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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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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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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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 months ago
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Robert Griffin III
Colin Kaepernick and the 6-4 San Francisco 49ers are in Landover, Md., tonight to take on Robert Griffin III and the 3-7 Washington Redskins on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" from FedEx Field at 8:30 p.m. ET. The Redskins have had an...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago
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The NFL's 2013 Circle of Parity
The 2013 circle of NFL parity is now complete, thanks to the Patriots' victory over the Broncos. In this graphic, each team has a victory over the team next to it, going clockwise, until it circles back. Source: Reddit 
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Panthers Intercept Tannehill After Tip
During the Carolina-Miami game, Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill threw a pass that was tipped, and then tipped again, and again, and again…and again…and… you get what we're saying.
Rich McVey
10 months ago
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Tom Brady
Two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history will be on display tonight when the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Besides the unavoidable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, this game also...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Eli Manning
NFC East rivals headed in different directions are on tap this afternoon when the Dallas Cowboys meet up with the New York Giants at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (5-5) are looking to tie the idle Eagles for first place in the...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Wes Welker
Welker has passed the necessary concussion tests and is on track to face his former team tonightA concussion isn’t expected to get in the way of a Bronco wide receiver from facing his former Patriot teammates tonight. Here’s the latest...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Cecil Shorts
Several wide receivers are dealing with injuries entering Week 12. Here are the ones you need to know about before setting your lineup.Cecil Shorts and Mike Brown, WRs, Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston TexansShorts’ groin is not fully healed,...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson is at less than 100 percent entering Week 12. Here’s the latest injury-related information on the reigning MVP and a few other fantasy-relevant running backs.Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay PackersPeterson...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Julius Thomas
Two of the NFL’s most dangerous tight ends are set to be on the same field tonight in New England and both are listed on the injury report. Is either in danger of not playing?Julius Thomas, TE, Denver Broncos at New England PatriotsThomas was...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Peyton Manning
The ankle’s not fully healed, but it won’t keep Peyton Manning from facing the New England Patriots tonight. The same can’t be said for a few other injured quarterbacks, however.Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Broncos at New England...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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The Quarterback Class of 2014 is already projected to be one of the richest in NFL history, with a crop that has been making scouts drool at the possibilities for several years. It seems a lock that four or five will go in the first round, and...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Sean Payton
Drew Brees and the 8-2 New Orleans Saints travel to the Georgia Dome to take on their NFC South division rival in Matt Ryan and the 2-8 Atlanta Falcons on the NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" at 8:25 p.m. ET. Just two wins in...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago

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