Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 30, 2010 @ 09:43:53 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kerry Collins | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher has not ruled out QB Kerry Collins (calf) for the team's Week 13 game, according to John Glennon, of The Tennessean. Collins is currently listed as day-to-day.

QB | Jason Campbell | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said the team is moving forward as if QB Jason Campbell will start in Week 13 in place of QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), according to Steve Corkran, of the Oakland Tribune.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (thumb) announced on his Twitter account Monday, Nov. 29, that he was about to have surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon on the thumb of his throwing hand, according to The Associated Press. Head coach Jeff Fisher added that he assumed Young would need five to eight weeks of recovery.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (knee) practiced in full Monday, Nov. 29.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot) is scheduled to undergo tests on his injured right foot, according to NFL.com. His injury is being diagnosed as a sprained foot.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard (wrist) said he is experiencing soreness in his left wrist, but he doesn't expect any further issues, according to NFL.com. Garrard apparently sprained his wrist when he was sacked in Week 12 against the New York Giants.

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini said he is not ready to name the starting quarterback in the team's Week 13 game, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Mangini said he wants to see where QB Colt McCoy (ankle) is this week and said QBs Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace are in the mix as well.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (shoulder) threw some passes during practice Monday, Nov. 29, but was only in shorts and a t-shirt, reports Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Romo is still expected to miss at least two to three weeks.


Running Back

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams said he would like to return to the team next season; however, his future with the team is uncertain, according to Joseph Person, of the Charlotte Observer. Williams is a pending free agent. "I love being a Carolina Panther. I don't want to go anywhere," Williams said. "It's not my decision, though."

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett described the status of RB Marion Barber III (calf) for Week 13 as day-to-day, according to CBSSports.com.

RB | Tashard Choice | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Tashard Choice vowed to be ready should RB Marion Barber III (calf) not play in Week 13, according to CBSSports.com. "I've been ready all year to get more carries," Choice said. "I don't like that it might come because of an injury, but you have to take the opportunity when it comes."

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (hip) suffered a fractured hip Monday, Nov. 29, against the Arizona Cardinals and is likely done for the remainder of the season, reports CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller (hamstring) is expected to return in Week 13 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to The Associated Press.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (ankle) has been diagnosed with a sprained right ankle and his status for Week 13 against the Buffalo Bills is unknown, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Judd Zulgad. "We are still going through the process and just trying to determine the severity of it," head coach Leslie Frazier said of Peterson's injury. "We'll probably learn a little bit more, probably on Wednesday when we come back and just see what he can or can't do." Frazier is unsure if Peterson is dealing with a high ankle sprain.

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (shoulder) practiced in full Monday, Nov. 29.

RB | James Davis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said RBs Keiland Williams and James Davis likely will share reps during practice this week, but it is not sure which will start in Week 13, reports The Washington Post. Shanahan said he has confidence in both running backs.

RB | Keiland Williams | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said RBs Keiland Williams and James Davis likely will share reps during practice this week, but it is not sure which will start in Week 13, reports The Washington Post. Shanahan said he has confidence in both running backs.

RB | Dimitri Nance | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB Dimitri Nance (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 12 and will go through the necessary process during the week in order to play in Week 13, reports Weston Hodkiewicz, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
The Oakland Raiders are concerned that RB Darren McFadden is not running like he has done in the past, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (undisclosed) limped off the field after his final carry of Week 12 because of an undisclosed injury, reports Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger. Indications are that the injury is not serious.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he was happy with how the team rotated RBs Brandon Jacobs, Ahmad Bradshaw and Danny Ware during their Week 12 game, reports Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger. Jacobs was on the field for five more plays than Bradshaw. Jacobs rushed for 87 yards in the game while Bradshaw rushed for 49 yards and caught four passes for 34 yards.


Fullback

FB | Michael Robinson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Monday, Nov. 29, that FB Michael Robinson (hamstring) is expected back for the Week 13 game against the Carolina Panthers, according to Danny O'Neil of The Seattle Times.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dominique Zeigler | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Dominique Zeigler (knee) suffered a knee sprain Monday, Nov. 29, and there is a fear it's serious, reports CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

WR | Danario Alexander | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Danario Alexander (knee) made it through Week 12 against the Denver Broncos without aggravating his surgically repaired knee, reports Kathleen Nelson, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Head coach Steve Spagnuolo added that Alexander was used in about 20 plays in his first start since knee surgery Oct. 29. He finished with four catches for 95 yards.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 29, that WR Chaz Schilens (foot, knee) would return to practice this week on a limited basis, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson (groin, calf) had an MRI Monday, Nov. 29, on the calf he injured in Week 12 against the Indianapolis Colts, according to Andrea Kremer of NBCSports.com. Jackson is expected to miss two weeks as a result of the injury. He suffered a right calf injury in practice Friday, Nov. 26, but thought he could play through it. Jackson then reportedly overcompensated for it, suffering a groin injury as a result.

WR | Mike X. Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Mike X. Williams (foot) might not be able to resume practicing Wednesday, Dec. 1, according to Danny O'Neil of The Seattle Times. "We've got to wait and see," head coach Pete Carroll said. "(Monday), they looked at him and there wasn't a lot of improvement so we've got to wait and see what happens Tuesday until Wednesday."

WR | Kevin Walter | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans LB Xavier Adibi (hamstring), WR David Anderson (hamstring), TE Owen Daniels (hamstring), WR Kevin Walter (calf) and S Torri Williams (hamstring) were unable to practice Monday, Nov. 29.

WR | Riley Cooper | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (knee) and DL Juqua Parker (hip) did not practice Monday, Nov. 29.

WR | Randy Moss | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Randy Moss had three catches in Week 12 against the Houston Texans, moving him into eighth all time in receptions with 952, according to The Associated Press.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson has become the first player to make 60 receptions in each of his first eight seasons, according to The Associated Press.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas (ankle) and CB Andre' Goodman (hip) have been ruled out for the team's Week 13 game, reports Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid and WR DeSean Jackson are scheduled to meet Monday, Nov. 29, to discuss Reid's critical comments about Jackson, reports Jeff McLane, of The Philadelphia Inquirer. Reid singled out Jackson because he thought Jackson was goofing off before the game and was not mentally focused.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (foot) could miss some practice time this week because of a foot injury, reports Weston Hodkiewicz, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

WR | Steve E. Smith | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Steve E. Smith (pectoral) said he does not expect to play in Week 13 but hopes to be ready for Week 14, reports Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger.


Tight End

TE | Zach Miller | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 29, that TE Zach Miller (foot, leg) suffered a contusion to his lower right leg in Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. X-rays on Miller's leg were negative. Cable added that he appears to be making progress from his foot injury.

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans LB Xavier Adibi (hamstring), WR David Anderson (hamstring), TE Owen Daniels (hamstring), WR Kevin Walter (calf) and S Torri Williams (hamstring) were unable to practice Monday, Nov. 29.

TE | Joel Dreessen | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans LB Kevin Bentley (knee), TE Joel Dreessen (knee), DE Jesse Nading (knee) and T Eric Winston (shoulder) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 29.

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams TE Michael Hoomanawanui (ankle) suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 12 and will miss four to six weeks, according to StLouisRams.com.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (foot, ankle) left the team's Week 12 game early and was being looked at by trainers on the sidelines, reports Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

TE | Bo Scaife | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans TE Bo Scaife (undisclosed) left the team's Week 12 game in the first quarter because of an undisclosed injury, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean. Scaife said he was not a concussion and believes he hit a nerve or something during a hit because he lost feeling in some of his limbs.

TE | Spencer Havner | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LBs Brandon Chillar (shoulder) and Spencer Havner (hamstring) are not expected to play in Week 13 after suffering injuries in Week 12, reports Weston Hodkiewicz, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.


Place Kicker

PK | Kris Brown | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets are scheduled to work out free-agent PK Kris Brown (Chargers), according to a league source, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

PK | David Akers | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles PK David Akers (hamstring), CB Jorrick Calvin (back), OG Nick Cole (knee) and CB Trevard Lindley (knee) practiced in full Monday, Nov. 29.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Damien Woody | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets OT Damien Woody (knee) said he will play in Week 13, even though he may not be able to practice the entire week, according to Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger. "The game's too big to miss," Woody said, "so I'm going to be out there."

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said OT Rodger Saffold (shoulder) appeared to make it through Week 12 against the Denver Broncos without any setbacks, reports Kathleen Nelson of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

OT | Eric Winston | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans LB Kevin Bentley (knee), TE Joel Dreessen (knee), DE Jesse Nading (knee) and T Eric Winston (shoulder) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 29.


Guard

OG | Chilo Rachal | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers OG Chilo Rachal (hamstring) suffered a left hamstring injury in Week 12, according to CBSSports.com.

OG | David Baas | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers G David Baas (concussion) suffered a concussion Monday, Nov. 29, reports CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

OG | Chester Pitts | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks OL Chester Pitts (ankle) is a question mark heading into Week 13 against the Carolina Panthers, as he hasn't even resumed running, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's Gerry Spratt. "We'll have to see how he is on Wednesday," head coach Pete Carroll said.

OG | Steve Hutchinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (thumb) will undergo an MRI exam to determine the severity of his injury, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Judd Zulgad.


Defensive Line

DL | Spencer Johnson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills DE Spencer Johnson (hamstring) is expected to return in Week 13 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to The Associated Press.

DL | Colin Cole | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks DT Colin Cole (ankle) does not look to be closer to getting back onto the field, according to Danny O'Neil of The Seattle Times. "He's not ready yet. He's not ready to get up and going on that thing," head coach Pete Carroll said. "He feels it. He wants to get back as soon as he can. He's working real hard in rehab so we just have to wait it out."

DL | Darnell Dockett | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett (shoulder) and S Kerry Rhodes (shoulder) are active for the Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Nov. 29, according to Scott Kegley, of 49ers.com

DL | Mario Williams | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) and DE Mario Williams (groin) did not practice Monday, Nov. 29.

DL | Juqua Parker | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (knee) and DL Juqua Parker (hip) did not practice Monday, Nov. 29.

DL | Tony Brown | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DT Tony Brown (knee) aggravated a knee injury in the team's Week 12 game, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.


Linebacker

LB | Parys Haralson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Parys Haralson (ankle) left the team's Week 12 game with an ankle injury, according to CBSSports.com.

LB | Paris Lenon | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB Paris Lenon (knee) suffered a bruised right knee in Week 12, according to CBSSports.com.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The NFL has rejected the appeal of a $75,000 fine by Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison for a hit on Cleveland Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi in a game Oct. 17, according to the Associated Press. The league also turned down an appeal for a $25,000 fine on a helmet-first hit against New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees in a game Oct. 31.

LB | Kamerion Wimbley | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 29, that LB Kamerion Wimbley (hand) needed stitches for a hand injury suffered in Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, but the injury does not appear to be serious, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

LB | Brian Cushing | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) and DE Mario Williams (groin) did not practice Monday, Nov. 29.

LB | Keith Brooking | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LBs Bradie James (knee) and Keith Brooking (foot) did not practice Monday, Nov. 29, according to ESPNDallas.com's Tim McMahon.

LB | Bradie James | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LBs Bradie James (knee) and Keith Brooking (foot) did not practice Monday, Nov. 29, according to ESPNDallas.com's Tim McMahon.

LB | Brandon Chillar | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LBs Brandon Chillar (shoulder) and Spencer Havner (hamstring) are not expected to play in Week 13 after suffering injuries in Week 12, reports Weston Hodkiewicz, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.


Cornerback

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel's (knee) status for Week 13 is uncertain, according to Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Samuel, according to a source close to the situation, was very sore following practice Monday, Nov. 29.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said Monday, Nov. 29, CB Terrence McGee (knee) aggravated his knee injury last week, and he will have tests to determine his status, according to The Associated Press.

CB | Justin King | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams CB Justin King (clavicle) suffered a sprained right clavicle in Week 12 against the Denver Broncos, reports Kathleen Nelson, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. King is considered day-to-day.

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders coach Tom Cable said that CB Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle) is awaiting MRI results on the ankle injury he aggravated in Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

CB | Chris X. Johnson | Oakland Raiders | Injury, , Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 29, that CB Chris X. Johnson (groin), who was inactive in Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 1, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

CB | Nate Clements | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CB Nate Clements (ankle) and S Dashon Goldson (ankle) are each active for the Week 12 game against the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Nov. 29, according to Scott Kegley, of 49ers.com

CB | Glover Quin | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans CB Glover Quin (hand) practiced in full Monday, Nov. 29.

CB | Cortland Finnegan | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
Tennessee Titans CB Cortland Finnegan was fined $25,000 Monday, Nov. 29, for his fight with Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson in Week 12, according to ESPN.com.

CB | Andre' Goodman | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas (ankle) and CB Andre' Goodman (hip) have been ruled out for the team's Week 13 game, reports Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post.

CB | Patrick Lee | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers CB Patrick Lee (ankle) may miss Week 13 after suffering a sprained ankle in Week 12, reports Weston Hodkiewicz, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.


Strong Safety

SS | Tyvon Branch | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Monday, Nov. 29, that SS Tyvon Branch (shoulder) is nursing a sore shoulder, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.


Free Safety

FS | Kerry Rhodes | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett (shoulder) and S Kerry Rhodes (shoulder) are active for the Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Nov. 29, according to Scott Kegley, of 49ers.com

FS | Dashon Goldson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CB Nate Clements (ankle) and S Dashon Goldson (ankle) are each active for the Week 12 game against the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Nov. 29, according to Scott Kegley, of 49ers.com

FS | Brian Dawkins | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos FS Brian Dawkins (knee) may miss Week 13 after suffering a knee injury in the team's Week 12 game, reports Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post.

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