Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 2, 2010 @ 10:39:47 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Colt McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the Washington Redskins are scheduled to meet with University of Texas QB Colt McCoy Monday, April 5, and Tuesday, April 6, according to sources.

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Rachel Nichols, of ESPN, reports University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford said he would be happy to play for the St. Louis Rams if they selected him in the 2010 NFL Draft. Bradford said he would not try to get traded if the Rams selected him.

QB | Kellen Clemens | New York Jets | Free Agents
Manish Mehta, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets restricted free-agent QB Kellen Clemens said he is in no hurry to sign his tender offer. Clemens said he is preparing to be a member of the Jets but is leaving the door open in case another team is interested.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) said he has not started running since undergoing knee surgery six weeks ago.


Running Back

RB | Toby Gerhart | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, repots Stanford RB Toby Gerhart are scheduled to meet with the Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens.

RB | Deji Karim | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the San Diego Chargers, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions are among the seven teams that have invited Southern Illinois RB Deji Karim for an official visit or have requested a private workout.

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles are showing increased interested in Georgia Tech RB Jonathan Dwyer.

RB | Dexter McCluster | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the Washington Redskins have invited Mississippi RB Dexter McCluster for an official visit next week.

RB | Montario Hardesty | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the San Diego Chargers have recently met with University of Tennessee RB Montario Hardesty, according to a source.

RB | Larry Johnson | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Rick Maese, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins RB Larry Johnson said he believes he will complement RB Clinton Portis and Portis will complement him. "We kind of complement each other. ...It's never, 'Oh, I'm coming here to take your spot.' It's never been no kind of feel like that," Johnson said.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Free Agent | Free Agents
James Varney, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints met with unrestricted free-agent RB Jamal Lewis this week, according to team officials.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jacoby Ford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports Clemson WR Jacoby Ford has worked out for the wide receiver coaches of the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers and Houston Texans have interest in University of Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard. He is scheduled to meet with the Titans.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Free Agents, Fantasy
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the St. Louis Rams still have a strong interest in Denver Broncos restricted free-agent WR Brandon Marshall and could ramp up their interest if they decide to draft University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford with the first overall pick, according to a source. The Rams could offer the Broncos their second-round pick for Marshall.

WR | Braylon Edwards | New York Jets | Fantasy
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR Braylon Edwards said he is content to play on a one-year deal and wait for a long-term contract. Edwards said he does not want to be a distraction, but he feels he can have a big year. "It definitely can be a huge year for me. If I have a monster year or a good year, remind people what I'm capable of on a consistent basis, I think this team would definitely want me back and make some strides to compensate me," said Edwards. He added, "If I do what I'm capable of, and do what they expect of me, we won't have a problem re-signing a deal at the end of this year."


Place Kicker

PK | Jay Feely | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
Manish Mehta, of the Star-Ledger, reports the Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent PK Jay Feely (Jets) on a two-year deal, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

PK | Mike Nugent | Free Agent | Free Agents
KFFL has learned free-agent PK Mike Nugent (Cardinals) will work out for the Cleveland Browns next week, according to an NFL source.

PK | Nick Novak | Free Agent | Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns are scheduled to work out unrestricted free-agent PK Nick Novak (Chiefs) next week, according to a source.


Offensive Guard

OG | Kevin Boothe | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants restricted free-agent OL Kevin Boothe has reportedly signed his one-year tender.

OG | Rob Sims | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agents
John Clayton, of ESPN, reports the Philadelphia Eagles could have interest in acquiring Seattle Seahawks restricted free-agent OG Rob Sims.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Anthony X. Davis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports Rutgers OT Anthony X. Davis said he believes he is the best offensive tackle in the 2010 NFL Draft. "I'm not just saying it because it's me, I watch film, too. If I felt it was somebody else, I would say it was him. But just watching the film, I think it's like hands-down that I'm the best tackle in the country. I don't think I'm wrong for saying it because I truly believe it," Davis said.

OT | Russell Okung | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have met with Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung.


Defensive Line

DL | Torrell Troup | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, repots the Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams have invited Central Florida DT Torrell Troup for an official visit or have asked for a private workout. Troup is also receiving interest from the Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots.

DL | George Selvie | NCAA | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to work out South Florida DE George Selvie Thursday, April 8, according to a source.

DL | Alex Hall | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction
Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have traded LB Chris Gocong and CB Sheldon Brown to the Cleveland Browns for LB Alex Hall, a 2010 four-round draft choice and a 2010 fifth-round draft choice.

DL | Alex Brown | Free Agent | Transaction
Updating a previous report, Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have released DE Alex Brown.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Terrence Cody | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous report, Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times, reports the Baltimore Ravens met with University of Alabama DT Terrence Cody Thursday, April 1.


Defensive End

DE | Danny Batten | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports the Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals are among the six teams that are scheduled to meet with South Dakota State DE Danny Batten. The Detroit Lions, St. Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles are among the five teams that are scheduled to hold a private workout with Batten.


Linebacker

LB | Ahmad Brooks | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports San Francisco 49ers restricted free-agent LB Ahmad Brooks has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Chris Gocong | Cleveland Browns | Transaction
Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have traded LB Chris Gocong and CB Sheldon Brown to the Cleveland Browns for LB Alex Hall, a 2010 four-round draft choice and a 2010 fifth-round draft choice.

LB | Austin Spitler | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with Ohio State LB Austin Spitler Thursday, April 1, and Friday, April 2, according to a source.


Cornerback

CB | Akwasi Owusu-Ansah | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to meet with Indiana (Pa.) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, according to a source.

CB | Sheldon Brown | Cleveland Browns | Transaction
Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have traded LB Chris Gocong and CB Sheldon Brown to the Cleveland Browns for LB Alex Hall, a 2010 four-round draft choice and a 2010 fifth-round draft choice.


Strong Safety

SS | Deon Grant | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents
Bart Hubbuch, of the New York Post, reports the New York Giants have signed unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Free Safety

FS | Ken Hamlin | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys have released FS Ken Hamlin, according to a source.

FS | C.C. Brown | Free Agent | Free Agents
Bart Hubbuch, of the New York Post, reports the New York Giants have withdrawn the tender offer to restricted free-agent FS C.C. Brown, which makes him an unrestricted free agent.

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