Fantasy Articles

Flex Rankings Week 14: Spencer Ware
“Week 14 is near. Playoff time is here. Let’s peruse our flex ranks and win some bank."* Cheesy I know, but Week 14 signals the start of the most stressful few weeks in fantasy football. Ultimately, things are out of your control,...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Quarterback Rankings Week 14: Josh Allen
Fantasy owners are going to continue to hope for the best each week from their starting quarterback. Patrick Mahomes is the top-ranked quarterback for Week 14. He has the most fantasy points on the season and is showing no signs of slowing down....
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Running Back Rankings Week 14: Phillip Lindsay
It's Week 14 and the fantasy football playoffs are finally here. This is not a good week for stud running backs like Melvin Gordon and James Conner to be out with an injury.    But if you were lucky enough to pick up their backups,...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Wide Receiver Rankings Week 14: Antonio Brown
It's Week 14 which means the fantasy playoffs are finally here! If you are reading this I assume that means you are still in the championship hunt. If not, thanks for the loyalty and I hope you enjoyed all of the fantasy content at AthlonSports...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
DraftKings and FanDuel Best Lineups for Week 14 NFL Daily Fantasy Football: Keenan Allen
It's Week 14 of Daily Fantasy Football (DFS) picks and for most leagues, this is the first week of the playoffs. For owners that are in the postseason it's a somewhat relieving, yet completely powerless position. Far too often your team...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Waiver Wire Week 14: Jaylen Samuels
Fantasy owners playing in Week 14 are either in their fantasy playoffs (congrats!) or the last week of their fantasy season. At this point, don’t just take a chance on someone if it means dropping a better player from your roster. Pick up a...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Fantasy Football 2018: Playoff Schedule Analysis for QB, DST
For quarterbacks and defense/special teams (DSTs) in fantasy football, league scoring can make a difference when it comes to the best and worst playoff schedules. For the sake of this analysis, the quarterback scoring reflected is six points per...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
NFL Injury Report: Stefon Diggs
In Week 13, fantasy owners need to win. In most leagues, the playoffs start in Week 14, so this week is a must-win. It is important to obviously start the best lineup you can, and that may involve playing it safe if a player is questionable....
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
NFL injury Report: Gus Edwards
For Week 13 of the fantasy season, most fantasy owners are either out of it or needing to win. The worst possible scenario is to start a player that you were expecting would play — and then finding out they have been ruled out.   Joe...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Running Back Rankings Week 13: Austin Ekeler
It's Week 13 and unfortunately there are so many running back questions and so little room for error at this point in the fantasy football season. Welcome to crunch time for your fantasy football playoffs.   Some of you might have some...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Fantasy Football 5 Up, 5 Down: Alshon Jeffery
Some fantasy owners look at Week 13 as the last week of their season. For most leagues it is the last week of the regular season. However, for some owners it’s literally win-and-you’re-in. When the playoffs start in Week 14, a win is...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 13: Jameis Winston
The fantasy football playoffs are almost here, and for some of you, Week 13 is the difference between paying attention to the next few weeks or sitting out the remainder of the season.   And no, playing in the consolation bracket of your...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 13: Austin Ekeler
Week 12 offered a fantasy leaderboard that didn’t feature the usual suspects at running back. Christian McCaffrey maintained his hot streak, finishing first in fantasy points. But the rest of the top five consisted of the likes of Nick Chubb...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Start 'em, Sit 'em Week 13: DJ Moore
Week 13 is the final week of the fantasy football regular season for most leagues, meaning fantasy owners have two options. Either stick with the proven veteran who seems to be struggling lately or focus on the matchup and not the name, be it for a...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Quarterback Rankings Week 13: Jameis Winston
Fantasy owners may be having a tough time with quarterback play. Between benchings (Blake Bortles) and injuries (Andy Dalton), Week 12 was rough. Carson Wentz still hasn't bounced back, and Chase Daniel scored more fantasy points than he did...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Wide Receiver Rankings Week 13: Tyler Lockett
Week 13 is here and with the fantasy playoffs fast approaching, here's hoping these wide receiver rankings can get you into the postseason. Although your top options are without question starting every week, you may need to find some...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Tight End Rankings Week 13: Eric Ebron
In this, the final week of what should be most fantasy football leagues' regular season, it’s scary to think that making the playoffs could come down to which tight end you choose to start in Week 13.   Not everyone has Travis...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Defense/Special Teams Rankings Week 13: Chicago Bears
Only two teams scored a defensive touchdown in Week 12 (Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens). While defensive touchdowns are nearly impossible to predict, the Bears have had the most this season. They are the No. 1-ranked fantasy defense/special...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Kicker Rankings Week 13: Greg Zuerlein
Another week has passed where the kickers that were expected to do well faltered and the top three kickers that tied for the most fantasy points were Sebastian Janikowski, Aldrick Rosas and Ka'imi Fairbairn (owned in a COMBINED 97 percent of...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Flex Rankings Week 13: JuJu Smith-Schuster
Bye weeks are over as of Week 13, which means the fantasy football flex rankings are in full effect. This week also is the final week of the regular season for many fantasy leagues, while some start their playoffs in Week 13. And for some this...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
DraftKings and FanDuel Best Lineups for Week 13 NFL Daily Fantasy Football: Phillip Lindsay
Week 13 Daily Fantasy Football (DFS) picks are here and for some this week is either the first round of the playoffs or the final chance to claim a spot in the postseason. For some owners, it's almost time to shift their...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Waiver Wire Week 13: Adam Humphries
Week 12 was a tough week for some fantasy owners as injuries affected many players. Evan Engram injured his hamstring in pregame warm-ups and it wasn’t announced until after the game started, earning fantasy owners a zero. Melvin Gordon was...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
NFL Injury Report: Melvin Gordon
One would think that with just two teams on bye and three games already in the books that the injury report fantasy owners would need to sift through would be short. However, that's not the case as there are more players on the injury report...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
NFL Injury Report: Doug Baldwin
With just two teams on bye in Week 12, it's not that surprising that fantasy owners have to sift through injury reports that are a little longer. Even with three games on Thanksgiving, there are plenty of wide receivers worth paying attention...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
DraftKings and FanDuel Best Lineups for Week 12: Baker Mayfield
There have already been three games for Week 12 but there are still plenty left to go so let's not forget about the Daily Fantasy Football (DFS) core and value picks for the rest of the slate shall we?    And speaking of the...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago

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