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This year’s crop of tight ends is, without a doubt, the deepest in fantasy football history. The undisputed heavyweight champion continues to be Antonio Gates, who has scored eight or more TDs in each of the last seven seasons and topped 900...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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You read it, hear it, see it every season: Don't draft a kicker until you absolutely have to. Numbers don't lie. There's just no need to do it. Yet, people still do it. This draft season already, I've seen it happen with eight rounds to go, seven...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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Athlon Sports looks at three defensive/special teams units on the rise for the 2011 season, and three others on the decline. See where they rank in our defense/special teams rankings. THREE GOING UP DETROIT » The back seven is a concern, but...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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How do the three key fantasy positions — running backs, receivers and tight ends — perform around quarterbacks that are always finding themselves on the ground? Well, just because the QB is picking himself up off the dirt, doesn’t...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The 2011 college football season is less than 20 days away and many fantasy drafts will start over the next month. To help prepare for your upcoming fantasy draft, Athlon Sports has completed its second mock draft and will continue to update...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Want to know whose best efforts came in the second half of the season? Here’s a list of 35 players that scored at least 51 percent of their fantasy points from Weeks 9-17 of the 2010 season. Player Pos. Team...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports looks at the sleepers and busts at the quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end positions this week. These are the players we think you can wait on and still get solid production from and the players we think have an...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports looks at the sleepers and busts at the quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end positions this week. These are the players we think you can wait on and still get solid production from and the players we think have an...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2011. Until kickoff, look for updated rankings, player profiles and strategy pieces every week. As we dive into our preseason research...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2011. Until kickoff, look for updated rankings, player profiles and strategy pieces every week. As we dive into our preseason research...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports looks at the sleepers and busts at the quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end positions this week. These are the players we think you can wait on and still get solid production from and the players we think have an...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2011. Over the next three months, look for updated rankings, player profiles and strategy pieces every week. As we dive into our...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Fantasy
Athlon Sports looks at the sleepers and busts at the quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end positions this week. These are the players we think you can wait on and still get solid production from and the players we think have an...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports gives its Best Bets — sleepers, deep sleepers, overvalues, top rookies, bounce-back and top IDPs from the each of the 32 NFL teams — for fantasy football in 2011. For more on each team, see our in-depth breakdown for all 32 teams...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Fantasy football season is here. In order to help you better prepare for your drafts, Athlon Sports breaks down all 32 NFL teams. What you will find on each team page: NFL insiders answer key fantasy questions about all 32 teams. What's in...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports’ 2011 Fantasy Football magazine has Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick ranked No. 6 at his position and No. 26 overall because we don’t trust him.  Will Mike Vick become a fantasy bust this year? The reason we think he...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports has made Houston Texans running back Arian Foster our No. 1 overall player. But it did not come without a healthy debate. Below the case is made for Foster being the consensus No. 1. We also make a case for the other four players...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports takes a look at the pros and cons of the 10 running backs that will come off of your fantasy football draft boards first during your 2011 drafts. More on our top five backs. Arian Foster - Houston Athlon Top 280 Rank: 1 Pros:...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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If you are in a keeper or dynasty league, we believe the following players will begin their descent down the rankings after this season. Steven Jackson, RB – STL Athlon Top 280 Rank: 14 Jackson, one of the league’s last true workhorses, turned...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Every once in a while there’s that player who has the “magic” season in fantasy football. But what does history say his next season will look like? Let’s take a look at those players over the five seasons prior to 2010 who led their positions and...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports looks at the top 12 injury concerns overall and by position for the 2011 fantasy football season. These are 48 guys that may concern you in your draft preparation, and that you may be able to get as a steal due to their injury...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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Some say you have to make the playoffs before you can even consider what the schedule for your fantasy playoffs may be. I whole-heartedly disagree. You need to at least have an idea of what kind of teams your players may be facing come playoff...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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These are the fantasy players or positions from each of the 32 NFL teams that we are going to either avoid altogether, or for the most part, make them a late, late pick in our drafts. Arizona Todd Heap, TE The tight end class is one of the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports' second post-lockout mock draft is here. This week, we cater to the old school players — those in leagues with no flex, no PPR and four points for passing touchdowns. This format, however, did not seem to stop our staff from jumping...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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With the no-news emerging about the Philadelphia Eagles' Jeremy Maclin's mystery illness that's plagued him for the last five months, it's hard to tell where he should go in your fantasy football draft. For you early drafters (those who can't...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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