Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on December 7, 2009 @ 08:39:02 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner (hip) suffered a hip injury late in Week 13 and was noticeably limping after the game. Warner said it is not the same hip on which he had offseason surgery, but added "it's pretty sore."

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) said he planning to undergo another MRI exam Monday, Dec. 7, "just to be safe and all that." Stafford did not say if his shoulder popped out like it did against the Cleveland Browns Week 11.

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (hand) banged up his throwing hand Week 13, but his injury isn't serious. He implied that his hand contributed to the team running the ball more often.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick (hand) suffered a hand contusion Week 13.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) dislocated his left shoulder in Week 13 but was able to return after his shoulder was able to be put back into place.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (arm) was 19-for-29 for 352 yards with two touchdown passes and two interceptions Week 13 against the Miami Dolphins. He left the field briefly during the game with an arm injury, but he was able to return without missing a play.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said QB Ben Roethlisberger (head) did not have any problems relating to his previous concussion this week. Tomlin said "all systems are go" for Roethlisberger entering Week 13.


Running Back

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle, foot) underwent precautionary X-rays following Week 13 but reported no further injury. "I made it through OK. No more injuries," Bradshaw said.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (hand) sprained his hand Week 13. Forte continued to play in the game, so the injury appears to be minor.

RB | Kahlil Bell | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kahlil Bell (ribs) suffered bruised ribs Week 13. Bell will not need an MRI exam.

RB | Chris Brown | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (ankle) was 19-for-27 for 207 yards with a touchdown pass and an interception Week 13 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Schaub left in the first quarter with a shoulder injury, but he was able to return in the second quarter. Schaub was replaced by QB Rex Grossman, who went 3-for-9 for 33 yards with an interception. The Texans' third thrown interception came on a halfback pass by RB Chris Brown.

RB | Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (shoulder) left the team's Week 13 game because of a shoulder injury but returned later in the game after the trainers put a brace on his right shoulder.

RB | Clifton Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Clifton Smith (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 13 and did not return to the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Donnie Avery | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury Week 13. He missed a handful of plays and the injury appears to be minor.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (calf) suffered a mild calf strain Week 13, but he should be OK for Week 14. Hester said, "When I hit the ground, my calf was feeling funny." He is planning to test his calf out Monday, Dec. 7. He will not need an MRI exam and should practice at some point this week.

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