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-- Week #3: Final Fantasy Thoughts --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Premium Weekly Fantasy Newsletter subscribers take note. FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek offers his Final Fantasy Thoughts for the week on Friday. In week #3's edition, Nazarek discusses the fantasy impact of the results from the Thursday night game. Is Rams QB Jard Goff finally worthy of fantasy consideration? Will RB Todd Hurley maintain his torrid fantasy scoring pace? And what did RB Carlos Hyde do that impressed Nazarek so much? Nazarek also discusses the injury situations regarding QB Sam Bradford, RB Melvin Gordon, RB Jay Ajayi, RB Rob Kelley, WR DeVante Parker, WR Jordy Nelson, TE Jordan Reed, and TE Jimmy Graham among others. What should smart fantasy owners do? Log into your premium account to find out!


-- 5th Circuit to Hold Oral Argument on NFL's Motion for a Stay in Zeke Elliott Case --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

Sports Attorney Daniel Wallach reports the 5th Circuit will hold an oral argument on Monday, October 2nd, on the NFL's emergency motion for a stay in the Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott case. Elliott is not at risk of serving suspension in either of the next two weeks due to the timing of Fifth Circuit oral argument.


-- Week #3 Premium Player Rankings Released! --
Wed Sep 20, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Wednesday 3:00 PM PT: Premium Weekly Newsletter subscribers take note. Have an early lineup deadline? No problem! The initial Fantasy Player Rankings for Week #3 (Non-PPR, PPR, & IDP sets) of the 2017 NFL season have been released for your viewing pleasure. FFMastermind.com prides itself on being one of the few newsletters on the market to release player rankings EVERY WEDNESDAY. Of course, we'll also be updating these rankings on Saturday afternoons with the latest injury news and notes as well. Log into your premium account and Enjoy.


-- Week #3: The Market Debuts! --
Wed Sep 20, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

Tuesday - 9/19/2017: Premium Weekly Fantasy Newsletter subscribers take note. Your wait is OVER! The most important portion of the newsletter has been released for your viewing pleasure. The Market is back! FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek ranked the following potential free agents in tonight' Market release: 13 QBs, 25 RBs, 29 WRs, 12 TEs, 10 PKs, and 5 Team Defenses. In-depth player analysis was included with each player ranked. In addition, Nazarek provided 21 trading and free-agent tips for fantasy owners. Log into your premium account to check it out now!


-- Panthers IRDFR Greg Olsen; Sign One --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Carolina Panthers have placed TE Greg Olsen (foot) on IRDFR. The team expects him to return and play in 2017. Trainer Ryan Vermillion: "The only thing that he has to do now is heal." The team also promoted FB Alexander Armah from the practice squad.


-- ALL INJURY NEWS GOES PREMIUM! --
Sun Sep 3, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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Last Updated:  Fri Sep 22, 2017, 10:07 PM


-- Lawrence Timmons Mystery Deepens --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

FFI reports Miami Dolphins HC Adam Gase says suspended LB Lawrence Timmons is taking the proper steps to make it back to the team, but he won't go into details about what those steps are or why Timmons went AWOL.

-- Ra'Shede Hageman Suspended Six Games --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the NFL has suspended free-agent DT Ra'Shede Hageman six games for violating the league's domestic violence policy.

-- Sign Up for Free Fantasy Newsletters! --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Patriots IR Vincent Valentine --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the New England Patriots have placed DT Vincent Valentine (knee) on injured reserve.

-- Malcolm Butler Watch --
Fri Sep 22, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NESN.com reports it's looking like the New England Patriots will trade CB Malcolm Butler this season.

-- Arians: More Carries for Chris Johnson --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Arizona Cardinals RB Chris Johnson's carries will increase Monday night against Dallas, HC Bruce Arians said Thursday.

-- Aaron Hernandez Has Stage Three CTE --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Times reports a study of deceased former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez's brain revealed a case of Stage 3 CTE. Stage 3 CTE is associated with cognitive impairment and trouble with executive functions like planning and organizing.

-- Three-Headed RBBC for Jets --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports Jets OC John Morton says all three RBs will play this week. "Play by committee... that's a good thing," he said.

-- Packers IR Jason Spriggs --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Green Bay Packers have placed OT Jason Spriggs (hamstring) on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.

-- Why Subscribe to FFMastermind.com? --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Less Playing Time Coming for Ty Montgomery? --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Packers have been cautious about not overworking players in the past, and may ease off on RB Ty Montgomery's playing time as well. Realistically, it's hard to imagine they wouldn't: Montgomery has played 88 percent of the Packers' offensive snaps. That puts him on pace to play a higher percentage of his team's snaps than any running back in football since RB Matt Forte played 92 percent of the Bears' snaps in 2014. For his part, Montgomery isn't complaining about all that playing time. "I feel good," Montgomery said. "My body feels good. And obviously I'm thankful and blessed to have a role in this offense."

-- Ravens IR Jeremy Langford --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Baltimore Ravens official website reports the Ravens have placed RB Jeremy Langford (undisclosed) on injured reserve.

-- Eddie Lacy Trying to Remain Positive --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Seattle Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy said Wednesday that he isn't sure what his role will be in the team's backfield going forward but that he's preparing as if he will play. Lacy was a surprise inactive for Sunday's win against the San Francisco 49ers. "You don't like what happened or whatever, but at the end of the day, you can just control what you can control," Lacy said, "continue to go out and practice and see how it goes." He said he was informed that he would be inactive against San Francisco by his position coach Sunday morning, before the team boarded the bus to head to CenturyLink Field. "There's no positive way to take it, but I was the most positive I could be," he said. "It was my first time that happened to me or whatever, so I really don't know what think of it, just do what I can do."

-- Saints Sign One --
Thu Sep 21, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent DE Kendall Langford.

-- Packers Re-Sign One --
Wed Sep 20, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Green Bay Packers have re-signed DT Ricky Jean Francois.

-- Saints Work Out Ricky Jean-Francois --
Wed Sep 20, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Advocate reports free-agent DL Ricky Jean-Francois worked out for the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday.

-- 17 Fantasy Football Titles! --
Wed Sep 20, 2017 --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!

-- More Snaps for Orleans Darkwa? --
Wed Sep 20, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports changes are a coming for the New York Giants. This week, they might be more noticeable than a few more snaps for RB Orleans Darkwa or a slightly altered game plan.

-- OBJ Plays 34 Snaps Monday Night --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Post reports Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) played 34-of-56 (61%) of the team's snaps on Monday night.

-- Texans Sign One --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Houston Chronicle reports the Texans have signed free-agent CB Johnthan Banks.

-- Jets Work Out Corey Brown --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent WR Corey Brown worked out for the New York Jets on Tuesday.

-- Panthers Work Out Two TEs --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent TE Gavin Escobar and TE Jace Amaro worked out for the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday.

-- Saints Trade Stephone Anthony --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Miami Dolphins have acquired LB Stephone Anthony in exchange from the New Orleans Saints for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.

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Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Dolphins Acquire Stephone Anthony --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Miami Dolphins have acquired LB Stephone Anthony in exchange from the New Orleans Saints for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.

-- Bills Release Two --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Buffalo Bills have released LB Jelani Jenkins and waived S Trae Elston.

-- Cowboys Make Player Moves --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Dallas Cowboys have activated DE Damontre Moore from the reserve/suspended list. The team also waived DE Jayrone Elliott.

-- Jaguars Claim Jaelen Strong; Place One on IR --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed WR Jaelen Strong off waivers from the Houston Texans. THe team also placed DT Michael Bennett on injured reserve.

-- Brons Officially IRDFR Corey Coleman --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cleveland Browns have placed WR Corey Coleman (broken hand) on IRDFR. That means he will miss at least eight weeks.

-- Dolphins Suspend Lawrence Timmons Indefinitely --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Miami Dolphins have suspended LB Lawrence Timmons indefinitely for violating team rules. NBC Sports adds as a practical matter, the Dolphins definitely can suspend Timmons for up to four weeks without pay.

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Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Bears Make Player Moves --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Chicago Bears have waived WR Tanner Gentry and promoted S DeAndre Houston-Carson from the practice squad.

-- Cardinals Release One --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Arizona Cardinals have released TE Jim Dray.

-- Big Ben: Bell's Role Can Grow in Passing Game --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger says RB LeVeon Bell's role in the passing game can grow. Bell was the Steelers' #2 receiver last year, but has only seven catches for 19 yards through two games. Big Ben said he won't force the ball to the team's various weapons, only making the right football play.

-- Ravens IR Two; Sign Two --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Baltimore Ravens official website reports the Ravens have placed LB Bam Bradley and OG Marshal Yanda (ankle) on injured reserve. The team also signed C Matt Skura and OT Dieugot Joseph.

-- Tyler Boyd: Too Much Information from Zampese --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd admitted former OC Ken Zampese had a tendency to overload him at times with information. Boyd called Zampese a "great coach," but said: "There were times where I just felt like he would overwhelm with things to do out there in terms of details and what to do and what not to do. Just making me think too much."

-- Redskins Won't Wear Chris Thompson Out --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson is one of the team's best weapons. In many ways, he's one of their most irreplaceable players, too; they don't have anyone else on the roster who can handle what he does: provide a spark in the pass game, still carry the ball and also pass protect. He's the sort of dynamic back they've wanted. But he's also 5-foot-8, 190 pounds. He's become more durable the past few years, but the Redskins don't want to wear him down, either, by using him as a full-time back. Indeed, Redskins HC Jay Gruden said Thompson's role could be expanded. "But he's so important to us on third down we just have to be careful," he said. "He's not the biggest guy in the world. We don't want him to get 20-25 carries a game and get a lot of pounding on that body. He's definitely needed in pass protection and the routes and all that stuff on third down and red zone. So we'll try to expand his role a little bit, but we don't want to go too crazy with him."

-- Weekly Fantasy Newsletters with Daily Releases! --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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 #10's newsletter from the 2016 season HERE. There's a reason why Nazarek has been so successful competing against the experts over the past 22 seasons. Hard work, solid advice, and great fantasy strategy is the backbone of FFMastermind.com. Check it out!

-- Saints Working Out Lamarr Houston --
Tue Sep 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports veteran free-agent LB Lamarr Houston is working out for the New Orleans Saints today, a source said.


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