Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 16, 2010 @ 09:00:54 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Mike Kafka | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced they have signed fourth-round draft choices QB Mike Kafka and TE Clay Harbor to four-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Running Back

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (undisclosed) was on the sideline sitting on the stationary bike during practice Wednesday, June 16, according to CBSSports.com.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew said he is not concerned that he is getting too many touches after receiving 312 carries and 53 receptions in 2009, according to CBSSports.com.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos are unlikely to sign free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles) after adding RB Kolby Smith off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs, according to The Denver Post.

RB | Leon Washington | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Leon Washington (leg) took part in agility drills with team trainers Tuesday, June 15, reports The Tacoma News Tribune's Eric Williams.

RB | Michael Robinson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers RB Michael Robinson (undisclosed) returned for the team's practice Tuesday, June 15, reports Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch said he did not ask for a trade from the team but would have accepted one if the Bills decided to trade him, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. "No there wasn't any expression," Lynch said. "But with the way that things were looking it was looking like it was a possibility. If it would've happened it would've happened, if it didn't I'm back. I'm here to practice."

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson said he is not upset with the team at this point even though he has been staying away from the offseason workouts because of his contract situation, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean. "I like my team. I'm not mad. I am not sure what is going to happen. I am just working out right now trying get stronger and faster, and just been focusing on my workouts. I've been trying not to pay attention to anything else, really," Johnson said.

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction
The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced they have signed fifth-round draft choice LB Stevenson Sylvester and sixth-round draft choice RB Jonathan Dwyer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

RB | Ryan Moats | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have signed free-agent RB Ryan Moats (Texans), according to CBSSports.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (knee) is not taking part in practice Wednesday, June 16, according to CBSSports.com.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) took part in agility drills with team trainers and ran routes after practice Tuesday, June 15, reports The Tacoma News Tribune's Eric Williams.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (hernia) took part in individual drills Tuesday, June 15, reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune. It was the first time he took park in drills since undergoing sports hernia surgery in April. He also took part in agility drills with team trainers and ran routes after practice.

WR | Brandon Jones | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers WR Brandon Jones (ankle) and OT Matt Kopa (foot) missed the team's practice Tuesday, June 15, reports Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Donald Penn | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agents
Tampa Bay Buccaneers restricted free-agent OT Donald Penn said he is undecided if he will attend the team's mandatory minicamp Monday, June 21.


Guard

OG | Evan Mathis | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals OG Evan Mathis (foot) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 15, because of an apparent foot injury, according to Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson. Mathis is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.


Defensive Line

DL | John Henderson | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have officially signed free-agent DL John Henderson (Jaguars), according to Raiders.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

DL | Kentwan Balmer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers DL Kentwan Balmer (shoulder) and CB William James were limited to position drills Tuesday, June 15, reports Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

DL | Jay Alford | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DT Jay Alford (knee) suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament during practice Tuesday, June 15, and said he expects to be out for two to three weeks, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News. Alford said he expects to be fully healthy for the start of training camp.

DL | Johnny Jolly | Green Bay Packers | Transaction, Free Agents
Green Bay Packers restricted free-agent DL Johnny Jolly has signed his one-year, $2.521 million tender offer, according to Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Linebacker

LB | David Thornton | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (shoulder, pectoral), who is coming off shoulder/pectoral surgery and has been dealing with a troublesome hip, has been unable to take part in any offseason workouts so far, but he expects to be ready for training camp, according to Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.

LB | Lofa Tatupu | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral), CB Walter Thurmond (knee) and CB Josh Pinkard (undisclosed) sat out the team's practice Tuesday, June 15, reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.


Cornerback

CB | Adam Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals CB Adam Jones (hamstring) participated in practice Tuesday, June 15, according to Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson. Jones sat out the last three weeks because of a hamstring injury.

CB | Dominique Franks | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction
The Atlanta Falcons have signed fourth-round draft choice OG Joe Hawley and fifth-round draft choice CB Dominique Franks to four-year contracts, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Tye Hill | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans CB Tye Hill (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during practice Tuesday, June 15, and sat out the remainder of practice, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean. Hill was scheduled to work with the first-team defense during practice.


Strong Safety

SS | Roman Harper | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent FS Roman Harper has signed his one-year, $2.521 million tender offer, a source told Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.


Free Safety

FS | Kenny Phillips | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants FS Kenny Phillips (knee) was running on the side during practice Tuesday, June 15, and has begun doing some cuts while running reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News. He is not experiencing any swelling in his knee and still is optimistic about being ready for training camp.

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