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Peyton Manning, Tom Brady Head-to-Head Infographic
There may be a great debate about who the greatest quarterback is of this generation, but there’s no debate which quarterbacks belong in the conversation. It starts and ends with Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, who both have earned a place...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Ranking the 5 Most Memorable Brady-Manning Games
There may be a great debate about who the greatest quarterback is of this generation, but there’s no debate which quarterbacks belong in the conversation. It starts and ends with Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, who both have earned a place...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Cam Newton
A surface glance at this matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers would indicate that a boring clash of NFC mediocrities is in store, as the NFL Network takes over “Thursday Night Football” broadcasts. But a look at...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Six teams are on bye, which means every team that is playing is represented in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 9. Of course, the emphasis is on the names at the top, which starts with Peyton Manning. The reigning...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Justin Houston
Not to pick on Jacksonville, but there’s a reason its opponent leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 9. To put it simply, the Jaguars are allowing an average of 17 fantasy points per game (...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Rob Gronkowksi
After a vintage performance last week, there’s a familiar face atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 9. Rob Gronkowski abused Chicago’s defense, catching nine passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns in...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Jeremy Maclin
Several familiar faces are missing from Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 9 because of the bye situation. Six teams are taking this week off, which means some fantasy owners may be digging a little deeper into...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Mark Ingram
Lots of firepower sitting on the sidelines with six teams on bye, but there are still some pretty big weapons atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 9. Leading off our list is Arian Foster, who led all backs in...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Justin Tucker
Points will probably be aplenty in New England, but Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 9 gives top billing to a guy who will be toiling in the Steel City on Sunday night. Justin Tucker, who nailed a 50- and 53-yard field...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made their second trade of the day during Tuesday's deadline by sending linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots for an undisclosed swap of 2015 draft choices. ...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Twelve-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey has decided to call an end to an illustrious 15-year playing career, his agent announced Tuesday. Jack Reale, Bailey's longtime representative, said his client...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett did not reveal any details regarding Tony Romo's injury in Tuesday's press conference, but he did confirm linebacker Justin Durant has a torn biceps. Garrett...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Ndamunkong Suh
The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. ET. Typically the quietest of the four major sports’ deadline days, it’s possible that the biggest deal that will be made this season has already occurred. Seattle sent wide receiver...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Andy Dalton
Week 9 may represent the halfway point of the NFL season, but in fantasy football it’s where things really start to get interesting. For starters, the fantasy playoffs are creeping closer with every passing week, which means every game is...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Jason Garrett
NFC East archrivals headed in opposite directions will wrap up the Week 8 slate when the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys face off on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Cowboys (6-1) look to maintain the NFL’s best...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
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 8 of the NFL season. 1Tom Brady...
Corby Yarbrough
5 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Two of the NFL’s best quarterbacks will share the spotlight tonight when the Green Bay Packers take on the New Orleans Saints on NBC. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (5-2) are in the midst of a four-game winning streak, while Drew Brees and the...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Chip Kelly
A pair of 5-1 teams that met under similar circumstances last season will get together again when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon on FOX. Last season, Philadelphia hosted Arizona following a Week 12 bye. This...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
Calvin Johnson
Plenty of No. 1 wide receivers show up on the Week 8 injury report. Find out below who is shaping up to be a game-time decision, who has already been ruled out and who should be ready to roll. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Reggie Bush
Sunday’s Week 8 action gets off to an early start in London where Detroit is expected to be without one of its top running backs. That’s just one of the key RB or QB injuries associated with today’s games. Giovani Bernard, RB...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Jimmy Graham
Detroit’s tight end situation is a mess for Week 8, while New Orleans may not know until around kickoff if it will have its All-Pro on the field. Here’s the latest on those situations and some TE injuries. Jimmy Graham, TE, New...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Darren Sproles
Arizona and Philadelphia both have some banged up running backs headed into this afternoon’s Week 8 showdown. Will both teams’ backfields be at full strength and who is going to handle the carries for the Saints tonight against the...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
J.J. Watt
There’s more than half a season still to go, and a lot can obviously change, but the NFL MVP race is shaping up to be an interesting one so far. Peyton Manning is clearly vying for his sixth MVP award and second straight. Meanwhile there...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Peyton Manning
Week 8 of the NFL slate kicks off with tonight’s AFC West divisional matchup between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos on CBS/NFL Network. This game features a pair of MVP-candidate quarterbacks in San Diego’s Philip Rivers (17...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
Greg Olsen
Julius Thomas didn’t catch a touchdown pass for the first game this season, but that’s not enough to knock him from his perch atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 8. As good as Thomas has been, however, Greg...
Mark Ross
5 months ago

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