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Jimmy Graham
There is an interesting quandary this week with Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 tight end rankings, right as we position ourselves for playoff seeding.Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez and Julius Thomas are the...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
Hope you like some receivers with your Thanksgiving meal.  Of the top 11 in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 13 wide receiver rankings, four of them play on Turkey Day.But it is hard to go against Detroit’s Calvin Johnson,...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Josh Gordon
Week 13 not only marks the end of the bye weeks, it also signals the beginning of the stretch run, and that is especially the case as it relates to fantasy football. With the playoffs starting as early as this week (depending on the set up of your...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Packers (5-5-1) at Lions (6-5)Detroit will kick off on Thanksgiving Day for the 73rd time in a tradition that dates back to 1934 and is older than 24 NFL franchises. The Lions have a 33–37–2 record on Turkey Day but carry an 11–8...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This Thanksgiving, families will come together and gather around the table to break bread — eating turkey and telling stories. Some of those families will include brothers who currently strap on a helmet and play football in the NFL.This past...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the soaring one-loss Seattle Seahawks to the bottom of the AFC South cellar, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans.1. Seahawks (10-1) Ready to host Saints in Monday night showdown.2. Patriots (8-3) Tom Brady...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tom Brady, QB, PatriotsTom Terrific was at it again, improving his career record against Peyton Manning to 10–4. After falling behind 24–0, the Patriots marched back for an epic 34–31 come-from-behind win in overtime. New England...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jim Schwartz
The NFL’s longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalry will be renewed when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Besides serving as the first course to the Turkey Day tripleheader, first place in the NFC North is...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Kendall Wright
With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, one thing that fantasy owners have to be thankful for is the end of the bye weeks. All teams will be in action in Week 13, starting with a full plate of games on Thanksgiving Day, as we not only enter the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
New England Patriots
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
Robert Griffin III
Colin Kaepernick and the 6-4 San Francisco 49ers are in Landover, Md., tonight to take on Robert Griffin III and the 3-7 Washington Redskins on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" from FedEx Field at 8:30 p.m. ET. The Redskins have had an...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
The NFL's 2013 Circle of Parity
The 2013 circle of NFL parity is now complete, thanks to the Patriots' victory over the Broncos. In this graphic, each team has a victory over the team next to it, going clockwise, until it circles back. Source: Reddit 
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Panthers Intercept Tannehill After Tip
During the Carolina-Miami game, Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill threw a pass that was tipped, and then tipped again, and again, and again…and again…and… you get what we're saying.
Rich McVey
1 year ago
Eli Manning
NFC East rivals headed in different directions are on tap this afternoon when the Dallas Cowboys meet up with the New York Giants at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (5-5) are looking to tie the idle Eagles for first place in the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history will be on display tonight when the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Besides the unavoidable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, this game also...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson is at less than 100 percent entering Week 12. Here’s the latest injury-related information on the reigning MVP and a few other fantasy-relevant running backs.Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay PackersPeterson...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Julius Thomas
Two of the NFL’s most dangerous tight ends are set to be on the same field tonight in New England and both are listed on the injury report. Is either in danger of not playing?Julius Thomas, TE, Denver Broncos at New England PatriotsThomas was...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
The ankle’s not fully healed, but it won’t keep Peyton Manning from facing the New England Patriots tonight. The same can’t be said for a few other injured quarterbacks, however.Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Broncos at New England...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Wes Welker
Welker has passed the necessary concussion tests and is on track to face his former team tonightA concussion isn’t expected to get in the way of a Bronco wide receiver from facing his former Patriot teammates tonight. Here’s the latest...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cecil Shorts
Several wide receivers are dealing with injuries entering Week 12. Here are the ones you need to know about before setting your lineup.Cecil Shorts and Mike Brown, WRs, Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston TexansShorts’ groin is not fully healed,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The Quarterback Class of 2014 is already projected to be one of the richest in NFL history, with a crop that has been making scouts drool at the possibilities for several years. It seems a lock that four or five will go in the first round, and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Sean Payton
Drew Brees and the 8-2 New Orleans Saints travel to the Georgia Dome to take on their NFC South division rival in Matt Ryan and the 2-8 Atlanta Falcons on the NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" at 8:25 p.m. ET. Just two wins in...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Garrett Hartley
Seattle’s Steven Hauschka, the top scorer at his position, is on bye so it’s only fitting that Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 kicker rankings is headlined by two who will share the same field on Sunday night. New England...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
There may be six weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, but with the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, the clock is ticking for those teams looking to make a late move. Week 12 also signals the end of the bye weeks, as Buffalo,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Still riding high following its victory over New England at home on “Monday Night Football,” Carolina has ascended to the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 12 defense/special teams rankings. The Panthers are third in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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