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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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Vernon Davis, TE, 49ersWhat is this, the playoffs? Historic postseason overachiever Davis — who has 22 catches for 546 yards (24.8 ypc) and five TDs in five career playoff games — was dominant in a 32–20 win over Arizona. The 6...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Michael Floyd
Injuries are really starting to have an impact on teams’ depth charts, as rookies and other unproven players are getting their chances to shine. Can any of these help your fantasy team in Week 7 or beyond?The players listed in Athlon’s...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Tom Brady
Certainly, no one expected the Jacksonville Jaguars to be any good in 2013, so their 0-6 record isn't very startling. But four combined wins and 18 combined losses for Houston, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and the Giants? No one saw that coming. This is...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Philip Rivers
The Indianapolis Colts will aim for a fourth straight victory tonight when they take on the San Diego Chargers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Andrew Luck and company also will be trying for their second win on...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Robert Griffin III
The Washington Redskins will look to make it three wins in a row over the Dallas Cowboys tonight when these long-time NFC East rivals face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The Redskins are rested, coming of off their bye week, while the Cowboys are...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Tom Brady
History may no longer be at stake, but all eyes will still be on the quarterbacks this afternoon when the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Drew Bees brings his undefeated Saints into Gillette Stadium while...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Marshawn Lynch
When it comes to the later games, sometimes the decision on whether you start a certain player or not has to be made well before kickoff. Here’s the latest on the Week 6  injury situations for some ailing running backs who don’t...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Jamaal Charles
Oakland’s backfield isn’t anywhere close to being at 100 percent, while Kansas City’s workhorse is playing with sore feet. Here’s the latest on their status as well as the Jets’ situation for today’s games.Jamaal...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Rob Gronkowski
Barring a last-minute change, it appears that one elite tight end will miss his sixth straight game, while two other top options appear to be ready to go for Week 6. Here’s the latest information on the tight end injury front.Rob Gronkowski,...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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C.J. Spiller
Playing hurt is just part of life in the NFL. These running backs are dealing with different injuries and ailments. Can you count on them in Week 6?C.J. Spiller, RB, Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati BengalsSpiller’s status was somewhat in doubt...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Michael Vick
Backup quarterbacks will get their chance in Week 6, as several teams have already ruled out their starters. Here’s the latest information on who will be under center today.Michael Vick, QB, Philadelphia Eagles at Tampa Bay BuccaneersIt was...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Larry Fitzgerald
The Patriots’ wide receiving corps is almost back to full strength for Week 6, while the Cardinals may be without their No. 1 guy this afternoon. Here’s the latest information on those teams and some other injury situations.Larry...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Calvin Johnson
If you are a wide receiver in the NFL and your last name is Johnson, you are probably dealing with some sort of injury entering Week 6. Here’s the latest information on whether Calvin, Andre or Stevie will play today, as well as two other...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Locks of the WeekIt’s always savvy to make the rounds betting against bad teams with backup quarterbacks.Bengals (-7) at BillsUndrafted free-agent rookie Thad Lewis is under center in Buffalo. Light speed, Thaddeus.Lions (-3) at...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
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Joe Flacco
Two of the last three Super Bowl champions will get together when the Green Bay Packers take on the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. Despite their past successes, these two franchises have incurred some struggles early in 2013.The...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Tom Coughlin
Two teams featuring embattled, high-profile quarterbacks and struggling defenses are on tap tonight when the New York Giants square off against the Chicago Bears at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Giants are in desperate need of a win...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Alshon Jeffery
Regardless of what happens in Week 6, it will be tough to match some of the impressive performances from last week. Denver and Dallas went toe-to-toe with each other for four quarters before the Broncos came out victorious thanks to a field goal as...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Jason Witten
While Jimmy Graham is far and away the No. 1 choice on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 tight end rankings, Jason Witten also decided to join in on the fun last week. Witten went for a season-high 121 yards receiving and a touchdown in...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Tony Romo
Tony Romo may not top Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 quarterback rankings, but you still have tip your hat to the Cowboys' signal-caller. As far as fantasy owners are concerned, the late interception is entirely forgivable...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
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Dez Bryant
Dez Bryant played a big role in Tony Romo's 500-yard game last week, and the Cowboys' No. 1 target finds himself in the same position on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 wide receiver rankings. Bryant had 141 yards receiving and...
Mark Ross
9 months ago

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