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Andrew Luck
Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs welcome Andrew Luck and the AFC South champion Colts into Arrowhead for a 1:00 p.m. ET game on CBS that will likely be a preview for a playoff matchup just two weeks from now. If the season ended today, Kansas...
Stephen Schindler
3 months ago
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Victor Cruz
One Giant wide receiver has already been sidelined for the rest of the season. Are there any other key wideouts in danger of not playing in Week 16?Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants at Detroit LionsCruz suffered a concussion and a knee injury last...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Ray Rice
If your fantasy team is still alive, Week 16 is what you have been working towards all season. With no margin for error when it comes to setting your lineup here are some running back injuries you need to know about.Ray Rice, RB, Baltimore Ravens...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
It’s Week 16, which means championship week for most fantasy leagues. Will the reigning NFL MVP be available to help your team try and win a title? Here’s the latest update on Adrian Peterson and some other key running backs.Adrian...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Joe Flacco
Several quarterbacks and tight ends are either dealing with injuries or have already been ruled out for Week 16. Athlon Sports has the latest information on the names you need to know.Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens vs. New England PatriotsFlacco...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Wes Welker
Denver will be missing one of its key weapons for its Week 16 meeting with Houston, but the Texans should have their main horse in their lineup. Here is the latest information on some other injured wide receivers to get you ready for championship...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Think back to early August, when the preseason picks were just coming out and 32 teams in 31 NFL cities were overflowing with optimism. Almost every team in the league had playoff, if not Super Bowl aspirations. Everyone’s expectations were...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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With 2013 coming to an end, it's time to reminisce about the good old day...or at least the past 365 days or so. With that in mind, here is a compilation of the 50 best plays in sports for 2013.The 50 Best Sports Plays Of 2013 by...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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DeMarco Murray
Even though he had just 20 yards rushing, is there any question who sits atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 running back rankings? Jamaal Charles probably single-handedly won many a fantasy game last week after scoring five total...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Justin Tucker
Matt Prater is still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 kicker rankings, but there's no doubt who the most polarizing kicker is. After booting six field goals on Monday night, including the eventual game-winner from 61 yards...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Kirk Cousins
Peyton Manning is on the verge of reaching some significant milestones, so no one should be surprised to see him leading off Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 quarterback rankings. But while Manning no doubt carried many a fantasy team to...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Richard Sherman
After flexing its muscles on the road last week, Seattle increased its grip on the No. 1 spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 defense/special teams rankings. The Seahawks picked off Eli Manning five times and recorded four sacks in...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Jamaal Charles
It’s Week 16, which means, for most fantasy leagues, it’s championship week! If you are one of the last teams standing, congratulations. However, your work is not completely done, not if you want to take home the title, trophy, bragging...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Vernon Davis
It was a rough day at the office last week for Jimmy Graham, but he's firmly entrenched in the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 tight end rankings. Graham still leads all tight ends in fantasy points by nearly 60, leads...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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Julian Edelman
Calvin Johnson hasn't scored a touchdown or gone over 100 yards in two straight games, but he's still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 wide receiver rankings. For one, Johnson still leads his peers in fantasy points,...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors. Dolphins (8-6) at Bills (5-9)Buffalo edged Miami, 23–21, in Week 7, thanks to a fourth-quarter forced fumble from...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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It’s fantasy football Super Bowl time. This week, the majority of leagues across the country will crown a champion who will win bragging rights, trophies, a few dollars, a trip to Vegas, who knows? And while every league is different, there...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the soaring two-loss Seahawks to the cellar-dwelling two-win Texans.1. Seahawks (12-2) Legion of Boom has five INTs in shutout victory.2. 49ers (10-4) Frank Gore records seventh 1,000-yard season.3. Broncos (11-3)...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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Jamaal Charles, RB, ChiefsGive the ball to Jamaal. That was the motto of Kansas City coach Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith during a 56–31 win at Oakland. Charles had just eight carries for 20 yards and one trip to the end zone on the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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Seattle Seahawks
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
3 months ago
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Joe Flacco
Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens travel to Ford Field to take on Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions as both teams seek to keep themselves in the playoff picture. Both teams are coming off of snowy affairs as the Lions fell to the Eagles 34-...
Stephen Schindler
4 months ago
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Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
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Marvin Lewis
Division rivals that find themselves in unusual positions are on tap tonight when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field at 8:30 pm. ET on NBC. Marvin Lewis’ Bengals (9-4) could clinch a playoff spot with a win and...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
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Tavon Austin
These wide receivers are playing in Week 15’s late games and may not be at 100 percent or on the field at all. Keep these players in mind when setting your starting lineup.Tavon Austin, WR, St. Louis Rams vs. New Orleans SaintsAustin injured...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
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Cecil Shorts
Several teams’ passing games may be missing some of their top targets in Week 15. Here are some wide receivers whose playing statuses you may want to check before kickoff.Cecil Shorts, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo BillsShorts’...
Mark Ross
4 months ago

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