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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 10, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Redskins (3-5) at Vikings (1-7)Washington is 1–3 on the road this season. But the losses have come at Green Bay (38...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
In the wake of Aaron Rodgers’ collarbone injury suffered during a 27–20 Green Bay Packers loss to the NFC North rival Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, there are several Vince Lombardi quotes that come to mind and could be used as...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Tom Brady, QB, PatriotsJust when it seemed as if Tom Terrific had hit rock bottom — with Halloween photos of him dressed as the Wizard of Oz’s Cowardly Lion circulating the internet — Brady rediscovered the heart he’s had...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
For many a fantasy owner, time probably stood still on Monday night when Aaron Rodgers hit the Lambeau Field turf hard after being sacked by Chicago’s Shea McCllelin. No doubt many a game was lost or won, depending on which side you were on,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Eli Manning
The bulk of the byes are over with as we enter Week 10, but they will remain a factor for a little longer. This week Cleveland, Kansas City, New England and the New York Jets are on bye, which means just as soon as the Patriots finally get their...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
Winning games and breaking records becomes secondary in short order when our loved one's health become a concern. So the most important stat from Week 9 in the NFL is that two NFL families — Denver and Houston — are focused on the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
The NFL’s longest running rivalry resumes tonight when the Chicago Bears take on the Green Bay Packers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Packers (5-2) are in first place in the NFC North and have won five in a row overall, while the Bears (4-3)...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger and the 2-5 Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Gillette Stadium to take on Tom Brady and the 6-2 New England Patriots at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. Twelve years ago these two proud franchises met in the 2002 AFC Championship Game. Starting...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
The Indianapolis Colts will try and extend their lead in the AFC South tonight when they face off with the Houston Texans at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The Colts (5-2) currently lead the Titans by two games and the Texans (2-5), who have lost five in a...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
Yet again, Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski both appear on the injury report. Is either in danger of not playing in Week 9?Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints at New York JetsGraham is dealing with plantar fasciitis, which is a painful issue that...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Arian Foster
Once again, six teams are on bye in Week 9 and plenty of other running backs are dealing with injuries. Who is looking good for today and whose playing status is a little more uncertain?Arian Foster and Ben Tate, RBs, Houston Texans vs....
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Six quarterbacks are on bye in Week 9 while several other appear on the injury report. Which ones are in danger of not taking the field? Athlon Sports has the latest injury information on the quarterback front.Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots vs...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Danny Amendola
Six teams are on bye in Week 9 so injuries only add to the dilemma facing fantasy owners enterting today's action. Here are some key wide receiver injuries to pay attention to before setting your lineup.Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman, WR,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
DeSean Jackson
Whether it’s an ankle, knee, calf or toe, wide receivers across the league are dealing with an injury entering the bulk of Week 9’s action. Which ones should you be most concerned about? Athlon Sports has the latest information.DeSean...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
DeAngelo Williams
Carolina’s backfield is set to get a little more crowded today, while owners are hoping normalcy returns in Week 9 as it relates to Seattle’s running game. Here is the latest information on those and some other running back injury...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Locks of the WeekTwo of the best home field advantages in the NFL host a pair of teams with a combined 2–12 record this season.Seahawks (-16) vs. BuccaneersSeattle’s average margin of victory at home is 20 points, including a 45–...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
From classic live game broadcasts to sports talk radio, from Vin Scully to Paul Finebaum, the audio presentation is part of the the routine of being a sports fan.At Athlon Sports, podcasts are among our favorite ways to consume sports media, so...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Greg Schiano
Halfway through the season and a handful of NFL teams are either already out of the playoff race – at least realistically – or on their way there. That means that somewhere, deep in their offices, people are already pondering the 2014...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
Andy Dalton and the 6-2 Cincinnati Bengals travel to Sun Life Stadium to take on Ryan Tannehill and the 3-4 Miami Dolphins on "Thursday Night Football" on the NFL Network at 8:25 pm ET. This is a perfect example of how quickly things can...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Ryan Mathews
Ryan Mathews is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 running back rankings, but he is in the top 10 for the first time in quite a while. Mathews has posted back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time since 2011 and could make...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jordy Nelson
Calvin Johnson was the story of Week 8, but he and the Lions are on bye, so there's someone else sitting atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 wide receiver rankings. Ironically enough, it's Dez Bryant, who made plenty of noise...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andy Dalton
Andy Dalton is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 quarterback rankings, but he's all alone when it comes to production over the past three weeks. Dalton has 1,034 yards passing, 11 touchdowns and just two interceptions in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cincinnati Bengals defense
Cincinnati is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 defense/special teams rankings, but no DST was more dominant last week than the Bengals. Not only did the defense take two Geno Smith interceptions back for touchdowns, the unit...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Congratulations, you survived last week, win or lose, when six teams were on bye. Just don't get too comfortable, however, because you get to do it all over again this week. And with the likes of Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, the New...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Nick Folk
Matt Prater on bye means there's a new name atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski ascends to the No. 1 position this week, as he leads the NFL with 20 made field goals, but he's not the only AFC...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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