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Jaguars | Allen Hurns has leg up

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:03:00 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Hurns has a sizable knowledge gap over the rest of the rookie receivers in camp due to his work with offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch at the University of Miami. General manager Dave Caldwell said Friday, July 25, that he hopes Hurns will maintain that gap over the others instead of letting the pack catch up to him.

Jaguars | Marqise Lee to see slot time

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:02:29 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Marqise Lee is expected to see some work in the slot during training camp and the preseason with WR Ace Sanders suspended.

Jaguars | GM likes Toby Gerhart's build

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:59 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart can handle the workload of a starting running back due to his build and frame, according to general manager Dave Caldwell. The GM also took issue with the opinion Gerhart cannot be a home-run hitting back.

Jaguars | Drafted WRs as compliment to Cecil Shorts

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:36 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts has plenty of company, but general manager Dave Caldwell indicated Shorts is a big part of the plan going forward. The team drafted WRs Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson, but Caldwell said it "was to compliment Cecil, not replace him."

Jaguars | Dekoda Watson expected for Week 1

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:11 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Dekoda Watson (groin) will be sidelined until at least the middle of training camp, according to general manager Dave Caldwell. However, the expectation is that Watson will be ready for the regular season opener. Caldwell said Watson's second surgery was to take care of scar tissue that built up after his first surgery.

Jaguars | Alan Ball might return next week

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:00:15 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars FS Alan Ball (ankle) might return from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list next week, according to general manager Dave Caldwell.

Chiefs | Travis Kelce learning deep snap

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:59:44 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce has been learning how to deep snap with backup snapper TE Sean McGrath (personal) sidelined. Kelce reportedly started a bit shaky, but P Dustin Colquitt said by the end of the drill, Kelce's snaps were right where they should have been.

Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe survives scare

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:59:14 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (ankle) was hit on the right ankle or foot area in a play at practice Friday, July 25. He got up limping, but did not leave the field. After practice Bowe indicated there were no problems.

Chiefs | Three sidelined

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:58:53 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Sean McGrath (personal), CB David Van Dyke (hamstring) and OG Rokevious Watkins (back)( did not take part in practice Friday, July 25.

Chiefs | No practice for Joe McKnight

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:58:19 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Joe McKnight (knee) did not take part in practice Friday, July 25, as he deals with a knee issue.

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Chargers | Tevin Reese turning heads

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:57:31 -0700

San Diego Chargers WR Tevin Reese has been turning heads early in camp, drawing praise from teammates and already earning a nickname. "That's how DeSean Jackson was - little and fast. He shocked the NFL," WR Malcom Floyd said Friday, July 25. His teammates have called him "Sweet Feet."

FANTASY TIP: Reese is simply battling for a roster spot, so don't get carried away and move him up your draft sheet. He hasn't quite achieved even deep sleeper status just yet, but a strong training camp and preseason, coupled with an injury or two could scoot him into the picture.

Cardinals | Andre Ellington ready for big role

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:56:59 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Andre Ellington is ready to be the bell cow in the offense, according to head coach Bruce Arians. The big thing for Ellington will be his development as a pass catcher.

FANTASY TIP: Ellington has the chance to be a solid RB2 in most fantasy leagues, and he will be particularly attractive in leagues which reward points per reception (PPR).

Bills | Seantrel Henderson impressing

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:53:29 -0700

Buffalo Bills OT Seantrel Henderson has been turning heads early in training camp. Head coach Doug Marrone said Thursday, July 25, that Henderson "can be special."

Stewart-Haas Racing | Kevin Harvick runs well at Indianapolis

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:04:02 -0700

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick has made 13 career starts at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, winning once with four Top 5s, seven Top 10s and 12 Top 20 finishes. His Average Finish Position for 10.92 is fourth among all active drivers.

Stewart-Haas Racing | Tony Stewart tops driver averages at Indy

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:03:19 -0700

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Tony Stewart tops all active drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a 7.93 Average Finish Position. In 15 career starts he has two wins, seven Top 5s, 11 Top 10s and 14 Top 20 finishes. The worst Stewart has ever finishes at Indianapolis is 23rd.

FANTASY TIP: Stewart is desperate for a victory to clinch a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series championship. Stewart is a solid fantasy selection, especially in leagues which restrict number of times you can use a driver.

Stewart-Haas Racing | Kurt Busch looks for good Indy result

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:02:35 -0700

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch competed in the Indianapolis 500 in the IndyCar Series in May. He was sixth in that race, but hasn't finished in the Top 10 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Sprint Cup Series since 2003. "I have a greater appreciation for the speedway, and I hope the respect I show it this weekend will help me bounce up on some of my results here at the track," Busch said Friday, July 25. "It's been tough in a stock car here for me."

FANTASY TIP: Busch traditionally hasn't fared very well at the track, and there are better fantasy options such as Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart.

Joe Gibbs Racing | Matt Kenseth feels team getting closer

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:01:37 -0700

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth had seven Sprint Cup Series wins last season, but he is winless through the first 19 races this season. However, he sees the Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday, July 27, as an opportunity to get into the win column. He was the fastest in practice Friday, July 25.

FANTASY TIP: Kenseth has never won in Indianapolis, but he finished second in 2003 and 2006, and he was fifth last season. Despite the lack of wins, he is a solid play in salary cap fantasy formats.

Hendrick Motorsports | Jimmie Johnson has four Indy wins

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:01:20 -0700

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson is tied for the most active wins (four) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He has 12 career starts at the Brickyard, posting five Top 5s, six Top 10s and eight Top 20s with 302 laps led.

Hendrick Motorsports | Jeff Gordon has four wins at the Brickyard

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:00:51 -0700

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon leads all active drivers with four wins at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He is second among all drivers with an 8.75 Average Finish Position, posting 11 Top 5s, 16 Top 10s and 17 Top 20 finishes in 20 career starts. He also leads all active drivers with 488 laps led.

Marlins | Jeff Baker pushes hit streak to double digits

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:34:10 -0700

Miami Marlins INF Jeff Baker went 1-for-4 with a strikeout Friday, July 25, against the Houston Astros, and that was good enough to push his hitting streak to 10 games.

FANTASY TIP: Baker is actually tied for the longest active hitting streak in the National League. He is a solid value in daily fantasy salary cap formats while he is hitting. Baker is hitting .444 (12-for-27) during the impressive run.