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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
1 month ago
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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
1 month ago
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Adrian Peterson
Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson will not play Sunday against New England following an indictment from a Texas grand jury. Peterson has been indicted by a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury on charges of reckless or...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Le'Veon Bell
Adrian Peterson was handed a tasty matchup, which was why he was the easy choice for the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Week 2 Running Back Rankings. However, Peterson was deactivated by Minnesota on Friday night after it was...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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J.J. Watt
Seattle still reigns atop Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings, but watch out for Houston. Led by recently minted $100 million man J.J. Watt, the Texans dominated the Redskins in all facets of the game. Watt...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Julius Thomas
Jimmy Graham is still king of the mountain as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 2, but last week belonged to Julius Thomas. Denver’s tight end caught three touchdown passes in the second quarter,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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A.J. Green
The brilliance that is Calvin Johnson, who checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 2, was on full display this past Monday night. All Johnson did was catch seven passes for 164 yards and two...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Matt Ryan
There’s no change atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 2, but for once, Peyton Manning isn’t the leading scorer. That honor goes to Matt Ryan, who dissected the Saints to the tune of a franchise-...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Matt Bryant
Matt Bryant may not lead Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings, but he clearly put his best foot forward last week. Bryant nailed two field goals of more than 50 yards last week in the most critical of situations. The first,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Jake Locker
The first week of the 2014 NFL regular season is in the books and already many fantasy football general managers are probably experiencing drafter’s remorse. While it’s way too early to give up on superstars or highly drafted players...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Montee Ball
Jamaal Charles may not finish the 2014 season as the top running back, but he starts in that spot in Athlon Sports' Week 1 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings. Charles will have to work with a practically brand-new offensive line and a...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson leads off Athlon Sports' Week 1 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings, but he's not the only dynamic target who could post big numbers in his season opener. Dez Bryant could be a busy Cowboy if for no other reason the...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Richard Sherman
To the victors go the spoils, which is one reason why Seattle checks in at No. 1 in Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings? Yes, the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks get a pretty tough opponent in Aaron Rodgers and...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Stephen Gostkowski
Stephen Gostkowski tops Athlon Sports' Week 1 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings, but the bigger news lately concerns who won't be stretching out his leg for a while. Denver's Matt Prater, who was second only to Gostkowski in fantasy...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Rob Gronkowski
Jimmy Graham is unquestionably the top choice at his position in Athlon Sports' Week 1 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings, but chances are the majority of the attention instead will be on a certain Patriot. Rob Gronkowski has already declared...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Aaron Rodgers
Week 1 of the 2014 fantasy football season is here and is there any surprise who leads the first installment of Athlon Sports' weekly Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings? Peyton Manning was far and away fantasy's No. 1 scorer last season...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Andre Ellington
Eddie Lacy led all rookies in fantasy points (Athlon Sports scoring) in 2013. He wasn't the only first-year player to shine either, as Keenan Allen topped all wide receivers and running backs Zac Stacy, Giovani Bernard and Le'Veon Bell...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Adrian Peterson
With the start of the 2014 NFL season quickly approaching, what better time to present the “final” version of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Big Board (Top 280), right? If anything, the goal in the preseason as far as established...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Peyton Manning
Getting ready for your fantasy football draft? Be sure to read these 10 tips from Athlon contributor Mike Clay before plotting your championship-winning plan of attack. 1. Gather as many studs as possible, Then worry about everything...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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Rob Gronkowski
NFL training camps are in full swing now and even though the games that count are still more than a month away, that doesn’t mean what’s happening on the practice field doesn’t impact fantasy football. For example, injuries have...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
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The upcoming NFL season marks the kickoff of everyone's real favorite sport — fantasy football. Only one team in your league will be crowned Super Bowl champion. But it just takes a dirty joke or some well-crafted Johnny Football trolling...
Nathan Rush
3 months ago
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Sammy Watkins
Entering last season, the two rookies that were widely projected to have the biggest fantasy impact in 2013 were running back Montee Ball and wide receiver Tavon Austin. Their electric debuts didn’t exactly materialize, for different reasons...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Even though Johnny Manziel wasn't the first player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, let alone the first quarterback, no one drew more attention this May than Johnny Football. After passing on him with their first pick, the Cleveland Browns...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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Braxton Miller
Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2014. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year. Thecffsite....
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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Julio Jones
As impactful as injuries can be to an NFL team, the damage done to a fantasy football roster when one of your top players go down can be even worse. Just ask those unfortunate owners who were looking to Julio Jones, Arian Foster, Doug Martin or Rob...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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