Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 9, 2011 @ 10:04:45 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Cam Newton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn QB Cam Newton and his agent had dinner with representatives from the Buffalo Bills Monday, March 7, reports NFL.com's Gil Brandt.

QB | Kyle Boller | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders re-signed QB Kyle Boller to a one-year, $1.25 million contract, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.


Running Back

RB | Tiki Barber | Free Agent | Free Agents
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris did not shoot down the idea of free-agent RB Tiki Barber (Giants) joining his brother CB Ronde Barber in 2011, reports Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times. "You never rule out anything," Morris said Tuesday, March 8. "You look into it, you investigate it and make a decision as an organization."

RB | Michael Bennett | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders re-signed RB Michael Bennett to a one-year contract worth $865,000, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.


Wide Receiver

WR | Terrell Zachery | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn WR Terrell Zachery ran the 40-yard dash in 4.44 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Washington measured 5-foot-11 1/4, 205 pounds at the workout.

WR | Kodi Burns | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn WR Kodi Burns ran the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Burns measured 6-foot 1/8, 206 pounds at the workout.

WR | Mike Sims-Walker | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Houston Texans are not expected to show any interest in Jacksonville Jaguars impending free-agent WR Mike Sims-Walker once free agency starts, reports John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson might not start in 2011, but if he's not getting more balls thrown to him than WR Donald Driver, it will be a major upset, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson might not start in 2011, but if he's not getting more balls thrown to him than WR Donald Driver, it will be a major upset, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

WR | James Jones | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR James Jones said Tuesday, March 8, that he would like to be a starter in 2011, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Guard

OG | Daniel Loper | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders have given OG Daniel Loper a two-year contract worth $1.9 million in 2011, and $2 million in 2012, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Loper, who started four games in 2010, might be a potential starter in 2011.


Offensive Line

OL | Lee Ziemba | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn OL Lee Ziemba ran the 40-yard dash in 5.50 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Antoine Carter | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn DL Antoine Carter ran the 40-yard dash in 4.79 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Carter measured 6-foot-3 3/8, 259 pounds at the workout.

DL | Mike Blanc | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn DL Mike Blanc ran the 40-yard dash in 5.0 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Blanc measured 6-foot-2 1/2, 281 pounds at the workout.

DL | Zach Clayton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn DT Zach Clayton measured 6-foot-2, 299 pounds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.87 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.46 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.35 seconds. He measured 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot broad jump.


Linebacker

LB | Cobrani Nixon | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Kent State LB Cobrani Nixon measured a 35 1/2-inch vertical leap, a 9-foot-11 broad jump and completed 39 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.

LB | Josh Bynes | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn LB Josh Bynes ran the 40-yard dash in 4.80 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Bynes measured 6-foot-1 5/8, 240 pounds at the workout.

LB | Rod Wilson | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears may consider re-signing impending free-agent LBs Brian Iwuh, Rod Wilson and Nick Roach this offseason to help their depth at linebacker and keep some of their special teams contributors, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

LB | Nick Roach | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears may consider re-signing impending free-agent LBs Brian Iwuh, Rod Wilson and Nick Roach this offseason to help their depth at linebacker and keep some of their special teams contributors, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.


Defensive Back

DB | Demond Washington | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn DB Demond Washington ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Washington measured 5-foot-8, 180 pounds at the workout.

DB | Zac Etheridge | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Auburn S Zac Etheridge ran the 40-yard dash in 4.63 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 8, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. Etheridge measured 5-foot-11 1/4, 201 pounds at the workout.


Free Safety

FS | Brian Lainhart | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Kent State S Brian Lainhart measured a 37 1/2-inch vertical leap, a 10-foot-5 broad jump and completed 28 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.

FS | Hiram Eugene | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
Oakland Raiders FS Hiram Eugene signed a four-year contract worth $2 million in 2011, $2.25 million in 2012, $2.75 million in 2013 and $3.25 million in 2014, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Eugene might be counted upon to start, especially if they do not intend on re-signing restricted free-agent FS Michael Huff.

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