NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on March 21, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Brady Quinn | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Greg A. Bedard, of the Palm Beach Post, reports with the Houston Texans dropping to the No. 10 pick, that means there is one fewer team of ahead of the Miami Dolphins (No. 9 pick) who might take Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn. The Oakland Raiders (first overall), Detroit Lions (second), and Minnesota Vikings (seventh) all could consider Quinn or the other top-rated quarterback, LSU QB JaMarcus Russell.

QB | JaMarcus Russell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Greg A. Bedard, of the Palm Beach Post, reports with the Houston Texans dropping to the No. 10 pick, that means there is one fewer team of ahead of the Miami Dolphins (No. 9 pick) who might take Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn. The Oakland Raiders (first overall), Detroit Lions (second), and Minnesota Vikings (seventh) all could consider Quinn or the other top-rated quarterback, LSU QB JaMarcus Russell.

QB | Trent Green | Kansas City Chiefs | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Greg A. Bedard, of the Palm Beach Post, reports if a trade can't be worked out, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herman Edwards said Wednesday, March 21, that QB Trent Green "absolutely" would be willing to compete with QB Damon Huard and QB Brodie Croyle for Kansas City's starting job.

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Greg A. Bedard, of the Palm Beach Post, reports if a trade can't be worked out, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herman Edwards said Wednesday, March 21, that QB Trent Green "absolutely" would be willing to compete with QB Damon Huard and QB Brodie Croyle for Kansas City's starting job.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Transaction
ESPNews reports the Houston Texans have acquired QB Matt Schaub from the Atlanta Falcons.

QB | Byron Leftwich | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union, reports the agent for Jacksonville Jaguars QB Byron Leftwich, Tom Condon, says Leftwich has not asked to be traded. However, Condon added he does not know whether Leftwich wants to continue playing for the team or if he will report for the start of the team's offseason conditioning program Monday, March 26.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks team president Tim Ruskell said the team expects QB Matt Hasselbeck (shoulder) to do some light throwing during May mini-camps and to begin normal throwing for the June camps.


Running Back

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Jeff Darlington, reporting for the Sporting News, reports by signing FB Cory Schlesinger, head coach Cam Cameron believes the Miami Dolphins have created a potentially potent combination that could eventually compare to the San Diego Chargers deadly duo of RB LaDainian Tomlinson and FB Lorenzo Neal. By giving Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown a blocker like Schlesinger to clear holes for him, it could allow the former second-overall pick to finally begin showing the skills Miami expected to see from him in his first two seasons. Schlesinger, a 13-year veteran, is one of the best blockers in the league.

RB | Michael Bush | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
ESPNews reports University of Louisville RB Michael Bush (leg) will have additional surgery on his broken leg. He will be out for an additional two months.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Oakland Raiders | Transaction
Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts RB DeDe Dorsey may see more time in 2007 with the departure of RB Dominic Rhodes (Raiders) in free agency. The team's coaching staff is high on Dorsey, acquired on waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2006.


Fullback

FB | Vonta Leach | Houston Texans | Free Agency News
Arthur Staple, of Newsday, reports the agent of restricted free-agent Vonta Leach (Texans) expects the Houston Texans to decide by Friday whether to match the offer Leach signed with the New York Giants.


Wide Receiver

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Jeff Darlington, reporting for the Sporting News, reports with the No. 9 overall pick, the Miami Dolphins are likely to give serious consideration to Ohio State WR Ted Ginn Jr., arguably the fastest player in the draft. General manager Randy Mueller has a strong affection for fast players.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Transaction
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Stokley (Achilles') signed a one-year contract worth in excess of $1 million. Incentives were built into the contract because Stokley is recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon.

WR | Bobby Engram | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks are having "some pretty intense talks" with representatives for free-agent WR Bobby Engram (Seahawks), according to Seahawks team president Tim Ruskell.


Tight End

TE | Kellen Winslow Jr. | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Zac Jackson, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) has been off crutches for nearly two weeks and has been following his rehabilitation program closely. "I really just started with concentrating on the little things. I'm following the program that our medical staff laid out for me before we decided to have the surgery. I first need to get the strength back in my leg, then progress from there. It's a step by step process, and my next step is running," Winslow said. He added he is feeling great and said he is ahead of schedule. "I'll be back by training camp, if not before."

TE | Jermaine Wiggins | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports free-agent TE Jermaine Wiggins (Vikings) could sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Wiggins could decide where he will sign within the next two days.

TE | Jerramy Stevens | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks team president Tim Ruskell said free-agent TE Jerramy Stevens will not return to the team.


Defensive Line

DL | David Bowens | Miami Dolphins | Free Agency News
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports unrestricted free-agent DE David Bowens could re-sign with Miami Dolphins after receiving interest from the New York Jets.

DL | Montae Reagor | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agency News
Matthew Smith, of All Headline News, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent DT Montae Reagor (Colts) to a reported three-year, $8.3 million contract.

DL | Alvin McKinley | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, KFFL has learned the contract free-agent DT Alvin McKinley (Browns) signed with the Denver Broncos is indeed worth $8 million. The deal averages $2 million per year.

DL | Ian Scott | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
John Mullin, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears have quietly expressed interest in re-signing free-agent DT Ian Scott, according to sources.


Linebacker

LB | Edgerton Hartwell | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Albert Breer, writing for the Boston Herald, reports the New England Patriots remain interested in free agent LB Edgerton Hartwell (Falcons), according to a source.

LB | Shawn Barber | Houston Texans | Depth Chart Tidbit
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports the Houston Texans LB Shawn Barber is expected to fill a number of roles, including those of backup to LB Morlon Greenwood and LB Shantee Orr.

LB | Chris Draft | St. Louis Rams | Transaction, Free Agency News
Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports the St. Louis Rams have signed free-agent LB Chris Draft (Panthers) to a three-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Cornerback

CB | Mike Rumph | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the St. Louis Rams agreed to terms with free agent CB Mike Rumph (Redskins) on a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Mike Doss | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have shown interest in free-agent S Mike Doss (Colts).

SS | Omar Stoutmire | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agency News
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Washington Redskins have signed free-agent S Omar Stoutmire (Saints) to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Free Safety

FS | Danieal Manning | Chicago Bears | Depth Chart Tidbit
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears are exploring the possibility of moving S Danieal Manning to cornerback for depth purposes.

FS | Bryan Scott | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
The Tennessee Titans have announced the signing of FS Bryan Scott (Saints). Details of the contract were not disclosed.

FS | Ken Hamlin | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports free-agent S Ken Hamlin (Seahawks) is scheduled to visit the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday, March 21.

FS | Adam Archuleta | Chicago Bears | Transaction
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Washington Redskins have acquired a sixth-round draft pick that could become a fifth-round draft pick from the Chicago Bears for FS Adam Archuleta.

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