Fantasy Football News & Views
Cardinals | John Brown packing on muscle Sun Jul 23, 01:22 PM
Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown checked into the team's first practice of the season at 185 pounds, up 12 pounds from last season.Link to story
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Panthers | Devin Funchess expected to start Sun Jul 23, 11:52 AM
Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess, who was out-snapped 690-493 by Ted Ginn after being named the offensive MVP of last year's training camp, is projected to start, according to ESPN.com's David Newton.Link to story
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49ers | Marquise Goodwin poised for breakout? Sat Jul 22, 10:53 PM
San Francisco 49ers WR Marquise Goodwin is more than just a deep threat, according to WR Jeremy Kerley. 'Working with him for the last two or three months, he's an all-around receiver and he knows what he's doing,' Kerley said.
|Footballguys view: Kyle Shanahan had great success last year utilizing Taylor Gabriel as a speed/quickness option in the Falcons offense, and many speculate that he will try to use Goodwin in the same way. Goodwin has had trouble staying healthy, but he is among the fastest receivers in the league. The 49ers should give him the biggest opportunity he has had in his career.|
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Giants | Sterling Shepard excited for season Sat Jul 22, 10:04 PM
New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard said he should be able to 'feast' inside this season with WR Odell Beckham Jr. and WR Brandon Marshall occupying defenses on the outside.
|Footballguys view: The Giants also have some good matchups against weaker slot corners in their division, so Shepard's statement is believable. It might not be enough to make him relevant in fantasy leagues on a weekly basis, but it should definitely help the case of Eli Manning as a QB1 you can get well outside of the top 10-12 in drafts.|
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Cardinals | Larry Fitzgerald out of HOF game Sat Jul 22, 09:40 PM
Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald will be held out of the Hall-of-Fame game against the Dallas Cowboys Thursday, Aug. 3, according to head coach Bruce Arians.
|Footballguys view: Like Carson Palmer, Fitzgerald is at the late stage of his career where this is more to be lost than gained by giving him any more than the bare minimum preseason reps. He's a high floor mid-round pick.|
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Chargers | Mike Williams denies surgery talk Sat Jul 22, 09:33 PM
Los Angeles Chargers WR Mike Williams (back) denied reports that he could need season-ending back surgery. 'I'm good,' Williams said Saturday, July 22. 'Everything good. The back situation. That was some false information being released. I don't know who released it but everything is good.'
|Footballguys view: We will believe Williams is healthy when we see it. Even if he is cleared and plays in the preseason, disc herniation is a potentially recurring issue that can pop up again during the season. Williams will need a great preseason to jump Travis Benjamin or Tyrell Williams on the depth chart and is only a speculative late round pick right now.|
Bills | Sammy Watkins healthy for camp? Sat Jul 22, 09:21 PM
Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins (foot) is expected to be close to 100 percent healthy when training camp begins.
|Footballguys view: Close to 100% is encouraging, but not exactly what we wanted to hear after last year's debacle around his foot surgery recovery. There were no obvious signs that Watkins' recovery was less than ideal last year before Week 1. Chances are the Bills will be taking it slow with Watkins in camp and the preseason, denying us a chance to see him really open it up and exorcise the memories of 2016. He's still got first-round pick upside if he has his first season of good health from beginning to end, but like the Bills, it is difficult to have confidence that will happen. We will be watching Watkins closely.|
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Bengals | A.J. Green targeted heavily before injury Sat Jul 22, 12:21 PM
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green saw a 32.3-percent target share in Weeks 1 through 10 before he was lost for the season with a hamstring injury.
|Footballguys view: Green was living up to his first-round and often top five ADP last year before his injury. If Tyler Eifert and John Ross stay healthy, he might not be targeted quite as often, but he is still worth a first-round pick this year.|
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Redskins | Terrelle Pryor destined for Pro Bowl? Sat Jul 22, 11:08 AM
Washington Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor may be new to the receiver position, but former position coach Al Saunders would be 'shocked if he isn't in the Pro Bowl,' according to ESPN.com's John Keim.
|Footballguys view: Pryor has the size/speed/skill profile of a #1 receiver, even if he didn't get the reception of a #1 on the open market this offseason. Jordan Reed should still be at the top of pecking order for targets, but if Reed can't stay healthy, Pryor has a chance to outperform his ADP and potentially be a WR1 because of the high volume and efficient pass offense he plays in.|
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Colts | Donte Moncrief starred in the spring Sat Jul 22, 12:16 AM
Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief was the star of spring practices, according to general manager Chris Ballard.
|Footballguys view: Moncrief has the measureables and experience to be a strong #2 target for Andrew Luck, but he missed multiple games due to injury last year, and the team didn't use him often as a field stretcher. He has a chance to greatly outperform his mid-round ADP, but still hasn't put it together yet.|
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Jets | Quincy Enunwa could play outside Fri Jul 21, 11:57 PM
New York Jets WR Quincy Enunwa could move to the outside this season because of the lack of depth at the position.
|Footballguys view: Enunwa got off to a hot start in the slot last year and never looked back, but now with Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall gone, he will have to shoulder a huge load in the questionable Jets passing game. He's the most valuable receiver on the roster, but just how valuable and whether he'll matter for fantasy leagues is yet to be seen.|
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49ers | Bruce Ellington has something to prove Fri Jul 21, 09:36 PM
San Francisco 49ers WR Bruce Ellington must stay healthy and prove himself to the new coaching staff in order to earn a role in the offense, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.
|Footballguys view: Ellington has a higher ceiling than presumptive starting slot wideout Jeremy Kerley, but rookie fifth-round pick Trent Taylor is also a promising young slot receiver and could take Ellington's roster spot if he can't stay healthy this summer.|
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49ers | Marquise Goodwin in line to start Fri Jul 21, 09:26 PM
San Francisco 49ers WR Marquise Goodwin is expected to be the No. 2 receiver this season, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.
|Footballguys view: The 49ers wide receiver group is a work in progress with only Pierre Garcon entrenched as the #1. Aldrick Robinson will play a role along with Goodwin as a field stretcher, and Jeremy Kerley is the favorite in the slot. There should be a decent amount of production to spread around in an offense that will be playing from behind a lot with a high volume passer at the helm in Brian Hoyer.|
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Cowboys | Dez Bryant misses conditioning run Fri Jul 21, 05:33 PM
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (illness) was three hours late for his conditioning run Friday, July 21, and did not run. Bryant said he has been dealing with a sinus infection and headaches recently and apologized to the coaching staff for being late.
|Footballguys view: We aren't terribly worried about this and the Cowboys wont be either. With Ezekiel Elliott potentially suspended, Bryant could be in line for an early season bump. We will know more when we have more information about any punishment the league hands down. Regardless, we expect Bryant to be one of the top receivers in fantasy again this year.|
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Ravens | Baltimore sends two to PUP list Fri Jul 21, 02:56 PM
Baltimore Ravens WR Michael Campanaro (toe) and CB Tavon Young (knee) on the Physically Unable to Perform list on Friday, July 21.Link to story
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Ravens | Griff Whalen inks deal with Baltimore Fri Jul 21, 02:46 PM
Updating a previous report, free-agent WR Griff Whalen (Chargers) signed an undisclosed deal with the Baltimore Ravens on Friday, July 21.
|Footballguys view: Whalen is going to be buried on the depth chart. This is camp depth and nothing more.|
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Bills | Anquan Boldin to visit Monday Fri Jul 21, 02:17 PM
Free-agent WR Anquan Boldin (Lions) is scheduled to meet with the Buffalo Bills on Monday, July 24.
|Footballguys view: An interesting signing if it happens, and it could hurt rookie Zay Jones' stock a bit. While Boldin's better days are behind him, he is a good enough possession receiver that we could see Tyrod Taylor leaning on him quote a bit. He would also be good insurance against yet another Sammy Watkins foot injury.|
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Bills | Zay Jones impressed during spring Fri Jul 21, 12:19 PM
Buffalo Bills second-round WR Zay Jones 'performed well in spring practices' and 'looked the part of a top three wideout,' according to BuffaloBills.com contributing correspondent Jake Hamilton.
|Footballguys view: As banged up as Sammy Watkins is, short term Zay Jones could have some value at some point this season. Long term, the Bills didn't pick up Watkins' extension which could mean a bigger role for Jones in 2018. Right now he's tracking as the 66th receiver off the board in early drafts. He has value, but clearly the market is cautious, as it should be.|
Ravens | Baltimore gives Griff Whalen a look Fri Jul 21, 12:06 PM
The Baltimore Ravens worked out free-agent WR Griff Whalen (Chargers) on Friday, July 21. Whalen underwent a physical and there is reportedly 'mutual interest', according to the Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec.
|Footballguys view: We don't expect huge things from Whalen in a crowded position group. He's possibly a camp body. However, with the constant injuries to Keenan Allen and the rumors of season ending surgery for rookie Mike Williams, he might want to give his old team a call and see if he can get into a situation with more upside.|
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Saints | New Orleans places two on NFI Fri Jul 21, 02:52 AM
The New Orleans Saints placed WR Travin Dural (undisclosed) and DT Devaroe Lawrence (knee) on the Non-Football Injury List Thursday, July 20.Link to story
Vikings | Jarius Wright's roster spot in danger? Fri Jul 21, 02:34 AM
Minnesota Vikings WR Jarius Wright is no lock to make the team, according to ESPN's Ben Goessling, following the offseason signing of WR Michael Floyd and the selection of rookie WRs Rodney Adams and Stacy Coley in the draft. Wright signed a four-year extension before the 2015 campaign and carries a cap number of $3.138 million for the upcoming season.
|Footballguys view: We've liked Wright but he's never really been more than an occasionally productive player in both the NFL and fantasy. As it stands, he's a nice but easily replaceable piece of the offense and even if he makes the team, remains a fantasy non-factor.|
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Packers | Jeff Janis could be on the bubble Fri Jul 21, 02:10 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis could be in danger of not making the team, according to ESPN's Rob Demovsky, after the Packers invested draft picks on WRs Malachi Dupre and DeAngelo Yancey as well as the emergence of WR Geronimo Allison. Janis did little as a receiver last season but has been one of their top performers on special teams.
|Footballguys view: Every couple of years there emerges a Packers wide receiver fans and fantasy owners are drawn to like a moth to flame. And like that moth, inevitably it all ends in flame and tears. Janis is a guy who Packers fans raved about for several years but who never fulfilled that promise. We have no real expectation that changes this year IF he makes the team, and that won't happen if a hungrier special teams ace emerges. You can safely stop moving towards the flame now otherwise you will get burned.|
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Jaguars | Amba Etta-Tawo could push for spot Thu Jul 20, 11:37 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Amba Etta-Tawo could claim the final receiver spot on the roster with a big preseason, according to Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida-Times Union.
|Footballguys view: A very raw prospect, Etta-Two showed improvement over his last year at Syracuse (moving from Maryland as a Graduate Student)and intrigues with his ability to get over the top and as well as work underneath. He was inconsistent though, and just showed one year of production, so we are pretty sure his impact will be minimal at least this year.|
Redskins | Josh Doctson key for Kirk Cousins? Thu Jul 20, 11:26 PM
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson's progression this season could help determine if QB Kirk Cousins decides to sign a long-term extension, according to JP Finlay of CSNMidAtlantic.com.Link to story
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Jaguars | Rashad Greene not a lock for roster Thu Jul 20, 11:12 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Rashad Greene's roster spot could be in jeopardy because of the five new receivers added this offseason, according to Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union.
|Footballguys view: There's very little room for error in Jacksonville with Allen Robinson, Allen Hurns, and Marqise Lee assured roster spots and both Dede Westbrook and Arrelious Benn likely to hang on as well. Greene hasn't done much in his two years with the Jaguars, so this wouldn't come as a surprise.|
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Lions | Jared Abbrederis ahead of competition Thu Jul 20, 10:08 PM
Detroit Lions WR Jared Abbrederis is well ahead of the competition for one of the final receiver spots on the roster because of his route-running ability, according to Justin Rogers of The Detroit News.
|Footballguys view: Abbrederis flashed with the Packers but was really inconsistent. Unless he can find a way to change that - while Golden Tate and Marvin Jones falter - we don't expect much from him this season.|
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Lions | T.J. Jones in good shape to make roster Thu Jul 20, 09:58 PM
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones' superior route-running ability has him in position to claim one of the final receiver spots on the roster, according to Justin Rogers of The Detroit News.
|Footballguys view: Don't be fooled by Jones' high average last year as that 18.6 yards per catch came on just 5 passes for 93 yards over three games. He's even if he makes the roster we don't expect big things from him.|
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Rams | Cooper Kupp a projected starter Thu Jul 20, 09:42 PM
Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp was listed as a preseason starter on the unofficial list provided to the media Wednesday, July 19.
|Footballguys view: We'll see what happens with the official depth chart but frankly, why not? The more time he gets to build chemistry with Jared Goff, the better. Kupp has tremendous skill and a wide array of moves to gain separation from coverage but while we like him, our enthusiasm is dampened by the tendency of rookie receivers to struggle and the expected slow advancement of Goff's game.|
Ravens | Three Ravens placed on injury lists Thu Jul 20, 05:55 PM
Baltimore Ravens OG Jermaine Eluemunor (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Thursday, July 20. Additionally, WR Aaron Bailey (undisclosed) and DE Patrick Ricard (undisclosed) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Chargers | Surgery off table for Mike Williams for now Wed Jul 19, 05:28 PM
Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Chargers WR Mike Williams' (back) back injury is improving, and surgery for Williams is not on the table at this time, according to sources.
|Footballguys view: Surgery may or may not be in the future for Williams, but one thing is clear -- the rookie first-rounder is way behind his teammates after missing offseason work. Williams seems to be on the track as other rookie WRs in recent years (Josh Doctson, Breshad Perriman, Kevin White) who didn't contribute much if at all in their first season.|
Chargers | Mike Williams starting to run Wed Jul 19, 04:32 PM
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Chargers WR Mike Williams (back) started to run this week and is feeling better after receiving an epidural in his back, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: The epidural was the second one Williams has received in an effort to get him ready. He is expected to start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.|
Packers | Geronimo Allison to miss first game Wed Jul 19, 04:13 PM
Green Bay Packers WR Geronimo Allison has been suspended for the first game of the 2017 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
|Footballguys view: Allison had a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge that was settled earlier this year. He flashed the last two games of his rookie season in 2016 with 4-for-66 against the Vikings in Week 16 and 4-for-91 and a touchdown against the Lions in Week 17. When he returns in Week 2 this year, it will be as the Packers no4 wide receiver behind Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Randall Cobb.|
Chargers | Mike Williams may need season-ending surgery Wed Jul 19, 04:12 PM
Los Angeles Chargers WR Mike Williams (back) may need to undergo season-ending surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back, according to sources. He recently received a second epidural in his back to see if he could return at some point during training camp, but the team are preparing as if he will not be able to return during that time frame. The team is still hoping that Williams will be able to avoid surgery.
|Footballguys view: There are conflicting reports about whether or not surgery is needed. Either way, things aren't looking great for the top-10 pick. Williams has missed the offseason work for the Chargers and he's way behind his teammates. They'll be solid at the position even if Williams misses significant time. The Chargers are getting Keenan Allen back healthy this year, plus they've got guys like Travis Benjamin, Dontrelle Inman and Tyrell Williams to make plays in the passing game...and oh yeah, TEs Hunter Henry and Antonio Gates.|
Packers | Geronimo Allison given tall comparison Wed Jul 19, 10:54 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Geronimo Allison was compared to former New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston as a big, powerful receiver, according to one scout.
|Footballguys view: Let's not go overboard here. We like Allison as a dynasty prospect but he's a little lanky (6'3" 196 pounds) to be compared to Colston (6'4" 225 pounds). He suspended the first game this year, but Allison should be the Packers no4 wide receiver behind Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Randall Cobb.|
Packers | Davante Adams in a contract year Wed Jul 19, 10:49 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams is entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2017. His 12 touchdowns tied for fourth in the NFL last season.
|Footballguys view: Touchdown production like that is tough to duplicate, so we could see Adams having a statistical dip in 2017. He's earned the trust of Aaron Rodgers, but Adams did drop seven passes last year...and concentration has been a problem for him dating back to his days catching passes from Derek Carr at Fresno State.|
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Packers | Belief remains in Randall Cobb Wed Jul 19, 10:46 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb still has the team's belief in him after his three-touchdown performance in the wild-card game against the New York Giants. 'I think you saw him in those playoff games,' wide receivers coach Luke Getsy said, 'and he wasn't even totally healthy, and you saw who he is. He's an impactful guy. You take the Giants game early in the year, and it's third-and-long, and we throw the ball way short of the sticks and he's the only guy on the football team that makes that play for us.'
|Footballguys view: It's been a couple of years since Cobb produced at a high level. Last year, injuries robbed Cobb of his explosiveness and he didn't look like the same player. Now healthy, Cobb is looking to bounce back in 2017. Fantasy owners are selecting him at WR40 (8.08) in 12-team PPR leagues.|
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Packers | Jordy Nelson evolved into slot receiver Wed Jul 19, 10:33 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson ran nearly half of his routes from the slot and the perimeter in the final 10 games last season. In 181 routes run from the slot, according to Pro Football Focus, Nelson led the NFL with 2.75 yards per route.
|Footballguys view: Keep this in mind when looking at matchup data this season. Nelson is the favorite target of QB Aaron Rodgers and fantasy owners love him too. Most are taking him at the turn (1.12) as the no6 wide receiver off the board in 12-team PPR leagues.|
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Ravens | Breshad Perriman impressing Wed Jul 19, 09:56 AM
Baltimore Ravens WR Breshad Perriman has had the most impressive offseason at the position, according to beat writer Jamison Hensley. Perriman caught just 33 of the 66 targets to him last season, which was the lowest success rate among receivers on the team.
|Footballguys view: The talent has always been there with Perriman, but injuries have kept him from playing up to his potential as a pro. The addition of Jeremy Maclin means that Perriman won't be the primary chain-mover at the position. Instead, Perriman will use his size/speed combination to take the top off the defense. When catching passes from Joe Flacco, that can be an interesting setup. Consider Perriman a late-round flier, and especially take a look at him late in leagues that reward points for big plays. Perriman's current ADP is WR62 (13.10) in 12-team PPR leagues.|
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Raiders | Calvin Johnson linked to Raiders Tue Jul 18, 11:36 AM
Former Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson was a guest of Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing during organized team activities earlier this summer. He also played golf with Downing, head coach Jack Del Rio and QB Derek Carr.
|Footballguys view: There's been quite a bit of buzz about Megatron recently, but he's still retired. It would be an amazing story if the Raiders were able to snare both RB Marshawn Lynch and Johnson coming out of retirement in 2017. According to OverTheCap.com, the Raiders have around $18 million in cap space right now.|
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Lions | Calvin Johnson's return could put Lions in bind Tue Jul 18, 11:30 AM
Former Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson, if he decided to come out of retirement, could force the team to release him.
|Footballguys view: This is an interesting story to keep an eye on as Johnson has recently opened up about why he walked away from the Lions and into retirement. If he returned, Johnson's old salary would count against the team's cap. According to Spotrac, Johnson cleared over $11 million in salary cap space when he retired, which would put the Lions over the threshold.|
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NFL | Anquan Boldin talking with teams Mon Jul 17, 06:08 PM
Free-agent WR Anquan Boldin (Lions) said he has talked with several teams about the possibility of signing and is scheduled to meet with an undisclosed team Sunday, July 23.
|Footballguys view: Boldin showed last year that he could still make plays at the pro level. We should see him sign with a new team sometime around the start of training camp.|
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Lions | Calvin Johnson invited to camp Mon Jul 17, 12:17 PM
Retired WR Calvin Johnson was invited to training camp by the Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood told WJR Radio.
|Footballguys view: Wood has been exchanging text messages with Johnson that he described as "cordial" and "professional" but he did not get into specifics. Johnson opened up about his retirement from the Lions recently, talking about how the constant losing was a factor in his decision to walk away. Johnson has declared before that a return to the NFL would be too much of a toll on his body.|
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Jaguars | Allen Hurns to have major role? Sun Jul 16, 09:53 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Hurns is one of Jacksonville's most consistent receivers, according to John Oehser of Jaguars.com, and Oehser believes Hurns will be a 'big factor' in the passing game this season.
|Footballguys view: "Big factor" doesn't necessarily mean "fantasy factor" in 2017...especially with reports of having QB Blake Bortles with a more limited role this year. Hurns was a major disappointment for fantasy owners last year, falling from the no14 spot in 2015 to the no75 spot in 2016. The emergence of Marqise Lee and a more conservative approach on offense with an emphasis on rookie RB Leonard Fournette will continue to limit Hurns production. He's WR67 (14.06) in 12-team PPR leagues at this time.|
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Lions | Golden Tate supports Matthew Stafford Sun Jul 16, 09:30 PM
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford needs a contract extension as soon as possible, according to WR Golden Tate. 'They gotta get that done,' Tate said 'He deserves it. He does everything right. You don't have to worry about him getting in trouble. He balls-out. He's tough as nails. He's what you want in a quarterback.'Link to story
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Panthers | Austin Duke could be deep threat Sun Jul 16, 08:38 PM
Carolina Panthers WR Austin Duke's speed could help him make the 53-man roster, according to C Jackson Cowart of the Charlotte Observer, and Cowart believes Duke could help fill the role that New Orleans Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr. occupied last season.Link to story
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Lions | Golden Tate a reception machine Sun Jul 16, 08:11 PM
Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has the sixth-most receptions in the NFL since signing with Detroit in 2014, and he has reached 90 receptions in all three seasons with the team.Link to story
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Saints | Ted Ginn to be No. 3 WR Sun Jul 16, 06:39 PM
New Orleans Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr. will be the team's No. 3 receiver this season and can also be used as a kick or punt returner.
|Footballguys view: With Brandin Cooks traded to the Patriots, the Saints need Ginn to be their no3 WR behind Michael Thomas and Willie Snead. Ginn has more value in leagues that reward points for return yards, but in 12-team PPR leagues he's going off the board at WR65 (14.05).|
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Cardinals | John Brown ready for big season? Sun Jul 16, 12:31 AM
Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown will be the main beneficiary of the departure of Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Floyd, according to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo! Sports. Floyd accounted for 88 targets for the Cardinals last season.
|Footballguys view: Brown is going to be the Cardinals no2 WR opposite Larry Fitzgerald in 2017 and there should be more buzz about him. He had a lingering concussion and complications from sickle cell anemia that limited him during his 15 starts in 2016. He's at full strength now, and Brown should build on his 2015 season of 65 catches, 1,003 yards, and 7 touchdowns. He's WR42 (9.02) in 12-team PPR leagues.|
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Eagles | Bryce Treggs trying to carve out role Sat Jul 15, 11:31 PM
Philadelphia Eagles WR Bryce Treggs has been growing as a receiver, according to QB Carson Wentz, and Treggs said he is going to use training camp to try to gain Wentz's trust.
|Footballguys view: Undrafted out of Cal in 2016, Treggs was originally signed by the 49ers before the Eagles picked him up last year. He's a sharp route runner with plenty of speed, but a history of nagging injuries held Treggs back during his college career. The chemistry he's gaining with Wentz is important, but with so many additions to the WR position this offseason Treggs is competing for the no5 spot at best in training camp. Fantasy owners in super super deep dynasty leagues should be monitoring his progress but that's it.|
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Titans | Rishard Matthews likely will start Sat Jul 15, 02:11 PM
Tennessee Titans WR Rishard Matthews should be one of the starting wide receivers this season, in the opinion of TitansOnline.com's Jim Wyatt.
|Footballguys view: The Titans have upgraded the wide receiver position in 2017. Matthews can be moved around the formation and attack a defense in multiple ways. He should team with Eric Decker and rookie, top-5 pick Corey Davis to give QB Marcus Mariota plenty of options to throw to (and oh yeah, TE Delanie Walker). The Titans are a run-heavy team, so Matthews is getting drafted at WR53 (11.11) in 12-team PPR leagues.|
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