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Myles Garrett
Athlon Sports' 2017 NFL Draft magazine delivers 526 player rankings, 220 player capsules, mock drafts, NFL team needs and more. Click here to order your copy today or visit your local newsstand! The 2017 NFL Draft is still more than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
With NFL free agency in full swing and trades happening, fantasy owners have reason to start looking ahead to 2017. Many players are changing teams (and will continue to do so), and therefore changing their respective fantasy values. While it is...
Sarah Lewis
2 weeks ago
Jimmy Garoppolo hacked
Jimmy Garoppolo has been in the news as speculation ramps up about possible trades.   The Patriots backup quarterback gave everyone a slight scare when he allegedly posted a farewell message to fans on Instagram.   ...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
Tony Romo
According to multiple outlets, the Dallas Cowboys will release quarterback Tony Romo on Thursday, barring any last-minute trade offers. Romo was likely to start for the Cowboys last season, but he suffered a back injury in the third preseason game...
Antwan Staley
2 weeks ago
Twitter trolls come with the territory of being known on the social media platform. Unfortunately they aren't always easily ignored.   Dez Bryant recently learned that the hard way when he replied to a troll who mentioned that he was...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
Reuben Foster
The annual NFL Scouting Combine is in the books and all 32 teams have left Indianapolis ready to shake up their draft boards based on what they saw and heard. All of the prospects were put through the gauntlet of tests, drills and interviews but...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
Alshon Jeffery
The NFL’s unofficial free agency period began on Tuesday afternoon. From now until 3:59 p.m. ET on Thursday all 32 teams can negotiate with free agents. But no contract can officially be signed until 4 p.m. ET on March 9, which is the start...
Antwan Staley
2 weeks ago
They might have invented the phrase “He’s just a football player” for the ones who don’t necessarily wow people at events like the NFL Scouting Combine.   Yes, some players perform better on game day than on pro day...
Craig Haley
2 weeks ago
John Ross
The annual NFL Scouting Combine is in the books and all 32 teams have left Indianapolis ready to shake up their draft boards based on what they saw and heard. All of the prospects were put through the gauntlet of tests, drills and interviews but...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
O.J. Howard
The 2017 NFL Draft will feature a number of talented tight ends. While two of them stand out among the rest, there will be a number of players teams could take a chance on in the later rounds that could become key contributors.   Here are...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
Alvin Kamara
Every year when the list of NFL Scouting Combine invitees is released, there’s always one conference atop the standings and it’s seemingly always the SEC. This year is no exception with a whopping 66 players from the league invited to...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Adoree' Jackson
The Pac-12 has been a major player when the NFL Draft has rolled around and that should continue to be the case in 2017 with a solid 46 players from the conference heading to Indianapolis. Historical powerhouses like USC and Washington have...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
On Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings announced that they will not exercise the option on running back Adrian Peterson’s contract. Now the 10-year veteran, seven-time Pro Bowler, four-time first-team All-Pro, three-time league rushing...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
D'Onta Foreman
When the official list of invitees to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine was released, the college football world was abuzz at what a shockingly low number of players were headed to Indianapolis from the Big 12. In total, just 19 alums from the...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Corey Davis
If you’re a team in need of a wide receiver in this year’s NFL Draft, you’re in luck. The 2017 draft will feature some talented receivers in not just the first and second round, but even in the latter rounds.   There are a...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
Leonard Fournette
Game film and stats rarely lie. That said, when you are talking about college film and stats translating to NFL production, it's not exactly science. Speed, size, experience and maturity all come into play when it comes to elite college...
J.P. Scott
3 weeks ago
One NFL prospect has the chance to own a private island. All he has to do is break the 40-yard dash record.   The catch is that he also must be wearing the new adidas cleats. Usually the company would offer a cash incentive—$1...
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
Adam Vinatieri
Trying to narrow down a list of the NFL’s 10 greatest kickers of all-time is not an easy task. Perhaps even more difficult is ranking them.   What matters most? Points scored? Success rates? Longevity? It's a tough call, but I...
J.P. Scott
3 weeks ago
The 2017 NFL Draft is still two months away but for players hoping to realize their dreams of playing on Sundays this week’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis is a critical first step towards that goal.   While some jokingly refer to...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
The 2017 NFL Draft is still two months away but for players hoping to realize their dreams of playing on Sundays this week’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis is a critical first step towards that goal.   While some jokingly refer to...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Dalvin Cook
After the seasons Ezekiel Elliott and Jordan Howard had as rookies in 2016, running backs are once again the trendy position in the NFL. Elliott ran for 1,631 yards and 15 touchdowns as he helped the Cowboys win the NFC East. As a fifth-round pick...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
T.J. Watt
Just a few years ago, there were question marks about the Big Ten’s ability to churn out NFL talent in large numbers. That’s no longer the case however, as the league is sending an impressive 51 players to the 2017 NFL Scouting...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Nathan Peterman
A whooping 60 ACC players are scheduled attend the annual NFL Scouting Combine and the pressure will be on every one of them to showcase their skills this week (Feb. 28-March 6) in front of every franchise during the most pressure-packed job...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Ronnie Lott
As the NFL continues to evolve, the league continues to be more and more pass-oriented. Teams build their offense around the skills of their quarterback. Subsequently, teams are building their defenses around the skills of the quarterbacks they...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Every year, die-hard football fans and self-admitted NFL Draft geeks tune in to watch the Scouting Combine to get a glimpse of the stars of tomorrow. And every year — like clockwork — a couple of Combine participants come out of nowhere...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago

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