Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 11, 2011 @ 05:27:50 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jake Locker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tennessee Titans are meeting with University of Washington QB Jake Locker Monday, April 11, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.

QB | Blaine Gabbert | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert is said to be having very positive meetings with teams leading up the 2011 NFL Draft, reports Dan Pompei, of NationalFootballPost.com. His knowledge of schemes, coverages and pressures is what teams are looking for in a quarterback.


Running Back

RB | Daniel Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with Kansas State RB Daniel Thomas later in the month, reports Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee.

RB | Stevan Ridley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with Louisiana State RB Stevan Ridley this week, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers impending free-agent RB DeAngelo Williams said he would be interested in signing with the Miami Dolphins this offseason if they pursue him, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.


Wide Receiver

WR | Gerald Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Tennessee WR Gerald Jones measured in at 5-foot-10 and 200 pounds at the NFL Elite Regional Combine, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible. He posted times of 4.57 seconds in the 40-yard dash and 4.09 seconds in the shuttle, in addition to a 41-inch vertical.

WR | Sidney Rice | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman downplayed concerns about WR Sidney Rice and his hip, reports Tom Pelissero, of 1500ESPN.com. "I'm sure if we felt any concerns medically that we wouldn't be discussing extensions with him," Spielman said.

WR | Raymond Webber | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams have conducted a private workout with Arkansas-Pine Bluff WR Raymond Webber, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

WR | Tandon Doss | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
St. Louis Rams wide receivers coach Nolan Cromwell attended Indiana WR Tandon Doss' Pro Day Thursday, April 7, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

WR | Jon Baldwin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Baltimore Ravens have met with University of Pittsburgh WR Jon Baldwin, a source told NationalFootballPost.com's Aaron Wilson.


Guard

OG | Bryant Browning | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to conduct a private workout with Ohio State OL Bryant Browning before the 2011 NFL Draft, a source told NationalFootballPost.com's Aaron Wilson.

OG | Will Rackley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns were scheduled to meet with Lehigh OL Will Rackley Sunday, April 10, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Offensive Line

OL | Keith Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams have shown interest in University of Nebraska OL Keith Williams, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


Defensive End

DE | Ryan Winterswyk | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Several teams are considering the possibility of using Boise State DE Ryan Winterswyk at tight end in the NFL because of his 31-inch vertical jump and his ability to run the 40-yard dash in around 4.85 seconds, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFLDraftBible.com.


Linebacker

LB | Cheta Ozougwu | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Baltimore Ravens recently worked out Rice LB Cheta Ozougwu, a source told FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

LB | Aldon Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to meet with University of Missouri DL Aldon Smith next week, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

LB | Akeem Dent | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent Monday, April 11, reports Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune.


Cornerback

CB | Jimmy Smith | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with University of Colorado CB Jimmy Smith, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Safety

S | Wyatt Middleton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to work out Navy S Wyatt Middleton later this week, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

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