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There's no rest for a pair of weary and discouraged AFC East teams this week, as the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins look to bounce back tonight on the NFL Network. Both the Bills (5-4) and Dolphins (5-4) suffered disappointing, largely self-...
Rob Doster
2 months ago
Calvin Johnson may not be No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 11, but he’s not that far off either. After missing three games with an ankle injury, Megatron was back to his old tricks last week,...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers needed just one half to put up the most fantasy points last week, so it’s only fitting that he lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 11. Rodgers tossed six touchdown passes against a...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Adam Vinatieri
When it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 11, look no further than the Sunday night matchup. The Colts play host to the Patriots in prime time and Andrew Luck vs. Tom Brady won’t be the only fantasy...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Patrick Peterson
Jacksonville doesn’t play this week, so for once the Jaguars don’t factor into Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 11. Instead, our top billing goes to Miami, the DST that has scored the most...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
With both big bye weeks a distant memory, the upper tier of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 11 looks a lot like many expected it would entering this season. An argument could be made when it comes to the first two...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Patrick Willis on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The seven-time Pro Bowler will undergo surgery on his strained left big toe, according to multiple reports...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Cardinals placed quarterback Carson Palmer on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The move comes one day after Cards coach Bruce Arians confirmed Palmer tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears released Santonio Holmes on Tuesday to end the former Super Bowl MVP's unproductive nine-game stint with the team. Holmes signed a one-year contract with the Bears in August to...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Fred Jackson
The fantasy football season has entered the home stretch with Week 11 on the horizon. The fantasy playoffs will begin in a few weeks, which means these next few games could make or break many a season. Reinforcements are on the way now that the two...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Chip Kelly
A matchup of defending divisional champions will put a bow on Week 10 in the NFL when the Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles face off on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Eagles (6-2) once again are positioned near the...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Amazing NFL Stats from Week 10 2014
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter. Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the old eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Corby Yarbrough
2 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
The NFL’s longest-running rivalry takes center stage tonight when the Chicago Bears take on the Green Bay Packers on NBC. Both teams are coming out of their bye having lost their last game, but the Bears (3-5) are in a bigger funk than the...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Frank Gore
Both San Francisco and New Orleans have running backs who appear on the injury report for Week 10. Find out if any 49er or Saint ball carrier is in danger of missing today’s matchup and how the Buccaneers’ backfield is shaping up for...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Martellus Bennett
New Orleans’ All-Pro tight end is ready to roll in Week 10, but the same can’t be said of Chicago’s big target. Athlon Sports gets you up to date on the key tight ends that appeared on this week’s injury report. Jimmy...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Tony Romo
Week 10 should mark the return of one NFC East quarterback and the debut of a new starting signal-caller in the division. Whether it’s London or Green Bay, Athlon Sports has the QB injuries you need to know about.  Aaron Rodgers, QB...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Calvin Johnson
Week 10 marks the return of Calvin Johnson to the Lions’ starting lineup, but the outlook isn’t as promising for some other key wide receivers. Athlon Sports has the latest information on whether some teams will be without their top...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Marshawn Lynch
Even though there are just three late afternoon kickoffs in Week 10, there are plenty of key running back injuries to keep an eye on. Here are the ones you need to know about. Montee Ball and Juwan Thompson, RBs, Denver Broncos at Oakland...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Fred Jackson
Both Buffalo’s and Miami’s top running backs are Questionable for their Week 10 game, while Detroit’s backfield should be at full strength. Athlon Sports has the latest news on these injury situations to help get your fantasy team...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Fantasy Football Value Picks, Bargains and Sleepers for Week 10
We all would like to budget wisely, and it's no different in daily or weekly fantasy football. If you are playing in a salary capped game at either FanDuel or DraftKings, here are a few value plays and bargains at the quarterback, running...
Corby Yarbrough
2 months ago
The Philadelphia Eagles were off to their best start in years and sitting atop a surprisingly competitive NFC East when the absolute worst thing happened to them that could happen to a football team. They lost Nick Foles, their starting quarterback...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Andy Dalton
Tonight’s battle for Buckeye State supremacy is by far the most nationally relevant matchup between the Cleveland Browns (5-3) and Cincinnati Bengals (5-2-1) since the expansion Browns returned to the league in 1999 and will be must-see TV on...
Rob Doster
2 months ago
Andre Ellington
DeMarco Murray saw his record streak of 100-yard games come to an end, but the NFL’s leading rusher retains his position atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 10. The Cowboys are in London to face the...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Tom Brady won his most recent head-to-head showdown with Peyton Manning, but that’s not enough to knock the reigning MVP from his spot atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 10. For one, Brady is on bye this...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Steven Hauschka
The numbers may not jump out, but Seattle’s Steven Hauschka remains a reliable starting fantasy option, as he checks in near the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 10. Hauschka is currently 10th among...
Mark Ross
2 months ago

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