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Tue Sep 16, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Our weekly podcast, The Fantasy Football Mastermind Edge, returns once again TONIGHT at 11 PM ET! Tune in to catch host Michael Nazarek and co-host Chris Rito offer a preview of Week #3 along with select Picks to Click/Flick for your fantasy starting lineup. Rito will also offer his one-hit wonders at kicker and defense. The guys will also cover all the latest player injuries and NFL news. Tune in and check it out!


-- NFL Red Zone & Overall Target Tables Debut! --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Panthers to Hold Greg Hardy --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Carolina Panthers have no plans to release embattled DE Greg Hardy. NBC Sports adds the Panthers deactivated Hardy yesterday after playing him in the opener, and Rivera wasn’t tipping his hand about the future, but admitted the decision was difficult. “If you play him and you win, you don’t have a conscience,” HC Ron Rivera said. “You play him and you lose, it’s a distraction.” He said Hardy would practice and attend meetings as normal, but he wasn’t ready to say when he’d make a final call on Sunday’s game.


-- Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson; Expected to Play This Week --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN reports the Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that RB Adrian Peterson will return to practices and meetings this week and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Peterson was deactivated for the Vikings' Week 2 game against the New England Patriots after he was indicted by a grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. "Today's decision was made after significant thought, discussion and consideration. As evidenced by our decision to deactivate Adrian from yesterday's game, this is clearly a very important issue," Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf said in a statement. "On Friday, we felt it was in the best interests of the organization to step back, evaluate the situation, and not rush to judgment given the seriousness of this matter. At that time, we made the decision that we felt was best for the Vikings and all parties involved. To be clear, we take very seriously any matter that involves the welfare of a child. At this time, however, we believe this is a matter of due process and we should allow the legal system to proceed so we can come to the most effective conclusions and then determine the appropriate course of action. This is a difficult path to navigate, and our focus is on doing the right thing. Currently we believe we are at a juncture where the most appropriate next step is to allow the judicial process to move forward. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and support Adrian's fulfillment of his legal responsibilities throughout this process."


-- Week #3: Sunday Night Waiver Wire & 4th & One Injury Report Released --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Eagles Snap Count Watch --
Tue Sep 16, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

PhillyMag.com reports Eagles RB LeSean McCoy played 49-of-68 (72%) snaps on Monday night. RB Darren Sproles played only 25 (37%). TE Zach Ertz played 52 (76%) snaps, while TE Bent Celek played 46 (68%) snaps.

-- Who is the Lead Tailback in Detroit? --
Tue Sep 16, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

MLive.com reports according to the Lions' depth chart, RB Reggie Bush is the starter. And indeed he's taken the first snap at tailback in each of the Detroit Lions' first two games. But according to usage, the case could be made that RB Joique Bell is at least a co-No. 1 -- if not the outright No. 1 option. Bell has gotten the call on 25 of the Lions' 48 carries through two games -- or in other words, he's shouldered 52.1 percent of the load. Bush, meantime, has just 15 carries -- half the number he had at this point last year. Bell even has more targets in the passing game (12-9), which is supposed to be Bush's specialty. Perhaps this debate is simply semantics, but it is an interesting question about the identity of the Lions' backfield. Bush is the household name, but Bell has been every bit the No. 1 tailback as his better-known counterpart. Even HC Jim Caldwell isn't clear on which guy he'd call the No. 1 tailback. "Just as it's listed on the depth chart. I think that's pretty straight forward and obvious how it's lined up," Caldwell said in one breath. But then in the next: "It just kind of depends. Each game you see will be a little different." Bell was a significant contributor to the backfield last year -- his 235 touches (166 carries, 69 targets) were surpassed only by Bush's 303 (223 carries, 80 targets) -- but there still was a hierarchy to it. There was no doubt Bush was the No. 1 guy. This year, it's not so clear through two games. Bell paced the Lions with 10 carries for 36 yards in Sunday's 24-7 loss against Carolina. That's not much production, but still was a team high. And he also was targeted 11 times in the passing game -- more than everyone except WR Calvin Johnson. He caught six of those passes for 61 yards -- more than everyone except Johnson. Bush, meantime, was mostly a spectator. He rushed six times for 26 yards, plus caught two passes for 6 yards.

-- Davante Adams Pushing Jarrett Boykin Aside --
Tue Sep 16, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Green Bay Packers rookie WR Davante Adams played 37 snaps on Sunday against the Jets, while WR Jarrett Boykin played only 25.

-- Check Out The FFMastermind Edge Podcast TONIGHT! --
Tue Sep 16, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Our weekly podcast, The Fantasy Football Mastermind Edge, returns once again TONIGHT at 11 PM ET! Tune in to catch host Michael Nazarek and co-host Chris Rito offer a preview of Week #3 along with select Picks to Click/Flick for your fantasy starting lineup. Rito will also offer his one-hit wonders at kicker and defense. The guys will also cover all the latest player injuries and NFL news. Tune in and check it out!

-- Redskns Make Player Moves --
Tue Sep 16, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

Fox Sports reports Washington Redskins S Brandon Meriweather has been reinstated from his suspension. The team also released S Baccari Rambo.

-- A.P. Already Cleared of New Accusation --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

TMZ reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has already been cleared of the latest child abuse accusation concerning one of his other sons.

-- Another Investigation of A.P. Begins --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

KHOU 11 in Houston reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is being investigated for another abuse accusation involving another one of his sons.

-- Rams Work Out Thad Lewis --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent QB Thad Lewis worked out for the St. Louis Rams on Monday.

-- Raiders Sign Vincent Brown --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Oakland Tribune reports the Raiders have signed free-agent WR Vincent Brown to a one-year contract.

-- Suspended Players Awaiting Reinstatement --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports upon agreement of term sheet for new drug policy, the following players will be reinstated: Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker, St. Louis Rams WR Steadman Bailey, Dallas Cowboys DB Orlando Scandrick, New York Giants OL Eric Herman and former Vikings DE Spencer Nealy. WR Josh Gordon and former Colt WR LaVon Brazill will have their season-long suspensions reduced to 10 games. Gordon continues to be allowed to work out at the Browns’ training facility. The seven above names are part of the estimated 20 who will be affected by the new policy once it is approved by the NFL, which is likely to occur in the next 24 hours.

-- Adios Dennis Allen? --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Oakland Raiders HC Dennis Allen is on the hot seat and could be fired if he doesn't turn things around.

-- NFL Red Zone & Overall Target Tables Debut! --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Bears IR Charles Tillman --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Chicago Bears have placed CB Charles Tillman (torn triceps) on injured reserve, ending his season.

-- Gruden Prefers Cousins to RGIII --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Washington Post reports Redskins HC Jay Gruden actually preferred QB Kirk Cousins to QB Robert Griffin III before RGIII suffered a dislocated ankle in Sunday's game.

-- Louis Delmas Benched --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Herald reports the Dolphins have benched FS Louis Delmas in favor of FS Michael Thomas.

-- Chad Henne Will Start This Week --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Florida Times-Union reports the Jaguars will start QB Chad Henne this week against the Colts.

-- Panthers to Hold Greg Hardy --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Carolina Panthers have no plans to release embattled DE Greg Hardy. NBC Sports adds the Panthers deactivated Hardy yesterday after playing him in the opener, and Rivera wasn’t tipping his hand about the future, but admitted the decision was difficult. “If you play him and you win, you don’t have a conscience,” HC Ron Rivera said. “You play him and you lose, it’s a distraction.” He said Hardy would practice and attend meetings as normal, but he wasn’t ready to say when he’d make a final call on Sunday’s game.

-- 17 Fantasy Football Titles! --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Super Bowl premium package subscriber Michael Valders gets to the point real quick concerning his 17 Fantasy Football Titles. Patrons considering a subscription should check out what Michael has to say!

-- Raiders Working Out Vincent Brown --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent WR Vincent Brown is working out for the Oakland Raiders on Monday.

-- Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson; Expected to Play This Week --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN reports the Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that RB Adrian Peterson will return to practices and meetings this week and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Peterson was deactivated for the Vikings' Week 2 game against the New England Patriots after he was indicted by a grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. "Today's decision was made after significant thought, discussion and consideration. As evidenced by our decision to deactivate Adrian from yesterday's game, this is clearly a very important issue," Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf said in a statement. "On Friday, we felt it was in the best interests of the organization to step back, evaluate the situation, and not rush to judgment given the seriousness of this matter. At that time, we made the decision that we felt was best for the Vikings and all parties involved. To be clear, we take very seriously any matter that involves the welfare of a child. At this time, however, we believe this is a matter of due process and we should allow the legal system to proceed so we can come to the most effective conclusions and then determine the appropriate course of action. This is a difficult path to navigate, and our focus is on doing the right thing. Currently we believe we are at a juncture where the most appropriate next step is to allow the judicial process to move forward. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and support Adrian's fulfillment of his legal responsibilities throughout this process."

-- Giants TE Snap Count Watch --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NJ.com reports New York Giants TE Daniel Fells took 20 -of-72 snaps (28%) to TE Larry Donnell's 58 (81%) on Sunday despite the fact that the Giants seemed to get some production out of the dual tight end looks.

-- Nate Freese Struggling --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Detroit Lions rookie PK Nate Freese, who won the job during the preseason, missed two more field goals Sunday. He is now 2 of 5 on the season and his job could in a little bit of peril. “We’re not going to make any rash decisions now five minutes after the game’s over,” Lions HC Jim Caldwell said. “We certainly want to take a look at all of our options and see where we’d like to go from here.”

-- Vikings RB Snaps Count Watch --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Star Tribune reports Vikings RB Matt Asiata played 45 of the 66 offensive snaps (68%) with RB Adrian Peterson deactivated. Rookie RB Jerick McKinnon got 21 (32%), while RB Joe Banyard played one.

-- Justin Hunter Plays 84% of Snaps on Sunday --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Nashville Tennessean reports Titans WR Justin Hunter played 41-of-49 snaps on Sunday against the Cowboys.

-- Dolphins Re-Sign Daniel Thomas --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Herald reports the Dolphins have re-signed free-agent RB Daniel Thomas.

-- Keep Coming Back! --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --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!

-- Bradley Considering Starting Blake Bortles This Week --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars official website reports Jaguars HC Gus Bradley is considering starting rookie QB Blake Bortles in next week's game against the Colts. "Right now, we've got a lot of things we need to correct," he said. "We'll take a look at that all on film."

-- Travis Kelce Plays 37% of Snaps on Sunday --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Kansas City Star reports Chiefs TE Travis Kelce played 32-of-86 snaps on Sunday against the Broncos.

-- Johnson & Ivory Split Snaps Evenly on Sunday --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Post reports Jets RB Chris Johnson and RB Chris Ivory each played 27 snaps on Sunday against the Packers.

-- Vikings Won't Release Adrian Peterson, But... --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football The New York Post reports RB Adrian Peterson could be on the trading block if even uglier details emerge from his felony child abuse case in Houston. An NFL source familiar with the thinking of the Minnesota Vikings’ ownership group said Sunday the only certainty is Peterson won’t be released because of his shocking indictment Friday afternoon. But everything else — including the long-shot possibility of a trade — is still on the table after the Minnesota star was arrested and jailed over the weekend for allegedly injuring his 4-year-old son last May by brutally beating him with a thin tree limb while the child was naked. If convicted, Peterson could be sentenced to as much as two years in jail and a $10,000 fine. Peterson, meanwhile, remained in limbo. He did not attend the game against New England, and it was unknown if he had returned to Minneapolis following his formal arrest Saturday in Houston.

-- Gronk Plays Just 42% of Snaps on Sunday --
Mon Sep 15, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski played only 28-of-67 snaps on Sunday as the team won big in Minnesota, 30-7.

-- Vikings Yet to Decide Anything About A.P. --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Minnesota Vikings haven’t made any determinations about RB Adrian Peterson’s status. “There’s a lot of speculation, a million rumors out there,” GM Rick Spielman said. “We haven’t decided anything yet.”

-- Mike Priefer Reinstated --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, who was suspended for homophobic comments, will be back at work on Monday morning. The Vikings announced Sunday evening that Priefer will be officially reinstated on Monday. The Vikings initially announced that Priefer would be suspended three games with the possibility to be reduced to two games if he met certain requirements including sensitivity training, so Priefer has presumably done everything asked of him. In its announcement of Priefer’s reinstatement, the Vikings said he completed “anti-harassment, diversity and sexual orientation training” and that he “was fully and thoughtfully engaged throughout the process and successfully completed the program.”

-- Week #3: Sunday Night Waiver Wire & 4th & One Injury Report Released --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football SUNDAY 6:30 PM PT: Premium Newsletter Subscribers take note. The Week #3 Sunday Night Waiver Wire and 4th & One Injury Report have been released for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check them out in your premium account before you make any free agent player moves this week!

-- Ray Rice to Appeal Suspension on Monday --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports according to multiple league sources, RB Ray Rice will appeal the indefinite suspension on Monday. The appeal will be handled by the NFLPA and by an outside lawyer retained by Rice. Because the indefinite suspension was imposed under the personal-conduct policy, Commissioner Roger Goodell will have the ultimate authority over the appeal. Don’t be surprised if Rice and the union ask that Goodell designate a hearing officer who has no current connection to the league office, which Goodell ultimately did in the appeal of the players suspended in connection with the Saints bounty case. Apart from whether Goodell potentially has prejudged the Rice case before the appeal process has played out, Goodell also will be a witness in the appeal process, since one of the key questions is whether Rice lied to the team or the league about what happened in the elevator. Rice is expected to contend that he told the team and the league the truth. Ultimately, the person who resolves the appeal will have to hear testimony from Rice, Goodell, and other witnesses before deciding whether Rice lied — especially since Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome has said that Rice didn’t lie.

-- Matt Cassel Remains Starter --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Minnesota Vikings HC Mike Zimmer said QB Matt Cassel will remain the team's starter for week #3.

-- Greg Hardy Inactive --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN reports Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy (domestic violence conviction) is inactive today.

-- Source: Panthers Could Still Deactivate Greg Hardy --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports a league source says it’s still possible that the Carolina Panthers will decide to not play DE Greg Hardy (domestic violence conviction) today in an early game against the Lions.

-- Adrian Peterson Watch --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

CBS Sports reports with Minnesota Vikings All-Pro RB Adrian Peterson facing an indictment on child abuse charges after allegedly striking his four-year-old son repeatedly with a branch, and the NFL announcing it is reviewing the case under the league's personal conduct policy, his future, short and long-term, is in doubt. The team moved swiftly to de-activate the Peterson after an arrest warrant was issued for him, and, given the serious nature of these charges and with Peterson not denying the allegations to date, several league sources expect the Vikings to further address his roster status on Monday. Their options are somewhat limited. A team can no longer just opt to de-activate a player for an extended period of time under this CBA so here are the options: 1) Keep him on the roster as is. 2) He can remain at the facility for practices and meetings and then be deactivated on gamedays. 3) Vikings could opt to suspended Peterson with pay pending the outcome of more legal matters. The NFL is not likely to take immediate action and particularly so if the Vikings maintain their proactive approach to the situation, which frankly is the expectation within the league at this point. Everything is heightened about NFL discipline for these cases after the RB Ray Rice scandal. In addition, the league is implementing a new domestic violence policy that includes more aggressive penalties for those who commit such violent crimes in the presence of children. The NFL will not comment, for now, as to how those enhanced penalties could factor into this case.

-- Source: New NFL Drug Policy Hopefully Gets Done on Monday --
Sun Sep 14, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports no new NFL drug policy final deal today, but a source involved says the hope is it’s done Monday to give players a chance to get back in buildings. The drug policy negotiations took four years. Both sides are taking 24 hours to go over every single word to make sure no questions going forward.

-- Giants Work Out Five --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports late week workouts for the New York Giants included: QB Tahj Boyd, QB Pat Devlin, WR Mark Harrison, WR B.J. Cunningham and DE Caesar Rayford.

-- Week #2: Picks to Click/Flick & Fantasy Reaches --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football 9/13/2014 - Michael Nazarek: As the week has developed, some players on my first list may no longer be a click and some may no longer be a flick. In addition, other players may have emerged as clicks or flicks. Thus, this UPDATE has been born. In addition, I'm going to offer up some fantasy reaches to consider for owners in larger leagues that find themselves in a real bind due to injuries or other situations. It is my hope that this feature clarifies where I stand with regard to the following player potential for this week... [Picks to Click/Flick & Fantasy Reaches]

-- Patriots Make Player Moves --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the New England Patriots have signed rookie LB Deontae Skinner from their practice squad. The team also waived LB Darius Fleming.

-- Adrian Peterson's Trial Unlikely to Happen Until 2015 --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

Vikings Update reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is facing charges of negligent or reckless injury to a child, but his trial isn’t likely to get started until 2015, according to the Montgomery County (Texas) district attorney’s office. “What happens now is Mr. Peterson will make a court appearance I assume sometime in the next couple weeks,” prosecutor Phil Grant said. “This is still in its preliminary stages so it will be several months probably before this case is set for trial. We would look to maybe a trial matter sometime in the next year.” Peterson is facing charges stemming from a May incident in which he allegedly disciplined a 4-year-old son with a wooden switch. Peterson’s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, issued a statement Friday, admitting that Peterson was disciplining his child. “This indictment follows Adrian’s full cooperation with authorities who have been looking into this matter. Adrian is a loving father who used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son,” the statement read. “He used the same kind of discipline with his child that he experienced as a child growing up in east Texas.” The extent of that discipline could be the crux of the case. “In the State of Texas, there is a defense to injury of a child and that is reasonable discipline,” Grant said. “Obviously, parents are entitled to discipline their child as they see fit, except when that discipline exceeds what the community would say is reasonable. So a grand jury, having indicted this case, looked at those injuries that were on that child and determined that discipline was not reasonable and did not reflect the community standards of what is reasonable.” The crime is punishable by up to two years in jail and up to a $10,000 fine, Grant said, adding that probation is possible for those without a criminal record.

-- Bears Promote Three --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Chicago Bears have promoted WR Josh Bellamy, WR Chris Williams, and C Taylor Boggs from their practice squad.

-- Patriots Work Out Fred Evans --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent DT Fred Evans recently worked out for the New England Patriots.

-- Week #2 Premium Player Rankings Updated! --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Saturday 11:45 AM PT: Premium Weekly Newsletter subscribers take note. Our Fantasy Player Rankings for week #2 have been UPDATED for your viewing pleasure. Players on the following teams have been adjusted/commented about due to injury and other concerns: Arizona, Chicago, Minnesota, Green Bay, Jacksonville, Tampa Bay, Oakland, Carolina, San Diego, and Cleveland. Make sure you log into your premium account to check them out and ensure you maximize the scoring potential of your starting lineup! Good luck this week!

-- Ray McDonald's Court Hearing Postponed --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The National Football post reports San Francisco 49ers DT Ray McDonald's court hearing has been postponed. McDonald has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, but a decision on whether formal charges will be filed hasn't been determined. He was originally scheduld to go to court on Monday. "The investigation of the McDonald matter continues," the Santa Clara District Attorney announced. "Monday's court date will be postponed. A later date will be announced by the court." The 49ers are allowing McDonald to play because of "due process."

-- Jaguars Re-Sign One --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed S Craig Loston.

-- Vikings Make Player Moves --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed RB Joe Banyard from their practice squad. The team also waived FB Zach Line.

-- Rams Extend Robert Quinn --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports St. Louis Rams DE Robert Quinn has signed a four-year, $66.575 million contract extension that includes $41.2 million guaranteed tying him to the team through 2019, agent Tony Fleming confirmed.

-- Broncos Expect a Heavy Workload for Jamaal Charles --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Denver Broncos official website reports one of many changes the Broncos can expect from the Chiefs is many more touches for RB Jamaal Charles. "We definitely know they’re going to have a heavy gameplan for Jamaal," said Broncos CB Aqib Talib. "And when you've got a top-tier guy getting seven (carries), something's not right," added Knighton. "So he'll definitely get a lot of touches this week."

-- Weekly Fantasy Newsletters with Daily Releases! --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football The majority of the FFMastermind.com Weekly In-Season Fantasy Newsletter is written by 4-peat winner of the SI.com Fantasy Experts League, Michael Nazarek. Not only does this newsletter help premium subscribers wins thousands of dollars, but it also contains DAILY RELEASES OF CRITICAL FANTASY INFORMATION! See for yourself what's included by clicking HERE and make sure to check out week #6's newsletter from the 2013 season HERE. There's a reason why Nazarek has been so successful competing against the experts over the past 18 seasons. Hard work, solid advice, and great fantasy strategy is the backbone of FFMastermind.com. Check it out!

-- Aaron Dobson Watch --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

The Boston Globe reports the guess is that Patriots WR Aaron Dobson will be a part of the rotation sooner than later, but that's without knowing exactly why he was inactive last week. This week should give us a better idea — or it could complicate things even further if he doesn't play again.

-- A.P. Released on Bail After Turning Himself In to Texas Authorities Saturday Morning --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

USA Today reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson landed in Houston and turned himself in to authorities in Montgomery County, Texas, early Saturday where he was booked on a charge of injury to a child before posting $15,000 bond and being released. Peterson arrived at the jail and was let in through a side entrance and authorities released his mug shot a short time later, according to the sheriff's office. A statement from Sheriff Tommy Gage said a grand jury "true billed" Peterson on Thursday, and the arrest warrant was issued at 2:47 p.m. CT on Friday. No further details on the case or investigation were given. The Vikings announced Friday evening that Peterson will not play Sunday when Minnesota hosts the New England Patriots.

-- No New NFL Drug Policy Agreement, But... --
Sat Sep 13, 2014 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the NFLPA has yet to reach an agreement with the NFL on a new drug policy, but hopes to have a deal finalized very soon.


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