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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
3 years ago
Tim Tebow might be bad, but Josh McDaniels’ tenure with the Broncos was much, much worse. The only reason to think Tim Tebow is anything other than awful is because you want to. Those are the paraphrased words of Bomani Jones, ESPN...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
It is Week 9, the fifth week of bye weeks, and some big names go on vacation this weekend. You need to find someone on the waiver wire to step in and hold down the fort for a week, or maybe more in some cases. WEEK 9 BYES: Carolina, Detroit,...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles Philly improved its record to 13–0 following a bye week under coach Andy Reid, with a 34–7 statement win over NFC East rival Dallas under the lights on Sunday night. “Shady” led the way, with 30 carries for a career-high...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Here's a little perspective for all the Tim Tebow haters out there, John Elway included: In Elway's fifth career start, he was 4-of-10 passing for 36 yards and no touchdowns, and he threw a pick-six before being yanked in favor of Steve DeBerg in...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Seven weeks into the NFL season, there are 22 teams with a record of .500 or better, which means they can claim to be in the thick of the playoff race as the NFL season nears its halfway point. But none of them are in the most interesting race –...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall ( @AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports NFL Fantasy Week 8 Rankings NFL Bye Weeks: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, NY Jets, Oakland, Tampa Bay Start These Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh (New England) Despite...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 8, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Patriots (5-1) at Steelers (5-2) After this week’s Bibi...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
Fred Jackson is the No. 1 running back in fantasy football right now. We all expected that, right? No, when we all drafted in August we thought it may be a nightmare of sorts with last year’s first-round pick, C.J. Spiller, at least getting...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush The Oakland Raiders did not overpay for Carson Palmer — they made the right move by trading for him. Forget the 8-for-21, 116-yard, three-INT, one-pick-six performance in the second half of a 28–0 loss to the archrival Kansas...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
It is Week 8, the fourth week of bye weeks, and some big names go on vacation this weekend, so run to the waiver wire for some much needed help. You need someone to step in and hold down the fort for a week, or maybe more in some cases. WEEK 8...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Chris Johnson, the once speedy Tennessee Titans running back used to be a game breaker. Then, this offseason, he signed a giant new contract. And something seems different. He doesn't have that same explosiveness he used to. And he's definitely...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
It's not what he envisioned, back when John Elway was snatching AFC Championships away from him. But Marty Schottenheimer is finally a champion. In front of 14,172 fans at something called the Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Schottenheimer's...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Peyton Manning and the Colts: Where Did It Go Wrong? This article originally appeared in Athlon Sports' monthly. Available in newspapers nationwide. Of all the jobs in this country that pay six figures, it’s hard to imagine one with less...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
DeMarco Murray, RB, Cowboys The Rangers beat the Cardinals 4–0 in Game 4 of the World Series. The real home run hitter of the day was Murray, who took 25 carries for a franchise-record 253 yards and a 91-yard TD, the second-longest run in the...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
The Indianapolis Colts are taking this "Suck for Luck" thing to Mt. Everest-style heights. Indy put on perhaps the worst performance by an NFL team since the expansion-era Bucs, showing that they're fully prepared to stage a season-long tickle-...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush Superman saved the day again. Tim Tebow led the Denver Broncos to an 18–15 overtime win over the Miami Dolphins. With Urban Meyer watching on the sideline and a sea of blue No. 15 jerseys — both Broncos and Florida Gators — in...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
A look at every game on the schedule, along with a consensus pick of Athlon’s editors. Chargers (4-1) at Jets (3-3) On the surface, New York’s split stats are telling — the Jets are 3–0 at home, 0–3 on the road. But this will be the first team...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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