Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 7, 2010 @ 13:57:03 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Daunte Culpepper | UFL | Transaction, Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent QB Daunte Culpepper (Lions) has signed with the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

QB | Patrick Ramsey | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints will likely sign free-agent QB Patrick Ramsey (Lions) in July, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

QB | Mark Brunell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets will likely sign free-agent QB Mark Brunell (Saints) in July, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.


Running Back

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OG Todd Herremans (foot), RB LeSean McCoy (ankle) and LB Stewart Bradley (calf) did not participate in practice Monday, June 7, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III will likely get most of the fourth-quarter carries for the team this upcoming season, according to ProFootballWeekly.com.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell said RB Donald Brown has shown signs of improvement this offseason, according to CBSSports.com. Caldwell said Brown looks more comfortable on the field. "Last year, he was a pretty quick study, so you can imagine that he's taken another step forward. He's much more comfortable," Caldwell said.


Fullback

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent FB Lawrence Vickers has signed an injury waiver and is participating in offseason workouts, according to Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Vickers has still not signed his tender offer.


Wide Receiver

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers are expected to notify restricted free-agent WR Vincent Jackson and OT Marcus McNeill that they will face a reduction in their tender offers if they do not sign by June 15, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Jackson faces a reduction from $3.268 million to $600,000, while McNeill's would go from $3.168 million to $583,000. Sources indicate Jackson and McNeill are prepared to stay away for a long time and possibly into the season.

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent WR Malcom Floyd will participate in the team's offseason workouts this week and could sign his one-year tender offer as soon as Monday, June 7, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

WR | Isaac Bruce | St. Louis Rams | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have traded WR Isaac Bruce to the St. Louis Rams so Bruce could announce his retirement as a member of the Rams, reports StLouisRams.com. It is not known what the 49ers will receive in return.

WR | Bryant Johnson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Detroit Lions are planning to use more two-tight end sets this upcoming season, perhaps as their base formation, which would flex out a tight end as the de facto third wide receiver, according to ProFootballWeekly.com. As a result, WR Bryant Johnson could be the odd man out in the passing game.


Place Kicker

PK | Justin Medlock | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano is the favorite to be the team's place kicker for the 2010 season, reports The Washington Post. He is competing with PK Justin Medlock for the job.

PK | Graham Gano | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano is the favorite to be the team's place kicker for the 2010 season, reports The Washington Post. He is competing with PK Justin Medlock for the job.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jared Gaither | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents
Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent OT Jared Gaither has signed his one-year, $2.396 million tender offer, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

OT | Marcus McNeill | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers are expected to notify restricted free-agent WR Vincent Jackson and OT Marcus McNeill that they will face a reduction in their tender offers if they do not sign by June 15, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Jackson faces a reduction from $3.268 million to $600,000, while McNeill's would go from $3.168 million to $583,000. Sources indicate Jackson and McNeill are prepared to stay away for a long time and possibly into the season.


Guard

OG | Rex Hadnot | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals OG Rex Hadnot (knee) and LB Gerald Hayes (back) participated in practice Monday, June 7, reports AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban.

OG | Keydrick Vincent | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent OG Keydrick Vincent (Panthers) participated in the New Orleans Saints' minicamp last weekend on a tryout basis, reports Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.


Defensive Line

DL | Jay Ratliff | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff (elbows) will participate in the team's upcoming mandatory minicamp, a source told Tim MacMahon, of ESPNDallas.com. Ratliff has not been taking part in offseason workouts because of offseason elbow surgeries.

DL | Lawrence Wilson | Free Agent | Injury, Transaction
The Chicago Bears have reached an injury settlement with DE Lawrence Wilson (knee), reports Brad Biggs, of NationalFootballPost.com. Wilson is not an unrestricted free agent.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (hip) is taking part in organized team activities Monday, June 7, after missing the team's last workout with a sore hip, according to CBSSports.com.

DL | Kentwan Balmer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers DT Kentwan Balmer (shoulder) might not be healthy enough to participate in the team's upcoming OTAs, reports Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.


Linebacker

LB | Gerald Hayes | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals OG Rex Hadnot (knee) and LB Gerald Hayes (back) participated in practice Monday, June 7, reports AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban.

LB | Kawika Mitchell | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills LB Kawika Mitchell (leg) did some work during the team's minicamp last weekend, reports John Wawrow, of The Associated Press. Mitchell said he is close to being fully healthy from his leg injury.

LB | Matt Roth | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent LB Matt Roth, LB D'Qwell Jackson and SS Abram Elam still are not participating in the team's offseason workouts, according to Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.


Cornerback

CB | Leodis McKelvin | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring) was limited during practice Sunday, June 6, and is close to returning to full practice, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com. McKelvin injured his hamstring during practice last week.


Free Safety

FS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams will likely re-sign free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe for far less than the $7 million a year he and his camp sought, report Sarah Talalay and Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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