Fantasy Football Breaking News

  • Lamar Miller - RB - Miami Dolphins
    Posted 11/21/14 9:13pm ET

    Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (shoulder, knee) is expected to play in Week 12 unless he suffers a setback prior to the game, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Miller is now dealing with a knee injury but is expected to play on Sunday. However, the Miami/Denver game doesn't kickoff until 4:25 pm ET, so it's not an ideal situation for fantasy owners. Miller will be a RB2 in what should be a high-scoring game if he plays but he's a gamble for owners this week because of the late start. Daniel Thomas and Damien Williams will split touches if Miller is out.

  • Matthew Stafford - QB - Detroit Lions
    Posted 11/21/14 9:13pm ET

    Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford, who is currently on pace to finish with the fewest passing yards in a single season for his career, has struggled on deep-ball connections, especially in the last two weeks with WR Calvin Johnson returning. Stafford has completed only 14 percent of his passes at least 20 yards downfield to Johnson the last two weeks, and he's thrown an interception on deep targets in each of the pair's four full games together. Stafford is also struggling in the face of pressure this year, with his completion percentage under pressure dropping from 42 percent last year to 34 percent in 2014, his lowest since 2010.

    Huddle Up: Stafford was predicted by many to have a huge a season but it's been just the opposite. Despite the addition of Golden Tate and rookie TE Eric Ebron, Stafford has been a fantasy disappointment in 2014. That's not likely to change over the final six weeks.

  • Jonas Gray - RB - New England Patriots
    Posted 11/21/14 6:46pm ET

    New England Patriots RB Jonas Gray was late reporting to the team's facility Friday, Nov. 21 and did not practice . He is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Hey Jonas, it doesn't take long to go from the penthouse to the outhouse in New England. Nothing's official as of right now, but don't be shocked to see the RB pop up on the inactive list Sunday, with Shane Vereen or even newly re-signed LeGarrette Blount in a lead role against the Lions.

  • Lamar Miller - RB - Miami Dolphins
    Posted 11/21/14 6:37pm ET

    Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (shoulder, knee) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is listed as questionable for Week 12 against the Denver Broncos. Miller has been nursing a sore shoulder for the last three weeks, but he also recently suffered a knee injury in practice. RBs Damien Williams and Daniel Thomas will likely share the workload if Miller sits out. RB LaMichael James could also be activated for the first time this year.

    Huddle Up: It looks like Miller's owners are facing a dreaded late-afternoon game-time decision Sunday so make plans now.

  • Charles Clay - TE - Miami Dolphins
    Posted 11/21/14 6:37pm ET

    Miami Dolphins TE Charles Clay (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 21, and he is doubtful for Week 12 against the Denver Broncos. Clay suffered a setback in practice this week, and he's been nursing a sore right knee since training camp. TE Dion Sims would replace Clay in the starting lineup, with TE Gator Hoskins serving as the backup. Sims has caught nine passes for 124 yards and a touchdown this year.

    Huddle Up: This is shaping up to be Clay's first missed game of the year, and Sims would be a suitable plug-in if your league waiver-wire is completely picked over.

  • Jerick McKinnon - RB - Minnesota Vikings
    Posted 11/21/14 6:37pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon (back) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is listed as probable.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon should be able to go against the Packers, but his workload is in question, even with backfield mate Matt Asista (concussion) already having been ruled out. That means we should definitely see newly signed Ben Tate get some work.

  • Marshawn Lynch - RB - Seattle Seahawks
    Posted 11/21/14 6:27pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: As always, Lynch will be out there Sunday for what figures to be a physical matchup against the division-leading Cardinals.

  • Arian Foster - RB - Houston Texans
    Posted 11/21/14 6:27pm ET

    Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (groin) did not practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is questionable for Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Head coach Bill O'Brien said Foster would be worked out prior to the game Sunday, Nov. 23, to see if he can play.

    Huddle Up: It's an all-too familiar situation for Foster owners after the RB missed the last two days of practice following limited participation Wednesday. Ideally, you also have Alfred Blue ready to swap in, but, if not, get a Plan B lined up.

  • Matt Asiata - RB - Minnesota Vikings
    Posted 11/21/14 6:27pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (concussion) did not participate in practice and has been ruled out for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Fellow RB Jerick McKinnon (back) is listed as probable, and newly signed Ben Tate could get some work as well.

  • Julio Jones - WR - Atlanta Falcons
    Posted 11/21/14 6:21pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (illness) fully participated in practice, Friday, Nov. 21, and is probable for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Jones was back after a two-day battle with a nasty bug and should be good to go Sunday against the Browns.

  • Larry Fitzgerald - WR - Arizona Cardinals
    Posted 11/21/14 3:08pm ET

    Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) was not participating during the media-access portion of practice Friday, Nov. 21. Fitzgerald was working on the side during that part of practice.

    Huddle Up: It's still shaping up as a late-afternoon game-time decision on Fitz, but it's not looking overly promising with the WR having missed the full week of practice. If he's out, of course expect more targets for Michael Floyd, and the Browns -- John and Jaron.

  • Blake Bortles - QB - Jacksonville Jaguars
    Posted 11/21/14 3:04pm ET

    Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles (wrist) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 12, and is listed as probable for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Good news for those who need to roll with the rookie this Sunday in Indy.

  • Chris Long - DE - St. Louis Rams
    Posted 11/21/14 3:04pm ET

    St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (ankle) likely will not play in Week 12, but the team is not ruling out the possibility, according to head coach Jeff Fisher.

    Huddle Up: IDP-league alert for the Rams' stud DE who has been out of commission since the season opener.

  • Jordan Cameron - TE - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 11/21/14 3:04pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons.

    Huddle Up: Cameron did get in some work in practice Friday and will miss a fourth straight game.

  • Delanie Walker - TE - Tennessee Titans
    Posted 11/21/14 3:00pm ET

    Tennessee Titans TE Delanie Walker has passed his concussion test and is good to go in Week 12 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Huddle Up: Here's a fantasy TE ray of light here amidst all the other grim news at the position (Dwayne Allen, Jordan Reed, Jordan Cameron and -- possibly -- Julius Thomas).

  • Giovani Bernard - RB - Cincinnati Bengals
    Posted 11/21/14 3:00pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (hip, clavicle) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is probable for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Bernard will be back on the field Sunday for the first time in a month, but don't be too surprised if rookie Jeremy Hill gets the bulk of the work against the Texans.

  • Julius Thomas - TE - Denver Broncos
    Posted 11/21/14 3:00pm ET

    Denver Broncos TE Julius Thomas (ankle), who appeared limited during practice Friday, Nov. 21, figures to be a game-time decision against the Miami Dolphins in Week 12. Thomas said his ankle is improving, though: 'If I can go, I will go.'

    Huddle Up: Thomas has made small strides throughout the week, but his status obviously remains very much in question. The big problem for his fantasy owners is the Broncos' late-afternoon kickoff so plan your lineup arrangements accordingly.

  • Emmanuel Sanders - WR - Denver Broncos
    Posted 11/21/14 2:53pm ET

    Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders (concussion) practiced in full Friday, Nov. 21, and is probable for Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, according to head coach John Fox.

    Huddle Up: Sanders will be good to go Sunday but does face a Miami D that surrenders the sixth-fewest fantasy points to opposing wideouts.

  • Dwayne Allen - TE - Indianapolis Colts
    Posted 11/21/14 2:53pm ET

    Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 12 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Huddle Up: As expected, Allen will miss his first game of the season, leaving Coby Fleener as a solid TE play this Sunday against the Jags.

  • Jordan Reed - TE - Washington Redskins
    Posted 11/21/14 2:53pm ET

    Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) missed his third straight day of practice Friday, Nov. 21, and head coach Jay Gruden said Reed has been ruled out for Week 12 against the San Francisco 49ers.

    Huddle Up: It's slim fantasy pickings in D.C. these days as Reed will miss his fifth game of the season. When lining up your replacement TE, best look for one that you use the rest of the season given the team's struggles and Reed's injury-marred 2-year track record.

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