NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 15, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren was not satisfied with the way QB Matt Hasselbeck played Sunday, Jan. 14. There were mitigating factors in Hasselbeck's play, and Holmgren plans to discuss those factors and how to overcome them during the offseason. Holmgren said the team was a couple of passes away from playing in the NFC Championship Game.

QB | Colt Brennan | NCAA | Transaction, Draft Information
Updating a previous item, Joe Schad, of ESPN.com, reports Hawaii QB Colt Brennan said Monday, Jan. 15, he has declared for the NFL Draft, but will "seriously consider" withdrawing his name Tuesday, Jan. 16. College players have 72 hours to withdraw their names, provided they have not signed with an agent. "In order to stay eligible for the draft, I have to send the paperwork in," Brennan said. "But I need to postpone my decision. I need a little bit more time."

QB | Brian Brohm | NCAA | Draft Information
ESPNews reports Louisville QB Brian Brohm (Lousville) will return for his senior season next year and not enter the 2007 NFL Draft.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Philadelphia Eagles QB Jeff Garcia will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 27-of-51 for 280 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions Sunday, Jan. 14. Brady's three interceptions were a career-postseason high for him, but he was able to lead the team to 11 points in 3:26 late in the team's 24-21 postseason victory over the San Diego Chargers. Brady now has a 12-1 postseason record.

QB | Rex Grossman | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman completed 21-of-38 passes for 282 yards during the team's postseason victory Sunday, Jan. 14, over the Seattle Seahawks. Grossman also had one touchdown and one interception as he helped lead the team to their first NFC title game since Jan. 8, 1989.


Running Back

RB | Adrian Peterson | NCAA | Draft Information
ESPNews reports Oklahoma RB Adrian Peterson (Oklahoma) will enter the 2007 NFL Draft.

RB | Chris Brown | Tennessee Titans | Free Agency News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB Chris Brown is scheduled to become a free agent this offseason. The club is not expected to try and re-sign him.

RB | Antonio Pittman | NCAA | Draft Information
ESPNews reports Ohio State RB Antonio Pittman (Ohio State) will forego his senior season and enter the 2007 NFL Draft.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
David Ginsberg, of the Associated Press, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis is scheduled to become a free agent this offseason.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (chest, shoulder) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Philadelphia Eagles RB Correll Buckhalter will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

RB | Deuce McAllister | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister led the team to a 27-24 victory Saturday, Jan. 13, over the Philadelphia Eagles. The win advanced the Saints to the NFC Championship Game next week, the Saints first in franchise history. McAllister ran for 143 yards on 21 carries with one rushing touchdown. He also caught four passes for 20 yards and another touchdown during the game.


Fullback

FB | Ovie Mughelli | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
David Ginsberg, of the Associated Press, reports Baltimore Ravens FB Ovie Mughelli is scheduled to become a free agent this offseason.


Wide Receiver

WR | Joe Horn | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn's (groin) status for the NFC Championship Game will be updated Wednesday, Jan. 17.

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | NCAA | Draft Information
ESPNews reports Ohio State WR Ted Ginn Jr. (Ohio State) will forego his senior season and enter the 2007 NFL Draft.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (wrist) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Donte' Stallworth will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney will meet with the agent for WR Steve Smith next week. Smith is looking for an extension or raise from the six-year, $26 million deal he signed in March 2004. Hurney discussed a deal with Smith's agent, Derrick Fox, briefly last summer, but the two sides put off further negotiations.


Defensive Line

DL | Adewale Ogunleye | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears DE Adewale Ogunleye (quad) suffered a quad contusion in the team's divisional playoff win, but is expected to play in the NFC Championship Game.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis (hip) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21.

DL | Juqua Thomas | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Philadelphia Eagles DE Juqua Thomas will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

DL | Jarvis Moss | NCAA | Draft Information
Joe Schad, of ESPN.com, reports Florida DE Jarvis Moss will enter the 2007 NFL Draft.


Linebacker

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Jay Posner and Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, report San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (groin) suffered a groin injury in the team's divisional playoff game Sunday, Jan. 14, and did not return.

LB | Randall Godfrey | San Diego Chargers | Free Agency News
Jay Posner and Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, report San Diego Chargers LB Randall Godfrey has not yet ruled out the possibility of returning next season. Godfrey had returned this season expecting to play one final year. Godfrey will be a free agent this offseason.

LB | Adalius Thomas | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
David Ginsberg, of the Associated Press, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Adalius Thomas is scheduled to become a free agent this offseason.

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (ankle) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21.

LB | Shawn Barber | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Philadelphia Eagles LB Shawn Barber will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
CBS Sports reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (undisclosed) was taken to the locker room Sunday, Jan. 14, during the team's postseason game against the New England Patriots. Merriman left the game with an undisclosed injury.


Cornerback

CB | Nick Harper | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ankle) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21.

CB | Roderick Hood | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Philadelphia Eagles CB Roderick Hood will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.


Safety

S | Reggie Nelson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Schad, of ESPN.com, reports Florida S Reggie Nelson will enter the 2007 NFL Draft.


Strong Safety

SS | Omar Stoutmire | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints SS Omar Stoutmire's (knee) status for the NFC Championship Game will be updated Wednesday, Jan. 17.

SS | Michael Lewis | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Philadelphia Eagles SS Michael Lewis will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.


Free Safety

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21.

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