NFL Articles

You have the first pick in your fantasy football draft and you are on the clock. Who are you taking? Peyton Manning may have lapped the field in fantasy scoring after his record-breaking season, but does that mean you should take him with...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
In the 2014 edition of Athlon Sports’ Pro Football preview, we called on Ourlads Scouting Services to rank the NFL’s best at every position on the field. When it comes to determining who is the best quarterback, running back, wide...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Even though the Denver Broncos lost Super Bowl XLVIII to the Seattle Seahawks, they still set the single-season record for points scored (606). This, of course, was fueled in large part by Peyton Manning’s record 5,477 yards passing and 55...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Oakland Raiders
The NFL is like any other sport in that not everything goes according to plan. And while mix ups on play calls, botched handoffs, dropped passes and special teams breakdowns are just part of the game, there are often other things that occur, both...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jamaal Charles
NFL training camps don't open until later this month, but it's never too early to look ahead to the upcoming season of fantasy football. Twelve Athlon editors and fantasy contributors did just that in early May. Keep in mind that since...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The start of NFL training camps is still several weeks away and the 2014 regular season won’t kick off until September, but for all intents and purposes, America’s game has become a year-round sport. So to help whet your appetite...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Colin Kaepernick
As far as headlines go, that one is a doozy, right? However, the San Francisco 49ers made it all possible by making fourth-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick the highest paid signal-caller in the NFL this week. This, for a guy who has made 23...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Washington Redskins
Matthew McConaughey doesn’t look like he cares. Daniel Snyder certainly appears to have no cause for concern. Robert Griffin III doesn’t have time to worry. And I don’t really care either. But, the thing is, it really isn...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
C.J. Mosley
Four rookies went to the Pro Bowl in 2013. Three played on offense and they all were from the NFC North — the Packers' Eddie Lacy, the Bears’ Kyle Long and Vikings’ Cordarrelle Patterson. The lone defensive Pro Bowler was San...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Four rookies went to the Pro Bowl in 2013. Three played on offense and they all were from the NFC North — the Packers' Eddie Lacy, the Bears’ Kyle Long and Vikings’ Cordarrelle Patterson. The lone defensive Pro Bowler was San...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
If Team USA feels good about its chances at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it's in no small part due to a 6'3", tattooed brick wall named Tim Howard.Since 2010, the New Jersey native has been Team USA’s starting goalkeeper,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
 Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez was indicted today for the murder of two men in July 2012, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. The indictment stems from the alleged murders of Daniel de Abreu...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Kurt Warner
A total of 256 players heard their names called during the 2014 NFL Draft, but that doesn’t mean they will be the only ones joining the professional ranks. Every team signs a number of undrafted free agents after Mr. Irrelevant is announced...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Marcus Mariota
The ink literally isn’t dry on the 2014 NFL Draft since most of the newest members of the NFL haven’t even signed contracts yet.So it’s a perfect time to start looking ahead to this fall and the subsequent 2015 NFL Draft.Compared...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
From the moment Roger Goodell was first booed, the 2014 NFL Draft was everything fans expected and/or didn’t expect. As usual, trades, tears and tacky suits dominated the first round. But there were a few wild and crazy moments of note from...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Gabe Jackson
The first round of the 2014 NFL Draft is in the books. The action was furious and unpredictable and extremely entertaining for fans. Johnny Manziel is now a Brown after Cleveland finally took the Texas A&M quarterback with their third trade of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Sammy Watkins
The NFL Draft started back in 1936, a time when there was no media coverage and nine rounds of selections.  That year, only 24 of the 81 drafted players opted to sign contracts and play in the National Football League.  The draft has...
Evan Buhler
2 years ago
Stanford Cardinal
David Bakhtiari was the 109th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.The left tackle out of Colorado was the ninth offensive tackle taken in the NFL Draft a year ago and all he did was start 16 games as a rookie protecting Aaron Rodgers' blind side...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
 Johnny Manziel
The Houston Texans hold the No. 1 pick and need a quarterback. A billboard in Houston — “Keep Johnny Football in Texas” — makes it clear which quarterback Texans fans want.Johnny Manziel played his college ball only 98 miles...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Dallas Cowboys
Don’t believe anything you hear. Not at this time of the year. Not when it comes to the NFL Draft.Well, except for one voice. Before the NFL Draft each season, 31 NFL front offices are posturing, smoke-screening and undermining their way into...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Houston Texans
The Texans are in a great position.Houston has a roster that won the division and went to the playoffs just two seasons ago. It has the hot new quarterback guru running the ship now with new head coach Bill O’Brien. And it owns the No. 1...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 30 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in blockbusters...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 30 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in blockbusters...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jeremy Hill
The running back is going the way of the dodo bird. The proliferation of the spread offense and pass-happy systems has all but eliminated the feature back from NFL game plans.In 2003, 13 NFL players carried the ball more than 300 times and 18...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Teddy Bridgewater
To win a Super Bowl, a team must play defense, must be able to run the ball in short yardage situations but, above all else, must have a good quarterback.It’s why 13 of the last 16 NFL drafts have begun with a team selecting a signal-caller...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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