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Matthew Stafford
Is there a better sports tradition out there than the three NFL games we are lucky enough to enjoy every Thanksgiving?   And with the fight for the fantasy playoffs coming down to the wire, we have some ever-so-tasty matchups.   When...
Michael Horvath
1 week ago
It’s a tradition that has become part of the American dichotomy over the course of the last six and a half decades — football on Thanksgiving. As soon as the table has been cleared of the turkey, dressing and sweet potato casserole,...
Jake Rose
1 week ago
The NFL season is nearing the homestretch, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era ...
John Gworek
1 week ago
Marquise Goodwin
It’s Week 12 and one thing daily fantasy football players can be thankful for is there are no teams on bye. That means a full slate of action, starting with the three Thanksgiving Day games. Injuries really reared their ugly head last week...
Chris Meyers
1 week ago
Jay Ajayi
Week 12 of the fantasy football season gets started with a trio of Thanksgiving games that could see some big numbers from a couple of running backs. Le’Veon Bell should fare well against the Colts at home, while Ezekiel Elliott’s...
Michael Horvath
1 week ago
Travis Kelce
There’s not a lot of separation at the top of the fantasy tight end rankings for Week 12. Any of the top six could make a case for being No. 1.   Once again, one of the main things to keep an eye on at the position entering this week...
Michael Horvath
1 week ago
Doug Baldwin
The Week 12 fantasy wide receiver rankings will look a little different because of one significant injury, but there’s still plenty to like as well. Even with the loss of A.J. Green, the position remains strong at the top with Antonio Brown...
Chris Meyers
1 week ago
Thomas Rawls
With the fantasy playoffs looming, many Week 12 lineups will look different because of all of the injuries that happened in Week 11. Whether it was A.J. Green going down with a hamstring injury or players like LeSean McCoy, Ryan Mathews, C.J....
Chris Meyers
1 week ago
Matt Bryant
Through 10 games, the kicker with the most fantasy points (depending on league scoring) is Matt Bryant. He was on bye last week, so he wasn’t a part of an injury-marred Week 11 that also saw kickers missing at a record rate – there were...
Sarah Lewis
1 week ago
Ndamukong Suh
It may be a gamble, but the Miami defense/special teams is the No. 1-ranked fantasy DST for Week 12. Last week, the Dolphins were a popular streaming option against Los Angeles and although they didn’t rack up the fantasy points, they did a...
Sarah Lewis
1 week ago
Tom Brady
No teams are on bye in Week 12, but one significant injury and matchups have a big impact on the fantasy quarterback rankings. Four of the top five are playing on the road, which is always tough. Ben Roethlisberger, in particular, has vastly...
Sarah Lewis
1 week ago
Sam Bradford
It’s been a drought-busting season throughout major sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Finals, bringing Cleveland its first title since 1964. The Chicago Cubs ended their historic 108-year run without a championship by winning the...
Tom Bowles
1 week ago
Dak Prescott
It’s an annual tradition across the country on Thanksgiving. Turkey. Pumpkin Pie. The Dallas Cowboys.   While past editions of the NFL's Turkey Day games have featured some mediocre (at best) squads, this year’s matchups...
Bryan Fischer
1 week ago
Matthew Stafford
While Week 11’s NFL action may not have matched the excitement and entertainment value from Week 10, it could end up having just as much impact on how the season eventually plays out. Injuries were the headline for Week 11 as Andrew Luck, A...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
The Dallas Cowboys play the Redskins on Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving is a holiday full of tradition. There’s time spent with family and friends, some great food and of course football. Each year the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys join four other NFL teams to provide quality entertainment for...
Andrew Dellapina
1 week ago
Happy Thanksgiving Memes
Thanksgiving Day is about family, food and, most importantly, football. In anticipation of three NFL games on the schedule for Thanksgiving, here are some of the best Turkey Day-related football memes we could find on the internet. Happy...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
A.J. Green
Week 11 could be the turning point for many fantasy leagues, as a slew of key players went down with injuries, many of the season-ending variety. With the fantasy playoffs just around the corner, impacted teams now have to think ahead and shuffle...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Derek Carr
¡Vamos a Mexico!   The NFL hits the road for the latest stop in the league’s international initiative and heads to Mexico City for a “Monday Night Football” game from Estadio Azteca. The environment figures to be a...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
Aaron Rodgers
A three-game losing streak for Green Bay? During head coach Mike McCarthy’s tenure, such a slump was once deemed unthinkable. But that’s their reality in 2016, a Packers team that seems to be struggling with issues as basic as...
Tom Bowles
2 weeks ago
Richard Sherman
Fresh off their biggest wins of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles head west to take on the red-hot Seattle Seahawks in an NFC tussle that will have plenty of playoff implications down the road for both teams. While each squad is on the opposite...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
Tom Brady
It’s homecoming weekend for Tom Brady as the Bay Area native will lead the New England Patriots out west to Levi’s Stadium to take on the San Francisco 49ers this afternoon. The Patriots should be an angry bunch after falling to the...
Scott Whittum
2 weeks ago
Finally, after the first 10 weeks of the 2016 NFL season, the Jared Goff era is set to begin in Los Angeles. After seeing other rookie quarterbacks in the league such as Dak Prescott, Carson Wentz and Cody Kessler enjoy certain degrees of success;...
Antwan Staley
2 weeks ago
Latavius Murray
The Week 11 injury report is the shortest that it's been all season, so fantasy owners rejoice! A lot of the suspense has already been removed with several players being ruled out prior to Sunday, including Rob Gronkowski and Jeremy Maclin....
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Randall Cobb
The Week 11 injury report for fantasy-relevant players is shorter than it has been this season, but wide receiver still leads the way. Players already ruled out include Jeremy Maclin, Chris Hogan Darrius Heyward-Bey, Markus Wheaton, DeAngelo...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Jarvis Landry
As has been the case for most of this fantasy season, wide receivers make up the majority of the injury report for Week 11. Add to that four teams on bye and it may be another tough week for owners to find enough serviceable starting options....
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago

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