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| 07/07/2015 1:27 PM
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Cruz (knee) said Tuesday that he doesn't think the Physically Unable to Perform list is an option for him, Sirius XM NFL Radio reports.
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| 07/07/2015 1:15 PM
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Perriman hopes to earn the starting job across from Steve Smith, NFL.com reports.
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| 07/07/2015 1:09 PM
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Redd (ankle) wants to prove he can handle a larger role, the Redskins' official website reports.
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| 07/07/2015 1:06 PM
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Thompson is hoping to earn a role in the Washington backfield, the Redskins' official website reports.
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| 07/07/2015 12:08 PM
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Rodgers remains in line to compete with Andrew Quarless for the Packers' starting tight end job, NFL.com reports.
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| 07/07/2015 11:38 AM
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The Packers have no plans to release Quarless, who was charged with a misdemeanor for discharging a firearm in public on July 4, ESPN.com reports.
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| 07/07/2015 11:27 AM
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Toon, who spent his first three years at the X receiver spot, has moved to the Z receiver position in the Saints' base offense, reports The New Orleans Advocate.
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| 07/06/2015 6:51 PM
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ESPN's Adam Schefter indicates that there are concerns that Pierre-Paul (hand) could miss training camp and perhaps the start of the coming season.
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| 07/06/2015 6:13 PM
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According to Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice, Richardson has lost some weight, and as a result the running back's "quickness came around" this offseason, the team's official site reports.
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| 07/06/2015 3:45 PM
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Ball is expected to get roughly seven-to-eight touches per game this season, with C.J. Anderson likely to get a large majority of the backfield workload, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
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| 07/06/2015 3:42 PM
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Anderson is expected to get a majority of the carries out of the Broncos' backfield this season, with Montee Ball getting around seven-to-eight touches per game, the Denver Post reports.
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| 07/06/2015 1:40 PM
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The Giants are reportedly withdrawing their $60 million contract offer to Pierre-Paul in the wake of the fireworks incident this past weekend that led to the star defensive end sustaining a hand injury, NFL.com reports.
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| 07/05/2015 10:47 PM
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Pierre-Paul (hand) suffered some burns and is being evaluated for nerve damage in his fingers, Dan Graziano of ESPN New York reports.
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| 07/05/2015 8:49 PM
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With Antonio Gates suspended for the first four games of the season, there should be plenty of slot snaps available for Johnson, NBC San Diego reports.
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| 07/05/2015 6:04 PM
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Pierre-Paul severely injured his hand in a fireworks accident Saturday night, the New York Post reports.
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| 07/04/2015 2:40 PM
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Robinson is recovering from a partially torn pectoral muscle suffered in early June, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports.
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| 07/04/2015 12:57 PM
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Quarless was arrested in Miami on Saturday morning on a charge of discharging a firearm in public, the Miami New Times reports.
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| 07/03/2015 12:48 PM
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Robinson said he isn't worried about the Saints' investments in fellow running backs Mark Ingram and C.J. Spiller, ESPN.com reports.
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| 07/03/2015 12:01 PM
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With Antonio Gates suspended for the first four games of the season, Green will have a chance to prove that he's the Chargers' tight end of the future, ESPN.com reports.
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| 07/02/2015 4:26 PM
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Jones has been suspended one game for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports.
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| 07/02/2015 4:19 PM
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Gates will be suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season after violating the league's substance abuse policy.
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| 07/02/2015 3:01 PM
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McClain (knee) has been suspended for four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, Mike Garofalo of Fox Sports 1 reports.
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| 07/02/2015 2:28 PM
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Richardson has been suspended for the first four games of the coming season for violating the league's policy and program for substances of abuse, NFL.com reports.
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| 07/02/2015 12:28 PM
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Bibbs, an undrafted rookie, has a shot to stick with the Browns as a depth tight end, the team's official site reports. "(Bibbs) has had a real good spring for us," Coach Mike Pettine noted of the tight end during mini-camp. "He's kind of come out of nowhere. We feel that we have some depth in the room and some future depth in that room that we're very pleased with."
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| 07/01/2015 5:02 PM
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Barrington is poised to make the defensive calls in Green Bay this season, Chris Wesseling of NFL.com reports.
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| 07/01/2015 11:52 AM
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Williams (knee) could be facing an uphill battle to secure a roster spot with the Cowboys, Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News reports.
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| 06/30/2015 1:35 PM
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Alonso's teammate, Mychal Kendricks, is a strong candidate to be traded, according to Geoff Mosher of CSN Philadelphia.
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| 06/30/2015 1:30 PM
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Kendricks is a strong candidate to be traded, according to Geoff Mosher of CSN Philadelphia.
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| 06/30/2015 1:18 PM
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Abraham is wanted by police in Brookhaven, Georgia for a charge of misdemeanor battery, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
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| 06/30/2015 1:05 PM
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Wolff (knee) is no lock to make the final roster, according to CSN Philadelphia's Geoff Mosher.
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| 06/30/2015 12:57 PM
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Posluszny, who is slated to reclaim his starting spot at middle linebacker, is still viewed as a three-down player by the Jaguars, the Florida Times-Union reports.
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| 06/30/2015 12:55 PM
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Thurmond is expected to start next to Malcolm Jenkins at safety, according to CSN Philadelphia's Geoff Mosher.
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| 06/30/2015 12:52 PM
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Carroll and Eric Rowe are competing for a starting job, according to CSN Philadelphia's Geoff Mosher.
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| 06/30/2015 12:49 PM
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Rowe and Nolan Carroll are competing for the starting spot opposite Byron Maxwell, according to CSN Philadelphia's Geoff Mosher.
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| 06/30/2015 12:43 PM
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Barner is a strong candidate for the practice squad, according to CSN Philadelphia's Geoff Mosher.
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| 06/30/2015 12:41 PM
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Cooper will likely stick around with the Eagles for one more season, according to CSN Philadelphia's Geoff Mosher.
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| 06/30/2015 12:13 PM
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McFadden said his hamstring is doing great, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.
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| 06/30/2015 12:03 PM
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Allen plans on losing some weight, ESPN.com reports.
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| 06/30/2015 11:53 AM
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Bell, who has spent the offseason resting his knee and Achilles, is expected to return to the field in time for the start of training camp, mlive.com reports.
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Jaguars second-year wideout Allen Hurns is ahead of Marqise Lee in the battle for the wideout spot opposite Allen Robinson, according to a Florida Times-Union report. | 06/29/2015 1:39 PM
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Jaguars second-year wideout Allen Hurns is ahead of Marqise Lee in the battle for the wideout spot opposite Allen Robinson, according to a Florida Times-Union report.
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Hurns caught 51 balls for 677 yards and six touchdowns last season and has had a better offseason than Lee who has been dealing with knee issues. Robinson is probably going to be the team's only consistent fantasy wideout with newly-acquired TE Julius Thomas as the No. 2 target for Blake Bortles.
The trade for Brandon Marshall and the drafting of Devin Smith all but ended the hopes of any fantasy value for New York Jets wideout Jeremy Kerley. | 06/27/2015 11:16 AM
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The trade for Brandon Marshall and the drafting of Devin Smith all but ended the hopes of any fantasy value for New York Jets wideout Jeremy Kerley.
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Kerley caught 38 balls for 409 yards and a touchdown last season, but should be almost exclusively a return man in 2015, accordin to Jets reporter Rich Cimini.
St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley will have a checkup with Dr. James Andrews at which time we should know more about his availability for the start of the season, according to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports. | 06/27/2015 10:23 AM
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St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley will have a checkup with Dr. James Andrews at which time we should know more about his availability for the start of the season, according to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports.
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Gurley tore his ACL in November last season, so fantasy owners need all the input they can get to evaluate when he'll be ready and therefore when he should be drafted. For keeper leagues, he'll be the Rams' most talented back since Steven Jackson in his prime.
A decision on the appeal of the Tom Brady fpir-game suspension isn't expected to come down until near the end of July. | 06/26/2015 11:42 AM
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A decision on the appeal of the Tom Brady fpir-game suspension isn't expected to come down until near the end of July.
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As long as you don't have your draft too early, you should have an answer before it's time to make your pick.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wants to be the highest-paid player in the NFL, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. | 06/26/2015 11:21 AM
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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wants to be the highest-paid player in the NFL, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report.
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And I'd like to date a supermodel. Actually, Wilson's two consecutive Super Bowl appearances make it a semi-reasonable argument. As long as he doesn't miss any playing time fantasy owners don't care what he gets paid, though in the fantasy world he's not the best player in the league.
St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley hopes to at least partially participate in training camp, according to an nfl.com report. | 06/25/2015 11:11 AM
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St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley hopes to at least partially participate in training camp, according to an nfl.com report.
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Gurley tore his ACL in November last season, so fantasy owners need all the input they can get to evaluate when he'll be ready and therefore when he should be drafted. For keeper leagues, he'll be the Rams' most talented back since Steven Jackson in his prime.
It sounds like Tom Brady could remain suspended for four games to begin the season. | 06/24/2015 5:27 PM
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It sounds like Tom Brady could remain suspended for four games to begin the season.
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According to Pro Football Talk, Brady remained in denial during his appeal on Tuesday. Roger Goodell and the NFL office wanted to see a different side of Brady, which according to Pro Football talk, they didn't see. Adam Schefter of ESPN, however, had a different take Tuesday night reporting that Brady was his "greatest ally". It will be interesting to see where this story turns next.
Sports Radio 610 has a source that says the Texasn and Broncos opened "preliminary" talks regarding a Peyton Manning trade this offseason. | 06/24/2015 5:24 PM
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Sports Radio 610 has a source that says the Texasn and Broncos opened "preliminary" talks regarding a Peyton Manning trade this offseason.
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The story goes that the "preliminary" discussions took place before Manning agreed to his $4 million pay cut to stay in Denver. Manning has a no-trade clause, so he would have had to agree to the trade. This seems like a very strange story, but it's probably getting blown out of proportion. Again, these talks were very "preliminary".
Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Tevin Coleman will enter training camp behind Devonta Freeman for the starting running back job according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. | 06/23/2015 7:52 PM
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Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Tevin Coleman will enter training camp behind Devonta Freeman for the starting running back job according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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The Falcons have bragged about Freeman's passing catching and blocking ability, but the team has left the early downs open to competition. Coleman has a high ceiling, but owners will probably want to see what kind of role he has first.
Forner Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw has yet to generate much interest for the upcoming season. | 06/23/2015 2:50 PM
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Forner Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw has yet to generate much interest for the upcoming season.
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Bradshaw fractured his fibula in mid-November and recently received a one-game suspension for marijuana misdemeanor. He was a good receiving back in the games he played last season, catching 30 balls for 300 yards and six touchdowns, but he may have to wait until there are some injuries to find a place to play in 2015-16.
Former quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been signed by the Cleveland Browns to compete for a wide receiver roster spot. | 06/23/2015 11:42 AM
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Former quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been signed by the Cleveland Browns to compete for a wide receiver roster spot.
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He couldn't have picked a better team to try out for. The Browns have one of the weakest groups of wideouts in the league with Dwayne Bowe, Brian Hartline, Andrew Hawkins as the "leaders" at the position.
Buffalo wideout Marquise Goodwin will be a participant in the long jump at the weekend's U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships.. | 06/23/2015 11:38 AM
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Buffalo wideout Marquise Goodwin will be a participant in the long jump at the weekend's U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships..
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Goodwin has yet to prove himself on the football field and might have a better future on the track. He's caught just 18 balls for 325 yards and three touchdowns in two seasons. The Bills have Sammy Watkins, Percy Harvin and Robert Woods to see most of the wideout targets.
Buffalo wideout Marquise Goodwin will be a participant in the long jump at the weekend's U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships.. | 06/23/2015 11:37 AM
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Buffalo wideout Marquise Goodwin will be a participant in the long jump at the weekend's U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships..
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Goodwin has yet to prove himself on the football field and might have a better future on the track. He's caught just 18 balls for 325 yards and three touchdowns in two seasons. The Bills have Sammy Watkins, Percy Harvin and Robert Woods to see most of the wideout targets.
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has put together a great offseason and is probably the favorite to start in Week 1, according to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. | 06/23/2015 11:31 AM
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has put together a great offseason and is probably the favorite to start in Week 1, according to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune.
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Martin has never come close to matching his 2012 production (1,454 yards, 11 TDs on the ground) and the Bucs also like second-year RB Charles Sims, so this certainly isn't written in stone.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is having his appeal of the four-game suspension heard this morning. | 06/23/2015 11:27 AM
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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is having his appeal of the four-game suspension heard this morning.
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At least we should know the final suspension total before training camps begin. No matter what, Jimmy Garoppolo is the likely starter Week 1 against the Steelers. The question is whether the league will cut anything off the announced four-game suspension. My guess is no.
Giants running back Andre Williams may only be a handcuff value in 2015. | 06/23/2015 11:22 AM
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Giants running back Andre Williams may only be a handcuff value in 2015.
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Despite rushing for 721 yards and seven touchdowns, a healthy Rashad Jennings gets the lion's share of the early down carries and just acquired Shane Vereen is locked in as the third-down back. That doesn't leave much for Williams unless Jennings gets injured.
New Bears receiver Eddie Royal has been receiving a lot of praise/hype this offseason. | 06/22/2015 4:19 PM
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New Bears receiver Eddie Royal has been receiving a lot of praise/hype this offseason.
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Royal put together a solid season in 2014 for the Chargers with 62 catches for 778 yards and seven touchdowns. It was his best season since his rookie year in Denver when, you guessed it, Jay Cutler was his quarterback. The Bears may use Royal in the slot and let Cutler throw him short, safe passes.
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is over his elbow and shoulder issues and appears healthy. | 06/22/2015 11:02 AM
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Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is over his elbow and shoulder issues and appears healthy.
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The pass-catching Eifert will have his chance to be a fantasy-worthy tight end in 2015 with Jermaine Gresham gone.
Rams running back Tre Mason could have more than handcuff value if Todd Gurley's rehab from ACL surgery gets delayed in any way. | 06/22/2015 10:00 AM
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Rams running back Tre Mason could have more than handcuff value if Todd Gurley's rehab from ACL surgery gets delayed in any way.
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Mason played very well last season, rushing for 765 yards and four touchdowns in his rookie campaign. A report by Joe Lyons in the St. Louis Dispatch has him slimmed down and faster.
Don't count out quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the battle for the starting role in Buffalo, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. | 06/22/2015 9:29 AM
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Don't count out quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the battle for the starting role in Buffalo, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe.
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Taylor never got a chance in Baltimore behind Joe Flacco, but signed with Buffalo instead of taking another offer to play behind Peyton Manning in Denver. He's gotten plenty of work in the OTAs and could beat out mediocre options Matt Cassell and E.J. Manuel.
Broncos running backs C.J. Anderson will be the "bellcow" in the Denver backfield, according to Denver Post beat writer Troy E. Renck. | 06/22/2015 9:21 AM
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Broncos running backs C.J. Anderson will be the "bellcow" in the Denver backfield, according to Denver Post beat writer Troy E. Renck.
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He doesn't believe coach Gary Kubiak wants a shared back situation. That would mean as long as Anderson stays healthy, Montee Ball will have handcuff value only.
Saints backup tight end Josh Hill may not be the fantasy value many have thought with the trade of Jimmy Graham if recent reports from Mike Triplett are correct. | 06/21/2015 9:00 PM
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Saints backup tight end Josh Hill may not be the fantasy value many have thought with the trade of Jimmy Graham if recent reports from Mike Triplett are correct.
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Triplett is reporting that Ben Watson outplayed him in minicamp and OTAs and coach Sean Payton recent said Hill's playing time might be limited. Nothing is decided in June, but it's worth watching training camp and the exhibition games to see how Hill is going to be used.
Lions receiver Calvin Johnson thinks the 2015 Lions offense is way ahead of the 2014 version, according to a Detroit News report. | 06/21/2015 4:02 PM
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Lions receiver Calvin Johnson thinks the 2015 Lions offense is way ahead of the 2014 version, according to a Detroit News report.
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"Everybody's a little more comfortable with what we're doing," Johnson said of the second season in the Joe Lonbardi offense. For fantasy owners, it appears that Megatron is healthy and that in itself would make the offense better.
Rams receiver Tavon Austin is entering his third season with the team and new Rams OC Frank Cignetti said he's had "a great offseason," according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report. | 06/20/2015 1:00 PM
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Rams receiver Tavon Austin is entering his third season with the team and new Rams OC Frank Cignetti said he's had "a great offseason," according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.
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His first two seasons were a disappointment to fantasy owners after coming out as the No. 8 overall pick of the 2013 draft. The hope is he'll follow a trend of breakout seasons for third-year receivers.
Wide receiver Miles Austin just has impressed coach Chip kelly, according to a CSN Philly report. | 06/20/2015 12:53 PM
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Wide receiver Miles Austin just has impressed coach Chip kelly, according to a CSN Philly report.
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Austin is a veteran who knows how to play the position. He's been a mentor to the young wideouts which is good for the Eagles, but unlikely to make Austin a fantasy-worthy option. The former Cowboys and Browns receiver hasn't been on radar screens since 2012.
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is said to have looked pretty good in OTAs this spring. | 06/20/2015 12:12 PM
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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is said to have looked pretty good in OTAs this spring.
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Carolina's starting quarterback is still just 26-years-old so improvement is expected. He's also going to be throwing to a better receiving group than he's ever had. Second-year wideout Kelvin Benjamin, talented rookie Devin Funchess and Greg Olsen should be his three top options.
It will be interesting to see how Saints coach sean Payton uses running back C.J. Spiller this season. | 06/20/2015 12:08 PM
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It will be interesting to see how Saints coach sean Payton uses running back C.J. Spiller this season.
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Will he split time with Mark Ingram, or will he be more of the third-down receiving back like the old Reggie Bush role? Spiller was once a highly-touted fantasy option, but never lived up to the hype, primarily because he always seemed to be injured. Or outplayed by Fred Jackson.
Giants running back Shane Vereen is not going to just be a third-down back according to NJ.com. | 06/19/2015 9:19 PM
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Giants running back Shane Vereen is not going to just be a third-down back according to NJ.com.
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Vereen was always a fantasy football favorite, especially in PPR leagues, but last season, Bill Belichick just never gave any running back consistent playing time, and Vereen's fantasy value suffered from that. Vereen is a potential sleeper.
Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor is willing to play wide receiver in the NFL according to Pro Football Talk. | 06/19/2015 9:17 PM
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Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor is willing to play wide receiver in the NFL according to Pro Football Talk.
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Pryor spent some time with the Bengals this offseason, but Cincinnati released him this week. Back in May, Pryor said he only wanted to play quarterback, however, he seems to have changed his mind since he apparently has no other options to stay in the NFL. At 26 years old, it will be interesting to see if Pryor can make the transition.
Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews is expected to stay in the slot during his second season according to CSN Philly. | 06/19/2015 9:06 PM
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Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews is expected to stay in the slot during his second season according to CSN Philly.
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Matthews is the most-talented receiver on the Eagles roster, but Chip Kelly wants to continue to use him in mismatches in the slot, which actually might work out better for fantasy owners. He had 67 catches, 872 yards and eight touchdowns in his rookie season, and as Sam Bradford's No. 1 target this season, he should easily surpass those totals.
The Dallas Cowboys are expected to "spread the touches" between Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden and Lance Dunbar this season according to the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram. | 06/19/2015 9:00 PM
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The Dallas Cowboys are expected to "spread the touches" between Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden and Lance Dunbar this season according to the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram.
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But if the Cowboys run the same amount as last season, they have over 31 carries to "spread around" between those three guys. He might not get the 24 carries DeMarco Murray saw in 2014, but Randle has to be in line for the majority of the touches. He averaged 6.7 yards per carry last season and clearly has the most talent. Meanwhile, McFadden will likely not make it through the season unhurt.
Jaguars rookie receiver Allen Robinson has been "unbelieveable" at Jaguars OTAs. | 06/19/2015 8:52 PM
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Jaguars rookie receiver Allen Robinson has been "unbelieveable" at Jaguars OTAs.
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Robinson has impressed in OTAs and minicamp and is poised to get a ton of targets this season. Even with the developing Blake Bortles throwing him the ball, Robinson could be a sneaky fantasy play in 2015.
Chicago signed running back Daniel Thomas. | 06/19/2015 8:49 PM
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Chicago signed running back Daniel Thomas.
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Thomas will try to provide some depth behind Matt Forte. The former second-round pick has averaged 3.6 yards per carry and scored 13 touchdowns in his four-year career.
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan along with his receivers have indicated the team would like to be more balanced in 2015, according to an AJC report. | 06/19/2015 1:04 PM
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Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan along with his receivers have indicated the team would like to be more balanced in 2015, according to an AJC report.
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It's a nice theory, but that doesn't always work out in practice when your two best players are your quarterback and wide receiver. Ryan threw for 4,694 yards and 28 touchdowns against 14 interceptions.
It appears Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is still ahead of Indiana rookie Tevin Coleman, according to an Atlanta Journal Constitution report. | 06/19/2015 1:01 PM
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It appears Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is still ahead of Indiana rookie Tevin Coleman, according to an Atlanta Journal Constitution report.
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"He�s going to be a guy we're going to feature in a lot of different ways," said coach Dan Quinn. Rookies always have a lot to learn so it is expected that Freeman will be out in front in June. Check back in August.
Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz told Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily news that he would be 100 percent by late July, early August. | 06/18/2015 10:21 AM
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Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz told Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily news that he would be 100 percent by late July, early August.
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A combination of a healthy Cruz and talented second-year wideout Odell Beckham Jr. could be one of the best pair of receivers in the league. Hopefully, there will be no setbacks in Cruz's return to the field.
Falcons receiver Julio Jones has been at practice everyday despite being in contract negotiations with the team. | 06/18/2015 10:18 AM
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Falcons receiver Julio Jones has been at practice everyday despite being in contract negotiations with the team.
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Jones knows he needs to be on the field to learn the new Kyle Shanahan offense and that to sit out would be selfish. This has to earn his the respect of his teammates. Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant are you paying attention?
Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme appears to be the early front-runner for the job in Atlanta. | 06/18/2015 10:14 AM
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Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme appears to be the early front-runner for the job in Atlanta.
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It's between Tamme, Tony Moeaki and returning starter Levine Toilolo. Moeaki is injured more than healthy amd Toilolo is limited in talent leaving Tamme. We know Matt Ryan likes to throw to his tight end if he can find one that can catch the ball and Tamme might be that guy.
Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme appears to be the early front-runner for the job in Atlanta. | 06/18/2015 10:14 AM
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Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme appears to be the early front-runner for the job in Atlanta.
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It's between Tamme, Tony Moeaki and returning starter Levine Toilolo. Moeaki is injured more than healthy amd Toilolo is limited in talent leaving Tamme. We know Matt Ryan likes to throw to his tight end if he can find one that can catch the ball and Tamme might be that guy.
Detroit Lions rookie running back Ameer Abdullah is getting first-team reps with Joique Bell sidelined. | 06/18/2015 10:10 AM
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Detroit Lions rookie running back Ameer Abdullah is getting first-team reps with Joique Bell sidelined.
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Abdullah could see plenty of action in his first year and appears to be the handcuff for Bell, not Theo Riddick
Chargers running back Danny Woodhead's rehab is right on track, according to Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune. | 06/15/2015 2:38 PM
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Chargers running back Danny Woodhead's rehab is right on track, according to Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
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Impact
Woodhead was a top PPR back in 2013 when he hauled in 76 balls for 605 yards and six scores. He should return to that role behind rookie running back Melvin Gordon in 2015.
Rumors of Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant sitting out Game 1 of the regular season, being bandied about in the media are laughable. | 06/13/2015 1:34 PM
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Rumors of Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant sitting out Game 1 of the regular season, being bandied about in the media are laughable.
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It's June and fantasy owners should ignore all talk about contracts until a player starts missing trainig camp and exhibition games. More likely it's a line being fed to the media by an agent to help get the fans on his player's side.
Browns second-year receiver Taylor Gabriel should end up being the team's deep threat in 2015. | 06/12/2015 2:58 PM
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Browns second-year receiver Taylor Gabriel should end up being the team's deep threat in 2015.
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Now if we can just find someone to consistently throw the long ball. Gabriel averaged 17 ypc last season and with Dwayne Bowe and Brian Hartline around, Gabriel is the best bet for big yardage.
Jaguars second-year wide receiver Marqise Lee injured a knee in OTAs and could miss next week's minicamp, according to Hays carlyon of the Florida Times-Union. | 06/11/2015 2:49 PM
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Jaguars second-year wide receiver Marqise Lee injured a knee in OTAs and could miss next week's minicamp, according to Hays carlyon of the Florida Times-Union.
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It doesn't appear to be serious and the team is just being cautious, but it's worthy watching. The Jaguars added a pass-catching tight end (Julius Thomas), but nothing at wideout that could keep Lee from starting in Week 1 ... assuming he is healthy.
Packers second-year receiver Davante Adams has continued to improve this offseason, said All-Pro QB Aaron Rodgers. | 06/11/2015 12:12 PM
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Packers second-year receiver Davante Adams has continued to improve this offseason, said All-Pro QB Aaron Rodgers.
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Had Randall Cobb signed elsewhere, Adams would be a fantasy star, but with Cobb and Jordy Nelson back for another season he'll have to settle for No. 3 workload. He's got plenty of talent and it would be a smart move for Cobb or Nelson owners to handcuff Adams.
Detroit Lions rookie running back Ameer Abdullah is getting plenty of praise from OC Joe Lombardi. | 06/11/2015 12:06 PM
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Detroit Lions rookie running back Ameer Abdullah is getting plenty of praise from OC Joe Lombardi.
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The OC has been particularly happy with his better-than-expected receiving skills. We all know that coaches can go overboard at this time of year, but Abdullah could see plenty of action in his first year.
Packers star wideout Randall Cobb was quoted as saying, "it will be hard to top what I did last year." | 06/09/2015 12:04 PM
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Packers star wideout Randall Cobb was quoted as saying, "it will be hard to top what I did last year."
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Not exactly what fantasy owners want to hear, even if it might be true. The development of Davante Adams will force some additional targets his way, but owners should not be scared to pick Cobb who caught 91 balls for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. Aaron Rodgers isn't going to forget him.
More than one beat reporter has said that Giants newly-acquired running back Shane Vereen will be a big part of the New York offense. | 06/09/2015 11:59 AM
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More than one beat reporter has said that Giants newly-acquired running back Shane Vereen will be a big part of the New York offense.
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Vereen obviously has the best hands in the backfield, but he could also get enough rushing attempts to be fantasy worthy in non-PPR leagues as well. We will have to see how the distribution between Rashad Jennings, Vereen and Andre Williams shakes out.
Panthers fans and fantasy owners are expecting big things from running back Jonathan Stewart now that DeAngelo Williams is gone. | 06/09/2015 11:55 AM
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Panthers fans and fantasy owners are expecting big things from running back Jonathan Stewart now that DeAngelo Williams is gone.
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Stewart ran well at the end of last season with two 100-yard games in the final four weeks. if he can stay healthy, this could finally be the year. He's currewntly the 21st RB off the board, according to fantasyfootballcalculator.com and that could be low.
Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (torn left ACL) has been clears for 11-on-11 drills. | 06/09/2015 11:50 AM
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Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (torn left ACL) has been clears for 11-on-11 drills.
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Palmer was missed by both the Cardinals and fantasy owners and his return in time for training camp would greatly increase the value of Arizona receivers and the offense in general. So far, so good.
Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver DeVante Parker (No. 14 overall pick) had foot surgery last Friday and according to a Palm Beach Post report by Andrew Abramson is on an 8-12 week timetable. | 06/09/2015 11:49 AM
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Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver DeVante Parker (No. 14 overall pick) had foot surgery last Friday and according to a Palm Beach Post report by Andrew Abramson is on an 8-12 week timetable.
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Based on facts from the article, however, the average player with this injury returns in 12.3 weeks, so lets look at the high end of the estimate. The Louisville alum Parker is expected to grab the spot opposite second-year receiver Jarius Landry. With an improving Ryan Tannehill under center, Parker could be a nice late-round pick with upside.
Raiders second-year quarterback Derek Carr has been cleared for the team's mini camp and should be 100 percent ready to go by training camp. | 06/08/2015 3:23 PM
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Raiders second-year quarterback Derek Carr has been cleared for the team's mini camp and should be 100 percent ready to go by training camp.
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Considering what he had to work with, Carr's rookie numbers weren't horrible (3,270 yards, 21 TDs, 12 INTs). That should certainly improve in 2015 with Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree added to the wide receiver mix and a solid receiving back in Roy Helu for third-down work.
Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Devin Funchess (No. 41 overall pick) is getting extra work with Kelvin Benjamin sidelined. | 06/08/2015 1:22 PM
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Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Devin Funchess (No. 41 overall pick) is getting extra work with Kelvin Benjamin sidelined.
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Funchess has been playing all three wideout position in the OTAs which can't hurt him come this fall. Benjamin and tight end Greg Olsen figure to be the team's two leading receivers again, but Funchess has the talent to be a factor for fantasy owners as the No. 3 guy.
Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin is still sidelined by a hamstring injury, reports Panthers beat writer Joe Person. | 06/08/2015 1:19 PM
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Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin is still sidelined by a hamstring injury, reports Panthers beat writer Joe Person.
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Benjamin has been dealing with the problem since mid-May. Hopefully they are just being conservative and it's not an Odell Beckham-type injury that keeps him off the field for the start of the season. Stay tuned.
Saints rookie wideout Brandin Cooks, who spent the second half of the season sidelined by a thumb injury, knows this that 2015 is a key season for him. | 06/08/2015 10:42 AM
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Saints rookie wideout Brandin Cooks, who spent the second half of the season sidelined by a thumb injury, knows this that 2015 is a key season for him.
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"I'm definitely ahead of where I was last year mentally, knowing my plays and just having that true confidence when I'm running around, he told ESPN's Mike Triplett. With Jimmy Graham and Kenny Stills moving on, Cooks should become Drew Brees' favorite target and a fantasy stud in 2015.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is doing his usual offseason training with Duke head coach David Cutcliffe. | 06/08/2015 10:38 AM
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Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is doing his usual offseason training with Duke head coach David Cutcliffe.
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Cutcliffe, his former OC at Tennessee, is still amazed by Manning's focus and intensity, according to the Denver Post report. Manning is 39-years-old, but even with rumors of a more balanced offense in 2015 is still a top-tier fantasy quarterback.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning has a lot of things going for him in 2015 which could help him improve on last season's totals. | 06/06/2015 3:46 PM
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Giants quarterback Eli Manning has a lot of things going for him in 2015 which could help him improve on last season's totals.
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Manning finished 2014 with 4,410 yards, 30 touchdowns and 14 interceptions which was already a solid season. Add in a second year under OC Ben McAdoo, no offseason surgery, the return of Victor Cruz and hopefully a full season with Odell Beckham Jr.
Vikings wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson is likely to be just a return man in 2015, according to Brian Murphy of TwinCities.com. | 06/06/2015 2:13 PM
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Vikings wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson is likely to be just a return man in 2015, according to Brian Murphy of TwinCities.com.
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Patterson was a complete disaster at wideout and with newly-acquired Mike Wallace, Charles Johnson and Jarius Wright in front of him isn't likely to see much work on the outside.
Oakland Raiders rookie wideout Amari Cooper is earning rave reviews at the OTAs, according to Adam Caplan. | 06/05/2015 1:53 PM
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Oakland Raiders rookie wideout Amari Cooper is earning rave reviews at the OTAs, according to Adam Caplan.
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The team source Caplan talked to was said to describe him as "runs great routes and almost no mental errors." This is what we expected from the most polished receiver in the draft. With little competition for quarterback Derek Carr's attention, Cooper is the favorite to lead all rookies in receiving.
Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver DeVante Parker (No. 14 overall pick) had foot surgery on Friday and is questionable for the start of the season. | 06/05/2015 1:47 PM
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Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver DeVante Parker (No. 14 overall pick) had foot surgery on Friday and is questionable for the start of the season.
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Impact
The Louisville alum Parker was expected to grab the spot opposite second-year receiver Jarius Landry to replace the departed Mike Wallace. With an improving Ryan Tannehill under center, Parker could be a nice late-round pick with upside.
The change in OC for the Ravens could help running back Justin Forsett to a monster receiving total this season. | 06/04/2015 11:04 AM
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The change in OC for the Ravens could help running back Justin Forsett to a monster receiving total this season.
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Just look how new OC Marc Trestman used Matt Forte in Chicago. That wasn't the first time Trestman has featured a back out of the backfield. Expect Forsett's 44-catch 2014 season to take a big jump this season.