NFL Articles

Well we've come to Week 1 of the NFL season and with that a few comments. I treat the NFL in a different fashion because Las Vegas is so good with their lines in this sport. College football features a lot more teams that are under the...
Matt Josephs
11 months ago
On Sunday, the Miami Dolphins will begin their 50th NFL regular season on the road against the Washington Redskins. The Dolphins hold an 8-4 series advantage as they won their last meeting 20-9 on Nov. 13, 2011. The Miami Dolphins once...
Antwan Staley
11 months ago
Usually Jimmy Fallon will do the ridiculing, but it's a new NFL season and he's changing things up a bit. The "Tonight Show" host had NFL stars read their own superlatives this time. Everyone from Drew Brees to Joe Haden got...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
There was plenty of talk about headset malfunctions during the first half of the Patriots 28-21 win over the Steelers. During Mike Tomlin's post game press conference, he confirmed that he and his crew were listening to a radio broadcast...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
William Gay
All offseason the Pittsburgh Steelers thought they’d get a break and not have to face superstar quarterback Tom Brady, but instead matchup against backup Jimmy Garoppolo in the season opener against the defending Super Bowl champion New...
Marky Billson
11 months ago
Sam Bradford
It’s finally here! Week 1 of the NFL regular season and fantasy football season is finally upon us. By now you’re all set with your dozen or so fantasy football teams and maybe this year you are also starting to dabble in some daily...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Jamaal Charles
It is Week 1 and by now you have hopefully perused Athlon Sports' positional rankings, and other strategy articles but here is another resource for you —  Top 150 Flex rankings. Rankings are relatively self-explanatory and our...
Chris Meyers
11 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
The defending world champion New England Patriots open defense of their title on Thursday night at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. While football fans everyone are overjoyed that the attention on the...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
The New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers kick off the NFL season on Thursday night in a game between two of the most storied franchises in league history. The Steelers have an NFL-best six Lombardi Trophies while the Patriots will be...
Mike Dussault
11 months ago
Julio Jones
It has finally arrived! Football is officially here this week, and with the start of the NFL regular season comes AthlonSports.com’s fantasy football rankings for Week 1. There was plenty of moving and shaking needed leading up to this week...,   
Chris Meyers
11 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
Tight end is the only position in fantasy football with one sure thing — Rob Gronkowski — and a whole lot of intriguing players that have huge upside but come along with questions. Guys like Greg Olsen — he’s Cam...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Is there any better time of year than Week 1 of the NFL season? You’ve got your dozen or so fantasy teams and now it’s time to sit down and figure out which players are going to give you the best chance to win in week 1. When it...
Michael Horvath
11 months ago
Richard Sherman
When it comes to setting fantasy football lineups, most people spend a lot of time trying to figure out which running back and wide receiver will put up the most fantasy points each week. While it is true that most of the fantasy points will come...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Welcome back to football! And with the beginning of a new football season comes time to set a fantasy football lineup. While Week 1 is always a question mark because we never know how well players are going to perform, by watching the preseason and...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
Dan Bailey
Kickers are usually the last pick of a fantasy football draft. No one cares about a kicker. It's an afterthought. Heck, if a player needs to be dropped, most people will drop their kicker without hesitation in order to pick up a position player...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
As the NFL season approaches, many eyes will be on the league's youngest players, and what they can do for their team. Several high profile players are still 25 and under and will be stars for many years to come. Here is a list of some of the...
Josh Hamburger
11 months ago
Veteran players are a great commodity in the NFL, and their expertise and experience are extremely valuable to their teams. While teams are built with youth, they often must center around older players. Take a look at some of the best players over...
Josh Hamburger
11 months ago
Golden Tate
The NFL season is right around the corner, and the NFC North is shaping up to be a competitive division for the upcoming season. The perennial powerhouse team in Green Bay is looking to be the Alpha of the division once again, but did lose top wide...
Josh Koop
11 months ago
Sean Payton
Madame La Veau has gazed into her crystal ball, has flipped through her tarot cards and has read some tea leaves. She has determined what will be the fate of the New Orleans Saints in the 2015 season. In the process, she also discovered some other...
John La Fleur
11 months ago
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
Danny Amendola
I know this may not seem to be the most necessary post since the NFL season nor fantasy football has yet to officially begin. However there have actually been enough moves with trades and injuries to make the waiver wire something to be utilized...
Chris Meyers
11 months ago
Joey Bosa
With the college football season now upon us, it seems like the perfect time to give a sneak peek at who I see being the top 10 NFL Draft-eligible prospects entering the 2015-16 season. This list came to fruition from many hours of tape study...
Rob Donaldson
11 months ago
Sure it's only the preseason, but exciting plays still happen. In Thursday's preseason game between the Lions and the Bills, Merrill Noel blasted a one of the Lions and popped the ball loose. That's when cornerback Ron Brooks came...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Travis Kelce
For the most part, tight ends have been relatively spared from the rash of injuries that have already impacted the running back and wide receiver positions as it relates to fantasy football rankings. Travis Kelce put a scare into his owners (and...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Andrew Luck
The big new NFL news of the week is undoubtedly Tom Brady's four-game suspension being vacated by a federal judge. But what the's fantasy impact you ask? Not that much in my opinion, as Brady moves up just one spot, from No. 13 to 12,...
Mark Ross
11 months ago

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