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Alec Ogletree recorded 13 tackles (four solo) during Sunday's loss to New England.


Now up to 111 tackles (80 solo), Ogletree remains a high-end option in IDP formats. He's also shown tremendous consistency with double-digit stops in each of his past three games and no fewer than nine tackles in any contest since Los Angeles' Week 8 bye.

Greg Zuerlein (K, LA)

Greg Zuerlein connected on a 44-yard field goal and converted his extra-point attempt during Sunday's loss to New England.


Zuerlein has hit 16 of 19 field goals and converted each of his 18 extra-point attempts this season, but his lack of opportunities make him a low-end fantasy option. His fortunes are unlikely to change going forward, either.

Benny Cunningham (R, LA)

Benny Cunningham had one carry for negative-one yard during Sunday's loss to New England.


Cunningham did return four kickoffs for 92 yards, but in the majority of fantasy leagues, those gains don't move the needle. At this point, Cunningham likely isn't worth a roster spot in most formats. Even if he ascended to the top of the depth chart, there likely isn't much upside, considering the inept Los Angeles offensive attack.

Lance Kendricks (W, LA)

Lance Kendricks caught two of five targets for 13 yards during Sunday's loss to the Patriots.


More concerning for his fantasy value, Kendricks played just 63 percent of the offensive snaps, and Tyler Higbee played 56 percent. Kendricks' hit-or-miss fantasy stock can't afford to lose playing time to the rookie tight end, Still, with the focus likely shifting to the Rams' future, Higbee could continue to be more involved in the offense.

Tyler Higbee caught two of four targets for 16 yards during Sunday's loss to New England.


With just eight targets over the past four games, Higbee remains nothing more than a tertiary option in the passing game. However, Los Angeles has only four wins, and the Rams should be looking ahead to 2017. Higbee played 56 percent of the offensive snaps in Week 13, and while he could begin to see a few extra targets, it likely won't provide enough of an opportunity for him to become fantasy relevant.

David Amerson recorded five tackles (five solo) and one pass defensed during Sunday's win over the Bills.


Amerson entered the weekend considered questionable due to a minor knee injury that sidelined him for one game, but he was ultimately able to fill his usual role. It appears he also avoided any setbacks, so look for him to start at cornerback once again in Week 14 versus the Chiefs.

Perry Riley racked up a season-high 10 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's win over the Bills.


Riley was able to lead the Raiders in tackles Sunday after a one-game absence due to a minor hamstring injury. Usual starter Cory James was dealing with a shoulder injury, so Riley's ability to step up at middle linebacker was a key for the team's defense. At this point it's unclear if James will be able to play in Week 14, so Riley may see a similar role against the Chiefs.

Mychal Rivera (W, Oak)

Mychal Rivera caught three passes on five targets for 57 yards during Sunday's win over the Bills.


Rivera saw a season-high five targets in Week 13, which he translated into the most productive game of his 2016 campaign with an average of 19 yards per reception. The Raiders' tight end situation remains limited in terms of fantasy value, however, with neither Rivera nor Clive Walford stepping up on a weekly basis.

Josh Lambo missed his only field-goal attempt from 53-yards, but did make all three of his extra-point attempts in the loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.


After the starting the season 21-0f-23 on field goal attempts, Lambo has missed a field goal in each of the last two weeks. And on top of that, the second-year kicker is now 0-for-3 from 50-plus yards. Given the success of the Chargers' offense this year, Lambo has been a consistent source of fantasy points, but his lack of range likely hampers his ceiling for fantasy owners.

Denzel Perryman recorded nine tackles in Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers.


Slotting in next to Korey Toomer, Perryman once again was in on a handful of tackles as he's now picked up 19 over the last two weeks. Should the second-year player remain healthy over the final four games of the regular season, Perryman has a good shot to set a new career high in tackles, despite playing one less game.

Jahleel Addae racked up 10 tackles (eight solo) in the loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.


Addae has totaled 18 tackles in the two games since returning from a collarbone injury that kept him out for the majority of the season. Known as a run-stuffing safety, Addae could be a decent IDP player in deeper leagues now that he is fully healthy.

Brian Cushing had six tackles and a quarterback hit in Houston's 21-13 loss to Green Bay in Week 13.


Cushing practiced all week with a back injury, but was questionable for the Packers entering the weekend. He's no longer a tackle leader on defense – that honor goes to Bernardrick McKInney – but is second with 50 and third in sacks with 3.5.

Nick Novak (K, Hou)

Nick Novak did not attempt a field goal and missed one of two extra-point kicks in Houston's 21-13 loss to Green Bay in Week 13.


Novak had been a sure six-to-eight points each week, but he and the Texans got bogged down in the snow at Lambeau Field. He'll look to bounce back in Week 14 inside a dome in Indianapolis, against whom he scored eight points in a Week 6 win.

Tavon Young (shoulder) returned in the second half of Sunday's game and finished the contest with three tackles and one pass defensed.


The rookie out of Temple briefly exited Sunday's contest with a shoulder injury, but he managed to return to the field and turn in arguably his best performance of the season. According to Pro Football Focus, Young was the top-graded Ravens defender Sunday, turning in a 91.7 grade on the strength of allowing just two catches for four yards in coverage. It appears that Young has overtaken Shareece Wright for a starting role at corner back for the Ravens as evidenced by the fact that the rookie saw 57 total snaps compared to Wright's 13.

Nick Mangold reinjured his ankle during Monday's game against the Colts, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.


It remains unclear just how severe the issue is this time around, although he missed nearly a month of the season before finally being activated Monday.

D'Qwell Jackson suffered a concussion in Monday's game against the Jets, Kevin Bowen of Colts.com reports.


Jackson managed to make four tackles prior to his premature exit. It remains unclear if he even has a shot of playing in Sunday's game against the Texans.

Jerraud Powers made five tackles (four solo) and picked off his second pass of the season in Sunday's win over the Dolphins.


The former Cardinal played his best game as a Raven on Sunday . Not only did he record an interception, he played all 56 defensive snaps against the Dolphins. With Jimmy Smith back in the fold, Baltimore's cornerback rotation looks to be solidifying with him, Powers, and rookie Tavon Young all playing the vast majority of the snaps in the secondary. Powers will likely be busy again Monday when the Ravens take on the Patriots' explosive passing attack.

Jimmy Smith (back) made six tackles (five solo) to go with one pass breakup in his return to action Sunday against the Dolphins.


After missing two games due to a back injury, Smith returned to the fold Sunday and was busier than usual, recording a season-high six tackles. Smith is Baltimore's best corner, but that doesn't mean he won't be tested once again when the Ravens head up to Foxborough to take on the Tom Brady led Patriots on Monday.

Darren Waller caught one of two targets for 15 yards in Sunday's win over the Dolphins.


Both Waller and fellow second-year tight end Nick Boyle each saw 28 snaps and two targets Sunday while Dennis Pitta saw the most playing time among that position group. Since being added to the active roster, Waller has pulled in seven of nine targets for 60 yards. Depending on when Crockett Gillmore returns,there could be a logjam at tight end behind Dennis Pitta given that Boyle has already started to see a slight uptick in snaps since being reinstated from his suspension.

Brandon Myers (hip) was not targeted in Sunday's 28-21 win over the Chargers.


Myers was able to take the field after nursing a hip injury throughout the practice week, but remained firmly entrenched as a blocking tight end, particularly after Luke Stocker (ankle) exited the contest. The veteran's four catches on the season equal the career-low amount he compiled in his rookie campaign in 2009 with the Raiders.