NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 5, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (calf) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as probable for the team's playoff game against the New England Patriots.

QB | Trent Green | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Trent Green (ankle) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and will start the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer finished third in voting for the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year. Palmer tore the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his left knee during the team's playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. New York Jets QB Chad Pennington finished first in voting, followed by New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer finished third in voting for the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year. Palmer tore the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his left knee during the team's playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. New York Jets QB Chad Pennington finished first in voting, followed by New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees.


Running Back

RB | Kevan Barlow | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Kevan Barlow (thigh) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.

RB | Cedric Houston | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Cedric Houston (calf) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as probable for the team's playoff game against the New England Patriots.

RB | Kevin Faulk | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Kevin Faulk (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

RB | Ryan Moats | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Moats (ankle) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to be available for the team's playoff game this week. Moats is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
ESPNews reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson has been named the Associated Press 2006 NFL MVP.


Fullback

FB | B.J. Askew | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FB B.J. Askew (foot) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.


Wide Receiver

WR | Darrell Jackson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Darrell Jackson (toe) is listed as questionable on the team's injury report for their postseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Seahawks had a team walkthrough Friday, Jan. 5, in preparation for their game against the Cowboys.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (hip) is listed as questionable on the team's injury report for their postseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Seahawks had a team walkthrough Friday, Jan. 5, in preparation for their game against the Cowboys.

WR | Nate Burleson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Nate Burleson (ankle) is listed as probable on the team's injury report for their postseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Seahawks had a team walkthrough Friday, Jan. 5, in preparation for their game against the Cowboys.

WR | Ben Obomanu | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the Seattle Seahawks promoted WR Ben Obomanu from their practice squad Friday, Jan. 5, bolstering their wide receiving corps prior to their playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. Seahawks leading WR Darrell Jackson (turf toe) is listed as questionable for the game and has not practiced all week. WR D.J. Hackett (hip) injured his hip in the team's Week 17 game and will be a game-time decision for the game.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (jaw) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Ricky Proehl | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Ricky Proehl (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Jan. 5, and will be out of the team's playoff game this weekend.


Tight End

TE | Itula Mili | Free Agent Players | Transaction
The Associated Press reports the Seattle Seahawks waived TE Itula Mili Friday, Jan. 5, to clear room on their roster for WR Ben Obomanu.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 5, but he should play in the team's playoff game this weekend. Shockey was able to do more in practice Friday than he did Thursday, Jan. 4. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.


Defensive Line

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Rocky Bernard (foot) is listed as probable on the team's injury report for their postseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Seahawks had a team walkthrough Friday, Jan. 5, in preparation for their game against the Cowboys.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.

DL | Vince Wilfork | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Vince Wilfork (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 5, and will likely be a game-time decision for the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Richard Seymour | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Richard Seymour (elbow) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Darwin Walker | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Darwin Walker (illness) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. Walker is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Juqua Thomas | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Juqua Thomas (calf) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. Thomas is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Ty Warren | New England Patriots | Fantasy
Kyle Psaty, of Patriots.com, reports New England Patriots DL Ty Warren was named the AFC's Defensive Player of the Month for the month of December. In the Patriots five games in December, Warren recorded 43 tackles, including four sacks and five tackles for a loss.


Linebacker

LB | LeRoy Hill | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks LB LeRoy Hill (concussion) is listed as questionable on the team's injury report for their postseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Seahawks had a team walkthrough Friday, Jan. 5, in preparation for their game against the Cowboys.

LB | Matt Chatham | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Matt Chatham (personal) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as probable for the team's playoff game against the New England Patriots.

LB | Bryan Thomas | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Bryan Thomas (shoulder) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as probable for the team's playoff game against the New England Patriots.

LB | Mike Vrabel | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel (back) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.


Cornerback

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (ankle)) is not expected to play in the team's postseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report. The Seahawks had a team walkthrough Friday, Jan. 5, in preparation for their game against the Cowboys.

CB | David Barrett | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (hip) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.

CB | Andre Dyson | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Andre Dyson (knee) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.

CB | Chad Scott | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots CB Chad Scott (back) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 5, and will be a game-time decision for the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Nick Harper | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ankle) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | William James | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB William James (calf) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. James is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Anthony Henry | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Anthony Henry (knee) said he is feeling much better in regard to his nagging knee injury that has caused him some discomfort in recent games. "I've just been treating it and stuff, trying to rest it as much as possible," Henry said. "That's all I can do at this point." Henry said the soreness has affected his range of motion at times, but that it can't be used as an excuse. "If I'm out there, then I expect myself to play well every time," Henry said. The pain in his knee is caused by a bursa sac problem.

CB | Jimmy Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Transaction
Jon Naito, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Jimmy Williams (knee) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during Week 17. He is out for the remainder of the season and has been placed on season-ending Injured Reserve.


Strong Safety

SS | Kerry Rhodes | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets SS Kerry Rhodes (knee) was held out of some team drills Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as questionable for the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots.

SS | Michael Lewis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles SS Michael Lewis (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. Lewis is listed as probable on the team's injury report.


Free Safety

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Eric Smith (foot) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is listed as probable for the team's playoff game against the New England Patriots.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 5, and is expected to play in the team's playoff game this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

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