Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 29, 2012 @ 09:37:10 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Brady Quinn | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said he is not sure who would be the starting quarterback for Week 9; however, he added the job would be QB Brady Quinn's (head) if he's healthy enough to play after suffering a possible concussion in Week 8.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (thumb) hit his right thumb off a helmet during the team's Week 8 game but did not miss any time. Head coach John Fox said Manning will be fine.

QB | Blaine Gabbert | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert (shoulder) completed 27 of his 49 pass attempts for 303 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in the Week 8 loss against the Green Bay Packers. Gabbert was playing with a shoulder injury to his non-throwing arm.

QB | Matt Cassel | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs QB Brady Quinn (head) left the Week 8 game against the Oakland Raiders in the first half and he has been ruled out for the remainder of the game. QB Matt Cassel replaced him.

QB | Ryan Tannehill | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill (knee, quadriceps) has a deep thigh bruise and a hyperextended left knee. He will have an MRI Monday, Oct. 29.

QB | Sam Bradford | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford (side) was slammed to the turf in the second quarter of the Week 8 game against the New England Patriots, and he was in obvious pain. However, the Rams called timeout, and Bradford was able to return without missing a play.


Running Back

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said he is hopeful RB DeMarco Murray (foot) can return for Week 9. "I talked to him a little before the game and I am encouraged that he has a chance to be back," Jones said following Week 8. The Cowboys have rushed for just 104 yards on 48 carries in the last two games.

RB | Bilal Powell | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder) could return following the team's bye week.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount could be a candidate to be traded before the trade deadline.

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (ribs) did not show any ill-effects of his rib injury in Week 8 against the San Diego Chargers, as he carried 24 times for 122 yards with a touchdown. He also hauled in a 12-yard reception.

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer carried 17 times for 107 yards in Week 8 against the Washington Redskins, starting again because of injuries to RBs Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles') and Isaac Redman (ankle).

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson (undisclosed) was shaken up briefly in the second quarter of the Week 8 game against the Indianapolis Colts, but he was able to re-enter the game.

RB | Joe McKnight | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle) aggravated his ankle injury in the Week 8 game against the Miami Dolphins, and his return is questionable.


Fullback

FB | Michael Robinson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks FB Michael Robinson (wrist) and WR Ben Obomanu (wrist) both suffered sprained wrist during the team's Week 8 game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) said following Week 8 that his sore knee contributed to a weak performance, in which he dropped two passes, including a wide-open would-be touchdown pass. "I just have to get my head around," Johnson said. "I didn't come out of my break like I wanted to. It's tough to stick my foot in the ground with my knee hurting, but that's not (an) excuse."

WR | Richard Goodman | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said WR Richard Goodman (hamstring) is expected to be out a while after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 8.

WR | Golden Tate | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate (ankle) tweaked his ankle during the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Ben Obomanu | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks FB Michael Robinson (wrist) and WR Ben Obomanu (wrist) both suffered sprained wrist during the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Brandon LaFell | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers WR Brandon LaFell (head) was able to return to the team's Week 8 game after leaving for some time with a head injury.

WR | Courtney Roby | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints WR Courtney Roby (shoulder) left the game early Week 8 because of a shoulder injury and is considered doubtful to return.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WR Mardy Gilyard (hamstring) left the Week 8 game early because of a hamstring injury and was not able to return.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (ankle) underwent X-rays on his ankle after leaving the team's Week 8 game early but was able to return later in the game.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (ankle) rolled his ankle in the Week 8 game against the St. Louis Rams in London, but he said after the game that he expects to be fine.

WR | Chris Givens | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, St. Louis Rams WR Chris Givens (toe) returned to the game in the second quarter of the Week 8 game against the New England Patriots after leaving earlier with a toe injury.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Braylon Edwards (knee) was a late scratch in Week 8 against the Detroit Lions after his knee tightened up unexpectedly.


Tight End

TE | Coby Fleener | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (shoulder) left the Week 8 game against the Tennessee Titans due to a shoulder injury, and his return is questionable.


Offensive Tackle

OT | David Stewart | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans OT David Stewart (knee) was able to return to the Week 8 game against the Indianapolis Colts after leaving in the first half with a knee issue.

OT | Jared Gaither | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OT Jared Gaither (groin) is back in the starting lineup for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns after missing the last game due to a groin injury.


Guard

OG | Leroy Harris | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans OG Leroy Harris (knee) will not return after suffering a knee injury in the first half of the Week 8 game against the Indianapolis Colts. He was replaced by OL Kevin Matthews.


Defensive Line

DL | Mario Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (wrist) has rejoined the team and expects to play in Week 9 following a "procedure" on his sprained left wrist, according to a person with direct knowledge of the defensive end's plans.

DL | Jerel Worthy | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Jerel Worthy (head) is being evaluated for a concussion, according to the team. Worthy was injured in the second half of the Week 8 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

DL | Tony McDaniel | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins DL Tony McDaniel (knee, leg) left the Week 8 game against the New York Jets due to a right leg or knee injury. He was helped off the field by two trainers.


Linebacker

LB | Bart Scott | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he is hopeful LB Bart Scott (toe) will return following the team's bye week.

LB | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (ribs) suffered sore ribs in Week 8 after taking a cleat to his side. Ware missed two plays in the game after getting the wind knocked out of him, but he later returned.

LB | Dan Connor | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys LB Dan Connor (neck) said he is not sure if he will be able to play Week 9 after suffering what he called a stinger in Week 8. He underwent X-rays on his neck but they came back negative and is scheduled to undergo more tests this week.

LB | Chase Blackburn | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants LB Chase Blackburn (hamstring) left the game Week 8 after suffering a hamstring injury.

LB | Sean Weatherspoon | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 8 but was not wearing a walking boot after the game. Head coach Mike Smith will update Weatherspoon's condition Monday, Oct. 29.

LB | Keith Rivers | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants LB Keith Rivers (calf) left the game early Week 8 because of a calf strain and will not return.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins LB Karlos Dansby (elbow) suffered an elbow injury in the Week 8 game against the New York Jets. He is being fitted for a brace, and is expected to return.

LB | London Fletcher | Washington Redskins | Injury, , Fantasy
Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher (hamstring, head) is not among the team's inactive players in Week 8 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He comes into the game with 231 consecutive games played.


Cornerback

CB | Antonio Cromartie | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Antonio Cromartie (pinkie) dislocated his pinkie during the team's Week 8 game but was able to return after missing a few plays.

CB | Brandon Boykin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin (undisclosed) was shaken up in the third quarter of the Week 8 game against the Atlanta Falcons. He was able to trot off under his own power.

CB | Vontae Davis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts CB Vontae Davis (knee) left the Week 8 game against the Tennessee Titans due to a knee sprain, and his return is questionable.

CB | Chris Carr | San Diego Chargers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
With San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal a healthy scratch for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns, DBs Antoine Cason, Chris Carr and Eric Weddle are the primary options to fill Royal's role on punt returns.

CB | Antoine Cason | San Diego Chargers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
With San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal a healthy scratch for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns, DBs Antoine Cason, Chris Carr and Eric Weddle are the primary options to fill Royal's role on punt returns.


Strong Safety

SS | Roman Harper | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints SS Roman Harper (concussion) left the team's Week 8 game in the third quarter with a concussion.


Free Safety

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (knee) will have tests done on his knee Monday, Oct. 29, after suffering an injury in Week 8. "Delmas left with a, I don't want to call it a re-injury of his knee, but an injury to his knee," head coach Jim Schwartz said after the game. "He wasn't able to return. We'll have some tests tomorrow to see where it is."

FS | Antrel Rolle | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants FS Antrel Rolle (head) was being evaluated for a possible concussion after taking a blow to the head in Week 8.

FS | Ryan Clark | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers FS Ryan Clark (concussion) left the Week 8 game against the Washington Redskins due to a concussion and will not return.

FS | Eric Weddle | San Diego Chargers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
With San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal a healthy scratch for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns, DBs Antoine Cason, Chris Carr and Eric Weddle are the primary options to fill Royal's role on punt returns.

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