Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 26, 2009 @ 11:37:38 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Trent Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will start in Week 8 in place of QB Trent Edwards (concussion). Head coach Dick Jauron sidestepped a question Monday, Oct. 26, about whether Edwards will regain the starting job once he's fully recovered from a concussion. Jauron said Edwards is improving and has been cleared to work out.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (hand) had X-rays on his left, non-throwing hand following Week 7, but said it was for precautionary reasons only.


Running Back

RB | Leon Washington | New York Jets | Injury News
Dave Hutchinson, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets RB Leon Washington (fibula), who is earning $535,000 in the final year of his current deal, took out a Lloyds of London insurance policy at the start of the season to protect against injury.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (shoulder) left the team's Week 7 game after spraining his shoulder during the second quarter. Brown, however, said the injury is not serious. "I'll be all right," Brown said. "It's something I've had before in college. I know how to handle it. I'll be back (Monday)."

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 7. The injury is not believed to be serious.


Fullback

FB | Heath Evans | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints FB Heath Evans (leg) suffered a right leg injury in Week 7.

FB | Corey McIntyre | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills FB Corey McIntyre (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 7. He did return to the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (ankle) played only in formations with three and four receivers in Week 7. WR Steve Breaston took Boldin's place in two-receiver formations. Boldin was noticeably hobbling in the second half.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (ankle) played only in formations with three and four receivers in Week 7. WR Steve Breaston took Boldin's place in two-receiver formations. Boldin was noticeably hobbling in the second half.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (chest) should be able to play in Week 8 even though he suffered a chest contusion in Week 7.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) suffered a strained hamstring in Week 7.

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (ribs, shoulder) suffered injuries to his ribs and shoulder Week 7, according to head coach Steve Spagnuolo. The extent of the injuries is not known.

WR | Muhsin Muhammad | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports Carolina Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad (knee) suffered a knee injury during the team's Week 7 game and is questionable to return. Muhammad is riding a stationary bike on the sideline.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (groin) suffered strained groin during the team's Week 7 game. He was able to return in the second half, but he did not finish the game.


Tight End

TE | Kevin Boss | New York Giants | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports New York Giants TE Kevin Boss (undisclosed) was seen leaving the X-ray room following Week 7. Boss received a helmet-to-helmet hit late in the game and was slow to get to his feet.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley's (knee) status for Week 8 is uncertain because of knee injury.

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