Stat Nerd Thursday: Fade Derrick Henry, Elijah Moore vs. Garrett Wilson & Steelers/Browns preview
Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football ForecastApple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google PodcastsMatt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don, who spends much of the early part of the podcast talking about the injuries facing the 49ers and being too high on Cowboys TE Dalton Schultz in the preseason. Later, the guys dig through some stats about Titans RB Derrick Henry, Jets’ WRs Elijah Moore and Garrett Wilson, Falcons WR Drake London and TE Kyle Pitts, and wonder if Miles Sanders is underrated. 00:25 Niners chat - Trey Lance injury / Jimmy G back07:20 NEWS / Dalton Schultz & Michael Gallup injury updates10:00 NEWS / James Conner injury update11:00 NEWS / Mike Evans suspension & Cole Beasley signing15:30 Tua vs. the Bills17:15 NEWS / J.K. Dobbins is week-to-week19:05 Rashod Bateman22:50 Elijah Moore vs. Garrett Wilson27:50 Amon-Ra St. Brown32:04 Drake London34:00 Kyle Pitts38:15 Chris Olave41:35 Miles Sanders44:45 Derrick Henry48:00 TNF Preview: Steelers at BrownsCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastswftv.com
Ravens lose CB Kyler Fuller, LT Ja'Wuan James to season-ending injuries
Both left tackle Ja’Wuan James and cornerback Kyle Fuller have been ruled out for the season, the team confirmed. Fuller tore his ACL in the game, too. Moore pushed off Fuller before making a grab in the end zone, which sent Fuller to the ground immediately grabbing for his knee. "I think he really, really — he'll tell you, he really loves it here. #Ravens #RavensFlock @wjz pic.twitter.com/goEzO0vrO3 — WJZ Sports (@WJZ13sports) September 12, 2022Fuller had three tackles against the Jets before he went down.wftv.com
2022 NFL training camp fantasy football notes: Why did Josh Jacobs play in the Hall of Fame game?
Josh Jacobs played in the Hall of Fame gameYes, a starting NFL running back playing in the pre-preseason game is newsworthy. Jacobs has been a completely red light pick at his RB20-22 ADP and that will continue to be the case. Coaches, beat reporters and 49ers defenders have been in lockstep stating Brandon Aiyuk has been outstanding in training camp. The Rams receiver underwent a "clean-up" procedure on the same knee he had surgery on this offseason. NFL Draft Day 3 rookie Isiah Pacheco has been taking limited reps with the first team in training camp.wftv.com
Fantasy Football: Which second-year WRs are the best breakout bet of 2022?
The fact that he’s tethered to an ideal situation with an established quarterback in a good offense is just icing on the cake. Jaylen Waddle, Miami DolphinsAfter a rookie season that was defined by his high floor, many were left wondering if there was more juice to squeeze out of Jaylen Waddle's ability. Chief among them is second-year receiver Elijah Moore, who brings all the skills we want in a breakout player. Biggest selling pointKyler Murray is a good quarterback and has elevated receiver talents over the last couple of seasons. Palmer could slide in as the WR3 on a really good offense with a great quarterback.wftv.com
Titans receiver A.J. Brown shares battle with depression
Behind his big smile, Brown said Thursday he was battling so hard with depression back then that he thought of killing himself. Growing up in Mississippi, Brown said he always brushed off his feelings and didn't consider what depression really was. Brown wouldn't share what led to his depression. Brown said he thought long and hard about posting the video he recorded earlier on Nov. 12. He also sat down with several Titans teammates who talked about their own struggles, which Brown says they need to do more often.wftv.com
Wilson making quick connections in 1st week as new Jets QB
NEW YORK — (AP) — Zach Wilson has been busy working the phones in his first week-plus as the newest quarterback of the New York Jets. His passion comes out through the phone.”The 21-year-old Wilson understands the task at hand and fully embraces it. “I feel like that connection with your guys is super important,” Wilson said Saturday before his second rookie minicamp practice. Saleh thinks Wilson has some innate qualities that will allow him to handle that spotlight and thrive in it. Saleh has split rookie camp practices into sessions, with offensive and defensive linemen taking the field in the mornings and skill players going in the afternoons.wftv.com
Jets go offense early before making run on defense in draft
NEW YORK — (AP) — The New York Jets' offense was downright offensive on most Sundays the past few seasons. Pick by pick early in the NFL draft, Joe Douglas went to work on changing all that. The Jets went with offense on their first four selections, kicking things off by taking their newest franchise quarterback in BYU's Zach Wilson at No. The Jets stayed on that side of the ball to start the fourth round, taking elusive North Carolina running back Michael Carter. The Jets knew it would be Wilson after Douglas, Saleh and offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur were awed by the former BYU star's performance at his pro day.wftv.com
Corral, Ole Miss take down No. 7 Indiana in Outback Bowl
The Ole Miss defense, which allowed 535.7 yards and 40.3 points per game during the regular season, came through with one more stop to clinch the school's first bowl win since beating Oklahoma State in the 2016 Sugar Bowl. leaving Indiana with an opportunity to pull out its first bowl win in nearly 30 years. The Hoosiers, who don't have a postseason win since the 1991 Copper Bowl bowl, drove to the Rebels 33 before stalling and turning it over on downs. The Big Ten logo was replaced by an Outback Bowl logo on jerseys, and the letters “LEO” were added to helmets. POLL IMPLICATIONSThe loss could cost Indiana what likely would have been a Top 10 finish in the final AP Poll.
Nix finds Williams for game winner as Auburn tops Ole Miss
Auburn wide receivers Anthony Schwartz (1) and Ze'Vian Capers (80) both reach for an errant pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin’s debut
The star tight end caught four of Kyle Trask’s six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi’s Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory Saturday. Trask completed 30 of 42 passes for 416 yards including touchdown passes of 1, 16, 71 and 17 yards to Pitts. Trask modestly chose to deflect the attention to 6-foot-6, 240-pound Pitts, who consistently found seams in the Ole Miss secondary. Ole Miss (0-1) tied it at 14 midway through the second quarter before yielding to the Trask-led Florida outburst.