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Both the New York Jets and New Orleans Saints are coming off of losses last week, but no two losses are created equal when it comes to these teams. The Jets (5-8) were shutout in Denver 23-0, as the team managed a paltry 100 yards and six first...
John La Fleur
8 hours ago
Philip Rivers
It’s hard to believe that at one point, the Los Angeles Chargers were 0-4 while the Kansas City Chiefs were 4-0. One team appeared headed towards a top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft; the other was barrel rolling through the competition, toppling...
Tom Bowles
8 hours ago
DraftKings and FanDuel Best Lineups for Week 15: Marcus Mariota
The fantasy playoffs may be winding down, but there’s still Daily Fantasy Football (DFS) and Week 15 offers plenty of matchups to look at and exploit.   Once agian, I used some of the tools over on lineups.com/nfl again for my...
Chris Meyers
1 day ago
Matthew Stafford
Detroit is on the edge of playoff contention while Chicago is trying to build momentum for 2018 behind rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. The Bears (4-9) are coming off of an impressive win in Cincinnati in which Jordan Howard did some solid...
Matt Josephs
1 day ago
Ben Roethlisberger: Quarterback Rankings Week 15
After Tom Brady struggled in Week 13, he returned on Monday night to... probably cost many fantasy owners a shot at a league title. Other fantasy owners may have gotten a solid game out of Carson Wentz, only to find out that they...
Sarah Lewis
1 day ago
Jonathan Stewart: Running Back Rankings Week 15
For most leagues, Week 15 is fantasy football semifinals week, and hopefully, your team(s) made it. For those strange leagues that play into Week 17, this is week one of the fantasy football playoffs.   Either way, hopefully your march...
Michael Horvath
1 day ago
DeAndre Hopkins: Wide Receiver Rankings Week 15
Week 15 is here and if you are still in need of fantasy positional rankings, congratulations as it means you are still alive to play another week. It also means you are a win away from playing for a championship.   I myself am in the hunt...
Chris Meyers
1 day ago
Rob Gronkowski: Tight End Rankings Week 15
Let’s just cut to the chase – last week was a terrible one for tight ends, and their fantasy owners. Odds are if you started Jimmy Graham or Cameron Brate, you lost, which is especially rough considering it’s the fantasy...
Michael Horvath
1 day ago
Davante Adams: Flex Rankings Week 15
It’s Week 15 and if you are still coming to AthlonSports.com for fantasy positional rankings it’s mean you are one step closer to a championship! If you made it this far you likely aren’t in too much need of lineup help, or with...
Chris Meyers
1 day ago
Jacoby Brissett
“Thursday Night Football” has taken its lumps over the last couple of years. Players hate it. The quality of play is noticeably poorer than that on Sundays. The matchups are typically uninteresting. I wish I could tell you this Thursday...
Jake Rose
1 day 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 day ago
Antonio Brown: NFL Picks for Week 15
It’s Week 15 of the NFL regular season and the playoff picture is starting to come into focus. Philadelphia (NFC East) and Pittsburgh (AFC North) have already clinched division titles and two others can be sewn up with victories on Sunday....
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Monday Night Football Schedule 2017
The 2017 NFL season marks the 48th for “Monday Night Football.” ESPN will air 17 games in prime time during the coveted Monday night time slot, kicking things off with a Week 1 doubleheader.   The games (other than the second...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
What are the dimensions of a football field?
So how big is a regulation football field, exactly? Here’s a primer on how the dimensions play out at every level, from high school football to the NCAA and on up to the NFL.   There are two constants, across the level of competition:...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
NFL Power Rankings: Cam Newton
That might have been one of — if not the — best weeks in the NFL this season (key injuries aside). Ten games finished within one score, two went to overtime and one had the best visuals of the year in the snow. All three prime-time...
Bryan Fischer
2 days ago
In Week 15, everyone is playing to win when it comes to fantasy football. It's the fantasy playoffs and it's time to put forward the best team possible. While that's not always easy (injuries can be brutal — just ask Eagles fans...
Sarah Lewis
2 days ago
For New England, the magic number headed into this “Monday Night Football” matchup with Miami is nine. Not only are the Patriots (10-2) looking for their ninth straight win, a victory at Hard Rock Stadium also clinches a ninth straight...
Antwan Staley
3 days ago
NFL Sunday Night Football Schedule 2017
On any given fall Sunday there are a dozen NFL games going on throughout the afternoon, with fans in different regions tuning in to watch their favorite team. At night, however, the country comes together to watch one game every week on NBC. The...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
Jared Goff
It’s rare in the NFL the first two picks in the draft develop into Pro Bowl candidates within their first two seasons. It’s even rarer they both play the same position. But that’s what has NFL fans drooling for Sunday, a matchup...
Tom Bowles
5 days ago
Doug Baldwin
On Sunday afternoon at EverBank Field, the Seattle Seahawks (8-4) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (8-4) will lock horns in a very critical contest for both teams. Seattle leads the all-time series 5-2 over Jacksonville as the Seahawks won the last...
Scott Whittum
6 days ago
Antonio Brown
The NFL and NBC had to be hoping that scheduling the Steelers and Ravens on a Sunday night in December would produce a game with AFC North title implications. They haven’t quite got that this week, but this game has plenty to draw the eyes of...
John Gworek
6 days ago
Josh McCown
Before the season, this looked like an easy matchup for a Denver team that was supposed to have one of the best defenses in the NFL and an offense good enough to win low-scoring games. The New York Jets were supposed to win only 4.5 games...
Matt Josephs
6 days ago
The season started about as most expected for the Los Angeles Chargers. After bouncing around all offseason from minicamps in their old home in San Diego to training camp in Costa Mesa to a new home field in Carson, how could they be expected to...
John Gworek
6 days ago
Marcus Mariota
Tennessee enters Sunday’s matchup with Arizona having won six of its last seven games. And while a win is a win in the NFL, they all haven’t been very aesthetically pleasing for Titans fans. Starting with back-to-back three-point wins...
Jake Rose
6 days ago
Carolina Panthers Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers (8-4) return to Charlotte on Sunday to face the Minnesota Vikings (10-2) for the first of three consecutive home games following a tough 31-21 road loss to the Saints last week. A loss that not only snapped a four-game winning...
Rob McVey
6 days ago

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