Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 21, 2011 @ 23:48:36 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
The Philadelphia Eagles appear ready to trade QB Kevin Kolb once the NFL reopens for business, according to Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer. If head coach Andy Reid and general manager Howie Roseman receive an offer to their liking, it sounds more and more as if they will pull the trigger and deal Kolb. "Obviously, there's a lot of interest in a player like Kevin Kolb," Roseman said. "We're trying to win a championship. Whatever it does to help us improve our team - that's with the players we have on our team, or a player from outside our team - we're going to look at."

QB | Cam Newton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Sunday, March 20, at the NFL owners meetings the team is simply not looking at quarterback prospects with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft, according to Joseph Person, of the Charlotte Observer. Rivera added the Panthers have zeroed in on about eight prospects. He said three of those targets are quarterbacks Auburn QB Cam Newton, Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert and Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett but not all.

QB | Ben Chappell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Indiana QB Ben Chappell measured 6-foot-1 7/8, 224 pounds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.07 seconds and 5.09 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.42 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.22 seconds. He measured a 33-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-11 broad jump.

QB | Jake Locker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have not scheduled private workouts with University of Washington QB Jake Locker and University of Idaho QB Nathan Enderle, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

QB | Nathan Enderle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have not scheduled private workouts with University of Washington QB Jake Locker and University of Idaho QB Nathan Enderle, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

QB | Andy Dalton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have scheduled a private workout with Texas Christian QB Andy Dalton for at some point before April 1, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

QB | Christian Ponder | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have scheduled a private workout with Florida State QB Christian Ponder for at some point before April 1, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

QB | Colin Kaepernick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tennessee Titans are expected to conduct a private workout with University of Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick Tuesday, March 29, according John Glennon, of The Tennessean.


Running Back

RB | Tiki Barber | Free Agent | Free Agents
If free-agent RB Tiki Barber (Giants) returns to the National Football League, it will not be with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to Ira Kaufman, of The Tampa Tribune.

RB | Ryan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous report, Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 seconds and 4.54 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 17, according to Gil Brandt, of NFL.com.

RB | Taiwan Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers are expected to attend Eastern Washington RB Taiwan Jones' workout April 14, reports Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee. Jones was not able to run at the NFL Scouting Combine because of a foot injury he suffered in December.

RB | Mario Fannin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to work out Auburn RB Mario Fannin, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

RB | Bilal Powell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have invited University of Louisville RB Bilal Powell to for a visit at the team's facility, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

RB | Mikel LeShoure | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with University of Illinois RB Mikel LeShoure this week, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

RB | Mark Ingram | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins called University of Alabama RB Mark Ingram this past week to arrange a private workout with him, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.


Fullback

FB | Ryan Taylor | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Kansas City Chiefs are scheduled to work out North Carolina FB Ryan Taylor Wednesday, March 23, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Chiefs tight ends coach Bernie Parmalee is scheduled to conduct the workout.


Wide Receiver

WR | Terrance Turner | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Indiana WR Terrance Turner ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 seconds and 4.54 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com.

WR | Tandon Doss | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft
Indiana WR Tandon Doss (groin) was not able to participate in his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, because he is dealing with a groin injury, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He will have his own workout April 6.

WR | Terrence McCrae | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Ohio WR Terrence McCrae measured 6-foot-2 5/8, 194 pounds at his Pro Day, Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.49 seconds and 4.42 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.22 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.82 seconds. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-4 broad jump and completed eight repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

WR | Ricardo Lockette | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to conduct private workouts with Fort Valley State WR Ricardo Lockette and University of Tennessee WR Denarius Moore, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

WR | Denarius Moore | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to conduct private workouts with Fort Valley State WR Ricardo Lockette and University of Tennessee WR Denarius Moore, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.


Tight End

TE | Kyle Nelson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
New Mexico State TE Kyle Nelson measured 6-foot-2 3/8, 240 pounds at his Pro Day Friday, March 18, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds and 4.76 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.37 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.32 seconds. He measured a 30-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot-11 broad jump and completed 21 repetition on the 225-pound bench press.

TE | David J. Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to conduct private workouts with University of Arkansas TE David J. Williams and Portland State Julius Thomas, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.

TE | Julius Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to conduct private workouts with University of Arkansas TE David J. Williams and Portland State Julius Thomas, reports Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald.


Offensive Tackle

OT | James Brewer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Cleveland Browns offensive line coach George Warhop privately worked out Indiana OT James Brewer a few days following his Pro Day, according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt.

OT | Mike Person | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Seattle Seahawks spoke with Montana State OL Mike Person at his Pro Day, Tuesday, March 15, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com.


Offensive Line

OL | Maurice Hurt | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
University of Florida OL Maurice Hurt ran the 40-yard dash in 5.44 seconds and 5.46 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 15, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.85 seconds and the three-cone drill 8.13 seconds. He measured a 29-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-1 broad jump.

OL | Marcus Gilbert | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Florida OL Marcus Gilbert ran the 40-yard dash in 5.53 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 15, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also measured a 30 1/2-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-2 broad jump.

OL | Carl Johnson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Florida OL Carl Johnson ran the three-cone drill 8.26 seconds and measured a 25-inch vertical jump at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 15, according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt.


Defensive Tackle

DT | John Graves | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Virginia Tech DL John Graves ran the 40-yard dash in 5.10 seconds and 5.09 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 17, according to Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the short shuttle in 4.56 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.40 seconds. He measured a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-1 broad jump.


Linebacker

LB | Lawrence J. Wilson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles are scheduled to meet with University of Connecticut LB Lawrence J. Wilson prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Defensive Back

DB | Ahmad Black | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Florida S Ahmad Black ran the 40-yard dash in 4.83 seconds and 4.85 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 15, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.11 seconds and the three-cone drill 6.77 seconds. He measured a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump.

DB | Donovan Fletcher | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Ohio DB Donovan Fletcher measured 5-foot-11 5/8, 204 pounds at his Pro Day, Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.63 seconds and 4.59 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.27 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.09 seconds. He measured a 38 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-4 broad jump and completed 29 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

DB | Jaiquawn Jarrett | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Denver Broncos are scheduled to conduct a private workout with Temple DB Jaiquawn Jarrett before the 2011 NFL Draft, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

DB | T.J. Heath | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to meet with Jacksonville State DB T.J. Heath Tuesday, April 19, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.


Cornerback

CB | Rashad Carmichael | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous report, Virginia Tech CB Rashad Carmichael ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds and 4.45 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 17, according to Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the short shuttle in 4.15 seconds, measured a 33-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-1 broad jump.

CB | Davon House | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
New Mexico State CB Davon House ran the 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds at his Pro Dat Friday, March 18, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He measured a 9-foot-1 broad jump during the workout.


Safety

S | Will Hill | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Florida S Will Hill ran the 40-yard dash in 4.68 seconds and 4.73 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 15, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.21 seconds and the three-cone drill 6.94 seconds. He measured a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-5 broad jump.


Strong Safety

SS | Davon Morgan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Virginia Tech S Davon Morgan ran the 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds and 4.73 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 17, according to Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the short shuttle in 3.93 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.92 seconds.

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