Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 20, 2010 @ 10:29:18 PDT



QB | Brett Basanez | Free Agent | Transaction
The Chicago Bears have released QB Brett Basanez, reports Brad Biggs, of

Running Back

RB | Steve Slaton | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Steve Slaton (neck) is scheduled to have a checkup June 25, and could be cleared to participate in minicamp if everything checks out, reports John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said the team is still considering the possibility of signing unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Ryan O'Halloran, of


FB | Le'Ron McClain | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents
Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain has not signed his tender offer because he would like to sign a long-term contract, reports Aaron Wilson, of There have not been any talks with McClain about a new contract at this point.

Wide Receiver

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson participated in the team's offseason workout Thursday, May 20, reports Nick Schenck, of

WR | Brooks Foster | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Brooks Foster said he is completely recovered from the ankle injury he suffered last season and has been able to full participate in offseason workouts, reports Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Foster will be competing for a roster spot during training camp.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss received human growth hormone from Dr. Anthony Galea, according to what two sources told The Washington Post's Rick Maese and Barry Svrluga. Galea was charged with smuggling and distributing HGH Tuesday, May 18. One source said Moss was the player Galea's assistant, Mary Anne Catalano, was on her way to meet when she was arrested last September with banned substances, syringes and other medical equipment. At this point, federal prosecutors don't intend to file criminal charges against Moss or any other athlete connected to Galea, reports the Buffalo News' Dan Herbeck.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall (hip) recently underwent surgery on his hip but it was not the one he had surgery on last offseason, a source told the Miami Herald's Jeff Darlington.

WR | Laurent Robinson | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said WR Laurent Robinson (leg, ankle) has been cleared to participate in practice, according to

WR | Patrick Turner | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins WR Patrick Turner (undisclosed) likely will not participate until training camp because he is recovering from offseason surgery, reports Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens (foot) likely will be sidelined until training camp because of the offseason procedure he had on his foot, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

WR | Devery Henderson | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints WR Devery Henderson (hernia) underwent sports hernia Thursday, May 6, reports James Varney, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, citing a story from The Daily Word. Henderson is not expected to miss any time during the preseason if he did have the surgery.

Tight End

TE | Cornelius Ingram | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles TE Cornelius Ingram (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, May 19, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane.


OG | Max Jean-Gilles | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OG Max Jean-Gilles (stomach) returned for the team's practice Wednesday, May 19, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Jean-Gilles said he ahs already lost around 30 pounds and is down to 358 pounds.

Defensive Line

DL | Shaun Rogers | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns DT Shaun Rogers (leg) did not participate in the team's offseason workout Wednesday, May 19, because he is still recovering from a leg injury he suffered last season, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (shoulder) said his surgically repaired shoulder is getting better everyday and expects to be ready for the start of training camp, reports Ohm Youngmusik, of

DL | Corey Wootton | Chicago Bears | Transaction
The Chicago Bears have signed fourth-round draft choice DE Corey Wootton to a four-year contract, reports Brad Biggs, of Financial terms were not disclosed.


LB | Zach Thomas | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent LB Zach Thomas (Chiefs) is scheduled to sign a one-day contract with the Miami Dolphins so he can retire as a member of the team, reports Aaron Wilson, of


CB | Shawn Springs | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles are not interested in unrestricted free-agent CB Shawn Springs (Patriots), a source told Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

CB | Will Blackmon | Green Bay Packers | Injury
The Green Bay Packers has moved CB Will Blackmon (knee) to safety, reports Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He has not been able to participate in practice this offseason but expects to be ready for the start of training camp.

Free Safety

FS | Danieal Manning | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
Chicago Bears restricted free-agent FS Danieal Manning has signed his one-year $1.176 million tender offer, reports Brad Biggs, of

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