Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 16, 2010 @ 09:36:36 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (knee) said he is feeling no effects from the MCL tears in each knee that ended his 2009 season. Gradkowski told the Contra Costa Times's Steve Corkran, "I never stopped working out because I wanted to get my knees healthy and my legs strong. I could play in a game tomorrow. I feel great."

QB | Chris Simms | Free Agent | Transaction
Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports the Denver Broncos have released QB Chris Simms.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
SIRIUS NFL Radio reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger was not present at the start of the team's offseason workouts Monday, March 15.

QB | Charlie Frye | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agency News
David White, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent QB Charlie Frye has signed his one-year tender offer.

QB | JaMarcus Russell | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
David White, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell was not present at the start of the team's offseason voluntary workouts Monday, March 15. When asked if he will show today, one starter said "don't hold your breath." Several players who have been working out at the facility the last few weeks said they have not seen Russell at all.


Running Back

RB | Joique Bell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Wayne State RB Joique Bell will work out at Central Michigan's Pro Day. Bell will run the 40-yard dash, do position drills and catch passes.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Philadelphia Eagles are scheduled to meet with New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent RB Mike Bell Tuesday, March 16.

RB | D.J. Ware | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agency News
ESPN.com reports the New York Giants have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent RB D.J. Ware, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Free Agency News
Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos restricted free-agent WR Brandon Marshall is not taking part in the team's offseason workouts.

WR | Ruvell Martin | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Ruvell Martin (Rams) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
David White, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) said his injured foot is healthy. Heyward-Bey missed the last month of his rookie season with foot problems.


Tight End

TE | Tony Scheffler | Denver Broncos | Free Agency News
Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos restricted free-agent TE Tony Scheffler and OL Chris Kuper are not taking part in the team's offseason workouts.

TE | Dennis Pitta | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New England Patriots are scheduled to hold a private workout with Brigham Young TE Dennis Pitta Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.


Place Kicker

PK | Ricky Schmitt | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agency News
TitansOnline.com reports the Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent PK Ricky Schmitt (49ers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Offensive Guard

OG | Richie Incognito | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent OL Richie Incognito (Bills) Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.


Offensive Line

OL | Chris Kuper | Denver Broncos | Free Agency News
Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos restricted free-agent TE Tony Scheffler and OL Chris Kuper are not taking part in the team's offseason workouts.


Defensive Line

DL | Darryl Tapp | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports Seattle Seahawks restricted free-agent DE Darryl Tapp has signed his tender from the team.

DL | Anthony Hargrove | New Orleans Saints | Free Agency News
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the Detroit Lions were scheduled to meet with New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent DL Anthony Hargrove Monday, March 15, and Tuesday, March 16.

DL | Ray Edwards | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agency News
Albert Breer, of the Boston Globe, reports a number of teams in the bottom of the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft are taking a look at Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent DE Ray Edwards. The Vikings placed a first-round tender on Edwards.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Gerald McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports the Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with University of Oklahoma DT Gerald McCoy Thursday, March 18.


Linebacker

LB | Na'il Diggs | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams could look to sign free-agent LB Na'il Diggs (Panthers) as a candidate to replace Paris Lenon at weakside linebacker.

LB | Joey Porter | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves said the team continues to have interest in free-agent LB Joey Porter (Dolphins). The team and Porter's agent were in contact Monday, March 15, although no deal is imminent.

LB | Ricky Brown | Oakland Raiders | Free Agency News
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent LB Ricky Brown will sign his second-round tender when he returns from a NFLPA trip in Hawaii, according to a league source.

LB | Barrett Ruud | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Ira Kaufman, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers restricted free-agent LB Barrett Ruud said he will take part in the team's offseason workouts. Ruud sat out the workouts last season when he was a restricted free agent.

LB | Elvis Dumervil | Denver Broncos | Free Agency News
Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos restricted free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil is not taking part in the team's offseason workouts.

LB | Sean Witherspoon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Atlanta Falcons are scheduled to hold a private workout with University of Missouri LB Sean Witherspoon Wednesday, March 17.

LB | Paris Lenon | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday, March 15, that they have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Paris Lenon (Rams) on a three-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Defensive Back

DB | Chris Cook | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports University of Virginia CB Chris Cook is scheduled to participate in private workouts with the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, according to a source.


Cornerback

CB | Adam Jones | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary has no plans to attend a workout for free-agent CB Adam Jones (Cowboys) Friday, March 19, in New Orleans, a source close to Singletary confirmed. An earlier report indicated that Singletary was one of the coaches expected to be on hand.

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Draft Information
Updating a previous item, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions acquired CB Chris Houston from the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

CB | Marcus Hudson | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agency News
ESPN.com reports the Carolina Panthers have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Marcus Hudson (49ers) to a one-year deal, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Deon Grant | Free Agent | Transaction
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant and LS Matthew Overton have been released.

SS | Roy L. Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports the Cincinnati Bengals SS Roy L. Williams (forearm) said his forearm has healed well and will be ready for the start of offseason workouts.

SS | Hiram Eugene | Oakland Raiders | Free Agency News
David White, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders FS Hiram Eugene, a restricted free agent, has not signed his second-round tender yet, but he did sign a release form allowing him to work out with the Raiders during their offseason program.


Free Safety

FS | Michael Mitchell | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
David White, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders S Michael Mitchell said he is now healthy after suffering a variety of injuries during the 2009 season.

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