Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 16, 2010 @ 09:58:38 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tony Pike | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports University of Cincinnati QB Tony Pike has worked out for the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks, according to a source.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) may be back on the field before training camp, according to The Associated Press. His recovery from left knee surgery is on schedule, and Sanchez is not ruling out the chance of taking part in a June minicamp. He hopes to be running around mid-May, but said it could be a couple weeks earlier or a couple of weeks later. He previously said he would definitely be ready for the start of training camp.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent QB Tarvaris Jackson plans to sign his one-year, $1.176 million tender with the team, according to Judd Zulgad, of The Star Tribune.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (pectoral) tore his left pectoral muscle while bench pressing 250 pounds Wednesday, April 14, at team headquarters and will undergo surgery Friday, April 16, to repair the damage, according to his agent, Ralph Cindrich. Cindrich added, "Bruce will be fine by training camp. It was a clean tear and the prognosis is good. The weight isn't an unusual amount for an NFL player, even for a quarterback. It just happened." Gradkowski is expected to make a full recovery in time for training camp.

QB | Kyle Boller | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
Raiders.com reports the Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free-agent QB Kyle Boller (Rams). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

QB | Brodie Croyle | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
Josh Looney, of KCChiefs.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs restricted free-agent QB Brodie Croyle, C Rudy Niswanger and OT Ryan O'Callaghan have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are enamored with University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford and have considered trading for the first overall pick but know it would be highly difficult to move up that high, according to a source.


Running Back

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agents
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans restricted free-agent RB LenDale White has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.809 million.

RB | C.J. Spiller | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports the New York Giants are high on Clemson RB C.J. Spiller, according to a source.

RB | Jason Snelling | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons restricted free-agent RB Jason Snelling has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

RB | Leon Washington | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agents
Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports New York Jets restricted free-agent RB Leon Washington has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Reggie Williams | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Reggie Williams (Jaguars). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Sam Hurd | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent WR Sam Hurd has signed his one-year, $1.759 million offer sheet.

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes will join the Jets' offseason workout program next week, according to The Associated Press. QB Mark Sanchez (knee) said Holmes is going to be a great addition to the offense and he cannot wait to start working with Holmes.

WR | Braylon Edwards | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) feels there will be enough balls to go around to his growing list of weapons on offense, The Associated Press reports. "You just have to go through your progression and your read and throw to the open guy," Sanchez said. "I don't think these are the type of guys that are going to get upset if one game, Braylon (Edwards) goes off for 100 yards and the next Jerricho (Cotchery), and the next Santonio (Holmes). That's the way this thing will go, just like the running backs." Sanchez feels as long as the team is winning, everything is going to be fine.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) feels there will be enough balls to go around to his growing list of weapons on offense, The Associated Press reports. "You just have to go through your progression and your read and throw to the open guy," Sanchez said. "I don't think these are the type of guys that are going to get upset if one game, Braylon (Edwards) goes off for 100 yards and the next Jerricho (Cotchery), and the next Santonio (Holmes). That's the way this thing will go, just like the running backs." Sanchez feels as long as the team is winning, everything is going to be fine.

WR | Javon Walker | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Javon Walker (Raiders) has not worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to a team source, reports The Florida Times-Union's Michael C. Wright.

WR | Mike X. Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent WR Mike Williams (Titans) and free-agent FB Ryan Powdrell (Steelers). Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Free Agents
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants restricted free-agent WR Domenik Hixon said he expects to sign his tender offer Thursday, April 15.

WR | Muhsin Muhammad | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports the Carolina Panthers will not re-sign unrestricted free-agent WR Muhsin Muhammad this offseason, according to a source close to Muhammad.


Tight End

TE | Dorin Dickerson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cincinnati Bengals may consider drafting University of Pittsburgh TE Dorin Dickerson in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft, according to a source.

TE | Jeff King | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports Carolina Panthers restricted free-agent TE Jeff King will sign his one-year, $1.759 million tender offer Friday, April 16, according to a source.


Offensive Guard

OG | Harvey Dahl | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports Atlanta Falcons restricted free-agent OT Tyson Clabo, OG Harvey Dahl and OL Quinn Ojinnaka have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

OG | Daniel Loper | Free Agent | Transaction
John Niyo, of the Detroit News, reports the Detroit Lions have released OL Daniel Loper.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Willie Colon | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced restricted free-agent OT Willie Colon has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OT | Jeromey Clary | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers announced restricted free-agent OT Jeromey Clary signed the team's one-year contract tender offer Thursday, April 15.

OT | Tyson Clabo | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports Atlanta Falcons restricted free-agent OT Tyson Clabo, OG Harvey Dahl and OL Quinn Ojinnaka have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

OT | Quinn Ojinnaka | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports Atlanta Falcons restricted free-agent OT Tyson Clabo, OG Harvey Dahl and OL Quinn Ojinnaka have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

OT | Ryan O'Callaghan | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agents
Josh Looney, of KCChiefs.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs restricted free-agent QB Brodie Croyle, C Rudy Niswanger and OT Ryan O'Callaghan have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Offensive Line

OL | Rashad Butler | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Houston Texans restricted free-agent OL Chris L. White and OT Rashad Butler have signed their tender offers. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Kedric Golston | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
Jason Reid, of the Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins have re-signed restricted free-agent DT Kedric Golston. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Ray Edwards | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent DE Ray Edwards is the lone remaining restricted free agent on the team that has not signed his tender offer, according to Judd Zulgad, of The Star Tribune. Edwards previously said he had no intention of signing his tender until he has to, so that means he will not show up at team headquarters for offseason workouts until he has re-signed. He is upset because he was not able to test the unrestricted free-agent market because the lack of a new CBA. He can sit tight until June 15, after which time the Vikings have the ability to reduce their one-year, $2.5 million tender.

DL | Tank Tyler | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Carolina Panthers restricted free-agent DT Tank Tyler has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Jason Taylor | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said he expects unrestricted free-agent DE Jason Taylor (Dolphins) to make a decision before the draft.


Defensive End

DE | Brandon Graham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the New York Jets met with University of Michigan DE Brandon Graham.


Linebacker

LB | David Hawthorne | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
Clare Farnsworth, of Seahawks.com, reports Seattle Seahawks exclusive rights free-agent LB David Hawthorne has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Brandon Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Cincinnati Bengals restricted free-agent LB Brandon Johnson has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Gerris Wilkinson | New York Giants | Free Agents
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants restricted free-agent LB Gerris Wilkinson probably will sign his tender offer Friday, April 16, according to his agent.

LB | Antwan Barnes | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent LB Antwan Barnes signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Defensive Back

DB | Chris Cook | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the St. Louis Rams have met with University of Virginia CB Chris Cook, according to a source.


Cornerback

CB | William Gay | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free-agent CB William Gay has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Pat Watkins | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agents
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent FS Pat Watkins has signed his one-year tender offer. The deal is worth $1.176 million.

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