Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 19, 2010 @ 13:27:55 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tim Tebow | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren has some reservations about University of Florida QB Tim Tebow's new throwing motion because he is worried that Tebow may go back to his original motion when he is under pressure. "I just think in the heat of battle guys will usually revert [to old form]," Holmgren said. "I think, and I told him this, that he was so thinking about his mechanics that at times it looked a little robotic."

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney and offensive coordinator met with University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford earlier this week.

QB | Brady Quinn | Denver Broncos | Injury
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Brady Quinn (foot) says his severely sprained left foot is no longer an issue. Quinn passed his physical with the team Tuesday, March 16, but was about his foot during his first news conference with the Broncos Thursday, March 18. Quinn said, "The foot is good, I appreciate you asking."


Running Back

RB | Shonn Greene | New York Jets | Injury
Manish Mehta, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets RB Shonn Greene (ribs) said he is fully recovered from the rib cartilage damage he suffered in the AFC Championship game.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | NCAA | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to meet with University of Oregon RB LeGarrette Blount, according to a source.

RB | Kenneth Darby | St. Louis Rams | Transaction, Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams exclusive rights free-agent RB Kenneth Darby has signed his one-year tender.

RB | Quinton Ganther | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous item, The Sports Network reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent RB Quinton Ganther (Redskins) to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

RB | Mike Bell | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the New Orleans Saints are not expected to match the Philadelphia Eagles' offer to restricted free-agent RB Mike Bell.

RB | Dexter McCluster | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars worked out University of Mississippi RB Dexter McCluster Thursday, March 18.


Fullback

FB | Chris Massey | St. Louis Rams | Transaction, Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams have re-signed free-agent FB/LS Chris Massey to a four-year deal worth $4.4 million, according to league sources.


Wide Receiver

WR | Sean Morey | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks met with unrestricted free-agent WR Sean Morey (Cardinals) and DL Vonnie Holliday (Broncos) earlier this week.

WR | Marcel Thompson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Daniel Mogollon, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Lindenwood WR Marcel Thompson He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.52 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.47 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.23 seconds at his Pro Day. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-3 broad jump and completed 12 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Free Agent | Transaction
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have released WR Kevin Curtis.


Tight End

TE | Andrew George | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bo Marchionte, NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks spoke at length with Brigham Young TE Andrew George after his Pro Day.

TE | Alge Crumpler | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous item, Albert Breer, of The Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free-agent TE Alge Crumpler (Titans), according to a source. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

TE | Aaron Hernandez | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New England Patriots are working out University of University of Florida TE Aaron Hernandez, according to ESPN's Todd McShay.


Offensive Guard

OG | Chester Pitts | Houston Texans | Free Agents
Carlos Monarrez, of the Detroit Free Press, reports free-agent OG Chester Pitts (Texans) was scheduled to visit the team's headquarters Thursday, March 18.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Barry Sims | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports unrestricted free-agent OT Barry Sims (49ers) is expected to decide to sign with a team in the next few days.


Offensive Line

OL | Mike Iupati | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New York Jets worked out University of Idaho OG Mike Iupati earlier this week, according to a source.


Defensive Line

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks met with unrestricted free-agent WR Sean Morey (Cardinals) and DL Vonnie Holliday (Broncos) earlier this week.

DL | Jerry Hughes | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons worked out Texas Christian LBs Daryl Washington and Jerry Hughes.

DL | Jason Taylor | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports the Miami Dolphins are still negotiating with unrestricted free-agent LB Jason Taylor (Dolphins).

DL | Marcus Spears | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agents
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Marcus Spears likely will start at defensive end if he is with the team next season.

DL | Jimmy Wilkerson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports free-agent DE Jimmy Wilkerson (Buccaneers) will visit the St. Louis Rams Friday, March 19.

DL | Reggie Hayward | Jacksonville Jaguars | Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports free-agent DE Reggie Hayward (Jaguars) visited with the St. Louis Rams Thursday, March 18.

DL | Darren Howard | Free Agent | Transaction
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have released DE Darren Howard.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Ndamukong Suh | NCAA | Draft
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with University of Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh Tuesday, April 13, according to his agent.


Defensive End

DE | Jason Worilds | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Daniel Mogollon, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports Virginia Tech DE Jason Worilds measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-1 1/4, 254 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash between 4.50 seconds and 4.55 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.07 seconds. He measured a 9-foot-10 broad jump.


Linebacker

LB | Lance Laury | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New York Jets have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent LB Lance Laury (Seahawks), according to his agent. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Daryl Washington | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons worked out Texas Christian LBs Daryl Washington and Jerry Hughes.

LB | Thomas Howard | Oakland Raiders | Free Agents
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent LB Thomas Howard has not signed his tender offer but has signed a waiver to work out with the team.

LB | Rashad Jeanty | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Free Agents
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Rashad Jeanty (leg) is expected to be fully recovered by the start of minicamp.

LB | Derrick Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Kansas City Chiefs restricted free-agent LB Derrick Johnson is expected to sign his one-year tender in the next few days, according to Scout.com.

LB | Matt Mayberry | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Chicago Bears are scheduled to meet with Indiana University LB Matt Mayberry Monday, March 22.

LB | Navorro Bowman | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bob Flounders, of The Patriot-News, reports Penn State LB Navorro Bowman has private workouts scheduled with the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers.

LB | Sean Lee | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Bob Flounders, of The Patriot-News, reports Penn State LB Sean Lee has private workouts scheduled with the Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts.


Defensive Back

DB | Patrick Robinson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Florida State CB Patrick Robinson are scheduled to meet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, New York Jets and Green Bay Packers.

DB | Chris Cook | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times, reports Baltimore Ravens secondary coach Chuck Pagano attended University of Virginia CB Chris Cook's Pro Day workout.


Cornerback

CB | Adam Jones | Free Agent | Free Agents
James Varney, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports unrestricted free-agent CB Adam Jones (Cowboys) did not show up to his scheduled workout Friday, March 19. It is not known why Jones did not show up for the workout.

CB | Ray Fisher | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New York Jets held a private workout with Indiana University CB Ray Fisher Thursday, March 18, according to a source.

CB | John Destin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to meet with Tulsa CB John Destin.

CB | Kevin Hobbs | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Detroit Lions restricted free-agent CB Kevin Hobbs has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Safety

S | Jordan Lake | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Justin VanFulpen, of NFLDraftBible.com, reports the Houston Texans are scheduled to meet with Baylor S Jordan Lake Thursday, April 1.


Strong Safety

SS | Deon Grant | Free Agent | Free Agents
Neil Hayes, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears could have interest in unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks).


Free Safety

FS | Kam Chancellor | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the Kansas City Chiefs held a private workout with Virginia Tech FS Kam Chancellor Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agents
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets restricted free-agent FS Eric Smith has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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