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Jun
13

Rookie RB Sanders to miss remainder of spring practice

Philadelphia rookie running back MILES SANDERS will miss the remainder of practice this week, according to head coach Doug Pederson. Sanders has been dealing with a nagging hamstring injury. While theMore move is said to be precautionary, this is not an encouraging sign for a rookie running back attempting to get acclimated to the NFL. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
13

Rough day at the office for Bears kickers

During Tuesday’s minicamp practice this week, all three Chicago Bears kickers missed a 42-yard field-goal attempt. On Wednesday, the Bears waived CHRIS BLEWITT to reduce the competition down to two kickers.More ELLIOTT FRY and EDDY PINEIRO remain, but if they continue to miss the 42-yarders it’s possible that the Bears will continue their search for a new starter. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
13

Rivers to see reduced workload during preseason

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback PHILIP RIVERS is expected to see less preseason work as he prepares for his 16th NFL season. Rivers, 37, was limited last year during the preseason andMore he credits the strategy with helping him to stay fresh over the course of a long season and playoff run. There has been talk of Rivers sitting out the preseason entirely heading into the 2019 season. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
13

McCoy expects to remain as starter in Buffalo

Buffalo running back LESEAN MCCOY expects his role as the team’s starting running back to continue in 2019. McCoy is coming off the worst season of his 10-year NFL career andMore the Bills added new running backs via free agency and the draft during the offseason. After all of the Bills’ personnel moves, McCoy described himself as “excited” about the upcoming season. Less

Source: Buffalo News

Jun
13

Pats RB Michel had knee procedure

New England running back SONY MICHEL reportedly missed the final stages of the Patriots’ offseason program due to an arthroscopic procedure done on his knee. Fortunately for fantasy owners, and forMore Michel himself, the Patriots second-year running back is expected to be ready for the start of training camp in late July. Michel led the team last season in rushes, yards, and touchdowns. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Jun
13

RB Gordon looking for new deal

Los Angeles Chargers running back MELVIN GORDON is in the final year of his rookie deal and hoping to get a new contract prior to the start of the upcoming season.More While the situation does not seem contentious at the moment, Gordon did not dismiss the possibility of not playing in 2019 if a new deal isn’t in place by the start of the regular season. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Jun
13

Ansah won’t practice until training camp

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said that defensive end ZIGGY ANSAH is working hard and making great progress as he continues to rehab his injured shoulder. Carroll added that, despite theMore progress, Ansah will not take part in practice until after the start of training camp. Ansah could be a big part of the Seahawk defense if he continues to progress. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
13

Jones to compete with Manning for starting gig?

New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur said recently that the team intends “to play the very best player” at quarterback in 2019. While veteran ELI MANNING is fully expected toMore start the season, Shurmur’s comments seem to leave the door open for rookie quarterback DANIEL JONES. If the Giants struggle in 2019 (which isn’t much of a stretch) fantasy owners should not be surprised if Manning starts the season while Jones ends it. Less

Source: New York Post

Jun
13

Falcons WR Jones not worried about contract extension

Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES does not yet have a new contract, but the star wideout is not concerned. Jones said that owner Arthur Blank’s word is “gold”, adding that heMore expects the deal to eventually be completed. Jones is not practicing at the team’s minicamp, as he rests and rehabs a foot injury. Head coach Dan Quinn expects Jones to be ready to roll in time for the start of training camp. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jun
13

Vikings extend TE Rudolph

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran tight end KYLE RUDOLPH agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the team for the 2019 season and beyond. When the Vikings draftedMore tight end IRV SMITH JR. in the second round of the 2019 NFL draft, many speculated that Minnesota would be moving on from Rudolph. Instead, the Vikings now have the possibility of using two-tight end sets in their new offensive system. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Ravens WR Moore headed for breakout season?

Baltimore owner Steve Bisciotti said last week that wide receiver CHRIS MOORE could be a breakout candidate in 2019. Moore has played a supporting role in his first three seasons, helpingMore fantasy owners nowhere. Head coach John Harbaugh added that Moore will be expected to step into the starting lineup, seize the opportunity, and become a breakout player. Fantasy owners will likely follow his progress with one eyebrow raised. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Rookie WR Hardman a quick study

Kansas City rookie wide receiver MECOLE HARDMAN is continuing to impress head coach Andy Reid. According to the Reid, Hardman is proving to be a quick study as he also developsMore a rapport with quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES. Hardman has big-play potential as a receiver, but he is also expected to return kicks this season. With the uncertain future of wideout TYREEK HILL, Hardman could have a significant role heading into the 2019 season. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
10

Newton to throw at minicamp

Charlotte quarterback CAM NEWTON is scheduled to throw during all quarterback drills when the Panthers begin their three-day minicamp on Tuesday. Newton underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his throwing shoulder shortlyMore after the 2018 season and has been recovering since. It’s still unclear when Newton will start participating in team drills, but his rehab seems to be progressing. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Wilson expects to be ready for season opener

Miami wide receiver ALBERT WILSON suffered a significant hip injury last season and has not practiced since October. Fortunately for Wilson and his fantasy owners, the wideout says that his rehabMore has been “outstanding”, adding that he is 100 percent ready to go when he is officially cleared. Wilson said that there was no reason why he shouldn’t be on the field for the season opener. Less

Source: Miami Herald

Jun
10

Hopkins one tough cookie

Houston wide receiver DEANDRE HOPKINS said last weekend that he played with more pain last season than at any time in his six-year career. Despite foot and shoulder injuries, Hopkins wasMore still voted first-team All-Pro for a second straight season. Hopkins has been rehabbing during the offseason and expects to be ready for training camp. Less

Source: Houston Chronicle

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