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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. SD - RB Melvin Gordon will be ready
2. PIT - Le'Veon Bell denies drug test rumor
3. NYJ - New York won't wait forever on QB
4. BAL - WR Steve Smith day-to-day
5. LA - Jared Goff gaining comfort
6. DAL - Ezekiel Elliott pushed into starting role
7. BUF - RB LeSean McCoy to be limited in camp
8. NYG - WR Victor Cruz doing solo work again
9. MIA - WR DeVante Parker returns
10. TEN - Tajae Sharpe passes Green-Beckham
11. BUF - QB Tyrod Taylor impresses with accuracy
12. BUF - QB EJ Manuel has difficulty with deep ball
13. BUF - RB Karlos Williams not masking injury
14. BAL - Three BAL RBs up for just one spot?
15. SD - WR Keenan Allen consistent in practice
16. SD - RB Danny Woodhead has ankle sprain
17. DEN - OLB Von Miller doesn't want to sit out
18. DEN - Devontae Booker impressing
19. BAL - WR Mike Wallace turning heads in spring
20. BAL - No minicamp for QB Joe Flacco
21. GB - WR Jeff Janis returning kicks
22. CIN - WR James Wright takes part in drills
23. NYJ - WR Kenbrell Thompkins excused from practice
24. SD - WR Travis Benjamin absent Wednesday
25. SD - RB Branden Oliver looking good
26. PIT - PK Shaun Suisham expected to kick soon
27. BUF - WR Robert Woods has had solid offseason
28. NYJ - Could add quarterback
29. NYJ - CB Darrelle Revis doing some work

1. SD - RB Melvin Gordon will be ready

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

San Diego Chargers RB Melvin Gordon (knee) said he is confident in his knee and in his game. He added that when it's time to buckle up and get ready for training camp then he'll be ready.

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Melvin Gordon underwent microfracture surgery on his knee in January, and it doesn't give us the warm and fuzzies that he is coming off surgery. We'd like to see him now, but camp will have to do. If he is able to go, we're predicting him to fall just shy of the 1,000 yard mark in our projections, and his ADP is RB26 in drafts right now.

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2. PIT - Le'Veon Bell denies drug test rumor

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell addressed rumors that he missed a drug test, which would result in a failed test result. 'I haven't missed any drug tests, failed any drug tests. I am fine,' Bell said Tuesday, June 14.

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The rumor was generated by a radio host known for his wild rumors, so we wouldn't be shocked to see this thing was untrue. If you are a Bell owner, though, get Deangelo Williams. That is a necessary handcuff due to Bell's recent injury and suspension history.

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3. NYJ - New York won't wait forever on QB

Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's (Jets) impasse with the New York Jets does have an expiration date, according to head coach Todd Bowles. Bowles said the Jets will rely on QB Geno Smith to be their starter if Fitzpatrick's contract is not worked out by a certain time. Bowles didn't say when exactly that time would be, but he indicated that it wouldn't be preseason. Fitzpatrick would start if/when he does re-sign, though.

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More pressure on Fitzpatrick to fold. A lot of Jets fans are losing their minds over the thought of Geno Smith starting, but so far reports on him have been glowing. And let's also consider that this is the best receiver tandem he has worked with by far (Eric Decker was wildly out of place as a WR1 in 2014) and Chan Gailey's offense should be a good fit. On top of all that, the opening schedule is so brutal they might as well trot Fireman Ed out there—at least when he gets killed they will still have a full roster. The schedule, even more than Smith's history, is why we are not bullish on whomever is QB1 for the Jets. Smith is no safer than a low-end QB3 and Fitzpatrick would likely be about the same thing.

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4. BAL - WR Steve Smith day-to-day

Source: WNST

Baltimore Ravens WR Steve Smith (Achilles') said he is day-to-day and is being smart with his rehabilitation. He is not concerned with playing the preseason if it does not happen.

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He shouldn't be, and the team and fans shouldn't be either. At 4,000 years old (or 37), Smith is clearly on the downside of a nice career. He had a great season last year before his injury, but it's hard to comfortably predict a 37-year old receiver is going to pick up where he left off after an Achilles injury. We have him as a WR4 or WR5 right now, though that could climb. At this point you're hoping to get him at value (his ADP is currently 113 overall and he's WR46) and then see him recapture some of the 2015 magic.

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5. LA - Jared Goff gaining comfort

Source: TheRams.com - Myles Simmons

Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff looked good in drills with the first-team offense in practice Tuesday, June 14, and he has gained more of a level of comfort as he has progressed during offseason workouts. One are area in which he has improved is with the speed of the game, in which he admitted is a lot different than in college. Goff said he's been able to successfully slow the game down of late. He's also come a long way in deciphering what the defense is showing him.

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Let's slow our roll before we go hog wild over a guy in shorts without pads. It's good he seems comfortable with the playbook—but expected since he was the most pro-ready of the 2016 quarterback class—but we need to see him react under pressure. As of now we still see him as a decent QB3, and that's pretty much it.

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6. DAL - Ezekiel Elliott pushed into starting role

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Charean Williams

Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott took all the first-team repetitions in practice Tuesday, June 14, with RB Darren McFadden (elbow) out with a fractured elbow for two months. Elliott will remain the starting running back for all intents and purposes. 'I think it's going to be real big for him, really beneficial, because now he's forced to go in and do it,' running backs coach Gary Brown said of Elliott getting more first-team snaps. 'He's forced to go in there to perform and perform at a high level. He can't rest on his leader maybe helping him a little bit. He has to rest on himself. So it's going to be a good thing.' Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan called Elliott 'a full-package running back.'

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We expected this anyway, it was just sped along due to a millionaire not letting his cell phone hit the floor. If only McFadden had a "burner" phone like Jax Teller. Elliott will have a steep learning curve but we expect him to excel behind this offensive line. He's an RB1 easily this season.

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7. BUF - RB LeSean McCoy to be limited in camp

Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Buffalo Bills RB LeSean McCoy (ankle) is expected to have his touches limited in training camp next month, according to running backs coach Anthony Lynn. McCoy also said not to expect McCoy in for more than one or two drives in preseason games.

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They'll be careful with him. We hate that he's already banged up but he's already on the mend so we're not really worried much. We see him as a solid RB2, but we do have concerns. Limiting his load in August should help allay those fears.

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8. NYG - WR Victor Cruz doing solo work again

Source: New York Daily News - Ralph Vacchiano

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz (calf, knee) is doing individual drills again Wednesday, June 15.

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We're cautiously excited here as that is two days in a row! The Giants had no help for Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr (who normally didn't need it anyway) in 2015, so getting Cruz back has potential. That said, he's older and a knee injury might have robbed him of some of the burst and speed. Be cautious with expectations here because he's likely not the same and, three years removed from his last big season, may be well past his prime. If anything, take him late as depth.

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9. MIA - WR DeVante Parker returns

Source: The Miami Herald - Adam H. Beasley

Miami Dolphins WR DeVante Parker (foot) returned to practice Wednesday, June 15.

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Parker could be poised for a breakout season as he moves to the X-spot in the offense, a place that is highly productive in Adam Gase's world. We're currently seeing his ADP at 57 (WR27) overall, and think that could climb. He's tracking as a WR3 and has the upside for more in this system.

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10. TEN - Tajae Sharpe passes Green-Beckham

Source: ESPN.com - Paul Kuharsky

Tennessee Titans WR Tajae Sharpe has passed WR Dorial Green-Beckham and WR Justin Hunter on the depth chart as Sharpe worked with the first-team in practice Tuesday, June 14.

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Sharpe has been—dare we say it?—SHARP so far. There's a lot of football to go before the roster is set and this could be a way to fire up Green-Beckham, but if he jumps the second-year receiver, Sharpe could end up a solid WR4 with upside.

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11. BUF - QB Tyrod Taylor impresses with accuracy

Source: WKBW.com - Joe Buscaglia

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor was impressive with his accuracy in practice Tuesday, June 14, working the ball into the hands of his receivers with a very small window.

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Taylor is working hard, which is one of the reasons why the team is starting to talk extension again. That, and the struggles of the backups. Taylor should be a low-end QB2 or a solid QB3. With the amount of running this team might do, not all the staff is terribly comfortable with Taylor's potential production.

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12. BUF - QB EJ Manuel has difficulty with deep ball

Source: WKBW.com - Joe Buscaglia

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel continued to have problems hitting the deep targets in stride during practice Tuesday, June 14.

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Manuel has to be one of the worst picks in Buffalo Bills history. Maybe Buffalo history, if you include the Sabres, a hockey team we're pretty sure would have passed on Manuel in round one of the 2013 NFL draft. If Cardale Jones figures out the playbook, Manuel could be gone.

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13. BUF - RB Karlos Williams not masking injury

Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Updating previous reports, Buffalo Bills RB Karlos Williams said he isn't dealing with an injury, and he developed bad eating habits with his pregnant fiance this offseason. 'I like to eat and then her being pregnant gave me an excuse to eat, so eating anything and everything,' Williams said. 'She's getting back to working out herself, so kind of motivating each other, feed off each other's energy, and we're getting ready for camp.'

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Ah, the old "my pregnant wife made me eat badly" excuse. We've actually seen a fair amount of backs add on too much weight after the first year or two, so this isn't a surprise. However, with LeSean McCoy already nursing an injury, the Bills need Williams on point. He could be a solid RB2 if McCoy gets hurt, otherwise he will only contribute as an RB3. Unless the weight won't come off in which case he could slip behind rookie Jonathan Williams--a favorite RB of ours from this draft class.

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14. BAL - Three BAL RBs up for just one spot?

Source: The Baltimore Sun - Jeff Zrebiec

Baltimore Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro might be competing with RB Terrance West and RB Trent Richardson for the No. 4 spot on the depth chart behind RBs Justin Forsett, Javorius Allen and Kenneth Dixon.

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We think Taliaferro will be fine, as West hasn't impressed so far in his career and Trent Richardson is Trent Richardson. No matter what, this isn't the relevant part of the backfield battle. Forsett and Allen holding off Dixon is the part you want to watch. We lean towards Forsett, but Dixon isn't far behind. No matter what, right now there is little clarity and if you have to draft today, we'd say none of them are better than an RB4 because of it, though we expect Forsett or Dixon to take the lead and then put up RB3 numbers at the very worst.

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15. SD - WR Keenan Allen consistent in practice

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen showed his precision and good hands at minicamp Wednesday, June 15, according to The San Diego Tribune's Tom Krasovic.

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Allen lost part of the 2015 season to a lacerated kidney, but was tremendous in the first half of the season. We see a healthy Allen as a great WR2 with upside this year.

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16. SD - RB Danny Woodhead has ankle sprain

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers RB Danny Woodhead (ankle) suffered a sprained ankle in practice Wednesday, June 15.

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A sprain is OK, though we hope he can get it right before camp as those things can linger a bit. Woodhead has a good chance to put up RB3 numbers in a standard league and perhaps low-end RB2 numbers in a PPR league.

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17. DEN - OLB Von Miller doesn't want to sit out

Source: The Denver Post - Nicki Jhabvala

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller said he does not want to sit out the 2016 season to wait for a long-term extension. Miller said he and the Broncos still have a month to negotiate that long-term deal and he would like to remain with Denver for the rest of his career.

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Fully guaranteed money seem to be the hold-up for this deal. We'll see if the two sides can find a middle ground. This defense would be hurt - though likely not devastated - if Miller sat out.

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18. DEN - Devontae Booker impressing

Source: The Denver Post - Cameron Wolfe

Denver Broncos rookie RB Devontae Booker has impressed running backs coach Eric Studesville from his pass protection to picking up the offensive scheme.

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C.J. Anderson got paid, so we expect him to get the bulk of the carries and do think an RBBC is unlikely. That said, Booker could be a good handcuff in case Anderson gets hurt or starts to slip. Pass-protection is the bugaboo for rookie backs, and if he can lick that, he could see some time. We don't expect more than RB4 numbers as of now, but that could change this summer if this keeps up.

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19. BAL - WR Mike Wallace turning heads in spring

Source: The Baltimore Sun - Jeff Zrebiec

Baltimore Ravens WR Mike Wallace impressive team officials with his effort level during organized team activities (OTAs), and he is expected to see plenty of chances this summer with WR Steve Smith (Achilles') still rehabbing his injury and WR Breshad Perriman (knee) nursing an injury.

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We feel like every time Wallace is with a new team, we get some variation on this headline. Admittedly he's a better fit in Baltimore than in Minnesota and with Breshard Perriman recovering from injury, could be the deep guy for the offense. We see him as a WR4 but with upside. Again though, buyer beware as he has been hyped before and fallen short.

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20. BAL - No minicamp for QB Joe Flacco

Source: The Baltimore Sun - Jeff Zrebiec

Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco (knee) is expected to be absent for the team's three-day mandatory minicamp as he continues to rehab his knee injury.

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They'll let that go, as Flacco already has all the nuances of the offense down. Plus, they need him healthy for the season. Flacco never kills it in fantasy, something we see continuing this year, so our expectations are pretty mellow—a low end QB2 or a great QB3.

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21. GB - WR Jeff Janis returning kicks

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette - Ryan Wood

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis has been receiving first-team repetitions with the kickoff return team. That could change when WR Ty Montgomery (ankle) returns, but Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette doesn't believe it will.

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Janis has the measurables but just can get the most out of his talent. The Packers are clearly trying to find a role for him as he figures it out but he's got to be running short on chances with head coach Mike McCarthy. As it stands, he won't be on any but the deepest rosters.

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22. CIN - WR James Wright takes part in drills

Source: Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson

Cincinnati Bengals WR James Wright (knee) participated in individual drills during practice Wednesday, June 15. He has missed nearly two seasons because of microfracture surgery and is not sure if he will be ready for the start of training camp.

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It's hard to imagine Wright having much of an impact but we wish him well. It would be a great story if he could stick and have a good season. With AJ Green and seasoned vets like Brandon LaFell and Brandon Tate, Wright has a lot of competition for snaps and we aren't putting him on our rosters.

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23. NYJ - WR Kenbrell Thompkins excused from practice

Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

New York Jets WR Kenbrell Thompkins was excused from practice Wednesday, June 15, because of an undisclosed reason.

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If it isn't Brandon Marshall or Eric Decker, we're not all that concerned. The offense is already a big question mark, given the quarterback issues and the schedule, so while Thompkins is intriguing, we're not on board with him on our roster.

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24. SD - WR Travis Benjamin absent Wednesday

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

San Diego Chargers WR Travis Benjamin (undisclosed) did not participate in any drills at minicamp Wednesday, June 15.

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Benjamin had a solid season with the Browns last year, but not solid enough for them to hang on to him. He could find some room to work opposite Keenan Allen, and be very productive. Right now we see him as a WR4, but there's potential for more.

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25. SD - RB Branden Oliver looking good

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

San Diego Chargers RB Branden Oliver (toe) practiced the way he played before his toe injury Wednesday, June 15, according to The San Diego Tribune's Tom Krasovic.

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Oliver has done a good job when he needed to step up and he could push Melvin Gordon for time if the latter is too slow in recovering from surgery. As of now he's not worth a roster spot, but keep an eye on him if anything goes sideways in Gordon's recovery.

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26. PIT - PK Shaun Suisham expected to kick soon

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Pittsburgh Steelers PK Shaun Suisham (knee) is expected to able to kick before the start of training camp, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

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Mark it down—CHAMPIONSHIP. We like Suisham, by the way, but you shouldn't draft a kicker earlier than the last two rounds anyway.

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27. BUF - WR Robert Woods has had solid offseason

Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Buffalo Bills WR Robert Woods has performed well during offseason workouts, and wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal said Woods has been impressive in his route running. He has been explosive off the line, quick in and out of breaks and acrobatic while going for passes in the air, according to BuffaloBills.com's Chris Brown.

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Aside from a fight at a recent practice, Woods has done what he needs to do to hold onto his job. That said, he needs to stay in control and he has to show consistency in an actual game. That explosion and the crisp breaks aren't there in games. Until we see they are, we're not interested in him as more than a WR6.

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28. NYJ - Could add quarterback

Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

If free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) does not re-sign with the New York Jets then head coach Todd Bowles said they might add a veteran quarterback.

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That crash you heard was Bryce Petty dropping his lunch tray in the cafeteria, probably because there was a fly in his pudding but also because if the team pulls in a veteran, Petty is likely the odd man out. Hackenberg is too valuable to risk getting snagged on the way to the practice squad, and Geno Smith would start. There's no way the Jets burn four roster spots on the position so Petty could be in trouble if he can't show improvement this summer.

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29. NYJ - CB Darrelle Revis doing some work

Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis (wrist) is participating in positional drills Wednesday, June 15.

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Revis is on the downward slide of his career but he remains very good. What might be a bigger deal is how things go with Buster Skrine on the other side of the field. Even at 50 percent optimum Revis, most teams will shy away from him, especially if Skrine falters.

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That'll do it for today, Folks. Thanks for reading and thanks for being a part of Footballguys. We appreciate you sharing a few minutes with us today and we'll see you tomorrow with the Update.

Peace,

J