Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 9, 2011 @ 10:14:21 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Chad Henne | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins likely will not re-sign impending free-agent QB Chad Henne this offseason because QB Matt Moore is under contract and is playing well this season.

QB | Carson Palmer | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer (quadriceps) was able to practice in full Tuesday, Nov. 8. He was listed as a limited participant Monday, Nov. 7.

QB | Tim Tebow | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
The Denver Broncos have allowed QB Tim Tebow to go to the read-option running play if he feels there is nothing there through the air, which could make him more effective running the offense. Tebow ran for 117 yards and completed several long passing plays in a win over the Oakland Raiders in Week 9.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
It's looking doubtful that Arizona Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb (toe, foot) will be able to suit up for the team's Week 10 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kolb is dealing with a sprained foot and turf toe. QB John Skelton will receive another start if Kolb can't go.


Running Back

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (foot) is not expected to play in Week 10 because he is still on crutches.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) is getting better but has not been cleared to practice at this point. Coughlin would not say if the team has a timetable for when Bradshaw will be able to return.

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (groin) was able to take part in a full practice Tuesday, Nov. 8, and he appears ready to play in Week 10 against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Nov. 10.

RB | Jahvid Best | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) has not been cleared to return to practice Tuesday, Nov. 8, and he is expected to miss his third straight game in Week 10. However, he hasn't officially been ruled out.

RB Kevin Smith is working as the No. 3 running back in practice. OG Leonard Davis, who was recently signed, is working as the No. 2 right guard.


Fullback

FB | Marcel Reece | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders FB Marcel Reece (shoulder) and FS Matt Giordano (neck) were each able to take part in a full practice session Tuesday, Nov. 8.


Wide Receiver

WR | Mohamed Massaquoi | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi (head) was sent home Wednesday, Nov. 9, because he continues to have concussion-like symptoms.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said WR Hakeem Nicks (hamstring) is expected to practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

WR | Dexter M. Jackson | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agents
The New York Jets announced Wednesday, Nov. 9, that they have signed free-agent WR Dexter M. Jackson (Panthers) to their practice squad.

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (hip) will not play in Week 10.

WR | Derek Hagan | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions worked out free-agent WR Derek Hagan (Raiders), according to a league source.

WR | Antonio Brown | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown has seven catches of over 20 yards this season.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (concussion) is not expected to be limited in practice this week.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders CB Stanford Routt, who has not surrendered a touchdown in coverage over his last four games, will likely cover San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson in Week 10.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Eddie Royal was named the AFC special teams player of the week after ripping off an 85-yard touchdown on a punt return in Week 9 against the Oakland Raiders.

WR | Emmanuel Sanders | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee) had surgery to repair his meniscus. He will be sidelined two to three weeks, but is expected to be fine.

WR | Richard Goodman | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers WR Richard Goodman (groin) was able to take part in a full practice session Tuesday, Nov. 8.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
The Washington Redskins released WR Donte' Stallworth Tuesday, Nov. 8, and signed free-agent WR David Anderson (Texans) to the active roster in a corresponding move.

WR | Greg Little | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Greg Little caught just two of the eight passes thrown his way and dropped a couple of passes in Week 9. He also forgot to stop on a pass at the end of the second half that was picked off. Over the past two weeks, Little has caught six of the 19 passes thrown his way. The Browns have tried to make Little their big playmaker, but it's just not there yet.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (foot) was able to participate in a full practice Tuesday, Nov. 8. Gates is expected to play in Week 10 against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Nov. 10.

TE | Dan Gronkowski | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots released TE Dan Gronkowski and OT Thomas Welch Tuesday, Nov. 8, and signed free-agent WR Tiquan Underwood (Jaguars) to their practice squad.

TE | Jermaine Gresham | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham (hamstring), LB Rey Maualuga (ankle) and CB Adam Jones (hamstring) are expected to return to practice Wednesday, Nov. 9. DL Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) is also feeling better and could be day-to-day.


Place Kicker

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.

PK | Rian Lindell | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills PK Rian Lindell (shoulder) is reportedly dealing with a broken bone in his right shoulder and could miss anywhere from two to six weeks, depending on his pain threshold and performance limitations.

PK | Dave Rayner | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills have signed free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Raiders), according to his agent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Gabe Carimi | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) will not play in the team's Week 10 game, according to a league source. The team will continue to take a cautious approach with Carimi, although placing him on Injured Reserve doesn't appear to be an option at this point.


Guard

OG | Kris Dielman | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8. OG Kris Dielman (concussion) also failed to practice, and he has already been ruled out for the Week 10 game against the Oakland Raiders.

OG | Evan Mathis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis (toe) is dealing with turf toe and will undergo an MRI exam Tuesday, Nov. 8. It is unlikely that he is available for practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

OG | Leonard Davis | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) has not been cleared to return to practice Tuesday, Nov. 8, and he is expected to miss his third straight game in Week 10. However, he hasn't officially been ruled out.

RB Kevin Smith is working as the No. 3 running back in practice. OG Leonard Davis, who was recently signed, is working as the No. 2 right guard.


Defensive Line

DL | Albert Haynesworth | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles will not try to sign free-agent DT Albert Haynesworth (Patriots) if he clears waivers.

DL | Jarron Gilbert | Free Agent | Transaction
The New York Jets announced Wednesday, Nov. 9, that they have released DL Jarron Gilbert.

DL | Kentwan Balmer | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins signed free-agent DL Kentwan Balmer (Panthers) and CB Domonique Johnson (Vikings) Tuesday, Nov. 8. The team also waived TE Dominique Byrd, DL Darrion Scott and CB Brandyn Thompson. RB Tristan Davis was also cut from the practice squad.

DL | Richard Seymour | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders OT Khalif Barnes (shoulder), QB Jason Campbell (collarbone), FS Michael Huff (ankle), CB Chris X. Johnson (groin, hamstring), SS Michael Mitchell (ankle), SS Chinedum Ndukwe (knee), S Samso Satele (knee), DL Richard Seymour (ankle) and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring) each did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.

DL | Luis A. Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8. OG Kris Dielman (concussion) also failed to practice, and he has already been ruled out for the Week 10 game against the Oakland Raiders.

DL | Kyle Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Transaction
The Buffalo Bills placed DL Kyle Williams (foot) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 8.

DL | Carlos Dunlap | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham (hamstring), LB Rey Maualuga (ankle) and CB Adam Jones (hamstring) are expected to return to practice Wednesday, Nov. 9. DL Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) is also feeling better and could be day-to-day.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DL Jonathan Babineaux (knee, ankle) said he is getting used to his knee brace and is nearing full strength. "It's been an adjustment playing with a knee brace," Babineaux said. "It feels funny playing with a knee brace where I feel like I should be able to go fast and do a lot of things that I've done in the past. I'm starting to get used to it. You are going to start seeing me the way I used to be, getting in the backfield and making plays, flying around and having fun." Babineaux has also been playing on a bad ankle, according to head coach Mike Smith.

DL | Sammie Hill | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions OT Sammie Hill (foot) was not practicing Tuesday, Nov. 8, but DL Nick Fairley (foot) was limited in early drills. WR Rashied Davis (foot) was practicing at full strength.

DL | Nick Fairley | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions OT Sammie Hill (foot) was not practicing Tuesday, Nov. 8, but DL Nick Fairley (foot) was limited in early drills. WR Rashied Davis (foot) was practicing at full strength.

DL | John McCargo | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed DT John McCargo to an undisclosed deal Tuesday, Nov. 8.


Linebacker

LB | Rey Maualuga | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals LB Rey Maualuga (ankle) said he believes he will be able to play in Week 10 after missing the last several games because of an ankle injury.

LB | Keith Rivers | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals LB Keith Rivers (wrist) has been cleared to practice beginning Wednesday, Nov. 9. Rivers is on the Physically Unable to Perform list and the team has three weeks to either add him to their roster or place him on Injured Reserve.

LB | Rolando McClain | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) and LB Rolando McClain (ankle) were listed as limited participants in practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.

LB | Takeo Spikes | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers LBs Antwan Barnes (calf), LB Na'il Diggs (knee) and LB Takeo Spikes (biceps) were each listed as limited participants in practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8. OG Kris Dielman (concussion) also failed to practice, and he has already been ruled out for the Week 10 game against the Oakland Raiders.


Cornerback

CB | Stanford Routt | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders CB Stanford Routt, who has not surrendered a touchdown in coverage over his last four games, will likely cover San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson in Week 10.

CB | Adam Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham (hamstring), LB Rey Maualuga (ankle) and CB Adam Jones (hamstring) are expected to return to practice Wednesday, Nov. 9. DL Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) is also feeling better and could be day-to-day.


Free Safety

FS | Josh Barrett | New England Patriots | Injury, Transaction
The New England Patriots have placed FS Josh Barrett (calf) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season.

FS | T.J. Ward | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns FS T.J. Ward (foot) has a cast on his injured foot and will not be able to practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

FS | Matt Giordano | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders FB Marcel Reece (shoulder) and FS Matt Giordano (neck) were each able to take part in a full practice session Tuesday, Nov. 8.

FS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders OT Khalif Barnes (shoulder), QB Jason Campbell (collarbone), FS Michael Huff (ankle), CB Chris X. Johnson (groin, hamstring), SS Michael Mitchell (ankle), SS Chinedum Ndukwe (knee), S Samso Satele (knee), DL Richard Seymour (ankle) and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring) each did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Facebook Twitter Google +

About KFFL Staff

KFFL, part of USA TODAY Sports, has been turning fantasy sports players into winners since 1996!

We are your one stop for all of your fantasy football, baseball, NASCAR, hockey and basketball needs all year long.

Don't miss these great reports....


What do you think? Sound off!



Recent KFFL releases