Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 15, 2010 @ 09:14:55 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (knee) said he expects to be a full participant when training camp starts, reports The Associated Press' Dennis Waszak Jr.


Running Back

RB | Andre Brown | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants RB Andre Brown has shown enough speed to beat the defense to the outside during practice after missing last season with a ruptured Achilles' heel, according to CBSSports.com.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent RB Pierre Thomas has signed his one-year tender offer, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
xCarolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') did not participate in practice Monday, June 14, but did do some running after practice, reports Darin Gantt, of the Charlotte Observer.

RB | Jerome Harrison | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent RB Jerome Harrison, FB Lawrence Vickers, LB Matt Roth and SS Abram Elam have signed their one-year tender offers, a source told Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

RB | Anthony Dixon | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have signed sixth-round draft choice RB Anthony Dixon to a four-year deal, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.

RB | Kolby Smith | Free Agent | Transaction
The Kansas City Chiefs have announced they have waived RB Kolby Smith.


Fullback

FB | Heath Evans | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints FB Heath Evans (knee) is progressing from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Robert Stewart. Evans is no longer afraid of re-injuring his knee when making a cut, but other movements are worrying him. Evans said, "It's now just kind of getting back to the functional movements and getting back to the speed at which I've got to make them. I don't really doubt the knee anymore. It's proven to be strong over and over again. Now it's just kind of getting back into that rhythm where I can move and function inside any given play."


Wide Receiver

WR | Antonio Brown | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed sixth-round draft pick WR Antonio Brown to a three-year contract that included a $73,075 signing bonus, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson did not sign his restricted free-agent tender Monday, June 14, and may not report until after the 10th week of the season to ensure he earns an accrued season, according to Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Jackson has made financial preparations in advance of a lengthy holdout, sources said.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent WR Lance Moore will sign his tender offer at some point this week, reports NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.


Tight End

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) would not reveal the nature of a sixth surgery on his right knee and says pain is something he deals with every day, reports Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times. Winslow, however, vowed that he will be ready for training camp and return to the form that allowed him to lead the team in receiving last year. "It feels good. It's just something I deal with every day," Winslow said of his right knee. "I'm not going to let these guys down, though ... It's an every day thing. It really is. It's not easy, by any means necessary. But I've been through worse and 'll be back and I'll do my job and my thing."

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are expected to get TE Todd Heap more involved in the passing game this season because he will not have to block as much due to the development by OTs Michael Oher and Jared Gaither, reports Mike Preston, of The Baltimore Sun. Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Heap has had a great offseason in terms of working out.


Place Kicker

PK | Justin Medlock | Free Agent | Transaction
The Washington Redskins have released OL Paul Fanaika and PK Justin Medlock, reports Gary Fitzpatrick, of Redskins.com.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Marcus McNeill | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents
San Diego Chargers OT Marcus McNeill did not sign his restricted free-agent tender Monday, June 14, and may not report until after the 10th week of the season to ensure he earns an accrued season, according to Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. McNeill has made financial preparations in advance of a lengthy holdout, sources said.


Guard

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Free Agents
The New England Patriots have lowered their tender offer to restricted free-agent OG Logan Mankins from $3.268 million to $1.54 million, reports The Boston Globe's Albert Breer.

OG | Deuce Lutui | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
Arizona Cardinals restricted free-agent OG Deuce Lutui has signed his one-year, $1.759 million contract offer, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban.


Defensive Line

DL | Ray Edwards | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minneapolis Vikings have announced restricted free-agent DE Ray Edwards has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Linebacker

LB | Patrick Willis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis (knee) participated in the team period of practice Monday, June 14, for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a bursa sack in his right knee in March, reports Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Willis shared first-team repetitions with LB Matt Wilhelm.

LB | Matt Roth | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent RB Jerome Harrison, FB Lawrence Vickers, LB Matt Roth and SS Abram Elam have signed their one-year tender offers, a source told Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
Washington Redskins restricted free-agent LB Rocky McIntosh has signed his tender offer, reports Redskins.com's Gary Fitzgerald. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Elvis Dumervil | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
Denver Broncos restricted free-agent LB Elvis Dumervil has signed his one-year, $3.168 million tender offer, reports Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post. The Broncos and Dumervil's agent will continue to discuss a long-term contract.

LB | D'Qwell Jackson | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent LB D'Qwell Jackson has signed his one-year, $1.759 million tender offer, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Free Agents
Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said restricted free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch has signed his tender offer, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Cornerback

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
Washington Redskins restricted free-agent CB Carlos Rogers is not in a rush to sign his tender offer, reports The Washington Post's Jason Reid.

CB | Frank Walker | Free Agent | Free Agents
Undrafted free-agents CB Kasey Brown (Northwestern State), LS Preston Powers (Mississippi) and WR Derrick Townsel (Murray State) as well as unrestricted free-agents WR Bobby X. Williams (Vikings), FB Justin Griffith (Seahawks), DE William VanDeSteeg (Ravens) and CB Frank Walker (Ravens) are participating in the Houston Texans' minicamp on a tryout basis, according to Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com.

CB | Chris Cook | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (hamstring) sat out the majority of the team's minicamp because of an injured hamstring, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Head coach Brad Childress said Cook should be fine.

CB | Myron Lewis | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed third-round draft choice CB Myron Lewis to a four-year deal, reports Buccaneers.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Roderick Hood | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans CB Roderick Hood (knee) will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament Friday, June 14, in non-organized team activity work, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.


Free Safety

FS | Myron Rolle | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
The Tennessee Titans have signed sixth-round draft choice FS Myron Rolle on a four-year deal, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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