Fantasy Football News & Views
Jaguars | Allen Hurns released (Tue Mar 20, 10:32 AM) [jump to this story]
NFL | Saquon Barkley to do RB drills at Pro Day (Tue Mar 20, 08:30 AM) [jump to this story]
Falcons | Matt Ryan to ink extension this week? (Tue Mar 20, 02:40 AM) [jump to this story]
Eagles | Carson Wentz throwing at team facility (Tue Mar 20, 12:58 AM) [jump to this story]
Titans | Ndamukong Suh visiting Tennessee Sunday Sun Mar 18, 08:21 AM
Confirming a previous report, free-agent DT Ndamukong Suh (Dolphins) will visit the Tennessee Titans Sunday, March 18.Link to story
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Seahawks | Akeem King re-signed Sun Mar 18, 08:17 AM
The Seattle Seahawks re-signed DB Akeem King Friday, March 16.Link to story
Bears | Allen Robinson financial details Sun Mar 18, 08:12 AM
Updating previous reports, Chicago Bears WR Allen Robinson's three-year contract is worth $42 million, with $18 million fully guaranteed by next week.
|Footballguys view: The Bears needed help at the WR position and that's why they were aggressive in going after Robinson on the open market. He is scheduled to earn a base salary of $9.9 million for the 2019 season, with $7.2 million of it converting to a full guarantee by next March.|
Allen Robinson player page
Broncos | Billy Turner back in Denver Sat Mar 17, 10:42 PM
Free-agent OT Billy Turner (Broncos) has agreed to a one-year deal to re-sign with the Denver Broncos Saturday, March 17, according to a source.Link to story
NFL | Ray-Ray McCloud works as DB Sat Mar 17, 10:14 PM
Clemson WR Ray-Ray McCloud did some work as a defensive back for scouts during his pro day Thursday, March 15.
|Footballguys view: McCloud's game can best be described as clutch. He lacks outstanding measurables (5'9" 190 pounds) but McCloud can be a playmaker in multiple ways. McCloud racked up yards for Clemson as a receiver, runner and return man...but he also played defensive back in college. He's seen as a versatile late-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft or priority college free agent.|
NFL | Deon Cain working with C.J. Spiller Sat Mar 17, 10:03 PM
Kansas City Chiefs RB C.J. Spiller said he has been working out with Clemson WR Deon Cain.
|Footballguys view: A dual-threat quarterback in high school, Cain broke Sammy Watkins record for consecutive games with a touchdown as a freshman by scoring in five straight contests. His size/speed combination at 6'2" 202 pounds is one of the best in this class, and Cain has a nose for the end zone. Cain needs to clean up his concentration and break the habit of needlessly jumping when he makes easy catches (and other things) to play up to his potential as a pro. He's likely to be a third-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft.|
NFL | Kolton Miller draws lofty comparison Sat Mar 17, 09:55 PM
UCLA OT Kolton Miller shows a lot of similarities to New York Giants OT Nate Solder, according to Mike Mayock of NFL.com.Link to story
NFL | Mason Rudolph impresses Sat Mar 17, 09:49 PM
Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph was 'on time' and 'on target' with his throws during his pro day workout Thursday, March 15, according to Bucky Brooks of NFL.com, and Brooks compared Rudolph to Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles.
|Footballguys view: It's a pro day performance, so we're going to take this information with a large block of salt. Rudolph put up outstanding numbers in college at Oklahoma State, but it was in a conference (Big 12) that is not known for playing defense or producing quality NFL starters at QB. He also was one of the least blitzed QBs in all of the FBS in 2017. Rudolph has the size, arm and accuracy to draw late first-round consideration in the 2018 NFL draft.|
NFL | James Washington improves numbers Sat Mar 17, 09:37 PM
Oklahoma State WR James Washington improved his vertical leap from 34.5 inches at the NFL Scouting Combine to 39 inches at his pro day Thursday, March 15.
|Footballguys view: Washington reminds us of former NFL WR Chris Chambers. Like Chambers, Washington isn't the tallest target (5'11") but he plays larger than his size. His wingspan and 'my ball' mentality allow him to play above the rim and pluck high passes over defenders with regularity. We see him as a quality second-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft.|
NFL | Durability an issue for Josh Rosen? Sat Mar 17, 09:30 PM
UCLA QB Josh Rosen is the 'most natural thrower' in the 2018 NFL Draft, according to Mike Mayock of NFL.com, but Mayock believes Rosen could have trouble staying healthy. 'Clear feet. Clear vision. He's beautiful,' Mayock said. 'His issue is going to be, in my opinion, durability and the ability to survive in the NFL pocket.'
|Footballguys view: Rosen's durability and perceived attitude are his biggest issues entering the pros. He's missed action each of the last two years due to soft tissue injuries. Rosen is arguably the best pure passer in this draft and we like comparing his upside/game to Matt Ryan (Falcons). He should be a top-10 pick in the 2018 NFL draft.|
NFL | Chandon Sullivan steps up his 40 time Sat Mar 17, 08:57 PM
Georgia State CB Chandon Sullivan (hamstring) improved on his 40-yard dash time at his Pro Day on Saturday, March 17. He improved his 40-yard dash time from 4.60 to a range of 4.48 to 4.51 seconds at his pro day. He is still battling some tightness in his hamstring. He also timed 7.00 seconds in the three-cone drill, registered 40 inches in the vertical leap, a half-inch shorter than Indianapolis. He also had 11-foot-2 in the broad jump, tying his combine mark.Link to story
Browns | Jabrill Peppers to transition to SS Sat Mar 17, 08:49 PM
Cleveland Browns FS Jabrill Peppers will transition to strong safety after the team acquired FS Damarious Randall to work as free safety.
|Footballguys view: Peppers was one of the most versatile players in last year's draft. He can play all over the field on both sides of the ball...even on special teams. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has said he used Peppers at free safety out of necessity because there wasn't a better option on the roster, but now the team feels that issue is resolved.|
Jabrill Peppers player page
Browns | Josh Gordon fine with new teammate Sat Mar 17, 08:49 PM
Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon cleared the air with new FS Damarious Randall on Wednesday, March 14. Gordon took exception on Twitter last season after Randall bragged to the media about holding Gordon to one catch, and then the defender fired back later alluding to Gordon's battle with alcohol and drug addiction. 'We just had a great, great dinner,' Randall said of the meeting. 'We're looking forward to being great teammates and just winning a lot of games.'Link to story
Josh Gordon player page
Browns | Damarious Randall happy in new home Sat Mar 17, 08:48 PM
Cleveland Browns FS Damarious Randall will get a shot at playing free safety, his preferred position, after being used as a cornerback with the Green Bay Packers over the past three seasons. 'That's where I want to play since I came into the league, and I'm just really looking forward to it,' Randall said Saturday, March 17.Link to story
Damarious Randall player page
Jets | Kevin Pierre-Louis to wear green Sat Mar 17, 07:53 PM
The New York Jets are finalizing a two-year deal with free-agent LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (Chiefs), and he is expected to sign Sunday, March 18, a source said.Link to story
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Redskins | 'Skins to host Johnathan Hankins Sat Mar 17, 07:29 PM
The Washington Redskins will host free-agent DT Johnathan Hankins (Colts) for a visit on Sunday, March 18.
|Footballguys view: That didn't take long. Hankins was a bad fit for the Colts new Cover 2 defense, but plenty of teams will take a look at him as an interior run stuffer.|
Johnathan Hankins player page
Raiders | Oakland to check out Ryan Grant Sat Mar 17, 07:29 PM
Free-agent WR Ryan Grant (Redskins) will visit with the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, March 18.
|Footballguys view: Grant failed a physical with the Ravens after agreeing to a deal...mysteriously after Michael Crabtree was released. He's gotten a bit of interest on the open market and may not have the same problem 'passing a physical' elsewhere.|
Ryan Grant player page
Redskins | Orlando Scandrick to visit D.C. Sat Mar 17, 07:07 PM
Free-agent CB Orlando Scandrick (Cowboys) is scheduled to visit with the Washington Redskins on Sunday, March 18, a source said.Link to story
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Seahawks | Maurice Alexander lands in Seattle Sat Mar 17, 06:34 PM
Free-agent SS Maurice Alexander (Rams) signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, March 17. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.Link to story
Dolphins | DeMarco Murray to visit Miami Sat Mar 17, 06:26 PM
Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Titans) will visit with the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, March 18.
|Footballguys view: The Dolphins have interest in adding a power element to their backfield. Kenyon Drake is their lead back but he's not a banger between the tackles. That could be Murray's role if the Dolphins sign him.|
DeMarco Murray player page
Ravens | Michael Campanaro could return Sat Mar 17, 06:23 PM
A return by free-agent WR Michael Campanaro (Ravens) has not been ruled out by Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome. The GM said the door hasn't been closed on Campanaro, and the team has had conversations with him.Link to story
Mike Campanaro player page
Ravens | Baltimore still talking to Mike Wallace Sat Mar 17, 06:22 PM
Free-agent WR Mike Wallace (Ravens) could still return to the Baltimore Ravens, as general manager Ozzie Newsome said he hasn't closed to door on re-signing the veteran. The club has had conversations with Wallace.Link to story
Mike Wallace player page
49ers | Matt Breida could still have big role Sat Mar 17, 06:21 PM
San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida is still expected to have a meaningful role even after the team signed RB Jerick McKinnon to be their lead back.
|Footballguys view: Head coach Kyle Shanahan said Saturday, March 17, that he envisions the combination of McKinnon and Breida to be similar to Atlanta Falcons RBs Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman, a group that combined for 1,600 rushing yards and 85 receptions in 2016.|
Raiders | Marshawn Lynch to receive bonus Sat Mar 17, 05:07 PM
Oakland Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch will receive his $1 million bonus Sunday, March 18, and will remain with the team, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: Will they or won't they cut Lynch? That was the question for the veteran back and WR Michael Crabtree when Jon Gruden was hired as the head coach. The team parted ways with Crabtree to make room for Jordy Nelson, but recent reports indicate they'll stick with Lynch in 2018. Stay tuned.|
Marshawn Lynch player page
Buccaneers | Vinny Curry joining Bucs Sat Mar 17, 05:00 PM
Free-agent DE Vinny Curry (Eagles) agreed to terms on a three-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Saturday, March 17, worth as much as $27 million, according to a source.Link to story
Vinny Curry player page
Steelers | Matthew Slater meeting with Steelers Sat Mar 17, 04:46 PM
Free-agent WR Matthew Slater (Patriots) is meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, March 17, according to a source.Link to story
Matt Slater player page
Buccaneers | Robert Ayers released Sat Mar 17, 04:44 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Robert Ayers was released Saturday, March 17, according to a source.Link to story
Robert Ayers player page
Cardinals | Arizona claims Jeremy Cash Sat Mar 17, 04:40 PM
The Arizona Cardinals claimed LB Jeremy Cash off waivers from the Cleveland Browns Friday, March 16.Link to story
Cardinals | Josh Mauro cut Sat Mar 17, 04:31 PM
Arizona Cardinals DT Josh Mauro was released Friday, March 16.Link to story
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Cardinals | Justin Pugh expects to be a guard Sat Mar 17, 04:23 PM
Arizona Cardinals OG Justin Pugh said he can play any position on the offensive line but expects to be a guard for the Cardinals.Link to story
Bengals | Preston Brown receives one-year deal Sat Mar 17, 04:23 PM
Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Preston Brown signed a one-year deal with the Bengals.Link to story
Preston Brown player page
Bengals | Matt Barkley contract update Sat Mar 17, 04:21 PM
Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals QB Matt Barkley signed a two-year deal with the Bengals.Link to story
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Raiders | Bradley Northnagel let go Sat Mar 17, 03:51 PM
Oakland Raiders LS Bradley Northnagel was waived Saturday, March 17, according to a source.Link to story
Vikings | Tom Johnson not expected back Sat Mar 17, 03:50 PM
Free-agent DT Tom Johnson (Vikings) is not expected to re-sign with Minnesota Vikings, according to general manager Rick Spielman.Link to story
Tom Johnson player page
Ravens | Baltimore open to re-signing two WRs Sat Mar 17, 03:40 PM
Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said the team is still open to re-signing free-agent WRs Mike Wallace and Michael Campanaro even though they have signed WRs John Brown and Michael Crabtree.
|Footballguys view: Brown is basically a younger version of Wallace, while Crabtree becomes the team's best receiver. They may be open to a return for both Wallace and Campanaro, but there may not be much of a role for either one if they stay with Baltimore this season.|
Mike Wallace player page
Mike Campanaro player page
NFL | Deonte Thompson receives offers Sat Mar 17, 02:46 PM
Free-agent WR Deonte Thompson (Bills) is considering a few offers at this time. He has received interest from the Denver Broncos and Dallas Cowboys this offseason.
|Footballguys view: Thompson is mulling over what's best for him. The Broncos and Cowboys could both use better depth at the receiver position. Thompson has a nice size/speed combination and is an experienced return man as well.|
Deonte Thompson player page
Raiders | Seth Roberts receive guaranteed money Sat Mar 17, 02:40 PM
Oakland Raiders WR Seth Roberts' $4.25 million salary for 2018 is guaranteed because he remained on the roster Friday, March 16. He can make an additional $200,000 in workout bonuses and another $300,000 in incentives.Link to story
Seth Roberts player page
Raiders | Tank Carradine officially joins Oakland Sat Mar 17, 02:27 PM
Updating a previous report, free-agent DE Tank Carradine (49ers) officially signed with the Oakland Raiders Saturday, March 17. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
|Footballguys view: Carradine's pro career has been marred by injury and inconsistency. He can play multiple positions and stuff the run. The Raiders will find a spot for him in the rotation on the defensive line.|
Tank Carradine player page
Dolphins | Two expected to compete for OG job Sat Mar 17, 02:26 PM
Miami Dolphins OGs Ted Larsen and Jesse Davis are expected to compete for one of the starting guard jobs next season.Link to story
Colts | Johnathan Hankins cut Sat Mar 17, 02:11 PM
Indianapolis Colts DT Johnathan Hankins was released Saturday, March 17.
|Footballguys view: This move saves the Colts $8.5 million in cap space. Hankins simply doesn't fit the new defense the Colts are going to run. He'll draw interest from teams needing interior run-stuffing help.|
Johnathan Hankins player page
Dolphins | Dion Sims could be option for MIA Sat Mar 17, 02:08 PM
Chicago Bears TE Dion Sims likely would receive interest from the Miami Dolphins if the Bears decide to release him this offseason.
|Footballguys view: Sims is a big-bodied blocker and not much of a threat as a pass catcher. The Dolphins would continue to use Sims in a similar fashion...call him the anti-Julius Thomas due to his skill set.|
Dion Sims player page
Dolphins | Miami likes Josh Rosen Sat Mar 17, 02:08 PM
UCLA QB Josh Rosen is a player the Miami Dolphins has spoken highly about leading up to the 2018 NFL Draft, according to an NFL official.
|Footballguys view: Rosen is one of the most polarizing players in the 2018 NFL draft. He might be difficult to coach, some rumors indicate he's difficult to get along with, and Rosen is outspoken about his political beliefs. That being said, Rosen has the best mechanics and pure passing technique of any of the quarterbacks in this draft class. The Dolphins have the 11th overall pick and it would be shocking to see Rosen fall that far given his passing talent.|
Raiders | Emmanuel Lamur an option for Raiders Sat Mar 17, 01:49 PM
Free-agent LB Emmanuel Lamur (Vikings) is a player the Oakland Raiders have talked about signing this offseason.Link to story
Emmanuel Lamur player page
Raiders | Kyle Wilber signs with Oakland Sat Mar 17, 01:37 PM
Free-agent LB Kyle Wilber (Cowboys) signed with the Oakland Raiders Saturday, March 17. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
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Seahawks | Terrelle Pryor to meet with SEA Sat Mar 17, 01:17 PM
Free-agent WR Terrelle Pryor (Redskins) is scheduled to meet with the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, March 18, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: Seattle is looking for help at the WR position after losing Paul Richardson in free agency. Pryor didn't do much in his one season with Washington and could benefit from a fresh start. He's also reportedly getting interest from the Browns again.|
Terrelle Pryor player page
Seahawks | Seattle adds Mo Alexander Sat Mar 17, 12:49 PM
Free-agent SS Mo Alexander (Rams) signed with the Seattle Seahawks Friday, March 16. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
Mo Alexander player page
NFL | Marcus Martin has visits scheduled Sat Mar 17, 12:47 PM
Free-agent C Marcus Martin (Browns) is scheduled to meet with the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys.Link to story
Cowboys | Orlando Scandrick to be released Sat Mar 17, 12:42 PM
Dallas Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick has been informed that he will be released, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: This move has been expected for some time. The move saves them around $3 million in cap space. Scandrick's play fell off in 2017 and he ended the year on Injured Reserve with a back injury.|
Orlando Scandrick player page
Panthers | Carolina to meet with Jeremiah Sirles Sat Mar 17, 12:38 PM
Free-agent OT Jeremiah Sirles (Vikings) is scheduled to meet with the Carolina Panthers Monday, March 19, according to a source.Link to story
Titans | Sylvester Williams let go Sat Mar 17, 12:29 PM
Tennessee Titans DT Sylvester Williams was released Saturday, March 17.
|Footballguys view: A first-round pick for the Broncos in 2013, Williams didn't do much in his one season with the Titans. Even after a ho-hum season (and career), Williams should get some interest on the open market.|
Sylvester Williams player page