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Fantasy Football 2013 Running Back Rankings: Week 13

The Giants' Andre Brown had 127 yards rushing against Dallas last week
Fantasy Football 2013 Running Back Rankings: Week 13

The theme is the same for the running backs on top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings as it is for the quarterbacks — familiar opponents.

Minnesota's Adrian Peterson had 10 points against a much different Chicago team (read: healthy defense) in Week 2.

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Fantasy Football 2013 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 13

Antonio Brown leads all wide receivers with 80 receptions and he is third at his position in fantasy points
Fantasy Football 2013 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 13

Hope you like some receivers with your Thanksgiving meal.  Of the top 11 in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 wide receiver rankings, four of them play on Turkey Day.

But it is hard to go against Detroit’s Calvin Johnson, Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown, Dallas’ Dez Bryant and Green Bay’s Jordy Nelson any week — Thursday game or not.

Fantasy Football 2013 Positional Rankings: Week 13

Athlon Sports has all the positional rankings you need to get your fantasy lineup ready
Fantasy Football 2013 Positional Rankings: Week 13

Week 13 not only marks the end of the bye weeks, it also signals the beginning of the stretch run, and that is especially the case as it relates to fantasy football. With the playoffs starting as early as this week (depending on the set up of your league), time is running out for those teams who need to make a move to secure their spot in the postseason.

Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings: Week 13

Stephen Gostkowski has posted double-digit fantasy points in eight of 11 games this season
Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings: Week 13

At this point in the season, don’t get cute with kickers. Make and win the playoffs with who got you there, after consulting Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 kicker rankings of course.

New England’s Stephen Gostkowski is fantasy’s top-scoring kicker, so stick with him this week in Houston. It doesn’t hurt that the Texans have allowed the 10th-most points to kickers during their current nine-game losing streak.

Fantasy Football 2013 Def/Special Teams Rankings: Week 13

Despite back-to-back efforts of less than 10 points, Luke Kuechly and the Carolina Panthers remain the No. 2 scoring fantasy DST
Fantasy Football 2013 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 13

Two olds and a new are must-starts this week on defense, but it is where Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings are bookended in the top five that could make the most noise.

The Carolina defense, a surprise this season at second in total fantasy points, has faltered the last couple of weeks to the tune of nine and eight points after not having dipped below double digits since Week 2.

Baltimore and San Francisco are inside the top five of the DST rankings this week, a spot those two squads are used to residing in during a fantasy season.

Fantasy Football 2013 Tight End Rankings: Week 13

Jimmy Graham recorded his sixth 100-yard game of the season last week
Fantasy Football 2013 Tight End Rankings: Week 13

There is an interesting quandary this week with Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 tight end rankings, right as we position ourselves for playoff seeding.

Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez and Julius Thomas are the top-five ranked at the position this week, and each of them are facing a defense in the top half of the league against tight ends.

Fantasy Football 2013 Quarterback Rankings: Week 12

Matthew Stafford is third in fantasy points among quarterbacks as he's already thrown more touchdown passes this season than he did in all of 2012
Fantasy Football 2013 Quarterback Rankings: Week 12

Once again, matchup has a hand in determining how the top two spots on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 quarterback rankings shake out.

Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings: Week 12

Garrett Hartley shook off his recent misfires and hit all three of his field goals, including the game winner, last week against San Francisco
Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings: Week 12

Seattle’s Steven Hauschka, the top scorer at his position, is on bye so it’s only fitting that Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 kicker rankings is headlined by two who will share the same field on Sunday night. New England’s Stephen Gostkowski may trail Hauschka in fantasy points, but he’s No. 1 in this week’s rankings with Denver’s Matt Prater right behind him. The Patriots host the Broncos Sunday night and expect both kickers to play a role in determining the winner of this matchup of AFC division leaders.

Fantasy Football 2013 Def/Special Teams Rankings: Week 12

J.J. Watt and the struggling Texans DST get their first shot at the lowly Jaguars this week
Fantasy Football 2013 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 12

Still riding high following its victory over New England at home on “Monday Night Football,” Carolina has ascended to the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 defense/special teams rankings. The Panthers are third in fantasy points among DSTs, behind only Kansas City and Seattle, and will take on Miami this Sunday. Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has had his problems with turnovers (16 total) this season, and he’s also been sacked an NFL-worst 41 times.

Fantasy Football 2013 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 12

Michael Floyd’s big game last week against Jacksonville included a 91-yard touchdown reception
Fantasy Football 2013 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 12

Calvin Johnson came up huge again last week, solidifying his grip on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 wide receiver rankings, but he wasn’t the only one who posted some gaudy numbers. In Johnson’s case, he posted his third 150-yard effort in his last four games, and needed just one half to accomplish this.

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