Fantasy Football News - dampsfootball.com http://www.dampsfootball.com dampsfootball.com provides NFL and Fantasy Football related News en-en 2014-04-19 19:02:44 Saban: Peyton, Broncos offensive coordinator didn't break rules Peyton Manning's never-ending quest to hone his game and Nick Saban's desire to decipher fast-paced offenses led to a recent meeting that the Crimson Tide coach called mutually beneficial. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4865 4865 2014-04-19 09:08:00 Nick Saban: Peyton Manning, Adam Gase followed rules Peyton Manning's recent visit with Nick Saban is under scrutiny by the NFL because of the presence of Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase. The Alabama coach maintains they complied with the rules. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4866 4866 2014-04-19 09:08:00 Reggie Wayne to naysayers: 'You guys motivate me' On the way back from major knee surgery, Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne addressed his doubters on Friday, telling reporters: "It's you guys. You guys motivate me." http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4863 4863 2014-04-18 19:58:00 Five players ready for bigger roles: Offense Here's a quick look at five young players on offense ready for bigger roles in 2014. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4862 4862 2014-04-18 18:43:00 Cheers for RGIII's comeback; jeers for Bills relocation In the latest edition of the Around The League End Around, Dan Hanzus looks back on a week that included positive RGIII news, negative Aldon Smith news and odd ownership possibilities in Buffalo. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4860 4860 2014-04-18 17:10:00 Cheers for RGIII's knee; jeers for Bills relocation talk In the latest edition of Around The League's End Around, Dan Hanzus looks back on a week that included positive RGIII news, negative Aldon Smith news and odd ownership possibilities in Buffalo. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4861 4861 2014-04-18 17:10:00 Report: 49ers, Ravens plan to scrimmage prior to preseason Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers and John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens are reportedly planning practice together and scrimmage prior to their preseason matchup. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4858 4858 2014-04-18 14:18:00 Report: 49ers, Ravens to scrimmage prior to preseason Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers and John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens reportedly are planning to practice together and scrimmage prior to their preseason matchup. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4859 4859 2014-04-18 14:18:00 Saints, Robert Meachem strike one-year deal Robert Meachem still has a home in The Big Easy. The New Orleans Saints on Friday announced that they re-signed the seventh-year receiver to a one-year deal. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4856 4856 2014-04-18 12:24:00 Robert Meachem re-signs with New Orleans Saints Robert Meachem still has a home in The Big Easy. The New Orleans Saints on Friday announced that they re-signed the seventh-year receiver to a one-year deal. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4857 4857 2014-04-18 12:24:00 Did Ron Rivera dis Steve Smith with NASCAR analogy? It seems Panthers coach Ron Rivera recently used an obscure NASCAR reference to take an indirect shot at former Carolina wide receiver Steve Smith. It was subtle, but Rivera's message was clear. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4864 4864 2014-04-18 11:51:00 Rivera uses NASCAR analogy to indirectly diss Steve Smith Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera met with NASCAR crew chief Chad Knaus. One of the lessons Rivera picked up, he used to take an indirect shot at former receiver Steve Smith. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4854 4854 2014-04-18 11:51:00 Did Ron Rivera diss Steve Smith with NASCAR analogy? Panthers coach Ron Rivera used an obscure NASCAR reference to take an indirect shot at former Carolina wide receiver Steve Smith. It was subtle, but Rivera's message was clear. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4855 4855 2014-04-18 11:51:00 Fifth-year option tracker The new rookie wage scale adopted in 2011 requires that all rookies sign four-year contracts. For players taken in the first round, the team has the option to extend the contract for an extra season. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4853 4853 2014-04-18 11:32:00 Jets' Erik Decker: Excited for 'hungry' Chris Johnson The New York Jets receiver Eric Decker is "excited" the team added Chris Johnson this week. The wide out believes CJ2K's speed will bring an added element to the backfield. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4851 4851 2014-04-18 10:19:00 Jets' Eric Decker: Excited for 'hungry' Chris Johnson The New York Jets receiver Eric Decker is "excited" the team added running back Chris Johnson this week. The wide out believes CJ2K's speed will bring an added element to the backfield. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4852 4852 2014-04-18 10:19:00 Peyton Manning, Nick Saban swap knowledge Peyton Manning and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase visited Alabama coach Nick Saban to talk football. Find out why the quarterback wanted to meet with one of the best coaches in college football. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4850 4850 2014-04-18 09:16:00 Bengals new stadium lease permits international 'home' games The Cincinnati Bengals signed a new stadium lease this week. The deal would allow the team two play two international "home" games in a five-year period. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4848 4848 2014-04-18 08:25:00 Bengals' new lease permits international home games The Cincinnati Bengals signed a new stadium lease this week. The deal would allow the team two play two international "home" games in a five-year period. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4849 4849 2014-04-18 08:25:00 Roster Reset: Biggest remaining roster holes Free agency gave teams a golden opportunity to fix roster weak spots. Around The League looks at the squads that still have holes to fill, including the Carolina Panthers, in need of receivers for Cam Newton. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4847 4847 2014-04-17 22:26:00 Houston Texans pick up J.J. Watt's fifth-year option Houston keeps its star pass rusher in house through 2015. Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson, Ravens' Jimmy Smith and Chargers' Corey Liuget also have fifth-year options picked up. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4846 4846 2014-04-17 22:19:00 Early predictions on the NFL's top seeds in 2014 NFL Network's Dave Dameshek offers up his early predictions on the two teams that will snag top seeds in the NFL this season. Spoiler: The Broncos and Seahawks won't get them again. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4845 4845 2014-04-17 21:54:00 Suspension likely for San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Ian Rapoport reported on Thursday's "NFL Total Access" that the San Francsco 49ers do not plan to cut Aldon Smith, who has $3 million in guaranteed salary next season. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4842 4842 2014-04-17 21:17:00 Talks between 49ers, Colin Kaepernick put on hold NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reportes the San Francisco 49ers have tabled negotiations with quarterback Colin Kaepernick while police investigate an incident earlier this month at a Miami hotel. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4841 4841 2014-04-17 20:40:00 Niners table contract negotiations with Colin Kaepernick Ian Rapoport reportes the San Francisco 49ers have tabled negotiations with quarterback Colin Kaepernick while police investigate an incident earlier this month at a Miami hotel. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4843 4843 2014-04-17 20:40:00 Niners table contract talks with Colin Kaepernick Ian Rapoport reports the San Francisco 49ers have put negotiations with quarterback Colin Kaepernick on hold while police investigate an incident earlier this month at a Miami hotel. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4844 4844 2014-04-17 20:40:00 Draft buzz: Lions to trade up? Bucs, Cards want QB? Are the Lions preparing to trade up into the top five of next month's draft? And which two surprise teams might be thinking quarterback? Ian Rapoport has the answers. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4839 4839 2014-04-17 19:22:00 Four possible draft day trades Our "Mock Draft Weekly" experts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah picked the four trades they believe are most likely to happen come NFL Draft week. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4836 4836 2014-04-17 18:29:00 Barr to 49ers? Carr to Jags? Possible draft-day deals "Mock Draft Weekly" experts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah pick the four trades most likely to happen on May 8. Find out who might trade up and who's looking to trade down. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4837 4837 2014-04-17 18:29:00 Donovan McNabb serves one day in jail after DUI arrest Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released from an Arizona jail on Thursday after serving a one-day sentence related to a DUI arrest, according to The Associated Press. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/4834 4834 2014-04-17 18:18:00