Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 16, 2009 @ 12:36:49 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (thumb) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 6.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (knee) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Oct. 16.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Clare Farnsworth, of Seahawks.com, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (rib) said he does not think his rib injury will be a big concern in Week 6.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 15.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (rib, shoulder) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 15. He should be able to play in Week 6.


Running Back

RB | Mewelde Moore | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (illness) is expected to start in Week 6, while RB Willie Parker (toe) will be worked in slowly during the game. RB Mewelde Moore will continue to be the third-down back.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (illness) is expected to start in Week 6, while RB Willie Parker (toe) will be worked in slowly during the game. RB Mewelde Moore will continue to be the third-down back.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (illness) is expected to start in Week 6, while RB Willie Parker (toe) will be worked in slowly during the game. RB Mewelde Moore will continue to be the third-down back.

RB | Brian Leonard | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Brian Leonard (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 16. He is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') participated in practice Friday, Oct. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 6 and will play in the game.

RB | Maurice Morris | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hip) and FS Ko Simpson (hamstring) are participating during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Oct. 16.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Fred Taylor (ankle) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 15, and a timetable for a return is unknown.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter (ankle) practiced Thursday, Oct. 15, and he plans to play Week 6. Buckhalter said his ankle is 90 percent healthy.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (knee) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 15, and he is out for Week 6.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 15.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 15. He should be able to play even though head coach Sean Payton said the injury has been lingering.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 15. He likely will be able to play in Week 6.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 15. He should play extensively in Week 6.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Caplan, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys running backs coach Skip Peete said the quadriceps injury RB Marion Barber III (quadriceps) has could linger for up to 10 weeks. "He's just got to keep strengthening. He's a little weaker than he was prior to being hurt," Peete said. "He's doing well. He just doesn't have the burst that he's had before he got injured."


Fullback

FB | Ovie Mughelli | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB Ovie Mughelli (calf) and FS Antoine Harris (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 16. They are not expected to play in Week 6.

FB | B.J. Askew | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB B.J. Askew (back, neck) was been ruled out of the team's Week 6 game. He suffered back and neck injuries when he was involved in a car accident earlier this week.

FB | Greg Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, and it is not known how severe the injury is.

FB | Korey Hall | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (calf) will not practice or play in Week 6 after straining his calf in practice Monday, Oct. 12. He could also miss the following week.


Wide Receiver

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 6 and will play.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Oct. 16.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 15, and is highly unlikely to play Week 6.

WR | Nate Burleson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Nate Burleson (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, but he should play Week 6.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, but he could be active for Week 6.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, but he will likely play Week 6.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 15. He probably will play in Week 5 but probably will be limited.

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. 15. The Buccaneers expect Bryant to play in Week 6.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 15. His status for Week 6 is uncertain but likely will not have prominent role if he dress for the game.


Tight End

TE | Dante Rosario | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers TE Dante Rosario (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 16. He is listed as questionable for Week 6 but will be able to play.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (calf) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15.

TE | Steve Heiden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB David Bowens (knee), TE Steve Heiden (knee), LB D'Qwell Jackson (hamstring), LB Eric Barton (neck) and TE Robert Royal (foot, finger) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, but they are expected to play Week 6.

TE | Robert Royal | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB David Bowens (knee), TE Steve Heiden (knee), LB D'Qwell Jackson (hamstring), LB Eric Barton (neck) and TE Robert Royal (foot, finger) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, but they are expected to play Week 6.

TE | Jerramy Stevens | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Jerramy Stevens (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 15. He is expected to play in Week 6.


Place Kicker

PK | Jason Elam | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons PK Jason Elam (hamstring) and WR Marty Booker (abdomen) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 16. They are listed as probable for Week 6 and are expected to play.

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns PK Phil Dawson (calf) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, and he could be a game-time decision for Week 6.

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