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Reds | No timetable for Homer Bailey

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:46:00 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Homer Bailey (elbow) will have an ultrasound Friday, Aug. 22. He does not have a timetable for when he will be able to begin throwing again.

Chargers | Jason Verrett will play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:44:38 -0700

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) will play in his first preseason game Sunday, Aug. 24, against the San Francisco 49ers.

Raiders | Derek Carr ruled out

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:41:08 -0700

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (ribs) will not play Friday, Aug. 22, against the Green Bay Packers due to sore ribs.

Steelers | Brett Keisel financials

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:37:51 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel's two-year deal is worth $3 million with $500,000 guaranteed.

Chiefs | Joe Mays to have surgery

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:36:09 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Joe Mays (wrist) will have surgery on his wrist, according to a source. Mays was hurt in last week's preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. The timetable for his return was undisclosed.

Bengals | Vontaze Burfict sits again

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:32:35 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (illness) did not practice Thursday, Aug. 21, due to what's being called a stomach bug.

Giants | Hector Sanchez update

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:32:24 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Hector Sanchez (concussion, back) will hopefully play in September, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Giants | Ehire Adrianza done for 2014?

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:30:16 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) is unlikely to return before the end of September, according to manager Bruce Bochy.

Red Sox | Will Middlebrooks out

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:24:18 -0700

Boston Red Sox 3B Will Middlebrooks (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Red Sox | Allen Craig activated

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:19:24 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Allen Craig (foot) was officially activated from the disabled list Thursday, Aug. 21. In a corresponding move, OF Alex Hassan was optioned.

Patriots | DJ Williams released

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:19:10 -0700

The New England Patriots released TE DJ Williams Thursday, Aug. 21.

Patriots | Marcus Forston released

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:14:24 -0700

The New England Patriots released DT Marcus Forston Thursday, Aug. 21.

Twins | Phil Hughes dominating

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:14:19 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes recorded his 14th win, allowing a single run, five hits and striking out eight in seven innings Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Cleveland Indians. Hughes has thrown five consecutive quality starts with 35 strikeouts, three walks and a 1.89 ERA over his last 33 1/3 innings pitched.

Tigers | David Price brilliant in loss

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:02:19 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP David Price allowed a single hit and unearned run in a complete-game loss Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Tampa Bay Rays. Price struck out nine and retired the final 23 batters he faced.

Falcons | Sign Eric Weems

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:58:31 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent WR Eric Weems (Bears) Thursday, Aug. 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Falcons | Waive Jabin Sambrano

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:57:55 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons waived WR Jabin Sambrano Thursday, Aug. 21.

Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe misses practice

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:56:39 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 21.

FANTASY TIP: Bowe has been suspended for Week 1 but should be one of the top targets in the team's passing game. Bowe probably will be a No. 3 wide receiver in most fantasy leagues.

Chiefs | Jamaal Charles practices

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:54:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (foot) participated in practice Thursday, Aug. 21, but worked with the second- and scout-team offenses during practice. The team is not saying if Charles will play in the third preseason game.

FANTASY TIP: Charles does not really need to play in the preseason, because the team knows what to expect from him. Charles is in the conversation for the first overall pick in fantasy drafts because of his ability to produce in the running and passing game.

Giants | Brandon Belt update

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:52:55 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) will hopefully play in September, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy noted it will be challenging to find Belt competitive at-bats with the minor league season over.

Red Sox | David Ortiz, Mike Napoli out

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:49:15 -0700

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and 1B Mike Napoli (back) are out of the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.