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Kahale Warring (undisclosed) was placed on Houston's Non-Football Injury list Sunday, Sarah Barshop of reports. (Source: Sarah Barshop on Twiter)

Fantasy Impact: Warring was a third round pick for the Texans and has an opportunity to win the tight end job in training camp. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates as the rookie could be a good pickup in deeper leagues.

Category: Injury Updates

Texans RBs coach Danny Barrett said D'Onta Foreman is "light-years ahead of where he was last year." (Source: Houston Chronicle)

Fantasy Impact: Foreman was out most of last season with an Achilles injury and never could get on the field and make an impact. If he can come back healthy in training camp he could end up seeing lots of work in the offense and could be a sleeper pick in fantasy drafts.

Category: Injury Updates

Jordan Thomas is at the top of the depth chart as the Texans prepare to kick off training camp next week, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. (Source: Houston Chronicle)

Fantasy Impact: Thomas did not have the breakout many expected his rookie year. The tight end ended up catching 20 passes for 215 yards and four touchdowns on 27 targets. If Thomas can improve on last season and win the job he is worth owning in deeper fantasy leagues.

DeAndre Carter lands on PUP list

Mon, Jul 22nd 11:45am EDT
By John Aubin

DeAndre Carter (undisclosed) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday according to the Houston Texans. (Source: Texans on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: There has been no reports of an injury with Carter and he did re-sign with the team for one year. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates to see when the veteran wide receiver will get back on the field.

Category: Injury Updates

Jadeveon Clowney didn't sign an extension before Monday's deadline and isn't expected to report to training camp, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Fantasy Impact: It looks like Clowney will miss training camp but will play in Week 1 for the Texans. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates to see what happens between the pass rusher and the team.

Will Fuller (knee) is expected to be healthy for the start of the regular season, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. (Source: Houston Chronicle )

Fantasy Impact: Fuller is coming off a torn ACL from last season and looks to be on target for a Week 1 return. Fantasy owners should be targeting Fuller in the later rounds of draft for his speed as he averaged 14.8 yards per catch over the past three seasons

Category: Injury Updates

Texans placed DE J.J. Watt on the active/PUP according to Field Yates of ESPN. (Source: Field Yates on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Watt had knee surgery after the season and has declared himself healthy. Watt (knee) isn't expected to stay on the PUP list for long, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Expect Watt to be ready for the season opener.

Category: Injury Updates

Texans placed WR DeAndre Hopkins on the active/PUP list according to Field Yates of ESPN. (Source: Field Yates on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Hopkins dealt with various injuries last season the most significant being his shoulder. That looks to be the main reason he was put on the list. Hopkins can be activated at any time and it looks like he will be ready for Week 1.

Category: Injury Updates

Julian Edelman is expected to be out the next three weeks with a thumb injury. (Source: Adam Schefter on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Edelman was spotted with a brace on his thumb, and will miss most or all of training camp. Edelman’s absence will free up more first team reps for N’Keal Harry, Maurice Harris, and Braxton Berrios.

Category: Injury Updates

Josh Jacobs could see more receiving work at the expense of Jalen Richard. (Source: Vic Tafur of the Athletic)

Fantasy Impact: Expect Jalen Richard to lose a "good chunk" of his receiving work to rookie Josh Jacobs, Vic Tafur of the Athletic reports. Gruden has been talking up Jacobs as a three-down back and expects too see a heavy workload. With the recent rumors, Richard who led the team with 68 receptions last season, would see his fantasy value take a massive hit. Now that his contract is squared away, Josh Jacobs' ADP is expected to rise as we get closer into the preseason. This recent news only boosts his fantasy value for 2019.

Category: Rumors

Demarcus Robinson will be asked to replace Chris Conley in the Kansas City offense. (Source: Nate Taylor of the Athletic)

Fantasy Impact: Conley didn't light the world on fire, but did play 77 percent of the snaps with a 32-334-5 receiving line. Robinson played 419 offensive snaps and went 22-288-4 on 33 targets last season. His superior per-snap and per-target efficiency makes him an intriguing option for the Chiefs. With Tyreke Hill avoiding suspension, Robinson will be the fourth receiving option for the Chiefs this season, and someone who should be closely monitored in this high-powered offense.

Category: Rumors

Phillip Lindsay (wrist) is getting first team reps and practiced without limitations on the first day of Broncos camp. (Source: James Palmer on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Lindsay didn't receive a single handoff all offseason, so this is a good sign that he is fully healthy heading into training camp. It was previously reported that Lindsay would be eased into action as training camp proceeds, but barring a setback, he should be over last year's wrist injury. Lindsay remains on top of the depth chart and is an RB2 with upside.

Running back Darren Sproles has agreed to a on-year contract to return to the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced on Twitter Friday. (Source: Philadelphia Eagles on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Sproles had been pondering retirement after missing much of the last two seasons due to various injuries, namely a torn ACL that ended his 2017 season and a hamstring strain that delayed the start of his 2018 campaign by 11 weeks. The Eagles have maintained all along that they were interested in bring Sproles back, and he will join a crowded backfield in Philadelphia. The Eagles traded for running back Jordan Howard and drafted Miles Sanders this offseason, and they are returning Corey Clement, Wendell Smallwood, Josh Adams, Donnel Pumphrey, and Boston Scott. The return of Sproles could affect some of the playing time and touches for Howard, Sanders, and Clement, and could mean that any or all of the other four could be on the outside looking in when the final roster is announced.

Per Ian Rapoport and James Palmer, the NFL does not plan to suspend Tyreek Hill for his alleged involvement in a child abuse incident. (Source: Ian Rapoport on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: The unexpected news wraps up what has been a months-long saga of accusations and conflicting information. Hill was never charged for involvement in his son’s broken arm, though disturbing audio of he and his fiancée discussing the child was released. Hill was involved in a domestic abuse incident in college with his then-pregnant girlfriend, and it is a bit surprising that Hill will not face a suspension, given his history and the aggravating circumstances. Hill has not been allowed to participate in any Chiefs’ team activities since he became involved in the child abuse investigation, and he has yet to be reinstated. If Hill does indeed skate on any disciplinary action from the NFL and remains with Kansas City, his presence on the field boosts the fantasy value of Patrick Mahomes, while limiting the upside of both Travis Kelce and Sammy Watkins.

Emmanuel Sanders will reportedly be “full go” at practice in the coming weeks. (Source: James Palmer on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: It’s welcome news for Broncos fans, as it indicates Sanders is likely to be on the field for Week 1. His quick recovery from a torn Achilles will likely limit the upside of young wideouts Courtland Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton, though Sanders has some WR3 appeal if healthy.

Category: Injury Updates

Marquise Brown (foot) was placed on the non-football injury list. He is progressing well and should be back on the field in a few weeks. (Source: Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Brown missed the entire pre-draft process due to his recovery from January surgery to address a Lisfranc injury. It was reported previously that the Ravens would hope to have him by training camp. Brown's status for the preseason is up in the air until he's cleared to take the practice field. It's possible this issue could force him to miss the entire preseason, but he could be ready by Week 1.

Category: Injury Updates

Broncos starting linebacker Todd Davis was carted off the field after suffering an apparent leg injury on the team’s first day of training camp. (Source: James Palmer on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: NFL Media’s James Palmer reported that Davis injured his calf and will have an MRI. The initial feeling, though, is that the injury is not serious. Davis started all 16 games last season. He recorded 114 tackles, 0.5 sack, and one interception.

Category: Injury Updates

Rob Gronkowski chances of returning to play for the Patriots this season is 40 percent, according a "source close to Rob Gronkowski" (Source: Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk)

Fantasy Impact: Gronk is down 18 pounds this off-season and hasn't ruled out the possibility of returning at some point in the season. He is expected to at least sit out training camp and the preseason. If he does return, Gronkowski would need some time to get himself into football shape, and could make an impact mid-season. Gronk could miss playing enough to at least contemplate a comeback, but for now he is officially retired. Stay tuned.

Category: Rumors

Randy Gregory who was suspended in February for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, will apply for reinstatement this week. (Source: Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Gregory was suspended in February for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Despite the suspension, Dallas signed him to a one-year extension through 2020. This suggests they are optimistic Gregory will return at some point this season. As of now, he is suspended indefinitely. Gregory finished with 25 tackles, six sacks, and two forced fumbles in 14 games for the Cowboys last season.

Titans running back Derrick Henry, coming off of a season in which he rushed for 1,059 yards and 12 touchdowns on 215 carries, is being talked up by new offensive coordinator Arthur Smith. Smith said that the Titans plan to ride Henry. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Riding Henry can mean a number of things. From a business side, it can mean riding him into the ground because he is in the last year of his contract and they aren't concerned about his long-term health. Or, from a strictly strategic football perspective, it could mean that they are planning to run the offense through Henry. The good news for fantasy owners is that both of these essentially mean the same thing: more touches, yards, and opportunities for a starting running back in 2019.

Category: Rumors