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Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have released running back LeGarrette Blount, who reportedly left the field before the conclusion of Monday's game against Tennessee. Multiple media outlets reported that Blount...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Quarterback Kurt Warner and his "Greatest Show on Turf" teammates Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt were among eight first-year eligible candidates named as semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The league...
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
Coby Fleener
Just two teams on bye in Week 12, but Carolina and Pittsburgh aren’t the only teams whose players may not be available. Denver, Indianapolis and New Orleans are among the teams who may have to dig a little deeper into their depth charts this...
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of football. With that in mind, Athlon Sports rounded up the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from Week 11 of the NFL season. 1948With Arizona's win over Detroit...
Corby Yarbrough
1 month ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The Pittsburgh Steelers will try and get back on track when they take on the Tennessee Titans on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Steelers (6-4) had won three in a row before losing to the Jets last week, while the Titans (2-7...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Calais Campbell
The NFC’s best record will be on the line this afternoon when the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals face off on FOX. Entering this season, few if any would have predicted Jim Caldwell’s Lions (7-2) would be in first place in the NFC...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Aaron Rodgers
Points could be plentiful at Lambeau Field when the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers get together this afternoon on FOX. The Eagles (7-2) are fourth in the league in scoring at 31 points per game with the Packers (6-3) just a tick behind (...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Andrew Luck
Sunday’s slate of action will end with a rematch of last year’s AFC Divisional Playoff matchup when the New England Patriots face the Indianapolis Colts on NBC. The Patriots (7-2) easily defeated the Colts (6-3) 43-22 in last season...
Rob Doster
1 month ago
Mark Ingram
The Giants will finally have their No. 1 RB back in the starting lineup for Week 11, but that’s not the case for the Bengals. Meanwhile, New Orleans’ and San Francisco’s top rushers are banged up, but both are fully expected to...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Arian Foster
Houston will be without its workhorse for Week 11, but Seattle’s bruising back is fully expected to play. Here are some other key backfield injuries to know about before finalizing your lineup. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks at...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Calvin Johnson
Tennessee may not have their tight end on Monday night, but Detroit is expected to get three big targets back for its Week 11 showdown against Arizona. Oh and Calvin Johnson will play too. Delanie Walker, TE, Tennessee Titans vs. Pittsburgh...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Brandon Marshall
Week 11’s NFC North tilt between Minnesota and Chicago features a trio of pass-catchers who show up on the injury report. Will the Vikings and Bears have all of their weapons today? Martellus Bennett, TE, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Ryan Mathews
San Diego and Denver will welcome back a couple of rushers in Week 11, but Detroit may be down one of its ball carriers today. Here are some key injuries to pay attention to involving the later games. Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and Juwan...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Marshawn Lynch
Marshawn Lynch was in vintage “Beast Mode” last week, but it's the workhorse who won't be playing on Sunday that's grabbing all of the attention as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Ryan Mathews
We all would like to budget wisely, and it's no different in daily or weekly fantasy football. If you are playing in a salary-capped game at either FanDuel or DraftKings, here are a few value plays and bargains at the quarterback, running...
Corby Yarbrough
1 month ago
10 Biggest Disappointments in the NFL So Far 2014
More than halfway through the NFL season, most “experts” have already thrown their preseason predictions out the window. But the predictions back then weren’t as ridiculous as they seem now. They were probably based on reasonable...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
There's no rest for a pair of weary and discouraged AFC East teams this week, as the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins look to bounce back tonight on the NFL Network. Both the Bills (5-4) and Dolphins (5-4) suffered disappointing, largely self-...
Rob Doster
1 month ago
Calvin Johnson may not be No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 11, but he’s not that far off either. After missing three games with an ankle injury, Megatron was back to his old tricks last week,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers needed just one half to put up the most fantasy points last week, so it’s only fitting that he lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 11. Rodgers tossed six touchdown passes against a...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Adam Vinatieri
When it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 11, look no further than the Sunday night matchup. The Colts play host to the Patriots in prime time and Andrew Luck vs. Tom Brady won’t be the only fantasy...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Patrick Peterson
Jacksonville doesn’t play this week, so for once the Jaguars don’t factor into Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 11. Instead, our top billing goes to Miami, the DST that has scored the most...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Rob Gronkowski
With both big bye weeks a distant memory, the upper tier of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 11 looks a lot like many expected it would entering this season. An argument could be made when it comes to the first two...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Patrick Willis on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The seven-time Pro Bowler will undergo surgery on his strained left big toe, according to multiple reports...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Cardinals placed quarterback Carson Palmer on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The move comes one day after Cards coach Bruce Arians confirmed Palmer tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago

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