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Bills | Landon Cohen impresses in drills

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:58:18 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Landon Cohen went 3-0 in one-on-one pass-rushing drills Thursday, July 31.

Bengals | Dre Kirkpatrick returns

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:57:27 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick (hamstring) returned to practice Thursday, July 31. He had been sidelined since Saturday, July 26, with a hamstring issue.

Bills | Three see time at left guard

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:51:32 -0700

Buffalo Bills OG Cyril Richardson, OG Antoine McClain and OG Joe Unga all saw reps as the first-team left guard Thursday, July 31, after OG Chris Williams (toe) left with a toe injury.

Marlins | Donnie Joseph DFA

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:30:15 -0700

Miami Marlins RP Donnie Joseph was designated for assignment Thursday, July 31.

Jets | Kerry Hyder earns praise from Rex Ryan

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:29:42 -0700

New York Jets DT Kerry Hyder has "popped out of nowhere" as one of the surprises of training camp, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

Bills | Donald Trump advances in bidding process

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:20:26 -0700

Donald Trump has been selected to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills, according to Trump's attorney.

Packers | Kevin Dorsey making mark on special teams

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:13:46 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Kevin Dorsey lined up as a front-line blocker with the No. 1 kickoff return team Thursday, July 31, and returned kicks for the second unit.

Angels | Tyler Skaggs leaves early

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:54:37 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Tyler Skaggs (undisclosed) left in the fifth inning Thursday, July 31, after gesturing toward his forearm, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports. He was working on a no-hitter at the time.

FANTASY TIP: The exact nature and severity of the injury remain to be seen. Stay tuned for updates.

Phillies | Cliff Lee reinjures elbow

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:51:07 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee (elbow) left the game Thursday, July 31, with a left flexor pronator strain, according to the team. Lee was making his third start since returning from the 60-day disabled list for the same injury.

FANTASY TIP: Lee missed a little more than two months recovering from the injury the first time around, and if a similar timetable is needed with this occurrence, his season will essentially be over. It certainly looks bad for Lee, but don't cut him loose until a definitive recovery time is given.

Browns | Johnny Manziel to work with first-team soon

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:37:41 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel will receive reps with the first-team offense "sooner than later," according to offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.

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Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch won't have to be back bonus money

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:36:57 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch won't have to pay back the $255,000 in signing bonus that the team could have gotten because he did not report to camp on time, according to Mike Garafolo of FoxSports.com.

Seahawks | Bump up Marshawn Lynch's base salary

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:26:09 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch will make $6.5 million in base salary this season instead of $5 million, according to a league source. Lynch will now be guaranteed an additional $1 million that previously had to be earned by reaching incentives and will also be given $500,000 that he was due to earn next year.

Falcons | Pat Angerer out with head injury

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:17:38 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Pat Angerer (head) suffered a head injury during practice Tuesday, July 29, and has yet to be cleared through the NFL's concussion protocol.

Phillies | More on Cliff Lee injury

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:07:56 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee (undisclosed) gestured toward his elbow before asking to be taken out of the game Thursday, July 31, according to ESPN's Buster Olney.

FANTASY TIP: The exact nature and severity of the injury remain to be seen, but the fact that he gestured toward his elbow is a bad sign.

Bears | Sign one, waive one

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:55:24 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed free-agent OT Dennis Roland (Bengals) and waived OT Cody Booth with a no-recall designation Thursday, July 31.

Phillies | Cliff Lee leaves with injury

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:47:42 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee (undisclosed) left his start early with an undisclosed injury Thursday, July 31.

FANTASY TIP: It doesn't look good initially. Lee immediately called for a trainer after throwing a pitch. The fear would be that it's related to the left elbow injury that recently had him on the DL. Stay tuned for more updates on the severity of his injury.

Falcons | Dezmen Southward to miss a week

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:43:35 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Dezmen Southward (knee) will miss a week of practice due to a knee injury. Head coach Mike Smith said the injury is not serious.

Indians | Chris Dickerson injured

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:37:30 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Chris Dickerson (undisclosed) was removed from the game Thursday, July 31, after apparently tweaking something while trying to catch a fly ball in the second inning. INF Mike Aviles is replacing him in left field.

Blue Jays | Colby Rasmus out of lineup

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:30:49 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Colby Rasmus was scratched from the lineup Thursday, July 31. He's being replaced in center field by OF Anthony Gose.

FANTASY TIP: It's unclear if an injury led Toronto to replace Rasmus in the lineup. Stay tuned for more information.

Braves | Chris Johnson not starting

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:29:53 -0700

Atlanta Braves 3B Chris Johnson is not in the starting lineup Thursday, July 31, and 2B Phil Gosselin is taking his place at the hot corner.

FANTASY TIP: Johnson is likely taking a routine day off on a travel day. Get him out of your daily lineups.