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Giants | David Wilson to go for tests

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:27:30 -0700

New York Giants RB David Wilson (neck) will undergo tests after suffering a "burner" in practice Tuesday, July 29. The team "will be careful" with Wilson.

FANTASY TIP: The Giants and Tom Coughlin are praying that this burner doesn't equate to a significant setback for Wilson. If it's significant, Wilson's season may be over before it began. Obviously, he's a big risk if you're drafting in the coming days. Rashad Jennings' value will go up even more if Wilson's injury proves costly.

Cardinals | Patrick Peterson contract update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:24:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson's new contract deal has progressed, but there are still two obstacles in the way of finalizing the deal, according to a source.

Seahawks | Two leave practice

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:21:09 -0700

Seattle Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner (calf) and OG James Carpenter (calf) left practice Tuesday, July 29, with calf injuries. Head coach Pete Carroll did not think either injury was serious.

Falcons | Steven Jackson has hammy issue

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:16:11 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) injured his hamstring Monday, July 28, which is why he wasn't practicing Tuesday, July 29. Head coach Mike Smith said Jackson will be ready for the team's first game.

FANTASY TIP: This is not what you want to see from an aging running back entering his age-31 season. Jacquizz Rodgers and Devonta Freeman could have heavy workloads if S-Jax continues to be bugged by nagging injuries all year long.

Cardinals | Andre Ellington to return Wednesday

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:14:37 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (neck) will return to practice Wednesday, July 30, after sitting out Tuesday, July 29.

Giants | Odell Beckham Jr. update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:10:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) will miss the Hall of Fame game Sunday, Aug. 3, after blood was discovered in his hamstring.

Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:06:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) doesn't expect to miss much time with the injury, saying he's just banged up from training camp.

Cowboys | Tony Romo to sit

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:03:17 -0700

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) will miss the team's second practice Tuesday, July 29, as he continues to recover from a herniated disc.

FANTASY TIP: Once Romo is fully recovered, he'll be a QB1 candidate in offensive coordinator Scott Linehan's new offense.

Broncos | Chris Harris Jr. taken off PUP list

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:43:50 -0700

Denver Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. has passed his physical and been taken off the Physically Unable to Perform List.

Jets | Geno Smith on shorter leash?

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:42:03 -0700

New York Jets QB Geno Smith may be on a shorter leash this year with QB Michael Vick as his backup. Head coach Rex Ryan said the team's quarterback situation is ideal in that there is a veteran backup waiting who knows the system if Smith doesn't succeed.

FANTASY TIP: Smith undoubtedly had a tumultuous rookie season in 2013. He's not a reliable fantasy quarterback by any means at this point in his career. Smith and Vick should both be drafted as a backup.

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Falcons | Pat Angerer leaves practice

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:37:46 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Pat Angerer (undisclosed) left practice Tuesday, July 29, with an undisclosed injury. Angerer reportedly appeared to be favoring his right leg.

Cowboys | Matt Johnson out a week or more

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:34:12 -0700

Dallas Cowboys FS Matt Johnson (hamstring) will sit at least one week while recovering from a hamstring injury suffered Sunday, July 27.

49ers | Kory Faulkner cut

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:10:29 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers cut QB Kory Faulkner Tuesday, July 29.

Lions | Kalonji Kashama placed on Injured Reserve

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:06:38 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Kalonji Kashama (undisclosed) was placed on the team's Injured Reserve list Tuesday, July 29, after being waived/injured Monday, July 28.

49ers | Michael Philipp claimed

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:01:55 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers claimed free-agent OT Michael Philipp (Dolphins) off waivers Tuesday, July 29.

Lions | Quintin Payton claimed

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:59:15 -0700

The Detroit Lions claimed free-agent WR Quintin Payton (Buccaneers) off waivers Tuesday, July 29.

Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin feeling good

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:55:07 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) said his knee felt better Tuesday, July 29, and he could be back sooner than expected. Benjamin suffered a bruised left knee in practice Sunday, July 27.

FANTASY TIP: As long as he's healthy, Benjamin could be the Panthers' No. 1 wide receiver and perhaps their main red-zone threat. Still, he's no more than a WR4 in redraft leagues.

Cardinals | Patrick Peterson close to new deal

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:49:29 -0700

Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson is reportedly close to a deal on a new contract.

Jets | Calvin Pryor sits, Jace Amaro limited

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:39:42 -0700

New York Jets SS Calvin Pryor (concussion) did not practice and TE Jace Amaro (knee) was limited Tuesday, July 29. Head coach Rex Ryan said Pryor is progressing, however.

Saints | Jairus Byrd practices

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:34:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) practiced for the first time this offseason Tuesday, July 29. Byrd will gradually make his way back and did not take part in full-team drills.

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