Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 3, 2013 @ 06:31:29 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said he plans to restructure the contract of QB Matthew Stafford during the offseason.

QB | Robert Griffin III | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Jan. 2.

QB | Andrew Luck | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

QB | Christian Ponder | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 2, because of a bruised elbow he suffered in Week 17. Head coach Leslie Frazier does not appear too concerned about the injury.

QB | Cam Newton | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
X-rays on Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's (ribs, ankle) ribs revealed no fractures, while test results on his injured ankle showed a minor high sprain, according to the team's trainer, Ryan Vermillion.


Running Back

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans FB Tyler Clutts (abdominal), RB Justin Forsett (knee), SS Shiloh Keo (ankle), WR DeVier Posey (foot), RB Ben Tate (foot) and QB T.J. Yates (elbow) were each able to take part in a full practice session Wednesday, Jan. 2.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he'd like to contribute on special teams. "He always asks," special teams coach Mike Priefer said. "He's a football player. Gunner, field goal block, returner. The guy is awesome. I always say yes, and then I ask the head coach and he says no. I know what the answer is going to be. I don't even have to ask." However, head coach Leslie Frazier is unlikely to grant Peterson's request.

RB | Alex Green | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Alex Green (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

RB | DuJuan Harris | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers running backs coach Alex Van Pelt said RB DuJuan Harris practiced without sleeves Wednesday, Jan. 2, to try and get comfortable playing in cold weather. Van Pelt said ball security could be a factor in the cold weather but Harris has big hands for his size which should help in that area. RB Ryan Grant could receive more carries in the Wild Card playoff game because he has played in cold weather playoff games before. Van Pelt said RB Alex Green will be available to the coaches whenever they need him to play.

RB | BenJarvus Green-Ellis | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw is making it seem as though he won't be back with the team next season. "I don't know anything," Bradshaw said. "We don't know who might not come back, so it's good to see these faces." He is under contract for the 2013 season, but he could be expendable at $4 million.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Test results on the back of Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back, finger) revealed no structural damage. He suffered a back injury in Week 17 against the Washington Redskins, and was diagnosed with back spasms. He was using crutches to walk Tuesday, Jan. 1. Nothing has been determined as to when he'll undergo surgery for the fractured left index finger he suffered in December.

WR | Titus Young | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Titus Young (knee) has yet to have knee surgery, according to general manager Martin Mayhew. The team is waiting on a doctor's decision.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) practiced in full Wednesday, Jan. 2.

WR | Torrey Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), DE Arthur Jones (thigh), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder, thigh), T Kelechi Osemele (knee), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdomen) and LB Terrell Suggs (biceps) all fully practiced Wednesday, Jan. 2.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

WR | Randall Cobb | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (ankle, knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.


Tight End

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (chest, knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (undisclosed) and CB Davon House (shoulder, hip) were both limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.


Defensive Line

DL | Ndamukong Suh | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said Wednesday, Jan. 2, that DT Ndamukong Suh was the only defensive player who improved. Mayhew said everyone else played below his expectations.

DL | Antonio D. Smith | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans CB Alan Ball (foot), DT Shaun Cody (back), OT Derek Newton (knee), LB Brooks Reed (groin), OG Wade Smith (knee) and OG Antonio D. Smith (ankle) were listed as limited participants for practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

DL | Jared Allen | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

DL | Rob Ninkovich | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich (hip) and LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder, hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Sharrif Floyd | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Florida DT Sharrif Floyd has declared for the 2013 NFL Draft.


Linebacker

LB | Ray Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis (triceps) said he told teammates Wednesday, Jan. 2, he is looking to end his career on a high note this postseason. "That's one thing I shared with them," Lewis said. "I said, 'I'm going to give you everything that I got because this is our last one. And wherever it ends, I didn't come back for it to end in the first round.'"

LB | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (elbow, shoulder) said Wednesday, Jan. 2, that his elbow injury gave him more problems than his shoulder. Nothing has been determined as to when he'll undergo surgery.

LB | London Fletcher | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins (illness), LB London Fletcher (ankle), CB Domonique Johnson (knee) and OG Kory Lichtensteiger (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

LB | Jerrell Freeman | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts C Samson Satele (ankle), LB Jerrell Freeman (thumb) and CB Teddy Williams (knee) all fully practiced Wednesday, Jan. 2.


Cornerback

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings OL Tyrone McKenzie (shoulder) and CB Antoine Winfield (hand) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

CB | Terence Newman | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals CB Jason Allen (hamstring), FS Chris Crocker (thigh), SS Taylor Mays (hamstring) and CB Terence Newman (groin) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers S Charles Woodson (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.


Safety

S | Matt Elam | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Florida S Matt Elam has declared for the 2013 NFL Draft.


Strong Safety

SS | William Moore | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
The Atlanta Falcons are hoping SS William Moore (hamstring) will be available for their Divisional Round playoff game. He has not been able to practice since suffering his hamstring injury.


Free Safety

FS | Harrison Smith | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison (shoulder) and FS Harrison Smith (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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