Fantasy Football Breaking News

  • Khiry Robinson - RB - New Orleans Saints
    Posted 11/24/14 7:41pm ET

    The New Orleans Saints have declared RB Khiry Robinson, WR Robert Meachem, DL Brandon Deaderick, LB Kyle Knox, OT Nick Becton, CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste and CB Terrence Frederick inactive for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Robinson will miss a fifth straight game, leaving the RB chores to Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas and Travaris Cadet, while Meachem won't be part of the Saints' reconfigured WR rotation which is playing its first game without the injured Brandin Cooks.

  • Robert Griffin III - QB - Washington Redskins
    Posted 11/24/14 4:26pm ET

    Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will start Sunday, Nov. 30, against the Indianapolis Colts, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

    Huddle Up: RG3 was awful Sunday against the 49ers but in fairness to him he didn't get much help from his offensive line. Griffin is no longer on the fantasy radar as anything more than a risky QB2.

  • Latavius Murray - RB - Oakland Raiders
    Posted 11/24/14 4:26pm ET

    Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray (concussion) is not participating in practice Monday, Nov. 24.

    Huddle Up: Murray is going through the NFL's concussion protocol. He should be the Raiders top back once he's cleared to play. Murray is the top waiver wire pickup this week if he's still available.

  • Vernon Davis - TE - San Francisco 49ers
    Posted 11/24/14 3:06pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis had three catches for just 21 yards in the team's Week 12 win over the Washington Redskins, and that came after he had two catches or less in four straight games. Davis stopped his routes too soon on two of his catches and also dropped what would have been a 20-yard pass. Davis has played in six straight games after missing two games earlier this year with injuries.

    Huddle Up: Davis has been a disaster this season after a two-touchdown performance in the opener against Dallas. He's not a starting option and barely worth hanging onto in a majority of fantasy leagues. There are plenty of other tight ends that can catch two passes a game.

  • Ryan Mallett - QB - Houston Texans
    Posted 11/24/14 1:45pm ET

    Houston Texans QB Ryan Mallett (pectoral) is expected to miss the rest of the season because of the pectoral injury he suffered in Week 12.

    Huddle Up: The Texans will turn back to Ryan Fitzpatrick for the short-term but could take a look at rookie Tom Savage late in the season if they fall out of playoff contention. Mallett enters the offseason a free agent with minimal starting experience but he's likely to draw interest from QB starved teams.

  • Nick Foles - QB - Philadelphia Eagles
    Posted 11/24/14 1:45pm ET

    Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles (collarbone) is due for an examination in the next two weeks. His recovery is going well, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Foles' best-case scenario for a return is Week 14 but that's being overly optimistic. If Foles returns by the end of the regular season, it will be a win for the Eagles. Mark Sanchez is 2-1 as the Eagles starter in Foles' absence. Foles is only worth holding if you're unsettled at the quarterback position heading into fantasy playoffs.

  • Alfred Morris - RB - Washington Redskins
    Posted 11/24/14 10:09am ET

    Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris averaged 6.0 yards per attempt on 21 carries in the Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers. It was his first 100-yard game of the season, and first since Nov. 7, 2013, against the Minnesota Vikings. 'I stopped trying to think too much,' Morris said Sunday, Nov. 23. 'I said this weeks ago: I was thinking too much. I've been playing this game since I was five. I know how to be a runner. I just stopped thinking and stopped trying to make things happen that weren't there.'

    Huddle Up: Morris and the Redskins are capable of grinding it out on the ground, even against a good run defense like the 49ers. And with the passing game struggling, that may need to be the team's MO for the foreseeable future.

  • Drew Stanton - QB - Arizona Cardinals
    Posted 11/24/14 10:09am ET

    Updating a previous report, Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (ankle) said Sunday, Nov. 23, that his ankle got rolled in the Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks late in the fourth quarter. He said he was fine, and would have played if the team got the ball back.

    Huddle Up: The Cards are already on their backup quarterback, so losing Stanton would have been a disaster. He may be limited in practice this week but should be good to go for Week 13.

  • Larry Fitzgerald - WR - Arizona Cardinals
    Posted 11/23/14 11:29pm ET

    Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald's (knee) sprained knee did not respond as hoped before the Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks, so he was inactive. He could well miss more games.

    Huddle Up: We'll know more about Fitzgerald's status later in the week. John Brown will continue to see more targets if Fitzgerald misses time.

  • Doug Martin - RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Posted 11/23/14 11:29pm ET

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) returned to the lineup in Week 12 against the Chicago Bears. He carried 11 times for 27 yards. He was sidelined for the past three games due to an ankle injury.

    Huddle Up: The Buccaneers simply can't run the football this season. Martin has struggled all year and isn't worth starting right now.

  • Ryan Mallett - QB - Houston Texans
    Posted 11/23/14 11:29pm ET

    Houston Texans QB Ryan Mallett (pectoral) suffered a pectoral injury in the Week 12 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, and he will go for an MRI. He might miss several games if the test shows a tear. QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to return to a starting role.

    Huddle Up: Houston's passing game has been limited this season with both quarterbacks. We should know Mallet's diagnosis on Monday. Fitzpatrick is nothing more than a middle-of-the-road QB2.

  • Eddie Lacy - RB - Green Bay Packers
    Posted 11/23/14 9:11pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy (illness) ran 25 times for 125 yards and a touchdown in the Week 12 game against the Minnesota Vikings, and he added two receptions for 13 yards and a score. Lacy left the locker room after the game without speaking to reporters, and the team said Sunday, Nov. 23, that the running back was ill.

    Huddle Up: Lacy's illness obviously didn't bother him during the game. He should be fine for next week's showdown with New England. Lacy is locked in as an RB1.

  • Tim Wright - TE - New England Patriots
    Posted 11/23/14 8:08pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Tim Wright played a season-high 60 snaps in Week 12 against the Detroit Lions, which shattered his previous best of 21 snaps, which he hit twice. He finished with five receptions for 36 yards and two touchdowns.

    Huddle Up: The Patriots are a gameplan specific team, so Wright's increase in snaps might be a one-week scenario. He's worth adding as a second tight end but Wright could go back to playing 15 snaps next week.

  • LeGarrette Blount - RB - New England Patriots
    Posted 11/23/14 8:08pm ET

    New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount carried 12 times for a team-high 78 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 12 game against the Detroit Lions after re-signing with the team this week.

    Huddle Up: Jonas Gray didn't play a snap after arriving late for practice earlier in the week. Blount played mainly late in the game when the Patriots were nursing a lead but still performed well. He should be targeted on the waiver this week.

  • Josh Gordon - WR - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 11/23/14 8:08pm ET

    Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon posted eight receptions for 120 yards in his regular season debut in Week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons. He was targeted a game-high 16 times in the win.

    Huddle Up: Gordon wasn't on a snap count and dominated like he never missed a game. He's a WR1 going forward.

  • Isaiah Crowell - RB - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 11/23/14 8:08pm ET

    Cleveland Browns RB Isaiah Crowell carried 12 times for game-high 88 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 12 game against the Atlanta Falcons.

    Huddle Up: Crowell and Terrance West are both seeing carries in the Browns backfield but Crowell is the lead dog right now. Crowell is an RB2, while West is more of a flex play...at least for now.

  • Fred Jackson - RB - Buffalo Bills
    Posted 11/22/14 9:33pm ET

    Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (groin) is officially listed as questionable for the team's Week 12 game Monday, Nov. 24, but head coach Doug Marrone said he is planning on Jackson playing.

    Huddle Up: Jackson is still less less than 100 percent, going up against a tough rush defense and playing on Monday night. He's a risky flex option this week for fantasy owners with Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon also in the mix for touches.

  • Doug Martin - RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Posted 11/22/14 9:33pm ET

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) took most of the first-team repetitions in practice Friday, Nov. 21.

    Huddle Up: The Bucs running game is a mess right now. Martin has a good matchup against the Bears this week but even if he does get a majority of the touches, he's a dicey flex play at best.

  • Marcel Reece - RB - Oakland Raiders
    Posted 11/22/14 7:26pm ET

    Oakland Raiders FB Marcel Reece earned more carries after his performance in Week 12 Thursday, Nov. 20. Reece rushed for 46 yards during a crucial 17-play, 80-yard drive late in the game. Interim head coach Tony Sparano said he could envision using Reece as the primary running back again.

    Huddle Up: Reece and Latavius Murray have likely passed struggling veterans Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew on the depth chart. Murray ran for 112 yards and two scores on just four carries Thursday but suffered a concussion. Reece has performed well in spot starts in the past. He's a solid waiver wire addition next week.

  • Reggie Bush - RB - Detroit Lions
    Posted 11/22/14 5:59pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush (ankle) is likely out for Week 12 and is targeting the Thanksgiving Day game Thursday, Nov. 27, to return.

    Huddle Up: Joique Bell will start and is a RB2 this week. Theo Riddick will also see some time as a pass catcher. He'll be an RB3/flex play against the Patriots.

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