Fantasy Articles

James Jones
Holy cow what a week to kick off the NFL season and bring us to the Week 2 waiver wire. A rookie quarterback made a big splash, tight ends ruled the day/week, and of course there were injuries. Simply swapping bench players for waiver adds is just...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Dez Bryant
All fantasy owners enter the football season with hope, knowing that it takes a good draft, good waiver wire pickups, good trades, and good luck to get through the season successfully. The good luck often comes from hoping that your players stay...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Alshon Jeffery
Heading into Week 1 of the NFL season, the injury report should be small, right? Hardly. Because of all of the injuries in the preseason, many players are carrying the Questionable tag as Week 1 approaches. While some injuries are straightforward...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Devonta Freeman
As we head into the first football Sunday of the year, we need to look at players that are battling injuries already. Most of these players had injuries that forced them to miss some (or all) of the preseason, and they were hoping to play in Week 1...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Allen Robinson
The excitement has built up to a fever pitch, and Thursday’s first game of the NFL regular season provided more than enough storyline, excitement and of course some fantasy stars continued their dominance. Thankfully come Sunday there will be...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Brandon Radcliff
The college fantasy football season is in full swing and Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Whether you play daily or season-long college fantasy football,...
Todd DeVries
1 year ago
Sam Bradford
It’s finally here! Week 1 of the NFL regular season and fantasy football season is finally upon us. By now you’re all set with your dozen or so fantasy football teams and maybe this year you are also starting to dabble in some daily...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Jamaal Charles
It is Week 1 and by now you have hopefully perused Athlon Sports' positional rankings, and other strategy articles but here is another resource for you —  Top 150 Flex rankings. Rankings are relatively self-explanatory and our...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Dan Bailey
Kickers are usually the last pick of a fantasy football draft. No one cares about a kicker. It's an afterthought. Heck, if a player needs to be dropped, most people will drop their kicker without hesitation in order to pick up a position player...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Julio Jones
It has finally arrived! Football is officially here this week, and with the start of the NFL regular season comes AthlonSports.com’s fantasy football rankings for Week 1. There was plenty of moving and shaking needed leading up to this week...,   
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski
Tight end is the only position in fantasy football with one sure thing — Rob Gronkowski — and a whole lot of intriguing players that have huge upside but come along with questions. Guys like Greg Olsen — he’s Cam...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Is there any better time of year than Week 1 of the NFL season? You’ve got your dozen or so fantasy teams and now it’s time to sit down and figure out which players are going to give you the best chance to win in week 1. When it...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Richard Sherman
When it comes to setting fantasy football lineups, most people spend a lot of time trying to figure out which running back and wide receiver will put up the most fantasy points each week. While it is true that most of the fantasy points will come...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
Welcome back to football! And with the beginning of a new football season comes time to set a fantasy football lineup. While Week 1 is always a question mark because we never know how well players are going to perform, by watching the preseason and...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
C.J. Prosise
Week 1 is now in the books, and 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 course of...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Danny Amendola
I know this may not seem to be the most necessary post since the NFL season nor fantasy football has yet to officially begin. However there have actually been enough moves with trades and injuries to make the waiver wire something to be utilized...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Jordan Westerkamp
The college fantasy football season is upn us! Are you ready? Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Whether you play daily or season-long college fantasy football,...
Todd DeVries
1 year ago
Travis Kelce
For the most part, tight ends have been relatively spared from the rash of injuries that have already impacted the running back and wide receiver positions as it relates to fantasy football rankings. Travis Kelce put a scare into his owners (and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
The big new NFL news of the week is undoubtedly Tom Brady's four-game suspension being vacated by a federal judge. But what the's fantasy impact you ask? Not that much in my opinion, as Brady moves up just one spot, from No. 13 to 12,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago

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