NFL Articles

Todd Gurley
Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for — Week 1 fantasy football running back rankings. Week 1 brings the the dawn of a brand-new fantasy football season. A season that brings so much promise because (hopefully) your fantasy...
Michael Horvath
7 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
You can imagine who’s No. 1 in the Week 1 fantasy football tight end rankings. Of course it’s Rob Gronkowski. And even though Gronk has a new running mate (Martellus Bennett) and will have a "new" quarterback for the...
Michael Horvath
7 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Week 1 of the NFL and fantasy football season is here, which means positional rankings have returned, including flex. Although it may not be a position utilized by every fantasy football league out there, if your lineup does include a flex spot,...
Chris Meyers
7 months ago
Julio Jones
Fantasy football is (finally) upon us, which means it’s time for Week 1 wide receiver rankings. And I am sure everyone read all of the content here on AthlonSports.com prior to your draft(s), which means you wound up with teams that will...
Chris Meyers
7 months ago
Cam Newton
The 2016 NFL season will pick up right where it left off with a highly anticipated Week 1 rematch of Super Bowl 50, the first of its kind since 1970. Sports Authority Field at Mile High will serve as the backdrop for the Thursday night season...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
MNF Schedule 2016
Before power rankings can be set, before fantasy football scores are final, there is Monday Night Football. ESPN closes out the NFL schedule each week with a primetime game (or two) to give you one reason to be excited about Mondays. Check the...
Andrew Dellapina
7 months ago
Derek Carr
The NFL has returned and with it so has fantasy football and daily fantasy football. Perhaps you played daily fantasy football (DFS) on FanDuel or DraftKings or on some other site regularly last year, or dabbled in it every now and again. Maybe you...
Chris Meyers
7 months ago
Von Miller
As entertaining as the first week of the college football was, it’s time for the big men on campus to step aside for the professionals – the NFL is back! After a seven-month hiatus, the 2016 regular season kicks off Thursday night...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Bill Belichick
The NFL preseason is over and the march toward Super Bowl LI begins for all 32 teams on Thursday as Carolina travels to Denver in a rematch of the final game of last season. While it seems like it has been forever since those two teams met at...
Bryan Fischer
7 months ago
The NFL is finally ready to return to the field after more than seven months, and appropriately enough, it all starts with a rematch of the game that ended last season. Denver looks considerably different than the team that defeated Carolina 24-...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
There are two different type of teams in the NFC West with the Cardinals and Seahawks fighting for a playoff spot while the 49ers and Rams are fighting to stay out of last place. Both Seattle and Arizona did just a little bit of tinkering with...
Matt Josephs
7 months ago
Ever wanted to live the life of an NFL player entering training camp? Chances are slim that will happen, but you can win the package given to the pros.   Thanks to Rosenhaus Agency and KCB Sports Marketing, we're giving away a package...
Jasmine Watkins
7 months ago
Josh Norman has taken his talents to Washington D.C., leaving a hole in Carolina's defense. I don't think it'll be enough for another team in the NFC South to take advantage of, but we'll see if New Orleans can overcome a horrendous...
Matt Josephs
7 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Green Bay and Minnesota figured to be the two top contenders to win the NFC North, but that may not be the case now thanks to a significant injury. Chicago and Detroit are pretty far behind in terms of talent although the Lions appear to be closer...
Matt Josephs
7 months ago
The Colin Kaepernick backlash doesn't seem like it's going to end anytime soon.   After 49ers legend Jerry Rice chimed in on Kaepernick's actions, another former NFL player has something to say. Rodney Harrison had some...
Jasmine Watkins
8 months ago
Colin Kaepernick has started quite the conversation.    After the 49ers quarterback chose to sit during the National Anthem before a preseason game, people are speaking out either for or against him. He further explained his...
Jasmine Watkins
8 months ago
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is one of the country’s great professional sports cities — with the NHL’s Stanley Cup-champion Penguins, the NFL’s Steelers and MLB’s Pirates. But there is so much to do in Pittsburgh when you’re not...
Nathan Rush
8 months ago
Lavonte David, 26, has worked hard to get where he is today. A two-star recruit from Miami’s mythical national championship-winning Northwestern High School, David went to Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College — where he lost to Cam...
Nathan Rush
8 months ago
Khalil Mack
The Raiders are the AFC West’s hot team this offseason after more smart moves and a young nucleus that's starting to come together. Still, it's going to be tough to knock the Broncos off their perch even with Peyton Manning gone. The...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
Eric Ebron
Every year it happens — some random guy seems to fall off the turnip truck to turn into a fantasy football star that leads anyone lucky enough to snag him off the waiver wire first to a championship. What a glorious feeling that is, if you...
Michael Horvath
8 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
It's that time of year – fantasy football draft season! For some, draft day is the best part of the fantasy season. For others, it's stressful. After researching and mock drafting, fantasy owners have a feel for how their team may...
Sarah Lewis
8 months ago
Tom Brady
Those who play fantasy football have two choices when it comes to bye weeks — embrace them or ignore them. Bye weeks are the reason why the NFL regular season is 17 weeks. Going into every season, fantasy owners know that their best players...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Last year, I went out on a limb and picked the Colts to win the AFC South. Andrew Luck got hurt and that became almost impossible. The Texans won the division and proceeded to make several changes to their offense. The Jaguars and Titans will be...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
The AFC North is always one of the most intriguing divisions in the NFL. We do know the Browns will be one of the worst teams while the Ravens have to have better luck when it comes to injuries. Still, once again, this is going to be a race between...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Every year it happens in fantasy football. You draft a player who you think is bound to have an awesome year, only to watch them week after week do nothing but constantly disappoint you.   Last year there were plenty of examples. Eddie Lacy...
Michael Horvath
8 months ago

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