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Giants running back Rashad Jennings has already been ruled out for this Monday night game against Indianapolis, but said his goal was to return for Week 10, according to a Newark Star-Ledger report. | 10/31/2014 9:54 AM
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Giants running back Rashad Jennings has already been ruled out for this Monday night game against Indianapolis, but said his goal was to return for Week 10, according to a Newark Star-Ledger report.
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Jennings has missed four weeks with a left knee injury. He's running, but hasn't cut on the knee yet which comes before practicing.
Wideout Jerricho Cotchery caught two balls for a team-high 59 yards against the Saints. | 10/31/2014 9:49 AM
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Wideout Jerricho Cotchery caught two balls for a team-high 59 yards against the Saints.
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Impact
He's normally the third option behind Kelvin Benjamin and Greg Olsen and fantasy owners can't make a living on a receiver catching two passes.
Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has non-factor in the Thursday night game against New Orleans. | 10/31/2014 9:46 AM
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Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has non-factor in the Thursday night game against New Orleans.
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Impact
Olsen was targeted just four times, catching three, for 30 yards. Cam Newton simply has to use him more than that.
Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin was targeted 10 times, but caught just two for 18 yard.. | 10/31/2014 9:45 AM
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Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin was targeted 10 times, but caught just two for 18 yard..
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That included a drop in the end zone that might have salvaged the day for fantasy owners. Unfortunately, that's what rookies do, and you knew that when you drafted him.
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was ugly, completing just 10-of-28 for 151 yards, zero touchdowns and an interception. | 10/31/2014 9:43 AM
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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was ugly, completing just 10-of-28 for 151 yards, zero touchdowns and an interception.
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The only saving grace for fantasy owners was his seven carries for 43 yards and a touchdown. He hasn't thrown for more than 205 yards in three games and even his running isn't making him a very good fantasy option.
Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams was active for Thursday night's game against the Saints and produced 50 yards of offense. | 10/31/2014 9:40 AM
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Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams was active for Thursday night's game against the Saints and produced 50 yards of offense.
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Impact
Williams rushed eight times for 20 yards and caught one screen pass for 30 yards. Nine touches is not going to allow him to be fantasy worthy.
Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart had to share the workload with DeAngelo Williams and Cam Newton and it killed his fantasy total. | 10/31/2014 9:39 AM
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Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart had to share the workload with DeAngelo Williams and Cam Newton and it killed his fantasy total.
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Impact
Stewart ran the ball just eight times for 46 yards. The return of DeAngelo Williams has significantly reduced Stewart's fantasy value.
The handwriting is on the wall for Saints wide receiver Marques Colston's owners. | 10/31/2014 9:37 AM
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The handwriting is on the wall for Saints wide receiver Marques Colston's owners.
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Impact
Colston just isn't a primary target anymore and his fantasy value, save for one big game in Week 7, has been minimal. Thursday night against Carolina he saw three targets, catching all of them, for 36 yards.
Saints rookie wideout Brandin Cooks was a non-factor for most of the game against Carolina, catching just three balls for 38 yards. | 10/31/2014 9:34 AM
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Saints rookie wideout Brandin Cooks was a non-factor for most of the game against Carolina, catching just three balls for 38 yards.
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Impact
Carolina was protecting against Cooks and the deep ball, so the Saints ran the ball 37 times and threw it just 34 times. The low percentage makes it hard to keep all the receivers happy.
Saints receiver Kenny Stills saw a team-high eight targets, catching five for 72 yards. | 10/31/2014 9:31 AM
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Saints receiver Kenny Stills saw a team-high eight targets, catching five for 72 yards.
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Impact
Stills, Brandin Cooks and tight end Jimmy Graham are the future for the Saints receiving corps as older guys like Marques Colston and Robert Meachem slowly gets fazed out.
As Saints tight end Jimmy Graham's shoulder continues to improve, so too do his fantasy numbers. | 10/31/2014 9:29 AM
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As Saints tight end Jimmy Graham's shoulder continues to improve, so too do his fantasy numbers.
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Impact
Graham played 52-of-76 snaps (68 percent) up from 62 percent in Week 8 and caught all seven targets for 83 yards and a touchdown.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees didn't reach the 300-yard passing mark after earning the bonus in four consecutive games. | 10/31/2014 9:24 AM
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Saints quarterback Drew Brees didn't reach the 300-yard passing mark after earning the bonus in four consecutive games.
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Impact
Brees threw for 297 yards and one touchdown, but did run one in from a yard out. The Saints offense has been much more balanced with the blossoming of Mark Ingram over the past two games and Brees has averaged just 33 passing attempts over that span.
Saints running back Travaris Cadet was once again the backup to Mark Ingram, but was barely utilized. | 10/31/2014 9:20 AM
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Saints running back Travaris Cadet was once again the backup to Mark Ingram, but was barely utilized.
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Impact
Cadet rushed just two time for one yard and caught three of five targets for 29 yards. Fantasy owners who picked him up a couple of weeks ago can see it was a wasted claim. His minimal value will be reduced even more when the injured running backs (Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas) return to the lineup.
Saints running back Travaris Cadet was once again the backup to Mark Ingram, but was barely utilized. | 10/31/2014 9:20 AM
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Saints running back Travaris Cadet was once again the backup to Mark Ingram, but was barely utilized.
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Impact
Cadet rushed just two time for one yard and caught three of five targets for 29 yards. Fantasy owners who picked him up a couple of weeks ago can see it was a wasted claim. His minimal value will be reduced even more when the injured running backs (Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas) return to the lineup.
New Orleans running back Mark Ingram and his fantasy owners enjoyed another day as the Saints workhorse running back, rushing the ball 30 times for 100 yards and two scores. | 10/31/2014 9:18 AM
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New Orleans running back Mark Ingram and his fantasy owners enjoyed another day as the Saints workhorse running back, rushing the ball 30 times for 100 yards and two scores.
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Impact
Coming off a 172-yard game in Week 8, one has to wonder what the Saints will do when Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas are ready to return from injury. In the meantime, fantasy owners must start Ingram ever game.
Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy's domestic violence trial has been postponed until after the season, according to Profootballtalk. | 10/30/2014 7:27 PM
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Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy's domestic violence trial has been postponed until after the season, according to Profootballtalk.
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Impact
There is no word how this will affect Hardy's suspension, but he most likely try to get it lifted. Carolina could desperately use him.
Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is officially active for Thursday night's game against the Saints. | 10/30/2014 7:24 PM
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Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is officially active for Thursday night's game against the Saints.
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Impact
He will start, but split time with Jonathan Stewart. Williams is no more than a flex play.
Saints running back Khiry Robinson is inactive for Thursday's game against the Panthers due to a forearm injury. | 10/30/2014 7:23 PM
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Saints running back Khiry Robinson is inactive for Thursday's game against the Panthers due to a forearm injury.
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Impact
With him and Pierre Thomas out, Mark Ingram is a borderline RB1 this week. Robinson will look to get back into action for Week 10.
Saints running back Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is inactive for Thursday night's game against Carolina. | 10/30/2014 7:22 PM
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Saints running back Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is inactive for Thursday night's game against Carolina.
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Impact
This will be his second-consecutive game missed. Mark Ingram is line for another big workload.
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is actice for Thursday Night Football. | 10/30/2014 7:20 PM
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Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is actice for Thursday Night Football.
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Impact
No surprise here. Make sure Graham is in all lineups.
Tampa Bay rookie running back Charles Sims (broken ankle), who was on injured reserve/designated for return, is expected to see work Sunday. | 10/30/2014 4:13 PM
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Tampa Bay rookie running back Charles Sims (broken ankle), who was on injured reserve/designated for return, is expected to see work Sunday.
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Impact
Sims could be in for a nice share of the workload if starter Doug Martin (ankle), isn't ready to play.
Buccaneers backup/change-of-pace running back Bobby Rainey may be in for a heavy workload with starter Doug Martin dealing with an ankle issue. | 10/30/2014 4:11 PM
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Buccaneers backup/change-of-pace running back Bobby Rainey may be in for a heavy workload with starter Doug Martin dealing with an ankle issue.
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Impact
Rainey did rush for 144 yards in Week 2, but isn't thought of as a workhorse back. Charles Sims returned from the injured list this week and could get nearly an even split with Rainey.
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is no longer in a walking boot, but is still unlikely to be ready to go Sunday. | 10/30/2014 4:08 PM
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is no longer in a walking boot, but is still unlikely to be ready to go Sunday.
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Impact
This Doug Martin, the one we have witnessed all season, isn't fantasy worthy even when healthy. In five games, he's failed to run for more than 45 yards.
Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter has a broken left ring finger, but is expected to play with a splint, according to Dallas beat reporter Todd Archer. | 10/30/2014 4:06 PM
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Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter has a broken left ring finger, but is expected to play with a splint, according to Dallas beat reporter Todd Archer.
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Impact
Carter just returned from a quad injury that cost him three games.
Cardinals No. 2 running back Stepfan Taylor is expected to miss 2-4 weeks due to a calf injury suffered early in the game against Philadelphia. | 10/30/2014 2:34 PM
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Cardinals No. 2 running back Stepfan Taylor is expected to miss 2-4 weeks due to a calf injury suffered early in the game against Philadelphia.
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Impact
Andre Ellington has been carrying the workload, but Taylor has been usefull in the red zone. Marion Grice figures to inherit the backup role.
Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett has a torn labrum and will miss 2-3 weeks, according to Ian Rapoport. | 10/30/2014 2:31 PM
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Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett has a torn labrum and will miss 2-3 weeks, according to Ian Rapoport.
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Impact
The rookie has played well this season, though his statistics aren't exciting with one interception and 19 tackles.
Bengals running back Giovani Bernard missed a second practice due to a hip injury and its looking like he won't play Sunday unless things change very quickly. | 10/30/2014 2:27 PM
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Bengals running back Giovani Bernard missed a second practice due to a hip injury and its looking like he won't play Sunday unless things change very quickly.
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Impact
If Bernard can't play, rookie Jeremy Hill becomes a solid RB2 and possibly an RB1 against a weak Jacksonville defense.
Bengals receiver A.J. Green (toe) was on the practice field Thursday. | 10/30/2014 2:24 PM
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Bengals receiver A.J. Green (toe) was on the practice field Thursday.
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Impact
While he also practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday, Green admitted that he does not want to make the toe injury any worse, so expect this to be a true game-time decision.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (ankle) will start Sunday against Minnesota barring any setbacks, according to coach Jay Gruden. | 10/30/2014 2:23 PM
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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (ankle) will start Sunday against Minnesota barring any setbacks, according to coach Jay Gruden.
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Impact
Griffin practiced in full again on Thursday, so at this point he's a go. He may not be 100 percent as fantasy owners who don't want to gamble should wait a week and see whether he gets through the game and how he performs.
Colts receiver Reggie Wayne (elbow) matchup against Pittsburgh and didn't practice Thursday, but could return later this week and be ready come Monday night's game. | 10/30/2014 2:19 PM
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Colts receiver Reggie Wayne (elbow) matchup against Pittsburgh and didn't practice Thursday, but could return later this week and be ready come Monday night's game.
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Impact
Wayne has only posted fantasy-worthy numbers once this season and we'd sort of like to see what Donte Moncrief can do after last week's 100-yard performance.
Colts cornerback Vontae Davis was back at practice Thursday and is expected to be in the lineup Monday against the Giants. | 10/30/2014 2:17 PM
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Colts cornerback Vontae Davis was back at practice Thursday and is expected to be in the lineup Monday against the Giants.
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Impact
Coach Chuck Pagano and the defense dodged a big one there as he's been one of the best players on the defense.
Colts rookie WR Donte Moncrief stepped up and produced when called on last weekend and coach Chuck Pagano specifically called his name out when saying he'd like to get him "as many touches as possible." | 10/30/2014 2:08 PM
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Colts rookie WR Donte Moncrief stepped up and produced when called on last weekend and coach Chuck Pagano specifically called his name out when saying he'd like to get him "as many touches as possible."
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Impact
Moncrief was way ahead veteran Hakeem Nicks as a No. 2 option. He caught seven balls for 113 yards and a touchdown and looked as fast as anyone on the field. Don't hurry back Reggie.
Ravens running back Justin Forsett missed Wednesday'a practice but was back to work on Thursday and should be ready for Sunday's division game against Pittsburgh. | 10/30/2014 2:05 PM
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Ravens running back Justin Forsett missed Wednesday'a practice but was back to work on Thursday and should be ready for Sunday's division game against Pittsburgh.
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Impact
He's dealing with an ankle issue. Forsett has been a pleasant surprise this season, and will remain an RB2 in the Ravens trio of running backs.
Bengals receiver A.J. Green (toe) indicated that he is still unsure about his status for Week 9. | 10/29/2014 7:33 PM
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Bengals receiver A.J. Green (toe) indicated that he is still unsure about his status for Week 9.
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Impact
While he practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday, Green admitted that he does not want to make the toe injury any worse. As a result, it is looking likely that he will come down to a game-time decision on Sunday.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (ankle) will start Sunday against Minnesota, according to NBC Washington's Dianna Marie Russini. | 10/29/2014 5:23 PM
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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (ankle) will start Sunday against Minnesota, according to NBC Washington's Dianna Marie Russini.
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Impact
Griffin practiced in full on Wednesday, so we feel that Russini's report is correct. However, owners need to wait until coach Jay Gruden gives official word, which should come on either Thursday or Friday.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took first-team reps in practice on Wednesday according to The Washington Post. | 10/29/2014 3:38 PM
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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took first-team reps in practice on Wednesday according to The Washington Post.
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Impact
Coach Jay Gruden said Griffin and Colt McCoy will share first-team reps until he makes a decision on who the starter will be this week. Gruden should make up his mind by Friday.
Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will not be rushed back because Branden Oliver is playing so well in the San Diego backfield. | 10/29/2014 3:35 PM
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Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will not be rushed back because Branden Oliver is playing so well in the San Diego backfield.
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Impact
Mathews have not played since Sept. 14, and it "appears likely" he will be held out through the Week 10 bye according to the Union-Tribune San Diego. If you have held on to him this long, don't drop him. Remain patient because Mathews may return to be the starter.
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was in a walking boot on Wednesday due to an ankle injury he suffered in Week 8 against the Vikings. | 10/29/2014 3:33 PM
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was in a walking boot on Wednesday due to an ankle injury he suffered in Week 8 against the Vikings.
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Impact
He did not practice on Wednesday, and his status for Week 9 is unclear. Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims will have a chance to start if Martin can't go. Check back on Thursday for another Martin update.
Bengals receiver A.J. Green practiced on Wednesday according to ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey. | 10/29/2014 3:30 PM
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Bengals receiver A.J. Green practiced on Wednesday according to ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey.
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Impact
We don't normally care that much if a player practices or not on Wednesday, but this was Green's first Wednesday practice in about a month. He is going to try and play against the Jaguars on Sunday. If he does, we do not expect his snaps to be limited.
Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had his left knee scoped on Wednesday and is expected to miss at least two games according to ESPN. | 10/29/2014 3:27 PM
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Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had his left knee scoped on Wednesday and is expected to miss at least two games according to ESPN.
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Impact
It seems highly unlikely, however, that Burfict will recover in two weeks time. It takes most players about four weeks to come back from a scope. 2014 has been an injury-plagued season for Burfict as he has missed time with concussions, a neck injury, and now his knee.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is calling quarterback Tony Romo a game-time decision according to ESPN's Ed Werner. | 10/29/2014 10:59 AM
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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is calling quarterback Tony Romo a game-time decision according to ESPN's Ed Werner.
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Impact
Werner also added Romo will sit out all practices this week and could miss some time, 1-to-2 games. That is enough for fantasy owners to want to pick up another quarterback, just in case, Brandon Weeden will start in place of Romo.
Lions receiver Calvin Johnson expects to return to action after the Lions' Week 9 bye. | 10/29/2014 10:57 AM
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Lions receiver Calvin Johnson expects to return to action after the Lions' Week 9 bye.
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Impact
Johnson has been out since Week 5 and will be a huge addition to any team thats has been able to survivor his absence. He will be good to go for the plyaoffs.
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham remained limited in Tuesday's practice due to his shoulder. | 10/28/2014 4:55 PM
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Saints tight end Jimmy Graham remained limited in Tuesday's practice due to his shoulder.
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Impact
This is simply a formality. There is no reason Graham owners should be concerned even on a short week. The tight end played in 43-of-69 snaps against Green Bay and did not suffer a setback. He is a top-three tight end option for Week 9.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden continued to say on Tuesday that Robert Griffin III is close to returning | 10/28/2014 4:53 PM
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Redskins coach Jay Gruden continued to say on Tuesday that Robert Griffin III is close to returning
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Impact
Gruden has said for weeks that Griffin might play probably to give opponents the feeling that they need to prepare for him. We believe Gruden when he says Griffin is close, but we expect him to return in Week 11 after the Redskins Week 10 bye. That just makes too much sense.
Eagles right guard Todd Herremans has been diagnosed with a torn left biceps, but his plan is to keep playing. | 10/28/2014 4:49 PM
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Eagles right guard Todd Herremans has been diagnosed with a torn left biceps, but his plan is to keep playing.
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Impact
Offensive line injures have decimated the Eagles this season, but at least fellow interior linemen Jason Kelce and Evan Mathis are getting ready to return to the starting lineup. Herremans likely won't make it through the whole season playing with a torn biceps. We will keep an eye on this situation for LeSean McCoy owners.
Eagles right guard Todd Herremans has been diagnosed with a torn left biceps, but his plan is to keep playing. | 10/28/2014 4:48 PM
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Eagles right guard Todd Herremans has been diagnosed with a torn left biceps, but his plan is to keep playing.
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Impact
Offensive line injures have decimated the Eagles this season, but at least fellow interior linemen Jason Kelce and Evan Mathis are getting ready to return to the starting lineup. Herremans likely won't make it through the whole season playing with a torn biceps.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Tony Romo's back injury is not related to the back issue he had at the end of the 2013 season. | 10/28/2014 4:33 PM
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Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Tony Romo's back injury is not related to the back issue he had at the end of the 2013 season.
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Impact
That is encouraging news, but the Cowboys are still waiting for the MRI results. Fantasy owners will collectively hold their breathe until then. We will have a much better idea of Romo's status for Week 9 in about a day or so.
Former Redskins and Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey has retired from football. | 10/28/2014 3:43 PM
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Former Redskins and Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey has retired from football.
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Impact
Bailey was a three-time All-Pro and 12-time Pro Bowler.
Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is dealing with a concussion and his availability for the next two weeks is reportedly in doubt, according to a Cleveland Plain Dealer report. | 10/28/2014 3:40 PM
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Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is dealing with a concussion and his availability for the next two weeks is reportedly in doubt, according to a Cleveland Plain Dealer report.
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Impact
Cameron's concussion is the third in two years and that's a huge red flag. He suffered the injury on a hit from Brandian Ross of the Raiders.
Eagle center Jason Kelce practice said he would be a game-time decision for the Week 9 matchup against Houston | 10/28/2014 3:37 PM
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Eagle center Jason Kelce practice said he would be a game-time decision for the Week 9 matchup against Houston
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Impact
Kelce would be an immediate upgrade in the middle of the Philadelphia offensive line, which has really struggled without him. LeSean McCoy owners cannot wait for Kelce to get back on the field and neither can Nick Foles owners.
Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams will start in Week 9, according to Panthers coach Ron Rivera | 10/28/2014 3:34 PM
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Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams will start in Week 9, according to Panthers coach Ron Rivera
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Impact
Williams will still share time with Jonathan Stewart so his fantasy value still has an upper limit. Williams hasn't played since Wee4 due to an ankle injury.
Ravens wideout Michael Campanaro is expected to miss time due to a hamstring injury, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. | 10/28/2014 12:06 PM
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Ravens wideout Michael Campanaro is expected to miss time due to a hamstring injury, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun.
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Impact
Campanaro was targeted three times Sunday and caught all three for 40 yards.
Panthers running back Darrin Reaves has been waived. | 10/28/2014 12:03 PM
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Panthers running back Darrin Reaves has been waived.
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Impact
Reaves had a chance in Week 3 and Week 4 to show what he could do, but failed to impress and with Jonathan Stewart healthy and DeAngelo Williams ready to return, his roster spot was needed elsewhere.
Lions running back Joique Bell's fantasy value appears will take a hit with the addition of Theo Riddick to the mix. | 10/28/2014 11:59 AM
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Lions running back Joique Bell's fantasy value appears will take a hit with the addition of Theo Riddick to the mix.
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Impact
With Reggie Bush, Bell and Riddick all looking for their share of the workload, we don't think any are fantasy worthy. At least not until we see how it plays out.
Detroit running back Reggie Bush's fantasy value, even when he gets healthy, could be in question moving forward as it appears the Lions will use three backs - Bush, Joique Bell and Theo Riddick. | 10/28/2014 11:57 AM
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Detroit running back Reggie Bush's fantasy value, even when he gets healthy, could be in question moving forward as it appears the Lions will use three backs - Bush, Joique Bell and Theo Riddick.
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Impact
We are as confused as anyone as to how it will play out, but at the moment it's hard to recommend any of the trio as fantasy worthy.
Lions running back Theo Riddick could be added to the Reggie Bush/Joique Bell tandem going forward after a solid game against Atlanta, according to Lions beat writer Tim Twentyman. | 10/28/2014 11:54 AM
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Lions running back Theo Riddick could be added to the Reggie Bush/Joique Bell tandem going forward after a solid game against Atlanta, according to Lions beat writer Tim Twentyman.
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Impact
Riddick was Matthews Stafford's primary backfield receiver catching eight balls for 74 yards and a touchdown. A three-man rotation would pretty much rule out any of the trio being fantasy worthy.
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Monday Night's game against the Redskins. UPDATE: Romo returned to the game for the last drive of the fourth quarter and overtime. | 10/27/2014 11:36 PM
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Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Monday Night's game against the Redskins. UPDATE: Romo returned to the game for the last drive of the fourth quarter and overtime.
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Impact
Washington sacked Romo for the fourth time early in the third quarter. Romo took the brunt of the hit in his back. The Dallas quarterback had surgery on his back in the offseason. Romo's status is unknown, and the Cowboys turn to Brandon Weeden.
Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant left Monday night's game against the Redskins. | 10/27/2014 11:31 PM
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Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant left Monday night's game against the Redskins.
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Impact
Durant suffered an arm injury in the fourth quarter. He will not return.
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Monday Night's game against the Redskins. | 10/27/2014 10:38 PM
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Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Monday Night's game against the Redskins.
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Impact
Washington sacked Romo for the fourth time early in the third quarter. Romo took the brunt of the hit in his back. The Dallas quarterback had surgery on his back in the offseason. Romo's status is unknown, and the Cowboys turn to Brandon Weeden.
Detroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley will be sidelined for 4-to-5 weeks after spraining his MCL and PCL, according to ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright. | 10/27/2014 6:42 PM
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Detroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley will be sidelined for 4-to-5 weeks after spraining his MCL and PCL, according to ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright.
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Impact
This should actually be considered good news, as many thought he'd be out for the season. Fairley should be back for the Lions' stretch run.
Browns coach Mike Pettine admitted running back Isaiah Crowell's role has been reduced because of his ball security issues according to the Akron Beacon Journal. | 10/27/2014 6:05 PM
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Browns coach Mike Pettine admitted running back Isaiah Crowell's role has been reduced because of his ball security issues according to the Akron Beacon Journal.
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Impact
The Browns did not give Crowell any carries after he fumbled twice, losing one, against the Raiders in Week 8. Crowell is talented, but he is useless in fantasy if he can't learn to take care of the ball.
Jets quarterback Michael Vick will start in Week 9 against the Chiefs according to the New York Daily News. | 10/27/2014 6:02 PM
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Jets quarterback Michael Vick will start in Week 9 against the Chiefs according to the New York Daily News.
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Impact
This is great news to anyone with the Kansas City defense or hoping to pick the Chiefs in a survivor league. Actually, it doesn't really matter if Geno Smith or Vick, Kansas City's defense is a great start next week. Vick can more the offense better than Smith, but Vick is just as turnoever prone.
Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss "a few weeks" according to The Baltimore Sun. | 10/27/2014 5:59 PM
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Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss "a few weeks" according to The Baltimore Sun.
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Impact
The team said doctors believe Smith suffered a mild Lisfranc sprain in Sunday's defeat to Cincinnati. This is music to Ben Roethlisberger owner's ears as Big Ben was firing on all cyclinders in Week 8 and faces Baltimore next.
The Chargers made two moves in their secondary Monday including this one signing Richard Crawford. | 10/27/2014 3:53 PM
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The Chargers made two moves in their secondary Monday including this one signing Richard Crawford.
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Impact
The former Washington Redskins defensive back takes the place of the just released Richard Marshall.
Charger DB Richard Marshall has been released. | 10/27/2014 3:49 PM
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Charger DB Richard Marshall has been released.
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Impact
A bit of a shock considering how much he had played this season, though it wasn't at a very high level.
Cardinals top cornerback, Patrick Peterson, left Sunday's game with a concussion and will have to proceed throught he required protocol before he can play next week. | 10/27/2014 3:47 PM
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Cardinals top cornerback, Patrick Peterson, left Sunday's game with a concussion and will have to proceed throught he required protocol before he can play next week.
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Impact
Peterson is the Cardinals best defender and dangerous kick returned when called upon. The needs him to be on the field next Sunday when they face Dez Bryant and the Cowboys.
Cardinals No. 2 running back Stepfan Taylor is expected to miss time due to a calf injury suffered early in the game against Philadelphia. | 10/27/2014 3:44 PM
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Cardinals No. 2 running back Stepfan Taylor is expected to miss time due to a calf injury suffered early in the game against Philadelphia.
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Impact
Andre Ellington has been carrying the workload, but Taylor has been usefull in the red zone. Marion Grice figures to inherit the backup role.
Colts cornerback Vontae Davis appears to have escaped a serious knee injury Sunday. | 10/27/2014 1:16 PM
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Colts cornerback Vontae Davis appears to have escaped a serious knee injury Sunday.
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Impact
Coach Chuck Pagano said he didn't think it was serious after the MRI came back negative. That still doesn't mean he'll be ready to go Monday night against the Giants.
New York linebacker Jon Beason is out for the season and will need surgery on his right foot, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. | 10/27/2014 1:11 PM
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New York linebacker Jon Beason is out for the season and will need surgery on his right foot, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.
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Impact
He missed most of the preseason due to a torn ligament and fractured bone in his toe and had only played in a few regular season games.
Rams receiver Brian Quick's injury is a dislocated shoulder and torn rotator cuff, according to Adam Schefter. | 10/27/2014 1:05 PM
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Rams receiver Brian Quick's injury is a dislocated shoulder and torn rotator cuff, according to Adam Schefter.
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Impact
Quick is likely done for the season, if that's true. he had taken a giant leap forward this season and in the seven games he played, he had already set career highs for receptions (25), yards (375) and touchdowns (3).
Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson had his best receiving day of 2014, but left the stadium in a walking boot, according to a St. Paul Pioneer Press report. | 10/27/2014 11:15 AM
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Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson had his best receiving day of 2014, but left the stadium in a walking boot, according to a St. Paul Pioneer Press report.
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Impact
He had six receptions for 86 yards, and one carry for 10 yards. he said it was just precautionary, but fantasy owners should watch him this week in practice.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appeared to tweak a hamstring late in Sunday's game, but he didn't miss any time. | 10/27/2014 11:13 AM
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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appeared to tweak a hamstring late in Sunday's game, but he didn't miss any time.
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Impact
Rodgers doesn't expect this to keep him out of the next game, which isn't until Week 10.
Detroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who injured a right knee in Sunday's game, will have an MRI Monday. | 10/27/2014 11:10 AM
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Detroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who injured a right knee in Sunday's game, will have an MRI Monday.
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All early comments have called this one bad, so we aren't too hopeful at this point.
Rams left tackle Jake Long apparently tore the right ACL in Sunday's game and has already been placed on injured reserve. | 10/27/2014 11:08 AM
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Rams left tackle Jake Long apparently tore the right ACL in Sunday's game and has already been placed on injured reserve.
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Impact
It's the same knee that he tore up last season and this could be the end for the four-time Pro Bowl lineman.
Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith, who left in the first quarter with a foot injury will have an MRI on Monday. | 10/27/2014 11:05 AM
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Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith, who left in the first quarter with a foot injury will have an MRI on Monday.
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Impact
The Ravens secondary would take a hit if Smith is out for any length of time as he's one of the league's best cover men.
Third-round selection John Brown exploded in the final minutes with a 75-yard touchdown catch and run which turned out to bethe game-winner. | 10/27/2014 11:01 AM
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Third-round selection John Brown exploded in the final minutes with a 75-yard touchdown catch and run which turned out to bethe game-winner.
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Impact
He's a small, fast receiver and beat the Eagles secondary. It was his first fantasy-worthy game since Week 2, but he seems to have a future.
Arizona wide receiver Michael Floyd wasn't part of the offensive explosion in this one against Philadelphia. | 10/27/2014 10:59 AM
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Arizona wide receiver Michael Floyd wasn't part of the offensive explosion in this one against Philadelphia.
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Impact
Floyd was targeted four times, but didn't catch a pass. Sunday was Larry Fitzgerald's day to be the guy.
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has always "owned" the Eagles and Sunday was an extention of that. | 10/27/2014 10:57 AM
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Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has always "owned" the Eagles and Sunday was an extention of that.
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Impact
Fitzgerald finished the day with seven receptions for 160 yards and a score, highlighted by an 80-yard touchdown catch and run.
Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer wasn[t very good in this one, but two huge plays, pushed his numbers into the stratisphere. | 10/27/2014 10:55 AM
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Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer wasn[t very good in this one, but two huge plays, pushed his numbers into the stratisphere.
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Impact
Touchdown passes of 80-yard and 75-yards amounted for about half his total for the entire afternoon (20-of-42 for 329 yards and two scores).
Cardinals running back Andre Ellington rushed for 71 yards and a touchdown. | 10/27/2014 10:53 AM
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Cardinals running back Andre Ellington rushed for 71 yards and a touchdown.
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Ellington is usually also involved in the passing game, but he wasn't a big part in this one which limited his fantasy value.
Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews saw 11 targets in Sunday's game against Arizona. | 10/27/2014 10:52 AM
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Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews saw 11 targets in Sunday's game against Arizona.
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Impact
Given that many opportunities, we would have liked to see more than six receptions for 47 yards. But then he's a rookie and that's what rookies do.
Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin was a huge factor in this one with a dozen receptions for 187 yards and two touchdowns. | 10/27/2014 10:50 AM
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Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin was a huge factor in this one with a dozen receptions for 187 yards and two touchdowns.
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Impact
Maclin has been Foles' favorite target for most of the season. In this one his usually low percentage of receptions was a solid 75 percent and he produced in a big way.
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was given 21 carries and saw five targets, but only produced a combined 97 yards and didn't get into the end zone. | 10/27/2014 10:48 AM
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Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was given 21 carries and saw five targets, but only produced a combined 97 yards and didn't get into the end zone.
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Impact
Not horrible, but not what we need from a top-three fantasy selection.
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw the ball a stunning 62 times in a 24-20 loss to Arizona. | 10/27/2014 10:46 AM
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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw the ball a stunning 62 times in a 24-20 loss to Arizona.
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Impact
Foles is still struggling with turnovers and it looks bad after last season's 27-2 TD-to-interception ratio, but he's still putting up decent fantasy numbers. Sunday he threw for 411 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.
Browns tight end Jordan Cameron was held to three catches for 40 yards. | 10/27/2014 10:45 AM
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Browns tight end Jordan Cameron was held to three catches for 40 yards.
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Impact
We keep thinking Cameron will do more and get disappointed. It's time to lower expectations.
In a game with very little offense, Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins was one of the few fantasy-worthy players. | 10/27/2014 10:44 AM
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In a game with very little offense, Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins was one of the few fantasy-worthy players.
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Impact
Hawkins caught seven of nine balls for 88 yards and a touchdown. That's two double-digit fantasy totals back-to-back.
Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer threw for 275 yards and a touchdown without a turnover. | 10/27/2014 10:41 AM
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Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer threw for 275 yards and a touchdown without a turnover.
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Impact
Hoyer wasn't great, but fortunately he was playing the one team that "wasn't great" can still get you a win and keep your job. he should hold off the "Johnny Football Era" for another week.
Browns running back Ben Tate salvaged an ugly performance with alate touchdown run. | 10/27/2014 10:38 AM
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Browns running back Ben Tate salvaged an ugly performance with alate touchdown run.
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Impact
Tate totaled 26 yards on 15 carries and caught one ball for eight yards. Considering he had minus five yards on his first five carries to finish with nine fantasy points is probably a miracle.
Raiders receiver Andre Holmes caught five balls for 69 yards and a late garbage-time touchdown. | 10/27/2014 10:35 AM
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Raiders receiver Andre Holmes caught five balls for 69 yards and a late garbage-time touchdown.
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Impact
Holmes has been inconsistent, like his rookie quarterback, but a late touchdown counts as much as any other and his fantasy owners will take the double-digit production.
Raiders receiver James Jones was targeted a team-high 11 times. | 10/27/2014 10:34 AM
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Raiders receiver James Jones was targeted a team-high 11 times.
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Impact
Jones caught six for 62 yards. He's not been consistent this season, but with a rookie quarterback what did you expect?
For most of the game Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr's offense could only produce a couple of field goals. | 10/27/2014 10:32 AM
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For most of the game Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr's offense could only produce a couple of field goals.
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Impact
But Carr kept throwing and a late touchdown pass and 54 attempts, many in garbage time, helped him produce decent fantasy totals - 328 yards and a touchdowns against two interceptions.
Raiders running back Darren McFadden rushed 12 times for 59 yards and caught four for 26 yards. | 10/27/2014 10:30 AM
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Raiders running back Darren McFadden rushed 12 times for 59 yards and caught four for 26 yards.
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Impact
Not pretty, but at least he's getting the opportunities. Maurice Jones-Drew ran six times for eight yards. He's an emergency fill-in ... at best.
Steelers tight end Heath Miller caught seven of eight targets for for 112 yards and a touchdown. | 10/27/2014 10:28 AM
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Steelers tight end Heath Miller caught seven of eight targets for for 112 yards and a touchdown.
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Impact
The Steelers were wearing their throwback uniforms (really ugly, sorry) so we shouldn't be surprised they resurrected Miller too. Miller is far too inconsistent for fantasy owners to start on a regular basis.
Steelers rookie wideout Martavis Bryant has been active for two games and has three touchdown catches. | 10/27/2014 10:24 AM
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Steelers rookie wideout Martavis Bryant has been active for two games and has three touchdown catches.
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Impact
Against the Colts he caught five for 83 yards and two touchdowns. Bryant has shown elite speed in running by most cornerbacks and should become the guy opposite Antonio Brown. If he's available in your league he should be claimed.
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown continued his streak of at least five catches, hauling in 10 of 13 targets for 133 yards and two scores. | 10/27/2014 10:22 AM
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Steelers receiver Antonio Brown continued his streak of at least five catches, hauling in 10 of 13 targets for 133 yards and two scores.
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Impact
Brown's fantasy owners were probable unhappy when Ben Roethlisberger's first two touchdown passes went to wideouts other than Brown, but "Big Ben" didn't forget his No. 1 guy and hit him for two scores in the second quarter.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger can now say he's done something no other quarterback in the history of the NFL has done. | 10/27/2014 10:19 AM
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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger can now say he's done something no other quarterback in the history of the NFL has done.
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Impact
Big Ben can say "I've thrown for 500 yards in a game two times in my career." Sunday he was 40-of-49 for 522 yards and six touchdowns. Simply amazing!
Agasinst Indianapolis Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell continued to show the versatility that makes him a threat in every game. | 10/27/2014 10:17 AM
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Agasinst Indianapolis Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell continued to show the versatility that makes him a threat in every game.
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Impact
Bell didn't score but totaled 148 yards from scrimmage. It's a tossup between Bell and Matt Forte for the most versatile back in the NFL.
Colts wideout Hakeem Nicks caught just one of six targets for 27 yards. | 10/27/2014 10:15 AM
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Colts wideout Hakeem Nicks caught just one of six targets for 27 yards.
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Impact
Nicks should be able to see the handwriting on the wall. He's fallen well down the depth chart and isn't going to get many opportunities. Fantasy owners can safely drop him, if thay haven't already.
With Colts starter Reggie Wayne (elbow) missing Week 8, rookie Donte Moncrief stepped up and produced. | 10/27/2014 10:14 AM
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With Colts starter Reggie Wayne (elbow) missing Week 8, rookie Donte Moncrief stepped up and produced.
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Impact
Moncrief was way ahead veteran Hakeem Nicks as a No. 2 option. He caught seven balls for 113 yards and a touchdown and looked as fast as anyone on the field. By next season he'll be starting opposite Hilton on a regular basis.
Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton continues to produce and the Andrew Luck to Hilton combination is becoming one of the league's best. | 10/27/2014 10:11 AM
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Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton continues to produce and the Andrew Luck to Hilton combination is becoming one of the league's best.
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Impact
Hilton had six catches for 155 yards and a score. As long as Luck is under center, Hilton is a must start.