NFL Articles

Russell Wilson
For the Seattle Seahawks, they will be kicking off their 40th season on Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field as they host the Miami Dolphins. Things have been drama-free for the most part during the offseason, which is why the Seahawks...
Scott Whittum
2 weeks ago
Rob Gronkowski
Heading into Week 1, fantasy football owners did not expect a lot of injury concerns or question marks. However, with some big names dealing with lingering injuries, setting a starting line-up may not be as easy as once thought. Keep in mind the...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Jimmy Garoppolo
The New England Patriots are plenty familiar with University of Phoenix Stadium. The team famously won Super Bowl XLIX there on a last-second interception of Russell Wilson two years ago. They also suffered one of the most improbable defeats...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
By virtue of the teams and markets in it, the NFC East usually has an oversized amount of coverage devoted to it during the offseason. This year though, a lot of that attention was actually warranted. The Philadelphia Eagles wheeled and dealed to...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
The Black and Gold opens the franchise's 50th year of its NFL existence by hosting the Silver and Black. Both teams look to improve on their 7-9 records in 2015. The Raiders seek their first winning season since playing in Super Bowl...
John La Fleur
2 weeks ago
Matthew Stafford
It's Week 1 of the fantasy football season, which means it’s time to make those decision about which quarterbacks on your roster (and which defense/special teams) to start or sit.   Everyone wants to get off to a good start in Week...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Eddie Lacy
After what seemed like an eternity, Week 1 of the NFL season is finally upon us, which means trying to figure out which running back to start for your fantasy team and which to sit each week without pulling out your hair.   What should you...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Donte Moncrief
So you fell in love with the whole “zero RB” strategy during your fantasy draft and now you find yourself with a roster full of wide receivers and tight ends.   That’s all fine and dandy, especially if you ended up with the...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Andrew Luck
The long NFL offseason is finally over and we've got real football to talk about, as well as other good stuff like odds, picks, lines, over/under — you get the idea. The fans are happy and the league is too with all of the negative...
Matt Josephs
2 weeks ago
Aaron Rodgers
Fantasy football season is finally upon us, and Week 1 lineups need to be set. Quarterback is the backbone of professional football teams, and quarterback should be the backbone of fantasy teams as well.   For Week 1, there aren't many...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Stephen Gostkowski
Following in last year's footsteps, Stephen Gostkowski is the top-ranked kicker for Week 1 of the fantasy football season. Even though the Patriots are going to be in a tough matchup Sunday night against Arizona, and the offense will be led by...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Richard Sherman
When looking at a defense/special teams to round out your fantasy football lineup, the biggest key is pick a defense from the team that should win the game. Typically home teams fare better than the visiting teams, but that's not always the...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Todd Gurley
Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for — Week 1 fantasy football running back rankings. Week 1 brings the the dawn of a brand-new fantasy football season. A season that brings so much promise because (hopefully) your fantasy...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Rob Gronkowski
You can imagine who’s No. 1 in the Week 1 fantasy football tight end rankings. Of course it’s Rob Gronkowski. And even though Gronk has a new running mate (Martellus Bennett) and will have a "new" quarterback for the...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
Week 1 of the NFL and fantasy football season is here, which means positional rankings have returned, including flex. Although it may not be a position utilized by every fantasy football league out there, if your lineup does include a flex spot,...
Chris Meyers
2 weeks ago
Julio Jones
Fantasy football is (finally) upon us, which means it’s time for Week 1 wide receiver rankings. And I am sure everyone read all of the content here on AthlonSports.com prior to your draft(s), which means you wound up with teams that will...
Chris Meyers
2 weeks ago
Cam Newton
The 2016 NFL season will pick up right where it left off with a highly anticipated Week 1 rematch of Super Bowl 50, the first of its kind since 1970. Sports Authority Field at Mile High will serve as the backdrop for the Thursday night season...
Rob McVey
2 weeks ago
MNF Schedule 2016
Before power rankings can be set, before fantasy football scores are final, there is Monday Night Football. ESPN closes out the NFL schedule each week with a primetime game (or two) to give you one reason to be excited about Mondays. Check the...
Andrew Dellapina
3 weeks ago
NFL Sunday Night Football Schedule 2016
On any given fall Sunday there are a dozen NFL games going on throughout the afternoon, with fans in different regions tuning in to watch their favorite team. At night, however, the country comes together to watch one game every week on NBC. Check...
Andrew Dellapina
3 weeks ago
NFL Thursday Night Football Schedule 2016
For years, fans were tired of waiting until Sunday each week to get a taste of pro football action. The NFL has responded in recent years by creating a full slate of Thursday Night Football games. These games will be aired on CBS, NBC and NFL...
Andrew Dellapina
3 weeks ago
Derek Carr
The NFL has returned and with it so has fantasy football and daily fantasy football. Perhaps you played daily fantasy football (DFS) on FanDuel or DraftKings or on some other site regularly last year, or dabbled in it every now and again. Maybe you...
Chris Meyers
3 weeks ago
Von Miller
As entertaining as the first week of the college football was, it’s time for the big men on campus to step aside for the professionals – the NFL is back! After a seven-month hiatus, the 2016 regular season kicks off Thursday night...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Bill Belichick
The NFL preseason is over and the march toward Super Bowl LI begins for all 32 teams on Thursday as Carolina travels to Denver in a rematch of the final game of last season. While it seems like it has been forever since those two teams met at...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
The NFL is finally ready to return to the field after more than seven months, and appropriately enough, it all starts with a rematch of the game that ended last season. Denver looks considerably different than the team that defeated Carolina 24-...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
There are two different type of teams in the NFC West with the Cardinals and Seahawks fighting for a playoff spot while the 49ers and Rams are fighting to stay out of last place. Both Seattle and Arizona did just a little bit of tinkering with...
Matt Josephs
3 weeks ago

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