Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 23, 2013 @ 10:22:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Flynn | Oakland Raiders | Draft
There is a good chance the Oakland Raiders will take a quarterback with one of their seven selections in the NFL Draft, with only QBs Matt Flynn and Terrelle Pryor currently on the roster. However, they are not expected to use the No. 3 overall selection on a quarterback.

QB | Mike Glennon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Chicago Bears will work out North Carolina State QB Mike Glennon Tuesday, April 23.

QB | EJ Manuel | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers have spent a lot of time meeting with QB EJ Manuel over the last month. The team is intrigued with Manuel's arm strength and athleticism.

QB | Charlie Batch | Free Agent | Draft, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers could re-sign free-agent QB Charlie Batch if they do not take a quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft.

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker (shoulder) said he has been cleared for everything except taking a hit. Locker said he will participate in the offseason workouts in June.


Running Back

RB | Quentin Hines | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Akron RB Quentin Hines is on the NFL radar for the NFL Draft after posting a 4.38-second 40-yard dash, an 11.8-foot broad jump and a 42-inch vertical at his Pro Day March 6. He has had four private visits with a few undisclosed teams.

RB | Willis McGahee | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway said RB Willis McGahee is part of the team's plans at running back for 2013. "With where we are right now, McGahee is that big back for us right now," Elway said. Elway added RB Ronnie Hillman is expected to serve as the change-of-pace back.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have the salary cap space to sign free-agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw (Giants) this offseason.


Fullback

FB | Leonard Weaver | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent FB Leonard Weaver (Eagles) will sign a one-day contract with the Philadelphia Eagles and retire as a member of the team.


Wide Receiver

WR | Victor Cruz | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents
New York Giants owner John Mara said WR Victor Cruz's contract situation would get resolved. "It will get done at some point," Mara said. "Just be patient."

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker said WR Kenny Britt looks good at the start of offseason workouts. "He came back and looked great during workouts," Locker said. "It sounds like he really got on his rehab and got his knee feeling a lot better and I'm really excited about how he came back."

WR | Kerry Meier | Free Agent | Transaction
The Atlanta Falcons have waived WR Kerry Meier.


Tight End

TE | Zach Ertz | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers could target Florida State DL Cornellius Carradine, Southern Methodist DE Margus Hunt, Stanford TE Zach Ertz or Florida International FS Jonathan Cyprien with their first round pick.

TE | Dustin Keller | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
Miami Dolphins TE Dustin Keller said the biggest thing for him about joining the team was the opportunity to win. Keller said he noticed the team was bringing in high-character players. "Once I got in the building, it was an easy decision for me," Keller said.

TE | Tyler Eifert | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Notre Dame TE Tyler Eifert could be the most targeted player teams trade up for at the NFL Draft.

TE | Vance McDonald | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New Orleans Saints are working out Rice TE Vance McDonald Monday, April 22.


Place Kicker

PK | Robbie Gould | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (leg) underwent surgery this offseason to repair a ruptured semitendinosus tendon in his left leg. He is about three weeks away from getting medically cleared to resume kicking without restrictions.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Doug Free | Dallas Cowboys | Draft
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said OT Doug Free's future with the team will largely depend on which direction the Cowboys go in the NFL Draft. Free reportedly will have to take a pay cut to return in 2013. "I think it's notable that we haven't said where we are and he hasn't said where he is relative to his status as we go into this draft," Jones said. "That's by design and certainly we wanted to see how and what we do in the draft ... If you draft a tackle, how does that impact a player like Doug, whether or not you move him around? I'm sure he's looking at it there as well."

OT | Lane Johnson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Arizona Cardinals are high on Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson.

OT | Branden Albert | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins are willing to meet Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert's contract demands, and are waiting to hear back from Kansas City. Albert is looking for money similar to Houston Texans OL Duane Brown.

OT | Eugene Monroe | Jacksonville Jaguars | Draft, Depth Chart Tidbit
The Jacksonville Jaguars will keep OT Eugene Monroe at left tackle even if they select an offensive tackle in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

OT | Justin Pugh | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Chicago Bears recently conducted a private workout with Syracuse OT Justin Pugh.

OT | Mike X. Adams | Pittsburgh Steelers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said OTs Mike X. Adams and Marcus Gilbert both have the ability to play left tackle but will not say which one will be used as the position. Adams appears to be the early favorite for the job.

OT | Max Starks | Free Agent | Free Agents
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team is not ruling out the possibility of re-signing free-agent OT Max Starks and DT Casey Hampton.


Defensive Line

DL | Chris Long | St. Louis Rams | Transaction, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long restructured his contract Monday, April 22, saving the team $4.5 million of cap space.

DL | Lawrence Jackson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings are still talking with free-agent DE Lawrence Jackson (Lions) but have not made a contract offer to him at this point.

DL | Casey Hampton | Free Agent | Free Agents
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team is not ruling out the possibility of re-signing free-agent OT Max Starks and DT Casey Hampton.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Sharrif Floyd | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Florida DT Sharrif Floyd is considered by many as the top defensive tackle prospect in the NFL Draft; however, some critics have questioned his arm length. Floyd does not believe that to be the case. "In my eyes there is no road-block that is going to stop me," Floyd said. "A lot of people ask me 'do you feel as though your arms are short' and I say 'I don't play like my arms are short.' So my tape speaks for itself and the type of person I am speaks for itself."


Defensive End

DE | Margus Hunt | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers could target Florida State DL Cornellius Carradine, Southern Methodist DE Margus Hunt, Stanford TE Zach Ertz or Florida International FS Jonathan Cyprien with their first round pick.

DE | Cornellius Carradine | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers could target Florida State DL Cornellius Carradine, Southern Methodist DE Margus Hunt, Stanford TE Zach Ertz or Florida International FS Jonathan Cyprien with their first round pick.


Linebacker

LB | Daryl Smith | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are still interested in free-agent LB Daryl Smith (Jaguars).

LB | Karlos Dansby | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Karlos Dansby (Dolphins) Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23.

LB | Scott Fujita | Retired | Transaction, Free Agents
Free-agent LB Scott Fujita (Browns) has signed a one-day contract with the New Orleans Saints and will retire as a member of the organization.


Cornerback

CB | Darrelle Revis | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said CB Darrelle Revis (knee) will be ready to start in Week 1. "One hundred percent he'll be out there," Dominik said. "Everything's on the right track in fact. I'm confident he will walk out the first day of training camp with pads on and go do work, so we'll be smart with him."

CB | Tyrann Mathieu | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft, Fantasy
Former Louisiana State CB Tyrann Mathieu passed his drug test at the NFL Scouting Combine.

CB | Dee Milliner | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft, Fantasy
Unidentified sources leaked Alabama CB Dee Milliner's (shoulder) medical history in what some have considered a smear campaign against him. In addition to the surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder, he has had surgery to place a rod in his tibia near his ankle, a knee scope and hernia surgery. "Teams have known about these surgeries all along," a source said. "They haven't been a secret and this is not a big issue."

CB | DeAngelo Hall | Washington Redskins | Depth Chart Tidbit
The Washington Redskins have not considered moving CB DeAngelo Hall to safety full time next season. Hall saw a little bit of time at safety this season but did not appear to be comfortable.

CB | D.J. Hayden | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan was in attendance for University of CB Houston CB D.J. Hayden's workout Monday, April 22.


Safety

S | Kenny Vaccaro | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams could consider taking University of Texas S Kenny Vaccaro with their first first-round draft choice in the 2013 NFL Draft.


Strong Safety

SS | Quintin Mikell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are could re-sign free-agent S Quintin Mikell.

SS | Jonathan Cyprien | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers could target Florida State DL Cornellius Carradine, Southern Methodist DE Margus Hunt, Stanford TE Zach Ertz or Florida International FS Jonathan Cyprien with their first round pick.

SS | Kam Chancellor | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (ankles) said he underwent surgeries this offseason to remove bone spurs in each ankle. He is able to run and cut at this point.


Free Safety

FS | Cody Grimm | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
Tampa Bay Buccaneers FS Cody Grimm took a pay cut of $500,000 to keep his roster spot. He went from $1.2 million base salary to $700,000.

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