Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 12, 2013 @ 09:50:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Troy Smith | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders worked out free-agent QB Troy Smith (Steelers) Wednesday, April 10.

QB | Vince Young | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders worked out free-agent QB Vince Young (Eagles) Wednesday, April 10, and it is believed Young looked good during the workout.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Oakland Raiders are not signing free-agent QB Seneca Wallace (Browns) at this point. The team could consider signing Wallace later in the offseason.

QB | Tyler Bray | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Buffalo Bills are meeting with University of Tennessee QB Tyler Bray, Rice TE Vance McDonald and Fresno State FS Phillip Thomas Thursday, April 11.


Running Back

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said the team will not trade RB Maurice Jones-Drew and will assess his contract situation after the season.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | Free Agent | Free Agents
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he would not have a problem with the team signing free-agent RB Brandon Jacobs (49ers) if he could help the team. "Why not? As long as both sides feel it's beneficial to the football team," Tuck said. "We've had a lot of great years with Brandon, too. I'm not opposed to it in any regard. But that's a decision for [general manager Jerry Reese] as far as how he's building this team moving forward But yeah, I would love to see Brandon back."

RB | Eddie Lacy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Alabama RB Eddie Lacy measured 5-foot-11, 230 pounds at his Pro Day Thursday, April 11. He ran the 40-yard dash in the 4.57-second to 4.60-second range. He measured a 32 1/2-vertical jump and a 9-foot-7 broad jump.


Fullback

FB | Richard Brockel | Carolina Panthers | Transaction, Free Agents
Carolina Panthers exclusive rights free-agent FB Richard Brockel has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Wide Receiver

WR | Mike Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams (illness) visited the emergency room in Buffalo, N.Y. Thursday, April 11, to regulate medicines for tonsillitis.

WR | Victor Cruz | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants WR Victor Cruz has told at least two people he plans to stay with the team long term. Cruz, according to two sources, wants to take advantage of the business and marketing opportunities he envisions with Roc Nation, the marketing company Jay-Z founded.

WR | Joe Morgan | New Orleans Saints | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan is expected to have a bigger role in the offense next season because he is the No. 3 wide receiver on the depth chart. He said he needs to work on his short and intermediate routes to make himself a more complete receiver.

WR | DeAndre Hopkins | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Indianapolis Colts met with Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins at the NFL Scouting Combine but have not met with him since.

WR | Cordarrelle Patterson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Buffalo Bills are meeting with University of Tennessee WR Cordarrelle Patterson Thursday, April 11.


Tight End

TE | Rob Gronkowski | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm) may not need surgery if his fractured forearm heals and the infection goes away on its own. He probably would undergo surgery if his forearm does not heal and the infection does not clear up in around six weeks.


Place Kicker

PK | Derek Dimke | New York Jets | Transaction
The New York Jets signed free-agent PK Derek Dimke (Lions) to an undisclosed deal Thursday, April 11.

PK | Havard Rugland | Detroit Lions | Transaction
The Detroit Lions signed Norwegian PK Havard Rugland to an undisclosed deal Thursday, April 11.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Bryant McKinnie | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent OT Bryant McKinnie (Ravens) said his agent has talked with several teams this offseason but the teams have not been made public.

OT | Lane Johnson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins are more interested in Texas A&M OT Luke Joeckel and Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher than they are in University of Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson because they are concerned about Johnson as a left tackle.

OT | Jason Smith | New Orleans Saints | Depth Chart Tidbit
New Orleans Saints OT Jason Smith could be the leading candidate for the starting left tackle job at this point.


Defensive Line

DL | Sedrick Ellis | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent DL Sedrick Ellis said he has been in contact with the New Orleans Saints about re-signing with the team.

DL | Mitch Unrein | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agents
Denver Broncos exclusive rights free-agent DT Mitch Unrein has signed his one-year tender offer. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Defensive End

DE | John Abraham | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins haven't ruled out signing free-agent DE John Abraham (Falcons).

DE | Quinton Dial | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles visited with Alabama DE Quinton Dial.

DE | Nate Palmer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Chicago Bears are working out Illinois State DE Nate Palmer Friday, April 12.


Linebacker

LB | Manti Te'o | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Giants visited with Notre Dame LB Manti Te'o Thursday, April 11.

LB | Akeem Jordan | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Akeem Jordan (Eagles) is visiting the Kansas City Chiefs Friday, April 12.

LB | James Harrison | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals met with free-agent LB James Harrison (Steelers) Wednesday, April 10, but no deal is imminent at this point.

LB | Josh McNary | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have signed undrafted free-agent LB Josh McNary (Army). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team has also placed McNary on the Reserve/Military list because he will finish his active duty before joining the team.


Cornerback

CB | A.J. Jefferson | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings re-signed CB A.J. Jefferson to his undisclosed restricted free-agent tender.

CB | Tyrann Mathieu | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Former Louisiana State CB Tyrann Mathieu told NFL coaches "he quit counting at 10," regarding how many drug tests he failed in college. He said he has been clean since October.

CB | Dee Milliner | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles canceled a visit with Alabama CB Dee Milliner.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis (knee) is scheduled to meet with the surgeon who performed his knee reconstruction surgery Monday, April 15, before he reports for the start of offseason workouts.

CB | Jordan Bernstine | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB Jordan Bernstine (knee) has been making progress in his recovery from a knee injury and hopes to be ready for training camp. He said he will not be ready for the start offseason workouts.

CB | Robert Alford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Chicago Bears are expected to meet with Southeast Louisiana CB Robert Alford this week.


Safety

S | Orhian Johnson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out Ohio State S Orhian Johnson Friday, April 12.

S | Matt Elam | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Baltimore Ravens met with University of Florida S Matt Elam at the NFL Scouting Combine and attended his Pro Day, but do not have a visit or workout scheduled with him.


Strong Safety

SS | Sherrod Martin | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs are scheduled to meet with free-agent SS Sherrod Martin (Panthers) Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12.

SS | Shamarko Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The St. Louis Rams met with Syracuse SS Shamarko Thomas Wednesday, April 11.

SS | Amari Spievey | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions SS Amari Spievey could have domestic violence charges dropped if he completes a family education program. Spievey was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend and was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct.


Free Safety

FS | Phillip Thomas | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Buffalo Bills are meeting with University of Tennessee QB Tyler Bray, Rice TE Vance McDonald and Fresno State FS Phillip Thomas Thursday, April 11.

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