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We've hit Week 15 of the NFL season and there are several factors to consider when wagering this late in the year. Weather becomes a factor as we start to see snow and bitter cold temperatures. This hinders offense just a bit although not as...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Matt Moore
Saturday’s primetime matchup inside MetLife Stadium will be the second meeting of the season between the Miami Dolphins (8-5) and New York Jets (4-9). The AFC East rivals last met on Nov. 6 in Miami with the Dolphins edging out the Jets 27-...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Spencer Ware
Fantasy owners reading this are likely in the playoffs (congrats!) as Week 15 is a playoff week in just about all leagues. If you've gotten to Week 15, you likely have a solid handle on your team and know who should lead you to a fantasy...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Joe Flacco
It’s Week 15 of the fantasy season and if you are still playing at this point you know how critical it is to roll out your best lineup. Before I offer my two cents on which quarterbacks and defense/special teams (DSTs) to start and which to...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Latavius Murray
From a running back standpoint, Week 14 was known as the Le’Veon Bell show, but only one fortunate fantasy owner in every league was able to benefit from his monster performance. And besides, I don’t need to tell you that you start Bell...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Russell Wilson
Well, at least it isn’t another trip to Lambeau Field on tap for the Seattle Seahawks as they return to the friendly confines of CenturyLink Field to take on the Los Angeles Rams. Last Sunday’s trip to Green Bay was one that the...
Scott Whittum
1 month ago
Justin Tucker
Technically, Justin Tucker missed a field goal in Week 14, but he’s still fantasy’s No. 1 kicker. And to be fair, the attempt was blocked on an amazing play by New England linebacker Shea McClellin. So even though it counts as a miss on...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Tom Brady
Fantasy owners know that Week 14 was brutal for the quarterback position. However, Week 15 may be just as tough for those still playing. Tom Brady drops to No. 10 in the QB rankings even after throwing for 403 yards and three touchdowns against a...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
It should be no surprise that the top defense/special teams (DSTs) for Week 15 are those that face opponents that have typically allowed a lot of fantasy points to their opponents. Teams like the San Francisco 49ers, the New York Jets and the...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Le'Veon Bell
It’s now Week 15 of the fantasy football season and things are starting to wind down. For most leagues this is semifinals week and hopefully you still have a team or two fighting for a championship.   Other than David Johnson and Le...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Travis Kelce
For most fantasy leagues Week 15 is semifinals week, and has been the case most of this season, trying to figure out which tight end to play is not an easy decision. That doesn’t mean there aren’t “locks,” as studs like...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Antonio Brown
You have made it this far in the fantasy playoffs, and hopefully have secured some sort of reward for doing so. If not let’s get you to the Promised Land and help you advance to your league’s championship with these flex rankings....
Chris Meyers
1 month ago
The NFL playoff race is going full-throttle, 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 month ago
Jameis Winston
The Week 15 slate in the NFL has six divisional games on tap, but there also are several important matchups that look much different at this point than they did before the season started.   Entering this season, there probably weren’...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Matthew Stafford
The early afternoon window on Sunday produced plenty of drama in the final few minutes while all of the primetime games delivered with close games in another quality week of football in the NFL. The playoff field shuffled considerably in both...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Jeff Fisher
On Monday, the Los Angeles Rams fired head coach Jeff Fisher, who had been with the team since 2012. The Rams fell to 4-9 this season, following Sunday’s 42-14 embarrassing loss to Atlanta. A third straight loss and the eighth out of nine...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Joe Flacco
The Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots are very much in the thick of the postseason races. But while Patriots fans are in their usual December “let’s just stay healthy for the playoffs” mode, Ravens fans are already...
John Gworek
1 month ago
Eli Manning
The Cowboys (11-1) have proved all season long they’re for real. Sunday marks a chance for the Giants (8-4) to do the same.   Ben McAdoo’s club has clung to its best win, a 20-19 squeaker over the Cowboys in the season opener....
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Aaron Rodgers
Mother Nature should bring plenty of excitement to this Sunday afternoon matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Seahawks destroyed the Carolina Panthers last Sunday night 40-7 at CenturyLink Field....
Scott Whittum
1 month ago
Devonta Freeman
Los Angeles (4-8) will host Atlanta (7-5) on Sunday, in a game the Falcons desperately need to win to improve their postseason chances. The Rams return to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum following an unsuccessful two-game road trip that...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Doug Martin
New Orleans enters Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay with its playoff aspirations on life support. The Saints’ offense sputtered, managing just 13 points in last week’s loss at home to Detroit. The Lions also put an end to Drew...
John La Fleur
1 month ago
The 2016 fantasy football season has not been kind to running backs. Between players under-performing and others getting injured, it's been a tough year to put fantasy stock in ball carriers.   Related: Playoff Schedule Analysis for QB,...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Julio Jones
Most fantasy owners that are playing in Week 14 either need to win to advance in the playoffs or need to win to get into the playoffs or improve their seed. This is an important week and fantasy owners are making tough lineup decisions.  ...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
In Week 14, fantasy owners are dealing with plenty of players banged up and injured. Some decisions have already been made as A.J. Green, Allen Hurns and Mohamed Sanu have already been ruled out, while Eddie Royal is doubtful but likely won’t...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Week 14 for fantasy owners means one thing: you need to win. Whether it's the playoffs or the last week of the regular season, fantasy owners need to put their best lineup out there.   Related: Playoff Schedule Analysis for WR, TE, DST...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago

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