Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on December 1, 2009 @ 09:08:26 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury News
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said QB Mark Sanchez (knee) has a sore knee with no major damage, but he stopped short of saying Sanchez will be fully healthy by Week 13. "I know he's sore, so we'll see how that goes," Ryan said. "It's a short week ... but he finished the game. I thought he was still moving around pretty good, so hopefully he'll be 100 percent when we play."

QB | Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Bob McManaman, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner (concussion) wanted to play Week 12 so bad, that he seriously considered lying to the team's medical staff about his concussion symptoms. Warner expressed anxiety about what his teammates thought of the decision to sit out the game. Warner said, "I can tell you I wrestled with it when I was going down to that room to talk to them (before the game), saying, 'Uh, do I want to stretch the truth a little bit? Do I not want to tell them everything so I can play?' Because I know I could dictate that."

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell (head) said he blacked out momentarily Week 12 after being slammed to the ground on the team's final offensive play. Head coach Jim Zorn said he expects Campbell to be OK, but he plans to ask the league office to review the hit.

QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Duffy, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco's (ankle) injury is not serious. "I kind of re-rolled it in the beginning of the second half," Flacco said. "I just put some tape on it. It felt good the rest of the time." Flacco had been dealing with the injury quietly for several weeks.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo's (back) sore back is doing much better Monday, Nov. 30, and it should not be an issue this week, according to head coach Wade Phillips.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning (foot) said his foot injury has not affected his play lately. "In the games it doesn't bother me and I don't think about it. This is not something I am overly concerned with," Manning said. "It has been the same for probably the last three to four weeks, it's nothing new. I can go out and practice and do all I need to do."

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (toe) has been diagnosed with turf toe and will not play in Week 13. He will meet with foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in the near future. The Falcons will take a week-by-week approach with Ryan.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is hopeful that QB Ben Roethlisberger's (concussion) exercise-induced headaches will not be a problem this week.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (finger) has a fractured right finger and will undergo tests Monday, Nov. 30, to determine how much time he will miss.


Running Back

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (unknown) is questionable for Week 13 with a stinger.

RB | Julius Jones | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Jim Mora said RB Julius Jones (lung) will remain the team's No. 1 running back when he returns from injury. "No, Julius is our starter. He's our starting running back," Mora said Monday, Nov. 30, adding that he hasn't even thought about demoting Jones while he remains pained by a bruised lung. "If he's fully healthy, and he's had a full week of practice, and everybody feels comfortable that he would be able to bear the workload that he would have to handle to be effective, then he would start."

RB | Larry Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals could dress four running backs in Week 13, depending on the availability of RB Bernard Scott (toe). RBs Cedric Benson (hip), RB Larry Johnson and RB Brian Leonard would likely be the other backs to dress.

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals could dress four running backs in Week 13, depending on the availability of RB Bernard Scott (toe). RBs Cedric Benson (hip), RB Larry Johnson and RB Brian Leonard would likely be the other backs to dress.

RB | Brian Leonard | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals could dress four running backs in Week 13, depending on the availability of RB Bernard Scott (toe). RBs Cedric Benson (hip), RB Larry Johnson and RB Brian Leonard would likely be the other backs to dress.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals could dress four running backs in Week 13, depending on the availability of RB Bernard Scott (toe). RBs Cedric Benson (hip), RB Larry Johnson and RB Brian Leonard would likely be the other backs to dress.

RB | Tim Hightower | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Bob McManaman, of The Arizona Republic, reports the Arizona Cardinals will monitor the health of RB Tim Hightower (thumb), but his injury does not appear serious.

RB | Michael Turner | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said RB Michael Turner's (ankle) status is "not clear at this time." Smith added the team would see where Turner is Wednesday, Dec. 2, and that he has not been ruled out for Week 13.

RB | Ahman Green | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OT Allen Barbre (knee), RB Ahman Green (groin) and CB Brandon Underwood (hamstring) "all worked out" Monday, Nov. 30, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell (neck) suffered a neck stinger Week 12, but he will likely return to the game.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (concussion) has been ruled out against the New Orleans Saints in Week 13. However, he could still return this year.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (concussion) will be re-evaluated this week after missing the last two games.


Fullback

FB | Le'Ron McClain | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (abdominal) was injured in Week 12 and did not return to the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (knee) sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in Week 12 and is expected to be sidelined for one to two weeks. The injury is not severe enough to place Clayton on Injured Reserve. WR Maurice Stovall is expected to start in Week 13 in Clayton's place.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said WR Jordy Nelson (shoulder) "is going to be OK."

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (concussion) will be tested this week following his concussion in Week 12. Head coach Andy Reid said Jackson is "OK." "He doesn't feel bad today," Reid said Monday, Nov. 30. "We are as cautious as they come with concussions. We're going to continue to test him and go through the process."


Tight End

TE | Brent Celek | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
The Philadelphia Daily News reports Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (thumb, hand) might not need surgery, according to head coach Andy Reid. Reid said the injury is "something he can function with."

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (foot) practiced Monday, Nov. 30.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports the Washington Redskins placed TE Chris Cooley (ankle) on the Injured Reserve list Monday, Nov. 30, officially ending his season.

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