Found September 10, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Oakland Raiders have signed fullback Marcel Reese to an extension.

Dynamic FB Marcel Reese and the Raiders will finalize a contract extension today, prior to Oakland opening the season vs. San Diego

— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 10, 2012

Reese is a versatile fullback that can block and catch the ball out of the back field.



Report: MJD gets hefty fine

Maurice Jones-Drew was reportedly fined only about half of what the Jaguars could have fined him for holding out, but it was still a significant sum of money.

Report: DEA has compelling evidence in Saints Vicodin case

Photo by Kaje Yomama According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the DEA has some pretty strong evidence against the New Orleans Saints when it comes to their alleged misuse of Vicodin back in 2010. “If you recall in 2010 there were allegations that the team had basically overlooked or covered up the misuse of Vicodin by team employees at their team headquarters,” said La Canfora...

Russell Okung has a bone bruise

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung suffered a bone bruise during Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals. Sounds like Russell Okung avoided major injury to his knee. Seattle left tackle has a bone bruise — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 10, 2012 Okung was one of the best offensive lineman coming out of college a few years...

Ryan Mathews Officially Ruled Out

Running back Ryan Mathews has been officially ruled out for Week 1 while still recovering from his broken clavicle, according to Jason La Canfora. Fantasy Spin: Ronnie Brown will start at running back in Mathews absence, with Mathews anticipating a Week 2 return to action.

Joe Banner Will Join Browns As Top Executive In October, According To Report

Just minutes before the Browns kick off the season against the Eagles, reports have surfaced that former Philly football executive Joe Banner will be joining the Browns in late October. Jason La Canfora of CBS reported that Banner would come on board as soon as new owner Jimmy Haslam takes full ownership of the Browns. Also, should have mentioned on air, Joe Banner will become top...

Fred Jackson suffers a knee injury

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson suffered a sprained lateral collateral ligament (LCL) during today’s game against the Jets. Initial diagnosis for Fred Jackson is sprained LCL. Likely done for the day. Will get further tests this week. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 9, 2012 C.J. Spiller came in to replace Jackson...

Falcons lose Brent Grimes for the season

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Atlanta Falcons have placed cornerback Bretn Grimes on season ending injured reserve with an Achilles injury. Falcons CB Brent Grimes is out for the season with an Achilles injury. Huge blow for them — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 10, 2012 Even with Asante Samuel, this is a tough blow for the Falcons.  Grimes is...

Report: Ravens, Joe Flacco very close to an extension

According to, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported that the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco are very close to getting an extension completed. “Joe Flacco and the Ravens made ‘great progress’ toward an extension in camp, and ‘one phone call might be enough to get it done.’ La Canfora reports the monetary gap between the sides is ‘not great...

Report: NFL won’t suspend Marshawn Lynch, right now

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the NFL won’t suspend Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch right now. “Running back Marshawn Lynch, one of the Seahawks’ most important players who received a contract extension in the offseason, has been informed he is not facing any immediate discipline for his DUI arrest, according to a source with knowledge of the situation...

Fred Jackson To Miss Several Weeks With Knee Sprain

The MRI on Bills halfback Fred Jackson's knee did not provide an exact timetable for return, according to Jason La Canfora. La Canfora projects the best-case scenario to be a return in four weeks.Fantasy Spin:Jackson suffered a sprained LCL Sunday against the Jets. La Canfora said the injury will be monitored over the next 7-10 days. C.J. Spiller played so well Sunday that Jackson...

Marshawn Lynch Won't Be Suspended

Jason La Canfora of CBS sports said Sunday that Seahawks halfback Marshawn Lynch will not be suspended for his DUI arrest this offseason.Fantasy Spin:The bigger issue here is that Lynch has a bad back and though he is expected to play, he could be limited in Seattle's season opener against Arizona. Backup Robert Turbin is a good insurance policy to have for Week 1.

LaCanfora tweets Seahawks Okung injury NOT to serious

We heard this AM via Jason LaCanfora (CBS Insider) that the injury Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung suffered in the 4th qtr on Sunday is just a bone bruise. Sounds like Russell Okung avoided major injury to his knee. Seattle left tackle has a bone bruise— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 10, 2012 Not sure how excited we were with the prospect of backup...
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