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Preseason Rankings Posted
5 hours ago   FFToolbox
Free Fantasy Football Cheat Sheets – Default rankings are based on 1 point per reception. (PPR)

2015 Fantasy Football Average Draft Position – ADP
5 hours ago   FFToolbox
An early look at fantasy football ADP. Updated daily

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman taking all the first-team reps
5 hours ago   FFToolbox
Falcons’ running back Devonta Freeman has been taking just about all the first-team reps at training camp. Rookie Tevin Coleman and home-run threat Antone Smith have been rotating with the second-team. […]

Lions RB Joique Bell is ‘coming along quickly’ but has no timetable for a return
4 hours ago   FFToolbox
Lions starting running back Joique Bell has been placed on the active/PUP list after undergoing offseason procedures on his knee and Achilles. He missed all of OTAs and minicamp and does not have a ti. […]

Raiders RB Trent Richardson the active/NFI list
3 hours ago   FFToolbox
Nightmarishly dreadful running back Trent Richardson opens up Raiders training camp on the active/NFI list. It has not been confirmed but the belief around the team is that he failed his conditioning. […]

Ravens WR Breshad Perriman sidelined with knee injury
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
Ravens first-round pick Breshad Perriman injured his knee in the first-full team practice on Thursday. He bruised his knee making a catch. He is considered day-to-day as of now. He is expected back ea. […]

49ers TE Vernon Davis feels renewed both physically and mentally
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
49ers tight end Vernon Davis had a disastrous 2014 campaign. This year he says he is in a much better place both physically and mentally. “Right now, I feel like a rookie,” Davis said. “Feel faster, m. […]

Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston officially named the starter
1 hour ago   FFToolbox
Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith officially named Jameis Winston the team’s starting quarterback today. It was assumed Winston would be the starter since the Bucs made him the first pick in this year. […]

Bills QB Matt Cassel starts with the first team to open up training camp
54 mins ago   FFToolbox
The Bills are expected to have a full-blown quarterback competition this preseason. When they opened camp, Matt Cassel started with the first team and took the majority of the first-team reps. The sec. […]

Dr. Roto’s 2015 Visionary TE Rankings
21 mins ago   FFToolbox
It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Dr. Roto finally reveals his 2015 Fantasy Football tight end rankings! (PREMIUM)

Chris Johnson Connected to Dallas?
51 mins ago   FFToolbox
Rumors have been floating all offseason that CJ2K could be on his way to the Dallas Cowboys. Will Jerry Jones take a risk on the aging veteran?

Devin Smith: Out With Broken Ribs
1 hour ago   RotoWire
Devin Smith: Smith suffered from broken ribs and will miss the majority of training camp, the team announced on Friday. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Bengals Fantasy Beat with Geoff Hobson
2 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Dan Schneier
Dan Schneier recaps the best fantasy football nuggets from Mike Clay’s interview with Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com

Eagles Fantasy Beat with Chris McPherson
2 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Dan Schneier
Dan Schneier recaps the best fantasy football nuggets from Mike Clay’s interview with Chris McPherson of PhiladelphiaEagles.com.

Titans Fantasy Beat with Paul Kuharsky
2 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Dan Schneier
Dan Schneier recaps the best fantasy football nuggets from Mike Clay’s interview with Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.

Rams Fantasy Beat with Nick Wagoner
2 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Dan Schneier
Dan Schneier recaps the best fantasy football nuggets from Mike Clay’s interview with St. Louis Rams beat writer Nick Wagoner.

Jets rookie WR Devin Smith has fractured ribs – Devin Smith | NYJ
2 hours ago   Rotoworld
Second-round WR Devin Smith suffered broken ribs in the first practice of Jets camp and may miss all of the preseason.

Cowboys RB job is ‘Joseph Randle’s to lose’ – Joseph Randle | DAL
2 hours ago   Rotoworld
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport confirms the Cowboys’ No. 1 running back job is “Joseph Randle’s to lose.”

Strength of Schedule: Best and worst matchups
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
Jack Delaney uses SCOUT Fantasy’s Strength of Schedule tool to determine which players have the best and worst matchups this Fantasy Football season.

Why is Marques Colston Undervalued?
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
High-Stakes Fantasy Football Winner Jack Delaney takes a look at New Orleans Saints veteran WR Marques Colston and why he may surprise his critics in 2015.

Evaluating the New-Look New Orleans Saints
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
Jack Delaney examines the New Orleans Saints change in philosophy, their several offseason transactions and the Fantasy implications of these changes. (PREMIUM)

PUP List: Dennis Pitta Injury Impact
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
What will the Baltimore Ravens tight end situation look like now that Dennis Pitta has been placed on the PUP list? Jack Delaney breaks it down.

Bills WR Percy Harvin wants to play corner back and HC Rex Ryan is ‘receptive’
3 hours ago   FFToolbox
Bills head coach Rex Ryan recently spoke about how he wants Percy Harvin to be a legitimate outside receiver and not just a gadget player. Harvin and WRs coach Sanjay Lal have been working tirelessly. […]

What Dirk Koetter Means for the Buccaneers
3 hours ago   Fantasy Articles & Info – TJ Hernandez
Going into 2015, 12 teams will have new coaches leading their offenses, and eight of those new coaches have a significant history calling plays in the NFL. I have already examined seven of the new pla. […]

Browns RB Isaiah Crowell takes first snap on the second day of camp
3 hours ago   FFToolbox
After watching Terrance West take the first snap at running back when camp opened up, Browns running back Isaiah Crowell saw the first rep on Day 2. This should not come as a surprise, head coach Mike. […]

Latest News

 

Breaking NFL & Fantasy Football News.
Jets rookie WR Smith (ribs) out most of camp
12 mins ago   ESPN.com – NFL
Jets rookie WR Smith (ribs) out most of camp

Odell Beckham autograph session nearly leads to injuries
14 mins ago   ProFootballTalk – Curtis Crabtree
New York Giants fans eager to seek the autograph of budding superstar receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on Friday almost led to potentially dangerous situation arising after practice. According to Tom Rock o. […]

Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania
41 mins ago   ESPN.com – NFL
Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania

Raiders | Latavius Murray ready to prove himself
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray said he understands how important it is for him to perform well in 2015. ‘I know the success I’ve had doesn’t matter,’ Murray said Friday, July 31. ‘What matters now. […]

Bills | Percy Harvin to work at CB
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Buffalo Bills WR Percy Harvin has asked head coach Rex Ryan to play cornerback, and Ryan said he is open to the idea and will let Harvin line up at cornerback from ‘time to time’ as an experiment. Foo. […]

Browns | Vince Mayle catching up
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Cleveland Browns (thumb) has taken part in two full practice sessions after being sidelined in the spring because of surgery to repair his thumb. ‘The first day wasn’t what I would have liked it to be. […]

Browns | Several sit out Friday for Cleveland
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Cleveland Browns LB Darius Eubanks (knee), CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (knee), DB Charles Gaines (hamstring), TE Randall Telfer (foot) and RB Glenn Winston (knee) did not participate in training camp Friday, J. […]

Jets’ Devin Smith hospitalized with broken ribs
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Jets rookie receiver Devin Smith suffered broken ribs today at training camp, and the injury was serious enough that he needed to be hospitalized. The Jets announced that Smith will stay at a local ho. […]

Browns | Marlon Moore could make roster
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Cleveland Browns WR Marlon Moore was activated from the Non-Football Injury list Friday, July 31, and he could make the team because of his value on special teams. Footballguys View: Moore is mostly a. […]

Jets rookie WR Devin Smith has fractured ribs – Devin Smith | NYJ
2 hours ago   Rotoworld
Second-round WR Devin Smith suffered broken ribs in the first practice of Jets camp and may miss all of the preseason.

Cowboys RB job is ‘Joseph Randle’s to lose’ – Joseph Randle | DAL
2 hours ago   Rotoworld
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport confirms the Cowboys’ No. 1 running back job is “Joseph Randle’s to lose.”

Browns | Taylor Gabriel praised by fellow WR
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Cleveland Browns WR Dwayne Bowe said WR Taylor Gabriel ‘is going to be a top receiver in the NFL,’ during training camp Friday, July 31. Footballguys View: Gabriel is really interesting to monitor. He. […]

Jets | Devin Smith suffers broken ribs
2 hours ago   Footballguys
New York Jets WR Devin Smith (ribs) will miss a majority of training camp after suffering broken ribs Friday, July 31, according to the team. He will be held at a hospital overnight for observation. F. […]

Saints' Charles suspended for conduct violation
2 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL
Saints' Charles suspended for conduct violation

Browns | Josh McCown impressive at camp
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown hit receivers in stride and dropped in two deep crossing routes over the coverage during training camp Friday, July 31, and WR Dwayne Bowe said McCown is showing ‘all t. […]

Cowboys | Tony Romo likely to sit Wednesday
3 hours ago   Footballguys
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo did not participate in practice on Wednesdays last season and likely will sit out those practices again during the regular season this year. Footballguys View: Same as it e. […]

Romo misses practice after being treated for sty
3 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL
Romo misses practice after being treated for sty

Cowboys | Joseph Randle top choice for RB job
3 hours ago   Footballguys
Dallas Cowboys RB Joseph Randle is the leading candidate for the starting running back job at this point. The team like Randle’s vision and explosiveness and expect big things from him this season. Fo. […]

Dolphins | Jay Ajayi briefly leaves practice
3 hours ago   Footballguys
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi (arm) was able to return to practice Friday, July 31, after briefly leaving because of an arm cramp. Ajayi showed good burst during drills when. […]

Arians: Palmer won’t be on pitch count in preseason
3 hours ago   NFL.com – Sessler, Marc
Coming off November’s ACL tear, Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has been full-go for training camp and will see his full share of preseason action, according to the team’s official website.

Raiders | Latavius Murray ready to prove himself
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray …

Jets coach: Richardson going down spiraling road
3 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL
Jets coach: Richardson going down spiraling road

Redskins | Robert Griffin perfect Friday
3 hours ago   Footballguys
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III did not throw an incompletion during team drills Friday, July 31. Griffin appears to be going through his progressions and throwing to secondary targets durin. […]

Bills | Percy Harvin to work at CB
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Buffalo Bills WR Percy Harvin …

Browns | Vince Mayle catching up
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Cleveland Browns WR Vince Mayle …

Browns | Several sit out Friday for Cleveland
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Cleveland Browns LB Darius Eubanks …

Browns | Marlon Moore could make roster
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Cleveland Browns WR Marlon Moore …

Broncos | Brandon Marshall making progress
4 hours ago   Footballguys
Denver Broncos LB Brandon M. Marshall (foot) said his injured foot is around 90% at this point. Marshall has shown improvement since he worked with the rookies Monday, July 27. Footballguys View: Mars. […]

Browns | Taylor Gabriel praised by fellow WR
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Cleveland Browns WR Dwayne Bowe …

Redskins | Bashaud Breeland out 6-8 weeks
4 hours ago   Footballguys
Washington Redskins CB Bashaud Breeland (knee) is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks because of a knee injury he suffered during practice Friday, July 31. Footballguys View: Damn. First h. […]

NFL Analysis

 

Straight-up NFL analysis from the leading industry experts.
N.F.L. Roundup: N.F.L. and, in Surprise, Union Ask Judge for Preseason Decision on Brady
41 mins ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
The union had been expected to ask Judge Richard Berman of United States District Court in Manhattan to delay any suspension until he could rule on its merits.

Giants Sign James Jones to Shore Up Receivers
53 mins ago   NYT > Pro Football – BILL PENNINGTON
Jones, who had a career-high 73 receptions last season for Oakland, was considering multiple free-agent offers in the N.F.L.

Concern Mixes With Trust Issues for Sheldon Richardson
2 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – BEN SHPIGEL
For the third consecutive day, the Jets were forced to discuss the questionable decision-making of one of their best players, defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson.

Jets, Bowles Surprised, Disappointed Richardson Hid Arrest
4 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson’s latest troubles until media reports started popping up early Thursday night. That’s around the same time Richardson’s parents f. […]

Patriots release damning emails from NFL on leaks of false deflate-gate data
4 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The New England Patriots played a trump card on Friday, releasing a string of emails (on their wellsreportcontext.com site) between club counsel Robyn Glaser and NFL general counsel Jeff Pash that app. […]

NFL Union Urges Quick Brady Ruling, Seeks to Void Suspension
4 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
The National Football League and its players union asked a federal judge to decide by Sept. 4 whether to uphold star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, which could reso. […]

Judge Orders Goodell, Brady Appear in Court Aug. 12, 19
4 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The federal judge handling Tom Brady’s attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in mid-August.

Peyton Manning looks just fine as Denver Broncos camp opens
5 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning dropped back, the pass rush got in his face in a hurry, but he still got the ball out. Without any time or space to set up, he still got enough on the pass to get. […]

Pay Day: Wilson Signs 4-Year Extension With Seahawks
5 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Drawn out to nearly the last moment before a deadline that was not just for show, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a compromise in contract talks.

Photos show Jason Pierre-Paul’s hand heavily wrapped, arm in sling
6 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Even if you’re in the a-guy-with-nine-fingers-can-still-play-football camp, you might want to reconsider the idea when you see the latest pictures of Jason Pierre-Paul. The New York Daily News lande. […]

Patriots Circle Wagons in Camp and Focus on Football
7 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The New England Patriots say they have more to worry about during training camp than the status of their star quarterback’s lawsuit against the NFL and the team’s image around the league.

Redskins gamble on Junior Galette with big character risk, small price tag
9 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The Washington Redskins are taking a risk in signing troubled Junior Galette, who landed a one-year deal with the team, even though the reward could be significant. Galette was cut by the New Orleans. […]

Brady won’t ask for injunction, wants case resolved by start of season
9 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
One theme of deflate-gate has been that everything has dragged on too long. The investigation took months, Roger Goodell took five weeks to rule on Tom Brady’s appeal, and now we’re almost to August. […]

Seahawks, Wilson Agree to Four-Year Contract Extension
10 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
Quarterback Russell Wilson has agreed to a lucrative four-year contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks, the National Football League team said on Friday.

No hesitation: Lovie Smith names Jameis Winston Buccaneers’ starting QB
10 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Bad news, Seth Lobato fans: Jameis Winston will be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting quarterback, per head coach Lovie Smith. “Jameis Winston will be our starting quarterback,” Buccaneers coach Lovie. […]

U.S. Court Puts National Collegiate Athletic Association Injunction on Hold
10 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
A U.S. appeals court put on hold a ruling that ordered the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow universities to offer student athletes a limited share of revenue.

Brandon Graham says Tim Tebow will not only make Eagles but play a lot
11 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Why hasn’t there been more Tim Tebow talk this offseason? We’re kidding — sort of. On the one hand, Tebow always will generate buzz, and it reached the point of exhaustion before. But on the other,. […]

Hall of Fame profile: Raiders-Bucs-Jets-Packers executive Ron Wolf
12 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 gets inducted on Aug. 8. Shutdown Corner will profile the eight new Hall of Famers, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Ron. […]

Shutdown Countdown: With Suh in place, here come the Dolphins
12 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2015 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug.. […]

Report: Russell Wilson will become NFL’s second-highest-paid QB
13 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson agreed to a contract extension that will make him the NFL’s second-highest-paid quarterback, according to MMQB’s Peter King. Russell Wilson and the. […]

Ron Rivera to skip Panthers practices this weekend to attend brother’s funeral
15 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will miss practices this weekend to attend his brother’s funeral. Mickey Rivera, 56, died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, and Coach. […]

Jets’ Sheldon Richardson, Already Suspended, Is Accused of Resisting Arrest After a Traffic Stop
24 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – BEN SHPIGEL
Richardson is also facing several traffic violations in Missouri, including driving his car at 143 miles per hour.

Report: Kam Chancellor will hold out from Seahawks camp, seeking new deal
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The biggest question about the Seattle Seahawks entering the 2015 season seems to be: How will they bounce back following the disappointment of losing the Super Bowl in haunting fashion? But that migh. […]

N.F.L. Roundup: Hamstring Sidelines Cowboys’ Darren McFadden
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Dallas hopes McFadden can help replace the N.F.L. rushing champion DeMarco Murray, who signed with Philadelphia in free agency.

Jets’ Richardson Facing Charges for Resisting Arrest
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law.

Giants Say They Have Not Seen Jason Pierre-Paul Since Accident
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – BILL PENNINGTON
Pierre-Paul, who lost his right index finger in a fireworks accident, did not report for the first day of training camp Thursday, and the team has no information on his condition.

Kubiak Hoping History Repeats Itself With Elway, Manning
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints.

Broncos still Super Bowl contenders, even if it’ll look a little different
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
ENGLEWOOD, Colo — Welcome to training camp of the contender that everyone has forgotten about. Pick up a magazine or find an early Internet preview and let me know if any picked the Denver Broncos. […]

Jets DE Sheldon Richardson busted for allegedly driving 143 mph, resisting arrest
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Sheldon Richardson is becoming a headache for the New York Jets. A talented headache, but a headache nonetheless.  Richardson was suspended for the first four games of this season for violating the l. […]

John Mara Says Giants Have Not Been Allowed to Examine JPP
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The New York Giants have no firsthand knowledge about the extent of the hand injuries Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident in Florida.