. Irrelevant in this year's draft or maybe a journeyman veteran who has been on a record 14 NFL teams, and trying to win a Super Bowl. It's a brutal injury for the 49ers because they have the talent to make a Super Bowl and the NFC isn't that great. It was easy to see the 49ers getting on a roll and making another Super Bowl.wftv.com
Get to know 49ers QB Brock Purdy, who is expected to start vs. Tom Brady and Buccaneers in Week 14
The next man up was rookie Brock Purdy, far down on the depth chart to start the season but now the leader of San Francisco's offense. Over the 2017-2018 season, Purdy completed 238 of 368 passes for 4,410 yards and 57 touchdowns, and found success with his legs as well, rushing for 1,016 yards with 10 touchdowns. Irrelevant quarterback to throw a touchdown pass. Irrelevant to start a regular season game at quarterback. Following Sunday's game, Purdy told the media that he's pretty thrilled to be facing the GOAT.wftv.com
49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo out for season with broken left foot
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending left foot injury Sunday, dealing a big blow to one of the the NFL's top teams. We know what Jimmy’s been through, how hard he’s worked at this,” coach Kyle Shanahan said after the game. This is the third time Garoppolo has had a season derailed by injury since joining the 49ers midway through the 2017 season. He went down with a season-ending knee injury in the third game of the 2018 season and missed eight games with ankle injuries in 2020. Garoppolo kept his job last year but was supposed to move on this season before offseason shoulder surgery killed his trade market.wftv.com
49ers QB Garoppolo out for season with broken right foot
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — (AP) — San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the rest of the season after breaking his right foot in a 33-17 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Garoppolo got up slowly after being sacked by Jerome Baker and Jaelan Phillips on third down on San Francisco's first drive. Rookie Brock Purdy came into the game to replace Garoppolo to start the second drive and threw two touchdown passes. Purdy had thrown just nine passes this season in mop-up duty of a blowout loss to Kansas City in Week 7. Garoppolo resumed his starting role for San Francisco in Week 2 this season after Trey Lance went down with a season-ending ankle injury.wftv.com
Tua Tagovailoa commits 3 turnovers as Dolphins lose to Brock Purdy's 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers were in trouble on Sunday when they lost Jimmy Garoppolo to a foot injury early against the Miami Dolphins. But backup quarterback Brock Purdy played well in his absence, and Tua Tagovailoa had his worst game of the season in a 33-17 Dolphins win. With 10:10 left in the third and the 49ers leading, 17-10, Tagovailoa faced a collapsing pocket on first-and-25. 📺: #MIAvsSF on FOX📱: Stream on NFL+ pic.twitter.com/QfK2CoztbM — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) December 4, 2022The turnover broke a streak of 193 Tagovailoa passes without an interception, a Miami Dolphins record. On his very next pass, Tagovailoa turned the ball over again.wftv.com
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo leaves game with foot injury
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — (AP) — San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was taken on a cart to the locker room with a foot injury in the first quarter and will not return to the game. Garoppolo got up slowly after being sacked by Jerome Baker and Jaelan Phillips on third down on San Francisco's first drive against Miami on Sunday. He went into the injury tent before being taken by cart to the locker room. Rookie Brock Purdy came into the game to replace Garoppolo to start the second drive. Garoppolo resumed his starting role for San Francisco in Week 2 this season after Trey Lance went down with a season-ending ankle injury.wftv.com
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo carted off vs. Dolphins with ankle injury
San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo left Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins with an ankle injury, and is questionable to return according to the team. 49ers say QB Jimmy Garoppolo is questionable to return due to an ankle injury. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 4, 2022Early in the first quarter, Garoppolo appeared to roll his ankle while being sacked by a Dolphins player. Jimmy Garoppolo was carted to the locker room with an ankle injury... Brock Purdy is coming in at QB for the 49ers! The Niners' season began with Trey Lance, their quarterback of the future, sustaining a season-ending injury in Week 1.wftv.com
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo leaves game with foot injury
San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was taken on a cart to the locker room with a foot injury in the first quarter and will not return to the game. Garoppolo got up slowly after being sacked by Jerome Baker and Jaelan Phillips on third down on San Francisco's first drive against Miami on Sunday. Rookie Brock Purdy came into the game to replace Garoppolo to start the second drive.news.yahoo.com
Clemson tops Iowa State in Cheez-It Bowl for Swinney's 150th
19 Clemson beat Iowa State 20-13 on Wednesday night in the Cheez-It Bowl for coach Dabo Swinney’s 150th victory. Will Shipley had a 12-yard touchdown run and finished with 61 yards rushing and 53 yards receiving for Clemson (10-3). Goodrich sealed Clemson’s victory with 33 seconds to play when he stripped the ball away from Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy on a fourth-and-2 play. Iowa State dropped four of its final six games of the season and lost in a bowl game for a fourth consecutive year. Iowa State cut it 20-13 with 9:42 to play on Andrew Mevis’ third field goal and Purdy’s 6-yard touchdown pass to Charlie Kolar.wftv.com
Iowa St. wins another close one against No. 8 Cowboys 24-21
Oklahoma St Iowa St Football Iowa State fans celebrate on the field after an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 24-21. 8 Oklahoma State 24-21 on Saturday. Iowa State, Oklahoma State and Baylor are all tied for second place in the Big 12 behind Oklahoma. Iowa State: The Cyclones won their third straight game and first over a top-10 opponent since they beat then-No.wftv.com
Baylor beats No. 14 Iowa St 31-29 after failed 2-point try
Iowa St Baylor Football Baylor quarterback Gerry Bohanon (11) rushes the ball against Baylor during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Waco, Texas. 14 Iowa State 31-29 on Saturday. THE TAKEAWAYBaylor: The Bears had already have doubled their win total from 2020 but were heavy favorites against Texas State, Texas Southern and Kansas. Baylor was an underdog Saturday and was outgained by Iowa State 469-284. Iowa State: Hall lived up to his billing, but the Cyclones couldn’t finish drives.wftv.com
No. 12 Iowa State beats No. 25 Oregon 34-17 in Fiesta Bowl
12 Iowa State grinded out a 34-17 victory over No. Iowa State had a time of possession advantage of more than 25 minutes. Iowa State won three games its first season under Matt Campbell before playing in three straight bowl games. Iowa State took a methodical offensive approach in the Fiesta Bowl, scoring its first two touchdowns on drives of 14 and 15 plays. Iowa State will have to replace several key players on defense, but Rose is just a junior.
No. 12 Iowa State to face No. 25 Oregon in Fiesta Bowl
25 Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl. All extracurricular activities tied to the Fiesta Bowl were shelved, the sightseeing tours among them. “Our players, to have the opportunity to do the things that would typically be involved in the Fiesta Bowl would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," Iowa State offensive coordinator Tom Manning said. You would like to have the full experience of the Fiesta Bowl, but it’s the way that it’s gone this year.”The Fiesta Bowl is the culmination of what coach Matt Campbell has built during five seasons in Ames. We’ve had some great games in the past.”HALL'S IMPACT: Oregon's top priority defensive will be trying to slow Hall.
AP All-Big 12: Iowa State players and coach win top awards
Campbell, in his fifth season at Iowa State, got all 20 votes as coach of the year. Iowa State had four first-team selections for the AP All-Big 12 team, matching Oklahoma and Texas Tech for the most in league. RB — u-Breece Hall, Iowa State, 6-1, 215, So., Wichita, Kansas. G — Derek Schweiger, Iowa State, 6-3, 311, Jr., Plymouth, Wisconsin. WR — Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa State, 6-3, 207, Jr., Jacksonville, Florida.
No. 12 Sooners win 6th B12 title in row, 27-21 over Iowa St
12 Sooners won their sixth consecutive Big 12 championship. The Sooners got a bit of revenge Saturday when winning another Big 12 title game, with Spencer Rattler throwing a 45-yard touchdown to fellow freshman Marvin Mims and running for another score in a 27-21 victory over the No. Oklahoma still has its 14th Big 12 title overall in the league's 25-season history, and the 50th conference championship in school history. Iowa State played in a conference championship game for the first time in school history, though fifth-year coach Matt Campbell was incensed at times. Clemson also won its sixth conference championship in a row, with a 34-10 win over Notre Dame in the ACC title game later Saturday..
Sanders, Hubbard lead No. 6 Oklahoma St. past Iowa St. 24-21
He had 15 carries, taking away some of Iowa State's focus away from star running back Chuba Hubbard. It was real frustrating.”With Oklahoma State leading 14-7 late in the second quarter, Iowa State drove deep into Oklahoma State territory but had to settle for a field goal attempt. It was his second missed field goal of the first half, and Oklahoma State took its seven-point lead into the break. Brock Purdy threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Xavier Hutchinson with 49 seconds remaining to trim Oklahoma State's lead to 24-21. “We’ll tip our hat to Oklahoma State,” Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said.
Iowa State hands No. 18 Oklahoma second straight loss, 37-30
Iowa State won 37-30. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)AMES, Iowa – It was another milestone win for Matt Campbell's rising program at Iowa State. 18 Oklahoma's final drive, giving Iowa State a 37-30 victory Saturday night. “We've got 16 seniors who came here on a dream that we someday could turn Iowa State football around. Iowa State: Purdy completed 12 of 24 passes and the defense came up big when it had to.
Week 2 Preview: Trevor Lawrence launches Heisman campaign
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, in Clemson, S.C. Lawrence is a candidate for the 2020 Heisman Trophy award. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)This college football season is already so odd that it’s unclear whether this is Week 1 or Week 2. 1 Clemson and Trevor Lawrence begin their season at Wake Forest, a solid opportunity for the star quarterback and preseason Heisman front-runner to launch a campaign. The Sooners' new starter is the first non-transfer to begin the season as QB1 since before Trevor Knight in 2014. One coach who could really use a win to start this season, though, is Les Miles of Kansas.
No. 5 Oklahoma still Big 12 favorite with inexperienced QB
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley talks with players during an NCAA college football game between Iowa State and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. As usual, Riley is taking his time naming a starting quarterback. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
No. 5 Oklahoma still Big 12 favorite with inexperienced QB
The Sooners are still considered the overwhelming favorite to win their sixth consecutive Big 12 crown overall because nobody has dethroned them with Riley there. Purdy last year set school records with 3,982 yards and 27 TDs passing, leading the Big 12 with 306.3 yards per game. Conference play begins Sept. 26, the start of an 11-week stretch for nine league games before the Big 12 title game Dec. 12 or Dec. 19, if an extra week is needed. Since this is only TCU's ninth season in the league, Patterson technically isn't the longest-tenured Big 12 coach. Former Oklahoma State quarterback Mike Gundy is in his 16th season as head coach for his alma mater.
Hubbard, Lynch, Hurts lead AP Big 12 awards; Rhule top coach
Lynch ranks eighth nationally with his 12 1/2 sacks, which are a single-season Baylor record. RB_u-Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma St., 6-1, 207, So., Sherwood Park, Alberta. G_Josh Rivas, Kansas St., 6-6, 323, So., Hutchinson, Kansas. P_Devin Anctil, Kansas St., 6-1, 234, Sr., Lenexa, Kansas. Offensive player of the year — Chuba Hubbard, RB, Oklahoma St.