Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on July 27, 2012 @ 08:50:57 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Charlie Whitehurst | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers QB Charlie Whitehurst (knee) left practice Thursday, July 26, after getting hit during team drills. Whitehurst was on the sidelines with his knee wrapped with ice.


Running Back

RB | Mark Ingram | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram (knee) ran at full speed during practice Thursday, July 26, and said he is completely recovered from the knee surgery he had during the offseason.

RB | Tim Hightower | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said RB Tim Hightower (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, July 26, but is making good progress in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

RB | Mikel Leshoure | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure (Achilles') said he will not start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

RB | Jahvid Best | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
The Detroit Lions are hoping RB Jahvid Best (concussion) is cleared to participate in the first training camp practice but are not sure it will happen. Head coach Jim Schwartz said the team will be cautious with Best when he does receive clearance.

RB | Armond Smith | Free Agent | Transaction
The Carolina Panthers have released RB Armond Smith.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings are expected to place RB Adrian Peterson (knee) on the Physically Unable to Perform list to start training camp.


Fullback

FB | John Kuhn | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (knee), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), OG Jaymes Brooks (hastring), OT Derek Sherrod (leg), DL Johnny Jones (knee) and LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and Frank Zombo (hamstring) failed physicals at the start of training camp and will not practice until they are able to pass a physical.


Wide Receiver

WR | Antonio Bryant | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent WR Antonio Bryant (Bengals). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin reported to training camp on time Thursday, July 26.

WR | Bryant Johnson | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans have re-signed free-agent WR Bryant Johnson and signed free-agent LB Keyaron Fox (Redskins). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

WR | Stevie Johnson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Stevie Johnson (groin) said he is around 90 percent at this point but does not expect to be limited during training camp. "I am still about the same (as OTAs)," Johnson said. "About 90-plus (percent). I never really say a hundred because nobody is perfect here. But I feel good about it. I do not feel anything in my groin so I am pretty good."

WR | Leonard Hankerson | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins WRs Leonard Hankerson (hip) and Joshua Morgan (leg) and OG Kory Lichtensteiger (knee) went full speed during practice Thursday, July 26.

WR | Logan Payne | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens have signed free-agent WR Logan Payne (Jets). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team waived FB Jamison Berryhill.

WR | Dezmon Briscoe | Free Agent | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released WR Dezmon Briscoe Thursday, July 26, according to sources.

WR | Tim Toone | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
The Atlanta Falcons have signed free-agent WR Tim Toone (Broncos) and DT Eli Joseph (Steelers). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Tight End

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) has been able to run at full speed at training camp after struggling with his running during offseason workouts.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles have interest in signing free-agent TE Jeremy Shockey (Panthers) and Shockey has interest in joining team but no deal is close at this point.

TE | Brent Celek | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (knee) left practice early Thursday, July 26, after suffering a mild knee sprain. He said he will be fine after practice.

TE | Michael Egnew | Miami Dolphins | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins have signed third-round draft choice TE Michael Egnew. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jared Gaither | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OT Jared Gaither (back) was carted off the field during practice Thursday, July 26, and had ice on his lower back.

OT | Donald Penn | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent LB Thomas Williams (Panthers) to a two-year deal Thursday, July 26, and waived DB Devin Holland. The team also announced that DL Da'Quan Bowers (Achilles') and CB Derrick Roberson (undisclosed) were placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list. OT Donald Penn (calf) was put on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.

OT | Jammal Brown | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins OT Jammal Brown (hip) will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

OT | Derek Sherrod | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (knee), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), OG Jaymes Brooks (hastring), OT Derek Sherrod (leg), DL Johnny Jones (knee) and LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and Frank Zombo (hamstring) failed physicals at the start of training camp and will not practice until they are able to pass a physical.

OT | Leonard Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have signed free-agent OG Leonard Davis (Lions) to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

OT | Matt Kalil | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with first-round draft choice OT Matt Kalil. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OT | Tony Ugoh | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs announced Thursday, July 26, that they have signed free-agent OT Tony Ugoh (Giants). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Guard

OG | Russ Hochstein | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have signed free-agent OG Russ Hochstein (Broncos). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OG | Brandyn Dombrowski | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OL Brandyn Dombrowski (foot) likely will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list because of a foot injury.

OG | Eric Steinbach | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have agreed to terms with free-agent OG Eric Steinbach (Browns) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Transaction
Baltimore Ravens DT Haloti Ngata (hamstring) has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list after injuring his hamstring during a conditioning test.

DL | Da'Quan Bowers | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent LB Thomas Williams (Panthers) to a two-year deal Thursday, July 26, and waived DB Devin Holland. The team also announced that DL Da'Quan Bowers (Achilles') and CB Derrick Roberson (undisclosed) were placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list. OT Donald Penn (calf) was put on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.

DL | Brian Price | Chicago Bears | Transaction
The Chicago Bears acquired DL Brian Price from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, July 26, in exchange for a late-round draft pick.

DL | Dontari Poe | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed first-round draft choice DT Dontari Poe. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Corey Peters | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Transaction
The Atlanta Falcons have placed DT Corey Peters (foot) on the Non-Football Injury list. He is expected to miss at least three weeks of training camp because of a foot injury.


Linebacker

LB | Keyaron Fox | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans have re-signed free-agent WR Bryant Johnson and signed free-agent LB Keyaron Fox (Redskins). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

LB | Desmond Bishop | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (knee), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), OG Jaymes Brooks (hastring), OT Derek Sherrod (leg), DL Johnny Jones (knee) and LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and Frank Zombo (hamstring) failed physicals at the start of training camp and will not practice until they are able to pass a physical.

LB | Paul Posluszny | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny (shoulder) said he has received clearance to participate in training camp. He expects to fully participate in the first practice of camp.

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure (Achilles'), OT Jason Fox (knee), LB Stephen Tulloch (knee) and FS Louis Delmas (ankle) are candidates to start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

LB | Lofa Tatupu | Free Agent | Transaction
The Atlanta Falcons have released LB Lofa Tatupu.


Cornerback

CB | Desmond Marrow | Free Agent | Transaction
The Houston Texans have waived FB Jason Ford and CB Desmond Marrow.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (knee) was able to participate in practice Thursday, July 26, but said he does not think his surgically repaired knee is completely healed.

CB | Leon Hall | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals CB Leon Hall (Achilles') said he expects to participate in practice Friday, July 27, but likely will have his reps limited because of his injury.

CB | Nate Clements | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals CB Nate Clements (groin, abdomen) will sit out some practice because of an injury to his groin and abdomen area. He said there is no timetable for his return.

CB | Chase Minnifield | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB Chase Minnifield (knee) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during the final organized team activity this offseason. Minnifield was placed on the Injured Reserve after he cleared waivers.

CB | Drew Coleman | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have signed free-agent CB Drew Coleman (Jaguars). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Mike Jenkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder) has been rehabbing his surgically repaired shoulder but is not close to practicing at this point. Jenkins is still dealing with limited range of motion in the shoulder and it will take some time to get the full range back.


Strong Safety

SS | Dashon Goldson | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday, July 26, that franchise free-agent SS Dashon Goldson has signed his one-year tender.


Free Safety

FS | Tanard Jackson | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Tanard Jackson (calf) and RP Tristan Davis (knee) have been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Both sat out practice Thursday, July 26.

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure (Achilles'), OT Jason Fox (knee), LB Stephen Tulloch (knee) and FS Louis Delmas (ankle) are candidates to start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

FS | LaRon Landry | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets FS LaRon Landry (foot) has been activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list. Landry passed his physical/conditioning test and is cleared for practice.

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