Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 15, 2011 @ 00:27:09 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Kerry Collins | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
Tennessee Titans impending free-agent QB Kerry Collins' chances of re-signing with the team improve the longer the lockout goes on because of his understanding of the offensive philosophy, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.

QB | Cam Newton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said the team is scouting Auburn QB Cam Newton because the team has an obligation to evaluate all of the best draft prospects and that Newton is one of those players, reports Nate Ulrich, of the Akron Beacon Journal.

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said he expects QB Colt McCoy to get the players together so they can work out together during the lockout, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.


Running Back

RB | Stevan Ridley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisiana State RB Stevan Ridley ran the 40-yard dash in 4.70 seconds and 4.73 seconds at his Pro Day Monday, March 14, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

RB | Pierre Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said he believes RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) will be ready for the start of training camp, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.


Wide Receiver

WR | Terrence Toliver | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury
Louisiana State WR Terrence Toliver (hamstring) posted a time of 4.54 seconds in the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day Monday, March 14, and then was outstanding in the position workouts that teams put him through despite a pulled hamstring, according to CBSSports.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Robaire Smith | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Free Agents
Cleveland Browns impending free-agent DL Robaire Smith's (back) agent said that Smith has received full medical clearance to play in 2011, reports Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Drake Nevis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisiana State DT Drake Nevis ran the 40-yard dash in 4.90 seconds and 4.96 seconds at his Pro Day Monday, March 14, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.


Linebacker

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (back) has started to undergo acupuncture, massage and oxygenation treatments following his second herniated-disk surgery, according to CBSSports.com.

LB | Von Miller | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with Texas A&M LB Von Miller Tuesday, April 11, and Wednesday, April 12, a source told James Walker, of ESPN.com.

LB | Ross Homan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles conducted a private workout with Ohio State LBs Brian Rolle and Ross Homan Monday, March 14, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

LB | Brian Rolle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles conducted a private workout with Ohio State LBs Brian Rolle and Ross Homan Monday, March 14, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

LB | Kelvin Sheppard | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisiana State LB Kelvin Sheppard ran the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds and 4.82 seconds at his Pro Day Monday, March 14, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

LB | Colin McCarthy | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft
University of Miami LB Colin McCarthy's draft stock could go down because of previous injuries he had to his shoulders during his college career, reports Brad Biggs, of NationalFootballPost.com. Reports indicate McCarthy had as many as three shoulder surgeries during college. A scout for an NFL team said they will take McCarthy off their draft board because of his injury history.


Cornerback

CB | Patrick Peterson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera had a dinner meeting with Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson Sunday, March 13, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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