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49ers | Jonathan Goodwin restructures
Patriots | Julian Edelman's deal revised
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman signed a one-year deal earlier in the offseason with a $50,000 roster bonus, but $40,000 of that offseason workout bonus has been converted to a roster bonus for being on the 53-man roster for Week 1, according to a league source. In addition, the financial amounts tied to his receptions incentives have been slightly altered, but the maximum value of the contract remains $1.015 million, the source said.
Saints | Roman Harper update
Jets | Mike Goodson to return to practice
Bengals | Shawn Williams signs
Packers | Tramon Williams healing
Saints | Joe Morgan working on route running
New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan said he'll have to work on his intermediate route running to win the No. 3 receiver spot. Six of his 10 receptions last season were for over 30 yards, so defenses will game-plan on him being their deep threat.
Saints | Roman Harper restructures
Panthers | Greg Hardy drops weight
FANTASY TIP: He seems to be plenty motivated in a contract year.
NFL | Charles Sims may enter supplemental draft
CFL | Mike X. Williams signs
Redskins | Pierre Garcon had shoulder surgery
Jets | Chris Ivory has strong lead for featured work
New York Jets RB Chris Ivory impressed in practice Wednesday, May 22, and is lining up to be the feature back. Mike Goodson's legal troubles are jeopardizing his future with the team. Joe McKnight doesn't appear long for the club. Bilal Powell is the only true competition for touches.
FANTASY TIP: Ivory, who often dazzled in changeup work with the New Orleans Saints, has a high ceiling in this West Coast offense, but his floor is pretty low, as well, if the quarterback play (Mark Sanchez? Geno Smith?) doesn't come through. He's more safely drafted as an RB3 but might garner RB2 attention. Don't put yourself in the latter category based on numbers he hasn't produced yet.
Chargers | Danario Alexander's health helping early workouts
San Diego Chargers WR Danario Alexander looked fluid in making back-shoulder catches in practice Monday, May 20. He claims he's at full speed, a contrast to his injured May practices last year with the St. Louis Rams.
FANTASY TIP: A full offseason could help Alexander build on his massive potential, but you can't logically pay for a 16-game season from the brittle catcher. He's a WR4, if you can handle the risk.
Chargers | Danny Woodhead picking things up
FANTASY TIP: Don't bank on Woodhead being used in a Darren Sproles-type role, but his changeup work behind Ryan Mathews should still produce a few weeks of PPR productivity. You'll have to do some scouting -- and read us -- for information on the best situations in which to use the fantasy depth back.
Chargers | Robert Meachem could be trade bait
FANTASY TIP: The inconsistent tease would only be a deep-league flyer unless he winds up in a highly attractive situation.
Vikings | Jared Allen healthy, pondering future
Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (knee, shoulder), who's a free agent after this year, has "absolutely no idea" where he'll wind up in 2014. "Best-case scenario would have been that we would have never gotten to this point," Allen said. "Best-case scenario would have been the organization would have gotten something done (on an extension) a few years back. ... Well ya know what? That's not the case. And I understand it. ... I'm just happy I'm in a spot where both sides are honoring the contract."
FANTASY TIP: Allen feels confident that health will help him rebound during his walk year. The 31-year-old could be a bargain in IDP leagues if your leaguemates discredit him based on last season.
Redskins | Brandon Meriweather expected to be ready for camp
Redskins | London Fletcher thinks he can take part in OTAs
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he told LB London Fletcher (elbow, ankle) that he could sit out the rest of the organized team activities, but Fletcher told him he believes he could take part in some of the workouts.
Redskins | Pierre Garcon likely to sit out until camp
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