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Why You Must Start DeSean Jackson and Other WR/TE Start/Sit Fantasy Advice For Week 2

By Michael Horvath, 1 month 6 days ago
Some surprises, both the good and bad kind, in Week 1 in terms of fantasy performances by wide receivers and tight ends. Before we look ahead to Week 2, let’s see how my Week 1 advice fared.   Good Calls...   Start Donte Moncrief (12.4 fantasy points) – The Colts' offense is going to score A LOT of points this year.   Sit Jarvis Landry (5.9 FP) – Landry...

Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 1 month 1 week ago
The second game of a Monday Night Football double-header will feature the San Francisco 49ers playing host to their NFC West rival Los Angeles Rams. Tonight will mark the first time since the 1994 season that the Rams will take the field for a regular season football game under the Los Angeles moniker. A new era also begins for San Francisco under new head coach Chip Kelly.   The Rams...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
Arizona and Seattle figure to be the strength of the NFC West yet again and both teams have Super Bowl aspirations. The Cardinals’ championship window with quarterback Carson Palmer may be closing, which is why the team traded for pass rusher Chandler Jones. The Seahawks enter the post-Marshawn Lynch era with some uncertainty on offense, but the defense should remain among the NFL’s...

2014 NFL Mock Draft: A look back

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
We look back at our projections (some hits, some misses) for all 32 picks of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

San Francisco 49ers 2016 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
The 49ers’ coaching carousel continues to turn at an alarming rate, and a once-dominant franchise that has won five Super Bowls appears to have lost its way. San Francisco will have its third coach in three years, going from Jim Harbaugh to Jim Tomsula and now Chip Kelly, who brings his warp-speed offense to the 49ers after being fired by the Philadelphia Eagles. Harbaugh was shoved out...

2016 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for what eventually will lead to Super Bowl LI in NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017.   NFL fans will get the chance to see the 2016 edition of...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 8 months 1 week ago
There was a time when the tight end position in the NFL served as a sixth lineman who could also run a route to catch the occasional pass. My how the times have changed. Today, tight ends are key cogs of high-powered offenses – often with entire packages designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra emphasis placed on the position today causes us to look back at some of the...

Jerry Rice Talks Super Bowl, Food and Fashion

By Athlon Sports, 8 months 3 weeks ago
There’s a reason Jerry Rice, 53, is nicknamed the “G.O.A.T.” (Greatest of All-Time). Not only does he own nearly every receiving record, but he is also arguably the greatest player in Super Bowl history. In four career Super Bowl appearances, Rice posted 33 catches for 589 yards (17.9 ypc) and eight TDs — with three rings (all with the 49ers), one loss (with the Raiders)...

New San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Chip Kelly Has Major Decisions to Make

By Antwan Staley, 9 months 4 days ago
Four years ago, the San Francisco 49ers began a stretch of playing in three straight NFC Championship Games, from 2011-13. The past two seasons, the 49ers have been in a bit of turmoil. San Francisco parted ways with head coach Jim Harbaugh after the 2014 season after he finished with an 8-8 record and third in the NFC West. The team then promoted defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head...