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Julio Jones
It has finally arrived! Football is officially here this week, and with the start of the NFL regular season comes AthlonSports.com’s fantasy football rankings for Week 1. There was plenty of moving and shaking needed leading up to this week...,   
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
As the NFL season approaches, many eyes will be on the league's youngest players, and what they can do for their team. Several high profile players are still 25 and under and will be stars for many years to come. Here is a list of some of the...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Veteran players are a great commodity in the NFL, and their expertise and experience are extremely valuable to their teams. While teams are built with youth, they often must center around older players. Take a look at some of the best players over...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Golden Tate
The NFL season is right around the corner, and the NFC North is shaping up to be a competitive division for the upcoming season. The perennial powerhouse team in Green Bay is looking to be the Alpha of the division once again, but did lose top wide...
Josh Koop
1 year ago
Sean Payton
Madame La Veau has gazed into her crystal ball, has flipped through her tarot cards and has read some tea leaves. She has determined what will be the fate of the New Orleans Saints in the 2015 season. In the process, she also discovered some other...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
The NFL is back, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the chance to compete with your friends and...
John Gworek
1 year ago
Danny Amendola
I know this may not seem to be the most necessary post since the NFL season nor fantasy football has yet to officially begin. However there have actually been enough moves with trades and injuries to make the waiver wire something to be utilized...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Joey Bosa
With the college football season now upon us, it seems like the perfect time to give a sneak peek at who I see being the top 10 NFL Draft-eligible prospects entering the 2015-16 season. This list came to fruition from many hours of tape study...
Rob Donaldson
1 year ago
Sure it's only the preseason, but exciting plays still happen. In Thursday's preseason game between the Lions and the Bills, Merrill Noel blasted a one of the Lions and popped the ball loose. That's when cornerback Ron Brooks came...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Travis Kelce
For the most part, tight ends have been relatively spared from the rash of injuries that have already impacted the running back and wide receiver positions as it relates to fantasy football rankings. Travis Kelce put a scare into his owners (and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
The big new NFL news of the week is undoubtedly Tom Brady's four-game suspension being vacated by a federal judge. But what the's fantasy impact you ask? Not that much in my opinion, as Brady moves up just one spot, from No. 13 to 12,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Eddie Lacy
Just one more week of NFL preseason action and for the most part, fantasy owners can breathe a sigh of relief. The vast majority of starters won't even suit up for the final preseason game, so from here out it's all about injuries (Randall...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Judge Richard Berman vacated the NFL's punishment of Tom Brady on Thursday, putting an end to our long national nightmare known as Deflategate, for now. Brady is clear to start the Patriots' season opener against the Pittsburgh...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Tom Brady will start for the Patriots, and his four-game suspension is no more. As one can imagine, that ruffled some feathers around the NFL. One person who didn't appreciate the decision at all was former NFLer, Eddie George. During an...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Marshawn Lynch Sells Skittles on an Infomercial (Video)
It's been well documented that Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch loves Skittles. Of course, we didn't know he loved them this much. Lynch surprised viewers when he shared his passion for the colorful candy during an...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
Randall Cobb
While we knew the starters for most teams would play in the third NFL preseason game, we simply hoped no major injuries would crop up. Obviously no one ever wants a player to get hurt, but for those in fantasy football leagues that have...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
To commemorate 10 years since NBC started broadcasting Sunday Night Football games, they've decided to have a little Q&A with some of the NFL's biggest stars. Isabella Dayyeah gets the honor of interviewing Andrew Luck, Patrick...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
After the explosive trailer for Will Smith's new movie "Concussion" was revealed today, people started talking. There's talk this movie is good for people to see, but others are saying this will bring a damper to the game of...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Football is life. A young Bears fan is using the quarterback for his hated rivals as motivation. Miguel Reyes, a 14-year-old Bears fanatic, has a brain tumor that causes him headaches, among other problems. It was the idea of Reyes'...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Adam Vinatieri
Unless your fantasy football league doesn't use them, kickers need to be drafted too. And just like any other football player kickers are subject to injury and/or competition. That has been the case this preseason as Pittsburgh's Shaun...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Usually Jim Harbaugh is the brother making headlines for interviews. This time John Harbaugh is the one giving a not-so-good interview during halftime of the Ravens' preseason game. Even the coaches are bored and grouchy when it comes to...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Typically Defenses/Special Teams (DST) are the second-to-last position that is drafted in fantasy football. DSTs are undervalued and usually for good reason. In many leagues, you get points for your defense based on how many points they allow, plus...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
James Harrison
Recently, longtime NFL linebacker James Harrison compelled his two sons to return participation trophies that they received from their sports league. He did so in order to teach them that trophies should mean more than simply showing up for games...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
This is sure to ruffle some feathers. Will Smith's new movie, "Concussion," has finally released its trailer and it's just what one would expect. CTE, a brain injury often found in football players, has been swept under...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Martavis Bryant
Oh, the woes of rooting for a popular, historically successful team! Sure, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sold out every non-strike game since 1972, get on television a lot, and have won the most Super Bowls. But with that success and...
Marky Billson
1 year ago

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