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Week 5 Player Recommendations (Thu 10/2/14)

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Teams with Week 5 byes:  Miami, Oakland

 

Minnesota at Green Bay (Thursday) – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 24, Minnesota 23.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Matt Asiata, WR Cordarrelle Patterson
    • Neutral: QB Teddy Bridgewater (Questionable-ankle) or Christian Ponder (whoever starts), RB Jerick McKinnon (Probable-ankle), WRs Greg Jennings & Jarius Wright, K Blair Walsh, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Rhett Ellison & Kyle Rudolph (Questionable-groin)
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
    • Neutral: RB Eddie Lacy, K Mason Crosby, DEF
    • Sit: RB James Starks, WRs Jarrett Boykin (Out-groin) & Davante Adams, TEs Anthony Quarless & Richard Rodgers

 

Chicago at Carolina (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Chicago 28, Carolina 23.

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Alshon Jeffery & Brandon Marshall (Probable-ankle), TE Martellus Bennett
    • Neutral: K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Sit: RB Ka’Deem Carey, WR Josh Morgan
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: RB Darrin Reaves, WR Jerricho Cotchery, K Graham Gano, DEF
    • Sit: RBs DeAngelo Williams (Out-ankle) & Jonathan Stewart (Out-knee), WR Jason Avant

 

Buffalo at Detroit – Sherpa says:  Detroit 30, Buffalo 14.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs C.J. Spiller & Fred Jackson
    • Neutral: WR Sammy Watkins (Probable-ribs), TE Scott Chandler
    • Sit: QBs Kyle Orton & E.J. Manuel, WRs Robert Woods & Mike Williams, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WR Golden Tate, K Alex Henery, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Eric Ebron
    • Sit: RB Joique Bell (Out-concussion), WR Jeremy Ross

 

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

  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster (Probable-hamstring), WR DeAndre Hopkins
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Alfred Blue, WR Andre Johnson (Questionable-ankle), TE Garrett Graham, K Randy Bullock
    • Sit: DEF
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant (Probable-shoulder) & Terrance Williams, K Dan Bailey
    • Neutral: TE Jason Witten, DEF
    • Sit: N/A

 

Baltimore at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 34, Baltimore 31.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Steve Smith Sr., Torrey Smith, K Justin Tucker
    • Neutral: RBs Bernard Pierce (Probable-ankle), Justin Forsett & Lorenzo Taliaferro; TE Owen Daniels
    • Sit: DEF
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WRs Reggie Wayne & T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: RBs Trent Richardson & Ahmad Bradshaw, WR Hakeem Nicks, TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener
    • Sit: WR Donte Moncrief, DEF

 

St. Louis at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  St. Louis 27, Philadelphia 24.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: QB Austin Davis, WR Brian Quick, TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: RB Zac Stacy, K Greg Zuerlein, DEF
    • Sit: QB Shaun Hill (Probable-thigh), RB Bennie Cunningham, WRs Kenny Britt & Tavon Austin (Questionable-knee)
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin (Probable-hamstring)
    • Neutral: QB Nick Foles, RB Darren Sproles, WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews, TE Zach Ertz, K Cody Parkey, DEF
    • Sit: TE Brent Celek

 

 Cleveland at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 27, Tennessee 24.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: RB Ben Tate (Probable-knee), TE Jordan Cameron (Probable-shoulder)
    • Neutral: QB Brian Hoyer, RBs Terrance West & Isaiah Crowell, WRs Andrew Hawkins & Miles Austin, K Billy Cundiff, DEF
    • Sit: N/A
  • Tennessee
    • Start: WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker (Probable-shoulder)
    • Neutral: QB Jake Locker (Probable-wrist), RBs Bishop Sankey & Shonn Greene, WR Nate Washington & Justin Hunter, K Ryan Succop, DEF
    • Sit: QB Charlie Whitehurst

 

Pittsburgh at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 31, Jacksonville 17.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, K Shaun Suisham, DEF
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Markus Wheaton (Probable-groin), TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: WR Lance Moore
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WRs Allen Robinson & Allen Hurns
    • Neutral: QB Blake Bortles, WR Ace Sanders
    • Sit: RBs Toby Gerhart & Denard Robinson, WRs Cecil Shorts (Out-hamstring) & Marqise Lee (Out-hamstring), K Josh Scobee, DEF

 

Tampa Bay at New Orleans – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 37, Tampa Bay 24.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: QB Mike Glennon, WR Vincent Jackson
    • Neutral: RB Doug Martin, WR Louis Murphy, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Questionable-ankle), K Patrick Murray
    • Sit: QB Josh McCown (Out-thumb), RB Bobby Rainey, WR Mike Evans (Out-groin), TE Brandon Myers, DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham, K Shayne Graham
    • Neutral: RBs Khiry Robinson & Pierre Thomas, WRs Kenny Stills & Brandin Cooks, DEF
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram (Out-hand), TE Josh Hill

 

Atlanta at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  New York 34, Atlanta 31.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones (Probable-ankle) & Roddy White, K Matt Bryant
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, WR Devin Hester
    • Sit: RBs Antone Smith, Jacquizz Rodgers, & Devonta Freeman; WR Harry Douglas (Out-foot), TE Levine Toilolo, DEF
  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WR Victor Cruz, TE Larry Donnell, K Josh Brown
    • Neutral: RB Rashad Jennings, WRs Rueben Randle & Odell Beckham (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: RB Andre Williams, TE Daniel Fells, DEF

 

Arizona at Denver (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Arizona 24, Denver 23.

  • Arizona
    • Start: WRs Michael Floyd & Larry Fitzpatrick
    • Neutral: QB Drew Stanton, RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot), WR John Brown, TE John Carlson, K Chandler Catanzaro, DEF
    • Sit: QB Carson Palmer (Out-shoulder), RB Stepfan Taylor
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Montee Ball, WR Demaryius Thomas, TE Julius Thomas
    • Neutral: WRs Emmanuel Sanders & Wes Welker, K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: N/A

 

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

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RB Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WRs Eric Decker (Questionable-hamstring) & Jeremy Kerley, TEs Jeff Cumberland & Jace Amaro, K Nick Folk
    • Sit: WRs David Nelson (Questionable-ankle) & Greg Salas
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers
    • Neutral: WRs Keenan Allen, Malcom Floyd, & Eddie Royal; TEs Antonio Gates & Ladarius Green (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Donald Brown & Branden Oliver, K Nick Novak

 

Kansas City at San Francisco – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 24, Kansas City 17.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles (Probable-ankle), TE Travis Kelce
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, RB Knile Davis, WR Dwayne Bowe, DEF
    • Sit: WR Donnie Avery (Out-groin), TE Anthony Fasano, K Cairo Santos
  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore (Probable-back), WR Michael Crabtree (Probable-foot), TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-back), DEF
    • Neutral: RB Carlos Hyde, WR Anquan Boldin, WR Stevie Johnson, K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: N/A

 

Cincinnati at New England (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 28, New England 14.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: RB Giovani Bernard, WR A.J. Green (Probable-toe), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: RB Jeremy Hill, WR Marvin Jones (Doubtful-foot)
  • New England
    • Start: WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady, RBs Stevan Ridley & Shane Vereen, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Brandon LaFell, Aaron Dobson, & Danny Amendola, K Stephen Gostkowski

 

Seattle at Washington (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 24, Washington 21.

  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch, WR Percy Harvin, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WR Doug Baldwin, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: WRs Ricardo Lockette & Jermaine Kearse, TEs Zach Miller (Out-ankle) & Luke Wilson
  • Washington
    • Start: RB Roy Helu, WRs Pierre Garcon & DeSean Jackson (Probable-shoulder)
    • Neutral: QB Kirk Cousins, RB Alfred Morris, WR Andre Roberts, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Jordan Reed (Questionable-hamstring) & Niles Paul (Questionable-concussion), K Kai Forbath 

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 4 Player Recommendations (Thu 9/25/14)

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

6 Teams with Week 4 Byes:  Arizona, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Seattle, St. Louis

 

New York Giants at Washington (Thursday) – Sherpa says:  Washington 37, New York 20.

  • New York
    • Start: WR Victor Cruz, TE Larry Donnell
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Rashad Jennings, WR Rueben Randle
    • Sit: WR Odell Beckham (Out-hamstring), K Josh Brown, DEF
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Kirk Cousins, RB Alfred Morris (Probable-knee), WR Pierre Garcon, TE Niles Paul, K Kai Forbath (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Neutral: WRs DeSean Jackson (Questionable-shoulder) & Andre Roberts
    • Sit: RB Roy Helu, TE Jordan Reed (Out-hamstring)

 

Green Bay at Chicago (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Chicago 28, Green Bay 27.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
    • Neutral: RB Eddie Lacy, TE Andrew Quarless, K Mason Crosby, DEF
    • Sit: RB John Starks, WRs Davante Adams & Jarrett Boykin (Out-knee), TE Richard Rodgers
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett
    • Neutral: K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Santonio Holmes & Josh Morgan

 

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

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WRs Calvin Johnson (Questionable-ankle) & Golden Tate, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Reggie Bush & Joique Bell (Probable-knee), TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Eric Ebron, K Alex Henery
    • Sit: N/A
  • New York
    • Start: WR Jeremy Kerley
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RBs Chris Ivory & Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WR Eric Decker (Questionable-hamstring), TEs Jeff Cumberland & Jace Amaro, DEF
    • Sit: WR David Nelson, K Nick Folk

 

Carolina at Baltimore – Sherpa says:  Baltimore 30, Carolina 23.

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: WRs Jason Avant & Jerricho Cotchery (Probable-thigh), K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RBs Darrin Reaves, DeAngelo Williams (Probable-thigh), Jonathan Stewart (Out-knee), & Mike Tolbert (Out-knee), DEF
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WR Steve Smith, K Justin Tucker
    • Neutral: RBs Bernard Pierce (Probable-thigh) & Lorenzo Taliaferro, WR Torrey Smith, TE Owen Daniel, DEF
    • Sit: TE Dennis Pitta (IR-hip)

 

Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 41, Tampa Bay 17.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Bobby Rainey
    • Neutral: WR Vincent Jackson (Probable-wrist)
    • Sit: QBs Mike Glennon and Josh McCown (Out-thumb), RB Doug Martin (Probable-knee), WR Mike Evans, TEs Brandon Myers & Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Probable-thigh), K Patrick Murray, DEF
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham, DEF
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Markus Wheaton
    • Sit: WR Lance Moore

 

Tennessee at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 34, Tennessee 27.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: WRs Kendall Wright & Justin Hunter
    • Neutral: QB Charlie Whitehurst, RBs Shonn Greene & Bishop Sankey, WR Nate Washington, TE Delanie Walker, K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: QB Jake Locker (Out-wrist), RB Dexter McCluster, DEF
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WR Reggie Wayne, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: RBs Trent Richardson & Ahmad Bradshaw, WRs T.Y. Hilton (Probable-ankle), Hakeem Nicks, Donte Moncrief; TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener, DEF
    • Sit: N/A

 

 Miami at Oakland (in London) – Sherpa says:  Miami 24, Oakland 3.

  • Miami
    • Start: RB Lamar Miller
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, WR Mike Wallace (Probable-hamstring), TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee), K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Knowshon Moreno, Damien Williams, & Daniel Thomas, WRs Brian Hartline, Brandon Gibson (Probable-groin), & Jarvis Landry
  • Oakland
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: WR James Jones, TE Mychal Rivera, DEF
    • Sit: QB Derek Carr, RBs Maurice Jones-Drew (Probable-hand) & Darren McFadden, WRs Rod Streater (Out-foot) & Andre Holmes, K Sebastian Janikowski

 

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

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs C.J. Spiller (Probable-chest) & Fred Jackson, WR Sammy Watkins (Probable-ribs)
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel (Probable-chest), TE Scott Chandler, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Mike Williams & Robert Woods (Probable-ankle)
  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster, WR DeAndre Hopkins
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Alfred Blue, WR Andre Johnson (Probable-ankle), TE Garrett Graham, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jonathan Grimes

 

Jacksonville at San Diego (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  San Diego 27, Jacksonville 17.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WR Cecil Shorts
    • Neutral: QB Blake Bortles, WRs Allen Robinson & Allen Hurns (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Sit: RB Toby Gerhart (Probable-ankle), WR Marqise Lee (Out-ankle), TEs Clay Harbor (Probable-calf) & Mickey Shuler, K Josh Scobee
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers, WRs Keenan Allen (Probable-groin), Malcom Floyd, & Eddie Royal; DEF
    • Neutral: RB Donald Brown, TEs Antonio Gates (Probable-hamstring) & Ladarius Green (Questionable-hamstring), K Nick Novak
    • Sit: RBs Danny Woodhead (Out-ankle) & Branden Oliver

 

Atlanta at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  Atlanta 31, Minnesota 24.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Julio Jones, K Matt Bryant
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, WRs Roddy White (Probable-hamstring) & Harry Douglas (Questionable-foot), TE Levine Toilolo, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Antone Smith (Probable-hamstring) & Jacquizz Rodgers, WR Devin Hester (Probable-ankle)
  • Minnesota
    • Start: QB Teddy Bridgewater, WRs Greg Jennings & Cordarrelle Patterson
    • Neutral: RB Matt Asiata, WR Jarius Wright, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: RB Jerick McKinnon, TEs Kyle Rudolph (Out-hernia) & Rhett Ellison, DEF

 

Philadelphia at San Francisco – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 31, San Francisco 28.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin, K Cody Parkey
    • Neutral: RB Darren Sproles, WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews (Probable-oblique), TE Zach Ertz, DEF
    • Sit: TE Brent Celek
  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RBs Frank Gore & Carlos Hyde, WRs Michael Crabtree (Probable-quad) & Anquan Boldin
    • Neutral: WR Steve Johnson, TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-ankle), K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: TEs Vance McDonald (Questionable-knee) & Derek Carrier, DEF

 

New Orleans at Dallas (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 34, Dallas 31.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WRs Marques Colsten & Brandin Cooks, TE Jimmy Graham, K Shayne Graham
    • Neutral: RBs Khiry Robinson & Pierre Thomas, WR Kenny Stills
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram, DEF
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant (Probable-shoulder) & Terrance Williams, TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey
    • Neutral:  N/A
    • Sit: DEF

 

New England at Kansas City (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  New England 21, Kansas City 17.

  • New England
    • Start: RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady, RB Shane Vereen
    • Sit: WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson, Danny Amendola, & Brandon LaFell, K Stephen Gostkowski
  • Kansas City
    • Start: TE Travis Kelce, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Jamaal Charles (Probable-ankle) & Knile Davis
    • Sit: QB Alex Smith, WRs Dwayne Bowe & Donnie Avery, K Cairo Santos

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 3 Player Recommendations (Thu 9/18/14)

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Tampa Bay at Atlanta (Thursday) – Sherpa says:  Atlanta 27, Tampa Bay 17.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Bobby Rainey, WRs Vincent Jackson & Mike Evans
    • Neutral: QB Josh McCown, TE Brandon Myers, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Doug Martin (Questionable-knee) & Mike James, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Out-ankle), K Patrick Murray
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, WRs Roddy White (Questionable-hamstring) & Harry Douglas, TE Levine Toilolo, K Matt Bryant
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers

 

San Diego at Buffalo (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  San Diego 27, Buffalo 17.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Danny Woodhead & Donald Brown, WR Eddie Royal, TE Antonio Gates, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: RB Ryan Mathews (Out-knee), TE Ladarius Green
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB C.J. Spiller, WR Sammy Watkins
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, RB Fred Jackson, WRs Mike Williams & Robert Woods, DEF
    • SitTE Scott Chandler, K Dan Carpenter

 

Washington at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 34, Washington 21.

  • Washington
    • Start: RB Alfred Morris, WR Pierre Garcon
    • Neutral: QB Kirk Cousins, WR DeSean Jackson, TE Niles Paul
    • Sit: QB Robert Griffin III (Out-ankle), RBs Roy Helu, Darrel Young, & Silas Redd, WR Ryan Grant, TE Jordan Reed (Out-hamstring), K Kai Forbath, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin, TE Zach Ertz, K Cody Parkey, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Darren Sproles, WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews
    • Sit: N/A

 

Tennessee at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 24, Tennessee 21.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Shonn Greene, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker
    • Neutral: QB Jake Locker, WRs Justin Hunter & Nate Washington, DEF
    • Sit: WR Devin Hester, RBs Dexter McCluster & Bishop Sankey, K Ryan Succop
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RB Giovani Bernard, WR A.J. Green, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Jeremy Hill, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham, K Shayne Graham
    • Sit: N/A

 

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

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant & Terrance Williams, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: RB Lance Dunbar, WR Cole Beasley, DEF
  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy, WR Brian Quick, TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: QB Austin Davis (if he starts), DEF
    • Sit: QB Shaun King (if he starts) (Questionable-thigh), RB Bennie Cunningham, WRs Kenny Britt, Tavon Austin (Questionable-knee), & Austin Pettis; TE Lance Kendricks, K Greg Zuerlein

 

Houston at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Houston 27, New York 17.

  • Houston
    • Start: WRs Andre Johnson & DeAndre Hopkins, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Alfred Blue, TE Garrett Graham, K Randy Bullock
    • Sit: RBs Arian Foster (Out-hamstring) & Jonathan Grimes
  • New York
    • Start: WR Victor Cruz, TE Larry Donnell
    • Neutral: RB Rashad Jennings, WR Rueben Randle, DEF
    • Sit: QB Eli Manning, RB Andre Williams, WR Odell Beckham (Out-hamstring), K Josh Brown

 

 Baltimore at Cleveland – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 24, Baltimore 20.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Steve Smith & Torrey Smith, TE Dennis Pitta
    • Neutral: RB Justin Forsett, DEF
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce (Out-thigh) & Lorenzo Taliferro, TE Owen Daniels, K Justin Tucker
  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Brian Hoyer, WR Andrew Hawkins, TE Jordan Cameron, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Terrance West & Isaiah Crowell, WR Miles Austin, K Billy Cundiff
    • Sit: RB Ben Tate (Out-knee), TE Gary Barnidge

 

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

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: WR Davante Adams
    • Sit: WR Jarrett Boykin, TEs Andrew Quarless & Richard Rodgers, DEF
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Joique Bell, WRs Calvin Johnson & Golden Tate
    • Neutral: RB Reggie Bush, TE Eric Ebron, K Nate Freese
    • Sit: TE Brandon Pettigrew, DEF

 

Indianapolis at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 30, Jacksonville 17.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WR Reggie Wayne
    • Neutral: RBs Ahmad Bradshaw & Trent Richardson, WR T.Y. Hilton, TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener
    • Sit: WR Hakeem Nicks
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WR Cecil Shorts
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne
    • Sit: RBs Toby Gerhart & Denard Robinson, WRs Marqise Lee, Allen Hurns, Allen Robinson, & Ace Sanders (Out-suspended), TEs Marcedes Lewis (IR-ankle) & Clay Harbor, K Josh Scobee, DEF

 

Oakland at New England – Sherpa says:  New England 34, Oakland 7.

  • Oakland
    • Start: WR James Jones, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: QB Derek Carr, RB Darren McFadden, WRs Andre Holmes & Rod Streater
    • Sit: RBs Maurice Jones-Drew (Out-hand) & Latavius Murray, WR Denarius Moore, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski, K Stephen Gostkowski, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Shane Vereen
    • Sit: WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Danny Amendola, & Aaron Dobson

 

Minnesota at New Orleans – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 31, Minnesota 10.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: WR Cordarrelle Patterson
    • Neutral: QB Matt Cassel, RB Matt Asiata, WR Greg Jennings, TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Sit: RBs Adrian Peterson (Out-legal problems) & Jerick McKinnon, WR Jarius Wright, K Blair Walsh, DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WRs Marques Colston, Kenny Stills, & Brandin Cooks, TE Jimmy Graham, K Shayne Graham, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Pierre Thomas & Khiry Robinson
    • Sit: RBs Mark Ingram (Out-hand) & Travaris Cadet

 

San Francisco at Arizona (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 24, Arizona 21.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore, WRs Michael Crabtree & Anquan Boldin, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick (Probable-back), RB Carlos Hyde (Probable-calf), K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: TEs Vernon Davis (Questionable-ankle), Vance McDonald (Questionable-knee), & Derek Carrier
  • Arizona
    • Start: WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Michael Floyd, TE John Carlson
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer (Questionable-shoulder) (if he starts), RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot), WR John Brown, DEF
    • Sit: QB Drew Stanton (if he starts), RBs Jonathan Dwyer (Out-legal problems), K Chandler Catanzaro

 

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

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Montee Ball, WRs Demaryius Thomas & Emmanuel Sanders, TE Julian Thomas
    • Neutral: K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: WR Wes Welker
  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-back), WR Percy Harvin
    • Neutral: RB Robert Turbin, WR Doug Baldwin, TE Zach Miller, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Sit: WR Jermaine Kearse

 

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

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Knile Davis
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WRs Dwayne Bowe (Probable-quad) & Chris Avery, TEs Travis Kelce & Anthony Fasano, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jamaal Charles (Questionable-ankle), K Cairo Santos
  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WR Mike Wallace, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Lamar Miller & Damien Williams, WRs Brian Hartline & Jarvis Landry, TE Charles Clay (Questionable-knee), K Caleb Sturgis
    • Sit: RB Knowshon Moreno (Out-elbow)

 

Pittsburgh at Carolina (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Carolina 27, Pittsburgh 17.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, TE Heath Miller
    • Neutral: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WR Markus Wheaton, DEF
    • Sit: WR Lance Moore (Probable-groin), K Shaun Suisham
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin (Probable-knee), TE Greg Olsen (Probable-calf), DEF
    • Neutral:  RBs DeAngelo Williams (Questionable-thigh) & Mike Tolbert (Probable-chest), WR Jason Avant (Questionable-thigh), K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RB Jonathan Stewart

 

Chicago at New York Jets (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Chicago 24, New York 21.

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall  (Questionable-ankle) & Alshon Jeffery (Questionable-hamstring), TE Martellus Bennett, DEF
    • Neutral: K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: WR Santonio Holmes
  • New York Jets
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, WR Jeremy Kerley
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RB Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WR Erick Decker (Questionable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: WR David Nelson, TEs Jeff Cumberland & Jace Amaro, K Nick Folk

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 2 Player Recommendations (Thu 9/11/14)

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Pittsburgh at Baltimore (Thursday) – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 30, Baltimore 27.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham
    • Neutral: WR Markus Wheaton, DEF
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount & Dri Archer (Out-ankle), WR Lance Moore (Out-groin)
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Torrey Smith & Steve Smith, TE Dennis Pitta
    • Neutral: RBs Justin Forsett & Bernard Pierce, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: RB Lorenzo Taliaferro, WR Marlon Brown, TE Owen Daniel, DEF

 

Miami at Buffalo (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Miami 27, Buffalo 20.

  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, RB Knowshon Moreno (Probable-shoulder), WR Mike Wallace (Probable-hamstring), TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: RB Lamar Miller, WR Brian Hartline, K Caleb Sturgis
    • Sit: WRs Brandon Gibson & Jarvis Landry
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB C.J. Spiller
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, RB Fred Jackson, WRs Sammy Watkins (Probable-ribs), Mike Williams, & Robert Woods; TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Sit: K Dan Carpenter

 

New England at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  New England 30, Minnesota 24.

  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, RB Shane Vereen, WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski (Probable-knee), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Neutral: WR Kenbrell Thompkins, DEF
    • Sit: RB Stevan Ridley, WR Danny Amendola, TE Tim Wright
  • Minnesota
    • Start: WR Cordarrelle Patterson, TE Kyle Rudolph
    • Neutral: QB Matt Cassel, RB Matt Asiata, WR Greg Jennings, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: RBs Adrian Peterson (Out-deactivated) & Jerick McKinnon, WR Jarius Wright, DEF

 

Atlanta at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 27, Atlanta 24.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Julio Jones,
    • Neutral: RBs Steven Jackson & Jacquizz Rodgers, WRs Roddy White & Harry Douglas, TE Levine Toilolo, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Sit: WR Devin Hester
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RB Giovani Bernard, WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham, DEF, K Shayne Graham
    • Sit: RB Jeremy Hill, WR Marvin Jones (Out-foot), TE Tyler Eifert (Out-elbow)

 

Dallas at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 24, Dallas 21.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: WR Terrance Williams (Probable-back), K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Sit: RB Lance Dunbar, WR Cole Beasley
  • Tennessee
    • Start: WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Jake Locker, RB Shonn Greene, WRs Nate Washington & Justin Hunter (Probable-knee), K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: RB Bishop Sankey

 

Jacksonville at Washington – Sherpa says:  Washington 24, Jacksonville 17.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: TE Marcedes Lewis (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, WRs Allen Hurns & Marqise Lee (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Toby Gerhart (Probable-ankle) & Denard Robinson, WRs Ace Sanders, Cecil Shorts (Doubtful-hamstring), & Allen Robinson, K Josh Scobee
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, WRs Pierre Garcon & DeSean Jackson, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Roy Helu, WR Andre Roberts, K Kai Forbath (Questionable-groin)
    • Sit: TEs Jordan Reed (Out-hamstring), Niles Paul, & Logan Paulsen;

 

 Arizona at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Arizona 27, New York 17.

  • Arizona
    • Start: WR Michael Floyd, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer (Questionable-shoulder), RB Andre Ellington (Questionable-foot), WRs Larry Fitzgerald & John Brown, TE John Carlson, K Jay Feely
    • Sit: RB Jonathan Dwyer
  • New York
    • Start: WR Victor Cruz, TE Larry Donnell
    • Neutral: RB Rashad Jennings, DEF
    • Sit: QB Eli Manning, RB Andre Williams, WRs Rueben Randle & Odell Beckham (Out-hamstring), K Josh Brown

 

New Orleans at Cleveland – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 30, Cleveland 21.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WRs Marques Colston & Brandin Cooks, TE Jimmy Graham, K Shayne Graham, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas, & Khiry Robinson
    • Sit: WR Kenny Stills (Probable-quad)
  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Andrew Hawkins
    • Neutral: QB Brian Hoyer, RBs Terrance West & Isaiah Crowell, WR Miles Austin
    • Sit: QB Johnny Manziel, RB Ben Tate (Out-knee), WR Travis Benjamin, TEs Jordan Cameron (Questionable-shoulder) & Gary Barnidge, DEF, K Billy Cundiff

 

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

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WR Calvin Johnson
    • Neutral: RBs Reggie Bush (Probable-knee) & Joique Bell, WR Golden Tate, TEs Brandon Pettigrew (Probable-foot) & Eric Ebron, K Nate Freese , DEF
    • Sit: RB Bishop Sankey
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton (Probable-ribs), WR Kelvin Benjamin, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: RBs DeAngelo Williams (Questionable-thigh) & Mike Tolbert, WR Jerricho Cotchery, K Graham Gano, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jonathan Stewart, WR Jason Avant, TE Ed Dickson

 

Seattle at San Diego (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 28, San Diego 17.

  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, WR Percy Harvin, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Doug Baldwin, TE Zach Miller, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: RBs Robert Turbin & Christine Michael (Out-hamstring), WRs Jermaine Kearse, Ricardo Lockette, & Paul Richardson
  • San Diego
    • Start: RB Ryan Mathews, WR Keenan Allen (Probable-ribs)
    • Neutral: QB Phillip Rivers, RB Danny Woodhead, TEs Antonio Gates (Probable-hamstring) & Ladarius Green, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Malcom Floyd & Eddie Royal, K Nick Novak

 

St. Louis at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  Tampa Bay 24, St Louis 13.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: RB Zac Stacy, WRs Brian Quick & Tavon Austin, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Shaun Hill (Questionable-thigh) & Austin Davis (whoever starts), RB Bennie Cunningham, WR Kenny Britt, TE Lance Kendricks, K Greg Zuerlein
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: QB Josh McCown, WR Vincent Jackson, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Doug Martin (Questionable-knee) & Bobby Rainey, WR Mike Evans, TE Brandon Myers, K Patrick Murray
    • Sit: RB Mike James, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Out-ankle)

 

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

  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster (Probable-ribs), WRs Andre Johnson (Probable-ankle) & DeAndre Hopkins
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, TE Garrett Graham (Probable-back), K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Sit: TE C.J. Fiedorowicz (Out-foot)
  • Oakland
    • Start: QB Derek Carr, WR James Jones, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones-Drew (Questionable-hand), WR Rod Streater, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Darren McFadden, Latavius Murray, & Marcel Reece

 

Kansas City at Denver – Sherpa says:  Denver 41, Kansas City 10.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles
    • Neutral: WRs Dwayne Bowe (Probable-quad) & Donnie Avery, TEs Anthony Fasano & Travis Kelce
    • Sit: QB Alex Smith, WR Frankie Hammond (Probable-shoulder), K Cairo Santos, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Montee Ball, WR Demaryius Thomas, TE Julius Thomas, K Brandon McManus, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Emmanuel Sanders
    • Sit: RBs Ronnie Hillman & C.J. Anderson, WRs Wes Welker, Andre Caldwell, & Cody Latimer

 

New York Jets at Green Bay – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 31, New York 17.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, WR Eric Decker
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RB Chris Ivory, WR Jeremy Kerley, TE Jeff Cumberland
    • Sit: WR David Nelson, TE Jace Amaro, K Nick Folk, DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
    • Neutral: RB James Starks, WR Jarrett Boykin, TE Andrew Quarless
    • Sit: RBs Eddie Lacy (Probable-concussion) & John Kuhn, WR Davante Adams, TE Richard Rodgers

 

Chicago at San Francisco (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 31, Chicago 21.

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, TE Martellus Bennett
    • Neutral: WRs Brandon Marshall (Questionable-ankle) Alshon Jeffery (Questionable-hamstring)
    • Sit: K Robbie Gould, DEF
  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, WR Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis, K Phil Dawson, DEF
    • Neutral:  RBs Frank Gore & Carlos Hyde, WRs Michael Crabtree & Steve Johnson
    • Sit: N/A

 

Philadelphia at Indianapolis (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 31, Philadelphia 28.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs Jeremy Maclin & Riley Cooper, TE Zach Ertz
    • Neutral: RB Darren Sproles, WR Jordan Matthews, K Cody Parkey
    • Sit: TE Brent Celek, DEF
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WRs Reggie Wayne & T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: RBs Trevor Richardson & Ahmad Bradshaw, WR Hakeem Nicks, TEs Coby Fleener & Dwayne Allen, DEF
    • Sit: WR Donte Moncrief

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 1 Player Recommendations (Thu 9/4/14)

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Green Bay at Seattle (Thursday) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 24, Green Bay 21.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
    • Neutral: WR Jarrett Boykin, TE Richard Rogers, DEF
    • Sit: RB John Starks, TE Anthony Quarless, K Mason Crosby
  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, WRs Percy Harvin & Doug Baldwin, DEF
    • Neutral: K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: TE Zach Miller

 

Buffalo at Chicago (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Chicago 34, Buffalo 17.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RB C.J. Spiller,
    • Neutral: WRs Mike Williams & Sammy Watkins (Probable-ribs), TE Scott Chandler
    • Sit: QB E.J. Manuel, RB Fred Jackson, WR Robert Woods, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Martellus Bennett
    • Sit: N/A

 

New Orleans at Atlanta – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 28, Atlanta 24.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham
    • Neutral: RBs Pierre Thomas & Mark Ingram, WR Brandin Cooks, K Shayne Graham, DEF
    • Sit: RB Khiry Robinson, WR Kenny Stills (Out-quad)
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Julio Jones
    • Neutral: RBs Steven Jackson & Jacquizz Rogers, WR Roddy White, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Sit: WR Harry Douglas, TE Levine Toilolo

 

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

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, WR Mohamed Sanu, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert (Probable-shoulder), K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jeremy Hill, WR Marvin Jones (Out)
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WR Torrey Smith, TE Dennis Pitta
    • Neutral: RB Bernard Pierce (Probable-concussion), WR Steve Smith, K Justin Tucker, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Ray Rice (suspended) & Lorenzo Taliaferro

 

Jacksonville at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 37, Jacksonville 20.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, RB Toby Gerhart, WR Marqise Lee, TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Sit: RBs Denard Robinson & Storm Johnson, WR Cecil Shorts (Out-hamstring), K Josh Scobee (Probable-quad), DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs Jeremy Maclin & Riley Cooper (Probable-ankle), TE Zach Ertz, K Cody Parkey, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Darren Sproles, WR Jordan Matthews, TE Brent Celek
    • Sit: N/A

 

Washington at Houston – Sherpa says:  Houston 21, Washington 20.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, WRs Pierre Garcon & DeSean Jackson, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Andre Roberts, TE Jordan Reed (Questionable-thumb)
    • Sit: RB Roy Helu, K Kai Forbath
  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster, WRs Andre Johnson & DeAndre Hopkins, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, TE Garrett Graham (Questionable-back)
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Grimes & Alfred Blue, TE C.J. Fiedorowicz, K Randy Bullock

 

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

  • Cleveland
    • Start: RB Ben Tate, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: WRs Miles Austin & Andrew Hawkins, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Brian Hoyer & Johnny Manziel, RB Terrance West, K Billy Cundiff
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ben Roethlisberger, TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount & Dri Archer, WRs Markus Wheaton & Lance Moore (Out-groin)

 

Minnesota at St. Louis – Sherpa says:  Minnesota 20, St. Louis 17.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson, WR Cordarrelle Patterson, TE Kyle Rudolph, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Matt Cassell, WR Greg Jennings
    • Sit: RB Jerick McKinnon, WRs Jarius Wright & Jerome Simpson (suspended), K Blair Walsh
  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Kenny Britt, Brian Quick, & Tavon Austin; TE Jared Cook
    • Sit: QBs Sam Bradford (IR-out for season) & Shaun King, RBs Benny Cunningham & Tre Mason, WR Stedman Bailey (suspended), TE Lance Kendricks

 

Tennessee at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 24, Kansas City 21.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Shonn Greene, WRs Kendall Wright & Nate Washington, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Jake Locker, WR Justin Hunter, K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: RB Bishop Sankey
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, TEs Anthony Fasano & Travis Kelce, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Knile Davis & De’Anthony Thomas (Doubtful-hamstring), WRs Dwayne Bowe (suspended) & Donnie Avery, K Cairo Santos

 

New England at Miami – Sherpa says:  New England 27, Miami 17.

  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady (Questionable-calf), WR Julian Edelman, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Stevan Ridley & Shane Vereen, WRs Aaron Dobson, Danny Amendola, & Kenbrell Thompkins, TE Rob Gronkowski (Questionable-knee), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs James White & Brandon Bolden, TE Tim Wright
  • Miami
    • Start: WR Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, RBs Lamar Miller & Knowshon Moreno, WR Brian Hartline, DEF
    • Sit: RB Damien Williams, K Caleb Sturgis

 

Oakland at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  New York Jets 27, Oakland 14.

  • Oakland
    • Start: WR James Jones, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Rod Streater, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Derek Carr & Matt Schaub (Probable-elbow), RBs Darren McFadden & Marcel Reece, WRs Andre Holmes & Denarius Moore, K Sebastian Janikowski (Probable-quad)
  • New York Jets
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, WR Eric Decker, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, WR Jeremy Kerley, K Nick Folk
    • Sit: RBs Bilal Powell & Chris Ivory, WR David Nelson, TEs Jeff Cumberland & Jace Amaro

 

San Francisco at Dallas (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Dallas 27, San Francisco 24.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore, WRs Michael Crabtree (Questionable-calf) & Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis
    • Neutral: K Phil Dawson, DEF
    • Sit: RB Carlos Hyde, WR Steve Johnson
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant & Terrance Williams (Questionable-back), TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Sit: N/A

 

Carolina at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  Tampa Bay 24, Carolina 21.

  • Carolina
    • Start: TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: QB Cam Newton (Questionable-ribs), RBs DeAngelo Williams & Mike Tolbert, WRs Kelvin Benjamin & Jerricho Cotchery, DEF
    • Sit: QB Derek Anderson (if he starts), RB Jonathan Stewart, WR Jason Avant, K Graham Gano
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Doug Martin, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Josh McCown, K Patrick Murray
    • Sit: RBs Bobby Rainey, Mike James, & Charles Sims (IR), TEs Austin Seferian-Jenkins & Brandon Myers

 

Indianapolis at Denver (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Denver 31, Indianapolis 24.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WR T.Y. Hilton
    • Neutral: RB Travis Richardson, WR Reggie Wayne, TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: RB Ahmad Bradshaw, WR Hakeem Nicks, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Montee Ball, WRs Demaryius Thomas & Emmanuel Sanders (Probable-thigh), TE Julius Thomas, K Brandon McManus
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: RB Ronnie Hillman, WRs Wes Welker (suspended), Cody Latimer, & Andre Caldwell, TEs Jacob Tamme & Virgil Green

 

New York Giants at Detroit (Monday night early) – Sherpa says:  New York 27, Detroit 24.

  • New York Giants
    • Start: RB Rashad Jennings, WR Victor Cruz
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, WR Rueben Randle
    • Sit: RB Andre Williams, WRs Odell Beckham (Out-hamstring) & Jerrel Jernigan
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WRs Calvin Johnson & Golden Tate
    • Neutral:  TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Eric Ebron, K Nate Freese, DEF
    • Sit: RB Joique Bell

 

San Diego at Arizona (Monday night late) – Sherpa says:  San Diego 28, Arizona 27.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers, RB Ryan Mathews, WR Keenan Allen (Probable-ribs)
    • Neutral: RB Danny Woodhead, TEs Antonio Gates (Questionable-hamstring) & Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Malcom Floyd & Eddie Royal
  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer, WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Michael Floyd
    • Neutral: RB Andre Ellington (Questionable-foot), K Jay Feely, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Dwyer & Stepfan Taylor, WRs John Brown & Jarod Brown; TE John Carlson

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 17 Player Recommendations (Thu 12/26/13)

Friday, December 27th, 2013

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

  • Carolina
    • Start: RB DeAngelo Williams, TE Greg Olsen, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Cam Newton (Probable-ankle), WRs Brandon LaFell, Domenik Hixon, & Ted Ginn Jr; K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RBs Mike Tolbert & Jonathan Stewart (Out-knee), WR Steve Smith (Out-knee)
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Roddy White & Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez (Questionable-toe)
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers (Questionable-concussion), WR Drew Davis, K Matt Bryant

 

Houston at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 24, Houston 21.

  • Houston
    • Start: WRs DeAndre Hopkins (Probable-ankle) & Andre Johnson (Probable-wrist)
    • Neutral: RBs Dennis Johnson (Questionable-hip) & Jonathan Grimes, WR Keshawn Martin, TE Ryan Griffin (Questionable-knee), DEF
    • Sit: QB Case Keenum (Probable-thumb) or QB Matt Schaub (whoever starts), TE Garrett Graham (IR-hamstring), K Randy Bullock
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Shonn Greene, WRs Nate Washington & Kendall Wright, K Rob Bironas
    • Sit: WR Justin Hunter

 

Cleveland at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 20, Pittsburgh 17.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Jason Campbell, RB Edwin Baker, TE Jordan Cameron (Questionable-concussion)
    • Sit: RB Willis McGahee (Probable-knee), WRs Mike Tyms, Josh Cooper, & Greg Little, TE Gary Barnidge, K Billy Cundiff
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: WRs Emmanuel Sanders (Questionable-knee) & Antonio Brown, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: WR Jerricho Cotchery, K Shaun Suisham

 

Washington at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Washington 24, New York 17.

  • Washington
    • Start: RB Alfred Morris, WR Pierre Garcon, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kirk Cousins, K Kai Forbath
    • Sit: WRs Aldrick Robinson, Santana Moss, & Josh Morgan; TE Logan Paulsen & Fred Davis
  • New York
    • Start: TE Brandon Myers
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Andre Brown (Questionable-concussion), WRs Jerrel Jernigan, Hakeem Nicks, & Rueben Randle, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Peyton Hillis (Questionable-concussion) & Brandon Jacobs, WR Victor Cruz (Doubtful-knee), K Josh Brown

 

Baltimore at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 24, Baltimore 14.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: WR Torrey Smith (Questionable-thigh)
    • Neutral: RB Ray Rice (Questionable-thigh), TEs Ed Dickson & Dennis Pitta, DEF
    • Sit: QB Joe Flacco, RB Bernard Pierce, WRs Marlon Brown, Jacoby Jones, & Tandon Doss; K Justin Tucker
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Giovani Bernard & BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WRs Marvin Jones & Mohamed Sanu, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: TEs Jermaine Gresham (Questionable-hamstring) & Tyler Eifert (Questionable-neck)

 

Jacksonville at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Indianapolis 28, Jacksonville 14.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: WRs Mike Brown (Probable-wrist) & Ace Sanders (Probable-finger), TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, RB Maurice Jones-Drew (Questionable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: RB Jordan Todman, WR Kerry Taylor, Josh Scobee
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, TE Coby Fleener, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Donald Brown, WRs Da’Rick Rogers, T.Y. Hilton, & Griff Whalen, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: RB Trent Richardson

 

New York Jets at Miami – Sherpa says:  Miami 23, New York 20.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory (Probable-quad)
    • Neutral: RB Bilal Powell, DEF
    • Sit: QB Geno Smith, WRs Santonio Holmes (Questionable-hamstring/foot), David Nelson, & Jeremy Kerley (Probable-elbow); TE Kellen Winslow, K Nick Folk
  • Miami
    • Start: WRs Brian Hartline (Questionable-knee) & Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill (Probable-knee), K Caleb Sturgis
    • Sit: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas (Questionable-ankle), WR Rishard Matthews

 

Detroit at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  Detroit 31, Minnesota 24.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson (Questionable-knee), K David Akers
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell (Questionable-knee), WRs Nate Burleson & Kris Durham,TE Jermaine Gresham (Questionable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: TE Tyler Eifert (Doubtful-neck)
  • Minnesota
    • Start: QB Matt Cassel, WR Cordarrelle Patterson (Questionable-chest)
    • Neutral: RB Adrian Peterson (Questionable-groin/foot), WRs Greg Jennings & Jerome Simpson, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: RBs Adrian Peterson (Doubtful-groin/foot), Toby Gerhart (Questionable-hamstring), & Matt Asiata (Questionable-ankle); WR Jarius Wright, TE Rhett Ellison, DEF

 

Green Bay at Chicago (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:   Chicago 34, Green Bay 28.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers (Probable-collarbone), RB Eddie Lacy (Probable-ankle), WRs James Jones, Jarrett Boykin, & Jordy Nelson
    • Neutral: RB John Starks, K Mason Crosby
    • Sit: TE Anthony Quarless (Questionable-ankle), DEF
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould
    • Neutral: WR Earl Bennett
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, DEF

 

Buffalo at New England – Sherpa says:  New England 34, Buffalo 20.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs Fred Jackson (Probable-ribs) & C.J. Spiller, TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: WRs Robert Woods & T.J. Graham
    • Sit: QBs E.J. Manuel (Out-knee) & Thad Lewis (Probable-shoulder), WR Steve Johnson (Out-personal), K Dan Carpenter, DEF
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, WRs Danny Amendola (Probable-groin) & Julian Edelman, K Stephen Gostkowski, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Stevan Ridley
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount, Shane Vereen (Questionable-groin), & Brandon Bolden, TE Michael Hoomanawanui (Probable-knee)

 

Tampa Bay at New Orleans – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 24, Tampa Bay 7.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Bobby Gainey, WR Vincent Jackson, TE Tim Wright
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: QB Mike Glennon, WRs Tiquan Underwood & Chris Owusu, K Rian Lindell
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees (Probable-knee), WR Marques Colston (Probable-back), TE Jimmy Graham, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Lance Moore & Kenny Stills, K Shayne Graham
    • Sit: RBs Darren Sproles, Mark Ingram, & Pierre Thomas (Probable-eye)

 

Denver at Oakland – Sherpa says:  Denver 31, Oakland 24.

  • Denver
    • Start: K Matt Prater
    • Neutral: QB Peyton Manning, RBs Montee Ball & Knowshon Moreno, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, & Andre Caldwell; TE Julius Thomas, DEF
    • Sit: QB Brock Osweiler, WR Wes Welker (Out-concussion)
  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Rashad Jennings, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: QB Terrelle Pryor, WR Andre Holmes, K Sebastian Janikowski
    • Sit: QB Matt McGloin, RBs Darren McFadden & Marcel Reece, WR Denarius Moore (Probable-shoulder), DEF

 

San Francisco at Arizona – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 20, Arizona 17.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, WRs Anquan Boldin & Michael Crabtree (Probable-wrist/ankle), TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Frank Gore (Probable-knee)
    • Sit: WR Mario Manningham, K Phil Dawson
  • Arizona
    • Start: DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer, RBs Andre Ellington & Rashard Mendenhall, WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Michael Floyd
    • Sit: WR Andre Roberts, TEs Jake Ballard, Jim Dray, & Rob Housler; K Jay Feely

 

Kansas City at San Diego – Sherpa says:  San Diego 37, Kansas City 14.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: RB Knile Davis, WRs Donnie Avery & Dexter McCluster
    • Sit: QBs Alex Smith & Chase Daniels, RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe (Out-concussion), TEs Anthony Fasano & Sean McGrath, K Ryan Succop (Probable-groin), DEF
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WRs Keenan Allen & Vincent Brown, TE Antonio Gates, DEF, K Nick Novak
    • Neutral: RB Ryan Mathews (Questionable-ankle), WR Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe)
    • Sit: N/A

 

St. Louis at Seattle – Sherpa says:  Seattle 24, St. Louis 14.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy
    • Neutral: TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Sit: QB Kellen Clemens, WRs Brian Quick, Tavon Austin (Questionable-ankle), Stedman Bailey, & Austin Pettis; TEs Corey Harkey & Lance Kendricks, K Greg Zuerlein
  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Golden Tate & Doug Baldwin, TE Zach Miller, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: WRs Jermaine Kearse (Questionable-ankle) & Percy Harvin (Doubtful-hip)

  

Philadelphia at Dallas (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 44, Dallas 27.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jackson & Riley Cooper, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, TEs Brent Celek & Zach Ertz, DEF
    • Sit: RB Bryce Brown
  • Dallas
    • Start: RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: QB Kyle Orton, WRs Miles Austin & Terrence Williams, K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: QB Tony Romo (IR-back), DEF

 

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

The Sherpa

 

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Week 16 Player Recommendations (Sat 12/21/13)

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Miami at Buffalo (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Miami 21, Buffalo 20.

  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay DEF
    • Neutral: WR Rishard Matthews
    • Sit: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas (Questionable-ankle), K Caleb Sturgis
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs Fred Jackson (Probable-ribs) & C.J. Spiller, TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Robert Woods
    • Sit: QBs E.J. Manuel (Out-knee) & Thaddeus Lewis, WR Steve Johnson (Out-personal), K Dan Carpenter

 

New Orleans at Carolina – Sherpa says:  Carolina 20, New Orleans 17.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Darren Sproles & Pierre Thomas, WRs Lance Moore & Kenny Stills
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram, K Shayne Graham
  • Carolina
    • Start: RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Steve Smith (Probable-finger), TE Greg Olsen (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Cam Newton, WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn Jr
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart (Out-knee) & Mike Tolbert, K Graham Gano

 

Minnesota at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 31, Minnesota 24.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson (Questionable-groin), WR Cordarelle Patterson
    • Neutral: QB Matt Cassel, WRs Jerome Simpson & Greg Jennings, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: RBs Toby Gerhart (Probable-hamstring) & Matt Asiata (Questionable-ankle), WR Jarius WRight, TEs John Carlson (IR-concussion) & Chase Ford, DEF
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green, K Mike Nugent
    • Neutral: RB Giovani Bernard, WRs Marvin Jones & Mohamed Sanu, TE Tyler Eifert, DEF
    • Sit: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, TE Jermaine Gresham (Probable-abdomen)

 

Denver at Houston – Sherpa says:  Denver 34, Houston 21.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning (Probable-ankle), WRs Demaryius Thomas (Probable-shoulder) & Eric Decker, TE Julius Thomas (Probable-knee), K Matt Prater, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Montee Ball & Knowshon Moreno, WR Andre Caldwell
    • Sit: WR Wes Welker (Out-concussion), TE Jacob Tamme
  • Houston
    • Start: QB Matt Schaub, RB Ben Tate, WRs DeAndre Hopkins (Probable-ankle) & Andre Johnson (Probable-wrist), TE Ryan Griffin
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: QB Case Keenum (Out-thumb), TE Garrett Graham (Questionable-hamstring), K Randy Bullock, DEF

 

Tennessee at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 27, Jacksonville 3.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Chris Johnson (Probable-knee), WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Justin Hunter & Nate Washington, K Rob Bironas
    • Sit: RB Shonn Greene, WR Kenny Britt
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: TE Marcedes Lewis (Probable-thigh), DEF
    • Sit: QB Chad Henne, RBs Maurice Jones-Drew (Questionable-hamstring) & Jordan Todman, WRs Mike Brown & Ace Sanders, TE Clay Harbor, K Josh Scobee

 

Indianapolis at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Kansas City 30, Indianapolis 27.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WR T.Y. Hilton (Questionable-shoulder), TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: RBs Trent Richardson & Donald Brown (Probable-neck), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Sit: WRs LaVon Brazill (Probable-foot), Griff Whalen, & Da’Rick Rogers, DEF
  • Kansas City
    • Start: QB Alex Smith, RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe, K Ryan Sucop
    • Neutral: WR Donnie Avery, DEF
    • Sit: RB Knile Davis, WR Dexter McCluster (Probable-ankle), TEs Anthony Fasano (Probable-concussion) & Sean McGrath (Probable-knee)

 

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

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Terrence Williams (Questionable-hamstring), Miles Austin, & Cole Beasley
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Kirk Cousins, RB Alfred Morris, WR Pierre Garcon
    • Neutral: WRs Aldrick Robinson, Santana Moss, & Josh Morgan; K Kai Forbath, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Jordan Reed (Out-concussion), Logan Paulsen & Fred Davis

 

Cleveland at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 20, New York 13.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Jason Campbell, WR Josh Gordon, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Greg Little
    • Sit: RBs Willis McGahee (Probable-concussion), Chris Ogbannaya, & Edwin Baker; WR Davone Bess (Out-personal), TE Jordan Cameron (Out-concussion), K Billy Cundiff
  • New York Jets
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Jeremy Kerley (Probable-elbow), David Nelson (Probable-ribs), & Santonio Holmes (Probable-foot)
    • Sit: QB Gino Smith, RB Bilal Powell, TEs Jeff Cumberland & Kellen Winslow Jr (Probable-elbow), K Nick Folk

 

Tampa Bay at St. Louis – Sherpa says:   St. Louis 17, Tampa Bay 13.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Bobby Rainey, WR Vincent Jackson (Probable-hamstring), TE Tim Wright, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon
    • Sit: WRs Tiquan Underwood & Chris Owusu, K Rian Lindell
  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Chris Givens, Austin Pettis, & Stedman Bailey
    • Sit: QB Kellen Clemens, WRs Brian Quick & Tavon Austin (Questionable-ankle), TEs Jared Cook, Lance Kendricks, & Corey Harkey; K Greg Zuerlein

 

Arizona at Seattle (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 24, Arizona 17.

  • Arizona
    • Start: RB Rashard Mendenhall (Probable-finger)
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer (Questionable-ankle), RB Andre Ellington (Probable-quadricep), WRs Larry Fitzgerald (Questionable-concussion) & Michael Floyd (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Sit: WR Andre Roberts, TEs Rob Housler (Questionable-groin) & Jake Ballard, K Jay Feely
  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Doug Baldwin & Golden Tate, TE Zach Miller (Probable-rib), K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: WRs Percy Harvin (Out-hip) & Jermaine Kearse

 

New York Giants at Detroit – Sherpa says:  Detroit 35, New York 13.

  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, TE Brandon Myers
    • Neutral: RB Andre Brown, WRs Hakeem Nicks & Rueben Randle
    • Sit: RBs Brandon Jacobs & Peyton Hillis (Out-concussion), WRs Victor Cruz (Out-knee) & Jerrel Jernigan (Questionable-knee), K Josh Brown, DEF
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson (Questionable-knee), K David Akers, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Nate Bureleson & Kris Durham
    • Sit: RB Joique Bell, TEs Brandon Pettigrew (Out-ankle) & Joseph Fauria

 

New England at Baltimore – Sherpa says:  New England 27, Baltimore 17.

  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, WRs Danny Amendola (Probable-groin) & Julian Edelman, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Stevan Riddley, TE Michael Hoomanawanui (Probable-knee), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs Shane Vereen, LeGarrette Blount, & Brandon Bolden, WRs Josh Boyce (Out-ankle), Aaron Dobson (Questionable-foot), & Kenbrell Thompkins (Questionable-hip)
  • Baltimore
    • Start: WR Torrey Smith
    • Neutral: QB Joe Flacco (Questionable-knee), RB Ray Rice (Questionable-thigh), WRs Marlon Brown & Jacoby Jones, DEF
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, TEs Dennis Pitta & Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker

 

Oakland at San Diego – Sherpa says:  San Diego 34, Oakland 27.

  • Oakland
    • Start: QB Matt McGloin, RB Rashad Jennings
    • Neutral: RB Marcel Reece, WRs Rod Streater, Andre Holmes, & Denarius Moore; TE Mychal Rivera, K Sebastian Janikowski
    • Sit: RB Darren McFadden (Probable-knee), DEF
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, RB Ryan Mathews (Probable-foot), WR Keenan Allen (Probable-shoulder), TE Antonio Gates, K Nick Novak
    • Neutral: WRs Vincent Brown & Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe), DEF
    • Sit: RB Danny Woodhead

 

Pittsburgh at Green Bay – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 31, Pittsburgh 27.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders (Probable-foot), TE Heath Miller
    • Neutral: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Jerricho Cotchery (Probable-shoulder), K Shaun Suisham
    • Sit: DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Matt Flynn, RB Eddie Lacy (Probable-ankle), WRs Jarrett Boykin, Jordy Nelson, & James Jones; K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: TE Anthony Quarless, DEF
    • Sit: QB Aaron Rodgers (Out-collarbone)

 

Chicago at Philadelphia (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 41, Chicago 37.

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall (Probable-hamstring) & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould
    • Neutral: WR Earl Bennett
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR DeSean Jacckson, TE Zach Ertz, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WRs Riley Cooper & Jason Avant
    • Sit: TE Brent Celek, DEF

  

Atlanta at San Francisco (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 20, Atlanta 17.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Roddy White & Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez (Questionable-toe), DEF
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WR Darius Johnson (Out-ankle), K Matt Bryant
  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore (Probable-ankle), WRs Michael Crabtree (Probable-ankle) & Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick
    • Sit: WR Mario Manningham, K Phil Dawson

 

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

The Sherpa

 

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Week 15 Player Recommendations (Wed 12/11/13)

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

San Diego at Denver (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Denver 41, San Diego 27.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen (Probable-shoulder), TE Anthony Gates
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews & Danny Woodhead, WR Vincent Brown, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: WR Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe), TE Ladarius Green, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Demaryius Thomas & Eric Decker, K Jason Elam
    • Neutral: RBs Knowshon Moreno & Montee Ball, TEs Julius Thomas & Jacob Tamme, DEF
    • Sit: WR Wes Welker (Out-concussion)

 

Washington at Atlanta (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Washington 31, Atlanta 24.

  • Washington
    • Start: QB Kirk Cousins, RB Alfred Morris, K Kai Forbath
    • Neutral: WR Pierre Garcon, DEF
    • Sit: QB Robert Griffin III (Out for season-knee), WRs Josh Morgan, Santana Moss, Aldrick Robinson, & Leonard Hankerson; TEs Logan Paulsen & Jordan Reed (Questionable-concussion)
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez (Questionable-toe)
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, WR Roddy White (Questionable-knee), K Matt Bryant
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, DEF

 

San Francisco at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 20, Tampa Bay 10.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore (Probable-ankle), WRs Anquan Boldin & Michael Crabtree (Probable-ankle), TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick
    • Sit: RB Kendall Hunter, WR Mario Manningham (Questionable-knee), K Phil Dawson
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WR Vincent Jackson (Probable-hamstring), TE Timothy Wright, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Bobby Rainey
    • Sit: QB Mike Glennon, WR Tiquan Underwood, K Rian Lindell

 

Seattle at New York Giants – Sherpa says:  Seattle 24, New York 17.

  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-shoulder), WR Golden Tate
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WR Doug Baldwin (Probable-neck), TE Zach Miller
    • Sit: WRs Jermaine Kearse & Percy Harvin (Out-hip)
  • New York
    • Start: WR Victor Cruz, TE Brandon Myers
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Andre Brown, WRs Hakeem Nicks & Rueben Randle, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Peyton Hillis & Brandon Jacobs, K Josh Brown

 

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

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs DeSean Jackson & Riley Cooper, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Brent Celek & Zach Ertz
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson (Questionable-foot) or RB Toby Gerhart (Questionable-hamstring) (whoever starts), WRs Greg Jennings, Jerome Simpson & Cordarrelle Patterson
    • Neutral: QB Matt Cassel, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: QB Christian Ponder, TE John Carlson (Out-concussion), DEF

 

New England at Miami – Sherpa says:  New England 34, Miami 24.

  • New England
    • Start:  QB Tom Brady, WRs Julian Edelman & Danny Amendola (Probable-groin), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Neutral: RBs Stevan Ridley & Shane Vereen (Probable-wrist), DEF
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount & Brandon Bolden, WRs Kenbrell Thompkins (Questionable-hip) & Aaron Dobson (Questionable-foot), TE Michael Hoomanawanui (Questionable-knee)
  • Miami
    • Start:  QB Ryan Tannehill, WRs Brian Hartline & Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay,
    • Neutral: RB Daniel Thomas, K Caleb Sturgis
    • Sit: RB Lamar Miller (Probable-concussion), DEF

 

Buffalo at Jacksonville – Sherpa says:  Buffalo 23, Jacksonville 10.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs C.J. Spiller & Fred Jackson, WR Steve Johnson, TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, K Dan Carpenter
    • Sit: WRs Robert Woods, T.J. Graham, & Marquise Goodwin
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, RB Jordan Todd (Probable-shoulder), WRs Mike Brown & Ace Sanders, DEF
    • Sit: RB Maurice Jones-Drew (Doubtful-hamstring), WR Cecil Shorts (Questionable-groin), K Josh Scobee (Probable-hip)

 

Houston at Indianapolis – Sherpa says:  Houston 28, Indianapolis 20.

  • Houston
    • Start: RB Ben Tate (Probable-ribs), WRs DeAndre Hopkins (Questionable-ankle) & Andre Johnson, TE Garrett Graham (Questionable-hamstring), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Case Keenum (Probable-shoulder) or QB Matt Schaub (whoever starts), K Randy Bullock
    • Sit: RB Dennis Johnson, WR Keshawn Martin
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: RB Donald Brown, TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: QB Andrew Luck, RB Trent Richardson, WRs T.Y. Hilton, Da’Rick Rogers, Lavon Brazill (Questionable-foot), & Darius Heyward-Bey; DEF
    • Sit: K Adam Vinatieri

 

Chicago at Cleveland – Sherpa says:   Chicago 27, Cleveland 24.

  • Chicago
    • Start: RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery
    • Neutral: QB Josh McCown or QB Jay Cutler (Probable-ankle) (whoever starts), TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Sit: RB Michael Bush, WR Earl Bennett
  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Jason Campbell or QB Brandon Weeden (Probable-concussion) (whoever starts), WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron (Probable-ribs)
    • Neutral: WRs Greg Little & Davone Bess, K Billy Cundiff, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Willis McGahee (Out-concussion), Chris Ogbannaya, & Fozzy Whittaker

 

Kansas City at Oakland (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Kansas City 27, Oakland 24.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Donnie Avery
    • Sit: RB Knile Davis, WR Dexter McCluster (Out-ankle), TEs Sean McGrath (Probable-knee) & Anthony Fasano (Out-concussion)
  • Oakland
    • Start: QB Matt McGloin, RB Marcel Reece
    • Neutral: WRs Denarius Moore (Questionable-shoulder), Rod Streater, & Andre Holmes; TE Mychal Rivera, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Darren McFadden (Out-ankle) & Rashad Jennings (Probable-concussion)

 

New York Jets at Carolina – Sherpa says:  Carolina 24, New York 20.

  • New York
    • Start: TE Kellen Winslow, Jr (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: RB Chris Ivory, WRs Santonio Holmes (Probable-foot), Jeremy Kerley (Probable-elbow), & David Nelson (Probable-ribs), DEF
    • Sit: QB Geno Smith, RB Bilal Powell, K Nick Folk
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Neutral: RB DeAngelo Williams, WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn Jr, K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart (Out-knee) & Mike Tolbert

 

Green Bay at Dallas – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 34, Dallas 24.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Matt Flynn, RB Eddie Lacy (Probable-ankle), WRs Jordy Nelson, Garrett Boykins, & James Jones, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: QB Aaron Rodgers (Out-shoulder), TE Anthony Quarless
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: WRs Terrence Williams & Miles Austin, K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: RB Joseph Randle, DEF

 

Arizona at Tennessee – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 24, Arizona 21.

  • Arizona
    • Start: RBs Rashard Mendenhall & Andre Ellington (Probable-knee) (whoever starts), WR Larry Fitzgerald, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer (Questionable-elbow), WR Michael Floyd (Questionable-ankle), K Jay Feely
    • Sit: WR Andre Roberts, TE Rob Housler (Doubtful-groin)
  • Tennessee
    • Start: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Chris Johnson, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Shonn Greene, WRs Justin Hunter, Nate Washington, & Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker (Probable-concussion), K Rob Bironas
    • Sit: N/A

 

New Orleans at St. Louis – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 27, St. Louis 13.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WR Marques Colston, TE Jimmy Graham, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Darren Sproles & Pierre Thomas, WRs Lance Moore & Kenny Stills, K Garrett Graham
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram
  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy
    • Neutral: QB Kellen Clemens, WR Chris Givens, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Tavon Austin (Questionable-ankle), Brian Quick, & Stedman Bailey, K Greg Zuerlein

 

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 24, Pittsburgh 20.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, RBs Giovani Bernard & BenJarvus Green-Ellis, K Mike Nugent, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Mohamed Sanu & Marvin Jones (Probable-shoulder), TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders (Probable-foot), TE Heath Miller
    • Neutral: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Jerricho Cotchery (Probable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit: K Shaun Suisham

 

Baltimore at Detroit (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Detroit 27, Baltimore 20.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: RB Ray Rice, WR Torrey Smith, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Philip Rivers, WRs Jacoby Jones & Marlon Brown, TEs Dennis Pitta, Ed Dickson, & Dallas Clark
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, K Justin Tucker
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WR Calvin Johnson (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Reggie Bush (Questionable-calf) & Joique Bell, WRs Nate Burleson & Kris Durham, TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Tyler Eifert, K David Akers
    • Sit: N/A

 

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

The Sherpa

 

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Week 14 Player Recommendations (Wed 12/4/13)

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Houston at Jacksonville (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Houston 34, Jacksonville 10.

  • Houston
    • Start: QB Case Keenum, RB Ben Tate (Probable-ribs/ankle), WRs Andre Johnson & DeAndre Hopkins, TE Garrett Graham, K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: RB Dennis Johnson
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Neutral: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WRs Ace Sanders & Cecil Shorts
    • Sit: QB Chad Henne, WR Mike Brown (Probable-shoulder), K Josh Scobee, DEF

 

Minnesota at Baltimore (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Baltimore 24, Minnesota 20.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson
    • Neutral: WRs Cordarrelle Patterson, Jerome Simpson, & Greg Jennings; TE John Carlson, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Matt Cassel & Christian Ponder (Doubtful-concussion), K Blair Walsh
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WR Torrey Smith, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ray Rice, WR Jacoby Jones, TEs Dallas Clark & Dennis Pitta, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, WRs Marlon Brown & Tandon Doss

 

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

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, RB Steven Jackson, WR Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez
    • Neutral: WR Roddy White, K Matt Bryant
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, DEF
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers (Questionable-shoulder) (if he starts), RB Eddie Lacy, WRs James Jones, Jordy Nelson, & Jarrett Boykin; K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: QB Matt Flynn (if he starts), DEF
    • Sit: TE Anthony Quarless

 

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

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Donnie Avery, K Ryan Succop, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Anthony Fasano (Questionable-concussion) & Sean McGrath, WR Dexter McCluster
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Robert Griffin III, RB Alfred Morris, WR Pierre Garcon
    • Neutral: TE Logan Paulsen, K Kai Forbath, DEF
    • Sit: RB Roy Helu, WRs Santana Moss, Josh Morgan, & Leonard Hankerson, TEs Jordan Reed (Doubtful-concussion) & Fred Davis

 

Buffalo at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says:  Buffalo 24, Tampa Bay 13.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs C.J. Spiller & Fred Jackson, TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Neutral: QB E.J. Manuel, WRs Steve Johnson & T.J. Graham, K Dan Carpenter
    • Sit: WR Robert Woods
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: RB Bobby Rainey, WR Vincent Jackson
    • Neutral: WR Tiquan Underwood, TE Timothy Wright, DEF
    • Sit: QB Mike Glennon, K Rian Lindell

 

Miami at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 20, Miami 17.

  • Miami
    • Start: WRs Mike Wallace & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Lamar Miller, WR Rishard Matthews
    • Sit: QB Ryan Tannehill, RB Daniel Thomas (Questionable-ankle), K Caleb Sturgis
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell (Probable-concussion), WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Jerricho Cotchery, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: K Shaun Suisham

 

Detroit at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:  Philadelphia 37, Detroit 35.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson, K David Akers
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell, WR Nate Burleson, TE Brandon Pettigrew
    • Sit: WR Kris Durham (Questionable-shoulder), TE Joseph Fauria, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs DeSean Jackson & Riley Cooper, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, TEs Zach Ertz & Brent Celek
    • Sit: DEF

 

Indianapolis at Cincinnati – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 28, Indianapolis 20.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: WR T.Y. Hilton, TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: RB Donald Brown, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, DEF
    • Sit: QB Andrew Luck, RB Trent Richardson, WR LaVon Brazille, K Adam Vinatieri
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis & Giovani Bernard, WR A.J. Green, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: WRs Marvin Jones & Mohamed Sanu

 

Cleveland at New England – Sherpa says:   New England 28, Cleveland 21.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: RB Willis McGahee, WR Davone Bess, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Jason Campbell (Questionable-concussion), Brandon Weeden (Questionable-concussion), Alex Tanney, & Caleb Hanie (whoever starts); RB Chris Ogbannaya, WR Greg Little, K Billy Cundiff
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, WRs Danny Amendola & Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Stevan Ridley, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs LeGarrette Blount, Brandon Bolden, & Shane Vereen, WRs Kenbrell Thompkins (Questionable-hip) & Aaron Dobson (Questionable-foot)

 

Oakland at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  Oakland 24, New York 17.

  • Oakland
    • Start: RB Rashad Jennings (Questionable-concussion), WR Denarius Moore (Questionable-shoulder), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Matt McGloin, WRs Andre Holmes & Rod Streater, TE Mychal Rivera, K Sebastian Janikowski
    • Sit: RB Darren McFadden (Questionable-ankle)
  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, TE Kellen Winslow
    • Neutral: RB Bilal Powell, WRs Santonio Holmes & Jeremy Kerley (Questionable-elbow) (if he plays), DEF
    • Sit: QB Geno Smith, WR David Nelson, K Nick Folk

 

Tennessee at Denver (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Denver 35, Tennessee 21.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Chris Johnson, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker (Questionable-concussion)
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WRs Nate Washington & Justin Hunter
    • Sit: RB Shonn Greene, K Rob Bironas, DEF
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, & Wes Welker, K Matt Prater, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Montee Ball & Knowshon Moreno, TE Julius Thomas (Questionable-knee)
    • Sit: TE Jacob Tamme

 

Seattle at San Francisco – Sherpa says:  Seattle 20, San Francisco 17.

  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch, TE Zach Miller, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Golden Tate & Doug Baldwin
    • Sit: RB Robert Turbin, WR Percy Harvin (Questionable-hip) (if he plays), K Steven Hauschka
  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore, WRs Anquan Boldin & Michael Crabtree, TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick
    • Sit: K Phil Dawson

 

New York Giants at San Diego – Sherpa says:  San Diego 28, New York 21.

  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WR Victor Cruz, TE Brandon Myers
    • Neutral: RB Andre Brown, WR Hakeem Nicks, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Brandon Jacobs (Questionable-knee) & Peyton Hillis, WR Rueben Randle, K Josh Brown
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ryan Mathews, TEs Antonio Gates & Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: RB Danny Woodhead, WRs Vincent Brown & Eddie Royal (Doubtful-toe/chest)

 

St. Louis at Arizona – Sherpa says:  Arizona 17, St. Louis 13.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Zac Stacy, WRs Tavon Austin, Chris Givens, & Brian Quick
    • Sit: QB Kellen Clemens, K Jay Feely
  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer, RB Rashard Mendenhall, WR Larry Fitzgerald, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Michael Floyd (Questionable-ankle), TE Rob Housler
    • Sit: RB Andre Ellington (Questionable-knee), WR Andre Roberts, K Jay Feely

 

Carolina at New Orleans (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  New Orleans 24, Carolina 20.

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: RB DeAngelo Williams (Questionable-quad), WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn Jr, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart & Mike Tolbert, K Graham Gano
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, TE Jimmy Graham, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Darren Sproles, WRs Marques Colston, Lance Moore, & Kenny Stills, K Garrett Hartley
    • Sit: RBs Mark Ingram & Pierre Thomas

 

Dallas at Chicago (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Chicago 27, Dallas 21.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: WRs Miles Austin & Terrence Williams, K Dan Bailey
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler (Questionable-ankle) (if he starts), RB Matt Forte, WRs Alshon Jeffery & Brandon Marshall, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Josh McCown (if he starts), TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould
    • Sit: WR Earl Bennett

 

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

The Sherpa

 

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Week 13 Player Recommendations (Wed 11/27/13)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Green Bay at Detroit (Thursday early) – Sherpa says:  Green Bay 31, Detroit 27.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Matt Flynn or QB Scott Tolzien (whoever starts), WRs James Jones, Jarrett Boykin, & Jordy Nelson, K Mason Crosby
    • Neutral: RB Eddie Lacy, DEF
    • Sit: QB Aaron Rodgers (Doubtful-collarbone), TE Anthony Quarless
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Reggie Bush, WR Calvin Johnson (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell (Questionable-Achilles’), WRs Kris Durham & Nate Burleson (Probable-forearm), TE Brandon Pettigrew (Probable-knee), K David Akers
    • Sit: TE Joseph Fauria, DEF

 

Oakland at Dallas (Thursday late) – Sherpa says:  Oakland 27, Dallas 20.

  • Oakland
    • Start: RBs Rashad Jennings & Darren McFadden (Questionable-hamstring), WR Denarius Moore
    • Neutral: QB Matt McGloin or QB Terrelle Pryor (Questionable-knee) (whoever starts), RB Marcel Reece, WR Rod Streater
    • Sit: TE Mychal Rivera (Questionable-concussion)
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo, RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant (Probable-back), TE Jason Witten
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: WRs Miles Austin (Probable-hamstring) & Terrence Williams, K Dan Bailey

 

Pittsburgh at Baltimore (Thursday night) – Sherpa says:  Pittsburgh 20, Baltimore 13.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WRs Antonio Brown & Emmanuel Sanders (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Neutral: RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Jerricho Cotchery, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: K Shaun Suisham
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WR Torrey Smith, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ray Rice, WR Jacoby Jones
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, WR Marlon Brown (Probable-knee), TEs Dallas Clark & Ed Dickson, K Justin Tucker

 

Tennessee at Indianapolis (Sunday early) – Sherpa says:  Tennessee 24, Indianapolis 20.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, RB Chris Johnson, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Justin Hunter (Probable-concussion) & Nate Washington, K Rob Bironas
    • Sit: RB Shonn Greene, WR Damian Williams (Questionable-hip)
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WR T.Y. Hilton, TE Coby Fleener
    • Neutral: WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (Probable-ankle), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Trent Richardson (Questionable-calf), Donald Brown & Dan Herron; WR Lavon Brazill, K Adam Vinatieri

 

Jacksonville at Cleveland – Sherpa says:  Cleveland 20, Jacksonville 7.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Cecil Shorts (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Chad Henne, TE Marcedes Lewis
    • Sit: RB Jordan Todman, WRs Mike Brown (Questionable-shoulder) & Ace Sanders, K Josh Scobee
  • Cleveland
    • Start: WR Josh Gordon, TE Jordan Cameron, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Brandon Weeden, WR Davone Bess
    • Sit: QB Jason Campbell (Questionable-concussion), RBs Willis McGahee (Probable-knee), Chris Ogbannaya, & Fozzy Whitaker (Probable-ankle), WR Greg Little, K Billy Cundiff

 

Tampa Bay at Carolina – Sherpa says:  Carolina 20, Tampa Bay 13.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WR Vincent Jackson, TE Timothy Wright, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, RB Bobby Rainey, WR Tiquan Underwood
    • Sit: K Rian Lindell
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Steve Smith, TE Greg Olsen, DEF
    • Neutral: RB DeAngelo Williams, WRs Brandon LaFell & Ted Ginn Jr
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart & Mike Tolbert, K Graham Gano

 

Chicago at Minnesota – Sherpa says:  Chicago 33, Minnesota 23.

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Josh McCown, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould
    • Neutral: DEF
    • Sit: WR Earl Bennett
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Adrian Peterson (Questionable-groin)
    • Neutral: QB Christian Ponder (Probable-shoulder), WRs Cordarrelle Patterson & Greg Jennings (Questionable-Achilles’), TE John Carlson, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: WR Jarrius Wright & Jerome Simpson, DEF

 

New England at Houston – Sherpa says:  New England 30, Houston 24.

  • New England
    • Start: RB Stevan Ridley, WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski (Probable-back), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady, RBs Shane Vereen (Probable-wrist) & Brandon Bolden, WR Danny Amendola (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: RB LeGarrette Blount, WRs Kenbrell Thompkins & Aaron Dobson
  • Houston
    • Start: QB Case Keenum, WRs DeAndre Hopkins & Andre Johnson, TE Garrett Graham
    • Neutral: RBs Ben Tate (Probable-ribs/ankle/toe) & Dennis Johnson, K Randy Bullock
    • Sit: DEF

 

Arizona at Philadelphia – Sherpa says:   Philadelphia 34, Arizona 27.

  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer (Probable-hand), WRs Larry Fitzgerald & Michael Floyd (Probable-shoulder)
    • Neutral: RBs Rashard Mendenhall & Andre Ellington, TE Rob Housler, K Jay Feely
    • Sit: WR Andre Roberts, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WRs DeSean Jackson & Riley Cooper, K Alex Henery
    • Neutral: WR Jason Avant, TEs Brent Celek & Zach Ertz, DEF
    • Sit: QB Michael Vick

 

Miami at New York Jets – Sherpa says:  New York 23, Miami 20.

  • Miami
    • Start: WRs Mike Wallace (Probable-hamstring) & Brian Hartline, TE Charles Clay
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, WR Rishard Matthews (Probable-back), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Lamar Miller & Daniel Thomas (Probable-ribs), K Caleb Sturgis
  • New York
    • Start: WR Santonio Holmes (Probable-foot), TE Kellen Winslow Jr (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RBs Chris Ivory (Questionable-ankle) & Bilal Powell, K Nick Folk
    • Sit: WRs Jeremy Kerley (Doubtful-elbow), David Nelson, & Stephen Hill (Probable-knee), TE Jeff Cumberland

 

Atlanta at Buffalo (Sunday late) – Sherpa says:  Buffalo 27, Atlanta 24.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WR Harry Douglas, TE Tony Gonzalez (Questionable-toe)
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers (Probable-hamstring), WR Roddy White
  • Buffalo
    • Start: QB E.J. Manuel, RBs Fred Jackson & C.J. Spiller, WR Steve Johnson (Questionable-groin), TE Scott Chandler
    • Neutral: WRs T.J. Graham & Marquise Goodwin, K Dan Carpenter, DEF
    • Sit: WR Robert Woods (Questionable-ankle)

 

St. Louis at San Francisco – Sherpa says:  San Francisco 20, St. Louis 17.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Zac Stacy (Questionable-concussion), WR Chris Givens, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kellen Clemens, WR Tavon Austin
    • Sit: RB Bennie Cunningham, WR Brian Quick, K Greg Zuerlein
  • San Francisco
    • Start: RB Frank Gore (Probable-ankle), WR Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Colin Kaepernick, WR Michael Crabtree
    • Sit: WR Mario Manningham (Questionable-knee), K Phil Dawson

 

Cincinnati at San Diego – Sherpa says:  Cincinnati 30, San Diego 27.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: WR A.J. Green, K Mike Nugent
    • Neutral: QB Andy Dalton, RBs Giovani Bernard & BenJarvus Green-Ellis, WRs Marvin Jones & Mohamed Sanu, TEs Jermaine Gresham & Tyler Eifert, DEF
    • Sit: N/A
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Philip Rivers, WR Keenan Allen (Probable-knee), TE Antonio Gates
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews (Questionable-hamstring) & Danny Woodhead, TE Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: WRs Vincent Brown (Probable-knee) & Eddie Royal (Questionable-toe), DEF

 

Denver at Kansas City – Sherpa says:  Denver 38, Kansas City 24.

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

 

New York Giants at Washington (Sunday night) – Sherpa says:  Washington 27, New York 21.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Andre Brown, WR Victor Cruz, TE Brandon Myers,
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Brandon Jacobs (Questionable-knee), WRs Hakeem Nicks (Questionable-ribs) & Rueben Randle, DEF
    • Sit: K Josh Brown
  • Washington
    • Start: RB Alfred Morris, K Kai Forbath, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Robert Griffin III, WRs Josh Morgan, Santana Moss, Leonard Hankerson, & Pierre Garcon
    • Sit: TEs Logan Paulsen & Jordan Reed (Questionable-concussion)

 

New Orleans at Seattle (Monday night) – Sherpa says:  Seattle 28, New Orleans 27.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: RB Pierre Thomas, TE Jimmy Graham (Probable-elbow)
    • Neutral: QB Drew Brees, RBs Mark Ingram & Darren Sproles (Questionable-ankle), WRs Marques Colston & Lance Moore, K Garrett Hartley, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Robert Meachem & Kenny Stills
  • Seattle
    • Start: RB Marshawn Lynch,
    • Neutral: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, & Percy Harvin, TE Zach Miller, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Sit: WR Jermaine Kearse (Questionable-concussion)

 

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

The Sherpa

 

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