Fantasy football player news

by KFFL Staff on August 11, 2009 @ 00:02:03 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen and Bob Cooney, of the Philadelphia Daily News, report Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb (knee) is considered day-to-day with a sprained medial collateral ligament. He will not play in the team's first preseason game.

QB | Luke McCown | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown is listed as the starting quarterback on the team's first official depth chart.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson's (knee) sprained left medial collateral ligament did not hinder him during practice Monday, Aug. 10. "It's doing a lot better. We got a day off yesterday so I was able to rest it," Jackson said.


Running Back

RB | Glen Coffee | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers RB Glen Coffee (ankle) returned for the team's afternoon practice Monday, Aug. 10, after sitting out the morning practice with a sore ankle.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Frank Schwab, of the Colorado Springs Gazette, reports Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter is listed as the starting running back in the team's first depth chart.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Bernie Wilson, of The Associated Press, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson said he would like to play in the preseason this year.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Anica Wong, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno saw some time with the first-team offense during practice Monday, Aug. 10.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (toe) did not participate in morning practice Monday, Aug. 10. He said he would practice in the afternoon.

RB | DeShawn Wynn | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB DeShawn Wynn (knee) has a knee injury, but the severity of it is not known. He did not practice Monday, Aug. 10.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham is listed as the starting running back on the team's first official depth chart.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (hamstring) took a few rare runs in goal-line and short-yardage drills during practice Monday, Aug. 10. The team is showing more confidence in the hamstring Forte pulled back during offseason workouts.

RB | Chris Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals RB Chris Wells (ankle) is highly unlikely to play in the team's preseason opener. Although sitting out of practice Monday, Aug. 10, Wells said he was able to run and cut hard.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Denver Broncos | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos RB LaMont Jordan (leg) missed practice Monday, Aug. 10, with a right leg injury and could be falling behind the competition for a roster spot.


Wide Receiver

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Steve Corkran, of The Oakland Tribune, reports Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (toe) returned for the team's practice Monday, Aug. 10.

WR | Mike Thomas | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas (hamstring) worked off to the side catching passes from an athletic trainer Monday, Aug. 10. Head coach Jack Del Rios aid Thomas is day-to-day.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Seattle Seahawks WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (ankle) left the team's practice early Monday, Aug. 10, with a mild ankle injury. He is expected to return Tuesday, Aug. 11.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (shoulder) left the team's practice early Monday, Aug. 10, with a shoulder injury. X-rays on the shoulder were negative and there is no word on a timeframe for his return.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (knee) returned to the field for the team's afternoon practice Monday, Aug. 10. Boldin sat out the morning practice with what head coach Ken Whisenhunt described as swelling in the knee.

WR | Isaac Bruce | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Isaac Bruce (eye), CB Carlos Thomas (undisclosed) and CB Terrail Lambert (undisclosed) sat out the team's evening practice Monday, Aug. 10. All three injuries are considered minor.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (hamstring) has all but been ruled out of the team's first preseason game Saturday, Aug. 16.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Breaking News, Fantasy
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) is expected to miss three to four weeks after undergoing a knee scope. The goal is to have the surgery now in order to have him ready to go by Week 1.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Frank Schwab, of the Colorado Springs Gazette, reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall (hip) is not listed as a starter in the team's first depth chart.

WR | Dwayne Bowe | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe was working with the second-team and third-team offense during practice Monday, Aug. 10. Head coach Todd Haley made it sound like a demotion after practice. "There's no spot taken right now," Haley said. "We're going to do everything we can to find players that do it our way. Each day that may change but we'll find guys that do it our way and do it the way we feel gives us the best chance to win, period."

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (thumb) did not practice Monday, Aug. 10. Johnson wore a cast on his right hand to cover a jammed thumb. Johnson said the cast was precautionary and head coach Jim Schwartz said X-rays showed no significant injury. Schwartz would not say if Johnson would miss the team's preseason opener.


Tight End

TE | Anthony Becht | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals TE Anthony Becht (leg) sat out the team's afternoon practice Monday, Aug. 10.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (undisclosed) did not practice Monday, Aug. 10, in order to give him some rest, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. "It was just to give him a little break in the action," Caldwell said. "We're constantly trying to evaluate all of our guys, and if we need to rest them, we'll rest them. I expect him to be back in a little bit. He's doing OK."

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (back) did not practice very much Monday, Aug. 10, because of an injured back. The injury is not considered to be serious, according to offensive coordinator Cam Cameron.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 10.


Place Kicker

PK | Connor Barth | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agency News
Edgar Thompson, of the Palm Beach Post, reports the Miami Dolphins have signed unrestricted free-agent PK Connor Barth (Chiefs) to a two-year deal, according to his agent Donal Henderson. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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