Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on February 10, 2012 @ 10:29:58 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Robert Griffin III | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Baylor QB Robert Griffin III will hold his Pro Day workout for NFL teams March 22.

QB | Andrew Luck | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Stanford QB Andrew Luck will hold his Pro Day workout for NFL teams March 22.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Former Indianapolis Colts vice chairman Bill Polian said reports of QB Peyton Manning (neck) still having trouble throwing are not accurate. Polian saw Manning throw in late December and said he has shown improvement. "It's marked (improvement) from where he was back in September," Polian said. "He threw it accurately, he threw it with a good, tight spiral, and he threw it with velocity. Generally, he looked like a pretty confident quarterback out there." Polian added Manning was able to make a variety of throws and throw across his body.


Running Back

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Draft
The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to look for a starting running back either through free agency or the 2012 NFL Draft because the team does not trust RB Bernard Scott with a starter's workload.

RB | Cedric Benson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent RB Cedric Benson this offseason and it appears it will be a mutual parting of ways.


Wide Receiver

WR | Reggie Wayne | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New England Patriots could show interest in Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR Reggie Wayne and St. Louis Rams impending free-agent WR Brandon Lloyd this offseason.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New England Patriots could show interest in Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR Reggie Wayne and St. Louis Rams impending free-agent WR Brandon Lloyd this offseason.

WR | Terrell Owens | IFL | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bengals) said he could have helped the Baltimore Ravens in their quest to win a Super Bowl this past season. "You look at the AFC championship. The Baltimore Ravens the past two years brought in two guys they thought could get the job done," Owens said. "It comes down to crucial catches and they didn't make those catches. So I am definitely aware of my talents."

WR | Vincent Jackson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers will try to do everything in their power to sign impending free-agent WR Vincent Jackson to a long-term deal. However, the price will be extremely high as a lot of teams need an outside, big-play receiver.

WR | Joshua Morgan | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent WR Joshua Morgan (leg) is running and sprinting on his surgically repaired right leg. Morgan said he has been running for the last two weeks. Head coach Jim Harbaugh said the team plans to bring Morgan back next season.

WR | Victor Cruz | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants WR Victor Cruz said he believes he deserves a new contract based on his play this season. He is scheduled to make $490,000 next season and is still two years away from unrestricted free agency.

WR | Courtney Roby | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent WR Courtney Roby this offseason.


Tight End

TE | Rob Gronkowski | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (ankle) underwent surgery Friday, Feb. 10, to repair his injured ankle. He is expected to rehab for 10 weeks and could be ready for the team's offeseason minicamp.

TE | Ed Dickson | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said he was happy with the development TEs Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta showed this season and believes both will have very productive seasons in 2012.

TE | Dennis Pitta | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said he was happy with the development TEs Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta showed this season and believes both will have very productive seasons in 2012.

TE | Martellus Bennett | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears could be interested in signing Dallas Cowboys impending free-agent TE Martellus Bennett this offseason.

TE | Jake Ballard | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese said he expects TEs Jake Ballard (knee) and Travis Beckum (knee) to start next season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.


Place Kicker

PK | Justin Medlock | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets worked out free-agent PK Justin Medlock (Lions), according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

PK | John Kasay | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints may consider re-signing impending free-agent PK John Kasay this offseason so he can compete with PK Garrett Hartley during training camp.


Defensive Line

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (shoulder) said he is getting several opinions on his injured shoulder and will decide next week whether he needs to undergo surgery to repair the injury.

DL | Robert Mathis | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts could place the franchise tag on impending free-agent DE Robert Mathis if the two sides are not able to reach a contract agreement this offseason.


Cornerback

CB | Stanford Routt | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
Free-agent CB Stanford Routt (Raiders) will pocket $20 million guaranteed despite being released by the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Feb. 9.


Free Safety

FS | LaRon Landry | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys could show interest in Washington Redskins impending free-agent FS LaRon Landry (Achilles') if he shows he is recovered from his Achilles' tendon injury. Landry likely would be a starting safety next season if he signed with the Cowboys.

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