NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on June 8, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jeff Garcia | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Joanne Korth, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said QB Jeff Garcia has a "big lead" over the other quarterbacks for the starting job this season.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Greg Bedard, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper (knee) has received clearance to return to the practice field Wednesday, June 6.

QB | Trent Green | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Breaking News, Fantasy
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the Miami Dolphins have acquired QB Trent Green from the Kansas City Chiefs for a fifth-round draft pick that can become a fourth-round draft pick depending on Green's playing time with the Dolphins. The deal is contingent on Green passing a physical.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (shoulder) participated in the team's first practice of minicamp Monday, June 4, without limitations. Hasselbeck said his shoulder is a "non-issue on the field" even though his timing is not back to normal.


Running Back

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (knee) will be out of practice until training camp because of a knee injury.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Jose Miguel Romero, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (foot) said his left foot is going fine. "I think by the time we get to the season I will be in the best shape of my life. I'll be faster and stronger than ever and hopefully I'll be able to do some good things for our team to win," Alexander said.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
John Tomase, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (shoulder) appeared to be favoring his right arm during practice Wednesday, June 6.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Steve King, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (tooth) did not practice Tuesday, June 5.

RB | Chris Brown | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans could eventually re-sign free-agent RB Chris Brown (Titans). The team would like to have Brown back, according to general manager Mike Reinfeldt, although both sides continue to work on a contract. "We would still like him back, and I think deep down he would still like to be back here,'' Reinfeldt said. "It is probably fair to say we both think this would be a good match, but the compensation is still the issue."

RB | Rudi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (illness) returned to practice Saturday, June 2, after missing practice the previous day.

RB | Curtis Martin | New York Jets | Injury News
Mark Cannizzaro, of the New York Post, reports New York Jets RB Curtis Martin (knee) is making plans for his retirement, according to a source. Two other sources said there is no way that Martin will ever try to make a comeback with the Jets.


Wide Receiver

WR | Arnaz Battle | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Arnaz Battle (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, June 7, because of a hamstring injury.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Thursday, June 7, because of an undisclosed injury.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins WR Brandon Lloyd (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, June 7, because of a hamstring injury.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens (finger) participated in practice Thursday, June 7, after skipping most of the Cowboys' organized team activities.

WR | Craig Davis | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers WR Craig Davis (groin) is expected to participate in the team's three-day voluntary minicamp this weekend.

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Greg Bedard, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins WR Ted Ginn Jr. (foot) participated in practice Thursday, June 7.

WR | Robert Meachem | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Jimmy Smith, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton believes WR Robert Meachem (knee) should be ready for the start of training camp. "From a rehabilitation standpoint, the time frame we're looking at is real conducive to getting him back for camp so he doesn't miss any time at all," Payton said.

WR | Matt Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones (quadriceps) returned to practice Wednesday, June 6, after being limited during practice the previous day because of a quadriceps injury.

WR | Reggie Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Reggie Williams (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday, June 6, after being limited during practice the previous day because of a hamstring injury

WR | Ashley Lelie | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
SF49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers WR Ashley Lelie (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 5, because he was experiencing tightness in his quadriceps.

WR | Darrell Jackson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
SF49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers WR Darrell Jackson (toe) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 5, because he is recovering from a toe injury.

WR | Chad Jackson | New England Patriots | Injury News
The Boston Globe reports New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (knee) did not practice Tuesday, June 5.

WR | Amani Toomer | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Amani Toomer (knee) will likely practice once a day during training camp. Toomer said he is "coming along real well" and that his knee is about 70-80%. He said he hopes to participate in individual drills during mandatory minicamp next week.

WR | Roy E. Williams | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions WR Roy E. Williams (hamstring) has not participated in team drills since suffering a mild hamstring injury three weeks ago. However, the injury is not believed to be serious.

WR | Jason Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Jason Hill will compete with WR Ashley Lelie for the starting split end receiver job this season.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall (groin) did not practice Friday, June 1.


Tight End

TE | Marcedes Lewis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (hamstring) took part in the team's offseason practice Tuesday, June 5.

TE | Scott Chandler | San Diego Chargers | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have announced the signing of rookie TE Scott Chandler, a fourth-round draft choice, to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez (foot) did not participate in practice Saturday, June 2, because of a sore foot.

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