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Colts | Andrew Luck still not throwing (Wed Jun 28, 12:04 PM)     [jump to this story]

Eagles | LeGarrette Blount has weight clause (Wed Jun 28, 10:21 AM)     [jump to this story]

Panthers | Cam Newton changing his diet and approach (Tue Jun 27, 12:59 PM)     [jump to this story]

  Titans | Eric Weems likely will make team    Sat Jun 24, 04:09 PM

Tennessee Titans WR Eric Weems likely will make the 53-man roster because of his ability to be a kick and punt returner.

Footballguys view: Weems played only 16 snaps for the Falcons in 2016 and didn't get a single target on offense. He's a return man only but should be able to find a place in the now crowded Titans WR corps.

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  Giants | Odell Beckham deal not top priority    Sat Jun 24, 02:53 PM

New York Giants team president John Mara said WR Odell Beckham Jr. could receive a contract extension in the near future but it is not a top priority for the Giants at this time.

Footballguys view: With Beckham's fifth-year option exercised, the Giants control his rights for the next two years. It's better to get something done sooner rather than later as Beckham is one of the most productive players at his position. He'll get big money and could set the market for wide receivers. Mara said there is no timetable for Beckham's extension.

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  Redskins | Brian Quick on bubble    Sat Jun 24, 02:52 PM

Washington Redskins WR Brian Quick struggled was disappointing during offseason workouts and will need a strong training camp to make the final roster, in the opinion of CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler.

Footballguys view: Quick signed a one-year, $855,000 deal in March, receiving a mere $80,000 signing bonus but he's not guaranteed a roster spot. Washington has a new-look WR corps with Terrelle Pryor, Josh Doctson and Jamison Crowder as their top three at the position. Even if Quick does make the team, he's unlikely to make a fantasy impact.

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  Redskins | Terrelle Pryor reaching out to NFL greats    Sat Jun 24, 01:08 PM

Washington Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor is working out 'at various points in the summer' with Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown and seeks out the counsel of former NFL receiver Randy Moss on a regular basis, according to ESPN's John Keim.

Footballguys view: Pryor had a breakout season last year with the Browns, finishing with 77 catches, 1,007 yards plus four touchdowns which helped him rank as the 20th fantasy WR in 2016. In his first season with Washington, fantasy owners should project Pryor with around 70 catches. He's going off the board at WR18 (3.12) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Steelers | Daniel McCullers slimming down    Sat Jun 24, 10:35 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Daniel McCullers has lost eight pounds this offseason and intends to drop 10 more pounds before reporting to training camp. He was listed at 352 pounds last season.

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  Steelers | L.T. Walton practices with starters    Sat Jun 24, 10:24 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers DE L.T. Walton received first-team reps at defensive tackle during organized team activities and minicamp, due to an undisclosed injury to DT Javon Hargrave.

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  Cowboys | Lucky Whitehead's spot in danger?    Fri Jun 23, 11:43 PM

Dallas Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead could lose his roster spot if WR Ryan Switzer shows he is capable of being the primary return man, according to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News.

Footballguys view: Switzer is a quick-twitch wide receiver who can get open on underneath routes. His fast foot frequency allows him to change direction without losing much speed within his route. Switzer has a small catch radius, but if the pass is on point he can make a play after the catch. He's also a good return man. Whitehead will have his work cut out for him if he wants to make the 53-man roster.

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  Titans | Khalfani Muhammad looking to contribute    Fri Jun 23, 11:30 PM

Tennessee Titans RB Khalfani Muhammad said he feels he brings a different element to the offense than the other backs on the roster, and he is looking forward to contributing on special teams with 'electrifying' plays.

Footballguys view: A seventh-round pick out of Cal this year, Muhammad is tough for a scatback of 170 pounds. He's tough and explosive, but Muhammad never had a return touchdown in college. Muhammad is no lock for the 53-man roster.

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  Texans | Houston wants more from Ryan Griffin     Fri Jun 23, 11:18 PM

Houston Texans TE Ryan Griffin needs to be more effective in red zone this season, according to the coaching staff.

Footballguys view: Griffin had six red-zone targets in 2016, catching four passes for 24 yards and two touchdowns near pay dirt. His stat line overall (50 catches, 442 yards, two TDs) helped him finish as the no27 fantasy tight end in 2016. The Texans have a plethora of pass-catching talent that will likely take targets away from Griffin in 2017.

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  Bengals | C.J. Uzomah still adjusting    Fri Jun 23, 11:10 PM

Cincinnati Bengals TE C.J. Uzomah said he is still adjusting to an NFL system after playing in a spread offense in college. 'I have some things to work on, blocking assignments and being fundamentally sound in everything that I do,' Uzomah said.

Footballguys view: Entering year three of his pro career, Uzomah should be plenty adjusted to his NFL offense. A fifth-round pick out of Auburn in 2015, Uzomah lacks aggression for his position and basically plays like a supersized (6'5" 265 pounds) wide receiver. He'll compete as a backup behind Tyler Eifert in 2017.

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  Steelers | Xavier Grimble a potential starter?    Fri Jun 23, 09:57 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Xavier Grimble could push TE Jesse James for the starting job if he can become consistent catching the football, according to Bob Labriola of

Footballguys view: Grimble is considered a darkhorse candidate to be the starter for the Steelers. He'll have to beat out Jesse James for that top spot, but there's not a lot of fantasy value here. The Steelers will fill the air with footballs in the passing game, but a majority of targets are bound for guys like WR Antonio Brown, WR Martavis Bryant and RB Le'Veon Bell.

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  Texans | Wendall Williams could carve out a role    Fri Jun 23, 09:37 PM

Houston Texans WR Wendall Williams might be the fastest player on the team, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, and McClain believes Williams could break camp as the fourth or fifth receiver if he can improve his route running.

Footballguys view: We see Williams as the fifth WR on the depth chart for the Texans behind DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller, Braxton Miller and Jaelen Strong. Undrafted out of the University of the Cumberlands in 2016, Williams is used to a heavy target load and uses his speed to blaze by defenders deep. In super deep dynasty leagues, we'll be monitoring his progress.

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  Seahawks | C.J. Prosise to be worked into offense?    Fri Jun 23, 09:31 PM

Seattle Seahawks RB C.J. Prosise will be used mainly as the third-down back, according to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, but Condotta believes Prosise will also be worked into the offense to exploit specific matchups.

Footballguys view: The Seahawks are likely to have some sort of three-headed RBBC in 2017. Earlier reports have suggested they will ride the 'hot hand' of either Eddie Lacy or Thomas Rawls as runners. Prosise is dangerous with the rock, and he should be mixed in as a pass-catching or change-of-pace threat. He's going off the board at RB38 (8.08) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Saints | Alvin Kamara working as receiver    Fri Jun 23, 09:17 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara spent time working with the receivers during OTAs.

Footballguys view: Kamara is a running back, but he is certainly dangerous with the ball in open space. The Saints should use him as a receiving/change-of-pace back behind Mark Ingram and Adrian Peterson. Despite their collection of talent in 2017, Kamara should be able to flash enough to get fantasy owners excited about his future as a potential feature back for this team.

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  Steelers | Knile Davis working on special teams    Fri Jun 23, 06:41 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Knile Davis worked on most of the special teams units during offseason workouts and was told he will compete for the kick returner job. He also received a solid amount of snaps at running back during the workouts since RB Le'Veon Bell was not present and RB James Conner (hamstring) was dealing with an injury.

Footballguys view: Davis is competing to be the third running back in Pittsburgh. He will need to stand out on special teams if he wants to get a spot on the roster.

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  Jets | Frankie Hammond may be top punt returner    Fri Jun 23, 06:28 PM

New York Jets WR Frankie Hammond Jr. appears to be the leading candidate for the punt returner job at this point, but RB Elijah McGuire could win the job if he performs well during training camp.

Footballguys view: We like the upside of McGuire in this situation. This is a battle that will play itself out in training camp.

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  Bills | Micah Hyde to start in 2017    Fri Jun 23, 06:27 PM

Buffalo Bills FS Micah Hyde will be one of the starting safeties this season and is also a candidate to be the primary punt returner.

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  Saints | Terron Armstead undergoes surgery    Fri Jun 23, 04:43 PM

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (shoulder) underwent surgery Monday, June 19, to repair the torn labrum in his shoulder and is expected to do most of his rehab in New Orleans, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Saints have a few different options while Amsterdam is out. We think rookie first-round pick Ryan Ramczyk could win the starting left tackle job.

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  Ravens | BAL unlikely looking at Anquan Boldin    Fri Jun 23, 04:23 PM

Free-agent WR Anquan Boldin (Lions) probably is not an option for the Baltimore Ravens at this point because the team is content with the receivers they have on the roster, in the opinion of the Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec.

Footballguys view: It's fun to think about Boldin playing in Baltimore again but the reality is he's unlikely to go there. Many reports indicate that Boldin wants to play for a contender and perhaps play near his home in Florida.

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  Vikings | Antone Exum missed some workouts    Fri Jun 23, 04:21 PM

Minnesota Vikings S Antone Exum (leg) missed most of the offseason workouts because of a leg injury.

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  Vikings | Two Vikings CBs options for nickel back job    Fri Jun 23, 04:17 PM

Minnesota Vikings CBs Terence Newman and Mackensie Alexander are expected to compete for the nickel back job during training camp.

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  Vikings | Sharrif Floyd expected to be on PUP list    Fri Jun 23, 04:05 PM

Minnesota Vikings DT Sharrif Floyd (knee, quadriceps) is expected to start the 2017 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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  Saints | Ryan Ramczyk contract update    Fri Jun 23, 04:05 PM

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints OT Ryan Ramczyk's four-year contract is worth $8.891 million. The deal includes a $4.606 million signing bonus.

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  Browns | Seth DeValve poised to break out?    Fri Jun 23, 03:35 PM

Cleveland Browns TE Seth DeValve may be the team's most improved player after becoming noticeably bigger, faster and stronger this offseason, according to the Akron Beacon Journal's Nate Ulrich.

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  Broncos | Chad Kelly not a roster lock?    Fri Jun 23, 02:41 PM

Denver Broncos seventh-round QB Chad Kelly is not guaranteed a spot on the 53-man roster, according to the Denver Post's Cameron Wolfe, who believes Kelly may be placed on the Reserved/Injured list in 2017 in order to let him completely recover from wrist and knee surgeries.

Footballguys view: Kelly is not in the mix for the Broncos this year. Trevor siemian and Paxton Lynch will compete for the starting job in training camp. If Kelly is healthy next year he could potentially be in the competition for the starting job.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson coming along nicely    Fri Jun 23, 01:57 PM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson has impressed head coach Bill O'Brien with his poise, intelligence and athleticism in a recent interview with the Houston Chronicle.

Footballguys view: We think Watson wins this job over Tom Savage. With his rushing ability and the great receiving weapons around him, Watson should be a Qb2 with upside for fantasy owners.

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  Redskins | Jamison Crowder 'can play anywhere'    Fri Jun 23, 12:12 PM

Washington Redskins WR Jamison Crowder received a ton of praise from head coach Jay Gruden in a recent interview with the Washington Post.

Footballguys view: The one constant at the WR position for Washington this year is Crowder. With DeSean Jackson (Buccaneers) and Pierre Garcon (49ers) gone in free agency, Washington will have a different look when it comes to their pass catchers. Terrelle Pryor could be the primary target for QB Kirk Cousins and of course TE Jordan Reed will have a significant role. Crowder is there to catch 70 or more catches this year, and there's a chance he could get 90-ish receptions in 2017 depending on how things shake out around him.

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  Jets | Matt Forte to be workhorse?    Fri Jun 23, 10:38 AM

New York Jets RB Matt Forte will be the offensive workhorse this season, in the opinion of NJ Advance Media's Connor Hughes.

Footballguys view: This is a conflicting report as to what most expected with the rebuilding Jets in 2017. Bilal Powell was thought to be the primary back with Forte playing the complementary role. Forte has a current ADP of RB43 (9.08) while Powell is at RB27 (6.03) in 12-team PPR leagues. Watch this battle closely in training camp to see how it unfolds.

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  Jets | Elijah McGuire will have a role    Fri Jun 23, 10:38 AM

New York Jets RB Elijah McGuire will have a role with the team this season, according to running backs coach Stump Mitchell. 'I like everything (about him),' Mitchell said. 'He's got great hands. As a third-down back or simply a back, he can catch the ball extremely well. He has good vision, and a good ability to make cuts. I like him. He's a student of the game and good in the classroom.'

Footballguys view: McGuire can be a standout player in a certain role. At 5'10" 214 pounds, McGuire has a good size/speed combination. He's not a forceful runner between the tackles but can be especially dangerous in space. McGuire can be lined up in the slot or catch passes easily as a relief-valve receiver out of the backfield.

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  Bengals | Andre Smith moving to guard    Fri Jun 23, 10:13 AM

Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith is moving from right tackle to offensive guard this season.

Footballguys view: The Bengals have a new-look offensive line after losing OT Andrew Whitworth (Rams) and OG Kevin Zeitler (Browns) in free agency. Smith is playing inside at guard and the Bengals will have Cedric Ogbuehi and Jake Fisher outside at tackle. A top-10 pick in 2009, Smith is not the player he used to be but gives the Bengals valuable insurance at the tackle position.

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  Patriots | David Harris likely to make team    Fri Jun 23, 10:12 AM

New England Patriots LB David Harris is a near lock to make the 53-man roster.

Footballguys view: With $1.25 million in guaranteed money, Harris is a near lock for the final roster. Not a shock given his veteran experience and ability to still be a two-down run-stuffer. Harris should play on early downs, leaving LB Shea McLellin for sub-package situations.

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  Patriots | Shea McClellin likely in passing-down role    Fri Jun 23, 10:11 AM

New England Patriots LB Shea McClellin is likely to be used in a 'passing-game' role to utilize his coverage skills.

Footballguys view: That's why the team added David Harris after the Jets released him. Harris is not a player you want in on passing downs, but he's a better run-defender than McClellin. The combination should work out nicely for the Patriots.

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  Texans | Braxton Miller making strides    Fri Jun 23, 12:43 AM

Houston Texans WR Braxton Miller was praised for his progress in OTAs by assistant coach Wes Welker.

Footballguys view: Miller was a converted quarterback from Ohio State who barely started learning the wide receiver position in college. He's a phenomenal athlete and could be a fine slot receiver for the Texans. Their passing game is a bit of a question mark with rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson as the likely starter. That limits Miller's fantasy impact (especially behind DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller), and we'd project the second-year pro for around 25 catches in 2017.

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  Lions | Eric Ebron expecting big things    Fri Jun 23, 12:09 AM

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron said he believes the addition of TE Darren Fells will allow him to play to his strengths. 'I think it's going to play a significant role for me to allow me to do the things that I'm best at,' Ebron said.

Footballguys view: Ebron will be the primary receiving threat for the Lions at the tight end position. Fuller is a blocker and won't contribute much as a receiver. In the fourth round of the 2017 NFL draft, the Lions selected another big-bodied tight end in Mike Roberts. In college at Toledo he was a noted touchdown hog, but rookie tight ends usually struggle their first season or two. Ebron should get over 100 targets this year and has the upside to be a top-10 fantasy tight end in 2017. He's going off the board at TE14 (12.08) right now in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Steelers | Sammie Coates healing up    Thu Jun 22, 11:54 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates (groin) said he has spent the last month making sure his 'body is back to normal' following offseason groin surgery.

Footballguys view: Coates is going to compete with rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster for the no3 wide receiver position in Pittsburgh behind Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant. We like the rookie (Smith-Schuster) more in this battle. Coates is fast and can get downfield in the blink of an eye, but he's had problems with drops since he started catching (or dropping) footballs and he's been banged up. Dynasty owners should be able to score him on the cheap if you believe he'll ever play up to his potential.

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  Eagles | Nelson Agholor making an impact    Thu Jun 22, 11:38 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor has been a star during spring practices, according to receivers coach Mike Groh. 'He had a really productive spring,' Groh said. 'He attacked the spring. He's shown up and made an impact at virtually every practice. Really excited about where he's at right now.'

Footballguys view: With Jordan Matthews (knee) banged up in minicamp it was Agholor starting in the slot for the Eagles. There has been a steady drumbeat about Agholor looking better this offseason, and those reports have certainly got our attention from a dynasty standpoint.

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  49ers | Cole Hikutini eyeing roster spot and more    Thu Jun 22, 10:46 PM

San Francisco 49ers TE Cole Hikutini has a legitimate chance to make the 53-man roster, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, and Barrows believes Hikutini could climb up the depth chart if his knee is fully healthy.

Footballguys view: Undrafted out of Louisville in 2017, Hikutini was a safety-valve receiver for star quarterback Lamar Jackson in college. Hikutini is a move tight end with the 'my ball' mentality and athleticism that makes him stand out. He's not a blocker, so his role will have to be limited to certain situations. Pick him up in super deep dynasty leagues and watch him develop.

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  49ers | Logan Paulsen, Garrett Celek competing?    Thu Jun 22, 10:41 PM

San Francisco 49ers TE Logan Paulsen and TE Garrett Celek could be competing with each for a roster spot, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.

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  Cowboys | Ezekiel Elliott to catch more passes?    Thu Jun 22, 10:36 PM

Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will 'absolutely' be used more in the passing game this season, according to running backs coach Gary Brown.

Footballguys view: This report is music to the ears of Elliott's fantasy owners. Elliott was second in rushing/receiving yards last year with 1,994 yards -- but most of it was done on the ground (1,631 yards). Going over 2,000 combined yards seems like a given, and getting used more as a receiver could make him the top fantasy player to own in 2017. His 11.34 yards per catch ranked 2nd in the NFL last year (1st was Spencer Ware, 13.55) for running backs.

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  Titans | Tajae Sharpe the odd man out?    Thu Jun 22, 09:21 PM

Tennessee Titans WR Tajae Sharpe (foot) is going to have a 'hard time' being in shape for the start of training camp because of his foot injury, according to head coach Mike Mularkey, but Mularkey said Sharpe will have a chance to compete for a role in the offense.

Footballguys view: Things change pretty quickly around here. Sharpe started last year as a rookie and hauled in 41 passes for the Titans. This year, Sharpe has a tenuous hold on his roster spot. He's not going to be a fantasy factor behind Corey Davis, Rishard Matthews, Eric Decker and Taywan Taylor.

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  Steelers | Xavier Grimble could 'make a run' at starting job    Thu Jun 22, 08:04 PM

Bob Labriola, of, believes Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Xavier Grimble could 'make a run' at the starting job in training camp this year. While Grimble has flashed the ability to be special, Labriola cautions that the young tight end must get more consistent if he's going to beat out Jesse James for the top spot on the depth chart.

Footballguys view: With all the weapons in Pittsburgh, we don't expect big production from the tight end position. Both players have intriguing upside but unless looking to take a flier on someone, this isn't a team we'd go to for a fantasy tight end.

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  Ravens | More 3-WR sets for Baltimore in 2017?    Thu Jun 22, 07:56 PM

Jeff Zrebeic, from the Baltimore Sun, believes the Baltimore Ravens are going to use more three-wide receiver sets in 2017. They used such formations on 58 percent of the offensive snaps in 2016, a mark that should increase this season. Joe Flacco ranked 11th in the NFL with 429 passing attempts with three or more wide receivers on the field last year. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning led the league with 580 passing attempts in such personnel packages.

Footballguys view: This would be good news for Flacco's numbers, but could water down the production for the receivers. Mind you, this rhetoric could just be stemming from the fact that the Ravens don't really know how their receivers will shake out. Jeremy Maclin and Mike Wallace could both do really well, and Breshad Perriman has intriguing speed on the outside if healthy. We need to watch this very closely throughout the summer and preseason. We think Wallace and Maclin have a lot of value but Perriman could be good enough to throw all three receivers into inconsistent chaos.

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  Colts | Chester Rogers challenging for serious playing time    Thu Jun 22, 07:53 PM

Kevin Bowen, of, reports Indianapolis Colts WR Chester Rogers is challenging for serious playing time in 2017. According to the report, Rogers has a 'real shot' at winning the no3 job at wide receiver behind T.Y. Hilton and Donte Moncrief.

Footballguys view: It's definitely way too early to start talking about this, and third wide receiver isn't particularly a lucrative and high-producing fantasy option. The Colts have TE Jack Doyle as the likely third option in the passing game, limiting the value of Rogers, Kamar Aiken or Philip Dorsett. We'll watch this, but we're not terribly excited. Yet.

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  Seahawks | Equal share of carries between Eddie Lacy and Thomas Rawls?    Thu Jun 22, 07:49 PM

Bob Condotta, from the Seattle Times, speculates that the Seattle Seahawks could give Eddie Lacy and Thomas Rawls a fairly equal share of the basedown carries in 2017. Health and productivity (plus he brings up the dreaded 'hot hand' approach) should be the primary factors in how carries are split between the two.

Footballguys view: If Lacy is healthy and not overweight, we think he'll get the bulk of the carries. However, Rawls is a player who could see some snaps if Lacy falters. There is absolutely cause for concern with these players. And let's not forget C.J. Prosise could take a lot of third-down snaps.

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  Steelers | Sammie Coates 'getting there' with health    Thu Jun 22, 07:44 PM

Jeremy Fowler, of, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates has feverishly worked to get his body back in shape for training camp after offseason groin surgery. "I'm getting there. It's a process," Coates said. "That's what this process is for, to get your body back so you can compete during camp."

Footballguys view: With Martavis Bryant and JuJu Smith-Schuster fighting for targets behind Antonio Brown, it seems like Coates is going to have a hard time finding passes thrown his way.

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  Chiefs | John Dorsey no longer general manager     Thu Jun 22, 04:30 PM

Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey was relieved of his duties Thursday, June 22.

Footballguys view: This is a bit shocking. Given that it seemed like the Chiefs were making very specific moves (dumping WR Jeremy Maclin, moving up to draft QB Patrick Mahomes), it made sense to think the front office was stable. Clearly something was going on, and perhaps Andy Reid was the one in the driver's seat. It will be interesting to see who the new general manager is.

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  Saints | Ryan Ramczyk signs contract    Thu Jun 22, 04:23 PM

New Orleans Saints OT Ryan Ramczyk signed his four-year rookie deal Thursday, June 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: The rookie from Wisconsin had a roundabout path to the NFL which included four stops in college. He's athletic and technically sound, and the potential for him to be a quality starter is there. Ramczyk is still recovering from hip surgery but he's a candidate to replace Terron Armstead (labrum) as the starting left tackle. Armstead has a 4-6 month recovery timetable.

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  Rams | Tyrunn Walker released    Thu Jun 22, 04:14 PM

Los Angeles Rams DT Tyrunn Walker was released Thursday, June 22.

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  Chiefs | Andy Reid signs extension    Thu Jun 22, 03:43 PM

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid signed a contract extension Thursday, June 22. Details of the extension were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: The Chiefs have been to the playoffs in three of the four years Reid has been their coach. He sports a 43-21 record overall in four seasons. With rookie QB Patrick Mahomes set to take over for Alex Smith in the future (near future?), we should see the Chiefs have a more exciting and downfield passing attack with Reid calling the shots.

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  Cardinals | Haason Reddick should start right away    Thu Jun 22, 03:31 PM

Arizona Cardinals rookie LB Haason Reddick is expected to start immediately over injured LB Deone Bucannon (ankle), according to Darren Urban of

Footballguys view: Reddick can start right away and he can make an instant impact. In college at Temple, Reddick constantly made plays on the other side of the line of scrimmage. He's a bit undersized at 6'1" 237 pounds but he has great athleticism, burst and a knack for pressuring the quarterback.

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