Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 12, 2009 @ 09:54:36 PDT



QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (shoulder) said he should be ready to play in Week 6, even though he made an appearance in Week 5 following an injury to QB Kyle Boller (head). "It's getting close," Bulger said. "I still need a little more velocity throwing the ball. You never know till you get hit, so we'll see. But ... I think I'll be ready to play the game next week."

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (ribs) was diagnosed with two cracked ribs before returning to action in Week 5.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said he will wait and see how QB Matthew Stafford (knee) recovers from his right knee injury this week before deciding whether he will start in Week 6. "He's improving," Schwartz said. "But it's way too early to make that decision."

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (knee) said following the team's Week 5 game that he would have to see a doctor for treatment of his left knee after receiving a hit from Tennessee Titans DL Kyle Vanden Bosch. The injury is to the same knee that kept Manning out of the 2008 preseason and led to a slow start.

QB | Kyle Boller | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Updating a previous item, reports St. Louis Rams QB Kyle Boller (head) was "dinged" in the head during the team's Week 5 game, but head coach Steve Spagnuolo said the injury hasn't been diagnosed as a concussion. Boller will undergo further testing.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (thumb) suffered a sprained left thumb during Week 5.

Running Back

RB | Glen Coffee | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers OT Adam Snyder (thigh), DL Ray McDonald (ankle), CB Tarell Brown (groin) and RB Glen Coffee (leg) all suffered injuries in Week 5.

Wide Receiver

WR | Mario Manningham | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (chest) said following Week 5 that he felt good after bruising his chest during the game. Manningham added that he could have returned to the game.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of, reports Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said WR Calvin Johnson (knee) suffered a knee injury during Week 5 and was not able to return to the game. "We'll see where it is. He couldn't go back in and finish. We tried to get a sleeve on it, we tried to get a brace on it and it was a situation where it was still possible -- if he could feel good with it -- we would've put him back in the game. We couldn't get him settled down and we couldn't get him comfortable," Schwartz said. Johnson said he will see how he feels Monday, Oct. 12, and said he anticipated undergoing some tests on his injured knee.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports there is a feeling around the New York Jets that WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) will play Week 5.

Tight End

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Monique Walker, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (head) suffered a head injury during the team's Week 5 game.

TE | Tony Scheffler | Denver Broncos | Injury News reports Denver Broncos TE Tony Scheffler (back) returned to the team's Week 5 game.

TE | Jerramy Stevens | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Jerramy Stevens (quadriceps) left the team's Week 5 game with a quadriceps strain and did not return.

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