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Jim Schwartz
The NFL’s longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalry will be renewed when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Besides serving as the first course to the Turkey Day tripleheader, first place in the NFC North is...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Kendall Wright
With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, one thing that fantasy owners have to be thankful for is the end of the bye weeks. All teams will be in action in Week 13, starting with a full plate of games on Thanksgiving Day, as we not only enter the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
New England Patriots
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
1 year ago
Robert Griffin III
Colin Kaepernick and the 6-4 San Francisco 49ers are in Landover, Md., tonight to take on Robert Griffin III and the 3-7 Washington Redskins on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" from FedEx Field at 8:30 p.m. ET. The Redskins have had an...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
The NFL's 2013 Circle of Parity
The 2013 circle of NFL parity is now complete, thanks to the Patriots' victory over the Broncos. In this graphic, each team has a victory over the team next to it, going clockwise, until it circles back. Source: Reddit 
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Panthers Intercept Tannehill After Tip
During the Carolina-Miami game, Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill threw a pass that was tipped, and then tipped again, and again, and again…and again…and… you get what we're saying.
Rich McVey
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history will be on display tonight when the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Besides the unavoidable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, this game also...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Eli Manning
NFC East rivals headed in different directions are on tap this afternoon when the Dallas Cowboys meet up with the New York Giants at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (5-5) are looking to tie the idle Eagles for first place in the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cecil Shorts
Several wide receivers are dealing with injuries entering Week 12. Here are the ones you need to know about before setting your lineup.Cecil Shorts and Mike Brown, WRs, Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston TexansShorts’ groin is not fully healed,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson is at less than 100 percent entering Week 12. Here’s the latest injury-related information on the reigning MVP and a few other fantasy-relevant running backs.Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay PackersPeterson...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Julius Thomas
Two of the NFL’s most dangerous tight ends are set to be on the same field tonight in New England and both are listed on the injury report. Is either in danger of not playing?Julius Thomas, TE, Denver Broncos at New England PatriotsThomas was...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
The ankle’s not fully healed, but it won’t keep Peyton Manning from facing the New England Patriots tonight. The same can’t be said for a few other injured quarterbacks, however.Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Broncos at New England...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Wes Welker
Welker has passed the necessary concussion tests and is on track to face his former team tonightA concussion isn’t expected to get in the way of a Bronco wide receiver from facing his former Patriot teammates tonight. Here’s the latest...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The Quarterback Class of 2014 is already projected to be one of the richest in NFL history, with a crop that has been making scouts drool at the possibilities for several years. It seems a lock that four or five will go in the first round, and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Sean Payton
Drew Brees and the 8-2 New Orleans Saints travel to the Georgia Dome to take on their NFC South division rival in Matt Ryan and the 2-8 Atlanta Falcons on the NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" at 8:25 p.m. ET. Just two wins in...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Matthew Stafford
Once again, matchup has a hand in determining how the top two spots on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 quarterback rankings shake out. Both Drew Brees and Peyton Manning are on the road this week, but Brees' matchup with Atlanta...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Chris Johnson
Two elite options are on bye this week, so Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 running back rankings may look a little different. LeSean McCoy and Marshawn Lynch both get a breather, but there are still plenty of appealing, as well as some...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Garrett Hartley
Seattle’s Steven Hauschka, the top scorer at his position, is on bye so it’s only fitting that Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 kicker rankings is headlined by two who will share the same field on Sunday night. New England...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
There may be six weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, but with the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, the clock is ticking for those teams looking to make a late move. Week 12 also signals the end of the bye weeks, as Buffalo,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Still riding high following its victory over New England at home on “Monday Night Football,” Carolina has ascended to the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 defense/special teams rankings. The Panthers are third in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Charles Clay
The usual suspects head up Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 tight end rankings, but this season hasn’t lacked for surprises when it comes to the position either. Take Miami’s Charles Clay for example. Not really on the radar...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Floyd
Calvin Johnson came up huge again last week, solidifying his grip on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 wide receiver rankings, but he wasn’t the only one who posted some gaudy numbers. In Johnson’s case, he...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Much like tattoos or passwords, jersey numbers can be a highly personal affair for their owners. The significance behind a jersey number can sometimes offer a little glimpse into an athlete’s psyche, his past, or his hopes for the future....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Saints (8-2) at Falcons (2-8)Matt Ryan’s nickname, “Matty Ice,” is intended to be a reference to his cool under pressure. But lately, Atlanta’s quarterback has been ice cold, throwing eight INTs — including two pick-...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history. It’s as simple as that. There has never been a matchup of signal-callers as historically significant and charismatic as Manning and Brady.Manning has a record...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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