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Factoid: Late bloomer quarterbacks

Followup to yesterday's article. Jared Goff and Baker Mayfield just had big years. Goff had been there before, but it was Mayfield's first notable season, fantasy or otherwise, in the sixth year of his career. What might the future hold for him?   more »


Factoid: Geno Smith

I like the look of Geno Smith. He was one of the biggest surprises of last season, and I don’t think it was a fluke. I think he’s for real, and I would be very interested in drafting him to be the second quarterback on my team (in a typical 12-team format).   more »



Bucs OC won’t rush starting QB decision

New Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Dave Canales indicated earlier this week that he is not concerned about an offseason quarterback competition between BAKER MAYFIELD and KYLE TRASK extending deep into trainingMore camp. Canales managed a similar situation last season in Seattle with quarterbacks GENO SMITH and DREW LOCK. Canales said that “quarterbacks preparing as if they are the starter for six months makes the entire team better in the long term”. Canales did not address the impact of fantasy owners having to adjust draft boards late into the preseason. Less



Seahawks, QB Smith agree to new deal

The Seattle Seahawks and veteran quarterback GENO SMITH agreed earlier this week to a new three-year deal that will keep him in town following his breakout, career season. While the officialMore announcement did not reveal contract terms, several outlets reported that the deal could be worth up to $105 million and includes $52 million in the first calendar year. Less

Source: Seattle Times

Around the NFL: Giants re-sign Jones

The quarterback dominoes are falling into place. Daniel Jones re-signed with the Giants, Geno Smith and Derek Carr agreed to deals yesterday, and over half of the league has locked down a starting quarterback.   more »

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Seahawks not concerned about QB Smith heading to Bucs

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Dave Canales, who played a key role in the renaissance of quarterback GENO SMITH’s career last season, is now the offensive coordinator in Tampa Bay. AmidMore speculation that Smith, a free agent, might follow Canales to the Buccaneers, Seattle GM Johan Schneider said recently that he was not concerned about such a scenario. Schneider is confident in how contract discussions are progressing, saying that the two sides have had “good talks so far”. Less



Bucs hire new offensive coordinator

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired former Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Dave Canales this week to take over as the team’s new offensive coordinator. The 41-year-old Canales is credited with helping toMore revitalize the career of veteran quarterback GENO SMITH, who was named the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year. Canales replaces Byron Leftwich, who was fired along with five other assistants in January. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times


Seahawks QB Smith optimistic about reaching new deal

Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl quarterback GENO SMITH said late last week that contract talks with the team are underway and that the prospects of the two sides reaching a deal areMore “looking very good”. Smith, 32, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March. After being a backup quarterback for most of the past seven years, Smith was one of the biggest surprises of the 2022 NFL season. Smith earned a Pro Bowl nod after leading the league in completion percentage and breaking several of RUSSELL WILSON’s single-season franchise records. Less



Seahawks hoping to keep QBs Smith, Lock

Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback GENO SMITH and backup quarterback DREW LOCK are both scheduled to become free agents this spring. Seattle general Manager John Schneider reiterated this week that the SeahawksMore hope to re-sign both quarterbacks. Regarding Smith, Schneider said the team would “love to have him back”. Smith started all 17 games for the Seahawks, throwing 30 touchdowns and earning Pro Bowl honors. He beat out lock during training camp and the preseason to earn the starting job and never looked back. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Ask the Experts: Who is the Comeback Player of the Year?

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: Who is the Comeback Player of the Year?  more »


Podcast: December 9 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 14 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by RotoWire.  more »


Factoid: Geno Smith

Geno Smith is looking strangely decent for the Seahawks. It’s one thing to put up big numbers against the Lions, of course, with that defense on pace to allow the most points in league history. But Smith also completed a high percentage of his passes against the 49ers and Broncos, who have two of the best pass defenses in the league.   more »



Seahawks QB Smith, RB Penny soar past Lions defense

Don’t look now fantasy owners, but Seattle quarterback GENO SMITH and running back RASHAAD PENNY had the Seahawks offense soaring in Sunday’s win over the Detroit Lions. Smith totaled 3 touchdownsMore against Detroit, while Penny added 2 touchdowns of his own. Penny flashed his late season form from last year, running for two long touchdowns as part of his 151-yard rushing effort. Less

Source: Tacoma News-Tribune

Factoid: Seattle Seahawks

Geno Smith is completing lots of passes -- 80-plus percent in both games. But they’re not really going anywhere. He’s finished under 200 passing yards in both games, and Seattle’s offense hasn’t scored a point in its last six quarters.   more »



Seahawks name Smith starter for regular season opener

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said after Friday night’s preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys that veteran quarterback GENO SMITH will be the starter for the regular season opener on SeptemberMore 12th against the Denver Broncos. Smith had been competing for the starting gig throughout training camp and the preseason with fellow quarterback DREW LOCK. Carroll indicated that a big factor in Smith winning the job is the fact that he was turnover free in the preseason and also took care of the ball throughout training camp. Less

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