Mose Frazier has been released from the practice squad so they could make room for Marcus Roberson. Frazier is an undersized receiver, standing at 5'11" and has never appeared in an NFL game. He'll hope to catch on with another team's practice squad.
Although Hayes is a backup on the depth chart, he's still logged 30 or more snaps in each of his last three matchups. However, he hasn't been able to post a high tackle count in his limited snaps, which keeps him off fantasy owners' radars.
Williams sat out multiple practices this week after playing through his knee injury the past few weeks. Despite the injury, Williams appears willing and able to play though pain and will continue to do so.
Dede Westbrook (who was activated from IR on Saturday) is also in uniform Sunday, but both players are speculative Week 11 plays, with Marqise Lee in line to head the team's wideout corps and less-than-stellar weather on tap in Cleveland.
Klein was able to practice in a limited fashion Friday, but it's not enough to get him back on the game field. The Saints will have to replace Klein's 41 tackles (29 solo) and four pass breakups, and Manti Te'o will enter the starting lineup in his place.
After not practicing Thursday and Friday, Vaccaro will sit out his second consecutive game. The fifth-year safety has accrued 39 tackles (30 solo) and a half sack this season, but his best contributions have been in coverage, where he has broke up seven passes and snagged three interceptions. Expect Vonn Bell and Chris Banjo to pick up Vaccaro's leftover snaps.
Sims rose to the top of the tight end depth chart following Zach Miller's season-ending knee injury, but has been unable to take advantage of the opportunity due to injury concerns of his own. With Sims sitting out his second straight game, look for Adam Shaheen and Daniel Brown to split the bulk of tight end snaps in Week 11. It was Brown that saw more offensive snaps last week against the Packers, but Shaheen had 18 more receiving yards despite one less target.
Lanier was limited in practice throughout the week but isn't expected to be limited much Sunday. The return of Matthew Ioannidis (hand) gives the Redskins' some added defensive line depth and could result in a slight snap reduction for Lanier.
Kennard will slot back into his starting strong-side linebacker position after missing Week 10's matchup with the 49ers. His stat line this season hasn't been too impressive, with just 23 tackles (12 solo) and one sack, leaving him off most fantasy radars.
The Laval University (Canada) product will thus suit up for only the second time in his rookie season, with the first having come in Week 5 against the Patriots. Auclair did not see any snaps in that contest, and he could well be headed for the same fate against Miami. However, his unexpected activation could also mean that head coach Dirk Koetter is willing to spark the offense in any way he can, and Auclair did notably impressive with his downfield receiving ability throughout training camp and preseason. He'll slot in as the third tight end option behind starters Cameron Brate and O.J. Howard versus the Dolphins.
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