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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:49:22 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles WR Miles Austin has impressed head coach Chip Kelly this offseason. Kelly praised Austin's route-running, separation and his understanding of leverage and coverage. Kelly added that Austin has good range, is intelligent and catches the ball well.
Fantasy Tip: Austin will probably play behind Jordan Matthews, Nelson Agholor and Riley Cooper, at least to start the season. Not only will Austin be lower on the depth chart, but he has an injury history to rid himself of as well. He's played just four full seasons over his eight-year career, so while he may provide veteran leadership and depth for the Eagles, he won't provide a whole lot for fantasy squads.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:27:25 -0700
Free-agent WR Miles Austin (Browns) signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, March 30. The deal is worth $2.3 million with $700,000 available in incentives, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Austin joins a depleted receiving corps, but still holds little fantasy value with an injury history and subpar seasons in recent years. He should be considered no more than a bye-week replacement.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:41:25 -0700
Updating an earlier report, free-agent WR Miles Austin (Browns) will likely sign with the Philadelphia Eagles this week if all goes well with his physical, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Austin could be a WR5 bargain in this offense.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:53:21 -0700
Free-agent WR Miles Austin (Browns) will visit the Philadelphia Eagles this week.
Fantasy Tip: Austin could have fantasy relevance in an offense like this. Now 30, the oft-injured receiver would have some WR5 upside in the offense.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:38:43 -0700
Cleveland Browns impending free-agent WR Miles Austin is unlikely to re-sign with the team after the Browns signed WR Brian Hartline Monday, March 9. Hartline is basically a younger version of Austin.
Fantasy Tip: Austin had only 47 catches for 568 yards and two touchdowns for the Browns in 2014. At his advanced age. Austin is unlikely to set the world on fire in the receiving department wherever he lands in free agency. In standard fantasy drafts this fall, Austin probably shouldn't be in consideration for a roster spot.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:10:20 -0800
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (kidney) can be a free agent after this year, but he's been told he should be able to play next year after lacerating his kidney Nov. 30. Austin isn't allowed to do any physical activity right now, and he'll have a CAT scan in four weeks to see how his cut is healing. His injury is not career-threatening.
Fantasy Tip: It's hard to say what Austin's fantasy value will be next season since he'll likely be playing for a different team. However, he probably won't be anything more than a WR3 or flex play, depending on where he lands.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:40:41 -0800
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (kidney) has been diagnosed with a lacerated kidney, according to LB Karlos Dansby.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:37:43 -0800
The Cleveland Browns placed WR Miles Austin (hip) on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Dec. 3.
Fantasy Tip: Andrew Hawkins will likely see an increase in targets, and could be a nice sleeper option in FantasyScore this week with a price of $4,300, especially with opponents likely focusing on slowing down Josh Gordon.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:44:49 -0800
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (kidney) will spend a third night in a Buffalo hospital Tuesday, Dec. 2, due to the kidney injury suffered in the Week 12 loss against the Buffalo Bills. The team said he is being kept for precautionary reasons, but has not disclosed any other details of his injury.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:52:42 -0800
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (kidney) will stay in a hospital Monday night while recovering from a kidney injury he sustained Sunday, Nov. 30. It is not known when Austin is expected to be released, according to head coach Mike Pettine.
Fantasy Tip: Keep tabs on Austin's status throughout the week. He could be a decent sleeper option if priced cheaply enough on FantasyScore for Week 14.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:10:55 -0800
Updating a previous item, Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (kidney) remained in a Buffalo hospital overnight Sunday, Nov. 30, due to a kidney injury he suffered in the Week 13 game. Austin had seven catches for a team-high 86 yards in the loss to the Buffalo Bills.
Fantasy Tip: It's unknown if Austin will be able to return in Week 14 against the Indianapolis Colts, but he's nothing more than a flex play at FantasyScore if he's on the field, and the Colts have been pretty strong against wide receivers this season.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:53:42 -0800
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (stomach) was taken to the hospital via stretcher after the Week 13 game against the Buffalo Bills due to abdominal pain.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:35:57 -0700
The Cleveland Browns are expected to be active in exploring free-agent wide receivers. Their receiving corps doesn't have much size outside of likely suspended WR Josh Gordon. WRs Miles Austin and Nate Burleson have long injury histories. Cleveland may pursue CFL standout Duron Carter, son of Hall of Famer Cris Carter, once his season is complete.
Fantasy Tip: Andrew Hawkins could be a candidate to emerge out of the slot, but he's anything but tall. We wouldn't throw much at any of the non-Gordon wideouts until Cleveland finalizes its roster and depth chart.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:15:02 -0700
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is participating in practice Saturday, July 26.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:22:15 -0700
Cleveland Browns WR Charles X. Johnson is expected to get a chance to rise up the depth chart and challenge the older Miles Austin and Nate Burleson for snaps.
Fantasy Tip: The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder, who has battled knee injuries, was called "intriguing" by Tom Reed and is someone to watch during the year.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:15:42 -0700
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is not participating in practice Wednesday, June 11, because of a hamstring injury.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:30:14 -0700
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is not participating in practice Tuesday, June 10.
Fri, 23 May 2014 20:25:01 -0700
Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine said the team is being cautious with WR Miles Austin this offseason, because he has dealt with hamstring injuries the last few seasons.
Thu, 22 May 2014 12:12:21 -0700
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin received a $300,000 signing bonus, which was his only guarantee.
Wed, 21 May 2014 10:35:18 -0700
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin is scheduled to receive a base salary of $1.7 million this upcoming season. His contract also included a $300,000 signing bonus.
Wed, 21 May 2014 09:04:27 -0700
Cleveland Browns WR Miles Austin (undisclosed) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, May 21.
Thu, 15 May 2014 12:13:36 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Miles Austin (Cowboys) to an undisclosed deal.
Fantasy Tip: There was a day when this would be big news for fantasy, but the days of Austin being a viable weekly fantasy option are over. At best, Austin could be a weekly flex consideration. Given his “unblemished” injury history, he is anything but a safe pick in this year’s drafts.
Wed, 14 May 2014 14:41:13 -0700
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said free-agent WR Miles Austin is absolutely a possibility to return to the team. "We love Miles Austin, we really do," Garrett said. "Obviously, drafting Devin Street (Saturday), we addressed the receiver position a little bit. But Miles has been a really good player for us."
Tue, 13 May 2014 05:15:03 -0700
The Cleveland Browns could be interested in free-agent WR Miles Austin (Cowboys) and WR Santonio Holmes (Jets).
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:55:38 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have released WR Miles Austin.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:26:15 -0700
The New York Jets could be interested in WR Miles Austin (Cowboys) if he is released by the Dallas Cowboys.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:44:18 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin may be a June 1 casualty of the salary cap instead of being cut right away. Even though Austin could be cut loose in the next few weeks, the team could save $5.5 million by designating him as a June 1 cut instead.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:28:58 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys may not be able to find a way to restructure the contracts of DE DeMarcus Ware and WR Miles Austin this offseason. Cutting Ware would save the Cowboys $13 million, and Austin is due to make $5.5 million in 2014.
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:11:28 -0800
The New York Jets are likely to cut WR Santonio Holmes, which would save the team $8.25 million for 2014. The Jets are thought to have interest in using that money on Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders or Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin if either is cut by his respective club.
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 00:20:04 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin and QB Kyle Orton could be salary cap casualties. While the team may be able to restructure Orton's deal if he still wants to remain with the team, ESPN.com's Todd Archer believes the writing has been on the wall for a while regarding Austin's departure.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:04:13 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys are not expected to offer WR Miles Austin a pay cut in order to remain with the team. The team is expected to release Austin at some point this offseason.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:17:29 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys are tight against the salary cap, which will likely prevent them from doing anything big in free agency. "It's still tight," vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday afternoon of the salary cap. "I think we always manage through it, but we're still in a tight situation after coming off the penalties ($10 million for violating league rules on WR Miles Austin contract) and the things like that. We're still up against it."
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:45:02 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys could consider releasing WR Miles Austin with a June 1 designation, which would free up $5.5 million in salary cap space this offseason but would add more than $5 million in dead money in 2015.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:56:59 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin caught two passes for 22 yards to give him 301 career receptions, and he became the 10th Dallas Cowboy to reach 300 career catches. He also passed Doug Cosbie (300) for ninth all-time in franchise history.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:36:39 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 27, and is probable for Week 13.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:46:18 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) practiced in full Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Fantasy Tip: Austin had just one catch and three targets in his first game back in Week 12. If you're playing him Thursday against the Oakland Raiders, it should only be in a flex spot in very deep leagues.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:32:36 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) was able to take part in a full practice session Monday, Nov. 25.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:05:36 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) said he is 100 percent and ready to go for Week 12.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Austin is good to go for Week 12. Get him in your lineups if he is out on the field.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:40:27 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 21.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Austin will finally make his return to game action. He remains a very risky flex play, however, until we see him with a healthy dose of playing time again. Check to see if he's on your waiver wire. He could come in handy in the fantasy playoffs.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:00:57 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Fantasy Tip: Everything is looking good for Austin to be in the lineup in Week 12. Plan on getting him into your lineups if there is no setback.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:16:59 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is participating in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:44:03 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is ready to return.
Fantasy Tip: He could still be a flex option with the right matchup. Keep an eye on him.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:17:57 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is participating in practice Monday, Nov. 18.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 19:52:00 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Terrance Williams is expected to see a dent in playing time and targets with WR Miles Austin (hamstring) expected back in Week 12. Still, the team has been happy with Williams' maturation. "He's got a real high level of maturity from a work ethic standpoint," receivers coach Derek Dooley said Sunday, Nov. 17. "From an off the field standpoint. From a team standpoint. I think that's one of the things that's contributed to his ability to really have so much success early. He's really made the adjustment from being a college guy to a pro as well as anybody."
Fantasy Tip: It's hard to imagine the team taking targets away from Williams, who has really blossomed during Austin's absence. Plus, Austin isn't exactly the picture of health, and it might just be a matter of time before he is sidelined again. Williams should be treated as a WR4 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 12.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 19:51:15 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is expected to return for the Week 12 game against the New York Giants.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:46:52 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is practicing Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Fantasy Tip: This is a good sign he might be able to return after the bye week.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:56:36 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys are hopeful WR Miles Austin (hamstring) can return soon. He has resumed running and doing some cardio work in rehab, but his return date remains uncertain. The team is hoping time off will allow him to get healthy enough to return to game action.
Fantasy Tip: If Austin is available off the waiver wire in your fantasy league, he might be worth stashing away if you have the roster flexibility. Still, there is no immediate return in sight, so be patient. When he returns, it's possible he might be the No. 3 wideout on the team following the emergence of Terrance Williams.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:58:38 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys expect to get S J.J. Wilcox (knee), DT Jason Hatcher (neck), CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring) and WR Miles Austin (hamstring) back after their Week 11 bye.
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 16:29:41 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have declared TE Andre P. Smith, OT Darrion Weems, LB DeVonte Holloman, FS J.J. Wilcox, DL Jason Hatcher, WR Miles Austin, CB Morris Claiborne inactive for Week 10.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:30:00 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is doubtful for Week 10.
Fantasy Tip: Austin won't play in this one and shouldn't be anywhere near your starting lineup. In fact, he's best left to the waiver wire at this juncture. There are plenty of more capable wideouts that can help your squad's depth.