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Jets | Sign Chris Johnson

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:29:09 -0700

The New York Jets signed RB Chris Johnson (Titans) to a two-year deal Wednesday, April 16. Financial terms were not disclosed.

FANTASY TIP: It is fair to consider Johnson a fantasy football RB3 or flex option at this point. Chris Ivory is likely to be used in short-yardage and third-down situations and Bilal Powell could see time as the goal-line back. There is a lot going on in the back field and all three should be downgraded.

49ers | Dan Skuta not expected to need surgery

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:26:57 -0700

San Francisco 49ers LB Dan Skuta (foot) is not expected to need surgery on the foot injury that bothered him during the 2013 season. Skuta met with a foot specialist earlier this offseason and was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis.

49ers | Brandon Lloyd contract details

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:18:53 -0700

Updating a previous report, the San Francisco 49ers signed WR Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal worth $1.005 million. The deal does not include any guaranteed money.

Jets | Keeping tabs on Michael Sam

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:18:09 -0700

The New York Jets are keeping tabs on Missouri DE Michael Sam. The team has spoken to him several times in recent weeks.

Dolphins | Will meet with Aaron Murray

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:12:05 -0700

The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with Georgia QB Aaron Murray Wednesday, April 16.

Chiefs | Meet with Aaron Murray

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:11:34 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs met with Georgia QB Aaron Murray Tuesday, April 15.

Cardinals | Jaime Garcia, Jason Motte making progress

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:06:29 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) and RP Jason Motte (elbow) are making progress with their throwing programs. Garcia is facing live batters in batting practice this week and is scheduled to pitch in an extended spring game later this week. Motte is further along after throwing roughly 20 pitches in a spring game Monday, April 14, and he make two more appearances this week. The team hasn't set a date for Motte to begin a rehab assignment.

Falcons | Terrance West to visit

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:05:05 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are scheduled to visit with Townson RB Terrance West Wednesday, April 23.

Mets | Lucas Duda, Ike Davis unlikely to be demoted

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:04:03 -0700

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said 1Bs Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are unlikely to be sent down to make room on the roster for OF Chris Young (quadriceps) Friday, April 18.

Athletics | Marcus Walden claimed

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:03:43 -0700

The Oakland Athletics claimed RP Marcus Walden off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday, April 16, and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

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Mets | Bartolo Colon expects to make next start

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:01:02 -0700

New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon (back) has been dealing with back spasms but said he will make his next start Saturday, April 19. SP Daisuke Matsuzaka, who will pitch out of the bullpen, can be rotation insurance in case Colon can't go.

FANTASY TIP: Colon's back spasms likely affected him in his rough outing Sunday. Be wary of starting him this weekend until he shows that he can get past it without it affecting his performance.

Cardinals | Joe Kelly injury update

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:55:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals SP Joe Kelly (hamstring) left the game early Wednesday, April 16, because of left hamstring tightness.

Rams | Watch Aaron Murray pro day

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:22 -0700

St. Louis Rams director of player personnel Taylor Morton was present at Georgia QB Aaron Murray's pro day Wednesday, April 16.

Jaguars | General manager and coach watch Aaron Murray

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:48:49 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell and head coach Gus Bradley watched Georgia QB Aaron Murray participate in his pro day Wednesday, April 16.

Angels | Not looking at Joel Hanrahan

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:43:18 -0700

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are not among the teams looking at free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan (Red Sox).

Texans | Moving Ricardo Matthews to NT

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:41:42 -0700

The Houston Texans will be moving DE Ricardo Matthews to nose tackle in their 3-4 defensive alignment. Matthews played defensive end during his last four seasons.

Vikings | Still not extension talks with Kyle Rudolph

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:37:16 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph said the team still have not approached him about a possible contract extension. He said he would like to stay with the team but it will be their decision.

Pirates | Jose Tabata injury update

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:29:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates OF Jose Tabata (head) left the game early Wednesday, April 16, because he displayed mild concussion-like symptoms.

Lions | Host Jadeveon Clowney

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:28:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Detroit Lions hosted South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney for a visit Wednesday, April 16.

Cowboys | Visiting with Zack Martin

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:19:36 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys are visiting with Notre Dame OT Zack Martin Wednesday, April 16.