NFL Articles

Matthew Stafford
On Thanksgiving Day, Detroit (7-4) pulled out yet another come-from-behind victory to grab first place in the NFC North. The Lions have won six of their last seven and every game this season has been decided by seven points or less.   This...
John La Fleur
10 hours ago
Super Bowl LI (51) Information and Important Links
While the NFC and AFC champions have yet to be decided for this 2016 season, it’s never too early to start thinking about the Big Game. Super Bowl LI, aka Super Bowl 51 and the 2017 Super Bowl, will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston,...
Athlon Sports
11 hours ago
Matt Ryan
A refreshed Atlanta Falcons (7-4) team returned to winning form last week with a decisive 38-19 victory over Arizona. The win helped Atlanta maintain a narrow one-game lead over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for first place in the NFC South. The...
Rob McVey
11 hours ago
2017 Pro Bowl Information and Important Links
A week before Super Bowl LI (51), when everyone watches the best two teams in football, there is an often underrated opportunity to celebrate some of the biggest stars in the NFL. While the Pro Bowl may not be an intense or competitive event,...
Athlon Sports
12 hours ago
Deshaun Watson will go high in the 2017 NFL Draft
It’s never too early for an NFL mock draft, right?   OK, so there’s a lot that we don’t know. We don’t know the draft order, because the standings will see major changes over the next five weeks. We don’t know...
John Gworek
15 hours ago
Aaron Rodgers
With just Cleveland and Tennessee on bye in Week 13, fantasy owners shouldn’t have to dig too deep into their rosters to put together a starting lineup. However, this is still a pivotal week, as for most leagues it’s the last one before...
Sarah Lewis
16 hours ago
Colin Kaepernick
There’s no Marcus Mariota for Week 13, but fantasy owners will hopefully get Andrew Luck back and others like Aaron Rodgers and Derek Carr are no worse for the wear after getting banged up in Week 12. But aside from those studs, which...
Michael Horvath
16 hours ago
Jay Ajayi
Week 13 is the last of the bye weeks and means those fantasy owners who have DeMarco Murray or Isaiah Crowell will have to look elsewhere to fill out their running back slots. So who should you trust to carry the load for your fantasy team this...
Michael Horvath
16 hours ago
Allen Robinson
For most fantasy leagues, Week 13 is the last week of the regular season, meaning for some it could all come down to this weekend. So with even more pressure on those key start/sit decisions, let’s set the table for Week 13 by seeing how...
Michael Horvath
16 hours ago
Tyler Eifert
Remember when it was a forgone conclusion that Rob Gronkowski was going to be the No. 1-ranked fantasy tight end every week and the debate would be who was next? Well the battle for the top spot is on with the news on Thursday that Gronk has a...
Michael Horvath
1 day ago
Dak Prescott Memes Dallas Cowboys
With the Dallas Cowboys in the midst of a record-breaking season—led by rookie breakout QB Dak Prescott—memes have been surfacing all over the internet celebrating the occasion. To help you find the best, we rounded up our favorite and...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Marquess Wilson
Week 13 of the fantasy football season is the last involving byes (Cleveland, Tennessee), but there are still plenty of options to put together quality lineups for daily contests. In particular, this week appears to have many value plays...
Chris Meyers
1 day ago
Sam Bradford
One could forgive Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer if, while watching film of the Cowboys this week, he shakes his head and thinks “That should be us.” After all, the Cowboys are running roughshod over the NFL at 10-1 executing a...
John Gworek
1 day ago
Depending on league scoring, the Los Angeles Rams have allowed the most fantasy points to opposing defense/special teams this season. The Rams will be in Foxborough on Sunday to take on New England. And while the Patriots DST has had some solid and...
Sarah Lewis
1 day ago
Justin Tucker
It was a tough call for Week 13 for the top-ranked fantasy kicker. Matt Bryant, who has held the No. 1 spot for weeks and is on a high-powered offense, is always at the top of the list.   Meanwhile, Justin Tucker is the only kicker in the...
Sarah Lewis
1 day ago
Drew Brees
It’s “Dome Sweet Dome” for Drew Brees in Week 13, which is the main reason he leads the fantasy quarterback rankings. Brees' numbers are significantly better when he’s playing in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome compared to...
Sarah Lewis
1 day ago
Brandin Cooks
Wide receiver remains one of the strongest positions in fantasy football this season, especially at the top of the rankings. For Week 13 that means once again you will find Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham Jr., Julio Jones and Mike Evans leading the...
Chris Meyers
1 day ago
Jay Ajayi
Flex rankings for Week 13, which may be the most critical week for many fantasy owners, are slightly important. Who am I kidding? I am nervous making these as I write this and will definitely be making changes to these leading up to game time on...
Chris Meyers
1 day ago
LeSean McCoy
Another week and once again Le’Veon Bell, David Johnson and Ezekiel Elliot are fighting it out to see who will be the No. 1-ranked fantasy running back for Week 13. Between matchups and bodies of work, you can’t go wrong if you are...
Michael Horvath
1 day ago
The NFL season is nearing the homestretch, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era ...
John Gworek
2 days ago
Philip Rivers
Hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday as we get down to towards the end of the NFL regular season. As we head to this part of the slate, we start to wonder which teams have already packed up for the season and which are still in the...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
The Thanksgiving games were certainly a treat, but the NFL saved the best for last as far as Week 12 played out. All four of the later Sunday games were close, highlighted by the overtime thriller in primetime between Kansas City and Denver....
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Green Bay Packers Memes
We love a great, funny, clever and downright stupid football meme. The meme has become a great way to make a point and/or express an opinion, whether you're a Redskins fan mocking your friend's Dallas Cowboys fandom with a meme, or a...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Ryan Tannehill
We’re not yet to December and yet we’re already up to two teams mathematically eliminated from this season’s NFL playoffs. There are bound to be even more in the coming weeks as the race for the No. 1 overall pick heats up just...
Bryan Fischer
3 days ago
Marquess Wilson
As the bye weeks come to an end with only the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans off in Week 13, the waiver wire may not be a flush for fantasy owners as it has been. By this point, many have already clinched a playoff spot and done so with...
Sarah Lewis
3 days ago

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