Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on February 7, 2011 @ 09:32:56 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was named the MVP of Super Bowl XLV. He hit 24 of 39 passes for 304 yards passing and three touchdowns without committing any turnovers. Rodgers was held to negative-two yards rushing on two attempts during the game. He became the fourth quarterback in Super Bowl history to pass for over 300 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions, according to ESPNews.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger hit 25 of 40 passing attempts for 263 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions. He also scrambled four times for 31 rushing yards, including a game-high 18-yard carry.


Running Back

RB | LenDale White | Denver Broncos | Draft
The Denver Broncos likely will look to add a big running back either through free agency or the 2011 NFL Draft, reports Mike Klis, of The Denver Post. The team may look to bring back RB LenDale White this offseason.


Wide Receiver

WR | Plaxico Burress | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears will be in search of a veteran wide receiver that can possibly jump into the starting lineup, according to John Mullin, of CSNChicago.com. The team will take a look at free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Giants) once his prison stint finishes.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during Super Bowl XLV and was forced to the sidelines, reports ESPNews. Driver finished the game with two receptions for 28 yards receiving.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson led all wide receivers during Super Bowl XLV with 140 yards receiving. Nelson caught six passes and scored on a 29-yard reception during the first quarter.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings had four receptions for 64 yards and two touchdowns during Super Bowl XLV. Jennings had a 21-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter and an eight-yard touchdown in the fourth.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace hauled in nine receptions for 89 yards and one touchdown during a loss to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward caught seven receptions for 78 yards and one receiving touchdown during a loss to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV.

WR | Braylon Edwards | New York Jets | Free Agents
The New York Jets may allow impending free-agent WR Braylon Edwards to test the free agent market so they can see what his market value will be, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Free Agents
New York Jets impending free-agent WR Santonio Holmes is believed to be more of a priority than WR Braylon Edwards and CB Antonio Cromartie this offseason, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders may be interested in Washington Redskins impending free-agent WR Santana Moss this offseason, reports Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com.


Tight End

TE | Benjamin Watson | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson is still expected to be one of the team's main weapons even though they have gone to a West Coast offense, according to Terry Pluto, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.


Defensive Line

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Free Agents
The Green Bay Packers have not had any contract negotiations with impending free-agent DL Cullen Jenkins but may consider placing the franchise tag on him this offseason, reports Greg A. Bedard, of The Boston Globe.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (collarbone) suffered a broken collarbone against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of Super Bowl XLV, reports ESPNews. He was not able to return to the game.

CB | Champ Bailey | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos likely will not place the franchise tag on impending free-agent CB Champ Bailey because of the high price he would received under the tag, reports Mike Klis, of The Denver Post.

CB | Antonio Cromartie | New York Jets | Free Agents
The New York Jets may allow impending free-agent CB Antonio Cromartie to test the free agent market so they can see what his market value will be, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

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