Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 3, 2011 @ 02:12:15 PDT



QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan said he is looking forward to working with the tandem of WR Roddy White and WR Julio Jones. Ryan added he believes Jones is very much similar to White. "I think (Jones) is similar, he's got similar attributes to what Roddy White has he's big, he's physical," Ryan said. "He's explosive."

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Draft
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees said he texted RB Reggie Bush following the selection of RB Mark Ingram in the NFL Draft. "I immediately texted him just because I knew what was going through his mind," Brees said. "I mean, he's a young guy, He's very prideful and wants to be great. He wants as many opportunities as he can get."

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Draft
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker said during a radio interview he was surprised to be selected by the team with the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL Draft, even though he visited the Titans and worked out privately for them. "I had gone through a lot of the portion of this process with them from the Senior Bowl to the Combine, to a personal workout and then a visit out here," Locker said. "I knew there was some interest. I just didn't know there was enough to take me with that number eight pick."

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy (shoulder) said Monday, May 2, the pinched nerve in his right shoulder has completely healed. "It feels as good as it's ever felt," McCoy said. "Throwing-wise, I definitely feel back up to speed. I'm not getting fatigued as much as what I was. I really feel good and confident, so that's always a plus."

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
The surgically-repaired right foot of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (foot) is expected to be fully healed for the coming season. Brady underwent surgery on his right foot Jan. 20 to relieve a stress fracture, and a source close to the situation said a recent exam showed that the non-displaced fracture of his navicular bone is bridging - an indication that the necessary healing is occurring to permit a complete and healthy return to the field.

QB | Brian Brohm | Buffalo Bills | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills are not expected to re-sign free-agent QB Brian Brohm this offseason.

Running Back

RB | Charles Clay | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said RB Charles Clay could be lined up all over the field. "We saw this guy as a tight end, we saw this guy in the backfield, we saw him in the slot ... that's kind of the way we plan to use him," Ireland said.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Free Agents
New England Patriots impending free-agent RB Sammy Morris said he wants to continue playing but is not sure if he will be re-signing with the Patriots or will have to sign with another team.

Wide Receiver

WR | Greg Little | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Greg Little should start at some point for the team in 2011. However, the Browns will likely look to add another wide receiver to the roster via free agency.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos general manager Brian Xanders said WR Demaryius Thomas (Achilles') is expected to begin the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list and be unavailable until at least midseason.

WR | Jonathan Baldwin | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs WR Jonathan Baldwin is considered the favorite to win the starting wide receiver job opposite WR Dwayne Bowe during training camp.

Place Kicker

PK | Alex Henery | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said he is not interested in discussing the team's kicking situation at this time even though they drafted PK Alex Henery with PK David Akers being their transition free agent.

Offensive Tackle

OT | Jon Stinchcomb | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints OT Jon Stinchcomb (knee) said he likely will be limited during the players' organized workout because he underwent offseason surgery.

Defensive Line

DL | Tony Brown | Tennessee Titans | Injury
The Tennessee Titans are not sure what they will be able to get from DT Tony Brown (knee) next season because the knee injuries he suffered this season are still a concern.

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