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  • Tomlin: WR Johnson can't let emotions affect him

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    Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that wide receiver Diontae Johnson needs to work on managing his emotions on the field.

    Nov 28 · ESPN Pittsburgh Steelers Diontae Johnson
  • Austin Seibert Signs With Saints Practice Squad

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    The New Orleans Saints signed veteran kicker Austin Seibert to their practice squad on Tuesday after Blake Grupe injured his groin during practice earlier in the day. Seibert appeared in one game for the New York Jets this season and has previously kicked for the Detroit Lions, Cincinnati Bengals, and Cleveland Browns. For now, the team is calling Grupe's injury minor but Seibert could get elevated from the practice squad for his team's Week 13 game against the Lions if Grupe isn't able to play through the groin issue.

    Nov 28 · Source via New Orleans Saints Austin Seibert
  • Blake Grupe Injures Himself At Practice Tuesday

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    New Orleans Saints kicker Blake Grupe injured his groin during practice on Tuesday and is now listed as questionable for a Week 13 matchup against the Detroit Lions. The injury is being called minor and Grupe still has a chance to play Sunday according to reports, but the Saints still worked out several kickers on Tuesday. That list includes Mason Crosby and James McCourt. New Orleans also signed veteran kicker Austin Seibert to their practice squad. Grupe's ability to get back on the practice field by Friday will be a good indication of his status heading into Week 13. Fantasy gamers rostering Grupe will want to begin thinking about having a backup plan in place in case he doesn't kick on Sunday.

    Nov 28 · Source via New Orleans Saints Blake Grupe
  • Dee Eskridge Misses Practice On Tuesday

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    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Dee Eskridge (ribs) missed practice on Tuesday ahead of his team's Thursday night matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. Eskridge was limited on Monday and his downgrade on Tuesday isn't a great sign as to his availability heading into Thursday night, although it's possible that the Seahawks are just taking it easy on their kick returner. Eskridge's practice status on Wednesday will be a good indication of his status for Week 13 so stay tuned.

    Nov 28 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Dee Eskridge
  • Will Dissly Limited On Tuesday

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    Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly (hip) was upgraded to a limited practice on Tuesday after he didn't practice on Monday. The veteran tight end injured his hip during his team's loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Thanksgiving but he's trending in the right direction ahead of a Week 13 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. Dissly's ability to practice again on Wednesday will be a good sign as to his status heading into Thursday night.

    Nov 28 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Will Dissly
  • Peyton Hendershot Practices Fully Tuesday

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    Dallas Cowboys tight end Peyton Hendershot (ankle) practiced fully on Tuesday ahead of his team's Thursday game against the Seattle Seahawks. Hendershot was designated to return from injured reserve a few weeks back and looks likely to make his return to the field after having not played since Week 3. Hendershot's return to action will likely cut into rookie Luke Schoonmaker's opportunities slightly.

    Nov 28 · Source via Dallas Cowboys Peyton Hendershot
  • Zack Moss To Resume Lead Role In Indy Backfield

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    Indianapolis Colts running back Zack Moss stands to benefit from Jonathan Taylor's thumb injury, starting in Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans. Taylor will have thumb surgery on Wednesday and is expected to miss at least two to three weeks. Moss filled in nicely during the early portion of the season while Taylor was on the Physically Unable to Perform list while recovering from ankle surgery. If Moss is available, fantasy managers should make picking him up off of waivers this week a priority in all formats.

    Nov 28 · Source via Indianapolis Colts Zack Moss
  • Braelon Allen Declares For 2024 Draft

    University of Wisconsin running back Braelon Allen has declared for the 2024 NFL draft. He had almost 3,500 rushing yards in three seasons for the Badgers and is still only 19 years old. In 11 games this season, Allen has 984 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns. He stands at 6-foot-2, 245 pounds and is as tough as they come between the tackles. Despite his size, he has some wiggle to him. Allen is a strong early down back but has had some issues taking care of the football, so that will surely be a concern among NFL teams as they scout him for next year. Allen finishes his career at Wisconsin ranked fifth in program history for career rushing yards with 3,494, which is even more impressive given the fact he didn't become a regular contributor at RB until midway through his freshman season.

    Nov 28 · Source via NFL Draft
  • Will Grier Returns To Patriots Practice Squad

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    The New England Patriots re-signed quarterback Will Grier to their practice squad on Tuesday after they released him this past weekend. It was a bit odd that the Patriots waived Grier from the QB room with Mac Jones being benched yet again in the Week 12 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday. The Patriots didn't even really announce a starter in the lead-up to the Week 12 contest coming out of their bye. After another multi-interception performance and benching after halftime, it would be a surprise if Jones made the starter over Bailey Zappe in Week 13 against the Los Angeles Chargers. The 28-year-old Grier hasn't appeared in an NFL game since 2019, but if things continue to get worse at the position for New England, we could see him in there before the end of the year.

    Nov 28 · Source via New England Patriots Will Grier
  • Micah Parsons Out Sick Tuesday

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    Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons (illness) was added to the Week 13 injury report on Tuesday after he was unable to practice due to an illness. The Cowboys play on Thursday night for the second straight week against the Seattle Seahawks. We'll keep a close eye on Parsons' status for this week's game, but he's likely to suit up. The 24-year-old former Defensive Rookie of the Year continues to be a disruptive pass-rushing force in his third NFL season, as he currently has 11.5 sacks, 40 tackles (22 solo), 13 tackles for loss, 23 QB hits, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery through 11 games. The two-time All-Pro is a must-start in all IDP fantasy leagues if he's active. Check back on Wednesday to see if he's cleared from the final injury report for Thursday's game.

    Nov 28 · Source via Dallas Cowboys Micah Parsons
  • Rico Dowdle Limited Again Tuesday

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    Dallas Cowboys running back Rico Dowdle (ankle) was listed as a limited practice participant on Tuesday for the second straight day this week. Dowdle has been dealing with an ankle injury for the last couple of weeks but hasn't missed any game action. The 25-year-old could end up being questionable for this Thursday's matchup against the Seattle Seahawks, but it would be a surprise if he was ruled out. Dowdle has been pretty efficient as the primary backup to lead back Tony Pollard in 2023, but he's just not seeing enough volume to be a standalone fantasy lineup option. In the Thanksgiving win over the Washington Commanders in Week 12, Dowdle had just three carries for 11 yards but also caught a 15-yard touchdown pass.

    Nov 28 · Source via Dallas Cowboys Rico Dowdle
  • G Gabe Jackson To Visit Panthers

    Gabe Jackson spent the 2021 and 2022 seasons in Seattle, going to the Pacific Northwest after the Raiders shook up a veteran-laden offensive line. The Seahawks opted to cut costs at guard this offseason, however, releasing Jackson in March. No team picked up the nine-year veteran, and the former Raiders mainstay has not been closely […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors Carolina Panthers
  • Shaquille Leonard Leaves Dallas Without A Contract

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    Free-agent linebacker Shaquille Leonard's visit with the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday concluded without a contract, according to a person familiar with the situation. It doesn't mean that the two sides won't agree on something at a later date, but for now he has not signed a contract with the Dallas Cowboys. The three-time Pro Bowler and ex-Indianapolis Colt was never expected to make a quick decision on his next team, and he may be waiting for another visit with an interested club such as the Philadelphia Eagles. The 28-year-old linebacker isn't what he once was after enduring a slew of injuries in recent years, but he can still make some noise and will bring veteran leadership to a defense. Dallas is in need at the position after losing both Leighton Vander Esch (neck) and DeMarvion Overshown (knee) for the year.

    Nov 28 · Source via Dallas Cowboys Shaquille Leonard
  • Lane Johnson Expects To Return In Week 13

    Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson (groin) said that he's feeling good and feels like he will be ready for the Week 13 showdown against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Johnson popped some scar tissue in his groin from last year, which is why he was held out of the Week 12 overtime win over the Buffalo Bills this past Sunday. The 33-year-old was a late addition to the team's injury report after he woke up with soreness in his groin on Sunday, and the Eagles held him out as a precaution. He's currently day-to-day, but if he's able to practice this week without any setbacks, Johnson should return to his starting role at right tackle for an elite Eagles offensive line this weekend. Getting the four-time Pro Bowler back will be good news for the Eagles' offense.

    Nov 28 · Source via Philadelphia Eagles Lane Johnson
  • Cardinals Release Keaontay Ingram

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    The Arizona Cardinals released running back Keaontay Ingram and defensive lineman Ben Stille from the active 53-man roster on Tuesday and released offensive lineman Austen Pleasants from the practice squad. The Cardinals are fully stocked at the running back position now that James Conner is back from Injured Reserve and after the team claimed Michael Carter off waivers from the New York Jets a few weeks ago. The Cardinals also have rookie Emari Demercado currently operating as the No. 3. The 24-year-old Ingram played in eight games (one start) for Arizona this year and had 35 rushing attempts for only 74 yards (2.11 yards per carry) while adding four receptions for an additional 26 yards through the air. Ingram will be hoping to latch on with another team as RB depth.

    Nov 28 · Source via Arizona Cardinals Keaontay Ingram Ben Stille
  • Aaron Rodgers Not Ready To Play Yet

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    New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers (Achilles) gave some updates on his status in his recovery from a torn Achilles on The Pat McAfee Show on Tuesday. "We're not where I can make a decision on playing because, health-wise, I'm improving steadily, but I'm not an ability to play at this point," Rodgers said. His next step will be throwing to teammates and going through the individual part of practice. Rodgers is currently running at 70% of his body weight at 8 mph on an anti-gravity treadmill and is back at the team's facility rehabbing full-time. Whether the 39-year-old future Hall of Famer will return to action in 2023 will come down to how healthy he is and whether the Jets are actually in the battle for a playoff spot. The Jets must first designate Rodgers to return from Injured Reserve, which would open up a 21-day window for him to officially be activated. It could still be a long shot, but if it does happen, he probably wouldn't return until around Week 16.

    Nov 28 · Source via New York Jets Aaron Rodgers
  • Kenneth Walker III Trending Toward Missing Another Game

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    Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he hasn't seen anything this week that shows that running back Kenneth Walker III (oblique) is recovered from the strained oblique he suffered in Week 11. Carroll said that Walker will "have questions" about his availability this Thursday against the Dallas Cowboys. Walker missed the Thanksgiving night loss to the San Francisco 49ers and has been a non-participant at practice on Monday and Tuesday this week. Unless he's able to practice on Wednesday, it's unlikely we'll see Walker play against Dallas, which would open the door for rookie Zach Charbonnet to make his second straight start. The 22-year-old had 14 carries for 47 yards and caught all four of his targets for 11 yards in the loss to the Niners.

    Nov 28 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Kenneth Walker III
  • Vikings To Consider QB Change During Bye Week

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    Josh Dobbs endured his worst performance during his brief time with the Vikings during last night’s loss, and it remains to be seen if he will remain atop the quarterback depth chart after the team’s bye week. Head coach Kevin O’Connell acknowledged changes could be made ahead of Minnesota’s next game. Dobbs was acquired at the trade […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors Minnesota Vikings Joshua Dobbs Kirk Cousins Jaren Hall Nick Mullens
  • Jonathan Taylor To Have Surgery, Hoping To Return In 2-3 Weeks

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    Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor (thumb) will undergo thumb surgery on Wednesday in Los Angeles with the hope that he can return in two to three weeks, according to owner Jim Irsay. We haven't received any other specific details on the nature of Taylor's thumb injury, but it's obviously serious enough to sideline him for at least a couple of weeks. The 24-year-old is coming off a two-touchdown performance in the Week 12 win over the Tampa Buccaneers and has dominated Indy's backfield touches the last four weeks, so it's a big loss for fantasy managers with only several more weeks until the playoffs begin in most leagues. Zack Moss, who was the lead back in Weeks 2-4 with Taylor on the PUP list due to an ankle injury, will now take over primary RB duties for the Colts and will have RB2 upside this weekend against the Tennessee Titans.

    Nov 28 · Source via Indianapolis Colts Jonathan Taylor
  • Ravens OLB David Ojabo Out For Season; Tyus Bowser's Status Remains Uncertain

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    The Ravens had been holding out hope that at least one of David Ojabo or Tyus Bowser would be able to suit up late in the season. The former is now out for the campaign, though, and the latter’s availability remains in the air at this point. Ojabo was diagnosed with a partially torn ACL, head coach John Harbaugh said (via […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors Baltimore Ravens Tyus Bowser David Ojabo
  • Kenyan Drake Released From Browns Practice Squad

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    Veteran running back Kenyan Drake was released by the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday. The 29-year-old signed with Cleveland's practice squad on October 31, but he lasted just under a month with the organization. In a corresponding move, the Browns signed John Kelly Jr., who has been on and off the team's practice squad since 2020. Drake appears to be near the end of his NFL career after stops in Miami, Arizona, Baltimore, and Cleveland.

    Nov 28 · Source via Cleveland Browns Kenyan Drake
  • Vikings To Activate Justin Jefferson From Injured Reserve On Tuesday

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    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (hamstring) will be activated from Injured Reserve to the 53-man active roster on Tuesday. Jefferson has missed each of the team's last seven games after being placed on IR after Week 5 with a hamstring injury. Minnesota is on a bye in Week 13, so his potential return could come against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 14. When Jefferson is active, he's a must-start option in all leagues. His ceiling could be reduced with Joshua Dobbs, Jaren Hall, or Nick Mullen under center, but his upside outweighs the risk. T.J. Hockenson, Jordan Addison, and K.J. Osborn will likely see reduced target shares when the reigning Offensive Player of the Year returns.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Justin Jefferson
  • Jonathan Taylor Could Go On Injured Reserve

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    Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor (thumb) could end up on Injured Reserve after suffering an apparent thumb injury in the Week 12 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Taylor showed no signs of being injured during or directly after the game, but according to Stephen Holder of ESPN, it's a legitimate injury that could sideline him for an extended period of time. Zack Moss becomes a high-priority waiver add, as he was an RB1 in fantasy football through the first six weeks of the season with Taylor out or limited.

    Nov 28 · Source via Indianapolis Colts Jonathan Taylor
  • Cairo Santos Kicks Bears To Victory Monday Night

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    The Chicago Bears were unable to score a single offensive touchdown on Monday night against the division-rival Minnesota Vikings, but they got the win anyway by a score of 12-10 on the strength of kicker Cairo Santos' four made field goals. The 32-year-old veteran did miss one of his kicks but made the other four, including the game-winner with time expiring late in the fourth quarter. Santos wasn't at all on the fantasy radar this year until recently. In the last three games, he's seen a big boost in field-goal chances and has made 11 of his 12 field goals and all three of his extra points. Santos is still a bit of a stretch as a fantasy streamer at the position, but having quarterback Justin Fields back certainly gives him more upside.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears Cairo Santos
  • Ka'imi Fairbairn Making Significant Progress

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    Houston Texans kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn (quadriceps) is eligible to be activated from Injured Reserve after the Week 13 game against the Denver Broncos and he is making significant progress in his recovery from a strained quadriceps, according to sources. Houston waived fill-in kicker Matt Ammendola on Monday, but he's a possibility to rejoin the practice squad. Meanwhile, the team is working out veteran Brett Maher on Tuesday. When healthy, Fairbairn is the Texans' regular kicker. The 29-year-old is in his seventh year with the team and had made 18 of his 19 field-goal tries and all 14 of his extra-point opportunities this year in eight games played before injuring his quadriceps in the Week 9 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Nov 28 · Source via Houston Texans Ka'imi Fairbairn
  • Kenny Pickett Experiencing Ankle Discomfort

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    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said that quarterback Kenny Pickett (ankle) is experiencing "ankle discomfort" that will limit him in the early portions of practice this week. The injury doesn't seem serious enough to cause him to miss the Week 13 game against the Arizona Cardinals, but it's something that bears watching for sure during the week. In the first game since offensive coordinator Matt Canada's firing in the Week 12 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Pickett showed improvement and went 24-for-33 for 278 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. Hopefully, the 25-year-old signal-caller will be able to build on that this Sunday in a solid matchup against the visiting Cardinals. However, his ankle injury could limit his mobility outside the pocket.

    Nov 28 · Source via Pittsburgh Steelers Kenny Pickett
  • K.J. Osborn Secures Three Catches In Monday Night Loss

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    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver K.J. Osborn secured three of his four targets for 34 yards in Monday night's upsetting 12-10 loss to the division-rival Chicago Bears to close out Week 12 action. This was Osborn's last chance for an elevated role in Minnesota's passing attack, but the Vikings offense struggled mightily all night against an inspired Bears defense. It didn't help that quarterback Joshua Dobbs was not on his game and had four interceptions. Minnesota will now go on their bye and All-Pro wideout Justin Jefferson (hamstring) will return from Injured Reserve in Week 14 to face the Las Vegas Raiders. It means that Osborn will be pushed further down the receiving pecking order. He can be dropped in 12-team redraft leagues at this point.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings K.J. Osborn
  • Panthers Remain Confident In Bryce Young

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    The Carolina Panthers fired head coach Frank Reich on Monday after a 1-10 start in his first year with the organization, but they remain confident in their investment in rookie quarterback Bryce Young with the first overall pick in this year's draft despite his play not living up to that billing to this point. "We are totally confident in that pick," owner David Tepper said. The shakeup at head coach midway through his first NFL season won't make life any easier on Young as he tries to put forth positive momentum to close out the 2023 campaign. The 22-year-old also doesn't have many playmakers on the offensive side of the ball in Carolina. Young has completed 61.7% of his passes for 1,877 yards, nine touchdowns and eight interceptions in his first 10 NFL starts. He has a chance to put up some decent numbers this weekend in a divisional clash with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Nov 28 · Source via Carolina Panthers Bryce Young
  • Jonathan Taylor's Status In Doubt Going Forward

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    Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor (thumb), who had a 91-yard, two-touchdown performance in the Week 12 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, suffered a thumb injury that is requiring further evaluation and puts his status in doubt going forward, according to sources. We'll get you up to speed when we know more on the condition of Taylor's thumb, but fantasy managers already scrambling for players not on bye in Week 13 will want to check to see if Zack Moss is available on your league's waiver wire. At best, Taylor should be considered up in the air to play this Sunday against the division-rival Tennessee Titans, and depending on what tests show on his thumb, he could be forced to miss additional time beyond this week. It could be a big blow to the Colts and to fantasy managers hoping to get into the playoffs.

    Nov 28 · Source via Indianapolis Colts Jonathan Taylor
  • Darnell Mooney Catches Two Passes In Week 12 Win

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    Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney faced another unproductive outing in Week 12, securing just two catches on three targets for a mere six yards in the team's narrow 12-10 victory over the Vikings. Despite an 81% snap share, the 26-year-old struggled to leave a mark, extending his streak to three consecutive games with less than five PPR points. Throughout the season, he has only reached double-digit fantasy points twice. Over the last three games, Mooney has managed just five catches on eight targets, diminishing his value across most fantasy formats. Despite the improved passing attack with Justin Fields at the helm, Mooney remains overshadowed by DJ Moore and Cole Kmet in the offensive hierarchy. As the Bears enter their bye week in Week 13 before facing the Lions in Week 14who allow the seventh-most points per game to receiversMooney's fantasy outlook remains uncertain, urging managers to reevaluate his role on their rosters.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears Darnell Mooney
  • Khalil Herbert Rushes For 24 Yards In Week 12

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    Chicago Bears running back Khalil Herbert was limited in the team's Week 12 victory over the Vikings, finishing with just six carries for 24 yards and two catches for 14 yards. Despite the absence of D'Onta Foreman due to an ankle injury, the 25-year-old was expected to shoulder a more significant workload. However, rookie Roschon Johnson took center stage, out-snapping Herbert 51-to-16 and registering 15 touches compared to Herbert's eight. This unexpected development raises concerns about Herbert's role for the rest of the season, particularly given the typical trend of increased involvement for rookies in skill positions as the season progresses. With the Bears on a bye in Week 13 and a matchup against the Lions in Week 14who allow the third-fewest points per game to running backsHerbert's fantasy outlook is uncertain. Fantasy managers are left questioning Herbert's future viability in lineups, emphasizing the need for increased opportunities in the coming weeks.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears Khalil Herbert
  • Justin Fields Totals 276 Yards In Win Over Vikings

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    Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields finished 27-of-37 for 217 passing yards along with 12 rushes for 59 yards in the team's 12-10 win over the Vikings in Week 12. The Ohio State alum was unable to lead the team on any touchdown drives and lost two fumbles, which hurt his overall fantasy output. He ended with just over 10 fantasy points, which is his lowest mark all season in a full game. The 24-year-old has now scored just one touchdown in the last two games after scoring eight touchdowns in his two healthy games prior in Weeks 4 and 5. The Bears are off in Week 13 and will take on the Lions again in Week 14, who allow the 6th-most points per game to quarterbacks this season. Thanks to his rushing upside, Fields remains a low-end QB1 option for the rest of the year.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears Justin Fields
  • Cole Kmet Catches Seven Passes In Win Over Vikings

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    Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet caught all seven of his targets for 43 yards in the team's 12-10 win over the Vikings in Week 12. This was the fourth time this season the Notre Dame alum finished with more than five catches in a game, but he was limited to just 43 yards, and 24 of those came on one reception. The 24-year-old trailed only DJ Moore in targets and has seen seven or more targets in four of the last five games. His production has been pretty stable with both Tyson Bagent and Justin Fields under center, but his ceiling is higher with Fields because of how much Fields elevates the offense's potential. The Bears are off in Week 13 and get the Lions again in Week 14, who allow the 13th-most points per game to tight ends this year. Kmet remains a solid TE1 option going forward.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears Cole Kmet
  • Roschon Johnson Sees Career-High Usage In Week 12 Win

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    Chicago Bears running back Roschon Johnson saw the most usage of his young career in the team's 12-10 win over the Vikings in Week 12. The rookie running back finished with a career-most 10 carries for 35 yards while also catching all five targets for 40 yards. This marked the most opportunities Johnson saw in a game all year and the first time he's seen 10 touches since Week 3. The 22-year-old was the clear leader in the backfield in Week 12, playing 51 snaps to Khalil Herbert's 15. With D'Onta Foreman (ankle) out, Johnson was expected to see some work alongside Herbert but ended up leading the backfield entirely. The Bears have a bye week in Week 13 and face the Lions in Week 14, who allow the third-fewest points per game to running backs.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears Roschon Johnson
  • DJ Moore Totals 114 Yards In Week 12 Win

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    Chicago Bears wide receiver DJ Moore continues to shine alongside quarterback Justin Fields, showcasing his ability in their Week 12 12-10 victory over the Vikings. Moore's impressive performance included 11 receptions on 13 targets, amassing 114 yards. This marked his fourth game of the season surpassing 100 receiving yards and his first with double-digit receptions. The former Panther has consistently excelled with Fields, recording a minimum of 20 PPR points in four of their seven games together, with no fewer than 13 points since Week 1. Looking ahead, the Bears have a bye in Week 13 but are set to face the Lions in Week 14, a team that has allowed the seventh-most points per game to receivers this season. Notably, Moore had a notable 96-yard game against the Lions in their Week 11 clash. Fantasy managers can confidently view Moore as a must-start option as long as Fields remains the starting quarterback.

    Nov 28 · Source via Chicago Bears DJ Moore
  • Giants Expect Daniel Jones To Start In 2024; Team Planning To Add QB In Offseason

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    Winning their second straight game Sunday, the Giants have moved themselves off the top rung for 2024 draft positioning. The Giants, Commanders and Bears sit as eight-loss teams exiting Week 12. Three other squads — the Panthers, Patriots and Cardinals — have at least nine losses, keeping them atop the 2024 draft board entering December. […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors New York Giants Daniel Jones
  • Raiders Waive S Roderic Teamer Following DUI Arrest

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    The Raiders used one of their IR activations on Roderic Teamer ahead of Week 12, but the team did not use the veteran safety in its Week 12 game. A Teamer DUI arrest Saturday night changed his status, and Antonio Pierce confirmed Monday the Raiders have cut the fifth-year safety. Declared out by the AFC […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors Las Vegas Raiders Roderic Teamer Jr.
  • Packers Designate Eric Stokes For Return

    Injuries have now sidetracked two Eric Stokes seasons. After a Lisfranc injury sidelined Stokes midway through last season, and after he rehabbed this year, multiple hamstring ailments led him to the reserve/PUP list. Stokes returned for one game but exited with more hamstring trouble. The former first-round pick logged just four special teams snaps against […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors Green Bay Packers Eric Stokes
  • Vikings Considered Benching Joshua Dobbs Late On Monday Night

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    Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell said the team will "take a look at everything" at quarterback after their bye in Week 13 and also acknowledged he thought about putting Nick Mullens in before Joshua Dobbs' touchdown drive in the tough 12-10 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. "It started to get to the point where I was thinking about what would give us a spark," O'Connell said. Dobbs had done nothing to that point before leading the team's lone touchdown drive and finished with 185 passing yards and four damaging interceptions. The 28-year-old has come back down to Earth after an impressive start to his Vikings tenure. Dobbs probably gives the team the best chance to win over Mullens or Jaren Hall, but he's going to need to clean up the turnovers to keep the job if they give him another start in Week 14 against the Las Vegas Raiders on Dec. 10.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Joshua Dobbs
  • Ty Chandler Deflates After Career Night

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    Minnesota Vikings running back Ty Chandler's recent surge up the backfield depth chart was momentarily stymied in Week 12's dispiriting 12-10 loss to the division-rival Chicago Bears, rushing four times for eight yards with one reception for three yards. Chandler "led" the team in rushing during the first half, running for a scant eight yards on three totes. And the speedy 25-year-old didn't get gain momentum at any point thereafter, either, finishing with a mere 11 scrimmage yards in the contest as a whole. It was a major disappointment for fantasy managers who hoped to catch lightning in a bottle perhaps akin to Keaton Mitchell with Chandler, who looked electric at times in the Week 11 defeat with 110 total yards on 14 touches. The Vikings remain very much committed to lead back Alexander Mattison, who averaged over five yards per carry on Monday for the first time in a game since Week 4. Chandler will be on many fantasy-roster bubbles during a Week 13 bye.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Ty Chandler
  • Alexander Mattison Shows Some Life Against Bears

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    Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison easily led the team in rushing during Monday's dejecting 12-10 loss to the division-rival Chicago Bears, taking 10 carries for 52 yards with two receptions for 11 yards. Mattison didn't stand much of a chance at first-half production, considering Minnesota ran only 22 plays for 76 total yards and failed to convert any of their four third downs. But the 25-year-old Boise State product managed to supply a tolerable fantasy result in the end, as the Vikings were able to sustain drives a bit more effectively during the second half. Perhaps the bigger fantasy story for Mattison was his ability to seemingly extinguish the recent rise of the speedier Ty Chandler, who was relegated to sheer change-of-pace duties with five touches for 11 total yards. Still without a rushing touchdown in 2023, however, Mattison heads on a Week 13 bye as one of the NFL's least impressive lead backs before a meeting with the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 14.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Alexander Mattison
  • T.J. Hockenson Lifts Fantasy Output With Late Score

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    Minnesota Vikings tight end T.J. Hockenson posted his lowest target volume of the season during Week 12's tough 12-10 defeat to the division-rival Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, bringing in five receptions on six targets for 50 yards and one touchdown. Hockenson's first target didn't arrive until deep into the second quarter amid a dormant first half for the Vikings, who eked out just 76 yards of offense during this interval. The 26-year-old two-time Pro Bowler resurrected during the second half, recording all of his production in the final two quarters, which was highlighted by a late 17-yard score that gave Minnesota a temporary 10-9 advantage. Season-long fantasy managers will now need to find a one-week replacement for Hockenson, who finds himself on a bye in Week 13 before returning to action for a Week 14 interconference clash with the Las Vegas Raiders.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings T.J. Hockenson
  • Dolphins To Sign Jason Pierre-Paul Off Saints' Practice Squad

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    Jason Pierre-Paul will be relocating once again. Spending two weeks on the Saints’ practice squad, the veteran pass rusher is headed to Miami. The Dolphins are signing him off New Orleans’ P-squad,’s Ian Rapoport reports. A South Florida native, Pierre-Paul made his Saints debut against the Falcons on Sunday. But New Orleans will not […]

    Nov 28 · Pro Football Rumors Miami Dolphins New Orleans Saints Jason Pierre-Paul
  • Jordan Addison Trending Down Entering Bye

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    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jordan Addison had a rough outing in Week 12's deflating 12-10 defeat to the division-rival Chicago Bears, but he managed a team-high 10 targets with six receptions for 39 yards. Addison nearly made an acrobatic 50-yard catch in traffic on Minnesota's first play from scrimmage, but the ball just popped out as he attempted to complete the process. Two of Addison's targets ended up being Joshua Dobbs interceptions, with one coming on an underthrown pass and another when Addison couldn't corral a bullet pass. It was perhaps a faint conclusion to Addison's run in the spotlight as Minnesota's featured wideout in the absence of Justin Jefferson (hamstring), who is likely to return by the time Dec. 10 comes around against the Las Vegas Raiders. Addison is averaging 4.5 catches (7.5 targets) for 51.0 yards over his last four games, having not found the end zone since netting seven touchdowns in his first eight career outings.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Jordan Addison
  • Joshua Dobbs Comes Back Down To Earth On MNF

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    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Joshua Dobbs' fantasy stock took a nosedive in Monday's damaging 12-10 loss to the division-rival Chicago Bears, completing 22-of-32 passes for 185 yards, one touchdown, and four interceptions with two carries for 11 yards. Dobbs underthrew Jordan Addison for his first pick early in the second quarter, before launching a bullet pass that bounced off Addison's hands for another on the following possession. Dobbs threw a couple more INTs that came on tipped passes, with one arriving after K.J. Osborn couldn't haul one in during the third period and another when a defender got a hand on it early in the fourth. Dobbs finally came to life when he marched the Vikings right down the field for a go-ahead scoring drive on a 17-yard T.J. Hockenson score, but Minnesota couldn't hold on and ultimately fell to 6-6. Dobbs hopes to put this one in the rearview mirror during a Week 13 bye before Weeks 14's matchup with the Las Vegas Raiders.

    Nov 28 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Joshua Dobbs
  • Jake Bobo A Full Participant On Monday

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    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jake Bobo (shoulder) was able to practice on Monday despite popping up on the injury report with a shoulder issue. The 25-year-old has been able to sneak some catches and a couple of touchdowns this season despite seeing no more than two targets in every game but one. He started off the week trending in the right direction, so it seems Bobo is currently in line to take the field as the fourth receiver.

    Nov 27 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Jake Bobo
  • Dee Eskridge Limited At Practice On Monday

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    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Dee Eskridge (ribs) was reported as a limited participant at practice on Monday due to a rib injury. He's appeared in four games so far this season as he's missed some due to injury and others just due to a coach's decision. Eskridge has only been used as a runner, so he hasn't been the most fantasy-relevant receiver. Either way, his status could determine if more snaps can be spread to other receivers.

    Nov 27 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Dee Eskridge
  • Will Dissly A Non-Participant At Practice Monday

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    Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly (hip) did not participate in practice on Monday while he deals with a hip issue. He was able to play in the team's last game against the 49ers on Thanksgiving, but he only saw around 27% of the offensive snaps. Fantasy managers who have some stock in Noah Fant may want to monitor Dissly's status because it could mean some more snaps for Fant in Week 13. Otherwise, Dissly doesn't move the needle either way.

    Nov 27 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Will Dissly
  • Texans Claim DE Derek Barnett

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    Derek Barnett recently saw his Eagles tenure come to an end, but he has not had to wait long to find out his next NFL home. The veteran edge rusher has been claimed off waivers by the Texans, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. In a corresponding move, kicker Matt Ammendola has been waived. Barnett was waived last […]

    Nov 27 · Pro Football Rumors Houston Texans Philadelphia Eagles Derek Barnett
  • Jaguars Place T Cam Robinson On IR

    2:53pm: The Jaguars have indeed placed Robinson on injured reserve per the transactions wire, meaning he will be sidelined for at least four weeks. With five IR activations remaining on the season, Jacksonville will comfortably be able to return him to the lineup when he has recovered. 2:06pm: The Jaguars managed to secure a pivotal win in […]

    Nov 27 · Pro Football Rumors Jacksonville Jaguars Cam Robinson
  • Kenneth Walker III Listed As DNP Monday

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    The Seattle Seahawks listed running back Kenneth Walker III (oblique) as a non-participant at Monday's practice. Walker suffered a strained oblique in the Week 11 loss to the Los Angeles Rams and was subsequently held out on a short week for the Thanksgiving night game against the San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks are hopeful that Walker will be able to return in Week 13 against the Dallas Cowboys this Thursday, but he's probably going to need to return to practice on Tuesday or Wednesday to have a realistic shot at playing. Rookie Zach Charbonnet was the team's clear lead back last week against San Fran with Walker sidelined and would be in line for another big workload in Week 13 against Dallas if Walker misses his second straight game.

    Nov 27 · Source via Seattle Seahawks Kenneth Walker III
  • Joe Burrow Undergoes Successful Surgery Monday

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    The Cincinnati Bengals announced on Monday that quarterback Joe Burrow (wrist) underwent successful surgery on his injured right wrist. "The procedure went as planned and he is expected to make a complete recovery. Joe will return to Cincinnati this week to be with the team and begin the recovery and rehab process," the team said in a statement. Burrow tore a ligament in his right wrist in the Week 11 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and will be forced to miss the rest of what was an injury filled 2023 campaign for the 26-year-old. With better health in 2024, Burrow could be a nice QB1 bounce-back target in fantasy drafts. Jake Browning lost his first game as the starter in Week 12 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and will lead Cincy's offense the rest of the way.

    Nov 27 · Source via Cincinnati Bengals Joe Burrow
  • Bengals Hope Tee Higgins Can Return In Week 13

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    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins (hamstring), who injured his hamstring during practice on Nov. 8 and has missed the last three games, has a chance to play in Week 13 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. It's been a frustrating year for Higgins, who wasn't able to work out a long-term extension with the team before the start of the regular season. He then cracked a rib in Week 4 and missed Week 5. The 24-year-old had his first 100-yard game of the year in his last game in Week 9, and his return would be a big boost to an offense that will be without star quarterback Joe Burrow (wrist) for the rest of the year. However, Higgins' fantasy stock will also be down the rest of the way now that he'll be working with Jake Browning under center when he's back on the field. Higgins could be questionable for next Monday night's game against the Jags, which would make him even more risky for fantasy purposes.

    Nov 27 · Source via Cincinnati Bengals Tee Higgins
  • Rico Dowdle Still Managing Ankle Injury

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    Dallas Cowboys running back Rico Dowdle (ankle) remains on the team's Week 13 injury report as they prepare for another Thursday night game versus the Seattle Seahawks. Dowdle was listed as a limited participant in Monday's practice. He was on last week's practice report as well but played in the Thanksgiving win over the Washington Commanders, handling just three carries for 11 yards and one catch for 15 yards and a touchdown on only nine offensive snaps. The 25-year-old is likely to play this Thursday against Seattle, but he'll likely continue to have a limited role in the backfield as the primary backup to Tony Pollard, who has been much more effective in recent weeks after a slow start in 2023.

    Nov 27 · Source via Dallas Cowboys Rico Dowdle
  • Panthers Fire HC Frank Reich

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    1:15pm: In addition to Reich, a pair of other Panthers staffers have been let go. Running backs coach Duce Staley – who also held the title of assistant head coach – is out, as is quarterbacks coach Josh McCown, Pelissero reports. Both coaches were hired to Reich’s staff in February, adding to the number of highly-regarded voiced playing […]

    Nov 27 · Pro Football Rumors Carolina Panthers Bryce Young
  • Mecole Hardman Jr. Undergoes Successful Surgery

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    Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman Jr. (thumb) said that he had successful surgery on Monday to fix his sprained right thumb. Hardman injured his thumb early in the team's Monday night loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 11 and was placed on Injured Reserve before the club's Week 12 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. In his four games since rejoining the Chiefs after being traded from the New York Jets, Hardman had just eight catches on 10 targets for 41 yards and no touchdowns. The 25-year-old must miss at least four games while on Injured Reserve, but he's now likely to miss the remainder of the 2023 campaign after undergoing surgery.

    Nov 27 · Source via Kansas City Chiefs Mecole Hardman
  • Texans Cut Matt Ammendola

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    The Houston Texans waived kicker Matt Ammendola on Monday and claimed defensive end Derek Barnett off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles in a corresponding move. Fairbairn has missed the last three games after being placed on Injured Reserve due to a strained right quadriceps he suffered in Week 9. Ammendola has kicked in his stead the last three games and went 3-for-6 on field-goal attempts while making all nine of his extra points. The 26-year-old missed both of his field goals in the three-point Week 12 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. If he clears waivers, he's likely to be returned to Houston's practice squad. Fairbairn must miss at least one more game before he's eligible to be activated from IR.

    Nov 27 · Source via Houston Texans Matt Ammendola
  • Quentin Johnston Should Practice This Week

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    Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley indicated that tests on rookie first-round wide receiver Quentin Johnston (ribs) showed nothing serious and that he should be able to practice this week. Johnston injured his ribs in the third quarter of Sunday night's Week 12 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and never returned despite being medically cleared on the sidelines. The 22-year-old finished with just one catch on three targets for seven yards. Johnston has struggled with drops and has failed to live up to his draft pedigree through his first 11 NFL games, catching 21 of his 37 targets for 190 yards and one touchdowns. He hasn't capitalized on an expanded role with Joshua Palmer (knee) on Injured Reserve. Johnston is a hold in dynasty/keeper leagues, but he can't be trusted in starting lineups given his recent play and trouble with dropped passes.

    Nov 27 · Source via Los Angeles Chargers Quentin Johnston
  • David Ojabo Undergoes ACL Surgery

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    Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker David Ojabo (knee) had surgery last week to fix his partially torn ACL, according to head coach John Harbaugh. The hope is that Ojabo is fine and good to go for the start of training camp next summer. The 23-year-old second-round pick in 2022 out of Michigan played in just three games (one start) this year before going down with the season-ending knee injury, and he's played in only five games in his first two NFL seasons due to the injury bug. Ojabo will once again close out the year on Injured Reserve, while veteran Kyle Van Noy and rookie Tavius Robinson serve as linebacking depth for the Ravens the rest of the season.

    Nov 27 · Source via Baltimore Ravens David Ojabo Tavius Robinson Kyle Van Noy
  • Ravens Getting More Comfortable Using Keaton Mitchell

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    Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Todd Monken said that the team is getting more comfortable with rookie running back Keaton Mitchell in different personal groupings. Monken also acknowledged that there is still a learning curve with stuff like pass protection and route-running, but Mitchell's involvement only continues to grow in a crowded backfield that also consists of Gus Edwards and Justice Hill. Mitchell played a team-high 46% of the offensive snaps out of the backfield in Sunday night's win over the Los Angeles Chargers and led the backfield with 11 touches. Edwards and Hill will continue to chip in, but the 21-year-old is trending toward leading this backfield come postseason time and is easily the most explosive back with the most pure upside of the trio.

    Nov 27 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Keaton Mitchell
  • Raiders To Waive CB Marcus Peters

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    After a long-awaited move which sent him to Vegas ahead of the 2023 season, Marcus Peters is on his way out. The veteran corner has been let go by the Raiders, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports. Peters was benched for yesterday’s game against the Chiefs, a move which represented a stark contrast to his usage earlier […]

    Nov 27 · Pro Football Rumors Las Vegas Raiders Marcus Peters
  • Browns Unsure Of Dorian Thompson-Robinson's Week 13 Status

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    Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson (concussion) left Sunday's 29-12 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday late in the second half with a concussion, but the Browns aren't making any firm plans on who will start at QB if he cannot play in Week 13 against the Los Angeles Rams. P.J. Walker replaced DTR on Sunday and went 6-for-13 for 56 yards while fumbling twice, losing one of them. Walker has played in six games (two starts) this year for Cleveland, but he hasn't been very good when called on, and the Browns recently signed veteran Joe Flacco to their practice squad after Deshaun Watson (shoulder) went on Injured Reserve. Flacco might not be much of an upgrade over Thompson-Robinson or Walker, but he has plenty of experience in big games late in the year. We'll have a better idea of DTR's status for Week 13 later this week.

    Nov 27 · Source via Cleveland Browns Dorian Thompson-Robinson
  • Myles Garrett Day-to-Day With Shoulder Injury

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    Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski said that All-Pro pass-rusher Myles Garrett (shoulder) is "sore" with a left-shoulder injury that he suffered in the Week 12 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday and that he is "day-to-day." Garrett was in a sling after the game and said he felt a pop in his shoulder, but apparently he avoided any major damage. It's good news for an already banged-up Browns defense and fantasy managers in IDP leagues, but we'll have to see if he's feeling good enough to play in Week 13 against the Los Angeles Rams. The 27-year-old is a must-start in IDP formats when he's healthy, as he has 13 sacks and 24 solo tackles for Cleveland through 11 games in 2023. Garrett is on pace to set a new career-high in sacks this year after recording 16 in each of the last two years.

    Nov 27 · Source via Cleveland Browns Myles Garrett
  • Dontayvion Wicks Clears Concussion Protocol

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    Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said that rookie wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks (concussion) has cleared the league's concussion protocol. Wicks suffered a concussion in the Week 11 win over the Los Angeles Chargers and was forced to sit out on a short week for the Thanksgiving matchup in Week 12 against the Detroit Lions this past Thursday. The 22-year-old isn't a lock to play in Week 13 against the Kansas City Chiefs, but he should have a good shot at suiting up if he can return to practice this week and avoid any setbacks. He had three catches for a season-high 91 yards in Week 11, but he'll likely remain a hard-to-trust WR4/5 in deeper fantasy leagues as long as Christian Watson, Romeo Doubs and fellow rookie Jayden Reed all remain healthy down the stretch.

    Nov 27 · Source via Green Bay Packers Dontayvion Wicks
  • Packers Unsure If Luke Musgrave Will Play Again This Year

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    Green Bay Packers head coach Matt La Fleur said he doesn't know if rookie tight end Luke Musgrave (kidney) will be able to play again this year, but he isn't ruling him out and credits Musgrave's toughness. The Packers placed Musgrave on Injured Reserve after he suffered a lacerated kidney in the Week 11 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. The earliest he can return will be Week 16, so fantasy managers in single-year formats can probably drop him if you haven't already. Josiah Deguara (hip) didn't play in the Week 12 win over the Detroit Lions either, allowing rookie Tucker Kraft to play 96% of the offensive snaps on Thanksgiving. Kraft had two catches for 15 yards and a touchdown against Detroit and should have an expanded pass-catching role in Musgrave's absence the rest of the way.

    Nov 27 · Source via Green Bay Packers Luke Musgrave
  • 49ers To Host CB Anthony Averett

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    The 49ers have run into injury troubles in the secondary, and a veteran addition could be coming soon as a result. Anthony Averett is set to visit San Francisco, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. Averett was in line to play for the 49ers this season after he agreed to a deal in August which sent him […]

    Nov 27 · Pro Football Rumors San Francisco 49ers Anthony Averett
  • Terron Armstead Week-To-Week With Quad Injury

    Miami Dolphins left tackle Terron Armstead (quadriceps) is considered week-to-week after suffering a quad injury in the win over the New York Jets on Black Friday. The 32-year-old had a stint on the Injured Reserve already this season and seems to be struggling to stay healthy. Despite his four All-Pro selections, he has not played every game in a single season during his 11-year NFL career with the Saints and Dolphins.

    Nov 27 · Source via Miami Dolphins Terron Armstead
  • De'Von Achane's Week 13 Status To Be Determined

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    Miami Dolphins running back De'Von Achane (knee) missed the Week 12 game against the New York Jets. The speedy rookie missed four games on Injured Reserve due to a knee injury and returned in Week 11 against the Las Vegas Raiders. However, he reaggravated the banged-up knee after just one carry in that contest. Head coach Mike McDaniel said Achane was held out of Week 12 due to wanting full confidence in his health and because of a short week. The Texas A&M product could play in Week 13 against the Washington Commanders, but we likely won't have clarity on his status until later in the week.

    Nov 27 · Source via Miami Dolphins De'Von Achane
  • Hendon Hooker Could Practice This Week

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    Detroit Lions quarterback Hendon Hooker (knee) could begin practicing this week. Head coach Dan Campbell said the Lions could activate Hooker from the NFI (Non-football injury and non-football illness) list this week, meaning he'd be eligible to take the field. Hooker has been recovering from a torn ACL that he suffered in late November of the 2022 college football season. The Tennessee product isn't likely to see playing time this year, but he could push veteran Teddy Bridgewater for the No. 2 quarterback job. This offseason, Campbell said Hooker is likely to have a "redshirt" year in 2023, so he will not be a factor in fantasy football unless Goff and Bridgewater get injured.

    Nov 27 · Source via Detroit Lions Hendon Hooker
  • Kenneth Gainwell Logs Just Four Touches In Week 12

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    Philadelphia Eagles running back Kenneth Gainwell rushed two times for 26 yards and caught two of his three targets for 10 yards in the Week 12 win over the Buffalo Bills. Gainwell remains the clear No. 2 running back behind D'Andre Swift, so he's far from a reliable fantasy option. However, the 24-year-old should continue to be stashed as a high-upside fantasy handcuff running back. If Swift has to miss any time down the stretch, Gainwell could be propelled to the No. 1 RB role in one of the league's best offenses.

    Nov 27 · Source via Philadelphia Eagles Kenneth Gainwell
  • Bailey Zappe Fails To Provide Spark In Loss To Giants

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    New England Patriots quarterback Bailey Zappe completed nine of his 14 passing attempts for 54 yards, no touchdowns, and one interception in the Week 12 loss to the New York Giants. The second-year quarterback entered the game to start the second half in relief of Mac Jones, who threw two interceptions in the first half. It remains to be seen who will start for the Patriots moving forward, but neither signal-caller has any fantasy value in single-QB formats. The Patriots host the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 13.

    Nov 27 · Source via New England Patriots Bailey Zappe
  • Roderic Teamer Released By Raiders After Arrest

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    Las Vegas Raiders safety Roderic Teamer is being released by the organization on Monday. Teamer was inactive on Sunday for the game against the Kansas City Chiefs stemming from an arrest that included a basic speeding violation. Now, he will hit waivers where any team can claim him. If he goes unclaimed, he is free to sign with any franchise. The 26-year-old played in just three games this year, racking up five tackles.

    Nov 27 · Source via Las Vegas Raiders Roderic Teamer Jr.
  • Marcus Peters Released By Raiders

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    The Las Vegas Raiders are releasing cornerback Marcus Peters on Monday. The veteran defensive back signed with the Raiders this offseason, but his tenure with the organization is coming to an end after just ten games in the Silver and Black. Peters is a three-time Pro Bowler and has intercepted 33 passes in eight seasons -- most in the NFL during that span. Although he has taken a step back, there could be a few contending teams interested in his services.

    Nov 27 · Source via Las Vegas Raiders Marcus Peters
  • Cam Robinson An Injured Reserve Candidate With Knee Injury

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    Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Cam Robinson (knee) suffered a knee injury in the Week 12 win over the Houston Texans. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Robinson is expected to be sidelined for three-to-six weeks. This makes him a candidate to go on the Injured Reserve list. However, the Jaguars expect him to return for the playoffs. Robinson suffered a season-ending knee injury in Week 15 of last year and missed the first four games of the 2023 season due to a suspension. In his absence, Walker Little will likely protect the blindside of Trevor Lawrence.

    Nov 27 · Source via Jacksonville Jaguars Trevor Lawrence Cam Robinson
  • Rashid Shaheed Unlikely To Play In Week 13

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    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Rashid Shaheed (quadriceps) is unlikely to play in Week 13 against the Detroit Lions after getting hurt early in the Week 12 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The 25-year-old caught two passes for nine yards before exiting and never returning. Top wideout Chris Olave also suffered a head injury and never returned, so the Saints could be extremely short-handed at the position come this Sunday. Michael Thomas (hamstring) is on Injured Reserve. Rookie A.T. Perry and Keith Kirkwoods are speculative pickups in deep fantasy leagues this week, while tight ends Taysom Hill and Juwan Johnson could see an uptick in targets in Week 13 against Detroit if both Shaheed and Olave are out.

    Nov 27 · Source via New Orleans Saints Rashid Shaheed
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster Sees Only Four Targets In Latest Loss

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    New England Patriots wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster caught two of his four targets for a measly 10 yards in the 10-7 loss to the New York Giants in Week 12 on Sunday. Smith-Schuster played a season-high 99 percent of the offensive snaps before the bye in Week 10, but that number dropped to 65 percent with the return of DeVante Parker this Sunday. Smith-Schuster has fewer targets than rookie Demario Douglas, Parker, Tyquan Thornton and running back Rhamondre Stevenson in the loss to New York. Douglas suffered a head injury in Week 12, though, so Smith-Schuster could see more involvement in Week 13 against the Los Angeles Chargers if Douglas isn't cleared to play. Still, the 27-year-old Smith-Schuster will be hard to trust in this inept offense. He has just one touchdown in nine games and has eclipsed 50 receiving yards just once.

    Nov 27 · Source via New England Patriots JuJu Smith-Schuster
  • No Ligament Damage For Baker Mayfield

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    Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Todd Bowles said that the MRI exam on quarterback Baker Mayfield's ankle came back negative for ligament damage, but he's pretty sore on Monday after injuring his ankle on the opening drive of the 27-20 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Mayfield would return to the game and finish 20-for-30 for 199 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. He also fumbled twice, losing one. The 28-year-old may miss some practice time this week, but he figures to be fine to play in Week 13 against the Carolina Panthers, where he'll remain a midrange QB2 for fantasy managers in superflex leagues. Kyle Trask will be waiting in the wings as the backup in case Mayfield has a setback of some sort with his ankle this week.

    Nov 27 · Source via Tampa Bay Buccaneers Baker Mayfield
  • A.T. Perry Catches Just One Pass In Week 12

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    New Orleans Saints rookie wide receiver A.T. Perry scored his first NFL touchdown in Week 10 in the win over the Minnesota Vikings and was expected to be more involved coming out of the bye in Week 12 versus the Atlanta Falcons with Michael Thomas (knee) on Injured Reserve. However, Perry only caught one of two targets for seven yards on Sunday in a game in which both Chris Olave (concussion) and Rashid Shaheed (thigh) were hurt and never returned. It was a disappointing showing for those that picked him up in deeper leagues after Thomas' injury, but it doesn't mean that he won't have a much more substantial role moving forward if one or both of Olave and Shaheed have to miss time. Along with Perry, tight ends Taysom Hill and Juwan Johnson and receiver Keith Kirkwood could see more targets.

    Nov 27 · Source via New Orleans Saints A.T. Perry
  • Tutu Atwell Leads Rams In Receiving In Blowout Win

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    Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Tutu Atwell surprisingly led the team in receiving yards (76) while catching all three of his targets in the 37-14 blowout win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. It was a nice bounce-back performance after he caught just one pass for 17 yards in the Week 11 win over the Seattle Seahawks. Cooper Kupp and rookie Puka Nacua were targeted a combined 13 times, but they managed just seven receptions for 45 yards and no touchdowns in Week 12. The 24-year-old Atwell will continue to see looks as LA's No. 3 wideout, but he's going to need to make big plays down the field like he did this Sunday to capitalize for fantasy managers in deeper leagues. Kupp tweaked his ankle and didn't look 100% against Arizona, so if his injury continues to slow him down, Atwell could benefit.

    Nov 27 · Source via Los Angeles Rams Tutu Atwell
  • D'Ernest Johnson Appears To Have Taken Over No. 2 Role

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    After seeing a season-high eight touches in last week's win over the Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars running back D'Ernest Johnson saw another eight touches in Week 12's 24-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Johnson carried seven times for 19 yards and caught one of his two targets for a 42-yard pickup. He played a season-high 39 percent of the offensive snaps compared to just three percent for rookie Tank Bigsby. Johnson has now played at least 21 percent of the snaps in each of the last three games and appears to have taken over the No. 2 role behind starter Travis Etienne Jr. The 27-year-old is by no means worth a starting lineup spot on his own, but he could be in line for lead-back duties in Jacksonville if Etienne were to go down with an injury.

    Nov 27 · Source via Jacksonville Jaguars D'Ernest Johnson
  • Alec Pierce Hauls In Four Catches In Week 12

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    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Alec Pierce caught four of his six targets for 27 yards in Week 12's 27-20 win over the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The second-year wideout improved over his one-catch outing in Week 10 against the New England Patriots, but his performance was still disappointing nonetheless in a game in which quarterback Gardner Minshew threw the pigskin 41 times. Both Michael Pittman Jr. and rookie Josh Downs had 13 targets apiece, leaving little else for the rest of the team's pass-catchers. Pierce's six targets were third on the team. As long as Downs is healthy and active, Pierce is hard to recommend as a WR4/flex in standard-sized fantasy leagues. He has yet to score in 2023 and has gone over 50 receiving yards just once (in Week 7).

    Nov 27 · Source via Indianapolis Colts Alec Pierce
  • Justin Jefferson Won't Play On Monday Night

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    Minnesota Vikings star wide receiver Justin Jefferson (hamstring) is "very close" to returning from his hamstring injury, according to a source, but the team will play it safe and won't activate him from Injured Reserve to play on Monday night against the Chicago Bears. Jefferson is expected to be 100 percent after next week's bye and should practice fully and play in Week 14 against the Las Vegas Raiders on Dec. 10. The 24-year-old All-Pro wideout has not played since Week 5, but he'll be a must-start when he's back in Week 14 in all fantasy lineups. For fantasy managers that somehow managed to get into the playoffs without him, he'll be returning at just the right time. For one more game, tight end T.J. Hockenson and rookie first-rounder Jordan Addison will serve as Minnesota's top targets.

    Nov 27 · Source via Minnesota Vikings Justin Jefferson
  • Giants Expected To Stick With Daniel Jones

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    New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen said that the expectation is that quarterback Daniel Jones (knee) will be the team's starting quarterback when he is healthy. It won't stop team brass from addressing the QB room in free agency or the draft, though. Schoen mentioned that veteran Tyrod Taylor (ribs) is a pending free agent and undrafted rookie Tommy Devito is under contract. Jones is facing an eight- to 10-month recovery after having surgery to fix a torn right ACL on Nov. 22. The 26-year-old had a disastrous 2023 campaign before suffering a season-ending ACL injury, and he also missed some time with a neck ailment. A terrible and beat up offensive line didn't help, but aside from his rushing ability, Jones hasn't shown much as a passer outside of his solid 2022 season.

    Nov 27 · Source via New York Giants Daniel Jones
  • Broncos Defense Stays Hot, Records Another Three Turnovers

    The Denver Broncos defense during their now five-game winning streak has almost been a night and day difference from the version they were earlier in the year when they allowed a record-breaking 70 points to the Dolphins in Week 3. They held the Cleveland Browns offense to just 12 points in Week 12's 29-12 win on Sunday and forced another three turnovers (three fumble recoveries) in the process. The Browns were rather careless with the football in this one, putting the ball on the ground five times. Along with the three takeaways, Denver's D picked up four sacks and knocked rookie quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson out of the game late due to injury. The Broncos defense has put themselves on the fantasy map due to a whopping 15 takeaways in the last four games, but they'll have a tough challenge on their hands against impressive rookie QB C.J. Stroud and the Houston Texans in Week 13.

    Nov 27 · Source via Denver Broncos Denver Broncos
  • Wan'Dale Robinson Posts Mediocre Stat Line Against New England

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    New York Giants wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson secured four of his five targets for 26 yards in the team's 10-7 victory over the New England Patriots. All those marks were second-best for New York, behind rookie Jalin Hyatt. For the second time all season, Robinson's snap percentage topped 75 percent, but the production didn't reflect that. Quarterback Tommy Devito completed 17 passes on the afternoon for 191 yards, capping the ceiling for the majority of the receiving corps. Robinson remains nothing more than a desperation PPR option for fantasy football managers this season, and should only be rostered in dynasty formats moving forward.

    Nov 27 · Source via New York Giants Wan'Dale Robinson
  • Keaton Mitchell Leads The Ravens Backfield In Win

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    Baltimore Ravens running back Keaton Mitchell received the most carries in the backfield and out-gained everyone in the process in the 20-10 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. The undrafted rookie collected 64 yards on nine carries and caught both of his targets for 25 yards. He received one more carry than Gus Edwards and four more than Justice Hill in this contest. On top of that, he was the most efficient with a 7.1 yards per carry average. Mitchell continues to play his way into more opportunities and will likely remain a key piece after the bye week.

    Nov 27 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Keaton Mitchell
  • Panthers Fire Head Coach Frank Reich

    The Carolina Panthers have let go of coach Frank Reich following the team's loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. The Panthers recorded 10 losses and one win in Reich's short tenure with the team. The defense ranked third-worst in points allowed. On the offensive side of the ball, Carolina is only one spot better. Reich ultimately didn't even make it through one season as the leader of the team. Special teams coordinator Chris Tabor will take over as interim coach. Jim Caldwell is now a special advisor working with the offense. This will be the second straight off-season that Carolina will participate in the coaching carousel.

    Nov 27 · Source via Carolina Panthers
  • Greg Dortch Scores Late Touchdown Versus Los Angeles

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    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Greg Dortch secured just three of his nine targets for 27 yards but scored a touchdown in the team's blowout loss to the Los Angeles Rams. The touchdown came late in the fourth quarter when the game was already decided. Dortch has played 75% of the snaps in each of the last two games due to the absence of Michael Wilson (shoulder). The 25-year-old was a favorite target for quarterback Kyler Murray last season and the pair are picking up right where they left off. Dortch now has 17 targets since Week 11 and will continue to see snaps as long as Wilson remains on the sideline. The Cardinals' defense is one of the worst in the NFL, meaning Arizona will need to throw late to stay competitive. Arizona visits the Steelers in Week 13 before taking their bye week.

    Nov 27 · Source via Arizona Cardinals Greg Dortch
  • Devin Singletary Efficient In Passing Game Against Jacksonville

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    Houston Texans running back Devin Singletary saw his rushing opportunities take a hit with the return of Dameon Pierce but was efficient enough with his receptions to not burn fantasy managers. Singletary converted six carries into 18 yards and six catches into 54. Pierce, the starter before his ankle injury, was given just six total opportunities. The Texans were playing from behind the majority of the afternoon and also ran ten fewer plays than the Jaguars. It was an encouraging sign that Singletary still received the lion's share of the backfield work, even if there weren't a lot of touches to go around. The Texans face the Denver Broncos in Week 13, who allow chunk yardage on the ground. Expect Singletary to be in the RB2 range again for that matchup.

    Nov 27 · Source via Houston Texans Devin Singletary
  • Lamar Jackson Does Enough For The Win Over The Chargers

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    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson may not have put up the best fantasy numbers in Week 12, but he did enough to get the 20-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday Night Football. Jackson completed 18 of his 32 pass attempts for 177 yards and a touchdown while gathering 39 yards on 11 carries. This was the lowest completion percentage of the season for the former MVP, despite playing against a defense that was known for giving up plenty of offense to opposing quarterbacks. He'll head to the bye with a total of 2,618 yards through the air, 13 touchdowns, five interceptions, and 574 yards on the ground with five more scores.

    Nov 27 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson
  • Dalton Schultz Held To One Catch Against Jacksonville

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    Houston Texans tight end Dalton Schultz registered just one catch for two yards in the team's 24-21 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The stat line is especially disappointing since quarterback C.J. Stroud threw for over 300 yards once again. The 27-year-old has just three catches over the last two weeks. With the return of fellow tight end Brevin Jordan off of injured reserve, Schultz was forced to split snaps and routes. He played under half of the snaps and ran just two more routes than Jordan. If that's the case moving forward, Schultz's ceiling will be capped. Schultz will have a chance to rebound against the Denver Broncos in Week 13. Their defense allows the most fantasy points to the position.

    Nov 27 · Source via Houston Texans Dalton Schultz
  • Zay Flowers Finally Finds The End Zone Again In Week 12

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    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Zay Flowers scored the second touchdown of his career against the Los Angeles Chargers en route to the team's ninth win of the season. The speedy rookie finished the game with five catches for 25 yards and a score on eight targets and one carry for 37 yards. His yardage totals haven't been the best, but Flowers continues to see plenty of targets and he is able to break off some huge plays given the chance. After the bye in Week 13, Flowers will likely remain a big part of the offense with Mark Andrews (ankle) sidelined.

    Nov 27 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Zay Flowers
  • Shaquille Leonard Expected To Meet With Dallas

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    Free agent linebacker Shaquille Leonard is expected to meet with the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The 28-year-old was released by Indianapolis earlier this month after logging 65 tackles in nine games. The Cowboys already boast one of the best defensive units in football but have been without linebacker Leighton Vander Esch since October. He likely won't return this season. Leonard is a former All-Pro linebacker and would bring an immediate boost and another veteran presence to the Dallas defense.

    Nov 27 · Source via Dallas Cowboys Shaquille Leonard Leighton Vander Esch
  • Dallas Goedert Pushing To Return In Week 13

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    Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert (forearm) is pushing to play Sunday when the Eagles host the San Francisco 49ers. The tight end has missed two games with a fractured forearm, but a bye week mixed in has given him extra time to recover. If he's not able to make it back against San Francisco, a return for the Week 14 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys seems fairly certain. In his place, the Eagles have been starting Jack Stoll, who hasn't done anything of relevance for fantasy football. Wide receiver DeVonta Smith has been the biggest beneficiary, averaging over 100 yards per game in Goedert's absence. Keep an eye on injury updates throughout the week for Goedert.

    Nov 27 · Source via Philadelphia Eagles Dallas Goedert
  • Trey McBride Continues His Elite Production

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    Arizona Cardinals tight-end Trey McBride corralled seven of nine targets for 60 yards in the Cardinals' Week 12 37-14 loss to the Rams on Sunday. The second-year tight end finished as the team leader in receptions and continues to produce for Arizona and quarterback Kyler Murray. McBride has tallied at least five receptions in four of his last five games and will look to add to his already impressive level of play in the wake of veteran Zach Ertz's (quad) injury. In Week 13, McBride and the rest of the Arizona passing game will head to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers.

    Nov 27 · Source via Arizona Cardinals Trey McBride
  • Marquise Brown Delivers Solid Week 12 Fantasy Showing

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    Arizona Cardinals wide-receiver Marquise Brown brought in six of 12 targets for 88 yards in the Cardinals' 37-14 Week 12 loss to the Rams. Coming into the game, Brown was listed as questionable due to a heel injury but was able to overcome it. He led the team in both receiving yards and targets on the day and showed renewed chemistry with quarterback Kyler Murray. This outing was by far Brown's best game with Murray under center, and something the talented duo will look to build upon. Hollywood and the rest of the Arizona passing game will look to get back on track when they face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 13.

    Nov 27 · Source via Arizona Cardinals Marquise Brown
  • James Conner With Fantasy Dud In Week 12

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    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner rushed six times for 27 yards and brought in four of five targets for five yards in the team's 37-14 Week 12 loss to the Rams on Sunday. With Arizona down 13 points at halftime, much of Conner's day fell victim to game script, as the Cardinals were forced to pass more in the second half. Conner's yardage was a season-low, as he struggled to find solid running lanes en route to putting up a fantasy clunker. The Cardinals also gave additional carries to teammates Michael Carter and Emari Demercado once the game got out of hand, further limiting Conner's opportunities. While this game was a bummer from a fantasy perspective, Conner and the rest of the Arizona offense will look to put this dud behind them when they head to Pittsburgh in Week 13 to take on the Steelers.

    Nov 27 · Source via Arizona Cardinals James Conner
  • Kyler Murray Salvages Day With Rushing Score

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    Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray completed 27 of 45 passes for 256 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions and added a two-yard touchdown rush in the Cardinals' 37-14 Week 12 loss to the Rams. Murray recorded a passing and rushing touchdown for the 18th time in his career, and his final stat line made for an average fantasy day. Even though Arizona lost, Murray's 10-play 75-yard scoring drive was a thing of beauty and proved he's still a consistent high-end QB2 despite the rough day. Additionally, Murray has thrown for at least 200 yards in every game he's played this year. While his rushing has lagged a bit behind recently, he'll look to turn things around in Week 13 when Arizona hits the road to take on the Steelers.

    Nov 27 · Source via Arizona Cardinals Kyler Murray
  • Rashee Rice Arrives, Banks Career-High Figures

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    Just when it seemed like Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice was losing steam, he produced a career-best effort in Week 12's 31-17 win over the Las Vegas Raiders. Rice hit double figures in targets (10) for the first time this year, banking eight receptions and surpassing the century mark (107 yards). Rice's best play of the day saw him take a short pass over the middle to the house on a 39-yard touchdown in the third quarter with K.C.'s offense firing on all cylinders. At long last, it was the breakout game that Rice's fantasy managers had been waiting patiently on for months. It needs to be mentioned that Kadarius Toney (ankle/hip) and Mecole Hardman Jr. (thumb, IR) were both unavailable, which helped unclog K.C.'s hodgepodge wideout rotation and concentrate it more towards a featured role for Rice. He's not yet vaulted completely over the WR3 barrier, but Rice enters Week 13 against the Green Bay Packers with reclaimed momentum.

    Nov 27 · Source via Kansas City Chiefs Rashee Rice
  • Isiah Pacheco Smashes Raiders For Two Scores

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    Kansas City Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco achieved his first career two-touchdown game on the ground in Week 12's 31-17 win over the division-rival Las Vegas Raiders, accumulating 15 carries for 55 yards with five receptions for 34 additional yards. After change-of-pace back Clyde Edwards-Helaire failed to punch it in on a few goal-line carries, Pacheco was summoned to crash his way into the end zone in the second quarter. It appeared Pacheco took a Patrick Mahomes pass for a 14-yard house call during the third period, but he was ruled short of the goal-line, only to cash in another short TD plunge on the ensuing play. Pacheco's receiving numbers were also relieving to see, as the second-year grinding tailback was sitting on negative yardage in this department over his last three displays combined. Pacheco will find himself right back on the RB2 map in a Week 13 road matchup that sees the Chiefs square off with the Green Bay Packers.

    Nov 27 · Source via Kansas City Chiefs Isiah Pacheco
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