Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 20, 2010 @ 09:14:25 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Patrick Ramsey | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free-agent QB Patrick Ramsey (Saints), according to Jaguars.com. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said there is a good chance QB Vince Young (knee, ankle) will be able to start in Week 7, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Jake Delhomme (ankle) and QB Seneca Wallace (ankle) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Jake Delhomme (ankle) and QB Seneca Wallace (ankle) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

QB | Todd Bouman | Free Agent | Injury
With both Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard (concussion) and QB Trent Edwards (thumb) injured during Week 6, head coach Jack Del Rio said there is a strong chance neither quarterback will be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, reports The Associated Press. There is a chance both could be ready to play against the Kansas City Chiefs during Week 7, but the Jaguars re-signed QB Todd Bouman to cover their bases.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Former New York Jets employee Jenn Sterger has yet to comment about allegations saying QB Brett Favre, while he was with the New York Jets, sent her lewd photos and inappropriate text messages, reports ESPN.com. The NFL's security department has had no success in attempts to interview Sterger, and without her cooperation the investigation surrounding the situation could hit a dead end as early as this week. Favre has not denied the allegations or commented about the scandal specifically so far, but he met with NFL vice president for security Milt Ahlerich Tuesday, Oct. 19.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick (ribs) said he will not be able to play in the team's Week 7 game against the Tennessee Titans, according to SportingNews.com. "I went and met with the doctor this morning. The movement's still not there; the mobility's still not there in my upper chest," Vick told WVSP-FM on Tuesday. "We've just got to take our time and re-evaluate the situation and make sure we do what's best for the team."

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) said he will rejoin the team in practice this week and start preparing for the team's Week 8 game, according to NFL.com. "I'm going to take all the snaps with the ones (the starters) this week," Stafford said.


Running Back

RB | Willis McGahee | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are expected to give RB Willis McGahee more touches during the team's remaining games, reports Mike Preston, of The Baltimore Sun. The Ravens likely will give McGahee carries in the first half of future games.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he is concerned with the heavy workload RB Rashard Mendenhall have has been asked to handle so far this season and hopes to lighten his work as the season goes on, reports Scott Brown, of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Mendenhall is on pace for 371 carries, which would be third most in team history.

RB | Kareem Huggins | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Transaction, Fantasy
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed RB Kareem Huggins (knee) on the Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Oct. 19.

RB | Andre Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts claimed RB Andre Brown off waivers from the Denver Broncos Tuesday, Oct. 19.


Fullback

FB | Gijon Robinson | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have announced they have re-signed free-agent TE Gijon Robinson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

FB | Deon Anderson | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent FB Deon Anderson (Cowboys), according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Mohamed Massaquoi | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi (concussion) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (concussion) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

WR | Dexter M. Jackson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Giants worked out free-agent WR Dexter M. Jackson (Panthers) Tuesday, Oct. 19, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Jordan Shipley | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Jordan Shipley (concussion) has been cleared to return to practice this week, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer's Kevin Goheen. Shipley said he plans to be ready for the team's Week 7 game against the Atlanta Falcons.

WR | Davone Bess | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Miami Dolphins reportedly signed WR Davone Bess to a two-year extension worth roughly $9 million Monday, Oct. 18, according to The Sports Network.

WR | Kenny Moore | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts waived WR Kenny Moore Tuesday, Oct. 19.

WR | Sam Giguere | New York Giants | Transaction
The New York Giants signed free-agent WR Sam Giguere (Colts) to their practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 19.

WR | Anthony Armstrong | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said WR Anthony Armstrong will continue to start for the team, according to The Free Lance-Star's Rich Campbell.


Tight End

TE | Dustin Keller | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets TE Dustin Keller (wrist) was scheduled to undergo an MRI on his wrist Monday, Oct. 18, after hurting it in Week 6, reports Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News. Keller was able to play with it during the game, and head coach Rex Ryan does not believe it is serious.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (knee) is considered day-to-day with a knee contusion and is expected to play in Week 7, reports the San Jose Mercury News.

TE | Visanthe Shiancoe | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe has caught only two passes since the team added WR Randy Moss, but he said he is fine with his situation because sometimes he is asked to block more during certain games, report Judd Zulgad and Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Shiancoe was not thrown to at all in the team's Week 6 game.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Tony Pashos | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Transaction
The Cleveland Browns have placed OT Tony Pashos (ankle) and DE Robaire Smith (back) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2010 seasons, reports The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Tony Grossi.

OT | Eric Young | St. Louis Rams | Free Agents
The Carolina Panthers worked out free-agent OG Eric Young (Rams) Tuesday, Oct. 19, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

OT | Ephraim Salaam | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans waived OT Ephraim Salaam and LB David Nixon Tuesday, Oct. 19, according to the Houston Chronicle's John McClain.


Offensive Line

OL | Paul McQuistan | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have signed free-agent WR Yamon Figurs (Raiders) and OL Paul McQuistan (Jaguars), reports The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Tony Grossi. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Curtis Johnson | St. Louis Rams | Transaction
The St. Louis Rams have signed practice squad LB Curtis Johnson to their active roster, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Dexter Davis | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks DE Dexter Davis (hamstring) and CB Kelly Jennings (hamstring) are considered questionable for Week 7 because of hamstring injuries, reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.

DL | Robaire Smith | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Transaction
The Cleveland Browns have placed OT Tony Pashos (ankle) and DE Robaire Smith (back) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2010 seasons, reports The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Tony Grossi.

DL | Quinn Pitcock | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles worked out free-agent DT Quinn Pitcock (Seahawks) Tuesday, Oct. 19, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

DL | Alex Magee | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers acquired DL Alex Magee and an undisclosed draft pick from the Kansas City Chiefs Tuesday, Oct. 19, in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick, according to the St. Petersburg Times' Rick Stroud, Stephen Holder and Joe Smith.

DL | Brett Keisel | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DL Brett Keisel (hamstring) will miss the team's Week 7 game with a hamstring injury, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette. Head coach Mike Tomlin said either DLs Nick Eason or Evander Hood will start in Keisel's spot on the right side.

DL | Nick Eason | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DL Brett Keisel (hamstring) will miss the team's Week 7 game with a hamstring injury, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette. Head coach Mike Tomlin said either DLs Nick Eason or Evander Hood will start in Keisel's spot on the right side.

DL | Ziggy Hood | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DL Brett Keisel (hamstring) will miss the team's Week 7 game with a hamstring injury, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette. Head coach Mike Tomlin said either DLs Nick Eason or Evander Hood will start in Keisel's spot on the right side.

DL | Charles Grant | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears released DL Charles Grant Tuesday, Oct. 19, according to the Chicago Tribune's Vaughn McClure.


Linebacker

LB | Clint Ingram | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Transaction
The New Orleans Saints have released LB Clint Ingram (knee), reports Larry Holder, of CBSSports.com. He was on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison was fined $75,000 Tuesday, Oct. 19, for two flagrant hits against the Cleveland Browns in Week 6, according to SportingNews.com's Vinnie Lyer.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (hamstring) will return for the team's Week 7 game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to NFL.com.


Cornerback

CB | Brandon King | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have announced they have placed CB Brandon King (hamstring) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2010 season.

CB | Kelly Jennings | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks DE Dexter Davis (hamstring) and CB Kelly Jennings (hamstring) are considered questionable for Week 7 because of hamstring injuries, reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.

CB | Dante Wesley | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions released CB Dante Wesley Tuesday, Oct. 19, according to the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett.

CB | Jack Williams | Detroit Lions | Injury, Transaction
The Detroit Lions activated CB Jack Williams (knee) off the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, Oct. 19, according to the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett.

CB | Dunta Robinson | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction
Atlanta Falcons CB Dunta Robinson was fined $50,000 Tuesday, Oct. 19, for a flagrant hit against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6, according to SportingNews.com's Vinnie Lyer.

CB | Ross Ventrone | New England Patriots | Transaction
The New England Patriots re-signed CB Ross Ventrone to their practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 19, according to The Providence Journal's Brian MacPherson.


Strong Safety

SS | Brandon Meriweather | New England Patriots | Transaction
New England Patriots SS Brandon Meriweather will be fined $50,000 for two helmet-to-helmet hits against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 6, according to ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss.


Free Safety

FS | Tom Nelson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced FS Tom Nelson (knee) has been cleared to practice. Nelson will be allowed to practice for three weeks without being counted against the 53-man roster.

FS | Gerald Alexander | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
The Jacksonville Jaguars have released S Gerald Alexander, reports The Associated Press.

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