Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on September 11, 2012 @ 10:22:15 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Caleb Hanie | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox said the team will re-sign free-agent QB Caleb Hanie.

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker (shoulder) is sore, but head coach Mike Munchak feels good about him playing in Week 2.

QB | John Skelton | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said QB John Skelton (ankle) suffered a low ankle sprain during the team's Week 1 game. Whisenhunt did not mention a timetable for Skelton's return but has not ruled him out for Week 2.


Running Back

RB | Rashad Jennings | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Rashad Jennings (knee) had an MRI Monday, Sept. 10, after suffering a knee injury in Week 1. The results are not expected until Tuesday, Sept. 11, or Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Anthony Allen | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
The Baltimore Ravens have signed practice squad RB Anthony Allen to their active roster. In a corresponding move, the team waived RB Bobby Rainey.

RB | James Starks | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (toe), DE C.J. Wilson (groin) and LB Terrell Manning (concussion) did not participate in practice Monday, Sept. 10.

RB | Javon Ringer | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Javon Ringer (elbow) has been hospitalized with an elbow infection.

RB | Fred Jackson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said RB Fred Jackson (knee) will miss at least three weeks because of his knee injury.

RB | Beanie Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said that RB Ryan Williams got the Week 1 start because of the injury to RB Beanie Wells (hamstring), and no other reason.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said the team will continue to be cautious with RB Adrian Peterson's (knee) workload at this point of the season.


Fullback

FB | John Conner | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets FB John Conner (knee) tweaked his medial collateral ligament in the team's Week 1 game. Conner left the game to be fitted for a knee brace and returned. The injury should not be an issue moving forward.


Wide Receiver

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (groin) is uncertain for the Week 2 game Thursday, Sept. 13, against the Chicago Bears. Head coach Mike McCarthy said Jennings "didn't feel very good" Sunday, but was better Monday, Sept. 10.

WR | Brian Robiskie | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
The Jacksonville Jaguars cut TE Colin Cloherty and WR Brian Robiskie Monday, Sept. 10.

WR | Brian Tyms | Miami Dolphins | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins will reportedly sign free-agent WR Brian Tyms (49ers) to their practice squad, according to a league source.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are scheduled to meet with free-agent WR Mardy Gilyard (Eagles) Tuesday, Sept. 11.

WR | Adrian Arrington | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints have re-signed free-agent WR Adrian Arrington. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Nate Washington | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington (leg) is expected to play Week 2 despite suffering a leg bruise Week 1. Washington did not suffer a concussion during the game.

WR | Charly Martin | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said WR Charly Martin (lung) suffered a bruised lung while diving for a pass during the team's Week 1 game. Martin stayed in Arizona for further observation.

WR | David Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Updating previous reports, Buffalo Bills WR David Nelson (knee) will miss the rest of the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said WR Jeremy Maclin's (hip) Week 2 availability is in question because of a hip pointer he suffered Week 1.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (ribs) returned to the field in the third quarter in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders after leaving for the locker room for treatment on a rib injury.

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said the team will be monitoring TE Jason Witten (abdomen) during practice this week to make sure he is not having any problems with his spleen. Witten did not report any soreness or problems with the injury after the team's Week 1 game.


Place Kicker

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding (knee) booted five field goals (23, 28, 19, 41, 45) in the Week 1 game against the Oakland Raiders Monday, Sept. 10, and he added an extra point. It was Kaeding's first field goals since the 2010 season, as he tore his ACL on the opening kickoff in Week 1 last season.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Eben Britton | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars OT Cameron Bradfield (ankle), OT Eben Britton (ankle) and OG Uche Nwaneri (ankle) were each wearing walking boots on their left ankle after the Week 1 game against the Minnesota Vikings. Bradfield had an MRI Monday, Sept. 10, and is awaiting the results.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury
Updating a previous report, St. Louis Rams OT Rodger Saffold (neck) likely will not play Week 2 after suffering a significant neck strain in Week 1.

OT | Russell Okung | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said OT Russell Okung (knee) suffered a bruised knee in Week 1 but may have a chance to play Week 2.

OT | J'Marcus Webb | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears OT J'Marcus Webb (thumb) was limited in practice Monday, Sept. 10.

OT | Trai Essex | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have signed free-agent OG Trai Essex (Steelers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived C A.Q. Shipley and OT Mike Person.

OT | Winston Justice | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Winston Justice (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 1 game, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.

OT | Jonathan Scott | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears have signed free-agent OT Jonathan Scott (Lions). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team released P Ryan Quigley.


Guard

OG | Deuce Lutui | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
The Tennessee Titans signed OG Deuce Lutui (Seahawks) to a one-year contract Monday, Sept. 10. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Jarrell Root | Free Agent | Injury, Transaction
The Miami Dolphins waived DL Jarrell Root (undisclosed) from Injured Reserve with a settlement Monday, Sept. 10.

DL | Domata Peko | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals DT Domata Peko (knee) returned to the Week 1 game against the Baltimore Ravens in the second quarter.

DL | Jay Ratliff | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said he believes DT Jay Ratliff (ankle) has a chance to play Week 2.

DL | Ty Warren | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos DE Ty Warren (triceps) tore his triceps in the team's Week 1 game.

DL | Marvin Austin | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DT Marvin Austin (back) was a limited participant in practice Monday, Sept. 10; however, he should be able to do more in the coming days and weeks.


Linebacker

LB | Tim Dobbins | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said LB Tim Dobbins (nose) has a broken nose and that nothing is wrong with his neck. Dobbins should be able to practice Monday, Sept. 10.

LB | Jonathan Vilma | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Transaction
The New Orleans Saints placed LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) on the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Sept. 10, with his roster exemption expiring Monday.

LB | Erik Walden | Green Bay Packers | Transaction
The Green Bay Packers have reinstated LB Erik Walden from the reserve/suspended list after he served his one-game suspension Week 1. In a corresponding move, the team released Brandian Ross.

LB | Terrell Manning | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (toe), DE C.J. Wilson (groin) and LB Terrell Manning (concussion) did not participate in practice Monday, Sept. 10.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears TE Kyle Adams (shoulder), CB Charles Tillman (shin) and LB Brian Urlacher (knee, rest) did not practice Monday, Sept. 10.

LB | Colin McCarthy | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said LB Colin McCarthy (ankle) was scheduled to undergo an MRI on his injured ankle Monday, Sept. 10, and the team will know more about the injury by Tuesday, Sept. 11.

LB | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (ankle) has a sprained ankle and is considered day to day. Freeney will see a specialist.

LB | Keith Rivers | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he hopes LB Keith Rivers (hamstring) will be able to play Week 2. Rivers did not participate in practice Monday, Sept. 10, because of a hamstring injury he suffered Week 1.


Cornerback

CB | Corey Graham | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Corey Graham (leg) walked gingerly off the field in the third quarter in Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals due to an apparent leg injury suffered on kickoff coverage.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears TE Kyle Adams (shoulder), CB Charles Tillman (shin) and LB Brian Urlacher (knee, rest) did not practice Monday, Sept. 10.

CB | Joe Haden | Cleveland Browns | Transaction
The NFL has suspended Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden four games without pay for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

CB | Sheldon Brown | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) should be able to play Week 2 after suffering a shoulder injury Week 1.

CB | Brent Grimes | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons CB Brent Grimes (Achilles') will be placed on Injured Reserve because of an Achilles' tendon injury he suffered Week 1.

CB | Prince Amukamara | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (ankle) said he is very optimistic about his Week 2 availability at this point. Amukamara said he was feeling some soreness in his ankle after practice Monday, Sept. 10, but knows it will go away.

CB | Michael Coe | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Michael Coe (hamstring) said he ran at 75 to 80 percent during practice Monday, Sept. 10. He hopes to participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and Thursday, Sept. 13.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Kyle Wilson could start in Week 2 if CB Darrelle Revis (concussion) is unable to play.

CB | Kyle Wilson | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Kyle Wilson could start in Week 2 if CB Darrelle Revis (concussion) is unable to play.

CB | Mike Jenkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (ribs), CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder), WR Andre Holmes (knee), CB Morris Claiborne (knee) and TE Jason Witten (spleen) attended practice Monday, Sept. 10.

CB | Morris Claiborne | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (ribs), CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder), WR Andre Holmes (knee), CB Morris Claiborne (knee) and TE Jason Witten (spleen) attended practice Monday, Sept. 10.


Strong Safety

SS | Gerald Sensabaugh | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys S Gerald Sensabaugh (concussion) was held out of practice Monday, Sept. 10, after experiencing concussion-like symptoms. Sensabaugh is optimistic about playing in Week 2, but if he can't go, he will be replaced in the lineup by S Danny McCray.

SS | Kenny Phillips | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he expects SS Kenny Phillips (back) to take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. He suffered a back injury during the team's Week 1 game.


Free Safety

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (hamstring) passed former Pittsburgh Steelers DB Rod Woodson for most interception return yards in NFL history (1,497) with his INT for touchdown in Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals. It was his seventh career INT for TD.

FS | George Iloka | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals FS George Iloka (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the first half of the Week 1 game against the Baltimore Ravens Monday, Sept. 10. Iloka is questionable to return.

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