Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 18, 2010 @ 09:49:52 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he does not have enough information yet to make a decision on possibly disciplining Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young, according to The Associated Press.


Running Back

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch was not present during the team's offseason workout Thursday, June 17, reports ESPN.com's Tim Graham.

RB | LenDale White | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent RB LenDale White (Seahawks) said he did smoke marijuana when he was a member of the Tennessee Titans but said he does not smoke anymore, reports The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. He said the potential four-game suspension he is facing was because he tested positive for marijuana.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (ankle) did not participate in the team's minicamp but is expected to be ready for the start of training camp, reports ESPN.com's James Walker.

RB | Steve Slaton | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster will enter training camp as the team's starting running back, but the coaches also believe RB Steve Slaton to contribute in several ways, according to AOL FanHouse's Dan Graziano.


Wide Receiver

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants FS Antrel Rolle thinks the turf at the New Meadowlands Stadium is the reason why WR Domenik Hixon (knee) is out for the season, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk. "I was right there when it happened and I saw it right away," Rolle said. "And I was like, 'Damn, it don't look good.' He didn't make a cut or anything. It just got caught in the turf." General manager Jerry Reese said the new turf was not the reason for Hixon's injury.

WR | Brandon Gibson | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, June 17, because he aggravated a hamstring he suffered earlier in the offseason, according to Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Bryant (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, June 17, reports Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com. Bryant is still dealing with the knee had surgery on last season, which is still not 100 percent. He is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Free Agent | Free Agents
Unrestricted free-agent WR Marvin Harrison (Colts) was ordered to surrender his handgun to police after a traffic stop Wednesday, June 16, and gun will be tested to see if it matches the casings involved in a shooting 2008, sources told Shaun Assael. Harrison has been a person of interest during the investigation of the shooting. The patrolman thought he had probable cause to search Harrison's car after Harrison produced a gun permit but said he did not have a gun after the patrolman saw Harrison place what appeared to be a weapon in the seat console in his car, according to sources.


Tight End

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) likely will not participate in the team's upcoming minicamp because of his knee injury, reports Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com.


Place Kicker

PK | Shaun Suisham | Free Agent | Transaction
The Cleveland Browns have terminated the contract of PK Shaun Suisham, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

PK | Justin Medlock | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have claimed free-agent PK Justin Medlock (Redskins) off waivers, reports Scout.com's Adam Caplan.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Donald Penn | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agents
Tampa Bay Buccaneers restricted free-agent OT Donald Penn does not plan to participate in the team's upcoming minicamp, according to Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times.

OT | Ed Wang | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OT Ed Wang (leg) said he hopes to be able to participate in the team's upcoming mandatory minicamp in some capacity, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Aubrayo Franklin | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers franchise free-agent DT Aubrayo Franklin was not present for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp, reports the Sacramento Bee's Matthew Barrows.


Linebacker

LB | Keith Bulluck | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions do not appear to be unrestricted free-agent LB Keith Bulluck's (Titans) top destination because he said during a radio interview that he wants to play for a team that will compete for a championship, reports John Niyo, of The Detroit News. "I'll tell you, man, (the Lions) are one of those teams that's up-and-coming," said Bulluck. But honestly, to be 100-percent honest, I want to play for a championship, you know what I'm saying? If it comes down to it, if my option is to go to Detroit, yeah, all right, that's what we gotta do. Because I'm gonna play football, regardless."

LB | Roddrick Muckelroy | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals LB Roddrick Muckelroy (hand) suffered a broken hand during practice Tuesday, June 15, reports Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com. He is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.

LB | Tim Dobbins | Miami Dolphins | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins have signed LB Tim Dobbins to a two-year contract extension, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Cornerback

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (knee), FS Derrick Martin (ankle) and FS Will Blackmon (knee) are not expected to participate in the team's upcoming minicamp, reports Packers.com's Mike Spofford. Martin and Blackmon are expected to be ready for minicamp but there is no timetable for Harris' return.

CB | Walt Harris | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens offered unrestricted free-agent CB Walt Harris (49ers) a one-year deal, but he declined the offer, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. A source said there is a chance that the two sides could agree to a deal before training camp.

CB | Fabian Washington | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said during a radio interview that CB Fabian Washington (knee) and CB Lardarius Webb (knee) may not be at fully strength when the season starts but expects their strength to increase as the season goes on, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.

CB | Roderick Hood | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Transaction
The Tennessee Titans have placed CB Roderick Hood (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2010 season, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Free Safety

FS | Antrel Rolle | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants FS Antrel Rolle thinks the turf at the New Meadowlands Stadium is the reason why WR Domenik Hixon (knee) is out for the season, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk. "I was right there when it happened and I saw it right away," Rolle said. "And I was like, 'Damn, it don't look good.' He didn't make a cut or anything. It just got caught in the turf." General manager Jerry Reese said the new turf was not the reason for Hixon's injury.

FS | Ken Hamlin | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent FS Ken Hamlin (Cowboys) on a one-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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