Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 8, 2011 @ 01:55:32 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (thumb) has been rehabbing the injured thumb that ended his 2010 season and said he would be ready for 2011, according to Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.

QB | Patrick Ramsey | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Patrick Ramsey or WR Greg Lewis this offseason, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.


Running Back

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent RB Cedric Benson said he is receptive to re-signing with the team, particularly with offensive coordinator Jay Gruden replacing former offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski, according to Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer. "We had an interesting conversation about a lot of things," Benson said. "We have a lot of things in common as far as the way we see the game." With the team ready to move on from QB Carson Palmer, impending free-agent WR Terrell Owens not returning and WR Chad Ochocinco's future in doubt, Benson is the offense's biggest free agent and possibly lone skill position player from last season's opening week lineup who might return.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have assigned a tender offer to impending free-agent RB Joseph Addai, his agent told CBSSports.com. The level of the tender was not disclosed.

RB | Darren Sproles | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins are expected to show interest in San Diego Chargers impending free-agent RB Darren Sproles this offseason, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.


Wide Receiver

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are a team that could be interested in free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Giants) once Burress is out of prison, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Rams are in need of a big-time wide receiver, and head coach Steve Spagnuolo is a Burress booster.

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Free Agents
New York Jets impending free-agent WR Santonio Holmes said via a Facebook video that he will re-sign with the team, according to the New York Post. In the video, Holmes is at his mother's house, standing in a room full of Pittsburgh Steelers memorabilia. "Sorry Jets fans, that not enough Jets stuff is here, but trust me, as soon as I sign back with the Jets, everything will be taken care of," Holmes said.

WR | Braylon Edwards | New York Jets | Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent WR Braylon Edwards (Jets) said Monday, March 7, that he wants to remain with the New York Jets, reports The Associated Press. "If they give me the opportunity, I definitely want to come back," Edwards said. "And, one more time, I love being a Jet."

WR | Greg Lewis | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Patrick Ramsey or WR Greg Lewis this offseason, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

WR | Terrance Turner | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Indiana WR Terrance Turner will run the 40-yard dash and participate in position drills but will stand on the other numbers he posted at the NFL Scouting Combine, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.

WR | Terrence McCrae | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Kansas City Chiefs are scheduled to conduct an interview with Ohio WR Terrence McCrae at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Arizona Cardinals assigned a first-round tender to impending free-agent WR Steve Breaston, according to Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Charlie Johnson | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have assigned tender offers to impending free-agent OT Charlie Johnson and SS Melvin Bullitt, their agents told CBSSports.com. The level of the tenders was not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Brandon Mebane | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears could target Seattle Seahawks impending free-agent DL Brandon Mebane this offseason, according to CBSSports.com.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings may show interest in re-signing impending free-agent DT Pat Williams this offseason because head coach Leslie Frazier could see value keeping Williams on the roster with his leadership abilities, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

DL | Shaun Ellis | New York Jets | Free Agents
New York Jets LB Bart Scott said he hopes the team is able to re-sign impending free-agent DL Shaun Ellis this offseason, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

DL | Tony McDaniel | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Miami Dolphins impending free-agent DL Tony McDaniel likely will look to sign with another team this offseason because he will be looking for more money and playing time than the Dolphins would be willing to offer, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears could show interest in Green Bay Packers impending free-agent DL Cullen Jenkins this offseason, reports Dan Pompei, of the Chicago Tribune. The Bears could use him as a defensive tackle that would help in their pass rush.


Defensive End

DE | Cameron Heyward | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury
Ohio State DL Cameron Heyward (elbow) continues to recover from reconstructive elbow surgery in January, and he plans to have a full Pro Day session March 30, reports Mike Florio, of ProFootballTalk.com. Heyward will miss the March 11 Pro Day working in Columbus.


Linebacker

LB | Kevin Burnett | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers are expected to make a strong attempt at re-signing impending free-agent LB Kevin Burnett this offseason, reports Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

LB | Stephen Cooper | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers impending free-agent LB Stephen Cooper said he expects to test free agency once there is a new collective bargaining agreement, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Safety

S | Robert Sands | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
West Virginia S Robert Sands did not look athletic enough to play safety at the NFL Scouting Combine and some teams may look at him as a linebacker in the NFL, reports Dan Pompei, of NationalFootballPost.com.

S | Rahim Moore | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
UCLA S Rahim Moore is still considered the top safety on many boards but likely will not be a first-round draft choice after his performance at the NFL Scouting Combine, reports Dan Pompei, of NationalFootballPost.com. Moore did not time very well in his drills and turned some teams off with his interview.


Strong Safety

SS | Melvin Bullitt | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have assigned tender offers to impending free-agent OT Charlie Johnson and SS Melvin Bullitt, their agents told CBSSports.com. The level of the tenders was not disclosed.


Free Safety

FS | Bob Sanders | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have yet to officially sign free-agent FS Bob Sanders (Colts), according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. The deal needs to be ratified by the league as a contract language issue is being worked out. "Sanders signing not official yet, but hopefully soon," Chargers spokesman Bill Johnston wrote on his Twitter account. "Stay tuned."

FS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys may be interested in Oakland Raiders impending free-agent FS Michael Huff this offseason, according to Tim MacMahon, of ESPNDallas.com.

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