Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on December 17, 2009 @ 11:58:17 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (finger) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. He is not expected to suit up for Week 15.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Randy Lange, of NewYorkJets.com, reports New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he is not ready to name the starting quarterback for the team's Week 15 game against the Atlanta Falcons. Ryan said QB Mark Sanchez (knee) took 75 percent of the repetitions with the first-team offense in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. QB Kellen Clemens took 25 percent of the repetitions. Ryan said Sanchez looked more comfortable in practice Thursday.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder, finger, rib) returned to practice Thursday, Dec. 17.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning (foot) participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. He is expected to play in Week 15.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said during his press conference that the team is considering putting QB Marc Bulger (knee) and OT Jason Smith (concussion) on Injured Reserve.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (toe) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Chrissie Wywrot, of DetroitLions.com, reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) is unlikely to play in Week 15, according to head coach Jim Schwartz. "He's probably in the same boat that he was," Schwartz said. "He's making progress. We'll see, but he's not likely to play, but things can change, but he's not likely to play. His status really hasn't changed. He's still making progress. He's getting a little better but he's still a ways away." QB Daunte Culpepper would start in Stafford's place.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (knee, hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

QB | Kyle Boller | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams QB Kyle Boller (illness), C Jason Brown (illness), OT Jason Smith (concussion) and DE Leonard Little (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (gluteus) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 15.


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles', toe) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. He should be able to play in Week 15.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankles, foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. He is expected to play in Week 15.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Nakia Hogan, of The Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16. Bell expects to play Week 15. Bell said, "The only way I'm not going to be out there is if the coaches tell me I'm not going to be out there or if something happens, which I don't think will. I'm 100 percent healthy. It was just a precaution last week."

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (knee) at least tore his ACL Week 14, according to head coach Jim Schwartz. Schwartz said the swelling had gone down and Smith was walking around without crutches as he awaits surgery.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Chris Jennings | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Cleveland Browns LB Blake Costanzo (shoulder), RB Chris Jennings (shoulder), WR Brian Robiskie (toe) and TE Robert Royal (finger) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (toe), RB Brian Leonard (calf) and DT Tank Johnson (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Tim Hightower | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Tim Hightower (thumb) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Edgar Thompson, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (foot) said his foot feels good and he could be able to return for offseason workouts.

RB | Michael Turner | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (concussion) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (ribs), C Chris Myers (ribs) and OG Kasey Studdard (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Christopher Price, of WEEI.com, reports New England Patriots RB Fred Taylor (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 15.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 15.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (chest) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He has been ruled out for Week 15.


Fullback

FB | Greg Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars will place FB Greg Jones (ankle) on Injured Reserve because of a high ankle sprain.

FB | Moran Norris | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
San Francisco 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks (foot) and FB Moran Norris (toe) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Cleveland Browns LB David Bowens (knee), DE Kenyon Coleman (knee), WR Josh Cribbs (ankle), OG Rex Hadnot (knee), FB Lawrence Vickers (hamstring) and CB Eric Wright (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

FB | Deon Anderson | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (knee), CB Terence Newman (knee) and S Gerald Sensabaugh (thumb) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

FB | Leonard Weaver | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri (knee), WR Jason Avant (hamstring), C Nick Cole (knee), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), DT Mike Patterson (wrist), FB Leonard Weaver (hamstring) and LB Tracy White (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

FB | Vonta Leach | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans FB Vonta Leach (illness) and LB Brian Cushing (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.


Wide Receiver

WR | Muhsin Muhammad | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Muhsin Muhammad (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. He should be able to play in Week 15.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Dec. 17.

WR | Terrell Owens | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Terrell Owens (undisclosed) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Dec. 17.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Nakia Hogan, of The Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (ankle, hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (calf) is not expected to practice Thursday, Dec. 17, and he will likely be questionable for Week 15.

WR | Isaac Bruce | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
San Francisco 49ers WR Isaac Bruce (ankle), S DaShon Goldson (chest), RB Michael Robinson (shoulder), OT Barry Sims (knee), LB Takeo Spikes (hamstring) and TE Delanie Walker (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Sammie Stroughter | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Sammie Stroughter (back) and CB Derrick Roberson (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (migraines) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 16, and is doubtful to play Week 15, according to head coach Tom Cable.

WR | Brian Robiskie | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Cleveland Browns LB Blake Costanzo (shoulder), RB Chris Jennings (shoulder), WR Brian Robiskie (toe) and TE Robert Royal (finger) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Josh Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Cleveland Browns LB David Bowens (knee), DE Kenyon Coleman (knee), WR Josh Cribbs (ankle), OG Rex Hadnot (knee), FB Lawrence Vickers (hamstring) and CB Eric Wright (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Dennis Northcutt | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (ankle), LS Don Muhlbach (concussion) and WR Dennis Northcutt (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (finger) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Kelley Washington | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Baltimore Ravens C Matt Birk (neck), OT Jared Gaither (foot), SS K.J. Gerard (thigh), LB Jarret Johnson (knee, back), DT Brandon McKinney (back), TE L.J. Smith (ankle) and WR Kelley Washington (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens WR Mark Clayton (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Michael Jenkins | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons WR Michael Jenkins (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Nate Washington | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Davone Bess | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Davone Bess (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Packers.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Limas Sweed | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Packers.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (undisclosed), C Justin Hartwig (knee), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and WR Limas Sweed (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16, and said he will play in Week 15.

WR | Mike Sims-Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 15.

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Christopher Price, of WEEI.com, reports New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (forearm) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Sam Aiken | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Christopher Price, of WEEI.com, reports New England Patriots WR Sam Aiken (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 15.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He is listed as probable for Week 15.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. He has been ruled out for Week 15.


Tight End

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Visanthe Shiancoe | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe (ribs) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (concussion) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 16, and is questionable to play Week 15, according to head coach Tom Cable.

TE | Robert Royal | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Cleveland Browns LB Blake Costanzo (shoulder), RB Chris Jennings (shoulder), WR Brian Robiskie (toe) and TE Robert Royal (finger) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Martellus Bennett | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett (concussion), OT Marc Colombo (ankle) and S Pat Watkins (knee) have been ruled out for Week 15.

TE | L.J. Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Baltimore Ravens C Matt Birk (neck), OT Jared Gaither (foot), SS K.J. Gerard (thigh), LB Jarret Johnson (knee, back), DT Brandon McKinney (back), TE L.J. Smith (ankle) and WR Kelley Washington (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Justin Peelle | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons TE Justin Peelle (head) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | John Gilmore | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE John Gilmore (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Brent Celek | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (back, thumb) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Joe Klopfenstein | Free Agent | Injury News
Christopher Price, of WEEI.com, reports Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd (groin), WR Justin Jenkins (knee), TE Joe Klopfenstein (ankle) and OT Jamon Meredith (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Zach X. Miller | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars TE Zach X. Miller (shoulder), OG Kynan Forney (back), DE Julius Williams (knee), DT John Henderson (shoulder), LB Daryl Smith (thigh) and CB Derek Cox (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. They are listed as probable for Week 15.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Christopher Price, of WEEI.com, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.


Place Kicker

PK | Neil Rackers | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Arizona Cardinals OT Mike Gandy (pelvis) and PK Neil Rackers (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (knee), CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) and SS Aaron Francisco (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. They have been ruled out for Week 15.

PK | Garrett Hartley | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints PK Garrett Hartley (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. Head coach Sean Payton said Hartley is expected to be ready by the end of the week.

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