Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 5, 2011 @ 01:19:36 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard (finger) said Monday, April 4, that he has regained 85 percent flexibility in his right middle finger, reports Tania Ganguli, of The Florida Times-Union. Garrard had surgery to repair a tendon disruption and ligament rupture in December. Garrard also said he is able to throw "just fine."

QB | Ricky Stanzi | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers worked out University of Iowa QB Ricky Stanzi Monday, April 4, a source told Matt Bowen, of NationalFootballPost.com.

QB | Ryan Mallett | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett said he believes he can fit into the Cincinnati Bengals' new west coast offense because he ran that type of offense in college, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

QB | Andy Dalton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles worked out Texas Christian QB Andy Dalton last week, a source told FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

QB | Cam Newton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn QB Cam Newton's agent, Bus Cook, said the Carolina Panthers will have Newton in for a visit this week, reports Jim Corbett, of USAToday.com. Newton will be in Carolina Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6. Warren Moon, who is serving as an advisor to Newton, believes the Panthers are sold on Newton as the No. 1 overall selection in the NFL Draft. Moon said Panthers head coach Ron Rivera noted he had seen Newton work out and was already convinced on his physical ability. Moon added Rivera felt he needed to talk with Newton more to understand him as a person. "The Panthers had a great meeting with him over dinner that night," Moon said.


Running Back

RB | Ryan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams has accepted an invitation to attend the NFL Draft, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

RB | Mark Ingram | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Giants could be interested in University of Alabama RB Mark Ingram if he is available when they draft in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.


Wide Receiver

WR | Courtney A. Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have shown interest in South Alabama WR Courtney A. Smith, a source told Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Tyron Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Boston College OT Anthony Castonzo and Southern California OT Tyron Smith are on the New York Giants' radar at this point of the team's process, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.


Offensive Line

OL | Danny Watkins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Baylor OG Danny Watkins accepted his invitation to the NFL Draft, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

OL | Anthony Castonzo | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Boston College OT Anthony Castonzo and Southern California OT Tyron Smith are on the New York Giants' radar at this point of the team's process, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.


Defensive Line

DL | Frank Kearse | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Alabama A&M DL Frank Kearse is receiving interest from the Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Defensive End

DE | Cameron Jordan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers have met with University of California DE Cameron Jordan, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Free Safety

FS | Brian Dawkins | Denver Broncos | Draft
The Denver Broncos appear content with FS Brian Dawkins and SS Renaldo Hill as their starting safeties, reports ProFootballWeekly.com. The Broncos could take a safety in the 2011 NFL Draft to learn behind Dawkins and Hill.

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