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Browns | Terrance West reportedly passed conditioning test

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:50:48 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns RB Terrance West (undisclosed) will begin training camp on the non-football injury list, according to a source. However, he has passed his conditioning test, per reports.

Chiefs | More Jamaal Charles details

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:47:38 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles will earn $8.3 million in 2014.

Chiefs | Jamaal Charles statistical note

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:44:53 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles is the only player in NFL history to have four receiving touchdowns and one or more rushing score in the same game.

Ravens | Steve Smith impressing

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:40:09 -0700

Baltimore Ravens WR Steve Smith's hands have impressed Ravens QB Joe Flacco. "Just his natural ability to catch the ball with his hands," Flacco said. "He catches everything with his hands, and he does a great job doing it."

FANTASY TIP: Smith is a viable WR4 but can be had at the cost of a No. 5. He will be a weekly flex play consideration for deeper leagues.

Buccaneers | Continuing contract talks with Gerald McCoy

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:34:49 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy is continuing to talk contract extension with the team, but there is no timetable to get a deal done.

Lions | Ziggy Ansah placed on PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:34:17 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform List, according to a league source.

Browns | Terrance West on NFI list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:32:54 -0700

Cleveland Browns RB Terrance West (undisclosed) will begin training camp on the non-football injury list, according to a source.

FANTASY TIP: West will battle RB Ben Tate for playing time, so monitor the rookie's status closely.

NFL | Running backs compensation note

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:26:51 -0700

Only Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will make more money than Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles, among their positional peers, following Charles' two-year extension.

Lions | Golden Tate placed on PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:25:39 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (undisclosed) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform List, according to a league source.

FANTASY TIP: Tate did not practice at all during minicamp with an undisclosed injury, and it appears that issue is still bothering him. Check back when there is more information on the extent of the injury.

Chiefs | Jamaal Charles financials

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:22:33 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles will receive $18.1 million in new money and an extra $5 million over the next two seasons, which will put him in the top five of highest-paid running backs.

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Jets | Geno Smith draws more praise

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:17:51 -0700

New York Jets QB Geno Smith is "head and shoulders" better than last year, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

FANTASY TIP: Smith has a long way to go before you can consider him a draft-worthy option in standard single-year leagues. He's a QB3 for deep formats.

Giants | Three get first-team reps at tight end

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:15:57 -0700

New York Giants TE Kellen Davis, TE Adrien Robinson and TE Daniel Fells all received first-team reps in practice Wednesday, July 23. All three rotated into the backfield and played some fullback.

Jets | No timetable for starting QB decision

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:15:36 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he will not put a timetable on naming the starting quarterback.

Bengals | Jermaine Gresham to PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:47 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham (hernia) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 23.

FANTASY TIP: Gresham has no fantasy value on draft day, regardless of this move.

Jets | Chris Johnson won't be limited

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:04:00 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Johnson (knee) will not be limited at the start of training camp, and he was "flying" during his conditioning test, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

FANTASY TIP: That is good news for Johnson's odds of living up to an RB2 billing.

Jets | All players passed conditioning tests

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:03:00 -0700

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said every player passed their conditioning tests, noting it was the first time that has happened in his tenure with the organization.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson never considered holding out

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:59:06 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson did not consider a contract holdout, citing his responsibilities as a team leader. Wilkerson's 2015 fifth-year option was picked up earlier this year.

49ers | Stevie Johnson cleared

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:57:46 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) passed his physical and has been cleared to practice Thursday, July 23.

FANTASY TIP: Hamstring injuries are tricky and could linger as the year goes on even if a player thinks they are healthy. Johnson is probably a WR4 on draft day.

Chiefs | Jamaal Charles extended two years

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:55:26 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles' contract extension is two years, bringing his total deal length to four years. The financial terms remain unknown.

NFL | Training camp financials

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:51:55 -0700

NFL rookies and first-year players make $925 per week in training camp. Veterans earn $1,700. Housing and travel expenses are also compensated.

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