Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on September 20, 2010 @ 09:21:52 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Charlie Batch | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Free Agents
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he is unsure who will start for the team at quarterback in Week 3, according to John Harris, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I don't know who is going to play quarterback. I know it won't be me. I'm not good enough," Tomlin said. QB Charlie Batch replaced an injured QB Dennis Dixon (knee) in Week 2. The Steelers are also expected to re-sign free-agent QB Byron Leftwich Monday, Sept. 20.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Donovan McNabb went 28-for-38 for 426 yards and one touchdown in Week 2, according to The Associated Press.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub went 38-for-52 for 497 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in Week 2, according to The Associated Press.

QB | Jason Campbell | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said he is not sure if QB Jason Campbell or QB Bruce Gradkowski will start in Week 2, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Matt Moore | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said it is too early to name either QB Matt Moore or QB Jimmy Clausen as the starter for Week 2, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said QB Vince Young will start in Week 3 despite being benched in Week 2, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Luke McCown | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard was benched in favor of QB Luke McCown in the team's Week 2 game.

QB | Derek Anderson | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson went 17-for-31 for 161 yards and two interceptions in Week 2, according to The Associated Press. He was replaced by QB Max Hall late in the game.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said QB Kevin Kolb (concussion) likely will start in Week 3 if he does not suffer any setbacks, reports ESPN.com.

QB | Shaun Hill | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Shaun Hill (leg) was limping around in the fourth quarter of the team's Week 2 game but remained in the game.


Running Back

RB | Michael Turner | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner's (groin) groin injury is not believed to be serious and the team decided to keep him out because of the score of the game, reports NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.


Wide Receiver

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (wrist) escaped serious injury when X-rays revealed no broken bones after he injured his left wrist on the final play of Week 2, according to Darin Gantt, of the Charlotte Observer. Smith walked off the field wincing. Smith broke the same wrist twice in the past nine months.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (ankle) is scheduled to undergo an MRI on the ankle he injured during Week 2, according to The Associated Press.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas caught eight passes for 97 yards and one touchdown in his first professional game, reports The Associated Press.

WR | Nate Burleson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (ankle) injured his ankle in Week 2, reports The Associated Press.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (head) went to the sidelines after receiving a helmet-to-helmet hit in Week 2 but was able to return to the game, reports Shalise Manza Young, of The Boston Globe. The Patriots medical staff did administer concussion tests on Welker on the sidelines.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings will meet in the near future to discuss if they should have a serious attempt to acquire San Diego Chargers restricted free-agent WR Vincent Jackson, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen. Owner Zygi Wilf will make the final decision because of the money Jackson will want in a new contract.


Tight End

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (head) was diagnosed with a concussion in the fourth quarter of the team's Week 2 game, according to Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News. His status for Week 3 is unknown.

TE | Evan Moore | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns TE Evan Moore (head) suffered a head injury during the team's Week 2 game and did not return, according to The Associated Press.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Trent Williams | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins OT Trent Williams (knee) suffered a sprained knee in the team's Week 2 game, according to Chris Russell, of ESPN-980


Defensive Line

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DL Justin Tuck (neck) left the team's Week 2 game briefly with what appeared to be a neck injury, according to Ralph Vacchiano and Kevin Armstrong, of the New York Daily News.

DL | B.J. Raji | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Brad Jones (knee), DT B.J. Raji (knee) and FS Nick Collins (hip) suffered injuries in Week 2, but head coach Mike McCarthy does not think the injuries are serious, according to The Associated Press.

DL | Brandon Graham | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the team's Week 2 game, reports The Associated Press. He underwent X-rays on his shoulder and they came back negative.


Linebacker

LB | LeRoy Hill | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks LB LeRoy Hill (calf) suffered a calf injury in Week 2 and did not return to the game, reports Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune.

LB | Stewart Bradley | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said LB Stewart Bradley (concussion) will start in Week 3, according to Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Cornerback

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring) will likely miss at least one game with a pulled hamstring, according to Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

CB | Mike Jenkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins (knee) will have an MRI Monday, Sept. 20, according to Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones said the examination on Jenkins' knee after the team's Week 2 game went well, which means there does not appear to be a significant injury.


Free Safety

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Brad Jones (knee), DT B.J. Raji (knee) and FS Nick Collins (hip) suffered injuries in Week 2, but head coach Mike McCarthy does not think the injuries are serious, according to The Associated Press.

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