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  • Zach Ertz PHI TE
    Eagles' Zach Ertz: Finds end zone in loss to Bengals
    16m ago

    Zach Ertz caught nine of 15 targets for 79 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 32-14 loss to the Bengals.

    Ertz managed a new season-high in receptions as the Philadelphia Eagles aired it out after falling behind early, scoring his second touchdown of the season on a 13-yard reception in the third quarter. He missed time due to an injury earlier this season, but Ertz seems to be reestablishing himself in the offense, as both of his scores have come in the last three games, and he is averaging 6.4 receptions over the last 5. With his fantasy value trending upward, next week he will look to exploit a Washington defense that has been susceptible to strong tight end play.

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  • Joe Flacco BAL QB
    Ravens' Joe Flacco: Tosses four touchdowns Sunday
    22m ago

    Joe Flacco completed 36 of 47 passes for 381 yards and threw four touchdowns and one interception during Sunday's tilt with the Dolphins.

    This was Flacco's best performance of the 2016 campaign, as his touchdowns and yardage were both season highs. The nine-year veteran had dead-on accuracy as he sliced up Miami's defense, and it resulted in a tremendous 76.6 percent completion rate. Flacco also did a nice job spreading the ball around, with 10 different players hauling in a catch. He was removed midway through the fourth quarter due to the blowout and will look to build on his strong outing versus the Patriots next Monday night.

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  • Carson Wentz PHI QB
    Eagles' Carson Wentz: Three interceptions in loss to Bengals
    22m ago

    Carson Wentz completed 36 of 60 passes for 308 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions during Sunday's game against the Bengals. He also gained 16 yards via three carries and recorded a seven-yard reception during the 32-14 loss.

    Wentz set a new career high in attempts and set his second-best yardage mark of the year, but his trio of interceptions in the second half eliminated any chance the Philadelphia Eagles had of coming back from a 19-point halftime deficit. His yardage totals have been trending upward of late, but he has just three touchdowns compared to eight interceptions over the last five games en route to a 1-4 record in those contests. Wentz clearly still has a long way to go, but with the Eagles firmly out of playoff contention at this point, he should be given every opportunity to persevere through the though times. He will face off with the Redskins next week.

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  • Josh Hill NO TE
    Saints' Josh Hill: Sporting boot and crutches
    30m ago

    Josh Hill (ankle) was wearing a boot on his right leg and using crutches following Sunday's loss to the Lions, Josh Katzenstein of NOLA.com reports.

    HIll suffered an ankle injury during the game and finished with only one catch for three yards. Fellow tight end Coby Fleener, meanwhile, finished the game with five catches for a team-high 86 yards, indicating that he is the New Orleans Saints ' preferred pass-catching tight end. The boot and crutches suggest that Hill might miss some practice this week, so continue to monitor his status as Week 14 approaches.

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  • Danny Amendola NE WR
    Patriots' Danny Amendola: Sports crutches, walking boot after game
    32m ago

    Danny Amendola , who left Sunday's win over the Rams with an ankle injury, was spotted later using crutches and sporting a walking boot, Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald reports.

    While it's possible that the crutches and boot were precautionary, it's also quite plausible that Amendola could miss some time. Such a scenario would lead to added snaps for rookie Malcolm Mitchell and the team potentially adding wideout depth in advance of Week 14's game against the Ravens.

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  • Mark Ingram NO RB
    Saints' Mark Ingram: Posts 53 yards from scrimmage Sunday
    34m ago

    Mark Ingram totaled seven carries for 37 yards and five receptions for 16 yards during Sunday's loss to the Lions.

    Ingram was noticeably hobbled at certain junctures in the game, but no reason was mentioned for the affliction, so he was likely just working out the kinks with the toe injury that kept him off the practice field for much of Week 13 preparation. As the minutes went by and the New Orleans Saints couldn't make inroads on the Lions, the rushing attack was ditched for a quick hitter from Drew Brees, which Ingram benefited from in the form of five targets. However, Ingram failed to reach 50 yards on the ground for the fourth time this season, while Sunday's 53 yards from scrimmage were his second worst on the campaign for contests in which he wasn't benched for Tim Hightower (Week 8 against the Seahawks). Look for Ingram to bounce back next Sunday against the Buccaneers' bottom-tier rush defense.

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  • Ryan Tannehill MIA QB
    Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill: Three interceptions in Week 13 loss
    2h ago

    Ryan Tannehill completed 29 of 40 passes for 226 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions in Sunday's 38-6 loss to the Ravens. He also netted zero yards on his one carry and fumbled once but recovered.

    After posting a stellar 9:1 TD:INT ratio over the previous five games, Tannehill slogged through his fourth multi-interception day of the season. The three picks were a season high, however, and his 5.65 YPA figure was his third lowest of the campaign as well. Consistent pressure was a factor, as the Ravens harassed Tannehill frequently despite officially recording just a pair of sacks. The one bright spot on the afternoon for both the fifth-year quarterback and the Miami Dolphins was his nifty fourth-quarter, eight-yard scoring connection in the right corner of the end zone with DeVante Parker that represented the team's only points. At 7-5 and in the midst of a playoff push, Tannehill and the Dolphins will try to rebound against the Cardinals in a Week 14 home tilt.

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  • Matt Barkley CHI QB
    Bears' Matt Barkley: Fails to throw touchdown pass in Sunday victory
    2h ago

    Matt Barkley completed 11 of 18 passes for 192 yards while rushing for an additional three yards Sunday against the 49ers.

    Barkley didn't complete a pass until 90 seconds remained in the first half, but he threw for 170 of his 192 yards during the course of three consecutive drives that each led to a rushing touchdown by Jordan Howard. Despite having a fantastic performance against Tennessee in Week 12, he won't likely be consistent enough to trust as anything more than a situational starter in fantasy leagues that start two quarterbacks.

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  • Tom Brady NE QB
    Patriots' Tom Brady: Completes 33 passes in Sunday's win
    2h ago

    Tom Brady (knee) completed 33 of 46 passes for 269 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 26-10 win over the Rams.

    Minus top TE Rob Gronkowski, Brady (who has now led the New England Patriots to 201 wins over his career) connected with wideouts Julian Edelman and Malcolm Mitchell eight times each Sunday, while hitting running backs James White and Dion Lewis four times apiece. Next Monday, Brady will face a Baltimore squad that downed the Dolphins by a 38-6 tally Sunday, marking the team's fourth win out of its last five outings.

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  • Matthew Stafford DET QB
    Lions' Matthew Stafford: Dissects New Orleans secondary
    3h ago

    Matthew Stafford completed 30 of 42 passes for 341 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Saints, adding 22 yards across three rushing attempts.

    On a day without top receiver Marvin Jones (thigh), Stafford set a season high in pass attempts and topped a 70-percent completion percentage for the fifth time in 2016 en route to one of his most efficient performances of the year. What's more, Stafford continues to appear more elusive on the ground than he has in previous years, logging his eighth game with double-digit rushing yardage and his sixth with a tote of at least 10 yards. Next up is a divisional matchup at home against a Bears defense with only five interceptions to its name (T-28th in the league).

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  • Alex Smith KC QB
    Chiefs' Alex Smith: Quiet in win over Falcons
    3h ago

    Alex Smith was an efficient 20 of 24 through the air including one touchdown pass and zero interceptions in Sunday's 29-28 win over the Falcons.

    Outside of a lost fumble in the first half, Smith was quiet yet effective while managing the Kansas City Chiefs to a victory Sunday. He tallied his lowest pass attempt total since Week 7, while Kansas City attempted to hang on to a lead for the majority of the second half. Although his attempts were limited, the veteran signal caller averaged 10.8 yards per throw, his highest of the season. Smith will have a short week to prepare for a Thursday night tilt against the division-leading Raiders.

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  • Brock Osweiler HOU QB
    Texans' Brock Osweiler: No turnovers against Packers
    3h ago

    Brock Osweiler completed 22 of 35 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns during Sunday's loss to the Packers. He also added 20 yards rushing on three carries.

    Osweiler avoided any major mistakes in Week 13, coming off a poor three-interception performance against the Chargers in his previous start. Questions arose earlier in the week regarding the Houston Texans ' quarterback situation, with backup Tom Savage in the conversation to potentially start over Osweiler. However, coach Bill O'Brien ultimately stuck with Osweiler, and he responded with a nice bounce-back effort in Green Bay. His next test will come in Week 14 against the Colts, as Houston looks for their seventh win of the season.

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  • Mark Ingram NO RB
    Saints' Mark Ingram: Posts 53 yards from scrimmage Sunday
    34m ago

    Mark Ingram totaled seven carries for 37 yards and five receptions for 16 yards during Sunday's loss to the Lions.

    Ingram was noticeably hobbled at certain junctures in the game, but no reason was mentioned for the affliction, so he was likely just working out the kinks with the toe injury that kept him off the practice field for much of Week 13 preparation. As the minutes went by and the New Orleans Saints couldn't make inroads on the Lions, the rushing attack was ditched for a quick hitter from Drew Brees, which Ingram benefited from in the form of five targets. However, Ingram failed to reach 50 yards on the ground for the fourth time this season, while Sunday's 53 yards from scrimmage were his second worst on the campaign for contests in which he wasn't benched for Tim Hightower (Week 8 against the Seahawks). Look for Ingram to bounce back next Sunday against the Buccaneers' bottom-tier rush defense.

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  • Dwayne Washington DET RB
    Lions' Dwayne Washington: Posts 40 total yards versus Saints
    1h ago

    Dwayne Washington (ankle) carried seven times for 21 yards and caught two passes for 19 yards Sunday against the Saints.

    Before leaving the game for good with an ankle injury, Washington accounted for a career-high 40 yards from scrimmage. It's unclear if the rookie will be forced to miss any time, but in such an event, expect Zach Zenner to take over as the Detroit Lions ' primary early-down option.

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  • Kapri Bibbs DEN RB
    Broncos' Kapri Bibbs: Comes down with high-ankle sprain
    1h ago

    Kapri Bibbs said after Sunday's game in Jacksonville that he suffered a high-ankle sprain, Cameron Wolfe of The Denver Post reports.

    Bibbs led the Denver Broncos with 49 yards on only five carries, one of which went for 24 yards. Among 31 touches this season, he also has a 69-yard touchdown catch to his credit. However, his change-of-pace role could soon be a thing of the past if he indeed has a seriously sprained ankle. Limping in the locker room thereafter, he was eventually seen leaving with a walking boot on his left foot, per Troy Renck of Denver7 ABC. With only one healthy running back on the roster -- Devontae Booker -- the Broncos are seemingly in the market to bring a fresh body into the backfield this week.

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  • Charcandrick West KC RB
    Chiefs' Charcandrick West: Gets one carry Sunday
    2h ago

    Charcandrick West tallied just one carry for zero yards in Sunday's win over the Falcons.

    Fellow running back Spencer Ware got 14 carries, and appears to be fully established as the team's primary running back. West has now seen just six total carries over the past four games. As long as Ware is healthy, there is nothing to suggest West will see an increased involvement going forward.

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  • Jay Ajayi MIA RB
    Dolphins' Jay Ajayi: Tallies 87 yards of offense in Week 13 loss
    2h ago

    Jay Ajayi gained 61 yards on 12 rushes and secured six of seven targets for 26 yards in Sunday's 38-6 loss to the Ravens.

    Ajayi was one of the few bright spots for the Miami Dolphins offense in what was its most forgettable performance of the season. He ran hard and decisively against a stingy Ravens front throughout the afternoon in relatively limited opportunities, and he contributed in the passing game when circumstances dictated the team more or less abandon the running game. In fact, the reception total was a season high for Ajayi, who'll look for more ground game opportunities when the Dolphins face off with the Cardinals in Week 14.

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  • James White NE RB
    Patriots' James White: Splitting pass-catching back duties with Dion Lewis
    2h ago

    James White carried three times for 17 yards and caught four of five targets for 18 yards in Sunday's 26-10 win over the Rams.

    Meanwhile, fellow RB Dion Lewis carried the ball five times for 27 yards and caught four passes (on five targets) for 11 yards, while power back LeGarrette Blount logged an 18/88/1 stat line in the contest. In his current context of sharing change-of-pace snaps with Lewis, White's PPR upside is modest these days.

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  • Danny Amendola NE WR
    Patriots' Danny Amendola: Sports crutches, walking boot after game
    32m ago

    Danny Amendola , who left Sunday's win over the Rams with an ankle injury, was spotted later using crutches and sporting a walking boot, Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald reports.

    While it's possible that the crutches and boot were precautionary, it's also quite plausible that Amendola could miss some time. Such a scenario would lead to added snaps for rookie Malcolm Mitchell and the team potentially adding wideout depth in advance of Week 14's game against the Ravens.

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  • Julio Jones ATL WR
    Falcons' Julio Jones: Downplays lower-body injury
    44m ago

    Julio Jones is downplaying an unspecified lower-body injury he sustained in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs, ESPN's Vaughn McClure reports. "It's football," Jones said after Sunday's game. "You're going to get banged up. You're going to get little nagging injuries here and there from the game. I'm OK. I'll be good to go."

    Jones -- who missed some plays late in the game -- recorded seven catches for 113 yards on nine targets Sunday, but his status will now be worth tracking as next weekend's game against the Rams approaches.

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  • Kenny Stills MIA WR
    Dolphins' Kenny Stills: Settles for 21 receiving yards in Week 13
    1h ago

    Kenny Stills gathered two of five targets for 21 yards in Sunday's 38-6 loss to the Ravens.

    Stills couldn't get anything going downfield against a Ravens secondary that seemed inspired by the return of top cornerback Jimmy Smith from injury. Stills had crossed the goal line twice over the previous three games but failed to do so Sunday while also posting his lowest yardage total in the last five contests. He'll look to make his presence felt in an important Week 14 battle against the Cardinals.

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  • Adam Humphries TB WR
    Buccaneers' Adam Humphries: Suffers concussion Sunday
    1h ago

    Adam Humphries has been ruled out of Sunday's contest in San Diego due to a concussion, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Before he departed, Humphries nabbed both passes directed his way for 19 yards, while returning his only punt for seven yards. Now beholden to the NFL's concussion protocol, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are without their primary punt returner and No. 3 wide receiver for an undetermined period of time.

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  • DeVante Parker MIA WR
    Dolphins' DeVante Parker: Totals 34 yards, TD in Week 13 loss
    1h ago

    DeVante Parker (back) gathered in three of four targets for 34 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 38-6 loss to the Ravens.

    The second-year receiver toughed out a back ailment to take the field but wasn't much of a factor overall. However, he was able to put up the only points on the scoreboard for the Miami Dolphins . He notched a nifty touchdown grab in the back right corner of the end zone early in the fourth quarter, his second score in the last three games. Parker will look to get healthier and bounce back with a productive outing in a tough matchup against the Cardinals in Week 14.

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  • Jarvis Landry MIA WR
    Dolphins' Jarvis Landry: Grabs game-high 11 receptions in Week 13 loss
    1h ago

    Jarvis Landry grabbed 11 of 14 targets for 87 yards in Sunday's 38-6 loss to the Ravens.

    This looked like the pre-Adam Gase version of Landry, as the PPR monster posted a season high in receptions on an equally high-water mark in targets. With fellow wideout DeVante Parker having come in hobbled by a back injury, Landry assumed the mantle of Ryan Tannehill's top target on the afternoon, constantly serving as a security blanket in the short and intermediate passing game. With another tough defense that can get after the quarterback on tap in Week 14 in the form of the Cardinals, Landry could well play a pivotal role as an option near the line of scrimmage once again.

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  • Josh Hill NO TE
    Saints' Josh Hill: Sporting boot and crutches
    30m ago

    Josh Hill (ankle) was wearing a boot on his right leg and using crutches following Sunday's loss to the Lions, Josh Katzenstein of NOLA.com reports.

    HIll suffered an ankle injury during the game and finished with only one catch for three yards. Fellow tight end Coby Fleener, meanwhile, finished the game with five catches for a team-high 86 yards, indicating that he is the New Orleans Saints ' preferred pass-catching tight end. The boot and crutches suggest that Hill might miss some practice this week, so continue to monitor his status as Week 14 approaches.

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  • Dion Sims MIA TE
    Dolphins' Dion Sims: Posts 39 yards receiving in Week 13
    1h ago

    Dion Sims caught three of four targets for 39 yards in Sunday's 38-6 loss to the Ravens.

    Sims continues to generate some modest production as the most talented tight end that's currently healthy enough to take the field for the Miami Dolphins . The fourth-year pro brings nice athleticism despite tipping the scales at approximately 270 pounds, creating some mismatches and rendering him hard to bring down. He's now tallied at least three catches in each of the last three games while usually serving as a fourth option behind Jarvis Landry, Kenny Stills and DeVante Parker in the offense.

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  • Luke Stocker TB TE
    Buccaneers' Luke Stocker: Won't return Sunday
    1h ago

    Luke Stocker (ankle) won't return to Sunday's contest at Dan Diego, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Stocker sustained the ailment on the first play of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' opening possession, which was followed by a potentially serious knee injury to wideout Cecil Shorts a short time later. Because the base offense includes two tight ends, Alan Cross stepped in for the blocker that is Stocker.

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  • Luke Stocker TB TE
    Buccaneers' Luke Stocker: Sustains ankle injury Sunday
    1h ago

    Luke Stocker is questionable to return to Sunday's contest at San Diego due to an ankle injury, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Stocker sustained the ailment on the first play of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' opening possession, which was followed by a potentially serious knee injury to wideout Cecil Shorts a short time later. Because the base offense includes two tight ends, Alan Cross stepped in for the blocker that is Stocker.

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  • Eric Ebron DET TE
    Lions' Eric Ebron: Posts 38 yards against Saints
    1h ago

    Eric Ebron caught four of six targets for 38 yards Sunday against New Orleans.

    Last week, Ebron amassed a season-low zero receiving yards. This week, his 38 yards were good for the second-lowest. However, owners can find solace in the fact that the third-year tight end was much more involved than he was last week when he saw just a single target.

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  • Martellus Bennett NE TE
    Patriots' Martellus Bennett: Quiet effort in Sunday's win
    1h ago

    Martellus Bennett (ankle/shoulder) caught two of four targets for four yards in Sunday's 26-10 win over the Rams.

    Bennett and quarterback Tom Brady nearly connected on an end-zone toss, but the play was broken up, and the tight end wound up logging his third straight quiet fantasy effort. With teammate Rob Gronkowski ruled out for the rest of the season, Bennett carries some fantasy upside down the stretch, but that's starting to look like something that will end up being game-plan-dependent, as the team's offense adjusts to to life without Gronkowski.

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  • Matt Prater DET K
    Lions' Matt Prater: Five-for-five against Saints
    1h ago

    Matt Prater converted all five field-goal attempts and his only PAT during Sunday's game against the Saints.

    Prater tied his career-high for field goals made in a game Sunday, easily logging his most productive day of the season along the way. What's more, Prater again showcased his leg power by notching his second 50-yarder in four weeks. He'll look to stay on fire next week against an average Bears defense allowing the 17th-most points per game in 2016.

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  • Stephen Gostkowski NE K
    Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Logs 14 points Sunday
    2h ago

    Stephen Gostkowski hit all four of his field-goal attempts en route to a 14-point effort in Sunday's 26-10 win over the Rams.

    The 14 points marked a season-high for Gostkowski, who has now logged 24 points over the New England Patriots ' last two games and heads into the fantasy stretch run with some momentum.

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  • Randy Bullock PIT K
    Steelers' Randy Bullock: Filling in for Boswell
    4h ago

    With Chris Boswell (abdomen) inactive, Randy Bullock will handle the Pittsburgh Steelers ' kicking duties Sunday against the Giants.

    Per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, it was thought that Boswell might be able to give it a go Sunday, but the team will play it safe with him and Bullock will get the nod in Week 13, thus making him a plug-in option for those who had hoped to use Boswell in their fantasy lineups.

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  • Chris Boswell PIT K
    Steelers' Chris Boswell: Inactive Sunday
    4h ago

    Chris Boswell (abdomen) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Giants.

    With Boswell unable to go Sunday, Randy Bullock will handle the Pittsburgh Steelers ' Week 13 kicking duties.

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  • Randy Bullock NYG K
    Steelers' Randy Bullock: Signed by Steelers
    1d ago

    Randy Bullock was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday.

    Bullock's signing goes hand in hand with the news of Chris Boswell dealing with an abdomen issue. If Boswell is unable to play Sunday against the Giants, Bullock will be slated to handle the kicking duties.

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  • Chris Boswell PIT K
    Steelers' Chris Boswell: Added to injury report
    1d ago

    Chris Boswell (abdomen) is considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Giants.

    Boswell's addition to the injury report obviously came late in the week with the game just one day away, so the severity of his abdomen issue is a bit unclear. If he's ultimately unable to play, coach Mike Tomlin will either use Randy Bullock (signed early Saturday) or elect to go for two after each touchdown.

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  • Shamarko Thomas PIT SS
    Steelers' Shamarko Thomas: Out with possible concussion
    44m ago

    Shamarko Thomas is out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Giants with a possible concussion.

    Thomas usually serves as the backup to starting strong safety Robert Golden, so look for Jordan Dangerfield to fill that role as long as Thomas remains out.

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  • Javon Hargrave PIT NT
    Steelers' Javon Hargrave: Downgraded to out
    1h ago

    Javon Hargrave (concussion) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Giants.

    Expect Daniel McCullers to take over at nose tackle as long as Hargrave is out.

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  • Coty Sensabaugh NYG CB
    Giants' Coty Sensabaugh: Out for rest of Sunday's game
    1h ago

    Coty Sensabaugh is out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Steelers with a rib injury, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

    Sensabaugh is listed as a third-string option at cornerback, so his absence shouldn't significantly affect the New York Giants defense as a whole going forward.

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  • Jason Pierre-Paul NYG DE
    Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul: Injures groin against Steelers
    1h ago

    Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a groin injury in Sunday's game against the Steelers and will not return, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

    Losing Pierre-Paul for a significant amount of time would be a major loss for the New York Giants , as he is arguably the team's best pass-rusher. Continue keeping up with his status in the lead up to Week 14's divisional game against the Cowboys.

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  • Johnathan Hankins NYG DT
    Giants' Johnathan Hankins: Questionable to return to Sunday's contest
    1h ago

    Johnathan Hankins suffered a bruised thigh in Sunday's game against the Steelers and is questionable to return.

    As long as Hankins remains out, expect Robert Thomas to take over at defensive tackle for the New York Giants .

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  • Javon Hargrave PIT NT
    Steelers' Javon Hargrave: Being evaluated for concussion
    2h ago

    Javon Hargrave is being evaluated for a possible concussion and is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Giants.

    Hargrave will have to be cleared before coming back into the game. In the meantime, expect Daniel McCullers to fill in for Hargrave at nose tackle.

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