Author Archives: Scott Burke

About Scott Burke

Scott is the Co-host of the Pickin' Up the Blitz Fantasy Football Podcast @putblitz. He is an NFL writer for the The ScoreCrow Sports as well and a Fantasy Football write for Last Word on Sports. You can follow him on twitter @scot557.

The Scorecrow NFL Power 16 – Week 3

Scott Burke | September 21st, 2018

Two weeks down in the NFL season and we have some big movers and shakers in the Power 16. Plenty of new teams have entered and some familiar faces have moved out. Let’s take a look at who is in and who is out!

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The Scorecrow NFL Power 16 – Week 2

Scott Burke | September 12th, 2018

Week one is officially in the books and to the surprise of no one, there were fireworks everywhere. As is normally the case, week one brought about upsets, disappointments, and shocking performances. With that said it’s time to see who were the biggest movers in the Week two addition of The Scorecrow NFL Power 16.

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The Scorecrow NFL Power 16

Scott Burke | September 5th, 2018

To quote the great Phil Collins, “I can feel it coming in the air tonight”. That’s right, the NFL season is upon us and what better way to get things started then with the initial installment of The Scorecrow NFL Power Sixteen.

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2018 NFL Player Profile: Carson Wentz

Scott Burke | August 9th, 2018

For Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz the 2018 preseason is more like an extended rehab session. Wentz is returning from a torn ACL that kept him out of the entire playoff run and eventual Super Bowl win last season for the Eagles. Wentz has been a partial participant throughout training camp, taking part in individual and 7 on 7 drills, but has been only an observer for full-team drills. It is expected that Wentz will not take part in any preseason game action, however, he is still on target to start Week one.

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NFL Player Spotlight: Allen Hurns

Scott Burke | August 1st, 2018

When one thinks about the Dallas Cowboys of the past decade, certain players come to mind. Two of those players, Jason Witten and Dez Bryant are no longer Cowboys. Witten retired and Bryant was released. So, not only does this signal the end of the Witten/Bryant era in Dallas, it also means someone needs to step up and take some of those vacated targets. Enter, Allen Hurns!

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Thunder and Lightning in the Titans’ Backfield

Scott Burke | July 15th, 2018

The 2018 offseason saw the Tennessee Titans say goodbye to former All-Pro running back DeMarco Murray. Over the past two seasons, the now-retired Murray had split time with former Alabama Crimson Tide star running back Derrick Henry. The two offered a versatile one-two punch for a young up-and-coming Titans offense. With the release of Murray, it was expected that Henry would assume the lead back duties for the Titans. However, shortly into free agency, the team from “Music City” signed former New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis to a 4-year $19.8 million contract. Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur referred to Henry and Lewis as “1A and 1B” in the Titans backfield.

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