NFL Articles

Delanie Walker
The big question fantasy owners want to know this week is whether or not Rob Gronkowski will play. If he does, he’s obviously a must-start, even though he probably won’t be 100 percent. But what about guys like Delanie Walker and...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago
Antonio Brown
After a three-touchdown performance in Week 13 (yes, one was a return TD), it's hard to recommend any other wide receiver but Antonio Brown as No. 1 in Week 14. Brown scored a touchdown against Cincinnati the last time these two teams met (Week...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Cam Newton
It's close, but for Week 14, Tom Brady has taken a fall from grace and dropped to the second-ranked fantasy quarterback for the week. Cam Newton takes his turn at the top after throwing for five touchdowns in two of the past three games. While...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Stephen Gostkowski
Kickers have been the bane of the fantasy existence this season. When Shayne Graham and Chris Boswell (both less than 10 percent owned) are the top two fantasy kickers in Week 13, it's a rough time trying to predict how kickers will do. Cairo...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Ezekiel Ansah
The top options for fantasy defense/special teams (DST) are fairly consistent with what they've been all season. Seattle, Denver and Arizona are the top three, with Carolina peeking in at No. 4. A sneaky DST to play this week is actually...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Jonathan Stewart
Welcome to the first week of the fantasy playoffs (for most leagues). Now more than ever, the flex position is key to success. You know you need to start a certain number of running backs and wide receivers, but when it comes to the flex, it comes...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
The NFL is in full swing, 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 gives you the...
John Gworek
6 months ago
Thomas Rawls
'Twas the week of fantasy playoffs, when all through the InternetOwners were scrambling to make sure lineups were set.The trades have been processed; the waiver wire has run;All of the season-long planning is all said and done. Each player...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Cam Newton is unapologetically great. As of right now the Panthers are 12-0 on the season, Newton and his crew are still dabbing on them folks, and he's the undeniable MVP. There's a lot to hate on from that alone. The...
Jasmine Watkins
6 months ago
Kirk Cousins
"Monday Night Football" provides viewers witht the latest installment of a historic rivalry as the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. It's a matchup that features many things we'd never thought would have been true...
Matt Josephs
6 months ago
With every victory this season, it seems as if the Pittsburgh Steelers are primed to be a dark horse in the AFC Playoffs. With every loss, it appears the Steelers won't make the playoffs. So it stands after Pittsburgh's 39-30 loss...
Marky Billson
6 months ago
The Panthers have rolled through their first 11 games. Six of those wins, including the last three, have been by double digits. They only need to win one of their five remaining games in order to clinch the NFC South Division title. The Saints...
John La Fleur
6 months ago
The New England Patriots saw their undefeated season end last weekend with an overtime loss to the Denver Broncos, and now return home for their second-to-last home game of 2015. The Patriots' run of injuries continued in Denver, with Rob...
Mike Dussault
6 months ago
Alex Smith
On Sunday, The Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders will meet for the 110th time with a lot at stake. Both teams come into their Week 13 matchup with playoff aspirations. After beginning the season 1-5, the Chiefs have won five straight...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Philip Rivers
The San Diego Chargers (3-8) were finally able to end a six-game losing skid with a 31-25 victory over Jacksonville in Week 12. It was the Chargers' first win since Week 4 and should provide some much-needed momentum. San Diego will try to get...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
Tyler Eifert
In Week 13, while the list of fantasy-relevant wide receivers on the injury reports is long, there are no quarterbacks that are in serious doubt to play this week. So that makes the usual quarterback/tight end injury report a tight end/kicker list...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Alfred Blue
Like previous weeks, the running backs list for the Week 13 fantasy injury report is considerably shorter than the wide receivers (and actually, the tight ends this week as well). There are plenty of ailing running backs listed on the injury...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Danny Amendola
Per usual, the list of fantasy-relevant wide receivers on the Week 13 injury report is the longest. Plenty of guys banged up, including a few with Questionable tags that could leave fantasy owners with some tough decisions to make. Some...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (8-3) look to prove their legitimacy as a contender in the NFC when they host the reigning conference champion Seattle Seahawks (6-5) on Sunday. The Vikings have won six of their last seven games including a 20-10 win at...
Jason Hall
6 months ago
Arizona sure didn’t gain any style points in last week’s 19-13 victory over San Francisco, but the Cardinals did make it five in a row and were able to keep a three-game cushion over Seattle in the NFC West, while still holding onto a...
Michael Bradley
6 months ago
J.J. Watt
A month ago, Bill O’Brien and the Houston Texans were in shambles. The Texans were sitting at 2-5 after getting absolutely dismantled by the now corroded Miami Dolphins. What was supposed to be the Texans’ backbone, the defense,...
Jake Rose
6 months ago
John Harbaugh
Both the Baltimore Ravens and the Miami Dolphins have a record of 4-7 but are entering Sunday's game on different paths. Despite being a team that’s been decimated by injuries this season, the Ravens are riding a two-game...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick
After taking a week off to eat turkey (and plenty of other things) in Week 12, the Five Up/Five Down is back to help you settle on your starting lineup for your fantasy team. Now, to be fair, some of the picks in this column have been, well, off (c...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Ever wonder what spending a night at Tony Romo's house is like? Me neither, but now we have proof. The Cowboys quarterback and "Late Late Show" host James Corden had a good old-fashion sleepover and the results were hilarious....
Jasmine Watkins
6 months ago
Philip Rivers
After taking some time off over the Thanksgiving holiday to rest, I have dusted off the magic crystal ball once again so we can take a look to see what amazing, unbelievable and insane things are going to happen this week in fantasy football. ...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago

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