Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 11, 2013 @ 09:59:39 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tim Tebow | New York Jets | Transaction, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell said could not imagine a scenario where New York Jets QB Tim Tebow would become a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars. "He is a member of the NY Jets," Caldwell said. "I can't imagine a scenario where he'd be a Jacksonville Jaguar even if he's released."


Running Back

RB | Willis McGahee | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Willis McGahee (knee) is scheduled to return for a potential AFC Championship game next week if the Broncos get past the Baltimore Ravens.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

RB | James Starks | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB Alex Green (knee), RB James Starks (knee), LB Clay Matthews (knee) and LB Dezman Moses (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

RB | Alex Green | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB Alex Green (knee), RB James Starks (knee), LB Clay Matthews (knee) and LB Dezman Moses (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans RB Justin Forsett (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (illness), S Shiloh Keo (ankle), SS Glover Quin (Shoulder), LB Brooks Reed (groin), RB Ben Tate (foot) and QB T.J. Yates (elbow) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

RB | David Wilson | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants RB David Wilson set a franchise rookie record by recording 1,925 all-purpose yards this season. It is the most yards by a Giants player since retired RB Tiki Barber got 2,127 all-purpose yards.

RB | Chris Rainey | Free Agent | Transaction
The Pittsburgh Steelers have waived RB Chris Rainey.

RB | Reggie Bush | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Miami Dolphins have not reached out to the representative for impending free-agent RB Reggie Bush as of Tuesday, Jan. 8, to discuss a new contract. The team is interested in re-signing Bush but only at the right price.


Wide Receiver

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Randall Cobb | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (illness) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Jarrett Boykin | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (ankle) and DE Jerel Worthy (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the team has no issue with Percy Harvin. "No," Spielman said. "Percy comes to work every day. Everybody sees what Percy puts on the field. He plays the game as hard or harder than anyone else in the NFL, the effort that he puts up out there. So, we have no issues with Percy Harvin." Spielman said Harvin was not suspended for conduct detrimental to the team.

WR | Mike Davis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Texas WR Mike Davis will forgo his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Torrey Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones has been more productive on the road this season. At home, Jones had 31 catches for 447 yards and two touchdowns. On the road, however, he caught 48 passes for 751 yards and eight touchdowns. Jones' success on the road may very well be linked to QB Matt Ryan, who has also been more effective away from the Georgia Dome.


Tight End

TE | Aaron Hernandez | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

TE | Rob Gronkowski | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm, hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Place Kicker

PK | David Akers | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed PK David Akers will be the kicker in the team's playoff game Saturday, Jan. 12.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Ryan Clady | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), T Orlando Franklin (knee), WR Trindon Holliday (ankle), G Chris Kuper (ankle), S Jim Leonhard (thigh) and WR Matt Willis (knee) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OT | Jah Reid | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens G Jah Reid (toe) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Guard

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OG | Mike Iupati | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers TE Garrett Celek (foot), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (shoulder), LB Tavares Gooden (ribs), LB Patrick Willis (shoulder) and CB Carlos Rogers (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OG | Wade Smith | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DB Alan Ball (foot), G Antoine Caldwell (back), DT Shaun Cody (back), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle) and G Wade Smith (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OG | Antoine Caldwell | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DB Alan Ball (foot), G Antoine Caldwell (back), DT Shaun Cody (back), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle) and G Wade Smith (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OG | Chris Kuper | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), T Orlando Franklin (knee), WR Trindon Holliday (ankle), G Chris Kuper (ankle), S Jim Leonhard (thigh) and WR Matt Willis (knee) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OG | Marshal Yanda | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Offensive Line

OL | Derek Newton | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DB Alan Ball (foot), G Antoine Caldwell (back), DT Shaun Cody (back), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle) and G Wade Smith (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

OL | Lee Ziemba | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have signed RB Alvester Alexander, OT Lee Ziemba and LB Jake Killeen to futures contracts. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Chandler Jones | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

DL | Justin Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers FB Bruce Miller (shoulder), DE Justin Smith (elbow, triceps), DT Will Tukuafu (neck), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (shoulder) and SS Dashon Goldson (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

DL | Jerel Worthy | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (ankle) and DE Jerel Worthy (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

DL | Antonio D. Smith | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DB Alan Ball (foot), G Antoine Caldwell (back), DT Shaun Cody (back), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle) and G Wade Smith (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (ankle), S Charles Mitchell (calf) and S William Moore (hamstring) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

DL | Pernell McPhee | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Linebacker

LB | Jerod Mayo | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Brandon Spikes | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Dont'a Hightower | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Patrick Willis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers TE Garrett Celek (foot), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (shoulder), LB Tavares Gooden (ribs), LB Patrick Willis (shoulder) and CB Carlos Rogers (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | NaVorro Bowman | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers TE Garrett Celek (foot), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (shoulder), LB Tavares Gooden (ribs), LB Patrick Willis (shoulder) and CB Carlos Rogers (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Aldon Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers FB Bruce Miller (shoulder), DE Justin Smith (elbow, triceps), DT Will Tukuafu (neck), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (shoulder) and SS Dashon Goldson (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB Alex Green (knee), RB James Starks (knee), LB Clay Matthews (knee) and LB Dezman Moses (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Brooks Reed | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans RB Justin Forsett (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (illness), S Shiloh Keo (ankle), SS Glover Quin (Shoulder), LB Brooks Reed (groin), RB Ben Tate (foot) and QB T.J. Yates (elbow) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Ray Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

LB | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Cornerback

CB | Aqib Talib | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

CB | Carlos Rogers | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers TE Garrett Celek (foot), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (shoulder), LB Tavares Gooden (ribs), LB Patrick Willis (shoulder) and CB Carlos Rogers (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

CB | Johnathan Joseph | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans RB Justin Forsett (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (illness), S Shiloh Keo (ankle), SS Glover Quin (Shoulder), LB Brooks Reed (groin), RB Ben Tate (foot) and QB T.J. Yates (elbow) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

CB | Dunta Robinson | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons CB Dunta Robinson (head) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

CB | Jimmy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

CB | Sean Smith | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have not reached out to the representative for impending free-agent CB Sean Smith as of Tuesday, Jan. 8, to discuss a new contract. The team is interested in re-signing Smith but only at the right price.


Strong Safety

SS | Sean Richardson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers SS Sean Richardson (back) is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday, Jan. 15, to repair a disc in his back. Richardson was placed on Injured Reserve after suffering the injury in the team's Week 12 game. His agent said there is no timetable but the goal is for him to be ready for training camp.

SS | Patrick Chung | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back), OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), DE Rob Ninkovich (hip), DE Trevor Scott (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow), CB Marquice Cole (finger), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), FS Nate Ebner (hamstring) and SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

SS | Dashon Goldson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers FB Bruce Miller (shoulder), DE Justin Smith (elbow, triceps), DT Will Tukuafu (neck), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (shoulder) and SS Dashon Goldson (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

SS | William Moore | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (ankle), S Charles Mitchell (calf) and S William Moore (hamstring) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

SS | Bernard Pollard | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Free Safety

FS | Alan Ball | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DB Alan Ball (foot), G Antoine Caldwell (back), DT Shaun Cody (back), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle) and G Wade Smith (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), LB Adrian Hamilton (illness), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal), LB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', bicep) and G Marshal Yanda (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Offensive Coordinator

OC | Jay Gruden | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden has confirmed he will interview with the Philadelphia Eagles next week.

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