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Matt Forté
DeMarco Murray, the NFL’s leading rusher by a wide margin, leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 7, but he’s not the only one getting the job done. Even though Matt Forté is just seventh in the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Julius Thomas
The NFL’s best tight end may be sidelined for a little longer, but there’s no slowing down the one who checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 7. Julius Thomas not only leads his position...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ndamukong Suh
Seattle’s DST hasn’t been all that productive from a fantasy standpoint, but it’s the Seahawks’ reputation and matchup that has the defending Super Bowl champions leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Stephen Gostkowski
Order has seemingly been restored when it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 7. Not only is Stephen Gostkowski No. 1 among kickers in fantasy scoring, he also led his position in points for Weeks 6 and 7. New...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Victor Cruz
The scene seems to be played out over and over every week, and there’s simply no way to avoid it. A player takes a wrong step, a big hit, or is simply running. Then he drops to the ground in pain. Fans lose a star player to cheer for....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants officially placed Victor Cruz on injured reserve after the star wide receiver underwent surgery Monday to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. In a related move, the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno was placed on injured reserve Tuesday because of an ACL injury. The free agent acquisition from Denver played just three games in his first season with the Dolphins...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jerry Jones’ birthday party came a few hours early this season. The Dallas Cowboys owner, president and general manager turned 72 on Monday, Oct. 13, but the festivities got cranked up Sunday afternoon when the Cowboys upset the reigning...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Rueben Randle
The injury situation got worse this past Sunday, as the list of key fantasy football players who won’t play in Week 7 only got longer. Victor Cruz and Stevan Ridley are the latest to watch their seasons come to an early end, while A.J. Green...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Victor Cruz
The New York Giants not only lost 27-0 to NFC East rival Philadelphia on Sunday, they also lost wide receiver Victor Cruz for the rest of the season to a torn patellar tendon. Cruz, the team’s leading receiver each of the past three seasons,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Frank Gore
Three is the magic number for tonight’s NFC West tilt between San Francisco and St. Louis on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The 49ers (3-2) are trying to extend their winning streak to three games, while the Rams (1-3) are...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
New Orleans is set to return from its bye this week, but the Saints look like they will be without All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham a little longer. Graham sprained his shoulder two weeks ago against Tampa Bay and even with a week off to recover,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
JJ Watt
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of measuring performance and marking milestones in the NFL. With that in mind, Athlon Sports rounded up the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from Week 6 of the NFL season. 1Houston...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Eli Manning
Control of the NFC East is on the line tonight when New York and Philadelphia get together at Lincoln Financial Field on NBC. The Giants (3-2) have won three in a row while the Eagles (4-1) are a perfect 3-0 at home. Whichever team wins tonight...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tony Romo
Tony Romo returns to the scene of the crime, as his surprising Dallas Cowboys face the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks Sunday afternoon on FOX. Although Jan. 6, 2007, seems like another lifetime ago in NFL years, the memory of Romo...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Tom Brady
A future Hall of Fame quarterback is dealing with an ankle injury, while a rookie signal-caller is expected back for Week 6. Here are those and some other quarterback injuries you need to know about. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Minnesota Vikings vs...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Knowshon Moreno
Miami’s backfield should be back at full strength for the first time in several weeks while Detroit’s looks to be a little shorthanded for its Week 6 game. Those aren’t the only running back injuries Athlon Sports is tracking for...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andre Ellington
A couple of top running backs will sit Week 6 out. Are there any other key fantasy ball-carriers that may not play this week? Zac Stacy, RB, St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers (Mon.)Probable – CalfStacy left last week’s loss to...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
After trying to play through an ankle injury, Calvin Johnson isn’t expected to be on the field for the Lions in Week 6. Megatron isn’t the only notable fantasy wide receiver on Athlon Sports’ injury radar this week either. ...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Week 6 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Vernon Davis
Two top tight ends are Questionable for their Week 6 matchup. Find out which one has a better chance of playing and the latest information on some other key TE injuries. Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers at Cincinnati BengalsQuestionable...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
The Bengals and Jets are two teams that may be without their No. 1 wide receivers for their Week 6 games. And those are just two of the injury storylines Athlon Sports is keeping an eye on at the wide receiver position today. Mike Evans and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
Tonight’s divisional clash between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans pits the top two players in the AFC South against each other in prime time on CBS/NFL Network. Indianapolis (3-2) signal-caller Andrew Luck and Houston (3-2) pass-...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning returned to his customary spot of leading scorer last week, which is why he reclaims his position atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 6. Manning threw for 479 yards and four touchdowns (along with...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Branden Oliver
Once again, injuries have caused quite a bit of shuffling to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 6. Montee Ball, Rashad Jennings, Zac Stacy, Reggie Bush and Donald Brown were among those who got hurt last week,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Demaryius Thomas
When it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 6, the most important name may be one that’s not listed. Calvin Johnson has been a shell of his normal self the past two games, totaling just three catches...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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