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Aaron Rodgers
Two of the NFL’s best quarterbacks will share the spotlight tonight when the Green Bay Packers take on the New Orleans Saints on NBC. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (5-2) are in the midst of a four-game winning streak, while Drew Brees and the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Calvin Johnson
Plenty of No. 1 wide receivers show up on the Week 8 injury report. Find out below who is shaping up to be a game-time decision, who has already been ruled out and who should be ready to roll. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Reggie Bush
Sunday’s Week 8 action gets off to an early start in London where Detroit is expected to be without one of its top running backs. That’s just one of the key RB or QB injuries associated with today’s games. Giovani Bernard, RB...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Jimmy Graham
Detroit’s tight end situation is a mess for Week 8, while New Orleans may not know until around kickoff if it will have its All-Pro on the field. Here’s the latest on those situations and some TE injuries. Jimmy Graham, TE, New...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Darren Sproles
Arizona and Philadelphia both have some banged up running backs headed into this afternoon’s Week 8 showdown. Will both teams’ backfields be at full strength and who is going to handle the carries for the Saints tonight against the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
The #FearAmeer campaign was in full force Saturday, but we’re not entirely sure who should be trembling the most when Ameer Abdullah in on the field. Let’s start with Rutgers: Abdullah set a school record with 321 all-purpose...
David Fox
9 months ago
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah had a huge day against Rutgers, and the senior continued to stake his claim in the Heisman picture by recording over 200 yards on the ground.Abdullah put the Cornhuskers up 14-7 early in the second quarter with...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
In Saturday’s game against UAB, Arkansas dipped into the playbook and scored when its offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola threw a touchdown pass in the first half.Yes, that’s correct – an offensive lineman threw a touchdown pass...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Martinsville is Jeff Gordon’s ticket to HomesteadJeff Gordon is driving a brand new Hendrick Motorsports chassis this weekend at Martinsville, but his old fortune at the track may be his best weapon in advancing to the Chase for the Sprint...
Geoffrey Miller
9 months ago
Pittsburgh is going retro for the rest of the year. The old “Pitt script” helmets are popular among its fanbase, and the Panthers plan to break out the logo for their design the rest of the year.Pittsburgh will wear the “Pitt...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Stefon Diggs
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
Bo Wallace
There’s plenty at stake on Saturday night when LSU hosts Ole Miss in a critical SEC West game with national title and conference championship implications. The Rebels and Tigers enjoy a heated rivalry, with the winner on Saturday night...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Dylan Thompson
It’s a light slate of college football action this week, but Saturday night features a few intriguing matchups in the SEC, including South Carolina traveling to Auburn for a potential high-scoring affair. This matchup was pegged in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Ole Miss Rebels
In a year that Ole Miss, Mississippi State and TCU are ranked in the Top 10, it should come as no surprise that many college football pickers are struggling to gain footing against the number. After another exactly average week (5-5), I am the...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
The one thing the 2.66-mile behemoth that is Talladega Superspeedway and the half-mile paperclip that is Martinsville Speedway have in common is the reversal of fortunes each potentially delivers. After raising the ire of fans and the garage (Matt...
Vito Pugliese
9 months ago
For Athlon Sports, any offseason is one of our favorite times of the year. Of course, we enjoy the season and March Madness as much as any college basketball fan, but the bread-and-butter for Athlon since 1967 has been helping readers prepare...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Kevin White
West Virginia wide receivers coach Lonnie Galloway was blocked from seeing the play of the day from his new star player on Saturday against Baylor. Even from his spot in the press box, he missed the replay on the big screen at Milan Puskar...
David Fox
9 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview the big games of Week 9. A huge slate of games out West in the Pac-12 highlight a great weekend as well as big rivalry games in the Big Ten and SEC.  And does anyone care about the ACC this...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Peyton Manning
Week 8 of the NFL slate kicks off with tonight’s AFC West divisional matchup between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos on CBS/NFL Network. This game features a pair of MVP-candidate quarterbacks in San Diego’s Philip Rivers (17...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The ninth week of the college football season presents a pair of intriguing coaching matchups — one will be the first matchup in a new coaching rivalry, the other likely is the final meeting. In State College, two of the most aggressive...
David Fox
9 months ago
West Virginia Mountaineers
The Big 12 probably needs this type of weekend. Not to take anything away from West Virginia visiting Oklahoma State — which could be a battle for first place — but this entire league needed to catch its breath after last...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
The Week 9 slate is highlighted by Ole Miss’ trip to Baton Rouge to face an LSU team that has won two straight games. Elsewhere, Kentucky returns home after a sobering loss in Baton Rouge to host the No. 1 team in the nation, Mississippi...
Mitch Light
9 months ago
USC Trojans
It might not look like a marquee weekend in the Pac-12, as only one game will feature two ranked teams, but Week 9 could be one of the biggest of the season out West. Contenders Oregon, USC, Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA are all on the road...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Marquise Williams
The ACC owned the spotlight last Saturday night, as the Florida State-Notre Dame matchup was one of the best - and highest viewed - games of the 2014 college football season.This week, there’s a different flavor of games in the conference....
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
9 months ago

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