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Matt Forte
Will injuries to Matt Forté or Adrian Peterson keep either from their head-to-head matchup today? Those aren’t the only running back injuries Athlon Sports is keeping an eye on in Week 13.Matt Forté, RB, Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Antonio Gates
Quarterbacks appear to be healthy for the most part entering today’s Week 13 action. The same can’t be said as it relates to the tight end position, however.Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers vs. Cincinnati BengalsGates missed some...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Crabtree
One NFC West team gets its top wide receiver back in Week 13 while another will most likely be without theirs. Elsewhere, Buffalo should have its top pass-catching duo for its game in Toronto while a Giant wideout appears ready to return after...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tre Mason
Nick Marshall’s deflected touchdown pass to Ricardo Louis to beat Georgia stood as perhaps the best play in Auburn history. One of the biggest plays in SEC lore.Not anymore.When fans tell the story of the 2013 Auburn season, Marshall to Louis...
David Fox
1 year ago
Sometimes, a top-five matchup doesn’t live up to the hype. But in Auburn-Alabama’s case on Saturday, the Iron Bowl lived up to its top-five billing, with the Tigers stunning the Crimson Tide on a last-second missed field goal return for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ohio State still has a chance for a spot in the national championship game, even if Michigan did everything it could (in regulation) to end those hopes.A game that began with a bit of nastiness — a fracas early in the second quarter that...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michigan-Ohio State is one of college football’s top rivalries, so it’s no surprise there were a few scuffles between the two teams on Saturday.However, things got a little ugly in the first half, as punches were thrown in a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kevin Sumlin
Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin was expected to be in high demand this offseason, as the Alabama native was mentioned for potential openings at USC or in the NFL.But Sumlin’s name can be eliminated for any job openings, as the school...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is squarely on the hot seat after Saturday’s loss to Iowa. But Pelini’s job doesn’t appear to be in any danger, as athletic director Shawn Eichorst offered his support for the embattled coach on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
Florida-Florida State is usually one of the most-anticipated matchups in the Sunshine State each year. But the luster and interest has clearly eroded away from this season’s meeting.Florida State needs two wins to play for the national...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The annual meeting between South Carolina and Clemson for bragging rights in the Palmetto State always has plenty of intrigue, but there’s a little more at stake in 2013 when these two teams take the field.For the first time in this rivalry...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
James Franklin
Missouri and Texas A&M are old Big 12 rivals, but these two teams are set to meet in a critical SEC contest on Saturday night.Texas A&M’s loss to LSU was a huge setback to the Aggies’ BCS bowl hopes, but a win over Missouri...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
LSU was a huge favorite for Saturday’s game against Arkansas, but the Tigers needed a late fourth-quarter score to beat the Razorbacks.Trailing 27-21 late in the fourth quarter, receiver Jarvis Landry caught a 32-yard pass from quarterback...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Devin Gardner
Ohio State and Michigan are moving in opposite directions this season. The Buckeyes are in the midst of a nation-best 22-game winning streak, while the Wolverines have lost four conference games and rank only above Northwestern in the Legends...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
The SEC West title is on the line this Saturday when Alabama and Auburn meet in the 78th Iron Bowl. While the immediate prize for the winner on Saturday is a trip to Atlanta, this game also has major national title implications.Alabama is in the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. Oklahoma State, Michigan State and Washington State helped me out last...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Heisman ceremony is two weeks away, and the field is in disarray.Meanwhile, the field for other position awards is starting to narrow as the season-long voting for many of these awards has been whittled to finalists.
While we love...
David Fox
1 year ago
Mike Tomlin
The NFL’s Thanksgiving Day slate of action ends with a tasty matchup of AFC North archrivals, as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens will meet up again at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. While Mike Tomlin’s Steelers and John Harbaugh...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tony Romo
The Dallas Cowboys look to keep pace in the NFC East when they host the Oakland Raiders on Thanksgiving Day at 4:30 p.m. ET on CBS. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (6-5) are coming off last week’s 24-21 victory on the road over the New York...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Darren McFadden
Week 13 of NFL action gets started with a Thanksgiving Day tripleheader. With the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, these three early games (Green Bay at Detroit, Oakland at Dallas and Pittsburgh at Baltimore) could be critical to getting...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Stephen Gostkowski
At this point in the season, don’t get cute with kickers. Make and win the playoffs with who got you there, after consulting Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 kicker rankings of course.New England’s Stephen Gostkowski is...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
Quarterbacks playing conference opponents for a second time this season spearhead the top three on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings at the position this week.Detroit’s Matthew Stafford is atop the quarterback ranks, having...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Luke Kuechly
Two olds and a new are must-starts this week on defense, but it is where Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings are bookended in the top five that could make the most noise.The Carolina defense, a surprise this season at second in...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Andre Brown
The theme is the same for the running backs on top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings as it is for the quarterbacks — familiar opponents.Minnesota's Adrian Peterson had 10 points against a much different Chicago team...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
There is an interesting quandary this week with Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 tight end rankings, right as we position ourselves for playoff seeding.Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez and Julius Thomas are the...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago

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