Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 10, 2012 @ 02:08:39 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Andrew Luck | NFL Draft Prospect | Fantasy
Stanford QB Andrew Luck will fly to meet with the Washington Redskins after he's done with his visit to the Indianapolis Colts Tuesday, April 10.

QB | Robert Griffin III | NFL Draft Prospect | Fantasy
The Washington Redskins are visiting with Baylor QB Robert Griffin III Tuesday, April 10.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Eric Decker said QB Peyton Manning's arm strength is fine and that there's "no question" that he has what it takes to play in the NFL this year. "The guy's still throwing the ball a long time, throwing it great, hitting you in the right spot," Decker said. "He's such a perfectionist. If he hits you in the belly button, he gets mad at himself for not hitting you in the chest. It's unbelievable to be around a guy who has those standards for himself." Decker has also been overly impressed with Manning's work ethic early on.

QB | Brock Osweiler | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Arizona State QB Brock Osweiler posted on his official Twitter site that he visited the Miami Dolphins Monday, April 9.


Running Back

RB | Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (knee) said is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and has been running hard. Charles indicated he may sit out the offseason workouts in order to be ready for the start of training camp.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
Chicago Bears franchise free-agent RB Matt Forte will not report for the start of the team's offseason program if he does not sign his tender or a new contract is not worked out. To this point, there's been no sign of progress.


Wide Receiver

WR | Eric Decker | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Eric Decker said QB Peyton Manning's arm strength is fine and that there's "no question" that he has what it takes to play in the NFL this year. "The guy's still throwing the ball a long time, throwing it great, hitting you in the right spot," Decker said. "He's such a perfectionist. If he hits you in the belly button, he gets mad at himself for not hitting you in the chest. It's unbelievable to be around a guy who has those standards for himself." Decker has also been overly impressed with Manning's work ethic early on.

WR | Justin Blackmon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon had his pre-draft visit with the St. Louis Rams Monday, April 9.

WR | Terrell Owens | IFL | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bengals) is reportedly healthy and feeling good. "I'm keeping myself in shape. I'm sure everyone knows I'm playing in the Indoor Football League with the Allen Wranglers," Owens said. "We're 5-1 right now and I'm having fun. I'm using it as a way to keep myself in shape to play a few more years."

WR | Rueben Randle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisiana State WR Rueben Randle said he has been working out with San Diego Chargers WR Robert Meachem, New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston and Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones this offseason.

WR | Devon Wylie | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Detroit Lions wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson worked out Fresno State WR Devon Wylie earlier this offseason.

WR | Keshawn Martin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions have expressed interest in Michigan State WR Keshawn Martin.


Tight End

TE | Lamont Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Morgan State TE Lamont Bryant met with the Seattle Seahawks Monday, April 9, and is scheduled to meet with the Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Ravens.

TE | Michael Egnew | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Giants could look to select Missouri TE Michael Egnew in the mid-to-late rounds of the NFL Draft.


Offensive Tackle

OT | James Lee | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins signed free-agent OT James Lee (Buccaneers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OT | Donald Stephenson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Washington Redskins met with University of Oklahoma OT Donald Stephenson at the NFL Scouting Combine but have not scheduled a pre-draft visit with him at this point.


Offensive Line

OL | Cordy Glenn | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Buffalo Bills met with University of Georgia OL Cordy Glenn late last month.


Defensive Line

DL | Fletcher Cox | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Mississippi State DL Fletcher Cox visited with the St. Louis Rams Monday, April 9.

DL | Rocky Bernard | New York Giants | Free Agents
The New York Giants may consider re-signing free-agent DT Rocky Bernard at some point this offseason.

DL | Kedric Golston | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins agrees to terms with free-agent DE Kedric Golston (Redskins). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Leger Douzable | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans signed free-agent DL Leger Douzable (Jaguars) signed a one-year deal worth $700,000.

DL | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have not made much progress in long-term contract talks with franchise free-agent DE Cliff Avril. Avril does not have plans to sign his tender offer but will be in town when offseason workouts begin in case an agreement is reached.


Defensive End

DE | Nick Perry | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars had a pre-draft visit Monday, April 9, with Southern California DL Nick Perry, according to a league source.

DE | Quinton Coples | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with North Carolina DE Quinton Coples Tuesday, April 10.


Linebacker

LB | Jonathan Goff | New York Giants | Free Agents
The New York Giants are open to re-signing free-agent LB Jonathan Goff this offseason but only at the price they are willing to pay.

LB | Chase Blackburn | New York Giants | Free Agents
The New York Giants have had contract talks with free-agent LB Chase Blackburn (Giants) but Blackburn is looking to see what other teams are willing to offer.

LB | Will Witherspoon | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
Tennessee Titans LB Will Witherspoon is expected to keep his starting job in 2012, even if the team signs New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent LB Jonathan Casillas.

LB | Jonathan Casillas | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
Tennessee Titans LB Will Witherspoon is expected to keep his starting job in 2012, even if the team signs New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent LB Jonathan Casillas.


Cornerback

CB | Walter Thurmond | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond (ankle, leg) is expected to start the 2012 season on the Physically-Unable-to-Perform (PUP) list. He is still recovering from a broken leg.

CB | William Middleton | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents
Jacksonville Jaguars restricted free-agent CB William Middleton signed his fifth-round tender Monday, April 9.

CB | Janoris Jenkins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
North Alabama CB Janoris Jenkins is visiting the Indianapolis Colts Monday, April 9, and Tuesday, April 10, according to a league source.

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Marcus Trufant (Seahawks). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Dwight Bentley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with University of Louisiana-Lafayette CB Dwight Bentley Tuesday, April 10.

CB | Terrell Thomas | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas (knee) is expected to start at one of the cornerback positions once he has recovered from his knee injury.


Strong Safety

SS | Madieu Williams | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Atlanta Falcons have made an offer to free-agent SS Madieu Williams (49ers) and he is scheduled to decide between the Falcons and the Washington Redskins.

SS | Mark Barron | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Baltimore Ravens could have interest in University of Alabama SS Mark Barron and Notre Dame FS Harrison Smith during the 2012 NFL Draft.

SS | Yeremiah Bell | Free Agent | Free Agents
Drew Rosenhaus, agent for free-agent SS Yeremiah Bell (Dolphins), said Bell will not be re-signing with the Dolphins this offseason.


Free Safety

FS | Tanard Jackson | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released S Tanard Jackson Tuesday, April 10, after he failed his physical.

FS | Harrison Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Baltimore Ravens could have interest in University of Alabama SS Mark Barron and Notre Dame FS Harrison Smith during the 2012 NFL Draft.

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