Clayton Kershaw will be placed on a rehab that includes a submaximal throwing program for the next 2-3 weeks. He will then be re-evaluated by Dr. Neal ElAttrache to determine when he can start throwing at increased velocity.
Not the news fantasy owners were hopeful for, but at least you now have a better idea of what is exactly going with the reigning CY Young award winner. Unfortunately "what it looks like" is that Kershaw will be for an extended period of time with the earliest being some time in May.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Devin Hester (toe) has been cleared to return from injury in Week 13.
Hester has been on short-term IR all year with the toe injury and has finally been cleared to return. Considering the offensive struggles for the Falcons, he may be used as more than just a return man. There's been little help opposite Julio Jones so perhaps Hester will get a crack at some extra snaps. He certainly couldn't do worse than what the team has there right now. Of course, Matt Ryan still has to wake up as well. Analysis: Howard Bender