Seahawks optimistic about Max Unger
"We think he'll make it for Sunday," coach Pete Carroll told the team's website.
Rib injury sidelines Zach Miller
Doug Baldwin unable to practice
Frank Gore, Michael Crabtree limited with ankle injuries
Marshawn Lynch sits out Wednesday
Mike Iupati back at practice
Jordan Todman, potential starter, limited Wednesday
Todman has run for 138 yards and two touchdowns this year. Jones-Drew will test his hamstring Friday.
Lamar Miller practices in full
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Can Jeremy Ross carry Lions DST again?
Cut by the Packers in September, Ross returned a punt 58 yards and a kickoff 98 yards for touchdowns in the second half of last week's loss in Philly. That gave the Lions DST four touchdowns this season.
Ross also had a 44-yard kickoff return against Dallas, a 42-yard punt return vs. Tampa Bay and a 35-yard punt return against Green Bay on Thanksgiving.
"As good as he's been, I think he can still get better," special teams coach John Bonamego told the team's website. "He has done a really good job of staying with the plan. He understands where the blocks are supposed to happen. He can see the field.
Detroit has been decent defensively at home, with double-digit Fantasy points in four of six games. The Ravens give up the 14th-most Fantasy points (9.5 per game) to DSTs, but surrendered only 12 in the last two weeks combined.
It all adds up to the Lions DST being a borderline play Monday night.
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If not now for Alfred Morris, then when?
After emerging as one of the most reliable running backs in Fantasy over the first 11 weeks of the season, the
If there was ever a Morris for him to bounce back, it's Week 15 at Atlanta. The Falcons rank 30th against the run, allowing 133.6 yards per game and 4.6 yards per carry, and have surrendered the sixth-most Fantasy points to running backs. And they're in a rut of their own, averaging 18.4 points over their last seven games, which means they're not a big threat to pull away.
But given the state of the Redskins right now, the matchup may be irrelevant. They just made a change at quarterback, their coach is a sitting duck, and they played without conviction in a blowout loss to the Chiefs last week. Even the Falcons have a shot at eliminating Morris from the game plan.
That said, if you can't rely on him now in Fantasy, when can you? All three of the CBSSports.com Fantasy Football analysts seem willing, with Nathan Zegura ranking him the highest at third among running backs and Dave Richard ranking him the lowest at 17th.
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