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  Saints | Marques Colston retiring?    Sat Feb 13, 09:39 PM

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston declined to speak to the media on the last day of access, and beat writer Katherine Terrell believes he will retire rather than play for another team in 2016.

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  Browns | Josh Gordon has a chance to play?    Sat Feb 13, 07:51 PM

Updating an ongoing story, Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon has a chance to return in 2016 as ESPNCleveland.com's Tony Grossi said that he thinks Gordon will play at some point next season

Footballguys view: Gordon has made several statements this offseason that he's ready to return and will do what he needs to do in order to stay off the suspended list. No matter who the QB is in Cleveland, Gordon can be a top-10 fantasy receiver if healthy, not suspended and on the field.

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  Saints | Marques Colston may be too expensive    Fri Feb 12, 08:01 PM

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston may be asked to take another pay cut this offseason in order to stay with the team. He is scheduled to make $3.2 million in 2016 and have a $5.9 million salary cap figure.

Footballguys view: We can't imagine Colston playing for another team, but the veteran might have to lower his price tag in order to stay with the Saints. He's not the same player he used to be, but having a seasoned veteran like him on the depth chart would be an asset for the Saints...at the right price.

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  49ers | Anquan Boldin's deal voids    Fri Feb 12, 09:15 AM

San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin's 2016-18 contract years voided Friday, Feb. 12, which means he'll be an unrestricted free agent March 9.

Footballguys view: Is a move back to the Ravens in the works? It could be. After back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons with the 49ers, Boldin only played in 14 games this past season and had only 789 receiving yards. Poor quarterback play and injuries were part of the decline. If healthy, Boldin could still be a nice asset in the passing game. We expect more than a few teams interested in his services.

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  Panthers | Two Panthers set free    Fri Feb 12, 08:59 AM

Carolina Panthers WR Jerricho Cotchery and SS Roman Harper's contracts voided Thursday, Feb. 11, and it's unclear if either will continue playing. Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman added three voidable years on the contracts for Harper and Cotchery when he signed them two years ago to spread out their bonus money and lessen the salary cap hit.

Footballguys view: The Panthers will carry a combined $2.25 million in dead money for Harper and Cotchery on the 2016 books. We could see both veterans land somewhere else, but don't expect the market to be white-hot for their services.

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Roman Harper player page


  Seahawks | Sign two Thursday    Thu Feb 11, 05:30 PM

The Seattle Seahawks signed free-agent WR Jeff Fuller (Dolphins) and RB Cameron Marshall (Dolphins) to undisclosed deals Thursday, Feb. 11.

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  Broncos | Jordan Taylor signs Reserve/Futures deal    Wed Feb 10, 05:52 PM

Denver Broncos WR Jordan Taylor signed a Reserve/Futures deal Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Footballguys view: Taylor has good size and leaping ability. He's faster than defenders think, and Taylor could be used effectively in the red zone. In super deep dynasty leagues we have a lot of spots saved for Taylor.

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  Broncos | Release Jace Davis    Wed Feb 10, 05:23 PM

Denver Broncos WR Jace Davis was released Wednesday, Feb. 9.

Footballguys view: Davis has been on three teams (Ravens, Texans, Broncos) during his brief time in the NFL after coming into the league as an undrafted free agent out of Northern Colorado in 2014. He's big and physical, but perhaps Davis just isn't fast enough to make it in the NFL.

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  Lions | Calvin Johnson's body not holding up    Wed Feb 10, 01:56 PM

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson's body and injuries are the main reason he is contemplating retirement, according to WR teammate Golden Tate. 'But his body just isn't holding up. With his body type, and how he plays the game, he plays at a high level all the time for a bunch of years,' Tate said.

Footballguys view: Johnson needed weekly knee drains in 2013 in order to play, and he missed three games and was used as a decoy in two other games with a high ankle sprain in 2014. Johnson also battled ankle injuries this year.

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  Vikings | Mike Wallace a likely cut    Wed Feb 10, 11:43 AM

Minnesota Vikings WR Mike Wallace is likely to be cut in the offseason as he carries an $11.5 million salary for 2016.

Footballguys view: This one is easy as shooting fish in a barrel. Wallace has under-performed for years while also getting overpaid. There is zero left in dead money on his contract, so expect the Vikings to move on quickly.

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  Colts | Andre Johnson likely to be cut    Wed Feb 10, 11:18 AM

Indianapolis Colts WR Andre Johnson is likely to be released in the offseason.

Footballguys view: Johnson has a $7.5 million cap number in 2016, and that's a number the Colts won't pay. The team will have to eat $2.5 million in dead money if he's cut.

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  Rams | Stedman Bailey hopes to return    Wed Feb 10, 02:15 AM

Los Angeles Rams WR Stedman Bailey (head) posted on social media that he has been moving around in the hospital, as he recovers from two gunshot wounds to the head. He intends to resume his NFL career, but indicated doctors feel otherwise. 'Since that incident, doctors have told me that they don't think I'll be able to make a return to the NFL,' Bailey said Tuesday, Feb. 9. 'When somebody tells me that they don't think I can do something, you know I'll do everything that I can to prove them wrong.'

Footballguys view: We're just glad Bailey is okay. This situation could have turned out much differently--and tragically--for the young wide receiver. As a fantasy prospect, Bailey has a cloudy future as the Rams aren't even set at QB yet.

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  Giants | Victor Cruz could take pay cut    Tue Feb 9, 07:47 PM

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz may be willing to take a pay cut this offseason in order to stay with the Giants. Cruz has three years and $24 million remaining on his current deal.

Footballguys view: If Cruz does take a pay cut, it shouldn't come as any surprise. As of right now, Cruz has a $9.9 million cap number in 2016 with $3.8 million left in dead money. His breakout 2011 season is in the distant past as Cruz has struggled to stay healthy over the last two years. We'd like to see Cruz stay with the Giants, but it may take a pay cut to do so.

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  NFL | Braxton Miller receiving help    Tue Feb 9, 06:05 PM

Ohio State WR Braxton Miller indicated Tuesday, Feb. 9, that Hall of Fame WR Cris Carter is helping Miller prepare for the NFL Scouting Combine.

Footballguys view: Miller showed incredible athleticism during the week of practice for the Senior Bowl earlier this year. However, he showed that his route-running needs a ton of work. Miller could pay off as a second- or third-round pick if he continues the transition from college QB to pro WR. He's only played wideout for one year.

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  Steelers | David Nelson released    Tue Feb 9, 05:43 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR David Nelson was released Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Footballguys view: Nelson has been on four teams since he entered the league with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2010. A shoulder injury kept him from catching a single pass this year for the Steelers. Set to be an unrestricted free agent, the Steelers have given him a chance to get a head start for his next destination.

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  Rams | Sign Kain Colter    Tue Feb 9, 05:15 PM

Free-agent WR Kain Colter (Vikings) was signed by the Los Angeles Rams Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Footballguys view: Colter was a quarterback in college at Northwestern, but he was known as a rushing QB and not a passer. His move to WR is an interesting one because of his natural athleticism.

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  Panthers | Jerricho Cotchery wants to stay    Tue Feb 9, 03:12 PM

Carolina Panthers impending free-agent WR Jerricho Cotchery wants to play for Carolina next season.

Footballguys view: We can't imagine a market that is white-hot for Cotchery's services. The Panthers could keep him around for a good price if they want to keep him. We feel that Cotchery is going to stay with the Panthers.

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  Steelers | Martavis Bryant being counseled    Tue Feb 9, 10:33 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant is working out in Los Angeles this offseason, and he's talking to a counselor via phone once a week. Bryant was suspended four games last season for multiple failed drug tests.

Footballguys view: Bryant is one more hot test away from getting suspended for a year. We love his natural talent, but dynasty owners (or re-draft owners next season) have to proceed with caution when considering keeping or adding him.

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  Saints | Three more players released    Mon Feb 8, 05:21 PM

New Orleans Saints LBs David Hawthorne and Ramon Humber and WR Seantavius Jones were released Monday, Feb. 8.

Footballguys view: Jones was the player to watch here, but only in the deepest of deep dynasty leagues. His size, wingspan and leaping ability might get him a spot in camp with another team. Undrafted out of Valdosta State in 2014, Jones has bounced on and off the team's active roster and practice squad.

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Seantavius Jones player page


  Seahawks | Several players signed to Reserve/Futures deals    Mon Feb 8, 05:13 PM

Seattle Seahawks TE Brandon Cottom, WRs Deshon Foxx, Antwan Goodley, Douglas McNeil, TE Ronnie Shields, QB Phillip Sims and WR Tyler Slavin were signed to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Feb. 8.

Footballguys view: Undrafted out of New Mexico Highlands (Arizona transfer), Slavin is a player to watch in super deep dynasty leagues. He's not a great route-runner, but he's not afraid to go over the middle and Slavin has good size for a possession receiver. We're also watching Goodley in super deep dynasty leagues because he can flat out fly. Goodley ran a limited route tree in college (Baylor), and he needs a more consistent effort if he wants to make it in the pros.

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  Eagles | Riley Cooper released    Mon Feb 8, 01:44 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper was released Monday, Feb. 8.

Footballguys view: Nobody should be surprised by this. Cooper played six seasons with the Eagles, and he only had 21 catches for 327 yards and two touchdowns in 2015. There's $2.4 million left in dead money on his contract, but the move saves the Eagles around $8.7 million.

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  Broncos | Demaryius Thomas caps rough postseason    Sun Feb 7, 10:53 PM

Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas caught one pass for eight yards in a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7.

Footballguys view: Nobody really knows what's going on with Thomas. There's plenty of speculation, but there's no production coming from the team's highest-paid receiver. The Broncos should have a new QB for the 2016 season (if Manning retires), and we'll have to see if Thomas can turn it around.

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  Falcons | Roddy White has support from owner    Sun Feb 7, 09:45 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White would finish his career with the team if owner Arthur Blank had his way, but Blank said the final decision on White's future will be made by head coach Dan Quinn.

Footballguys view: White has said he's not interested in taking a pay cut to remain with the Falcons. He's due $4.25 million in 2016 and will count $6,043,750 against the salary cap. At this point in his career, we're not sure the Falcons would keep him around at that price.

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  Panthers | Corey Brown out with concussion    Sun Feb 7, 09:37 PM

Carolina Panthers WR Corey Brown (concussion) has been ruled out for the remainder of Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 7, with a concussion.

Footballguys view: The Panthers were up against a ferocious Broncos defense, and losing Brown didn't help. The hard-hitting Broncos defense made a huge statement in largely shutting down the league's best offense.

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  Broncos | Demaryius Thomas checked by doctors    Sun Feb 7, 07:55 PM

Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas (undisclosed) was checked out on the sidelines by doctors during Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers, but he was able to return to the game.

Footballguys view: Thomas didn't do much in the game despite being targeted six times by Peyton Manning. He ended the game with only one catch for eight yards. Thomas struggled at times this year...we'll see if he can turn it around next season (likely with a new quarterback).

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  Panthers | Week 21 Inactives    Sun Feb 7, 05:09 PM

The Carolina Panthers have declared RB Brandon Wegher, WR Brenton Bersin, RB Cameron Artis-Payne, S Dean Marlowe, WR Kevin Norwood, CB Louis Young, DL Ryan Delaire inactive for Week 21.

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  Raiders | Amari Cooper confident in Derek Carr    Sat Feb 6, 09:40 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper said he has 'no doubt' that QB Derek Carr will be an elite player at the position.

Footballguys view: We're also confident in the young passer, and throwing to an elite-level talent like Cooper doesn't hurt his prospects. In 2015, Carr had almost 4,000 yards passing and threw 32 touchdowns. He finished the year as the 14th-best fantasy QB in standard leagues, and Carr has the upside to be a top-10 QB in 2016.

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Amari Cooper player page


  Browns | Josh Gordon must convince commissioner     Sat Feb 6, 08:48 PM

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon must convince NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell he won't slip up again in the future in order to be reinstated. 'Our No. 1 issue here is to prevent these things from happening,' Goodell said Friday, Feb. 5. 'I'm hopeful that Josh understands that he's going to have to conduct himself differently going forward to be a member of the NFL and to be representing the Cleveland Browns, or any team in the NFL.'

Footballguys view: If he's on the field, Gordon can be a dominant force for the Browns. The team is undergoing major changes (again), but we believe in new head coach Hue Jackson. Gordon could easily be a top-10 fantasy WR in 2016 if he plays a full 16-game season.

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  49ers | Anquan Boldin facing free agency    Sat Feb 6, 03:23 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin will be an unrestricted free-agent this offseason if he is not re-signed. Boldin has already said he would like to return to San Francisco.

Footballguys view: Boldin would be an interesting fit in the Chip Kelly system. If he stays with the 49ers, Boldin would likely have to take a discounted price.

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  Browns | Josh Gordon confident in a return    Sat Feb 6, 01:35 PM

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon is confident that he has met the terms of his indefinite suspension in order to be reinstated, according to a source. If Gordon is reinstated, he would revert back to Stage 3 of the NFL's substance abuse policy. He would receive random testing and would still be one more incident away from another indefinite suspension.

Footballguys view: All signs have been positive about Gordon over the last week or so. It sounds like he's focused on football, and he is ready to walk the right path. If he's healthy and not suspended, Gordon can be a top-10 fantasy WR--even with poor QB play. We're hopeful to see him back on the field in 2016 and dominating once again on Sunday.

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  Jaguars | Allen Hurns hopes to run soon    Sat Feb 6, 01:14 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (abdomen) said he expects to begin running and training in about a month. He also said he'll definitely be ready for organized team activities this offseason. Hurns is recovering from sports hernia surgery he had in January.

Footballguys view: Hurns is one tough player. He played through injuries this last season, and in 15 games he posted career-best numbers of 64 catches, 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns. The double-digit touchdowns may be difficult to duplicate in 2016, but imagine what Hurns can do if healthy. Catching 75-80 passes is not out of the question with this budding star.

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  Lions | Calvin Johnson and GM could meet    Fri Feb 5, 11:47 PM

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is staying in touch with team president Rod Wood, and Wood said he hopes to introduce Johnson to general manager Bob Quinn sometime next week.

Footballguys view: Everyone is just going to have to be patient here. It looks like Johnson is going to retire at this time, but he could change his mind as the season draws closer. We don't think a meeting in February with the GM will all of a sudden change his mind. However, it's a wise move for the Lions to stay in contact with Johnson.

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Calvin Johnson player page


  Falcons | Roddy White staying in Atlanta?    Fri Feb 5, 09:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White was praised by head coach Dan Quinn, and the team is leaning toward keeping White on the team in 2016. 'We are still going through it,' Quinn said Thursday, Feb. 4. 'We're getting there. We are not there yet, but we're getting close.'

Footballguys view: Second-year receiver Justin Hardy could inherit a big opportunity if White is jettisoned and White's fantasy value has diminished to the point that he still wouldn't draw interest in fantasy leagues even if he returns to Atlanta and starts opposite Julio Jones.

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Roddy White player page


  Broncos | Emmanuel Sanders won't face Josh Norman    Fri Feb 5, 12:53 PM

Carolina Panthers CB Josh Norman said he doesn't expect to line up at all against Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders in Super Bowl 50. Norman is expected to cover Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas instead.

Footballguys view: Thomas is a better matchup for Norman because of his uncanny ability to win at the catch point. Thomas has been struggling with drops lately, and Norman's disruption and true plays on the ball in flight will make it even harder to contend. Sanders is better at running crisp routes and creating separation, and he's likely to be the cornerstone of the Broncos passing offense on Sunday.

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Emmanuel Sanders player page
Josh Norman player page


  Jaguars | Allen Hurns feeling better    Fri Feb 5, 10:38 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (abdomen) is feeling better after surgery to repair a sports hernia he sustained in Week 3. 'It's been two weeks now,' Hurns said. 'The first week was real tough, real sore. It was tough to do anything as far as yawning, sneezing, coughing - all of that. Right now, I'm moving around a lot better.'

Footballguys view: Hurns showed some true grit playing through multiple injuries this year, and producing well in the process. He'll be in Allen Robinson's shadow in 2016 drafts, but there's evidence that Hurns could be much better than he was in 2015 if he can remain injury-free.

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  Buccaneers | Bernard Reedy signs with Tampa    Fri Feb 5, 08:18 AM

Free-agent WR Bernard Reedy (Falcons) signed a future contract Thursday, Feb. 4.

Footballguys view: Reedy is a pint-sized slot receiver who could figure into a Falcons wide receiver picture that is bereft of end of the depth chart talent entering 2016.

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  Cowboys | Dez Bryant wants DeMarco Murray back    Thu Feb 4, 06:51 PM

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray may not return to Philadelphia Eagles next season, and Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has already started recruiting Murray back to Dallas. The Cowboys are one of the teams included among those who might be interested in signing Murray.

Footballguys view: The Cowboys were the ninth ranked running offense in the league according to NFL.com, but they had to rotate in multiple running backs. Sure, the Cowboys would like to have Murray back but not at the price he's going to want.

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DeMarco Murray player page


  Giants | Victor Cruz should fully recover    Thu Feb 4, 06:18 PM

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz (calf) is dealing with a torn fascia in his calf -- a rare injury. He is still expected to make a full recovery and should avoid any long-term issues.

Footballguys view: We heard this all season long, so we'll believe Cruz is back when we physically see him on the field. The Giants need to acquire another solid receiver to compliment Odell Beckham Jr in the event Cruz is either unable to start the 2016 season or gets hurt during it.

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  Steelers | Sign two wide receivers    Thu Feb 4, 05:54 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WRs Issac Blakeney and Tobais Palmer signed Reserve/Futures contracts Thursday, Feb. 4.

Footballguys view: Blakeney is a big receiver (6'4" 223 pounds) from Duke who played defensive end, safety and tight end before setting in at wideout. He's explosive and can play above the rim, but he lacks straight-line speed. Palmer is a smaller receiver with the speed and quickness to be a return man.

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  Seahawks | Tyler Slavin signs    Thu Feb 4, 05:50 PM

The Seattle Seahawks re-signed WR Tyler Slavin to a Reserve/Futures contract Thursday, Feb. 4.

Footballguys view: Slavin transferred to New Mexico Highlands from Arizona and showed reliable hands and fearlessness when running routes over the middle. At 6'2" 215, Slavin is a physical player who does not shy away from contact.

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  Browns | Travis Benjamin likely staying    Thu Feb 4, 04:17 PM

Cleveland Browns WR Travis Benjamin said he could get a deal done with the Browns before March. Furthermore, he spoke with new head coach Hue Jackson, who said he loves Benjamin's skill set and that 2016 will hopefully be a great season for the Browns.

Footballguys view: Benjamin looks very good at times but getting banged up and a murky quarterback situation held him back. Right now the quarterback issue remains unsettled - until we see that change, Benjamin remains a low-end WR2 with upside.

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  Broncos | Arm not an issue for Peyton Manning     Thu Feb 4, 03:06 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has drawn much criticism for his declining arm strength, but at least one teammate doesn't see it that way. WR Emmanuel Sanders believes most of Manning's issues have been a result of the foot injury that sidelined him for most of the second half of the season.

Footballguys view: He can still get Sanders the ball so we understand his support. Still it's clear Manning doesn't quite have the arm strength - or accuracy - of his youth. His foot injury is a factor as well. He'll need time to throw of course, so the offensive line needs to play an incredible game.

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  Dolphins | Greg Jennings unlikely to return    Thu Feb 4, 11:18 AM

Miami Dolphins WR Greg Jennings is unlikely to return to the Dolphins in 2016.

Footballguys view: Jennings was a non-factor this past season, so this is no surprise.

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  Lions | Calvin Johnson's longevity was in question    Thu Feb 4, 09:25 AM

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson's (ankles) longevity and condition of his ankles was a concern for doctors, and the team told prospective coaches they were interviewing about it in 2014.

Footballguys view: The questions will come now that (it seems) Johnson is hanging up his cleats. We still think Johnson has great years left, but having ankle issues would definitely limit his production going forward.

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  Packers | Uncertain if James Jones returns    Thu Feb 4, 01:02 AM

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent WR James Jones will be 32 this offseason, and typically general manager Ted Thompson avoids receivers of that advanced age. However, Jones played 1,205 out of 1,316 snaps (91.6 percent) while leading the team in receiving yardage (971) with 17.8 yards per reception. He is also a favorite of QB Aaron Rodgers.

Footballguys view: Jones was one of the few receivers Aaron Rodgers could count on this past season, but with Jordy Nelson returning, the Packers would be better off promoting a younger guy.

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  Packers | Davante Adams was huge disappointment    Thu Feb 4, 01:01 AM

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams was a huge disappointment last season, dropping 12 of his 96 targets, or 12.5 percent. He also averaged just 9.7 yards per reception, and only 3.0 yards after the catch. Beat writer Rob Reischel feels Adams might simply be in a fight for a roster spot in training camp and the preseason.

Footballguys view: If you get points for drops in your fantasy league, then Adams is your guy. Adams didn't rise to the occasion when the team needed him and then was hurt. With Jordy Nelson returning, everyone but Randall Cobb is likely in a battle for snaps and a roster spot.

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  Packers | Randall Cobb would love less attention    Thu Feb 4, 01:00 AM

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb was unable to step up and fill the role as No. 1 wideout once WR Jordy Nelson (knee) went down, but part of the reason he saw so much attention was the failure of WR Davante Adams to step up as a secondary receiver.

Footballguys view: Cobb isn't the type of receiver who can overcome double teams and extra attention, so getting Jordy Nelson back will be huge. We think Cobb will bounce back from a shaky 2015.

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  Packers | Jordy Nelson has resumed running    Thu Feb 4, 01:00 AM

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) started to run recently and he is hopeful of being a full participant when training camp begins this summer. 'I think Jordy will come back better than ever,' head coach Mike McCarthy said. 'Just like you knew he would, he's so far ahead with the rehab, he looks great. There's no reason to think he won't be as good as new.'

Footballguys view: Nelson is expected to be back for the start of next year and we think he is a very nice WR1 option for fantasy, even this far from the 2016 season.

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  Steelers | Sign Levi Norwood    Wed Feb 3, 07:56 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed WR Levi Norwood (Bears) to a Reserve/Futures contract Wednesday, Feb. 3.

Footballguys view: Undrafted out of Baylor in 2015, Norwood is an explosive wide receiver who can also be effectively used as a return man. He does a good job of coming back to the ball, and Norwood showed the ability in college to be a QB's best friend and reliable relief-valve receiver.

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  Bengals | Marvin Jones excited for free agency    Wed Feb 3, 07:13 PM

Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent WR Marvin Jones is excited to test the free-agent market this offseason. 'I love Cincinnati, but at the same time I am a free agent,' Jones said. 'It wouldn't be good for me not to test the waters a little bit. It's just an exciting process.'

Footballguys view: At this time, at least two teams (Detroit and New England) are rumored to be interested in Jones. According to this report, Jones does not want to give the Bengals a hometown discount as he prefers to approach free agency from all angles and hope an irresistible offer arises.

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