Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 22, 2012 @ 10:16:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Blaine Gabbert | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert (shoulder) will have an MRI Monday, Oct. 22. At this time, it appears that no bones are broken, however.


Running Back

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) was involved in a heated exchange with head coach Tom Coughlin in Week 7. It is unknown why the argument occurred, and head coach Tom Coughlin declined to give an explanation after the game. "That's between he and I," Coughlin said. Bradshaw did not address the media in front of his locker after the game. He appeared to be frustrated at a few different points during the game as well. Bradshaw carried the ball just 12 times for 43 yards and a touchdown. Coughlin added Bradshaw came out of the game "okay," health-wise.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (knee) is uncertain for the team's Week 8 game after suffering a bruised knee in Week 7. The Cowboys are hopeful, however, that RB DeMarco Murray (foot) can return this week.

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (rib) said he could have continued playing in Week 7 despite having a rib injury and didn't ask to come out of the game; however, the running back acknowledged the injury limited him. "The injury was pretty bad, I guess it limited me a lot," Richardson said. "It hurt me inside just not being out there ... I didn't want to come out." Richardson added the injury is "much bigger" than what people think it is. Although he is not suffering a lot of pain, Richardson said he is not himself.

RB | Shonn Greene | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets RB Shonn Greene (head) said he was fine after suffering a head injury in the team's Week 7 game. "I'm good," Greene said repeatedly after the game. Head coach Rex Ryan did not provide an update following the game. Greene rushed for 54 yards on 16 carries with a touchdown, and he was used as the team's check-down option throughout the game. He caught six passes for 34 yards on nine targets.

RB | Montell Owens | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Montell Owens (shoulder) left the Week 7 game against the Oakland Raiders due to a shoulder injury.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) is on crutches due to a left foot injury suffered in the Week 7 game against the Oakland Raiders. Jones-Drew is also wearing a walking boot.

RB | Montario Hardesty | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said Sunday, Oct. 21, that RB Trent Richardson (ribs) did not suffer any setbacks with his injury in Week 7 against the Indianapolis Colts. Richardson struggled, and Shurmur said the Colts stacked the box, so the team elected to keep passing. Shurmur also said he played RB Montario Hardesty more because he didn't feel Richardson was as effective as usual early on.


Wide Receiver

WR | Kevin Ogletree | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said a finger injury led to WR Kevin Ogletree (finger) being benched in Week 7 in favor of WR Dwayne Harris.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) has a torn tendon in his foot and he might sit out the next two games leading into the team's bye Nov. 11, according to a person briefed on the specifics of Garcon's injury.

WR | Marvin Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (knee) suffered a right knee injury on special teams in the Week 7 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first half, and he did not return.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (groin), who came into the Week 7 game against the Carolina Panthers battling a groin injury, managed just two catches for 14 yards. On the first play of the game, Bryant was penalized for unnecessary roughness after shoving a Panthers player.

WR | Joseph Morgan | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints WR Joseph Morgan (chest) was taken to the hospital after suffering a chest contusion in Week 7. Interim head coach Aaron Kromer said Morgan's trip to the hospital is precautionary.


Tight End

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, free-agent TE Chris Cooley re-signed with the Washington Redskins Monday, Oct. 22, after passing his physical, according to a team source. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

TE | Jeff Cumberland | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (hand) left the Week 7 game against the New England Patriots due to a hand injury.

TE | Fred Davis | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins TE Fred Davis (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon in Week 7 and likely will miss the rest of the season.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Winston Justice | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Winston Justice (ankle) left the game early Week 7 because of an ankle injury and is considered questionable to return.


Guard

OG | Quinn Ojinnaka | Free Agent | Transaction
The St. Louis Rams released OG Quinn Ojinnaka Monday, Oct. 22. Ojinnaka said he will consider retiring from football.

OG | Dan Connolly | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (illness) fell ill before the Week 7 game against the New York Jets. "Dan Connolly got sick this morning and we were hoping to have him back for the game, but his stomach or whatever, indigestion, whatever just didn't clear up," head coach Bill Belichick said. "We lost him at game time so we didn't expect that."

OG | Kelechi Osemele | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens OT Kelechi Osemele (ankle) said Sunday, Oct. 21, that he was surprised he didn't break his right ankle in Week 7 against the Houston Texans. "It's a blessing," Osemele said.

OG | Chad Rinehart | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Chad Rinehart (ankle) left the game early Week 7 after suffering an ankle injury and will not return to the game.


Defensive Line

DL | Chris Canty | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DT Chris Canty (knee) started in Week 7 after being activated off the Physically Unable to Perform list. Canty said the coaches put him on a pitch count, and he played between 20 and 30 snaps. "That was what the plan was, and they stuck to the plan," Canty said. "Believe me, against my own will, they stuck to the plan." He had no issues with his knee following the game.

DL | Mike Neal | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Mike Neal (knee) left the game early Week 7 because of a knee injury and is considered questionable to return.

DL | Ahtyba Rubin | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns DT Ahtyba Rubin (calf) left the game early Week 7 because of a calf injury and is considered questionable to return.


Linebacker

LB | Bart Scott | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said LB Bart Scott (toe) could not play in the team's nickel packages in Week 7 because of a lingering toe injury. He was replaced by LB Demario Davis.

LB | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles') made his season debut in Week 7 against the Houston Texans. He had a first-quarter sack, and finished with three solo tackles.

LB | London Fletcher | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher (hamstring) said Sunday, Oct. 21, that he will likely have an MRI after leaving the Week 7 game against the New York Giants due to a hamstring injury. Fletcher said he did not know if the injury was serious or not.

LB | Sean Lee | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee (toe) said Sunday, Oct. 21, that he expects to be able to play in Week 8 after leaving the Week 7 game against the Carolina Panthers due to a sprained right big toe.

LB | Scott Fujita | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns LB Scott Fujita (neck) may have to retire because neck problems but is still discussing his future with his doctors. Doctors have advised Fujita he could suffer life-altering consequences if he continues playing and the neck problems remain. Fujita has been dealing with neck stingers recently and had a history of neck issues.

LB | Zac Diles | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans LB Zac Diles (ankle) left the game early Week 7 because of a right ankle injury and is considered questionable to return.


Cornerback

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (groin) left the Week 7 game against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter due to a groin injury. CB Aaron Ross replaced him on first and second down, and CB Michael Harris became the nickelback.


Strong Safety

SS | Will Allen | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Will Allen (ankle) left the Week 7 game against the Cincinnati Bengals due to an ankle injury.

SS | DeJon Gomes | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins SS DeJon Gomes (chest, neck) left the game early Week 7 and was being evaluated for chest and neck injuries but has returned to the game.


Free Safety

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (rib) said Sunday, Oct. 21, that the rib injury he suffered in Week 7 against the Houston Texans is not a big deal. Reed said he landed on someone's shoe.

FS | Reed Doughty | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Reed Doughty (knee) suffered a left knee sprain in Week 7 but will be able to return later in the game.

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