Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on September 6, 2010 @ 14:34:38 PDT



QB | Dennis Dixon | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon is working with the first-team practice during practice Monday, Sept. 6, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. QB Charlie Batch is working with the second-team offense during practice.

Running Back

RB | Montario Hardesty | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert defended his decision to select RB Montario Hardesty (knee) despite his injury history, according to Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. However, Heckert admitted the move was risky. "Was it riskier than a guy that had never been injured?" Heckert said. "Yeah, but we felt comfortable when we took him that he was going to be OK. We obviously brought him in for physicals and we spent a lot of time with our doctors, and we felt comfortable doing that."

RB | Clifton Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released RB Clifton Smith and OT Derek Hardman, reports Scott Reynolds, of

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Free Agent | Transaction
The Tennessee Titans have released RB LeGarrette Blount, reports SIRIUS NFL Radio.

RB | Julius Jones | Free Agent | Transaction, Fantasy
The Seattle Seahawks have released RB Julius Jones, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN.


FB | Tony Richardson | New York Jets | Free Agents
The New York Jets will re-sign unrestricted free-agent FB Tony Richardson before their Week 1 game, a source told Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News.

Wide Receiver

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are looking to trade WR Mark Clayton and will release him if they are not able to find a trading partner, reports Aaron Wilson, of

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens have reached agreement with free-agent WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (Seahawks) on a one-year deal worth $855,000, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

WR | Dennis Northcutt | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have released WR Dennis Northcutt and claimed free-agent WR Stefan Logan (Steelers) off of waivers, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Seattle Seahawks continued to talk with unsigned restricted free-agent WR Vincent Jackson, of the San Diego Chargers, Saturday, Sept. 4, reports Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune. However, Jackson's price was too high and nothing was able to happen.

Tight End

TE | David Martin | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills have signed unrestricted free-agent TE David Martin (Dolphins), according to's Aaron Wilson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Defensive Line

DL | Marques Douglas | Miami Dolphins | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins have announced they have terminated the contracts of DE Marques Douglas, Charles Grant and OL Cory Procter.


LB | Bobby Carpenter | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have signed unrestricted free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter (Rams), according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Injury
There is no timetable for the return of San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (Achilles') to the lineup, but he is feeling better, according to "I can get all of my conditioning and work in without being too sore," Merriman said. "Right now, I feel pretty good and I am continuously getting better."


CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Transaction
The New York Jets and CB Darrelle Revis have agreed to a new seven-year deal, which may void to a four-year pact, reports Jay Glazer, of Financial terms of the new deal are not yet available.

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