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Eli Manning
Two of last season's NFC playoff participants that have gotten off to disappointing seasons conclude the NFL's Week 7 action when the Minnesota Vikings face the New York Giants tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. How quickly things can change...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning’s much-anticipated homecoming will be at the forefront of everyone’s mind when he leads his Denver Broncos against the Indianapolis Colts tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. This also is a matchup of first-place teams as the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Ben Roethlisberger
One of the NFL’s top current rivalries will renew acquaintances when the Baltimore Ravens take on the Pittsburgh Steelers this afternoon at 4 p.m. ET on CBS. Both teams have gotten off to disappointing starts, as John Harbaugh’s...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Arian Foster
Arian Foster, C.J. Spiller and Zac Stacy are all listed on their respective team’s injury report for Week 7, but are expected to play. Here’s the latest on their situations and what their fantasy owners should expect from them today....
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Rob Gronkowski
Tom Brady may finally have his favorite tight end back on the field in Week 7. Here are some of the other key injury situations at the position.Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots at New York JetsCould it be? Is our national nightmare finally...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Andre Johnson
All of these wide receivers are dealing with some sort of injury according to the Week 7 official team reports. However, in some cases, their injury may not be the biggest obstacle they face this week. Here’s the latest on several wide...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson appears to be on the mend, while the Packers, Jaguars and Patriots are dealing with injuries among their wide receiving corps. Which targets can you count on in Week 7?Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions vs. Cincinnati BengalsJohnson...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
Even though today is Sunday, you can’t forget about the game that will happen on Monday night, especially if you are an Adrian Peterson owner or just recently added Brandon Jacobs. Here’s the latest information on their outlooks, along...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Michael Vick
While Philadelphia and Houston are a few of the teams that won’t have their starting quarterback under center in Week 7, Tennessee could get theirs back sooner than expected. Here’s the latest on the QB injury front.Michael Vick, QB,...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Rex Ryan
For the second time in a little more than a month, AFC East rivals will meet when the New England Patriots match up against the New York Jets at 1 p.m. ET Sunday on CBS. The Patriots (5-1) are in first place in the division and riding high...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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LeSean McCoy
The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles will get together on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX with first place in the NFC East on the line. While their records may be a bit disappointing, the Cowboys and Eagles sit atop their division at 3-3. With the...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Locks of the WeekSmart money bets against these two quarterbacks with a combined six career NFL starts.Chiefs (-6) vs. TexansHouston Cougar legend Case Keenum makes his first NFL start for the Houston Texans on the road at Arrowhead against K.C....
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
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Should the Colts Have Kept Peyton Manning?
Colts owner Jim Irsay started a mini-firestorm this week on the eve of Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis, taking a couple of not-so-veiled shots at Manning's lack of postseason success in Indy. "We've changed our model a...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
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Russell Wilson
The Seattle Seahawks will look to increase their lead in the NFC West division tonight when they take on the Arizona Cardinals at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Seahawks recovered nicely from their Week 5 loss to the Colts by beating the...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Vernon Davis
New Orleans is on bye in Week 7, so that means no Jimmy Graham atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football tight end rankings, probably the only week he will not be at No. 1. Instead, Tony Gonzalez, the future Hall of Famer, gets our vote. While...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Brandon Marshall
Wide receiver injuries have been a big storyline in recent weeks, and their impact can clearly be seen by looking at Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 7 rankings. Randall Cobb will miss at least eight weeks after sustaining a fractured...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Cam Newton
So through the first five weeks of the fantasy football season, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham had pretty much been setting the pace. So what happened in Week 6? Manning was held in check by the Jaguars, Brees had an average game...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Knowshon Moreno
While the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 7 running back rankings includes the usual suspects, there's one guy who has definitely exceeded preseason expectations. Knowshon Moreno, somewhat of an afterthought after Denver drafted...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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James Laurinaitis
St. Louis just missed making Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 7 defense/special teams rankings, but that doesn't mean we can't applaud the Rams for their performance last week. The Rams added to the Texans' woes after racking up...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Matt Ryan
Peyton Manning may have had more turnovers than touchdowns last week, but that's not nearly enough to remove him from the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 7 quarterback rankings. For one, even with the slight hiccup against...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Stephen Gostkowski
Matt Prater is No. 1 on Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings for Week 7, but no one has made more field goals this season than Stephen Gostkowski. This duo is not only 1-2 in our rankings, but also in fantasy points this season...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Chiefs Coach Andy Reid
Tom Brady made the NFL and the world stand up and take notice (again) of the New England Patriots on Sunday with his remarkable, come-from-behind, last-second win over the New Orleans Saints. The Denver Broncos, of course, have been making people...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 7, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Seahawks (5-1) at Cardinals (3-3)Seattle second-year signal-caller Russell Wilson returns to the site of his NFL debut, which he...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Peyton Manning wanted to retire as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. He just didn’t want to retire following the 2011 season. As a result, the four-time MVP and Super Bowl XLI winner is returning to Indianapolis this week — as a...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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1. Broncos (6-0) Peyton Manning loses two fumbles, throws pick-six.2. Chiefs (6-0) Beat Raiders at Arrowhead for first time since 2006.3. Patriots (5-1) Tom Brady throws winning TD with five seconds left.4. Saints (5-1) Jimmy Graham (leg) exits in...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago

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