Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 13, 2012 @ 09:55:41 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (foot) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from foot surgery last season. He will have another procedure done on his foot, too.

QB | Peyton Manning | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
While there has been speculation the Houston Texans may pursue free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts), the team is very much committed to QB Matt Schaub. Schaub has a close relationship with head coach Gary Kubiak and the two sides have a good thing going so far.

QB | Matt Leinart | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans released QB Matt Leinart Monday, March 12.

QB | Chase Daniel | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints have re-signed restricted free-agent QB Chase Daniel to a one-year deal worth $1 million. The deal included a $300,000 signing bonus.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with impending free-agent QB Sage Rosenfels on a new contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

QB | Vince Young | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Vince Young, RB Ronnie Brown, WR Steve E. Smith and DE Juqua Parker and Victor Abiamiri this offseason.


Running Back

RB | Kahlil Bell | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Chicago Bears placed a first right of refusal tender on restricted free-agent RB Kahlil Bell. The team would not receive any compensation if Bell left for another team.

RB | Cedric Peerman | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent RB Cedric Peerman, DT Nick Hayden and LB Vincent Rey. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Vince Young, RB Ronnie Brown, WR Steve E. Smith and DE Juqua Parker and Victor Abiamiri this offseason.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles likely will not show interest in free-agent RB Brandon Jacobs (Giants) because he likely will want a bigger role and more money but does not fit the team's West Coast offense.


Fullback

FB | Marcel Reece | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have tendered contracts to restricted free-agent FB Marcel Reece and DL Desmond Bryant. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

FB | Mike Sellers | Free Agent | Transaction
The Washington Redskins have released FB Mike Sellers.


Wide Receiver

WR | Marques Colston | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents, Breaking, Fantasy
The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with free-agent WR Marques Colston, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Financial terms were not immediately available.

WR | Randy Moss | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh met WR Randy Moss at the airport when Moss arrived to town to meet with the team. The gesture went over well with Moss. "I was very appreciative of him doing that. I mean, the head coach picking a guy up - think about that," Moss said after signing a one-year deal with the 49ers Monday, March 12. The two hit it off in the time they spent on the field working out together. Harbaugh put Moss through a series of routes during a throwing session. Moss feels the team showed him a lot of respect and he wants to return the favor by being productive on the field.

Moss, 36, doesn't see himself having a hard time fitting in with the 49ers. "I look forward to it. With all the success they've had in year, hopefully we can keep it going and give these 49ers fans something to keep screaming about," Moss said.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have spoken with the agent for restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace about a long-term contract but no deal is close at this point.

WR | Richard Goodman | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have informed exclusive rights free-agent WR Richard Goodman and LS Mike Windt that they will be tendered offers.

WR | Brett Swain | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers did not tender an offer to restricted free-agent WR Brett Swain, making him an unrestricted free-agent.

WR | Maurice Stovall | Free Agent | Free Agents
Detroit Lions impending free-agent WR Maurice Stovall will be allowed to test the free-agent market.

WR | Joshua Morgan | Free Agent | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent WR Joshua Morgan said he is completed healed from the broken leg he suffered during the season.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR Pierre Garcon plans to test the free-agent market but will keep in touch with the Colts before he decides where to sign.

WR | Steve E. Smith | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Vince Young, RB Ronnie Brown, WR Steve E. Smith and DE Juqua Parker and Victor Abiamiri this offseason.


Tight End

TE | Martellus Bennett | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys spoke with impending free-agent TE Martellus Bennett about a new contract Monday, March 12, and the talks were characterized as productive.

TE | Kevin Boss | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
The Oakland Raiders will release TE Kevin Boss.

TE | Will Heller | Free Agent | Transaction
The Detroit Lions have released TE Will Heller.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Eric Winston | Free Agent | Transaction
Houston Texans OT Eric Winston said on his Twitter page that the Texans have released him.

OT | Tony Pashos | Cleveland Browns | Injury
The Cleveland Browns will release OT Tony Pashos (foot) because of a failed physical.

OT | Corey Hilliard | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have placed a second-round tender on restricted free-agent LB DeAndre Levy and original-round tenders on restricted free-agent OT Corey Hilliard and DT Sammie Hill. The team would receive a fourth-round draft choice if they lose Hill and a sixth-round pick if they lose Hilliard.

OT | Kraig Urbik | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills have tendered contract offers to restricted free-agent OGs Chad Rinehart and Kraig Urbik. The team did not disclose at what level the players were tendered.


Guard

OG | Todd Herremans | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed OG Todd Herremans to a three-year deal through the 2016 season Tuesday, March 13. Financial terms of the contract weren't disclosed.

OG | Steve Hutchinson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans will have free-agent G Steve Hutchinson (Vikings) in for a visit.

OG | Doug Legursky | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE David Johnson, OGs Ramon Foster and Doug Legursky, CB Keenan Lewis and FS Ryan Mundy. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

OG | Ramon Foster | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE David Johnson, OGs Ramon Foster and Doug Legursky, CB Keenan Lewis and FS Ryan Mundy. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

OG | Brandon Brooks | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with University of Miami (OH) OL Brandon Brooks Monday, March 12.

OG | Ben Grubbs | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings could show interest in Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent OG Ben Grubbs because he fits the team's scheme but he may be too expensive for the team.

OG | Chad Rinehart | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills have tendered contract offers to restricted free-agent OGs Chad Rinehart and Kraig Urbik. The team did not disclose at what level the players were tendered.


Defensive Line

DL | Mason Brodine | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have tendered contracts to exclusive rights free-agent DE Mason Brodine and CB Bryan McCann. Both will receive a one-year deal worth $540,000 when they sign the tenders.

DL | Desmond Bryant | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have tendered contracts to restricted free-agent FB Marcel Reece and DL Desmond Bryant. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

DL | Nick Hayden | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent RB Cedric Peerman, DT Nick Hayden and LB Vincent Rey. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

DL | Amon Gordon | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs have re-signed impending free-agent DL Amon Gordon to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Sammie Hill | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have placed a second-round tender on restricted free-agent LB DeAndre Levy and original-round tenders on restricted free-agent OT Corey Hilliard and DT Sammie Hill. The team would receive a fourth-round draft choice if they lose Hill and a sixth-round pick if they lose Hilliard.

DL | Fred Robbins | Free Agent | Transaction
The St. Louis Rams have released C Jason Brown and DTs Justin Bannan and Fred Robbins.

DL | Justin Bannan | Free Agent | Transaction
The St. Louis Rams have released C Jason Brown and DTs Justin Bannan and Fred Robbins.

DL | Juqua Parker | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Vince Young, RB Ronnie Brown, WR Steve E. Smith and DE Juqua Parker and Victor Abiamiri this offseason.

DL | Victor Abiamiri | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Vince Young, RB Ronnie Brown, WR Steve E. Smith and DE Juqua Parker and Victor Abiamiri this offseason.

DL | Dave Tollefson | Free Agent | Free Agents
New York Giants impending free-agent DL Dave Tollefson is not expected to re-sign with the team. Tollefson and the Giants have been unable to come to terms in negotiations thus far.

DL | Quinton Coples | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to meet with North Carolina DE Quinton Coples Monday, March 12.


Defensive End

DE | Chandler Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to meet with Syracuse DL Chandler Jones Monday, March 12.


Linebacker

LB | Kenny Onatolu | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings will not tender an offer to restricted free-agent LB Kenny Onatolu, which will make him an unrestricted free agent. The team would like to re-sign him at a lesser price.

LB | Jovan Belcher | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the second-round tender on restricted free-agent LB Jovan Belcher.

LB | DeAndre Levy | Detroit Lions | Free Agents
Detroit Lions restricted free-agent LB DeAndre Levy said he will sign his tender offer in the near future. He will receive a one-year deal worth $1.927 million because he was tendered at the second-round tender.

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Free Agent | Free Agents
Detroit Lions impending free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch said he is looking forward to testing free agency but is not ruling out a return to the Lions. Tulloch believes he can get a good contract in free agency because he is only 27 years old and plans to play for several more years.

LB | Pat Schiller | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Northern Illinois LB Pat Schiller measured 6-foot-1 1/2, 234 pounds at this Pro Day Friday, March 9. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.68 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.20 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.96 seconds. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-7 broad jump and completed 22 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Vincent Rey | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent RB Cedric Peerman, DT Nick Hayden and LB Vincent Rey. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

LB | Ashlee Palmer | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions did not tender an offer to restricted free-agent LB Ashlee Palmer, making him an unrestricted free-agent.

LB | Tank Carder | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with Texas Christian LB Tank Carder during the first week of April.


Cornerback

CB | Terrell Thomas | New York Giants | Transaction
The New York Giants have reached a contract agreement to re-sign CB Terrell Thomas. Terms of the deal are not yet available.

CB | Randell Burden | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots are scheduled to work out University of Kentucky CBs Randell Burden and Anthony Mosley Tuesday, March 13.

CB | Anthony Mosley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots are scheduled to work out University of Kentucky CBs Randell Burden and Anthony Mosley Tuesday, March 13.

CB | Jeremy Caldwell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots worked out University of Kentucky CB Jeremy Caldwell.

CB | Bryan McCann | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have tendered contracts to exclusive rights free-agent DE Mason Brodine and CB Bryan McCann. Both will receive a one-year deal worth $540,000 when they sign the tenders.

CB | Lardarius Webb | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens have placed a first-round tender on restricted free-agent CB Lardarius Webb.

CB | Cary Williams | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens have placed the second-round tender on restricted free-agent CB Cary Williams.

CB | Keenan Lewis | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE David Johnson, OGs Ramon Foster and Doug Legursky, CB Keenan Lewis and FS Ryan Mundy. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

CB | William Gay | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings could show interest in Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent CB William Gay because he would likely be in the team's price range and could help the team.

CB | Cortland Finnegan | Free Agent | Free Agents
Tennessee Titans impending free-agent CB Cortland Finnegan may not sign with his new team right away because he is considering meeting with several teams that are interested.

CB | Tramaine Brock | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent CB Tramaine Brock to a one-year deal worth $540,000.


Strong Safety

SS | Jeromy Miles | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have extended tender offers to restricted free-agents LS Clark Harris, LB Dan Skuta and exclusive-rights free-agent S Jeromy Miles. Harris would require a seventh-round draft pick as compensation, while Skuta was an undrafted rookie free agent so no compensation would be required to Cincinnati if he departed.

SS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Free Agent | Transaction
The Washington Redskins have released SS Oshiomogho Atogwe.


Free Safety

FS | Reggie Nelson | Free Agent | Free Agents
Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent FS Reggie Nelson's agent said Nelson will be testing the free-agent market but will continue to talk with the Bengals during the process.

FS | Ryan Mundy | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE David Johnson, OGs Ramon Foster and Doug Legursky, CB Keenan Lewis and FS Ryan Mundy. The levels of the tenders were not disclosed.

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