Mike Francesa ripped into Roger Goodell and the NFL during his WFAN show on Monday, saying that the league is in a lot of trouble. He said everything from the level of play to injuries to ticket prices to watching players disrespect the flag are contributing to a bad product.
Basically, defenses know Howard’s getting the ball, they’re loading the box against him, yet he’s producing at a better rate than before. Jordan Howard is shaping up as one of the best running backs in the NFL, and while his overall situation will cap his ceiling in fantasy, it’s difficult to turn away from a runner receiving such a colossal workload.
I didn’t know much about Benkert before the season. He’s been pretty impressive. He makes all of the throws.
The Jaguars also have a league-high 16 takeaways, including Cheap Jerseys Rugby six Cheap Jerseys Pay With Paypal forced fumbles, though they haven’t been great at stopping the run (30th in the NFL in run defense) — that’s this group’s Achilles’ heel.
Jacksonville’s secondary is very good, and that undoubtedly helps boost the pass rush. But the pass rush also helps the secondary. I’ve been on this team for awhile, so I’ve obviously been burned by the Jaguars before — but this year, they seem like a legit playoff contender, thanks largely to the defensive line.
In case you haven’t heard, those are the top two defenses against fantasy receivers. Literally, no teams are better than the Jags and Steelers in that category.