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Saquon Barkley Won't Accept Sitting Out Remainder Of 2019

Nov 12, 2019 3:58 PM

Saquon Barkley isn't 100 percent and the New York Giants have a 2-8 record, but he still won't accept getting shut down for the season.

Barkley underwent an X-ray on shoulder after Sunday's loss to the New York Jets.

Barkley missed three games last month due to a high ankle sprain. Since returning to action, Barkley is averaging just 2.6 yards per carry after averaging 6.4 per carry initially this season.

"The mindset of sitting me out and resting me for the rest of the season is beyond me," Barkley said. "I do not agree with it. It won't happen. I'm going to keep going until I can't go no more. That's the player I am and I'm going to do it for my teammates."

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Tags: New York Giants, Fantasy, Injury

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Antonio Brown Not Expected To Play Again In 2019

Nov 10, 2019 12:26 PM

Antonio Davis is not expected to play again in 2019.

Brown has been pushing for his return to the NFL and is scheduled to meet with the league on Thursday to address the multiple sexual assault allegations against him.

Brown's agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN that he is "confident Antonio will play again this season."

"I believe the NFL should clear him after they interview him this week, and I expect he will be signed shortly after that," Rosenhaus told ESPN.

Three NFL teams have been in contact with Brown and would like to sign him.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Tags: Fantasy, Misc Rumor

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Patrick Mahomes Officially Named Chiefs' Starter For Week 10

Nov 8, 2019 3:48 PM

Patrick Mahomes will return to the Kansas City Chiefs for Week 10 against the Tennessee Titans.

"I'm in a good spot,'' Mahomes said after the Chiefs concluded their practice week on Friday. "I'm ready to get out there.''

Mahomes dislocated his right kneecap in an Oct. 17 game against the Denver Broncos.

"I knew I had a chance once I talked to those doctors and they said as long as I was functioning well, moving well, I could play this week,'' Mahomes said. "Coach [Andy] Reid still wanted me to take it day by day. I went out here in practice and took the reps and I haven't had any pain or any setbacks and so as long as we keep going with that I'm glad to be back out there.''

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Injury

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A.J. Green Suffers Setback In Recovery, Out Indefinitely

Nov 7, 2019 3:05 PM

A.J. Green will be out indefinitely as he suffered a setback in his recovery from a left ankle injury.

Green experienced swelling following Monday's off-week practice.

"For me, just gotta make sure I feel comfortable going out there and pushing it," Green said Thursday. "For me, just gotta make sure I gotta take care of me first before anything else."

Green has not played since he tore multiple ligaments in his left ankle during the Bengals' first practice of the preseason.

The Bengals have yet to win a game this season.

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Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Fantasy, Injury

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Patrick Mahomes Likely To Return By Week 10

Oct 27, 2019 12:32 PM

Patrick Mahomes has an outside chance to play on Nov. 3 against the Minnesota Vikings and a realistic shot to play on Nov. 10 against the Tennessee Titans.

The original goal was for Mahomes to back by Week 11 against the Los Angeles Rams.

Mahomes practiced on a limited basis this week.

Mahomes suffered a dislocated kneecap, but suffered no tears. Mahomes is double-joined and his knee has built-in protection against injury.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Injury

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Patriots To Release Josh Gordon

Oct 26, 2019 4:47 PM

Josh Gordon will be released by the New England Patriots.

Gordon was placed on injured reserve by the Patriots, but he expects to be ready in one to two weeks.

Gordon had been playing through a left knee injury. Gordon has totaled 20 catches for 287 yards and one touchdown.

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Tags: New England Patriots, Fantasy, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Waiver

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Matt Ryan Ruled Out By Falcons For Week 8

Oct 26, 2019 4:14 PM

Matt Ryan has been ruled out for the Atlanta Falcons' Week 8 game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Matt Schaub will start in place of Ryan at quarterback.

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Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Fantasy, Injury

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Patrick Mahomes Ruled Out For Week 8

Oct 25, 2019 2:51 PM

Patrick Mahomes has been ruled out for the Kansas City Chiefs' Week 8 game against the Green Bay Packers.

Mahomes suffered a dislocated kneecap during the Chiefs' Week 7 win at the Denver Broncos.

The Chiefs have been encouraged by the diagnosis on Mahomes.

Kansas City hosts the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football. 

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Injury

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Drew Brees Plans To Play In Week 8

Oct 23, 2019 8:11 PM

Drew Brees is planning on returning to action in the New Orleans Saints' Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

"That's the plan," said Brees. "We'll see."

Brees had thumb surgery five weeks ago on this throwing hand.

Brees said the decision will come down to "just making sure I can be me."

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Tags: New Orleans Saints, Fantasy, Injury

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Josh Gordon Out For Season With Knee Injury

Oct 23, 2019 5:02 PM

The New England Patriots have placed Josh Gordon on injured reserve due to his knee injury.

Gordon's 2019 season end with 20 catches for 287 yards and one touchdown.

The Patriots acquired Mohamed Sanu earlier this week to improve their depth at wide receiver.

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Tags: New England Patriots, Fantasy, Injury

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Alvin Kamara Out For Week 7 With Knee, Ankle Injuries

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Patrick Mahomes Receives 'Best-Case Scenario' Diagnosis On Knee

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Patrick Mahomes Suffers Right Knee Injury

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Antonio Brown Willing To Return To Patriots

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Sterling Sheppard Suffers 2nd Concussion Of 2019

Dan Duggan/The Athletic

Saquon Barkley Runs, Cuts At Practice, Hopes To Play Week 6

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Cam Newton Hid Extent Of Foot Injury

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Davante Adams Not Expected To Miss Significant Time With Toe Injury

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Saquon Barley Advised Not To Undergo Surgery On Ankle

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Melvin Gordon To Report To Chargers On Thursday

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Saquon Barkley Out 4-6 Weeks With High-Ankle Sprain

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Patriots 'Looking Into Some Things' On Antonio Brown

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Cam Newton Ruled Out For Week 3, Kyle Allen To Start For Panthers

David Newton/ESPN

Ben Roethlisberger Out For Season With Elbow Surgery

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Drew Brees Out Six Weeks With Thumb Surgery

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Ben Roethlisberger May Need Elbow Surgery

Adam Schefter/ESPN

NFL Won't Place Antonio Brown On Exempt List

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Derrius Guice Out 6-8 Weeks With Meniscus Surgery

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Sam Darnold Out Indefinitely With Mono

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Antonio Brown Sued For Sexual Assault By Former Trainer

Ben Shpigel/New York Times