Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 9, 2010 @ 09:26:19 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Jason Reid, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins restricted free-agent Jason Campbell is expected to sign his tender offer no later than Monday, April 12, according to a source.

QB | Matt Cassel | Kansas City Chiefs | Draft
Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel said he will not try to influence general manager Scott Pioli or head coach Todd Haley on what to do during the 2010 NFL Draft.

QB | Josh McCown | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New Orleans Saints are working out unrestricted free-agent QB Josh McCown (Panthers) and QB Patrick Ramsey (Lions) Thursday, April 8, according to a source.

QB | Patrick Ramsey | Detroit Lions | Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New Orleans Saints are working out unrestricted free-agent QB Josh McCown (Panthers) and QB Patrick Ramsey (Lions) Thursday, April 8, according to a source.

QB | John Skelton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Miami Dolphins are showing a lot of interest in Fordham QB John Skelton, according to a source.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
Manish Mehta, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) has started running in a pool as part of his rehab from knee surgery. He has not begun running or jogging on a treadmill.


Running Back

RB | Curtis Steele | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Tennessee Titans recently met with Memphis RB Curtis Steele.

RB | Ryan Moats | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans restricted free-agent RB Ryan Moats has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.226 million.

RB | Tyler Roehl | Free Agent | Free Agents
Jeff Kolpack, of the Grand Folk Herald, reports unrestricted free-agent RB Tyler Roehl (Seahawks) has accepted an invitation to participate in the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming minicamp.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dez Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports the Denver Broncos consider Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant as a top-10 talent.

WR | Carlton Mitchell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey, South Carolina DL Clifton Geathers, East Carolina DL Linval Joseph, South Florida WR Carlton Mitchell and University of Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski Thursday, April 8.


Tight End

TE | Derek Schouman | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent TE Derek Schouman has signed his tender from the team.

TE | Rob Gronkowski | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey, South Carolina DL Clifton Geathers, East Carolina DL Linval Joseph, South Florida WR Carlton Mitchell and University of Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski Thursday, April 8.


Offensive Line

OL | Darnell Stapleton | Free Agent | Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent OG Darnell Stapleton (Steelers) visited the New York Giants this week, according to a source.

OL | Mike Iupati | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati Thursday, April 8.


Defensive Line

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Baltimore Ravens DT Haloti Ngata (pectoral) is recovering well from a minor pectoral tear he suffered during the Pro Bowl. Ngata underwent surgery this offseason to repair the damage, and he is expected to make a complete recovery well before training camp.

DL | Jason Taylor | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Bart Hubbach, of the New York Post, reports unrestricted free-agent DE Jason Taylor (Dolphins) has left his visit with the New York Jets without a contract agreement.

DL | Nick Eason | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent DE Nick Eason (Steelers) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Junior Siavii | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent DL Junior Siavii has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.226 million.

DL | Jason Hatcher | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Jason Hatcher has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.759 million.

DL | Everson Griffen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Buffalo Bills have met with University of Southern California DE Everson Griffen, according to a source.

DL | Earl Mitchell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have worked out University of Arizona DL Earl Mitchell.

DL | Linval Joseph | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey, South Carolina DL Clifton Geathers, East Carolina DL Linval Joseph, South Florida WR Carlton Mitchell and University of Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski Thursday, April 8.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Ndamukong Suh | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Anwar Richardson, of The Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with University of Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh Tuesday, April 13.

DT | Gerald McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Anwar Richardson, of The Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with University of Oklahoma DT Gerald McCoy Sunday, April 11.

DT | Dan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the Denver Broncos is scheduled to work out University of Tennessee DT Dan Williams Thursday, April 8, according to a source.


Defensive End

DE | Clifton Geathers | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports South Carolina DE Clifton Geathers measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-7 1/2, 297 pounds. His arm length was measured at 36 3/4 inches. Geathers ran the short shuttle in 4.71 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.20 seconds. He stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine.


Linebacker

LB | Eric Norwood | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports South Carolina LB Eric Norwood measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot 5/8, 241 pounds. He completed 21 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press and stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine.

LB | Rolando McClain | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans are meeting with University of Alabama LB Rolando McClain Thursday, April 8.

LB | Bryan Thomas | New York Jets | Free Agents
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets LB Bryan Thomas could be on the roster bubble if the team signs unrestricted free-agent DE Jason Taylor (Dolphins).

LB | Vuna Tuihalamaka | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Arizona LB Vuna Tuihalamaka has met with the Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent LB Shawne Merriman has signed an injury waiver to be able to participate in offseason workouts. Merriman has not signed his tender offer at this point.


Cornerback

CB | Kevin Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns are meeting with University of Southern California CB Kevin Thomas Thursday, April 8, according to a source.


Free Safety

FS | Darian Stewart | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports South Carolina S Darian Stewart measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-11 3/8, 211 pounds. He ran the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.89 seconds. Stewart stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine.

FS | Ko Simpson | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions restricted free-agent FS Ko Simpson has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.176 million.

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