Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 3, 2010 @ 09:08:06 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jonathan Crompton | San Diego Chargers | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have signed fifth round draft choice QB Jonathan Crompton to a four-year deal, according to Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Running Back

RB | Tashard Choice | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys RB Tashard Choice (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, June 2, because of an illness, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (knee) likely will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list and then the Lions would evaluate along the way, according to MLive.com's Tom Kowalski.

RB | James Starks | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said RB James Starks (hamstring) is close to returning practice, but McCarthy was not able to give a specific timetable for Starks, reports Packers.com.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said RB Clinton Portis is considered the team's starter heading to training camp but will have to compete for the job during camp, according to The Washington Post's Rick Maese.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Free Agent | Free Agents
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said the team has made a contract offer to unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), according to The Washington Post's Barry Svrluga.


Wide Receiver

WR | Earl Bennett | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (knee) appeared to be running without limitations Wednesday, June 2, reports the Chicago Tribune's Vaughn McClure.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh said during a radio interview that he believes he will catch at least 100 catches this season, reports ESPN.com's Mike Sando. "I think 100 catches, to me, should be the minimum I get this year just because of the offense we're in. I don't feel like last year, I wasn't a priority in the game plan and I was almost so much told that last year. That's just not how it's gonna be," Houshmandzadeh said.

WR | Brandon Gibson | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, June 2, because of a tweaked hamstring.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (knee) ran some routes and participated in other drills during practice Wednesday, June 2, reports Alber Breer, of the Boston Globe. Welker looked swift and agile during a cone drill but did not participate in any of the team drills.


Tight End

TE | Tony Moeaki | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Moeaki (undisclosed) has not been participating in offseason workouts because of an undisclosed injury, reports Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star. Head coach Todd Haley said the injury is not serious.

TE | Brad Cottam | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs TE Brad Cottam (neck) has not participated in workouts this offseason because of neck injury he suffered last season, reports Kent Babb, of The Kansas City Star. Cottam said he has seen several doctors during the offseason and is considered week-to-week.

TE | Spencer Havner | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said TE Spencer Havner (shoulder) will be out at least two more weeks after having his shoulder scanned and the team doctor not feeling comfortable about allowing Havner to practice, reports Packers.com.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Ramon Harewood | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens OT Ramon Harewood (knee) participated in individual drills during practice Tuesday, June 1, according to Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. Head coach John Harbaugh said the hope is for Harewood to return to practice next week.


Guard

OG | Rex Hadnot | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals OG Rex Hadnot (knee) tweaked his knee during practice Wednesday, June 2, but it is not believed to be serious, reports Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee) and DT Tommie Harris (knee) took part in all individual drills Wednesday, June 2, reports the Chicago Tribune's Vaughn McClure.

DL | Igor Olshansky | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DL Igor Olshansky (back) took part in the team's practice Wednesday, June 2, after sitting out Tuesday, June 1, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.

DL | Jason Hatcher | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring) took part in the team's practice Wednesday, June 2, after sitting out Tuesday, June 1, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News. Hatcher might still be having some trouble with his leg.


Linebacker

LB | Pisa Tinoisamoa | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee) and DT Tommie Harris (knee) took part in all individual drills Wednesday, June 2, reports the Chicago Tribune's Vaughn McClure.

LB | Nick Roach | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach (hamstring) and DT Marcus Harrison (illness) took part in the team's practice Wednesday, June 2, reports the Chicago Tribune's Vaughn McClure.

LB | Bradie James | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB Bradie James (undisclosed) returned for the team's practice Wednesday, June 2, after missing their practice Tuesday, June 1, reports Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News.

LB | Stewart Bradley | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles LB Stewart Bradley (calf) tweaked his calf during practice Wednesday, June 2, and did not return to practice, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News. The injury is not considered to be serious.


Cornerback

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (knee) isn't ready to put his surgically repaired left knee to the test during OTAs, but he believes he is in the home stretch of his recovery, reports Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Harris reported to the team's headquarters to finish his rehab. Harris said, "It's the best place for me to finish up my rehab at this time of the year. It's best for me to be here with the guys, taking advantage of the facilities and the expertise in the training room here." It is not known exactly when Harris will be able to return. Head coach Mike McCarthy has not ruled Harris out for the regular-season opener, but he also acknowledged that Harris could start the year on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

CB | Lardarius Webb | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Lardarius Webb (knee) said his knee is about 70 percent healed at this point and continues to regain strength in his knee, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Webb said he would like to be ready for Week 1 but does not want to make any predictions.


Free Safety

FS | Kam Chancellor | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction
The Seattle Seahawks have signed fifth-round draft pick S Kam Chancellor to a four-year, $2.83 million deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

FS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings will not be pursuing free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (Rams), sources told Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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