Titans sign tight end Richard Gordon by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
The Titans announced Wednesday they signed tight end Richard Gordon. The 2011 sixth-round pick has played for the Raiders, Chiefs and Steelers, totaling four catches for 14 yards and one touchdown in 29 career games.
Ball security a focus for Giants TE Larry Donnell by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
The Giants are stressing ball security with breakout tight end Larry Donnell, who lost two fumbles in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss at Dallas. "It's one of those things we preach on a daily basis, whether it be technique or focus on the football," tight ends coach Kevin M. Gilbride told The Star-Ledger.
"And that's something he knows he needs to improve on. He knows it hurt our football team."
Donnell has lost three fumbles in seven games this season. The Giants are on a bye this week.
Three Lions tight ends held out of practice Wednesday by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
Hitting the wire for tight ends by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
With how up-and-down many tight ends have been this season, identifying the right ones on waivers can be a key. In his Week 8 waiver-wire column, Jamey Eisenberg tries to pin down the best ones for you to target this week.
Ravens tight end Owen Daniels, coming off a six-catch performance with a touchdown in Week 7, is the top pick for the 41 percent of CBSSports.com leagues in which he is available. A big reason why is a matchup against the Bengals, who have allowed four double-digit Fantasy scoring games by tight ends this season.
The remainder of the top five for the week is rounded out by Coby Fleener of the Colts (44 percent owned), Charles Clay of the Dolphins (34 percent), Jared Cook of the Rams (47 percent) and Kyle Rudolph of the Vikings (32 percent), who makes more sense as a stash option if you can afford the roster space.
Waiver wire thin for quarterbacks this week by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
Additionally, Jamey eyes a few key stashes who might be worth your time if you are having trouble at the position or just have a roster spot to fill. Specifically, recovering Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (36 percent) and Johnny Manziel (13 percent), the Browns' backup, could be worth a flier.
Among quarterbacks with a lower ceiling who nonetheless have jobs locked down, Kyle Orton of the Bills (12 percent) and Alex Smith of the Chiefs (59 percent) have some value, with matchups against the Jets and Rams, respectively, for Week 8.
Browns make roster moves by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
Texans' role players contribute Week 7 by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
The Texans got contributions from several role players in Monday's 30-23 loss at Pittsburgh. Backup running back Alfred Blue ran five times for 14 yards and took a dumpoff pass 11 yards for his first career touchdown.