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ESPN Twin Cities reports Percy Harvin and coach Leslie Frazier had yet another heated exchange that likely contributed to the receiver being placed on injured reserve earlier this month.

It's the third documented issue with Harvin and the organization since June. The exchange is believed to have begun in the training room and has fueled speculation that the "deteriorating" relationship between the two men could lead to Harvin's exit from Minnesota. Seeking a new contract and frustrated with the identity of the Vikings offense, Harvin briefly issued a trade request last offseason. The team will have to decide whether to offer him a long-term deal heavy on performance-based incentives and escalators or prepare to shop him in March and April. One NFL personnel man estimates that Harvin would draw a second- or third-round pick in a contract year.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 06:11:00 PM

Latavius Murray (concussion) is practicing Wednesday.

Murray still hasn't gained full clearance, but he's now on track to play against the Rams. Barring a setback, he should start and handle the majority of carries, with Marcel Reece likely mixing in on third downs. Coming off his breakout 112-yard, two-touchdown game last week, Murray will be a high-upside RB2/FLEX option.
Nov 26 - 3:17 PM

Larry Fitzgerald (knee) remained sidelined at Wednesday's practice.

He's "making some progress," but remains highly questionable for Week 13 against the Falcons due to a sprained MCL. If Fitzgerald can't go, Michael Floyd and John Brown get serious boosts, while Jaron Brown would also be on the radar as the No. 3 receiver. Consider Fitzgerald 50-50 for Sunday.
Nov 26 - 2:42 PM

ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells reports Boom Herron will continue to start over Trent Richardson.

Coach Chuck Pagano would only say that Herron "may" start again this week against the Redskins because he practiced so well leading up to Week 12, but most Colts beat writers get the impression it'll be Herron getting the nod over Richardson again. This comes two days after Richardson said he didn't start last week because he was recovering from the flu. We didn't buy it. It really doesn't matter, as the two will split reps, but it shows the Colts are higher on Herron than sloth-like T-Rich in the backfield.
Nov 26 - 2:20 PM

Jordan Cameron (concussion) is practicing Wednesday, but remains day-to-day.

Coach Mike Pettine said, "We're looking for [Cameron] to practice symptom-free for a couple of days in a row. Still day-to-day." If Cameron can string a few practices together this week, he'll likely be active for Week 13 against the Bills after missing the past four games. He's a high-upside add for the stretch run.
Nov 26 - 1:24 PM

Coach Jay Gruden confirmed Colt McCoy will start Week 13 against the Colts, and Robert Griffin III has been benched.

Gruden said he believed McCoy deserved a promotion. The Redskins likely would have won last week in San Francisco had McCoy been under center. McCoy won't be a recommended fantasy option, though he could rack up garbage-time numbers as a QB2 on Sunday in Indianapolis. DeSean Jackson remains a WR2 with big-play upside. Alfred Morris's stock may take the biggest hit, as he's always had more success running the ball with RGIII under center.
Nov 26 - 12:12 PM

Odell Beckham (back) is practicing in full for Week 13.

Beckham took a knee to the back last Sunday night and missed one play before returning. He admitted he was sore Monday, but his status for Week 13 against the Jaguars was never in doubt. This confirms it. Beckham will be a borderline WR1/2 against Jacksonville's burnable secondary on Sunday.
Nov 26 - 11:13 AM

The Jets have named Geno Smith their starting quarterback for Week 13 against the Dolphins.

Unfortunately, we'll all be subjected to this nightmare of a quarterback situation on Monday Night Football. At this point, it doesn't even matter who starts under center for the Jets. Both Smith and Michael Vick are beyond horrible, having nothing but a negative effect on the entire pass game. Eric Decker and Percy Harvin don't receive a boost or downgrade, while Smith is obviously not even an option in two-quarterback leagues. GM John Idzik likely forced coach Rex Ryan's hand here to get one last look at Geno.
Nov 26 - 8:58 AM

Profootballtalk reports Marshawn Lynch (back, illness) will "without question" play against the 49ers on Thanksgiving.

It's not a surprise, as coach Pete Carroll essentially guaranteed on Monday that Beast Mode would suit up for Seattle's grudge match with the 49ers. Lynch has been playing mostly dominant football, but on a short week against a tough run defense, he'll be a lower-end RB1 for Week 13.
Nov 25 - 6:26 PM

Broncos signed K Connor Barth.

He'll replace second-year undrafted free agent Brandon McManus, who's been waived after missing four of his first 13 field-goal attempts. Barth has been accurate throughout his career with a big leg, but missed all of 2013 with an Achilles' injury. He was released by the Bucs at final cuts. Provided he's healthy, Barth will be a weekly fantasy option for the Broncos' high-scoring offense.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 25 - 3:53 PM

The Denver Post says "there's a chance" Julius Thomas (ankle) could return for Sunday night's game against the Chiefs.

Thomas sat out Week 12 with his sprained left ankle. His status can't be taken for granted for Week 13, but he's trending in the right direction. "I have had better days, and I have had worse days," Thomas said Monday. "You hope you just wake up one day and it feels good again, but that didn't happen last week. But it has improved." Jacob Tamme was held to just one catch filling in for Thomas last week.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 25 - 11:16 AM

According to ESPN Cleveland, signs point toward Jordan Cameron (concussion) playing in Week 13.

Cameron has suffered three concussions since 2012, but has been assured by doctors he's not putting his long-term health in jeopardy by continuing to play football. He practiced on Friday and is expected to practice this week before suiting up against the Bills. With Josh Gordon back to clear out the middle of the field, Cameron is trending up at the razor-thin tight end position. He needs to be scooped up off waivers if he was dropped in your league.
Nov 25 - 10:55 AM




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