NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 14, 2008 @ 07:08:16 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (knee) has a sprained MCL in his right knee and is expected to undergo an MRI Monday, Jan. 14. Rivers is unlikely to practice all week and will likely be a game-time decision for the AFC Championship Game.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) completed 26 of 28 passes, which set an all-time single-game completion percentage record by completing 92.6 percent of his passes. Brady also threw three touchdown passes tying him for second with former QB Dan Marino for consecutive playoff games with a touchdown pass.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo went 18-for-36 passing for 201 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. Romo is 0-2 in the playoffs as a starter in his career.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning went 12-for-18 passing for 163 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning was 33-for-48 for 402 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions during the team's Division Round loss Sunday, Jan. 13.

QB | Billy Volek | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (knee) was 14-for-19 for 264 yards with three touchdowns and one interception during the team's Divisional Round win Sunday, Jan. 13. He suffered a damaged right knee in the third quarter and was replaced by QB Billy Volek.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard was 22-for-33 for 278 yards with two touchdowns and one interception Saturday, Jan. 12.

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre was 18-for-23 for 173 passing yards with three touchdowns during the team's Divisional Round victory over the Seattle Seahawks Saturday, Jan. 12.


Running Back

RB | Felix Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Updating a previous report, Joe Schad, of ESPN.com, reports University of Arkansas RB Felix Jones will forego his senior season and enter the 2008 NFL Draft.

RB | Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 34 yards on six carries in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson's (knee) MRI results revealed Tomlinson has a hyperextended knee. He said he feels like he will be able to play in the team's AFC Championship Game.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney carried the ball 22 times for 122 yards and a touchdown. It was Maroney's first career postseason 100-yard game and is the third-best postseason rushing game in team history.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs rushed for 54 yards and one touchdown on 14 carries in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III rushed for 129 yards and one touchdown on 27 carries in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He got the start ahead of RB Julius Jones.

RB | Steve Slaton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Joe Schad, of ESPN.com, reports West Virginia RB Steve Slaton said Sunday, Jan. 13, he will enter the NFL Draft. Slaton said the NFL advisory committee projected him as a second-round pick.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai had 13 carries for 43 rushing yards and nine receptions for 67 receiving yards Sunday, Jan. 13.

RB | Kenton Keith | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Kenton Keith (undisclosed) was shaken up during the team's playoff game versus the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Jan. 13.

RB | Ryan Grant | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant had 27 carries for 201 rushing yards with three rushing touchdowns Saturday, Jan. 12.


Fullback

FB | Lorenzo Neal | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers FB Lorenzo Neal (fibula) is expected to be availalbe to play in the team's AFC Championship Game. The team chose not to activate Neal for the Divisional Round playoff game due to the play of FB Andrew Pinnock. It is uncertain who will be the starter for the game against the New England Patriots.

FB | Leonard Weaver | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agency News
Ryan Divish, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Leonard Weaver will be a restricted free agent this offseason.


Wide Receiver

WR | Mario Manningham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
The Associated Press reports Michigan WR Mario Manningham has decided to enter the 2008 NFL Draft.

WR | Koren Robinson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Koren Robinson (knee) played in the team's Divisional Round playoff game but did not play as much as expected. He should be available to play in the NFC Championship 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) played in the team's Divisional Round playoff game and appeared to come out of the game with no problems. He will be available to play in the NFC Championship Game.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agency News, Fantasy
Ryan Divish, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

WR | Amani Toomer | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants WR Amani Toomer caught four passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) caught two passes for 30 yards in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens (ankle) caught four passes for 49 yards and one touchdown in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne caught seven passes for 76 receiving yards with one touchdown Sunday, Jan. 13.

WR | Roy Williams | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions WR Roy Williams is on the bubble to return to the team. The team could use Williams as trade bait since Williams will likely leave when he becomes a free agent in 2009.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker caught nine passes for 54 receiving yards with one touchdown Saturday, Jan. 12. He also had one carry for 13 rushing yards.

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram caught six passes for 67 yards with one touchdown Saturday, Jan. 12.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
CBS Sports reports Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) will start the team's Divisional Round game Sunday, Jan. 13.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) is unlikely to practice all week and is likely a game-time decision for the AFC Championship Game.

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten caught seven passes for 81 yards in the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark caught six passes for 95 receiving yards with one touchdown Sunday, Jan. 13.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson caught two passes for 12 yards Saturday, Jan. 12. Both of his receptions in the game were touchdowns.


Place Kicker

PK | Josh Brown | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agency News
Ryan Divish, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks PK Josh Brown will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.


Defensive Line

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DL Jamal Williams (ankle) is considered day-to-day but should be available to play in the team's AFC Championship Game.

DL | Luis A. Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (ribs) was injured during the first quarter of the team's Divisional Round playoff game. Castillo finished the game and appeared to come out of it fine. He is considered probable and should be available to play in the team's AFC Championship Game.

DL | Michael Strahan | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (groin) left the team's Divisional Round playoff game early because of a strained groin, but was able to return. He is not expected to miss practice Wednesday, Jan. 16.


Linebacker

LB | Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB Nick Barnett (hamstring) started in the team's Divisional Round playoff game. He will start in the NFC Championship Game.


Cornerback

CB | Antonio Cromartie | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers CB Antonio Cromartie (knee) is suffering from soreness in his knee but is considered probable for the team's AFC Championship 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) did not play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game because of a foot injury. His status for the NFC Championship Game is uncertain.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) started in the team's Divisional Round playoff game and appeared to come out of the game with no problems. He will be available to play in the NFC Championship Game.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (abdomen) did not play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game because of a strained abdominal muscle. He may be able to participate in non-contract drills during practice this week.

CB | Aaron Ross | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Aaron Ross (shoulder) may not be able to practice this week after suffering a dislocated shoulder during the team's Divisional Round playoff game. His arm was in a sling after the game.

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agency News
Ryan Divish, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.


Strong Safety

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (thigh) recorded his seventh postseason interception as a Patriot, which is a franchise-record.


Free Safety

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts S Bob Sanders (shoulder) has returned to the field in the team's playoff game versus the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Jan. 13.

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