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Reggie Bush
With the fantasy playoffs upon us, lineup decisions are even more critical as it’s win or go home in Week 15. Here’s the latest information on some injured running backs playing in the late games that you need to consult before deciding...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Cecil Shorts
Several teams’ passing games may be missing some of their top targets in Week 15. Here are some wide receivers whose playing statuses you may want to check before kickoff.Cecil Shorts, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo BillsShorts’...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Tavon Austin
These wide receivers are playing in Week 15’s late games and may not be at 100 percent or on the field at all. Keep these players in mind when setting your starting lineup.Tavon Austin, WR, St. Louis Rams vs. New Orleans SaintsAustin injured...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Greg Olsen
Tight ends litter the Week 15 injury report. Which ones can you count on this week? Athlon Sports breaks down the latest information.Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers vs. New York JetsOlsen didn’t get in a full week’s worth of practice...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Jay Cutler
Jay Cutler will be back under center in Week 15, while another NFC North quarterback remains sidelined. And will a bum elbow keep the Cardinals’ quarterback from taking flight against the Titans in Music City this afternoon?Jay Cutler, QB,...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
 Jimbo Fisher
Mack Brown’s tenure at Texas is over. In 16 seasons in Austin, Brown recorded a 158-47 mark, including a national championship in 2005 and nine consecutive seasons of at least 10 wins from 2001-09.Texas is widely considered one of the best...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Nick Saban
Amid rumors of a potential change at Texas, Nick Saban has signed an extension to remain at Alabama. According to various reports, Saban will receive an extension to around $7 million a season.If Texas made a change from Mack Brown, Saban was...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Mack Brown
According to the Longhorn Network, Mack Brown’s tenure at Texas is over. Brown will step down as the Longhorns’ head coach, which opens arguably the No. 1 job in college football.Brown went 158-47 in 16 years as Texas’ head coach...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Willie Cauley-Stein
At first, the question for Kentucky’s trip to North Carolina on Saturday is: How did we get here?The Wildcats and the Tar Heels have four losses between them. Kentucky’s two losses, even on neutral courts to major teams, are probably...
David Fox
3 years ago
It’s finals week for many schools across the country, so this has been a relatively quiet few days for many of the top freshmen.Aaron Gordon doesn’t need to be the No. 1 player for Arizona, but he does play for the No. 1 team in the...
David Fox
3 years ago
Florida State Seminoles
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Jameis Winston
The Heisman Trophy ceremony Saturday night is more of a formality than an unveiling.Florida State is going to win its third Heisman Trophy when redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston accepts his award over the weekend. He will join Chris...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Shaka Smart
The Atlantic 10 was one of the biggest losers in conference realignment. Losing Xavier, Temple and Butler robbed the league of three of its most high-profile and well-respected programs.The A-10 may not have the stature it once did, but not all is...
David Fox
3 years ago
Cincinnati beat Duke in last year’s Belk Bowl, and the Bearcats are set to make a return trip to Charlotte on Dec. 28 to take on North Carolina.And Cincinnati plans to take on the Tar Heels with a new variation on its helmets: First look...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
UConn has announced Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco as its new head coach. Diaco replaces interim coach T.J. Weist, who took over after Paul Pasqualoni was fired early in the season. Diaco won the Broyles Award (the nation’s...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Philip Rivers
AFC West rivals will renew acquaintances as the NFL’s Week 15 action gets started tonight with the San Diego Chargers taking on the Denver Broncos at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Chargers (6-7) need a win if they want to have any shot...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
David Cutcliffe
With the exception of Saturday’s Army-Navy game, college football’s regular season is in the books. Only 36 games separate college football fans until the long offseason, but with another week until the bowl season starts, it’s...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Auburn Tigers
Has anyone had a crazier calendar year than the Auburn Tigers? Ever?Who else is in the mix? From college football, Ohio State's 2002 squad would qualify. So, too, would Auburn's '10 team and the LSU Tigers of '07. The '69 New...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Bryce Petty
College football’s 2013 regular season – with the exception of the Army-Navy game – is in the books.The 2013 season featured plenty of intrigue and surprises, and Florida State and Auburn are set to cap the BCS era with the...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Charles Clay
The injury bug has struck again, causing some changes to Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 tight end rankings. The biggest being the removal of Rob Gronkowski, who tore his ACL and MCL last week. It's somewhat fitting that Gronk'...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Derrick Johnson
Seattle's on the road this week, but not even a cross-country trip to face the Giants is enough to keep them from the top spot in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 defense/special teams rankings. The Seahawks lost last week to the...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Matt Prater
To the victor goes the spoils, which is why Matt Prater leads off Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski may lead in fantasy points, but no kicker had a bigger game last week than Prater. Of course the...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Andrew Luck
Fantasy playoffs are in full effect as we enter Week 15 of the NFL regular season. From here out, it’s pretty much win or go home and now is the time when owners are hoping that their top players will come through in a major way.Last week saw...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Drew Brees
Peyton Manning and Drew Brees lead Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 quarterback rankings, but it's some other names near the top that have opened the most eyes this season.Josh McCown led all fantasy scorers with 47.52 fantasy points...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
LeSean McCoy
While many of the familiar names can be found near the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 running back rankings, it's the one that's missing that could have the biggest impact this week and moving forward.Adrian Peterson...
Mark Ross
3 years ago

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