Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 30, 2012 @ 00:37:42 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ryan Tannehill | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, head coach Pete Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell were in attendance for Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill's Pro Day Thursday, March 29.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Free Agent | Free Agents
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said he has not considered the possibility of signing free-agent QB Donovan McNabb (Vikings) to be the No. 2 quarterback.

QB | Kirk Cousins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden, Michigan State QB Kirk Cousins, University of Alabama RB Trent Richardson, Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon and Louisiana State CB Morris Claiborne for pre-draft visits.

QB | Brandon Weeden | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden, Michigan State QB Kirk Cousins, University of Alabama RB Trent Richardson, Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon and Louisiana State CB Morris Claiborne for pre-draft visits.


Running Back

RB | Trent Richardson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Alabama RB Trent Richardson bench-pressed 225 pounds 25 times during his workout Thursday, March 29. As reported, he also shined in the 40-yard dash, posting times in the 4.45-4.49 range. During one drill, Richardson bowled over Cleveland Browns running backs coach Gary Brown. "Any time someone's in my way, I'm going to try to knock them over," Richardson said. "Either they're going to hit me or I'm going to hit them. So nine times out of 10, I'm trying to throw the lick."

RB | Mark Ingram | New Orleans Saints | Draft
In the past three years, only one running back -- Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller -- has been a top-10 selection during the NFL Draft. Only one running back -- New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram -- was selected in the first round during 2011.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Draft
In the past three years, only one running back -- Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller -- has been a top-10 selection during the NFL Draft. Only one running back -- New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram -- was selected in the first round during 2011.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones said he lost some weight this offseason to see if it will help him stay healthy during the season.


Fullback

FB | Joe Martinek | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Rutgers FB Joe Martinek ran the 40-yard dash in the 4.4-second range at his Pro Day.


Wide Receiver

WR | Justin Blackmon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to meet with Southern California OT Matt Kalil and Louisiana State CB Morris Claiborne in the next few weeks. The team may also meet with Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon.

WR | Jesse Holley | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Jesse Holley (Cowboys) said he is in contract talks with the Dallas Cowboys and hopes to re-sign with them this offseason.

WR | Mario Louis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Houston Texans are scheduled to meet with Grambling WR Mario Louis next week.

WR | Brian Quick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Appalachian State WR Brian Quick measured 6-foot-3 3/8, 215 pounds at his Pro Day. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 seconds into the wind and 4.53 seconds with the wind.

WR | Alshon Jeffery | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to meet with South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery Friday, March 30.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to keep restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace this season unless there is an unforeseen development.


Offensive Tackle

OT | King Dunlap | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed OT King Dunlap to a one-year deal Friday, March 30. Financial terms weren't given.

OT | Matt Kalil | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to meet with Southern California OT Matt Kalil and Louisiana State CB Morris Claiborne in the next few weeks. The team may also meet with Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon.


Guard

OG | Chris Snee | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants OG Chris Snee (elbow) underwent minor elbow surgery last week and expects to take part in the offseason workouts.


Offensive Line

OL | Chris Anzevino | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Kent State C Chris Anzevino worked out for the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers earlier this week.


Defensive Line

DL | Mike Patterson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) said he will definitely be ready for the start of offseason workouts. He underwent surgery this offseason and hopes to be medically cleared.

DL | Matt Roth | Free Agent | Free Agents
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Gene Smith indicated the team is not interested in re-signing free-agent DE Matt Roth because he has encouraged Roth to talk with other teams.

DL | Jason Hunter | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have re-signed free-agent DL Jason Hunter. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Antonio Garay | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with free-agent DT Antonio Garay (Chargers) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DT Marcus Stroud (Patriots) said he is considering a comeback after sitting out last season.


Defensive End

DE | Andre Branch | NFL Draft Prospect | Fantasy
The Buffalo Bills were scheduled to meet with Clemson DE Andre Branch Wednesday, March 28, and Thursday, March 29.

DE | Courtney Upshaw | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Alabama DE Courtney Upshaw posted times in the 4.73-4.76 range in the 40-yard dash and had an average Pro Day workout Thursday, March 29.


Linebacker

LB | Curtis Lofton | New Orleans Saints | Transaction
Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints LB Curtis Lofton signed a five-year deal worth as much as $33.5 million. The deal also includes a $5 million signing bonus.

LB | Keith Brooking | Free Agent | Free Agents
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett indicated the team likely will not look to re-sign free-agent LBs Keith Brooking and Bradie James because of the addition of Dan Connor.

LB | Bradie James | Free Agent | Free Agents
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett indicated the team likely will not look to re-sign free-agent LBs Keith Brooking and Bradie James because of the addition of Dan Connor.

LB | Philip Wheeler | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Colts) is scheduled to visit the Oakland Raiders.


Cornerback

CB | Morris Claiborne | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to meet with Southern California OT Matt Kalil and Louisiana State CB Morris Claiborne in the next few weeks. The team may also meet with Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon.

CB | Kelvin Hayden | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints are scheduled to meet with free-agent CB Kelvin Hayden (Falcons) this weekend.


Strong Safety

SS | Yeremiah Bell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have offered free-agent SS Yeremiah Bell (Dolphins) a one-year contract but will allow him to sign with another team if he receives a multi-year deal.

SS | Mark Barron | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury
Alabama SS Mark Barron (hernia) said he was at about "80 percent," but worked out to show scouts during the school's Pro Day Thursday, March 29, where he was in his recovery from hernia surgery. Barron ran 40 times in the 4.53-4.57 range and looked good in drills.


Free Safety

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens S Ed Reed plans to return for his 11th season in the NFL. If his health allows, he'd like to continue playing beyond the 2012 NFL season, too. In chatting with the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Reed said he wants to play football and it's something he and his team have been discussing the past few weeks. "Baltimore is home for me unless they say otherwise," Reed said.

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