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Major Wright (ribs) is out for Sunday's game against Green Bay.

Impact

Wright was able to practice in a limited capacity Thursday and Friday, so he might be able to return in Week 17.

Robert Griffin will start against Philadelphia on Saturday, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Griffin is an intriguing fantasy consideration in light of his encouraging performance against the Giants last week, but there's a low floor here, too. The Philadelphia defense is weak in the secondary but possesses a strong pass rush, and the latter point could be a big problem given Griffin's poor pocket awareness. On the other hand, if Griffin manages to stay upright he could be able to create some big plays. It's a textbook boom-or-bust situation.

Denarius Moore (knee, ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills.

Impact

The fourth-year wideout hasn't seen the field since losing a fumble back in Week 12, as he was a healthy scratch for Week 13 and then suffered knee and ankle injuries "away from the building," according to interim coach Tony Sparano. Moore has caught just 12 passes on 27 targets for 115 yards this season and will likely have to fight for a roster spot with another club next summer.

Paul Richardson (hamstring) is probable for Sunday's game against Arizona.

Impact

Richardson will look to build on his rookie season after scoring his first touchdown last week, but he's still too unproven to approach in most fantasy football scenarios.

Tony Moeaki (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona.

Impact

Moeaki's availability isn't a matter of great importance, especially with Cooper Helfet (ankle) making his return Sunday.

Vincent Brown (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills.

Impact

A calf injury ended Brown's tenure in San Diego, and he's been plagued by hamstring and groin issues since joining Oakland. He'll miss Sunday's game and his inability to practice in any capacity during the week suggests he may very well have played his final snap of the season. Brown is still sitting with just three career touchdowns, with only one since 2011.

Bernard Pierce (back) is probable for Sunday's game against the Texans, the Ravens' official site reports.

Impact

Pierce, who logged six carries for 37 yards in Week 15's win over the Jaguars, is only a consideration in deeper leagues, though with Lorenzo Taliaferro on IR, he's Justin Forsett's clear-cut top backup down the stretch.

Derek Carr (thumb) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Bills.

Impact

Carr emerged from last Sunday's loss to Kansas City with a bit of a thumb issue, but his ability to practice throughout the week suggests it was never a major concern. The rookie quarterback tossed three touchdowns against San Francisco in Week 14, but he's exceeded 300 yards just once this season and the Bills haven't allowed a passing touchdown in their last four games.

Marshawn Lynch (back) is probable for Sunday's game against Arizona.

Impact

As has been the case all year, Lynch's missed practice time was for rest purposes rather than injury limitation. Even with a brutal matchup against a strong Arizona run defense, Lynch still carries RB1 status.

Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

We'll verify Hightower's status Sunday, but with no reported setbacks in Week 15, we'd expect him to be able to continue to see full-time work in the New England defense once again this weekend.

Rob Ninkovich (heel) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

Ninkovich was on the field for all 78 snaps on defense in last Sunday's win over the Dolphins, so we'd be surprised if he wasn't available this weekend. We'll verify his status as Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff approaches, in any case.

Chandler Jones (hip) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

We'll verify Jones' status as Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff approaches, but with no reported setbacks in his return to action in Week 15, we suspect that the defensive end will be available for his IDP owners on Sunday.

Cooper Helfet (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against Arizona.

Impact

Helfet will be on the field if you need him, but it's hard to be excited about his fantasy prospects as he splits targets with Luke Willson.

Brandon LaFell (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

With no reported injury setbacks in the wake of LaFell's six-catch effort in Week 15, there's nothing to suggest that he is in any danger of missing Sunday's game. Assuming he suits up, which we will verify before the Patriots' 1:00 ET kickoff, LaFell will take aim at Jets' defense that has surrendered 29 passing TDs in 14 games to date. Only Washington and Chicago have allowed more.

Shane Vereen (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

Vereen is one of 12 New England players to draw a questionable designation this week, though what sort of workload he might see Sunday (after recording six carries for five yards with a TD and catching one pass for 12 yards in Week 15) is presumably more of a question mark than his actual availability for this weekend's tilt.

LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

Blount practiced in a limited fashion this week, so it would surprise us if he was scratched Sunday. Still, those thinking of using the running back this week are advised to verify his status as Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff approaches. Perhaps of more concern is that Blount's potential workload this weekend is difficult to predict, given the continued presence of Shane Vereen in the team's backfield mix, coupled with the re-introduction of fellow power back Jonas Gray to the rotation.

Julian Edelman (concussion, thigh) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets after practicing in a limited fashion this week, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

The Patriots list 12 players as questionable this week, but given that Edelman, who has been playing through a thigh ailment, is also listed as a having a concussion issue, his status is definitely worth confirming in advance of Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff. If he ends up out or limited all this weekend, teammate Danny Amendola would be a candidate to see added looks in the Patriots' Week 16 offense.

Tyrann Mathieu (thumb) is probable for Sunday's game against Seattle.

Impact

Mathieu's return is a very welcome development for the Arizona defense, but his IDP value has been lacking this year. As far as IDP consideration goes, his return dents the value of Rashad Johnson and Deone Bucannon more than it presents much on Mathieu's behalf.

Kerwynn Williams (knee) is probable for Sunday's game against Seattle.

Impact

Williams has been awfully impressive and his knee isn't a concern, but the matchup is a very tough one. The Seahawks defense is usually dominant on its own merits, and this game might end up being tee-ball to them since Ryan Lindley is starting at quarterback. Williams will see stacked fronts, so he'll have to be pretty brilliant to find the open field.

Jaron Brown (toe) is questionable for Sunday's game against Seattle.

Impact

Between his questionable health, Ryan Lindley starting at quarterback, and facing off against the Seattle defense, it's hard to think of a reason why Brown would be worth approaching in fantasy this week.