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Hi Folks and welcome to Friday. And it's a big one as our 2016 version of the Footballguys Draft Dominator for iPhone and iPad is ready. The Android version is in the works. Plus we've got all new updated tools plus the News and Notes you need so let's get to it.

J

SITE NEWS

A. Footballguys Draft Dominator Mobile App Ready For IOS
It's here! The 2016 Footballguys Draft Dominator app is ready for your iPhone and iPad. It's brand new and loaded with tons of new features making it the ultimate drafting tool. Unlike other apps that just check players off a list, the Draft Dominator adapts and adjusts on the fly as each pick comes off the board with dynamic Value Based Drafting. Use it for unlimited mock drafts and then destroy the competition for real at Draft Day. And hang on Android users, we're working on your version.

B. 162 Cheatsheets Updated
Our Clayton Gray takes the latest Detailed Stat Projections from our David Dodds and runs them through 162 unique scoring systems and league situations creating a custom cheatsheet for each situation. Pick the one that fits your league and you're off and running. Plus auction values as well.

C. Draft Dominator Classic For Windows Updated
New Detailed Stat Projections mean a new Draft Dominator Classic version with all new projections.

D. Draft Dominator Classic For Mac Updated
New Detailed Stat Projections mean a new Draft Dominator Classic version with all new projections. This one is for Mac users.

E. Value Based Drafting (VBD) Excel App Updated
New Detailed Stat Projections mean a new Value Based Drafting (VBD) Excel App with all the latest projections.

F. Projections Dominator Updated
New Detailed Stat Projections mean a new Projections Dominator. Make our projections work the way you want them to.

G. Most Significant Rookie Addition: RB
The Footballguys Staff dives into breaking down the most significant rookie RBs for this year.

H. Most Significant Veteran Movement: TE
The Footballguys Staff dives in looking at the most significant moves among veteran TEs.

I. Player Spotlight: Reggie Ragland
Our Footballguys Player Spotlights dive deep to project how players will perform on the field this year. In this one, our Daniel Simpkins looks at Reggie Ragland.

J. Player Spotlight: Noah Spence
Our Footballguys Player Spotlights dive deep to project how players will perform on the field this year. In this one, our Daniel Simpkins looks at Noah Spence.

K. Player Spotlight: Jaylon Smith
Our Footballguys Player Spotlights dive deep to project how players will perform on the field this year. In this one, our Daniel Simpkins looks at Jaylon Smith.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. SD - RB Melvin Gordon should be full go
2. CLE - Robert Griffin the likely shoo-in
3. SD - RB Danny Woodhead to be ready for camp
4. NFL - QB Johnny Manziel suspended four games
5. NO - QB Drew Brees confident in young receivers
6. CIN - RB Giovani Bernard in more two-back sets
7. ATL - Atlanta could sign Connor Shaw
8. BAL - TE Maxx Williams could be stunted
9. PIT - WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to be involved?
10. DAL - DeMarcus Lawrence appeal denied
11. DAL - ILB Rolando McClain suspended 10 games
12. NYJ - DE Sheldon Richardson suspended
13. SF - WR Quinton Patton sees opportunity

1. SD - RB Melvin Gordon should be full go

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

San Diego Chargers RB Melvin Gordon (knee) is expected to be 100% healthy when training camp begins in late July. Gordon underwent microfracture knee surgery in early January this year.

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Great news for the Chargers, Gordon and fantasy GMs looking for a nice value. Right now his ADP is 72 overall and RB27, which places him as an RB3. If he's healthy heading into camp, we should see a rise in that average by the end of August, so get in quick as he could have RB2 value this season.

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2. CLE - Robert Griffin the likely shoo-in

Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Mary Kay Cabot

Cleveland Browns QB Robert Griffin III is likely to be the starter in 2016 as head coach Hue Jackson appears to be 'all-in' on Griffin. Jackson and quarterback's coach Pep Hamilton have coached Griffin up on every aspect of the position, and Griffin has worked on sliding and throwing the ball away.

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Even though some beat writers took shots at Griffin in minicamp and OTAs, it's sort of felt like Hue Jackson had his man the moment they signed him. Unless something goes sideways in camp, Griffin looks to be the guy to start the season. That said, in this offense, he's basically a high upside, no floor "what the heck" option.

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3. SD - RB Danny Woodhead to be ready for camp

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

San Diego Chargers RB Danny Woodhead (ankle) is expected to be ready for training camp despite suffering a sprained ankle earlier in June.

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Woodhead is a solid PPR catch this year again, and should be a nice RB2/RB3 play in PPR leagues. With Melvin Gordon still recovering from microfracture knee surgery he had in January, expect the Chargers to continue to feature Woodhead as a change-of-pace back.

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4. NFL - QB Johnny Manziel suspended four games

Source: ESPN.com

Free-agent QB Johnny Manziel (Browns) was suspended four games by the NFL Thursday, June 30, for substance abuse, according to sources.

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And this doesn't even include the likely suspension for his domestic violence case. Nobody was interested in bringing Manziel in so in many ways this is a non-factor, but it seems as though his days in the NFL are close to done.

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5. NO - QB Drew Brees confident in young receivers

Source: The Advocate - Joel A. Erickson

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has confidence in his young corps of wide receivers led by WR Brandin Cooks and WR Willie Snead. 'I think when Drew is out there, he doesn't look at Brandin Cooks as a young player,' head coach Sean Payton said. 'I don't think he looks at Snead that way anymore because of the experience they've had. There's a combination there of guys that know what to do and how do they fit with the scheme that we're asking of them.'

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We are confident as well. Both Cooks and Snead were good last year and it's hard to see them as all that inexperienced. We think the passing offense is just fine. Right now we see Brees as a solid QB1, Cooks as a nice WR2 and Snead as a serviceable WR5 with upside.

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6. CIN - RB Giovani Bernard in more two-back sets

Source: Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard could be used in more two-back sets with RB Jeremy Hill to make up for the loss of TE Tyler Eifert (ankle) early in the season.

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The more both of them are on the field together, the better, at least as far as the overall offense is concerned. The downside is that it might be hard to figure out how the carries will split out, at least early in the season. Right now we have them both as RB3, and both are tracking an ADP of between RB20-25.

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7. ATL - Atlanta could sign Connor Shaw

Source: ESPNCleveland.com - Tony Grossi

Free-agent QB Connor Shaw (Browns) could be a consideration for the Atlanta Falcons, according to ESPNCleveland.com's Tony Grossi.

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They COULD sign him. We COULD buy Lego and make a giant Footballguys Fortress. Lots of things could happen, but we're not sure how likely any of his is. Shaw has some intriguing upside but he won't see any time behind Matt Ryan anyway so the impact isn't all that massive anyway. And now we want a Lego Football Fortress.

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8. BAL - TE Maxx Williams could be stunted

Source: BaltimoreRavens.com - Ryan Mink

Baltimore Ravens TE Maxx Williams may not see an ideal amount of targets due to the Ravens' depth at tight end this year. Williams isn't worried, though. He said the tight end group is going to make each other better and 'figure it out' as the season approaches.

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We'd agree with this assessment. Unless an injury to Ben Watson happens, we don't see Williams getting as much work as he could have. Williams is a fine prospect, and we love his upside in dynasty leagues. However, Watson is the better player now and should be the lead TE for Baltimore in 2016.

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9. PIT - WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to be involved?

Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey could remain high on the Steelers' depth chart this season, mainly due to his speed. Heyward-Bey has reached up to 25 miles per hour while running this offseason.

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We've heard this song before and we'll sit the dance out. Heyward-Bey is not worth a roster spot regardless of what you hear.

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10. DAL - DeMarcus Lawrence appeal denied

Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Dallas Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence's appeal on his four-game suspension has been denied, according to a source.

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Is there anyone left to play on defense? If the Cowboys get anyone else suspended or hurt, they might have to strap in Jerry Jones himself or the Cowboy mascot, Rowdy. Heck, if you're near Valley Ranch, check in—they might have a job for you.

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11. DAL - ILB Rolando McClain suspended 10 games

Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain was suspended 10 games Thursday, June 30, for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, according to a source.

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Is this a news post from 2015? No, it just seems like that since McClain was suspended part of last season as well. The Cowboys defense was already a huge concern and it continues to get worse in Dallas.

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12. NYJ - DE Sheldon Richardson suspended

Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson was suspended one game for a personal conduct violation Thursday, June 30.

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Despite driving 143 MPH evading police cars with a child in the car and reeking of pot. Meanwhile, Tom Brady is suspended four games for an underinflated ball. You have to love the NFL's random suspension generator.

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13. SF - WR Quinton Patton sees opportunity

Source: CSNBayArea.com

San Francisco 49ers WR Quinton Patton sees a chance to prove his himself in a fresh offensive system with few established veterans and plenty of competition. 'There's a lot of opportunity out there with (Chip Kelly) coming in with his offense, and the offense slinging the ball around,' he said in a radio interview.

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Last year in the largest role of his pro career, Patton didn't do much and finished with 30 catches for 394 yards across 424 snaps. This season, we're not crazy about his fantasy upside as a potential starter across from Torrey Smith. The 49ers passing game is one we're not loading up on in our fantasy drafts, and you should follow suit.

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

Peace.

J