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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:26:34 -0700
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady doesn't look like he'll reach a settlement with the NFL. The league and the NFL Player's Associated have not had any talks regarding a settlement since Monday, Aug. 31.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Brady's fate will be decided sometime this week. His fantasy value is on hold until that decision is made. If the suspension is upheld, though, he should be viewed as a QB2.
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:07:13 -0700
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:57:45 -0700
Fantasy Tip: This situation will obviously have a lot more clarity as the week progresses. If the suspension is upheld, Brady should be viewed as a QB2. If it is reduced or completely rescinded, he'll go back to QB1 territory.
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:07:59 -0700
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:27:39 -0700
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:22:05 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Jackson likely will receive interest from several teams, so he should have some fantasy value this season. Jackson could be a late-round pick in point-per-reception leagues if he joins the Patriots because he could have a solid role in the passing game.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:26:29 -0700
Fantasy Tip: LaFell is in the WR2-WR3 range, but the clock is ticking. He needs to return to practice soon if he's expected to be ready for Week 1.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:18:24 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Brady is a low-end QB1 if his suspension is upheld. If it's overturned, he moves into the midrange just after the first few quarterbacks are taken in drafts.
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:54:21 -0700
New England Patriots RB Travaris Cadet (hamstring) could be on the outside looking in as he deals with a hamstring injury that has kept him off the field this preseason, according to ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss.
Fantasy Tip: LeGarrette Blount, Jonas Gray, Brandon Bolden, James White and Dion Lewis all seem to be ahead of Cadet. He could be on the brink of being waived/injured soon. Blount is really the only Patriot running back worth drafting at this point, although one of Bolden, White and Lewis could turn into a PPR sleeper.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:15:34 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Of course, Brady didn't play the whole game, but he looked rusty when he was in. He'll have plenty of time to improve and shake off the rust while serving his four-game suspension. Continue to draft him as a QB2.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:34:50 -0700
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:05:39 -0700
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots FB James Develin (leg) suffered a broken tibia during the third preseason game Friday, Aug. 28, according to a source. It is not known if Develin will miss the entire 2015 season.
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:12:07 -0700
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:08:22 -0700
Fantasy Tip: It is not known if Edelman will be ready for the start of the regular season, so owners should monitor his recovery over the next few weeks. Edelman should see plenty of targets if he is healthy this season and could be a middle-round option in most leagues.
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:51:11 -0700
Fantasy Tip: The Patriots want their best receiver healthy when the regular season starts. Edelman did practice earlier this week for the first time in a while, so he's close to being ready for game action. He's in WR2 territory in PPR leagues when healthy.
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