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Jan
19

Julio Jones misses practice but “ready to rock”

Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES was the only Falcon that did not participate in practice on Wednesday as the team began preparations for the Green Bay Packers. Jones re-injured his toeMore in the Falcons win over Seattle last Saturday. Fortunately for Atlanta and his fantasy owners, Jones was able to participate in the walkthrough and head coach Dan Quinn said he will be “ready to rock” come Sunday. Less

Source: Team Website

Jan
19

Nelson, Adams remain hobbled with injuries

Green Bay Packers wide receivers JORDY NELSON and DAVANTE ADAMS missed practice on Wednesday as they continue to deal with injuries. Nelson has multiple broken ribs and figures to be aMore long shot to play Sunday in Atlanta. Adams has a badly sprained ankle that he suffered against Dallas and he is not expected to return to practice until Saturday. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Jan
19

Patriots healthy heading into AFC Championship

Every player on New England’s active roster was present and accounted for at the team’s first workout of the week as the Patriots prepare for Sunday night’s AFC Championship game againstMore the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rookie wide receiver MALCOLM MITCHELL has been dealing with a knee injury but he appears on track to make his playoff debut. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Jan
19

Green limited in Steelers practice

Pittsburgh tight end LADARIUS GREEN returned to the practice field as a limited participant on Wednesday as he continues to work his way back from a concussion. Green remains in the concussion protocol and the next two days of practice will likely determine his playing status for Sunday.

Source: NBC Sports

Jan
19

Shanahan likely to accept 49ers’ offer

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is “almost certain” to accept the San Francisco 49ers offer to become their next head coach. A second interview with Shanahan is expected to take place in Atlanta after the Falcon’s game on Sunday against Green Bay.

Source: Sacramento Bee

Jan
19

Jaguars retain OC, pass on Chip Kelly

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Wednesday night that Nathaniel Hackett will remain as the offensive coordinator. The team had met earlier in the week with former Philadelphia and San Francisco coach ChipMore Kelly but decided to retain Hackett. With a new head coach, however, quarterback BLAKE BORTLES will be learning a third playbook in his fourth pro season. Less

Source: The Florida Times-Union

Jan
16

Boswell kicks record 6 field goals

Pittsburgh kicker CHRIS BOSWELL kicked a record 6 field goals on Sunday for the Steelers and his fantasy owners against Kansas City. Boswell was perfect in the game, connecting from 22, 36, 38, 43, 43, and 45 yards away.

Source: NFL.com

Jan
16

Rodgers, Montgomery, Cook lead Packers

Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS, running back TY MONTGOMERY, and tight end JARED COOK led the Packers and fantasy owners on Sunday. Rodgers topped 350 passing yards with 2 touchdowns whileMore Montgomery added 2 scores of his own. Cook was the Packers leading receiver with over 100 yards and a score. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Jan
16

Falcons lose DE Clayborn

Atlanta Falcons defensive end ADRIAN CLAYBORN tore his bicep in Saturday’s playoff win over Seattle and will be out for the remainder of the playoffs. Clayborn finished second on the team with 4.5 sacks in 13 games so the Falcons will need someone to step up in his absence.

Source: NFL.com

Jan
16

Julio Jones aggravates toe injury

Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES aggravated a toe injury on Saturday that caused him to miss two games in December. Jones left the game in the third quarter, returned to theMore contest, then left for good in the final quarter. Head coach Dan Quinn said after the game that there was no concern and Jones is expected to be available for next weekend’s game against Green Bay. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jan
16

Jordy Nelson hoping to play vs. Atlanta

Green Bay wide receiver JORDY NELSON missed Sunday’s game against Dallas with broken ribs but he’s hoping to play next weekend against Atlanta. Considering that Nelson is currently focused on gettingMore back to normal breathing, his return seems like a bit of a longshot at this point. We will keep an eye on his progress throughout the week. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jan
16

Broncos new coaching staff to revamp offense

New Denver head coach Vance Joseph has hired Mike McCoy as his offensive coordinator and Bill Musgrave as his quarterbacks coach. The plan in Denver is to build an offense with “swagger” that will be “attacking” and “up-tempo”. Fantasy owners approve of the plan.

Source: Denver Post

Jan
8

Ladarius Green is out

Steelers TE LADARIUS GREEN, still recovering from a recent concussion, will not play today vs. Miami. Jesse James and Xavier Grimble will split time filling in.

Source: NFL Network

Jan
8

Browns can Horton, open can of kill-the-head

Many coaching jobs around the NFL are unsettled at present, with Denver, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco all interviewing multiple candidates for their open head coaching jobs thisMore weekend. One settled piece of news on a related front: Cleveland has fired defensive coordinator Ray Horton and will replace him for 2017 with Gregg Williams, most recently of the Rams and most famous for his role in the Saints' Bountygate scandal. Kill the head, as Williams himself once said, and maybe the body will stop allowing 392.4 yards per game. Less

Source: various

Jan
8

McNair says O'Brien will be back

After Houston's win over a depleted Oakland team on Saturday, odds were good that head coach Bill O'Brien would be back to start the 2017 season -- and now owner BobMore McNair has made it all but official. Per the Houston Chronicle, McNair had this to say in response to the rumor that O'Brien's job is on the line this postseason: "There's nothing to it. I got a chuckle out of it. I'm not going to fire him. We're already talking about next year." Less

Source: Houston Chronicle

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