Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on September 3, 2009 @ 09:29:39 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Leinart | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he would like to see QB Matt Leinart (shoulder) play through a sore left shoulder. Leinart has been limited in practice this week. The injury, however, is not considered serious.

QB | Alex D. Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith (thumb) is practicing in full team drills Wednesday, Sept. 2. He should play in the team's preseason game Friday, Sept. 4.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Detroit Lions | Injury News
The Detroit Lions have announced QB Daunte Culpepper (toe) will be a game-time decision for the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (ankle) will not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3, but will play in Week 1, according to a source. Over the past 24 hours, Palmer has made his most significant strides, according to those in Cincinnati. He he has taken legitimate snaps from center, avoided the rush and moved the way he has needed to prove he is sufficiently recovered from his ankle sprain.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News
NFL.com reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady's (shoulder) status for the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3, remains unknown. Brady practiced Tuesday, Sept. 1.

QB | Rex Grossman | Houston Texans | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said QB Rex Grossman (hamstring) is expected to play in the team's final preseason game Friday, Sept. 4.

QB | Brian St. Pierre | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals QB Brian St. Pierre (back) and WR Early Doucet (ribs) will not play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said QB Matt Schaub (ankle) is considered day-to-day for the team's Week 1 game.

QB | Drew Stanton | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Tim Twentyman, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions QB Drew Stanton (knee) has a torn meniscus in his left knee suffered during the team's last preseason game. Stanton is visiting Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, Sept. 1, and was scheduled to undergo an arthroscopic procedure Wednesday, Sept. 2.


Running Back

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason finale. However, he will be ready for Week 1, according to head coach Tom Cable.

RB | Mike Hart | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Phillip B. Wilson, of The Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts WR Sam Giguere (undisclosed), RB Mike Hart (ankle), CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring), OG Mike Pollak (back), S Bob Sanders (knee), TE Tom Santi (ankle) and LB Clint Session will not travel with the team for their preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Chambers, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (knee) may be able to play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 2. He likely will not play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Brandon Jackson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (thigh), RB Brandon Jackson (ankle), SS Aaron Rouse (hamstring), SS Charlie Peprah (knee) and DL Justin Harrell (back) will not play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee, calf) said he is 100 percent healthy from his knee and calf injuries. He said it will be up to the coaches if he plays in the final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said he does not think RB Pierre Thomas (knee) will play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | LaRod Stephens-Howling | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (concussion) is considered questionable for the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Injury News
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (undisclosed), CB Terrence Wheatley (undisclosed), CB Shawn Springs (undisclosed), RB Laurence Maroney (undisclosed), OL Don Connolly (undisclosed), WR Wes Welker (undisclosed), TE David Thomas (undisclosed), TE Chris Baker (undisclosed), DL Myron Pryor (undisclosed) and LB Shawn Crable (undisclosed) were not present during practice Tuesday, Sept. 1.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Frank Schwab, of the Colorado Springs Gazette, reports Denver Broncos RB LaMont Jordan (knee) participated in practice Monday, Sept. 1.

RB | Danny Ware | New York Giants | Injury News
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants WR David Tyree (hamstring), OT David Diehl (knee), CB Aaron Ross (hamstring), FS Kenny Phillips (knee), OL Guy Whimper (hip) and RB Danny Ware (ribs) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 1.

RB | Kolby Smith | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
The Kansas City Chiefs have announced RB Kolby Smith (undisclosed) will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (hip) did not practice Tuesday, Sept. 1, and is unlikely to play in the team's preseason finale so that he can be completely healthy for Week 1.


Fullback

FB | Vonta Leach | Houston Texans | Injury News
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans FB Vonta Leach (knee) will not play in the team's preseason finale with a bruised knee.

FB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Karen Guregian, of The Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (undisclosed) would have owned the running back position for the Patriots in training camp, but he hasn't been seen or heard from since a solid first preseason game. Morris, as reported, has just shed a red, non-contact jersey during practice.


Wide Receiver

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley and Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun, report Baltimore Ravens WR Mark Clayton (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason finale, but he will be ready for Week 1.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
The NFL Network reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (undisclosed) could miss the team's Week 1 game.

WR | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 2.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders OT Khalif Barnes (ankle), WR Chaz Schilens (foot), RB Justin Fargas (hamstring), C John Wade (stinger), P Shane Lechler (groin), FS Rashad Baker (stinger), LB Kirk Morrison (elbow), LB Isaiah Ekejiuba (shoulder) and SS Michael Mitchell (hamstring) have been ruled out of the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (concussion) will not play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

WR | James Hardy | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Buffalo Bills WR James Hardy (knee) could start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list because he is still rehabbing from knee surgery.

WR | Terrell Owens | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Buffalo Bills head coach Dick Jauron said the odds of WR Terrell Owens (toe) playing in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3, are very remote.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers WRs Antonio Bryant (hamstring) and Michael Clayton (hamstring) are not expected to play in the team's preseason finale.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers WRs Antonio Bryant (hamstring) and Michael Clayton (hamstring) are not expected to play in the team's preseason finale.

WR | Javon Walker | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders WR Javon Walker could start in the team's preseason finale if WR Louis Murphy (foot) is unable to play.

WR | Louis Murphy | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders WR Javon Walker could start in the team's preseason finale if WR Louis Murphy (foot) is unable to play.

WR | Early Doucet | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals QB Brian St. Pierre (back) and WR Early Doucet (ribs) will not play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (hamstring) will not play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

WR | Kevin Walter | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said WR Kevin Walter (hamstring) is considered day-to-day for the team's Week 1 game.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (knee) banged his knee during practice Tuesday, Sept. 1. He was checked out by the trainers and was able to return to practice.

WR | David Tyree | New York Giants | Injury News
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants WR David Tyree (hamstring), OT David Diehl (knee), CB Aaron Ross (hamstring), FS Kenny Phillips (knee), OL Guy Whimper (hip) and RB Danny Ware (ribs) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 1.

WR | Brooks Foster | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Transaction
The St. Louis Rams have announced they have placed WR Brooks Foster (ankle) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

WR | Demetrius Byrd | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
The San Diego Chargers have announced WR Demetrius Byrd (shoulder, ear) will start the season on the Non-Football Injury list.

WR | Devard Darling | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Transaction
The Kansas City Chiefs have announced they have placed WR Devard Darling (undisclosed) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

WR | Mike Thomas | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas (hamstring) said he still is not 100 percent healthy. He hopes to play in the team's preseason finale. He hopes to be able to jump back in the mix at receiver. Thomas is also expected to be a kick returner for the team.

WR | Mike Sims-Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker (ankle) said he feels cursed. Sims-Walker has spent the past three weeks rehabbing a high ankle sprain. "I got a curse ever since I was drafted. I feel every time I come out and start playing well and try to get my groove back, something bad always comes down on me," Sims-Walker said of his numerous injury problems. He has returned to the field this week and hopes to play in the team's preseason finale.

WR | Lee Evans | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Lee Evans (undisclosed) was not at practice again Tuesday, Sept. 1. He was also held out the previous day, as head coach Dick Jauron said the team wanted to rest Evans' legs.

WR | Adrian Arrington | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports New Orleans Saints WR Adrian Arrington (hamstring) is on the bubble to make the team's final roster due to a propensity for injury and a lack of special teams skills.


Tight End

TE | Jim Kleinsasser | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Judd Zulgad and Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Jim Kleinsasser (hand) returned for the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 2.

TE | Derek Fine | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills OT Demetrius Bell (undisclosed) and TE Derek Fine (undisclosed) sat out the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 2. Bell was labeled questionable for the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3, by head coach Dick Jauron.

TE | Chris Baker | New England Patriots | Injury News
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (undisclosed), CB Terrence Wheatley (undisclosed), CB Shawn Springs (undisclosed), RB Laurence Maroney (undisclosed), OL Don Connolly (undisclosed), WR Wes Welker (undisclosed), TE David Thomas (undisclosed), TE Chris Baker (undisclosed), DL Myron Pryor (undisclosed) and LB Shawn Crable (undisclosed) were not present during practice Tuesday, Sept. 1.

TE | L.J. Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OL Oniel Cousins (ankle) and TE L.J. Smith (hamstring) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 1.

TE | Cornelius Ingram | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Transaction
Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have placed LB Stewart Bradley (knee) and TE Cornelius Ingram (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2009 season.


Place Kicker

PK | Matt Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Matt Bryant (hamstring) will likely wait until just before kickoff Friday, Sept. 4, to determine whether he will kick for his job in the team's preseason finale. Bryant said, "It's probably going to be a last-minute thing. There's just so much at stake and so much to factor in. I wish it was all cut-and-dried, but it's not." Bryant kicked about 20 balls during a low-intensity workout Tuesday, Sept. 1, so that he wouldn't go into the game cold.

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (hip, knee) has been activated off the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, Sept. 2.

PK | Jason Hanson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Carlos Monarrez, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) has begun working out and kicking extra points in his recovery from a procedure on his knee. Hanson said he believes he would be able to attempt field goals before he could attempt kickoffs.

PK | Shayne Graham | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said FS Chris Crocker (hamstring) and PK Shayne Graham (groin) will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

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