Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 12, 2010 @ 11:15:24 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Mike Kafka | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports Northwestern QB Mike Kafka had a tremendous throwing session at his Pro Day in front of scouts from 25 NFL teams. Cincinnati Bengals quarterbacks coach Ken Zampese and Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks coach Chris Miller were in attendance.

QB | Tim Tebow | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver indicated the team would not change their plans for the 2010 NFL Draft to pick Florida QB Tim Tebow. Weaver said, "Personally, I think Tim Tebow is an extraordinary young man and he's an extraordinary athlete. He's going to be successful in the National Football League. What we've got to do is trust our value board in our draft. If we force a pick, then we devalue thousands of hours of work by our scouts. We have to be true to our mission and go take the best player with our pick."

QB | Matt Leinart | Arizona Cardinals | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt, during an interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio, said QB Matt Leinart is fully aware the team is going to give him competition for the starting quarterback duties this year. Whisenhunt added the Cardinals are definitely in the market for depth at the quarterback position.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the New Orleans Saints are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent QB Jake Delhomme (Panthers) Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13.

QB | Tony Pike | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Denver Broncos conducted a private workout with University of Cincinnati QB Tony Pike and WR Mardy Gilyard Thursday, March 11, according to a source.


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mike Wobschall, of Vikings.com, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said during a radio interview that the Vikings meeting with unrestricted free-agent LaDainian Tomlinson (Chargers) went well and if they signed him, RB Adrian Peterson and Tomlinson would make a formidable pairing. "I really look at it as a guy that if we were fortunate enough to get him, we would have a 1 and 1A. He understands that dynamic. But he can do all the things that he needs to do in this offense," Childress said.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | NCAA | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Oregon RB LeGarrette Blount was not present at the school's Pro Day Thursday, March 11.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (concussion) has been cleared by a concussion specialist to participate in offseason workouts.

RB | Justin Fargas | Free Agent | Free Agency News, Fantasy
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced they will meet with unrestricted free-agent RB Justin Fargas (Raiders) Friday, March 12.


Wide Receiver

WR | Andrew Brewer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports Northwestern WR Andrew Brewer ran the 40-yard dash in 4.60 seconds and 4.62 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.08 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.84 seconds at his Pro Day. He measured a 39-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot broad jump and completed 15 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

WR | Chris Davis | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Chris Davis (Titans). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Hank Baskett | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced they have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Hank Baskett (Colts) to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Xavier Bowman | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Utah State WR Xavier Bowman measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-1 7/8, 201 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.15 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.00 seconds. He measured a 32-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-8 broad jump and completed 15 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

WR | Preston Parker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports North Alabama WR Preston Parker stood on some of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine. Parker did the run the 40yard dash in 4.57 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.00 seconds and measured a 9-foot-10 broad jump while at his Pro Day.

WR | Dion Morton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen of NFLDraftBible.com reports Colorado State WR Dion Morton measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-8, 160 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.31 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.80 seconds. He measured a 36-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-8 broad jump.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin, during an interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio, said he has been working out since the end of last season and his body feels great. Boldin noted he is excited and looking forward to getting on the field and working out with his new teammates.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Denver Broncos conducted a private workout with University of Cincinnati QB Tony Pike and WR Mardy Gilyard Thursday, March 11, according to a source.

WR | Chad Hall | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced they have signed undrafted free-agent WR Chad Hall (Air Force) to a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Jameson Konz | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, of the NFL Draft Bible, reports Kent State WR Jameson Konz ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds at his Pro Day. He also measured a 46-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-8 broad jump.


Tight End

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agency News
ESPN.com reports the Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent TE Benjamin Watson (Patriots) on a three-year deal worth $12 million, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The contract includes $6.35 million in guaranteed money.

TE | Jamie McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Texas A&M TE/FB Jamie McCoy measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-1 5/8, 229 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.57 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.11 seconds. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-10 broad jump and completed 23 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

TE | Joe Klopfenstein | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Buffalo Bills have re-signed unrestricted free-agent TE Joe Klopfenstein. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

TE | Anthony McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks and Cincinnati Bengals have shown interest in University of Southern California TE Anthony McCoy.


Offensive Guard

OG | Chester Pitts | Houston Texans | Free Agency News
John Niyo, of the Detroit News, reports the San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent OG Chester Pitts (Texans) at some point next week, according to his agent.

OG | Bobbie Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports free-agent OG Bobbie Williams (Bengals) agent, Tony Agnone, said he and the Cincinnati Bengals are at the same point in talks that they were last week. Agnone said he remains hopeful both sides can come to an agreement, but they continue to test the waters with other teams. Three teams have expressed interest about Williams, but one of those teams is a Final Eight team that has not lost anyone yet.

OG | Rex Hadnot | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports free-agent OG Rex Hadnot (Browns) has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Mike Gandy | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports the Arizona Cardinals likely will not re-sign unrestricted free-agent OT Mike Gandy.


Offensive Line

OL | Jeremy Bridges | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports the Arizona Cardinals re-signed unrestricted free-agent OT Jeremy Bridges to a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Nate Collins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Brag Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports the Arizona Cardinals are scheduled to meet with University of Virginia DT Nate Collins, according to a league source.

DL | Leonard Little | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the New Orleans Saints have rescheduled unrestricted free-agent DE Leonard Little's (Rams) visit with the team.

DL | Jimmy Kennedy | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agency News
Allen Wilson, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills are looking at unrestricted free-agent DT Jimmy Kennedy (Vikings) as a possible nose tackle in their 3-4 defensive alignment.

DL | Gerard Warren | Free Agent | Transaction
NFL.com reports the Oakland Raiders have released DT Gerard Warren, according to NFL Network's Michael Lombardi.

DL | Jason Taylor | Miami Dolphins | Free Agency News
Jeff Darlington, of the Miami Herald, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Jason Taylor (Dolphins) is receiving interest from four teams, including the Miami Dolphins. Taylor is taking his time signing with the team because of the uncapped year.

DL | Le Kevin Smith | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agency News
DenverBroncos.com reports the Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent DL Le Kevin Smith (Broncos). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Defensive End

DE | Barry Turner | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Nebraska DE Barry Turner ran the 40-yard dash in 4.83 seconds and 4.85 seconds at his Pro Day. He measured a 27 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-3 broad jump.

DE | Daniel Howard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Texas Tech DE Daniel Howard measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-2, 244 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.70 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.40 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.13 seconds. He measured a 32-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-9 broad jump and completed 16 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

DE | James Ruffin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen of NFLDraftBible.com reports Northern Iowa DE James Ruffin measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-3 1/2, 264 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.58 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.21 seconds. He measured a 31-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-5 broad jump and completed 27 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Linebacker

LB | Phillip Dillard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Nebraska LB Phillip Dillard ran the short shuttle in 4.53 seconds and measured a 9-foot-4 broad jump at his Pro Day. He also completed 18 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press. He decided to keep the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine.

LB | Paris Lenon | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Kent Somers, of the Arizona Republic, reports the Arizona Cardinals are meeting with unrestricted free-agent LB Paris Lenon (Rams) Friday, March 12.

LB | Lee Campbell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports University of Minnesota LB Lee Campbell ran the 40-yard dash in 4.79 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.20 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.11 seconds. He measured a 34-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-6 1/2 broad jump and completed 17 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Jeremy Sanders | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Baylor LB/RB Jeremy Sanders measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-2, 215 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.36 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.99 seconds. He measured a 38-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-3 broad jump and completed 23 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Boris Lee | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Troy LB Boris Lee measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot 1/2, 238 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds. He measured a 33-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-5 broad jump and completed 27 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Simoni Lawrence | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen of NFLDraftBible.com reports University of Minnesota LB Simoni Lawrence measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot, 230 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.56 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.25 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.80 seconds. He stood on his NFL Scouting Combine performance for the vertical jump, broad jump and bench press.

LB | Kirk Morrison | Oakland Raiders | Free Agency News
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent LB Kirk Morrison said during a radio interview that a few teams have shown interest in him.

LB | Andra Davis | Free Agent | Transaction
Josina Anderson, of FOX 31 KDVR Denver, reports the Denver Broncos have informed LB Andra Davis that he has been released.

LB | Joey Porter | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Kent Somers, of the Arizona Republic, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Joey Porter (Dolphins) said other teams have expressed interest in him and could meet with other teams if the Arizona Cardinals do not make an offer to him.

LB | Larry Foote | Detroit Lions | Free Agency News
Kent Somers, of the Arizona Republic, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Larry Foote (Lions) said he wants to sign with the Arizona Cardinals. "I want to be a Cardinal and hopefully we can get it done. First of all, they're winning. I know [head coach Ken Whisenhunt]. I know his pedigree, what type of coach he is, the talent they have here. They have a good chance of going back to the Super Bowl," Foote said. The Cardinals have not made an offer to Foote at this point.


Cornerback

CB | Roderick Hood | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agency News
TitansOnline.com reports the Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent CB Roderick Hood (Titans). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Joe Haden | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Joe Haden Sr., father of University of Florida CB Joe Haden, said a tight back was the reason Haden posted slower than expected 40-yard dash times at the NFL Scouting Combine. His father believes Haden will run faster at his Pro Day.

CB | Patrick Stoudamire | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Western Illinois CB Patrick Stoudamire measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-10 1/4, 205 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.45 seconds, the short shuttle in 3.95 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.67 seconds. He measured a 43-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-11 broad jump and completed 11 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

CB | Anthony Wiseman | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Maryland CB Anthony Wiseman measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-9 1/4, 186 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.33 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.34 seconds. He measured a 36-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-8 broad jump and completed 13 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

CB | Nolan Carroll | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Maryland CB Nolan Carroll has private workouts scheduled with the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns, according to a league source.

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports Washington Redskins restricted free-agent CB Carlos Rogers talked with head coach Mike Shanahan and intends to report for offseason workouts.


Safety

S | Matt O'Hanlon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Nebraska S Matt O'Hanlon ran the 40-yard dash in 4.64 seconds and 4.65 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.24 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.97 seconds at his Pro Day. He measured a 37-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot broad jump and completed 17 repititions on the 225-pound bench press.

S | Larry Asante | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Nebraska SS Larry Asante ran the 40-yard dash in 4.66 seconds and 4.68 seconds at his Pro Day. He decided to keep the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine.

S | DaMon Cromartie-Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports University of Texas-El Paso S DaMon Cromartie-Smith measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-1 1/4, 206 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.40 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.13 seconds. He measured a 32-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-9 broad jump and completed 16 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

S | Terrence Washington | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports West Virginia State S Terrence Washington measured in at Kent State's Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-8 1/8, 181 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.42 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.09 seconds. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-6 broad jump and completed 29 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Free Safety

FS | Sean Jones | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Updating a previous item, Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports free-agent S Sean Jones (Eagles) is scheduled to visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, March 12.

FS | Brodney Pool | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports the New York Jets have reached an agreement on a one-year, $1.3 million contract with free-agent S Brodney Pool (Browns).

FS | Josh Bullocks | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agency News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears restricted free-agent FS Josh Bullocks has signed his tender offer, which is a one-year deal worth $1.226 million.

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