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Chiefs | Eric Berry sitting

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:29:38 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry (ankle) is out of practice Friday, Aug. 1.

Redskins | Phillip Thomas returns

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:26:40 -0700

Washington Redskins FS Phillip Thomas (hamstring) returned to practice Friday, Aug. 1.

Texans | Arian Foster sitting

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:13:15 -0700

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster is not practicing Friday, Aug. 1.

FANTASY TIP: Foster could be taking a maintenance day after returning from a hamstring injury a couple of days ago. He's a solid RB1 in fantasy.

Dolphins | Three resting

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:00:57 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes, WR Brian Hartline and WR Brandon Gibson are resting Friday, Aug. 1.

Giants | Running back roles shaping up

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:26:14 -0700

New York Giants RB Peyton Hillis handled the bulk of the repetitions with the second-team offense Thursday, July 31. RB Michael Cox is also in the mix. RB Andre Williams continued to receive most of the goal line carries.

FANTASY TIP: Whoever wins the backup spot has RB5 value.

Red Sox | Infield tentatively set

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:25:07 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts figures to get playing time at the position now that SS Stephen Drew was dealt to the New York Yankees, and 3B Kelly Johnson will fill in at that position as 3B Will Middlebrooks works his way back into the lineup.

Athletics | Paying Yoenis Cespedes salary, getting help on Jon Lester

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:21:12 -0700

Although the Oakland Athletics are paying $650,000 of the salary for Boston Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes, the Athletics are getting $1.8 million from the Red Sox to help pay SP Jon Lester.

Pirates | Were looking at Andrew Miller

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:03:32 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking at RP Andrew Miller before he was dealt to the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, July 31.

Pirates | Asked about John Lackey

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:59:03 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates asked about SP John Lackey before he was dealt to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, July 31.

Royals | Counting on internal production

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:49:31 -0700

Although the Kansas City Royals were kicking the tires on some players at the trade deadline, general manager Dayton Moore believed internal production would drive the team in the stretch run so the Royals held off.

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Orioles | Hunter Harvey injury may have cost team Jon Lester

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:45:25 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles were hesitant to deal any of their top arms to the Boston Red Sox with SP Hunter Harvey (elbow) out with a season-ending elbow injury. That was a factor in why the team did not land Oakland Athletics SP Jon Lester.

Browns | Jim Leonhard still plans to retire

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:39:05 -0700

Despite being reunited with former coach Mike Pettine, Cleveland Browns SS Jim Leonhard still plans to retire at season's end. Leonhard and Pettine were together at times on the Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets and Buffalo Bills.

Bengals | Mohamed Sanu generating strong camp buzz

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:25:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu is generating strong buzz in camp, which could lead to more time in the slot and more catches this season if things work out.

Bears | Lance Briggs wants to retire with Chicago

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:22:18 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs, who is entering his 12th NFL season, intends to retire as a Bear but did not give a definite timetable. Briggs said he feels more comfortable with defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, who is in his second year.

Cowboys | Committed to Dez Bryant extension

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:58:38 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys will have the franchise tag exception ready for WR Dez Bryant in the 2014-15 offseason, but the club has said it remains committed to locking Bryant up to an extension before then.

Seahawks | Not looking at Jermichael Finley

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:55:40 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks are not looking at free-agent TE Jermichael Finley (Packers) after losing TE Anthony McCoy (Achilles) to an apparent torn Achilles tendon.

Redskins | DeSean Jackson to have federal hearing Monday

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:52:39 -0700

A federal court hearing will take place Monday, Aug. 4, to determine whether Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson will have to repay agent Drew Rosenhaus $516,000 as an NFL arbitrator previously ruled.

NFL | Joshua Brent has support system

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:16:16 -0700

Former Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent has a support system in place if he opts to apply for reinstatement into the NFL. Fellow former Cowboys WR Michael Irvin and OG Nate Newton have reached out to Brent to offer their guidance.

Lions | Ryan Broyles focusing on rehab

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:03:57 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles (Achilles') is trying to take things one day at a time after two days of training camp following a torn Achilles' tendon in 2013, saying he feels "pretty good right now." Broyles missed time in 2011 and 2012 with torn anterior cruciate ligaments in both knees, and he understands how to prepare for a season while rehabbing a major injury. Broyles has a new speed coach and is working on becoming more explosive, while not putting too much stress on his knees.

FANTASY TIP: Broyles is best left for your league's waiver wire.

Bears | Ego Ferguson struggling with discipline

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:55:25 -0700

Chicago Bears rookie DT Ego Ferguson jumped offsides twice in the same repetition Wednesday, July 30, in one-on-one drills. He jumped at a hard count and then again after being allowed to reset, which may illustrate the adjustment he is going through in his first NFL training camp.