Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 27, 2010 @ 12:14:30 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler said he doesn't believe the team should sign free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bills) as he would unlikely be a good fit in the new offensive scheme, reports Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune. "T.O. is a pretty good player, but for this system ... I don't know how he would fit in," Cutler said. "Our receiver position, I think, is one of the strengths of the team. I think there are other needs that we could have addressed if we didn't go that direction."


Running Back

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Draft
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix has been adamant the team has no plans of trading RB Marshawn Lynch, despite the addition of RB C.J. Spiller in the NFL Draft, reports Allen Wilson, of The Buffalo News.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous item, a St. Louis media source said free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles) passed his physical with the St. Louis Rams, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News.

RB | Ricky Williams | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams is ready to walk away from the NFL again, reports Bart Hubbuch, of the New York Post. Williams said, "I've been seriously considering the upcoming season being my last season. After everything I've been through, people still seem shocked that I'm ready to walk away because it's a good living monetarily."

RB | Rock Cartwright | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free-agent RB Rock Cartwright (Redskins) to a one-year deal, reports the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Terrell Owens | Free Agent | Free Agents
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler said he doesn't believe the team should sign free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bills) as he would unlikely be a good fit in the new offensive scheme, reports Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune. "T.O. is a pretty good player, but for this system ... I don't know how he would fit in," Cutler said. "Our receiver position, I think, is one of the strengths of the team. I think there are other needs that we could have addressed if we didn't go that direction."

WR | Johnnie Lee Higgins | Oakland Raiders | Draft
Oakland Raiders WR Johnnie Lee Higgins could be in jeopardy of losing a roster spot with the addition of WR Jacoby Ford in the NFL Draft, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.


Offensive Guard

OG | Alan Faneca | Free Agent | Free Agents
The odds of the Chicago Bears signing free-agent OG Alan Faneca (Jets) seem increasingly remote, according to Neil Hayes, of the Chicago Sun-Times. Although general manager Jerry Angelo has had conversations with Faneca's representative, he has not been among the general managers that have expressed the most interest, according to a knowledgeable source.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Bryan Bulaga | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said OT Bryan Bulaga will line up at left tackle, reports the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Weston Hodkiewicz. McCarthy added, "He'll line up right there behind (OT) Chad Clifton with (OT) Allen Barbre and he will take those reps. It's very important for him to train and be a left tackle."


Defensive Line

DL | John Henderson | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous item, free-agent DL John Henderson (Jaguars) is scheduled to visit the Kansas City Chiefs Wednesday, April 28, according to Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star.

DL | Derrick Burgess | New England Patriots | Free Agents
The New England Patriots could look to re-sign unrestricted free-agent DE Derrick Burgess, according to the Boston Globe's Albert Breer.

DL | Chris Hovan | Free Agent | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released DT Chris Hovan, according to Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com.


Defensive End

DE | O'Brien Schofield | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB O'Brien Schofield (knee) said his rehab is on scheduled and hopes to be able to play in 2010, reports The Arizona Republic's Kent Somers. Schofield likely will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.


Linebacker

LB | Adalius Thomas | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have no interest in signing free-agent LB Adalius Thomas (Patriots), according to Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.

LB | Freddy Keiaho | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed unrestricted free-agent LB Freddy Keiaho (Colts) to a one-year deal worth $635,000, a source told Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post.


Cornerback

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed CB Bryant McFadden to a two-year contract extension, reports the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Victor Harris | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said during a radio interview that FS Victor Harris could be moved to cornerback this season, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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