Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on February 9, 2011 @ 09:57:25 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agents
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh have met with impending free-agent QB Alex Smith several times since the end of the season and have worked out on the practice field together, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com. Harbaugh said he has been evaluating tape of Smith to determine whether the team should re-sign Smith.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) is expected to be able to throw by training camp, according to head coach Jim Schwartz, reports Mike O'Hara, of FOX Sports Detroit. "Matthew's doing great," Schwartz said Tuesday, Feb. 8. "It'll set him back in the short term. Once we get into training camp, he'll be 100 percent."


Wide Receiver

WR | Emmanuel Sanders | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders (foot) is scheduled to repair the broken foot he suffered in Super Bowl XLV, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee, thumb) is scheduled to undergo surgery on his knee and thumb in the near future, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (undisclosed) was on crutches during the team's on-field celebration Tuesday, Feb. 8, reports Lori Nickel, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The exact source and severity of Nelson's injury is not known, although he was able to play the entire game in Super Bowl XLV.


Tight End

TE | Greg Olsen | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Chicago Bears thought they have had a deal in place with the New England Patriots to trade TE Greg Olsen to the Patriots last offseason, but the trade fell through, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune. The Bears would have received a second-round draft choice in the deal.


Guard

OG | Davin Joseph | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could place their franchise tag on either free-agent OG Davin Joseph or LB Barrett Ruud this offseason, reports Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Paul Soliai | Miami Dolphins | Free Agents
Miami Dolphins impending free-agent DL Paul Soliai will not sign a new contract before the collective bargaining agreement expires and is expected to test free agency once there is a new CBA, a source told Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald.


Linebacker

LB | Rashad Jeanty | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks will work out free-agent LB Rashad Jeanty (Bengals) later this week, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

LB | Barrett Ruud | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could place their franchise tag on either free-agent OG Davin Joseph or LB Barrett Ruud this offseason, reports Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com.


Offensive Coordinator

OC | Mike Heimerdinger | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans fired offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger Tuesday, Feb. 8, according to ESPN.com.

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