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Demaryius Thomas
Calvin Johnson remains atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 wide receiver rankings, but his two touchdown catches last week were topped by a stampeding Bronco. Demaryius Thomas hauled in seven passes for 108 yards against San Diego,...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Giovani Bernard
Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 running back rankings begin in Seattle, as two of the NFL's best will share the Pacific Northwest spotlight. Marshawn Lynch gets the edge over Adrian Peterson this week, as Lynch has been in "...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Steven Hauschka
Even with Sunday night's matchup with Kansas City's nasty defense on tap, Matt Prater maintains his top billing on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 kicker rankings. Denver's offensive potential alone is enough to keep Prater...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Robert Griffin III
There's a change at the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 quarterback rankings, as health and matchup definitely play a part in the decision. Peyton Manning may be the No. 1 fantasy scorer at his position, but he's starting...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Antrel Rolle
There is a familiar face at the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 defense/special teams rankings, but that doesn't mean this DST doesn't have a tough task ahead of it. Seattle maintains its top billing in our rankings in...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Drew Brees
There are just two teams, Dallas and St. Louis, on bye in Week 11, so rosters shouldn't be as stretched as they were in previous weeks. That is unless you have Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, Zac Stacy or either the Cowboys or Rams DST on your roster....
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Ben Roethlisberger
Let’s face it, very little has gone right for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013. After going 8-8 last season, Mike Tomlin’s team is 3-6 and in last place in the AFC North. The Steelers dropped their first four games to start the season,...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs to the scandalous Miami Dolphins.1. Chiefs (9-0) Dwayne Bowe arrested during team’s bye week.2. Broncos (8-1) Peyton Manning (right ankle) “definitely will play.”3....
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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The Miami Dolphins off-the-field problems — or more accurately, their inside-the-locker-room issues — spilled onto the field during a miserable 22–19 loss to the previously winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football....
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seahawks“Beast Mode” was in full effect during a 33–10 victory at Atlanta. Lynch bulldozed the Falcons with 24 carries for 145 yards and one TD, three catches for 16 yards and a crucial pass back to quarterback...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Tavon Austin
As the saying goes, patience is a virtue, but it’s often easier said than done when it comes to managing your fantasy football roster. As we enter Week 11 of the NFL regular season, some owners may be rewarded for their patience when it comes...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Carolina Panthers
Week 10 of the 2013 NFL season is in the books. And as usual, the league wasn’t short on drama. Tampa Bay and Jacksonville earned their first wins of 2013, leaving the NFL with no winless teams and just one unbeaten (Kansas City). Health...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Ryan Tannehill
Ryan Tannehill and the 4-4 Miami Dolphins head 272 miles northwest to take on Mike Glennon and the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an in-state, inter-conference matchup on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET. Last week...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago
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With the clock winding down in the Bengals-Ravens game on Sunday, Andy Dalton threw up a prayer of a pass to the end zone. After the ball was batted around a bit, it fell into the hands of A.J. Green, sending the game into overtime. It was a thing...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Carolina Panthers
The NFC’s hottest two teams go head-to-head when the Carolina Panthers square off with the San Francisco 49ers at 4:05 p.m. ET on FOX. This is a matchup of second-place teams, as the Panthers (5-3) trail the Saints by one game in the NFC...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Tony Romo
Tony Romo and the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys travel to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to face Drew Brees and the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints in tonight's key intra-conference matchup on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" at...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago
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Wes Welker
Denver is coming off of its bye and should have all of its offensive weapons available for its Week 10 contest, while a key Cowboy wide receiver is dealing with a back issue. Which injured wideouts can you start with confidence today?Wes Welker, WR...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Victor Cruz
A quartet of wide receivers coming off of bye still isn’t at 100 percent entering their Week 10 matchup. Are they and any other key wideouts in danger of not playing today?Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants vs. Oakland RaidersCruz suffered a...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Darren Sproles
The Saints should have their sparkplug back for tonight’s primetime matchup, while the Texans and Buccaneers will have to make do without their workhorses in Week 10, if not longer. Here are those and some other injured running backs you need...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Marshawn Lynch
Beast Mode could be unleashed in Atlanta, while a rookie running back is aiming for a third straight 100-yard game in Week 10. What other injured running backs do you need to keep an eye on before setting your lineup?Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Jimmy Graham
A pair of tight ends named Graham appears on the Week 10 injury report. Here’s the latest on their playing status and a few other injury situations to make you aware of.Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas CowboysIn two games...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Jay Cutler
One NFC North team is slated to get its starting quarterback back in Week 10, while another begins life without theirs. Elsewhere, a rookie signal-caller who should see his first action in more than a month is just one of the many quarterback...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Locks of the WeekContinue to ride the Jacksonville spotted gravy train, no matter how big the number. Well, anything short of a 28-point number at Denver…Titans (-13) vs. JaguarsThird-year Tennessee coach Mike Munchak has two black-eye...
Nathan Rush
10 months ago
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Jay Cutler
The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears kick off the second half of their schedules with a key NFC North matchup at Soldier Field on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. This game will help break up the three-way tie for first in the division, as Matthew...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Halfway through the NFL season and some things are exactly as they’re supposed to be. The Broncos and Patriots are in first place. The 49ers and Seahawks are locked in a battle in the NFC West. Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson and Calvin...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago

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