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Justin Forsett
Le’Veon Bell trails DeMarco Murray by more than 400 yards for the NFL lead in rushing but he’s our choice to head up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 13. Bell is coming off of a career-best 204 yards...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Cody Parkey
New England takes on Green Bay, which means their kickers are prominently featured in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 13. As productive as Stephen Gostkowski and Mason Crosby have been this season, however, one of the...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning is once again leading everyone in fantasy scoring, but he’s second fiddle to Aaron Rodgers in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 13. Manning has 10 touchdown passes in his last three games, a...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Mario Williams
Every team is in action, but it’s the Jets’ opponent who gets the distinction of leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 13. Yes, the Jaguars are playing, but the Jets gave up 25 fantasy...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Matthew Stafford
One of the great Thanksgiving traditions is snickering at who is playing quarterback for the Detroit Lions.The list of Lions quarterbacks starting on Thanksgiving is a list of draft busts, journeymen, career backups and former stars whose best days...
David Fox
7 months ago
Isaiah Crowell
Week 13 of the NFL season means three things – a Thanksgiving tripleheader, no more bye weeks to worry about and the realization that the fantasy playoffs are just around the corner. Whether your league’s playoffs start next week or a...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
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 12 of the NFL season. 14New England's win against Detroit...
Corby Yarbrough
7 months ago
Sean Payton
The Baltimore Ravens return to the scene of one of their greatest triumphs to take on a New Orleans Saints team that’s hoping for some much-needed home cooking as Week 12 wraps up on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Mario Williams
The Buffalo Bills will attempt to stay in the playoff discussion when they take on the New York Jets tonight in their adopted “home” of Ford Field in Detroit. This game was originally scheduled to be played Sunday afternoon at Ralph...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had the catch of a lifetime with a one-handed, diving backward, through pass interference touchdown catch. Sit back and watch. Over and over again.   Oh my, Odell Beckham. That was...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Bill Belichick
Whether this ends up being a preview of Super Bowl XLIX remains to be seen, but this afternoon’s matchup between the Detroit Lions and New England Patriots on FOX will certainly have a say in how the postseason plays out. The Lions (7-3)...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Peyton Manning
The Denver Broncos will try to regroup at home when they face the Miami Dolphins this afternoon on CBS. The Broncos (7-3) have lost two of their last three games after managing just seven points in a disappointing showing in St. Louis. The Dolphins...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Drew Stanton
The Arizona Cardinals will try and add to their NFC West lead when they take on the Seattle Seahawks this afternoon on FOX. Drew Stanton has done an admirable job for the Cardinals (9-1) while subbing for the injured Carson Palmer (knee). Over the...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Tony Romo
NFC East rivals headed in opposite directions will put a bow on Sunday’s slate when the Dallas Cowboys face the New York Giants tonight on NBC. The Cowboys (7-3) come out of their bye rested and probably with one eye on Thursday’s...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Marshawn Lynch
Minnesota’s backfield is a little bit up in the air entering Week 12 while there’s no doubt who will see plenty of carries in this afternoon’s NFC West showdown between Arizona and Seattle. Elsewhere, Philip Rivers is battered and...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Arian Foster
Cincinnati’s backfield is expected to be back at full strength for Week 12, but Houston’s situation is a little more uncertain. Detroit and Tampa Bay also are situations worth paying attention to before setting your lineup. Giovani...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Julius Thomas
Denver and Arizona both could be without one of their top targets for Week 12. Here is the rundown on the WR and TE injuries you need to be aware of in the late afternoon games. Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Denver Broncos vs. Miami DolphinsProbable...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Brandon Marshall
Plenty of wide receivers and tight ends appear on the Week 12 injury report. From Foxboro to Green Bay and even Jacksonville, Athlon Sports has the injury situations on the top fantasy targets covered like a shutdown cornerback. Calvin Johnson...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Fred Jackson
Buffalo’s Week 12 game got moved to Monday night, and the Bills may or may not have their leading rusher back in the fold. Elsewhere, the Saints should get one of their RBs back on Monday night, while the Dolphins’ QB-RB combination is...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago

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