Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 18, 2012 @ 09:14:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | David Legree | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have released TE Brody Eldridge. In a corresponding move, the team signed undrafted free-agent QB David Legree (Hampton).


Running Back

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (knee) said he is not sure if he will be able to participate in practice during training camp and thinks the chances are 50-50 at this point. Peterson said he believes he can participate in some drills and even take part in some plays but will do what the coaches and trainers tell him.

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Fantasy
The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a five-year, $45 million contract extension with RB LeSean McCoy Thursday, May 17, with $20.765 million of it guaranteed.


Wide Receiver

WR | B.J. Cunningham | Miami Dolphins | Transaction
The Miami Dolphins have signed sixth-round draft choice WR B.J. Cunningham. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin said he currently weighs 205 pounds which is seven pounds heavier than he played last season.

WR | Wallace Wright | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free-agent WR Wallace Wright (Panthers) and undrafted free-agent WR Armahd Lewis (Central Washington). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. In corresponding moves, the team released TE Tyler Urban and OT Mike Ingersoll.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White said leading the NFL with 15 dropped passes last season was unacceptable and has to work on holding onto the ball when thrown the ball. White believes of other parts of his game are fine and that he played well last season.

WR | Alshon Jeffery | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Chicago Bears are expected to make WR Alshon Jeffery a starter at the start of the regular season.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall likely will not be suspended by the NFL for his involvement in a March incident at a nightclub if the police did not file any charges against Marshall.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said TE Antonio Gates looks great this offseason and appears to be fully recovered from the plantar fascia injury he dealt with last season. "Gates looks great -- he's back," Turner said. "Physically, he's back to where we want him to be. I think, like anybody, going through this offseason program helps you get better. (It's) the combination of conditioning, the combination of getting better in the areas you can improve, and being out there with your teammates."

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams TE Michael Hoomanawanui (knee) is being limited during offseason workouts because he is still rehabbing from knee surgery.

TE | Brody Eldridge | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have released TE Brody Eldridge. In a corresponding move, the team signed undrafted free-agent QB David Legree (Hampton).


Place Kicker

PK | Connor Barth | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed franchise free-agent PK Connor Barth to a four-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Nate Potter | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction
The Arizona Cardinals signed seventh-round draft pick OT Nate Potter to a four-year deal Thursday, May 17. Financial terms were not given.

OT | Justin Anderson | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have signed seventh-round draft choice OG Justin Anderson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OT | Kyle Jolly | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free-agent OT Kyle Jolly (Falcons) and undrafted free-agent PK Danny Hrapmann (Southern Miss). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The team also released PK Grant Ressel.

OT | Kevin Murphy | Free Agent | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Vikings waived OT Kevin Murphy because he failed a physical.

OT | Kareem McKenzie | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Kareem McKenzie (Giants) said he would like to continue his playing career but will have to retire if he does not receive a call from teams.


Defensive Line

DL | Quinton Coples | New York Jets | Transaction
The New York Jets signed first-round draft pick DL Quinton Coples to a four-year, fully guaranteed deal worth $9 million Thursday, May 17. The contract includes an option for a fifth season. The team expects Coples to be an every down player this year, and he'll replace DL Mike DeVito in the starting lineup.


Linebacker

LB | Lavonte David | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed second-round draft pick LB Lavonte David to a four-year deal Friday, May 18. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Cornerback

CB | Dre Kirkpatrick | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction
The Cincinnati Bengals signed first-round draft pick CB Dre Kirkpatrick to an undisclosed deal Friday, May 18.

CB | Alfonzo Dennard | New England Patriots | Transaction
The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with seventh-round draft choice CB Alfonzo Dennard on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Antonio Allen | New York Jets | Transaction
The New York Jets signed seventh-round draft pick SS Antonio Allen to a four-year contract, according to a source. The deal includes a $45,896 signing bonus.

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