Injury review, player rankings and DFS programming help
Good morning! Hopefully the Thanksgiving Games saw your fantastic teams take a good lead. Regardless of how Thursday unfolds, our analysts have tips to help you regain some ground on Sunday, set the right lineup, and make a playoff push.
Who’s in and who’s out
Kareem Hunt and Logan Thomas are expected to return from the injured reserve while Michael Carter and AJ Brown have both been placed on the roster, eliminating them for a few weeks. No starting quarterback wore an injury designation in the weekend after a few weeks in which some of the top callers ran out of time. Find out which players are active, inactive, questionable, and questionable in the Week 12 Injury Report.
Winners Club live stream and Twitter takeover
Join Michael Fabiano and Jen Piacenti on the Illustrated sports YouTube channel for their weekly live broadcast. They’ll be talking about their best games this week and answering your last minute lineup questions. Follow them on Twitter at @Michael_Fabiano and @Jenpiacenti and tweet them to submit your questions or drop them in the comments. At 11:30 a.m. ET, I’ll be back in my usual seat at @SI_Fantasy for a Twitter buyout. You can also send your questions to @Kkylewood for a start / sit down Q&A.
Ranking of players for week 12: Fabiano ranks the best games at each position each week to help you sort out your lineups. The D / ST Patriots are his best game in the post against the Titans, see how Fabiano ranks the top players in the skill post for this week.
NFL line movement: Frankie Taddeo tracks the money weekly to see which NFL spreads are moving. The Steelers-Bengals game added seven points, with Pittsburgh being a field favorite with Cincinnati giving four points. Taddeo helps you understand the changes and presents each team’s Against the Spread (ATS) record and other relevant information.
Launch them, sit down: Fabiano’s famous column answers the toughest questions fantasy managers face week after week. As a running back, Fabiano foresees weeks of rebound for a few players who have burned their managers lately. He also recommends a few valuable DFS sets for each position to complete your lineups.
Fantastic Player Screenings: Shawn Childs compiles stat projections for dozens and dozens of players at each position every week to give you an idea of their usage and performance. Lamar Jackson is QB1 this week – see how he gets there and what other quarterbacks are up for the big games.
Advice on the DFS range: One misfire can sink your DFS line and prevent you from claiming the top prize. Childs has choices and support to help you avoid duds and choose the stallions that will lead your team to a big win.