Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 14, 2013 @ 11:29:02 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Cassel | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will likely inquire about free-agent QB Matt Cassel (Chiefs). The team still has doubts about QB Josh Freeman and want a Plan B in place.

QB | Josh Freeman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will likely inquire about free-agent QB Matt Cassel (Chiefs). The team still has doubts about QB Josh Freeman and want a Plan B in place.

QB | Chase Daniel | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs QB Chase Daniel can void his deal any year he throws for more than 2,000 yards and 12 touchdowns. He is guaranteed $4.8 million.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
The Arizona Cardinals signed QB Drew Stanton Wednesday, March 13, which casts even more doubt on the future of QB Kevin Kolb in Glendale. The team now has four quarterbacks under contract, and they owe Kolb a $2 million bonus if he is on the roster Saturday, March 16.

QB | Geno Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft, Fantasy
West Virginia QB Geno Smith said he will be "throwing only" at his Pro Day workout.


Running Back

RB | Beanie Wells | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers put free-agent RB Beanie Wells (Cardinals) through a physical during his visit Wednesday, March 13.

RB | Leon Washington | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent RB Leon Washington (Seahawks) is visiting the New England Patriots Thursday, March 14.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said RB Chris Johnson remains the featured back in the offense after the team signed RB Shonn Greene.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians praised RB Rashard Mendenhall Wednesday, March 13, just one day after the free-agent was signed. "As a running back he's the total package," Arians said. "He's a big, strong every-down back with speed who can pass block and also catch the ball. I've said before: he's a big man with little-people feet, meaning he can run like he's 180 (pounds) but also pound the ball like he's 230."

RB | Steven Jackson | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Green Bay Packers have been talking about a three-year deal with free-agent RB Steven Jackson (Rams). The two sides are working on the details.

RB | Chris Ogbonnaya | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have re-signed free-agent RB Chris Ogbonnaya to a two-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

RB | Mike Goodson | Oakland Raiders | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Cincinnati Bengals hosted free-agent RB Mike Goodson (Raiders) for a visit Wednesday, March 13.

RB | Reggie Bush | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, the Detroit Lions agreed to terms with RB Reggie Bush on a four-year deal worth $16 million. The deal includes a $4.5 million signing bonus.

RB | Lex Hilliard | New York Jets | Transaction, Fantasy
The New York Jets re-signed RB Lex Hilliard to a one-year deal Wednesday, Mar. 13. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Gibson | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Brandon Gibson (Rams) left his visit with the New York Jets Thursday, March 14, without a deal.

WR | Anquan Boldin | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin said the Baltimore Ravens can't afford to let free-agent FS Ed Reed (Ravens) sign with another team. "A guy like Ed Reed, I don't think you can let him go," Boldin said. "He's a Raven legend. The things that he's done for that organization, you can't lose a guy like that."

WR | Donald Jones | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Donald Jones (Bills) is visiting the New England Patriots Thursday, March 14.

WR | Greg Jennings | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers) will meet with the Minnesota Vikings Thursday, March 14, according to a source.

WR | Danny Amendola | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola has missed 23 games since entering the league in 2009.

WR | Wes Welker | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
The Tennessee Titans pursued WR Wes Welker before he signed with the Denver Broncos.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
The Arizona Cardinals and free-agent WR Joshua Cribbs (Browns) have apparently agreed in principle on a deal Wednesday, March 13. However, some minor details need to be worked out, and a deal is likely to be finalized Thursday, March 14.

WR | Percy Harvin | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin said he has not suffered from any migraines in the last two years.

WR | Jerome Simpson | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings re-signed WR Jerome Simpson to an undisclosed deal.

WR | Richard Goodman | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent WR Richard Goodman to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Tight End

TE | Fred Davis | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent TE Fred Davis (Redskins) has narrowed his list to sign with either the Washington Redskins or Cleveland Browns.

TE | Dustin Keller | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Dustin Keller (Jets) arrived at the team facility of the Miami Dolphins Wednesday, March 13, and he completed a physical. He will stay overnight and continue visiting Thursday, March 14.

TE | Gary Barnidge | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns signed free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Panthers) to a three-year deal for $3.75 million, and that includes a $650,000 signing bonus, according to a league source.

TE | Martellus Bennett | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the four-year, $20.4 million deal signed by Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett includes a $4.5 million signing bonus, according to a league source.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jake Long | Free Agent | Free Agents
St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said the team is still meeting with free-agent OT Jake Long (Dolphins) and is hopeful the two sides will be able to reach an agreement.

OT | Jeremy Trueblood | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins signed free-agent OT Jeremy Trueblood (Buccaneers) to an undisclosed deal.

OT | Eric Winston | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Eric Winston (Chiefs) is meeting with the Miami Dolphins.

OT | Sam Baker | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction
Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker signed a six-year contract worth $41.1 miullion, including a $10 million signing bonus, and $4 million option bonus, according to a league source.

OT | J'Marcus Webb | Chicago Bears | Depth Chart Tidbit
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said OT J'Marcus Webb will be moving to right tackle after the team signed OT Jermon Bushrod.

OT | Bryant McKinnie | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, free-agent OT Bryant McKinnie (Ravens) may be traveling to Miami but it is not to meet with the Miami Dolphins.

OT | Tyler Polumbus | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Tyler Polumbus is scheduled to visit the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday, Mar. 14.


Guard

OG | Willie Colon | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OG Willie Colon (Steelers) would have accepted a pay cut from the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the Steelers never offered the option to him.

OG | Chance Warmack | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with University of Alabama OG Chance Warmack at some point before the 2013 NFL Draft.

OG | Chad Rinehart | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with free-agent OG Chad Rinehart (Bills) on a one-year deal worth as much as $1.75 million.


Offensive Line

OL | Bryan Mattison | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs have re-signed free-agent OL Bryan Mattison. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Richard Seymour | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos could show interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts), DT Richard Seymour (Raiders) and LB Connor Barwin (Texans) this offseason.

DL | Sammie Hill | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans DT Sammie Hill received a $2 million signing bonus, in addition to his $11.4 million contract, according to a league source.

DL | Jason Hunter | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent DE Jason Hunter (Broncos) and DT Pat Sims (Bengals). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Pat Sims | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent DE Jason Hunter (Broncos) and DT Pat Sims (Bengals). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Terrance Knighton | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have signed free-agent DT Terrance Knighton (Jaguars) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Glenn Dorsey | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Fantasy
The San Francisco 49ers reached an undisclosed agreement with free-agent DT Glenn Dorsey (Chiefs).

DL | Chris Canty | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens want DL Chris Canty to be a leader for the team. "They definitely want me to be a leader on this football team on the field and in the locker room," Canty said.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Corey Williams | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DT Corey Williams (Lions) met with the Oakland Raiders.


Defensive End

DE | Dwight Freeney | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos could show interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts), DT Richard Seymour (Raiders) and LB Connor Barwin (Texans) this offseason.

DE | Cliff Avril | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks DE Cliff Avril (Lions) will join the team Thursday, March 14, to take a physical, which is not expected to be a problem. His deal will then be finalized.


Linebacker

LB | Connor Barwin | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos could show interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts), DT Richard Seymour (Raiders) and LB Connor Barwin (Texans) this offseason.

LB | Justin Durant | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Giants have inquired about free-agent LB Justin Durant (Lions).

LB | Rey Maualuga | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Giants are interested in free-agent MLB Rey Maualuga (Bengals).

LB | Victor Butler | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Victor Butler (Cowboys) is set to visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, March 14.

LB | Antwan Barnes | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Antwan Barnes (Chargers) is scheduled to meet with the New York Jets Thursday, March 14.

LB | Stewart Bradley | Denver Broncos | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the deal for Denver Broncos LB Stewart Bradley is for one year and $1.1 million with a $200,000 signing bonus.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Brian Urlacher (Bears) has been in contact with the Minnesota Vikings, and a team source with the Vikings confirmed the talks. The team said they are "monitoring" the situation and still believed Urlacher would eventually return to the Chicago Bears.

LB | Jasper Brinkley | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Jasper Brinkley (Vikings) visited with the New York Giants Wednesday, March 13.

LB | Jonathan Casillas | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Fantasy
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent LB Jonathan Casillas (Saints) to a one-year, $3 million deal, according to his agent.

LB | Kaluka Maiava | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Fantasy
The Oakland Raiders signed LB Kaluka Maiava (Browns) to a 3 year, $6 million dollar contract Wednesday, Mar. 13.

LB | Lorenzo Alexander | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Lorenzo Alexander (Redskins). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Geno Hayes | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Fantasy
The Jacksonville Jaguars signed LB Geno Hayes (Bears) Wednesday, Mar. 13. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

LB | Nick Roach | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Nick Roach (Bears).


Cornerback

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha (Eagles) is visiting the San Francisco 49ers and he is expected to sign with the team.

CB | Terence Newman | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Terence Newman (Bengals) is visiting the Oakland Raiders Thursday, March 14.

CB | Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie | Denver Broncos | Depth Chart Tidbit
Updating previous reports, Denver Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie signed a one-year, $5 million deal.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Draft
New York Jets general manager John Idzik is willing to wait until the NFL Draft, perhaps longer, before pulling the trigger on a deal for CB Darrelle Revis, according to sources; however, a soft deadline is approaching. If Revis is on the Jets' roster Saturday, March 16, he will earn a $1 million roster bonus. "One million is a pittance in the big picture when you're talking about a player of Revis' stature and the compensation he could bring," a league source said. "Don't be foolish with something like that."

CB | Derek Cox | San Diego Chargers | Transaction
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers CB Derek Cox signed for four years and $20 million, with $10.25 million guaranteed, according to a league source.

CB | Antoine Cason | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) is meeting with the Arizona Cardinals Wednesday, March 13.

CB | Jerraud Powers | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Jerraud Powers (Colts) to a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Drayton Florence | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Lions) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Glover Quin | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating previous reports, the Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with free-agent FS Glover Quin (Texans) on a five-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Captain Munnerlyn | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Captain Munnerlyn (Panthers) has received interest from the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears and San Diego Chargers.

CB | Keenan Lewis | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Keenan Lewis (Steelers) said on his Twitter page that he is scheduled to meet with the New Orleans Saints.


Strong Safety

SS | Quintin Mikell | Free Agent | Free Agents
St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said the team is not ruling out re-signing free-agent SS Quintin Mikell at some point during the offseason.

SS | Yeremiah Bell | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Yeremiah Bell (Jets) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

SS | Dashon Goldson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Fantasy
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave S Dashon Goldson a five-year, $41.25 million contract with $22 million guaranteed.


Free Safety

FS | Ryan Mundy | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Giants are close to an agreement with free-agent FS Ryan Mundy (Steelers).

FS | Ed Reed | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent FS Ed Reed (Ravens) is reportedly looking for at least $6 million per year in his next contract. The Houston Texans could get within that striking range, as they are very serious about signing him.

FS | Louis Delmas | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the St. Louis Rams made an offer to free-agent S Louis Delmas (Lions), but he left town without a deal.

FS | LaRon Landry | Indianapolis Colts | Depth Chart Tidbit
Updating previous reports, Indianapolis Colts S LaRon Landry signed a four-year, $24 million deal with $14 million guaranteed.

FS | Kerry Rhodes | Free Agent | Transaction
The Arizona Cardinals have released FS Kerry Rhodes.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Transaction
Washington Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather has agreed to take a pay cut from $2.45 million to $1.2 million to create some salary cap room for the team. His 2013 salary cap figure has gone from $2.9 million to $1.65 million.

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