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Jets | Geno Smith have trouble adjusting to new system
New York Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee said QB Geno Smith has had some trouble adjusting to the West Coast offense during offseason workouts because it is nothing like what he did at West Virginia. Head coach Rex Ryan said he believes Smith will show improvement once training camp starts. "His steps - dropbacks - his mechanics footwork wise weren't dialed in the way they'll have to be at this level. I think some of that is your five and seven step drops, it's all new to him. But sometimes you can't even notice it. Because when he's on, the guy is absolutely terrific. We knew that it's not an easy process but it's one that I have confidence that when we get to Cortland, I think when the thing goes I think you're going to see the guy keep improving and improving and improving," Ryan said.
Vikings | Desmond Bishop to visit
Buccaneers | Jeremy Lewis cut
Packers | Desmond Bishop released
Lions | Dominique Curry cut
Patriots | George Winn signed
Cowboys | Miles Austin thinks rest helped hamstrings
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin said he believes sitting out some practices during organized team activities and minicamp helped him not overwork his hamstrings. Austin has dealt with hamstring problems the last few seasons.
Jets | Travis Tripucka cut
Vikings | Could meet with Desmond Bishop
Lions | Ryan Broyles expected to be No. 3 WR
Eagles | Jason Kelce recovered from surgery
Patriots | Marquice Cole gets time at safety
Patriots | Brandon Bolden unable to participate in workouts
Packers | Desmond Bishop to be cut
Browns | Jordan Cameron working on becoming starter
Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron said he has been working on becoming the team's starting tight end this season and has been learning offensive coordinator Norv Turner's scheme. "It's just having the mindset that I'm going to be the guy, try and take over this role," Cameron said. "The confidence is huge with that, and I think I get more confidence every day, learning new things. With [tight ends coach Jon Embree], he really knows the details and how to make you a better player, whether it be blocking or positioning or route-running." Cameron said the new offense is allowing tight ends to run deep routes.
Lions | Matt Veldman signed
Cowboys | Believe Joseph Randle can be full-time RB if needed
The Dallas Cowboys believe RB Joseph Randle can be a full-time running back if something happened to RB DeMarco Murray. Randle will have to compete with RBs Lance Dunbar and Phillip Tanner for the No. 2 running back job during training camp.
Cowboys | Three linemen expected to be ready for camp
Dallas Cowboys OG Mackenzy Bernadeau (shoulder), OG Nate Livings (knee) and OT Jermey Parnell (hamstring) are expected to be ready for the start of training camp. All three missed some offseason workouts because of injuries.
Cowboys | Tony Romo expected to be 100 percent next week
Broncos | Balance may hurt Wes Welker's numbers
The Denver Post's Mike Klis estimates that the Denver Broncos' passing offense would reach its peak if Demaryius Thomas gets 85 receptions and Eric Decker and Wes Welker each net around 75. Klis contends that the strength of this passing attack must continue to stem from outside receivers.
FANTASY TIP: This is merely one writer's rough guess of how things should work, but it definitely reminds us of Welker's shaky fantasy value. Manning will challenge downfield much more often than Tom Brady did, and Thomas and Decker are hardly any slouches. Welker's biggest impact this year will be how he opens things up for the rest of the offense, not the padding of his own stat sheet. He may be sorely overvalued in PPR setups this year.
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