Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on June 29, 2010 @ 09:07:34 PDT



QB | JaMarcus Russell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals are one of the more likely landing spots for free-agent QB JaMarcus Russell (Raiders), reports Rich Cimini, of, according to sources.

QB | Mark Brunell | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent QB Mark Brunell (Saints) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday, June 25, stating assets of $5.5 million and liabilities of $24.7 million, according to Roger Bull, of The Florida Times-Union. Most of Brunell's debts are personal guarantees he made on loans on behalf of his businesses.

Running Back

RB | Shonn Greene | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson said during an interview with ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that he believes he competing with RB Shonn Greene for the team's starting running back job. "I think the best man is gonna win the starting job," Tomlinson said. "I'm tired of being doubted by so many people about what I can do,"

Wide Receiver

WR | Marques Hagans | Free Agent | Transaction
The Washington Redskins have released WR Marques Hagans, according to

WR | Chris Davis | Free Agent | Transaction
The New York Giants have waived WR Chris Davis after he failed a physical, reports The Star-Ledger's Mike Garafolo.

WR | Marko Mitchell | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have announced they have claimed free-agent WR Marko Mitchell (Lions) off waivers.

Place Kicker

PK | Justin Medlock | Free Agent | Transaction
The Detroit Lions have waived PK Justin Medlock, according to Adam Caplan, of

Offensive Tackle

OT | Willie Colon | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (Achilles') will miss the entire 2010 season with a ruptured right Achilles' tendon, according to James Walker, of

OT | Chris Scott | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Chris Scott (foot) will have surgery Wednesday, June 30, to repair a foot injury he suffered while training, according to


CB | Antonio Cromartie | New York Jets | Injury
There is no cause for concern over speculation that New York Jets CB Antonio Cromartie (hip) rested for a few plays during minicamp due to lingering issues with his right hip, according to Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News. Cromartie's left hip was fatigued during minicamp last week. "His hamstring was fatigued and his hip was fatigued," Cromartie's agent, Gary Wichard, said. "(Defensive backs coach Dennis Thurman) was the one who chose to give him a few reps off. It wasn't a big deal. At the end of the day, it was not the same hip that was hurt two years ago. It's a non issue. It was nothing. It's typical training fatigue. He's fine."

CB | Shawn Springs | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears are unlikely to go after free-agent CB Shawn Springs (Patriots), reports the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs. It is unlikely Springs would join the team for the veteran minimum and it is believed the team has spent the maximum of their budget for 2010. Head coach Lovie Smith said the team likes the depth they have at cornerback now. Smith added, "Shawn will always be family to me, but right now we like where we are."

Free Safety

FS | Chad Jones | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants FS Chad Jones (ankle, leg) is being transferred to New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center from the LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, the team announced Tuesday, June 29. Jones is being transferred to New York for plastic surgery and possibly additional orthopedic procedures.

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