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For many, the 2014 season is over — or almost over, at least. Whatever playoff hopes some teams harbored have long disappeared in the mist of yet another disappointing season. Some teams underachieved. Some are just bad. For some, it...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Robert Quinn
The surging St. Louis Rams (7-6) welcome an Arizona Cardinals (10-3) team that shook off two straight tough losses to post a key win over Kansas City in Week 14. Basically, both of these long-suffering franchises are merely happy to be playing...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Matt Ryan
Andrew Luck is the leading fantasy scorer and he leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 15, but it’s the signal-callers from the NFC South that have our attention. Matt Ryan tossed four touchdowns and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Le'Veon Bell
Le’Veon Bell is on a historic run right now, so it’s only fitting that he lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 15. Bell has gone over 200 yards from scrimmage in three straight games; something...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Julio Jones
Julio Jones set the pace last week, but even his record-setting performance wasn’t enough to knock Antonio Brown from atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 15. Jones was unstoppable on Monday night against...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
It’s been a slow couple of games for Jimmy Graham, but it’s going to take a lot more to knock him from his lofty perch on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 15. Graham has a total of three catches in his...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Robert Quinn
The St. Louis Rams have posted back-to-back shutouts, an impressive performance that earns them a spot near the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 15. The Rams haven’t given up a point in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adam Vinatieri
Adam Vinatieri has yet to miss a kick this season, which is a good enough reason by itself to have him lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 15. Vinatieri will turn 42 years old later this month and is on the verge...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Manziel will make his first NFL start when the Cleveland Browns host the Cincinnati Bengals this Sunday, head coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday. Manziel, one of Cleveland's two first-round picks in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is in fair condition at a Charlotte hospital after being involved in a two-car accident on Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers later announced that Newton suffered two...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The season is officially over for Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, as the club placed him on injured reserve Tuesday. The 24-year-old has been sidelined since undergoing knee surgery on Oct....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans signed veteran offensive lineman Jamon Meredith and placed cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday. Wreh-Wilson suffered a dislocated shoulder in...
Athlon Sports
1 year 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 14 of the NFL season. 51Peyton Manning's 51-game streak of...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
Week 14 wraps up with a battle of division leaders, as the Atlanta Falcons will take on the Green Bay Packers on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Despite a 5-7 record the Falcons are leading the NFC South over the Saints (5-8...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
The Buffalo Bills will try and improve their playoff standing when they take on the Denver Broncos this afternoon on CBS. The Bills (7-5) have three teams ahead of them in the AFC Wild Card pecking order while the Broncos (9-3) have an outside shot...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
LeSean McCoy
Playoff positioning will be at stake when the Seattle Seahawks and Philadelphia Eagles get together this afternoon on FOX. The Seahawks (8-4) are one game behind the Cardinals for the lead in the NFC West and currently maintain a slight edge over...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andy Dalton
The AFC North race takes center stage this afternoon when the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals get together on CBS. The Bengals (8-3-1) currently lead the NFL’s most competitive division, with the Steelers (7-5) falling in between...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ryan Tannehill
It’s only Week 14, but in many ways this matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins on CBS may as well be viewed as a playoff-elimination game in the AFC. The Dolphins and Ravens both enter today’s game at 7-5, part of a...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
The reigning kings of December will collide in Qualcomm Stadium, as the New England Patriots and San Diego Chargers will face off tonight on NBC. Tom Brady and Philip Rivers rival Santa Claus for ownership of this month; they have a combined...
Rob Doster
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago
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
1 year ago

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