Fantasy Articles

Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you'...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Starting next week, conference play will start dominating the schedule.  Therefore, you must take advantage of the mismatches littering the schedule this week.  Still, there are some tough calls and we’re here to help you with some...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The book on rookie quarterbacks in the NFL was a pretty simple one. They were always expected to struggle, especially in the opening games of their careers. Great ones like John Elway and Troy Aikman have talked about how unprepared they were for...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
In the world of fantasy football, some team owners are relentless in their search for information that will give them a competitive edge over their competition.  Others just simply rely on projections from so-called experts, who try to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The first week of NFL action is in the books and many fantasy football owners are already looking to the waiver wire. We're here to help. The players listed in Athlon Sports’ weekly fantasy football waiver wire may be one-week adds, some may be...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
We mentioned last week that the waiver wire is the deepest after Week One.  Last week’s names included:  Ameer Abdullah, Beau Blankenship, LaDarius Perkins, David Oku, Marcus Sales, Jaime Wilson, Davante Adams, Austin Hill, and Dan...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Robert Griffin III (aka RG3) makes his debut at New Orleans in Week 1 in a game that seems to be getting labeled the shootout of the week. Of course, this probably means it will be the dud of the week.  But you do have the new...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Do something Trent Richardson was not able to do in preseason games in 2012 — run! Run from starting the Cleveland Browns’ rookie running back in any capacity in Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles. Take away the fact that a knee...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Maurice Jones-Drew had a 38-day holdout, missed training camp, missed preseason and as Week 1 is upon us, he is expected to be a third-down back for Jacksonville at Minnesota today. So what do we do with the league’s returning leading rusher (1...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Which big free-agent receiver signing will you go with in Week 1?  Will it be Washington Redskins top receiver, Pierre Garcon? Or will you go with the receiver that had success on the West coast and hopes to keep it going in the Gulf coast...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL season has officially begun, which means fantasy football is back! One game has already been played, but there are fifteen others to go, which means there are still plenty of lineup decisions that need to be made. Athlon Sports is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
If you checked-in with us at the end of last week, you were handed a few fantasy gems.  In fact, our emergency running backs list posted more points per player than our top ten running backs (21.5 vs. 20.7).  The quarterbacks list (19.3...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
In the world of fantasy football, some team owners are relentless in their search for information that will give them a competitive edge over their competition.  Others just simply rely on projections from so-called experts, who try to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Fantasy owners got burned last week when they decided to bench guys like Ryan Aplin, Jordan Lynch, Nathan Jeffery, and Branden Oliver.  Others got disappointing fantasy performances from preseason favorites like Cobi Hamilton, Cody Hoffman,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back!  Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back! Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back! Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back! Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back! Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back! Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
It's been seven long months, but fantasy football and our fantasy football positional rankings are back! Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/27-9/3):   Name Team Pos. R HR RBI...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
We’re not afraid to admit that we swing and miss on quite a few players leading up to Week 1.  The college game does not have a preseason, and as a result, many players slip under the radar and burst onto the scene during the opening weekend...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The 2012 college football season is finally here!  Thanks to those of you who have returned for another season, and welcome to those of you who have finally found us.  If you are playing college fantasy football for the first time, we’...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
So, you drafted Ryan Aplin, Brett Smith, or Jordan Lynch, and didn’t realize they have unfavorable matchups in Week 1.  We understand.  You play in a 20-team league or a league that requires two starting quarterbacks, so you are...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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