Fantasy Football News - dampsfootball.com http://www.dampsfootball.com dampsfootball.com provides NFL and Fantasy Football related News en-en 2014-07-31 15:29:47 Mike Wallace (hamstring) reportedly out a week Mike Wallace missed his second day of practice Thursday with a tweaked hamstring. The Miami Dolphins receiver will reportedly be out the rest of the week, meaning he'll miss a Saturday scrimmage. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7830 7830 2014-07-31 09:14:00 Schaub 'very impressive' in Raiders camp, per Streater Matt Schaub is a 33-year-old quarterback coming off a trainwreck of a season, but the early returns out of Oakland are positive. Is it a mirage? http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7831 7831 2014-07-31 09:14:00 Colts LG Donald Thomas re-tears quad muscle Indianapolis Colts left guard Donald Thomas re-tore his quad muscle and is likely out for the season. The offensive lineman was scheduled to provide assistance to the Colts' interior run game. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7827 7827 2014-07-31 08:33:00 Colts guard Donald Thomas re-tears quad muscle Indianapolis Colts left guard Donald Thomas re-tore his quad muscle and is likely out for the season. The offensive lineman was scheduled to provide assistance to the Colts' interior run game. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7828 7828 2014-07-31 08:33:00 Indianapolis Colts' Donald Thomas re-tears quadriceps Indianapolis Colts left guard Donald Thomas re-tore his quadriceps and is likely out for the season. The offensive lineman was scheduled to provide assistance to the Colts' interior run game. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7829 7829 2014-07-31 08:33:00 Bucs TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins picking things up quickly Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins missed most of the team's offseason work. However, NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah said the pass-catcher has "picked things up quickly" and the team is pumped about his progress. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7825 7825 2014-07-31 08:10:00 Austin Seferian-Jenkins picking things up quickly Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins missed most of the team's offseason work, but NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah said he's "picked things up quickly" and the team is pumped about his progress. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7826 7826 2014-07-31 08:10:00 Tony Romo knows he'll never be back to normal Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he feels at 100 percent after his second back operation, but also conceded he'll never be back to his old self. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7824 7824 2014-07-30 22:42:00 Why Charles Haley belongs in the Hall of Fame No player in Canton has more Super Bowl rings than Charles Haley. Chris Wesseling explains why the former 49ers and Cowboys pass rusher deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7822 7822 2014-07-30 20:27:00 Andy Dalton expects deal to get done with Bengals Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton believes a contract extension will get done sooner rather than later. The quarterback won't lose sleep if talks on the contract are tabled, either. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7820 7820 2014-07-30 19:41:00 Jim Leonhard says he has signed with Cleveland Browns Veteran safety Jim Leonhard tweeted Wednesday that he has signed a contract with the Browns. What can Leonhard offer coach Mike Pettine's defense? http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7817 7817 2014-07-30 18:22:00 Jim Leonhard signs with the Cleveland Browns Veteran safety Jim Leonhard tweeted Wednesday that he has signed a contract with the Browns. What can Leonhard offer coach Mike Pettine's defense? http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7819 7819 2014-07-30 18:22:00 Peterson on being highest paid CB: 'It was extremely important' Patrick Peterson is now the highest paid cornerback in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals' cornerback said that designation was an important goal. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7816 7816 2014-07-30 18:07:00 Patrick Peterson: I should be paid as best cornerback Patrick Peterson is now the highest paid cornerback in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals cornerback said that designation was an important goal. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7818 7818 2014-07-30 18:07:00 Fred Jackson signs one-year extension with Bills The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday that they have signed running back Fred Jackson to an extension. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport said the extension is for one year. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7814 7814 2014-07-30 16:21:00 Alex Smith: Contract talks will be tabled at some point Quarterback Alex Smith told reporters on Wednesday that contract talks with the Kansas City Chiefs will be put on hold at some stage to avoid "distractions" heading into the regular season. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7811 7811 2014-07-30 15:53:00 Alex Smith to table deal talks with Chiefs at some point Quarterback Alex Smith told reporters Wednesday that contract talks with the Kansas City Chiefs will be put on hold at some stage to avoid "distractions" heading into the regular season. Is time running out? http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7813 7813 2014-07-30 15:53:00 Alex Smith to table talks with Chiefs at some point Quarterback Alex Smith told reporters Wednesday that contract talks with the Kansas City Chiefs will be put on hold at some stage to avoid "distractions" heading into the regular season. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7815 7815 2014-07-30 15:53:00 Brown on Sanders: 'You don't throw your QB under the bus' Emmanuel Sanders recently said Peyton Manning is a "far better leader" than Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders' former teammate Antonio Brown took some exception to those comments. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7810 7810 2014-07-30 15:42:00 Antonio Brown slams Emmanuel Sanders' QB remark Emmanuel Sanders recently said Peyton Manning is a "far better leader" than Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders' former teammate Antonio Brown took some exception to those comments. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7812 7812 2014-07-30 15:42:00 Dez Bryant, Cowboys unlikely to reach new deal NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports Dez Bryant is unlikely to sign a new contract before the start of the 2014 season. What does Tyron Smith's new deal mean for Bryant's future with the Cowboys? http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7809 7809 2014-07-30 15:14:00 Brandon Marshall: Jay Cutler will be MVP in 2014 Bears receiver Brandon Marshall told NFL Media's Michael Irvin on Wednesday that quarterback Jay Cutler is on tap for an MVP season. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7806 7806 2014-07-30 14:22:00 Bills LB Nigel Bradham suspended for opening game Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham was suspended for the opening game of the 2014 season. The third-year pro was taking snaps in place of the injured Kiko Alonso. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7807 7807 2014-07-30 14:11:00 Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys strike 8-year, $98M deal The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with left tackle Tyron Smith on an eight-year, $96 million contract, reports NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7804 7804 2014-07-30 14:06:00 Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to multiyear deal Who is most responsible for the recent success in Green Bay? The argument starts with Aaron Rodgers, but reasonable minds in Green Bay could offer general manager Ted Thompson. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7805 7805 2014-07-30 14:06:00 Tyron Smith, Cowboys strike eight-year, $98M deal The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with left tackle Tyron Smith on an eight-year, $98-million contract, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7808 7808 2014-07-30 14:06:00 Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to multi-year deal Who is most responsible for the recent success in Green Bay? The argument starts with Aaron Rodgers, but reasonable minds in Green Bay could offer general manager Ted Thompson. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7821 7821 2014-07-30 14:06:00 Michael Irvin, Cris Carter named 2015 Pro Bowl captains Michael Irvin and Cris Carter were named 2015 Pro Bowl alumni captains. The NFL enters the second year using the draft format for selecting "unconferenced" teams. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7800 7800 2014-07-30 12:33:00 Michael Irvin, Cris Carter named Pro Bowl captains Michael Irvin and Cris Carter were named 2015 Pro Bowl alumni captains. The NFL enters the second year using the draft format for selecting "unconferenced" teams. http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7801 7801 2014-07-30 12:33:00 Texans' McNair responds to Raiders-San Antonio meeting One day after Raiders owner Mark Davis acknowledged that he met with San Antonio city officials, Texans owner Bob McNair is urging patience, saying: "We'll have to see what those options are as this plays out." http://dampsfootball.com/news/view/7802 7802 2014-07-30 12:33:00