NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 11, 2008 @ 07:12:20 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (hamstring) was not on the team's official injury report Friday, Jan. 11.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He is expected to play in the game.

QB | Shaun Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have sent a contract proposal to impending free-agent QB Shaun Hill.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (thigh) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

QB | Trent Green | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Harvey Fialkov, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins QB Trent Green (concussion) said that he has passed all medical tests and hasn't had any concussion-related symptoms for several months. Although he would like to return to the team in 2008, Green added that his return would depend on who the team's new head coach will be. "I've got to see what head coach is in place and what offense they're going to run," Green said.

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre said he is leaning towards returning for what would be his 18th season in the NFL.


Running Back

RB | Ryan Grant | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (stinger) was not on the team's official injury report Friday, Jan. 11.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham wants a contract extension. Graham, who was originally the team's No. 3 running back, started 10 games in 2007 due to injuries to teammates. He rushed for 898 yards and 10 touchdowns, which is tied for third in franchise history. General manager Bruce Allen and Graham's agent said they are talking about a contract extension.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports a San Diego sports marketer claims in a new book that he gave former University of Southern California RB Reggie Bush $300,000 while he was still in college. The book also indicates that USC coaches may have known but there is no actual evidence.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III was limited to 12 carries for 34 yards in the last meeting against the New York Giants. In the first meeting Barber ran for 65 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury during the team's Wild Card playoff game. "Well, you know, I had a little thing. But it wasn't anything special. Once [RB Ahmad Bradshaw] got out there and I saw that he was doing well, there was no need for me to go out there and kill myself," Jacobs said. He participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 9, and is not on the injury report for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.


Fullback

FB | Lorenzo Neal | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers FB Lorenzo Neal (fibula) practiced Friday, Jan. 11, but is listed as questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (foot) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Gonzalez was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Harrison was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Koren Robinson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Koren Robinson (knee) is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (groin) is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | James Jones | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (hamstring) was not on the team's official injury report Friday, Jan. 11.

WR | Chris Chambers | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers WR Chris Chambers (soreness) practiced Friday, Jan. 11, and was not listed on the team's participation report.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (team decision) is not listed on the injury report for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Reggie Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Reggie Williams (back) participated in the team's walk-through Friday, Jan. 11. Williams is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) is listed as questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (calf) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 11. He said he will play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He is listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 11. He is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He will be able to play.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said WR Hines Ward (knee) underwent successful knee surgery this week.


Tight End

TE | Ben Utecht | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (shoulder) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Utecht is listed as questionable but is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) did not practice Friday, Jan. 11. Gates is listed as doubtful and is a game-time decision for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

TE | Kyle Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Kyle Brady (foot) is listed as questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

TE | Kevin Boss | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants TE Kevin Boss (illness) participated in practice Friday, Jan. 11. He is expected to start in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.


Place Kicker

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding (fibula) is listed as probable and is expected to handle field goals and extra points in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.


Defensive Line

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Robert Mathis (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Mathis was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Raheem Brock | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Raheem Brock (rib) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Brock was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Quinn Pitcock | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Quinn Pitcock (groin) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Pitcock was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | John Henderson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL John Henderson (hamstring) participated in the team's walk-through Friday, Jan. 11. Henderson is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Grady Jackson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Grady Jackson (knee) participated in the team's walk-through Friday, Jan. 11. Jackson is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Patrick Kerney | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DE Patrick Kerney (knee) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard (groin) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Jay Ratliff | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys DL Jay Ratliff (knee) participated in practice Friday, Jan. 11. He is not listed on the injury report for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

DL | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Jerry Brown, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs told KTVK's Bard Cesmat he would like to play for the Arizona Cardinals. Suggs, a free agent this offseason, will likely command a big salary and the Cardinals have already said they do not plan to pursue any high-priced free agents.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (knee, hip) practiced Thursday, Jan. 10, and he will play in the team's Divisional Round game Sunday, Jan. 13.

DL | Adam Carriker | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Nick Wagoner, of St.LouisRams.com, reports St. Louis Rams DT Adam Carriker (labrum) suffered a torn labrum during the team's Week 17 game. He underwent surgery and will miss about six months. Head coach Scott Linehan hopes Carriker will be ready for the start of training camp.


Linebacker

LB | Tyjuan Hagler | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler (toe) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Hagler was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

LB | Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB Nick Barnett (hamstring) is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

LB | Marques Harris | San Diego Chargers | Injury News,
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Marques Harris (hand) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Harris was not listed on the team's participation report and should be available to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He may be inactive despite being available to play.

LB | Larry Foote | Pittsburgh Steelers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Larry Foote will compete with LB Lawrence Timmons for a starting job at inside linebacker next season.

LB | LaMarr Woodley | Pittsburgh Steelers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley is expected to start at outside linebacker next season.

LB | Clark Haggans | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agency News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clark Haggans, who is an impending free agent, is not expected to be back with the team next season. Haggans' agent, Jeff Sperbeck, said the Steelers have given him no indication that they will negotiate with Haggans.

LB | Al Wilson | Free Agent Players | Injury News, Free Agency News
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Al Wilson (neck) has been cleared to play in 2008. Wilson missed the entire 2007 season because of neck problems.


Cornerback

CB | T.J. Rushing | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB T.J. Rushing (illness) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Rushing is listed as probable and is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

CB | Will Blackmon | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) is uncertain to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (heel) was not on the team's official injury report Friday, Jan. 11.

CB | Antonio Cromartie | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers CB Antonio Cromartie (illness) did not practice Friday, Jan. 11, but is expected to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

CB | Willie Andrews | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Willie Andrews (elbow) is listed as questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He will likely play in the game.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs (groin) is listed as questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He should be able to play in the game.

CB | Kevin Dockery | New York Giants | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
New York Giants CB Kevin Dockery (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 11. He was using crutches to maneuver through the locker room. He will not play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. CB R.W. McQuarters will take his place.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (abdomen) took part in a few individual drills during practice Friday, Jan. 11. Head coach Tom Coughlin said he will wait to officially rule Madison out, but he will likely not play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. CB Corey Webster will take his place.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (abdomen) took part in a few individual drills during practice Friday, Jan. 11. Head coach Tom Coughlin said he will wait to officially rule Madison out, but he will likely not play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. CB Corey Webster will take his place.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) will start in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, despite being limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.


Strong Safety

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (thigh) is listed as questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He is expected to play in the game.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping SS Troy Polamalu (knee) will not need surgery on his injured knee.


Free Safety

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Antoine Bethea (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 11. Bethea was not on the team's official injury report and is expected to play in the team' Divisional Round playoff game.

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