Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Monday, Jan. 13

by KFFL Staff on January 13, 2014 @ 06:10:08 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (neck) will have an offseason exam on his surgically repaired neck in March, which will determine his future. If the exam reveals his neck is stable, he'll return for the 2014 season. If there's an increased risk of injury, Manning may decide to retire.


Running Back

RB | LeGarrette Blount | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount received 26 offensive snaps during the Divisional Round playoff game while RB Shane Vereen received 24 snaps and Stevan Ridley received 23 snaps.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (knee) has been declared inactive for the Divisional Round playoff game.

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (ankle) is expected to play in the team's divisional round game Sunday, Jan. 12.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | , Fantasy
The New Orleans Saints have declared RB Pierre Thomas, WR Nick Toon, QB Ryan W. Griffin, LB Rufus Johnson, DE Tyrunn Walker, CB Terrence Frederick and S Jordan Pugh inactive for Week 19.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Arizona Cardinals may consider re-signing impending free-agent RB Rashard Mendenhall this offseason if he is willing to accept a salary of around $2.5 million like he made this season.


Wide Receiver

WR | Kenbrell Thompkins | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins (head) left the Divisional Round playoff game in the third quarter because of a head injury and did not return.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (knee) is active for the Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Austin Collie | New England Patriots | Free Agents
New England Patriots impending free-agent WR Austin Collie said he plans to play for someone next season and is not considering retirement even though he has dealt with injuries in the past.

WR | Percy Harvin | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said WR Percy Harvin (concussion) will have to go through the concussion protocol before being cleared to play.


Tight End

TE | Jimmy Graham | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham got into a minor scuffle with a few Seattle Seahawks players during pre-game warm-ups in the NFC Divisional Playoff game.


Offensive Tackle

OT | James Carpenter | Seattle Seahawks | , Fantasy
The Seattle Seahawks have declared LB K.J. Wright, TE Jordan Hill, WR Bryan Walters, RB Christine Michael, OT Caylin Hauptmann, OG James Carpenter and DE Benson Mayowa inactive for Week 19.


Defensive Line

DL | Cullen Jenkins | New York Giants | Depth Chart Tidbit
The New York Giants defensive tackle rotation included DT Cullen Jenkins in 2013, but they might move him permanently to defensive end.

DL | Johnathan Hankins | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents, Depth Chart Tidbit
The New York Giants feel DT Johnathan Hankins can fill the void if impending free-agent DT Linval Joseph is not re-signed.


Linebacker

LB | Manti Te'o | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o (concussion) left the AFC Divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Jan. 12, due to a concussion and he was unable to return.

LB | Brandon Spikes | New England Patriots | Free Agents
The New England Patriots are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent LB Brandon Spikes this offseason.

LB | K.J. Wright | Seattle Seahawks | , Fantasy
The Seattle Seahawks have declared LB K.J. Wright, TE Jordan Hill, WR Bryan Walters, RB Christine Michael, OT Caylin Hauptmann, OG James Carpenter and DE Benson Mayowa inactive for Week 19.

LB | Arthur Brown | Baltimore Ravens | Depth Chart Tidbit
The Baltimore Ravens are expecting more in 2014 from their 2013 draft class, including LB Arthur Brown, C Ryan Jensen, FB Kyle Juszczyk, WR Aaron Mellette and DT Brandon Williams.


Cornerback

CB | Chris X. Harris | Denver Broncos | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit
Denver Broncos CB Chris X. Harris (ankle, knee) left the AFC Divisional playoff game against the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Jan. 12, and he was unable to return. CB Quentin Jammer filled in for him.

CB | Keenan Lewis | New Orleans Saints | Depth Chart Tidbit
New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis (head, neck) is expected to play in the teams divisional round game Saturday, Jan. 11.


Strong Safety

SS | Eric Berry | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry was productive this past season, but beat writer Terez A. Paylor feels Berry needs to improve his cover skills and play recognition if Berry wants to live up to his $8.4 million base salary for 2014.


Offensive Coordinator

OC | Adam Gase | Denver Broncos | Transaction
Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase has declined interviews for the head coaching vacancies with the Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings until after the playoffs. A source said several colleagues have warned Gase to be cautious with the Browns because of how quickly former head coach Rob Chudzinski was fired after just one season.

OC | Ken Whisenhunt | San Diego Chargers | Depth Chart Tidbit
The San Diego Chargers would like to promote quarterbacks coach Frank Reich to offensive coordinator if Ken Whisenhunt leaves for a head coaching position.

OC | Greg Roman | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman will interview for the Minnesota Vikings head coaching job Saturday, Jan. 11.

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