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Week 3 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em
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Should owners trust Stevan Ridley against the Raiders in Week 3? Our Jamey Eisenberg speaks to that and helps set your lineups in Start 'Em and Sit 'Em. Full story
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Most Added Players
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1Kirk Cousins, WAS, QB61
2Antoine Cason, CAR, CB60
3Knile Davis, KC, RB52
4Niles Paul, WAS, TE50
5Willie Young, CHI, DE50
6Donald Brown, SD, RB46
7Mohamed Sanu, CIN, WR42
8Bobby Rainey, TB, RB40
9Dashon Goldson, TB, FS37
10James Jones, OAK, WR34
Most Dropped Players
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1Charles Tillman, CHI, CB-42
2Robert Griffin III, WAS, QB-36
3Gerald McCoy, TB, DT-32
4Greg Hardy, CAR, DL-29
5Sio Moore, OAK, OLB-22
6Allen Hurns, JAC, WR-21
7Eric Berry, KC, SS-19
8Nate Freese, DET, K-18
9Ladarius Green, SD, TE-16
10Jarrett Boykin, GB, WR-13
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Devin Hester heads to locker room early
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10:01 pm ET) Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester went to the locker room before half time Thursday.

Hester appeared to have trouble getting off the line while running a route. He was taken back to the locker room before the end of the second quarter. He's considered questionable due to cramping. 


Harry Douglas questionable to return
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9:51 pm ET) Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas is questionable to return Thursday against the Buccaneers. 

Douglas injured his foot in the second quarter. He was taken to the locker room by trainers shortly after the injury. He is considered questionable to return. 


Josh McCown questionable to return Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9:49 pm ET) Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown is questionable to return Thursday against the Falcons.

McCown injured his thumb on a throw in the second quarter. He was taken back to the locker room before half time where it was determined he was questionable to return. 


Devin Hester breaks record for most returns
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9:38 pm ET) Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester broke Deion Sanders' record for most return touchdowns Thursday against the Buccaneers.

With a little over seven minutes left in the second quarter, Hester ran back a 62 yard punt for the 20th return touchdown of his career. Hester also scored earlier in the game on a rushing attempt. 


Shaun Hill likely to be a game-time decision
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8:40 pm ET) Rams quarterback Shaun Hill will likely be a game-time decision Week 3, according to ESPN.

Hill was able to get through limited practice Thursday, but it's unclear if he'll play Sunday. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Hill would likely be a game-time decision. "He did more, but we're still day to day," Fisher said. "It will most likely be a pre-game decision like it was last week."


Adrian Peterson could discuss plea deal prior to court date
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7:54 pm ET) Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could discuss a plea deal prior to his October 8 court date, according to CBSSports.com Football Insider Jason LaCanfora. 

If that were the case, it's unclear how it would impact Peterson's availability. The Vikings have said Peterson would not return until his legal issues have been resolved, but the NFL can still opt to punish Peterson based on the findings from his case. As LaCanfora notes, if the case goes to trial, it could take months before it's resolved. 


Tavon Austin sits again Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7:42 pm ET) Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin did not practice Thursday.

Austin is dealing with a knee injury. He sat out of Wednesday's practice due to the issue. His outlook for Week 3 will be determined based on whether he can practice Friday.


Andre Ellington limited Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7:40 pm ET) Cardinals running back Andre Ellington was limited in practice Thursday.

That's a positive sign for Ellington. The running back had been limited to Friday practices the past few weeks due to a foot injury. Ellington has been able to play through the issue, so this is possibly a sign he's improving. 


Carson Palmer still limited Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7:35 pm ET) Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer was still limited in practice Thursday.

Palmer is dealing with a shoulder injury. He did not play Week 2 due to the issue, and was limited in practice Wednesday.


Colin Kaepernick dealing with back issue
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7:28 pm ET) San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick is dealing with a back issue.

Kaepernick was able to practice in full Thursday, but was listed on the injury report with a back injury. The injury doesn't seem too serious, and Kaepernick should play Week 3. 


 
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