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Dee Eskridge

Dee Eskridge

WR | SEA

Hauls in two passes

Eskridge caught two passes (three targets) for 10 yards in Monday's 17-15 loss to Washington. He also returned two kicks for 54 yards.

The rookie second-round pick suited up for his fourth time this season, recording 13 of 47 possible offensive snaps (28 percent). Eskridge is still getting his feet wet after missing seven games with a concussion, but he appears to be far behind Freddie Swain (66 percent snap share) in the pecking order. However, Eskridge may continue to contribute as a returner because DeeJay Dallas -- the team's typical kick returner -- is now the primary backup to Alex Collins due to a slew of injuries in Seattle's backfield.

Freddie Swain

Freddie Swain

WR | SEA

Snares touchdown in loss

Swain caught one pass (two targets) for 32 yards and a touchdown in Monday's 17-15 loss to Washington.

Swain failed to catch a pass in the previous three games, but he managed to haul in his third touchdown of the season in Week 12. The second-year receiver didn't cede much ground to rookie Dee Eskridge, as Swain logged a 66 percent snap share compared to Eskridge's 28 percent. Still, Swain shouldn't be considered a weekly fantasy option as long as DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett are healthy. Through 11 games, he has 17 receptions for 201 yards and three touchdowns.

Mike Glennon

Mike Glennon

QB | NYG

Spot start imminent

Glennon is slated to start for Daniel Jones (neck) on Sunday in Miami, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

In the process of guiding the Giants to a Week 12 win against the Eagles, Jones suffered what was eventually deemed to be a strained neck. He completed that contest but now is considered week-to-week as a result of the injury. With Jones in line for at least one absence, Glennon will step in for his second appearance of the season after taking over for a concussed Jones back in Week 5 at Dallas. While handling a 54 percent snap share, Glennon completed 16 of 25 passes for 196 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the Cowboys. Behind Glennon, Jake Fromm also is on the active roster after the Giants signed him off the Bills' practice squad.

Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

QB | NYG

Deemed week-to-week

Jones (neck) is considered week-to-week and unlikely to play Sunday at Miami, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Apparently, Jones strained his neck early on during the Giants' Week 12 win versus the Eagles. He proceeded to log all 58 offensive snaps on his way to 19-for-30 passing for 202 yards and one touchdown to go with nine rushes for 30 yards. The aforementioned injury now threatens his availability in the short term, with Mike Glennon in line to earn spot starts as long as Jones is sidelined.

De'Vondre Campbell

De'Vondre Campbell

LB | GB

Put on COVID-19 list

Campbell (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

Campbell is not in immediate danger of missing a game since the team is on their bye week in Week 13, but his status is worth monitoring in the coming days as he progresses through the COVID protocol. The linebacker has had a standout year in his first season with the Packers, collecting 99 tackles, a sack, two interceptions, while forcing two fumbles while recovering one in 12 games.

Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

QB | NYG

Dealing with neck strain

Jones strained his neck during the Giants' Week 12 win against the Eagles, and his status is up in the air for Sunday's game at Miami, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Aside from Week 4, when he sustained a concussion, Jones has played 100 percent of the offensive snaps in each of the Giants' other 10 games this season. He managed to complete 19 of 30 passes for 202 yards and one touchdown while taking nine carries for 30 yards this past Sunday, but with an injury in tow he's poised to have some practice limitations this week. Wednesday's injury report will inform how Jones kicks off Week 13 prep.

Albert Wilson

Albert Wilson

WR | MIA

Does little with six targets

Wilson secured five of six targets for 17 yards during Sunday's win over the Panthers.

Wilson essentially operated as a security blanket for Tua Tagovailoa in the passing game, while Jaylen Waddle dominated the high-value targets. Even with DeVante Parker (shoulder) and Will Fuller (finger) both still out of the lineup, Wilson only handled 46 percent of offensive snaps Week 12. Heading into a matchup against the Giants, Wilson can safely be left off the fantasy radar except in particularly deep formats.

Jerick McKinnon

Jerick McKinnon

RB | KC

Moved to IR

McKinnon (hamstring) was put on injured reserve Tuesday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.

The running back suffered the hamstring injury in Week 11 against the Cowboys, but will now miss at least three weeks before he can be activated. McKinnon's absence is unlikely to have much of an impact on the team's backfield touches which were already dominated by Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Darrel Williams.

Joey Slye

Joey Slye

K | WAS

Hits injured reserve

Washington placed Slye (hamstring) on injured reserve Tuesday, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.

Slye thus will miss at least three games as a result of the pulled hamstring he sustained during Monday's win against the Seahawks. With a multi-week absence in store for Slye, Washington signed Brian Johnson off the Bears' practice squad in a corresponding move.

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill

QB | NO

Decision on starter to come Wednesday

Coach Sean Payton said Tuesday that the Saints will wait and see how Hill's foot responds to Wednesday's practice before making an announcement on their Week 13 starting quarterback between Hill and Trevor Siemian, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Hill has been tending to a plantar fascia injury in recent weeks and hasn't seen any game action since Nov. 14 at Tennessee. Instead, he was available as an emergency option Weeks 11 and 12 but ceded every QB rep to Siemian in those contests. With the Saints in the midst of a four-game losing streak, Payton is preparing Hill to take over as the No. 1, and he responded with back-to-back full listings on New Orleans injury reports Monday and Tuesday. If Payton upholds Tuesday's statement, he'll officially make a decision on Hill as the team's starter at some point Wednesday.

Tre'Davious White

Tre'Davious White

DB | BUF

Placed on IR

White (knee) was placed on in injured reserve Tuesday, officially ending his season.

The cornerback suffered a torn ACL in Week 12 against the Saints, bringing an immediate end to his 2021 campaign. He will now focus on rehabbing the injury while trying to be ready for next season. White finishes the year with 41 tackles, six pass deflections, a forced fumble and an interception.

Mark Ingram II

Mark Ingram II

RB | NO

To carry load if Kamara sidelined

Ingram (knee), who practiced fully again Tuesday, is prepared to handle all the work out of the Saints backfield Thursday against the Cowboys, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

After sitting out a Thanksgiving Day loss to the Bills due to swelling in his knee, Ingram is ready for game action this week, but the same can't be said for Alvin Kamara. On the heels of missing three games in a row with an MCL sprain, Kamara logged back-to-back limited listings on Saints injury reports Monday and Tuesday, but it's unclear yet whether he's trending toward a return. If he's unable to go Thursday, Kamara will cede RB reps to Ingram, who has racked up 62 touches for 337 yards and one rushing TD in four appearances since he rejoined the Saints via trade in late October.

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara

RB | NO

Another limited showing

Kamara (knee) was limited at Tuesday's practice.

Kamara earned the same listing on Monday's injury report, but on a positive note he at least has maintained his activity level on back-to-back days after missing the past three games due to a sprained MCL. Meanwhile, Mark Ingram (knee) again practiced in full Tuesday, putting himself in a better spot to be the Saints' lead runner Thursday against the Cowboys. If Kamara doesn't do enough to be cleared for his first game action since Nov. 7, Ingram will be just that Week 13.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper

WR | DAL

Still on reserve/COVID-19 list

Cooper (illness) didn't take part in Tuesday's practice and remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Both owner/GM Jerry Jones and coach Mike McCarthy commented on Cooper earlier Tuesday, and while Jones' tone was optimistic about the wide receiver practicing, McCarthy's remarks were more stated. McCarthy ended up being closer to the truth after telling Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News "to be determined" about Cooper's potential activity level. Cooper now has just one more chance to join his teammates on the field Wednesday before the Cowboys jet off to New Orleans for Thursday's game against the Saints. If Dallas doesn't activate him from the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team may have just CeeDee Lamb (concussion) and Michael Gallup at the top of the WR depth chart with Cedrick Wilson (ankle) unable to practice so far this week.

Cedrick Wilson

Cedrick Wilson

WR | DAL

No activity yet this week

Wilson (ankle) was a non-participant at Tuesday's practice, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

In the Cowboys' last two games, Wilson has earned more snaps than a typical week, logging 63 percent Week 11 at Kansas City and 74 percent Week 12 against the Raiders. The increased work was courtesy of Amari Cooper (illness) sitting out both of them due to being on the reserve/COVID-19 list and CeeDee Lamb missing Thanksgiving's contest with a concussion. However, Wilson suffered an ankle injury last last Thursday and has yet to practice this week. With Lamb clear of the protocol for head injuries and practicing in full Monday and Tuesday, Wilson would be the No. 3 wide receiver, at best, Thursday in New Orleans, but his lack of activity is making him highly questionable to even suit up.

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara

RB | NO

Practicing again Tuesday

Kamara (knee) is taking part in practice again Tuesday, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

Kamara has participated three days straight, placing him on a path toward rejoining the action Thursday after sitting out the past three games. We should get a better feel for his status when the team releases its official injury report for the big Thursday night showdown with the Cowboys.

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

QB | GB

Toe surgery still on table

Rodgers relayed on Tuesday's episode of The Pat McAfee Show that a procedure on his pinky toe remains a possibility. "We're hoping to avoid surgery obviously, but it'd be so minor that I wouldn't miss any time," Rodgers said. "I could have the surgery on Monday or Tuesday and play on Sunday."

The Packers have hit their bye week, and Rodgers himself enters it with a broken toe that he's played on for three straight contests. The team will evaluate his health either later this week or early next week with the hope that rest and treatment will get his toe back to 100 percent. At that point, a decision will be made on whether surgery is the correct course of action. Whatever Rodgers and the Packers decide to do, there seems to be no worry about the quarterback suiting up for their next game Sunday, Dec. 12 against the Bears.

C.J. Uzomah

C.J. Uzomah

TE | CIN

Another modest game

Uzomah had three catches for nine yards on three targets in Sunday's win over the Steelers.

Volume has been a problem for all of the Bengals' pass-catchers the last two weeks, with the Bengals placing such a heavy emphasis on the running game. That issue is even more acute for Uzomah, who doesn't get much of a target share to begin with. He's like many tight ends in that he's touchdown-dependent for his value - Uzomah has exceeded 35 receiving yards only twice all season.

Pat Freiermuth

Pat Freiermuth

TE | PIT

Going through concussion protocol

Freiermuth is in the concussion protocol, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Freiermuth was examined for a head injury in the aftermath of Sunday's 41-10 loss at Cincinnati after hauling in all four of his targets for 40 yards and one touchdown. He'll need to clear league protocols in order to be available for game action, but getting back on the practice field quickly would be an indication that Freiermuth is making progress. With Eric Ebron (knee) on injured reserve, Zach Gentry and Kevin Rader currently are the healthiest tight ends on the Steelers' active roster.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper

WR | DAL

TBD for practice Tuesday

Coach Mike McCarthy noted it's "to be determined" whether Cooper takes part in practice Tuesday, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports. "My gut would be if he doesn't practice tomorrow, I don't see him going to the game," McCarthy said.

This refutes owner/GM Jerry Jones' earlier assertion that Cooper would get on the practice field Tuesday and was in line to play Thursday at New Orleans, as reported by Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. According to McCarthy, while Cooper was back at team facilities as of Monday, he's "still not feeling the best" and has a cough as he makes his way through the COVID-19 protocols. Cooper has missed two games due to a positive test for the virus and may be in danger of sitting out another. His status for Thursday should become clearer in the next day or so.

Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

RB | DAL

More touches could be on deck

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that he expects Elliott to handle a "serious load" of opportunities during Thursday's game against the Saints, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Elliott has been managing knee stiffness since Week 4, but he was a full participant at practice Monday. Jones' optimism should be taken with a grain of salt, however -- Dallas has recently opted to limit Elliott's workload, resulting in back-to-back games in which the star running back failed to tally double-digit carries. Even if he does see more work Thursday night, it will come against New Orleans' stout defensive front. Through the first seven contests of the season, Elliott averaged an outstanding 19.7 touches per game.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper

WR | DAL

Will practice Tuesday

Cooper (COVID-19) will practice Tuesday and is expected to suit up for Thursday's game against the Saints, Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Cooper is coming off back-to-back absences after testing positive for COVID-19 in mid-November, but he returned to team facilities Monday and is on track to retake the field for Thursday Night Football. The Cowboys still have yet to officially activate Cooper from the reserve/COVID-19 list, but in any case, it looks like fantasy managers can expect to have the standout wideout available for Week 13. Meanwhile, CeeDee Lamb cleared the concussion protocol Monday, setting Dak Prescott up to have both his top receiving options available again.

Joey Slye

Joey Slye

K | WAS

Will miss time

Coach Ron Rivera said Tuesday that Slye (hamstring) will miss "a few weeks," JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Slye suffered a hamstring injury during Monday's 17-15 win over Seattle, and he was subsequently limited to extra-point tries but unable to attempt field goals. Depending on the severity of his injury, Slye could be a candidate for a stint on IR, but no matter the case Washington will now need to pursue other options at placekicker. The Football Team does not currently have a kicker on the practice squad.

Foster Moreau

Foster Moreau

TE | LV

Held to one catch in Dallas

Moreau caught one of five targets for three yards in the Raiders' 36-33 overtime victory over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day.

Moreau played a season-high 77 offensive snaps against Dallas as No. 1 tight end Darren Waller exited the contest with a knee injury. The latter is now considered week-to-week, so Moreau could be in line for a significant role against Washington in Week 13. When Waller missed the Raiders' Week 7 tilt versus the Eagles, Moreau was able to capitalize with six catches on as many targets for 60 yards and a touchdown.

Bryan Edwards

Bryan Edwards

WR | LV

Targeted once against Dallas

Edwards caught his only target for 12 yards in the Raiders' 36-33 overtime victory over Dallas on Thanksgiving Day.

Edwards, who was blanked by the Bengals in Week 11, remained unproductive Thursday while fellow receivers Hunter Renfrow, Zay Jones and DeSean Jackson combined for 16 catches on 20 targets for 295 yards and a score. Edwards' offensive snap share once again landed above the 70-percent mark, but he's essentially posted three duds in four games since the Raiders' Week 8 bye. Tight end Darren Waller (knee) is considered week-to-week, however, which could force quarterback Derek Carr to look in Edwards' direction more often against Washington in Week 13.

Zay Jones

Zay Jones

WR | LV

Seven targets in overtime win

Jones caught five of seven targets for 59 yards in the Raiders' 36-33 overtime victory over Dallas on Thanksgiving Day.

Jones hadn't caught more than one pass in a single contest since Week 1, but his five receptions against the Cowboys were a personal best in his time with the Raiders. Despite the recent addition of fellow wide receiver DeSean Jackson, Jones continues to see a significant offensive snap share alongside Bryan Edwards and Hunter Renfrow. Meanwhile, tight end Darren Waller (knee) is considered week-to-week, potentially opening up additional target opportunities for the aforementioned receiving corps versus Washington in Week 13.

Kenyan Drake

Kenyan Drake

RB | LV

Nine touches against Cowboys

Drake took seven carries for 25 yards and caught two passes on as many targets for five yards in the Raiders' Week 12 overtime win at Dallas.

Drake has two or less receptions in each of his last three contests, but he still earned nine total touches on just 15 offensive snaps in the Thanksgiving Day victory. However, starter Josh Jacobs figures to remain the workhorse out of the backfield against Washington in Week 13.

Dallas Goedert

Dallas Goedert

TE | PHI

Does nothing with three targets

Goedert caught one of his three targets for no yards in Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Giants.

It seems the Giants' game plan in defending the passing game was centered around shutting down the Eagles' top two pass catchers in Goedert and DeVonta Smith while forcing someone else to make plays. The strategy worked to perfection, shutting the tight end down completely and limiting Smith to just 22 yards on two catches. The 26-year-old should be a good bet to bounce back against the Jets in Week 13.

Plays 14 snaps in loss

Arcega-Whiteside played 14 snaps in Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Giants, catching his lone target for 13 yards.

Arcega-Whiteside was a distant fourth on the receiver depth chart in the game, although his snap count on offense has trended into double-digits in two straight weeks. With Jalen Reagor dropping key passes in the defeat and his star seemingly fading fast, the 2019 second-round pick may start to see more chances sooner rather than later.

Quez Watkins

WR | PHI

Five targets in defeat

Watkins caught two of his five targets for 23 yards and rushed once for three yards in Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Giants.

A week after putting up a goose egg on a season-low target count of one, Watkins was back up to a more standard workload Sunday. Unfortunately, it also translated to a fairly customary level of production, as the 23-year-old hasn't registered more than 33 yards in any of his past five games. He still played eight more snaps than Jalen Reagor's 45, however.

Kenneth Gainwell

Kenneth Gainwell

RB | PHI

Sees just 11 snaps in loss

Gainwell caught three of his four targets for 32 yards in Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Giants.

Gainwell didn't get his name in the box score until the second half, nor did his usage increase much after Miles Sanders left with an ankle injury. The rookie never saw a carry in the game, and he played only 11 snaps as most of the work fell to Boston Scott with Sanders out. Nevertheless, if both Sanders and Jordan Howard (knee) end up being unable to go in Week 13, Gainwell would likely see more work behind Scott.

J.D. McKissic

J.D. McKissic

RB | WAS

Diagnosed with neck injury

McKissic suffered a neck injury in Monday's 17-15 win over the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

McKissic hit his head on a defender in the fourth quarter and remained down on the field for several minutes after the collision. He was ultimately carted off the field, though the team doesn't yet know the severity of the injury. Optimistically, teammates said that McKissic was walking around the locker room after the game. More clarification on his status should come as the week progresses.

Scotty Miller

Scotty Miller

WR | TB

Four offensive snaps in return

Miller (toe) failed to bring in his only target during Sunday's 38-31 win over the Colts, a game that marked his return from injured reserve.

The speedster was eased back into action with four snaps from scrimmage and another four from special teams. Miller should be primed to see an uptick in playing time in coming games, although once Antonio Brown (ankle) returns to action, the Bowling Green product will likely have an unpredictable week-to-week target share.

O.J. Howard

O.J. Howard

TE | TB

No stats in Week 12 win

Howard did not record a target during his nine snaps from scrimmage in Sunday's 38-31 win over the Colts.

The fifth-year tight end logged 13 fewer snaps than Cameron Brate and 46 less than Rob Gronkowski, leaving no doubt as to his spot in the positional pecking order. Howard now has all of one target over the last three contests, and Sunday's snap count was his lowest since Week 1, when he began to be worked back into action from his October 2020 Achilles tear.

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

TE | WAS

Has touchdown overturned

Thomas caught three of six targets for 31 yards in Monday night's 17-15 win over the Seahawks.

Thomas made his return after missing six games due to a right hamstring injury. In his first action since Week 3, Thomas trailed only top wideout Terry McLaurin in targets. Thomas also narrowly missed out on a touchdown, having a three-yard score overturned late in the fourth quarter. The tight end will aim to build on Monday's performance in Week 13 versus the Raiders.

Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson

WR | TB

Another one-catch tally

Johnson secured his only target for nine yards in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

Johnson logged a robust 48 snaps despite Scotty Miller's return from injured reserve, but he once again came up nearly empty while filling the No. 3 receiver role in place of Antonio Brown (ankle). The second-year wideout appears destined to take a hit to his playing time as soon as the Week 13 road battle against the Falcons, either because of Miller eating into some of his snaps and/or Brown returning to action.

DeeJay Dallas

DeeJay Dallas

RB | SEA

Makes five grabs

Dallas rushed three times for four yards and caught all five of his targets for 27 yards in Monday night's 17-15 loss to Washington.

Dallas saw starting tailback Alex Collins lose a fumble in the first half, which along with Seattle trailing later worked in his favor. Although Dallas wasn't particularly productive from a yardage standpoint, he still tied for the team lead in receptions, catching everything thrown his way. Given the Seahawks' banged-up backfield, Collins' underwhelming play and Dallas' presence as a pass-catcher within a struggling offense, his stock is trending in the right direction ahead of Week 13's divisional game versus the 49ers.

Gerald Everett

Gerald Everett

TE | SEA

Scores in defeat

Everett caught five of nine targets for 37 yards and a touchdown in Monday night's 17-15 loss to Washington.

Everett opened the scoring for Seattle with a six-yard touchdown to end the first quarter, marking his first end-zone trip since Week 1. The tight end then proceeded to lead his team in targets while tying for the most receptions, making for a busy evening. Despite the Seahawks' recent offensive struggles, Everett has now hauled in at least three passes in three straight games, giving him modest individual momentum ahead of Week 13's matchup versus the 49ers.

Taylor Heinicke

Taylor Heinicke

QB | WAS

Accurate in win

Heinicke completed 27 of 35 passes for 223 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Monday night's 17-15 win over the Seahawks.

Heinicke helped Washington move the ball and dominate possession by playing his usual crafty brand of quarterback. The signal-caller found tailback J.D. McKissic for a 10-yard touchdown prior to halftime, then hit Terry McLaurin for a 20-yard gain on a scoring drive to begin the third quarter. Although he had another touchdown overturned late in the fourth, Heinicke still did enough to lead his team to a third straight victory, putting him in good standing ahead of Week 13's trip to play the Raiders.

Cameron Brate

Cameron Brate

TE | TB

Makes trio of catches in win

Brate secured three of four targets for 23 yards in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

The tight ends were a focal point of the air attack against a Colts defense adept at limiting wideout production, and although Brate's totals were a far cry from those of Rob Gronkowski's, he still turned in a serviceable line for those holding him in very deep PPR formats. Brate now has multiple grabs in three of the past four contests, although Sunday's tally represented his best figure during that period.

Alex Collins

Alex Collins

RB | SEA

Fumbles in loss

Collins rushed seven times for 14 yards and caught his only target for 13 yards but lost a fumble in Monday night's 17-15 loss to Washington.

Collins was stuffed in the running game and stripped on his lone reception of the night, making for a disappointing performance. Although backup DeeJay Dallas wasn't very productive either, he at least caught all five of his targets, helping him accumulate 31 yards from scrimmage. Seattle's banged-up backfield could offer Collins the chance to rebound in Week 13 versus the 49ers, but his mediocre play of late as well as Dallas' pass-catching utility are reasons to temper optimism over Collins' stock.

Ronald Jones II

Ronald Jones II

RB | TB

Another touchdown in win

Jones rushed seven times for 37 yards and a touchdown in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

Jones was able to cash in on his second touchdown in as many games when he went in from one yard out late in the third quarter. The fourth-year back is clearly stuck behind Leonard Fournette in the backfield pecking order, but he seems to be embracing his complementary role without complaint and has at least registered on the fantasy radar with his pair of recent scores.

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

QB | SEA

Comeback falls short

Wilson completed 20 of 31 passes for 247 yards and two touchdowns in Monday night's 17-15 loss to Washington. He also rushed twice for 16 yards.

Wilson and Seattle's offense once again struggled to move the ball and produce points. In fact, he led the team in rushing and 94 of his passing yards came on two plays to Tyler Lockett. Besides that, his two leaders in receptions, Gerald Everett and DeeJay Dallas, totaled 64 yards on their 10 combined grabs. Meanwhile, star wideout DK Metcalf's lone, 13-yard catch didn't come until there was just over a minute left. Although Wilson salvaged some value with a touchdown to Everett early and Freddie Swain late, his two-point conversion attempt with 15 seconds remaining was intercepted, capping a frustrating showing from the signal-caller.

Tyler Lockett

Tyler Lockett

WR | SEA

Big plays Monday

Lockett caught three of five targets for 96 yards in Monday night's 17-15 loss to Washington.

Lockett was explosive in the first half, hauling in a 55-yard pass prior to a 39-yard gain in the second quarter. Those big plays helped him comfortably lead the Seahawks in receiving, with teammate DK Metcalf managing merely one catch for 13 yards. Although Seattle's offense has struggled lately, Lockett has still been productive, now topping 95 yards in three of his last four contests.

Terry McLaurin

Terry McLaurin

WR | WAS

Leads team in receiving

McLaurin caught four of seven targets for 51 yards in Monday night's 17-15 win over the Seahawks.

McLaurin led Washington in receiving yards but trailed Antonio Gibson in catches, with the tailback hauling in all seven of his looks. However, with a gain of 20 yards on his team's first offensive play of the second half, McLaurin still accounted for Washington's longest play of the night and helped set up a touchdown on that drive. He'll strive to keep the big plays coming in Week 13 versus the Raiders.

J.D. McKissic

J.D. McKissic

RB | WAS

Carted off against Seattle

McKissic was carted off the field after suffering an apparent head injury in Monday's game against Seattle, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

McKissic appeared to hit his head off a defender in the fourth quarter of the game, and he remained down on the field for several minutes after the collision. Prior to his exit, he recorded seven carries for 30 yards and a touchdown and also added five receptions for 26 yards and an additional score. After the game, coach Ron Rivera stated that he did not have an update on McKissic's status, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports. Given that, it's unclear whether McKissic may be ready to suit up for a Week 13 matchup against the Raiders.

DK Metcalf

DK Metcalf

WR | SEA

Non-factor in defeat

Metcalf caught one of four targets for 13 yards in Monday night's 17-15 loss to Washington.

Metcalf was hardly involved in another underwhelming offensive performance from the Seahawks. In fact, his lone catch didn't come until there was just over a minute remaining in the game. With now three straight outings with under 35 receiving yards and no touchdowns, Metcalf carries a slump into Week 13's matchup versus the 49ers.

Antonio Gibson

Antonio Gibson

RB | WAS

Big workload in win

Gibson rushed 29 times for 111 yards and caught all seven of his targets for 35 yards in Monday night's 17-15 win over the Seahawks.

Gibson saw backup J.D. McKissic score both of Washington's touchdowns, but he was the workhorse who strengthened over the course of the game. Along with leading his team in receptions, Gibson garnered a career high in carries, helping Washington dominate possession. With a season best in scrimmage yards to boot, it was a strong showing from the tailback, who will now turn his attention toward Week 13's matchup versus the Raiders.

Tyler Boyd

Tyler Boyd

WR | CIN

Quiet game

Boyd had two catches for 13 yards in the Bengals' romp over the Steelers, though he had another catch wiped out by a penalty.

Boyd's problem was that the Bengals were running the ball so effectively, and the game was such a blowout, that they didn't need to throw very often and not at all in the fourth quarter. This week's game against the Chargers should be a closer contest.

Samaje Perine

Samaje Perine

RB | CIN

Tiny workload

Perine had just three carries and one catch on 10 snaps despite the Bengals benching their offensive starters for most of the fourth quarter in their blowout win over the Steelers.

Teammate Joe Mixon is a full-on bell-cow back right now, so Perine's opportunities to produce are extremely limited.

Trevon Wesco

Trevon Wesco

TE | NYJ

Out 2-to-4 weeks

Coach Robert Saleh announced on Monday that Wesco (ankle) is expected to miss 2-to-4 weeks.

Wesco has caught passes in just one of his 10 games played this season. Kenny Yeboah could step up as the Jets' No. 2 tight end behind Ryan Griffin if Tyler Kroft is unable to return from injured reserve before Sunday's matchup against the Eagles.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

In line to miss two games

Cook (shoulder) is expected to sit out the Vikings' next two games with the aim to return Monday, Dec. 20 at Chicago, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

This isn't official by any means, especially considering coach Mike Zimmer termed Cook "day-to-day" earlier Monday, per Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site. But Cook is reportedly dealing with a torn labrum in relation to the dislocated left shoulder he sustained during Sunday's loss at San Francisco. Overall, the injury isn't seen as season ending, but he appears to be trending toward absences in Week 13 at Detroit and Week 14 against the Steelers. As long as Cook is sidelined, Alexander Mattison will lead the Vikings backfield, with Kene Nwangwu on hand for complementary work.

Fred Warner

Fred Warner

LB | SF

Likely unavailable Sunday

Warner (hamstring) will likely be unavailable for Sunday's matchup against the Seahawks, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Coach Kyle Shanahan listed Warner as out in his Monday health update, though he has yet to be officially ruled out by the team. The star linebacker's absence would leave a large hole to fill in the middle of the 49ers defense, which could also be without fellow LB Dre Greenlaw (core), who Shanahan listed as day-to-day.

Picks up quad injury

Henderson emerged from Sunday's loss in Green Bay with a quadriceps injury, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

Coach Sean McVay relayed Monday that Henderson could be "limited" in practice this week due to the health concern, but it shouldn't be a long-term issue. While Henderson was seen donning a wrap on his quad Sunday, he paced the Rams backfield with 20 touches for 73 yards from scrimmage and one TD on an 81 percent share of the offensive snaps. Elsewhere at running back, Sony Michel handled the other 19 percent but logged just four touches for 25 total yards.

Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco

QB | NYJ

Activated from COVID-19 list

Flacco was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday and will be eligible for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Ethan Greenberg of the Jets' official site reports.

Flacco missed last week's game at Houston because the Jets delayed his activation, probably due to the lack of practice reps during the week. He should operate as the backup behind Zach Wilson (knee), a move that would send Josh Johnson to either a third-string role or back to the practice squad.

Has hip pointer

Beckham has been diagnosed with a hip pointer in the aftermath of Sunday's loss at Green Bay, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

While coach Sean McVay doesn't expect Beckham to be "limited" as a result of the injury, the wide receiver has a deep bruise that is causing discomfort and stiffness, per Josina Anderson of USA Today. Beckham seemed to hurt himself during a 54-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter Sunday, but he was targeted three times thereafter. His status thus bears watching as the week goes on to see if he does draw limited listings on injury reports, which the Rams will post Wednesday through Friday in advance of a Week 13 matchup with the Jaguars.

Trey Sermon

RB | SF

Sprained ankle to result in absence

Sermon has been diagnosed with an ankle sprain, and coach Kyle Shanahan said that the rookie third-round pick could land on injured reserve, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.

Sermon left Sunday's eventual win over the Vikings due to a right ankle injury and was unable to return. Prior to his departure, he managed to play four snaps on special teams but none on offense as Elijah Mitchell (finger) was back in the fold following a one-game absence. Behind Mitchell, expect Jeff Wilson to handle the bulk of the backfield work that lingers while Sermon is sidelined.

Adam Humphries

Adam Humphries

WR | WAS

Playing Monday

Humphries (hip) is listed as active Monday versus the Seahawks.

Despite having practice limitations during Week 12 prep, Humphries will be available to Washington's offense Monday, as he has all season. He'll be welcomed in the receiving corps by both Curtis Samuel (groin) and Logan Thomas (hamstring), but all members of the group take a backseat to No. 1 wideout Terry McLaurin.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

RB | CIN

Dealing with ankle problem

Evans is dealing with an ankle injury and should be considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Evans won't have much of a role with Joe Mixon being fully healthy, and the best example of this is the fact that he has racked up just nine carries all season long -- tallying 41 yards. This ankle issue hurts his upside even more, though, and if he can't recover in time for Sunday's matchup, then Samaje Perine might see a bit more work as Mixon's lone backup.

Sitting out Monday

Seals-Jones (hip) is inactive for Monday's game against the Seahawks.

Since leaving a Week 10 matchup with the Buccaneers, Seals-Jones has been unable to practice due to a hip injury. He'll miss his second game as a result, but Washington is welcoming back Logan Thomas (hamstring) for the first time since Week 4. Thomas, rookie fourth-rounder John Bates and Sammis Reyes will man tight end for as long as Seals-Jones is sidelined.

Deebo Samuel

Deebo Samuel

WR | SF

Likely out 1-to-2 weeks

Samuel (groin) is expected to be sidelined 1-to-2 weeks, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Coach Kyle Shanahan relayed the news Monday after Samuel left the tail end of Sunday's win against the Vikings with a groin injury. While it isn't a severe issue, Samuel likely will be out through a Week 14 visit to Cincinnati. While their No. 1 wide receiver is in recovery mode, the 49ers will turn to Brandon Aiyuk, Jauan Jennings, Trent Sherfield and Travis Benjamin at the position in the short term.

Curtis Samuel

Curtis Samuel

WR | WAS

Suiting up Monday

Samuel (groin) is listed as active Monday against the Seahawks.

After practicing in a limited capacity all week, Samuel will be making his first appearance since a Week 5 matchup with the Saints. Per Sam Fortier of The Washington Post, Samuel likely will be on a snap count to ensure he has not setbacks with his nagging groin injury. In two games this season, Samuel has logged 26 offensive snaps and hauled in four of five targets for 19 yards.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

Day-to-day, per Zimmer

Coach Mike Zimmer indicated Monday that Cook is viewed as "day-to-day" with a shoulder injury, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports. "We'll just see how Dalvin is doing," Zimmer noted of the running back's Week 13 status. "It will be day-to-day and see where it goes."

While Zimmer declined to reveal the exact nature of Cook's shoulder issue, he did refute a report that the running back suffered a torn labrum Sunday, per Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. That said, Cook's status for this weekend's game against the Lions remains cloudy and if he's unable to play, Alexander Mattison would be in line to fill in as the Vikings' top back for any length of time Cook is sidelined.

Chris Streveler

Chris Streveler

QB | BAL

Heading to Baltimore

Streveler was signed to the Ravens' practice squad Monday.

Streveler was let go from Arizona's practice squad last week, and he's now latched on with Baltimore. He's appeared in two games this season and completed six of nine passes for 36 yards with three carries for six yards.

J.J. Taylor

J.J. Taylor

RB | NE

Lands on COVID list

Taylor has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports.

Taylor has been a healthy scratch for four of the Patriots' last five games, including Sunday's win over the Titans. It remains to be seen if he'll be cleared to play for next Monday's game against the Bills, but unless one of the team's other backs is unavailable, Taylor figures to remain the odd man out in Week 13 even if he is activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Kenji Bahar

QB | BAL

Let go by Baltimore

Bahar was released from the Ravens' practice squad Monday.

Bahar joined Baltimore's practice squad last week but has been let go after spending less than a week with the team. He was also with the Ravens in training camp after signing as a UDFA in the spring.

Mike White

Mike White

QB | NYJ

Likely out Week 13

White (llness) isn't expected to clear the COVID-19 protocols this week, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

White was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list last week after testing positive for the virus, and it's unlikely he return to the active roster this week. Joe Flacco was also sidelined for Week 12 as a close contact, but he cleared the health and safety protocols before being activated Monday.

T.J. Watt

T.J. Watt

LB | PIT

Tests positive for virus

Watt's placement on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday was the result of a positive test for the virus, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

The Steelers haven't immediately ruled Watt out for Sunday's game against the Ravens, which suggests he's vaccinated and won't be subject to an automatic 10-day quarantine. Even so, Watt still likely faces an uphill battle to gain clearance for the Week 13 contest, as he'll need to be asymptomatic and test negative on two occasions at least 24 hours apart before he's eligible for activation. At the very least, Watt is in line to miss practice time this week, so the Steelers will have Derrek Tuszka and Taco Charlton pick up extra reps at outside linebacker over the next few days in anticipation of the three-time Pro Bowler not being available against Baltimore.

CeeDee Lamb

CeeDee Lamb

WR | DAL

Practices fully, clears protocol

Lamb was a full participant in Monday's practice and is in line to play Thursday against the Saints after clearing the NFL's five-step concussion protocol, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports. "Going through the protocol, it was tough," Lamb said. "I feel a lot better."

After he was diagnosed with the concussion following his early exit from the Cowboys' Week 11 loss to the Chiefs, Lamb made a strong push to clear the five-step protocol for head injuries ahead of the team's Thanksgiving Day game four days later, but he ultimately didn't receive the green light from an independent neurologist ahead of Dallas' 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders. Lamb confirmed that he was able to pass all neurological testing at some point shortly after the game against Las Vegas, putting him on track to handle his normal starting role Thursday. Meanwhile, fellow starting wideout Amari Cooper didn't practice Monday while he was subject to cardiac testing after completing a 10-day quarantine following a positive COVID-19 test, but he should be ready to play this week if he's able to get back on the practice field at some point over the next two days. At this stage, No. 4 wideout Cedrick Wilson -- who injured his ankle Thanksgiving Day and didn't practice Monday -- looks to be the Dallas receiver most at risk of sitting out Week 13.

Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde

RB | JAX

Does little with six carries

Hyde had six carries for 16 yards and failed to catch his lone target during Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Falcons.

Hyde played only six fewer offensive snaps than starter James Robinson, but Hyde still only had six touches compared to Robinson's 20. It's the first time since his start in Week 9 that Hyde has receive more than three touches as he remains an afterthought in the offensive gameplan.

Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

RB | DAL

In clear for Week 13

Elliott (knee) was a full participant in Monday's practice, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Elliott's ability to take every rep in the Cowboys' first official Week 13 practice clears the way for him to start Thursday's game against the Saints, but that doesn't mean the 26-year-old will be in store for his normal role. According to Nick Eatman of the Cowboys' official site, Elliott acknowledged that the knee injury has been bothering him since an Oct. 3 game against the Panthers. While he has no plans to sit out games to fully heal up from the injury, Elliott acknowledged that his workload could become managed more carefully in the contests to come. The Cowboys already have been doing that to some degree over the past four games, as he hasn't played more than 70 percent of the snaps in any of those contests while averaging 15 touches per game. In his preceding seven appearances, Elliott topped 70 percent of the snaps on five occasions and averaged 19.7 touches per game.

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill

QB | NO

Practices fully, ready to start

Hill (foot) was a full participant in Monday's practice.

Though head coach Sean Payton has yet to officially disclose the Saints' plans at quarterback for Thursday's game against the Cowboys, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported earlier Monday that Hill is expected to replace Trevor Siemian atop the depth chart and pick up his first start of the season this week. The starting assignment is likely contingent on Hill demonstrating that his lingering plantar fascia injury isn't a concern, and he appears to have done just that by taking every rep with the first-team offense Monday. So long as Hill avoids any further setbacks over the next two days of practice, expect Payton to officially name him the starter leading up to Thursday's contest. Over his four-game starting run in place of Drew Brees in 2020, Hill proved to be a fantasy-friendly option. He averaged 208.5 passing yards and 52.3 rushing yards while accounting for eight touchdowns (four passing, four rushing) during that stretch.

Mark Ingram II

Mark Ingram II

RB | NO

Practices fully Monday

Ingram (knee) was a full participant in Monday's practice.

After developing swelling in his knee following the Saints' 40-29 loss to the Eagles in Week 11, Ingram was unable to gain clearance on a short week for a Thanksgiving Day game against the Bills. Though he was being treated as a game-time call leading up to the Saints' eventual 31-6 loss, Ingram was ultimately inactive for the contest along with top running back Alvin Kamara (knee), which allowed Tony Jones (16 carries for 27 yards) to lead an unproductive ground attack. Now that he's practicing fully to begin Week 13 prep, Ingram is in the clear to play Thursday against the Cowboys, but what his role looks like will be contingent on the status of Kamara, who has missed the past three contests. Kamara took a step forward by practicing on a limited basis Monday, but he may need to maintain or increase that level of activity by Wednesday to put himself on a path to reclaim lead duties out of the New Orleans backfield this week.

Tavon Austin

Tavon Austin

WR | JAX

Scores first TD since 2019

Austin caught both his targets for 21 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Falcons.

Austin reached the end zone for the first time since 2019 on a seven-yard reception during the third quarter, which was Jacksonville's only touchdown of the contest. The 31-year-old is entrenched as the team's No. 4 wideout and played only 13 of 73 offensive snaps Sunday, so he doesn't have much fantasy appeal in his current role.

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara

RB | NO

Limited in Monday's practice

Kamara (knee) was a limited participant in Monday's practice.

Mike Triplett of ESPN.com previously reported that Kamara was back on the field for the Saints' unofficial practice session Sunday, but Monday marked the first time he appeared on New Orleans' practice report as a limited or full participant since Nov. 17. He missed one game prior to that date and two afterward due to an MCL sprain, but he could have a realistic shot at putting an end to his three-game absence Thursday against the Cowboys. In order to suit up this week, Kamara may need to maintain at least limited participation in practice sessions Tuesday and Wednesday, and even if he does, there's a chance he ends up ceding more work than normal to Mark Ingram (knee), who practiced fully Monday after joining Kamara on the inactive list for the team's Thanksgiving Day loss to the Bills. Along with the presence of Ingram, Kamara's Week 13 fantasy outlook is further affected by a change at quarterback. Trevor Siemian is expected to move into the backup role to clear the way for the more mobile Taysom Hill, who will be a threat to poach goal-line carries from both Kamara and Ingram.

Laquon Treadwell

Laquon Treadwell

WR | JAX

Leads team in receiving yards

Treadwell caught four of eight targets for 53 yards during Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Falcons. He also secured a two-point conversion.

Treadwell led Jacksonville in receiving yards and finished first on the team in targets during his first full game as Jacksonville's No. 3 wideout. He was also second among Jaguar wideouts with 63 offensive snaps, trailing only Marvin Jones (71). Treadwell appears to have established his role with Jamal Agnew (hip) and DJ Chark (ankle) out for the season, but his fantasy outlook remains limited in a low-scoring offense.

Catches three passes in return

O'Shaughnessy caught three of five targets for 29 yards during Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Falcons.

The 29-year-old played played 59 of 73 offensive snaps in his first game since Week 2, which was in part due to starter Dan Arnold exiting early with a knee injury. Arnold is set to miss at least the next month with a sprained MCL, so O'Shaughnessy now finds himself atop Jacksonville's depth chart at tight end. He has nine receptions for 77 yards in his two full-game appearances this season, so he clearly has a decent rapport with rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence and could have limited fantasy appeal.

Darren Waller

Darren Waller

TE | LV

Deemed week-to-week

Raiders interim head coach Rich Bisaccia said Monday that Waller (knee) is considered "week-to-week," Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com. "I know Waller improved the first day [after suffering the knee injury Thanksgiving Day] and now we'll see how the rest of the week goes," Bisaccia said.

Bisaccia isn't closing the door on Waller suiting up this weekend against Washington, but the fact that the tight end is being labeled as week-to-week suggests he's likely trending toward his second absence of the season. Waller was diagnosed with a strained knee after exiting in the first half of the Raiders' 36-33 overtime win over the Cowboys last Thursday, playing just 22 percent of the offensive snaps while hauling in two of five targets for 33 yards. Foster Moreau would be in line to start at tight end and take on a heavy snap share Week 13 in the likely event Waller is inactive for the contest.

Zach Wilson

Zach Wilson

QB | NYJ

Should be fine for Week 13

Jets head coach Robert Saleh said Wilson is expected to be a full participant in practice this week after he appeared to tweak his right knee in Sunday's 21-14 win over the Texans, Andy Vasquez of The Bergen Record reports.

After missing the Jets' previous four games while recovering from a PCL sprain of his right knee, Wilson was cleared to reclaim the starting job Sunday after turning in a week of full practices beforehand. The time off didn't seem to help Wilson much from a performance standpoint, as he struggled to move the ball against a struggling Texans squad and finished the day with 14 completions for 145 yards and an interception on 24 attempts (6.0 YPA). He added three yards on two carries and scored a pivotal second-half goal-line touchdown, but he created some concern when he told reporters after the contest that he was still experiencing some instability in his right knee. Even so, the Jets don't appear concerned that Wilson suffered any sort of setback, so as long as he's back on the field as a full participant in the next few days as Saleh expects, the rookie signal-caller should be ready to go for the team's Week 13 matchup with the Eagles.

Banged up after Week 12 loss

Beckham underwent scans on his back after Sunday's 36-28 loss to the Packers, but the receiver is still dealing with a deep contusion that is causing pain and stiffness, Josina Anderson of USA Today reports.

Beckham appeared to hurt his back in the fourth quarter after reeling in a 54-yard touchdown. The big play accounted for most of Beckham's production on the day, as he finished his second game as a member of the Rams with five receptions for 81 yards on 10 targets. Beckham also played 98 percent of the offensive snaps in the contest, a sign that the Rams are comfortable with his grasp of the playbook after he was on the field for only 28 percent of the snaps in his team debut Week 10 in San Francisco. At this stage, the back issue doesn't seem to be anything that truly threatens his availability for the Rams' Week 13 game against the Jaguars, though he could have his practice reps managed as a result.

Cedrick Wilson

Cedrick Wilson

WR | DAL

Sits out practice with ankle injury

Wilson didn't participate in Monday's practice due to an ankle injury he sustained in the Cowboys' 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving Day, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

While CeeDee Lamb (concussion) and Amari Cooper (reserve/COVID-19 list) sat out the Week 12 contest, Wilson handled his second-largest offensive snap share (74 percent) of the season and established new bests in catches (seven), receiving yards (104) and targets (10) in the loss. Both Lamb and Cooper are expected to make it back for this week's Thursday game in New Orleans, so Wilson's status suddenly looks the murkiest among Dallas receivers. Wilson will likely need to return to practice in some capacity by Wednesday to have a shot at suiting up against the Saints.

T.J. Watt

T.J. Watt

LB | PIT

Heads to COVID-19 list

Pittsburgh placed Watt on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Watt's status for Sunday's game against the Ravens is suddenly in question, with his availability likely hinging on whether he's vaccinated and whether he tested positive or was deemed a close contact of an infected person. The outside linebacker previously missed the Steelers' Week 11 loss to the Chargers due to hip and knee injuries, but he returned to action in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals and finished with two tackles (one solo) while playing 80 percent of the defensive snaps.

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

TE | WAS

Activated for Week 12

Washington reinstated Thomas (hamstring) from injured reserve ahead of Monday's game against Seattle.

As expected, Thomas' six-game, seven-week absence from the lineup will come to an end Monday, though he's expected to be eased back into the mix with a more limited snap count than usual, per Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Even so, Thomas is expected to start at tight end and see the bulk of the reps at the position, especially with his main replacement in the lineup, Ricky Seals-Jones (hip), listed as doubtful and not expected to play. Thomas was a top option in the passing game for Washington over the three full games he's played this season, stringing together a 12-117-2 receiving line on 14 targets.

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

TE | WAS

Likely on 'pitch count' Monday

Thomas (hamstring) remains on track to be activated from injured reserve prior to Monday's game against the Seahawks, but Washington head coach Ron Rivera suggested the tight end will likely be on a "pitch count" in his return to the lineup, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Thomas, who opened the season as Washington's top tight end, has been sidelined for the past six games with a right hamstring injury, but he evidently displayed enough progress in his return to practice this week to gain clearance to play. Due to the missed time, Thomas likely hasn't had sufficient time to get fully conditioned, so Washington will manage his workload more carefully after he previously played every offensive snap in each of the Football Team's first three contests. With Ricky Seals-Jones (hip) listed as doubtful for Monday's game, rookie John Bates will most likely be sharing reps at tight end with Thomas.

Charlie Woerner

Charlie Woerner

TE | SF

Posts 11 yards in win

Woerner caught his lone target for 11 yards in Sunday's 34-26 win over the Vikings.

Woerner recorded his first reception since George Kittle returned from IR a couple of games back. While both tight ends finished with similar disappointing stat lines, don't let the production indicate any sort of time share at the tight end position in San Francisco. Kittle recorded 65 offensive snaps (93 percent) while Woerner was limited to 19 snaps (27 percent). The latter does not carry any fantasy value heading into a matchup against Seattle.

Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts

QB | PHI

Managing left ankle soreness

Hurts is dealing with left ankle soreness following Sunday's loss to the Giants, Josh Tolentino of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Hurts struggled in Sunday's matchup and completed 14 of 31 passes for 129 yards and three interceptions while rushing eight times for 77 yards. It's not yet clear whether the issue will impact the quarterback's availability for Sunday's Week 13 contest against the Jets, but coach Nick Sirianni said Monday that the team will have a better idea of the 23-year-old's status Wednesday. If Hurts is unavailable Sunday, Gardner Minshew would likely take on a starting role.

Miles Sanders

Miles Sanders

RB | PHI

Could be available Week 13

Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni said Monday that Sanders is "heading in the right direction" after suffering an ankle/foot injury in Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Giants, Tim McManus of ESPN.com reports.

Sanders departed in the second half with the injury, finishing the day with nine carries for 64 yards and one reception for no yards while playing 32 percent of the Eagles' offensive snaps. The Eagles haven't revealed whether Sanders' ankle injury is related to the one that required a three-game stint on injured reserve, but in any case, he appears to be dealing with a less significant concern this time around. Sirianni didn't definitively say that Sanders would be available for the Eagles' Week 13 game against the Jets, however, so the running back's progress will need to be monitored in practices Wednesday through Friday.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper

WR | DAL

Doesn't practice Monday

Cooper (illness) rejoined the Cowboys on Monday but didn't participate in practice, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Cooper returned to the team's facility for the first time since he tested positive for COVID-19 in mid-November, but he'll need to pass a conditioning test before he's cleared to return to the practice field. While the 27-year-old will have a short week of practice ahead of Thursday's game against the Saints, he appears to be trending in the right direction.

Jeff Wilson Jr.

Jeff Wilson Jr.

RB | SF

Resumes reserve role

Wilson had two carries for five yards and caught his lone target for two more yards in Sunday's 34-26 win over the Vikings.

Elijah Mitchell (finger) returned from a one-game absence and re-established himself as the best running back in San Francisco's rotation (32 touches for 168 yards and a touchdown). This left Wilson as a pure backup after he failed to capitalize on Mitchell's absence (19 carries for 50 yards last week). The 26-year-old doesn't carry any fantasy value so long as Mitchell is healthy.

Trent Sherfield

Trent Sherfield

WR | SF

Re-enters wideout rotation

Sherfield was on the field for 20 offensive snaps (27 percent) and caught his lone target for five yards in Sunday's 34-26 win over Minnesota.

Sherfield has spent most of the season on the special teams unit, but he was elevated into three-receiver sets in the fourth quarter of Sunday's contest after Deebo Samuel (groin) was forced out of the game. While the latter's injury doesn't appear to be serious, his status for next week's matchup against the Seahawks is in serious question. If Samuel does miss the contest, Sherfield might find himself taking on some of the star wideout's usage. The 25-year-old was seen running some of Deebo's usual backfield misdirections and jet sweep motions Sunday, so it wouldn't be surprising if he takes on a larger role offensively against Seattle. Still, Brandon Aiyuk and George Kittle figure to take on most of Samuel's production for any time he misses, with Sherfield and Jauan Jennings getting bumps in value for deep formats.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Expected to be fine

Hunt (calf) is expected to be fine after being held out of the Browns' final drive in Sunday's loss to the Ravens, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram

Hunt returned from a five-game absence due to a calf injury during Sunday night's matchup, and the team's coaching staff was monitoring the running back's status throughout the game. His calf tightened up late in the game, so he was kept off the field for the team's final offensive possession. However, coach Kevin Stefanski said Monday that the 26-year-old didn't aggravate his injury, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him available following Cleveland's Week 13 bye.

Trevor Siemian

Trevor Siemian

QB | NO

Works with No. 2 offense

Siemian was working with the Saints' No. 2 offense during Monday's practice session, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Siemian had served as the starting quarterback in each of the last four games, but he struggled in Thursday's loss to Buffalo. He completed 17 of 29 passes for 163 yards, a touchdown and an interception while rushing three times for three yards on Thanksgiving Day. Taysom Hill has been dealing with a plantar fascia injury recently but worked with the first-team offense Monday.

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill

QB | NO

Taking first-team reps

Hill (foot) took first-team reps during Monday's practice session, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Hill has been dealing with a plantar fascia injury recently, but it appears as though he could overtake Trevor Siemian for starting duties once he's deemed healthy enough to play. The 31-year-old signed a four-year, $22.5 million contract extension with the Saints last week and has completed seven of eight passes for 56 yards and a touchdown while rushing 20 times for 104 yards and three touchdowns across seven appearances in 2021.

Harrison Bryant

Harrison Bryant

TE | CLE

Suffers high-ankle sprain

Bryant sustained a high-ankle sprain in Sunday's loss to the Ravens, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.

Coach Kevin Stefanski said Monday that Bryant will be re-evaluated in "a couple weeks" following his diagnosis. The 23-year-old racked up a season-high 50 yards on three receptions against Baltimore. He'll be able to recover during the Browns' Week 13 bye, but it's not yet clear whether he'll be available for the team's Week 14 matchup against the Ravens on Dec. 12.

D'Andre Swift

D'Andre Swift

RB | DET

Week 13 status in doubt

Lions head coach Dan Campbell said Monday that "it's hard to see" Swift (shoulder) playing against the Vikings this weekend, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Swift sprained his shoulder in the Lions' 16-14 loss to the Bears on Thanksgiving Day, with the injury preventing him from returning for the second half of the contest. He's still feeling sore four days later, and Campbell acknowledged the running back will have a tough time gaining clearance for the Week 13 contest. While the Lions likely won't make an official call on Swift's status until after their final practice of the week Friday, Jamaal Williams tentatively looks in line to serve as Detroit's lead back for at least one game.

Jauan Jennings

Jauan Jennings

WR | SF

Role continues to grow

Jennings had two receptions on three targets for 24 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 24-36 win over Minnesota.

Jennings continued to see a gradual increase in usage while serving as the 49ers' No. 3 wideout, experiencing new highs in targets and receiving yardage. The 23-year-old even appeared to catch a second touchdown, but it was reviewed and overturned when the wideout's knee barely grazed the white sideline paint in the end zone. Jennings may continue to see his usage increase with Deebo Samuel's (groin) status unclear for next week's matchup against the Seahawks. It is worth mentioning that fellow wideout Trent Sherfield appeared to be running Samuel's backfield motions and distractions in the fourth quarter, but both receivers are likely to see a small uptick in action if the star wideout misses any time.

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

QB | GB

Doesn't plan to have surgery

Rodgers doesn't plan to undergo surgery on his fractured left pinky toe while the Packers are on bye Week 13, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Rodgers has been hindered by the toe injury in each of his three games since returning from the reserve/COVID-19 list, but he's hopeful that the toe will have time to heal and improve during the bye week. While the quarterback hasn't ruled out having a procedure at a later time, his decision to forgo surgery for the time being puts him in line to play when Green Bay returns to action Dec. 12 against the Bears.

Poised for starting role

O'Shaughnessy is in line to serve as the Jaguars' top tight end after Dan Arnold (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Mark Long of the Associated Press reports.

O'Shaughnessy was activated from injured reserve ahead of Sunday's Week 12 loss to Atlanta, and he hauled in three of five targets for 29 yards. He should see an expanded role across the next several games since Arnold carries a recovery timetable of 4-6 weeks after he sustained a sprained MCL on Sunday.

Chuba Hubbard

Chuba Hubbard

RB | CAR

In line for starting role

Hubbard is in line to serve as the Panthers' starting running back after Christian McCaffrey (ankle) was ruled out for the season Monday.

Hubbard served as the lead back in the second half of Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, and he's in line to serve as the No. 1 running back across the final five games of the regular season. The rookie also filled in for McCaffrey when he missed five games due to a hamstring injury earlier in the season, and he totaled 89 carries for 329 yards and two touchdowns while securing 13 of 18 targets for 88 yards during that time. Ameer Abdullah should serve as Carolina's primary backup.

Dan Arnold

Dan Arnold

TE | JAX

Headed to IR

Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer said Monday that Arnold (knee) will be placed on injured reserve, Mark Long of the Associated Press reports.

Arnold sustained a sprained MCL in Sunday's loss to the Falcons and is facing an estimated recovery timetable of 4-to-6 weeks. He'll be forced to miss at least three games due to the injury, and the 26-year-old could be sidelined for the remainder of the season if he fails to meet the short end of the recovery timeline. James O'Shaughnessy is in line to serve as the Jaguars' top tight end while Arnold is sidelined, while Chris Manhertz should also see additional work.

Ruled out for season

McCaffrey (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Monday and has been ruled out for the remainder of the season.

McCaffrey was unable to play in the second half of Sunday's loss to the Dolphins due to his ankle injury, and he'll be forced to miss the final five weeks of the regular season following an MRI on Monday. The 25-year-old was also sidelined for five weeks earlier in the regular season due to a hamstring injury, and he'll finish another injury-shortened season with 99 carries for 442 yards and a touchdown while hauling in 37 of 41 targets for 343 yards and a touchdown across seven appearances. Chuba Hubbard is in line for a starting role for the remainder of the 2021 campaign.

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill

QB | NO

Managing plantar fascia injury

Hill (foot) has been dealing with a plantar fascia injury, Jeff Duncan of The Athletic reports.

Hill has been active for each of the last two games but hasn't made an appearance behind starter Trevor Siemian. He was available as an "emergency backup" during Thursday's 31-6 loss to the Bills, and it's not yet clear whether he'll he available as a gadget option in Thursday's Week 13 matchup against the Cowboys.

Feeling better Monday

Coach Vic Fangio said Monday that Bridgewater (shin) is feeling better, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.

Bridgewater briefly exited Sunday's win over the Chargers but was able to play through a shin injury during the second half. While his workload will likely be monitored ahead of Sunday's Week 13 matchup against Kansas City, Fangio said that he isn't too concerned about the quarterback's status going forward.

Chester Rogers

Chester Rogers

WR | TEN

Disappoints against Patriots

Rogers recorded one reception on three targets for two yards in Sunday's 36-13 loss to the Patriots.

Rogers was expected to take on a bigger role in the absence of A.J. Brown (chest), Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring). However, he was on the field for only 15 offensive snaps (24 percent) and was inefficient even when given an opportunity. This performance doesn't bode well for Rogers' potential to produce moving forward, particularly given that Jones will be eligible to be activated from injured reserve when the team returns to the field in Week 14 against Jacksonville.

DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins

WR | ARI

Trending in right direction

Coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday he's hopeful Hopkins (hamstring) will return to the field against Chicago in Week 13, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Kingsbury said the same of quarterback Kyler Murray (ankle), but the coach added that he won't confirm anything until he's evaluated both offensive stars at practice. Hopkins is coming off three straight absences, but it looks like he's trending toward a return after also having a bye week to get healthy.

Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray

QB | ARI

Hopeful for Week 13 return

Coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday he's "hopeful" Murray (ankle) will be available against the Bears on Sunday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Kingsbury said he won't confirm Murray's availability until after seeing the quarterback at practice throughout the week, and the same goes for star wideout DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring). There's at least hope that both of Arizona's top offensive playmakers will be back in action coming off a bye, but fantasy managers will need to continue monitoring the situation until official confirmation is given.

Jalen Guyton

Jalen Guyton

WR | LAC

Grabs key catch on fourth down

Guyton caught two of his three targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos.

The Chargers never managed to gain much traction against a stifling Broncos defense, but Guyton did help the team with a critical 15-yard catch-and-run on fourth-and-four nearing the end of the third quarter. The drive ultimately ended thanks to an ill-timed interception, but that reception was arguably one of Guyton's lone highlights of the season to date. The speed threat now has back to back games playing at least 50 percent of the offensive snaps, but the extra workload predictably hasn't generated extra fantasy volume as the Chargers' narrow target tree hasn't included the third-year wideout.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

Tears labrum, season not over

Cook suffered a torn labrum and dislocation of his left shoulder during Sunday's loss to the 49ers, but the injury isn't expected to be season-ending, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Cook underwent an MRI on Monday as the Vikings looked to gain more information on the injury that resulted in him being carted off the field during Sunday's 34-26 loss to the 49ers. The star running back previously sustained a labrum tear in his right shoulder, the same one that required a pair of surgeries during his college days at Florida State. Back in 2019 after suffering a similar dislocation of the right shoulder, Cook initially tried to play through the pain for two games before ultimately being rested for another two contests, then returned to action in dominant form for a playoff tilt against the Saints. This time around, the Vikings may simply opt to rest Cook right away beginning in Week 13 to better ensure that he avoids a setback once he returns. With Cook on track to miss the Vikings' upcoming game against the Bears and quite possibly more time to follow, Alexander Mattison should get another opportunity to show what he can do in a three-down workhorse role.

Joshua Palmer

WR | LAC

Snares two catches

Palmer caught both of his targets for 25 yards in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos.

The rookie saw his second-most snaps this season, but the extra workload once again didn't translate to much. Favorable passing game scripts could force Palmer onto the field more as the season progresses, but he's far behind the totem pole with a number of more efficient targets heavily utilized by the Chargers.

Jonnu Smith

Jonnu Smith

TE | NE

Catches three passes versus former team

Smith, who was on the field for 34 of a possible 60 snaps in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans, caught three of his four targets for 49 yards and ran once for nine yards in the contest, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Meanwhile, fellow tight end Hunter Henry saw action on 41 snaps and caught two of his five targets for 16 yards. In each of his three previous games, Smith recorded two targets, but he was a little more involved in Sunday's game plan, while facing his former team. He continues to profile as a marginal fantasy option in Week 13 fantasy lineups, while working in a time-share with Henry.

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

WR | LAC

Non-factor once more

Williams caught four of his eight targets for 39 yards in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos.

Justin Herbert repeatedly tried to connect with Williams on a number of deep throws, but the end result saw the big-bodied target held under 50 yards for the fourth time in the last six games. After a blazing start to the season which appeared to highlight a rejuvenated Williams, the Chargers have essentially transitioned away from the 27-year-old as a top target, instead turning to Keenan Allen as the main focal point.

Phillip Lindsay

Phillip Lindsay

RB | MIA

Role could increase

Coach Brian Flores said Monday that Lindsay's role on offense could potentially increase, David Furones of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Flores said that the Dolphins will continue to work Lindsay in at practice, and it looks like the running back could get more involved once fully up to speed with the playbook. Considering the fact that Lindsay handled a sizeable 12 carries during Sunday's win over the Panthers, despite only having had three practices under his belt, it appears that the 27-year-old is quickly making a good impression on his new coaching staff. If Week 13's matchup against the Giants doesn't allow the Dolphins to safely lean on the running game, it will be interesting to see how many opportunities Lindsay receives.

Hunter Henry

Hunter Henry

TE | NE

Two catches in Week 12

Henry, who logged 41 of a possible 60 snaps in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans, caught two of his five targets for 16 yards in the contest, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Meanwhile, fellow tight end Jonnu Smith saw action on 34 snaps and caught three of his four targets for 49 yards against his former team. Henry's now had back-to-back quiet outings and profiles as a TD-dependent option in Week 13 fantasy lineups, while he faces a tough Bills pass defense on the road this coming Monday night.

Nelson Agholor

Nelson Agholor

WR | NE

Three catches in Sunday's win

Agholor, who was on the field for 50 of a possible 60 snaps in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans, caught all three of his targets for 20 yards in the contest, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Meanwhile, Jakobi Meyers logged 52 snaps and caught five of his eight targets for 98 yards and Kendrick Bourne was out there for 33 plays, en route to hauling in five of his six targets for 61 yards and two TDs. Though Agholor continues to see steady playing time, his production has been up-and-down while working in an offense that spreads the ball around. He'll square off against a tough Bills' pass defense in Week 13, a context that makes Agholor something of a fantasy dart in New England's last game before the team's bye week.

Deebo Samuel

Deebo Samuel

WR | SF

Optimism about injury severity

Samuel (groin) appears to have avoided a serious injury but is still expected to miss time, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Samuel was forced out of Sunday's win over the Vikings and is set for an MRI on Monday, after which more concrete details about the severity of his injury should be made available. The star wideout's availability for the upcoming Week 13 divisional matchup in Seattle is looking increasingly murky, but it looks like he may at least have avoided a season-ending injury. San Francisco could rely more on Brandon Aiyuk if the team is indeed forced to proceed without Samuel for one or more games.

Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz

QB | IND

Fantasy-friendly outing in loss

Wentz completed 27 of 44 passes for 306 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions in the Colts' 38-31 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday. He also rushed three times for 21 yards and lost a fumble.

Fantasy managers don't really have too much to complain about regarding Wentz's performance outside of the turnovers, but the veteran quarterback undeniably got in the way of a team win with some of his miscues. All three of Wentz's turnovers occurred in the second half, with the fumble and first interception both leading to Buccaneers touchdowns and the second pick coming on the final play of the game at Tampa Bay's two-yard line. On a more positive note, Wentz was able to notch multiple touchdown throws for the first time since Week 9, and he still boasts an impressive 21:5 TD:INT for the campaign. The 28-year-old does get a golden opportunity for atonement in a Week 13 road divisional clash against the vulnerable Texans defense.

Brandon Bolden

Brandon Bolden

RB | NE

Catches four passes in Week 12

Bolden was on the field for 19 of a possible 60 snaps in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans en route to catching all four of his targets for 54 yards, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

While Bolden didn't log any rushing attempts in the contest, Damien Harris (22 snaps, 11 carries) and Rhamondre Stevenson (20 snaps, nine carries) divided work on that front. Though there will be some weeks where Bolden gets some opportunities in the ground game, in general he's going to make most of his impact as a pass catcher, a context that makes him a hit-or-miss PPR option whose weekly volume depends on game script/flow.

Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold

QB | CAR

Evaluation coming after bye

Coach Matt Rhule said Monday that Darnold (shoulder) has resumed throwing "some" and will be further evaluated after the Panthers' Week 13 bye, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

It was previously reported that the Panthers intend to proceed as if Darnold wouldn't be available again this season, even though the recovery timetable for the partial non-displaced fracture of his right scapula could allow him to return around Week 16. That was before replacement Cam Newton's disastrous performance and subsequent benching during Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, however. With a 5-7-0 record and four divisional matchups remaining, Carolina is still in contention for a playoff berth, so Rhule will explore every option at quarterback. Of course, there's no guarantee Darnold recovers in time to feasibly retake the field during the regular season, so his progression will need to be monitored after the team's bye.

Quiet in victory

St. Brown was targeted twice and caught one pass for seven yards in Sunday's 36-28 victory over the Rams.

After racking up a season-high 54 yards from scrimmage in Week 11, St. Brown barely made a mark in the box score during Sunday's victory. He did finish fourth among Packers wideouts in snaps as a result of Randall Cobb (groin) leaving the game, and he is the receiver most likely to benefit should Cobb miss more time. Even in that scenario, though, St. Brown would not be in position to offer much help to fantasy players, as he would slot in fourth on the depth chart behind three other receivers.

Tyler Higbee

Tyler Higbee

TE | LAR

Inefficient against Packers

Higbee caught one of his five targets for just three yards during Sunday's 36-28 loss to Green Bay.

It's generally been a forgettable season for Higbee, as he's only found the end zone three times and has failed to top 50 receiving yards in nine of 11 games. He is receiving enough looks to remain on the fantasy radar with five targets or more in eight games, including 20 through his past three outings. Still, it's probably best to view the sixth-year tight end as a low-floor, low-ceiling asset moving forward.

Sony Michel

Sony Michel

RB | LAR

Hardly plays against Packers

Michel rushed three times for 14 yards and caught his only target for 11 yards during Sunday's 36-28 loss to Green Bay. He played just 12 of 52 offensive snaps.

It was another quiet showing from Michel. He's accumulated just seven touches and three targets over the past two games while playing only 26 offensive snaps. As long as Darrell Henderson is healthy and receiving the bulk of work out of the backfield, there isn't a lot of opportunity left over for the former Patriot. It will probably take an injury to Henderson for Michel to make a fantasy impact the rest of the season.

Patrick Taylor

Patrick Taylor

RB | GB

Not involved in Week 12 win

Taylor did not play a snap on offense in Sunday's 36-28 victory over the Rams.

Taylor suited up Sunday for the fourth game in a row, but with Aaron Jones returning to action after missing one game and part of the previous one with a knee injury, Taylor was not involved in the game plan. With Jones getting an extra week to recover thanks to the Packers' Week 13 bye and AJ Dillon also handling a heavy workload, expect Taylor to again be limited to special teams work -- at best -- when the Packers return to action in Week 14.

Josiah Deguara

Josiah Deguara

TE | GB

Two receptions in fifth straight

Deguara was targeted four times and caught two passes for 13 yards in Sunday's 36-28 victory over the Rams.

The Packers activated four tight ends for Sunday's contest, and although Deguara was not one of the two credited with a start, he still wound up leading all of them in snaps, targets and receiving yards, catching exactly two passes for the fifth straight game. Deguara has established himself as the top fantasy option among Green Bay's tight ends, but he also averaged just a 44 percent snap share over the past two weeks. As such, fantasy players should not feel obligated to hang onto him through the Packers' Week 13 bye.

Dan Arnold

Dan Arnold

TE | JAX

Could be done for the year

Arnold (knee) is expected to miss 4-to-6 weeks due to an MCL sprain suffered during Sunday's loss to the Falcons, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The Jaguars haven't yet confirmed the severity and details of Arnold's injury, but it looks like the tight end is set for a stint on IR. If his recovery timetable ends up being on the latter end of his window, he could end up missing the rest of the 2021 season. In any case, James O'Shaughnessy will step into the No. 1 role while Arnold is out, with Chris Manhertz also primed to see increased opportunities.

Allen Lazard

Allen Lazard

WR | GB

Limited output in return

Lazard was targeted six times and caught two passes for 13 yards in Sunday's 36-28 victory over the Rams.

Lazard returned to action Sunday after sitting out Week 11 with a shoulder injury, and although he did not start for just the second time in his 10 appearances this season, he was still on the field for 53 of a possible 82 snaps, which were four fewer than the wide receiver who played the second-most snaps -- Marquez Valdes-Scantling -- and over twice as many as fourth-place finisher Equanimeous St. Brown. The six passes in Lazard's direction tied a season high, but he was not able to do much with the opportunities. Lazard could be back with the starters after the Packers' Week 13 bye, but with just four catches -- one of which did go for a touchdown -- for 39 yards over his last three appearances, he's going to be tough to trust in fantasy lineups.

Tommy Tremble

Tommy Tremble

TE | CAR

Sees three targets

Tremble caught one of three targets for four yards in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins.

Tremble couldn't follow up his career-best receiving yardage in Week 11 with another good showing Sunday, as Carolina struggled mightily through the air. With the Panthers now entering their bye in Week 12, Tremble sports 13 receptions on 22 targets for 120 yards and a touchdown, adding another score on the ground as well.

Alex Erickson

Alex Erickson

WR | CAR

Catches one pass

Erickson caught his only target for 13 yards in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins.

Erickson now has three games with a reception this season, getting involved on his only offensive snap Sunday. Despite his contribution, he holds minimal fantasy value most weeks.

James Washington

James Washington

WR | PIT

Tallies three yards in loss

Washington hauled in one of two targets for three yards in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals.

Washington had managed at least 10 yards in each of his last three appearances, but he failed to replicate even that modest production as the Steelers' offense struggled against the Bengals. The 25-year-old has now secured 17 of 29 targets for 184 yards and a touchdown while rushing twice for 13 yards this season.

Brandon Zylstra

Brandon Zylstra

WR | CAR

One catch Sunday

Zylstra caught one of two targets for 24 yards in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins.

Zylstra placed second on Carolina in receiving yards, evidence of the team's struggles through the air Sunday. Interestingly, the veteran played over half of the offensive snaps while rookie Terrace Marshall was a healthy scratch. That situation is something to monitor once the Panthers return from their Week 13 bye, as Zylstra's stock could improve slightly should he remain the preferred slot option.

Ameer Abdullah

Ameer Abdullah

RB | CAR

Involved without McCaffrey

Abdullah rushed twice for four yards and caught two of six targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins.

Abdullah led Carolina's backfield with 27 snaps after starter Christian McCaffrey suffered an ankle injury and featured on just one second-half play. Although the Panthers are now entering their bye week, giving McCaffrey some time to heal, Abdullah and Chuba Hubbard would figure to assume much of McCaffrey's workload should he be limited ahead of Week 14's matchup versus the Falcons.

Chuba Hubbard

Chuba Hubbard

RB | CAR

Helps replace McCaffrey

Hubbard rushed two times for six yards and didn't catch his only target in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins.

Hubbard didn't impact the box score much, but it's important to note that starting tailback Christian McCaffrey played just one second-half snap after injuring his ankle Sunday. McCaffrey was also seen in a walking boot after the contest, raising some concern over his status despite Carolina now entering its bye week. Should he be limited at all once the Panthers return, Hubbard and Ameer Abdullah would figure to assume much of McCaffrey's vacated workload, potentially elevating both of their stocks.

Benny Snell Jr.

Benny Snell Jr.

RB | PIT

Two carries against Bengals

Snell recorded two carries for five yards in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals.

Snell has now recorded two carries in three of the last four weeks, but he's continued to play primarily on special teams. His seven offensive snaps in Sunday's blowout loss ranked fourth among the team's running backs, as Najee Harris (36 snaps), Anthony McFarland (12) and Kalen Ballage (eight) all saw more playing time on the offensive side of the ball.

P.J. Walker

P.J. Walker

QB | CAR

Replaces Newton late Sunday

Walker completed five of 10 passes for 87 yards and an interception in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins.

Walker replaced the ineffective Cam Newton with just over 10 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter and Carolina trailing by 20 points. Operating in hurry-up mode, Walker had difficulties of his own, throwing a pick while being sacked four times. With the Panthers now entering their bye week, Newton should have more time to familiarize himself with the offense, but Walker would stand to come off the bench should Newton underwhelm again.

Kalen Ballage

Kalen Ballage

RB | PIT

Racks up 21 rushing yards

Ballage recorded three carries for 21 yards while securing one of two targets for six yards in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals.

Ballage was on the field for just eight offensive snaps in Sunday's matchup, but he had a season-high 27 yards from scrimmage in the blowout loss. The 25-year-old has been on the field for double-digit offensive snaps just once this season and continues to have minimal fantasy value as long as Najee Harris remains healthy.

Mike Davis

Mike Davis

RB | ATL

Totals 41 scrimmage yards

Davis rushed five times for 16 yards and caught three of four targets for 25 yards in Sunday's 21-14 win over the Jaguars.

Cordarrelle Patterson (ankle) returned from a one-game absence to lead Atlanta's rushing attack with 108 yards and two touchdowns, while Davis and Wayne Gallman (four carries for 19 yards) split the leftover scraps. Davis matched his forgettable season average of 3.2 yards per carry in this one, and he'll be tough to trust in Week 13 against the stingy Tampa Bay run defense.

Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

RB | DAL

No intention of resting knee

Elliott indicated Sunday that no one on the Cowboys' training or coaching staffs had approached him about sitting out a game to give his knee a chance to heal, Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com reports. "No one has come to me and asked me to rest," Elliott said. "If they bring it up to me, I've just got to go with what they think is best for the team, and leave it at that."

The running back originally injured his knee Week 4 against the Panthers, but he tweaked it Week 11 against Kansas City and his rushing performance has noticeably declined since then. There had been talk Elliott might be inactive for Thursday's game against the Saints' top-ranked run defense, but if the Cowboys are considering such a plan they apparently haven't shared it with Zeke. Assuming he does suit up against New Orleans, look for him to see a reduced workload once again, with Tony Pollard picking up the slack. Elliott hasn't had 20 touches in a game since Week 8.

X-rays negative

Initial X-rays on McCaffrey's injured ankle came back negative, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that McCaffrey "rolled" his ankle and likely avoided a major injury, though the star running back missed the entire second half of Sunday's loss to the Dolphins (after briefly attempting a return in the second quarter). With Carolina on bye in Week 13, the early reports suggest McCaffrey at least has some shot at avoiding an absence.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

May have torn labrum

Cook was already playing through a torn labrum in his right shoulder and may now have a similar injury to his left shoulder, pending the results of an MRI on Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Cook has a history of trouble with his left shoulder and has even played through dislocations at times, but he wasn't able to pop it back into place and continue playing after he left Sunday's eventual loss to the 49ers. That might mean the current injury is more than a dislocation, though it hasn't been confirmed one way or the other. Alexander Mattison will get another shot in the lead role if Cook ends up missing time.

Pharaoh Brown

Pharaoh Brown

TE | HOU

Targeted once in loss

Brown failed to catch his lone target in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Brown remains Houston's top tight end in terms of playing time because of his run-blocking skills, but he's taken a back seat to rookie Brevin Jordan as a receiver. Jordan caught three passes including a touchdown Sunday while playing an equal number of snaps (34) as Brown. The rookie is part of Houston's future, while the 27-year-old Brown is on a one-year deal.

Brevin Jordan

Brevin Jordan

TE | HOU

Finds end zone in loss

Jordan caught three of three targets for 23 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

With the Texans making Jordan Akins a healthy inactive the last two games, Jordan has taken on a larger role. The 2021 fifth-round draft pick was inactive the first seven games but has been the Texans' most productive tight end the last four weeks. That includes two touchdown receptions and a position-high three red-zone targets during that stretch. Jordan was given a season-high 60 percent snap share Sunday and is trending in the right direction for a team focused on developing its young talent.

Chris Moore

Chris Moore

WR | HOU

Catches lone target in loss

Moore caught his only target for minus-4 yards in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Moore's 11 snaps were fourth among wide receivers, and he's last overall among the position group's regulars with just 32.1 percent of plays in 2021. He had a brief spasm of activity Weeks 5 and 6, but since then he's totaled five catches and 26 yards on five targets over five games. The 28-year-old is unlikely to gain a larger share of playing time, even as the team turns its focus to next season.

Chris Conley

Chris Conley

WR | HOU

Third in snaps, no targets

Conley was not targeted among his 29 snaps in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Conley finished third in playing time among the wide receivers, but it did not translate into targets. Once again, 36-year-old Danny Amendola (five targets, three catches) was a bigger factor for the Texans, who rank 31st in passing offense with 186.5 yards per game and 26th in attempts. Conley has 14 catches on 22 targets for 233 yards and one touchdown over 11 games.

Danny Amendola

Danny Amendola

WR | HOU

Five targets in loss

Amendola caught three of five targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Amendola finished fourth among Houston's wideouts with 22 snaps but had an equal number of targets as Brandin Cooks and Nico Collins, the Texans' top two receivers. One week after Amendola appeared to be headed for a reduced role, the 36-year-old was a key figure. Of course, that might not mean much in Houston's low-wattage passing attack, and Amendola's lone touchdown catch came back in Week 1.

JoJo Natson

JoJo Natson

WR | CLE

Minor run on offense

Natson did not see any targets on two offensive snaps and returned one kickoff for 15 yards in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Ravens.

Natson was on the gameday roster with Anthony Schwartz (concussion) and Rashard Higgins both inactive, the latter due to a coach's decision. Natson's settled into kick-return duties with Schwartz sidelined, and it's unclear if he takes up an active roster spot when the rookie gets healthy. The Browns are off Week 13 and will resume play the following week against Baltimore.

Harrison Bryant

Harrison Bryant

TE | CLE

Finishes second in receiving yards

Bryant caught three of three targets for 50 yards, including a team-high 41-yard catch, in Sunday's 16-10 loss to Baltimore.

Bryant, who entered the contest with an average of 14.6 yards per game, finished second in yards among all receivers behind only Jarvis Landry (111 yards). It's not often that Bryant tops fellow tight ends Austin Hooper and David Njoku, and of the three he's the only one without a touchdown in 2021. Cleveland is off Week 13 and will resume their schedule the following week against the Ravens.

Austin Hooper

Austin Hooper

TE | CLE

Shut out in loss

Hooper failed to catch any of his three targets in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Ravens.

Hooper, who led Cleveland's tight ends in snaps Sunday, was shut out for the second time this season. As has been well documented, the Browns utilize their tight ends as receivers, so any one of Hooper, David Njoku (five targets) or Harrison Bryant (three targets) could set themselves apart in terms of production in a given game. When it comes to playing time, however, Hooper consistently tops the position group in snaps, and he leads in overall targets/touches. The Browns are off Week 13 and will return to action the following week at home against Baltimore.

Passes Higgins on depth chart

Bradley caught two of two targets for 18 yards in Sunday's 16-10 loss to Baltimore.

Bradley was active for a second consecutive game and moved ahead of a healthy Rashard Higgins, who was made inactive for the game. With Anthony Schwartz (concussion) unavailable, Bradley served as the third wideout behind Jarvis Landry and Donovan Peoples-Jones. The Browns are off Week 13, which could be enough time for Schwartz to return. Cleveland next plays Baltimore in a Week 14 rematch.

Returns to lineup

Peoples-Jones caught two of five targets for 10 yards in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Ravens.

Peoples-Jones returned to active duty after missing one week due to a groin injury, an on-going issue that's forced him to miss three of the last six games. He's the successor to Odell Beckham as the Browns' top deep threat, but the passing game is hindered by quarterback Baker Mayfield, who's dealing with multiple injuries and has completed 50.6 percent of his passes over the last three weeks. The Browns head into a bye Week 13, which could be an opportunity for Mayfield to get healthier and head coach Kevin Stefanski to fix the team's passing attack.

Demetric Felton

Demetric Felton

RB | CLE

Little usage on offense

Felton did not catch his lone target and returned one punt for minus-3 yards in Sunday's 16-10 loss to Baltimore.

Felton played just one snap on offense, as the Browns had a full complement of backs available. He's had a presence on occasion as a receiver, but that element of Cleveland's offense has suffered due to quarterback Baker Mayfield's multiple nagging injuries.

D'Ernest Johnson

D'Ernest Johnson

RB | CLE

No touches in loss

Johnson played six offensive snaps and did not receive a touch or target in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Ravens.

This was the first game in five weeks in which the Browns had both Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt (leg) available, which put a limit on Johnson's playing time. Hunt injured his leg late and was removed from the game, which could impact Johnson's role going forward; however, Cleveland is on its bye Week 13. The next game is Week 14, a return matchup at home against the Ravens.

Devonta Freeman

Devonta Freeman

RB | BAL

Leads RBs in touches

Freeman had 16 carries for 52 yards and caught his lone target for eight yards in Sunday's 16-10 win over the Browns.

Freeman continues to start for the Ravens, finishing with a 16 to eight carry advantage over backup Latavius Murray. The veteran tailback didn't finish as Baltimore's leading rusher, however, which shouldn't come as a surprise playing on a team with Lamar Jackson as its starting quarterback. Freeman remains the back to roster in Baltimore, but he is a bit touchdown dependent after averaging well under four yards per carry over his last three contests. Next week's opponent provides a boost to Freeman's value, as the Steelers have allowed a whopping 133.1 rushing yards per game this season (ranked 28th).

Jarvis Landry

Jarvis Landry

WR | CLE

Hits century mark in loss

Landry (knee) had six receptions (10 targets) for 111 yards and a fumble lost in Sunday's 16-10 loss to Baltimore.

Landry's fumble actually came on a botched pass attempt where the versatile wideout failed to get rid of the ball quick enough before being strip sacked. Despite the turnover, the 28-year-old was still the Browns' most-consistent offensive option in an ugly overall showing. Landry also appeared to complete the game without any setbacks to the injured knee he has been playing through this season. The veteran wideout will have an extra week to rest his lingering injury on Cleveland's upcoming bye before taking on the Ravens against in Week 14.

Nick Chubb

Nick Chubb

RB | CLE

Ground game stuffed Sunday

Chubb gained 16 yards on eight carries and caught two passes (four targets) for 23 more yards in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Ravens.

Chubb has been one of the NFL's top pure rushers this year, but his run of consistency came to a screeching halt Sunday. The Ravens were keen on bringing extra pressure and plugging potential rush lanes for the entire Cleveland rushing attack, as neither of the Browns' top two rushers were able to eclipse 20 yards for the first time this season. Kareem Hunt (leg) was held out at the end of this contest, so Chubb could be in store for heavy usage if his teammate is unable to return healthy from the upcoming bye week. Chubb averaged 17.3 carries and 109.3 rushing yards over the five-week span Hunt missed earlier this season.

Mark Andrews

Mark Andrews

TE | BAL

Stays hot with fifth TD

Andrews had four receptions (10 targets) for 65 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 16-10 win over the Browns.

The highlight of Andrews' performance was an amazing 39-yard one-handed catch while the defensive back held his other arm. It initially appeared that the Ravens accepted the pass-interference call rather than elect for the catch to stand, but the matter was eventually sorted out and the grab was credited to the tight end, much to the relief of his fantasy managers. Andrews has been one of the most consistent tight end options this season, posting 60 receptions, 761 yards and five touchdowns through 11 games.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Suffers leg injury late

Hunt (calf) was held out of Cleveland's final offensive position due to a stiff leg, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Head coach Kevin Stefanski didn't provide any additional information after the game, but this certainly is a concerning report given that Hunt just returned from a five-game absence due to a calf injury this week. We will have to wait to find out if Sunday's injury is related to his previous one. As for the game itself, Hunt -- like many of the Browns' offensive players -- was unable to do much against the Ravens' stout defense, finishing with just 20 rushing yards on seven carries with no receptions. The positive news is that Cleveland's bye is on tap, so Hunt will have an extra week to recover before attempting to suit up in a rematch against the Ravens in Week 14.

Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson

QB | BAL

Gets win despite four INTs

Jackson completed 20 of 32 pass attempts for 165 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions while adding 68 rushing yards on 17 attempts in Sunday's 16-10 win over Cleveland.

Jackson struggled mightily against one of the league's top pass defenses, finishing with a season low in passing yards (165) and a high in turnovers (four). The star quarterback's elite rushing abilities helped salvage what would have been a near net zero in passing fantasy production. Still, this type of performance didn't help fantasy managers in the same way Jackson's clutch finish helped the Ravens secure victory. Luckily for his managers, poor showings such as these are far and few between. Jackson will look to re-establish himself as an elite fantasy quarterback in another AFC South showdown against the Steelers next Sunday.

Miles Sanders

Miles Sanders

RB | PHI

Hurts ankle in loss

Sanders was injured in the second half of Sunday's loss to the Giants, according to Mike Kaye of NJ Advance Media. Martin Frank of the Delaware News Journal reports that the injury was to Sanders' ankle.

It's unclear whether this injury was related to the ankle injury that led to an IR stint for Sanders earlier this season. If Sanders or Jordan Howard (knee) can't play against the Jets in Week 13, Boston Scott and Kenneth Gainwell would lead the Eagles' backfield for that favorable matchup. Clarification on Sanders' status should emerge once the Eagles resume practicing Wednesday.

Van Jefferson

Van Jefferson

WR | LAR

Tallies long touchdown

Jefferson recorded three receptions on nine targets for 93 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 36-28 loss to the Packers.

Jefferson recorded a season high in targets, though he was inefficient for the majority of the game. The primary exception came early in the second quarter when he beat one-on-one coverage deep down the middle of the field for a 79-yard touchdown reception. Jefferson should continue to serve as a deep threat for the Rams heading into a Week 13 matchup against Jacksonville, as he now has at least one reception of 20 yards or more in five consecutive contests.

George Kittle

George Kittle

TE | SF

Only one catch against Vikings

Kittle caught one of two targets for 13 yards in Sunday's 34-28 win over the Vikings.

The Niners got most of their offense on the ground as Deebo Samuel (groin) ran for two TDs and Elijah Mitchell another, so there wasn't much available through the air for Kittle. The tight end saw his three-game touchdown streak come to an end in his worst performance of the season, and he'll look to rebound in Week 13 against the Seahawks.

Brandon Aiyuk

Brandon Aiyuk

WR | SF

Leading receiver in win

Aiyuk caught three of six targets for 91 yards in Sunday's 34-28 win over the Vikings.

He also gained four rushing yards on one carry. Deebo Samuel (groin) was doing most of his damage out of the backfield, leaving Aiyuk to lead the Niners in receiving yards while setting a new season high in the category. If Samuel's injury proves to be serious, Aiyuk will take on an even bigger role in Week 13 against the Seahawks.

Commands nine targets

Valdes-Scantling recorded four receptions on nine targets for 50 yards in Sunday's 36-28 win over the Rams.

Valdes-Scantling finished tied for the team lead with nine targets and likely benefited from the absence of Randall Cobb (groin) in the second half. Valdes-Scantling now has 19 targets combined across his last two games. He continued to serve as a deep threat for the team, as he recorded a 28-yard reception early in the third quarter. As a result of that reception, Valdes-Scantling now has at least one reception of 20 or more yards in three consecutive games and has topped 40 total receiving yards on each occasion.

Elijah Mitchell

Elijah Mitchell

RB | SF

Makes impact in return

Mitchell carried the ball 27 times for 133 yards and a touchdown and caught five of six targets for 35 yards in Sunday's 34-28 win over the Vikings.

After missing last week's contest due to rib and finger injuries, Mitchell seemed none the worse for wear in his return and saw his highest touch volume of the season, setting a new career high in scrimmage yards in the process. The rookie is the clear No. 1 back for the Niners when he's healthy, giving him significant upside in Week 13 against the Seahawks.

Braxton Berrios

Braxton Berrios

WR | NYJ

Makes 46-yard catch

Berrios caught two of three targets for 47 yards in Sunday's 21-14 win over Houston.

Berrios actually led the Jets in receiving yards, topping Elijah Moore by one. He flipped field position with a 46-yard catch in the third quarter, but the play was wasted when Matt Ammendola missed a 42-yard field-goal attempt to cap the drive. Berrios hasn't reached 50 yards in a game since Week 2.

Jimmy Garoppolo

Jimmy Garoppolo

QB | SF

Drives bus in win over Vikings

Garoppolo completed 17 of 26 passes for 230 yards and a touchdown with an interception in Sunday's 34-28 win over the Vikings.

Two rushing TDs from Deebo Samuel (groin) and one from Elijah Mitchell accounted for most of the Niners' offense, but Garoppolo chipped in with a three-yard strike to Jauan Jennings just before halftime. The 30-year-old QB continued his recent run of efficiency, posting a YPA of 8.0 or better for the fifth straight game, and he'll look to stay sharp in Week 13 against the Seahawks.

AJ Dillon

AJ Dillon

RB | GB

Maintains role as lead back

Dillon recorded 20 carries for 69 yards in Sunday's 36-28 win over the Rams. He added five receptions for 21 yards and a touchdown.

Dillon saw 14 carries in the second half of the game as the Packers looked to run out the clock on a lead, and he out-carried Aaron Jones 20-10 as a result. Despite that impressive volume, the most notable part of Dillon's production was his work as a receiver. He recorded the first receiving touchdown of his career midway through the third quarter and now has four or more receptions in three of his last four games. After the contest, coach Matt LaFleur called the backfield "a 1A and 1B" situation according to Matt Schneidman of The Athletic, so all indications suggest the Dillon will remain heavily involved in the offense even with the return of Jones.

Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen

WR | MIN

Two TDs in losing effort

Thielen caught five of seven targets for 62 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

Two red-zone TDs in the first half fueled another huge performance from the veteran receiver. Thielen now has six touchdowns in his last six games and 10 on the year, the second straight season he's reached double digits, and he could be in line for big numbers again in Week 13 against the Lions.

Justin Jefferson

Justin Jefferson

WR | MIN

Leading receiver in loss

Jefferson caught four of nine passes for 83 yards in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

While it wasn't the cleanest performance, Jefferson still led the Vikings in receiving yards, although he took a back seat to Adam Thielen (two TDs on the day) in the red zone. Jefferson has topped 80 yards in seven of his last nine games, giving him a very solid floor to complement his sky-high ceiling heading into a Week 13 clash with the Lions.

Finds end zone

Henderson recorded 16 carries for 55 yards in Sunday's 36-28 loss to the Packers. He added four receptions for 18 yards and a touchdown.

Henderson rebounded from a volume perspective after seeing only five carries in the team's Week 10 loss to earn at least 20 touches in a game for the third time on the campaign. He wasn't all that efficient on the ground, as he averaged only 3.4 yards per carry and his longest rush went for only seven yards. However, Henderson did produce well as a receiver, as he found the end zone on a six-yard reception late in the second quarter and recorded four catches for the second consecutive game. Most importantly, Henderson continued to serve as the Rams' clear lead back heading into a Week 13 matchup against the Jaguars.

Finds end zone in loss

Mattison carried the ball seven times for 21 yards and a touchdown and caught two of three targets for seven yards in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

The touchdown, Mattison's first rushing TD of the year, came early in the second half, but Dalvin Cook left the game on the Vikings' next drive with a shoulder injury and didn't return. If Cook's latest injury proves to be serious, Mattison could find himself back in the lead role for a very juicy Week 13 matchup with the Lions.

Jamison Crowder

Jamison Crowder

WR | NYJ

One catch in Wilson's return

Crowder caught his only target for five yards in Sunday's 21-14 win over Houston.

Zach Wilson threw for only 145 yards in his return from a knee injury, and the rookie quarterback looked Crowder's way just once on 24 pass attempts. Wilson's lack of quick decision-making and inaccuracy on shorter passes don't mesh well with Crowder's underneath routes out of the slot, but the rookie quarterback's working on correcting those weaknesses ahead of a Week 13 matchup with the Eagles.

Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins

QB | MIN

Falls short in San Francisco

Cousins completed 20 of 32 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns with an interception in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

He hit Adam Thielen for a pair of first-half scores, but the Vikings' passing game fell quiet in the second half and Cousins couldn't put together a game-tying drive during a scoreless fourth quarter. The 33-year-old QB has tossed multiple touchdowns in four straight games, a streak he'll look to extend -- albeit with better results -- in Week 13 against the Lions.

Tim Patrick

Tim Patrick

WR | DEN

Does little against Chargers

Patrick caught two of three targets for 26 yards in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

None of the Broncos' big three wideouts reached 30 receiving yards in the game, as Denver's defense and running backs carried the day. Patrick has managed only five grabs for 40 yards over the last two games, a downturn he'll look to break out of in Week 13 against Kansas City.

Jerry Jeudy

Jerry Jeudy

WR | DEN

Only two grabs Sunday

Jeudy caught two of three targets for 25 yards in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

None of the Broncos' big three wideouts reached 30 receiving yards in the game, as Denver's defense and running backs carried the day. It was Jeudy's poorest performance in four games since returning to the lineup, and he'll look to bounce back in Week 13 against Kansas City.

Courtland Sutton

Courtland Sutton

WR | DEN

Quiet in Sunday's win

Sutton caught two of three targets for 17 yards in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

None of the Broncos' big three wideouts reached 30 receiving yards in the game, as Denver's defense and running backs carried the day. Sutton has now gone three straight games with three targets or fewer and under 30 yards, making him a risky option in Week 13 against Kansas City.

Noah Fant

Noah Fant

TE | DEN

Three catches in win

Fant caught three of four targets for 12 yards in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

While the yardage was poor, Fant tied for the team lead in receptions with Javonte Williams, and he might have had a more appealing fantasy performance if depth tight end Eric Saubert hadn't vultured a one-yard TD in the fourth quarter. Fant has caught multiple passes in every game he's played this season, but he might need to be more productive in Week 13 against Kansas City.

Javonte Williams

RB | DEN

Big effort in Sunday's win

Williams carried the ball 14 times for 54 yards and a touchdown and caught three of four targets for 57 yards in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

While Melvin Gordon led the Broncos in rushing, Williams was by far the more productive back, scoring his first rushing TD since Week 3 while leading Denver in receiving yards to top 100 scrimmage yards for the second time in the last three games. Williams will attempt to build on that momentum in a Week 13 clash with Kansas City.

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

QB | GB

Strong performance against Rams

Rodgers completed 28 of 45 passes for 307 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Sunday's 36-28 win over the Rams. He added two rushes for zero yards and a touchdown.

Rodgers marched the Packers offense up and down the field for much of the game. He accounted for all of the team's offensive touchdowns, the first of which came on the ground as he rolled out to the right and juked past Jalen Ramsey from one yard away. Rodgers also added passing scores of seven and five yards, paired with explosive gains of 54 and 43 yards to Randall Cobb and Davante Adams, respectively. The end result was Rodgers' second consecutive game with 300 or more passing yards and multiple touchdowns through the air.

Leading rusher against Bolts

Gordon carried the ball 17 times for 83 yards and caught one of two targets for five yards in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

While he was more effective on the ground than Javonte Williams, it was the rookie who scored a rushing TD and made a much bigger impact as a receiver. Gordon also saw his four-game touchdown streak end, but he'll look to start a new one in Week 13 against Kansas City.

Drew Lock

Drew Lock

QB | DEN

Throws pick in relief

Lock completed four of seven passes for 26 yards with an interception in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Chargers.

Teddy Bridgewater limped off the field in the first half with a shin injury, forcing Lock into the game, and the 25-year-old's most notable play came when he was picked off by Derwin James. Bridgewater returned after the half, however, putting Denver's No. 2 QB back on the sidelines. It was Lock's first action since Week 4, and on 26 attempts this season he has a 0:2 TD:INT, making it clear why he lost a preseason job battle with Bridgewater.

First score with Rams

Beckham recorded five receptions on 10 targets for 81 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 36-28 loss to the Packers.

Beckham matched Cooper Kupp for the team lead in targets, delivering on coach Sean McVay's promise that Beckham would get more involved in his second game with the Rams. Beckham recorded a catch on only one of his first four targets of the game, though he showed more rapport with Matthew Stafford as the game went on. The highlight of his performance came on the first play of the fourth quarter, as he got behind the Packers secondary for a 54-yard touchdown -- his first with Los Angeles. With the effort, Beckham has established himself as a key part of the Rams offense heading into a Week 13 matchup against Jacksonville.

Davante Adams

Davante Adams

WR | GB

Tops 100 yards

Adams recorded eight receptions on nine targets for 104 yards in Sunday's 36-28 win over the Rams.

Adams didn't dominate targets in his typical fashion, as Marquez Valdes-Scantling saw nine targets and Allen Lazard six. Even so, Adams topped 100 receiving yards for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive game. Adams did the majority of his damage on a 43-yard reception late in the second quarter, and he came just shy of finding the end zone after being pushing out of bounds at the 11 yard line. With this performance, Adams has now recorded at least six catches in all but one of his 11 contests on the campaign.

Jared Cook

Jared Cook

TE | LAC

Scores TD in loss

Cook snared two of his five targets for 25 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos.

Sunday marked Cook's first touchdown since Week 6 and just his second red-zone target over that stretch as the Chargers have largely utilized Donald Parham and Austin Ekeler near the goal line. The veteran has been a safety net at times for quarterback Justin Herbert, but his meager targets week to week make for inconsistent fantasy value.

Elijah Moore

Elijah Moore

WR | NYJ

Four catches in Wilson's return

Moore caught four of eight targets for 48 yards and added a seven-yard carry in Sunday's 21-14 win over the Texans.

Quarterback Zach Wilson struggled in his return from a knee injury, dragging down the Jets' receivers with him, but Moore still made some key contributions and led the team in targets. He helped set up New York's go-ahead touchdown with a 22-yard catch on the first drive of the third quarter, and Moore was entrusted with the ball on the ground to convert a pivotal 4th-and-1 in the fourth quarter, allowing the Jets to run more clock by bursting up the field for a seven-yard gain. Moore should remain heavily involved in the Week 13 game plan against the Eagles.

Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

RB | GB

Ten carries in return

Jones rushed the ball 10 times for 23 yards in Sunday's 36-28 win over the Rams. He was also targeted once but did not record a reception.

Jones returned from a one-game absence after suffering an MCL sprain in Week 10. He received the first carry of the game for the Packers and saw eight carries in the first half as opposed to six for AJ Dillon. However, Dillon was used extensively in the second half as the Packers tried to run out the clock, and Dillon ultimately earned 20 carries compared to 10 for Jones. When given the opportunity, Jones wasn't particularly effective as he averaged only 2.3 yards per carry, with his longest rush going for eight yards. When asked about the running back situation after the game, head coach Matt LaFleur called the backfield a "1A and 1B" situation," Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.

Keenan Allen

Keenan Allen

WR | LAC

Tops in receiving again

Allen registered seven receptions on 10 targets for 85 yards in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos.

Allen continues to be a menace as a chain-moving target, but the continual red-zone reliance on Austin Ekeler and a trio of tight ends has siphoned off the veteran's normally consistent touchdown numbers. It's clear the Chargers have become reliant on Allen between the 20s, and with high-octane offensive matchups littering the latter half of the schedule, expect the 29-year-old to have a relatively safe fantasy floor the rest of the season.

Austin Walter

RB | NYJ

Makes most of opportunity with TD

Walter rushed nine times for 38 yards and a touchdown while failing to catch his only target in Sunday's 21-14 win over the Texans.

Walter was elevated from the practice squad with Michael Carter (ankle) on IR, and he worked as part of a three-headed backfield committee with Tevin Coleman (16 carries for 67 yards) and Ty Johnson (six carries for 42 yards). Given an opportunity from the two-yard line late in the first half, Waller made the most of it by powering into the end zone. He'll likely be elevated again in Week 13 against the Eagles

Ty Johnson

Ty Johnson

RB | NYJ

Just six carries with Carter out

Johnson rushed six times for 42 yards and failed to catch his only target in Sunday's 21-14 win over Houston.

Johnson averaged an impressive 7.0 yards per carry but finished third on the team in attempts behind Tevin Coleman (16) and Austin Walter (nine). Walter was the only one of the three to score a touchdown, and it's apparent that Michael Carter's (ankle) absence won't translate to a leading role for Johnson. The lone ball thrown in Johnson's direction bounced off his back for an interception in the first quarter, so perhaps rookie quarterback Zach Wilson was loath to throw Johnson's way again.

Austin Ekeler

Austin Ekeler

RB | LAC

Nearly eclipses 100 total yards

Ekeler tallied 12 carries for 31 yards and caught six of his eight targets for 68 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos.

Ekeler has now scored a touchdown in seven of the last nine games and has seven receiving scores in that span. It wasn't all great news for Ekeler, however, as the talented running back was held under four yards per carry for just the second time since October while the Chargers fell into a pass-heavy game script. It's been a career year for the dynamic dual threat, and with a favorable schedule down the stretch, expect Ekeler to continue to pile up the numbers.

Justin Herbert

Justin Herbert

QB | LAC

Inconsistent outing in loss

Herbert completed 28 of 44 attempts for 303 yards and two touchdowns to go along with two interceptions in Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Broncos. He also led the team in rushing with 36 yards on four carries.

Fantasy managers will be happy enough with Herbert's performance, but much of his production came in junk time, and a a poorly thrown checkdown to Austin Ekeler in the fourth quarter bounced off the running back's hands and turned into a game-sealing pick six. That wasn't the only bad throw for the 23-year-old, as Herbert also made an uncharacteristically bad throw with the game within reach to begin the fourth, missing Jared Cook on a red-zone throw that turned into an interception and helped turn the momentum in favor of the Broncos. Herbert now has thrown an interception in seven games this season and is dangerously on pace to exceed his interception figure (10) from last season.

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

QB | LAR

Launches two long touchdowns

Stafford completed 21 of 38 passes for 302 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in Sunday's 36-28 loss to the Packers.

News emerged prior to the game that Stafford was playing through back pain, a sore ankle and recurring elbow pain. The issues didn't seem to hold back his performance, as he launched touchdown passes of 79 and 54 yards to Van Jefferson and Odell Beckham, respectively. The performance was also his first multi-touchdown and 300-passing yard effort since Week 8. Unfortunately for Stafford, he also made multiple big mistakes, including his third pick six in as many games late in the third quarter, which put the Rams behind 36-17.

Cooper Kupp

Cooper Kupp

WR | LAR

Racks up catches late

Kupp recorded seven catches on 10 targets for 96 yards in Sunday's 36-28 loss to the Packers.

Kupp recorded two receptions -- both of which came on the team's final drive of the second quarter -- for 41 yards at halftime. He padded his stats in the second half as the Rams played from behind, and the end result was his fifth consecutive game with 90 or more receiving yards. Kupp narrowly missed a bigger day, as it appeared that he had thrown a touchdown to Van Jefferson prior to the play being overturned upon review. Though Odell Beckham got more involved in the offense Sunday, Kupp now has 18 receptions for 218 yards across two games since Beckham joined the team.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

Will get MRI on shoulder

Cook will go for an MRI on his injured shoulder Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Cook was carted off due to the injury in the second half of Sunday's 34-26 loss to San Francisco. Vikings fans and Cook fantasy managers will wait with bated breath until the results of the MRI become available Monday. Should Cook need to miss extended time, Alexander Mattison would take over as the lead back, with rookie special-teams ace Kene Nwangwu in the mix for change-of-pace duties.

Deebo Samuel

Deebo Samuel

WR | SF

Will need MRI on groin

Samuel is slated to undergo an MRI on the groin injury he suffered in the second half of Sunday's win over the Vikings, 49ers Team Reporter Keiana Martin reports.

Samuel was able to make his way to the sideline under his own power after suffering the injury, and he remained there without his helmet after being examined by trainers. Once the results of the MRI are made available, the 49ers should provide an update on Samuel's status.

Guts through shin injury Sunday

Coach Vic Fangio noted that Bridgewater played through a shin injury during the second half of Sunday's 28-13 win against the Chargers, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports. "He toughed it out," Fangio said. "He was nowhere near 100 percent."

It was an up-and-down performance from Bridgewater, who was forced from the contest on the Broncos' third possession. He yielded QB duties to Drew Lock for the rest of the first half, but Bridgewater was able to return after halftime and eventually finished 11-for-18 passing for 129 yards and one touchdown to go with two carries for 10 yards and another score. Bridgewater likely has maintenance in store for him during Week 13 prep, as his status will be monitored closely leading up to next Sunday's road matchup with the Chiefs.

Robby Anderson

Robby Anderson

WR | CAR

Sees downturn in production

Anderson brought in one of four targets for 15 yards in the Panthers' 33-10 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

A week after recording five receptions in the first start of Cam Newton's second tenure with the Panthers, Anderson saw a disappointing downturn. It's been an undeniably underwhelming year for the speedster overall, and unless Newton significantly picks up his play, Anderson will continue to have an uphill battle to a serviceable fantasy line during a Week 14 home matchup against the Falcons following a Week 13 bye.

Mike Gesicki

Mike Gesicki

TE | MIA

Limited to three grabs

Gesicki brought in all three targets for 17 yards in the Dolphins' 33-10 win over the Panthers on Sunday.

Gesicki was much less busy than usual, with his three targets qualifying as his fewest since since Week 1. The Penn State product hasn't visited the end zone since Week 7, but he does have at last three grabs in 10 of the last 11 games. A Week 13 home matchup against a Giants team that's played poor defense on the road should present a solid opportunity for the fourth-year tight end to put up some fantasy-worthy numbers.

Scores in lopsided loss

Westbrook-Ikhine brought in two of five targets for 25 yards and a touchdown in the Titans' 36-13 loss to the Patriots on Sunday.

Westbrook-Ikhine, along with Chester Rogers, was the most accomplished receiver on the field for the Titans on Sunday, and he was able to salvage his day from a fantasy perspective with a one-yard touchdown grab early in the second quarter. The second-year wideout should again be relied on heavily during a Week 14 matchup against the Jaguars following a Week 13 bye.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

Promptly ruled out

Cook (shoulder) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Cook totaled 10 carries for 39 yards and six catches for 64 yards before being carted off in the second half. He also fumbled on the play on which he got hurt. Cook needing the cart and being promptly ruled out afterward suggest his absence may extend past the remainder of this game, and the team will likely provide an update on the severity of his injury soon.

Rashard Higgins

Rashard Higgins

WR | CLE

Healthy scratch in Week 12

Higgins (coach's decision) is listed as inactive Sunday at Baltimore, Anthony Poisal of the Browns' official site reports.

Even with rookie third-round pick Anthony Schwartz sidelined with a concussion, the Browns have elected to make Higgins a healthy scratch. This could be Higgins' reality moving forward due to his meager results this season (15-185-1 line on 31 targets in 11 games). With Higgins and Schwartz inactive, Jarvis Landry, Donovan Peoples-Jones (groin), Ja'Marcus Bradley and JoJo Natson will compose the team's group of wide receivers in Week 12.

Deebo Samuel

Deebo Samuel

WR | SF

Departs with injury

Samuel left Sunday's game against the Vikings in the fourth quarter with a groin injury and is questionable to return, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.

Samuel racked up 78 yards from scrimmage and two scores before picking up the injury, but it remains to be seen if he will be able to add to those totals.

Tevin Coleman

Tevin Coleman

RB | NYJ

Gets 18 touches in Houston

Coleman rushed 16 times for 67 yards and caught two of three targets for three yards in Sunday's 21-14 win over Houston.

Coleman led the Jets' backfield in carries and rushing yards, though Ty Johnson and practice squad elevation Austin Walter combined for 80 rushing yards on 15 carries, including a two-yard Walter touchdown run late in the first half. Coleman performed decently as the leading option in a crowded backfield with Michael Carter (ankle) on IR, and he should maintain that role in Week 13 against the Eagles.

Suiting up Sunday

Peoples-Jones (groin) is listed as active for Sunday night's game against the Ravens, Anthony Poisal of the Browns' official site reports.

Peoples-Jones, who was inactive last Sunday against the Lions, is back in action Sunday, and in the process he should reclaim a key role in the team's passing attack alongside wideout Jarvis Landry, especially with Rashard Higgins a healthy scratch. As long as he can stay healthy, Peoples-Jones profiles as the Browns' No. 2 WR option now that Odell Beckham is no longer in the mix, while Ja'Marcus Bradley and JoJo Natson also are in the mix for targets from QB Baker Mayfield in Week 12.

Stellar in expanded opportunity

Hilliard rushed 12 times for 131 yards and a touchdown while also bringing in one of two targets for two yards in the Titans' 36-13 loss to the Patriots on Sunday. He also lost a fumble.

Just over half of Hilliard's rushing yardage tally came on a 68-yard touchdown run with 37 seconds remaining in the first half. However, Hilliard was highly efficient with his other 11 carries as well, and although he did lose a fumble, so did backfield mate D'Onta Foreman. Given that each back surpassed the 100-yard mark Sunday, it remains to be seen how the workload will be split between them in a Week 14 home matchup versus the Jaguars following a Week 13 bye.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Back from five-game absence

Hunt (calf) is listed as active for Sunday night's game against the Ravens, Anthony Poisal of the Browns' official site reports.

This will mark Hunt's first game appearance since Week 6, and in his return from IR he's likely to handle third-down and complementary work behind top back Nick Chubb, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. It's an arrangement that yielded enough touches for Hunt to maintain fantasy relevance prior to his calf injury, though Rapoport suggests that the Browns figure to ease Hunt back into the mix with "not too big of a workload" Sunday, which could allow D'Ernest Johnson to mix in as well versus Baltimore.

Three turnovers in loss

Roethlisberger (pectoral/shoulder) completed 24 of 41 pass attempts for 263 yards, a touchdown, two interceptions and two fumbles (one lost) in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals.

Roethlisberger was banged up heading into the contest, but he was cleared of any injury designations prior to kickoff. The veteran quarterback failed at protecting the football, and the Steelers went down big early and failed to recover. Big Ben's arm can't produce the gaudy passing totals from his younger years -- he has only one game over 300 yards this season -- so multiple turnover games like this one kill his fantasy value. The 39-year-old was coming off of a five-game streak with no interceptions, so he will look to get back on track in a pivotal game against the Ravens next Sunday.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

RB | MIN

Carted off with injury

Cook was carted off the field in the second half of Sunday's game against the 49ers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

It's not immediately clear what type of injury Cook is dealing with, but his status will be updated again when more information is available. Alexander Mattison is the next man up in the Vikings' backfield.

Marquise Brown

Marquise Brown

WR | BAL

Returns to action in Week 12

Brown (thigh) is listed as active for Sunday night's game against the Browns.

Prior to missing last weekend's game against the Bears, Brown had logged a dozen or more targets in three straight contests, with his overall per-game production rate through nine outings checking in at 5.8 catches on 9.1 targets for 79.9 yards. Barring any in-game setbacks, the fleet wideout should continue to see his share of volume in a Baltimore offense that welcomes back QB Lamar Jackson, who sat out Week 11 action due to a non-COVID-19-related illness.

D'Onta Foreman

D'Onta Foreman

RB | TEN

Shines in Week 12 loss

Foreman rushed 19 times for 109 yards, brought in his only target for three yards and lost a fumble in the Titans' 36-13 loss to the Patriots on Sunday.

With a makeshift receiving corps, the Titans turned heavily toward the run with success. Foreman was one of the beneficiaries, consistently ripping off solid gains, including a 30-yard scamper. With backfield mate Dontrell Hilliard actually outpacing Foreman with 131 yards on 12 carries, it will be interesting to see what the division of labor in the Tennessee ground attack looks like during a Week 14 home matchup versus the Jaguars following a Week 13 bye.

Nico Collins

WR | HOU

Two catches in Week 12

Collins (hip) caught two of five targets for 28 yards in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Collins has topped the 50-yard mark only once, and the rookie third-round pick is still searching for his first career touchdown. He'll continue to play a starting role in Houston's low-octane passing attack in Week 13 against the Colts.

Four catches in loss

Pittman brought in four of 10 targets for 53 yards in the Colts' 38-31 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.

The big-bodied receiver slogged through an inefficient afternoon, but he still turned in a serviceable performance from a fantasy perspective. Pittman's yardage total was his lowest since Week 6, but his Week 13 road matchup against the Texans should afford him more opportunities for production.

Brandin Cooks

Brandin Cooks

WR | HOU

Scores third TD of 2021

Cooks caught three of five targets for 45 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Cooks maintained his concentration and hauled in a 40-yard deep ball in the end zone to give the Texans a 14-3 lead in the second quarter, but Houston's top receiver was quiet outside of that play, and it was all Jets from there. While Cooks' touchdown total now sits at three heading into a Week 13 home matchup against the Colts, he has only 382 receiving yards in his last eight games after mustering 322 through the first three.

T.Y. Hilton

T.Y. Hilton

WR | IND

Scores rare TD in loss

Hilton brought in four of five targets for 28 yards and a touchdown in the Colts' 38-31 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.

The veteran speedster was able to notch his first touchdown since Week 17 of last season when he recorded a four-yard scoring grab late in the first half. Hilton's four receptions also equaled his season high in that category, but his sparse yardage totals significantly cap his fantasy value in any game during which he can't supplement them with a touchdown. Hilton does draw a fantasy-friendly matchup in Week 13 when the Colts pay a visit to the Texans.

Rex Burkhead

Rex Burkhead

RB | HOU

Heavy usage but limited results

Burkhead rushed 12 times for 27 yards and caught all three of his targets for 27 yards in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Burkhead got three more touches than David Johnson but mustered one fewer scrimmage yard. While Burkhead's 33 touches over the past two weeks suggest he'll continue to play a prominent role in Week 13 against the Colts, he has averaged fewer than three yards per touch, so there will likely be more enticing backfield options in a majority of fantasy formats.

Joe Burrow

Joe Burrow

QB | CIN

Responsible for two TDs in win

Burrow completed 20 of 24 pass attempts for 190 yards, a touchdown and an interception while scoring another touchdown on an eight-yard rush in Sunday's 41-10 win over the Steelers.

The Bengals' defense and rushing attack led the charge in an important win over an AFC North rival, but Burrow was able to get in on the ground onslaught with a touchdown of his own. It was the 24-year-old's first rushing score of the season after posting three in his shortened rookie campaign. Burrow has failed to top 200 passing yards over his last two contests after averaging 309.5 yards over his previous six. The Bengals may need to rely on their rising star quarterback when they face a high-powered Chargers offense next Sunday.

Chris Godwin

Chris Godwin

WR | TB

Modest showing in win

Godwin brought in four of five targets for 24 yards and lost a fumble in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

Godwin checked in second in receptions on the afternoon and led Bucs wideouts in catches, but that wasn't saying much on an afternoon when only eight of Tom Brady's 25 completions went to receivers. Godwin's first opportunity to bounce back from what was a season-low yardage total comes in a Week 13 road matchup against the Falcons.

David Johnson

David Johnson

RB | HOU

Racks up 12 touches in loss

Johnson rushed 10 times for 39 yards and caught two of three targets for 16 yards in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.

Johnson got 12 touches to Rex Burkhead's 15, and the latter racked up 54 scrimmage yards compared to the former's 55. Johnson limped to the blue medical tent at one point but returned without issue, per NFL reporter Aaron Wilson. Considering the Jets entered the game as the league's most generous defense to running backs, matching even this output will be an uphill battle for Johnson in Week 13 against the Colts.

Trey Sermon

RB | SF

Sidelined for second half

Sermon (ankle) has been ruled out for the second half of Sunday's game against the Vikings, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Sermon injured his ankle on special teams in the first half of Sunday's contest, and he will not see any action in the final two quarters. The 49ers figure to provide some sort of update on Sermon's status at the conclusion of the game.

Phillip Lindsay

Phillip Lindsay

RB | MIA

Logs 12 carries in debut

Lindsay rushed 12 times for 42 yards in the Dolphins' 33-10 win over the Panthers on Sunday.

Lindsay saw a healthy allotment of carries in his Dolphins debut, notable given he had only three days of practice under his belt. The veteran recorded just four fewer rush attempts and seven fewer rushing yards than Myles Gaskin, although it remains to be seen if the workload split between the two will be that close in games in which the flow doesn't favor the running game as much as Sunday's did. Lindsay's next opportunity to make a favorable impression on his new squad comes in a Week 13 home matchup against the Giants.

Pat Freiermuth

Pat Freiermuth

TE | PIT

Scores TD, suffers concussion

Freiermuth (concussion) caught all four targets for 40 yards and a touchdown Sunday, but he had to be evaluated for a concussion after a 41-10 loss to the Bengals, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Eric Ebron (knee) was placed on injured reserve this week, so Freiermuth resumed his role as the Steelers' unchallenged starting tight end. While the 22-year-old posted a strong fantasy line, he was forced to exit the game late after a hit to the head and will likely have to go through the league's concussion protocol this week. If Freiermuth is unable to go, Zach Gentry will be asked to start against the Ravens next Sunday.

Tyrod Taylor

Tyrod Taylor

QB | HOU

Tosses two TDs in loss

Taylor completed 17 of 26 passes for 158 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets. He added 30 yards on two rushing attempts.

Taylor was picked off on Houston's first possession but bounced back two drives later with a 13-yard touchdown pass to Brevin Jordan to take a 7-3 lead. He then threw a dime to Brandin Cooks for a 40-yard touchdown on the very next possession. Taylor cooled off after that, though, and the Jets responded with 18 unanswered points to pull out the road win. The veteran quarterback will have limited appeal when the Colts come to town in Week 13.

Myles Gaskin

Myles Gaskin

RB | MIA

Scores twice in win

Gaskin rushed 16 times for 49 yards and two touchdowns and brought in both targets for three yards in the Dolphins' 33-10 win over the Panthers on Sunday.

Gaskin saw new arrival Phillip Lindsay log 12 carries of his own, but it was the former who got two rushing opportunities from inside the five-yard line that he parlayed into a pair of three-yard touchdown runs. Gaskin had scored on the ground only once all season prior to Sunday, and the two visits to the end zone helped prop up what would have otherwise been a very pedestrian fantasy performance. The workload split between Gaskin and Lindsay will be one to monitor moving forward, beginning with a Week 13 home matchup against the Giants.

Randall Cobb

Randall Cobb

WR | GB

Ruled out with injury

Cobb suffered a groin injury in the first half of Sunday's game against the Rams and has been ruled out for the remainder of the game, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

Cobb had a huge first half, but as a result of his injury he will not be able to add to the four receptions, 95 yards and the touchdown he recorded over the first two quarters.

Chase Claypool

Chase Claypool

WR | PIT

Racks up 82 yards in blowout loss

Claypool had three receptions (eight targets) for 82 yards in Sunday's 41-10 loss to Cincinnati.

Claypool's production hovered right around his season averages heading into Sunday's contest (4.3 receptions, 65.8 yards and 7.6 targets), but he set a new season high with a 27.3 yards per catch average. The 22-year-old is currently on pace to surpass his rookie total of 873 yards with 608 receiving yards through nine starts, but his lack of touchdowns (one) continues to depress his fantasy potential. Claypool's next chance to hit pay dirt will come against the Ravens next Sunday.

DJ Moore

DJ Moore

WR | CAR

Big receiving day in loss

Moore brought in four of 10 targets for 103 yards in the Panthers' 33-10 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

The highlight of Moore's day -- and that of the Panthers as a whole -- came on the wideout's 64-yard grab in the first quarter. Moore would go on to lead the team in receptions and receiving yardage on the night, but considering Carolina netted all of 134 passing yards due to poor performances from both Cam Newton and P.J. Walker, the talented receiver's numbers were a minor miracle from a fantasy perspective. Moore's chances of replicating strong numbers in a Week 13 divisional home matchup versus the Falcons will naturally be heavily reliant on the play under center.

Back in action

Bridgewater (lower leg) returned to action for the Broncos' first drive of the second half in Sunday's game against the Chargers, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.

Bridgewater injured his leg in the first quarter of Sunday's contest and did not see any action in the second period, but he was able to make it back into the game after halftime.

Jakobi Meyers

Jakobi Meyers

WR | NE

Just under 100 yards in win

Meyers caught five of eight targets for 98 yards in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans.

Meyers set a new season high in receiving yards, topping his Week 3 output against the Saints by four. He still has only one career touchdown, but the 25-year-old wide receiver has carved out a consistent role in New England's offense, catching at least four passes in all but one game this season.

Jaylen Waddle

Jaylen Waddle

WR | MIA

Posts career-best performance

Waddle brought in nine of 10 targets for 137 yards and a touchdown in the Dolphins' 33-10 win over the Panthers on Sunday. He also returned one punt for seven yards.

The rookie posted his first career 100-yard effort in the Dolphins' fourth consecutive win, and both his reception and yardage totals paced all pass catchers on the afternoon. Waddle also recorded his fourth receiving touchdown of the season in the second quarter on a nine-yard scoring grab, and with at least eight catches in three of the past four games, he heads into a Week 13 home matchup against the Giants with no shortage of momentum.

Tee Higgins

Tee Higgins

WR | CIN

Best game of season

Higgins caught six of eight targets for 114 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 41-10 win over the Steelers.

Higgins finally broke the century mark in his ninth start of the year, also chipping in his first touchdown since Week 2. Ja'Marr Chase has clearly been the Bengals' top receiving option this season, but the Steelers shaded more coverage his way, opening the door for his teammate to steal the glory. Higgins has been a fringe option in standard fantasy formats this season, so he will look to gain momentum off of a season-best performance heading into a Week 13 matchup against the Chargers.

Nine carries in Week 12

Stevenson (knee) rushed nine times for 46 yards and didn't catch his only target in Sunday's 36-13 win over Tennessee.

Stevenson was slightly outplayed by Damien Harris (neck), who had 52 scrimmage yards and a touchdown on 12 touches. The pair of running backs should continue to split carries in Week 13 against the Bills, though it's possible the Patriots will fall behind after playing from ahead for the past few weeks, in which case receiving back Brandon Bolden could carve out a larger role.

Mike Evans

Mike Evans

WR | TB

Three grabs in win

Evans brought in three of five targets for 16 yards in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

Evans struggled with a Colts secondary known to be tough on wideouts, leading to his lowest yardage total of the season. He has also now recorded three receptions or less in four of the last six contests, and on Sunday he wasn't able to prop up his fantasy production with a touchdown, as he'd done at least once in five games during that same span. A more appealing positional matchup does await Evans in Week 13, however, as the Buccaneers travel to Atlanta to face an average Falcons secondary.

Damien Harris

Damien Harris

RB | NE

Finds paydirt late in win

Harris (neck) rushed 11 times for 40 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 36-13 win over Tennessee. He also caught his only target for 12 yards.

Harris saw a near-even split in touches with Rhamondre Stevenson (knee), who mustered 46 yards on nine carries and one target. The veteran running back salvaged his performance with a 14-yard touchdown to round out the scoring with 4:38 to go. Harris continues to be the surging Patriots' primary goal-line option heading into a Week 13 MNF matchup with the Bills.

Jack Doyle

Jack Doyle

TE | IND

Best game of season in loss

Doyle brought in six of seven targets for 81 yards and a touchdown in the Colts' 38-31 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Doyle's reception and receiving yardage totals not only led the Colts on the afternoon, but they also qualified as his best numbers of the season in those categories. The veteran tight end also found the end zone for the third time in five games when he scored from 15 yards out in the second quarter, and his clear chemistry with Carson Wentz affords him solid value heading into a Week 13 road divisional clash against the vulnerable Texans defense.

Diontae Johnson

Diontae Johnson

WR | PIT

Sees 14 targets in losing effort

Johnson had nine receptions (14 targets) for 95 yards in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals.

Johnson led all Steelers receiving options in targets, receptions and yardage despite the overall disappointing team performance. The 25-year-old has been a steady fantasy contributor while taking over as Pittsburgh's top receiving option this season, seeing a whopping 119 targets through 10 starts. The heavy usage keeps Johnson's fantasy floor high heading into an important Week 13 matchup against the Ravens.

Trey Sermon

RB | SF

Injures ankle Sunday

Sermon sustained an ankle injury during Sunday's game against the Vikings, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Sermon was unable to put weight on his right leg as he needed assistance to get off the field after a Brandon Aiyuk punt return. With Elijah Mitchell back in the fold after recovering from finger surgery, Sermon didn't receive a touch prior to his departure.

Ja'Marr Chase

Ja'Marr Chase

WR | CIN

Falls victim to game script

Chase caught all three of his targets for 39 yards in Sunday's 41-10 blowout win over the Steelers.

The Bengals went up big in the first half on the backs of Joe Mixon (165 yards and two touchdowns) and a dominant defensive performance (interception return for a touchdown). When Joe Burrow was asked to drop back and pass, he favored Tee Higgins (six receptions for 114 yards and a score) on the side of the field that star defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick wasn't operating in. Chase has seen his production dip over the last four contests as defenses appear to be focusing more on the breakout star (38 yards per game over that span). Cincinnati may need to utilize its top receiving option more heavily in an upcoming matchup against the Chargers' high-powered offense next Sunday.

Evan Engram

Evan Engram

TE | NYG

Makes three catches

Engram caught three passes for 37 yards on six targets against Philadelphia on Sunday.

The efficiency was less than sparkling, but there's perhaps encouragement to be found in the fact that Engram's six targets were the second-highest total for the Giants on Sunday, trailing only Kenny Golladay's seven. The Giants passing game might need to lean on Engram again when they head to Miami in Week 13, especially if slot receivers Sterling Shepard and Kadarius Toney miss that game with their respective quadriceps injuries. The question of whether Engram and Daniel Jones can capitalize is of course very different, and not one that engenders confidence.

Darius Slayton

Darius Slayton

WR | NYG

Catches three passes

Slayton caught three passes for 40 yards on four targets against Philadelphia on Sunday.

Slayton was efficient with his targets, but it would have been nice to see him draw more in this matchup, especially with teammates Sterling Shepard and Kadarius Toney both out with quadriceps injuries. While Slayton's speed makes him a dangerous downfield threat, the depth of the Giants' pass-catcher rotation and the general struggles of Daniel Jones make it difficult to see the route to mainstream fantasy viability most weeks.

Jalen Reagor

Jalen Reagor

WR | PHI

Blamed for loss

Reagor caught two passes for 31 yards on seven targets against the Giants on Sunday.

The Eagles lost 13-7 in a game where Reagor had two chances to make game-winning catches on the final drive yet failed to do so despite a pair of on-target passes. Reagor can't be blamed for Jalen Hurts' broader box score of 14 completed passes for 129 yards and three interceptions on 31 targets, but given the visibility of Reagor's mistakes in the one-score game, he might see his playing time and usage suffer going forward.

DeVonta Smith

DeVonta Smith

WR | PHI

Underused Sunday

Smith caught two passes for 22 yards on four targets against the Giants on Sunday.

Jalen Hurts struggled as a passer and took Smith down with him, yet both players should find a more welcoming matchup when the Eagles face the Jets in Week 13. Smith's disappointing numbers against the Giants mostly occurred because Hurts threw for only 129 yards and three interceptions on 31 attempts, but an outcome like that is far less likely versus New York.

Ryan Tannehill

Ryan Tannehill

QB | TEN

Struggles with short-handed crew

Tannehill completed 11 of 21 passes for 93 yards with a touchdown and an interception while adding 24 yards on five rushes in the Titans' 36-13 loss to the Patriots on Sunday. He also committed a fumble recovered by Tennessee.

With all of A.J. Brown (chest), Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) on injured reserve, Tannehill was forced to rely on a makeshift wideout corps that wasn't able to do its part to help him keep the ball moving downfield against a stingy Patriots defense. The passing yardage total was Tannehill's lowest of the season by far, but he was able to extend his streak of at least one passing touchdown to six games with a one-yard scoring toss to Nick Westbrook-Ikhine in the second quarter. If Sunday's results are any indication, there's reason for concern among Tannehill's fantasy managers until one of either Jones or Brown is able to make it back to action. Tannehill's next opportunity to atone for Sunday's meager numbers comes in a Week 14 home matchup versus the Jaguars following a Week 13 bye.

Najee Harris

Najee Harris

RB | PIT

Posts 11 touches in blowout loss

Harris rushed eight times for 23 yards and caught three of five targets for 14 yards in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Bengals.

Harris was victimized by another poor game script when the Steelers found themselves in a 31-3 hole at halftime. The rookie back has been steadily utilized as a receiver out of the backfield this season -- averaging 4.9 receptions per game heading into this contest -- but he wasn't able to gain traction in either facet of the offensive gameplan against Cincinnati. Harris is still the clear workhorse in Pittsburgh's backfield, so he should resume seeing higher usage rates if the team can simply keep games closer. It will attempt to do that in another important AFC North showdown against the Ravens next Sunday.

Boston Scott

Boston Scott

RB | PHI

Finds end zone

Scott ran for 64 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries while catching two passes for eight yards on three targets against the Giants on Sunday.

The Eagles gave Scott 15 carries to Miles Sanders' nine -- a decision they might regret given that Scott lost a fumble in the the 13-7 loss. Scott is generally a capable player when given the usage and he'll face a weak Jets defense in Week 13, but guessing the workload split between himself, Sanders, Kenneth Gainwell and Jordan Howard (knee) is a perilous task.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

QB | TB

Navigates tough matchup in win

Brady completed 25 of 34 passes for 226 yards with a touchdown and an interception while adding two yards on two rushes in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

The Colts have been effective limiting wide receiver production for most of the season, and with that coming to fruition again Sunday, Brady was forced to seek out alternative paths to success through the air. It led to relatively muted numbers overall for the future Hall of Famer, as he largely focused on Rob Gronkowski and Leonard Fournette when dropping back and didn't complete a pass longer than 32 yards. Brady did throw his sixth interception over Antonio Brown's (ankle) four-game absence as well, with Sunday's matchup likely one where he particularly missed the playmaking dynamic he offers as the third receiver. Brady may have a chance to have a fully healthy receiving corps and will draw an easier matchup on paper overall in a Week 13 road divisional clash against the Falcons.

Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

QB | NYG

Escapes with win

Jones completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 202 yards and one touchdown while running for 30 yards on nine carries against Philadelphia on Sunday.

The Eagles kept Jones under a decent amount of pressure by hitting him five times despite his modest pass-attempt volume, but it still would have been nice to see the third-year quarterback produce a bit better than this. Jones and the Giants head to Miami to face the Dolphins in Week 13, and that matchup would be significantly more manageable if at least one of Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) or Kadarius Toney (quadriceps) could return from injury by then. The Dolphins blitz aggressively and big plays can be had as a result, but Jones will need to be alert and correctly identify the weak spots.

Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski

TE | TB

Explodes for vintage performance

Gronkowski secured seven of 10 targets for 123 yards in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

With the Colts' having a well earned reputation of limiting wide receiver production, Gronkowski was focused on early and often by Tom Brady to the tune of a team-high number of targets. Gronkowski made good use of his opportunities, setting the pace in receiving yards by a wide margin on the afternoon. The yardage and targets were also season-best figures for the veteran tight end, who's produced a 13-204-0 line on 18 targets in his first two full games back from rib and back injuries. Gronkowski once again should be a focal point in a Week 13 road divisional clash against the Falcons.

Kyle Pitts

Kyle Pitts

TE | ATL

Quiet in Jacksonville

Pitts caught two of six targets for 26 yards in Sunday's 21-14 win over the Jaguars.

A trip close to his old stomping grounds at the University of Florida didn't help the rookie tight end break out of his slump, as Pitts was limited to fewer than 30 yards for the second consecutive game after topping that mark in eight of his first nine. While Cordarrelle Patterson and the running game led Atlanta to victory in this one, the Falcons' passing attack continues to struggle, and Pitts' pedestrian play of late hasn't helped. The rookie third-overall pick will look to get back on track in Week 13 against a Tampa Bay defense that gave up a respectable 73 yards to Pitts back in Week 2.

Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon

RB | CIN

Continues to dominate

Mixon rushed 28 times for 165 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 41-10 win over the Steelers. He added four receptions on four targets for minus-2 yards.

Mixon continued his recent assault on opposing defenses, scoring multiple touchdowns for the fourth game in a row. The 24-year-old has also seen a huge uptick in usage of late, averaging 144 rushing yards on 29 carries over Cincinnati's last two contests after failing to reach 20 carries over the previous seven. The Bengals' recent commitment to the run has resulted in a two-game win streak following a mid-season lull, so Mixon should continue to see heavy usage heading into a home matchup against another AFC playoff hopeful, the Los Angeles Chargers, next Sunday.

Sustains lower-leg injury

Bridgewater was forced out of Sunday's game against the Chargers with a lower leg injury, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Prior to his exit from the contest, Bridgewater had completed six of 10 pass attempts for 59 yards and ran once for an 11-yard TD. In his absence, Drew Lock has taken over at QB for the Broncos.

Kenny Golladay

Kenny Golladay

WR | NYG

Makes three catches

Golladay caught three passes for 50 yards on seven targets against Philadelphia on Sunday.

Matched up with standout corner Darius Slay much of the day, Golladay had a difficult task Sunday and his efficiency dragged accordingly. It's been a frustrating season for Golladay and he gets another potentially challenging matchup against Xavien Howard and Byron Jones in Miami in Week 13, so it's difficult to see him as much more than a boom-or-bust proposition. Be it his fault or an unavoidable outcome of the circumstances, the "boom" part hasn't happened much to this point in his Giants tenure.

Hauls in five passes in Week 12

Shenault recorded five catches (on nine targets) for 33 yards during Sunday's 21-14 defeat to the Falcons.

Shenault's team-high target tally was the second most he's received in a game this season, and the third most of his one-and-a-half campaigns as a pro. However, he was unable to do much with them. His two longest receptions went for 24 and 11 yards, while the other three totaled minus-2 yards. Since he compiled at least 48 yards in five of the first six games of the season, Shenault has only gone past that threshold once in the last five contests. He may have a difficult time turning it around next Sunday in a road matchup with the Rams.

Russell Gage

Russell Gage

WR | ATL

Productive in Week 12 win

Gage caught six of seven targets for 62 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 21-14 win over Jacksonville.

Gage put Atlanta ahead 21-3 with a 12-yard touchdown in the third quarter, doubling his season touchdown total. He also led the team in targets, catches and receiving yards. If Calvin Ridley (personal) remains on the reserve/non-football injury list, Gage will continue to work as the Falcons' de facto No. 1 wide receiver in Week 13 against the Buccaneers.

Miles Sanders

Miles Sanders

RB | PHI

Minimal usage

Sanders ran for 64 yards on nine carries and brought in his only target for no gain against the Giants on Sunday.

Boston Scott saw six more carries than Sanders but generated the same amount of yardage and lost a fumble in the one-score game. One could generously assume the Eagles have some basis for yanking the playing time of their running backs back and forth on a week-to-week basis, but from afar, there's no evident explanation. Scott was a healthy scratch for the Eagles in the first six weeks of the year, but coach Nick Sirianni decided to prioritize him a game after Scott produced 16 yards on six carries and Sanders generated 94 yards on 16 totes. Sanders and the Eagles offense have a great matchup against the Jets in Week 13, and whoever they decide to give the ball in that game will likely do well. Whether it's Sanders, Scott, Kenneth Gainwell, Jordan Howard (knee) or some combination of that group is impossible to prognosticate.

Zach Wilson

Zach Wilson

QB | NYJ

Struggles in victorious return

Wilson (knee) completed 14 of 24 passes for 145 yards and an interception in Sunday's 21-14 win over Houston. He added three yards and a touchdown on two rushing attempts.

Wilson struggled early in his first action since Week 7, throwing for just 11 yards in a first quarter that also included an interception on a shovel pass that bounced off Ty Johnson's back. To the rookie's credit, he didn't panic after the Jets fell into a 14-3 hole in the second quarter. Wilson led a touchdown drive capped by a two-yard Austin Walter touchdown run late in the first half, then took it in himself from four yards out in the third quarter, diving across the goal line on a play that suggested his PCL sprain has healed. It looked like he tweaked the knee in the fourth, but Wilson said after the game that moments of instability in the knee are par for the course, and there's no risk of re-injury, per Andy Vasquez of NorthJersey.com. With his second NFL win under his belt, Wilson will look to correct some of his lingering accuracy issues Week 13 against the Eagles barring an unexpected setback with the knee.

Four-touchdown effort in win

Fournette rushed 17 times for 100 yards and three touchdowns and secured seven of eight targets for 31 yards and another score in the Buccaneers' 38-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

Fournette and Rob Gronkowski turned out to be the unofficial team MVPs for the Buccaneers on an afternoon where the Colts did a good job consistently limiting Tampa Bay's wide receivers. The versatile back was outstanding throughout, notching rushing touchdowns of one, four and 28 yards, the latter proving to be the game-winning score with 20 seconds remaining. Fournette also found the end zone through the air from four yards out late in the first half, doubling up his season touchdown tally in one afternoon. With clear lead-back status and a passing-game role that's now seen him log at least five targets in seven of the last eight games, he'll be a coveted play once again Week 13 on the road versus the Falcons.

Marvin Jones Jr.

Marvin Jones Jr.

WR | JAX

Notches four catches Sunday

Jones reeled in four of seven targets for 43 yards during Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Falcons.

Aside from a 21-yard reception at the two-minute warning of the first half, none of Jones' other three grabs went for more than 10 yards, and one of his targets was picked off by Atlanta safety Duron Harmon. Jones primarily has had muted performances this season working with rookie signal-caller Trevor Lawrence, with one 100-yard effort and three touchdowns (none since Week 6) in 11 games. The 10th-year pro will seek out a better outing next Sunday versus the Rams' 15th-ranked pass offense.

Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley

RB | NYG

Disappointing season continues

Barkley ran for 40 yards on 13 carries and caught four passes for 13 yards on five targets against the Giants on Sunday.

The matchup against Philadelphia was a somewhat favorable one on paper, but Barkley again couldn't generate much yardage with his usage. It's possible that the ankle he injured this year continues to hold him back, and that's not to even mention the possibility that his surgically-repaired knee might still be working its way back to 100 percent. Whatever the case, Barkley's trademark explosiveness has yet to show up in the box score in 2021. Although he hasn't been able to cash in on favorable matchups this season, Barkley has such a scenario in front of him in the form of a Week 13 matchup against the Dolphins.

Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor

RB | IND

Solid performance in tough matchup

Taylor rushed 16 times for 83 yards and a touchdown and brought in four of five targets for 14 yards in the Colts' 38-31 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.

The Colts went with a pass-heavy approach for a good portion of the game against the Buccaneers' extremely tough run defense, but coach Frank Reich finally unleashed Taylor on the Colts' game-tying drive in the fourth quarter. The second-year back carried the ball eight times on the 10-play march, recording 58 yards, which included a four-yard rushing touchdown. Taylor also continued to enjoy a steady role in the passing game, albeit in not very efficient fashion in terms of yardage Sunday. He'll naturally remain a top play in all formats during a Week 13 home divisional matchup that presents a much more palatable caliber of competition in the form of the Texans.

Kendrick Bourne

Kendrick Bourne

WR | NE

Two TDs in Week 12 win

Bourne caught five of six targets for 61 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans.

Bourne scored a four-yard touchdown in the first quarter, but most of his damage came on a 41-yard touchdown grab in the third. New England's offense tends to rotate its featured options on a weekly basis, but Bourne has emerged as the top scoring threat among the team's wide receivers. Bourne's five receiving touchdowns rank second behind tight end Hunter Henry's seven, and Nelson Agholor (three) is the only other player on the team with more than one. Building on this effort won't be easy for Bourne in Week 13 against the stingy Bills secondary.

James Robinson

James Robinson

RB | JAX

Goes over 100 yards from scrimmage

Robinson turned 17 carries into 86 yards and gathered in three of four targets for 29 yards during Sunday's 21-14 defeat to the Falcons. He also lost a fumble.

Since sitting out Week 9 due to a bruised heel, Robinson has managed to achieve active status in three straight contests, averaging 16.7 touches for 79 yards from scrimmage per game while scoring two rushing TDs. That's more or less in line with his output in seven appearances pre-injury -- 87.9 total yards per game, five scores -- but the second-year back hasn't had a run of 20-plus yards since Week 6. While Robinson may have some practice limitations this week, too, he'll look to keep it going next Sunday when the Jags travel to L.A. to face the Rams' 10th-ranked rush defense.

Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts

QB | PHI

Struggles on the road

Hurts completed 14 of 31 pass attempts for 129 yards and three interceptions while running for 77 yards on eight carries against the Giants on Sunday.

Hurts could have had a game-winning touchdown pass at the end if Jalen Reagor had caught one of two on-target passes in traffic, but both were dropped and the comeback attempt ended with the score 13-7. After conducting a more run-heavy offense in recent weeks, the Eagles went pass-happy to open this game, and coincidence or not, Hurts struggled worse than he has in a month or so. A game against the Jets in Week 13 could be just what Hurts needs to hit his stride again, but according to Tim McManus of ESPN.com the second-year quarterback was described by coach Nick Sirianni as "a little hobbled" with an ankle injury late in Sunday's loss.

Wearing walking boot postgame

McCaffrey rolled his left ankle in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Dolphins, according to Joe Person of The Athletic, and per Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, he was spotted wearing a walking boot after the game.

McCaffrey injured his ankle in the first half of Sunday's contest and briefly re-entered the game, but he wound up taking his final carry of the day with just over four minutes to go in the second quarter. It was said during the game that he available to return, but head coach Matt Rhule said McCaffrey "just wasn't at the same level," and his booted foot confirms that. The extent of McCaffrey's injury is not yet known, but the Panthers are on bye next week, so he'll have an extra week to recover. Chuba Hubbard will be the next man up if McCaffrey winds up missing any further time.

Cam Newton

Cam Newton

QB | CAR

Benched in second start

Newton completed just five of 21 passes for 92 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions in the Panthers' 33-10 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday. He also rushed three times for five yards and a touchdown and was benched in favor of P.J. Walker with 10:58 remaining, Ellis Williams of The Charlotte Observer reports.

The feel-good story of Newton's return to Carolina appeared well on its way to adding another chapter early in Sunday's contest, as the veteran completed a 64-yard pass to DJ Moore and finished off the drive with a one-yard rushing touchdown three plays later. However, those would prove to be the highlights of the afternoon for both Newton and the Panthers, as he completed just four more passes and threw the pair of picks in his own territory, the second one leading to a Dolphins touchdown. Although Newton showed some flashes in a Week 11 loss to Washington, his first start since last season, Sunday naturally represented a step back. Given the context under which Newton was brought on earlier in November and the fact Walker didn't really fare any better leading the offense, the former is expected to be back under center for a Week 14 divisional matchup against the Falcons.

Mac Jones

Mac Jones

QB | NE

Career-high yardage total in win

Jones completed 23 of 32 passes for 310 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 36-13 win over the Titans. He also rushed twice for 11 yards.

Jones set a new career high in passing yards, topping his Week 7 total by three. The rookie quarterback capped New England's first drive with a four-yard touchdown pass to Kendrick Bourne, then added a 41-yard touchdown to Bourne in the third, improving his TD:INT to 16:8. Between Jones' strong play and a dominant defense, the Patriots have quietly emerged as contenders in the AFC, as they'll bring an 8-4 record into a pivotal Week 13 trip to Buffalo.

Trevor Lawrence

Trevor Lawrence

QB | JAX

Throws rare TD on Sunday

Lawrence completed 23 of 42 passes for 228 yards, one touchdown and one interception during Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Falcons. He also had five carries for 39 yards.

There was a chance for Lawrence to have a breakout performance against an Atlanta defense that had allowed the fourth-most passing touchdowns (20, tied with the Dolphins and Raiders) entering Week 12 action. But he had a tough time getting in rhythm with any of his receivers, with his top three options (Marvin Jones, Laviska Shenault and Laquon Treadwell) combining to haul in 13 of 24 targets for 129 yards. The 2021 first overall pick salvaged his day somewhat with a seven-yard scoring strike to Tavon Austin in the third quarter, but he now has tossed just four TDs versus two interceptions in his last eight games. Lawrence may have a tough time righting the ship next Sunday when the Jags visit the Rams in L.A.

Tua Tagovailoa

Tua Tagovailoa

QB | MIA

Another efficient performance

Tagovailoa completed 27 of 31 passes for 230 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions in the Dolphins' 33-10 win over the Panthers on Sunday. He also netted no gain on four rushes and committed two fumbles, losing one.

The occasionally poor ball security was a blemish, but otherwise it was hard to find fault with Tagovailoa's performance in a surprisingly comfortable win for the Dolphins. The second-year signal-caller kept up his hot hand from Week 11, when he completed a sensational 81.8 percent of his passes against the Jets. Tagovailoa was even sharper versus Carolina, connecting on a season-high 87.1 percent of his throws while notching completions to eight different pass catchers. Miami is now on a four-game winning streak and is setting itself up to potentially enter the outer edges of the playoff picture with another couple of victories, making it imperative Tagovailoa keeps up his strong play in a Week 13 home matchup versus the Giants.

Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan

QB | ATL

Pedestrian performance in win

Ryan completed 19 of 29 passes for 190 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Sunday's 21-14 win over Jacksonville. He added six yards on four rushing attempts.

Cordarrelle Patterson gave the Falcons a 14-0 lead with a pair of rushing touchdowns, so Ryan wasn't called upon to do too much. The veteran quarterback found Russell Gage for a 12-yard touchdown in the third quarter, but Ryan was held to fewer than 200 passing yards for the third consecutive game, and his second-quarter interception dropped his TD:INT to 1:5 over this poor stretch. Unless top wide receiver Calvin Ridley (personal) comes back from the reserve/non-football injury list, Ryan will be tough to trust in Week 13, even against the beatable Buccaneers secondary.

Scores twice in return

Patterson (ankle) rushed 16 times for 108 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 21-14 win over Jacksonville. He added two catches for 27 yards on three targets.

Patterson was able to play through the ankle injury that kept him out of last week's game, and he made a major impact in his return. He scored from seven yards out on a nice dive to the pylon late in the first quarter, then doubled Atlanta's lead with a 12-yard touchdown in the second. Patterson topped 100 rushing yards for the first time this season, but he's reached triple digits in scrimmage yards five times to go with nine total touchdowns. His involvement as a pass-catcher should allow Patterson to maintain plenty of fantasy appeal in Week 13 despite a tough matchup against the stout Tampa Bay front.

Mark Ingram II

Mark Ingram II

RB | NO

Takes part in practice Sunday

Ingram (knee) participated in the open part of practice Sunday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

Sunday's session is unofficial, as the Saints won't release a Week 13 injury report until Monday due to their next game taking place Thursday against the Cowboys. However, it's a good sign that both Ingram and Alvin Kamara, who has missed the last three games due to a sprained MCL, are trending in the right direction. If both players are able to return for Thursday's contest, Kamara likely would take on his leading role out of the backfield, with Ingram relegated to complementary work.

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara

RB | NO

Practices Sunday

Kamara (knee) took part in the media-access portion of practice Sunday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

Sunday's session is unofficial, as the Saints won't release a Week 13 injury report until Monday due to their next game taking place Thursday against the Cowboys. But it's a decent sign that both Kamara and Mark Ingram (knee), who also sat out a Week 12 loss to the Bills, are trending in the right direction. Kamara's presence is particularly notable considering he hadn't practiced since spraining his MCL back in Week 9, missing the Saints' last three games in the process.

Allen Lazard

Allen Lazard

WR | GB

Active in Week 12

Lazard (shoulder) is active for Sunday's contest against the Rams, Mike Spofford of the Packers' official site reports.

After sitting out one game due to a shoulder injury, Lazard is back in the lineup and gets Green Bay's receiving corps back to full strength. Behind Davante Adams, the breakdown of targets is a weekly carousel. In nine appearances this season, Lazard has averaged 1.9 catches (on 2.9 targets) for 23.3 yards per game while scoring three TDs.

AJ Dillon

AJ Dillon

RB | GB

Gets Jones back in fold

Dillon will be joined by Aaron Jones (knee) in the Packers backfield in the latter's return to the lineup Sunday versus the Rams, Mike Spofford of the team's official site reports.

Jones sat out last Sunday's loss at Minnesota due to an MCL sprain suffered one week prior, but his absence will be contained to one contest after he got through a pregame workout unscathed. The breakdown of reps between Jones and Dillon is up in the air. In the nine outings in which Jones has been healthy this season, Dillon ranged between four and 16 touches and 25 and 44 percent of the offensive snaps en route to 8.4 touches for 54.3 yards from scrimmage per game while scoring one receiving TD.

Elijah Mitchell

Elijah Mitchell

RB | SF

Returning to action Week 12

Mitchell (finger) is active for Sunday's game versus the Vikings.

Mitchell came out of Week 10 with a broken finger that required surgery. Initially, there was optimism from coach Kyle Shanahan that Mitchell would be able to play Week 11, but the 49ers ended up keeping him out of practice and eventually on the sideline last Sunday at Jacksonville. In his return to the practice field Wednesday, Mitchell was tabbed with both the finger and a rib issue, which resulted in limited listings on all three Week 12 injury reports and a questionable designation for Sunday. Both Adam Schefter of ESPN and Jay Glazer on the Fox Sunday morning pregame show noted that Mitchell was poised to play and even start at running back in his return, and he'll do just that. In six previous starts this season, Mitchell averaged 17.7 touches for 88.2 yards from scrimmage per game and scored two rushing TDs.

Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

RB | GB

Back in action Sunday

Jones (knee) is listed as active Sunday against the Rams, Mike Spofford of the Packers' official site reports.

When Jones sustained an MCL sprain in his right knee Week 10 against the Seahawks, he was expected to be sidelined 1-to-2 weeks. Indeed, the Packers ruled him out for Week 11 action at Minnesota, but he put himself in a position to return by logging limited listings Wednesday through Friday and entering the weekend as questionable. Both Adam Schefter of ESPN and Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com relayed prior to the contest that Green Bay was treating Jones as a game-time decision, and after a pregame workout it's been determined the fifth-year pro is healthy enough to play. Whether or not Jones retakes the reins of the backfield remains to be seen, but AJ Dillon could end up getting the larger share of RB reps between the two considering their respective levels of health.

Inactive versus Denver

Rountree is inactive for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

Rountree, who logged just two carries for five yards in Week 11, is the odd man out Sunday, with Justin Jackson, Joshua Kelley and Darius Bradwell candidates to provide support behind top back Austin Ekeler.

Dan Arnold

Dan Arnold

TE | JAX

Injures knee Sunday

Arnold was forced out of Sunday's game against the Jaguars with a knee injury, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

Prior to his exit from the contest, Arnold caught his only target for nine yards. In his absence, James O'Shaughnessy and Chris Manhertz are available to handle the Jaguars' Week 12 tight end duties.

Elijah Mitchell

Elijah Mitchell

RB | SF

Likely starter

Mitchell (rib/finger) is going to play and probably start Sunday afternoon against the Vikings, Jay Glazer reported on the Fox Sunday morning pregame show.

This fits with the earlier reports from other sources this week that he'd play, with the added confirmation that he'll start.

CeeDee Lamb

CeeDee Lamb

WR | DAL

Puts in full practice

Lamb (concussion) was deemed a full participant Sunday in the Cowboys' unofficial practice session, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

After sustaining the head injury exactly one week ago in the Cowboys' loss to the Chiefs, Lamb managed only one limited practice on a short week before being ruled out ahead of Dallas' Thanksgiving Day loss to the Raiders. The Cowboys will have another quick turnaround for Week 13 with a Thursday night matchup against the Saints, but Lamb's ability to increase his practice activity a few days later bodes well for his chances of being able to play in New Orleans. He'll still need to receive clearance from an independent neurologist before exiting the concussion protocol, but head coach Mike McCarthy seems optimistic that the wideout will be able to do so in advance of Thursday's contest.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper

WR | DAL

Likely to rejoin team Monday

Head coach Mike McCarthy said Cooper (illness) is on track to rejoin the Cowboys for practice Monday, assuming he clears all remaining COVID-19 protocols, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

As an unvaccinated player who tested positive for the virus Nov. 19, Cooper was subject to an automatic 10-day quarantine and missed two games in the process. Sunday marks the final day of Cooper's isolation period, and based on McCarthy's comments, the wideout is either no longer testing positive or has experienced a reduction in any lingering COVID-19-related symptoms. That being said, McCarthy noted that in order to play in the Cowboys' upcoming game Thursday against the Saints, Cooper will need to prove that the 10-day absence didn't hinder him from a conditioning standpoint. The short week is less than ideal for Cooper as he looks to get back up to full speed, but if he's back on the field Monday as expected, he'll at least benefit from a normal three-day slate of practices leading up to game day. Meanwhile, fellow wideout CeeDee Lamb (concussion) took part in Sunday's workout as a full participant, putting him in good shape to clear the NFL's five-step protocol for head injuries ahead of the Week 12 game after he sat out the Cowboys' Thanksgiving Day loss to the Raiders.

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

QB | LAR

Banged up heading into Week 12 game

Stafford wasn't on the Rams' injury report this week and remains on track to start Sunday against the Packers, but he'll do so while battling a sore ankle, chronic back pain and recurring pain in the elbow on his throwing arm, Dianna Russini of ESPN reports.

Stafford is notorious for playing through injuries throughout his career and doesn't appear at any immediate danger of missing time, but it's somewhat troubling that he's still feeling banged up coming out of the Rams' Week 11 bye. In Los Angeles' final two games before the open date in their schedule, Stafford took a big step back statistically from what was shaping up as a potential MVP-worthy campaign through the first eight weeks. In losses to the Titans and 49ers, Stafford completed 64 percent of his 89 throws for a weak 6.0 yards per attempt and a 2:4 TD:INT. A matchup against a Packers pass defense that yielded 341 yards and three touchdowns through the air in a Week 11 loss to the Vikings seemingly represents a solid get-right spot for Stafford on paper, but the fact that he'll have to nurse multiple injuries while playing in cold weather in Green Bay could make the veteran signal-caller a weaker fantasy option this week than expected.

La'Mical Perine

La'Mical Perine

RB | NYJ

Won't play Sunday

Perine (coach's decision) will not play Sunday against the Texans, Randy Lange of the Jets' official site reports.

Perine will watch from the sidelines again and hasn't been active since Week 9. The second-year pro has work to do to leap the trio of Austin Walter, Ty Johnson and Tevin Coleman on the Jets' depth chart.

Tevin Coleman

Tevin Coleman

RB | NYJ

Should get bigger role sans Carter

Coleman and Ty Johnson are both expected to fill larger roles out of the Jets backfield beginning with Sunday's game against the Texans after lead back Michael Carter (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Al Iannazzone of Newsday reports.

Carter will be sidelined for at least three games after being deactivated, though his estimated recovery timeline bodes well for his chances of being ready to play when first eligible Week 15 at Miami. In any case, his absence for the next three games should create more opportunities for Johnson and Coleman, with the former expected to handle a more heightened change-of-pace role while the latter likely settles in as the Jets' preferred option on early downs. If that's the case, Coleman might end up getting more carries of the two, but the Jets' tendency to play from behind in games could call for more pass-heavy game scripts that are more favorable for Johnson.

Ty Johnson

Ty Johnson

RB | NYJ

Larger role on horizon

Johnson and Tevin Coleman are both expected to fill larger roles out of the Jets backfield beginning with Sunday's game against the Texans after lead back Michael Carter (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Al Iannazzone of Newsday reports.

Carter's injury isn't viewed as season-ending, and the Jets are seemingly optimistic that he'll be ready to play as soon as Week 15 against the Dolphins after he sits out the required three games following his placement on IR. In any case, Carter's short-term absence paves the way for Johnson to pick up more work after he played no more than 43 percent of the Jets' offensive snaps in any of his seven appearances since maxing out at a 57-percent snap share Week 3 in Denver. Expect him to fill more of a heightened change-of-pace role alongside Coleman, who's a better candidate to handle earlydown work. That being said, the Jets' tendency to play from behind in games could prove more favorable for Johnson than Coleman.

Jordan Akins

Jordan Akins

TE | HOU

Won't suit up Sunday

Akins (coach's decision) will not play Sunday against the Jets.

Akins will be passed over for a second straight week in favor of Pharaoh Brown, Antony Auclair, and rookie Brevin Jordan. The 2018 third-round selection will try to earn a chance to get back on the field for Week 13 against the Colts.

C.J. Mosley

C.J. Mosley

LB | NYJ

Cleared for Week 12

Mosley (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Texans, Randy Lange of the Jets' official site reports.

Though he was listed as questionable heading into the weekend, Mosley received clearance to play after he was able to practice on a limited basis Wednesday through Friday. The 29-year-old linebacker has suited up in nine of the Jets' 10 games to date, recording 80 tackles (48 solo), one sack and a forced fumble.

Marlon Mack

Marlon Mack

RB | IND

Inactive again

Mack is inactive for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

As long as Jonathan Taylor and Nyheim Hines are healthy and available to lead the Colts' backfield, Mack will remain the odd man out of the mix on a weekly basis.

Deion Jones

Deion Jones

LB | ATL

Won't play Sunday

Jones (shoulder) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

The standout linebacker will miss his first game of the season after he practiced all week before being listed as questionable upon the release of Friday's injury report. The severity of Jones' shoulder issue isn't known, but for at least this week, Mykal Walker is expected to fill his spot in the starting lineup at inside linebacker. Through 10 outings this season, Jones has been a reliable IDP option with 92 tackles, three pass breakups, two sacks and a forced fumble.

J.J. Taylor

J.J. Taylor

RB | NE

Inactive Sunday

Taylor is inactive for Sunday's game against the Titans.

With Damien Harris (neck) and Rhamondre Stevenson (knee) both active, Brandon Bolden is in line to handle change-of-pace duties for the Patriots in Week 12, while Taylor is the odd man out of the team's backfield equation for now.

Nico Collins

WR | HOU

Good to go Sunday

Collins (hip) is active for Sunday's game against the Jets.

Collins' availability for Week 12 looked to be in peril after he was added to the injury report Friday with a hip issue that rendered him questionable for the contest, but the Texans are evidently confident enough in his health to have him suit up Sunday. Since returning Week 6 from a three-game stint on injured reserve, Collins has had a regular role in three-receiver sets for the Texans, playing no fewer than 57 percent of the offensive snaps in any of his five appearances. The solid role has yet to translate into major fantasy production, however, as Collins has put together a 14-161-0 receiving line on 20 targets during that stretch.

Healthy scratch Sunday

Marshall (coach's decision) is listed as inactive Sunday at Miami, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

Marshall previously sat out Weeks 7 and 8 due to a concussion, but this time around his absence can be attributed to a healthy scratch. The rookie second-rounder actually has recorded a catch since Week 6, failing to gather in any of his four targets in three appearances in the meantime. Behind top wide receivers DJ Moore and Robby Anderson, the Panthers will have Brandon Zylstra, Alex Erickson, Shi Smith and Matt Cole available at wide receiver for Sunday's game.

Jonnu Smith

Jonnu Smith

TE | NE

Set to face Titans

Smith (shoulder) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Titans.

The same applies to fellow tight end Hunter Henry (neck). While operating in a timeshare with Henry, Smith has caught 22 of his 36 targets for 210 yards and a TD through 10 games. As long as Henry (33-378-7 in 11 games) is available, Smith will remain a hit-or-miss fantasy option on a weekly basis.

Hunter Henry

Hunter Henry

TE | NE

Active for Sunday's game

Henry (neck) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Titans.

As is fellow tight end Jonnu Smith (shoulder), which sets the stage for the duo to continue to work in a time-share. In the context of that arrangement, Henry has been more productive from a fantasy standpoint, having put together a 33-378-7 stat line in 11 games compared to Smith's 22-210-1 tally over the course of 10 contests.

Corey Davis

Corey Davis

WR | NYJ

Sidelined for Week 12

Davis (groin) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Texans, Randy Lange of the Jets' official site reports.

Davis will be in street clothes for the third time this season, an unsurprising development after the Jets downgraded him Saturday from questionable to doubtful in advance of the Week 12 contest. With Davis sidelined, rookie quarterback Zach Wilson will have Elijah Moore, Jamison Crowder and Keelan Cole available as his primary options at receiver in his return from a four-game absence due to a knee injury.

Active for Week 12

Stevenson (knee) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Titans.

The same applies to Damien Harris (neck), with the two likely to share early-down work Sunday, while Brandon Bolden is available to work in a change-of-pace role. In New England's 25-0 win over the Falcons in Week 11, Stevenson carried 12 times for 69 yards and caught his only target for six yards, while Harris logged 10 carries for 56 yards and one reception for nine yards. Though the duo form an effective 1-2 punch out of the team's backfield, it's an arrangement that makes the ascending Stevenson a game-flow dependent fantasy option as long as Harris is available.

Damien Harris

Damien Harris

RB | NE

Suits up Sunday

Harris (neck) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Titans.

As is Rhamondre Stevenson (knee), which sets the stage for the two backs to share work Sunday, with Brandon Bolden available to handle a change-of-pace role. In the Patriots' 25-0 win over the Falcons in Week 11, Harris logged 10 carries for 56 yards and one reception for nine yards, while Stevenson ran 12 times for 69 yards and caught his only target for six yards. As long as there's a timeshare in play, Harris' fantasy ceiling takes a hit, but he should still garner enough carries to make a mark in Week 12 and remains a threat around the goal line, having scored seven rushing TDs in 10 games to date.

John Ross

John Ross

WR | NYG

Playing Sunday

Ross (quadriceps) is listed as active Sunday versus the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Ross tended to a quad injury in advance of the Giants' last two games in Weeks 9 and 11, and while he played on both occasions, he combined for 16 offensive snaps and one carry for 16 yards. He has a chance to get back in the target department with Sterling Shepard and Kadarius Toney out due to their own quad issues. On the season, Ross has averaged a robust 23.6 YPC and 11.8 YPT while scoring one touchdown on his 16 targets in seven appearances.

Kyle Rudolph

Kyle Rudolph

TE | NYG

Inactive Sunday

Rudolph (ankle) is listed as inactive Sunday versus the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

During the Giants' Week 11 loss in Tampa Bay, Rudolph hauled in his only target for a 28-yard gain down the right sideline, but he also injured his ankle on the play and didn't return. He proceeded to be listed as a non-participant Wednesday through Friday and entered this weekend as doubtful to suit up. Rudolph will join Kaden Smith (knee) in street clothes Sunday, meaning Evan Engram and, to a lesser extent, Chris Myarick, will handle tight end duties for New York in Week 12.

Kadarius Toney

Kadarius Toney

WR | NYG

Not playing Sunday, as expected

Toney (quadriceps) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Listed as a non-participant during Week 12 prep and doubtful for this contest due to a quad issue, Toney was poised to notch his second absence of the season. Now that it's confirmed, he'll join Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) on the sideline, leaving Kenny Golladay, Darius Slayton, John Ross (quadriceps), Collin Johnson and Pharoh Cooper as the Giants' available wide receivers Sunday.

Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley

RB | NYG

Suiting up in Week 12

Barkley (ankle) is listed as active Sunday against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Barkley will be making his second appearance since sitting out four games due to a severe ankle sprain. On the first occasion last Monday at Tampa Bay, he logged 59 percent of the offensive snaps en route to six carries, six catches and 56 yards from scrimmage. Because the Giants will be without a number of players who vie with him for short targets -- WRs Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) and Kadarius Toney (quadriceps), TEs Kyle Rudolph (ankle) and Kaden Smith (knee) -- a big boost in volume could be in store for Barkley in Week 12.

Gets green light for Week 12

Patterson (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

After missing the Falcons' Week 11 loss to the Patriots due to the sprained ankle, Patterson was a limited participant in each of the team's three practices this week. Though he was listed as questionable and viewed as a game-time decision heading into Sunday's contest, Patterson apparently displayed enough progress in his recovery from the injury to receive the green light to play. The Falcons haven't indicated that Patterson will immediately step back into a lead role out of the backfield, so there's some risk of him ceding more work than normal to backups Mike Davis and Wayne Gallman as he rejoins the lineup.

Geoff Swaim

Geoff Swaim

TE | TEN

Cleared for Week 12

Swaim (concussion) is listed as active Week 12 against New England.

Swaim returned as a full participant in practice Friday, setting the stage for him to gain clearance in Week 12. The tight end hasn't typically been a major part of the Tennessee game plan this season, though Swaim has hauled in exactly four receptions in each of the past three weeks with the receiving corps badly shorthanded. He could be in to see a few more targets than usual this week with A.J. Brown (chest), Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) all on currently residing on injured reserve.

D'Onta Foreman

D'Onta Foreman

RB | TEN

Likely to lead ground attack

Foreman is expected to receive the "bulk of the carries" for the Titans in Sunday's game against the Patriots, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Following the Titans' decision to waive Adrian Peterson earlier this week, Foreman looks poised to serve as the No. 1 option on the ground for Tennessee, at least until Derrick Henry (foot) potentially returns from injured reserve in the final weeks of the regular season. With Peterson out of the mix and Jeremy McNichols (concussion) sidelined for the second week in a row, Dontrell Hilliard is the only competition Foreman will face for backfield reps Sunday, but the 5-foot-11, 202-pound Hilliard is seemingly being earmarked for a change-of-pace and passing-down role rather than challenging for a lead role as a runner. Even though Foreman is in line to receive the start, his snap count and usage will ultimately hinge on the game script. If the Titans fall behind early against New England and are forced into catchup mode -- like they were in last week's loss to the Texans -- Foreman could struggle to get more than 10 carries Sunday.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Third-down role on tap in return

Hunt (calf), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Baltimore, is expected to be available and will be in line to serve as Cleveland's third-down back, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Following a five-game absence, Hunt rejoined the Browns for practice Wednesday and was officially reinstated from injured reserve Saturday, but the team still elected to give him a designation heading into Sunday. Hunt is seemingly being listed as questionable in the event he suffers a setback during pregame warmups, but assuming he avoids the inactive list ahead of Sunday's 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff, he'll settle into a complementary role behind No. 1 back Nick Chubb. Rapoport suggests that the Browns are inclined to ease Hunt back into the mix with "not too big of a workload," so D'Ernest Johnson could also have some involvement in Cleveland's offensive game plan when Chubb is off the field.

Pass-catching role awaits

Hilliard is expected to serve as Tennessee's No. 2 back behind starter D'Onta Foreman in Sunday's game against the Patriots, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Though Foreman is expected to see the larger share of carries among the two backs, Hilliard should be the Titans' preferred option on passing downs. With his main competition for the role, Jeremy McNichols (concussion), set to miss a second straight game, Hilliard could end up handling a larger snap share than Foreman if the Titans fall behind early and are forced into catchup mode. That scenario played out in last week's 22-13 loss to the Texans, and Hilliard was able to cash in with 35 yards on seven carries to go with eight receptions for 47 yards on 10 targets.

Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

RB | GB

Being treated as game-time call

The Packers are continuing to view Jones (knee) as a true game-time decision leading up to Sunday's game against the Rams, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

Green Bay and Los Angeles will kick off among the second wave of Sunday games at 4:25 p.m. ET, so official clarity on Jones' status may not arrive until the Packers release their inactive list 90 minutes prior to the start of the contest. According to Fowler, the Packers were pleased how Jones fared over his three limited practices this week, after he missed the team's Week 11 loss to the Vikings due to the MCL sprain of his right knee. Even if Jones is active this week, there's a good chance he's eased back into the mix as part of a timeshare out of the backfield with AJ Dillon, who was productive as a fill-in starter against Minnesota.

Jonnu Smith

Jonnu Smith

TE | NE

Looking good for Week 12

Smith (shoulder) remains questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans, but the Patriots are expected to make him active for the contest, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Smith is one four New England skill-position players listed as questionable for Week 12, but he, fellow tight end Hunter Henry (neck) and running backs Damien Harris (neck) and Rhamondre Stevenson (knee) are all likely to be available. When both tight ends have played this season, Smith has typically played second fiddle to Henry both in terms of snaps and involvement in the passing attack. Through 10 outings, Smith has tallied 22 receptions for 210 yards and one touchdown across 36 targets.

Should have bigger role Sunday

Rams head coach Sean McVay said Friday that he expects Beckham to have an increased role in Sunday's contest in Green Bay, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

After inking a one-year, $1.25 million contract with the Rams on Nov. 11, Beckham had only three days to prepare for his first game with the team Week 10. The Rams limited Beckham to playing 15 snaps on offense (28 percent) in the team's 31-10 loss to the 49ers, with the wideout finishing with two receptions for 18 yards on three targets. With the benefit of a Week 11 bye plus a full week of practice to get up to speed with his new team's playbook, Beckham should at least double his snap count against Green Bay, especially with Ben Skowronek -- who helped replace Robert Woods (knee) in the lineup Week 10 -- ruled out for the contest with a back injury. Look for top target Cooper Kupp, Beckham and Van Jefferson to compose most of the Rams' three-receiver sets for the remainder of the season.

John Ross

John Ross

WR | NYG

Slated to play

Ross (quadriceps), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, is expected to play, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

Ross' availability will be confirmed approximately 90 minutes before the 1 p.m. ET kickoff, when New York releases its inactive list. Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) and Kadarius Toney (quadriceps) are both expected to be listed as inactive, likely positioning Ross to serve as the No. 3 or 4 receiver behind Kenny Golladay and Darius Slayton. Ross will give the Giants a downfield threat on the perimeter, though Collin Johnson (6-foot-6, 222 pounds) could replace Ross in three-receiver sets when the team wants to prioritize size over speed.

Kyle Rudolph

Kyle Rudolph

TE | NYG

On track to sit out Sunday

Rudolph (ankle), who is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Eagles, won't play in the contest, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

The Giants will officially rule Rudolph out when he's included on the team's Week 12 inactive list, which will be released 90 minutes prior to Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff. Duggan posits that the absences of Rudolph and Kaden Smith may prompt the Giants to use an offensive lineman as a "jumbo" tight end on downs where pass-catching specialist Evan Engram checks out of the contest.

Kadarius Toney

Kadarius Toney

WR | NYG

On track to sit

Toney (quadriceps), who is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Eagles, won't play in the contest, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

The Giants elected to list Toney as doubtful following Friday's practice rather than ruling him out for the Week 12 contest in the event he made progress in the subsequent 48 hours leading up Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff, but the rookie ultimately wasn't able to show enough improvement in his recovery from the injury. He'll be included on the Giants' inactive list, which will be released 90 minutes prior to kickoff.

Qadree Ollison

Qadree Ollison

RB | ATL

Won't suit up Week 12

The Falcons didn't elevate Ollison (illness) from the practice squad prior to Saturday's deadline for Week 12 roster moves, meaning he won't be eligible to play Sunday against the Jaguars.

Ollison emerged as a potential pickup in deeper leagues after he led the Falcons with nine carries for 34 yards while playing exactly half of the offensive snaps in last week's 25-0 loss to the Patriots. Even with the Falcons' No. 1 back, Cordarrelle Patterson (ankle), listed as questionable for the second week in a row and uncertain to play against Jacksonville, Ollison wasn't deemed an option for Week 12 after he missed every practice this week while battling a non-COVID-19-related illness. If Patterson winds up on the inactive list for Sunday's game, the Falcons will turn to a combination of Mike Davis and Wayne Gallman to lead their ground attack.

Hunter Henry

Hunter Henry

TE | NE

On track to play Sunday

Henry (neck) remains questionable but is expected to play Sunday against the Titans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Fellow tight end Jonnu Smith (shoulder) also heads into the contest listed as questionable, but if both are available, they'll continue to work in a timeshare versus the Titans. Confirmation on Henry's availability will arrive 90 minutes prior to Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff, when New England releases its inactive list.

Should play Sunday

Stevenson (knee) remains listed as questionable but is expected to play Sunday against the Titans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Fellow running back Damien Harris (neck) is also listed as questionable but is expected to play, setting the stage for the duo to share early down snaps versus Tennessee, while Brandon Bolden handles change-of-pace work. Either way, the composition of New England's Week 12 backfield will be clarified before the first wave of games Sunday, with a 1 p.m. ET kickoff on tap.

Damien Harris

Damien Harris

RB | NE

Expected to be available

Harris (neck) remains listed as questionable but is expected to play Sunday against the Titans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Along with Harris, fellow running back Rhamondre Stevenson (knee) is also listed as questionable, but he's also expected to avoid the inactive list. Assuming that's the case, Harris and Stevenson could be in line to split most of the carries versus Tennessee, with Brandon Bolden on hand in a change-of-pace role. Fortunately for those considering either Harris or Stevenson in fantasy lineups this week, the Patriots-Titans game is part of the early slate Sunday, kicking off at 1 p.m. ET.

Expected to play in Week 12

Peoples-Jones (groin) is expected to play Sunday night against the Ravens, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Peoples-Jones, who was inactive last Sunday against the Lions, was able to practice in a limited fashion Thursday and Friday and now appears to be trending toward a return to action. The Browns' 8:20 ET kickoff Sunday adds an element of risk to rolling with Peoples-Jones in Week 12 fantasy lineups, but when healthy he's destined for a key role in the team's offense alongside fellow WR Jarvis Landry. If Peoples-Jones ends up limited or out versus Baltimore, added opportunities would be available for Rashard Higgins and Ja'Marcus Bradley.

Game-time call in Week 12

Patterson (ankle) is a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Patterson, who was inactive in Week 11, is feeling much better this week, per Rapoport, but it looks like a call on his availability for Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff versus Jacksonville won't be made until warmups. If Patterson is limited or out, added carries would be available for Mike Davis and Wayne Gallman.

Elijah Mitchell

Elijah Mitchell

RB | SF

Expected to play Sunday

Mitchell (rib/finger), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Vikings, is expected to play, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Assuming he does play, Mitchell likely will retake lead duties out of the backfield, while Jeff Wilson and Trey Sermon would be the main candidates for complementary work with JaMycal Hasty (ankle) still sidelined.

Marquise Brown

Marquise Brown

WR | BAL

Likely to play Sunday

Brown (thigh), who is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against the Browns, is likely to play barring a pre-game setback, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Brown was a limited practice participant Wednesday through Friday, after missing his first game of the season last Sunday in Chicago. Schefter's report backs up the notion he's likely to return this week, but fantasy managers will still want to make sure he's active before the 8:20 PM ET contest.

Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley

RB | NYG

Expected to play Sunday

Barkley (ankle), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, is expected to play, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Barkley returned from his ankle injury for Monday's loss to Tampa Bay, taking 12 touches for 56 yards on 59 percent of offensive snaps. He'll likely take on a larger workload this Sunday.

Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

RB | GB

Will likely be game-time decision

Jones' (knee) availability for Sunday's contest against the Rams is expected to be a game-time decision, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Initial reports suggested that Jones would miss one or two games after suffering the injury in Week 10. Jones sat out last week's loss to Minnesota, but he was able to return to limited practices this week and is officially listed as questionable for Week 12. However, Schefter reports that Jones wants to play Sunday, but following their matchup with the Rams the Packers enter their bye week, which would give their star running back two more weeks to fully rehab from a minor MCL sprain. The game-time decision will put fantasy managers in a difficult position, as the Packers don't kickoff until 4:25 p.m. ET. Obviously, if he is unable to go, then AJ Dillon is expected to see the majority of the offensive snaps once again, while Patrick Taylor operates as the backup.

Nick Chubb

Nick Chubb

RB | CLE

Splitting with Hunt again

Kareem Hunt (calf) was removed from injured reserve and is set to rejoin Chubb in the Cleveland backfield Sunday night at Baltimore, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Hunt's presence, or lack thereof, hasn't had much impact on Chubb's playing time or carry/touch totals this season, with the 227-pounder logging 47-to-57 percent snap share and 11-to-22 carries in each of his eight games. The Browns used D'Ernest Johnson (and sprinkles of Demetric Felton) to replace Hunt in Weeks 8, 9 and 11, while the largest workloads went to Johnson in the two games both Chubb and Hunt missed (Weeks 7 and 10). Hunt does pose slightly more of a threat to Chubb's touch count than the Johnson/Felton combo -- especially in the red zone -- but not enough to push Chubb out of fantasy lineups given his excellent track record of production and stable rushing workload.

Rashaad Penny

Rashaad Penny

RB | SEA

Headed to IR again?

Penny (hamstring) may be placed on injured reserve soon, Adam Jude of The Seattle Times reports.

Penny injured his hamstring last week and has been ruled out for Monday's game at Washington. Moving him to IR would allow the team to call up RB Josh Johnson from the practice squad without making a sacrifice at another position. With Travis Homer (calf) also out this week, Seattle is down to Alex Collins and DeeJay Dallas in the backfield.

DeeJay Dallas

DeeJay Dallas

RB | SEA

Could have significant role

Dallas is ready for a role in Monday's game at Washington, joining Alex Collins in the Seattle backfield with Rashaad Penny (hamstring) and Travis Homer (calf) ruled out, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

Dallas took over the passing-down role from Homer last week and finished with five touches for 27 yards and a TD on 37 percent of snaps in the 23-13 loss to Arizona. With Homer and Penny set to be inactive Monday night and Collins extremely limited as a pass catcher, Dallas should play a good number of snaps, potentially even getting more playing time than Collins if the Seahawks find themselves chasing a deficit again. That said, Collins has been the lead runner for nearly two months now, and while he hasn't had much luck in the role, it does probably give him better TD odds than Dallas, along with a higher workload floor. Josh Johnson likely will be called up from the practice squad to serve as the No. 3 back Monday night.

Activated from IR

The Jaguars activated O'Shaughnessy (ankle) from injured reserve Saturday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

He's expected to make his first appearance since Week 2 when the Jaguars host the Falcons on Sunday. While O'Shaughnessy opened the season as Jacksonville's top tight end, he now figures to slot in behind Dan Arnold, at least when it comes to target/route volume.

Michael Carter

Michael Carter

RB | NYJ

Placed on IR

The Jets placed Carter (ankle) on injured reserve Saturday, ruling him out for Weeks 12-14, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

Coach Robert Saleh already hinted at a multi-game absence, and Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the rookie likely would be out 2-3 weeks with a low-grade high ankle sprain. It's now confirmed as a minimum of three missed games, with Carter next eligible to play Week 15 against Miami. The Jets are left with Ty Johnson, Tevin Coleman and La'Mical Perine in their backfield, with at least the first two expected to get work in the Week 12 game against Houston on Sunday.

Rashaad Penny

Rashaad Penny

RB | SEA

Out for Monday

Penny (hamstring) is ruled out for Monday's game at Washington, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Between injuries and poor performance, Penny has been in and out of the lineup all year, suiting up for Weeks 1, 7, 8 and 11. He's yet to see a target this season and hasn't taken more than seven carries in a game, but he did have an 18-yard scamper last week before exiting early with the hamstring injury in an eventual 23-13 loss to Arizona. With passing-down specialist Travis Homer (calf) also out this week, Seattle is down to Alex Collins and DeeJay Dallas as the healthy backs on the active roster, pending potential practice-squad additions.

Alex Collins

Alex Collins

RB | SEA

Cleared for MNF

Collins (abdomen) has no injury designation for Monday's game at Washington, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Collins will continue playing through the groin injury, but while he could see some extra snaps/touches with both Rashaad Penny (hamstring) and Travis Homer (calf) ruled out, it'll likely be DeeJay Dallas getting most of the playing time on passing downs. Seattle might end up activating a third running back from the practice squad, with BJ Emmons and Josh Johnson being the options.

Eric Ebron

Eric Ebron

TE | PIT

Moved to IR

Ebron (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Reports at the beginning of the week suggested Ebron would miss multiple games and might need surgery. He's now ineligible for Weeks 12-14 and could be out even beyond that. Rookie Pat Freiermuth gets more playing time with Ebron sidelined, while Zach Gentry bumps up to No. 2 on the depth chart.

Corey Davis

Corey Davis

WR | NYJ

Now doubtful for Week 12

The Jets have downgraded Davis (groin) to doubtful for Sunday's game against the Texans, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

Davis had been listed as questionable after logging a limited practice Friday, but Saturday's downgrade suggests that the wideout is now trending toward missing Sunday's contest. Official confirmation of his Week 12 status will arrive upon the release of the Jets' inactives prior to the team's 1:00 ET kickoff, but if Davis is unavailable, Elijah Moore and Jamison Crowder would be in line to lead New York's wide receiver corps versus Houston, with Keelan Cole and Braxton Berrios also in the mix.

Adam Humphries

Adam Humphries

WR | WAS

Receives questionable tag

Humphries (hip) is questionable for Monday's game versus the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

Humphries was limited by the hip injury at practice this week but should have a chance to suit up for Monday Night Football. DeAndre Carter and Cam Sims could be more involved if Humphries is unable to face Seattle.

Golden Tate

Golden Tate

WR | TEN

Not promoted for Week 12

Tate won't be on Tennessee's active roster for Sunday's game against New England, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

The 33-year-old signed with the Titans' practice squad earlier in the week, but he won't be available this weekend after having only a few days to practice with the team. Tennessee has its bye in Week 13, but Tate still has a strong chance to make his way to the active roster in the near future with A.J. Brown (chest) joining Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) on injured reserve Saturday.

Cody Hollister

WR | TEN

Elevated from practice squad

Hollister was elevated from Tennessee's practice squad to the active roster for Sunday's game at New England, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Hollister joined the Titans' practice squad Nov. 16 and is poised to make his season debut Sunday with A.J. Brown (chest) headed to injured reserve. Julio Jones and Marcus Johnson are already on the shelf with hamstring injuries, leaving Chester Rogers, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine and Dez Fitzpatrick to work as the team's top wide receivers.

Likely out Monday

Seals-Jones (hip) is doubtful for Monday's game against the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

The 26-year-old continues to sit out practice with the hip injury and is likely to be sidelined for the second straight game. Logan Thomas (hamstring) is expected to be activated from injured reserve ahead of Monday's contest, so Seals-Jones' time as Washington's top tight end is likely over, regardless of whether or not he suits up against Seattle.

J.D. McKissic

J.D. McKissic

RB | WAS

Ready for Monday

McKissic (ankle) doesn't have an injury designation for Monday's game versus the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

McKissic was limited at practice this week due to the ankle issue, but he'll be ready to go for Monday's contest. The 28-year-old should continue to operate as the primary pass-catching option out of the backfield for Washington.

Antonio Gibson

Antonio Gibson

RB | WAS

Avoids injury designation

Gibson (shin) doesn't have an injury designation for Monday's game against the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

Gibson continues to be limited at practice while playing through a stress fracture in his shin, but once again it won't affect his availability on game day. The 23-year-old carried 19 times for 95 yards last week, but he played only 48 percent of the offensive snaps while also losing a fumble. Jaret Patterson could receive more of a look if Gibson has further issues with ball security versus Seattle.

A.J. Brown

A.J. Brown

WR | TEN

Lands on injured reserve

Brown (chest) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

Brown was already ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the Patriots, and he'll now be sidelined for at least two additional games with the chest injury. The Titans have their bye Week 13, so the 24-year-old will have an extra week to recover before being eligible to return Dec. 23 against San Francisco. It's another huge blow to Tennessee's receiving corps, as Brown is joining Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) on IR. Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, Chester Rogers and Dez Fitzpatrick will be the team's top wide receivers for the foreseeable future.

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

TE | WAS

Expected back Monday

Thomas (hamstring) is expected to be activated from injured reserve ahead of Monday's game against the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

Thomas has apparently looked good at practice since being designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, and he's expected to be back on the field for Week 12. The 30-year-old will have a limited snap count if he suits up, which could limit his fantasy appeal coming off the six-game absence. However, he'd still clearly be the team's best pass-catching option at tight end, especially with Ricky Seals-Jones (hip) listed as doubtful.

Curtis Samuel

Curtis Samuel

WR | WAS

Questionable, should play Monday

Samuel (groin) is questionable for Monday's game against the Seahawks, and coach Ron Rivera is hopeful the wideout will be able to play, Sam Fortier of The Washington Post reports.

Samuel hasn't seen the field since Week 5 due to the lingering groin injury, but he was able to practice as a limited participant all week heading into Monday's matchup with Seattle. The 25-year-old will be on a strict snap count if available, which could limit the fantasy upside in his return to the field.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Activated for Week 12

Hunt (calf) was activated from injured reserve on Saturday.

Hunt has been sidelined since suffering the calf strain Week 6 versus Arizona, and he's now officially back on the active roster after missing six games. The 26-year-old had 361 rushing yards with a 5.2 YPC to go along with 20 receptions for 161 yards and five total touchdowns before going down with the injury. He's officially questionable for Sunday in Baltimore, but he's expected to immediately reclaim his role as the 1B backfield option alongside Nick Chubb.

Dez Fitzpatrick

Dez Fitzpatrick

WR | TEN

Should get opportunity

Fitzpatrick is likely to see an expanded role in Sunday's game against the Patriots, Ben Arthur of The Tennessean reports.

Fitzpatrick was active for the second game of his career and caught his first professional touchdown in Week 11 against Houston. With A.J. Brown (chest), Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) all sidelined for Week 12 against New England, Fitzpatrick will likely have an opportunity to build on his previous performance. Despite several absences among the Titans' receiver corps, both Nick Westbrook-Ikhine and Chester Rogers should be projected to work ahead of Fitzpatrick.

Another chance to produce

Westbrook-Ikhine will have an expanded role in Sunday's game against the Patriots, Jelani Scott of NFL.com reports.

The Titans will be without A.J. Brown (chest), Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring), paving the path for Westbrook-Ikhine to maintain an expanded role. With Jones sidelined and both Brown and Johnson suffering injuries during the team's Week 11 matchup against Houston, Westbrook-Ikhine posted seven receptions for 107 yards. Though New England poses a far more difficult defensive matchup, Westbrook-Ikhine should be in for a healthy dose of targets once again.

Chester Rogers

Chester Rogers

WR | TEN

Expanded role likely

Rogers is likely to serve as a starting receiver for the Titans on Sunday against the Patriots, Jelani Scott of NFL.com reports.

The Titans will be without A.J. Brown (chest), Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) for the game, leaving their wide receiver corps very thin. Though Nick Westbrook-Ikhine appears to be in the best position to capitalize, Rogers managed four receptions for 41 yards in Week 11 with Jones sidelined and both Johnson and Brown suffering injuries during the contest. When given an opportunity this season, Rogers has capitalized as he has three contests with four or more receptions.

Juwan Johnson

Juwan Johnson

TE | NO

No targets in Trautman's absence

Johnson was not targeted during Thursday's 31-6 loss to the Bills.

While the lack of opportunities in the passing game is a disappointment, Johnson at least led Saints tight ends in snaps (24) in the first game without Adam Trautman (knee). However, that only equated to 43 percent of the available offensive snaps. Unless he starts seeing more playing time, Johnson will not be a trustworthy fantasy option.

Touchdown streak ends

Callaway caught two of four targets for 24 yards during Thursday's 31-6 loss to the Bills.

Callaway was targeted on both short and deep passes, but he was unable to find the end zone for the first time since Trevor Siemian took over at quarterback. Making matters worse was that Callaway was again held below six targets, three receptions and 37 receiving yards with Siemian under center. Unless the Saints make some sort of change at quarterback, Callaway will be hard to trust as anything more than a touchdown-dependent fantasy asset.

Rashaad Penny

Rashaad Penny

RB | SEA

No practice Friday

Penny (hamstring) didn't practice Friday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

A second straight missed practice confirms he's in danger of missing Monday's game at Washington. Penny reentered Seattle's RB rotation last week but was forced out early with a hamstring injury in the eventual 23-13 loss to Arizona.

Alex Collins

Alex Collins

RB | SEA

Limited, per usual

Collins (abdomen) was a limited practice participant Friday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

The Seahawks now are calling it an abdominal injury rather than a groin injury, but apart from that, it's the usual route of limited practices for Collins, who has double-digit carries in seven straight games but is averaging just 49.7 rushing yards per game and 3.8 YPC in that stretch. He also has just eight targets all year, with DeeJay Dallas or Travis Homer getting most of the backfield snaps in hurry-up, third-down and long-yardage situations. Collins does seem likely to handle the lead-runner role again Monday night in Washington, though his job security is poor in general.

DK Metcalf

DK Metcalf

WR | SEA

Full participant in return

Metcalf (foot) was a full practice participant Friday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

The return to practice confirms Metcalf will continue playing through the foot injury Monday night at Washington. He's played at least 72 percent of Seattle's offensive snaps in every game this year, and he has five or more targets in each contest (but just one instance of double-digit targets).

Chris Godwin

Chris Godwin

WR | TB

Still playing without Brown

Godwin will be joined in the lineup by Mike Evans (foot) on Sunday at Indianapolis, but Antonio Brown (ankle) will remain sidelined, Carmen Vitali of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

Godwin bumped up from a limited listing on Wednesday to full standing on Tampa Bay injury reports both Thursday and Friday. Meanwhile, Evans opened Week 12 prep with back-to-back absences due to a back issue before logging every practice rep Friday, while Brown is missing a fifth straight game due to a sprained ankle. With Brown on the pine, Godwin has accumulated a 29-373-3 line on 37 targets. Godwin will stay heavily involved in the Bucs' passing game against a Colts defense that has allowed 170.2 total yards per contest and an NFL-high 18 TDs to wide receivers in 11 games this season.

Nico Collins

WR | HOU

Added to injury report

Collins is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets after logging a limited practice Friday due to a hip issue.

Given that Collins caught just one of two targets for nine yards in last week's win over Tennessee, he profiles as a speculative Week 12 fantasy lineup option, more so now that he was added to the Texans' injury report Friday. In any case, those hoping that Collins can bounce back this weekend will gain clarity on his availability prior to the first wave of games Sunday, with Houston kicking off at 1:00 ET.

Corey Davis

Corey Davis

WR | NYJ

Listed as questionable, expected to play

Davis (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans after returning to a limited practice Friday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

Per Cimini, Davis is expected to be available Sunday, a notion echoed by coach Robert Saleh, who indicated that the wideout should be "ready to roll" this weekend, per Ethan Greenberg of the Jets' official site. Either way, Davis' Week 12 availability will be confirmed prior to the early slate of games Sunday, with New York and Houston kicking off at 1:00 p.m. ET.  Assuming he's active, Davis, ascending young wideout Elijah Moore and Jamison Crowder are in line to serve as the top receiving options for QB Zach Wilson, who's set to play for the first time since Week 7.

Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

RB | DAL

Could get time off to heal

Elliott could be held out to rest his knee injury, with possibilities including an absence from the upcoming Thursday game in New Orleans in Week 13, Ed Werder of ESPN reports.

Elliott has been managing the injury since early October and still managed at least 49 percent snap share and 13 touches in every game, including the past two weeks when he fell shy of double-digit carries (barely) for the first two times all year. It sounds like he's capable of playing through the injury but might benefit from rest, leaving the Cowboys in a tricky position as they prepare for the final six weeks of the regular season and a likely playoff run. If nothing else, they could give more of Elliott's snaps to backup Tony Pollard, who already has career highs for rushing and receiving yards. The Cowboys wouldn't sacrifice too much by holding Elliott out for a week or two (as long as Pollard stays healthy), but it remains to be seen what they'll do, and it ultimately may depend on how Elliott's knee feels from day to day or week to week.

Qadree Ollison

Qadree Ollison

RB | ATL

Likely out with illness

Ollison missed practice this week with a non-COVID-19 illness and isn't expected to play in Sunday's game against Jacksonville, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

With Cordarrelle Patterson (ankle) out for last Thursday's 25-0 loss to New England, the Falcons brought Ollison up from their practice squad and gave him nine carries and three targets (producing 36 scoreless yards) on 48 percent snap share. Ollison reverted back to the practice squad after the game, and it isn't clear whether he'd have had a Week 12 role if not for the illness. Patterson is listed as questionable for the game in Jacksonville, leaving Mike Davis, Wayne Gallman and Caleb Huntley (practice squad) as Atlanta's healthy running backs.

Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson

QB | HOU

Ruled out for Week 12

Watson (not injury-related) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets.

While Watson remains on the Texans' roster, he's on track to be on the team's inactive list for the rest of the season. Tyrod Taylor is in line to handle Houston's starting quarterback duties this weekend, with Davis Mills slated to serve as his backup.

Scotty Miller

Scotty Miller

WR | TB

May be active this week

Coach Bruce Arians said Friday that he'll wait until Sunday to decide if Miller is active for a 1:00 p.m. ET matchup with the Colts, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

Miller was activated from IR on Tuesday, potentially setting up his first appearance since Week 3. He might even be the Bucs' No. 3 receiver -- or at least get some of those snaps -- with Antonio Brown (ankle) out for a fifth straight game and Tyler Johnson averaging 26.5 YPG in his absence.

Auden Tate

Auden Tate

WR | CIN

Likely out Sunday

Tate (thigh) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Steelers, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Tate was unable to practice this week due to the thigh injury and is expected to be sidelined for the fourth straight contest. Stanley Morgan and Mike Thomas should continue operating as Cincinnati's depth wideouts.

Jonnu Smith

Jonnu Smith

TE | NE

Questionable for Week 12

Smith (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans after practicing in a limited fashion this week.

As is fellow tight end Hunter Henry (neck), with the Patriots having listed a total of 10 players as questionable for the contest. Fortunately, the duo's Week 12 status will be solidified prior to the first wave of games Sunday, with New England and Tennessee kicking off at 1:00 p.m. ET. While working in a timeshare with Henry, Smith has logged a 22-210-1 stat line through 10 outings. In that context, he profiles as a hit-or-miss fantasy option when both are in uniform.

John Ross

John Ross

WR | NYG

Larger role possibly on tap

Ross (quad) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Ross has been nursing the injury for weeks but has yet to miss a game with the injury. He put in limited practices all week, and, if the Washington product is able to go, he could line up as the Giants' third receiver behind Kenny Golladay and Darius Slayton with Sterling Shepard out and Kadarius Toney doubtful with quad issues of their own.

Hunter Henry

Hunter Henry

TE | NE

Listed as questionable versus Titans

Henry (neck) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans after practicing in a limited fashion this past week.

The same applies to fellow tight end Jonnu Smith (shoulder), with the Patriots having listed a total of 10 players as questionable for the contest. Fortunately, the duo's Week 12 status will be clarified prior to the first wave of games Sunday, with New England and Tennessee kicking off at 1:00 p.m. ET. Though Henry's been working in a timeshare with Smith, he's been more productive from a fantasy perspective, recording a 33-378-7 stat line in 11 games compared to Smith's 22-210-1 totals through 10 contests.

Damien Harris

Damien Harris

RB | NE

Questionable for Sunday's game

Harris (neck) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans after practicing in a limited fashion this past week.

Also listed as questionable by the Patriots is Rhamondre Stevenson (knee), who logged limited practices Thursday and Friday. Fortunately for those considering either of the team's top two backs in fantasy lineups this weekend, New England kicks off at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday. In a 25-0 win over the Falcons last Thursday, Harris recorded 10 carries for 56 yards and one reception for nine yards, while Stevenson ran 12 times for 69 yards and secured his only target for six yards.

Listed as questionable for Week 12

Stevenson (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans after logging limited practices Thursday and Friday.

Stevenson was added to the Patriots' Week 12 injury report after being limited in Thursday's practice, but the fact that he was able to work Friday suggests that he has a solid shot to suit up this weekend. Also listed as questionable is fellow running back Damien Harris (neck), who practiced in a limited fashion this past week. Fortunately for those inclined to use either of New England's top two backs in fantasy lineups this weekend, the team kicks off at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday. In a 25-0 win over the Falcons last Thursday, Stevenson ran 12 times for 69 yards and secured his only target for six yards, while Harris recorded 10 carries for 56 yards and one reception for nine yards.

Blake Jarwin

Blake Jarwin

TE | DAL

Moves to COVID-19 list

The Cowboys placed Jarwin (hip) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Jarwin already resided on injured reserve due to a hip injury he sustained Week 8 against the Vikings. It's unclear whether he tested positive or merely was a close contact of someone who did, but if he clears league protocols in the near future he could be available for next Thursday's contest at New Orleans, as he's missed four games while on IR.

JaMycal Hasty

JaMycal Hasty

RB | SF

No go for Week 12

Hasty (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Vikings, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.

With no activity on the practice field yet since coming out of Week 9 action with an ankle injury, Hasty will miss a third contest in a row. Even when healthy and available, though, he averaged just 5.2 touches for 27.8 yards from scrimmage while scoring one rushing TD in his five appearances. In the meantime, Elijah Mitchell (rib/finger) is listed a questionable for Week 12. Assuming he's active, he should resume his role as the 49ers' top running back, with Jeff Wilson and Trey Sermon on hand for any snaps that Mitchell doesn't receive.

Elijah Mitchell

Elijah Mitchell

RB | SF

Status in question for Week 12

Mitchell (rib/finger) is listed as questionable for Sunday's contest versus the Vikings, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Mitchell opened Week 12 prep with back-to-back limited listings on 49ers injury reports as he contended with both his recovery from surgery on his finger and a rib issue. The former is the one clouding his status, but coach Kyle Shanahan told Matt Barrows of The Athletic on Friday that Mitchell will play Sunday if he's "comfortable" with how the 49ers are protecting his finger. Assuming he's available this weekend, Mitchell likely will retake lead duties out of the backfield, while Jeff Wilson and Trey Sermon would be the main candidates for complementary work with JaMycal Hasty (ankle) still sidelined.

Jarvis Landry

Jarvis Landry

WR | CLE

Ready to face Ravens

Landry (knee) doesn't carry an injury designation for Sunday night's game against the Ravens, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Landry sat out Wednesday's practice, but back-to-back limited sessions have paved the way for the wideout to continue to work through a knee issue that he's been managing of late. Though Landry profiles as the Browns' top wide receiver option and will log steady snaps as long as he can stay healthy enough to play, he's put up relatively modest production this season, averaging 3.9 catches (on six targets) for 35 yards through seven games while adding five carries for 34 yards and a pair of rushing scores.

P.J. Walker

P.J. Walker

QB | CAR

Likely to remain on bench Week 12

Walker is not scheduled to play in Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

There had been talk that Walker would still see some snaps in Week 11's loss to Washington, but the Panthers ended up using only Cam Newton under center. Coach Matt Rhule clarified that in Week 12, the 26-year-old would only be used on an "as needed" basis.

Geoff Swaim

Geoff Swaim

TE | TEN

Questionable after full practice

Swaim (concussion) was a full practice participant Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in New England, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Swaim was a full participant Wednesday and Friday, sandwiched around non-participation Thursday. That's unusual, but not necessarily bad, and he'll now need clearance from a team physician and independent neurological consultant in order to play this Sunday. The Titans can use all the help they can get with their WR group devastated by injuries, and Swaim should see plenty of snaps and at least a few targets if he avoids the inactive list.

D'Onta Foreman

D'Onta Foreman

RB | TEN

Set to suit up Sunday

Foreman (tricep), who was listed as limited on Titans injury reports this week, doesn't have a designation for Sunday's game in New England, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Meanwhile, fellow running back Jeremy McNichols (concussion) didn't practice at all this week and will miss a second consecutive contest, leaving Foreman and Dontrell Hilliard to man Tennessee's backfield Sunday. In three appearances for the team, Foreman has hovered between 18 and 36 percent of offensive snaps, but that number may increase with just two RBs available to the offense. Overall, he's averaged 3.7 yards on his 23 carries and gathered in all three targets for 63 yards. When the Titans went pass-heavy this past Sunday against the Texans due to facing a large deficit, Hilliard was the back to prosper, tallying seven carries for 35 yards and eight catches (on 10 targets) for 47 yards on a 63 percent snap share.

Tavon Austin

Tavon Austin

WR | JAX

Available for Week 12

Austin (shoulder) doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Falcons, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Austin progressed steadily throughout the week, starting as a non-participant Wednesday and finishing as a full participantFriday. With Jamal Agnew (hip) on injured reserve, Austin and Laquon Treadwell could rotate in the No. 3 receiver spot.

Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley

RB | NYG

Technically listed as questionable

Barkley (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

The Giants offense has no shortage of injury concerns, but this doesn't appear to be one of them. Barkley returned from his ankle injury for Monday's loss to Tampa Bay, taking 12 touches for 56 yards on 59 percent of offensive snaps. He'll likely take on a larger workload this Sunday, and the injuries might actually work in his favor, as the Giants now have their main deep threats healthy (Kenny Golladay, Darius Slayton), while a bunch of the players who compete with Barkley for shorter targets are listed as doubtful (Kadarius Toney, Kyle Rudolph) or ruled out (Sterling Shepard, Kaden Smith). In any case, there isn't much concern about Barkley's availability ahead of the 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff this Sunday.

Mike Evans

Mike Evans

WR | TB

Good to go for Week 12

Evans (back) doesn't carry an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Colts after returning to a full practice Friday.

With Antonio Brown (ankle) still sidelined, Evans, who had sat out practice Wednesday and Thursday, and Chris Godwin are slated to head the Buccaneers' Week 12 wideout corps. As long as he avoids any in-game setbacks, Evans should maintain his key role in the offense, one that has resulted in him scoring 10 TDs in any many games to date, including six scores over his last four outings.

Sterling Shepard

Sterling Shepard

WR | NYG

Ruled out again due to quad

Shepard (quadriceps) won't play Sunday against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Shepard will miss a third consecutive game as a result of this injury. In addition to missing Shepard, the Giants will likely be without Kadarius Toney, who's listed as doubtful due to a quadriceps injury of his own. Kenny Golladay is New York's top healthy wide receiver for this clash of NFC East rivals, with support coming from Darius Slayton and John Ross (questionable/quad) or Collin Johnson.

Kadarius Toney

Kadarius Toney

WR | NYG

Doubtful for Week 12

Toney (quad) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Toney didn't practice at all this week and now appears highly likely to join Sterling Shepard (out - quad) on the inactive list this Sunday. The Giants already ruled out FB Cullen Gillaspia (calf) and TE Kaden Smith (knee). Plus, they have TE Kyle Rudolph (ankle) listed as doubtful. None of those three factor into the passing game the way Toney and Shepard do, but all of them being injured at the same time has a big impact on snap distributions, potentially leaving large workloads for anyone from Kenny Golladay to Evan Engram to Darius Slayton to John Ross (questionable - quad). Even No. 6 receiver Collin Johnson and No. 4 TE Chris Myarick could have roles for the Giants this Sunday.

T.Y. Hilton

T.Y. Hilton

WR | IND

Clear for Sunday

Hilton (toe) doesn't have a designation for Sunday's contest against the Buccaneers.

After logging a limited session Wednesday due to a toe issue, Hilton was listed as a full participant on Thursday's estimated injury report, setting himself up to play Week 12. He capped the week with a full practice and indeed will be out there Sunday. Despite logging between 39 and 63 percent of snaps in his four appearances this season, Hilton has a modest 9-127-0 line on 16 targets.

Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield

QB | CLE

Ready for Week 12 showdown

Mayfield (shoulder/foot/groin) doesn't carry an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Ravens, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Mayfield's banged up in multiple places, but his availability for this critical matchup isn't in any doubt after he managed to practice fully both Thursday and Friday. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that Mayfield is feeling ready to go, both mentally and physically, heading into a crucial stretch consisting of two games against the Ravens sandwiched around a bye.

Marquise Brown

Marquise Brown

WR | BAL

Questionable for Sunday night

Brown (thigh) is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against the Browns, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Brown was a limited practice participant Wednesday through Friday, after missing his first game of the season last Sunday in Chicago. He's one of 10 Ravens listed as questionable for Sunday night, and while Brown's thigh injury doesn't seem to be too serious, he may come down to a game-time decision. Meanwhile, QB Lamar Jackson is back in the lineup and reportedly feeling healthy after an illness kept him out for Week 11.

Jeremy McNichols

Jeremy McNichols

RB | TEN

Out again

McNichols (concussion) is out for Sunday's game in New England, Turron Davenport of ESPN.com reports.

McNichols still hasn't returned to practice and now will miss a second straight game. Last week, Dontrell Hilliard stepped in as the passing-down back and caught eight of 10 targets for 47 yards in a 22-13 loss to the Texans, adding seven rushes for 35 yards while playing 63 percent of snaps on offense. That's a bigger workload than McNichols has seen all year, and while a repeat isn't likely, Hilliard does have less competition for playing time with both McNichols and Adrian Peterson (released) out of the lineup. It appears the injury-ravaged Tennessee offense will have D'Onta Foreman as the lead runner and Hilliard as the substitute and passing-down back this Sunday against a red-hot Patriots defense, though the Titans also have RB Rodney Smith as a backfield option from the practice squad.

A.J. Brown

A.J. Brown

WR | TEN

Ruled out for Week 12

Brown (chest) won't play Sunday against the Patriots, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

With Brown unavailable and Julio Jones and Marcus Johnson both on IR with hamstring injuries, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, Chester Rogers and Dez Fitzpatrick are in line to head the Titans' Week 12 wideout corps. Brown thus will target a potential return to action after the team's bye week, when Tennessee hosts Jacksonville on Sunday, Dec. 12.

Tre'Davious White

Tre'Davious White

DB | BUF

Done for season with torn ACL

White will miss the rest of the season, as the knee injury he suffered in Thursday's win over the Saints was a torn ACL, Chris Jenkins of the Bills' official site reports.

This is a huge loss for the vaunted Bills defense, as White is among the league's stingiest shutdown cornerbacks. Dane Jackson likely will slide into the starting role opposite Levi Wallace, occupying the opening created by White's injury, while Taron Johnson continues to man the slot.

Allen Lazard

Allen Lazard

WR | GB

Questionable to return for Week 12

Lazard (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

Limited practice participation throughout the week leaves Lazard truly questionable ahead of Sunday's 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff. He hasn't done much this year, but his absence last week contributed to a big day for Marquez Valdez-Scantling, who posted a 4-123-1 receiving line with season highs for targets (10) and snap share (81 percent). Randall Cobb, meanwhile, caught only one pass for 15 yards on two targets, despite also hitting a season high for snap share (76 percent).

A.J. Brown

A.J. Brown

WR | TEN

Not seen on field Friday

Brown (chest) wasn't spotted at the open portion of Friday's practice, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

If he officially has a DNP next to his name Friday, Brown likely will head into the weekend with at least a questionable tag for Sunday's game at New England. In a receiving corps that already is down Julio Jones (IR/hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (IR/hamstring), the Titans have just Chester Rogers, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine and Dez Fitzpatrick as healthy wide receivers on the active roster.

Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

RB | GB

Listed as questionable

Jones (knee) will be listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams, Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.

A limited practice participant the past two days, Jones likely will get the same designation Friday when the Packers release their final injury report. He seems to be progressing as expected from a minor MCL sprain, as initial reports suggested he'd miss one or two games after suffering the injury Week 10. An upcoming bye in Week 13 might impact the Packers' decision, though perhaps less so than usual given that they're facing a potential competitor for NFC playoff seeding this Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET.

James Robinson

James Robinson

RB | JAX

Ready for Week 12 action

Robinson (heel/knee) practiced in full Friday and doesn't have a designation for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Robinson initially suffered a bruised heel Week 8 at Seattle and missed a Week 9 game against the Bills, but he's been able to suit up in back-to-back contests, logging at least 58 percent of offensive snaps both times and totaling 30 touches for 122 yards from scrimmage and two rushing touchdowns. For the first time since picking up the injury, though, he's clear of a designation ahead of game day. Robinson will aim for a bounce-back effort versus an Atlanta defense that has conceded 147.2 total yards per game and 11 TDs to running backs in 10 outings this season.

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

QB | GB

Cleared to play

Rodgers (toe) won't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Rams, Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.

Rodgers didn't practice at all this week, instead relaying the calls to backup QB Jordan Love during Friday's session, per Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Shortly thereafter, coach Matt LaFleur confirmed that Rodgers again will play through a broken toe, while teammates Aaron Jones (knee) and Allen Lazard (shoulder) are listed as questionable after missing Week 11.

Adam Humphries

Adam Humphries

WR | WAS

Nursing hip issue

Humphries was a limited practice participate Friday due to a hip injury, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

Humphries apparently picked up the injury while catching both his targets for 30 yards during last week's matchup with the Panthers. The 28-year-old should be able to avoid an injury designation for Monday's game versus Seattle if he can practice with no limitations Saturday.

Darren Waller

Darren Waller

TE | LV

Suffers strain in knee Thursday

Waller underwent an MRI on his knee Friday, which revealed a strained IT band, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Waller left Thursday's win at Dallas on two occasions and eventually was ruled out of the contest, ending Week 12 with a pair of catches for 33 yards on five targets. It's unclear if the injury will result in time away from the field, but the Raiders have more than a week to prepare for their next game Sunday, Dec. 5 against Washington. Foster Moreau is the next man up at tight end for Las Vegas, while Daniel Helm also is on the active roster.

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

TE | WAS

Could play Monday

Thomas (hamstring) went through position drills Friday and appears to have a shot to play in Monday's game against Seattle, Sam Fortier of The Washington Post reports.

Thomas may have done more than just position drills, but that's what reporters saw during the media-access portion of Friday's session. The tight end was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, opening a 21-day window where he can be either activated to the roster or sent back to IR for the rest of the season. Thomas doesn't appear in danger of the second outcome, and it even looks like he may return before No. 2 tight end Ricky Seals-Jones (hip). With both players out last week, rookie TE John Bates played all but one of Washington's offensive snaps in a 27-21 win over Carolina.

Eric Ebron

Eric Ebron

TE | PIT

Out for Week 12

Ebron (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Cincinnati, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Ebron emerged from the Steelers' Week 11 road loss to the Chargers with a knee injury that may require surgery. In the end, it kept him off the practice field Wednesday through Friday and will sideline him for at least one contest. With Ebron out of commission, Pat Freiermuth will serve as Pittsburgh's top tight end for the time being, while Zach Gentry and Kevin Rader are available for any snaps that linger.

Misses practice

Seals-Jones (hip) didn't practice Friday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

At this point, Logan Thomas (hamstring) returning from injured reserve seems more likely than Seals-Jones making it back from his hip injury for Monday's game against Seattle. If both end up sitting, John Bates will fill in as Washington's top TE again.

Ready for Sunday

Roethlisberger (pectoral/right shoulder) doesn't have a designation for Sunday's game at Cincinnati, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Roethlisberger has been tending to a left pectoral injury for much of the campaign, and he predictably was listed as limited on the Steelers' first two Week 12 practice reports. But he proceeded to put in a limited showing Friday to clear him for Sunday. Roethlisberger thus will take on a Bengals defense that ranks 24th against the pass (254.9 yards per game).

J.D. McKissic

J.D. McKissic

RB | WAS

Limited at practice

McKissic (ankle) remained limited Friday at practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

The same goes for fellow RB Antonio Gibson, though in his case the LP tags have been the norm for a while now as he continues to play through a stress fracture in his shin. McKissic, on the other hand, has mostly been healthy this season, and his ability to practice Thursday and Friday -- even on a limited basis -- suggests he has a good chance to play Monday night against the Seahawks.

Curtis Samuel

Curtis Samuel

WR | WAS

Limited in practice again

Samuel (groin) was a limited participant in Friday's practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

Samuel returned to practice as a limited participant last Friday and now has taken part in at least four sessions. That doesn't necessarily mean he'll play in Monday's game against Seattle, but coach Ron Rivera is at least leaving the door open for that possibility.

Antonio Gibson

Antonio Gibson

RB | WAS

Limited in practice, per usual

Gibson (shin) was a limited participant in Friday's practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.

This has been the norm since October with Gibson playing through a stress fracture in his shin. He should be fine for his usual role as Washington's lead runner Monday night against Seattle, though rookie Jaret Patterson has mixed in a bit more recently, including during the second quarter of last week's win over Carolina after Gibson lost a fumble.

Questionable for Sunday

Patterson (ankle) remained limited at Friday's practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Jacksonville, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

The Falcons listed Patterson as limited in every practice for a second straight week, though he'll now have the benefit of more time/rest after missing last Thursday's shutout loss to New England. The Falcons recalled Qadree Ollison from their practice squad and ended up using him as their lead runner in the contest, while Mike Davis saw only three carries and four targets on 48 percent of offensive snaps. It could be a similar plan this week if Patterson is out again, though multiple reporters have mentioned not seeing Ollison at practice this week (he's technically still on the practice squad, and therefore not listed on injury reports). In any case, it might be a moot point if Patterson is able to play, which certainly seems possible heading into the weekend. A 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff will make things easier on fantasy managers if there aren't any definitive updates on Patterson's status before Sunday.

Corey Davis

Corey Davis

WR | NYJ

Expected to suit up in Houston

Davis (groin) will be a limited participant in practice Friday, but coach Robert Saleh expects the wide receiver to play Sunday in Houston, Andy Vasquez of NorthJersey.com reports.

Davis was limited Wednesday and didn't practice at all Thursday. The offseason addition has been the favorite target of rookie quarterback Zach Wilson, who has been named the team's starter Sunday after battling a knee injury. Davis has been targeted fewer than seven times only twice all season, and he should remain an integral part of New York's offense against a Houston team that has an identical 2-8 record.

Questionable for Week 12

Peoples-Jones (groin) will be listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against the Ravens, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

With Peoples-Jones having returned to a limited practice Thursday, he's now trending in the right direction in advance of the contest, though if there's any doubt about his recovery from a groin injury, the Browns could err on the side of caution, with their bye on tap Week 13. Once Peoples-Jones is ready to play, a key role alongside Jarvis Landry awaits him, with Odell Beckham now with Rams.

Emmanuel Sanders

Emmanuel Sanders

WR | BUF

Small part of big victory

Sanders caught all three of his targets for 28 yards in Thursday's 31-6 win over New Orleans.

The veteran has helped round out a championship-caliber offense nicely in his 12th NFL season, but he's probably fourth in the pecking order for targets with everyone healthy, and that's not going to yield fantasy production that people can count on. Sanders hasn't hit 100 yards all season and hasn't found the end zone since Week 5.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Coach expects him to play Sunday

Coach Kevin Stefanski says he expects Hunt (calf) to be activated from injured reserve before Sunday's game against the Ravens, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The team still needs to officially activate Hunt from IR, but all signs point to him coming off the list before Sunday's game and suiting up as the Browns' 1B backfield option alongside Nick Chubb. Hunt hasn't played since Week 6, but he was extremely effective prior to getting hurt, averaging 5.2 yards per carry and scoring five touchdowns.

CeeDee Lamb

CeeDee Lamb

WR | DAL

Should play Week 13

Lamb (concussion) will practice Sunday, with the Cowboys expecting him to return for Thursday's game at New Orleans in Week 13, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Lamb seems to have come close to clearing concussion protocol in time for Thursday's overtime loss to the Raiders, but he ultimately wasn't able to play four days after suffering the injury. While he's expected to avoid another absence, the situation still needs to be monitored given that recovery from concussions isn't always linear. It does, however, seem likely that both Lamb and Amari Cooper (reserve/COVID-19) will be back in the lineup Week 13.

Anthony Schwartz

Anthony Schwartz

WR | CLE

Remains sidelined in Week 12

Schwartz (concussion) won't play Sunday night against the Ravens, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.

Schwartz, who also missed this past Sunday's game against the Lions, now will target a return to action following the Browns' bye week, when the team faces the Ravens again on Sunday, Dec. 12. With Schwartz out and Donovan Peoples-Jones (groin) listed as questionable, Rashard Higgins and perhaps Ja'Marcus Bradley are candidates for added WR snaps this weekend.

Jordan Howard

Jordan Howard

RB | PHI

Ruled out

Howard (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Giants, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Howard kept a role even with Miles Sanders returning from IR last week, but the 27-year-old then suffered a knee sprain and missed the second half of a 40-29 win over the Saints. Sanders and Boston Scott were close to 50-50 in terms of snaps after halftime, while Kenneth Gainwell was a healthy scratch for the first time all year. Gainwell may be back in the lineup this week, but Sanders is the safest bet for carries and touches, followed by Giant slayer Scott. Howard's next chance to play will be Week 13 at the Jets, with the Eagles then heading on bye Week 14.

Kadarius Toney

Kadarius Toney

WR | NYG

Absent from practice again

Toney (quadriceps) isn't practicing Friday and thus seems unlikely to play in Sunday's game against the Eagles, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

Earlier Friday, coach Joe Judge suggested that Toney would start off with the training staff but ultimately might play in Sunday's game if he managed to get in some work at Friday's practice. With that now looking unlikely, Toney and Sterling Shepard (quad) both appear on track to miss the game, likely leaving Kenny Golladay and Darius Slayton as the unchallenged top two at wide receiver, backed by John Ross and Collin Johnson. With tight ends Kyle Rudolph (ankle) and Kaden Smith (knee) also looking shaky to play, the Giants won't necessarily use more multi-TE sets even if both Toney and Shepard are inactive.

Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown

WR | TB

Ruled out again

Brown (ankle) will not play in Sunday's game against the Colts, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

Coach Bruce Arians revealed Friday that Brown will be the Bucs' only player with an 'out' designation on the final injury report, though there's also been some level of concern about four of the team's top players (WR Mike Evans, LG Ali Marpet, LB Devin White, DT Vita Vea). For Brown, this will be a fifth straight absence, with either Tyler Johnson or Scotty Miller (activated from IR on Tuesday) likely to fill in as the No. 3 receiver. Johnson handled the role the past four weeks with both Brown and Miller out, averaging 2.8 catches for 26.5 yards on 4.0 targets,

Justin Fields

Justin Fields

QB | CHI

Not yet throwing

Fields (ribs) hasn't thrown since sustaining cracked ribs during this past Sunday's loss to the Ravens, Jason Lieser of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Fields initially was believed to be dealing with bruised ribs, but a recent MRI revealed multiple small fractures. Andy Dalton started at quarterback during Thursday's win over the Lions, while Fields' status remains up in the air heading into Week 13. The rookie first-round pick's participation at practice next week should provide an idea of his availability heading into the matchup with the Cardinals on Sunday, Dec. 5. Bears coach Matt Nagy reiterated Friday that Fields will be the team's starting QB again once he's healthy, per Kevin Fishbain of The Athletic.

Practicing again Friday

Patterson (ankle) is participating at Friday's practice, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

Patterson was listed as limited Wednesday and Thursday, and it appears he'll at least be working in that capacity again Friday. It's unclear if the 30-year-old has shown enough to avoid an injury designation for Sunday's matchup with the Jaguars, but he should have a chance to return from his one-game absence this weekend because he's been on the practice field all week.

Royce Freeman

Royce Freeman

RB | HOU

Expected to be activated Week 12

Freeman is likely to serve as Houston's third running back Sunday against the Jets, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Freeman was claimed off waivers Nov. 9 and inactive for Week 11 against the Titans. However, after the Texans released Phillip Lindsay on Wednesday, there's an opening for a third back behind Rex Burkhead and David Johnson. That spot might normally go to Scottie Phillips (ankle), but he's on injured reserve and ineligible to return until Dec. 12 at the earliest. As a newcomer to the offense, Freeman is not expected to have a significant role Week 12.

Matt Breida

Matt Breida

RB | BUF

Largest role of season

Breida carried nine times for 26 yards and caught both targets for 29 yards and a TD reception in Thursday's 31-6 win over New Orleans.

Breida had only seen 12 carries all season prior to Thursday, but the Bills wanted to shake up a listless running attack and benched Zack Moss for the contest, giving Breida the opportunity he'd been waiting for. It looked like he was going to be the main ballcarrier for the night, but teammate Devin Singletary got hot, and the two ended up splitting work in an easy win. Singletary finished with 16 touches and 62 percent of the snaps, while Breida had 11 touches and 38 percent. We'll see if the Bills keep Moss on the bench for the team's Week 12 tilt against the rival Patriots, but our guess is this will be a fluid situation the rest of the way.

Deonte Harris

WR | NO

Appealing three-game ban

Harris was handed a three-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy and program for substances of abuse, and he's opted to appeal the ban, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Harris was able to play Thursday against the Bills due to the appeal, catching one of five targets for nine yards and returning four kickoffs for 61 yards and one punt for 12 yards. The 23-year-old will remain eligible to play until a decision is made on his appeal.

Should return Sunday

O'Shaughnessy (ankle) is expected to be activated from injured reserve and play Sunday against Atlanta, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

O'Shaughnessy was designated to return from injured reserve Nov. 17, and he's poised to return to game action Week 12 after missing the past eight games. Dan Arnold was acquired from the Panthers and has taken over as the Jags' starting tight end, meaning O'Shaughnessy may need to settle for the role of No. 2 at the position.

Dalton Schultz

Dalton Schultz

TE | DAL

Productive in loss to Las Vegas

Schultz caught three of seven targets for 46 yards and a touchdown, while also catching a two-point conversion, in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving.

While it wasn't an efficient effort, Schultz salvaged his day with a 32-yard TD catch from Dak Prescott down the seam in the fourth quarter, with Prescott going right back to Schultz for a two-point conversion that tied the score at 30-30 with less than three minutes left on the clock. The touchdown was the fourth of the season for the fourth-year tight end, tying his career high from last year, but Schultz will likely remain a volatile fantasy option in Week 13 against the Saints.

Cedrick Wilson

Cedrick Wilson

WR | DAL

Big day in losing effort

Wilson caught seven of 10 targets for 104 yards in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving.

With Amari Cooper (COVID-19) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion) both sidelined, Wilson took advantage of the opportunity to lead the Cowboys in catches and targets while falling two yards shy of Michael Gallup for the team lead in receiving yards. The 100-yard performance was only the second of Wilson's career, but he could have a hard time maintaining a big role in the offense in Week 13 against the Saints as Cooper, at least, is expected to rejoin the lineup.

Michael Gallup

Michael Gallup

WR | DAL

Tops century mark in OT loss

Gallup caught five of eight targets for 106 yards in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving.

With Amari Cooper (COVID-19) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion) both out of action, Gallup was the Cowboys' de facto No. 1 wideout, although it took a little while for him and Dak Prescott to get on the same page Thursday. The 100-yard performance was Gallup's first of the season, but his role is likely to diminish in Week 13 against the Saints with Cooper at least expected back in the lineup.

Tony Pollard

Tony Pollard

RB | DAL

Makes impact on special teams

Pollard carried the ball 10 times for 36 yards, caught all four of his targets for 32 yards, and returned three kickoffs for 129 yards including a 100-yard touchdown in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving.

With Ezekiel Elliott's knee clearly bothering him, Pollard wound up leading the Cowboys in carries and rushing yards in a nearly even workload split with Zeke. Pollard also just missed scoring a TD in the second quarter on a swing pass from Dak Prescott, but he was ruled down just short of the goal line and had to watch from the sidelines as Elliott punched the ball into the end zone on the next play. Not to be deterred, Pollard returned a kickoff to the house in the third quarter to spur a Dallas comeback from a 24-13 deficit. Elliott will have some extra time to heal up before a Week 13 clash with the Saints, but Pollard's explosiveness should keep him in a prominent role in the offense even if the Cowboys' No. 1 RB is able to handle his usual volume.

Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

RB | DAL

Finds end zone Thursday

Elliott carried the ball nine times for 25 yards and a touchdown and caught six of eight targets for 24 yards in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving.

The running back's knee clearly wasn't 100 percent, and Tony Pollard wound up seeing more carries and leading the Cowboys in rushing yards, but Elliott vultured a one-yard TD from his backup just before halftime after Pollard did most of the work on the drive that got the offense to the goal line. With extra time to rest up before a Week 13 clash with the Saints, Elliott could be able to handle something closer to his usual workload, but Pollard's performance -- which included a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown -- should keep him involved in the game plan.

Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott

QB | DAL

Thanksgiving comeback falls short

Prescott completed 32 of 47 passes for 375 yards and two touchdowns in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving. He also gained three yards on his only carry and threw a two-point conversion to Dalton Schultz.

The Cowboys' offence once again looked disjointed to begin the game as Prescott had trouble connecting with a somewhat ragtag group of wideouts that was missing both Amari Cooper (COVID-19) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion). The quarterback found his rhythm late, however, and both Michael Gallup and Cedrick Wilson wound up hitting triple digits in receiving yards as Prescott led a second-half comeback that ultimately fizzled in OT. He should get at least Cooper back in the lineup in Week 13, giving Prescott a high ceiling once again as Dallas travels to New Orleans.

DeSean Jackson

DeSean Jackson

WR | LV

Turns back clock against Cowboys

Jackson caught three of four targets for 102 yards and a touchdown in a 36-33 overtime win over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.

As he did so often back in his prime with Philadelphia and Washington, Jackson burned the Dallas secondary deep, hauling in a 56-yard TD from Derek Carr to open the scoring early in the first quarter. The veteran wideout didn't see many looks after that, but he didn't need many to record his second 100-yard performance of the season. With Darren Waller (knee) leaving Thursday's game early, Jackson could take on an even more important role in the Las Vegas offense in Week 13 as he faces one of his former clubs, Washington.

Hunter Renfrow

Hunter Renfrow

WR | LV

Career-best day in Dallas

Renfrow caught eight of nine targets for 134 yards in a 36-33 overtime win over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.

He also gained two yards on his only carry. Renfrow was Derek Carr's favorite target on the day, especially once tight end Darren Waller (knee) was forced to exit, and the third-year slot receiver not only set a season high in catches, he established a new single-game personal best in yards while also setting new career highs for receptions (64) and receiving yards (658) on the year, in only 11 games. If Waller misses additional time or isn't 100 percent, Renfrow figures to be Carr's top option again in Week 13 against Washington.

Josh Jacobs

Josh Jacobs

RB | LV

Breaks out against Cowboys

Jacobs carried the ball 22 times for 87 yards and a touchdown and caught two of four targets for 25 yards in a 36-33 overtime win over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.

Interim coach Rich Bisaccia said coming into the game he wanted to re-emphasize the Raiders' running game, and he followed through by giving Jacobs his biggest touch volume of the season. The second-year back took advantage, topping 100 scrimmage yards for the first time all year and finding the end zone for the first time since Week 7. Jacobs will look to built on this performance in Week 13 against Washington.

Derek Carr

Derek Carr

QB | LV

Big yardage in Big D

Carr completed 24 of 39 passes for 373 yards and a touchdown in a 36-33 overtime win over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving. He also gained 11 yards on two carries.

It was a wild day in Dallas as Carr and Dak Prescott combined for nearly 750 passing yards, but the Raiders QB came out on top with an eight-play drive in the extra frame after the Cowboys went three-and-out on their only possession of OT. It's the sixth time in 11 games Carr has topped 300 yards, with Thursday's total marking his best effort since Week 3. He also didn't throw an interception for the first time since Week 6. The 30-year-old will look to carry that momentum into a Week 13 clash with Washington.

Tre'Quan Smith

Tre'Quan Smith

WR | NO

Modest Thanksgiving output

Smith caught four of five targets for 31 yards during Thursday's 31-6 loss to Buffalo.

Smith led Saints receivers in snaps but his upside was again capped by the limitations of Trevor Siemian. While things may not get much better if New Orleans moves to Taysom Hill at quarterback, Hill may actually give the offense a chance to consistently get into scoring position before garbage time. Next up is a Week 13 home matchup against Dallas.

Ty Montgomery

Ty Montgomery

WR | NO

Totals 45 yards

Montgomery rushed six times for 14 yards while catching five of seven targets for 31 yards during Sunday's 31-6 loss to the Bills.

Montgomery saw a hike in playing time thanks to the absences of both Alvin Kamara (knee) and Mark Ingram (knee). While Tony Jones led the way on early downs, Montgomery mixed in sporadically while siphoning off a large chunk of the work on passing downs. However, neither back was very effective within an offense led by the likes of Trevor Siemian. Even if Kamara and Ingram remain sidelined in Week 13 against Dallas, Montgomery would only be a fringe fantasy consideration in deep PPR formats.

Devin Singletary

Devin Singletary

RB | BUF

Clear lead back Thursday

Singletary rushed 15 times for 44 yards and brought in his only target for four yards in the Bills' 31-6 win over the Saints on Thursday night.

With Zach Moss a healthy scratch, Singletary's only competition for carries among his fellow running backs came from Matt Breida. Singletary ultimately outpaced his teammate by six rushing touches during a contest in which game script turned favorably toward the run. The 15 carries were a season high for Singletary, who opened the season with double-digit rush attempts in his first four games before not hitting that mark again until Thursday. Whether the same backfield hierarchy applies in a Week 13 divisional battle against the Patriots on Monday night, Dec. 6 remains to seen.

Cole Beasley

Cole Beasley

WR | BUF

Five grabs in Thanksgiving win

Beasley brought in all five targets for 46 yards in the Bills' 31-6 win over the Saints on Thursday night.

Beasley checked in second behind Stefon Diggs in receptions for the night, bouncing back to an extent from a trio of sub-par games where he'd failed to top 33 yards. Beasley is still capped by his typical short-area role, but the limitations are especially pronounced this season due to a figure of 6.7 yards per target that qualifies as his lowest figure in that category since 2017. His next opportunity to build his yardage numbers up comes in a Week 13 divisional clash with the Patriots on Monday night, Dec. 6.

Nick Vannett

Nick Vannett

TE | NO

Finds end zone

Vannett caught his only target for 11 yards and a touchdown during Thursday's 31-6 loss to Buffalo.

Vannett, who made his season debut last week against the Eagles, split time with Garrett Griffin and Juwan Johnson but again was minimally involved in the passing game. While he at least found the end zone, you probably can' t count on many scores from someone who's topped one touchdown once in five previous seasons. Next up for Vannett and the Saints is a Week 13 home matchup against the Cowboys.

Dawson Knox

Dawson Knox

TE | BUF

Finds end zone twice Thursday

Knox brought in all three targets for 32 yards and two touchdowns in the Bills' 31-6 win over the Saints on Thursday night.

The athletic tight end made excellent use of his scant opportunities, recording scoring grabs of seven and 24 yards in the first and third quarter, respectively. Knox now has a career-high seven touchdowns and new high-water marks in receptions (31) and receiving yards (415) as well following Thursday night's effort, sending him into a Week 13 showdown with the Patriots on Monday night, Dec. 6 with plenty of momentum.

Stefon Diggs

Stefon Diggs

WR | BUF

Seven catches in holiday win

Diggs brought in seven of nine targets for 74 yards and a touchdown in the Bills' 31-6 win over the Saints on Thursday night.

Diggs paced the Bills in receptions, receiving yards and targets on the night and notched his seventh touchdown of the campaign on a five-yard grab early in the third quarter. The star wideout has posted at least five receptions in five of the last six contests, and with four touchdowns in the last three games, he heads into a Week 13 showdown with the Patriots on Monday night, Dec. 6 with a head of steam.

Tony Jones Jr.

Tony Jones Jr.

RB | NO

Leads backfield amid injuries

Jones rushed 16 times for 27 yards during Thursday's 31-6 loss to the Bills.

With Alvin Kamara (knee) and Mark Ingram (knee) sidelined, Jones clearly served as the top option on early downs. However, the return of Terron Armstead wasn't enough to help him overcome the struggles of this Trevor Siemian-led offense, and Ty Montgomery stole a bunch of work on passing downs en route to seven targets. Even if Kamara and Ingram remain sidelined in Week 13 against Dallas, Jones seems hard to trust as a touchdown-dependent fantasy asset.

Trevor Siemian

Trevor Siemian

QB | NO

Poor Thanksgiving performance

Siemian completed 17 of 29 passes for 163 yards with one touchdown and one interception during Thursday's 31-6 loss to Buffalo.

Siemian yet again led a lethargic offensive effort that barely threatened Buffalo's top-ranked pass defense. However, he at least seems to have solid job security. If there were a matchup in which the Saints may play Taysom Hill to take advantage of a leaky run defense, this would be it. Instead, Siemian commanded all of the snaps while Hill was healthy enough to be active and serve as the lone backup quarterback. Next up for New Orleans is a Week 13 home matchup against the Cowboys.

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill

QB | NO

Still dealing with foot injury

Hill was active for Thursday's 31-6 loss to the Bills, but was deemed an "emergency backup" as he continues to deal with a foot injury, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Hill's absence was certainly pronounced as Trevor Siemian struggled mightily to lead a functioning offense. The gadget quarterback was a full participant in practice all week so it's a little surprising the Saints didn't feel comfortable using Hill, especially as the offense floundered. The newly extended quarterback won't have much time to rehab the injury with the Saints slated to take on the Cowboys next Thursday.

Josh Allen

Josh Allen

QB | BUF

Highly efficient despite mistakes

Allen completed 23 of 28 passes for 260 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions in Thursday's 31-6 win over the Saints. He also rushed eight times for 43 yards.

Coming back from a stretch where he'd thrown five interceptions over the previous three games, Allen started off the contest hot by leading a 10-play, 65-yard march that he capped off with a seven-yard touchdown toss to Dawson Knox. He eventually helmed another possession that ended in a field goal before short-circuiting the Bills' last two drives of the first half with interceptions in New Orleans territory. Allen would atone in the third quarter by leading scoring marches of 75 and 53 yards on Buffalo's first two possessions, capping those off with scoring passes to Stefon Diggs (five yards) and Knox (24 yards). Allen would eventually close out the scoring for either club with a 23-yard touchdown pass to Matt Breida, making it a stellar fantasy effort overall. While the continued turnovers are a concern, Allen heads into a Week 13 showdown with the Patriots on Monday night, Dec. 6 with plenty of momentum stemming from Thursday's effort.

Alex Collins

Alex Collins

RB | SEA

'Limited' on Thursday's report

Collins (abdomen) was listed as limited on Thursday's practice estimate, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

The Seahawks backfield currently is more banged-up than at any point this season. Chris Carson has been shut down for the season and soon will undergo neck surgery. Both Collins and Travis Homer (calf) were 'limited' Thursday, while Rashaad Penny (hamstring) wouldn't have practiced at all. Collins has played through injuries for some time now, but the situation behind him could be any combination of Penny, Homer and DeeJay Dallas on Monday at Washington.

DK Metcalf

DK Metcalf

WR | SEA

DNP on Thursday

Metcalf (foot) was listed as a non-participant on Thursday's estimated injury report, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

As Metcalf contends with a lingering foot injury, he's typically received one day off per week for maintenance purposes. But even with Russell Wilson back in the fold the past two games, Metcalf has put up back-to-back modest performances, combining for seven catches (on 16 targets) for 57 yards and one touchdown after putting up a 39-580-8 line of 56 targets prior to the Seahawks' Week 9 bye. Assuming he's out there Monday at Washington, Metcalf will have a chance to bounce back against a defense that has allowed the fifth-most TDs (13) and ninth-highest YPT (8.6) to wide receivers this season.

Tony Jones Jr.

Tony Jones Jr.

RB | NO

Primed for bigger workload Thursday

Jones is poised to be the Saints' lead running back Thursday against the Bills with both Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram sidelined due to knee injuries, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

While Kamara is missing a third consecutive contest, Ingram is logging his first absence since returning to New Orleans via trade from Houston back on Oct. 27. Jones thus is in line for more work, but his small sample isn't particularly encouraging. In five appearances this season, he's averaged 3.6 yards on 22 carries and hauled in four of six targets for 10 yards. Aside from Jones, the Saints likely will give wide receiver Ty Montgomery and special teamer Dwayne Washington some run out of the backfield as well.

Devin Singletary

Devin Singletary

RB | BUF

Set to share backfield with Breida

With Zack Moss a healthy scratch for Thursday night's game against the Saints, Singletary and Matt Breida are in line to head the Bills' Week 12 backfield.

Singletary still has Breida to contend with for touches Thursday, but minus Moss, he could see some added Week 12 opportunities against a New Orleans defense that has allowed an average of 89.8 rushing yards per game to date. While neither back profiles as a high-percentage lineup option, Singletary is worthy of consideration by those in need of RB help this week due to injuries or byes.

Matt Breida

Matt Breida

RB | BUF

To team up with Singletary

With Zack Moss a healthy scratch for Thursday night's game against the Saints, Breida figures to see added work in the Bills backfield along with Devin Singletary.

With Moss inactive, what had recently been a three-back playing time split now is down to a timeshare that should feature Singletary and Breida. In the process, the two RBs will be operating against a New Orleans defense that has allowed an average of 89.8 rushing yards per game to date. While Breida isn't a high-percentage lineup option Week 12, the spark he's provided Buffalo's backfield of late has earned him a chance to work in tandem with Singletary, a context that makes him an option for those scrambling for RB help this week due to injuries or bye issues.

Zack Moss

Zack Moss

RB | BUF

Inactive Thursday

Moss is inactive for Thursday night's game against the Saints.

With the Bills making Moss a healthy scratch Week 12, what had recently been a three-back arrangement is now down to a timeshare that will feature Devin Singletary and Matt Breida on Thursday. In the process, the two backs will be operating against a New Orleans defense that has allowed an average of 89.8 rushing yards per game to date.

Mark Ingram II

Mark Ingram II

RB | NO

Not suiting up Thursday

Ingram (knee) is listed as inactive Thursday against the Bills, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

With Alvin Kamara missing a third consecutive game due to a sprained MCL, Ingram typically would be in line to cover for him out of the backfield. But Ingram also is dealing with a knee injury, which includes swelling and a meniscus issue, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported earlier Thursday that Ingram was unlikely to play Week 12, and that has become the Saints' reality upon the release of their inactives. Considering Kamara and Ingram are sidelined, Tony Jones likely will be New Orleans' lead ball carrier, but Dwayne Washington and wide receiver Ty Montgomery should mix in at running back as well.

Kadarius Toney

Kadarius Toney

WR | NYG

No activity Thursday

Toney (quadriceps) was listed as a non-participant on Thursday's injury report.

Toney emerged from the Giants' Week 11 loss at Tampa Bay with a bruised quad, which hasn't allowed him to practice this week. Both he and Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) are in the same boat, but they'll have one more chance to g