USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

Hot off the Wire

Fantasy Football and NFL News


Vikings | George Iloka expected to sign with MIN
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 05:12:34 -0700

Free-agent FS George Iloka (Bengals) is visiting the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday, Aug. 22, and he's expected to sign with the team.


Seahawks | Clayton Wilson activated
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:53:39 -0700

Seattle Seahawks TE Clayton Wilson (undisclosed) passed his physical and was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform List on Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Redskins | Adrian Peterson's stay could be brief
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:48:29 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson is not considered a lock to make the 53-man roster with head coach Jay Gruden indicating Peterson is competing to be one of the team's "first and second down guys." Peterson's contract is not guaranteed unless he's on the active roster for Week 1.


Falcons | Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman to be held out
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:34:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones and RB Devonta Freeman will not play in either of the last two preseason games, according to head coach Dan Quinn. Quinn said he did not want either to play in the preseason because of their injury histories.


Falcons | Matt Bryant to start kicking again
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:25:07 -0700

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (undisclosed) will kick during practice Wednesday, Aug. 22.


Titans | Rishard Matthews moving closer to return
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:15:15 -0700

Tennessee Titans WR Rishard Matthews (undisclosed) is making progress in his recovery and hopefully will be back on the field shortly, according to head coach Mike Vrabel.


Colts | Anthony Castonzo making progress
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:13:23 -0700

Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo (hamstring) is making progress and will hopefully be able to practice before the start of the regular season, according to head coach Frank Reich.


Packers | Two Packers limited Tuesday
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:50:41 -0700

Green Bay Packers OG Justin McCray (calf) and CB Davon House (hamstring) were limited during practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Lions | Theo Riddick does not practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:49:10 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Lions | T.J. Lang still sidelined
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:38:41 -0700

Detroit Lions OG T.J. Lang (undisclosed) missed his fifth consecutive practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, and is considered day-to-day.


Browns | Josh Gordon expected on field soon
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:25:09 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon should be on the practice field very soon, according to head coach Hue Jackson.


Browns | Antonio Callaway may miss game
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:18:33 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Antonio Callaway (groin) worked on the side during practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, and may not be able to play in the third preseason game.


Redskins | Cam Sims expects to play
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:06:02 -0700

Washington Redskins WR Cam Sims (thigh) has been dealing with a thigh injury but expects to play in the third preseason game.


Redskins | Adrian Peterson contract update
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:02:39 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson's one-year deal is worth $1.015 million, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Donovan Smith to miss 2-4 weeks
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:59:57 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Donovan Smith (knee) will be sidelined for two to four weeks because of a sprained knee he suffered during practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, according to a source.


Ravens | Ronnie Stanley has minor injury
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:55:58 -0700

Baltimore Ravens OT Ronnie Stanley (knee) suffered only a mild knee sprain during the preseason game Monday, Aug. 20, according to a source.


Eagles | Lower body injury for Jay Ajayi
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:45:47 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Jay Ajayi (undisclosed) has been missing practice because of a lower body injury, according to head coach Doug Pederson.


Giants | Donte Deayon back at practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:43:36 -0700

New York Giants CB Donte Deayon (hamstring) participated in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, after missing a few weeks because of a hamstring injury.


Cowboys | Dalton Sturm cut
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:22:33 -0700

Dallas Cowboys QB Dalton Sturm was waived Tuesday, Aug. 21.


49ers | C.J. Beathart does not practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:18:19 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB C.J. Beathard (foot) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, because of a foot injury, but head coach Kyle Shanahan said the hope is that Beathard will practice Wednesday, Aug. 22.


49ers | San Francisco open to Eric Reid return
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:08:01 -0700

Free-agent FS Eric Reid (49ers) could be an option for the San Francisco 49ers if he is willing to accept a backup role and a salary close to league minimum, but head coach Kyle Shanahan said he does not believe Reid would be willing to accept that type of role.


Rams | Junior Galette will not join Rams
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:01:08 -0700

Free-agent LB Junior Galette (Redskins) will not sign with the Los Angeles Rams, according to head coach Sean McVay. McVay said Galette underwent a physical during his visit but is not sure if Galette worked out for the team.


Jets | Jonah Trinnaman waived/injured
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:55:27 -0700

New York Jets TE Jonah Trinnaman (undisclosed) was waived/injured Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Dolphins | Tony Lippett back at practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:52:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Tony Lippett (ankle) participated in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Dolphins | Kalen Ballage still sidelined
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:50:01 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Kalen Ballage (concussion) is still going through the concussion protocol and did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Dolphins | Kenny Stills on the field
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:48:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills (ankle, calf) participated in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Bills | One-year deal for Jon Ryan
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:27:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills P Jon Ryan signed a one-year deal with the Bills. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bills | Tyler Davis let go
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:23:39 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Tyler Davis was waived Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Jaguars | Nick DeLuca joins Jags
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:22:01 -0700

Free-agent LB Nick DeLuca (Titans) signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars Tuesday, Aug. 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also placed FS Don Carey (undisclosed) on the Reserve/Injured list.


Raiders | Oakland claims Antwuan Davis
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:16:48 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Antwuan Davis was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Raiders Tuesday, Aug. 21. The team also waived/injured S Tevin Mitchel (undisclosed).


Cowboys | Datone Jones to miss time
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:10:50 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DE Datone Jones (knee) is expected to miss a few weeks because of a knee injury, according to head coach Jason Garrett.


Seahawks | George Fant competing for RT job
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:54:29 -0700

Seattle Seahawks OF George Fant was used extensively at right tackle in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21. Fant appears to be the primary competition with OT Germain Ifedi for the starting gig on the right side of the line.


Cowboys | Cole Beasley back at practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:46:21 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (groin) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Cowboys | No practice for Leighton Vander Esch
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:30:30 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Leighton Vander Esch (groin) is not expected to practice this week as he nurses a groin injury.


Seahawks | J.D. McKissic out a while
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:16:48 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB J.D. McKissic (foot) suffered a Jones' fracture in his foot and is expected to be out four to six weeks, according to a source.


Seahawks | Bradley McDougald misses practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:09:15 -0700

Seattle Seahawks SS Bradley McDougald (pectoral) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, with a pectoral strain, according to head coach Pete Carroll.


Seahawks | Dion Jordan may miss first game
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:06:33 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DE Dion Jordan (leg) is iffy for Week 1, according to head coach Pete Carroll. Jordan remains on the Physically Unable to Perform list.


Seahawks | Rashaad Penny will play Week 1
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:02:10 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Rashaad Penny (finger) will be good to go for Week 1, according to head coach Pete Carroll.


Broncos | Carlos Henderson wants to return
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:52:01 -0700

Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos WR Carlos Henderson would like to return to the team. Henderson has been away from the Broncos for personal reasons. If he does return, he'll serve a one-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.


Pirates | Pittsburgh moves three players
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:46:08 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates RHP Clay Holmes was recalled from Class AAA Indianapolis Tuesday, Aug. 21. Meanwhile, OF Jordan Luplow was optioned to Class AAA, while RHP Casey Sadler was outrighted to Class AAA.


Bears | Roquan Smith leaves practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:32:27 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Roquan Smith (hamstring) left practice early Tuesday, Aug. 21, with tightness in his left hamstring, according to head coach Matt Nagy. He could still practice Wednesday, however.


Saints | Josh Huff let go
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:25:50 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Josh Huff was waived Tuesday, Aug. 21.


Jets | Kai Forbath to visit Jets
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:21:09 -0700

Free-agent PK Kai Forbath (Vikings) has a workout scheduled with the New York Jets Wednesday, Aug. 22, according to a source.


Bears | Adam Shaheen has foot sprain
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:14:43 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Adam Shaheen (ankle) is dealing with a sprained foot, but no fracture, according to head coach Matt Nagy. A timetable for his return has not been disclosed.


Seahawks | Doug Baldwin will play Week 1
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:05:34 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin (knee) has been progressing as expected and will be ready to play in Week 1, according to head coach Pete Carroll.


Ravens | Jimmy Smith suspended
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:46:32 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Jimmy Smith is suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.


Panthers | D.J. Moore caught speeding
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:38:49 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR D.J. Moore was cited for allegedly speeding in a work zone Tuesday, Aug. 21, going 113 miles per hour. Head coach Ron Rivera said Moore has been cooperative and was honest with the organization about the incident.


Broncos | Shane Ray misses practice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:14:57 -0700

Denver Broncos LB Shane Ray (personal) was not at practice due to a personal issue Tuesday, Aug. 21. He will return Wednesday, Aug. 22.


Steelers | Eli Rogers suspended
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:50:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Eli Rogers is suspended without pay for the first game of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.


Jaguars | Don Carey placed on IR
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:41:34 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars FS Don Carey (hamstring) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Aug. 21. He is done for the season.


For additional fantasy football information, please visit TheHuddle.com.