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Brandon Marshall
Wide receiver injuries have been a big storyline in recent weeks, and their impact can clearly be seen by looking at Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 7 rankings. Randall Cobb will miss at least eight weeks after sustaining a fractured...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Chiefs Coach Andy Reid
Tom Brady made the NFL and the world stand up and take notice (again) of the New England Patriots on Sunday with his remarkable, come-from-behind, last-second win over the New Orleans Saints. The Denver Broncos, of course, have been making people...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 7, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Seahawks (5-1) at Cardinals (3-3)Seattle second-year signal-caller Russell Wilson returns to the site of his NFL debut, which he...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Peyton Manning wanted to retire as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. He just didn’t want to retire following the 2011 season. As a result, the four-time MVP and Super Bowl XLI winner is returning to Indianapolis this week — as a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
1. Broncos (6-0) Peyton Manning loses two fumbles, throws pick-six.2. Chiefs (6-0) Beat Raiders at Arrowhead for first time since 2006.3. Patriots (5-1) Tom Brady throws winning TD with five seconds left.4. Saints (5-1) Jimmy Graham (leg) exits in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Vernon Davis, TE, 49ersWhat is this, the playoffs? Historic postseason overachiever Davis — who has 22 catches for 546 yards (24.8 ypc) and five TDs in five career playoff games — was dominant in a 32–20 win over Arizona. The 6...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Michael Floyd
Injuries are really starting to have an impact on teams’ depth charts, as rookies and other unproven players are getting their chances to shine. Can any of these help your fantasy team in Week 7 or beyond?The players listed in Athlon’s...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Certainly, no one expected the Jacksonville Jaguars to be any good in 2013, so their 0-6 record isn't very startling. But four combined wins and 18 combined losses for Houston, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and the Giants? No one saw that coming. This is...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
The Indianapolis Colts will aim for a fourth straight victory tonight when they take on the San Diego Chargers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Andrew Luck and company also will be trying for their second win on...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Robert Griffin III
The Washington Redskins will look to make it three wins in a row over the Dallas Cowboys tonight when these long-time NFC East rivals face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The Redskins are rested, coming of off their bye week, while the Cowboys are...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
History may no longer be at stake, but all eyes will still be on the quarterbacks this afternoon when the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Drew Bees brings his undefeated Saints into Gillette Stadium while...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Larry Fitzgerald
The Patriots’ wide receiving corps is almost back to full strength for Week 6, while the Cardinals may be without their No. 1 guy this afternoon. Here’s the latest information on those teams and some other injury situations.Larry...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
If you are a wide receiver in the NFL and your last name is Johnson, you are probably dealing with some sort of injury entering Week 6. Here’s the latest information on whether Calvin, Andre or Stevie will play today, as well as two other...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Marshawn Lynch
When it comes to the later games, sometimes the decision on whether you start a certain player or not has to be made well before kickoff. Here’s the latest on the Week 6  injury situations for some ailing running backs who don’t...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jamaal Charles
Oakland’s backfield isn’t anywhere close to being at 100 percent, while Kansas City’s workhorse is playing with sore feet. Here’s the latest on their status as well as the Jets’ situation for today’s games.Jamaal...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski
Barring a last-minute change, it appears that one elite tight end will miss his sixth straight game, while two other top options appear to be ready to go for Week 6. Here’s the latest information on the tight end injury front.Rob Gronkowski,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
C.J. Spiller
Playing hurt is just part of life in the NFL. These running backs are dealing with different injuries and ailments. Can you count on them in Week 6?C.J. Spiller, RB, Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati BengalsSpiller’s status was somewhat in doubt...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Vick
Backup quarterbacks will get their chance in Week 6, as several teams have already ruled out their starters. Here’s the latest information on who will be under center today.Michael Vick, QB, Philadelphia Eagles at Tampa Bay BuccaneersIt was...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Locks of the WeekIt’s always savvy to make the rounds betting against bad teams with backup quarterbacks.Bengals (-7) at BillsUndrafted free-agent rookie Thad Lewis is under center in Buffalo. Light speed, Thaddeus.Lions (-3) at...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Joe Flacco
Two of the last three Super Bowl champions will get together when the Green Bay Packers take on the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. Despite their past successes, these two franchises have incurred some struggles early in 2013.The...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Tom Coughlin
Two teams featuring embattled, high-profile quarterbacks and struggling defenses are on tap tonight when the New York Giants square off against the Chicago Bears at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Giants are in desperate need of a win...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Alshon Jeffery
Regardless of what happens in Week 6, it will be tough to match some of the impressive performances from last week. Denver and Dallas went toe-to-toe with each other for four quarters before the Broncos came out victorious thanks to a field goal as...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ray Rice
Adrian Peterson is back from bye, which means order has been restored atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 running back rankings. Peterson posted his best numbers of the season (140 yards rushing, 2 TDs) in his last game against...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Mason Crosby
Mason Crosby is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings for Week 6, but you still have to give the Packers' kicker credit for his early-season turnaround. Last season, Crosby made only 21 of 33 field goal attempts...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NaVorro Bowman
Even though Seattle lost last week in Indianapolis, the Seahawks are still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 defense/special teams rankings because they are back home and are facing a Tennessee offense that is starting its backup...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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