Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 18, 2010 @ 10:26:11 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tim Tebow | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Matt Hayes, of SportingNews.com, reports the Buffalo Bills are scheduled to hold a private workout with University of Florida QB Tim Tebow.

QB | Jonathan Crompton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Tennessee QB Jonathan Crompton ran the 40-yard dash in 4.85 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.35 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.94 seconds at his Pro Day. He measured a 31-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-10 broad jump.

QB | Charlie Whitehurst | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction
Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed QB Charlie Whitehurst to what is expected to be a two-year deal worth about $5 million a year.

QB | Chris Simms | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Neil Hayes, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears may have interest in unrestricted free-agent QB Chris Simms (Broncos).

QB | Derek Anderson | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Browns) on a two-year deal worth $7.25 million.


Running Back

RB | Quinton Ganther | Washington Redskins | Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks will sign unrestricted free-agent RB Quinton Ganther (Redskins), according to his agent.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent RB Willie Parker (Steelers) is scheduled to visit the St. Louis Rams Thursday, March 18.

RB | Chris Jennings | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agency News
Tony Grossi, of Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Cleveland Browns have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent LB Marcus Benard, LB Blake Costanzo and RB Chris Jennings. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Fullback

FB | Jason McKie | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent FB Jason McKie (Bears).


Wide Receiver

WR | Marcus Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Mike Duffy, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Marcus Smith (knee) said he hopes his injured knee is fully healthy for the start of training camp.

WR | Freddie Barnes | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins and Jacksonville Jaguars are showing interest in Bowling Green WR Freddie Barnes. The Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns were two of the 14 teams that attended his Pro Day workout.

WR | David Nelson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin Van Fulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports University of Florida WR David Nelson measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-5, 217 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.09 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.76 seconds. He measured a 38-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-4 1/2 broad jump and completed 16 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

WR | Dorin Dickerson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers met with University of Pittsburgh TEs Dorin Dickerson and Nate Byham Monday, March 15.

WR | E.J. Morton-Green | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Morgan State WR E.J. Morton-Green measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-3 1/2, 208 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.28 seconds. He measured a 37 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-6 broad jump.


Tight End

TE | Mickey Shuler | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Penn State TE Mickey Shuler measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-4, 251 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.62 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.25 seconds, the long shuttle in 11.19 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.70 seconds. He measured a 37 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-11 broad jump and completed 28 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

TE | Aaron Hernandez | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin Van Fulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports University of Florida TE Aaron Hernandez recorded an unofficial time of 4.61 second in the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 17.

TE | Spencer Havner | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Chuck Carroll, of FootballNewsNow.com, reports Mark Humenik, agent for Green Bay Packers TE Spencer Havner (scapula), said Havner's broken scapula will fully healed in short order.

TE | Nate Byham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers met with University of Pittsburgh TEs Dorin Dickerson and Nate Byham Monday, March 15.


Place Kicker

PK | Jay Feely | New York Jets | Free Agency News
Alex Marvez, of FOXSports.com, reports the Arizona Cardinals are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent PK Jay Feely (Jets) this weekend, according to a source.

PK | Stephen Gostkowski | New England Patriots | Injury News, Free Agency News
Albert Breer, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots restricted free-agent PK Stephen Gostkowski has signed an injury protection deal and is participating in the team's offseason program.


Offensive Guard

OG | Jacques McClendon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Tennessee OG Jacques McClendon ran the 40-yard dash in 4.96 seconds and completed 37 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press at his Pro Day.

OG | Daryn Colledge | Green Bay Packers | Free Agency News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers restricted free-agent OG Daryn Colledge is skipping the team's voluntary offseason workout program. Colledge's agent, Jeff Sperbeck, said he did not know if Colledge would take part in any voluntary work this offseason.

OG | Chester Pitts | Houston Texans | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals no longer appear to be interested in unrestricted free-agent OG Chester Pitts (Texans).

OG | Bobbie Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have continued their contract talks with unrestricted free-agent OG Bobbie Williams (Bengals). Both sides would like to agree on a deal by the end of the week.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Shawn Andrews | Free Agent | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced they have released OL Shawn Andrews.


Offensive Line

OL | Vladimir Richard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Tennessee OL Vladimir Richard measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-3 1/2, 316 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.09 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.65 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.72 seconds. He measured a 31-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot-4 broad jump and completed 34 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Defensive Line

DL | Jason Babin | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles will not match the Tennessee Titans' offer for restricted free-agent DE Jason Babin, according to a team source.

DL | Marcus Spears | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent DL Marcus Spears cut ties with agent Steve Feldman shortly before free agency started and has signed on with Bill Johnson and Pat Dye of ProFile Sports Inc.

DL | Adrian Tracy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Josh Buchanan, of JBScouting.com, reports the Miami Dolphins are scheduled to work out William & Marry DE Adrian Tracy Thursday, March 17.

DL | Ian Scott | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the San Diego Chargers have re-signed unrestricted free-agent DT Ian Scott to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Tyler Brayton | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent DE Tyler Brayton (Panthers) on a three-year deal, according to a league source. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Ndamukong Suh | NCAA | Draft Information
ESPN.com reports the Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with University of Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh Thursday, March 18, and Friday, March 19.

DT | Sean Lissemore | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports William & Mary DT Sean Lissemore measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-3, 298 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.83 seconds. He measured a 30-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-3 broad jump and completed 36 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Defensive End

DE | Thaddeus Gibson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Pittsburgh Steelers vice president of football operations Kevin Colbert and defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau attended Ohio State's Pro Day and displayed a lot of interest in Ohio State DE Thaddeus Gibson.

DE | Robert Calloway | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, of NFLdraftbible.com, reports Saginaw Valley State DT Robert Calloway measured in at Michigan State's Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-4, 322 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.13 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.63 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.40 seconds.


Linebacker

LB | Rico McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Tennessee LB Rico McCoy measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot 1/4, 226 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.95 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.85 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.45 seconds. He measured a 30 1/2-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot-11 broad jump and completed 24 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Landon Johnson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports free-agent LB Landon Johnson (Panthers) is visiting the Detroit Lions Wednesday, March 17, according to his agent, Andy Simms.

LB | Patrick Willis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis (knee) underwent surgery to remove a bursa sac in his knee last week. There was no structural damage to his knee and the team will adjust his offseason workout regime to best accommodate his rehabilitation.

LB | Akin Ayodele | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent LB Akin Ayodele (Dolphins) Friday, March 19.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports indications are the St. Louis Rams are close to signing unrestricted free-agent LB Na'il Diggs (Panthers).

LB | Dustin Doe | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin Van Fulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports University of Florida LB Dustin Doe measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot 3/4, 228 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.65 seconds. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-1 broad jump and completed 20 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Brandon Spikes | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Justin Van Fulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports University of Florida LB Brandon Spikes ran the 40-yard dash in the 5.02-second to 5.08-second range at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 17.


Defensive Back

DB | Roger Williams III | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bo Marchionte, NFLDraftBible.com, reports Bowling Green DB Roger Williams III measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 5-foot-10, 196 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.62 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.07 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.87 seconds. He measured a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-9 broad jump and completed 19 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press. He also returned punts and kickoffs during the workout.


Cornerback

CB | Nate Vasher | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the San Diego Chargers could have interest in unrestricted free-agent CB Nate Vasher (Bears).

CB | Akwasi Owusu-Ansah | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News
Josh Buchanan, of JBScouting.com, reports Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (shoulder) underwent successful labrum surgery Wednesday, March 17, and is expected to be 100 percent by training camp. He is scheduled to visit with five teams.

CB | Will Blackmon | Green Bay Packers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers restricted free-agent CB Will Blackmon has signed his tender, according to an NFL source.

CB | Nolan Carroll | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with University of Maryland CB Nolan Carroll Monday, March 29, according to a source.

CB | Karl Paymah | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agency News
49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Karl Paymah (Vikings) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Frank Walker | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Ken Murray, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens have not made an offer to re-sign unrestricted free-agent CB Frank Walker.


Safety

S | Kurt Coleman | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Cleveland Browns may meet with Ohio State S Kurt Coleman before the 2010 NFL Draft.

S | Earl Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Texas FS Earl Thomas is scheduled to meet with the Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins next month.


Free Safety

FS | Eric Berry | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
Jim Trotter, of SI.com, reports University of Tennessee FS Eric Berry (toe) suffered a slight left toe sprain during his Pro Day Wednesday, March 17, according to his agent. His agent called the injury very minor.

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