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    • Ravens not expected to tag Torrey Smith
      The Ravens aren't expected to use the franchise tag on impending free agent Torrey Smith.

      Advice: It would cost around $12 million to do so. Smith wants to remain in Baltimore, but is wrapping up a down year in terms of yards despite a career-best 10 touchdowns. He's battled drops and bouts of inconsistency. Joe Flacco isn't taking as many deep shots in first-year OC Gary Kubiak's offense. Smith is unlikely to be paid like a No. 1 receiver. He's more likely to get a Golden Tate deal. Rotoworld.com
      41 minutes ago
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.56 (139th)
    • DeAndre Hopkins limited by wrist issue
      DeAndre Hopkins (wrist) has been limited in practice this week.

      Advice: Hopkins' status for Week 17 isn't in doubt, but he's battled some wear and tear of late as a sophomore. Playing through an ankle injury last week, Hopkins posted a 5-38 line on 12 targets with the erratic Case Keenum under center. Hopkins and the Texans end the regular season with the Jaguars. Rotoworld.com
      50 minutes ago
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • Andre Johnson willing to take pay cut
      Andre Johnson is willing to take a pay cut to remain with the Texans for 2015.

      Advice: "We understand it’s a business, and we’re willing to deal with that," were the words of Johnson's longtime adviser Andre Melton. Johnson says he'd like to finish his career as a Texan. "I hope it all works out, where I can finish my career here and hopefully get this organization a Super Bowl before I retire," Johnson said. "If it doesn’t, then I’d hate to see it end that way. But you have to just keep moving forward." Going on 34, Johnson remains an effective starter, but is no longer the superstar he was during his (long) prime. Signed through 2016, Johnson is due $10.5 million guaranteed in 2015, and set to count $16.1 million against the cap. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 7:51 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.05 (121st)
    • Mike Wallace (back) practicing in full
      Mike Wallace is listed on the Week 17 injury report with a back injury, but practicing in full.

      Advice: Coming off a two-touchdown game, Wallace's "injury" won't be a concern against the Jets. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 3:27 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.74 (134th)
    • Demaryius Thomas practicing in full
      Demaryius Thomas (ankle, hip) is practicing in full for Week 17.

      Advice: Thomas will be good to go for his usual role against the Raiders. The only concern for players in DFS leagues is if the Broncos get up too big, too early, sending Thomas to the bench before the game is through. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 3:24 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      15.22 (16th)
    • Emmanuel Sanders (hip) limited Thursday
      Emmanuel Sanders (hip) remained limited on Thursday.

      Advice: There's been nothing to suggest Sanders is dealing with an injury that will sideline him for Sunday's regular-season finale. The Broncos need a victory over the Raiders to ensure they are the AFC's No. 2 seed. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 3:22 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • Bowe (shoulder) misses another practice
      Dwayne Bowe (shoulder) remained sidelined Thursday.

      Advice: Back-to-back DNPs are never a good sign, but we're guessing Bowe is just saving his bullets for Sunday's must-win game against the Chargers. His status will be updated on Friday. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 3:17 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • Percy Harvin misses another practice
      Percy Harvin (ribs, ankle) remained sidelined Thursday.

      Advice: Barring a surprise Friday return to practice, it appears Harvin will miss Sunday's finale against the Dolphins. It's possible he's already played his final down as a Jet. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 3:15 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • A.J. Green (arm) returns to Bengals practice
      A.J. Green (arm) returned to Bengals practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

      Advice: It confirms that Green is on track to suit up for Sunday evening's AFC North title game. Green will likely be listed as "questionable" on Friday's injury report, but all signs point toward him playing against the Steelers. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 12:44 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Harry Douglas back at practice Thursday
      Harry Douglas (foot) returned to Falcons practice Thursday.

      Advice: Douglas will be ready to rock as Atlanta's No. 3 receiver against the Panthers. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 11:53 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.53 (188th)
    • Roddy White back at practice Thursday
      Roddy White (ankle) returned to Falcons practice Thursday.

      Advice: White will be good to go opposite Julio Jones in Sunday's NFC South title game against the Panthers. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 11:52 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      9.26 (70th)
    • Julio Jones (oblique) still sidelined Thurs.
      Julio Jones (oblique) remained sidelined Thursday.

      Advice: Jones could miss Friday's session, as well, but will suit up at less than 100 percent health for Sunday's winner-take-all tilt against the Panthers. He can be trusted in daily leagues. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 11:48 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Michael Crabtree on SF future: It depends
      When asked if he wants to be back with the 49ers next season, impending free agent Michael Crabtree said, "It depends."

      Advice: Crabtree was a major disappointment this season, recording just 64 catches for 657 yards and four touchdowns. Colin Kaepernick's regression certainly hasn't helped, but there's also concern about Crabtree's ability since coming off a 2013 Achilles' tendon tear. Anquan Boldin has been far more effective in terms of both getting open and YAC. His market is extremely uncertain and the confident Crabtree may have his eye on a more pass-game friendly offense. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 6:07 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.17 (164th)
    • Julio Jones (oblique) held out Wednesday
      Julio Jones (oblique) did not practice Wednesday.

      Advice: Jones didn't look fully healthy last week, but still managed seven catches for a team-high 107 yards. The Falcons are resting him leading up to Sunday's NFC South championship. Roddy White (ankle) was also held out. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 1:14 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Emmanuel Sanders (hip) limited Wednesday
      Emmanuel Sanders (hip) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

      Advice: It's a new injury for Sanders, who posted a 6/70/2 line Monday night. His status will be updated again on Thursday. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 12:31 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • A.J. Green (arm) not practicing Wednesday
      A.J. Green (arm) is not practicing Wednesday.

      Advice: No surprise. Green will likely miss most of the practice week, but the Bengals have expressed optimism regarding Green's ability to play Week 17 vs. Pittsburgh. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 10:17 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Dwayne Bowe not at practice
      Dwayne Bowe (shoulder) is not practicing Wednesday.

      Advice: Bowe sprained his shoulder during last week's loss at Pittsburgh. He'll likely try to gut it out this week with everything on the line against the Chargers. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 9:52 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • T.Y. Hilton practicing second straight day
      T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) is practicing again Wednesday.

      Advice: After not practicing at all last week and then watching the Colts offense fall flat at Dallas, Hilton has now practiced two straight days. He's on track to start at Tennessee Sunday. The bigger question is how motivated the Colts will be, as they're essentially locked into the AFC's No. 4 seed. For what it's worth, coach Chuck Pagano has said all his starters will play as he wants the offense to get some confidence back before the Wild Card round. Hilton is shaping up as a strong fantasy play. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 9:16 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • Percy Harvin not back at practice
      Percy Harvin (ribs) is not practicing Wednesday.

      Advice: Harvin has all but been ruled out of Sunday's finale at Miami. Geno Smith will ride with Eric Decker and Jeremy Kerley as his top-two wideouts. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 8:51 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • Victor Cruz running on treadmill
      Victor Cruz (knee) has resumed running on a treadmill.

      Advice: It's major progress as Cruz is just two months removed from a torn right patellar tendon. His goal is to be ready for 2015 training camp. That's no lock, but a three-wide set of Cruz in the slot and Odell Beckham/Rueben Randle would give defensive coordinators nightmares. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 8:28 am
       
      Injured Reserve
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (2184th)
    • Report: Bengals optimistic on Green's status
      NFL.com's Albert Breer reports the Bengals are optimistic that A.J. Green (bruised biceps) will be ready for Week 17.

      Advice: Coach Marvin Lewis said as much in a Tuesday interview with ESPN. Green will undoubtedly miss practice time, but he's looking better than 50-50 to suit up for Sunday's AFC North title game against the Steelers. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 2:13 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • A.J. Green (arm) escapes with only 'swelling'
      A.J. Green (arm) has avoided structural damage, and was dealing with only "swelling" on Tuesday.

      Advice: Appearing on ESPN's NFL Insiders, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said Green had already regained his strength by last evening. Green took a first-quarter hit against the Broncos, eventually checking out for the night in the third. It sounds like Green will suit up for Sunday's AFC North title game against the Steelers, but his status can't be taken for granted. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 1:10 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Jets expect Harvin (ribs) to miss Week 17
      The Jets expect Percy Harvin (ribs) to miss Week 17.

      Advice: Harvin missed Tuesday's practice. Per coach Rex Ryan, Harvin "can't do a whole lot." Missing Sunday's finale would mean Harvin heads into the offseason sporting just a 51/483/1 line as a receiver through 13 2014 games. He's added a 33/202/1 slash as a runner, but it's not exactly production befitting of Harvin's $10.5 million 2015 base salary. With GM John Idzik's job in danger, it's possible his replacement will be inclined to move on from Harvin. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 12:06 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) returns to practice
      T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) returned to practice Tuesday.

      Advice: Hilton did not practice at all last week, so this is a major step in the right direction. He's on track to play Sunday at Tennessee in a game that doesn't mean much for the Colts' playoff seeding, but is crucial to getting their sputtering offense on track. Coach Chuck Pagano has already stated that his starters will play. However, it's unclear how many snaps someone like Hilton, coming off an injury, will see. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 9:00 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • A.J. Green (arm) expects to play in Week 17
      Following Monday night's win over the Broncos, A.J. Green (arm) said he expects to play in Week 17.

      Advice: Green sustained the injury in the first quarter when a high throw from Andy Dalton left him vulnerable to a hit from T.J. Ward. Green tried to play through it, but was in visible pain and ended up leaving the game for good in the third quarter. Although X-rays were negative, the pain of the bruise was too much. The playoff bound Bengals still have seeding to play for against the Steelers in Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 5:48 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Emmanuel Sanders goes 6-70-2 in MNF loss
      Emmanuel Sanders caught six passes for 70 yards and two touchdowns in the Broncos' Week 16 loss to the Bengals on Monday night.

      Advice: He was targeted just seven times, finishing third on the team behind Demaryius Thomas (13) and C.J. Anderson (10). Sanders, however, did the most damage with his looks. He scored his four-yard touchdown on a quick slant out of a trips set to the left. His second touchdown came from five yards away. In between those grabs, Sanders reeled in a one-handed 33-yard catch with Terence Newman mugging him on the right sideline. Sanders proved to be one of the best bargains of the season. He and the Broncos wrap up the season with the Raiders in Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 9:31 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • Demaryius Thomas goes 7-115 on 13 targets
      Demaryius Thomas caught seven passes for 115 yards in the Broncos' Week 16 loss to the Bengals.

      Advice: He was targeted a game-high 13 times. Thomas could have had a much bigger night, as he had a 50-yard catch called back on a holding penalty and then had another 30-yard gain brought back on offensive pass interference. Thomas was winning his matchups, but lost out near the end zone to Emmanuel Sanders, who caught two short touchdowns. The Broncos play the Raiders in Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 9:23 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      15.22 (16th)
    • A.J. Green looking unlikely to return to MNF
      A.J. Green (arm) has been downgraded to questionable to return to Monday night's Week 16 game against the Broncos.

      Advice: Green originally hurt his arm on the Bengals' fourth offensive play, an Andy Dalton pick-six. He missed eight plays before returning for a few more with some padding on his bicep area. Green was able to run a few routes and see a total of four targets before exiting again. His night ends with zero catches. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 8:25 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • A.J. Green (arm) returns after missing 8 plays
      A.J. Green exited Week 16 against the Broncos with an arm injury but returned after missing eight snaps.

      Advice: Green got popped by T.J. Ward on Andy Dalton's pick-six on the Bengals' fourth offensive play of the game. Dalton threw the ball high, and Ward delivered the blow. The trainers wrapped Green's bicep with some sort of padding. He's not 100 percent, but owners can breathe with fantasy titles on the line. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 6:01 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Emmanuel Sanders active for MNF
      Emmanuel Sanders (illness) is active for Monday night's Week 16 game against the Bengals.

      Advice: As expected. Sanders had been battling the flu all week, but looked good in pregame warmups. He's locked and loaded as a WR2. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 4:10 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • T.Y. Hilton expected back for Week 17
      Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Monday he expects T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) to return for Week 17 against the Titans.

      Advice: The Colts are still in a position where they can't move much in the AFC playoff standings -- they're either the No. 3 or No. 4 seed, and can't clinch a first-round bye -- so they shouldn't play Hilton if he isn't at exactly 100 percent. They do likely want to enter the postseason playing well, and Hilton has carried the Indianapolis passing game throughout this year. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 1:15 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • Dwayne Bowe dealing with shoulder injury
      Dwayne Bowe sprained his shoulder in Sunday's loss to the Steelers.

      Advice: Bowe was never announced with an injury on Sunday, and played 52-of-66 snaps. It's likely a day-to-day type ailment, one he'll probably play through in this week's climactic showdown with the Chargers. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 10:17 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • Michael Crabtree's knee held him to 15 snaps
      Michael Crabtree (knee) was limited to 15 snaps in Saturday's loss to the Chargers.

      Advice: Crabtree gutted it out through a questionable tag, but wasn't right and didn't want to push it in a meaningless game. He did have to come back into the overtime contest late after other members of the receiving corps got nicked up. Consider Crabtree very questionable for the finale. Rotoworld.com
      Monday, 9:13 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.17 (164th)
    • Julio Jones says he'll be 'OK' for Week 17
      Following Sunday's win at New Orleans, Julio Jones (oblique) said he'll be "OK" for Week 17.

      Advice: Jones wasn't 100 percent Sunday, but was healthy enough to put seven catches and a team-high 107 yards on the Saints. "I felt OK," he said. "I know I needed to be out there with my teammates. ... I felt pretty good: Not 100 percent, but it was good enough to go out there and get the W." We wouldn't expect Jones to practice much, if at all this week. But considering the Falcons are playing the Panthers for the NFC South next week, he'll almost certainly be starting again. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 6:06 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Nuk Hopkins goes 5-38 in Week 16 win
      DeAndre Hopkins caught five passes for 38 yards in the Texans' Week 16 win over the Ravens.

      Advice: He was targeted 12 times. But with Case Keenum struggling with inaccuracy, Hopkins couldn't get anything going down field. Keenum routinely failed to leave any room for Hopkins to make plays on the sidelines. Hopkins entered the day highly questionable with an ankle injury, but it didn't appear to bother him whatsoever. Hopkins and the Texans host the Jaguars in Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:36 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • Wallace goes 5-58-2 against Vikings
      Mike Wallace secured 5-of-5 targets for 58 yards and two touchdowns in the Dolphins' Week 16 win over the Vikings.

      Advice: For the second straight week, the Vikings used Xavier Rhodes to shadow the enemy No. 1 receiver. Rhodes shut down Calvin Johnson in Week 15 and mostly handled Wallace in this one. The only first-half reception made by Wallace came on a slot route against Vikings slot CB Captain Munnerlyn for a gain of ten. Wallace did get loose for a third-quarter touchdown from 16 yards out, running away from the Vikings' defense. He scored again in the fourth quarter on a seven-yard reception. Wallace will enter the Dolphins' Week 17 meeting with the Jets with ten TDs, tying a career high. A high-scoring every-week WR2, Wallace was an absolute steal at his seventh-round preseason ADP. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:32 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.74 (134th)
    • Andre Johnson goes 6-65 on 13 targets
      Andre Johnson caught six passes for 65 yards in the Texans' Week 16 win over the Ravens.

      Advice: Johnson was targeted a game-high 13 of Case Keenum's 42 throws. He did most of his damage on the opening drive, securing three passes for 56 yards. Later in the afternoon, Johnson became the 10th player in NFL history to catch 1,000 passes for his career. The Texans host the Jaguars in the Week 17 finale. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:30 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.05 (121st)
    • Dwayne Bowe has six-catch day vs. Steelers
      Dwayne Bowe caught 6-of-8 targets for 57 yards in the Chiefs' Week 16 loss to the Steelers.

      Advice: The six-catch effort comes after Bowe was held to three or fewer grabs in five-straight games. That's what happens when Alex Smith is your quarterback. Bowe will do battle with the Chargers' burnable secondary in Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:24 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • Torrey Smith catches 2 more TDs in Week 16
      Torrey Smith caught five passes for 59 yards and two touchdowns in the Ravens' Week 16 loss to the Texans.

      Advice: He and Steve Smith Sr. were both targeted a team-high 12 times. Torrey was left wide open on his first eight-yard touchdown before later scoring from 20 yards out on a screen pass to the right. Torrey's season started slow, and while the yards aren't there thanks to drops and miscommunication with Joe Flacco, he now has secured a career-high 10 touchdowns. The Ravens close the regular season at home against the Browns in Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 2:07 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.56 (139th)
    • Harry Douglas back to tertiary role Week 16
      Harry Douglas caught 4-of-7 targets for 47 yards Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: Douglas fell back into his No. 3 role with Julio Jones (oblique) active. He still saw seven targets and was a finger-tip grab away from a touchdown in the first half. Douglas will face the Panthers Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 1:25 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.53 (188th)
    • Roddy White goes 6 for 55 against Saints
      Roddy White caught 6-of-9 targets for 55 yards Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: White dropped a longish catch that would have made his stat line look a little prettier, but the reality is White does not have a ton of juice left in his legs. He will have a decent matchup against the Panthers Week 17. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 1:23 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      9.26 (70th)
    • Julio Jones catches 7 for 107 against Saints
      Julio Jones caught 7-of-8 targets for 107 yards Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: Jones did not play every snap, but he played the vast majority despite not practicing at all leading up to the game. Jones did not appear to be 100 percent healthy, but he still made several big plays including a huge 24-yard grab that set up the Falcons for a touchdown with little time left in the second quarter. Jones appeared to escape the game without any setbacks, meaning he should be good to go for the winner take all game against the Panthers next week. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 1:09 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Percy Harvin done for day with rib injury
      Percy Harvin was forced from the Jets' Week 16 game against the Patriots with a rib injury, and will not return.

      Advice: Harvin went down midway through the third quarter, and was ruled out early in the fourth. The injury-prone wideout had four catches for 44 yards before going down, adding two rushes for one yard. With only one game left, it's possible Harvin has played not only his final snap of the season, but as a Jet. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 12:16 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • T.Y. Hilton officially inactive for Week 16
      T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) is officially inactive for Week 16 against the Cowboys.

      Advice: Hilton tested out his hamstring before the game, but the Colts eventually made the correct decision to sit their talented wide receiver. With the division locked up and a first-round bye a pipe dream, there is no reason to risk Hilton against Dallas. Donte Moncrief is a high-upside play against the Cowboys burnable defense. Colts also declared T Gosder Cherilus, G Joe Reitz, CB Jalil Brown, CB Sheldon Price, G Hugh Thornton and DT Montori Hughes inactive for Week 16. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 12:03 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • Julio Jones reportedly looks good in warmup
      According to Jay Adams of the Falcons' official site, Julio Jones (oblique) is "really passing the eye test" in warmups.

      Advice: Adams is an employee of the team, so it's possible he's wearing rose-colored glasses. But his observations are worth passing along. Adams says Julio "looks strong, loose, ready" and is "running well." The Falcons desperately need to win this game over the Saints and desperately need their No. 1 WR as more than a decoy. We've ranked him 17th among wideouts. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 9:45 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • DeAndre Hopkins officially active vs. Ravens
      DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) is officially active for Week 16 against the Ravens.

      Advice: He didn't practice all week, so we don't feel great about Hopkins. Pair that with the Texans' starting QB situation, and Hopkins is a WR3. But he should see decent targets against an injury-ravaged Ravens cornerback group. Inactive for the Texans are QB Tom Savage, TE Garrett Graham, ILB Mike Mohamed, LG Xavier Su'a-Filo, WR DeVier Posey, S Josh Aubrey, and OLB Jason Ankrah. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:39 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • Harry Douglas officially active Week 16
      Harry Douglas (foot) is officially active for Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: Douglas has been playing through a foot injury for several weeks, but the ailment has not affected his on-field production. With Julio Jones back in the lineup, Douglas will fall back in as a WR4 against the Saints. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:38 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.53 (188th)
    • Roddy White officially active against Saints
      Roddy White (knee) is officially active for Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: White's status was never in doubt after getting in a full session on Friday. He is a more of a WR3 with Julio Jones returning to the lineup. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:37 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      9.26 (70th)
    • Percy Harvin officially active versus Pats
      Percy Harvin (ankle) is active for Week 16 against the Patriots.

      Advice: Harvin is a tough sell as a WR4 as he does battle with the Patriots' Darrelle Revis-led secondary. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:37 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • Dwayne Bowe (illness) active for Week 16
      Dwayne Bowe (illness) is active for Week 16 against the Steelers.

      Advice: He'll be a borderline WR4 in a dream matchup with the Steelers' shaky secondary. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:30 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • Julio Jones officially active against Saints
      Julio Jones (strained oblique) is officially active for Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: The Falcons reportedly saw enough from Jones in a pre-game workout to make him active despite Jones missing every practice this week. Jones could be limited by his oblique injury, but the buzz around Falcons' camp has always been he would be more than a decoy if active. He is a risky play during championship week, but his upside makes him a mid-range WR2 even with the risk. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:21 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Emmanuel Sanders fully expected to play
      Coach John Fox said Emmanuel Sanders (illness) is fully expected to play in Monday's game at Cincy.

      Advice: Sanders was sent home from practice Saturday because he was dealing with flu-like symptoms. It's not a real concern as he will make the trip and will almost certainly be in the starting lineup. Lock Sanders in as a WR2. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 8:06 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • Report: DeAndre Hopkins 'good to go' Sunday
      NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports DeAndre Hopkins (questionable, ankle) is "good to go" Sunday against the Ravens.

      Advice: Hopkins missed practice all week. His activity takes some air out of Andre Johnson's balloon as a Week 16 sleeper. The Texans are facing a Ravens defense capable of dominating with its pass rush, and are starting Case Keenum at quarterback. Hopkins is a low-floor WR3 play in fantasy championship week. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 7:55 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • Julio Jones' injury is a strained oblique
      ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported on Sunday Countdown that Julio Jones' specific injury is a strained oblique.

      Advice: Mort also reiterated that the Falcons are "optimistic" Jones will play today. The Falcons visit the Saints in a 1pm ET game, so we will have Julio's activity or lack thereof posted on the website no later than noon ET today. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 7:18 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Julio Jones 'walking fine' at Superdome
      Julio Jones (hip, questionable) was "walking fine" as he arrived at the Superdome Sunday morning.

      Advice: This doesn't hint at whether Julio will play or not, but it's fantasy title week and we're blurbing any and all information on critical skill-position players. The Falcons will decide Jones' availability during a pre-game warmup Sunday morning. The signs currently point toward Julio being active at the Saints. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 7:14 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Report: T.Y. Hilton 'longshot' to play Sunday
      NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) will try to play Week 16 against the Cowboys but is a "longshot."

      Advice: Look for Hilton to test out his gimpy hammy in warmups, but we're not expecting Hilton to suit up for the 4:25 ET kickoff -- especially with the Colts having little to play for. Owners need to have other plans in place. "If he's not 100 percent, can't open it up and be TY, then there's no sense putting him out there," coach Chuck Pagano said. If Hilton ultimately doesn't play, Donte Moncrief will see an expanded role in two- and three-wide sets next to Reggie Wayne and Hakeem Nicks. Moncrief is the preferred plug-n-play as he has the freshest legs and has out-snapped Nicks badly the last few weeks. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 6:22 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • Report: Falcons 'optimistic' Julio will play
      NFL Network's Albert Breer reports the Falcons are "optimistic" Julio Jones (hip) will play Week 16 against the Saints.

      Advice: Although he didn't practice at all this week, Jones ran off to the side each day and participated in Saturday's walkthrough. His final hurdle will be a pregame workout ahead of the 1 PM ET kickoff. This is the most important game of the season for the Falcons. There's plenty of risk that Julio could only be used as a decoy, but he'd be extremely tough to sit if he's active. We'll know soon. Rotoworld.com
      Sunday, 5:54 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Julio Jones participates in Sat. walkthrough
      Julio Jones (questionable, hip) participated in the Falcons' Saturday walkthrough.

      Advice: Beat writer Vaughn McClure takes this as a "positive sign" Julio will play Sunday at New Orleans. Although Jones' status won't be decided until just before game time, most signs point toward the Falcons counting on Julio to play. Sunday's Falcons-Saints game has a 1PM ET start, so we'll know his availability early. It's hard to imagine sitting Julio in fantasy leagues if he's active. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 8:19 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.83 (30th)
    • Michael Crabtree plays limited snaps Week 16
      Michael Crabtree played limited snaps Week 16 against the Chargers.

      Advice: Crabtree came into the game questionable with a knee injury, but did not appear to aggravate the injury. Crabtree played sparingly in the first half and did not touch the field in the second half until the 49ers' final drive of the fourth quarter. He did not record a stat in regulation, but he did manage a five-yard reception in overtime. After Crabtree was vocal about his perceived lack of involvement in the offense earlier in the season, it is certainly possible his absence was not injury related. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 7:41 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.17 (164th)
    • Report: Hilton will only play if 100 percent
      Coach Chuck Pagano said T.Y. Hilton (questionable, hamstring) will only play if he's 100 percent and can be himself.

      Advice: Hilton didn't practice all week and is on the doubtful side of his questionable tag. He'll be a game-time decision, but it would be surprising if he plays. Donte Moncrief will see an expanded role opposite Reggie Wayne if Hilton is held out. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 6:01 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • Broncos list Sanders (illness) questionable
      Emmanuel Sanders (illness) is listed as questionable for Week 16.

      Advice: Sanders missed practice on Saturday with flu-like symptoms. The Broncos don’t play until Monday night, so he'll have two days to get healthy. Sanders will be a WR2 for the fantasy finals. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 12:31 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • Emmanuel Sanders misses practice with flu
      Emmanuel Sanders missed Broncos' practice on Saturday with flu-like symptoms.

      Advice: Sanders was reportedly feeling under the weather on Friday and will be given Saturday off to rest. The Denver Post's Troy Renck said there is "no reason to think he won't play." With Peyton Manning struggling, Sanders has seen his production tail off in the last two games. Under the weather and against a solid Bengals secondary, Sanders will be a risky WR2 for the fantasy championships. Rotoworld.com
      Saturday, 10:11 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      11.73 (51st)
    • Michael Crabtree (knee) listed questionable
      Michael Crabtree (knee) is listed as questionable for Week 16.

      Advice: Crabtree practiced the last two days and is on track to start against the Chargers. He's the No. 46 wideout in Rotoworld's Week 16 rankings. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 2:25 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.17 (164th)
    • Andre Johnson listed as probable
      Andre Johnson (head) is listed as probable for Week 16 against the Ravens.

      Advice: Johnson's outlook is improved by DeAndre Hopkins' (ankle) likely absence, but hurt by Case Keenum's insertion at quarterback. He's a risky WR3 play. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 1:16 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.05 (121st)
    • DeAndre Hopkins can't practice, questionable
      DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) missed his third straight day of practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Week 16.

      Advice: Coach Bill O'Brien continues to call Hopkins a game-time decision, but it's not looking good for him to play against the Ravens. It's probably just as well with Case Keenum at quarterback and Andre Johnson (concussion, probable) returning to siphon targets. Hopkins would've been a high-risk WR3 play. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 1:12 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • Dwayne Bowe expected to play Sunday
      Dwayne Bowe (illness, questionable) didn't practice all week, but is expected to play Sunday against Pittsburgh.

      Advice: Coach Andy Reid said he's planning on having Bowe out there against the Steelers. Pittsburgh is without SS Troy Polamalu and LCB Ike Taylor. If Bowe were ever going to score a touchdown, this week is as good a bet as any. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 12:38 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • T.Y. Hilton not expected to play Sunday
      ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells believes "it would be surprising" if T.Y. Hilton (questionable, hamstring) played Sunday at Dallas.

      Advice: The Colts have already locked up the AFC South. From a postseason standpoint, the only reason they'd want to ensure a win in Sunday's game would be to avoid the No. 4 seed, which could end up as trip to New England in the Divisional Round. If the Colts are going to do anything in the playoffs, however, they need Hilton's hamstring healthy first and foremost. He's on the doubtful side of his questionable tag for Sunday's game at JerryWorld. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 12:14 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • A.J. Green practices in full
      A.J. Green (illness) returned to a full practice on Friday.

      Advice: He'll be all systems go for Monday night's game versus Denver. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 11:45 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • T.Y. Hilton on Week 16 status: 'I don't know'
      Updating a previous item, T.Y. Hilton (hamstring, questionable) stated "I don't know" when asked if he will play Sunday against the Cowboys.

      Advice: It's a red flag because players are typically overly optimistic about their own odds of playing. "I don't know," conceded Hilton, who did not practice all week. "I'm going to go talk to Coach. Did some field work. I feel all right. So I'm going to go talk to him and see what's up." Hilton is officially a game-time decision, but we're still guessing he won't play. "If our conversation goes well and (Pagano) wants me to play, then I'll play," T.Y. added. "If not, I'll sit out." Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 11:28 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • T.Y. Hilton sees self '50-50' to face Cowboys
      T.Y. Hilton (hamstring, questionable) told reporters Friday afternoon that he feels "50-50" to play Sunday at Dallas.

      Advice: Per beat writer Stephen Holder, Hilton's words were "cryptic." The Colts have very little to gain by pushing Hilton to play against the Cowboys, and much more to gain if he's 100 percent for the playoffs. We're just speculating, but would bet against Hilton being active at Dallas. Reggie Wayne and Donte Moncrief would then likely be Indianapolis' starters in two-wide sets. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 10:39 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • T.Y. Hilton officially questionable for Week 16
      T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 16 against the Cowboys.

      Advice: Coach Chuck Pagano cautioned to not count Hilton out for Sunday despite him not practicing at all this week. Hilton worked off to the side with trainers on Friday. Beat writer Mike Chappell is "convinced" Hilton won't play, but we're unlikely to get a definitive answer before Sunday. The Colts have already clinched the AFC South and have little chance at a first-round bye. They may choose to play it safe with their No. 1 receiver. It wouldn't be smart to risk Hilton to further injury. Rotoworld.com
      Friday, 9:46 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.36 (192nd)
    • Michael Crabtree back at practice Thursday
      Michael Crabtree (knee) returned to 49ers practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

      Advice: The WR4 is now on track to start Saturday's game against the Chargers. Crabtree's status will be updated on Friday. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 3:11 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.17 (164th)
    • Demaryius Thomas (ankle) practicing in full
      Demaryius Thomas (ankle) is practicing in full for Week 16.

      Advice: Thomas avoided setbacks with his ankle in Week 15, and is locked and loaded as a WR1 for the fantasy finals. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 1:16 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      15.22 (16th)
    • DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) game-time decision
      The Texans consider DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) a game-time decision for Week 16.

      Advice: Hopkins missed Wednesday and Thursday's practices. The "game-time decision" label should be taken with a grain of salt, as Texans coach Bill O'Brien fancies himself a spymaster, and would apply the GTD tag to a player even if they were only battling a cold. For now, owners need to sit tight and wait for more information to emerge. A back-up plan is definitely in order. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 1:08 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • A.J. Green's missed practice due to illness
      A.J. Green's missed practice on Thursday was due to an illness.

      Advice: He'll be back on Friday, and is in no danger of missing Monday's game against the Broncos. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 12:25 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Percy Harvin back at Jets practice Thursday
      Percy Harvin returned to Jets practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

      Advice: Harvin will be fine for Week 16, but going up against one of the league's best secondaries with Geno Smith at quarterback, he's not a realistic WR3 for the fantasy finals. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 10:42 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • A.J. Green misses Thursday's practice
      A.J. Green was held out of Thursday's practice.

      Advice: Per Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson, the "thinking is" that Green is under the weather. Whatever it is, we're not in any way concerned about his Week 16 availability. Green's status will be updated later Thursday afternoon. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 10:28 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      13.25 (36th)
    • Dwayne Bowe misses another practice
      Dwayne Bowe (flu) is not practicing Thursday.

      Advice: Bowe also sat out Wednesday's session. He'll likely be fine for Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, but is a WR4 even in ideal matchups like this one. Bowe has zero touchdowns in 13 games played this season. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 9:52 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.99 (173rd)
    • Torrey Smith not on injury report
      Torrey Smith is not listed on the Week 16 injury report.

      Advice: It's a bit of a surprise. Smith's knee injury turned him into a mere decoy in Week 14 and then he posted 2-16-0 on three targets in Week 15. By not even mentioning him on the injury report, the Ravens are saying he's close to 100 percent for a dreamy matchup with the Texans Sunday. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 9:35 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.56 (139th)
    • Andre Johnson passes the concussion protocol
      Andre Johnson has passed the concussion protocol.

      Advice: He got in a "full" practice on Thursday. Johnson ends up missing one game due to his brain injury. He returns in a plus matchup against the Ravens' brutal corners, but will have to deal with Case Keenum at quarterback. Both Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins are risky WR3 types. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 9:26 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.05 (121st)
    • Harry Douglas back at practice Thursday
      Harry Douglas (foot) returned to practice Thursday.

      Advice: He was officially limited. Douglas has routinely been sitting out Wednesdays this season. It has not affected him on Sundays, as evidenced by the 10-131-0 line he put on the Steelers in Week 15. Douglas will be a WR2 against the Saints this week if Julio Jones (hip) sits. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 8:53 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.53 (188th)
    • Roddy White back at practice Thursday
      Roddy White (knee) returned to practice Thursday.

      Advice: He was officially limited. White was just taking a maintenance day Wednesday. The knee doesn't appear to be a real issue, but the 33-year-old's upside is capped by a lack of juice in his legs. Rotoworld.com
      Thursday, 8:52 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      9.26 (70th)
    • Michael Crabtree (knee) doesn't practice
      Michael Crabtree (knee) did not practice Wednesday.

      Advice: Crabtree's status is in question with the 49ers playing on a short week. He'll be updated again on Thursday. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 4:26 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      6.17 (164th)
    • DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) misses practice
      DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.

      Advice: Hopkins played all 72 snaps in Sunday's loss, so it's not clear when he suffered the injury. With Andre Johnson returning this week and Thad Lewis or Case Keenum expected to start, Hopkins should be avoided as a fantasy option. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 2:50 pm
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.55 (111th)
    • Andre Johnson practicing Wednesday
      Andre Johnson (concussion) practiced on Wednesday.

      Advice: Johnson was inactive last week due to his concussion. He's expected to return for Sunday's matchup with the Ravens. Johnson isn't a recommended fantasy option with Thad Lewis or Case Keenum expected to start. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 1:01 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.05 (121st)
    • Harry Douglas (foot) held out Wednesday
      Harry Douglas (foot) did not practice Wednesday.

      Advice: Roddy White (knee) was also held out of practice. Douglas will remain a WR2 option if Julio Jones (hip) doesn't return this week. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 12:30 pm
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      5.53 (188th)
    • Roddy White (knee) held out Wednesday
      Roddy White (knee) did not practice Wednesday.

      Advice: It's a new injury for White, who played 57-of-60 snaps in Week 15. White will be a top-25 receiver play if Julio Jones (hip) doesn't return this week. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 10:55 am
       
      Questionable
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      9.26 (70th)
    • Percy Harvin doesn't practice Wednesday
      Percy Harvin (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.

      Advice: He should be fine for Week 16 against the Patriots after playing through the injury in Week 15. Harvin isn't a realistic fantasy option with Geno Smith at quarterback. Rotoworld.com
      Wednesday, 10:49 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      0.00 (1972nd)
    • Andre Johnson expected to return for Week 16
      Coach Bill O'Brien said it "looks like" Andre Johnson will return for Sunday's game against the Ravens.

      Advice: Johnson was inactive in Week 15, leaving DeVier Posey to start and DeAndre Hopkins to set a season-high with 13 targets. Johnson's return muddles the target totem pole, as does injuries to both Ryan Fitzpatrick (leg) and Tom Savage (knee). We wouldn't want to start anyone in this pass game with Case Keenum or Thad Lewis under center. Rotoworld.com
      Tuesday, 5:25 am
       
      Week 17 Projected Points & Rank
      7.05 (121st)
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