Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 28, 2013 @ 10:36:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | JaMarcus Russell | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent QB JaMarcus Russell (Raiders) is down from 315 pounds to 265 pounds.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning said he feels more comfortable than he did last year. "Not that I feel as comfortable as I did in my eighth year in Indianapolis, but it's a heck of a lot more comfortable than I was last year," Manning said.

QB | Nate Montana | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers worked out undrafted free-agent QB Nate Montana (Montana) Friday, May 24. He's the son of Hall of Famer Joe Montana.

QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh praised QB Joe Flacco as being a great leader, and that LB Ray Lewis retiring is not going to change who Flacco is. "Joe has been a great leader," Harbaugh said. "Joe has done a great job throughout his career in his own way. One thing about Joe: Nothing is going to change Joe. Joe is going to be who he is. "I don't think a change in the roster is going to change Joe, who he is. A change in the contract isn't going to change Joe. Joe is Joe, and that's what you love about him."

QB | Robert Griffin III | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (knee) said he has talked with Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson about his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. "I'm not all-knowing about the injury so I listen to guys. You know, Adrian said what everyone else said. I'm not Adrian. Adrian's not me. Everybody's body heals a little bit differently. [QB Rex Grossman] also tore an ACL in his career. He's talked to me about the uncertainties that he had with the injury," Griffin said.


Running Back

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (hamstring) is not participating in organized team activities Tuesday, May 28, because of a hamstring injury. Head coach Jason Garrett said he hopes Murray will participate at some point this week.

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) returned to team activities Tuesday, May 28.

RB | Eddie Lacy | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
At least three teams were told by their medical teams that Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy (toe) could have problems with his surgically-repaired toe within the next two to three years.

RB | Roy Helu | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (foot) said he expects to be ready for the start of training camp.

RB | Montee Ball | Denver Broncos | Draft
The Denver Broncos' front office viewed RB Montee Ball as having less risk than Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy in April's NFL Draft. Denver passed on Lacy in both the first and second rounds when they chose Ball with the 58th overall pick. Lacy's injury history played a factor in their decision.


Wide Receiver

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) has been moving around better in organized team activities than in the past.

WR | Chris Givens | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Chris Givens connected with QB Sam Bradford on at least a few deep balls in practice Friday, May 24. Givens has added muscle and appears ready to handle a full season's workload.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is not in a hurry to ramp up contract talks, and would not mind waiting until after the 2013 season.

WR | Ace Sanders | Jacksonville Jaguars | Depth Chart Tidbit
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Ace Sanders could compete with WR Jordan Shipley for the No. 3 wide receiver job during offseason workouts and training camp.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jermey Parnell | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OT Jermey Parnell (hamstring) is not participating in organized team activities Tuesday, May 28, because of a hamstring injury.

OT | Jason Peters | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland said OT Jason Peters (Achilles') and OG Todd Herremans (foot) are looking good during offseason workouts. Both are recovering from surgeries. "Honestly, you wouldn't know Jason Peters had an injury," Stoutland said. "You wouldn't know that. Herremans, you wouldn't know that. These guys have done an unbelievable job rehabbing and taking care of themselves. They're out there running around and it's like nothing ever happened."


Guard

OG | Todd Herremans | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland said OT Jason Peters (Achilles') and OG Todd Herremans (foot) are looking good during offseason workouts. Both are recovering from surgeries. "Honestly, you wouldn't know Jason Peters had an injury," Stoutland said. "You wouldn't know that. Herremans, you wouldn't know that. These guys have done an unbelievable job rehabbing and taking care of themselves. They're out there running around and it's like nothing ever happened."


Defensive Line

DL | Michael Brooks | Free Agent | Transaction
The Detroit Lions released DL Michael Brooks.

DL | Richard Seymour | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating previous reports, the Atlanta Falcons could be waiting until June 1 to sign free-agent DL Richard Seymour (Raiders). They have just $1.8 million in cap space, but that will rise to $6.3 once OL Tyson Clabo's salary comes off the books June 1.


Safety

S | David Fulton | Green Bay Packers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Green Bay Packers have signed undrafted free-agent S David Fulton (Chowan University). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Free Safety

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Depth Chart Tidbit
Washington Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather said the secondary will be competitive in 2013. "I could tell you this: It's going to be competitive," Meriweather said. "It's going to be a lot of great players on the field at once, and the best man going to win and we're going to have a great year."

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