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Vikings | Robert Blanton not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:19:10 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Robert Blanton (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Dolphins | Billy Turner sees time with starters

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:16:44 -0700

Miami Dolphins OG Billy Turner received some snaps at right guard with the first-team offense during practice Wednesday, July 30.

Mariners | James Paxton could start this weekend

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:16:22 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton (lat) felt good after his bullpen session Wednesday, July 30, and he could return to start against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Aug. 2.

Bills | Fred Jackson contract update

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:16:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson signed a one-year contract extension worth $2.6 million, according to a source. Jackson could earn an additional $1 million in incentives.

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:15:55 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (foot) is participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: Patterson continues to make progress coming back from the foot issue. As long as there are no setbacks, Patterson should be ready to go and should be drafted as a WR2.

Dodgers | Out of Jon Lester sweepstakes

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:14:59 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester will not be acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Oakland Athletics now appear to be the favorites for his services.

Red Sox | Jon Lester package won't come cheap

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:14:30 -0700

The Boston Red Sox are asking for one major leaguer and prospects in return for SP Jon Lester, according to a source.

Bills | Fred Jackson receives extension

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:05:21 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have signed RB Fred Jackson to a one-year contract extension. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Redskins | Pierre Garcon limited in practice

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:58:21 -0700

Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, July 30. Garcon participated in individual drills, but not team drills.

FANTASY TIP: The team continues to be cautious with Garcon. The hamstring issue appears to be minor and Garcon should be ready to go for the regular season.

Colts | T.Y. Hilton suffers hand injury

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:51:54 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (hand) suffered an injury to his hand in practice Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: Hopefully this is just a minor injury for Hilton. Check back when there is more information on the severity.

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Rays | David Price expects to stay

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:50:20 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price said he expects to still be a member of the team after the trade deadline.

Steelers | C.J. Goodwin sits

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:46:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR C.J. Goodwin (shoulder) is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Steelers | Rob Blanchflower in walking boot

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:42:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Rob Blanchflower (undisclosed) is in a walking boot Wednesday, July 30.

Diamondbacks | Eric Chavez retires

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:39:36 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Eric Chavez has decided to retire from professional baseball.

Cowboys | Tomo Romo expected to practice

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:35:51 -0700

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is scheduled to practice Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: Romo continues to progress in his recovery from back issues. The team may be cautious with his recovery, but everything appears to be on schedule for Romo to be ready to start the regular season.

Seahawks | Jesse Williams injury update

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:31:52 -0700

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks DT Jesse Williams (leg) was carted off with a leg injury Wednesday, July 30.

Brewers | Zach Duke could be used in setup role

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:30:10 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RP Zach Duke could be used in a setup role moving forward, because RP Will Smith has struggled this month, according to manager Ron Roenicke.

Marlins | Unlikely to add John Lackey

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:28:14 -0700

The Miami Marlins are not expected to trade for Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey.

Orioles | No trade for Jon Lester close

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:26:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Baltimore Orioles are not close to acquiring Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester at this point.

Red Sox | Felix Doubront traded

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:25:28 -0700

The Boston Red Sox have traded SP Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later.