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Frank Gore
Frank Gore is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 running back rankings, but he is solidly in the top 10. Gore is fourth in the league in rushing with 547 yards and had two touchdowns last week against Tennessee. The 49ers are...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Steven Hauschka
Matt Prater has a stranglehold on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 kicker rankings, but Steven Hauschka is not too far behind him in the points department. Prater has made a healthy living kicking for Denver's prolific...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Robert Griffin III
Despite last week's loss in his Indianapolis homecoming, Peyton Manning remains atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 quarterback rankings. Even though Denver left with an L, Manning still finished as the No. 4 scorer at his position...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Luke Kuechly
Carolina does not lead Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 8 defense/special teams rankings, but the Panthers have certainly been among the most productive DSTs this season. The Panthers are second in the NFL in both yards and points allowed...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Calvin Johnson
Week 8 was already shaping up to be a tough one for fantasy football general managers, as six teams are on bye. However, the player pool has been impacted even more following the latest rash of injuries. Either way, starting lineups are going to...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Jay Cutler
Jay Cutler's contract is up at the end of the year, leaving the Chicago Bears with a decision that will impact the franchise for a long time. Do they place their trust in Cutler, or do they move on? Athlon editors Nathan Rush and Rob...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
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Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the lone undefeated Kansas City Chiefs to the still-winless  Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars.1. Chiefs (7-0) Brian Cushing has “respect” for Jamaal Charles.2. Colts (5-2) Lose Reggie...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Andrew Luck, QB, ColtsThe heir to the horseshoe throne in Indy, Luck spoiled Peyton Manning’s homecoming in prime time on Sunday night. The second-year phenom passed for 228 yards, three TDs and zero INTs, while scrambling for 29 yards and...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Andy Dalton
With six teams on bye in Week 8 and the latest rash of injuries to ravage NFL teams’ rosters, fantasy owners have their work on the waiver cut out for them. On Sunday, Reggie Wayne and Sam Bradford both suffered season-ending injuries, while...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Tony Romo
A rookie quarterback is quickly establishing himself as a star in a massive media market. An embattled Lone Star gunslinger may finally be winning over his fan base. The next generation in Indianapolis showed the old generation how it’s done...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Jacksonville Jaguars
The Seattle Seahawks own the 16-game NFL record for fewest points scored with 140 in 1992. Seattle also owns the all-time mark for fewest yards in a game when it totaled minus-7 against the L.A. Rams in 1979. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers set the modern...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Bud Adams dies at 90
Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams Jr., the man who brought pro football to Houston in 1960 and to Nashville in 1998 (after a stopover in Memphis in 1997), has died at age 90. The colorful Adams had owned the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
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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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 months ago

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