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The Premier League’s 20th-place team is turning to a familiar face to help them from a desperate place.
Jay and Drew continue with their Week 14 handicap by highlighting key Steelers injuries, as well as Carr’s expected absence for the Saints.

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  • JAX Quarterback #16
    Lawrence bent back awkwardly in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s loss to the Bengals and proceeded to limp for several minutes to the Jacksonville locker room. Wolfe said Lawrence “tried to stand on ankle before leaving in walking boot/crutches.” He’ll likely miss multiple weeks with the apparently serious ankle injury but should be back in 2023, per Wolfe. Until then, CJ Beathard — who acquitted himself well against the Bengals — will be under center for the Jaguars. It’s a downgrade for all fantasy-relevant Jaguars besides, perhaps, Evan Engram, who should absorb more check downs in the coming weeks.
  • NE Running Back #38
    Stevenson, done in by the dreaded hip drop tackle in Week 13 against the Chargers, should miss the remainder of the fantasy football season. That puts Ezekiel Elliott in the RB1 role for a run-first New England offense that has been 10 percent below its expected drop back rate since Week 10. Elliott in Week 13 saw 21 touches — including five targets — against LA. It’s a perfectly fine workload for a top-24 fantasy option. Elliott should see most or all of the team’s red zone work, with Ty Montgomery serving as the Patriots’ No. 2 back with Stevenson sidelined. Montgomery can be picked up in deeper formats in case Elliott gets dinged up.
  • JAX Wide Receiver #0
    Doug Pederson did what he could to get the veteran wide receiver involved, feeding him three jet sweeps and numerous targets after Christian Kirk departed the game with a groin injury after just one offensive snap. Ridley’s best play of the game was negated by a holding penalty, erasing what would have been a 40-yard reception late in the fourth quarter. But this is kind of what we expect out of the downfield threat, leaving Ridley a boom-bust option for the remainder of the 2023 fantasy season.
  • JAX Wide Receiver #7
    Jones consistently made his presence felt for the Jaguars after fellow wide receiver Christian Kirk departed after just one offensive snap. Most notably, Jones saw two deep targets downfield which should keep his fantasy value relevant should Kirk miss any time with what is being labeled as a groin injury. Either way, Jones appears ready to contribute down the stretch, with his next stop a difficult matchup with the Browns in Week 14.
  • JAX Tight End #17
    Engram shed the monkey off his back by scoring from 22 yards out in the second quarter, marking his first touchdown of the 2023 season in the process. He would remain heavily involved in the offense throughout, leading the team in receiving after wide receiver Christian Kirk departed after just one offensive play with a groin injury. Engram faces a difficult matchup against the Browns in Week 14.
  • JAX Running Back #1
    Etienne showed some wear against an exploitable Cincinnati run defense after coming into the contest listed as questionable with a chest injury. He proved most useful through the air, gaining a solid 34 yards on his four receptions. Most notably, Etienne maintained a large snap share for the Jaguars on a night they were forced to the air in the back-and-forth, high-scoring affair. He’ll face a difficult test against the vaunted Cleveland defense in Week 14.
  • JAX Quarterback #3
    Beathard came on in relief of the injured Trevor Lawrence late in the fourth quarter, leading a game-tying drive on a last-minute field goal by kicker Brandon McManus. The Jaguars would win the toss in overtime and receive the ball first but would ultimately fail to convert a third-and-long situation near midfield before watching as Jake Browning led the Bengals into field goal range to snatch away the victory. Beathard could be looking at a couple of starts for the Jaguars down the stretch depending on the severity of Lawrence’s ankle injury.
  • CIN Wide Receiver #5
    Higgins played third fiddle on a night the offense was run primarily through Ja’Marr Chase and Joe Mixon, but managed to make his mark felt with key receptions for first downs. He’ll likely be more involved in Week 14 when the Bengals host the Colts in Cincinnati.
  • CIN Wide Receiver #1
    Chase also attempted a pass in the contest, connecting with quarterback Jake Browning on a trick play for a loss of seven yards. It appeared as if Chase would be confined to short area work throughout after gaining just 11 yards on his first five receptions during the team’s first two drives. He added a 17-yard grab on the subsequent possession before burning the Jacksonville secondary down the sideline for a 76-yard score on the team’s first possession of the second half. The 149 yards were his second most of the season and marked his first time eclipsing the 100-yard mark in a month. Up next for Chase and the Bengals is another forgiving aerial matchup against the Colts at home in Week 14.
  • CIN Running Back #28
    Mixon tallied the bulk of the team’s yardage in the first half as the passing game sputtered to start the game, scoring all 14 of the team’s points before the break. Although he would be kept out of the end zone in the second half, Mixon remained an integral piece of the offense throughout the final three quarters as the teams were pushed to overtime, notably making significant contributions through the air. He’ll get a softer matchup on the ground in Week 14 when the Bengals host the Colts.


How sustainable is Browning after defeating Jags?
Mike Florio and Myles Simmons outline why the Bengals ultimately should feel encouraged by Jake Browning, after beating the Jaguars in OT, and analyze their playoff outlook.

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Premier League

Sean Dyche’s Toffees are pushing to get back out of the Premier League’s bottom three as they welcome weary but thriving Newcastle to Goodison Park.
Enjoy the best goals, saves and most eye-catching bits of skill from Matchweek 14 of the 2023-24 Premier League season.
Will Manchester City complete its quest for an unprecedented fourth-straight title?
Check out the Premier League fixtures and results for the 2023-24 season


Patriots running back Rhamondre Stevenson will miss the next few games.
Even without quarterback Trevor Lawrence, the Jaguars seemed to be on track to win Monday night’s game in overtime.
The NFL has announced the nominees for this season’s Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
The Philadelphia Eagles (10-2) and Dallas Cowboys (9-3) go head-to-head this on Sunday Night Football with first place in the division on the line.


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Gary Davenport examines the Team Defense landscape for Week 14 of the 2023 season, including some streaming options.
Jorge Montanez recaps Monday’s biggest news out of the Winter Meetings.
Matthew Berry, Connor Rogers and Jay Croucher give out their favorite bets for the Monday Night Football matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Jacksonville Jaguars, with odds presented by DraftKings Sportsbook.


Vaughn Dalzell shares his best bet for Tuesday’s NBA In-Season Tournament between the Bucks and Knicks.
Haliburton picked a good time to have his first career triple-double.
Third-year point guard Cade Cunningham has cut down on his turnovers and has been one of the few constants on the Detroit Pistons.

College Football

Jeff Choate had been co-defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach at Texas since 2021.
The transfer portal takes, the transfer portal gives. Notre Dame landed its first piece off the market of this offseason in Arizona State graduate transfer Jordan Clark.
The 2024 All-American Bowl will continue the Road to the Dome tour on Wednesday, December 6 at 8 p.m.
The College Football Transfer Portal is underway. Here is a one-stop shop to track which big-name players are on the move this offseason.

College Basketball

It’s the Badgers vs Spartans tonight on Peacock. Live coverage of tonight’s Big Ten Basketball doubleheader begins at 7:00 PM ET.
The Hoosiers head to Michigan for a Big Ten conference matchup streaming on Peacock.
Vaughn Dalzell breaks down his best bet in the Gonzaga versus Arkansas Pine Bluff matchup, plus
Penn State’s Leilani Kapinus and Makenna Marisa interview each other about the best things to do in Happy Valley, the improvements in their game and what playing for the Nittany Lions means to them.


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.
Detroit finished second in the AL Central at 78-84, its seventh straight losing season.
Rob Thomson has a 155-118 record since the veteran bench coach replaced Joe Girardi as Phillies manager on June 3, 2022.

Motor Sports

Six Cup teams will take part in the test, which is looking for ways to enhance racing at short tracks.
Both their spotters announced on social media that they would be moving on.
Race will be June 16 and air on USA Network
The duo missed the playoffs in their first season together at Hendrick Motorsports.


Vaughn Dalzell shares his best bet for Tuesday’s NBA In-Season Tournament between the Bucks and Knicks.
Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick review how the Steelers’ line against the Patriots in Week 14 has been impacted by the switch from Kenny Pickett to Mitchell Trubisky and more on Bet the Edge.
Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick debate how they’re rating the Chiefs after their fourth loss of the season and if they should still be the favorite to win the AFC after Week 13 on Bet the Edge.
Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick discuss if Brock Purdy is in the driver’s seat for NFL MVP honors after Week 13 and obstacles Dak Prescott could face in his push for MVP on Bet the Edge.


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.
Here’s a look at the equipment Scottie Scheffler used to win at Albany Golf Club.
Scottie Scheffler took home Tiger’s trophy but Woods left in good spirits as well.

Brother From Another

Natalie joins Michael Smith and Michael Holley on Brother From Another to break down how San Francisco’s win over Philadelphia changes the perception of 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy and the NFC playoff picture.
Michael Smith thinks Florida State’s College Football Playoff snub for Alabama is about the bottom line only, calling it “rock bottom” for the Committee. Michael Holley, though, thinks they got it right.
Michael Smith and Michael Holley debate whether the 49ers’ Week 13 win over the Eagles truly avenges San Francisco’s NFC Championship Game loss to Philadelphia, or whether they were just the better team on Sunday.
Natalie and Kelsey Nicole Nelson argue that the Golden State Warriors and head coach Steve Kerr need to lean into the youth movement to supplement the team’s group of older veterans.

Local coverage

The Eagles are signing former All-Pro linebacker Shaquille Leonard to bolster their linebacker corps.
It doesn’t seem as if the 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles have been rivals for very long, but the bad blood is real.
The offense somehow continues to get worse -- and everyone is to blame.
The Cubs are one of the most “desperate” teams in baseball as they seek to improve their roster after missing out on the playoffs during the 2023 season.


The Cowboys closed out November with a win over the Seahawks that moved their record to 9-3 and that has them in strong playoff position heading into the final stretch of the regular season.
Liverpool head to struggling Sheffield United on Wednesday hoping to stay in the Premier League title race.
The Niners are No. 1, and then there’s a gap.
Running back Leonard Fournette signed to the Bills’ practice squad over a month ago when they were looking for backfield help in the wake of Damien Harris’ injury, but the offensive landscape has changed in Buffalo since Fournette joined the team.