Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 10, 2010 @ 09:57:22 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jeff Garcia | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Anwar Richardson, of The Tampa Tribune, reports free-agent QB Jeff Garcia (Eagles) believes he still has enough left in the tank to be an established NFL quarterback and continues to look for a job with a team. "It's one of those of these things where my agent is out there. He has talked to people and it sounds like there is some interest out there," Garcia said. "It's just a matter of that interest stepping over and becoming a reality and somebody offering me a contract and getting the chance to come in and be a part of their team and hopefully be in a role where I can help a young guy out, or be a supportive backup, and go from there."

QB | Derek Anderson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
James Walker, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Browns) will visit the Arizona Cardinals Friday, March 12, according to a league source.

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo attended the University of Oklahoma's Pro Day Tuesday, March 9. Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford (shoulder) was unable to work out, but he will hold a private workout March 25. Spagnuolo said he would attend the private workout.


Running Back

RB | Larry Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Washington Redskins will host free-agent RB Larry Johnson (Bengals) Thursday, March 11.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports free-agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson (Chargers) will sign with the Minnesota Vikings if an agreement on playing time and money can be reached, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

RB | Kevin Jones | Free Agent | Transaction
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones said Tuesday, March 9, he has been released.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have cancelled their scheduled meeting with unrestricted free-agent RB Willie Parker (Steelers).

RB | Thomas Jones | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, speculated on Twitter that he could see a 65/35 split of touches between Kansas City Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and newly signed Thomas Jones. Babb said what many didn't see last year was how beaten up Charles was by the end of the season, noting Charles was "on fumes" by the end of the year.

RB | Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star, speculated on Twitter that he could see a 65/35 split of touches between Kansas City Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and newly signed Thomas Jones. Babb said what many didn't see last year was how beaten up Charles was by the end of the season, noting Charles was "on fumes" by the end of the year.

RB | Leon Washington | New York Jets | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have not shown interest in New York Jets restricted free-agent RB Leon Washington at this point.

RB | James Starks | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Buffalo RB James Starks has a scheduled visit with the New England Patriots March 12.


Wide Receiver

WR | Chad Ochocinco | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco said via Twitter that he would not only welcome free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bills) to the team but would play the role of No. 2 receiver, if needed. "Man it don't take that damn long to sign on the dotted line, lets go!!! You can be Batman, I will be Robin, lets go!!" Ochocinco said.

WR | Terrell Owens | Free Agent | Free Agency News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco said via Twitter that he would not only welcome free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bills) to the team but would play the role of No. 2 receiver, if needed. "Man it don't take that damn long to sign on the dotted line, lets go!!! You can be Batman, I will be Robin, lets go!!" Ochocinco said.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Lamont Smith, agent for unrestricted free-agent WR Antonio Bryant (Buccaneers), said the Washington Redskins are not the next team Bryant will be visiting.

WR | Derrick Mason | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Baltimore Ravens are trying to re-sign unrestricted free-agent WR Derrick Mason.


Tight End

TE | Daniel Coats | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Wednesday, March 10, that they have re-signed free-agent TE Daniel Coats. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

TE | Anthony Becht | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that the Arizona Cardinals have re-signed free-agent TE Anthony Becht to a one-year deal worth $950,000.

TE | Daniel Fells | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams made a strong push Tuesday, March 9, to retain free-agent TE Daniel Fells. Fells could make up his mind between the Rams or New England Patriots as early as Wednesday, March 10, according to league sources. Fells may be leaning toward the Rams because of his time spent with the program and familiarity with the coaches, according to those familiar with the negotiations.

TE | Chris Baker | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent TE Chris Baker (Patriots) this week.


Place Kicker

PK | Olindo Mare | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports via Twitter that Seattle Seahawks PK Olindo Mare has signed his franchise tender.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Barry Sims | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agency News
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports the Washington Redskins are involved in talks with free-agent OT Barry Sims (49ers), according to his agent.

OT | Jared Gaither | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have not shown interest in Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent OT Jared Gaither at this point.


Offensive Line

OL | Jeremy Bridges | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
Kent Somers, of the Arizona Republic, reports the Arizona Cardinals are still interested in re-signing unrestricted free-agent OT Jeremy Bridges.

OL | Jonathan Scott | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers have announced they have signed unrestricted free-agent OT Jonathan Scott (Bills) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Ma'ake Kemoeatu | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that the Washington Redskins have signed free-agent DL Ma'ake Kemoeatu (Panthers) to a two-year, $7 million deal.

DL | Shaun Smith | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports free-agent DL Shaun Smith (Bengals) is visiting the Kansas City Chiefs Wednesday, March 10.

DL | Greg Ellis | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports the agent for free-agent DL Greg Ellis (Raiders), James Williams, said Ellis is open to returning to the Dallas Cowboys in a reserve role.

DL | Jason Ferguson | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday, March 9, that they have re-signed free-agent DT Jason Ferguson. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

DL | Jamal Williams | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent DT Jamal Williams (Chargers) on a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Jarvis Green | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Denver Post reports the Denver Broncos have signed unrestricted free-agent DE Jarvis Green (Patriots). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Leonard Little | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams are talking with the agents for unrestricted free-agent DEs Leonard Little and James Hall in the hopes to re-signing both.


Linebacker

LB | Will Witherspoon | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
Updating a previous item, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Tennessee Titans have signed LB Will Witherspoon to a three-year contract worth $11 million. The deal includes $5 million guaranteed.

LB | Larry Foote | Detroit Lions | Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Larry Foote (Lions) is looking for a deal that exceeds what Cleveland Browns LB Scott Fujita received, according to a source. Fujita received a three-year deal worth $14 million with $8 million guaranteed.


Cornerback

CB | Marlin Jackson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports free-agent CB Marlin Jackson (Colts) will meet with the New York Jets.

CB | Brent Grimes | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Atlanta Falcons have announced they have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent CB Brent Grimes. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Leigh Bodden | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating an ongoing story, Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the New England Patriots have re-signed unrestricted free-agent CB Leigh Bodden to a five-year deal worth $28.5 million. The contract includes $10 million in guaranteed money.

CB | Benny Sapp | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings have re-signed free-agent CB Benny Sapp to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Leigh Torrence | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the New Orleans Saints have re-signed unrestricted free-agent CB Leigh Torrence to a one-year deal, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Gibril Wilson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to arrange a visit with free-agent S Brodney Pool (Browns) and S Gibril Wilson (Dolphins).


Free Safety

FS | Brodney Pool | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to arrange a visit with free-agent S Brodney Pool (Browns) and S Gibril Wilson (Dolphins).

FS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins have not made contact with St. Louis Rams restricted free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe at this time.

FS | Eric Berry | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
University of Tennessee S Eric Berry said during an interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio that he has met with the New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons and will meet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cleveland Browns after his Pro Day.

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