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Josh Gordon
Calvin Johnson maintains his standing as the No. 1 wide receiver in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 rankings, but there's a young Brown hot on his heels.All Josh Gordon has done the last two weeks is post back-to-back 200-yard...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Order has been restored atop both the NFL rushing rankings and Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 running back rankings as the reigning MVP is on another tear.Adrian Peterson posted his fifth career 200-yard rushing game last week with 211...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Justin Tucker
Stephen Gostkowski heads up Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 kicker rankings, but no one has been hotter at the position lately than Justin Tucker. The Ravens' kicker has connected on 27 straight field goal attempts, including 13...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Peyton Manning stands tall atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 quarterback rankings, but there's another signal-caller who is proving that size isn't the only thing that matters.Manning led all quarterbacks with 41.8 fantasy...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ndamukong Suh
Coming off of Monday night's dominating performance against one of the best offenses in the NFL is there even any doubt as to which team tops Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 14 defense/special teams rankings? Seattle held Drew Brees...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Eric Decker
Week 14 means there are just four games remaining in the NFL regular season and that the fantasy playoffs are upon us. Congratulations to those whose teams are still in contention for your league championship. But now, here's where the rubber...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 14, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports’ editors.Texans (2-10) at Jaguars (3-9)The loser on Thursday night could be the winner of the Teddy Bridgewater, Marcus Mariota or...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Look out, Peyton Manning. This year’s MVP race just got interesting. With four games to play, Seattle Seahawks second-year signal-caller Russell Wilson is making a strong run at the league’s top award. The Denver Broncos’...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the one-loss Seattle Seahawks to the two-win Houston Texans.1. Seahawks (11-1) First team in league to clinch a postseason berth.2. Patriots (9-3) Not worried about “Spygate II” allegations in Houston.3....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson, RB, Vikings“All Day” transcended time, making an impact on the past, present and future during a 23–20 win over the NFC North rival Bears. Peterson had 35 carries for a season-high 211 yards. That effort, combined...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Carolina Panthers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Sean Payton
The battle for the NFC is on as Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to Seattle to face Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in front of the 12th Man on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET. Both teams have had plenty of...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Vernon Davis is Crotch Tackled by T.J. McDonald
During yesterday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the St. Louis Rams, tight end Vernon Davis was tackled by T.J. McDonald in the most painful way any man can imagine in the history of the universe—BY. HIS. CROTCH. Davis, who...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Andy Reid
First place in the AFC West and the top seed in the playoffs are on the line this afternoon when the Denver Broncos face the Kansas City Chiefs at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. The Broncos and Chiefs are currently tied for the best record in the AFC at 9-2...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Antonio Gates
Quarterbacks appear to be healthy for the most part entering today’s Week 13 action. The same can’t be said as it relates to the tight end position, however.Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers vs. Cincinnati BengalsGates missed some...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Crabtree
One NFC West team gets its top wide receiver back in Week 13 while another will most likely be without theirs. Elsewhere, Buffalo should have its top pass-catching duo for its game in Toronto while a Giant wideout appears ready to return after...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Brandon Marshall
Even with three games on Thanksgiving Day, there’s still a full slate of Week 13 action today. Here are some wide receiver injuries you need to know about before setting your starting lineup.Brandon Marshall, WR, Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Darren Sproles
The Week 13 injury report is littered with the names of key running backs. Athlon Sports has the latest information on the ones you need to know about.Darren Sproles, RB, New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks (Mon.)Sproles (ankle) was held out of...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Matt Forte
Will injuries to Matt Forté or Adrian Peterson keep either from their head-to-head matchup today? Those aren’t the only running back injuries Athlon Sports is keeping an eye on in Week 13.Matt Forté, RB, Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tony Romo
The Dallas Cowboys look to keep pace in the NFC East when they host the Oakland Raiders on Thanksgiving Day at 4:30 p.m. ET on CBS. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (6-5) are coming off last week’s 24-21 victory on the road over the New York...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Darren McFadden
Week 13 of NFL action gets started with a Thanksgiving Day tripleheader. With the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, these three early games (Green Bay at Detroit, Oakland at Dallas and Pittsburgh at Baltimore) could be critical to getting...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Mike Tomlin
The NFL’s Thanksgiving Day slate of action ends with a tasty matchup of AFC North archrivals, as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens will meet up again at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. While Mike Tomlin’s Steelers and John Harbaugh...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
Hope you like some receivers with your Thanksgiving meal.  Of the top 11 in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 wide receiver rankings, four of them play on Turkey Day.But it is hard to go against Detroit’s Calvin Johnson,...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Josh Gordon
Week 13 not only marks the end of the bye weeks, it also signals the beginning of the stretch run, and that is especially the case as it relates to fantasy football. With the playoffs starting as early as this week (depending on the set up of your...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Stephen Gostkowski
At this point in the season, don’t get cute with kickers. Make and win the playoffs with who got you there, after consulting Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 kicker rankings of course.New England’s Stephen Gostkowski is...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago

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