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Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 8:40pm

Kansas City Star - [Full Article]

Offensive coordinator Brian Daboll defended the Chiefs’ use of running back Jamaal Charles in last week’s loss to Oakland. Charles was given the ball just eight times between rushes and pass receptions in the 26-16 loss to the Raiders.

“Jamaal is a good player . . . and give Oakland credit,’’ Daboll said. “They did a nice job of stopping the run. We tried to move it some other ways. Every week is a new week.

“You go as the game develops. You try to run or pass based some on what you think you can do and some on what they’re doing. If they’re doing a good job of stopping the run over and over, we’re going to try and move the ball in another fashion. If we’re running the ball well, we’ll continue to run the ball.’’

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 12:59pm

Contra Costa Times - [Full Article]

Raiders backup running back Mike Goodson suffered a turf-toe injury Sunday and center Stefen Wisniewski hurt an ankle. The Raiders are hopeful that Goodson and Wisniewski will recover well enough to play against the Buccaneers on Sunday. Goodson’s injury is the one of most concern, Allen said. If Goodson can’t play Sunday, second-year back Taiwan Jones and fullback Marcel Reece would pick up the slack behind lead back Darren McFadden.

Monday, October 29, 2012, 10:15am

Contra Costa Times - [Full Article]

Oakland wide receiver Denarius Moore has caught touchdown passes in three consecutive games and has established himself as the player QB Carson Palmer looks to for big plays.

"I think everyone knows that he's the man in our locker room, but I don't know if guys around the league know about him yet," Palmer said. "He's young and has had some injuries, but he is finally healthy."

Fantasy Impact:

Moore is finally healthy and is starting to show his upside with consistency. If you drafted him as depth, Moore should certainly be considered a second or third WR in just about any format going forward. He has some juicy matchups against the Bucs, Saints and Browns coming up and doesn't really have a bad matchup until Week 16.

Monday, October 29, 2012, 8:12am

Dave Skretta on Twitter - [Full Article]

“I’m not exactly sure,’’ coach Romeo Crennel said when asked why Charles wasn’t involved. “We were rotating our backs in there. Hillis was back and he was able to get some carries. He was somewhat effective. When a guy’s effective, we kind of stay with him a little bit. Hillis was able to run through there and break some tackles and get some things done.’’

But Hillis only got four carries, one fewer than Charles.

Charles was still playing late in the game, even though he wasn’t getting the ball much. He got it just once in the second half.

Fantasy Impact:

The Chiefs usage of Charles is mind-boggling, but the Chiefs only handed the ball off 13 times total in their loss to the Raiders and Charles did lead RBs with 5 carries. Charles is healthy and has a nice schedule the rest of the way outside of a tough matchup with the Broncos in week 12. We'll be watching Thursday night against the Chargers to see if the Chiefs make giving Jamaal touches a priority. Charles has posted monster fantasy days each of the three weeks he has racked up 20 or more touches.

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 2:55pm

Raiders Inactives
Khalif Barnes T
Jack Crawford DE
Travis Goethel LB
Taiwan Jones RB
Lucas Nix G
Terrelle Pryor QB
Shawntae Spencer CB

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