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  NFL | Todd Gurley checks out fine medically    Sat Apr 18, 10:27 AM

Georgia RB Todd Gurley (knee) has been undergoing tests in Indianapolis Friday, April 17, and Saturday, April 18, on his surgically repaired knee and everything checked out fine, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Great news for Gurley and his draft stock here. Even with this knee injury, Gurley was going to be a first-round pick. Now, he could be picked earlier than some had though. He's a top-10 talent in this draft, and Gurley may come off the board somewhere around the Texans pick in the middle of the first round.

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  Raiders | Interest in Adrian Peterson     Sat Apr 18, 03:31 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is drawing interest from the Oakland Raiders.

Footballguys view: That would be an upgrade for the Raiders. Earlier this offseason, they added Trent Richardson to compete with Latavius Murray for the starting job. Even though we like Murray (and had our heart broken by Richardson), Peterson would be an obvious choice as the lead back in Oakland. Throw the Raiders into the mix with the Cardinals and Cowboys as teams that are interested in acquiring the veteran supterstar.

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  Patriots | Todd Gurley will visit    Sat Apr 18, 03:23 AM

Georgia RB Todd Gurley wlll visit the New England Patriots in the next week.

Footballguys view: Wouldn't it be just like the Patriots to land the best back we've seen come out of college since Adrian Peterson? Gurley is a stud, there's no doubt about that and he could be a star at the pro level. A knee injury suffered last season (which checked out medically) may keep his draft stock in the teens or twenties of the first round.

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  NFL | Chris Johnson working out    Fri Apr 17, 07:46 PM

Free-agent RB Chris Johnson (shoulder) has been working out even though he was shot in the shoulder during a drive by shooting last month. Johnson has received interest from several teams.

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  Vikings | Adrian Peterson may not work out    Fri Apr 17, 12:28 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said earlier this week that he's not sure if he'll participate in the team's offseason program. Minnesota is set to start their offseason workouts Monday, April 20, with a mandatory minicamp in June. Peterson can now participate in all team activities after being reinstated from the commissioner's exempt list Friday, April 17.

Footballguys view: If Peterson wants out of Minnesota, then he won't show up to these activities. Now that he's free to play in 2015, the question remains where is he going to be? Regardless of a new team, same team, whatever team, Peterson has the talent and ability to be a first-round pick in fantasy leagues and an RB1 for your fantasy team.

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  Vikings | No more punishment for Adrian Peterson    Thu Apr 16, 02:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will not receive any further suspension after he is reinstated from the commissioner's exempt list, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Assuming this is true, you can have the green light to draft him in fantasy leagues. Whether he is with the Vikings, Cowboys (Cardinals?) or elsewhere, he will put up another strong year of production. He's a top-10 fantasy option.

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  Vikings | Adrian Peterson to be reinstated    Thu Apr 16, 02:13 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been informed that he will be reinstated from the commissioner exempt list starting Friday, April 17.

Footballguys view: Now the question is, where will he play? The Vikings want him back (so they say) but he's still upset about how they treated him. We'll ignore the irony there for a minute, and instead reiterate that he remains a top ten talent for fantasy no matter the team. Now we'll see if the Dallas Cowboys will pony up for his services. Trading for Peterson would likely take a king's ransom.

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  Broncos | Jeremy Langford visits    Thu Apr 16, 01:47 PM

Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford recently met with the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: After a successful season from C.J. Anderson and with Montee Ball still around, Langford would be a potential backup first. Langford is strong in pass protection and catches the ball well. He isn't very shifty or elusive though and carried the ball a lot for the Spartans. He's a part-time player in the NFL and Langford is a mid-round pick at best.

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  Dolphins | MIA looking into Todd Gurley    Wed Apr 15, 12:51 PM

Georgia RB Todd Gurley (knee) is a draft prospect that the Miami Dolphins have studied closely leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: Good--they should be interested in Gurley. His knee injury from last year could force him to miss the first six weeks of the regular season on the PUP list. The Dolphins would be able to take that risk as they have Lamar Miller as their starter. Miller's in a contract year, and there's no guarantee he'll come back for 2016. Gurley is essentially a modern version of Marshawn Lynch, and he can eventually be a superstar in the pros.

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  Falcons | Ameer Abdullah works out    Wed Apr 15, 07:51 AM

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah worked out recently with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a team source.

Footballguys view: Abdullah is a smaller back, but he's incredibly explosive and can break off long runs in the open field. Pass protection is certainly an issue that he'll have to get better at in the NFL. Abdullah is a willing inside runner, but his lack of size means he's not going to be a pile-pusher in the NFL. He's best used as a threat in space. He's a fantastic receiver out of the backfield, and Abdullah is athletic enough to line up in the slot at times.

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  Bears | Matt Forte downplays vacancy    Tue Apr 14, 05:29 PM

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte didn't make a big deal out of his absence during the team's voluntary offseason program.

Footballguys view: Voluntary doesn't actually mean voluntary in the NFL. Forte stressed the voluntary aspect of the workouts and said he'll be present when it counts. With a new coaching staff in place, Forte should be there to learn from head coach John Fox.

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  Browns | Melvin Gordon will visit Browns    Tue Apr 14, 03:05 PM

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon is scheduled to visit the Cleveland Browns Friday, April 17, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Browns interest in running backs this year in the draft is a bit perplexing. We like Isaiah Crowell as the starter, and even Terrence West could be a decent starter if called upon. They might be showing interest to see if some team behind them in the draft will want to trade up.

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  Browns | Todd Gurley to visit Cleveland    Tue Apr 14, 02:59 PM

Georgia RB Todd Gurley will visit the Cleveland Browns this week.

Footballguys view: The Browns have a strong group of running backs in (former Georgia back) Isaiah Crowell and Terrence West. Both are second-year players with starters upside and ability. Gurley is an amazing talent, but we think the Browns are already set at running back with Crowell and West.

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  Dolphins | Melvin Gordon to visit Miami    Tue Apr 14, 01:12 PM

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon will visit with the Miami Dolphins April 22. He has already met with the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals have worked him out.

Footballguys view: The Dolphins are looking for help at the running back position behind Lamar Miller. Gordon is more of a starter than he is a backup. He has the talent to be a premiere starter in the league.

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  Cowboys | Dallas interested in Melvin Gordon    Mon Apr 13, 08:37 PM

The Dallas Cowboys are high on Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon, and are targeting him in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Cowboys need a feature running back after losing DeMarco Murray (Eagles) in free agency. Gordon is our second-ranked back in this draft class behind Todd Gurley (Georgia). He's a fast player who is dangerous in the open field. Gordon can take it to the house any time he touches the ball, and he's got the mindset of a workhorse back. Any potential starting back the Cowboys add via the draft is going to be an important person for fantasy owners to consider.

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  Bears | Matt Forte not at workouts    Mon Apr 13, 07:54 PM

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte was not present for the start of the offseason workouts Monday, April 13, according to sources.

Footballguys view: An interesting development in Chicago here. Forte is entering the final year of his contract and is looking for a new contract.

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  49ers | Carlos Hyde to receive more time    Mon Apr 13, 06:46 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Carlos Hyde likely will see a lot more playing time next season, according to QB Colin Kaepernick.

Footballguys view: Hyde is going to be the lead back with Frank Gore moving on to the Colts this offseason. Behind him, we'll see Reggie Bush as the primary backup. The 49ers are going to need Hyde to prove that he can grind down the defense and keep opponents honest to help open things up for their struggling passing game.

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  Packers | John Kuhn re-signed    Mon Apr 13, 01:42 PM

Free-agent FB John Kuhn (Packers) signed a one-year deal worth $870,000 with the Green Bay Packers Monday, April 13. The deal includes a workout bonus as well as a Pro Bowl bonus.

Footballguys view: Kuhn! Even though he was on the open market, we always expected Kuhn to return to Green Bay. He'll vulture a few touchdowns away from Eddie Lacy once again this year.

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  CFL | Two headed to Winnipeg    Mon Apr 13, 10:06 AM

Free-agent RB Da'Rel Scott (Giants) and DT Nate Collins (Bears) signed undisclosed deals with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Monday, April 13.

Footballguys view: Scott was a speedy player coming out of college, but he never did much during his time with the Giants. We'll now see what he can do up in Canada.

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  Ravens | Melvin Gordon won't make it past BAL    Mon Apr 13, 09:25 AM

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon won't slip further than the Baltimore Ravens at No. 26 in the 2015 NFL Draft, in the opinion of's Peter King.

Footballguys view: Gordon may not even make it that far. We should see two running backs selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft. There hasn't been a back selected in the opening round since 2012, but Gordon and Todd Gurley (Georgia) have superstar potential. The Ravens re-signed Justin Forsett earlier this offseason, but they're likely to add another back to the mix at some point. This is a strong draft class at running back, and talent can be found in every round.

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  Lions | Detroit to add help for Joique Bell?     Sun Apr 12, 07:24 PM

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell is expected to open the 2015 season as the primary running back, but Detroit is likely to draft another back, and head coach Jim Caldwell said they plan to add the most talented player available, even it means adding a power back.

Footballguys view: The Lions should add a back via the draft this year as it is an incredible class of running backs. They could wait until the mid rounds of the draft and still find a quality talent who could contribute as a part-time player or even as a starter if needed. We like the idea of the Lions adding a big-play back like Ameer Abdullah (Nebraska) or Duke Johnson (Miami) in the draft.

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  49ers | Kendall Hunter taking part in workouts    Sun Apr 12, 10:01 AM

San Francisco 49ers RB Kendall Hunter (knee) has been participating in some drills with his teammates during offseason workouts.

Footballguys view: If healthy (a problem for Hunter during his pro career), Hunter will compete for the team's primary backup behind Carlos Hyde with veteran Reggie Bush. Hunter can be a good change-of-pace running back because of his speed and quickness, but staying durable has certainly been problematic. Don't be shocked to see the 49ers add another back via the 2015 NFL draft because of need and because this is a really strong group of backs.

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  Jets | Stevan Ridley should be ready for camp    Sun Apr 12, 09:42 AM

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) should be ready for the start of training camp if he does not suffer any setbacks, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Okay, this is a longer period than originally thought. Ridley was supposed to be cleared for action in May, and now it sounds like he's good to go for August. Ah well, his absence will give the other backs (Bilal Powell, Daryl Richardson) behind him on the roster more time.

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  Jaguars | Buck Allen visited Jacksonville    Sat Apr 11, 09:13 PM

Southern California RB Buck Allen visited the Jacksonville Jaguars Wednesday, April 9.

Footballguys view: Allen can do it all in the NFL. He's a compact runner with good instincts between the tackles. Allen is a capable receiver out of the backfield who can get open. He lacks elite speed, and that may keep him a change-of-pace back instead of a full-time runner in the NFL. The Jaguars are looking for help in the backfield and a player to pair with Denard Robinson.

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  Falcons | Working out several MIA prospects    Sat Apr 11, 01:42 PM

Miami (Fla.) WR Phillip Dorsett, Miami (Fla.) TE Clive Walford, Miami (Fla.) RB Duke Johnson, Miami (Fla.) OT Ereck Flowers and Miami (Fla.) CB Ladarius Gunter are all working out for the Atlanta Falcons Saturday, April 11. Miami (Fla.) LB Denzel Perryman is not working out for Atlanta but is meeting with the team.

Footballguys view: There's a lot to like about these Hurricanes prospects. Dorsett has good speed and can be a big-play weapon at wideout. Walford can make difficult catches seem routine, and he's the second-best tight end in this draft class. Johnson is a smaller back, but he has good all-purpose ability. The Falcons are looking for plenty of help in the draft on both sides of the ball.

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  NFL | Cameron Artis-Payne meets with two teams    Sat Apr 11, 07:18 AM

Auburn RB Cameron Artis-Payne met with the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns.

Footballguys view: Artis-Payne had one good season (his only year as a starter) at Auburn. He's compact at 5.9" 210 pounds, and he has good lateral agility after he gets the handoff. He wasn't used much as a receiver out of the backfield for the Tigers, and is likely a two-down player at the pro level.

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  Ravens | Met with Jay Ajayi    Fri Apr 10, 03:17 PM

Boise State RB Jay Ajayi recently met with the Baltimore Ravens.

Footballguys view: The Ravens will be in the market for a running back with Justin Forsett really only a short-term answer. Ajayi has good hands out of the backfield and could be a very good PPR back in Marc Trestman's offense.

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  Cowboys | Jay Ajayi visiting    Fri Apr 10, 03:16 PM

Boise State RB Jay Ajayi is meeting with the Dallas Cowboys Friday, April 10. Ajayi also has dinner with representatives from the team Thursday, April 9.

Footballguys view: Ajayi will certainly be a strong consideration if Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon are gone, and maybe even if Gordon is there. No matter who the Cowboys take in the draft, they'll be a hot commodity in redraft and dynasty leagues alike.

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  Buccaneers | Doug Martin has backer in Lovie    Thu Apr 9, 08:18 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has a supporter in head coach Lovie Smith. Smith said the team hasn't 'seen the true Doug Martin yet.' Smith also said RB Bobby Rainey is the current starting punt returner.

Footballguys view: The tenor on Martin is positive publicly, but the Bucs are rumored to love Charles Sims and were also mentioned in connection with some big RB names that were possibly available. Martin's fifth-year option decision is coming up after the draft. It's a paltry 5.621 million, so if it isn't a yes, that will be telling. Then again, the Saints declined Mark Ingram's option last year and ended up re-signing him for less on a per year basis.

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  Bengals | Cedric Peerman re-signs    Thu Apr 9, 03:28 PM

Free-agent RB Cedric Peerman (Bengals) re-signed with the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, April 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: As expected, even with Peerman's visit with the Eagles. With the wealth of talent ahead of him, Peerman is a special teams only type of guy.

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  Bengals | Cedric Peerman expected to re-sign    Thu Apr 9, 01:40 PM

Free-agent RB Cedric Peerman (Bengals) is expected to re-sign with the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, April 9, according to sources.

Footballguys view: With Jeremy Hill, Giovani Bernard and Rex Burkhead in line for carries, Peerman will once again be a special teams force and not much else barring injuries. According to Dehner, Peerman led the Bengals in special teams tackles last season with 15 and nobody else had more than 10.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell suspended three games    Thu Apr 9, 09:42 AM

Updating an ongoing story, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell was suspended three games and fined an additional game check after violating the league's substance abuse policy, according to league sources. He has appealed.

Footballguys view: We heard a pair of games the other day, but it seems we're in the three game territory now, hurting Bell's draft stock a bit. Unless he appeals (and wins) this ruling could knock him out of the first round in some redraft leagues. However, if he's there in the second (or the late first in a snake-style draft), consider yourself blessed because Bell is otherwise the top pick in a fantasy league. If you can build a team around him top survive those first three weeks you could have a great value in him.

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  Jets | Stevan Ridley signs with Jets    Thu Apr 9, 09:24 AM

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Jets Thursday, April 9.

Footballguys view: It will be interesting to see how they pair him with Chris Ivory. You'd think, given how they wanted to use Chris Johnson as a pass-catcher, that they would want a pass-catching back next to Ivory, but that's not Ridley, who is very similar to Ivory. Coming off an ACL injury, it's no sure thing Ridley will be back to normal, but if he is, this will eat into both his and Ivory's value as they do the same thing and could split carries.

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  Jets | Stevan Ridley signed one-year deal    Wed Apr 8, 07:38 PM

Updating a previous story, New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley signed a one-year deal with the team.

Footballguys view: Ridley won't be cleared from his knee injury until May. The Jets decided to add Ridley even though he's not at full strength. Chris Ivory is the team's lead back, but Ridley will compete with Bilal Powell for the primary backup job in 2015.

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  Jets | Stevan Ridley expected to sign    Wed Apr 8, 07:21 PM

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) is signing with the New York Jets, a source told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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  Raiders | Sign exclusive rights free agents    Wed Apr 8, 05:19 PM

Oakland Raiders DE Denico Autry, TE Brian Leonhardt, OT Matt McCants, RB Jamize Olawale and DB Neiko Thorpe were all signed as exclusive rights free agents Wednesday, April 8.

Footballguys view: Leonhardt is a player we'd like to highlight here for fantasy owners in super deep dynasty leagues. He was signed by the Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2013 after playing college football at Bemidji State. Olawale was a converted wide receiver and fullback who the Raiders signed off the Cowboys practice squad in 2012. The former North Texas standout is only a fullback and special teams player with little (almost non-existent) fantasy value.

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  Vikings | Adrian Peterson unlikely for suspension    Wed Apr 8, 01:26 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is 'highly unlikely' to face more suspension from the league when he's finally off the Commissioner's Exempt List, according to a source. Peterson's next concern is clearing the way for his full return to the field this fall. 'Peterson wants to have a completely clean slate by the draft,' NFL Network analyst Ian Rapoport said.

Footballguys view: We'd be shocked if Peterson was suspended. However, we have no idea where he's going to play at this time. Peterson could just stay with the Vikings, but the relationship has been fractured. He could be on the trade block, but the Vikings would be expecting a king's ransom in return.

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  Eagles | Cedric Peerman visits    Wed Apr 8, 12:09 PM

Free-agent RB Cedric Peerman (Bengals) recently met with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Peerman is--and has always been--a super versatile player who can contribute as a runner or receiver out of the backfield. The Eagles have a stacked running back corps led by DeMarco Murray with Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles behind him. Peerman would mostly be a special teams player if added to the Eagles roster.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell suspended two games    Tue Apr 7, 05:20 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of next season, according to sources. Bell is being suspended following an arrest last August for marijuana possession. Bell will be involved in a first-offender's program in which he will spend 15 months on probation. Bell faces a two-game suspension based on the terms of the NFL's new substance abuse policy.

Footballguys view: We knew a suspension was coming for last year's infraction, and now we know the length. Fantasy owners need to keep this in mind when they select Bell in the first round of their drafts. Even with this suspension, you could still make the argument that Bell should be the first player off the board in standard leagues.

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  Patriots | LeGarrette Blount suspended    Tue Apr 7, 04:56 PM

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount has been suspended for the 2015 NFL regular-season opener.

Footballguys view: The Patriots knew this was coming, and they're okay with that. Only one game is getting off light with Blount's track record of off-field problems.

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  Vikings | Adrian Peterson meeting with NFL Tuesday    Tue Apr 7, 01:21 PM

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will meet with NFL officials at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

Footballguys view: The meeting will detail his compliance with terms from the league and his Texas plea deal. Peterson will be back in the NFL this year...we just don't know who with. Stay tuned.

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  Redskins | Stevan Ridley to visit Washington    Tue Apr 7, 09:00 AM

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) will visit the Washington Redskins Tuesday, April 7.

Footballguys view: Ridley has been getting a bit of interest as of late. He's still not at full strength (knee), but he should be ready to go by May. Teams are likely exploring their options, and there is no imminent signing of Ridley at this time.

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  Bills | Several players recovering from surgery    Mon Apr 6, 06:35 PM

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Dixon (undisclosed), WR Chris Hogan (undisclosed), TE Chris Gragg (undisclosed), OG Chris Williams (undisclosed), CB Stephon Gilmore (undisclosed), CB Leodis McKelvin (undisclosed) and FS Aaron Williams (undisclosed) underwent surgery this offseason and have not been cleared for full practice participation. All of the players are expected to be ready for training camp.

Footballguys view: The Bills are banged up right now. These players will be monitored closely as they recover from these various injuries.

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  Bills | Fred Jackson undergoes surgery    Mon Apr 6, 06:28 PM

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (undisclosed) underwent surgery this offseason and has not been cleared for full practice participation.

Footballguys view: We'll see Jackson as the primary backup behind LeSean McCoy. Jackson is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.

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  Vikings | Adrian Peterson to meet with league    Mon Apr 6, 10:31 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is scheduled to meet with NFL officials this week to discuss his reinstatement for the 2015 season.

Footballguys view: We'll see Peterson back in action this season...we just don't know where yet. Peterson's contract is controlled by the Vikings, and they don't seem content to release him. Some team could trade for Peterson, but it would likely be a hefty price tag to do so. He is eligible to be reinstated April 15.

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  Dolphins | Stevan Ridley visit exploratory    Sun Apr 5, 06:14 PM

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) took an exploratory visit to the Miami Dolphins. The club was checking out his medicals and has not ruled out signing Ridley.

Footballguys view: Ridley still isn't 100 percent healthy. His knee injury is supposed to be cleared by May. Teams may wait until then to sign the veteran back. With this incredible draft class at RB, he may need to wait longer than that.

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  Colts | Vick Ballard making progress    Sun Apr 5, 11:53 AM

Indianapolis Colts RB Vick Ballard (Achilles') is doing well in his rehab from a torn Achilles' tendon but there is no timetable for his return to the field, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.

Footballguys view: Achilles' injuries aren't as devastating as they used to be, but the team will be cautious with Ballard as he recovers. Ballard is expected to compete with RB Dan Herron for the team's RB2 job if he is healthy.

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  Patriots | James White may receive bigger role    Sun Apr 5, 09:50 AM

New England Patriots RB James White is believed to be a candidate for the receiving running back role in the offense.

Footballguys view: That was the plan when the Patriots drafted White last year. He's a favorite of Tom Brady, and White can be counted on as a receiver out of the backfield. White is not the biggest back, but he does a good job of running intently between the tackles.

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  NFL | Bradie Ewing retires    Sun Apr 5, 09:41 AM

Free-agent FB Bradie Ewing (Jaguars) has announced his retirement from professional football.

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  Cardinals | Run game catered to Andre Ellington?    Sat Apr 4, 09:47 PM

Arizona Cardinals RB Andre Ellington's injuries last season forced the running game to be adjusted to the strengths of several different players, and head coach Bruce Arians believes stability at the position will improve the Arizona's rushing results.

Footballguys view: Ellington is a fine player, and he did a good job of playing through injury all last season. With a complementary back, Ellington should be able to stay healthier this year. Ellington is a big-play back with explosive playmaking ability.

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