Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on July 19, 2010 @ 12:14:21 PDT



QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Donovan McNabb has invited the team's wide receivers, tight ends and running backs to Arizona to work out with him before training camp begins, reports Rick Maese, of The Washington Post. WRs Devin Thomas, Santana Moss and Malcolm Kelly are expected to participate in McNabb's "Hell Week." Temperatures around Phoenix are expected to climb as high as 112 degrees during the week. "It's a different mind set," McNabb said. "I prepare guys the way I prepare."

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan said he has watched film of the six of the high scoring offenses during the offseason to try to improve his own play, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Ryan said those team's quarterbacks throw to the check down receivers frequently instead of forcing the ball downfield.

Running Back

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (Achilles') is 100 percent healthy entering the 2010 season, according to Michael Lombardi, of NFL Network. Stewart is excited about the upcoming campaign.

Wide Receiver

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne is dissatisfied with his contract, a six-year, $39 million deal that has two years remaining with base salaries of $5.47 million this season and $5.95 million in 2011, according to Phil Richards, of The Indianapolis Star. He did not participate in the team's offseason workouts or mandatory minicamp. However, that does not mean Wayne won't play this season, even if he doesn't get a new contract. "I play football. That's what I do," Wayne said. "I love the game. It goes deeper than contract talks; I like doing this. I ain't getting any younger and football is my passion."

WR | Eddie Kennison | Retired | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs signed free-agent WR Eddie Kennison (Rams), the team announced Monday, July 19. Kennison will subsequently retire as a member of the Chiefs.

WR | Terrell Owens | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers are not expected to sign free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bills) as the team is set at the wide receiver position, according to Nick Canepa, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. "We're all set right now with our receivers," general manager A.J. Smith said. "I don't want to be involved. A lot of people have us targeted, but they know I wouldn't do it."

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (knee) has cleared waivers, which will allow the Giants to place him on Injured Reserve if they wanted, according to Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.


OG | Chester Pitts | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have been monitoring free-agent OG Chester Pitts (Texans), according to Jason La Canfora, of


LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (foot) is expected to enter training camp as the starter at one of the inside linebacker spots, reports Dan Parr, of

Free Safety

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
There is some concern Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (biceps, shoulder) might never be able to play football again due to shoulder and biceps issues, according to Michael Lombardi, of NFL Network.

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