Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 1, 2010 @ 08:39:54 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
Randy Lange, of NewYorkJets.com, reports New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) says he is feeling fine physically and mentally and is on target for a full summer. Sanchez said, "I'm rehabbing like crazy, a lot of physical therapy. I'm in close contact with Dr. [Ken] Montgomery and he's pleased with my progress. Really, we're on the same timetable. I'll absolutely be 100 percent by training camp and be ready to go for the season."

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Jason Reid, of The Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins have not indicated it intends to offer restricted free-agent QB Jason Campbell a multi-year extension, according to a source.

QB | Colt McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
James Walker, of ESPN.com, reports the St. Louis Rams are scheduled to work out with University of Texas QB Colt McCoy prior to the 2010 NFL Draft, according to a source. A source said the Rams could take McCoy in the second round and going in another direction with the first overall pick.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dez Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Associated Press reports Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant is annoyed by the amount of criticism he has received before the 2010 NFL Draft. Bryant said, "I'm not the type of person that will try to confront somebody, but now I feel like it's gone too far. It's gone too far. I ain't never got in trouble with nobody. I never said anything. I don't say anything wrong to nobody. I'm friendly. This here is too far." Bryant has dealt with questions about his background and rumors that he skipped meetings, classes and was late for games in college. There were also rumors that he forgot to bring the cleats he planned to wear for his Pro Day workout Tuesday, March 30.

WR | Javon Walker | Free Agent | Free Agents
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports free-agent WR Javon Walker (Raiders) said during an interview with thefootballgirl.com that he offered to give money back to the Oakland Raiders. Walker said, "Everybody knows how (Raiders owner) Al Davis is. What fans don't realize is when I signed that contract I offered to give it back. I don't take money just to take it. People need to give the money back and they said no."

WR | Jordan Shipley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports University of Texas WR Jordan Shipley is scheduled to meet with the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos and Tennessee Titans.

WR | Arrelious Benn | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati, Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, University of Illinois WR Arrelious Benn, University of Massachusetts OL Vladimir Ducasse, Penn State LB Sean Lee, Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett, Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Louisiana State FS Chad Jones Wednesday, March 31.

WR | Chad Jackson | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Chad Jackson (Broncos). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Joe Webb | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Maryland CB Nolan Carroll, University of Alabama CB Kareem Jackson, Boise State CB Kyle Wilson, Alabama-Birmingham WR Joe Webb and Marshall LB Albert McClellan Wednesday, March 31.


Tight End

TE | Clay Harbor | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Arizona State LB Travis Goethel, Missouri State TE Clay Harbor, University of Mississippi OL John Jerry, Rutgers CB Devin McCourty, Penn State DT Jared Odrick and University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey Thursday, April 1.


Place Kicker

PK | Neil Rackers | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens have not met with unrestricted free-agent PK Neil Rackers (Cardinals) at this point.

PK | Shayne Graham | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens appear to be leaning toward signing unrestricted free-agent PK Shayne Graham (Bengals) if they decide to add a veteran before the draft.


Offensive Guard

OG | Eric Wood | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Updating a previous item, the Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills OG Eric Wood (leg) has been off crutches for two weeks and is no longer required to wear a protective boot. He is able to handle stairs and has been cleared for light lower body workouts.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Andre Smith | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith (foot) should be considered the favorite to win the starting right tackle job next season.

OT | Russell Okung | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Kansas City Chiefs are meeting with Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung Wednesday, March 31, according to a source.


Offensive Line

OL | John Jerry | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Arizona State LB Travis Goethel, Missouri State TE Clay Harbor, University of Mississippi OL John Jerry, Rutgers CB Devin McCourty, Penn State DT Jared Odrick and University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey Thursday, April 1.

OL | Vladimir Ducasse | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati, Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, University of Illinois WR Arrelious Benn, University of Massachusetts OL Vladimir Ducasse, Penn State LB Sean Lee, Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett, Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Louisiana State FS Chad Jones Wednesday, March 31.

OL | Mike Iupati | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati, Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, University of Illinois WR Arrelious Benn, University of Massachusetts OL Vladimir Ducasse, Penn State LB Sean Lee, Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett, Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Louisiana State FS Chad Jones Wednesday, March 31.


Defensive Line

DL | Aaron Smith | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (shoulder) has not been limited during offseason workouts.

DL | Frostee Rucker | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have re-signed restricted free-agent DE Frostee Rucker. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Albert McClellan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Maryland CB Nolan Carroll, University of Alabama CB Kareem Jackson, Boise State CB Kyle Wilson, Alabama-Birmingham WR Joe Webb and Marshall LB Albert McClellan Wednesday, March 31.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Jared Odrick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Arizona State LB Travis Goethel, Missouri State TE Clay Harbor, University of Mississippi OL John Jerry, Rutgers CB Devin McCourty, Penn State DT Jared Odrick and University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey Thursday, April 1.

DT | Brian Price | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports UCLA DT Brian Price is scheduled to meet with the Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Linebacker

LB | Sergio Kindle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports University of Texas LB Sergio Kindle said he is scheduled to meet with the Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins. He will meet with the Titans Monday, April 5.

LB | Brendon Ayanbadejo | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Mike Preston, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) is on schedule to be able to participate at the start of training camp.

LB | Rolando McClain | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports the New York Giants like University of Alabama LB Rolando McClain a lot, according to several league sources.

LB | Sean Lee | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati, Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, University of Illinois WR Arrelious Benn, University of Massachusetts OL Vladimir Ducasse, Penn State LB Sean Lee, Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett, Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Louisiana State FS Chad Jones Wednesday, March 31.

LB | Omar Gaither | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced restricted free-agent LB Omar Gaither has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Back

DB | Kyle Wilson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Maryland CB Nolan Carroll, University of Alabama CB Kareem Jackson, Boise State CB Kyle Wilson, Alabama-Birmingham WR Joe Webb and Marshall LB Albert McClellan Wednesday, March 31.


Cornerback

CB | Maurice Leggett | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs exclusive rights free agents OT Barry Richardson and CB Maurice Leggett have signed their tender offers.

CB | Brandon Flowers | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers (shoulder) underwent surgery in January to correct a damaged shoulder he suffered in 2009. Flowers said he shouldn't have any lingering effect from the injury, but he may need to get used to playing through injury. Flowers said, "'I'm just going out there like I never hurt my shoulder. In the offseason I've got to work hard to strengthen my shoulder and strengthen the muscles around my shoulder to make sure it will be less of a probability that I hurt my shoulder again. As far as me being less aggressive and not go flying in, there's no chance of that at all."

CB | Devin McCourty | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Arizona State LB Travis Goethel, Missouri State TE Clay Harbor, University of Mississippi OL John Jerry, Rutgers CB Devin McCourty, Penn State DT Jared Odrick and University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey Thursday, April 1.

CB | Brandon Ghee | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati, Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, University of Illinois WR Arrelious Benn, University of Massachusetts OL Vladimir Ducasse, Penn State LB Sean Lee, Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett, Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Louisiana State FS Chad Jones Wednesday, March 31.

CB | Ashton Youboty | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent CB Ashton Youboty has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Ray Fisher | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Indianapolis Colts have met with Indiana University CB Ray Fisher, according to a source.


Safety

S | Earl Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Texas FS Earl Thomas ran the 40-yard dash in 4.37 seconds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 31.


Strong Safety

SS | Morgan Burnett | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati, Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, University of Illinois WR Arrelious Benn, University of Massachusetts OL Vladimir Ducasse, Penn State LB Sean Lee, Georgia Tech SS Morgan Burnett, Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee and Louisiana State FS Chad Jones Wednesday, March 31.


Free Safety

FS | Matt Ware | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Arizona Cardinals have re-signed free-agent FS Matt Ware to a one-year deal, according to a league source. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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