Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 11, 2012 @ 08:50:26 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jordan Jefferson | Free Agent | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived QB Jordan Jefferson.

QB | Darron Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Undrafted free-agent QB Darron Thomas (Oregon) will be participating in the Cleveland Browns' rookie minicamp this weekend on a tryout basis.


Running Back

RB | LaMichael James | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have signed second-round draft choice RB LaMichael James, fourth-round draft choice OL Joe Looney and seventh-round draft choice LB Cam Johnson to four-year deals. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

RB | Joseph Addai | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
The New England Patriots, as an update to previous reports, have officially announced the signing of free-agent RB Joseph Addai (Colts). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said RB Trent Richardson (knee) will fully participate in the rookie minicamp this weekend even though he underwent knee surgery this offseason.

RB | Bernard Pierce | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
The Baltimore Ravens agreed to a four-year contract with third-round draft pick RB Bernard Pierce. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (knee) said the next step in his rehab process is regaining his explosiveness. "The ability to get back to where I want; the cutting ability and being as explosive as I used to be - and better," Peterson said. "I'm doing pretty good running. Conditioning-wise, I have a long ways to go, but I am making strides. The biggest hurdle right now is being explosive, being able to cut like I once did before."


Fullback

FB | Patrick DiMarco | Free Agent | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have released FB Patrick DiMarco.


Wide Receiver

WR | Tommy Streeter | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
The Baltimore Ravens have signed sixth-round draft choice WR Tommy Streeter to a four-year deal worth $2.194 million. The deal included a $94,500 signing bonus. He was the last of the eight Ravens draft choices to sign.

WR | Travis Benjamin | Cleveland Browns | Transaction
The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with fourth-round draft choice WR Travis Benjamin. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Ryan Broyles | Detroit Lions | Transaction
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with second-round draft choice WR Ryan Broyles and fifth-round draft choice CB Chris Greenwood on four-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Jets) said he would be interested in signing with the Oakland Raiders.


Tight End

TE | Ladarius Green | San Diego Chargers | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with fourth-round draft choice TE Ladarius Green on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Andrew Datko | Green Bay Packers | Transaction
The Green Bay Packers have agreed to terms with seventh-round draft choice OL Andrew Datko on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Guard

OG | Johnnie Troutman | San Diego Chargers | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have signed fifth-round draft choice OG Johnnie Troutman. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OG | Joe Looney | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have signed second-round draft choice RB LaMichael James, fourth-round draft choice OL Joe Looney and seventh-round draft choice LB Cam Johnson to four-year deals. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

OG | Kelvin Beachum | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction
The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with seventh-round draft choice OG Kelvin Beachum on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Cam Johnson | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have signed second-round draft choice RB LaMichael James, fourth-round draft choice OL Joe Looney and seventh-round draft choice LB Cam Johnson to four-year deals. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

DL | Calais Campbell | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with franchise free-agent DE Calais Campbell on a five-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Jerel Worthy | Green Bay Packers | Transaction
The Green Bay Packers have agreed to terms with second-round draft choice DL Jerel Worthy. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Phil Taylor | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Updating a previous item, Cleveland Browns DT Phil Taylor (pectoral) injured his pectoral while lifting weights during the team's offseason program. He will have an MRI exam Friday, May 11, and visit with a doctor Monday, May 14. He will likely be out four to six months if he needs surgery for a torn pectoral.

DL | Da'Quan Bowers | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Da'Quan Bowers (Achilles') has suffered a torn Achilles' during the team's offseason workout program.

DL | Marcus Thomas | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DT Marcus Thomas (Broncos) is receiving interest from at least two teams but likely will not sign with a team until after June 1.

DL | Courtney Upshaw | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with second-round draft choice LB Courtney Upshaw. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Mike DeVito | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DE Mike DeVito (shoulder) said he has not been limited this offseason by the shoulder surgery he had after the season.


Linebacker

LB | Luke Kuechly | Carolina Panthers | Transaction
The Carolina Panthers signed LB Luke Kuechly to a four-year, $12.58 million deal Thursday, May 10, with all of the money guaranteed.

LB | Darius Fleming | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with fifth-round draft choice LB Darius Fleming. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Thomas Davis | Carolina Panthers | Injury
The Carolina Panthers have not decided which linebacker position LB Luke Kuechly will be playing this season because of the injuries to LBs Jon Beason (Achilles') and LB Thomas Davis (knee). The team may decide to use Kuechly at middle linebacker and move Beason to outside linebacker.

LB | Jon Beason | Carolina Panthers | Injury
The Carolina Panthers have not decided which linebacker position LB Luke Kuechly will be playing this season because of the injuries to LBs Jon Beason (Achilles') and LB Thomas Davis (knee). The team may decide to use Kuechly at middle linebacker and move Beason to outside linebacker.

LB | Cameron Wake | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Miami Dolphins LB Cameron Wake's contract, originally reported as a four-year extension worth $49 million and $20 million guaranteed, is really a two-year extension that will pay him $17 million. Wake received a $7 million signing bonus, and his base salaries - $615,000 in 2012, $3.6 million in 2013 and $5.8 million in 2014 - are fully guaranteed. However, the last two years of his contract are contingent upon the Dolphins picking up a $3 million roster bonus on the fifth day of the 2015 league year. If the Dolphins don't want to pick up the option, they will either let Wake become a free agent or ask him to restructure his contract.


Cornerback

CB | Drayton Florence | Denver Broncos | Transaction
The Denver Broncos signed free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) to a two-year deal worth $4.5 million Thursday, May 10. He can earn an extra $1 million in incentives.

CB | Keith Tandy | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms with sixth-round draft choice CB Keith Tandy on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Mike Jenkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team would like CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder) to participate in offseason workouts and not work out by himself.


Strong Safety

SS | Sean Jones | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent SS Sean Jones (Buccaneers) visited the Detroit Lions this week, according to a league source.


Free Safety

FS | Trenton Robinson | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with sixth-round draft choice FS Trenton Robinson on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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