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Malcolm Brown, STL- The Rams are unlikely to play their starters in Week 17 with their playoff seeding having them locked into the No.3 or No.4 seed in the NFC playoff picture. If the starters do sit then fantasy owners should expect running back Malcolm Brown to lead the backfield against a woeful 49ers defense.  Brown this season has totaled 192 yards on 49 carries with one touchdown while adding five catches for 46 yards behind Todd Gurley.

Corey Clement, PHI- The Eagles clinched the No.1 seed in the NFC with their win in Week 16 and thus are likely to sit all their starters.  That should move Corey Clement into the starting lineup.  Clement has been part of a committiee at the running back position for most of this season but he will now get a shot to shoulder the workload against the Cowboys to finish out the season.

Chris Ivory, JAX- The Jaguars are locked into the No.3 seed in the AFC so it would make little sense to play