Fantasy Articles

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
1 year 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
1 year 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
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
Aaron Rodgers
It’s championship weekend for most fantasy football leagues, unless you play in one of those crazy leagues that goes to Week 17. You’ve fought hard all season and are very battle-tested, but whether you’re fighting for the...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Welcome to Week 16, the final week of most season-long fantasy leagues. If you've gotten this far, it is likely a result of the success of your quarterback. However, we have a new leader as the top-ranked QB for Week 16 – Ben...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Cairo Santos
Finally, Stephen Gostkowski finished the week as fantasy’s No. 1 kicker (despite being ranked as such for weeks). However, for Week 16, with a potential low-scoring matchup against the Jets, he drops to the fifth spot. Cairo Santos,...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Derrick Johnson
Welcome to Week 16, likely the final week of your season-long fantasy leagues. Now, more than ever, you need to be sure your defense/special teams (DST) is solid. Speaking of which, some of the more reliable DSTs this season have tough...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
David Johnson
For the lucky few, this is fantasy championship weekend. For others it’s Week 16 in the NFL, which means playoff races are heating up, but it also means that the season will soon be over and that brings a tear to my eye. This week David...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski
Can a tight end win you a fantasy championship this week? Probably not, but not starting the right one can definitely ruin any chance you have of winning. That’s why in the most important week of the fantasy season, checking out these...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
Well this is it. The final countdown, Championship Week, sweet relief, a time to focus on DFS, or simply ignoring fantasy sports altogether. Oh yeah, it also is Christmas weekend! How cool is that? I have to say over the past week I have been...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Amari Cooper
Some very tough decisions to be made, and some that may not be as tough but are still difficult because it is fantasy championship week! This is what you have played for all season. Your goal was to win and hoist that trophy, real or imaginary...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Matt Hasselbeck
Welcome to Week 15 of the fantasy and NFL season. More than likely, if your team is active this week, you are in the playoffs. In order to succeed in the playoffs, you should be aware of the injuries that may affect your starting lineup. ...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Lamar Miller
The list of running backs on the Week 15 fantasy injury report is fairly short for being so late in the season. Hopefully that's not a sign that this week will be another brutal week for injuries. Guys that are listed as probable but...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Alshon Jeffery
As usual, the list of wide receivers on the injury report is the longest, which means this is the report that fantasy owners need to pay the closest attention to for Week 15. But it could be worse, as guys who put in full practices and are probable...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Greg Olsen
Finally a week where fantasy owners don't have to worry about Rob Gronkowski playing. He's going to be out there for Week 15 and is a clear-cut TE1. Other tight ends that have a probable tag and have practiced in full include Travis Kelce,...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Drew Brees
As the fantasy football season slowly draws to a close, picking the right guys to start is more important than ever. After Week 14, many fantasy owners are faced with starting a group of guys that are far different than the guys they started in...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Week 14 saw the triumphant return of Rob Gronkowski, a monster Monday night game from Odell Beckham Jr. and several performances from other wide receivers and tight ends that left fantasy owners screaming “Why?” in anguish. So what did...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago

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