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Coach Bill O'Brien indicated Monday that Arian Foster (groin) could return to the field Sunday against the Titans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Such a notion would be supported by a return to practice later this week, but it appears as though Foster, who has missed the Texans' last two games, could be nearing a return to action in Week 13, in the absence of any setbacks in the coming days.

Tests revealed that there's no structural damage in Jamar Taylor's shoulder, leaving the cornerback day-to-day, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Impact

That said, the report suggests that Taylor will likely miss next Monday's game against the Jets, but on the plus side, his injury is evidently not season-ending, as originally feared.

Rod Streater (foot, IR/Designated for Return) returned to practice Monday, ibabuzz.com reports.

Impact

The Raiders have a 21-day window in which to decide whether to add Streater to their active roster, but given that the report relays that the wideout showed no visible lingering effects from his injury, his eventual activation seems likely sooner rather than later. For those with deep benches seeking to add wideout depth, he's worth a look. Otherwise, a wait-and-see approach is in order until Streater reestablishes his role in the Oakland passing offense.

Latavius Murray, who suffered a concussion against the Chiefs this past Thursday, didn't practice Monday, ibabuzz.com reports.

Impact

Though Murray had only four carries before his exit Thursday, he totaled 112 rushing yards (including a 90-yard run) and two touchdowns in the game, presumably earning an expanded workload in the Oakland offense moving forward. Assuming he gains clearance to play in advance of Sunday's game against the Rams, we'd expect the Raiders to give Murray a chance to build off his impressive Week 12 showing, a potential outcome that makes the running back one of this week's most sought after waiver/FAAB pickups.

Coach Tom Coughlin indicated Monday that Odell Beckham's back is "very sore," Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports.

Impact

The report notes that Beckham – who racked up 10 catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns in spectacular fashion in Week 12 – could be limited some at practice this week, but the surging wideout expects to be okay for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Coach Jay Gruden indicated Monday that there's "every intent" for Robert Griffin to start Sunday's game against the Colts.

Impact

Griffin is coming off a rocky Week 12 outing, in which he completed 11-of-19 passes for 106 yards in Washington's 17-13 loss to the 49ers, but at this stage, the 3-8 team has no immediate plans to make a QB switch, though such an outcome down the road can't be precluded.

With Brandon McManus having hit just nine of 13 field-goal attempts to date, the Broncos plan to work out kickers this week, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

With 68 points through 11 games in limited opportunities while kicking behind the Denver offense, McManus hasn't been a top fantasy option, but his accuracy is evidently enough of a concern for the team to consider a kicking change.

Coach Bruce Arians noted that if the Cardinals had practiced Monday, Larry Fitzgerald (knee) wouldn't have participated, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Impact

That's not especially surprising, given that Fitzgerald was inactive for Sunday's game against Seattle after being considered a game-time decision in advance of the contest. In any case, the wideout's status for this coming weekend's game against the Falcons remains cloudy at this stage, though a return to practice at any point later this week could provide some optimism with regard to his potential Week 13 playing prospects.

Riley Cooper caught three of six targets for 49 yards in Sunday's win over the Titans.

Impact

For the second game in a row, he saw six targets, but the emergence of rookie Jordan Matthews has hampered Cooper's upside of late. As long as both Matthews and Jeremy Maclin are healthy, Cooper – who is averaging 38.6 receiving yards per game and has scored just one TD to date – is going to be a hit-or-miss fantasy option.

Zach Ertz (oblique) was listed as a full participant on Monday's practice report.

Impact

Ertz left Sunday's game against the Titans with an oblique injury but was able to return, and given that the Eagles list him as a full practice participant Monday, it appears as though the tight end is in no danger of missing Thursday's game against the Cowboys.

With Ryan Mallett out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle, Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to start at quarterback for the Texans on Sunday against the Titans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

With Tom Savage the only other quarterback on the team's roster, the Texans may add another signal caller, but Mallett's injury – suffered in his second start for the team – appears to set the stage to afford Fitzpatrick with another chance to helm the 5-6 Texans' offense.

Phil Loadholt, who suffered a torn pectoral in Sunday's loss to Packers, will require season-ending surgery, 1500 ESPN Twin Cities reports.

Impact

With Loadholt out for the year, Mike Harris is in line to start at right tackle for the Vikings moving forward.

Tashaun Gipson reportedly suffered a Grade 3 MCL injury Sunday against the Falcons, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

While the report relays that Gipson avoided ACL damage, he could well be done for the regular season. However, if the Browns elect to not place him on IR, a return for playoffs (should the team qualify) is plausible. Either way, it's a tough loss for the Browns, who will look to replace the NFL's interception leader (six) with fellow safety Jim Leonhard, with Jordan Poyer also a candidate to see added reps.

Ryan Mallett's season is over after he suffered a torn right pectoral muscle in Sunday's loss to the Bengals, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

It's a tough break for Mallett in his second start for the Texans. Currently in the last year of his rookie deal, the quarterback – who is in line to undergo surgery – is slated to hit free agency this offseason, so it's possible that Sunday's contest may be his last one in a Houston uniform. In Mallett's absence, look for Ryan Fitzpatrick to return as the Texans' starter at QB on Sunday against the Titans.

Danny Amendola was on the field for just 15 of 81 snaps on offense in Sunday's 34-9 win over the Lions, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Amendola didn't catch a pass in the contest, though he did contribute an 81-yard kickoff return that set up a touchdown in the second quarter. The 15 snaps were a season low for the wideout, as the team used plenty of two-TE sets Sunday. In any case, Amendola remains decidedly behind Julian Edelman and Brandon LaFell in the Patriots' wideout pecking order.

Stephen Gostkowski made both of his field goals en route to a 10-point effort in Sunday's 34-9 win over the Lions.

Impact

Gostkowski, whose 117 points are tops among NFL kickers, has now hit the 10-point mark in seven of the Patriots' 11 games to date.

Jarvis Jones (wrist) returned to practice Monday, Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter reports.

Impact

With his return to practice, the Steelers now have a 21-day window in which to make a decision on when/if to add Jones to their 53-man roster. Prior to suffering his wrist injury on Sept. 21, the 2013 first-rounder had recorded 14 tackles and two sacks in three games.

David Amerson was inactive Sunday due to breaking a team rule, the Washington Post reports.

Impact

The Post relays that Amerson's Week 12 benching was reportedly for missing a team meeting this past week. His replacement in the starting lineup, Tracy Porter, subsequently left Sunday's game with a shoulder injury.

Clay Matthews (groin) made two tackles (one solo) and deflected a pass in Sunday's victory over the Vikings.

Impact

Matthews saw his regular snap count Sunday, but whether it was due to his groin injury or the Vikings doing a good job containing him, he failed to make a mark in the sack column for the first time since Week 6.

Adam Hayward suffered a broken leg Sunday, the Washington Post reports. He'll miss the rest of the season.

Impact

Hayward spent most of his time on special teams. He'll have an MRI this week to determine if there's additional ligament damage.