Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 21, 2011 @ 17:02:17 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said he believes impending free-agent QB Alex Smith is open to re-signing with the team this offseason, according to Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) underwent shoulder surgery Friday, Jan. 21, and will be sidelined for around four months, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com. Stafford is expected to be completely healthy boy the team's May minicamp.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (foot) may not be ready to participate in offseason workouts or minicamps because of his foot surgery but should be ready for training camp, reports Ian Rapoport, of the Boston Herald.


Running Back

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Free Agents
The New England Patriots may not re-sign impending free-agent RB Sammy Morris this offseason, reports Ian Rapoport, of the Boston Herald.

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said he is hopeful the team can re-sign pending free-agent RB Cedric Benson, according to Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.


Fullback

FB | John Kuhn | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (shoulder), OT Chad Clifton (knees) and LBs A.J. Hawk (knee), Clay Matthews (shin) and Erik Walden (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.

WR | Brad Smith | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Brad Smith (groin), SS Drew Coleman (knee) and SS James Ihedigbo (knee, ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.


Tight End

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez said during an appearance on the television show Jim Rome is Burning that he will return to the Falcons next season, reports Jay Adams, of AtlantaFalcons.com.


Place Kicker

PK | Shayne Graham | New England Patriots | Free Agents
New England Patriots impending free-agent PK Shayne Graham likely will not be re-signed because of the return of PK Stephen Gostkowski (quadriceps), reports Ian Rapoport, of the Boston Herald.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Chad Clifton | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (shoulder), OT Chad Clifton (knees) and LBs A.J. Hawk (knee), Clay Matthews (shin) and Erik Walden (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

OT | Jason Peters | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters (undisclosed) has pulled out of the Pro Bowl due to an undisclosed injury, reports Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com. Atlanta Falcons OT Tyson Clabo will replace him on the NFC Pro Bowl roster.

OT | Tyson Clabo | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters (undisclosed) has pulled out of the Pro Bowl due to an undisclosed injury, reports Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com. Atlanta Falcons OT Tyson Clabo will replace him on the NFC Pro Bowl roster.


Defensive Line

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DLs Cullen Jenkins (calf) and Ryan Pickett (ankle), LB Diyral Briggs (ankle) and CBs Patrick Lee (hip) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DLs Cullen Jenkins (calf) and Ryan Pickett (ankle), LB Diyral Briggs (ankle) and CBs Patrick Lee (hip) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

DL | Aaron Smith | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as doubtful for the AFC Championship game.

DL | Sione Pouha | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets C Nick Mangold (shoulder), DLs Mike DeVito (neck) and Sione Pouha (back), LB Jason Taylor (concussion) and CB Antonio Cromartie (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.

DL | Shaun Ellis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DL Shaun Ellis (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said DT Pat Williams (elbow) underwent a procedure on his elbow but should be ready for the start of training camp, reports Tom Pelissero, of 1500ESPN.com.


Linebacker

LB | Pisa Tinoisamoa | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is not on the injury report for the NFC Championship game.

LB | A.J. Hawk | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (shoulder), OT Chad Clifton (knees) and LBs A.J. Hawk (knee), Clay Matthews (shin) and Erik Walden (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (shoulder), OT Chad Clifton (knees) and LBs A.J. Hawk (knee), Clay Matthews (shin) and Erik Walden (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

LB | Frank Zombo | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Frank Zombo (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and has been ruled out of the NFC Championship game.

LB | Jason Taylor | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets C Nick Mangold (shoulder), DLs Mike DeVito (neck) and Sione Pouha (back), LB Jason Taylor (concussion) and CB Antonio Cromartie (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DLs Cullen Jenkins (calf) and Ryan Pickett (ankle), LB Diyral Briggs (ankle) and CBs Patrick Lee (hip) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

CB | Patrick Lee | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DLs Cullen Jenkins (calf) and Ryan Pickett (ankle), LB Diyral Briggs (ankle) and CBs Patrick Lee (hip) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (abdomen) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, but is listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.

CB | Antonio Cromartie | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets C Nick Mangold (shoulder), DLs Mike DeVito (neck) and Sione Pouha (back), LB Jason Taylor (concussion) and CB Antonio Cromartie (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.


Strong Safety

SS | Chris Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears SS Chris Harris (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as questionable for the NFC Championship game.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (Achilles') fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as probable for the AFC Championship game.

SS | James Ihedigbo | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Brad Smith (groin), SS Drew Coleman (knee) and SS James Ihedigbo (knee, ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.


Offensive Coordinator

OC | Josh McDaniels | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said he wants to establish an aggressive and balanced attack, according to Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "The best offenses that I've had an opportunity to be a part of always maintained really solid balance and always had an opportunity to attack the defense in multiple ways," McDaniels said. McDaniels' former team, the Denver Broncos, attempted to throw the ball more than 64 percent of the time in 2010.

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