Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 13, 2012 @ 09:37:28 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | David Garrard | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents
Al Irby, the agent for free-agent QB David Garrard (knee), said doctors have cleared his client to begin working out for interested teams.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been told QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) has just suffered a sprained shoulder. The team fears the worst, and more will be determined Tuesday, Nov. 13, after further tests are performed.

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said Monday, Nov. 12, that QB Jake Locker (shoulder) made it through the Week 10 game against the Miami Dolphins with no issues with his shoulder. Munchak said Locker played well.

QB | Nick Foles | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Breaking, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles will start at quarterback in the team's Week 11 game, replacing injured QB Michael Vick (concussion).

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith (concussion) was doing much better Monday, Nov. 12, according to head coach Jim Harbaugh. Smith slept well, and his concussion symptoms were OK.

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said he is not sure if QB Jay Cutler (concussion) will be able to play Week 11.


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer (quadriceps) saw 19 carries for 56 yards in Week 10 against the Kansas City Chiefs, while RB Isaac Redman (ankle) had eight totes for 21 yards. Dwyer also hauled in a four-yard reception, while Redman had two grabs for 18 yards. Redman also lost a fumble.

RB | Jamie Harper | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Jamie Harper (ankle) is dealing with an ankle injury suffered in Week 10 against the Miami Dolphins, although the ailment is not considered serious.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said Monday, Nov. 12, that RB C.J. Spiller will get "lots of opportunities" in the Week 11 game Thursday, Nov. 15, against the Miami Dolphins. RB Fred Jackson (concussion) will be sidelined.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Ben Tate (hamstring), who has missed the past two games due to a hamstring injury, might be back in Week 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to head coach Gary Kubiak. "We'll know more as we get to Wednesday and Thursday, but remember, Tate has been running with the trainers, so that's a move in the right direction," Kubiak said. "He's very close."

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) is expected to undergo a battery of tests after suffering a neck injury in Week 10 that required X-rays.

RB | Andre Brown | New York Giants | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Andre Brown was on the field for 44 offensive snaps in Week 10 against the Cincinnati Bengals, while RB Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) was on the field for 23 snaps. It was reported Bradshaw suffered a neck injury which required X-rays. RB David Wilson also saw two snaps.

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (foot) is not expected to play Week 11 because the team does not want him to return until he is 100 percent and he is not there yet.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (ankle) may be able to play Week 11 after sitting out Week 10 because of an ankle injury.

RB | Alfred Morris | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris (shoulder) said he has no lingering issues from the shoulder stinger he suffered in Week 9.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dwayne Bowe | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (thigh) took a shot to the thigh in the fourth quarter of the Week 10 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, Nov. 12. He was able to remain in the game after receiving treatment.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) does not want to have surgery on his injured foot. "I really don't want to get surgery," Garcon said. "That's where I stand on that."

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said he believes WR Percy Harvin (ankle) should be ready to play after the team's Week 11 bye. Frazier said Harvin is expected to stay in town this week to receive treatment for his ankle injury.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ankle) is participating in practice Monday, Nov. 12.

WR | Mardy Gilyard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said WR Mardy Gilyard (hamstring) is making progress from his hamstring injury but likely will not play Week 11.

WR | Jason Avant | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said WR Jason Avant (hamstring) likely will not play Week 11 after suffering a hamstring strain in Week 10.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (back) suffered a lower back strain in Week 10, and was sore Monday, Nov. 12.


Tight End

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (back) might be back in Week 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to head coach Gary Kubiak. Daniels was able to work out on the field in Chicago before the Week 10 game, but he was deemed not quite ready.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Khalif Barnes | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said OT Khalif Barnes (groin) is expected to play Week 11 after making good progress in his rehab from a groin injury.

OT | Jammal Brown | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins OT Jammal Brown (hip) is pain-free and has improved flexibility, according to head coach Mike Shanahan. The Redskins have two weeks to activate him from the Physically Unable To Perform list.

OT | Bryan Bulaga | Green Bay Packers | Injury
The Green Bay Packers announced Monday, Nov. 12, they have placed OT Bryan Bulaga (hip) on Injured Reserve.


Defensive Line

DL | Shaun Cody | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said Monday, Nov. 12, that NT Shaun Cody (ribs) might return in Week 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cody had played in 50 consecutive games until he was inactive in Week 10.

DL | Chris Kelsay | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey indicated DE Chris Kelsay (neck) likely will be questionable for Week 11 because of a neck injury.

DL | Elvis Dumervil | Denver Broncos | Injury
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos RB Elvis Dumervil's (shoulder) MRI did not reveal any tears in the in the left shoulder he injured in Week 10. Dumervil is expected to questionable for Week 11 but the injury likely will not be season ending.

DL | Mark Anderson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills DE Mark Anderson (knee) had another procedure on his knee and is expected to miss another two to three weeks, according to head coach Chan Gailey

DL | Aubrayo Franklin | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said DT Aubrayo Franklin (knee) has a bone bruise in his knee and probably will miss a few weeks.

DL | Josh Chapman | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have activated DT Josh Chapman (knee) from the Non-Football Injury list.

DL | Drake Nevis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have placed DT Drake Nevis (hand) and CB Jerraud Powers (tow) on Injured Reserve.

DL | Letroy Guion | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said DT Letroy Guion (foot) is expected to receive treatment during the team's Week 11 game and is expected to play Week 12. Frazier said Guion will the team's starting nose tackle once he is healthy.

DL | Markus Kuhn | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants DT Markus Kuhn (knee) will miss the rest of the regular season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

DL | Ahtyba Rubin | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns DT Ahtyba Rubin (calf) said his calf felt good during practice Monday, Nov. 12, and hopes to be able to play Week 11.


Defensive End

DE | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said DE Cliff Avril (concussion) was much improved after the team's Week 10 game, more so than a lot of the concussions situations team doctors have treated.


Linebacker

LB | Darryl Sharpton | Houston Texans | Injury
The Houston Texans might get LB Darryl Sharpton (quadriceps) back in Week 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He remains on the Physically-Unable-to-Perform (PUP) list, but he was able to return to practice last week. He has not played since Week 8 last season, also against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium.

LB | Bradie James | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder) and LB Bradie James (thumb) were injured in the Week 10 game against the Chicago Bears, but they were able to return after only a brief absence. "Dobbins is actually doing pretty good today," head coach Gary Kubiak said Monday, Nov. 12. "Bradie just has a thumb issue that really he's deal with throughout the course of his career. He has a thumb that he will pop in and out at times."

LB | Tim Dobbins | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder) and LB Bradie James (thumb) were injured in the Week 10 game against the Chicago Bears, but they were able to return after only a brief absence. "Dobbins is actually doing pretty good today," head coach Gary Kubiak said Monday, Nov. 12. "Bradie just has a thumb issue that really he's deal with throughout the course of his career. He has a thumb that he will pop in and out at times."

LB | Travis Goethel | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders LB Travis Goethel (knee) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Week 10 and will be placed on Injured Reserve.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (hamstring) will go through some tougher rehab Tuesday, Nov. 13, and the team will know more about his Week 11 status Wednesday, Nov. 14, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

LB | Quincy Black | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said LB Quincy Black (neck, arm) likely will make a full recovery but he is dealing with some complications with his left arm as a result of the helmet-to-helmet hit in the team's Week 10 game.


Cornerback

CB | Jerraud Powers | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts have placed DT Drake Nevis (hand) and CB Jerraud Powers (tow) on Injured Reserve.

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (ankle) injured the same ankle in Week 10 that he injured previously this year, according to head coach Jim Schwartz. There was no further update on the injury.

CB | Eric Wright | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said CB Eric Wright (Achilles') aggravated an Achilles' tendon during the team's Week 10 game.


Strong Safety

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (calf) was inactive in Week 10, as expected, but he has a chance to play in the Week 11 NFC North showdown against the Baltimore Ravens.

SS | Dwight Lowery | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars SS Dwight Lowery (ankle) said he has made progress from his ankle injury but has not participated in practice at this point.


Free Safety

FS | Ryan Clark | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers FS Ryan Clark (head) left the Week 10 game against the Kansas City Chiefs due to an apparent head or neck injury. He hit his head awkwardly on the thigh of WR Dwayne Bowe while attempting to make a stop.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather (knee) expects to play Week 11.

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