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Week 2 2016 NFL Picks: Challenge Athlon Sports Experts!

Think you can beat our writers and editors? Put your picks to the test
Week 2 2016 NFL Picks: Challenge Athlon Sports Experts!

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 chance to compete with your friends and our experts each week.

 

First Two Weeks of 2016 Season Have Already Showcased Everything We Love About College Football

Just two weeks in and this season has already offered a little bit of everything... and then some
First Two Weeks of 2016 Season Have Already Showcased Everything We Love About College Football

After eight months of anticipating the start of the 2016 college football season, the sport has already once again proved to be worth the agonizing wait.

 

New Faces Will Shape UCLA Defense

Injuries along the front line put new Bruins in the spotlight for Jim Mora's team
New Faces Will Shape UCLA Defense

PASADENA, Calif. — Linebacker Kenny Young let the most subtle of smiles crack when discussing his first career sack, made in UCLA's 42-21 win over UNLV. 

 

College Football Podcast: The Week 2 Recap

Tennessee had a huge win over Virginia Tech in Week 2.
College Football Podcast: The Week 2 Recap

Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and the guys break down the historic weekend. Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox recap:

 

- Central Michigan beat Oklahoma State in the final play. But should the play have counted? Should we change either the loss of down rule or change the outcome of the game?

 

College Football's Top 25 Logos in 2016

Who has the best logo in the FBS ranks of college football?
College Football's Top 25 Logos in 2016

Logos don’t draw the same attention or excitement as uniforms but they are an inextricable part of each team’s brand that can be recognized around the world.

 

Just ask the New York Yankees. Or the Dallas Cowboys. Or the Chicago Bulls.

 

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction

The Steelers and Redskins open the first Monday night of the season
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction 2016

The 47th season of Monday Night Football begins with the Pittsburgh Steelers traveling to the nation’s capital for a matchup against the Washington Redskins. This is just the third meeting between these two teams since the 2008 season, and the recent trend in this series has favored Pittsburgh.

College Football Week 2 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 2 action.
College Football Week 2 Awards

On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint.

Arkansas Razorbacks vs. TCU Horned Frogs Preview and Prediction

The Razorbacks and Horned Frogs meet on Saturday night.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. TCU Horned Frogs Preview and Prediction 2016

An old Southwest Conference rivalry will be renewed on Saturday night, as former league mates Arkansas and TCU meet for the first time since 1991. These two programs have traveled an interesting path since their SWC days.

Tennessee Volunteers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview and Prediction

The Volunteers and Hokies meet at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
Tennessee Volunteers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview and Prediction 2016

Bristol Motor Speedway is known as the world’s fastest half-mile track, but on Saturday night, the scene shifts from NASCAR to college football as Tennessee and Virginia Tech meet for the first time since 2009 in a unique setup.

College Football Podcast: The Week 2 Preview

Will Week 2 be the worst week of college football all season?
College Football Podcast: The Week 2 Preview

Week 2 doesn't look like a great weekend of college football but the guys break down all of the intigue.

 

- Why did college football schedule all of the best games this week in the same time slot? Dammit!

 

- Penn State and Pitt highlight the early slate so why is James Franklin downplaying the game so much?

 

- There are some interesting conference games in the SEC and ACC for coaches who need wins badly.

 

- How huge is Arkansas' trip to TCU for both programs and coaching staffs?

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