Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 20, 2012 @ 12:19:13 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tim Tebow | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
The New York Jets, although long shots, have discussed trading for Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow.

QB | Alex Smith | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and the front office met with free-agent QB Alex Smith (49ers) for an hour Monday, March 19, in order to smooth over their relationship after San Fran pursued Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning. Harbaugh is likely trying to sell Smith on returning to the team.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Free Agents, Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning said he doesn't feel the need for the team to sign free-agent C Jeff Saturday (Colts) as part of a package deal. Saturday will visit with the Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans and Broncos.

QB | David Garrard | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Miami Dolphins agreed to a one-year deal with QB David Garrard. He will receive a chance to compete with QB Matt Moore for the starting gig in 2012. However, the Dolphins could make a play for another quarterback before the start of the season. The team met with San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith over the weekend. Financial terms of Garrard's deal weren't given.

QB | Matt Flynn | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Flynn said he is fine with having to compete with QB Tarvaris Jackson for the starting quarterback job. Flynn believes competition brings out the best in everyone involved.


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith said the team is not considering bringing free-agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson (Jets) back into the fold. The team also isn't interested in free-agent WR Kassim Osgood. "No. We have moved on years ago," Smith said. "We wish him the very best in his search for the team he feels is the best fit for him. We are looking at four backs right now but we may slow down that search a little bit. I know (Jets coach) Rex Ryan has said some great things about L.T. the last couple years. I would think he would bring him back."

RB | Mike Tolbert | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB Mike Tolbert left over $1 million on the table on an offer from the San Diego Chargers in order to join QB Cam Newton and the Panthers. "That's how bad he wanted to play there," agent Joel Turner said. "He loves the idea of playing for Ron Rivera and being on the same team with Cam Newton. He just thinks it's a great fit."


Wide Receiver

WR | Kassim Osgood | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith said the team is not considering bringing free-agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson (Jets) back into the fold. The team also isn't interested in free-agent WR Kassim Osgood. "No. We have moved on years ago," Smith said. "We wish him the very best in his search for the team he feels is the best fit for him. We are looking at four backs right now but we may slow down that search a little bit. I know (Jets coach) Rex Ryan has said some great things about L.T. the last couple years. I would think he would bring him back."

WR | Hines Ward | Retired | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent WR Hines Ward, the all-time leading receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has announced his retirement from the NFL. He will retire as a member of the Steelers.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos are expected to sign free-agent WR Brandon Stokley (Giants).


Tight End

TE | Dante Rosario | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Fantasy
The San Diego Chargers signed free-agent TE Dante Rosario (Broncos) to a one-year deal Monday, March 19. Financial terms were not disclosed.

TE | Joel Dreessen | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans will host free-agent TE Joel Dreessen (Texans) Wednesday, March 21.

TE | Jacob Tamme | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos could show interest in free-agent TE Jacob Tamme (Colts).


Place Kicker

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
Cleveland Browns franchise free-agent PK Phil Dawson has signed his one-year tender offer and will make $3.81 million this season.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Eric Winston | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs OT Eric Winston (ankle) said he will be able to participate when offseason workouts begin after undergoing arthroscopic ankle this offseason. Winston said his ankle is healthy.

OT | Alex Barron | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Alex Barron (Saints) is trying out for the San Francisco 49ers Monday, March 19.

OT | Demetrius Bell | Free Agent | Free Agents
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix said the team has made an offer to free-agent OT Demetrius Bell (Bills) but has not received a response at this point.


Guard

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Logan Mankins (knee) underwent surgery to fix a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the weeks immediately following the Super Bowl, according to sources. He is unlikely to take part in spring minicamps, but he's still hoping to be ready for training camp in July.

OG | Steve Hutchinson | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans will meet with free-agent C Jeff Saturday (Colts) Tuesday, March 20. While the Titans signed G Steve Hutchinson last week, they still want to upgrade their offensive line.

OG | Mike McGlynn | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have officially signed free-agent OG Mike McGlynn (Bengals). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OG | Kyle Kosier | Free Agent | Transaction
The Dallas Cowboys have released OG Kyle Kosier.

OG | Robert Gallery | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free-agent OG Robert Gallery (Seahawks). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Defensive Line

DL | Jamaal Anderson | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DE Jamaal Anderson (Falcons) will meet with the Tennessee Titans Wednesday, March 21.

DL | Derrick Harvey | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals met with free-agent DE Derrick Harvey (Broncos) and CB Terence Newman (Cowboys) Monday, March 19.


Linebacker

LB | Kamerion Wimbley | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
The Tennessee Titans agreed to a five-year, $35 million deal with free-agent LB Kamerion Wimbley (Raiders) Tuesday, March 20. Wimbley will be guaranteed $13.5 million.

LB | Quentin Moses | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers worked out free-agent LB Quentin Moses (Dolphins) Monday, March 19.

LB | Manny Lawson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals could consider re-signing free-agent LB Manny Lawson this offseason.


Cornerback

CB | Jarrett Bush | Green Bay Packers | Transaction
The Green Bay Packers re-signed CB Jarrett Bush to a three-year deal Tuesday, March 20. He made visits to the Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets before re-signing. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CB | Aaron Ross | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Aaron Ross (Giants) on a three-year deal. The contract can be worth up to $15.3 million.

CB | William Gay | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB William Gay (Steelers) will visit with the Tennessee Titans Tuesday, March 20.

CB | Tracy Porter | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Tracy Porter (Saints) will meet with the Tennessee Titans Wednesday, March 21.

CB | Dre Kirkpatrick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with University of Alabama CB Dre Kirkpatrick Monday, April 2.

CB | Shawntae Spencer | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Shawntae Spencer (49ers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Marquice Cole | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have signed free-agent CB Marquice Cole (Jets). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

CB | Terence Newman | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals met with free-agent DE Derrick Harvey (Broncos) and CB Terence Newman (Cowboys) Monday, March 19.


Strong Safety

SS | Yeremiah Bell | Free Agent | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins have released SS Yeremiah Bell.

SS | Husain Abdullah | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have made a contract offer to free-agent SS Husain Abdullah (Vikings) and he is currently considering the offer.

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