Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on August 14, 2009 @ 14:01:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Chris Forsberg, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (knee) finished the team's preseason opener 10-for-15 for 100 yards with two touchdowns and an interception Thursday, Aug. 13.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb (knee) is expected to return to practice early next week.


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') is not participating in morning practice Friday, Aug. 14.

RB | Cadillac Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
PewterReport.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will hold RB Cadillac Williams (knee) out of their first two preseason games. Head coach Raheem Morris said Williams is healthy but is being held out as a precaution.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Ed Bouchette and Chuck Finder, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (back) sat out the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 13.

RB | Chris Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Arizona Cardinals RB Chris Wells (ankle) sat out the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 13, with a sprained ankle.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) sat out the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 13.

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (hamstring) is not expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

RB | Clifton Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Jim Flynn and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Clifton Smith (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Aug. 13. He is expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

RB | Maurice Morris | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle), RB Maurice Morris (hamstring), WR John Standeford (hamstring), OT Lydon Murtha (undisclosed), CB Keith Smith (groin), FS Daniel Bullocks (knee) and WR Bryant Johnson (leg) are not expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

RB | Ryan Torain | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Free Agency News
Jeff Legwold, of The Denver Post, reports Jack Scharf, agent for unrestricted free-agent RB Ryan Torain (knee), said Torain is expected to be out three to four weeks with a lateral collateral ligament strain. Torain underwent an MRI and is going to get a second opinion.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring), OT Ryan Diem (back), PK Adam Vinatieri (hip, knee), WR Sam Giguere (fibula), QB Jim Sorgi (hamstring), TE Jacob Tamme, TE Dallas Clark (concussion), TE Tom Santi (undisclosed), WR Roy Hall, RB Mike Hart (ankle), S Bob Sanders (knee), DE Curtis Johnson and RB Joseph Addai missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 12.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Denver Broncos | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos RB LaMont Jordan (knee) is participating in afternoon practice Wednesday, Aug. 12.


Wide Receiver

WR | Braylon Edwards | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Marla Ridenour, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (ankle) said he expects to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

WR | Terrell Owens | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Terrell Owens (toe) is not participating in morning practice Friday, Aug. 14.

WR | Steven Smith | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB Aaron Ross (leg), CB Corey Webster (hip), WR Steven Smith (knee), DT Chris Canty (hamstring) and DT Barry Cofield (knee) did not participate in morning practice Friday, Aug. 14.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (shoulder) is not participating in team drills during practice Friday, Aug. 14.

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (neck), OT Jared Gaither (arm), OT Marshal Yanda (knee) and WR Mark Clayton (hamstring) will sit out the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 13.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (hamstring) has been scratched from the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 13.

WR | James Jones | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones said he is completely healed from the knee injury that bothered him all of last season. "I'm definitely back to being myself," Jones said. "My knee is 100 percent, and that's really the only thing I was worried about. I'd never really been injured before. I'm just glad it's behind me. I'd be lying if I said last season wasn't (frustrating). It was definitely frustrating."

WR | James Hardy | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills WR James Hardy (knee) is still targeting to play in the final preseason game even though he has not participated in practice yet during training camp. He is waiting to see if his knee responds to the final stages of his rehab.

WR | Roy Hall | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have announced they have waived injured WR Roy Hall (undisclosed).

WR | Brandon Jones | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Tarell Brown (toe), OG David Baas (foot), RB Michael Robinson (groin), TE Delanie Walker (concussion), WR Brandon Jones (shoulder) and DE Ray McDonald (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 14.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 14, because of a slight hamstring strain, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

WR | Bryant Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle), RB Maurice Morris (hamstring), WR John Standeford (hamstring), OT Lydon Murtha (undisclosed), CB Keith Smith (groin), FS Daniel Bullocks (knee) and WR Bryant Johnson (leg) are not expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (thumb) likely will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15. He still has his thumb in a cast.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Katrina Haumschild and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee), WR Michael Clayton (hamstring) and PK Matt Bryant (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Katrina Haumschild and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee), WR Michael Clayton (hamstring) and PK Matt Bryant (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

WR | Mike Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Walker (leg), CB Don Carey, RB Montell Owens and RB Chauncey Washington (concussion) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 12.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (shoulder), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and WR Courtney Roby (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 14.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall (hip, hamstring) is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season Sept. 13.

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (toe) likely will start in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 13, and will play the first half.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Steven Smith (knee), WR Hakeem Nicks (hamstring), CB Aaron Ross (leg), CB Corey Webster (hip), DT Barry Cofield (knee), OL Cliff Louis (ankle), DT Chris Canty (hamstring), OG Chris Snee (leg), LB Michael Boley (hip) and DT Rocky Bernard (hamstring) did not participate in morning practice Wednesday, Aug. 12.


Tight End

TE | Brent Celek | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Correcting a previous item, Matt Gelb, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (shoulder) partially separated his left shoulder during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 13. Head coach Andy Reid said Celek would be fine in "a couple of days."

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Chris Forsberg, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots CB Shawn Springs (undisclosed), LB Paris Lenon (undisclosed), LS Nathan Hodel (undisclosed), OT George Bussey (undisclosed), TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed), DL Ty Warren (groin, knee) and DL Mike Wright (undisclosed) are not expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 13.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Mike Chappell, of The Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (concussion) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 14.

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (thigh) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) likely will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.


Place Kicker

PK | Matt Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Katrina Haumschild and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee), WR Michael Clayton (hamstring) and PK Matt Bryant (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring), OT Ryan Diem (back), PK Adam Vinatieri (hip, knee), WR Sam Giguere (fibula), QB Jim Sorgi (hamstring), TE Jacob Tamme, TE Dallas Clark (concussion), TE Tom Santi (undisclosed), WR Roy Hall, RB Mike Hart (ankle), S Bob Sanders (knee), DE Curtis Johnson and RB Joseph Addai missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 12.

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