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Vikings Jerick McKinnon Out vs Panthers

The Minnesota Vikings will be without RB Jerick McKinnon on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. He injured himself lifting weights! It is tough to swallow if you have to start him, as Thanksgiving has come and gone and guys like Joique Bell, Theo Riddick and Darren Sproles are no longer options to replace McKinnon. Jerick is owned by just 63% of Yahoo Fantasy Football owners...
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Minnesota Vikings claim Ben Tate from waivers

There were some well-fitting jokes about the Indianapolis Colts pouncing on Ben Tate shortly after the running back was waived by the Cleveland Browns. Unfortunately we may never know if a claim was made as Tate is now a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Source: the Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 19, 2014 The Vikings opted to add Tate in...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Claim Ben Tate Off Waivers One Day After His Release By Browns

The Minnesota Vikings won’t have Adrian Peterson, who’s suspended for the rest of the season, so they picked up another running back. The Vikings claimed Ben Tate off waivers Wednesday, just one day after he was released by the Cleveland Browns. Tate signed a two-year, $6.2 million contract with the Browns during the offseason but put together a disappointing...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings move on from Adrian Peterson, claim Ben Tate

One day after it was announced Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of 2014, the team has made a move at the position. Source: the Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 19, 2014   Tate signed a two-year, $6.2M dollar deal with the Browns this offseason as one of the most sought after free agent running...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate is gone and the Browns are just fine

The Cleveland Browns parted ways with Ben Tate after just ten games of his first season with the team. The emergence of “The Baby Backs,” Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West made this a pretty easy maneuver for the Browns and GM Ray Farmer. It’s also not wholly surprising considering the general attitude that it’s felt like Ben Tate has had since coming to Cleveland. He hasn’t...
Via Waiting For Next Year
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Release Running Back Ben Tate After Just 10 Games With Team

CLEVELAND — Ben Tate doesn’t have to worry about losing carries with the Browns any longer. The team released the disgruntled running back on Tuesday, two days after he was given the ball just twice in a matchup against the Houston Texans, his former team. Tate signed a two-year, $6.2 million free agent contract in March with Cleveland to be the Browns’ every-down back. He...
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Ben Tate Waived: Cleveland Browns Turn to Rookies Crowell and West

One week after expressing himself about his light workload, running back Ben Tate has been waived by the Cleveland Browns. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement Tuesday morning in a statement to the press. “With all the transactions we make while constructing our roster, it will always be our intent to do what is best for […] The post Ben Tate Waived: Cleveland Browns...
Via Browns Beat
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy football: Evaluating the Cleveland Browns backfield

For a backfield that has frustrated fantasy football owners all year, things just because a little less complicated in Cleveland with the Browns announcing the release of running back Ben Tate. While Tate has been falling on the depth chart over the past few weeks, the sudden release is nonetheless surprising considering Cleveland’s strong commitment to the running game. Tate...
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Cleveland Browns waive running back Ben Tate

Tweet Per the team’s website, the Cleveland Browns (6-4) have waived running back Ben Tate. “With all the transactions we make while constructing our roster, it will always be our intent to do what is best for our football team,” said Farmer. “This move is no different and we wish Ben the best going forward.” Cleveland signed Tate to a 2-year, $6.2 million contract...
Via Los That Sports Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate is unhappy with current role in Browns’ running game

Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate is a fan of the Baby Backs, but he is none too pleased with the team’s committee backfield. Gearing up to face his former team in the Houston Texans this Sunday, Tate stated that he “would be lying” if he said he was happy being one of the three heads in the monster that has been the Browns’ rushing attack over the course of the 2014...
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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