Fantasy Articles

Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 15: Kenyan Drake
For most fantasy football leagues, this is semifinals week. And if you’re fortunate enough to still be playing, this isn’t the time to get cute. You need to start your studs. You need to play the guys that brought you to the dance....
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 15: Jordy Nelson
Most fantasy teams that are still alive in the playoffs have a solid of roster wide receivers that put them in the final four of their leagues. But what if one of those wideouts’ points has been dwindling lately? Which will be affected by...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
DraftKings and FanDuel Best Lineups for Week 15: Marcus Mariota
The fantasy playoffs may be winding down, but there’s still Daily Fantasy Football (DFS) and Week 15 offers plenty of matchups to look at and exploit.   Once agian, I used some of the tools over on lineups.com/nfl again for my...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Cameron Jordan/New Orleans Saints: Defense/Special Teams Rankings Week 15
Surprising no one, the Jacksonville Jaguars are the top-ranked fantasy defense/special teams (DST) for Week 15. They survived against Seattle and now they get to face a Houston team that will likely be on its third quarterback of...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Chris Boswell: Kicker Rankings Week 15
This is the time of year that fantasy owners need to keep an eye on the weather. While kickers are prepared to kick in all weather, anyone who watched the Indianapolis/Buffalo game knows that the weather can certainly impact a team'...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Davante Adams: Flex Rankings Week 15
It’s Week 15 and if you are still coming to AthlonSports.com for fantasy positional rankings it’s mean you are one step closer to a championship! If you made it this far you likely aren’t in too much need of lineup help, or with...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger: Quarterback Rankings Week 15
After Tom Brady struggled in Week 13, he returned on Monday night to... probably cost many fantasy owners a shot at a league title. Other fantasy owners may have gotten a solid game out of Carson Wentz, only to find out that they...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Jonathan Stewart: Running Back Rankings Week 15
For most leagues, Week 15 is fantasy football semifinals week, and hopefully, your team(s) made it. For those strange leagues that play into Week 17, this is week one of the fantasy football playoffs.   Either way, hopefully your march...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
DeAndre Hopkins: Wide Receiver Rankings Week 15
Week 15 is here and if you are still in need of fantasy positional rankings, congratulations as it means you are still alive to play another week. It also means you are a win away from playing for a championship.   I myself am in the hunt...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Rob Gronkowski: Tight End Rankings Week 15
Let’s just cut to the chase – last week was a terrible one for tight ends, and their fantasy owners. Odds are if you started Jimmy Graham or Cameron Brate, you lost, which is especially rough considering it’s the fantasy...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
In Week 15, everyone is playing to win when it comes to fantasy football. It's the fantasy playoffs and it's time to put forward the best team possible. While that's not always easy (injuries can be brutal — just ask Eagles fans...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Greg Olsen
While certain players may be a set-it-and-forget-it when it comes to a starting lineup, looking at the schedule for the fantasy playoffs is important. For teams that may have a bye in Week 14, start looking ahead to Week 15.   The waiver...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Russell Wilson
Welcome to Week 14, the first week of the fantasy playoffs for many leagues. For the rest, it's likely the last week of the regular season. Either way, fantasy owners need to win.   Many of the matchups this week are tough, so start/sit...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 14: Cam Newton
Having a consistent quarterback is nice, but not necessary, as evidenced by Week 13's top fantasy performers at the position.   Here are just a few of the notable names in the top 12 of fantasy points for QBs in Week 13 — Alex...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 14: Leonard Fournette
The running back position has become a little more diverse in recent weeks in fantasy football. Some of the stud backs aren’t the only ones at the top of the leaderboard.   Alvin Kamara continues his torrid pace, while Rex Burkhead has...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 14: Josh Gordon
A lot of success in fantasy football comes down to volume. Even if the players aren't producing, but their touches and targets are still consistent, then they should continue to maintain starting consideration.   That's becoming...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Russell Wilson
When looking at the fantasy playoffs, one of the keys is the schedule. While rosters may be set by now, plenty of teams are still looking at the waiver wire. Many owners still have tough start/sit decisions to make. The deciding factor may just be...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
DraftKings and FanDuel Best Lineups for Week 14: Frank Gore
It’s the first week of the fantasy playoffs for most seasonal leagues and if you’re already out of contention perhaps you will be dabbling in some Daily Fantasy Football (DFS) so you can still take part. Well look no further as I have...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Christian McCaffrey: Flex Rankings Week 14
Here are the Week 14 flex rankings as the fantasy playoffs are upon us. You have made it this far and whether it was a great draft, some killer trades, or some amazing waiver wire adds you are in and now the key is to keep winning.   I...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Josh McCown: Quarterback Rankings Week 14
Unfortunately for fantasy owners trying to get into the playoffs, Tom Brady laid an egg in Week 13. He has been great all season, but when it counted, he struggled. He'll be without his tight end, Rob Gronkowski, in Week 14, although the...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Kenyan Drake: Running Back Rankings Week 14
The fantasy playoffs are here (for most leagues) and so it’s even more critical that owners get the most out of their running backs in Week 14. After all it’s win or go home.   And as usual, for the running back position it...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Tyreek Hill: Wide Receiver Rankings Week 14
The fantasy playoffs have arrived for most leagues, or perhaps they have already started, which puts even more importance on the wide receiver rankings for Week 14. This is a critical week if you are still playing, knowing it is win or go home....
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Travis Kelce: Tight End Rankings Week 14
It’s Week 14, which means the fantasy playoffs are here, and at the tight end position, Rob Gronkowski owners may be scrambling a bit this week. With no Gronk to count on in a win-or-else situation, who can you trust?   While Gronk...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Geno Atkins/Cincinnati Bengals: Defense/Special Teams Rankings Week 14
Over the past five weeks, the New England Patriots DST has scored double-digit fantasy points in each game. The Patriots face the Miami Dolphins in Week 14, who have allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to DSTs. In fact, in two of the...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Justin Tucker: Kicker Rankings Week 14
Travis Coons somehow jumped on the fantasy radar for Week 13. Making his debut for the Los Angeles Chargers, he finished with the fourth in fantasy points among kickers last week. He's the No. 12 fantasy kicker for Week 14....
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago

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