Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 2, 2009 @ 10:07:49 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (ribs) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and he probably will not play Week 4.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 1.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 1. Brady has struggled against the Baltimore Ravens in his career, even though he has won both starts against them. He has completed fewer than 50 percent of his passes with two touchdowns and an interception in his two starts against the Ravens.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and has been doing strictly rehab work on the side. He has yet to attempt to throw a pass. It is all but a certainty that he will not start in Week 4. QB Kyle Boller will start in his place.

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Jason Reid, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell (ankle) said his left ankle is still sore but will be able to play in the team's Week 4 game.


Running Back

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (toe) is not participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2. It appears Parker will not be able to play in Week 4.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (calf) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell (knee) will not play in Week 4. The Saints would like to wait until after their bye week to have him play again.

RB | Clifton Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Gaines Adams (groin), CB Torrie Cox (ankle), WR Maurice Stovall (knee), DT Roy Miller (ankle), RB Clifton Smith (quadriceps) and OG Jeremy Zuttah (hip) are participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2.

RB | Cadillac Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams (knee) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham (hamstring) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2.

RB | Derrick Ward | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Derrick Ward (knee) is not participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2, and likely will not play in Week 4.

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Cedric Benson (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in Week 4.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (ankle) practiced Thursday, Oct. 1, and he will probably play Week 4 unless he suffers a setback.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (ankle) might be able to return for the team's game Oct. 25.

RB | James Davis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB James Davis (shoulder), P Dave Zastudil (knee), CB Eric Wright (hand) and LB Kamerion Wimbley (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 1.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (hamstring) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and his status for Week 4 is uncertain.

RB | Mewelde Moore | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (toe) needs a good day of work in practice Friday, Oct. 2, in order to play in the team's Week 4 game. If Parker is unable to play, head coach Mike Tomlin will choose between RB Rashard Mendenhall and RB Mewelde Moore to be his starter.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (toe) needs a good day of work in practice Friday, Oct. 2, in order to play in the team's Week 4 game. If Parker is unable to play, head coach Mike Tomlin will choose between RB Rashard Mendenhall and RB Mewelde Moore to be his starter.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (quadriceps) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 1, and he is expected to start Week 4.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle) said he has not taken off his protective boot yet and tried to run, but he does not anticipate it will be a problem. Bradshaw is resting an ankle injury that has lingered since he was a freshman in college. Bradshaw said, "I'm just resting right now. The boot just keeps me from just pounding it, which is the aggravation always to my ankle."

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and is expected to start in Week 4.

RB | Chris Brown | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans TE Joel Dreessen (hip), DT Shaun Cody (knee), DT Amobi Okoye (back), RB Chris Brown (shin) and WR David Anderson (back) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 1. They are all expected to play in Week 4.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in Week 4.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. Head coach Jeff Fisher said he expects White to play in Week 4.


Fullback

FB | Peyton Hillis | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Denver Broncos FB Peyton Hillis (head) returned for the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 1.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dwayne Bowe | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (leg) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 2, and took some reps with the first-team offense.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and he is likely out for Week 4.

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 1, but he could play Week 1.

WR | Johnnie Lee Higgins | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Johnnie Lee Higgins (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 1, but he expects to practice in full Friday, Oct. 2.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 1, but he did work with trainers.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and it is not known how severe the injury is.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Randy Moss (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 1, but he said his injury was improving.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (foot) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 1, and said his foot is fine. Nicks also said his awareness of the offense is as good as it was when he was injured.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 1. The Buccaneers expect Bryant to play in Week 4.

WR | Andre' Davis | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (shoulder) and WR Andre' Davis (concussion) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. Both will be able to play in Week 4.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
The Denver Post reports Denver Broncos WR Eddie Royal (groin) appeared to suffer a groin pull during practice Thursday, Oct. 1, which drew the attention of the team's trainer. Royal was seen limping back into a drill as the media-access portion of practice ended.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (wrist) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He will play in Week 4.

WR | Kelley Washington | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Antwan Barnes (shoulder) and WR Kelley Washington (groin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. Barnes is expected to play on special teams, while Washington is expected to be the No. 3 receiver.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in Week 4.


Tight End

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (shin) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 1, and he will play Week 4.

TE | Desmond Clark | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears TE Desmond Clark (rib) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He may be a game-time decision for Week 4.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (back) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He is expected to start in Week 4.

TE | Bo Scaife | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans TE Bo Scaife (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. It appears he will be able to play in Week 4.

TE | Shawn Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills TE Shawn Nelson (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in Week 4.


Place Kicker

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns PK Phil Dawson (calf) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and he appears doubtful to play Week 4.

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