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Aug
15

Wentz hoping to increase role in practice

Philadelphia quarterback CARSON WENTZ will miss Thursday’s preseason game against New England and will have his knee re-evaluated afterward to see if he can increase his role in practice next week.More Wentz still feels good about his knee and he remains on schedule, although the team continues to proceed with caution. Less

Source: Team Website

Aug
15

Washington cuts veteran CB Scandrick

Washington released veteran cornerback ORLANDO SCANDRICK on the last day of training camp as the team prepares to move forward with younger players at the position. Head coach Jay Gruden explainedMore that the decision had nothing to do with Scandrick’s play but, instead, was based on the emergence of the rookies on the roster. Less

Source: Team Website

Aug
15

Dolphins dealing with concussions

Miami tight end MARQUEIS GRAY and running back KALEN BALLAGE are both in the concussion protocol following Monday’s full-pads practice. Gray is mostly a blocking tight end but any extended absenceMore will likely give rookie tight end MIKE GESICKI more playing time. As for Ballage, he is third on the depth chart behind KENYAN DRAKE and FRANK GORE. Less

Source: Sun-Sentinel

Aug
15

Roethlisberger in concussion protocol

Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER is in the concussion protocol after taking a hit during practice. Roethlisberger had already been ruled out for Thursday’s preseason game at Green Bay. The Steelers did not give a timetable for his return to action.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Aug
15

Dolphins WR Parker has broken finger

Miami wide receiver DEVANTE PARKER suffered a broken middle finger on his right hand during Sunday’s practice. Parker did not practice on Monday or Tuesday, with head coach Adam Gase calling him “week to week” with the injury.

Source: ESPN.com

Aug
15

Agholor dealing with lower body injury

Philadelphia wide receiver NELSON AGHOLOR has missed the last five Eagles practices and the opening preseason game as he deals with what is being called a “lower body injury”. While AgholorMore deferred to the coaching staff when asked about a timeline for his return, he does not seem overly concerned. Stay tuned. Less

Source: New Jersey Star-Ledger

Aug
15

Rodgers, Graham starting to click

Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS and new tight end JIMMY GRAHAM connected on one of the most impressive touchdowns through nearly three weeks of camp on Monday. While the play hadMore no particular fantasy relevance, it does show that the duo is progressing and what they may be capable of when the regular season begins. Less

Source: Team Website

Aug
14

Eagles WR Jeffery could miss six weeks

Philadelphia wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY is still recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and could remain on the physically unable to perform list to start the season. By rule, any player whoMore is on the PUP list at the start of the regular season must miss at least the first six weeks of the season. Fantasy owners take note. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Aug
14

49ers to sign veteran RB Morris

The San Francisco 49ers are planning to sign veteran running back ALFRED MORRIS as the team deals with injuries to their top two running backs. JERICK MCKINNON suffered a calf strainMore that will sideline him for at least a week. Backup MATT BREIDA is dealing with a separated shoulder that will keep him out of action for the rest of the exhibition season. Morris had success in Washington with Kyle Shanahan, who is now the head coach in San Francisco. Less

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Aug
14

Bucs RB Barber has early edge for starting job

Tampa Bay head coach Dirk Koetter said on Monday that PEYTON BARBER is the team’s starting running back. Rookie running back RONALD JONES was thought to have a shot at the starting job, but that was before his underwhelming performance in Thursday’s preseason opener against Miami.

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Aug
14

Giants rookie Barkley tweaks hamstring

New York Giants rookie running back SAQUON BARKLEY tweaked his left hamstring in practice Monday morning and was seen with his left leg wrapped for much of practice. Head coach Pat Shurmur called the injury “a mild strain” and Barkley is reportedly going to be fine.

Source: New York Daily News

Aug
14

Madden curse working against Antonio Brown?

Pittsburgh wide receiver ANTONIO BROWN limped off the practice field on Monday, just two days after returning from a quadriceps strain. Brown may have reinjured the leg, but we will need to wait and see what the team says about this latest injury.

Source: Sporting News

Aug
14

Broncos promote QB Kelly to backup position

The Denver Broncos have promoted quarterback CHAD KELLY to the backup position behind starting quarterback CASE KEENUM. With Kelly moving up, PAXTON LYNCH moves down into the third-string role. Lynch’s performance in Saturday’s preseason game was so bad that fans were booing him off the field.

Source: Fox News Denver

Aug
14

Bears near agreement with rookie LB Smith

Chicago rookie linebacker ROQUAN SMITH is close to ending his holdout with the team. Smith has missed the past 29 days of action and will now need to play catch-up with less than four weeks before the September 9th opener against division rival Green Bay.

Source: Chicago Tribune

Aug
14

Eagles add QB Hackenberg

The Philadelphia Eagles added former second-round pick CHRISTIAN HACKENBERG to their quarterback mix on Sunday. Hackenberg was drafted by the New York Jets in 2016 but has never played in aMore regular season game. While the Eagles have decided to add him to the mix, your fantasy team should not follow suit. Less

Source: Team Website

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