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DeAndre Hopkins
Several wide receivers and tight ends put together monster performances for their fantasy owners last week, while some high-profile players didn’t fare as well. What does Week 7 hold? Before we get to that let’s see, how my start/sit...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Allen Hurns
It’s become a trend, but once again Week 6 in daily fantasy football for FanDuel and DraftKings was a mixed bag. With plays such as Sammie Coates, who served as a useless decoy, and Will Fuller (active, but did not get on the field Sunday...
Chris Meyers
1 month ago
Geno Smith
It's time for your NFL Sunday fade material. When you go winless two straight weeks, then the picks you put up turn to mush. I have to stop trying to beat Dallas and Atlanta because they are just better then I think they are. The good...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Aaron Rodgers
When the NFL schedule was revealed, the Packers’ was about as quirky as could be: Green Bay opened with two on the road, then returned home for four in a row with a Week 4 bye mixed in. That stretch ends tonight against the Bears, and then...
John Gworek
1 month ago
After losing to San Diego last Thursday night, the Denver Broncos are going to be home, which is enough reason in itself to like the chances of a fantasy-pleasing, bounce-back showing from their defense/special teams. On top of that, the opponent...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Cairo Santos
Depending on league scoring, Adam Vinatieri is the leader in terms of fantasy points for kickers. The wily old veteran has made five field goals from 50 yards and out, two more than any other kicker in the league. He's made six field goals from...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
David Johnson
Last week was a great one for fantasy running backs as guys like LeSean McCoy, David Johnson and Lamar Miller (finally!) put up big numbers. But that was somewhat due to the fact that several of the elite starting options had great matchups....
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Rob Gronkowski
It took longer than his fantasy owners were hoping, but Rob Gronkowski is back atop the tight end rankings for Week 7. He might not even be 100 percent healthy, but all Gronk needs is Tom Brady, although that touchdown spike had to feel awfully...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago
Antonio Brown
After what seemed to be a decent streak of relatively injury-free weeks, fantasy owners are faced with processing a whole new batch of aches, pains and health-related developments. Wednesday alone brought news of a setback for Doug Martin (...
Chris Meyers
1 month ago
Mike Evans
There has already been a slew of injury-related news this week that fantasy owners have had to process, but for the most part, the wide receiver position remains relatively healthy. Yet the loss of players such as Vincent Jackson (ACL) and, most...
Chris Meyers
1 month ago
Matt Ryan
After Week 6, fantasy owners can gingerly say Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan is matchup-proof, which is one of the reasons he leads of this week’s positional rankings  Against the vaunted Seahawks defense (in Seattle no less), Ryan threw...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
David Johnson
While one of the most intriguing games of the Week 7 slate in the NFL may have lost some of its luster, it’s still an important matchup and not the only one worth paying attention to. The New England-Pittsburgh showdown that everyone was...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The NFL is in full swing, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the...
John Gworek
1 month ago
Rex Ryan
Major injuries, some wild finishes and more than a handful of controversial calls highlighted a very interesting Week 6 in the NFL. As the result of some surprising wins and even a few close losses, there’s been a little shuffling in the...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Todd Gurley
There seemed to be more of the same in Week 6 for several of the fantasy-relevant players who have been mentioned in this space over the past few weeks. C.J. Anderson and Alshon Jeffery continued to have sub-par fantasy performances for their...
Chris Meyers
1 month ago
With two teams on a bye again for Week 7, fantasy owners will be looking for bench depth more than bye week fill-ins. The Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers are off, and those two teams feature plenty of fantasy-relevant players.   Knock...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
The 2-3 Arizona Cardinals have not had the season they envisioned prior to kicking off their 2016 campaign. However, a solid 33-21 victory over the 49ers last week should provide some much-needed momentum tonight as they host the New York Jets on...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Andrew Luck
The focus on Sunday night heads to the AFC South as a pair of preseason favorites in the division meet with first place in the standings on the line.   Houston has been downright dismal on the road this year and is coming off a lackluster...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Two of the most successful franchises in the league clash again in a marquee afternoon matchup that pits the streaking Dallas Cowboys against a Green Bay Packers team that was a trendy preseason pick to win it all. Each squad has suffered just...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Julio Jones
This Sunday at CenturyLink Field, fans will be treated to a potential playoff preview as the Seattle Seahawks will battle the Atlanta Falcons. It’s a game that has a little of everything, including productive and explosive offenses thanks...
Scott Whittum
1 month ago
For the second straight week, the Oakland Raiders will host an AFC West opponent, but this week it will be the Kansas City Chiefs that will come to the Oakland Coliseum.   Last Sunday, the Raiders edged out the San Diego Chargers 34-31...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Dez Bryant
It should come as no surprise that by Week 6, fantasy owners have lots of players who are banged up and injured. The key is which of those on the injury report will end up playing and whether or not you should put them in your starting lineup....
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Rob Gronkowski
There are quite a few tight ends on the injury report entering Week 6, but with four teams coming back from a bye, there should be plenty of fill-in options should a fantasy replacement be needed. The big injury news at the positon this week was...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
Jonathan Stewart
The goods new for fantasy owners in Week 6 is that four teams are back in action, which means there are more players to choose from compared to last week. The bad news is that this means the injury report is longer than last week as there are quite...
Sarah Lewis
1 month ago
DeMarco Murray
Le’Veon Bell may have grabbed the spotlight when he returned in Week 4, but he and every other running back are looking up at David Johnson when it comes to fantasy scoring. Last week’s No. 1 option, Johnson delivered in a big way,...
Michael Horvath
1 month ago

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