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He continues to get it done since coach Mike Shanahan made the correct call and decided to let the rookie be the main ball carrier in Washington. Now he gets a Giants defense that has been more than friendly over the past few weeks to not only...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
This is not what you like to write about a player you helped project as a top-10 fantasy pick in Athlon Sports’ 2011 fantasy football magazine, but Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall can’t even be considered a Flex1 against the...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Who is the fantasy odd man out for the Dallas Cowboys when they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a Week 15 game Saturday night? Odds are it is receiver Dez Bryant. In the year of “Gotta Eat,” not everyone can be fed on this Cowboys team...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has been the best fantasy RB over the last four weeks by 16.5-points (106.8), and is coming off a four-TD, 40.6-fantasy point day against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. His matchup is...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 14 Rankings Start These Quarterbacks: Philip Rivers, San Diego (Buffalo) Rivers has had seven games with multiple interceptions, six games with one touchdown or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
The fantasy football playoffs begin Thursday night, and if you expect to advance don’t start any Cleveland Browns players against the Pittsburgh Steelers. On top of this being a matchup of the 30th ranked offense (290.7 YPG) going against the...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Josh Freeman won't be suited up today for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hurting with an injured shoulder all week, Freeman was a game-time decision today. That decision has been made, and it's a no-go for the Bucs second year QB. Bucs coach...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
I’m going with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as a confident start in Week 13 at Houston. It’s a tough matchup. Ryan’s got injuries on his side of the ball; the Texans are tough on the defensive side of the ball. But Ryan will come...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Sit St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson this week at San Francisco. There’s nothing that leans in Jackson’s favor in Week 13 — he’s going up against the NFL’s best rush defense and is doing so having not rushed for over 64 yards the last...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Pittsburgh receiver Antonio Brown’s targets have dropped off in recent weeks, but in PPR leagues he continues to be a great flex play. I see him pushing for top-12 receiver status in Week 13 against AFC North rival Cincinnati at Heinz Field....
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
I said last week Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown was a good flex play against the Carolina Panthers terrible run defense. Brown produced with a 16.2-point fantasy day against Carolina, just his second double-digit fantasy day of the...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 13 Rankings Start These Quarterbacks: Eli Manning, NY Giants (Green Bay) The NFL’s second-worst pass defense has allowed six 300-yard efforts and seven multiple-...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 12 Rankings Start These Quarterbacks: Matt Ryan, Atlanta (Minnesota) After five straight weeks with only one touchdown in each game, Ryan rested on the bye week....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 11 Rankings NFL Bye Weeks: Houston, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh Start These Quarterbacks: Carson Palmer, Oakland (at Minnesota) The Oakland Raiders...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 10 Rankings NFL Bye Weeks: None Note: The Bye Week is actually the only thing taking a bye this week in the NFL. There will be plenty of fantasy power sitting on...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 9 Rankings NFL Bye Weeks: Carolina, Detroit, Jacksonville, Minnesota Start These Quarterbacks Matt Ryan, Atlanta (at Indianapolis) Matty Ice has had two weeks to...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 8 Rankings NFL Bye Weeks: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, NY Jets, Oakland, Tampa Bay Start These Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh (New England) Despite...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 7 Rankings NFL Bye Weeks: Buffalo, Cincinnati, New England, NY Giants, Philadelphia, San Francisco Start These Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh (at...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Rashard Mendenhall is having a bad season. Even when he's not injured, he's not getting the production you probably paid for with a late first or early second round pick.  So when is it time to cut the cord on some of your starters and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
NFL Fantasy owners are constantly in search of help at the running back position. And with the bye weeks here for the next two months, Washington Redskins' running back Ryan Torain makes a great addition to any fantasy roster. Especially, those...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 5 may be one-week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on to stash on your roster if you have the space....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 4 may be one-week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on to stash on your roster if you have the space. Scoring is...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Update: It's official, Kenny Britt tore his ACL and is out for the season. Kenny Britt was having a great season. Until he turned awkwardly on his knee after a catch against the Broncos and apparently tore his ACL and MCL on a freakish play...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
The good news for Cowboys fans and fantasy owners alike is that it appears Tony Romo's lung has healed, increasing his chances of playing Monday night against the Redskins. This, however, does not guarantee that he will play because it doesn't...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Fantasy Football
Update: Cardinals coach Ken Whisenthnt said on Friday that Beanie Wells will be a gametime decision this Sunday against the Seahawks. This is not good news, as Beanie was expected to be fine after tweaking his hamstring. The Cards play at 4:15 so...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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