Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 2, 2010 @ 07:36:08 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Leinart | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt has been encouraged by the play of QB Matt Leinart during offseason workouts, according to Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com. "You see it in Matt's confidence and how he sees the plays. His reads are much more decisive," Whisenhunt said. "He is throwing the ball with confidence. It's obvious to me he's more comfortable with the process. He understands the concepts of the plays ... I am excited about what he has done in OTAs so far."

QB | Isaiah Stanback | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have claimed free-agent WR Isaiah Stanback (Patriots) off waivers, according to ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss.

QB | Brodie Croyle | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle (finger) was held out of team drills during the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, but was able to do some individual drills, reports KCChiefs.com's Josh Looney.


Running Back

RB | Charles Scott | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with RB Charles Scott on a four-year contract, the team announced Wednesday, June 2. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

RB | Mike Bell | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles RB Mike Bell (hamstring) appeared to be back at full strength Tuesday, June 1, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane.

RB | Jerome Harrison | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have extended their tender offers to restricted free-agent RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, FB Lawrence Vickers and SS Abram Elam, a source told Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The free agents have until June 15 to sign the offers or the Browns have the option to reduce the tender offer to a 10 raise over their 2009 salary.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys running backs coach Skip Reese said RB Marion Barber III has lost 10 pounds since the end of last season so he could regain some of his speed, reports Gerry Fraley, of The Dallas Morning News. Reese said Barber has been noticeable leaner and quicker during offseason workouts.

RB | Derrick Ward | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Derrick Ward (mouth) did not participate in the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, because of a dental issue, reports Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Miami Dolphins restricted free-agent RB Ronnie Brown has not signed his $3.97 million tender because he's pushing for a multiyear deal the Dolphins have not offered, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Although Brown admits he isn't thrilled about the prospect of playing on a one-year deal, he is not worrying over his contract situation. "I can't worry about it too much. I can't sign myself," Brown said. "If I start to worry about it, is it going to change it? If I start to talk about it, is it going to change it? Is (my contract situation) going to become a positive or a negative?"


Fullback

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have extended their tender offers to restricted free-agent RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, FB Lawrence Vickers and SS Abram Elam, a source told Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The free agents have until June 15 to sign the offers or the Browns have the option to reduce the tender offer to a 10 raise over their 2009 salary.


Wide Receiver

WR | Antonio Bryant | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Bryant has begun to get a grasp of the team's offense and has earned the praise of QB Carson Palmer, according to CBSSports.com. "He's showing a lot of improvement, and he's picking up the offense very well for a guy who's bounced around a little bit," Palmer said.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been working out with the first-team offense during offseason practices in three-wide receiver sets along with WRs Miles Austin and Roy Williams, according to The Dallas Morning News.

WR | Sam Hurd | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd (thumb) took part in team drills for the first time in sessions that have been open to the media Tuesday, June 1, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.


Tight End

TE | Anthony McCoy | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction
The Seattle Seahawks have signed sixth-round draft choice TE Anthony McCoy, according to The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Place Kicker

PK | Shayne Graham | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens are closing in on signing free-agent PK Shayne Graham (Bengals) to a one-year deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter, according to league sources.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Andre Smith | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith (foot) still has not been medically cleared to participate in practice at this point but could be able to take part in minicamp.


Guard

OG | Deuce Lutui | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves said the team has extended their tender offer to restricted free-agent OG Deuce Lutui, reports Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com.

OG | Eric Wood | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Eric Wood (leg) is on schedule to be ready to participate at the start of training camp but is not sure if he will be able to participate in two-a-day practices or practice on back-to-back days initially, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

OG | Max Jean-Gilles | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OG Max Jean-Gilles worked with the first-team offense at left guard during the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, reports the Philadelphia Inqurer's Jeff McLane.

OG | Todd Herremans | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OG Todd Herremans (foot), C Jamaal Jackson (knee) and DE Victor Abiamiri (knee) did not participate in the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, reports the Philadelphia Inqurer's Jeff McLane.

OG | Russ Hochstein | Denver Broncos | Injury
The Denver Broncos are hoping OL Russ Hochstein (knee) will be able to participate at the start of training camp, according to Mike Klis, of The Denver Post.


Offensive Line

OL | Ryan Harris | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos OT Ryan Harris (toe) is expected to participate in the team's offseason workouts this week but could be limited during the practices, according to Mike Klis, of The Denver Post.


Defensive Line

DL | Johnny Jolly | Green Bay Packers | Free Agents
The Green Bay Packers have re-tendered offers to restricted free-agent DE Johnny Jolly, CB Tramon Williams and SS Atari Bigby, according to Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. It is believed the Packers tendered the players the same offers they were initially offered.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis and restricted free-agent SS Antoine Bethea were not present during the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, reports The Associated Press. Head coach Jim Caldwell said he is not sure if the two players will attend the team's upcoming mandatory minicamp.

DL | Igor Olshansky | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DE Igor Olshansky (back), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Keith Brooking (knee), TE Nick Tow-Arnett (knee) and CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (shoulder) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 1, according to The Dallas Morning News' Gerry Fraley.

DL | Jason Hatcher | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DE Igor Olshansky (back), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Keith Brooking (knee), TE Nick Tow-Arnett (knee) and CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (shoulder) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 1, according to The Dallas Morning News' Gerry Fraley.

DL | Albert Haynesworth | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders are unlikely to pursue Washington Redskins DL Albert Haynesworth via trade, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Haynesworth has underachieved since signing a big free-agent contract with the Redskins. He has also missed games due to injury in each of the last seven seasons.

DL | Ma'ake Kemoeatu | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins DL Ma'ake Kemoeatu (Achilles') has been rehabbing from Achilles' surgery, but said he is now at about 90 percent and is aiming to be back to full strength by the team's minicamp later this month, according to CBSSports.com.


Linebacker

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (foot) vowed he will be cleared to participate in training camp, according to Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Crowder is recovering from a foot fracture suffered in late December. "I'm slowly progressing back into it," Crowder said. "They are giving me a couple of things here and there. During minicamp I got to do red-zone work, and now I'm sprinkled in. They want to make sure (the foot) doesn't regress, and as long as it keeps getting better, I'll keep getting more (work)."

LB | Omar Gaither | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles LB Omar Gaither (foot) practiced in full Tuesday, June 1, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane. Gaither sat out the team's minicamp a month ago.

LB | Matt Roth | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have extended their tender offers to restricted free-agent RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, FB Lawrence Vickers and SS Abram Elam, a source told Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The free agents have until June 15 to sign the offers or the Browns have the option to reduce the tender offer to a 10 raise over their 2009 salary.

LB | D'Qwell Jackson | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have extended their tender offers to restricted free-agent RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, FB Lawrence Vickers and SS Abram Elam, a source told Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The free agents have until June 15 to sign the offers or the Browns have the option to reduce the tender offer to a 10 raise over their 2009 salary.

LB | Gerald Hayes | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB Gerald Hayes (back) did not participate in the team's offseason workouts but did do some work on the sidelines during practice, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban.

LB | Bruce Davis | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have claimed free-agent LB Bruce Davis (Patriots) off waivers, according to ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss.

LB | Keith Brooking | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DE Igor Olshansky (back), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Keith Brooking (knee), TE Nick Tow-Arnett (knee) and CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (shoulder) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 1, according to The Dallas Morning News' Gerry Fraley.


Cornerback

CB | Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (toe) tried to participate in practice Tuesday, June 1, but had to come off the field after some time, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban.

CB | Tramon Williams | Green Bay Packers | Free Agents
The Green Bay Packers have re-tendered offers to restricted free-agent DE Johnny Jolly, CB Tramon Williams and SS Atari Bigby, according to Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. It is believed the Packers tendered the players the same offers they were initially offered.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) was involved in most of the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, reports the Philadelphia Inqurer's Jeff McLane.


Strong Safety

SS | Roy L. Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals SS Roy L. Williams (forearm) said he feels completely healthy this offseason after battling through forearm injuries the last two seasons, according to CBSSports.com. Williams is wearing a lighter arm brace to help protect the forearm. "I'm great; I'm awesome. I have a new brace for my arm, and I'm feeling optimistic. (Defensive coordinator Mike) Zimmer wants me to wear it to sleep."

SS | Atari Bigby | Green Bay Packers | Free Agents
The Green Bay Packers have re-tendered offers to restricted free-agent DE Johnny Jolly, CB Tramon Williams and SS Atari Bigby, according to Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. It is believed the Packers tendered the players the same offers they were initially offered.


Free Safety

FS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins might be interested in signing free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (Rams), according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

FS | Marlin Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Updating a previous item, Philadelphia Eagles FS Marlin Jackson (Achilles') will miss the 2010 season with a ruptured right Achilles' tendon, reports ESPN.com. Jackson had to be taken off the field Tuesday, June 1, in a cart.

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis and restricted free-agent SS Antoine Bethea were not present during the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, reports The Associated Press. Head coach Jim Caldwell said he is not sure if the two players will attend the team's upcoming mandatory minicamp.

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