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Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Bills RB Anthony Dixon (knee) took full practice reps Thursday after being limited Wednesday.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

49ers RB Shaun Draughn (knee) did not practice Wednesday. Draughn is considered “day-to-day,” which means he could potentially play in Week 16, but it’s not looking good. DuJuan Harris joined the team this week (at the expense of Travaris Cadet), so he could see some touches if Draughn is out. For now, we’re assuming Draughn sits.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (toe) returned to limited practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday practice. Ellington was limited last Friday, was listed as questionable and ultimately was inactive. Practicing on Thursday indicates an upgrade for Ellington, but he still seems closer to doubtful than probable at this point. If he remains out, David Johnson will be our top-ranked running back against the Packers.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Browns RB Duke Johnson (hamstring) returned to limited practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday practice. Johnson should be able to play against the Chiefs.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Redskins RB Matt Jones (hip) took limited practice reps again Thursday. This is a new injury for Jones, so we’ll monitor his progress this week. He and Alfred Morris have a nice matchup against the Eagles.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Packers RB Eddie Lacy (rib) took limited practice reps again Thursday. This is a new injury for Lacy who had a disappointing outing against the Raiders in Week 15. If he’s out, James Starks would move into our top 20.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (abdomen) was ruled out for Week 16. We’re expecting Christine Michael to lead the team in touches after he saw 50% of the running back touches last week.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (knee) missed practice again Thursday. McCoy will very likely miss Week 16, leaving Karlos Williams and Mike Gillislee to share the Buffalo backfield.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon (hamstring) was added to the injury report Thursday after taking limited practice reps. McKinnon could see a large role this week if the Vikings elect to sit Adrian Peterson (assuming the Packers lose to the Cardinals, making the Vikings’ game meaningless). If both backs are out, Matt Asiata could be an every-down running back against the Giants.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Dolphins RB Lamar Miller (quadricep, ankle) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Miller should be able to play through the injuries, but his workload was scaled back last week in favor of Jay Ajayi.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (ankle, shoulder) missed practice again Thursday. Peterson says that the ankle feels “pretty good” and is expected to play this week, though the Vikings may rest him in the case that the game is meaningless. If the Packers lose to the Cardinals earlier in the day, the game will have no direct playoff implications. Arizona is favored by 4.5 points. Jerick McKinnon seems like the most likely candidate to pick up most of Peterson’s touches if he were to sit, though Matt Asiata would have a role in the passing game and in the red zone.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Texans RB Chris Polk (knee) took full practice reps again Thursday.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Jaguars RB Denard Robinson (foot) took full practice reps again Thursday. Robinson’s injury is not considered to be serious, per HC Gus Bradley, and Robinson said that he expects to play. The full practices support this. He’s a nice start against a shaky Saints rush defense, assuming T.J. Yeldon remains out.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (foot) missed practice again Thursday. Stewart has been ruled out. Last week, Cameron Artis-Payne out-touched Mike Tolbert and Fozzy Whittaker by a margin of 16-to-9. With Stewart out, we expect Artis-Payne to serve as the lead back in a nice matchup with the Falcons.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) took full practice reps again Thursday.

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