NFL Articles

Aaron Rodgers
It’s Week 17 of the NFL season and for the most part, the playoff field is fairly settled. All the spots in the AFC are claimed with just one division title and some seeding to be determined. The NFC still has two spots for the taking with...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Antonio Brown
After 16 long weeks in the National Football League, we’re one final Sunday away from the playoffs and, for some teams, the merciful end of the 2016 season. While most of the league is pretty much locked into their spot in the standings,...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Matthew Stafford
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford returns to the metroplex he grew up in for a “Monday Night Football” clash with the Dallas Cowboys that will have an impact on the postseason picture for the visitors and could serve as a...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
A.J. Green
Week 16 is the fantasy championship for most leagues. Fantasy owners have to put forth their best lineup, even knowing that many of the players are banged up at this point. Also, fantasy owners need to remember that most games are on Saturday so...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Sam Bradford
Back in Week 2, Minnesota defeated Green Bay 17-14 in the first game played in brand-new U.S. Bank Stadium. That victory was part of the Vikings’ impressive 5-0 start and gave them an early two-game lead over the Packers.   Fast-...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Alex Smith
The Chiefs are looking to bounce back from last week’s heartbreaking, last-second home loss to the Titans and earn their third playoff berth in four seasons under Andy Reid. While the defeat was distressing, it wasn't a death sentence for...
Jake Rose
6 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The bitter AFC North rivalry between the Steelers and Ravens will be renewed on Christmas night in Pittsburgh. And as usual between these two teams, the stakes are high. The Steelers hold a one-game lead in the battle to win the AFC North and can...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Welcome to the holiday season where there is NFL football on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Last week's 3-2 record provided reinforcement that I know what I'm doing, but it also confused me more. How could the Vikings lay such an egg at home...
Matt Josephs
6 months ago
NRG Stadium will provide the backdrop for a primetime Christmas Eve matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans. The Texans (8-6) enter Week 16 tied with the Titans atop the AFC South standings (but in first place courtesy of two...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
Richard Sherman
The soap opera that is the Seattle Seahawks continues to be the gift that keeps gives on giving during this holiday season. On the field, Seattle took care of business against the Los Angeles Rams last Thursday night at CenturyLink Field, as they...
Scott Whittum
6 months ago
Mike Evans
Despite New Orleans’ victory in Arizona last Sunday, Atlanta’s victory over San Francisco ended the Saints hopes of winning the NFC South. They still have a mathematical shot a wild card, but need to win their final two games and hope...
John La Fleur
6 months ago
Derek Carr
Fresh off of clinching its first playoff berth since 2002, Oakland returns home to face Indianapolis, a team that is still in the postseason conversation. The Raiders (11-3) now have their sights set on an AFC West title, while the Colts (7-7) must...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Jay Ajayi
New England may have already wrapped up the AFC East, but there’s still important business in the division to attend to when Buffalo hosts Miami on Christmas Eve. The Dolphins (9-5) are a game clear of the pack for the second wild card spot,...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Only one team, the New York Giants, can stop the Dallas Cowboys from capturing the No. 1 seed in the NFC. The chances are slim – it would take a 2-0 finish combined with two straight Cowboys losses – but the Giants (10-4) are finishing...
Tom Bowles
6 months ago
Julio Jones
This is it. It’s Week 16 of the fantasy football season, which means you have made it this far and are one win away from a championship or perhaps still in a position to win some cash in your respective league. This week will especially be...
Chris Meyers
6 months ago
Jordan Howard
Week 16 is the final week of the fantasy football season, unless your league is just cruel and/or weird. All kidding aside, I hope you aren’t reading this and worrying about a toilet bowl game, or finishing in fifth place. If you are I...
Chris Meyers
6 months ago
Drew Brees
In Weeks 13 and 14, Drew Brees was pretty much useless to those who owned the usually productive fantasy quarterback. In each of those two games, he threw zero touchdowns and three interceptions. Because of this, and the fact that the stakes were...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
After Denver shut down Tom Brady and the Patriots last Sunday, the Broncos earned the top spot in the fantasy defense/special teams (DST) Week 16 rankings. Denver will be at Arrowhead Stadium on Christmas night to face Kansas City in a critical AFC...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Justin Tucker
As it relates to kickers, the 2016 fantasy season has been all about Justin Tucker. After going three-for-three last week against Philadelphia, Tucker still has yet to miss a field goal or an extra point this season, although the one he had blocked...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Greg Olsen
While the Atlanta defense has been better in the second half of the season, they still are among the most generous towards fantasy tight ends. Greg Olsen has put together two solid games in a row, finishing with more than 80 receiving yards in each...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
LeSean McCoy
Over the past four weeks, LeSean McCoy has been a top-three fantasy running back with four straight games of more than 100 yards from scrimmage. He’s rushed for 100 in three of those and has scored a total of five touchdowns during that span...
Sarah Lewis
6 months ago
Rishard Matthews
It is Christmas week(end) folks and that means there is plenty to do and going on, especially on the fantasy front. Because of the holiday, the NFL schedule looks a little different with 12 games on Saturday and just two on Sunday. This means you...
Chris Meyers
6 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
There’s just two weeks left in the NFL regular season and still plenty to sort out for the playoffs. Four teams (New England, Dallas, Seattle, Oakland) have clinched spots, but only two divisions have been decided. With 11 divisional games...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
We had another one of those magical moments on Sunday afternoon as the early NFL games were all coming to a close at the same time and we had great finish after great finish cap some furious action. That wasn’t the case in many of the other...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Gus Bradley
On Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars fired head coach Gus Bradley just hours after a 21-20 loss at Houston, the team’s ninth in a row. At 2-12, Jacksonville will soon wrap up a sixth straight losing season and will likely wind up with yet...
Mark Ross
6 months ago

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