Fantasy Articles

Andre Brown
The theme is the same for the running backs on top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings as it is for the quarterbacks — familiar opponents.Minnesota's Adrian Peterson had 10 points against a much different Chicago team...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
There is an interesting quandary this week with Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 tight end rankings, right as we position ourselves for playoff seeding.Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez and Julius Thomas are the...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
Hope you like some receivers with your Thanksgiving meal.  Of the top 11 in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 wide receiver rankings, four of them play on Turkey Day.But it is hard to go against Detroit’s Calvin Johnson,...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Josh Gordon
Week 13 not only marks the end of the bye weeks, it also signals the beginning of the stretch run, and that is especially the case as it relates to fantasy football. With the playoffs starting as early as this week (depending on the set up of your...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Stephen Gostkowski
At this point in the season, don’t get cute with kickers. Make and win the playoffs with who got you there, after consulting Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 kicker rankings of course.New England’s Stephen Gostkowski is...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
Quarterbacks playing conference opponents for a second time this season spearhead the top three on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings at the position this week.Detroit’s Matthew Stafford is atop the quarterback ranks, having...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Luke Kuechly
Two olds and a new are must-starts this week on defense, but it is where Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings are bookended in the top five that could make the most noise.The Carolina defense, a surprise this season at second in...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Kendall Wright
With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, one thing that fantasy owners have to be thankful for is the end of the bye weeks. All teams will be in action in Week 13, starting with a full plate of games on Thanksgiving Day, as we not only enter the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Wes Welker
Welker has passed the necessary concussion tests and is on track to face his former team tonightA concussion isn’t expected to get in the way of a Bronco wide receiver from facing his former Patriot teammates tonight. Here’s the latest...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cecil Shorts
Several wide receivers are dealing with injuries entering Week 12. Here are the ones you need to know about before setting your lineup.Cecil Shorts and Mike Brown, WRs, Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston TexansShorts’ groin is not fully healed,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson is at less than 100 percent entering Week 12. Here’s the latest injury-related information on the reigning MVP and a few other fantasy-relevant running backs.Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay PackersPeterson...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Julius Thomas
Two of the NFL’s most dangerous tight ends are set to be on the same field tonight in New England and both are listed on the injury report. Is either in danger of not playing?Julius Thomas, TE, Denver Broncos at New England PatriotsThomas was...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
The ankle’s not fully healed, but it won’t keep Peyton Manning from facing the New England Patriots tonight. The same can’t be said for a few other injured quarterbacks, however.Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Broncos at New England...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
There may be six weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, but with the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, the clock is ticking for those teams looking to make a late move. Week 12 also signals the end of the bye weeks, as Buffalo,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Still riding high following its victory over New England at home on “Monday Night Football,” Carolina has ascended to the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 defense/special teams rankings. The Panthers are third in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Charles Clay
The usual suspects head up Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 tight end rankings, but this season hasn’t lacked for surprises when it comes to the position either. Take Miami’s Charles Clay for example. Not really on the radar...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Floyd
Calvin Johnson came up huge again last week, solidifying his grip on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 wide receiver rankings, but he wasn’t the only one who posted some gaudy numbers. In Johnson’s case, he...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Matthew Stafford
Once again, matchup has a hand in determining how the top two spots on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 quarterback rankings shake out. Both Drew Brees and Peyton Manning are on the road this week, but Brees' matchup with Atlanta...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Chris Johnson
Two elite options are on bye this week, so Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 running back rankings may look a little different. LeSean McCoy and Marshawn Lynch both get a breather, but there are still plenty of appealing, as well as some...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Garrett Hartley
Seattle’s Steven Hauschka, the top scorer at his position, is on bye so it’s only fitting that Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 kicker rankings is headlined by two who will share the same field on Sunday night. New England...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Crabtree
With the fantasy playoffs just around the corner, there’s not much time left for those teams looking to make a last-minute push. To that end, Athlon Sports has scoured the waiver wire to identify those potential free agent pickups that could...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
At this point of the season very few fantasy relevant wide receivers aren’t dealing with some sort of bump or bruise. Are any of these injuries serious enough to prevent them from taking the field in Week 11?Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Several workhorse running backs are nursing injuries entering Week 11. Are any in danger of not playing today?Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Seattle SeahawksPeterson did not participate in practice on Thursday or Friday, as the Vikings...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tony Gonzalez
The Week 11 injury report reads like a “who’s who” when it comes to the tight end position. Here is the latest injury-related information you need to read before setting your lineup.Tony Gonzalez, TE, Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Terrelle Pryor
A certain sprained ankle may be getting all the attention entering Week 11, but that’s not the only quarterback injury you need to know about. Athlon Sports has the latest on the quarterback injury front around the NFL.Terrelle Pryor, QB,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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