NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 17, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Colt Brennan | NCAA | Draft Information
Dave Reardon, of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, reports Hawaii QB Colt Brennan will return to school for his senior season. Brennan was advised by the NFL that he would likely get selected in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, ESPN's John Clayton reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (shoulder, fingers) is seeking a second opinion for the torn labrum in his left shoulder, his non-throwing arm. The results of the second evaluation will likely decide whether or not the injury will require surgery.


Running Back

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots.

RB | Warrick Dunn | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports Atlanta Falcons RB Warrick Dunn (shoulder) is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing shoulder surgery.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Jon Paul Morosi, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (foot) is scheduled to begin rehabilitating his left foot injury in about two weeks and he said there is a possibility he could be ready by the time training camp opens next season. "It's not career-ending. I know that. It's just going to take some time. When I'm ready, I'll be out there." Jones suffered a Lisfranc injury Dec. 10 against Minnesota and underwent season-ending surgery three days later. Jones pointed out that Atlanta Falcons RB Warrick Dunn underwent a similar surgery performed by the same surgeon in the past.

RB | Dwayne Wright | NCAA | Draft Information
SportsTicker reports Fresno State RB Dwayne Wright will forgo his senior season and enter the 2007 NFL Draft.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis is scheduled to receive a $5 million bonus in March, which could result in him being released or having his contract restructured.


Wide Receiver

WR | Ricky Proehl | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Ricky Proehl (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, but he could be a game-time decision for the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report. Proehl will probably play in the game if he is able to participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 18.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (wrist) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots.

WR | Mark Bradley | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
ChicagoBears.com reports Chicago Bears WR Mark Bradley (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is questionable for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New Orleans Saints.

WR | Joe Horn | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
ChicagoBears.com reports New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn (groin) is questionable for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Chicago Bears.

WR | Mike Furrey | Detroit Lions | Free Agency News
Jon Paul Morosi, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Mike Furrey has yet to hear from team officials regarding a contract proposal. Furrey is slated to become a free agent this offseason.

WR | Brian Finneran | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) discussed his rehab from a knee injury that sidelined him for the entire 2006 season. "I take a few days off, but for the most part, it's lifting and running," Finneran said. "I start cutting at the end of the month. I am just trying to get better and get ready for the season. I'll take it easy during minicamps and check it out a little bit. As far as drills and exercises, it's the usual - lifting weights, leg curls and leg extensions. Recently, I started running and cutting, and I just keep working out."


Tight End

TE | Mark Campbell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
ChicagoBears.com reports New Orleans Saints TE Mark Campbell (knee) is questionable for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Chicago Bears.


Place Kicker

PK | Martin Gramatica | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agency News
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys PK Martin Gramatica is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The club is expected to attempt to re-sign him.


Defensive Line

DL | Russell Davis | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DT Russell Davis (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee Wednesday, Jan. 17. He could be back in time for minicamps.

DL | Adewale Ogunleye | Chicago Bears | Injury News
ChicagoBears.com reports Chicago Bears DE Adewale Ogunleye (quad) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is probable for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New Orleans Saints.


Linebacker

LB | Cato June | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Cato June (concussion) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

LB | Steve Foley | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
John Clayton, of ESPN, reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (leg, hand) is looking to return to the field for the 2007 season.


Cornerback

CB | Jimmy Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Jimmy Williams (knee) underwent reconstructive knee surgery on his left knee Wednesday, Jan. 17.

CB | Nick Harper | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Nate Clements | Buffalo Bills | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills will unlikely be able to re-sign CB Nate Clements, who is expected to receive a lucrative offer as a free agent in the offseason.


Strong Safety

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
The NFL Network reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (knee) will not play during the AFC Championship Game.

SS | Omar Stoutmire | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
ChicagoBears.com reports New Orleans Saints S Omar Stoutmire (hip) is questionable for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Chicago Bears.


Free Safety

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 17, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

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