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Sean Payton
The battle for the NFC is on as Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to Seattle to face Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in front of the 12th Man on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET. Both teams have had plenty of...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Vernon Davis is Crotch Tackled by T.J. McDonald
During yesterday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the St. Louis Rams, tight end Vernon Davis was tackled by T.J. McDonald in the most painful way any man can imagine in the history of the universe—BY. HIS. CROTCH. Davis, who...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Andy Reid
First place in the AFC West and the top seed in the playoffs are on the line this afternoon when the Denver Broncos face the Kansas City Chiefs at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. The Broncos and Chiefs are currently tied for the best record in the AFC at 9-2...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Darren Sproles
The Week 13 injury report is littered with the names of key running backs. Athlon Sports has the latest information on the ones you need to know about.Darren Sproles, RB, New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks (Mon.)Sproles (ankle) was held out of...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Matt Forte
Will injuries to Matt Forté or Adrian Peterson keep either from their head-to-head matchup today? Those aren’t the only running back injuries Athlon Sports is keeping an eye on in Week 13.Matt Forté, RB, Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Antonio Gates
Quarterbacks appear to be healthy for the most part entering today’s Week 13 action. The same can’t be said as it relates to the tight end position, however.Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers vs. Cincinnati BengalsGates missed some...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Michael Crabtree
One NFC West team gets its top wide receiver back in Week 13 while another will most likely be without theirs. Elsewhere, Buffalo should have its top pass-catching duo for its game in Toronto while a Giant wideout appears ready to return after...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Brandon Marshall
Even with three games on Thanksgiving Day, there’s still a full slate of Week 13 action today. Here are some wide receiver injuries you need to know about before setting your starting lineup.Brandon Marshall, WR, Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Tony Romo
The Dallas Cowboys look to keep pace in the NFC East when they host the Oakland Raiders on Thanksgiving Day at 4:30 p.m. ET on CBS. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (6-5) are coming off last week’s 24-21 victory on the road over the New York...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Darren McFadden
Week 13 of NFL action gets started with a Thanksgiving Day tripleheader. With the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, these three early games (Green Bay at Detroit, Oakland at Dallas and Pittsburgh at Baltimore) could be critical to getting...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Mike Tomlin
The NFL’s Thanksgiving Day slate of action ends with a tasty matchup of AFC North archrivals, as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens will meet up again at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. While Mike Tomlin’s Steelers and John Harbaugh...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Philip Rivers
Quarterbacks playing conference opponents for a second time this season spearhead the top three on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings at the position this week.Detroit’s Matthew Stafford is atop the quarterback ranks, having...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Luke Kuechly
Two olds and a new are must-starts this week on defense, but it is where Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings are bookended in the top five that could make the most noise.The Carolina defense, a surprise this season at second in...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Andre Brown
The theme is the same for the running backs on top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 rankings as it is for the quarterbacks — familiar opponents.Minnesota's Adrian Peterson had 10 points against a much different Chicago team...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Jimmy Graham
There is an interesting quandary this week with Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 tight end rankings, right as we position ourselves for playoff seeding.Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez and Julius Thomas are the...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Antonio Brown
Hope you like some receivers with your Thanksgiving meal.  Of the top 11 in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 wide receiver rankings, four of them play on Turkey Day.But it is hard to go against Detroit’s Calvin Johnson,...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Josh Gordon
Week 13 not only marks the end of the bye weeks, it also signals the beginning of the stretch run, and that is especially the case as it relates to fantasy football. With the playoffs starting as early as this week (depending on the set up of your...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Stephen Gostkowski
At this point in the season, don’t get cute with kickers. Make and win the playoffs with who got you there, after consulting Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 kicker rankings of course.New England’s Stephen Gostkowski is...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Packers (5-5-1) at Lions (6-5)Detroit will kick off on Thanksgiving Day for the 73rd time in a tradition that dates back to 1934 and is older than 24 NFL franchises. The Lions have a 33–37–2 record on Turkey Day but carry an 11–8...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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This Thanksgiving, families will come together and gather around the table to break bread — eating turkey and telling stories. Some of those families will include brothers who currently strap on a helmet and play football in the NFL.This past...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the soaring one-loss Seattle Seahawks to the bottom of the AFC South cellar, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans.1. Seahawks (10-1) Ready to host Saints in Monday night showdown.2. Patriots (8-3) Tom Brady...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Tom Brady, QB, PatriotsTom Terrific was at it again, improving his career record against Peyton Manning to 10–4. After falling behind 24–0, the Patriots marched back for an epic 34–31 come-from-behind win in overtime. New England...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Jim Schwartz
The NFL’s longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalry will be renewed when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Besides serving as the first course to the Turkey Day tripleheader, first place in the NFC North is...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Kendall Wright
With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, one thing that fantasy owners have to be thankful for is the end of the bye weeks. All teams will be in action in Week 13, starting with a full plate of games on Thanksgiving Day, as we not only enter the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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New England Patriots
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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