Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on November 19, 2009 @ 09:36:47 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kyle Orton | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Kyle Orton (ankle) has torn ligaments in his left ankle. However, he is still hoping to start in Week 11. "I'll come back as fast as I can and try to lead the football team and try to be in the huddle just like everybody else," Orton said. "In this sport, you've got to play when you are dinged up, and the quarterback is no different."

QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (hip, groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning (foot) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.


Running Back

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Darlington, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (foot, ankle) is believed to have a Lisfranc fracture in his right foot.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (thumb) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Ladell Betts | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Ladell Betts (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (concussion) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Cadillac Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams (knee) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Michael Turner | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Jerious Norwood | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood (hip) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
The Philadelphia Eagles announced RB Brian Westbrook's (concussion) symptoms have improved significantly over the past three days, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center doctors. Westbrook was re-tested Wednesday, Nov. 18, with a battery of neuro-cognitive tests, as well as a comprehensive physical and neurological exam. Westbrook's results were favorable, and Dr. Joseph Marron and Dr. Michael Collins were encouraged by Westbrook's progress. Doctors feel that "he has an excellent prognosis and we expect a full recovery." Doctors added, "We developed a comprehensive physical rehab plan for Brian, and we will repeat the detailed testing in the next two to three weeks."

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter (knee) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots RB Fred Taylor (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Cedric Benson (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Nakia Hogan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. He is listed as questionable for Week 11.

RB | Julius Jones | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Greg Johns, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Jim Mora said RB Julius Jones (lung) will not play in Week 11 but may be able to play in Week 12.


Fullback

FB | John Kuhn | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers LB Brandon Chillar (hand), TE Jermichael Finley (knee), LB Aaron Kampman (concussion), FB John Kuhn (hand) and OT Mark Tauscher (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Carey Davis | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers FB Carey Davis (hamstring) and DE Travis Kirschke (calf) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Leonard Weaver | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri (knee), LB Chris Gocong (hamstring), DT Mike Patterson (wrist, toe), OT Jason Peters (ankle) and FB Leonard Weaver (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Cleveland Browns OT John St. Clair (shoulder) and FB Lawrence Vickers (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Jerome Felton | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions DT Joe Cohen (undisclosed), FS Louis Delmas (tooth, jaw) and FB Jerome Felton (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Naufahu Tahi | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings CB Benny Sapp (groin) and FB Naufahu Tahi (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Jeremi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FB Jeremi Johnson (chest) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

FB | Brad Hoover | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers FB Brad Hoover (ankle), DE Charles Johnson (pectoral) and FS Charles Godfrey (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. They are listed as doubtful for Week 11 and will not play.


Wide Receiver

WR | Michael Crabtree | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Isaac Bruce | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Isaac Bruce (ankle, elbow), RB Glen Coffee (concussion), DL Demetric Evans (shoulder), S Michael Lewis (quadriceps), RB Michael Robinson (shoulder), S Mark Roman (knee) and OT Adam Snyder (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (personal) and WR Mike Wallace (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall (neck) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (foot) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (knee) is out for the team's Week 11 game.

WR | Josh Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs (neck) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Nakia Hogan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.


Tight End

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (ankle) is out for the team's Week 11 game.

TE | Desmond Clark | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears TE Desmond Clark (neck), C Olin Kreutz (back) and S Kevin Payne (back) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

TE | Anthony Fasano | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano (hip) and LB Erik Walden (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. Both are listed as out for Week 11.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (foot) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (chest) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

TE | Steve Heiden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Transaction
Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Cleveland Browns have placed P Dave Zastudil (knee) and TE Steve Heiden (ankle) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2009 season.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Monique Walker, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

TE | James Casey | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE James Casey (knee) is expected to become a big part of the team's offense if he is able to play this week. "If (Casey) comes out today and (Tuesday) fine, I think all systems would be go," head coach Gary Kubiak said. "He'll become a big part of what we're doing over the next seven games. We're just trying to get him good and healthy for Monday."


Place Kicker

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

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