Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 7, 2010 @ 09:41:49 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) was able to run on a treadmill for the first time since undergoing surgery, two people familiar with the situation confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini. Sanchez told a friend that it "went well." The NFL Network first reported Sanchez being able to run.

QB | JaMarcus Russell | Free Agent | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders have released QB JaMarcus Russell, according to ESPNews.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder, knee) was taking part in all of the drills during practice Thursday, May 6, and throwing the ball without any problems, reports MLive.com's Tom Kowalski.

QB | Greg Paulus | NCAA | Free Agents
Undrafted free-agent QB Greg Paulus (Syracuse) will take part in the New Orleans Saints' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.


Running Back

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agents OT Jammal Brown, RB Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore and S Roman Harper would like to work out long-term contract extensions with the team, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The team has expressed a desire to reach long-term extensions with most of them, but nothing appears imminent.

RB | Michael Bennett | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free-agent RB Michael Bennett (Chargers), according to Scout.com's Adam Caplan. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (knee) took part in individual drills during practice Thursday, May 6, and looked good during the drills, reports MLive.com's Tom Kowalski.


Wide Receiver

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agents OT Jammal Brown, RB Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore and S Roman Harper would like to work out long-term contract extensions with the team, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The team has expressed a desire to reach long-term extensions with most of them, but nothing appears imminent.


Tight End

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis could be a free agent after the 2010 season, reports Tim Kawakami, of the San Jose Mercury News. The team planned to give a long-term deal to either LB Patrick Willis or Davis, and Willis was signed to a five-year contract extension this week.

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (knee) took part in individual drills during practice Thursday, May 6, and looked good during the drills, reports MLive.com's Tom Kowalski.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jammal Brown | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agents OT Jammal Brown, RB Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore and S Roman Harper would like to work out long-term contract extensions with the team, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The team has expressed a desire to reach long-term extensions with most of them, but nothing appears imminent.

OT | Alex Barron | St. Louis Rams | Free Agents
St. Louis Rams restricted free-agent OT Alex Barron will have to sign his tender offer before any possible trade can occur, reports Clarence E. Hall Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.


Guard

OG | Maurice Williams | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
The Denver Broncos have signed unrestricted free-agent OG Maurice Williams (Lions), reports Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Phillip Daniels | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins DE Phillip Daniels (knee) will not be able to participate in the team's upcoming minicamp because he is recovering from offseason knee surgery, reports The Washington Post's Rick Maese.

DL | Kelly Gregg | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
It is not known if Baltimore Ravens DT Kelly Gregg (shoulder) will take part in the team's upcoming minicamp, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. Gregg underwent shoulder surgery in the offseason.

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens DT Haloti Ngata (pectoral) is not expected to participate in the team's upcoming minicamp because he is recovering from offseason surgery for a minor pectoral tear, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.

DL | Antwan Odom | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals DT Antwan Odom (Achilles') and FS Chris Crocker (ankle) are not expected to participate when the team begins offseason workouts next week because they likely are still rehabbing, reports Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons SS William Moore (pectoral) and DT Jonathan Babineaux (shoulder) will not participate in the team's upcoming minicamp as a precaution, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Neither injury is considered serious.


Linebacker

LB | Chris Draft | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins have signed unrestricted free-agent LB Chris Draft (Bills), reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury, Free Agents
Washington Redskins restricted free-agent LB Rocky McIntosh has signed an injury protection waiver and is participating in the team's minicamp, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

LB | Jarret Johnson | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
It is not known if Baltimore Ravens LB Jarret Johnson (shoulder) will take part in the team's upcoming minicamp, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. Johnson underwent shoulder surgery in the offseason.

LB | Adalius Thomas | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent LB Adalius Thomas (Patriots) has not received much interest from teams at this point, reports Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.


Cornerback

CB | Fabian Washington | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Fabian Washington (knee) and CB Lardarius Webb (knee) are not expected to participate in the team's minicamp, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. CB Domonique Foxworth and CB Chris Carr are projected to work with the first-team defense.

CB | Domonique Foxworth | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Fabian Washington (knee) and CB Lardarius Webb (knee) are not expected to participate in the team's minicamp, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. CB Domonique Foxworth and CB Chris Carr are projected to work with the first-team defense.

CB | Dunta Robinson | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons CB Dunta Robinson will likely take over at left cornerback, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Robinson started his career as a right cornerback.

CB | Adam Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free-agent CB Adam Jones (Cowboys), a source told NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Jones will sign the contract Monday, May 10. The deal is essentially a veteran-minimum contract with some minor incentives.


Strong Safety

SS | Roman Harper | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agents OT Jammal Brown, RB Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore and S Roman Harper would like to work out long-term contract extensions with the team, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The team has expressed a desire to reach long-term extensions with most of them, but nothing appears imminent.

SS | William Moore | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons SS William Moore (pectoral) and DT Jonathan Babineaux (shoulder) will not participate in the team's upcoming minicamp as a precaution, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Neither injury is considered serious.


Free Safety

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (hip) is "fully determined" to return from hip surgery and play in the 2010 season, a close friend of Reed's told NFL.com's Jason La Canfora. Reed is ahead of schedule in his recovery.

FS | Gibril Wilson | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have signed unrestricted free-agent FS Gibril Wilson (Dolphins) to a one-year deal, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer. The deal is worth a little more than the veteran minimum and includes incentives.

FS | Ko Simpson | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions FS Ko Simpson (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, May 6, reports MLive.com's Tom Kowalski.

FS | Chris Crocker | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals DT Antwan Odom (Achilles') and FS Chris Crocker (ankle) are not expected to participate when the team begins offseason workouts next week because they likely are still rehabbing, reports Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson.

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