Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 15, 2010 @ 10:12:47 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jimmy Clausen | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen (concussion) is considered day-to-day after suffering a concussion in Week 10, according to CarolinaGrowl.com's Steve Reed.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard (clavicle) underwent X-rays on his clavicle after getting sacked in the team's Week 10 game, but the X-rays did not show any damage, reports Tania Ganguli, of The Florida Times-Union.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (shoulder) said he will contact Dr. James Andrews about the pain he is feeling in his shoulder, reports Ed Werder, of ESPN. Andrews performed surgery on Favre in 2008 to repair a partially torn biceps, which believes may be connected to the pain he is feeling now. He expects to undergo an MRI on his shoulder.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (shoulder) received a pain-killing injection in his shoulder prior to the team's Week 10 game, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is now 6-1 versus the Pittsburgh Steelers after defeating them in Week 10, according to CBSSports.com.

QB | Chris Simms | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins are considering bringing in free-agent QB Chris Simms (Titans) for a visit, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

QB | Tom Brandstater | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins will work out free-agent QB Tom Brandstater (Colts), reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

QB | JaMarcus Russell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have contacted free-agent JaMarcus Russell (Raider) and are trying to schedule a work out with him, sources told Josina Anderson, of FOX31 Denver.

QB | Chad Henne | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins QB Chad Henne (knee) likely will miss the rest of the season after injuring his knee in Week 10, a source told Mike Berardino and Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

QB | Chad Pennington | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins QB Chad Pennington (shoulder) likely will miss the rest of the season after injuring his shoulder in Week 10, a source told Mike Berardino and Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Donovan McNabb's agent, Fletcher Smith, is flying to Washington Monday, Nov. 15, to meet face-to-face with the Redskins over an extension for McNabb, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. The two sides are discussing a four-year extension. Neither side will say whether a deal will be signed Monday, but one person in McNabb's camp said, "I'm not opposed to getting something done soon. I'd love to get something done soon."


Running Back

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew scored his 60th and 61st career touchdowns in Week 10, which made him the fastest players in franchise history to reach 60 touchdowns, reports Tania Ganguli, of The Florida Times-Union.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller (hamstring) is out indefinitely after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 10, according to The Associated Press. Although final test results are not yet in, head coach Chan Gailey all but ruled out Spiller from playing in Week 11. "I can't imagine him playing this week," Gailey said. "We'll have to see how long it lasts."

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury,
Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (groin) is scheduled to be inactive for the team's Week 10 game, according to Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.

RB | Ryan Torain | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Torain (hamstring) is expected to start in Week 10, according to Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.

RB | LaRod Stephens-Howling | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hamstring) suffered a left hamstring injury in Week 10 and is considered questionable to return, reports Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com.


Wide Receiver

WR | Kevin Walter | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Kevin Walter caught six passes for 90 yards and one touchdown in Week 10 after being shut out the previous three games, report John McClain and Dale Robertson, of the Houston Chronicle. Walter said he did not think the team was looking to get the ball to him but that is what the defense was giving to the team.

WR | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams said he understands his role in the offense and is willing to do whatever the coaches ask him to do, reports Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "I understand my role," Williams said. "Make the play when it comes my way. If it's blocking, if it's running a certain route and catching it and doing something with it, so be it. I'm just happy to be a part of this football team." Williams has been losing playing time and targets to WR Dez Bryant.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Jon Kitna said he has confidence that Dez Bryant will make plays when the ball is thrown to him, reports Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "He's just one of those who is a different breed that way. There's times you throw him the ball that he's covered really, and you just kind of throw it out there, because he's going to make a play, and he consistently does it," Kitna said.

WR | Brandon Banks | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins WR Brandon Banks (knee) is slated to play in the team's Week 10 game, according to Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (toes) may play in the team's Week 11 game, according to a source, after dislocating all of the toes on his right foot except the big toe in Week 10, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward's (concussion) streak of at least one catch in 186 consecutive regular-season games ended in Week 10, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

WR | Arnaz Battle | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Arnaz Battle (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the team's Week 10 game, according to Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury in the team's Week 10 game, according to The Associated Press.


Place Kicker

PK | Mike Nugent | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
An MRI confirmed Cincinnati Bengals PK Mike Nugent (knee) will miss the rest of the season, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Joe Staley | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers OT Joe Staley (fibula) will be out of the lineup four to six weeks with a broken left fibula, according to Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

OT | Jake Long | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins OT Jake Long (shoulder) suffered a dislocated shoulder in the team's Week 10 game, a source told Jeff Darlington, of The Miami Herald. Long is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, Nov. 15, to see if there is any structural damage that could affect his long-term status. He might be able to play with the injury.


Defensive Line

DL | Spencer Johnson | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DT Spencer Johnson (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the team's Week 10 game and was not able to return, reports CBSSports.com.

DL | Kendall Langford | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins DL Kendall Langford (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the team's Week 10 game, reports Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.


Linebacker

LB | Lawrence Timmons | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons (hip) left the team's Week 10 game with a hip pointer, according to Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. However, Timmons said the injury is not serious.

LB | Cameron Wake | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins LB Cameron Wake (hip) suffered a hip injury in the team's Week 10 game and would not say what his availability would be for Week 11, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.


Cornerback

CB | Terence Newman | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (ankle) suffered a left ankle sprain in Week 10, according to Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.

CB | Mike Jenkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins (neck) said he will have an MRI on his injured neck Monday, Nov. 15, after suffering the injury in Week 10, according to Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.

CB | Sheldon Brown | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) left the team's Week 10 game after suffering a shoulder injury, reports NFL.com's Frank Tadych. His return to the game is questionable.


Strong Safety

SS | Yeremiah Bell | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins SS Yeremiah Bell (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury in Week 10 and underwent an X-ray after the game, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.

SS | Renaldo Hill | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos SS Renaldo Hill (neck) suffered a neck injury in the team's Week 10 game, according to NFL.com's Frank Tadych.

SS | Chris X. Clemons | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins SS Chris X. Clemons (knee) suffered what appeared to be a knee injury in the team's Week 10 game, reports Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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