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Seahawks | Three sit out practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:55:27 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WRs Percy Harvin (undisclosed), Kevin Norwood (foot) and OT Michael Bowie (shoulder) did not practice Saturday, July 26.

Giants | Tim Lincecum struggles Friday

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:54:52 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Tim Lincecum (9-7) allowed six runs on nine hits over 4 1/3 innings in a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 25, with no walks and six strikeouts. It was his first appearance since he recorded a save in an extra-inning game against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday, July 22. However, manager Bruce Bochy did not feel Lincecum was tired Friday because of his Tuesday appearance, since he usually throws a bullpen session on that day between starts.

Giants | Hector Sanchez suffers concussion

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:52:25 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Hector Sanchez (concussion) sustained a concussion after taking a foul tip off the bat of Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez during the third inning Friday, July 25. Manager Bruce Bochy said Sanchez is expected to be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list Saturday, July 26.

Astros | Matt Albers moved to 60-day disabled list

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:50:48 -0700

The Houston Astros have transferred RP Matt Albers (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Cowboys | Rolando McClain participates

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:43:59 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain joined the team for a special teams walkthrough Saturday, July 26.

Orioles | Ubaldo Jimenez close to beginning rehab assignment?

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:43:47 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) threw 44 pitches in a simulated game Friday, July 25. Manager Buck Showalter said if he feels fine Saturday, July 26, he could be cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment where he would make one or two appearances before being activated from the disabled list.

FANTASY TIP: It appears as though Jimenez is at least two weeks away from returning.

Ravens | Several don't practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:39:55 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Dominique Franks (conditioning), DT Terrence Cody (hip), CB Lardarius Webb (back), OG Will Rackley (undisclosed) and OG Parker Graham (undisclosed) did not practice Saturday, July 26.

Jets | Calvin Pryor injured

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:34:04 -0700

New York Jets S Calvin Pryor (head) injured his head during special teams drills Saturday, July 26. Head coach Rex Ryan said they don't know if Pryor suffered a concussion.

Phillies | Willing to eat some of Jonathan Papelbon's contract

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:33:43 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies are telling teams that might be interested in trading for CL Jonathan Papelbon that they would absorb a portion of the $18 million remaining on his contract. However, there appears to be little interest.

Red Sox | Cash sent to San Francisco

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:31:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Boston Red Sox have also sent cash to the San Francisco Giants, along with SP Jake Peavy, in exchange for Ps Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree.

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Giants | Will receive cash from Boston

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:27:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, the San Francisco Giants have also received cash in the trade which brought SP Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox, in exchange for Ps Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree.

Packers | Jordy Nelson signs extension

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:26:40 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson signed a four-year, $39 million extension with $14.2 million guaranteed, according to a source.

FANTASY TIP: Nelson is a top-tier fantasy wide receiver when he and QB Aaron Rodgers are healthy. Not that he needed it, but the extension should give him more incentive to produce this year. Draft him comfortably as a WR1 in all scoring formats.

Giants | Jake Peavy to start Sunday

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:25:22 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy will start against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, July 27. SP Yusmeiro Petit was originally scheduled to start the game before Peavy was acquired from the Boston Red Sox.

49ers | Kendall Hunter update

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:18:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB Kendall Hunter (knee) tore his anterior cruciate ligament during the Friday, July 25, practice, according to a source. Hunter will subsequently miss the entire 2014 season.

FANTASY TIP: It's a good blow to the team's backfield as Hunter was their backup behind RB Frank Gore. Now RB Carlos Hyde could receiver some additional playing time with RB LaMichael James also in the mix.

Seahawks | Sign two

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:09:58 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks signed undrafted free-agent LB Brandon Denmark (Florida A&M) and FS Steven Terrell (Texans). Terms of the deals were undisclosed.

Seahawks | Waive DeWayne Cherrington

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:05:03 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks waived-injured DT DeWayne Cherrington (undisclosed).

Giants | Jake Peavy acquired from Boston

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:00:43 -0700

The San Francisco Giants have acquired SP Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox, in exchange for minor league Ps Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree.

FANTASY TIP: Peavy has posted an unsightly 1-9 record and 4.72 ERA this season but has pitched better of late, having had five quality starts in his last seven outings. He is worthy of consideration in NL-only leagues but if you're expecting him to be as dominant as he was with the San Diego Padres, you'll probably be sorely disappointed. Expect Yusmeiro Petit to lose his spot in San Francisco’s starting rotation to make room for Peavy.

Red Sox | Jake Peavy traded to San Francisco

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:00:23 -0700

The Boston Red Sox have traded SP Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants, in exchange for minor league Ps Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree.

Jaguars | Cecil Shorts not practicing

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:57:01 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring) is not participating in practice Saturday, July 26.

FANTASY TIP: The good news here is that it is early in camp, but hamstring issues have the potential to linger. This is something to watch as training camp gets into full swing.

Titans | George Wilson excused from practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:39:12 -0700

Tennessee Titans SS George Wilson (undisclosed) has been excused from practice Saturday, July 26.