Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 3, 2010 @ 19:56:40 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 4 and will not return to the game, reports Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune.

QB | Max Hall | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he is not sure if QB Derek Anderson or QB Max Hall will start in Week 5, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb went 22-for-35 for 201 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the Washington Redskins in Week 4, reports The Associated Press. Kolb entered the game when QB Michael Vick (rib, chest) left due to injury.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning went 33-for-46 for 352 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 4 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski went 24-for-39 for 278 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions against the Houston Texans in Week 4, reports The Associated Press. Gradkowski briefly left the game after being injured.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub went 16-for-29 for 192 yards and two touchdowns against the Oakland Raiders in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco went 24-for-37 for 256 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick's (rib, chest) X-rays done on his ribs and chest came back negative, reports Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network. He will undergo an MRI Monday, Oct. 4, to determine the extent on any rib or chest injuries.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees went 33-for-48 for 275 yards and one touchdown against the Carolina Panthers in Week 4, according to The Associated Press.

QB | Kyle Orton | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Kyle Orton went 35-for-50 for 341 yards, two touchdowns and one interception against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4, reports the Associated Press.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers went 12-for-17 for 181 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in the team's Week 4 game against the Detroit Lions, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer went 25-for-36 for 371 yards and two touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Ryan Fitzpatrick | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick went 12-for-27 for 128 yards and two touchdowns against the New York Jets in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

QB | Jason Campbell | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) left the team's Week 4 game after suffering an injury. He was replaced by QB Jason Campbell.

QB | Dennis Dixon | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Transaction
The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed QB Dennis Dixon (knee) on season-ending Injured Reserve. Dixon suffered a knee injury during the team's Week 2 game against the Tennessee Titans.


Running Back

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Houston Texans RB Arian Foster was held out of the early part of the team's Week 4 game because he missed a team meeting and was late to another meeting this week, reports John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle.

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy rushed for 64 yards on 16 carries and caught 12 passes for 110 yards against the Washington Redskins in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

RB | Ryan Torain | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Torain rushed for 70 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 105 yards and one touchdown on 36 carries in the team's Week 4 game against the Indianapolis Colts, reports The Associated Press.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 79 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams rushed for 86 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries against the New Orleans Saints in Week 4, according to The Associated Press.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson rushed for 70 yards on 22 carries and caught three passes for 54 yards in the team's Week 4 game against the Seattle Seahawks, reports The Associated Press. Jackson also moved to second on the team's all-time rushing list with 6,991 career yards.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson rushed for 53 yards on 19 carries against the Denver Broncos in the team's Week 4 game, according to The Associated Press.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (groin) suffered a groin injury in Week 4 and is questionable to return to the game.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (hamstring) suffered a right hamstring injury in Week 4, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury in Week 4 but was able to walk off the field under his own power.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 133 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries against the Buffalo Bills in Week 4, according to The Associated Press. It was Tomlinson's 47th career 100-yard game and first since Oct. 26, 2008.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore rushed for 77 yards on 21 carries and caught seven passes for 60 yards against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4 game, reports The Associated Press.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (knee) is active for the team's Week 4 game against the Green Bay Packers, reports DetroitLions.com. This will be Smith's first regular season action of the 2010 season. Head coach Jim Schwartz said he believes Smith not playing during the first three weeks allowed him more time to rest his surgically repaired knee.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) will not play in Week 4, reports NFL Network.

RB | Jahvid Best | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions rookie RB Jahvid Best (toe) will start against the Green Bay Packers during Week 4, reports DetroitLions.com. Best missed the majority of practice during the week, and head coach Jim Schwartz said the rest definitely helped his recovery.

RB | Keiland Williams | Free Agent | Transaction, Fantasy
The Washington Redskins have waived RB Keiland Williams, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.


Fullback

FB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
San Diego Chargers FB Mike Tolbert rushed for 100 yards and one touchdown on 16 carries and RB Ryan Mathews rushed for 55 yards and one touchdown on nine carries against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4, according to The Associated Press.

FB | Peyton Hillis | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Peyton Hillis rushed for 102 yards and one touchdown on 27 carries against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 4, reports The Associated Press. Hillis has scored a touchdown in each of his last four games.


Wide Receiver

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne caught a career-high 15 passes for 196 yards in the team's Week 4 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, reports The Associated Press.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (ankle) has a high ankle sprain and there is no timetable for his return, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Smith will receive treatment on the ankle Monday, Oct. 4, and the team will know more about the injury at that time.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson caught six passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns against the Green Bay Packers in Week 4, reports The Associated Press.

WR | Terrell Owens | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Terrell Owens caught 10 passes for 222 yards and one touchdown against the Cleveland Browns in Week 4, reports The Associated Press. Owens is now second on the all-time receiving yards list with 15,325 career yards.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White caught seven passes for 104 yards against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 4 game, reports The Associated Press.

WR | Jordan Shipley | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals WR Jordan Shipley (concussion) suffered a concussion after taking a blow to the head in Week 4, reports CBSSports.com.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates caught seven passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4, according to The Associated Press. Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 career receptions.

TE | Dustin Keller | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets TE Dustin Keller caught four passes for 28 yards and two touchdowns against the Buffalo Bills in Week 4, according to The Associated Press.


Place Kicker

PK | Josh Scobee | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars PK Josh Scobee hit a game-winning 59-yard field goal with time expiring to defeat the Indianapolis Colts in Week 4, according to The Associated Press.


Defensive Line

DL | Shaun Ellis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DE Shaun Ellis (knee) suffered a sprained patella ligament in his left knee in Week 4 and will undergo an MRI Monday, Oct. 4, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com. Ellis hopes to be able to play in Week 5.


Linebacker

LB | Calvin Pace | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he expects LB Calvin Pace (foot) and CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring) to be able to play in Week 5, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

LB | Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Nick Barnett (wrist) left the team's Week 4 game because of a wrist injury but was able to return, according to Mike Vandermause, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.


Cornerback

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 4 and will not return to the game, according to Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he expects LB Calvin Pace (foot) and CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring) to be able to play in Week 5, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

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