Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 10, 2013 @ 09:50:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | JaMarcus Russell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals are one of two teams that have shown the most interest in free-agent QB JaMarcus Russell (Raiders).

QB | Tyler Bray | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Tennessee QB Tyler Bray has had a private workout with the Buffalo Bills, and he is now scheduled to visit Buffalo later this week.

QB | Brady Quinn | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Seattle Seahawks officially have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Brady Quinn (Chiefs), the team announced Tuesday, April 9. Financial terms are undisclosed.

QB | Dan Orlovsky | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Dan Orlovsky signed a one-year, $850,000 contract Tuesday, April 9, the team announced. The team signed approximately $700,000 in salary cap space by releasing and then re-signing Orlovsky.

QB | Matt Scott | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Buffalo Bills visited with University of Arizona QB Matt Scott Tuesday, April 9.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders will visit with free agent QB Seneca Wallace (Browns) Wednesday, April 9.


Running Back

RB | Bernard Scott | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals will meet with free-agent RB Bernard Scott (Bengals) this week.

RB | Reggie Bush | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said Tuesday, April 9, that RB Reggie Bush could potentially catch between 60-80 balls in 2013.


Wide Receiver

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (foot) could be limited during offseason workouts because of his foot injury, but the injury is healing properly.

WR | Emmanuel Sanders | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to match the New England Patriots' offer sheet for restricted free-agent WR Emmanuel Sanders.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall said he likes what he has seen so far from the team's offensive scheme under new head coach Marc Trestman. Marshall and TE Martellus Bennett convened at Marshall's home after receiving their new playbook on team-issued iPads. The two pulled different-colored pieces from board games, simulated some formations and plays, then quizzed one another. "Oh, my gosh, I'm in love with it," Marshall said. "Martellus and I sat down and went through the formational stuff and started challenging each other. It was exciting to go through, and it's pretty cool to have a partner." Marshall feels the scheme will spread the wealth around. "It's so stimulating and it gets everyone involved, and that's exciting to me," Marshall said. "Because the better Alshon (Jeffery) is, the better I'll be. The better Earl (Bennett) is, the better Martellus will be. The better Martellus is, the better Matt Forte will be. And so on and so forth. It's just awesome."

WR | Anthony Armstrong | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Fantasy
The deal signed by Dallas Cowboys WR Anthony Armstrong last week is for one season and $630,000, with no bonus or guaranteed money.

WR | Zach Rogers | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Buffalo Bills visited with University of Tennessee WR Zach Rogers Tuesday, April 9.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Lane Johnson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson is visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars Wednesday, April 10.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
Sources close to St. Louis Rams OT Rodger Saffold said he doesn't intend to hold out due to his impending switch to right tackle. Saffold will participate in the team's official offseason conditioning program, despite participation being voluntary. He's in the final year of his rookie contract.

OT | Eric Winston | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Eric Winston (Chiefs) is looking for a multi-year deal that would guarantee that he would not be a one-year rental. Winston said he is looking for $3 million to $4 million per season in his next contract.

OT | Doug Free | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys have asked OT Doug Free to take a pay cut from the $7 million he is scheduled to make in 2013. The team likely would use that money to sign free-agent OT Eric Winston (Chiefs).


Guard

OG | Chilo Rachal | Arizona Cardinals | Transaction, Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have signed free-agent OG Chilo Rachal (Bears). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Offensive Line

OL | Brian De La Puente | New Orleans Saints | Transaction
New Orleans Saints OL Brian De La Puente signed his tender offer Tuesday, April 9, according to executive vice president and general manager Mickey Loomis.


Defensive Line

DL | Stefan Charles | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks will have free-agent DL Stefan Charles (CFL) in for a visit Wednesday, April 10, and Thursday, April 11, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

DL | Kyle Moore | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears signed free-agents C Taylor Boggs (Jets) and DE Kyle Moore (Bills) to one-year contracts Tuesday, April 9. Financial terms were undisclosed.

DL | Andre Fluellen | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears signed free-agent DT Andre Fluellen (Dolphins) to a one-year contract Tuesday, April 9. Financial terms were undisclosed.


Defensive End

DE | Margus Hunt | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to work out Southern Methodist DE Margus Hunt Wednesday, April 10.

DE | Dion Jordan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers visited with Oregon DE Dion Jordan Tuesday, April, 9.

DE | Ezekiel Ansah | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to get a visit from Brigham Young DE Ezekiel Ansah.


Linebacker

LB | Karlos Dansby | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Karlos Dansby (Dolphins) is meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday, April 10.

LB | Rolando McClain | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous item, there is reportedly a lot of work to be done before the Baltimore Ravens could sign free-agent LB Rolando McClain (Raiders).

LB | Jon Beason | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers LB Jon Beason said he will be better than he was pre-injury in 2013. "I'll be better," Beason said. "I can't even fathom not being better than I previously was. Especially, when you get to this stage of your career, mentally you know how to prepare and those are the things that you're focusing on more."

LB | Luke Kuechly | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Carolina Panthers LB Jon Beason said LB Luke Kuechly played well enough this season to remain as the team's starting middle linebacker.

LB | Manti Te'o | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions have met with Notre Dame LB Manti Te'o.


Cornerback

CB | Dee Milliner | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Alabama CB Dee Milliner said the Cleveland Browns will be a playoff contender in 2013 if they were to select him in the NFL Draft. "How many games are we going to win?" said Milliner, playing along with the thought he will be drafted by the team. "We'll be a contender in the playoffs."

CB | Antoine Winfield | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Antoine Winfield (Vikings) met with the Seattle Seahawks Tuesday, April 9.

CB | Eric Wright | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the one-year deal signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Eric Wright is for one-year and $1.5 million for the 2013 season. Wright originally joined the team in March 2012, signing a five-year, $37 million deal, but he restructured.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed CB Eric Wright to a restructured contract Tuesday, April 9, but the deal does not affect the team's pursuit of New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis.

CB | Joselio Hanson | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free-agent CB Joselio Hanson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Safety

S | Don Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Arkansas State S Don Jones is visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars Wednesday, April 10.

S | Matt Elam | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to meet with University of Florida S Matt Elam Wednesday, April 9.

S | Cody Davis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Texas Tech S Cody Davis said he is scheduled to meet with the Detroit Lions before the 2013 NFL Draft.


Strong Safety

SS | Jonathan Cyprien | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Florida International S Jonathan Cyprien has a dozen combined visits and private workouts lined up, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. The list of teams include the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins.


Free Safety

FS | Usama Young | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders signed FS Usama Young (Browns) Tuesday, April 9.

FS | Dawan Landry | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agents
The New York Jets have signed free-agent FS Dawan Landry (Jaguars). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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