Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on December 8, 2009 @ 09:39:39 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (shoulder) will start in Week 14. although he could miss some practice time this week.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
David Scott, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox, while pleased with QB Matt Moore's performance in Week 13, was not ready to name him the starter for Week 14. "It's just like any other position," Fox said. "We'll evaluate it. That's why we practice." Fox was equally evasive on whether QB Jake Delhomme (finger) would return as a starter when his broken finger heals.

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is encouraged by QB Matt Ryan's (toe) recovery and has not ruled him out for Week 14. Smith is not sure if Ryan will return to practice Wednesday, Dec. 9.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions head coach Jims Schwartz said QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) was sore Monday, Dec. 7. Schwartz added, "A lot of the same soreness that he had after the Cleveland game." Schwartz said he has "a pretty good idea" who will start at quarterback Week 14, but he added that "there are shades of gray in that," citing competitive advantage as the reason he will keep his decision under wraps.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) has a good chance to play in Week 14. More on Schaub's status will be known Wednesday, Dec. 9, or Thursday, Dec. 10.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Dennis Waszak Jr., of The Associated Press, reports New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) was not participating in practice Monday, Dec. 7, but head coach Rex Ryan is optimistic that Sanchez will be able to start Week 14.


Running Back

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle) will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 9.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (ankle) did not participate in practice Monday, Dec. 7.

RB | Chris Jennings | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns RB Chris Jennings (shoulder) was limited during practice Monday, Dec. 7.

RB | Steve Slaton | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said RB Steve Slaton (neck, shoulder) will see a specialist in Dallas Tuesday, Dec. 8. He is considered day-to-day.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said RB Bernard Scott (toe) will not be able to play in Week 14.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said during his press conference Monday, Dec. 7, that RB Brian Westbrook (concussion) has not been having any headaches and will be tested in the next couple of days.

RB | Clifton Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Clifton Smith (concussion) may be placed on Injured Reserve after suffering his second concussion of the season in Week 13.


Fullback

FB | Mike Karney | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams FB Mike Karney (neck) underwent an X-ray on his neck, which confirmed that he is healthy enough to practice this week.

FB | Deon Anderson | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (knee) suffered a bruised knee in Week 13 and was limping badly after the game.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns LB David Bowens (knee), LB Blake Costanzo (shoulder), OG Rex Hadnot (knee), DE Robaire Smith (shoulder), FB Lawrence Vickers (hamstring), LB Kamerion Wimbley (knee) and CB Eric Wright (finger) were limited during practice Monday, Dec. 7.

FB | Mike Sellers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
John Taylor, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FB Mike Sellers (thigh) was taken to the hospital after the team's Week 13 game because of a thigh bruise that had compartmental syndrome, where blood builds up and has to be drained. It is unknown if he will be ready for Week 14.


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) underwent an MRI exam Monday, Dec. 7, that showed he has a shoulder injury. He will try to play through the injury for the rest of the season.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (concussion) told ESPN 950 in Philadelphia Monday, Dec. 7, that he will play Week 14 against the New York Giants. Jackson said he wasn't sure if he would practice Wednesday, Dec. 9, because he has to undergo more evaluations Tuesday, Dec. 8.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) did not participate in practice Monday, Dec. 7.

WR | Brian Robiskie | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns WR Brian Robiskie (toe) was limited during practice Monday, Dec. 7.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said during his press conference Monday, Dec. 7, that WR Jeremy Maclin (shoulder, foot) suffered a shoulder sprain in Week 13 and his plantar fasciitis is bothering him, but should be able to play in Week 14.

WR | Antwaan Randle El | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
John Taylor, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El (clavicle) suffered a "clavicle separation" in Week 13, but should not miss any time, according to head coach Jim Zorn.


Tight End

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (knee) briefly left the team's Week 13 game with a knee injury but was able to return.

TE | Robert Royal | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns TE Michael Gaines (shoulder), TE Robert Royal (finger) and CB Mike Adams (finger) fully participated in practice Monday, Dec. 7.

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