Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 16, 2012 @ 09:48:04 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kevin Kolb | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Arizona Cardinals are unlikely to land free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts). They must decide by 2 p.m. MDT Friday, March 16, whether they'll give QB Kevin Kolb a $7 million bonus. If Manning chooses Arizona, the team is expected to release Kolb before the bonus is triggered. Manning plans to notify the Cardinals of his decision before that deadline, but one source is already saying the Cardinals are out.

QB | Matt Flynn | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with free-agent QB Matt Flynn (Packers).

QB | Brady Quinn | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with free-agent QB Brady Quinn (Broncos) Friday, March 16.

QB | David Garrard | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent QB David Garrard (Jaguars) is open to a free-agent visit with the Detroit Lions. "If the Lions are interested in David's services, we will listen," Garrard's agent, Al Irby, said. "... Once Peyton (Manning) makes a decision, based on recent activity, David will be a hot quarterback."


Running Back

RB | Mike Tolbert | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent RB Mike Tolbert (Chargers) left his visit with the Kansas City Chiefs without a contract, but the meeting between the two sides went very well and the Chiefs are very much in the mix to sign him.

RB | Jackie Battle | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers are closing in on the point of no return with free-agent RB Mike Tolbert. The team wants to know if Tolbert will return or not. If he doesn't, the team may look at free-agent RB Jackie Battle (Chiefs) shortly. Re-signing Tolbert is the team's first option, but they may turn their attention toward other veteran free-agent running backs if Tolbert doesn't seem like he will return soon.

RB | Robert Turbin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with Utah State RB Robert Turbin for a pre-draft visit Monday, April 9.

RB | Steve Slaton | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have re-signed free-agent RB Steve Slaton to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

RB | Rock Cartwright | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with free-agent RB Rock Cartwright (Raiders) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

RB | Peyton Hillis | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Kansas City Chiefs planned to target RB Peyton Hillis when the free-agent market opened, according to general manager Scott Pioli. "One of our goals going into free agency this year was to build depth at the running back position and we are pleased to add a talented player like Peyton to the mix," Pioli added. Head coach Romeo Crennel said Hillis is a "big, strong, physical back with a lot of talent and he should fit into our system well. We are looking forward to working with him and adding him into our offense."


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Marshall | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall does not believe he will face a suspension from the league following his latest off-field issues.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The San Francisco 49ers are still interested in signing another wide receiver. They have worked out free-agent WRs Mario Manningham (Giants), Brandon Lloyd (Rams) and Chaz Schilens (Raiders) so far. Should the team pursue restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace (Steelers), they would have plenty of room under the salary cap to fit in an offer sheet to him. The 49ers are about $18 million under the salary cap at this point.

WR | Mario Manningham | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The San Francisco 49ers are still interested in signing another wide receiver. They have worked out free-agent WRs Mario Manningham (Giants), Brandon Lloyd (Rams) and Chaz Schilens (Raiders) so far. Should the team pursue restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace (Steelers), they would have plenty of room under the salary cap to fit in an offer sheet to him. The 49ers are about $18 million under the salary cap at this point.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The San Francisco 49ers are still interested in signing another wide receiver. They have worked out free-agent WRs Mario Manningham (Giants), Brandon Lloyd (Rams) and Chaz Schilens (Raiders) so far. Should the team pursue restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace (Steelers), they would have plenty of room under the salary cap to fit in an offer sheet to him. The 49ers are about $18 million under the salary cap at this point.

WR | Eddie Royal | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal received a three-year, $13.5 million deal that included $6 million in guaranteed money.

WR | Steve E. Smith | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are meeting with free-agent WR Steve E. Smith (Eagles) Thursday, March 15.

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions met with free-agent WR Ted Ginn Jr. (49ers) but did not offer him a contract before he left.


Tight End

TE | Kevin Boss | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms with free-agent TE Kevin Boss (Raiders) on a three-year deal worth $9 million.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Levi J. Brown | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed free-agent OT Levi J. Brown to a five-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

OT | Mike X. Adams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions have met with Ohio State OT Mike X. Adams.

OT | Oniel Cousins | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have re-signed free-agent OL Oniel Cousins. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Exclusive rights free-agent DL Brian Schaefering has signed his tender offer and will receive a one-year deal worth $540,000.


Guard

OG | Artis Hicks | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have signed free-agent OG Artis Hicks (Browns) to one-year deal worth $2 million. He could make $2.5 million if he reaches all of the incentives.

OG | Dan Connolly | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free-agent C Dan Connolly (Patriots). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OG | Travelle Wharton | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with free-agent OG Travelle Wharton (Panthers).

OG | Steve Hutchinson | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans have signed free-agent OG Steve Hutchinson (Vikings) to a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | John Abraham | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans are interested in free-agent DE John Abraham (Falcons), but they have not scheduled a visit with him thus far.

DL | Israel Idonije | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with free-agent DL Israel Idonije (Bears) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Brian Schaefering | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have re-signed free-agent OL Oniel Cousins. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Exclusive rights free-agent DL Brian Schaefering has signed his tender offer and will receive a one-year deal worth $540,000.

DL | Marcus Harrison | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have re-signed free-agent DT Marcus Harrison. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Trevor Scott | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New England Patriots are scheduled to meet with free-agent DE Trevor Scott (Raiders).

DL | Juqua Parker | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with free-agent DE Juqua Parker (Eagles) on a one-year deal worth as much as $3 million.


Linebacker

LB | Joe Mays | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Joe Mays (Broncos) is drawing interest from the New Orleans Saints.

LB | Jameel McClain | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Jameel McClain (Ravens) will visit with the Denver Broncos Friday, March 16. If he were to sign with Denver, he would become the team's starting middle linebacker.

LB | Jonathan Vilma | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Free Agents
Just because the New Orleans Saints are looking at free-agent linebackers, that doesn't mean the team will part ways with LB Jonathan Vilma. Vilma is due $5.5 million in salary and bonuses this year, but that doesn't mean the team is ready to get rid of him. Vilma (knee) recently ditched his crutches, but the Saints are in need of depth of depth at all of their linebacker positions.

LB | Jamaal Westerman | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Jamaal Westerman (Jets). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Curtis Lofton | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Curtis Lofton (Falcons).

LB | Chris Chamberlain | St. Louis Rams | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints have expressed interest in free-agent LB Chris Chamberlain (Rams).

LB | Dan Connor | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Dan Connor (Panthers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch (Lions) is looking for at least $6 million per season in his next contract and at least 40 percent of the money being guaranteed. He would like to get more than the five-year, $42.5 million contract Cleveland Browns LB D'Qwell Jackson received.

LB | Jo-Lonn Dunbar | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar (Saints) said he is receiving interest in several teams and that the New Orleans Saints are one of the teams that are interested. He said he likely will start meeting with teams next week.

LB | Tim Shaw | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Tim Shaw (Titans) Monday, March 19.


Cornerback

CB | Tracy Porter | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints remain interested in re-signing free-agent CB Tracy Porter (Saints).

CB | Shawntae Spencer | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Shawntae Spencer (49ers) said he spoke with Houston Texans defensive backs coach Vance Joseph after he was released.

CB | Marcus Trufant | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos are scheduled to meet with free-agent Marcus Trufant (Seahawks) Friday, March 16.


Strong Safety

SS | Chris Horton | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating previous reports, the New York Giants signed free-agent S Chris Horton to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

SS | Steve Gregory | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Steve Gregory (Chargers) on a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

SS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (Redskins) next week.


Free Safety

FS | LaRon Landry | Free Agent | Draft, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers will likely look toward the NFL Draft for a starter at the strong safety position. They don't seem to have interest in free-agent S LaRon Landry (Redskins).

FS | Mike C. Adams | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with free-agent FS Mike C. Adams (Browns) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

FS | Alan Ball | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have had preliminary talks with free-agent CB Alan Ball (Cowboys) for no visit has been scheduled at this point.

FS | Reggie Nelson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with free-agent FS Reggie Nelson (Bengals) Friday, March 16.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms with free-agent FS Brandon Meriweather (Bears) on a two-year deal worth $6 million.

FS | Brodney Pool | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agents
Updating a previous item, the Dallas Cowboys have signed free-agent FS Brodney Pool (Jets) to a one-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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