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Peyton Manning
Much like tattoos or passwords, jersey numbers can be a highly personal affair for their owners. The significance behind a jersey number can sometimes offer a little glimpse into an athlete’s psyche, his past, or his hopes for the future....
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Saints (8-2) at Falcons (2-8)Matt Ryan’s nickname, “Matty Ice,” is intended to be a reference to his cool under pressure. But lately, Atlanta’s quarterback has been ice cold, throwing eight INTs — including two pick-...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history. It’s as simple as that. There has never been a matchup of signal-callers as historically significant and charismatic as Manning and Brady.Manning has a record...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the Mile High and mighty Denver Broncos to the rock bottom Jacksonville Jaguars.1. Broncos (9-1) Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn on sideline Sunday night.2. Seahawks (10-1) Earn franchise-record 13th straight win at Seattle...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Cam Newton, QB, PanthersControversial no-call ending aside, Newton shined bright under the lights on Monday night during a 24–20 win over the Patriots. The face of the Panthers franchise completed 19-of-28 passes for 209 yards, three TDs and...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Michael Crabtree
With the fantasy playoffs just around the corner, there’s not much time left for those teams looking to make a last-minute push. To that end, Athlon Sports has scoured the waiver wire to identify those potential free agent pickups that could...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Washington Redskins
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 total...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Cam Newton
Tom Brady and the 7-2 New England Patriots travel to Charlotte to take on Cam Newton and the 6-3 Carolina Panthers, on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET from Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers, winners of five straight...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Peyton Manning
The AFC’s top two teams go head-to-head when the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos get together tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The Chiefs (9-0) are coming off of a bye looking to go two games up on the Broncos (8-1) in the AFC West. This...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Sean Payton
The New Orleans Saints host the San Francisco 49ers this afternoon at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX in a game that could carry significant playoff implications as the NFC postseason picture continues to develop. The Saints (7-2) are in first place in the NFC...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
Several workhorse running backs are nursing injuries entering Week 11. Are any in danger of not playing today?Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Seattle SeahawksPeterson did not participate in practice on Thursday or Friday, as the Vikings...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Tony Gonzalez
The Week 11 injury report reads like a “who’s who” when it comes to the tight end position. Here is the latest injury-related information you need to read before setting your lineup.Tony Gonzalez, TE, Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Terrelle Pryor
A certain sprained ankle may be getting all the attention entering Week 11, but that’s not the only quarterback injury you need to know about. Athlon Sports has the latest on the quarterback injury front around the NFL.Terrelle Pryor, QB,...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Vincent Jackson
Atlanta, Buffalo and the New York Jets have banged up wide receiving corps entering Week 11. Here’s the latest injury-related information on those wide receivers and a few others to help you get your lineup ready.Vincent Jackson, WR, Tampa...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Calvin Johnson
At this point of the season very few fantasy relevant wide receivers aren’t dealing with some sort of bump or bruise. Are any of these injuries serious enough to prevent them from taking the field in Week 11?Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson,...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Locks of the WeekThese two are division showdowns featuring the AFC West’s “haves” and the NFC South’s “have nots.”Patriots (+2.5) at PanthersCam Newton loves the spotlight and Charlotte will be abuzz Monday...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
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Maurice Jones-Drew
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 1-8 this season, tied with Tampa Bay for the worst record in the NFL. The only thing Jaguars fans really have to look forward to at this point is next season, and whatever the future holds for this struggling franchise...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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It took far too long for Miami Dolphins own Steven Ross to publicly address the bullying scandal that has engulfed his team and surely ruined whatever is left of its season. And when he finally did, he was predictably “appalled” because...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Andrew Luck
In front of a national audience tonight on the NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football," Andrew Luck takes his division-leading 6-3 Colts to Nashville to take on Chris Johnson and the 4-5 Tennessee Titans at LP Field at 8:25 p.m. ET....
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Giovani Bernard
Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 running back rankings begin in Seattle, as two of the NFL's best will share the Pacific Northwest spotlight. Marshawn Lynch gets the edge over Adrian Peterson this week, as Lynch has been in "...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Steven Hauschka
Even with Sunday night's matchup with Kansas City's nasty defense on tap, Matt Prater maintains his top billing on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 kicker rankings. Denver's offensive potential alone is enough to keep Prater...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Robert Griffin III
There's a change at the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 quarterback rankings, as health and matchup definitely play a part in the decision. Peyton Manning may be the No. 1 fantasy scorer at his position, but he's starting...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Antrel Rolle
There is a familiar face at the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 defense/special teams rankings, but that doesn't mean this DST doesn't have a tough task ahead of it. Seattle maintains its top billing in our rankings in...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Drew Brees
There are just two teams, Dallas and St. Louis, on bye in Week 11, so rosters shouldn't be as stretched as they were in previous weeks. That is unless you have Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, Zac Stacy or either the Cowboys or Rams DST on your roster....
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Julius Thomas
As dominant as Jimmy Graham has been this season, his bad foot and tough matchup are enough reasons to remove him from the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 tight end rankings, at least for this week. Rob Gronkowski isn't...
Mark Ross
9 months ago

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