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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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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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 months ago

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