Fantasy Articles

Eddie Lacy
Just one more week of NFL preseason action and for the most part, fantasy owners can breathe a sigh of relief. The vast majority of starters won't even suit up for the final preseason game, so from here out it's all about injuries (Randall...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Randall Cobb
While we knew the starters for most teams would play in the third NFL preseason game, we simply hoped no major injuries would crop up. Obviously no one ever wants a player to get hurt, but for those in fantasy football leagues that have...
Sarah Lewis
10 months ago
Adam Vinatieri
Unless your fantasy football league doesn't use them, kickers need to be drafted too. And just like any other football player kickers are subject to injury and/or competition. That has been the case this preseason as Pittsburgh's Shaun...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Typically Defenses/Special Teams (DST) are the second-to-last position that is drafted in fantasy football. DSTs are undervalued and usually for good reason. In many leagues, you get points for your defense based on how many points they allow, plus...
Sarah Lewis
10 months ago
Martavis Bryant
Pittsburgh wide receiver Martavis Bryant’s recently announced four-game suspension could have a larger fantasy impact than teammate Le’Veon Bell’s two-game sentence. Bryant was a big playmaker for the Steelers alongside All-Pro...
Chris Meyers
10 months ago
Ralph Webb
Running backs are arguably the most valuable position for any fantasy owner, and as such, are targeted early and often during drafts, and that’s no different in NFL or college fantasy leagues. As a result, owners focused on other...
Andrew Bursey
10 months ago
Wes Lunt
Every year, there are countless fantasy studs that prospective owners pencil in at the top of their draft boards, both in NFL and college fantasy leagues. The performance of these types of players is generally what makes or breaks a fantasy season...
Andrew Bursey
10 months ago
Carson Palmer
Trying to predict the future is hard, especially when it comes to fantasy football, but extremely fun at the same time. But it can also be supremely frustrating. So why do it at all? Well if you are reading this, you love making predictions....
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
This fantasy football season I look forward to bringing you DFS strategies and lineups each week. I aim to help all types of players, but as I am not a “high stakes” player myself, will largely be targeting the average and casual Daily...
Chris Meyers
10 months ago
Cody Parkey
While it's never sexy to talk about kickers, for most fantasy football leagues, they are a part of the lineup. Kickers are usually the last position taken during fantasy drafts, and for good reason — they don't give you a lot of...
Sarah Lewis
10 months ago
Alvin Kamara
As we turn our calendars over to August, the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Over the...
Mike Bainbridge
10 months ago
Jordy Nelson
Injuries are never a good thing, but especially when it involves a top-five fantasy wide receiver. Jordy Nelson's season-ending torn ACL is just not a blow to Green Bay, but also to the fantasy outlook for Aaron Rodgers and certainly the wide...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Jordy Nelson
Another week, another (potentially) devastating injury to a top NFL and fantasy wide receiver. The preseason usually isn't this brutal, but 2015 has shown that at any given time, any given player can go down with an injury. Hopefully fantasy...
Sarah Lewis
10 months ago
Andrew Luck
As you already know from your own leagues, Twitter, SiriusXM's Fantasy Sports network, SoCalledFantasyExperts.com and, hopefully, Athlon Sports it is officially fantasy football draft season. Related: 2015 Fantasy Football Mock Draft...
Chris Meyers
10 months ago
Cole Beasley
Every year it happens — some random guy seems to fall off the turnip truck to turn into a fantasy football star that leads anyone lucky enough to snag him off the waiver wire first to a championship. What a glorious feeling that is, if you...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Adrian Peterson
First Arian Foster, now LeSean McCoy has been bit by injury, as the fantasy running back rankings continue to evolve at the midway point of the NFL preseason action. The former (groin surgery) is out for the foreseeable future, while the latter (...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Patrick Mahomes
As we turn our calendars over to August, the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon Sports has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015!...
Mike Bainbridge
10 months ago
Alshon Jeffery
Football (and likewise fantasy football) season is here! Many die-hard fantasy football players don't consider the preseason real football, but it is here and it is important. The preseason holds the keys to many in-season decisions (as well as...
Sarah Lewis
10 months ago
Ray Lawry
As we turn our calendars over to August, the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon Sports has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015!...
Mike Bainbridge
10 months ago
Eli Manning
Is there anything better than winning your fantasy football league? Whether or not you get to rub your victory in your friend’s faces or just let it rain greenbacks, winning in fantasy football is supremely satisfying. But winning is...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Joseph Randle
It is hard to believe that fantasy football is right around the corner. Preseason games have begun, injuries have occurred and if you are smart, draft prep has already begun. Maybe you even took the first step and purchased Athlon Sports’...
Chris Meyers
10 months ago
Emmanuel Sanders
Fantasy football is one of the greatest joys of life. But with great joy must come deep, soul-crushing sadness. As can be the case when one of your so-called stud picks turns out to be a complete bust that kills any chance you have of making your...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Richard Sherman
Despite losing in the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks are still the top choice when it comes to a fantasy defense/special teams unit. The Seahawks will have a few new faces on that side of the ball, but as long as the "Legion of Boom"...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Arian Foster
I’m just going to come out and say it — Arian Foster getting injured before the season started is a blessing in disguise for all fantasy football players. Injuries are never a good thing and I definitely don’t wish an injury...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Fantasy Football Mock Draft Simulator
Fantasy football drafts are just around the corner, so it’s best to start prepping now. To get that extra advantage come draft day, there’s no better way to practice than with a mock draft simulator. Fortunately, our friends at...
Rich McVey
11 months ago

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