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Bills | Chris Gragg out of hospital

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:33:38 -0700

Buffalo Bills TE Chris Gragg has been released from the hospital but likely will not practice for a few days, according to head coach Doug Marrone. Gragg went to the hospital because of dehydration.

Bills | Randell Johnson off NFI list

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:33:17 -0700

Buffalo Bills LB Randell Johnson (undisclosed) was activated from the Non-Football Injury list after he passed a physical Friday, July 25.

49ers | Bruce Ellington misses practice

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:28:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers WR Bruce Ellington (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, July 25, even though he was activated from the Non-Football Injury list.

49ers | Justin Smith sits out

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:22:11 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DT Justin Smith (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, July 25.

Jets | GM says no advantage in QB competition

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:19:34 -0700

Neither QB Geno Smith nor QB Michael Vick has an advantage in the competition for the starting quarterback job, according to general manager John Idzik.

Jets | Jason Babin moves around

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:12:21 -0700

New York Jets DE Jason Babin lined up at left and right defensive end during practice Friday, July 25, and also dropped back into coverage. Babin is expected to be a situational pass rusher this upcoming season.

Rams | Greg Robinson works at LT

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:11:44 -0700

St. Louis Rams OT Greg Robinson worked with the first-team offense at left tackle during practice Friday, July 25. Head coach Jeff Fisher said several will rotate at left tackle until OT Jake Long (knee) is able to return.

Yankees | Ichiro Suzuki belts first homer

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:05:59 -0700

New York Yankees OF Ichiro Suzuki connected for his first home run of the season Friday, July 25, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Suzuki came into the game as a .421 career hitter (24-for-57) with a double, triple, five RBI and a .897 OPS against Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle.

White Sox | Jose Abreu joins elite Cuban club

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:05:32 -0700

Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu homered Friday, July 25, against the Minnesota Twins. It was his 30th homer, and he joins Tony Oliva (1964) and Jose Canseco (1986) as the only Cuban-born rookies to club 30 homers in a season.

Red Sox | Jon Lester finally allows homer

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:03:05 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester allowed a home run Friday, July 25, to Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings. It snapped a 57-inning homerless streak dating back to June 7.

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Padres | Everth Cabrera still a while away

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:00:28 -0700

San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) is still a bit further from a return from the 15-day disabled list, manager Bud Black said Friday, July 25.

Cardinals | Tyrann Mathieu 6-8 weeks away

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:30 -0700

Arizona Cardinals FS Tyrann Mathieu (knee) said he is about six to eight weeks away from being able to play in a game.

Bills | Fred Jackson injury update

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:49:48 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (leg) suffered a lower leg injury during practice Friday, July 25.

Bills | Two suffer hamstring injuries

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:45:12 -0700

Buffalo Bills TE Tony Moeaki (hamstring) and S Kenny Ladler (hamstring) suffered hamstring injuries during practice Friday, July 25.

Bills | Fred Jackson leaves practice

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:38:52 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (undisclosed) left practice early Friday, July 25, after suffering an undisclosed injury. The injury does not appear to be serious.

FANTASY TIP: Owners should monitor this situation in case the injury is more serious than first believed. Jackson should be considered a No. 3 running back in fantasy leagues, because he is should receive a solid amount of playing time in 2014.

Panthers | Cam Newton not 100 percent

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:38:20 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) said his ankle is not 100 percent at this point, but it is getting better each day.

FANTASY TIP: Newton could be limited for the foreseeable future because of the ankle injury, but it does not appear to be a major thing at this point. Owners should consider Newton as a low-end No. 1 quarterback that comes with some risk because of the team's wide receivers.

49ers | Could use multiple LBs to replace NaVorro Bowman

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:15:09 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers could use one inside linebacker in the base defense and another in the nickel defense while LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) is out of the lineup, according to defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. LB Michael Wilhoite has been working with the starting defense during training camp, but LB Chris Borland could also compete for the starting job.

49ers | Bruce Ellington off NFI list

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:10:44 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have activated WR Bruce Ellington (ankle) off the Non-Football Injury list.

Astros | George Springer receiving treatment

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:09:04 -0700

Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) was receiving treatment Friday, July 25, but he said he is still not doing any exercises on his injured left quadriceps.

Twins | Kyle Gibson to throw bullpen session

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:07:58 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins SP Kyle Gibson (back) will throw a bullpen session Saturday, July 26. Barring any setbacks, he is expected to make his next scheduled start Tuesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals.