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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?

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

Which new QB had the best debut in Week 1?
College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

Quarterback play is always under the spotlight for all 128 college football teams. Some programs – Clemson (Deshaun Watson) and Ohio State (J.T. Barrett) – entered 2016 with no uncertainty under center. However, there was no shortage of teams opening the year with question marks or the possibility of the quarterback battle extending into the season.

College Football's Most Underrated Performances from Week 1

Highlighting some of the under-the-radar Week 1 performances.
College Football's Most Underrated Performances from Week 1

Week 1 of the 2016 college football season produced several big-time performances. Freshmen quarterbacks Deondre Francois (Florida State), Shane Buechele (Texas) and Jalen Hurts (Alabama) lived up to the hype in their first game.

College Football Podcast: The Week 1 Recap

The team breaks down the greatest opening weekend in college football history.
College Football Podcast: The Week 1 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:

 

- So, I guess it really was the greatest weekend in college football history. Houston was the biggest surprise and the biggest winner in Week 1. But how does it change the way we view Oklahoma?

 

NFL 2016 Regular and Postseason Predictions

Can Cam Newton and the Panthers get back to the Super Bowl? Athlon's NFL experts make their division-by-division and playoff picks.
NFL 2016 Regular and Postseason Predictions

The NFL is finally ready to return to the field after more than seven months, and appropriately enough, it all starts with a rematch of the game that ended last season. Denver looks considerably different than the team that defeated Carolina 24-10 back on Feb. 7 to win Super Bowl 50.

 

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