Fantasy Articles

Melvin Gordon
The 2015 NFL Draft class started out with a lot of fantasy promise, and Todd Gurley, David Johnson, Amari Cooper and Jameis Winston went on to make significant first impressions.   But many of their draft classmates, especially wide...
Michael Horvath
8 months ago
Jordy Nelson
Injuries are a part of life in football and something that fantasy owners must deal with all season. Last year was no different as there are several big-name players coming back from serious injuries and/or surgeries. Related: Early 2016 Fantasy...
Michael Horvath
8 months ago
Adrian Peterson
The calendar has turned to July, which means NFL training camps will soon be starting up and fantasy football is just around the corner. If you haven’t started your fantasy draft preparation yet there’s still plenty of time to get...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Deshaun Watson
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   In the final ranking of the series, Athlon Sports has comprised the top 100 players...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
David Johnson
It’s that wonderful time of year again when we can finally start getting back into football and prepping for the upcoming fantasy season.   Heading into the 2016 season there are many fantasy puzzles that need to be solved and if you...
Michael Horvath
9 months ago
When rounding out your college fantasy football lineup, don’t forget about defense and kicker. For defense, the usual suspects (Alabama, LSU, Michigan Florida State, etc.) should be obvious, but don’t forget about the Group of Five...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
Jonnu Smith
Just like in the NFL, the key to finding a valuable tight end for your college fantasy football team comes down to two things: volume and versatility. College teams that like to throw to their tight ends a lot are ones to target, especially those...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
NFL training camps have just begun but the wide receiver pool for fantasy drafts just got  a lot more interesting with Tuesday’s announcement that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated on a conditional basis....
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Corey Davis
The wide receiver landscape for college fantasy football will look a little different in 2016. Productive wideouts now in the NFL include Corey Coleman, Laquon Treadwell, Josh Doctson, Will Fuller and Sterling Shepard. But there are still plenty of...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
When it comes to college fantasy football running back options for the 2016 season, everyone knows the names Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette and Dalvin Cook, to name a few. But don’t forget about guys from non-Power Five conferences...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
Deshaun Watson
It doesn’t matter if it’s NFL or college fantasy football; quarterback is arguably the most important position when it comes to drafting a team that can compete for a championship. In college, it also should come as no surprise that the...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
Antonio Brown
As has been the case in recent seasons, the race for the top overall spot on fantasy football big boards is wide open. Last year, Le’Veon Bell’s two-game suspension resulted in owners of the No. 1 pick to at least think twice before...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Summer is here, which means NFL training camps will be starting up soon and so will fantasy football drafts. It’s never too early to start your preparations and one way to do that is to participate in some mock drafts. And when it comes to...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
While it was fun to speculate what would happen if certain players went to certain teams before the NFL Draft, now that all the picks have been made, we can actually look at the fantasy value for some of the rookies.   Related: Post-...
Sarah Lewis
11 months ago
Todd Gurley
Wow it seemed like the NFL Draft crept up out of nowhere didn't it? Suddenly shifting gears back to fantasy football is a top priority. Fear not fellow football degenerates, Athlon Sports will have you covered from here on out.  ...
Chris Meyers
12 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
With the 2016 NFL Draft quickly approaching, many analysts have done mock drafts, predicting which players will end up on which teams. Plenty of speculation has occurred, and the Rams and the Eagles have made moves to seemingly lock in the first...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
Is it ever really too early to think about fantasy football? Maybe it’s a little too early to get into the nitty gritty specifics about who the top 10 running backs will be, or who will be this year’s biggest busts, but who doesn’...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Matt Forte
We already looked at the potential fantasy impact for quarterbacks and tight ends that have changed teams during free agency. Now it's time to look at the running backs and wide receivers. While the NFL Draft is still almost a month away, it...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Brock Osweiler
As the offseason carries on and we get closer to the NFL Draft, some fantasy football owners are already chomping at the bit. They are looking ahead to not only the annual player selection meeting in Chicago at the end of the April, but their own...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Mike Trout
With the commencement of spring training, fantasy baseball fanatics are chomping at the bit to play general manager and draft their squads in hopes of winning a fictitious league title. Don't worry roto-warriors and DFS lovers, Athlon...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
125 Funny Fantasy Baseball Team Names
With pitchers and catchers reporting later this week that means baseball and, perhaps more importantly, fantasy baseball, is nearly upon us. With the return of one of our favorite activities, comes a rather important decision. And I don...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Thomas Rawls
Now that the 2015 NFL season is officially over, it's time to start looking ahead to '16. While plenty of things are sure to change due to the draft and offseason movement, it may be too early to look at who to draft in your fantasy...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
The Super Bowl just took place on Monday, but it’s been weeks since the majority of us were able to play fantasy football. If you’re like me you now have a big empty spot in your heart and a whole lot more spare time. The...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
You hear the saying almost anywhere you see 2016 fantasy football rankings... "It's never too early." Well I made some rankings for two reasons: 1. It can actually help those in keeper/dynasty formats.2. It is fun and a nice way...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Welcome to Week 16, also known as championship week for the majority of fantasy leagues. While the injury report has been lengthy all season, this is the week to focus on the players that could mean the difference between getting one more, oh-so-...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago

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