Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on August 28, 2009 @ 10:15:22 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Shaun Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Shaun Hill (back) said he expects to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

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.


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') is not expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Legwold, of The Denver Post, reports the regular season is 17 days away and Denver Broncos rookie RB Knowshon Moreno (knee) is not expected to be full speed when it begins. He is not likely to be completely recovered from his sprained knee at that point, nor will his football conditioning be where it needs to be.

RB | Shonn Greene | New York Jets | Injury News
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said RB Shonn Greene (ribs) likely will miss the rest of the preseason because of some cartilage issues.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (hamstring) is considered questionable for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Bradley Handwerger, of WWLTV.com, reports New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (calf) will be a game-time decision for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (hip) is considered questionable for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29, because of a hip injury.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB LaMont Jordan (leg) is not participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 27.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (hamstring) did not participate in morning practice Thursday, Aug. 27.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Carolina Panthers announced RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) returned to practice Thursday, Aug. 27, and will be a game-time decision for their next preseason game.

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 | 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 | 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 | Kenneth Darby | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams RB Kenneth Darby (knee) appears to be doubtful for the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27, because of a swollen knee.


Wide Receiver

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said WR Steve Smith (shoulder) is a game-time decision for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

WR | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said during a radio interview that WR Roy Williams (shoulder) will not be out for a long time. "Based on our review here, we're talking about a very short timespan. I don't know that he'll go Saturday ... but he'll be out there real quick," Jones said.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall was caught on video acting unprofessional during the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. Marshall nonchalantly worked through a high-step running drill between cushioned obstacles during the practice, and then punting the ball away after the drill was finished. During an interview with ESPN's NFL Live Thursday, Aug. 27, Marshall said, "Me punting the ball was definitely frustration. It was an error in judgment. There was a lot of frustration yesterday coming out of a meeting" Marshall did not take his turn in running routes or catching passes in another drill, instead accepting the task of using a blocking dummy to knock receivers off their route. Marshall was caught batting a ball away at the end of the same drill. Marshall implied some of the video was taken out of context.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) participated in individual drills during practice Thursday, Aug. 27.

WR | Santonio Holmes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (back) is considered questionable for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times, reports Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said WR Mark Clayton (hamstring) will not 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 | 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.


Tight End

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (quadriceps) should be able to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (soreness) sat out the team's practice Thursday, Aug. 27, and he will likely sit out the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

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 | Robert Royal | 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.

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.


Place Kicker

PK | Jay Feely | New York Jets | Injury News
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets PK Jay Feely (groin) will play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

PK | Jeff Reed | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers PK Jeff Reed (ankle), RB Frank Summers (hamstring) and DT Steve McLendon (undisclosed) is considered questionable for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

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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