NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 2, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (foot) may miss some practice time during the upcoming week, but he did not suffer any structural damage to his foot during Week 17. The Chargers have a first-round playoff Bye week.

QB | A.J. Feeley | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB A.J. Feeley threw for a career-high 321 yards with three touchdowns Week 17 against the Atlanta Falcons. QB Jeff Garcia was rested for the game after the Eagles clinched the NFC East title. Feeley completed 22 of 33 passes as the Eagles defeated the Falcons 24-17.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB A.J. Feeley threw for a career-high 321 yards with three touchdowns Week 17 against the Atlanta Falcons. QB Jeff Garcia was rested for the game after the Eagles clinched the NFC East title. Feeley completed 22 of 33 passes as the Eagles defeated the Falcons 24-17.


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (leg) is expected to be fine for the second round of the NFL Playoffs after suffering a leg injury during Week 17. The Chargers have a first-round playoff Bye week.

RB | Kevan Barlow | New York Jets | Injury News
Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets RB Kevan Barlow (thigh) will not play in the team's playoff game this week versus the New England Patriots.

RB | Cedric Houston | New York Jets | Injury News
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Cedric Houston (calf) was able to start the Week 17 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles RB Correll Buckhalter (calf) will likely return to practice Wednesday, Jan. 3.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts RB Dominic Rhodes (wrist) played in the team's Week 17 game and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this week.

RB | Cedric Benson | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson carried the ball 13 times for 109 yards Week 17. It was Benson's first career 100-yard game.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander had a 10-yard carry during the Week 17 game to continue his NFL record of consecutive games with at least one run of 10 or more yards to 64 games. Alexander finished the game with 28 carries for 92 yards with one touchdown.


Wide Receiver

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (undisclosed) missed practice Tuesday, Jan. 2.

WR | Darrell Jackson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Darrell Jackson (undisclosed) missed practice Tuesday, Jan. 2.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (head) was able to start the Week 17 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Ricky Proehl | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Ricky Proehl (hamstring) did not play in Week 17 and will be a game-time decision for the team's playoff game this week.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn caught six passes for 109 yards during the Week 17 game. He went over 1,000 yards for the second consecutive season.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens caught his 800th career reception during the Week 17 game. Owens caught six passes for 117 yards with one touchdown against the Detroit Lions.


Tight End

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (knee) played in the team's Week 17 game and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this week.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (ankle) did not play Week 17 and may not practice this week, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.


Defensive Line

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard (undisclosed) missed practice Tuesday, Jan. 2.

DL | Luis Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DE Luis Castillo (ankle) is expected to be eased back into practice during the coming week. The Chargers have a first-round playoff Bye week.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (shoulder) played in the team's Week 17 game and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this week.


Linebacker

LB | LeRoy Hill | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks LB Leroy Hill (undisclosed) missed practice Tuesday, Jan. 2.

LB | Randall Godfrey | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Randall Godfrey (hamstring) is expected to resume practicing during the coming week. The Chargers have a first-round playoff Bye week.

LB | Tedy Bruschi | New England Patriots | Injury News
John Tomase, of the Boston Herald, reports the New England Patriots felt the injury suffered to SS Rodney Harrison's (leg) right leg in Week 17 was intentional. After Tennessee Titans WR Bobby Wade executed a low, second-quarter block that took out Harrison's legs, Patriots players said they saw Titans head coach Jeff Fisher wink and smile toward the field in approval. Patriots LB Tedy Bruschi then rushed towards the Titans' sideline before being restrained. "It was a dirty play," Harrison said. "He wasn't just trying to block me. He dove at my knees intentionally. He was trying to hurt me. The whole play was dirty."


Cornerback

CB | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears CB Devin Hester (calf) could be limited in practice this week because of a minor muscle strain in his right calf. The team has a first-round bye for the postseason, but he is expected to be fine for the playoffs.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (back) could return to practice this week. The team has a first-round bye for the postseason, but he is expected to be fine for the playoffs.

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (undisclosed) missed practice Tuesday, Jan. 2.

CB | Anthony Henry | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys CB Anthony Henry (knee) is not on the club's injury report for their playoff game Saturday, Jan. 6, but he is suffering from a bum knee that has forced him to play more cautiously and has limited his playing speed.

CB | Andre Dyson | New York Jets | Injury News
Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets CB Andre Dyson (knee) will not play in the team's playoff game this week versus the New England Patriots.

CB | Jimmy Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Jimmy Williams (knee) left the Week 17 game with a knee injury and was unable to return.

CB | David Barrett | New York Jets | Injury News
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (hip) was able to start the Week 17 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

CB | William James | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles CB William James (calf) is expected to return to practice this week.

CB | Kelvin Hayden | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Kelvin Hayden (concussion) played in the team's Week 17 game and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this week.

CB | Marlin Jackson | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Marlin Jackson (illness) played in the team's Week 17 game and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this week. Jackson will serve as a backup behind FS Bob Sanders, who is expected to return this week.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Corey Webster (hip, toe) suffered a bruised hip and aggravated a turf toe injury in Week 17. Webster is expected to be questionable for the team's playoff game this week. CB Kevin Dockery would take Webster's spot if Webster is unable to play.

CB | Kevin Dockery | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Corey Webster (hip, toe) suffered a bruised hip and aggravated a turf toe injury in Week 17. Webster is expected to be questionable for the team's playoff game this week. CB Kevin Dockery would take Webster's spot if Webster is unable to play.


Strong Safety

SS | Todd Johnson | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears SS Todd Johnson (ankle) should return to practice this week. The team has a first-round bye for the postseason, but he is expected to be fine for the playoffs.

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
ESPN.com reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (knee) suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee during the team's Week 17 game which may force him to miss the entire postseason. Harrison could be sidelined between two-to-four weeks.

SS | Kerry Rhodes | New York Jets | Injury News
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets S Kerry Rhodes (knee) was able to start the Week 17 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

SS | Michael Lewis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles SS Michael Lewis (knee) is expected to return to practice this week.


Free Safety

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Injury News
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets S Eric Smith (foot) was able to start the Week 17 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Marlin Jackson (illness) played in the team's Week 17 game and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this week. Jackson will serve as a backup behind FS Bob Sanders, who is expected to return this week.

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