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Redskins | Pierre Garcon tweaks hamstring

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:25 -0700

Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (hamstring) left practice Monday, July 28, with a slight hamstring strain.

FANTASY TIP: Stay tuned, but this seems extremely minor and precautionary.

49ers | Frank Gore unlikely to play in preseason

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:47:09 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore is unlikely to play in the preseason this year. RBs Carlos Hyde and Jewel Hampton have both looked good so far during training camp. The injuries to RBs Kendall Hunter (knee) and LaMichael James (elbow) have left the team thin at the running back position. RB Marcus Lattimore isn't practicing yet due to physical limitations and not the mental side of his recovery from a significant knee injury in college.

FANTASY TIP: The Niners have even more reason to try to keep Gore healthy heading into the regular season now. With Hunter out for the year, Hyde's price will rise drastically, likely making him somewhat overvalued as a handcuff to Gore.

Packers | Randall Cobb thinks he doesn't deserve extension

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:37:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb doesn't think he's done enough yet in his career to deserve a contract extension from the team. He's entering the final year of his rookie deal, and Cobb had a breakout year in 2012 with 80 catches for 954 yards and eight touchdowns. "I got injured in a way that there was nothing I could do about it," Cobb said. "I think my job is just to come out here every day, do what I'm supposed to, continue to work hard, and hopefully my time will come."

Eagles | LeSean McCoy, Trent Cole involved in fight

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:36:48 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy and LB Trent Cole squared off in a fight during training camp Sunday, July 27. "Next thing you know, they're on the ground scuffling," LB Brandon Graham said. "It was just a friendly thing, you know. They're always competing and talking stuff to each other. It was just one of those things." The fight was broken up before any damage was done.

Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin to have MRI

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:52:25 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) will have an MRI on his left knee. He bumped knees with another player in practice Sunday, July 27.

FANTASY TIP: Benjamin has been having a great camp and could serve as a good flier as a WR5.

Panthers | Thomas DeCoud sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:47:37 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Thomas DeCoud (leg) is out of practice Monday, July 28, and has his right leg wrapped.

Lions | Matthew Stafford improving

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:44:35 -0700

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford has improved his command of the offense and his knowledge of the new offense has been impressive, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

FANTASY TIP: Stafford is a mid-rate QB1 in fantasy.

Bears | Tim Jennings sits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:31:27 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Tim Jennings (quadriceps) did not practice Monday, July 28.

Bears | Alshon Jeffery exits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:30:50 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (undisclosed) left practice for an undisclosed reason Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: We'll keep you updated when more details surface. Jeffery is a low-end WR1.

Bears | Jeremiah Ratliff sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:27:36 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Jeremiah Ratliff is out of practice Monday, July 28.

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Bears | Nate Collins practicing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:26:21 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Nate Collins (knee) is practicing Monday, July 28, for the first time since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last year.

Browns | Two sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:08:35 -0700

Cleveland Browns WRs Charles X. Johnson (knee) and Travis Benjamin (knee) are riding the stationary bike and working on the side Monday, July 28.

Packers | Micah Hyde has the edge at FS

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:57:45 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Micah Hyde has the edge over S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix for the starting free safety spot.

Ravens | Ray Rice doesn't appeal

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:45:32 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice did not appeal his two-game suspension.

FANTASY TIP: He rates as a mid-to-low RB2.

Colts | Chris Rainey cut for disciplinary reasons

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:43:07 -0700

Updating an earlier report, the Indianapolis Colts released RB Chris Rainey for a violation of team rules.

Browns | Jason Pinkston not cleared

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:28:08 -0700

Cleveland Browns OG Jason Pinkston (undisclosed) has not been medically cleared to participate in football activities, according to the team.

Saints | Two sitting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:24:46 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Robert Meachem (back) and WR Kenny Stills (quadriceps) are out of practice Monday, July 28.

Colts | Chris Rainey cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:49:21 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts released RB Chris Rainey.

Dolphins | Rishard Matthews impresses

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:27:45 -0700

Miami Dolphins WR Rishard Matthews stood out Sunday, July 27, with a series of catches that anointed him the unofficial star of the workout.

Cardinals | Patrick Peterson will not be used on offense

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:00:43 -0700

Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will be used strictly on defense this season and will not see time in any offensive situations. The Cardinals have excess capacity at wide receiver this year. Coach Bruce Arians plans on relieving Peterson of his punt return duties.

FANTASY TIP: Peterson's fantasy value will take a hit without the special teams presence, because he has returned punts before this season. However, Peterson claims focusing on his CB duties will make him a better defender, and individual defensive player leagues could see an added boost from Peterson.

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