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Offseason Extra: Early busts for 2014
2 mins ago   Fantasy Football : CBSSports.com Fantasy Sports
Who is our Jamey Eisenberg likely avoiding on Draft Day as things stand right now? He shares his initial list of bust candidates for 2014.

Cody Latimer: Possible First-Round Pick
2 hours ago   RotoWire
Cody Latimer: ESPN’s Mel Kiper said he would be “shocked” if Latimer did not get drafted in the first round, the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Michael Gehlken reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis. […]

Saints Still Mulling Mark Ingram’s 2015 Option
2 hours ago   Fantasy Football and NFL coverage you can count on, secure your championship! – Stefan St. Romain
Saints Still Mulling Mark Ingram’s 2015 Option NFL franchises have until May 3 to decide whether or not to exercise the 5th year options on their 2011 first round draft picks. Having already exercis. […]

Tyrann Mathieu: (Knee) Hoping To Avoid PUP List
2 hours ago   RotoWire
Tyrann Mathieu: Mathieu (knee) wants to avoid the PUP list at the start of the 2014 season, Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Shaun Draughn: Signs With Bears
3 hours ago   RotoWire
Shaun Draughn: Draughn has signed a one-year contract with the Bears, the Chicago Tribune reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew says he has ‘a lot left’
3 hours ago   FFToolbox
Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the backfield this season. Jones-Drew told Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. […]

Music We Like: Ingrid Michaelson
3 hours ago   The Hazean – michael-bonaventure
Don’t be fooled by the low-ish album rating below. Ingrid Michaelson’s Lights Out is a good listen all the way through. When I first started listening, buoyed by her hit single Girls Chase Boys,. […]

Sean Weatherspoon: (Knee) Not Cleared Yet
3 hours ago   RotoWire
Sean Weatherspoon: Weatherspoon (knee) has yet to be been cleared for team workouts, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Stephen Burton: (Concussion) On Reserve/Retired List
3 hours ago   RotoWire
Stephen Burton: Burton (concussion) is on the Jaguars’ reserve/retired list, Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Dolphins WR Mike Wallace excited for new, big-play offense
3 hours ago   FFToolbox
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins’ offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between their systems appears to be that Lazor’s stresses more down-the-field throws.. […]

Daryl Washington: Possible League Discipline Looming
4 hours ago   RotoWire
Daryl Washington: Washington was sentenced Wednesday to a year of supervised probation stemming from an assault charge related to an incident last May, the Associated Press reports. Visit RotoWire.com. […]

Injury Report: Can CarGo Go?
5 hours ago   FantasyPros – andrew
Jeff Stotts provides an update on the most important injuries affecting fantasy baseball teams. This article is part of our series that highlights quality content from premium subscription sites. Roto. […]

WR Odell Beckham Jr. Draft Profile
5 hours ago   FFT’s Blog O’ Fantasy Football – Doug Orth
Tweet As we begin the countdown to the NFL Draft starting on May 8, I will spend anywhere from 4-8 hours to break down the strengths and weaknesses of at least the top 20 or so offensive skill-positio. […]

2014 Defensive Prototypes: The D-Line
6 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Sam Monson
Come draft time we get inundated with jargon about incoming prospects. Sam Monson updates his Defensive Prototypes series to shed light on various alignments and techniques.

LB Daryl Washington gets one year probation – Daryl Washington | ARZ
6 hours ago   Rotoworld
Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington has been sentenced to one year of probation for aggravated assault.

Futures: My Expansion Franchise
6 hours ago   The Rookie Scouting Portfolio – Matt Waldman
You’ve just been awarded an NFL expansion team and must build your personnel department. Go. Futures: My Expansion Franchise By […]

Sale, Cuddyer Replacements. Morneau’s Hot Start
7 hours ago   RotoExperts – Patrick Mayo, Staff Writer
Tweet With Corey Erdman off, Garion Thorne fills in on the double panel with Laura Diakun and Pat Mayo. First, they take a look a players who have had a resurgence to their careers this season in Ju. […]

Should Mike Holmgren Have Coached In Cleveland?
7 hours ago   Fantasy Football and NFL coverage you can count on, secure your championship! – Josh Burgess
Should Mike Holmgren Have Coached In Cleveland?         They say hindsight is 20/20 and recently former Cleveland Browns’ president Mike Holmgren reflected back on what he should have been doing. […]

Dynasty Dime Package: Analyzing 2013 IDP Dynasty Prospects
7 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
As the 2014 NFL Draft quickly approaches, Fantasy Football Staff Writer Wally Spurlin continues his look at some 2013 Individual Defensive Player (IDP) draft selections and their dynasty value moving. […]

2014 Fantasy Football: Top Backfields To Avoid
8 hours ago   Fantasy Football and NFL coverage you can count on, secure your championship! – Greg Brosh
2014 Fantasy Football: Top Backfields To Avoid With the 2014 Fantasy Football season fast approaching, it’s time to take a look at several NFL backfields that were shaken up this past free agency pe. […]

The Daily Haze: World Cup Fever
8 hours ago   The Hazean – michael-bonaventure
If you are not a fan of the NHL playoffs, the NBA playoffs, or the MLB regular season, there is one thing that should pique your interest this summer. The World Cup. I’m not a huge fan of the NHL,. […]

2014 Early Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings
8 hours ago   Lesters Legends – LestersLegends


IDP Dynasty Stock Watch – April
8 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Michael Moore
Michael Moore gives you his IDP dynasty buys and sells after free agency.

DLF NFL Mock Draft: 11-20
10 hours ago   Dynasty League Football – Eric Olinger
We continue our look at the NFL Draft with some guesses at picks 11-20.

Draft Grader: Philadelphia Eagles
12 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Khaled Elsayed
Was it the addition of Chip Kelly or the fact the Eagles actually had good players on the roster from the 2009-11 drafts? Khaled Elsayed reviews them here.

Daily Dynasty Notes – April 23, 2014
12 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
Welcome to Daily Dynasty Notes! This is not a formal article, but instead my thoughts as I go about my daily research. Some things may have a basis in fact, while others might just be my opinion. Ei. […]

Ware Did They End Up: 2014 IDP Free Agency Recap
15 hours ago   Razzball – grey@razzball.com (Nick Capozzi)
Now that the dust has settled on the annual money grab that is NFL Free Agency, it’s time to take a step back and see how it affects IDP leagues. As is often the case, the biggest headlines on ESPN. […]

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Source: Veteran QB Hanie signs with Dallas
24 mins ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Jeff Dickerson
Veteran free-agent quarterback Caleb Hanie has signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Payton unsure about Ingram’s 2015 option
44 mins ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Associated Press
The New Orleans Saints have not decided whether to exercise a 2015 team option on running back Mark Ingram’s contract, coach Sean Payton said Wednesday.

Report: Cowboys sign Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract
48 mins ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
With Tony Romo coming off back surgery and top backup Kyle Orton absent from the start of the offseason workout program, the Cowboys have added some needed quarterback depth. The club has signed veter. […]

Report: Giants at Lions opens Monday Night Football
50 mins ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
The 2014 Monday Night Football schedule will reportedly kick off with a couple of NFC teams trying to bounce back from disappointing 2013 seasons. New York radio station WFAN has what it says is the f. […]

Cards’ Mathieu could start camp on PUP list
56 mins ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Josh Weinfuss
Almost five months into his rehabilitation from ACL and LCL surgery, Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu still may not be ready for the start of training camp.

Trent Richardson: Colts have a first-round pick — me
57 mins ago   NFL.com – Patra, Kevin
The Indianapolis Colts are without a first-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Trent Richardson begs to differ. The running back says he is the teams first-round draft pick.

Ryan Broyles practices on second day of minicamp
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
The Lions don’t have defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh taking part in their three-day voluntary minicamp this week, but wide receiver Ryan Broyles has made his return to the field after a long absence.. […]

Seahawks | May not pick up James Carpenter’s option
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Seattle Seahawks are leaning against picking up the fifth-year option in OG James Carpenter’s contract, but a final decision has not been made at this point.

Buzz builds for Taylor Lewan to Oakland at No. 5
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Former Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan is looking like a candidate to be the Raiders’ first-round draft pick. Oakland owns the fifth overall pick, and Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune re. […]

Seahawks leaning against picking up Carpenter option
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
Like several teams that have yet to pick up the 2015 option on an eligible 2011 first-round pick, the Seahawks have yet to decide what to do with offensive lineman James Carpenter. Per a league source. […]

Cowboys | Caleb Hanie signed
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Dallas Cowboys have signed free-agent QB Caleb Hanie (Browns) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Lions | Mikel Leshoure sits out workout
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure (undisclosed) did not participate during the media-access portion of the team’s workout Wednesday, April 23. Leshoure did participate in the workouts Tuesday, April 22.

NFL | Phil Costa explains retirement
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Retired C Phil Costa said he decided to retire because of the toll football has taken on his body. ‘Unfortunately, the day-to-day physical rigor of the NFL season has taken a toll on my body and has b. […]

Richardson sees himself as Colts’ top pick
1 hour ago   ESPN.com – NFL – ESPN.com news services
The Indianapolis Colts paid a hefty price for Trent Richardson, parting with their 2014 first-round draft pick to acquire the running back from the Cleveland Browns.

Team-by-team draft previews wrap up today on NBCSN
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
It’s a busy day for NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk. We’ve got the last of the team-by-team draft previews, with the Broncos and Seahawks going under the microscope.  We’ve got interviews with Denv. […]

Saints | Coach says no decision on Mark Ingram’s option
2 hours ago   Footballguys
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said the team has not made a final decision on whether to pick up the fifth-year option in RB Mark Ingram’s contract and that they have more time before makin. […]

Giants | Victor Cruz fully healthy
2 hours ago   Footballguys
New York Giants WR Victor Cruz (knee) said he is 100 percent healthy and will not be limited during offseason workouts.

PFT Live: Hold out shouldn’t be an option for Suh
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – NBCSports.com
Mike Florio breaks down some of the trending topics around the NFL including, the 2014 schedule release and what primetime games to be on the look out for, Ndamukong Suh’s contract and why the Lions. […]

Bruce Arians: Tyrann Mathieu might be put on PUP list
2 hours ago   NFL.com – Patra, Kevin
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday he doesn’t believe Tyrann Mathieu will be ready for the team’s training camp. What does the defensive back think of that prediction?

Giants | Jason Pierre-Paul will not be limited
2 hours ago   Footballguys
New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder) said great and that he will not be limited during offseason workouts. Pierre-Paul has lost 15 pounds this offseason and is comfortable at his current we. […]

Broncos | Ryan Clady expects to be ready for season
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Denver Broncos OT Ryan Clady (foot) would not give a timetable for his return but said he does expect to be ready for the start of the regular season.

Giants | William Beatty to be brought along slowly
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The New York Giants are expected to bring OT William Beatty (leg) along slowly this offseason as he is still recovering from a broken leg. He said he expects to be ready for the start of the regular s. […]

Saints players not concerned with Jimmy Graham’s absence
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
To no one’s surprise, tight end Jimmy Graham has not joined his Saints teammates at the team’s offseason workouts. Graham hasn’t signed his franchise tender and would like to negotiate a long-te. […]

Bills’ Marrone had cancerous mole removed
2 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – ESPN.com news services
Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone says he has had a cancerous mole removed following a recent doctor’s visit, and adds it will not have any effect on his ability to continue coaching.

Giants | David Wilson feels good
2 hours ago   Footballguys
New York Giants RB David Wilson (neck) said he is feeling good and is just waiting for the doctors to clear him to play again. Wilson said he is not experiencing any pain in his surgically repaired ne. […]

Trent Richardson remains confident after a bad year
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Trent Richardson was nothing short of terrible after the Colts traded a first-round draft pick for him last season. But Richardson hasn’t lost his confidence. Richardson told reporters today that wh. […]

Lions | Ryan Broyles participating
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles (Achilles’) is participating in the team’s workout Wednesday, April 23. Broyles did not participate Tuesday, April 22.

Bridgewater not fretting over draft stock chatter
2 hours ago   SI.com – NFL


Dolphins | Jamar Taylor considered quitting
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Miami Dolphins CB Jamar Taylor said he considered quitting football after he dealt with injuries during the 2013 season but is ready to play this upcoming season. ‘It was to the point last year I thou. […]

Bills plan to address web blunder “internally”
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
If Donald Trump owned the Bills, he’d likely be spouting off his catch phrase today.  In the interim, someone else may be doing the same thing. A day after the team’s website prematurely posted a. […]

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Russell Wilson, wife file for divorce after two years of marriage
17 mins ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife Ashton have filed for divorce. The two were married in January 2012. The Seahawks released a statement from Wilson on the issue: “I have made. […]

Maurice Jones-Drew says his foot ‘feels phenomenal’
5 hours ago   NFL.com Blogs – Marcas Grant
In today’s Three and Out: Maurice Jones-Drew is ready to compete in Oakland; David Wilson wants to get back on the field for Big Blue.

NFL Draft Needs: A lot of questions at quarterback, not enough answers
5 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Anwar S. Richardson
Before the NFL draft on May 8-10, we’ll be looking at all the key prospects and also breaking them down by position. In our “Draft Needs” series we will also examine which teams will be in the market. […]

Buffalo Bills pay about $3 million to settle lawsuit over text messages
5 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
It stinks when you go over your alloted amount of texts in a month. Those extra messages really add onto your bill. And if you’re the Buffalo Bills, the cost of those pesky extra text messages is abou. […]

Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car at Richmond thanks to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s tweet
5 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
It began, as all great world-shaking movements do, with a single tweet. Back in March, Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR legend, decided to see about getting his buddy Robert Griffin III, quarterback of Earn. […]

Bills cheerleaders file suit against team over pay, harassment
8 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
This might come as a shock to some, but being an NFL cheerleader isn’t quite the cushy gig it might first appear. Sure, there’s the pompoms and the cheering and the adoring eyes of thousands of men. B. […]

Sports Briefing: Ex-Cheerleaders File Lawsuit Against Bills
18 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours unpaid at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to g. […]

National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Coach Accepts Plea Agreement in Inquiry Related to Rape Case
19 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A football coach whose house was the scene of an under-age drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded no contest to two charges on Tuesday.

Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone has cancerous mole on skin removed, says he’s fine
19 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone had a cancerous mole removed from his skin but said he’s fine, ABC affiliate WKBW first reported. For a short time Tuesday, the Buffalo Bills website had a story with. […]

Manning Says Ankle Will Heal for Camp
21 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BILL PENNINGTON
After having arthroscopic surgery earlier this month, Giants quarterback Eli Manning said he will be “100 percent” when training camp begins in July.

NFL To Release Schedule On Wednesday
1 day ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton discusses possible matchups in the NFL next season ahead of the schedule’s release.

Peyton Manning, schoolkid hook up for devastating TD
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
  The Seattle Seahawks defense ate Peyton Manning alive, so he’s building up his confidence with a secondary he can beat: elementary school kids. Nice work by his receiver to clear out some space wi. […]

NFL schedule to be released Wednesday night
1 day ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
The NFL schedule is going to be officially announced and released at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning plans to be 100 percent healthy when training camp begins
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Anwar S. Richardson
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning plans to be back for training camp. That could be a good or bad thing, depending on Manning’s performance this season. Manning had arthroscopic surgery on his. […]

NFL Draft Needs: Plenty of quality receivers available; no excuses, Panthers
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Anwar S. Richardson
Before the NFL draft on May 8-10, we’ll be looking at all the key prospects and also breaking them down by position. In our “Draft Needs” series we will also examine which teams will be in the market. […]

Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen said he is retiring after suffering on-field stroke
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
If you were armed with the knowledge that an NFL player suffered a stroke on the field because of a hit, you’d figure it would be apparent what happened when you saw the replay. MMQB.com reported that. […]

On 10th anniversary of Pat Tillman’s death, should we consider him for Canton?
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
It was 10 years ago that Pat Tillman, who had given up everything he had worked for in the NFL to serve for his country, was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan. Hopefully, no one has forgotten. […]

Warren Sapp calls out Jadeveon Clowney on his work ethic
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
The closer we get to the NFL Draft, the more analysis, speculation, contemplation, and outright bull we’re going to hear. Your challenge as a fan is to figure out whether the stories you’re hearing ab. […]

Terrelle Pryor traded to the Seahawks
1 day ago   NFL.com Blogs – Marcas Grant
In today’s Three and Out: Terrelle Pryor is moving north; Dwayne Bowe is trying to get into better shape for 2014.

ESPN given NFL playoff game for the first time, NBC adds divisional playoff game
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
The NFL playoffs are coming to cable television. That’s not such a huge deal now, but when ESPN got “Sunday Night Football” back in the stone ages of 1987, it was big news that the league was putting. […]

NFL Draft Under the Microscope: Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Leading up to the NFL draft on May 8-10, Shutdown Corner will examine some of the most interesting prospects in the class, breaking down their strengths and weaknesses. Ryan ShazierLinebackerOhio Stat. […]

NFL draft: Two-round mock draft projects trades up for Manziel, Bridgewater
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
We’ve taken the next step here. Although our mock drafts this past year might outnumber our visits to the gym, this will be the first time we project trades. Are they going to happen just like we s. […]

John Harbaugh didn’t get a hug from Jim after Super Bowl win, and here’s why
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh has revealed a shocking bit of news: Jim Harbaugh isn’t the most emotional fellow. John, honored this weekend with induction into Miami of Ohio’s Coaches’ Cradle,. […]

Sports Briefing: Keyshawn Johnson Arrested
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The former N.F.L. receiver Keyshawn Johnson was arrested after a report of a domestic dispute, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

As Jets Start Workouts, They Hope to Build on a Positive Ending
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BEN SHPIGEL
The Jets have not finished with a winning record or reached the postseason for three seasons running, and their quest to deliver began Monday, the first day of off-season voluntary workouts.

Oakland Raiders trade quarterback Terrelle Pryor to Seattle Seahawks
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Your browser does not support iframes. Some moves make little sense on the surface, but when they’re made by a good organization, you shrug and assume they know what they’re doing. That’s the case wit. […]

Peyton Manning wants to improve on 2013, but is that even possible?
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – There was a bit of a hulabaloo about how Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and offensive coordinator Adam Gase might have broken a NFL rule by visiting Alabama together th. […]

NFL draft: Q&A with Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Anwar S. Richardson
Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins’ path to the NFL was created by Antonio Gates, Tony Gonzalez, Jimmy Graham and Martellus Bennett. All of those athletes played college basketball before. […]

NFL Draft Under The Microscope: Missouri DE Michael Sam
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Leading up to the NFL draft on May 8-10, Shutdown Corner will examine some of the most interesting prospects in the class, breaking down their strengths and weaknesses. Michael SamDefensive end-lineb. […]

New England Patriots to take a look at Coastal Carolina duo
2 days ago   NFL.com Blogs – Gil Brandt
A total of 15 NFL teams sent representatives to Coastal Carolina’s pro day on March 27, when nine players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf. Coastal Carolina had two prospects at the NFL Scouting Com. […]