Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on February 12, 2013 @ 09:39:17 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick is scheduled to receive $3.5 million base salary, a $3.5 million signing bonus and a $500,000 roster bonus in the contract he agreed to Monday, Feb. 11.

QB | Joe Flacco | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens do not have any talks currently scheduled with impending free-agent QB Joe Flacco. It is possible talks could happen later in the week.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals may re-sign impending free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski this offseason.

QB | Nick Foles | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly did not rule out the possibility of trading QB Michael Vick or QB Nick Foles this offseason but hopes both will be on the roster at the start of next season.

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker (shoulder) said during a radio interview that he should be ready for the start of offseason workouts.


Running Back

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said the team will regularly use RBs LeSean McCoy and Bryce Brown. Shurmur thinks, in general, offenses are more effective with two running backs being used.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw (Giants) is receiving a lot of interest and will start visiting teams in the near future.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans running backs coach Sylvester Croom said the team would like to add another running back that will work with RB Chris Johnson. "I truly believe if you're serious about running the football, you've got to have two guys actually both able to carry the load during the season," Croom said. "... If you're going to really run, I'm talking 30-plus times a game, there aren't many that can do that for 16 games anymore, their bodies can't take it." Croom said the team will not look to diminish Johnson's role on offense but would like another back that can do different things and fill a different role.

RB | Shonn Greene | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets likely will not be able to re-sign impending free-agent RB Shonn Greene, TE Dustin Keller and FS LaRon Landry this offseason because of their salary cap situation.


Wide Receiver

WR | Johnny Knox | Free Agent | Injury, Transaction
The Chicago Bears terminated WR Johnny Knox's (back) contract.

WR | Brian Hartline | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Miami Dolphins are hoping to have contract extensions done with WR Brian Hartline and SS Chris D. Clemons before the new league year starts on Mar. 12.

WR | Mike Wallace | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Some people in the Pittsburgh Steelers organization believe that impending free-agent WR Mike Wallace will sign with the Cleveland Browns this offseason.

WR | Greg Jennings | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Miami Dolphins are expected to heavily pursue Green Bay Packers impending free-agent WR Greg Jennings once free agency begins.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The San Francisco 49ers could show interest in Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin if he becomes available this offseason. The 49ers are expected to have around 13 or 14 picks in the 2013 NFL Draft and could use some in a possible trade.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys may ask WR Miles Austin and CB Brandon Carr to restructure their contract this offseason in order to create some salary cap space. The two players are combined to make $21 million in 2013.


Tight End

TE | Dustin Keller | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets likely will not be able to re-sign impending free-agent RB Shonn Greene, TE Dustin Keller and FS LaRon Landry this offseason because of their salary cap situation.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Ryan Clady | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts could show interest in Denver Broncos impending free-agent OT Ryan Clady, Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent OT Branden Albert and New Orleans Saints impending free-agent OT Jermon Bushrod if they become available when free agency begins.

OT | Jason Peters | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to look to restructure OT Jason Peters' (Achilles') contract this offseason because he is scheduled to make $10.4 million in 2013 and is coming back from two Achilles' tendon injuries.


Guard

OG | Brian Waters | New England Patriots | Free Agents
New England Patriots OG Brian Waters will not be a free-agent this offseason because his contract tolled as a result of failing to report to the team this season. The team likely will not release Waters if he wants to play for another team but could decide to trade him.


Defensive Line

DL | Chris Kelsay | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DE Chris Kelsay (neck) said he is fully recovered from the partially torn ligament in his neck that forced him to finish the season on Injured Reserve.

DL | Sione Pouha | New York Jets | Injury
The New York Jets may consider releasing DT Sione Pouha because they would save $3.8 million in salary cap space. Pouha has been dealing with a back injury but is not expected to need surgery.

DL | Randy Starks | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins will try to re-sign impending free-agent DT Randy Starks but likely will not come up with an offer good enough to keep him from testing the free-agent market.

DL | Chris Canty | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs are scheduled to meet with free-agent DT Chris Canty in the near future.

DL | Mike DeVito | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets will make a push to re-sign impending free-agent DE Mike DeVito this offseason.


Linebacker

LB | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
The Baltimore Ravens are awaiting a second opinion on LB Terrell Suggs (arm) arm issue. The Ravens are waiting to hear if Suggs will need surgery on a partially torn biceps.

LB | Nick Barnett | Free Agent | Transaction
The Buffalo Bills have officially released LB Nick Barnett.

LB | Paul Kruger | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns could show interest in Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent LB Paul Kruger this offseason.

LB | Bart Scott | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills may show interest in New York Jets impending free-agent FS LaRon Landry this offseason as well as LB Bart Scott if he is released by the Jets because defensive coordinator Mike Pettine coached both when he was with the Jets.

LB | Dannell Ellerbe | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are focusing on trying to re-sign impending free-agent QB Joe Flacco, LB Dannell Ellerbe and FS Ed Reed this offseason but may not be able to bring back all three players.


Cornerback

CB | Terrell Thomas | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas (knee) said he would be fine with a possible move to safety because he just wants to get on the field after missing the last two seasons because of anterior cruciate ligament injuries. Thomas said his knee is feeling great and have been able to start running over the past two weeks.

CB | Brandon Carr | Dallas Cowboys | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys may ask WR Miles Austin and CB Brandon Carr to restructure their contract this offseason in order to create some salary cap space. The two players are combined to make $21 million in 2013.

CB | Rod Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday, Feb. 11, they have signed former Canadian Football League CB Rod Williams to an undisclosed contract.


Strong Safety

SS | Chris D. Clemons | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Miami Dolphins are hoping to have contract extensions done with WR Brian Hartline and SS Chris D. Clemons before the new league year starts on Mar. 12.

SS | William Moore | Free Agent | Free Agents
Atlanta Falcons impending free-agent SS William Moore is believed to be interested in testing the free-agent market this offseason.

SS | Rafael Bush | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints have signed exclusive rights free-agent FS Rafael Bush to a new contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

SS | George Wilson | Free Agent | Transaction
The Buffalo Bills have released SS George Wilson.


Free Safety

FS | Michael Thomas | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
The San Francisco 49ers have signed FS Michael Thomas to a futures contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

FS | LaRon Landry | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills may show interest in New York Jets impending free-agent FS LaRon Landry this offseason as well as LB Bart Scott if he is released by the Jets because defensive coordinator Mike Pettine coached both when he was with the Jets.

FS | Ed Reed | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are focusing on trying to re-sign impending free-agent QB Joe Flacco, LB Dannell Ellerbe and FS Ed Reed this offseason but may not be able to bring back all three players.

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