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-- 2017 Specialty Players - Creative Points Acquisition --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

Does your league have special scoring rules for long distance scores? Perhaps it's a basic scoring league and all you care about is who get the football at the goal? Maybe pass-catching RBs getting bonuses for scoring? Or, perhaps all you care about is drafting players that see the most red zone looks? Well, you are in luck! Senior Fantasy Writer John Cooney take a look at 21 different categories of players that excel in unique situations like the ones mentioned above! This exclusive Pre-Season Draft Guide article is called... 2017 Specialty Players - Creative Points Acquisition. Click HERE to check it out now!


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Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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Last Updated:  Sat Aug 19, 2017, 9:19 PM


-- Texans 27, Patriots 23 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night. Brady, who sat out last week, was 6 of 9 for 67 yards while directing the offense for two possessions. The Patriots punted on their first drive before Brady connected with RB Rex Burkhead on a 22-yard touchdown throw that tied it at 7-7 early in the second quarter. TE Rob Gronkowski also made his season debut for the Patriots, playing about 15 snaps, but not catching a pass, in his first preseason appearance since 2012. WR Julian Edelman and WR Brandin Cooks also played after sitting out last week and Cooks had a 7-yard reception. Texans QB Tom Savage was effective in two drives, going 8 for 9 for 98 yards with a 2-yard touchdown pass to WR Jaelen Strong that put the Texans up 7-0 in the first quarter. Texans rookie QB Deshaun Watson, who had 179 yards passing last week, threw for 102 yards and ran for a 2-yard touchdown in about two quarters of work. QB Jimmy Garoppolo was 15 of 23 for 145 yards with a touchdown and an interception after taking over for Brady. Texans rookie RB D'Onta Foreman had another solid game, after rushing for 76 yards last week. He had two receptions for 66 yards and ran for 10 yards and a 4-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Texan DE J.J. Watt played just one series, but it was long enough to provide one of the highlights of the night. Watt, who is returning from back surgery which cost him 13 games last season, leveled Burkhead for a 2-yard loss on New England's opening possession for his first tackle of the season.
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-- Lions 16, Jets 6 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to WR Marvin Jones in the second quarter, and the Detroit Lions shut down QB Christian Hackenberg and the New York Jets 16-6 in a preseason game Saturday night. The Lions were able to pressure Hackenberg early on. The Jets managed only 3 yards of offense in the first quarter and just two first downs in the first half. Jets QB Josh McCown sat out this game, but Hackenberg did little to impress in his absence. Hackenberg was 2 of 6 for 14 yards and was sacked twice. Even after Hackenberg struggled, HC Todd Bowles wasn't willing to name McCown his starter for the season opener. He indicated the quarterback competition would continue and that Hackenberg would still be evaluated. Stafford went 8 of 10 for 84 yards. PK Matt Prater kicked field goals of 37 and 25 yards in the first half, and his 50-yarder with 1:11 left in the fourth quarter put the Lions up 16-6. With RB Matt Forte still recovering from a hamstring injury, RB Bilal Powell had nine carries for 32 yards for the Jets. Stafford was fairly sharp for the Lions, but they managed only one touchdown. Jones made a nice catch in the back corner of the end zone and held on amid tight coverage from CB Morris Claiborne to put Detroit up 10-0.
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-- Packers 21, Redskins 17 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Aaron Rodgers made a surprise start and looked to be in midseason form, going 6 for 8 for 37 yards and a TD pass on his lone drive for Green Bay, while QB Kirk Cousins and the rest of Washington's first-team offense sputtered in the Packers' 21-17 exhibition victory Saturday night. The Redskins did not manage to collect a single first down until the final play of the opening quarter, during their fourth possession of the evening. Their initial three resulted in an embarrassing total of 13 yards. Cousins was 2 for 6 for 9 yards in that span, while RB Rob Kelley gained 4 yards on three carries behind a starting offensive line that provided little push. Washington's fourth possession stalled when Kelley was stopped for no gain on fourth-and-1 at Green Bay's 27. After the fifth, Cousins had steered Washington to only three first downs, while completing 8 of 15 passes for 67 yards against a Packers secondary missing two of its top three cornerbacks. Cousins, who will earn about $24 million this season under a franchise tag, and his first-teamers stayed in for the entire first half and finally got going on drive No. 6, against defensive reserves. Cousins completed a 43-yard pass to TE Vernon Davis and a fourth-and-goal 4-yard touchdown toss to WR Jamison Crowder with 13 seconds left in the half to make things look a little better than they actually were for HC Jay Gruden's offense. Gruden has returned to calling plays this season after OC Sean McVay left to coach the St. Louis Rams. Playing on his 29th birthday, Cousins ended up 14 for 23 for 144 yards and the score. Kelley ran nine times for 9 yards. Packers rookie RB Jamaal Williams, a fourth-round pick out of BYU, started and had seven carries for 12 yards. Rookie RB Aaron Jones , taken in the fifth round from UTEP, caught a 5-yard TD pass from backup QB Todd Hundley in the second quarter. Redskins rookie RB Samaje Perine, a fourth-rounder from Oklahoma, ran for 45 yards on eight carries. He also caught a 29-yard pass from backup QB Colt McCoy, part of a much stronger performance for Perine than a week ago, when he fumbled.
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Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Kareem Hunt Tweaks Ankle --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Kansas City Star reports Chiefs rookie RB Kareem Hunt (ankle) tweaked his ankle in today's game, although HC Andy Reid says he's fine.

-- Shawn Williams Injury Update --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Bengals fear SS Shawn Williams (elbow) suffered a dislocated elbow today against the Chiefs.
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-- T.J. Jones Injures Hamstring --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones left today's game against the Jets with a hamstring injury.

-- Cowboys 24, Colts 19 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Dak Prescott and WR Dez Bryant offered a glimpse of how the Dallas Cowboys' offense could look without RB Ezekiel Elliott: the second-year star quarterback frequently finding his top receiver. The Indianapolis Colts are still struggling to see what life without QB Andrew Luck (shoulder - PUP) might be like. Prescott connected with Bryant for a 32-yard touchdown on their first series of the preseason, 2016 NFL rushing champion Elliott sat again with his six-game suspension looming, and rookie QB Cooper Rush threw two scoring passes in the Cowboys' 24-19 exhibition win Saturday night. Last year's NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year after a sensational season that ultimately led 10-year starter QB Tony Romo into retirement, Prescott was 8 of 9 for 106 yards in his two possessions. The first was a 95-yard drive in seven plays that started with a 23-yard toss to Bryant. Prescott's second series ended on a fumble inside Indy's 10 by RB Darren McFadden, who started as the Cowboys again delayed Elliott's exhibition debut. Bryant's 55 yards receiving held up as the most in the game for the Cowboys. QB Scott Tolzien played the first half for the Colts, who aren't sure if Luck will be ready for the regular season after offseason shoulder surgery. Indy didn't record a first down until early in the second quarter, and its only touchdown before halftime was Lavar Edwards' 15-yard return of Dallas backup QB Kellen Moore's fumble. Tolzien led a 60-yard drive to PK Adam Vinatieri's 33-yard field goal in the second quarter, highlighted by a 25-yard pass to WR Kamar Aiken. Tolzien, who is 0-2-1 as an NFL starter, finished 10 of 14 for 70 yards. McFadden looked like a capable fill-in for Elliott with 59 yards on nine carries, but was stripped by Matthias Farley on his final run late in the first quarter. RB Alfred Morris, who also figures to see action during Elliott's suspension, had nine carries for 49 yards. Rod Smith, who has had a strong camp, had 53 yards on seven carries. Colt rookie RB Marlon Mack, a fourth-round pick out of South Florida, led the team with 45 yards rushing on five carries.
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-- Chiefs 30, Bengals 12 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports rookie QB Patrick Mahomes threw a pair of touchdown passes, solidifying his spot as the Chiefs' primary backup, and three Kansas City quarterbacks threw for a score on Saturday night during a 30-12 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Mahomes moved into the role of QB Alex Smith's backup a week ago and was smooth against the Bengals (1-1), who chased him from the pocket but couldn't stop his accurate on-the-move throws. Mahomes, the 10th overall pick from Texas Tech, was 10 of 14 for 88 yards with touchdowns of 1 and 7 yards. The Chiefs scored on each of their first five possessions for a 30-9 lead. Smith was 8 of 9 for 83 yards with a TD, and QB Tyler Bray threw an 18-yard touchdown on his first play. Kansas City piled up 410 yards, including 228 rushing. RB Charcandrick West ran for 113 yards on only seven carries. The Bengals had to settle for a pair of field goals during QB Andy Dalton's three possessions. He was 7 of 13 for 98 yards with one sack. Cincinnati's kicking competition remained all even. PK Randy Bullock and PK Jake Elliott have made all of their attempts in two games. Bullock connected from 47 and 26 yards on Saturday, while Elliott was good from 32 and 39 yards. Chiefs rookie RB Kareem Hunt got a chance to show his versatility. He was limited to one carry and one catch in the preseason opener. On Saturday, he was the featured running back on the first two drives. Hunt had 8 carries for 40 yards and 3 catches for 23 yards. Bengals WR John Ross (shoulder) was held out of a second straight preseason game as he recovers from shoulder surgery. He was cleared to fully practice on Monday. Bengals rookie RB Joe Mixon carried five times for 13 yards. Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (knee) missed the preseason opener with a sore knee but practiced during the week and had one catch for 26 yards. S Eric Berry was sidelined again with a heel injury. Bengals RB Giovani Bernard sat out a second straight preseason game as he recovers from a torn ACL.
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-- Titans 34, Panthers 27 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Marcus Mariota threw a touchdown pass and the Tennessee Titans earned a 34-27 preseason win over the Carolina Panthers on Saturday. The Titans (1-1), who were held to just three points last week against the New York Jets, scored on their first three possessions against Carolina, with help from one long drive and two Panthers turnovers. Mariota, who finished 6 of 8 for 61 yards and one touchdown, completed a 20-yard pass to rookie WR Taywan Taylor and then added a 9-yard run on the first two plays of the game. The Titans had auctioned the first two play calls to a fan for charity. That drive ended with PK Ryan Succop's 34-yard field goal, but was just the beginning of the scoring for the Titans in the first quarter. On the first play from scrimmage for the Panthers (1-1), QB Derek Anderson, playing for an injured QB Cam Newton (shoulder) for the second straight week, completed a pass to WR Devin Funchess, who had the ball knocked loose by CB Logan Ryan. Kevin Byard recovered and returned the ball to the Carolina 13, where the Titans scored on Mariota's 4-yard touchdown pass to TE Delanie Walker. Tennessee's defense took the ball away again on Carolina's next possession, as Justin Staples intercepted a pass intended for TE Greg Olsen that rookie LB Jayon Brown tipped into the air. RB Derrick Henry then took the handoff on the first play from scrimmage and went 17 yards for a touchdown, as Tennessee built a 17-0 lead with 2:02 left in the first quarter. The Panthers got on the scoreboard early in the second quarter as first-round pick RB Christian McCaffrey had a 17-yard touchdown run to make it 17-7. The Titans answered with another scoring drive, with Henry scoring his second touchdown, a 1-yard run that capped a 14-play, 75-yard drive. Carolina got a 46-yard field goal from PK Harrison Butker to make it 24-10. McCaffrey took a screen pass 38 yards to help set up the kick. Carolina pulled within 24-17 in the third quarter on RB Cameron Artis-Payne's 1-yard score.
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Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Shawn Williams Carted Off Field with Elbow Injury --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Shawn Williams was carted off with an elbow injury in tonight's preseason game.
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-- Ty Montgomery Won't Play Tonight --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Green Bay Packers RB Ty Montgomery (lower leg) will not play tonight.

-- Michael Bowie Charged with Domestic Violence --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports New York Giants OT Michael Bowie has been charged with domestic assault and battery and two counts of malicious injury or destruction of property in Oklahoma, according to Tulsa County court records. Bowie, 25, is a native of Tulsa. He was signed by the Giants to a futures contract earlier this year. The alleged incident occurred earlier this summer. A warrant was issued for Bowie's arrest Friday with bond totaling $17,000. The Giants issued a statement Saturday afternoon: "We were made aware of the Michael Bowie situation Saturday afternoon. We immediately notified NFL security. Michael will not make the trip for our game in Cleveland as we gather more information on the issue." Bowie would be subject to potential discipline by the league under the conduct policy. He has been working as the Giants' third-string tackle this summer and is considered a longshot to make the team.

-- Bengals Release Cedric Thompson --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Cincinnati Bengals have waived S Cedric Thompson with an injury settlement.

-- Mike Gillislee Won't Play Today --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports New England Patriots RB Mike Gillislee (hamstring) will not play today.
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-- Phillip Dorsett Available --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett can be had via trade for a low-round draft pick.

-- Cam Newton Watch --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports a team source says in regards to QB Cam Newton (shoulder), that while they are working to see him in a preseason game, that it's not necessarily that important to have him play. They said Newton had a solid week and they are going to increase his work this coming week.
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-- DeMarco Murray Won't Play Today --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Tennessee Titans RB DeMarco Murray (hamstring) will not play today. The team is just being cautious with him.

-- Doolphins Sign Rey Maualuga --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Herald reports the Dolphins have signed veteran free-agent LB Rey Maualuga.

-- Leonard Fournette Expects to Play Week #1 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars official website reports Jaguars rookie RB Leonard Fournette (foot) said he expects to be ready for Week #1 on September 10th. "That's nothing to worry about," he said. Fournette said his current foot issue is unrelated to the ankle issue he had at LSU last season. Fournette said the foot injury has improved in the last week.

-- Marqise Lee Expects to Play Week #1 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars official website reports Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (ankle) says he expects to play in Week #1.

-- Jaguars to Activate Aaron Colvin --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Jacksonville Jaguars CB Aaron Colvin (foot - PUP) will be removed from the active PUP list and will practice this afternoon.

-- Seahawks 20, Vikings 13 --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Russell Wilson looked just fine throwing for 206 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, and the Seattle Seahawks won 20-13 over the Minnesota Vikings on Friday night. Wilson picked apart a Vikings secondary that played without starting CB Trey Waynes and S Andrew Sedenjo, completing 13 of 18 passes. He hit WR Kasen Williams on a 1-yard touchdown pass and threw a 22-yard TD late in the first half. Williams continued to make a bid for a roster spot with an acrobatic 27-yard catch, followed by his one-yard TD on Seattle's opening drive. He nearly had a second TD but couldn't haul in a deep pass from Wilson near the goal line in the second quarter. Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford was 7 of 11 for 95 yards, leading three drives for the Vikings before calling it a night. QB Taylor Heinicke threw a 21-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Vikings rookie RB Dalvin Cook ran well in the first half against most of Seattle's starting defense. With the Vikings bringing back RB Latavius Murray slowly from ankle surgery in March, Cook had seven carries for 40 yards in the first half, including a 15-yarder. Cook also had one reception for 10 yards.
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Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Prosise & Graham Sit Friday --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

USA Today reports Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham (back) had been battling back spasms throughout the week and was held out for precautionary measures. HC Pete Carroll expects both Graham and Luke Willson to return next week. RB C.J. Prosise (groin) suffered a tight groin prior to the game and was unable to go Friday night.

-- Bacarri Rambo Returns to Practice --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Buffalo Bills S Bacarri Rambo (hamstring) returned to practice after sitting out Thursday's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

-- Demar Dotson Injures Groin --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Demar Dotson (groin) suffered a groin injury against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday and will undergo an MRI on Saturday, HC Dirk Koetter said.

-- George Fant Lost for Season --
Sat Aug 19, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Seattle Seahawks OT George Fant (knee) tore his ACL in his right knee during Friday's preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings and will have to undergo season-ending surgery.

-- George Fant Injures Knee --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Seattle Seahawks OT George Fant left Friday night's game with a knee injury.

-- Jordan Howard Suffers Minor Eye Injury; Won't Play This Week --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard (eye) suffered a corneal abrasion in today's walk through practice. He did not travel to Arizona and won't play this week. The injury is considered minor.

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-- Falcons Sign Austin Pasztor --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Atlanta Falcons have signed free-agent OL Austin Pasztor to a one-year contract.

-- McDermott Gives Vote of Confidence to Tyrod Taylor --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Buffalo Bills HC Sean McDermott gave a vote of confidence Friday to QB Tyrod Taylor after his performance in Thursday's preseason loss to the Philadelphia Eagles raised questions about Taylor's standing as the Bills' starter. "I have all the confidence in the world in Tyrod," McDermott said, later saying he expects Taylor to be the Week #1 starter. Taylor will start the Bills' next preseason game Aug. 26 in Baltimore and will play into the third quarter.

-- Doug Martin May or May Not Start in Week #4 --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Tampa Bay Times reports Buccaneers HC Dirk Koetter says it's impossible to say if RB Doug Martin will have a starting job after his three-week suspension.
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-- Ryan Shazier Returns to Practice --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (hamstring) is back at practice after missing most of camp. He's limited, but is in pads, a good sign.
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-- Texans WR Injury Update - DeAndre Hopkins to Sit with Hand Injury --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Houston Chronicle reports Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins (hand) is sidelined with a hand injury. TexansHC Bill O'Brien has said that Hopkins is fine and the team is just getting a proven player ready for the regular season. WR Braxton Miller (ankle) remains out with a sprained ankle suffered against the Carolina Panthers. WR Will Fuller (collarbone) is out for a few months with a broken collarbone.
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-- Freeman & Jones Won't Play This Week --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports neither Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman (concussion) not WR Julio Jones (foot) will play in Sunday's preseason game against the Steelers.
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Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Jaguars Working Out Patrick Murray --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports free-agent PK Patrick Murray is working out for the Jacksonville Jaguars today.

-- Cam Newton Won't Play This Week --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (shoulder) will not play in Saturday's preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium, sources said. The final decision was made after Newton had his surgically repaired shoulder re-evaluated Friday. Backup QB Derek Anderson will start against the Titans, followed by QB Joe Webb and QB Garrett Gilbert. HC Ron Rivera said on Thursday after the second of two joint practices against the Titans in Nashville that he wouldn't make a decision until after the evaluation. Newton did not throw in team drills during either practice. "You could tell he was rusty,'' Rivera said Thursday. "A couple late [balls] on the decisions he made. When he was throwing the ball, he was throwing the ball well, so we're not concerned about that. "Now it's just a matter of him working himself back into shape where he can go out and take normal reps instead of us having to make sure we monitor him.''

-- Bears Sign Kelvin Sheppard; Release One --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Chicago Bears have signed veteran free-agent LB Kelvin Sheppard and waived rookie LB Hendrick Ekpe.

-- Jaguars to Work Out Dan Carpenter --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars are bringing in free-agent PK Dan Carpenter to work out and potentially compete with incumbent PK Jason Myers, a source said.

-- Ravens Sign Jeremy Zuttah --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Baltimore Ravens have signed free-agent C Jeremy Zuttah to a two-year contract with a nearly $4 million base and a maximum value of $6 million with play time, a source said.

-- Derek Rivers Lost for Season --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports New England Patriots rookie DE Derek Rivers tore his ACL and sprained his LCL, per the initial MRI. A second opinion is coming to confirm surgery is needed.

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Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Eric Decker Won't Play This Week --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Tennessee Titans WR Eric Decker (ankle) did not practice on Thursday and will not play this week.

-- Zach Orr Retires Again --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports free-agent LB Zach Orr has announced his retirement from the NFL for the second time.

-- Sources: Derek Rivers May Be Lost for Season --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the New England Patriots fear rookie DE Derek Rivers (knee) has suffered a season-ending knee injury, per league sources.

-- Eric Ebron Sitting Out This Week --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

MLive.com reports TE Eric Ebron (hamstring) didn't do much on Friday. But he did practice for the first time since Day 1 of camp, and seemed to be trending for a more complete return this week. Then on the first day back to work, he was sidelined again. The Detroit Lions tight end is trying to shake a hamstring injury that has held him out since the opening minutes of camp. HC Jim Caldwell insisted he has not suffered a setback, despite expectations he was ready to return to the field more fully this week. "No, he's just got a couple issues that he's dealing with, you know?" Caldwell said after practice Wednesday. "He's got a couple things and not quite ready yet, so hopefully he'll continue to heal and we'll get him back out there soon."
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-- Tyrod Taylor's Starting Job Safe --
Fri Aug 18, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

WKBW.com reports the Buffalo Bills are not considering a change at the starting quarterback position from QB Tyrod Taylor despite his struggles last night.

-- Buccaneers 12, Jaguars 8 --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Blake Bortles' career in Jacksonville could be nearing an end. HC Doug Marrone opened up the team's quarterback job after Bortles' latest inconsistent performance Thursday night, giving QB Chad Henne a chance to start. "I'm looking for someone who is going to lead this offense," Marrone said. "I'm not happy with the performance. I'm not going to sit here and BS anyone. Everyone saw it out there. Whatever you want to call it, I'm still trying to evaluate who the best person is at that position." Bortles completed 8 of 13 passes for 65 yards in a 12-8 preseason loss to Tampa Bay and headed to the sideline after four possessions that ended with punts. He missed WR Allen Robinson on two plays, including a woefully underthrown ball down the seam. "Just didn't make a whole lot of plays," Bortles said. "Missed a couple of throws down the field, and we were very stagnant as an offense." "We're going to figure this thing out," Marrone said. "It's just simple. I'm not going to try to make this thing complicated. I'm looking for the best person to lead our offense." Henne's first pass should have resulted in a touchdown, but WR Keelan Cole dropped it at the goal line. Henne finished 6-of-10 passing for 44 yards. The Jaguars also could have a kicking competition. PK Jason Myers missed a field goal and an extra point. He has missed three of four field-goal attempts in two exhibitions. The Jaguars don't have another kicker in camp, but that could change Friday. "I think that's something that we'll talk about," Marrone said. QB Jameis Winston continued his solid preseason, completing 21 of 29 passes for 196 yards for Tampa Bay. Winston had two passes dropped, including what would have been a 43-yard touchdown strike to WR Mike Evans in the first quarter. The Buccaneers scored on their first three possessions, getting a short touchdown run from Doug Martin and two field goals from PK Nick Folk. Tampa Bay dominated Jacksonville in two quarters that featured mostly starters, outgaining the Jags 240-59 and looking like the much better team. Bucs PK Nick Folk, who won the job last week after the team waived former second-round draft pick PK Roberto Aguayo, had an extra point blocked by DE Calais Campbell. He also missed a 47-yarder wide right in the fourth quarter.
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-- Eagles 20, Bills 16 --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports CB Ronald Darby intercepted former teammate QB Tyrod Taylor's pass and returned it 48 yards and also broke up two passes in his first game since Philadelphia acquired him from Buffalo last week, and the Eagles beat the Bills 20-16 on Thursday night. Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery caught his first pass from QB Carson Wentz and finished with two receptions for 23 yards. Bills CB E.J. Gaines also had an interception in his first game since coming from the Rams in a trade last week. Gaines picked third-string QB Matt McGloin, who has struggled in two preseason games. WR Anquan Boldin, a three-time Pro Bowl pick recently signed by the Bills, caught one pass for 5 yards. Both teams looked sloppy in a mistake-filled game. There were 23 penalties and seven turnovers. Wentz completed 6 of 9 passes for 56 yards. Taylor was 8 of 18 for 53 yards and two interceptions. After QB T.J. Yates tossed a 9-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Reilly late in the fourth quarter to give the Bills a 16-13 lead, Philadelphia RB Byron Marshall ran in from the 1 for the go-ahead score. Bills RB LeSean McCoy, the Eagles' franchise rushing leader, had 21 yards rushing on four carries and still runs better than every running back Philadelphia has tried since former HC Chip Kelly traded him to Buffalo in 2015. Bills rookie WR Zay Jones, a second-round pick, had three catches for 42 yards. He made a nifty grab in the corner of the end zone late in the second quarter, but couldn't get both feet in.
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Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Rod Streater Injures Toe --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Buffalo Bills official website reports it certainly didn't look promising for Bills WR Rod Streater when he was carted off the field in the second half of Thursday night's game. After making a catch the cornerback trying to cover him stepped on him. The result was a toe injury according to HC Sean McDermott. No word if the toe was dislocated or if X-rays were taken. Streater has been putting together a solid camp and preseason and made a couple of more plays Thursday night. He'll be re-evaluated Friday.

-- Blake Bortles Struggles; Could Lose Starting Job --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

Bleacher Report reports an already rough preseason got even worse for Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles as QB Chad Henne played with the first team in Thursday's 12-8 defeat to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Henne replaced Bortles on Jacksonville's fifth drive of the game in the second quarter after the Jaguars' first four possessions ended in punts. "It's right up there for grabs and either person can grab it," Jaguars HC Doug Marrone said of the team's quarterback battle. Marrone added he's willing to consider starting QB Brandon Allen as well, according to First Coast News' Mike Kaye. Bortles finished 8-of-13 for 65 yards, while Henne went 6-of-10 for 44 yards. Allen had the best game, throwing for 144 yards and a touchdown on 10-of-15 passing.
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-- Ravens 31, Dolphins 7 --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

AP reports QB Ryan Mallett threw for 113 yards and a touchdown, QB Josh Woodrum ran for two more scores and the Baltimore Ravens beat the Miami Dolphins 31-7 on Thursday night in the second preseason game for both teams. QB Jay Cutler played the first two series for the Dolphins, his debut as injured starter QB Ryan Tannehill's replacement in Miami. He was 3 of 6 for 24 yards, some of it in a no-huddle tempo, and his highlight play was one that didn't count. Facing a third-and-16, Cutler stepped up and found WR DeVante Parker for what would have been a 31-yard gain, one erased by a holding flag. "He was good. We kind of got the tempo going and got comfortable," Dolphins HC Adam Gase said. "He had a couple really nice moves in the pocket, pushing up and making a couple guys miss. We had penalties on the play, so it was negated, but he felt good." Mallett completed 13 of 22 passes, getting intercepted twice. Woodrum completed eight of 10 passes for 110 yards. Ravens PK Justin Tucker is automatic from 50 yards or more. Tucker connected on a 52-yarder for the Ravens' first points of the night. He also made a 59-yarder in Baltimore's preseason-opening win over Washington, and was 10 for 10 on tries from 50 yards or more last season. Dolphins backup QB Matt Moore, like Cutler, was also done for the night by the time the first quarter was over. He completed 3 of 5 passes for 11 yards, before getting relieved by QB David Fales. QB Brandon Doughty came in for Miami in the second half.
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-- Harbaugh: Joe Flacco Won't Practice This Week --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Baltimore Ravens HC John Harbaugh says the team is sticking with the timeline on QB Joe Flacco (back - PUP). He won't practice this coming week.

-- Source: Danny Shelton OUT 3-6 Weeks --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports a source says the expectation is that Cleveland Browns DL Danny Shelton's (knee) knee injury will require a recovery of 3-6 weeks.

-- Sean Smith Arrested --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

TMZ Sports reports Oakland Raiders CB Sean Smith was arrested and charged with felony assault on Thursday.

-- T.J. Yeldon Strains Hamstring --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB T.J. Yeldon suffered a left hamstring strain tonight against the Buccaneers. His return is questionable.

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-- D-Jax Sits, Then Enters Game --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

Pewter Report reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR DeSean Jackson (ankle) did not play initially tonight due to a sore ankle. After sitting for a bit, he did enter the game and took an end around for a 15-yard gain. That ankle looked fine.

-- Cam Newton to Sit This Week; Play Next Week --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Carolina Panthers don't expect QB Cam Newton (shoulder) to play against the Titans this week, but believe he'll be out there in Week #3.

-- Jay Ajayi Starts Tonight's Game --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi started tonight's game against the Ravens.

-- Steelers Thursday Injury Update - Smith-Schuster Day-to-Day --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (bone bruise in knee) is listed as day-to-day. C Maurkice Pouncey (lower body) is also day-to-day. LB Ryan Shazier (hamstring) has no timetable for his return.

-- Bilal Powell Will Play This Week --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (neck) practiced today and will play this week.

-- Seahawks Extend Justin Britt --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed C Justin Britt to a three-year, $27 million contractg extension through 2020.

-- Matt Forte Sits Thursday; Won't Play This Week --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports Jets RB Matt Forte (hamstring) won't be practicing today. He also won't be playing in the second preseason game against the Lions on Saturday.

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-- Thomas Rawls Dinged; Won't Play This Week --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Seattle Times reports Seahawks HC Pete Carroll says RB Thomas Rawls (ankle) has a minor ankle issue and won't play Friday. RB Eddie Lacy will start at tailback.

-- Reuben Foster Limited Thursday with Shoulder Injury --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Press Democrat reports 49ers rookie LB Reuben Foster (shoulder) was limited in practice on Thursday. Foster's shoulder injury is a mild AC joint sprain, and is "different from his previous injury," which was a torn rotator cuff.

-- Aaron Donald Watch --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Los Angeles Rams DT Aaron Donald's holdout is threatening to last into the regular season, per league sources. One source speculated that he could envision Donald sitting out 2017, though a lot can change in any negotiation in a hurry. But the fact that such strong thoughts exist now provides a snapshot into where the two sides are today: not particularly close to a deal. The two sides will stay in touch, but today there is pessimism about how long Donald's holdout could last.
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-- Josh Gordon Watch --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Plain Dealer reports NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says reinstating suspended Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon is not under active consideration.

-- Source: LeVeon Bell to Report Before Week #1 --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Pittsburgh Steelers unsigned franchise-tagged RB LeVeon Bell will report back to the team before the regular season kicks off, though it remains unclear exactly when, per source.
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-- Jamison Crowder Returns to a Full Practice --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Washington Post reports Redskins WR Jamison Crowder (hamstring) returned to a full practice on Thursday.

-- Source: Ryan Kelly OUT 6-8 Weeks; Heading to IRDR? --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Indianapolis Colts C Ryan Kelly (foot) is scheduled to undergo surgery on a bone defect in his foot Friday that is expected to sideline him 6-8 weeks, per source. NFL.com adds Kelly will likely be placed on IR/designated for return, a source said.

-- 17 Fantasy Football Titles! --
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-- Sammy Watkins Expected to Play This Week --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Los Angeles Rams WR Sammy Watkins is expected to play in the preseason game against the Oakland Raiders on Saturday, according to HC Sean McVay.

-- J.T. Thomas Accepts Pay Cut --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports New York Giants LB J.T. Thomas took a $2.2 million pay cut, sources say, with the opportunity to earn some of it back. Thomas' base salary was reduced from $2.975 million to $775,000, the league minimum for a player with six years of experience. Thomas can also earn a $20,000 roster bonus and up to $400,000 in playing-time incentives (if he plays at least 70 percent of the defensive snaps). The veteran linebacker is in the final season of a three-year, $10 million deal he received as a free agent in 2015. Thomas also took a pay cut last season, and is battling for a roster spot this summer. He was activated from the PUP list on Tuesday and participated in individual drills only.

-- 49ers Talk Up Vance McDonald --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Sacramento Bee reports 49ers GM John Lynch said he and HC Kyle Shanahan have been especially happy with how TE Vance McDonald, a second-round pick in 2013 who has been inconsistent and frequently injured in his four years in San Francisco, responded to their admission that he was being dangled as trade bait during the draft. "I thought last week against Kansas City was a great example," Lynch said. "Even though it didn't show up on the stat sheet, it was as good as I've seen him block, and just consistently. And he competed extremely hard. We were very proud of Vance." McDonald began training camp as a second-string tight end. But a hamstring injury to rookie TE George Kittle has given him more practice repetitions with the first-string group and he started Friday's preseason game in Kansas City. Of course, McDonald's effort doesn't mean the team won't trade him. Lynch also acknowledged Wednesday that teams have reached that part in the season in which they've assessed where their own squad is weak and where others teams are loaded. He said discussions have begun among teams and that he has a good opportunity to talk trades this week with Broncos GM John Elway.
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-- Zach Brown Promoted to Starter --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Washington Post reports new Redskins LB Zach Brown has been working with the first-team defense in practice this week.
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-- Ryan Kelly to Undergo Foot Surgery --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

The Indy Star reports Colts C Ryan Kelly (foot) will undergo surgery to correct his foot injury. The team is preparing for Kelly to miss some time in the regular season. There is no specific timeline beyond that.

-- Malik Hooker Sits This Week with Shoulder Injury --
Thu Aug 17, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

IndyStarSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts rookie FS Malik Hooker (shouder) has missed the entire week of practice with a shoulder injury.


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