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-- 2018 NFL Draft Central Debuts! --
Sun Jan 14, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Our 2018 NFL Draft Central feature has debuted! This feature contains links to all our 2018 NFL Rookie Draft coverage. We begin the 2018 off-season with the first round order of the upcoming 2018 NFL Rookie Draft in April, a list of all Early Entrants who have declared their Eligibility for the NFL draft, and a link to PASS (Player Analysis & Scouting Service). Other free and premium items will be released in the coming days and weeks, such as Team (Rookie) Needs and the first cut of our 2018 Mock Rookie NFL Draft. Be sure to check out 2018 NFL Draft Central today!


-- 2018 Coaching/Player Moves Feature Debuts! --
Wed Jan 3, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

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Sun Dec 31, 2017 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- David Johnson Speaks; 100% Healthy --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Arizona Cardinals official website reports RB David Johnson's wrist is healed, with his strength and full range of motion having returned, and he's anxious to play again given that he doesn't even feel like he played football in 2017. And like everyone else, the running back is paying attention to the Cardinals' current search for a head coach. "I'm definitely staying aware but I don't know what GM Steve Keim and team President Mike Bidwill are thinking," Johnson said. "I know they will get a coach that fits the team and is going to be ready to elevate this team and get us to that Super Bowl." Johnson touched on a few subjects, including the possibility of a new contract. The 2015 third-round pick has a year left on his rookie deal and now is finally eligible for an extension. The collective bargaining agreement prevents extensions for players on rookie deals until after their third season. "I hope so," Johnson said about talks for a new deal. "But I'm really focusing more on getting this injury (healed) and making sure I'm ready to play in 2018, that I am healthy as possible. Especially with so much going on in the offseason with the coaches and the quarterback and stuff, I can't really focus too much on the contract talk."

-- Vikings Thursday Injury Update - Thielen Limited --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Minnesota Vikings official website reports Vikings WR Michael Floyd (illness) and NT Shamar Stephen (knee/ankle) did not practice on Thursday. WR Adam Thielen (low back), S Andrew Sendejo (concussion) and CB Mackensie Alexander (rib) were limited. S Anthony Harris (knee) and C Pat Elflein (shoulder) fully practiced.

-- Eagles Thursday Injury Update --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Philadelphia Eagles official website reports Eagles LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (ankle) and LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring) were limited in practice on Thursday. CB Sidney Jones (hamstring) fully practiced.

-- Jaguars Thursday Injury Update - Fournette Limited; Bortles Practices --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars official website reports Jaguars FS Tashaun Gipson (foot) did not practice on Thursday. SS Barry Church (shoulder), RB Leonard Fournette (ankle), and DT Malik Jackson (ankle) were limited. QB Blake Bortles (wrist), OL Patrick Omameh (illness), and LB Paul Posluszny (abdomen) fully practiced.

-- FFMastermind Wins More Than $22,000 in Recent FFPC High Stakes Fantasy Football Events! --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

Team FFMastermind.com, led by Michael Nazarek and Dr. Gil Brovar, won $4,000 in the 2016 FFPC High Stakes Main Event, including a league championship. In 2017, Nazarek won a $250 satellite league, earning him a free 2018 FFPC main event team (a $1,800 value). The winner of the prestigious main event wins $250,000! Nazarek and Brovar have teamed to win more than $22,000 in this event over the past four seasons!

-- Patriots Thursday Injury Update - Brady Sits; Burkhead & Gillislee Limited --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The New England Patriots official website reports Patriots QB Tom Brady (right hand) and OL LaAdrian Waddle (knee) did not practice on Thursday. DL Alan Branch (knee), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), and RB Mike Gillislee (knee) were limited.

-- No Surgery for Devonta Freeman --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Atlanta Falcons HC Dan Quinn saays RB Devonta Freeman (knee) doesn't need surgery due to his PCL tear/MCL sprain.

-- Tom Brady Appeared to Practice Thursday --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (hand) appeared to practice on Thursday.

-- Adam Thielen Watch --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (low back) was doing more during the media portion today after not practicing yesterday.

-- Dolphins Name Kris Kocurek --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Detroit Free Press reports the Miami Dolphins have named Kris Kocurek Defensive Line Coach.

-- Cowboys Name Sanjay Lal --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Dallas Morning News reports the Cowboys have named Sanjay Lal WRs Coach.

-- Leonard Fournette Expected to Practice Thursday --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette (ankle) is expected to practice on Thursday.

-- Why Subscribe to FFMastermind.com? --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- No Charges for Emmanuel Sanders --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

TMZ Sports reports Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders will not face charges stemming from a sexual assault case in Texas.

-- Joe Thomas Considering Retirement --
Thu Jan 18, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Beacon Journal reports Browns OT Joe Thomas (triceps) expects to be physically cleared by July. That said, he's not sure if he wants to continue playing in the NFL. "Had a lot of time to think and spend some time with the family, but not ready definitively to make a decision one way or the other just yet," Thomas said. "I think there are some days you go back and forth."

-- No Home Discount for Jarvis Landry --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Palm Beach Post reports WR Jarvis Landry wants to stay with the Miami Dolphins, but he does not plan to take any type of "discount" to do so, his agent said Wednesday. "How long has this franchise been around?" Damarius Bilbo said. "It's always going to be here. Take a discount? Absolutely not. This may be Jarvis' first and last time to set himself up and his family up. He needs to strike and strike while the iron is hot. Plenty of guys that were drafted ahead of Jarvis have not performed to his level. Look at Jarvis' performance level. If you want to compare him to the WR T.Y. Hiltons and the WR Doug Baldwins, those deals were done two or three years ago. It's his time now. He's next man up." Bilbo said he is waiting on the Dolphins to respond to his contract proposal. Hilton makes $13 million per season and Baldwin makes $11.5 million per season. But the most recent comparable is Green Bay WR Davante Adams, who will earn $14.5 million per season. "You take a guy like Davante Adams, a second-round pick in that same draft class, and you know, I'm sure he wasn't talking about a discount with a contender," Bilbo said. "And Green Bay is every year a contender, with the best or one of the best quarterbacks in the league. So to say a discount, I don't think that exists. The Dolphins are a billion dollar franchise. They're going to be around. They're going to make money. They're going to continue to operate with or without Jarvis. But we do understand fair value, whether that be what Miami values or the market."

-- Tom Brady Jams Hand in Practice; Should Play --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Boston Herald reports Patriots QB Tom Brady (hand) jammed his throwing hand at practice after accidentally being run into, according to a source. X-rays showed no structural damage. He should be OK to play this week.

-- Patriots IR Jonathan Jones; Sign One --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the New England Patriots have placed CB Jonathan Jones on injured reserve, ending his season. The team also signed WR Bernard Reedy.

-- Source: Steelers to Name Randy Fichtner --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports a source says that QBs coach Randy Fichtner will replace OC Todd Haley in Pittsburgh, with a deal expected to be finalized Thursday.

-- Vikings Wednesday Injury Update - Thielen Sits --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Minnesota Vikings official website reports Vikings WR Adam Thielen (low back) and NT Shamar Stephen (knee/ankle) did not practice on Wednesday. S Andrew Sendejo (concussion) and CB Mackensie Alexander (rib) were limited. S Anthony Harris (knee) and C Pat Elflein (shoulder) fully practiced.

-- 17 Fantasy Football Titles! --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Eagles Wednesday Injury Update --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Philadelphia Eagles official website reports Eagles LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring) did not practice on Wednesday. CB Sidney Jones (hamstring) fully practiced.

-- Jaguars Wednesday Injury Update - Fournette Limited; Bortles Practices --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars official website reports Jaguars FS Tashaun Gipson (foot) and OL Patrick Omameh (illness) did not practice on Wednesday. SS Barry Church (shoulder), RB Leonard Fournette (ankle), and DT Malik Jackson (ankle) were limited. QB Blake Bortles (wrist) and LB Paul Posluszny (abdomen) fully practiced.

-- Patriots Wednesday Injury Update - Brady, Burkhead, & Gillislee Limited --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The New England Patriots official website reports Patriots QB Tom Brady (right hand), DL Alan Branch (knee), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), RB Mike Gillislee (knee), and OL LaAdrian Waddle (knee) were limited in practice on Wednesday.

-- Jets Fire OC John Morton --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports the Jets have fired OC John Morton.

-- Tom Brady Limited Wednesday --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (hand) was limited during practice on Wednesday with a right hand injury.

-- Adam Thielen Sits Wednesday --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday because of a low back injury. He was present watching his teammates, though. Theilen declared himself fine after watching from the side. "I'm good," he said, via the Pioneer Press.

-- Steelers OC Watch --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers QBs coach Randy Fichtner is the favorite to be promoted to offensive coordinator.

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Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Malcolm Mitchell Lost for Season --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the New England Patriots won't be activating WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee - IR) from injured reserve, a source said. That means he'll be inactive for the rest of the season. Today was the deadline. No surprise, as he wasn't at practice today.

-- Sources: Steelers Won't Re-Sign OC Todd Haley --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports sources say the Pittsburgh Steelers are allowing OC Todd Haley to walk now that he's out of his contract. Pittsburgh is expected to have a new offensive coordinator.

-- Dolphins Name Eric Studesville --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Miami Dolphins have named Eric Studesville RBs coach and run-game coordinator.

-- Leonard Fournette Expected to Practice Wednesday & Play Sunday --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette (ankle) is expected to participate in practice on Wednesday, a source said. He should be good to play this week against the Patriots.

-- Dolphins Disrespecting Jarvis Landry --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Herald reports impending free-agent WR Jarvis Landry says his negotiations with the Dolphins on a new contract have been "handled a bit disrespectful", but he still would like to remain with the franchise if they can agree on contract terms. The Dolphins made an offer to Landry's agent, Damarius Bilbo, in early December and Bilbo made a counter offer in mid-December. The Dolphins have not yet responded to that offer, Bilbo said. "My agent and I talked about being a leader and setting a good example so I silenced all those things by going to OTAs and training camp, by putting the team first and being a team guy. I feel like in the NFL, they preach loyalty and family and they have none for you. As a player, you see it's not a family during negotiations, how it becomes them versus me or me versus them. That's part of the NFL I believe the fans don't see." Though he said he understands the "business side of football," he said the Dolphins' approach "from the offer process until this point was disrespectful. I tried to handle it the right way and figured if a team values you and wants you to be a part of the team, why haven't they answered [his agent's counter-offer] in the past month?" Bilbo said that the Dolphins have told him in the past couple of weeks, since the end of the season, that "they want him back." Bilbo said there's "still some distance" between their offers "but nothing time can't fix. They made it clear the ball was in their court." Landry can become an unrestricted free agent in March, but Miami reserves the right to use the franchise tag, which would pay him about $16 million, or the transition tag, which would give the Dolphins the right to match any offer. Though Bilbo would not discuss contracts terms, it's believed that Landry is seeking a contract in the range of the new deal recently signed by Green Bay Packers WR DeVante Adams, which is four years and $58 million with $32 million guaranteed.

-- Mike Munchak Declines Second Interview with Cardinals --
Wed Jan 17, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Line coach Mike Munchak has turned down the chance for a second Head Coaching interview with the Arizona Cardinals.

-- Texans Fire Jason Lowrey --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Houston Chronicle reports the Houston Texans have fired Director of Football Operations Jason Lowrey.

-- A Great Product Consistently --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Jets Fire Daylon McCutcheon --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports the Jets have fired Assistant DBs coach Daylon McCutcheon.

-- Seahawks Name Brian Schottenheimer --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Seattle Seahawks have named Brian Schottenheimer Offensive Coordinator.

-- Seahawks Fire Michael Barrow --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Seattle Seahawks have fired LBs coach Michael Barrow.

-- Drew Brees Watch --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports impending free-agent QB Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing the free-agent market this year or waiting until the start of the new league year on March 14 to sign a new contract with the New Orleans Saints, even if that means losing the leverage that might come with other potential suitors. "I'm not in the mood to make anything secretive," Brees said with a laugh when asked about being chased down by the media for months with questions about his contract. "It's the same way I felt two days ago. It's the same way I felt 12 years ago. That is that I'll be here as long as they'll have me, hopefully."

-- Steelers Re-Sign Mike Hilton --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed exclusive-rights free-agent CB Mike Hilton to a one-year contract.

-- Falcons OC Steve Sarkisian Going Nowhere --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Atlanta Falcons OC Steve Sarkisian is expected to return for 2018 with the full confidence of HC Dan Quinn and his staff.

-- Kelvin Benjamin to Undergo Knee Surgery --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Buffalo Bills WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) says he will undergo knee surgery at some point this off-season.

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Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Leonard Fournette OK After Minor Car Accident --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars spokesman Tad Dickman says that RB Leonard Fournette was involved in a minor accident today when his car was rear-ended. He is OK and drove home.

-- Melvin Gordon Contract Watch --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Los Angeles Chargers RB Melvin Gordon's fifth-year option will likely be picked up off-season.

-- Source: Browns to Interview Ben McAdoo --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Plain Dealer reports former New York Giants HC Ben McAdoo is interviewing for the Cleveland Browns' Offensive Coordinator job today, a source said.

-- Adios Doug Martin? --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Tampa Bay Times reports Buccaneers GM Jason Licht says RB Doug Martin was never the same after returning from suspension. It's hard to see the Bucs keeping him with a salary of $6.75 million in 2018.

-- Source: Titans to Interview Matt LaFleur --
Tue Jan 16, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Tennessee Titans will interview Los Angeles Rams OC Matt LaFleur for their vacant head coach job on Thursday, a source said.

-- Cliff Avril Rehab Update --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Seattle Seahawks DE Cliff Avril (neck) isn't willing to call in a career just yet. Avril injured his neck in an October win over the Indianapolis Colts and had surgery in November to address disc issues in his neck. He was injured when the back of QB Jacoby Brissett's foot caught him in the chin as he was diving to tackle the Colts' quarterback. The injury led to Avril being placed on injured reserve with his ability to play the game moving forward being called into serious question. Nevertheless, Avril said he wants to keep playing football if he's able to do so. "I believe so," Avril said. "Right now it's all about recovery. I had surgery. I'm in the process of recovering. It's a long process, a long journey. When I get to the end of that, then I'll figure out what's next."

-- Steelers Re-Sign Two --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed exclusive-rights free-agents TE Xavier Grimble and LS Kameron Canaday to one-year contracts.

-- 2018 NFL Draft Central Debuts! --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Our 2018 NFL Draft Central feature has debuted! This feature contains links to all our 2018 NFL Rookie Draft coverage. We begin the 2018 off-season with the first round order of the upcoming 2018 NFL Rookie Draft in April, a list of all Early Entrants who have declared their Eligibility for the NFL draft, and a link to PASS (Player Analysis & Scouting Service). Other free and premium items will be released in the coming days and weeks, such as Team (Rookie) Needs and the first cut of our 2018 Mock Rookie NFL Draft. Be sure to check out 2018 NFL Draft Central today!

-- Seahawks Name Mike Solari --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Seattle Seahawks have named Mike Solari Offensive Line Coach.

-- Seahawks Name Ken Norton Jr. --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Seattle Seahawks have named Ken Norton Jr. Defensive Coordinator.

-- Big Ben Wants to Play 3+ More Years --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Post-Gazette reports Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has told teammates that he wants to play at least three more years. Roethlisberger has a contract through 2018; the Steelers presumably would want him to stick around beyond that, assuming he's still playing at a high level. He turns 36 in early March.

-- Giants Expected to Name Pat Shurmur New HC --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Pat Shurmur is expected to be next head coach of the New York Giants.

-- Colts Expected to Name Josh McDaniels New HC --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Indianapolis Colts are expected to hire Josh McDaniels as head coach.

-- Cowboys Name Paul Alexander --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

TSN reports the Dallas Cowboys have named Paul Alexander Offensive Line Coach.

-- Source: Damarious Randall OUT 6-8 Weeks After Surgery --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Green Bay Packers CB Damarious Randall (hand) is undergoing hand surgery today. He will need six to eight weeks to recover, per a league source.

-- Working Doubletime to Help You Win! --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --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!

-- A-Rob Rehab Update --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Florida Times-Union reports impending free-agent WR Allen Robinson says he has no concerns come March and the start of free agency. He'll be able to pass a physical.

-- Browns Sign Gavin Escobar --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Cleveland Browns have signed free-agent TE Gavin Escobar.

-- Jeremy Lane Arrested for DUI --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Seattle Seahawks CB Jeremy Lane was arrested early Sunday morning outside of Seattle on a charge of driving under the influence, court records show. Lane was booked into jail at 5:30 a.m. local time and was released on his own recognizance about four hours later, according to King County court records. He was heading eastbound on Interstate 90 on or near Mercer Island when he was pulled over. More information about Lane's arrest, such as his blood alcohol content, was not immediately available. The Seahawks have not commented on Lane's arrest.

-- Josh McDaniels Apparently Prefers the Titans HC Job --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports it appears that New England Patriots OC Josh McDaniels would prefer the Tennessee Titans over all coaching jobs. The health of QB Andrew Luck was an issue, as was the high ceiling with QB Marcus Mariota.

-- Darrelle Revis Watch --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Darrelle Revis wants to play in 2018. He has a $8.8 million roster bonus due in mid-March, so the Chiefs are likely to cut him and if they re-sign him, it will come at a much cheaper price.

-- Why Mike Mularkey Was Really Fired --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Tennessee Titans in reality fired HC Mike Mularkey because he did not want to bring in a new Offensive Coordinator. The Titans planned to fire Mularkey after Week #17, but the team made the playoffs. Then, they planned to fie him after the playoff loss that never came. It was all about Josh McDaniels. Now, the Colts and the Titans may battle it out for him.

-- Source: Rex Burkhead Expected to Play This Week --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (knee), who hasn't played since December 17th because of a knee sprain, is expected to return for the AFC title game, a source said.

-- Saints Expected to Re-Sign Drew Brees --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports QB Drew Brees, who turns 39 on Monday, is an unrestricted free agent. He has a clause in his contract that forbids the Saints from using the franchise tag on him. However, Brees said after Sunday's stunning 29-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings that "I do" expect to remain with the Saints going forward. He has repeatedly made it clear that he doesn't want to play anywhere else and fully expects to be re-signed by New Orleans.

-- 2018 Coaching/Player Moves Feature Debuts! --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Once again in 2018, FFMastermind.com is tracking all important coaching and player moves throughout the NFL in our annual Coaching/Player Moves feature for your viewing pleasure. This feature will be updated daily as key coaches and players re-sign, sign, resign, or are fired. Enjoy!

-- LeVeon Bell Speaks --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports RB LeVeon Bell said he definitely wants to re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but knows this is a business. "I never want to leave this city, but obviously, circumstances and things like that," Bell said.

-- Jaguars Injury Update --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

The Florida Times-Union reports the Jaguars reported four injuries during the Sunday's game: RB Leonard Fournette (ankle), WR Marqise Lee (foot), SS Barry Church (shoulder) and DE Dante Fowler (shoulder) all returned to the game. FS Tashaun Gipson (foot) was injured in the second half and did not return.

-- Souces: HC Mike Mularkey Leaving Titans --
Mon Jan 15, 2018 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Tennessee Titans and HC Mike Mularkey have mutually agreed to part ways, according to a league source.


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