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As expected, Mark Teixeira (finger) is back in the Yankees' starting lineup.

Batting practice went just fine so Teixeira will resume his position at first and bat cleanup on Sunday.ANALYST: Howard Bender

Hassan Whiteside scored 10 points (3-of-5 FGA, 4-of-6 FTA) and grabbed 10 rebounds on Sunday afternoon against the Clippers.

We just keep waiting to hear when Whiteside is going to go back into the starting lineup, but instead Amare Stoudemire continues to struggle as the starting center while Whiteside racks up double and even triple-doubles. It won’t be long before Stat is supplanted by the younger and more effective Whiteside in the starting lineup, but until then, he remains a risk play due to inconsistent minutes.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Loul Deng scored 15 points (5-of-9 FGA, 1-of-2 3PA, 4-of-5 FTA) and grabbed eight rebounds on Sunday afternoon.

Deng may have only finished with 15 points on Sunday afternoon, however his eight rebounds separated his performance from other mediocre ones that he has had so far this season. He is definitely far from the player that he used to be, however that doesn’t mean that Deng holds no fantasy value. Provided he remains at a low daily price, Deng is a solid option for fantasy owners strapped on a tight budget.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Chris Bosh scored 17 points (5-of-17 FGA, 3-of-5 3PA, 4-of-7 FTA) on Sunday afternoon against the Clippers.

As Bosh’s game continues to transform from an all-around star forward to a spot-up three baller, fantasy owners have seen his production change as well. He made 3-of-5 three’s against the Clippers on Sunday afternoon and only finished with a mere five rebounds. Owners, while they still have a great player on their hands, should curb their expectations for Bosh, as his current game is very unlike the player he used to be.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Goran Dragic scored 17 points (7-of-13 FGA, 3-of-5 3PA), grabbed five rebounds, and recorded five assists on Sunday afternoon against the Clippers.

Dragic was solid on Sunday night, but unfortunately he was completely outmatched by his counterpart in Chris Paul. His 17 points, five rebounds, and five assists are pretty much what fantasy owners expect from him on a nightly basis, but still, as a fantasy starter he leaves a little more to be offered. You could do better at the position for sure, but for now fantasy owners can definitely get by.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Marshawn Lynch indicated to the Seahawks he is retiring.

It was reported Lynch told his friends he would retire, and he tweeting a picture that seemed to indicate he would retire, and now he has reportedly told the Seahawks the same thing. It wouldn't be at all surprising for Lynch to change his mind at some point, but as of right now, all signs point to him retiring. The Seahawks will likely draft or sign at least one running back this offseason, but as it stands right now, Thomas Rawls is the starting running back in Seattle. Analysis: Steve Pimental

Dwyane Wade scored 17 points (7-of-20 FGA, 3-of-5 FTA), grabbed three rebounds, and recorded three assists on Sunday afternoon against the Clippers.

Wade was solid on Sunday afternoon against the Clippers, but unfortunately he wasn’t good enough to get the Heat the much-needed victory. Typically he also does more in the auxiliary statistical categories as well which came in as a slight disappointment, but overall, most fantasy owners will take what the old vet gave them on Sunday afternoon. Continue to consider him a solid option going forward.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

DeAndre Jordan scored nine points (3-of-4 FGA, 3-of-14 FTA), grabbed 11 rebounds, and recorded three blocked shots on Sunday night against the Heat.

Jordan had one of the all-time bad free throw performances on Sunday night, as he went a mere 3-of-14 from the line, while failing to finish with double-digit points. This struggle at the line prevented him from finishing with a double-double, however on the bright side he at least finished with 11 rebounds and three blocks. His free throws are always going to be a thorn in his side, but despite his flaw, Jordan usually still gets his. Continue to consider him one of the better fantasy centers going forward.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Jamal Crawford scored 20 points (7-of-19 FGA, 2-of-7 3PA, 4-of-5 FTA) on Sunday night against the Heat.

Crawford was great off the bench on Sunday night, as he scored 20 points on the strength of 7-of-19 shooting. Outside of his scoring effort, Crawford didn’t have much else going on for him, but for those who started him at a low daily price, got the production that they were looking for and then some. Still one of the best sixth men in the business and currently in a groove of twenty or more points in four consecutive games, Crawford might be a solid fantasy play going forward.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

J.J. Redick scored 14 points (5-of-11 FGA, 1-of-2 3PA, 3-of-3 FTA) on Sunday night against the Heat.

Redick was solid but did nothing spectacular on Sunday night against the Heat, as he finished with 14 points on surprisingly only a single three pointer. His presence was mostly felt in the way that he runs defenses ragged off of ball screens and backdoor cuts. While he does always have the potential to go off with a barrage of three pointers, Redick remains a risky fantasy play due to his status as a one trick pony. Having said all of this, at 16 points per game, you can do a lot worse at the two-guard position.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Chris Paul scored 22 points (8-of-23 FGA, 2-of-6 3PA, 4-of-4 FTA) and recorded seven assists on Sunday night against the Heat.

Paul was the engine behind the Clips huge win over the Heat on Sunday afternoon. He finished with 22 points and seven assists, giving Los Angeles a huge advantage at the point guard position. In a surprising turn of events, Paul ended up taking the most shots of any Clippers player, and although it was at a low percentage, he still was the most impactful performer of the night. Even without Blake Griffin, Paul still is absolutely one of the best point guards to own in any fantasy format. Analysis: Dom Murtha

Chris Harris said he is hopeful rest will heal a nerve issue in his left shoulder and he can avoid surgery.

Even if Harris eventually does need surgery, he has plenty of time to get the surgery and still be ready for the start of the season. The Broncos will likely have some turnover on defense this offseason, but if Harris can return healthy with a few other key starters, the Broncos' D can be quite good once again. Analysis: Steve Pimental

Archie Manning said he thinks Peyton Manning is "done in Denver."

The Broncos probably need to keep Brock Osweiler, and some team will pay Osweiler to be their starter in 2016 if the Broncos are unwilling to do so. This leaves the door open for Manning to go to a team like the Rams, but it would probably make the most sense for Peyton to begin the season as a free agent and sign somewhere in the fall when some contender suffers a quarterback injury.  Analysis: Steve Pimental

Kony Ealy recorded four tackles, three sacks, recovered a fumble and had an interception in the Panthers Super Bowl loss to Denver.

Despite being in a rotation on the defensive line, Kony Ealy was an MVP candidate for Super Bowl 50 as he was the first player in NFL history to have at least two sacks and an interception in the Super Bowl. Ealy finished with three sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and the interception. He accounted for both of the Panther turnovers in the game. His stock has been going up and Ealy is a player to keep in mind for IDP formats next year with Carolina.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Luke Kuechly recorded ten tackles to lead the Panthers in their Super Bowl loss to Denver on Sunday night.

Luke Kuechly once again was a major cog in the Panther defense in Super Bowl 50. He was the only player to record double digit tackles on either team that featured two physical and mobile defenses. Not only did Kuechly make 10 tackles, but he also had a sack and a pass defended for Carolina. In IDP formats, Kuechly is a machine due to his high volume of tackles and this year his touchdowns as a result of interceptions. His nose for the ball and high energy of play make him a top linebacker in the NFL.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Graham Gano was 1-for-2 in field goal attempts and made his only extra-point in the Panthers loss to the Broncos in Super Bowl 50.

In the regular season, Graham Gano was the second leading scorer with 146 points for the Panthers. He made 30-of-36 field goal attempts in the regular season but missed a key kick in the first half for Carolina in Super Bowl 50. His kick went right and hit the upright. Gano did recover to make a 39 yard field goal in the second half along with an extra-point to finish with four points in the game. But his miss may haunt him this offseason. But, Gano made over 83 percent of his field goals in the regular season and will be in a high scoring offense in 2016, so his fantasy stock remains the same going forward.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

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