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Game Day Notes & Updates, Injury situations to watch carefully, last minute sleepers, weather situations etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Legend: P-probable (≥75% + chance to play), Q-questionable (~50% chance to play), D-doubtful (≤25% chance to play), O-out (0% chance to play) IR-Injured Reserve, SSPD-Suspended

**Spread: (+) spread  (+6.5) means team is underdog to win, add 6.5 points to score and if team then wins they cover spread and win.  (-) (-6.5) means team is favored to win, subtract 6.5 points from score and if team still wins they cover spread and win.

 

 

BYE WEEKS: None Thanksgiving Day Games: Green Bay at Detroit, Oakland at Dallas, Pittsburgh at Baltimore

 

 

 

Early Games November 30, 2013

 

 

Tampa Bay (3-8-0) at Carolina (8-3-0) 1:00 PM / *Weather: 52°partly sunny

 

Injuries:

Tampa Bay: RB-Doug Martin- shoulder (IR), RB-Mike James- ankle (IR), LB-Mason Foster- concussion (P), CB-Darrelle Revis- groin (Q)

Carolina: LB-Chase Blackburn- foot (Q), TE-Ben Hartsock- knee (D), RB-Mike Tolbert- knee (Q), RB-DeAngelo Williams- thigh (Q), RB-Jonathan Stewart- ankle (Q), WR-Steve Smith- knee (P), T-Jordan Gross- non-injury related (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Tampa Bay: (L):RB-Bobby Rainey, WR-Vincent Jackson, QB-Mike Glennon

Carolina:  (L):QB-Cam Newton, WR-Steve Smith, TE-Greg Olsen

 

Prediction: Carolina wins 32-12

 

Spread: Carolina -10.5

 

 

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Jacksonville (2-9-0) at Cleveland (4-7-0) 1:00 PM / Weather: 38°chance of snow

 

Injuries:

Jacksonville: WR-Justin Blackmon- violation of leagues’ substance abuse policy (SSPD), WR-Cecil Shorts- groin (P), WR-Mike Brown- shoulder (Q), WR-Stephen Burton- concussion (O), DE-Andre Branch- knee (P), RB-Justin Forsett- foot (O)

Cleveland: QB-Brian Hoyer- knee (IR), RB-Willis McGahee- knee (P), LB-Paul Kruger- finger (P), WR-Josh Cooper- illness (P), LB-Tank Carder- shoulder (O), QB-Jason Campbell- concussion (O), CB-Buster Skrine- ribs (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Jacksonville: (L):WR-Ace Sanders, WR-Cecil Shorts, (S):RB-Maurice Jones-Drew

Cleveland: (L):WR-Josh Gordon, TE-Jordan Cameron (S): RB-Chris Ogbonnaya

 

Prediction: Cleveland wins 24-9

 

Spread: Cleveland -10

 

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New England (8-3-0) at Houston (2-9-0) 1:00 PM / Weather: 72°partly sunny

 

Injuries:

New England: WR-Mathew Slater- wrist (P), WR-Danny Amendola- groin (P), TE-Rob Gronkowski- back (Q), RB-Shane Vareen- wrist (P), LB-Jerod Mayo- pectoral muscle (IR), DT-Vince Wilfork- achilles (IR), CB-Aqib Talib- hip (Q), QB-Tom Brady- right shoulder (P), LB-Brandon Spikes- knee (P), TE-Michael Hoomanawanui- knee (O), CB-Kyle Arrington- groin (Q), WR-Aaron Dobson- foot (O), LB-Chris White- back (Q)

Houston: RB-Arian Foster- back (IR), RB-Ben Tate- ribs (P), G-Wade Smith- knee (P), LB-Darryl Sharpton- back (P), QB-Matt Schaub- non-injury related (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

New England: (L):QB-Tom Brady, TE-Rob Gronkowski, WR-Danny Amendola

Houston: (L):WR-Andre Johnson, TE-Garrett Graham

 

Prediction:  New England wins 38-14

 

Spread: New England -3

 

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Tennessee (5-6-0) at Indianapolis (7-4-0) 1:00 PM / Weather: Dome

 

Injuries:

Tennessee: WR-Kendall Wright- ankle (P), WR-Damian Williams- hip (O), S-Bernard Pollard- illness (P)

Indianapolis: TE: Dwayne Allen- knee (IR), RB-Vick Ballard- knee (IR), RB-Ahmad Bradshaw- neck (IR), WR-TY Hilton- shoulder (P), CB-Vontae Davis- groin (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Tennessee: (L):RB-Chris Johnson, WR-Kendall Wright, (S):QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick

Indianapolis: (L):WR-TY Hilton, QB-Andrew Luck, (S):RB-Donald Brown

 

Prediction: Indianapolis wins 21-17

 

Spread: Indianapolis -7

 

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Chicago (6-5-0) at Minnesota (2-8-1) 1:00 PM / Weather: Dome

 

Injuries:

Chicago: QB-Jay Cutler- ankle (O), LB-Lance Briggs- shoulder (O), DT-Jay Ratliff- groin (Q), S-Major Wright- hamstring (Q), RB-Matt Forte- knee (P), K-Robbie Gould- illness (P), WR-Brandon Marshall- quadriceps (P)

Minnesota: RB-Adrian Peterson- groin (P), LB-Chad Greenway- wrist (P), WR-Joe Webb- concussion (P), TE-Kyle Rudolph- foot (O), DE-Brian Robison- illness (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Chicago: (L):QB-Josh McCown, WR-Brandon Marshall, WR-Alshon Jeffery, RB-Matt Forte

Minnesota: (L):RB-Adrian Peterson, WR-Cordarrelle Patterson

 

Prediction: Chicago wins 28-10

 

Spread: Chicago -1.5

 

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Miami (5-6-0) at NY Jets (5-6-0) 1:00 PM / Weather: 47° slight chance of rain

 

Injuries:

Miami: LB-Koa Misi- knee (P), S-Chris Clemons- knee (Q), T-Jonathan Martin- illness (O), G-Richie Incognito- misconduct (SSPD), RB-Daniel Thomas- ankle (O), RB-Marcus Thigpen- wrist (P), WR-Marlon Moore- hamstring (P)

NY Jets: TE-Kellen Winslow- knee (P), WR-Santonio Holmes- foot (Q), CB-Antonio Cromartie- hip (Q), WR-Greg Salas- finger (P), WR-Jeremy Kerley- elbow (Q), WR-Stephen Hill- knee (P), RB-Chris Ivory- ankle (P), DE-Muhammad Wilkerson- wrist (P), C-Nick Mangold- wrist (P), CB-Dee Milliner- wrist (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Miami: (L):WR-Brian Hartline, WR-Mike Wallace, TE-Charles Clay

NY Jets: (L):RB-Chris Ivory, RB-Bilal Powell

 

Prediction: NY Jets wins 17-14

 

Spread: NY Jets -3

 

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Arizona (7-4-0) at Philadelphia (6-5-0) 1:00 PM / Weather: 45° mostly cloudy

 

Injuries:

Arizona: WR-Michael Floyd- shoulder (P), RB-Alfonso Smith- ankle (P), QB-Carson Palmer- right hand (P), RB-Andre Ellington- knee (Q), S-Yeremiah Bell- knee (P)

Philadelphia: none of note

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Arizona: (L):QB-Carson Palmer, RB-Andre Ellington, WR-Larry Fitzgerald, WR-Michael Floyd

Philadelphia: (L):QB-Nick Foles, RB-LeSean McCoy, WR-Riley Cooper

 

Prediction: Philadelphia wins 24-19

 

Spread: Philadelphia -4

 

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Afternoon Games

 

Atlanta (2-9-0) at Buffalo (4-7-0) 4:05 PM / Weather: Dome (Rogers Center, Toronto, Canada)

 

Injuries:

Atlanta: WR-Julio Jones- knee (IR), TE-Tony Gonzalez- toe (Q), CB-Desmond Trufant- thigh (P), LB-Sean Weatherspoon- shoulder (Q), 

Buffalo: K-Dustin Hopkins- right groin (IR), DT-Kyle Williams- back (Q), DE-Alex Carrington- quadriceps (IR), WR-Robert Woods- ankle (P), WR-Stevie Johnson- groin (P), CB-Nickell Robey- ankle (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Atlanta: (L):QB-Matt Ryan, WR-Roddy White

Buffalo: (L):QB-EJ Manuel, RB-Fred Jackson, RB-CJ Spiller, WR-Stevie Johnson, WR-Robert Woods

 

Prediction: Buffalo wins 28-10

 

Spread: Buffalo -5

 

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St. Louis (5-6-0) at San Francisco (7-4-0) 4:05 PM / Weather: 63° sunny

 

Injuries:

St. Louis: QB-Sam Bradford- knee (IR), DE-Eugene Sims- foot (P), CB-Trumaine Johnson- concussion (P), LB-Will Witherspoon- non-injury related (P), RB-Zac Stacy- concussion (P)

San Francisco: DT-Ray McDonald- ankle (Q), WR-Quinton Patton- foot (Q), DT-Justin Smith- shoulder (P), RB-Frank Gore- ankle (P), WR-Mario Manningham- knee (P), LB-Navorro Bowman- knee (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

St. Louis: (L):QB-Kellen Clemens, RB-Zac Stacy, WR-Tavon Austin

San Francisco: (L):QB-Colin Kaepernik, WR-Michael Crabtree, RB-Frank Gore

 

Prediction: San Francisco wins 34-17

 

Spread: San Francisco -11.5

 

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Denver (9-2-0) at Kansas City (9-2-0) 4:25 PM / Weather: 47°mostly sunny

 

Injuries:

Denver: TE-Joel Dreessen- knee (P), CB-Champ Bailey- foot (P), WR-Wes Welker- ankle (P), QB-Peyton Manning- ankle (P), TE-Julius Thomas- knee (Q), T-Winston Justice- finger (P), RB-Knowshon Moreno- ankle (P), CB-Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie- shoulder (Q)

Kansas City: T-Eric Fisher- shoulder (Q), LB-Tamba Hali- ankle (Q), LB-Justin Houstin- elbow (O)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Denver: (L):QB-Peyton Manning, Broncos WRs

Kansas City: (L):RB-Jamaal Charles, WR-Dwayne Bowe, (S):QB-Alex Smith

 

Prediction: Denver wins 38-21

 

Spread: Denver -2.5

 

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Cincinnati (7-4-0) at San Diego (5-6-0) 4:25 PM / Weather: 77°sunny

 

Injuries:

Cincinnati: LB-Rey Maualuga-knee (P), LB-Vontaze Burfict- ankle (Q), WR-Brandon Tate- ankle (P)

San Diego: WR-Malcolm Floyd- neck (IR), WR-Eddie Royal- toe (Q), RB-Ryan Mathews- hamstring (P), T-King Dunlap- neck (D), TE-Antonio Gates- hamstring (P), T- DJ Fluker- knee (P), C-Nick Hardwick- neck (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

Cincinnati: (L):QB-Andy Dalton, TE-Tyler Eifert, RB-Benjarvus Green-Ellis, WR-AJ Green, (S):RB-Giovani Bernard

San Diego: (L):QB-Philip Rivers, WR-Keenan Allen, TE-Antonio Gates

 

Prediction: San Diego wins 24-14

 

Spread: Cincinnati -1.5

 

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Sunday Night Game

 

NY Giants (4-7-0) at Washington (3-8-0) 8:30 PM / Weather: 47°mostly cloudy

 

Injuries:

NY Giants: CB-Corey Webster- ankle (O), G-Chris Snee- hip (IR), CB-Terrell Thomas- knee (P), RB-Brandon Jacobs- knee (O), DE-Jason Pierre-Paul- shoulder (O), WR-Hakeem Nicks- abdomen (P)

Washington: TE-Jordan Reed- concussion (Q), TE-Niles Paul- illness (Q), RB-Darrel Young- hamstring (Q)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

NY Giants: (L):RB-Andre Brown, WR-Victor Cruz

Washington: (L):QB-RG3, WR-Pierre Garcon, RB-Alfred Morris, RB-Roy Helu

 

Prediction: Washington wins 17-10

 

Spread: Washington -1.5

 

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Monday Night Game

 

New Orleans (9-2-0) at Seattle (10-1-0) 8:40 PM / Weather: 43°mostly cloudy

 

Injuries:

New Orleans: RB-Darren Sproles- ankle (P)

Seattle: RB-Marshawn Lynch- knee (P), CB-Brandon Browner- groin (O), WR-Percy Harvin- hip (D), WR-Jermaine Kearse- concussion (P)

 

(S) Sleeper/(L) Like/ (DL) Dislike:

New Orleans: (L):QB-Drew Brees, RB-Pierre Thomas, TE-Jimmy Graham, (S):WR-Kenny Stills, (DL):WR-Marques Colston

Seattle: (L):QB-Russell Wilson, RB-Marshawn Lynch, WR-Golden Tate, WR-Doug Baldwin

 

Prediction: Seattle wins 21-19

 

Spread: Seattle -5

 

 

*-Weather forecasts borrowed from www.nflweather.com

**-Spreads borrowed from  http://www.oddsshark.com/nfl/odds