Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 30, 2012 @ 09:44:11 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Cassel | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel will start against the San Diego Chargers in the team's Week 9 game Thursday, Nov. 1, with QB Brady Quinn (head) dinged up.

QB | Ryan Tannehill | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill (knee, thigh) underwent an MRI Monday, Oct. 29, and it did not show any structural damage. The MRI did show a bone bruise on his knee and a deep thigh bruise.

QB | John Parker Wilson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
The Jacksonville Jaguars have released QB John Parker Wilson.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said QB Matt Hasselbeck is expected to start Week 9. He said QB Jake Locker (shoulder) is not ready to return and could be out until the Week 11 bye.


Running Back

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey said RB Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) will not play Week 9.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Ben Tate (hamstring) said he is improving Monday, Oct. 29.


Fullback

FB | Owen Marecic | Cleveland Browns | , Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur inserted TE E. Alex Smith in at fullback in Week 8 against the San Diego Chargers, and he made FB Owen Marecic a healthy inactive. "I wanted to get Alex back on the field. I wanted to have a defined role for him, because I think he brings some energy to our team," Shurmur said.

FB | Michael Robinson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Monday, Oct. 29, that FB Michael Robinson (wrist) visited a specialist after suffering a wrist injury in the Week 8 game against the Detroit Lions.


Wide Receiver

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (head, eye) posted five catches for 52 yards in Week 8 against the San Francisco 49ers. He left the game on two occasions, once due to a head injury and league-mandated concussion testing, and another time after getting something in his eye.

WR | Early Doucet | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals WR Early Doucet (undisclosed) was shaken up on an incompletion in the fourth quarter of the Week 8 game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Oct. 29. He was able to walk off under his own power.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Braylon Edwards (ankle) had his knee swell Sunday, Oct. 28, morning, and he was a late scratch for before the Week 8 game against the Detroit Lions. Edwards had an MRI Monday, Oct. 29, and his status is uncertain.

WR | Ben Obomanu | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Ben Obomanu (wrist) visited with a specialist Monday, Oct. 29, to look over a wrist injury he suffered in Week 8 against the Detroit Lions, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

WR | Tori Gurley | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers signed free-agent WR Tori Gurley (Buccaneers) to their practice squad Monday, Oct. 29, and waived DE Logan Harrell in a corresponding move.

WR | Eddie Royal | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Oct. 29.

WR | Seyi Ajirotutu | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have signed free-agent WR Seyi Ajirotutu (Panthers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (hip) suffered a hip issue in the team's Week 8 game, but the Cowboys do not believe it is serious.

WR | Richard Goodman | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Richard Goodman (hamstring) was placed on Injured Reserve Monday, Oct. 29.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said WR Kenny Britt (knee) undergoes an MRI on his knee each week but does not think he has any new injury. Munchak said Britt is dealing with soreness in his knee.

WR | Vincent Brown | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said WR Vincent Brown (ankle) is still rehabbing hard and is not close to returning. Brown has not been able to run yet.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (hernia) surgery has been delayed because of hurricane Sandy. It is unknown when his surgery will take place.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he's hoping WR Pierre Garcon (foot) can return to play after the team's Week 10 bye.

WR | Harry Douglas | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said he will have an update WR Harry Douglas' (ankle, knee) status for Week 9 later in the week.

WR | Kevin Cone | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said WR Kevin Cone (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 8 and will update his status later in the week.

WR | Danny Amendola | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
The St. Louis Rams are expecting WR Danny Amendola (clavicle), OT Rodger Saffold (knee) and C Scott Wells (foot) to return in Week 10 after the team's bye week.


Tight End

TE | E. Alex Smith | Cleveland Browns | , Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur inserted TE E. Alex Smith in at fullback in Week 8 against the San Diego Chargers, and he made FB Owen Marecic a healthy inactive. "I wanted to get Alex back on the field. I wanted to have a defined role for him, because I think he brings some energy to our team," Shurmur said.

TE | Mike Caussin | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills TE Mike Caussin (knee) was taking part in practice Monday, Oct. 29. He is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list, and the team will have 21 days to decide whether to add him to their roster or hold him out the rest of the season.

TE | John Carlson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings TE John Carlson (concussion) has not been cleared to practice at this point.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jared Gaither | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OT Jared Gaither (groin), C Nick Hardwick (abdomen), DE Vaughn Martin (neck), LB Jonas Mouton (hip), LB Takeo Spikes (arm) and CB Shareece Wright (foot) practiced in full Monday, Oct. 29.

OT | Michael Roos | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said OT Michael Roos (abdomen), LB Will Witherspoon (hamstring) and CB Tommie Campbell (ankle) are expected to play Week 9.

OT | Kraig Urbik | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Kraig Urbik (ankle) said he expects to play Week 9 after missing the last three games because of an ankle injury. Urbik was present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Oct. 29.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
The St. Louis Rams are expecting WR Danny Amendola (clavicle), OT Rodger Saffold (knee) and C Scott Wells (foot) to return in Week 10 after the team's bye week.


Guard

OG | John Moffitt | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks OG John Moffitt (knee) did not play in Week 8 against the Detroit Lions, but head coach Pete Carroll said Moffitt is expected back in Week 9.

OG | Chad Rinehart | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey indicated OG Chad Rinehart (knee) is expected to be placed on Injured Reserve.

OG | Leroy Harris | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said OG Leroy Harris (knee) underwent an MRI on his injured knee. He does not think the injury is season ending.

OG | Andy Levitre | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Andy Levitre (undisclosed) underwent a procedure on an undisclosed injury last week but was participating in practice Monday, Oct. 29.


Defensive Line

DL | Ahtyba Rubin | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said Monday, Oct. 29, that it is possible DT Ahtyba Rubin (calf) and DT Phil Taylor (pectoral) could return in Week 9 against the Baltimore Ravens.

DL | Phil Taylor | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said Monday, Oct. 29, that it is possible DT Ahtyba Rubin (calf) and DT Phil Taylor (pectoral) could return in Week 9 against the Baltimore Ravens.

DL | Jason Jones | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks DL Jason Jones (ankle) is a "wait-and-see" guy, according to head coach Pete Carroll Monday, Oct. 29. Jones was inactive in Week 8 due to an ankle injury.

DL | Antonio Dixon | Free Agent | Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have released DT Antonio Dixon.

DL | Glenn Dorsey | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs TE Steve Maneri (ankle) and DE Glenn Dorsey (calf) were limited during the team's walkthrough Monday, Oct. 29.

DL | Fili Moala | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians said the team hopes DT Fili Moala (knee) will be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.

DL | Mario Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (wrist) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Oct. 29, but said he expects to play Week 9.

DL | Mark Anderson | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Chad Rinehart (knee), DE Mark Anderson (knee) and CB Terrence McGee (knee) were not participating during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Oct. 29.

DL | Terrell McClain | Houston Texans | Injury, Transaction
The Houston Texans have signed DT Terrell McClain (Patriots). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team placed DE David Hunter (toe) on Injured Reserve.


Linebacker

LB | Takeo Spikes | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OT Jared Gaither (groin), C Nick Hardwick (abdomen), DE Vaughn Martin (neck), LB Jonas Mouton (hip), LB Takeo Spikes (arm) and CB Shareece Wright (foot) practiced in full Monday, Oct. 29.

LB | Dan Connor | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys LB Dan Connor (shoulder, neck) suffered a shoulder and neck issue in the team's Week 8 game. The Cowboys are awaiting test results on the injury.

LB | Sean Weatherspoon | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon (ankle) suffered a low ankle sprain in Week 8. He was receiving treatment on the injury at the team's facility Monday, Oct. 29.

LB | Will Witherspoon | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said OT Michael Roos (abdomen), LB Will Witherspoon (hamstring) and CB Tommie Campbell (ankle) are expected to play Week 9.

LB | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians said the team is hoping LB Robert Mathis (knee) will be able to play Week 9.

LB | Perry Riley | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins LB Perry Riley (hamstring) has a slight hamstring issue. Riley was able to return to the team's Week 8 game.

LB | Joe Mays | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos LB Joe Mays (leg) is expected to miss the remainder of the season after suffering a broken leg in the fourth quarter of Week 8.


Cornerback

CB | Dre Kirkpatrick | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) is expected to play Week 9 as long as he does not suffer any setbacks.

CB | Brandon Hogan | Free Agent | Injury, Transaction
The Carolina Panthers have waived CB Brandon Hogan (knee) from the Injured Reserve list.

CB | Vontae Davis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts CB Vontae Davis' (knee) Week 9 availability is in doubt after suffering a knee sprain in the team's Week 8 game.

CB | Drayton Florence | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence (forearm) will participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. He is currently on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list but is eligible to practice.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Chad Rinehart (knee), DE Mark Anderson (knee) and CB Terrence McGee (knee) were not participating during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Oct. 29.

CB | Jacob Lacey | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Jacob Lacey (concussion) should return to the practice field this week, according to head coach Jim Schwartz.


Strong Safety

SS | Amari Spievey | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said SS Amari Spievey (concussion) has some hurdles to overcome before returning to practice.

SS | Dwight Lowery | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey said SS Dwight Lowery (ankle) will not play Week 9.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
The Pittsburgh Steelers are having serious concerns about the health of SS Troy Polamalu (calf). He's played in only 77 snaps in two games this year and has not practiced or played since aggravating his calf injury.


Free Safety

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said FS Louis Delmas (knee) is considered day-to-day because of a sore knee.

FS | Antrel Rolle | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants CB Antrel Rolle (head) will have to go through the concussion protocol this week, but there is optimism he did not suffer a concussion. Rolle was dizzy coming off the field, but had no headaches flying home.

FS | Mistral Raymond | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said FS Mistral Raymond (ankle) should be available to play Week 9 but will continue to be evaluated this week.

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