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Daniel Snyder is going to leave the decision as to who starts at quarterback on Sunday against the Falcons up to Mike Shanahan—assuming that Shanahan is still the coach at that time. According to a report, Snyder will not intervene if Shanahan decides to bench Robert Griffin III and start backup Kirk Cousins. Shanahan said on Monday that he is considering doing that because he is concerned that Griffin has taken too many sacks in the last five games and he wants to make sure that the quarterback is healthy enough to participate in the offseason training program.

The Baltimore Orioles are ‘one of several teams’ that have expressed interest in free-agent SP Tim Lincecum.

Lincecum hasn't seen success since 2011 but teams continue to believe he has something left in the tank. The Orioles are in desperate need for pitching, so taking a flyer on an ex-Cy Young award winner isn't the worst idea.  Analysis: James Grande

Kobe Bryant (shoulder) is expected to play Saturday.

Damn straight Bryant's expected to suit up Saturday, he's playing like he's 25 again. Over his last three games, Bean has averaged 29.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. He's clearly taken a dip in the fountain of youth and the shoulder hasn't seemingly bothered him one bit. It's no surprise he is suffering from a shoulder injury at this point of his career with the amount of shots he's put up over his illustrious 20-year career.  Analysis: James Grande

Allen Hurns (abdomen) is feeling better after surgery to repair a sports hernia he sustained in Week 3.

Hurns played through a sports hernia injury throughout the whole season and was able to top 1,000 yards and scored 10 touchdowns. Without a hernia injury slowing him down, he should be able to repeat and surpass 2015's numbers. The Jaguars offense as a whole is going to be a very hot commodity in everyone's fantasy drafts next season.  Analysis: James Grande

Jets signed former CFL DL Freddie Bishop to a two-year deal.

After an 11 sack season with the Calgary Stampeders last season, Bishop received a lot of interest from a bunch of different NFL teams. Bishop will likely get a chance to play a lot of snaps after the Jets released former first-round pick Quinton Coples and Calvin Pace is a pending free agent. Bishop is just 26-years old, so he has plenty of good football ahead of him. Analysis: James Grande

Kemba Walker said he feels pretty good and is probable for Friday's game.

Walker missed Wednesday's game but was able to practice on Thursday and came out feeling good, so he'll likely suit up for Friday's game. If he isn't effective or aggravates his knee again, Jeremy Lin will see extended run.  Analysis: James Grande

James McAdoo will not play Saturday.

McAdoo has played sparingly all year, so his loss isn't a very big factor. In 25 appearances, McAdoo has only averaged 5.9 minutes and 2.3 points per game. Analysis: James Grande

Festus Ezeli will not play Saturday.

The Warriors haven't skipped a beat without Ezeli over the last four games. He's probably going to miss his fifth straight on Saturday due to a knee injury. With Ezeli out, Marreese Speights has seen an uptick in minutes. Analysis: James Grande

Kevin Garnett is doubtful for Saturday.

Like teammate Kevin Martin, Garnett will likely miss his seventh consecutive game on Saturday. With Nikola Pekovic also likely to miss Saturday's game, Karl-Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng will play big minutes. Shabazz Muhammad could also see extended run if the team decides to play small ball. Analysis: James Grande

Kevin Martin is doubtful for Saturday.

Martin will likely miss his seventh consecutive game on Saturday due to a wrist injury. Zach LaVine will continue to see extended minutes in Martin's absence.  Analysis: James Grande

Nikola Pekovic is doubtful for Saturday.

Pekovic is dealing with a foot injury that's kept him out of two straight games and he's likely to miss his third on Saturday. Gorgui Dieng has been great lately, so the Timberwolves aren't really missing Pekovic that much. He obviously provides front-court depth, but he has no fantasy value and nobody should be relying on him in any type of format. Analysis: James Grande

Update: Jimmy Butler (knee) said he will play against the Nuggets on Friday.

If you thought Jimmy Butler would miss two consecutive you don't watch the Bulls very often. Butler is a machine and won't miss time unless he has a major injury. The Bulls snuck a win without Butler on Wednesday thanks to E'Twaun Moore, but the Bulls need Jimmy Buckets. Butler should be one of your stud plays if you go that rout in DFS. Analysis: James Grande

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