Jake Locker rebounds, J-Stew injury update, Stedman Bailey impressing, and more

by KFFL Staff on August 13, 2013 @ 09:45:19 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker rebounded Monday, Aug. 12, with an efficient practice, completing nine of his first 12 passes, after arguably his worst practice of the season the previous day.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills QB Kevin Kolb (knee) is still walking with a slight limp and had trouble moving around the pocket Monday, Aug. 12, due to a sore knee.

QB | Robert Griffin III | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan reiterated Monday, Aug. 12, that QB Robert Griffin III (knee) will not play during preseason games, stating there is "no possibility" the recovering quarterback will play until the regular season. "Our plan is to play him Week 1," Shanahan said. "I want to play him Week 1. I think we have a good game plan."

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez went 5-for-7 with two 50-yard touchdown passes during seven-on-seven drills at practice Monday, Aug. 12. He also went 2-for-3 with a touchdown in team drills. QB Geno Smith went 6-for-7 with one touchdown during team drills.


Running Back

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said RB Arian Foster (back) is fine, but still bothered by back tightness.

RB | Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (foot) is out of practice Tuesday, Aug. 13.

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson (shin) said he wants to play in the team's next preseason game, but is leaving it up to the coaching staff on what the plan is. "I expect to play. I expect to play each game. I'm gonna leave it in Coach's hands, whatever he thinks is best for the team," Richardson said.

RB | Danny Woodhead | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Danny Woodhead (undisclosed) is participating in practice Monday, Aug. 12. He has not practice since Friday, Aug. 2, because of an undisclosed injury.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle) is on schedule in his rehab from offseason ankle surgery and sounded optimistic about the possibility of Stewart being ready for Week 1.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
The Indianapolis Colts have activated RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) from the Physically Unable to Perform list.

RB | Bernard Pierce | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (knee) is participating in practice Monday, Aug. 12.

RB | Ryan Williams | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ryan Williams said RB Ryan Williams (knee) is still considered day-to-day because of issues with his knee.

RB | Le'Veon Bell | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) said he planned on participating in practice Monday, Aug. 12, after missing the team's first preseason game because of a sore knee.

RB | Eddie Lacy | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy (hamstring) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 12.

RB | DuJuan Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Transaction, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB DuJuan Harris (knee) has been activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list and participated in practice Monday, Aug. 12.


Fullback

FB | Mike Tolbert | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera expressed optimism that FB Mike Tolbert (hamstring) will be able to return to action in the "next week or so."


Wide Receiver

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (knee) won't return until at least Week 1, according to sources.

WR | T.J. Graham | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR T.J. Graham (groin) is out of practice Tuesday, Aug. 13.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt (knee) sat out for the second straight day Monday, Aug. 12. He has had swelling and soreness in his right knee, but he is expected to play in the preseason game this weekend.

WR | Stedman Bailey | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Stedman Bailey has had a long string of good practices. He has continued to get open and catch everything thrown his way in team drills against the backup corners.

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hamstring) is likely to play in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 15, against the Baltimore Ravens, according to head coach Mike Smith.

WR | Jeff Maehl | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Eagles addition of WR Jeff Maehl shouldn't come as much of a surprise. He played for head coach Chip Kelly at the University of Oregon, and posted 77 catches for 1,076 yards and 12 receiving touchdowns in 2010 as a senior.

WR | Domenik Hixon | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Domenik Hixon (hamstring), who has missed the majority of training camp, is expected to be sidelined for about another week, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

WR | A.J. Green | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (knee) could practice on a limited basis Wednesday, Aug. 14.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin is getting reps as a punt returner in practice Monday, Aug. 12.

WR | Plaxico Burress | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Plaxico Burress (shoulder) underwent season-ending rotator cuff surgery Monday, Aug. 12. The surgery could also be career ending as well.

WR | A.J. Jenkins | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins received fewer reps than usual during practice Sunday, Aug. 11, and was not thrown a pass until practice was almost over.

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes (foot) did some jogging Monday, Aug. 12, but didn't sound optimistic he'd be back soon. "Right now, I can't run," said the veteran receiver, giving a rather blunt update on his condition. Holmes has been working hard to return but doesn't have a timetable on when that might be. The team isn't ruling him out for Week 1, but it's a long shot at this point. Holmes started doing light cuts Sunday, Aug. 11.

WR | Patrick Crayton | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Fantasy
The New Orleans Saints signed free-agent WR Patrick Crayton (Cowboys) to an undisclosed deal Monday, Aug. 12.

WR | Chris Givens | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Chris Givens said he is looking to improve his play this season and have a breakout season. "I'm really looking to improve my game," said Givens. "To make this year a mission statement for me and just to really come out and show I can do more than last year." Givens said he and QB Sam Bradford have chemistry because they have worked out a lot together.

WR | Randall Cobb | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (biceps) participated in practice Monday, Aug. 12.

WR | Cecil Shorts | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley said WR Cecil Shorts (calf) could participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 13.


Tight End

TE | Heath Miller | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not considering signing a tight end because they expect to get TEs Heath Miller (knee), Matt Spaeth (foot) and David Johnson (knee) back at some point during the season. Johnson could return in the near future and hopes to be able to play during the preseason. The team does not have a specific timetable for Miller's return.

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