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Cardinals | Bruce Arians critical of offense
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was disappointed with his team during organized team activities Tuesday, May 21, and he singled out several players for making mental mistakes two weeks in a row. The Cardinals were ranked dead last in the league in total offense last year.
FANTASY TIP: Arians has plenty of work to do to turn this offense around in 2013, but it all starts with a productive offensive line. They were a terrible unit last year because they couldn't protect the quarterback. Inconsistent QB play didn't help, either. Now that Carson Palmer is in the fold, they should improve, giving Larry Fitzgerald and the rest of the receiving corps reason for optimism.
Cardinals | Roster moves
Chargers | Max Starks expected to play LT
San Diego Chargers OT Max Starks, who was signed to an undisclosed one-year deal Tuesday, May 21, is likely to become the team's starting left guard this year. Starks will likely replace OT King Dunlap at the position, with OT D.J. Fluker, the team's first-round pick, starting at right tackle.
FANTASY TIP: Depth on the offensive line, particularly at left tackle to protect Philip Rivers' blind side, was the team's biggest priority this offseason. While Starks is on the downside of his career, he should be an upgrade over Dunlap.
Cowboys | Tony Romo unaware of cyst before extension
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he didn't know about the cyst on his back when he signed a six-year, $108 million extension in March. Romo said he didn't have any pain in his back until mid-April. Romo expects to be ready for training camp, and he could even be ready for a minicamp in June. He said he's already fully healed after having surgery to remove his cyst.
Chargers | Sign Max Starks
Jaguars | Scheduled to work out Kahlil Bell
Browns | Make roster moves
Falcons | Malliciah Goodman contract details
Cowboys | Still no decision on play caller
The Dallas Cowboys have not made a decision on who will call the offensive plays in 2013 as head coach Jason Garrett said the team is still working out the mechanics of the decision. "I think we have a pretty good plan and we'll execute it as the offseason progresses," Garrett said. Offensive coordinator Bill Callahan said he is willing to do whatever Garrett asks. "Whatever coach wants me to do, whatever role he wants me to fill, I'm more than happy to do that," Callahan said. "We're working through a lot of things right now."
Cowboys | Dez Bryant found himself
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant said he found himself, and that has led to a quiet offseason with no off-field issues. "I found myself," Bryant said Tuesday after the Cowboys' first organized team activity. "I'm comfortable with my life. I'm enjoying being in the NFL. I wish it could've been a couple years back, but I had to go through a couple of things to figure it out. I think I got it and I'm just more focused on my job and doing what I love to do and that's playing football."
Vikings | Mark Jackson waived
Cardinals | Jeff King had knee surgery
Chargers | Kevin Haslam released
Packers | JC Tretter breaks ankle
Bengals | Emmanuel Lamur could have break out year
Chargers | Manti Te'o looking good
San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o has been looking good during the team's organized team activities this week, but the team hasn't been in pads yet. Te'o displayed good balance and looked faster than on film while staying low. He looked smooth in pass coverage but not very fluid in his retreat. He lined up next to LB Donald Butler as the "mike" linebacker in 11-on-11 drills. In rookie drills, he worked at both inside spots. Te'o said the team's 3-4 scheme is similar to what he played in at Notre Dame.
FANTASY TIP: As Tom Krasovic notes, Te'o won't succeed in the NFL on sheer physicality, so he'll have to be adept at anticipating and jumping plays. He's looked good so far, but this is only the beginning. Te'o could prove to be a situational linebacker in the league. We just don't know yet. Don't count on him being a draft pick in IDP leagues in his first season.
Bengals | More on Leon Hall
Browns | Like Jordan Cameron as starter
FANTASY TIP: Something to keep an eye on as training camps and preseason games get underway, is how the Browns tight end position plays out. If Cameron does win the starting job for his team, it would likely make him a solid TE2 in fantasy football.
Packers | Jerel Worthy say he will play in 2013
Bears | Matt Forte misses practice
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