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Notable NFL roster cuts as teams reduce to 53
Champ Bailey was one of the most prominent names to join the unemployed list Saturday as the Saints and other NFL teams reached the 53-player limit. Follow our running tally of other notable cuts.
Mikel Leshoure released by Detroit Lions
Mikel Leshoure's career with the Detroit Lions never got off the ground, and Saturday the team released the 2011 second-round pick. How many players from Leshoure's draft class remain in Detroit?
Colts trade Cody Parkey to Eagles for David Fluellen
The Colts traded kicker Cody Parkey to the Eagles for running back David Fluellen on Wednesday. Can Fluellen provide depth behind Trent Richardson?
Mikel Leshoure: 'I'll be more involved' in ground attack
Mikel Leshoure expects to be a key contributor in Detroit's new-look offense. Will the Lions running back get enough touches to make an impact as he splits reps with Reggie Bush and Joique Bell?
Quarterbacks, receivers lead 2011 fantasy draft class
Now that we're a few seasons removed from the 2011 NFL Draft, Marcas Grant looks at the fantasy gems that were unearthed. No surprise that quarterbacks and receivers have shown depth.
Fantasy football backfield situations by team
So you have high hopes for your first-round fantasy running back, eh? Michael Fabiano breaks down the NFL's backfields to help you insure your big fantasy investment.
Detroit Lions won't pick up option on Nick Fairley
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew revealed Monday he wouldn't exercise a 2015 option on defensive tackle Nick Fairley, saying "I have to ask myself, 'Is he a $5.5 million player?'"
On the bubble: 24 NFC players who could be cut
What NFC teams will be saying goodbye to key players with an eye on saving salary-cap space? Miles Austin and Julius Peppers are just two of the names who might be looking for work.
What we learned about roster construction of the NFC
Led by GM John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll, the Seattle Seahawks are the NFL's model franchise for building through the draft. How did other NFC teams construct their rosters?
Mikel Leshoure looking for situation where he can 'eat'
Mikel Leshoure has been rendered an afterthought in the Lions' scheme this season. The third-year running back wants a team that will give him a chance -- whether that's in Detroit or elsewhere.
Adrian Peterson still tops ATL's running back rankings
Is Adrian Peterson poised to return to 2012 levels? Chris Wesseling breaks down the league's best running backs as the NFL enters the final two-month stretch.
Mikel Leshoure frustrated by role, Lions' trade stance
Several teams reportedly have inquired about running back Mikel Leshoure, only to be told the Detroit Lions have no interest in a trade. How frustrated is Leshoure with his role in the Motor City?
Reggie Bush not playing for Detroit Lions vs. Redskins
The Detroit Lions' Week 3 got off to an inauspicious start when it was announced that Reggie Bush will miss Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Who will carry the load for the Lions?
Lions' Mikel Leshoure reportedly would welcome trade
Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure reportedly would welcome a trade to a team that would rely on him more. Might the Indianapolis Colts be interested in the running back?
Vick Ballard injury has Colts in market for RB trade
Vick Ballard was lost for the season with a freakish knee injury on Friday. Is Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson already working the phones for a trade?
Terrelle Pryor, Steelers RBs among top fantasy movers
As fantasy owners adjust their rosters for the start of the season, Terrelle Pryor and a pair of Steelers rushers find themselves among the guys trading places most often.
Nineteen takeaways from NFL preseason finales
From Robert Griffin III to Geno Smith to Tim Tebow, a lot of big news was revealed on the final night of the preseason. Gregg Rosenthal goes through the top storylines from the 16-game schedule.
Camp Buzz: Matt Elam still not starting for Ravens
Matt Elam was drafted as Ed Reed's replacement in the Ravens' secondary, but the rookie hasn't started in the preseason. What gives? Gregg Rosenthal tackles that and more in Friday's Camp Buzz.
Training Camp Notebook: Preseason Week 1 recaps
The first week of the preseason wasn't long on fantasy knowledge, but Marcas Grant really liked what he saw out of guys like Jamaal Charles.
What we learned Wednesday: Eagles' issues continue
The drama intensified at Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Wednesday. Chris Wesseling recaps Riley Cooper's nightmare along with the rest of the day's news.
Achilles tendon tear a death knell for running backs?
Top players such as Demaryius Thomas and Leon Hall have regained pre-injury form after undergoing Achilles tendon surgery. Can the Lions' Mikel Leshoure become the first running back to do it?
Aaron Hernandez fallout: Patriots pay price for risky draft class
Aaron Hernandez's murder charge rocked the NFL. How will the New England Patriots move forward after such a shocking development? Albert Breer examines an unprecedented challenge.
Going Deep: Touchdown vultures need love, too
In his latest edition of Going Deep, Marcas Grant looks at touchdown-to-carry ratios among running backs and determines that players like Michael Bush of the Chicago Bears might be undervalued.