Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 7, 2010 @ 09:56:59 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports the St. Louis Rams still appear very likely to select Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford despite general manager Billy Devaney saying the team remains undecided which player to select with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Draft
Charley Walters, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings' lone remaining option to find a starting quarterback, should QB Brett Favre retire, would seem to be Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck. If the Seahawks made Hasselbeck available for the right deal, a trade would be expected either immediately before or after the NFL Draft.


Running Back

RB | Xavier Omon | Free Agent | Transaction
The Sports Network reports the Seattle Seahawks have waived RB Xavier Omon.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com, reports Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he sees RBs Clinton Portis, Larry Johnson and Willie Parker being on the Week 1 roster.

RB | Larry Johnson | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com, reports Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he sees RBs Clinton Portis, Larry Johnson and Willie Parker being on the Week 1 roster.

RB | Willie Parker | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com, reports Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he sees RBs Clinton Portis, Larry Johnson and Willie Parker being on the Week 1 roster.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dez Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells loves the idea of being a mentor to Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant and is close with Bryant's agent, Eugene Parker. However, Mortensen added he is not sure if Parcells will pull the trigger and select Bryant in the NFL Draft.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
Michael Lombardi, of NFL.com, reports the trade talk surrounding Denver Broncos restricted free-agent WR Brandon Marshall has been quiet of late; however, it might not be for long. Talks will likely heat up over the next two weeks. The Broncos continue to demand a first-round pick as compensation for Marshall, a price they're not willing to compromise on.

WR | Gerald Baptiste | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have shown interest in Southern Miss WR Gerald Baptiste.

WR | Tim Toone | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to meet with Weber State WR Tim Toone.

WR | David Reed | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New York Jets met with Utah WR David Reed Monday, April 5, according to a source.


Place Kicker

PK | Clint Stitser | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agents
The New York Jets have announced they have signed street free-agent PK Clint Stitser. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Stitser played at Fresno State from 2004-2007, where he scored 223 points on 37-of-52 field goals and connected on 112-of-118 extra point attempts.

PK | Todd Carter | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agents
Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have signed undrafted free-agent PK Todd Carter (Grand Valley State). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

PK | Craig Ratanamorn | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Marshall PK Craig Ratanamorn is receiving from the Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts.


Offensive Guard

OG | Kyle Cook | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Wednesday, April 7, that they have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent C Kyle Cook. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

OG | Jason Shirley | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Bardia Ghahremani, agent for Cincinnati Bengals OG Jason Shirley (Achilles'), said Shirley is optimistic about a possible return this season.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Flozell Adams | Free Agent | Free Agents
Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com, reports Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said on Sirius Radio that the team has contacted the agent of free-agent OT Flozell Adams (Cowboys).


Offensive Line

OL | Trent Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Rick Maese, of the Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins are expected to meet with University of Oklahoma OT Trent Williams this week.


Defensive Line

DL | Jason Taylor | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the New England Patriots are interested in free-agent DL Jason Taylor (Dolphins).

DL | Leonard Little | St. Louis Rams | Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports free-agent DL Leonard Little (Rams) is still weighing his options about playing football in 2010. Little said Tuesday, April 6, that he is spending time with his family and away from football at the moment. He has instructed his agents not to schedule any visits. The St. Louis Rams remain interested in re-signing Little, but at the right price and as a situational pass rusher.

DL | Jermaine Cunningham | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Florida DE Jermaine Cunningham (shoulder) will hold a private workout for NFL teams Wednesday, April 7. Cunningham suffered a torn labrum in practice and was unable to play in the Senior Bowl or work out at the NFL Scouting Combine. Cunningham says he feels 100 percent.

DL | Alex Brown | Free Agent | Free Agents
Sean Jensen, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Carolina Panthers could have interest in unrestricted free-agent DE Alex Brown (Bears).

DL | Mark Anderson | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears restricted free-agent DE Mark Anderson was at the team's facility during an offseason workout Monday, April 5, but it is not known if he participated in the workout, according to a source. Anderson has not signed his one-year tender offer at this point.

DL | Marcus Spears | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Marcus Spears and LB Steve Octavien have signed their one-year tender offers. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive End

DE | Jason Worilds | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins met with Virginia Tech DE Jason Worilds, according to a source.

DE | Aaron Morgan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the San Francisco 49ers held a private workout with University of Louisiana-Monroe DE Aaron Morgan Tuesday, April 6, according to a source.


Linebacker

LB | Patrick Benoist | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Vanderbilt LB Patrick Benoist worked out for the Dallas Cowboys Tuesday, April 6.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Free Agent | Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports via Twitter the St. Louis Rams have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Na'il Diggs (Panthers). He is expected to sign a contract Wednesday, April 7.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
Restricted free-agent LB Shawne Merriman (Chargers) said via Twitter he was going to sign a waiver so he can participate in workouts with the San Diego Chargers.

LB | Steve Octavien | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Marcus Spears and LB Steve Octavien have signed their one-year tender offers. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Cornerback

CB | Joe Haden | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars are showing strong interest in University of Florida CB Joe Haden, according to a source.

CB | Devin McCourty | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the San Diego Chargers met with Rutgers CB Devin McCourty last week.


Free Safety

FS | Darren Sharper | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Free Agents
Frank Tadych, of NFL.com, reports free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints) said he is open to re-signing with the New Orleans Saints. Sharper added, however, that he is taking his time to decide which team is the best fit while he focuses on his rehab following minor arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. "We know this is a business," Sharper said. "You always have to weigh all of your options. We'll see what happens ... I understand, in this game, there are two sides. And everyone knows this. You have the game and you have the business side. And that comes from being a guy who has been around the league as long as I have. You understand that, and you go on."

FS | Matt Ware | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Associated Press reports the Arizona Cardinals have re-signed free-agent S Matt Ware to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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