Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 9, 2009 @ 09:19:36 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (knee) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 9, but appears to be limited.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning (foot) will try to practice Friday, Oct. 9, according to the team's spokesman.

QB | Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner (shoulder) practiced Thursday, Oct. 8.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 8.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (ribs) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and he is questionable for Week 5.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (ankle, knee, foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 8, but he will play Week 5.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (rib) should be able to play in Week 5.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (shoulder) did some work with the scout team Thursday, Oct. 8, and looked good throwing the ball. Bugler was listed as limited Thursday. He is likely a week away from returning.


Running Back

RB | Derrick Ward | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Derrick Ward (knee) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 9.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham (hamstring) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 9.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said RB Willie Parker (toe) will be the team's starter when he is healthy because at this point Parker is proven and RB Rashard Mendenhall has not proven himself yet. "Willie Parker's a proven commodity. When Rashard is (proven), then we'll re-evaluate him. I hope it gets to that problem. I'd like to have those two healthy at the same time," Arians said.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said RB Willie Parker (toe) will be the team's starter when he is healthy because at this point Parker is proven and RB Rashard Mendenhall has not proven himself yet. "Willie Parker's a proven commodity. When Rashard is (proven), then we'll re-evaluate him. I hope it gets to that problem. I'd like to have those two healthy at the same time," Arians said.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (quadriceps) is expected to start in the team's Week 5 game.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (knee) will not play in the team's Week 5 game, according to a source.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Christopher L. Gasper, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots RB Fred Taylor (ankle) underwent surgery Thursday, Oct. 8, to repair severe ligament damage in his right ankle and could miss the rest of the season, according to a league source. There is a small chance he could return during the final month of the regular season depending on how his recovery progresses.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (ankle) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and he is out for Week 5. He might be able to return for Oct. 25.

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Cedric Benson (hip) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 8, and he should be able to play Week 5.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter (ankle) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He would need a quick recovery if he wanted to play Week 5, but he has not officially been ruled out.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (knee) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and he is out for Week 5.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) should be able to play in Week 5.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He said he is day-to-day.

RB | Danny Ware | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Danny Ware (elbow) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He likely will not play in Week 5.

RB | Mike Goodson | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Mike Goodson (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and likely will not play in Week 5.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He expects to play in the team's Week 5 game.

RB | Michael Bush | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Corkran, for the San Jose Mercury News, reports Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bush said he hopes to show the Raiders that he is an every down running back and will have to opportunity to because of the injury to RB Darren McFadden (knee). There are several people both inside and outside the organization that believe Bush is best suited to be an every down back among the Raiders backs because of his combination of size, speed and strength.


Fullback

FB | Justin Griffith | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks CB Josh Wilson (ankle) and FB Justin Griffith (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 8, and are probable for Week 5.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Rex Hadnot (knee), OG Floyd Womack (ankle), FB Lawrence Vickers (illness) and FS Mike Adams (groin) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. Hadnot may be able to play in Week 5.

FB | Ovie Mughelli | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB Ovie Mughelli (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Torrie Cox (ankle), WR Michael Clayton (ribs) and QB Byron Leftwich (hip) are participating in practice Friday, Oct. 9.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 9.

WR | Nate Washington | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington (concussion) practiced Thursday, Oct. 8, and he is expected to play Week 5.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and he will be available for the team's Week 5 game.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He is out for Week 5 and will miss two to four weeks.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8, but head coach Rex Ryan said he expects Cotchery to play Week 5.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 8.

WR | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams (ribs) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8. WR Miles Austin would start if Williams is unable to play.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams (ribs) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8. WR Miles Austin would start if Williams is unable to play.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and he is doubtful for Week 5.

WR | Johnnie Lee Higgins | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (concussion) and WR Johnnie Lee Higgins (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and both players are expected to play Week 5.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (knee) probably will play in Week 5 but may not start.

WR | Andre' Davis | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans TE James Casey (knee) and WR Andre' Davis (calf) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. They are expected to play in Week 5.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (neck) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He will be able to start in Week 5.

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8.

WR | Keenan Burton | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams WR Keenan Burton (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He is considered questionable for Week 5.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (thigh) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He is expected to play in Week 5.

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He may be able to play in Week 5.


Tight End

TE | Kevin Boss | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants TE Kevin Boss (ankle), CB Aaron Ross (hamstring) and DL Chris Canty (calf) are not practicing Friday, Oct. 9.

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (concussion) and WR Johnnie Lee Higgins (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 8, and both players are expected to play Week 5.


Place Kicker

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns PK Phil Dawson (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. It seems unlikely that he will play in Week 5.

PK | Jason Elam | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons PK Jason Elam (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 8. He is expected to be available to play in Week 5.

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