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The Hive – Week Fourteen Edition

The Hive – Week 14 Edition

The playoffs are upon us in many leagues, and in others this is the last week of the regular season. If you are reading this you are probably in the playoffs or ramping up for the playoffs, so congrats! Now is the time where all the research and time you put into your roster will finally pay off! Let’s take a look at the week 14 action!

 

How we rank `em-

Giddyup! – start with confidence

SINS!
Solid
If
Not
Spectacular

Hellno! – HELL. NO.

 

 

Thursday Night Football – Start time: 5:20PM Pacific

Pittsburgh
@ Cleveland

PIT

Giddyup! – James Harrison

SINS! – Brett Keisel, Woodley/Farrior/Timmons

Hellno! – William Gay (might be able to go even after last weeks concussion, but I wouldn’t trust him)

CLE

Giddyup! – none

SINS! – Robaire Smith, Abram Elam, Browns LB’s

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

Early Sunday Games – Start time: 10AM Pacific

Denver
@ Indianapolis

DEN

Giddyup! – DJ Williams, Brian Dawkins

SINS! – Elvis Dumervil, Andra Davis, Champ Bailey

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

IND

Giddyup! – Gary Brackett, Antoine Bethea, Jerraud Powers, Clint Session

SINS! – Robert Mathis (bad matchup and a bad hammy, I’d sit him this week)

Hellno! – Dwight Freeney

 

Carolina
@ New England

CAR

Giddyup! – Jon Beason, Chris Harris

SINS! – Chris Gamble, Richard Marshall, James Anderson

Hellno! – Julius Peppers (great matchup but I don’t trust him anymore)

NE

Giddyup! – Jerod Mayo

SINS! – Pats DB’s, Vince Wilfork

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

Miami
@ Jacksonville

MIA

Giddyup! – Randy Starks, Wilson/Bell

SINS! – Vontae Davis, Dolphins LB’s

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

JAX

Giddyup! – Justin Durant

SINS! – Derrick Harvey, Daryl Smith

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

Buffalo
@ Kansas City

BUF

Giddyup! – Poz/Scott, Aaron Schobel, Kyle Williams

SINS! – Whitner/Wilson, Marcus Stroud

Hellno! – Jarius Byrd (seems to be the odd man out from an IDP perspective in the Bills’ safety rotation)

KC

Giddyup! – Demorrio Williams

SINS! – Tamba Hali, Mike Brown, Brandon Flowers

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

Green Bay
@ Chicago

GB

Giddyup! – Charles Woodson, Nick Collins, Nick Barnett

SINS! – Tramon Williams, AJ Hawk, Packers DL’s

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

CHI

Giddyup! – Peanut Tillman, Alex Brown

SINS! – Hunter Hillenmeyer, Lance Briggs (should be back this week)

Hellno! – Jamar Williams (fantastic as a fill in for Briggs last week, but is likely back to the bench this week)

 

Cincinnati
@ Minnesota

CIN

Giddyup! – Dhani Jones

SINS! – Robert Geathers, Nedu Ndukwe, Hall/Joseph

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

MIN

Giddyup! – Jared Allen, Jasper Brinkley (takes over for Henderson, might lose out on 3rd downs to Leber, but after EJ’s injury last week Brinkley was getting 3 downs)

SINS! – Ray Edwards, Chad Greenway, Vikings DB’s

Hellno! – EJ Henderson

 

New York
Jets @ Tampa Bay

NYJ

Giddyup! – David Harris, Shaun Ellis, Calvin Pace

SINS! – Darrelle Revis, Marques Douglas

Hellno! – Kerry Rhodes (got his job back, but I’m still not interested)

TB

Giddyup! – Tanard Jackson, Barrett Ruud, Crowder/White (good matchup and Crowder is upstaging Wilkerson in recent weeks)

SINS! – Sabby Piscatelli, Quincy Black, Ronde Barber

Hellno! – Aqib Talib, Jimmy Wilkerson

 

New Orleans
@ Atlanta

NO

Giddyup! – Jonathan Vilma, Darren Sharper

SINS! – Sed Ellis, Will Smith, Scott Shanle, Roman Harper

Hellno! – Charles Grant, Scott Fujita

ATL

Giddyup! – Erik Coleman, Curtis Lofton, Jonathan Babineaux

SINS! – Mike Peterson, Stephen Nicholas, Thomas DeCoud

Hellno! – John Abraham, Falcons CB’s

 

Detroit
@ Baltimore

DET

Giddyup! – Larry Foote, Louis Delmas

SINS! – DeAndre Levy (keep in mind that Ernie Sims might be back by this week or next, which would likely result in Detroit going back to a LBBC here), Julian Peterson

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

BAL

Giddyup! – Ray Lewis

SINS! – Dwan Edwards, Jarrett Johnson, Ladarius Webb

Hellno! – Ed Redd (surprise inactive last week, good matchup here but you have to wonder about the hip)

 

Seattle
@ Houston

SEA

Giddyup! – David Hawthorne, Josh Wilson, Jordan Babineaux

SINS! – Kerney/Tapp, Leroy Hill

Hellno! – Aaron Curry

HOU

Giddyup! – Brian Cushing, Bernard Pollard

SINS! – DeMeco Ryans, Mario Williams, Dunta Robinson

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

 

Sunday Afternoon Games (start time in parentheses)

St. Louis
@ Tennessee (1:05pm Pacific Time)

STL

Giddyup! – James Laurinaitis

SINS! – Chris Long, Ronald Bartell, Craig Dahl (takes over for Atogwe this week)

Hellno! – OJ Atogwe

TEN

Giddyup! – William Hayes, Cortland Finnegan, Keith Bulluck

SINS! – Nick Harper, Stephen Tulloch (zero last week has his owners nervous, and I am currently rejoicing in the fact that I was able to trade him in my dyno league when he was red hot), Hope/Griffin

Hellno! – Jason Jones (put on IR this week)

 

Washington
@ Oakland (1:05pm Pacific Time)

WAS

Giddyup! – London Fletcher

SINS! – Andre Carter, Doughty/Landry (don’t get overly excited about Landry’s game last week, the Raiders wont be putting on an offensive show like New Orleans), Rocky McIntosh, Brian Orakpo

Hellno! – Deangelo Hall

OAK

Giddyup! – Kirk Morrison, Tyvon Branch

SINS! – Trevor Scott, Chris Johnson, Matt Shaughnessey

Hellno! – Greg Ellis

 

San Diego
@ Dallas (1:15pm Pacific Time)

SD

Giddyup! – Stephen Cooper

SINS! – Cromartie/Jammer/Gregory, Kevin Burnett, Shaun Phillips

Hellno! – Eric Weddle, Shawne Merriman

DAL

Giddyup! – Demarcus Ware, Keith Brooking, Terrance Newman

SINS! – Bradie James, Jay Ratliff, Anthony Spencer

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

 

Sunday Night Football – Start time 5:20PM Pacific

Philadelphia
@ New York Giants

PHI

Giddyup! – Will Witherspoon, Trent Cole, Quentin Mikell

SINS! – Akeem Jordan (should be back this week)

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

NYG

Giddyup! – Goff/Boley, Justin Tuck, Matthias Kiwanuka (the big winner in Osi being relegated to a part time pass rusher)

SINS! – Terrell Thomas, Aaron Rouse

Hellno! – Osi Umenyiora

 

 

Monday Night Football – Start time 5:30PM Pacific

Arizona
@ San Francisco

Arizona

Giddyup! – Adrian Wilson, Antrel Rolle, Karlos Dansby

SINS! – Calais Campbell, Cards’ CB’s

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

SF

Giddyup! – Pat Willis, Dashon Goldson

SINS! – Michael Lewis, Takeo Spikes, Justin Smith

Hellno! – no one you would normally consider

 

Good luck to all this week, and we will see you back here next week for week 15!

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