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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
23 hours 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
23 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 days 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
4 days ago
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Joe Flacco
Joe Flacco dominated last week, but Andrew Luck still reigns supreme atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 7. Flacco tossed four touchdowns in the first quarter alone on his way to a season-best 42.2 fantasy...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Stephen Gostkowski
Order has seemingly been restored when it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 7. Not only is Stephen Gostkowski No. 1 among kickers in fantasy scoring, he also led his position in points for Weeks 6 and 7. New...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Ndamukong Suh
Seattle’s DST hasn’t been all that productive from a fantasy standpoint, but it’s the Seahawks’ reputation and matchup that has the defending Super Bowl champions leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Julius Thomas
The NFL’s best tight end may be sidelined for a little longer, but there’s no slowing down the one who checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 7. Julius Thomas not only leads his position...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Matt Forté
DeMarco Murray, the NFL’s leading rusher by a wide margin, leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 7, but he’s not the only one getting the job done. Even though Matt Forté is just seventh in the...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Victor Cruz
The scene seems to be played out over and over every week, and there’s simply no way to avoid it. A player takes a wrong step, a big hit, or is simply running. Then he drops to the ground in pain. Fans lose a star player to cheer for....
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
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East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants officially placed Victor Cruz on injured reserve after the star wide receiver underwent surgery Monday to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. In a related move, the...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
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Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno was placed on injured reserve Tuesday because of an ACL injury. The free agent acquisition from Denver played just three games in his first season with the Dolphins...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
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Jerry Jones’ birthday party came a few hours early this season. The Dallas Cowboys owner, president and general manager turned 72 on Monday, Oct. 13, but the festivities got cranked up Sunday afternoon when the Cowboys upset the reigning...
Nathan Rush
5 days ago
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Victor Cruz
The New York Giants not only lost 27-0 to NFC East rival Philadelphia on Sunday, they also lost wide receiver Victor Cruz for the rest of the season to a torn patellar tendon. Cruz, the team’s leading receiver each of the past three seasons,...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
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Rueben Randle
The injury situation got worse this past Sunday, as the list of key fantasy football players who won’t play in Week 7 only got longer. Victor Cruz and Stevan Ridley are the latest to watch their seasons come to an early end, while A.J. Green...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
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Jimmy Graham
New Orleans is set to return from its bye this week, but the Saints look like they will be without All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham a little longer. Graham sprained his shoulder two weeks ago against Tampa Bay and even with a week off to recover,...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Frank Gore
Three is the magic number for tonight’s NFC West tilt between San Francisco and St. Louis on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The 49ers (3-2) are trying to extend their winning streak to three games, while the Rams (1-3) are...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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JJ Watt
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 6 of the NFL season. 1Houston...
Corby Yarbrough
1 week ago

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