Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 25, 2010 @ 10:08:14 PDT

 



Running Back

RB | Leon Washington | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Seattle Seahawks' running back battle will be interesting to watch and could last until the end of training camp, according to CBSSports.com. Between RBs Julius Jones, Justin Forsett, LenDale White and Leon Washington, the Seahawks will have some decisions to make.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams remain interested in unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans RB Ben Tate (hamstring) is not taking part in the Texans' organized team activities because of a hamstring injury, reports HoustonTexans.com's Nick Scurfield. Head coach Gary Kubiak said he hopes Tate can practice next week.


Wide Receiver

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson said he is not pressing for a new contract from the team, reports Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com. Johnson said, "When the time comes for it, it'll come. I'm not pressing anything or anything like that. Hopefully, it'll all work out." Johnson added, "Like I said, I'm not really worried about it. I'm out here just trying to work and doing what I need to do to help win a Super Bowl around here. That's what I'm going to continue to do, and like I said before, if that happens, it'll happen and it will take care of itself."

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent WR Malcom Floyd and OT Marcus McNeill are not expected to participate in the team's mandatory minicamp this week, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Both are looking for a long-term contract, but the team has been hesitant in giving out a contract because of the uncertainty of the collective bargaining agreement as well as the number of prominent players with pending contract issues.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent WR Vincent Jackson is not expected to participate in the team's mandatory minicamp this week, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Jackson is looking for a long-term contract, but the team has been hesitant in giving out a contract because of the uncertainty of the collective bargaining agreement as well as the number of prominent players with pending contract issues.

WR | Keenan Burton | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Keenan Burton (knee) was able to take part in team drills during the team's offseason workout Monday, May 24, according to Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Marcus McNeill | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent WR Malcom Floyd and OT Marcus McNeill are not expected to participate in the team's mandatory minicamp this week, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Both are looking for a long-term contract, but the team has been hesitant in giving out a contract because of the uncertainty of the collective bargaining agreement as well as the number of prominent players with pending contract issues.


Guard

OG | Justin Smiley | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
Jacksonville Jaguars OG Justin Smiley, acquired via trade from the Miami Dolphins, has agreed to restructure his contract, according to Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union. However, there has been no word yet as to whether Smiley has passed his physical.

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Free Agents
Frank Bauer, agent for New England Patriots restricted free-agent OG Logan Mankins, said Mankins will not participate in any of the Patriots' organized team activities until he receives a new contract, reports Tom E. Curran, of CSNNewEngland.com. Bauer said their has not been much progress in contract talks with the team.


Defensive Line

DL | Kevin Vickerson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks DT Kevin Vickerson (groin) did not participate in the team's offseason workout because of a sore groin, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times.


Linebacker

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) and LB Kevin Bentley (back) participated in the team's offseason workouts Monday, May 24, according to HoustonTexans.com's Nick Scurfield. Both were limited last week because of injuries.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent LB Shawne Merriman is not expected to participate in the team's mandatory minicamp this week, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Merriman is looking for a long-term contract, but the team has been hesitant in giving out a contract because of the uncertainty of the collective bargaining agreement as well as the number of prominent players with pending contract issues.

LB | Lofa Tatupu | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (shoulder) was limited during the team's offseason workout Monday, May 24, because of a sore shoulder, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times.

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
Tennessee Titans restricted free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch is not expected to participate in the Titans' organized team activities this week, reports The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.

LB | Keith Brooking | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB Keith Brooking (knee) said he hopes to be able to participate in the team's minicamp in June, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News. Brooking acknowledged that the team's medical staff would like to keep him out until training camp. He started a weight program and will begin light running Tuesday, May 25.


Cornerback

CB | Richard Marshall | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers restricted free-agent CB Richard Marshall was on the field for the team's OTA practice Monday, May 24, reports Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, citing a pair of team sources. Marshall was boycotting the team's offseason workouts, presumably upset over the lack of a new deal. He had been tendered a one-year, $1.759 million contract.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) participated in individual drills and installations during the team's practice Monday, May 24, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

CB | Lardarius Webb | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Lardarius Webb (knee) said he is on schedule in his rehab from knee surgery after getting a checkup on his knee, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.

CB | Fabian Washington | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Fabian Washington (knee) said Dr. James Andrews indicated that Washington should be ready for the start of training camp, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Strong Safety

SS | Gerald Sensabaugh | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agents
Dallas Cowboys restricted free-agent SS Gerald Sensabaugh said he plans to sign his tender offer in the near future, reports Josh Ellis, of DallasCowboys.com.

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