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Jamaal Charles
One All-Pro running back looks ready to return for his Week 4 Monday night matchup, while a couple of struggling starting quarterbacks could end up sitting this one out. Here are some key running back and quarterback injuries you need to pay...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Vernon Davis
San Francisco may be without its tight end in Week 4, while New England is hoping to get more from theirs on Monday night. Those aren’t the only tight end injuries you need to know about before setting your lineup. Rob Gronkowski, TE,...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Calvin Johnson
Several No. 1 wide receivers for different teams are dealing with varying injuries headed into Week 4. Are any of these targets in danger of not playing? Brandon Marshall, WR, Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay PackersQuestionable – AnkleThe...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Locks of the WeekBetting against the worst teams in the league playing on the road and against first- or second-year quarterbacks is traditionally smart money.Chargers (-13) vs. JaguarsFlorida’s worst team has been outscored by a league-worst...
Nathan Rush
4 months ago
Locks of the WeekBetting against the worst teams in the league playing on the road and against first- or second-year quarterbacks is traditionally smart money.Chargers (-13) vs. JaguarsFlorida’s worst team has been outscored by a league-worst...
Nathan Rush
4 months ago
Nick Foles
Teams headed in opposite directions will take the stage when Philadelphia pays a visit to brand-new Levi’s Stadium on Sunday afternoon to face San Francisco on FOX. The Eagles (3-0) look to stay undefeated by taking advantage of a 49ers (1-2...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Eddie Lacy
Longtime divisional rivals will get reacquainted when NFC North counterparts Green Bay and Chicago square off at Solider Field Sunday afternoon on FOX. The Packers (1-2) have gotten off to a slow start thanks in large part to a sluggish offense and...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Eli Manning
Proud franchises trying to stay pace in the NFC East will write the latest chapter in their rivalry when the New York Giants take on the Washington Redskins tonight on CBS and the NFL Network. A third loss for either of these 1–2 teams could...
Rob Doster
4 months ago
Knile Davis
First it was injuries, now bye weeks have added to chaos that is reflected in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 4. With six teams on bye, owners’ backfield depths will be tested, especially those who rely on...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Adam Vinatieri
Stephen Gostkowski remains atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 4, but he currently is sixth in fantasy points at the position. The leading scorer is Philadelphia's Cody Parkey, a rookie who wasn't drafted and...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Andrew Luck
Week 4 ushers in the start of the byes in the NFL, which means some familiar faces are missing from Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings. No Peyton Manning or Russell Wilson opens up an opportunity for some other signal-...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Luke Kuechly
Lots of defensive firepower taking a seat this week, as the first bye of the season shakes up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 4. No Seattle, Cincinnati, Arizona, Denver, St. Louis or Cleveland means...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Greg Olsen
Even with six teams on bye, there are not a lot of changes as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 4. Yes leading scorer Julius Thomas is not playing and his absence will probably be felt, but he’s...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Julio Jones
Several top targets are on bye this week, which means Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 4 go a little deeper than usual. Wide receivers who have been relegated to the bench early on may be forced into spot duty...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
The 1972 Miami Dolphins better already have the champagne on ice. The way this season is going there may not be much time to prepare for the celebration of the last remaining unbeaten team losing its first game — thus ensuring the 17–0...
Nathan Rush
4 months ago
The controversy surrounding Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has prompted discussion over his status as a top NFL prospect. Here, two Athlon editors debate the question: Would you draft Winston? YesTruth be told, I like Oregon’s...
Rob Doster
4 months ago
There was a time when Robert Griffin III’s future in Washington seemed limitless. In fact, some said he represented the future of the NFL. Like Michael Vick was supposed to be a decade or so earlier, RGIII was to become a new-age quarterback/...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Alex Smith
It’s Week 4 of the NFL regular season and not only will Miami and Oakland travel across the pond to play in London, but the byes are upon us! Arizona, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and Seattle all get a breather, putting a lot of...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Geno Smith
Teams that were on the opposite sides of comebacks last week will put the finishing touches on Week 3 when the Chicago Bears take on the New York Jets on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Chicago trailed by 17 points in San...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter. With that in mind, Athlon Sports rounded up the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from Week 3 of the NFL season: 0After falling...
Corby Yarbrough
4 months ago
Russell Wilson
It’s the rare Super Bowl rematch everyone’s been waiting for when Denver and Seattle face off this afternoon on CBS. The Broncos (2-0) enter this game plenty motivated after two less-than-stellar efforts and memories of their 43-8 Super...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Colin Kaepernick
Early control of the NFC West is on the line when San Francisco and Arizona get together this afternoon on FOX. The 49ers (1-1) will try and rebound after last week’s discouraging loss to the Bears in the first-ever game at their new stadium...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Luke Kuechly
Teams that follow similar blueprints will face off against each other when Pittsburgh takes on Carolina tonight on NBC. The Steelers (1-1) and Panthers (2-0) are somewhat carbon copies in that they are defensive-oriented teams who have big...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
A.J. Green
A Cowboy wide receiver with a bum shoulder and a Bengal wideout with a bad toe are both planning on being on the field in Week 3. Here’s the latest on those wide receiver injury situations and more. Dez Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys at St....
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Arian Foster
One workhorse running back out West is ready for Week 3 while another playing on the East Coast is dealing with a hamstring injury. Here are the running back injuries you need to know before setting your lineup. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle...
Mark Ross
4 months ago

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