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  • CLE Quarterback #15
    Dorian Thompson-Robinson was back at practice as he works his way through concussion protocol, but he was taking reps with the second-team on Wednesday. That could just be a one-day split since this is DTR’s first practice since suffering the concussion; however, Flacco looked good in his first start of the season on Sunday and could be the steady, veteran presence that the Browns need to claim a playoff spot. As of now, the team has not yet decided on a starting quarterback for Week 14.
  • JAX Quarterback #16
    Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson said that it was too soon after Monday’s game for Lawrence to be practicing; however, he made it clear that this does not impact Lawrence’s potential availability for Week 14. Pederson said the Jaguars policy is to not have players practice if there’s a chance a player can risk further damage to that injury. As a result, it would seem unlikely that Lawrence will practice until later in the week, if at all.
  • PHI Tight End #88
    “Dallas in Dallas has a ring to it,” he said on Wednesday. “I’m really glad I’m able to go and put everything else to bed and get out there and play football again.” While the team has yet to officially announce Goedert’s return, his own words make it seem as though it’s a given. While no tight end has stepped up for the Eagles without Goedert, DeVonta Smith has seen a major increase in workload and performance since the star tight end was been sidelined. Since Week 10, Smith has a 33 percent target share and 52 percent of the team’s air yards, compared to a 21 percent target share and 30 percent of the air yards before Goedert got hurt. That’s not to say the Eagles will revert back to using Smith the same way and ignore the recent success he’s had, but he may not fly as high as he has been.
  • CLE Quarterback #17
    While Thompson-Robinson is still working his way through the concussion protocol, Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski announced that the quarterback would practice on Wednesday. He also said that the team has not committed to a starting quarterback for Sunday and wants to wait to see how the week of practice goes. Fantasy managers should be hoping for Joe Flacco to get another nod under center. Flacco attempted 19 passes that traveled more than 10 air yards last weekend, which was the most by any Browns quarterback in five years. If he plays, Browns receivers have a better chance of making plays and putting up big fantasy days.
  • CLE Wide Receiver #2
    The Browns star receiver left Sunday’s game after making three catches for 34 yards and is currently working his way through concussion protocol. We did see Saints receiver Chris Olave clear protocol after one week, so it’s possible that Cooper will return for Week 14, but fantasy managers should plan for him to miss time. On the season, Cooper has 50 catches for 799 yards and two touchdowns. Without him in the lineup, there will be a lot more targets for Elijah Moore and possibly even Harrison Bryant.
  • NYJ Quarterback #2
    Tim Boyle got two starts over Wilson before being absurdly cut earlier this week. Trevor Siemian took Boyle’s place in the lineup during the fourth quarter of the Jets’ Week 13 loss to the Falcons. He didn’t fare any better than Boyle, so Saleh is now going back to Wilson as his team’s season circles the drain. Wilson was reportedly reluctant to retake the starting gig after being benched, but it’s hard for him to justify turning down a starting job at this point in his career. Per usual, the Jets’ offense will struggle to put up points, crippling the output of Breece Hall and Garrett Wilson versus Houston.
  • MIN Quarterback #15
    Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell had talked about making a quarterback switch during the team’s bye week following Dobbs’ four-interception Week 12 meltdown against the Bears. While it’s a good matchup for Dobbs, fantasy managers should expect the Vikings to have a quick hook if Dobbs struggled early against Vegas. Luckily for Dobbs, all-world WR Justin Jefferson is expected to return from his hamstring injury against the Raiders. It’s unclear if Nick Mullens or Jaren Hall will serve as Dobbs’ backup.
  • KC Running Back #10
    Pacheco is dealing with a shoulder contusion that’s being “checked out” by the team, per head coach Andy Reid. Unless Pacheco misses late-week practices, he should be fine to suit up as KC’s lead back in Week 14 against the Bills. Pacheco’s touch volume has been fueled by a Chiefs offense that is not nearly as pass heavy as it has been in recent seasons.
  • BUF Tight End #88
    Knox has an outside shot to play this week against Kansas City. His return should slow the Dalton Kincaid PPR gravy train as the two tight ends split snaps and pass routes in the Buffalo offense. Knox, who had 15 receptions in seven games before sustaining his wrist injury, is not a fantasy option.
  • IND Running Back #28
    Steichen mostly dodged questions about Taylor’s status after Taylor underwent thumb surgery last week. NFL Network reported Taylor would miss 3-5 weeks following the procedure. Fantasy managers should bet on Zack Moss once again taking the Colts’ lead back role in place of Taylor this week against the Bengals. Rotoworld’s Denny Carter highlighted Moss in the Week 14 Regression Files.

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USGA: What years of research, numbers told us
Thomas Pagel, Chief Governance Officer for the USGA, joins Golf Today to review how "exhaustive" and "thorough" the process has been over the last three years for the golf-ball rollback that's set to begin in 2028.

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Premier League

Fulham are in cruise control against Nottingham Forest as Iwobi and Jimenez both scored in the first half.
Virgil van Dijk finds the back of the net to give Liverpool a 1-0 lead against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Raul Jimenez scores his second goal of the season to give Fulham a 2-0 lead against Nottingham Forest at Craven Cottage.
Alex Iwobi breaks the deadlock to give Fulham a 1-0 advantage against Nottingham Forest at Craven Cottage.

NFL

The NFL suspended Colts defensive lineman Al-Quadin Muhammad without pay for the next six games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, NFL Media reports.
Christian Elliss started at linebacker for the Eagles in last Sunday’s loss to the 49ers, but he won’t be part of the defense in Dallas this weekend.
Veteran pass rusher Bruce Irvin played his first game as a Lion on Sunday, and despite playing only 11 snaps, he had a major impact on the game: Irvin sacked Derek Carr in the first quarter, and he later knocked Carr out of the game with a hit that drew a roughing the passer penalty.
49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said on Monday that the team was still waiting for more information about defensive tackle Arik Armstead’s outlook for Week 14 and the word they’ve gotten has them planning to play without him against the Seahawks.

Rotoworld

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Lawrence Jackson breaks down why Rashee Rice and Zay Flowers will continue to lead their teams’ wide receiver rooms in Week 14.
Matthew Berry, Jay Croucher and Connor Rogers look at who they love and and hate fantasy wise in the highly-anticipated divisional clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football.
Zachary Krueger breaks down meaningful snap shares from Week 13 of the NFL season.

NBA

Nothing will bet formally discussed until after the new television deal is in place, but it’s coming.
Oubre called the “conspiracy theorists” around his being struck by car “inconsiderate and insensitive.”
The Suns turned the ball over 22 times and gave up 21 offensive rebounds, which cost them the game.
Sam Hauser may still have value for the Celtics’ final game in Week 7.

College Football

Notre Dame still needs another receiver or two, but quickly landing the commitment from Kris Mitchell should ease many concerns about the group.
The first of what may be many bowl-game opt-outs for Notre Dame arrived on Tuesday morning, Marist Liufau set to begin his preparations for the NFL draft.
In a letter sent to more than 350 Division I schools, Charlie Baker said the disparity in resources between the wealthiest schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision and other DI members is creating “a new series of challenges.”

College Basketball

Vaughn Dalzell breaks down his two best bets on the College Basketball slate, featuring Rutgers at Wake Forest, and Vermont taking on Northeastern.
The Hoosiers got a big effort from their bench as Indiana held on to defeat Michigan on the road in Ann Arbor.
The Badgers outrebounded the Spartans by 13 as No. 23 Wisconsin beat Michigan State in East Lansing.
Indiana women’s basketball forward Mackenzie Holmes reflects on her development through a sterling collegiate career and the Hoosiers’ mindset coming off a disappointing end to their 2022-23 season.

MLB

Shohei Ohtani, Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Cody Bellinger, and Blake Snell highlight this year’s class of free agents.
Matthew Pouliot offers rankings and writeups of MLB’s top 111 free agents, from Shohei to Shelby.
Perry Minasian responded to the annual questions about Mike Trout’s future with the underachieving Angels by providing the same answer he has given in past years.
Shohei Ohtani, a unique two-way star, is expected to command a record contract of $500 million-plus on the free agent market.

Motor Sports

Check out the most notable occurrences at pit road during the 2023 NASCAR season.
Kyle Larson has two Championship 4 appearances and one title in the last three Cup seasons.
AdventHealth will sponsor both Erik Jones and Jimmie Johnson.
Fans will get unprecedented, behind-the-scenes access to two 450 Supercross title contenders in 2024.

Betting

Between quarterback injuries, uncertain weather and more, Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick aren’t totally sure what to make of Jaguars-Browns.
The Buccaneers’ strengths and weaknesses line up well in their matchup with the Falcons to the point that Tampa Bay could be a solid underdog bet.
Bet the EDGE Talks Packers’ Offense Surging and Chiefs’ Offense Struggling

Golf

You might have seen those little rectangular boxes on the back of players’ belts in the Bahamas.
The four men’s major champions this year discussed the shots that helped them etch into history.
The PGA Tour’s alignment options are laid out, but all of them come with benefits and risk.
The senior writers discuss Tiger Woods’ future and what a golf-ball rollback means for both professionals and amateurs.
The Masters champ and The Players champ lead the way for POY candidates.
Tiger Woods gave glimpses that his game, if not his body, could withstand his desired four- to six-event schedule next year.

Brother From Another

NFL star Austin Ekeler talks about the work he is doing with FedEx to help HBCUs with the scholarship opportunities.
Chargers running back Austin Ekeler joins Brother From Another to talk about the contract situations for running backs and what he is fighting for in terms of fair value.
Austin Ekeler talks about the controversial “tush push” and why it belongs in the NFL.
Michael Holley and Reeta Hubbard take a look at the College Football Playoff and make an argument on whether Georgia has more reason to be upset than Florida State that they were shut out.

Local coverage

There’s plenty Boston can clean up despite its impressive record.
Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been nominated for the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
According to a report, Chicago’s optimism in their pursuit of Shohei Ohtani has “significantly waned,” leading them to likely focus on other free agents this winter.
“I think of Lester like a brother, so anything he needs, he can always call.”

Latest

Bruno Fernandes saw his early VAR-awarded penalty saved by Robert Sanchez, but Scott McTominay’s cleaned up a mess and has Manchester United in front of Chelsea at Old Trafford.
An unexpected top-four clash pits overachieving Aston Villa against the struggling defending champions, Manchester City.
Liverpool head to struggling Sheffield United on Wednesday hoping to stay in the Premier League title race.
Crystal Palace trail Bournemouth at Selhurst Park as the pressure continues to build on Roy Hodgson.
Brentford and Brighton trade goals from Bryan Mbeumo and Pascal Gross, and it’s 1-1 at the Amex Stadium.