Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 24, 2011 @ 09:29:34 PDT



QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals president Mike Brown said QB Carson Palmer asked for a trade about a week ago but told Palmer that the team is not interested in looking to trade him at that time, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (knee) suffered a torn medial collateral ligament in the NFC Championship Game, according to Sean Jensen, of the Chicago Sun-Times. The grade of the tear is still being determined.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (hand) injured his left hand in the second quarter of the AFC Championship Game, according to Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger. Sanchez met with the trainers on the sideline, but did not miss any time.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said he would like to get a contract with impending free-agent QB Peyton Manning done before the current collective bargaining agreement expires, reports Mike Chappell, of The Indianapolis Star.

Running Back

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Draft, Free Agents
The New York Giants could address the running back position in the NFL Draft, even though the team will likely re-sign pending free-agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw, according to

Wide Receiver

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) left the AFC Championship Game with a hamstring injury, but later returned, according to Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (knee) suffered a knee injury in the NFC Championship game but was able to stay in the game, reports

Place Kicker

PK | Billy A. Cundiff | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with PK Billy A. Cundiff on a new five-year deal worth $15 million, a source told Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

Offensive Tackle

OT | Chad Clifton | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (neck) has returned the NFC Championship game after missing some time because of a neck stinger, reports

Defensive Line

DL | Shaun Ellis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DL Shaun Ellis (knee) received a pain-killing shot Friday, Jan. 21, and Sunday, Jan. 23, to help his injured knee, reports ESPN's Sal Paolantonio.

DL | Gerard Warren | New England Patriots | Free Agents
The New England Patriots likely will try to re-sign impending free-agent DL Gerard Warren this offseason, reports's Mike Reiss.

DL | Jared DeVries | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Jared DeVries (knee) said he will undergo microfracture surgery next month in hopes of playing in the NFL next season, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. The Lions have told DeVries that he will not be back with the team next season.


LB | Scott McKillop | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Scott McKillop (knee) should be ready for training camp next season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a torn patellar tendon prior to this season, reports Matt Maiocco, of


CB | Phillip Adams | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CB Phillip Adams (ankle) is expected to ready for the start of the 2011 season after suffering a broken ankle late this season, reports Matt Maiocco, of

Strong Safety

SS | Chris Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears SS Chris Harris (hip) has a torn muscle in his left hip but was able to play in the NFC Championship game, according to Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

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