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Week 12 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em
C.J. Anderson ((USATSI))
Who will help you find success in crucial Week 12? Our Jamey Eisenberg helps optimize your lineups with his latest edition of Start 'Em and Sit 'Em. Full story
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Most Added Players
Player% ±
1Jonas Gray, NE, RB50
2Mike Adams, IND, SS49
3Jacob Tamme, DEN, TE49
4Isaiah Crowell, CLE, RB39
5Dan Herron, IND, RB35
6Coby Fleener, IND, TE33
7Marcedes Lewis, JAC, TE30
8Kenny Stills, NO, WR29
9Latavius Murray, OAK, RB27
10Josh McCown, TB, QB25
Most Dropped Players
Player% ±
1Leodis McKelvin, BUF, CB-58
2Ahmad Bradshaw, IND, RB-57
3Brandin Cooks, NO, WR-48
4Adrian Peterson, MIN, RB-27
5Shaun Suisham, PIT, K-23
6Antoine Cason, CAR, CB-21
7Montee Ball, DEN, RB-20
8Jordan Reed, WAS, TE-20
9Matt Asiata, MIN, RB-20
10Bobby Rainey, TB, RB-17
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Eagles TE Zach Ertz exits with oblique injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:56 pm ET) Eagles tight end Zach Ertz exited Sunday's game against the Titans in the first half with an oblique injury. Ertz suffered the injury in the opening period and returned after being evaluated by the medical staff. Ertz left the game for a second time and was deemed questionable to return to the game, per the Philadelphia Inquirer.

He had one catch for 8 yards before leaving the game.


Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson able to return Week 12
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1:46 pm ET) Vikings wideout Cordarrelle Patterson was able to return Week 12 against the Packers.

Patterson was spotted on the sideline getting his ankles taped, but managed to return to the game quickly. The team never issued an injury report on Patterson, so it's assumed he's good to go for the remainder of the contest. 


Bengals tackle Andre Smith suffers arm injury Week 12
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(1:37 pm ET) Bengals tackle Andre Smith suffered a left arm injury in the first quarter Sunday against the Texans and is not expected to return.

Lions T Riley Reiff departs Week 12 with knee issue
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:34 pm ET) Lions tackle Riley Reiff left Week 12 against the Patriots in the first quarter with a knee injury. According to ESPN, he has been deemed as questionable to return to the game.

Browns LB Jabaal Sheard cleared to play Week 12
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12:16 pm ET) Browns linebacker Jabaal Sheard was cleared to play Week 12 at Atlanta after coming into the game as questionable due to a foot injury. It's good news for Sheard since earlier in the week there was some belief he might not return this season.

Bengals RB Gio Bernard back, listed as starter Week 12
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12:13 pm ET) Bengals running back Giovani Bernard was cleared to play Week 12 at Houston after missing three games due to hip and shoulder injuries. Bernard was listed as the starting running back for Sunday's game.

While Bernard is listed as the starter, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson said during the week he will ease Bernard back in action.

"With Gio just coming back, it's going to be hard for me to just thrust him in there and let him go again," Jackson said Wednesday. "I think we have to work him into our process. What will determine that is just how fast and how ready he is to go."


Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall ready to go for Bears
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:07 pm ET) The Bears will have both Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall Week 12 against the Buccaneers.

Both players came into the contest listed as probable, and were always expected to play. The team will also have Ego Ferguson and Josh Morgan. Both players were also listed as probable. Ferguson is getting over an illness. Morgan has a shoulder injury. Demontre Hurst , who was listed as questionable, will attempt to play through a knee injury. 


Brady, Edelman, Gray among notable Patriots actives Week 12
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:07 pm ET) As expected, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (ankle), wide receiver Julian Edelman (thigh) and running back Jonas Gray (not injury related) were ruled as active for Week 12. All three players entered Sunday as probable. Gray is the only player of the three that isn't expected to start.

Falcons list Week 12 inactives
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12:06 pm ET) Falcons quarterback Sean Renfree, cornerback Robert Alford, linebacker Tyler Starr, tackle Jonathan Scott, tackle Cameron Bradfield, linebacker James Anderson and defensive lineman Cliff Matthews were all ruled inactive Week 12 vs. Cleveland.

Bears list inactives for Week 12
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:04 pm ET) The Bears have made Terrance Mitchell, Khaseem Greene, Darryl Sharpton, Eben Britton, Jordan Mills, Trevor Scott and Chris Williams inactive Week 12 against the Buccaneers.

Scott, Sharpton and Williams were all ruled out prior to Sunday. Both Britton and Mills came into the game listed as questionable. Britton is dealing with an illness. Mills has a rib injury. 


 
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