Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri is the oldest player in the NFL at 43 years old, and will turn 44 just before the end of the regular season. Despite that, Vinatieri revealed on Monday that he’ll play just three more seasons – or fewer. Appearing on the Barstool Sports podcast “Pardon My Take,” Vinatieri was asked how much longer he’ll keep kicking.
There is no better position for suddenly creating fantasy stars than running back. Thanks to injury or promotion, a handful of running backs get a shot to start each year. They instantly become fantasy difference-makers who were sitting idly on your roster or the league waiver wire. These are what fantasy dreams are made of. Last year, several vaulted into a starting role and became sleepers, such as Devonta Freeman, Danny Woodhead, DeAngelo Williams and David Johnson — players now in the upper tiers of fantasy running backs. After drafting your starting lineup, there’s no better investment than mining for the next surprise stud. Consider these backs as the best positioned to become “The New
The Indianapolis Colts played mostly without Andrew Luck when they missed the playoffs in 2015 after winning their division a year earlier. The star quarterback returns, and so do postseason expectations for a team that has made the playoffs 14 of the past 17 seasons. And maybe this is the year for the Oakland Raiders, who haven't had a winning season or made the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl after the 2002 season. Luck missed nine games with an assortment of injuries and struggled with turnovers when he was playing. Protecting the fifth-year star is also a priority, with heavy investment in the offensive line and Luck's offseason effort to refine his sliding technique to avoid big hits.