NFL Articles

Russell Wilson
The divide between the NFC West's top two teams (Cardinals and Seahawks) and the bottom two teams (49ers and Rams) isn't expected to change very much this season. The 49ers and Rams are in the middle of rebuilding projects and don't...
Athlon Sports
4 hours ago
Antonio Brown, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Le'Veon Bell
The AFC North is going to be a fun division as usual with the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens leading the way. The thing that decides this division could be the team that manages to trip up against the Browns.   The pieces are in place once...
Matt Josephs
4 hours ago
T.Y. Hilton
As quarterback Andrew Luck mends from offseason shoulder surgery, his Indianapolis Colts have undergone sweeping changes in an effort to cure what has ailed a team that finished 8–8 and out of the playoffs the past two seasons —...
Athlon Sports
5 hours ago
Blake Bortles
There is a new sheriff prowling the halls of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ facility, and it is the same man who helped lead the franchise into the NFL more than two decades ago and to the cusp of the Super Bowl after the 1996 and ’99...
Athlon Sports
5 hours ago
Derek Carr
The AFC West saw some roles reversed in 2016. Super Bowl 50 champion Denver missed the playoffs, falling a game short of a wild card berth. But Kansas City and Oakland both made the playoffs with 12-4 records, with the Chiefs taking the...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Eli Manning
The NFC East is working its way back to being the fiercest division in the NFL. Things changed though when the NFL suspended Ezekiel Elliott six games. We'll see how many of those he actually will serve. Because of that, things opened up for...
Matt Josephs
1 day ago
Tyrod Taylor
The Buffalo Bills haven’t been to the NFL playoffs for 17 consecutive seasons, the longest active postseason drought in North American professional sports. So why should 2017 be the season this dubious streak is snapped? Because maybe the...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Jared Goff
A week before the Rams won their only Super Bowl in 1999, Sean McVay celebrated his 13th birthday. Now, 18 years later — and after an ugly half-decade under coach Jeff Fisher — the keys to the franchise have been turned over to McVay...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Carson Wentz
If the Eagles’ moves ahead of the 2017 season tell us anything, it’s that the protection of a franchise quarterback is paramount to management, coaches and just about everybody else in the city. Despite sizable holes on the defensive...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Isaiah Crowell
The key to winning at fantasy football is obtaining the most value with each selection during your draft. There is always value available throughout a draft, and grabbing it is one of the most important keys to a successful fantasy team. But it is...
Michael Horvath
2 days ago
Odell Beckham Jr. Makes Insane Catch
Odell Beckham Jr. is back like he never left.   The Giants receiver is ready to give fans what they've been clamoring to see, the catches that make you question your own eyes. During a recent practice OBJ did just that, going over a...
Jasmine Watkins
2 days ago
Carolina Panthers
The NFC South is one of the best divisions in football, but that doesn't mean there arent some questions surrounding the top teams. While the Falcons are predicted to win the division, the Panthers, Buccaneers and Saints all have their own...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Aaron Rodgers
There was a time — not all that long ago, actually — when Aaron Rodgers was already planning for life after football. He’d led the Green Bay Packers to their first Super Bowl title on his watch — the first of what would be...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
There are two storylines in the AFC East that will be talked about a lot before the season and they are "will the Patriots go 16-0 again?" and "will the Jets go 0-16?" The answer to both is no, but it'll be fun to discuss...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
Carson Wentz
Last year’s rookie class was all about Ezekiel Elliott and how he become one of the top fantasy performers. While some were worried about taking him as early as the first round, those who took the risk were rewarded handsomely.  ...
Michael Horvath
5 days ago
DeMarco Murray and Marcus Mariota
The AFC South is arguably the most wide-open division in the NFL right now. Houston and Tennessee tied for the division lead at 9-7 last season, with the Texans winning the tiebreaker and making the playoffs over the rising Titans.   The...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy
The Green Bay Packers may be as close to a lock at winning the NFC North as you can get, as long as Aaron Rodgers is able to stay healthy. The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings have both made improvements to their roster from last season, and...
Athlon Sports
6 days ago
Ben Roethlisberger
After starting the season 4-5, Pittsburgh caught fire in the middle of November and won its final seven regular season games to capture the AFC North title. With its trio of Killer Bs (Ben Roethlisberger, LeVeon Bell, Antonio Brown) leading the way...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Thursday Night Football Schedule 2017
The NFL has a full slate of Thursday Night Football games in 2017, on TV and online. These games will be aired (all times ET) on the following channels/networks: CBS, NBC and NFL Network.   In addition, this season Amazon will be...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Dak Prescott
There doesn't appear to be a clear favorite to win the NFC East, at least not yet. Each team has a few questions surrounding them, and whether or not an answer is found could end up in any of the four teams winning.   The Cowboys...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Todd Bowles
A year ago, the Jets entered the 2016 season with lofty expectations and high hopes, after they had won 10 games in coach Todd Bowles’ first season. They dreamed of making the playoffs for the first time since 2010.    Things...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Tom Brady
Thanks to an epic comeback in Super Bowl LI, Tom Brady enters the 2017 season with an entire hand's worth of Super Bowl rings, breaking a tie with Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw for the most championships by a quarterback. With Brady back...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Jay Ajayi
Long-time Miami fans know all about one-year NFL wonders — those teams that overachieve one season only to fall back the next. That’s because the 2008 Dolphins fall in that category, plummeting from an 11–5 record and playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Julio Jones
What if you had told quarterback Matt Ryan, head coach Dan Quinn and owner Arthur Blank that the second year of Atlanta’s Seattle-inspired “Brotherhood” rebuild would net an MVP award for Ryan, record-setting stats for Kyle...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Atlanta Falcons fans with the 2017 season closing in? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or crazy fantasy football team names to match your favorite team...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago

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