Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 30, 2010 @ 11:43:25 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Shaun Hill | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions QB Shaun Hill (forearm) is making progress from his broken arm and could return to the team in the near future, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard (concussion) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Jeff Elliot, of The Florida Times-Union. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and is expected to start.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 and is not expected to play. There is a chance that he could be the No. 2 quarterback for the game.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports NESN.com's Jeff Howe. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and will be able to play.

QB | Max Hall | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals QB Max Hall (head) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban. Hall is expected to start.

QB | Kerry Collins | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans QB Kerry Collins (finger) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. Collins will serve as the backup quarterback.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (knee, ankle) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. Young will start in the game.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (hip) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy. Palmer is expected to play.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (shoulder) did not practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is out for Week 8.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Donovan McNabb (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but is expected to play.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said the team likely will not decide on QB Brett Favre's (ankle, foot) Week 8 status until gameday, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.


Running Back

RB | Shonn Greene | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said RB Shonn Greene will continue to be heavily involved in the offense moving forward, reports Conor Orr, of The Star-Ledger.

RB | Jahvid Best | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (toe) said the bye week came at a good time for him because he was able to rest his injured toe and believes he is close to 100 percent healthy at this point, according MLive.com's Tom Kowalski.

RB | Beanie Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells could get around 30 carries if the running game he having success in the team's Week 8 game, reports Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (finger) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but has said he will play in the game.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Fred Taylor (toe) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and has been ruled out for Week 8, reports NESN.com's Jeff Howe. Head coach Bill Belichick said Taylor has made significant progress this week.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson (thigh) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. Johnson will play.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is expected play in Week 8, according to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (neck) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and likely will not play in Week 8, according to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount (illness) and FB Earnest Graham (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune. They are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (fibula) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and has been ruled out for Week 8.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and has been ruled out for Week 8. He currently has his ankle in a walking boot.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is not on the injury report for Week 8.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and has been ruled out for Week 8, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8 and is not expected to play.


Wide Receiver

WR | Danario Alexander | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, St. Louis Rams WR Danario Alexander (knee) is expected to miss two to four weeks after undergoing surgery to repair cartilage damage in his knee, a source told Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Dorin Dickerson (knee), TE Garrett Graham (shoulder), LBs Xavier Adibi (hamstring) and Darryl Sharpton (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), WR Andre Johnson (ankle) and CB Karl Paymah (wrist) all practiced fully Friday, Oct. 29. McManis should play in Week 8 while Dickerson, Adibi, Sharpton and Johnson all will play. Graham and Paymah will be available but probably not active.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Mardy Gilyard (hamstring), LB David Vobora (hamstring), LB James Laurinaitis (knee) and SS James Butler (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29. They are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Scott Bair, of the North County Times. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8 and is not expected to play.

WR | Buster Davis | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers WR Buster Davis (ribs) and PK Kris Brown (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Scott Bair, of the North County Times. Both are listed as questionable for Week 8 but are expected to play.

WR | Louis Murphy | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders WRs Chaz Schilens (knee) and Louis Murphy (chest) and DT John Henderson (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and have been ruled out for Week 8.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (quadriceps) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and is expected to play.

WR | Deion Branch | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports NESN.com's Jeff Howe. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but is expected to play.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, but is expected to play in Week 8, according to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is expected to play in Week 8, according to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is expected to play in Week 8, according to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.

WR | Austin Collie | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts WR Austin Collie (hand), DT Antonio Johnson (knee), LB Kavell Conner (foot) and FS Bob Sanders (biceps) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and will not play in Week 8, according to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.

WR | Terrell Owens | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Terrell Owens (hand) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy. Owens will play.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8. Bryant is expected to play.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson signed his one-year tender contract Friday, Oct. 29. Jackson will miss three games while on the Roster Exempt list and will be eligible to return when the team plays the Indianapolis Colts Nov. 28.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Eddie Royal (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and is expected to play but may not be used as a returner.

WR | Dexter McCluster | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs WR Dexter McCluster (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is questionable for Week 8, according to The Kansas City Star's Adam Teicher. McCluster will likely be a game-time decision.


Tight End

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (knee) and LB Kevin Bentley (knee) all were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 29, but will play in Week 8.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Scott Bair, of the North County Times. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but is expected to play.

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but is expected to play.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and is expected to play.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but is expected to play.


Place Kicker

PK | Kris Brown | San Diego Chargers | Injury
The San Diego Chargers could sign a free-agent kicker before their Week 8 game if PK Kris Brown (ankle) is not able to kick, report Kevin Acee and Chris Jenkins, of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Brown was not able to kick during practice because of a sprained ankle.

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Charger LB Larry English (foot) and PK Nate Kaeding (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and have been ruled out for Week 8, reports Scott Bair, of the North County Times.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Willie Colon | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (Achilles') said he is making good progress from his Achilles' tendon injury and believes he could have played at some point this season if he was not placed on Injured Reserve, reports John Harris, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

OT | Russell Okung | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks OT Russell Okung (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 and is not expected to play.

OT | Mark Tauscher | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OT Mark Tauscher (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 and may not be able to play.

OT | Jeff Otah | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and has been ruled out of the team's Week 8 game, according to Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com.


Guard

OG | Robert Gallery | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders OG Robert Gallery (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but is expected to play.

OG | Kyle Kosier | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is out for Week 8. Kosier could return next week.

OG | Steve Hutchinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (quadriceps) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Judd Zulgad. Hutchinson is expected to play.


Defensive Line

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 and will be a game-time decision.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings DL Pat Williams (quadriceps) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Judd Zulgad. Williams is expected to play.


Linebacker

LB | Keith Rivers | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals LB Keith Rivers (foot) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy. Rivers will play.

LB | Brian Orakpo | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins RB Chad Simpson (hamstring), C Casey Rabach (foot), OG Kory Lichtensteiger (back), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle) and CB DeAngelo Hall (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com. They are listed as questionable for Week 8 but are expected to play.


Cornerback

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets C Nick Mangold (shoulder), LB Calvin Pace (foot) and CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring) all practiced fully Friday, Oct. 29, and are expected to play in Week 8, reports JetsConfidential.com's Dan Leberfeld. All three are listed as probable.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Both are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.

CB | Greg Toler | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals CB Greg Toler (back) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is probable for Week 8, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban. Toler will play.

CB | Aqib Talib | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CBs Aqib Talib (heel) and Elbert Mack (heel) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune. Both are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.


Strong Safety

SS | Patrick Chung | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots SS Patrick Chung (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports NESN.com's Jeff Howe. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 and may be a game-time decision but is expected to play.


Free Safety

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (back) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and will be able to play.

FS | Darren Sharper | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints RB Julius Jones (shoulder), OG Jahri Evans (ankle), OT Zach Strief (knee), DE Will Smith (groin), LB Anthony Waters (hamstring), CB Leigh Torrence (shoulder) and FS Darren Sharper (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29. They are listed as probable for Week 8 and will be able to play.

FS | Brian Dawkins | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos CB Andre' Goodman (thigh) and SS Brian Dawkins (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29. Both are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.

FS | LaRon Landry | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins RB Mike Sellers (foot), OTs Jammal Brown (hip) and Stephon Heyer (ankle), FS Kareem Moore (knee) ans FS LaRon Landry (Achilles') were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29, reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com. They are listed as questionable for Week 8 but are expected to play.

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