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NFL Fantasy Football: Second week of training camp update

After two weeks of NFL training camps and with the preseason beginning this week, we bring you all the fantasy-relevant headlines you need to read heading into this week.

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Heading into your fantasy football drafts, we'll be bringing you a recap of some of the more relevant news across the NFL, and how it could affect your fantasy football team. This news is specifically non-Bengals related, as we have exclusive posts dedicated to our beloved Bengals.

Browns officially name RGIII their starting quarterback.

This was pretty much just a formality of making official what has long been expected. Griffin has struggled as a quarterback since his second NFL season, and goes from a Redskins team that had some receiving weapons (DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon, Jordan Reed) to a team that more or less is lacking weapons (Josh Gordon returning after a two year absence, an unproven rookie Corey Coleman, and career backup Gary Barnidge turned starter purely based on a lack of talent around him). His draft status is still pretty much non-existent in most 12-team leagues.

Arian Foster clear #1 in Miami?

The Dolphins listed Jay Aijay as their top running back on their depth chart, yet Foster seems to be clearly outplaying him as the top back, and the coaches have indicated that they signed him to be the starter. Don't draft Aijay expecting him to be the Dolphins' starter.

Terrance West the starter in Baltimore?

Ever since TMZ aired the video of Ray Rice putting the beatdown on his fiance in an elevator, the Ravens have been looking for an answer in their backfield. Bernard Pierce, Justin Forsett, Lorenzo Taliaferro, and Javorius Allen have also received a chance. Cleveland Browns' castoff Terrance West looks to be having a good camp, and is possibly in line for the blurry backfield picture in Baltimore, which may end up as more of a muddied committee than an effort with one true workhorse.

23 year old Tre Mason done with the Rams?

Mason had a solid rookie season as the top back in a three way committee backfield. Then last year the Rams used their top pick on Todd Gurley, which greatly upset Mason. Mason responded with a poor second season as Gurley's backup. Following the season he did not remain in contact with the team and never showed up for OTAs or training camp. He was finally tracked down this weekend by the team, and apparently he has no intention of rejoining the organization. From an FFL perspective, this means to look elsewhere for your Gurley handcuff. From a personal issue, it sounds like Mason has some issues to work through.

Thomas Rawls off PUP list

As an undrafted rookie, Rawls averaged 5.6 yards per carry as Marshawn Lynch's backup. With his main competition for carries, C.J. Prosise, sidelined with a hamstring injury, Rawls has a chance to solidify his status as the clear lead back for the Seahawks.

Dion Lewis to begin year on PUP list?

The Patriots are the one team who can have an abundant passing game without any wide receivers, and Lewis emerged after years of obscurity with 388 receiving yards in only seven games before an ACL injury ended his season abruptly. The PUP would cost him the first 6 weeks of the season. It's hard to say how this would benefit from these missing receptions since the team will be without Tom Brady for four of these six games.

Darren Sproles better in camp than Ryan Mathews

Sproles is 33 years old and has never reached 100 rushing attempts, so the rushing duties are still likely to go to Mathews, but this news bodes well for Sproles to retain his status for a similar workload as last year.

Alshon Jeffery injured?

While it's not expected to linger into the season, Jeffery did get injured in the first week of camp. Apparently second year wide receiver Kevin White is still struggling to acclimate to the NFL game, so this injury should not affect Jeffery's status as the premier weapon for quarterback Jay Cutler this season.

Sterling Shepard impressive in Giants' camp

Granted, facing the Giants' defenders, it's hard to say if Shepard is great, or if the DB's are just that bad. Regardless, it helps solidify Shepard as the clear second option behind Odell Beckham Jr. in the Giants' offense which produced 3,000 receiving yards to players not named Beckham last year.

DeVante Parker injured (again)

Parker sat out all week with a hamstring injury, after missing much of training camp last year with a foot injury. When he plays, he is a great receiver, and could possibly oust Jarvis Landry as the top producer in Miami, despite a much lower draft position. But his injuries continue to drop his draft stock. This latest injury does not help in that regard.

Kendall Wright losing favor in Tennessee?

While Wright isn't that draftable in most FFL formats, unless you are only allowed to draft AFC South players, it does mean a possible uptick for Rishard Matthews and Dorial Green-Beckham.

Stefon Diggs to be the top WR for the Vikings?

As expected, their talented but raw top draft pick Laquon Treadwell has been struggling in training camp, while DIggs has been the most impressive of a less than stellar wide receiver group. If Teddy Bridgewater and the offense can produce any sort of productive passing attack, Diggs could be a viable option as a third or fourth receiver for your team.

Allen Robinson better than last year?

In only his second season, Robinson's numbers jumped from 548 yards to 1,400 yards, and from two touchdowns up to 14 scores. As a third year receiver, he has been even better in camp than he was last season and the Jaguars look to be on the rise. While his production will be more affected by the apparent decision for the Jaguars to run more this season, he should still be a very productive weapon, even if his targets are reduced in 2016.