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Haney's 10 tips for Week 13 college daily fantasy

Daily fantasy players should load up on Clemson Tigers in the Saturday slate of rivalry week games.

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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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3dRenee Miller

NFL daily fantasy flex plays for Week 12

Renee Miller identifies top options to use in the flex spot of your DFS lineup in Week 12, including safe, upside and value plays.

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13hJim McCormick and Jeff Ratcliffe

Fantasy football: IDP rankings for Week 12

Jim McCormick and Jeff Ratcliffe provide their IDP rankings for Week 12, including Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith cracking the top three at the position.

Robert Turbin a clear handcuff in fantasy (1:21)

Fantasy Focus: Worried about Pats injuries?

Matthew Berry, Field Yates and Stephania Bell discuss who the Kimmy Gibbler of the podcast is, the latest on Danny Amendola and the rest of the injuries around the NFL.

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13hVictoria Matiash

DraftKings NHL: Best buys for Nov. 27

Need some lineup advice for DraftKings NHL DFS contests on Nov. 27? Check out Victoria Matiash's best buys at various salary levels.

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3dJoe Kaiser

Kaiser: Sell-high fantasy NBA candidates

Joe Kaiser, along with Kevin Pelton, looks at players who were off to hot starts and determines whether fantasy owners should trade them now or hold.

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Karabell: Top 10 RB handcuffs

Eric Karabell breaks down running back situations in which the backup has fantasy value, and ranks his top 10 RB handcuffs. The Seahawks' Thomas Rawls comes in No. 1.

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2dKC Joyner

Fantasy: Megatron among top trade targets

KC Joyner identifies four high-upside fantasy players to target based on statistical trends and remaining schedules, including Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson.

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3dJeff Ratcliffe

Fantasy: Top D/ST, IDP pickups for Week 12

Jeff Ratcliffe offers helpful tiers to rate all of the NFL's D/ST units -- led by the Panthers' and Cardinals' defenses -- for Week 12, and identifies IDPs to pick up.

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9dBradford Doolittle

Trend Watch: DeRozan's career-best start

Bradford Doolittle provides his latest fantasy trend watch of the season, weighing in on DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Mirotic and Ty Lawson.

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4dJoe 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.


Fantasy Weekly: Previewing Week 12

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz break down all the injuries you need to know, discuss waiver wire pick ups and which teams have the most fantasy friendly playoff schedule.

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17dEric Karabell

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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4dTristan 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.


Cam Newton dabbing and relaxing

Panthers QB Cam Newton was caught dabbing on camera during the Hornets-Cavaliers game.


Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona Cardinals linebacker/safety Deone Bucannon was fined $23,152 for a hit on a defenseless receiver Sunday night against Cincinnati.

Tom Brady as you've never seen him

When your dad jumps out of a leaf pile dressed as a turkey to surprise (scare?) you, it's pretty cool. When your dad is Tom Brady, it's even cooler.


Luck to miss Sunday's game vs. Bucs

Colts QB Andrew Luck will miss his second straight game with a lacerated kidney and partially torn abdominal muscle, coach Chuck Pagano said today. LT Anthony Castonzo will also miss Sunday's game with a sprained right medial collateral ligament for his first missed game since 2011.

Browns OC: Manziel may return this season

QB Johnny Manziel was demoted to third-string QB this week, but offensive coordinator John DeFilippo said Manziel could still take the field this season: "You don't close doors on anything. You never say never in this profession. To say that Johnny Manziel will not play again this season, I'm not ready to say that."

Ron Rivera remembers other perfect start

The Panthers coach played for the 1985 Bears, who started 12-0 before losing the night before filming the iconic "Super Bowl Shuffle" video. So Rivera is focusing his 11-0 team's attention on the next opponent. 12-0 again?

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

The Steelers have promoted running back Fitzgerald Toussaint to the 53-man roster for this week's game against Seattle. The team cut Isaiah Pead as a corresponding move. Toussaint is a former Michigan standout who was on the Steelers' practice squad.

Romo has hairline fracture; out for year

Cowboys QB Tony Romo has a hairline fracture in his left collarbone, the team announced today. Romo, who missed seven games with a broken left collarbone suffered in Week 2, is done for the season, per ESPN's Todd Archer.


Notable players ruled out for Sunday

  • Falcons RB Devonta Freeman (concussion)
  • Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (abdomen)
  • Jets CB Darrelle Revis (concussion)
  • Titans RB Dexter McCluster (knee)
  • Falcons K Matt Bryant (quad)

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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins signed cornerback Dashaun Phillips off their practice squad to take the roster spot of cornerback Chris Culliver. He tore his MCL and ACL in his right knee in practice Thursday and was placed on injured reserve.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints rookie CB Damian Swann on suffering two concussions in three weeks a month ago: Its the brain. You only get one of these,. You cant really repair it. Once that thing is damaged, its pretty much damaged. You just have to be smart. I was definitely scared.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Sunday night Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware will miss his third consecutive game because of a back injury -- his fourth overall this season -- when he is not in the lineup against the New England Patriots. Ware has not practiced since he left the Broncos loss in Indianapolis earlier this month, but did work with teams strength and conditioning coaches this week. Ware said Friday he hopes to practice at least some next week, but he is still uncertain when hell be ready to play in a game. I think the right time is when you're comfortable enough to get out there and do what you do best and that's rush the passer and make plays," Ware said Friday. "And I'm not at that point yet.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

RB Marshawn Lynch and WR Paul Richardson have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Steelers. LB Bruce Irvin (knee) is doubtful. Center Patrick Lewis (ankle/knee) is questionable. RB Thomas Rawls (knee), RT Garry Gilliam (ankle), RG J.R.Sweezy (shoulder), WR Doug Baldwin (ankle) and DE Michael Bennett are probable.

Full offseason should heal Tony Romo

Stephania Bell explains why the Cowboys QB should be fine for next year despite suffering another clavicle injury.


Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he wont be going to any stores to shop on Black Friday: Unless its on a computer and Ill probably fall asleep as soon as I turn it on.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs listed Charcandrick West and Travis Kelce, who injured his ankle in practice, as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bills on their final injury report of the week.

Lions grant dying man's wish

The Lions' blowout win over the Eagles on Thanksgiving meant something special to one fan in particular: Chris Liwak, who sat in club seats and watched part of the game with Hall of Fame CB Lem Barney. 'A loyal fan'

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs have ruled De'Anthony Thomas out of Sunday's game against the Bills. But they left open the possibility that Charcandrick West, who did not practice all week, could be available.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chargers ruled G D.J. Fluker (concussion) out for Sunday's game vs. Jaguars. T King Dunlap (ankle) is doubtful. DL Corey Liuget (foot) and NT Sean Lissemore (concussion) are questionable. S Eric Weddle (groin), TE Antonio Gates (hip), TE Ladarius Green (ankle), LB Manti Te'o (ankle), WR Malcom Floyd (shoulder) and S Jahleel Addae (concussion) are probable.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals LB LaMarr Woodley partially tore his pec three weeks ago, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said. The two have talked about Woodley returning to Arizona next year. He will be an unrestricted free agent in March.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Its probably likely that new Cardinals DT Red Bryant will get some snaps Sunday, coach Bruce Arians said.

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans have 16 players listed as probable. Nobody is questionable, nobody is doubtful and nobody is out. This is the first time all season the Texans haven't had anyone listed as anything other than probable.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints coach Sean Payton said it was actually Keenan Lewis' lingering sports hernia/hip issue that landed him on injured reserve even more than his MCL injury. Said recovery times vary on sports hernias, based on the injury specifics and the nature of the position. Said harder for a CB with the need to cut and change direction.