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Browns Rookie RB T. West Expected In Camp On Friday

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Browns rookie running back Terrance West is expected to practice Friday.Fantasy Spin:West was placed on the NFI (Non-Football Injury) List Wednesday, but he tweeted that he passed his conditioning test and is healthy. West is expected to push Ben Tate for the starting job this season and could remain heavily involved even...
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Golden Tate Surprisingly Lands On Active/PUP List

Lions receiver Golden Tate has been placed on the active/PUP list, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.Fantasy Spin:It's unclear what's ailing Tate, who signed a five-year, $31 million contract with the Lions this offseason. We project Tate to have 70 receptions, 977 yards and seven touchdowns this year as Detroit's No. 2 receiver.
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Seahawks WR Sidney Rice Retires At 27

Seattle Seahawks WR Sidney Rice decided to hang up his cleats today after attempting to recover from multiple knee procedures. Rice was signed to a 5 year $41 million dollar contract by Seahawks following his 2009 breakout season with the Vikings that saw him reel in 83 passes for 1312 yards and 8 TDs. Though he never lived up to the contract from a performance standpoint, Rice had...
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Tavon Austin Admits To Not Knowing "What Was Going On" As A Rookie

Rams receiver Tavon Austin says he had trouble grasping the team's playbook last season, according to the Associated Press. "I didn't really know what was going on," Austin said. "Everything looked like Spanish and sounded like Spanish to me."Fantasy Spin:Austin was drafted eighth overall but played limited snaps and had 40 catches for 418 yards and four...
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Gronk Avoids Preseason PUP List, Cleared For Camp

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (knee) has been cleared for training camp and won't be placed on the active/PUP list.Fantasy Spin:Gronkowski tore his ACL and MCL against Cleveland in Week 14, but he's made an impressive recovery. Fantasy owners won't have to worry about him being placed on the reserve/PUP list, which would cost him the first six games of the regular...
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Reggie Wayne Cleared In Time For Camp

Colts receiver Reggie Wayne (knee) said he's been cleared for training camp, according to colts.com.Fantasy Spin:Wayne tore his ACL last October. The 35-year-old is a WR3 at best due to his age and lack of touchdowns the past three years (11 TDs in 39 games). He's being drafted in the eighth round.
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Reggie Wayne Cleared For Camp

Nine months removed from an ACL tear Reggie Wayne has been cleared for camp, and for contact.  Though he has been significantly ahead of schedule throughout the entire rehab process, the coaching staff plans to ease Wayne back into camp work.  Even though Wayne is Andrew Luck’s security blanket, his age, 35, and the run heavy system that Pep Hamilton employs offer very little...
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2014 Fantasy Football Sleepers : Wide Receivers

2014 Fantasy Football Sleepers – Wide Receivers Whether they had their production limited because of an injury or just a plain out junk season, there are a ton of receivers with a bunch of sleeper value. A few of the listed players we’re real early round draft picks in 2013 but with terrible season behind them, these guys look to bounce back but with some great value. 2014 Top...
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Who Would You Rather Have - Nick Foles or Matt Ryan

2013 was arguably the worst season of Matt Ryan's career, with the Atlanta Falcons and gave fantasy owners his floor. In contrast, Nick Foles took over for the Philadelphia Eagles last season and has shown fantasy owners his ceiling. The Falcons will get a healthy Steven Jackson, Roddy White and Julio Jones this season, while the Eagles essentially swapped a healthy Jeremy...
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Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Not On PUP List, Cleared To Play

Rob Gronkowski recently stated at an event that he was going to play the entire season. While lots of players, of course, have that same sentiment it was likely considered doubtful for Gronk. He was expected to start training camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list because of his torn ACL/MCL from just 7 months prior. All that has changed now that the doctor’s have...
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Don’t Overlook The Average Joe

Joe Flacco. This might in fact be the unsexiest name in all of fantasy football, and his ADP of 92.5 (QB21) in 2QB fantasy leagues (hat tip to Salvatore Stefanile for giving the world 2QB ADP data) shows that he isn’t being drafted as anything more than a fringe QB2/backup. But should he be more than that?   Below are Joe Flacco’s season averages from 2009-2012, via Rotoviz’s...
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Jamaal Charles Expected To Holdout Of Training Camp

KCTV5 is reporting that Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will hold out from training camp in an effort to get a new contract, though the Kansas City Star reports that the Chiefs believe Charles will report to camp on Wednesday regardless of whether an extension has been agreed to or not.Fantasy Spin:Charles led the Chiefs in carries, targets and receptions last season and accounted...
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Cincinnati Bengals DL Geno Atkins Placed On PUP List

Yesterday, roughly nine months after shredding his knee, Geno Atkins was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, or PUP. Joining him on the PUP will be three other key defensive starters, including Leon Hall and Zach Minter. These potential losses, combined with losing monster Defensive End Michael Johnson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is going to be incredibly difficult...
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Andre Johnson And Texans Brass Meet At NRG Stadium

According to ESPN NFL Nation reporter Tania Ganguli, a source said that Andre Johnson met with the team at NRG Stadium yesterday.  Good sign for the #Texans: receiver Andre Johnson was at NRG Stadium yesterday, sources said. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) July 22, 2014 This is great news for the Houston Texans and its fans. Andre Johnson is due a ton of money and the team isn’t...
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Giants Four Time Pro Bowl Guard Chris Snee Retires

On a day that saw David Wilson take to twitter to celebrate his return to professional football, New York Giants fans also were dealt a devastating blow as offensive line stalwart, Guard; Chris Snee announced his retirement from professional football. Snee had been battling with complications from elbow and hip surgeries and was forced to shut it down during OTA’s. The four time...
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Charles Johnson The WR To Watch In Cleveland

A Cleveland Plain dealer report says the wide receiver to watch in Browns camp will be Charles Johnson.Fantasy Spin:With Josh Gordon out of the picture and journeymen Nate Burleson and Miles Austin penciled in as starters, Johnson might be the most exciting receiver on the practice field. He's got size (6-foot-2, 215) and speed (4.38 40). He needs to stay healthy, but he could...
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Top 5 Backup RBs in Fantasy Football

Nowadays, it is more important than ever to have multiple RBs on both your fantasy football team, as well as your favorite NFL team. In fantasy, getting a backup RB late in drafts can be the reason you win your league. However, this is more prevalent in PPR leagues as Shane Vereen, Danny Woodhead and Darren Sproles are more Wide Receiver than Running Back. On average all 3...
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Patriots' Dobson To Start Camp On PUP List

Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson will begin training camp on the active/PUP list, according to Field Yates of ESPN.Fantasy Spin:Dobson had surgery on his foot this offseason and was expected to be back for minicamp, but he's taken much longer than expected. He should be back before the end of the preseason. The 22-year-old has the potential to turn into New England's No. 1...
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David Wilson Cleared In Time For Start Of Giants Camp

Giants running David Wilson (neck) tweeted he's been medically "cleared for everything."Fantasy Spin:Wilson will likely be a change-of-pace back and home-run threat behind workhorse Rashad Jennings.
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David Wilson Tweets He’s ‘Cleared For Everything’

New York Giants running back David Wilson took to Twitter to announce that he has been medically cleared to resume football activity. More specifically, he’s been “cleared for everything.”  Just got cleared ….. #cleared for everything now the story continues #pocketrocket http://t.co/thjqbeLtfy — David E. Wilson (@4stillRunning) July 21, 2014   Yesterday the Giants offense...
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