Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 24, 2012 @ 10:33:24 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent QB Alex Smith said he would like to re-sign with the team but is not putting a timetable on when he would like to get a deal done. He would not say if he would be willing to test the free agent market.

QB | Brandon Weeden | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden measured 6-foot-3 1/2, 219 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

QB | Nick Foles | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Arizona QB Nick Foles measured 6-foot-5, 244 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

QB | Kirk Cousins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Michigan State QB Kirk Cousins measured 6-foot-2 1/4, 209 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

QB | Russell Wilson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Wisconsin QB Russell Wilson measured 5-foot-10 5/8, 203 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

QB | Kellen Moore | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Boise State QB Kellen Moore measured 5-foot-11, 191 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars could show interest in Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent QB Kyle Orton and Houston Texans impending free-agent QB Jake Delhomme this offseason.

QB | Kyle Orton | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars could show interest in Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent QB Kyle Orton and Houston Texans impending free-agent QB Jake Delhomme this offseason.


Running Back

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore said he plans on skipping the 2012 Pro Bowl.

RB | Chris Polk | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Washington RB Chris Polk measured 5-foot-10 1/2, 224 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

RB | Isaiah Pead | NFL Draft Prospect | Fantasy
Cincinnati RB Isaiah Pead measured 5-foot-9 7/8, 193 pounds at the Senior Bowl.


Wide Receiver

WR | Sam Hurd | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Sam Hurd (Bears) plead not guilty Monday, Jan. 23, to charges that he was establishing a drug-dealing network in Chicago. Hurd also hired new attorneys to deal with his case.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is interested in signing an extension with the team, as he is scheduled to become a free agent after the 2012 season. "Yeah, definitely, we're going to see here soon," Johnson said. "We're going to have some talks soon, and hopefully get things rolling."

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said WR Hakeem Nicks' (shoulder) shoulder is sore but should be fine for Super Bowl XLVI.

WR | Marquis Maze | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Alabama WR Marquis Maze measured 5-foot-7 3/4, 184 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

WR | Marvin McNutt | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Iowa WR Marvin McNutt measured 6-foot-2 1/2, 216 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

WR | Kyle Williams | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers WR Kyle Williams' (shoulder) father, Kenny Williams, said Williams suffered a shoulder injury during the third quarter of the NFC Championship game but stayed in the game. Williams was receiving treatment on the shoulder Monday, Jan. 23.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jeff Backus | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents
Detroit Lions impending free-agent OT Jeff Backus (biceps) is expected to be ready for the start of training camp. Backus underwent surgery after the season to repair a torn biceps tendon.

OT | Michael Oher | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens OT Michael Oher (knee) suffered a slightly torn meniscus in his right knee during the Divisional Round playoff game but was able to play in the AFC Championship game. Oher said he will not need surgery to repair the tear.


Offensive Line

OL | Garth Gerhart | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft
Arizona State C Garth Gerhart (undisclosed) left Senior Bowl practice early Monday, Jan. 23, after suffering an undisclosed injury.

OL | Kelechi Osemele | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Iowa State OL Kelechi Osemele measured 6-foot-5 3/8, 333 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

OL | Mike Brewster | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ohio State OL Mike Brewster measured 6-foot-4 1/4, 310 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

OL | DeMarcus Love | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings OT DeMarcus Love (knee) underwent surgery earlier this month to remove bone spurs in his knee.


Defensive Line

DL | Calais Campbell | Free Agent | Free Agents
Arizona Cardinals impending free-agent DE Calais Campbell said he would be fine with receiving the franchise tag this offseason but would also like a long-term deal that would give him security in the future.

DL | Courtney Upshaw | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Alabama DL Courtney Upshaw measured 6-foot-1 1/2, 273 pounds at the Senior Bowl.


Linebacker

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison has been added to the AFC roster for the 2012 Pro Bowl replacing injured Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs (undisclosed).


Cornerback

CB | Brandon Browner | Free Agent | Injury
Seattle Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor and CB Brandon Browner have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. Chancellor and Browner are replacing S Dashon Goldson (undisclosed) and CB Carlos Rogers (undisclosed), who are out with undisclosed injuries.

CB | Janoris Jenkins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
North Alabama CB Janoris Jenkins measured 5-foot-9 3/4, 191 pounds at the Senior Bowl.

CB | Brandon Boykin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia CB Brandon Boykin measured 5-foot-9 1/4, 183 pounds at the Senior Bowl.


Strong Safety

SS | Kam Chancellor | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor and CB Brandon Browner have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. Chancellor and Browner are replacing S Dashon Goldson (undisclosed) and CB Carlos Rogers (undisclosed), who are out with undisclosed injuries.

SS | Tyler Sash | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said SS Tyler Sash (concussion) was feeling better on the flight home after suffering a concussion during the NFC Championship game.

SS | Husain Abdullah | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents
Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent SS Husain Abdullah (concussion) met with two concussion specialists last week and has been cleared to play next season.


Free Safety

FS | LaRon Landry | Free Agent | Injury
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said FS LaRon Landry (Achilles') will not undergoing surgery on his Achilles' tendon injury.

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