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Locks of the WeekThree of the worst teams in the league will struggle to stay in the game against three teams with playoff aspirations. Patriots (-14) vs. RaidersSorry, Derek Carr. Since 2001, Bill Belichick has a 14–5 record against...
Nathan Rush
17 hours ago
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The reality in the NFL is that teams generally can’t afford slow starts. Unlike in other sports, there just aren’t enough games to absorb an early stumble. The percentage of teams that lose their opener and go on to make the playoffs is...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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Josh McCown
A stoppable force encounters a movable object, as the offense-challenged Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to the Georgia Dome to face the virtually defenseless Atlanta Falcons in the second installment of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS....
Rob Doster
1 day ago
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Antonio Gates
Jimmy Graham’s two touchdown catches against Cleveland was more than enough for him to maintain his hold on the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 3. However, for the second straight week, Graham...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Jordy Nelson
It’s only fitting that the top two wide receivers in fantasy football right now occupy the same space in Athlon Sports’ Week 3 rankings at the position. Calvin Johnson and Jordy Nelson are set to share the same field when Detroit hosts...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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DeMarco Murray
Injuries and off-field matters have certainly left their mark on the NFL season thus far, as Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 3 can attest. When Adrian Peterson will return (if he returns) is anyone’s guess...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Dan Bailey
Stephen Gostkowski checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 3, but he’s yet to show off his powerful leg. Matt Bryant leads all kickers with two field goals of 50 yards or longer, while 10 other...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Jay Cutler
A Super Bowl rematch has led to some shuffling at the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 3. Denver and Seattle will go head-to-head once again, but this time the game will take place in the Pacific Northwest...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Chandler Jones
Seattle’s coming off of a loss and gets Denver at home in a Super Bowl rematch, so, for at least one week, there’s a new team leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 3. After struggling...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
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Jamaal Charles
Kansas City All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles will miss an extended period of time after suffering an ankle injury in the Chiefs’ Week 2 loss. Charles, last year’s leading fantasy scorer (Athlon scoring) at running back, didn’t...
Mark Ross
2 days ago
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San Francisco 49ers' Levi Stadium
Earlier this year, the San Francisco 49ers moved out of their old digs at Candlestick Park and into their new home, the $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium. The Santa Clara, Calif., venue, which seats approximately 68,500, is more than just a place...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
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Knile Davis
Injuries and other circumstances have not been kind to fantasy football superstars early this season. Many this week had to make do without any solid contributions from Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, A.J. Green or Robert Griffin III to name a few...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
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Andrew Luck
Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season concludes with what could be an entertaining matchup between Philadelphia and Indianapolis on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Andrew Luck and the Colts are hoping to bounce back at home after their...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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12 Amazing Stats from Week 2 in the NFL
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...
Corby Yarbrough
4 days ago
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Jim Harbaugh
San Francisco will christen brand-new Levi’s Stadium by facing off with Chicago tonight on NBC. The 49ers (1-0) look to continue the momentum from their convincing 28-17 win in Dallas last week by breaking in their new building with a victory...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Montee Ball
Kansas City’s injury-ravaged defense could be in for another tough day at the office when it faces Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High this afternoon on CBS. The Chiefs (0-1) not only lost their season opener at home to the Titans...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Alshon Jeffery
The Week 2 fate of a pair of Chicago wide receivers could go down to the wire. Those are just a few of the injury stories we are keeping tabs on. Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall, WRs, Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ersQuestionable...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Andre Ellington
No Adrian Peterson in Week 2 and he’s not the only popular fantasy running back option who may not play. Here are some other key ball-carriers to keep an eye on. Doug Martin, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. St. Louis RamsQuestionable -...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Eddie Lacy
The Carolina Panthers will have their starting quarterback for Week 2, but may be without their No. 1 running back. Meanwhile Green Bay’s workhorse should be back on the field after suffering a concussion last week. Here are some other QB and...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Jordan Cameron
Several tight ends have already been ruled out for Week 2 because of injuries. Here are the names you need to know before setting your lineup. Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots at Minnesota VikingsProbable – KneeGronkowski will...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Cecil Shorts
A tough Texan and a wounded Jaguar are just some of the wide receiver injuries fantasy owners should be aware of for Week 2. Be sure to read this before setting your starting lineup today. Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans at Oakland...
Mark Ross
5 days ago
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Andy Dalton
Atlanta and Cincinnati, two teams riding the high of improbable Week 1 victories, will meet up in Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon on CBS, and the winner will take an important early step toward playoff contention. The Bengals won a division...
Rob Doster
6 days ago
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Le'Veon Bell
Adrian Peterson was handed a tasty matchup, which was why he was the easy choice for the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Week 2 Running Back Rankings. However, Peterson was deactivated by Minnesota on Friday night after it was...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Adrian Peterson
Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson will not play Sunday against New England following an indictment from a Texas grand jury. Peterson has been indicted by a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury on charges of reckless or...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Teams and players spent the last eight months making decisions and sticking by them, feeling good about their choices and insisting they’re convinced they made the right moves. Then, on Opening Weekend, came the temptation to tear up the...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago

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