Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 30, 2010 @ 10:27:12 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agents
ESPN.com reports the Oakland Raiders are not concerned that Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb is due a $6.2 million roster bonus May 5 or that he is scheduled to become a free agent following the 2010 season, according to sources. The Raiders are considered the leading candidates to acquire McNabb in a trade from the Eagles.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub was pleased with the way the team kicked off the start of their offseason workout program Monday, March 29, reports Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com. "All the guys are on board, and we're ready to go out to work and get better," Schaub said.

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Reid Laymance, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said he was very impressed with University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford's workout at his Pro Day.

QB | Jimmy Clausen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins appear to covet University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen and Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung more than all of the other prospects with their first-round pick.


Running Back

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster said he has been working out since the 2009 season concluded, according to Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com. "I took a little bit of a break, but I plan on doing big things this year, so I've been working like it," Foster noted. Foster rushed for 216 yards and three touchdowns during the team's final two regular season games. On a side note, he changed his jersey number from 37 to 23 during the offseason.

RB | Darren Sproles | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent RB Darren Sproles is attending the team's voluntary offseason training program.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore said he would not like if the team used a three-running back situation because he is worried he may not be able to get into a rhythm.

RB | Montario Hardesty | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Albert Breer, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots are scheduled to meet with University of Tennessee RB Montario Hardesty Wednesday, March 31.

RB | Kahlil Bell | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent RB Kahlil Bell, LB Tim Shaw and DT Matt Toeaina to one-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dez Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that 22 NFL teams are expected to attend Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant's Pro Day workout Tuesday, March 30.

WR | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams said he will have to rebuild trust between himself and QB Tony Romo after a difficult season in 2009. Williams acknowledged that Romo likely lost confidence in him due to a number of dropped passes. "Of course if I throw to a guy in the game and he is tripping by not catching the ball I would lose confidence in him, too," Williams said. "He won't say it publicly, but what quarterback wouldn't lose trust? I'm going to try to get in good with him and be his buddy. You have to make plays in the game to get the ball and get plays drawn for you. I have to make plays."

WR | Trent Guy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Daniel Mogollon, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Carolina Panthers worked out Louisville WR Trent Guy Monday, March 29.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have announced restricted free-agent WR Steve Breaston has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Taylor Price | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Ohio University WR Taylor Price Tuesday, March 30, and Wednesday, March 31, according to a source.

WR | Sean Morey | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Sean Morey (Cardinals) to a multi-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Tight End

TE | Reggie Kelly | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer said he is optimistic that the team will be able to re-sign unrestricted free-agent OG Bobbie Williams and TE Reggie Kelly.


Place Kicker

PK | Matt Stover | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports unrestricted free-agent PK Matt Stover (Colts) said he has not been contacted by the Baltimore Ravens.


Offensive Guard

OG | Daniel Loper | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions restricted free-agent OL Daniel Loper has signed his tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

OG | Bobbie Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer said he is optimistic that the team will be able to re-sign unrestricted free-agent OG Bobbie Williams and TE Reggie Kelly.

OG | David Baas | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports San Francisco 49ers restricted free-agent OG David Baas has not signed his tender offer but has signed a waiver that will allow him to participate in offseason workouts.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jared Gaither | Baltimore Ravens | Draft, Free Agents
Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network, reports the Washington Redskins are a team that could be interested in acquiring Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent OT Jared Gaither, particularly if they don't draft an offensive tackle with the fourth overall pick in the NFL Draft.

OT | Nate Livings | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent QB Jordan Palmer, OG Nate Livings, OT Dennis Roland and SS Kyries Hebert. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

OT | Russell Okung | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins appear to covet University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen and Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung more than all of the other prospects with their first-round pick.

OT | Chris Degeare | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Penn State LB Navorro Bowman, Purdue DL Mike Neal, Wake Forest OL Chris DeGeare and University of Kansas S Darrell Stuckey Monday, March 29.


Defensive Line

DL | Mike Montgomery | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports free-agent DE Mike Montgomery (Packers) has passed a physical and agreed to terms on a contract with the Minnesota Vikings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

DL | Gabe Watson | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have announced restricted free-agent DT Gabe Watson and C Lyle Sendlein have signed their one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Cam Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports North Carolina DT Cam Thomas said he believes he can fit in either a 3-4 defensive alignment or a 4-3 defensive alignment.

DT | Mike Neal | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Penn State LB Navorro Bowman, Purdue DL Mike Neal, Wake Forest OL Chris DeGeare and University of Kansas S Darrell Stuckey Monday, March 29.

DT | Dan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Allen Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New England Patriots are scheduled to meet with University of Tennessee DT Dan Williams this week.


Linebacker

LB | Chris Gocong | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agents
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports via Twitter Philadelphia Eagles restricted free-agent LB Chris Gocong has signed his tender.

LB | Keith Ellison | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent LB Keith Ellison and FS George Wilson signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

LB | Abdul Hodge | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have re-signed restricted free-agent LB Abdul Hodge. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Monty Beisel | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have re-signed unrestricted free-agent LB Monty Beisel to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Navorro Bowman | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Penn State LB Navorro Bowman, Purdue DL Mike Neal, Wake Forest OL Chris DeGeare and University of Kansas S Darrell Stuckey Monday, March 29.


Defensive Back

DB | Terrance Washington | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports West Virginia State DB Terrance Washington measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-8 5/8, 181 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.42 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.09 seconds. He measured a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-6 broad jump.


Cornerback

CB | Tye Hill | Free Agent | Free Agents
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports free-agent CB Tye Hill (Falcons) visited the Minnesota Vikings Monday, March 29, and is deciding whether he wants to sign with the Vikings or Tennessee Titans, according to league sources.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agents
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports via Twitter Philadelphia Eagles restricted free-agent CB Ellis Hobbs has signed his tender.

CB | Nate Vasher | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
Bill Johnston, of Chargers.com, reports the San Diego Chargers have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Nate Vasher (Bears). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Michael Adams | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent CB Michael Adams. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Brandon Ghee | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett.

CB | Phillip Buchanon | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Washington Redskins have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Phillip Buchanon (Lions) to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. He can also earn an additional $750,000 in incentives.


Safety

S | Earl Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports the Dallas Cowboys are not scheduled to meet with University of Texas FS Earl Thomas at this time.


Strong Safety

SS | Morgan Burnett | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett.


Free Safety

FS | George Wilson | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent LB Keith Ellison and FS George Wilson signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

FS | Darrell Stuckey | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Penn State LB Navorro Bowman, Purdue DL Mike Neal, Wake Forest OL Chris DeGeare and University of Kansas S Darrell Stuckey Monday, March 29.

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