The Jets declining to pick up running back Chris Johnson’s $500,000 option for 2015 had less to do with the $3.5 million of salary cap they cleared than the overall backfield picture.
After knocking out the Denver Broncos, 24-13, last weekend, the Indianapolis Colts need to focus on key areas to defeat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Foxborough.
A resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.
New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.
While the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.
The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.
The New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.
Gang Green is getting their chance at the New England Patriots at the right time. The high-powered Patriots have turned down the wattage quite a bit.
Two weeks ago if anyone had said the Jets had a legitimate shot to go into Foxboro in Week 2 and win that person likely would have been laughed out of the room. But the NFL has a strange way of leveling the playing field.
Rob Gronkowski and Chad Ochocinco are set to suit up for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, meanwhile Ahmad Bradshaw is ready to go for the Giants.