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Jeff Erickson

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

Sunday update complete (9:15 a.m.).

Thursday game - San Diego at Oakland.

**Saturday game - Washington at Philadelphia.

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: four 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.

Typically, this article will be posted on Tuesday evenings, roughly around 10:00 pm PT.

I will update these during the week, usually twice per week to account for injury or other news during practice. The timing of those updates will vary based on the news at hand and my schedule for the given week. But the first of those updates usually won't happen until Thursday. At any rate, I will post a "last updated" note at the top of the article, or an "update in progress" note if it's while I'm doing it.

By all means, if you want to discuss a rank, or want me to add a player, chime in on the comments. I try to be receptive to your feedback and try to respond to most comments, though on occasion the volume can be quite thick. Please refer to the rankings first when asking "should I start Player A vs. Player B?".

Quarterback

1.Ben Roethlisberger PIT at Bal
2.*Cam Newton CAR at Atl
Note: Abbreviated practice Thursday to attend to a personal matter, not expected to affect his status for Sunday.
3.Blake Bortles JAC at NO
Note: Another rushing touchdown saved his fantasy day, if not his real life game.
4.Tom Brady NE at NYJ
5.Russell Wilson SEA vs. StL
6.*Carson Palmer ARZ vs. GB
Note: Suffered a minor injury to his right index finger but later returned. Limited participant in Wednesday's practice. ***Listed as probable.***
7.Matthew Stafford DET vs. SF
8.Kirk Cousins WAS at Phi
9.Ryan Fitzpatrick NYJ vs. NE
10.Aaron Rodgers GB at Ari
11.*Brock Osweiler DEN vs. Cin
Note: Dealing with a sore left (non-throwing) shoulder - the Broncos' plan for the week should be in place by Wednesday. Peyton Manning had what appeared to be a small setback with his foot in practice last week. Officially named the starter for Monday night, and Peyton Manning will be inactive.
12.*Tyrod Taylor BUF vs. Dal
Note: ***Heavy winds in Buffalo.***
13.Derek Carr OAK vs. SD
14.Philip Rivers SD at Oak
15.*Drew Brees NO vs. Jax
Note: Suffered a torn plantar fascia in his right foot late in the Monday night loss. He will receive a second opinion later in the week, but right now he's officially day-to-day - this rank presumes he'll play. Did not practice Wednesday, could be limited Thursday. ***Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Brees is likely to start.***
16.Jay Cutler CHI at TB
17.Alex Smith KC vs. Cle
18.Jameis Winston TB vs. Chi
19.Ryan Tannehill MIA vs. Ind
20.Eli Manning NYG at Min
Note: If ODB's suspension holds up, it could be really ugly this week.
21.*Teddy Bridgewater MIN vs. NYG
Note: ***I'm starting to get cold feet on Bridgewater - playoff spot could be clinched by game-time, with nothing to play for if GB loses.***
22.Matt Ryan ATL vs. Car
23.Sam Bradford PHI vs. Was
24.*Zach Mettenberger TEN vs. Hou
Note: Will start this week with Marcus Mariota out.
25.*Matt Hasselbeck IND at Mia
Note: Once again Hasselbeck got crushed last week, but he's still likely to start again this week, with Andrew Luck already declared out. Limited practice Thursday, but still on track to start again this week. ***Listed as probable.***
26.*Brandon Weeden HOU at Ten
Note: Probably will start this week, with T.J. Yates out for the season and Brian Hoyer still in the league's concussion protocol. Took first-team reps Wednesday, with Hoyer still in the protocol but getting limited reps.
27.Johnny Manziel CLE at KC
28.*Kellen Moore DAL at Buf
Note: Named the starter over Matt Cassell, presumably for each of the last two games.
29.Case Keenum STL at Sea
30.Blaine Gabbert SF at Det
31.*Ryan Mallett BAL vs. Pit
Note: It's possible that he'll start this week against the Steelers. The Baltimore Sun reported Sunday morning that Mallett is likely to start.
32.AJ McCarron CIN at Den
Note: The Bengals ran a very vanilla offense for McCarron against the Niners, and he was without A.J. Green for much of the game. But it's going to get ugly this week on Monday night at Denver.
33.*Jimmy Clausen BAL vs. Pit
34.*Matt Flynn NO vs. Jax
Note: Could be the starter this week if Drew Brees can't go. The other alternative is Garrett Grayson.
35.*Brian Hoyer HOU at Ten
Note: Still in the league's concussion protocol, though his symptoms are subsiding. Still in the concussion protocol, but took limited reps Wednesday. ***Still not cleared by the NFL's concussion protocol.***
36.*Peyton Manning DEN vs. Cin
Note: (Foot) Declared out again for this week - will focus on his rehab and won't practice.
37.*Andy Dalton CIN at Den
Note: (Thumb) Remains 'week-to-week.' ***Officially ruled out.***
38.*Andrew Luck IND at Mia
Note: (Kidney) Already declared out for Week 16.
39.*Marcus Mariota TEN vs. Hou
Note: (Knee) Ruled out for Week 16.

Running Backs

1.Doug Martin TB vs. Chi
2.*David Johnson ARZ vs. GB
Note: Took a hit to the knee but kept on ticking. Was not on Wednesday's injury report.
3.Matt Forte CHI at TB
4.Charcandrick West KC vs. Cle
5.DeAngelo Williams PIT at Bal
6.Todd Gurley STL at Sea
7.Darren McFadden DAL at Buf
8.Devonta Freeman ATL vs. Car
9.Latavius Murray OAK vs. SD
10.*Adrian Peterson MIN vs. NYG
Note: Injured his ankle in the win over the Bears but later said that the injury wasn't serious. That's all well and good, but I need more before I'm totally going to trust him in Championship week.Didn't practice Wednesday, expected to get some work in Thursday. However, it turns out he did not practice Thursday. ***Listed as probable, but I'm starting to worry a little about a Sunday night shutdown if the Packers lose.***
11.Tim Hightower NO vs. Jax
12.Rashad Jennings NYG at Min
13.*Denard Robinson JAC at NO
Note: Suffered a left foot sprain in the loss to Atlanta. Expects to play this week, and Yeldon is looking less likely to go. ***Full participant Friday, listed as probable.***
14.Chris Ivory NYJ vs. NE
15.*Lamar Miller MIA vs. Ind
Note: Suffered a minor quad injury, but coach Dan Campbell said his absence in the second half was unrelated somehow. Ok. Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday. ***Listed as probable.***
16.Christine Michael SEA vs. StL
Note: More involved in the offense than Bryce Brown, though both ran well. Marshawn Lynch won't practice this week.
17.Bilal Powell NYJ vs. NE
18.*Eddie Lacy GB at Ari
Note: Limited in Wednesday's practice with a rib injury. ***Limited all week, but listed as probable.***
19.*Javorius Allen BAL vs. Pit
Note: Sure hope he learned his lesson about fumbling while watching his team getting blown out, because clearly that's the only problem with Baltimore this year. (That's sarcasm, in case it's not clear)
20.*Cameron Artis-Payne CAR at Atl
Note: Took over the majority of the carries last week, but also lost a fumble. ***Officially starting this week.***
21.*Alfred Morris WAS at Phi
Note: Could be in line for more work, if that's the sort of thing you're interested in.
22.Ronnie Hillman DEN vs. Cin
23.James White NE at NYJ
24.Jeremy Hill CIN at Den
25.Ameer Abdullah DET vs. SF
Note: Ran well against the Saints, but also lost a costly fumble.
26.Darren Sproles PHI vs. Was
27.Danny Woodhead SD at Oak
28.Alfred Blue HOU at Ten
29.*C.J. Anderson DEN vs. Cin
Note: ***(Ankle) Officially listed as probable, full practice Saturday.***
30.Frank Gore IND at Mia
31.Donald Brown SD at Oak
32.*Karlos Williams BUF vs. Dal
Note: Should be up for a lot more playing time due to McCoy's injury. Limited participant in Wednesday's practice with a sore shoulder. ***Limited all week, but listed as probable.***
33.Chris Polk HOU at Ten
34.Giovani Bernard CIN at Den
35.James Starks GB at Ari
36.*Jerick McKinnon MIN vs. NYG
Note: Peterson's ankle injury isn't expected to be serious, but McKinnon would be next in line if does force him to lose reps. Limited Thursday with a hamstring injury.
37.Jay Ajayi MIA vs. Ind
38.*Kendall Gaskins SF at Det
Note: One of two healthy running backs on the Niners' roster.
39.Joique Bell DET vs. SF
40.*Isaiah Crowell CLE at KC
Note: ***Listed as probable, due to a non-injury concern.***
41.*Bryce Brown SEA vs. StL
Note: Ran well but Michael got more work.
42.Theo Riddick DET vs. SF
43.Jeremy Langford CHI at TB
44.Ryan Mathews PHI vs. Was
45.*Mike Gillislee BUF vs. Dal
Note: ***Should get more of a run with McCoy ruled out.***
46.Kerwynn Williams ARZ vs. GB
47.*Duke Johnson CLE at KC
Note: Sat out practice Wednesday with a sore hamstring, but coach Mike Pettine said that was a precautionary measure and that he expects Johnson will play Sunday. ***Listed as questionable, but officially active.***
48.*Chris Thompson WAS at Phi
Note: (Shoulder) Full practice Wednesday.
49.Mike Tolbert CAR at Atl
50.Shane Vereen NYG at Min
51.Jonathan Grimes HOU at Ten
52.Charles Sims TB vs. Chi
53.David Cobb TEN vs. Hou
54.Brandon Bolden NE at NYJ
55.*Andre Ellington ARZ vs. GB
Note: (Toe) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Limited practice Thursday and Friday, expected to play.***
56.Joe Banyard JAC at NO
57.Fozzy Whittaker CAR at Atl
58.C.J. Spiller NO vs. Jax
59.*Spencer Ware KC vs. Cle
Note: (Ribs) Was active last week, but only available in an emergency basis. Limited practice Wednesday. ***Listed as probable.***
60.Antonio Andrews TEN vs. Hou
61.Matt Asiata MIN vs. NYG
62.Robert Turbin DAL at Buf
63.DeMarco Murray PHI vs. Was
64.*Steven Jackson NE at NYJ
Note: Officially signed by the Pats. ***Slated to be active this week.***
65.*DuJuan Harris SF at Det
Note: Signed by the Niners, probably will back up Kendall Gaskins this week.
66.Kenjon Barner PHI vs. Was
67.Dan Herron IND at Mia
68.Juwan Thompson DEN vs. Cin
69.Tre Mason STL at Sea
70.Stevan Ridley NYJ vs. NE
71.Fred Jackson SEA vs. StL
72.Ka'Deem Carey CHI at TB
73.Terrance West BAL vs. Pit
74.Stepfan Taylor ARZ vs. GB
75.Andre Williams NYG at Min
76.*Tevin Coleman ATL vs. Car
Note: Slipped in the shower and now is in the league's concussion protocol.
77.*Matt Jones WAS at Phi
Note: Day-to-day with a hip injury. Limited at Wednesday's practice. ***Ruled out for Saturday night's game.***
78.*T.J. Yeldon JAC at NO
Note: (Knee) Did not practice Wednesday and Thursday. ***Listed as doubtful.***
79.*LeSean McCoy BUF vs. Dal
Note: McCoy suffered a torn MCL and is considered week-to-week, but given that the Bills have been eliminated, there's no reason to expect him to play. Did not practice Wednesday and Thursday. ***Officially ruled out.***
80.*Jonathan Stewart CAR at Atl
Note: Ron Rivera has already made it clear that he won't rush Stewart (foot) back. Already ruled out for Week 16.
81.*Shaun Draughn SF at Det
Note: Left with a knee injury, but an MRI determined that it's not serious. No pracitce Wednesday and Thursday. ***Officially ruled out.***
82.*Melvin Gordon SD at Oak
Note: (Knee) Placed on season-ending IR.

Wide Receivers

1.Antonio Brown PIT at Bal
2.Brandon Marshall NYJ vs. NE
3.Sammy Watkins BUF vs. Dal
4.Allen Robinson JAC at NO
5.Golden Tate DET vs. SF
6.Demaryius Thomas DEN vs. Cin
7.Eric Decker NYJ vs. NE
8.Mike Evans TB vs. Chi
9.Michael Floyd ARZ vs. GB
10.Martavis Bryant PIT at Bal
11.*DeSean Jackson WAS at Phi
Note: (Knee/Ankle) Did not practice Wednesday.
12.Julio Jones ATL vs. Car
Note: All isn't quite well yet - he draws Josh Norman again this week.
13.*Amari Cooper OAK vs. SD
Note: (Foot) Limited in Monday's walk-through, but made it through last week's game just fine.
14.Jeremy Maclin KC vs. Cle
15.DeAndre Hopkins HOU at Ten
16.*Ted Ginn CAR at Atl
Note: (Quad) Full practice Thursday. ***Officially active.***
17.John Brown ARZ vs. GB
18.Brandin Cooks NO vs. Jax
19.*Doug Baldwin SEA vs. StL
Note: (Hamstring) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Full practice Friday, officially questionable and a game-time decision. Have a pivot handy.***
20.T.Y. Hilton IND at Mia
21.Larry Fitzgerald ARZ vs. GB
22.Tyler Lockett SEA vs. StL
23.*Jarvis Landry MIA vs. Ind
Note: (Knee) Did not practice Thursday. ***Officially active.***
24.Willie Snead NO vs. Jax
25.Jordan Matthews PHI vs. Was
26.Emmanuel Sanders DEN vs. Cin
27.Rueben Randle NYG at Min
28.Kamar Aiken BAL vs. Pit
29.Randall Cobb GB at Ari
30.*A.J. Green CIN at Den
Note: Sore back acted up in Saturday's walk-through. Appears likely to play Monday.
31.*Allen Hurns JAC at NO
Note: (Thigh) Did not practice Wednesday.
32.*Jermaine Kearse SEA vs. StL
Note: (Calf) Limited at practice Wednesday. ***Listed as probable.***
33.Anquan Boldin SF at Det
34.Michael Crabtree OAK vs. SD
35.Markus Wheaton PIT at Bal
36.Dorial Green-Beckham TEN vs. Hou
37.*Terrance Williams DAL at Buf
Note: ***Healthiest remaining Cowboys receiver.***
38.*Calvin Johnson DET vs. SF
Note: (Ankle) Targeted just six times in the last two games. Limited practice Wednesday. ***Limited practice all week, listed as questionable but officially active.***
39.Stefon Diggs MIN vs. NYG
40.Tavon Austin STL at Sea
41.Brandon Coleman NO vs. Jax
42.*Brandon LaFell NE at NYJ
Note: (Foot) Limited practice Wednesday. ***Officially active.***
43.Nate Washington HOU at Ten
44.Marvin Jones CIN at Den
45.Pierre Garcon WAS at Phi
46.J.J. Nelson ARZ vs. GB
47.Davante Adams GB at Ari
48.*Kendall Wright TEN vs. Hou
Note: (Ribs) Could practice Wednesday. Returned to practice Wednesday.
49.*Cole Beasley DAL at Buf
Note: (Knee, illness) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Listed as active, could get more targets with Dez out.***
50.*Seth Roberts OAK vs. SD
Note: (Abdomen) Limited in Monday's walk-through. Listed as probable.
51.*DeVante Parker MIA vs. Ind
Note: (Ankle) Limited at Thursday's practice. ***Listed as active.***
52.*Donte Moncrief IND at Mia
Note: (Toe) Sidelined Wednesday and Thursday. ***Limited all week, but active for Sunday's game.***
53.Donteea Dye TB vs. Chi
54.Albert Wilson KC vs. Cle
55.Philly Brown CAR at Atl
56.*Dwayne Harris NYG at Min
Note: Dealing with a shoulder injury. ***Listed as questionable.***
57.Travis Benjamin CLE at KC
58.Devin Funchess CAR at Atl
59.*Eddie Royal CHI at TB
Note: (Knee) Limited practice Wednesday. ***Officially active, could get more targets with Jeffery out.***
60.Marqise Lee JAC at NO
61.Malcom Floyd SD at Oak
62.Lance Moore DET vs. SF
63.James Jones GB at Ari
64.*Myles White NYG at Min
Note: Could start in the void left by Beckham's suspension and Harris's shoulder injury.
65.Keshawn Martin NE at NYJ
66.Dontrelle Inman SD at Oak
67.Wes Welker STL at Sea
68.Roddy White ATL vs. Car
69.Hakeem Nicks NYG at Min
70.Jamison Crowder WAS at Phi
71.Lucky Whitehead DAL at Buf
72.Andre Johnson IND at Mia
73.Harry Douglas TEN vs. Hou
74.Kenny Stills MIA vs. Ind
75.Nick Williams ATL vs. Car
76.Nelson Agholor PHI vs. Was
77.Adam Humphries TB vs. Chi
78.Javontee Herndon SD at Oak
79.Josh Huff PHI vs. Was
80.*Phillip Dorsett IND at Mia
Note: Injured his ankle in the loss to Houston.
81.Mike Wallace MIN vs. NYG
82.Mohamed Sanu CIN at Den
83.*Marques Colston NO vs. Jax
Note: (Chest) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Not expected to play.***
84.*Rishard Matthews MIA vs. Ind
Note: (Ribs) Full practice Thursday. ***Officially inactive.***
85.*Bryan Walters JAC at NO
86.*Torrey Smith SF at Det
Note: (Back) Did not practice Wednesday.
87.*Steve Johnson SD at Oak
Note: (Groin) Practiced on Tuesday. Limited practice this week, listed as questionable.
88.*Cecil Shorts HOU at Ten
Note: (Groin) Ruled out for this week.
89.*Danny Amendola NE at NYJ
Note: (Knee) Attended Tuesday's walk-through, unlike Julian Edelman. Limited practice Wednesday. ***Downgraded to out.***
90.*Julian Edelman NE at NYJ
Note: (Foot) Wasn't present at Tuesday's walk-through. Limited practice Wednesday.
91.*Alshon Jeffery CHI at TB
Note: Briefly left with a hamstring injury but later returned. Did not practice Wednesday. ***Inactive this week.***
92.*Dez Bryant DAL at Buf
Note: (Foot) Did not practice Wednesday.
93.*Odell Beckham NYG at Min
Note: We'll find out Wednesday if the suspension holds. Suspension upheld.
94.*Vincent Jackson TB vs. Chi
Note: (Knee) Did not practice Wednesday.
95.*Robert Woods BUF vs. Dal
Note: Placed on season-ending IR.

Tight Ends

1.Rob Gronkowski NE at NYJ
2.Jordan Reed WAS at Phi
3.Greg Olsen CAR at Atl
4.Julius Thomas JAC at NO
5.Gary Barnidge CLE at KC
6.Travis Kelce KC vs. Cle
7.*Eric Ebron DET vs. SF
Note: Very active Monday night - picking up the slack from Calvin Johnson's ankle injury.
8.Zach Ertz PHI vs. Was
9.Austin Seferian-Jenkins TB vs. Chi
10.*Delanie Walker TEN vs. Hou
Note: ***Added to the injury report Friday with a hamstring, but listed as probable.***
11.*Zach Miller CHI at TB
Note: ***Alshon Jeffery is officially out, somebody has to get targets.***
12.Will Tye NYG at Min
13.Antonio Gates SD at Oak
14.*Ben Watson NO vs. Jax
Note: (Knee) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Expected to be active.***
15.Heath Miller PIT at Bal
16.*Jason Witten DAL at Buf
Note: Limited Wednesday with a chest injury. ***Listed as probable.***
17.Kyle Rudolph MIN vs. NYG
18.Richard Rodgers GB at Ari
19.Darren Fells ARZ vs. GB
20.Jordan Cameron MIA vs. Ind
21.Vance McDonald SF at Det
22.Ryan Griffin HOU at Ten
23.Clive Walford OAK vs. SD
24.Luke Willson SEA vs. StL
25.Vernon Davis DEN vs. Cin
26.Jacob Tamme ATL vs. Car
27.Maxx Williams BAL vs. Pit
28.Coby Fleener IND at Mia
29.Tyler Kroft CIN at Den
30.Brent Celek PHI vs. Was
31.Garrett Graham HOU at Ten
32.Owen Daniels DEN vs. Cin
33.Ryan Hewitt CIN at Den
34.*Jermaine Gresham ARZ vs. GB
Note: (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday. ***Listed as probable.***
35.Cameron Brate TB vs. Chi
36.Mychal Rivera OAK vs. SD
37.*Scott Chandler NE at NYJ
Note: (Knee) Limited at Wednesday's practice. ***Listed as active.***
38.*Ladarius Green SD at Oak
Note: (Ankle) Did not practice Tuesday. Listed as questionable.
39.*Charles Clay BUF vs. Dal
Note: (Back) Might play Sunday against the Cowboys. Did not practice Thursday. ***Officially ruled out.***
40.*Tyler Eifert CIN at Den
Note: Still in the concussion protocol, feeling symptoms. Back on the field Thursday, but did not practice. ***Officially ruled out again this week.***

Flex (RB/WR/TE)

1.Antonio Brown PIT at Bal
2.Brandon Marshall NYJ vs. NE
3.Sammy Watkins BUF vs. Dal
4.Allen Robinson JAC at NO
5.Golden Tate DET vs. SF
6.Mike Evans TB vs. Chi
7.Rob Gronkowski NE at NYJ
8.Demaryius Thomas DEN vs. Cin
9.Doug Martin TB vs. Chi
10.*Adrian Peterson MIN vs. NYG
Note: Injured his ankle in the win over the Bears but later said that the injury wasn't serious. That's all well and good, but I need more before I'm totally going to trust him in Championship week.Didn't practice Wednesday, expected to get some work in Thursday. However, it turns out he did not practice Thursday. ***Listed as probable, but I'm starting to worry a little about a Sunday night shutdown if the Packers lose.***
11.Matt Forte CHI at TB
12.*David Johnson ARZ vs. GB
Note: Took a hit to the knee but kept on ticking. Was not on Wednesday's injury report.
13.Charcandrick West KC vs. Cle
14.Jordan Reed WAS at Phi
15.Eric Decker NYJ vs. NE
16.*Doug Baldwin SEA vs. StL
Note: (Hamstring) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Full practice Friday, officially questionable and a game-time decision. Have a pivot handy.***
17.Michael Floyd ARZ vs. GB
18.*DeSean Jackson WAS at Phi
Note: (Knee/Ankle) Did not practice Wednesday.
19.Julio Jones ATL vs. Car
Note: All isn't quite well yet - he draws Josh Norman again this week.
20.*Amari Cooper OAK vs. SD
Note: (Foot) Limited in Monday's walk-through, but made it through last week's game just fine.
21.Greg Olsen CAR at Atl
22.DeAngelo Williams PIT at Bal
23.Todd Gurley STL at Sea
24.Darren McFadden DAL at Buf
25.Devonta Freeman ATL vs. Car
26.Jeremy Maclin KC vs. Cle
27.DeAndre Hopkins HOU at Ten
28.*Ted Ginn CAR at Atl
Note: (Quad) Full practice Thursday. ***Officially active.***
29.John Brown ARZ vs. GB
30.Brandin Cooks NO vs. Jax
31.T.Y. Hilton IND at Mia
32.Chris Ivory NYJ vs. NE
33.*Lamar Miller MIA vs. Ind
Note: Suffered a minor quad injury, but coach Dan Campbell said his absence in the second half was unrelated somehow. Ok. Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday. ***Listed as probable.***
34.Danny Woodhead SD at Oak
35.*Denard Robinson JAC at NO
Note: Suffered a left foot sprain in the loss to Atlanta. Expects to play this week, and Yeldon is looking less likely to go. ***Full participant Friday, listed as probable.***
36.Bilal Powell NYJ vs. NE
37.Larry Fitzgerald ARZ vs. GB
38.Tyler Lockett SEA vs. StL
39.Willie Snead NO vs. Jax
40.Jordan Matthews PHI vs. Was
41.Emmanuel Sanders DEN vs. Cin
42.*Delanie Walker TEN vs. Hou
Note: ***Added to the injury report Friday with a hamstring, but listed as probable.***
43.Latavius Murray OAK vs. SD
44.*Eddie Lacy GB at Ari
Note: Limited in Wednesday's practice with a rib injury. ***Limited all week, but listed as probable.***
45.Rashad Jennings NYG at Min
46.*Javorius Allen BAL vs. Pit
Note: Sure hope he learned his lesson about fumbling while watching his team getting blown out, because clearly that's the only problem with Baltimore this year. (That's sarcasm, in case it's not clear)
47.Darren Sproles PHI vs. Was
48.Randall Cobb GB at Ari
49.Martavis Bryant PIT at Bal
50.*Allen Hurns JAC at NO
Note: (Thigh) Did not practice Wednesday.
51.*Jarvis Landry MIA vs. Ind
Note: (Knee) Did not practice Thursday. ***Officially active.***
52.Kamar Aiken BAL vs. Pit
53.James White NE at NYJ
54.Rueben Randle NYG at Min
55.*A.J. Green CIN at Den
Note: Sore back acted up in Saturday's walk-through. Appears likely to play Monday.
56.*Ben Watson NO vs. Jax
Note: (Knee) Did not practice Wednesday. ***Expected to be active.***
57.Tim Hightower NO vs. Jax
58.*Jermaine Kearse SEA vs. StL
Note: (Calf) Limited at practice Wednesday. ***Listed as probable.***
59.Julius Thomas JAC at NO
60.Christine Michael SEA vs. StL
Note: More involved in the offense than Bryce Brown, though both ran well. Marshawn Lynch won't practice this week.
61.Ronnie Hillman DEN vs. Cin
62.Theo Riddick DET vs. SF
63.Jeremy Hill CIN at Den
64.Ameer Abdullah DET vs. SF
Note: Ran well against the Saints, but also lost a costly fumble.
65.Anquan Boldin SF at Det
66.Michael Crabtree OAK vs. SD
67.Markus Wheaton PIT at Bal
68.Dorial Green-Beckham TEN vs. Hou
69.Tavon Austin STL at Sea
70.*Karlos Williams BUF vs. Dal
Note: Should be up for a lot more playing time due to McCoy's injury. Limited participant in Wednesday's practice with a sore shoulder. ***Limited all week, but listed as probable.***
71.Alfred Blue HOU at Ten
72.*C.J. Anderson DEN vs. Cin
Note: ***(Ankle) Officially listed as probable, full practice Saturday.***
73.*Cameron Artis-Payne CAR at Atl
Note: Took over the majority of the carries last week, but also lost a fumble. ***Officially starting this week.***
74.Brandon Coleman NO vs. Jax
75.*Calvin Johnson DET vs. SF
Note: (Ankle) Targeted just six times in the last two games. Limited practice Wednesday. ***Limited practice all week, listed as questionable but officially active.***
76.Gary Barnidge CLE at KC
77.Travis Kelce KC vs. Cle
78.*Eric Ebron DET vs. SF
Note: Very active Monday night - picking up the slack from Calvin Johnson's ankle injury.
79.*DeVante Parker MIA vs. Ind
Note: (Ankle) Limited at Thursday's practice. ***Listed as active.***
80.Charles Sims TB vs. Chi
81.*Alfred Morris WAS at Phi
Note: Could be in line for more work, if that's the sort of thing you're interested in.
82.Frank Gore IND at Mia
83.Chris Polk HOU at Ten
84.Giovani Bernard CIN at Den
85.James Starks GB at Ari
86.*Jerick McKinnon MIN vs. NYG
Note: Peterson's ankle injury isn't expected to be serious, but McKinnon would be next in line if does force him to lose reps. Limited Thursday with a hamstring injury.
87.Jay Ajayi MIA vs. Ind
88.*Bryce Brown SEA vs. StL
Note: Ran well but Michael got more work.
89.*Brandon LaFell NE at NYJ
Note: (Foot) Limited practice Wednesday. ***Officially active.***
90.Nate Washington HOU at Ten
91.Marvin Jones CIN at Den
92.Pierre Garcon WAS at Phi
93.Zach Ertz PHI vs. Was
94.Austin Seferian-Jenkins TB vs. Chi
95.Will Tye NYG at Min
96.Antonio Gates SD at Oak
97.Jeremy Langford CHI at TB
98.*Duke Johnson CLE at KC
Note: Sat out practice Wednesday with a sore hamstring, but coach Mike Pettine said that was a precautionary measure and that he expects Johnson will play Sunday. ***Listed as questionable, but officially active.***
99.*Isaiah Crowell CLE at KC
Note: ***Listed as probable, due to a non-injury concern.***
100.*Kendall Gaskins SF at Det
Note: One of two healthy running backs on the Niners' roster.
101.*Matt Jones WAS at Phi
Note: Day-to-day with a hip injury. Limited at Wednesday's practice. ***Ruled out for Saturday night's game.***
102.Mike Tolbert CAR at Atl
103.Joe Banyard JAC at NO
104.Heath Miller PIT at Bal
105.*Jason Witten DAL at Buf
Note: Limited Wednesday with a chest injury. ***Listed as probable.***
106.Kyle Rudolph MIN vs. NYG
107.J.J. Nelson ARZ vs. GB
108.Davante Adams GB at Ari
109.*Donte Moncrief IND at Mia
Note: (Toe) Sidelined Wednesday and Thursday. ***Limited all week, but active for Sunday's game.***
110.*Danny Amendola NE at NYJ
Note: (Knee) Attended Tuesday's walk-through, unlike Julian Edelman. Limited practice Wednesday. ***Downgraded to out.***
111.*Alshon Jeffery CHI at TB
Note: Briefly left with a hamstring injury but later returned. Did not practice Wednesday. ***Inactive this week.***
112.*Dez Bryant DAL at Buf
Note: (Foot) Did not practice Wednesday.

Kickers

1.Stephen Gostkowski NE at NYJ
Note: Shockingly had a miss on Sunday from a makeable distance.
2.Chandler Catanzaro ARZ vs. GB
3.Chris Boswell PIT at Bal
4.Steven Hauschka SEA vs. StL
5.Cairo Santos KC vs. Cle
6.Brandon McManus DEN vs. Cin
7.Matt Prater DET vs. SF
8.Dustin Hopkins WAS at Phi
9.Kai Forbath NO vs. Jax
10.Jason Myers JAC at NO
11.Graham Gano CAR at Atl
12.Blair Walsh MIN vs. NYG
13.Mason Crosby GB at Ari
14.Randy Bullock NYJ vs. NE
15.Adam Vinatieri IND at Mia
16.Sebastian Janikowski OAK vs. SD
17.Caleb Sturgis PHI vs. Was
18.Josh Brown NYG at Min
19.Dan Bailey DAL at Buf
20.Phil Dawson SF at Det
21.Connor Barth TB vs. Chi
22.Dan Carpenter BUF vs. Dal
23.Andrew Franks MIA vs. Ind
24.Robbie Gould CHI at TB
25.Shayne Graham ATL vs. Car
26.Nick Novak HOU at Ten
27.Justin Tucker BAL vs. Pit
28.Mike Nugent CIN at Den
29.Ryan Succop TEN vs. Hou
30.Josh Lambo SD at Oak
31.Travis Coons CLE at KC
Note: Was able to play through his groin injury last week.
32.*Greg Zuerlein STL at Sea
Note: Didn't practice Tuesday due to an illness. Not on Wednesday's injury report.

Defenses

1.Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cle
Note: CB Marcus Peters is having an amazing rookie season. The Chiefs success on defense crushed their passing game against the Ravens last week, and might do so again against Cleveland.
2.*Seattle Seahawks vs. StL
Note: Played without Kam Chancellor (tailbone) last week.
3.*Denver Broncos vs. Cin
Note: Lost S David Bruton for the season and have two other safeties nursing injuries. But, they draw A.J. McCarron at home on Monday night and should get well.
4.Pittsburgh Steelers at Bal
5.St. Louis Rams at Sea
6.Carolina Panthers at Atl
7.Detroit Lions vs. SF
8.Houston Texans at Ten
9.Buffalo Bills vs. Dal
10.*New England Patriots at NYJ
Note: Played without Devin McCourty (ankle) last week.
11.Miami Dolphins vs. Ind
12.*Arizona Cardinals vs. GB
Note: Crushing loss of Tyrann Mathieu with a torn ACL.
13.Minnesota Vikings vs. NYG
14.*Cincinnati Bengals at Den
Note: Regained the services of Adam Jones (foot).
15.New York Jets vs. NE
16.Oakland Raiders vs. SD
17.*Green Bay Packers at Ari
Note: Sam Shields remains in the concussion protocol.
18.Washington Redskins at Phi
19.Dallas Cowboys at Buf
20.Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chi
21.*Jacksonville Jaguars at NO
Note: Paul Posluzny (hand) came back with a bang this week. Telvin Smith played through a slight AC joint seperation in his right shoulder along with a dislocated finger.
22.Philadelphia Eagles vs. Was
23.Indianapolis Colts at Mia
24.San Diego Chargers at Oak
25.Cleveland Browns at KC
26.Chicago Bears at TB
27.San Francisco 49ers at Det
28.New York Giants at Min
29.Tennessee Titans vs. Hou
30.Baltimore Ravens vs. Pit
31.Atlanta Falcons vs. Car
32.New Orleans Saints vs. Jax