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We 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're looking at who the 50th-best...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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We 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're looking at who the 50th-best...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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We 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're looking at who the 50th-best...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
NFL
We 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're looking at who the 50th-best...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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by Nathan Rush It’s time for the Dallas Cowboys to look in the mirror and be honest: Tony Romo is the problem. Life was simpler when Jessica Simpson was the jersey-chasing scapegoat in Dallas. Or when Wade Phillips was on the sideline wearing...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The New England Patriots have had a history of mixing and matching running backs. That trend was cemented by the fact that Bill Belichick drafted Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. So the Patriots entered...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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In the wake of Sunday night's disheartening 34-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan promised at least one change in their offensive game plan — a recommitment to the running game. In other words, "Ground & Pound" is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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— by Mark Ross This just in: the NFL has become a pass-happy league. And while that may not seem like breaking news, a closer look at early-season numbers tell the story. The first four weeks of the season featured the four highest single-week...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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NFL Fantasy owners are constantly in search of help at the running back position. And with the bye weeks here for the next two months, Washington Redskins' running back Ryan Torain makes a great addition to any fantasy roster. Especially, those...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne is getting a second opinion on a season-ending shoulder injury. While the Dolphins await the results of more tests on Henne's left shoulder, head coach Tony Sparano is looking for a replacement during the bye...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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by Nathan Rush Finally healthy, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is leading the race for Comeback Player of the Year by leading Detroit on a series of comebacks. It looks like the Lions have finally found Bobby Layne’s replacement. And...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) The Washington Redskins' tight end Chris Cooley has had some interesting things to say about Dallas Cowboys' quarterback Tony Romo this week after watching Dallas blow another fourth-quarter lead to...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) have struggled out of the gate this NFL season, thanks in large part to injuries. And while Ben Roethlisberger (sprained foot) and Rashard Mendenhall (hamstring) grab most of the headlines, the Steelers' defense has...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Uh-oh Chicago fans; it looks like another Jay Cutler uproar could be blowing through the Windy City this week. The controversial quarterback and reality show “star” Kristin Cavallari called off their engagement in July, but his presence in Los...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Curtis Painter made his first career NFL start at quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And while he didn't lead the Colts to victory, he did play fairly well, completing 13-of-30 pass attempts...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Tampa Bay Buccaneers tailback LeGarrette Blount has taken an interesting path to his starting job as an NFL running back. The 188-mile journey from Taylor County High School in Perry, Florida to...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) One lucky NFL team is going to "acquire" the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft and land the surest quarterback prospect in decades. Unfortunately, in order to draft Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, one...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 5 may be one-week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on to stash on your roster if you have the space....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP broke out his title belt celebration six times during a 49–23 blowout of the Broncos. Accounting for a half-dozen TDs during the rout, Rodgers completed 29-of-38 (76.3 percent) passes for a...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The Detroit Lions are 4-0 for the first time in 31 years thanks to a huge comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. The Lions and the Green Bay Packers are the NFL's lone remaining undefeated teams, and like the defending Super Bowl...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Non-contact injuries are often the worst ones. That was the feeling in Houston yesterday when Texans All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson fell untouched to the Reliant Stadium turf. Many speculated that it could be a knee injury – which would...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Is there any doubt who the best player in the NFL is today? There shouldn’t be after another Playstation performance on Sunday afternoon from Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay quarterback became the first...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Rob Doster Last week in this space, I bragged about how the Buffalo Bills had posted consecutive comebacks of 18 points or more. Well, the Detroit Lions make the Bills look like frontrunners. After yesterday’s stunning comeback from a 27–3...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 4, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Lions (3-0) at Cowboys (2-1) Is it Thanksgiving already...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago

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