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Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Jets RB Chris Johnson (knee) took full practice reps again Thursday. We like Johnson given the revenge narrative in this week’s game against his old team. It doesn’t hurt that he has averaged 15.0 touches in his last three games.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Packers RB Eddie Lacy (hip) took limited practice reps again Thursday. He reportedly didn’t do much of anything at practice. Lacy’s chances of playing have seemingly taken a turn for the worse. On Thursday, Lacy said he had “some things” that he needed to “figure out,” adding that he didn’t want to put the team at a disadvantage if he can’t play effectively. This sounds ominous. Owners should pick up James Starks (if available) as insurance in case Lacy can’t play against the Bills.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) did not practice Wednesday. Lynch should be fine to face San Francisco. He has racked up 43 carries for 190 yards in the last two games.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (ankle) did not practice Wednesday. Mathews injured his leg against New England but returned to the game. He only carried the ball twice in the second half, however. If he’s unable to play, look for Branden Oliver to lead the team in carries, though Donald Brown has been playing extensively on passing downs. The matchup against Denver isn’t appealing.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Eagles RB Chris Polk (ankle) took full practice reps Thursday after being limited Wednesday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Buccaneers RB Bobby Rainey (ankle) was ruled out for Week 15.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Jaguars RB Denard Robinson (foot) missed practice again Thursday. Robinson’s season is over with a mid-foot sprain. We would expect the Jaguars to turn back to Toby Gerhart, whom they signed to be their feature back in the offseason. Todman and Johnson will be in the mix. Gerhart's 2.9 YPC is dreadful, but he has been running better (3.5 YPC) since Week 8, once his foot injury finally healed. We wouldn't recommend him in Week 15 against the Ravens, but he should have a chance to produce against the Titans in Week 16.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (hip) took full practice reps Thursday after being limited Wednesday. Stewart should see another big workload if DeAngelo Williams continues to miss time. He racked up 155 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries last week, and has averaged 15.7 touches (and 78 total yards) in his last six games without Williams in the lineup.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro (foot) missed practice again Thursday. Taliaferro is expected to miss Week 15, so Bernard Pierce should serve as the primary backup behind Justin Forsett. Taliaferro and Pierce have combined to average 11.4 carries per game, so it’s not hard to envision a 10- to 13-touch workload for Pierce in a nice matchup against the Jaguars (#25 in RB aFPA).

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Broncos RB Juwan Thompson (knee) took limited practice reps again Thursday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Patriots RB Shane Vereen (ankle) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Vereen has been pretty quiet of late, so he’s nothing more than a RB3/flex, even in PPR formats.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (hand) returned to limited practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday practice. Even with the return, HC Ron Rivera said that Williams “probably” won’t play in Week 15, so we feel comfortable assuming he’ll be out. Look for Jonathan Stewart to see another big workload against the Bucs. He racked up 155 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries last week, and has averaged 15.7 touches (and 78 total yards) in his last six games without Williams in the lineup.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Chiefs WR Donnie Avery (groin) took full practice reps Thursday after being limited Wednesday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Douglas could be a Sneaky Start if Julio Jones can’t play.

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:32pm

Patriots WR Julian Edelman (thigh) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Edelman is expected to play through the injury again this week.