Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 1, 2010 @ 09:50:16 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said the team had a contract proposal ready to give QB Peyton Manning but will respect Manning's wishes to wait to restart negotiations after the season, according to Phillip B. Wilson, of The Indianapolis Star.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns QB Seneca Wallace (ankle) could practice as early as Wednesday, Nov. 3, according to CBSSports.com.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Cleveland Browns | Injury
The Cleveland Browns have not discussed the option of placing QB Jake Delhomme (ankle) on Injured Reserve, according to CBSSports.com. "There have been no setbacks in the thought process of him not being able to play," head coach Eric Mangini said.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said QB Donovan McNabb will remain the team's starting quarterback despite being pulled with less than two minutes remaining in Week 8, according to ESPN.com.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (chin) said he should be ready to play in the team's Week 9 game, according to The Associated Press. "Nobody knows my body like me," Favre said. "There were plenty of times I should have been knocked out and wasn't. I should be ready to play next week."

QB | Max Hall | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals QB Max Hall went 8-for-16 for 71 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8 before being replaced by QB Derek Anderson, according to The Associated Press. Anderson finished the game 16-for-24 for 234 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (ankle) went 15-for-34 for 170 yards against the New York Jets in Week 8, according to The Associated Press. Head coach Mike McCarthy said Rodgers suffered a sprained ankle during the game but was able to stay in game.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford went 26-for-45 for 212 yards, four touchdowns and one interception against the Washington Redskins in Week 8, according to The Associated Press.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard went 17-for-21 for 260 yards and four touchdowns against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 8, according to The Associated Press. His four touchdown passes tied a franchise record.


Running Back

RB | Chris Ivory | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Chris Ivory (undisclosed) was nicked up in the second half of Week 8, leading to Ivory's reduced role in the final 30 minutes, according to CBSSports.com. Head coach Sean Payton never gave a specific injury.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 8, according to The Associated Press.

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (head) suffered cuts and scrapes on his head when his helmet came off during the Week 8 game, reports The Associated Press.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 54 yards on 16 carries against the Green Bay Packers in Week 8, according to The Associated Press. Tomlinson became the second person in NFL history 13,000 career rushing yards and 4,000 receiving yards.

RB | Ryan Torain | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Torain (hamstring) left the team's Week 8 game against the Detroit Lions after suffering a hamstring injury, reports Frank Tadych, of NFL.com.


Wide Receiver

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (quadriceps) could be held out of the team's Week 9 game so he can rest his quadriceps injury for two weeks with the bye week coming in Week 10, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

WR | Lee Evans | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Lee Evans has caught at least five passes in the last three games, which is his longest streak since 2007, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

WR | Steve Johnson | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Steve Johnson caught a touchdown in the fifth consecutive game in Week 8, which tied a franchise record, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin's (ankle) left ankle injury appears to be serious, according to Jeremy Fowler, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Harvin will have the ankle examined Monday, Nov. 1. Harvin twisted his left ankle in the first quarter of Week 8 and had to be helped off the field by the medical staff. He taped it up and was able to return, ultimately catching six passes for 104 yards. However, Harvin was limping severely in the locker room after the game and expects to be even sorer. "It's hurting pretty bad and it probably was adrenaline that got me through," Harvin said. "I couldn't do much but I was able to fight through it. Go and see the trainer's (today) and we'll know then."

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt (hamstring) suffered a right hamstring injury in Week 8 that is likely to sideline him indefinitely, according to Jim Wyatt and David Climer, of The Tennessean. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Britt, who is scheduled for an MRI Monday, Nov. 1, would be out for an extended period of time.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson caught nine passes for 101 yards and a career-high three touchdowns against the Washington Redskins in Week 8, according to The Associated Press.

WR | Chad Ochocinco | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco (undisclosed) left the team's Week 8 game after suffering an undisclosed injury, reports Bengals.com.

WR | Deion Branch | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Deion Branch (hamstring) is expected to play against the Minnesota Vikings during Week 8, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Branch was listed as questionable for the game with a hamstring injury.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (undisclosed) left the team's Week 8 game because of an undisclosed injury but has been able to return, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (back) had to leave the team's Week 8 game against the Detroit Lions because he was dealing with back spasms, according to The Associated Press.

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams TE Michael Hoomanawanui (rib) suffered a rib injury in the team's Week 8 game and is questionable to return to the game, according to NFL.com's Frank Tadych.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (ankle) suffered an ankle sprain Week 8 against the Denver Broncos and is doubtful to return, reports Matt Barrows, of The Sacramento Bee.


Place Kicker

PK | Dan Carpenter | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter made all five of his field goal attempts in the team's Week 8 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, reports The Associated Press. Carpenter became the ninth kicker since 1950 to make a total of 10 field goals in back-to-back games.


Defensive Line

DL | Tank Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals DL Tank Johnson (knee) injured his knee in the team's Week 8 game against the Miami Dolphins and is questionable to return, reports Bengals.com.

DL | Tyson Alualu | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee) suffered a knee injury against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 8 but is probable to return to game, reports Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network.


Linebacker

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (thumb) suffered a dislocated thumb in the team's Week 8 game, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Crowder will have his thumb re-evaluated Monday, Nov. 1.


Cornerback

CB | Patrick Lee | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers CB Patrick Lee (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 8 but X-rays on the ankle were negative, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Oakland Raiders | Injury
X-rays on Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha's (ankle) injured ankle were negative, according to head coach Tom Cable, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Based on how the injury looked, it would be a surprise at this point if Asomugha would be ready to play in Week 9.

CB | Patrick Robinson | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints CB Patrick Robinson (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the team's Week 8 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers but is probable to return, reports Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

CB | Terence Newman | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (rib) left the team's Week 8 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars because of a rib injury and will not return, reports NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.


Strong Safety

SS | C.C. Brown | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions SS C.C. Brown (knee) left the team's Week 8 game against the Washington Redskins after suffering an apparent knee injury, according to NFL.com's Frank Tadych.

SS | Chris Horton | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins SS Chris Horton (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 8 against the Detroit Lions and is questionable to return to the game, according to Redskins.com's Matt Terl.

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