Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 22, 2013 @ 09:08:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Josh X. Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Browns). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

QB | Matt Flynn | Seattle Seahawks | Draft
The Seattle Seahawks could consider releasing QB Matt Flynn this offseason if they select a backup to QB Russell Wilson during the 2013 NFL Draft.

QB | Drew Stanton | Arizona Cardinals | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said the team will consider adding another quarterback this season but would be comfortable with QB Drew Stanton as the starter.

QB | Tim Tebow | New York Jets | Fantasy
It is extremely unlikely that the New York Jets will be able to complete a trade for QB Tim Tebow.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Green Bay Packers are making progress in contract extension talks with QB Aaron Rodgers and an agreement could be reached before the 2013 NFL Draft.


Running Back

RB | Fred Jackson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (knee) will be a full participant when the team's offseason program begins in two weeks.

RB | Daniel Thomas | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said RB Daniel Thomas has to eliminate the mental errors and fumbles. He needs to play more consistently, according to Philbin.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew's (foot) initial injury was a Lisfranc fracture in his left foot.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
There were suggestions during the NFL owners meetings that Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams could still be on the trading block, and the team did not shoot down that notion.

RB | Mike Goodson | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson said he is not sure how the reps will be divided between himself, RB Joe McKnight and RB Bilal Powell next season.

RB | Isaiah Pead | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Isaiah Pead is expected to compete for the starting running back job during offseason workouts and training camp. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Pead will not be used as punt returner and would only be a kick returner if he is used as a returner at all.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson indicated he does not completely understand the team's signing of RB Shonn Greene but expects to be fine with the situation. "I have never been a big fan of the two-back system, so I don't know how we plan on using him," Johnson. "I'm not afraid of competition, but I was thinking we'd maybe get a draft pick for the other back. And you don't give a guy that kind of money to be just a goal-line guy and in tough-yardage situations. So we'll see what happens."

RB | David Wilson | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants RB David Wilson said he hopes to continue his role as the kick returner even if he wins the starting running back job.

RB | Andre Brown | New York Giants | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
New York Giants RB David Wilson said he does not expect the starting running back job to be handed to him and is ready to compete with the other running backs on the roster for the job. RBs Andre Brown, Ryan Torain and Da'Rel Scott are also expected to compete to playing time.

RB | Jeremy Wright | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with Louisville RB Jeremy Wright before the 2013 NFL Draft.


Wide Receiver

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | Carolina Panthers | Transaction
The Carolina Panthers signed WR Ted Ginn Jr. (49ers) to a one-year deal Thursday Mar. 21. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR | Arrelious Benn | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Arrelious Benn said he was ready to move on from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "I was expecting it," Benn said of the trade. "I wanted to move forward. I didn't want to be there."

WR | Victor Cruz | New York Giants | Free Agents, Fantasy
It is extremely unlikely that New York Giants restricted free agent WR Victor Cruz will get an offer sheet from another team.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Branden Albert | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
The Kansas City Chiefs are looking for a second-round pick in 2013 and another pick in 2014 in a deal for OT Branden Albert.

OT | Bryant McKinnie | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Bryant McKinnie (Ravens) said the Baltimore Ravens contacted him Thursday, March 21, to express their interest in re-signing him. McKinnie said he can't say he expects to re-sign with the team at this point.

OT | Patrick Ford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Eastern Kentucky OT Patrick Ford measured in at 6-foot-5, 316 pounds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 21. He put up 35 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press, and scouts advised him not to do any positional drills.

OT | Khalif Barnes | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders re-signed OT Khalif Barnes to a one-year, $840,000 base salary.

OT | Braden Brown | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Kansas City Chiefs recently worked out Brigham Young OT Braden Brown and DE Ezekiel Ansah.


Guard

OG | Richard Ohrnberger | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have signed free-agent OG Richard Ohrnberger (Cardinals) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

OG | Chris Snee | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants OG Chris Snee (hip) said he expects to attend the start of offseason workouts but does not think he will do much during the workouts.


Defensive Line

DL | Elvis Dumervil | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil (Broncos) continues to prefer agreeing to a contract with Denver Broncos than signing with another team.

DL | Israel Idonije | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Tennessee Titans have shown some interest in free agent DL Israel Idonije (Bears)

DL | Turk McBride | Chicago Bears | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the Chicago Bears signed DE Turk McBride to a one-year deal for the veteran minimum of $715,000.

DL | Frostee Rucker | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the Arizona Cardinals signed DE Frostee Rucker (Browns) to a one-year deal Thursday, Mar. 21.

DL | Tony McDaniel | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with free-agent DL Tony McDaniel (Dolphins) Thursday, March 21.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins are not willing to pay what free-agent DE Osi Umenyiora (Giants) is asking for, which is believed to be more than $5 million.


Defensive End

DE | Dwight Freeney | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers remain interested in free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil (Broncos) and free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts). The team is not expected to be one of the finalists for Dumervil.

DE | John Abraham | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos likely will sign free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) or free-agent DE John Abraham (Falcons) if they are not able to re-sign free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil.

DE | Ezekiel Ansah | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Kansas City Chiefs recently worked out Brigham Young OT Braden Brown and DE Ezekiel Ansah.


Linebacker

LB | Brad Jones | Green Bay Packers | Transaction
Green Bay Packers LB Brad Jones signed a three-year, $11.75 million deal that includes a $3 million signing bonus.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Free Agent | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, the Chicago Bears offered MLB Brian Urlacher a one-year deal with a $500,000 signing bonus, $500,000 workout bonus and $1 million, non-guaranteed base salary.

LB | Austin Spitler | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
Miami Dolphins restricted free-agent LB Austin Spitler has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Jarvis Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia LB Jarvis Jones had a "terrible workout" at the team's Pro Day. Jones ran a 4.90-second 40-yard dash.

LB | Ryan D'Imperio | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction
The Kansas City Chiefs signed LB Ryan D'Imperio (Vikings) Thursday, Mar. 21. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

LB | Will Herring | New Orleans Saints | Transaction
The New Orleans Saints re-signed LB Will Herring to a one year deal Tuesday, Mar. 21. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

LB | Ashlee Palmer | Detroit Lions | Depth Chart Tidbit
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz indicated LB Ashlee Palmer will compete for one of the starting outside linebacker jobs during offseason workouts and training camp.


Cornerback

CB | Sanders Commings | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Georgia CB Sanders Commings has met with the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints. He is scheduled to work out for the Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles.

CB | Adam Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agents
Free-agent CB Adam Jones (Bengals) said in Twitter page that he has agreed to terms with the Cincinnati Bengals on a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Safety

S | Don Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New England Patriots worked out Arkansas State S Don Jones Thursday, March 21. The team worked him out at cornerback and safety.


Strong Safety

SS | Andrew Sendejo | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction
The Minnesota Vikings re-signed SS Andrew Sendejo Thursday, Mar. 21. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

SS | Adrian Wilson | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
New England Patriots S Adrian Wilson said that the Patriots were his first choice in free agency. Wilson said that when a coach like Bill Belichick calls you, you answer that call. Wilson said that Belichick was very up front with what the expectations will be.


Free Safety

FS | Ed Reed | Houston Texans | Transaction
Updating previous reports, Houston Texans FS Ed Reed signed a three-year, $15 million deal with $5 million guaranteed.

FS | Darcel McBath | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed free-agent FS Darcel McBath to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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