Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on August 18, 2009 @ 10:40:48 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Brett Favre | Retired | Injury News, Free Agency News
Updating an ongoing story, Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports doctors have told free-agent QB Brett Favre (Jets) that his injured shoulder is as good as it is going to be at his age.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders QB Jeff Garcia (calf) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 17, and was immediately installed as the backup quarterback. Garcia moved well, without a limp, and hopes to play in the team's next preseason game.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (ankle) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 17, but apparently did some individual work on a side field. He was wearing a boot on his foot before practice but was wearing a shoe with his ankle wrapped after practice.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (finger) will be out for two weeks because of a right finger injury.

QB | Rex Grossman | Houston Texans | Injury News
The Houston Chronicle reports Houston Texans QB Rex Grossman (hamstring) is out at least a month with a hamstring injury, according to head coach Gary Kubiak.


Running Back

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury News
Will Flaherty, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (hamstring) participated in the team's practice Monday, Aug. 17.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff McLane, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) practiced in full Monday, Aug. 17.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (knee) sat out the team's evening practice Monday, Aug. 17.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter (undisclosed) returned for the team's practice Monday, Aug. 17, after missing two sessions.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos FB Peyton Hillis could wind up as the team's No. 1 running back in Week 1. Hillis has not missed a workout in training camp, while RBs Knowshon Moreno (knee), Correll Buckhalter (undisclosed) and LaMont Jordan (knee) have been sidelined at various points due to injury.

RB | Chris Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals rookie RB Chris Wells (ankle) only took part in individual drills Sunday, Aug. 16, because the team wanted to be cautious. The Cardinals do not want Wells to suffer a setback. Wells said he felt fine running and accelerating, but noted he felt the ankle toward the end of some sprints. Wells blamed it on not being warm after having done little during practice. As long as Wells' ankle holds up fine, his playing time will increase during the upcoming week.

RB | Mewelde Moore | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Brandon M. Williams (abdomen), RB Mewelde Moore (hamstring), WR Tyler Grisham (hamstring) and OG Darnell Stapleton (knee) are not participating in the team's practice Sunday, Aug. 16.


Fullback

FB | Peyton Hillis | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos FB Peyton Hillis could wind up as the team's No. 1 running back in Week 1. Hillis has not missed a workout in training camp, while RBs Knowshon Moreno (knee), Correll Buckhalter (undisclosed) and LaMont Jordan (knee) have been sidelined at various points due to injury.


Wide Receiver

WR | Demetrius Williams | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Baltimore Ravens WR Demetrius Williams (hamstring) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 18.

WR | James Jones | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (hamstring) is day-to-day with a hamstring injury he suffered Saturday, Aug. 15, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

WR | Terrell Owens | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills WR Terrell Owens (toe) returned for the team's practice Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall (hip) sat out the team's evening practice Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams (wrist) said he will play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 21. Williams said, "If I practice, I'm going to play. I'm not just going to practice for fun. I want to get rewarded by playing, especially the first time in the stadium. So I'm in. Count me in."

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (shoulder) will not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Dexter M. Jackson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Dexter M. Jackson (ankle), WR Kelly Campbell (quadriceps), PK Matt Bryant (hamstring), SS Will Allen (shoulder), LB Matt McCoy (leg), LB Rod Wilson (undisclosed), CB Aqib Talib (undisclosed) and CB Kyle Arrington (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (hamstring) participated in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston (knee) is day-to-day, according to head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Whisenhunt said he was not about to rule out Breaston for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 22.

WR | Javon Walker | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders WR Javon Walker (knee) could come off the Physically Unable to Perform list as early as Aug. 24, according to head coach Tom Cable.

WR | Tim Carter | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams WR Tim Carter (groin) will be out for seven to 10 days.

WR | Brooks Foster | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams WR Brooks Foster (ankle) will be out two to four weeks with an ankle sprain, according to head coach Steve Spagnuolo.

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams WR Tim Carter (groin), WR Donnie Avery (foot) and WR Brooks Foster (ankle) missed the team's practice Sunday, Aug. 16.


Tight End

TE | Brent Celek | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff McLane, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (shoulder) took part in individual drills Monday, Aug. 17. He worked out with the training staff as team drills were conducted.

TE | Shawn Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills TE Shawn Nelson (undisclosed) left the team's practice early Monday, Aug. 17. Nelson looked wobbly on his knees while heading to the locker room. He may have left because of the heat, but exact details were not known.

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (thigh) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

TE | Greg Olsen | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears TE Greg Olsen (hip) is practicing in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (concussion) did not practice Monday, Aug. 17.


Place Kicker

PK | Matt Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Dexter M. Jackson (ankle), WR Kelly Campbell (quadriceps), PK Matt Bryant (hamstring), SS Will Allen (shoulder), LB Matt McCoy (leg), LB Rod Wilson (undisclosed), CB Aqib Talib (undisclosed) and CB Kyle Arrington (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 17.

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