Posts Tagged ‘Antonio Bryant’

Bucs WR Bryant doubtful to play vs. Bills

Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant, who’s still recovering from offseason knee surgery, is listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game vs. the Bills.

Thursday injury reports: Houshmandzadeh sits

The Thursday injury reports have been filed around the league, so we’ll pass along some of the names that caught our attention, including T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Kevin Walter and Pierre Thomas.

Preseason fantasy risers and fallers

Here’s a look at my preseason fantasy risers and fallers. If you’re not ranking Chad Ochocinco ahead of Brandon Marshall now, you’re missing something!

Injury concerns for two high-profile receivers

Pro Bowler Steve Smith was carted to the locker room with a right shoulder injury during Panthers training camp. X-rays were negative.

The Buccaneers announced that WR Antonio Bryant has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will undergo arthroscopic surgery. Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the preseason.

Roundup: Skins RB Betts closing in on job

The Washington Post is reporting that Redskins RB Ladell Betts has been told by coaches that he will play more this season, in an attempt to decrease the workload of Clinton Portis. Betts will likely be the team’s third-down back.

Peterson falls to third in latest experts fantasy draft

Fantasy football drafts are starting to heat up as NFL teams open training camp in preparation for the 2009 season. Michael Fabiano discusses his most recent expert league draft, one that saw him land Adrian Peterson without holding the No. 1 pick.

Rate Fabiano’s latest expert league draft

Check out the results of fantasy guru Michael Fabiano‘s latest experts draft, and then tell him if he’s got a good team or if he’s headed for a long season.

Buccaneers reach agreement with Clayton

With Tampa Bay needing to use up some of its salary-cap space, the Buccaneers and WR Michael Clayton reached agreement on a five-year, $24 million deal that includes $10.5 million worth of guaranteed money.

Fantasy spin: Bucs release Dunn, Galloway

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released five players on Wednesday, a list that included Warrick Dunn and Joey Galloway.

Dunn, 33, was able to make an impact for fantasy leaguers last season, finishing with 47 receptions and 1,116 yards from scrimmage. While his best statistical seasons are in the rearview mirror, Dunn should land with a club that needs a third-down back.

Fantasy spin: Bucs franchise WR Bryant

NFL Network’s Adam Schefter reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed their franchise tag on WR Antonio Bryant. A fantasy sleeper in his first season with the Bucs, Bryant came out of nowhere to produce 83 receptions for 1,248 yards and seven touchdowns.

Chargers tag RB Sproles as franchise player

The Chargers took a major step to resolve their running back issues. They designated Darren Sproles as their franchise player, which will limit his free-agent options but guarantee him $6.621 million for the 2009 season.

Bucs plan to use franchise tag on WR Bryant

Flush with salary-cap space, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to designate wide receiver Antonio Bryant their franchise player by Thursday.

Garcia, Bucs heading for a breakup

Jeff Garcia doesn’t believe he will be back in Tampa Bay after the Buccaneers re-signed fellow QB Luke McCown. Garcia texted the Tampa Tribune and told the newspaper that the team hasn’t reached out to him.

Change is coming in Tampa Bay

The Buccaneers are $45 million under the salary cap, which could signal a lot of change coming to Tampa Bay.

Bad half for Texans WR Johnson

Andre Johnson was held without a catch in the first half against Oakland. Why is it that he goes for 207 yards and a touchdown in the week I faced him?

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