Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 8, 2011 @ 20:12:19 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Colin Kaepernick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Indianapolis Colts are scheduled to work out University of Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick Friday, April 8, a source told Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.

QB | Ricky Stanzi | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Iowa QB Ricky Stanzi has drawn the most interest from the Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49ers, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

QB | Jake Locker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Washington QB Jake Locker has drawn the most interest from the Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers and Tennessee Titans, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agents
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick said he hopes to visit with free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Giants) when Burress is released from prison in June, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News. "I hope I can pay him a visit," Vick said. "I just want to reach out to him, talk to him. We have a good relationship ... just congratulate him on getting through such a tough time, even though it's not the ideal situation, let him know there's plenty of optimism out there for him. I don't think his career's over by far. You look at Terrell Owens, he's 37, and playing like he's in his late 20s."

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) said Thursday, April 7, that he is getting real close to 100 percent in his recovery from shoulder surgery, according to his official Twitter page. Stafford met with renowned Dr. James Andrews Wednesday, April 6, and the doctor is more than happy where Stafford is in his rehab.

QB | Greg McElroy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have worked out University of Alabama QB Greg McElroy, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.


Running Back

RB | Phillip Tanner | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Middle Tennessee State RB Phillip Tanner has received interest from the Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.

RB | Ryan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams has drawn the most interest from the Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, St. Louis Rams and Washington Redskins, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

RB | DeMarco Murray | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles have met with or will meet with University of Oklahoma RB DeMarco Murray, according to FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

RB | Daniel Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles met with Kansas State RB Daniel Thomas earlier this week, according to FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

RB | Da'Rel Scott | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers met with University of Maryland RB Da'Rel Scott Thursday, April 7, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

RB | Mikel LeShoure | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots are meeting with University of Illinois RB Mikel LeShoure Thursday, April 7, sources told Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald.


Wide Receiver

WR | Antoine Smithson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Chicago Bears are scheduled to meet with Utah WR Antoine Smithson at some point before the 2011 NFL Draft, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Lito Senatus | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to work out Western Illinois WR Lito Senatus Friday, April 8, sources told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Terrence McCrae | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ohio WR Terrence McCrae has drawn the most interest from the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

WR | Torrey Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Maryland WR Torrey Smith has drawn the most interest from the Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots and St. Louis Rams, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

WR | DeMarco Sampson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
San Diego State WR DeMarco Sampson has drawn the most interest from the Carolina Panthers and San Diego Chargers, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick said he hopes to visit with free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Giants) when Burress is released from prison in June, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News. "I hope I can pay him a visit," Vick said. "I just want to reach out to him, talk to him. We have a good relationship ... just congratulate him on getting through such a tough time, even though it's not the ideal situation, let him know there's plenty of optimism out there for him. I don't think his career's over by far. You look at Terrell Owens, he's 37, and playing like he's in his late 20s."

WR | Jon Baldwin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys met with University of Pittsburgh WR Jon Baldwin earlier this week, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Jeremy Ross | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Green Bay Packers are expected to meet with University of California WR Jeremy Ross within the next few weeks, sources told Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com.

WR | A.J. Green | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Georgia WR A.J. Green said he is scheduled to meet with the Carolina Panthers Friday, April 8, reports ProFootballWeekly.com.

WR | Tandon Doss | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Indiana WR Tandon Doss measured 6-foot-2 1/8, 201 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, April 6, reports NFL.com's Gil Brandt. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.67 seconds and 4.62 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.21 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.04 seconds. He measured a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-8 broad jump. Doss was not able to participate at the NFL Scouting Combine because of hip surgery and is still not 100 percent healthy.


Tight End

TE | Kyle Rudolph | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Notre Dame TE Kyle Rudolph ran the 40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds and 4.80 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, April 7, reports Sean Jensen, of the Chicago Sun-Times.

TE | Virgil Green | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Atlanta Falcons are expected to meet with University of Nevada TE Virgil Green in the near future, a source told Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com.


Place Kicker

PK | Jason Hanson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Detroit Lions are likely to have a battle for the starting place kicker job between PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner in training camp, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.


Offensive Tackle

OT | David Mims | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Virginia Union OT David Mims has drawn the most interest from the Baltimore Ravens and Detroit Lions, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

OT | James Brewer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Indiana OT James Brewer has drawn the most interest from the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

OT | Jah Reid | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Central Florida OT Jah Reid has drawn the most interest from the Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.


Guard

OG | Benjamin Ijalana | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Villanova OT Benjamin Ijalana ran the 40-yard dash in the 5.1-second range at his Pro Day, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. He measured a 27-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot broad jump during the workout. He was not able to participate during the NFL Scouting Combine because of a sports hernia surgery.


Offensive Line

OL | Michael Person | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Montana State OL Michael Person has drawn the most interest from the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

OL | William Rackley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Lehigh OL William Rackley has drawn the most interest from the Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

OL | Jason Pinkston | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were scheduled to meet with University of Pittsburgh OL Jason Pinkston at some point this week, a source told Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

OL | Maurice Mears | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
New Mexico OL Maurice Mears ran the 40-yard dash in 5.30 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 24, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com. He measured a 26-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-9 broad jump during the workout.

OL | Anthony Castonzo | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys met with Boston College OT Anthony Castonzo Wednesday , April 6, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Muhammad Wilkerson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Temple DL Muhammad Wilkerson has drawn the most interest from the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

DT | Terrell McClain | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Chicago Bears have shown the most interest in South Florida DL Terrell McClain, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.


Defensive End

DE | Mark Schiechl | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Colorado School of Mines DE Mark Schiechl is scheduled to meet with the Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars before the 2011 NFL Draft, according to Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.

DE | Jabaal Sheard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins met with University of Pittsburgh DE Jabaal Sheard Thursday, April 7, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

DE | Adrian Clayborn | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Iowa DL Adrian Clayborn has drawn the most interest from the Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.


Linebacker

LB | Nathan Irving | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
North Carolina State LB Nathan Irving has drawn the most interest from the Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

LB | Doug Hogue | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Syracuse LB Doug Hogue has drawn the most interest from the Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

LB | Akeem Ayers | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
UCLA LB Akeem Ayers has drawn the most interest from the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, New England Patriots and San Diego Chargers, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

LB | Jabara Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cincinnati Bengals have shown the most interest in Stephen F. Austin LB Jabara Williams, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

LB | Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Nick Barnett (wrist) said Thursday, April 7, that he is 100 percent healed after surgery in mid-October to insert pins into his right wrist to reattach a tendon he tore off the scaphoid bone, reports Jason Wilde, of ESPNMilwaukee.com.


Defensive Back

DB | Jeremy Kellem | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to work out Middle Tennessee State DB Jeremy Kellem Friday, April 8, sources told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

DB | DeMarcus Van Dyke | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles recently met with University of Miami CB DeMarcus Van Dyke, a source told Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com.


Cornerback

CB | Prince Amukamara | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with University of Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara next week, reports Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com.

CB | Davon House | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
New Mexico State CB Davon House has drawn the most interest from the Chicago Bears, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

CB | Chris Randle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Utah State CB Chris Randle has drawn the most interest from the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

CB | Brandon Burton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Utah CB Brandon Burton has drawn the most interest from the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

CB | Antareis Bryan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys are expected to work out Baylor CB Antareis Bryan during their Dallas Day workout, reports Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com.

CB | Ras-I Dowling | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers met with University of Virginia CB Ras-I Dowling Thursday, April 7, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

CB | Cortez Allen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers met with Citadel CB Cortez Allen Thursday, April 7, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

CB | Curtis Brown | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles recently worked out University of Texas CB Curtis Brown, a source told Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com.


Safety

S | Rahim Moore | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
UCLA S Rahim Moore has drawn the most interest from the Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets and Oakland Raiders, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible.

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