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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Week 2 of the 2012 NFL season is here, which means it's time to get those fantasy lineups in order for this weekend’s action. Just like the 16 NFL teams that lost in Week 1, there’s still plenty of time to right the ship if your fantasy team is 0...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Green Bay wide receiver Greg Jennings is officially listed as Doubtful for Thursday night’s game against Chicago. The Packer, who is dealing with a groin injury, is said to have a “50-50” chance of playing in this NFC North clash against the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
NFL Week 2 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Bears (1-0) at Packers (0-1) Titletown was stunned by the 49ers in the opener. The Packers must regroup in a hurry, with the Bears coming to town for a Thursday night...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The Thursday night game will feature the NFL’s oldest rivalry, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Chicago Bears at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. These two NFC North foes had very different experiences in their openers, as the Bears easily...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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
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
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
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
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
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
The book on rookie quarterbacks in the NFL was a pretty simple one. They were always expected to struggle, especially in the opening games of their careers. Great ones like John Elway and Troy Aikman have talked about how unprepared they were for...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Throughout the 2012 NFL season, Athlon Sports will tackle the hot issues on and off the gridiron with our our editors and other pigksin experts. Q: New York Giants, Green Bay Packers or New Orleans Saints: Which 0-1 Team is in the Most Trouble...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Peyton Manning played his first meaningful game since Jan. 8, 2011. But even after missing an entire season, enduring four neck surgeries and switching teams during the offseason, the four-time...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The first week of NFL action is in the books and many fantasy football owners are already looking to the waiver wire. We're here to help. The players listed in Athlon Sports’ weekly fantasy football waiver wire may be one-week adds, some may be...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Some of the world's greatest athletes weren't just one-sport players; instead, they excelled in two (and sometimes in several). Of course, some athletes probably should have stuck with their main sport. Here's a look at the top 30 two-sport...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Rookie quarterbacks were the headliners of Week 1 — quick summary: Robert Griffin III was great, Andrew Luck didn’t suck, Brandon Weeden was worse than imagined — but they were far from the only storyline of a wild, wonderful opening weekend....
Rob Doster
2 years ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each and every 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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