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-- Antonio Gates Suspended Four Games --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football NFL.com reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates has been suspended for the first four games of the NFL season for violating the PED policy.


-- Sheldon Richardson Suspended Four Games --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN's Adam Schefter reports New York Jets DL Sheldon Richardson has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. “I apologize for letting down my family, teammates, this organization and the fans. However, words aren't enough. This is something that can only be addressed by how I handle myself from this point on. I don't want this to take away from what the team is trying to accomplish. While I won't be there at the start of the regular season, I will do whatever I can to support my teammates until I'm able to return to the field,” Richardson said. Richardon was busted for marijuana use, a source told the New York Daily News.


-- Alternatives for Fantasy Football Fans --
Tue Mar 10, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football A lot of Fantasy Football fans also enjoy engaging in some sports betting - not just in football but in other sports as well. Members of the www.onlinegambling.com team have reviewed the top online sportsbooks for you. No matter which football team you support or want to bet on you will find the choices for US betting fans are good. If it doesn't work out you can always go back to just investing your money in your fantasy football teams.


-- FFMastermind.com Finishes 15th in 2014 FFPC High Stakes Main Event --
Sun Dec 28, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Team FFMastermind.com (Doomsday Blasters) led by Michael Nazarek and Dr. Gil Brovar finished 15th overall out of 1,344 teams in the 2014 FFPC High Stakes Main Event this past week. The winner of this prestigious event wins $300K. FFMastermind.com won $7,500 with the Doomsday Blasters, a team that consisted of QB Matt Ryan, RB Jamaal Charles, RB Eddie Lacy, RB Fred Jackson, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, WR Odell Beckham, WR Roddy White, WR Golden Tate, WR Mike Evans, TE Greg Olsen, TE Jason Witten, PK Mason Crosby, the GB and DET defenses.


-- FFMastermind.com Wins Two More Experts League Titles! --
Sat Dec 27, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Team FFMastermind.com led by Michael Nazarek and Steve Yerger won their second HAFAX Experts League title this past week. HAFAX is a 16-team Dynasty, Auction, IDP league, one of the oldest of it's kind online. This is FFMastermind.com's second Title since 2010. In addition, Team FFMastermind.com led by Michael Nazarek took down another The Huddle (SOFA) Expert 12 league Title. This league is run by theHuddle.com, and has been around since 1998, when Nazarek took home the very first title. In addition, Team FFMastermind.com led by Michael Nazarek and Steve Yerger finished second in the 2014 The Huddle Expert IDP league. Overall, FFMastermind.con has won at least one Experts league title in 10 of the past 11 years!


 

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225+ PAGE PRE-SEASON DRAFT GUIDE VERSION I RELEASED!


-- Dez Bryant Contract Watch --
Fri Jul 3, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports there are indications that a new contract is possible before July 15th for franchised Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant. Earlier this week, some in Dallas believed a deal was imminent. A source with knowledge of the situation says that nothing would be happening soon. With 12 days to go until the window closes on a long-term deal, time is running short. And in a deadline-driven business like the NFL, the time is getting ripe to work something out.

-- Letroy Guion Facing Civil Suit --
Fri Jul 3, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Green Bay Packers DT Letroy Guion is facing a civil suit over a 2013 altercation in which no criminal charges were filed. The civil suit, filed in Bradford County, Florida, was first reported by the Independent Florida Alligator newspaper. The suit was filed by Martius Holland, who Guion's agent, Seth Katz, said is the boyfriend of Krystal Troutman. Guion and Troutman have a child together. According to the report, Guion allegedly pushed Troutman and struck Holland in the head during an altercation, causing "physical pain, suffering and mental and emotional anguish" and that Guion allegedly sent threats of physical violence to Holland, who is seeking damages for assault, battery and assault by cyberstalking. "We're aware of the suit and is suspect nature," Katz said on Friday. "We're aware that Mr. Holland and Ms. Troutman are attempting to enrich themselves. Troy's attorneys are aggressively defending it. There's no basis for it."

-- Muhammad Wilkerson Gets Leverage Due to Sheldon Richardson's Suspension --
Fri Jul 3, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the New York Jets knew DE Muhammad Wilkerson wanted more money when they used their first-round pick on DL Leonard Williams, seemingly giving them a bit of leverage in the negotiations. Well, Wilkerson has it back now. With DE Sheldon Richardson suspended four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, they have a potential problem up front if they can’t make Wilkerson happy. He said when he reported to mandatory minicamp that he wanted to be rewarded for his work, and doesn’t seem to think his $7 million fifth-year option is a sufficient reward. Wilkerson skipped all the non-mandatory offseason work, but that didn’t cost him anything. Holding out of training camp would cost him $30,000 a day, and it’s unclear if he’d go that route to prove his point. But the prospect of going into the season without a pair of starters on the line is something they have to consider as a possibility, or at least something Wilkerson wants them to consider.

-- Dez Bryant Contract Watch --
Fri Jul 3, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

Bleacher Reports' Jason Cole reports WR Dez Bryant heads toward the 2015 NFL season without a long-term deal, and the Dallas Cowboys appear to be standing pat on their franchise tag. They don't believe he'll choose to miss some games. Why? They believe he's having money troubles, so they are standing pat on their latest long-term offer. The stalemate continues... for now.

-- Why Marcus Mariota.Remains Unsigned --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports offset language is reason why the Tennessee Titans have yet to sign first-round draft pick QB Marcus Mariota.

-- A Magic Act in 2010 --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Super Bowl premium package subscriber Barry P. shares his thoughts on why our premium services are a real Magic Act. Patrons eyeing a subscription should check out what Barry has to say!

-- Colts Make Player Moves --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Indianapolis Colts have signed LB Justin Shirk and waived DE Camaron Beard.

-- Antonio Gates Suspended Four Games --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football NFL.com reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates has been suspended for the first four games of the NFL season for violating the PED policy.

-- Datone Jones Suspended One Game --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones has been suspended without pay for the first game of 2015 for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

-- Rolando McClain Suspended Four Games --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

Fox Sports reports Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games for violation of the NFL substance-abuse policy.

-- Texans Release Brandon Ivory --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

The Houston Chronicle reports the Texans have parted ways with DT Brandon Ivory. Ivory, an undrafted rookie from the University of Alabama, was recently arrested on first-degree burglary charges in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

-- Sheldon Richardson Suspended Four Games --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN's Adam Schefter reports New York Jets DL Sheldon Richardson has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. “I apologize for letting down my family, teammates, this organization and the fans. However, words aren't enough. This is something that can only be addressed by how I handle myself from this point on. I don't want this to take away from what the team is trying to accomplish. While I won't be there at the start of the regular season, I will do whatever I can to support my teammates until I'm able to return to the field,” Richardson said. Richardon was busted for marijuana use, a source told the New York Daily News.

-- Ryan Kerrigan Rehab Update --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

CSNWashington.com reports Washington Redskins LB Ryan Kerrigan (knee surgery) watched from the sidelines throughout the Redskins offseason workouts while he worked to rehab from surgery on his left knee. The arthroscopic procedure relieved soreness and discomfort in the knee, and now about six months removed from surgery, Kerrigan is encouraged with the results. "I'm doing really well," Kerrigan said. The Redskins need a healthy Kerrigan this fall for an overhauled defense to play to its potential. The 26-year-old has never missed a game in four years with the Redskins, and last season was arguably the best player on the team. Kerrigan registered career highs with 13.5 sacks and five forced fumbles. "I'm running now," he said. "Now it's just about building the strength." With training camp set to begin the end of July, Kerrigan seems to be on track to return.

-- Working Doubletime to Help You Win! --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Super Bowl premium package subscriber Frank Kendelson shares his thoughts on why Working Doubletime was a key factor for his fantasy title in 2011. Patrons considering a subscription should check out Frank's comments!

-- Geno Smith to Lead July Workouts --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports New York Jets QB Geno Smith needs to do everything right if he’s going to keep his precarious hold on the team’s quarterback job. One thing he’s doing right this month is leading workouts with the team’s wide receivers, tight ends and running backs. “Yes, we will all be getting together,’’ Smith told the New York Post. “It’s about a month from us reporting for camp, so it’s very important for us to continue to build on what we ended with back in minicamp.’’ The workouts are reminiscent of the “Jets West” camp that QB Mark Sanchez had in California during each year of his tenure as the team’s starter. Except that these will be in Chicago, so that Jets WR Brandon Marshall can be close to his family, making these workouts more like Jets Midwest. Smith said backup QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and QB Bryce Petty aren’t expected to attend, although they’re invited. “I’ll probably be the only [quarterback] there,’’ Smith said. “It’s welcome to anyone who wants to come.It’s not like I’m barring them from coming. If they want to they can be there too.’’

-- Blake Bortles Suffered Through a Dead Arm in 2014 --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles struggled through a rough rookie season, but the team expects much more of a fresh Bortles this year. Jacksonville GM Dave Caldwell told USA Today that by the end of last season, Bortles was worn down and had a “dead arm.” “People don’t realize that as you look later in the season, he was on injury report,” Caldwell said. “You’ve just got to do what you’ve got to do to survive. It wasn’t anything that was ingrained in him [mechanically]. He knew he was doing it. But in order to drive the ball 15 yards, there were some things that he needed to do to get the velocity on the ball.”

-- Greg Hardy Appeal Watch --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports it's 35 days and counting for Dallas Cowboys DE Greg Hardy. Hardy faces a 10-game suspension. The NFL Players Association believes that the punishment was imposed under the revised Personal Conduct Policy, even though the behavior at issue occurred under the old policy — which ordinarily would have resulted in a two-game suspension at most for a domestic violence incident. Harold Henderson devoted seven hours to the matter on May 27. To date, Henderson still hasn’t issued a decision. The delay in the ruling necessarily shortens Hardy’s window for challenging the case in court. Which in turn increases the chances of Hardy seeking a preliminary injunction that allows him to play while the litigation proceeds. Which means that Hardy could be suiting up for Week One against the Giants.

-- Josh Morgan Watch --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports WR Josh Morgan has been making the most of his opportunity in New Orleans. The 6-foot, 219-pounder consistently reeled in several midrange passes on a daily basis during organized team activities and minicamp while working with both the first- and second-string offenses. Though Morgan didn't have a ton of highlight-reel plays, he appeared to be in a close battle with veteran TE Benjamin Watson for the most total catches throughout the practices that were open to the media. "There's definitely a big opportunity here," said Morgan, who caught a career-low 10 passes for 70 yards and a touchdown last season in 14 games played with the Chicago Bears, after having caught just 20 passes with no TDs in his final year with the Washington Redskins in 2013. "[Getting a grasp of the playbook] is always the hardest thing," Morgan said. "Learning the terminology, learning how QB Drew Brees wants things, his signals, that's always the hardest part. Everything else is just football." As good as Morgan has looked, it's still hard not to paint him as a "bubble" player.

-- Rams Shun Evan Mathis --
Thu Jul 2, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports the St. Louis Rams are not interested in signing veteran free-agent OG Evan Mathis.

-- Brandon Ivory Remains a Texan... For Now --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports when word emerged that Houston Texans DL Brandon Ivory faces a charge of first-degree burglary, it seemed likely that the Texans would quickly dump the undrafted rookie. So far, the Texans haven’t. “The Houston Texans are aware of the police report regarding DT Brandon Ivory in Tuscaloosa, Ala.,” the Texans said in a statement. “At this time, we will have no further comment until we gather all of the relevant facts.”

-- Brandon Ivory Arrested --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Houston Texans rookie DL Brandon Ivory has been arrested on first degree burglary charges.

-- Sign Up for Free Fantasy Newsletters! --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Vikings Eyeing Bernard Pollard? --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Minnesota Vikings could have interest in signing free-agent SS Bernard Pollard.

-- Bills Sign Wayne Hunter --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Buffalo Bills have signed veteran free-agent OT Wayne Hunter.

-- Brandon Spikes Pleads Guilty --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

WBZ reports free-agent LB Brandon Spikes has plead guilty to leaving the scene of a car crash in Foxboro. He got a fine, one year probation, and the loss of his license. Under terms of negotiated operation plea, Spikes has to attend "Alive at 25" driving and traffic safety course.

-- Derek Carr Raves About Amari Cooper --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr says rookie WR Amari Cooper is even better than advertised. Carr said on 95.7 The Game that Cooper, whom the Raiders drafted out of Alabama with the fourth overall pick, has looked even better than expected through two months of offseason work. “He is ridiculous in and out of his breaks,” said Carr. “His style of play is perfect for this league. He’s good at getting on toes and creating separation. He’s good at when the ball is in his hands making those fast-twitch movements to make a guy go one way so he can take it to the house. It’s just little things that honestly people don’t even notice.” Although Carr and Cooper have only been teammates since late April, they’ve already spent a lot of time working together. Carr said he and Cooper are developing a rapport through extra work beyond the team’s minicamp and Organized Team Activities. “His work ethic is second to none,” Carr said. “I was throwing with him as soon as mini-camp was over so we can get more reps in, and our plan was to throw a couple more times, but he texted me that night. He said, ‘hey, let’s throw at least three more times. I need to get this one route right.’ Just him telling me that kind of stuff, it blew my mind.”

-- C.J. Spillman Charged with Sexual Assault --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports free-agent DB C.J. Spillman, accused of attacking a woman just one day after commissioner Roger Goodell vowed last year to get tough on players who commit violent crimes, was charged with sexual assault in Tarrant County, Texas. Spillman is accused of sexually assaulting a woman Sept. 20 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, the Cowboys’ team hotel since 2009. Grapevine police completed their investigation in February, and a Tarrant County grand jury handed down an indictment charging Spillman with sexual assault on Monday.

-- Terrelle Pryor Wants to Compete in a Slash Role, But... --
Wed Jul 1, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

The Plain Dealer reports WR Terrelle Pryor, picked up by the Browns last week as a receiver, apparently hasn't fully grasped the notion of playing wideout instead of quarterback. "I'm going to give this slash-player deal a chance," Pryor told his hometown Trib Total Media Thursday night. "I just want to play football. I'm a playmaker, and I believe if I can touch the ball, I can go to the house, especially if I have space. This should definitely open up some opportunities." The Browns made it clear in their press release that "Pryor will compete for a roster spot at wide receiver.'' No mention of quarterback was made, despite the fact he started 10 games at quarterback for Browns OC John DeFilippo, one in 2012 and nine in 2013 when he went 3-6 with Oakland. Heading into training camp next month, "slash'' -- wide receiver/quarterback -- doesn't appear to be in the cards for the former Buckeye.

-- Brunell: RGIII Has Gone Backwards --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Mark Brunell spent four years playing quarterback in Washington. And he thinks this should be the fourth and final year that QB Robert Griffin III plays quarterback in Washington. Asked on ESPN if he thinks RG3 is good enough to succeed in the NFL, Brunell answered, “I do not.” “He has gone backwards,” Brunell continued, via the Washington Post. “It’s not just his decision-making, it’s his fundamentals. He’s taking too many hits, he’s quick to get out of the pocket. Last year was difficult to watch. Does he have the skill set? Yes, but we haven’t seen it in some time.”

-- Keep Coming Back! --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Super Bowl premium package subscriber Jack Fields gets to the point why he Keeps Coming Back to be a premium subscriber after trying out other services. Patrons considering a subscription should check out what Jack has to say!

-- Cowboys Unsure Who Starts at RB --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Dallas Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones has said he’s very comfortable with the group of running backs he has on his roster. But what the Cowboys don’t know is which one of those running backs will be primarily responsible for replacing the departed RB DeMarco Murray. Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown says he isn’t sure if RB Joseph Randle, RB Darren McFadden or RB Lance Dunbar will be the starter, but he’s confident that some combination of the three of them will add up to a good running game. “We’re very confident in what we have,” Brown said, via the Dallas Morning News. “We got some very good football players. With the addition of Darren it’s going to be a nice group. I can’t say who is going to be the lead dog right now, but those guys are going to compete and we’re going to do what’s necessary to win games. I think we have three capable guys who can go out and do what we need to do. I’m not concerned about it at all.”

-- Colts Re-Sign One --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Indianapolis Colts have re-signed DT Jeris Pendleton. He spent the last two years with the Colts, but was on injured reserve all last season because of a knee injury.

-- Supplemental Draft Coming July 9th --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the NFL's supplemental draft will take place on July 9th.

-- Brian Dixon May Miss Some Camp Time --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports New Orleans Saints CB Brian Dixon may miss some of training camp as a result of his March arrest. The Times-Picayune reports Dixon is scheduled to go on trial in Florida on August 3rd. The Saints will be in training camp in West Virginia at that time. Dixon was arrested for resisting arrest without violence after a traffic stop in Miami Beach. He has accused the arresting officers of racial bias.

-- John Abraham Watch --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

Fox Sports reports free-agent DE John Abraham is still dealing with post-concussion syndrome. TSN adds Abraham is wanted by Atlanta police on charges he beat up a business associate, the Atlanta-Journal Constitution reported. The incident reportedly took place in February at the Pink Pony strip club in the Brookhaven neighborhood of Atlanta. Police were unable to charge Abraham with battery until recently because they had to wait for video surveillance footage from the club.

-- Russell Wilson: $25 Million or What? --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports QB Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have been amicable in recent months trying to secure a long-term contract extension for the quarterback. On Monday, Wilson discussed the contract standstill in an ESPN interview. When asked how much money he thought he deserved, Wilson laughed and said: "I don't know. How much would you pay me?" He continued: "I think ultimately, it comes down to the play. Just let my play speak for itself. ... No matter if it's $25 million or if it's $1.5 million -- I'll be ready to go." Less than three hours after the interview aired, Wilson cryptically tweeted: "Don't believe me just watch." That $25 million isn't a number pulled from thin air. It very well could be the annual salary Wilson is asking for, making him the highest-paid player in the game. QB Aaron Rodgers currently sits atop the NFL's financial mountain with a $22 million yearly salary. Wilson again reiterated Monday his desire to stay a Seahawk, saying: "I trust the process of it all. I'm going to do everything I can to put the work in and let the rest speak for itself."

-- Joique Bell: I'm Going to Rush for 1,200 Yards --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell (knee/Achilles) missed the Detroit Lions' offseason program after knee and Achilles surgeries. The time sitting on the sidelines caused coaches to ponder what sort of shape the starting running back will be in when he eventually returns. For his part, the 28-year-old running back believes he's ready for a career year. "I'm going to rush for over 1,200 yards," Bell told MLive.com's Kyle Meinke. "That's the minimum. If I do less than that, I'll be surprised. I'll be disappointed. "Anything more than that, I wouldn't be surprised at all." The Lions plan to emphasize the run in Jim Caldwell's second season and have worked to upgrade a faulty offensive line this offseason. The 1,200-yard mark is something no running back has hit in Detroit this millennium. The last man wearing Honolulu Blue to break that barrier was RB Barry Sanders in 1998. "My first year here I rushed for a few hundred (yards)," Bell said. "Second year, close to (700). Then last year, almost 900. So this next year, I'm just going to jump the gun and say 1,200. That's the minimum."

-- Play to Win $300,000 in the 2015 FFPC Main Event! --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Michael Bennett Speaks --
Tue Jun 30, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett, unhappy with his current contract, said a holdout from the start of training camp is "definitely possible," in a phone conversation Monday. Bennett said that he is willing to accept the hefty fines that come with missing training camp to further state his dissatisfaction with the four-year, $28.5 million contract ($16 million guaranteed) he signed in 2014. Bennett, who opted to re-sign with the Seahawks instead of signing as a free agent elsewhere, said he has outplayed his contract. "I know a lot of people disagree because I don't put up all the numbers, but if you watch the games, I'm doing good things," he said. "They want me to play five positions but pay me for one."

-- Kyle Knox Suspended Four Games --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the NFL has suspended free agent LB Kyle Knox four games for for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy.

-- Eagles Release One --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Philadelphia Eagles have released OG Cole Manhart.

-- Tyler Lockett & Jimmy Graham Impress --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports when the offseason program ended Thursday, Seattle Seahawks HC Pete Carroll pointed to two players who stood out to him through the rookie camp and organized team activities (OTAs). The first one is rookie WR Tyler Lockett, the team’s third-round draft choice. “It’s been really fun to learn about Tyler," HC Pete Carroll said. “He’s got a lot of responsibilities. He’s going after this return job, he’s inside playing in the slot in the receiver position, and he’s been outside. “We’ve just thrown everything at him because he seems to be able to handle it. He studies really hard. You don’t really know until you get these guys how dedicated they will be, but he’s been an exciting addition to the team.” The other standout for Carroll is TE Jimmy Graham, the Pro-Bowl player who should make a big impact on the offense this season. “Jimmy coming in with the big history and all the accomplishments that he had, he could have been all kinds of things,” Carroll said. “He’s a great kid. He’s as hard a worker as we could hope to get. He loves the game. He loves the challenge and he loves coming to a new setting and having to prove himself. He’s feeding off that.”

-- Matthew Stafford Wants to Get Together With His Receivers for Some Pre-Camp Work --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

The Detroit Free Press reports Lions QB Matthew Stafford wants to bring WR Calvin Johnson and the rest of his targets together for some pre-camp work of their own. Such camps aren’t new, as QB Peyton Manning has been taking his receivers to Duke every spring, and others do the same. But Stafford said he thought it would help. “I think it’s big,” Stafford said. “I’m obviously in Atlanta quite a bit, so Calvin’s right there, throw with him some. But try to find a way to get together with some of the other guys as well. . . . This team is a hard-working team and we go away, we come back in great shape. But there’s no substitute for running routes for a receiver and catching the ball from the guy you’re going to be catching the ball from during the season. And there’s really no substitute for me throwing to a spot — and throwing to somebody that’s not on our team, it just isn’t as beneficial as being together and doing that. So hopefully we’ll get together and do some of that.”

-- Mike Evans Thinks He Can Be Even Better in 2015 --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

USA Today reports exchange an offense steeped in chaos following former OC Jeff Tedford's heart surgery and a QB Josh McCown / QB Mike Glennon quarterback platoon for new boss OC Dirk Koetter and No. 1 pick QB Jameis Winston, and it's no wonder Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans believes he has a chance to really break out in 2015. "The quarterback would just look me off, and then I'd be dead," Evans said. "And I didn't understand, because I always think I'm open. Just throw that thing up." He'll play on an island more often as the "X" receiver in the Bucs' new offense — the same role in which WR Julio Jones thrived when Koetter was with the Atlanta Falcons. He trained for a week in March after an invitation from WR Randy Moss, who followed Evans on Twitter after seeing the rookie mention him in interviews after the Redskins game. They plan to get together again next month, Evans said. He sometimes played around 240 pounds last year — "It was my first time having money," Evans deadpanned — but has dropped into the 230 range, give or take. He's working on flexibility to stop the "little B.S. injuries" that cost him practice time the past two springs. "When I get that down, it'll make me faster, too," Evans said. "I can't open up as much as I want sometimes, because I'm scared I'm going to tweak my hamstring or something."

-- Clay Harbor Hurting --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

The Florida Times-Union reports Jaguars TE Clay Harbor (calf) missed most of the team's offseason OTAs due to a calf injury.

-- FFMastermind.com Subscribers Win Thousands! --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Danny Woodhead Watch --
Mon Jun 29, 2015 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports San Diego Chargers RB Danny Woodhead missed 13 games last season due to a broken ankle suffered in a Week 3 contest against the Buffalo Bills. However, Woodhead appeared fast and healthy in offseason work. That bodes well for Qb Philip Rivers and San Diego’s running game, which needs a boost after averaging just 3.43 yards per carry in 2014, second-worst in the NFL.


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