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Justin Forsett
It’s Week 14, which means the fantasy playoffs are either here already or will begin soon. Everyone needs their top guys available, but that may not be the case in Baltimore’s backfield. Arian Foster, RB, Houston Texans at...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
It’s Week 14, which means every game really counts from here out in both the NFL and fantasy. Between later this afternoon, tonight and tomorrow there are six games that need to be considered before setting your lineup. Here are some wide...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
A.J. Green
Plenty of recognizable wide receivers appear on the Week 14 injury report. Which ones can you count on and which ones may not play? Have no fear, Athlon Sports has got these key targets covered. Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Andre Ellington
Andre Ellington has already been ruled out for Week 14, but he’s not the only running back on the injury report. Here are the other ailing RBs you need to know about before the late afternoon games get started. Marshawn Lynch, RB,...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Isaiah Crowell
The Giants could be a man down in Week 14 while Cleveland’s backfield may not be operating at full strength either. Here’s the latest on those situations as well as the Saints and Vikings. Rashad Jennings, RB, New York Giants vs....
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Julius Thomas
Julius Thomas isn’t the only elite tight end on the Week 14 injury report. Will the Broncos get their other Thomas back today and what’s the TE situation for the Panthers, Colts and Browns? Keep reading and you’ll find out. ...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
The Browns have made their decision, going with Brian Hoyer at quarterback for another week at least. But was it the right call? Athlon editors debate the Cleveland quarterback dilemma. Who should take the reins for the Browns for the remainder of...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The speculation began almost as soon as the NFL season started, because that’s how long it took for the first reports to surface. Jim Harbaugh, it seemed, was wearing out his welcome in San Francisco. By many accounts, there is no way he...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
DeMarco Murray
A Chicago Bears team that harbored Super Bowl dreams when the season began limps into tonight’s matchup on the NFL Network with a Dallas Cowboys team that still has postseason aspirations but is smarting from a Thanksgiving flameout. The...
Rob Doster
3 months ago
Robert Quinn
After what St. Louis did to Oakland last week, how can the Raiders’ opponent not lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 14? The Rams shut out the Raiders 52-0, racking up six sacks, five...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Coby Fleener
Coby Fleener had a banner day last week, but it’s the expected return of a teammate that impacts his position on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 14. Fleener led all TEs with 127 yards and two touchdowns last...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
DeAndre Hopkins
Another week, another breakout performance by a young wideout, but not one that shakes up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 14 too much. Houston’s DeAndre Hopkins topped all of his peers with his 238-yard,...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Le'Veon Bell
Le’Veon Bell led off this list last week and he didn’t disappoint, but it was the return of another workhorse that prompted a change on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 14. After missing the past two...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Cody Parkey
Stephen Gostkowski is No. 1 in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 14, but he’s ceded his standing as the most productive at the position, at least for now. Instead that distinction currently belongs to Cody Parkey...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick
Even though there’s been a change atop the quarterback leaderboard, Aaron Rodgers maintains his spot atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 14. Andrew Luck tossed a season-best five touchdown passes against...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Cardinals are dealing with many key injuries following Sunday's 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. The Cardinals watched safety Tyrann Mathieu (thumb), right guard Paul Fanaika (ankle) and...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL will not issue any discipline to five St. Louis Rams players who displayed a show of support to the protesters in nearby Ferguson, Missouri prior to Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. As...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Brian Hoyer or Johnny Manziel? Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't ready to make that decision just yet. Pettine said Monday he'll announce on Wednesday who will start at quarterback for this Sunday...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger's shoulder injury is not believed to be serious, head coach Ken Whisenhunt told reporters on Monday. The Titans are hopeful he'll be able to play Sunday...
Athlon Sports
3 months 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 13 of the NFL season. 1Houston defensive end J.J. Watt became...
Corby Yarbrough
3 months ago
Ryan Tannehill
The Miami Dolphins look to stay in the thick of the AFC playoff hunt when they take on the New York Jets on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Dolphins (6-5) need a win to not only keep pace with the AFC East-leading Patriots (9-...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
A potential Super Bowl XLIX preview pits Tom Brady’s New England Patriots (9-2) against Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers (8-3) this afternoon on CBS in the first matchup between these two QB legends. Rodgers has been nearly unstoppable...
Rob Doster
3 months ago
Jamaal Charles
The Kansas City Chiefs will try and tighten up the AFC West race when they host the Denver Broncos tonight on NBC. The Chiefs (7-4) trail the Broncos (8-3) by a game in the win column, but two in divisional play (1-2 vs. 3-0), so a victory tonight...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Larry Fitzgerald
Arizona and Atlanta both have some banged up targets entering their Week 13 matchup. Will the Cardinals or Falcons or any other team in action be shorthanded in their wide receiver corps this week?   Roddy White, WR, Atlanta Falcons at...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Andre Ellington
A generous Atlanta defense may be just what Arizona needs to get its top running back going in Week 13. Elsewhere, New Orleans’ backfield should be well stocked this week, Denver’s has become more of a one-man show recently and Oakland...
Mark Ross
3 months ago

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