Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 12, 2011 @ 01:02:22 PDT



QB | Andy Dalton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to meet with Texas Christian QB Andy Dalton Tuesday, April 12, reports Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean.

QB | Terrelle Pryor | NCAA | Draft
Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor has not dismissed the idea of forgoing his senior season and entering the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft, reports Dave Miller, of A source said the odds are about 60 percent that Pryor will return to college and 40 percent that he would enter the supplemental draft.

Running Back

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Draft
The St. Louis Rams are looking to find help for RB Steven Jackson in the NFL Draft, according to Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. At least four of the team's pre-draft visitors are running backs. The prospects include Hawaii RB Alex Green, Illinois RB Mikel LeShoure, Louisiana State RB Stevan Ridley and Kansas State RB Daniel Thomas.

Wide Receiver

WR | Randy Moss | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets have shown interest in Tennessee Titans impending free-agent WR Randy Moss, according to Vic Carucci, of According to multiple league insiders, the interest the Jets have in Moss is twofold. One, it could help them weather the very real possibility of losing at least one of their three free-agent receivers: WR Santonio Holmes, WR Braylon Edwards and WR Brad Smith. Two, it would keep Moss from returning to the New England Patriots, whom he is known to want to re-join.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) said he believes his participation in Dancing With the Stars is helping him stay in shape and is also helping rehab the knee he underwent surgery on earlier this offseason, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I'm getting in shape, staying in shape," said Ward. "This is great rehab. I'm not sliding on the floor or anything or jumping up and down. I'm not going to do any crazy stuff like that. This is actually helping my footwork."

WR | Julio Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with University of Alabama WR Julio Jones at some point this week, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

WR | A.J. Green | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with University of Georgia WR A.J. Green at some point this week, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Defensive Line

DL | Da'Quan Bowers | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury
Clemson DL Da'Quan Bowers (knee) received a good report on his surgically repaired right knee in Indianapolis over the weekend, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, according to a league source. Bowers did not even have to undergo another X-ray or MRI because the physical exam went so well, the source said. Stability was good and there was no swelling in the knee. Bowers underwent surgery in January to repair a small tear in the right meniscus. He didn't work out at the NFL Scouting Combine.

DL | Marcell Dareus | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway said on his Twitter page that the Broncos will be meeting with University of Alabama DL Marcell Dareus within the next 10 days.

Defensive End

DE | Ryan Kerrigan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Washington Redskins' interest in Purdue DL Ryan Kerrigan is legitimate, according to However, it is hard to imagine them picking Kerrigan with the No. 10 overall pick in the NFL Draft. If the Redskins trade down, Kerrigan could be a strong possibility.


LB | Markell Carter | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Green Bay Packers were scheduled to meet with Central Arkansas LB Markell Carter Monday, April 11, a source told Aaron Wilson, of


CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Oakland Raiders | Free Agents
The Detroit Lions likely will not go after Oakland Raiders impending free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha once there is a new collective bargaining agreement, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.

CB | Patrick Peterson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson at some point this week, reports Mary Kay Cabot, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

CB | Akwasi Owusu-Ansah | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys FS Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (ankle) said the ankle he injured during the season is healthy and feels good, reports Drew Davison, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He said he has been running and taking part in defensive back drills.


S | Mike O'Connell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous item, Iowa State FS Mike O'Connell measured in at 5-foot-11 and 208 pounds at his Pro Day, reports Bo Marchionte, of NFL Draft Bible. He also ran the 60-yard shuttle in 11.2 seconds.

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