NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on February 12, 2010 @ 09:29:34 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre posted a thank you note on his website for the support he received from the Vikings fans this season but did not give any indication on whether he will return next season. He said he would cherish the memories of this season regardless of what his future holds.


Running Back

RB | Cadillac Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to tender an offer to impending restricted free-agent RB Cadillac Williams.

RB | Steve Slaton | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Steve Slaton (spine) underwent a discectomy to relieve pressure on the nerve root that was causing the problem in his spine. The recovery from the surgery will take four to six months. Head coach Gary Kubiak said Slanton will avoid contact until training camp.


Wide Receiver

WR | Matt Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating previous report, Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) to a one-year deal worth around $700,000.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are expected to have interest in unrestricted free-agent WR Donte' Stallworth (Browns).

WR | Maurice Stovall | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to tender offers to impending restricted free-agent OT Donald Penn, OT Jeremy Trueblood, WR Maurice Stovall and Barrett Ruud.

WR | Torry Holt | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears likely will not be interested in unrestricted free-agent WR Torry Holt.

WR | Brian Finneran | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agency News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with WR Brian Finneran. Financial terms were not disclosed. Finneran was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News, Fantasy
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not use their franchise or transition tag on impending free-agent WR Antonio Bryant this offseason. The Buccaneers are not expected to use either of their tags on any of their free agents.


Place Kicker

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Free Agency News
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Oakland Raiders could use their franchise and transition tags on impending free-agent DE Richard Seymour and PK Sebastian Janikowski if they are not able to agree to long-term contracts with the free agents.


Defensive Line

DL | Alex Brown | Chicago Bears | Free Agency News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DE Alex Brown has suggested the team go after Green Bay Packers DL Aaron Kampman, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The Packers are expected to make Kampman an offer.

DL | Jimmy Wilkerson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Jimmy Wilkerson (knee) underwent surgery in January to repair a knee injury.

DL | Richard Seymour | Oakland Raiders | Free Agency News
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Oakland Raiders could use their franchise and transition tags on impending free-agent DE Richard Seymour and PK Sebastian Janikowski if they are not able to agree to long-term contracts with the free agents.


Linebacker

LB | Barrett Ruud | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to tender offers to impending restricted free-agent OT Donald Penn, OT Jeremy Trueblood, WR Maurice Stovall and Barrett Ruud.

LB | Aaron Kampman | Green Bay Packers | Free Agency News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DE Alex Brown has suggested the team go after Green Bay Packers DL Aaron Kampman, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The Packers are expected to make Kampman an offer.

LB | Antonio Pierce | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Antonio Pierce (Giants) said he underwent an MRI on his neck recently that showed everything appears to be fine. Pierce suffered a bulging disk last season, but it was not the reason he was released by the New York Giants.

LB | Geno Hayes | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes (shoulder) underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in late January and is expected to miss three to four months because of the surgery.


Cornerback

CB | Adam Jones | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports the Cincinnati Bengals worked out free-agent CB Adam Jones (Cowboys) Thursday, Feb. 11, according to league sources.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Rick Alonzo, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings CB Antoine Winfield (foot) met with a foot specialist Thursday, Feb. 11, and he will not need surgery, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. He is expected to be completely healed and ready for training camp, according to the source.

CB | Frank Walker | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Ryan Mink, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Frank Walker, who is an impending unrestricted free-agent, said he definitely expects to re-sign with the Ravens this offseason.

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