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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:21:50 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle) is expected to miss a few weeks due to an ankle injury.
FANTASY TIP: With just three games remaining in the regular season, he might be placed on the season-ending Injured Reserve list by the team.
Source: NFL.com - Ian Rapoport |
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:21:02 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Vikings sent the MRI results of RB Adrian Peterson (foot) to a specialist Monday, Dec. 9, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. It's possible that unless the specialist gives Peterson a clean bill of health, and can convince the team he will not do any further damage by playing, the team will shut him down for the final three games. Two of the games are on the synthetic home turf at Mall of America Field.
FANTASY TIP: If Peterson is limited or unable to play, Toby Gerhart figures to be the biggest beneficiary of more touches. He was solid in a relief role in Week 14. Add Gerhart as a low-end RB2 or flex fantasy play for Week 15 if Peterson is ruled out.
Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling |
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:58:07 -0800
The Washington Nationals think C Wilson Ramos is prepared to start 125 games or more in 2014, with Cs Jhonatan Solano and Sandy Leon backing him up. "I don't think he needs any more regular time off than any other front-line, full-time catcher," general manager Mike Rizzo said of Ramos. "He can play regularly. I don't know what the average everyday catcher caught … what, about a 125-128 games? I think he can take on that load. And if that's the case, we feel good about what we've got as our backups." Ramos hasn't caught more than 106 games in a single season in his career and has been limited to 101 games in the last two seasons combined.
Source: CSNWashington.com - Mark Zuckerman |
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:52:57 -0800
Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Monday, Dec. 9, that QB Matt McGloin will start the final three regular season games, with QB Terrelle Pryor seeing spot duty.
FANTASY TIP: No matter who is starting under center in Oakland, neither is worth using as anything more than a low-end QB2 in fantasy leagues which require two starting signal callers.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Vic Tafur |