Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on December 27, 2012 @ 06:45:21 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
After throwing for at least 300 yards in six of his first 10 games with New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm) on the field, QB Tom Brady has thrown for fewer than 300 yards in three of his last four contests. Brady has also completed fewer than 60 percent of his passes in consecutive weeks with Gronkowski out.

QB | Nick Foles | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles (hand) hopes he will have an opportunity to be the team's starting quarterback in 2013; however, Foles also understands his 1-5 as Eagles starter wasn't good enough. "Starting quarterback, you have to put (up) more points at whatever cost to win the game," Foles said. "If you look at it like that, which I do, I didn't do my job, and that's something I need to keep working on." Foles finished the season with 1,699 passing yards while completing 60.8 percent of his passes for six touchdowns and five interceptions. He rushed for one touchdown and lost three fumbles.

QB | Greg McElroy | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets QB Greg McElroy (abdomen) took every rep in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26. McElroy downplayed his abdominal injury, calling it a mild strain.

QB | Brian Hoyer | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals QB Brian Hoyer, who will start in Week 17, is not worried about his status for 2013. He is expected to be a restricted free agent in March, as he has been active for just four games this season and not accrued enough time to become an unrestricted free agent. "I'm not really worried about that right now," Hoyer said Wednesday, Dec. 26. "I'm worried about what play will be called on third-and 2-to-5. We're not going to the playoffs and this is the last game and there will be plenty of time to worry about that after Sunday."

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker (shoulder) was able to practice fully Wednesday, Dec. 26, despite his left shoulder ailment.

QB | Brandon Weeden | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden (shoulder) has not been ruled out for Week 17 while dealing with a sprained right shoulder, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.

QB | Terrelle Pryor | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said QB Terrelle Pryor is "a work in progress" and that he's making strides for more playing time. However, Allen also said Pryor isn't ready to be a backup quarter back. "I don't know that he's got full command of everything that we're doing. But I wouldn't expect a lot different out of any other young quarterback. He's got to continue to work, and he's done a nice job."

QB | Robert Griffin III | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

QB | Tim Tebow | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Tim Tebow (ribs) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

QB | Andrew Luck | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and CB Champ Bailey were both voted to their 12th career Pro Bowl appearance.

QB | Mike Glennon | NFL Draft Prospect | Fantasy
The Buffalo Bills could decide to take North Carolina State QB Mike Glennon in the first round of next year's NFL Draft. Glennon has been personally scouted by general manager Buddy Nix, and the Bills are expected to add a quarterback through the draft or free agency, even if they hang on to QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford needs 305 passing yards in Week 17 to reach 5,000 for the second consecutive season. Stafford has eight 300-yard games this season.

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said QB Colt McCoy (shoulder) has not been ruled out for Week 17 even though he will miss practice Wednesday, Dec. 26, because of a shoulder injury.

QB | Thaddeus Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns QB Thaddeus Lewis will work with the first team Wednesday, Dec. 26, as QB Brandon Weeden (shoulder) and QB Colt McCoy (shoulder) are sitting. McCoy suffered a sore right shoulder in Week 16.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick has a $3 million injury clause in his contract. If he were to suffer an injury in Week 17 that would force him to miss the 2013 season, he'd be guaranteed that money.


Running Back

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (ankle) said he is hopeful of playing in Week 17 with his ankle injury not as serious as originally feared.

RB | Ronnie Brown | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner indicated Wednesday, Dec. 26, that while RB Ronnie Brown (hamstring) wants to play in Week 17, he was still limping around Wednesday.

RB | Ryan Grant | Green Bay Packers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday, Dec. 26, that he plans to use RBs Ryan Grant, Alex Green and DuJuan Harris in the Week 17 game against the Minnesota Vikings. He plans to use the hot player, and not play favorites.

RB | Beanie Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells said this week that he is "auditioning for a job somewhere else" in Week 17 against the San Francisco 49ers. He said he hasn't had any formal discussions with the team about his future, but he feels his departure is "inevitable."

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson (ankle) did not take part in the team's practice session Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Jamie Harper | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans RB Jamie Harper (ankle), C Kevin Matthews (ankle), LB Colin McCarthy (concussion), CB Ryan Mouton (hamstring), TE Craig Stevens (concussion), WR Damian Williams (foot) and LB Will Witherspoon (chest) were unable to practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (knee) was listed as a full participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | LaRod Stephens-Howling | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB LaRod Stephens-Howling has not received a contract offer from the team. He'll be an unrestricted free agent in March. Arizona wants to bring him back, but it looks as though he'll be able to at least test the market. The team still has RBs William Powell and Alfonso Smith.

RB | Ryan Williams | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (shoulder) said he's feeling the best he has in two years after rehabbing his shoulder; he will have a follow-up surgery this week. Williams plans to be a full participant for offseason workouts.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (knee) carried the rock nine times for 39 yards in Week 16 two weeks after spraining his knee. RB David Wilson played in just four offensive snaps.

RB | Chris Ivory | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Alfred Morris | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris is 104 yards shy of setting the single-season franchise rushing record after running for 91 yards on 22 carries in Week 16. Morris has run for 178 yards and three touchdowns on 49 carries in the absence of QB Robert Griffin III (knee) recently.

RB | Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans LB Connor Barwin (back, elbow), FB Tyler Clutts (abdominal), DE Jared Crick (neck), RB Justin Forsett (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin, quadriceps), S Eddie Pleasant (hamstring), S Glover Quin (hip), LB Darryl Sharpton (toe), RB Ben Tate (hamstring) and QB T.J. Yates (elbow) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Bilal Powell | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), K Nick Folk (back), S LaRon Landry (hamstring, heel), P Robert Malone (illness), C Nick Mangold (shoulder), LB Garrett McIntyre (elbow), RB Joe McKnight (ankle), G Brandon Moore (foot, hip), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), DT Sione Pouha (back), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), LB Ricky Sapp (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe) and G Matt Slauson (knee) all fully practiced Wednesday, Dec. 27.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle) said he hopes to be able to play Week 17 but head coach Ron Rivera said Stewart is still hobbled.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said he wanted to give RB Bryce Brown more work in Week 16, but RB LeSean McCoy kept telling Reid that he was fine. McCoy played 64 of 76 offensive snaps, while Brown played in just 10 snaps.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (abdomen) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) did some running during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26; however, he did not do any individual drills. He is listed as questionable for Week 17.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden has eight carries for minus-nine yards on third down and two or less this season. He has lost yardage five times and gained just two first downs.


Wide Receiver

WR | Justin Blackmon | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon has recorded 32 receptions and three touchdowns over his last six games.

WR | Jeremy Kerley | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets WR Jeremy Kerley might be used again in the Week 17 game against the Buffalo Bills. "It's certainly a possibility and if it's something that they have to prepare for and I wasn't going to do it, I wouldn't say it either," head coach Rex Ryan said Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Randall Cobb | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (ankle, knee) will be limited again in practice Thursday, Dec. 27, before he is re-evaluated Friday, Dec. 28, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. The team will see how Cobb feels Saturday, Dec. 29, before deciding on his status for Week 17.

WR | Kendall Wright | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Kendall Wright (rib) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt (knee) took part in a full practice session Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Randy Moss | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Randy Moss and TE Delanie Walker have been seeing more playing time in the two games without WRs Mario Manningham (knee) and Kyle Williams (knee). Moss played 60.8 percent of the offensive snaps in the games Manningham and Williams weren't playing compared to 36.2 percent of the snaps in the other 13 games. Walker's time increased to 70.4 percent from 54.4 percent in the same games. WR A.J. Jenkins is expected to be active for games from now on, too. However, Jenkins has played in only eight snaps this year and hasn't had a ball thrown to him. WR Ted Ginn Jr. has played on 57 offensive snaps this year and has just two catches for one yard.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne said he wants to play in the team's Week 17 game against the Houston Texans, even though the team has nothing to play for regarding their playoff seeding. "We're too young to rest," the veteran receiver said. "We probably need to put everybody out there and have them continue to play. I don't think we can afford (to rest)."

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said WR Hakeem Nicks' lack of practice time this year has hurt the duo's productivity on game day. "He's out there trying to do his best, so we just have to keep working, try to get on the same page. He missed most of training camp, all of the offseason, so you don't get that rep time. We don't get practice reps. He gets a few reps, he's not quite at full speed. The timing is off on a few things, and it can make it hard to be as effective as you need to be and be on the perfect timing that is required to be really successful." Nicks had only three targets in Week 16 and didn't have a catch for the first time in his four-year career.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Brian Hartline | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Davone Bess | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins WR Davone Bess (back), LB Koa Misi (ankle), CB Sean Smith (knee) and DT Randy Starks (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Juron Criner | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders DE Jack Crawford (toe) and WR Juron Criner (hip) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Joshua Morgan | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins WR Joshua Morgan (hand), C Will Montgomery (knee), OT Trent Williams (thigh), DE Stephen Bowen (biceps), LB Lorenzo Alexander (shoulder), LB Ryan Kerrigan (ankle) and CB Josh Wilson (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (finger) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Braylon Edwards | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets WR Braylon Edwards (hamstring, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Donnie Avery | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Donnie Avery (shoulder) and LB Jerrell Freeman (thumb) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee, ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Brandon LaFell | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Brandon LaFell (toe) and WR Joe Adams (ankle) both fully practiced Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Nate Burleson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (leg) said he is a few weeks ahead of schedule in his rehab from a leg injury. Burleson said he plans to be ready for organized team activities.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin is believed to be a trade chip this offseason since WR DeSean Jackson's contract extension means he'll be back. However, in four games with Jackson out, Maclin has caught 24 passes for 331 yards and two touchdowns. Maclin is one of only eight receivers in history with at least 55 grabs and 750 yards in each of his first four seasons, too.


Tight End

TE | Rob Gronkowski | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm) hasn't been cleared by the team's medical staff to play yet.

TE | Dallas Clark | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Dallas Clark (illness) was unable to practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Anthony McCoy | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks DE Red Bryant (foot), OT Breno Giacomini (elbow), LB LeRoy Hill (hamstring), TE Anthony McCoy (back) and CB Walter Thurmond (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26. He continues to go through the NFL-mandated protocol in order to gain clearance to return. He was able to take part in individual stretching.

TE | Martellus Bennett | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants have not started contract extension talks with TE Martellus Bennett.

TE | Dennis Pitta | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), TE Dennis Pitta (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdomen) and LB Terrell Suggs (biceps) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Brandon Myers | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Brandon Myers (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Aaron Hernandez | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Tony Moeaki | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs T Branden Albert (back), WR Terrance Copper (knee), LB Tamba Hali (illness), DE Tyson Jackson (foot), G Ryan Lilja (back), TE Tony Moeaki (head) and Donald Stephenson (illness) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Jimmy Graham | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham (finger) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee), DT Sammie Hill (toe) and TE Brandon Pettigrew (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (hamstring, neck) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Dustin Keller | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets TE Dustin Keller (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Greg Olsen | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

TE | Heath Miller | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers TE Heath Miller (knee) is scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday, Dec. 27, to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament. Miller said his posterior cruciate ligament was also damaged.

TE | Rob Housler | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Transaction
The Arizona Cardinals have placed TE Rob Housler on Injured Reserve. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad WR Kerry Taylor to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Place Kicker

PK | Mason Crosby | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers PK Mason Crosby (illness), OG Josh Sitton (concussion) and RB James Starks (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

PK | Mike Nugent | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals K Mike Nugent (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.


Defensive Line

DL | Arthur Jones | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Tandon Doss (ankle), DE Arthur Jones (thigh), FB Vonta Leach (ankle) and LB Albert McClellan (shoulder, thigh) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens DT Haloti Ngata (knee) and OG Marshal Yanda (shoulder, knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Muhammad Wilkerson | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets CB Aaron Berry (hamstring), CB Ellis Lankster (concussion), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Bryan Thomas (chest) and DE Muhammad Wilkerson (concussion, knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Tyson Alualu | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu (calf) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Mario Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (wrist) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Greg Hardy | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers LB James Anderson (back), LB Thomas Davis (non-injury), DT Dwan Edwards (non-injury), T Jordan Gross (non-injury), G Geoff Hangartner (foot), DE Greg Hardy (non-injury) and DE Charles Johnson (non-injury) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Fletcher Cox | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox (concussion) and LB Mychal Kendricks (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Jared Allen | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (shoulder) said he told linebackers coach Ronnie Barnes that regardless of what he has to do, barring a setback; he is playing in Week 17.


Linebacker

LB | NaVorro Bowman | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist, shoulder), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), FS Trenton Robinson (finger) and FS Donte Whitner (knee) were each listed as full participants in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Aldon Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (shoulder, knee), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), FB Bruce Miller (shoulder), CB Carlos Rogers (knee, toe), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder) and DT Will Tukuafu (neck) were each limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | James Laurinaitis | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh), LB James Laurinaitis (back) and C Scott Wells (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Donald Butler | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Ronnie Brown (hamstring), LB Donald Butler (groin) and LB Takeo Spikes (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Ray Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), TE Dennis Pitta (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdomen) and LB Terrell Suggs (biceps) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins WR Armon Binns (groin) and LB Karlos Dansby (biceps) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Jerod Mayo | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Nate Solder (abdomen), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DT Kyle Love (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring, shoulder), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder, hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | London Fletcher | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins WR Dezmon Briscoe (non-injury) and LB London Fletcher (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DL Robert Callaway (non-injury), DT Jay Ratliff (groin), LB Victor Butler (groin), LB Brady Poppinga (non-injury) and LB DeMarcus Ware (elbow, shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

LB | Paul Posluszny | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (groin), LB Paul Posluszny (groin), CB Aaron Ross (calf) and LB Daryl Smith (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

LB | Nick Barnett | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills DE Mark Anderson (knee), LB Nick Barnett (knee), RB Dorin Dickerson (ankle), WR Marcus Easley (hamstring), CB Justin Rogers (foot), LB Chris White (hamstring) and C Eric Wood (knee) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (collarbone) said he has not suffered a setback in his recovery from a broken collarbone, despite being listed as out for Week 17. "There's nothing going on, just holding out," Woodson said. "Everything's looking good but I just think the longer you can hold it off, then I guess the better it is. So we're just waiting." Woodson said he will still be ready for the playoffs.

CB | E.J. Biggers | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB E.J. Biggers (hip), TE Nate Byham (illness) and OG Jeremy Zuttah (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

CB | Tim Jennings | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears CB Tim Jennings (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears RB Armando Allen (knee), S Chris Conte (hamstring), LB Blake Costanzo (calf) and CB Charles Tillman (ribs, elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings CB Antoine Winfield (hand, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

CB | Ike Taylor | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday, Dec. 26, they have placed TE Heath Miller (knee), CB Ike Taylor (ankle) and RB Baron Batch (arm) on Injured Reserve.


Strong Safety

SS | Reshad Jones | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll (knee) and SS Reshad Jones (hip) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

SS | Tyvon Branch | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders CB Phillip Adams (groin), SS Tyvon Branch (neck, ankle), OG Mike Brisiel (concussion, ankle) and DT Richard Seymour (knee, hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

SS | Eric Berry | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs OL Jon Asamoah (thumb), DB Eric Berry (hand), DB Abram Elam (quadriceps), G Russ Hochstein (back) and OL Rich Ranglin (knee) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Curtis Brown (ankle), CB Keenan Lewis (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

SS | William Moore | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DE Cliff Matthews (hamstring), S William Moore (hamstring) and CB Christopher Owens (hamstring) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.


Free Safety

FS | Tom Zbikowski | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts LB Kavell Conner (hamstring), S Tom Zbikowski (knee) and OT Winston Justice (shoulder) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

FS | Jairus Byrd | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills S Jairus Byrd (ankle), G Andy Levitre (knee), WR Ruvell Martin (not injury related), S Da'Norris Searcy (groin) and DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

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