Jordan Zimmermann says he's on track to start Tuesday.
Zimmermann was dealing with a biceps strain prior to the break, but an MRI showed no structural damage. He threw a pair of side sessions over the break and reported no issues, so the Nationals will continue to move forward with him and start him next week. Be cautious as a fantasy owner though. While he's a fantastic starter to own, should injuries wear him down here, he might not be as reliable down the stretch as you'd like. With a strong showing next week, you may want to think about trading him for something more secure.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Andre Ellington suffered a left foot injury in Week 12.
Surprise, suprise, Ellington got hurt again. The guy is made of glass and should not be started in any leagues. He should be rostered in most leagues, but he's so fragile it's basically impossible to count on him getting through an entire game without suffering some type of setback. Add that to the fact that Chris Johnson gets the majority of the carries and Ellington is even more difficult to trust. Analysis: Zack Carpenter
Blake Griffin scored 26 points (9-of-16 FGA, 7-of-9 FTA), grabbed eight rebounds, and recorded eight assists on Sunday afternoon against the T-Wolves.
Blake Griffin finished a couple rebounds and assists shy of a triple-double on Sunday afternoon, as he scored 26 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and recorded eight assists. He also was pretty efficient from the floor, making 9-of-16 shots, and from the free throw line, converting 7-of-9 attempts. At this point, he has established himself as a premier fantasy player, and a fringe elite star in terms of the NBA overall. Continue to expect big things out of him going forward due to his immense talent, versatile skillset, and elite point guard to get him the ball. Analysis: Dom Murtha