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Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Monday, Feb. 3

By KFFL Staff


Quarterback

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agents, Fantasy
The New York Jets are likely to have interest in Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Michael Vick.

QB | Kirk Cousins | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Depth Chart Tidbit
Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins is open to being traded in hopes of becoming a starting quarterback. Cousins has already talked to the team about possibly being moved. One team that could show interest in Cousins is the Cleveland Browns.

QB | Geno Smith | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets general manager John Idzik has spoken recently with QB Geno Smith after off season incidents. "We've talked a lot about when you're in the NFL and when you're a quarterback in the NFL and when you're a quarterback in a big market such as New York, all eyes are on you 24/7," Idzik said. "I think Geno is experiencing this firsthand. I've kept in close contact with him. I think this is part of learning how to deal with those things. We've addressed him. He's addressed them. No concerns really that way. It's how to deal with your celebrity and visibility that goes along with the position."

QB | Ryan Mallett | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings could make a play for New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett. New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was linked to Mallett before the 2011 draft before the Patriots took him, and new offensive coordinator Norv Turner was interested in Mallett prior to the 2013 campaign.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is 12 years, 250 days older than Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson. That is the largest age difference between starting quarterbacks in Super Bowl history.

QB | Blaine Gabbert | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Draft, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert is unlikely to be back with the team, as they have made it known they would like to re-sign QB Chad Henne, and plan to draft at least one, or perhaps two, quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft.

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers was named the 2013 Comeback Player of the Year by The Associated Press Saturday, Feb. 1.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (shoulder, knee) had arthroscopic left knee surgery recently. He also began light tossing in his rehab program from shoulder surgery.


Running Back

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan supported the decision of general manager Dave Caldwell to announced the team would let RB Maurice Jones-Drew hit the free agent market March 11. Khan said Friday, Jan. 31, that he is hopeful a new contract agreement can be reached. "He's a great guy and we're the only team he's played for," Khan said. "But it takes two to tango. Personally, I would love to see him back but it has to make sense for him. Dave has been on the record with what we want to do and that's absolutely true."

RB | Eddie Lacy | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy was named the 2013 Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year.

RB | Joique Bell | Detroit Lions | Free Agents
Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush said he believes re-signing restricted free-agent RB Joique Bell is one of the team's top priorities this offseason. "Yeah, it's important to get him back," Bush said. "He's a great player and he will be in the league a long time. He runs hard and I love having him. That will be an important offseason signing for us."


Wide Receiver

WR | Dexter McCluster | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs would like to re-sign impending free-agent WR Dexter McCluster this offseason but may not be willing to match his asking price.

WR | Golden Tate | Seattle Seahawks | Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks will try to re-sign impending free-agent WR Golden Tate if they have enough money to spend this offseason.

WR | Eric Decker | Denver Broncos | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Denver Broncos plan to allow WR Eric Decker to test the free-agent market in March. The team fears they may lose him in free agency.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to re-sign impending free-agent WR Jerricho Cotchery this offseason.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
The Washington Redskins may not re-sign impending free-agent WR Santana Moss this offseason because he is 34 years old, and the team is looking for an upgrade at the position. Moss could return if the team is not able to find an upgrade.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Branden Albert | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agents
Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent OT Branden Albert could be the Arizona Cardinals' top priority if they decide to pursue a left tackle this offseason.

OT | Zach Strief | New Orleans Saints | Free Agents, Fantasy
ESPN.com analyst Mike Triplett speculates New Orleans Saints RT Zach Strief may depart via free agency. Triplett said Strief was excellent this past season and was the Saints' most consistent lineman from start to finish. He also believes Strief could start at right tackle for just about any team in the league.


Guard

OG | Louis Vasquez | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos OG Louis Vasquez (rib) suffered a rib injury during Super Bowl XLVIII.

OG | Roberto Garza | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears impending free-agent OG Roberto Garza remains hopeful a deal can be reached to return to the team. General manager Phil Emery said he would like the veteran back.


Defensive Line

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Free Agents
The New York Giants are expected to meet with the agent for impending free-agent DE Justin Tuck later this month. The team may not be able to re-sign Tuck because of their salary cap situation.


Defensive End

DE | Greg Hardy | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said he hopes to be team will be able to re-sign impending free-agent DE Greg Hardy this offseason. "We met the other day on our salary cap, and there are some things we have to do, obviously. We talked about free agency, but we most certainly would love to have Greg back. He's a big part of what we did this year. It'd be hard to imagine doing things without him," Hardy said.


Linebacker

LB | Shaun Phillips | Denver Broncos | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos expect to re-sign impending free-agent LB Shaun Phillips this offseason.

LB | Von Miller | Denver Broncos | Transaction
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller will get to keep his $1 million signing bonus that the team was attempting to get back after Miller was suspended for the first six games of the season.

LB | Donald Butler | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The San Diego Chargers and ILB Donald Butler are mutually interested in a contract extension despite Butler missing 23 of 66 games with the team. The team appreciates the mentor status Butler has with LB Man'ti Teo.

LB | Luke Kuechly | Carolina Panthers | Transaction
Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly was named the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year by The Associated Press Saturday, Feb. 1. He was the league's Defensive Rookie of the Year last season.


Cornerback

CB | Richard Sherman | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (ankle) said he suffered a high ankle sprain during Super Bowl XLVIII.

CB | DeAngelo Hall | Washington Redskins | Free Agents
The Washington Redskins have begun contract negotiations with impending free-agent CB DeAngelo Hall. Hall has expressed a desire to re-sign with the team.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Transaction
Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman was chosen as the Walter Payton Man of the Year at the NFL Honors Saturday, Feb. 1. He has impacted countless people in the Chicago area through his Cornerstone Foundation, and he and his wife have helped build a school in Cambodia, and sponsored children through the Urban Promise program in New Jersey. He also participated in the USO Tour in Iraq, and volunteered with the USO of Illinois on Thanksgiving to serve meals to local troops and provide soldiers tickets to home games in 2013.

CB | Alterraun Verner | Tennessee Titans | Free Agents
The Washington Redskins could show interest in Tennessee Titans impending free-agent CB Alterraun Verner if he is available during free agency, but he may be too expensive to sign because he is expected to have multiple suitors.


Free Safety

FS | T.J. Ward | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns may not be interested in placing the franchise tag on impending free-agent FS T.J. Ward because they likely would not be interested in paying him around $8 million next season.


Offensive Coordinator

OC | Norv Turner | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings could make a play for New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett. New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was linked to Mallett before the 2011 draft before the Patriots took him, and new offensive coordinator Norv Turner was interested in Mallett prior to the 2013 campaign.

OC | Kyle Shanahan | Cleveland Browns | Transaction
The Cleveland Browns have hired former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new offensive coordinator.



 


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