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Browns QB Brian Hoyer (knee) said he's been fully cleared to participate in training camp.

Hoyer being cleared is step one in the learning process for Johnny Manziel as the Browns would prefer the veteran presence under center to start the season. Is it possible that Hoyer holds the job all year? Probably not. As I stated in the 2014 Fantasy Alarm Football Draft Guide, "this offense is going to have some serious struggles this year and the Browns dont want to put Manziel through the nightmarish beginning of the year to open his career. If he takes over the team at 0-6, then hes a hero who will do what he can given the circumstances and everything just gets chalked up to experience. But if hes the one starting the season at 0-6, then too much focus and too much undeserved blame is going to fall on him and it will impact his career negatively." ANALYST: Howard Bender

Deron Williams scored 10 points (3-8 FGA, 3-4 FTA) with 1-4 from behind the arc, two rebounds, three assists, and a block in 34 minutes in Tuesday's loss to Memphis.

Williams has only had one game with fewer than 10 points this season but has lacked typically higher scoring totals we're used to seeing from him in the past. Averaging 14.3 PPG, 5.6 APG and 2.8 RPG means he still has a decent value at the point in pretty much all fantasy setups. Analysis: Matt Selz

Stedman Bailey was involved in a shooting and suffered a head wound. It is not considered life-threatening.

This is obviously a scary situation, but it sounds like Bailey avoided the worst. He is currently serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. Analysis: Steve Pimental

Marshawn Lynch is scheduled to have surgery Wednesday on his sports hernia. He is expected to miss about a month.

Thomas Rawls will be the featured back in Seattle going forward, and if he continues to play well, he could make Lynch expendable for next year. Lynch will almost certainly be a starter for somebody at the start of next season, but it may not be the Seahawks. Analysis: Steve Pimental

Mike Conley scored a game-high 21 points (8-17 FGA, 4-4 FTA) with 1-4 3PA, six assists, three rebounds, and one steal in 30 minutes of action in Tuesday's 110-96 win.

To this point in the season he is averaging better than career averages in PPG and APG. With him posting those numbers he is one of the best point guards in the league and should be treated as such when it comes to fantasy value. Analysis: Matt Selz

Marc Gasol scored 15 points (4-12 FGA, 7-7 FTA) with 10 rebounds, four assists, and two blocks in 36 minutes Tuesday.

Gasol is certainly one of the most solid big man in the league but his hidden value is his assist totals as he's averaging 4.4 a game this year. He continues to be a big time fantasy contributor and should remain in your lineup until he misses a game. Analysis: Matt Selz

Jeff Green scored 19 points (8-14 FGA, 2-2 FTA) with seven rebounds, three assists, and two blocks in 35 minutes on Tuesday in a win over Dallas.

It has been an up and down year production-wise for Green as he has had runs of 20+ point games followed by single digit games in a row. This kind of production makes it very hard to count on him game in and game out in fantasy circles. Until he becomes more consistent he is a tough regular play. Analysis: Matt Selz

Zaza Pachulla posted a 13 point (2-6 FGA, 9-10 FTA), 10 rebound, three assist, one steal double-double in 28 minutes Tuesday night.

This was his fourth straight double-double and eighth overall in November. While Pachulia has low-upside in scoring his rebounding is a highly desirable skill. He brings consistent scoring per game in roto and point leagues but may not be the high upside guy wanted in DFS leagues. Analysis: Matt Selz

Dirk Nowitizki scored 14 points (5-15 FGA, 2-2 FTA) with 2-5 3PA, 10 rebounds, one steal, and a block in 29 minutes on Tuesday.

Tuesday marked only his second double-double of the season as he went for 14 and 10. Dirk is certainly in the latter stages of his career but he is proving that he can still be quite valuable to fantasy owners. He remains a must start in all leagues. Analysis: Matt Selz

Thabo Sefolosha scored 15 points (7-of-8 FGA, 1-of-1 FTA) with three assists, seven rebounds, three steals and three blocks over 26 minutes Tuesday against the Celtics

Sefolosha filled up the stat sheet on Tuesday as he finished with 3 or more assists, rebounds, steals and blocks. This is his MO to this point in his career as he usually is not much of an impact scorer. With Sefolosha getting starter minutes you can expect to see more nights like tonight which would put him in the conversation of someone you may want to go out and scoop up for your teams.  Analysis: Dillon Conklin

Kyle Korver scored 15 points (6-of-10 FGA) going 3-for-3 from three-point range with three assists and seven rebounds over 33 minutes Tuesday against the Celtics

You know exactly what you are going to get out of Korver night in and night out, a solid shooting performance and average defense. He is not going to put up huge numbers but you can expect 10+ points a night from him and a lights out shooting percentage.  Analysis: Dillon Conklin

Jeff Teague scored 16 points (4-of-10 FGA, 7-of-9 FTA) with nine assists and two steals over 26 minutes Tuesday against the Celtics

Teague is in an interesting position being the Hawks have two viable options at PG in himself and Dennis Schroder. Teague is the better option at this point being when he is on the court he has this team playing at a high level. You can continue to expect Teague’s scoring output to stay around the same going forward but with the squad he has around his assists may start to skyrocket. He should be viewed as an everyday option in fantasy.  Analysis: Dillon Conklin


DFS NHL Playbook: November 25th  |
Brett Talley

NHL: DFS NHL Playbook: November 25th

Brett Talley pours over all of the statistics, splits and matchups to uncover the very best DFS NHL players for today's contests

#DFStudent: Read the Damn Rules |
Howard Bender

NFL: #DFStudent: Read the Damn Rules

Learning the DFS NFL ropes has been good to Howard Bender, but this week he finds himself looking more like a rookie than ever. What cardinal mistake did he make?

DFS NFL QB COACH – Week 12, 2015 |
Ray Flowers

NFL: DFS NFL QB COACH – Week 12, 2015

For the first time since Week 3 of the NFL season every team will be on the field allowing you to choose from 32 quarterbacks in Week 12.

College Football DFS Playbook PRO: November 24-26 |
Nick Berns

NCAAF: College Football DFS Playbook PRO: November 24-26

Nick Berns and his team present the Fantasy Alarm College Football DFS Playbook for Week 13: Tuesday-Thursday, November 24-26.

Ray’s Ramblings: Nothing To See Here   |
Ray Flowers

MLB: Ray’s Ramblings: Nothing To See Here

OK, there is something to see. Iannetta to the Mariners. Lincecum hoping surgery helps. Parra still looking for a team and some numbers for fun as we approach Turkey Day.

NBA DFS Playbook Position Coach: November 24, 2015 |
Jerry Colvin

NBA: NBA DFS Playbook Position Coach: November 24, 2015

Jerry Colvin gets you set for the NBA action tonight with an in-depth look at each position.

Waiver Flavor: Week 12 FAAB Report |
Jonathan Impemba

NFL: Waiver Flavor: Week 12 FAAB Report

Jonathan Impemba identifies which players are worth your FAAB budget heading into Week 12 of the NFL season.

DFS NBA Playbook: November 24th  |
Mark Kaplan

NBA: DFS NBA Playbook: November 24th

Mark Kaplan breaks down his favorite value options and players who will lead your squad to victory in daily fantasy hoops on Tuesday night.

Right, Wrong Or Indifferent?: Lessons From Week 11 |
Glenn Colton

NFL: Right, Wrong Or Indifferent?: Lessons From Week 11

Glenn Colton takes over the weekly recap of Jeff Mans' prognostications to make us all better in NFL Week 11 in this week's Right, Wrong or Indifferent?

Monday-Thursday Night DFS Optimal Lineups: Week 11 |
Jeff Mans

NFL: Monday-Thursday Night DFS Optimal Lineups: Week 11

Jeff Mans gives all of the Fantasy Alarm Playbook PRO subscribers his optimal lineups for the Monday-Thursday contests across the DFS industry