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Ravens | Pernell McPhee having a strong start to camp

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:06:52 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Pernell McPhee has had a strong training camp, making several plays in the backfield.

Raiders | Khalil Mack struggling in camp

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:52:24 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Khalil Mack has struggled to make a consistent impact during training camp, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Raiders | Greg Little injures hamstring

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:51:22 -0700

Oakland Raiders WR Greg Little (hamstring) didn't finish practice Monday, July 28, as a result of a hamstring injury.

Ravens | Michael Campanaro adjusting to press coverage

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:47:19 -0700

Baltimore Ravens WR Michael Campanaro has been adjusting to press coverage and has been making more plays as training camp has progressed. "Michael has great feet," Ravens wide receivers coach Bobby Engram said. "He has a lot of quickness. He understands how to separate. He's a smaller guy, but he's strong. He knows how to leverage himself to create separation, and that's what you really look for from a slot receiver."

Browns | Sign Marlon Moore

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:39:58 -0700

The Cleveland Browns signed WR Marlon Moore (Dolphins) Monday, July 28.

Giants | Xavier Grimble day-to-day

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:33:39 -0700

New York Giants TE Xavier Grimble (hamstring) is day-to-day with a hamstring injury that isn't considered serious, according to Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News.

Jaguars | Clay Harbor to miss time

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:28:05 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Clay Harbor (calf) will miss some time with a strained calf, according to John Oehser of Jaguars.com.

Raiders | James Jones showing his physicality

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:24:19 -0700

Oakland Raiders WR James Jones has shown a knack for catching balls in heavy traffic during full team sessions, according to Jerry Mcdonald of The Oakland Tribune.

FANTASY TIP: Jones is expected to be one of the team's starting receivers this year, and if he continues to make plays in traffic, he could carve out a role as a go-to option in the red zone. The question marks surrounding the QB situation in Oakland hurt his value, but he is worth drafting in the later rounds as a bench option at the WR spot.

Broncos | Emmanuel Sanders compares QBs

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:11:56 -0700

Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders said QB Peyton Manning is a "better leader" than Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger. "This is the first time that I had a quarterback that stays every single day after practice, no matter what his accolades," Sanders said. "From NFL MVP, Super Bowl rings. He keeps guys like me and (Cody) Latimer after practice and we're out there 15, 20 minutes. And he's not one of those guys you gotta go chase down, he's gonna be right at the same spot ready to work, every single day."

FANTASY TIP: Sanders is set to be the No. 3 receiver for the Broncos this season, and the extra work he is putting in with Manning should help him hit the ground running when the season begins. He is worth drafting in the middle rounds as a WR3 in fantasy leagues.

Cardinals | John Brown tough to cover in camp

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:00:54 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown has impressed general manager Steve Keim during camp, according to ESPN.com's Josh Weinfuss. "I can tell you so far we haven't been able to cover him," Keim said Monday, July 28, per Weinfuss.

FANTASY TIP: Brown is expected to open the year as the team's No. 4 receiver, but it looks like he has a chance to become a big-play weapon in the Cardinals' pass-heavy attack. He is worth considering as a late-round flier at this point.

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Broncos | Demaryius Thomas practicing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:34:57 -0700

Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas is practicing with the team Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: Thomas was absent from camp due to a death in the family. There's nothing to worry about here. Move on.

Panthers | No timetable for Kelvin Benjamin

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:34 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) doesn't have a timetable for his return after bruising his left knee, but he is expected to be back in days, not weeks. Head coach Ron Rivera said Benjamin should be back before the end of training camp Aug. 12. So far in camp, Benjamin has looked really good and hasn't dropped a pass during team drills while running with the first-team offense. WR Jason Avant moved up to the first-team offense Monday, July 28, with Benjamin out.

FANTASY TIP: Benjamin's injury isn't serious, but he could miss some valuable time with the starters in camp, especially since he's a rookie. Don't expect too much of Benjamin in his first year in an offense that doesn't have many other legitimate receiving threats.

Ravens | Chykie Brown returns

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:09:12 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Chykie Brown (hamstring) returned to practice Monday, July 28.

Browns | Josh Gordon hires attorney

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:57:42 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon has hired attorney Maurice Suh to help with the appeal of his impending suspension, according to a source. Suh helped Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman win the appeal of his suspension.

Saints | Two split reps at center

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:54:05 -0700

New Orleans Saints C Tim Lelito and C Jonathan Goodwin split reps at center with the first-team offense during practice Monday, July 28.

Saints | Two expected back soon

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:52:40 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Robert Meachem (back) and OG Ben Grubbs (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, July 28, but head coach Sean Payton said both should return to the field in the next few days.

Packers | Mike Neal loses weight

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:42:06 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Mike Neal lost weight this offseason and is down to 263 pounds, which is close to the ideal weight for an outside linebacker in defensive coordinator Dom Capers' system. Neal went from 305 pounds to 275 pounds last offseason.

Rams | Jamaine Sherman cleared waivers, placed on IR

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:33:21 -0700

St. Louis Rams WR Jamaine Sherman (hamstring) cleared waivers and was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, July 28.

Chiefs | Rokevious Watkins placed on NFI

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:29:27 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Rokevious Watkins (back) cleared waivers and was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list Monday, July 28.

Lions | Two making progress

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:22:32 -0700

Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) and DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) are making progress in his rehab, but there are timetables for their returns, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Both players are on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Texans | Quentin Groves officially added

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:20:46 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Houston Texans signed LB Quentin Groves (Browns) to an undisclosed contract Monday, July 28.

NFL | Several clear waivers

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:17:29 -0700

DE Jamil Merrell (Bears), OT Curtis Feigt (Bengals) and DeWayne Cherrington (Seahawks) all cleared waivers Monday, July 28, and are free to sign with any team. DB De'Quan Menzie (Panthers) also cleared waivers but has opted to retire from the NFL.

Texans | Anthony Dima waived

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:11:04 -0700

The Houston Texans waived OT Anthony Dima with a no-recall/left squad designation Monday, July 28.

Eagles | Two sit out practice

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:10:22 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Chris Polk (undisclosed) and OG Julian Vandervelde (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, July 28.

Lions | Kalonji Kashama cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:59:57 -0700

The Detroit Lions have released DE Kalonji Kashama.

Seahawks | Terrell Thomas contract update

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:49:14 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with CB Terrell Thomas (Giants) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

49ers | Not close to deals with two upcoming FAs

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:42:20 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers will try to sign WR Michael Crabtree and OG Mike Iupati to contract extensions before they become unrestricted free agents next offseason, according to general manager Trent Baalke. The team is not believed to be close to a deal with either player at this point.

Lions | Kyle Van Noy injured

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:40:58 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Kyle Van Noy (thumb) left practice early Monday, July 28, because of a thumb injury. Head coach Jim Caldwell said Van Noy will be reevaluated Tuesday, July 29.

Patriots | Greg Orton goes to IR

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:40:45 -0700

New England Patriots WR Greg Orton (Achilles') cleared waivers and went on the team's Injured Reserve list Monday, July 28.

Patriots | Release Josh Hull

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:39:49 -0700

The New England Patriots released LB Josh Hull Monday, July 28.

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Seahawks | Terrell Thomas agrees to terms

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:33:47 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Terrell Thomas (Giants). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Browns | Two activated from NFI list

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:08 -0700

The Cleveland Browns activated LB Tank Carder (undisclosed) and TE Gary Barnidge (undisclosed) from the Non-Football Injury list Monday, July 28.

Browns | Two waived

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:29:41 -0700

The Cleveland Browns waived OT Chris Faulk and PK Jake Rogers Monday, July 28.

Jets | Jason Babin financials update

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:23:15 -0700

New York Jets DE Jason Babin will make $1.6 million this year that includes a $1.1 million base salary and a $500,000 roster bonus. He is expected to have a $1.35 million base salary in 2015 with an option bonus of $250,000.

Giants | Mark Asper claimed

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:22:31 -0700

The New York Giants have claimed OG Mark Asper off waivers from the Buffalo Bills. The team also waived OT DeMarcus Love.

Giants | Xavier Grimble meets with doctor

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:19:06 -0700

New York Giants TE Xavier Grimble (hamstring) met with a doctor Monday, July 28, to have his injured hamstring examined.

Seahawks | Expected to bring in Terrell Thomas

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:11:05 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks are expected to sign free-agent CB Terrell Thomas (Giants).

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater to see time with starters

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:09:54 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater will receive playing time with the starting offense during preseason games, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. The team will need that information to decide who will be the starting quarterback for Week 1.

Chargers | Jeromey Clary taking pay cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:02:09 -0700

San Diego Chargers OG Jeromey Clary has reduced his salary from $4.55 million to $1.6 million, giving the Chargers an added $2.95 million in cap space. Clary is on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list.

Patriots | Claim Tyler Gaffney

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:59:23 -0700

The New England Patriots claimed RB Tyler Gaffney (Panthers) on waivers Monday, July 28.

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Vikings | Willing to trade Christian Ponder

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:58:23 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are willing to trade QB Christian Ponder. Ponder has performed well during training camp but probably will be the No. 3 quarterback.

Dolphins | Gerald Ford cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:53:05 -0700

The Miami Dolphins cut WR Gerald Ford Monday, July 28.

Vikings | Adrian Peterson excited about offense

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:50:20 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he is looking forward to playing in the team's new offense because it is more versatile than the one the team had been using for the last several seasons. "Let's call it what it is: I thought in the past, we've been predictable," Peterson said. "I'm sure you guys wrote stories about us being predictable the past seven years. You won't be able to write that story this year. That's pretty much all I'm saying. You won't be able to do that, because this offense is so versatile."

FANTASY TIP: Peterson could get more involved in the passing game in 2014, which will only help his fantasy value. He should be gone within the first few picks in all fantasy leagues.

Dolphins | Tony Hills signs

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:50:06 -0700

The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent OT Tony Hills (Raiders) to an undisclosed deal Monday, July 28.

Giants | Eli Manning hopes to play in preseason game

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:35:29 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he hopes to receive some playing time in the Hall of Fame but will let the coaches determine his status for the game.

Redskins | Doug Worthington sits out

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:33:38 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Doug Worthington (leg) did not participate in practice Monday, July 28, because of a leg injury he suffered Sunday, July 27.

Chiefs | De'Anthony Thomas impresses in return game

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:31:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB De'Anthony Thomas was compared to WR Devin Hester with his ability to make the first person miss in the return game, according to special teams coach Dave Toub.

Redskins | Courtney Bridget to undergo MRI

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:31:03 -0700

Washington Redskins CB Courtney Bridget (shoulder) left practice early Monday, July 28, because of a shoulder injury and is scheduled to undergo an MRI, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Redskins | Evan Royster misses practice

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:30:05 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Evan Royster (hamstring) did not participate in practice Monday, July 28, because of a strained hamstring. He was able to do some light work on the side with the trainers.

Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner injury update

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:16:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) has been dealing with a hamstring issue, according to head coach Lovie Smith.

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Broncos | DeMarcus Ware sits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:14:14 -0700

Denver Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware (leg) did not practice Monday, July 28, with a lower right leg bruise. Head coach John Fox said Ware will be fine.

Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner sits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:01:09 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, July 28. Verner said the reason for sitting was nothing serious.

Chiefs | Sign Damond Smith

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:54:50 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs signed undrafted free-agent CB Damond Smith (South Alabama) Monday, July 28. Per NFL rules, all UDFA deals are three years in length. Financial details were undisclosed.

Lions | Ndamukong Suh may be tagged

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:49:34 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh may be franchise tagged next year, according to general manager Martin Mayhew.

Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin update

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:39:10 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) has a bone bruise, according to head coach Ron Rivera. There is swelling in the knee but nothing is structurally damaged.

FANTASY TIP: No injury is good news, but this is encouraging news. Benjamin should be ready to go before the preseason starts and remains a WR4 option in standard scoring leagues.

Titans | Jake Locker encouraged, working hard

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:31:10 -0700

Tennesse Titans QB Jake Locker said the offensive rhythm was better in practice Monday, July 28. Locker said he's focusing on accuracy during training camp as head coach Ken Whisenhunt has challenged him in that area.

FANTASY TIP: Locker is too much of an injury risk to be considered for QB1 status. Draft him as a streaming option or backup.

Lions | Ndamukong Suh contract talks pushed back

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:25:40 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's contract extension discussion will be put on hold until the end of the season, according to a source.

Ravens | C.J. Mosley receives praise

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:20:52 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB C.J. Mosley looks lean and quick, according to LB Terrell Suggs. Suggs added that Mosley catches on quickly and has an attention to detail.

Chargers | Dwight Freeney progressing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:17:00 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) said he's moving around better than he expected and is encouraged by how he feels so far.

Giants | Odell Beckham Jr. misses practice again

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:09:40 -0700

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) missed practice Monday, July 28, to receive treatment for his injured hamstring. Head coach Tom Coughlin said Beckham probably has some tests scheduled for the hamstring.

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Raiders | Jeremy Deering signs

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:01:15 -0700

The Oakland Raiders signed free-agent DB Jeremy Deering (Patriots) to an undisclosed deal Monday, July 28.

Jaguars | Chad Henne impressing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:54:21 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Chad Henne has been stellar in the team's first three days of training camp, according to head coach Gus Bradley. Bradley added that Henne looks comfortable and has shown a mastery of the offense.

Cowboys | Ryan Williams appears to be a longshot

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:52:56 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Ryan Williams looks to be a longshot for the final roster, because he is not a good special teams player and would have to help on special teams if he is in a reserve role.

Jaguars | Chad Henne to audible more?

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:48:24 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Chad Henne has been given permission to call more audibles in his second season under offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch.

FANTASY TIP: This could certainly free up the playbook for Henne and Co., though he's still not exactly a reliable fantasy quarterback. The wide receiver corps is somewhat lacking in Jacksonville, too. Henne is still a backup quarterback in all scoring formats.

Cowboys | Mackenzy Bernadeau working with starters

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:40:25 -0700

Dallas Cowboys OG Mackenzy Bernadeau has been working at left guard with the first-team offense, because OG Ronald Leary (hamstring) has been dealing with a hamstring injury. Bernadeau and Leary are expected to compete for the starting job during training camp.

Texans | Andre Johnson more comfortable

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:35:33 -0700

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson said he's feeling more comfortable with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Texans' offense.

FANTASY TIP: This bodes well for the previously unhappy Johnson. He's a high-end WR2 in standard leagues with WR1 potential in PPR leagues.

Texans | Arian Foster sits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:31:30 -0700

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (hamstring) did not practice Monday, July 28. Foster had his hamstring stretched during practice Sunday, July 27.

FANTASY TIP: This was just a precaution. Foster is too valuable to risk getting injured in training camp and he'll probably see limited action in the preseason. It is best to keep an eye on him, however. As long as he's healthy, he's an RB1 candidate in all scoring formats.

Bears | Kyle Long misses practice

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:28:41 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (illness) did not participate in practice Monday, July 28, because he had a doctor's appointment, according to head coach Marc Trestman.

Patriots | Rob Gronkowski goes at half-speed

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:27:02 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) ran 11-on-11 drills at half-speed in practice Sunday, July 27.

Broncos | Chris Harris Jr. cleared

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:23:38 -0700

Denver Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee) has been cleared for limited practice after visiting Dr. James Andrews. Harris is recovering from a torn ACL suffered last season.

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Cardinals | Christian Tupou working with starters

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:20:24 -0700

Arizona Cardinals DT Christian Tupou has been working with the first-team defense at nose tackle because of the injuries to DT Dan Williams (knee) and DT Alameda Ta'amu (knee).

Cardinals | Dan Williams' injury not considered serious

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:19:45 -0700

Arizona Cardinals DT Dan Williams (knee) is not expected to participate in practice Monday, July 28, but the team does not believe his knee injury is serious.

Redskins | Everette Brown signed

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:14:16 -0700

The Washington Redskins have signed free-agent LB Everette Brown (Cowboys). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Chargers | Ladarius Green involved in red zone drills

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:08:12 -0700

San Diego Chargers TE Ladarius Green has scored two times in the Chargers' red zone offense during training camp.

FANTASY TIP: Green will have an increased role in 2014, and added work could propel him into weekly flex territory.

Chargers | Danny Woodhead financials

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:07:30 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Danny Woodhead's two-year extension is worth $7.25 million, including a $3 million signing bonus and salaries of $750,000, $1.5 million and $2 million, respectively.

Chargers | Donald Brown making plays

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:07:16 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown has broken a few long runs during training camp.

FANTASY TIP: Brown is a home run hitter and could post decent season-long fantasy numbers, but knowing when to play him will be maddening.

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell to sit out

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:03:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (hamstring) will not practice Monday, July 28, due to a hamstring injury.

Cowboys | Anthony Spencer optimistic about Week 1 status

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:01:15 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer (knee) said he hopes to be able to play once the regular season begins. He said he is encouraged about how his rehab has been going.

Steelers | GM confident team will extend Ben Roethlisberger

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:50:40 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are confident that they will be able sign QB Ben Roethlisberger before his current contract expires, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. Colbert said he expects Roethlisberger to retire as a member of the organization.

Giants | Want high completion percentage from Eli Manning

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:43:36 -0700

The New York Giants are looking for QB Eli Manning to complete at least 70 percent of his passes this upcoming season, according to quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf. "He's well aware of who's done it in the past and what the system can get you in terms of completion," Langsdorf said. "So we're trying to focus on that and really trying to do a good job of taking care of the ball and hitting open receivers."

FANTASY TIP: Manning is coming off a difficult 2013 season and has been working on learning the new offense this offseason. Owners should consider Manning as a No. 2 quarterback at this point, because he may have some issues with the offense early on and there are questions with the team's running backs and offensive line.

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Buccaneers | Two released

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:37:37 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released RB Brendan Bigelow and WR Quintin Payton.

Buccaneers | Two players signed

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:35:22 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free-agent CB Anthony Gaitor (Dolphins) and undrafted free-agent DT Jibreel Black (Michigan). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed, but all contracts signed by undrafted free agents are three-year deals, according to NFL rules.

Bears | Alshon Jeffery injury update

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:20:35 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (foot) left practice early Monday, July 28, because of a sore foot.

FANTASY TIP: The injury does not sound serious, but the team could be cautious with him and have him sit out a few days. Jeffery should be a starting wide receiver in all leagues if he is healthy.

Vikings | QBs splitting reps

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:12:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QBs Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder have been evenly splitting reps during the early part of training camp, according to offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Turner will split the reps two ways after the team's upcoming off day.

FANTASY TIP: It appears Cassel is the leading candidate for the starting job at this point but all three are still options for the job. Cassel likely would be a desperation matchup play if he wins the starting job. Bridgewater and Ponder likely would not have much fantasy value even if they win the job.

Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin's injury not expected to be serious

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:11:29 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin's (knee) left knee injury isn't expected to be serious, and head coach Ron Rivera is optimistic that Benjamin won't miss much time. Benjamin is heading for an MRI exam Monday, July 28. "He's had a great camp," Rivera said. "He came in in tip-top shape and ready to roll. He's one of those guys who spent time with Cam (before camp) working out. It's one of those that we want to make sure and be smart about." Benjamin's MRI results are expected later Monday.

FANTASY TIP: Benjamin should see plenty of looks in his first season, but he will be a bit raw as a rookie, so keep that in mind if you draft him for WR depth with upside.

Vikings | Adrian Peterson could sit out preseason

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:10:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson does not need to play in the preseason to show something to the coaching staff, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer said Peterson could get a few carries during the preseason if Peterson asks to play.

FANTASY TIP: Peterson has shown he is one of the best running backs in the league and does not need to prove anything in preseason games. Peterson should be a top five pick in all fantasy leagues.

Dolphins | Michael Philipp cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:07:17 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have released OT Michael Philipp.

Titans | Looking for Shonn Greene to lose weight

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:05:38 -0700

Tennessee Titans RB Shonn Greene needs to lose five to 10 pounds during training camp, according to the coaching staff.

Lions | Golden Tate removed from PUP

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:07 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (shoulder) was removed from the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, July 28, and he is expected to take part in the team's first training camp practice later in the day. Tate missed part of the team's spring workouts with a shoulder injury and said his shoulder was "just a little soreness" in June.

FANTASY TIP: Tate should be fine for preseason and for Week 1 of the regular season if he doesn't have any setbacks. Tate's new home gives him plenty of upside as the complement to Calvin Johnson. He's a great option to have as a WR3.

Lions | HC hopeful to sign Ndamukong Suh

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:58:04 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's negotiations to sign a contract extension have not been a distraction, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. He is optimistic about the team re-signing Suh.

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Vikings | Kyle Rudolph contract details

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:56 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will be guaranteed $19.4 million as part of his five-year, $36.5 million contract extension. He'll receive a $6.5 million signing bonus and a $960,000 guaranteed base salary in 2014. The rest of the $12 million of the guarantees are for injury only.

Redskins | Pierre Garcon tweaks hamstring

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:25 -0700

Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (hamstring) left practice Monday, July 28, with a slight hamstring strain.

FANTASY TIP: Stay tuned, but this seems extremely minor and precautionary.

49ers | Frank Gore unlikely to play in preseason

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:47:09 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore is unlikely to play in the preseason this year. RBs Carlos Hyde and Jewel Hampton have both looked good so far during training camp. The injuries to RBs Kendall Hunter (knee) and LaMichael James (elbow) have left the team thin at the running back position. RB Marcus Lattimore isn't practicing yet due to physical limitations and not the mental side of his recovery from a significant knee injury in college.

FANTASY TIP: The Niners have even more reason to try to keep Gore healthy heading into the regular season now. With Hunter out for the year, Hyde's price will rise drastically, likely making him somewhat overvalued as a handcuff to Gore.

Packers | Randall Cobb thinks he doesn't deserve extension

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:37:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb doesn't think he's done enough yet in his career to deserve a contract extension from the team. He's entering the final year of his rookie deal, and Cobb had a breakout year in 2012 with 80 catches for 954 yards and eight touchdowns. "I got injured in a way that there was nothing I could do about it," Cobb said. "I think my job is just to come out here every day, do what I'm supposed to, continue to work hard, and hopefully my time will come."

Eagles | LeSean McCoy, Trent Cole involved in fight

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:36:48 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy and LB Trent Cole squared off in a fight during training camp Sunday, July 27. "Next thing you know, they're on the ground scuffling," LB Brandon Graham said. "It was just a friendly thing, you know. They're always competing and talking stuff to each other. It was just one of those things." The fight was broken up before any damage was done.

Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin to have MRI

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:52:25 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) will have an MRI on his left knee. He bumped knees with another player in practice Sunday, July 27.

FANTASY TIP: Benjamin has been having a great camp and could serve as a good flier as a WR5.

Panthers | Thomas DeCoud sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:47:37 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Thomas DeCoud (leg) is out of practice Monday, July 28, and has his right leg wrapped.

Lions | Matthew Stafford improving

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:44:35 -0700

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford has improved his command of the offense and his knowledge of the new offense has been impressive, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

FANTASY TIP: Stafford is a mid-rate QB1 in fantasy.

Bears | Tim Jennings sits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:31:27 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Tim Jennings (quadriceps) did not practice Monday, July 28.

Bears | Alshon Jeffery exits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:30:50 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (undisclosed) left practice for an undisclosed reason Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: We'll keep you updated when more details surface. Jeffery is a low-end WR1.

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Bears | Jeremiah Ratliff sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:27:36 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Jeremiah Ratliff is out of practice Monday, July 28.

Bears | Nate Collins practicing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:26:21 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Nate Collins (knee) is practicing Monday, July 28, for the first time since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last year.

Browns | Two sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:08:35 -0700

Cleveland Browns WRs Charles X. Johnson (knee) and Travis Benjamin (knee) are riding the stationary bike and working on the side Monday, July 28.

Packers | Micah Hyde has the edge at FS

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:57:45 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Micah Hyde has the edge over S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix for the starting free safety spot.

Ravens | Ray Rice doesn't appeal

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:45:32 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice did not appeal his two-game suspension.

FANTASY TIP: He rates as a mid-to-low RB2.

Colts | Chris Rainey cut for disciplinary reasons

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:43:07 -0700

Updating an earlier report, the Indianapolis Colts released RB Chris Rainey for a violation of team rules.

Browns | Jason Pinkston not cleared

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:28:08 -0700

Cleveland Browns OG Jason Pinkston (undisclosed) has not been medically cleared to participate in football activities, according to the team.

Saints | Two sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:24:46 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Robert Meachem (back) and WR Kenny Stills (quadriceps) are out of practice Monday, July 28.

Colts | Chris Rainey cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:49:21 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts released RB Chris Rainey.

Dolphins | Rishard Matthews impresses

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:27:45 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Rishard Matthews stood out Sunday, July 27, with a series of catches that anointed him the unofficial star of the workout.

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Cardinals | Patrick Peterson will not be used on offense

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:00:43 -0700

Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will be used strictly on defense this season and will not see time in any offensive situations. The Cardinals have excess capacity at wide receiver this year. Coach Bruce Arians plans on relieving Peterson of his punt return duties.

FANTASY TIP: Peterson's fantasy value will take a hit without the special teams presence, because he has returned punts before this season. However, Peterson claims focusing on his CB duties will make him a better defender, and individual defensive player leagues could see an added boost from Peterson.

49ers | Plan to re-sign Mike Iupati

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:53:43 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers plan to re-sign RG Mike Iupati at some point. Originally the team thought it would not be able to keep him due to a higher salary, but the 49ers have realized they can handle the finances.

Buccaneers | Dashon Goldson reps to be limited

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:42:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FS Dashon Goldson (ankle) is being brought along slowly at the start of training camp, as the team is limiting his reps. "We want to get him incorporated into everything, but we limited his reps,'' coach Lovie Smith said. "We had him start off and that was pretty much it. We'll be able to progress a little bit with his reps. But I was impressed with his movement.''

Texans | Eric Harper worked out

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:34:02 -0700

Former Oakland Raiders OLB Eric Harper worked out with the Houston Texans but was not signed at this time. He was in the same workout with OLBs Quentin Groves and Lawrence Sidbury, who were signed.

Redskins | Tim Hightower at practice

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:17:43 -0700

Former Washington Redskins RB Tim Hightower, who suffered a torn ACL in 2011 and a subsequent infection, was spotted at Washington Redskins camp in the past few days. Hightower was medically cleared by doctors two months ago and wants to come back to the game.

Texans | Alan Bonner waived/injured

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:43:31 -0700

The Houston Texans have waived injured WR Alan Bonner (foot). Bonner suffered a broken foot during practice Saturday, July 26.

Texans | Cody White waived/injured

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:40:45 -0700

The Houston Texans have waived injured OG Cody White (Achilles'). White suffered a torn Achilles' tendon during practice Saturday, July 26.

Texans | Arian Foster leaves practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:39:03 -0700

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (undisclosed) left practice early Sunday, July 27, but the injury does not appear to be serious.

FANTASY TIP: Foster has dealt with injuries in the past, but there is enough time for him to get healthy before the start of the season. If healthy, Foster should be a starting running back in all fantasy leagues.

Seahawks | Russell Okung a few weeks away

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:11:59 -0700

Seattle Seahawks OT Russell Okung (foot) is about two weeks away from returning to practice, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

Cowboys | Jeff Heath briefly leaves practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:59:16 -0700

Dallas Cowboys FS Jeff Heath (hand) left practice early Sunday, July 27, because of a hand injury but was able to return.

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Cowboys | Three players injured

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:54:13 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DT Terrell McClain (ankle), LB DeVonte Holloman (dehydration) and FS Matt Johnson (hamstring) left practice early Sunday, July 27, because of injuries.

Bears | Willie Young practices

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:52:27 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Willie Young (quadriceps) was able to participate in practice Sunday, July 27.

Bears | Tim Jennings tries to practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:46:08 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Tim Jennings (quadriceps) was on the field at the start of practice Sunday, July 27, but left early because his leg did not feel right, according to head coach Marc Trestman.

Dolphins | Koa Misi leaves practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:45:22 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (foot) left practice early Sunday, July 27, because of a foot injury. He has told people that someone stepped on his foot and that he will be fine.

Steelers | David Snow will need surgery

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:05:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C David Snow (foot) will need surgery after he broke his foot during practice Friday, July 25.

Steelers | C.J. Goodwin injured

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:00:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR C.J. Goodwin (shoulder) left practice early Sunday, July 27, after he fell on his shoulder.

Steelers | Martavis Bryant does not practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:00:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (groin) did not participate in practice Sunday, July 27, because of a groin injury.

Bengals | Dre Kirkpatrick sits out

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:42:15 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick (hamstring) did not participate in practice Sunday, July 27, because of an apparent hamstring injury. The injury is not expected to keep him out for long.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph signs extension

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:25:19 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have signed TE Kyle Rudolph to a five-year extension worth $36.5 million.

Raiders | No timetable for D.J. Hayden

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:24:49 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB D.J. Hayden (foot) still has no definite timetable for his return, but the team is optimistic that he will be ready for the start of the season, according to general manager Reggie McKenzie.

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Raiders | Rod Streater may have head injury

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:18:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders WR Rod Streater (head) may have suffered a head injury during practice Sunday, July 27, after falling down hard near the end of practice, according to head coach Dennis Allen.

FANTASY TIP: Streater has a good chance to be the No. 1 target in the passing game if healthy. Owners should consider him a No. 4 or No. 5 wide receiver on their fantasy team.

Eagles | G.J. Kinne could push for No. 3 QB job

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:10:24 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB G.J. Kinne could push QB Matt Barkley for the No. 3 quarterback job, because he has thrown the ball well during training camp.

Eagles | Nolan Carroll sees time with starters

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:07:20 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles CB Nolan Carroll received some snaps with the first-team defense during practice Sunday, July 27.

Giants | Two players miss practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:05:54 -0700

New York Giants WR Trindon Holliday (leg) and TE Xavier Grimble (hamstring) did not participate in practice Sunday, July 27.

Giants | Odell Beckham not doing much

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:53:43 -0700

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) fielded some punts during practice Sunday, July 27, but did not do any running or participate in any other drills.

FANTASY TIP: With Beckham missing multiple practices, his fantasy value is taking a hit since he is not working with the offense. He may have a chance to be a No. 5 wide receiver on some fantasy teams at this point.

Jets | Chris Johnson a full participant

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:43:20 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Johnson (knee) fully participated in practice Sunday, July 27. It appears Johnson will be limited or get the day off every third practice.

Jets | Willie Colon limited

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:42:49 -0700

New York Jets OG Willie Colon (knee) was limited to positional drills during practice Sunday, July 27.

Patriots | Julian Edelman hopes to be returner

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:24:40 -0700

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman said he would like to be a punt returner for the team this upcoming season in addition to having a role on offense. "That's a part of the game [punt return] that gave me an opportunity to make this team," Edelman said. "I love returning punts. I want to do that and if they ask me to do that, I'm going to do it."

Bills | Taking things slow with Leodis McKelvin

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:23:41 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Leodis McKelvin (hip) has not participated in team drills for the last three days, because the team wants to take things slow with him since he is coming off offseason hip surgery, according to head coach Doug Marrone.

Colts | Matt Hall signed

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:16:53 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have signed free-agent OT Matt Hall (Vikings). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bills | Evan Rodriguez could see time at TE

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:15:26 -0700

Buffalo Bills FB Evan Rodriguez could receive practice time at tight end because of the injuries to TEs Scott Chandler (groin), Tony Moeaki (hamstring) and Chris Gragg (cramps).

49ers | LaMichael James may be ready for Week 1

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:24:34 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James (elbow) likely will miss the entire preseason but should be ready for the start of the regular season.

Ravens | Bernard Pierce drops weight

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:21:59 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce said he weighed 248 pounds after he underwent shoulder surgery this offseason but currently weighs 222 pounds.

Ravens | Chykie Brown misses practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:20:27 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Chykie Brown (hamstring) did not participate in practice Sunday, July 27, because of a tweaked hamstring, according to head coach John Harbaugh.

Ravens | Will Rackley may have concussion

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:19:47 -0700

Baltimore Ravens OG Will Rackley (head) has not practiced because he is dealing with a possible concussion, according to head coach John Harbaugh.

Bears | James Dunbar cut

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:10:32 -0700

The Chicago Bears have released OG James Dunbar.

Falcons | Josh Wilson top choice for nickel back job

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:06:27 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Josh Wilson is considered the leading candidate for the nickel back job at this point.

Falcons | Josh Wilson briefly leaves practice

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:05:59 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Josh Wilson (hamstring) left practice early Sunday, July 27, because of a hamstring issue but was able to return once his leg was stretched out.

49ers | LaMichael James dislocates elbow

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:49:15 -0700

Updating an earlier report, San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James (elbow) suffered a dislocated elbow Sunday, July 27.

Dolphins | Want Lamar Miller in LeSean McCoy role

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:43:15 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller will be used much like Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy was last season.

FANTASY TIP: That means he should see quite a few passes headed his way. He'll have to hold off Knowshon Moreno (knee), but Miller seems to be clearly in the lead in the backfield. Miller is a mid-rate RB2. Moreno has low RB3 value when he returns from injury.

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Cardinals | Dan Williams sidelined

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:35:44 -0700

Arizona Cardinals DT Dan Williams (knee) is sidelined with a swollen left knee Sunday, July 27.

Cowboys | William Smith sitting

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:14:33 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB William Smith (undisclosed) is out Sunday, July 27, due to an undisclosed injury.

Ravens | Parker Graham sitting

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:37:09 -0700

Baltimore Ravens OT Parker Graham (groin) is not practicing Sunday, July 27, due to a minor groin injury.

NFL | De'Quan Menzie retires

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:26:28 -0700

Free-agent CB De'Quan Menzie (Panthers) has retired.

49ers | LaMichael James carted off

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:24:08 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James (wrist) was carted off the field Sunday, July 27, with a hand or wrist injury.

Raiders | Keith McGill activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:16:03 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Keith McGill (ankle) was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list and is practicing Sunday, July 27.

Buccaneers | Mark Barron still mending

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:59:15 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Mark Barron (knee) said he's not 100 percent after arthroscopic surgery to repair cartilage in his right knee in January.

Panthers | Two exit with cramps

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:43:45 -0700

Carolina Panthers TE Brandon Williams (cramps) and S Anderson Russell (cramps) left practice Sunday, July 27, due to cramps.

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell exits

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:26:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (hamstring) didn't finish practice Sunday, July 27, due to a tight hamstring.

FANTASY TIP: It doesn't appear to be serious. He should be fine in a couple of days.

Bills | Two injured

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:22:12 -0700

Buffalo Bills TE Scott Chandler (groin) suffered a groin injury Sunday, July 27. WR Kevin Elliott (head) is suffering from concussion-like symptoms.

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Dolphins | Steven Baker signs

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:16:14 -0700

The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent OT Steven Baker (Giants) to an undisclosed deal.

Ravens | Lardarius Webb sits

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:49:35 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Lardarius Webb (back) did not practice Sunday, July 27.

Ravens | Bernard Pierce returns

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:49:11 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (illness) returned to practice Sunday, July 27.

Panthers | Fozzy Whittaker signs

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:44:39 -0700

The Carolina Panthers signed free-agent RB Fozzy Whittaker (Browns) to an undisclosed deal.

Ravens | Dominique Franks activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:32:54 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Dominique Franks passed his conditioning test Sunday, July 27, and was activated from the non-football injury list.

Seahawks | Christine Michael dings shoulder

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:54:10 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Christine Michael (shoulder) left practice early Sunday, July 27, after dinging his right shoulder. Head coach Pete Carroll said Michael should be able to return Tuesday, July 29.

NFL | Travelle Wharton to retire

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:49:10 -0700

Free-agent OL Travelle Wharton (Panthers) will officially announce his retirement from the NFL Tuesday, July 29.

Bears | Jay Cutler takes extra reps Sunday

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:45:58 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler practiced with the first-team offense and the second-team wide receivers Sunday, July 27, in order to get extra reps.

Eagles | Bennie Logan has hamstring injury

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:39:54 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles DT Bennie Logan (hamstring) is day-to-day because of a hamstring injury.

49ers | Marcus Martin resumes practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:38:21 -0700

San Francisco 49ers C Marcus Martin (ankle) has been activated from the non-football injury list and been cleared to resume practicing.

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49ers | Aaron Lynch resumes practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:30:05 -0700

San Francisco 49ers LB Aaron Lynch (hamstring) has been removed from the physically unable to perform list and been cleared to resume practicing.

Colts | Aaron Morgan placed on IR

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:21:58 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have placed LB Aaron Morgan (undisclosed) on injured reserve, although they did not reveal what type of injury he suffered.

Ravens | Jah Reid 20 pounds lighter than last year

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:16:13 -0700

Baltimore Ravens OT Jah Reid (calf) said he is healthy again after missing most of the offseason practices because of a strained calf. He has also lost weight, going from 340 pounds last season to 320 pounds this year. Reid is competing for the starting right tackle job with Ricky Wagner.

Colts | Jack Breckner cut

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:14:11 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have released OT Jack Breckner.

Redskins | Maurice Hurt activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:11:53 -0700

Washington Redskins OT Maurice Hurt has been placed on the team's active roster after he was able to pass a physical.

Redskins | Brandon Jenkins cut

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:08:32 -0700

The Washington Redskins have released LB Brandon Jenkins.

Jets | Calvin Pryor has concussion

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:05:41 -0700

Updating previous reports, New York Jets S Calvin Pryor (concussion) suffered a concussion during a special teams drill Saturday, July 26, according to head coach Rex Ryan. It is unknown if Pryor will be held out of team meetings.

Jets | Jace Amaro update

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:58:26 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Jets TE Jace Amaro (knee) said he should return to practice Tuesday, July 29. The Jets are off Monday, July 28.

Jets | Jace Amaro exits

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:54:44 -0700

New York Jets TE Jace Amaro (knee) left practice early Sunday, July 27. Amaro has his right knee wrapped in ice.

FANTASY TIP: This is the last thing Amaro needed after struggling in his spring workouts. Check back later when there is more information on the extent of the injury.

Jets | Willie Colon activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:46:39 -0700

New York Jets OG Willie Colon (knee) was activated from the team's Physically Unable to Perform list Sunday, July 27.

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Panthers | Sign Tom Nelson

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:44:17 -0700

The Carolina Panthers signed FS Tom Nelson (Bears) Sunday, July 27. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Browns | Joe Thomas not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:37:02 -0700

Cleveland Browns OT Joe Thomas (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Browns | Jason Pinkston not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:31:24 -0700

Cleveland Browns OG Jason Pinkston (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Jets | Calvin Pryor not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:29:47 -0700

New York Jets SS Calvin Pryor (head) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Patriots | Sign Cole Stanford

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:10:10 -0700

The New England Patriots signed WR Cole Stanford Sunday, July 27. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Patriots | Sign Brian Tyms

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:05:47 -0700

The New England Patriots signed WR Brian Tyms (Browns) Sunday, July 27. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Packers | Jamari Lattimore not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:56:55 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Jamari Lattimore (Undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Dolphins | Mike Gillislee leaves practice early

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:49:43 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Mike Gillislee (undisclosed) left practice early Sunday, July 27.

Dolphins | Brandon Gibson exits early

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:45:46 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson (knee) exited practice early Sunday, July 27.

Saints | Robert Meachem not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:36:48 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Robert Meachem (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

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Chiefs | Travis Kelce not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:31:59 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Saints | Kenny Stills sits

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:25:41 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Kenny Stills (quadriceps) is not practicing Sudnay, July 27.

Chiefs | Joe Mays not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:20:48 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Joe Mays (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Redskins | Evan Royster not practicing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:15:42 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Evan Royster (hamstring) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

Patriots | Waive Greg Orton

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:09:49 -0700

The New England Patriots waived WR Greg Orton (Achilles') Sunday, July 27. Orton will likely be placed on Injured Reserve when he clears waivers.

Colts | Re-sign Davin Meggett

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:59:42 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts re-signed RB Davin Meggett (Redskins) Sunday, July 27. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Jaguars | Two players leave with injuries

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:05:50 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars TE D.J. Tialavea (quadriceps) and LB J.T. Thomas (hamstring) left practice early Saturday, July 26, because of injuries. Thomas was carted off the field after suffering his injury.

Colts | Trent Richardson sits again

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:02:03 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Trent Richardson (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Saturday, July 26, because of a soft tissue issue, according to head coach Chuck Pagano. Pagano said the team is being careful with Richardson and want him to be 100 percent before he returns to the field.

NFL | Darius Johnson arrested in May

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:56:37 -0700

Free-agent WR Darius Johnson (Falcons) was arrested in May by the Atlanta Police Department for driving under the influence, expired or no driver's license on person, failure to have license on person and failure to obey signs or control devices.

Bears | Willie Young leaves practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:24:39 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Willie Young (quadriceps) left practice early Saturday, July 26, because of a sore quadriceps, according to head coach Marc Trestman.

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Bears | Tim Jennings day-to-day

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:24:02 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Tim Jennings (quadriceps) is considered day-to-day because of a quadriceps injury. Jennings said he does not expect to miss a lot of time.

Titans | Taylor Lewan sees time at two positions

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:20:24 -0700

Tennessee Titans OT Taylor Lewan received snaps at right tackle and left guard during practice Saturday, July 26.

Texans | Lawrence Sidbury signed

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:11:35 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Houston Texans have signed free-agent LB Lawrence Sidbury (Colts). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Texans | Will sign Quentin Groves

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:09:21 -0700

The Houston Texans will sign free-agent LB Quentin Groves (Browns).

Texans | Andre Johnson to be moved around

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:53:23 -0700

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson said he will be moved around to different spots in head coach Bill O'Brien's offensive system.

FANTASY TIP: Johnson should continue to be the main passing option for the team this upcoming season. He should be considered a starting wide receiver in all fantasy leagues.

Browns | Brian Hoyer to wear brace

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:51:17 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer (knee) said he will wear a brace on his surgically repaired knee during the entire season. He said he does not believe it will affect his play much.

Browns | Brian Hoyer only one to work with starters

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:50:27 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer received all of the snaps with the first-team offense during practice Saturday, July 26.

Steelers | David Snow injured

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C David Snow (ankle, foot) suffered an ankle or foot injury during practice Saturday, July 26, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. The severity of the injury is not known at this point.

Steelers | Three DEs see time with starters

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DEs Cam Thomas, Brian Arnfelt and Stephon Tuitt all received snaps at left defensive end with the first-team defense during practice Saturday, July 26.

Ravens | Bernard Pierce ill

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:20:41 -0700

Updating previous reports, Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (illness) left practice Saturday, July 26, because of an illness.

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Cowboys | Ben Gardner to undergo MRI

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:59:32 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DE Ben Gardner (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during practice Saturday, July 26, and is scheduled to undergo an MRI.

Packers | Two PUP players close to returning

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:56:08 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Mike Neal (abdomen) and Nick Perry (foot, knee) is close to coming off the Physically Unable to Perform list and participating in practice, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

Packers | Jerel Worthy out indefinitely

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:55:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Jerel Worthy (back) is out indefinitely because of a lower back injury, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

Ravens | Do not know of injury to Bernard Pierce

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:38:18 -0700

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (undisclosed) left practice early with a team doctor Saturday, July 26, but the team is not aware of any injury.

Ravens | Joe Flacco seems bothered by injury

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:37:24 -0700

Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco (back) appeared to be bothered by tightness in his back but did not miss any snaps during practice Saturday, July 26. Offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak said Flacco is fine.

Raiders | Tarell Brown leaves early

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:19:00 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Tarell Brown (illness) left practice early Saturday, July 26, because of an illness.

Raiders | Kaluka Maiava sits out

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:16:43 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Kaluka Maiava (hamstring) did not participate in practice Saturday, July 26, because of a hamstring injury.

Texans | Expected to add Lawrence Sidbury

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:16:17 -0700

The Houston Texans are expected to sign free-agent LB Lawrence Sidbury (Colts), according to a source.

Jets | Two miss practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:07:22 -0700

New York Jets WR Quincy Enunwa (hip) and LB Tim Fugger (ankle) did not participate in practice Saturday, July 26.

Jets | Geno Smith receives most of snaps with starters

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:02:32 -0700

New York Jets QB Geno Smith received 16 snaps with the first-team offense during practice Saturday, July 26, while QB Michael Vick received three snaps. Smith has received 42 starter reps in three practices while Vick has received 12 snaps.

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Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins does not finish practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:00:03 -0700

New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins (undisclosed) was not able to finish practice Saturday, July 26, after he slid on the ground during the later portions of practice. The training staff tried to stretch him out after the injury. It does not appear to be a serious injury.

Patriots | Tommy Kelly limited

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:55:20 -0700

New England Patriots DT Tommy Kelly (knee) participated in some of the team's walkthrough Saturday, July 26, and has been activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Patriots | Vince Wilfork feels good

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:44:40 -0700

New England Patriots DT Vince Wilfork (Achilles') said his surgically repaired Achilles' tendon responded well during one-on-one rush drills during practice Saturday, July 26.

49ers | Want to re-sign Kendall Hunter

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:44:16 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB Kendall Hunter (knee) is entering the final year of his current contract, but general manager Trent Baalke said the team would like to re-sign him.

Eagles | Allen Barbre lines up with starters

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:19:12 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OT Allen Barbre worked with the first-team offense at right tackle during practice Saturday, July 26.

Eagles | Mark Sanchez works as No. 2 QB

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:18:39 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez worked as the No. 2 quarterback during practice Saturday, July 26.

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