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Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Bills RB C.J. Spiller (shoulder, probable) took limited practice reps all week and is probable for Week 16. Spiller should serve as Fred Jackson’s primary backup, but don’t expect a huge workload. Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon have combined for 12.0 touches in the last four games, so that would seem to be Spiller’s ceiling in his first game back from injury.

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Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (knee, doubtful) missed practice all week and is doubtful for Week 16. If Thomas can’t play, Damien Williams would serve as the primary backup to Lamar Miller, and Miller becomes a safer start.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Broncos RB Juwan Thompson (hip, knee) returned to take limited reps Friday after missing practice Thursday.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots RB Shane Vereen (ankle, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. Vereen should continue to play through the injury. If New England struggles to run between the tackles, they may turn to Vereen in the short passing game to move the chains.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (hand, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. Williams will be used in an emergency-only capacity. Jonathan Stewart is averaging 19.0 touches in the last three games and is averaging 5.8 YPC in that span. He’s a solid fantasy RB2.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Cardinals RB Kerwynn Williams (knee, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 16. Williams has seen 58 percent of the touches in the last two weeks. He’s not an appealing start against Seattle (#17 in RB aFPA), but the game is at home and the Seahawks have yielded an average of 94 rushing yards on the road (vs. 82 yards at home). Owners in a bind could do a lot worse.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Chargers WR Keenan Allen (collarbone, ankle, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 16. Malcom Floyd, Eddie Royal and Seyi Ajirotutu will see a bump with Allen sidelined. Ajirotutu played 62 percent of the snaps in Week 15, which was the first time all year that he cracked the 35 percent mark. Floyd and Royal seem to be the best fantasy bets, however.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (illness, questionable) missed practice all week and is questionable for Week 16. Bowe should be fine to face Pittsburgh in Week 16, though it’s not a good sign that he didn’t practice at all this week.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Cardinals WR Jaron Brown (toe, questionable) took limited practice reps again Friday and is questionable for Week 16.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Raiders WR Vincent Brown (groin, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 16.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

49ers WR Michael Crabtree (knee, questionable) took limited practice reps again Friday and is questionable for Week 16. Crabtree should be fine to play in a nice matchup against San Diego. He has averaged 5.0-60-.20 in the five non-Seattle games since his Week 8 bye, averaging 9.2 targets in that span.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Colts WR Josh Cribbs (not injury related, probable) took full practice reps again Friday and is probable for Week 16.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 16. If Julio Jones is back, Douglas won’t be startable, but he’s a WR2-type if Jones remains out. Stay tuned on Sunday morning.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots WR Julian Edelman (thigh, concussion, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. Edelman apparently is in the concussion protocol and his status is uncertain for Sunday. We expect him to play, but we won’t know for sure until Sunday morning. New England plays early, thankfully.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee, probable) took full practice reps again Friday and is probable for Week 16. Fitzgerald is expected to play through the injury.