Some Notes:

• Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey injured his shoulder against the Chiefs Nov. 8 and could miss at least Week 10.

• Chargers RB Justin Jackson injured his knee on the first play of the game against the Raiders Nov. 8 and never returned.

• Texans RB David Johnson and Bears RB David Montgomery are in the concussion protocol.

• Washington Football Team QB Kyle Allen will have surgery on his ankle and miss the rest of the year.

• Jaguars WR Laviska Shenault has a hamstring issue.

• Dolphins WR Preston Williams is now dealing with a foot injury.

• Colts TE Jack Doyle is in the concussion protocol and will miss Week 10.

• Broncos TE Albert Okwuegbunam will miss the rest of the year with an ACL tear.

• Patriots RB Damien Harris has a chest injury.

• Byes of the week: Kansas City, Dallas, Atlanta and New York Jets

• Thursday night game: Indianapolis at Tennessee

• Monday night game: Minnesota at Chicago

Hot Pickups Of The Week: Mike Davis (who is somehow available in 25 percent of leagues), J.D. McKissic, Duke Johnson, Kalen Ballage, Curtis Samuel, Drew Lock, Jalen Reagor, Michael Pittman, Sony Michel, Jakobi Meyers

Last Week: Damien Harris, Marvin Jones Jr., Gus Edwards, J.K. Dobbins, Eric Ebron, Allen Lazard, Jordan Wilkins, Nyheim Hines, Jordan Reed/Ross Dwelley, Troymaine Pope, Kendrick Bourne, Mick Mullens, Brian Hill

Two Weeks Ago: Chase Edmonds, Carlos Hyde (dealing with an injury), Tevin Coleman (back soon?), Brandon Aiyuk, Sterling Shepard, Jalen Reagor, Rashard Higgins, JaMycal Hasty (like last week), Lamical Perine, Trey Burton, Corey Davis, Logan Thomas, Albert Okwuegbunam, Harrison Bryant

You Can Drop: JaMycal Hasty, Russell Gage, Scotty Miller, Le’Veon Bell

Try To Trade For: Lamar Jackson (great playoff schedule)

Trade Away: Jerick McKinnon, DeeJay Dallas, Marvin Jones Jr.

Studs Of The Week:
Quarterback:
Patrick Mahomes, Kyler Murray and Josh Allen … oh why not, and Drew Lock
Running Back: Dalvin Cook and Christian McCaffrey
Wide Receiver: Davante Adams, Richie James and Tyreek Hill
Tight End: Travis Kelce

Duds Of The Week:
Quarterback:
Tom Brady
Running Back: James Conner and Melvin Gordon
Wide Receiver: Tyler Lockett, DeAndre Hopkins, DJ Moore, Darius Slayton and Corey Davis
Tight End: Rob Gronkowski, Hunter Henry, Jared Cook and Mark Andrews (again)

Fantasy Football Top Scorers Through Nine Weeks (based on points per game, Half PPR):

Quarterbacks (top 12): Russell Wilson, Kyler Murray, Patrick Mahomes, Justin Herbert, Josh Allen, Deshaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers, Ryan Tannehill, Tom Brady, Lamar Jackson, Carson Wentz, Cam Newton

Running Backs (top 24): Dalvin Cook, (Christian McCaffrey would be second, but he got hurt), Alvin Kamara, Aaron Jones, Derrick Henry, James Robinson, Chris Carson, Raheem Mostert (hurt), Ezekiel Elliott, Joe Mixon, Miles Sanders, Nick Chubb (hurt), Josh Jacobs, James Conner, Todd Gurley, Kareem Hunt, Austin Ekeler (hurt), Melvin Gordon, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Mike Davis, David Johnson, Ronald Jones, Miles Gaskin, Antonio Gibson, Jonathan Taylor, Kenyan Drake (hurt), Darrell Henderson

Wide Receivers (top 36): Davante Adams, DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett, DeAndre Hopkins, Travis Fulgham, Jamison Crowder, Calvin Ridley, A.J. Brown, Tyreek Hill, Adam Thielen, Allen Lazard (hurt), Julio Jones, Stefon Diggs, Keenan Allen, Corey Davis, Tyler Boyd, Will Fuller, Robert Woods, Allen Robinson, Justin Jefferson, Terry McLaurin, Chris Godwin (hurt), Chase Claypool, Robby Anderson, Amari Cooper, DJ Moore, Mike Evans, Brandon Aiyuk, Cooper Kupp, Christian Kirk, Kenny Golladay (hurt), Emmanuel Sanders, CeeDee Lamb, Tee Higgins, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Cole Beasley, Brandin Cooks, Nelson Agholor, DJ Chark, DeVante Parker, Tim Patrick

Tight Ends (top 12): Travis Kelce, George Kittle (hurt), Darren Waller, T.J. Hockenson, Robert Tonyan, Mark Andrews, Noah Fant, Jonnu Smith, Hayden Hurst, Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Dalton Schultz, Evan Engram

Defenses: Colts, Ravens, Buccaneers, Steelers, Dolphins, Chiefs, Rams, Eagles, Patriots, Cardinals

Sleepers Of The Week:
Quarterback:
Baker Mayfield
Running Back: Adrian Peterson
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Tyler Higbee
Defense: Indianapolis

Busts Of The Week:
Quarterback:
Cam Newton
Running Back: Dalvin Cook (but he’s still a must start)
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Adam Thielen
Defense: Los Angeles Rams

Locks Of The Week:
2020 Record: 21-6

1. Baltimore over New England
2. Green Bay over Jacksonville
3. New Orleans over San Francisco

Picks With Points
2020 Record: 65-67

NFL Lines For Week 10
Picks are in bold.

Game Line
Indianapolis at Tennessee TEN -1.5
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh PIT -7.5
Houston at Cleveland CLE -3
Jacksonville at Green Bay GB -14
Philadelphia at New York Giants PHI -3.5
Tampa Bay at Carolina TB -6.5
Washington at Detroit DET -4
Buffalo at Arizona ARI -2
Denver at Las Vegas LV -5.5
L.A. Chargers at Miami MIA -2.5
San Francisco at New Orleans NO -10
Seattle at L.A. Rams LAR -2
Baltimore at New England BAL -7
Minnesota at Chicago MIN -2.5

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