Fantasy Football News & Views
Titans | A.J. Brown focused on better conditioning (Tue Aug 11, 03:51 PM) [jump to this story]
Broncos | Phillip Lindsay stronger in 2020 (Tue Aug 11, 02:11 PM) [jump to this story]
Dolphins | Matt Breida pegged for 35 percent (Tue Aug 11, 12:02 PM) [jump to this story]
Eagles | Philly makes Vinny Curry signing official Mon Aug 10, 01:38 PM
Updating previous reports, free-agent DL Vinny Curry (Eagles) officially signed his one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, Aug. 10. Exact financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed, but the contract is expected to be worth up to $2 million - including $1.3 million guaranteed.Link to story
Vinny Curry player page
Buccaneers | Xavier Williams nearing deal with Tampa Bay Mon Aug 10, 01:25 PM
Free-agent DT Xavier Williams (Chiefs) is meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to complete his physical on Monday, Aug. 10, and the expectation is he will sign with the team if he passes it, according to Greg Auman of The Athletic.Link to story
Xavier Williams player page
Patriots | New England taking a look at two free agents Mon Aug 10, 01:22 PM
Free-agent TE Jordan Leggett (Buccaneers) and DT Darius Kilgo (Lions) are visiting with the New England Patriots on Monday, Aug. 10. If all goes well with the COVID-19 testing and physicals, then the expectation is the Patriots will sign both, according to sources via NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
|Footballguys view: The Patriots have a pair of talented rookies at the tight end position (Devin Asiasi, Dalton Keene) but they may want more experience in the room. Leggett has always had potential as a pro player but he's far from played up to said potential.|
Jordan Leggett player page
Colts | T.Y. Hilton feeling better Mon Aug 10, 01:14 PM
Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) is reportedly feeling good and believes he has 'maybe a couple more days' before he is ready to practice, although the team's training staff may hold him back for a week just to be on the safe side.
|Footballguys view: Hilton is looking to stay healthy and show off with his new QB Philip Rivers. As the Colts top option, Hilton could outperform his current ADP of WR24 (5.09) in 12-team PPR leagues.|
T.Y. Hilton player page
Browns | Jovahn Fair signs with CLE Mon Aug 10, 12:12 PM
Free-agent OG Jovahn Fair (Chiefs) signed an undisclosed deal with the Cleveland Browns Monday, Aug. 10.Link to story
Bengals | A.J. Green impressing Mon Aug 10, 11:41 AM
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green impressed teammates with his athleticism last week. 'We're just running routes and haven't gone full speed against the defense,' said tight end C.J. Uzomah, who had to laugh at sophomore tight end Drew Sample's reaction when they ran routes. 'Drew only saw him last year for, what, that first practice? He said, 'I forgot how explosive he is.' I told him, 'You haven't seen the half of it yet.''
|Footballguys view: We're keeping our fingers crossed that Green can look like his old self. Green is playing on the one-year franchise tag but wants to stay with the Bengals with one more contract. Playing like he used to would be a boost for the offense, and Green should become a favorite target of rookie QB Joe Burrow.|
A.J. Green player page
Packers | Allen Lazard the favorite for WR2 Mon Aug 10, 10:05 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Allen Lazard is the overwhelming favorite to start opposite of WR Davante Adams. Lazard was second on the team with 13 receptions on third down last year.
|Footballguys view: Lazard is big and can outmuscle smaller defenders for the ball. He's set to get a large amount of passes thrown his way as the no.2 receiver catching the rock from Aaron Rodgers. Lazard has a current ADP of WR58 (13.11) in 12-team PPR leagues.|
Football Team | Bryce Love one to watch Mon Aug 10, 09:14 AM
Washington Football Team RB Bryce Love (knee) is looking and feeling well, and he could be a surprise in the backfield, according to sources.
|Footballguys view: Love followed up Christian McCaffrey at Stanford and was a fantastic college running back when healthy. A knee injury caused his production to decline and that injury lingered into his first pro season in 2019. Last year served as a redshirt season for Love. Even though they picked him up in the fourth round, Washington wanted to get Love back to full strength. Now, it seems like he's there and has the playmaking ability to be a difference maker in the NFL. Love will compete with guys like Adrian Peterson and Antonio Gibson for playing time in 2020.|
Bryce Love player page
Jaguars | Jacksonville brings two into the fold Sun Aug 9, 08:13 PM
Free-agent CB Tramaine Brock and DT Carl Davis were signed to undisclosed contracts by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Tramaine Brock player page
Carl Davis player page
NFL | Derrius Guice finds no takers Sun Aug 9, 07:18 PM
Free-agent RB Derrius Guice (Football Team) passed through waivers unclaimed Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: Guice has domestic violence charges pending against him and those will need to be cleaned up before another team takes a chance on him.|
Derrius Guice player page
Ravens | Kenjon Barner likely to join Ravens Sun Aug 9, 06:07 PM
Free-agent RB Kenjon Barner (Falcons) is expected to sign with the Baltimore Ravens in the near future, according to a source.Link to story
Kenjon Barner player page
Giants | Tae Crowder passes physical Sun Aug 9, 05:49 PM
New York Giants LB Tae Crowder (undisclosed) passed his physical Sunday, Aug. 9, and has been activated from the Active/Non-Football Injury list.Link to story
Seahawks | John Ursua placed on COVID list Sun Aug 9, 05:45 PM
Seattle Seahawks WR John Ursua was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
John Ursua player page
Buccaneers | Ke'Shawn Vaughn officially activated Sun Aug 9, 05:43 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn was officially activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Saints | Zach Wood off COVID list Sun Aug 9, 05:41 PM
New Orleans Saints FB Zach Wood was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Panthers | TreVontae Hights let go Sun Aug 9, 05:39 PM
Carolina Panthers WR TreVontae Hights was waived Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Vikings | Tyler Higby cut Sun Aug 9, 05:36 PM
Minnesota Vikings OG Tyler Higby was waived Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: No not that Tyler Higbee. Shame on anyone who tries to use this item to get a leaguemate to drop Tyler Higbee, the Rams tight end.|
Jaguars | Caraun Reid signed Sun Aug 9, 05:29 PM
Free-agent DT Caraun Reid (Cardinals) signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Aug. 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
Caraun Reid player page
Browns | Cleveland meets with Jovahn Fair Sun Aug 9, 05:25 PM
Free-agent OG Jovahn Fair (Chiefs) recently met with the Cleveland Browns.Link to story
Bears | Marqui Christian meets with Chicago Sun Aug 9, 05:20 PM
Free-agent S Marqui Christian (Jets) recently met with the Chicago Bears.Link to story
Marqui Christian player page
Jaguars | Two players placed on IR Sun Aug 9, 04:59 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Brian Price (knee) and DT Dontavius Russell (hip) were placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Brian Price player page
Panthers | Carolina claims Bruce Hector Sun Aug 9, 04:50 PM
Former Philadelphia Eagles DT Bruce Hector was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Jaguars | Jacksonville meets with Tramaine Brock Sun Aug 9, 04:48 PM
Free-agent CB Tramaine Brock (Titans) is meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Aug. 9, and likely will sign with the team if the meeting goes well, according to a source.Link to story
Tramaine Brock player page
49ers | Jordan Reed officially part of SF Sun Aug 9, 04:39 PM
Free-agent TE Jordan Reed (Football Team) officially signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Aug. 9. Financial terms were not disclosed.
|Footballguys view: Don't let this change your view of George Kittle. Reed could help patch up the injuries and inexperience at slot receiver as much as he could force his way into two tight end sets and take a few targets away from Kittle.|
Jordan Reed player page
Browns | Michael Dunn joins Cleveland Sun Aug 9, 04:31 PM
Free-agent OG Michael Dunn (Dolphins) signed with the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Aug. 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived TE Nate Wieting.Link to story
Eagles | Jatavis Brown on retired list Sun Aug 9, 04:18 PM
Philadelphia Eagles LB Jatavis Brown was placed on the Reserve/Retired list Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: There was some hope that Jim Schwartz could revive Brown's career after he mysteriously fizzled out with the Chargers following an auspicious start to his career. The Eagles are very thin at linebacker and might be looking to make a move at the position.|
Jatavis Brown player page
Lions | Michael Jackson traded by Lions Sun Aug 9, 04:15 PM
Detroit Lions CB Michael Jackson was traded to the New England Patriots Sunday, Aug. 9, in exchange for an undisclosed 2022 draft choice.Link to story
Patriots | New England acquires Michael Jackson Sun Aug 9, 04:14 PM
Detroit Lions CB Michael Jackson was acquired by the New England Patriots Sunday, Aug. 9, in exchange for an undisclosed 2022 draft choice.
|Footballguys view: Jackson is a long corner with speed who will fit in the Patriots defense if he can make the team. He was going to be released as the Lions cut down to 80 players, but Bill Belichick thought he was worth trading for.|
Dolphins | Calvin Munson off NFI list Sun Aug 9, 04:03 PM
Miami Dolphins LB Calvin Munson (undisclosed) was activated from the Active/Non-Football Injury list Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Calvin Munson player page
Bengals | Mike Daniels expected to join Bengals Sun Aug 9, 03:23 PM
Free-agent DT Mike Daniels (Lions) is meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, Aug. 9, and is expected to sign with the team, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: Daniels could provide some rotational snaps behind Geno Atkins and DJ Reader, but his profile has fallen greatly since the Packers released him at the open of camp last year and he then failed to make an impact for the Lions.|
Mike Daniels player page
Falcons | Chris Cooper to miss time Sun Aug 9, 03:16 PM
Atlanta Falcons S Chris Cooper was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9.Link to story
Rams | A'Shawn Robinson expected to play in 2020 Sun Aug 9, 02:48 PM
Los Angeles Rams DT A'Shawn Robinson (undisclosed) is expected to play at some point during the 2020 season, but the team will take things slow with him since he was diagnosed with a medical issue during the medical on-boarding process.
|Footballguys view: Robinson was signed to help the run defense and provide toughness at nose tackle and defensive end. It sounds like he'll miss regular season games as a precaution, which will get Sebastian Joseph-Day and Greg Gaines on the field more. Ezekiel Elliott's Week 1 matchup just got better.|
A'Shawn Robinson player page
Bills | Duke Williams off COVID list Sun Aug 9, 02:47 PM
Buffalo Bills WR Duke Williams was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9. The team also released CB Akeem King.
|Footballguys view: King was possibly in the mix for the last roster spot at corner after EJ Gaines opted out, but the team didn't see anything worth keeping in his very short stint with the team. Williams is a solid blocking wide receiver and had his moments last year, but could be on the outside looking in after the Bills drafted two wide receivers and traded for Stefon Diggs this offseason.|
Football Team | Logan Thomas ready to practice Sun Aug 9, 02:24 PM
Washington Football Team TE Logan Thomas was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: Thomas has a chance to lead the Washington tight ends in receptions. The former quarterback has flashed excellent hands and athleticism in a small sample with the Lions. Leading the Washington tight end group is still probably not a path to fantasy relevance, but Thomas is worth monitoring in deep tight end premium leagues.|
Logan Thomas player page
Texans | Antonio Garcia meets with Texans Sun Aug 9, 01:21 PM
Free-agent OT Antonio Garcia (Dolphins) met with the Houston Texans Friday, Aug. 7.Link to story
Packers | Green Bay meet with Malik Turner Sun Aug 9, 01:17 PM
Free-agent WR Malik Turner (Seahawks) met with the Green Bay Packers Friday, Aug. 7.Link to story
Cowboys | Dallas makes roster moves Sun Aug 9, 01:10 PM
Dallas Cowboys WR Jon'Vea Johnson and CB Saivion Smith were activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9. The team also released WR Kendrick Rogers.Link to story
Jon'Vea Johnson player page
Eagles | Nathan Gerry off COVID list Sun Aug 9, 01:04 PM
Philadelphia Eagles LB Nathan Gerry was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: Gerry has a chance to be an everydown linebacker for the Eagles and should be on your IDP sleeper list.|
Falcons | J.J. Wilcox officially joins Atlanta Sun Aug 9, 01:03 PM
Free-agent S J.J. Wilcox (Falcons) officially re-signed with the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Aug. 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
Falcons | Darqueze Dennard to compete for starting role Sun Aug 9, 11:38 AM
Atlanta Falcons CB Darqueze Dennard will compete for a starting position in the team's secondary at left cornerback and could be used in nickel packages if CB Kendall Sheffield is moved outside, according to head coach Dan Quinn.
|Footballguys view: The Falcons let Desmond Trufant go in the offseason and will be playing some inexperienced players at cornerback this year. Dennard is basically the elder statesman of the group and should fit in at least in subpackages.|
Darqueze Dennard player page
Football Team | Reuben Foster removed from PUP list Sun Aug 9, 10:00 AM
Washington Football Team LB Reuben Foster (knee) was removed from the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: Foster takes the spot of Derrius Guice. He has a chance to start for a Washington defense that only has Thomas Davis as an established off ball linebacker.|
Reuben Foster player page
Lions | Detroit waives five players Sun Aug 9, 09:33 AM
The Detroit Lions waived WR Chris Lacy, OG Josh Garnett, LB Christian Sam, DE Jonathan Wynn and DB Michael Jackson Sunday, Aug. 9.
|Footballguys view: Garnett was once a first round pick for the Chip Kelly 49ers. Lacy has length and had hung around the Lions roster a few times in the last two years, so he could surface again elsewhere.|
Christian Sam player page
Dolphins | Chester Rogers signed Sun Aug 9, 09:31 AM
The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent WR Chester Rogers (Colts) to a one-year contract Sunday, Oct. 9. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
|Footballguys view: Rogers, Isaiah Ford, and Jakeem Grant will compete to be the #3 receiver behind DeVante Parker and Preston Williams. Williams isn't a sure thing to be ready for Week 1, so there's an outside chance that Rogers starts Week 1. He can also help on special teams. The Dolphins needed camp bodies who can contribute after Allen Hurns and Albert Wilson opted out.|
Chester Rogers player page
Bengals | A.J. Green working to avoid injuries Sat Aug 8, 11:06 PM
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green said his training regiment is designed to help him avoid the injuries he has dealt with the last couple of seasons. 'We did more stuff in testing those ankles, strengthen those ankles, strengthen these toes, learning how to land better,' Green said. 'Just little things like that I didn't do in previous years.'
|Footballguys view: Green has missed some or all of the season due to leg/foot injuries three of the last four years, but he has still been an elite fantasy option when he is on the field. His ADP isn't that different than it was at this time last year, when we already knew that he was injured and going to miss some regular season time.|
A.J. Green player page
Saints | Zach Wood set to return Sat Aug 8, 09:52 PM
New Orleans Saints LS Zach Wood will be activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list after having a second negative test Saturday, Aug. 8, according to a source.Link to story
NFL | Javaris Davis goes unclaimed Sat Aug 8, 09:46 PM
Free-agent Javaris Davis (Dolphins) went unclaimed and cleared waivers Friday, Aug. 7.Link to story
Vikings | Cameron Smith to miss 2020 season Sat Aug 8, 08:26 PM
Minnesota Vikings LB Cameron Smith (heart) said he needs to undergo open heart surgery to repair a defect and will miss the 2020 season.
|Footballguys view: Smith's heart defect was found in testing that was protocol after he tested positive for coronavirus, so this was a good break for Smith. We hope to see him on the field again in 2021.|
Buccaneers | Xavier Williams meets with TB Sat Aug 8, 08:19 PM
Free-agent DT Xavier Williams (Chiefs) recently met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Link to story
Xavier Williams player page
Giants | Two players meet with Giants Sat Aug 8, 08:08 PM
Free-agent OT Jackson Dennis (Cardinals) and WR Cody X. White (Chiefs) recently met with the New York Giants.Link to story
Colts | Indianapolis meets with two players Sat Aug 8, 08:02 PM
Free-agent DT Taylor Stallworth (Saints) and S Tavon Wilson (Lions) recently met with the Indianapolis Colts.Link to story
Tavon Wilson player page