Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on November 3, 2009 @ 09:51:15 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Paul Schwartz, of the New York Post, reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning (foot) insists his right foot is not an issue. Manning said, "It feels great. It hasn't bothered me all week. I'm not taping it, I'm not doing anything with it any more. That's not the problem."

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports Dr. James Andrews performed surgery on Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford (shoulder).

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (foot, toe) is nursing a sprain on one foot and a sprained toe on the other foot. Head coach Mike McCarthy said Rodgers could miss some practice time this week, but is expected to start against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 9.

QB | Trent Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Buffalo Bills QB Trent Edwards (concussion) is expected to return as the team's starting quarterback after their bye week, according to a league source. He has been progressing well and performing better in cognitive testing.


Running Back

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (knee) missed the team's practice Monday, Nov. 2, but he said he would be able to practice Wednesday, Nov. 4.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Jerry McDonald, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (knee) went through a workout Monday, Nov. 2, and has been improving. "We went out there today and worked on cuts. I was kind of winded," McFadden said. "That was one of the main things, see if I can get out there and do a little running around and get good footing." He is hoping to return against the Kansas City Chiefs Nov. 15.


Fullback

FB | Jeremi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Jeremi Johnson (knee) missed the team's practice Monday, Nov. 2, but he said he would be ready for Week 9.


Wide Receiver

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (shin) suffered a shin injury in Week 8, according to head coach Sean Payton.

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (hip) suffered a hip pointer during the team's Week 8 game. Head coach Tom Coughlin said Hixon was "sore," and that he would not know much more on him until Wednesday, Nov. 4.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) no longer feels pain in his left foot. Schilens is expected to make his regular-season debut Week 10, according to head coach Tom Cable.

WR | Danny Amendola | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola (concussion) and OG Jacob Bell (concussion) will both undergo concussion tests Tuesday, Nov. 3. The Rams have a bye in Week 9.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said he is still unsure of the status of WR Calvin Johnson (knee) heading into Week 9.

WR | James Hardy | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the Buffalo Bills are expected to promote WR James Hardy (knee) to their active roster because he has shown that he is fully recovered from knee surgery. Hardy has been on the Physically Unable to Perform List, but began practicing two weeks ago. The team has a bye week in Week 9.


Tight End

TE | Shawn Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills TE Shawn Nelson (migraine) appears closer to practicing after suffering from migraines the past two weeks. Head coach Dick Jauron said, "Shawn Nelson we're kind of anticipating that he may be able to come back this week."

TE | James Casey | Houston Texans | Injury News
Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is hoping that TE James Casey (knee) can return in three weeks.

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (knee) will undergo season-ending surgery for a torn ACL in his knee, according to the Houston Chronicle. He is scheduled to undergo tests Monday, Nov. 1, to determine the severity of the injury.


Place Kicker

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Transaction
ESPN.com reports the Cleveland Browns released PK Billy Cundiff Tuesday, Nov. 3, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The move indicates that PK Phil Dawson (calf) is fully recovered from a calf injury.

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