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A.J. Green
Plenty of recognizable wide receivers appear on the Week 14 injury report. Which ones can you count on and which ones may not play? Have no fear, Athlon Sports has got these key targets covered. Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Andre Ellington
Andre Ellington has already been ruled out for Week 14, but he’s not the only running back on the injury report. Here are the other ailing RBs you need to know about before the late afternoon games get started. Marshawn Lynch, RB,...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Isaiah Crowell
The Giants could be a man down in Week 14 while Cleveland’s backfield may not be operating at full strength either. Here’s the latest on those situations as well as the Saints and Vikings. Rashad Jennings, RB, New York Giants vs....
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Julius Thomas
Julius Thomas isn’t the only elite tight end on the Week 14 injury report. Will the Broncos get their other Thomas back today and what’s the TE situation for the Panthers, Colts and Browns? Keep reading and you’ll find out. ...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Justin Forsett
It’s Week 14, which means the fantasy playoffs are either here already or will begin soon. Everyone needs their top guys available, but that may not be the case in Baltimore’s backfield. Arian Foster, RB, Houston Texans at...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
It’s Week 14, which means every game really counts from here out in both the NFL and fantasy. Between later this afternoon, tonight and tomorrow there are six games that need to be considered before setting your lineup. Here are some wide...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Gary Patterson
With a 55-3 win over Iowa State, TCU didn’t give the College Football Playoff selection committee any reason to drop the Horned Frogs out of the top four.Now, the Horned Frogs will wait to find out of that’s enough.TCU entered the week...
David Fox
8 months ago
Jim McElwain
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley moved quickly in replacing the fired Will Muschamp, as the Gators announced Jim McElwain as the team’s new coach on Thursday. The Florida’s coaching search was an interesting exploration into...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Jay Ajayi
Boise State and Fresno State close out the 2014 regular season with a showdown on the blue turf in the Mountain West Conference championship game. With a win over the Bulldogs, the Broncos are expected to clinch a spot in one of college football...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Mike Riley
Nebraska didn’t waste time in finding its next coach, as less than a week after Bo Pelini was fired, athletic director Shawn Eichorst has hired Mike Riley from Oregon State.Not only was Eichorst’s hire quick, but Riley’s move from...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Oregon Ducks
It's the final weekend of the regular season and I'm not going to lie to you. I don't feel good about it.  I pick all of the championship games every season against the spread and will do the same again. (But am only...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Dalvin Cook
DraftKings has released their Daily Fantasy college football salaries for the week, and the experts at CollegeFootballGeek.com have hunkered down and scoured all of the data to find the best Value Plays on the docket. These Value Plays are...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Oregon State Beavers
Mike Riley departed Oregon State for Nebraska on Thursday, leaving the Beavers looking for a new head coach for the first time since the end of the 2002 season. Oregon State is one of the toughest jobs in the Pac-12, so finding a coach that can win...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Mike Riley has had many opportunities to move during his second stint as Oregon State’s coach. USC took a look at their former coordinator. So did Alabama, where Riley played for Bear Bryant.After 11 seasons since his return to Corvallis,...
David Fox
8 months ago
Travis Greene
Bowling Green and Northern Illinois meet for the second consecutive year in Detroit for the MAC Championship Game. The stakes are a little lower in this season’s matchup, as the Huskies entered last year's game undefeated and had a...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Florida didn’t have a ton of time in the spotlight with its hire of Colorado State coach Jim McElwain as Nebraska announced a hire of Mike Riley just as McElwain was becoming official.After a few weeks, that won’t matter. Winning the...
David Fox
8 months ago
College Football
 Brady Hoke is out as the Michigan head coach.  Braden Gall, David Fox, Steven Lassan and Mitch Light debate the Michigan Wolverines head coaching vacancy in an Athlon Sports roundtable.How good is the Michigan job?...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Change is a constant in college football, particularly in the coaching profession.In decades past, a coach could ascend to the top jobs — and some of the mid-level posts — in the sport and stay year after year. Think of Bear Bryant,...
David Fox
8 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview Championship Weekend in college football. Do any of the underdogs have a chance to pull an upset? Can Florida State avoid disaster? Can Baylor jump TCU in the playoff standings? Will Oregon get...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
DeMarco Murray
A Chicago Bears team that harbored Super Bowl dreams when the season began limps into tonight’s matchup on the NFL Network with a Dallas Cowboys team that still has postseason aspirations but is smarting from a Thanksgiving flameout. The...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
Urban Meyer
When Ohio State clinched the Big Ten East weeks ago, the Buckeyes probably thought they’d spend a week worrying about how to stop Melvin Gordon or whichever running back the Big Ten West sent to Indianapolis. If only this week were that...
David Fox
8 months ago
Blake Sims
Alabama and Missouri have met only once as SEC members, but there’s no shortage of familiarity between the two programs, as the Tigers and Crimson Tide are set to met in the SEC Championship game on Saturday afternoon. Alabama coach Nick...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
After 14 weeks, 12 teams, nine conference games and three successful Hail Mary passes, the Pac-12 Championship Game is finally here. And it couldn’t be any juicer. Not even in the mighty SEC. Preseason favorite and Pac-12 goliath...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State and Georgia Tech meet for the second time in three seasons in the ACC Championship, and both programs head into this matchup with plenty at stake. The Seminoles have won 28 games in a row and need a victory to stay in the mix for a...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Baylor Bears
There is one Power 5 league that is playing a semi-full slate of games this weekend and it’s the league embroiled with the most controversy. TCU appears to be the better overall football team currently, as the College Football Playoff...
Braden Gall
8 months ago

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