Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 29, 2013 @ 09:29:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tim Tebow | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers are not interested in free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Jets).

QB | Matt Barkley | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley (shoulder) said he's good to go for OTAs.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Fantasy
The New York Jets are expected to keep QB Mark Sanchez into the preseason and allow him to compete for the starting quarterback job. He is scheduled to report for the team's workout Monday, April 28.

QB | Dayne Crist | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Undrafted free-agent QB Dayne Crist (Kansas) will participate in the Kansas City Chiefs' upcoming rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.

QB | Nate Montana | NFL Draft Prospect | Free Agents
Undrafted free-agent QB Nate Montana (West Virginia Wesleyan) will participate in the San Francisco 49ers' upcoming rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.


Running Back

RB | Kenny Miles | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Washington Redskins signed undrafted free-agent RB Kenny Miles (South Carolina) to an undisclosed deal.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents, Fantasy
Free-agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) received full medical clearance for football activities. Bradshaw had a screw from a previous operation replaced with a new one. The Pittsburgh Steelers are known to be interested, but other teams may join in the pursuit.

RB | Steven Miller | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions signed undrafted free agent RB Steven Miller (Appalachian State) Sunday, April 28.

RB | Da'Rel Scott | New York Giants | Depth Chart Tidbit
New York Giants RBs Da'Rel Scott, Ryan Torain and Michael Cox are expected to compete for the No. 3 running back job during offseason workouts and training camp.

RB | Joseph Randle | Dallas Cowboys | Depth Chart Tidbit
Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said the team sees RB Joseph Randle as the primary backup to RB DeMarco Murray. Jones said Randle will not be used on special teams.

RB | Eddie Lacy | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Draft, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers did not select RB Eddie Lacy (toe) in the 2013 NFL Draft because his big toe has been fused and they were concerned about the injury. Lacy was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round.


Fullback

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys FB Lawrence Vickers (back) underwent back surgery Friday, April 27. Owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Vickers will be limited during offseason workouts but should be ready for the start of training camp.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jeremy Ebert | Free Agent | Transaction
The New England Patriots informed WR Jeremy Ebert he will be released.

WR | Duron Carter | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings signed undrafted free agent WR Duron Carter Sunday, April 28. He is the son of former Viking and Hall of Fame WR Cris Carter.

WR | Armon Binns | Miami Dolphins | Depth Chart Tidbit
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said Sunday, April 28, that he is comfortable with what the team has at the receiver position. The team sees upside in WRs Armon Binns and Rishard Matthews, who will compete with former practice squad members Jeff Fuller and Brian Tyms for the No. 4 and 5 receiver jobs. With the team expected to use two tight-end sets, the fourth receiver might play less this year.

WR | Robert Woods | Buffalo Bills | Draft, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Robert Woods, selected in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, is likely to be a starter in Week 1 alongside WR Stevie Johnson.

WR | Da'Rick Rogers | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Draft, Free Agents, Fantasy
The Buffalo Bills are taking a low-risk, high-reward chance on WR Da'Rick Rogers, who was signed as an undrafted free agent Saturday, April 27. Rogers had the physical tools to be a draft pick, but poor off-field judgment hurt his stock and raised red flags. "It's frustrating, but I did it to myself," Rogers said at the NFL Scouting Combine. "And I realize how hard I have to work now that I'm behind the 8-ball. It's going to make me work that much harder."

WR | Deion Branch | New England Patriots | Free Agents
The New England Patriots likely will not re-sign free-agent WR Deion Branch this offseason after adding WRs Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce in the draft.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Branden Albert | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
The Kansas City Chiefs are still looking to deal OT Branden Albert, even though talks with the Miami Dolphins are dormant. The Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers and Arizona Cardinals could be fits.

OT | Dennis Roland | Cincinnati Bengals | Depth Chart Tidbit
Cincinnati Bengals OTs Dennis Roland and Reid Fragel may compete for the backup right tackle job during training camp.

OT | Eric Winston | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins are still open to the possibility of signing free-agent OT Eric Winston (Chiefs) this offseason. The team has only offered Winston a one-year deal for a low salary at this point.


Guard

OG | Robert Turner | Tennessee Titans | Depth Chart Tidbit
Tennessee Titans C Fernando Velasco, C Brian Schwenke, OG Robert Turner and OG Chris Spencer are all expected to be candidates for the starting center job next season.

OG | Chance Warmack | Tennessee Titans | Depth Chart Tidbit
Tennessee Titans OG Chance Warmack is expected to be the team's starting right guard next season.

OG | Amini Silatolu | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Carolina Panthers OGs Amini Silatolu and Edmund Kugbila are expected to compete for the starting left guard job during offseason workouts and training camp.


Linebacker

LB | Gerald Hodges | Minnesota Vikings | Depth Chart Tidbit
Minnesota Vikings LB Gerald Hodges is expected to be used at outside linebacker but could also see time at inside linebacker.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings could still consider pursuing free-agent LB Brian Urlacher (Bears) because they did not take a middle linebacker in the early rounds of the draft.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Free Agent | Free Agents
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix indicated the team still has interest in free-agent LB Karlos Dansby (Dolphins) but do not need as much after they selected LB Kiko Alonso in the draft.


Cornerback

CB | Jacob Lacey | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings signed free-agent CB Jacob Lacey (Lions) to an undisclosed deal.

CB | Xavier Rhodes | Minnesota Vikings | Depth Chart Tidbit
Minnesota Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes is expected to compete for one of the starting cornerback jobs during offseason workouts and training camp.

CB | Marcus Sherels | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
Minnesota Vikings exclusive rights free-agent CB Marcus Sherels has signed his tender offer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Safety

S | Jamoris Slaughter | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns S Jamoris Slaughter (Achilles') said he believes he will be ready for the start of training camp. Slaughter is recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon that he suffered this season while at Notre Dame.


Strong Safety

SS | Shawn Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Depth Chart Tidbit
The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to give SS Shawn Williams the chance to win one of the starting safety jobs during training camp.

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