Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Friday, Jan. 24

by KFFL Staff on January 24, 2014 @ 05:56:49 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 23.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Depth Chart Tidbit
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he is excited about new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo. "I'm excited about what he'll bring to the Giants," Manning said. Manning is hoping the new offense has some of the old so it is a smooth transition.


Running Back

RB | Le'Veon Bell | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell should benefit the most from the zone-blocking scheme new offensive line coach Mike Munchak plans to install. Bell is a patient, yet decisive runner, which is a perfect combination for the scheme.

Bell could be a low-end RB1 next season and may be drafted in the second round of drafts.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
The San Francisco 49ers may consider asking RB Frank Gore to take a pay cut this offseason in order to remain with the team. Gore is scheduled to have a $6.45 million salary cap figure next season.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (knee) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 23.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (ribs) practiced for the second straight day Thursday, Jan. 23, and he's fully expected to be able to play in Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach John Fox said Moreno was limited Thursday. RB Montee Ball has seen increased work in the last several games, with double-digit carries in five of the last seven games.

RB | Montee Ball | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (ribs) practiced for the second straight day Thursday, Jan. 23, and he's fully expected to be able to play in Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach John Fox said Moreno was limited Thursday. RB Montee Ball has seen increased work in the last several games, with double-digit carries in five of the last seven games.

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Transaction
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews recieved an increase in base salary in 2014. Matthews is now scheduled to make $1.97825 next season.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday, Jan. 23, that RB Adrian Peterson (groin) underwent successful surgery to fix the adductor muscle in his groin. He's expected to make a full recovery in roughly six weeks.


Wide Receiver

WR | Percy Harvin | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin (concussion) has passed his concussion tests and has been cleared to play in Super Bowl XLVIII.

WR | Michael Campanaro | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Wake Forest WR Michael Campanaro said he believes he will run the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine and hopes to record an even faster time. "I definitely think I'm going to run a 4.4 [in the 40], and I'm shooting for lower honestly. I think I'm going to surprise a lot of people with my 40," Campanaro said. "And maybe I can shoot up [draft boards]. I'm just trying to show my skill set, and hopefully teams like it a lot."

WR | Doug Baldwin | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin (hip) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 23.


Tight End

TE | Dennis Pitta | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent TE Dennis Pitta may look to be classified as a wide receiver if he receives the franchise tag because he is often split out wide. The tag for tight ends is expected to be around $6.7 million, while the tag for wide receivers is expected to be around $11.5 million.


Place Kicker

PK | Matt Prater | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos PK Matt Prater (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 23. DT Sione Fua (calf) was limited during practice. TE Joel Dreessen (knee), OG Chris Kuper (ankle), DT Terrance Knighton (knee), CB Tony Carter (shoulder) and CB Kayvon Webster (thumb) fully participated in practice.

PK | Dan Bailey | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys PK Dan Bailey agreed to terms on a seven-year contract that will pay a little bit more than $3.3 million a year.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jordan Gross | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers impending free-agent OT Jordan Gross said he will need some time before deciding if he will play next season. Gross said he believes the team wants to re-sign him if he continues playing.

OT | Zack Martin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Notre Dame OT Zack Martin said he feels more comfortable at offensive tackle than at offensive guard but worked at both positions during Senior Bowl practices.

OT | Jake Long | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams OT Jake Long (knee) underwent reconstructive surgery on his knee Thursday, Jan. 23. His status for next year is uncertain, but the team is optimistic that he will be ready for the start of the 2014 season.


Guard

OG | Harvey Dahl | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams OG Harvey Dahl (ankle) is scheduled to undergo ankle surgery in the next few days. The surgery is not believed to be serious.


Defensive Line

DL | Terrance Knighton | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos PK Matt Prater (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 23. DT Sione Fua (calf) was limited during practice. TE Joel Dreessen (knee), OG Chris Kuper (ankle), DT Terrance Knighton (knee), CB Tony Carter (shoulder) and CB Kayvon Webster (thumb) fully participated in practice.

DL | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Depth Chart Tidbit
The Dallas Cowboys want DE DeMarcus Ware to get to the point where he is healthy and practicing more in 2014. "He's missed a lot of practice time over the last couple of years because of all these injuries and that's something that can impact a player, even a player of his caliber," Garrett said. "You need to practice. You need to make sure you have the skills necessary to play your best come Sunday and he's done an amazing job from a mental and physical toughness standpoint of playing in these games. We've got to get him to the point where he's healthy and he can practice and get himself ready to play the way he's capable of playing."

DL | Anthony Spencer | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Jordan Woy, the agent for impending free-agent DE Anthony Spencer (knee), said his client should be ready for training camp this year, and the Cowboys are interested in re-signing him.

DL | Ndamukong Suh | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has reportedly left his agent as he enters the final year of his rookie contract. Suh had been represented by Relativity Sports and is seeking new representation. He cannot hire another agent for at least five days. Suh and the Lions have both expressed interest in getting a long-term deal done.


Defensive End

DE | Greg Hardy | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers impending free-agent DE Greg Hardy said there has not been any progress in contract talks with the team. The team could place the franchise tag on Hardy or let him go because of their salary cap situation.

DE | Jadeveon Clowney | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff had some words of praise to say about South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney. "But obviously, he is an incredible talent with wild upside. He's going to be a very big contributor on a football team from Day 1. We all know that. The league knows that. He has the potential to be one of the marquee-type pass rushers," Dimitroff said. The Falcons own the sixth overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, but they have expressed willingness to move up.


Linebacker

LB | Brian Orakpo | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he hopes the team will be able to re-sign impending free-agent DT Chris Baker, LB Brian Orakpo, LB Perry Riley and CB DeAngelo Hall this offseason.


Cornerback

CB | DeAngelo Hall | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he hopes the team will be able to re-sign impending free-agent DT Chris Baker, LB Brian Orakpo, LB Perry Riley and CB DeAngelo Hall this offseason.

CB | Tony Carter | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos PK Matt Prater (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 23. DT Sione Fua (calf) was limited during practice. TE Joel Dreessen (knee), OG Chris Kuper (ankle), DT Terrance Knighton (knee), CB Tony Carter (shoulder) and CB Kayvon Webster (thumb) fully participated in practice.


Offensive Coordinator

OC | Kyle Shanahan | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are conducting their second interview with former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for their offensive coordinator position Thursday, Jan. 23.

OC | Scott Linehan | Free Agent | Transaction
At this time, there is no second interview scheduled for former Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan for the offensive coordinator job with the team.

OC | Ben McAdoo | New York Giants | Depth Chart Tidbit
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he is excited about new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo. "I'm excited about what he'll bring to the Giants," Manning said. Manning is hoping the new offense has some of the old so it is a smooth transition.

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