Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 5, 2010 @ 09:36:06 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jimmy Clausen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen could be selected as low as the No. 9 overall pick in the NFL Draft, which belongs to the Buffalo Bills. Clausen previously seemed destined to land with the Washington Redskins, who own the fourth overall selection.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Draft
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen could fall to the Kansas City Chiefs with the No. 5 overall pick in the NFL Draft. Clausen previously seemed destined to land with the Washington Redskins with the No. 4 overall pick in the draft. However, that now seems unlikely with the Redskins acquiring QB Donovan McNabb from the Philadelphia Eagles.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said during a press conference Sunday, April 4, that he has a lot of confidence in QB Kevin Kolb in order to make the decision to trade QB Donovan McNabb. Reid added that Kolb will now be the team's starting quarterback.

QB | Tim Tebow | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Vic Carucci, of NFL.com, reports former NFL QB Jim Kelly said he would be comfortable recommending that the Bills take University of Florida QB Tim Tebow in the second round of 2010 NFL Draft if he were available. Kelly said he could not advise the Bills to use their first-round draft choice on Tebow until he has an opportunity to watch Tebow go through a workout in person. Kelly said the Bills have not asked him to watch a workout at this time.


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Charles Chandler, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') had surgery in January to remove a bone spur from pressing into his Achilles' tendon to relieve bursitis and tendonitis. Stewart said he expects to be released to run in June and should be ready for the start of training camp.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Free Agent | Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New Orleans Saints' meeting with unrestricted free-agent RB Jamal Lewis (Browns) went well and agreed to stay in touch with Lewis, according to a source.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports league sources continued to maintain Sunday, April 4, that the New York Jets are not interested in signing or trading for Denver Broncos restricted free-agent WR Brandon Marshall.

WR | Laurent Robinson | St. Louis Rams | Injury
Jim Thomas, of St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams WR Laurent Robinson (leg, ankle) has been jogging and catching passes during offseason workouts but is still not able to run at full speed or make cuts.

WR | Jacoby Ford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Brian Biggane, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Clemson WR Jacoby Ford and University of Florida FS Major Wright are among the local prospects the Miami Dolphins will work out in the next seven to 10 days.

WR | Marcus Easley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports University of Connecticut WR Marcus Easley met with the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns last week.


Tight End

TE | Cornelius Ingram | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE Cornelius Ingram (knee) is still occasionally in rehab, but he is also participating in team conditioning drills this offseason.


Place Kicker

PK | Neil Rackers | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agents
Mark Cannizzaro, of the New York Post, reports the New York Jets will likely sign free-agent PK Neil Rackers (Cardinals), who will visit the team Tuesday, April 6.


Offensive Guard

OG | Bobbie Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are close to an agreement with unrestricted free-agent OG Bobbie Williams (Bengals). The two sides have a few things to work on before the deal is finalized.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Russell Okung | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Washington Redskins could look to select Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung with the No. 4 overall pick in the NFL Draft after acquiring QB Donovan McNabb from the Philadelphia Eagles. The Redskins previously were interested in selecting Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen.

OT | Alex Barron | St. Louis Rams | Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams restricted free-agent OT Alex Barron is not taking part in offseason workouts.

OT | Flozell Adams | Free Agent | Free Agents
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports unrestricted free-agent OT Flozell Adams (Cowboys) would like to play two or three more seasons in the NFL.


Defensive Line

DL | Anthony Hargrove | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
NFL.com reports New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent DL Anthony Hargrove is expected to sign his tender with the team Monday, April 5, according to WWL-TV in New Orleans.


Defensive End

DE | Jason Pierre-Paul | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans recently met with South Florida DE Jason Pierre-Paul.


Linebacker

LB | Stewart Bradley | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Stewart Bradley (knee) is still occasionally in rehab, but he is also participating in team conditioning drills this offseason. Bradley said he expected to practice some during minicamp, be back in pads by training camp and be able to shake off the rust by the start of the season.

LB | Pat Angerer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the New Orleans Saints are scheduled to meet with University of Iowa LB Pat Angerer, according to a source.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Free Agent | Free Agents
Jim Thomas, of St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Na'il Diggs (Panthers) likely will start at outside linebacker when he signs with the St. Louis Rams.

LB | Eric Moncur | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Miami (Fla.) LB Eric Moncur is scheduled to meet with the Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles, according to source.


Cornerback

CB | Kareem Jackson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Alabama CB Kareem Jackson is scheduled to meet with the Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars and St. Louis Rams, according to a source.


Safety

S | Taylor Mays | NCAA | Draft
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is not high on Southern California S Taylor Mays, at least not high in the NFL Draft.


Free Safety

FS | Darren Sharper | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins have not shown any interest in unrestricted free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints).

FS | Major Wright | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Brian Biggane, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Clemson WR Jacoby Ford and University of Florida FS Major Wright are among the local prospects the Miami Dolphins will work out in the next seven to 10 days.

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