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Jun
13

Patriots sign kicker Vizcaino

The New England Patriots signed kicker TRISTAN VIZCAINO and released kicker QUINN NORDIN late last week. Vizcaino, 25, has spent time with the Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, San FranciscoMore 49ers, Buffalo Bills, and Los Angeles Chargers since entering the league a few years ago. The Patriots also signed veteran kicker NICK FOLK to a contract extension earlier this offseason, so he seems to be the kicker to target for fantasy purposes. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
13

More deep throws coming for Patriots QB Jones?

New England quarterback MAC JONES seems to be focusing on the deep passing game thus far into the offseason, and he appears to be doing well with last week’s mandatory minicampMore now in the books. Some of Jones’ deep throws even sparked celebrations from the offense during minicamp. If the deep passing game continues to develop, the Patriots offense could become a more complete attack heading into the upcoming season. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Jun
13

Panthers WR Anderson contemplating retirement

Carolina Panthers wide receiver ROBBIE ANDERSON hinted on social media over the weekend that he is considering retirement. The 29-year-old wide receiver is coming off the worst campaign of his six-yearMore career. He posted lows in receiving yards (519) and yards per reception (9.8) after signing a two-year extension last summer. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jun
13

Smith still leading Seahawks QB competition

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said that quarterbacks GENO SMITH and DREW LOCK have both been “impressive” to this point in the offseason. No, really, he actually said that. Thus far,More Smith has taken the majority of first-team reps and Carroll said that Smith is still ahead. Carroll added that he expects lock to catch up by the end of camp, which will leave Seattle with a decision to make. Fantasy owners will likely have better options at the quarterback position than the Seahawks. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
13

Raiders, WR Renfrow agree to two-year extension

The Las Vegas Raiders and wide receiver HUNTER RENFROW agreed to two-year contract extension over the weekend. Renfrow was heading into the final year of his rookie contract so the extensionMore keeps a key piece of the Raiders offense in place for the next couple of seasons. The Raiders, and fantasy owners, have high hopes for Renfrow’s long-term future Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
10

Lions rookie WR Williams not likely to be ready for training camp

Detroit head coach Dan Campbell said yesterday that he did not think rookie first-round wide receiver JAMESON WILLIAMS would be ready for training camp. Williams had initially hoped to be readyMore in time for camp but he is still working his way back from the ACL injury he suffered in the National Championship game in January. Williams is expected to eventually move into the starting lineup alongside DJ CHARK and AMON-RA ST. BROWN. Less

Source: Mlive.com

Jun
10

49ers QB Lance has Hall of Fame mentor

Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to multiple Super Bowl wins, and now he is helping the current team by mentoring young signal-caller TREY LANCE.More Young and Lance have spoken multiple times this offseason, with Lance taking all the advice he can get. Lance said recently that he is “welcoming with open arms” anything Young has to offer. Young added last week that he has “100 percent confidence” in Lance’s ability. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
10

Carroll optimistic about WR Metcalf

The eternally optimistic Pete Carroll is, you guessed it, optimistic that the Seahawks and star wide receiver DK METCALF will ultimately agree on a new contract heading into the upcoming season.More Carroll did acknowledge however, that the team was caught off-guard by Metcalf’s decision to skip this week’s mandatory minicamp. Carroll also noted that had Metcalf been in attendance he would not have done much on the field as he continues recovery from foot surgery in January. Less

Source: Seattle Times

Jun
10

Veteran WR Watkins looking to revive career in Green Bay

Veteran Green Bay Packers wide receiver SAMMY WATKINS provided an honest assessment this week, admitting publicly that his “career hasn’t been what I projected it to be”. Fantasy owners would concur.More Watkins added that his “back is against the wall” heading into the upcoming season, although he thinks his opportunity with the Packers could be career changing. Fantasy owners hope this is the case. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Rams, WR Kupp agree to new deal

The Los Angeles Rams and record-setting wide receiver COOPER KUPP agreed this week to terms on a new three-year contract extension worth $75 million. Kupp, the NFL’s offensive player of theMore year in 2021, led the NFL with 145 receptions, 1,949 receiving yards, and 16 touchdown catches. He also helped lead many owners to fantasy championships along the way. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Jun
10

Steelers to lessen RB Harris’ workload this season

Pittsburgh Steelers workhorse running back NAJEE HARRIS indicated this week that he will be “taking some time off” this season as the team tries to lessen his workload. Harris added thatMore he wants to play “a lot” this season but he also understands why the Steelers want to be smart about his workload. Harris led all running backs in snaps and offensive touches as a rookie, rushing 307 times and catching 74 passes. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
10

Lions getting creative with TE Hockenson

New Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson worked previously as the team’s tight ends coach and knows star tight end T.J. HOCKENSON well. Heading into the 2022 season, Johnson reportedly plansMore to get creative with his star tight end. Hockenson is a good route runner and the Lions used him in a lot of different ways in the team periods he took part in during minicamp practices this week. Hockenson’s role in the offense will be something to watch as the offseason progresses. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
10

Rams RB Henderson has soft-tissue injury

Veteran Los Angeles Rams running back DARRELL HENDERSON is still not participating in on-field work as he deals with a “soft-tissue injury”. Henderson was injured three weeks ago during organized teamMore activities. Rams head coach Sean McVay said at the time that the injury was something Henderson “pushed through last season that crept back up”. Henderson had career highs last season with 178 touches for 864 yards and 8 touchdowns despite missing five games. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
10

Rams rookie RB has broken foot

Los Angeles Rams rookie running back KYREN WILLIAMS sustained a broken foot last week and has undergone surgery to repair the injury. Williams was a fifth-round pick out of Notre DameMore in this year’s NFL Draft. Rams head coach Sean McVay said earlier this week that the injury was “an unfortunate setback”, adding that the rookie rusher would be back “sooner than later”. At this point, Williams is expected to return early in training camp. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
6

Browns sign RB Johnson to one-year deal

The Cleveland Browns signed 26-year-old running back D’ERNEST JOHNSON to a one-year contract over the weekend that will keep him with the team for the upcoming season. As fantasy owners mayMore recall, Johnson excelled last season while starting a couple of games in place of injured fellow running backs NICK CHUBB and KAREEM HUNT. While Johnson’s signing is noteworthy, it’s hard to envision much fantasy production in a crowded Browns running back room. Less

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

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