Drew Brees gets exclusive tag

The Saints have placed the exclusive franchise tag on QB Drew Brees. That means no other team can even talk to him. No surprise. Whatever it takes, Brees will remain a Saint. And a fantasy beast.

New Orleans Saints in hot water

Reports surfaced Friday that new Rams DC Gregg Williams implemented a system of bounties during his stay on the Saints staff. In essence, Saints defenders were rewarded with hundred or thousand dollar bonuses if they knocked out or roughed up the oppos…

DeSean Jackson gets the franchise tag

The Eagles have placed their franchise tag on WR DeSean Jackson.  The deal will pay him around $9.5 million in 2012.  Of course, Philly is still free to negotiate a long-term deal with D-Jax, or trade him elsewhere.  But GM Howie Roseman…

Peyton Manning medically-cleared to resume career

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that doctors have medically-cleared QB Peyton Manning to resume his football career.  The news comes a little more than a month before Manning’s monster $28 million option comes due.  We’d still be surprise…

Dustin Keller may have concussion

Jets TE Dustin Keller left Sunday’s game against the Bills with a possible concussion.  He’s being tested on the sidelines, and his return is considered questionable.
Update: Keller returned a short while later.

Tashard Choice Questionable for This Week

Cowboys RB Tashard Choice (shoulder) put in limited workouts on Wednesday and Thursday but was held out of Friday’s practice. That doesn’t bode well for his chances of playing against the Eagles on Sunday night. Choice is listed as questionable but s…

Lee Evans Ruled Out for This Week

Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. WR Torrey Smith gets another start in an ultra-favorable matchup.

Felix Jones Out This Week

Cowboys RB Felix Jones (ankle) was unable to practice all week and has been ruled out for this weekend’s game against the Eagles.  He’s out of his walking boot, though, and there’s a chance he’s back next Sunday.  In the meantime, RB DeMarco …

Justin Tuck should play Sunday

Giants DE Justin Tuck is questionable after a week of limited practice but is expected to play against Miami. Tuck continues to deal with groin and neck injuries, and it’s not yet clear whether he’ll start against the Dolphins. Fantasy owners shouldn’t…

Reggie Bush Probable

After being limited on Wednesday and Thursday, Dolphins RB Reggie Bush (neck) put in a full practice on Friday.  He’s listed as probable and will be available for his usual change-of-pace duties against the Giants this weekend.