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Dolphins | Odell Beckham to visit

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:30:02 -0700

The Miami Dolphins plan to bring in LSU WR Odell Beckham with one of their 30 allotted non-local visits.

Lions | Khalil Mack to visit

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:27:35 -0700

Buffalo LB Khalil Mack has a visit scheduled with the Detroit Lions, according to a team source.

Cardinals | Patrick Peterson's option will be picked up

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:25:15 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Arizona Cardinals plan to exercise the option on CB Patrick Peterson no later than Monday, April 21.

Dolphins | May be last season for Brian Hartline in Miami

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:15:05 -0700

The Miami Dolphins may let WR Brian Hartline walk following the 2014 season if the team succeeds in drafting a receiver in the second round of the NFL Draft. Releasing Hartline would save the team $4 million.

Giants | No decision on Prince Amukamara option

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:12:18 -0700

The New York Giants have not made a decision on CB Prince Amukamara and whether they will pick up his fifth-year option.

Raiders | Matt Schaub expected to start

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:01:07 -0700

Oakland Raiders QB Matt Schaub is expected to be the starting quarterback to open the regular season. The team acquired Schaub to be the franchise quarterback for at least the next two seasons.

Raiders | Darren McFadden expected to start

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:00:25 -0700

If healthy, Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden is expected to be the team's starting tailback with RB Maurice Jones-Drew as his backup.

NFL | Tom Savage declines invitation

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:59:53 -0700

University of Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage was invited to the 2014 NFL Draft in New York, but he has declined the invite. Savage is one of the draft's fastest rising prospects.

Dolphins | Brian Hartline to be ready for mini camp?

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:59:33 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline (knee) is expected to be ready for the start of mini camp, according to a source. He suffered a torn posterior cruciate ligament in the 2013 regular season finale.

Dolphins | Brandon Gibson ready for offseason program

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:59:12 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson (knee) is expected to be available for the start of the offseason program, according to a source.

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Dolphins | Rishard Matthews pushing for job

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:58:48 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Armon Binns is currently the team's No. 4 receiver, but the Dolphins have had discussions about WR Rishard Matthews replacing Binns at the spot, according to a source.

Dolphins | Zack Martin viewed as guard

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:58:27 -0700

Many mock drafts have the Miami Dolphins selecting Notre Dame OL Zack Martin with the No. 19 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. However, general manager Dennis Hickey views Martin as a guard and the team wants a right tackle in the first round, according to a source.

Dolphins | High on Ed Stinson

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:58:05 -0700

The Miami Dolphins are reportedly high on Alabama DE Ed Stinson, who is a tweener-type projected as a mid-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Cowboys | Tyrone Crawford expected for OTAs

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:57:00 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DT Tyrone Crawford (Achilles') is expected to be ready for the team's offseason program, and he is expected to be a key piece to the defense this season.

Yankees | Ivan Nova leaves with sore elbow

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:22:24 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) left his start Saturday, April 19, against the Tampa Bay Rays due to a sore right elbow. He will undergo further tests.

FANTASY TIP: Nova was tuned up for eight earned runs, so he wasn't likely going to last much longer anyway. It's uncertain how much time, if any, he will miss. Stay tuned.

White Sox | Adam Eaton leaves game

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:21:51 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) left the game Saturday, April 19, against the Texas Rangers due to a mildly strained left hamstring. He is listed as day to day.

Mets | Closer change might be coming

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:20:15 -0700

New York Mets manager Terry Collins hinted Saturday, April 19, that he is changing closers. He said he did not want to address the topic publicly until he addressed players, though.

FANTASY TIP: Jose Valverde allowed three unearned runs, one hit and a walk in an inning of work in a non-save situation Saturday against the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning. It appears he is out of a job. It's uncertain if the team will promote Vic Black or Jeurys Familia, use Gonzalez Germen or go with a closer-by-committee. For now, Valverde is worth keeping in NL-only leagues, but reserve him.

Mets | Curtis Granderson to be dropped in lineup

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:39:11 -0700

New York Mets manager Terry Collins said Saturday, April 19, that the struggling OF Curtis Granderson will be dropped from the cleanup spot.

FANTASY TIP: Granderson has stumbled out of the chute and shown no signs of life in the first month of the season. He is worth keeping on a roster in all NL-only fantasy leagues and deeper mixed formats, but keep him reserved until he can find his groove.

Rays | Desmond Jennings nursing groin issue

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:38:37 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings (groin) has been dealing with a groin issue, and he is limited to pinch-hitting duties Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20. He might be able to return to the starting lineup Tuesday, April 22.

Rays | Evan Longoria takes over franchise lead

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:38:11 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 3B Evan Longoria swatted a home run Saturday, April 19, against the New York Yankees. He broke a tie with former 1B Carlos Pena, taking over as the franchise leader in homers with 164.