Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 17, 2010 @ 10:23:38 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Derek Anderson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports via Twitter that free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Browns) has reportedly agreed to terms with the Arizona Cardinals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

QB | Rex Grossman | Washington Redskins | Free Agency News
Updating a previous item, NFL.com reports the Washington Redskins announced Wednesday, March 17, that they have signed free-agent QB Rex Grossman (Texans). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

QB | Matt Leinart | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he is not concerned about QB Matt Leinart taking over for retired QB Kurt Warner as the starting quarterback in 2010. "I feel very good where Matt is right now," Whisenhunt said, according to USA Today. "... Matt's ready to take the reins and be the quarterback that we all feel he can be."

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder, knee) is not running full-speed to start the team's offseason conditioning program this week, but he says he is fine otherwise and expects to be able to participate fully in team workouts. Stafford said, "The shoulder feels good. The knee's coming along. I threw today full speed, felt pretty good. Obviously, it's just going to keep getting better. I'm excited to be back and ready to go."

QB | Armanti Edwards | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Darin Gantt, for the Charlotte Observer, reports representatives from the Carolina Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns attended the Appalachian State Pro Day to watch QB Armanti Edwards. Edwards ran both of his 40-yard dashes in the 4.4-second range.

QB | Tim Tebow | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports University of Florida QB Tim Tebow said he has a meeting scheduled with the Buffalo Bills.

QB | Colt McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills are scheduled to meet with University of Texas QB Colt McCoy next month.

QB | Tony Pike | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the New England Patriots are working out University of Cincinnati QB Tony Pike and WR Mardy Gilyard Tuesday, March 16.


Running Back

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports former NFL head coach Dick Vermeil said he believes Washington Redskins RB Larry Johnson will beat out RB Clinton Portis for the team's starting running back spot. "He will take over the running back position," Vermeil said. "That's what I think. He'll push that guy right out of a job. Larry Johnson will work all week - he'll work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday - and he'll make you start him on Sundays."

RB | Larry Johnson | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports former NFL head coach Dick Vermeil said he believes Washington Redskins RB Larry Johnson will beat out RB Clinton Portis for the team's starting running back spot. "He will take over the running back position," Vermeil said. "That's what I think. He'll push that guy right out of a job. Larry Johnson will work all week - he'll work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday - and he'll make you start him on Sundays."

RB | Justin Fargas | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Bradley Handwerger, of WWLTV.com, reports free-agent RB Justin Fargas (Raiders) met with the New Orleans Saints Tuesday, March 16.

RB | DeShawn Wynn | Green Bay Packers | Free Agency News
Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports free-agent RB DeShawn Wynn said he still hopes to re-sign with the Green Bay Packers and probably will.

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the San Diego Chargers have met with Georgia Tech RB Jonathan Dwyer, who could be a target for the team in either the first or second round of the NFL Draft.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent RB Mike Bell has signed an offer sheet with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to his agent. The offer is a one-year deal worth $1.7 million. The Saints will have seven days to match the offer.

RB | Quinton Ganther | Washington Redskins | Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent RB Quinton Ganther (Redskins) Wednesday, March 17.


Fullback

FB | Jason McKie | Free Agent | Transaction
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Chicago Bears have released FS Jason McKie.

FB | Tony Richardson | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the New York Jets have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent FB Tony Richardson (Jets). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jeremy Horne | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Benjamin Klein, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Carolina Panthers are scheduled to meet with University of Massachusetts WR Jeremy Horne at the university's Pro Day.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the New England Patriots are working out University of Cincinnati QB Tony Pike and WR Mardy Gilyard Tuesday, March 16.


Tight End

TE | Scott Chandler | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the New York Giants have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent TE Scott Chandler. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

TE | Greg Estandia | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have re-signed unrestricted free-agent TE Greg Estandia. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

TE | Rob Gronkowski | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals likely will take a look at selecting University of Oklahoma Jermaine Gresham or University of Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski in the 2010 NFL Draft.

TE | Jermaine Gresham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals likely will take a look at selecting University of Oklahoma Jermaine Gresham or University of Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski in the 2010 NFL Draft.

TE | Reggie Kelly | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are still interested in re-signing unrestricted free-agent TE Reggie Kelly.


Offensive Guard

OG | Chester Pitts | Houston Texans | Free Agency News
Updating a previous item, Mark Berman, of FOX 26 Houston, reports free-agent OG Chester Pitts (Texans) said he will visit the Detroit Lions Wednesday, March 17, and could sign with the team if the offer is right. "If the Lions give me something I can't refuse, I am not leaving Detroit and I will cancel my trip to San Francisco," Pitts said. Pitts added he is impressed with what's happening in Detroit. "I like what (Lions Head) Coach (Jim) Schwartz is doing," Pitts said. "He's really upgraded his defense by adding (DL) Corey Williams and (DL) Kyle Vanden Bosch."

OG | Richie Incognito | Miami Dolphins | Transaction
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that the Miami Dolphins have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent OG Richie Incognito (Bills). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

OG | Ryan Lilja | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agency News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms with free-agent OG Ryan Lilja (Colts) on a three-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Barry Sims | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Washington Redskins are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent OT Barry Sims (49ers) Friday, March 19, according to a source.


Offensive Line

OL | Mike Iupati | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati is scheduled to meet with nine teams before the 2010 NFL Draft at this time.


Defensive Line

DL | Dwan Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that the Buffalo Bills officially signed free-agent DL Dwan Edwards (Ravens) to a four-year, $18 million deal Wednesday, March 17.

DL | Darryl Tapp | Philadelphia Eagles | Draft Information
Updating a previous item, the Philadelphia Eagles announced they sent a fourth-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft acquired from the New York Jets in exchange for DE Darryl Tapp.

DL | Chris Clemons | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have traded DE Darryl Tapp to the Philadelphia Eagles for LB/DE Chris Clemons and an undisclosed draft pick.

DL | Alex Daniels | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New England Patriots held a private workout with University of Cincinnati DL Ricardo Mathews and DE Alex Daniels Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.


Defensive End

DE | Aaron Morgan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders held private workouts with University of Louisiana-Monroe DE Aaron Morgan after his Pro Day, according to a source.


Linebacker

LB | Matt McCoy | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent LB Matt McCoy (Buccaneers), according to his agent, Orlando Castano. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

LB | Joey Porter | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports free-agent LB Joey Porter (Dolphins) will visit the Washington Redskins Thursday, March 18.

LB | E.J. Henderson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (leg) says he is on track to return to the field for training camp. Henderson says he started walking without a cane a few weeks ago.

LB | Andra Davis | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Buffalo Bills have signed unrestricted free-agent LB Andra Davis (Broncos) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Akin Ayodele | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the Arizona Cardinals have expressed interest in unrestricted free-agent LB Akin Ayodele (Dolphins).


Cornerback

CB | Tim Jennings | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Chicago Bears have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Tim Jennings (Colts) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Tye Hill | Free Agent | Transaction
AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have released CB Tye Hill.


Strong Safety

SS | Deon Grant | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins are not interested in unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks) at this time, according to a source.

SS | Matt Giordano | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agency News
AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have signed unrestricted free-agent SS Matt Giordano (Packers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Free Safety

FS | Sean Jones | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday, March 17, that they have signed free-agent FS Sean Jones (Eagles) to a two-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

FS | Danieal Manning | Chicago Bears | Free Agency News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears restricted free-agent FS Danieal Manning is unlikely to attend the start of the team's offseason workout program as he awaits a new contract. The Bears tendered Manning at the original-round level, meaning he would earn $1.176 million for 2010 if he signs the one-year offer. "He's definitely not happy with the way he was tendered,'' agent Russel Hicks said. "Until he gets a contract, he won't be attending any offseason workouts."

FS | Josh Barrett | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Denver Broncos have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent FS Josh Barrett. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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