Tim Lincecum allowed two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out six batters over six innings against the Rockies on Friday.
Lincecum posted his best start of the month on Friday, despite failing to factor into the decision. He is now 5-4 with a 4.81 ERA and 1.49 WHIP through his first 14 stats (76.2 IP) while managing to strikeout just under one batter per inning pitched (8.92 K/9). As long as he can keep striking out his opposition at a high clip, there is still fantasy value to be had from Lincecum even if he doesn't contribute much elsewhere.The Giants hurler will look to get back in the win column when he takes on the Diamondbacks on Friday.ANALYST: Matthew Beck
Sean Lee passed the concussion protocol.
It looks like Lee will be on the field Sunday when the Cowboys face the Patriots. It should be interesting to see how Lee and the rest of the Dallas linebackers handle Rob Gronkowski this week. To date, the Dallas defense ranks seventh against the tight end position. Analysis: Howard Bender
Chris Culliver is not practicing Friday.
Culliver continues to miss practice with a knee injury fueling further speculation that he won't be able to play in Week 5. If he's unable to go, then Will Blackmon will likely serve as the starting corner on the right side. With DeAngelo Hall also out, the Falcons receivers could have a big day this week. Analysis: Howard Bender
LeSean McCoy is not practicing Friday.
McCoy was never expected at practice Friday to begin with as the Bills said he'd likely miss a couple of weeks with his hamstring injury. With Karlos Williams also likely to be out this week, Anthony Dixon will lead the charge out of the backfield in Week 5. Analysis: Howard Bender
Karlos Williams is not practicing Friday.
Williams is yet to be cleared via the league's concussion protocol and another missed practice on Friday seems to indicate that he won't be available Sunday. With LeSean McCoy also out, Anthony Dixon is expected to lead the charge out of the backfield Sunday. Analysis: Howard Bender