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1.Ex-Chiefs DE Bailey joins ATL on 2-year ... (Rotoworld) Falcons signed DE Allen Bailey, formerly of the Chiefs, to a two-year, $10.5 million contract. Analysis: The deal includes $3.5 million guaranteed. Bailey will reunite with new Falcons assistant Bob Sutton, who he played under with the Chiefs in notching a league-high four fumble recoveries and career-high six sacks just last year. Despite those outlier marks, his upside is that of a rotational player at this point in his career. Bailey turned 30 in March.4 hours
2.Demaryius Thomas placed on PUP list (FantasyPros) Demaryius Thomas was placed on the PUP list ahead of Patriots training camp. Analysis: Thomas lands on the PUP list due to a torn Achilles suffered last season. The four-time Pro Bowler has registered 9,330 yards and 62 TDs in his 10 year career, and New England signed him to a one-year, incentive-laden deal in the offseason. He's not a lock to make the final 53-man roster, even with a lack of depth at the WR position.5 hours
3.Justin Hunter to work out for Patriots (FantasyPros) Free agent wideout Justin Hunter will work out with the Patriots. Analysis: New England will bring in Hunter for a workout with Julian Edelman dealing with a thumb issue of unknown severity. Hunter has played six NFL season with four different teams. He most recently appeared for the Steelers where he caught seven passes for 44 yards and a score in 12 games over the past two years.5 hours
4.Roc Thomas waived by Vikings (FantasyPros) The Vikings have waived RB Roc Thomas. Analysis: Thomas was slapped with a three-game suspension last week for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Before his release, he was buried on the depth chart behind Dalvin Cook, Alexander Mattison, and Ameer Abdullah.5 hours
5.Jarran Reed handed six game suspension (FantasyPros) Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed has been suspended for the first six games of the NFL season for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Analysis: The suspension stems from a 2017 incident in which Reed was neither arrested nor charged. His absence will be a big blow to Seattle's defense after a monster 2018 season in which he recorded career highs in sacks (10.5), combined tackles (50), solo tackles (37), tackles for loss (12), and fumble recoveries (2). Reed finished second on the team in sacks behind only Frank Clark. Seattle faces, among others, the Rams, Steelers, Saints and Browns in the first six weeks of 20... (More)5 hours
6.Sony Michel placed on PUP list (FantasyPros) Patriots RB Sony Michel has landed on the PUP list ahead of training camp. Analysis: Michel won't be ready to go for training camp, but by all accounts, his knee scope and subsequent recovery have been coming along very well. This is likely a precautionary move for New England to protect their second-year back who ran for a rookie record six rushing TDs in last year's playoffs. Michel's health should continue to be monitored by fantasy owners who are thinking of drafting him this season.5 hours
7.Trent Williams not expected at training camp (FantasyPros) Redskins left tackle Trent Williams is unlikely to report to training camp and may hold out, per reports. Analysis: It's not entirely clear what the prime motivator is here, but there are two possibilities. Williams is reportedly unhappy with the team medical staff's handling off an offseason scalp surgery to remove a growth. Other players in the locker room are reportedly unhappy with the medical staff as well, and Williams could be taking a stand for his teammates. He could also be in search of a new contract, despite having two years left on a five-year deal inked in 2015. Without a strong left tackle, the fantasy value of wh... (More)5 hours
8.Damon Harrison plans to report to training camp (FantasyPros) Lions defensive lineman Damon Harrison plans to report to Lions training camp. Analysis: The former Jets and Giants interior lineman landed with Detroit last season, where he racked up 50 tackles (37 solo), 3.5 sacks, and a forced fumbled in 10 games. "Snacks" has already proven to be a leader on the field and in the locker room, and his presence at training camp will be welcome sight after he sat out minicamp due to contract reasons. He hasn't received a new deal with the Lions yet.5 hours
9.Daniel Jones, Giants come to terms on rookie contract (FantasyPros) The New York Giants and QB Daniel Jones have agreed in principle to a rookie contract. Analysis: The No. 6 overall pick in this year's draft has come to terms with the Giants just in time for training camp. He has a realistic shot at wrangling the starting job away from stalwart Eli Manning, but at this point he's only worth a late-round flyer in deep leagues or superflex formats.6 hours
10.Julio Jones arrives at training camp without new contract (FantasyPros) Julio Jones reported to Falcons training camp today without a new contract. Analysis: Jones has been asking for a new contract for months, despite having two years left on his deal. He had alluded to missing training camp unless a deal was done, but according to Jones, Falcons owner Arthur Blank has promised to take care of the star wideout. What that means is yet unknown, but it would be shocking if Jones wasn't offered a new deal in the coming weeks.6 hours
11.Giants, No. 6 pick Daniel Jones agree to... (Rotoworld) Giants signed No. 6 overall pick Daniel Jones to a four-year contract. Analysis: As with all first-round picks, Jones' contract includes a fifth-year, team option, and this deal will allow him to start training camp on time. Unfortunately, he reportedly will not be given the chance to compete for the starting job once he gets there despite Eli Manning's rapidly declining skill set. Even so, it would be a surprise if Jones does not get some rookie starts.6 hours
12.Report: Michael Thomas wants at least $2... (Rotoworld) Yahoo's Charles Robinson reports WR Michael Thomas wants to be the first $20-million-per-year wide receiver. Analysis: Thomas is currently scheduled to earn just $1.15 million in the final year of his rookie contract. Robinson reports the Saints have offered Thomas a contract in the $18-19 million range -- Odell Beckham is currently the highest-paid receiver at $18 million per year -- but Thomas wants to break the $20-million barrier. That might be more likely if he waits until Julio Jones, Amari Cooper, or Tyreek Hill sign their extension.6 hours
13.Johnathan Cyprien to visit with Giants (FantasyPros) The New York Giants are visiting with former Jaguars and Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien per Adam Schefter. Analysis: One of the league's premier tacklers from 2013-2016, Cyrpien racked up 449 tackles (339 solo) in four years with Jacksonville before spending a forgettable 10 games with the Titans in 2017. Although he hasn't played football in over a year, Cyrpien could provide a strong veteran presence at safety for the Giants.6 hours
14.Report: Amari Cooper in no rush for new ... (Rotoworld) Yahoo's Charles Robinson reports Amari Cooper is "in no rush" to sign a contract extension. Analysis: According to Robinson, Cooper is happy to wait for Julio Jones, Michael Thomas, and Tyreek Hill to set the market before he signs his extension. That is not great news for the Cowboys, who have several players with looming extensions including Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott. Odell Beckham is currently the highest-paid receiver in the league at $18 million per year, but several players could top that before Week 1.6 hours
15.Frank Gore 'fine,' Bills just limiting r... (Rotoworld) ESPN's Marcel Louis-Jacques reports Frank Gore (NFI) is "fine." Analysis: According to Louis-Jacques, the Bills are just managing his reps. Considering he is headed into his age-36 season, that makes a lot of sense. Gore will compete with LeSean McCoy and Devin Singletary once he is activated.6 hours
16.Melvin Gordon unlikely to get extension (FFToday) After speaking to a handful of sources, #Chargers’ stance is dug in with . Barring a change in his camp’s expectations, an extension isn’t coming soon. His threat to potentially hold out will be put to the test. The extension straddling the next CBA isn’t helping. Analysis: Gordon made it a point during a recent interview that he wants to remain a Charger. Most likely, the situation will end up with him getting a bit of a boost in guaranteed money and not missing any regular-season games due to a holdout. would most likely see the majority of the touches if Gordon does miss time and would a serviceable RB2, while w... (More)6 hours
17.Andrew Luck set for training camp (FFToday) The #Colts made one PUP move today, and it didn’t involve QB , who is good to go for training camp, I’m told. They held him out of spring practices with a minor calf injury that wouldn’t have kept him out of games. Ready to roll. Analysis: A strong case can be made for Luck to be this season's overall QB1 given the addition of and to a receiving corps that already had and tight end on the roster. Owners should consider him a nice consolation prize if they don't want to pay the high draft cost it will take to land this summer.6 hours
18.Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (knee) placed on the P... (Rotoworld) Bears placed S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (knee) on the active/PUP. Analysis: This was the expectation after Clinton-Dix suffered a knee sprain at the end of the offseason program. At this point, it does not appear as if his Week 1 status is in doubt. Chicago also placed OT T.J. Clemmings (ACL) and DL Jonathan Harris (hamstring) on the active/PUP.7 hours
19.Jets S Marcus Maye (shoulder) lands on P... (Rotoworld) Jets placed S Marcus Maye (shoulder) on the active/PUP. Analysis: It is a bit of a surprise after Maye was cleared for individual drills back in OTAs, but there have not been any reports of a setback. The third-year safety's stay on the PUP should be short-lived. New York also placed CB Bless Austin on the active/NFI.7 hours
20.Bills sign former Dolphins OG Isaac Asia... (Rotoworld) Bills signed OG Isaac Asiata. Analysis: A fifth-round pick back in 2017, Asiata was waived by the Dolphins with an injury designation back in May. He is apparently healthy now, but his roster chances are slim in Buffalo's revamped offensive line group.7 hours
21.J.J. Wilcox: Shaken up at practice (RotoWire) Wilcox (knee) fell to the ground when trying to change direction at practice Monday and had to be taken to the locker room by trainers with an apparent right knee injury, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Analysis: Wilcox went down in a heap and had to be helped off the field by teammates Damontae Kazee and Keanu Neal, and was later seen limping noticeably before being escorted to the locker room by trainers. It was indicated that the injury Wilcox suffered was to his right knee, though coach Dan Quinn did not specify the nature or severity of the issue post-practice. "I'll follow up with anything tomor... (More)7 hours
22.Ricardo Allen: Encouraging day one at camp (RotoWire) Allen (Achilles) was not expected to fully participate on the opening day of Falcons training camp, but was able to partake in the majority of the drills Monday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Analysis: Allen may not have taken the field with the first-team defense for 11-on-11 drills Monday, but he did make the impression that he's eager to don the pads and get after it full speed. He was far from trepid on his rehabbed Achilles, reportedly setting a tone at practice by laying a shoulder hit on Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper at one point in a scrimmage. When asked about the status of his injury Su... (More)7 hours
23.Falcons S J.J. Wilcox tears ACL, out for... (Rotoworld) Falcons S J.J. Wilcox suffered a torn ACL at practice on Monday. Analysis: It is a blow for a secondary which has both Keanu Neal (knee) and Ricardo Allen (Achilles') returning from serious injuries. Wilcox was expected to be the No. 3 option behind that pair, but now the Falcons will have to move on to another option. Damontae Kazee, who filled it at safety last season, could be an option for the No. 3 job, but he is expected to handle the slot corner role this year.8 hours
24.Frank Gore's (NFI) injury considered min... (Rotoworld) AP's John Wawrow reports Frank Gore's (active/NFI) injury is considered minor. Analysis: Gore started training camp on the active/NFI list, but he can be activated at any time. If the injury is indeed minor, that should happen in the near future. Gore will compete with LeSean McCoy and Devin Singletary.8 hours
25.Tyler Kroft: Lands on PUP list (RotoWire) The Bills placed Kroft (foot) on their Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Sal Capaccio of WGR Sports Radio 550 Buffalo reports. Analysis: Kroft is nursing a broken right foot sustained during OTAs in May. His NFI designation is no surprise, given that the 2015 third-round pick was initially given a recovery estimate of 3-4 months and is questionable for Week 1. As long as Kroft remains sidelined, more reps will be made available for rookie tight ends Dawson Knox and Tommy Sweeney.8 hours
26.Frank Gore: Headed to NFI list (RotoWire) The Bills placed Gore (foot) on the Non-Football Injury list Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Gore missed the final two games of the 2018 season due to a foot issue. The 36-year-old veteran is expected to be ready for Week 1, but has yet to fully put the injury behind him. When healthy, Gore will compete for carries behind anticipated starter LeSean McCoy in a crowded Buffalo running back room which also houses T.J. Yeldon and rookie Devin Singletary.9 hours
27.Jonnu Smith placed on the PUP list by the Titans (FantasyPros) Jonnu Smith (knee) has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports. Analysis: Smith continues to deal with knee issues that occurred at the end of last season. Once Smith gets off the list he will be in a battle with Delanie Walker for the starting tight end job. If Smith can't get on the field then Walker should have no problem winning it.9 hours
28.Andrew Luck is healthy going into training camp (FantasyPros) Andrew Luck (calf) is healthy for the start of training camp, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. Analysis: Luck has been dealing with a calf strain that caused him to miss OTAs and June minicamp. But this is good news for Luck and the Colts and the veteran QB should be one of the top players this season at his position.9 hours
29.Roc Thomas: Let go by Minnesota (RotoWire) The Vikings waived Thomas (suspension) on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Analysis: Thomas was in line to compete for a depth role with the Vikings heading into the 2019 season. It's unclear whether his three-game suspension is what made him the odd man out in Minnesota's running back room, or whether the team is simply confident in Ameer Abdullah and Mike Boon as depth options behind Dalvin Cook and Alexander Mattison. Thomas played in five games with the Vikings as a rookie last season, logging eight carries for 30 yards in addition to 59 snaps on special teams.9 hours
30.49ers ink Bowman to let him retire with ... (Rotoworld) 49ers signed LB Navorro Bowman to a free-agent contract, allowing him to retire a 49er. Analysis: Out of the league entirely in '18, Bowman initially announced his retirement in June. His free-agent contract with San Francisco simply allows the eight-year vet to retire as a 49er, the very team that made him the No. 91 overall pick in the 2010 draft. Bowman began his career as a complete dynamo, earning first-team All-Pro honors from 2011-13. His superstar trajectory was interrupted in brutal fashion when he suffered a devastating knee injury in the 2014 NFC Championship Game. Bowman bounc... (More)9 hours
31.Dolphins add ex-Jags cornerback Tyler Pa... (Rotoworld) Dolphins signed CB Tyler Patmon, formerly of the Jaguars. Analysis: Initially signed as a UDFA with Dallas back in '14, Patmon's served as subpar slot corner with both the Cowboys and Jaguars since entering the league. He faces an uphill battle to make it out of camp even with the Dolphins experimenting on defense.9 hours
32.Ryan Griffin: Lands in New York (RotoWire) Griffin (groin) signed a contract with the Jets on Monday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Griffin was waived by the Texans in May following an April arrest on charges of vandalism and public intoxication. The case was later dismissed, and Griffin now lands with the Jets. With top tight end Chris Herndon suspended the first four games of the 2019 season, Griffin is set to provide valuable depth for Gang Green's offense.10 hours
33.Packers place rookie S Savage on NFl lis... (Rotoworld) Packers placed S Darnell Savage on the reserve/NFl list. Analysis: Expected to play free safety in the wake of Adrian Amos' departure, Savage will now start the year on the team's non-football illness list. He's still fully expected to join Green Bay mid-camp. Dependent on his presence in their secondary, the Packers rook notably made 37 starts in Maryland's secondary, logging nine career tackles for loss with 30 pass breakups and eight interceptions and earning second-team All-Big Ten as a senior.10 hours
34.Melvin Gordon: Moving closer to holdout (RotoWire) The Chargers aren't willing to meet Gordon's current expectations for a contract extension, Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports. Analysis: Robinson suggests the team is preparing for a holdout as negotiations remain far apart on the eve of training camp. Gordon has a sliver of leverage in the form of his team's win-now mentality, perhaps hoping the Chargers will sacrifice future salary-cap flexibility to keep things harmonious in 2019. The aging curve for running backs suggests a pricey extension would lead to regret within a couple years, though Gordon at least is coming off a 2018 campaign with career-high marks for yards per ... (More)10 hours
35.Bills place TE Tyler Kroft, Gore on NFI ... (Rotoworld) Bills placed TE Tyler Kroft (foot) on the active/PUP list. Analysis: Kroft joins OL Jeremiah Sirles on the team's active/PUP list to start camp, but remains eligible to return at any point prior to Week 1. The $18.75 million offseason acquisition is still facing an uphill battle to play in Week 1 following a broken foot suffered on the first day of offseason workouts. Run-blocker Lee Smith, Jason Croom, and third-rounder Dawson Knox round out the rest of Buffalo's tight end room.10 hours
36.Ryan Succop: Hits PUP list (RotoWire) Succop (undisclosed) has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports. Analysis: Succop was held out of the Titans' mandatory minicamp last month due to an undisclosed injury, and now lands on the PUP list. He made 86 percent of his field goals and 90 percent of his extra-point attempts in 2018, and is entering the second season of a five-year, $20 million contract. Succop won't be eligible to practice until he's removed from the PUP list.10 hours
37.Gore begins training camp on Bills' NFI ... (Rotoworld) Bills placed RB Frank Gore on the reserve/NFI list. Analysis: Entering his 15th season in the league, it's unsurprising the 36-year-old begins camp on the team's non-football illness list. Gore is fully expected to be activated and ready come Week 1, competing for carries with LeSean McCoy and third-round rookie Devin Singletary.10 hours
38.Yates: Vikings waive suspended RB Roc Th... (Rotoworld) Vikings released RB Roc Thomas. Analysis: Thomas will serve his three-game suspension elsewhere after pleading guilty to felony marijuana possession in May. A 2018 UDFA with Minnesota, Thomas merely notched 10 touches over five games with the team in his rookie season. Third-rounder Alexander Mattison remains Dalvin Cook's backup following Thomas' release.10 hours
39.Ryan Griffin to sign with Jets (FantasyPros) Former Texans tight end Ryan Griffin will sign with the New York Jets. Analysis: The move makes sense, considering starting tight end Chris Herndon is suspended for the first four games of the season. With a dearth of talent and experience on the roster behind Herndon, Griffin has a shot to step into a starting role Week 1 and is worth a late-round flyer in redraft formats for those wishing to stream tight ends.11 hours
40.Jonnu Smith: Lands on PUP list (RotoWire) Smith (knee) has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports. Analysis: Smith's knee injury in December initially was reported as an MCL sprain, but his absence from offseason practices suggests it may have been something more serious. He won't be eligible to practice until he's removed from the PUP list, while starting tight end Delanie Walker (ankle) appears ready for some level of participation. Smith failed to take advantage of Walker's absence last year, catching just 20 passes on 611 offensive snaps.11 hours
41.Garafolo: Jets add ex-Texans TE Ryan Gri... (Rotoworld) Jets signed TE Ryan Griffin, formerly of the Texans. Analysis: Griffin is merely insurance as the team attempts to ready for Chris Herndon's four-game suspension out the gates. Cut by the Texans following an arrest in April, Griffin's misdemeanor vandalism and public intoxication cases were both dismissed in May. He'll compete with Eric Tomlinson, Daniel Brown, and Trevon Wesco for a starting role while Herndon is sidelined.11 hours
42.Titans K Ryan Succop joins group on PUP ... (Rotoworld) Titans placed K Ryan Succop (undisclosed) on the active/PUP list. Analysis: He joins TE Jonnu Smith (knee) and DE Jurrell Casey (knee) as those eligible to return at any point throughout camp. Succop remains rehabbing from an undisclosed injury that held him out for all of the team's offseason activities, as well.11 hours
43.TEN rookie Simmons (ACL) placed on NFI l... (Rotoworld) Titans DT Jeffery Simmons (ACL) is expected to begin the year on the reserve/NFI list. Analysis: Simmons was a projected top-15 pick before tearing his ACL training for the Combine. He was still selected No. 19 overall, but is fully expected to avoid playing in 2019 to avoid rushing back too soon (barring a late-season playoff push). His rehab remains on track as the rookie posted a video of himself running on Instagram in early July.11 hours
44.Titans DE Casey lands on active/PUP list (Rotoworld) Titans placed DE Jurrell Casey (knee) on the active/PUP list. Analysis: Casey was curiously placed on the team's injured reserve list in late-December despite reportedly dealing with a sprained MCL — an injury that typically takes only a couple of weeks to heal. Still recovering from said knee injury, you have to wonder whether it's slightly more serious than being discussed. Jonnu Smith (knee) was also placed on the team's active/PUP list Monday.11 hours
45.Melvin Gordon, Chargers not close on extension (FantasyPros) Charles Robinson reports that the Chargers are 'dug in' on Melvin Gordon's extension and are unlikely to get a deal done soon. Analysis: Gordon has promised a holdout if he doesn't receive an extension, and it looks like he'll have to put his money where his mouth is. Until this situation is resolved, Gordon is a risky fantasy investment.11 hours
46.Jonnu Smith placed on Titans active/PUP ... (Rotoworld) Titans placed TE Jonnu Smith (knee) on the active/PUP list. Analysis: It's hardly a surprise considering Smith missed all of the team's offseason activities and is reportedly considered 'questionable' for Week 1 following an MCL tear in Week 14. It's still possible the soon-to-be 24-year-old lands on the reserve/PUP list, which would cost him the first six games of the regular season. It bodes well for Tennessee that veteran Delanie Walker avoided any designation heading into camp.11 hours
47.Report: Gordon's extension isn't coming ... (Rotoworld) Yahoo's Charles Robinson reports the Chargers are "dug in" with their stance on Melvin Gordon's holdout. Analysis: Gordon threatened to hold out (and demand a trade) beyond Week 1 if his contract demands aren't met, and it sounds as if that proclamation will truly be put to the test. According to Robinson, an extension "isn't coming soon" as the team is "dug in" on their current stance. The 26-year-old two-time Pro Bowler is currently set to make $5.6 million in the fifth and final year of his rookie contract. If both sides stay hard-nosed in their beliefs, ... (More)11 hours
48.Andrew Luck: Cleared from calf strain (RotoWire) Luck (calf) is healthy for the start of training camp, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. Analysis: Luck was held out of OTAs and June minicamp while recovering from a calf strain. His availability for training camp never seemed in doubt, and it appears T.Y. Hilton (ankle), Eric Ebron (groin) and Jack Doyle (hip/kidney) also avoided the PUP list. Between the skill-position weapons, the coaching staff and the offensive line, Luck has a prime setup to pile up yards and touchdowns.11 hours
49.Damon Harrison will report for training ... (Rotoworld) Lions DT Damon Harrison will report for the start of training camp on Wednesday. Analysis: Although he is signed through 2020, 30-year-old Harrison has been angling for a new deal. He held out of mandatory minicamp in June. His agent did meet with the team last week. Perhaps progress on an adjustment is being made. Harrison is an essential cog for a team that wants to run the ball and stop the run.12 hours
50.Quinnen Williams talks held up over bonu... (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the holdup in Quinnen Williams' contract talks is "deferment of signing bonus money."12 hours
51.Cameron Brate: Fully cleared for training camp (RotoWire) Brate (hip) announced Friday that he's been medically cleared to participate fully in training camp following offseason surgery, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Analysis: The news is naturally a welcome development with Buccaneers veterans set to report Thursday and Brate a bit behind in the on-field aspect of learning coach Bruce Arians' offense after missing all of OTAs and minicamp. The Harvard product toughed out torn labrums in both hips for the entirety of the 2018 season, never missing so much as a practice while producing a 30-289-6 line. Despite his lack of participation in any physical activity thus far this offseason, B... (More)12 hours
52.'No new deal on the horizon' for Tom Bra... (Rotoworld) NFL.com's Tom Pelissero reports there is "no new deal is on the horizon at this point" for contract-year QB Tom Brady. Analysis: Going on 42, Brady is headed into a contact year for the first time in his 20-year career. He has politely declined to discuss the matter publicly. Brady is in irreversible physical decline but continues to compensate with his wits and smarts. His contract situation represents uncharted territory for all parties involved. No one has ever played this well for this long. Unlike they did with Jimmy Garoppolo, the Pats do not have an heir apparent on the r... (More)12 hours
53.Trent Williams not expected to show for ... (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Mike Garofolo reports LT Trent Williams is not expected to report for the beginning of Redskins training camp this week. Analysis: Per Garofolo, "it could be quite a while before he's back with the team." Williams is risking major fines, but he already did that when he held out of mandatory minicamp. Unhappy with both his contract and how the team has handled his medical situation — Ian Rapoport reports he has yet to be medically cleared after having a tumor removed from his head — Williams would seem to be a candidate for a lengthy holdout. He wants a trade. His loss, of course, would be absolutely devasta... (More)12 hours
54.Jesse James: Ticketed for blocking role (RotoWire) James is on track to be the primary "Y" tight end, Chris Burke of The Athletic reports. Analysis: James stands 6-foot-7 at 261 pounds and has accrued plenty of experience as an inline tight end during his previous four seasons in Pittsburgh. He's likely to command a significant role with Detroit after receiving a four-year, $22.6 million contract this spring. However, Burke also notes that T.J. Hockenson's ability as a receiver adds a new element to the Lions passing offense that it didn't have before, so it's looking like the rookie could be the better bet for receiving production in 2019.12 hours
55.Combine star Zedrick Woods retiring from... (Rotoworld) Jaguars placed S Zedrick Woods on the reserve/retired list. Analysis: An undrafted free agent, Woods made noise at the Combine by blazing a 4.29 40-yard dash, the fastest of any player. He nevertheless did not hear his name called on draft weekend and evidently did not like his odds of cracking the Jags' 53-man roster. An in-the-box safety, Woods appeared to be too stiff-hipped to find success in the secondary.12 hours
56.Garofolo: No QB competition for Giants (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Mike Garofolo reports "there is no quarterback competition with the Giants." Analysis: Coach Pat Shurmur seemed to leave the door ajar last month, but Garofolo says his "understanding from talking with folks from the Giants over the last couple of weeks" is that only injury could prevent Eli Manning from starting Week 1. Shurmur was apparently doing little more than sending a message to No. 6 overall pick Daniel Jones to be ready. Neat. Each week the Giants spend on propping up Manning instead of getting Jones ready for the first team is a waste of time.12 hours
57.Andrew Luck not limited by calf to start... (Rotoworld) Andrew Luck (calf) is 100 percent for the start of training camp. Analysis: Luck sat out minicamp but is ready go. Headed into his age-30 campaign, Luck is an elite QB1.13 hours
58.Justin Hunter works out for Patriots Mon... (Rotoworld) Free agent Justin Hunter worked out for the Patriots on Monday. Analysis: With Julian Edelman battling a thumb issue, the Pats are a man short at wideout. Hunter made 12 appearances for the Steelers over the past two seasons. Even with the Pats' receiver corps a bit of a jumbled mess behind Edelman, Hunter would be little more than a depth signing with limited odds at cracking the 53-man roster.13 hours
59.Pierre-Paul expected to begin '19 on NFI... (Rotoworld) The Tampa Bay Times reports Jason Pierre-Paul (neck) is expected to begin the year on the reserve/NFI list.13 hours
60.Justin Evans beginning camp on PUP list (Rotoworld) Bucs placed FS Justin Evans (heel, toe) on the active/PUP list. Analysis: Evans missed six games last season with a heel injury, but he underwent toe surgery on the opposite foot last month. It is unclear when he might be ready to return. At this point, Week 1 does not appear to be in doubt.13 hours
61.Falcons could use rotation behind Freema... (Rotoworld) Speaking Monday, Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the team could use a rotation behind Devonta Freeman. Analysis: "It’s a position that has good talent for us," Quinn claimed. "And now to be talented as a group, it may be a combination of those roles and featuring what those guys can do best … That’s deeper than we’ve been at that position for a while, and I’m looking forward to the unique stuff that the guys do have." Sophomore Ito Smith is the favorite for No. 2 duties, but he struggled mightily as a rookie, comprehensively failing to make big plays despite being b... (More)13 hours
62.Lindstrom running with first-team offens... (Rotoworld) First-rounder Chris Lindstrom is running with the first-team offense at right guard in Falcons camp. Analysis: "It’s an indicator of where we see him starting right now," coach Dan Quinn said. "He had earned a lot of that through the spring, about where his performance was." Barring a massive preseason face plant, the 22-year-old rookie will be in the starting lineup for Week 1.13 hours
63.Jarran Reed: Six-game suspension (RotoWire) Reed will be suspended six games for a violation of the NFL's personal conduct policy, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Per the report, the punishment stems from an incident from early 2017, in which Reed was not charged or arrested. The defensive lineman appealed his suspension, but that was denied Friday morning, which sets the stage for him to miss the first six games of the regular season.13 hours
64.Free agent Mike Adams hopes to play in 2... (Rotoworld) 38-year-old free agent S Mike Adams still hopes to play in 2019. Analysis: Cut by the Panthers in February, Adams has made no known visits. "My thing is I want to go out on my terms," Adams said in a radio interview. "That’s my main thing, go out on my terms. I think I’ve earned that." Adams remained a 16-game starter in 2018, though he earned sub-par marks from Pro Football Focus.13 hours
65.Ricardo Allen doing well early in camp (Rotoworld) Falcons FS Ricardo Allen (Achilles) is taking part in "most" of the drills in training camp. Analysis: "I feel good," Allen said. "I feel like I can beat a lot of people. I feel like I can compete and do some good things. That’s good enough for me right now." Allen has yet to resume running with the first-team defense in 11-on-11 drills, but he is looking on track to return for Week 1. The 27-year-old corner has been sidelined since last September. Fellow starting safety Keanu Neal is completing rehab from a knee injury.13 hours
66.Dontrelle Inman: Looks to build momentum in camp (RotoWire) Inman did not distinguish himself during the Patriots' offseason program, Nick Underhill of The Athletic reports. Analysis: That said, Inman helped out the Colts down the stretch last season, so there's still a chance the 30-year-year-old can gain some momentum once training camp opens up. To that end, Inman is one of the Patriots' pass catchers who figures to benefit from the fact that Julian Edelman is expected to miss a few weeks due to a thumb injury.13 hours
67.Trey Flowers: Lands on preseason PUP list (RotoWire) The Lions have placed Flowers (shoulder) on their preseason PUP list, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Analysis: Flowers underwent shoulder surgery this past offseason, but that did not deter the Lions from inking the pass rusher to a lucrative contract in free agency. For now, we'll operate under the assumption that the team is simply playing it safe with the key newcomer and that Flowers' regular-season status is in no peril.13 hours
68.'Other' Michael Bennett has broken ankle (Rotoworld) Falcons DT Michael Bennett is out indefinitely with a broken ankle. Analysis: It's a brutal break for the 26-year-old in the opening days of camp. It's possible the reserve interior lineman is placed on injured reserve. Since the injury happened after the start of camp, Bennett is not eligible for the PUP list.14 hours
69.Julio Jones: Managing foot issue (RotoWire) Coach Dan Quinn relayed Monday that Jones is still rehabbing his foot injury, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Analysis: On the plus side, the star wideout was spotted on the practice field as the Falcons opened training camp Monday. Though Jones, who is currently hoping to sign a contract extension with the team, is understandably being eased into things, at this stage there is nothing to suggest that his current foot issue is a major concern. The 30-year-old is no stranger to the team's in-season injury report but hasn't missed a regular-season game since 2016.14 hours
70.Jarran Reed slapped with six-game suspen... (Rotoworld) NFL suspended Seahawks DT Jarran Reed six games for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Analysis: Reed was accused of domestic violence in 2017. He was never charged or even arrested, but unlike the Tyreek Hill situation, the league evidently found enough evidence of its own to hand down a ban. Since the incident, Reed has emerged as a disruptive interior presence. He exploded for 10.5 sacks in 2018. His loss will be massive for the fire-and-brimstone 'Hawks, especially since Frank Clark has been traded. 2019 is a contract year for the 26-year-old.14 hours
71.Albert Wilson: Avoids PUP list (RotoWire) WIlson (hip) avoided the PUP list to open training camp, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports. Analysis: The Dolphins named Dwayne Allen (undisclosed), Cordrea Tankersley (undisclosed) and Mike Hull (knee) as their PUP list entrants, so with Wilson's name omitted we can reason that he'll participate throughout the opening of Dolphins training camp. This isn't to say he's completely out of the woods from his season-ending hip injury from last year -- there's a chance that he practices in a limited capacity for some time -- but it's still great news for the standout slot receiver. It's anyone's guess how the Miami passing game fa... (More)14 hours
72.N'Keal Harry: Opportunity knocks (RotoWire) With Julian Edelman (thumb) slated to miss some time, Harry will likely will see "plenty" of first-team action once training camp opens, Zack Cox of NESN.comreports. Analysis: Edelman's injury is not a long-term issue -- his recovery timetable is roughly three weeks -- but his absence from the early stages of training camp (the team's first practice is Thursday) will free up reps for Harry, as well Phillip Dorsett, Maurice Harris, Dontrelle Inman and Braxton Berrios. Meanwhile, veteran free agent addition Demaryius Thomas (Achilles) is on the PUP list. Given that he was a first-round draft pick this past April, Harry is a roster lock,... (More)14 hours
73.Lions put DE Trey Flowers on active/PUP (Rotoworld) Lions placed DE Trey Flowers (shoulder) on the active/PUP list. Analysis: Flowers underwent what was described as a "minor, cleanup" procedure on his shoulder after the Patriots won the Super Bowl. It's concerning he's not yet recovered, but there's been no indication Flowers is in any danger of missing significant time. Flowers inked a five-year, $90 million deal with the Lions in March.15 hours
74.Browns working out FA Orleans Darkwa (Rotoworld) Free agent RB Orleans Darkwa is working out for the Browns on Monday. Analysis: Darkwa is back to full health after tearing his Achilles' last October while working out for Jacksonville. Cleveland has Nick Chubb and Duke Johnson currently set to open the season atop the depth chart with Kareem Hunt suspended. Behind them, it's Dontrell Hilliard Trayvone Gray, and D'Ernest Johnson.15 hours
75.Kahale Warring starting out on active injury list (FantasyPros) Kahale Warring (undisclosed) was placed on Houston's Non-Football Injury list Sunday, Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Warring was a third round pick for the Texans and has an opportunity to win the tight end job in training camp. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates as the rookie could be a good pickup in deeper leagues.15 hours
76.D'Onta Foreman looks good coming into camp (FantasyPros) Texans RBs coach Danny Barrett said D'Onta Foreman is "light-years ahead of where he was last year." Analysis: Foreman was out most of last season with an Achilles injury and never could get on the field and make an impact. If he can come back healthy in training camp he could end up seeing lots of work in the offense and could be a sleeper pick in fantasy drafts.15 hours
77.Jordan Thomas on top of the depth chart entering camp (FantasyPros) Jordan Thomas is at the top of the depth chart as the Texans prepare to kick off training camp next week, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Analysis: Thomas did not have the breakout many expected his rookie year. The tight end ended up catching 20 passes for 215 yards and four touchdowns on 27 targets. If Thomas can improve on last season and win the job he is worth owning in deeper fantasy leagues.15 hours
78.David Montgomery: Headed for busy preseason (RotoWire) Coach Matt Nagy said Montgomery will get "a fair amount of carries" in preseason games, Larry Mayer of the Bears' official site reports. Analysis: With Tarik Cohen locked in on passing downs, the Bears need to figure out how they'll divide the remaining backfield snaps between Montgomery and Mike Davis. The team invested significant resources in both players, with the veteran Davis signing a two-year, $6 million contract that includes $3 million guaranteed, and the rookie from Iowa State requiring a third-round pick at No. 73 overall. A strong showing during training camp and the preseason could put Montgomery in the lead role, a job ... (More)15 hours
79.Julio Jones (foot) day to day as camp op... (Rotoworld) Coach Dan Quinn said Julio Jones (foot) is still in the rehab process after sitting out minicamp. Analysis: Jones came onto the field with his Falcons teammates Monday as camp opened, but he was limited to side-field work with the training staff. Jones was bothered by a foot issue at the end of last season and has a history of foot injuries. In the grand scheme, this isn't that big of a deal as long as it doesn't linger. At 30 years old, Jones doesn't have to be out there for the start of camp. We don't envision this being anything more than a day-to-day issue.15 hours
80.DeAndre Carter lands on PUP list (FantasyPros) DeAndre Carter (undisclosed) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday according to the Houston Texans. Analysis: There has been no reports of an injury with Carter and he did re-sign with the team for one year. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates to see when the veteran wide receiver will get back on the field.15 hours
81.Jadeveon Clowney looking like a holdout for training camp (FantasyPros) Jadeveon Clowney didn't sign an extension before Monday's deadline and isn't expected to report to training camp, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Analysis: It looks like Clowney will miss training camp but will play in Week 1 for the Texans. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates to see what happens between the pass rusher and the team.15 hours
82.Will Fuller is expected to be ready for Week 1 (FantasyPros) Will Fuller (knee) is expected to be healthy for the start of the regular season, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Analysis: Fuller is coming off a torn ACL from last season and looks to be on target for a Week 1 return. Fantasy owners should be targeting Fuller in the later rounds of draft for his speed as he averaged 14.8 yards per catch over the past three seasons16 hours
83.J.J. Watt not expected to be on active/PUP list for long (FantasyPros) Texans placed DE J.J. Watt on the active/PUP according to Field Yates of ESPN. Analysis: Watt had knee surgery after the season and has declared himself healthy. Watt (knee) isn't expected to stay on the PUP list for long, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Expect Watt to be ready for the season opener.16 hours
84.DeAndre Hopkins gets placed on the active/PUP list (FantasyPros) Texans placed WR DeAndre Hopkins on the active/PUP list according to Field Yates of ESPN. Analysis: Hopkins dealt with various injuries last season the most significant being his shoulder. That looks to be the main reason he was put on the list. Hopkins can be activated at any time and it looks like he will be ready for Week 1.16 hours
85.Austin Hooper: Deemed healthy for camp (RotoWire) Hooper (ankle) was cleared for the start of training camp, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Entering the fourth and final season of his rookie contract, Hooper was held out of June minicamp with a minor ankle injury. It isn't clear if the Falcons are interested in signing him to an extension, considering they recently completed big deals for DT Grady Jarrett and LB Deion Jones (foot) and now need to hammer out a new contract for Julio Jones (foot). Hooper's spot atop the TE depth chart is unquestioned, while his future with the team is far less secure.16 hours
86.Julian Edelman: Out three weeks with thumb injury (RotoWire) Edelman is expected to be out for the next three weeks with a thumb injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Analysis: Spotted with a brace over his left thumb, Edelman reportedly will miss most or all of training camp. The missed practice time isn't a huge concern for a 33-year-old veteran with 115 regular-season games and 18 playoff appearances to his name. Edelman's absence should free up additional first-team work for a number of players, including N'Keal Harry, Maurice Harris and Braxton Berrios.16 hours
87.Colts put WR Daurice Fountain on NFI lis... (Rotoworld) Colts placed WR Daurice Fountain (undisclosed) on the active/NFI list. Analysis: DE Carroll Phillips was placed on active/PUP. Fountain was taken in the fifth round of last year's draft and played just seven offensive snaps as a rookie, seeing zero targets. He faces an uphill battle to make the roster.16 hours
88.DeAndre Hopkins: Dealing with ankle injury (RotoWire) Hopkins was placed on the PUP list due to an ankle injury that's considered minor, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Hopkins battled through ankle, foot, thumb and hamstring injuries during the 2018 season, playing all 16 games en route to finishing second in the NFL with 1,572 receiving yards. He then suffered a shoulder sprain in a playoff loss to the Colts, essentially playing with one arm for much of the contest. Hopkins later revealed that the shoulder injury involved ligaments coming off the bone, but he seems to have made a full recovery while sitting out the Texans' offseason program. The new ankle injury reported... (More)16 hours
89.J.J. Watt: Should practice soon (RotoWire) Watt (knee) isn't expected to stay on the PUP list for long, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Watt had a minor knee procedure in mid-January and declared himself healthy in mid-April. It appears the Texans are being cautious, with no real threat to Watt's Week 1 availability. The 30-year-old returned to form in 2018 -- 61 tackles, 16 sacks, seven forced fumbles -- after struggling with a series of injuries the previous two seasons. Watt won't be eligible to practice until he's removed from the PUP list.17 hours
90.Ezekiel Elliott: Still deciding on holdout (RotoWire) Elliott hasn't made a final decision on holding out from training camp, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: With training camp set to begin Friday, the Cowboys still need to hammer out deals for Elliott, Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper. The latter two are entering contract seasons, while the running back is under team control through 2020 via the fifth-year option on his rookie contract. Elliott will lose an accrued season toward free agency if he doesn't report by Aug. 6, though it would become a moot point as soon as he signed a long-term contract. The Cowboys may be hesitant to extend Elliott before they finish deals for P... (More)17 hours
91.Sashi Brown lands job with the NBA's Wiz... (Rotoworld) The Washington Wizards of the NBA hired ex-Browns GM Sashi Brown as chief planning and operations officer.17 hours
92.Giants hosting free agents Cyprien, Bost... (Rotoworld) Free agents Johnathan Cyprien and Tre Boston are visiting the Giants on Monday. Analysis: Cyprien turns 29 later this month and missed all of last season with a torn ACL. He's at or near full health and is hoping to latch on with someone for camp and the regular season. Boston just turned 27 last month and spent last season with the Cardinals. Jabrill Peppers and Antoine Bethea are currently penciled in as the Giants' safety tandem with Michael Thomas in tow.17 hours
93.Edelman to miss three weeks with thumb i... (Rotoworld) ESPN's Adam Schefter reports is expected to be sidelined the first three weeks of training camp with a left thumb injury. Analysis: Edelman was spotted with a brace on the thumb at his youth camp over the weekend, and it's now being revealed he's going to miss a large chunk of camp. The good news is Edelman should still be ready in time for Week 1. However, this is just another injury in a long line of them for the 33-year-old. Braxton Berrios and Dontrelle Inman will soak up plenty of slot reps early in camp.17 hours
94.Julian Edelman out three weeks with thumb injury (FantasyPros) Julian Edelman is expected to be out the next three weeks with a thumb injury. Analysis: Edelman was spotted with a brace on his thumb, and will miss most or all of training camp. Edelman's absence will free up more first team reps for N'Keal Harry, Maurice Harris, and Braxton Berrios.17 hours
95.Trey Burton: Ready for practice (RotoWire) Burton (sports hernia) should be available Friday when the Bears hold their first practice of training camp, Dan Wiederer of The Chicago Tribune reports. Analysis: Burton had offseason surgery after missing Chicago's playoff loss to the Eagles in January. He's locked in as the top pass catcher at tight end, but the Bears' improvement at other positions will make it tricky for the 27-year-old to take a big step forward from last year's 76 targets. Burton had a 72 percent catch rate and 7.5 YPT, but he topped 40 yards just three times, with each instance occurring in the first six games of the season. He averaged 3.0 catches for 24.4 ya... (More)17 hours
96.Anthony Miller: Ready for training camp (RotoWire) Miller (shoulder) is expected to participate Friday when the Bears hold their first practice of training camp, Dan Wiederer of The Chicago Tribune reports. Analysis: GM Ryan Pace believes both Miller and Trey Burton (sports hernia) will be ready for practice, giving quarterback Mitchell Trubisky his full array of weapons. Miller had surgery in January after dislocating his left shoulder five or six times throughout his rookie season. His efficient work last year -- 7.8 YPT, seven TDs on 33 catches -- suggests he'll have a chance to challenge Taylor Gabriel for the No. 2 spot at wide receiver.17 hours
97.Edelman to miss 3 weeks with thumb injury (FFToday) Super Bowl MVP , spotted at his youth camp over the weekend with a small brace over his left thumb (see below photo), is expected to be sidelined about three weeks due to the injury, league sources tell @FieldYates and me. Analysis: Edelman is the most stable and veteran wide receiver on the Patriots roster so while it's not ideal that he's missing a good chunk of training camp, this injury shouldn't ding his fantasy value too much. With Edeleman out, N'Keal Harry, and should get more work.19 hours
98.Ravens NT Michael Pierce passed his phys... (Rotoworld) Ravens NT Michael Pierce, OLB Jaylon Ferguson, and DT Daylon Mack passed their physicals. Analysis: Pierce showed up to minicamp severely overweight with reports saying he looked "much heavier" than 340 pounds. The nose tackle has apparently got back into shape since, so he'll be out there for training camp after being removed from last month's program. Rookies Ferguson and Mack are expected to be depth options in 2019.1 day
99.Pats OT Isaiah Wynn ready for training c... (Rotoworld) NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports Patriots OT Isaiah Wynn passed his physical. Analysis: Wynn will avoid being placed on the active/PUP list and is ready to participate in training camp drills. It's great news for the Patriots since tackle depth is limited. Wynn was selected in Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft after showing versatility at Georgia and after dominating in pre-draft drills. A torn Achilles' ended his rookie season before it even started, but the Patriots showed confidence in his ability to return when they let Trent Brown walk in free agency this offseason.1 day
100.Deatrich Wise: Placed on PUP list (RotoWire) New England placed Wise on its Physically Unable to Perform list with an ankle injury, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Wise was unable to participate in the Patriots' offseason program while wearing a walking boot. When healthy, the 24-year-old is expected to contribute heavily to New England's defensive front unless third-round pick Chase Winovich can eat into his snaps.1 day

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