Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 1, 2012 @ 09:45:27 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jarrett Lee | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers reached deals with undrafted college free-agents WR Hubert Anyiam, WR Jason Barnes, OT Cordell Bell, DL Eddie Brown, OT Charles X. Burton, S Sean Cattouse, WR Paul Cox, WR Taylor Embree, CB Gregory Gatson, LS Nick Guess, DL Logan Harrell, OT Michael X. Harris, RB Michael X. Hayes, QB Jarrett Lee, LB Josh Linam, FB Mohamed Marah, P Kyle Martens, WR Phillip Payne, CB De'Andre Presley, DL Christian Topou and WR Mike Willie.

QB | A.J. Feeley | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns may look to sign a veteran quarterback this offseason to mentor QB Brandon Weeden. Free-agent QB A.J. Feeley (Rams) could be an option if the team goes this route.

QB | Darron Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Undrafted rookie free-agent QB Darron Thomas (Oregon) will participate in the Pittsburgh Steelers' and Arizona Cardinals' upcoming rookie minicamp.

QB | Nathan Dick | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Undrafted rookie free-agent QB Nathan Dick (Central Arkansas) will participate in the Dallas Cowboys' upcoming rookie minicamp.

QB | Kellen Moore | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with undrafted rookie free-agent WR Troy Burrell (Wayne State), DE Edmon McClam (Old Dominion), OG Pat Boyle (Temple), TE Austin Wells (Northern Iowa), CB Alonzo Lawrence (Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College), DT Michael Cosgrove (Idaho), TE Alex Gottlieb (William & Mary), PK Derek Dimke (Illinois), QB Kellen Moore (Boise State), WR Patrick Edwards (Houston), OG Rodney Austin (Elon), LB Carmen Messina (New Mexico), LB Ronnie Sneed (Kentucky), OL Quinn Barham (Penn State), WR Jared Karstetter (Washington State), DE Monte Lewis (Jacksonville State), OL J.C. Oram (Weber State) and S Sam Proctor (Oklahoma). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Running Back

RB | Doug Martin | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said the team believes RB Doug Martin can be a three-down running back for the team. Martin is expected to compete with LeGarrette Blount for carries.

RB | Deji Karim | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have claimed free-agent RB Deji Karim (Jaguars) off waivers.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jabar Gaffney | Free Agent | Transaction
The Washington Redskins released WR Jabar Gaffney.

WR | Ryan Broyles | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said there is a chance WR Ryan Broyles (knee) could start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list. The team is hoping Broyles will be cleared at some point during training camp.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (foot) feels like he is near 100 percent healthy, and he said he is ready to return to his All-Pro form.

TE | Dominique Jones | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with street free-agent TE Dominique Jones. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Jones played in the Indoor Football League last season.

TE | Tarren Lloyd | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with undrafted rookie free-agent TE Tarren Lloyd (Utah State). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Place Kicker

PK | Josh Brown | Free Agent | Transaction
The St. Louis Rams have officially released PK Josh Brown.


Guard

OG | Johnnie Troutman | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Draft
San Diego Chargers OG Johnnie Troutman (pectoral), a fifth-round pick in the NFL Draft, had pectoral surgery last week and is expected to be sidelined an estimated five months, according to general manager A.J. Smith. "We were aware of the injuries, and that the pectoral tear could keep him out five months," Smith said.

OG | Rex Hadnot | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers signed free-agent OG Rex Hadnot (Cardinals) to a one-year contract Monday, April 30. Hadnot started 16 games at right guard for the Arizona Cardinals last season.


Defensive Line

DL | John Henderson | Free Agent | Transaction
The St. Louis Rams have released RB Quinn Porter, TE DeMarco Cosby, DT John Henderson and CBs Christopher Smith and Nate Ness.


Linebacker

LB | Vontaze Burfict | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals agreed to terms with undrafted rookie free-agent LB Vontaze Burfict (Arizona State). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Jonathan Goff | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins announced Monday, April 30, they have signed free-agent LB Jonathan Goff (Giants). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Cornerback

CB | James Harrell | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Undrafted rookie free-agent CB James Harrell (Arkansas Pine Bluff) is scheduled to attend the Detroit Lions' and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' upcoming rookie minicamps on a tryout basis.

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