Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on September 4, 2009 @ 09:54:03 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (pinkie) took part in pregame warmups before the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3, and looked good throwing the ball. He did not play in the game.

QB | Jim Sorgi | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts QB Jim Sorgi (hamstring) was 11-for-19 for 119 yards with a touchdown pass in his only preseason game of the year Thursday, Sept. 3. Sorgi missed most of training camp with a pulled hamstring, and QB Curtis Painter's performance while Sorgi was out raised questions about who would be the No. 2 quarterback.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) was dressed for warm-ups before the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (ankle) will be in uniform for the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3, but there is no work if he is expected to play in the game. Palmer was working out on the practice field and doing exercises two hours before kickoff.

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.


Running Back

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said X-rays done on RB Maurice Jones-Drew (shin) were negative, and he said Jones-Drew will be OK. Del Rio does not know if Jones-Drew will be able to practice Wednesday, Sept. 9.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas (knee) was held out of the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee, calf) was held out of the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3. Head coach Sean Payton said Bush would be ready for Week 1.

RB | Samkon Gado | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams RB Samkon Gado (rib) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3, with a rib injury. X-rays were negative and an MRI exam has been scheduled to check for cartilage damage.

RB | Kevin Jones | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (ankle) was taken from the sideline to the locker room on a cart Thursday, Sept. 3, after suffering an ankle injury in the preseason finale.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
David Scott, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') will not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Sept. 3, and it is looking more unlikely he will be ready for the team's Week 1 game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (foot) saw some playing time during the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3. It appears he will be able to play Week 1.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (hip) suffered a hip flexor injury Thursday, Sept. 3, and he will not return to the team's game.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (undisclosed) was dressed for warm-ups before the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3.

WR | Arnaz Battle | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Arnaz Battle (shoulder) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 4.

WR | Brandon Jones | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers C Cody Wallace (illness), LB Ahmad Brooks (knee), SS Michael Lewis (concussion), WR Brandon Jones (shoulder) and DL Jay Moore (groin) are out for the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 4.

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 | 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 | 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.


Tight End

TE | Billy Miller | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints TE Billy Miller (ankle, shin) was carted off the field with an apparent ankle or shin injury.


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.

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