Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 5, 2011 @ 11:06:30 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick (quadriceps) said he believes he will be 100 percent healthy by the time of the team's Wild Card playoff game, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said during a radio interview that QB Carson Palmer will be the team's starting quarterback next season, reports ESPN.com.

QB | Drew Stanton | Detroit Lions | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions would like to re-sign impending free-agent QB Drew Stanton as their No. 3 quarterback, but he likely will look to compete for a No. 1 or No. 2 job with another team, reports Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QBs Matt Hasselbeck (hip) and Charlie Whitehurst split reps during practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, but head coach Pete Carroll is not ready to name a starter for the team's Wild Card playoff game, reports ESPN.com.

QB | Charlie Whitehurst | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QBs Matt Hasselbeck (hip) and Charlie Whitehurst split reps during practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, but head coach Pete Carroll is not ready to name a starter for the team's Wild Card playoff game, reports ESPN.com.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning has thrown for 1,513 yards, 12 touchdown passes and just two interceptions in six games against defenses that New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has coached, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley. Manning also threw for 377 yards and three touchdowns against the Jets in the playoffs last year.


Running Back

RB | Joique Bell | New Orleans Saints | Transaction
The New Orleans Saints have signed RB Joique Bell off the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad, reports FOXSports.com. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

RB | DeShawn Wynn | New Orleans Saints | Transaction
The New Orleans Saints promoted RB DeShawn Wynn to the active roster Tuesday, Jan. 4, according to ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas.

RB | Chris Ivory | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Transaction, Fantasy
The New Orleans Saints placed RB Chris Ivory (foot) on the Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Jan. 4, according to ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson (thigh), who finished with 1,364 yards this year, said he was slowed by a thigh injury for most of the year, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. "I would say for about six weeks I was banged up pretty bad," said Johnson, who played in every game. "But in this league you have to play with pain like that. I felt like I made it through and the last three games it wasn't bothering me anymore."


Wide Receiver

WR | Lee Evans | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said he expects WR Lee Evans to return to the team next season but did not entire rule out the possibility of Evans not being with the team, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed free-agent WR Kevin Curtis (Dolphins), reports Josh Looney, of KCChiefs.com. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis is expected to cover Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the AFC Wild Card game Saturday, Jan. 8, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini. "I think we pretty well know one matchup," head coach Rex Ryan said. "Let's see, 'This kid is one of the best receivers in the league, let's put this guy on him.' We all know that matchup is going to happen."

WR | Edward Gant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed S Vince Anderson, OL Marc Dile, LB J.D. Folsom, WR Edward Gant, LB Simoni Lawrence, OG John Malecki, FB Rendrick Taylor and DL E.J. Wilson to futures contracts Tuesday, Jan. 4.


Tight End

TE | Chris Baker | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Transaction
The Seattle Seahawks have placed TE Chris Baker (hip) and OG Chester Pitts (concussion) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2010 season, reports ESPN.com.

TE | Bo Scaife | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Tennessee Titans TE Bo Scaife is unlikely to return to the team next season, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. "I enjoyed myself. I have a lot of great memories. I developed a lot of life-long relationships," Scaife said. "But sometimes change is better and wanted and needed in certain peoples' eyes, and maybe that is my situation right now."


Offensive Tackle

OT | Damien Woody | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets OT Damien Woody (knee) was limited during practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, and is expected to play in the team's Wild Card playoff game, reports Ebenezer Samuel, of the New York Daily News.


Guard

OG | Cordaro Howard | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Cordaro Howard (shoulder) is scheduled to undergo shoulder surgery this offseason, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

OG | Rich Seubert | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants OG Rich Seubert (knee) underwent surgery Tuesday, Jan. 4, to repair his dislocated right knee cap, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News. Seubert is expected to face a long recovery time.

OG | Chester Pitts | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Transaction
The Seattle Seahawks have placed TE Chris Baker (hip) and OG Chester Pitts (concussion) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2010 season, reports ESPN.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (Achilles'), DE Osi Umenyiora (hip) and DT Barry Cofield (shoulder) will undergo surgery this offseason to repair injuries, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.

DL | Barry Cofield | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (Achilles'), DE Osi Umenyiora (hip) and DT Barry Cofield (shoulder) will undergo surgery this offseason to repair injuries, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.

DL | Kyle Vanden Bosch | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (neck) is expected to make a full recovery from his neck surgery and be ready for the start of the 2011 season, reports Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News.

DL | Aaron Smith | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, but is considered a long shot for the team's Divisional Round playoff game, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (calf), FB Korey Hall (knee), LB Frank Zombo (knee) and S Atari Bigby (groin) are all making progress and will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Jan. 5, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Gary D'Amato.


Linebacker

LB | Shawne Merriman | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills LB Shawne Merriman (Achilles') said he does not think his Achilles' tendon injury will be a problem moving forward because the Bills training staff have found out how it was re-injured, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

LB | Frank Zombo | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (calf), FB Korey Hall (knee), LB Frank Zombo (knee) and S Atari Bigby (groin) are all making progress and will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Jan. 5, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Gary D'Amato.


Cornerback

CB | Donald Washington | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Transaction
The Kansas City Chiefs have placed CB Donald Washington (ankle) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2010 season, reports Josh Looney, of KCChiefs.com.

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (abdomen) and SS Troy Polamalu (Achilles') did not participate in practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis is expected to cover Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the AFC Wild Card game Saturday, Jan. 8, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini. "I think we pretty well know one matchup," head coach Rex Ryan said. "Let's see, 'This kid is one of the best receivers in the league, let's put this guy on him.' We all know that matchup is going to happen."


Strong Safety

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (abdomen) and SS Troy Polamalu (Achilles') did not participate in practice Tuesday, Jan. 4, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

SS | Atari Bigby | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (calf), FB Korey Hall (knee), LB Frank Zombo (knee) and S Atari Bigby (groin) are all making progress and will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Jan. 5, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Gary D'Amato.

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