NFL news, rumors and injuries
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:42:00 -0800
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:53:14 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Mariota and Winston likely will be the first two quarterbacks selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, but it looks like Winston is a more likely candidate for the first overall pick. Neither quarterback should be considered as more than No. 2 fantasy quarterbacks next season if they win starting jobs.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:17:08 -0800
The NFL has told teams that the salary cap for the 2015 season will be $143.28 million, according to a source. The salary cap has increased by $10 million each of the last two seasons.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:38:27 -0800
The NFL is considering an expansion of its roster size for the first time since 1993. Rosters would go from 53 to 55 players.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:30:09 -0800
Free-agent OL Todd Herremans (Eagles) has no plans to retire yet, a source with knowledge of Herremans' plans said.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:06:39 -0800
Former Washington Redskins senior executive A.J. Smith has elected to call it a career. Prior to coming to Washington, Smith served as the general manager for the San Diego Chargers from 2003 to 2012.
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:10:20 -0800
Free-agent DE Chris Canty (Ravens) said he plans to play in 2015, even though he had been contemplating retirement since the end of last season. "I am going to continue to prepare to play again and will explore other possibilities to play the game I love," Canty said. "[The Ravens] helped me re-discover and continue my passion for football, a game I respect and love." Canty could return to the Baltimore Ravens this offseason.
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:08:15 -0800
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:38:54 -0800
Free-agent RB Steven Jackson (Falcons) plans to continue playing, according to statement posted on his website.
Fantasy Tip: Jackson's days as a No. 1 fantasy back are long gone, but he could have some value as a power back if he lands the right situation.
Comment () | Share: | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:23:40 -0800
Baylor University QB Bryce Petty has the potential to be a starter in the NFL, according to former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah, but Jeremiah said it could take Petty a couple of years to adjust to an NFL system.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:31:35 -0800
Fantasy Tip: There is still a good chance that Peterson will be ready to play in 2015, but owners will need to monitor the situation to see if there are any changes to his status. He should be considered a No. 1 fantasy running back and a first-round option next season if he plays.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:59:08 -0800
Free-agent OT Michael Roos (Titans) has announced his retirement from professional football.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:38:20 -0800
Fantasy Tip: McCown could start in Buffalo, but Cleveland is a situation where he could end up throwing until Johnny Manziel is truly ready. Wait and see where he lands. For now, McCown is a QB2 option who could drop to QB3.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:18:58 -0800
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:42:12 -0800
Hobart OT Ali Marpet posted fastest 40-yard dash among offensive lineman at the NFL scouting combine, running it in 4.98 seconds. He finished in the top five among offensive linemen in the bench press (30 repetitions), the three-cone drill (7.33 seconds) and the 20-yard shuttle (4.47 seconds).