Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 28, 2011 @ 00:56:19 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Cam Newton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers have narrowed their choices for the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft to Auburn QB Cam Newton, Alabama DL Marcell Dareus, Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson and Georgia WR A.J. Green, according to team sources.

QB | Colin Kaepernick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Oakland Raiders could look to move up in the NFL Draft in order to select Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning admitted to intentionally sabotaging the league's baseline concussion tests so that he could stay off the team's injury list if he suffered a head injury during the year. "Then, after a concussion, you take the same test and if you do worse than you did on the first test, you can't play. So I just try to do badly on the first test," Manning said.

QB | Josh Freeman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman has been working out daily with RB Cadillac Williams and New York Giants WR Michael Clayton in Florida. Freeman is organizing team and individual workouts while the lockout persists. Last week he organized a workout for the team's skill position players and the attendance was 100 percent. The players worked out at the University of South Florida for a week, ran routes and worked on plays.

QB | Nathan Enderle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings have shown interest in University of Idaho QB Nathan Enderle during the pre-draft process.


Running Back

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys could look for a running back prospect to replace RB Marion Barber III in the NFL Draft, perhaps as late as the sixth or seventh round.

RB | Cadillac Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman has been working out daily with RB Cadillac Williams and New York Giants WR Michael Clayton in Florida. Freeman is organizing team and individual workouts while the lockout persists. Last week he organized a workout for the team's skill position players and the attendance was 100 percent. The players worked out at the University of South Florida for a week, ran routes and worked on plays.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jerrel Jernigan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Troy University WR Jerrel Jernigan has been receiving several phone calls from teams drafting late in the first round and early in the second round of the NFL Draft over the last few days, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Per the source, these calls involved extensive dialogue about how Jernigan would fit into their respective offensive schemes. Jernigan has visited the Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers, Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons.

WR | Julio Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots have spoken with the Cleveland Browns about the possibility of trading up to the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL Draft. North Carolina DL Robert Quinn could be the team's target. Alabama WR Julio Jones and Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson could also be possibilities.

WR | A.J. Green | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers have narrowed their choices for the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft to Auburn QB Cam Newton, Alabama DL Marcell Dareus, Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson and Georgia WR A.J. Green, according to team sources.

WR | Michael Clayton | New York Giants | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman has been working out daily with RB Cadillac Williams and New York Giants WR Michael Clayton in Florida. Freeman is organizing team and individual workouts while the lockout persists. Last week he organized a workout for the team's skill position players and the attendance was 100 percent. The players worked out at the University of South Florida for a week, ran routes and worked on plays.


Guard

OG | Rich Seubert | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants OG Rich Seubert (knee) said he underwent an MRI on his surgically repaired knee and that everything is looking good. Seubert underwent surgery this offseason to repair a knee injury.


Defensive Line

DL | Marcell Dareus | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers have narrowed their choices for the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft to Auburn QB Cam Newton, Alabama DL Marcell Dareus, Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson and Georgia WR A.J. Green, according to team sources.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Nick Fairley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix said he believes that Auburn DL Nick Fairley is the best pass rusher among the defensive linemen in the 2011 NFL Draft and can make an impact in any defense.


Defensive End

DE | Robert Quinn | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots have spoken with the Cleveland Browns about the possibility of trading up to the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL Draft. North Carolina DL Robert Quinn could be the team's target. Alabama WR Julio Jones and Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson could also be possibilities.


Linebacker

LB | Akeem Ayers | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
UCLA LB Akeem Ayers is on the New York Jets' short list in regards to their first-round selection in the NFL Draft. The Jets own the No. 30 overall pick.


Cornerback

CB | Patrick Peterson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots have spoken with the Cleveland Browns about the possibility of trading up to the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL Draft. North Carolina DL Robert Quinn could be the team's target. Alabama WR Julio Jones and Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson could also be possibilities.

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