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J.J. Watt
Streaks have been the common theme in seasons of these to AFC South foes. Jacksonville began the seaosn 0-8 and were on pace to turn in one of the poorest statistical seasons in NFL history. Remarkably, Gus Bradley turned the Jaguars' season...
Stephen Schindler
11 months ago
Pac-12 Championship Game
The Pac-12 North was supposed to be one of, if not the, best division in college football this fall. Certainly, it was supposed to be better than the Pac-12 South. If a team from this league was supposed to earn a berth in the BCS National...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
The ACC Championship isn’t the marquee game on Saturday, but there’s plenty of intrigue, as Duke (a surprise contender) meets Florida State (the No. 1 team in the nation).With a win over the Blue Devils, the Seminoles – barring a...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Ndamukong Suh
Coming off of Monday night's dominating performance against one of the best offenses in the NFL is there even any doubt as to which team tops Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 defense/special teams rankings? Seattle held Drew Brees...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Eric Decker
Week 14 means there are just four games remaining in the NFL regular season and that the fantasy playoffs are upon us. Congratulations to those whose teams are still in contention for your league championship. But now, here's where the rubber...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
He has only played in six games, but Rob Gronkowski has proven his value to both his team and yours, which is why he's No. 1 in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 tight end rankings. Gronk still trails Jimmy Graham by more than 100...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Josh Gordon
Calvin Johnson maintains his standing as the No. 1 wide receiver in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 rankings, but there's a young Brown hot on his heels.All Josh Gordon has done the last two weeks is post back-to-back 200-yard...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Order has been restored atop both the NFL rushing rankings and Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 running back rankings as the reigning MVP is on another tear.Adrian Peterson posted his fifth career 200-yard rushing game last week with 211...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Justin Tucker
Stephen Gostkowski heads up Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 kicker rankings, but no one has been hotter at the position lately than Justin Tucker. The Ravens' kicker has connected on 27 straight field goal attempts, including 13...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Russell Wilson
Peyton Manning stands tall atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 quarterback rankings, but there's another signal-caller who is proving that size isn't the only thing that matters.Manning led all quarterbacks with 41.8 fantasy...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Zach Mettenberger
LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger suffered a torn ACL in Friday’s win over Arkansas, and the senior will miss the remainder of the 2013 season.Mettenberger showed significant improvement in his second year as LSU’s starting quarterback...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Jim Mora
UCLA coach Jim Mora has agreed to a contract extension, which will keep the second-year coach with the Bruins until 2019.The extension came largely as a response to Mora’s name being mentioned with the opening at Washington. The Huskies are...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Jameis Winston
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Duke Blue Devils
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Here's what might happen on Championship Saturday.Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Gary Pinkel
The SEC Championship features plenty of intrigue this year, as Missouri and Auburn are set to meet for one of the more surprising matchups in this game in recent memory.Auburn pulled off a huge upset over Alabama last Saturday, and with an Ohio...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand...
David Fox
11 months ago
Nik Stauskas
Before the season started, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski talked of the newly expanded ACC as perhaps the best conference in the history of the game.To accomplish that, the ACC may have to overcome the Big Ten. The Big Ten was the nation’s top...
David Fox
11 months ago
Steve Sarkisian
After a five-year run as Washington’s head coach, Steve Sarkisian is headed home, as the 39-year-old coach is Pat Haden’s pick to lead USC back to national prominence.Sarkisian was a logical choice to be USC’s next coach. The...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Case McCoy
Someone in the Big 12 scheduling office must have had an idea how the season would turn out.The season is over for all but four Big 12 teams, but this week’s two games will feature three teams who still have a shot at the Fiesta Bowl. The...
David Fox
11 months ago
Carolina Panthers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Jameis Winston
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we examined the ACC Championship...
Corby Yarbrough
11 months ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Big Ten to put...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Between the empty arenas for made-for-TV tournaments and the diversions of football and food, fans can be forgiven for paying little attention to the basketball attention of the weekend.The selection committee will be paying attention, though....
David Fox
11 months ago
Jim Grobe
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe has decided to resign, ending a successful 13-year tenure in Winston-Salem.Grobe’s final record with the Demon Deacons is 77-82. During his 13 years in Winston-Salem, Grobe led Wake Forest to one conference...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago

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