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The news: Cardinals WR Rondale Moore suffered a groin injury versus the 49ers on Monday night.
What it suggests in dream: Moore was hurt throughout the Cardinals’ very first drive and was changed by Greg Dortch, who played 91% of the offending snaps and ran the exact same variety of paths as DeAndre Hopkins. Marquise Brown went back to practice today however was not triggered from the IR prior to the video game. Dortch had actually worked as the slot receiver previously in the season prior to Moore was healthy adequate to presume the function and balanced 66 getting lawns per video game. On Monday, he generated a season-high 103 lawns. In the occasion Moore misses out on substantial time with the groin injury, Dortch, who is rostered in just 0.7% of ESPN leagues, ought to be selected by dream supervisors in much deeper formats. He would run as the Cardinals’ No. 3 receiver behind Hopkins and Brown.
Going deeper: Colt McCoy’s 47-yard pass to Dortch was the longest offending play for the Cardinals this season.
The news: The Broncos waived RB Melvin Gordon III. RB Chase Edmonds is anticipated to miss out on time with a high ankle sprain.
What it suggests in dream: Gordon’s 3rd lost fumble of the season on the objective line versus the Raiders on Sunday was the last straw for the Broncos training personnel. With Edmonds sidelined and Gordon cut, the Broncos are entrusted to Latavius Murray and Marlon Mack as their leading 2 running backs. Murray can be deemed an RB2 based exclusively on volume, despite the fact that Denver’s offense ranks 21st in overall lawns and 32nd in points per video game.
The news: Bears QB Justin Fields is “day-to-day” with a left shoulder injury.
What it suggests in dream: Fantasy supervisors will discover more about Fields’ status when the Bears launch their very first injury report on Wednesday. It would not be unexpected if Fields missed out on the Bears’ Week 12 match with the Jets. David Montgomery would gain from more hurrying efforts if Fields were eliminated, however it would be challenging to trust Darnell Mooney and Cole Kmet with Trevor Siemian under center.
The news: Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase is set to go back to practice today.
What it suggests in dream: Although this is excellent news, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor has actually not validated Chase’s return for Week 12 versus the Titans. Chase missed out on the last 3 video games with a hip injury, however is no longer utilizes crutches. The group will launch its very first injury report of the week on Wednesday, which will supply more details about Chase’s status.
Going deeper: In the 3 video games prior to the injury, Chase balanced 11 targets and 25.7 dream points.
The news: Rams QB Matthew Stafford is still being assessed for a concussion.
What it suggests in dream: Stafford was having a strong efficiency after a one-game lack while in the league’s concussion procedure however left Sunday’s video game versus the Saints early to be assessed for another concussion. Head coach Sean McVay stated Monday afternoon that the Rams are still figuring out whether Stafford will go back to concussion procedure. With a 3-7 record, Los Angeles has little factor to rush Stafford back after a concussion 2 weeks back. There is a great chance that John Wolford or Bryce Perkins will begin versus the Chiefs in Week 12.
The news: Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire suffered a high ankle sprain on Sunday versus the Chargers.
What it suggests in dream: Whether Edwards-Helaire will be put on hurt reserve is uncertain at this time. In Edwards-Helaire’s lack, the Chiefs are most likely to provide novice Isiah Pacheco the majority of the hurrying efforts. He ended up being the very first Chiefs running back to exceed 100 hurrying lawns this season by hurrying for 107 lawns on 15 brings versus the Chargers. Kansas City’s upcoming schedule is extremely beneficial for running backs, beginning in Week 12, when Pacheco will sit securely on the RB2 radar.
The news: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Falcons positioned TE Kyle Pitts on hurt reserve.
What it suggests in dream: Pitts’ MRI exposed a torn MCL, which is most likely to need surgical treatment. With Pitts on hurt reserve, he’ll miss out on a minimum of 4 video games, and perhaps more due to the nature of his injury. He likewise suffered a hamstring injury previously this season. During Pitts’ lack, Atlanta might rely on tight ends Parker Hesse, MyCole Pruitt, Anthony Firkser and Feleipe Franks, who has actually been handling a calf injury. None of them are on the dream radar. With Marcus Mariota under center this season, the Falcons offense ranks 4th in the league with 32.8 hurrying efforts per video game, while Pitts has actually balanced 5.9 targets and 7.6 dream points.
The news: Jets head coach Robert Saleh did not devote to QB Zach Wilson as the starter versus the Bears in Week 12.
What it suggests in dream: Wilson had among the worst video games in the league this season versus the Patriots on Sunday. The Jets punted 10 times, which was the most punts by any group this season. Adding to the aggravation, the 10th punt was returned for a goal. Wilson is 5-2 as the starter, however he has actually been godawful in 2 of the last 3 video games. On Sunday, Wilson finished 9 of 22 passes for 77 lawns, a profession low. With a conclusion portion of 55.6%, he ranks 23rd in overall quarterback ranking (45.2). In Week 12, neither Joe Flacco nor Mike White are appealing dream alternatives.
The news: Panthers head coach Steve Wilks has actually not called a beginning quarterback for Sunday’s video game versus the Broncos.
What it suggests in dream: Baker Mayfield began for the Panthers versus the Broncos in Week 11 and he was suboptimal. He completed with an overall quarterback ranking of 20.2, a little much better than his league-low 15.3 ranking over the very first 5 video games. It is likewise possible that Wilks will go back to P.J. Walker who was 2-3 as the starter prior to suffering a high ankle sprain recently, unlocking for Mayfield to begin. There has actually been some talk in the Panthers company that Sam Darnold may get an opportunity to begin this season, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Running back D’Onta Foreman is the only Carolina gamer dream supervisors can feel comfy beginning.
Going deeper: The Panthers rank 32nd in the league with 286.1 overall lawns per video game and 25th with 18.8 points scored per video game.
The news: Lions WR Jameson Williams is designated to return from hurt reserve.
What it suggests in dream: Williams’ long-awaited NFL launching is near. The Lions’ 12th total choice practiced Monday after rehabbing from the torn ACL he suffered throughout the College Football Playoff National Championship. Williams need to go through 3 weeks of practice prior to returning, which might have him return in Week 15 versus the Jets. The Panthers, Bears, and Packers are fantasy-friendly matches for the Lions in Weeks 16, 17 and 18 to liquidate the season. Williams is rostered in just 17.3% of ESPN leagues. Fantasy supervisors ought to stash him in much deeper formats.
Going deeper: In 2021, Williams captured 79 passes for 1,572 lawns and 15 goals for the Crimson Tide. A first-team All-SEC choice, he led the SEC in getting goals.
Today on ESPN.com/Fantasy and in the ESPN Fantasy App
• Week 12 dream football rankings at every position (PPR and NPPR)
Matt Bowen’s streaming pickups: much deeper choices for much deeper leagues and emergency situation requirement
Eric Karabell’s flex and superflex rankings for Week 12
• NFL Nation’s dream fallout: beat press reporters address our most important dream concerns
• Eric Karabell’s trade index and rest-of-season rankings for Week 12 and beyond
• Fantasy Focus podcast (10 a.m. ET)
Field Yate’s Fantasy Field Pass for Week 12
Mike Clay’s Thanksgiving Day Games Playbook
Mike Clay’s Shadow Report: pass receiver vs defensive back matchups analysis
Seth Walder’s Next Gen Stats Advantage: Mismatches to make use of
Tristan H. Cockcroft’s positional Matchup Map
Matt Bowen’s dream movie space
Al Zeidenfeld’s DFS Best Buys for Week 12
DFS Cheat sheets for DraftKings and FanDuel
• Rankings for Individual Defensive Player leagues
• Fantasy Focus podcast (10 a.m. ET)
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