Player Notes NFL Powered by numberFire

Houston's Will Fuller (groin) undergoes sports hernia surgery

Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller "underwent sports hernia surgery recently to repair a groin injury".

What It Means:

According to the Chronicle, Fuller's sports hernia surgery was performed to address his nagging groin injury that often bothered the Houston's receiver during the second half of the Texans' regular season and playoff run.

Fuller should maintain a role with Houston's offense next season as long as he can finally solve his injury issues.

Source: Houston Chronicle

nfl 1 day

Gary Kubiak will reportedly become new Vikings offensive coordinator

Minnesota Vikings assistant head coach/offensive advisor Gary Kubiak will take over as the offensive coordinator, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

What It Means:

He will replace Kevin Stefanski, who took over as the Browns head coach.

Minnesota ranked eighth in the league in points scored (25.4) and 10th in yards per play (5.8) in 2019.

Source: Ian Rapoport

nfl 5 days

Patriots' Julian Edelman (shoulder surgery) expected healthy for offseason

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is expected to be ready for offseason workouts, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

What It Means:

Edelman underwent a shoulder operation last week. He was limited by the injury down the stretch, totaling just 13 catches on 23 targets for 137 scoreless receiving yards over the Patriots' final four games, playoffs included. The veteran wideout still recorded his second 100-catch season and set a new career-high with 1,117 yards. He turns 34 in May.

Edelman caught 105 passes on 153 targets for 1,117 yards and 6 touchdowns in 16 games for the Patriots this season.

Source: Adam Schefter, ESPN


Browns' Odell Beckham (core) undergoes successful surgery

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham underwent successful surgery to repair a core muscle injury.

What It Means:

Beckham played through the issue throughout the year, leading to career-lows across the board in a season he played more than four games. The Browns said in an official statement that the 27-year-old receiver is expected to make a full recovery.

Beckham caught 74 passes on 133 targets for 1,035 yards and 4 touchdowns in 16 games for the Browns this season. His 64.7 yards per game set a new career-low.

Source: Cleveland Browns


A.J. Green 'definitely' a priority for Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said re-signing wide receiver A.J. Green is "definitely" a priority.

What It Means:

The plan is for Green to stay with the Bengals, per Taylor, and contract talks will begin this spring. Green missed all of 2019 and only played in nine games the previous season due to toe and ankle issues. He turns 32 in July.

Green is 11th among active receivers in receptions (602), 7th in yards (8,907), and 5th in touchdowns (63).

Source: RosterWatch


49ers' Tevin Coleman suffered dislocated shoulder

San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman suffered a dislocated shoulder in the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers, head coach Kyle Shanahan.

What It Means:

Shanahan says Coleman still has a chance to play in Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs on February 2. That's encouraging after the running back had to be carted off the field Sunday evening. Raheem Mostert figures to lead the 49ers' backfield against the Chiefs after rushing 29 times for 220 yards and 4 touchdowns in the NFC title game.

The Chiefs allowed the fifth-most FanDuel points to opposing backfields during the regular season.

Source: Matt Barrows, The Athletic


San Francisco's Raheem Mostert accumulates 220 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns in Sunday's NFC Championship win over Green Bay

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert produced 226 scrimmage yards and 4 touchdowns in Sunday's 37-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers.

What It Means:

Mostert accounted for a historical rushing performance that ranked second highest in a single postseason game. Expect Mostert to operate as the 49ers' main back in the Super Bowl with Tevin Coleman dealing with a shoulder injury.

In Sunday's NFC Championship victory, Mostert scored 47.6 FanDuel points. In two games this postseason, Mostert has produced 284 scrimmage yards and four touchdowns.


Titans' Ryan Tannehill throws 2 touchdowns in Sunday's AFC Championship loss to Kansas City

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill produced 21 completions for 209 yards and 2 touchdowns in Sunday's AFC Championship loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

What It Means:

Tannehill will end his impressive season with 11 games with multiple touchdown passes including two in the postseason. After a bounce-back year, Tannehill should be in line for a starting job next season.

In Sunday's playoff loss to the Chiefs, Tannehill scored 17.46 FanDuel points. In three games this postseason, the Titans' signal caller produced 36 completions for 369 yards and 5 touchdowns.


Chiefs' Tyreek Hill scores 2 touchdowns in Sunday's AFC Championship victory against Tennessee

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill produced five receptions for 67 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 35-24 AFC Championship victory over the Tennessee Titans.

What It Means:

After a quiet game against Houston, Kansas City's explosive receiver provided the Chiefs' offense with several big plays in the first half including two receiving scores. Expect the Chiefs to manufacture touches for Hill in the Super Bowl on the ground and in the air after seeing 11 total targets and two carries this postseason.

In Sunday's AFC Championship victory, Hill scored 21.9 FanDuel points. In two games this postseason, Hill has hauled in eight receptions for 108 yards and two touchdowns.


Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes accounts for 4 touchdowns in Sunday's AFC Championship win

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes produced 23 completions for 294 yards and 3 touchdowns in Sunday's AFC Championship win over the Tennessee Titans.

What It Means:

Mahomes continued his impressive postseason play with four touchdowns against the Titans including a 27-yard score on the ground in the second quarter. For the second straight week, the Chiefs' star quarterback utilized his rushing ability more, accounting for 53 yards on the ground and a total of 106 this postseason.

In Sunday's AFC Championship victory, Mahomes scored 35.06 FanDuel points. In two games this playoff run, the Kansas City signal caller has produced 46 completions for 615 yards and eight passing touchdowns.