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We are down to four NFL teams who have yet to lose a game and the debate is raging on as to their power rankings. We can all agree that the New England Patriots are No. 1 and they may not necessarily be the most talented of the group. I'm...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Philip Rivers
Thankfully, Week 8 is over for fantasy owners. For the most part, quarterbacks came through unscathed. The Week 9 matchups are tough to predict, especially with six (that's right SIX!) teams on bye. For example, Andy Dalton has a good...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
The Denver Broncos did show that they are one of the best fantasy DSTs in the league in Week 8, when they shut down Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. However, they "drop" to the No. 2 DST this week for their Sunday night matchup...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Matt Bryant
After weeks atop the fantasy kicker rankings, Stephen Gostkowski drops all the way to No. 2 this week. The San Francisco 49ers are falling apart and the Atlanta Falcons need a win. They are going to go to San Francisco and score...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Vernon Davis
So it’s true that this is Rob Gronkowski's world and we are just living in it. Especially when it comes to fantasy football and ranking tight ends. You know that Gronk is No. 1, but that’s not why you’re reading this...
Michael Horvath
3 months ago
Stevie Johnson
Plenty of teams are on bye this week and some fantasy wide receivers' values will rocket up after the news of Keenan Allen's injury. Two such names are Allen's teammates — Malcom Floyd and Stevie Johnson. I won't spend...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Between injuries and the fact six teams are on bye, plenty of new blood will be starting at running back and wide receiver this week. Because of this some owners may be dealing with questions like — should you start Jeremy...
Chris Meyers
3 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
3 months ago
Ken Whisenhunt
After a 3-20 record less than two seasons into his tenure, the Tennessee Titans decided to fire head coach Ken Whisenhunt on Tuesday morning. Assistant head coach/tight ends coach Mike Mularkey will serve as the Titans' interim head coach for...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
DeAngelo Williams
If we thought Week 7 was bad with fantasy owners losing Arian Foster, Week 8 was a nightmare. The NFL lost one of its most dynamic running backs in Le’Veon Bell for the season, and Bears stable back Matt Forte got dinged up as well. Forte...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago
Malcom Floyd
Now that Week 8 of the NFL/fantasy season is in the books, everyone can breathe a sigh of relief that they got through it. Week 8 may have been the busiest week in recent memory in terms of injuries. It seemed like there was at least one player in...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Hard Knocks
How does the NFL determine what team will be featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks? Over 10 seasons, eight different teams have appeared on the behind-the-scenes reality show that documents life in NFL training camp. That means 24 teams have not...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Monday night’s matchup will feature a pair of first-place teams as the Indianapolis Colts travel to Charlotte to take on the Carolina Panthers. In spite of a losing record, the 3-4 Colts enter Week 8 sitting atop an inferior AFC South...
Rob McVey
3 months ago
People have been saying for years that Reggie Bush's career is on the decline. This video won't help change their minds. The running back can't help from getting injured. During the 49ers-Rams game, Bush makes his way out of bounds...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Although the folks in New England will have something to say about the matter, it’s possible that Sunday night’s meeting between Green Bay and Denver could be a Super Bowl preview. The unbeatens have displayed plenty of punch during...
Michael Bradley
3 months ago
Dez Bryant
The good news is that Dez Bryant will return this week for the Dallas Cowboys. The bad news is it's against a hostile, desperate Seattle Seahawks team that badly needs a win. The Dallas Cowboys (2-4) are sliding right now and need a bolt...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
3 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
While there are four teams on bye in Week 8, it’s still a surprisingly light week for injuries, which is good news for fantasy owners. Hopefully it's not the calm before the storm, however! In looking at quarterbacks and tight ends, it...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Somehow, in the middle of the football season, the Week 8 running back injury report is the shortest that it has been in a while, not that fantasy owners are complaining. Charcandrick West and Melvin Gordon aren't on this injury report because...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Vincent Jackson
While reading this injury report is great to help you determine your fantasy starting lineup, be sure to always check the inactive list before game time on Sunday morning. Last week, Jeremy Maclin was listed as questionable, but we all thought he...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Dez Bryant
Although there are fewer injured players for fantasy owners to deal with in Week 8, banged-up wide receivers still lead the way position-wise. Be sure to read up on the other group of wide receivers, but as far as the second wave goes all eyes on...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
If the Cincinnati Bengals defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday they will almost assuredly win the AFC North. Standing 2 1/2 games ahead of the Steelers, the 6-0 Bengals have been so healthy they have yet to make a roster change. Know...
Marky Billson
3 months ago
The Giants hold a one-game lead over Philadelphia and Washington for first place in the NFC East. Considering how tight the division race is, this game carries a lot of weight for New York. Despite playing an opponent outside of the division,...
John La Fleur
3 months ago
Another riveting installment of the London series takes place Sunday morning as the (2-5) Kansas City Chiefs look to win their second consecutive game when they take on the Detroit Lions (1-6). The last time the Lions were across the pond...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
Martavis Bryant
As Week 8 of the NFL and fantasy season is upon us, we have more teams on bye, and more teams that are dealing with injuries. Some players are getting healthier, while others are playing through their injuries. Trying to figure out who to sit...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Carlos Hyde
Week 7 in the NFL featured another significant loss for fantasy owners, as Arian Foster went down with a season-ending injury yet again. It was not necessarily a surprising loss given Foster’s injury history, but painful just the same....
Chris Meyers
3 months ago

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