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Matt Ryan
Thanksgiving Day was just the appetizer for Week 12 NFL and fantasy action. For the first time since Week 3 all 32 teams are in action, which means we still have 13 games to go between Sunday and Monday. Fantasy-wise, it also means that you...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Eddie Lacy
While there are plenty of things to be thankful for, one of them for football (and fantasy) fans is three games on Thanksgiving Day! And speaking of these three, oh-so-tasty matchups, what is a fantasy owner to do? While some decisions, like...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
DeAngelo Williams
What an interesting week we just witnessed in the NFL and fantasy! Who had the Falcons losing to the 49ers and who had Devonta Freeman only getting 12 yards on 12 carries? Thank goodness he caught a touchdown! And what about the Titans beating...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Drew Brees
What a terrible week in the NFL, and likewise fantasy, for injuries. Just take a look at these names — Le’Veon Bell, Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Steve Smith Sr. —  all got hurt and weren’t able to finish their...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Jeremy Hill
Anything can happen on any given Sunday, we all know that and the unpredictability of each game is what makes playing fantasy football so fun. But wouldn’t it be nice to look ahead and see what is going to happen in Week 8 of the NFL season?...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Lamar Miller
As we look to close the book on Week 7 of the fantasy football season, let’s stop and take a moment of refection first. Let’s look back and see who had an outstanding fantasy game that helped propel your team to victory. And...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Tom Brady
Put your hand up if you had Gary Barnidge scoring more fantasy points last week than Rob Gronkowski? Anyone? How about Josh McCown throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns? Or how about Adrian Peterson scoring zero fantasy points? Ah ha! Got you...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Colin Kaepernick
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
The Miami Dolphins are 0-2 in this preseason, but their record can be a bit deceiving. While the Dolphins have lost to both the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers, their first-team offense and defense have played well in each contest. In...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Matt Ryan
2014 was a fun year in the football universe, culminating in a Super Bowl championship for the Seattle Seahawks and a runner-up finish for the Denver Broncos. Though these two squads enjoyed deep postseason runs, not every city is blessed with...
Evan Buhler
2 years ago
The top two teams in the NFC meet on Sunday to determine who will represent the conference in Super Bowl XLVII, as the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons face off in the NFC Championship game at 3 p.m. ET on FOX. The 49ers find themselves in...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
A betting preview (against the spread) in the NFC and AFC Championship Games of the NFL Playoffs. Lock of the Week The great Colin Kaepernick takes his one-man band on the road to Atlanta this weekend, after passing for 263 yards, rushing...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for the AFC and NFC Championship Games: AFC Championship Game Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ET, CBS How the Ravens can win: None other than Ray Lewis himself has put...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
The Seattle Seahawks bring their road show to the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons in an NFC Divisional Playoff showdown that kicks off Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. In beating Washington 24-14 in last Sunday’s Wild Card matchup, the...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Lock of the Week These two teams played in prime time six Sundays ago in Week 14 of the regular season, with New England beating Houston, 42–14...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Seemingly half-man, half-machine, Detroit Lions wideout Calvin Johnson — the All-Pro wideout known simply as “Megatron,” a nickname inspired by the Transformers character, broke the single-season receiving yards record held by Jerry Rice — the...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
The New Orleans Saints will get together with the Atlanta Falcons for the second time in less than a month when the two NFC South foes square off at 8:20 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Falcons (10-1) will not only be looking to avenge a Week 10...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Just when it looked like the New Orleans Saints were down for the count, the fleurs-de-lis from the French Quarter bounced back off the mat with a 31–27 upset win over the previously unbeaten NFC South rival Atlanta Falcons. There had been...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
NFL midseason awards at halftime of the 2012 NFL season: Most Valuable Player Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons “Matty Ice” has been as cool as they come this season. The fifth-year signal-caller out of Boston College has completed 68.9 percent of...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Two NFC teams with drastically different 2012 results will clash on Sunday Night Football, when the Atlanta Falcons host the Dallas Cowboys at 8:20 p.m. EST on NBC. Mike Smith’s club is the only undefeated team left in the NFL, especially...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
Matt Ryan’s homecoming could not have gone much better. A product of Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter School, “Matty Ice” led the Atlanta Falcons to a 30–17 statement victory against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in the “...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
An excellent quarterback battle will be the focus on Monday Night Football, when the Atlanta Falcons host the Denver Broncos at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Matt Ryan and Peyton Manning led their respective clubs to double-digit victories in Week 1,...
Patrick Snow
4 years ago
It's fantasy football time, which means millions of fans will be drafting their teams over the next few weeks. Here's a look at 15 sleeper picks that could mean the difference between winning or losing your league this season. NODDING OFF...
Nathan Rush
4 years ago
A quick preview of all four games on NFL Wild Card Weekend, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bengals (9-7) at Texans (10-6) Saturday, Jan. 7, 4:30...
Nathan Rush
4 years ago
I’m going with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as a confident start in Week 13 at Houston. It’s a tough matchup. Ryan’s got injuries on his side of the ball; the Texans are tough on the defensive side of the ball. But Ryan will come...
Corby Yarbrough
4 years ago

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