Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 13, 2012 @ 10:14:23 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents, Fantasy
The New Orleans Saints have had no recent contract talks with franchise free-agent QB Drew Brees.


Running Back

RB | Isaiah Pead | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with University of Cincinnati RB Isaiah Pead in the near future.

RB | Robert Turbin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Denver Broncos are scheduled to meet with Utah State RB Robert Turbin early next week.

RB | Chris Rainey | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots conducted a private workout with University of Florida RB Chris Rainey.

RB | Doug Martin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Kansas City Chiefs have met with Boise State RB Doug Martin.

RB | Kevin Faulk | New England Patriots | Injury, Free Agents
Free-agent RB Kevin Faulk (knee) said his surgically repaired knee is feeling good and is training with the plan of playing this season. Faulk said he will retire if the New England Patriots are not interested in re-signing him.

RB | LaMichael James | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Oregon RB LaMichael James Thursday, April 12.


Fullback

FB | Jacob Hester | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have are giving free-agent FB Jacob Hester (Chargers) and OT Mario Henderson (Raiders) a few more days to decide whether accept their offers and will pull their offers off the table if they two do not make decisions. The team is giving Hester until Monday, April 16, to decide and giving Henderson until Sunday, April 15.


Wide Receiver

WR | Stephen Hill | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with Georgia Tech WR Stephen Hill next week.

WR | Michael Floyd | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers were scheduled to meet with Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd but the meeting has been cancelled.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers are being contacted about the possibility of trading for restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace. Wallace is expected to sit out offseason workouts because he has not received a long-term contract.

WR | Ryan Broyles | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft
University of Oklahoma WR Ryan Broyles (knee) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.57 seconds and 4.59 seconds at his private workout Thursday, April 12. Broyles had surgery five months ago to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament and is ahead of schedule in his rehab.


Tight End

TE | Donald Lee | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals are close to re-signing free-agent TE Donald Lee.

TE | Andre Hardy | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have signed street free-agent TE Andre Hardy. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

TE | David Johnson | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed restricted free-agent TE David Johnson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

TE | Coby Fleener | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Stanford TE Coby Fleener said he has accepted an invitation to attend the 2012 NFL Draft.

TE | David Paulson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Oregon TE David Paulson and Midwestern State OG Amini Silatolu Thursday, April 12.

TE | Joey Haynos | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys worked out free-agent TE Joey Haynos (Jaguars) last week on their Dallas Day tryouts for local draftable prospects.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jeff Adams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets conducted a private workout with Columbia OT Jeff Adams earlier this week.

OT | Mario Henderson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have are giving free-agent FB Jacob Hester (Chargers) and OT Mario Henderson (Raiders) a few more days to decide whether accept their offers and will pull their offers off the table if they two do not make decisions. The team is giving Hester until Monday, April 16, to decide and giving Henderson until Sunday, April 15.


Guard

OG | Kevin Zeitler | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Wisconsin OG Kevin Zeitler recently met with the Carolina Panthers.

OG | Doug Legursky | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed restricted free-agent C Doug Legursky. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OG | Anthony Herrera | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears have expressed interest in free-agent OG Anthony Herrera (Vikings).

OG | Adam Goldberg | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent OT Adam Goldberg (Rams) earlier this week.

OG | Amini Silatolu | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Oregon TE David Paulson and Midwestern State OG Amini Silatolu Thursday, April 12.


Defensive Line

DL | Calais Campbell | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Arizona Cardinals franchise free-agent DE Calais Campbell is not expected to be present for the start of offseason workouts because he has not signed his tender offer or agreed to a long-term contract.

DL | Dave Ball | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with free-agent DE Dave Ball (Titans) on a one-year deal worth around $1.2 million.

DL | Olivier Vernon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers met with University of Miami DE Olivier Vernon and University of California LB Mychal Kendricks Wednesday, April 11.


Defensive End

DE | Kaelin Burnett | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions met with North Carolina LB Zach Brown and Nevada DE Kaelin Burnett earlier this week.


Linebacker

LB | Matt McCoy | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed free-agent LBs LeRoy Hill and Matt McCoy to one-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | LeRoy Hill | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed free-agent LBs LeRoy Hill and Matt McCoy to one-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Zach Brown | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions met with North Carolina LB Zach Brown and Nevada DE Kaelin Burnett earlier this week.

LB | Bradie James | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans have signed free-agent LB Bradie James to a one-year deal worth $825,000. The deal includes a $65,000 signing bonus.

LB | Dane Fletcher | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Dane Fletcher (thumb) said the cast on his thumb has been removed and his rehab is on schedule.

LB | Tim Dobbins | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans have re-signed free-agent LB Tim Dobbins. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Keith Rivers | New York Giants | Transaction
Updating previous reports, the New York Giants have officially acquired LB Keith Rivers from the Cincinnati Bengals for a 2012 fifth-round draft choice.

LB | Dont'a Hightower | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Alabama LB Dont'a Hightower Thursday, April 12.

LB | Mychal Kendricks | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers met with University of Miami DE Olivier Vernon and University of California LB Mychal Kendricks Wednesday, April 11.


Defensive Back

DB | Brandon Taylor | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are meeting with Notre Dame FS Harrison Smith and Virginia Tech S Brandon Taylor Thursday, April 12.


Cornerback

CB | Rico Murray | Free Agent | Transaction
The Cincinnati Bengals have waived CB Rico Murray.


Free Safety

FS | Tanard Jackson | Washington Redskins | Transaction
The Washington Redskins signed free-agent FS Tanard Jackson (Buccaneers) to an undisclosed deal Friday, April 13.

FS | Brandon Hardin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Oregon State FS Brandon Hardin has met with the Seattle Seahawks, Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens and San Diego Chargers this offseason.

FS | Harrison Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are meeting with Notre Dame FS Harrison Smith and Virginia Tech S Brandon Taylor Thursday, April 12.

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