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  • Khiry Robinson (arm) officially ruled out
    Khiry Robinson (arm) has been ruled out for Week 12.

    Advice: Robinson will miss his fifth straight game. He doesn't have a timetable to return, and could be dealing with a setback. Mark Ingram remains the Saints' unquestioned early-down back. Rotoworld.com
    57 minutes ago
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Mark Ingram (shoulder) officially probable
    Mark Ingram (shoulder) is listed as probable for Week 12 against the Ravens.

    Advice: Even with Pierre Thomas returning, Ingram is going to continue to see a heavy workload. He's averaging 114.8 yards and 26 carries over the last four games. Ingram is Rotoworld's No. 7 running back this week. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 12:28 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Pierre Thomas (shoulder) ready to return
    Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is listed as probable for Monday night's game against the Ravens.

    Advice: Thomas practiced on a limited to basis this week and has been cleared to return. He's missed the last four games, leaving his role behind Mark Ingram up in the air. Thomas should be avoided as an RB3/FLEX option in his first game back. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 12:15 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.85 (186th)
  • Travaris Cadet (hamstring) listed probable
    Travaris Cadet (hamstring) is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Advice: Cadet was held out on Wednesday, but is on track to play after practicing the last two days. His role in the pass game will be reduced with Pierre Thomas returning. Cadet isn't on the Week 12 fantasy radar. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 12:09 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    1.65 (2587th)
  • Broncos place RB Kapri Bibbs on waivers
    The Broncos waived RB Kapri Bibbs.

    Advice: Bibbs was promoted from the practice squad last month after drawing interest from Buffalo. He didn't appear in any games, and will no longer be stashed on the active roster. The Broncos signed RB Jeremy Stewart in a corresponding move. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 11:49 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2069th)
  • Broncos add RB Stewart, release RB Bibbs
    Broncos signed RB Jeremy Stewart off their practice squad.

    Advice: Rookie RB Kapri Bibbs was waived in a corresponding move. Stewart will slot in as the No. 3 back behind C.J. Anderson and Juwan Thompson. Bibbs will likely return to the Broncos practice squad if he clears waivers. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 10:56 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2093rd)
  • Colts promote Zurlon Tipton, waive Whalen
    Colts signed RB Zurlon Tipton off their practice squad.

    Advice: WR Griff Whalen was waived in a corresponding move. With Ahmad Bradshaw (broken leg, I.R.) done for the year, the Colts needed another back on the active roster. Trent Richardson will get the bulk of the running-back work moving forward with Dan "Boom" Herron filling in as the No. 2 back. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 9:52 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.06 (2648th)
  • Mark Ingram will get 'lion's share' of work
    ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett said Mark Ingram will continue to get the "lion's share" of carries even if Pierre Thomas returns against the Ravens Monday night.

    Advice: Thomas appears on track to play against Baltimore, but his status will have little bearing on Ingram's workload. Averaging 26 carries a game over his last four, Ingram is almost a lock to see 20 touches against the Ravens. Thomas will unseat Travaris Cadet as the passing-game back when he returns. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 7:01 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Khiry Robinson may have suffered a setback
    ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett said Khiry Robinson may have suffered a setback or opted for surgery on his injured arm.

    Advice: Triplett said Robinson "seemed closer to returning a few weeks ago," adding there is still no real timetable on Robinson's return. Robinson will not play against the Ravens Monday night, and could possibly be out the rest of the regular season. We really have no idea. Mark Ingram will continue to be the early down bell cow in New Orleans. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 6:56 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch is 'our guy'
    Pete Carroll said the Seahawks "would love to have" Marshawn Lynch back in 2015, calling him "our guy."

    Advice: Conventional wisdom suggests the Seahawks will part ways with their enigmatic star after this season, but that is far from guaranteed. Lynch is still one of the top backs in the league and makes plays seemingly every game that only a few players in the league can make. Seattle has plenty of cap space to both sign Russell Wilson to a long-term extension and hold onto Lynch for another run in 2015. Lynch is on pace for almost 1,700 total yards and 19 total touchdowns this season. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 6:12 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • 'Very, very low' chance Arian Foster suits up
    ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli said the chances Arian Foster (groin, questionable) plays Week 12 against the Bengals are "very, very low."

    Advice: Foster did not practice on Thursday or Friday. The Texans are still calling Foster a "game-time decision," but every indication is Foster will miss his second straight game. Alfred Blue saw 36 carries as Foster's replacement Week 11. He will be a borderline RB1 against the Bengals' struggling run defense. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 5:51 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Charles Sims (ankle) questionable for Week 12
    Charles Sims (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 12.

    Advice: Sims was added to the injury report Thursday and limited in practice the last two days. He should play in Sunday's game, but faces an uncertain workload. The Bucs running back situation should be avoided this week. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 4:36 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    7.63 (121st)
  • Doug Martin (ankle) listed as questionable
    Doug Martin (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 12.

    Advice: Martin was limited throughout the week, but reportedly looked healthy during practice Friday. The Tampa Bay Times expects him to return Sunday. Martin's role is up in the air after missing the last three games. Rookie Charles Sims (ankle) is also listed as questionable. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 4:23 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • Jerick McKinnon (back) probable for Week 12
    Jerick McKinnon (back) is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Advice: McKinnon was held out on Wednesday, but got in two straight limited practices. We like him as a boom-or-bust RB2 against the Packers. With Matt Asiata sidelined, Ben Tate will serve as the No. 2 back. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 3:42 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Trent Richardson (illness) listed probable
    Trent Richardson (illness) is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Advice: Richardson practiced in full Friday for the second straight day. The Colts plan to get him more work on third downs with Ahmad Bradshaw out for the year. Richardson is a high-end RB2 against a Jacksonville defense that allows the seventh most fantasy points to running backs. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 3:32 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.79 (32nd)
  • Marshawn Lynch (back) officially probable
    Marshawn Lynch (back) is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Advice: Lynch returned to practice Friday and was declared "ready to go" by coach Pete Carroll. He'll be a top-five option despite a difficult matchup against Arizona's run defense. Lynch has at least 100 yards or a touchdown in three straight games. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 2:55 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Pierre Thomas practiced on limited basis
    Pierre Thomas (shoulder) participated in Saints practice on a limited basis Friday.

    Advice: It's his second straight "limited" workout. The Saints will hold another practice on Saturday, at which point Thomas figures to either be listed as probable or with a questionable tag. Assuming Thomas plays against the Ravens -- and we expect him to -- he will be a dicey flex option in his first game back. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:17 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.85 (186th)
  • Travaris Cadet returns to limited practice
    Travaris Cadet (hamstring) returned to a limited practice on Friday.

    Advice: He now looks on track to play on Monday night against the Ravens. With Pierre Thomas (shoulder) due back, however, Cadet's role will likely be reduced. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:14 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    1.65 (2587th)
  • Khiry Robinson misses practice again
    Khiry Robinson (arm) missed practice again Friday.

    Advice: He's not expected to play on Monday Night Football. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:13 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Joique Bell listed as probable
    Joique Bell (ankle) is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Advice: He's good to go as an RB2/flex play against the Patriots. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:11 pm
     
    Probable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    8.53 (102nd)
  • Marshawn Lynch 'ready to go' for Week 12
    Marshawn Lynch (back) returned to practice Friday and was declared "ready to go" for Week 12 by coach Pete Carroll.

    Advice: Lynch has a tough matchup with Arizona's top-three run defense, but is impossible to bench in fantasy leagues when he's on pace for nearly 20 touchdowns. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:09 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Reggie Bush listed as questionable
    Reggie Bush (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 12.

    Advice: He was limited in practice each day this week. Bush figures to return and share passing-down snaps with Theo Riddick behind Joique Bell. Bell is the only realistic fantasy option in Detroit's backfield at this point. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:05 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Arian Foster doesn't practice, 'questionable'
    Arian Foster (groin) didn't practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Week 12 against the Bengals.

    Advice: Foster didn't practice on Thursday or Friday. The Texans continue to claim he'll be a "game-time decision," but at this point it would be a major surprise if he played. Look for Alfred Blue to continue to carry the mail in Houston's backfield. Jonathan Grimes will be the third-down and change-of-pace back. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 12:09 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Report: Jonas Gray overslept, got sent home
    FOX Sports' Mike Garofolo reports Jonas Gray was late to the Patriots' facility on Friday because he overslept.

    Advice: Per Garofolo, Gray's "phone died," which he was ostensibly relying upon as an alarm. He drove straight to Gillette Stadium, but was promptly sent home by the Patriots' coaching staff. Garofolo reports Gray has texted teammates to apologize, including Tom Brady. He is "hoping" to get Bill Belichick to hear his side of the story "this afternoon." We wish young Jonas the best of luck. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 11:38 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.79 (189th)
  • Jonas Gray shows up late to Patriots facility
    ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss reports Jonas Gray was not permitted to practice on Friday because he showed up late to the Patriots' facility.

    Advice: Uh oh. The Patriots are a zero-tolerance team when it comes to matters like this, and for as great as Gray was in fantasy football last week, he is a replaceable player. That is especially the case after New England signed LeGarrette Blount to a two-year deal on Thursday. Gray's usage for Week 12 against the Lions is now entirely uncertain. Blount could steal his role. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 11:02 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.79 (189th)
  • Matt Asiata sits again on Friday
    Matt Asiata (concussion) remained sidelined at Friday's practice and has been ruled out for Week 12.

    Advice: Jerick McKinnon will be the lead back with newcomer Ben Tate and/or Joe Banyard possibly pitching in on short-yardage work. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 9:23 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2013th)
  • T-Rich expected to pick up 3rd-down duties
    The Indianapolis Star expects Trent Richardson to handle third-down duties with Ahmad Bradshaw (broken leg) done for the season.

    Advice: Bradshaw played 84 percent of the third-down snaps the first 11 weeks. That work now falls into Richardson's lap, which means more touches and opportunities for big plays. It's up to Richardson to make the most of it. Expect Richardson to flirt with 20 touches per game the final six weeks, giving him a high floor as an RB2 in one of the most explosive offenses in the league. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 7:17 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.79 (32nd)
  • Hill expected to lead Bengals in carries Sun.
    The Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Dehner expects a 65:35 split favoring Jeremy Hill in the Bengals backfield Week 12 against the Texans.

    Advice: Sounds about right. Hill has severely outplayed Bernard this season, averaging 5.73 YPC in his three starts compared to 4.09 for Gio. Earlier this week, OC Hue Jackson hinted at easing Bernard back into the mix after his three-game absence. Bernard also worked with the receivers last week, suggesting he'll be featured more as a pass-catcher out of the backfield while Hill hammers it between the tackles. Hill is a strong RB2 with RB1 upside. Bernard is merely a FLEX. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:43 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    9.17 (86th)
  • Devonta Freeman to see more touches?
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure expects Devonta Freeman to see more touches in the wake of Antone Smith's season-ending broken leg.

    Advice: Smith broke his leg last week. Freeman saw six carries -- his second-highest total of the season -- against the Panthers. He's the clear No. 2 to Steven Jackson, but Jackson has pulled ahead as the top dog in Atlanta's backfield. Smith wasn't getting more than 2-4 touches per game before his injury anyway. Don't expect a drastic uptick in Freeman's workload. There's no standalone appeal. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:16 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.90 (2394th)
  • Marcel Reece totals 45 yards vs. Chiefs
    Marcel Reece rushed eight times for 37 yards in Oakland's Week 12 win over the Chiefs, adding an eight-yard reception.

    Advice: The nine touches were by far Reece's most of the season. The Raiders finally appear to be turning the page on their Darren McFadden/Maurice Jones-Drew backfield, but Reece is unlikely to come into legitimate 12-14 team league value. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 9:43 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    2.77 (2538th)
  • De'Anthony Thomas totals 24 yards vs. OAK
    De'Anthony Thomas rushed once for nine yards in Kansas City's Week 12 loss to the Raiders, adding two catches for an additional 15 yards.

    Advice: He also added a 48-yard kick return. Thomas has looked like a legit playmaker, but he's not getting the ball enough to be on the re-draft radar. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 9:38 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    2.77 (2537th)
  • Knile Davis totals two yards vs. Raiders
    Knile Davis rushed twice for two yards in Kansas City's Week 12 loss to the Raiders.

    Advice: He wasn't targeted in the passing game. Making a West Coast road trip on a short week, the Chiefs bafflingly dialed up only 24 rushes against the worst team in the league. It quite likely cost them the game. With Jamaal Charles running at an All-Pro level, Davis won't be on the RB3 radar against the Broncos' elite run defense in Week 13. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 9:36 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    4.64 (1746th)
  • Jones-Drew: Three rushes for -1 'yards'
    Maurice Jones-Drew rushed three times in Oakland's Week 12 win over the Chiefs, but ended up with -1 yards.

    Advice: This has gotten sad. MJD's three carries went for one, -2 and zero yards. For the season, he's now rushed 36 times for 69 yards (1.91 YPC). The Raiders would be within their rights to release MJD during their long 10-day layoff between now and Week 13, but we don't expect that to happen. MJD has been a warrior during his nine-year career, but he's out of gas. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 9:16 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    1.52 (2592nd)
  • Darren McFadden: 14 touches for 34 yards
    Darren McFadden rushed 12 times for 29 yards in Oakland's Week 12 win over the Chiefs, adding two catches for an additional five yards.

    Advice: McFadden once again led the Raiders in (ineffective) touches, but refreshingly, that's not how they drew it up. Oakland came out handing the ball off to Latavius Murray after DMC drew the "start," but a wildly effective Murray (4/112/2) was limited to only four carries by a concussion. Then McFadden took over and the Raiders' rushing attack went back in the tank. DMC simply doesn't make defenders miss. He's now averaging 3.37 yards per carry. Provided Murray can get cleared for Week 13, we fully expect him to be the Raiders' new lead rusher. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 9:12 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.99 (178th)
  • Charles manages 122 total yards and score
    Jamaal Charles rushed 19 times for 80 yards in Kansas City's Week 12 loss to the Raiders, adding four catches for 42 yards and a touchdown.

    Advice: As usual, Charles was the Chiefs' best player. As sometimes happens, coach Andy Reid kept going away from him at critical junctures, and it may have cost Kansas City the game. Charles touched the ball just once on the Chiefs' final two drives, something that simply can't happen in a game you lose by four points. Charles' all-world athleticism was on full display on his 30-yard touchdown reception, as he turned a dumpoff into a pin-balling score. The top-three RB1 should have a big Week 13 against the Broncos. Charles is matchup proof. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 9:00 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    18.94 (4th)
  • Marshawn Lynch misses practice Thursday
    Marshawn Lynch (back) remained out of Seahawks practice Thursday.

    Advice: Lynch has been practicing very little in recent weeks, but it hasn't affected him on Sundays. Even in a tough matchup with the Cardinals, he's a high-end RB1 for Week 12. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 4:20 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Doug Martin (ankle) still limited on Thurs.
    Doug Martin (ankle) remained limited on Thursday.

    Advice: It's not a given that Martin suits up for Sunday's game against the Bears, but he's trending in the right direction. Most signs point toward Martin being the Bucs' No. 3 back behind Charles Sims and Bobby Rainey upon his return, though it's possible he'll slot in ahead of Rainey. We just won't know until the Bucs play. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 3:51 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • Charles Sims (ankle) pops up on injury report
    Charles Sims was added to the Bucs' injury report Thursday, getting in a limited session with an ankle issue.

    Advice: It's an eye-brow raising add to the injury report for a player who missed the first nine weeks of the season with an ankle injury, but we haven't seen any other reason to worry about Sims' Week 12 availability. His status will obviously be worth double-checking on Friday, but this is likely just a case of the Bucs getting Sims some rest coming off his first two NFL games. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 2:21 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    7.63 (121st)
  • Mark Ingram (shoulder) practicing in full
    Mark Ingram (shoulder) is practicing in full for Week 12.

    Advice: It's an upgrade on last week, where Ingram was "limited." Although Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is tentatively on track to return for Week 12, Ingram should remain a bell-cow back against the Ravens, as Khiry Robinson (arm) remains sidelined. Ingram and Thomas play very different roles for coach Sean Payton. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 2:17 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Travaris Cadet (hamstring) sitting Thursday
    Travaris Cadet missed Thursday's practice with a hamstring injury.

    Advice: It's a new injury for Pierre Thomas' fill-in. As usual, the Saints haven't offered any clues as to Cadet's status, so for now he can only be considered questionable for Monday's game against the Ravens. The fact that the Saints waived Brian Leonard earlier this week could be a sign they expect Cadet to suit up for Week 12, but that's pure speculation. His practice status will be updated on Friday. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:58 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    1.65 (2587th)
  • Khiry Robinson (arm) not practicing Thursday
    Khiry Robinson (forearm) remained sidelined at Saints practice Thursday.

    Advice: It puts Robinson on track to miss his fifth-straight game. Although Pierre Thomas (shoulder) appears likely to return for Monday's game against the Ravens, Robinson's likely absence leaves Mark Ingram as the Saints' unquestioned early-down back. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:56 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Pierre Thomas finally resumes practicing
    Pierre Thomas (shoulder) returned to Saints practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

    Advice: It's Thomas' first practice of any kind since he went down in Week 7. Speaking afterward, Thomas played coy on his status, but was in "high spirits." The Saints have badly missed Thomas in the screen game, and need him back more than ever with Brandin Cooks (thumb) done for the season. Thomas' return shouldn't put a huge dent in Mark Ingram's workload, as the backs play much-different roles. Khiry Robinson (arm) remains sidelined. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:51 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.85 (186th)
  • Arian Foster (groin) to be game-time call
    Arian Foster (groin) will be a game-time decision for Week 12.

    Advice: It's the same thing coach Bill O'Brien said last week, though Foster didn't come close to suiting up against the Browns. Foster was downgraded to "DNP" on Thursday after being "limited" on Wednesday. He appears to have slightly better odds of suiting up for Week 12 than he did in Week 11, but his status still remains murky, at best. Foster will be a top-five RB1 if he goes, but owners can't be counting on it. Keep Alfred Blue on speed dial as a plug-and-play RB2. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:27 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Reggie Bush (ankle) limited on Thursday
    Reggie Bush (ankle) remained "limited" on Thursday.

    Advice: We'd like to see Bush get in a "full" session on Friday, but he's trending toward returning for Sunday's outdoor game against the Patriots. Always more effective in domes, Bush will be a mid-range RB3 if he gives it a go for Week 12. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:19 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Joique Bell back at Lions practice Thursday
    Joique Bell (ankle) returned to Lions practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

    Advice: It appears Wednesday was just a day of rest for the Lions' No. 1 back. He's an RB2 for Sunday's matchup with the Patriots. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 11:41 am
     
    Probable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    8.53 (102nd)
  • Matt Asiata 'in doubt' for Week 12
    Vikings OC Norv Turner considers Matt Asiata (concussion) "in doubt" for Week 12.

    Advice: Per Norval, it's the primary reason the Vikings claimed Ben Tate off waivers on Wednesday. Asiata remained sidelined on Thursday. With Jerick McKinnon still operating as the lead back, Tate will be a touchdown-dependent RB4 if Asiata indeed sits against the Packers. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 10:33 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2013th)
  • Norv: Jerick McKinnon still Vikes' No. 1 back
    Vikings OC Norv Turner insists Jerick McKinnon is still the team's top back despite the addition of Ben Tate.

    Advice: "We’re excited about Jerick and what he’s done and I see him as our running back," Norval said. According to Turner, Tate is just an "insurance" policy with McKinnon battling a minor back injury and Matt Asiata (concussion) unlikely for Week 12. If Tate is going to threaten McKinnon's No. 1 status, it's not going to be in Week 12 with just four days to learn the playbook. McKinnon will be a boom-or-bust RB2 against the Packers. He returned to practice on Thursday. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 10:29 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Jeremy Hill expected to get 'bulk of carries'
    Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson expects Jeremy Hill to handle "the bulk of the carries until (Gio) Bernard’s hip and shoulder click back into place."

    Advice: Playcaller Hue Jackson isn't naming a Week 12 starter, which leaves the door open for Hill to take over as the Bengals' primary runner, even with Bernard all set to play against the Texans. "I think my concern is keeping him healthy,’ Jackson said of Bernard, who missed the last three games. Asked if Hill has earned a bigger role, Jackson replied "I think he deserves it. ... I think Jeremy has done a tremendous job and he earns the right to play, there's no question about that. But it's always good to have two really good runners." Expect Hill to lead the Bengals in carries against Houston, and possibly carry the bulk of the workload the rest of the way. In fantasy, he's a borderline RB1. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 5:54 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    9.17 (86th)
  • Marshawn Lynch rested on Wednesday
    Marshawn Lynch (back) did not practice Wednesday.

    Advice: Lynch is over the calf issue that made him questionable last week. The Seahawks are getting him extended rest. Lynch isn't in danger of missing Sunday's game with the Cardinals. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 4:12 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Jerick McKinnon (back) held out Wednesday
    Jerick McKinnon (back) did not practice Wednesday.

    Advice: The Vikings are getting him some extended rest. McKinnon should be fine for Sunday's game against the Packers. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 1:27 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Matt Asiata in concussion protocol
    Matt Asiata (concussion) did not practice Wednesday.

    Advice: Asiata is in the first stage of the league's concussion protocol and should be considered questionable for Week 12. The Vikings claimed Ben Tate on waivers Wednesday, suggesting Asiata could be held out this week. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 1:25 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2013th)
  • Joique Bell dealing with ankle injury
    Joique Bell (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.

    Advice: Bell wasn't listed on the Lions' post-game injury report, but was held out on Wednesday. It's not clear if his Week 12 status is in jeopardy. Bell will be updated again no later than Thursday. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 1:21 pm
     
    Probable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    8.53 (102nd)
  • Arian Foster practicing Wed, still day-to-day
    Arian Foster (groin) returned to practice Wednesday.

    Advice: The Texans refuse to elaborate on Foster. Coach Bill O'Brien continues to call him "day-to-day." Last week, however, O'Brien said he expects to have Foster back in the lineup for Week 12 against the Bengals. We probably won't know his status until later in the week. Check back Thursday for another update. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 12:54 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Reggie Bush (ankle) at practice Wednesday
    Reggie Bush (ankle) is practicing Wednesday.

    Advice: Bush was held out last week in an effort to get fully healthy. Barring a setback, he should play Sunday against the Patriots. Bush will be just an RB3/FLEX option. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:56 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Doug Martin (ankle) limited Wednesday
    Doug Martin (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

    Advice: Martin is on track to return, but his role is up in the air. Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims have struggled in his absence, with the Bucs averaging just 84.3 rush yards over the last three games. Martin should be close to fully healthy after returning to practice last week. His status will be updated again on Thursday. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:48 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • NFL credits Jonas Gray with 201 yards Week 11
    The NFL and Elias Sports Bureau made a stat change Tuesday, crediting Jonas Gray with 37 carries for 201 yards and four touchdowns in Week 11 against the Colts.

    Advice: Gray had a previous rushing line of 38-199-4. He had a minus-two-yard rush nullified because of a penalty. This is huge news if you play in a league with bonuses for 200-plus yards rushing, which many do. Gray will likely be the most heavily added player in Week 12, but we need to temper expectations. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 5:30 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.79 (189th)
  • Expect different plan from Patriots vs. DET
    ESPN Boston expects a "different offensive approach" out of the Patriots in Sunday's Week 12 game against the Lions.

    Advice: Recent Patriot gameplans when facing the Colts have been to smash them in the mouth with power runs. That is not going to work against a Lions defense that leads the league in rush yards allowed per game (68.8), YPC allowed (3.03) and is tied for second in touchdowns allowed (4). It's risky to project Bill Belichick's thoughts, but this certainly feels like a Shane Vereen game. Gray is a riskier RB2 than many think off his four-touchdown outburst. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 9:59 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.79 (189th)
  • Burden of running game now on Richardson
    The Indy Star says the "burden" of the running game is now going to fall on Trent Richardson.

    Advice: It's a scary thought for the Colts in the wake of Ahmad Bradshaw's fracture. Richardson has been among the least effective backs in the NFL over the last two seasons, averaging 3.12 YPC with five rushing touchdowns in 23 games as a Colt. The difference between T-Rich and Bradshaw was night and day. Already getting 15.2 touches per game, it's now conceivable that Richardson will get up around 20 going forward -- especially in clock-killing situations like the one we'll likely see in Week 12 when the Colts host the Jags. He's a volume-based RB2 with limited upside. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 6:28 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.79 (32nd)
  • Reggie Bush says he'll be back for Week 12
    Reggie Bush (ankle) expects to return for Week 12.

    Advice: Bush said the week off helped his ankle. It's worth noting that Bush is habitually overly optimistic about his odds of suiting up, but it didn't seem like he was in for a long-term absence when he was shut down for Week 11. Bush should tentatively be expected to return as a FLEX option for Sunday's outdoor meeting with the Patriots, returning Theo Riddick to No. 3 duties. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 1:36 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Marvin Lewis on Jeremy Hill: A 'complete' RB
    Following Sunday's 152-yard gashing of the Saints, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis referred to Jeremy Hill as "a very complete player."

    Advice: Averaging 4.92 YPC on 113 carries during his rookie year, Hill has shown the ability to be a true foundation back and a centerpiece of Cincinnati's offense. "Jeremy is such a tough runner," observed Lewis. "As he keeps going and just becomes a Bengal and just plays football, he'll only be more and more impressive. "He's got a lot of ability - he's strong, he can cut and run, he's got great speed, great vision and can catch the football. He's a very complete player. As a young guy, he's showing a lot right now. We've got to feel good about that." Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 10:16 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    9.17 (86th)
  • Lynch doesn't know if he'll be back 2015
    Marshawn Lynch admitted he doesn't know if he'll be back with the Seahawks in 2015.

    Advice: The Seahawks can save $7 million of Lynch's $8.5 million cap hit by cutting him in the offseason. Lynch also turns 29 next April and ESPN's Chris Mortensen previously reported that the team has "grown tired" of his "ways." On the field, however, Lynch continues to perform at an All-Pro level, ranking fifth among running backs in yards after contact per attempt and averaging a hefty 4.59 YPC with nine touchdowns. "The Seahawks, their front office gets in the media; they talk a lot. I don't talk too much. I just play the game," he said. "If they have something going on, I don't know about it." Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 7:13 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Charles Sims emerges as Tampa's lead back
    Charles Sims led Bucs RBs by playing on 33-of-52 snaps in Sunday's win over the Redskins.

    Advice: Bobby Rainey started the game, but was replaced on the second series and finished with five touches on 19 snaps. Mike James did not even play a snap and Doug Martin (ankle) was a scratch once again. It left Sims to pile up 16 touches and although he was not productive (44 total yards), he's clearly making progress. "He is looking better and better," coach Lovie Smith afterward. Expect Sims to function as the Bucs' lead back the rest of the way, giving him some flex appeal heading into a Week 12 game against the Bears. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 5:48 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    7.63 (121st)
  • Trent Richardson struggles against Patriots
    Trent Richardson rushed seven times for zero yards in Sunday night's loss to the Patriots, adding one catch for 21 yards.

    Advice: It was a disastrous night for the Colts running game. Ahmad Bradshaw was also limited to just seven carries, and exited in the fourth quarter with a leg injury. Richardson has a chance to see an expanded workload if Bradshaw misses time. He would be a high-floor RB2. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 9:43 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.79 (32nd)
  • Jonas Gray explodes for 199 yards, 4 TDs
    Jonas Gray had 38 carries for 199 yards and four touchdowns in Sunday night's Week 11 win over the Colts.

    Advice: The Patriots featured Gray in a workhorse role, giving him the majority of snaps over Shane Vereen. It's a similar strategy to what New England did to the Colts in the playoffs last year, when they rode LeGarrette Blount and Stevan Ridley to six touchdowns. Gray got goal-line and early-down work over Vereen, who finished with five touches. All four of his touchdowns came from inside the five-yard line. Gray should continue to get the bulk of the carries going forward, but is going to be hard to trust in a Week 12 matchup against the Lions. Available in 80 percent of Yahoo leagues, Gray needs to be owned in all formats. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 9:37 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.79 (189th)
  • Joique Bell totals 115 yards versus Cardinals
    Joique Bell rushed 14 times for 85 yards in Detroit's Week 11 loss to the Cardinals, adding three catches for 30 additional yards.

    Advice: Facing one of his toughest opponents of the season, Bell had arguably his best game. Bell refused to go down, shedding tackles and extending runs with excellent balance. He's now averaging 5.37 yards per carry over his past two games after limping into Week 10 with a 3.19 YPC. For the year, his mark is now up to 3.62. That's still nowhere near where Bell needs to be, but it appears the worst is behind him. He'll be a mid-range RB2 against the Patriots' mid-range run defense in Week 12. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 4:45 pm
     
    Probable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    8.53 (102nd)
  • Jones-Drew goes 4-6 against Chargers
    Maurice Jones-Drew managed six yards on four carries in Week 11.

    Advice: He's got nothing left in the tank. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 4:43 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    1.52 (2592nd)
  • McFadden gets eight touches in defeat
    Darren McFadden managed 21 yards on eight carries and zero receptions on three targets in the Raiders' Week 11 loss to San Diego.

    Advice: The Raiders' backfield devolved into a three-way timeshare against the Chargers, with Latavius Murray (7 touches) and Maurice Jones-Drew (4 touches) mixing in. McFadden is safe to drop in 10- and 12-team leagues for the fantasy stretch run. We'd rather take a flier on Murray's superior upside as an RB4/5 "stash." Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 4:42 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.99 (178th)
  • De'Anthony Thomas gains 32 total yards
    De'Anthony Thomas rushed three times for 22 yards and caught one pass for 10 yards Week 11 against the Seahawks.

    Advice: Thomas almost got loose on a long punt return but was ruled to have stepped out of bounds. The numbers were not gaudy, but the threat of Thomas had the Seahawks' defense moving sideways all game, giving Jamaal Charles huge holes to run through. Charles gained 159 yards on 20 carries. Thomas will be valuable to the Chiefs in real life, but will not get the touches to be a factor in fantasy. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 4:34 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    2.77 (2537th)
  • Travaris Cadet has four-catch day vs. CIN
    Travaris Cadet caught 4-of-5 targets for 31 yards in New Orleans' Week 11 loss to the Bengals.

    Advice: Cadet was held without a gain on his lone rushing attempt. Doing a poor Pierre Thomas impression during Thomas' (shoulder) extended absence, Cadet isn't a legitimate RB3. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 2:28 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    1.65 (2587th)
  • Freeman rushes for 28 yards in Week 11 win
    Devonta Freeman rushed for 28 yards on six carries in Atlanta's Week 11 win over Carolina.

    Advice: Freeman has pulled ahead as the clear No. 2 back to Steven Jackson, but Jackson is still dominating the touches in the Falcons' backfield. Freeman won't come into fantasy relevance unless Jackson goes down. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 2:20 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.90 (2394th)
  • Charles Sims plays over Rainey, but struggles
    Charles Sims rushed 13 times for 36 yards in Sunday's Week 11 win over the Redskins.

    Advice: Bobby Rainey started, but Sims played the majority of snaps this week. He had 16 touches compared to Rainey's five carries. Despite being talked up as a potential starter, Sims has looked like a middling talent that's best suited for a third-down role. The Bucs running scheme -- and not Doug Martin -- has been the bigger problem this season. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 2:08 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    7.63 (121st)
  • Lynch rumbles for 124 yards against Chiefs
    Marshawn Lynch rushed 24 times for 124 yards Week 11 against the Chiefs.

    Advice: Lynch shredded the Chiefs between the 20s, but was stopped inside the Kansas City five-yard line four times. He also failed to convert a critical fourth and one late in the fourth quarter. Lynch was dealing with a number of ailments during the game but did not appear to miss any snaps due to injury. He will likely see limited practice time again this week. Lynch will be a low-end RB1 in a tough matchup against the Cardinals Week 12. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 2:01 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Mark Ingram: 30 touches for 97 yards
    Mark Ingram rushed 23 times for 67 yards in New Orleans' Week 11 loss to the Bengals, adding seven catches for an additional 30 yards.

    Advice: Ingram was held out of the end zone, a rarity for a running back who gets the ball 30 times. The day of sound and fury but no pay off came against one of the league's very worst run defenses. Ingram has now gotten the ball a preposterous 116 times over the Saints' past four games, a number they know they have to rein in. It remains unclear when Pierre Thomas (shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (arm) will return, however. Either way, Ingram will be a solid RB2 for Week 12 against the Ravens. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 1:39 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Knile Davis vultures a touchdown Week 11
    Knile Davis rushed five times for 10 yards and a score Week 11 against the Seahawks.

    Advice: Davis' four-yard touchdown plunge came after Jamaal Charles danced through the Seahawks defense for a 47-yard run to set the Chiefs up with first and goal. Davis now has five rushing touchdowns on the season. Davis is a must handcuff for Charles owners. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 1:35 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    4.64 (1746th)
  • Asiata gets 4 touches in Week 11 loss
    Vikings RB Matt Asiata managed two yards on one carry and three catches for 12 yards in the team's Week 11 loss to the Bears.

    Advice: The Vikings' running game was a non-factor in this one as Chicago controlled the ball and forced Minnesota to play from behind. Jerick McKinnon managed 12 touches compared to Asiata's four. With Adrian Peterson's going-forward availability up in the air, Asiata's fantasy outlook is similarly uncertain. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 1:25 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2013th)
  • Jeremy Hill drops 165 total yards on Saints
    Jeremy Hill rushed 27 times for 152 yards in Cincinnati's Week 11 win over the Saints, adding a 13-yard reception.

    Advice: The only negative for Hill's owners was that he got held out of the end zone. Hill extended runs all afternoon long, especially in the fourth quarter as the Saints desperately needed a stop. Hill was allowed to get into a rhythm one week after the Bengals went away from the run in their ugly loss to the Browns, and he responded by almost single-handedly killing the clock. Hill has now rushed 63 times for 361 yards (5.73 YPC) in the three games Giovani Bernard has missed with a hip injury. Those are high-end RB1 numbers, but Bernard is tentatively expected back for Week 12. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 1:21 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    9.17 (86th)
  • Jamaal Charles explodes for 178 yards & 2 TDs
    Jamaal Charles rushed 20 times for 159 yards and two scores Week 11 against the Seahawks.

    Advice: He added 19 yards on two catches. Charles was electric all day, breaking tackles and running away from defenders at the second level. Charles has seven touchdowns in his last six games and is averaging 5.46 yards per carry over that span. He will be a top-three running back when the Chiefs travel to Oakland on Thursday night. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 1:17 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    18.94 (4th)
  • McKinnon handles 12 touches against Bears
    Jerick McKinnon rushed eight times for 38 yards and caught 4-of-7 targets for 20 yards in the Vikings' Week 11 loss to the Bears.

    Advice: Minnesota was dominated in time of possession -- 39 to 21 -- which left very little opportunity for a Vikings team to run the ball, especially because they played with a deficit for most of Sunday's contest. McKinnon's fantasy start-ability going forward is up in the air with Adrian Peterson having a chance to return in Week 12 against Green Bay. If Peterson does not come back next week, McKinnon would be a dicey RB2/flex play in a game where Minnesota would be a good bet to fall behind again. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 1:07 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Reggie Bush officially inactive vs. Cardinals
    Reggie Bush (ankle) is inactive for Week 11 against the Cardinals.

    Advice: As is Brandon Pettigrew (foot). Bush's absence leaves Theo Riddick as the Lions' third-down back behind early-down hammer Joique Bell. Riddick is a low-end FLEX play. Bush should be considered week to week. Also inactive for the Lions are DT Nick Fairley, RG Larry Warford, QB Kellen Moore, DE Larry Webster and WR Ryan Broyles. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 12:00 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Texans declare Week 11 inactives
    Texans declared RB Arian Foster, QB Tom Savage, WR DeVier Posey, CB Kareem Jackson, S Josh Aubrey, LB Max Bullough, and T Jeff Adams inactive for Week 11 against the Browns.

    Advice: As expected, Alfred Blue will get the start at running back. The Texans are unusually banged up coming off their bye. Jackson is another big loss, as he would have covered Browns slot WR Andrew Hawkins in sub-packages. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 8:46 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Jerick McKinnon is active for Week 11
    Jerick McKinnon is active for Week 11, as expected.

    Advice: He was listed as probable with a lower-back ailment, but is "fine." The Vikings' Week 11 inactives are CB Shaun Prater, FB Zach Line, LB Brandon Watts, OL David Yankey, OL Mike Harris, TE MarQueis Gray, and DE Scott Crichton. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 8:39 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Marshawn Lynch (calf) active against Chiefs
    Marshawn Lynch (calf) is active for Week 11 against the Chiefs.

    Advice: Lynch missed practice Wednesday and Thursday before getting in a limited session on Friday. Lynch also missed practice twice before Week 10, and then preceded to put up 140 yards and four touchdowns against the Giants. He is a rock-solid RB1 against a Chiefs rush defense that looks better on paper than it does in real life. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 8:33 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Doug Martin (ankle) officially inactive
    Doug Martin (ankle) is officially inactive for Week 11.

    Advice: Martin was able to practice on a limited basis and will have a chance at returning next week. Bobby Rainey should get the majority of carries, with Charles Sims expected to see an expanded role. The rest of the Bucs inactives are WR Robert Herron, CB Alterraun Verner, DE Da'Quan Bowers, OT Kevin Pamphile, TE Luke Stocker, and CB C.J. Wilson. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 8:33 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • Mark Ingram likely to hit FA market in 2015
    CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora expects contract-year RB Mark Ingram to reach the free-agent market.

    Advice: The Saints are already projected to be over the 2015 salary cap, having a ton of money tied up in Drew Brees, the offensive line, Jairus Byrd, Jimmy Graham, and Junior Galette. Tagging Ingram at around $8 million also makes no sense. Ingram flipped the switch on his career late last season, and it's carried over into 2014. He'll likely seek upwards of $5 million annually on a long-term deal. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 7:33 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Charles Sims scheduled for more playing time
    ESPN's Adam Caplan reports Charles Sims is expected to "see more playing time" in his second NFL game, Sunday at Washington.

    Advice: As Caplan notes, Sims only played 32 percent of last week's offensive snaps. A 50:50 timeshare between Sims and Bobby Rainey seems more likely this week. It's confirmation that the coaching staff won't punish Sims for his Week 10 lost fumble, but also doesn't necessarily make Sims a strong flex option. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 7:29 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    7.63 (121st)
  • Seahawks still plan to move on from Lynch?
    NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Seahawks still plan to move on from Marshawn Lynch following the 2014 season.

    Advice: We're not entirely buying it. Lynch has become the foundation of Seattle's offense, and is still playing at an extremely high level. The Seahawks have plenty of cap space for 2015, and should be able to fit a Russell Wilson mega-extension into that along with Lynch's $8.5 million cap hit. Seattle has gotten very little out of Christine Michael, while Robert Turbin doesn't project as a feature back. The Seahawks could look to go running back early in next year's draft. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 7:20 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • Texans expect Foster back Week 12 vs. Bengals
    Coach Bill O'Brien said he expects Arian Foster (groin) back in the lineup Week 12 against the Bengals.

    Advice: Per O'Brien, Foster's groin issue is a "two-week" injury. So, Foster should be fine for the fantasy playoffs, which start Week 13 in most leagues. Alfred Blue will get the start Sunday against the Browns. He's a solid RB2 simply because of volume, but we recommend the Cleveland defense for streaming purposes. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 6:32 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Report: Seahawks expect Lynch (calf) to play
    NFL Network's Albert Breer reports "teammates and friends" expect Marshawn Lynch (calf) to play Week 11 against the Chiefs.

    Advice: That's not saying much, but it's worth noting nonetheless. We'd like something a little more concrete than "teammates and friends." Lynch is questionable after missing Wednesday and Thursday's practices and getting in a limited session Friday. The good news is the Seahawks and Chiefs kick off at 1 PM ET. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 5:14 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    13.84 (24th)
  • RapSheet: Reggie Bush (ankle) to miss Week 11
    NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Reggie Bush (ankle) will not play Week 11 against the Cardinals.

    Advice: ESPN's Ed Werder had it first on Saturday. Bush is expected to be back for Week 12. Joique Bell will get the start against Arizona's top-end run defense, with Theo Riddick handling all of his and Bush's touches as the space back. With 8-10 touches, Riddick is worth some FLEX consideration in PPR formats. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 5:08 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Report: Bush not expected to play Sunday
    ESPN's Ed Werder reports Reggie Bush (questionable, ankle) won't play in Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

    Advice: The Lions' website also considers Bush "unlikely" to play this week. Bush has been dealing with his ankle issue for over a month and is expected to be rested in an effort to get fully healthy. Joique Bell will start and handle the majority of carries, with Theo Riddick replacing Bush in the passing-back role. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 11:38 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Arian Foster (groin) officially out Week 11
    Texans officially ruled Arian Foster (groin) out for Week 11 against the Browns.

    Advice: Coach Bill O'Brien called Foster a game-day decision following Friday's practice, but he was never expected to play. Rookie Alfred Blue will get the start and should see a heavy workload with Ryan Mallett making his first NFL start. Blue is a solid RB2 against a struggling Cleveland rush defense. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 9:43 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Jamaal Charles officially listed as probable
    Jamaal Charles (shoulder, elbow) is probable for Week 11.

    Advice: The Chiefs listed Charles with shoulder and elbow injuries, but he practiced in full. Charles is a high-end RB1 despite a difficult matchup against Seattle's run defense. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 4:46 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    18.94 (4th)
  • Khiry Robinson listed as out again
    Khiry Robinson (arm) is listed as out for Week 11.

    Advice: The Saints still have given no information on the extent of Robinson's injury, which he personally initially called a "boo-boo." We have to wonder if Robinson has a fractured arm at this point. He's now missed four games. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 1:05 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Pierre Thomas ruled out for Week 11
    Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is listed as out for Week 11.

    Advice: Thomas remains out indefinitely with shoulder and rib injuries. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 1:02 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.85 (186th)
  • Reggie Bush (ankle) unlikely to play Week 11
    The Lions' website considers Reggie Bush (ankle) "unlikely" to play in Week 11 against the Cardinals.

    Advice: Bush is officially listed as questionable, but will be replaced by Theo Riddick in the Lions' passing-back role. Joique Bell also gets a bump, although he has a very tough draw versus the NFL's No. 3 run defense. Riddick is worth a look as a lower-end flex play in PPR leagues. Just keep in mind Riddick's touch totals in Bush's two previous missed games this season were 8 and 11. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 1:00 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Report: Arian Foster (groin) unlikely to play
    ESPN's Adam Schefter stated on SportsCenter Friday that Arian Foster (groin, questionable) is unlikely to play in Week 11 against the Browns.

    Advice: Technically, coach Bill O'Brien is calling Foster a game-day decision after he practiced "a little bit" on Friday. Multiple reports surfaced Friday that Foster will be out against Cleveland, giving Alfred Blue the start. "Right now it does not look promising," Schefter said of Foster's potential availability. "Signs not encouraging." Schefter expects a "heavy dose" of Alfred Blue against the Browns. Although Foster has had a great season when healthy, he has shown up on the weekly injury reports with four separate ailments. Blue will be an RB2 if he gets the nod at Cleveland. The Browns' defense is a recommended fantasy streamer against Houston's Ryan Mallett-led offense. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 11:19 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Mike Zimmer confirms McKinnon is fine
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Friday that Jerick McKinnon (probable, back) is "fine."

    Advice: McKinnon was limited in Thursday's practice, but practiced again on Friday and should be all systems go for Sunday's clash with the collapsing Bears. With Adrian Peterson having a realistic shot at returning for Week 12 against the Packers, this could be McKinnon's final week as Minnesota's lead back. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 10:39 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Doug Martin ruled out for Week 11
    Doug Martin (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 11.

    Advice: Martin practiced on Thursday and Friday, but the one-win Bucs have no urgency to play him. Martin has been droppable in fantasy leagues for a few weeks now. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 10:20 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • Report: Arian Foster out for Week 11 vs. CLE
    Jayson Braddock of 790 Houston reports Arian Foster (groin) will not play Week 11 against the Browns.

    Advice: We don't typically use Braddock as a source, but he's had some good Texans nuggets in the past, so it's worth a mention. The Texans have been pretty quiet on Foster's status all week, with coach Bill O'Brien chalking him up as a full-blown game-time decision. Foster, himself, wouldn't commit to playing, simply saying, "We shall see." Foster owners should own Alfred Blue already. If not, you need to be making other plans. Cleveland was already a top-end D/ST streamer, but would become infinitely more attractive if Foster ends up sitting. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 10:04 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Jerick McKinnon (back) practicing Friday
    Jerick McKinnon (back) is practicing on Friday.

    Advice: He was added to the injury report Thursday, but is fully expected to play against the Bears. Still looking for his first NFL touchdown, McKinnon is a decent bet to score against a Chicago defense that is allergic to tackling. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 9:33 am
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Reggie Bush misses third straight practice
    Reggie Bush (ankle) is not practicing Friday.

    Advice: Bush participated in zero practices this week and the Lions have been open about the possibility of resting his troublesome ankle. At this point, we'd be surprised if he suited up against Arizona Sunday. It's a major boost to exciting pass-catching back Theo Riddick, who averaged 6.5 catches for 74.5 yards and scored two touchdowns in the two games Bush missed earlier this season. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:40 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Mark Ingram (shoulder) still limited Thursday
    Mark Ingram (shoulder) remained limited on Thursday.

    Advice: It's the same routine Ingram followed last week before touching the ball 30 times against the 49ers. He'll be good to go as an RB1 against the Bengals' struggling run defense. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 2:36 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Jamaal Charles practicing in full for Week 11
    Jamaal Charles is listed on the Week 11 injury report with shoulder and elbow issues, but is practicing in full.

    Advice: Charles' "injuries" aren't a concern. Matchup proof all season, Charles remains a high-end RB1 against the Seahawks' stout run defense. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 2:03 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    18.94 (4th)
  • Khiry Robinson still not practicing
    Saints RB Khiry Robinson (arm) remained sidelined Thursday.

    Advice: Robinson won't be returning for Sunday's game against the Bengals. He remains week to week. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:33 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Pierre Thomas (shoulder) still not practicing
    Pierre Thomas (shoulder, ribs) remained sidelined Thursday.

    Advice: Thomas appears all but certain to miss his fourth-consecutive game. Travaris Cadet will continue to handle passing-down work against the Bengals. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:32 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.85 (186th)
  • McKinnon (back) shows up on injury report
    Jerick McKinnon was added to the Vikings' injury report with a lower-back issue on Thursday, getting in a limited session.

    Advice: Mid-week adds to the injury report are never good news, but "lower back" isn't a particularly-scary designation. McKinnon is likely just working through some standard soreness. We're not yet concerned about McKinnon's Week 11 availability, but his status will be worth double-checking on Friday. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:11 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.07 (41st)
  • Arian Foster 'definitely' game-time decision
    Speaking Thursday, Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Arian Foster (groin) will "definitely" be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Browns.

    Advice: Foster remained sidelined Thursday. There was early-week optimism that Foster would be ready to rock coming off the Texans' bye, but all current signs suggest he's no better than 50-50 to suit up. It's a nightmare for fantasy owners, and a shame since the Browns have one of the league's very-worst run defenses. Alfred Blue will be a plug-and-play RB2 if Foster sits. Foster's status will be updated no later than Friday afternoon. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 12:55 pm
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2034th)
  • Reggie Bush (ankle) sits again on Thursday
    Reggie Bush (ankle) remained sidelined Thursday.

    Advice: For what it's worth, Bush was "working pretty hard with trainers on the side," according to DetroitLions.com. Speaking Thursday, coach Jim Caldwell talked openly about potentially giving Bush a rest for Week 11. It would make sense against the Cardinals' elite run defense. What Bush is able to do Friday will be key, but he's trending toward sitting out. That would mean an uptick in snaps for Theo Riddick. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 11:40 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    6.19 (165th)
  • Doug Martin back at Bucs practice Thursday
    Doug Martin (ankle) returned to Bucs practice Thursday.

    Advice: He'll likely be listed as "limited." There's now a chance Martin will be ready for Sunday's game against the Redskins, but it's far from a given. Even if Martin does return, it will likely be as the No. 3 on the depth chart behind Charles Sims and Bobby Rainey. Martin is no longer a consideration in 10-12 team leagues, and is barely on the radar in 14-team formats. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 11:03 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • Mark Ingram (shoulder) limited Wednesday
    Mark Ingram (shoulder) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

    Advice: The Saints also limited Ingram last week before giving him 30 touches. Ingram's shoulder injury isn't a concern for his Week 11 status. He'll be a top-10 running back play for Sunday's matchup with the Bengals. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 2:06 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    12.69 (33rd)
  • Khiry Robinson still not practicing
    Khiry Robinson (arm) is not practicing Wednesday.

    Advice: Robinson is likely out for Week 11. The Saints signed RB Brian Leonard as insurance. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 2:01 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    0.00 (2005th)
  • Pierre Thomas still not practicing Wednesday
    Pierre Thomas (shoulder, ribs) remained sidelined at Wednesday's practice.

    Advice: As did Khiry Robinson (arm). Thomas at least did some work on a rehab field, suggesting he's close to a return, but he appears doubtful for Week 11. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 2:00 pm
     
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    5.85 (186th)
  • Doug Martin (ankle) not practicing Wednesday
    Doug Martin (ankle) is not practicing Wednesday.

    Advice: The Bucs never gave a timetable on Martin's ankle injury, but he's in danger of missing his third straight game. Martin's status will be updated again on Thursday. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:12 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    3.03 (2532nd)
  • Expect Charles Sims' role to gradually grow
    The Tampa Bay Times' Greg Auman expects Charles Sims' role to "gradually increase."

    Advice: As long as he doesn't fumble like he did on his seventh carry in his NFL debut last week. Sims is an all-around back capable of playing three downs, but most expect Bobby Rainey to remain a big part of the offense. Rainey was better as a pass-catcher Sunday, though catching the ball is one of Sims' strengths. The thing here is we can't expect Sims to just come in and get all the touches for Tampa. Doug Martin is likely to settle in as the No. 3. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 5:28 am
     
    Questionable
    Week 12 Projected Points & Rank
    7.63 (121st)
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