Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on November 6, 2009 @ 11:26:25 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (rib) said the healing process for his rib injury has been slowed by coming back from the injury early. Hasselbeck added that he is getting better each week. He said, "One of the things when you come back early from an injury when you really shouldn't probably, you add on some healing time. You probably add on, create some other nagging things. I think that's probably the case. But I hope that I can get there."

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He is expected to play in Week 9.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (foot, toe) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He probably will practice Friday, Nov. 6, and is expected to play in Week 9.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (chest) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He will be able to start in Week 9.


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') is listed as questionable for Week 9, but he practiced Friday, Nov. 6.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 6. He is listed as questionable for Week 9.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
The Boston Herald reports New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (knee) is likely to return in two weeks, which means he could be back Nov. 22 against the New York Jets. Morris is dealing with a torn MCL.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (thumb) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5, and is expected to play Week 9.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (shoulder) participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He is expected to play in Week 9.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He is expected to play in Week 9.

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, Nov. 5. He will not play in Week 9.

RB | Jason Snelling | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He may be able to play in Week 9.

RB | Jerious Norwood | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood (hip) and DT Thomas Johnson (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. They are not expected to play in Week 9.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Jonathan Wilhite (illness), RB Sammy Morris (knee), OT Matt Light (knee) and DL Jarvis Green (knee) were not present during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Nov. 5.


Fullback

FB | Brad Hoover | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers FB Brad Hoover (ankle) will not play in Week 8 because of a high ankle sprain.

FB | Jeremi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FB Jeremi Johnson (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 5, and he could play Week 9.

FB | Le'Ron McClain | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He is expected to play in Week 9.

FB | Korey Hall | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He will not play in Week 9.


Wide Receiver

WR | Muhsin Muhammad | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad (knee) is listed as questionable for Week 9, but he is expected to sit out his second straight game.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 6. He is listed as probable for Week 9.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 6. He is listed as probable for Week 9.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 6. He has been ruled out for the team's Week 9 game.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
The Indianapolis Colts have announced WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday, Nov. 5, to clean out some loose particles. There is no timetable for his return.

WR | Ben Obomanu | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks WR Ben Obomanu (oblique) missed the team's practice Thursday, Nov. 5, and is questionable for Week 9.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Tim Twentyman, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) worked with the first-team offense during practice Thursday, Nov. 5, and looks ready to ply in Week 9.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (groin) participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He is expected to play in Week 9.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (wrist) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He should be able to play in Week 9.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He should be able to play in Week 9.

WR | Brian Finneran | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (ankle), WR Brian Finneran (ankle) and LB Curtis Lofton (knee, ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. They are expected to play in Week 9.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He likely will play in Week 9.

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, Nov. 5, but is expected to play in Week 9.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Randy Moss (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 5, and his status for Week 9 is unknown.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. It appears he will not play in Week 9.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (neck) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. It is not known if he will be able to practice Friday, Nov. 6. His status for Week 9 is uncertain but likely will play if medically cleared.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (ankle) did not practice again Thursday, Nov. 5, and will be a game-time decision in Week 9.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle) is not participating in practice Thursday, Nov. 5.

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm), RB Fred Taylor (ankle), CB Jonathan Wilhite (illness), RB Sammy Morris (knee), OT Matt Light (knee) and DL Jarvis Green (knee) were not present during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Nov. 5.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (foot) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5, and he will play Week 9.

TE | Greg Olsen | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears TE Greg Olsen (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5, and is expected to start in Week 9.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He is expected to play in Week 9.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 5.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. It appears he is at least one week away from returning.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. He will not play in Week 9 and hopes to return in early December.

TE | Dante Rosario | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers FB Brad Hoover (ankle), FB Tony Fiammetta (head), TE Dante Rosario (knee) and FS Charles Godfrey (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5.


Place Kicker

PK | Neil Rackers | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals PK Neil Rackers (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 5, and will be fine to play in Week 9.

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