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J.J. Watt
There’s more than half a season still to go, and a lot can obviously change, but the NFL MVP race is shaping up to be an interesting one so far. Peyton Manning is clearly vying for his sixth MVP award and second straight. Meanwhile there...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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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
1 day ago
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Demaryius Thomas
Demaryius Thomas isn’t leading his position in fantasy points, but no one has been more productive recently, which is why he leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 8. Besides helping teammate Peyton...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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DeMarco Murray
No surprise that DeMarco Murray continues to lead the way in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 8. Not only is Murray leading the NFL in rushing by nearly 300 yards, he also is the first player in history to post...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Chandler Catanzaro
Stephen Gostkowski continues to lead the way in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 8, but a rookie out West also has made an impact with his leg. Chandler Catanzaro has rewarded the faith Arizona showed in the undrafted...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Russell Wilson
Peyton Manning not only laid claim to another record, he also holds the No. 1 spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 8. With four touchdown passes in Denver’s convincing win over San Francisco, Manning...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Vontae Davis
Sometimes it’s all about matchups and that’s definitely the case here as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 8. For the season, Miami’s DST Is averaging 10.2 fantasy points (...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Greg Olsen
Julius Thomas didn’t catch a touchdown pass for the first game this season, but that’s not enough to knock him from his perch atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 8. As good as Thomas has been, however, Greg...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended two games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Tuesday. Bowers will be forced...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
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St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Rams have released wide receiver Austin Pettis. Head coach Jeff Fisher confirmed the news on Monday, adding: "We appreciate Austin Pettis' contribution to us." Multiple...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
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Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive end Michael Sam from the practice squad on Tuesday to make room for a linebacker who recently worked out for the team. Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, was signed...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
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Fine wine doesn’t age as well as Peyton Manning. Just ask the 49ers, who came all the way from Northern California wine country to take a 42–17 Mile High beating at the hands — or, more accurately, the record-breaking right arm...
Nathan Rush
2 days ago
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Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills placed running back C.J. Spiller on injured reserve/designated for return Tuesday. In a corresponding move, the team signed running back Phillip Tanner. Spiller underwent surgery...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
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Doug Baldwin
While injuries continue to leave their mark on the fantasy landscape, the Week 8 outlook has already been impacted by something that happened off of the field. On Saturday, Seattle traded wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Jets for a conditional...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
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Antonio Brown
Two teams that missed the playoffs last season aiming to get on the right side of .500 will finish off Week 7 in the NFL when the Houston Texans take on the Pittsburgh Steelers on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Texans (3-3)...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Peyton Manning moved to the top of the list in all-time TD passes
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of measuring performance and marking milestones in the NFL. With that in mind, Athlon Sports rounded up the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from Week 7 of the NFL season. 509Denver...
Corby Yarbrough
4 days ago
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DeMarco Murray
The New York Giants hope to bounce back from one of their worst performances in years, while the Dallas Cowboys hope to continue their unexpected ascent to the top of the NFC mountain, as these two classic NFC East rivals collide this afternoon on...
Rob Doster
5 days ago
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Peyton Manning
The losers of the past two Super Bowls will take the next step in their quest to get back to that stage when the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos face off tonight on NBC. Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers (4-2) have won three in a row while John Fox...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Week 7 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Jimmy Graham
At tight end, the biggest injury-related question for Week 7 is will Jimmy Graham play or not? But Graham’s not the only prominent TE that appears on the injury report that you need to know about. Vernon Davis, TE, San Francisco 49ers at...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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A.J. Green
Cincinnati and the New York Giants will both be without their top wide receivers in Week 7. Find out who will fill in and whether or not they should be on your fantasy radar this week. Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans at Pittsburgh...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Reggie Bush
Detroit’s and New Orleans’ backfields should be close to full strength for their Week 7 matchup while injuries have caused some shuffling in Denver and Jacksonville. Here some key backfield injuries to track before today’s games...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Arian Foster
Arizona’s offense should be close to full strength for Week 7 while Carolina is ready to welcome back one of its top running backs. Here are some QB and RB injury updates from around the NFL to help with your fantasy preparations. Andre...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Calvin Johnson
Detroit figures to be without its No. 1 wide receiver in Week 7, while Carolina is hoping its top wideout will be cleared to play. Here are some key WR injuries to read up on before setting your starting lineup. Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Carolina...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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T.Y. Hilton
Several top targets are missing in action as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 7. Victor Cruz is out for the rest of the season with a torn patellar tendon, while Calvin Johnson appears to be a week...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Tom Brady
The New York Jets, who arrive in Foxboro in the midst of their longest losing streak in seven years, will try to get off the schneid on the road against a surging New England Patriots team that has looked like a Super Bowl contender the last two...
Rob Doster
1 week ago

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