Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on November 4, 2009 @ 09:15:18 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Trent Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Jay Skurski, of The Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills QB Trent Edwards (concussion) likely will start in Week 10 barring any setbacks, according to a source.


Running Back

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Carlos Monarrez, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said RB Kevin Smith (shoulder) remains the team's primary running back despite RB Maurice Morris sharing the load with Smith in Week 8 and being effective. Schwartz said the workload split was the result of a shoulder injury to Smith during the game. "I don't think that anything has changed from the fact of Kevin is our lead running back and Maurice is the complementary running back," Schwartz said. Smith started in Week 8 and had 16 carries for 45 yards. Morris had 14 carries for 63 yards.

RB | Kolby Smith | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley stopped short of saying the team would activate RB Kolby Smith (knee) for Week 9, but he did indicate it was likely. "I'm optimistic about having the opportunity to see him play," Haley said of Smith.

RB | Jerious Norwood | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said he did not have any injury updates for RB Jerious Norwood (hip) and RB Jason Snelling (hamstring) Tuesday, Nov. 3.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (knee) may be able to play in Week 10. He is expected to limited during practice this week.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), LB Adalius Thomas (undisclosed), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Jonathan Wilhite (undisclosed), RB Sammy Morris (knee), OT Matt Light (knee) and DL Jarvis Green (knee) were not seen during the media-access portion of practice Tuesday, Nov. 3.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), LB Adalius Thomas (undisclosed), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Jonathan Wilhite (undisclosed), RB Sammy Morris (knee), OT Matt Light (knee) and DL Jarvis Green (knee) were not seen during the media-access portion of practice Tuesday, Nov. 3.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Bob Brookover, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (concussion) will return to practice Wednesday, Nov. 4, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Fullback

FB | Brad Hoover | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports Carolina Panthers FB Brad Hoover (ankle) will likely miss a few weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain in Week 8. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Hoover is expected to miss several games.

FB | Jeremi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FB Jeremi Johnson (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 3, but is probable for Week 9.


Wide Receiver

WR | Danny Amendola | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola (concussion) missed practice Tuesday, Nov. 3, because of a concussion. He rode a stationary bike during practice, and is scheduled to undergo tests Wednesday, Nov. 4.

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury News
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), LB Adalius Thomas (undisclosed), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Jonathan Wilhite (undisclosed), RB Sammy Morris (knee), OT Matt Light (knee) and DL Jarvis Green (knee) were not seen during the media-access portion of practice Tuesday, Nov. 3.


Tight End

TE | Kevin Boss | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants TE Kevin Boss (ankle) said his right ankle is "tender" after re-injuring it Week 8. Boss appears to be in line to play Week 9.

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