Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 29, 2010 @ 09:30:09 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) appears he will be out for awhile after suffering a shoulder injury in Week 12, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (shoulder) said following Week 12 that he suffered a stinger in his right shoulder during the game, according to CBSSports.com

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot) suffered a foot sprain in the team's Week 12 game, according to CBSSports.com.


Running Back

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden has 16 yards rushing on 18 carries in the last two games, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Privately, the coaching staff is concerned that McFadden is not running as he did earlier in the season.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (ankle) will have his injured ankle examined Monday, Nov. 29, according to Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Peterson could not return in Week 12 after injuring the ankle during the game. "I would have tried to go out there, that's just the mentality that I have," Peterson said. "Trust me, if I could have went, I would have been out there. But it was just unbearable."

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson rushed for a career-low five yards on seven carries in the team's Week 12 game against the Houston Texans, reports The Associated Press.

RB | Jason Snelling | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in the team's Week 12 game, according to CBSSports.com.


Fullback

FB | Le'Ron McClain | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) sprained his left ankle in the team's Week 12 game, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. After the game McClain was in a walking boot. X-rays revealed no breaks.

FB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Mike Tolbert (hand) went to the locker room to have the injured hand he suffered in Week 12 evaluated, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Wide Receiver

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson (calf) suffered a calf strain in Week 12, according to head coach Norv Turner, reports CBSSports.com. "Unfortunately, it's what happens when you haven't been going (for awhile)," Turner said. "His calf, he's got a strain in it and he was pretty sore. Hopefully it's not a long term deal and we can get him back."

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson was ejected from the team's Week 12 game after getting into a fight with Tennessee Titans CB Cortland Finnegan, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.

WR | Steve Johnson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Steve Johnson (leg) briefly left the team's Week 12 game because of a leg injury but was able to return, reports CBSSports.com.

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent WR Plaxico Burress' (Giants) agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said two teams have remained in contact with him about Burress, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Burress' release date is unknown at this time, but Rosenhaus is confident that Burress will play in the NFL in 2011.


Tight End

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams TE Michael Hoomanawanui (rib, ankle) suffered rib and ankle injuries in the team's Week 12 game, according to Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI, and head coach Steve Spagnuolo said the ankle injury is more of a concern.

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (foot, leg) confirmed that his original arch injury was a torn plantar fascia, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Miller also suffered a leg injury in Week 12. Head coach Tom Cable called it a fibula injury.


Guard

OG | Davin Joseph | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will place OG Davin Joseph (foot) and SS Cody Grimm (ankle) on Injured Reserve after suffering injuries in Week 12, according to Buccaneers.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Ray Edwards | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings DL Ray Edwards (ankle) is scheduled to have an MRI Monday, Nov. 29, on his injured right ankle suffered in Week 12, according to Chip Scoggins and Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

DL | Dwan Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said DL Dwan Edwards (hamstring) could miss an extended period of time after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 12, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

DL | Nick Eason | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Nick Eason (knee) suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain in the team's Week 12 game while Bryant McFadden (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the game, according to CBSSports.com.


Cornerback

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Nick Eason (knee) suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain in the team's Week 12 game while Bryant McFadden (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the game, according to CBSSports.com.

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (leg) was able to return to the team's Week 12 game after leaving earlier because of a leg injury, according to Seahawks.com.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) likely will retire after suffering a neck injury he suffered in Week 11, a source told Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network. Hobbs also suffered a neck injury last season that ended his season. He is expected to undergo surgery on his neck this week.


Strong Safety

SS | Dawan Landry | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens SS Dawan Landry (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 12 game and will not return, reports Frank Tadych, of NFL.com.


Free Safety

FS | Cody Grimm | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will place OG Davin Joseph (foot) and SS Cody Grimm (ankle) on Injured Reserve after suffering injuries in Week 12, according to Buccaneers.com.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts president Bill Polian said FS Bob Sanders (biceps) will visit Dr. James Andrews this week with the hope that he will clear him to return to practice, according to Andrea Kremer, of NBC Sports. The Colts have been holding a roster spot for Sanders anticipating that he will return to play this season.

FS | Husain Abdullah | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings FS Husain Abdullah (leg) left the team's Week 12 game after suffering an apparent leg injury during was able to return to the game, reports NFL.com's Frank Tadych.

FS | Brian Dawkins | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos FS Brian Dawkins (knee) injured his knee in the team's Week 12 game and was considered questionable to return, reports Frank Tadych, of NFL.com.

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