Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on August 27, 2009 @ 09:34:49 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Chris Simms | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos QB Chris Simms (ankle), RB LaMont Jordan (undisclosed) and CB Tony Carter (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 26.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot) said Wednesday, Aug. 26, that his right foot is "not 100 percent, but it's coming along." It is not know how much Roethlisberger will play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29. "It's more along the lines of how you feel when you are out there. It's one of those things where you say to coach I need another one or I feel good. We'll kind of see how the flow of the game goes," added Roethlisberger.

QB | Shaun Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said QB Shaun Hill (back) is considered day-to-day after suffering a lower back strain Tuesday, Aug. 25. Hill is expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
James Walker, of ESPN.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (ankle) will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27, and could be held out of the rest of the preseason as a precaution, according to a source. His availability for the final preseason game will depend on how his ankle responds before the game. The Bengals expect Palmer will be ready for Week 1.


Running Back

RB | Fred Jackson | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (wrist, thumb) is not participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 27.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 26.

RB | Jerome Harrison | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Marla Ridenour, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports Cleveland Browns LB Titus Brown (undisclosed), OG Rex Hadnot (knee), TE Robert Royal and RB Jerome Harrison (undisclosed) rode the exercise bike during practice Tuesday, Aug. 25.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tim Twentyman, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (thigh) left the team's practice early Wednesday, Aug. 26, after taking a knee to his thigh.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (calf) did not participate in team drills during practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. He is considered questionable for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas (knee) did not participate in team drills during practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. He will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Bob Brookover and Matt Gelb, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, report Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) is expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27. It is not known how long Westbrook will play in the game.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 26.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 26, because of a sore knee. The injury does not appear serious.

RB | Rashad Jennings | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Rashad Jennings (groin) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 25.

RB | Cadillac Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams (knee) will start in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27.

RB | T.J. Duckett | Free Agent | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Seattle Seahawks C Chris Spencer (quadriceps), CB Marcus Trufant (back), RB T.J. Duckett (undisclosed) and CB Travis Fisher (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 25.

RB | Derrick Ward | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams (knee) will play in his first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27. He will see significant playing time and head coach Raheem Morris plans to have RBs Williams, Derrick Ward and Earnest Graham share the workload in a 2-2-1 format, which means Williams and Ward likely will play the first two series of the game while Graham plays for one series. "I want to go 2-2-1 and I want to keep that rotation if I can throughout the season," said Morris. "We'll have some different back situations. I'm going to mix it in, and the person getting the one [series] will make it up in the situational play. I'll try to use that format in the game. [Cadillac is] getting the first two [series] in this game. I'm looking forward to seeing him do that."


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN's John Clayton reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall appears to be over his previous hip injury, but his head still may not be in Denver. The Broncos are not actively shopping him, but they will listen to offers. Thus far, no other teams have stepped up to the plate.

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Mark Clayton (hamstring) said there is a possibility he will be able to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

WR | Terrell Owens | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Terrell Owens (toe) is participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 27.

WR | Nate Washington | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington (hamstring) could miss a few weeks of the regular season because of his hamstring injury.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable has ruled WR Chaz Schilens (foot), C John Wade (stinger), OT Khalif Barnes (ankle), RB Justin Fargas (hamstring), SS Michael Mitchell (hamstring) and LB Kirk Morrison (elbow) out for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston (knee) is not expected to play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 28.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (hamstring) suffered a strained right hamstring Tuesday, Aug. 25, and did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt would not rule out Boldin for the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 28, but said the team wants to be cautious with him.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Dave Scheiber, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Dave Scheiber, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the earliest Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) could return to practice is later this week and it remains to be seen whether he will be available for the team's next preseason game.

WR | Mike Sims-Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars LB Justin Durant (hip), LB Clint Ingram, LB Daryl Smith, W Mike Sims-Walker (ankle), WR Mike Thomas (hamstring), TE Zach X. Miller (knee), RB Montell Owens (knee), RB Brock Bolen and DL Jeremy Mincey sat out the team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 25.

WR | Nate Burleson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Seattle Seahawks WR Courtney Taylor (undisclosed), WR Nate Burleson (hamstring), RB Julius Jones (thigh), DE Lawrence Jackson (groin) and LB Aaron Curry (groin) returned for the team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 25.

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (foot) participated in practice Tuesday, Aug. 25.


Tight End

TE | Martellus Bennett | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Tom Orsborn, of the San Antonio Express-News, reports Dallas Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. Bennett should be ready for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

TE | L.J. Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Edward Lee and Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, report Baltimore Ravens DT Kelly Gregg (shoulder) and TE L.J. Smith (hamstring) may miss the rest of the preseason because of injury.

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Graham Couch, of the Kalamazoo Gazette, reports Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (quadriceps) participated in practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. Head coach Jim Schwartz said it looks optimistic that Pettigrew will play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.


Place Kicker

PK | Matt Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Dave Scheiber, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Kareem Huggins (knee), PK Matt Bryant (hamstring), WR Dexter M. Jackson (ankle), SS Donte' Nicholson (quadriceps), TE John Gilmore (calf) and SS Will Allen (shoulder) will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27.

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