Fantasy Articles

Adrian Peterson
Every year it happens in fantasy football. You draft a player who you think is bound to have an awesome year, only to watch them week after week do nothing but constantly disappoint you.   Last year there were plenty of examples. Eddie Lacy...
Michael Horvath
1 day ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Fantasy football draft season is officially upon us. Between the Athlon Sports 2016 Fantasy Football Guide and other content you can find online at AthlonSports.com, you should be plenty prepared come draft day.   If you are new to fantasy...
Chris Meyers
4 days ago
Antonio Brown
So Antonio Brown has basically reigned supreme the last two years in fantasy football, especially in PPR leagues, but he’s also a stud in standard leagues as well.   Related: 2016 Fantasy Football Top 200 Rankings   Heading...
Michael Horvath
1 week ago
Antonio Brown
With the start of NFL preseason games, that means that fantasy football drafts are just around the corner. As is usually the case during training camp and preseason, injuries and other developments lead to changes when it comes to player...
Chris Meyers
1 week ago
Earl Thomas
In fantasy football, defense/special teams (DST) are different from the other positions in several ways. The fact that it’s an entire unit (or two depending on how you look at it) instead of an individual player means you don’t...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Stephen Gostkowski
When it comes to kickers in fantasy football (yes they count too), there’s no argument as to which one is the best option. Just like the tight end position, New England is home to the clear-cut No. 1 fantasy kicker. Stephen Gostkowski has...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Melvin Gordon
The 2015 NFL Draft class started out with a lot of fantasy promise, and Todd Gurley, David Johnson, Amari Cooper and Jameis Winston went on to make significant first impressions.   But many of their draft classmates, especially wide...
Michael Horvath
1 week ago
Jordy Nelson
Injuries are a part of life in football and something that fantasy owners must deal with all season. Last year was no different as there are several big-name players coming back from serious injuries and/or surgeries. Related: Early 2016 Fantasy...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
The calendar has turned to July, which means NFL training camps will soon be starting up and fantasy football is just around the corner. If you haven’t started your fantasy draft preparation yet there’s still plenty of time to get...
Mark Ross
3 weeks ago
Deshaun Watson
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   In the final ranking of the series, Athlon Sports has comprised the top 100 players...
Mike Bainbridge
3 weeks ago
David Johnson
It’s that wonderful time of year again when we can finally start getting back into football and prepping for the upcoming fantasy season.   Heading into the 2016 season there are many fantasy puzzles that need to be solved and if you...
Michael Horvath
3 weeks ago
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   To help those college fantasy diehards, Athlon Sports has positional rankings to...
Mike Bainbridge
3 weeks ago
Jonnu Smith
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   To help those collage fantasy diehards, Athlon Sports has positional rankings to...
Mike Bainbridge
4 weeks ago
NFL training camps have just begun but the wide receiver pool for fantasy drafts just got  a lot more interesting with Tuesday’s announcement that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated on a conditional basis....
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
Corey Davis
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   To help those college fantasy diehards, Athlon Sports has positional rankings to...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Christian McCaffrey
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   Athlon Sports is here to help you prepare for the upcoming draft season with our...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   Over the course of the next week, rankings for each individual position will be rolled...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Antonio Brown
As has been the case in recent seasons, the race for the top overall spot on fantasy football big boards is wide open. Last year, Le’Veon Bell’s two-game suspension resulted in owners of the No. 1 pick to at least think twice before...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Funny Fantasy Football Team Names
As the 2016 NFL season approaches, it's time to prepare for America's favorite pastime, fantasy football. While it's hard to control how well you do in your draft, there's one thing you can control—your fantasy...
Rich McVey
1 month ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Summer is here, which means NFL training camps will be starting up soon and so will fantasy football drafts. It’s never too early to start your preparations and one way to do that is to participate in some mock drafts. And when it comes to...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
FF Team Name Generators
As fantasy football has evolved over the years, so too have the multitude of clever, witty and obnoxious team names. It's almost as important to have the best and/or funniest team name, as it is to win your ESPN, Yahoo! or daily fantasy league...
Rob McVey
3 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
While it was fun to speculate what would happen if certain players went to certain teams before the NFL Draft, now that all the picks have been made, we can actually look at the fantasy value for some of the rookies.   Related: Post-...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Todd Gurley
Wow it seemed like the NFL Draft crept up out of nowhere didn't it? Suddenly shifting gears back to fantasy football is a top priority. Fear not fellow football degenerates, Athlon Sports will have you covered from here on out.  ...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
With the 2016 NFL Draft quickly approaching, many analysts have done mock drafts, predicting which players will end up on which teams. Plenty of speculation has occurred, and the Rams and the Eagles have made moves to seemingly lock in the first...
Sarah Lewis
4 months ago
Antonio Brown
Is it ever really too early to think about fantasy football? Maybe it’s a little too early to get into the nitty gritty specifics about who the top 10 running backs will be, or who will be this year’s biggest busts, but who doesn’...
Michael Horvath
4 months ago

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