Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 23, 2010 @ 10:10:42 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini did not speak to the extent of QB Colt McCoy's (ankle) injury Monday, Nov. 22, according to Dennis Manoloff, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Mangini did not say whether McCoy has a high-ankle sprain, only that the ankle is definitely sprained and the team will know more Wednesday, Nov. 24. McCoy was expected to have an MRI scan Monday, Nov. 22.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns QB Jake Delhomme could start the team's Week 12 game, according to Dennis Manoloff, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. QB Colt McCoy's (ankle) status is uncertain with an ankle injury.

QB | Shaun Hill | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) was unable to practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald. QB Shaun Hill (quadriceps) was a full participant in practice and is expected to start in Week 12 against the New England Patriots Thursday, Nov. 25.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (shoulder) had X-rays taken on his broken left collarbone Monday, Nov. 22, but it doesn't mean he is closer to a return to the field, repaorts Todd Archer of The Dllas Morning News. It is more procedural to make sure the healing process is going the right way. The best-case scenario for a return to game action is Week 14 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said QB Vince Young (thumb) is headed to the Injured Reserve list, which will end his season, according to NFL Network.

QB | Brett Favre | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings interim head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed in his press conference Monday, Nov. 22, that QB Brett Favre will start in Week 12.

QB | Troy Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said QB Troy Smith will start in the team's Week 12 game, reports CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

QB | Rusty Smith | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Rusty Smith is expected to start in the team's Week 12 game, reports The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt.

QB | Jimmy Clausen | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said QB Jimmy Clausen (concussion) likely will start in Week 12 if he is cleared to return, reports Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com. Fox said he will not know if Clausen will be cleared until Tuesday, Nov. 23, or Wednesday, Nov. 24.

QB | Chad Henne | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins QB Chad Henne (knee) is participating in practice Monday, Nov. 22, reports Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. He is wearing a big brace on his injured knee but appears to be close to a full participant.


Running Back

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said RB Darren McFadden did not receive enough carries to be effective in Week 11, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. McFadden had just 10 carries in the game. "That's not enough. That's not enough," Cable said. "The great runner can be a tough go early but I think the more you feed him the better it goes for him. That's just not enough."

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller (hamstring) is expected back in Week 12 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Spiller was originally injured in a Week 10 game against the Detroit Lions.

RB | Jahvid Best | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (toe) did not practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald.

RB | Fred Taylor | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots G Stephen Neal (shoulder), S Jarrad Page (calf), DT Myron Pryor (back), RB Fred Taylor (toe) and CB Jonathan Wilhite (hip) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (hip) played through a hip injury in Week 11 against the Detroit Lions, according to NBCDFW.com's Scott Crisp. X-rays on Jones' hip came back negative after he suffered a bruised hip. He finished with 11 carries for 51 yards.

RB | Ryan Torain | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said RB Ryan Torain (hamstring) is a long shot to play in Week 12, reports The Washington Post.

RB | James Davis | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Washington Redskins have signed practice squad RB James Davis to their active roster, reports The Washington Post. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (groin) could miss the rest of the season after re-injuring his groin in Week 11, reports Jason Reid, of The Washington Post. Portis was scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, Nov. 22.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said he is not sure if RB Jonathan Stewart (concussion) will be able to play in Week 12, reports Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com.


Wide Receiver

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson will make his season debut in Week 12, reports Gregg Rosenthal, of ProFootballTalk.com.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 11 and did not return to the game, according to CBSSports.com.

WR | Michael Clayton | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Giants will work out free-agent WR Michael Clayton (Buccaneers), according to Mike Florio, of ProFootballTalk.com.

WR | Patrick Crayton | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Patrick Crayton (wrist) will undergo an MRI Tuesday, Nov. 23, after dislocating his wrist in Week 11, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

WR | Mike Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said Monday, Nov. 22, that WR Mike Williams will be fined an undisclosed amount by the team in the wake of his arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence, according to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com.

WR | Mike X. Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Mike X. Williams (foot) is dealing with an injury to the bottom of his foot, according to Danny O'Neil of The Seattle Times. Williams was wearing a protective plastic boot after suffering the injury in Week 11 against the New Orleans Saints. "He did something very unusual to his foot," head coach Pete Carroll said. "It might not be as serious as we originally thought, but we're going to have to wait and see how he responds."

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 22, that WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (shoulder) is getting better, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Heyward-Bey hasn't played since Week 8.

WR | Mike Sims-Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker (ankle) will miss several weeks with a right high ankle sprain, according to The Florida Times-Union's Tania Ganguli.

WR | Hakeem Nicks | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (leg) is expected to miss three weeks because he is suffering from compartment leg syndrome, according to The Star-Ledger's Mike Garafolo.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall (hamstring) was not participating during the media access portion of practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates' (foot) status for Week 12 is uncertain, according to Gregg Rosenthal, of ProFootballTalk.com.

TE | Randy McMichael | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Randy McMichael (hamstring) suffered a left hamstring injury in the first quarter of the Week 11 game against the Denver Broncos. He was forced to the sidelines briefly, but able to return after a short absence.

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 22, that TE Zach Miller (foot) was wearing a protective boot as a precaution, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Cable added that Miller is dealing with some soreness after his return in Week 11 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

TE | Tony Scheffler | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler (ribs) was unable to practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald. Scheffler was injured in Week 11 against the Dallas Cowboys.


Place Kicker

PK | Jason Hanson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald. If Hanson is unavailable in Week 12 against the New England Patriots, PK Dave Rayner would start in his place.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Cornell Green | Free Agent | Injury, Transaction
The Buffalo Bills waived OT Cornell Green (knee) off Injured Reserve Monday, Nov. 22, according to a source, reports Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com.

OT | David Diehl | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants OT David Diehl (hip, hamstring) said during a radio interview that he will take part in practice Wednesday, Nov. 24, according to CBSSports.com. However, he will likely be limited.

OT | Tony Moll | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, , Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens OG Chris Chester (illness) is dealing with a skin condition which forced him to be inactive in Week 11 against the Carolina Panthers, according to Jamison Hensley of The Baltimore Sun. "It's just a matter of how fast that clears up," head coach John Harbaugh said. "It could be a week or two. He's going to get back as soon as he can." OG Tony Moll started in Chester's absence.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams OT Rodger Saffold (shoulder) had an MRI exam on his injured left shoulder Monday, Nov. 22, and the results were negative, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Saffold "felt something pop" in the fourth quarter of the Week 11 game against the Atlanta Falcons. He plans to play in Week 12 against the Denver Broncos. Saffold originally injured the shoulder a few weeks ago. "Pretty much the same thing, just retweaked it during the game," he explained. "I got caught in a bad position when I was pass blocking. It was really hurting after that. I knew I had to come out."

OT | Tony Ugoh | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
Contrary to a previous report, the Miami Dolphins have not signed free-agent OT Tony Ugoh (Colts), reports Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald.

OT | Levi Jones | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins worked out free-agent OT Levi Jones (Redskins) over the weekend, according to Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

OT | Damien Woody | New York Jets | Injury
Updating a previous report, New York Jets OT Damien Woody (knee) said he suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament and is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, Nov. 22, to find out the extent of the injury, reports Ian Begley, of ESPNNewYork.com.


Guard

OG | Chester Pitts | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks OG Chester Pitts (ankle) suffered a left ankle injury in Week 11 against the New Orleans Saints, according to Danny O'Neil of The Seattle Times.

OG | Chris Chester | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, , Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens OG Chris Chester (illness) is dealing with a skin condition which forced him to be inactive in Week 11 against the Carolina Panthers, according to Jamison Hensley of The Baltimore Sun. "It's just a matter of how fast that clears up," head coach John Harbaugh said. "It could be a week or two. He's going to get back as soon as he can." OG Tony Moll started in Chester's absence.

OG | Stephen Neal | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots G Stephen Neal (shoulder), S Jarrad Page (calf), DT Myron Pryor (back), RB Fred Taylor (toe) and CB Jonathan Wilhite (hip) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald.

OG | Eric Wood | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Eric Wood (knee) suffered a knee injury in the team's Week 11 game but the injury is not considered serious, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com. Wood is scheduled to be re-evaluated Monday, Nov. 22.


Offensive Line

OL | Cory Procter | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Transaction
The Miami Dolphins have placed OG Cory Procter (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2010 season, according to MiamiDolphins.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Tank Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
The Cincinnati Bengals have placed DL Tank Johnson (knee) on Injured Reserve, the team announced Tuesday, Nov. 23.

DL | Mike Wright | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots DL Mike Wright (neck, concussion) was unable to practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald.

DL | Myron Pryor | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots G Stephen Neal (shoulder), S Jarrad Page (calf), DT Myron Pryor (back), RB Fred Taylor (toe) and CB Jonathan Wilhite (hip) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald.

DL | Richard Seymour | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders DL Richard Seymour has been fined $25,000 for striking Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Week 11, reports ANG Newspapers' Jerry McDonald.

DL | Antwan Odom | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have activated DT Antwan Odom from the roster exempt list and has been added to the active roster. Odom is returning after serving a four-game suspension.

DL | Frostee Rucker | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Transaction
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have placed DE Frostee Rucker (knee) and FS Chris Crocker (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2010 season.


Linebacker

LB | D.J. Williams | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos LB D.J. Williams (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 11 and did not return to the game, according to CBSSports.com.

LB | Quentin Groves | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said LB Quentin Groves could move to defensive end with the injury to DL Trevor Scott (knee), according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

LB | Trevor Scott | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said LB Quentin Groves could move to defensive end with the injury to DL Trevor Scott (knee), according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins LB Rocky McIntosh (groin) suffered a groin injury in Week 11 against the Tennessee Titans, according to Joseph White of The Associated Press. LB Lorenzo Alexander (hamstring) also suffered a hamstring injury against the Titans.

LB | Shawne Merriman | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills LB Shawne Merriman (Achilles') is expected to miss a third straight week of practice, and there are concerns about whether he'll be able to suit up for his new team at all this season, according to NFL.com. The injury occurred in his first practice with the Bills, a week after being claimed off waivers from the San Diego Chargers.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins C Joe Berger (knee) and LB Karlos Dansby (elbow) did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 22, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.

LB | Will Davis | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB Will Davis (fibula) suffered a fractured fibula in Week 11 and likely will miss the rest of the season, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.


Cornerback

CB | Fred Bennett | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have signed free-agent CB Fred Bennett (Chargers), the team announced Tuesday, Nov. 23. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said CB Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle) is getting better, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury, , Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Monday, Nov. 22, he was optimistic CB Carlos Rogers (hamstring) might return in Week 12 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to Joseph White of The Associated Press. Shanahan said he'll "get a feel" during practice this week whether Rogers can return. Rogers was inactive in Week 11 against the Tennessee Titans.

CB | Chris X. Johnson | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 22, that CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) suffered a groin strain in Week 11 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

CB | Jonathan Wade | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have signed free-agent CB Jonathan Wade (Lions). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
The Philadelphia Eagles will place CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) on Injured Reserve because of his neck injury, reports FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said CB Asante Samuel (knee) suffered a knee strain in the team's Week 11 game, reports the Philadelphia Daily News.


Strong Safety

SS | Tyvon Branch | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 22, that CB Tyvon Branch (shoulder) is dealing with a sore AC joint in his shoulder, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

SS | Jarrad Page | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots G Stephen Neal (shoulder), S Jarrad Page (calf), DT Myron Pryor (back), RB Fred Taylor (toe) and CB Jonathan Wilhite (hip) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald.


Free Safety

FS | Darcel McBath | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos S Darcel McBath (quadriceps) suffered a quadriceps injury in Week 11, according to CBSSports.com.

FS | LaRon Landry | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Monday, Nov. 22, that he is "98 percent sure" FS LaRon Landry (Achilles') will be unable to play in Week 12 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to Joseph White of The Associated Press.

FS | Hiram Eugene | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 22, that S Hiram Eugene (stinger) left the team's Week 11 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a stinger, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Cable did not offer a timetable for Eugene's return.

FS | Chris Crocker | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Transaction
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have placed DE Frostee Rucker (knee) and FS Chris Crocker (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2010 season.

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