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Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Tight End

These big targers also come with a sizeable injury risk
<p> Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Tight End</p>

Injuries are certainly a part of football, and fantasy football, for that matter, but when it comes to the latter that doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't be prepared.

NFL Prime Time Players - Week 2

Charles Woodson schooled Cam Newton, while Tom Brady continued his record pace in Week 2.
<p> Charles Woodson schooled Cam Newton, while Tom Brady continued his record pace, Tony Romo played through pain and Tony Gonzalez stole the show from Michael Vick and Matt Ryan in Week 2.</p>

Tony Gonzalez, TE, Falcons
With all eyes on quarterbacks Michael Vick and Matt Ryan, it was the 35-year-old future Hall of Fame tight end Gonzalez who stole the show in Atlanta on Sunday night. The 15-year veteran had seven catches for 83 yards and two acrobatic TD receptions — the 89th and 90th of his illustrious career — during an especially sweet 35–31 victory over the Eagles.

Fantasy Football: Waiver Wire Week 2

Give McCluster and Pope a look to help an anemic Chiefs offense

Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 2 may be one week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on or even stash on your roster if you have the space.

Scoring is based on Athlon Sports default scoring which is 6 points for all TDs, .5 points per reception and 1 point PER 25 yards passing, 10 yards rushing/receiving and 40 return yards.

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<p> Waiver wires:&nbsp;Give McCluster and Pope a look to help an anemic Chiefs offense</p>

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Fantasy Football: Week 1 By the Numbers

Last-play lateral may cost Felix Jones owners

Week 1 of the 2011 NFL season is in the books. Here are some numbers that stood out to me from the Week 1 action that's already happened.

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Fantasy Football: Repeating the Magic Season

How often do players like Arian Foster and Michael Vick repeat their massive outputs the next season?

Every once in a while there’s that player who has the “magic” season in fantasy football. But what does history say his next season will look like? Let’s take a look at those players over the five seasons prior to 2010 who led their positions and were at least 30 points ahead of their next-closest competitor in one season, and see how they fared the next season. A repeat is possible. However, it’s also worth noting that the two who did repeat their No. 1 ranking did not increase their points totals in doing so.

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<p> Every once in a while there’s that player who has the “magic” season in fantasy football. But what does history say his next season will look like? Let’s take a look at those players over the five seasons prior to 2010 who led their positions and were at least 30 points ahead of their next-closest competitor in one season, and see how they fared the next season.</p>
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Fantasy Football: Players To Avoid

A look at players you might want to start phasing out in keeper/dynasty leagues

If you are in a keeper or dynasty league, we believe the following players will begin their descent down the rankings after this season.

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<p> If you are in a keeper or dynasty league, we believe the following players will begin their descent down the rankings after this season.</p>

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Atlanta Falcons 2011 NFL Team Preview

We take a look at the Falcons chances at making a Super Bowl run this year.
<p> We take a look at the Falcons chances at making a Super Bowl run this year.</p>

The Saints and Packers rode the explosive offense and opportunistic defense formula to the past two Super Bowl titles. The Falcons appear to be following a similar plan.

Few teams can match the Falcons’ firepower on offense. Their weaponry at the skill positions equals any team in the league. Yet instead of fortifying the defense, the Falcons used two of their first three draft picks on wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Jacquizz Rodgers, bolstering an already loaded offense.

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