Jonas Gray - RB - New England Patriots
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
LeGarrette Blount - RB - New England Patriots
New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount was not signed by the team to replace RB Jonas Gray as the between-the-tackles runner. Blount's presence gives the team another tough inside runner in the potentially poor-weather weeks ahead.
Huddle Up: Blount was also a standout kick returner during last season's playoffs, so he provides multiple ways in which he can help the Patriots. Those who just threw all their remaining FAAB at Gray, however, can sleep a little more soundly with word that Blount won't be swiping Gray's role. Because when has Bill Belichick ever not disclosed the full truth to fantasy owners?
Latavius Murray - RB - Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray (concussion) has earned himself a larger role in the offense, according to interim head coach Tony Sparano. His concussion, obviously, will dictate when that plan will be put into motion. 'The way he ran the ball today he earned more snaps, no doubt about it,' Sparano said. 'We just have to see how he comes out of this thing.'
Huddle Up: There is no logical reason for the Raiders to give carries to any back other than Murray once he's back from his concussion. Neither Darren McFadden nor Maurice Jones-Drew are in the club's future, so why not see what Murray brings to the table and get a good look at what the club needs to add around offensive cornerstones Derek Carr, Andre Holmes, and Murray?
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