Fantasy football player injury news

by KFFL Staff on December 24, 2009 @ 14:35:48 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Charlie Frye | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Charlie Frye (concussion) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 24, and will start in Week 16.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (knees) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and is unlikely to be active in Week 16.

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (toe) is expected to start in Week 16.

QB | Matt Moore | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Matt Moore (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He should be able to play in Week 16.

QB | Ryan Fitzpatrick | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and is doubtful for Week 16.

QB | Trent Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills QB Trent Edwards (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and is out for Week 16.

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) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He is expected to play in Week 16.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, ESPN.com reports the Carolina Panthers have placed QB Jake Delhomme (finger) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Detroit Lions have placed QB Matthew Stafford (knee, shoulder) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (gluteus) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.


Running Back

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and may not play in Week 16.

RB | Michael Turner | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner (ankle) is not expected to play in Week 16.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He may not play in Week 16.

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. 24. He should be able to play in Week 16.

RB | Tyrell Sutton | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers RB Tyrell Sutton (thigh) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He may not be able to play in Week 16.

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. 24. He is expected to play in Week 16.

RB | Chris Jennings | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Chris Jennings (shoulder) fully participated during practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He will be able to play in Week 16.

RB | Glen Coffee | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers CB Nate Clements (shoulder), WR Isaac Bruce (ankle), RB Glen Coffee (hamstring) and LB Takeo Spikes (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

RB | Mike Hart | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (chest), RB Mike Hart (ankle), RB Chad Simpson (chest), OG Jamey Richard (shoulder), OT Ryan Diem (foot), OT Tony Ugoh (knee), PK Adam Vinatieri (knee), LB Gary Brackett (foot), CB Jacob Lacey (biceps), CB Tim Jennings (ankle), SS Aaron Francisco (ankle), SS Melvin Bullitt (shoulder) and FS Antoine Bethea (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (chest), RB Mike Hart (ankle), RB Chad Simpson (chest), OG Jamey Richard (shoulder), OT Ryan Diem (foot), OT Tony Ugoh (knee), PK Adam Vinatieri (knee), LB Gary Brackett (foot), CB Jacob Lacey (biceps), CB Tim Jennings (ankle), SS Aaron Francisco (ankle), SS Melvin Bullitt (shoulder) and FS Antoine Bethea (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.


Fullback

FB | Deon Anderson | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (illness) and FS Ken Hamlin (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. Both will be able to play in Week 16.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns FB Lawrence Vickers (hamstring), OT Joe Thomas (thigh), DE Kenyon Coleman (knee, elbow) and SS Ray Ventrone (finger) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 24. They are expected to play in Week 16.


Wide Receiver

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and is expected to miss his fourth straight game.

WR | Kelley Washington | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Justin Harper (foot), WR Kelley Washington (ankle) and TE L.J. Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. They will be able to play in Week 16.

WR | Michael Clayton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Michael Clayton (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He should be able to start 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) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 24, and is expected to play in Week 16.

WR | Dennis Northcutt | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Dennis Northcutt (groin) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and is expected to play in Week 16. However, he might have a limited role in the game.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 24.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (migraines, neck) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 24, and head coach Brad Childress is optimistic that the team doctors have a plan to help Harvin handle his migraine headaches. The two bulging discs in his neck are not believed to be serious.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 24, and will be fine for Week 16.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 24. HE should be able to play in Week 16.

WR | Nate Washington | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 24, and is probable for the team's Week 16 game Friday, Dec. 25.

WR | Devin Thomas | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Devin Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He expects to play in Week 16.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Indianapolis Colts have announced they have placed WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2009 season.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos WR Eddie Royal (neck) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (calf) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

WR | Isaac Bruce | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers CB Nate Clements (shoulder), WR Isaac Bruce (ankle), RB Glen Coffee (hamstring) and LB Takeo Spikes (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Mark Clayton (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said during his press conference that WR Jeremy Maclin (foot) looks like he will be able to play in Week 16 at this point. Maclin said his foot is feeling good.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.


Tight End

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (concussion) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and needs to pass another concussion test before playing in Week 16.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (chest) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He will be able to start Week 16.

TE | L.J. Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Justin Harper (foot), WR Kelley Washington (ankle) and TE L.J. Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. They will be able to play in Week 16.

TE | Martellus Bennett | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett (head) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He will be able to play in Week 16.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He should be able to play in Week 16.

TE | Desmond Clark | Chicago Bears | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Chicago Bears S Al Afalava (knee), LB Lance Briggs (back), TE Desmond Clark (illness) and S Kevin Payne (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.


Place Kicker

PK | Neil Rackers | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals PK Neil Rackers (groin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and is unlikely to play in Week 16.

PK | Lawrence Tynes | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24. He expects to play in Week 16.

PK | Joe Nedney | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers PK Joe Nedney (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 23, and has already been declared out for Week 16.

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (chest), RB Mike Hart (ankle), RB Chad Simpson (chest), OG Jamey Richard (shoulder), OT Ryan Diem (foot), OT Tony Ugoh (knee), PK Adam Vinatieri (knee), LB Gary Brackett (foot), CB Jacob Lacey (biceps), CB Tim Jennings (ankle), SS Aaron Francisco (ankle), SS Melvin Bullitt (shoulder) and FS Antoine Bethea (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

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