ALERT: Big-name players in question this week - [Full Article]

Some big-named players, especially RBs, are on the injury report and look to be game-time decisions this week. So, owners should adjust accordingly and plan for the possibility their guy(s) may not play.

Here is a little rundown:

Andre Johnson, WR - didn't practice Thursday, but did run. Looks to be a game-time decision. Jacoby Jones could see a more significant role against the Raiders.

Steven Jackson, RB - didn't practice Thursday. If he's not a go, Kenneth Darby could get the start against Seattle. He played well after Jackson went out last week, but traditionally backup RBs haven't stepped up when in a full-time role behind SJax.

Fred Taylor, RB - sat out Thursday and team resigned RB Thomas Clayton off the Browns practice, a sign they may not be counting on Taylor. The Pats play Monday night and BenJarvis Green-Ellis could be in store for more work.

Pierre Thomas, RB - didn't practice Thursday. Looks to be a game-time call, but team appears optimistic and haven't made any moves to bring in anther back. Chris Ivory could get a more significant role whether Thomas plays or not.

Ray Rice, RB - practiced Thursday but wore a non-contact jersey. He seems like he'll go, but has a tough matchup against the Steelers.

Jahvid Best, RB - missed a second straight day with a bad toe. Maurice Morris would start should Best not dress, but it's not a great matchup against the Packers.

Ryan Mathews, RB - appears to be able to play this week in a great matchup vs. Arizona.

Knowshon Moreno, RB - did not practice and things don't look good for Sunday against the Titans. Laurance Maroney and Correll Buckhalter figure to carry the load this week.

Fantasy Impact: 

As always, continue to check back with 4for4 the rest of the week as we'll take you right up until 1 p.m. kickoffs with the latest news.

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