Some Notes:

• Rams QB Jared Goff broke his thumb in Week 16 and will miss Week 17.

• Cardinals QB Kyler Murray suffered a lower leg injury in Week 16 and is day to day.

• Lions QB Matthew Stafford sprained his ankle in Week 16 and is day to day.

• Rams RB Darrell Henderson has a high ankle sprain and is headed to injured reserve.

• 49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk will miss Week 17 with an ankle issue.

• Colts WR Michael Pittman Jr. is in the concussion protocol.

• Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant will miss Week 17 with an ankle injury.

• Bills WR Cole Beasley left Week 16 late with a knee issue.

• Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said his team will rest many of its starters in Week 17.

• Packers RB Aaron Jones left Week 16 with a hip issue.

• Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins injured his chest in Week 16 but returned. Still, it’s worth monitoring.

• Sunday night game: Washington at Philadelphia

Hot Pickups Of The Week: Malcolm Brown, AJ Dillon, Michael Gallup, Sterling Shepard, Rashard Higgins, Gus Edwards, Darwin Thompson, Keke Coutee, Philip Rivers, Irv Smith Jr., Andy Dalton, Zach Pascal, Darrel Williams, Dare Ogunbowale, DeSean Jackson

Studs Of The Week:
QB:
Josh Allen, Andy Dalton, Deshaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady
RB: David Johnson, Samaje Perine and AJ Dillon (just as we all thought)
WR: Davante Adams, Stefon Diggs, Michael Gallup and Jamison Crowder
TE: Travis Kelce and Jimmy Graham

Duds Of The Week:
QB:
Jared Goff and Philip Rivers
RB: Le’Veon Bell, Ito Smith and Tony Pollard
WR: Corey Davis (with ZERO), Chad Hansen and Cole Beasley
TE: Robert Tonyan and Cole Kmet

Top Fantasy Football Performers Of 2020 (minimum of eight games played, points per game, based on half-PPR scoring):

Quarterbacks: Dak Prescott would have been first but only played in 5 games … so on to the list.

Kyler Murray, Josh Allen, Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, Ryan Tannehill, Tom Brady, Kirk Cousins, Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger, Matt Ryan

Running Backs: Christian McCaffrey would have been first but only played in three games … Joe Mixon would have been sixth but only played six games.

Dalvin Cook, Alvin Kamara, Derrick Henry, Aaron Jones, Nick Chubb, James Robinson, David Mongomery, Chris Carson, Josh Jacobs, Jonathan Taylor, Austin Ekeler, Antonio Gibson, Ezekiel Elliott, D’Andre Swift, David Johnson, Kareem Hunt, Miles Sanders, Kenyan Drake, Ronald Jones, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Myles Gaskin, Mike Davis, Melvin Gordon, James Conner, Raheem Mostert, Todd Gurley, Nyheim Hines, J.D. McKissic, Chase Edmonds, Rex Burkhead, J.K. Dobbins, Giovani Bernard, Damien Harris, Leonard Fournette, Jeff Wilson Jr., Wayne Gallman Jr.

Wide Receivers: Kenny Golladay would have been 30th but only played five games … Odell Beckham Jr. would have been 35th.

Davante Adams, Tyreek Hill, Stefon Diggs, Calvin Ridley, DeAndre Hopkins, DK Metcalf, Will Fuller, Adam Thielen, Justin Jefferson, A.J. Brown, Keenan Allen, Allen Robinson, Brandon Aiyuk, Julio Jones, Robert Woods, Tyler Lockett, Jamison Crowder, Amari Cooper, Mike Evans, Diontae Johnson, Terry McLaurin, DJ Moore, Corey Davis, CeeDee Lamb, Robby Anderson, Chris Godwin, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Curtis Samuel, Brandin Cooks, Cole Beasley, Chase Claypool, Cooper Kupp, Marvin Jones Jr., Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins, Jarvis Landry

Tight Ends: George Kittle would have been third but only played six games … O.J. Howard would have been 13th but only played four games.

Travis Kelce, Darren Waller, Mark Andrews, Robert Tonyan, T.J. Hockenson, Jonnu Smith, Mike Gesicki, Logan Thomas, Dallas Goedert, Hunter Henry, Noah Fant, Jimmy Graham, Eric Ebron, Hayden Hurst

Sleepers Of The Week:
Quarterback:
Philip Rivers
Running Back: Darwin Thompson
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Keke Coutee
Defense: New York Jets

Busts Of The Week:
Quarterback:
Tua Tagovailoa/Tom Brady
Running Back: Ronald Jones II
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Jamison Crowder/DeVante Parker
Defense: Chicago Bears

Locks Of The Week:
2020 Record: 35-13

1. Colts over Jaguars
2. Ravens over Bengals
3. Chargers over Chiefs

Picks With Points
2020 Record: 117-122

NFL Lines For Week 17
Picks are in bold.

GameLineTotal
Cowboys at Giants Giants +2.5 45
Steelers at Browns Browns -7 42.5
Jets at Patriots Patriots -5 TBA
Vikings at Lions Lions +6.5 54.5
Falcons at Buccaneers Buccaneers -6.5 50.5
Ravens at Bengals Bengals +11.5 44.5
Dolphins at Bills Bills -4 TBA
Jaguars at Colts Colts -14 50
Packers at Bears Bears +5.5 50.5
Titans at Texans Texans +7.5 56
Saints at Panthers Panthers +6.5 48
Chargers at Chiefs Chiefs +3.5 44
Seahawks at 49ers 49ers +4.5 46.5
Raiders at Broncos Broncos +2.5 50.5
Cardinals at Rams Rams -5 TBA
Washington at Eagles Eagles +2.5 43

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