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Bengals | Jason Verrett to visit

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:16:47 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals are scheduled to meet with Texas Christian CB Jason Verrett.

Astros | Jon Singleton named PCL player of the week

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:12:49 -0700

Houston Astros 1B Jon Singleton was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week after hitting .375 with four home runs and 15 RBIs last week. He's homered three times in the last four games.

Steelers | Jason Verrett visiting

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:10:33 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Texas Christian CB Jason Verrett Monday, April 14.

Bengals | Leon Hall cleared for drills

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:09:44 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Leon Hall (Achilles') has been cleared for all football drills as part of his rehab.

Phillies | A.J. Burnett to pitch with hernia

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:05:58 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (hernia) has been diagnosed with a hernia, which the team said is a manageable injury. Burnett is scheduled to make his next start Wednesday, April 16.

FANTASY TIP: Zolecki made it clear that this is not a sports hernia, which is a much more serious injury. Regardless, it won't give you confidence that Burnett will be pitching with this ailment. He remains strictly a matchup play in deep mixed leagues.

Vikings | Kurt Coleman to compete for backup spot

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:05:27 -0700

Minnesota Vikings SS Kurt Coleman will likely be a contributor on special teams this year and enter the year competing with SSs Jamarca Sanford and Andrew Sendejo for a backup safety spot.

Redskins | Nick Sundberg cleared

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:57:02 -0700

Washington Redskins LS Nick Sundberg (knee) said he has been cleared to participate in offseason workouts after suffering a torn meniscus during the season.

Reds | Aroldis Chapman passes first test

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:56:33 -0700

Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman's (face) bullpen session went well Monday, April 14, and he threw 25 pitches, including fastballs and slider. He'll throw some more bullpens before facing hitters.

Raiders | Meeting with Blake Bortles

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:53:22 -0700

The Oakland Raiders are meeting with Central Florida QB Blake Bortles Monday, April 14.

Redskins | DeSean Jackson reports for workouts

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:52:27 -0700

Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson reported for offseason workouts Monday, April 14, after missing last week because of a previously scheduled vacation.

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Yankees | Francisco Cervelli to be out for a while

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:50:55 -0700

New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli (hamstring) is expected to be out significantly longer than his 15-day disabled list stint, because a typical recovery from a Grade 2 hamstring strain can take up to four to six weeks. Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton missed six weeks last year with a similar ailment.

Eagles | Interested in Ronald Powell

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:46:02 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have shown interest in LB Ronald Powell leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft.

Patriots | Dustin Keller could be option

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:36:56 -0700

The New England Patriots could show interest in free-agent TE Dustin Keller (Dolphins) at some point this offseason.

Dolphins | Could be interested in Jermichael Finley if cleared

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:23:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Miami Dolphins have told the agent of free-agent TE Jermichael Finley (neck) that they could be interested in signing Finley if he is cleared to play again after next surgery.

Broncos | Von Miller hopes to return better than ever

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:21:24 -0700

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) said his surgically repaired knee is feeling good and hopes to play better than he did before he suffered his injury. "I'm a 100 percent positive I'll be able to come back not only be the same Von, (but) I got to be better. You come back and be the same guy it's like you go 'it's the same Von again' and I got to be better," Miller said.

Red Sox | No fracture for Dustin Pedroia

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:19:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (wrist) is not dealing with a fracture in his left wrist, and a baseball source said Pedroia received "great news" Monday, April 14. The injury occurred April 4 at second base during a breakup play at second base involving Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez.

Yankees | X-rays negative for Brian McCann

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:17:24 -0700

X-rays on New York Yankees C Brian McCann's (hand) right hand came back negative.

FANTASY TIP: McCann could return to the lineup Tuesday. Austin Romine is expected to be the new backup to McCann, though, with Francisco Cervelli (hamstring) headed to the DL.

Yankees | Francisco Cervelli headed to DL

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:16:51 -0700

New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli's (hamstring) MRI exam revealed a Grade 2 right hamstring strain, and he'll be placed on the 15-day disabled list.

Vikings | Kurt Coleman agrees to terms

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:11:53 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Kurt Coleman (Eagles). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Redskins | Akeem Davis' contract disapproved

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:11:17 -0700

The NFL has disapproved the contract the Washington Redskins gave to S Akeem Davis. The Redskins are expected to refile the contract.