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Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire.com and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

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Here are our rankings for the coming week at each position to help you decide your starting lineup. Our rankings are based on the following scoring system: three points for a passing touchdown; six points for a rushing/receiving touchdown; one point for every 20 passing yards; and one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards. Flex Rankings are for PPR leagues. All the position rankings will be updated twice per week.

New England, New York Jets, San Francisco and St. Louis are on bye this week.

Updated on Sunday.

Quarterback

1.Drew Brees NO vs. Phi
2.*Peyton Manning DEN at Cin
Note: Banged his right thumb against a Saints' helmet in the second quarter Sunday night, but the team reported that he is fine. Full practice Wednesday.
3.*Aaron Rodgers GB vs. Ari
Note: Really struggled last week without Nelson and Jennings - only 5.3 yards per attempt. *** (Calf) Listed as probable. ***
4.Robert Griffin WAS vs. Car
Note: Suffered a whopping 10 drops among his 18 incomplete passes last week.
5.*Michael Vick PHI at NO
Note: Still no decision whether Vick or Foles will get the start against the Saints, though unnamed sources have suggested that Vick will still start. Named the starter this week - bumped up accordingly given the matchup.
6.Cam Newton CAR at Was
7.Matthew Stafford DET at Jac
8.Ben Roethlisberger PIT at NYG
9.Eli Manning NYG vs. Pit
10.Matt Ryan ATL vs. Dal
11.Carson Palmer OAK vs. TB
12.Joe Flacco BAL at Cle
13.Andy Dalton CIN vs. Den
14.Josh Freeman TB at Oak
15.Matt Schaub HOU vs. Buf
16.*Brandon Weeden CLE vs. Bal
Note: (Groin/thigh) Full practice Wednesday.
17.Jay Cutler CHI at Ten
Note: Awful game against the Panthers, aided in large part by significant offensive line issues.
18.Philip Rivers SD vs. KC
19.*Andrew Luck IND vs. Mia
Note: (Knee) Full participant in Wednesday's practice.
20.Tony Romo DAL at Atl
21.Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF at Hou
22.Russell Wilson SEA vs. Min
23.*Blaine Gabbert JAC vs. Det
Note: *** (Shoulder) Listed as probable. ***
24.*Ryan Tannehill MIA at Ind
Note: Bruised quadriceps and a bone bruise on his left knee. The MRI on that knee came up negative. Took all the first-team snaps Thursday. *** Expected to play and start - his status is now a pain tolerance issue. ***
25.*Christian Ponder MIN at Sea
Note: (Knee) Full practice Wednesday. *** Full participant Friday, listed as probable. ***
26.*Matt Cassel KC at SD
Note: Will start Thursday night with Brady Quinn ruled out.
27.*Matt Hasselbeck TEN vs. Chi
Note: Named the Titans' starter at quarterback for the foreseeable future.
28.John Skelton ARZ at GB
29.Matt Moore MIA at Ind
30.*Nick Foles PHI at NO
Note: Coach Andy Reid said that he'd re-evaluate the starting position this week between Vick and Foles - so far no decision. Vick will start over Foles.
31.*Brady Quinn KC at SD
Note: Ruled out this week with a head injury.

Running Backs

1.Arian Foster HOU vs. Buf
2.LeSean McCoy PHI at NO
3.Ray Rice BAL at Cle
4.Alfred Morris WAS vs. Car
5.Matt Forte CHI at Ten
6.Doug Martin TB at Oak
7.Reggie Bush MIA at Ind
8.Ryan Mathews SD vs. KC
Note: Got the majority of the carries even after losing a fumble in the first quarter.
9.*Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. Min
Note: *** (Back) Listed as probable. ***
10.C.J. Spiller BUF at Hou
11.*Trent Richardson CLE vs. Bal
Note: Ribs tested out just fine after all last week. Limited practice Wednesday. *** Limited at practice all week, but listed as probable. ***
12.*Adrian Peterson MIN at Sea
Note: Limited practice Wednesday. *** Even though he didn't practice Friday, he's listed as probable, so we won't change his status here. ***
13.Willis McGahee DEN at Cin
Note: One fumble last week was the only blemish on an otherwise great game.
14.Darren McFadden OAK vs. TB
Note: Finally had his first 100-yard game against the Chiefs last week.
15.Jamaal Charles KC at SD
Note: Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel 'wasn't quite sure' why Charles received only five carries in the loss to the Raiders. I have no words that elaborate on that.
16.Michael Turner ATL vs. Dal
17.BenJarvus Green-Ellis CIN vs. Den
18.*Ahmad Bradshaw NYG vs. Pit
Note: (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited practice Thursday. *** Didn't practice Friday and is listed as questionable, though he's expected to play and get a full amount of carries. ***
19.Fred Jackson BUF at Hou
20.*Mikel Leshoure DET at Jac
Note: (Personal reasons) Missed practice Wednesday but returned to practice Thursday.
21.*Pierre Thomas NO vs. Phi
Note: *** Bumped up with Darren Sproles out. ***
22.Rashad Jennings JAC vs. Det
Note: Good all-purpose yards, but one costly fumble.
23.Chris Johnson TEN vs. Chi
24.*Vick Ballard IND vs. Mia
Note: Got the game-winning touchdown, but Brown had two more carries. *** Moved up a little with the news about Donald Brown. ***
25.*Felix Jones DAL at Atl
Note: Touchdown carry alleviated an otherwise miserable game. Dealing with a bruised knee and a sore shoulder. *** Listed as probable. ***
26.*Isaac Redman PIT at NYG
Note: (Ankle) Scheduled to return to practice Wednesday - probably closer to returning than Mendenhall. Full practice Wednesday. *** Starting this week with Dwyer and Mendenhall doubtful. ***
27.LaRod Stephens-Howling ARZ at GB
Note: Completely stuffed by the Niners early on, pushing the Cardinals to give up on the run completely.
28.*Alex Green GB vs. Ari
Note: Averaging just 2.4 yards per carry since getting named the starter, but will remain in the role.
29.Jonathan Stewart CAR at Was
30.*Justin Forsett HOU vs. Buf
Note: Should be the primary backup behind Arian Foster.
31.Andre Brown NYG vs. Pit
32.Ronnie Hillman DEN at Cin
Note: Big effort against the Saints - 86 yards on 14 carries. Not a bad matchup this week, either.
33.LeGarrette Blount TB at Oak
34.*Donald Brown IND vs. Mia
Note: (Knee) Ran well in his return - 14 carries for 80 yards, against 12 carries for Ballard. *** Experienced swelling in the knee after Friday's practice, downgraded to questionable. ***
35.Montario Hardesty CLE vs. Bal
36.Joique Bell DET at Jac
37.Jacquizz Rodgers ATL vs. Dal
38.Daniel Thomas MIA at Ind
39.Michael Bush CHI at Ten
40.Ronnie Brown SD vs. KC
Note: Remains the third down back - seven catches on eight targets last week.
41.Toby Gerhart MIN at Sea
42.Peyton Hillis KC at SD
43.DeAngelo Williams CAR at Was
Note: Not quite as buried as last week, but still, 11 carries against 21 touches for Jonathan Stewart.
44.Jackie Battle SD vs. KC
45.Jamie Harper TEN vs. Chi
46.Mark Ingram NO vs. Phi
47.Bernard Pierce BAL at Cle
48.Cedric Peerman CIN vs. Den
49.William Powell ARZ at GB
50.Delone Carter IND vs. Mia
51.*Mike Goodson OAK vs. TB
Note: Dealing with turf toe.
52.James Starks GB vs. Ari
53.Robert Turbin SEA vs. Min
54.*Baron Batch PIT at NYG
Note: *** More action this week, with both Dwyer and Mendenhall doubtful. ***
55.Chris Ivory NO vs. Phi
56.Phillip Tanner DAL at Atl
57.Shaun Draughn KC at SD
58.Mike Tolbert CAR at Was
59.David Wilson NYG vs. Pit
60.Bryce Brown PHI at NO
61.Chris Rainey PIT at NYG
62.Evan Royster WAS vs. Car
63.Brandon Jackson CLE vs. Bal
64.*Brian Leonard CIN vs. Den
Note: *** Practiced Friday, listed as probable. ***
65.Lamar Miller MIA at Ind
66.Taiwan Jones OAK vs. TB
67.Montell Owens JAC vs. Det
68.*Rashard Mendenhall PIT at NYG
Note: Scheduled to return to practice this week, starting with individual workouts Wednesday. Limited practice Wednesday. *** Officially doubtful. ***
69.*Travaris Cadet NO vs. Phi
Note: *** More likely to make his impact on special teams than in the backfield, but adding him to the list. ***
70.*Darren Sproles NO vs. Phi
Note: (Hamstring) Did not practice Thursday. The Saints don't play until Monday night, so you'll have to wait until Saturday before anything is actionable. *** Broken hand, out 4-6 weeks. ***
71.*Jonathan Dwyer PIT at NYG
Note: Quad injury, won't practice Wednesday. Expected to practice Thursday. *** Ended up not practicing, officially doubtful. ***
72.*DeMarco Murray DAL at Atl
Note: (Foot) Owner/General Manager Jerry Jones is optimistic that Murray will be able to play. We'll see what happens in practice before moving Murray up - I'm quite wary of foot injuries with running backs. Did not practice Thursday - looking less likely to play. *** Unable to practice all week, unlikely to play. ***
73.*Ben Tate HOU vs. Buf
Note: (Hamstring) Unlikely to play this week, despite coming off the bye. Did not practice Thursday. *** Officially out. ***
74.*Maurice Jones-Drew JAC vs. Det
Note: (Foot) Definitely out this week.

Wide Receivers

1.Demaryius Thomas DEN at Cin
2.A.J. Green CIN vs. Den
3.*Victor Cruz NYG vs. Pit
Note: Limited in practice Wednesday with a calf injury.
4.Marques Colston NO vs. Phi
5.Brandon Marshall CHI at Ten
6.Reggie Wayne IND vs. Mia
7.Denarius Moore OAK vs. TB
Note: When I'm wrong, I'm wrong. Down goes Bowe, up goes Moore.
8.Steve Smith CAR at Was
9.Andre Johnson HOU vs. Buf
10.Mike Wallace PIT at NYG
11.*Roddy White ATL vs. Dal
Note: Limited Wednesday with a back injury. *** Listed as probable.***
12.Miles Austin DAL at Atl
13.*Percy Harvin MIN at Sea
Note: *** (Hamstring) Limited Friday but listed as probable. ***
14.Julio Jones ATL vs. Dal
15.*DeSean Jackson PHI at NO
Note: Briefly left due to an ankle injury last week but later returned.
16.Vincent Jackson TB at Oak
17.Randall Cobb GB vs. Ari
18.Torrey Smith BAL at Cle
19.Hakeem Nicks NYG vs. Pit
20.Steve Johnson BUF at Hou
21.Dwayne Bowe KC at SD
Note: Just six targets against the Raiders last week. Apparently the team thought it was a great idea to go away from their best threats.
22.Eric Decker DEN at Cin
Note: The reason I have Decker so much lower than Thomas is that I view Decker primarily as a possession receiver, whereas Thomas is capable of so many more big plays. That said, I moved Decker up to my next tier, because he is active in the red zone.
23.James Jones GB vs. Ari
24.Jeremy Maclin PHI at NO
25.Larry Fitzgerald ARZ at GB
26.Santana Moss WAS vs. Car
27.Titus Young DET at Jac
Note: Coming off his biggest game of his career (nine catches, 100 yards, two touchdowns.). (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday. *** Listed as probable. ***
28.*Dez Bryant DAL at Atl
Note: Hurt his hip in the loss to the Cowboys and was on the field for just one of the final three plays following his 'fingertip' play. Practiced Thursday after sitting Wednesday. *** Listed as questionable and at the very least won't return punts. ***
29.Golden Tate SEA vs. Min
30.Mike Williams TB at Oak
31.Lance Moore NO vs. Phi
32.Antonio Brown PIT at NYG
33.Sidney Rice SEA vs. Min
34.Malcom Floyd SD vs. KC
35.Cecil Shorts JAC vs. Det
36.Andre Roberts ARZ at GB
37.Nate Washington TEN vs. Chi
38.Anquan Boldin BAL at Cle
39.*Calvin Johnson DET at Jac
Note: 'Plowing through' a knee injury and will likely miss practice time this week. Did not practice Wednesday or Thursday. *** Didn't practice all week, now a game-time decision. Could be limited to third downs if he does play. ***
40.*Andrew Hawkins CIN vs. Den
Note: *** (Knee) Listed as probable. ***
41.Justin Blackmon JAC vs. Det
Note: Effort late on Sunday was criticized on-air, but coach Mike Mularkey brushed off those criticisms.
42.*Kevin Walter HOU vs. Buf
Note: Limited by illness Thursday.
43.Darrius Heyward-Bey OAK vs. TB
Note: Just three targets last week, but one of those was a score.
44.*Kenny Britt TEN vs. Chi
Note: Was limping Monday and had an MRI taken on his knee. *** Full practice all week. ***
45.Ryan Broyles DET at Jac
Note: Scored for the second week in a row.
46.Donald Jones BUF at Hou
47.Leonard Hankerson WAS vs. Car
Note: Huge drop early on and then was mostly ignored for the rest of the loss to the Steelers.
48.Davone Bess MIA at Ind
49.Kendall Wright TEN vs. Chi
50.Greg Little CLE vs. Bal
51.Emmanuel Sanders PIT at NYG
52.*Brian Hartline MIA at Ind
Note: *** (Groin) Listed as questionable, expected to play. ***
53.Dexter McCluster KC at SD
Note: Had six receptions on eight targets last week.
54.Devery Henderson NO vs. Phi
Note: Henderson's value tanked along with the returns of Lance Moore (two weeks ago) and Jimmy Graham last week.
55.*Donald Driver GB vs. Ari
Note: *** (Neck) Listed as probable. ***
56.*Louis Murphy CAR at Was
Note: *** Moving up in the Panthers' pecking order with LaFell doubtful. ***
57.Donnie Avery IND vs. Mia
58.Domenik Hixon NYG vs. Pit
59.T.Y. Hilton IND vs. Mia
60.*Josh Gordon CLE vs. Bal
Note: *** Added to the injury report with a thigh injury, listed as questionable. ***
61.Jerome Simpson MIN at Sea
62.Tiquan Underwood TB at Oak
63.Josh Morgan WAS vs. Car
Note: Targeted eight times last week while starting in place of Pierre Garcon.
64.Earl Bennett CHI at Ten
65.Jon Baldwin KC at SD
66.Brandon Stokley DEN at Cin
67.Kealoha Pilares CAR at Was
68.Jason Avant PHI at NO
69.Devin Hester CHI at Ten
70.*Joseph Morgan NO vs. Phi
Note: (Chest) Full practice Thursday.
71.*Doug Baldwin SEA vs. Min
Note: (High Ankle Sprain) Unlikely to return this week. *** Upgraded to probable. ***
72.Michael Jenkins MIN at Sea
73.Rueben Randle NYG vs. Pit
74.Aldrick Robinson WAS vs. Car
75.Ramses Barden NYG vs. Pit
76.Michael Floyd ARZ at GB
77.Armon Binns CIN vs. Den
78.*Kevin Ogletree DAL at Atl
Note: *** Questionable with a hamstring injury. ***
79.*Mohamed Massaquoi CLE vs. Bal
Note: (Hamstring) Limited practice Thursday. *** Listed as probable. ***
80.*Laurent Robinson JAC vs. Det
Note: *** (Concussion) Active this week. ***
81.Jarrett Boykin GB vs. Ari
82.Derek Hagan OAK vs. TB
83.Devin Aromashodu MIN at Sea
84.Rod Streater OAK vs. TB
85.Harry Douglas ATL vs. Dal
86.Damaris Johnson PHI at NO
87.Jabar Gaffney MIA at Ind
88.*Brandon LaFell CAR at Was
Note: (Head injury) Earliest he'll practice is Friday, though the Panthers are still optimistic he'll play. *** Downgraded to doubtful. ***
89.*Jordy Nelson GB vs. Ari
Note: Sat out last week with a hamstring injury. Packers have the bye next week, so it wouldn't be a surprise if they were cautious this week. *** Game-time decision. Didn't practice Friday, but was 'pushed harder' in his individual work on the side than all week. ***
90.*Travis Benjamin CLE vs. Bal
91.Robert Meachem SD vs. KC
92.*Braylon Edwards SEA vs. Min
Note: Inactive last week with a knee injury. *** Out this week. ***
93.*Eddie Royal SD vs. KC
94.*Pierre Garcon WAS vs. Car
Note: (Foot) Likely out until after the bye. Confirmed out until after the bye.
95.*Greg Jennings GB vs. Ari
Note: Abdomen surgery got postponed due to Hurricane Sandy by a couple of days.

Tight Ends

1.Jimmy Graham NO vs. Phi
2.Jason Witten DAL at Atl
Note: Monster game last week in PPR leagues (actually pretty good even in standard scoring leagues), with 18 catches on a whopping 22 targets.
3.Tony Gonzalez ATL vs. Dal
4.Heath Miller PIT at NYG
5.Brent Celek PHI at NO
6.Jermaine Gresham CIN vs. Den
7.Antonio Gates SD vs. KC
8.*Owen Daniels HOU vs. Buf
Note: Limited Thursday with a hamstring injury. *** Listed as probable even though he was limited again Friday. ***
9.Jacob Tamme DEN at Cin
10.Greg Olsen CAR at Was
11.*Brandon Pettigrew DET at Jac
Note: Seven catches for 74 yards despite a bad knee last week. Did not practice Wednesday.
12.Brandon Myers OAK vs. TB
13.Kyle Rudolph MIN at Sea
14.Dennis Pitta BAL at Cle
15.Logan Paulsen WAS vs. Car
Note: Four catches on six targets while starting in place of Fred Davis.
16.Scott Chandler BUF at Hou
17.Martellus Bennett NYG vs. Pit
18.*Dwayne Allen IND vs. Mia
Note: More active with Coby Fleener hurting his shoulder.
19.*Jermichael Finley GB vs. Ari
Note: (Shoulder) Just two catches for 24 yards on six targets last week despite no Jennings or Nelson. Limited in Thursday's practice. *** Listed as probable.***
20.*Jared Cook TEN vs. Chi
Note: Cook has requested a trade, which the team said they will not try to honor. Seeing less than 50 percent of the team's snaps on offense this year.
21.Ed Dickson BAL at Cle
22.David Thomas NO vs. Phi
23.*Tony Moeaki KC at SD
Note: Saw a season-high eight targets last week.
24.*James Casey HOU vs. Buf
Note: *** Qualifies as RB in some leagues, in case you're desperate with all the RB carnage this week. ***
25.Dallas Clark TB at Oak
26.Joel Dreessen DEN at Cin
27.Tom Crabtree GB vs. Ari
28.Ben Watson CLE vs. Bal
29.Marcedes Lewis JAC vs. Det
30.Anthony Fasano MIA at Ind
31.Zach Miller SEA vs. Min
32.Jordan Cameron CLE vs. Bal
33.Kellen Davis CHI at Ten
34.*Rob Housler ARZ at GB
Note: *** Probable with a sore hip. ***
35.Craig Stevens TEN vs. Chi
36.Tony Scheffler DET at Jac
37.Chris Cooley WAS vs. Car
Note: On the field for 15-20 plays in his first game back, targeted once.
38.*Coby Fleener IND vs. Mia
Note: Injured his shoulder in the win over the Titans.

Flex (RB/WR/TE)

1.Arian Foster HOU vs. Buf
2.LeSean McCoy PHI at NO
3.Ray Rice BAL at Cle
4.Demaryius Thomas DEN at Cin
5.A.J. Green CIN vs. Den
6.*Victor Cruz NYG vs. Pit
Note: Limited in practice Wednesday with a calf injury.
7.Matt Forte CHI at Ten
8.Doug Martin TB at Oak
9.Reggie Bush MIA at Ind
10.Ryan Mathews SD vs. KC
Note: Got the majority of the carries even after losing a fumble in the first quarter.
11.*Calvin Johnson DET at Jac
Note: 'Plowing through' a knee injury and will likely miss practice time this week. Did not practice Wednesday or Thursday. *** Didn't practice all week, now a game-time decision. Could be limited to third downs if he does play. ***
12.Brandon Marshall CHI at Ten
13.Marques Colston NO vs. Phi
14.Reggie Wayne IND vs. Mia
15.Denarius Moore OAK vs. TB
Note: When I'm wrong, I'm wrong. Down goes Bowe, up goes Moore.
16.Steve Smith CAR at Was
17.C.J. Spiller BUF at Hou
18.*Trent Richardson CLE vs. Bal
Note: Ribs tested out just fine after all last week. Limited practice Wednesday. *** Limited at practice all week, but listed as probable. ***
19.*Adrian Peterson MIN at Sea
Note: Limited practice Wednesday. *** Even though he didn't practice Friday, he's listed as probable, so we won't change his status here. ***
20.Alfred Morris WAS vs. Car
21.Andre Johnson HOU vs. Buf
22.Mike Wallace PIT at NYG
23.Miles Austin DAL at Atl
24.*Percy Harvin MIN at Sea
Note: *** (Hamstring) Limited Friday but listed as probable. ***
25.*Roddy White ATL vs. Dal
Note: Limited Wednesday with a back injury. *** Listed as probable.***
26.Jimmy Graham NO vs. Phi
27.Jason Witten DAL at Atl
Note: Monster game last week in PPR leagues (actually pretty good even in standard scoring leagues), with 18 catches on a whopping 22 targets.
28.Willis McGahee DEN at Cin
Note: One fumble last week was the only blemish on an otherwise great game.
29.Darren McFadden OAK vs. TB
Note: Finally had his first 100-yard game against the Chiefs last week.
30.Jamaal Charles KC at SD
Note: Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel 'wasn't quite sure' why Charles received only five carries in the loss to the Raiders. I have no words that elaborate on that.
31.*Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. Min
Note: *** (Back) Listed as probable. ***
32.Julio Jones ATL vs. Dal
33.*DeSean Jackson PHI at NO
Note: Briefly left due to an ankle injury last week but later returned.
34.Vincent Jackson TB at Oak
35.Randall Cobb GB vs. Ari
36.Torrey Smith BAL at Cle
37.Hakeem Nicks NYG vs. Pit
38.Steve Johnson BUF at Hou
39.Tony Gonzalez ATL vs. Dal
40.*Owen Daniels HOU vs. Buf
Note: Limited Thursday with a hamstring injury. *** Listed as probable even though he was limited again Friday. ***
41.Heath Miller PIT at NYG
42.*Ahmad Bradshaw NYG vs. Pit
Note: (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited practice Thursday. *** Didn't practice Friday and is listed as questionable, though he's expected to play and get a full amount of carries. ***
43.Fred Jackson BUF at Hou
44.*Darren Sproles NO vs. Phi
Note: (Hamstring) Did not practice Thursday. The Saints don't play until Monday night, so you'll have to wait until Saturday before anything is actionable. *** Broken hand, out 4-6 weeks. ***
45.Eric Decker DEN at Cin
Note: The reason I have Decker so much lower than Thomas is that I view Decker primarily as a possession receiver, whereas Thomas is capable of so many more big plays. That said, I moved Decker up to my next tier, because he is active in the red zone.
46.*Mikel Leshoure DET at Jac
Note: (Personal reasons) Missed practice Wednesday but returned to practice Thursday.
47.Rashad Jennings JAC vs. Det
Note: Good all-purpose yards, but one costly fumble.
48.Dwayne Bowe KC at SD
Note: Just six targets against the Raiders last week. Apparently the team thought it was a great idea to go away from their best threats.
49.James Jones GB vs. Ari
50.Jeremy Maclin PHI at NO
51.Larry Fitzgerald ARZ at GB
52.Chris Johnson TEN vs. Chi
53.Michael Turner ATL vs. Dal
54.BenJarvus Green-Ellis CIN vs. Den
55.*Felix Jones DAL at Atl
Note: Touchdown carry alleviated an otherwise miserable game. Dealing with a bruised knee and a sore shoulder. *** Listed as probable. ***
56.Santana Moss WAS vs. Car
57.Titus Young DET at Jac
Note: Coming off his biggest game of his career (nine catches, 100 yards, two touchdowns.). (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday. *** Listed as probable. ***
58.*Dez Bryant DAL at Atl
Note: Hurt his hip in the loss to the Cowboys and was on the field for just one of the final three plays following his 'fingertip' play. Practiced Thursday after sitting Wednesday. *** Listed as questionable and at the very least won't return punts. ***
59.Golden Tate SEA vs. Min
60.Mike Williams TB at Oak
61.Lance Moore NO vs. Phi
62.Antonio Brown PIT at NYG
63.Brent Celek PHI at NO
64.Jermaine Gresham CIN vs. Den
65.LaRod Stephens-Howling ARZ at GB
Note: Completely stuffed by the Niners early on, pushing the Cardinals to give up on the run completely.
66.*Alex Green GB vs. Ari
Note: Averaging just 2.4 yards per carry since getting named the starter, but will remain in the role.
67.Jonathan Stewart CAR at Was
68.*Jonathan Dwyer PIT at NYG
Note: Quad injury, won't practice Wednesday. Expected to practice Thursday. *** Ended up not practicing, officially doubtful. ***
69.*Vick Ballard IND vs. Mia
Note: Got the game-winning touchdown, but Brown had two more carries. *** Moved up a little with the news about Donald Brown. ***
70.Ronnie Hillman DEN at Cin
Note: Big effort against the Saints - 86 yards on 14 carries. Not a bad matchup this week, either.
71.Sidney Rice SEA vs. Min
72.Malcom Floyd SD vs. KC
73.Cecil Shorts JAC vs. Det
74.*Brandon LaFell CAR at Was
Note: (Head injury) Earliest he'll practice is Friday, though the Panthers are still optimistic he'll play. *** Downgraded to doubtful. ***
75.Andre Roberts ARZ at GB
76.Nate Washington TEN vs. Chi
77.*Josh Gordon CLE vs. Bal
Note: *** Added to the injury report with a thigh injury, listed as questionable. ***
78.Anquan Boldin BAL at Cle
79.*Brian Hartline MIA at Ind
Note: *** (Groin) Listed as questionable, expected to play. ***
80.*Andrew Hawkins CIN vs. Den
Note: *** (Knee) Listed as probable. ***
81.Antonio Gates SD vs. KC
82.Jacob Tamme DEN at Cin
83.Greg Olsen CAR at Was
84.*Brandon Pettigrew DET at Jac
Note: Seven catches for 74 yards despite a bad knee last week. Did not practice Wednesday.
85.*Pierre Thomas NO vs. Phi
Note: *** Bumped up with Darren Sproles out. ***
86.Andre Brown NYG vs. Pit
87.*Justin Forsett HOU vs. Buf
Note: Should be the primary backup behind Arian Foster.

Kickers

1.Lawrence Tynes NYG vs. Pit
Note: A whopping five field goals to pile onto his lead.
2.Matt Bryant ATL vs. Dal
3.Blair Walsh MIN at Sea
4.Sebastian Janikowski OAK vs. TB
Note: Eight field goals the last two weeks after a slow start to the season. Field goal attempts aren't entirely random, but it's pretty close.
5.Mason Crosby GB vs. Ari
6.Robbie Gould CHI at Ten
7.Shayne Graham HOU vs. Buf
8.Jason Hanson DET at Jac
9.*Shaun Suisham PIT at NYG
Note: Suisham's sore ankle wasn't an issue last week.
10.Justin Tucker BAL at Cle
11.Nick Novak SD vs. KC
12.Alex Henery PHI at NO
13.Matt Prater DEN at Cin
14.Connor Barth TB at Oak
15.Dan Carpenter MIA at Ind
16.Adam Vinatieri IND vs. Mia
17.Mike Nugent CIN vs. Den
18.Justin Medlock CAR at Was
19.Phil Dawson CLE vs. Bal
20.Rob Bironas TEN vs. Chi
21.Dan Bailey DAL at Atl
22.Steven Hauschka SEA vs. Min
23.Garrett Hartley NO vs. Phi
24.Jay Feely ARZ at GB
25.Kai Forbath WAS vs. Car
26.Ryan Succop KC at SD
27.Josh Scobee JAC vs. Det
28.Rian Lindell BUF at Hou

Defenses

1.Chicago Bears at Ten
2.Houston Texans vs. Buf
3.Seattle Seahawks vs. Min
4.Green Bay Packers vs. Ari
5.Detroit Lions at Jac
6.San Diego Chargers vs. KC
7.Miami Dolphins at Ind
8.Atlanta Falcons vs. Dal
9.New York Giants vs. Pit
10.Minnesota Vikings at Sea
11.*Pittsburgh Steelers at NYG
Note: Troy Polamalu out once again.
12.Baltimore Ravens at Cle
13.Cleveland Browns vs. Bal
14.*Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Oak
Note: Eric Wright has an Achilles' tendon issue and is under possible threat of suspension for Adderall abuse.
15.*Denver Broncos at Cin
Note: Depth issues at LB with Joe Mays' injury.
16.Tennessee Titans vs. Chi
17.Oakland Raiders vs. TB
18.Indianapolis Colts vs. Mia
19.Washington Redskins vs. Car
20.Cincinnati Bengals vs. Den
21.*Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Det
Note: Rashean Mathis (groin) didn't play last week.
22.Dallas Cowboys at Atl
23.Kansas City Chiefs at SD
24.Philadelphia Eagles at NO
25.Carolina Panthers at Was
26.Arizona Cardinals at GB
27.New Orleans Saints vs. Phi
28.Buffalo Bills at Hou