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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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1dRenee 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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19hJim 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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2dJoe 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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19hKC 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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2dJeff 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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8dBradford 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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3dJoe 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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15dEric 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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2dTristan 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.


Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan says it doesn't look good for Mario Williams (foot) playing Sunday against Chiefs.

Phil Sheridan ESPN Staff Writer 

Left tackle Jason Peters started the game but left during the Eagles' first drive with an ankle injury. Lane Johnson moved over from RT and was replaced by Dennis Kelly. Johnson was called for a costly face mask penalty on the drive.

Jay Cutler's 5 worst games vs. Packers

The Bears QB probably isn't too thankful for tonight's game against Green Bay. After all, Cutler is 1-12 in his career against the Packers, with 23 INTs -- and a handful of "cover your eyes" moments. His worst games

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Ahead of tonight's Brett Favre jersey retirement ceremony, look back at the love/hate relationship between the legendary QB and Packers fans.


John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins corner Chris Culliver just left the locker room with a brace on his right knee and on crutches, heading to the hospital to get an MRI. He injured his knee in practice.

Eagles can't capitalize on field goal

Caleb Sturgis banged it off the uprights from 50 yards out as the Eagles attempted to put the first points on the board against the Lions. Sturgis is now 13-for-17 on field goals this season. It remains scoreless in the first quarter. Follow live

Not Ray Lewis has your turkey motivation

To those who labor in the kitchen prepping all the Thanksgiving food -- Andre Boyd sees you. And he's got some words of encouragement.


Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals WR John Brown was back at practice on Thanksgiving...

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets C Nick Mangold, who needed 7 stitches for a deep gash on his right hand, took a limited number of snaps today in practice. "That was a positive," OC Chan Gailey said. "He didn't look any worse for the wear. I don't know if that's exactly the bandage -- or whatever you want to call it -- that he'll use in the game. But what he had on today allowed him to go out there and be fairly effective."

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins corner Chris Culliver injured his right knee in practice and will undergo an MRI. Coach jay Gruden said Culliver hurt the knee when he jumped for a ball in practice. Culliver was dealing with soreness in his left knee earlier this season. Culliver also had an MRI on his shoulder two days ago. They're sharing the results with another doctor to determine the final results. Gruden said there's always concern but he did not want to be "overly positive or overly negative."

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans coach Bill O'Brien brought pecan pies into the media room to prove he really likes Thanksgiving. He likes his warm with vanilla ice cream.

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans right tackle Derek Newton was on the bike at practice on Thursday. He was on the injury report with an elbow injury. CB AJ Bouye was back to practice. He had a concussion.

Eagles' mindset ahead of game vs. Lions?

Despite noise surrounding coach Chip Kelly's future, the players say they're focused on the division race.


Eagles at Lions, 12:30 p.m.

At 4-6, the dysfunctional Eagles are still in the NFC East race, while at 3-7 the dysfunctional Lions are pretty well done. Eagles (-1.5) are slight favorites in the Turkey Day opener. Follow live

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James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins LT Branden Albert said Thanksgiving is his favorite holiday. "That's how you get to be 300 pounds, by eating a lot of food," Albert said.

Eagles will miss Mathews, Ertz

RB Ryan Mathews and TE Zach Ertz are both inactive today, and Philadelphia will miss their presence. The Eagles average 6.0 yards per play and 4.9 yards per rush with a 62 Total QBR with both Ertz and Mathews on the field this season. They average 5.2 yards per play and 3.9 yards per rush with a 29 QBR with either one off the field.