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Julian Edelman
Calvin Johnson hasn't scored a touchdown or gone over 100 yards in two straight games, but he's still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 wide receiver rankings. For one, Johnson still leads his peers in fantasy points,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
DeMarco Murray
Even though he had just 20 yards rushing, is there any question who sits atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 running back rankings? Jamaal Charles probably single-handedly won many a fantasy game last week after scoring five total...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Justin Tucker
Matt Prater is still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 kicker rankings, but there's no doubt who the most polarizing kicker is. After booting six field goals on Monday night, including the eventual game-winner from 61 yards...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Kirk Cousins
Peyton Manning is on the verge of reaching some significant milestones, so no one should be surprised to see him leading off Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 quarterback rankings. But while Manning no doubt carried many a fantasy team to...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Richard Sherman
After flexing its muscles on the road last week, Seattle increased its grip on the No. 1 spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 defense/special teams rankings. The Seahawks picked off Eli Manning five times and recorded four sacks in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jamaal Charles
It’s Week 16, which means, for most fantasy leagues, it’s championship week! If you are one of the last teams standing, congratulations. However, your work is not completely done, not if you want to take home the title, trophy, bragging...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Vernon Davis
It was a rough day at the office last week for Jimmy Graham, but he's firmly entrenched in the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 tight end rankings. Graham still leads all tight ends in fantasy points by nearly 60, leads...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors. Dolphins (8-6) at Bills (5-9)Buffalo edged Miami, 23–21, in Week 7, thanks to a fourth-quarter forced fumble from...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It’s fantasy football Super Bowl time. This week, the majority of leagues across the country will crown a champion who will win bragging rights, trophies, a few dollars, a trip to Vegas, who knows? And while every league is different, there...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the soaring two-loss Seahawks to the cellar-dwelling two-win Texans.1. Seahawks (12-2) Legion of Boom has five INTs in shutout victory.2. 49ers (10-4) Frank Gore records seventh 1,000-yard season.3. Broncos (11-3)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jamaal Charles, RB, ChiefsGive the ball to Jamaal. That was the motto of Kansas City coach Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith during a 56–31 win at Oakland. Charles had just eight carries for 20 yards and one trip to the end zone on the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Seattle Seahawks
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
Joe Flacco
Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens travel to Ford Field to take on Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions as both teams seek to keep themselves in the playoff picture. Both teams are coming off of snowy affairs as the Lions fell to the Eagles 34-...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marvin Lewis
Division rivals that find themselves in unusual positions are on tap tonight when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field at 8:30 pm. ET on NBC. Marvin Lewis’ Bengals (9-4) could clinch a playoff spot with a win and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Greg Olsen
Tight ends litter the Week 15 injury report. Which ones can you count on this week? Athlon Sports breaks down the latest information.Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers vs. New York JetsOlsen didn’t get in a full week’s worth of practice...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tavon Austin
These wide receivers are playing in Week 15’s late games and may not be at 100 percent or on the field at all. Keep these players in mind when setting your starting lineup.Tavon Austin, WR, St. Louis Rams vs. New Orleans SaintsAustin injured...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cecil Shorts
Several teams’ passing games may be missing some of their top targets in Week 15. Here are some wide receivers whose playing statuses you may want to check before kickoff.Cecil Shorts, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo BillsShorts’...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Reggie Bush
With the fantasy playoffs upon us, lineup decisions are even more critical as it’s win or go home in Week 15. Here’s the latest information on some injured running backs playing in the late games that you need to consult before deciding...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jay Cutler
Jay Cutler will be back under center in Week 15, while another NFC North quarterback remains sidelined. And will a bum elbow keep the Cardinals’ quarterback from taking flight against the Titans in Music City this afternoon?Jay Cutler, QB,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Which running backs can you count on in Week 15 and which should you be concerned about today? Athlon Sports has the information you need to keep your backfield in motion.Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, RBs, Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
AFC West rivals will renew acquaintances as the NFL’s Week 15 action gets started tonight with the San Diego Chargers taking on the Denver Broncos at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Chargers (6-7) need a win if they want to have any shot...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
LeSean McCoy
While many of the familiar names can be found near the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 running back rankings, it's the one that's missing that could have the biggest impact this week and moving forward.Adrian Peterson...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Matt Prater
To the victor goes the spoils, which is why Matt Prater leads off Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski may lead in fantasy points, but no kicker had a bigger game last week than Prater. Of course the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Peyton Manning and Drew Brees lead Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 quarterback rankings, but it's some other names near the top that have opened the most eyes this season.Josh McCown led all fantasy scorers with 47.52 fantasy points...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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