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    • DeMarco Murray listed as questionable
      DeMarco Murray (hand) is listed as questionable for Week 16 after getting in a third straight limited practice on Friday.

      Advice: This was expected. It's also expected that Murray will be active and start Sunday's game versus the Colts. Fantasy owners should continue to monitor the situation and have Murray handcuffed with Joseph Randle, but it would be a major surprise if DeMarco weren't out there with the ones for Sunday's game. Rotoworld.com
      37 minutes ago
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Stanton might back up Lindley vs. Seahawks
      Cardinals coach Bruce Arians suggested Friday that Drew Stanton (knee) could be active for Sunday's game versus Seattle to serve as Ryan Lindley's backup.

      Advice: Arians confirmed Lindley will start. Stanton is dealing with ACL and MCL sprains in his knee, but the Cardinals obviously have very little confidence in rookie Logan Thomas. We still don't see any scenario where Stanton plays. Rotoworld.com
      39 minutes ago
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Anthony Barr done for season
      Vikings SLB Anthony Barr underwent knee surgery on Friday and is done for the season.

      Advice: We suspect it's a routine scope, and Barr will be healthy well in advance of the offseason conditioning program. The ninth overall pick in last May's draft, Barr had an excellent rookie season, piling up 70 tackles, four sacks, and two forced fumbles across 12 games. Pro Football Focus gave Barr strong marks for both his pass rush and run defense. Turning 23 in March, Barr has a bright future as a versatile edge presence in Mike Zimmer's defense. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 11:09 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      5.96 (618th)
    • Robbie Gould listed as out for Week 16
      Bears K Robbie Gould (quadriceps) has been ruled out for Week 16.

      Advice: Gould will be replaced by Jay Feely in Sunday's clash with Detroit Rotoworld.com
      Today, 11:00 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      7.31 (1758th)
    • Ike Taylor listed as doubtful
      Steelers LCB Ike Taylor is listed as doubtful for Week 16.

      Advice: The fantasy moneymaker will join SS Troy Polamalu (knee) on the sideline. 34-year-old Taylor is battling injuries to his knee, shoulder, and arm. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 10:57 am
       
      Doubtful
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.07 (1736th)
    • Eddie Lacy listed as probable for Week 16
      Eddie Lacy (eye) is listed as probable for Week 16.

      Advice: Goggled or not goggled, Fat Eddie is a top-five RB1 Sunday at Tampa Bay. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 10:51 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • Joe Haden listed as questionable
      Browns LCB Joe Haden (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Week 16.

      Advice: Haden got very little practice work in during the week, but indications out of Cleveland still seem more optimistic than pessimistic. Officially, he'll likely be a game-time call. Kelvin Benjamin would get a very nice matchup boost if Haden could not play Sunday at Carolina. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 10:50 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.53 (1739th)
    • Drew Stanton 'does nothing' in practice
      Drew Stanton (sprained ACL, MCL) "did nothing" during the portion of practice that is open to the media Friday.

      Advice: The Cardinals listed Stanton as "limited" in Thursday's practice, but there's no way he's playing on Sunday Night Football. Perhaps the Cards were trying to create the illusion he might start ahead of a division game versus Seattle. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 10:32 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Juwan Thompson returns to practice Friday
      Juwan Thompson (hip, knee) returned to Broncos practice on Friday.

      Advice: The Broncos play Monday night, so they won't announce injury statuses until Saturday. But Thompson looks on track to back up C.J. Anderson against the Bengals. His workload is unclear with Ronnie Hillman possibly returning. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 10:22 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.28 (2516th)
    • DeAngelo Williams expected to miss Week 16
      Panthers coach Ron Rivera indicated Friday that DeAngelo Williams (questionable, hand) will not play Sunday at Cleveland.

      Advice: Rivera left open the possibility of Williams being active on game day as an "emergency back," but he's not going to be a factor unless other running backs get injured during the game. Jonathan Stewart is an RB2 against the Browns' weak run defense. Mike Tolbert will be second in line for backfield work. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 10:08 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • Jonathan Stewart will make start vs. Browns
      Coach Ron Rivera announced Jonathan Stewart will start Week 16 against the Browns.

      Advice: DeAngelo Williams (hand) will only be used in an "emergency," leaving Stewart to handle another 20-plus carries against a suspect Cleveland run defense. With Cam Newton back under center, it should open up more running lanes than Stewart saw with Derek Anderson in Week 15. Stewart is in the RB2 discussion. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 9:51 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      10.09 (70th)
    • Corey Washington needs to practice better
      Coach Tom Coughlin said Corey Washington needs to practice better and do more on special teams to earn more offensive snaps.

      Advice: With the Giants' season lost, Washington played just one snap last week against the Redskins and 54 in total as a rookie. "Do a better job on the practice field. Do a better job all around," Coughlin said. "He does have to, obviously, become better at his job." Coughlin says Washington knows the offense well enough to play. But he remains behind Kevin Ogletree. Washington remains a player worth holding in deeper Dynasty leagues after dominating the preseason. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 8:07 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2190th)
    • DeMarco Murray (hand) expected to play Sun.
      ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cowboys have left the decision to play Week 16 against the Colts up to DeMarco Murray (hand), "in which case he will definitely opt to play."

      Advice: Murray's going to give it a go Sunday. He has an outside shot at netting 2,000 rushing yards -- he currently sits at 1,687 -- and is said to have a high pain tolerance. Murray's broken bone is in his left (non-dominant) hand. If he suits up, owners have to play him. Murray is having an historic season and has a plus Week 16 matchup against a leaky Colts run defense. We can't expect Murray to carry it 30 times, but 20-plus touches is doable. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 7:56 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Eddie Lacy (eye) says he's 'very blind'
      Speaking Thursday, Eddie Lacy (eye) said he's "very blind" and may have to wear goggles for Week 16 against the Bucs.

      Advice: Lacy's eye is irritated due to an issue with his contact lens. He hopes to be able to wear contacts for the game Sunday, but left the door open for him to pull off the Eric Dickerson look. Either way, Lacy's status for Week 16 isn't in serious question, though he and James Starks could split work more evenly than last week. Lacy is currently our No. 5 running back for fantasy title week. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 6:35 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • Jags DT Roy Miller needs meniscus surgery
      Jaguars DT Roy Miller has been diagnosed with a torn meniscus, and requires surgery.

      Advice: It's poor timing for a player who just signed a four-year, $16.25 million extension, but isn't a major injury. Miller should be a full participant in the Jags' offseason program. Miller is a run plugger, nothing more, nothing less. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 9:07 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      1.71 (654th)
    • Marcedes Lewis scores touchdown in vicotry
      Marcedes Lewis caught 2-of-3 targets for six yards and a touchdown in the Jags' Week 16 win over the Titans.

      Advice: Lewis' score came on a well-executed fade in the second quarter. It was his first touchdown since Week 2. Going on 31, Lewis is signed for a hefty $6.65 million next season. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 9:05 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.13 (224th)
    • Storm Johnson rushes for three yards
      Storm Johnson rushed three times for three yards in the Jags' Week 16 win over the Titans.

      Advice: The seventh-round rookie was a distant third on the depth chart behind Toby Gerhart and Jordan Todman. Johnson could be in for a bigger role in Week 17 if Gerhart is sidelined by his rib injury. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 9:03 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.27 (1759th)
    • Jordan Todman totals 76 yards versus Titans
      Jordan Todman rushed five times for 71 yards and a touchdown in the Jaguars' Week 16 win over the Titans, adding two catches for five yards.

      Advice: Todman had the play of the night in the fourth quarter. With the Jags running a fake reverse, Todman took the handoff, made one cut and was off to the races for a 62-yard touchdown. Todman showed serious speed in housing his first score of the year. He could be in for a bigger role in Week 17 if Toby Gerhart (ribs) can't go. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 9:01 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.61 (2399th)
    • Drew Stanton surprisingly back at practice
      Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (sprained ACL, MCL) returned to practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

      Advice: It's an eye-brow raiser, but there's still little reason to believe Stanton will be ready to return just 10 days after spraining his knee. The Cardinals are likely just trying to confuse the situation for the Seahawks. It is a sign, however, that Week 17 could be a realistic possibility. Stanton's status will be updated on Friday, but we fully expect Ryan Lindley to be under center for Week 16. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 4:19 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Roy Miller leads Jags' Week 16 inactives
      Jaguars declared DT Roy Miller, WR Tommy Streeter, CB Teddy Williams, CB Jeremy Harris, S Matt Daniels, OG Tyler Shatley and DE Andre Branch inactive for Week 16 against the Titans.

      Advice: Miller just signed a four-year, $16.25 million extension on Tuesday, but is battling a sprained knee. As previously reported, Blake Bortles (foot) is ready to go as the Jags' quarterback on Thursday Night Football. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 3:59 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      1.71 (654th)
    • Juwan Thompson (hip, knee) sidelined Thurs.
      Juwan Thompson (hip, knee) was sidelined Thursday.

      Advice: Thompson's status for Monday Night Football appears uncertain. If he can't go, Ronnie Hillman (foot) may finally be ready to return as C.J. Anderson's backup. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 2:46 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.28 (2516th)
    • DeMarco Murray (hand) practices on Thursday
      DeMarco Murray (hand) practiced for the second-consecutive day on Thursday, getting in a limited session.

      Advice: Murray was officially listed as "DNP" on Wednesday even though he was observed by the assembled media as practicing. Either way, Murray continues to get reps, and has even been catching passes with his left hand wrapped up. It sure seems like the Cowboys expect him to suit up against the Colts, though it's possible he'll officially be a game-time decision. Murray comes with much more risk than usual for the fantasy finals, but owners in season-long leagues have to play him if he's active. Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar will form a committee if Murray can't go. More of a pass catcher than Randle, Dunbar's role figures to be bigger than usual even if Murray plays. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 12:40 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • D-Will gets in another 'limited' practice
      DeAngelo Williams (hand) remained limited in Thursday's practice.

      Advice: Barring a setback, D-Will should return after a two-game absence, though the Panthers aren't sure how he'll fare in the passing game. In theory, he'll cut into Jonathan Stewart's workload, but we wouldn't be surprised if Williams is nothing more than a breather option for J-Stew, who has run well in Williams' absence. D-Will is not on the fantasy radar for Week 16. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 11:39 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • Eddie Lacy (eye) remains limited on Thursday
      Eddie Lacy (eye) remained limited on Thursday.

      Advice: Lacy's health is not a concern for the fantasy finals. He's locked in as a top-five RB1 for Week 16. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 11:29 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • Joe Haden (shoulder) not yet practicing
      Browns LCB Joe Haden (shoulder) has yet to resume practicing.

      Advice: Haden was riding a stationary bike at Thursday's session. That's a sign he's yet to be ruled out for Sunday's game against the Panthers. With the Browns fighting for a .500 record or better, they'd undoubtedly let Haden suit up even if he doesn't practice this week. His status will be updated in the next 48 hours. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 10:30 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.53 (1739th)
    • DeAngelo Williams limited on Wednesday
      DeAngelo Williams (hand) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

      Advice: Williams is on track to return this week after sitting out the last two games. He'll cut into Jonathan Stewart's workload, but won't be a fantasy option. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 12:20 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • Eddie Lacy (eye) limited Wednesday
      Eddie Lacy (eye) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

      Advice: The Packers listed Lacy with an eye injury, so this isn't related to his hip issue. With 100 total yards in seven straight games, Lacy is locked in as an RB1 for Week 16 against the Bucs. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 11:49 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • DeMarco Murray participating in practice Wed.
      DeMarco Murray (hand) participated in Wednesday's practice.

      Advice: Murray had his left (non-dominant) hand wrapped after breaking it last Sunday, but went through all of the individual drills and caught some passes out of the backfield. We believe Murray is going to try to play Week 16 against the Colts with the Cowboys having a chance at home-field advantage for the playoffs. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 9:30 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Jags sign DT Roy Miller to 4-year extension
      Jaguars signed DT Roy Miller to a four-year, $16.25 million contract extension through 2018.

      Advice: A 2009 third-round pick of the Bucs going on 28 years of age, Miller has started 28 games since the beginning of last season, operating as a run plugger. He's been roughly league average through 492 snaps this season, but has graded out negatively in Pro Football Focus' ratings. Miller is not an impact player. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 10:37 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      1.71 (654th)
    • Report: Jags close to extension w/ Roy Miller
      A source tells the Florida Times Union that the Jaguars are close to a contract extension with DT Roy Miller.

      Advice: A third-round pick of the Bucs in 2009, Miller inked a two-year deal with the Jaguars prior to last season and was scheduled to reenter free agency in March. He's rotated on the interior of coach Gus Bradley's defense the last two years. Miller has 30 tackles and one sack across 14 starts this season. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 9:17 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      1.71 (654th)
    • Jerry Jones expects game-time call on DeMarco
      Jerry Jones said DeMarco Murray (hand) will likely be a game-time decision for Sunday's home matchup against the Colts.

      Advice: The reports out of Valley Ranch Tuesday morning have been rosy, with both Bryan Broaddus of the team's official site and ESPN's Ed Werder reporting optimism. Murray underwent surgery on his left (non-dominant) hand Monday night and can't do any more damage by playing through it. This is also a borderline must-win game for the Cowboys' playoff hopes. We should have a good idea on Murray's status by Friday afternoon, but official word might not come until at 3pm ET Sunday ahead of the 4:25pm ET kick. Joseph Randle is a priority insurance add. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 9:01 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Werder confirms DAL thinks DeMarco can play
      ESPN's Ed Werder confirms the Cowboys "believe" DeMarco Murray (hand) can play in Sunday's game against the Colts.

      Advice: This jibes with a Tuesday morning tweet from DallasCowboys.com's Bryan Broaddus, who said the "early thinking" is Murray will suit up as a full-go -- not insurance. Werder adds that Murray's injury is "easily tolerated" and although the fracture in his left (non-dominant hand) won't heal fully for six weeks, there's no additional risk in playing. Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar should still be scooped off the waiver wire just in case. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 6:26 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • 'Early thinking' is DeMarco Murray will play
      According to DallasCowboys.com's Bryan Broaddus, the "early thinking" is DeMarco Murray (hand) will play in Week 16 against the Colts.

      Advice: A former longtime Cowboys and NFL scout, Broaddus is as plugged-in as anyone covering the team. Cowboys VP Stephen Jones stated on Sirius XM Radio Monday that Murray faced an "uphill battle" to face Indianapolis, but that may have been gamesmanship ahead of arguably the biggest game of Week 16. It's worth noting that Murray's band surgery on his hand was performed on his left hand. Murray primarily carries the ball with his right hand. The injury could affect him in pass protection and as a receiver, but Murray should be all systems go as a ball carrier against the Colts. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 4:45 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Bears K Gould among MNF inactives
      Bears declared K Robbie Gould, S Chris Conte, OL Michael Ola, DE Trevor Scott, DT Brandon Dunn, QB David Fales, and CB Terrance Mitchell inactive for Monday night's Week 15 game against the Saints.

      Advice: Jay Feely will handle kicking duties for the second straight week with Gould battling a quad injury. DT Jay Ratliff (knee) is active and will start on the inside. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 4:21 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      7.31 (1758th)
    • 'Uphill battle' for DeMarco to play Week 16
      Cowboys VP Stephen Jones conceded on Sirius XM Radio Monday that it will be an "uphill battle" for DeMarco Murray to play Sunday versus Indianapolis.

      Advice: We've seen more upbeat reporters on Murray's chances of playing elsewhere on the internet, but indications coming directly from the team are less optimistic. Jones expressed confidence Murray would play in Week 17 against the Redskins. But it sounds like Joseph Randle is the favorite to start this week against the Colts. Indy has one of the league's leakiest run defenses, and the Cowboys would be facing them at home in a potential shootout. Randle would become a plug-and-play RB2 in fantasy championship week. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 2:19 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • DeMarco needs hand surgery, status uncertain
      DeMarco Murray is undergoing Monday surgery to repair a broken band in his left hand, but has yet to be ruled out for Week 16.

      Advice: Murray is specifically dealing with a broken fourth metacarpal. The injury is to his non-ball carrying hand. Per reporter Todd Archer, Emmitt Smith suffered a similar injury in his playing days, and missed only one game. It's clearly not a long-term concern, but the Cowboys will be in a world of trouble if they lose to the Colts on Sunday. For now, owners should consider Murray truly day to day. If Murray can't go, Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar will form a committee in his absence, with Randle likely handling early downs and Dunbar getting passing work. Even if Murray suits up for Week 16, it's possible he'll be limited. Brittle through the first three years of his NFL career, Murray's first injury of 2014 couldn't be worse timed, though the Cowboys have been tempting fate with his massive workloads. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 11:38 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Joe Haden (shoulder) considered day to day
      Browns LCB Joe Haden (shoulder) is day to day.

      Advice: Haden's Monday MRI apparently delivered good news. The Browns are an extreme long-shot to make the playoffs — they'd need the Chiefs and Chargers to tie in Week 17 — but they'll undoubtedly push their best defender to play this weekend as they strive for a .500 season. Haden's health is extra important since Justin Gilbert (concussion) is also banged up. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 10:26 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.53 (1739th)
    • DeMarco Murray scores twice against Eagles
      DeMarco Murray had 31 carries for 81 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday night's Week 15 win over the Eagles.

      Advice: Both of Murray's touchdowns came at the goal-line, but he was otherwise held in check. Murray wasn't involved in the pass game this week, adding just one catch for three yards. He now needs to average 157 rushing yards over the Cowboys' final two games to reach 2,000 for the season. Murray will be a top-three running back play against the Colts in Week 16. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 9:16 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      23.36 (2nd)
    • Juwan Thompson carries four times in win
      Juwan Thompson rushed four times for 14 yards in Sunday's Week 15 win at San Diego.

      Advice: Thompson oddly lost two breather back carries to Jeremy Stewart. Regardless, no one is unseating C.J. Anderson, who piled up 29 more carries Sunday. Thompson will be fighting with Ronnie Hillman for scraps in Week 16. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 4:58 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.28 (2516th)
    • Marcedes Lewis goes 2-22 in Week 15 loss
      Marcedes Lewis caught two passes for 22 yards in the Jaguars' Week 15 loss to the Ravens.

      Advice: He was targeted three times, but dropped his other pass on 2nd-and-8 to kill the Jaguars' opening possession. Lewis is best used as a blocker and not as a pass catcher at this stage of his career. He's a TE3. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:32 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.13 (224th)
    • Joe Haden doesn't think injury is serious
      Joe Haden has told teammates he doesn't think the shoulder injury he sustained Sunday is serious.

      Advice: Haden will undergo an MRI, which will reveal the final word here. The elite corner did not return to Sunday's ugly loss to the Bengals after going down in the second quarter. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:27 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.53 (1739th)
    • J-Stew gets 23 touches in Week 15
      Jonathan Stewart managed 73 yards on 22 carries and caught a six-yard pass in the Panthers' Week 15 win over the Buccaneers.

      Advice: Stewart lost a fumble in scoring position in the third quarter, making this a mediocre fantasy performance when it could've been an excellent one. Stewart again fumbled in the fourth quarter, but thankfully recovered it. Stewart deserves to keep the Panthers' feature back job for Week 16 against the Browns, but we can't guarantee it. DeAngelo Williams (hand) is tentatively due back. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:26 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      10.09 (70th)
    • Eddie Lacy only Packer to show up Sunday
      Eddie Lacy rushed 15 times for 97 yards and a touchdown and caught two balls for 11 yards in the Packers' Week 15 loss to Buffalo.

      Advice: He's now gone over 100 total yards in seven straight games. Amid concerns regarding his Week 14 hip bruise, Lacy got the start and dominated Buffalo's defense in the early going. By the 14:14 mark in the second quarter, he had eight rushes for 72 yards and a touchdown. The Packers were forced to throw the football after falling behind, limiting Lacy's second-half rushing work. James Starks finished with just five touches to Lacy's 17. Lock in Lacy as an RB1 entering a Week 16 date with the Buccaneers. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 1:26 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • Joe Haden done for day with shoulder injury
      Browns LCB Joe Haden suffered a right-shoulder injury in Cleveland's Week 15 game against the Bengals, and will not return.

      Advice: Haden ambled to the locker room in the second quarter, and was officially ruled out after halftime. It's a huge blow for a Browns team that's had everything to wrong in Johnny Manziel's first start. Haden had given up a few completions to A.J. Green, but was going toe to toe with Cincy's No. 1 receiver. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 11:46 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.53 (1739th)
    • Mort: Drew Stanton (knee) likely out 4 weeks
      Appearing on Sunday NFL Countdown, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Drew Stanton (knee) is likely to miss four weeks.

      Advice: Stanton has sprained ACL and MCLs, which means they're partially torn. The four-week timetable would put Stanton back for the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Arizona desperately needs to win the NFC West and clinch a first-round bye, though we don't believe the talent gap between Stanton and Ryan Lindley is as great as some are making it out to be. Both players are very mediocre. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 9:42 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • DeAngelo Williams is inactive for Week 15
      DeAngelo Williams is inactive for Week 15 against the Bucs.

      Advice: Jonathan Stewart will draw a full workload against the Bucs. The rest of the Panthers inactives: QB Cam Newton, G Amini Silatolu, CB James Dockery, S Robert Lester, OT David Foucault and DT Micanor Regis. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:52 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • Eddie Lacy (hip) active for Week 15 @ Buffalo
      Eddie Lacy is active for Week 15 at Buffalo.

      Advice: Beat writers expect Lacy to share the workload with James Starks, but the Packers were hoping to divvy up the workload even before he suffered a hip bruise. Lacy is a borderline RB1 against a sagging Bills run defense. The Packers' Week 15 inactives are QB Scott Tolzien, CB Davon House, LB Carl Bradford, C Garth Gerhart, TE Justin Perillo, WR Jeff Janis, and DT Bruce Gaston. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:38 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • Robbie Gould (quad) listed questionable
      Bears K Robbie Gould (quad) is listed as questionable for Week 15.

      Advice: Gould practiced on a limited basis after sitting out last week. Jay Feely will handle kicking duties if he doesn't return against the Saints. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 1:14 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      7.31 (1758th)
    • Lacy, Starks expected to share carries @ BUF
      ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky expects there to be a 50-50 timeshare between Eddie Lacy (hip, probable) and James Starks Week 15 against the Bills.

      Advice: Demovsky said the plan was to split work between Lacy and Starks even before Lacy hurt his hip late in the Packers' win over the Falcons on Monday night. In a tough matchup and with an uncertain workload, Lacy is more of an RB2 for the fantasy semifinals. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 9:51 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • DeAngelo Williams unlikely to play Sunday
      DeAngelo Williams (questionable, hand) might be able to play in an "emergency situation" on Sunday against the Bucs.

      Advice: In other words, he won't play unless the Panthers face an emergency. Coach Ron Rivera confirmed Friday Jonathan Stewart will get the start, and he should be a borderline every-down back in a game that should either be close or in Carolina's favor enough that OC Mike Shula is able to ride his running game with volume. Stewart is a quality RB2/flex play against Tampa Bay. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 12:03 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • Cardinals calling Drew Stanton 'week to week'
      The Cardinals are calling Drew Stanton "week to week" with sprains of his ACL and MCL.

      Advice: He's essentially out indefinitely, and perhaps could return in the playoffs, though we wouldn't count on Arizona making it far enough for Stanton to play in January. The Cardinals' quarterback situation will remain murky entering a Week 16 date with Seattle. Ryan Lindley is the tentative favorite to start. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 10:08 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Packers list Eddie Lacy probable for Week 15
      Eddie Lacy (hip) is probable for Week 15 against the Bills.

      Advice: Lacy is fine for Sunday, but coach Mike McCarthy hinted at a split between Lacy and James Starks in the backfield. Lacy gets a bump down the ranks for Week 15. He faces a tough run defense at less than 100 percent and in a likely time split. Lacy is our No. 10 running back for fantasy semifinals week. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 9:54 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • Report: Drew Stanton has sprained ACL, MCL
      Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 reports Drew Stanton suffered a sprained ACL and Grade 2 MCL sprain in Thursday night's Week 15 game against the Rams.

      Advice: It could be worse, but it sounds to us like Stanton's season is over, though that could change depending on how far Arizona advances in the playoffs. Heck, Philip Rivers played with a torn ACL a few years ago. Ryan Lindley sits atop the depth chart for the Cardinals, with Logan Thomas No. 2. Expect the Cardinals to add another quarterback to the roster by Monday. Thomas isn't ready for the NFL. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 9:39 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Drew Stanton (knee) undergoing Friday MRI
      Drew Stanton (knee) will undergo an MRI on Friday.

      Advice: Whereas it was immediately apparent that Carson Palmer's knee injury was serious, the Cardinals apparently aren't sure what they've got in Stanton's. They also aren't sure if they'll be going with third-year pro Ryan Lindley or fourth-round rookie Logan Thomas if Stanton is out for Week 16. Coach Bruce Arians said Lindley's "experience" was the deciding factor in going with him on Thursday evening. Whoever starts will be getting thrown to the wolves vs. Seattle. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 9:54 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Drew Stanton leaves game with knee injury
      Drew Stanton was forced from Arizona's Week 15 game against the Rams with a right-knee injury, and will not return.

      Advice: Stanton could put no weight on his leg before being carted to the locker room. It's possible his season is in doubt. Stanton was replaced by recent practice-squad signee Ryan Lindley, and not fourth-round rookie Logan Thomas. Stanton was struggling mightily before departing, completing just 12-of-20 passes for 109 yards. Stanton was routinely throwing behind his pass catchers, often hanging them out to dry against the Rams' ferocious defense. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 7:29 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2423rd)
    • Jonathan Stewart upgraded to 'full' Thursday
      Jonathan Stewart (hip) was upgraded to "full" on Thursday.

      Advice: With DeAngelo Williams (hand) expected to miss his second-straight game, J-Stew can be fired up as an RB2 against the Bucs' leaky defense. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 3:14 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      10.09 (70th)
    • Eddie Lacy (hip) hints he could miss Week 15
      Speaking Thursday, Eddie Lacy (hip) hinted he could miss Week 15.

      Advice: Lacy said he's making progress, but that there's "still some things I need to figure out." Lacy said there are hurdles he must clear, and that he doesn't want to put the Pack at a disadvantage if he "can't play effectively." Lacy said he has "no idea" if he'd be at risk of further injury if he played. All together, the comments paint a pessimistic picture of Lacy's Week 15 status, especially considering the Packers' notoriously conservative medical staff. A solid Friday practice could change everything, but for now, Lacy owners need to have James Starks on speed dial. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 12:23 pm
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • D-Will (hand) expected to miss another game
      Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects DeAngelo Williams (hand) to miss Week 15.

      Advice: "Probably" was Rivera's answer when asked if D-Will was another week away despite his Thursday return to practice. "Probably" from a coach equals "absolutely" in regular English. It's music to the ears of Jonathan Stewart owners, as he can be safely fired up as an RB2 against the Bucs. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 11:39 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • McCarthy: Eddie Lacy (hip) 'making progress'
      Speaking following Thursday's practice, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Eddie Lacy (hip) is "making progress."

      Advice: Lacy was officially "limited" on Thursday, but did "little to nothing" in the estimation of beat writer Rob Demovsky. Demovsky wonders if Lacy's injury is "more of an issue than originally thought." What Lacy is able to do on Friday will be key. For now, owners can keep him penciled in as their RB1, but need to be readying a back-up plan. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 11:26 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      15.95 (13th)
    • DeAngelo Williams back at Panthers practice
      DeAngelo Williams (hand) returned to Panthers practice Thursday.

      Advice: It puts Williams on track to return for Week 15 against the Bucs, which deflates Jonathan Stewart's balloon. Williams has shown nothing to warrant the amount of playing time he gets, but the Panthers love splitting the work between Williams and Stewart. We'd love to see Stewart get another 20-plus carries. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 9:08 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • DeAngelo Williams still sidelined
      DeAngelo Williams (hand) remained sidelined at Wednesday's practice.

      Advice: The Panthers continue to call Williams day-to-day. Jonathan Stewart owners selfishly hope Williams misses Week 15 against the Bucs, allowing Stewart to handle feature-back duties. Williams' status will be updated again Thursday. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 9:22 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      4.14 (1913th)
    • Steelers considering benching Ike Taylor
      Steelers LCB Ike Taylor (knee, shoulder, forearm) may not start Sunday's game against the Falcons even if he's healthy enough to play.

      Advice: Taylor has gotten dismantled by Kenny Stills and A.J. Green the past two weeks, and coach Mike Tomlin has taken notice. "That's to be determined," was Tomlin's exact response when asked if Taylor would start if healthy. "We just need to, first of all, get a handle of where he is from a health standpoint, and then make a decision accordingly." Our guess is that Taylor will be sent to the pine as the Steelers look to slow Roddy White, and perhaps Julio Jones (hip). Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 3:02 pm
       
      Doubtful
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      3.07 (1736th)
    • Panthers won't commit to Stewart as starter
      Panthers coach Ron Rivera declined Monday to commit to Jonathan Stewart as his starter.

      Advice: Although Stewart has been running at an elite level all year and put 20-155-1 on the Saints Sunday, the Panthers are clinging to DeAngelo Williams (questionable, hand). It's both strange and troubling. "We're not going to do things because it's what everybody expects or thinks," Rivera said when asked about making Stewart the unquestioned feature back. Stewart is a fine RB2 play in a home game against the Bucs for now, but we can't rule out Williams stealing carries if he suits up. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 7:26 am
       
      Week 16 Projected Points & Rank
      10.09 (70th)
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