Fantasy Football Articles

Knile Davis
First it was injuries, now bye weeks have added to chaos that is reflected in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 4. With six teams on bye, owners’ backfield depths will be tested, especially those who rely on...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Adam Vinatieri
Stephen Gostkowski remains atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 4, but he currently is sixth in fantasy points at the position. The leading scorer is Philadelphia's Cody Parkey, a rookie who wasn't drafted and...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Andrew Luck
Week 4 ushers in the start of the byes in the NFL, which means some familiar faces are missing from Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings. No Peyton Manning or Russell Wilson opens up an opportunity for some other signal-...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Luke Kuechly
Lots of defensive firepower taking a seat this week, as the first bye of the season shakes up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 4. No Seattle, Cincinnati, Arizona, Denver, St. Louis or Cleveland means...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Greg Olsen
Even with six teams on bye, there are not a lot of changes as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 4. Yes leading scorer Julius Thomas is not playing and his absence will probably be felt, but he’s...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Julio Jones
Several top targets are on bye this week, which means Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 4 go a little deeper than usual. Wide receivers who have been relegated to the bench early on may be forced into spot duty...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Alex Smith
It’s Week 4 of the NFL regular season and not only will Miami and Oakland travel across the pond to play in London, but the byes are upon us! Arizona, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and Seattle all get a breather, putting a lot of...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Tony Romo
Back, shoulder, thigh and ankle are the injuries that several high-profile quarterbacks are dealing with entering Week 3. Are any of these injuries severe enough to threaten their playing status? Colin Kaepernick, QB, San Francisco 49ers at...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Cecil Shorts
Jacksonville’s depth chart at wide receiver remains a volatile situation entering Week 3. Here’s the latest on that situation and other wideouts around the league. Julian Edelman, WR, New England Patriots vs. Oakland...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
A.J. Green
A Cowboy wide receiver with a bum shoulder and a Bengal wideout with a bad toe are both planning on being on the field in Week 3. Here’s the latest on those wide receiver injury situations and more. Dez Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys at St....
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Arian Foster
One workhorse running back out West is ready for Week 3 while another playing on the East Coast is dealing with a hamstring injury. Here are the running back injuries you need to know before setting your lineup. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Keenan Allen
A trio of wide receivers are Questionable for the Monday night finale in Week 3, while a couple of others may not be on the field when action kicks off this afternoon. Read all the latest information on these injury situations and others below....
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jamaal Charles
Another popular running back will play in Week 3 despite a foot injury, while another attempts to give it a go just a week after suffering a high ankle sprain. Those are just some of the running back injuries covered below. Andre Ellington, RB...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Vernon Davis
San Francisco and Cleveland may both be without their starting tight ends for Week 3. Are there any other big targets who may not play today? Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers at Buffalo BillsProbable – HamstringThe hamstring issue...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
DeMarco Murray
Injuries and off-field matters have certainly left their mark on the NFL season thus far, as Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 3 can attest. When Adrian Peterson will return (if he returns) is anyone’s guess...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Dan Bailey
Stephen Gostkowski checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 3, but he’s yet to show off his powerful leg. Matt Bryant leads all kickers with two field goals of 50 yards or longer, while 10 other...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jay Cutler
A Super Bowl rematch has led to some shuffling at the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 3. Denver and Seattle will go head-to-head once again, but this time the game will take place in the Pacific Northwest...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Chandler Jones
Seattle’s coming off of a loss and gets Denver at home in a Super Bowl rematch, so, for at least one week, there’s a new team leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 3. After struggling...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Antonio Gates
Jimmy Graham’s two touchdown catches against Cleveland was more than enough for him to maintain his hold on the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 3. However, for the second straight week, Graham...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jordy Nelson
It’s only fitting that the top two wide receivers in fantasy football right now occupy the same space in Athlon Sports’ Week 3 rankings at the position. Calvin Johnson and Jordy Nelson are set to share the same field when Detroit hosts...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jamaal Charles
Kansas City All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles will miss an extended period of time after suffering an ankle injury in the Chiefs’ Week 2 loss. Charles, last year’s leading fantasy scorer (Athlon scoring) at running back, didn’t...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Knile Davis
Injuries and other circumstances have not been kind to fantasy football superstars early this season. Many this week had to make do without any solid contributions from Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, A.J. Green or Robert Griffin III to name a few...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Alshon Jeffery
The Week 2 fate of a pair of Chicago wide receivers could go down to the wire. Those are just a few of the injury stories we are keeping tabs on. Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall, WRs, Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ersQuestionable...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jordan Cameron
Several tight ends have already been ruled out for Week 2 because of injuries. Here are the names you need to know before setting your lineup. Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots at Minnesota VikingsProbable – KneeGronkowski will...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Cecil Shorts
A tough Texan and a wounded Jaguar are just some of the wide receiver injuries fantasy owners should be aware of for Week 2. Be sure to read this before setting your starting lineup today. Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans at Oakland...
Mark Ross
9 months ago

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