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Jets | Place Dexter McDougle on IR

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:36:02 -0700

The New York Jets placed CB Dexter McDougle (knee) on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Broncos | Jordan Norwood on crutches

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:31:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos RB Jordan Norwood (knee) was on crutches with a heavy brace on his left knee Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Nationals | Anthony Rendon not in lineup

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:25 -0700

Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because he is getting the day off. 2B Kevin Frandsen is getting the start at third base.

FANTASY TIP: Owners in daily leagues should get Rendon out of their lineups. Rendon should be back in the starting lineup when the team plays again.

Rays | Wil Myers activated

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:27:04 -0700

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated OF Wil Myers (wrist) from the 60-day disabled list. The team also optioned 2B Vincent Belnome to Triple-A Durham.

FANTASY TIP: Myers should play on a regular basis for the rest of the season and should be in the starting lineup in most fantasy leagues.

Dolphins | Mike Pouncey limps off the practice field

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:22:38 -0700

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (undisclosed) limped off the practice field early Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Eagles | Acquire Cody Parkey

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:13:43 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles acquired PK Cody Parkey (Colts) in exchange for RB David Fluellen Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Colts | Acquire David Fluellen

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:13:09 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts acquired RB David Fluellen (Eagles) in exchange for PK Cody Parkey Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma feeling fine

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:05:58 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (calf) is fine after he dealt with a cramp in his calf during the game Tuesday, Aug. 19.

FANTASY TIP: It looks like Iwakuma should not miss a start because of the minor injury. Owners should continue to have him in their starting lineups.

Pirates | Gerrit Cole activated

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:58 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated SP Gerrit Cole (lat) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned 3B Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis.

FANTASY TIP: Cole will rejoin the starting rotation and should return to all starting lineups in fantasy leagues.

Broncos | More on Jordan Norwood

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:03:35 -0700

Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos RB Jordan Norwood (knee) left practice Wednesday, Aug. 20, with a knee injury. The team is running tests to establish the severity of the injury.

Mets | Kirk Nieuwenhuis scratched

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:01:29 -0700

New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (neck) was scratched from the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because of a neck injury.

Bears | Jordan Mills taking part in practice

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:51:59 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Jordan Mills (foot) was on the field during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Browns | Desmond Bryant undergoes surgery

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:51:26 -0700

Cleveland Browns DE Desmond Bryant (wrist) recently underwent wrist surgery. Head coach Mike Pettine said he is not sure if Bryant will be available to play Week 1.

Raiders | Kevin Goessling re-signed

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:44:33 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have re-signed PK Kevin Goessling. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived/injured SS Jeremy Deering (undisclosed).

Bills | Stevenson Sylvester placed on IR

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:39:07 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have placed LB Stevenson Sylvester (undisclosed) on the Reserve/Injured list.

Athletics | Josh Donaldson sitting

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:43 -0700

Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, but will be available off the bench if needed.

FANTASY TIP: Donaldson is just getting the day off so he can rest. He should be in the starting lineup when the team plays next.

Athletics | Derek Norris dealing with injury

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:29:48 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (back) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because of back stiffness but may be available off the bench.

FANTASY TIP: Norris does not appear to be dealing with a serious injury, so he should be back in the lineup in the next few days.

Texans | Jadeveon Clowney leaves practice

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:23:18 -0700

Houston Texans DE Jadeveon Clowney (undisclosed) left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 20, because of an undisclosed reason.

49ers | Michael Crabtree didn't feel 100 percent in 2013

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:17:43 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree said he did not feel like himself when he returned from offseason Achilles' tendon surgery last season. "I was fast enough to be on the field," Crabtree said. "But I wasn't me." Crabtree looked like a No. 1 receiver this offseason before he suffered a hamstring injury.

FANTASY TIP: Crabtree is working his way back from the hamstring injury and should be ready for the start of the season. Crabtree probably will be a starter or weekly flex option in most fantasy leagues.

Jaguars | Eric Kettani signed

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:16:26 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free-agent FB Eric Kettani (Chiefs). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.