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  Redskins | Jamison Crowder more comfortable     Sun Jul 31, 12:13 AM

Washington Redskins WR Jamison Crowder said he feels more comfortable with the offensive system this year and is more confident than he was as a rookie.

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  Browns | Corey Coleman making plays    Sat Jul 30, 11:34 PM

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman has been 'stacking good days together' at practice, head coach Hue Jackson said Saturday, July 30, and Coleman has consistently been finding openings in the defense in 11-on-11 drills.

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  Steelers | Sammie Coates wows in practice    Sat Jul 30, 10:44 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates made several spectacular catches in practice Saturday, July 30, including a 40-yard touchdown and a one-handed grab.

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  Chiefs | Tyreek Hill showing off his speed    Sat Jul 30, 09:59 PM

Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill has had a 'great' offseason and possesses the type of speed that worries defensive backs, QB Alex Smith said Saturday, July 30.

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  Titans | Andre Johnson delivers in first practice    Sat Jul 30, 09:35 PM

Tennessee Titans WR Andre Johnson made several nice catches during his first practice Saturday, July 30, and head coach Mike Mularkey said Johnson will have a chance to compete for a starting spot.

Footballguys view: The Titans want to run the ball as much as possible. They don't have a passing game built to put up a ton of fantasy points. If Johnson continues to impress and make the 53-man roster we don't feel he's going to have much fantasy value with the Titans.

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  Jets | Geno Smith sharp in practice    Sat Jul 30, 09:25 PM

New York Jets QB Geno Smith worked with the second-team offense and connected on deep balls to WR Kyle S. Williams and WR Chandler Worthy during practice Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: We'll be keeping an eye on this situation, but Smith is unlikely to start for the Jets this year with Ryan Fitzpatrick back on the roster.

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  Ravens | Uneven practice for Kamar Aiken    Sat Jul 30, 08:29 PM

Baltimore Ravens WR Kamar Aiken dropped a couple of passes during practice Friday, July 29, but he also caught a couple of deep passes, including a long touchdown.

Footballguys view: The Ravens WR situation has to shake out before we see Aiken's true fantasy value. With Steve Smith back and healthy, Aiken should take a back seat to the veteran. We see him as a WR5/WR6 for fantasy owners this year. Dynasty owners should add him for a good price if possible.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones could practice in full Sunday    Sat Jul 30, 08:18 PM

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) participated in individual drills Saturday, July 30, and could receive full clearance for practice as soon as Sunday, July 31. He has been bothered by an apparent foot injury since training camp opened Thursday, July 28, and was spotted rolling his left foot over a ball on the sidelines while team drills were taking place Saturday.

Footballguys view: Good news for the Falcons here. Jones is going off the board at WR2 (1.03) in 12-team PPR leagues. The Falcons passing game is going to go through their superstar WR.

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  Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson to miss a few days    Sat Jul 30, 08:15 PM

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (shoulder) is expected to miss several days of practice. He injured his left shoulder while making a diving catch Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: Patterson is running out of time with the Vikings. He'll likely have to go to another team for a fresh start. Dynasty owners should stash him in deeper leagues.

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  Texans | DeAndre Hopkins put on Reserve/DNR list    Sat Jul 30, 07:18 PM

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins was placed on the Reserve/Did Not Report list Saturday, July 30.

Footballguys view: Watch this Hopkins situation. He's a beat-of-a-different-drummer type of guy, and holding out with two years left on his contract is a bit unusual. The Texans have been throwing around money like they're handing out Halloween candy. We can't see them offering Hopkins more than a four-year, $50 million deal...if they even do that. They should work with their superstar WR, but he should realize that he doesn't have much leverage with two years under their control left.

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  Colts | Andre Debose signs with Colts    Sat Jul 30, 07:12 PM

Free-agent WR Andre Debose (Raiders) was signed to an undisclosed deal by the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, July 30.

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  Colts | Brian Tyms to IR    Sat Jul 30, 07:11 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Brian Tyms (undisclosed) was placed on Injured Reserve Saturday, July 30.

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  Packers | Jeff Janis receiving high-level education    Sat Jul 30, 06:32 PM

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis has been a pet project of sorts for QB Aaron Rodgers early in training camp, according to quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt.

Footballguys view: Keep this on your mental back-burner just in case we see Janis emerge during the preseason. He's competing with guys like Davante Adams, Ty Montgomery and Jared Abbrederis to be the team's No.3 WR behind Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb.

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  Cardinals | Arizona waives Rico Richardson    Sat Jul 30, 03:42 PM

Arizona Cardinals WR Rico Richardson was waived Saturday, July 30. Free-agent WR Frank Okafor was signed to replace Richardson on the 90-man roster.

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  Texans | DeAndre Hopkins has roster bonus pending    Sat Jul 30, 02:44 PM

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins has a $445,000 roster bonus due Thursday, Aug. 4, if he is on the 90-man roster. If he is placed on the Reserve/Did Not Report list, he will not earn the roster bonus.

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  Giants | Victor Cruz is on schedule    Sat Jul 30, 01:38 PM

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz (calf) is on schedule in his recovery process from a calf injury for which he missed all of last season. Cruz practiced for a second straight day Saturday, July 30, without limitations.

Footballguys view: More good news about Cruz here. We want to see him get back to his old self, but that's far from a guarantee. Monitor his progress as we continue through training camp.

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  NFL | Devin Hester receiving interest    Sat Jul 30, 12:44 PM

Free-agent WR Devin Hester (Falcons) said he has been contacted by seven teams since being released by the Atlanta Falcons. Hester wants to be completely healthy before signing with a team.

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  Eagles | Marcus Johnson suffers injury    Sat Jul 30, 12:32 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Marcus Johnson (quadriceps) was not able to finish practice Saturday, July 30, because he suffered a quadriceps injury.

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  Eagles | Rueben Randle leaves practice    Sat Jul 30, 12:27 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Rueben Randle (cramps) left practice early Saturday, July 30, because he was dealing with cramps.

Footballguys view: Randle needs to get over these cramps and get on the field to impress ASAP. He's never been a consistent player, and we don't expect that to change now that he's with the Eagles.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones not worried    Sat Jul 30, 11:42 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (undisclosed) said he is dealing with a minor injury and it is nothing to worry about.

Footballguys view: Fantasy owners shouldn't be worried by this either. His current ADP is WR2 (1.03) in 12-team PPR leagues, and we shouldn't see that fall much if at all before the start of the regular season.

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  Texans | DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp    Sat Jul 30, 11:21 AM

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins did not report to training camp because he is unhappy with his contract and the team is not willing to negotiate an extension. Hopkins can be fined $40,000 for each day of camp he misses.

Footballguys view: A first-round pick in 2013, the Texans own his rights for the next two years as they exercised his fifth-year option earlier this offseason. During that time, Hopkins is set to make just over $9 million combined. He may not get a contract that pays him Julio Jones money ($14.2 million annually), but Hopkins could get a deal greater than what Doug Baldwin ($11 million annually) signed with Seattle about a month ago. He's serious about this holdout, and the Texans should respond quickly.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones limited    Sat Jul 30, 11:00 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (undisclosed) is in uniform for practice Saturday, July 30, but is not participating in individual drills or 11-on-11 drills.

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  Jaguars | Marqise Lee sitting out    Sat Jul 30, 10:25 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (hamstring) is not participating in practice Saturday, July 30.

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  Ravens | Chris Moore not on the field    Sat Jul 30, 10:07 AM

Baltimore Ravens WR Chris Moore (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Saturday, July 30, because of an undisclosed reason.

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  Dolphins | Coaches impressed with Kenny Stills     Sat Jul 30, 09:43 AM

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills has been impressing the coaching staff since the team's minicamp and is performing well during practice Saturday, July 30.

Footballguys view: Stills in an interesting fit in the Adam Gase system. His speed could be used to stretch the field while No.1 WR Jarvis Landry does his work underneath.

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  Ravens | Chris Moore impressing early    Sat Jul 30, 08:22 AM

Baltimore Ravens WR Chris Moore has generated some buzz early in training camp because he has caught a 60-yard touchdown pass in each of the first two practices. Moore has received increased snaps during training camp because of the injuries to WRs Steve Smith (Achilles') and Breshad Perriman (knee).

Footballguys view: That's Moore's game...always has been, and always will be. The kid has some savvy downfield tracking ability, but needs to learn the full route tree. We like adding Moore in dynasty leagues.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins shows chemistry with QB    Sat Jul 30, 08:17 AM

New York Jets WR Kenbrell Thompkins caught at least five passes from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick during practice Friday, July 29.

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  Bears | Kevin White working with Jay Cutler    Sat Jul 30, 12:50 AM

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White said QB Jay Cutler has taught him to use all of his speed when running routes in order to take advantage of Cutler's strong arm to put pressure on defensive backs.

Footballguys view: It may sound crazy to some, but White can't outrun Cutler's arm. As soon as he realizes that, the better it will be for their connection.

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  Lions | Mathew Stafford expects different offense    Fri Jul 29, 11:55 PM

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford said he expects to lean on the running game a little more in 2016 with WR Calvin Johnson now retired. 'I think it'll make us different,' he said Thursday, July 28. 'It's on us to make it more dangerous. We got to go out there and make the plays.'

Footballguys view: It's going to be weird not seeing WR Calvin Johnson catching passes from Stafford this year. Fantasy owners know the offense is going to flow through Stafford as their rushing attack doesn't exactly strike fear into opponents. We like Stafford as a QB2 with QB1 upside in 2016.

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  Steelers | Markus Wheaton not sure of role    Fri Jul 29, 10:45 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton said he isn't sure if he will remain in the slot or will see more time on the outside with WR Martavis Bryant suspended for the 2016 season.

Footballguys view: The Steelers could keep Wheaton in the slot and use Sammie Coates as an outside receiver. Wheaton isn't made to beat coverage on the outside, but he can take advantage of underneath routes. Coates is athletic and can get down the field. He needs better concentration as a downfield receiver but could at least take one defender with him as he runs deep. We'll know more about Wheaton's role as camp rolls on. He's a WR4 we're keeping an eye on as he could easily outperform his current ADP of WR41 (8.09) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Broncos | Emmanuel Sanders not seeking huge deal?    Fri Jul 29, 10:25 PM

Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders said he wants a fair deal but isn't trying to 'break the bank' during negotiations on a contract extension.

Footballguys view: Sanders and the Broncos have recently had some positive 'back-and-forths' and many think a new deal could be done in the next two weeks. We think Sanders can get a deal that pays him around $10 million annually.

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  Lions | Golden Tate wants to return punts    Fri Jul 29, 09:50 PM

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has expressed his interest in continuing to serve as the club's primary punt returner this season. He averaged 7.5 yards per return in 2015.

Footballguys view: Keep this in mind if you play in a league that rewards points for return yardage. In standard-scoring leagues (or good ole PPR leagues), Tate should be a low-end WR2 with upside. His current ADP is WR22 (3.12) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Bills | Robert Woods could be replaced    Fri Jul 29, 09:34 PM

Buffalo Bills WR Robert Woods had just two catches for more than 22 yards last year, and beat writer Jerry Sullivan believes QB Tyrod Taylor's love for the deep ball will lead to Woods being replaced as the No. 2 receiver.

Footballguys view: Dezmin Lewis, a seventh-round pick in 2015, could be the player to emerge opposite of Watkins. He's been impressive all this offseason during OTAs and minicamp, and we'll be curious to see if he can carry that over to training camp. However, the Bills No.2 WR is not going to be much of a fantasy factor. The passing game is all about Watkins with TE Charles Clay and RB LeSean McCoy mixed in.

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  Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson injured Friday    Fri Jul 29, 08:16 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (arm) suffered an apparent injury to his left shoulder or collarbone during practice Friday, July 29. He sustained the injury after making a diving catch and was forced to leave early. Head coach Mike Zimmer does not believe the problem is serious.

Footballguys view: Patterson generated some buzz this offseason with better route-running, but he is still trying just to get his foot in the door in this offense. This could slow down whatever momentum he built earlier this year.

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  Giants | Sterling Shepard the No. 2 receiver    Fri Jul 29, 06:13 PM

New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard ran with the first-team offense Friday, July 29, and was also on the field during plays with just two wide receivers.

Footballguys view: Victor Cruz's return to practice is a feel good story, but unless he really got back to his pre-injury form, Shepard should be entrenched as the #2 receiver. Cruz would be the first player to get back to a high level after that injury if he can pull it off.

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  Lions | T.J. Jones relegated to backup offense    Fri Jul 29, 05:32 PM

Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones ran with the second-team offense during practice Friday, July 29.

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  Lions | Anquan Boldin working out of the slot    Fri Jul 29, 05:24 PM

Detroit Lions WR Anquan Boldin spent a lot of time with the first-team offense with most of his repetitions as the slot receiver Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: This is not great for Eric Ebron, as two of them would be competing for targets in the middle of the field. T.J. Jones was set up to have the lead for the slot job with less imposing veterans like Jeremy Kerley, Andre Roberts, and Bubba Caldwell as competition, but his road to relevance in deep dynasty leagues is rougher now.

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  Giants | Donte Foster waived    Fri Jul 29, 04:51 PM

New York Giants WR Donte Foster was waived Friday, July 29.

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  Falcons | Chris King signs with Falcons    Fri Jul 29, 04:48 PM

Free-agent WR Chris King (Cardinals) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Friday, July 29. Financial terms were undisclosed.

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  Bengals | Camp important for Mario Alford    Fri Jul 29, 04:26 PM

Cincinnati Bengals WR Mario Alford is entering an important training camp for him because the team wants to see if he is a legitimate candidate for the punt returner job, according to special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons. Alford returned five punts for 59 yards last preseason.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones will be fully back soon    Fri Jul 29, 03:57 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (undisclosed) will be a full participant in practice 'in the next day or so,' according to head coach Dan Quinn. Quinn decided to sit Jones out during team drills Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: This matches the earlier reports to not be worried about Jones leaving practice earlier this week. As long as whatever this is/was doesn't recur, we won't be moving Jones from the top 3 of our wide receiver board and top 5 of our overall board.

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  Buccaneers | Mike Evans grabs everything     Fri Jul 29, 03:49 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans caught all seven of his targets during practice Friday, July 29.

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  Jaguars | Marqise Lee's injury not serious    Fri Jul 29, 03:28 PM

Updating a previous report, Jacksonville Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (hamstring) will not be sidelined for an extended period of time because of his hamstring injury but there is no timetable for his return, according to head coach Gus Bradley. Lee was able to do some jogging during practice Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: Whatever hope there was that this year would be different for Lee is quickly fading. Even if he only misses a week or two with the injury, this is all too familiar a pattern for the albino tiger.

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  Bills | Sammy Watkins a week away    Fri Jul 29, 02:40 PM

Updating an earlier report, Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins (foot) will be brought along slowly, and the team will 'turn him loose' in a week, according to a source.

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  Bills | Seven Bills sidelined    Fri Jul 29, 02:22 PM

Buffalo Bills LB Manny Lawson (undisclosed) and WR Kolby Listenbee (abdomen) were placed on the Non-Football Injury list Friday, July 29. WR Marcus Easley (knee), DE Shaq Lawson (shoulder) and DT Kyle Williams (knee) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. DT Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) and OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) were placed on the Non-Football Illness list.

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  Bills | Sammy Watkins to PUP    Fri Jul 29, 02:21 PM

Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins (foot) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: Watkins was reportedly playing pickup basketball and said x-rays show his foot is fully healed. If he can get on the field in the next week or two and get through re-conditioning without incident, he'll be worth a third-round pick, but those are still ifs until they happen.

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  Titans | Andre Johnson lands two years    Fri Jul 29, 01:16 PM

Updating an earlier report, Tennessee Titans WR Andre Johnson signed a two-year deal Friday, July 29. Financial terms weren't disclosed. The Indianapolis Colts owed Johnson $2.5 million this season, but with an offset, the Titans will absorb some of that.

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  Titans | Andre Johnson signing with Titans    Fri Jul 29, 12:49 PM

Free-agent WR Andre Johnson (Colts) is signing with the Tennessee Titans Friday, July 29. Terms weren't disclosed.

Footballguys view: It's hard to see how Johnson can benefit the Titans outside of mentoring the younger receiver corps. He could push Harry Douglas out of a job, but Johnson looked like he had little to contribute on an NFL field last year.

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  Patriots | Nate Washington sits out    Fri Jul 29, 11:42 AM

New England Patriots WR Nate Washington (undisclosed) is out of practice Friday, July 29.

Footballguys view: Washington has an uphill battle to make the team over Keshawn Martin, who can play inside and outside. If he misses training camp time while trying to get up to speed in the Patriots somewhat dense passing game, it will make it almost impossible for him to make the team.

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  Patriots | Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola progress    Fri Jul 29, 11:39 AM

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (foot) an WR Danny Amendola (ankle, knee) ran hills Friday, July 29, and appear close to returning to practice.

Footballguys view: Edelman was a PPR WR1 last year before going down, but he is falling to WR2 range in the late third in early drafts this year. If he can get back on the field early in camp, it will be a good sign. The Patriots trading for Martellus Bennett could make this primarily a two tight end attack, so Edelman might not be as central to the red zone pass offense as he was last year.

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