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Wide receiver Stevie Johnson is the third most talented receiver on the 49ers roster, but that doesn't mean he'll be the No. 3 wideout ... or even on the team. | 07/22/2014 10:59 AM
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Wide receiver Stevie Johnson is the third most talented receiver on the 49ers roster, but that doesn't mean he'll be the No. 3 wideout ... or even on the team.
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With Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree ahead of him on the team's wide receiver depth chart, Johnson (52 catches, 597 yards, 3 TD in 12 games last season) will have to prove he's worth the high salary he comands or the team could go for youth.
A Cleveland Plain dealer report says the wide receiver to watch in Browns camp will be Charles Johnson. | 07/22/2014 10:54 AM
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A Cleveland Plain dealer report says the wide receiver to watch in Browns camp will be Charles Johnson.
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With Josh Gordon out of the picture and journeymen Nate Burleson and Miles Austin penciled in as starters, Johnson might be the most exciting receiver on the practice field. He's got size (6-foot-2, 215) and speed (4.38 40). He needs to stay healthy, but he could be a player worthy watching this summer.
Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson will begin training camp on the active/PUP list, according to Field Yates of ESPN. | 07/21/2014 8:57 PM
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Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson will begin training camp on the active/PUP list, according to Field Yates of ESPN.
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Dobson had surgery on his foot this offseason and was expected to be back for minicamp, but he's taken much longer than expected. He should be back before the end of the preseason. The 22-year-old has the potential to turn into New England's No. 1 receiver in his second season and he comes with an 11th-round ADP. No other New England receiver has Dobson's combination of size and speed.
Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson will begin training camp on the active/PUP list, according to Field Yates of ESPN. | 07/21/2014 8:56 PM
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Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson will begin training camp on the active/PUP list, according to Field Yates of ESPN.
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Dobson had surgery on his foot this offseason and was expected to be back for minicamp, but he's taken much longer than expected .The 22-year-old has the potential to turn into New England's No. 1 receiver in his second season and he comes with an 11th-round ADP. No other New England receiver has Dobson's combination of size and speed.
Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is expected to be the starter for Game 1, according to former Vikings beat reporter and USA Today's Tom Pelissero. | 07/21/2014 4:18 PM
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Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is expected to be the starter for Game 1, according to former Vikings beat reporter and USA Today's Tom Pelissero.
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Whether he keeps the job all season is another story, but the veteran should get the nod early on.
Giants running David Wilson (neck) tweeted he's been medically "cleared for everything." | 07/21/2014 4:13 PM
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Giants running David Wilson (neck) tweeted he's been medically "cleared for everything."
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Wilson will likely be a change-of-pace back and home-run threat behind workhorse Rashad Jennings.
Jurrell Casey still in contract talks w/ TEN | 07/21/2014 12:03 PM
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DL Jurrell Casey remains in contract extension negotiations with the Titans.
Jim Wyatt on Twitter

Joe McKnight starts camp on active/PUP | 07/21/2014 11:54 AM
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Chiefs placed RB Joe McKnight (knee) and CB Demarcus Van Dyke (hamstring) on active/PUP.
Rotoworld.com

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McKnight is expected to be activated within the next couple weeks, but he'll start off on the wrong foot as he tries to secure a roster spot. The ex-Jet spent last year on the street. The speedy Van Dyke will need to get healthy as he looks for a special teams role.
Wyatt very high on Kendall Wright for 2014 | 07/21/2014 11:33 AM
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The Nashville Tennessean projects 88 receptions, 1,360 yards and eight touchdowns for Kendall Wright this season.
Nashville Tennessean

Jairus Byrd's back rehab is on schedule | 07/21/2014 11:11 AM
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Jairus Byrd's recovery from back surgery has reportedly gone as expected.
Mike Triplett on Twitter

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Byrd underwent a minor procedure in late May to correct a disc issue. He might be limited when camp opens later this week, but no one around the Saints is concerned with his Week 1 status. Byrd, who landed a $54 million contract in free agency, will pair with Kenny Vaccaro to form arguably the game's premier safety duo.
E.J. Manuel bulks up to 247 pounds | 07/21/2014 11:06 AM
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ESPN's Sal Paolantonio reported on SportsCenter that E.J. Manuel added ten pounds of muscle this offseason and is up to 247.
Rotoworld.com

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Manuel's Scouting Combine measurement was 6-foot-4 5/8 and 237 pounds. The muscle gain is ostensibly an attempt to improve Manuel's durability after he missed six games as a rookie. Manuel's injuries were to his knee, however. The Bills are hoping for a sophomore leap from Manuel, but we remain skeptical.
Report: Darrel Young's job is safe | 07/21/2014 10:53 AM
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A source tells CSN Washington that FB Darrel Young's job is safe.
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Young's roster spot wasn't thought to be in danger because of talent -- he's among the league's top lead-blockers. It was a question mark because Jay Gruden rarely used a traditional fullback in Cincy, instead employing two-tight end sets in his pass-first scheme. Keeping Young is further evidence that the Redskins are going to at least attempt to stick with the Mike Shanahan scheme when they do run the ball.
Dareus won't take test again until Thursday | 07/21/2014 10:42 AM
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DT Marcell Dareus will not re-take his conditioning test until Thursday at the earliest.
Mike Rodak on Twitter

Christian Kirksey expected to start for CLE | 07/21/2014 10:22 AM
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The Akron Beacon-Journal expects Christian Kirksey to beat out Craig Robertson for a starting inside linebacker job.
Akron Beacon-Journal

David Wilson says he's cleared for everything | 07/21/2014 10:02 AM
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David Wilson (neck) tweeted Monday that he's been "cleared for everything."
David Wilson on Twitter

Jordan Cameron the No. 1 read in CLE | 07/21/2014 9:45 AM
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ESPN Cleveland says the Browns' "sorry situation at wideout" makes Jordan Cameron "a No. 1 read" in the passing game.
ESPN Cleveland

Nigel Bradham opens as starter for BUF | 07/21/2014 9:29 AM
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The Bills opened camp with Nigel Bradham and Keith Rivers as their starting outside linebackers.
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Former Patriot Brandon Spikes was the middle linebacker. It's been the expected alignment ever since stud WLB Kiko Alonso tore his ACL, and DC Jim Schwartz considers Bradham and Rivers "interchangeable." Bradham is the preferred IDP sleeper because he's likely to be part of the nickel package. He just has to hold off third-round rookie Preston Brown through camp.
Ndamukong Suh extension still in play | 07/21/2014 9:02 AM
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The Detroit Free Press believes Ndamukong Suh will get a contract extension before Week 1.
Dave Birkett on Twitter

Weinfuss: Ellington to get some short-yardage | 07/21/2014 8:43 AM
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ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss believes Andre Ellington will get the call in short-yardage on a "few occasions."
ESPN.com

Beat writer: Hill will certainly break out | 07/21/2014 8:25 AM
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ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey thinks Jeremy Hill will "certainly" break out this season.
ESPN.com

Ed Dickson was 'impressive' at OTAs | 07/21/2014 8:17 AM
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Ed Dickson had an "impressive showing" during OTAs.
Charlotte Observer

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When the Panthers open camp on Friday, they'll have six tight ends on the roster. Dickson enters as the favorite to bookend Greg Olsen in two-tight end formations, but he'll mainly be a blocker. The ex-Raven flopped badly last season despite a golden opportunity following Dennis Pitta's injury, dropping four passes in the first three games and struggling all year in the run game.
Giants 4-time Pro Bowler Chris Snee to retire | 07/20/2014 9:41 PM
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ESPN's Dan Graziano reports Giants RG Chris Snee will announce his retirement from the NFL on Monday.
Dan Graziano on Twitter

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Hat tip to Giants blog Big Blue Interactive for having this before anyone else. Initial reports indicated Snee would meet with team brass to discuss retirement, but Graziano reports Snee "has indeed decided to retire" at age 32. The four-time Pro Bowler's loss is a big one for Big Blue, as Brandon Mosley (59 career snaps) is now ticketed for right guard duties, with Will Beatty, Geoff Schwartz, J.D. Walton, and Justin Pugh at the other four spots. O-Line injuries torpedoed the Giants' running game last season. While we're trying to stay optimistic that won't happen again this year, things have certainly not gotten off on the right foot.
Julius Thomas wants to stay in Denver | 07/20/2014 8:11 PM
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Julius Thomas told Larry Brown Sports he "absolutely" wants to stay in Denver long term.
Larry Brown Sports

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Thomas is entering a contract year, and GM John Elway has made it clear he doesn't value J.T. at Jimmy Graham's level. Thomas doesn't seem to mind. "Absolutely," said the ascending 26-year-old. "I love Denver. It's a great city. I really love that franchise, fan base, I would look forward to being there for a long time." Thomas could be a candidate for the franchise tag in 2015.
Giants G Chris Snee considering retirement | 07/20/2014 6:00 PM
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Giants RG Chris Snee will meet with team brass on Monday to contemplate whether Snee should continue his playing career.
Ralph Vacchiano on Twitter

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Per the New York Daily News' Ralph Vacchiano, Snee's surgically repaired elbow is "not good" after it forced him to be shut down during OTAs. Vacchiano also confirms "retirement is an option" for 32-year-old Snee, who's additionally undergone hip surgeries in back-to-back offseasons. A rumor appearing on the Giants fan site "Big Blue Interactive" claimed Sunday that Snee will "announce his retirement before training camp begins." The rumor hasn't been confirmed, but it certainly appears to be a realistic possibility. The Giants would likely turn to converted OT Brandon Mosley as Snee's heir apparent. Snee is a four-time Pro Bowler and Giants head coach Tom Coughlin's son-in-law.
Bills DT Dareus reports to camp out of shape | 07/20/2014 5:52 PM
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Bills coach Doug Marrone revealed Sunday that DT Marcell Dareus opened camp on active/PUP because he couldn't pass the team's conditioning tests.
Albert Breer

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The Bills were the first team to open training camp when they took the field Sunday evening. Dareus was placed on the active/PUP list Saturday. It should only be a day-to-day situation, but is another red flag on Dareus following his May arrest for possession of synthetic marijuana. He's also consistently late to team meetings. Although Dareus is a Pro Bowl-caliber performer when focused, the Bills have to be growing wary of signing him to a high-dollar long-term extension. They do have Dareus under control for the next two seasons.
Joe McKnight underwent knee scope | 07/20/2014 4:25 PM
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Chiefs RB Joe McKnight underwent arthroscopic knee surgery following minicamp.
Terez Paylor on Twitter

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If you didn't previously know ex-Jet McKnight was on the Chiefs' offseason roster, now you do. We suspect he'll open training camp on the active/PUP list, and be activated a week or two in. McKnight will be battling for a roster spot.
De'Anthony Thomas learning from RBs coach | 07/20/2014 4:22 PM
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Chiefs fourth-round pick De'Anthony Thomas has spent more time learning the playbook with RBs coach Eric Bienemy than WRs coach David Culley.
Terez Paylor on Twitter

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It's just the latest indication that the Chiefs view Thomas' primary NFL position as tailback, perhaps eventually in a McClusterian role. At 5-foot-9, 174 with overrated speed, Thomas doesn't project as a fantasy asset anytime soon.
Christine Michael shined in spring work | 07/20/2014 2:55 PM
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According to the Seattle Times, Christine Michael's work at spring practices "did nothing to quell the idea he will get regular carries this season."
Seattle Times

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C-Mike saw increased first-team practice reps with Marshawn Lynch holding out. The Times believes Michael has "a chance to earn a much larger role this season," which would come at Lynch's expense. Michael is still no more than a handcuff pick in fantasy leagues, albeit one with a ton of upside if Lynch broke down. Lynch is 28 years old with 1,002 carries over his last three seasons.
Storm Johnson is Jaguars No. 4 tailback | 07/20/2014 2:47 PM
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Rookie Storm Johnson will open Jaguars camp as the No. 4 tailback behind Toby Gerhart, Jordan Todman, and Denard Robinson.
Florida Times Union

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The Jags are high on Johnson's long-term outlook, but the 22-year-old isn't a threat for year-one carries barring several injuries ahead of him. He does know Jags OC Jedd Fisch from their days together at Miami (FL), where Johnson began his college career with Fisch as the Hurricanes' offensive coordinator. "Storm is going to run at the same speed as Toby and maybe a hair faster, but he's strong and really compact," Fisch said. "He has incredible vision and lower body strength." Johnson is worth stashing in all Dynasty leagues.
Jags see Todman as 'change of pace' back | 07/20/2014 2:44 PM
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Jaguars OC Jedd Fisch made it clear he envisions Jordan Todman as a "change of pace" back.
Florida Times Union

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Toby Gerhart detractors have suggested Todman might pose a threat to Gerhart's workload or even his starting job, but Fisch doesn't seem to agree. "Those two guys are truly change-of-pace backs," Fisch said of Todman and Denard Robinson, who are vying for the pace-change role behind Gerhart. Fisch did praise Todman's "burst, speed and acceleration." Still, Gerhart lacks a clear handcuff with Todman, Robinson, and Storm Johnson all competing for backup duties.
Low reception expectations for Robinson | 07/20/2014 1:58 PM
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ESPN Jaguars reporter Michael DiRocco believes "anywhere from 30-40 catches" would be a "very good season" for rookie Allen Robinson.
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Indeed. Robinson is unlikely to play in two-wide sets -- he's behind Marqise Lee and Cecil Shorts -- and the Jaguars intend to lean on their Toby Gerhart-led run game this season. About 35 catches with a 15-plus yards-per-reception average would be a nice showing from Robinson, whose Dynasty outlook is far more enticing than his re-draft prospects. He's still only 20 years old.
Rams LB Dunbar arrested on South Beach | 07/20/2014 1:46 PM
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CBS 4 in Miami reports Rams SLB Jo-Lonn Dunbar was arrested outside of a South Beach club early Sunday on battery and disorderly conduct charges.
CBS 4 Miami

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Dunbar was allegedly hanging with ex-Sacramento Kings guard Donte Green when a "physical altercation" broke out. No further details are available. Dunbar was suspended four games in 2013 for violating the NFL's PED policy, but has otherwise not had run-ins with the law as a pro. The Rams re-signed Dunbar to a two-year, $3.5 million deal in March. He's their starting Sam 'backer.
Tiquan Underwood dropped too many passes | 07/20/2014 1:26 PM
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Panthers WR Tiquan Underwood "dropped passes throughout OTAs."
Charlotte Observer

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Underwood looked like he had a chance to start when the Panthers signed him to a two-year deal in March, but he's fallen down the totem pole. Carolina's top-three receivers are now Kelvin Benjamin, Jerricho Cotchery, and Jason Avant. 27-year-old Underwood could still be a useful situational deep threat.
Greg Hardy in last season with Panthers? | 07/20/2014 1:23 PM
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The Charlotte Observer believes 2014 will be RE Greg Hardy's final season with the Panthers.
Charlotte Observer

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Hardy is sporting a one-year, $13.2 million franchise tag and has encountered serious off-field woes. He's a dominant young player, but also wasn't drafted by the current front office, which used a second-round pick on DE Kony Ealy this May. Cap constraints may force Carolina to let Hardy walk in 2014 free agency. They have Charles Johnson and Mario Addison signed long term.
Giants not talking extension with Eli | 07/20/2014 1:16 PM
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Co-owner John Mara told the New York Post the Giants have had no contract extension talks with Eli Manning.
New York Post

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Manning, 33, is currently signed through 2015 at base salaries of $15.15 million this year, and $17 million next year. ESPN's Dan Graziano reported in April that the Giants are concerned Eli has entered his decline phase after leading the NFL in interceptions (27) last season. "We haven't even really discussed that yet," Mara said of a new deal. "We'll discuss that at the appropriate time. Obviously it's our hope that he finish his career as a Giant."
Gronk: 'I plan on playing the whole season' | 07/20/2014 1:10 PM
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Rob Gronkowski (ACL/MCL) said Friday night that he anticipates playing a full season in 2014.
ESPN.com

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"I'm planning on playing the whole season this year," said Gronk at his women's football clinic. Gronkowski played all 16 games his first two NFL seasons, but has missed 14 over the past two years. Gronk is expected to open camp on the active/PUP list as he's eased into football activities. If Gronk indeed makes it 16 games, he'll push Jimmy Graham to be fantasy's No. 1 tight end.
Titans plan to employ running back committee | 07/20/2014 12:26 PM
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According to the Nashville Tennessean, the Titans "plan on using a running back by committee approach" this season.
Nashville Tennessean

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Beat writer Jim Wyatt's "thinking" is Bishop Sankey will lead the team in "carries and production," but Dexter McCluster will be ex-Chargers OC Ken Whisenhunt's new Danny Woodhead, and the Titans "want (Shonn) Greene to be their power back in goal-line and short-yardage situations." Wyatt also noted McCluster was an "offseason star" at pre-training camp activities. Most NFL executives viewed Sankey as a rotational back as opposed to a bellcow prior to May's draft. The Titans made him the first running back selected, but he's hardly a lock to handle bellcow work. Sankey's current Average Draft Position is the early fourth round, ahead of Ryan Mathews, Rashad Jennings, Shane Vereen, and Frank Gore.
According to the Tennessean, the Titans plan on using a running back by committee this season. | 07/20/2014 12:06 PM
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According to the Tennessean, the Titans plan on using a running back by committee this season.
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We're guessing they'll move away from that quickly once they see the difference between Bishop Sankey and Shonn Greene. Dexter McCluster will be involved, but more as a pass-catcher in the role Danny Woodhead occupied last season for the Chargers under new Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt. Woodhead had 182 touches, but there were still 311 touches left for Ryan Mathews. Sankey will likely lead the backfield in touches, but with Greene looming as a touchdown vulture a 39.3 ADP is a little high for the rookie.
Titans LT Roos the star of spring on O-Line | 07/20/2014 11:52 AM
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The Nashville Tennessean named LT Michael Roos the "offseason star" among the Titans' offensive line.
Nashville Tennessean

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Top beat writer Jim Wyatt fully expects Roos to be protecting Jake Locker's blind side come Week 1, with the real competition going on on the right side of the line between Michael Oher and Taylor Lewan. If Oher plays like he did in Baltimore, Lewan should have no trouble beating him out talent-wise. However, GM Ruston Webster laughably gave Oher $9.5 million guaranteed in March. Oher is penciled in as the starter, but keep the eraser within reach.
Sidney Rice competing for roster spot | 07/20/2014 11:33 AM
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ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount considers Sidney Rice the "odd man out" at receiver entering training camp.
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Blount left Rice off his initial 53-man roster projection. Rice doesn't contribute on special teams and has lost a considerable amount of explosion after numerous injuries. If he's not a top-three receiver, Rice doesn't bring much to the team. He's competing with rookie Kevin Norwood and special teamer Ricardo Lockette for a roster spot. Rice brings zilch to the table in terms of fantasy value.
Jaguars OC: Gerhart will be our workhorse | 07/20/2014 11:09 AM
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Jaguars OC Jedd Fisch confirmed Toby Gerhart will be the "workhorse" and play all three downs.
Florida Times Union

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"Toby has the ability to do it all," Fisch said. "He can catch it well. He can pass protect well, and he's going to be in the game a lot - third down, base downs, short-yardage, passing downs." Fisch also admits both Denard Robinson and Jordan Todman are merely "change-of-pace backs," and will only see action to give Gerhart an occasional breather. Former Rotoworld all-star Chris Wesseling thinks Gerhart could lead the league in carries and run for 1,200-1,300 yards. The obvious concern for Gerhart owners is touchdown potential.
Quinton Coples dropped weight in offseason | 07/20/2014 11:03 AM
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Jets OLB Quinton Coples dropped about 15 pounds and is playing in 270-275 range.
ESPN New York

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Coples entered the league as a hand-in-the-dirt defensive end, but made the transition to stand-up edge rusher last season. He generated just 4.5 sacks. The Jets are now looking for a breakout season from the third-year pro. He already plays above-average run defense, but Coples needs to find the quarterback more, especially with bookend Calvin Pace nearing the end of the line at age 33.
Left tackle still up for grabs in Pittsburgh? | 07/20/2014 10:53 AM
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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette indicates Kelvin Beachum will have to hold off Mike Adams for the Steelers' starting left tackle job.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Beachum started 11 of the final 12 games of the season on Ben Roethlisberger's blind side after Adams was destroyed in pass protection the first four games, surrendering four sacks and 13 hurries. Adams has the draft pedigree as a former second-rounder, but Beachum is a technician and has consistently proved he can play. New OL coach Mike Munchak will try to turn Adams' career around.
Patriots sign TE Nate Byham | 07/20/2014 10:06 AM
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Patriots signed TE Nate Byham.
ESPN Boston

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Byham, 26, spent the previous two seasons playing for the Bucs and coach Greg Schiano. He caught six passes for 56 yards and one touchdown in 15 games played for Tampa Bay. Primarily a blocker, Byham will compete for a spot.
Redskins' offense to be similar to Shanahan's | 07/19/2014 10:58 PM
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Robert Griffin III said the Redskins offense under new coach Jay Gruden will resemble Mike Shanahan's.
Washington Post

Bills GM: Corey Graham not in plans at safety | 07/19/2014 10:13 PM
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Bills GM Doug Whaley confirmed that safety is "not in the plans right now" for Corey Graham.
WGR 550 Buffalo

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"Corey brings depth, he helps us outside and nickel and I think in a pinch we would put him at safety," Whaley said. Graham is the favorite for nickel duties entering training camp, but will need to hold off second-year UDFA Nickell Robey. Graham had 74 tackles, four interceptions, and 12 pass deflections covering the slot in Baltimore last season.
Giants to use Odell Beckham as deep threat | 07/19/2014 9:06 PM
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ESPN New York's Dan Graziano reports the Giants plan to use rookie Odell Beckham to "stretch out defenses" in a way that allows them to operate with quick-hitting options.
ESPN New York

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Beckham would essentially be a decoy, running clearing routes for Victor Cruz and Rueben Randle to get open underneath. Graziano is skeptical that Beckham will able to beat press coverage and has concerns over how he'll matchup with physical corners, though he adds that "people around the league" think he can contribute right away. Beckham is the No. 54 receiver in Rotoworld's pre-training camp rankings, with a projected 52/702/5 rookie-year line.
Broncos moving Omar Bolden back to corner? | 07/19/2014 8:32 PM
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The Broncos are considering moving S Omar Bolden back to cornerback.
Denver Post

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Bolden was a rotational safety with Denver last season, playing on a career-high 211 snaps. T.J. Ward, Rahim Moore, Quinton Carter, and Duke Ihenacho are currently locked in as the Broncos' top four safeties, so Bolden's best chance at making the team could be as the No. 5 corner. A 2012 fourth pick, Bolden will remain a deep reserve if he keeps his roster spot.
Broncos expect improvement from DT Williams | 07/19/2014 8:18 PM
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The Broncos are counting on a second-year leap from DT Sylvester Williams.
Denver Post

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Williams appeared in 13 games (four starts) as a rookie, but didn't see regular playing time until the second half. He had both of his sacks and nine of his 19 tackles in Denver's final three regular season games. Williams should get the majority of snaps over Kevin Vickerson at three-technique this year, with Terrance Knighton returning at nose tackle.
Carl Nicks (toe) could open camp on PUP list | 07/19/2014 7:48 PM
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Bucs LG Carl Nicks (toe) is a candidate for the active/PUP list.
Pewter Report

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Nicks couldn't run or cut during OTAs, and remains questionable to be cleared when the Bucs report to training camp next week. Pewter Report's Scott Reynolds "wouldn't be surprised" if Nicks opens 2014 on the reserve/PUP list, costing him at least the first six games. Nicks has been dealing with toe issues the last two seasons and is far from a guarantee to be ready for Week 1.
D.J. Moore remains favorite for nickel duties | 07/19/2014 7:32 PM
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D.J. Moore will open training camp as the Bucs' slot corner.
Pewter Report

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Moore spent the majority of last year out of football, but his experience in Lovie Smith's Tampa-2 makes him the favorite for snaps in nickel packages. His main competition will be Danny Gorrer and third-year CB Leonard Johnson. Moore had 10 interceptions in three seasons under Smith from 2010-2012.
Louis Murphy has 'inside track' for slot role | 07/19/2014 7:01 PM
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Louis Murphy has "the inside track" on the Bucs' No. 3 receiver job.
Pewter Report

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Murphy "performed at a high level" during OTAs with Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans sidelined. He's competing with Chris Owusu and sixth-round WR Robert Herron for the slot role in Jeff Tedford's offense. Murphy's veteran status likely gives him the early edge, but there's a good chance that could change once training camp is over. 27-year-old Murphy caught just six passes for 37 yards in 14 games with the Giants last season.
Seferian-Jenkins on track for start of camp | 07/19/2014 6:43 PM
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Pewter Report's Scott Reynolds "would be very surprised" if TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (foot) isn't ready for the first week of training camp.
Pewter Report

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Seferian-Jenkins missed OTAs and minicamp due to Washington's late graduation. The time off should have allowed him to fully recover from the foot injury that forced him to sit out the Combine. ASJ doesn't project for many targets in Jeff Tedford's run-based offense, but could be an immediate red-zone contributor. He'll enter camp behind Brandon Myers and Tim Wright. Seferian-Jenkins will push for early-season snaps even if he isn't the Week 1 starter.
Titans impressed with TE Thompson's progress | 07/19/2014 6:08 PM
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Titans coaches have raved about third-year TE Taylor Thompson's progress.
Nashville Tennessean

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Thompson played 272 snaps last year, but was a non-factor on offense. He's competing for the No. 3 tight end role behind Delanie Walker and Craig Stevens. The Nashville Tennessean expects Thompson to push for an expanded role in the receiving game. Thompson has just 18 targets through two seasons and may never develop into more than a red-zone threat.
Delanie Walker primed for big season | 07/19/2014 5:46 PM
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The Nashville Tennessean believes "all signs point to a big year" from TE Delanie Walker.
Nashville Tennessean

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Walker has been working on his blocking this offseason in an attempt to stay on the field more often. He's coming off a career year and has potential to see his targets increase in Ken Whisenhunt's tight-end friendly offense. Walker posted a breakout 60/571/6 line in 2013. The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt projects Walker to be "in the 60-catch neighborhood" again this season.
Leodis McKelvin activated from PUP list | 07/19/2014 5:23 PM
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Bills activated LCB Leodis McKelvin from the active/PUP list.
Rotoworld.com

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McKelvin was placed on the PUP list earlier in the week, but won't end up missing any training camp time. He underwent offseason hip surgery and was limited in OTAs. The Bills have cleared him to return to practice.
Bills place DT Dareus on NFI list | 07/19/2014 5:04 PM
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Bills placed DT Marcell Dareus on the active/NFI list.
Rotoworld.com

Raiders want Schaub to start all 16 games | 07/19/2014 4:47 PM
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CSN Bay Area believes Matt Schaub will start the entire season "if all goes according to plan."
CSN Bay Area

Luke Joeckel looks 'faster' this season | 07/19/2014 4:12 PM
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Jaguars OC Jeff Fisch said LT Luke Joeckel looks more athletic and faster this season.
Florida Times Union

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"He looked more athletic than I remember him," Fisch said. "When he was doing his rehab, he spent so much time on his lower body, he came back looking faster." Joeckel missed the final 11 games of last year with a broken ankle. He struggled in his only start at left tackle, but should receive a boost playing next to Zane Beadles. Austin Pasztor will bookend Joeckel at right tackle.
Bowman to be placed on PUP list next week | 07/19/2014 3:46 PM
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49ers ILB Navorro Bowman (ACL, MCL surgery) will be placed on the active/PUP list next week.
CSN Bay Area

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It's a procedural move, as Bowman is expected to open 2014 on the reserve/PUP list. Bowman is five months removed from knee surgery and targeting a midseason return.
Ian Williams says he'll be ready for season | 07/19/2014 3:25 PM
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49ers NT Ian Williams (ankle) expects to come off the PUP list at some point in training camp.
CSN Bay Area

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Williams has underwent four surgeries on his ankle since last Week 2. He was placed on active/PUP Friday, and can be activated at any time. Williams can't afford any setbacks if he wants avoid missing extended time. He remains a candidate for the reserve/PUP list, which would cost him the first six games.
Redskins likely to keep Santana Moss | 07/19/2014 2:39 PM
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ESPN's John Keim expects Santana Moss to make the Redskins' 53-man roster.
ESPN.com

Impact
Keim allows that Moss "still needs a good camp," but believes his spot is secure. Leonard Hankerson (knee) missed OTAs and minicamp, and could open 2014 on reserve/PUP. Moss likely only needs to hold off Aldrick Robinson and Nick Williams for the No. 5 receiver job.
Jay Gruden praises ILB Keenan Robinson | 07/19/2014 2:18 PM
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Washington coach Jay Gruden raved about ILB Keenan Robinson's athleticism and ability to cover sideline to sideline.
redskins.com

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Robinson is the favorite to start over Akeem Jordan and Darryl Sharpton at inside linebacker, and could be a candidate for a three-down role. He received first-team reps in OTAs and minicamp. Perry Riley struggles in pass coverage and could be removed in sub packages. Robinson has been limited to 11 games the last two years and needs to prove he can stay healthy to win the job.
Wright and Simpson competing for slot duties | 07/19/2014 1:57 PM
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Jarius Wright and Jerome Simpson are competing for the Vikings' slot receiver job.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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The favorite is Wright, who has earned most of the first-team reps during spring practices and is a more natural fit for the slot than Simpson. Neither player will be anything more than the No. 4 passing option on a run-first team.
NFL increasing focus on defensive holding | 07/19/2014 1:53 PM
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FOX Sports analyst and former Vice President of Officiating Mike Pereira said the biggest points of emphasis in the NFL's officiating clinic was illegal contact and defensive holding.
Mike Pereira on Twitter

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"Last time the NFL had this as a major emphasis was 2004," Pereira continued, "and the number of illegal contact fouls went from 79 to 191." What this may look like in practice is unknown, but it appears the league is cracking down on the physical cornerback play many of the best defenses in the league are built on. This is yet another move which should increase passing and offensive success.
Williams fully healthy entering training camp | 07/19/2014 1:27 PM
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Bills WR Mike Williams said he is fully healthy at the start of training camp.
Buffalo News

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Williams' sat out some of the Bills' offseason program to rest the hamstring he had surgically repaired last season, but said he is "fully ready to go" now. The Bills will use Williams on the outside in three-wide sets and as a target man in the red zone. His touchdown potential could push him into the WR4 range in redraft leagues.
Rookie Verrett expected back in time for camp | 07/19/2014 1:20 PM
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The Union-Tribune San Deigo's Tom Krasovic says rookie CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) is expected to be ready for camp.
Union-Tribune San Diego

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Verrett was expected to be out until at least August recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum. The early return helps his chances at earning a starting job in camp, but at the very least Verrett should contribute in sub packages as a rookie. The additions of Verrett and newly-signed Brandon Flowers should make the Chargers secondary a more formidable force this season.
Broncos and Thomas will negotiate during camp | 07/19/2014 1:02 PM
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Broncos GM John Elway said the team will continue to work on contract extensions for Demaryius Thomas and Julius Thomas during camp.
USA Today

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"I'm never going to go into the season, but the first couple of weeks, we can continue to talk about it," said Elway. "After the second week of the preseason, we'll want to have had something done, one way or another." The team would like to get both deals done, but it appears the are comfortable letting both players play out the final year of their rookie contracts.
Brian Hoyer will hold of Johnny Football? | 07/19/2014 12:44 PM
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The Akron-Beacon Journal's Nate Ulrich believes Brian Hoyer will hold of Johnny Manziel for the starting quarterback job in Cleveland.
Akron Beacon-Journal

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Ulrich cites coach Mike Pettine's consistent support of Hoyer and the organization's desire to sign him to a contract extension as evidence the Browns are comfortable entering the season with Hoyer as their starter. While that may be the case, Manziel is clearly the future in Cleveland, and he will get the nod if he performs during camp.
Bengals will work out UDFA Lakendrick Ross | 07/19/2014 12:18 PM
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Bengals will work out UDFA DT Lakendrick Ross on Monday.
NFLDraftDiamonds.com

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Ross went undrafted in the Supplemental Draft after being declared ineligible for the 2014 college football season. Ross is a giant at 6-foot-5, 360 pounds, and has reportedly drawn interest from several NFL teams. The Bengals still have one spot open on their 90-man training camp roster.
Andre Williams needs 'a lot more work' | 07/19/2014 10:50 AM
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ESPN New York's Dan Graziano said, "Everything I heard about (Giants rookie RB Andre) Williams in spring practices indicated he needed a lot more work."
ESPN New York

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Williams is a north-south runner that has surprising speed once he breaks into the second level. He leaves a lot to be desired in the passing game, however, and it is likely that aspect of his game that requires the work. Unless he shows aptitude as a pass blocker, he will find playing time hard to come by his rookie year.
BIlls add Tori Gurley and Kamaal Mcllwain | 07/19/2014 10:13 AM
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Bills signed WR Tori Gurley and CB Kamaal McIlwain.
buffalobills.com

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Gurley appeared in three games for the Browns last season, catching one pass for 15 yards. McIlwain was on Kansas City's training camp roster last season but was cut before the start of the regular season. Both players are camp bodies.
'All the signs point' to breakout for Rudolph | 07/19/2014 10:06 AM
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The Minneapolis Star-Tribune said "all the signs point" to Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph breaking out this season.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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Rudolph has been diligent in his recovery from the broken foot that sidelined him for the final eight games last season, reportedly dropping 15 pounds and working on his technique in order to be quicker out of his breaks. He should also get a big bump from the arrival of OC Norv Turner, who helped Jordan Cameron breakout last season. Rudolph is a bargain at his current ninth-round ADP.
James White could be heavily invovled early | 07/19/2014 9:54 AM
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ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss said rookie RB James White "will play more than 20 percent" of the Patriots' offensive snaps in his bold predictions column.
ESPN Boston

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This lives up the bold prediction moniker, but it may not be too far off reality. White was one of the more pro-ready backs in this year's draft class, and he has only an injury-prone Shane Vereen and fumble-prone Stevan Ridley ahead of him on the depth chart. There are many scenarios that could see White earn this kind of playing time and perhaps even some redraft value this season.
Brandon Mosley the favorite to start at RG | 07/19/2014 9:43 AM
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The Newark Star-Ledger views OG Brandon Mosley as the favorite to start at right guard for the Giants.
Newark Star-Ledger

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With Chris Snee (elbow) unable to make it through non-contact spring practices and John Jerry recovering from an offseason knee scope, Mosley took almost all the first-team snaps during OTAs and minicamp. Despite the reps, Mosley's spot is anything but secure. Jerry is finally healthy enough to push Mosley during camp, and Snee will almost certainly be given the nod if he is able to get back on the field.
Doctors use 'cutting-edge' procedure on Julio | 07/19/2014 9:28 AM
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Doctors used a "cutting-edge medical procedure" to heal Julio Jones' troublesome right foot and prevent the injury from recurring.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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The fifth metatarsal bone Jones has fractured twice is notorious for being difficult to heal due to a limited blood supply. In order to help the healing process, Dr. Robert Anderson took bone marrow from Jones' hip and injected into the wide receiver's foot. This coupled with a new, larger screw inserted into the bone should accelerate the healing process and decrease the chances of another re-injury. Jones could be recovered in time for the start of training camp, and is a lock for Week 1. He is a top-five wide receiver in all formats.
Prince Shembo has a shot to start early | 07/19/2014 9:13 AM
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Falcons fourth-round LB Prince Shembo will be given the opportunity to earn a starting job in camp.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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"He's picked up the system very well," said coach Mike Smith "He doesn't have any experience, but we will get him a lot, I can assure you that in the preseason." Sean Weatherspoon's season-ending injury opened up an opportunity for Shembo to earn early playing time. He will compete with Paul Worrilow for snaps when the defense aligns in the 4-3, and will line-up next to Worrilow in the team's 3-4 packages.
Vikings suspend ST coach Priefer 3 games | 07/18/2014 10:23 PM
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Vikings suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer three games for making at least one homophobic slur during the 2012 football season.
Profootballtalk on Twitter

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The homophobic slur Priefer first denied, then later admitted, was roughly "nuke the gays." It was made known by ex-punter and same-sex-marriage advocate Chris Kluwe, who was cut after that season and has not since resurfaced in the NFL. Kluwe is now suing the Vikings for essentially blackballing him. Upon investigation, Vikings K Blair Walsh told investigators Kluwe "loves the attention" and wanted to be "in the spotlight," allegations that align with Kluwe's Friday night decision to rant and rave on his Twitter page. During the same 2012 season, Kluwe is known to have on "multiple" occasions walked around with a hole in his shorts in front of teammates and coaches, "claiming to be a Sandusky victim."
Seantrel Henderson to open camp as starter | 07/18/2014 9:30 PM
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Bills GM Doug Whaley said rookie Seantrel Henderson will open training camp as the starting left tackle.
buffalobills.com

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With Cordy Glenn (illness, NFI) sidelined, Henderson will get first-team reps over Chris Hairston. It's a strong vote of confidence from the Bills, and makes Henderson the favorite to open the season as Glenn's backup. Henderson fell to the seventh-round in May's draft due to off-field issues, but has the talent of a Day 2 pick.
Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com predicts rookie running back Tre Mason will get 8-10 carries per game for the Rams this season. | 07/18/2014 9:10 PM
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Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com predicts rookie running back Tre Mason will get 8-10 carries per game for the Rams this season.
sportsnetwork.com

Impact
Zac Stacy saw 249 carries across his 12 starts in 2013, or 20.8 per game, and St. Louis really didn't use a backup much during that stretch. Mason stealing 8-10 carries per game would be devastating to Stacy's fantasy value unless the Rams plan to run the ball more than they did last season (St. Louis averaged 24.25 non-quarterback runs per game). We expect Stacy to still see around 17 touches per game and all the goal-line work, so his 27.1 ADP in fantasyfootballcalculator.com mock drafts is reasonable.
Vic Carucci of clevelandbrowns.com expects rookie running back Terrance West to push Ben Tate for the starting job in training camp. | 07/18/2014 9:00 PM
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Vic Carucci of clevelandbrowns.com expects rookie running back Terrance West to push Ben Tate for the starting job in training camp.
sportsnetwork.com

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The Browns signed Tate this offseason and drafted West in the third round. Tate backed up Arian Foster the past three years in Houston and had 1,992 yards and 10 touchdowns on 421 carries (4.7 ypc) and is the favorite to win the job. The Browns are expected to be a run-heavy team this season following Josh Gordon's expected suspension, so both Tate and West could see enough carries to make them fantasy options.
Gronkowski unsure if he'll open camp on PUP | 07/18/2014 8:58 PM
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Rob Gronkowski (knee) said he doesn't know if he'll open training camp on the active/PUP list.
Mike Reiss on Twitter

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Gronkowski was able to get in limited work during OTAs, but his availability for the start of camp remains in doubt. He's still a strong candidate to begin on the active/PUP list. Gronk has been rehabbing at the Patriots' facility for the last month. All signs continue to point toward him being ready for Week 1.
ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright says that Jimmy Clausen "appears poised to unseat" Jordan Palmer for the backup QB job. | 07/18/2014 8:34 PM
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ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright says that Jimmy Clausen "appears poised to unseat" Jordan Palmer for the backup QB job.
sportsnetwork.com

Impact
Clausen hasn't thrown a pass in the NFL since his rookie year in 2010, when he had a 3/9 TD/INT ratio and a .525 completion percentage. But remember that Josh McCown was a journeyman with a 37/44 TD/INT prior to putting up a 13/1 TD/INT and a .665 completion percentage in Bears coach Marc Trestman's offense last season. Bears starter Jay Cutler has missed 13 games over the past four years.
49ers NT Ian Williams lands on PUP list | 07/18/2014 8:29 PM
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49ers placed NT Ian Williams (ankle) on the active/PUP list.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Williams is five months removed from his latest ankle surgery. He was always a long shot to be ready for training camp and isn't a lock to get cleared for Week 1. When healthy, Williams will compete for a rotational role behind Glenn Dorsey.
Darian Stewart to open camp at free safety | 07/18/2014 8:07 PM
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The Baltimore Sun confirms Darian Stewart will open training camp as the Ravens' starting free safety.
Baltimore Sun

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Stewart played with the first-team defense throughout OTAs and minicamp. He's competing with rookie Terrance Brooks and Jeromy Miles to start opposite Matt Elam. Stewart has struggled with injuries throughout his career, but is the heavy favorite to win the job as long as he stays healthy.
Bills GM says Glenn's season not in jeopardy | 07/18/2014 7:27 PM
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Bills GM Doug Whaley said he doesn't believe LT Cordy Glenn's (illness, active/NFI list) season is in jeopardy "at this time."
WGR 550 Buffalo

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"We hope not," Whaley added. "We're still waiting on some reports, but it looks like it's gonna be one of those day-to-day things and we'll see how it progresses." Glenn was limited in OTAs and missed minicamp due to the illness. WGR 550's Joe Buscaglia suggests Glenn could be dealing with a similar issue to Chris Hairston, who spent all of last year on the NFI list. Hairston and rookie Seantrel Henderson replaced Glenn at left tackle during spring practices and should continue to split reps if he misses extended time in camp.
Dolphins sign third-round OG Billy Turner | 07/18/2014 6:35 PM
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Dolphins signed No. 67 overall pick OG Billy Turner to a four-year contract.
Adam Caplan on Twitter

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Turner practiced as the first-team left guard during OTAs, playing next to Brandon Albert. A four-year starter at North Dakota State, Turner is a strong run blocker and has the size (6'5/315) and arm length (34'') to excel in pass protection. Browns CB Justin Gilbert and Titans OT Taylor Lewan are now the only remaining unsigned draft picks.
Aldon Smith get probation, charges reduced | 07/18/2014 6:04 PM
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49ers OLB Aldon Smith was sentenced 12 days in jail for vehicle charges.
Tracey Kaplan on Twitter

Clowney unsure if he'll be ready for camp | 07/18/2014 5:39 PM
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No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney (sports-hernia surgery) said he doesn't know if he'll be full speed when he reports to training camp next week.
Wall Street Journal

John Jerry should be ready for training camp | 07/18/2014 5:18 PM
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Giants OG John Jerry (knee) "should be ready for the start of training camp."
Newark Star-Ledger

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Jerry hasn't practiced since having his knee scoped, sitting out OTAs and minicamp. He expects to be full-go for the start of training camp Monday, though "nobody outside of the organization has seen [Jerry]" to this point. With Chris Snee's (hip, elbow surgeries) health status up in the air, Jerry and Brandon Mosley will be competing for the Giants' starting right guard spot.
Lions waive Naaman Roosevelt | 07/18/2014 5:08 PM
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Lions waived WR Naaman Roosevelt.
Rotoworld.com

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They saw more upside in Corey Fuller and Kevin Ogletree.
West serious threat to Tate as Browns starter | 07/18/2014 4:57 PM
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Browns.com's Vic Carucci considers Ben Tate "at least a slight favorite" for the team's starting tailback job, but expects third-round pick Terrance West to pose serious competition.
clevelandbrowns.com

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Carucci expects a "spirited" battle, stating West has "quickly emerged as a formidable challenger." Carucci notes West is a "natural" in OC Kyle Shanahan's outside-zone scheme, and it "wouldn't be the least bit surprising if he ends up winning the starting job or at least getting a significant number of carries in what is expected to be a run-oriented offense." Tate's Average Draft Position is the middle of the fifth round; West generally lasts until early in the eighth.
Teammates impressed by Cooks' speed | 07/18/2014 4:18 PM
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Numerous teammates noted first-round pick Brandin Cooks playing at a "different speed" than the rest of the Saints' offense during spring workouts.
ESPN.com

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Saints CB Keenan Lewis nicknamed Cooks "lightning." Added TE Ben Watson, "everybody looked at each other like, 'Wow, this kid is definitely at a different speed.'" "I haven't seen that kind of speed in a while," chimed in OLB Junior Galette. "He can get into that last gear quick. His speed is obviously top tier in the league." Reporter Mike Triplett considers Cooks a prime OROY candidate, floating 70 receptions for 800 yards as a realistic expectation.
Pagano says T-Rich will have 'great year' | 07/18/2014 3:56 PM
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Colts coach Chuck Pagano "fully expect(s)" Trent Richardson "to have a great year."
USA Today

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The story the Colts are selling is that T-Rich's 2013 struggles were primarily due to their in-season trade for him, forcing Richardson to learn an offense on the fly and never find a comfort zone. "Coming in under the circumstances which he did would be tough on anybody," said Pagano. "Certainly having a year under his belt and a full offseason ... he's put the time in and has a better understanding of the offense." Fantasy owners seem to be buying the Richardson kool-aid; his Average Draft Position has reached the fifth round.
Aldon Smith will be sentenced today | 07/18/2014 3:20 PM
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49ers OLB Aldon Smith will face sentencing at 1:30 PT on Friday in connection with his multiple felony gun charges.
Tracey Kaplan on Twitter

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The sentencing date was bumped up a week. Smith escaped charges stemming from his April bomb threat at LAX airport. We should have another update soon.
Ravens place Cody on active/PUP list | 07/18/2014 3:08 PM
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Ravens placed DT Terrence Cody on the active/PUP list.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
He'll be eligible for activation at any time during camp, but it appears Cody has not yet been medically cleared following his second hip surgery in as many offseasons. Cody is competing for a roster spot in a contract year.
Christian Ballard suing NFLPA | 07/18/2014 3:05 PM
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Former Vikings DL Christian Ballard is suing the NFLPA for allegedly withholding information from its players about the risk of head injuries.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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A fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft, Ballard is coincidentally representing the players association in a grievance concerning roughly $240,000 in 2013 base salary he collected, but the Vikings are trying to recoup. Ballard essentially quit the team last September. His career appears over at age 25.
Tre Mason to siphon 8-10 carries per game? | 07/18/2014 2:53 PM
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ESPN Rams reporter Nick Wagoner guesses third-round pick Tre Mason could garner 8-10 carries per game as a rookie.
ESPN.com

Impact
Wagoner seems comfortable with his projection, noting "that means something like 140-160 carries" over the course of the year. Losing that many attempts would be a huge drain on Zac Stacy's fantasy value, as he is very much a volume-dependent commodity, having averaged under 3.9 YPC last season. In a chat with Rams fans, Wagoner later wrote he'd be "surprised" if Mason stole Stacy's starting job, but expects the rookie to "earn his way to plenty of carries as the season wears on." It's certainly a situation to monitor in training camp.
Free agent DL Adam Carriker (quad) cleared | 07/18/2014 2:26 PM
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Free agent DL Adam Carriker (quad) is healthy and has been cleared.
ESPN.com

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Carriker posted a video of himself deadlifting 505 pounds Thursday, and now just needs a team to take a chance on him. The Redskins seemed interested in a possible reunion after they released the 30-year-old in March, but ended up signing Jason Hatcher to a big-money deal and handing Chris Baker an extension. Carriker has missed 30 consecutive games and wasn't very good in 2011.
Bills WLB Alonso had knee surgery Thursday | 07/18/2014 12:54 PM
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Bills WLB Kiko Alonso underwent successful surgery Thursday to repair his torn left ACL.
Steve Caric on Twitter

Impact
Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery. This is mostly for bookkeeping purposes, as Alonso is done for the season. He was placed on the active/NFI list, which serves the same purpose as PUP, on Wednesday, and will be transferred to I.R. eventually. The Bills will look to third-round rookie Preston Brown and third-year LB Nigel Bradham to fill Alonso's shoes.
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