Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on May 13, 2013 @ 10:08:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Nick Foles | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles is taking snaps with the first team Monday, May 13. QB Michael Vick is working with the second team.

QB | Geno Smith | New York Jets | Fantasy
The New York Jets are "smitten" with rookie QB Geno Smith, and it's beginning to look more likely that the starting job is his to lose.

QB | Tyler Wilson | Oakland Raiders | Depth Chart Tidbit
Oakland Raiders QB Tyler Wilson is "miles ahead" of where recent Raiders quarterbacks arrived as draft picks. He could possibly climb to No. 2 on the depth chart before the season is over.

QB | Matt Barkley | Philadelphia Eagles | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley could have a chance to win the starting quarterback job during offseason workouts and training camp.


Running Back

RB | Rex Burkhead | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals RB Rex Burkhead (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Sunday, May 12. It is not known why Burkhead sat out practice.


Wide Receiver

WR | Greg Jenkins | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders signed undrafted free-agent WR Greg Jenkins (Alabama State) to an undisclosed three-year deal Sunday, May 12, after he tried out at the team's rookie minicamp.

WR | DeMarco Sampson | Free Agent | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles released WR DeMarco Sampson and DT Ronnie Cameron.

WR | Robert Woods | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Robert Woods could be a candidate for their No. 2 wide receiver job during offseason workouts and training camp.

WR | Keenan Allen | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen (knee) said he did not have any setbacks or discomfort with his knee while participating in the team's rookie minicamp.

WR | Titus Young | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Titus Young (Rams) was arrested Friday, May 10, after allegedly breaking into a house and fighting with officers after a brief pursuit. Young has been charged with burglary, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. It is the third time Young has been arrested in the past week.

WR | C.J. Akins | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR C.J. Akins (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon during practice Saturday, May 11, and will undergo surgery later this week.

WR | Tavarres King | Denver Broncos | Depth Chart Tidbit
Denver Broncos WR Tavarres King has a chance to be the No. 4 or 5 wide receiver for the team this season because he is a legitimate deep threat.


Tight End

TE | Vance McDonald | San Francisco 49ers | Depth Chart Tidbit
San Francisco 49ers TE Vance McDonald could receive a significant amount of playing time this season as the team's No. 2 tight end.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Eric Fisher | Kansas City Chiefs | Depth Chart Tidbit
Kansas City Chiefs OT Eric Fisher said he expected to work at right tackle during the rookie minicamp because OT Branden Albert is the team's left tackle. "I kind of expected it. Albert is a great tackle, somebody I'll be able to learn from. I'm really looking forward to getting through this rookie camp and then learning from the veterans and just improving my game every day," Fisher said.

OT | Brennan Williams | Houston Texans | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit
Houston Texans OT Brennan Williams could win with the starting right tackle job because OT Derek Newton (knee) is still recovering from knee surgery.


Guard

OG | Tyronne Green | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots signed free-agent OL Tyronne Green (Chargers) to an undisclosed deal.

OG | Larry Warford | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions OG Larry Warford (neck) participated in individual drills during practice Sunday, May 12, but sat out contact drills. Warford said he injured his knee during practice Saturday, May 11, but will be fine.


Cornerback

CB | Bradley Fletcher | Philadelphia Eagles | Depth Chart Tidbit
Philadelphia Eagles CBs Curtis Marsh and Bradley Fletcher appear to be in the lead to start at cornerback. S Patrick Chung and S Nate Allen appear to be the starters at safety.

CB | Brandian Ross | Oakland Raiders | Depth Chart Tidbit
The Oakland Raiders could consider moving CB Brandian Ross to safety this offseason.

CB | Charles Woodson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have not shown any apparent interest in free-agent DB Charles Woodson (Packers) this offseason.


Strong Safety

SS | Patrick Chung | Philadelphia Eagles | Depth Chart Tidbit
Philadelphia Eagles CBs Curtis Marsh and Bradley Fletcher appear to be in the lead to start at cornerback. S Patrick Chung and S Nate Allen appear to be the starters at safety.

SS | Quintin Mikell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams still haven't removed free-agent S Quintin Mikell's nameplate over his locker, which is an indication they could re-sign him.


Free Safety

FS | Eric Reid | San Francisco 49ers | Depth Chart Tidbit
San Francisco 49ers S Eric Reid is expected to start at one of the team's safety positions this season.

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