Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on October 30, 2009 @ 09:44:44 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (ribs) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29, and he will likely play Week 8.

QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29, and he will start Week 8.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He is expected to practice fully Friday, Oct. 30, and will play in Week 8.

QB | Derek Anderson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns QB Derek Anderson (hip) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (hip) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, but will start against the Green Bay Packers in Week 8.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He is expected to play in Week 8 barring a setback.

QB | Trent Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills QB Trent Edwards (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He will not play in Week 8.


Running Back

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (thumb) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (shoulder) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 29, but he will be a game-time decision for Week 8.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (knee) is out for the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Javon Ringer | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB Javon Ringer (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He will not play in Week 8.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (wrist) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

RB | Jason Snelling | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He likely will not play in Week 8.

RB | Jerious Norwood | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood (hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He is not expected to play in Week 8.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He likely will practice Friday, Oct. 30.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook's (concussion, knee) status for Week 8 is uncertain.

RB | Ricky Williams | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins DL Jason Ferguson (foot) and RB Ricky Williams (thumb) both practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29.

RB | Adrian N. Peterson | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Adrian N. Peterson (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He is expected to play in Week 8.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Shawn Springs (knee), RB Sammy Morris (knee), RB Laurence Maroney (rest), LB Jerod Mayo (rest), LB Junior Seau (rest), OT Matt Light (knee), DL Vince Wilfork (rest), WR Randy Moss (shoulder), DL Myron Pryor (rest), DL Ty Warren (ankle) and DL Jarvis Green (rest) were all held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Shawn Springs (knee), RB Sammy Morris (knee), RB Laurence Maroney (rest), LB Jerod Mayo (rest), LB Junior Seau (rest), OT Matt Light (knee), DL Vince Wilfork (rest), WR Randy Moss (shoulder), DL Myron Pryor (rest), DL Ty Warren (ankle) and DL Jarvis Green (rest) were all held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Shawn Springs (knee), RB Sammy Morris (knee), RB Laurence Maroney (rest), LB Jerod Mayo (rest), LB Junior Seau (rest), OT Matt Light (knee), DL Vince Wilfork (rest), WR Randy Moss (shoulder), DL Myron Pryor (rest), DL Ty Warren (ankle) and DL Jarvis Green (rest) were all held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Gaston Gazette reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29.


Fullback

FB | Korey Hall | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and will not play in Week 8.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns FB Lawrence Vickers (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

FB | Ovie Mughelli | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB Ovie Mughelli (calf) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He likely will play in Week 8.

FB | Terrelle Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ear), FS Ko Simpson (hamstring) and FB Terrelle Smith (illness) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. FitzSimmons and Simpson will play in Week 8, while Smith should be available to play.

FB | Jerome Felton | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FB Jerome Felton (ankle), DT Sammie Hill (ankle) and DE Turk McBride (head) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. They are expected to play in Week 8.

FB | Corey McIntyre | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills SS Donte Whitner (ankle), OT Jonathan Scott (ankle), TE Shawn Nelson (head), DT Kyle Williams (knee) and FB Corey McIntyre (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. They will not play in Week 8.

FB | Heath Evans | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports New Orleans Saints FB Heath Evans (knee) underwent season-ending surgery on his knee Thursday, Oct. 29.

FB | Brad Hoover | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers FB Brad Hoover (back) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29, and said his back feels better now than at any point since he was injured in Week 2.


Wide Receiver

WR | James Hardy | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR James Hardy (knee), who is on the Physically Unable to Perform list, has been practicing for eight days, but head coach Dick Jauron said the team will use nearly all 21 days of practice before deciding whether to activate him from the PUP list. Hardy said he was a little sore last week but it was normal soreness for someone who had not been practicing for a while.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress does not appear overly concerned about WR Percy Harvin (illness) missing practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He said Harvin received most of the game plan Wednesday, Oct. 28, and he hopes Harvin can practice Friday, Oct. 30.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and he is expected to be out for Week 8.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (groin) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 29, but he is expected to play Week 8.

WR | Brad Smith | New York Jets | Injury News
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets WR Brad Smith (quadriceps) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and he will likely return for the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and he is probably questionable for Week 8. He was seen running straight in practice, but he did not do any cutting. He will be a game-time decision.

WR | David Clowney | New York Jets | Injury News
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets WR David Clowney (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and there is a good chance he will play Week 8.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, but he will play Week 8.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, but he will play Week 8. Breaston will probably be limited for the rest of the year, but he should still play each week.

WR | Louis Murphy | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Louis Murphy (hip) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) were unable to finish the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 29, because of soreness. Both players will be re-evaluated.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and probably will not play Week 8.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (chest) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, and will play in Week 8. He is being fitted with special protection that connects to his shoulder pads. Johnson said he is feeling no pain.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (foot) is expected to play in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (foot) plans to play in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He looked good during the media-access portion of practice. Johnson is optimistic about playing in Week 8 and is expected to play.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Shawn Springs (knee), RB Sammy Morris (knee), RB Laurence Maroney (rest), LB Jerod Mayo (rest), LB Junior Seau (rest), OT Matt Light (knee), DL Vince Wilfork (rest), WR Randy Moss (shoulder), DL Myron Pryor (rest), DL Ty Warren (ankle) and DL Jarvis Green (rest) were all held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Shawn Springs (knee), RB Sammy Morris (knee), RB Laurence Maroney (rest), LB Jerod Mayo (rest), LB Junior Seau (rest), OT Matt Light (knee), DL Vince Wilfork (rest), WR Randy Moss (shoulder), DL Myron Pryor (rest), DL Ty Warren (ankle) and DL Jarvis Green (rest) were all held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers C Jason Spitz (back), FS Derrick Martin (hamstring), FB Korey Hall (calf), WR Jordy Nelson (knee) and TE Jermichael Finley (knee) missed practiced Thursday, Oct. 29.

WR | Muhsin Muhammad | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Gaston Gazette reports Carolina Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad (knee), TE Dante Rosario (knee) and FS Charles Godfrey (foot) all sat out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29, for the second straight day. WR Dwayne Jarrett will likely start as the No. 2 receiver in Week 8, while CB Sherrod Martin will likely start at free safety. TE Gary Barnidge looks to see increased playing time in place of Rosario.

WR | Dwayne Jarrett | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Gaston Gazette reports Carolina Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad (knee), TE Dante Rosario (knee) and FS Charles Godfrey (foot) all sat out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29, for the second straight day. WR Dwayne Jarrett will likely start as the No. 2 receiver in Week 8, while CB Sherrod Martin will likely start at free safety. TE Gary Barnidge looks to see increased playing time in place of Rosario.


Tight End

TE | Tony Stewart | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders TE Tony Stewart (chest) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29, but he will probably play Week 8.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. The plan is for him to wait until Saturday, Oct. 31, or Sunday, Nov. 1, to test his knee. His status for Week 8 is uncertain.

TE | Steve Heiden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Steve Heiden (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

TE | Robert Royal | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Robert Royal (hamstring, finger) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He could be a game-time decision for Week 8.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

TE | Shawn Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills SS Donte Whitner (ankle), OT Jonathan Scott (ankle), TE Shawn Nelson (head), DT Kyle Williams (knee) and FB Corey McIntyre (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. They will not play in Week 8.

TE | Dante Rosario | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Gaston Gazette reports Carolina Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad (knee), TE Dante Rosario (knee) and FS Charles Godfrey (foot) all sat out of practice Thursday, Oct. 29, for the second straight day. WR Dwayne Jarrett will likely start as the No. 2 receiver in Week 8, while CB Sherrod Martin will likely start at free safety. TE Gary Barnidge looks to see increased playing time in place of Rosario.


Place Kicker

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (knee) is out for the team's Week 8 game.

PK | Steven Hauschka | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens PK Steven Hauschka (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29, and he will play Week 8.

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns PK Phil Dawson (calf) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29. He may a game-time decision for Week 8.

PK | John Carney | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints PK John Carney (hip) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29, and is expected to be fine for Week 8.

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