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Bengals | Jermaine Gresham to PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:47 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham (hernia) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 23.

FANTASY TIP: Gresham has no fantasy value on draft day, regardless of this move.

Jets | Chris Johnson won't be limited

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:04:00 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Johnson (knee) will not be limited at the start of training camp, and he was "flying" during his conditioning test, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

FANTASY TIP: That is good news for Johnson's odds of living up to an RB2 billing.

Jets | All players passed conditioning tests

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:03:00 -0700

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said every player passed their conditioning tests, noting it was the first time that has happened in his tenure with the organization.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson never considered holding out

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:59:06 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson did not consider a contract holdout, citing his responsibilities as a team leader. Wilkerson's 2015 fifth-year option was picked up earlier this year.

49ers | Stevie Johnson cleared

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:57:46 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) passed his physical and has been cleared to practice Thursday, July 23.

FANTASY TIP: Hamstring injuries are tricky and could linger as the year goes on even if a player thinks they are healthy. Johnson is probably a WR4 on draft day.

Chiefs | Jamaal Charles extended two years

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:55:26 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles' contract extension is two years, bringing his total deal length to four years. The financial terms remain unknown.

NFL | Training camp financials

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:51:55 -0700

NFL rookies and first-year players make $925 per week in training camp. Veterans earn $1,700. Housing and travel expenses are also compensated.

Redskins | Maurice Hurt not in shape

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:49:22 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins OT Maurice Hurt was placed on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list because he is out of shape.

Broncos | Von Miller to avoid contact for a while

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:42:50 -0700

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) will not take part in any contact until the third preseason game at the earliest.

Chiefs | Jamaal Charles receives contract extension

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:42:47 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles has agreed to an undisclosed contract extension and is on his way to training camp, per sources.

FANTASY TIP: Well, that was fast. ... Charles is still a top-three draft consideration.

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Patriots | Tyler McDonald gets the axe

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:39:36 -0700

The New England Patriots released WR Tyler McDonald Wednesday, July 23.

49ers | Justin Smith feels fully healthy

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:36:14 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Justin Smith (shoulder) said he is fully healthy entering training camp after offseason shoulder surgery.

Patriots | Greg Orton returning

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:34:42 -0700

The New England Patriots re-signed free-agent WR Greg Orton to an undisclosed contract Wednesday, July 23.

Vikings | Waive Spencer Nealy

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:29:06 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings waived TE Spencer Nealy Wedenesday, July 23.

Vikings | Sign Michael Higgins

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:28:36 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed TE Michael Higgins (Saints) Wednesday, July 23. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Giants | Odell Beckham Jr. dealing with hamstring injury

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:22:14 -0700

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) tweaked a hamstring in practice Tuesday, July 23, according to general manager Jerry Reese.

FANTASY TIP: This is not the first time Beckham Jr. has dealt with the hamstring, and it is something that could linger all year. It is probably best to avoid him in single-year leagues.

Jets | Jason Babin notes

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:14:05 -0700

New York Jets DE/OLB Jason Babin played 68 percent of the defensive snaps for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013, logging 772 plays on the year. He was released and re-signed this offseason, only to be released again after the Jaguars paid him $500,000 in signing bonus money.

Chargers | Jonas Mouton waived

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:08:57 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Jonas Mouton (knee) was waived Wednesday, July 23, after failing his physical.

Cardinals | Release Kelsey Pope

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:08:56 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals released WR Kelsey Pope Wednesday, July 23.

Chargers | Jeromey Clary placed on PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:08:08 -0700

San Diego Chargers OL Jeromey Clary (hip) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 23.

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