Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 19, 2012 @ 10:12:27 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Peyton Manning | Free Agent | Free Agents
Although the Denver Broncos will not issue a comment until they agree to terms with free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts), the deal will be for five years and roughly $90 million. The key will be the first three years of the contract.

QB | Alex Smith | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers will likely now turn their attention to re-signing free-agent QB Alex Smith after free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts) has decided to play for the Denver Broncos. If the team is unable to re-sign Smith, QB Colin Kaepernick would likely end up the team's starter.

QB | Tim Tebow | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars could inquire about Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow. Tebow is expected to hit the trade market once the Broncos finalize a deal with free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts).

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Draft
After failing to move up in the NFL Draft for a chance at Baylor QB Robert Griffin III, the Cleveland Browns' entire focus now shifts to building around QB Colt McCoy in 2012. However, Cleveland might consider positioning themselves for a 2013 run at Southern California QB Matt Barkley.

QB | Matt Barkley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
After failing to move up in the NFL Draft for a chance at Baylor QB Robert Griffin III, the Cleveland Browns' entire focus now shifts to building around QB Colt McCoy in 2012. However, Cleveland might consider positioning themselves for a 2013 run at Southern California QB Matt Barkley.

QB | Matt Flynn | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said QBs Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson will be competing for the starting quarterback job.

QB | Billy Volek | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos could show interest in free-agent QB Billy Volek (Chargers) as a backup quarterback.

QB | Matt Leinart | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders could show interest in free-agent QB Matt Leinart (Texans) because of his relationship with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos could show interest free-agent QB Alex Smith (49ers) if they lose free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts) to the San Francisco 49ers. They could also show interest in Tennessee Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck if the Titans sign Manning and release Hasselbeck.

QB | Dennis Dixon | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent QB Dennis Dixon's (Steelers) agent said there have been a few teams to express interest in Dixon this offseason.

QB | David Garrard | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are expected to meet with free-agent QB David Garrard (Jaguars) at some point.


Running Back

RB | Mike Tolbert | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms on a four-year deal with free-agent RB Mike Tolbert (Chargers). Financial terms of the contract were not available.

RB | Michael Bush | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent RB Michael Bush (Raiders) is scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks Tuesday, March 20.

RB | Lex Hilliard | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Dolphins) Sunday, March 18.

RB | BenJarvus Green-Ellis | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals are scheduled to visit free-agent RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (Patriots) Monday, March 19.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns are not expected to have interest in free-agent RB Brandon Jacobs (Giants) this offseason.


Wide Receiver

WR | Derek Hagan | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills announced Monday, March 19, they have re-signed free-agent WR Derek Hagan. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR | Donnie Avery | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Donnie Avery (Titans) is scheduled to visit the New York Jets,

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers may consider making an offer to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace should the team lose out on both free-agent QBs Peyton Manning (Colts) and Alex Smith (49ers). The money saved would go toward Wallace - a deal in the neighborhood of $8 million annually.

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Jets) remains in talks with several teams, and the Philadelphia Eagles might be a possibility.

WR | Michael Crabtree | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree could line up in the slot at times this season with WRs Randy Moss and Mario Manningham on the outside because the team has been interested to see how Crabtree would do as a slot receiver.


Tight End

TE | Jacob Tamme | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent TE Jacob Tamme (Colts) is scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks.

TE | Daniel Fells | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent TE Daniel Fells (Broncos) on a three-year deal, according to a source. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

TE | Joel Dreessen | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints hosted free-agent TE Joel Dreessen (Saints) Sunday, March 18.


Guard

OG | Rex Hadnot | Free Agent | Transaction
The Arizona Cardinals have released OL Rex Hadnot.


Defensive Line

DL | Luis A. Castillo | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DL Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) visited the New England Patriots Saturday, March 17, according to a source.

DL | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions remain far apart in negotiations with franchise free-agent DL Cliff Avril, and as of now, the odds of locking up Avril long-term this offseason are very slim.

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals could be interested in re-signing free-agent DL Vonnie Holliday if he decides to play another season.

DL | Mark Anderson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars have expressed interest in free-agent DE Mark Anderson (Patriots) but have not set up a visit at this point.


Linebacker

LB | Geno Hayes | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous item, free-agent LB Geno Hayes (Buccaneers) visited the Denver Broncos this past weekend, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

LB | Luke Kuechly | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Boston College LB Luke Kuechly said that he plans to sit on his NFL Scouting Combine numbers with his Pro Day coming up. "I'm just going to do the position drills and be solid in those and go from there," Kuechly said. "I'm working out down here getting ready for my Pro Day. The first step was the Combine. The second step is your Pro Day, and the third step is the different interviews and business stuff you have to do. Right now the Pro Day is on my mind. I'll head up there. I have to go there and run well and be fluid. I'll go from there."

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions are making a strong push to keep free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch (Lions). He might be one of several free-agent linebackers to re-sign with his former team.

LB | Joe Mays | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Joe Mays (Broncos). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | David Hawthorne | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB David Hawthorne (Seahawks) Tuesday, March 20.

LB | Erik Walden | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Green Bay Packers may be interested in free-agent LB Erik Walden if they are comfortable with the price.


Defensive Back

DB | Jarrett Bush | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys have interest in free-agent DB Jarrett Bush (Packers) and are attempting to set up a visit.


Cornerback

CB | Janoris Jenkins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions could look to select North Alabama CB Janoris Jenkins in the NFL Draft if Jenkins is still available when the Lions are on the clock.

CB | Tracy Porter | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Tracy Porter (Saints) is expected to visit the Oakland Raiders in the next couple of days, according to a league source.


Strong Safety

SS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions will meet with free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (Lions) Tuesday, March 20.


Free Safety

FS | Ryan Clark | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents
Pittsburgh Steelers FS Ryan Clark said via Twitter free agents are not interested signing with the Miami Dolphins. "No one! To believe I almost went there, but it was an easy decision not to," Clark said. Clark considered playing for the Dolphins in 2010, even paying Miami a visit, before re-signing with the Steelers.

FS | Reggie Nelson | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with free-agent FS Reggie Nelson (Bengals). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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