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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. SEA - WR Percy Harvin to have hip surgery
2. GB - RB Eddie Lacy not worried about weight
3. DAL - QB Tony Romo will not practice
4. DAL - RB Lance Dunbar gets praise
5. NE - WR Danny Amendola impressing
6. PIT - Le'Veon Bell works with first team
7. CAR - Expect QB Cam Newton to improve
8. DAL - WR Dez Bryant fine
9. SF - WR Quinton Patton has broken finger
10. MIN - RB Adrian Peterson plans to break rushing record
11. PHI - Offense might be slowed
12. HOU - Not worried about RB Arian Foster
13. TEN - RB Chris Johnson figures to be busy
14. SEA - No surgery for WR Sidney Rice
15. OAK - Three don't practice
16. OAK - QB Matt Flynn looking good in camp
17. WAS - Trent Williams has sprained wrist
18. BUF - DE Mario Williams getting second opinion on foot
19. DET - DT Jason Jones returns to practice
20. NE - WR Aaron Dobson misses practices
21. CAR - RB Jonathan Stewart, ILB Jon Beason held out
22. HOU - S Ed Reed not 100 percent
23. NYG - RB Henry Hynoski hopes to be ready for Week 1
24. NYG - WR Hakeem Nicks participating in drills
25. SF - WR A.J. Jenkins leaves practice
26. WAS - Robert Griffin to wear knee brace
27. IND - RB Ahmad Bradshaw plans to return soon
28. IND - HC praises WR T.Y. Hilton
29. WAS - WR Aldrick Robinson needs more improvement
30. WAS - WR Devery Henderson has lost a step
31. ATL - WR Roddy White works with one of the best
32. GB - RB Eddie Lacy impresses
33. WAS - WR Pierre Garcon impressing
34. BUF - QB talking up WR Robert Woods
35. JAX - RB Denard Robinson working in Wildcat
36. WAS - More on CB DeAngelo Hall
37. WAS - OLB Brian Orakpo looks good in practice

SEA - WR Percy Harvin to have hip surgery

Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin (hip) posted on his official Twitter account Tuesday, July 30, that he requires surgery for his hip. The estimated recovery time is three to four months, according to a source close to Harvin. He could still end up on short-term Injured Reserve, and return at some point this season.

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Bad news for Harvin and the Seahawks. It's not totally unexpected although we'd been holding out hope he'd be able to avoid surgery. Tough Break.

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GB - RB Eddie Lacy not worried about weight

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette - Rob Demovsky

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy didn't reveal his exact weight, but he said his coaches have had no problem with his weight or conditioning during training camp after a picture was released Monday, July 29, that made him look bigger than normal and out of shape. 'I'm at a weight where I'm comfortable at and the coaching staff feels as though they're comfortable where I'm at,' Lacy said. 'So as far as that's concerned, we're all on the same page.'

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Lacy is a big back but that picture floating around from training camp was the polar opposite of Glamour Shots. Fantasy owners should overreact to the picture. We still see him as a RB3 option with upside in 2013. His current ADP is RB28 and he's coming off the board at 5.05 in 12 team PPR leagues.

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DAL - QB Tony Romo will not practice

Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) will get the day off from practice Tuesday, July 30.

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This is all part of the Cowboys' plan with their veteran QB. They'll schedule him for some rest as he recovers from offseason surgery to remove a cyst from his back. We may see Romo in for a series as the team opens up their preseason schedule next week at the Hall of Fame game.

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DAL - RB Lance Dunbar gets praise

Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Dallas Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar got praise from head coach Jason Garrett. 'He gets better every single day and it really goes to the kind of young man he is, how important it is to him,' Garrett said. 'He just works at it, and he has great juice, got a bounce in his step all the time, has a smile on his face. He loves to play football.'

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Dunbar is competing to be the team's primary backup behind Demarco Murray. We've heard praise for Dunbar and Phillip Tanner this offseason. Some feel rookie RB Joseph Randle (Oklahoma State) has fallen behind those two in the pecking order. Identifying the backup is crucial as Murray is known to have durability woes.

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NE - WR Danny Amendola impressing

Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola has proven to clearly be the most polished receiver on the field. If he can remain healthy, he should catch 100 balls this season. 'He's a very good receiver,' coach Bill Belichick said. 'He can play outside, play inside. He can run after the catch, has returned kicks. Has good ball skills. Good concentration. Tough kid. We're excited to have him and we'll see how it all fits together. I know the quarterbacks are gaining a lot of confidence in his route-running and catching ability.'

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Amendola has big shoes to fill as he's the replacement for Wes Welker (Broncos) in the Patrtios passing game this year. Durability is the only concern with Amendola and if healthy he could finish the year as a top 15 WR in PPR leagues.

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PIT - Le'Veon Bell works with first team

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell was the running back with the first-team offense for four of its five snaps in team drills to end practice Monday, July 29. Bell carried three times.

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Bell is competing with Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer to be the starting RB this year. He's expected to win the job and could get a heavy workload. Bell gained 921 yards after contact in 2012, most among players from AQ schools. He gained over 50 percent of his yards after contact and averaged 2.4 yards after contact per rush. Bell is a big back who is difficult to bring down when he builds a head of steam.

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CAR - Expect QB Cam Newton to improve

Source: The Associated Press

The Carolina Panthers expect QB Cam Newton to improve in his third season, although they aren't ready to approach a contract extension with him. 'He's really physically gifted obviously,' general manager Dave Gettleman said. 'He's gotten better and he keeps improving. What you're looking for is ascension, and he consistently does it. He's had a good training camp. It's a maturation process.' Newton threw two interceptions in practice Tuesday, July 30, but he's been impressive in camp other than that.

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Newton finished strong last year after a poor start in the first seven games of 2012. In the team's final nine games he threw 14 TD passes with only four interceptions. We'll see if he can carry that momentum over into this season.

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DAL - WR Dez Bryant fine

Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (hip) didn't need an MRI exam for his sore hip, and the team is saying his injury is not serious.

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Great news for the Cowboys here. Bryant has matured on and off the field and is now playing up to his enormous potential as a pro. If healthy it wouldn't surprise us to see Bryant finish as the number one WR in all of fantasy football.

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SF - WR Quinton Patton has broken finger

Source: Sacramento Bee - Matt Barrows

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers WR Quinton Patton (finger) remains in a non-contact jersey due to a broken finger.

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Patton is competing for the WR2 job opposite Anquan Boldin. This injury will put him behind in that competition. Patton's a player that is best left undrafted in re-draft leagues unless he gets healthy and has an outstanding preseason.

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MIN - RB Adrian Peterson plans to break rushing record

Source: ESPN.com

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is looking to break former Dallas Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith's career rushing record, and he said he expects to break the record in 2017. Peterson's goal is to reach 2,500 yards this season after finishing with 2,097 yards last year. Peterson said he expects to surpass Smith's 18,355 total career yards in Week 16 of 2017. Peterson is currently at 8,849 yards for his career.

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It would be crazy to go back-to-back 2,000 yard rushing seasons. If there's anyone who could do it, that's Peterson.

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PHI - Offense might be slowed

Source: ESPN.com

The NFL might slow down Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense this year based on rule restrictions. 'We have to make sure teams understand that they don't control the tempo, our officials do,' NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said. 'We're going through our normal ball mechanics, we aren't going to rush (unless) it's in the two-minute drill.' Kelly prefers to run a play every 12 seconds, and his team at Oregon ran 82.8 players per game last season.

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We'll see if the Eagles can go full throttle in 2013. Several teams are going to use tempo to their advantage this season. The Bills, Patriots, and Broncos have all emphasized playing with a faster pace in training camp.

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HOU - Not worried about RB Arian Foster

Source: ESPN.com

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith is not worried that RB Arian Foster's (calf) injury will linger into the regular season. 'We want to make sure that he is totally 100 percent ready. So he's very close,' Smith said. 'We are just making sure that he is ready to go when we let him loose. We are being cautious and taking that slowly, but I have no worries that that is going to be something that he is going to have to deal with.'

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Foster had durability concerns coming out of Tennesee adn the team is being cautious with their superstar RB as he comes back from this calf injury. The team placed Foster on the Physically Unable to Perform list as a precaution.

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TEN - RB Chris Johnson figures to be busy

Source: The Tennessean - David Climer

Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson figures to be busy this season, even if he loses some carries to RB Shonn Greene in short-yardage situations. 'I never really get any short-yardage plays, so it doesn't really matter,' Johnson said. Johnson has said his top priority of making the playoffs, and the last time the team did that, Johnson split carries with RB LenDale White. So Johnson is willing the share the load somewhat.

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We've seen this before from the Titans. Johnson will be the team's primary back but will lose short yardage and goalline touches to free agent addition Shonn Greene.

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SEA - No surgery for WR Sidney Rice

Source: ESPN - Ed Werder

Seattle Seahawks WR Sidney Rice (knee) will not be having surgery on his knee, and head coach Pete Carroll doesn't expect Rice to miss any preseason or regular season games this year.

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Rice is in Switzerland getting some mysterious treatment for his knee. The procedure is being called 'preventative' by Carroll. We'll see if Rice can get back to the states and get into the lineup for the team's first preseason game.

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OAK - Three don't practice

Source: The Associated Press

Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray (foot), WR Jacoby Ford (undisclosed) and OG Lucas Nix (undisclosed) were not taking part in practice Tuesday, July 30. WR Conner Vernon, DT Stacy McGee and OG Alex Parsons suffered undisclosed injuries during practice.

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Murray needs to get healthy if he wants to win the primary backup job behind Darren McFadden. It's an important spot to know for McFadden's fantasy owners as the veteran RB is known to miss plenty of playing time. McFadden has never played more than 13 games in a regular season. Murray is competing with veteran Rashad Jennings for the backup job.

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OAK - QB Matt Flynn looking good in camp

Source: The Associated Press

Oakland Raiders QB Matt Flynn has been the most impressive of all three quarterbacks in training camp so far, outplaying QBs Terrelle Pryor and Tyler Wilson. Flynn has started only two games in five seasons in the NFL. Flynn has taken the majority of first-ream repetitions and is earning the trust of teammates with his play. 'It's kind of playing out about like I expected. Matt Flynn has been pretty consistent,' head coach Dennis Allen said. 'Those guys are doing exactly what we want them to do, keep competing and keep playing. Don't worry about the depth chart, just keep getting better.'

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Flynn is trying to hold off Pryor and Wilson for the starting job. He's not that interesting as a fantasy option in 2013 even if he does win the spot.

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WAS - Trent Williams has sprained wrist

Source: CSNWashington.com - Tarik El-Bashir

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said OT Trent Williams (wrist) has a sprained wrist and is sore.

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Williams said his arm injury scare on Tuesday was nothing, and that he is fine. He may not miss any practice time with this minor injury.

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BUF - DE Mario Williams getting second opinion on foot

Source: ProFootballTalk.com

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) is getting a second opinion on his foot. It is not expected to be serious, but doctors have advised him to rest it.

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Mike Garafolo from Fox Sports is reporting the second opinion revealed no significant damage and that Williams will be fine. Most expect him to return to practice next week.

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DET - DT Jason Jones returns to practice

Source: The Oakland Press - Paula Pasche

Detroit Lions DL Jason Jones (knee) returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday, July 30.

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The Lions will see if Jones can work through this knee injury. He's in line to be a starter at DE opposite Willie Young. 2013 first-round pick Ziggy Ansah (BYU) will be in the mix as well.

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NE - WR Aaron Dobson misses practices

Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

New England Patriots WR Aaron Dobson (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Tuesday, July 30.

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Dobson (Marshall) was the team's second-round pick in 2013. He can't afford to miss much practice time. Dobson is set to be in the starting lineup opposite Danny Amendola. The rookie needs to get up to speed as quickly as possible in the Patriots complex passing game.

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CAR - RB Jonathan Stewart, ILB Jon Beason held out

Source: The Associated Press

Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (ankles) and LB Jon Beason (knee) missed practice again Tuesday, July 30.

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Beason is coming off microfracture surgery to repair his right knee. He is expected to miss most of training camp but is targeting a return by week one of the regular season. Stewart's recovery is a bit more cloudy. According to reports his left ankle is fine but his right ankle still needs more time to heal. He's on the active/PUP list and can be activated when he's ready. In the meantime we'll see DeAngelo Williams as the lead back.

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HOU - S Ed Reed not 100 percent

Source: The Associated Press

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans FS Ed Reed (hip) said he still has 'tightness and soreness' constantly in his hip and isn't to the point where he can run at 100 percent. He's been doing rehab activities such as pulling a sled, backpedaling and working on starting and stopping. 'I'm opening the hip up and stuff like that, but at some point it kind of grabs,' he said. 'So I've just got to get that scar tissue out and that edema out and everything. Once that that subsides, I can have a better timeline.' The team isn't worried if Reed will need to miss preseason games.

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No surprise here. Reed may miss most of the preseason so the team can have him ready for the regular season opener. There's no guarantee that Reed will even be ready by that time either.

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NYG - RB Henry Hynoski hopes to be ready for Week 1

Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Mike Mazzeo

New York Giants FB Henry Hynoski (knee) said he is going to do everything he can to be ready to play in Week 1. 'I'm gonna do everything in my power to get back for the first game -- that's my goal, that's my intention,' Hynoski said Tuesday. 'But ultimately that decision is not up to me. I just want to get back to playing football at the earliest possible date. Everything's going well in my rehab, making advances and strides every day, and I'm just excited with my progress and I know the trainers are happy where I'm at too.'

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The Giants were considering Vonta Leach (Ravens) when he was on the open market in case Hynoski was behind schedule. We'll see Hynoski blastin open holes for David Wilson and Andre Brown in 2013.

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NYG - WR Hakeem Nicks participating in drills

Source: New York Post - Paul Schwartz

New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (groin) was in pads and taking part in individual drills Tuesday, July 30.

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Nicks is going to be eased back into practice as he comes back from this groin injury. If healthy he could finish the year as a top 15 fantasy WR. The Newark Star-Ledger is reporting head coach Tom Coughlin 'seems to be irritated' with Nicks' limited participation in practice. No Werther's Original for Nicks until he's practicing full time.

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SF - WR A.J. Jenkins leaves practice

Source: The Mercury News - Cam Inman

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins (hamstring) left practice early to tend to a right hamstring issue, which does not appear to be serious.

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The injury is not serious but it could put Jenkins behind in the competition for the WR2 job opposite Anquan Boldin. Jenkins was the team's first-round pick in 2012 but failed to record a catch as a rookie. Our very own Cecil Lammey watched Jenkins during the week of practice for the 2012 Shrine Game and thought Jenkins would make a nice sixth-round pick. He was clearly overdrafted and could be a bust if he doesn't start to produce as a pro.

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WAS - Robert Griffin to wear knee brace

Source: ESPN.com

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (knee) will wear a knee brace the entire season, but he said he doesn't expect it to restrict him when he plays. His knee has been feeling so good that often times he'll forget to put the brace on. 'I don't worry about my leg anymore, I just play football, and that's a sign that you're getting ready,' he said.

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Griffin could wear the brace for the rest of his career, too, but he'll decide on if he'll use it further after this season. He's been held out of 11-on-11 drills in the first few days of training camp as a precaution.

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IND - RB Ahmad Bradshaw plans to return soon

Source: Colts.com - Kevin Bowen

Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) said Tuesday, July 30, that he expects to be back in a couple of weeks. As a veteran, he said he doesn't necessarily need preseason reps to get ready for the regular season.

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We agree that Bradshaw doesn't need (and shouldn't get) a ton of reps in the preseason. However, it would make fantasy owners feel better if he could get on the field and show that he's healthy enough to be the lead back.

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IND - HC praises WR T.Y. Hilton

Source: Colts.com - Kevin Bowen

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has been impressive the work of WR T.Y. Hilton so far during training camp. 'That guy's a freak. I'd hate to be the guy on the opposite side of the ball (of Hilton). He just keeps growing. He's put so much time in, not only in the weight room, but in the classroom. Really impressed with his start and where he's going,' Pagano said Tuesday, July 30.

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It will be interesting to see how Hilton fits in this year. The second-year pro is known for his downfield speed and ball tracking ability. However, the new Pep Hamilton system is a short passing West Coast offense.

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WAS - WR Aldrick Robinson needs more improvement

Source: Fredericksburg.com - Zac Boyer

Washington Redskins WR Aldrick Robinson was kept around on the roster last season for his speed. However, entering his third year with the team, he will have to do more if he wants to continue to develop and stay in the league. So far during training camp, he has shown some improvement by making tough grabs.

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Robinson is an incredibly fast receiver who can get downfield in a hurry. He needs to be more consistent with his route running and concentration if he's to play up to his potential.

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WAS - WR Devery Henderson has lost a step

Source: Fredericksburg.com - Zac Boyer

Washington Redskins WR Devery Henderson doesn't appear to have much speed left, as he tries to hook on with the team in training camp and the preseason. In practice Tuesday, July 30, he loafed on a short crossing route midway through teams drills and a cornerback stepped in and intercepted the pass.

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During his pro career Henderson has been able to make plays because of his speed. If he's lost that then his value as a WR is gone. Henderson is on the roster bubble and is not a lock to make the Redskins 53-man roster.

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ATL - WR Roddy White works with one of the best

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White worked out with Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald during the offseason. 'Any time you get around guys like that around the NFL that you want to compete with and that you want to show them what you can do, they push you to the limit and you get out here and get ready to go,' White said.

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White will continue being a top 10 fantasy WR in 2013. Fitzgerald is trying to get back to that level after a disappointing 2012 that saw him finish the year as the 42nd best fantasy receiver.

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GB - RB Eddie Lacy impresses

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Silverstein

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy had his best run of camp Tuesday, July 30, in which he bulled through the middle and carried some tacklers downfield.

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The Packers haven't had a 100-yard rusher in a single game since 2010 (Brandon Jackson). That should change with Lacy as the starting RB in 2013. Lacy is a downhill runner with 64.7 percent of his rushes coming between the tackles in college. Lacy averaged 7.6 yards per carry on such running plays with about one in every four attempts going for at least 10 yards.

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WAS - WR Pierre Garcon impressing

Source: Fredericksburg.com - Zac Boyer

Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon has been the most reliable receiver in camp thus far.

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Garcon wasn't healthy for that much time last year. Getting him back at full strength and on the field is a huge boost for the Redskins passing game. His current ADP is WR22 and he's coming off the board at 6.02 in 12 team PPR leagues.

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BUF - QB talking up WR Robert Woods

Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Buffalo Bills QB Kevin Kolb has been praising rookie WR Robert Woods. Kolb says Woods has been impressive, including his route running patience and savvy. 'Stud. I mean, legitimately a stud,' Kolb said Monday, July 29. 'I've bragged on him a lot in the last two days and really through camp.'

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Kolb has been talking up Woods for good reason. The rookie out of USC is a fantastic route runner and has strong hands. Woods has the concentration to make difficult catches seem routine and knows how to find soft spots to get open. He's competing for the starting job opposite Stevie Johnson.

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JAX - RB Denard Robinson working in Wildcat

Source: The Florida Times-Union - Vito Stellino

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Denard Robinson was used on three Wildcat plays in practice Monday, July 29. Robinson ran the ball once, handed off to RB Maurice Jones-Drew another time, and completed a pass to WR Mike X. Brown the other time. Robinson reportedly struggled with the Wildcat during organized team activities (OTAs), but head coach Gus Bradley thinks Robinson has the potential to run the trick play. 'We did it in OTAs and a couple of times he ran the ball and fumbled the ball and he didn't know how to pitch,' Bradley said. 'We're not going to give up on that. (Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch)'s philosophy is to get it in the playmaker's hands and we want to see if he's a playmaker and the threat he can give us.'

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Robinson is listed on the depth chart as an OW (offensive weapon) and we could see him line up in multiple spots this year. He can play RB, WR, or Wildcat QB. It will be interesting to see if the Jaguars will be creative enough to get him the ball in many different ways in 2013.

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WAS - More on CB DeAngelo Hall

Source: New York Post - Bart Hubbuch

Washington Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall (ankle) has what he is calling “not quite” a high ankle sprain, and said it may take several weeks for him to recover.

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Well that elevated quickly. Initial reports had Hall missing only a few days as his leg injury was examined. Now it sounds like he could be out for much longer than that. High ankle sprains (even of the 'not quite' variety) are known to linger if not given proper time to heal. The team should be very cautious with the veteran as he works his way back.

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WAS - OLB Brian Orakpo looks good in practice

Source: New York Post - Bart Hubbuch

Washington Redskins LB Brian Orakpo looks good in practice, with no apparent carryover from the pectoral tear he suffered in 2012.

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Good news for the Redskins here. Orakpo will help boost a pass rush that just lost DE Adam Carriker (quadriceps) for (most likely) the season. The Redskins are wanting to lock up Orakpo with a new long-term deal before he hits free agency in 2014.

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That'll do it for today, Folks. Thanks for reading and thanks for being a part of what we're doing at Footballguys. It's an honor to share the season with you.

Have a great Wednesday and we'll see you tomorrow with the update.

Peace,

J