Draft Kit updates on Bradshaw, Burress, Benson

August, 1, 2011

News: Ahmad Bradshaw re-signs with Giants

Action: Profiles updated for Bradshaw, Brandon Jacobs and D.J. Ware. Christopher Harris comments on Giants backfield.

News: Plaxico Burress signs with Jets.

Action: Plaxico Burress assigned rank WR 45. Jerricho Cotchery downgraded to WR 63. Updated projections and profiles, along with Santonio Holmes profile. Christopher Harris has the fantasy spin.

News: Cedric Benson re-signs with Bengals

Action: Benson and Felix Jones flip-flopped (Jones' competition in Dallas is already all injured). Profile update, along with Bernard Scott and Brian Leonard profiles.

News: Tim Hightower traded to Redskins.

Action: Ryan Williams bumped up to RB 31, Beanie Wells bumped up to RB 37, Keiland Williams downgraded to RB 89, LaRod Stephens-Howling upgraded to RB 92, all projections and profiles updated. Hightower, Ryan Torain and James Davis profiles updated.

News: Randy Moss says he is retiring.

Action: Downgraded to WR 69. Projection kept, profile updated; we are not counting out the fact that Moss could decide to sign with a team late in August.

News: Marion Barber signs with Bears

Action Barber assigned RB 65. Chester Taylor assigned RB 100. Profiles updated along with Tashard Choice and Matt Forte. Christopher Harris has the fantasy spin.

News: Mike Sims-Walker signs with Rams.

Action: Updated Sims-Walker, Mike Thomas, Jason Hill, Danario Alexander, Danny Amendola, Donnie Avery, Brandon Gibson, Mardy Gilyard and profile. Christopher Harris has the fantasy spin.

News: James Jones re-signs with Packers

Action: Jordy Nelson downgraded to WR 39. Randall Cobb downgraded to WR 90. Jones stays at WR 43. Projections and profiles updated along with Greg Jennings and Donald Driver profiles.

The following players rankings, projections and/or profiles have been updated:

Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst (Jackson named starter); Michael Jenkins, Bernard Berrian and Devin Aromashodu (Jenkins signs with Vikings); Philadelphia Eagles D/ST, Oakland Raiders D/ST (Nnamdi Asomugha signing); Mike Nugent (cleared for camp); Matt Prater (reassessment of Broncos' offense); Trent Edwards and Kyle Boller (Edwards signs as Raiders backup); Mark Clayton (knee isn't ready yet); Brandon Coutu (Seahawks new kicker); San Francisco 49ers D/ST (reassessment); Ed Dickson (Heap signs with Cardinals); Shayne Graham and Graham Gano (Graham signs with Redskins) Jeff Reed, Joe Nedney and John Kasay reranked below players who are signed or restricted FA and projections zeroed.

The following player profiles have been updated:

Joseph Addai , Donald Brown and Delone Carter (Addai re-signs); Antonio Gates (continued foot trouble); Dan Orlovsky and Curtis Painter (Orlovsky signs to be Colts' backup); Billy Volek (Chargers backup); Todd Heap, Jeff King, Rob Housler, , Dennis Pitta (Heap signs with Cardinals); Daniel Graham (signs with Titans).

The following defense/special teams (D/ST) profiles have been updated:

Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs.



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