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Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team
Finding a great fantasy football team name can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Thursday Night Football: Tom Brady
It's time for Thursday Night Football. The last time the Patriots and Chiefs met in a primetime game was Sept. 29, 2014, in Kansas City. The Chiefs hammered the Pats, 41–14, dropping them to 2–2 and leaving some wondering if Tom...
John Gworek
3 months ago
NFL Picks: Tom Brady
College football may have set a high bar following a jam-packed weekend that featured a little bit of everything (and then some), but it’s now the NFL’s turn in the spotlight and Athlon Sports' experts are ready with their picks...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Le'Veon Bell
The 2017 NFL season and of course fantasy football is nearly here and with this excitement comes the final drafts and increased preparations for your seasonal leagues. Brush up on your trash talk now for your work leagues, or friends and...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago
The 2017 NFL season officially kicks off on Thursday night with New England opening its title defense at home against Kansas City. While the Patriots are just one of 32 teams in the league, all eyes will be watching Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Top 200 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet: Le'Veon Bell
The NFL draft feels like ancient history now, and with it came plenty of fantasy-related questions on how depth charts and current players will be impacted by the incoming rookie class, and ultimately our Fantasy Football Top 200.   ...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago
When thinking about drafting rookies for you fantasy football teams in 2017, the quarterbacks and running backs are the way to go. The average draft position (ADP) of running backs is higher than the wide receivers. The first rookie wide receiver...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Jay Ajayi
It's safe to say that running backs are back in popular demand this year in fantasy football. The first two picks of most drafts are most likely to be running backs and if not for Ezekiel Elliott’s pending suspension, it probably...
Michael Horvath
3 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
Let's face the cold hard truth: no one likes drafting a tight end in fantasy football. There are always too many questions with the position. One of the biggest being – should you draft one early?   Well four of the top five...
Michael Horvath
3 months ago
When it comes to drafting rookies in fantasy football, it's tough because you don't know how they will perform in the NFL. At this point, they have played in some preseason games and fantasy owners have a sense of how they'll perform in...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Antonio Brown
Wide receiver seems to be getting deeper as a position each and every fantasy football season. This year is no different, but there also is no doubt about the elite targets being elite.   Drop-off when it comes to production and/or...
Chris Meyers
3 months ago
Carson Palmer
While the competitive balance that free agency, the salary cap and draft picks bestowed was ballyhooed for a few years in the 1990s, the truth about the NFL is that the same teams often win. There’s an oligarchy in place. The Patriots,...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Dak Prescott
When trying to determine a player's fantasy value, at this point, it falls on the owner. For example, if a player is being drafted in the 10th round but finishes the year near the top of the fantasy scorers at his position, it was a great value...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Matt Ryan
The term "bust" is one no NFL player ever wants associated with their name, and the same is true for fantasy owners. No one wants to draft who they think is one of the most reliable sure-things, only to find out that the player is a bust...
Michael Horvath
3 months ago
Russell Wilson
The last division left in our NFL over/under tour the NFC West, which might be the most “boring” of the eight. Seattle appears to the clear class of the division followed by the enigmatic Cardinals with a rebuilding San Francisco and...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Lamar Miller
Remember when the “zero-RB” strategy was a thing in fantasy football? It was a sound strategy and it did work – back in 2015. If you tried the zero RB approach last year, things probably didn’t go so well for you.  ...
Michael Horvath
3 months ago
Jadeveon Clowney
Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney’s mother, Josenna, worked at the Frito-Lay plant in Charlotte, N.C., for nearly 20 years. She had a good excuse to retire after Jadeveon became the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft....
Nathan Rush
3 months ago
Derek Carr
The AFC West is probably one of the most talented divisions in the NFL and it could be led now by Oakland, the darling team of the offseason along with Tampa Bay. Denver appears to be a quarterback away from being a Super Bowl contender once again...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Joe Thomas
In the midst of the final game of yet another trying, difficult season, Joe Thomas gave himself a couple of seconds to stretch his back in between plays. It was late December 2013 and, as the Browns’ veteran left tackle described it, a...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Anquan Boldin's retirement announcement took some by surprise, including the Bills social media team.   Recently the Bills tweeted out an image of Boldin and Sammy Watkins to get fans excited for what's ahead for the squad....
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Austin Hooper
It happens every year in fantasy football. Late in the season, just as the stretch drive begins, a player comes out of nowhere and helps one lucky owner dominate their fantasy playoffs. Wouldn’t it be awesome if that fantasy owner was you?...
Michael Horvath
3 months ago
Devonta Freeman
There is some extra star power in the NFC South with Adrian Peterson coming over to New Orleans. The Saints are gearing up to help make the back end of Drew Brees' career better. Carolina figures to have a healthier Cam Newton to challenge...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
For nearly a decade now the Giants have been talking about a “Big Three” at wide receiver. It started back when they had Plaxico Burress, Amani Toomer and a young Steve Smith early in Eli Manning’s career, and continued through...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The AFC South could actually be one of the more intriguing races in the NFL this coming season. You've got everyone's favorite Tennessee, a team that most believe have taken the steps needed to win the division.   There's also...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
Von Miller remains the face of the Denver Broncos. Like most of the team’s best players, he is a wrecking ball on defense. The Broncos make quarterbacks’ lives miserable, either through Miller’s pass rush or the clingy coverage...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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