Fantasy Football Breaking News

  • Maurice Jones-Drew - RB - Oakland Raiders
    Posted 9/10/14 9:17pm ET

    Oakland Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew (hand) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

    Huddle Up: Jones-Drew reportedly had a procedure done on his hand but may not miss any time. Darren McFadden will get the start Sunday against Houston if MJD is out but neither player is worthy of anything more than a flex play at this point.

  • Lance Moore - WR - Pittsburgh Steelers
    Posted 9/10/14 5:05pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers WR Lance Moore (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and has been ruled out for Week 2.

    Huddle Up: The offseason acquisition will miss a second straight game, meaning additional passes will continue to be directed the way of fellow wideouts Antonio Brown and Markus Wheaton.

  • Jordan Cameron - TE - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 9/10/14 5:02pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron underwent an MRI on his injured shoulder, which did not show any structural damage. He has a strained AC joint in his shoulder.

    Huddle Up: "No structural damage" is good news for Cameron's fantasy owners, but it remains to be seen if the TE will miss any starts. Monitor his status the rest of the week.

  • Marqise Lee - WR - Jacksonville Jaguars
    Posted 9/10/14 5:02pm ET

    Jacksonville Jaguars WR Marqise Lee suffered a hamstring injury during practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is listed as a limited participant.

    Huddle Up: Aside from Allen Hurns' rags-to-Week-1-riches story, the bad news keeps coming for the Jags' WRs. Lee quietly had a solid debut (6-62 on a team-high 10 targets) in Hurns' shadow Sunday, and his fantasy owners are going to have to see what the rookie can do in practice the rest of the week.

  • Toby Gerhart - RB - Jacksonville Jaguars
    Posted 9/10/14 5:02pm ET

    Jacksonville Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

    Huddle Up: It's the first practice of the week so it might be a precautionary measure. Check back Thursday, though, and see if he's able to get back on the field.

  • Alshon Jeffery - WR - Chicago Bears
    Posted 9/10/14 5:02pm ET

    Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

    Huddle Up: Jeffery also missed most of the second half in the season opener and so this definitely bears watching the rest of the week.

  • John Abraham - LB - Arizona Cardinals
    Posted 9/10/14 5:02pm ET

    Arizona Cardinals LB John Abraham (concussion) has left the team, per league sources.

    Huddle Up: Disturbing news as the team's 2013 sack leader reportedly is suffering from memory loss and is considering retirement. If so, it'll be the latest blow for one of 2013's top defenses.

  • Doug Martin - RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Posted 9/10/14 4:48pm ET

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (leg) is participating in the portion of practice open to the media Wednesday, Sept. 10.

    Huddle Up: The Bucs have said Martin's second half absence from the season opener was a coaching decision more than anything, but still check and see how the rest of the week goes for Martin.

  • Eddie Lacy - RB - Green Bay Packers
    Posted 9/10/14 4:48pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy (concussion) is attending practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, but is not participating.

    Huddle Up: No surprise here as Lacy still is expected to be cleared to participate in practice later in the week.

  • Cam Newton - QB - Carolina Panthers
    Posted 9/10/14 4:48pm ET

    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, indicating that he should return to action in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions after missing the season opener.

    Huddle Up: Newton will try and pick up where backup Derek Anderson left off in his strong season opener (230 yards, 2 TDs, no turnovers) against the Bucs. The task, though, won't be easy against a Lions' D which rattled Eli Manning and the Giants (14 points, 197 total yards) on Monday night.

  • Chris Long - DE - St. Louis Rams
    Posted 9/10/14 4:48pm ET

    The St. Louis Rams will place DE Chris Long (ankle) on the short-term Reserve/Injured List Wednesday, Sept. 10.

    Huddle Up: IDP league owners take note as Rams' team's second-leading sacker in 2013 will miss at least the next 6 games.

  • Tyler Eifert - TE - Cincinnati Bengals
    Posted 9/10/14 4:45pm ET

    The Cincinnati Bengals have placed TE Tyler Eifert (elbow) on the Active/Reserve/Injured list.

    Huddle Up: Tough break for Eifert sustaining a dislocated elbow right out of the gate. In the meantime, though, this of course means more targets for fellow TE Jermaine Gresham who caught 2 of the 5 passes directed his way for 16 yards in Week 1.

  • Jordan Reed - TE - Washington Redskins
    Posted 9/10/14 4:42pm ET

    Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) is not expected to play in Week 2, according to head coach Jay Gruden. 'He's a long shot, I would say,' Gruden said.

    Huddle Up: As expected, it looks like Reed's fantasy owners are going to have to make other plans for Week 2 and possibly beyond. D.C. backup Niles Paul is among the fill-in options as he led the team with 86 yards on 4 receptions in the opener.

  • Brandon Marshall - WR - Chicago Bears
    Posted 9/10/14 9:18am ET

    Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) says he'll be ready to play Sunday, Sept. 14, for the Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers.

    Huddle Up: Marshall was in and out of the Bears' Week 1 loss to Buffalo, and he may be lightly used in practice this week, but he's demonstrated a willingness to play while hurt so there's no reason to hold him out of fantasy lineups in Week 2.

  • Ben Tate - RB - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 9/10/14 9:18am ET

    Cleveland Browns RB Ben Tate (knee) will miss two to four weeks with a knee sprain. No surgery is required at this point. RBs Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell will fill in for Tate.

    Huddle Up: Shocking that the oft-injured Tate didn't even last one game with his new team. West and Crowell both played well in Tate's absence, and that may be the Browns' backfield duo going forward; in other words, Tate may not necessarily return to a full-time gig when healthy.

  • Malcom Floyd - WR - San Diego Chargers
    Posted 9/10/14 9:18am ET

    San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd finished with four catches for 50 yards and a touchdown in Week 1 in his first game since suffering a career-threatening neck injury last September.

    Huddle Up: Floyd capitalized on being the alternative to the Patrick Peterson-covered Keenan Allen; so long as he can stay healthy, there's fantasy value in that role going forward.

  • Dexter McCluster - RB - Tennessee Titans
    Posted 9/9/14 11:15pm ET

    Tennessee Titans RB Dexter McCluster's nine carries in Week 1 were the second most on the team.

    Huddle Up: Fantasy GMs take note as new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt is said to be a fan of McCluster, who had 4 more touches than draft darling Bishop Sankey in the opener.

  • Markus Wheaton - WR - Pittsburgh Steelers
    Posted 9/9/14 11:15pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton had six catches for 97 yards in Week 1, including a 20-yard reception late in the game that set up the game-winning field goal. QB Ben Roethlisberger said he didn't consider it a gamble to look for Wheaton in the crucial situation.

    Huddle Up: The Steelers' trust in the second-year wideout is a huge fantasy plus and so were his team-high 7 targets (tied with RB Le'Veon Bell). Don't be surprised if Wheaton moves into solid WR3 territory or WR2 range before long.

  • Jamaal Charles - RB - Kansas City Chiefs
    Posted 9/9/14 11:04pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles received just 11 touches in Week 1, rushing seven times for 19 yards and catching four passes for 15 yards. Head coach Andy Reid took the blame for Charles' lack of involvement in the offense. 'Not giving 25 the ball more than seven times is negligence on my part,' Reid said.

    Huddle Up: Reid has no doubt been hearing it from Charles' fantasy owners and Chiefs' fans who saw 2013's top non-QB put up only 3.4 fantasy points in the 26-10 loss to the Titans. Expect that to be corrected Sunday in Denver.

  • Lance Moore - WR - Pittsburgh Steelers
    Posted 9/9/14 11:04pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers WR Lance Moore (groin) did not practice Tuesday, Sept. 9.

    Huddle Up: With the Steelers' playing Thursday night this week, it's looking like the former New Orleans wideout will miss a second straight game.

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