Fantasy Football Breaking News

  • Reggie Wayne - WR - Indianapolis Colts
    Posted 12/9/14 9:59am ET

    Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne (triceps) has been bothered by a torn left triceps muscle, according to head coach Chuck Pagano. The injury occurred Oct. 19 and was described as an elbow injury. Pagano was noncommittal on whether he'd continue to play Wayne.

    Huddle Up: Wayne showed his age in the win over Cleveland, with three bad drops and another catchable ball he let slip through his usually reliable mitts. After coming back from an ACL injury this past offseason, one has to wonder if Reggie wants to go through all the rehab necessary to come back from another injury to extend his NFL career. He has already reportedly been mulling retirement, and he certainly wouldn't leave the cupboard bare as far as wideouts are concerned in Indy.

  • Johnny Manziel - QB - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 12/9/14 9:59am ET

    Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel is likely to start in Week 15, according to indications from sources. All that remains is waiting for head coach Mike Pettine to announce it.

    Huddle Up: Brian Hoyer could not deliver at home against Indy, throwing for 140 yards, no touchdowns and two picks. The Browns aren't out of the playoff race, but at this point there's little teeth to the argument that Hoyer gives them a better chance to win. May as well see if Johnny Football can bring a little spark to this offense down the stretch.

  • Allen Reisner - TE - Free Agent
    Posted 12/9/14 9:59am ET

    The Baltimore Ravens signed TE Allen Reisner to the practice squad on Monday, Dec. 8.

    Huddle Up: Because Gary Kubiak can never have too many tight ends.

  • Aaron Rodgers - QB - Green Bay Packers
    Posted 12/9/14 12:39am ET

    Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw for 327 yards and three scores in a 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday, Dec. 8.

    Huddle Up: Rodgers was 24-of-36 without a turnover as he shredded a suspect Atlanta defense. Rodgers has tossed multiple TD passes in nine of his last 10 games and is now one TD throw behind Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck for the league lead.

  • Jay Cutler - QB - Chicago Bears
    Posted 12/9/14 12:39am ET

    Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall said he supports QB Jay Cutler, but he also said that he doesn't understand why the team's offense has been so out of sync this season.

    Huddle Up: While usually playing catch-up due to the Bears' porous defense, Cutler has certainly been under pressure, but that doesn't completely explain the team's offensive regression or his league-leading 21 turnovers. Despite the support of his longtime teammate, it very well could be an interesting offseason for Cutler and the Bears.

  • DeSean Jackson - WR - Washington Redskins
    Posted 12/9/14 12:27am ET

    Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson's (leg) status for Week 15 is uncertain at this point, but the team hopes he will be able to play, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

    Huddle Up: It will be a week of monitoring injury reports for Jackson owners after the WR missed his first game of the season.

  • Ben Tate - RB - Minnesota Vikings
    Posted 12/9/14 12:27am ET

    Minnesota Vikings RBs Ben Tate and Joe Banyard could receive more carries, because head coach Mike Zimmer thought RB Matt Asiata received too many carries in Week 14. Asiata received 19 of the 23 rushing attempts during the game.

    Huddle Up: Another RBBC -- especially with this group -- certainly won't do fantasy GMs any favors.

  • Lorenzo Taliaferro - RB - Baltimore Ravens
    Posted 12/9/14 12:27am ET

    Baltimore Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro has foot and ankle sprains and is considered day-to-day.

    Huddle Up: Something to keep an eye on as the rookie received the most backup work spelling the less-than-100-percent Justin Forsett this past Sunday in Miami.

  • Julio Jones - WR - Atlanta Falcons
    Posted 12/9/14 12:18am ET

    Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) left early in the fourth quarter and didn't return after suffering a hip injury Monday, Dec. 8.

    Huddle Up: Jones' fantasy owners are hoping it's a strain more than anything as their man came through with a career game for the second straight week, hauling in 11 of his game-high 17 targets for an Atlanta single-game record 259 yards and a TD in the Falcons' 43-37 loss. Working against Jones, of course, will be the short week leading into Sunday's game with the Steelers, and we'll have to stay on top of practice reports coming out of Georgia in a few days.

  • Johnny Manziel - QB - Cleveland Browns
    Posted 12/8/14 8:36pm ET

    Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel could be taking over as starting quarterback in the near future. 'I think it's natural to lean the other way, given the results,' head coach Mike Pettine said Monday, Dec. 8. Pettine said he, the coaches and general manager Ray Farmer would meet Monday night and make a decision.

    Huddle Up: Hoyer has thrown for 1 TD and 8 interceptions over the last four games -- three of which resulted in losses -- and if it's not Johnny Football time now, when will it be?

  • Roy Helu - RB - Washington Redskins
    Posted 12/8/14 8:36pm ET

    Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) will probably miss this week with a toe injury, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

    Huddle Up: If Helu misses a second straight game, expect to see more of Silas Redd spelling Alfred Morris. Redd had one carry for 8 yards and three catches for 36 yards in Week 14.

  • Torrey Smith - WR - Baltimore Ravens
    Posted 12/8/14 8:29pm ET

    Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith (knee) has a sprained knee, according to head coach John Harbaugh. There was no further information on Smith's status or timetable.

    Huddle Up: Smith was active Sunday, but experienced swelling in his knee during warmups and was held out. Smith owners will have to monitor practice reports this week.

  • Andre Johnson - WR - Houston Texans
    Posted 12/8/14 8:29pm ET

    Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson is day-to-day after suffering a concussion in Week 14 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to head coach Bill O'Brien. Johnson will need to pass the NFL's concussion protocol if he is to play this week.

    Huddle Up: Fantasy GMs know the drill, and be assured the Texans will be even more anxious have Johnson cleared as they have a crucial AFC South showdown with the Colts looming Sunday.

  • Percy Harvin - WR - New York Jets
    Posted 12/8/14 8:22pm ET

    Updating a previous report, New York Jets WR Percy Harvin has been diagnosed with a low-ankle sprain. Head coach Rex Ryan said it is not looking good for Harvin to play in Week 15.

    Huddle Up: Tough timing for Harvin and the Jets as the WR is coming off his best fantasy day (6-124-1) of the season.

  • Roddy White - WR - Atlanta Falcons
    Posted 12/8/14 8:22pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (ankle) is active for the team's Week 14 game Monday, Dec. 8 against the Green Bay Packers.

    Huddle Up: White is coming off his first missed game of the season but had 37 receptions for 409 yards and 3 TDs over his previous five contests. He could see a lot of work with the Falcons expected to be trying to keep up with the high-powered Pack.

  • Mike Williams - WR - Buffalo Bills
    Posted 12/8/14 8:22pm ET

    Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (calf) and the team have reportedly reached a deal for the injured receiver to be waived Monday, Dec. 8.

    Huddle Up: The trade for Williams didn't exactly work out as planned as the WR finished his run with the Bills with eight catches for 142 yards and one TD.

  • Brandon Marshall - WR - Chicago Bears
    Posted 12/8/14 5:13pm ET

    Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ribs, lung) was officially placed on Reserve/Injured Monday, Dec. 8. He is done for the year.

    Huddle Up: Marquess Wilson is expected to take over as the Bears starter opposite Alshon Jeffery. Wilson should be added off the waiver wire this week. He's instantly in the WR3/4 discussion given the Bears awful defense.

  • Colt McCoy - QB - Washington Redskins
    Posted 12/8/14 3:59pm ET

    Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III would start if QB Colt McCoy (neck) is unable to play. McCoy suffered a neck strain in Week 14.

    Huddle Up: McCoy is still getting evaluated but if he can't play against the Giants on Sunday Griffin will be back under center. RG3 is no more than a lower-end QB2 at this point though.

  • Kerwynn Williams - RB - Arizona Cardinals
    Posted 12/8/14 3:59pm ET

    Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor is still the team's starting running back, but Kerwynn Williams will still get opportunities.

    Huddle Up: Taylor got the start against the Chiefs as well but was quickly replaced by Williams. This is looking like a committee going forward but Williams offers the most upside. He should be picked up off the waiver wire this week.

  • Zach Mettenberger - QB - Tennessee Titans
    Posted 12/8/14 3:59pm ET

    Tennessee Titans QB Zach Mettenberger (shoulder) is out for the year with an AC joint separation, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: The Titans will likely go back to Jake Locker at quarterback. He has no fantasy value.

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