Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 14, 2010 @ 09:34:12 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kerry Collins | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said QB Kerry Collins will remain the team's No. 2 quarterback despite the addition of QB Chris Simms. "Vince is the 1, Kerry is the 2 and Chris is the No. 3. We finished last year with two starting quarterbacks and Chris is coming in because he loves the game and he wants the opportunity to compete," Fisher said. " … We felt like Chris would be the right fit for us."

QB | Tim Tebow | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
ESPN.com reports a video of what appears to be Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones disparaging Florida QB Tim Tebow surfaced Tuesday, April 13. The video, which shows what appears to be Jones in a social setting, includes Jones saying he would not select Tebow in the NFL Draft because he would never get on the field. "Why?" Jones said when asked if he would select Tebow in the third round of the draft. "He'd never get on the field. I can't get him out there."

QB | Brian St. Pierre | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports the Arizona Cardinals have asked unrestricted free-agent QB Brian St. Pierre to hold off on re-signing with the team at this time. St. Pierre had planned to travel to the team's facility last weekend to re-sign.


Running Back

RB | LaMarcus Coker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports the Houtson Texans have shown interest in Hampton RB LaMarcus Coker.

RB | Thomas Jones | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Thomas Jones said his goal is to help the team win and does not care how many carries he will receive. "I'm here to help the team win. If I get five carries, I get five carries. If I get 25 carries, then I get 25 carries. All I can do at this point is prepare for the season like I have always done. That is how I play and that is how I have looked at my career. I will continue to look at my career like that," Jones said.


Fullback

FB | Naufahu Tahi | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
JuddZulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minneapolis Vikings restricted free-agent FS Naufahu Tahi has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Marshall | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Draft
The Denver Broncos announced Wednesday, April 14, that they have traded WR Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins, pending the results of a physical. In exchange, the Broncos will receive the Dolphins' second-round pick in the 2010 and 2011 NFL Drafts.

WR | Trent Guy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Louisville WR Trent Guy has visited with the Oakland Raiders.

WR | Dez Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Josina Anderson, of FOX 31 Denver, reports the Denver Broncos are expected to meet with Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant Wednesday, April 14, according to sources.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agents
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent WR Miles Austin has been taking part in offseason workouts this week.

WR | Antonio Robinson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Green Bay Packers are meeting with Nicholls State WR Antonio Robinson Tuesday, April 13, according to a source.


Tight End

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (knee), during an interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio, said he is coming along very well in his rehab from a torn ACL. Daniels said this was the third torn ACL he has suffered, and this was also the smoothest recovery. His goal is to be running at full speed by June 1. While he said he will be held out of OTAs during the summer, he plans to be ready for the start of training camp.

TE | David Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent TE David Thomas has signed his tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Place Kicker

PK | Jeff Reed | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers free-agent PK Jeff Reed has signed his franchise tag tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Offensive Guard

OG | Dace Richardson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Iowa OL Dace Richardson is drawing interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Atlanta Falcons.

OG | Chris Chester | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times, reports Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent OG Chris Chester and LB Prescott Burgess have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

OG | David Baas | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports San Francisco 49ers restricted free-agent OG David Baas has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.226 million.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jammal Brown | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent OT Jammal Brown said he does not plan on attending the team's offseason workouts.

OT | Jared Gaither | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents
Ken Murray, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said he has not received any trade offers for restricted free-agent OT Jared Gaither.

OT | Jermon Bushrod | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent OT Jermon Bushrod and DL Remi Ayodele have signed their one-year tender offers, according to their agents. Bushrod is scheduled to make around $1.7 million in 2010, while Ayodele is scheduled to make around $1.1 million.


Offensive Line

OL | Jeraill McCuller | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchointe, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Maryland OL Jeraill McCuller is working out for the Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday, April 14.

OL | Jim Cordle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New England Patriots held a private workout with Ohio State OL Jim Cordle last week, according to a source.


Defensive Line

DL | Adewale Ogunleye | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports agent Drew Rosenhaus said he believes free-agent DE Adewale Ogunleye (Bears) will find a new team soon. Rosenhaus said the market for Ogunleye should pick up after the 2010 NFL Draft. He added that a number of teams have expressed interest in Ogunleye, but he declined to reveal those teams.

DL | Andre Carter | Washington Redskins | Injury
Jason Reid, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins DE Andre Carter (biceps) is attending the team's minicamp, but he has not been cleared to participate in team drills. Carter said he "wanted to be here to support my teammates and get going on all the new stuff we're going to be doing."

DL | Kevin Vickerson | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports Tennessee Titans restricted free-agent DT Kevin Vickerson has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Daniel Muir | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Indianapolis Colts restricted free-agent DL Daniel Muir has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Remi Ayodele | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent OT Jermon Bushrod and DL Remi Ayodele have signed their one-year tender offers, according to their agents. Bushrod is scheduled to make around $1.7 million in 2010, while Ayodele is scheduled to make around $1.1 million.

DL | Jerry Hughes | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Penn State LB Sean Lee and Texas Christian LB Jerry Hughes Tuesday, April 13.

DL | Patrick Kerney | Retired | Transaction
Steve Wyche, of NFL.com, reports Seattle Seahawks DE Patrick Kerney has announced his retirement from professional football.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Ndamukong Suh | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with University of Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh Wednesday, April 13.


Defensive End

DE | Danny Batten | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports South Dakota State LB Danny Batten is working out for the Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday, April 14.


Linebacker

LB | Jason Beauchamp | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have shown interest in Nevada-Las Vegas LB Jason Beauchamp.

LB | Prescott Burgess | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times, reports Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent OG Chris Chester and LB Prescott Burgess have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

LB | Sean Witherspoon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Denver Broncos met with Missouri LB Sean Witherspoon Tuesday, April 13, according to a source.

LB | Sean Lee | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with Penn State LB Sean Lee and Texas Christian LB Jerry Hughes Tuesday, April 13.

LB | Vuna Tuihalamaka | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Arizona LB Vuna Tuihalamaka is scheduled to meet with the Green Bay Packers Tuesday, April 13, and the Seattle Seahawks Wednesday, April 14, according to a source,


Cornerback

CB | Lito Sheppard | Free Agent | Free Agents
Mike Florio, of ProFootballTalk.com, reports free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Jets) will visit the Detroit Lions Wednesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 15, according to a league source.

CB | Samari Rolle | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports unrestricted free-agent CB Samari Rolle (neck) is expected to retire because of chronic neck problems.


Safety

S | Taylor Mays | NCAA | Draft
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with University of Southern California FS Taylor Mays this week.

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