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When Monday morning rolls around, fantasy owners look back at their lineups, start sizing up the waiver wire and wonder what they could have done better or differently. Some fantasy owners may read about the games they weren't able to watch and...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Todd Gurley
The second game of a Monday Night Football double-header will feature the San Francisco 49ers playing host to their NFC West rival Los Angeles Rams. Tonight will mark the first time since the 1994 season that the Rams will take the field for a...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The 47th season of Monday Night Football begins with the Pittsburgh Steelers traveling to the nation’s capital for a matchup against the Washington Redskins. This is just the third meeting between these two teams since the 2008 season, and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Andrew Luck
Sunday afternoon Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell returns to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the birth place of his NFL head coaching career. And while it may have gotten off to a good start, it did not end well for Caldwell or the Colts...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
Russell Wilson
For the Seattle Seahawks, they will be kicking off their 40th season on Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field as they host the Miami Dolphins. Things have been drama-free for the most part during the offseason, which is why the Seahawks...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
Heading into Week 1, fantasy football owners did not expect a lot of injury concerns or question marks. However, with some big names dealing with lingering injuries, setting a starting line-up may not be as easy as once thought. Keep in mind the...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Jimmy Garoppolo
The New England Patriots are plenty familiar with University of Phoenix Stadium. The team famously won Super Bowl XLIX there on a last-second interception of Russell Wilson two years ago. They also suffered one of the most improbable defeats...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
By virtue of the teams and markets in it, the NFC East usually has an oversized amount of coverage devoted to it during the offseason. This year though, a lot of that attention was actually warranted. The Philadelphia Eagles wheeled and dealed to...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
The Black and Gold opens the franchise's 50th year of its NFL existence by hosting the Silver and Black. Both teams look to improve on their 7-9 records in 2015. The Raiders seek their first winning season since playing in Super Bowl...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Matthew Stafford
It's Week 1 of the fantasy football season, which means it’s time to make those decision about which quarterbacks on your roster (and which defense/special teams) to start or sit.   Everyone wants to get off to a good start in Week...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Eddie Lacy
After what seemed like an eternity, Week 1 of the NFL season is finally upon us, which means trying to figure out which running back to start for your fantasy team and which to sit each week without pulling out your hair.   What should you...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Donte Moncrief
So you fell in love with the whole “zero RB” strategy during your fantasy draft and now you find yourself with a roster full of wide receivers and tight ends.   That’s all fine and dandy, especially if you ended up with the...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Andrew Luck
The long NFL offseason is finally over and we've got real football to talk about, as well as other good stuff like odds, picks, lines, over/under — you get the idea. The fans are happy and the league is too with all of the negative...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Week 1 of the NFL and fantasy football season is here, which means positional rankings have returned, including flex. Although it may not be a position utilized by every fantasy football league out there, if your lineup does include a flex spot,...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Julio Jones
Fantasy football is (finally) upon us, which means it’s time for Week 1 wide receiver rankings. And I am sure everyone read all of the content here on AthlonSports.com prior to your draft(s), which means you wound up with teams that will...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Fantasy football season is finally upon us, and Week 1 lineups need to be set. Quarterback is the backbone of professional football teams, and quarterback should be the backbone of fantasy teams as well.   For Week 1, there aren't many...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Stephen Gostkowski
Following in last year's footsteps, Stephen Gostkowski is the top-ranked kicker for Week 1 of the fantasy football season. Even though the Patriots are going to be in a tough matchup Sunday night against Arizona, and the offense will be led by...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Richard Sherman
When looking at a defense/special teams to round out your fantasy football lineup, the biggest key is pick a defense from the team that should win the game. Typically home teams fare better than the visiting teams, but that's not always the...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Todd Gurley
Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for — Week 1 fantasy football running back rankings. Week 1 brings the the dawn of a brand-new fantasy football season. A season that brings so much promise because (hopefully) your fantasy...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
You can imagine who’s No. 1 in the Week 1 fantasy football tight end rankings. Of course it’s Rob Gronkowski. And even though Gronk has a new running mate (Martellus Bennett) and will have a "new" quarterback for the...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Cam Newton
The 2016 NFL season will pick up right where it left off with a highly anticipated Week 1 rematch of Super Bowl 50, the first of its kind since 1970. Sports Authority Field at Mile High will serve as the backdrop for the Thursday night season...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
MNF Schedule 2016
Before power rankings can be set, before fantasy football scores are final, there is Monday Night Football. ESPN closes out the NFL schedule each week with a primetime game (or two) to give you one reason to be excited about Mondays. Check the...
Andrew Dellapina
2 months ago
Derek Carr
The NFL has returned and with it so has fantasy football and daily fantasy football. Perhaps you played daily fantasy football (DFS) on FanDuel or DraftKings or on some other site regularly last year, or dabbled in it every now and again. Maybe you...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Von Miller
As entertaining as the first week of the college football was, it’s time for the big men on campus to step aside for the professionals – the NFL is back! After a seven-month hiatus, the 2016 regular season kicks off Thursday night...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Bill Belichick
The NFL preseason is over and the march toward Super Bowl LI begins for all 32 teams on Thursday as Carolina travels to Denver in a rematch of the final game of last season. While it seems like it has been forever since those two teams met at...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago

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