Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 17, 2011 @ 09:49:23 PDT

 



Running Back

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, according to Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.

RB | Justin Forsett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks RB Justin Forsett (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, according to Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.


Fullback

FB | Le'Ron McClain | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents
Baltimore Ravens pending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain said he would like to return to the team next season. However, he remains frustrated over his limited role, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. "Wherever I end up, man, I ain't got no control over that with my situation," McClain said. "I had a great four years in Baltimore. Wherever I end up, I don't regret any of the four years here ... If I do come back, I'm going to want to be a part of it. I would love to be a part of the offense."

FB | John Kuhn | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (neck) is expected to be fine for the NFC Championship game after suffering a neck stinger in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, reports CBSSports.com.

FB | Michael Robinson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks FB Michael Robinson (rib) suffered a rib injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game and is questionable to return, reports Seahawks.com.


Wide Receiver

WR | David Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens WR David Reed (wrist) said he will have surgery soon to repair a torn ligament in his wrist, according to Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said he does not expect WR Derrick Mason to retire and expects him to be back with the team next season, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt said he plans on getting more involved in the team's offseason workouts and avoid any off-field issues, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean. Britt struggled with a hamstring injury at times this season and the team believes he could be prevented if Britt kept himself in better shape last offseason.


Tight End

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez said he will consider the possibility of retiring this offseason, reports Ken Sugiura, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

TE | Cameron Morrah | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks TE Cameron Morrah (toe) suffered a turf toe injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, according to Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.

TE | John Carlson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks TE John Carlson (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Divisional Round playoff game against the Chicago Bears and is expected to stay in Chicago overnight, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.


Defensive Line

DL | Aaron Smith | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (triceps) is not expected to play in the AFC Championship Game, according to Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

DL | Eric Moore | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots DL Eric Moore (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game and is considered questionable to return, reports CBSSports.com.

DL | B.J. Raji | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers DL B.J. Raji (head) is expected to be fine for the NFC Championship game after suffering a head injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, reports CBSSports.com. Raji was cleared to return to the Divisional Round game but was held out.

DL | Israel Idonije | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears DL Israel Idonije (hand) suffered a hand injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, according to CBSSports.com.


Linebacker

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (shoulder) suffered a right shoulder injury in the team's playoff win over the Baltimore Ravens; however, he is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game, according to Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Harrison would be in some discomfort this week.

LB | Rob Ninkovich | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Rob Ninkovich (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, reports CBSSports.com.


Cornerback

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Divisional Round playoff game against the Chicago Bears and is expected to stay in Chicago overnight, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

CB | Ashton Youboty | Buffalo Bills | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills may be interested in re-signing impending free-agent CB Ashton Youboty this offseason if he does not receive a lot of attention from other teams, reports Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News.

CB | Drayton Florence | Buffalo Bills | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills may not be able to re-sign impending free-agent CB Drayton Florence if he receives a good offer from another team this offseason, reports Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News.

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden's (hip) status for the AFC Championship game is uncertain after suffering a hip injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, according to Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.


Strong Safety

SS | Chris Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears SS Chris Harris (hip) is expected to be ready for the NFC Championship game even though he suffered a hip injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, reports CBSSports.com.

SS | Will Allen | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Will Allen (knee) suffered a knee injury in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, according to Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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