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The first Monday night game of the 2013 NFL season will take place in our nation’s capital when the Philadelphia Eagles square off against the Washington Redskins at 6:55 p.m. ET on ESPN. This Week 1 matchup is all about firsts for both teams...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Robert Griffin III
The first Monday night game of the 2013 NFL season will take place in our nation’s capital, as Philadelphia will square off against NFC East rival Washington at 6:55 p.m. ET on ESPN. This Week 1 matchup is all about firsts for both teams. Not...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
One of the marquee Week 1 matchups pits a rematch of last season’s NFC Divisional Round game when the Green Bay Packers pay another visit to the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. The 49ers’ 45-31 victory on Jan. 12 was largely...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Drew Brees
The 2013 NFL regular season is set to kick off tonight with Denver hosting Baltimore, which also means that fantasy football and Athlon Sports' weekly positional rankings are back!Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Sean Payton
The two teams that have ruled the NFC South the past four seasons kickoff their 2013 campaigns against each other as the Atlanta Falcons face the New Orleans Saints at 1 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX. The Falcons are aiming to defend their division title...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Locks of the WeekThese are as good as gold — the San Francisco 1849 kind, not the two-tone Jacksonville helmet shade.49ers (-4.5) vs. PackersRemember Colin Kaepernick’s last game against the Packers D? He passed for 263 yards, rushed...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)Peyton Manning threw two INTs and lost one of his two fumbles in a 38–35 overtime playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)Peyton Manning threw two INTs and lost one of his two fumbles in a 38–35 overtime playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)Peyton Manning threw two INTs and lost one of his two fumbles in a 38–35 overtime playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Percy Harvin
The preseason was littered with bodies throughout the NFL. In a string of meaningless games to get players ready for the ones that matter, the scene left behind was mostly carnage. Every week, it seemed, another player was hurt. Often the injury...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
The defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens kick off defense of their title and the 2013 NFL regular season by renewing acquaintances with the Denver Broncos at 8:30 p.m. ET tonight on NBC. A scheduling conflict with the Orioles forced the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jerod Mayo
In Week 1 of the 2013 fantasy football season, opportunity knocks for the New England Patriots' and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defenses. Both of these teams will be facing rookie quarterbacks making their NFL debuts, which is why both DSTs are...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tony Gonzalez
With Week 1 of the NFL regular and fantasy season set to kick off tonight, the only tight ends that will soon be making news are the ones that will be on the field. Leading the way in Athlon Sports' Week 1 tight end fantasy rankings is New...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
To the surprise of no one, Calvin Johnson tops Athlon Sports' Week 1 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings. What perhaps is most impressive about Johnson's record-setting 2012 season is that he caught just five touchdown passes, yet still...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The 2013 fantasy football season is upon us and Athlon Sports' Week 1 running back rankings starts with the league's reigning MVP. Adrian Peterson came nine yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season record in 2012, and he...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Stephen Gostkowski
New England's Stephen Gostkowski and Atlanta's Matt Bryant are two of the top options on Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings for Week 1. Both the Patriots and Falcons figure to score a fair number of points against...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
Week 1 of the 2013 fantasy football season is here and it's only fitting that the quarterback who finished 2012 with the most fantasy points comes in at No. 1 in the first installment of Athlon Sports' weekly Fantasy Football Quarterback...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Dallas Cowboys
Brand equity. Brand awareness. Brand image. These are all economic terms that overlap, exist in a nebulous world and don’t directly impact the bean-counters. But as the media world has grown over the last half century, so has the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The 2013 NFL regular season kicks off Thursday with Baltimore opening defense of its title in Denver. With the countdown to Super Bowl XLVIII set to begin, what better time than now for Athlon editors to make their predictions on how this season...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Colin Kaepernick
The 49ers made a stunning run to the NFC title game two years ago in coach Jim Harbaugh’s rookie season, only to fall 20–17 in overtime to the New York Giants on a cold, rainy night at Candlestick Park. Last season the 49ers regrouped...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Denver Broncos
John Elway the front office suit is much like John Elway the quarterback. The man is always in a hurry, always looking for a competitive edge, always trying to pull off the next big play. And so it was that, in the aftermath of the Broncos’...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver was the first to deliver the news. Only moments after the Vikings’ 2012 regular season ended, Oliver set about informing Adrian Peterson of his high-profile disappointment.As Oliver stopped Peterson on...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Eli Manning
The disappointment that the Giants felt when they missed the playoffs last season, 11 months after winning the Super Bowl, was only matched by their shock and confusion. They were 9–7, which isn’t bad. Along the way they beat some of...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tom Brady
The Patriots’ championship window, or at least the Tom Brady era, is approaching its end, but there is no reason to believe that another AFC East title isn’t on the way this season. The Bills, Jets and Dolphins do not appear ready to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Funny Fantasy Football Team Names
The NFL season is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s real favorite sport — fantasy football. It takes a strong draft, savvy free-agent eye and a little luck to win your league. But it just takes...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago

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