Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 13, 2011 @ 09:44:39 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have a one-year offer on the table for impending free-agent QB Alex Smith but the two sides can't agree on anything until there is a new collective bargaining agreement, sources told Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee. It appears that head coach Jim Harbaugh wants Smith on the roster next season.

QB | Sam Bradford | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney said Tuesday, April 12, that he has no concerns that QB Sam Bradford will be able to figure out the new offense installed by new offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, reports Gregg Rosenthal, of ProFootballTalk.com. "(Bradford's) work ethic is outstanding," Devaney said. "He's extremely intelligent. He'll do whatever he has to do to get caught up. Trust me. We're not worried about that at all."

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Former Miami Dolphins team official Bill Parcells said he regrets drafting OT Jake Long over Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan with the first overall pick in 2008, according to NFL.com. "Maybe, we should have (drafted Ryan instead)," Parcells, the Dolphins' former executive vice president of football operations, said. He also said the decision to draft former QB Pat White in the second round of the 2009 draft "violated our principles."


Running Back

RB | Ryan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Arizona Cardinals met with Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams Tuesday, April 12, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

RB | Delone Carter | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with Syracuse RB Delone Carter Wednesday, April 13, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) said Tuesday, April 12, on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he remains ahead of schedule in his recovery from offseason knee surgery, reports Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com. "My knee is coming along great, I'm ahead of schedule, if the Jaguars or Dr. (James) Andrews are listening to this, they're probably going to be like why is this guy running?"


Wide Receiver

WR | Edmond Gates | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Denver Broncos are scheduled to meet with Abilene Christian WR Edmond Gates later this month, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Jarred Fayson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with University of Illinois WR Jarred Fayson, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Jamorris Warren | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Central Missouri WR Jamorris Warren is receiving interest from the Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams, Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Tight End

TE | Lance Kendricks | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Green Bay Packers could consider selecting University of Wisconsin TE Lance Kendricks if he is available when they draft in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (knee) is expected to completely healed from the knee injury he suffered this season by the time training camp begins, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

TE | Jordan Cameron | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with Southern California TE Jordan Cameron at some point this week, a source told Joe Fortenbaugh, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Guard

OG | Orlando Franklin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings have met with University of Miami OL Orlando Franklin, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Da'Quan Bowers | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury
Updating a previous item, Clemson DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee) showed signs of possible long-term arthritis and weakness in his surgically repaired right knee after a medical examination last weekend, according to NFL.com's Steve Wyche. Bowers' agent, Joe Flanagan said he believes his client's draft status will not be severely affected. Bowers' immediate future is not in question.


Linebacker

LB | Akeem Ayers | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with UCLA LB Akeem Ayers Wednesday, April 13, reports NewYorkJets.com.

LB | Mason Foster | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with University of Washington LB Mason Foster, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

LB | Martez Wilson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings recently met with University of Illinois LB Martez Wilson, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Cornerback

CB | Josh Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with University of Buffalo CB Josh Thomas, reports NewYorkJets.com.

CB | Chykie Brown | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with University of Texas CB Chykie Brown, reports NewYorkJets.com.

CB | Jimmy Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Washington Redskins are scheduled to meet with University of Colorado CB Jimmy Smith, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

CB | Davon House | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to meet with New Mexico State CB Davon House Wednesday, April 13, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

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