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Commanders name QB Heinicke as starter vs. Packers

Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera said on Tuesday that TAYLOR HEINICKE will be the starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. With fellow quarterback CARSON WENTZ outMore for the foreseeable future with an injury, Heinicke gets the starting gig with rookie signal caller SAM HOWELL working as the backup. Less

Source: Washington Post


Commanders QB Wentz likely out 4-6 weeks

Washington Commanders starting quarterback CARSON WENTZ underwent successful surgery on Monday to tend to the fractured ring finger on his throwing hand. Wentz is expected to make a full recovery butMore he is also expected to miss the next 4-6 weeks while recovering. The team is reportedly considering placing Wentz on injured reserve. With Wentz out for the foreseeable future, TAYLOR HEINICKE takes over the starting gig with rookie fifth-round draft pick SAM HOWELL taking over as the primary backup. Less


Podcast: October 13 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 5 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead to tonight's Commanders-Bears matchup. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »


Around the NFL: Indianapolis Colts

The Colts traded for Matt Ryan because they were looking to switch to more of a grownup at quarterback. Somebody who could avoid making the key mistakes. But that hasn’t happened.   more »


Ask the Experts: Which top performer is headed for a decline?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which top performer will cool off the rest of the way?  more »



Wentz has big second half for Commanders

CARSON WENTZ fantasy owners were likely expecting big things against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, but the Washington Commanders found themselves trailing 22-0 at halftime. Wentz turn things around in theMore second half, however, with 3 touchdown passes in a Commanders comeback attempt that fell slightly short. Wentz said after the game “I got to be better”. Less

Source: Washington Post

Factoid: Indianapolis Colts

Two games in, Matt Ryan isn’t looking like much of an upgrade over Carson Wentz – or anybody else the Colts have trotted out at quarterback in recent years. Expectations that Indianapolis was almost a prohibitive favorite to win the AFC South are looking pretty silly nowadays.   more »


Podcast: September 16 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 2 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »


Commanders not overly concerned with Wentz accuracy issues

Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera said recently that the team is not concerned about quarterback CARSON WENTZ’s accuracy issues during what has been and up-and-down training camp. Rivera said thatMore there are “some inaccuracies” before adding that it’s nothing he is overly concerned about. Wentz has struggled with consistency and accuracy for much of his career, and it appears as though this season may be more of the same. Less


Podcast: July 29 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview the NFC East. Sponsored by FanDraft; use promo code INDEX22 to save 15% at  more »

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Factoid: Jahan Dotson

I saw a report go by where Carson Wentz was talking up the pass-catching ability of Jahan Dotson, and it reminds me of just how good the rookie’s hands are. There was some talk back in April and May of Dotson being the odd man out of the half dozen receivers selected in the first round, but I never bought into that at all.  more »



Washington signs WR McLaurin to three-year extension

Washington Commanders wide receiver TERRY MCLAURIN agreed to a three-year extension worth roughly $71 million earlier this week. McLaurin was the 76th player drafted in 2019, selected behind 11 other wideMore receivers. McLaurin has excelled in his three years in the NFL, despite adjusting to eight different starting quarterbacks during that time. McLaurin gets another new quarterback for 2022, with the Commanders having added CARSON WENTZ during the offseason. Less

Source: Washington Post


More catches in 2022 for Colts RB Taylor?

While it’s hard to imagine Indianapolis Colts running back JONATHAN TAYLOR improving upon his 2021 season, that’s exactly what could happen with new quarterback MATT RYAN in town. Indianapolis is likelyMore to swing the run-pass ratio back toward the passing game with the upgrade from CARSON WENTZ to Ryan, with Taylor possibly getting more touches in the passing game. Two years into his career, Taylor has 76 catches – 36 as a rookie and 40 last season – with the sky as the limit heading into his third season. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star


Colts add star cornerback Gilmore

The Indianapolis Colts agreed to terms with five-time Pro Bowl cornerback STEPHON GILMORE on Friday on a two-year deal, locking up the former Bills, Patriots, and Panthers star after bringing himMore into town for a visit. The move is the second big offseason move for the Colts, who earlier traded starting quarterback CARSON WENTZ to Washington before eventually adding former Atlanta signal-caller MATT RYAN. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star

Fantasy News: QB carousel

It’s been a crazy offseason, particularly at the quarterback position. Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson are at new addresses, and there are some decent undercard items as well, with Matt Ryan and Carson Wentz in line to start for playoff-caliber teams.   more »


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