NFL Articles

David Johnson
There are some big-name running backs in great spots for Week 10 who could pay off handsomely for their fantasy owners. But none have a better matchup than David Johnson, who comes off of the bye week rested and gets another shot at San Francisco...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Jason Witten
The tight end position might be the most frustrating off all for fantasy owners this season because you never know what you are going to get week-to-week. Of course, Rob Gronkowski is ranked No. 1, but it’s not out of the question that he...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Alshon Jeffery
Wide receiver mania is back for Week 10 of the fantasy football season. All of the big dawgs are back in action (with a few exceptions) and once again many have drawn dream matchups. Antonio Brown sits atop with another week of what is hopefully...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Mike Evans
The big headline for Week 10 when it comes to the flex position in fantasy football is simply that David Johnson is back! This should bring joy throughout the fantasy realm... unless you are playing against him. It goes without saying, but...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Justin Tucker
Justin Tucker and Caleb Sturgis, both with eight games played, are in the top five in terms of fantasy points (depending on league scoring) among kickers. Tucker still has yet to miss a field goal or an extra point, and he is the top-ranked kicker...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
C.J. Mosley
San Francisco has scored more than 20 points four times so far this year, which is why the 49ers have been a popular target when it comes to choosing a defense/special teams (DST) option in fantasy. They have allowed opposing DSTs to score plenty...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Tom Brady
After a week off, Tom Brady is back as the No. 1 fantasy quarterback for Week 10. He faces Seattle, which is coming off of a short week, and the Seahawks have done a good job against QBs (fifth-fewest fantasy points allowed).   However,...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
The NFL season is more than halfway over, 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 months ago
Russell Wilson
With every NFL team at least halfway through their schedule, some things are starting to come into focus. In the AFC, New England remains the class of the conference while the AFC West currently has three teams in prime playoff position, led by...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Devontae Booker
Even with six teams on bye liming the player pool for Week 9, there were still some big performances that left their mark from a fantasy standpoint, especially in the DFS realm. It all got started in a big way on Thursday night with Atlanta and...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Khalil Mack
Week 9 had a little bit of everything around the NFL, from blowouts of bad teams to surprising, last-second upsets from teams we weren’t quite sold on. More than anything, just about every division race saw some significant movement in the...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Marvin Jones
We are getting ever so close to the fantasy playoffs everyone. It is a nerve-wracking and exciting time of the season. I know my leagues are split 50/50 with top-tier teams and some underperforming dregs.   However, if you happen to be in...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
James Starks
With only four teams on a bye in Week 10, fantasy owners have survived the bloated bye weeks. However, don't forget that Buffalo, Detroit, Indianapolis and Oakland are on bye in Week 10. Thankfully, not many players suffered injuries in Week 9...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Russell Wilson
The Seattle Seahawks (4-2-1) look to close out the first half of the season on a high note after losing to the New Orleans Saints 25-20 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome last Sunday. Russell Wilson completed 22 of 34 passes for 253 yards with zero...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Derek Carr
Two bitter division rivals are set to square off on “Sunday Night Football” with a lot more than an AFC West tiebreaker on the line as the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos head to Oakland looking to stop a red-hot Raiders...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Both the San Diego Chargers and the Tennessee Titans are hoping that the second half of the NFL schedule works out in their favor.   The Chargers’ first half was marred by heartbreak, posting a 3-5 record, as all five losses were by a...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Two of the best quarterbacks in the game meet in a Sunday battle that could have big implications in both the AFC and NFC playoff races as Indianapolis makes the rare trip to Green Bay. Both teams entered the season with lofty expectations but...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Drew Brees
The Saints (3-4) march into this contest, having won three of their last four games.  All four of those contests had close finishes. They have won or lost every game this season except for one by six points or fewer.   In contrast, the...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Cam Newton
The Los Angeles Rams (3-4) return home to the Coliseum for the first time since Week 5 for a cross-divisional matchup against the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers. The Rams opened the season on a sour note with an embarrassing 28-0...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Randall Cobb
With six teams on bye, the injury report that fantasy owner need to pay attention to is (thankfully) lighter than it has been in previous weeks. However, plenty of players are shaping up to be the dreaded game-time decision.   Be sure to...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Carlos Hyde
For Week 9, fantasy owners may be scrambling to find players with a pulse to fill in their starting lineups. Six teams on bye diminish the player pool before you even factor in injuries. A few have already been ruled out (including Spencer Ware,...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Eli Manning
Week 9 of the regular season marks the NFL’s halfway point. The Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants will be playing the eighth game of their respective 16-game schedules this Sunday with both teams already having their bye. It feels a...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The Steelers and Ravens have played some classics; they don’t like each other, and when they meet there is usually a lot at stake in the AFC North. Sunday’s game is no different, as the winner will have a least a share of the lead in...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Ryan Tannehill
Week 9 brings another week with six teams on a bye (Arizona, Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, New England, Washington), which means fantasy owners will have gaps in their lineups. Waivers have already run for the week, and while owners may still be...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Derek Carr
As we approach Week 9 of the fantasy football season, bye weeks continue to have an impact on fantasy lineups. Andy Dalton, Tom Brady and Kirk Cousins are all taking the week off, so you may need to look to the waiver wire if you don't have a...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago

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