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Adrian Peterson
The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The league...
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
The NFL trade deadline is 4 p.m. ET today. The Minnesota Vikings are 1-6 and seemingly headed nowhere. Should the team seriously consider trading its franchise running back and the reigning league MVP? Athlon editors Braden Gall and Mark Ross weigh...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ray Rice
Adrian Peterson is back from bye, which means order has been restored atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 running back rankings. Peterson posted his best numbers of the season (140 yards rushing, 2 TDs) in his last game against...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)Peyton Manning threw two INTs and lost one of his two fumbles in a 38–35 overtime playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)Peyton Manning threw two INTs and lost one of his two fumbles in a 38–35 overtime playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)Peyton Manning threw two INTs and lost one of his two fumbles in a 38–35 overtime playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver was the first to deliver the news. Only moments after the Vikings’ 2012 regular season ended, Oliver set about informing Adrian Peterson of his high-profile disappointment.As Oliver stopped Peterson on...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Funny Fantasy Football Team Names
The NFL season is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s real favorite sport — fantasy football. It takes a strong draft, savvy free-agent eye and a little luck to win your league. But it just takes...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
None other than the great Dr. James Andrews has decided that Robert Griffin III will require total reconstructive surgery to repair the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and LCL (lateral collateral ligament) in his right knee. The roughly two-hour...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
A betting preview of each of every game (against the spread) on Wild Card Weekend in the NFL Playoffs. Lock of the Week Win or lose, this is Ray Lewis' last dance in front of the home crowd in Baltimore, expect the city's new team to soar...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers will face off for the second time in less than a week when their NFC Wild Card showdown kicks off on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The Vikings (10-6) beat the Packers (11-5) last Sunday 37-34 in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
With the 2012 NFL regular season in the books, it’s time to hand out awards to the league’s top talent. This year, there are more players deserving recognition than there are trophies to hand out. However, these are the select few Athlon...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for Wild Card Weekend: AFC PLAYOFFS Byes: Broncos, Patriots Bengals (10-6) at Texans (12-4) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, NBC Houston defensive end J.J. Watt had a coming out party in last year’s 31–...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings each have something to play for when the long-time NFC North rivals meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET this afternoon on FOX. For the Vikings (9-6) it’s win and they are in the playoffs for the first time since...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A freshman claimed college football’s most prestigious award for the first time ever this season when Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy. But Johnny Football is nowhere near the first frosh to make a splash on the...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
It’s fantasy football Super Bowl time. This week, the majority of leagues across the country will crown a champion who will win bragging rights, trophies, a few dollars, a trip to Vegas, who knows? And while every league is different, there are...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
As 2012 comes to a close, Athlon will count down the top individual performances in each major sport from the year, culminating with a full list of the top 50 performances of the year. It is important to remember that for the NFL, 2012 started...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL midseason awards at halftime of the 2012 NFL season: Most Valuable Player Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons “Matty Ice” has been as cool as they come this season. The fifth-year signal-caller out of Boston College has completed 68.9 percent of...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Two NFC foes with drastically different 2012 results will meet on Thursday Night Football, when the Minnesota Vikings host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. The Bucs have struggled to a 2-4 record this season, and they...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
It’s Week 7 and there are six teams with a bye week. The injuries continue to pile up and teams taking a week off are not helping you as lineup decisions are made. Here’s a little info about those that are injured or those replacing the injured...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
As every fantasy football player knows there's a lot of risk that goes into drafting certain players. If the players make it on the field, your fantasy team will thrive. If they're hit with an injury, you're in trouble. Here's a look at 20 NFL...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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. Here are the top injury concerns when it comes to running back. These...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
What can the Minnesota Vikings do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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