NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on March 14, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | JaMarcus Russell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports LSU QB JaMarcus Russell measured in at 6-foot-5 3/8, 256 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 14. Russell was nine pounds heavier at the NFL Combine.


Running Back

RB | Ron Dayne | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Andy Schwartz, of Philadelphia.ComcastSportsNet.com, reports free agent RB Ron Dayne (Texans) is scheduled to visit the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, March 15, according to a league source.

RB | Chris Brown | Free Agent Players | Fantasy
Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans will bring in a veteran running back to work with second-year RB LenDale White. One option appears to be re-signing RB Chris Brown to split duties with White.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans will bring in a veteran running back to work with second-year RB LenDale White. One option appears to be re-signing RB Chris Brown to split duties with White.

RB | Adrian L. Peterson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
The Associated Press reports Oklahoma RB Adrian L. Peterson spent a good portion of his Pro Day Tuesday, March 13, catching passes. Peterson ran the short shuttle and then went through an individual workout, mostly as a wide receiver. Peterson spent time both working out of the slot and split-out wide, according to scouts who watched the workout. He impressed scouts and Cleveland Browns general manager Phil Savage said, "You can really tell he's been working on his hands."

RB | Lorenzo Booker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Vinny DiTrani, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Giants may draft Florida State University RB Lorenzo Booker to be the team's third-down back.

RB | Darius Walker | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Vinny DiTrani, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Giants may draft University of Notre Dame RB Darius Walker to be the team's third-down back.

RB | Anthony Thomas | Buffalo Bills | Transaction
Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills re-signed RB Anthony Thomas to a two-year contract worth a little more than $1 million a year.

RB | Julius Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Paul Domowitch, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Dallas Cowboys RB Julius Jones is available for the right price, but the team is not actively shopping him.

RB | Reuben Droughns | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the New York Giants intend to have RB Reuben Droughns and RB Brandon Jacobs split time in 2007. "They said it's definitely going to be a 1-2 punch," Droughns said. "Brandon and me will be kind of a pound-it-out running style, so we'll try to wear down the defenses and work together."

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the New York Giants intend to have RB Reuben Droughns and RB Brandon Jacobs split time in 2007. "They said it's definitely going to be a 1-2 punch," Droughns said. "Brandon and me will be kind of a pound-it-out running style, so we'll try to wear down the defenses and work together."


Wide Receiver

WR | Craig Davis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Louisiana State WR Craig Davis ran the 40-yard dash between 4.39 and 4.42 seconds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 14.

WR | Dwayne Bowe | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Louisiana State WR Dwayne Bowe ran the 40-yard dash between 4.39 and 4.46 seconds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 14.

WR | Kevin D. Curtis | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports free-agent WR Kevin D. Curtis (Rams) visited the Tennessee Titans Tuesday, March 13.

WR | Bobby Engram | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports free-agent WR Bobby Engram (Seahawks) visited the New Orleans Saints Tuesday, March 13.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of NFL.com, reports the Denver Broncos met with unrestricted free-agent WR Brandon Stokley (Colts).


Tight End

TE | Marcus Pollard | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed unrestricted free-agent TE Marcus Pollard (Lions) to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Place Kicker

PK | Olindo Mare | Miami Dolphins | Free Agency News
Mike Garafolo, of the Star-Ledger, reports the New Orleans Saints were one of the teams mentioned by agent Drew Rosenhaus as a likely destination for unrestricted free-agent PK Olindo Mare (Dolphins).


Linebacker

LB | Shawn Barber | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans will visit with free-agent LB Shawn Barber (Eagles) Thursday, March 15. Barber would likely be signed to provide depth at the outside linebacker position.

LB | Napoleon Harris | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Napoleon Harris will start at middle linebacker next season in place of free-agent LB Kawika Mitchell.

LB | Jon Beason | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots attended a private workout featuring University of Miami (Fla.) LB Jon Beason.


Cornerback

CB | Nick Harper | Tennessee Titans | Free Agency News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with free agent CB Nick Harper (Colts) on a three-year contract believed to be worth $9 million and $10 million and includes roughly $3 million in guarantees.

CB | Travis Fisher | Detroit Lions | Transaction
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports Detroit Lions CB Travis Fisher's one-year contract with the team is worth $2.25 million with $1 million guaranteed.

CB | Kiwaukee Thomas | Buffalo Bills | Transaction
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills re-signed CB Kiwaukee Thomas to a multi-year deal Tuesday, March 13.


Safety

S | LaRon Landry | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Louisiana State S LaRon Landry decided not to run the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 14, because he was satisfied with his times at the NFL Combine.

S | Brandon Meriweather | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots attended a private workout featuring University of Miami (Fla.) DB Brandon Meriweather.


Free Safety

FS | Kevin Kaesviharn | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent S Kevin Kaesviharn (Bengals) to a four-year contract worth $10 million with $3.2 million guaranteed.

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