Jordan Cameron Fantasy News

Dolphins moving on from TE Charles Clay

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 11:39am

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

Dolphins are NOT matching 5-year, $38 million offer sheet that Buffalo gave TE Charles Clay, per sources. Bills have a new TE.

Fantasy Impact:

He'll join a receiving corps that already includes Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin, so targets may be tough to come by, especially when the Bills go run-heavy under OC Greg Roman and HC Rex Ryan. Roman's (lack of) usage of Vernon Davis while with the 49ers is not a good sign for Clay. In Miami, Jordan Cameron gets a boost as the Dolphins' primary tight end. Clay was #10 in targets per game (6.0) last season. Cameron could be even more involved than Clay.

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TE Charles Clay signed an offer sheet with the Bills

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 7:32pm

Vic Carucci, Twitter - [Full Article]

The Bills have given an offer sheet that Charles Clay has signed. The Dolphins have 5 days to match.

Fantasy Impact:

The deal is reportedly worth $38 million over five years with $20 million guaranteed. Clay's targets would be affected if he stayed in Miami after the Dolphins signed Jordan Cameron. If he ends up with the Bills, he'll join a receiving corps that already includes Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin, so targets may be tough to come by, especially if the Bills go run-heavy under OC Greg Roman and HC Rex Ryan. Roman's (lack of) usage of Vernon Davis while with the 49ers is not a good sign for Clay.

Dolphins trade WR Mike Wallace to the Vikings

Friday, March 13, 2015, 7:26pm

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

Vikings traded 5th-round pick to Miami for WR Mike Wallace and 7th-round pick, per league source.

Fantasy Impact:

Starting with the Dolphins, this news is good for Jarvis Landry and the newly acquired Kenny Stills and Jordan Cameron since Wallace's 7.2 targets per game are now up for grabs. In Minnesota, Wallace will likely start opposite Charles Johnson with Greg Jennings serving as the team's WR3. (Fantasy owners should not expect much from Cordarrelle Patterson in 2015.) We're wary any time a receiver changes teams, especially when he's not getting a promotion, which is the case here with Wallace. The acquisition is good news for Teddy Bridgewater, who averaged a solid 15.0 FP after his Week 10 bye. Those are QB2-type numbers, so with a year under his belt and Wallace in the mix, Bridgewater should be a good QBBC/streaming option in his second season.

Not so fast: TE Jordan Cameron signs with the Dolphins

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 9:15pm

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

And now the Dolphins have announced they signed former Browns TE Jordan Cameron.

Update: The deal is for $15 million over two years, which is what the Browns reportedly offered. Cameron wanted out of Cleveland.

Fantasy Impact:

Miami is a better landing spot than Cleveland. After finishing #5 in 2013, Cameron only posted 2.4 catches per game last season and finished #24 in standard formats. His targets dropped from 7.9 to 4.8 per game, which didn't make much sense since the Browns were without Josh Gordon for most of the season. He should see an increase in targets since the Dolphins gave Charles Clay 6.0 T/G in 2014 and 6.2 T/G over the last two years. Clay finished #13 in PPR PPG, and Cameron is probably an upgrade as a receiver. He’s a real threat to finish in the top 10 if he stays healthy. (Concussions are a concern.)

Browns, Josh McCown agree to terms on a three-year deal

Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:03pm - [Full Article]

The Browns agreed to terms with Josh McCown, 35, on a three-year deal Friday after a bidding war between the Browns and Bills, who are now coached by Ryan.

McCown's signing decreases the chances that the Browns will re-sign Brian Hoyer, who's gone 10-6 for them over the past two years, including 7-6 this season.

Fantasy Impact:

McCown will likely serve as the veteran competition for Johnny Manziel. With the loss of Josh Gordon (suspension) for the year and the likely departure of Jordan Cameron via free agency, this is shaping up as one of the worst passing games in the league.

'Very good possibility' Bengals move on from TE Jermaine Gresham

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 11:26am - [Full Article] writer Geoff Hobson on the team's TE situation: It looks like there is a very good possibility they won’t re-sign Jermaine Gresham, but it’s not a pass catcher they need to replace. They’ve got that in Tyler Eifert. They’re going to need a big guy that can block the tall, lean, big pass rushers like Terrell Suggs. Gresham did a good job with that and I suspect they’ll have an easier time finding that guy in free agency rather than the draft. The guy won’t be the target that Gresham is, but they’ll still be able to play double tight end sets.

Fantasy Impact:

If Gresham is out of the way, Eifert should be a nice late-round pick provided he can stay healthy. He has good size and speed, and showed pretty good hands as a rookie. He only played about 60 percent of the snaps in 2013, and averaged 0.14 FP (PPR) per snap. Extrapolate the same production to 90 percent of the snaps (which is typical for a starting tight end), and Eifert shouldn't have any problem posting top 15 numbers. With solid improvement, he could very well be this year's Jordan Cameron (2013) or Travis Kelce (2014).

Browns unsure of seriousness of Johnny Manziel's hamstring injury

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:10pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel left Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers late in the first half with a hamstring injury and did not return.

Panthers safety Colin Jones hit Manziel by the sideline on a designed quarterback run. Manziel got up and headed back toward the huddle but quickly fell back down. Trainers examined his hamstring for a few minutes on the field and a few minutes on the sideline before taking him into the locker room for halftime.

Manziel said he first hurt himself on a play from the previous drive, a third-and-1 slant route to Josh Gordon that was reviewed and overturned. Manziel fell on the throw and "felt a little tight in my hamstring" when he got up. The injury worsened after the first-down run on the next series.

Manziel is considered questionable for Sunday's finale against Baltimore. Coach Mike Pettine said after the loss he wasn't sure of the severity of the injury.

Fantasy Impact:

Brian Hoyer took over at quarterback and finished with 134 yards on 7 of 13 passing with one touchdown and one interception. The scoring pass was an 81-yard bomb to tight end Jordan Cameron that put the Browns ahead 13-10 in the fourth quarter. The Panthers, however, emerged with a 17-13 victory. Manziel came out after halftime with a towel over his head. Hoyer would play in Week 17 if Manziel is unable to go. The game is at Baltimore.

Friday, December 5, 2014, 6:38pm

Browns TE Gary Barnidge (rib, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 14. Jim Dray would likely draw the most work if Jordan Cameron is also out.

Friday, December 5, 2014, 6:38pm

Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 14. Cameron is meeting with an independent doctor on Friday hoping to get cleared for Week 14. He’s worthy of a dart throw given the current state of the tight end position.

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 5:59pm

Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Cameron seems to be getting closer to a return, but we won’t know for sure until later in the week.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6:30pm

Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Cameron seems to be getting closer to a return, but we won’t know for sure until later in the week.

Jordan Cameron OUT for Week 13

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 3:55pm - [Full Article]

The Cleveland Browns will be without Jordan Cameron for the fifth straight game due to a concussion.

Cameron was listed as questionable, but did not make the trip with the team to Buffalo to face the Bills, according to multiple reports out of Cleveland.

The tight end was limited in practice all week, prompting optimism that he could return to the lineup. However, he didn't clear the final hurdle of concussion protocol.

Fantasy Impact:

At this point it's fair to wonder whether Cameron will return for the rest of the season. Brian Hoyer and the Browns have survived most of the season without heavy production from the tight end, who has just 13 receptions in six games, the story said. Cameron had a ton of potential as a middle of the field target in an offense that welcomed back Josh Gordon last week, but it will be tough to trust him in the fantasy playoff season.

Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:04pm

Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 13. Cameron may have to pass further concussion tests to play in Week 13. It sounds like he’s getting close. We should know more by Saturday. The Bills are #1 in TE aFPA, so it’s not a good matchup.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:20pm

Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion) took limited practice reps Wednesday. HC Mike Pettine said that they’re looking for Cameron “to practice symptom-free for a couple of days in a row.” He’s making progress and may play this week.

Browns Beat: Jordan Cameron could play this week

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 2:23pm

Tony Grossi on Twitter - [Full Article]

All signs look like a go [for Browns TE Jordan Cameron to play this week].

Fantasy Impact:

Cameron would be an interesting play for those hurting at the TE position at this point in your season. While he's had three concussions the last three years, the thought of Cameron getting back on the field with WR Josh Gordon opening things up is too good to pass up. We'll continue to monitor the situation but early signs apparently point to him playing in Week 13. The Browns take on the Bills who came into last week as the top team against TEs, but Cameron's schedule the rest of the way appears favorable.