NFL Articles

Drew Brees
On opening weekend of the NFL's 2015 regular season, New Orleans travels to Arizona to face the Cardinals. Last season, the Saints could confidently score on any team and in bunches in most cases. In only four games did they score fewer than 20...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
For the first time in a long time, fans are getting excited to watch the Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers play football — even if it is against one another. It is amazing how drafting a first-round quarterback can re-energize an NFL...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Alshon Jeffery
Heading into Week 1 of the NFL season, the injury report should be small, right? Hardly. Because of all of the injuries in the preseason, many players are carrying the Questionable tag as Week 1 approaches. While some injuries are straightforward...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Devonta Freeman
As we head into the first football Sunday of the year, we need to look at players that are battling injuries already. Most of these players had injuries that forced them to miss some (or all) of the preseason, and they were hoping to play in Week 1...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Allen Robinson
The excitement has built up to a fever pitch, and Thursday’s first game of the NFL regular season provided more than enough storyline, excitement and of course some fantasy stars continued their dominance. Thankfully come Sunday there will be...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Sadly, for you and I, the “Hard Knocks” cameras have been all packed away. But if there is a bright spot to every football fan’s favorite show being over, it’s that the preseason is gone until next August and Week 1 of the...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks will begin their 40th NFL regular season on the road against the St. Louis Rams. The Seahawks hold a 21-13 series advantage as they won the last meeting 20-6 in Week 17 last season in Seattle. The Seahawks are...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago

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