Week 11 Player Recommendations (Wed 11/13/13)

November 13th, 2013

Week 11 byes:  Dallas, St. Louis.

Indianapolis at Tennessee (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 27, Indianapolis 24.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: RB Trent Richardson, TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: RB Donald Brown, WR T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri, DEF
    • Sit: QB Andrew Luck, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Shonn Greene, K Rob Bironas, DEF
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker (IR-foot), WRs Justin Hunter, Nate Washington, & Kenny Britt

 

New York Jets at Buffalo (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  New York 27, Buffalo 21.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory (Probable-knee), TE Kellen Winslow Jr (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RB Bilal Powell, WRs Stephen Hill (Probable-foot) & David Nelson, K Nick Folk
    • Sit: WR Santonio Holmes (Probable-foot) & Jeremy Kerley (Out-elbow), TE Jeff Cumberland (Probable-concussion)
  • Buffalo
    • Start: QB E.J. Manuel, RB C.J. Spiller, WR Steve Johnson, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: RB Fred Jackson, WR T.J. Graham, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Robert Woods (Out-ankle) & Marquise Goodwin, K Dan Carpenter

 

Atlanta at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  Tampa Bay 21, Atlanta 20.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: WR Harry Douglas (Questionable-knee), TE Tony Gonzalez (Questionable-toe), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Matt Ryan, RB Jacquizz Rodgers
    • Sit: RB Steven Jackson (Probable-toe), WR Roddy White (Probable-shoulder), K Matt Bryant
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WR Vincent Jackson (Probable-knee0, TE Timothy Wright, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, RB Brian Leonard, WR Tiquan Underwood
    • Sit: RBs Mike James (IR-ankle) & Bobby Rainey, K Rian Lindell

 

Detroit at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says:  Detroit 28, Pittsburgh 27.

  • Detroit
    • Start: RB Reggie Bush (Probable-knee), WR Calvin Johnson (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Joique Bell, WR Kris Durham, TE Brandon Pettigrew, K David Akers, DEF
    • Sit: WR Nate Burleson (Doubtful-forearm), TE Joseph Fauria
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders, & Jerricho Cotchery
    • Neutral: RB Le’Veon Bell, TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jonathan Dwyer

 

Washington at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 42, Washington 38.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin Jr, RB Alfred Morris, WR Pierre Garcon, TE Jordan Reed, K Kai Forbath
    • Neutral: WRs Leonard Hankerson (Probable-hamstring) & Santana Moss,
    • Sit: RB Roy Helu, WR Josh Morgan, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs DeSean Jackson & Riley Cooper (Probable-knee), K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, TEs Brent Celek (Probable-hip) & Zach Ertz
    • Sit: DEF

 

Arizona at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  Arizona 20, Jacksonville 13.

  • Arizona
    • Start: RBs Andre Ellington & Rashard Mendenhall, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Larry Fitzgerald, TE Rob Housler
    • Sit: QB Carson Palmer, WRs Michael Floyd (Questionable-shoulder) & Andre Roberts (Probable-knee), TE Jake Ballard, K Jay Feely
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WR Cecil Shorts (Probable-groin) & Mike Brown (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, RB Maurice Jones-Drew (Probable-knee), WR Ace Sanders, TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Sit: K Josh Scobee

 

Oakland at Houston – Sherpa says:  Houston 31, Oakland 20.

  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Rashad Jennings, WR Denarius Moore
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor, WR Rod Streater
    • Sit: QBs Terrelle Pryor (Out-knee) & Matt McGloin, RB Darren McFadden (Out-hamstring), WRs Jacoby Ford & Juron Criner (Out-shoulder), TE Mychal Rivera, K Sebastian Janikowski (Probable-ribs), DEF
  • Houston
    • Start: QB Case Keenum, WRs Andre Johnson & DeAndre Hopkins, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Neutral:  RB Ben Tate (Probable-ribs), TE Garrett Graham
    • Sit: RBs Arian Foster (IR-back) & Dennis Johnson

Baltimore at Chicago – Sherpa says:  Chicago 24, Baltimore 21.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, RB Ray Rice, WR Torrey Smith
    • Neutral: RB Bernard Pierce, WRs Marlon Brown (Questionable-knee), Tandon Doss, & Jacoby Jones; TE Dallas Clark, DEF
    • Sit: TE Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Josh McCown, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Martellus Bennett (Questionable-ankle), K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: QB Jay Cutler (Out-ankle), RB Michael Bush, WR Earl Bennett

 

Cleveland at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 27, Cleveland 13.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: QB Jason Campbell (Probable-ribs), WR Davone Bess, DEF
    • Sit: RB Willis McGahee, WR Greg Little, K Billy Cundiff
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RB Giovani Bernard, WR A.J. Green, DEF
    • Neutral: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WRs Mohamed Sanu & Marvin Jones, TE Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: TE Jermaine Gresham (Probable-groin)

 

San Diego at Miami (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:   San Diego 27, Miami 21.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen, TE Antonio Gates, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews (Probable-hamstring) & Danny Woodhead, WRs Vincent Brown & Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe), K Nick Novak
    • Sit: N/A
  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Mike Wallace (Questionable-hamstring) & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: RB Lamar Miller, WR Rishard Matthews, DEF
    • Sit: RB Daniel Thomas (Probable-ankle), K Caleb Sturgis

 

Green Bay at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 27, New York 21.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: RB Eddie Lacy, WR Jordy Nelson, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Scott Tolzien, WR Jarrett Boykin & James Jones, K Mason Crosby
    • Sit: QBs Aaron Rodgers (Out-clavicle), Seneca Wallace (IR), & Matt Flynn, TE Anthony Quarless
  • New York
    • Start: WRs Victor Cruz & Hakeem Nicks
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Andre Brown, TE Brandon Myers, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Peyton Hillis & Brandon Jacobs (Questionable-hamstring), K Josh Brown

 

Minnesota at Seattle – Sherpa says:  Seattle 27, Minnesota 13.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson (Probable-groin), WR Greg Jennings (Probable-Achilles), TE John Carlson
    • Neutral: WRs Jerome Simpson & Cordarrelle Patterson, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Christian Ponder (Probable-shoulder), Matt Cassel, & Josh Freeman (whoever starts), TE Kyle Rudolph (Out-foot), K Blair Walsh
  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-knee), WR Golden Tate, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Percy Harvin (Probable-hip) & Doug Baldwin, TE Zach Miller, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: WR Jermaine Kearse

 

San Francisco at New Orleans – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 24, San Francisco 20.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore (Probable-ankle), TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-concussion)
    • Neutral: RB Kendall Hunter, WR Anquan Boldin, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Mario Manningham (Questionable-knee) & Jonathan Baldwin, K Phil Dawson
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, TE Jimmy Graham (Probable-elbow)
    • Neutral: RBs Darren Sproles, Mark Ingram, & Pierre Thomas; WRs Marques Colston, Lance Moore, & Kenny Stills
    • Sit: WRs Nick Toon & Robert Meachem

 

Kansas City at Denver (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Denver 27, Kansas City 21.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WRs Dwayne Bowe & Donnie Avery (Probable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit: TEs Sean McGrath & Anthony Fasano, WR Dexter McCluster (Probable-ankle), K Ryan Succop
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning (Probable-ankle), RB Knowshon Moreno, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker (Probable-ankle), & Eric Decker; TE Julius Thomas (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Neutral: K Matt Prater
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball & Ronnie Hillman

 

New England at Carolina (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  New England 24, Carolina 20.

  • New England
    • Start: RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski (Probable-back), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady (Probable-shoulder), WRs Aaron Dobson & Kenbrell Thompkins, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount & Brandon Bolden, WR Danny Amendola (Probable-groin)
  • Carolina
    • Start: RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: QB Cam Newton, WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn Jr, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart & Mike Tolbert, K Graham Gano

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 10 Player Recommendations (Wed 11/6/13)

November 6th, 2013

Week 10 byes:  Cleveland, Kansas City, New England, New York Jets.

Washington at Minnesota (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Washington 34, Minnesota 24.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, TE Jordan Reed, K Kai Forbath
    • Neutral: RB Roy Helu, WRs Santana Moss, Leonard Hankerson (Questionable-hamstring), Joshua Morgan, & Pierre Garcon, DEF
    • Sit: TE Logan Paulsen (Probable-knee)
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, WR Greg Jennings
    • Neutral: QB Christian Ponder, WRs Jerome Simpson & Jarius Wright, TE John Carlson, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: WR Cordarrelle Patterson, TE Kyle Rudolph (Out-foot), DEF

 

Cincinnati at Baltimore (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 27, Baltimore 21.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green, TE Tyler Eifert, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis & Giovani Bernard, WRs Marvin Jones & Mohamed Sanu, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: TE Jermaine Gresham (Out-groin)
  • Baltimore
    • Start: RB Ray Rice, WR Torrey Smith
    • Neutral: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Marlon Brown, Tandon Doss, & Jacoby Jones; TE Dallas Clark, DEF
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, K Justin Tucker

 

Detroit at Chicago – Sherpa says:  Detroit 34, Chicago 31.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WRs Calvin Johnson & Kris Durham, K David Akers
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Joseph Fauria
    • Sit: WR Nate Burleson (Out-arm), DEF
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: QB Josh McCown, DEF

 

Philadelphia at Green Bay – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 34, Philadelphia 31.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WRs Riley Cooper & Jason Avant, TEs Brent Celek & Zach Ertz
    • Sit: QB Michael Vick (Out-hamstring), RB Bryce Brown, DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Seneca Wallace, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Jarrett Boykin, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: TE Anthony Quarless
    • Sit: QB Aaron Rodgers (Out-collarbone), TE Jermichael Finley (IR-neck), DEF

 

St. Louis at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 27, St. Louis 17.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy, WR Chris Givens, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kellen Clemens
    • Sit: RB Daryl Richardson (Out-foot), WRs Brian Quick, Austin Pettis, & Tavon Austin; TE Lance Kendricks (Out-hand), K Greg Zuerlein
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: RB Trent Richardson, WR T.Y. Hilton, TE Coby Fleener, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Andrew Luck, RB Donald Brown, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: N/A

 

Seattle at Atlanta – Sherpa says:  Seattle 28, Atlanta 24.

  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch, TE Zach Miller
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Golden Tate & Doug Baldwin, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Sit: RB Robert Turbin
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WR Roddy White

 

Oakland at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Oakland 21, New York 20.

  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Rashad Jennings, WR Denarius Moore, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor
    • Sit: RB Darren McFadden (Out-hamstring), WRs Rod Streater, Juron Criner (Out-shoulder), & Jacoby Ford; TE Mychal Rivera, K Sebastian Janikowski
  • New York
    • Start: WR Victor Cruz, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Peyton Hillis, WRs Hakeem Nicks & Rueben Randle, TE Brandon Myers
    • Sit: RB Brandon Jacobs (Out-hamstring), Andre Brown, Michael Cox, & David Wilson (IR-neck); K Josh Brown

Jacksonville at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 20, Jacksonville 17.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, WR Cecil Shorts & Mike Brown, TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Sit: WR Justin Blackmon (Suspended for the season) & Ace Sanders, K Josh Scobee
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Shonn Greene, WR Nate Washington
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker, K Rob Bironas

 

Buffalo at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 23, Buffalo 20.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs C.J. Spiller & Fred Jackson, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: WR Steve Johnson
    • Sit: QB Jeff Tuel (Inactive), QB E.J. Manuel, & QB Thaddeus Lewis, RB Tashard Choice, WRs Robert Woods, T.J. Graham, & Marquise Goodwin
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Emmanuel Sanders & Jerricho Cotchery, TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham
    • Sit: N/A

 

Carolina at San Francisco (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:   Carolina 24, San Francisco 20.

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen, DEF
    • Neutral: RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Brandon LaFell, K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RBs Mike Tolbert & Jonathan Stewart, WR Ted Ginn Jr
  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore (Probable-ankle), WR Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick, WR Mario Manningham, DEF
    • Sit: RB Kendall Hunter, WR Kyle Williams, K Phil Dawson

 

Houston at Arizona – Sherpa says:  Houston 31, Arizona 17.

  • Houston
    • Start: QB Case Keenum, WR Andre Johnson, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ben Tate (Probable-ribs), WR DeAndre Hopkins, TE Garrett Graham
    • Sit: RB Arian Foster (IR-back)
  • Arizona
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: RBs Andre Ellington & Rashard Mendenhall, WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Michael Floyd, TE Rob Housler
    • Sit: QB Carson Palmer, WR Andre Roberts, K Jay Feely, DEF

 

Denver at San Diego – Sherpa says:  Denver 38, San Diego 31.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, Knowshon Moreno, WRs Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas, & Wes Welker; K Matt Prater
    • Neutral: TE Julius Thomas (Probable-ankle)
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball & Ronnie Hillman, TEs Joel Dreessen & Jacob Tamme, DEF
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen, TE Antonio Gates, K Nick Novak
    • Neutral: WRs Eddie Royal & Vincent Brown
    • Sit: RBs Danny Woodhead & Ryan Mathews, DEF

 

Dallas at New Orleans (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, Dallas 24.

  • Dallas
    • Start: RB DeMarco Murray (Probable-knee), WR Dez Bryant (Probable-back), TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: QB Tony Romo, WR Terrence Williams, K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: WRs Miles Austin (Doubtful-hamstring), Dwayne Harris (Probable-hip), & Cole Beasley, DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, TE Jimmy Graham (Questionable-elbow), K Garrett Hartley
    • Neutral: RBs Pierre Thomas & Darren Sproles (Probable-concussion), WRs Marques Colston (Questionable-knee), Lance Moore, Kenny Stills, & Robert Meachem; DEF
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram

 

Miami at Tampa Bay (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Miami 21, Tampa Bay 17.

  • Miami
    • Start: RB Lamar Miller, WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ryan Tannehill
    • Sit: RB Daniel Thomas, WR Rishard Matthews, K Caleb Sturgis (Probable-groin)
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Mike James, WR Vincent Jackson, TE Tim Wright, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, WR Tiquan Underwood
    • Sit: RB Doug Martin (IR-shoulder), TE Tom Crabtree, K Rian Lindell

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 9 Player Recommendations (Wed 10/30/13)

October 30th, 2013

Week 9 byes:  Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, New York Giants, San Francisco.

Cincinnati at Miami (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 31, Miami 10.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Giovani Bernard & BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WR Marvin Jones, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert
    • Sit: WR Mohamed Sanu (Questionable-shoulder)
  • Miami
    • Start: WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill,
    • Sit: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas, WRs Brandon Gibson (IR-knee) & Rishard Matthews, K Caleb Sturgis, DEF

 

Atlanta at Carolina (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Carolina 27, Atlanta 17.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez
    • Neutral: TE Levine Toilolo, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Jacquizz Rodgers & Steven Jackson, WRs Roddy White (Questionable-hamstring), Kevin Cone, & Drew Davis, K Matt Bryant
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, RB Mike Tolbert, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen, DEF
    • Neutral: RB DeAngelo Williams (Probable-thigh), WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn Jr, K Graham Gano
    • Sit: N/A

 

Minnesota at Dallas – Sherpa says:  Dallas 27, Minnesota 24.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, WR Greg Jennings (Probable-knee), TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Neutral: QBs Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel, & Josh Freeman (Questionable-concussion) (whoever starts), WRs Jerome Simpson, K Blair Walsh (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: RB Toby Gerhart, WRs Cordarrelle Patterson & Jarius Wright
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, WRs Dez Bryant & Terrence Williams, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: RB DeMarco Murray (Probable-knee), K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Sit: RB Joseph Randle, WR Miles Austin (Doubtful-hamstring)

 

New Orleans at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 27, New York 24.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WRs Marques Colston (Questionable-knee) & Kenny Stills, TE Jimmy Graham (Questionable-foot)
    • Neutral: RB Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore, K Garrett Hartley, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Mark Ingram & Khiry Robinson, TE Ben Watson
  • New York
    • Start: WR David Nelson (Probable-quad)
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RBs Bilal Powell & Chris Ivory, WRs Stephen Hill (Probable-foot) & Jeremy Kerley, K Nick Folk, DEF
    • Sit: WR Santonio Holmes (Out-hamstring), TE Jeff Cumberland (Questionable-concussion)

 

Tennessee at St. Louis – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 21, St. Louis 17.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Jake Locker, WRs Nate Washington & Kendall Wright
    • Sit: WR Kenny Britt, K Rob Bironas
  • St. Louis
    • Start: WR Chris Givens, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kellen Clemens (Probable-shoulder), RBs Zac Stacy (Questionable-ankle) & Daryl Richardson (Questionable-foot), WRs Austin Pettis (Probable-thigh), Tavon Austin, & Brian Quick; TE Lance Kendricks
    • Sit: K Greg Zuerlein

 

Kansas City at Buffalo – Sherpa says:  Kansas City 27, Buffalo 17.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral:  QB Alex Smith, WRs Dwayne Bowe (Probable-groin), Dexter McCluster, & Donnie Avery (Probable-shoulder), K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: TEs Anthony Fasano (Probable-knee) & Sean McGrath (Probable-knee)
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB Fred Jackson (Probable-knee), WR Steve Johnson (Probable-hip), TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: RB C.J. Spiller (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Sit: QBs Jeff Tuel, E.J. Manuel (Out-knee) & Thaddeus Lewis (Doubtful-ribs); RB Tashard Choice, WR Robert Woods, T.J. Graham, & Marquise Goodwin (Probable-elbow), K Dan Carpenter

 

San Diego at Washington – Sherpa says:  Washington 37, San Diego 34.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, RB Ryan Mathews, WR Keenan Allen, TE Antonio Gates, K Nick Novak
    • Neutral: WRs Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe) & Vincent Brown
    • Sit: RB Danny Woodhead, TE Ladarius Green, DEF
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III (Probable-knee), RB Alfred Morris, TE Jordan Reed, K Kai Forbath
    • Neutral: RB Roy Helu, WRs Leonard Hankerson (Probable-foot), Santana Moss, Josh Morgan, & Pierre Garcon (Probable-calf)
    • Sit: TEs Fred Davis & Logan Paulsen (Probable-knee), DEF

Philadelphia at Oakland (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 28, Oakland 27.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start:  QB Nick Foles (Probable-concussion) or QB Matt Barkley (whoever starts), RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson (Probable-ankle)
    • Neutral: WRs Jason Avant & Riley Cooper, K Alex Henery, DEF
    • Sit: QB Michael Vick (Out-hamstring), TEs Zach Ertz & Brent Celek
  • Oakland
    • Start:  QB Terrelle Pryor, RB Darren McFadden, WR Denarius Moore
    • Neutral: WR Rod Streater, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
    • Sit: TE Mychal Rivera

 

Tampa Bay at Seattle – Sherpa says:   Seattle 21, Tampa Bay 14.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WR Vincent Jackson, TE Timothy Wright, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, RB Mike James
    • Sit: RB Doug Martin (Out-shoulder), WRs Mike Williams (IR) & Tiquan Underwood, TE Tom Crabtree, K Rian Lindell
  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-knee), WR Golden Tate, TE Zach Miller, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WR Doug Baldwin
    • Sit: WRs Sidney Rice (IR-knee) & Jermaine Kearse, K Steven Hauschka

 

Baltimore at Cleveland – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 21, Baltimore 17.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: RB Ray Rice, WR Torrey Smith, TE Dallas Clark, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Marlon Brown & Tandon Doss
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce (Probable-thigh), K Justin Tucker
  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Jason Campbell, RB Willis McGahee (Probable-knee), WRs Davone Bess & Greg Little
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden, RBs Chris Ogbannaya (Probable-ribs) & Fozzy Whitaker, WR Travis Benjamin (IR-knee), K Billy Cundiff

 

Pittsburgh at New England – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 21, New England 20.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Emmanuel Sanders, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WR Jerricho Cotchery, K Shaun Suisham
  • New England
    • Start: RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman (Probable-thigh), TE Rob Gronkowski (Probable-back), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady (Probable-shoulder), WRs Austin Collie, Kenbrell Thompkins, & Aaron Dobson
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount & Brandon Bolden (Probable-knee), WR Danny Amendola (Probable-groin), K Stephen Gostkowski

 

Indianapolis at Houston (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Houston 31, Indianapolis 27.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, RB Trent Richardson, WR T.Y. Hilton, TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: RB Donald Brown, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (Questionable-hamstring), K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: WR Reggie Wayne (IR-knee), DEF
  • Houston
    • Start: QB Case Keenum, RBs Arian Foster (Questionable-hamstring) & Ben Tate (Probable-ribs), WRs Andre Johnson & DeAndre Hopkins, K Randy Bullock
    • Neutral: TE Garrett Graham, DEF
    • Sit: QB Matt Schaub (Probable-ankle)

 

Chicago at Green Bay (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 40, Chicago 24.

  • Chicago
    • Start: RB Matt Forte, TEs Brandon Marshall (Questionable-wrist) & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett
    • Neutral: QB Josh McCown, RB Michael Bush, K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: QB Jay Cutler (Out-groin), WR Earl Bennett, DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Jarrett Boykin, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: WR Myles White, TE Andrew Quarless, DEF
    • Sit: RB James Starks, WR James Jones (Questionable-knee), TE Jermichael Finley (Out-neck)

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 8 Player Recommendations (Wed 10/23/13)

October 23rd, 2013

Week 8 byes:  Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, San Diego, Tennessee.

Carolina at Tampa Bay (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Carolina 21, Tampa Bay 10.

  • Carolina
    • Start: WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Cam Newton, RB DeAngelo Williams, WRs Brandon LaFell (Probable-knee) & Ted Ginn Jr
    • Sit: K Graham Gano
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WR Vincent Jackson, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, RB Mike James, WR Mike Williams (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: RB Doug Martin (Out-shoulder), TEs Tom Crabtree (Probable-ankle) & Tim Wright, K Rian Lindell

 

San Francisco at Jacksonville (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 27, Jacksonville 10.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Colin Kaepernick, WR Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Frank Gore (Questionable-ankle) & Kendall Hunter, K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: RB LaMichael James, WR Kyle Williams (Probable-knee)
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WR Charles Blackmon (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WRs Cecil Shorts (Questionable-shoulder) & Mike Brown, TE Marcedes Lewis, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Stephen Burton (Out-concussion) & Ace Sanders (Probable-concussion), TE Clay Harbor, K Josh Scobee

 

 Cleveland at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 20, Kansas City 17.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Jason Campbell, RB Willis McGahee (Probable-knee), WR Greg Little
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden, RBs Chris Ogbannaya (Probable-ribs) & Fozzy Whittaker, WR Davone Bess, K Billy Cundiff
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Donnie Avery, TE Anthony Fasano (Probable-knee/groin)
    • Sit: WR Dexter McCluster, TE Sean McGrath, K Ryan Succop

 

Miami at New England – Sherpa says:  New England 28, Miami 20.

  • Miami
    • Start: WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill (Questionable-shoulder), WR Brandon Gibson (Questionable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Daniel Thomas & Lamar Miller, K Caleb Sturgis
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman (Questionable-thigh), TE Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-back), DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson, & Austin Collie; K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount & Brandon Bolden (Questionable-knee), WR Danny Amendola (Questionable-concussion)

 

Buffalo at New Orleans – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, Buffalo 23.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB Fred Jackson (Questionable-knee), WR Steve Johnson, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: QB Thaddeus Lewis, K Dan Carpenter
    • Sit: QB E.J. Manuel (Questionable-knee), RBs Tashard Choice & C.J. Spiller (Out-ankle), WRs Robert Woods & T.J. Yates, DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Darren Sproles, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham (Questionable-knee), K Garrett Hartley
    • Neutral: RB Pierre Thomas, WRs Lance Moore (Probable-hand) & Kenny Stills, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Mark Ingram (Out-toe) & Khiry Robinson, TE Ben Watson

 

Dallas at Detroit – Sherpa says:  Dallas 31, Detroit 28.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, WR Dez Bryant (Questionable-wrist/hamstring), TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey
    • Neutral: RB Joseph Randle, WR Terrence Williams, DEF
    • Sit: RB DeMarco Murray (Out-knee), WRs Miles Austin (Out-hamstring) & Cole Beasley
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson (Questionable-knee)
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell, WR Kris Durham, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Joseph Fauria, K David Akers
    • Sit: WRs Kevin Ogletree, Ryan Broyles, & Nate Burleson (Out-forearm); DEF

 

New York Giants at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 28, New York 24.

  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WRs Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks, & Rueben Randle
    • Neutral: RB Peyton Hillis, TE Brandon Myers, K Josh Brown, DEF
    • Sit: RBs David Wilson (Out-neck), Michael Cox & Brandon Jacobs (Out-hamstring)
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson
    • Neutral: QB Michael Vick (Probable-hamstring), WRs Riley Cooper & Jason Avant, TE Zach Ertz, K Alex Henery, DEF
    • Sit: QB Nick Foles (Out-concussion), TE Brent Celek

New York Jets at Cincinnati (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 27, New York 24.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, TE Jeff Cumberland (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, WRs Stephen Hill, Jeremy Kerley, & David Nelson (Probable-hamstring); K Nick Folk, DEF
    • Sit: RB Bilal Powell, WR Santonio Holmes (Questionable-hamstring)
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: RB Giovanni Bernard, WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WRs Mohamed Sanu & Marvin Jones (Questionable-shoulder), TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: N/A

 

Pittsburgh at Oakland – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 24, Oakland 20.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Jerricho Cotchery (Probable-abdomen), TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham
    • Sit: RBs Felix Jones, Jonathan Dwyer, & LaRod Stephens-Howling
  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Darren McFadden
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor (Questionable-ankle), WR Denarius Moore, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Marcel Reece & Rashad Jennings, WR Rod Streater, TE Mychal Rivera, K Sebastian Janikowski

 

Atlanta at Arizona – Sherpa says:  Atlanta 20, Arizona 17.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, RB Jacquizz Rodgers, TE Anthony Gonzalez, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Harry Douglas
    • Sit: RB Stephen Jackson (Questionable-hamstring), WR Roddy White (Questionable-hamstring), K Matt Bryant
  • Arizona
    • Start: WR Larry Fitzgerald (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer, RB Rashard Mendenhall (Questionable-toe), WRs Michael Floyd & Andre Roberts, TE Rob Housler
    • Sit: RB Andre Ellington, K Jay Feely

 

Washington at Denver – Sherpa says:  Denver 42, Washington 34.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, TE Jordan Reed (Probable-hip), K Kai Forbath
    • Neutral: RB Roy Helu, WRs Santana Moss, Josh Morgan, & Pierre Garcon, TE Logan Paulsen (Probable-knee)
    • Sit: WR Leonard Hankerson (Questionable-foot), TE Fred Davis, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning (Questionable-ankle), RB Knowshon Moreno, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker (Questionable-ankle), & Eric Decker (Questionable-toe); TE Julian Thomas, K Matt Prater
    • Neutral: RB Ronnie Hillman
    • Sit: RB Montee Ball, DEF

 

Green Bay at Minnesota (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 34, Minnesota 14.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Jarrett Boykin, K Mason Crosby, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Andrew Quarless
    • Sit: RB James Starks (Probable-knee), WR James Jones (Questionable-knee), TE Jermichael Finley (Out-neck)
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson (Questionable-hamstring), TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Neutral: QB Christian Ponder, WRs Jerome Simpson & Greg Jennings,
    • Sit: QBs Josh Freeman (Questionable-concussion) & Matt Cassel, WRs Cordarrelle Patterson, Joe Webb & Jarius Wright, TE John Carlson, K Blair Walsh (Questionable-hamstring), DEF

 

Seattle at St. Louis (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 35, St. Louis 10.

  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, TE Zach Miller, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Golden Tate, Sidney Rice, & Doug Baldwin
    • Sit: N/A
  • St. Louis
    • Start: TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: RB Zac Stacy, WRs Chris Givens, Brian Quick, & Tavon Austin;
    • Sit: QBs Kellen Clemens & Sam Bradford (IR-knee), RB Daryl Richardson, WR Austin Pettis, TE Lance Kendricks

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 7 Player Recommendations (Wed 10/16/13)

October 16th, 2013

Week 7 byes:  New Orleans, Oakland.

Seattle at Arizona (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 27, Arizona 20.

  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-hip), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Doug Baldwin, Golden Tate, & Sidney Rice, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: TEs Zach Miller (Probable-hamstring) & Luke Wilson
  • Arizona
    • Start: WR Larry Fitzgerald (Probable-hamstring)
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer, RBs Rashard Mendenhall & Andre Ellington, WR Michael Floyd, TE Rob Housler (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Sit: WR Andre Roberts, TE Jim Dray (Probable-thigh), K Jay Feely

 

Tampa Bay at Atlanta (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Atlanta 24, Tampa Bay 17.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Doug Martin, TE Timothy Wright
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, WR Vincent Jackson, DEF
    • Sit: WR Michael Williams (Questionable-hamstring), K Rian Lindell
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, TE Tony Gonzalez, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WR Harry Douglas, TE Levine Toilolo, K Matt Prater
    • Sit: RBs Steven Jackson (Out-hamstring) & Jason Snelling (Probable-concussion), WRs Roddy White (Out-hamstring), Drew Davis, Kevin Cone, & Brian Robiskie

 

 Chicago at Washington – Sherpa says:  Washington 34, Chicago 31.

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WR Brandon Marshall, K Robbie Gould
    • Neutral: WR Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett (Questionable-knee)
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, WR Earl Bennett, DEF
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, K Kai Forbath
    • Neutral: RB Roy Helu, WRs Pierre Garcon, Santana Moss, & Josh Morgan, TE Jordan Reed
    • Sit: TEs Logan Paulsen (Probable-knee) & Fred Davis (Probable-ankle), DEF

 

Dallas at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 41, Dallas 27.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: WRs Miles Austin (Probable-hamstring) & Terrence Williams, K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: RBs DeMarco Murray (Doubtful-knee), Joseph Randle, & Lance Dunbar (Out-hamstring), DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WRs Jason Avant & Riley Cooper, TEs Brent Celek & Zach Ertz, DEF
    • Sit: QB Michael Vick (Out-hamstring), RB Bryce Brown

 

New England at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  New England 24, New York 21.

  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, WR Julian Edelman (Questionable-thigh), DEF
    • Neutral: RB Stevan Ridley, WRs Aaron Dobson, Kenbrell Thompkins, Austin Collie, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: WR Danny Amendola (Out-concussion), TEs Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-forearm/back) & Michael Hoomanawanui (Questionable-knee)
  • New York Jets
    • Start: WR Stephen Hill, TE Jeff Cumberland
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, WR Jeremy Kerley (Probable-back), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Bilal Powell (Probable-neck), Chris Ivory (Probable-hamstring), & Mike Goodson (IR-knee), WR Santonio Holmes (Out-foot/hamstring), K Nick Folk

 

Buffalo at Miami – Sherpa says:  Miami 27, Buffalo 24.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB C.J. Spiller (Probable-ankle) & Fred Jackson, WR Steve Johnson (Probable-back) & T.J. Graham, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: QB Thaddeus Lewis (Probable-foot), WR Robert Woods, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
    • Sit: QB Jeff Tuel (if he starts), RB Tashard Choice
  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas, WR Brandon Gibson (Questionable-hip)

 

St. Louis at Carolina – Sherpa says:  Carolina 27, St. Louis 13.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: WR Austin Pettis, TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: QB Sam Bradford, RB Zac Stacy (Probable-ribs), WRs Chris Givens & Tavon Austin, TE Lance Kendricks, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Daryl Richardson & Isaiah Pead, WR Brian Quick, K Greg Zuerlein
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, RB DeAngelo Williams, WRs Steve Smith & Brandon LaFell, TE Greg Olsen (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Neutral: WR Ted Ginn Jr, K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RB Kenjon Barner (Probable-foot)

 

Cincinnati at Detroit – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 28, Detroit 24.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis & Giovanni Bernard, WRs Mohamed Sanu & Marvin Jones, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: N/A
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Kris Durham
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell (Questionable-ribs), WR Calvin Johnson (Probable-knee), TEs Joseph Fauria & Brandon Pettigrew, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: WR Nate Burleson (Out-forearm), TE Tony Scheffler (Out-concussion)

 

San Diego at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  San Diego 27, Jacksonville 20.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen, TE Antonio Gates, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews & Danny Woodhead, WR Vincent Brown, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: RB Ronnie Brown (Probable-ankle), WR Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe)
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: QB Chad Henne, WR Justin Blackmon (Questionable-hamstring/groin)
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Cecil Shorts (Questionable-shoulder), TE Clay Harbor, DEF
    • Sit: QB Blaine Gabbert (Out-hamstring), WRs Stephen Burton (Out-concussion) & Ace Sanders (Out-concussion), TE Marcedes Lewis (Probable-calf), K Josh Scobee

 

San Francisco at Tennessee (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 23, Tennessee 17.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore, TE Vernon Davis (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick (Probable-foot), RB Kendall Hunter, WR Anquan Boldin, K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: RB LaMichael James, WRs Kyle Williams & Marlon Moore
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, TE Delanie Walker
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WRs Kendall Wright & Nate Washington, DEF
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker (Questionable-hip/knee), RBs Shonn Greene (Questionable-knee) & Jackie Battle (Probable-neck), WR Kenny Britt, K Rob Bironas

 

Houston at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Houston 27, Kansas City 24.

  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster (Probable-thumb)
    • Neutral: RB Ben Tate (Probable-ankle), WRs Andre Johnson (Probable-shin) & DeAndre Hopkins, TE Garrett Graham, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Matt Schaub (Out-foot/ankle), Case Keenum, & T.J. Yates
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, TE Sean McGrath
    • Neutral: WR Dwayne Bowe, K Ryan Succop, DEF
    • Sit: QB Alex Smith, WRs Donnie Avery (Probable-shoulder) & Dexter McCluster, TE Anthony Fasano (Probable-ankle/knee)

 

Baltimore at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 20, Baltimore 14.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: RB Ray Rice, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Torrey Smith & Tandon Doss, TE Dallas Clark
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, WR Marlon Brown, TE Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Jerricho Cotchery, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: RBs Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer, Felix Jones, & LaRod Stephens-Howling; K Shaun Suisham

 

Cleveland at Green Bay – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 31, Cleveland 24.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: QB Brandon Weeden, RBs Willis McGahee (Probable-knee) & Chris Ogbannaya, WRs Davone Bess & Greg Little, K Billy Cundiff
    • Sit: WR Travis Benjamin, DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WR Jordy Nelson, TE Jermichael Finley, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: WR Jarrett Boykin, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Johnathan Franklin & James Starks (Out-knee), WRs James Jones (Questionable-knee) & Randall Cobb (IR-leg)

 

Denver at Indianapolis (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Denver 37, Indianapolis 28.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Knowshon Moreno, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker (Probable-ankle), & Eric Decker (Probable-shoulder); TE Julian Thomas, K Matt Prater
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball & Ronnie Hillman
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, RB Trent Richardson, WR Reggie Wayne
    • Neutral: WRs T.Y. Hilton & Darrius Heyward-Bey, TE Coby Fleener, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: RB Donald Brown, DEF

 

Minnesota at New York Giants (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  New York 30, Minnesota 27.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, WRs Greg Jennings & Jerome Simpson, TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Neutral: QB Josh Freeman, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: QBs Christian Ponder & Matt Cassel, WRs Cordarrelle Patterson, Jarius Wright, & Joe Webb; TE John Carlson, DEF
  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WRs Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks, & Rueben Randle, K Josh Brown
    • Neutral: RB Brandon Jacobs (Questionable-hamstring), TE Brandon Myers, DEF
    • Sit: RBs David Wilson (Out-neck), Peyton Hillis & Michael Cox

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 6 Player Recommendations (Wed 10/9/13)

October 9th, 2013

Week 6 byes:  Atlanta, Miami.

New York Giants at Chicago (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Chicago 28, New York 20.

  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WRs Victor Cruz & Hakeem Nicks
    • Neutral: WR Rueben Randle, TE Brandon Myers (Questionable-ankle), DEF
    • Sit: RBs David Wilson (Out-neck), Brandon Jacobs, & Michael Cox; K Josh Brown
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WR Brandon Marshall, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Alshon Jeffery (Questionable-ankle) & Earl Bennett, TE Martellus Bennett (Questionable-knee), K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush

 

Green Bay at Baltimore (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 34, Baltimore 27.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, WRs James Jones, Jordy Nelson, & Randall Cobb; K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: RB Eddie Lacy, TE Jermichael Finley, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Johnathan Franklin & James Starks (Out-knee)
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, RB Ray Rice, WR Torrey Smith
    • Neutral: WR Tandon Doss, TEs Dallas Clark & Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce (Questionable-thigh), WRs Marlon Brown (Questionable-thigh) & Jacoby Jones (Questionable-knee), DEF

 

Philadelphia at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 34, Tampa Bay 21.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles (Probable-groin), RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson, TE Brent Celek, K Alex Henery, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, TE Zach Ertz
    • Sit: QB Michael Vick (Questionable-hamstring), WR Riley Cooper
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Doug Martin, WR Vincent Jackson
    • Neutral: WR Mike Williams (Questionable-hamstring), TE Tim Wright
    • Sit: QB Mike Glennon, TEs Luke Stocker (IR) & Tom Crabtree (Probable-ankle), K Rian Lindell, DEF

 

Pittsburgh at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  New York 27, Pittsburgh 24.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger (Probable-finger), WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders
    • Neutral: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Jerricho Cotchery, K Shaun Suishan, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Felix Jones, Jonathan Dwyer, Isaac Redman, & LaRod Stephens-Howling, TE Heath Miller
  • New York
    • Start: RB Bilal Powell, WR Stephen Hill
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, WR Jeremy Kerley, TE Jeff Cumberland, K Nick Folk, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Chris Ivory (Probable-hamstring) & Mike Goodson, WRs Santonio Holmes (Out-foot/hamstring) & David Nelson (Probable-hamstring), TE Kellen Winslow (Out-suspended)

 

Carolina at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  Carolina 27, Minnesota 21.

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Neutral: WR Brandon LaFell, K Graham Gano
    • Sit: WR Ted Ginn Jr
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson
    • Neutral: WRs Greg Jennings & Jerome Simpson, TE Kyle Rudolph, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Christian Ponder (Probable-rib), Matt Cassel, & Josh Freeman; WR Cordarrelle Patterson, K Blair Walsh (Questionable-hamstring)

 

Oakland at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Kansas City 24, Oakland 20.

  • Oakland
    • Start: TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor, RB Rashad Jennings (Questionable-hamstring) & Marcel Reece (Probable-knee), WR Ladarius Moore, DEF
    • Sit: RB Darren McFadden (Questionable-hamstring), WR Rod Streater, K Sebastian Janikowski
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles (Probable-toe), WR Dwayne Bowe, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Donnie Avery (Probable-shoulder), TE Sean McGrath (Probable-knee), K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: WR Dexter McCluster, TEs Travis Kelce (IR-knee) & Anthony Fasano (Doubtful-ankle/knee)

 

St. Louis at Houston – Sherpa says:  Houston 31, St. Louis 14.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: WR Chris Givens & Austin Pettis
    • Neutral: QB Sam Bradford, RBs Daryl Richardson & Zac Stacy (Questionable-ribs), TEs Jared Cook & Lance Kendricks
    • Sit: RB Isaiah Pead, K Greg Zuerlein, DEF
  • Houston
    • Start: RBs Arian Foster (Probable-thumb) & Ben Tate (Probable-elbow), WRs Andre Johnson (Questionable-knee) & DeAndre Hopkins, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Matt Schaub, TE Garrett Graham
    • Sit: TE Owen Daniels (Out-leg)

 

Cincinnati at Buffalo – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 28, Buffalo 24.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: RB Giovanni Bernard, WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, WRs Mohamed Sanu & Marvin Jones, TE Jermain Gresham, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, TE Zach Eifert
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB Fred Jackson, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: RB C.J. Spiller (Questionable-ankle), WRs Steve Johnson (Questionable-back) & Robert Woods, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Thaddeus Lewis, Jeff Tuel,  & E.J. Manuel (Out-knee), WR T.J. Graham

 

Detroit at Cleveland – Sherpa says:  Detroit 24, Cleveland 21.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Calvin Johnson (Questionable-knee), TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Joseph Fauria, K David Akers
    • Sit: RB Joique Bell, WRs Nate Burleson (Out-forearm), Kris Durham, Kevin Ogletree, & Ryan Broyles, TE Tony Scheffler (Out-concussion)
  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: RB Willis McGahee, WR Davone Bess, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Brandon Weeden & Brian Hoyer (IR-knee), RB Chris Ogbannaya (Probable-concussion), K Billy Cundiff

 

Tennessee at Seattle (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 28, Tennessee 20.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson
    • Neutral: WR Kendall Wright, Nate Washington, & Kenny Britt; TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick & Jake Locker (Out-hip/knee), RBs Jackie Battle (Probable-neck) & Shonn Greene (Out-knee), K Rob Bironas
  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Golden Tate, Sidney Rice (Probable-knee), & Doug Baldwin, TE Zach Miller (Questionable-hamstring), K Steve Hauschka
    • Sit: TE Luke Wilson

 

Jacksonville at Denver – Sherpa says:  Denver 34, Jacksonville 13.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: TE Clay Harbor
    • Neutral:  QB Chad Henne, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WRs Justin Blackmon & Cecil Shorts (Probable-groin)
    • Sit: QB Blaine Gabbert (Out-hamstring), WR Ace Sanders, TE Marcedes Lewis (Out-calf), K Josh Scobee, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Knowshon Moreno, WRs Wes Welker, Demaryius Thomas, & Eric Decker (Probable-ankle), TE Julius Thomas, K Matt Prater (Probable-calf), DEF
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball & Ronnie Hillman (Probable-ankle)

 

New Orleans at New England – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, New England 24.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham, K Garrett Hartley
    • Neutral: RB Pierre Thomas, WRs Lance Moore (Questionable-hand) & Kenny Stills, DEF
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram (Questionable-toe)
  • New England
    • Start: WR Julian Edelman
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady, RBs Stevan Ridley (Questionable-knee) & LeGarrette Blount, WRs Danny Amendola (Questionable-groin) & Kenbrell Thompkins, TE Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-forearm/back), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RB Brandon Bolden (Questionable-knee), WR Aaron Dobson (Probable-neck), DEF

 

Arizona at San Francisco – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 21, Arizona 10.

  • Arizona
    • Start: WR Michael Floyd, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Larry Fitzgerald (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: QB Carson Palmer, RB Rashard Mendenhall, WR Andre Roberts, TE Rob Housler, K Jay Feely
  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore (Probable-knee), TE Vernon Davis (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick (Probable-foot), WR Anquan Boldin
    • Sit: WR Kyle Williams (Probable-knee), K Phil Dawson

 

Washington at Dallas (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Dallas 37, Washington 34.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris (Probable-rib), WRs Pierre Garcon & Santana Moss, K Kai Forbath (Probable-groin)
    • Neutral: WRs Josh Morgan & Leonard Hankerson, TEs Fred Davis & Logan Paulsen (Questionable-knee)
    • Sit: RB Roy Helu, TE Jordan Reed, DEF
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey
    • Neutral: WRs Terrence Williams & Miles Austin (Probable-hamstring)
    • Sit: DEF

 

Indianapolis at San Diego (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 31, San Diego 27.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, RB Trent Richardson, WRs Reggie Wayne & T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: RB Donald Brown, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, TE Coby Fleener, DEF
    • Sit: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (IR-neck)
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, TE Antonio Gates
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews (Questionable-concussion) & Danny Woodhead, WRs Vincent Brown, Keenan Allen, & Eddie Royal, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: WR Malcom Floyd, DEF

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 5 Player Recommendations (Wed 10/2/13)

October 2nd, 2013

Week 5 byes:  Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, & Washington.

Buffalo at Cleveland (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 27, Buffalo 21.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: WR Steve Johnson (Probable-hamstring), TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, RBs C.J. Spiller (Questionable-ankle) & Fred Jackson (Probable-knee), WR Robert Woods, DEF
    • Sit: WR T.J. Graham, K Dan Carpenter
  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Brian Hoyer, WRs Josh Gordon & Davone Bess, TE Jordan Cameron, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Willis McGahee, K Billy Cundiff (Probable-thigh)
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden (Probable-thumb), RB Chris Ogbannaya (Probable-thigh), WRs Travis Benjamin & Josh Cooper

 

New England at Cincinnati (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  New England 28, Cincinnati 20.

  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, WR Julian Edelman, DEF
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WRs Aaron Dobson (Questionable-neck), Danny Amendola (Questionable-groin), & Kenbrell Thompkins (Questionable-shoulder), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs Stevan Ridley (Out-knee) & Brandon Bolden (Questionable-knee), TEs Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-back/forearm) & Zach Sudfeld
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: RB Giovanni Bernard, WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, DEF
    • Sit: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WRs Mohamed Sanu & Marvin Jones, K Mike Nugent

 

Detroit at Green Bay – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 38, Detroit 35.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson (Questionable-knee), K David Akers
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell, WR Kris Durham, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Joseph Fauria
    • Sit: WR Ryan Broyles, TE Tony Scheffler, DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, WRs Randall Cobb, James Jones, & Jordy Nelson, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: RB Eddie Lacy (Probable-concussion), TE Jermichael Finley (Probable-concussion)
    • Sit: RBs Johnathan Franklin (Probable-foot) & James Starks (Out-knee), DEF

 

Seattle at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 27, Seattle 24.

  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, TE Zach Miller (Questionable-hamstring), K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, & Doug Baldwin
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: RB Trent Richardson, TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: QB Andrew Luck, RB Donald Brown, WR Reggie Wayne, K Adam Vinatieri, DEF
    • Sit: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (Questionable-neck), WRs T.Y. Hilton & Darrius Heyward-Bey

 

Baltimore at Miami – Sherpa says:  Miami 27, Baltimore 24.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WR Torrey Smith, TE Dallas Clark
    • Neutral: WR Tandon Doss, K Justin Tucker, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Ray Rice & Bernard Pierce, WRs Marlon Brown (Questionable-thigh), Jacoby Jones (Questionable-knee), Deonte Thompson & Brandon Stokley (Questionable-thigh), TE Ed Dickson
  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Brian Hartline & Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas, WR Brandon Gibson (Questionable-ankle), K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
    • Sit: RB Marcus Thigpen, WR Rishard Matthews

 

New Orleans at Chicago – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, Chicago 27.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Darren Sproles, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham, K Garrett Hartley
    • Neutral: WR Lance Moore (Questionable-hand), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Pierre Thomas, Mark Ingram (Questionable-toe), & Khiry Robinson, WR Kenny Stills, TE Ben Watson
  • Chicago
    • Start: RB Matt Forte, WR Brandon Marshall (Questionable-foot), TE Martellus Bennett (Probable-shoulder)
    • Neutral: QB Jay Cutler, WR Alshon Jeffery, K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, WR Earl Bennett, DEF

 

Philadelphia at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 38, New York 27.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Michael Vick, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs DeSean Jackson & Jason Avant, TE Brent Celek, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WR Riley Cooper, DEF
    • Sit: WR Jeff Maehl, TE Zach Ertz
  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WRs Victor Cruz & Hakeem Nicks
    • Neutral: RB David Wilson, TE Brandon Myers, K Josh Brown
    • Sit: RB Brandon Jacobs, WR Rueben Randle, DEF

 

Jacksonville at St. Louis – Sherpa says:  St. Louis 21, Jacksonville 14.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: DEF
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Ace Sanders, TE Clay Harbor
    • Sit: QB Blaine Gabbert, RB Jordan Todman, WRs Cecil Shorts (Questionable-groin), Mike Brown (Questionable-back) & Stephen Burton (Questionable-concussion), TE Marcedes Lewis (Questionable-calf), K Josh Scobee
  • St. Louis
    • Start: QB Sam Bradford, WR Chris Givens, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Austin Pettis & Tavon Austin, TE Lance Kendricks
    • Sit: RBs Daryl Richardson, Isaiah Pead, & Benny Cunningham, K Greg Zuerlein

 

Kansas City at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  Kansas City 21, Tennessee 20.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles (Questionable-toes), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WRs Dwayne Bowe & Donnie Avery, TE Sean McGrath (Probable-knee)
    • Sit: WR Dexter McCluster, TEs Anthony Fasano (Questionable-ankle/knee) & Travis Kelce (Questionable-knee), K Ryan Succop
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Nate Washington, TE Delanie Walker
    • Sit: QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick & Jake Locker (Out-hip/knee), WR Kendall Wright, Kenny Britt (Probable-neck/ribs), Justin Hunter, & Damian Williams, K Rob Bironas

 

Carolina at Arizona (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Carolina 21, Arizona 17.

  • Carolina
    • Start: RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Cam Newton, WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn
    • Sit: K Graham Gano
  • Arizona
    • Start: WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Michael Floyd, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer
    • Sit: RB Rashard Mendenhall, WR Andre Roberts, TE Rob Housler, K Jay Feely

 

Denver at Dallas – Sherpa says:  Denver 34, Dallas 27.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker, & Eric Decker (Questionable-shoulder/ankle), TE Julian Thomas, K Matt Prater (Questionable-calf)
    • Neutral:  RBs Knowshon Moreno, Montee Ball, & Ronnie Hillman, DEF
    • Sit: N/A
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: RB DeMarco Murray, WR Terrence Williams, K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: WR Miles Austin (Questionable-hamstring), DEF

 

Houston at San Francisco (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Houston 31, San Francisco 20.

  • Houston
    • Start: QB Matt Schaub, RBs Arian Foster (Probable-thumb/back) & Ben Tate (Probable-shoulder), WRs Andre Johnson (Probable-shin) & DeAndre Hopkins, TE Owen Daniels, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Garrett Graham (Probable-hip/groin)
    • Sit: N/A
  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Kendall Hunter, WR Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: WR Kyle Williams (Probable-knee), K Phil Dawson, DEF

 

San Diego at Oakland – Sherpa says:  San Diego 31, Oakland 24.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, TE Antonio Gates, K Nick Novak
    • Neutral: RBs Danny Woodhead & Ryan Mathews, WRs Eddie Royal, Vincent Brown, & Keenan Allen, DEF
    • Sit: N/A
  • Oakland
    • Start: TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor (Probable-concussion), RB Rashad Jennings, K Sebastian Janikowski
    • Sit: QB Matt Flynn, RBs Darren McFadden (Questionable-hamstring) & Marcel Reece (Questionable-knee), WRs Denarius Moore & Rod Streater, DEF

 

New York Jets at Atlanta (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  New York 28, Atlanta 27.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Bilal Powell, TE Kellen Winslow (Questionable-knee)
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RB Mike Goodson, WRs Stephen Hill (Questionable-concussion) & Jeremy Kerley, K Nick Folk, DEF
    • Sit: RB Chris Ivory (Questionable-hamstring) , WRs Santonio Holmes (Questionable-foot/hamstring), Clyde Gates (Questionable-knee), & David Nelson, TE Jeff Cumberland
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Julio Jones (Questionable-knee), TE Tony Gonzalez
    • Neutral: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WR Harry Douglas, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Sit: RB Steven Jackson (Questionable-hamstring), WR Roddy White (Questionable-ankle)

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 4 Player Recommendations (Wed 9/25/13)

September 25th, 2013

Week 4 byes:  Carolina & Green Bay.

San Francisco at St. Louis (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 20, St. Louis 17.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, WR Anquan Boldin, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Frank Gore (Probable-knee), TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: RB Kendall Hunter, WR Kyle Williams (Questionable-rib), K Phil Dawson
  • St. Louis
    • Start: WRs Chris Givens (Probable-knee) & Tavon Austin, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Sam Bradford, WR Austin Pettis
    • Sit: RBs Daryl Richardson (Probable-foot) & Isaiah Pead, TE Lance Kendricks, K Greg Zuerlein

 

Baltimore at Buffalo (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Baltimore 24, Buffalo 21.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, RB Bernard Pierce, WR Torrey Smith, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Marlon Brown & Brandon Stokley, TEs Dallas Clark & Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: RB Ray Rice (Questionable-hip)
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs C.J. Spiller (Probable-quad) & Fred Jackson, WR Steve Johnson, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, WR Robert Woods, DEF
    • Sit: WR T.J. Graham, K Dan Carpenter

 

Arizona at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  Arizona 20, Tampa Bay 14.

  • Arizona
    • Start: WR Michael Floyd, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer, RB Rashard Mendenhall, WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Andre Roberts, TE Rob Housler
    • Sit: K Jay Feely
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Doug Martin, WR Mike Williams, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Vincent Jackson (Questionable-abdomen)
    • Sit: QBs Mike Glennon & Josh Freeman, WR Kevin Ogletree, TE Tom Crabtree (Questionable-ankle), K Rian Lindell

 

Pittsburgh at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 24, Minnesota 17.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: WRs Antoine Brown & Emmanuel Sanders, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell (Questionable-foot), WR Jerricho Cotchery, TEs Heath Miller & David Paulson, K Shaun Suisham
    • Sit: RBs Felix Jones, Jonathan Dwyer, Isaac Redman, & LaRod Stephens-Howling;
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Neutral: WRs Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, & Jerome Simpson, DEF
    • Sit: QB Christian Ponder (Questionable-rib), WR Jarius Wright, K Blair Walsh

 

New York Giants at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Kansas City 24, New York 21.

  • New York
    • Start: WR Victor Cruz
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB David Wilson, WRs Hakeem Nicks & Reuben Randle, TE Brandon Myers, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Brandon Jacobs & Da’Rel Scott, K Josh Brown
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WRs Dwayne Bowe & Donnie Avery, K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: WR Dexter McCluster, TEs Anthony Fasano (Questionable-ankle) & Travis Kelce (Questionable-knee)

 

Indianapolis at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 27, Jacksonville 10.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: RBs Trent Richardson & Ahmad Bradshaw, WR Reggie Wayne, TE Coby Fleener, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Andrew Luck, WRs T.Y. Hilton & Darrius Heyward-Bey, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: RB Donald Brown
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WR Cecil Shorts
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Ace Sanders, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Chad Henne & Blaine Gabbert (Questionable-hand), RB Jordan Todman, WR Stephen Burton, TEs Marcedes Lewis (Questionable-calf) & Allen Reisner, K Josh Scobee

 

Seattle at Houston – Sherpa says:  Houston 27, Seattle 24.

  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, TE Zach Miller
    • Neutral: WRs Golden Tate & Sidney Rice, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Sit: WR Doug Baldwin
  • Houston
    • Start: RBs Arian Foster & Ben Tate, WR DeAndre Hopkins, TE Owen Daniels
    • Neutral: QB Matt Schaub, WR Andre Johnson, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Sit: TE Garrett Graham

 

Cincinnati at Cleveland – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 21, Cincinnati 20.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: WR A.J. Green, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, RB Giovanni Bernard, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham
    • Sit: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WR Marvin Jones, TE Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent
  • Cleveland
    • Start: WRs Josh Gordon & Davone Bess, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: QB Brian Hoyer
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden, RBs Willis McGahee, Bobby Rainey, & Chris Ogbannaya; WRs Greg Little, Travis Benjamin, & Josh Cooper, K Billy Cundiff (Questionable-quad), DEF

 

Chicago at Detroit – Sherpa says:  Detroit 28, Chicago 24.

  • Chicago
    • Start: RB Matt Forte, WR Brandon Marshall, TE Martellus Bennett
    • Neutral: QB Jay Cutler, WR Alshon Jeffery, K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, WR Earl Bennett
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Joique Bell, WR Calvin Johnson
    • Neutral: RB Reggie Bush (Probable-knee), WR Ryan Broyles, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Joseph Fauria, K David Akers, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Nate Burleson & Patrick Edwards (Questionable-ankle)

 

New York Jets at Tennessee (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  New York 31, Tennessee 20.

  • New York
    • Start: WR Stephen Hill, TE Kellen Winslow, K Nick Folk, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RBs Chris Ivory (Questionable-hamstring) & Bilal Powell, WR Santonio Holmes,
    • Sit: N/A
  • Tennessee
    • Start:
    • Neutral: RB Chris Johnson, WRs Nate Washington, Kenny Britt, & Kendall Wright
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker, RB Shonn Greene (Out-knee); TEs Delanie Walker (Questionable-foot) & Craig Stevens, K Rob Bironas, DEF

 

Washington at Oakland – Sherpa says:  Oakland 28, Washington 27.

  • Washington
    • Start: RB Alfred Morris
    • Neutral: QB Robert Griffin III, WRs Santonio Moss, Josh Morgan, & Pierre Garcon; TE Fred Davis (Questionable-ankle), K Kai Forbath (Questionable-groin) & K John Potter (whoever starts), DEF
    • Sit: WR Leonard Hankerson
  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Darren McFadden, WR Denarius Moore
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor (Questionable-concussion), K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
    • Sit: RB Marcel Reece, WR Rod Streater, TEs Mychal Rivera & Jeron Mastrud,

 

Philadelphia at Denver – Sherpa says:  Denver 38, Philadelphia 34.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Michael Vick, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WRs Jason Avant & Riley Cooper, TE Brent Celek
    • Sit: RB Bryce Brown, TE Zach Ertz, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Wes Welker, Demaryius Thomas, & Eric Decker; TE Julian Thomas, K Matt Prater
    • Neutral: RBs Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman, & Knowshon Moreno;
    • Sit: DEF

 

Dallas at San Diego – Sherpa says:  Dallas 34, San Diego 24.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey
    • Neutral: WR Miles Austin (Questionable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: WR Terrance Williams
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, TE Antonio Gates
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews & Danny Woodhead, WRs Eddie Royal, Vincent Brown, & Keenan Allen; K Nick Novak
    • Sit: WR Malcom Floyd (Out-neck), DEF

 

New England at Atlanta (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  New England 31, Atlanta 28.

  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, RB Stevan Ridley, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Neutral: WRs Kenbrell Thompkins & Aaron Dobson, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Brandon Bolden & LeGarrette Blount, WR Danny Amendola (Questionable-groin), TE Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-arm)
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WR Julio Jones, TE Tony Gonzalez
    • Neutral: WRs Roddy White & Harry Douglas, K Matt Bryant
    • Sit: RB Steven Jackson (Questionable-hamstring), DEF

 

Miami at New Orleans (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, Miami 21.

  • Miami
    • Start: WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, WR Brandon Gibson
    • Sit: RBs Daniel Thomas & Lamar Miller, K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Darren Sproles, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham, K Garrett Hartley
    • Neutral: RB Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore (Questionable-wrist)
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram (Questionable-toe), WR Kenny Stills, DEF

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 3 Player Recommendations (Wed 9/18/13)

September 18th, 2013

Kansas City at Philadelphia (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 27, Kansas City 24.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: QB Alex Smith, RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe
    • Neutral: WR Donnie Avery, K Ryan Succop, DEF
    • Sit: WR Dexter McCluster, TEs Anthony Fasano (Doubtful-ankle) & Travis Kelce (Questionable-knee)
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Michael Vick, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, TE Brent Celek (Probable-shoulder), K Alex Hennery, DEF
    • Sit: RB Bryce Brown, WR Riley Cooper, TE Zach Ertz

 

Houston at Baltimore (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Baltimore 24, Houston 21.

  • Houston
    • Start: QB Matt Schaub, WRs Andre Johnson (Probable-concussion) & DeAndre Hopkins, TE Owen Daniels
    • Neutral: RBs Arian Foster (Probable-calf) & Ben Tate (Probable-shoulder), TE Garrett Graham (Questionable-hip), DEF
    • Sit: K Randy Bullock
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, RB Bernard Pierce, WR Torrey Smith, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Marlon Moore & Brandon Stokley, TEs Ed Dickson & Dallas Clark, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: RB Ray Rice (Doubtful-hip), WR Jacoby Jones (Out-knee)

 

Detroit at Washington – Sherpa says:  Washington 28, Detroit 24.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WR Calvin Johnson
    • Neutral: RBs Reggie Bush (Questionable-knee) & Joique Bell, WR Nate Burleson, TEs Brandon Pettigrew, K David Akers, DEF
    • Sit: WR Ryan Broyles, TEs Joseph Fauria & Tony Scheffler
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, TE Fred Davis
    • Neutral: WRs Pierre Garcon, Santana Moss, & Josh Morgan; K Kai Forbath (Questionable-groin) or K John Potter (whoever plays), DEF
    • Sit: WR Leonard Hankerson, TE Logan Paulsen

 

San Diego at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  San Diego 24, Tennessee 20.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Eddie Royal (Probable-wrist), TE Antonio Gates, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ryan Mathews, WR Vincent Brown, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: RB Danny Woodhead, WR Malcom Floyd (Out-neck)
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson
    • Neutral: WRs Kenny Britt, Kendall Wright (Probable-concussion), & Nate Washington; TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker, RB Shonn Greene (Out-knee), K Rob Bironas

 

Arizona at New Orleans – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, Arizona 27.

  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer
    • Neutral: RB Rashard Mendenhall (Questionable-toe), WRs Larry Fitzgerald (Questionable-hamstring), Andre Roberts, & Michael Floyd; TE Rob Housler (Probable-ankle), K Jay Feely
    • Sit: TE Jim Dray, DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Darren Sproles, WR Marques Colston (Probable-foot), TE Jimmy Graham, K Garrett Hartley
    • Neutral: RBs Mark Ingram (Questionable-toe) & Pierre Thomas, WR Lance Moore, DEF
    • Sit: WR Kenny Stills

 

Tampa Bay at New England – Sherpa says:  New England 27, Tampa Bay 21.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Doug Martin, WRs Vincent Jackson & Mike Williams
    • Neutral: QB Josh Freeman, DEF
    • Sit: TE Luke Stocker (Questionable-hip), K Rian Lindell
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Aaron Dobson & Kenbrell Tompkins, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Danny Amendola (Doubtful-groin), TEs Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-back & forearm), Zach Sudfeld (Probable-hamstring), & Michael Hoomanawanui

 

Cleveland at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  Minnesota 24, Cleveland 17.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: WRs Josh Gordon & Davone Bess, TE Jordan Cameron,
    • Neutral: WR Greg Little, DEF
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden (Out-hand) & QB Brian Hoyer, RB Chris Ogbannaya, K Billy Cundiff
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, WR Greg Jennings, TE Kyle Rudolph, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Jerome Simpson, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: QB Christian Ponder, WRs Cordarelle Patterson & Jarius Wright

 

New York Giants at Carolina – Sherpa says:  New York 24, Carolina 21.

  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WRs Hakeem Nicks & Victor Cruz, DEF
    • Neutral: RB David Wilson, WR Rueben Randle, TE Brandon Myers, K Josh Brown
    • Sit: RBs Brandon Jacobs & Da’Rel Scott
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: WR Ted Ginn Jr, DEF
    • Sit: WR Brandon LaFell, K Graham Gano

 

Green Bay at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 27, Green Bay 24.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, WRS Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson, & James Jones; TE Jermichael Finley (Probable-toe)
    • Neutral: RB James Starks, K Mason Crosby, DEF
    • Sit: RB Eddie Lacy (Questionable-concussion) & John Kuhn (Doubtful-hamstring)
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RB Giovanni Bernard (Probable-hamstring), WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WR Mohamed Sanu, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: WR Marvin Jones (Probable-foot)

 

St. Louis at Dallas – Sherpa says:  Dallas 30, St. Louis 17.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: WRs Chris Givens & Tavon Austin, TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: QB Sam Bradford, RB Daryl Richardson (Probable-foot), WR Austin Pettis
    • Sit: K Greg Zuerlein, DEF
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-ribs), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Miles Austin & Dez Bryant (Probable-back), TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: WR Terrance Williams

 

Atlanta at Miami (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Atlanta 30, Miami 24.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, TE Tony Gonzalez, K Matt Bryant
    • Neutral: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WRs Julio Jones (Questionable-knee) & Roddy White (Questionable-ankle) & Harry Douglas, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Steven Jackson (Out-thigh) & Jason Snelling
  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Brian Hartline & Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas, WR Brandon Gibson, K Caleb Sturgis
    • Sit: TE Dion Sims, DEF

 

Buffalo at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  New York 24, Buffalo 21.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB C.J. Spiller, WR Steve Johnson
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, RB Fred Jackson, WRs Robert Woods & T.J. Graham, TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Sit: K Dan Carpenter
  • New York
    • Start: WR Stephen Hill (Probable-knee), TE Kellen Winslow (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith (Probable-ankle), RB Chris Ivory, WRs Santonio Holmes (Probable-foot) & Jeremy Kerley (Probable-concussion), K Nick Folk
    • Sit: RB Bilal Powell, WR Clyde Gates

 

Jacksonville at Seattle – Sherpa says:  Seattle 34, Jacksonville 14.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WR Cecil Shorts
    • Neutral: WR Ace Sanders (Probable-ribs)
    • Sit: QB Chad Henne, RB Maurice Jones Drew (Questionable-ankle), Jordan Todman, & Denard Robinson; WRs Justin Blackmon (Out-suspension) & Mike Brown (Out-back), TEs Marcedes Lewis (Out-calf), Allen Reisner (Probable-toe), & Clay Harbor, K Josh Scobee, DEF
  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Golden Tate, Sidney Rice, & Doug Baldwin; TE Zach Miller
    • Sit: RB Robert Turbin

 

Indianapolis at San Francisco – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 31, Indianapolis 17.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: WRs Reggie Wayne (Probable-shoulder), TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: QB Andrew Luck, RBs Trent Richardson & Ahmad Bradshaw, WR T.Y.  Hilton (Probable-groin)
    • Sit: RBs Vick Ballard & Donald Brown, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (Probable-ribs), TE Dwayne Allen (IR-hip), K Adam Vinatieri, DEF
  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick (Probable-foot), RB Frank Gore, WR Anquan Boldin, K Phil Dawson, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Kyle Williams, TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: RBs Kendall Hunter & LaMichael James (Questionable-knee)

 

Chicago at Pittsburgh (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 24, Chicago 21.

  • Chicago
    • Start: RB Matt Forte, WR Brandon Marshall (Probable-back), TE Martellus Bennett (Probable-shoulder)
    • Neutral: QB Jay Cutler, WR Alshon Jeffery, DEF
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, WR Earl Bennett, K Robbie Gould
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Jerricho Cotchery, TE David Paulson, K Shaun Suisham
    • Sit: RBs Le’Veon Bell (Questionable-foot), Jonathan Dwyer, Isaac Redman, Felix Jones, & LaRod Stephens-Howling, TE Heath Miller

 

Oakland at Denver (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Denver 31, Oakland 17.

  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Darren McFadden, WR Denarius Moore
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor, WR Rod Streater
    • Sit: TE David Ausberry (Out-shoulder), Mychal Rivera, & Jeron Mastrud, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker (Probable-ankle), & Eric Decker (Probable-shoulder), TE Julius Thomas, K Matt Prater, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Knowshon Moreno, Ronnie Hillman, & Montee Ball;
    • Sit: TEs Virgil Green, Jacob Tamme, & Joel Dreessen (Questionable-knee)

 

Good luck this weekend - may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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Week 2 Player Recommendations (Wed 9/11/13)

September 11th, 2013

New York Jets at New England (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  New England 28, New York 17.

  • New York
    • Start: WR Stephen Hill (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith (Probable-ankle), RB Chris Ivory (Probable-thumb), WR Santonio Holmes (Questionable-foot), TE Kellen Winslow (Questionable-knee), DEF
    • Sit: QB Mark Sanchez (Out-shoulder), RBs Bilal Powell (Probable-shoulder) & Alex Green, WR Clyde Gates (Probable-knee) & Jeremy Kerley (Out-concussion), TE Jeff Cumberland (Questionable-chin), K Nick Folk
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, RB Stevan Ridley (Probable-shoulder), WR Julian Edelman, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Danny Amendola (Questionable-groin) & Kenbrell Thompkins, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs Shane Vereen, LeGarrette Blount, & Brandon Bolden; WR Aaron Dobson (Questionable-hamstring), TEs Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-forearm/back) & Zach Sudfeld (Questionable-hamstring)

 

St. Louis at Atlanta (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Atlanta 34, St. Louis 21.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Daryl Richardon (Probable-foot), WR Chris Givens, TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: QB Sam Bradford, WR Tavon Austin
    • Sit: RBs Isaiah Pead & Zac Stacy, WRs Austin Pettis & Brian Quick, K Greg Zuerlein, DEF
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, RB Steven Jackson, TE Tony Gonzalez, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Julio Jones (Questionable-knee), Roddy White (Questionable-ankle), & Harry Douglas
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers

 

San Diego at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 34, San Diego 14.

  • San Diego
    • Start: TE Antonio Gates
    • Neutral: RB Ryan Mathews, WRs Malcom Floyd, Vincent Brown, & Eddie Royal
    • Sit: QB Philip Rivers, RBs Ronnie Brown & Danny Woodhead, K Nick Novak, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Michael Vick, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson, TE Brent Celek, K Alex Henery, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Bryce Brown, WRs Riley Cooper & Jason Avant
    • Sit: TE Zach Ertz

 

Dallas at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Dallas 35, Kansas City 20.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-ribs), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant (Probable-foot) & Miles Austin, TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: WRs Terrence Williams & Dwayne Harris
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles (Probable-quad), WR Dwayne Bowe
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Donnie Avery, TE Anthony Fasano
    • Sit: RBs Anthony Sherman & Knile Davis, WRs Dexter McCluster & A.J. Jenkins, TE Travis Kelce (Questionable-knee)

 

Miami at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 28, Miami 27.

  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Brian Hartline & Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: WR Brandon Gibson (Probable-wrist), K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WRs Reggie Wayne, T.Y. Hilton, & Darius Heyward-Bey
    • Neutral: RB Ahmad Bradshaw, TEs Dwayne Allen (Questionable-hip) & Coby Fleener, K Adam Vinatieri, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Vick Ballard (Out-knee) & Donald Brown

 

Tennessee at Houston – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 21, Houston 17.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, WR Kenny Britt, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Kendall Wright & Nate Washington, TE Delanie Walker
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker, RB Shonn Greene, WR Damian Williams (Questionable-hamstring), K Rob Bironas
  • Houston
    • Start: WR Andre Johnson, TE Owen Daniels (Probable-back), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Matt Schaub, RBs Arian Foster (Probable-calf) & Ben Tate (Probable-shoulder), WR DeAndre Hopkins
    • Sit: TE Garrett Graham (Probable-hip), K Randy Bullock

 

Washington at Green Bay – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 28, Washington 24.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, TE Fred Davis
    • Neutral: WRs Pierre Garcon, Josh Morgan, Santana Moss & Leonard Hankerson, K Kai Forbath (Questionable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: RB Roy Helu
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson, James Jones, & Randall Cobb, TE Jermichael Finley (Probable-toe)
    • Neutral: K Mason Crosby, DEF
    • Sit: RB John Kuhn

 

Cleveland at Baltimore – Sherpa says:  Baltimore 28, Cleveland 14.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: RB Trent Richardson, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: WRs Greg Little, Davone Bess, & Travis Benjamin (Questionable-thigh); DEF
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden, WR Josh Cooper, K Billy Cundiff
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, RB Ray Rice, WR Torrey Smith, TE Dallas Clark, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Bernard Pierce (Questionable-thigh), WRs Marlon Brown & Brandon Stokley, TE Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: WR Jacoby Jones (Out-knee)

 

Carolina at Buffalo – Sherpa says:  Carolina 27, Buffalo 24.

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Brandon LaFell, K Graham Gano, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Kenjon Barner (Out-foot) & Mike Tolbert, WR Domenik Hixon (Probable-hamstring)
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB C.J. Spiller, WR Stevie Johnson, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, RB Fred Jackson, WR T.J. Graham, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Robert Woods & Marquise Goodwin (Out-hand)

 

Minnesota at Chicago – Sherpa says:  Chicago 24, Minnesota 13.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, WR Jerome Simpson & Greg Jennings, TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Neutral: WRs Jarius Wright & Cordarelle Patterson, DEF
    • Sit: QB Christian Ponder, K Blair Walsh
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WR Brandon Marshall, TE Martellus Bennett, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Alshon Jeffery, K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, WRs Earl Bennett & Marquess Wilson

 

New Orleans at Tampa Bay (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 38, Tampa Bay 20.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Darren Sproles, WR Marques Colston (Probable-foot), TE Jimmy Graham, K Garrett Hartley, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Mark Ingram & Pierre Thomas, WRs Lance Moore & Kenny Stills
    • Sit: TE Ben Watson
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Doug Martin, WRs Vincent Jackson & Mike Williams
    • Neutral: QB Josh Freeman,
    • Sit: WR Kevin Ogletree, TE Luke Stocker, K Rian Lindell, DEF

 

Detroit at Arizona – Sherpa says:  Arizona 30, Detroit 24.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush (Probable-groin), WR Calvin Johnson
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell, WRs Nate Burleson & Patrick Edwards, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Tony Scheffler, K David Akers
    • Sit: RB Mikel Leshoure, WR Ryan Broyles, DEF
  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer, WR Michael Floyd, K Jay Feely
    • Neutral: RB Rashard Mendenhall (Probable-hamstring), WRs Larry Fitzgerald (Questionable-hamstring) & Andre Roberts (Probable-quad), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Ryan Williams, Alfonso Smith, & Stepfan Taylor; TEs Rob Housler (Out-ankle), Kory Sperry, & Jim Dray

 

Jacksonville at Oakland – Sherpa says:  Oakland 24, Jacksonville 10.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones Drew, WRs Ace Bailey & Cecil Shorts (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: QBs Chad Henne & Blaine Gabbert (Out-hand), RBs Justin Forsett, Denard Robinson, & Jordan Todman (Probable-shoulder); WRs Justin Blackmon (Out-suspension) & Mike Brown (Questionable-back), TEs Marcedes Lewis (Doubtful-calf), Allen Reisner, & Clay Harbor; K Josh Scobee,
  • Oakland
    • Start: QB Terrelle Pryor, RB Darren McFadden, WR Denarius Moore, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Rod Streater, K Sebastian Janikowski (Probable-calf)
    • Sit: RBs Rashad Jennings & Marcel Reese, WRs Brice Butler, Jacoby Ford, & Juron Criner; TEs David Ausberry (Out-shoulder), Mychal Rivera, & Jeron Mastrud

 

Denver at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Denver 37, New York 24.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker (Probable-shoulder), & Wes Welker (Probable-ankle); TE Julian Thomas, K Matt Prater
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball, Knowshon Moreno, & Ronnie Hillman, TE Joel Dreessen, Jacob Tamme, & Virgil Green
  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, RB David Wilson, WRs Hakeem Nicks & Victor Cruz, TE Brandon Myers
    • Neutral: RB Da’Rel Scott (Probable-knee), WR Rueben Randle, K Josh Brown
    • Sit: RB Brandon Jacobs, DEF

 

San Francisco at Seattle (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 24, Seattle 21.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore, WR Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Kendall Hunter, WR Kyle Williams, K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: RB LaMichael James (Questionable-knee)
  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, WR Golden Tate
    • Neutral: RB Marshawn Lynch, WRs Sidney Rice (Probable-knee) & Doug Baldwin, TE Zach Miller, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Robert Turbin & Christine Michael, K Steven Hauschka

 

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 27, Pittsburgh 20.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders
    • Neutral: RB Jonathan Dwyer, WR Jerricho Cotchery, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Le’Veon Bell (Out-foot), Isaac Redman, Felix Jones, & RB LaRod Stephens-Howling; TEs Heath Miller (Out-knee), David Paulson, & David Johnson, K Shaun Suisham (Probable-hamstring)
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Giovanni Bernard, WR Mohamed Sanu, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WR Marvin Jones

 

Good luck this weekend, and may all your players do well and stay healthy!

The Sherpa

 

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