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Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Dolphins TE Charles Clay (knee, probable) took limited practice reps all week and is probable for Week 9. Clay is good to go for a poor matchup against the Chargers, who are #4 in TE aFPA.

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Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (finger, shoulder, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 9.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Ravens TE Owen Daniels (knee, questionable) returned to take full practice reps Friday after missing practice Thursday and is questionable for Week 9. Daniels returned quickly from a knee scope, which typically requires 3-4 weeks of recovery. Then he missed practice on Thursday, but the full reps on Friday are encouraging. The Ravens play on Sunday night, so Daniels probably isn’t worth playing the wait-and-see game.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Chiefs TE Anthony Fasano (shoulder, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 9.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Vikings TE Chase Ford (foot, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 9. Ford is a decent desperation start given his semi-consistent involvement in the Vikings’ passing game.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (ribs, probable) took full practice reps again Friday and is probable for Week 9. Kelce should be fine to face the Jets.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Steelers TE Heath Miller (not injury related, probable) returned to take full practice reps Friday after missing practice Thursday and is probable for Week 9.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Seahawks TE Zach Miller (ankle, out) has been ruled out for Week 9. Luke Willson should continue to start in Miller’s place. He caught a touchdown in Week 8.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 9. Rudolph is apparently targeting Week 11 for his return. Owners with issues at tight end would be smart to add him now while he’s still cheap.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm

Broncos K Brandon McManus (right groin, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 9.

Saints Beat: Mark Ingram to return to 'some form of timeshare' as committee gets healthy

Friday, October 31, 2014, 4:59pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Will the Saints keep riding Ingram once fellow backs Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas return from injuries?

Chances are, the Saints will return to some form of timeshare -- mainly because those two guys are so talented and were also thriving in their part-time roles before they got hurt.

When asked again Friday if Ingram has earned the opportunity to play a greater role at the head of the timeshare, Payton seemed open-minded.

"Listen, he certainly is [earning the opportunity]. Yet the key is just the durability. But he's been outstanding," Payton said. "I think that Sunday and then what he did last night, those are a lot of touches. And so we're gonna have to, as we get guys healthy, break those up. And yet to his credit, he's handled that workload. And I think our guys up front, I think it's all kind of come together to some degree."

Fantasy Impact:

Ingram has a couple of tough matchups in the next three weeks (San Francisco and Baltimore), but the Saints face the Panthers, Bears and Falcons in the fantasy playoffs, and even if he's the lead back in a timeshare, he should still be useful down the stretch.

Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (hip) ruled out, A.J. Green (toe) is questionable

Friday, October 31, 2014, 1:51pm

Paul Dehner, Twitter - [Full Article]

Bengals RB Giovani Bernard officially out for Week 9. A.J. Green is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Impact:

Jeremy Hill should see 15-20 touches as the Bengals’ primary back in a pretty nice matchup against the Jaguars. Cedric Peerman will likely serve as his backup.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:58am

ESPN - [Full Article]

Colts beat writer Mike Wells: The Colts are saying the right things publicly, but it's been a mystery why Hakeem Nicks hasn't been a factor. Last weekend's game basically summed up his time with the Colts. With Wayne out with an elbow injury, Nicks was the No. 2 receiver, but he was clearly outplayed by rookie Donte Moncrief. Nicks only caught one of the six targets from Luck for 27 yards while playing 60 of 66 snaps. Moncrief only needed 40 snaps to catch seven passes for 113 yards and a touchdown. You would have thought having a bigger role in the offense would help Nicks. Now you have to wonder if he'll fit in at all this season because Wayne will likely play Monday and Moncrief's performance may have been good enough to move him ahead of Nicks as the third receiver.

Fantasy Impact:

With Reggie Wayne looking iffy for Monday night, Moncrief would be a Sneaky Start against the Giants. Hopefully we'll know if Wayne will play by Sunday morning. If not, depending on Moncrief won't be for the faint of heart. He still has some upside as the Colts' WR3, even if Wayne plays, however.

Bengals Beat: 'Looks like' Giovani Bernard will miss Week 9

Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:40am

Cincinnati.com - [Full Article]

Bengals RB Giovani Bernard is one beat up guy. He's fighting a clavicle injury and a hip pointer. This comes after battling through a rib injury the last few weeks. He's taking a beating. It looks like it will catch up to him this week and Jeremy Hill will take over the load of the duties.

Fantasy Impact:

We're waiting to see if Bernard gets any practice in on Friday before removing him from the rankings, but it's not looking good. Jeremy Hill becomes a top 15 play if Bernard is out.

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:21pm

NJ.com - [Full Article]

While the Giants were practicing on Thursday, RB Rashad Jennings was working with a trainer on a side field. He was running and dragging a weighted sled behind him. It was the first time he's done this since the injury. "We can build off that," Jennings said.

This is the first step in helping rebuild his strength in the knee and get his endurance to a point where he can carry a significant workload in a game.

Up next is running in zigzags. The expectation is that will come in the next couple days or so. Jennings hasn't reached the point of planting his foot in the ground and changing directions. He isn't ready to cut.

"We haven't gotten the OK for that," Jennings said.

Fantasy Impact:

Jennings hasn't had a setback, it's just taking a bit longer than expected for the knee to be ready for cuts.