Some Notes:

• 49ers WR Deebo Samuel will miss a week or two with a groin injury.

• Vikings RB Dalvin Cook has a labrum issue and will miss two to three weeks.

• Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey goes to injured reserve and is out for the year with an ankle injury.

• Lions RB D’Andre Swift is dealing with a shoulder issue and is week to week.

• Jaguars TE Dan Arnold will miss four to six weeks with a knee injury.

• Raiders TE Darren Waller is week to week with a knee issue.

• Washington RB J.D. McKissic left his team’s Week 12 game with a head injury.

• Jets RB Michael Carter was placed on IR late last week.

• Titans WR A.J. Brown was placed on IR as well with multiple injuries.

• Byes: Carolina, Cleveland, Green Bay and Tennessee

• Thursday night game: Dallas at New Orleans

• Monday night game: New England at Buffalo

Hot Pickups Of The Week: Jamaal Williams, Alexander Mattison, Matt Breida, Boston Scott, Foster Moreau, Jack Doyle, DeVante Parker, Kenny Golladay, Taysom Hill, Chuba Hubbard

Last Week: Ty Johnson, Tevin Coleman, Van Jefferson, Qadree Ollison, Latavius Murray, Cedrick Wilson Jr., Austin Walter

You Can Drop: Trevor Siemian, Tony Jones Jr., Jeff Wilson Jr., Dan Arnold, Tyler Higbee, Dallas Goedert

Trade Away/For: Most trade deadlines are over, but here is just some advice — go buy your handcuffs!

Studs Of The Week

QB: Josh Allen, Aaron Rodgers
RB: Leonard Fournette, Joe Mixon
WR: Deebo Samuel, Jaylen Waddle
TE: Dawson Knox, Jack Doyle

Duds Of The Week

QB: Jalen Hurts
RB: Nick Chubb, Christian McCaffrey
WR: DK Metcalf again, Mike Evans
TE: George Kittle

Who-Does-KZ-Trust Meter (Half-PPR)

I am starting these guys when healthy, regardless of their matchup. Anyone else, check the weekly rankings!

Quarterbacks: Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers, Justin Herbert, Dak Prescott, Tom Brady, Matthew Stafford

Running Backs: Jonathan Taylor, Joe Mixon, Austin Ekeler, Alvin Kamara, Nick Chubb, James Conner, Leonard Fournette, Elijah Mitchell, Cordarrelle Patterson, Nick Chubb, AJ Dillon, Dalvin Cook, Antonio Gibson, James Robinson

Wide Receivers: Cooper Kupp, Deebo Samuel, Stefon Diggs, Justin Jefferson, Tyreek Hill, Darnell Mooney, Davante Adams, Keenan Allen, Adam Thielen, Jaylen Waddle, Diontae Johnson, Michael Pittman Jr., CeeDee Lamb, Mike Evans, Marquise Brown, Elijah Moore, Chris Godwin, Jakobi Meyers (PPR only) and Hunter Renfrow (PPR only)

Tight Ends: Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews, Dawson Knox, George Kittle, Rob Gronkowski, Pat Freiermuth, Zack Ertz, Darren Waller

Sleepers Of The Week

Quarterback: Taysom Hill
Running Back: Kene Nwangwu
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Logan Thomas
Defense: Dolphins

Busts Of The Week

Quarterback: Derek Carr
Running Back: Ezekiel Elliott
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Stefon Diggs
Defense: Saints

NFL Picks For Week 13

Five Games I Like Against The Spread (Season Record: 27-30)

Ravens -3.5 vs. Steelers
Vikings -7 vs. Lions
Rams -13 vs. Jaguars
Colts -9 vs. Texans
Saints +4.5 vs. Cowboys

Four Over-Under Totals I Like (Season Record: 22-26)

Eagles-Jets UNDER 45
Colts-Texans OVER 46
Chargers-Bengals OVER 50.5
Patriots-Bills UNDER 44.5

Three Straight-Up Locks Of The Week (Season Record: 25-10)


Two UNDERDOG Player Props (Season Record: 11-12)

Cordarrelle Paterson OVER 79.5 receiving and rushing yards
Jonathan Taylor OVER 103.5 rushing yards

One Bold Pick Of The Week

Week 1: Tua Tagovailoa throws three touchdown passes (miss)
Week 2: Najee Harris scores two touchdowns (miss)
Week 3: Mark Andrews scores two touchdowns (miss)
Week 4: Patrick Mahomes throws five touchdowns passes (got one)
Week 5: Ezekiel Elliott scores two rushing touchdowns (miss)
Week 6: Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams both score touchdowns (miss)
Week 7: Rashod Bateman catches a touchdown pass (miss)
Week 8: James Robinson, Joe Mixon and Josh Allen all score rushing touchdowns (miss)
Week 9: Jonathan Taylor scores three touchdowns (so close)
Week 10: Najee Harris and Dalvin Cook both score two touchdowns (miss)
Week 11: Cam Newton, Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson all score rushing touchdowns (miss)
Week 12: Tim Boyle and Andy Dalton will both have a touchdown pass and an interception
(Boyle didn’t play, but Dalton I got right. Half credit?)
Week 13: Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams each score a rushing touchdown

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