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After losing to San Diego last Thursday night, the Denver Broncos are going to be home, which is enough reason in itself to like the chances of a fantasy-pleasing, bounce-back showing from their defense/special teams. On top of that, the opponent...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Cairo Santos
Depending on league scoring, Adam Vinatieri is the leader in terms of fantasy points for kickers. The wily old veteran has made five field goals from 50 yards and out, two more than any other kicker in the league. He's made six field goals from...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
David Johnson
Last week was a great one for fantasy running backs as guys like LeSean McCoy, David Johnson and Lamar Miller (finally!) put up big numbers. But that was somewhat due to the fact that several of the elite starting options had great matchups....
Michael Horvath
5 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
It took longer than his fantasy owners were hoping, but Rob Gronkowski is back atop the tight end rankings for Week 7. He might not even be 100 percent healthy, but all Gronk needs is Tom Brady, although that touchdown spike had to feel awfully...
Michael Horvath
5 months ago
Antonio Brown
After what seemed to be a decent streak of relatively injury-free weeks, fantasy owners are faced with processing a whole new batch of aches, pains and health-related developments. Wednesday alone brought news of a setback for Doug Martin (...
Chris Meyers
5 months ago
Mike Evans
There has already been a slew of injury-related news this week that fantasy owners have had to process, but for the most part, the wide receiver position remains relatively healthy. Yet the loss of players such as Vincent Jackson (ACL) and, most...
Chris Meyers
5 months ago
Matt Ryan
After Week 6, fantasy owners can gingerly say Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan is matchup-proof, which is one of the reasons he leads of this week’s positional rankings  Against the vaunted Seahawks defense (in Seattle no less), Ryan threw...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
David Johnson
While one of the most intriguing games of the Week 7 slate in the NFL may have lost some of its luster, it’s still an important matchup and not the only one worth paying attention to. The New England-Pittsburgh showdown that everyone was...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
The NFL is in full swing, 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 gives you the...
John Gworek
5 months ago
Rex Ryan
Major injuries, some wild finishes and more than a handful of controversial calls highlighted a very interesting Week 6 in the NFL. As the result of some surprising wins and even a few close losses, there’s been a little shuffling in the...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Todd Gurley
There seemed to be more of the same in Week 6 for several of the fantasy-relevant players who have been mentioned in this space over the past few weeks. C.J. Anderson and Alshon Jeffery continued to have sub-par fantasy performances for their...
Chris Meyers
5 months ago
With two teams on a bye again for Week 7, fantasy owners will be looking for bench depth more than bye week fill-ins. The Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers are off, and those two teams feature plenty of fantasy-relevant players.   Knock...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
The 2-3 Arizona Cardinals have not had the season they envisioned prior to kicking off their 2016 campaign. However, a solid 33-21 victory over the 49ers last week should provide some much-needed momentum tonight as they host the New York Jets on...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
Andrew Luck
The focus on Sunday night heads to the AFC South as a pair of preseason favorites in the division meet with first place in the standings on the line.   Houston has been downright dismal on the road this year and is coming off a lackluster...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Two of the most successful franchises in the league clash again in a marquee afternoon matchup that pits the streaking Dallas Cowboys against a Green Bay Packers team that was a trendy preseason pick to win it all. Each squad has suffered just...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Julio Jones
This Sunday at CenturyLink Field, fans will be treated to a potential playoff preview as the Seattle Seahawks will battle the Atlanta Falcons. It’s a game that has a little of everything, including productive and explosive offenses thanks...
Scott Whittum
5 months ago
For the second straight week, the Oakland Raiders will host an AFC West opponent, but this week it will be the Kansas City Chiefs that will come to the Oakland Coliseum.   Last Sunday, the Raiders edged out the San Diego Chargers 34-31...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Jonathan Stewart
The goods new for fantasy owners in Week 6 is that four teams are back in action, which means there are more players to choose from compared to last week. The bad news is that this means the injury report is longer than last week as there are quite...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Dez Bryant
It should come as no surprise that by Week 6, fantasy owners have lots of players who are banged up and injured. The key is which of those on the injury report will end up playing and whether or not you should put them in your starting lineup....
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
There are quite a few tight ends on the injury report entering Week 6, but with four teams coming back from a bye, there should be plenty of fill-in options should a fantasy replacement be needed. The big injury news at the positon this week was...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago
DeMarco Murray
Le’Veon Bell may have grabbed the spotlight when he returned in Week 4, but he and every other running back are looking up at David Johnson when it comes to fantasy scoring. Last week’s No. 1 option, Johnson delivered in a big way,...
Michael Horvath
5 months ago
Andy Dalton
When the NFL schedule was revealed in the offseason, this looked like a big game — two division champs who both won 12 games last season, no major changes on either side. It looked like a playoff preview.   Well, it’s still a...
John Gworek
5 months ago
Defending NFC champion Carolina limps into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome seeking its first victory in a month. The Panthers, who have won the NFC South each of the past three seasons, look nothing like the steamroller they were in 2015 en route to a...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Kirk Cousins
Heading into this season not much was expected within a rebuilding NFC East. You had the Eagles trade away their starting quarterback, choose to go with rookie Carson Wentz and adjusting to a first-year coach. The Cowboys starting a rookie of their...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
Giovani Bernard
With only two teams on bye in Week 6, most fantasy owners aren't going to be missing too many players. Tampa Bay and Minnesota are off this week, so plan accordingly. After five weeks, we have a better grasp of what defenses look like. We can...
Sarah Lewis
5 months ago

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