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Kendall Hunter    RB   San Francisco 49ers
 
Hunter (knee) was absent from the 49ers' injury report released on Tuesday, Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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DeAndre Smelter    WR   San Francisco 49ers
 
Smelter (knee) was placed on the non-football injury list Tuesday.

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Jameis Winston    QB   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
 
Winston says his weight is right where he wants it to be as the team heads into training camp Saturday, ESPN.com reports. According to the former Florida State star, he did not reach his goal of getting down to 230 pounds, but is happy with his conditioning.

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Tom Brady    QB   New England Patriots
 
Brady, whose four-game suspension to start the 2015 season has been upheld by the NFL, has authorized the NFLPA to appeal his case in federal court, ESPN.com reports.

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The report suggests that Brady is expected to seek an injunction that would allow him to continue to play while the legal process unfolds. While the exact mechanics of how this situation might play out have yet to be mapped out, it does seem clear that Brady will continue to fight his NFL-imposed suspension as long as possible. Meanwhile, the report adds that the NFL has filed suit in a New York court to confirm Brady's suspension. In any case, as it stands now, Brady will be eligible to return to regular-season action in Week 6 against the Colts, while Jimmy Garoppolo is in line to start at QB for the Patriots' first four games.
Marques Colston    WR   New Orleans Saints
 
Colston (undisclosed) was placed on the PUP list Tuesday, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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An injury has yet to be cited, but Colston will kick off his 10th training camp on the sidelines. Keep in mind that the wideout can be activated from the preseason PUP list at any time, so there's little to worry about at this point in preparation for the upcoming campaign.
Carlos Hyde    RB   San Francisco 49ers
 
Hyde (unspecified issue) has been placed on the 49ers' Active/Non-Football Injury List.

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Le'Veon Bell    RB   Pittsburgh Steelers
 
Bell's suspension has been reduced to two games, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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The suspension is the only thing limiting Bell's draft stock, and while he'll still have to miss two games, the decreased punishment makes him that much more attractive to prospective owners. He's almost fully recovered from the knee injury that held him out of last season's playoff game, with various reports suggesting he has regained all of his explosiveness. If not for the suspension, Bell would be the first player off the board in the vast majority of drafts. Even with the two-game ban, a strong case can be made for Bell to be the first running back, or even first player, selected. Boasting superstars at quarterback and wide receiver, along with an excellent offensive line, the Steelers provide their immensely talented running back with the perfect context to succeed.
DeAngelo Williams    RB   Pittsburgh Steelers
 
Williams' teammate, Le'Veon Bell, who had been suspended for the first three games of the 2015 regular season, had his punishment reduced by the NFL to a two-game suspension.

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Jimmy Garoppolo    QB   New England Patriots
 
With the NFL upholding Tom Brady's four-game suspension, Garoppolo is in line to start the Patriots' first four regular-season contests, NFL.com reports.

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Tom Brady    QB   New England Patriots
 
The NFL has upheld Brady's four-game suspension to start the 2015 season, the Boston Herald reports.

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Brady was suspended for the Patriots' first four games of the coming campaign for "violations of the NFL Policy on Integrity of the Game," and the league has elected not to overturn or reduce the quarterback's punishment. Now that the NFL has held firm on Brady's four-game suspension, stemming from his alleged role in "Deflategate," we'd imagine that the QB will pursue some sort of legal action against the league. However, factoring in the team's Week 4 bye, Brady remains in line to miss games against the Steelers, Bills, Jaguars and Cowboys and would be eligible to return to action in Week 6 against the Colts. Second-year signal-caller Jimmy Garoppolo is thus on track to start at QB for the Patriots when they open their 2015 regular season slate.
Todd Gurley    RB   St. Louis Rams
 
Gurley (knee) passed his conditioning test with the Rams on Tuesday, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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The report suggests that Gurley did so "impressively we might add," and indicated that the rookie running back is slated to begin training camp on the Rams' active roster. At this stage it's unclear how much work the No. 10 pick overall will be up for as training camp progresses, but Tuesday's news is a very positive indicator that Gurley is progressing well in his recovery from the torn ACL in his left knee that he suffered in November.
Justin Hunter    WR   Tennessee Titans
 
Hunter is expected to be with the Titans when they open camp Thursday, ESPN.com reports.

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The third-year wide receiver is facing legal charges for his alleged role in a July 3 bar fight, but his status is still under review with the NFL. Former NFL running back Cedric Benson served a one-game suspension for a comparable offense in 2011, but commissioner Roger Goodell has a reputation for inconsistency when it comes to doling out discipline. Hunter has a lot of competition on the field as part of a deep Titans receiving corps, so it's critical that he avoids missing time in camp if he wants to play a major role in 2015.
Albert Wilson    WR   Kansas City Chiefs
 
Wilson (hamstring) enters camp penciled in as the favorite to start alongside Jeremy Maclin at wide receiver, ESPN reports.

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Wilson missed much of minicamp due to a hamstring issue, but it seems likely he'll be fine for the start of training camp after over a month of rest. Assuming he's good to go, the second-year wideout will need to stave off rookie Chris Conley to remain in the role where he excelled at the end of the 2014 campaign.
Adrian Peterson    RB   Minnesota Vikings
 
Peterson is expected to get a heavy workload this season, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told USA Today. "As much as he can take, and as much as he can handle in all the things that we're doing. Obviously, we're going to have to spell him at times like you do a lot of guys. But we get down on the goal line, and we're probably not pulling him out, you know? He's our best player, and we're going to continue to use him," Zimmer said.

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Tom Brady    QB   New England Patriots
 
Talks on a possible settlement between Brady (suspension) and the NFL continued Tuesday, ESPN.com reports.

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Ryan Williams    RB   Free Agent
 
Williams was released by the Cowboys on Tuesday, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports.

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Le'Veon Bell    RB   Pittsburgh Steelers
 
Bell (suspension) is negotiating a settlement with the NFL to reduce his suspension to one or two games, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports.

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In addition to being fantastic news for the Steelers, such a settlement would have a major impact on fantasy drafts. Bell is still widely viewed as a first-round pick, but if not for the three-week suspension, he'd likely be the top overall selection in most leagues. Should the NFL reduce that suspension to one or two games, Bell will suddenly be much more appealing as a top-three pick, though Pittsburgh does face tough front sevens in Weeks 2 (San Francisco) and 3 (St. Louis). Bell was largely unaffected by difficult matchups last season, often making up his lost rushing yards through the air.