Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 7, 2012 @ 11:23:20 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Cassel | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel will start in Week 10 as QB Brady Quinn (concussion) has still not been cleared for a return.

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said Tuesday, Nov. 6, that QB Jake Locker (shoulder) received good test results from his latest MRI, and there is a chance he could play in Week 10 against the Miami Dolphins. Munchak said the plan is for Locker to split reps with QB Matt Hasselbeck, who has started the past five games. "If things keep progressing on Wednesday he'll share reps with Matt as we go in Wednesday and Thursday," Munchak said.

QB | Blaine Gabbert | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert (shoulder) fully participated in practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Running Back

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and is listed as questionable for Week 10.

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (foot) is getting closer to returning from a sprained left foot. For the first time since suffering the injury Oct. 14, Murray was preparing for some rehab work during the open media portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 7. It's doubtful Murray will play in Week 10 at this point, however.

RB | Bilal Powell | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Sione Pouha (back) and FS Eric Smith (knee) will likely be limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

RB | Joe McKnight | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe) and DT Kenrick Ellis (knee) are not expected to practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
The New York Giants are hopeful RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) will practice once this week, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

RB | Mike Goodson | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Mike Goodson (ankle) is currently listed as day-to-day with a high ankle sprain.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (ankle) is currently listed as day-to-day with a high ankle sprain.

RB | Montell Owens | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Montell Owens (shoulder) and CB Derek Cox (back) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.

RB | Beanie Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (toe) said there is "no doubt about it" that he will return to play against the St. Louis Rams Nov. 25. Wells is on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list right now. He is eligible to return to practice Wednesday, Nov. 7. Wells figures to start when he returns, but the team may choose to be cautious and limit his workload. He said his knee "feels great" and his toe "feels good."

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said RB Jonathan Dwyer (quadriceps) is expected to return in Week 10.

RB | Brandon Bolden | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Tracy White (foot), and DE Trevor Scott (hamstring) all did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Wide Receiver

WR | Donnie Avery | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Donnie Avery (hip) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and is listed as questionable for Week 10.

WR | Emmanuel Sanders | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders will start in place of WR Antonio Brown (ankle) in Week 10.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant (hip) and Kevin Ogletree (finger) were at the media portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, but it wasn't known how much work they will get in.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said WR Percy Harvin (ankle) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, but is making progress in his rehab from the ankle injury.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) said he is trying to avoid undergoing surgery on his sprained foot but understands he may need the surgery to heal from the injury.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (knee) is experiencing swelling in his knee again and will not practice this week. Nicks had battled through pain in his surgically repaired foot and had swelling in his knee earlier in the season but appeared to be getting healthier as he wasn't on the injury report last week. However, he was listed on the report Wednesday, Nov. 7. "He did, so we are going to rest him today," head coach Tom Coughlin said.

WR | Titus Young | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Titus Young (knee) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

WR | Laurent Robinson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Laurent Robinson (concussion) shook off the rust following a concussion by playing 45 snaps in Week 9, and he should see regular playing time in the team's Week 10 game.


Tight End

TE | Coby Fleener | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (shoulder), CB Vontae Davis (knee) and CB Jerraud Powers (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and have been ruled out.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Winston Justice | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts C Samson Satele (back), OT Winston Justice (knee) and LB Robert Mathis (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and are listed as questionable for Week 10.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams OT Rodger Saffold (knee) said he is making progress, but is being extremely cautious. He is staying in St. Louis during the bye week to continue working on his rehab. "I don't really have the opportunity to take days off because to tell you the truth, every day I have been injured has been a day off," Saffold said. "So I tried to take advantage of it and do what I need to do to get better for my team."

OT | Derek Sherrod | Green Bay Packers | Injury
The Green Bay Packers have designated OT Derek Sherrod (leg) to return to practice. It does not mean he will, but the team now has three weeks to decide whether or not he'll be activated from the Physically-Unable-to-Perform (PUP) list.

OT | Erik Pears | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Transaction
The Buffalo Bills placed CB Terrence McGee (knee) and OT Erik Pears (hip) on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 6.

OT | Marcus Gilbert | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (calf) and OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 10.

OT | Jammal Brown | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins OL Jammal Brown (hip) has been cleared to practice Tuesday, Nov. 6. The team now has 21 days to move him from the Physically Unable to Perform list to the active roster.


Guard

OG | Chris Snee | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (knee), C David Baas (ankle), LB Chase Blackburn (hamstring), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), RB Andre Brown (shoulder), DT Chris Canty (groin), TE Bear Pascoe (ankle), SS Kenny Phillips (knee), LB Keith Rivers (calf), OG Chris Snee (ankle) and LB Jacquian Williams (knee) are listed on the team's Week 10 injury report.

OG | Todd Herremans | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Transaction
Philadelphia Eagles OT Todd Herremans (ankle, foot) might miss the remainder of the season due to the foot injury he suffered in the Week 9 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Nov. 5. The Eagles have not released an update, and won't rule him out, but so far everything points to a fairly significant injury.

OG | Leroy Harris | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Updating a previous report, the Tennessee Titans placed OG Leroy Harris (knee) on the season-ending Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Nov. 6. He is recovering from a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.

OG | Garrett Reynolds | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
The Atlanta Falcons placed OG Garrett Reynolds (back) on the season-ending Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Nov. 6, due to a back injury.

OG | Johnnie Troutman | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers activated OLs Johnnie Troutman (pectoral) and Brandyn Dombrowski (foot) from the Physically Unable to Perform list and Non-Football Injury list, respectively Tuesday, Nov. 6. The team also re-signed DE Logan Harrell to their practice squad and released OG Charlie Bryant in a corresponding move.


Offensive Line

OL | Nick Sundberg | Washington Redskins | Injury, Transaction
The Washington Redskins have activated LS Nick Sundberg (arm) from the Injured Reserve/Designated to return list. In a corresponding move, the team released LS Justin Snow.


Defensive Line

DL | Jay Ratliff | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff (ankle), FS Matt Johnson (hamstring) and C Phil Costa (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

DL | Sione Pouha | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Sione Pouha (back) and FS Eric Smith (knee) will likely be limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

DL | Glenn Dorsey | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs DT Glenn Dorsey (calf) has been ruled for Week 10 because of his calf injury.

DL | Kenrick Ellis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe) and DT Kenrick Ellis (knee) are not expected to practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

DL | Mario Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (wrist) said he played the first seven games of the season with a torn wrist ligament. "As far as I know," Williams said. "I don't really know all the lingo. I just wanted to get it done, whatever needed to be done. I don't know as far as exact terminology of it being torn. I've heard that myself, but I just know something was wrong."


Linebacker

LB | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts LB Pat Angerer (foot) and LB Dwight Freeney (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and are listed as probable for Week 10.

LB | Pat Angerer | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts LB Pat Angerer (foot) and LB Dwight Freeney (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and are listed as probable for Week 10.

LB | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts C Samson Satele (back), OT Winston Justice (knee) and LB Robert Mathis (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and are listed as questionable for Week 10.

LB | Aaron Curry | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders LB Aaron Curry (knee) will be used on special teams and as the backup to all three linebacker spots while he works his way back to playing shape.

LB | Dan Connor | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB Dan Connor (neck) was taking part in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

LB | Bart Scott | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe) and DT Kenrick Ellis (knee) are not expected to practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

LB | O'Brien Schofield | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB O'Brien Schofield (ankle) has been placed on Injured Reserve.

LB | Keith Rivers | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (knee), C David Baas (ankle), LB Chase Blackburn (hamstring), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), RB Andre Brown (shoulder), DT Chris Canty (groin), TE Bear Pascoe (ankle), SS Kenny Phillips (knee), LB Keith Rivers (calf), OG Chris Snee (ankle) and LB Jacquian Williams (knee) are listed on the team's Week 10 injury report.

LB | Nick Perry | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Nick Perry (wrist) reportedly had surgery on his injured left wrist Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is expected to land on Injured Reserve.

LB | Gary Guyton | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys worked out free-agent LB Gary Guyton (Patriots) Tuesday, Nov. 6, and will add him to the roster with injury concerns to LB Dan Connor (stinger) and LB Orie Lemon (hamstring).


Cornerback

CB | Vontae Davis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (shoulder), CB Vontae Davis (knee) and CB Jerraud Powers (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and have been ruled out.

CB | Jerraud Powers | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (shoulder), CB Vontae Davis (knee) and CB Jerraud Powers (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7, and have been ruled out.

CB | Chris Greenwood | Detroit Lions | Injury, Transaction
The Detroit Lions have decided to keep CB Chris Greenwood (abdomen) on the Physically Unable to Perform list which will end his 2012 season.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Transaction
The Buffalo Bills placed CB Terrence McGee (knee) and OT Erik Pears (hip) on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 6.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (hip), DB Dwight Lowery (ankle), C Brad Meester (foot) and CB Rashean Mathis (groin) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.

CB | Derek Cox | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Montell Owens (shoulder) and CB Derek Cox (back) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.

CB | Kyle Arrington | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots CB Kyle Arrington (head) returned to practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Strong Safety

SS | Kenny Phillips | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants SS Kenny Phillips (knee) will not practice Wednesday, Nov. 7. Head coach Tom Coughlin said the team wants to rest him through the bye week and then bring him back.

SS | Dwight Lowery | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (hip), DB Dwight Lowery (ankle), C Brad Meester (foot) and CB Rashean Mathis (groin) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 6.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (calf) and OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 10.


Free Safety

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Sione Pouha (back) and FS Eric Smith (knee) will likely be limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather (knee) is expected to make his debut Nov. 18 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

FS | Markelle Martin | Tennessee Titans | Injury
The Tennessee Titans have decided to leave FS Markelle Martin (knee) on the Phyiscally-Unable-to-Perform (PUP) list Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Facebook Twitter Google +

About KFFL Staff

KFFL, part of USA TODAY Sports, has been turning fantasy sports players into winners since 1996!

We are your one stop for all of your fantasy football, baseball, NASCAR, hockey and basketball needs all year long.

Don't miss these great reports....


What do you think? Sound off!



Recent KFFL releases