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Latest NFL Injury Reports
3 mins ago   FFToolbox
Injury statuses for all 32 teams, broken down by offense and defense.

Week 8: Who To Start Rankings Posted
33 mins ago   FFToolbox
We project the point totals for both offensive and defensive players for this week.

Week 8 Fantasy Football Podcast: Midseason Checkup with Evan Silva
37 mins ago   2 Mugs Fantasy Football – ryan
Podcast Image: Description: Editor’s Note: Ready to try daily fantasy football to win cash? After a successful debut to their “Millionaire Maker” contest in week 5, DraftKings is now offering the. […]

Bills RB Anthony Dixon is ready for his close-up
43 mins ago   FFToolbox
It took only 10 minutes of game time Sunday for the injury bug to tear down Buffalo’s running game. Now the Bills will spend the next few weeks trying to build it back up, at least until Fred Jackson. […]

Dynasty Stock Watch – Week 8
1 hour ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Michael Moore
Michael Moore analyzes the dynasty value of players including Peyton Manning and Jordan Cameron as well as IDP Demario Davis.

Ascension Report – Week 8
1 hour ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Gary Althiser
Gary Althiser continues his weekly series on fantasy football players whose production is due for an increase in Week 8.

Do Stats Lie – aDoT vs. AY/A
2 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Joe Bussell
Joe Bussell takes a look at the comparison of aDoT and AY/A to see which QBs are under and over-performing so far and why.

Week 8 Waiver Wire
4 hours ago   Fantasy Football Librarian – Fantasy Football Librarian
Please welcome another guest poster, Michael, to FFLibrarian. Enjoy his thoughts and suggestions on the waiver wire options available this week. And I’m loving all the Twitter favorites the two guest. […]

Report: Saints RB Pierre Thomas will be out for 2-3 weeks
5 hours ago   FFToolbox
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted Tuesday morning that, according to a source, Saints running back Pierre Thomas will miss the next 2-3 weeks because of the shoulder injury that forced out of Sunday’. […]

Report: Chandler Jones (hip) out one month – Chandler Jones | NE
5 hours ago   Rotoworld
The Boston Globe reports Patriots RE Chandler Jones has a hip injury that will sideline him “about” one month.

Brandon Gibson: (Hamstring) Returns to Practice Tuesday
5 hours ago   RotoWire
Brandon Gibson: Gibson (hamstring) returned to practice Tuesday, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Jimmy Wilson: (Hamstring) Out of Practice Again Tuesday
6 hours ago   RotoWire
Jimmy Wilson: Wilson (hamstring) missed practice once again Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Report: Colts WR Reggie Wayne might miss 1-2 games due to elbow injury
6 hours ago   FFToolbox
Mike Chappell of ABC 6 in Indianapolis has been told by a knowledgeable source that wide receiver Reggie Wayne could be out for a week or two because of his elbow injury. Wayne suffered the injury in. […]

Week 8 Wide Receiver Rankings 2014
6 hours ago   Fantasy Knuckleheads – Tom Lagerman
Week 8 Wide Receiver Rankings 2014 The elite receivers showed us why they’re considered the best last week. Demaryius Thomas, Jordy Nelson, and Dez Bryant all rewarded their owners with productive. […]

Bengals WR A.J. Green admits he may not be healthy for rest of the season
6 hours ago   FFToolbox
Whether Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green plays this weekend is still unknown — he specifically said Tuesday that he “hopes” to play, but “it’s still up in the air.” If he is given the green light aft. […]

Week 8: Fantasy Football Sleepers
7 hours ago   FFToolbox
The best Fantasy Football sleepers that can push your team to victory. Be careful though, your friends will want to know where you’re getting your information!. This week’s picks include Jake Locker,. […]

Anthony Dixon to feature over Bryce Brown? – Anthony Dixon | BUF
7 hours ago   Rotoworld
WGR 550 Buffalo cautions “(not to) be surprised” if Anthony Dixon leads the Bills’ running back committee this weekend.

Trindon Holliday: Officially Signs With Buccaneers
7 hours ago   RotoWire
Trindon Holliday: Holliday officially signed with the Buccaneers on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Brian Orakpo: (Pectoral) Placed on Season-Ending IR Tuesday
7 hours ago   RotoWire
Brian Orakpo: Orakpo (pectoral) was placed on the season-ending IR on Tuesday, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Akeem Ayers: Traded To Patriots
7 hours ago   RotoWire
Akeem Ayers: Ayers was traded to the Patriots on Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Week 8 Quarterback Rankings 2014
7 hours ago   Fantasy Knuckleheads – Phil Clark
Week 8 Quarterback Rankings 2014 The most noteworthy accomplishment by a QB in Week 7 belongs to Peyton Manning, who established a new NFL record for career TD passes. He was one of four signal caller. […]

9 Players You Must Consider
7 hours ago   FFToolbox
Value Plays for Week 8 – Get Them In your Lineups

Wayne: ‘Too early’ to know Week 8 status – Reggie Wayne | IND
7 hours ago   Rotoworld
Speaking in a Tuesday radio interview, Reggie Wayne (elbow) said it’s “too early” to know if he’ll suit up for Sunday’s game against the Steelers.

Ryan Mathews: (Knee) Unlikely To Play Thursday
8 hours ago   RotoWire
Ryan Mathews: Mathews (knee) remains out of practice and is not expected to play Thursday versus the Broncos, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

2014 Fantasy Football Week 8 Waiver Wire: Quarterback Pickups
8 hours ago   Bruno Boys Fantasy Football – mcaviglia@brunoboys.net
By  Ernie Estrella We are recovering from the hangover that was Week 7. Who else saw the gutsy calls and execution by the Rams? The NFC West looks a lot different than most thought it would be at th. […]

Jamey Eisenberg chat transcript (10/21)
8 hours ago   Fantasy Football : CBSSports.com Fantasy Sports
Who should you be targeting off the waiver wire this week? Our Jamey Eisenberg answered an hour’s worth of questions in his LIVE chat earlier on Tuesday. Check out the transcript.

Pats acquire OLB Akeem Ayers from the Titans – Akeem Ayers | NE
8 hours ago   Rotoworld
Patriots acquired OLB Akeem Ayers from the Titans in exchange for a sixth-round pick.

Waiver Advice: Pick Up Bryce Brown or Anthony Dixon?
8 hours ago   FantasyPros – andrew
Our Buffalo Bills Correspondent, Keith Kraska, gives us the lowdown on whether fantasy owners should target Bryce Brown or Anthony Dixon on this week’s waiver wire. Kraska breaks down the tale of t. […]

Redskins officially send Brian Orakpo to I.R. – Brian Orakpo | WAS
8 hours ago   Rotoworld
Redskins placed OLB Brian Orakpo on injured reserve with a torn right pectoral, ending his season.

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Breaking NFL & Fantasy Football News.
Lions | Golden Tate making consistent impact
60 mins ago   Footballguys
Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate is one of just two receivers to have at least five receptions in each of the first seven games of the season.

Jeremy Lane returns to practice from injured reserve for Seahawks
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Curtis Crabtree
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was designated Tuesday as having returned to practice after spending the last six weeks on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Lane nursed a groin in. […]

Sources: Rice files grievance against Ravens
1 hour ago   ESPN.com – NFL – ESPN.com news services
Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the Baltimore Ravens for terminating his contract, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.

Steelers ILB Ryan Shazier could return Sunday
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
After a four-game absence because of a sprained MCL, Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier could be set to return to the lineup Sunday vs. Indianapolis. Shazier and reserve safety Shamarko Thomas (h. […]

Colts | Dwayne Allen becoming a red zone threat
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen said he was not expecting to be as involved in the red zone as he has been this season. He has five touchdowns in seven games, and three of those scores have come on. […]

Chiefs release DE Jerel Worthy from practice squad
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
Defensive end Jerel Worthy, a 2012 second-round pick of the Packers, was released from Kansas City’s practice squad on Tuesday, according to the NFL’s transactions. A Michigan State product, Worth. […]

Cardinals | Carson Palmer close to 100%
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (shoulder) threw at team headquarters Tuesday, Oct. 21, and is ‘real close’ to 100% percent, according to head coach Bruce Arians.

Alan Branch, New England Patriots agree to one-year deal
3 hours ago   NFL.com – NFL.com
Albert Breer reported that the New England Patriots and defensive end Alan Branch have agreed to a one-year deal, according to a source apprised of the situation.

Report: Pats lose DE Jones 1 month for hip
3 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Lee Schechter
New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones will be out for one month after suffering a hip injury, according to a Boston Globe report.

Lions | Golden Tate making consistent impact
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate …

Cardinals | Troy Niklas doubtful for Week 8
3 hours ago   Footballguys
Arizona Cardinals TE Troy Niklas (ankle) is unlikely to play in Week 8, head coach Bruce Arians said Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Cardinals | Calais Campbell could return soon
3 hours ago   Footballguys
Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell (knee) could return for the team’s Week 8 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to head coach Bruce Arians.

Rice has filed grievance against Ravens
3 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
The Ray Rice litigation tree officially has sprouted another branch. Per multiple sources, Rice has filed a grievance against the Ravens challenging the team’s decision to terminate his contract on. […]

Broncos PK Brandon McManus sits out Tuesday, expected to play
3 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
The Broncos’ kicker was among four players sitting out practice on Tuesday, but he appears set to play Thursday night vs. San Diego. Rookie Brandon McManus missed a second straight workout with a ri. […]

Report: Chandler Jones out for “about a month”
4 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
Well, now we know why the Patriots traded for linebacker Akeem Ayers.  The Pats won’t have Chandler Jones for a while. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, Jones suffered a hip inj. […]

Broncos | Week 11 Return for Montee Ball?
4 hours ago   Footballguys
In a recent interview on ESPN Denver radio, Mike Klis of the Denver Post speculated that Montee Ball might be able to return by the Week 11 game against the St. Louis Rams. At this time, it seems like. […]

Dolphins DE: ‘Blessed’ to be back from ban
4 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – James Walker
Defensive end Dion Jordan says he’s blessed and thankful that the Dolphins accepted him back after his six-game suspensions

Seahawks | Paul Richardson earns targets
4 hours ago   Footballguys
Seattle Seahawks WR Paul Richardson caught four passes on five targets for 33 yards in Week 7. Richardson was targeted just once in the team’s first five games. Footballguys View: Richardson is an exc. […]

Colts | Dwayne Allen becoming a red zone threat
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen …

Cardinals | Carson Palmer close to 100%
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer …

Seahawks add a tight end via waivers
4 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
The Seahawks reportedly tried to trade receiver Percy Harvin for Broncos tight end Julius Thomas or Browns tight end Jordan Cameron.  Seattle have acquired a lesser-known tight end via waivers on Tue. […]

Early exit on Sunday night could help Broncos starters in short week
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
As the Broncos prepare to host the Chargers only four nights after hosting the 49ers, Peyton Manning and other members of the starting offense picked up some extra rest by making an early exit from th. […]

Report: Chandler Jones (hip) to miss about a month
5 hours ago   NFL.com – Hanzus, Dan
The Boston Globe reported Tuesday that Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones could miss “about a month” due to a hip injury, according to a league source. Jones didn’t practice Tuesday.

Cardinals | Troy Niklas doubtful for Week 8
5 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Arizona Cardinals TE Troy Niklas …

ProFootballTalk: Would Dallas take down Denver?
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – NBCSports.com
The PFT crew dissects Mike Florio’s latest power rankings, which has Dallas in the top spot. They also discuss what they would expect to see in a matchup between the Cowboys and the Broncos.

Cardinals | Calais Campbell could return soon
5 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell …

Patriots | Chandler Jones out a while
5 hours ago   Footballguys
New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 21 with a hip injury, according to a source. Footballguys View: Bad news for the Patriots pass rush here. They rank 10th in. […]

Giants try out 15 on Tuesday
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
As the New York Giants try improve on a record that Brandon Marshall would deem to be unacceptable, they’ve brought in a large cluster of guys for a Tryout Tuesday tire kicking. Per a league source,. […]

Report: Chandler Jones (hip) out one month – Chandler Jones | NE
5 hours ago   Rotoworld
The Boston Globe reports Patriots RE Chandler Jones has a hip injury that will sideline him “about” one month.

Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting
5 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – David Purdum
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

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N.F.L. Roundup: Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad
1 hour ago   NYT > Pro Football – By LYNN ZINSER
Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an N.F.L. team, spent seven weeks on the Cowboys’ practice squad after being released in training camp by the Rams.

Trust Team Doctors Over Concussion, Says MLS Medical Chief
3 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
FIFA’s new plans for dealing with concussions have been criticized by some in the United States for not involving an independent medical inspection, but Major League Soccer’s medical chief believes te. […]

NFL with Matt Williamson
3 hours ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, ESPN NFL Insider Matt Williamson will stop by to chat some NFL.Before joining ESPN in 2005, Williamson was bot…

National Football League Roundup
5 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
Michael Sam, who first made headlines earlier this year as the first openly gay NFL player, as of Tuesday afternoon is no longer an NFL player. The Dallas Cowboys waived the rookie defensive end from. […]

Broncos Are Still No. 1 in AP Pro32 Rankings
5 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
It’s almost unanimous: The Denver Broncos are still the top team in the NFL.

Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad
6 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL’s first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.

NFL’s Ray Rice Appeal Hearing Tentatively Set for Nov. 5-6
7 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
The hearing on Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension by the National Football League for domestic violence has tentatively been set for Nov. 5 and 6, sources close to the situation told Reute. […]

Bengals’ A.J. Green: ‘Still up in the air’ if he’ll play Week 8 vs. Ravens
7 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Kristian Dyer
The Cincinnati Bengals are in a bit of a free fall, having lost two of three games (and one tie), and there seems to be a connection with wide receiver A.J. Green having missed the past two contests.. […]

NFL’s Cowboys Release Gay Athlete Michael Sam From Practice Squad
7 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
Defensive end Michael Sam, who hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular-season National Football League game, was released on Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys.

Report: Patriots trade for Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers
8 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Kristian Dyer
The New England Patriots have needed to add some linebacker depth and hope that a former second-round pick is a good temporary solution. According to the Tennessean’s Jim Wyatt, the Tennessee Titans w. […]

Fantasy Football: Week 8 Waiver Wire Picks
8 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By NICK RADUCANU
Running backs Denard Robinson, Tre Mason and Bryce Brown are the top pickups this week.

AP Sources: Rice’s Appeal Hearing Set for Nov. 5-6
8 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A hearing on Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday.

Dallas Cowboys waive Michael Sam from team’s practice squad
9 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Kristian Dyer
The Dallas Cowboys might be one of the best feel-good stories of the NFL so far this season, but they will not be a part of one involving defensive end Michael Sam. Sam, who is aiming to be the first. […]

Greg Cosell’s Week 7 analysis: Peyton Manning is sharp on historic night
9 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Greg Cosell
One of the overlooked elements of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s game is how accurate he is. Manning rarely misses. I’m not saying he never does because that’s not true, but it’s. […]

Cutler Still a Slouch in City of Big Shoulders
10 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
There’s no truth to the rumor Jay Cutler is about to be charged with starting the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Peyton Manning, best QB ever. Deal with it, on the Shutdown Corner podcast
10 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
Welcome to the latest Shutdown Corner podcast! On today’s piping-hot episode, we have: • The return of our host Kevin Kaduk from new fatherhood-related absence • A discussion of the most disappoi. […]

Peyton Manning’s record-setting touchdown ball flew coach to the Hall
10 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Kristian Dyer
Peyton Manning’s record setting touchdown ball traveled to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Monday, not via a special security guard or in a decorative box. It went to Canton in a plastic bag, underne. […]

Analysis: Seahawks Are Laboring With Targets on Their Backs
11 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By CHASE STUART
Seattle, the N.F.L.’s defending champion, is in danger of missing the postseason after the Rams used two trick plays to win on Sunday.

NFL Creates Sportsmanship Award for Players
12 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The NFL has created a Sportsmanship Award that will be voted on by the players and presented to the winner on the eve of the Super Bowl.

Even Rams security didn’t recognize quarterback Austin Davis
12 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
The St. Louis Rams employed all manner of trickeration to fake out the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Apparently, they’re so good at this deception that they even fool their own employees. Appearing on “. […]

Can Bryce Brown Carry The Load In Buffalo?
12 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton talks about whether or not Bryce Brown can keep the Bills in the hunt while C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson are injured.

NFL Creates Sportsmanship Award
12 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton talks about the NFL’s creation of the Sportsmanship Award.

Carmen and Jurko
12 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
The guys are all over the Bulls and the NBA with Nick Friedell and Brian Windhorst, they go around the NFL with John Clayton, and Darren Rovell jumps …

Houston Texans handcuffed at QB with Ryan Fitzpatrick at helm
13 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The Houston Texans already have surpassed their 2013 win total. They’ve been a competitive 3-4 club, with three of the four losses coming by one score. They’ve done so with No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon. […]

Football Today – Week 8 Power Rankings
14 hours ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
Robert Flores and Matt Williamson recap the Steelers’ win over the Texans on MNF and delve into the Week 8 power rankings.

Troy Polamalu’s ill-timed leap could have ended up hurting Steelers
14 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Troy Polamalu has been a great player in the NFL. Few players are more synonymous with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But, Troy, we beg of you: Can the leap. As the Steelers were protecting a two-touchdown. […]

Steelers Surge Past Shocked Texans 30-23
21 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.

N.F.L. Roundup: Steelers Overcome Texans With 21 Points in 73 Seconds
22 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Pittsburgh spotted Houston a 13-0 lead only to score 24 points in a frantic final 3 minutes 8 seconds of the first half.

Steelers’ Quick Points Silence Fans, Help Them Beat Texans
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points in the second-quarter to help them beat the Houston Texans 30-23 on Monday.

Steelers Rally Past Stunned Texans 30-23
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season.