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Seahawks (11–3) at Cardinals (10–4)All that's on the line for both teams is the NFC's top seed at best and the NFC West Division title at worst. Arizona secured its playoff berth in a touchdown-less win against St. Louis. It is...
Corby Yarbrough
13 hours ago
Johnny Manziel Gets Shutout in First NFL Start
Well, there is nowhere to go but up for Johnny Manziel.The Cleveland Browns' rookie quarterback made his starting debut in Week 15, and it was certainly forgettable. It was bad enough to lose while still in the playoff hunt and to be shutout 30...
Athlon Sports
13 hours ago
Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Ravens placed rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro, rookie safety Terrence Brooks and cornerback Asa Jackson on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. Taliaferro, a fourth-round pick, hurt...
Athlon Sports
13 hours ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans placed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on injured reserve Tuesday, officially ending his season. The move came a day after Fitzpatrick had surgery on his broken left leg, an injury he suffered...
Athlon Sports
13 hours ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of football. With that in mind, Athlon Sports rounded up the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from Week 15 of the NFL season. 16-11The New York Jets scored the first...
Corby Yarbrough
2 days ago
Drew Brees
Teams with identical records, but completely opposite agendas will finish off Week 15 when the New Orleans Saints take on the Chicago Bears on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” With a win the Saints, despite entering tonight 5-8,...
Mark Ross
2 days ago
Russell Wilson
The sizzling Seattle Seahawks will go for a third straight victory over the struggling San Francisco 49ers this afternoon on FOX. Seattle (9-4) shined in the Thanksgiving nightcap, beating San Francisco (7–6) 19-3 just two weeks ago. Niners...
Rob Doster
3 days ago
Johnny Manziel
Don’t underestimate the significance of today’s matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns on FOX. Yes, it’s Johnny Manziel’s much-anticipated (and equally debated) first NFL start, but the Bengals (8-4-1)...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
LeSean McCoy
More than just first place in the NFC East is at stake when the Dallas Cowboys take on the Philadelphia Eagles tonight on NBC. The Eagles (9-4) currently hold the tiebreaker over the Cowboys (9-4) for the division lead, thanks to their 33-10 win in...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
John Fox
Playoff paths could be determined later this afternoon when the Denver Broncos take on the San Diego Chargers on CBS. For the Broncos (10-3), it’s pretty simple – a win clinches a fourth straight AFC West title. The Chargers (8-5)...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
Eli Manning
For many fantasy leagues, Week 15 also is championship week. Athlon Sports is here to help you sort through all of the injury reports that are out there, including these key RBs and QBs. Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
Demaryius Thomas
There are just four later afternoon games on the Week 15 docket, but these matchups feature some pretty important wide receivers. Be sure to read the latest information on these situations before finalizing your lineup. Calvin Johnson, WR,...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
Julio Jones
Julio Jones went off on Monday night, but a hip injury has him Questionable entering Week 15. Andre Johnson suffered a concussion last week and it looks like he hasn’t been completely cleared quite yet. Here’s the latest on their injury...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
Ryan Mathews
Some banged-up running backs are on tap for Week 15’s later slate of games. Are of any of these ball carriers in danger of not suiting up? C.J. Anderson, Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and Juwan Thompson RBs, Denver Broncos at San Diego...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
Eddie Lacy
A trio of running backs are dealing with hip injuries entering Week 15. Are any of these bad enough to keep a key Packer, Panther or Brown ball carrier from playing? Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams, RBs, Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
Julius Thomas
It’s Week 15, which means every game truly counts from there out. Fortunately for Julius Thomas owners, they should get their big tight end back on the field today, while Greg Olsen must navigate a quarterback switch. Here’s the TE...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
For many, the 2014 season is over — or almost over, at least. Whatever playoff hopes some teams harbored have long disappeared in the mist of yet another disappointing season. Some teams underachieved. Some are just bad. For some, it...
Athlon Sports
6 days ago
Robert Quinn
The surging St. Louis Rams (7-6) welcome an Arizona Cardinals (10-3) team that shook off two straight tough losses to post a key win over Kansas City in Week 14. Basically, both of these long-suffering franchises are merely happy to be playing...
Rob Doster
6 days ago
Jimmy Graham
It’s been a slow couple of games for Jimmy Graham, but it’s going to take a lot more to knock him from his lofty perch on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 15. Graham has a total of three catches in his...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
Julio Jones
Julio Jones set the pace last week, but even his record-setting performance wasn’t enough to knock Antonio Brown from atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 15. Jones was unstoppable on Monday night against...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
Le'Veon Bell
Le’Veon Bell is on a historic run right now, so it’s only fitting that he lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 15. Bell has gone over 200 yards from scrimmage in three straight games; something...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
Adam Vinatieri
Adam Vinatieri has yet to miss a kick this season, which is a good enough reason by itself to have him lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 15. Vinatieri will turn 42 years old later this month and is on the verge...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
Matt Ryan
Andrew Luck is the leading fantasy scorer and he leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 15, but it’s the signal-callers from the NFC South that have our attention. Matt Ryan tossed four touchdowns and...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
Robert Quinn
The St. Louis Rams have posted back-to-back shutouts, an impressive performance that earns them a spot near the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 15. The Rams haven’t given up a point in...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Manziel will make his first NFL start when the Cleveland Browns host the Cincinnati Bengals this Sunday, head coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday. Manziel, one of Cleveland's two first-round picks in...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago

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