Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 30, 2010 @ 13:20:23 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (ankle) has been informed that he will need ankle surgery if he intends to play during the 2010 season, reports ESPN's Ed Werder. Favre said his experience last season has made his decision a difficult one. "To play again, I would need the surgery, as I suspected. This decision would be easy if not for my teammates and the fans and the entire Vikings staff. One year truly felt like 10 -- much like Green Bay for many years. That's what I was missing in my heart I suppose, a sense of belonging," Favre said.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Fantasy
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed QB Kevin Kolb to a one-year contract extension, reports Adam Caplan, of Scout.com. The deal includes around $12.26 million in guaranteed money.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said QB Mark Sanchez's (knee) rehab from knee surgery is on schedule, reports Manish Mehta, of The Star-Ledger.


Running Back

RB | Joe McKnight | New York Jets | Draft
New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said he talked with QB Mark Sanchez before selecting RB Joe McKnight in the 2010 NFL Draft because the two were teammates in college, reports The Star-Ledger's Manish Mehta.

RB | Javon Ringer | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Javon Ringer is working with the first-team offense during the team's offseason practice Thursday, April 29, reports Paul Kuharsky, of ESPN.com. Ringer was working with the starters because RB Chris Johnson is not present for the workouts.


Wide Receiver

WR | Eric Decker | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos WR Eric Decker (foot) was limited during practice Friday, April 30, reports Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas (foot) was limited during practice Friday, April 30, reports Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent WR Lance Moore said he hopes to receive a long-term contract but will allow his agent to work with the team on a new deal, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Mike Triplett.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DT Jason D. Jones (shoulder), DT Tony Brown (knee), FS Michael Griffin (shoulder), LB David Thornton (shoulder), CB Roderick Hood (undisclosed), LB Pago Togafau (undisclosed), WR Mark Jones (undisclosed), RB Alvin Pearman (undisclosed) and WR Kenny Britt (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's offseason practice Thursday, April 29, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Walter Jones | Retired | Transaction, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones announced his retirement from the NFL Thursday, April 29.


Defensive Line

DL | Mark Anderson | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
Chicago Bears restricted free-agent DE Mark Anderson has signed his one-year tender offer, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Tony Brown | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DT Jason D. Jones (shoulder), DT Tony Brown (knee), FS Michael Griffin (shoulder), LB David Thornton (shoulder), CB Roderick Hood (undisclosed), LB Pago Togafau (undisclosed), WR Mark Jones (undisclosed), RB Alvin Pearman (undisclosed) and WR Kenny Britt (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's offseason practice Thursday, April 29, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.

DL | Jason D. Jones | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DT Jason D. Jones (shoulder), DT Tony Brown (knee), FS Michael Griffin (shoulder), LB David Thornton (shoulder), CB Roderick Hood (undisclosed), LB Pago Togafau (undisclosed), WR Mark Jones (undisclosed), RB Alvin Pearman (undisclosed) and WR Kenny Britt (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's offseason practice Thursday, April 29, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.


Linebacker

LB | Thomas Davis | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers restricted free-agent LB Thomas Davis is participating in practice Friday, April 30, reports Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com. It is not known if Davis signed his one-year tender offer or signed an injury waiver.

LB | Nick Greisen | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have re-signed free-agent LB Nick Greisen, reports The Denver Post's Mike Klis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

LB | David Thornton | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DT Jason D. Jones (shoulder), DT Tony Brown (knee), FS Michael Griffin (shoulder), LB David Thornton (shoulder), CB Roderick Hood (undisclosed), LB Pago Togafau (undisclosed), WR Mark Jones (undisclosed), RB Alvin Pearman (undisclosed) and WR Kenny Britt (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's offseason practice Thursday, April 29, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.


Cornerback

CB | Richard Marshall | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers restricted free-agent CB Richard Marshall was not present for practice Friday, April 30, according to Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com.

CB | Adam Jones | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent CB Adam Jones (Cowboys) said during a radio interview that he has been talking with the Jacksonville Jaguars but nothing major is happening with the team, reports Jason Wilde, of ESPNMilwaukee.com.


Strong Safety

SS | Michael Griffin | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DT Jason D. Jones (shoulder), DT Tony Brown (knee), FS Michael Griffin (shoulder), LB David Thornton (shoulder), CB Roderick Hood (undisclosed), LB Pago Togafau (undisclosed), WR Mark Jones (undisclosed), RB Alvin Pearman (undisclosed) and WR Kenny Britt (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's offseason practice Thursday, April 29, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.


Free Safety

FS | C.C. Brown | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent FS C.C. Brown (Giants) had a productive workout for the Cincinnati Bengals and the two sides remain in contract, a source told Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post.

FS | Darren Sharper | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Washington Redskins may show interest in unrestricted free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints) because they need a free safety, according to the NFL Network's Darren Sharper.

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