Jordan Todman - RB - Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville Jaguars RBs Storm Johnson and Denard Robinson will split first- and second-down snaps in the Week 7 game against the Cleveland Browns, while RB Jordan Todman will handle third-down duties with RB Toby Gerhart (foot) ruled out for a second straight game.
Huddle Up: The Jaguars backfield is a fantasy mess right now and should be avoided by owners at all costs. Not to mention that Jacksonville has arguably the worst offensive line in the NFL as well.
Percy Harvin - WR - Seattle Seahawks
New York Jets WR Percy Harvin was traded by the Seattle Seahawks in part because he had anger issues while with the Seahawks.
Huddle Up: Reports say Seattle had been trying to trade Harvin for weeks now. It's a stunning turnaround for a player the Seahawks gave up first, third and seventh round picks to acquire. Seattle will save over $6 million in cap space this year by trading Harvin.
Vernon Davis - TE - San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (back) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 17, and is probable for Week 7 against the Denver Broncos.
Huddle Up: Davis has been practicing all week and is a TE1 this week against the Broncos, despite being a fantasy disappointment so far this season.
Montee Ball - RB - Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos RB Montee Ball (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and has been ruled out for Week 7.
Huddle Up: Ronnie Hillman will get his second straight start. Hillman is coming off a 100-yard performance and is a strong RB2 against the 49ers this week.
Lamar Miller - RB - Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (knee) was limited in practice for the third straight day Friday, Oct. 17, but is probable for Week 7 against the Chicago Bears.
Huddle Up: Miller has caused a little nervousness this week and could see his workload limited somewhat Sunday, but he remains the Dolphins' lead backfield dog and is a low-end RB1 option this week
Reggie Bush - RB - Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush (ankle) fully participated in practiced Friday, Oct. 17, and is probable for the team's Week 7 game.
Huddle Up: As promised, Bush will return to action Sunday and give the Lions a needed big-play threat in the continued absence of Calvin Johnson.
Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham (shoulder) said he won't know until just before kickoff Sunday, Oct. 19, if he'll play in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions. "I think (coach) Sean (Payton) might try to see how I'm doing on Sunday and maybe work me before the game to see where I'm at," said Graham, who was limited Friday and listed as questionable. "As of right now I don't know." Head coach Sean Payton would not discuss whether Graham could be limited if he plays Sunday.
Huddle Up: Graham owners will need to check the Huddle's Game-Day Inactives, Injuries & Weather report Sunday morning and also have a backup plan firmly in at the ready as well. Ben Watson and Josh Hill will get the TE looks if Graham can't go.
Percy Harvin - WR - Seattle Seahawks
The New York Jets acquired WR Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, Oct. 17, for a conditional draft pick.
Huddle Up: A stunning deal of sorts -- especially coming on a Friday 2 days before Seattle plays in St. Louis. Harvin has struggled as a receiver this season with 22 catches for 133 yards and no TDs this , but his 11-92-1 rushing numbers have bumped up his fantasy bottom line. He might get more work on the playmaker-needy Jets, but certainly his new surrounding cast is a downgrade. Meanwhile, it is a loss for the Seattle offense, which will now rely more on WRs Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, Ricardo Lockette and TEs Zach Miller and Luke Willson.
A.J. Green - WR - Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (toe) has no timetable for his return to action, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. Green will miss his second straight start in Week 7 against the Indianapolis Colts. He has been around the team all week but hasn't participated in any practices. Green has 17 catches for 314 yards and two touchdowns this year.
Huddle Up: Meanwhile, the WR2 opportunities continue for Mohamed Sanu, who has caught a combined 15 passes for 190 yards and 2 TDs the last 2 games and has had a scoring grab in 3 of Cincy's last 4 contests.
Owen Daniels - TE - Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens TE Owen Daniels (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and is listed as probable for Week 7.
Huddle Up: Daniels' fantasy owners are hoping for a rebound game following his 2-34 showing last week in Tampa, but it's a tough matchup this week as the Falcons -- believe it or not -- allow the fewest fantasy points to opposing TEs.
Toby Gerhart - RB - Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart (foot) has been ruled out for the second straight week in Week 7 against the Cleveland Browns. 'He's really improved, but I think it's at the point now where if we give him these extra couple days we're hoping that it won't be every week that it's something that we're dealing with,' head coach Gus Bradley said. Gerhart didn't practice all week and is still having minor problems with his foot. However, he thinks he can return against the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 26.
Huddle Up: The deeply disappointing 2014 season continues for Gerhart, who will miss a second straight game. In the 5 games he has played, he's only rushed for 123 yards and a TD on 48 carries. Rookie Storm Johnson is expected to get the bulk of work again Sunday in Gerhart's absence.
Jake Locker - QB - Tennessee Titans
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker (thumb) isn't expected to play against the Washington Redskins in Week 7 after being limited in practice all week, in the opinion of The Tennessean's Jim Wyatt. Charlie Whitehurst took first-team reps in practice Friday, Oct. 17.
Huddle Up: Despite early-week hope that Locker would return for a juicy fantasy matchup against Washington, it's looking like Whitehurst will make his third start of the season.
Tony Romo - QB - Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo has been incredibly effective this season, ranking fourth in passer rating (100.5). He has completed 68.6 percent of his passes for 1,510 yards and 11 touchdowns with just five interceptions. Romo has been more productive while sitting out of practices on Wednesdays to focus on core-strengthening exercises. He has completed 70.2 percent of his passes for 1,053 yards, nine touchdowns and two interceptions in the last four games. The last two games, Romo has shown an ability to escape the pocket and make plays deep down the field.
Huddle Up: Since his ugly three-interception outing in the season opener, Romo has posted a shiny 10-2 TD-to-interception ratio, and with his season average of 20.47 fantasy points per game, he's certainly a part of the weekly QB1 conversation.
Julio Jones - WR - Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and is probable for Week 7.
Huddle Up: Jones will be out there Sunday without out much limitation against the Ravens, and his fantasy owners will be hoping to see him in the end zone for the first time since Week 3.
Harry Douglas - WR - Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) has been ruled out of the team's Week 7 game.
Huddle Up: Douglas will miss a fourth straight game, meaning more No. 3 WR work for Devin Hester. That, however, has only translated into a combined 3 catches for 39 yards for Hester over the last 2 contests.
Kelvin Benjamin - WR - Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin (concussion) practiced with his helmet on Friday, Oct. 17, and appeared to look good while doing every drill. He is officially listed as questionable, but the Charlotte Observer's Joe Person believes that Benjamin will play in Week 7 against the Green Bay Packers.
Huddle Up: Great sign for Benjamin's fantasy owners after the rookie wideout missed the team's previous 2 practices this week. You're going to need to get a confirmation Sunday morning that Benjamin is indeed active, but right now it's looking good.
Eric Ebron - TE - Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron (hamstring) missed his second straight day of practice Friday, Oct. 17, after tweaking his hamstring in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. 'He's had a similar issue before,' head coach Jim Caldwell said of Ebron. 'It's just a matter of how quickly he's going to be able to rebound. So the doctors are still working with him and it's going to be day-to-day. He hasn't practiced since Wednesday. So hopefully he'll get back soon.' If Ebron doesn't play, the team may call up TE Jordan Thompson from the practice squad. TE Brandon Pettigrew is the team's only healthy tight end currently on roster.
Huddle Up: Injuries that crop up in the middle of the week aren't good news, and as it looks right now, expect the rookie TE to be missing in action Sunday against the Saints.
Calvin Johnson - WR - Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) didn't practice for the sixth straight day Friday, Oct. 17. Head coach Jim Caldwell isn't ruling him out for Week 7 against the New Orleans Saints, but did add it would take a "miracle" for him to play. Johnson said earlier this week that he sees no reason to rush back to the field until he's completely healthy.
Huddle Up: It's almost assuredly another Plan B week for Megatron owners, and, unfortunately, it's a drill they've become all too familiar with for nearly the last month now.
Pierre Garcon - WR - Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon needs more touches, according to head coach Jay Gruden. He has eight catches in the last three games. Garcon has just one catch out of six third-down targets this season.
Huddle Up: Garcon has seen his targets migrate to DeSean Jackson and whichever tight end is healthy in a given week, but it sounds as if the team is refocusing its efforts to get Garcon involved. That's welcome news for fantasy owners who have been banking on Garcon as a PPR stud.
C.J. Spiller - RB - Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller is pressing, which presents part of his problems right now, according to head coach Doug Marrone. Spiller is looking to hit the proverbial home run with every play.
Huddle Up: Spiller is a home-run back whose opportunities have been cut dramatically; what did you expect him to do? Unless Spiller is dealt before the upcoming deadline or there's a reshuffling of duties in the Bills' backfield, it's difficult to see anything changing in Buffalo--and until Spiller actually starts hitting some home runs, that's bad news for his fantasy prospects.
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