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Alshon Jeffery suspended four games
Violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 14 2016, 3:00 pm

Chicgao Bears
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been suspended without pay for the next four games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Jeffery will be available for action in Week 15. Jeffery has been a fantasy disappoint this season scoring in double digits just twice in nine games and only has one touchdown on the season. The Bears will feature Cameron Meredith and Eddie Royal moving forward. Meredith's value gets the biggest bump over the next month.
Injury Victor Cruz expected to be inactive
Sprained ankle
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 14 2016, 2:15 pm

New York Giants
A sprained ankle is expected to keep New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz out of Monday night's matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals, according to sources. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

FFToday's Take: Eli Manning will have Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard and Roger Lewis as his top three wideouts during Monday Night Football.
Injury Thomas Rawls expected to return Week 11
Will practice this week
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 14 2016, 2:00 pm

Seattle Seahawks
Carroll said RB Thomas Rawls is ready to go. Will to practice to play this week. #Seahawks (Liz Mathews on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Rawls suffered a hairline fracture in his fibula in Week 2 but is set to return in Week 11. His role is unclear as the Seahawks got a decent performance from rookie C.J. Prosise against the Patriots. It's possible Rawls could become part of three-man committee with Christine Michael included. Rawls is worth a free agent pickup if he's available in your league.
Injury Bryce Petty to start for Jets
Sprained MCL for Fitzpatrick
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2016, 9:10 am

New York Jets
So, Jets are starting QB Bryce Petty today vs Rams, per sources. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Ryan Fitzpatrick was able to practice this week on a limited basis but it appears the Jets will roll with Petty against the Rams. Brandon Marshall gets a bump down the rankings with Petty at QB while Rams-D makes for a solid play in Week 10.
Injury Gametime decision for Starks
Knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2016, 8:20 am

Green Bay Packers
The #Packers are hopeful that RB James Starks makes his return following knee surgery today, source said, but they want to see him warmup. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The Packers running game has been a committee of Aaron Rodgers, Ty Montgomery Aaron Ripkowski and Don Jackson. Even if Starks is active it's unlikely he'll make a big fantasy impact.
Injury Doug Martin expected to be limited
Should split carries with Barber
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2016, 8:10 am

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The plan is for #Bucs RB Doug Martin (hamstring) to be active and make his return today, but his workload should be limited, source said. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Martin won't be a recommended fantasy play as it appears he will be splitting snaps with rookie Peyton Barber. Both are flex considerations in a decent matchup against the Bears.
Injury Christine Michael expected to play
Hamstring injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 13 2016, 8:00 am

Seattle Seahawks
Seattle RB Christine Michael, listed as questionable vs Pats due to hamstring, is expected to play. “Should be good,” said source. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The Seahawks and Patriots play tonight but it sounds like Michael will be active. It's not an ideal spot for Michael given his decreased workload and potential negative game script. It won't be a shock if C.J. Prosise is the better fantasy running back in Week 10.
Bigger role for Prosise
Christine Michael added to injury report
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 12 2016, 2:00 pm

Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks made a late addition to their injury report Friday afternoon, listing running back Christine Michael as questionable with a hamstring injury. Rookie C.J. Prosise has already been taking a bite out of Michael's workload. In the past two games, Prosise has played 47 snaps, compared with 43 for Michael. Given Michael's uncertain status, Prosise figures to see an even bigger role Sunday night against the New England Patriots. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Given the late-week injury for Michael and the likelihood of a negative game script for the Seahawks, Prosise could be on the field for the majority of snaps against New England. The rookie RB will be a Flex option for Week 10.
Injury Jeremy Maclin out for Week 10
Groin injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 11 2016, 2:00 pm

Kansas City Chiefs
Receiver Jeremy Maclin won’t play against the Carolina Panthers this weekend, and star linebacker Justin Houston will probably be listed “out” as well, according to Chiefs coach Andy Reid. (Kansas City Star)

FFToday's Take: Maclin missed practice all week and played very little in Week 9. His absence means increased opportunities for Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill, Albert Wilson and Chris Conley. Hill is an interesting tournament option in daily contests.
Injury Doug Martin a gametime decision
Limited in practice all week
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 11 2016, 11:15 am

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said Doug Martin will be a "game-time decision." He still hasn't been cleared to play. Said he's done a little more each day this week. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Martin has been limited in practice this week and would likely split time with rookie Peyton Barber making him difficult to trust as an RB2. The Bucs and Bears play early Sunday so we should know Martin's status by 11:30 AM Eastern.
Injury No limitations for Cobb this week
Hamstring injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 11 2016, 11:00 am

Green Bay Packers
No limitations on Packers receiver Randall Cobb (hamstring) this week. "He's going to play as a full-time player," coach Mike McCarthy said. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Cobb was limited last week and didn't even play in the first half. With him being a full-go, the value of Davante Adams takes a hit. Cobb and Ty Montgomery are on the WR2 radar.
Injury Dion Lewis primed for Week 10 return?
Needs to be come off PUP by Nov. 17 in order to play in 2016
By: Doug Orth | Nov 10 2016, 5:05 pm

New England Patriots
According to NFL Network insider Mike Garafolo, Dion Lewis (knee) is "looking good" and has experienced no setbacks. The sense is Lewis is making the case to play Sunday vs Seattle. If so, expect him to be limited but his return is big. (Mike Garafolo on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Lewis has taken part in five straight practices, which is obviously a promising sign. Teammates are reportedly "giddy" about his return, as LeGarrette Blount went so far as to say, "He's nasty in the open field. It doesn't make any sense." Lewis should have been stashed weeks ago, but add him if he wasn't. As last year proved, he doesn't need a lot of touches to have an impact. A return to pre-injury form could easily make Lewis a second-half fantasy stud.
Injury Jarvis Landry misses practice Thursday
Day-to-day after injuring shoulder Wednesday
By: Doug Orth | Nov 10 2016, 4:50 pm

Miami Dolphins
Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry is sitting out practice after hurting his shoulder Wednesday. HC Adam Gase told reporters Landry is considered day-to-day with the injury. (NFL.com)

FFToday's Take: It's worth keeping an eye on, especially since DeVante Parker and Kenny Stills have yet to emerge as consistent options. Gase and OC Clyde Christensen have each called themselves out publicly for not getting Landry the ball more often lately. Landry has yet to miss a game in three seasons, so expect him to find a way to go against San Diego in Week 10 and hold his own as a solid WR2 with upside.
Injury Tevin Coleman could go Week 10
Team likely to issue further update on hamstring injury Friday
By: Doug Orth | Nov 10 2016, 4:40 pm

Atlanta Falcons
Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (hamstring) could play Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Coleman ran on the sidelines and the team will have a better understanding of his status on Friday, Rapoport added. (NFL.com)

FFToday's Take: Coleman was a top-15 back in most leagues prior to suffering his Week 8 injury, so his return is no small news for owners. It's fair to believe Atlanta will limit his touches this week if he does play, as the team heads to its bye in Week 11. Although owners should have other options prepared, it is unlikely most have the luxury of sitting a player with Coleman's upside, so stay tuned for further updates on his Week 10 status.
Injury Travis Benjamin absent from practice Thursday
Knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 10 2016, 2:15 pm

San Diego Chargers
Chargers WRs Tyrell Williams, Travis Benjamin been on same practice schedule in recent weeks. Not this week. TW practicing today. TB isn't. (Michael Gehlken on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: In all likelihood Benjamin will sit again this week leaving Tyrell Williams, Antonio Gates and Dontrelle Inman to soak up targets from Philip Rivers. Miami's defense represents a positive matchup for Williams he's on the WR1/WR2 radar for Week 10.
Injury Carlos Hyde's status still in question
Wearing non-contact jersey Thursday
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 10 2016, 2:00 pm

San Francisco
As he has for the last several days, 49ers running back Carlos Hyde took non-contact reps with the offensive unit Thursday but it still remains to be seen if he’ll be active and available for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. (San Jose Mercury News)

FFToday's Take: The 49ers have said they'll likely make a decision on Hyde's status on Saturday. If he sits, DuJuan Harris would likely lead the team in running back touches. Arizona has been better than average against fantasy running backs making Harris only a Flex play option in Week 10.
Injury Jets' Fitzpatrick optimistic about playing
Sprained knee
By: Jake Gordon | Nov 9 2016, 5:56 pm

New York Jets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says he is ''definitely optimistic'' that he'll be able to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams despite having a sprained left knee. (AP Sports)

FFToday's Take: Ryan Fitzpatrick hasn't thrown multiple touchdown passes in a single game since Week 1 (when he was healthy) so don't expect much improvement if his mobility is compromised. 2015 fourth rounder Bryce Petty would be in line for the start if Fitzpatrick isn't given medical clearance. The whole situation puts a damper on the fantasy prospects for Brandon Marshall, Quincy Enunwa and the rest of the Jets' pass catchers.
Injury Bucs RB Doug Martin returns to practice
Hamstring injury
By: Jake Gordon | Nov 9 2016, 5:30 pm

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Doug Martin returned to practice for the first time since injuring his hamstring in Week 2. Bucs coach Dirk Koetter told reporters that Martin was limited in Wednesday's practice session, but he wouldn't speculate on whether Martin would be available to play against the Chicago Bears this week. (NFL.com)

FFToday's Take: Tampa Bay desperately needs a healthy running back after the team lost Antone Smith to injury last week. Unless Doug Martin is able to fully participate on Friday the Bucs will turn to Peyton Barber and Mike James to handle the rushing duties versus the Bears in Week 10. Even if Martin is cleared, he may be on a snap count so keep a close eye on his progress as the weekend approaches.
Injury Mike Evans practices, on track to play Sunday
Concussion
By: Jake Gordon | Nov 9 2016, 5:09 pm

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Bucs also had Mike Evans back at practice today, participating fully after suffering a concussion against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday. He should be good to go for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. (SB Nation)

FFToday's Take: Although he missed practice earlier in the week it looks like Mike Evans' fantasy owners can breathe easier knowing he is likely to be available against Chicago's weak pass defense. Chicago has given up the third most points to fantasy wide receivers this year making Evans a sure-fire WR1 for Week 10.
Injury Will Fuller back practicing for Texans
Left last week with knee and hamstring injuries
By: Jake Gordon | Nov 9 2016, 2:58 pm

Houston Texans
Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller returned to practice Wednesday, an encouraging sign about his status for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The first-round draft pick from Notre Dame left the Texans' game against the Detroit Lions and didn't return. He has dealt with knee and hamstring injuries. (Houston Chronicle)

FFToday's Take: Will Fuller has seen his fantasy stock plummet in recent weeks and is now coming off lower body injuries that may impact his deep play potential. If healthy he'll start opposite DeAndre Hopkins but he's a very risky flex option for Week 10. If Fuller isn't up to full speed by the end of the week, Braxton Miller would see a nice boost in fantasy value this week. Miller has moved into third on the depth chart with Jaelen Strong sidelined with an ankle injury.
Injury Spence Ware practicing, Maclin sits
Chiefs RB passes concussion protocol
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 9 2016, 12:30 pm

Kansas City Chiefs
Spencer Ware is making progress in his recovery from a concussion. He’s set to practice on Wednesday, which should put him on track to return to the lineup in Carolina this weekend. Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will not be joining Ware on the practice field. Maclin aggravated a groin injury last Sunday and left the game after playing two snaps. (ProFootballTalk)

FFToday's Take: Ware is expected to play this week against Carolina and should see the bulk of the work with Charcandrick West filling the backup role. Maclin is a longshot to play, leaving Alex Smith with Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill and Chris Conley as his top three weapons.
Injury James Starks on the practice field Wednesday
Knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 9 2016, 12:15 pm

Green Bay Packers
Sounds like James Starks and Jared Cook have a chance to play this week at Tennessee. "James is going to practice (today), we'll see it goes. Same with Jared," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "We're going to put them in the limited category, but we're going to cut them loose today." (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: How Starks responds on Thursday will be key for his availability on Sunday against the Titans. The Packers have all but abandoned the running game since losing Starks and Eddie Lacy to injury. If Starks does return Sunday, he'll be tough to trust as a Flex option given how well Ty Montgomery has performed.
Injury Ladarius Green has chance to play Sunday
Steelers TE could see first action of 2016 against the Cowboys
By: Antonio D'Arcangelis | Nov 8 2016, 2:05 pm

Pittburgh Steelers
Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) on Twitter: "Good news for Steelers: TE Ladarius Green and LB Bud Dupree have a chance to play this week" (Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Green isn't a must-own by any stretch, but he's the kind of talent who could shake up the TE ranks and provide a spark during the final third of the season and the fantasy playoffs. He'll be behind Jesse James with a chance to supplant him as the go-to passing TE.
Mark Ingram and Tim Hightower will split carries
Saints plan to keep both backs involved moving forward
By: Antonio D'Arcangelis | Nov 8 2016, 2:00 pm

New Orleans
Mark Ingram finally made his way off the bench three series into Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, one week after he was demoted for fumbling for the second game in a row. Now, after a big game from both, Ingram and Tim Hightower will share the load moving forward, according to Saints coaches. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: It looks like the Saints will stay committed to the run on Sunday as they have for the past two games -- especially since Denver has the NFL’s No. 1 passing defense., so both make intriguing fantasy plays.
Injury Spencer Ware still in concussion protocol
Sat out Week 9
By: Doug Orth | Nov 7 2016, 5:30 pm

Kansas City Chiefs
As far as HC Andy Reid knows right now, Spencer Ware hasn't passed concussion protocol. (BJ Kissel on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: While this news doesn't mean the same thing on a Monday as it would on a Friday, it is still a bad sign for his Week 10 status most non-regularly concussed players seem to be able to pass protocol in about a week, although each case is obviously different. Charcandrick West certainly didn't make any move on making the backfield a two-man show with a disappointing effort versus the Jaguars, so Ware will almost certainly return to fantasy RB1 status once he is cleared.
Rob Kelley passes Matt Jones on depth chart
HC: Jones "will have to earn his way back"
By: Doug Orth | Nov 7 2016, 5:20 pm

Washington Redskins
HC Jay Gruden says for now he thinks Rob Kelley to will get bulk of carries and Matt Jones "will have to earn his way back". (Mike Jones on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: While Jones hasn't exactly helped himself with his ball security issues, Gruden has shown virtually no allegiance to one running back since arriving in Washington. It's hard to believe that won't continue, and Kelley will have his work cut out for him against Minnesota and Green Bay the next two weeks. Consider Kelley and Chris Thompson low-end flexes for now, while Jones should be benched in deeper leagues and dropped in shallow leagues.
Injury Ty Montgomery was on snap count Week 9
Limited to 10 touches and 31 snaps in loss to Colts
By: Doug Orth | Nov 7 2016, 5:15 pm

Green Bay Packers
HC Mike McCarthy: We had (Ty Montgomery) on a rep count and rightfully so. We like the way he played. (Packers on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Montgomery missed Week 8 with complications brought on by his sickle-cell trait, but it is hard to imagine why that was enough of a reason for McCarthy to keep their most effective offensive player limited to 31 snaps. Sickle-cell trait has only dramatically affected athletes in high altitude or extreme cold to this point, neither of which was in play Sunday. With James Starks expected back soon, it is unclear how much longer Montgomery will remain Green Bay's "lead back".
Devontae Booker losing grip on starting job?
Beat writer suggests Kapri Bibbs could get Week 10 nod
By: Doug Orth | Nov 7 2016, 5:05 pm

Denver Broncos
RB Devontae Booker took 46-of-56 offensive snaps vs. OA;. Kapri Bibbs had 9. Ratio figures to change in Bibbs' favor vs. NO. (Mike Klis on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Booker could go from a rookie poised to overtake a veteran (C.J. Anderson) who signed a four-year contract in the offseason about two weeks ago to playing behind an undrafted free agent who has spent two-plus years on the practice squad. It's a bit early to jump to conclusions for Week 10, but if HC Gary Kubiak is willing to put the starting job on the line this week and Bibbs gets the first crack at the Saints' run defense, he could keep the job for a bit.
Injury Jeremy Maclin could miss more time
Hamstring injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 7 2016, 12:15 pm

Kansas City Chiefs
Reid said Maclin could conceivably miss more time with the groin injury, but he is day to day. (Terez Paylor on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Maclin came into Week 9 with a groin injury and couldn't make it out of the first quarter. While Andy Reid didn't say so, reading between the lines it sounds like Maclin will likely miss Week 10 against the Panthers. Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill and Chris Conley would be the top receiving options for Alex Smith if Maclin sits.
Injury Jacquizz Rodgers still in walking boot
Foot injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 7 2016, 11:45 am

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
No word on Bucs RB Jacquizz Rodgers' foot injury, but he's still wearing a walking boot in locker room today, eight days after his injury. (Greg Auman on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The Bucs have cycled through a number of running backs this season with Doug Martinm, Charles Sims and Rodgers all suffering significant injuries. It could be the Peyton Barber show in Week 10 against the Bears. If so, he'll be on the RB2 radar.
Injury Fitzpatrick suffers MCL sprain
No decision on starting QB
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 7 2016, 11:30 am

New York Jets
Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick sprained his MCL in Sunday vs. Miami, per source. Injury not considered serious, but could impact Jets QB decision. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Fitzpatrick was replaced by Bryce Petty for a short period before returning to action. The Jets have yet to name a starting quarterback for Week 10, but neither Fitzpatrick or Petty would be a recommended play against the Rams.
Injury Roethlisberger will start
Won't be 100 percent
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 6 2016, 11:35 am

Pittburgh Steelers
Steelers confirm Ben will start. (Ed Bouchette on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Ben Roethlisberger is going to give it a go. He's an obvious upgrade for Antonio Brown and the Steelers offense as long as he is in the game. He's had a notable history of not playing his best in games returning from injury.
Injury Gametime decision for Carlos Hyde
Shoulder injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 6 2016, 8:30 am

San Francisco
49ers expect RB Carlos Hyde's status to be a pre-game decision, but it does not sound promising that he will be active, per sources. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Hyde has been on the wrong side of the questionable tag all week and it seems to be a longshot for him to suit up. If the doesn't play, we could see a three-man committee of DuJuan Harris, Mike Davis and Shaun Draughn at running back for the 49ers with Harris having the most fantasy value.
Injury DeMarco Murray good to go
Toe injury shouldn't keep Murray off the field
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 6 2016, 8:15 am

Tennessee Titans
Titans RB DeMarco Murray is good to go vs. Chargers despite foot injury that limited some practice time this week, per source. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Murray injured his toe in last week's game but should suit up an play today against the Chargers after practicing Thursday and Friday. There's some concern that Derrick Henry could eat into Murray's workload this week after the rookie posted 97 total yards and a TD against the Jaguars.
Injury Roethlisberger a gametime decision
Knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 6 2016, 8:00 am

Pittburgh Steelers
Steelers have not yet decided which QB will start Sunday at Baltimore, per league sources. It is expected to be "a true gameday decision." (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Ben Roethlisberger has been limited in practice this week but the prevailing wisdom is that he will play today against Baltimore. Luckily, the Steelers-Ravens game is an early kickoff so we should know the QB's status soon.
Injury Rex Ryan confident McCoy will play
Bills RB listed as Questionable
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 5 2016, 12:30 pm

Buffalo Bills
Rex Ryan says he's confident LeSean McCoy will play Monday night in Seattle. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: McCoy was able to practice this week on a limited basis and it sounds like he'll be a go for Monday night. The Seahawks don't provide a stellar matchup but McCoy should be in line for 20 touches making him a solid RB2.
Injury Tight End Hunter Henry ruled out
Knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 4 2016, 3:00 pm

San Diego Chargers
Credit rookie Hunter Henry for playing through a knee injury last Sunday in Denver. It is serious enough to sideline him now. The Chargers tight end missed his third straight practice Friday and will not play Sunday. (San Diego Union Tribune)

FFToday's Take: With Henry out and Tyrell Williams and Travis Benjamin nicked up, Antonio Gates could be used a bit more this week against the Titans. He'll be a sneaky DFS play with a better than average chance at a touchdown.
Injury Spencer Ware ruled out, West to start
Bishop Sankey expected to play
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 4 2016, 2:30 pm

Kansas City Chiefs
Running back Spencer Ware, the Kansas City Chiefs' leading rusher, has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars because of a concussion. The Chiefs will go with Charcandrick West as their main featured back against the Jaguars. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: West is locked in as the Chiefs main ball carrier this week. Newly signed Bishop Sankey will be the No.2 back as practice squad player Darrin Reaves suffered a groin injury this week. West has RB1 value against the Jags and should be a wildly popular play in DFS.
Injury Cobb will be a game-time decision
Hamstring injury
By: Mike Krueger | Nov 4 2016, 11:00 am

Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb looks like a bigger question mark than Ty Montgomery to play Sunday against the Colts. "Ty's looking good," coach Mike McCarthy said. But he added that Cobb will be a game-time decision. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Cobb has been limited in practice this week and making matters worse for fantasy owners, the Packers and Colts play late afternoon on Sunday. It sounds like Cobb is on the wrong side of the questionable tag so Cobb owners should have plan B in place. WR/RB Ty Montgomery is expected to play.
Injury Carlos Hyde dealing with sprained AC joint
RB still sore and unsure about Week 9 status
By: Doug Orth | Nov 3 2016, 8:15 pm

San Francisco
Carlos Hyde indicated he has sprained AC joint; he's still sore and doesn't know if he'll play Sunday. (Eric Branch on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Sprained AC joints tend to lead to multi-week absences, so it is likely San Francisco's Week 8 bye didn't give him enough time to heal. OC Curtis Modkins stated earlier in the week that he felt DuJuan Harris "earned more opportunities" after posting 57 total yards on 13 touches in Week 7, so he should be the target for desperate Hyde owners looking for a handcuff. Mike Davis and Shaun Draughn will also steal snaps if Hyde misses this week, making all three backs low-end options at best.