NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on January 16, 2008 @ 08:54:28 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Jan. 16, and his status for the AFC Championship Game will be decided later in the week.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 16.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN.com reports Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (thumb) re-injured his thumb during the team's NFC Divisional Round playoff game against the New York Giants.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Steve Reed, of the Gaston Gazette, reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme will be the third highest paid Panther with a base salary of $3.69 million in 2008.


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Jan. 16, and he is considered questionable for the AFC Championship Game.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) will undergo surgery to repair a cracked bone in his wrist.

RB | DeShaun Foster | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Steve Reed, of the Gaston Gazette, reports Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster will be the second highest paid Panther with a base salary of $4.75 million in 2008.


Fullback

FB | Lorenzo Neal | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers FB Lorenzo Neal (fibula) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 16, and he is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game.


Wide Receiver

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) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He will be able to start the NFC Championship Game.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Donte' Stallworth (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 16.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) could miss the 2008 season opener if his knee is not fully healed.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Robert Lee, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss denied allegations Wednesday, Jan. 16, that he seriously injured a woman in Florida. He had a temporary injunction for protection against dating violence. Moss said the allegations were false and stated the accuser was trying to get more than $100,000 from him.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He will continue to be limited during practice this week. He will be able to play in the NFC Championship Game.

WR | Chad Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said the team will not be trading WR Chad Johnson. "There will be no trade of Chad Johnson. He felt he was unduly chastised, ridiculed, we defended him then. ... He is a professional football player. He is a Cincinnati Bengal for quite a while," Leis said.


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) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Jan. 16, and he is a game-time decision for the AFC Championship Game.

TE | Bubba Franks | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He should be available for the NFC Championship Game.


Place Kicker

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding (fibula) practiced Wednesday, Jan. 16, and he also spent time practicing kickoffs for the first time since getting injured.


Defensive Line

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Jan. 16, but he will play in the AFC Championship Game.

DL | Justin Smith | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are trying to re-sign DE Justin Smith, who will be an unrestricted free agent during the offseason.

DL | Marques Douglas | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DL Marques Douglas, who is an impending unrestricted free agent, said he wants to re-sign with the team.

DL | Michael Strahan | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (groin) participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He is not on the injury report for the NFC Championship Game.


Linebacker

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (illness) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 16, but he will play in the AFC Championship 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) was extremely limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He will be able to start in the NFC Championship game.

LB | Lance Briggs | Chicago Bears | Free Agency News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has said he would like to re-sign LB Lance Briggs, who will be an unrestricted free agent during the offseason.

LB | Dhani Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are trying to re-sign LB Dhani Jones, who will be an unrestricted free agent during the offseason.

LB | Landon Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are trying to re-sign LB Landon Johnson, who will be an unrestricted free agent during the offseason.

LB | Tyjuan Hagler | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
Phil Richards, of the Indianapolis Star, reports the Indianapolis Colts have re-signed LB Tyjuan Hagler to a one-year contract worth $1.417 million.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He will be able to start the NFC Championship Game.

CB | Aaron Ross | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Aaron Ross (shoulder) said he is "100 percent" certain he will play in the NFC Championship Game. Ross said he will use a lighter shoulder brace during the game.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (abdomen) participated in some individual drills during practice Wednesday, Jan. 16. He is considered questionable for the NFC Championship Game.


Free Safety

FS | Madieu Williams | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are trying to re-sign SS Madieu Williams, who will be an unrestricted free agent during the offseason.

Facebook Twitter Google +

About KFFL Staff

KFFL, part of USA TODAY Sports, has been turning fantasy sports players into winners since 1996!

We are your one stop for all of your fantasy football, baseball, NASCAR, hockey and basketball needs all year long.

Don't miss these great reports....


What do you think? Sound off!



Recent KFFL releases