Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 11, 2010 @ 09:21:33 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jake Delhomme | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns QB Jake Delhomme (ankle) is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, Oct. 11, and could miss an extended period of time with his ankle injury, reports Mary Kay Kabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said QB Michael Vick (rib) will be the team's starting quarterback once he returns from injury, according to CBSSports.com. It is unknown, however, if Vick will be ready for Week 6.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (concussion) will have to pass a series of tests before he will be cleared to play in the team's Week 6 game, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith would not comment on who would start the team's Week 6 game at quarterback, according to Neil Hayes, of the Chicago Sun-Times. Smith hopes QB Jay Cutler (concussion) will return. "It's a little too early for us to get into that," Smith said. "We're just trying to enjoy this win right now. First off, hopefully, Jay will be able to go and we won't have to go down that road. Todd started today. Caleb came in. Both of those quarterbacks helped us win. That's where we are right now. Hopefully, we'll get our third quarterback into the mix next week."

QB | Alex D. Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith hit 25 of 39 passes for 309 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions in a Week 5 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, reports The Associated Press. Smith also lost one fumble during the game. Smith received boos from the crowd, who chanted for backup QB David Carr, and a tongue-lashing from head coach Mike Singletary for his turnovers. Singletary also challenged him to step up as a leader. Smith had to talk Singletary out of benching him during the fourth quarter before leading the team on two scoring drives.

QB | Jimmy Clausen | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen 9-for-22 for 61 yards and one interception against the Chicago Bears in Week 5, according to The Associated Press. Clausen was replaced by QB Matt Moore late in the game and he went 5-for-10 for 35 yards and two interceptions.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns QB Seneca Wallace (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the team's Week 5 game against the Atlanta Falcons, reports The Associated Press. The severity of Wallace's injury is not known.


Running Back

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (shoulder) left the team's Week 5 game against the Kansas City Chiefs after suffering a shoulder injury, reports Frank Tadych, of NFL.com.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (wrist) injured his wrist in Week 5 against the Buffalo Bills but was able to return to the game, reports Jaguars.com.


Wide Receiver

WR | Devin Thomas | Free Agent | Free Agents
St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney said the team is not interested in free-agent WR Devin Thomas (Redskins), according to Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

WR | Mark Clayton | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Mark Clayton (knee) suffered a torn patella tendon in his right knee in Week 5, according to ESPN.com. Clayton will miss the rest of the season.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (ankle) returned to the team's Week 5 game after missing some time with an ankle injury, reports Steve Wyche, of NFL.com.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (shoulder) was having his shoulder checked on by trainers on the sidelines during the team's Week 5 game against the St. Louis Rams, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. It appeared the trainers wrapped ice or something else on his shoulder but seems to be moving around fine.


Tight End

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (hamstring) said in the locker room that his injury is more like a hamstring pull, as opposed to a knee injury, which was the original concern, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Finley said an X-ray was negative and that the doctors were fairly sure it wasn't a torn anterior cruciate ligament, which would end his season.

TE | Donald Lee | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers TE Donald Lee (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during Week 5 against the Washington Redskins.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jason Peters | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters (knee) is expected to have an MRI Monday, Oct. 11, according to Jonathan Tamari, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

OT | Jammal Brown | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins OTs Trent Williams (knee) and Jammal Brown (knee) are scheduled to undergo MRIs Monday, Oct. 11, but neither seem too concerned about the injuries, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com.

OT | Trent Williams | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins OTs Trent Williams (knee) and Jammal Brown (knee) are scheduled to undergo MRIs Monday, Oct. 11, but neither seem too concerned about the injuries, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com.


Guard

OG | Jacob Bell | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams OG Jacob Bell (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 5 game, according to The Associated Press.

OG | Mike Brisiel | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (knee) suffered a sprained knee against the New York Giants in Week 5, reports The Associated Press.

OG | Justin Smiley | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars OG Justin Smiley (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the team's Week 5 game against the Buffalo Bills, reports CBSSports.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Trent Cole | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Trent Cole (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in the team's Week 5 game but later returned, according to Jonathan Tamari, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

DL | Brodrick Bunkley | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Brodrick Bunkley (elbow) suffered an elbow strain in the team's Week 5 game and did not return, according to Daniel Brown, of the San Jose Mercury News.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (ankle) injured his ankle in the team's Week 5 game against the Cleveland Browns but was able to return to the game after having his ankle re-tapped, reports The Associated Press.

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Ryan Pickett (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 5 against the Washington Redskins and was considered questionable to return, reports The Associated Press.


Linebacker

LB | Sean Weatherspoon | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) was wearing a knee brace during the team's open locker-room period following Week 5, according to CBSSports.com. When asked if he would be OK Weatherspoon said yes. Weatherspoon injured his knee during the game and did not return.


Cornerback

CB | Sheldon Brown | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) injured his shoulder in the team's Week 5 game against the Atlanta Falcons but was able to return to the game, reports The Associated Press.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring) will start in Week 5 against the Minnesota Vikings, sources told ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini.


Free Safety

FS | Darcel McBath | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos FS Darcel McBath (ankle) was carted off the field after suffering an ankle injury in the team's Week 5 game against the Baltimore Ravens, reports CBSSports.com.

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