Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on September 23, 2009 @ 09:52:59 PDT



QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (rib) will not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 23.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (rib) said he hopes to play in the team's Week 3 game but is not sure if he will be allowed to play.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (back) finished the team's Week 2 game with a sore back. He needed treatment from the team's medical staff after the game.

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Injury News reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell (ankle) suffered a sprained ankle in Week 2, according to head coach Jim Zorn. "He gutted it out. I avoided calling plays that required him to roll out after the injury," Zorn said.

Running Back

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, Matt Mosley, of, reports Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (quadriceps) received treatment for his injured quadriceps Tuesday, Sept. 22, and hopes to be able to play in the team's Week 3 game, according to a league source.

RB | Chauncey Washington | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Nick Eatman, of, reports the Dallas Cowboys addition of RB Chauncey Washington has nothing to do with the injury to RB Marion Barber III (quadriceps). The Cowboys have been interested in Washington for several weeks and put in a waiver claim on him but had a higher priority to claim SS Marvin White. It does not appear the team will add Washington to the active roster even if Barber misses Week 3.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner is hopeful RB LaDainian Tomlinson (ankle) can play in Week 3. However, Turner added the team will prepare to play without him.

RB | Julius Jones | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Julius Jones was not named as a player who suffered an injury in the team's Week 2 game, but RB Justin Forsett finished the game, and Jones left the locker room with ice bags wrapped around his forearm.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Jay Glazer, of, reports New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell (knee) probably will not play in Week 3, but the knee injury he suffered is not as bad as first feared.

Wide Receiver

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Smith, of ESPN, reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (knee) will likely be a game-time decision during Week 3. Welker did not play during Week 2.

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury News
Mike Garafolo, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin did not have any new information on WR Domenik Hixon (knee). Even if Hixon is available for Week 3, he appears unlikely to play ahead WR Mario Manningham and WR Steven Smith.

WR | Limas Sweed | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (foot) did some running Tuesday, Sept. 22. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Sweed would practice Wednesday, Sept. 23, but that he might be limited.

WR | Santonio Holmes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (wrist) walked around the team's facility Monday, Sept. 21, with a large wrap on his left hand/wrist. However, it appears Holmes was icing down an injury from the team's Week 2 game.

WR | Johnnie Lee Higgins | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders WR Johnnie Lee Higgins (shoulder) is questionable for Week 3, according to head coach Tom Cable.

WR | Troy Williamson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Updating an ongoing story, Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Troy Williamson (shoulder) will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum Friday, Sept. 25, according to a league source. Williamson is likely done for the rest of the season.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News reports Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) is no longer in a walking boot, but he has "very, very little" chance of playing Week 3, according to head coach Tom Cable. Cable added, "He'll do a little more this week."

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Flynn, of, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) is currently listed as day-to-day.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy reports Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (groin) will be day-to-day in practice this week, according to head coach Andy Reid.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Schefter, of, reports New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell (knee) and WR Lance Moore (hamstring) could be available to play in Week 3.

Tight End

TE | Derek Schouman | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Transaction reports the Buffalo Bills have placed TE Derek Schouman (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

TE | L.J. Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE L.J. Smith (hamstring) said he will try to play in Week 3. He had targeted Week 2 as his return but his hamstring did not feel right just before the game.

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