Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on December 16, 2009 @ 09:25:46 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Steve Corkran, of the Oakland Tribune, reports Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (knees) is doubtful for Week 15.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young's (hamstring) status for Week 15 will likely remain unclear until later this week. Head coach Jeff Fisher said, "We want him to practice, we want him to play." Fisher added, "… We are not going to risk him to further injury. It is likely he'll be limited if he plays, it is unlikely he'll be 100 percent, but still there is different levels. We are encouraged and he'll be day to day." Fisher did not say if Young would be able to practice Wednesday, Dec. 16, but Fisher left open the possibility of Young missing practice time but still playing Week 15.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (glute) practiced in full Tuesday, Dec. 15.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (finger) is doubtful to return in Week 15, according to a league source. He is not expected back for practice Wednesday, Dec. 16, and is still experiencing swelling and discomfort. Delhomme will be re-evaluated at the end of the week.


Running Back

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (chest) appears unlikely to play in Week 15 after missing practice Tuesday, Dec. 15.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Darlington, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (foot) will get the big boot off his right foot in three or four weeks. Brown said his recovery is "either ahead of schedule or on schedule, however you want to look at it."

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Detroit Lions have placed RB Kevin Smith (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 15, ending his 2009 season.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (concussion) is confident he will return from the concussion that has ended his season this year.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) practiced in full Tuesday, Dec. 15.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (knee) practiced in full Tuesday, Dec. 15.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (back) was "very sore, obviously. But hopefully nothing worse," head coach Steve Spagnuolo said.


Fullback

FB | Greg Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 15.


Wide Receiver

WR | Michael Crabtree | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree (hip) suffered a hip contusion in Week 14, but the injury is not believed to be serious.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said Tuesday, Dec. 15, on Sirius NFL Radio that WR Percy Harvin (migraines) appears to be better this week and should be able to practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. Harvin has dealt with migraines since he was 10 years old. Childress said, "We're working vigorously to try to address [the issue] and take some testing and that type of thing, which I'm sure he's gone through before." Childress added that Harvin spent "a bunch" of Monday, Dec. 14, going through tests.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, ESPN.com reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald's (knee) MRI Tuesday, Dec. 15, revealed a bone bruise and a sprained knee. His status for Week 15 is uncertain.

WR | Nate Burleson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Nate Burleson (ankle) is in a plastic protective boot after suffering a high ankle sprain in Week 14. X-rays showed no fractures, but Burleson said it is possible he will not play again this year. However, he expressed hope that he can return to the team because of his high pain tolerance.

WR | Mike Sims-Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker (calf) practiced in full Tuesday, Dec. 15.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 15.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (foot) practiced in full Tuesday, Dec. 15.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon (knee) practiced in full Tuesday, Dec. 15.

WR | Brian Finneran | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
The Atlanta Falcons placed WR Brian Finneran (knee) on the Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Dec. 15.


Tight End

TE | Casey FitzSimmons | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Transaction
Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (concussion) was placed on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 15, ending his 2009 season.

TE | Martellus Bennett | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett (concussion) was not on the practice field Tuesday, Dec. 15.


Place Kicker

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 15.

PK | Neil Rackers | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals PK Neil Rackers (groin) was forced to kick off shorter in the team's Week 14 game to protect his injury, and was hurting afterward.

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