NFL Articles

Kirk Cousins
The NFC East figures to be a hotly contested division in the NFL this season so all matchups between the four teams will be of the utmost importance, starting with an opening one between Philadelphia and Washington. The Redskins hope to start this...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The Oakland Raiders will begin their 2017 NFL season on the road as they will travel to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon.   Both the Raiders and Titans wrapped up their preseason last Thursday night with losses....
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
A.J. Green Bengals
Paul Brown Stadium will serve as the backdrop on Sunday afternoon as the Cincinnati Bengals host the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC North showdown to open the 2017 season. The Ravens are coming off of a disappointing 8-8 season in which they lost...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
LeSean McCoy
After years of banging their heads against the wall trying to win big in the same division with Tom Brady and the Patriots, the Bills and Jets apparently came to the same conclusion in the offseason: We’re not winning now, so it’s...
John Gworek
2 months ago
who to start, who to sit, start sit, start em sit em: DeAndre Hopkins
So you fell in love with the whole “zero RB” strategy in your fantasy draft and now you find yourself with a roster full of wide receivers and tight ends. That’s all fine and dandy, but just exactly who should you start or sit in...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
who to start, who to sit, start sit, start em sit em: Todd Gurley
After what seemed like an eternity, Week 1 of the NFL season and, more importantly, fantasy football season is finally upon us. This means it’s back to figuring out who to start and who to sit each week, hopefully without pulling out your...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Who to start: Derek Carr
Everyone wants to get off to a good start in Week 1, but choosing who to start and who to sit on your fantasy team can lead to frustration when you bench the guy who has a huge game.   But fortunately for you, you have come to the right...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Mike Glennon
Week 1 of the NFL season represents the best chance for each fan base to feel great about the coming year. Even Jets fans are able to think positively that their team will not finish the year 0-16.   Most weeks of the season, there are...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
David Johnson
Week 1 of the NFL season is upon us, which means fantasy football is back and so are the weekly running back rankings! It also appears that Ezekiel Elliott will be back Sunday night against division rival New York. And for fantasy purposes, that...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
As we head into Week 1 of the NFL and fantasy football season, every team and player has a clean slate. The drafts are (hopefully done) and the season is ready to begin (except for those players from Miami and Tampa Bay).   New season...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Antonio Brown
Week 1 of the fantasy football season has officially arrived and although many of us feel comfortable with our starting lineups post-draft there may be some depth issues and lineup questions. Rankings based on matchup and week can help make tough...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
T.Y. Hilton
In Week 1 of the fantasy football season, most positions are locked and loaded with it being the first game, but if there any cases of second-guessing those tend to fall on the flex position(s). And even once injuries and bye weeks come into play...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
Travis Kelce
Fantasy football season is finally here and it’s only fitting that the first game features the No. 1 tight end for Week 1 – Rob Gronkowski. While that may not be a real surprise, Gronk’s inability to stay healthy has definitely...
Michael Horvath
2 months ago
Delanie Walker
Another NFL season is upon us and with it comes fantasy football – both of the seasonal league variety and the growing segment that is daily fantasy sports (DFS). This season I am shifting more of my money and efforts to DFS than last year...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 months ago

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