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For some teams, it’s always about next year and it’s never too early to think about the next draft. It’s not a position they particularly want to be in. It’s just the reality of where they are. And for a handful of NFL...
Athlon Sports
7 hours ago
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Tre Mason
We all would like to budget wisely, and it's no different in daily or weekly fantasy football. If you are playing in a salary-capped game at either FanDuel or DraftKings, here are a few value plays and bargains at the quarterback, running...
Corby Yarbrough
11 hours ago
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Jamaal Charles
Two teams that are streaking rapidly in opposite directions will get Week 12 in the NFL started when the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders square off tonight on the NFL Network. The surging Chiefs (7-3) have won five straight games to move...
Rob Doster
12 hours ago
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Demaryius Thomas
Antonio Brown is on bye so for at least this week, he will cede the No. 1 spot on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 12 to Demaryius Thomas. Brown leads the position in fantasy points, but Thomas isn’t too...
Mark Ross
15 hours ago
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DeMarco Murray
The NFL’s leading rusher is back from bye so it’s only fitting that he regains his position atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 12. DeMarco Murray is ahead of Arian Foster by nearly 300 yards for...
Mark Ross
15 hours ago
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Mason Crosby
Green Bay’s offense and defense have both been on a roll lately, which is why Mason Crosby is near the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 12. The Packers have averaged more than 50 points per game over their...
Mark Ross
15 hours ago
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Peyton Manning
Aaron Rodgers continues to lead the pack in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 12, while a couple of elite signal-callers look to bounce back from disappointing showings. Rodgers led the Packers to their second...
Mark Ross
15 hours ago
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Justin Houston
Jacksonville is back from bye, but Oakland has the worst offense in the NFL, which is why Kansas City checks in at No. 1 in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 12. The Chiefs are tied for third in the...
Mark Ross
15 hours ago
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Coby Fleener
Rob Gronkowski fared better than Jimmy Graham last Sunday, so for now the pecking order will remain the same as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 12. Gronk caught a touchdown pass for the third straight...
Mark Ross
15 hours ago
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Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey
We’ve all heard about the friend of the friend who deep fries a turkey each Thanksgiving, and everyone raves about it. Well, this is your year to be that guy. Here’s our quick guide, along with some great tips from chef Darrell Breaux...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed return man Marc Mariani to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Mariani averaged 24.8 yards on 92 kickoff returns for Tennessee in 2010 and 2011. He also returned 73 punts for an...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have released running back LeGarrette Blount, who reportedly left the field before the conclusion of Monday's game against Tennessee. Multiple media outlets reported that Blount...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Quarterback Kurt Warner and his "Greatest Show on Turf" teammates Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt were among eight first-year eligible candidates named as semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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Adrian Peterson
The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The league...
Mark Ross
2 days ago
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Coby Fleener
Just two teams on bye in Week 12, but Carolina and Pittsburgh aren’t the only teams whose players may not be available. Denver, Indianapolis and New Orleans are among the teams who may have to dig a little deeper into their depth charts this...
Mark Ross
2 days ago
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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 11 of the NFL season. 1948With Arizona's win over Detroit...
Corby Yarbrough
3 days ago
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Ben Roethlisberger
The Pittsburgh Steelers will try and get back on track when they take on the Tennessee Titans on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Steelers (6-4) had won three in a row before losing to the Jets last week, while the Titans (2-7...
Mark Ross
3 days ago
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Andrew Luck
Sunday’s slate of action will end with a rematch of last year’s AFC Divisional Playoff matchup when the New England Patriots face the Indianapolis Colts on NBC. The Patriots (7-2) easily defeated the Colts (6-3) 43-22 in last season...
Rob Doster
4 days ago
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Calais Campbell
The NFC’s best record will be on the line this afternoon when the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals face off on FOX. Entering this season, few if any would have predicted Jim Caldwell’s Lions (7-2) would be in first place in the NFC...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Aaron Rodgers
Points could be plentiful at Lambeau Field when the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers get together this afternoon on FOX. The Eagles (7-2) are fourth in the league in scoring at 31 points per game with the Packers (6-3) just a tick behind (...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Calvin Johnson
Tennessee may not have their tight end on Monday night, but Detroit is expected to get three big targets back for its Week 11 showdown against Arizona. Oh and Calvin Johnson will play too. Delanie Walker, TE, Tennessee Titans vs. Pittsburgh...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Brandon Marshall
Week 11’s NFC North tilt between Minnesota and Chicago features a trio of pass-catchers who show up on the injury report. Will the Vikings and Bears have all of their weapons today? Martellus Bennett, TE, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Ryan Mathews
San Diego and Denver will welcome back a couple of rushers in Week 11, but Detroit may be down one of its ball carriers today. Here are some key injuries to pay attention to involving the later games. Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and Juwan...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Mark Ingram
The Giants will finally have their No. 1 RB back in the starting lineup for Week 11, but that’s not the case for the Bengals. Meanwhile, New Orleans’ and San Francisco’s top rushers are banged up, but both are fully expected to...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
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Arian Foster
Houston will be without its workhorse for Week 11, but Seattle’s bruising back is fully expected to play. Here are some other key backfield injuries to know about before finalizing your lineup. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks at...
Mark Ross
4 days ago

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