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Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Browns RB Ben Tate (knee, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 5. Tate is likely to make his return in Week 5, though he didn’t sound so certain on Friday. His role may have changed a bit. Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West have played well, so the team may continue to keep one or both of them involved even if Tate is the lead back. The indication is that Crowell has passed West on the depth chart, but we won’t know for sure until Sunday’s game against the Titans.

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Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Chiefs RB De'Anthony Thomas (hamstring, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 5.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Panthers RB Fozzy Whittaker (thigh, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 5. Whittaker will form an ugly RBBC with Darrin Reaves and Chris Ogbonnaya.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle, out) has been ruled out for Week 5. It will be some combination of Fozzy Whittaker, Darrin Reaves and Chris Ogbonnaya, with Reaves likely in the lead role.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Rams WR Tavon Austin (knee, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 5. Austin should be able to return to game action after injuring his knee. He’s still nothing but a desperation flex play at this point.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Chiefs WR Donnie Avery (groin, out) has been ruled out for Week 5. Avery needs sports hernia surgery and is facing a multi-week absence. Junior Hemingway, A.J. Jenkins and Frankie Hammond will platoon to replace Avery’s moderate production in Andy Reid’s offense.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Giants WR Odell Beckham (hamstring, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 5. He could find himself playing starter-type snaps since the Giants run a lot of three-WR sets under new OC Ben McAdoo, though he isn’t much of a fantasy option at this point.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (shoulder, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 5. No worries here. The Texans are #25 in WR aFPA, so they’ll have their hands full with Bryant and Terrance Williams.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (illness, probable) took full practice reps Friday after missing practice earlier in the week and is probable for Week 5.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

49ers WR Michael Crabtree (foot, probable) took full practice reps again Thursday and is probable for Week 5. Crabtree will be fine for a good matchup with the Chiefs.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Jets WR Eric Decker (hamstring, questionable) missed practice again Friday and is questionable for Week 5. Decker is considered a game-time decision. We would recommend that owners avoid this situation if possible, but if Decker is the only option, owners could pick up Jeremy Kerley as a Plan B in case Decker can’t play. The Jets play late on Sunday.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 5. Douglas remains out after getting some practice work in last week. Devin Hester is a Sneaky Start in his absence.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Bills WR Marcus Easley (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 5.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Buccaneers WR Mike Evans (groin, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 5. Evans is expected to miss a couple of weeks with the injury. Louis Murphy saw big playing time in Week 4 and produced. He should be the biggest beneficiary from Evans’ absence.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:19pm

Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (illness) was removed from the injury report Friday after taking full practice reps Thursday. Floyd looks like he’s on track to play in a nice matchup with the Jets. He has offered top 30 numbers every week except for his Week 2 matchup with the Seahawks. He’s a Sneaky Start against the Jets.