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Drew Brees
Congratulations, you survived last week, win or lose, when six teams were on bye. Just don't get too comfortable, however, because you get to do it all over again this week. And with the likes of Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, the New...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Nick Folk
Matt Prater on bye means there's a new name atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski ascends to the No. 1 position this week, as he leads the NFL with 20 made field goals, but he's not the only AFC...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Antonio Gates
Even though he is dealing with plantar fasciitis, Jimmy Graham maintains his hold on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 tight end rankings. After all, that's what happens when you are "limited" and still haul...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Ryan Mathews
Ryan Mathews is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 running back rankings, but he is in the top 10 for the first time in quite a while. Mathews has posted back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time since 2011 and could make...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Jordy Nelson
Calvin Johnson was the story of Week 8, but he and the Lions are on bye, so there's someone else sitting atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 wide receiver rankings. Ironically enough, it's Dez Bryant, who made plenty of noise...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Andy Dalton
Andy Dalton is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 quarterback rankings, but he's all alone when it comes to production over the past three weeks. Dalton has 1,034 yards passing, 11 touchdowns and just two interceptions in...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Andre Brown
Similar to last week, fantasy owners figure to have their work cut out for them with six teams on bye in Week 9. No Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, New York Giants and San Francisco means a lot of fantasy firepower is already on the bench....
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Larry Fitzgerald
A couple of highly drafted wide receivers could finally pay some dividends this week while a pair of Jaguars is ready to go on the prowl in London. Here’s the latest on their playing status and some other wide receivers for Week 8.Larry...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Wes Welker
Calvin Johnson and Dez Bryant may not be at 100 percent, but both are ready for their head-to-head matchup today. Which other top wide receivers dealing with injuries can be counted on for Week 8?Wes Welker and Eric Decker, WRs, Denver Broncos vs....
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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DeMarco Murray
Dallas is hoping to have its workhorse back while Atlanta’s top ball-carrier finally looks ready to fly again. Here is the latest on some key running back injury situations entering today’s action.DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar, RBs,...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Jimmy Graham
Six teams are on bye, but there are still plenty of talented tight ends to go around in Week 8. The biggest question is will Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski finally be on the field in the same week?Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints vs. Buffalo...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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C.J. Spiller
Roster depth will really be tested in Week 8 with six teams on bye. Here are some running backs that were listed on their team’s injury report that you need to know about before setting your lineup.C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson, RBs, Buffalo...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Peyton Manning
Two elite quarterbacks were surprise additions to the Week 8 injury report, while another fantasy favorite appears ready to return to the field. Here are the quarterback injuries you need to know to get your team ready for today’s action....
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Luke Kuechly
Carolina does not lead Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 defense/special teams rankings, but the Panthers have certainly been among the most productive DSTs this season. The Panthers are second in the NFL in both yards and points allowed...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Calvin Johnson
Week 8 was already shaping up to be a tough one for fantasy football general managers, as six teams are on bye. However, the player pool has been impacted even more following the latest rash of injuries. Either way, starting lineups are going to...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Rob Gronkowski
He's not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 tight end rankings, but there's no mistaking the immediate impact Rob Gronkowski had in his long-delayed, much-anticipated season debut. Gronk led the Patriots with 17 targets,...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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A.J. Green
It didn't take long for Calvin Johnson to reclaim his spot atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 wide receiver rankings. Following two atypical games while Johnson was limited by a sore knee, Megatron returned with a vengeance last...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Frank Gore
Frank Gore is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 running back rankings, but he is solidly in the top 10. Gore is fourth in the league in rushing with 547 yards and had two touchdowns last week against Tennessee. The 49ers are...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Steven Hauschka
Matt Prater has a stranglehold on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 kicker rankings, but Steven Hauschka is not too far behind him in the points department. Prater has made a healthy living kicking for Denver's prolific...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Robert Griffin III
Despite last week's loss in his Indianapolis homecoming, Peyton Manning remains atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 quarterback rankings. Even though Denver left with an L, Manning still finished as the No. 4 scorer at his position...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Andy Dalton
With six teams on bye in Week 8 and the latest rash of injuries to ravage NFL teams’ rosters, fantasy owners have their work on the waiver cut out for them. On Sunday, Reggie Wayne and Sam Bradford both suffered season-ending injuries, while...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Andre Johnson
All of these wide receivers are dealing with some sort of injury according to the Week 7 official team reports. However, in some cases, their injury may not be the biggest obstacle they face this week. Here’s the latest on several wide...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson appears to be on the mend, while the Packers, Jaguars and Patriots are dealing with injuries among their wide receiving corps. Which targets can you count on in Week 7?Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions vs. Cincinnati BengalsJohnson...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
Even though today is Sunday, you can’t forget about the game that will happen on Monday night, especially if you are an Adrian Peterson owner or just recently added Brandon Jacobs. Here’s the latest information on their outlooks, along...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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Michael Vick
While Philadelphia and Houston are a few of the teams that won’t have their starting quarterback under center in Week 7, Tennessee could get theirs back sooner than expected. Here’s the latest on the QB injury front.Michael Vick, QB,...
Mark Ross
11 months ago

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