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11/23/2014 Jordan Cameron, TE
Cameron is inactive Sunday.

Analysis: Cameron, who has suffered three concussions in less than two years, practiced Friday for the first time since Oct. 24.
11/23/2014 Arian Foster, RB
Foster was inactive on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals with a groin injury.

Analysis: It's the second straight week that Foster has been out with the injury. Foster is third in the NFL with 822 yards rushing this season.
11/23/2014 Dwayne Allen, TE
Allen is inactive Sunday against Jacksonville.

Analysis: He's suffering from an ankle injury.
11/23/2014 Reggie Bush, RB
Bush is out for the second game in a row with an ankle injury.

Analysis: This could have been a big game for Bush, too, with the Patriots ranking among the worst in the league against the run.
11/23/2014 Brandon Pettigrew, TE
Pettigrew is active against the New England Patriots.

Analysis: Pettigrew missed one game with a foot injury.
11/23/2014 Doug Martin, RB
Martin is active against Chicago after missing three games with an ankle injury.

Analysis: Martin is still a risky fantasy play, though he could see a good amount of carries with rainy conditions possibly slowing the passing games for both teams.
11/23/2014 Ben Tate, RB
Tate is active just four days after being claimed off waivers from Cleveland.

Analysis: Tate will backup rookie Jerick McKinnon.
11/22/2014 Josh Gordon, WR
The Browns activated Gordon, clearing the way for him to make his season debut on Sunday in Atlanta.

Analysis: Cleveland officially activated the All-Pro from the exempt/commissioner permission list Saturday and waived backup outside linebacker Keith Pough. The roster move with Gordon was a formality after he was reinstated earlier in the week after serving a 10-game league suspension for violating the drug policy. He'll be on the field at the Georgia Dome when the Browns (6-4) take on the Falcons (4-6). Gordon led the NFL with 1,646 yards receiving in just 14 games last year.
11/22/2014 Charles Brown, T
The New York Giants have signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad and have waived Brown.

Analysis: Brown, who was inactive for six of the first nine games, played poorly last week after replacing an injured Justin Pugh at right tackle.
11/22/2014 Justin Anderson, LB
The New York Giants have signed Anderson from their practice squad and have waived offensive tackle Charles Brown.

Analysis: Anderson was added to the Giants active roster last weekend and played on special team against the 49ers. He was waived on Monday when offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was activated off injured reserve and re-signed to the practice squad.
11/22/2014 Virgil Green, TE
Green, the team's best blocking tight end, expects to return to the lineup this weekend after missing three games with a strained right calf.

Analysis: Green said he started feeling better last week but the training staff suggested he needed another week to let it fully heal so it won't be a lingering problem down the stretch.
11/21/2014 Jordan Reed, TE
Reed is out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Analysis: Reed strained his right hamstring in last week's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
11/21/2014 Larry Fitzgerald, WR
Fitzgerald was inactive for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks, ending his streak of consecutive starts at 110.

Analysis: Fitzgerald was questionable after suffering an MCL sprain in his left knee last week against Detroit. He did not practice all week and Arizona coach Bruce Arians said Fitzgerald would be a game-day decision. Fitzgerald said during the week he believed he could play even without practicing.
11/21/2014 Philip Rivers, QB
Rivers practiced again Friday and should start against the visiting St. Louis Rams.

Analysis: Tight end Antonio Gates said earlier this week that Rivers, who has struggled while the Chargers have lost three of their past four games, had a "severe rib injury."
11/21/2014 Jordan Cameron, TE
Cameron returned to practice Friday for the first time since Oct. 24, two days before he sustained his third concussion in less than two years on a vicious hit against Oakland.

Analysis: Cameron feels he has finally turned the corner. He has visited two specialists, who have assured him he is not taking a major risk if he keeps playing. Cameron said tests on his brain indicate he has not sustained any major damage.
11/21/2014 Lamar Miller, RB
Miller is questionable for Sunday's game at Denver because of shoulder and knee injuries.

Analysis: Miller has played the past two games with the shoulder injury and was limited in practice this week. Undrafted rookie Damien Williams is listed behind him on the depth chart.
11/21/2014 Jamaal Charles, RB
Charles totaled 122 yards and scored on a 30-yard pass Thursday.

Analysis: He has eight total TDs in six games.
11/21/2014 Alex Smith, QB
Smith threw for 234 yards with two TD passes for the Chiefs (7-4) on Thursday, who had won five in a row.

Analysis: This snapped a two-game TD drought for Smith, who is losing value as a fantasy starter even in two-QB leagues.
11/21/2014 Derek Carr, QB
Carr threw for 174 yards with a TD and no picks Thursday to help the Raiders earn their first win in more than a calendar year.

Analysis: Carr is nothing more than an emergency QB in deeper fantasy leagues, so don't get excited because he hasn't thrown a pick in two games.
11/21/2014 Latavius Murray, RB
Murray ran for two touchdowns and 112 yards on just four carries Thursday against Oakland before leaving with a concussion.

Analysis: Murray's 90-yard touchdown run was the longest by a Raiders running back since Bo Jackson's 92-yarder against Cincinnati in 1989. It's especially disappointing to see him suffer a setback given how impressive he looked in limited action.
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