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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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 years ago
These players suffered serious injuries during the 2011 season. Will they be ready to play in ’12? We take a look. Kenny Britt, WR, Tennessee After leading the AFC in receiving through two weeks with 271 yards, Britt tore an ACL against the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
It’s championship week in fantasy football and we apparently have trust issues with the best back in the NFL. Well, it’s not so much trusting him as much as it is how the team uses him and what is actual health is. Minnesota Vikings running...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago
Here we go again with Adrian Peterson, Week 15 and an injury in the fantasy football playoffs. The Minnesota Vikings’ running back has missed the last three games with a high ankle sprain, and is expected to return today against the visiting...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago
Toby Gerhart won’t come to the rescue for Adrian Peterson owners this week. Peterson suffered an ankle sprain in the Minnesota Vikings’ Week 11 game against Oakland and will miss at least this week against Atlanta and perhaps more. That...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago
LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles Philly improved its record to 13–0 following a bye week under coach Andy Reid, with a 34–7 statement win over NFC East rival Dallas under the lights on Sunday night. “Shady” led the way, with 30 carries for a career-high...
Nathan Rush
4 years ago
Chris Johnson, the once speedy Tennessee Titans running back used to be a game breaker. Then, this offseason, he signed a giant new contract. And something seems different. He doesn't have that same explosiveness he used to. And he's definitely...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers Playing behind a patchwork offensive line and walking with a noticeable limp, Roethlisberger produced an heroic effort during a 38–17 win over the Titans. Big Ben completed 24-of-34 passes for 228 yards, five TDs...
Nathan Rush
4 years ago
By RALPH VACCHIANO There is always time for a miracle, but miracles don’t happen often. That’s why, for seven NFL teams, they’re really already facing a must-win game this week. It’s not an elimination game yet, but it might as well be...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
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. -2 How many owners were screaming at the final play of Sunday night's Cowboys-Jets game when Felix Jones...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago
Never bench your studs. Yeah, right. Just because you drafted a running back in the first round, don't think you can just set him in the starting lineup and not have to worry about him falling on his face. Case in point is Week 1 and Baltimore'...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago
Athlon Sports takes a look at which running backs have touched the ball the most per game over the last three years and over the last two years. This gives you an idea of both which backs have been given the most opportunities, while at the same...
Braden Gall
4 years ago
What is it with these AFC South running backs? Is there one we can trust this year? Tennessee's Chris Johnson ended his holdout by signing an extension with the Titans on Thursday. Houston's Arian Foster is giving fantasy footballers...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago
Athlon Sports takes a look at the pros and cons of the 10 running backs that will come off of your fantasy football draft boards first during your 2011 drafts. More on our top five backs. Arian Foster - Houston Athlon Top 280 Rank: 1 Pros:...
Steven Lassan
4 years ago
Athlon Sports has made Houston Texans running back Arian Foster our No. 1 overall player. But it did not come without a healthy debate. Below the case is made for Foster being the consensus No. 1. We also make a case for the other four players...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago

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