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Tom Brady
After a week off, Tom Brady is back as the No. 1 fantasy quarterback for Week 10. He faces Seattle, which is coming off of a short week, and the Seahawks have done a good job against QBs (fifth-fewest fantasy points allowed).   However,...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
The NFL season is more than halfway over, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era ...
John Gworek
5 months ago
Russell Wilson
With every NFL team at least halfway through their schedule, some things are starting to come into focus. In the AFC, New England remains the class of the conference while the AFC West currently has three teams in prime playoff position, led by...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Devontae Booker
Even with six teams on bye liming the player pool for Week 9, there were still some big performances that left their mark from a fantasy standpoint, especially in the DFS realm. It all got started in a big way on Thursday night with Atlanta and...
Chris Meyers
5 months ago
Khalil Mack
Week 9 had a little bit of everything around the NFL, from blowouts of bad teams to surprising, last-second upsets from teams we weren’t quite sold on. More than anything, just about every division race saw some significant movement in the...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Marvin Jones
We are getting ever so close to the fantasy playoffs everyone. It is a nerve-wracking and exciting time of the season. I know my leagues are split 50/50 with top-tier teams and some underperforming dregs.   However, if you happen to be in...
Chris Meyers
5 months ago
James Starks
With only four teams on a bye in Week 10, fantasy owners have survived the bloated bye weeks. However, don't forget that Buffalo, Detroit, Indianapolis and Oakland are on bye in Week 10. Thankfully, not many players suffered injuries in Week 9...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Russell Wilson
The Seattle Seahawks (4-2-1) look to close out the first half of the season on a high note after losing to the New Orleans Saints 25-20 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome last Sunday. Russell Wilson completed 22 of 34 passes for 253 yards with zero...
Scott Whittum
5 months ago
Derek Carr
Two bitter division rivals are set to square off on “Sunday Night Football” with a lot more than an AFC West tiebreaker on the line as the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos head to Oakland looking to stop a red-hot Raiders...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Both the San Diego Chargers and the Tennessee Titans are hoping that the second half of the NFL schedule works out in their favor.   The Chargers’ first half was marred by heartbreak, posting a 3-5 record, as all five losses were by a...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Two of the best quarterbacks in the game meet in a Sunday battle that could have big implications in both the AFC and NFC playoff races as Indianapolis makes the rare trip to Green Bay. Both teams entered the season with lofty expectations but...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Drew Brees
The Saints (3-4) march into this contest, having won three of their last four games.  All four of those contests had close finishes. They have won or lost every game this season except for one by six points or fewer.   In contrast, the...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Cam Newton
The Los Angeles Rams (3-4) return home to the Coliseum for the first time since Week 5 for a cross-divisional matchup against the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers. The Rams opened the season on a sour note with an embarrassing 28-0...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
Randall Cobb
With six teams on bye, the injury report that fantasy owner need to pay attention to is (thankfully) lighter than it has been in previous weeks. However, plenty of players are shaping up to be the dreaded game-time decision.   Be sure to...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Carlos Hyde
For Week 9, fantasy owners may be scrambling to find players with a pulse to fill in their starting lineups. Six teams on bye diminish the player pool before you even factor in injuries. A few have already been ruled out (including Spencer Ware,...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Eli Manning
Week 9 of the regular season marks the NFL’s halfway point. The Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants will be playing the eighth game of their respective 16-game schedules this Sunday with both teams already having their bye. It feels a...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The Steelers and Ravens have played some classics; they don’t like each other, and when they meet there is usually a lot at stake in the AFC North. Sunday’s game is no different, as the winner will have a least a share of the lead in...
John Gworek
5 months ago
Ryan Tannehill
Week 9 brings another week with six teams on a bye (Arizona, Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, New England, Washington), which means fantasy owners will have gaps in their lineups. Waivers have already run for the week, and while owners may still be...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Derek Carr
As we approach Week 9 of the fantasy football season, bye weeks continue to have an impact on fantasy lineups. Andy Dalton, Tom Brady and Kirk Cousins are all taking the week off, so you may need to look to the waiver wire if you don't have a...
Michael Horvath
5 months ago
Todd Gurley
At this point in the season, fantasy football teams are gearing up for playoff runs. It's also around this time that most teams’ running back situations are a complete mess. Between bye weeks and key injuries to players such as C.J....
Michael Horvath
5 months ago
Donte Moncrief
By Week 9 of the fantasy football season, there are sure to be some disappointments in your lineup. Wide receivers and tight ends such as Allen Robinson, DeAndre Hopkins and Zach Ertz simply haven't been producing like fantasy owners expected...
Michael Horvath
5 months ago
Two awful beats and we're back to an 0-3 week in the NFL. Who knew Jacksonville's defense was going to give up on Thursday and that the Eagles would blow a 10-point fourth quarter lead? It just shows the odd nature of the sport in which...
Matt Josephs
5 months ago
Through eight weeks, Adam Vinatieri is still the No. 1 kicker in terms of fantasy points (depending on league scoring). Facing the Green Bay Packers in Week 9, he should have plenty of opportunities to add to that total. He's made five field...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Derrick Johnson
After some lackluster fantasy performances from the so-called top defense/special teams (DST) units in the league in Week 8, the Kansas City Chiefs have claimed the top spot for Week 9. The Chiefs have an interception in each of their past three...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers finished Week 8 with the second-most fantasy points among quarterbacks (Derek Carr and his 513 yards, 4 TDs led the way). Rodgers has thrown seven touchdown passes over the past two weeks. This Sunday, he faces Indianapolis, which has...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago

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