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Apr
1

Seahawks sign WR Lockett to four-year contract extension

The Seattle Seahawks and star wide receiver TYLER LOCKETT agreed to a four-year contract extension this week worth up to $69.2 million. Lockett, 28, had one year remaining on his contractMore and would have become a free agent after the upcoming season. Instead, the Seahawks made sure that Lockettt would remain in Seattle for the foreseeable future. Less

Source: Seattle Times

Apr
1

Cardinals add backup QB McCoy

The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran quarterback COLT MCCOY to a one-year contract earlier this week. KYLER MURRAY is the unquestioned starting quarterback, but McCoy is expected to compete for the backupMore job with fellow quarterback CHRIS STREVELER. McCoy is a former third-round pick from way back in the 2010 NFL Draft. He spent last season as the backup to DANIEL JONES with the New York Giants. Less

Source: Team Website

Apr
1

Sky is the limit for Bucs TE Howard

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said this week that “the sky’s the limit” for tight end O.J. HOWARD heading into the 2021 season. After the addition of fellow tight endMore ROB GRONKOWSKI last year, Howard thrived in two tight end sets to start the season. Unfortunately for the Bucs and his fantasy owners, Howard suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in the fourth game of the season. Arians confirmed that Howard’s recovery is going well and that he should be available to participate in offseason field work soon. Less

Source: Team Website

Apr
1

Steelers sign RB Ballage to one-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed 25-year-old running back KALEN BALLAGE to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Ballage is on his fourth team in four years after being selected in the fourth roundMore of the 2018 NFL Draft. Ballage spent time last season with the New York Jets and the Los Angeles Chargers, adding no fantasy value at either stop. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Apr
1

NFL owners approve 17-game season

NFL owners approved the expansion of the regular season to 17 games on Tuesday. The move was a long-expected decision that will generate additional revenue for the country’s richest sports league.More There will remain one bye week per team, with the upcoming regular season starting on Thursday, September 9th and concluding on January 9th, 2022. The Super Bowl will be pushed back one week, from February 6th to February 13th, 2022. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Apr
1

Giants in no hurry to extend RB Barkley

New York Giants co-owner John Mara said this week that the team is not currently looking at extending the contract of running back SAQUON BARKLEY. Barkley is recovering from a rightMore ACL injury suffered early last season, although he is expected to return by the start of the 2021 season. He will be in the final year of his four-year rookie deal. Mara did add that the team was hopeful that Barkley would be a “Giant for life”, suggesting that the time would come for discussions about an eventual contract extension. Less

Source: New York Post

Apr
1

Vikings overhaul defense heading into 2021

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer called his 2020 defense “one of the worst” he had ever coached at the end of last season. In the past two weeks, the VikingsMore have signed six free agents with all those signings on the defensive side. The Vikings started on the defensive line before shifting the focus to the back end of the defense, with perhaps the biggest signing being veteran CB PATRICK PETERSON. After a disastrous 2020 season, fantasy owners may want to give the Vikings defense a second chance in 2021. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Apr
1

Cardinals sign veteran CB Butler

The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran cornerback MALCOLM BUTLER to replace fellow veteran PATRICK PETERSON, who left to join the Minnesota Vikings. Butler, who signed a one-year contract, said that the Cardinals felt like a perfect fit and it was an easy decision to sign with the team.

Source: Team Website

Mar
29

Kansas City retains WR Robinson with one-year deal

Kansas City signed wide receiver DEMARCUS ROBINSON to a one-year deal over the weekend that will keep him with the team for the 2021 season. This is the second year inMore a row that Robinson has stuck with Kansas City on a one-year deal. While Robinson was not a major fantasy presence, he did manage career-highs in receptions (45) and yards (466) in real football last season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mar
29

Veteran WR Sanu returning to 49ers on one-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers signed wide receiver MOHAMED SANU to a one-year deal over the weekend. Sanu played three games for the 49ers last season before being released. While Sanu’s fantasyMore expectations are low heading into 2021, he is expected to provide a veteran presence while mentoring young wide receivers DEEBO SAMUEL and BRANDON AIYUK. Less

Source: Team Blog

Mar
29

49ers movin’ on up

Maybe not to the East side or to a deluxe apartment in the sky, but the San Francisco 49ers are movin’ on up in the 2021 NFL Draft. San Francisco madeMore a blockbuster trade on Friday with the Miami Dolphins to move up nine spots to the third overall spot in the draft. The team is widely expected to select a quarterback, although San Francisco remains publicly committed to current starter JIMMY GAROPPOLO for the upcoming season. Less

Source: Team Website

Mar
29

Bengals could trade RB Bernard

The Cincinnati Bengals have reportedly talked with multiple teams about the possibility of trading veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD. Moving on from Bernard would save the Bengals more than $4 millionMore against the salary cap but would leave the team without a veteran backup behind oft-injured starter JOE MIXON. With Mixon injured for most of last season, Bernard played all 16 games and started 10 of those games. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, all the playing time did not translate to fantasy success. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mar
29

Ravens sign veteran WR Watkins

The Baltimore Ravens signed wide receiver SAMMY WATKINS to a one-year contract late last week, adding a potential starter and experienced veteran to a thin wide receiving group. After missing outMore on free agent wide receivers JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER and T.Y. HILTON previously, the Ravens were finally able to land a target for quarterback LAMAR JACKSON. Less

Source: Baltimore Sun

Mar
29

Raiders add veteran WR Snead

The Las Vegas Raiders signed veteran wide receiver WILLIE SNEAD to a one-year deal late last week. Snead joins a crowded wide receiving corps in Las Vegas after spending last seasonMore with the Baltimore Ravens. If you are thinking about Snead as a fantasy option for 2021, he should be considered among “deep sleeper” candidates at best. Less

Source: Team Blog

Mar
29

Bucs reach deal with RB Fournette

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free agent running back LEONARD FOURNETTE to a one-year contract late last week. The signing means that the Bucs will officially keep the core of theirMore Super Bowl championship team together for the 2021 season. Fournette finished the regular season strong last year and exploded in the postseason during the Bucs Super Bowl run. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

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