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-- 2016 Enhanced Executive Draft Master UPDATED! --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Super Bowl, Drafter's Edge, and Executive Draft Master premium package subscribers take note. With the release on our UPDATED 2016 Masters List Customizeable Cheatsheets, we add the 3rd of many UPDATES of the Enhanced 2016 Executive Draft Master! This Excel App takes drafting to the next level with Customizable Cheatsheets and Updated Projections from the Definitive Fantasy Football Information Service, as well as Auction Values that adjust ON THE FLY as you draft! This year's software includes an overall STANDINGS SHEET for all teams that drafted along with a TOP PLAYERS LIST regardless of position! In addition, it includes Decimal Options (applicable for Auction Drafts) - 0, 1 or 2 decimals for those of you who play in leagues that require auction values less than $1. Patrons can ORDER our Enhanced 2016 Executive Draft Master for just 9.95. Best of all, it comes FREE with a Super Bowl Package purchase!


-- 2016 Masters List Customizeable Cheatsheets & MCP Board Updated! --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Heads up! FFMastermind.com has UPDATED our 2016 Masters List Customizable Cheatsheet MS Excel App (Both PPR and Non-PPR Versions) and our MCP (Mastermind Championship Projections) Board with SEVEN specific player ranking changes (i.e. Bell, Foster, Watt) for premium subscribers' viewing pleasure. Patrons can ORDER our Pre-Season Draft Guide now to check these important premium features out!


-- Sources: LeVeon Bell Facing Four-Game Suspension Pending Appeal --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN reports sources close to the situation say Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeVeon Bell (knee) is facing a four-game suspension for violation of the NFL's drug policy. The suspension is the result of a MISSED drug test, not a failed one, and the reason it hasn't yet been announced is that the appeal process is still going on. No date for Bell's appeal has been set, though it's expected that it will be heard before the start of the regular season, meaning that if it's not overturned, he would miss the first four games of the season. Bell was suspended for the first three games of last season (later reduced to two) for a violation of the policy on substances of abuse after he was arrested for marijuana possession and DUI in the summer of 2014. RB DeAngelo Williams is expected to be the Steelers' starting running back in the first four games of the season if Bell's appeal in denied.


-- J.J. Watt OUT 8+ Weeks After Back Surgery; Uncertain to Play Week #1 --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football NFL.com reports Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt underwent back surgery yesterday for a herniated disc. He was still in the hospital today and has a 8+ week recovery period. As a result, he is uncertain to play come week #1.


-- 2016 Fantasy First Thoughts: AFC/NFC South --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek returns this week with his fantasy football First Thoughts on the AFC/NFC South. This is the third article in a series of four offering his First Thoughts. Which teams improved and where did they improve? More importantly, which teams took a step back and where should fantasy owners think twice about drafting later this summer? Tune in to find out!


-- Free 2016 Pre-Season Draft Guide Preview Released! --
Sun Jun 26, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Lessons Learned from 2015 by a Former STUD RB Theorist --
Thu Jun 9, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football 6/9/2016 - FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek - When I first started FFMastermind.com back in 1996, I was probably one of the biggest believers in the STUD RB Theory. Draft RBs (multiple ones) early and you can't go wrong. Well, things have certainly changed in the past 20 years. Depending upon scoring rules, I now have no problems taking a tight end like TE Rob Gronkowski with my first pick. Heck in most PPR leagues, I will target an elite wideout or Gronk before I grab my first tailback with only a few exceptions. This is what I've learned throughout the years, and let me tell you 2015 was a doozie for STUD RBs... [FULL STORY]


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Thu Mar 3, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Eagles Release One --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Philadelphia Eagles have released WR Jonathan Krause.

-- Browns Sign Nick Hayden --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Cleveland Browns have signed free-agent DT Nick Hayden.

-- NFL Still Requiring Interviews Concerning Al Jazeera America Report on PEDs --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the NFL has confirmed receipt of written statements by Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, James Harrison, and Mike Neal. The NFL rejected the union’s view that affidavits constitute reasonable cooperation by the players and confirmed that they are required to participate in in-person interviews. The PED policy reflects the NFL and NFLPA’s shared commitment to protect the fairness and integrity of the competition on the field, and league believes it owes it to the players, clubs and fans to fully address any claims of this nature. The NFL advised NFLPA that to move forward to resolve the allegations, the league would first proceed with the Neal interview after which it would follow with the other player interviews.

-- 2016 Enhanced Executive Draft Master UPDATED! --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Super Bowl, Drafter's Edge, and Executive Draft Master premium package subscribers take note. With the release on our UPDATED 2016 Masters List Customizeable Cheatsheets, we add the 3rd of many UPDATES of the Enhanced 2016 Executive Draft Master! This Excel App takes drafting to the next level with Customizable Cheatsheets and Updated Projections from the Definitive Fantasy Football Information Service, as well as Auction Values that adjust ON THE FLY as you draft! This year's software includes an overall STANDINGS SHEET for all teams that drafted along with a TOP PLAYERS LIST regardless of position! In addition, it includes Decimal Options (applicable for Auction Drafts) - 0, 1 or 2 decimals for those of you who play in leagues that require auction values less than $1. Patrons can ORDER our Enhanced 2016 Executive Draft Master for just 9.95. Best of all, it comes FREE with a Super Bowl Package purchase!

-- Arthur Jones Suspended Four Games --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts DL Arthur Jones four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

-- Bears Release Omar Bolden --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Chicago Bears released DB Omar Bolden Friday, just a few months after signing him in free agency. The Bears in March had guaranteed Bolden $80,000 on a one-year contract worth a total of $840,000.

-- 2016 Masters List Customizeable Cheatsheets & MCP Board Updated! --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Heads up! FFMastermind.com has UPDATED our 2016 Masters List Customizable Cheatsheet MS Excel App (Both PPR and Non-PPR Versions) and our MCP (Mastermind Championship Projections) Board with SEVEN specific player ranking changes (i.e. Bell, Foster, Watt) for premium subscribers' viewing pleasure. Patrons can ORDER our Pre-Season Draft Guide now to check these important premium features out!

-- Ezekiel Elliott's Former Girlfriend Trying to Set Him Up --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas reports a high-ranking Dallas Cowboys source says that rookie RB Ezekiel Elliott has messages saved on his phone proving his ex-girlfriend is trying to set him up to take a fall for domestic violence.

-- Weekly Fantasy Newsletters with Daily Releases! --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --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 #11's newsletter from the 2015 season HERE. There's a reason why Nazarek has been so successful competing against the experts over the past 20 seasons. Hard work, solid advice, and great fantasy strategy is the backbone of FFMastermind.com. Check it out!

-- Cowboys Standing Behind Ezekiel Elliott --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Star-Telegram reports the Dallas Cowboys don’t believe the allegations against rookie RB Ezekiel Elliott are true. At the moment, there are no criminal charges, and the league has said it will investigate the incident.

-- Dennis Green Passes --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Dennis Green, who coached the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals over 13 NFL seasons, died Friday morning at the age of 67. Family friend and former agent Ray Anderson confirmed the death to ESPN's Adam Schefter after speaking with Green's wife. Anderson said Green died after a cardiac arrest.

-- Ezekiel Elliott a Suspect in a Domestic Violence Report, But Not Arrested --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football TMZ Sports reports Dallas Cowboys rookie RB Ezekiel Elliott has been named a suspect in a domestic violence police report, but the 21-year-old has denied any wrongdoing and was not arrested. The female accuser filed a report with the Columbus PD in Ohio Friday morning, saying she was assaulted by Elliott, who she claims is her former live-in boyfriend, while sitting in the driver's seat of her parked vehicle. The officers who responded to the scene say the woman claims she had pain in her wrist and a red mark, but declined medical treatment. Cops contacted Elliott, who denied striking the woman. He also said he never lived with her. In the report, cops list the accuser as a 20-year-old woman, 5'5", 120 lbs. Elliott is listed at 6'0", 225 lbs. According to the report, cops also spoke with four witnesses, but they all told cops they didn't see an assault. One of the witnesses was in the car at the time of the alleged incident. Due to the conflicting reports, Elliott was not arrested, but the accuser was referred to the prosecutor's office, if she wants to try to press charges. One person in his agent's office said, "I can assure you [the allegations] are not true."

-- Redskins Release Adam Hayward --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Washington Redskins have released LB Adam Hayward.

-- Sources: LeVeon Bell Facing Four-Game Suspension Pending Appeal --
Fri Jul 22, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football ESPN reports sources close to the situation say Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeVeon Bell (knee) is facing a four-game suspension for violation of the NFL's drug policy. The suspension is the result of a MISSED drug test, not a failed one, and the reason it hasn't yet been announced is that the appeal process is still going on. No date for Bell's appeal has been set, though it's expected that it will be heard before the start of the regular season, meaning that if it's not overturned, he would miss the first four games of the season. Bell was suspended for the first three games of last season (later reduced to two) for a violation of the policy on substances of abuse after he was arrested for marijuana possession and DUI in the summer of 2014. RB DeAngelo Williams is expected to be the Steelers' starting running back in the first four games of the season if Bell's appeal in denied.

-- J.J. Watt OUT 8+ Weeks After Back Surgery; Uncertain to Play Week #1 --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football NFL.com reports Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt underwent back surgery yesterday for a herniated disc. He was still in the hospital today and has a 8+ week recovery period. As a result, he is uncertain to play come week #1.

-- Working Doubletime to Help You Win! --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --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!

-- Jaguars Work Out Greg Hardy --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports free-agent DE Greg Hardy worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars today, but no signing is imminent.

-- What Josh Gordon's Meeting Means --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Plain Dealer reports the meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell is part of the process for WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement and doesn't necessarily mean he'll get the green light shortly after Aug. 1st. But it's significant, because Goodell wouldn't take the time to meet with Gordon unless the receiver was taking the necessary steps to resume his NFL career. In fact, at the NFL Annual Meeting in March, Goodell noted that he might not be ready to meet with Gordon even though he was eligible to apply. Shortly thereafter, news broke that the Baylor product violated the substance abuse policy and his bid was subsequently denied. One major thing working in Gordon's favor this time is the fact that he's stayed out of the public eye and mostly off social media for the past three months after an ill-advised period of hanging out with troubled former Browns QB Johnny Manziel. At the Browns Foundation Golf outing last month, club advisor Jim Brown said that the former All-Pro receiver has been in rehab and getting help for his substance use. "I've talked with Josh twice on the phone, and the last time I talked with him he sounded very motivated and I think he was in rehab and feeling good about it and discovering some things about himself,'' Brown said June 2. "He really seemed ready to take responsibility for himself.''

-- Patriots Release One --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the New England Patriots have released LS Christian Yount.

-- Ray Rice: I'll Give My Paycheck Away If Signed --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

USA Today reports if free-agent RB Ray Rice gets a chance to return to the NFL this season, every game check he earns would go towards combating the issue that took him out of the league. Out of football since the Baltimore Ravens cut him in September 2014 after video surfaced of him knocking out his then-fiancee in a casino elevator, Rice said on Wednesday he’d donate his entire salary in 2016 to organizations with programs focusing on education and prevention of domestic violence and supporting survivors and their families. It’s an extension of the message Rice’s representatives have delivered to teams about his intentions in trying to get a job and resume his playing career after a two-year absence.

-- Lions Sign One --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Detroit Lions have signed free-agent OT Luke Marquardt.

-- Josh Gordon Meets with Commissioner --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports sources say Commissioner Roger Goodell met with suspended Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon yesterday regarding his return to football. Gordon can reapply on August 1st.

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Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Steelers Release Matt Spaeth --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Tribune-Review reports the Steelers have released TE Matt Spaeth with a failed physical designation.

-- Williams: Kubiak Says Mark Sanchez is Starter Heading into Camp --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

SiriusXM NFL Radio reports Denver Broncos NT Sylvester Williams says HC Gary Kubiak told the team that QB Mark Sanchez is the starter heading into training camp. "Going into the camp, I think Coach Kub kind of let us know he’s going to go with Mark," Williams said, "and give Mark the opportunity to see what he can do and then go on from there."

-- Eugene Monroe Retires --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports free-agent OT Eugene Monroe has announced his retirement after seven seasons in the NFL. In his retirement letter, Monroe cites health concerns as one of the main reasons for his decision. "The last 18 years have been full of traumatic injuries to both my head and my body," Monroe wrote. "That’s why one of the first things I’m planning to do is to go to the doctor ... I’m going to get brain and body imaging scans, mental health assessments — anything that might help me get a handle on the state of my body and my mind."

-- Ameer Abdullah Rehab Update --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah (shoulder surgery) is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery for a labrum issue. Abdullah has been very quiet about his ailment, but the team expects him to return for training camp.

-- Muhammad Wilkerson Rehab Update --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (broken leg) said he will be ready for the season opener, but can't predict when he'll be available in training camp.

-- Laquon Treadwell Watch --
Thu Jul 21, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings rookie WR Laquon Treadwell seems capable of filling the big-man void for the team. At 6-2 and 220 pounds, he has the necessary size. During spring workouts, OC Norv Turner raved about his instincts and fluidity running routes. And Treadwell isn’t afraid to go over the middle, having done much of his damage at Mississippi on short and intermediate targets.

-- 2016 Fantasy First Thoughts: AFC/NFC South --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek returns this week with his fantasy football First Thoughts on the AFC/NFC South. This is the third article in a series of four offering his First Thoughts. Which teams improved and where did they improve? More importantly, which teams took a step back and where should fantasy owners think twice about drafting later this summer? Tune in to find out!

-- Texans Release One --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Houston Texans have waived CB Richard Leonard (hamstring) injured.

-- Lions Sign One --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Detroit Lions have signed free-agent DE Quanterus Smith.

-- Sign Up for Free Fantasy Newsletters! --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

Wondering what information we pack into our free e-mail fantasy newsletters each month? How about the latest NFL news? Or maybe the latest upgrades to our site? Previews of coming attractions? Links to the hottest pages at FFMastermind.com? Special offers made exclusively to free mailer recipients? Yes, to all of the above and occasional FREE SNEAK PEEKS into a portion of our premium services too! What are they? Only those who have signed up to receive the newsletter know and we're not telling! Just click HERE, submit the form with your e-mail address, and we'll send you exactly what we send them! You'll get your FREE SNEAK PEEKS, but most importantly, you'll be kept well informed by the Definitive Fantasy Football Information Service all year round! What more can you ask?

-- Bears Sign Amini Silatolu --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Chicago Bears have signed OG Amini Silatolu to a one-year contract.

-- Charges Recommended Against Chris Clemons --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Arizona Republic reports the Scottsdale Police Department is recommending that city prosecutors charge Arizona Cardinals S Chris Clemons in the May 8th assault of a 25-year-old woman outside a downtown Scottsdale nightclub, according to police documents. A woman was knocked unconscious outside the International Boutique Nightclub near Saddlebag Trail and Camelback Road, but witness accounts of what happened vary, according to statements gathered by Scottsdale detectives in a police report obtained by Republic. Sgt. Ben Hoster, a spokesman for Scottsdale police, said police have recommended to city prosecutors that Clemons, 30, be charged with assault with reckless injury and disorderly conduct. Joe Flanagan, Clemons agent, had no immediate comment. He said Clemons was working out Wednesday morning and unable to be reached.

-- Kevin White Looks Quite Impressive --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Chicago Bears second-year WR Kevin White missed his entire rookie year because of a stress fracture in his left shin that required surgery, but White looked like a beast in the off-season program. He is big, strong and fast and should tear up Chicago's suspect secondary in training camp. It remains to be seen how White fares in the regular season, but on paper, he looks the part.

-- How Much Time Will Shaq Lawson Miss? --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

WGR550.com reports ESPN analyst Louis Riddick said this morning he's hearing rookie DE Shaq Lawson (shoulder) “could miss at least half the season and maybe the whole season." However, a league source familiar with Lawson’s rehab told me that although there is no specific timetable for the first-round pick’s return as of right now, they are clearly not expecting him to miss that much time, and even expressed surprise at Riddick's comments. Lawson was selected with the 19th overall pick in this year’s draft, then had shoulder surgery in mid-May. He is not expected to take part in any of the team’s training camp at St. John Fisher, which begins next Saturday.

-- Bears Hosting Amini Silatolu --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent OG Amini Silatolu is visiting with the Chicago Bears on Wednesday.

-- Adios John Kuhn --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports barring a last-minute change of heart, the Green Bay Packers appear to have moved on from free-agent FB John Kuhn. It leaves the fullback job to FB Aaron Ripkowski, who played only 18 snaps on offense all of last season, compared to 362 for Kuhn. Ripkowski essentially replaced Kuhn as a core special-teams player last season, but it remains to be seen whether he will be Kuhn's equal as a blocker and short-yardage ball carrier and receiver.

-- Play in the 2016 FFPC Main Event to Win $250,000! --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Less Touches for Frank Gore? --
Wed Jul 20, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Indianapolis Colts want to lighten RB Frank Gore's load this year, but the #2 tailback right now is unclear.

-- Josh Gordon Watch --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Plain Dealer reports if WR Josh Gordon is reinstated after he's eligible to apply on August 1st, the Browns will sit down with him and assess where he's at. HC Hue Jackson has said everyone will begin with a clean slate and that includes Gordon. Jackson will look him in the eyes and try to determine if he's as committed as he needs to be. The guess is that Jackson will be surprised by Gordon, who's nothing like his public personna. Jackson just has to decide if he thinks Gordon can stay clean and not test positive again, which would result in another indefinite suspension. Jim Brown told Cleveland.com that Gordon's been in rehab, which should help his case with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But no one knows yet if it will be enough for reinstatement, or enough for the Browns to trust him.

-- Jets Not Talking to Ryan Fitzpatrick --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets have time to close the gap, but as of now, both sides haven’t talked in over a month.

-- Falcons Release One --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Atlanta Falcons have waived C James Stone with an injury settlement.

-- Cardinals to Host Chris Culliver --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports free-agent CB Chris Culliver is scheduled to visit with the Arizona Cardinals next week, per source.

-- Cardinals Sign Mike Jenkins --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Arizona Cardinals have signed free-agent CB Mike Jenkins.

-- Keep Coming Back! --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --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!

-- Isaiah Crowell Attends Funeral of Slain Officer in Dallas --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Plain Dealer reports Browns RB Isaiah Crowell accepted an invitation from the president of the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation Saturday to attend the funeral of Patrick Zamarripa, one of the five slain Dallas police officers. Crowell had pledged to donate his first game check — about $35,000 — to the Foundation, but Dallas police Sergeant Demetrick Pennie, president of the foundation, wanted something more valuable instead: a chance to educate Crowell on "the meaning of police service and sacrifice.'' After spending eight hours with Crowell, Pennie found the running back to be genuinely remorseful for his inflammatory Instagram post, an illustration of a handcuffed police officer being stabbed in the neck. "I am confident that the policing community now has a supporter in Mr. Crowell,'' Pennie wrote in a Facebook post. "Personally, I would like to commend RB Isaiah Crowell for the courage of principled accountability.''

-- Both Sides Dug In on Ryan Fitzpatrick Situation --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports talks between the New York Jets and free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick have ground to a halt, and it appears as though they aren't going to pick up any time soon. "There has been really no movement from either side, everybody is dug in," Ian Rapoport said Monday on NFL Total Access. "So it certainly could be within the realm of possibility that we have to see not just a little bit of QB Geno Smith, like maybe a couple reps in OTAs or mini camp, but a lot of Geno Smith, maybe even into preseason games, for there to be some sort of movement here between the Jets and Fitzpatrick, so expect to be having this conversation a few more times."

-- Dion Jordan Watch --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Herald reports training camp starts next Friday. And the Miami Dolphins don’t know for sure if DE Dion Jordan will be on the field when it does. The NFL still has not notified the two sides if it will lift Jordan’s indefinite suspension in time for the start of camp. Jordan applied for reinstatement in early June. His status going forward is at the discretion of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has until early August to decide whether to allow Jordan to return. Jordan is in Stage 3 of the league’s substance-abuse program after failing three tests in his career.

-- Cardinals Host Mike Jenkins --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports free-agent CB Mike Jenkins visited with the Arizona Cardinals on Monday.

-- Jonathan Williams Suspension Watch --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Buffalo Bills rookie RB Jonathan Williams is expected to avoid a 2016 suspension for his DUI arrest. His suspension will likely come in 2017.

-- Arian Foster Speaks --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Herald reports new Dolphins RB Arian Foster had a few things to say after signing with the Dolphins. What does he have left? "I still feel like I'm a Pro Bowl caliber player and I intend to show that." He said he's fully healthy after last year's ruptured Achilles. Does he expect to start? "I don't have any expectations. Just coming here to compete and help the squad out however I can." He said he told his agent he preferred to sign with Miami, though he had a visit scheduled with Detroit later this week. "After my visit with Miami, I kind of already made my mind up that's where I wanted to be. I see a lot of promise to this team. I feel I can add value and get the team to where they want to be." Foster commented on HC Adam Gase: "Adam knows how to use a running back out of the backfield, which is my best quality, route-running, catching the ball out of the backfield. He knows how to steer the ship, man. I'm happy to have a seat on the boat." On if there was reluctance around the league to sign him: "I know this league knows when I'm on the field, I'm one of the most productive doing it. If there was any reluctance it was on their end. All I can control is how hard I work and what I put into this game." On his thoughts on the Dolphins: "A young team. Hungry team. Lot of talent on both sides of the ball. I think they have the right head coach, the right people in the front office. They're all committed to winning. I believe they are headed in the right direction. I feel we can do some good things this year if everyone is moving in the right direction."

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Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Andre Ellington a Slot Receiver? --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Arizona Cardinals official website reports the majority of Cardinals RB Andre Ellington's playing time may come at wide receiver, as long as RB David Johnson and RB Chris Johnson are healthy. Ellington could play in thew slot.

-- Lance Dunbar Rehab Update --
Tue Jul 19, 2016 --from FFMastermind.com

The Dallas Cowboys official website reports Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar (knee) could be ready to go sooner than later, according to team executive vice president Stephen Jones.


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