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Report: Foster To Have Surgery; RB Won't Miss Entire Season, But...
Sorry fantasy football owners. Although it could be worse, the news is not good.

According to Houston Chronicle staffer John McClain, a severe groin injury that Arian Foster suffered in Monday night’s practice will require surgery. But the veteran running back should be able to return at some point this season.

That suggests a trip to the injured reserve/designated for return list could be in play.

Of course, Foster has battled a variet ...

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Bucs Putting Their Faith In Martin; Should You?
As NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal framed it: "Doug Martin's revival has been one of the most surprising developments of the offseason. It's a story that will have a chance to continue into the regular season."

And it's a story of interest to fantasy football owners.

All this after head coach Lovie Smith confirmed on Monday that Martin is the lead back of the Buccaneers.

"We talked about being able to establish the run. Doug w ...

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Seahawks, Wilson Agree To Four-Year Extension
As Profootballtalk.com's Michael David Smith put it: "Sometimes all it takes to get a deal done is setting a deadline." Apparently, even if it's an artificial deadline. ... This after the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson have reached a deal at the last minute of a deadline set in February to get a deal done before training camp opened.

The Seahawks' first practice is today.

Wilson had stated several times he was willing to play out the ...

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Goodell Upholds Brady's Suspension; Destruction Of Evidence A Key Point
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on integrity of the game, the league announced Tuesday.

As NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal reminded readers, Brady was suspended four games in May after footballs used by the Patriots during the AFC Championship Game against the Colts were found to be inflated under the minimum level prescribed by the league. ...

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NFL Reduces Bell's Suspension To Two Games
As Jarrett Bell of USA Today first reported Tuesday, Le'Veon Bell's three-game suspension has been reduced to two games as a result of settlement conversations following the running back’s appeal.

Bell was arrested last August and charged with DUI and marijuana possession.

Under current NFL policy, first-time DUI offenders are subject to a two-game suspension and the marijuana possession likely led to the additional game. Patriots running bac ...

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Thomas, Broncos Agree To Five-Year, $70 Million Contract
That didn't take long. ... Just moments after the Cowboys and their franchise-tagged wideout, Dez Bryant, agreed to terms on a new, long-term contract, the Broncos and their franchise-tagged receiver, Demaryius Thomas, also reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million deal that includes $43.5 million guaranteed.

Thomas' contract, first reported by ESPN's Adam ...

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Bryant, Cowboys Agree To Five-Year, $70 Million Deal
Fantasy football owners now have a little more of that coveted thing we call certainty. There will be no training camp holdout or missed regular season games. ... With the deadline less than an hour away, Dez Bryant and the Cowboys have agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal that will pay him an average $14 million per season, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

As far as the contractual details, the $70 million includes $45 million in ...

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Gates To Miss First Four Regular-Season Games To Suspension
Antonio Gates has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the team announced on Thursday.

He will be eligible to return to the Chargers’ active roster on Monday, October 5 following the team’s October 4 game against the Cleveland Browns. Gates is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.

“We are tremendously disappointed for our team and our fans a ...

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Skipping Week 1 Among Options Dez Bryant Is Considering
ESPN's Chris Mortensen, citing unnamed sources, reported earlier today that Dez Bryant was contemplating the possibility of sitting out the Week 1 of the regular season absent a long-term contract with the Cowboys. Now we have a bit more.

This after Bryant, asked about Mortensen's report, told NFL Network's Michael Silver, "It's not a rumor. It's legit."

That's obviously not what fantasy football owners want to hear. B ...

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Parker Has Foot Surgery; Rookie WR Expected To Be Ready Week 1
As NFL.com noted, DeVante Parker had been the story of Dolphins OTAs for his ability to snatch footballs out of the air. The glowing reports have been of great interest to fantasy football owners. But now, the rookie receiver is making news for a more concerning reason.

The Dolphins announced on Friday morning that Parker has undergone successful foot surgery. He is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Redskins.

The immediate concern, as ...

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