NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on June 13, 2008 @ 14:35:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo is focusing on his posture in the pocket, standing taller and settling his feet before throwing passes during the team's offseason workouts. He has also worked on throwing passes from different angles with different motions. "I always felt that if I wasn't working on something or I wasn't trying to enhance your game and take it the next step, why play the game?" Romo said. "It's just not as much as fun if you're not trying to improve upon where you were."

QB | Brady Quinn | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Tony Grossi, of The Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow took a few repetitions in practice Wednesday, June 11. Winslow caught a 40-yard touchdown reception from QB Brady Quinn.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Bruce Gradkowski was on the field Tuesday, June 10, but did not participate in the team drills.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Reuben Frank, of PhillyBurbs.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said QB Donovan McNabb's (shoulder) injured right shoulder is not serious. "It's not a big deal," Reid said. "This isn't a problem. There is no problem." Reid said McNabb has slight tendonitis in his right throwing shoulder.

QB | Jake Plummer | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, The NFL Network reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reached a $3.5 million settlement with free-agent QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers) over his signing bonus.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb is working with the first-team offense during the team's passing camp in QB Donovan McNabb's absence.

QB | Cleo Lemon | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cleo Lemon has struggled in picking up the team's offense during the team's offseason workouts. "Quite frankly, I think Lemon has struggled," head coach Jack Del Rio said. "But we've thrown a lot at him and a lot of decision-making and, defensively, we're throwing the kitchen sink at him."

QB | Chad Henne | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins QB Chad Henne is receiving fewer repetitions than QB Josh McCown and QB John Beck at the team's mandatory minicamp.

QB | John Beck | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins QB John Beck has been evenly splitting first-team repetitions at quarterback with QB Josh McCown.

QB | Josh McCown | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins QB Josh McCown has been evenly splitting first-team repetitions at quarterback with QB John Beck.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson has shown improvement going into his third year in the NFL. "I think he's better in every area from this time last year to where he is now," offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said. "He's made great improvements, and that's a credit to him and how hard he's wanted to work to get better."

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) said Saturday, June 7, his ankle feels great. Brady added, "I've been able to do pretty much everything. I'm still slow. I still can't jump. I still don't lift very much. That hasn't changed."

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (knee) is just four-plus months removed from surgery to repair his torn ACL but has been running at full-speed for a month. He has been taking regular doses of snaps with the first-string offense during workouts at the team's offseason coaching sessions. While he is wearing a brace and is a bit more conscious of the injury, Rivers said there are times he forgets anything is wrong. Rivers is ahead of schedule with the recovery but the team is not going to do anything with him that could result in a setback.

QB | Jay Cutler | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos QB Jay Cutler said he needs to be more patient moving forward - a lot more patient. "I've learned every possession just counts for so much in this league," Cutler said. "I know I can go down the field, but I have to learn to take what's given to me."

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Jason Reid, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell has plenty of homework this offseason while learning the team's new West Coast offense. He noted as a team leader he needs to set a good example.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Rob Reischel, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, who is expected to be the team's starter in 2008, is throwing the short and intermediate routes with zing. He is also throwing deep passes with accuracy and touch during the team's OTAs. His arm, which has received criticism in the past, appears strong enough to make all of the throws necessary in head coach Mike McCarthy's offense. Rodgers no longer holds the ball near his ear and the team has worked extensively on his foot work.


Running Back

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Joe Smith, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham is expected to attend the team's mandatory minicamp next week. General manager Bruce Allen said the team is working on a contract extension with Graham and remains optimistic that everything will work out.

RB | Cedric Benson | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
ESPN.com reports former Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson became an unrestricted free agent after he went unclaimed on waivers. Had a team claimed Benson on waivers, it would have picked up the last two years of Benson's contract, at $820,000 for 2008.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Harvey Fialkov and Kyle Whitehead, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, report Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (knee) participated in 11-on-11 drills Thursday, June 12, for the first time this week. He said his knee felt good and he is eager to participate in the team's training camp.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch (eye) practiced at the team's mandatory minicamp Wednesday, June 11. He is awaiting word on whether he will be charged for his alleged role in a hit-and-run accident. If Lynch is charged, he will likely be able to play most, if not all, of the 2008 season.

RB | Kevin Jones | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports free-agent RB Kevin Jones' (Lions) agent, Blake Baratz, called the Chicago Bears shortly after free-agent RB Cedric Benson (Bears) was arrested for the second time in five weeks. The feedback Jones received through his agent is that the Bears like his ability, but they are in no rush to make a decision.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Jason La Canfora, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis has been working hard during the offseason. Portis has been keeping a proper diet and working out in the weight room harder than he ever has before. He had been a mainstay at the team's training facilities until last week, when head coach Jim Zorn excused Portis for personal matters.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte will enter the team's training camp as the team's possible starter after the release of RB Cedric Benson.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Oakland Raiders coaching staff is expecting roughly 500 rushing yards from RB Darren McFadden this season. However, the team plans to use McFadden in multiple packages.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Oakland Raiders coaching staff would like to see RB Justin Fargas carry the ball roughly 20 times per game this season.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
John Oehser, of Colts.com, reports Indianapolis Colts RB Dominic Rhodes is participating in the team's offseason workouts. "He's the same old guy and our guys are excited to have him back," head coach Tony Dungy said. "He's going to work and bring that energy to work and that's one of the reasons we like him."

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Christopher L. Gasper and Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, report New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (chest) said he is 100 percent healthy. Morris said he is trying to move forward and termed last year's sternum-clavicle separation a "freak deal."


Wide Receiver

WR | Chris Henry | Free Agent Players | Transaction, Free Agency News
ESPNews reports free-agent WR Chris Henry (Bengals) has been suspended for the 2008 season by the NFL.

WR | Chad Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson (ankle, back) ran drills with teammates for about 30 minutes Friday, June 13, then was seen on one knee with his helmet off on the sidelines.

WR | Marcus Vick | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The Associated Press reports free-agent WR Marcus Vick (Dolphins) has been charged with driving under the influence and eluding police Friday, June 13. Vick failed a sobriety test and was charged with a DUI, misdemeanor eluding police, reckless driving and driving on a suspended license. His passenger, Delicia Cordon, was charged with being drunk in public.

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren said he thinks WR Bobby Engram will show up for the team's training camp. "I've mentioned the fact that I thought he would be at training camp, and I still believe that," Holmgren said.

WR | Ronald Curry | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders WR Ronald Curry (foot) looked as if he had never missed any time this offseason during his first workout with the team Thursday, June 12. Curry caught balls in traffic, took some incidental contact, and showed little in the way of rust.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall (arm) is hoping to catch 100 passes in 2008. "I'm there mentally and physically right now," Marshall said. Marshall said his right arm has gotten stronger after suffering nerve damage to it in March. He added, "I feel pretty good. I still have nerve damage, but I'm still going to catch a hundred balls."

WR | David Tyree | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants WR David Tyree (knee/back) was sidelined at the team's practice Thursday, June 12.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, June 11, because of an illness, according to team officials.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) did some light running during practice Wednesday, June 11.

WR | Courtney Taylor | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Courtney Taylor (undisclosed) did not practice Wednesday, June 11, because of an undisclosed injury.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Fantasy
Tom Rock, of New York Newsday, reports New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress was on the sidelines during the team's offseason workout Wednesday, June 11. Burress said it was a business decision that led him to attend the practice. Burress and the team have been in contract negotiations for a long time and he said he would have been able to practice if he was happy with the progress of the negotiations. Burress did not indicate whether he would attend training camp under his current contract.

WR | Joe Jurevicius | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Mary Kay Cabot, of The Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (knee) might not be ready for the start of the season, according to a source close to the situation. Jurevicius has had multiple operations on his knee in the offseason and has been rehabbing at the team's facilities.

WR | Matt Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones (undisclosed) has been dealing with soft-tissue injuries this spring, which have cut into his practice time. Wide receivers coach Todd Monken said, "When Matt's been healthy, I think he's made tremendous strides. I think he's made more contested catches; the possibility of getting hit. I've been excited to see Matt compete."

WR | Mike Walker | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Walker (knee) worked out for the first time this spring last week and has participated in two of this past weekend's four minicamp practices. Walker's surgically-repaired knee has been sound throughout and wide receivers coach Todd Monken said there have been no reports of swelling in Walker's knee.

WR | Josh Reed | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills WR Josh Reed (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, June 10. Reed suffered a twisted knee late last week and showed no ill effects.

WR | Isaac Bruce | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
Daniel Brown, of The Mercury News, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Isaac Bruce (undisclosed) was excused from the team's remaining practices this month.

WR | Arnaz Battle | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
Daniel Brown, of The Mercury News, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Arnaz Battle (undisclosed) was limited in practice Monday, June 9. Battle said he will be around for the team's remaining offseason workouts.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
Larry Holder, of the Sun Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston was absent at the team's offseason workout Monday, June 9. Head coach Sean Payton has not heard from Colston and plans on giving him a phone call.

WR | Marcus Robinson | Retired | Free Agency News
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports free-agent WR Marcus Robinson (Lions) will return to the Chicago Bears facilities to officially retire from the NFL as a part of the team. Robinson spent six of his 10 NFL seasons with the Bears from 1997-2002.

WR | Troy Williamson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Troy Williamson spent extra time Saturday, June 7, practicing on catching passes with his wide receivers coach. Williamson caught just about everything thrown to him during the team's two-day minicamp over the weekend. He was plagued by dropped passes last year with the Minnesota Vikings.

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins WR Ted Ginn Jr. will likely be the team's No. 1 receiver this season.

WR | Dante' Hall | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams WR Dante' Hall (groin) was unable to participate in practice Thursday, June 5.

WR | Hank Baskett | Philadelphia Eagles | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Geoff Mosher, of the News Journal, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Hank Baskett is ready to fight for a job with the team again this summer. "This year, it's a fight again for all those spots," Baskett said. "When you don't have your nameplate up here, that's a bad thing." He feels the versatile role he has played with the team in recent years can help his resume.

WR | Roy Williams | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions WR Roy Williams said the team has not talked to him about a contract extension. He would like to sign a long-term deal but won't make any demands about it.


Tight End

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New York Giants | Injury News
Vinny Ditrani, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (leg) and general manager Jerry Reese were reportedly arguing during minicamp Friday, June 13.

TE | Tony Scheffler | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jake Grilley, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos TE Tony Scheffler (foot) was running routes and catching Thursday, June 12, during tight end and wide receiver drills.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
PackersNews.com reports Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (knee) bruised his knee last week after colliding with a teammate but is not expected to miss a lot of time.

TE | Chris Baker | New York Jets | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports the New York Jets fined TE Chris Baker (back) $3,000 for missing an injury-treatment session at the team's mandatory minicamp last week, according to his agent Jonathan Feinsod. Baker is expected to appeal the fine, saying he did what was required of him. He said he wants to be traded if the team does not renegotiate his deal.

TE | Robert Royal | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills TE Robert Royal (knee) did not participate in the team's minicamp Wednesday, June 11.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Tony Grossi, of The Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow took a few repetitions in practice Wednesday, June 11. Winslow caught a 40-yard touchdown reception from QB Brady Quinn.

TE | Steve Heiden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Tony Grossi, of The Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns TE Steve Heiden (back) was participating in the team's minicamp Tuesday, June 10. However, head coach Romeo Crennel said the team must limit Heiden so he can fully participate in training camp.

TE | Joe Klopfenstein | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams TE Joe Klopfenstein (back) was unable to participate in practice Thursday, June 5.


Place Kicker

PK | Jay Feely | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins PK Jay Feely is confident about what he will accomplish this season. "I am going to be the best kicker in the NFL this year," Feely said confidently. "I don't know any guy on this team that worked harder than me this offseason."


Defensive Line

DL | Kimo von Oelhoffen | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Friday, June 13, that they have agreed to terms with free-agent DL Kimo von Oelhoffen.(Eagles) on a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

DL | Trevor Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agency News
The Associated Press reports the Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with free-agent DL Trevor Johnson (Rams) on a one-year deal Thursday, June 12. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) has been held out of practice the past couple of days as a precaution. He is expected to be ready for training camp.

DL | Domata Peko | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction
Updating a previous report, The Cincinnati Bengals signed DL Domata Peko to a five-year contract extension. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

DL | Justin Harrell | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
PackersNews.com reports Green Bay Packers DL Justin Harrell (back) is not expected to participate in the team's minicamp next week. Head coach Mike McCarthy said he anticipates Harrell returning sometime during training camp. McCarthy stated that he's hopeful Harrell will be 100 percent for the start of training camp.

DL | Johnny Jolly | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
PackersNews.com reports Green Bay Packers DL Johnny Jolly (shoulder) is not expected to participate in the team's minicamp next week. Head coach Mike McCarthy said he anticipates Jolly returning sometime during training camp.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury News
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (undisclosed) was sidelined at the team's practice Thursday, June 12.

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury News
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants DL Justin Tuck (foot) was sidelined at the team's practice Thursday, June 12.

DL | Jason Ferguson | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Harvey Fialkov and Kyle Whitehead, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, report Miami Dolphins DL Jason Ferguson (undisclosed) was excused from the team's offseason workout Thursday, June 12.

DL | Marcus Tubbs | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Marcus Tubbs (knee) did some light running during practice Wednesday, June 11.

DL | Patrick Kerney | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Patrick Kerney (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, June 11, but was pushing a blocking sled on the practice field.

DL | Chris Canty | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys DL Chris Canty signed his one-year, $2.07 million restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, June 11.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Frank Hughes, of The News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Rocky Bernard (toe) participated in team drills Tuesday, June 10. Bernard lined up as a starting defensive lineman.

DL | Tank Johnson | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction
Rick Herrin, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys DL Tank Johnson said he will be CB Pacman Jones' right-hand man when it comes to helping him through his off the field problems. Johnson went through similar problems and was released by the Chicago Bears earlier in his career because of legal problems.

DL | Erasmus James | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins DE Erasmus James (knee) jogged and worked out with physical therapist Larry Hess Monday, June 9. He is rehabbing from a knee injury.

DL | Ray Edwards | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings DL Ray Edwards (back) said his lower back injury is not serious, and he is expected to be ready for training camp.

DL | Ron Edwards | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Kent Babb, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs DT Ron Edwards (groin) missed the team's practice Saturday, June 7. Head coach Herman Edwards said Edwards suffered a minor injury Friday, June 6.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings DT Pat Williams (elbow) has been on the field during minicamp but is doing limited work.

DL | Matt Roth | Miami Dolphins | Depth Chart Tidbit
Harvey Fialkov and Omar Kelly, of the Sun-Sentinel, report Miami Dolphins DE Matt Roth is working as one of the team's starting defensive ends. However, he has also seen some time working at outside linebacker. The coaching staff is trying to gauge Roth's versatility. Roth said his goal is to prove he can be effective as an end in the 3-4 scheme but he is enjoying dropping back into coverage.


Linebacker

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (knee) was held out of some team drills during the team's offseason workout Thursday, June 12.

LB | Antonio Pierce | New York Giants | Injury News
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants LB Antonio Pierce (back) was sidelined at the team's practice Thursday, June 12.

LB | Gerris Wilkinson | New York Giants | Injury News
John Branch, of The New York Times, reports New York Giants LB Gerris Wilkinson (knee) did not participate Wednesday, June 11, at the team's offseason workout. Wilkinson is expected to compete for a starting linebacker spot.

LB | Danny Clark | New York Giants | Injury News
John Branch, of The New York Times, reports New York Giants LB Danny Clark (hernia) did not participate Wednesday, June 11, at the team's offseason workout.

LB | Takeo Spikes | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers are unwilling to pay free-agent LB Takeo Spikes (Eagles) his $2.5 million asking price.

LB | Rosevelt Colvin | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The Associated Press reports the Houston Texans have continued talks with free-agent LB Rosevelt Colvin (Patriots). Colvin visited the team last week.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins LB Rocky McIntosh (knee) jogged and worked out with physical therapist Larry Hess Monday, June 9. He is rehabbing from a knee injury.

LB | Donnie Edwards | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Kent Babb, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards (hamstring) missed the team's practice Saturday, June 7.


Cornerback

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
John Branch, of The New York Times, reports New York Giants CB Sam Madison (hernia) did not participate Wednesday, June 11, at the team's offseason workout.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury News
John Branch, of The New York Times, reports New York Giants CB Corey Webster (quadriceps) did not participate Wednesday, June 11, at the team's offseason workout.

CB | Gary Baxter | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (knee) returned to team drills Wednesday, June 11, for the first time since tearing both patellar tendons in his knee in 2006. He lined up at safety Wednesday, June 11, the first time he has played the position in his career.

CB | Shawntae Spencer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (hip) sat out the team's practice Tuesday, June 10, with a hip flexor and is out indefinitely. Head coach Mike Nolan said Spencer would not be participating in the team's workouts next week because he's getting married.

CB | Pacman Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction
Rick Herrin, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys DL Tank Johnson said he will be CB Pacman Jones' right-hand man when it comes to helping him through his off the field problems. Johnson went through similar problems and was released by the Chicago Bears earlier in his career because of legal problems.

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Bob Brookover, of The Philadelphia Enquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel (hamstring) remained sidelined Tuesday, June 10, for the third straight day with a sore hamstring.

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins CB Carlos Rogers (knee) jogged and worked out with physical therapist Larry Hess Monday, June 9. He is rehabbing from a knee injury.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (knee) missed the team's practice Saturday June 7, after suffering a sprained right knee Friday, June 6. It is unclear how long Mathis will be out, but the injury does not appear to be serious.


Free Safety

FS | John Lynch | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos FS John Lynch (nose) left the team's offseason workout Thursday, June 12, because he took a hit to the nose and thought he broke it.

FS | Mark Roman | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers FS Mark Roman (shoulder) is the likely starter at free safety despite being held out of organized team activities with a shoulder injury. Roman may return to the field some time next week and will be ready for the start of training camp.

FS | Greg Wesley | Kansas City Chiefs | Depth Chart Tidbit
Kent Babb, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs S Greg Wesley said he does not know what is going on but he is still a member of the Chiefs. He was previously told by the team he would be traded or released before minicamp. While he previously said he was done with the Chiefs and would not participate in offseason workouts, he took part in position drills Friday, June 6. Head coach Herman Edwards said they held him out of team drills because he has not practiced with the team in the past two weeks.

FS | Renaldo Hill | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Updating previous reports, Craig Barnes, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins S Renaldo Hill (knee) said he can pretty much do whatever the team wants him to. He seems to be on track for a full return for the start of training camp. Hill is confident the knee will be 100 percent by the time camp opens.

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