NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 18, 2008 @ 07:48:02 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Billy Volek | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (knee) split snaps during the team's practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is a game-time decision for the team's AFC Championship Game, but he is listed as doubtful for the game. Rivers continues to say he will play, but the Chargers are preparing QB Billy Volek.

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (knee) split snaps during the team's practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is a game-time decision for the team's AFC Championship Game, but he is listed as doubtful for the game. Rivers continues to say he will play, but the Chargers are preparing QB Billy Volek.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as probable for the AFC Championship Game.

QB | Josh McCown | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown, who will be an unrestricted free-agent during the offseason, said he would like to return to the team.


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 18, and he was not listed on the injury report for the AFC Championship Game.

RB | Adimchinobi Echemandu | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports the Oakland Raiders signed free-agent RB Adimchinobi Echemandu (Texans) Friday, Jan. 18. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Turk Schonert said RB Marshawn Lynch will be used more in the team's third-down package and believes he will be an integral part of the package.


Fullback

FB | Lorenzo Neal | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers FB Lorenzo Neal (fibula) practiced Friday, Jan. 18, and the team plans for him to play in the AFC Championship Game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is not listed on the injury report for the NFC Championship Game.

WR | Koren Robinson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Koren Robinson (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as probable for the NFC Championship Game and is expected to play in the game.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Donte' Stallworth (knee) participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is not listed on the injury report for the AFC Championship Game.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) will continue to rehab during the offseason in hopes of being ready to play in 2008.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 18. Burress is listed as questionable but is expected to start in the team's NFC Championship Game.

WR | Josh Reed | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Josh Reed (back) underwent back surgery after the season. The surgery was not considered a major procedure.

WR | Lee Evans | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Lee Evans (shoulder) underwent shoulder surgery after the season. The surgery was not considered a major procedure.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren said placing WR Deion Branch (knee) on Injured Reserve next season is a possibility.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) missed the team's practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is a game-time decision for the team's AFC Championship Game, but he is listed as doubtful for the game.

TE | Bubba Franks | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as probable for the NFC Championship Game and is expected to play in the game.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News, Fantasy
PhiladelphiaEagles.com reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith, who is an impending free-agent, said Friday, Jan. 18, that he wants to play for the Eagles in 2008.

TE | Robert Royal | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills TE Robert Royal (knee) was scheduled to have his knee scoped Thursday, Jan. 17.


Place Kicker

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding (fibula) practiced Thursday, Jan. 17, and he might handle kickoff duties in the AFC Championship Game.


Defensive Line

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (ankle) missed the team's practice Friday, Jan. 18, and he is questionable for the AFC Championship Game. He may play on running downs only.

DL | Michael Strahan | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DL Michael Strahan (groin) practiced Friday, Jan. 18, and was not on the team's official injury report.

DL | Baraka Atkins | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks DL Baraka Atkins (wrist) is scheduled to have surgery on his left wrist.

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Transaction
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the New York Giants have agreed to terms with DE Justin Tuck on a five-year, $30 million deal with $16 million guaranteed. Tuck is expected to sign the deal Friday, Jan. 18.

DL | Patrick Kerney | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
The NFL Network reports Seattle Seahawks DL Patrick Kerney (knee) will miss the Pro Bowl because he is scheduled to have surgery.

DL | Chris Kelsay | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Kelsay (ankle) underwent ankle surgery after the season. The surgery was not considered a major procedure.


Linebacker

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (illness) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 18, and he is probable for the AFC Championship Game.

LB | Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB Nick Barnett (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as probable for the NFC Championship Game and is expected to play.

LB | Angelo Crowell | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Angelo Crowell (triceps) underwent triceps surgery after the season. The surgery was not considered a major procedure.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as probable for the NFC Championship Game and is expected to play.

CB | Will Blackmon | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as questionable for the NFC Championship Game.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
Updating a previous report, New York Giants CB Sam Madison (abdomen) did not practice Friday, Jan. 18. Madison is listed as questionable and is not expected to play. Head coach Tom Coughlin said he would be a game-time decision for the team's NFC Championship Game.

CB | R.W. McQuarters | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB R.W. McQuarters (undisclosed) was not listed on the team's official injury report Friday, Jan. 18.

CB | Aaron Ross | New York Giants | Injury News
Updating a previous report, New York Giants CB Aaron Ross (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 18. Ross is listed as questionable but may be available to start the team's NFC Championship Game.


Strong Safety

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (thigh) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 18. He is listed as probable for the AFC Championship Game and is expected to play in the game.

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