Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 8, 2011 @ 01:28:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Rex Grossman | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Washington Redskins impending free-agent QB Rex Grossman said he would like to re-sign with the team when free agency begins and would also like the chance to compete for the starting quarterback job.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert confirmed Tuesday, June 7, that the team is not in the running to acquire Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb once the labor dispute is settled.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Cincinnati Bengals held player workouts Monday, June 6, and five of the team's eight draft picks were in attendance. OT Andrew Whitworth and DT Domata Peko organized the workout. QB Carson Palmer was a no-show, and WR A.J. Green is expected to join the workouts later this week. WR Chad Ochocinco also did not show up.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (neck) likely would not have undergone his second neck surgery if the lockout hadn't been in place this offseason. The surgery was done to fix a disc-related issue in his neck. Owner Jim Irsay said two weeks ago that Manning's recovery time was expected to take six to eight weeks.


Running Back

RB | Ricky Williams | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams posted on his official Twitter page that he would love nothing more than to finish his career winning a Super Bowl with the Dolphins, but said it is going to take cooperation from others.

RB | Da'Rel Scott | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants held a player organized workout Tuesday, June 7, and nearly 40 players joined QB Eli Manning in New Jersey. DL Mathias Kiwanuka, C Shaun O'Hara, OG Chris Snee, WR Hakeem Nicks and LB Michael Boley were among the participants. CB Prince Amukamara and RB Da'Rel Scott also took part.


Wide Receiver

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jason Avant said he would be in favor if the team decided to sign free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Giants) because he would help their red zone offense.

WR | Chad Ochocinco | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Cincinnati Bengals held player workouts Monday, June 6, and five of the team's eight draft picks were in attendance. OT Andrew Whitworth and DT Domata Peko organized the workout. QB Carson Palmer was a no-show, and WR A.J. Green is expected to join the workouts later this week. WR Chad Ochocinco also did not show up.

WR | A.J. Green | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Cincinnati Bengals held player workouts Monday, June 6, and five of the team's eight draft picks were in attendance. OT Andrew Whitworth and DT Domata Peko organized the workout. QB Carson Palmer was a no-show, and WR A.J. Green is expected to join the workouts later this week. WR Chad Ochocinco also did not show up.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver said the team still has not organized large-scale player workouts during the lockout. "Maybe it's been beneficial to (other teams). We haven't done it, but one thing about our team is we know exactly what stands in front of us and that's trying to come back and start a season where we can repeat once again," Driver said. However, several of the players have been working out individually.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant apparently still owes more than $600,000 with another lawsuit pending. Bryant owes Colleyville jeweler and ticket broker Eleow Hunt for jewelry, tickets and personal loans.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants held a player organized workout Tuesday, June 7, and nearly 40 players joined QB Eli Manning in New Jersey. DL Mathias Kiwanuka, C Shaun O'Hara, OG Chris Snee, WR Hakeem Nicks and LB Michael Boley were among the participants. CB Prince Amukamara and RB Da'Rel Scott also took part.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Andrew Whitworth | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Cincinnati Bengals held player workouts Monday, June 6, and five of the team's eight draft picks were in attendance. OT Andrew Whitworth and DT Domata Peko organized the workout. QB Carson Palmer was a no-show, and WR A.J. Green is expected to join the workouts later this week. WR Chad Ochocinco also did not show up.


Guard

OG | Tony Wragge | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent C David Baas and OG Tony Wragge are not participating in the player-organized workouts this week.

OG | David Baas | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent C David Baas and OG Tony Wragge are not participating in the player-organized workouts this week.

OG | Chris Snee | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants held a player organized workout Tuesday, June 7, and nearly 40 players joined QB Eli Manning in New Jersey. DL Mathias Kiwanuka, C Shaun O'Hara, OG Chris Snee, WR Hakeem Nicks and LB Michael Boley were among the participants. CB Prince Amukamara and RB Da'Rel Scott also took part.


Defensive Line

DL | Shaun Ellis | New York Jets | Free Agents
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Shaun Ellis is believed to be interested in re-signing with the Jets after the lockout is over.

DL | Mathias Kiwanuka | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DL Mathias Kiwanuka (neck) has joined his teammates for players-only workouts this week. He was granted medical clearance back in February, as he is recovery from neck surgery.

DL | Domata Peko | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Cincinnati Bengals held player workouts Monday, June 6, and five of the team's eight draft picks were in attendance. OT Andrew Whitworth and DT Domata Peko organized the workout. QB Carson Palmer was a no-show, and WR A.J. Green is expected to join the workouts later this week. WR Chad Ochocinco also did not show up.


Linebacker

LB | Takeo Spikes | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent LB Takeo Spikes said he would not participate if the team's defensive players decided to work out together because he is not under contract and is not sure if he will return next season. Spikes said he was not given a playbook before the lockout but is not sure if the can read anything into that.

LB | Matt Roth | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The New York Jets could show interest in Cleveland Browns impending free-agent LB Matt Roth once free agency begins.

LB | Jason Taylor | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets likely will not look to re-sign free-agent LB Jason Taylor once free agency begins.

LB | Michael Boley | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants held a player organized workout Tuesday, June 7, and nearly 40 players joined QB Eli Manning in New Jersey. DL Mathias Kiwanuka, C Shaun O'Hara, OG Chris Snee, WR Hakeem Nicks and LB Michael Boley were among the participants. CB Prince Amukamara and RB Da'Rel Scott also took part.


Cornerback

CB | Prince Amukamara | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants held a player organized workout Tuesday, June 7, and nearly 40 players joined QB Eli Manning in New Jersey. DL Mathias Kiwanuka, C Shaun O'Hara, OG Chris Snee, WR Hakeem Nicks and LB Michael Boley were among the participants. CB Prince Amukamara and RB Da'Rel Scott also took part.


Free Safety

FS | Darren Sharper | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) said he is feeling healthy and that he will be ready to play if there is a season this year. "It definitely helps, no doubt," Sharper said of the lockout. "I think having the time off helps your body recover and heal. I feel refreshed. The body feels good, like (it did) pre-surgery when I was healthy. (The lockout) benefits me a lot. It's going to help me have a very productive season."

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