NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 4, 2008 @ 06:18:42 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (wrist) is not listed on the injury report for the team's wild-card playoff game.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (quadriceps) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 4, and is a game-time decision for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Young was better but did not go full speed in practice.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard recorded a passer rating of at least 100.0 in seven games this season, which is a career-high. He has also thrown multiple touchdown passes in five of his last six games.

QB | Josh McCown | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The San Jose Mercury News reports QB Josh McCown (Raiders) is an unrestricted free agent.

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell (knee) will not play in the team's wild-card playoff game.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress described the team's quarterback situation as "fluid," and said he has not begun his evaluations of impending free agents and draft prospects. Childress said he was pleased with the progress made by QB Tarvaris Jackson.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 2, and is considered probable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.


Running Back

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) is listed as probable for the team's wild-card playoff game.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 4. He is listed as questionable for the team's wild-card playoff game.

RB | Chris Brown | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB Chris Brown (back) participated in practice Friday, Jan. 4. He is expected to play in the team's wild-card playoff game.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (leg) practiced Friday, Jan. 4, and is listed as probable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (knee) underwent surgery Thursday, Jan. 3, to repair the anterior cruciate ligament of his right knee. Jones began the rehab process Friday, Jan. 4, and is expected to be out four to six months. He is expected to be ready for the start of training camp in July 2008.

RB | Najeh Davenport | Pittsburgh Steelers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Najeh Davenport could return kickoffs if CB Allen Rossum (hamstring) does not return kicks during the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

RB | Justin Fargas | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The San Jose Mercury News reports RB Justin Fargas (Raiders) is an unrestricted free agent.

RB | Maurice Morris | Seattle Seahawks | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris may see more playing time than RB Shaun Alexander in the team's wild-card playoff game because Morris is faster and more versatile than Alexander.


Wide Receiver

WR | Joey Galloway | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (shoulder) practiced Friday, Jan. 4, and is expected to play during the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (calf) is listed as questionable for the team's wild-card playoff game.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness from a facemask penalty in the team's Week 17 game. Hester grabbed the facemask of New Orleans Saints CB Jason Craft.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 4, but is expected to start the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (back) practiced Friday, Jan. 4. Head coach Tom Coughlin said Moss is making progress and could play in the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

WR | James Thrash | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR James Thrash (ankle) is listed as questionable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 4, and is listed as probable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

WR | Jerry Porter | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The San Jose Mercury News reports WR Jerry Porter (Raiders) is an unrestricted free agent.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Rick Herrin, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 3.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Adam Schefter, of The NFL Network, reports the Cincinnati Bengals intend to restructure WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh's contract. He currently has one year left on his deal.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 3. He will be able to play in the team's wild-card playoff game and may start in the game.

WR | Roydell Williams | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports Tennessee Titans WR Roydell Williams (ankle) is out for the season after breaking his ankle in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2. Williams is expected to have surgery Thursday, Jan. 3.

WR | Bobby Wade | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said WR Bobby Wade (undisclosed) will have surgery during the offseason. Childress described the surgery as a "tuneup."


Tight End

TE | Kyle Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Kyle Brady (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Jan. 4.


Place Kicker

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding (leg) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 4. He will be limited to attempting field goals during the team's wild-card playoff game. PK Dave Rayner will handle the kickoffs during the game.


Defensive Line

DL | Albert Haynesworth | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Albert Haynesworth (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Jan. 4. He is listed as probable for the team's wild-card playoff game.

DL | Ty Warren | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots DL Ty Warren (undisclosed) was present during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Jan. 4.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (ankle, hip) practiced Thursday, Jan. 3, and he will play in the team's Wild Card game.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard (groin) participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 3. He will be able to play in the team's wild-card playoff game.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said DT Pat Williams (undisclosed) will have surgery during the offseason. Childress described the surgery as a "tuneup."


Linebacker

LB | Cato June | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Cato June (foot) did not practice Friday, Jan. 4, and is considered doubtful for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

LB | Marques Harris | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Marques Harris (hand) participated in practice Friday, Jan. 4. He will be able to play in the team's wild-card playoff game.

LB | Mike Peterson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (hand) is listed as out for the team's wild-card playoff game.

LB | Kawika Mitchell | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants LB Kawika Mitchell (knee) practiced lightly Friday, Jan. 4, but is listed as questionable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

LB | Randall Godfrey | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Randall Godfrey (abdomen) participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 3.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 2, and is considered probable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.


Cornerback

CB | Asante Samuel | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Asante Samuel (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Jan. 4.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (abdomen) did not practice Friday, Jan. 4, and is unlikely to play in the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

CB | Deshea Townsend | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Deshea Townsend (foot) practiced Friday, Jan. 4, and is listed as probable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (ankle) returned to practice Friday, Jan. 4, but is listed as questionable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game.

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The San Jose Mercury News reports CB Nnamdi Asomugha (Raiders) is an unrestricted free agent.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said CB Antoine Winfield (undisclosed) will have surgery during the offseason. Childress described the surgery as a "tuneup."


Strong Safety

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) returned to practice Friday, Jan. 4, but is listed as questionable for the team's Wild Card Round playoff game. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Polamalu was a game-time decision.


Free Safety

FS | Reggie Nelson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars FS Reggie Nelson (thigh) is listed as probable for the team's wild-card playoff game. He will likely play in the game.

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