Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 15, 2010 @ 11:24:36 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agency News
Agent Ralph Cindrich tweeted restricted free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski has signed his one-year tender with the Oakland Raiders.

QB | Kyle Orton | Denver Broncos | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Peter King, of Sports Illustrated, reports Denver Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels called QB Kyle Orton Sunday, March 14, after the team dealt for QB Brady Quinn to let Orton know he was still the team's No. 1 quarterback.

QB | Brady Quinn | Denver Broncos | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Peter King, of Sports Illustrated, reports Denver Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels called QB Kyle Orton Sunday, March 14, after the team dealt for QB Brady Quinn to let Orton know he was still the team's No. 1 quarterback.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
SIRIUS NFL Radio reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (thumb) said he is about four-to-six weeks away from throwing after having surgery on his left thumb.

QB | Shaun Hill | Detroit Lions | Transaction
Matt Barrows, of The Sacramento Bee, reports the San Francisco 49ers have traded QB Shaun Hill to the Detroit Lions for a 2011 seventh-round draft choice.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Cleveland Browns | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said he did not promise newly added QB Jake Delhomme the team's starting quarterback job, but added Delhomme "certainly has the potential to be the starter" in Cleveland. The Browns still have QB Brady Quinn on roster, but he has been tied to plenty of trade speculation, and recently traded for QB Seneca Wallace.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Cleveland Browns | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said he did not promise newly added QB Jake Delhomme the team's starting quarterback job, but added Delhomme "certainly has the potential to be the starter" in Cleveland. The Browns still have QB Brady Quinn on roster, but he has been tied to plenty of trade speculation, and recently traded for QB Seneca Wallace.

QB | Matt Moore | Carolina Panthers | Draft Information, Free Agency News
Charles Chandler, of The Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers still have plenty of needs to fill. The team needs a quarterback to compete with QB Matt Moore for the starting job, wide receiver help to compliment WR Steve Smith, more depth and talent along the defensive line, and a game-breaking kick returner.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
SIRIUS NFL Radio reports Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) should be ready for the team's organized team activities.

QB | Luke McCown | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said the Buccaneers will receive a seventh-round draft choice from the Jacksonville Jaguars for when they traded QB Luke McCown to the Jaguars in the preseason.

QB | Charlie Whitehurst | San Diego Chargers | Free Agency News
Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports the Seattle Seahawks are negotiating a contract with San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent QB Charlie Whitehurst.


Running Back

RB | Brian Westbrook | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mark Craig, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings are not interested in free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), according to head coach Brad Childress.

RB | Albert Young | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Mark Craig, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said during a radio interview Friday, March 12, not to rule out RB Albert Young being promoted from the No. 3 running back spot. "Probably not enough has been said about Albert Young," Childress said. "Albert Young is a guy that has developed here tremendously in the last two years. As a matter of fact, Brett Favre and I had a long conversation about him when we were down south, and he believes he's got a chance to be a good back in this league."

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | Free Agency News
Mark Craig, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings made a similar offer to the one free-agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson (Chargers) accepted with the New York Jets, according to a league source. However, playing time was a factor in Tomlinson's decision. "Tomlinson wanted to go a team that he thought had a chance to compete for the championship," agent Tom Condon said. "He wanted to go where he had a chance to have a significant role, and so with the Jets, he also was going to be very familiar with the offensive system."

RB | Leon Washington | New York Jets | Injury News
The New York Post reports New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said the team expects RB Leon Washington (leg) to be 100 percent healthy by preseason.

RB | C.J. Spiller | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
The Associated Press reports Clemson RB C.J. Spiller decided not to run the 40-yard dash during the Tigers' Pro Day. "There really was no need to run it. Why waste the energy? Everyone knows that I'm fast," Spiller said. He was clocked at 4.37 seconds during his run at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this year. Spiller took part in every other drill, including agility and position drills on a rain-soaked Clemson practice field. "It wasn't the best conditions," Spiller added. The rain didn't seem to bother him, he caught just about everything thrown his way and did not miss a cut on the soggy turf.


Fullback

FB | Peyton Hillis | Cleveland Browns | Transaction
Updating previous reports, the Denver Broncos announced they have sent a 2011 sixth-round draft pick and a conditional 2012 draft choice to the Cleveland Browns along with FB Peyton Hillis for QB Brady Quinn, provided both players pass physicals with their new ball clubs.

FB | Naufahu Tahi | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are considering presenting an offer sheet to Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent FB Naufahu Tahi. The Bengals would not have to give the Vikings any compensation if Tahi signed an offer sheet and the Vikings declined to match.


Wide Receiver

WR | Muhsin Muhammad | Carolina Panthers | Free Agency News
Charles Chandler, of The Charlotte Observer, reports there has been no indication the Carolina Panthers plan to re-sign free-agent WR Muhsin Muhammad. Muhammad, an unrestricted free agent, turns 36 in May.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Draft Information, Free Agency News
Charles Chandler, of The Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers still have plenty of needs to fill. The team needs a quarterback to compete with QB Matt Moore for the starting job, wide receiver help to compliment WR Steve Smith, more depth and talent along the defensive line, and a game-breaking kick returner.

WR | Terrell Owens | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports unrestricted free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bills) said he believes he can play for two or three more seasons.

WR | Javon Walker | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Aron Angel, of NFL.com, reports unrestricted free-agent WR Javon Walker (Raiders) said during a television appearance that he is completely healthy and looking for a team to give him a chance to play.

WR | Jacoby Ford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
The Associated Press reports Clemson WR Jacoby Ford did not run the 40-yard dash during the Tigers' Pro Day. He was clocked at 4.28 seconds during his run at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this year.


Tight End

TE | Alge Crumpler | Tennessee Titans | Free Agency News
WEEI.com reports the New England Patriots are expected to put a full-court press on free-agent TE Alge Crumpler (Titans), who visited last week. Crumpler, as reported, is also negotiating with the Titans about re-signing with them.

TE | Anthony McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins have met with NFL Draft prospect TE Anthony McCoy, from the University of Southern California.

TE | Jimmy Graham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins have met with NFL Draft prospect TE Jimmy Graham, from the University of Miami.

TE | Jermaine Gresham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins like Oklahoma TE Jermaine Gresham, who is expected to be a first-round selection in the NFL Draft. The Dolphins, as reported, are likely to look for a tight end during the middle rounds of the draft.

TE | Anthony Fasano | Miami Dolphins | Draft Information, Free Agency News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins may select a tight end during the middle rounds of the NFL Draft to compete with TE Anthony Fasano, a restricted free agent, and backup TE Joey Haynos. The Dolphins have been eyeing several NFL Draft prospects at the position, which is considered deep this year.

TE | L.J. Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens are not expected to re-sign unrestricted free-agent TE L.J. Smith.

TE | Chris Baker | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed unrestricted free-agent TE Chris Baker (Patriots) to a two-year deal worth $4.75 million. He will receive $2.75 million in the first year of the contract.


Offensive Guard

OG | Richie Incognito | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports the Indianapolis Colts are showing interest in free-agent OG Richie Incognito (Bills), according to a league source.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Mark Tauscher | Green Bay Packers | Transaction, Free Agency News
ESPNMilwaukee.com's Jason Wilde reports the Green Bay Packers have re-signed OL Mark Tauscher to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Offensive Line

OL | Derek Hardman | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Eastern Kentucky OL Derek Hardman will perform position drills with the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs after his Pro Day.


Defensive Line

DL | Tyler Brayton | Carolina Panthers | Free Agency News
Charles Chandler, of The Charlotte Observer, reports free-agent DE Tyler Brayton (Panthers) recently met with the Seattle Seahawks.

DL | Jimmy Kennedy | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Minnesota Vikings have re-signed unrestricted free-agent DT Jimmy Kennedy to a two-year deal worth as much as $6 million.

DL | Jimmy Wilkerson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said the team is still taking with unrestricted free-agent LB Angelo Crowell and DE Jimmy Wilkerson about the possibility of re-signing with the Buccaneers.


Linebacker

LB | Paris Lenon | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday, March 15, that they have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Paris Lenon (Rams) on a three-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

LB | Larry Foote | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports via Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free-agent LB Larry Foote (Lions) to a three-year deal worth $9.3 million. The deal includes a $1.8 million signing bonus.

LB | Andra Davis | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Josina Anderson, of FOX 31 KDVR Denver, reports free-agent LB Andra Davis (Broncos) is scheduled to visit with the Buffalo Bills. Davis is scheduled to take a physical Tuesday, March 16, according to his agent.

LB | Kamerion Wimbley | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Oakland Raiders have acquired OLB Kamerion Wimbley from the Cleveland Browns for undisclosed draft compensation.

LB | Dan Connor | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Charles Chandler, of The Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers LB Dan Connor might be given a chance to start at linebacker in 2010.

LB | Angelo Crowell | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said the team is still taking with unrestricted free-agent LB Angelo Crowell and DE Jimmy Wilkerson about the possibility of re-signing with the Buccaneers.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams met with unrestricted free-agent LB Na'il Diggs (Panthers) Friday, March 12.


Cornerback

CB | Roderick Hood | Tennessee Titans | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Bryan Mullen, of The Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans re-signed unrestricted free-agent CB Roderick Hood to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Adam Jones | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary may attend unrestricted free-agent CB Adam Jones' (Cowboys) workout, according to the NFL Network.

CB | LeRoy Vann | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary spoke on the phone with Florida A&M CB LeRoy Vann, according to a source.


Strong Safety

SS | Roy L. Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday, March 15, they have re-signed free-agent SS Roy L. Williams. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Free Safety

FS | Sean Jones | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports unrestricted free-agent FS Sean Jones (Eagles) is expected to meet with the Tennessee Titans Monday, March 15.

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