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  • Kenny Vaccaro NO SS
    Saints' Kenny Vaccaro: Questionable for Week 3
    1h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) is questionable to play in Week 3.

    Vaccaro was able to take the practice field on Saturday after failing to do so on both Thursday and Friday. Should he be ruled out prior to kickoff, Roman Harper figures to slide into the starting lineup.

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  • Will Fuller HOU WR
    Texans' Will Fuller: Patriots take away deep threat
    1h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Will Fuller saw a lot of coverage over the top, with a safety helping on any deep routes, which limited the rookie's effectiveness in Week 3's loss to the Patriots. "They did a good job. They played basically a defense where they were over the top quite a bit, not all the time, not all the time, but quite a bit over the top of (Will) Fuller and over the top of Hop (DeAndre Hopkins). It was difficult," said Houston head coach Bill O'Brien.

    Fuller, who had two consecutive 100-yard receiving games to start his career, was held to three caches for 31 yards by the Patriots in Week 3. Given the success New England had in limiting both Fuller and Hopkins, the Houston Texans can expect to see similar coverage going forward.

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  • Willie Snead NO WR
    Saints' Willie Snead: Officially listed as questionable
    1h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Willie Snead (toe) is officially listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Falcons.

    Snead logged a limited practice session Saturday after failing to participate on both Thursday and Friday. If he's ultimately cleared to play, a matchup against a Falcons defense that has allowed a league-worst 74 percent completion rate to opposing QBs will await.

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  • Brock Osweiler HOU QB
    Texans' Brock Osweiler: Tips opponents to target
    2h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Brock Osweiler has displayed a tendency to lock onto his primary read, something the Patriots exploited in Houston's 27-0 loss in Week 3, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    On the one interception he threw Thursday, Osweiler locked onto DeAndre Hopkins in the second quarter, failing to look off the defense or use a pump fake, leading to Jamie Collins picking him off. He'll need to break himself of that habit and vows to examine the tape and become a better quarterback. After a nice first week of the season, Osweiler has thrown three interceptions to one touchdown in the past two games.

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  • Josh Hill NO TE
    Saints' Josh Hill: Questionable for MNF
    2h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Josh Hill (ankle) is questionable to play on Monday night.

    Hill suffered a high-ankle sprain in the New Orleans Saints ' season opener and was unable to play in Week 2. His status will be confirmed prior to kickoff.

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  • Dannell Ellerbe NO OLB
    Saints' Dannell Ellerbe: Deemed questionable for Week 3
    2h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps) is questionable to play in Week 3.

    Ellerbe hasn't played in either of the New Orleans Saints ' first two games of the season due to a lingering quad injury. If he's unable to play yet again, Craig Robertson figures to be in line for another game of extensive action.

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  • Brock Osweiler HOU QB
    Texans' Brock Osweiler: Tips opponents to target
    2h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Brock Osweiler has displayed a tendency to lock onto his primary read, something the Patriots exploited in Houston's 27-0 loss in Week 3, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    On the one interception he threw Thursday, Osweiler locked onto DeAndre Hopkins in the second quarter, failing to look off the defense or use a pump fake, leading to Jamie Collins picking him off. He'll need to break himself of that habit and vows to examine the tape and become a better quarterback. After a nice first week of the season, Osweiler has thrown three interceptions to one touchdown in the past two games.

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  • Jacoby Brissett NE QB
    Patriots' Jacoby Brissett: Dealing with thumb issue
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    The severity of Jacoby Brissett 's right thumb issue has yet to be clarified, the New England Patriots ' official site reports.

    While initially there was speculation suggesting that Brissett may have suffered a torn ligament in his thumb, subsequent reports made the injury seem less ominous, including a report via ESPN's Dianna Russini that the QB is dealing with a sprained thumb that will not require surgery. In any case, we expect added clarity this coming week on the status of both Brissett and Jimmy Garoppolo, who was inactive Thursday due to a shoulder injury. New England's next game is in on Oct. 2, against the Bills, giving the Patriots some time to evaluate the health of the two QBs on their active roster, and quite possibly add depth at the position. Of course, looming large for the team on that front is the fact the top signal-caller Tom Brady (suspension) will be eligible to return to action in Week 5.

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  • Bryce Petty NYJ QB
    Jets' Bryce Petty: Ruled out for Sunday
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Bryce Petty (shoulder) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

    Petty's shoulder injury continued to keep him sidelined through practice this week and will leave him inactive for a third straight game to begin his career. As a result, Geno Smith will serve as the New York Jets ' backup to starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick this Sunday.

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  • Andrew Luck IND QB
    Colts' Andrew Luck: Practices fully, but listed as questionable
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Though Andrew Luck (right shoulder) was listed as a full participant at Friday's practice, the Indianapolis Colts list him as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers, the Indianapolis Star reports.

    With that in mind, ESPN.com relays that both Luck and offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski said during this past week that the injury is not expected to keep him out Sunday. For his part, coach Chuck Pagano noted Friday: "I think everybody is trying to read too much into this. ... We're going to manage him the way we manage all our players and try to get him to Sunday as healthy as possible." For now, we anticipate that Luck will be out there Sunday, but the questionable designation makes his status worth monitoring as Sunday's 4:25 ET kickoff approaches.

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  • Andrew Luck IND QB
    Colts' Andrew Luck: Listed as questionable for Sunday
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Andrew Luck (shoulder) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

    Luck increased his activity level throughout the week, culminating in a full practice Friday, making it likely he'll play Sunday. Although his sore throwing shoulder warrants placement on the Indianapolis Colts ' injury report, and his status to play the Chargers will need to be confirmed, Luck's fantasy owners can take confidence from Friday's full session as they look forward to using him in lineups this weekend.

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  • Jacoby Brissett NE QB
    Patriots' Jacoby Brissett: Dealing with thumb issue
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that Jacoby Brissett suffered a thumb sprain Thursday against the Texans.

    Rapoport adds that Brissett's thumb injury is "not deemed to be a serious one," with the injury slated to be monitored leading up the New England Patriots ' Oct. 2 tilt against the Bills. That said, with Tom Brady suspended for one more game and Jimmy Garoppolo dealing with a shoulder injury, we'd expect the Patriots to add QB depth in the coming days.

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  • Ka'Deem Carey CHI RB
    Bears' Ka'Deem Carey: Ruled out for Week 3
    3h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Ka'Deem Carey (hamstring) will not play in the Chicago Bears ' matchup against the Cowboys on Sunday.

    Carey, who exited Chicago's Week 2 game with a hamstring injury, was considered doubtful to play after Friday's practice. His confirmed absence likely spells an increased workload for rookie Jordan Howard.

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  • Spencer Ware KC RB
    Chiefs' Spencer Ware: Should start once again
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Spencer Ware appears destined to start at running back once again Sunday versus the Jets, given that Jamaal Charles (knee) is considered doubtful to play, The Kansas City Star reports.

    Ware has started both of the Kansas City Chiefs ' games so far this season, totaling 127 rushing yards and a touchdown on 21 carries, plus 177 receiving yards on nine catches. Although he lost a fumble last weekend, Ware has picked up from where he left off last season, proving to be a perfectly capable replacement with Charles sidelined. While Ware figures to continue in Kansas City's starting role (with Charcandrick West serving as his change-of-pace backup) this weekend's matchup against the Jets appears harder than most, considering New York's strong defensive front.

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  • C.J. Prosise SEA RB
    Seahawks' C.J. Prosise: Listed as questionable
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    C.J. Prosise (hand) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against San Francisco.

    While the hand injury hasn't impacted his practice participation, Prosise is seemingly in real danger of missing a second straight game, as the injury impacts his ability to catch, which is his primary source of value to the team. With Thomas Rawls (lower leg) listed as doubtful, Christine Michael may have a chance to serve as a true three-down workhorse.

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  • Christine Michael SEA RB
    Seahawks' Christine Michael: Primed for huge workload
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Christine Michael 's teammate Thomas Rawls (lower leg) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against San Francisco.

    With Rawls likely sidelined and C.J. Prosise (questionable-hand) potentially limited or unavailable, Michael is set for a heavy workload that could include the vast majority of snaps on obvious passing downs, in addition to dominance of the rushing attempts. Given the role and opponent, Michael is shaping up as a clear top-10 option at running back for Week 3.

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  • Thomas Rawls SEA RB
    Seahawks' Thomas Rawls: Listed as doubtful for Sunday
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Thomas Rawls (lower leg) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against San Francisco.

    Head coach Pete Carroll was optimistic earlier in the week, but he changed his tune during a Friday morning radio interview, and Rawls then missed a third consecutive practice. With the injury lingering longer than expected, it appears Christine Michael will take on a heavy workload for a game in which the Seattle Seahawks are heavily favored. What's more, passing-down back C.J. Prosise (hand) is listed as questionable, potentially setting Michael up for a full three-down role. Fifth-round rookie Alex Collins could also be involved.

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  • Kenyan Drake MIA RB
    Dolphins' Kenyan Drake: To share reps in Week 3
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Kenyan Drake is expected to share reps with starter Jay Ajayi in teammate Arian Foster's (groin) absence Sunday against the Browns, ESPN's James Walker reports.

    Drake scored his first career touchdown on one of his two rushes for 12 yards last week versus the Patriots, and he'll aim to build on that outing in an expanded role against the Browns this Sunday. While Ajayi will start with Foster sidelined, Drake should see a decent amount of snaps himself, conceivably earning more touches if he can outproduce Ajayi over the course of the game.

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  • Will Fuller HOU WR
    Texans' Will Fuller: Patriots take away deep threat
    1h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Will Fuller saw a lot of coverage over the top, with a safety helping on any deep routes, which limited the rookie's effectiveness in Week 3's loss to the Patriots. "They did a good job. They played basically a defense where they were over the top quite a bit, not all the time, not all the time, but quite a bit over the top of (Will) Fuller and over the top of Hop (DeAndre Hopkins). It was difficult," said Houston head coach Bill O'Brien.

    Fuller, who had two consecutive 100-yard receiving games to start his career, was held to three caches for 31 yards by the Patriots in Week 3. Given the success New England had in limiting both Fuller and Hopkins, the Houston Texans can expect to see similar coverage going forward.

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  • Willie Snead NO WR
    Saints' Willie Snead: Officially listed as questionable
    1h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Willie Snead (toe) is officially listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Falcons.

    Snead logged a limited practice session Saturday after failing to participate on both Thursday and Friday. If he's ultimately cleared to play, a matchup against a Falcons defense that has allowed a league-worst 74 percent completion rate to opposing QBs will await.

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  • Mohamed Sanu ATL WR
    Falcons' Mohamed Sanu: Ready for MNF
    3h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Mohamed Sanu (ankle) will play in the Atlanta Falcons ' Monday night game against the Saints.

    While Sanu did not practice on Thursday, he was able to increase his participation in a limited capacity on Friday before practicing in full on Saturday. Consequently, the Atlanta coaching staff gave him the green light to play in the team's divisional showdown against New Orleans, where the loser will likely enter Week 4 as the last-place team in the NFC South.

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  • Justin Hardy ATL WR
    Falcons' Justin Hardy: Set to play Monday night
    4h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Justin Hardy (shoulder) will be active for the Atlanta Falcons ' Monday night tilt against the Saints.

    Head coach Dan Quinn recently stated that Hardy has overcome his shoulder woes and should be good to go moving forward, and the Falcons' injury report on Saturday echoes that very sentiment. Last week, Hardy found the end zone on an eight-yard grab, but that was his only reception across three targets.

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  • Willie Snead NO WR
    Saints' Willie Snead: Declares himself game-time decision
    4h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Willie Snead (toe) considers himself a game-time decision to play on Monday night against the Falcons, Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune reports.

    The New Orleans Saints listed Snead as questionable on Friday's injury report after he did not participate in that day's practice session. As players are usually optimistic regarding their availability for upcoming games when coming back from injury, it's unclear if Snead's relative lack of confidence is a knock against the health of his toe or if the wideout is simply being realistic. Regardless, his status will be updated prior to kickoff.

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  • Justin Hardy ATL WR
    Falcons' Justin Hardy: Should be fine for Monday
    7h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Justin Hardy (shoulder) should be ready to go for Monday's game against the Saints, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

    Hardy's shoulder issue doesn't appear to be very bothersome at this point, as coach Dan Quinn relayed Saturday that he expects the wide receiver to be fine moving forward. He could see an increased role if Mohamed Sanu (ankle) is sidelined, while No. 1 option Julio Jones (calf) is expected to play.

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  • Josh Hill NO TE
    Saints' Josh Hill: Questionable for MNF
    2h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Josh Hill (ankle) is questionable to play on Monday night.

    Hill suffered a high-ankle sprain in the New Orleans Saints ' season opener and was unable to play in Week 2. His status will be confirmed prior to kickoff.

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  • Asante Cleveland SD TE
    Chargers' Asante Cleveland: Signed to active roster
    2h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Asante Cleveland was signed to the San Diego Chargers ' active roster on Saturday.

    With starting tight end Antonio Gates considered doubtful to play on Sunday, the Chargers evidently felt they needed more help at the tight end position, cutting RB Andre Williams to make room. If Gates is ultimately ruled out, Cleveland will slot in behind Hunter Henry and Sean McGrath on the tight end depth chart.

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  • Ben Koyack JAC TE
    Jaguars' Ben Koyack: Undergoes knee surgery
    3h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Ben Koyack (knee) underwent successful surgery to repair the tear in his meniscus on Saturday.

    Koyack went down during Wednesday's practice, but it wasn't immediately clear whether his injury would require surgery. The Jacksonville Jaguars didn't place the tight end on injured reserve, however, so they may be holding out hope for Koyack to return at another point in the 2016 campaign.

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  • Brent Celek PHI TE
    Eagles' Brent Celek: Significant role expected again
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Brent Celek should enjoy considerable playing time once again with teammate Zach Ertz (ribs) ruled out Sunday against the Steelers, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

    Celek started in Ertz's absence Monday against the Bears, and although he failed to catch a pass, his snap count increased from 49 percent in Week 1 to 74 percent last time out. The veteran should see a similar workload versus Pittsburgh this week, but his fantasy upside trails that of fellow tight end Trey Burton, who recorded five catches for 49 yards and a touchdown with Ertz sidelined in Week 2.

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  • Jace Amaro TEN TE
    Titans' Jace Amaro: Larger role possible
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Jace Amaro 's role could be expanded if teammate Delanie Walker (hamstring) can't play Sunday against the Raiders, The Tennessean reports.

    Amaro joined the Tennessee Titans earlier this month after being released by the Jets just two years after they drafted him in the second round. Although Amaro is reportedly comfortable with a package of plays right now, he may be forced into a larger role if Walker is unavailable. At the moment, Walker is considered questionable, making it uncertain whether the Titans will have to cope without their top tight end Sunday.

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  • Nick Vannett SEA TE
    Seahawks' Nick Vannett: Considered doubtful for Week 3
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Nick Vannett (ankle) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against San Francisco.

    With Jimmy Graham and Luke Willson both healthy, Vannett's availability is of little consequence to Seattle. The rookie will likely start his career with a third consecutive absence.

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  • Patrick Murray CLE K
    Browns' Patrick Murray: Headed to IR
    10h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Patrick Murray (knee) was placed on IR by the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, Mary Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

    Murray's left knee injury opened the door for the signing of kicker Cody Parkey to the Browns, who'll take over the kicking duties Sunday against the Dolphins. Murray is no stranger to knee injuries, having torn his ACL of the same leg two years ago.

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  • Cody Parkey PHI K
    Browns' Cody Parkey: Signed by Browns
    10h ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Cody Parkey was signed by the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, Mary Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

    Parkey's signing with the Browns was expected after fellow kicker Patrick Murray was placed on IR with a left knee injury, leaving the team in need of a replacement. Throughout two seasons in the NFL, Parkey has made 35 field goals in 40 attempts and he also has yet to miss an extra point.

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  • Patrick Murray CLE K
    Browns' Patrick Murray: Injures left knee Friday
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Patrick Murray , who is considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, injured his left knee during Friday's practice, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

    The injury is to the same knee as Murray's torn ACL from two years ago. That leaves his status for Sunday's game very much in the air, which is likely to result in the Cleveland Browns signing Cody Parkey as kicker insurance. At the moment, it's unclear how long Murray's ailment is expected to hamper him.

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  • Patrick Murray CLE K
    Browns' Patrick Murray: Questionable for Sunday's game
    1d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Patrick Murray (knee) is considered questionable to play Sunday against the Dolphins, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

    Murray's knee problem may require the Cleveland Browns to bring in a kicker on short notice prior to Sunday's kickoff in Miami. Whether that transpires or Murray is ultimately able to play, Cleveland's expected offensive struggles could limit the scoring opportunities for whoever kicks for the team Sunday.

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  • Brandon McManus DEN K
    Broncos' Brandon McManus: Goes four-of-five on field goals against the Colts
    4d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Brandon McManus converted four-of-five field goal attempts and all three PAT attempts in Sunday's win over the Colts.

    McManus nailed field goals of 23, 43, 33 and 35 yards on Sunday, his lone blemish being a 54-yard miss following the game's opening drive. With Denver's offense, again, having plenty of success in the middle of the field, but some struggles as they approach the goal line, McManus should be called on often this season.

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  • Justin Tucker BAL K
    Ravens' Justin Tucker: Goes three-for-three against Cleveland
    4d ago • By RotoWire Staff

    Justin Tucker connected on both of his PAT attempts as well as all three of his field goal attempts in Sunday's win over the Browns.

    Tucker has hit all five of his field goal tries this season, including four beyond 40 yards and two of 50 yards or more. That's progress for the All-Pro kicker. After going 10-for-11 on kicks of 50 yards or greater in the first two seasons of his career, distance has been Tucker's Achilles heel as of late, with a rate of just eight out of 19 in 2014 and 2015.

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  • Vontaze Burfict CIN OLB
    Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict suspended three games
    01/12/2016 • By RotoWire Staff

    The NFL has suspended Vontaze Burfict for the first three games of the 2016 season due to repeated violations of safety-related playing rules, the NFL reports.

    Burfict has oscillated between brilliant and bone-headed during his four-year career, and Saturday's wild-card defeat to the Steelers was no exception. Although his strip sack of Ben Roethlisberger (a play in which the quarterback was knocked out until the final drive due to a shoulder injury) and interception of backup Landry Jones spurred the Cincinnati Bengals ' comeback bid, he also committed a crucial unnecessary roughness penalty on Antonio Brown with 22 seconds remaining, which compounded with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty from Adam Jones to set up the Steelers' game-winning field goal. On a more serious note, Burfict has been flagged for 14 unnecessary roughness calls since he entered the professional ranks in 2012, seemingly necessitating Monday's action from the NFL. Pending an appeal, he'll begin the suspension in Week 1 of next season.

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  • Paul Posluszny JAC MLB
    Report: Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny has hand surgery
    12/10/2015 • By RotoWire Staff

    Paul Posluszny underwent surgery Tuesday to repair his fractured right hand, the Florida Times-Union reports.

    The procedure obviously clouds the linebacker's Week 14 status, but at this stage Posluszny has yet to be ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts. If Posluszny is forced to sit out this weekend's action, Jordan Tripp would be in line to start in his place.

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  • Darrelle Revis NYJ CB
    Jets CB Darrelle Revis will not play this week
    11/27/2015 • By RotoWire Staff

    Darrelle Revis (concussion) is out for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

    This represents something of a break for Miami's top wideout Jarvis Landry, with Marcus Williams a candidate to start in place of Revis on Sunday, per NJ.com.

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  • Kyle Williams BUF DE
    Bills DL Kyle Williams could miss rest of season
    11/21/2015 • By RotoWire Staff

    Coach Rex Ryan says Williams (knee) has a 50-50 chance to return this season.

    Williams is a Pro Bowl player and he's always been worth every bit of those honors, so it'd be a big loss for the defense if he's unable to return this season. Fortunately, the Buffalo Bills have three other very capable and healthy linemen in Marcell Dareus, Mario Williams, and Jerry Hughes, though it looks like the hope of the foursome being the league's best this season may be fading thanks to Kyle Williams ' injury.

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  • Luke Kuechly CAR MLB
    Panthers LB Luke Kuechly ready for Sunday
    11/13/2015 • By RotoWire Staff

    Luke Kuechly (ankle) is listed as probable for Sunday's game in Tennessee.

    Kuechly returned to practice as a limited participant Thursday, and then logged a full session Friday. There may be some lingering soreness, but Kuechly still figures to work in his usual every-down role, thus making him a top IDP option.

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  • Clay Matthews GB OLB
    Packers LB Clay Matthews is active Sunday
    11/08/2015 • By RotoWire Staff

    Clay Matthews (ankle/knee) is listed as active Sunday at Carolina, the Green Bay Packers ' official site reports.

    After taking a hit to his lower leg last Sunday, Matthews will gut out ailments to his ankle and knee, as he attempts to corral the elusive Cam Newton.

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