Jordan Reed - TE - Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 27.
Huddle Up: Reed, who sat out Week 11, was limited for the second straight day and there's a cautious optimism he might be able to give it a go Sunday in Indy. Friday's practice report should be a little more telling.
Roddy White - WR - Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 27.
Huddle Up: White missed a second straight day of practice, but the Falcons are confident he'll be able to get in some work Friday and play Sunday against the Cards.
Dwayne Allen - TE - Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 27.
Huddle Up: Allen still hasn't practiced since injuring his ankle in Week 11, and will likely need to get in some practice work Friday if he's to avoid missing a second straight game.
Larry Fitzgerald - WR - Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 27.
Huddle Up: Fitz's Week 12 status remains very much up in the air as he tries to avoid missing a second straight game. Stay tuned, but this appears headed toward another game-time decision.
Cecil Shorts - WR - Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts (illness) returned to practice, Thursday, Nov. 27.
Huddle Up: Sounds like just a one-day bug for Shorts, who should be fine for Sunday's game against the Giants.
Kyle Fuller - CB - Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller (knee) will play in the team's Week 13 game against the Detroit Lions. Fuller had been questionable during the week.
Huddle Up: Good news for the Bears' secondary which must contend with Megatron and Golden Tate.
Reggie Bush - RB - Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush (ankle) is out for Week 13 Thursday, Nov. 27. His ankle isn't responding well enough, but the hope is to return for Week 14.
Huddle Up: Bush will miss his third straight game and his fifth in the last seven, boosting Theo Riddick's Turkey Day value.
Frank Gore - RB - San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 26, and is probable for Week 13 against the Seattle Seahawks.
Huddle Up: The veteran RB isn't going to miss this one, and he's topped 100 rushing yards in each of his last two home games against the 'Hawks to boot.
Jerick McKinnon - RB - Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon (back) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Huddle Up: McKinnon was able to play through the back issue in Week 12 and there's no reason to think he won't be able to do the same Sunday against the Panthers. We'll definitely keep tabs on his status, though, the rest of the week.
Charles Clay - TE - Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins TE Charles Clay (knee, hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Huddle Up: Encouraging to see Clay out there in the first practice of the week after sitting out Week 12, but you're going to need to monitor his progress the next few days as well.
Jordan Cameron - TE - Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Huddle Up: Cameron was at least able to get in some work in the Browns' first practice of the week as he attempts to return from a four-game absence. He should definitely be able to do more, though, as the week progresses if he's going to play Sunday in Buffalo.
Jace Amaro - TE - New York Jets
New York Jets TE Jace Amaro (head) is not expected to play in Week 13, because he is going through the concussion protocol.
Huddle Up: Get another option lined up if you were planning on using the N.Y. rookie.
Reggie Bush - RB - Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush (ankle, back) was limited in practice for the third straight day Wednesday, Nov. 26, and is questionable for Week 13 against the Chicago Bears.
Huddle Up: It's been a questionable season to be sure for Bush, and it looks like it'll come down to another game-time decision.
Montee Ball - RB - Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos RBs Montee Ball (groin) and Ronnie Hillman (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Huddle Up: Ball and Hillman are likely out another week or two at the minimum, leaving late-season standout C.J. Anderson firmly in charge of the starting gig.
Michael Bush - RB - Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals RB Michael Bush fits the role of a big, bruising ball carrier who can be effective in the red zone and at the goal line, and head coach Bruce Arians is hoping Bush can fill the role that RB Jonathan Dwyer had. 'We really miss John,' Arians said. 'I like our backs but we need a guy that's going to pound it in there and close out some games in short yardage and goal-line situations,' Arians said. Bush has 12 touchdowns on 26 goal-line carries in his career. Arians said Bush is in 'great shape' after not having played this year.
Huddle Up: It certainly sounds like Bush will immediately be supplanting Stepfan Taylor as the Cards' short-yardage/change-of-pace back. Meanwhile, it's not good news but it's far from crippling for Andre Ellington's owners as he'll still be counted heavily as a pass-catcher and a big-play back without playing to his weaknesses by repeatedly running him the gut.
Calvin Johnson - WR - Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson hasn't been putting up big numbers this season, but he denies that he's starting to decline. He's on pace to finish with fewer than 1,000 yards receiving for the first time since 2009, but he continues to say that he's the same player he was when he set the single-season record for receiving yards two years ago. 'I think that the biggest thing you can kind of just take a look at is: Does he still run by people?' head coach Jim Caldwell said. 'The answer to that would be yes. Is he still able to lay out, catch the ball and do things that he normally does? Yes. And I think that that's what matters.' Since returning from a sprained ankle, Johnson has also faced three of the league's top defenses.
Huddle Up: The defenses of the Bears and Bucs should be more to the liking of Megatron and the Lions' offense the next two weeks, but if the issues continue, it just might be the rule and not the exception.
Latavius Murray - RB - Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray (concussion) was back at practice Wednesday, Nov. 25, though his participation status was undisclosed.
Huddle Up: He's still not in the clear yet, but it's a solid sign pointing toward Murray playing this Sunday in St. Louis.
Arian Foster - RB - Houston Texans
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (groin) has an excellent chance to return in Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans after missing the last two games.
Huddle Up: Alfred Blue should still get some work as well, but Foster is a must-start if he's active going against the Titans, who give up the second-most fantasy points to opposing RBs.
Julius Thomas - TE - Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos TE Julius Thomas (ankle) was limited at practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Huddle Up: It's the first practice of the week for the Broncos, and Thomas will likely have to show more later in the week to avoid missing a second straight game.
Zach Ertz - TE - Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz (oblique) fully participated in practice and is probable for Week 13.
Huddle Up: Ertz hasn't missed a game this season and should be out there Thursday in Dallas, but his biggest fantasy threat is the increased looks fellow TE Brent Celek has been getting in recent weeks. Go ahead and roll with Ertz if you need to but weigh your TE options carefully.
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