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DeAngelo Williams
Carolina’s backfield is set to get a little more crowded today, while owners are hoping normalcy returns in Week 9 as it relates to Seattle’s running game. Here is the latest information on those and some other running back injury...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
Yet again, Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski both appear on the injury report. Is either in danger of not playing in Week 9?Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints at New York JetsGraham is dealing with plantar fasciitis, which is a painful issue that...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Arian Foster
Once again, six teams are on bye in Week 9 and plenty of other running backs are dealing with injuries. Who is looking good for today and whose playing status is a little more uncertain?Arian Foster and Ben Tate, RBs, Houston Texans vs....
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Six quarterbacks are on bye in Week 9 while several other appear on the injury report. Which ones are in danger of not taking the field? Athlon Sports has the latest injury information on the quarterback front.Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots vs...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Danny Amendola
Six teams are on bye in Week 9 so injuries only add to the dilemma facing fantasy owners enterting today's action. Here are some key wide receiver injuries to pay attention to before setting your lineup.Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman, WR,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Locks of the WeekTwo of the best home field advantages in the NFL host a pair of teams with a combined 2–12 record this season.Seahawks (-16) vs. BuccaneersSeattle’s average margin of victory at home is 20 points, including a 45–...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
From classic live game broadcasts to sports talk radio, from Vin Scully to Paul Finebaum, the audio presentation is part of the the routine of being a sports fan.At Athlon Sports, podcasts are among our favorite ways to consume sports media, so...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Greg Schiano
Halfway through the season and a handful of NFL teams are either already out of the playoff race – at least realistically – or on their way there. That means that somewhere, deep in their offices, people are already pondering the 2014...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
Andy Dalton and the 6-2 Cincinnati Bengals travel to Sun Life Stadium to take on Ryan Tannehill and the 3-4 Miami Dolphins on "Thursday Night Football" on the NFL Network at 8:25 pm ET. This is a perfect example of how quickly things can...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Antonio Gates
Even though he is dealing with plantar fasciitis, Jimmy Graham maintains his hold on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 tight end rankings. After all, that's what happens when you are "limited" and still haul...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ryan Mathews
Ryan Mathews is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 running back rankings, but he is in the top 10 for the first time in quite a while. Mathews has posted back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time since 2011 and could make...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jordy Nelson
Calvin Johnson was the story of Week 8, but he and the Lions are on bye, so there's someone else sitting atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 wide receiver rankings. Ironically enough, it's Dez Bryant, who made plenty of noise...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andy Dalton
Andy Dalton is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 quarterback rankings, but he's all alone when it comes to production over the past three weeks. Dalton has 1,034 yards passing, 11 touchdowns and just two interceptions in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cincinnati Bengals defense
Cincinnati is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 defense/special teams rankings, but no DST was more dominant last week than the Bengals. Not only did the defense take two Geno Smith interceptions back for touchdowns, the unit...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Congratulations, you survived last week, win or lose, when six teams were on bye. Just don't get too comfortable, however, because you get to do it all over again this week. And with the likes of Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, the New...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Nick Folk
Matt Prater on bye means there's a new name atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski ascends to the No. 1 position this week, as he leads the NFL with 20 made field goals, but he's not the only AFC...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 9, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Bengals (6-2) at Dolphins (3-4)A pair of Texas-born and bred gunslingers go toe-to-toe in South Florida, when Andy Dalton and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The 2013 NFL season has already reached halftime — but not the one Bruno Mars will be performing at during Super Bowl XLVIII in New York. It’s way too early to start engraving the hardware, but after the first four games, these are the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the unbeaten Chiefs to the winless Bucs and Jaguars.1. Chiefs (8-0) “Baby Andy Reid” Halloween costume goes viral.2. Colts (5-2) Reggie Wayne undergoes surgery during bye week.3. Broncos (7-1) Peyton...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson, WR, LionsCowboys wideout Dez Bryant said he was the best at what “he does” and Johnson was the best at what “he does.” Apparently, Bryant’s the best at throwing tantrums on the sideline in a losing...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
There is a reason the Cleveland Browns have been to the playoffs one time since re-joining the NFL in 1999 and only twice since '89. And it’s the same reason any team wins or loses games in the modern NFL.Quarterbacks.The Browns lost...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
The NFL trade deadline is 4 p.m. ET today. The Minnesota Vikings are 1-6 and seemingly headed nowhere. Should the team seriously consider trading its franchise running back and the reigning league MVP? Athlon editors Braden Gall and Mark Ross weigh...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Andre Brown
Similar to last week, fantasy owners figure to have their work cut out for them with six teams on bye in Week 9. No Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, New York Giants and San Francisco means a lot of fantasy firepower is already on the bench....
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
The Chiefs continue to do things that no other team in NFL history has ever done. A wide receiver had one of the most dominant days in league history. Historic quarterbacks continue to shine (and win). Another signal-caller appears to be growing...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Week 8 of NFL action concludes tonight with a matchup of NFC West teams when the Seattle Seahawks take on the St. Louis Rams at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Pete Carroll has his Seahawks, at 6-1, off to the best start in franchise history. The numbers...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago

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