Nobody banged the drum harder and louder for rising star Dennis Pitta of the Ravens. He was a leading red zone target for Joe Flacco last year (the other, Anquan Boldin, is off to San Francisco) and caught 75 passes between the regular season and Baltimore’s charge to the Super Bowl (14 receptions, including three […]

Quarterbacks 1. Christian Ponder, MIN: Ponder dominated the 49ers in Sunday’s shocking win. Yes, I like the look of the Minnesota offense running forward. A healthy AP in the backfield opens up play-action, and defenses looking to stack the box get hit by Harvin, Rudolph and reinstated wideout Jerome Simpson. 2. Andy Dalton, CIN: Dalton […]