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DeMarco Murray should maintain Fantasy stud status against Bears
It would be nice for Fantasy owners of
The 18 handoffs Murray took on Monday night against Chicago represented his highest total since Week 3, which is a shame because he has been running wild. Murray rushed for 146 yards against the porous Bears run defense for an 8.1 average. He has averaged at least 5.6 YPC in four of his last five games.
Week 15 opponent Green Bay is also weak against the run. They rank 25th in the NFL in yards given up on the ground (1,594) and in average yards per carry (4.4).
Murray is a consistent point producer, though his production as a pass-catcher has been sporadic. He is ranked between fourth and sixth among NFL running backs this week by the three CBSSports.com senior Fantasy writers.
One note of caution, however. The
Mike McCarthy updates Aaron Rodgers' status
Rodgers did more in practice Wednesday than he did last week. His status remains uncertain for Sunday at Dallas.
Eddie Lacy won't try to practice until Friday
Rex Ryan expresses disappointment in Stephen Hill
Rex Ryan admitted Wednesday that the progress of
Hill, whom Ryan didn't deny could miss the rest of the season with the injury, was active in the four games previous to Week 14 against Oakland and caught just one pass for 2 yards during that stretch. He has just 11 receptions in nine games since a strong start.
Mike Shanahan cites health in benching Robert Griffin III
"We felt the best thing to do for Robert was to not play him, give Kirk [Cousins] the opportunity to play, so he can go into the offseason healthy," Shanahan said. "I was afraid we would set him back. ... It's not worth it right now."
Bears doubt Lance Briggs will return Week 15
Aaron Rodgers does more in practice
No word yet on how Rodgers felt Wednesday. Matt Flynn will start Sunday in Dallas if Rodgers doesn't get cleared.
Robert Griffin III shut down for rest of the season
Shanahan told Griffin he wanted the second-year quarterback to "get to the offseason free of injury, so that I can have a really good offseason," according to Griffin.
Antonio Cromartie gets red-lighted for Wednesday session
Bears to announce quarterback decision Thursday
If Cutler can't play, red hot
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December 11, 2013
Fantasy Football Today: News & notes (12/11) (4:57)