Eight hundred and fifty-nine points.
That is nearly 27 points per team from a record-setting Week 14. That number is specially amazing considering one game was played in a freak blizzard and four others were played on snow covered fields, and that doesn’t even count the Arctic conditions in Denver and Chicago.
Montee Ball has moved up to the first team for the Denver Broncos and those around the team don’t see him relinquishing that spot any time soon. The 22-year-old rookie running back was specifically singled out by quarterback Peyton Manning when addressing the running back position on Wednesday.
The NFL has become a passing game. While that is a true statement, top running backs will rule the first few rounds of fantasy drafts as much as ever.
This week, Jerod heads to Lincoln, Nebraska for the second leg of the MSF-La Quinta College Football Road Trip to see the #22 Cornhuskers and Wisconsin kick off their 2012 Big Ten conference seasons. Here is the a preview and prediction of the game.
The Big Ten hasn’t been home to a Heisman Trophy winner since 2006, when Ohio State’s Troy Smith hoisted the award. The upcoming season, however, could see the Big Ten’s 15th Heisman winner in history. Here are my top four Big Ten Heisman candidates for the 2012 season.