Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 21, 2009 @ 09:27:37 PDT



QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford said during a radio interview that he is not worried about his knee injury cutting his season short. Head coach Jim Schwartz would not set a timetable on Stafford's return.

Running Back

RB | DeShawn Wynn | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
The Green Bay Packers announced Wednesday, Oct. 21, that they have placed RB DeShawn Wynn (knee) on Injured Reserve.

RB | Brian Leonard | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Brian Leonard (groin) said he should be able to play in the team's Week 7 game after missing Week 6 because a groin injury.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Jason Cato and Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, report Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (knee) could be limited during practice this week because of a bruised knee but is expected to play in Week 7.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Ian Rapaport, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (knee) and OT Matt Light (knee) were both absent for a walk through Tuesday, Oct. 20.


FB | B.J. Askew | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Transaction
Jim Flynn, of, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed FB B.J. Askew (neck, back) on the Non-Football Injury list, ending his 2009 season. Askew was involved in a car accident last week and injured his neck and back.

Wide Receiver

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury News
The Boston Herald reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (arm) has suffered a broken arm.

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Korte, of the Belleville News Democrat, reports St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (hip) said he wouldn't miss any practice time this week, according to head coach Steve Spagnuolo. Spagnuolo said, "He was talking about, 'I'll be out there practicing coach, I'll be out there practicing.'"

WR | Brandon Tate | New England Patriots | Injury News
Jim Donaldson, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Brandon Tate (knee) may be activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list to add depth to the team's wide receiving corps.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) is expected to miss at least two weeks with a bruised knee sustained in Week 6.

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