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Week 12 fantasy winners and losers: Peterson's big day, Hopkins' surprising struggles

Here's who turned in strong fantasy performances in Week 12 -- and who left fantasy owners wanting more.

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Game On!

Thanksgiving provided a nice head start for those who owned Stafford, Megatron or the Panthers D/ST. Who will join them atop the leader board?

Dalton, Bengals rout Rams (0:47)
AP goes off in win over Falcons (0:51)
Rivers tosses four touchdowns in win over Jags (0:50)
Hasselbeck's big day leads Colts over Bucs (0:51)
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Love/Hate: Thanks for the matchups!

In a season of injuries and first-round busts, Matthew Berry says fantasy owners can be thankful for matchups against the Eagles or the Saints. But first, about those pool noodles ...

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6dJoe Kaiser

Kaiser: Ty Lawson no longer a fantasy asset

Joe Kaiser provides his latest installment of a series looking at overvalued and undervalued players. He writes why Ty Lawson is being used far too often.

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AFL notes: Profar, Meadows, Frazier climbing

Eric Karabell discusses Arizona Fall League performers such as the Rangers' Jurickson Profar, who is still an intriguing prospect.

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5dTristan H. Cockcroft

Consistency Ratings heading into Week 12

The Consistency Ratings weigh both how consistent as well as how start-worthy players have been in ESPN leagues in 2015.


Winston says Bucs will bounce back

Jameis Winston says he is disappointed in the loss to the Colts, but not where his team is at since they've been in this situation before.


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Chargers head coach Mike McCoy on addressing reporters for the first time since Week 4 after a win: "It's nice to smile every once in a while again, isn't it? It's always nice to smile in here. It's been a long time."

Steelers push through TD pair

DeAngelo Williams pinballed in for a second rush TD and Pittsburgh secured the 2-point conversion as the Steelers take an 18-14 lead into the half. Halftime stats


Rams' Fisher lashes out after loss

After the Rams dropped their fourth consecutive game in 31-7 blowout fashion to the Bengals, coach Jeff Fisher made it clear that their effort should not be in question. "Anyone implies that it's an effort issue, they can kiss my ass," Fisher said.

Gruden: Need to play better on the road

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the biggest reason for his team's win was due to the lack of turnovers and he wants that to carry into next week.


Todd Gurley on Mark Richt firing

The former Georgia RB said: "That hurt. That definitely hurts. I heard that before the game. I'm kind of pissed off. He's just a great dude, great coach. Man, and I just hate to see that happen."

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Steelers have been in position to score on four straight drives. Two TDs, one FG and the INT on the special-teams trick play.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

With Spencer Ware rushing for 114 yards for the Chiefs in their win over the Bills, Kansas City has now had three different players run for more than 100 yards in a game this season. The last time that happened was 2004, when Larry Johnson, Priest Holmes and Derrick Blaylock did it.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers QB Philip Rivers on reaching 40,000 career passing yards: "There's a lot of people that had a hand in those 40,000. That's a collective milestone."

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Raiders undrafted rookie Seth Roberts: Six catches, 113 yards, 2 TDs. Titans WRs drafted in rounds one and two (Kendall Wright, Dorial Green-Beckham): Three catches, 41 yards, no TDs.

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Tremendous drive by Wilson. Hit Graham twice for 18 on 3rd downs. Good ball to Kearse for 22. Hit Smith for 21. Handled bad snap on TD.

Steelers reclaim lead on reverse

Ben Roethlisberger dropped the ball off to DeAngelo Williams, who in turn handed it off to Martavis Bryant. And despite being leveled at the goal line, made it in for the 11-yard TD and the 10-7 lead. Follow live

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler just arrived to stadium. Fans cheered him on his way down tunnel.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

CARDINALS 6, 49ERS 3 (Halftime): Phil Dawson ended the half by converting his 17th straight field goal, this one a 53-yarder as time expired. Other than that, the only other Niners highlight would be rookie punter Bradley Pinion's 1st quarter punt pinning the Cardinals at their 1-yard line.

Niners containing Cardinals offense

Arizona is No. 1 in the league in scoring, putting up 33.6 points per game enterting today. But San Francisco has held the high-powered offense to just two FGs through one half. Halftime stats


Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

BW Webb says he was 100 percent not guilty of the hold he was called for on late Titans' fourth-down stop. Was walking off field thinking Titans won.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer on the Vikings 20-10 win over the Falcons: "I don't know why, but this was a very important game for me. To come back, fight, scratch, to get to 8-3, it was big. The win  which came after the Vikings 30-13 loss to the Packers last Sunday  put Minnesota a game ahead of Green Bay in the NFC North. It also came in the building where Zimmer coached in 2007, in a season where the Falcons went 4-12 and the coaching staff was cleared out after Bobby Petrino left in the middle of the season for Arkansas.