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Julius Thomas
The Week 13 tight end injury report is brought to you by the letter J. Between Jared, Julius and a pair of Jordans, Athlon Sports has the latest on the TE injury news you need to know, even if their first or last name doesn’t start with a J....
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Larry Fitzgerald
Arizona and Atlanta both have some banged up targets entering their Week 13 matchup. Will the Cardinals or Falcons or any other team in action be shorthanded in their wide receiver corps this week?   Roddy White, WR, Atlanta Falcons at...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Andre Ellington
A generous Atlanta defense may be just what Arizona needs to get its top running back going in Week 13. Elsewhere, New Orleans’ backfield should be well stocked this week, Denver’s has become more of a one-man show recently and Oakland...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Arian Foster
Not only is Arian Foster expected to return today, he also has a very appealing matchup for Week 13. While Foster is the indisputable workhorse for Houston, the backfield situations for Minnesota and Tampa Bay are slightly more complicated, and not...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett suffered a fractured ankle in Saturday’s 42-28 win over Michigan and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season. Barrett was injured during the fourth quarter of the Buckeyes’ victory and was carted...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett suffered a leg injury and was carted off the field during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game against Michigan. Barrett was tackled by a Michigan defender, and his leg bent awkwardly in a pile of...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
It’s rivalry week, so it’s no surprise when teams exchange words or punches at midfield prior to kickoff. And the overall play in a rivalry game is usually pretty chippy.Prior to kickoff, Louisville and Kentucky met at midfield and had...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Ray Rice
It’s only the day after Thanksgiving, but Ray Rice got an early Christmas present Friday, winning an appeal of his indefinite suspension and immediate reinstatement into the NFL. Rice was released by Baltimore on Sept. 8, shortly after NFL...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
Texas A&M finished its regular season slate with a 23-17 loss to LSU, and one day after the finale, coach Kevin Sumlin announced defensive coordinator Mark Snyder won’t return in 2015.Snyder’s firing was no surprise, as Texas A&...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Arizona State receiver Jaelen Strong is one of the best in the nation, and the junior has provided plenty of highlight-worthy catches during his two seasons in Tempe.Strong grabbed an awesome one-handed touchdown grab against Arizona during Friday...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
LSU freshman running back Leonard Fournette helped to power the Tigers past Texas A&M on Thanksgiving night with 146 yards and one score on 19 carries.Fournette’s production wasn’t the only highlight of the night, as the freshman...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Dak Prescott
The Egg Bowl is always one of the top rivalry games in the SEC, but there’s more at stake in 2014 for Mississippi State and Ole Miss than in recent memory. For the Rebels, the opportunity to play spoiler against their biggest rival is huge....
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Melvin Gordon
Minnesota and Wisconsin have met 123 previous times on the gridiron, but Saturday’s matchup in Madison could be one of the biggest in the history of this annual Big Ten rivalry. The Golden Gophers and Badgers are not only playing for the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State and Florida enter their annual Sunshine State showdown with different goals in mind. Despite the differences in record and what’s next for both programs, this rivalry matchup will have plenty of intrigue on Saturday afternoon in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Amari Cooper
Alabama and Auburn is one of college football’s top rivalries, and the winner of the last five Iron Bowl matchups has played in the national championship that season. The Crimson Tide could extend that streak to six, as coach Nick Saban...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
The Crimson Tide stayed at No. 1, with eleven first place votes. Alabama started slow against Western Carolina but trudged to a victory, 48-14. No. 2 FSU slipped past Boston College on a last second field goal 20-17. The Seminoles came in with...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Matthew Stafford
The NFL’s Thanksgiving tripleheader starts off with a classic NFC North matchup when the Chicago Bears take on the Detroit Lions on CBS. Both the Bears (5-6) and the Lions (7-4) are jockeying for playoff positioning, as right now they are on...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Richard Sherman
One of the NFL’s most heated rivalries will serve as the finishing course for this season’s Thanksgiving football feast when the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers wrap up the action on NBC. A rematch of last season’s NFC...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jason Garrett
Load up a plate of leftovers and another piece of pie; this Thanksgiving afternoon matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys on FOX will go a long way towards deciding the NFC East division. Last year, Philly (8-3) and Big D (8-3)...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
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
9 months ago
Mike London
Mike London will return as Virginia’s coach in 2015. The school announced the news on Wednesday, just a few days before the Cavaliers’ rivalry matchup against Virginia Tech.London was on the hot seat in 2014, but Virginia has a 5-6...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Maty Mauk
Arkansas and Missouri are set to meet as SEC opponents for the first time on Friday, and there’s plenty at stake between these two border rivals. The Razorbacks are one of the SEC’s hottest teams entering Week 14 after back-to-back wins...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Tyrone Swoopes
The Lone Star State is home to three Thanksgiving Day games, and the Big 12 showdown between TCU and Texas may provide the most intrigue of any game on the Thursday slate. Sure, Dallas-Philadelphia will draw plenty of interest in the afternoon, and...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Justin Forsett
Le’Veon Bell trails DeMarco Murray by more than 400 yards for the NFL lead in rushing but he’s our choice to head up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 13. Bell is coming off of a career-best 204 yards...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Cody Parkey
New England takes on Green Bay, which means their kickers are prominently featured in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 13. As productive as Stephen Gostkowski and Mason Crosby have been this season, however, one of the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago

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