Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 4, 2011 @ 01:09:23 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Arizona Cardinals are considered the favorite to acquire Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb once the labor dispute is settled and transactions are allowed. "I think at this point in time, it's fairly certain that he's going to wind up in the NFC West," ESPN's Adam Schefter said.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Around 40 Dallas Cowboys players congregated at an undisclosed location Tuesday, May 3, for a workout that included QB Tony Romo (collarbone). "It went great," Romo said. "We had a great turnout. It was crisp. It was fast. You could feel the energy from the guys being back out there. Guys were committed. It was great to see."

It was the first time that Romo had thrown passes since he fractured his collarbone against the New York giants Oct. 25 of last year. He has since been cleared for full activities and said the collarbone felt great during the workout Tuesday.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants QB Eli Manning went through passing drills with 10 teammates Tuesday, May 3, in New Jersey. TE Kevin Boss, RB Danny Ware and WR Hakeem Nicks were among the players attending.

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy and some of his teammates are planning some workouts for the middle of May if the lockout lingers that long. McCoy has reached out to WR Greg Little, TE Jordan Cameron and FB Owen Marecic to see if they are planning to show up. McCoy is also hoping that QBs Seneca Wallace and Jake Delhomme want to participate.

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan said he is looking forward to working with the tandem of WR Roddy White and WR Julio Jones. Ryan added he believes Jones is very much similar to White. "I think (Jones) is similar, he's got similar attributes to what Roddy White has he's big, he's physical," Ryan said. "He's explosive."


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson said Tuesday, May 3, that he is ready to pass the torch to RB Shonn Greene and become the best third down back in the NFL.

RB | Daniel Thomas | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas, the player the team traded into the second round to select, is likely to be the team's featured back in 2011.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) and DE Aaron Kampman (knee) will both be limited in training camp this year as they attempt to come back from knee surgeries. Both players are expected to be healthy by the time camp begins.

Jones-Drew said recently that he has been able to run and do squats in the weight room.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brad Smith | New York Jets | Free Agents
New York Jets impending free-agent WR Brad Smith said he may look to sign with a team that will give him a bigger role in the offense once free agency begins. "My goal is every time I step on the field is to make something happen," Smith said. "If a team is willing to give me that opportunity a little bit more… you only get to play this game one time. You don't want to be at a place where they're not giving you an opportunity."

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants QB Eli Manning went through passing drills with 10 teammates Tuesday, May 3, in New Jersey. TE Kevin Boss, RB Danny Ware and WR Hakeem Nicks were among the players attending.

WR | Greg Little | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy and some of his teammates are planning some workouts for the middle of May if the lockout lingers that long. McCoy has reached out to WR Greg Little, TE Jordan Cameron and FB Owen Marecic to see if they are planning to show up. McCoy is also hoping that QBs Seneca Wallace and Jake Delhomme want to participate.

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan said he is looking forward to working with the tandem of WR Roddy White and WR Julio Jones. Ryan added he believes Jones is very much similar to White. "I think (Jones) is similar, he's got similar attributes to what Roddy White has he's big, he's physical," Ryan said. "He's explosive."


Tight End

TE | Kevin Boss | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants QB Eli Manning went through passing drills with 10 teammates Tuesday, May 3, in New Jersey. TE Kevin Boss, RB Danny Ware and WR Hakeem Nicks were among the players attending.

TE | Jordan Cameron | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy and some of his teammates are planning some workouts for the middle of May if the lockout lingers that long. McCoy has reached out to WR Greg Little, TE Jordan Cameron and FB Owen Marecic to see if they are planning to show up. McCoy is also hoping that QBs Seneca Wallace and Jake Delhomme want to participate.


Offensive Tackle

OT | David Mims | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers are expected to interested in signing undrafted free-agent OT David Mims (Virginia Union) once free agency begins.


Guard

OG | David Baas | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers are expected to consider re-signing impending free-agent C David Baas this offseason as one of their top priorities.


Defensive Line

DL | Victor Abiamiri | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri said he is completely recovered from the knee injury that made him miss the entire 2010 season. Abiamiri had microfracture surgery on his knee last offseason and was not able to return.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) and DE Aaron Kampman (knee) will both be limited in training camp this year as they attempt to come back from knee surgeries. Both players are expected to be healthy by the time camp begins.

Jones-Drew said recently that he has been able to run and do squats in the weight room.


Cornerback

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Injury
The Detroit Lions' projected top CBs Chris Houston (shoulder) and Alphonso Smith (shoulder) are coming off shoulder surgeries so the team will be looking to add a cornerback during free agency.

CB | Alphonso Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury
The Detroit Lions' projected top CBs Chris Houston (shoulder) and Alphonso Smith (shoulder) are coming off shoulder surgeries so the team will be looking to add a cornerback during free agency.

CB | Patrick Peterson | Arizona Cardinals | Draft
The Detroit Lions tried to trade up in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft and were looking to draft CB Patrick Peterson but did not get the trade completed and Peterson went to the Arizona Cardinals.

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