Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 1, 2012 @ 05:57:48 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Robert Griffin III | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III said he believes he knows 60 to 70 percent of the offensive playbook at this point.


Running Back

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (knee) said his lateral skills, flexibility and range of motion with his knee is improving and believes he could be ready for limited participation when training camp begins. Head coach Leslie Frazier indicated the Physically Unable to Perform list will still be an option for Peterson.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (knee) has been limited during organized team activities this offseason because he has not been cleared to take part in team drills.

RB | Chris Ivory | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, because he tweaked his hamstring.

RB | Tim Hightower | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he expects RB Tim Hightower (knee) will be ready for the start of training camp.


Wide Receiver

WR | T.Y. Hilton | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have signed third-round draft choice WR T.Y. Hilton to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Greg Childs | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (calf) did not participate in organized team activities this week because of a calf strain. Head coach Leslie Frazier said the injury is not related to the patellar tendon injury Childs dealt with the last two seasons in college.

WR | Michael Floyd | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals WR Michael Floyd (quadriceps) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, because of a quadriceps strain. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt said the injury is not serious.

WR | Jeremy Kerley | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Jeremy Kerley (hamstring) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, because of a tight hamstring.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (shoulder) said he hopes to participate in organized team activities in the next week or two.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver is expected to make the final roster because the team paid him $500,000 upfront as part of his restructured contract.

WR | Leonard Hankerson | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he expects WR Leonard Hankerson (hip) will be ready for the start of the regular season.


Tight End

TE | Tarren Lloyd | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agents
The New York Jets have signed free-agent TE Tarren Lloyd (Panthers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team waived OT John Cullen.

TE | Martellus Bennett | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants TE Martellus Bennett (hamstring) has not been participating in organized team activities because of a hamstring injury. Tight ends coach Mike Pope said Bennett weighed 291 pounds last week and does not think Bennett's legs can support that weight while doing the things the team has asked him to during workouts.

TE | Jared Cook | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans TE Jared Cook said he has been working on trying to become a more complete tight end this offseason. He has worked on improving his blocking technique as well as becoming a better route runner.


Place Kicker

PK | Graham Gano | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (back) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, because he is still dealing with the back injury he suffered Week 17 last season.


Linebacker

LB | Demario Davis | New York Jets | Transaction
The New York Jets have agreed to terms with third-round draft choice LB Demario Davis on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Shawne Merriman | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills LB Shawne Merriman (Achilles') fully participated in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, for the first time since offseason Achilles' tendon surgery.

LB | Brian Banks | Free Agent | Free Agents
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said the team will work out street free-agent LB Brian Banks at some point next week.


Cornerback

CB | Dontrell Johnson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived CB Morgan Trent. In a corresponding move, the team re-signed CB Dontrell Johnson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Michael Harris | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed sixth-round draft choice CB Michael Harris. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Korey Lindsey | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have claimed free-agent CB Korey Lindsey (Cardinals) off waivers. In a corresponding move, the team waived S Micah Pellerin.

CB | Isaiah Green | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills have signed undrafted free-agent CB Isaiah Green (Fresno State). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team released LB Garrick Williams.


Free Safety

FS | Harrison Smith | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with first-round draft choice SS Harrison Smith. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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