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Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you'...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Before BountyGate sent their season into chaos, the New Orleans Saints rightfully dreamed of being the first team to play a Super Bowl inside their home stadium. They were loaded with talent, one of the most dangerous offenses in the NFL, and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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What happens when those charged with correcting mistakes are the ones making the worst errors of all? The NFL is in the process of finding out, as the second week of replacement referees quickly deteriorated into mass confusion — with...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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NFL Week 3 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Giants (1-1) at Panthers (1-1) Carolina’s Cam Newton steps into the spotlight on Thursday night, taking on a Big Blue defense led by one of Cam’s few athletic peers, pass-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The NFL isn't college football, or baseball for that matter. It's grown men playing a physical game for millions of dollars. There was a dust-up at the end of the Giants-Bucs game in Week 2 that made some national news. Greg Schiano asked his...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst football teams in the NFL. Here's our NFL Power Rankings following Week 2 of the season.   1. 49ers (2-0) Jim Harbaugh improving his postgame handshake.  2. Texans...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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Few people have done more to popularize the NFL than Steve Sabol, the president and co-founder of NFL Films, who died today a couple weeks short of his 70th birthday from complications of brain cancer. If you're anything like me, Sabol's life...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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Interception. Interception. Interception. Three-and-out. Fumble. Three-and-out. Touchdown. If you feel manic reading it, try watching it. Those were the first six drives for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos Monday night in Atlanta. It...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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It’s not often you can find the NFL leader in touchdowns on the waiver wire, but that’s the case as we get ready for Week 3. Who is it you ask? His name is Dante Rosario and he’s a tight end for the San Diego Chargers. The Chargers' starting...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Athlon Sports built the NFL’s Ultimate Quarterback in the September issue of our monthly magazine. Now we take a shot at building the NFL’s Worst Quarterback, pulling together the worst attributes from the league's QBs. Toughness Blaine...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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An excellent quarterback battle will be the focus on Monday Night Football, when the Atlanta Falcons host the Denver Broncos at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Matt Ryan and Peyton Manning led their respective clubs to double-digit victories in Week 1,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The San Francisco 49ers dominating defense and methodical offense won for the second straight week, beating the Detroit Lions by the score of 27-19 in Candlestick Park. Jim Harbaugh’s club is looking like the early NFC favorite after defeating...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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We have a leader in the clubhouse for bonehead play of the year, and this one may stand up for the whole season. With the Washington Redskins trailing the St. Louis Rams 31-28, the Skins were driving toward a potential tying field goal, or go-...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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The NFL spent the first part of Sunday proving why it's America's game. Fantastic finishes, epic blunders and logic-defying comebacks were the order of the day. Thoughts after a wild slate of early games on the second NFL Sunday of 2012: Eli...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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Four interceptions. Cleveland Browns. Michael Vick. Wow! That was my thought pattern upon seeing how poorly the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback performed against host Cleveland last week. Then my thoughts quickly shifted to Week 2 and Vick...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 2 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and why you should look elsewhere today....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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If only Lance Moore could stay healthy and that New Orleans receiving corps could be thinned out a bit. Those were two of the things I was looking for when scouting Moore’s fantasy prospects for 2012.  Well, both have happened and there he...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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You cannot call Brandon LaFell the clear-cut No. 2 receiver for the Carolina Panthers, but his connection with quarterback Cam Newton has not faded from a season ago.  Brandon LaFell was targeted five times in the Week 1 loss to Tampa Bay...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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At what point do we stop starting Tennessee Titans' running back Chris Johnson on the “potential” that he could do something each week? Unless you are in a PPR league, there is NO way you can comfortably insert Johnson into your starting...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Some of the national attention will be on the two coaches when the San Francisco 49ers host the Detroit Lions Sunday night at 8:20pm EST on NBC, but the real story is a solid NFC matchup between two postseason teams with high goals for this...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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A game-by-game betting preview (against the spread) for each of the 15 games on Sunday and Monday in Week 2. Here are the teams to pick and the ones to stay away from. Locks of the Week Ride the hot hands and go with two veteran teams that...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 14. • Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson will not play Saturday versus No. 1 Alabama. • Jay Cutler and the Bears offensive line failed miserably in last...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Conspiracy theories are a part of America's culture, covering everything from government cover-ups to suspicious murders. But the world of sports also has its share of conspiracy theories. Here are the five biggest, and the impact they had on the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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We fell for it and we could not have been any angrier watching that disaster of a fantasy, er, football game Thursday night as the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears, 23-10. We fell for Jay Cutler’s Tuesday presser this week where he told...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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