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Lions | Ryan Broyles participating

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:45:39 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles (Achilles') is participating in the team's workout Wednesday, April 23. Broyles did not participate Tuesday, April 22.

Dolphins | Jamar Taylor considered quitting

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:39:15 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Jamar Taylor said he considered quitting football after he dealt with injuries during the 2013 season but is ready to play this upcoming season. "It was to the point last year I thought I was done playing football," Taylor said. "I didn't want to play anymore. I was out of it. Thank God for my girlfriend, my family, my pastors and God because I made it through and kept working. I'm really looking forward to this year. I'm going to turn a lot of heads."

Rams | Sam Bradford limited as workouts begin, remains ahead of schedule

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:36:30 -0700

St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford (knee) will start the offseason conditioning program in a limited fashion while still recovering from a torn ACL he suffered last season. Head coach Jeff Fisher added that Bradford is well ahead of schedule and will be throwing once organized team activities commence.

Cubs | Luis Valbuena could be used at leadoff

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:32:04 -0700

Chicago Cubs 3B Luis Valbuena is another candidate to hit in the leadoff spot this year after he set the tone with a long at-bat in the leadoff spot Tuesday, April 22. "His on-base percentage has been extremely high, especially against right-handed pitching," manager Rick Renteria said of Valbuena, who has a .420 on-base percentage against right-handed pitchers. "Yesterday, I think he set the tone. He fouled off a lot of pitches and got on base." 2B Emilio Bonifacio and OF Junior Lake have also been used at leadoff.

Dolphins | Matt Szymanski signed

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:11 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have signed free-agent PK Matt Szymanski (Chiefs) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Cubs | Jake Arrieta to make rehab start Saturday

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:23:35 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) will make another rehab start with Double-A Tennessee Saturday, April 26, and it could be his last rehab start before the team activates him from the disabled list.

Cowboys | Lance Dunbar taking part in workouts

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:22:25 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar (knee) has been participating in offseason workouts this week. He is expected to enter the 2014 season as the team's No. 2 running back.

Orioles | Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy back

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:20:07 -0700

Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (forearm) and SS J.J. Hardy (hamstring) are both back in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 23.

FANTASY TIP: Get both Wieters and Hardy back into your fake starting lineups ASAP.

Lions | Erik Lora to visit

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:10:11 -0700

The Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with Eastern Illinois WR Erik Lora Friday, April 25.

Cardinals | Adam Wainwright expects to make next start

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:08:11 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright (knee) insists that he'll be good to go for his next start against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, April 27, after hyperextending his knee Tuesday, April 22. "My ACL, MCL, UCL, all those LCLs, QCLs, all the CLs are good," Wainwright said, listing actual and fictional ligaments that could have been damaged in the twist. "It's one of those (plays) that looks scarier than it actually was. … I expected it to be more painful than it actually was."

FANTASY TIP: The Cards could choose to push Wainwright back, but if he doesn't have a setback, he shouldn't need to miss a start.

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Bills | Two linemen visiting

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:03:23 -0700

The Buffalo Bills are meeting with Notre Dame OT Zack Martin and McGill OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Wednesday, April 23.

Mariners | Nick Franklin starting in right

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:50:46 -0700

Seattle Mariners SS Nick Franklin is receiving his first career start in right field Wednesday, April 23. "I'm trying to get a spark," manager Lloyd McClendon said. "He's a bat. Hopefully, he'll go out and get three or four hits today, score a couple and knock in three…and become a (heck) of a right fielder."

Rangers | Neftali Feliz dealing with fatigue

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:47:36 -0700

Texas Rangers RP Neftali Feliz has left Triple-A Round Rock due to general soreness and fatigue. However, he's not dealing with a significant physical injury.

FANTASY TIP: Feliz's road back from Tommy John surgery has proved more trying than most expected. A return to the Rangers doesn't seem to be anywhere close for their former closer.

Browns | Derek Carr to visit

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:44:05 -0700

Fresno State QB Derek Carr is set to visit with the Cleveland Browns Thursday, April 24. Carr recently worked out for the Browns at his school.

Cardinals | Tyrann Mathieu expected to start camp on PUP

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:41:59 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said FS Tyrann Mathieu's (knee) rehab is on schedule but believes Mathieu probably will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Mathieu has been able to run and backpedal in a straight line but has not done any cutting or other quick movements at this point.

Jets | Meeting with Jace Amaro

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:39:51 -0700

The New York Jets are meeting with Texas Tech TE Jace Amaro Wednesday, April 23.

Marlins | Carlos Marmol leaves with injury

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:32:50 -0700

Miami Marlins RP Carlos Marmol (hamstring) left the game early with a right hamstring strain Wednesday, April 23.

Cowboys | Could consider selecting Johnny Manziel

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:32:16 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys could consider taking Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel if he is available when they select in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Buccaneers | Johnny Manziel option for top pick

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:28:05 -0700

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is on a short list of players the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily considering selecting in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, according to a source. It is not known how many players are on the team's list of candidates.

Raiders | Prefer Taylor Lewan

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:23:55 -0700

It is believed the Oakland Raiders like Michigan OT Taylor Lewan more than they like Auburn OT Greg Robinson or Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews.