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Todd Gurley Remaining Cryptic About Left Knee

Apr 15, 2019 6:31 PM

Todd Gurley has remained cryptic about hte health of his left knee.

Gurley said only that he is "feeling good" after some offseason travel and two months of rest. Gurley rushed for just 45 combined yards and caught two passes in the NFC championship game and the Super Bowl.

Gurley was in camp for the start of the Los Angeles Rams' offseason program on Monday.

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Tags: Los Angeles Rams, Fantasy, Injury

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Andy Reid Hasn't Begun Planning As If Tyreek Hill Won't Be On Chiefs

Mar 27, 2019 7:33 AM

Andy Reid has not spoken with Tyreek Hill since learning of an alleged battery and child abuse.

“I have not, no,” Reid said at NFL’s annual owners’ meetings on Tuesday. “Our counsel’s told us not to do that. I have not been in contact with him.

“I really don’t even have a further statement from what we put out. Really nothing’s happened there. There’s no news on that.”

Reid told reporters Tuesday that he hasn’t thought about planning for the season as if Hill’s not going to be there. Hill has been one of the NFL's most productive playmakers.

“I haven’t even gone there,” Reid said. “I’m just letting it take its course.”

Brooke Pryor/Kansas City Star

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Misc Rumor, Suspension

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Randall Cobb Agrees To One-Year, $5M Deal With Cowboys

Mar 19, 2019 5:52 PM

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to sign Randall Cobb to a one-year, $5 million deal.

Cobb was limited to nine games in 2018 due to a hamstring injury.

Cobb's best two seasons ame in 2014 and 2015.

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Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Fantasy, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Tyreek Hill Under Investigation For Allegedly Breaking Son's Arm

Mar 15, 2019 5:26 PM

Tyreek Hill is under investigation for a battery incident in which a juvenile is listed as the victim.

Hill’s fiancee, Crystal Espinal, is listed under “others involved.”

“The club is aware of the investigation involving Tyreek Hill,” the Chiefs said in a statement to The Star. “We’re in the process of gathering information and have been in contact with the league and local authorities. We’ll have no further comment at this time.”

The source said that the incident was against the couple’s son, resulting in a broken arm.

Hill has a history of domestic violence. He reportedly punched and choked Espinal, who was then eight weeks pregnant with their son, on Dec. 11, 2014. He was arrested and dismissed from the Oklahoma State football team. Hill pleaded guilty to domestic assault and battery by strangulation in August 2015. He received three years probation. The Chiefs selected Hill in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Misc Rumor, Suspension

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Kareem Hunt Suspended Eight Games By NFL

Mar 15, 2019 10:25 AM

Kareem Hunt has been suspended eight games by the NFL for violationing its personal conduct policy.

Hunt will not appeal the suspension.

The Cleveland Browns signed Hunt this offseason.

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Misc Rumor, Suspension

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Todd Gurley Has Arthritis In Left Knee

Mar 4, 2019 3:17 PM

Todd Gurley has arthritis in his left knee.

Gurley underwent an ACL repair in 2014.

The Los Angeles Rams used Gurley sparingly during the playoffs. The Rams have not commented on Gurley's reported diagnosis or potential treatments.

Gurley finished the season with 1,251 yards on 256 attempts and an additional 580 yards on 59 receptions for 21 total touchdowns.

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Tags: Los Angeles Rams, Fantasy, Injury

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James Conner Doesn't Expect To Play Week 16

Dec 20, 2018 3:09 PM

James Conner does not expect to play in Week 16. 

Conner has missed the past two games for the Pittsburgh Steelers with an ankle injury.

"I'm trying," Conner said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "It's day by day. These high-ankle sprains are deceiving. I can walk around fine, I'm not limping around, but when I'm out there on the field, cutting and stuff, I'm just not ready yet."

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Tags: Pittsburgh Steelers, Fantasy, Injury

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Josh Gordon Steps Away From Patriots

Dec 20, 2018 9:35 AM

Josh Gordon has announced he will be taking a mental health break by leaving the New England Patriots.

"I take my mental health very seriously at this point to ensure I remain able to perform at the highest level," wrote Gordon in a statement. "I have recently felt like I could have a better grasp on things mentally. With that said, I will be stepping away from the football field for a bit to focus on my mental health. 

"I would like to thank Coach Belichick, Mr. Kraft, as well as countless others within the Patriots organization for their continued support. I want to thank my fans for their support as well as I continue down the path getting back to 100%."

A source told ESPN's Dan Graziano that Gordon is facing a potential suspension for violating the terms of his conditional reinstatement under the NFL's drug policy. 

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Tags: New England Patriots, Fantasy, Misc Rumor

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Odell Beckham Jr. Ruled Out For Week 15 With Quad Injury

Dec 14, 2018 1:31 PM

Odell Beckham Jr. has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans.

Beckham is dealing with a quadriceps injury.

Beckham didn't practice Thursday and went off-site for further evaluation, saying the tests were a double-check to make sure there had been progress more than anything else.

Beckham sustained the injury on the final play of a Nov. 25 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Tags: New York Giants, Fantasy, Injury

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Kareem Hunt Working With NFL On Treatment, Counseling Program

Dec 9, 2018 10:51 AM

Kareem Hunt has started working with the NFL on a treatment and counseling program.

Hunt has voluntarily sought counseling after being involved in multiple violent off-the-field incidents this past year, all of which the league is now taking into consideration for potential future discipline.

The NFL's investigation is ongoing.

TMZ published a video on Nov. 30 of Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in a hotel hallway last February. The NFL placed Hunt on the commissioner's exempt list later that day, shortly before the Chiefs released him.

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Suspension

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Odell Beckham Jr. Out For Week 14 With Quad Injury
Odell Beckham was downgraded on Saturday, and he did not travel with the team.

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Leonard Fournette Receives One-Game Suspension For Fight
The league said Leonard Fournette violated its unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness rules.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Le'Veon Bell Not Expected To Report By Tuesday's Deadline
Ten months ago, Le'Veon Bell said he "definitely would consider" sitting out the 2018 season or retiring at the age of 26 if the Steelers used the franchise tag on him.

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Leonard Fournette Returning From Hamstring Injury For Week 10
Leonard Fournette practiced the entire week without any setbacks.

John Reid/Florida Times Union

Le'Veon Bell Spotted At Pittsburgh Gym Playing Basketball
There was no indication Wednesday that Le'Veon Bell had visited the team's facility.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Le'Veon Bell Not Expected To Report For Thursday's Game
One source pointed out to ESPN that it "doesn't make any sense for [Le'Veon Bell] to play now."

Jeremy Fowler, Adam Schefter/ESPN

Le'Veon Bell Has Until Nov. 13 To Report
Le'Veon Bell will be ineligible to play for the remainder of 2018 if he doesn't report by the deadline.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Le'Veon Bell Still Hasn't Reported To Steelers
Le'Veon Bell forfeits $855,000 for each week he fails to sign his $14.5 million franchise tag.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Rob Gronkowski Unlikely To Play In Week 7 Due To Back, Ankle Injuries
Rob Gronkowski was limited in practice all week with ankle and back issues.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Marshawn Lynch Out Indefinitely With Groin Injury
The Raiders have discussed placing Marshawn Lynch on injured reserve but no decision has been reached.

ESPN

Devonta Freeman Placed On IR With Groin Injury
Devonta Freeman played in just two of the first six games while slowed by knee, foot and groin injuries.

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Le'Veon Bell Won't Report To Steelers This Week
Le'Veon Bell could instead report Oct. 22.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Steelers Still Haven't Heard From Le'Veon Bell
Le'Veon Bell could return any time between Monday and the following Monday, Oct. 22.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Jay Ajayi Out For Season With Torn ACL
Jay Ajayi was acquired by the Eagles from the Dolphins at the 2017 trade deadline.

Tim McManus/ESPN

Leonard Fournette Ruled Out For Week 5
Running backs T.J. Yeldon and Corey Grant will get the bulk of the work in Leonard Fournette's place.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Le'Veon Bell Plans To Report To Steelers For Week 8
Le'Veon Bell plans to play football this season and does not expect to be traded.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Leonard Fournette Out Indefinitely With Hamstring Injury
Doug Marrone said he's unsure when the team will be able to determine how much time Leonard Fournette will miss.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

MRI Confirms Torn ACL For Jimmy Garoppolo
Jimmy Garoppolo will undergo surgery in the near future.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Steelers Now Listening To Trade Offers For Le'Veon Bell
Le'Veon Bell is currently holding out and is expected to leave the Steelers this offseason either way.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Aaron Rodgers Concerned Knee Will Get Worse Over Season
Aaron Rodgers suffered the injury in Week 1 and wore a large brace in Week 2.

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