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The NFL is back, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the chance to compete with your friends and...
John Gworek
11 months ago
Jeremy Hill
If you had any of these guys on your fantasy roster this past week, I sure do feel sorry for you. A couple of these guys were surefire first-round picks in your fantasy draft and have been duds all year, not just this week. Is it time to start...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
The 49ers lost to the Cardinals 47-7, but that's only the tip of the iceberg. Colin Kaepernick probably had the worst game of all, throwing a career-worst four interceptions. After the game, that fact was hard to ignore. Carlos Hyde told...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Ever wanted to know what the referees are really saying in those huddles? Now we know. Aaron Rodgers stars in a hilarious new State Farm Insurance commercial, and demonstrates the importance of the double-check.Double-checking could have...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
The NFL can’t think of a better way to prime the pump for Super Bowl 50 than to feature the participants in the first-ever super showdown. But pitting Green Bay and Kansas City against each other is more than just an exercise in nostalgia....
Michael Bradley
11 months ago
Sometimes you watch the Jets, and there are literally no words.  During the game against the Eagles, Brandon Marshall tried to lateral on a first down for some odd reason and of course turned the ball over. Marshall picked up 15 yards,...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Burn baby, burn. This isn't a disco inferno. The Steelers-Rams game was delayed thanks to a pyrotechnic mishap. As the Rams took the field, part of it caught on fire from the famous fireworks they let off before each game.  In...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Matthew Stafford
Two weeks ago, this game was considered must-see television. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos coming to town for a matchup with an up-and-coming Lions team with unlimited offensive firepower. But as of Wednesday, there were still tickets...
Mike Bainbridge
11 months ago
Kam Chancellor
Its must-win Sunday for the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears as both teams are off to 0-2 starts. The Seahawks had a 17-16 lead in the fourth quarter at Lambeau Field last Sunday against Green Bay, but they just could not slow down Aaron...
Scott Whittum
11 months ago
Carson Palmer
When quarterback Carson Palmer was injured last season, the Cardinals were thinking big: playoffs — and beyond. Arizona was 9-1 and cruising. Palmer was piloting an offense that was extremely potent and looked practically unstoppable at...
Michael Bradley
11 months ago
After suffering a shocking defeat at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars last week, the Miami Dolphins will return home to play in their first regular season home game of 2015 against their archrivals, the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins hold a 58-43...
Antwan Staley
11 months ago
Jason Witten
By the third week of the season, the fantasy injury report just seems to be getting longer and longer. Long enough in fact, that there's more than enough names to go around each position. Note that these are the fantasy-relevant players that...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
Eric Decker
While the list of wide receivers that are injured and may affect your lineup decisions for Sunday is shorter than the RB injuries (list 1, list 2) and the QB/TE injuries, it doesn't mean fantasy owners won't be scouring the waiver wire....
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
Chris Ivory
Week 2 was brutal in terms of injuries, as the list of running backs this week is longer than ever. There are plenty of big names on the injury report, so your backfield's depth may be tested this week. It's always hard to trust a player...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
Eddie Lacy
There are no lack of running backs appearing on the Week 3 injury report. The late Sunday games alone is full of top-10 options entering this season, and that group doesn't include Eddie Lacy, who is Questionable for Monday night. So what...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
The Pittsburgh Steelers' visit to St. Louis in what could be the Swan Song season for NFL football in the Gateway to the West is a contrast in cultures. While both teams come in at 1-1, the Steelers are a team of stars (Ben Roethlisberger...
Marky Billson
11 months ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The San Diego Chargers and Minnesota Vikings will meet in a matchup of 1-1 teams. The Vikings are coming off their first win of the season after defeating Detroit 26-16 in Week 2.San Diego lost 24-19 to Cincinnati in Week 2...
Jason Hall
11 months ago
Cam Newton
It is no exaggeration to label this game as the crossroads of the Saints' season. A loss in Charlotte would not just drop the Saints to 0-3. Since all losses would have occurred within the conference, the prospects of securing a wildcard spot...
John La Fleur
11 months ago
Jameis Winston
After Week 1, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked like the worst team in the NFL. Jameis Winston looked confused and overmatched against a decent-at-best Titans defense. Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota put up Madden-like numbers against the Bucs...
Jake Rose
11 months ago
The 1-1 Jacksonville Jaguars travel to the 2-0 New England Patriots on Sunday with the daunting task of defeating Tom Brady at home. The Jags are coming off an impressive win over the Miami Dolphins last week, as Blake Bortles took a significant...
Mike Dussault
11 months ago
The Indianapolis Colts have been here before — sort of. The Colts started 0-2 in 2014 as well. But this 0-2 feels different, very different. The 2015 Colts have been thoroughly manhandled by teams quarterbacked by Tyrod Taylor and Ryan...
Jake Rose
11 months ago
The Cincinnati Bengals visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, with the Ravens still looking for their first win of the season after losing their first two games out west. The Ravens were surprisingly shredded by Derek Carr and the Raiders, as the...
Mike Dussault
11 months ago
Sam Bradford
People always say that it’s too early in the season to deem a game a must-win in the third week. However, for the Philadelphia Eagles, it’s not outrageous to deem Sunday’s visit to the Meadowlands practically Armageddon. An 0-2...
Michael Bradley
11 months ago
Marshawn Lynch
After Week 2, we can begin to make some assumptions about certain players and certain teams. We also have a lot more injuries to contend with, which makes ranking players more difficult. As a result, the weekly fantasy rankings can drastically...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
No one likes agonizing over what defense or what kicker to start in their fantasy football lineup. The truth is that most of the time all we do is check to make sure that the defense or kicker we have on our roster isn’t on a bye that week...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago

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