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Injury Welker passes concussion tests
Probable for Sunday night
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 22 2013, 1:45 pm

Denver Broncos
Jack Del Rio announced today Wes Welker has passed his concussion tests and is probable for Sunday. (Jeff Howe via Twitter)

FFToday's Take: As expected, Welker will be ready to face his former team on Sunday night. He participated in practice on Thursday and Friday and should be in fantasy lineups as normal.
Injury Jordan Reed sits out Thursday practice
Suffered concussion in Week 11
By: Doug Orth | Nov 21 2013, 5:00 pm

Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed was held out of practice on Thursday. Reed sustained a concussion in Week 11 versus the Philadelphia Eagles and was subsequently held out for the rest of the game. He will need to pass the NFL's concussion protocol before suiting up again. Because of the Monday night game time versus the San Francisco 49ers, Thursday marked the Redskins' first practice of the week, which allows plenty of time for Reed to get clearance. However, there is no guarantee of that happening. (WSOC-TV)

FFToday's Take: With Washington playing on Monday night, owners would be wise to have another option in place for Reed. So unless there is a definitive report before Sunday that suggests he will suit up, it is probably best to assume he will not. Two solid fantasy options for this week that are likely readily available in leagues are Tennessee's Delanie Walker and Houston's Garrett Graham.
Injury Crabtree to be added to roster soon
Return to field remains unknown
By: Doug Orth | Nov 21 2013, 4:40 pm

San Francisco
Michael Crabtree will be added to the 49ers’ 53-man roster within the next six days. It’s even possible Crabtree could be on the roster prior to the 49ers’ game Monday night at Washington, but that does not mean he will suit up for the game. After one week of practices leading up to the 49ers’ game against the Carolina Panthers, the organization decided to back off on Crabtree’s participation a week ago. The 49ers expect Crabtree to play this season and, perhaps, return to his No. 1-wideout form for the playoffs. (CSN Bay Area)

FFToday's Take: Fantasy owners are at the same place with Crabtree now as they were at the beginning of the season - wait-and-see mode. It is highly doubtful he can flash the form that made him a 2012 fantasy stud at any point this season. As such, owners will be hard-pressed to get anything more than low-end WR3 production from him if/when he returns before the NFL Playoffs.
Injury RB Bell practices Thursday for Lions
Foot injury
By: Doug Orth | Nov 21 2013, 11:45 am

Detroit Lions
Receiver Calvin Johnson (knee), safety Louis Delmas (knee) and running back Joique Bell (Achilles) also returned to practice today, after sitting out Wednesday. Bell suffered his injury in Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Detroit Free Press)

FFToday's Take: The exact diagnosis of Bell's foot issue isn't known but it appears he should be fine to backup Reggie Bush this Sunday against the Bucs.
Injury McGloin gets another start for Raiders
Pryor could be be the backup on Sunday
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 20 2013, 5:00 pm

Oakland Raiders
The promising start of rookie quarterback Matt McGloin will continue when he starts against the Tennessee Titans. McGloin was named the starter by Allen, who said the health of Terrelle Pryor would be monitored to see if would be available to be the backup Sunday when the Raiders host the Titans at O.co Coliseum. (Inside Bay Area)

FFToday's Take: Pryor has been bothered by a knee injury the last couple weeks, giving McGloin the chance to show his credentials. He finished as a top ten QB in Week 11 but will have a more difficult test against the Titans in Week 12.
Injury Hankerson out, Morgan to start
Hankerson placed on IR with torn LCL
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 20 2013, 2:00 pm

Washington Redskins
Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn lateral collateral ligament in his left knee, coach Mike Shanahan said. Shanahan said Josh Morgan will start in Hankerson’s place. (Washington Post)

FFToday's Take: Morgan will be third in line for targets in the passing game behind Pierre Garcon and TE Jordan Reed so his fantasy value will hover in the WR4/5 range.
Injury Sproles iffy for Thursday night
Sproles listed as Questionable
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 20 2013, 1:30 pm

New Orleans
Running back Darren Sproles (knee/ankle) and guard Jahri Evans (ankle) may be the two players most likely not to play Thursday as both players missed practice all week, including Wednesday. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

FFToday's Take: Sproles injured his knee/ankle in last week's game and even he returned to action, he was obviously bothered by the injury. He will be a gametime decision for Thursday Night Football against the Falcons.
Ponder to start for Vikes
Ponder was pulled for Matt Cassel in Week 11
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 20 2013, 1:00 pm

Minnesota Vikings
Three days after Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier pulled Christian Ponder from a game against the Seattle Seahawks, he announced Wednesday the quarterback will start the team's next game, against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Frazier touted Ponder's success(?) against the Packers as reason for him getting the start. Ponder has racked up a 50.7% completion percentage with 907 yards, 6 TDs, 5 INTs in five games against the Pack. He's a QB2 in Week 12.
Injury Burleson likley to play in Week 12
"He's on a good track"
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 20 2013, 7:00 am

Detroit Lions
Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson wouldn't go as far as to say he's playing Sunday against Tampa Bay, but he sounded fairly optimistic Tuesday about his chances. For Burleson not to play Sunday, there would have to be a "major setback," he said. Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Monday there is a possibility of Burleson returning and that "he's on a good track." (Detroit News)

FFToday's Take: Burleson still needs to be cleared by doctors but should be back on the field this week, starting opposite Calvin Johnson. "If I'm going to play on Sunday, I want to be in the game plan," he said. "I don't want to be limited. I've got to do my part this week, and show that I can uphold, withstand the physical play of the game and go out there and make some plays on Sunday."
Injury Miles Austin ready to return
Team has been cautious with wide receiver
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 19 2013, 1:00 pm

Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys owner and general manager went on to say that he expects defensive end DeMarcus Ware, cornerback Morris Claiborne and wide receiver Miles Austin to be on the field Sunday when Dallas plays the division rival New York Giants. (Dallas Morning News)

FFToday's Take: Austing has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury. It's been his calling card over the last couple years. His return will put a drag on Terrance Williams' value, so both will be risky WR3 plays until their roles are determined.
Injury Keenan Allen expected to play Wk 12
Knee injury in Week 11
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 19 2013, 8:00 am

Mike McCoy said rookie receiver Keenan Allen, who appeared to suffer a knee injury in the second half, should be available this week. “He’s fine,” McCoy said. “He’ll be playing, which is great.” (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Allen missed a handful of plays in the fourth quarter of San Diego's loss to Miami in Week 11 due to what appeared to be a hyper-extended knee. He'll be facing the Chiefs in Week 12.
Injury Jordan Reed questionable for Week 12
Concussion; Leonard Hankerson likely out for season
By: Doug Orth | Nov 18 2013, 6:15 pm

Washington Redskins
Rookie TE Jordan Reed sustained a concussion Sunday. HC Mike Shanahan said Reed was undergoing the normal concussion protocol, and it won’t be known until later in the week if he’ll play Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers. Shanahan also said Leonard Hankerson injured the LCL in his left knee during Sunday’s loss at Philadelphia, and MRI exam results were positive. The coach said it wouldn’t be known for a couple days whether the injury would require surgery, which would end Hankerson’s season. (Washington Post)

FFToday's Take: Reed was in on just 33 snaps in Week 11, his lowest total in eight weeks and the results for Washington were predictable, especially since Pierre Garcon complained his ankle was "hurting him badly" following the team's loss to Philadelphia. Reed has emerged as an every-week starter in fantasy, making his potential absence next week a damaging one. Hankerson's loss likely clears the way for more playing time for Santana Moss, Josh Morgan and/or Aldrick Robinson.
Injury Julius Thomas day-to-day
Knee strain
By: Doug Orth | Nov 18 2013, 6:05 pm

Denver Broncos
Broncos interim HC Jack Del Rio says Julius Thomas is "day to day" with knee strain. (Lindsay Jones on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The day-to-day tag is encouraging given how close Thomas' right leg was to being planted on the hit that took him out of the game. Thomas became the first tight end to score against Kansas City this season earlier in the game and could see an increased role in Week 12 if Wes Welker isn't cleared in time from his concussion. Denver travels to New England next.
Injury Vereen activated off short-term IR
Patriots plan to ease in third-year back on MNF
By: Doug Orth | Nov 18 2013, 5:55 pm

New England Patriots
The New England Patriots activated RB Shane Vereen from short-term injured reserve prior to Monday night's game against the Carolina Panthers. The Patriots plan to ease Vereen, who has been sidelined since Week 1, back into their offensive game plan Monday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter Vereen was placed on injured reserve with a designation to return after suffering a broken wrist in New England's season-opening victory against the Buffalo Bills. (ESPN Boston)

FFToday's Take: The Giants also planned to "ease in" Andre Brown in Week 10 before giving him 30 carries in his season debut, so game flow will have a lot to do with how much Vereen sees the field in his return. Either way, Vereen can be a difference-maker down the stretch in fantasy - especially in PPR formats - if he can stay healthy. Brandon Bolden may split passing-down snaps with Vereen tonight, but his run at fantasy relevancy is likely over.
Injury Joique Bell injured foot in Week 11
Reggie Bush "benched" early due to muddy field
By: Doug Orth | Nov 18 2013, 3:20 pm

Detroit Lions
Joique Bell was having a good day until he injured his foot late in the third quarter. With starter Reggie Bush struggling, Bell had amassed 49 yards rushing and 48 receiving and had scored on a 2-yard run. Even though Schwartz said Bell was cleared to return to the game, he didn’t and he was limping noticeably afterward. “I could’ve come back but they kind of pulled me,” Bell said. (Detroit News)

FFToday's Take: Bush was "limited" according to Schwartz more because of the muddy track at Heinz Field and less because he had an early fumble. Bell said he was sore after the game, but did not think he suffered a Lisfranc injury. With back-to-back home games, expect Bush to resume feature-back duties against Tampa Bay in Week 12.
Injury Peterson bothered by groin injury
Does not anticipate missing Week 12
By: Doug Orth | Nov 18 2013, 3:05 pm

Minnesota Vikings
Adrian Peterson is not at full strength and it is clearly evident. Bothered by a nagging groin injury, Peterson carried 21 times for 65 yards Sunday against the Seahawks. There were times when it appeared he needed a burst of speed or a quick move to break a long run. But he just didn't appear to have it in him. "Actually, it was bothering me a lot," Peterson said of the injury. "There were a couple plays in the first half, oh man, I knew if I was able to explode the way I normally do I could have gotten some big chunks, even taken it to the house." (St. Paul Pioneer Press)

FFToday's Take: Peterson missed a pair of practices last week, so it isn't surprising that he was limited by the injury on Sunday. With the Vikings' season going nowhere, it might be in AD's best interests to take a game off to get closer to 100 percent, but that likely will not happen. For what it is worth, backup Toby Gerhart did see a season-high 28 snaps in the Vikings' blowout loss to Seattle in Week 11.
Injury Jennings to continue lead-back duties
McFadden wil have to "wait his turn" when healthy
By: Doug Orth | Nov 18 2013, 2:50 pm

Oakland Raiders
With a career-high 150 yards on 22 carries, including the 80-yard touchdown run that stood up as the Raiders' final points, Rashad Jennings has 340 yards on 57 carries, averaging 6.0 yards per carry in his last three games. He is second to Terrelle Pryor in rushing with 480 yards. Darren McFadden, who had a hamstring injury early in the Philadelphia game which made Jennings the lead back, has 352 yards in seven games. When McFadden does return, it's become clear he'll have to wait his turn. (Contra Costa Times)

FFToday's Take: It's a ridiculous notion that McFadden is now the second-best running back on his own team after entering the season as his offense's centerpiece. Coaches nowadays tend to ride the "hot hand" and, at the moment, that is Jennings. However, it doesn't mean much right now anyway since McFadden appears unlikely to return anytime soon. Jennings will have a shot to tighten his grip on the starting job over the next two weeks against the weak run defenses of the Titans and Cowboys.
Injury Wes Welker concussed
Left game in fourth quarter
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 17 2013, 8:00 pm

Denver Broncos
According to the Broncos, Wes Welker indeed suffered a concussion during Sunday night’s loss to the Chiefs. (Pro Football Talk)

FFToday's Take: Welker totaled 8 catches for 72 yards before leaving the game in the fourth quarter. He will have to pass the NFL concussion tests this week in order to be cleared for his Week 12 matchup against the Patriots.
Injury Keenan Allen injured in loss
Hypertextended knee
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 17 2013, 5:30 pm

Keenan Allen, the Chargers wide receiver, had a tough first play to the fourth quarter. He suffered a right knee injury, forcing him to be a spectator for a two-minute drill that fell short in a 20-16 loss to the Dolphins. (San Diego Union Tribune)

FFToday's Take: Allen will have more tests done on Monday but it appears he hyperextended his knee. Seyi Ajirotutu saw increased snaps in the fourth quarter with Allen out.
Texans starting QB undecided
Schaub replaces Keenum in loss to Raiders
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 17 2013, 5:00 pm

Houston Texans
Matt Schaub, a former starting quarterback turned backup, replaced Case Keenum, a former third-stringer turned starter, with two minutes, 26 seconds left in the third quarter of the Texans’ 28-23 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at Reliant. Schaub wants to start. Keenum proudly took over and isn’t ready to return to a backup role. Kubiak offered no clarity postgame, saying only that he must examine everything the team did Sunday. “We had a lot of things going on. … We’ll see,” Kubiak said. (Houston Chronicle)

FFToday's Take: Fans booed the move and most observers were shocked by the mid-game change at QB. Keenum, should he be named the starter in Week 12, will be a fringe QB1 but carry increased risk moving forward.
Harvin expected to play 15-20 snaps
Seattle wideout to be limited
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 17 2013, 8:00 am

Seattle Seahawks
What to expect from #Seahawks WR Percy Harvin? I’m told 10-15 plays, depending on flow of the game. Would be surprised if he plays specials. (Ian Rapoport via Twitter)

FFToday's Take: If this report comes true, Harvin would be hard to trust as a fantasy option this week. On the plus side, he does have a matchup against his former team (MIN).
Injury Michael Floyd expected to play
Cards should have No.2 receiver
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 15 2013, 5:30 pm

Arizona Cardinals
Arians says Michael Floyd will play vs Jags. (Kent Somers via Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Floyd is nursing a shoulder injury but expected to play on Sunday after practicing on Thursday and Friday. He's nothing more than a WR4.
Injury QB Matt McGloin expected to start
Pryor nursing knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 15 2013, 5:00 pm

Oakland Raiders
Terrelle Pryor was officially listed as questionable, but the Raiders were preparing Friday for undrafted rookie Matt McGloin to be the starting quarterback against the Houston Texans. "Obviously he wasn't as good today as he was the day before,'' Raiders coach Dennis Allen said. "I'll see how he's feeling tomorrow and we'll make a decision.'' (San Jose Mercury News)

FFToday's Take: McGloin took the first team reps in practice on Friday and is expected to start for Raiders on Sunday. Pryor has been battling a knee injury for the last two weeks. The Raiders passing game is hands off for fantasy purposes.
Injury Megatron returns to practice Friday
Expected to play on Sunday
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 15 2013, 1:30 pm

Detroit Lions
Wide receiver Calvin Johnson returned to Detroit Lions practice today. Johnson practiced today for the first time this week, after sitting out to rest his sore right knee Wednesday and Thursday. (Detroit Free Press)

FFToday's Take: Check the inactive reports Sunday morning but it sounds like Megatron will be suiting up against the Steelers this weekend.
Injury Gonzalez limited Friday, Questionable
Toe injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 15 2013, 1:20 pm

Atlanta Falcons
Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, who has missed only two games over his entire career, was limited in practice on Friday. The Falcons will list Gonzalez, who suffered a left toe injury agianst Seattle, as questionable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay on the official injury report. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

FFToday's Take: Gonzalez is looking like a gametime decision for Sunday. TE Levine Toilolo would see increased targets if Gonzalez sits.
Injury Stevie Johnson out, groin injury
Bills will be without top receiver
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 15 2013, 1:00 pm

Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson will not play Sunday against the New York Jets. Johnson, whose right groin was injured during a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday, has been hampered by several injuries this season. This is the second game he will miss. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: With Johnson and Robert Woods (ankle) both out, the Bills will lineup Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham at receiver. The Bills passing game is a situation to avoid in Week 11.
Injury Lattimore hoping to practice next week
Does not anticipate playing a game in 2013
By: Doug Orth | Nov 14 2013, 6:05 pm

San Francisco
Marcus Lattimore said he hopes to go through his first practice with the 49ers next week. Lattimore said he hasn't officially been given word that he'll be cleared for practice, but Tuesday is the last possible day to trigger a three-week window during which players on the NFI list can rejoin practice. Lattimore has yet to don pads and put on a 49ers uniform. But he also has said that the carrot in relation to the monotonous rehabilitation work he's been doing is to join practice with his teammates. "It would be important to have my mind ready for the next year - real excited about it," he said. (Sacramento Bee)

FFToday's Take: The thought all along was that Lattimore would be stashed away on NFI or IR in 2013 in hopes the Niners could have him healthy next season. Lattimore said he's been running at full speed, cutting like an NFL running back, so dynasty-league owners can begin to prepare offers for a first-round talent at running back in an excellent situation for fantasy success. The obvious caveat is whether or not Lattimore can stay healthy.
Injury Gonzalez misses another practice
Douglas misses practice; Jackson gets in full practice
By: Doug Orth | Nov 14 2013, 4:00 pm

Atlanta Falcons
Harry Douglas was added to the Falcons’ injury report Thursday as he did not participate in the session due to a knee injury. Tight end Tony Gonzalez missed his second straight day of practice with a toe injury. Roddy White was limited with a shoulder injury for the second day in a row and Steven Jackson was at full participation Thursday after being limited Wednesday. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

FFToday's Take: HC Mike Smith told reporters he "would never count out Gonzalez" in regards to his Week 11 status, but another missed or limited practice on Friday would probably make him a poor fantasy option again this week. Harry Douglas also missed practice with a knee injury. With White likely to draw Darrelle Revis - who is beginning to round back into "Revis Island" form lately - in coverage, it looks like it could be another long week for the Falcons' offense.
Injury Harry Douglas has knee injury
Falcons receiver misses practice Thursday
By: Doug Orth | Nov 14 2013, 3:45 pm

Atlanta Falcons
Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas, who had a career-high 149 yards receiving Oct. 20 in the last matchup with Tampa Bay, missed practice with a knee injury Thursday. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

FFToday's Take: The Falcons continue to get hit by the injury bug. Roddy White is dealing with a number of issues including a shoulder injury to go along with his ankle and hamstring problems. TE Tony Gonzalez is battling a toe issue and now Douglas. There's very little information about Douglas' knee injury but his practice participation tomorrow should give us a good indication regarding his availability for Sunday.
Jets sign S Ed Reed
Nine-time Pro Bowler reunites with Rex Ryan
By: Doug Orth | Nov 14 2013, 3:30 pm

New York Jets
The Jets reached an agreement with veteran safety Ed Reed Thursday. Reed was cut by the Texans earlier in the week, and speculation mounted that a reunion with his former coordinator in Baltimore, Rex Ryan, could be in order. The safety signed with the Texans in the offseason, but didn’t have the same impact that he had had for many years in Baltimore. Dawan Landry and second-year player Antonio Allen have started at safety this season for the Jets. (New York Daily News)

FFToday's Take: Reed obviously isn't the same player he was in his prime, but the Jets shouldn't need him to play at that level. Allen has struggled for most of the season, so the hope is that Reed will play center field at a respectable level and allow Landry to play in the box more often.
Injury Calvin Johnson sits again
No indication he will miss Week 11
By: Doug Orth | Nov 14 2013, 12:05 pm

Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson missed his second straight day of practice Thursday, a somewhat unusual circumstance for one of the league's leading receivers. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Megatron typically gets Wednesday's off but this miss will raise some eyebrows. It's not time to panic... unless he misses practice again on Friday.
Injury Harvin's status for Sunday undecided
Harvin says he feels 100%
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2013, 5:00 pm

Seattle Seahawks
Percy Harvin is indeed practicing today (though off-limits to the media until he completes one). Carroll said Harvin said he feels 100 percent. But Carroll repeated what he said on Monday, that they will want to see how he responds to a week of practice before making a decision. He said they won’t put Harvin out there until they feel he is 100 percent. (Seattle Tiimes)

FFToday's Take: It's likely we won't have any official word from the Seahawks on Harvin's status until Saturday but barring any setbacks he's likely to be on the field on Sunday. His role might limited however, and it's worth noting that the Seahawks have a bye in Week 12.
Injury Pryor, McFadden miss practice Wed
Status of both is uncertain
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2013, 2:30 pm

Oakland Raiders
Raiders' quarterback Terrelle Pryor was wearing a baseball-style cap and watching practice Wednesday during the media window as backup Matt McGloin took snaps with the first team. It remains to be seen whether Pryor will get in any work or be able to practice later in the week. Running back Darren McFadden (hamstring) and cornerback D.J. Hayden (groin) were on a separate field and not in uniform working with the athletic training staff before going inside when practice began. (Inside Bay Area )

FFToday's Take: Pryor's knee injury bothered him more than expected last Sunday so it won't be a shock if he's given more time off practice this week and/or declared inactive. Pryor owners should have a backup plan in place for Sunday.
Dwayne Bowe will start
Despite being arrested earlier this week
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2013, 1:00 pm

Kansas City Chiefs
Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe will start for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday night's game against the Broncos in Denver, coach Andy Reid said. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Bowe was arrested earlier this week for speeding and possession of a controlled substance. The team and league will let the legal process take it's course. It's likely any league discipline won't occur until next season.
Injury Peyton Manning sits Wednesday
High ankle sprain
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2013, 12:55 pm

Denver Broncos
Peyton Manning missed practice with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday heading into Sunday’s showdown with undefeated Kansas City. (Denver Post)

FFToday's Take: Manning is dealing with a sprained ankle so it's no surprise that he was given Wednesday off. He's expected to play this week.
Injury Woods out, Stevie Johnson sits Wed.
Johnson dealing with nagging injuries
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2013, 12:45 pm

Buffalo Bills
Doug Marrone confirmed today that Robert Woods will not play on Sunday. He had said on Monday he was leaning that way but he will now definitely hold him out before the bye with a high ankle sprain. He is still unsure if Steve Johnson will go after he did not practice today. (Bills Daily)

FFToday's Take: Johnson injured his groin in last week's game and has also been bothered by a groin injury in his other leg. The Bills have a bye in Week 12 so they choose to sit him this week.
Injury Tony Gonzalez not practicing
Toe injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2013, 12:30 pm

Atlanta Falcons
Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, who suffered a left toe injury against Seattle, was not at the open portion of practice. Gonzalez returned and played in the Seattle game. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

FFToday's Take: Gonzalez suffered a toe injury last week. This situation is worth monitoring as Gonzalez isn't assured of playing on Sunday.
Dwyane Bowe arrested
Speeding and possession of marijuana
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 12 2013, 11:00 am

Kansas City Chiefs
Riverside Police confirmed to FOX 4 Tuesday morning that an officer arrested Chiefs’ wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Sunday for speeding and possession of marijuana. (Fox 4 Kansas City)

FFToday's Take: Bowe was suspended four games back in 2009 for violating the league's steroids policy. Bowe claimed at the time he mistakenly took a diet pill. It's unlikely this incident will affect Bowe's status for this week's game against the Broncos.
Packers sign QB Matt Flynn
Will backup Tolzien in Week 11
By: Doug Orth | Nov 11 2013, 8:00 pm

Green Bay Packers
The Packers have chosen their backup quarterback and it's going to be Matt Flynn. An NFL source said that Flynn was about to sign a new contract and begin work familiarizing himself with the Packers offense. Flynn's workout, coach Mike McCarthy said earilier in the day, went well. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

FFToday's Take: This makes sense as Flynn and the Packers are familiar with each other. Seneca Wallace injured his groin in the first quarter against the Eagles. Flynn will serve as Scott Tolzien's backup in Week 11.
Injury Seahawks activate Harvin from PUP
HC: Harvin had best week of workouts
By: Doug Orth | Nov 11 2013, 6:40 pm

Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks have called up Percy Harvin to the 53-man active roster today. Seattle had to do that by Tuesday, per NFL rules, or he would not be able to be on the active roster this season. Coach Pete Carroll said on Friday that Harvin had had his best week of workouts and was getting close to returning to the field. (Seattle Tmes)

FFToday's Take: While activation doesn't necessarily guarantee a full complement of snaps right away, Harvin is closer than ever to a return. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Harvin will handle a "limited" dose of snaps in Week 11 against the Minnesota Vikings, his former team. Owners should take a wait-and-see approach, but expect a top-end WR2 level of production during the fantasy playoffs if all goes well.