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G. Coaching Carousel 2016: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Asking "What's different this year?" is always important when forecasting the upcoming season. Player personnel changes are obviously important but many people overlook coaching changes. Not us. Our Jason Wood takes a detailed look at the impact of Dirk Koetter's promotion to head coach and Mike Smith's hiring as defensive coordinator.

H. Pushing the Pocket - Why is Steve Smith Being Overrated?
Our Cian Fahey looks at the oldest wide receiver in the NFL and his prognosis coming off a torn Achilles.

I. David Johnson Faceoff
Two Footballguys staff members offer the high and low side of David Johnson.

J. Doug Martin Faceoff
Two Footballguys staff members offer the high and low side of Doug Martin.

K. Marvin Jones Faceoff
Two Footballguys staff members offer the high and low side of Marvin Jones.

L. Martellus Bennett Faceoff
Two Footballguys staff members offer the high and low side of Martellus Bennett.

M. Footballguys Staff Mock Draft 1: PPR, 12 team with Flex, MFL10 format (Best Ball)
The Footballguys staff got together for their first mock draft of 2016. A 12 team PPR, Best Ball draft with a format equivalent to MFL10s. Justin Howe provides an in-depth summary of each team's draft.

N. Quality Starts: Tight Ends
Our Jeff Pasquino is back with his Quality Starts series and in this one, takes a look at TEs.

O. Quality Starts: Tight Ends (PPR Scoring)
Our Jeff Pasquino is back with his Quality Starts series and in this one, takes a look at TEs in PPR scoring format.

P. Dynasty IDP Strategy Guide, Section IV: Streaming Matchups
Our Daniel Simpkins continues his guide to navigating the Dynasty IDP format.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. DEN - Denver still hopeful for OLB Von Miller
2. GB - WR Jordy Nelson unclear for start of camp
3. NYJ - DE Muhammad Wilkerson, Jets far apart
4. NO - WR Anquan Boldin of interest to Saints
5. KC - S Eric Berry still far apart in talks
6. DEN - TE Virgil Green could break out
7. GB - WR Jared Abbrederis praised by coach
8. GB - WR Jeff Janis could be speed burner
9. ATL - WR Mohamed Sanu bonding with QB
10. GB - WR Davante Adams on the bubble?
11. GB - WR Randall Cobb needs a bounce back

1. DEN - Denver still hopeful for OLB Von Miller

Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller is still without a long-term contract just one day before the deadline, Friday, July 15, but the Broncos remain hopeful that they can ink their star pass-rusher as talks have become more private. Denver believes a lot of progress has been made, according to a source, although any updates regarding negotiations have not been leaked by either side.

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It seems as though the Broncos have laid out their offer and it's up to Miller to take it or not. If Miller didn't and then chose to sit out the season, Shane Ray would have to step up to either take Miller's place at strong side linebacker or DeMarcus Ware's if the veteran moved over to SLB instead. In that case, how big a hit the defense would take would depend on how ready for prime time the second year Ray is.

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2. GB - WR Jordy Nelson unclear for start of camp

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Rob Reischel

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) said in June that he was ready, but it remains to be seen whether head coach Mike McCarthy and team doctors will give Nelson the green light when training camp opens July 26.

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We're not worried and, frankly, we'd rather the Packers proceed with some caution. After all, we saw what happened to the Packers without him last year and we'd rather the impact be positive this time out. Nelson, if healthy, is a WR1 without any question.

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3. NYJ - DE Muhammad Wilkerson, Jets far apart

Source: NJ.com - Darryl Slater

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson and the Jets are still far apart in their long-term contract negotiations. The deadline for franchise tagged players to sign a long-term deal is Friday, July 15. If a deal is not done, Wilkerson would have to play the 2016 season under the franchise tag. Wilkerson would earn $15.701 million this year with the tag. It's also possible, according to NJ.com's Darryl Slater, that Wilkerson could also be tagged next year.

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Wilkerson will play, but under the tag. The simple truth is the Jets lack the room to make him a good offer this year or next. Wilkerson will play because he stands to make more money in free agency if he proves he is healthy. We may see more Leonard Williams and Sheldon Richardson in Wilkerson's spot by the end of the season.

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4. NO - WR Anquan Boldin of interest to Saints

Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Free-agent WR Anquan Boldin (49ers) has been pursued the strongest by the New Orleans Saints, according to a source. Boldin thinks highly of Saints wide receivers coach John Morton, who coached him with the San Francisco 49ers.

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This wouldn't help many Fantasy GMs as Boldin would get buried behind Brandin Cooks, Willie Snead and rookie Micheal Thomas. Boldin's 789 yards were solid considering what a disaster the 2015 49ers were, but that doesn't mean he'd find many targets in a crowded offense.

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5. KC - S Eric Berry still far apart in talks

Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry isn't close in contract talks with the Chiefs, Thursday, July 14, but a deal hasn't been ruled out.

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Harrison Smith made a ton of cash in his last contract with the Vikings, and it would make sense that Berry - with more experience and a better track record - should see the same money. That said, nobody is more cash strapped than the Chiefs (with just over $200,000 left in cap space). If they rescinded Berry's tag, they would have $10.8 million to work with but Berry would be a free agent.

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6. DEN - TE Virgil Green could break out

Source: DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason

Denver Broncos TE Virgil Green could become a potent weapon in the offense as his presence and blocking ability wouldn't tip the team's hand in their intended play call. He has 35 receptions for 379 yards and two touchdowns in his five-year career, and the team hopes he can significantly exceed those in 2016.

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Remember how Julius Thomas was irrelevant for the first few years of his fantasy career and then he finally exploded? Green developed into a great blocker while Thomas was there but now that Thomas is in Jacksonville and Peyton Manning is no longer a factor, Green could be a decent dark horse. Right now he's a TE3 but watch him in camp. He was a much more productive receiver in college and has the upside to be much more.

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7. GB - WR Jared Abbrederis praised by coach

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Rob Reischel

Green Bay Packers WR Jared Abbrederis managed to grab just nine receptions in the regular season, but he stepped up in the postseason due to injuries. He had six catches in the playoffs. 'I think Jared's had his best offseason,' head coach Mike McCarthy said last month. 'I think his route running is exemplary for a young guy. His ability to recognize coverages, and his time clock, his breaking points, his ability to drop his weight. Just all the specifics and details and techniques of route running, I think he's exceptional.'

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Abbrederis is a guy a lot of Packers fans seem to love but like many receivers on this team not named "Nelson" or "Cobb," Abbrederis is wildly inconsistent and often underwhelming. Aaron Rodgers did want to see more of the kid last season, as he was one of the more reliable route runners on the team at the time, but considering how bad the receivers were, that's a low bar to clear. We wouldn't have Abbrederis on a roster unless it was a very deep one.

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8. GB - WR Jeff Janis could be speed burner

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Rob Reischel

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis has nearly identical measurables to WR Jordy Nelson, and he posted a 40-yard dash in 4.42 seconds at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine with a vertical leap of 37 1/2 inches. If he proves this summer that his route running and knowledge of the offense are up to speed, he might add an element that the Green Bay offense desperately needs. 'He's obviously gifted very well with his athleticism, his jumping ability and his speed. He just needs to get to a level where he's not thinking as much and his instincts take over,' QB Aaron Rodgers said.

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Janis has the measurables and size but has only rarely capitalized on those attributes. Yes he has speed and yes he has strength, but what he doesn't have is consistency. All of this is wishful thinking until we see otherwise, and Janis is no more than a flier - a WR8 for the most part - with upside if Randall Cobb or Jordy Nelson get injured.

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9. ATL - WR Mohamed Sanu bonding with QB

Source: AtlantaFalcons.com - Andrew Hirsh

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu has bonded with QB Matt Ryan, working together at Ryan's passing camp in Orlando, and throughout June minicamp. The duo built chemistry as the practices wore on. 'He's got great hands,' Ryan said. 'One of the things I noticed right from the start is how strong his hands are. He's a really good worker. I think he can really help us.'

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The Falcons continue their quest for somebody - anybody - who can make some noise across from Julio Jones. Sanu was inconsistent in Cincinnati so we're going to need to see something more from him before we get excited. Right now we see him as just a WR5 for fantasy purposes.

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10. GB - WR Davante Adams on the bubble?

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Rob Reischel

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams had a difficult season in 2015, and while he posted 50 receptions he averaged just 9.7 yards per catch. The last time a receiver with at least 25 receptions finished with that few yards per catch was in 1951. He dropped 12 of his 96 targets, while averaging just 3.0 yards per catch. With a deep receiving corps, beat writer Rob Reischel predicts Adams will need a big training camp and preseason for a roster spot.

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Drops, injuries and inconsistent route running all plagued Adams last season, as did a poor fit as an occasional WR1 in the Packers offense. Adams can't compete with the top defensive backs in the NFL, and that was made abundantly clear last season. The Packers were unhappy with everyone last season and Adams isn't the only one who could be on the outs with a weak preseason. The Packers won't carry a ton of average receivers, so he has to step up and out-perform Jared Abbrederis and Jeff Janis.

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11. GB - WR Randall Cobb needs a bounce back

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Rob Reischel

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb led the team with 79 receptions in 2015, but he managed a career-low 10.5 yards per catch in 2015. He also had 14 dropped passes, more than any other Green Bay receiver over the past 25 years. And when Cobb drew more attention than usual from the slot, he couldn't separate from elite corners or nickel backs.

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Cobb isn't a good fit as a WR1 either in fantasy or reality, and we saw that last year. With Jordy Nelson back, he'll return to normal though, and get back to putting up solid WR2/WR3 numbers in an offense which is effective when both guys are there.

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We'll see you tomorrow with the Update.

May Grace and Peace find you today.

J