Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on November 17, 2009 @ 09:00:40 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (knee) is still not 100 percent healthy. Head coach Jim Schwartz said, "Sometimes, he gets up and he can't put pressure on his knee and he hobbles his way off the field." Schwartz has praised Stafford for being able to play through the injury. Schwartz added, "We didn't know how he would deal with an injury and how he would play through it. He's proved that through the last couple weeks."

QB | Kyle Orton | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels said the team will not know if QB Kyle Orton (ankle) will be able to play until later in the week.


Running Back

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said there is a chance RB Cedric Benson (hip) could play in Week 11. Benson is expected to be limited in practice this week.

RB | Garrett Wolfe | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Garrett Wolfe (kidney) was not on the practice field Monday, Nov. 16.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot, ankle) sat out the team's practice Monday, Nov. 16.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (foot) did not practice Monday, Nov. 16.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles) did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 16.

RB | Michael Turner | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling could start in Week 11 if RB Michael Turner (ankle) is unable to play.

RB | Jason Snelling | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling could start in Week 11 if RB Michael Turner (ankle) is unable to play.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (thumb) was bothered by his fractured thumb in the second half of the game in Week 10.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (concussion) is still experiencing "a little blurriness" and is uncertain if he can play in Week 11 against the Dallas Cowboys. He will regain his starting job when he returns to the team. Head coach Jim Zorn wants to see Portis participate in a full practice before playing him.


Fullback

FB | Brad Hoover | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers FS Charles Godfrey (ankle), FB Brad Hoover (ankle), DE Charles Johnson (pectoral) and DT Damione Lewis (shoulder) did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 16.

FB | John Kuhn | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (hand) broke his hand in Week 10. It is unknown if he will be able to practice this week. Kuhn will wear a splint, but does not need surgery.


Wide Receiver

WR | Josh Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs (undisclosed) has been released from hospital and is doing well after being injured in Week 10. However, Cribbs' agent, J.R. Rickert, is upset that the Browns left Cribbs in for the last play of the game and then ran a pointless hook-and-ladder with three seconds left that would not have made a difference in the outcome. "I can't even put into words how upset I am at them for leaving him in like that," Rickert said in a text. "Fortunately, he's doing well.''

WR | Derrick Williams | Detroit Lions | Injury News
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions WR Derrick Williams (hip) is dealing with a hip injury.

WR | Jacoby Jones | Houston Texans | Injury News
Drew Dougherty, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (calf) missed the team's practice Monday, Nov. 16.

WR | Keenan Burton | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Transaction
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the St. Louis Rams have placed WR Keenan Burton (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (knee) injured his knee during Week 10. He will likely miss some practice time this week.


Tight End

TE | Desmond Clark | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears TE Desmond Clark (neck), S Kevin Payne (back) and C Olin Kreutz (rest) sat out the team's practice Monday, Nov. 16.

TE | Steve Heiden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Cleveland Browns TE Steve Heiden (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the team's Week 10 game and is questionable to return.

TE | Dante Rosario | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers TE Dante Rosario (knee) was limited during practice Monday, Nov. 16.

TE | Anthony Fasano | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano (hip) did not practice Monday, Nov. 16.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
The Washington Post's Rick Maese reports the Washington Redskins are still a week away from having any new information on TE Chris Cooley (ankle).

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (knee) is expected to practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. Head coach Mike McCarthy expects Finley to play in Week 11.

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