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-- Check Out The FFMastermind Edge Podcast Tuesday Night! --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Our weekly podcast, The Fantasy Football Mastermind Edge, returns for this TUESDAY NIGHT at 6 PM ET! Tune in to catch host Michael Nazarek and co-host Chris Rito offer their fantasy analysis with regard to the tailback position. Who are the top 10 guys and a few interesting sleepers and overrated players? And what about the latest NFL news, COVID-19 opt-outs, and player injuries? Tune in to find out!


-- 2020 NFL Depth Charts UPDATED in Pre-Season Draft Guide! --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Washington Releases Derrius Guice --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Washington Football team has released RB Derrius Guice, following his arrest today on felony charges. He also hurt his knee again yesterday, not that it matters now.

Mike's View: Found exclusively in our Pre-Season Draft Guide Premium News & Views.


-- 2020 Enhanced Executive Draft Master UPDATED! --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

Super Bowl, Drafter's Edge, and Executive Draft Master premium package subscribers take note. With the release on our updated 2020 Masters List Customizeable Cheatsheets, we add the 5th UPDATE (RB Derrius Guice released!) of the Enhanced 2020 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. It is also defaulted set to PPR scoring! Patrons can ORDER our Enhanced 2020 Executive Draft Master for just $14.95. Best of all, it comes FREE with a Super Bowl Package purchase!


-- Free Updated 2020 Pre-Season Draft Guide Preview Released! --
Thu Aug 6, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

Our patrons always ask for us to release a preview of our annual summer fantasy football blockbuster Pre-Season Draft Guide. Well, YOU asked for it, YOU got it! Click HERE to check out the goods. Oh, this is just a small portion of what makes FFMastermind.com tick. Do you want to not simply win your fantasy football league, but want to DOMINATE it? Applying the strategies found within our 2020 Pre-Season Draft Guide is the ONLY way to go!


-- Pass2Win.com (FFMastermind.com) Wins Another Experts League Title! --
Mon Dec 23, 2019 --from FFMastermind.com

Team Pass2Win.com led by FFMastermind.com Senior Writer John Cooney took down the prestigious 2019 FFWebMasters (Fantasy Experts) League Title! FFWebMasters is a Re-Drafter 14-Team Non-PPR Experts League. Overall, the FFMastermind.con staff has now won at least one Experts league title in 15 of the past 16 years! Congrats to John, whom beat FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek's #1 seeded team in the semi-finals to get to the big game!


Last Updated:  Sun Aug 9, 2020, 4:24 PM


-- Saints Activate Zach Wood --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the New Orleans Saints have activated LS Zach Wood from the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Vikings Release One --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Minnesota Vikings WR Tyler Higby has been activated from the reserve COVID-19 list and waived.

-- Ravens Set to Sign Kenjon Barner --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Baltimore Ravens are expected to sign free-agent RB Kenjon Barner, pending physical, per source.

-- Jaguars Sign Caraun Reid --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free-agent DE Caraun Reid.

-- Super Bowl Package: The Absolute Best Deal! --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

Fantasy owners serious about winning their leagues need look no further than the FFMastermind.com Super Bowl Premium Package. This special premium package is absolutely our best deal! It includes ALL 2020 FFMastermind.com Premium Services. That's 12 Months of Premium Info from January through December! Subscribers of the Super Bowl package receive access to ALL 2020 Premium Services including our enhanced 2020 Executive Draft Master Excel App., Special Premium Off-Season Articles, NFL Team Depth Charts, Special Strength of Schedule Charts, our Pre-Season Draft Guide (and all updates), All Pre-Season Player Ranking Updates, Masters List Customizable Cheatsheets, "4th and One" Injury Report, the Weekly In-Season Newsletter, and access to our private SUBSCRIBER Forum during the ENTIRE YEAR! A Super Bowl Package purchase comes with a savings of approx. 48% over individual costs! What are you waiting for? Order Now! This is one deal that can't be beat!

-- Jaguars Host Tramaine Brock --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports free-agent CB Tramaine Brock is visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars today, source said.

-- Jatavis Brown Retires --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Philadelphia Eagles have placed LB Jatavis Brown on the Reserve Retired list.

-- 49ers Sign Jordan Reed --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports free-agent TE Jordan Reed passed his physical and signed his one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

-- Patriots Acquire Michael Jackson --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Detroit Lions have traded CB Michael Jackson to the New England Patriots in exchange for an undisclosed 2022 draft selection.

-- Lions Trade Michael Jackson --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Detroit Lions have traded CB Michael Jackson to the New England Patriots in exchange for an undisclosed 2022 draft selection.

-- Bengals Hosting Mike Daniels --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports veteran free-agent DL Mike Daniels is visiting the Cincinnati Bengals today, per source.

-- A Great Product Consistently --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Premium Package subscriber David Stewart shares his thoughts on why he's been a premium customer since the year 2000. Patrons considering a subscription should think seriously about what David has to say!

-- Dolphins Activate Calvin Munson --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Miami Dolphins official website reports the Dolphins have activated LB Calvin Munson from the non-football injury list.

-- Falcons Place Chris Cooper on Reserve COVID-19 List --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Atlanta Falcons have placed S Chris Cooper on the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Washington Activates Logan Thomas --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Washington Football Team has activated TE Logan Thomas from the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Cowboys Make Player Moves --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Dallas Cowboys WR Jon'Vea Johnson and CB Saivion Smith have been activated from the reserve COVID-19 list. To make room on the 80-man roster, WR Kendrick Rogers was released

-- Broncos Sign Demar Dotson --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

Pewter Report reports the Denver Broncos have signed free-agent OT Demar Dotson to a one-year contract.

-- Bills Make Player Moves --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Buffalo Bills official website reports the Bills have activated WR Duke Williams from the reserve covid-19 list and released CB Akeem King.

-- FFMastermind Wins Nearly $30K in Recent FFPC High Stakes Fantasy Football Events! --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

Team FFMastermind.com, led by Michael Nazarek and Dr. Gil Brovar, won $7,000 in the 2019 FFPC High Stakes Main Event. They also 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 $500,000! Nazarek and Brovar have teamed to win nearly $30,000 in this event over the past six seasons!

-- Lions Activate Two --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Detroit Lions have activated CB Amani Oruwariye and P Arryn Siposs from the rserve COVID-19 list.

-- NFL Fairly Confident a Full Season Will be Played --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports although the Commissioner has subtly shifted his vow from playing a full season to playing a complete one, the NFL privately has a high degree of confidence that the 2020 season will be played in full, pandemic notwithstanding.

-- Eagles Activate Ross Cockrell --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Philadelphia Eagles have activated LB Ross Cockrell from the COVID-19 list.

-- Source: Giants to Sign Ross Cockrell --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

SNY.tv reports the New York Giants brought in veteran free-agent CB Ross Cockrell for a visit and intend to sign him, according to a source.

-- Buccaneers Activate Ke'Shawn Vaughn --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have activated rookie RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn from the COVID-19 list.

-- Washington Activates Reuben Foster --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Washington Football Team has activated LB Reuben Foster (knee) from the PUP list.

-- Sign Up for Free Fantasy Newsletters! --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --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?

-- Dolphins Sign Chester Rogers --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Miami Dolphins have signed WR Chester Rogers to a one-year contract.

-- Lions Release Six --
Sun Aug 9, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Detroit Lions have waived OG Josh Garnett, WR Travis Fulgham, DB Michael Jackson, WR Chris Lacy, LB Christian Sam and DE Jonathan Wynn.

-- Cameron Smith OUT for the 2020 Season --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Minnesota Vikings LB Cameron Smith announced today that he will miss the season because he needs open-heart surgery to repair a congenital defect.

-- Quinton Dunbar Removed from Exempt List --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the NFL has removed Seattle Seahawks CB Quinton Dunbar from the exempt list, clearing him to join the team as soon as tomorrow, a source said.

-- Browns Activate Jarvis Landry; Make Other Player Moves --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Cleveland Browns have activated WR Jarvis Landry (hip), S Karl Joseph, and TE Pharaoh Brown from the PUP list. The team also claiemd CB M.J. Stewart off waivers. They also activated WR J'Mon Moore from the Active Non-Football Injury list.

-- Lions Activate T.J. Hockenson --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Detroit Lions have activated TE T.J. Hockenson from the rserve COVID-19 list.

-- A Millennial Who Won! --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Are you one of those Millennials who don't believe in paying for any fantasy football information services online regardless of cost even though you are struggling to win? Well, you might want to check out what FFMastermind.com premium Super Bowl package subscriber and Millennial Tim P. has to say. It might just open your eyes to the value of our services!

-- Dolphins Sign Ricardo Louis --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Miami Dolphins have signed free-agent WR Ricardo Louis, a source said.

-- Rams Place A'Shawn Robinson on NFI List --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Los Angeles Rams have placed DT A'Shawn Robinson on the Active Non-Football Injury list.

-- 49ers Sign Spencer Long --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed free-agent OL Spencer Long.

-- Joe Flacco Rehab Update --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports New York Jets backup QB Joe Flacco (neck) spent yesterday in Philadelphia seeing a specialist to check in on his progress from neck surgery. Source says there were no issues, and he's on track to miss just one or two games. He has his final checkup early in September, but so far so good.

-- Broncos to Host Demar Dotson --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

9News in Denver reports the Broncos are bringing in free-agent OT Demar Dotson for a visit, sources said.

-- Jaguars Make Player Moves --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars official website reports the Jaguars have waived RB Tavien Feaster, OL Tyler Gauthier, OL Steven Nielsen and PK Brandon Wright, and released S Doug Middleton. The team also placed DT Rodney Gunter on the Active Non-Football Illness list.

-- 17 Fantasy Football Titles! --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --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!

-- Cooper Kupp Wants an Extension --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp is entering the final season of his rookie deal, scheduled to make $2.133 million in base salary in 2020. "We haven't had any conversations so far," Kupp said. "I'm obviously incredibly grateful to be here and to be able to play for a great organization. I love it here. I don't want to go anywhere. But, you know, in terms of all the contract stuff, I'm really letting all that stuff be handled by my agent and staying out of it. I'm just really excited to be back playing football. Above everything else going in the world right now, just being able to come in here and be with the guys, work together with these guys toward something great, that's really what I'm excited about. So, everything outside of that, I'm really letting my agent take care of it."

-- Ravens to Host Kenjon Barner --
Sat Aug 8, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Josina Anderson reports free-agent RB Kenjon Barner is scheduled to visit with the Baltimore Ravens and start his testing process with the team today, per source.

-- Matt Skura Expected to Practice Soon --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Baltimore Ravens C Matt Skura (knee) should be on the practice field in the near future, according to HC John Harbaugh. Harbaugh said Skura being placed on the Active Physically Unable to Perform list was a precautionary move.

-- Washington Releases Derrius Guice --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Washington Football team has released RB Derrius Guice, following his arrest today on felony charges. He also hurt his knee again yesterday, not that it matters now.

Mike's View: Found exclusively in our Pre-Season Draft Guide Premium News & Views.

-- Seahawks Place Colby Parkinson on NFI List --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Seattle Seahawks have placed TE Colby Parkinson (foot) on the active NFI list.

-- Derrius Guice Arrested for Domestic Violence --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Washington Post reports Washington RB Derrius Guice has been arrested on domestic violence charges, per Loudon County Sherrifs. Guice turned himself in Friday.

-- FFMastermind.com Subscribers Win Thousands! --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Many patrons ask Why should they subscribe to FFMastermind.com Premium Services when they are other cheaper services? Did you know that the winners of the 2013 AFFL ($25,000 Grand Prize), 2012 FFWC ($200,000 Grand Prize), 2010 FFPC ($100,000 Grand Prize), 2008 NBC Sports NFFC Primetime Event ($100,000 Grand Prize), 2005 NFFC ($100,000 Grand Prize), 2005 & 2006 PayDaySports ($65,000 Grand Prize), and 2005 Fantasy VIPs ($25,000 Grand Prize) High Stakes Fantasy Football Contests are all FFMastermind.com Premium Service Subscribers? Yup, it's true. Winners know THE BEST when they see it. And FFMastermind.com is happy to help them win THOUSANDS! Heck, Michael Nazarek himself recently cashed out $7,000 in the 2019 High Stakes FFPC Main Event, $4,000 in the 2016 High Stakes FFPC Main Event, $10,000 in the 2015 High Stakes FFPC Main Event and $7,500 in the 2014 High Stakes FFPC Main Event when his team finished 15th out of a whopping 1,344 teams! Isn't it about time you took winning more seriously? Take it from thousands of Satisfied Customers. We are serious about helping you win it all! Order Now!

-- Eagle Release Two --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Philadelphia Eagles official website reports the Eagles have waived DT Bruce Hector and DB Prince Smith.

-- Texans Place Kenny Stills on NFI List --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Houston Texans have placed WR Kenny Stills on the NFI list with an illness.

-- Dolphins Activate Three --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Miami Dolphins have activated DT Davon Godchaux, S Brandon Jones, and DE Shaq Lawson from the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Titans Make Player Moves --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Tennessee Titans have placed DE Jack Crawford on reserve COVID 19 list, and activated LB Vic Beasley from reserve did not report list.

-- Vic Beasley Fined $500K --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Tennessee Titans fined LB Vic Beasley $500K for his unexecuted absence. Beasley showed up today for his COVID-19 test, stopping the fines after 10 days.

-- Browns Activate Ja'Marcus Bradley --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Cleveland Browns have activated WR Ja'Marcus Bradley from the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Keep Coming Back! --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --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!

-- Eagles Re-Sign Vinny Curry --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed free-agent DE Vinny Curry to a one-year contract worth up to $2 million. He gets $1.3 million fully guaranteed with a chance to earn the $2 million with sack and playoff incentives.

-- Zak DeOssie Retires --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports New York Giants LS Zak DeOssie has announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 seasons.

-- No Charges for Quinton Dunbar --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Seattle Seahawks DB Quinton Dunbar was not charged in a recent robbery due to insufficient evidence.

-- 49ers Sign Dion Jordan --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports Bay Area reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed free-agent DE Dion Jordan.

-- DeAndre Baker Charged with Four Counts of Robbery --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The New York Daily News reports Giants CB DeAndre Baker has been charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm, per Broward State Attorney Mike Satz. If convicted, the punishment for robbery with a firearm is a mandatory minimum of 10 years and up to life in state prison.

-- Vic Beasley Finally Reports --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports new Tennessee Titans LB Vic Beasley has finally reported to the team for Covid-19 testing.

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Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Jaguars Activate Two --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have activated TE Charles Jones and WR Michael Walker from the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Corey Davis Recovering from Toe Surgery --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Tennessee Titans official website reports WR Corey Davis (toe) is on the Titans physically unable to perform list because he underwent offseason surgery on a troublesome big toe, from which doctors had to remove a piece. Indications are that he's fine, and while the specifics of his timetable are unknown, he should be on course to be ready for the season.

-- Steelers Activate James Washington; Release One --
Fri Aug 7, 2020 --from FFMastermind.com

The Pittsburgh Steelers official website reports the Steelers have activated WR James Washington from the reserve COVID-19 list and released LB John Houston.


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