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Jun
10

Panthers RB McCaffrey back to full health

Carolina Panthers star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY said earlier this week that he feels “really good”, adding that he is “back to 100 percent, healthy, and ready to roll”. McCaffrey dealtMore with multiple injuries that cost him most of last season, including a high ankle sprain, an AC joint injury, and a quad injury. Less

Source: WBTV.com

Jun
10

Giants RB Barkley not putting timetable on return

New York Giants running back SAQUON BARKLEY said this week that he will return to action when his body tells him he’s ready. Barkley is working his way back from aMore torn anterior cruciate ligament and says that he is taking things “day by day”. At this point, it is unclear whether Barkley will be ready for the season opener. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
10

Falcons WR Ridley had minor foot surgery

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY had minor foot surgery during the offseason that has kept him out of recent practices. Ridley will miss the remainder of the offseason program, butMore he will reportedly be ready to roll when training camp starts in late July. With JULIO JONES off to Tennessee as a member of the Titans, Ridley moves into the number one receiver role for the Falcons this season. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Cowboys WR Cooper dealing with bum ankle

Dallas wide receiver AMARI COOPER is nursing an ankle injury this offseason that could cause him to miss the start of training camp. The ankle reportedly started bothering Cooper a fewMore weeks ago and he has not been participating in minicamp as a result. Cooper could start training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list due to the bothersome ankle. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jun
10

Brady recovering nicely from knee surgery

Tampa Bay quarterback TOM BRADY said this week that he is feeling “really good” as he recovers from offseason knee surgery. Brady added that he can now focus on football improvementMore as opposed to rehabilitation. Brady has already taken part in minicamp drills and team activities this week, an encouraging sign for the Buccaneers and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
10

Rams to use Akers as receiver in 2021

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay is looking to get second year running back CAM AKERS more involved in the passing game heading into the upcoming season. McVay even suggestedMore that fantasy owners could see Akers in the slot or lined-up as an outside receiver. Akers is already the clear-cut starter in the Rams’ backfield, but his fantasy stock could soar if McVay’s plans come to fruition. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jun
10

Ravens and RB Edwards agree to contract extension

The Baltimore Ravens and running back GUS EDWARDS reached an agreement on a two-year contract extension earlier this week. Edwards has been a productive and valuable running back during his threeMore seasons in Baltimore after entering the league as an undrafted free agent. Edwards and second-year running back J.K. DOBBINS are expected to provide a formidable one-two punch to lead Baltimore’s ground attack heading into the 2021 season. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Jets top rookies making progress

New York Jets rookie quarterback ZACH WILSON and fellow rookie wideout ELIJAH MOORE have reportedly been impressive during voluntary workouts thus far. The rookies are building chemistry together, with Wilson gettingMore more comfortable leading the offense and Moore’s explosiveness and speed on display. The Jets wrap up voluntary workouts this week before moving on to next week’s mandatory minicamp. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
7

Titans trade for Falcons star WR Jones

The Tennessee Titans agreed to trade terms with the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and will be acquiring star wide receiver JULIO JONES. Tennessee receives Jones and a 2023 sixth-round pick, whileMore Atlanta gets a 2022 second-round selection and a 2023 fourth-rounder. The 32-year-old Jones is a seven-time Pro Bowler who provides the Titans with a dynamic duo at the wide receiver position along with fellow wideout A.J. BROWN. Less

Source: Tennessean

Jun
7

Jets WR Crowders misses OTAs as contract issues continue

The New York Jets and wide receiver JAMISON CROWDER continue to haggle over his contract, as the veteran wideout continues to skip the team’s spring program. The Jets want Crowder toMore take a pay cut from the $10 million he is scheduled to make this year. Since Crowder’s contract is not guaranteed, the Jets could cut him at any time. While head coach Robert Saleh does not want to part ways with Crowder, the Jets did draft slot receiver ELIJAH MOORE in the second round. Less

Source: New York Post

Jun
7

Newton has bone bruise, Stidham looking good

New England quarterback CAM NEWTON suffered a minor bone bruise in his finger last week that has kept him out of recent OTA sessions. With Newton sidelined, fellow quarterbacks MAC JONESMore and JARRETT STIDHAM have gotten extra practice time. Stidham has reportedly been impressive with his extra reps, while Jones has struggled. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
7

Washington WR McLaurin raves about new QB Fitzpatrick

Washington wide receiver TERRY MCLAURIN has dealt with a quarterback carousel since entering the league, but he is raving about his latest signal caller – veteran quarterback RYAN FITZPATRICK. McLaurin saidMore last week that Fitzpatrick is great, adding that he appreciates his cool, calm demeanor. Washington signed Fitzpatrick in free agency and he should be an upgrade over every other quarterback that McLaurin has played with thus far in his NFL career. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
7

Detroit signs free agent RB, but not who you might think

The Detroit Lions have been open about their interest in signing free agent running back TODD GURLEY, who has been in town to meet with the team. While Gurley is stillMore under consideration, the Lions moved forward and signed free agent running back MICHAEL WARREN late last week. Warren passed on his final year of college eligibility at Cincinnati but went undrafted a year ago. He has had stints in Philadelphia, Carolina, and Washington since then – and now he heads to Detroit. Less

Source: Mlive.com

Jun
7

Lions to feature RB Swift in passing game?

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn seems to change his plans for the backfield on a daily basis. After initially suggesting that newcomer JAMAAL WILLIAMS will lead the backfield, Lynn indicatedMore last week that he now plans to go with the “hot hand” at running back this season. Lynn also suggested that running back D’ANDRE SWIFT could be used in more of a receiver role in 2021 because “he has natural hands”. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
7

Washington RB Gibson still dealing with turf toe issue

Washington running back ANTONIO GIBSON is dealing with the lingering effects of a turf toe injury that caused him to miss two December games in 2020. Fantasy owners have big expectationsMore for the second year running back heading into the upcoming season, but he is still rehabbing to get to 100 percent. Gibson said that he is fine, but his progress will be something to monitor in the weeks and months ahead. Less

Source: NFL.com

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