Mike Evans has been one of the top wide receivers this year. Last night he took a big hit in the fourth quarter and never really looked the same afterwards. It was unclear if Evans had a concussion or was just being evaluated for one. Since Koetter says Evans should be able to practice Monday, and he has three extra days of rest, Evans should be fine for next week's action.
It's unclear at this point if Cyprien is in danger of missing Week 15, as sitting out an early-week practice could simply be a precaution. The 27-year-old's availability for Sunday's game against the 49ers should become clearer after the Titans' practices on Thursday and Friday.
This was arguably Marshall's best outing of the season, and he's consistent enough to be a fantasy starter. The sixth-year pro played all 50 defensive snaps Sunday, and he has at least six tackles in all but two contests this season.
Brown sustained the toe injury in Sunday's loss to the Chargers, and it's unsurprising to see him sitting out given his four listed injuries. The 28-year-old has undergone an MRI exam, and while the specifics are not known the issues don't appear to be season-ending, but he could still miss a week of action, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
With Alfred Blue (concussion) practicing fully Wednesday, Ellington could have some company in the Texans' backup RB mix behind Lamar Miller in Week 15. Neither Ellington nor Blue represent high-percentage fantasy plays against the 9-4 Jaguars on Sunday, in any case.
Having already missed eight games, Hopkins is eligible to return from injured reserve as soon as Sunday's game against the Cardinals. The Redskins may want to give him a bit more time to practice, but it sounds as if Hopkins could put Nick Rose out of a job before the end of the season. Rose has made 10 of his 11 field-goal attempts, albeit with just two of those coming from 40 yards or more.
Burgess played 71 of 76 defensive snaps Sunday, tying his season-high and allowing him to post the second-best tackle total of his career. He'll have a tough Week 15 matchup against the Ravens and RB Alex Collins, who has been tough to tackle of late.
It wouldn't surprise us if the Texans are simply managing Miller's practice reps here, a notion that would be solidified if he returns to a full practice Thursday. On the plus side, Miller's workload has been steady of late, with 22, 17, 15 and 17 carries over his last four games. He hasn't topped 61 rushing yards in that span, but more often that not he chips in some in the passing game, so at the very least Miller's fantasy floor is decent and he may be counted on this weekend, with likely Week 15 starting QB T.J. Yates looking at a daunting matchup on the road against the Jaguars.
Perine slogged his way through an illness Sunday against the Chargers, notching 17 carries for 45 yards and four receptions (on four targets) for seven yards. When he departed with 13:38 left in the contest, he joined reserve running back Byron Marshall on the sideline. Marshall has since been placed on IR due to a hamstring injury, leaving Perine as the last man standing in a backfield that's already lost Chris Thompson (fibula), Rob Kelley (ankle) and Keith Marshall (knee) for the season. Perine should continue to receive a healthy dose of touches on a weekly basis with LeShun Daniels and Kapri Bibbs as the backups.
Johnson logged 56 of 76 defensive snaps Sunday, the most of any Bengals' defensive linemen. He'll have a tough time accruing more sacks in Week 15 against the Vikings, since QB Case Keenum is second in the league with a sack on just 3.58 percent of his dropbacks.
We'll have to see if Savage progresses to the point where he might suit up Sunday (even as a backup) against the Jaguars, but at this stage it looks like T.J. Yates will probably draw the Texans' starting QB assignment this weekend, ESPN.com reports.
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