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Week 12 Player Recommendations (Sun 11/23/14)

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Week 12 byes:  Carolina, Pittsburgh

 

Kansas City at Oakland (Thursday) – Sherpa says: Kansas City 24, Oakland 6.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, TE Travis Kelce (Probable-ribs), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, RB Knile Davis, WR Dwayne Bowe, TE Anthony Fasano (Questionable-knee), K Cairo Santos
    • Sit: WRs Junior Hemingway, Donnie Avery (Questionable-groin), & A.J. Jenkins (Questionable-shoulder)
  • Oakland
    • Start: WR James Jones, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Neutral: QB Derek Carr (Probable-quad), WR Andre Holmes, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Darren McFadden & Maurice Jones Drew, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, K Sebastian Janikowski

 

Tampa Bay at Chicago (Sunday early) – Sherpa says: Chicago 31, Tampa Bay 21.

  • Tampa Bay pass
    • Start: QB Josh McCown, WRs Mike Evans & Vincent Jackson
    • Neutral: TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins
    • Sit: RBs Charles Simms (Questionable-ankle), Doug Martin (Questionable-ankle) & Bobby Rainey, K Patrick Murray, DEF
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Alshon Jeffery (Probable-hamstring) & Brandon Marshall (Probable-ankle), TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Neutral: N/A
    • Sit: N/A

 

Detroit at New England – Sherpa says: New England 24, Detroit 20.

  • Detroit pass
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WRs Calvin Johnson (Probable-ankle) & Golden Tate (Probable-hip)
    • Neutral: RB Joique Bell (Probable-ankle), TE Brandon Pettigrew (Probable-foot), DEF
    • Sit: RB Reggie Bush (Questionable-ankle), K Matt Prater
  • New England
    • Start: WR Brandon LaFell, TE Rob Gronkowski, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Tom Brady (Probable-ankle), RB Jonas Gray, WR Julian Edelman (Probable-thigh), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RB LeGarrett Blount, TE Tim Wright

 

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

  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Brian Hoyer, WR Josh Gordon, K Billy Cundiff
    • Neutral: RBs Terrance West & Isaiah Crowell, WRs Miles Austin & Andrew Hawkins, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Jordan Cameron (Out-concussion) & Gary Barnidge
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones & Roddy White
    • Neutral: RB Steve Jackson, WR Harry Douglas (Probable-foot), TE Levine Toilolo, K Matt Bryant
    • Sit: RBs Jacquizz Rodgers & Devonta Freeman, WR Devin Hester (Probable-wrist), DEF

 

Green Bay at Minnesota – Sherpa says: Green Bay 28, Minnesota 20.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Davante Adams, K Mason Crosby
    • Sit: TE Andrew Quarless
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Jerick McKinnon (Probable-back)
    • Neutral: QB Teddy Bridgewater, RB Ben Tate, WRs Greg Jennings (Questionable-rib) & Cordarrelle Patterson, TE Kyle Rudolph (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: RB Matt Asiata (Out-concussion), WR Jarius Wright (Questionable-hamstring), TEs Chase Ford & Rhett Ellison, K Blair Walsh

 

Jacksonville at Indianapolis – Sherpa says: Indianapolis 38, Jacksonville 24.

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: QB Blake Bortles (Probable-wrist), RB Denard Robinson
    • Neutral: WRs Allen Hurns, Cecil Shorts, & Marqise Lee; TE Marcedes Lewis, K Josh Scobee
    • Sit: DEF
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WRs T.Y. Hilton & Reggie Wayne, TE Coby Fleener, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: RB Trent Richardson, DEF
    • Sit: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (IR-ankle), TE Dwayne Allen (Out-ankle)

 

Tennessee at Philadelphia – Sherpa says: Philadelphia 31, Tennessee 24.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: QB Zach Mettenberger, RB Bishop Sankey, WR Kendall Wright
    • Neutral: WR Justin Hunter (Questionable-knee), TE Delanie Walker (Probable-concussion), K Ryan Succop
    • Sit: WR Nate Washington, TE Chase Coffman, DEF
  • Philadelphia
    • Start: RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin, K Cody Parkey
    • Neutral: QB Mark Sanchez, RB Darren Sproles, WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews (Probable-knee), TE Zach Ertz, DEF
    • Sit: QB Nick Foles (Out-collarbone), RB Chris Polk, TE Brent Celek

 

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

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green
    • Neutral: RBs Giovani Bernard & Jeremy Shaw, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: DEF
  • Houston
    • Start: QB Ryan Mallett (Probable-chest), RB Alfred Blue, WR DeAndre Hopkins, K Randy Bullock
    • Neutral: RB Arian Foster (Questionable-groin), WR Andre Johnson, DEF
    • Sit: TE Garrett Graham

 

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

  • Arizona
    • Start: WR Michael Floyd
    • Neutral: QB Drew Stanton, RB Andre Ellington (Probable-hip), WRs Larry Fitzgerald (Questionable-knee) & John Brown, TE John Carlson, DEF
    • Sit: K Chandler Catanzaro
  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-back), DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Doug Baldwin & Jermaine Kearse, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: TE Tony Moeaki

 

St. Louis at San Diego – Sherpa says: San Diego 21, St Louis 13.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: RB Tre Mason, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Shaun Hill, WR Kenny Britt
    • Sit: WRs Stedman Bailey & Tavon Austin, TE Jared Cook (Questionable-back), K Greg Zuerlein
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers (Probable-chest), WRs Keenan Allen & Malcom Floyd, TE Antonio Gates, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Ryan Mathews & Darren Oliver, WR Eddie Royal
    • Sit: RB Donald Brown, TE Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak

 

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

  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill (Probable-shoulder), WR Mike Wallace (Probable-calf)
    • Neutral: RB Lamar Miller (Questionable-shoulder), WRs Jarvis Landry (Probable-shoulder) & Brian Hartline, K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
    • Sit: TE Charles Clay (Doubtful-hamstring)
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WR Demaryius Thomas
    • Neutral: RB C.J. Anderson, WR Andre Caldwell, TE Julius Thomas (Questionable-ankle), K Brandon McManus, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball (Out-groin) & Ronnie Hillman (Out-foot), WRs Emmanuel Sanders (Probable-concussion) & Wes Welker

 

Washington at San Francisco – Sherpa says: San Francisco 27, Washington 21.

  • Washington
    • Start: RB Alfred Morris, WRs DeSean Jackson & Pierre Garcon
    • Neutral: QB Robert Griffin III, WR Andre Roberts, DEF
    • Sit: TE Jordan Reed (Out-hamstring), K Kai Forbath
  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Collin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Carlos Hyde, WRs Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin, & Stevie Johnson, TE Vernon Davis, K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: N/A

 

Dallas at New York Giants (Sunday night) – Sherpa says: Dallas 35, New York 21.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant & Terrance Williams, TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Joseph Randle
    • Sit: N/A
  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WR Odell Beckham
    • Neutral: WR Rueben Randle, TE Larry Donnell
    • Sit: RBs Rashad Jennings & Andre Williams, WR Preston Parker, K Josh Brown, DEF

 

New York Jets at Buffalo (in Detroit) (Monday night) – Sherpa says: New York 17, Buffalo 13.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory (Probable-shoulder), WR Percy Harvin, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Michael Vick, RB Chris Johnson (Probable-knee), WR Eric Decker, TE Jace Amaro
    • Sit: WR Jeremy Kerley, K Nick Folk
  • Buffalo
    • Start: WRs Sammy Watkins (Probable-groin) & Chris Hogan (Probable-hip), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kyle Orton (Probable-toe), WR Robert Woods, TE Scott Chandler
    • Sit:  RBs Fred Jackson (Questionable-groin), Bryce Brown, & Anthony Dixon, K Dan Carpenter

 

Baltimore at New Orleans (Monday night) – Sherpa says: New Orleans 35, Baltimore 28.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Torey Smith & Steve Smith, TE Owen Daniels
    • Neutral: RBs Justin Forsett, Bernard Pierce, & Lorenzo Taliafero, K Justin Tucker
    • Sit: DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Mark Ingram (Probable-shoulder), WRs Marques Colston & Kenny Stills, TE Jimmy Graham, K Shayne Graham
    • Neutral:  RB Travaris Cadet (Probable-hamstring), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Pierre Thomas (Probable-ribs) & Khiry Robinson (Out-arm), WR Brandin Cooks (Out-thumb)

 

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

 

The Sherpa

Week 10 Player Recommendations (Thu 11/6/14)

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Week 10 byes:  Houston, Indianapolis, Minnesota, New England, San Diego, Washington

 

Cleveland at Cincinnati (Thursday) – Sherpa says: Cleveland 31, Cincinnati 28.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Brian Hoyer (Probable-glute), RB Ben Tate, K Billy Cundiff
    • Neutral: RB Terrance West, WRs Miles Austin, Andrew Hawkins (Questionable-thigh), & Taylor Gabriel (Probable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit: TEs Jordan Cameron (Out-concussion) & Gary Barnidge
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RB Jeremy Hill, WRs Mohamed Sanu & A.J. Green
    • Neutral: TE Jermaine Gresham (Probable-knee), K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: RB Giovani Bernard (Out-clavicle), WRs Greg Little & Brandon Tate, DEF

 

Tennessee at Baltimore (Sunday early) – Sherpa says: Baltimore 31, Tennessee 17.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: WRs Kendall Wright & Justin Hunter, TE Delanie Walker
    • Neutral: QB Zach Mettenberger
    • Sit: RB Bishop Sankey, WR Nate Washington (Questionable-shoulder), K Ryan Succop, DEF
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Steve Smith & Torrey Smith, TE Owen Daniel, K Justin Tucker, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Justin Forsett & Lorenzo Taliaferro
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce

 

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

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, WR Dwayne Bowe, TE Travis Kelce (Probable-ribs), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, TE Anthony Fasano
    • Sit: WRs Junior Hemingway (Probable-hamstring), A.J. Jenkins, & Donnie Avery (Out-groin), K Cairo Santos
  • Buffalo
    • Start: TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kyle Orton, RBs Fred Jackson (Questionable-groin), Anthony Dixon, & Bryce Brown; WRs Sammy Watkins (Questionable-groin) & Chris Hogan
    • Sit: WRs Mike Williams & Robert Woods (Probable-back), K Dan Carpenter

 

Miami at Detroit – Sherpa says: Miami 21, Detroit 17.

  • Miami
    • Start: WR Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, RB Lamar Miller (Questionable-shoulder), WRs Jarvis Landry & Brian Hartline
    • Sit: K Caleb Sturgis
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WRs Calvin Johnson (Probable-ankle) & Golden Tate, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Reggie Bush (Probable-ankle), Joique Bell, & Theo Riddick; TEs Brandon Pettigrew (Questionable-foot) & Eric Ebron (Doubtful-hamstring)
    • Sit: K Matt Prater

 

San Francisco at New Orleans – Sherpa says: New Orleans 31, San Francisco 28.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, WRs Michael Crabtree & Anquan Boldin, TE Vernon Davis
    • Neutral: RBs Frank Gore (Probable-hip) & Carlos Hyde, WR Stevie Johnson, K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: WR Brandon Lloyd (Questionable-hamstring), DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WRs Marques Colston, Kenny Stills, & Brandin Cooks; TE Jimmy Graham (Probable-shoulder), K Shayne Graham
    • Neutral: RB Mark Ingram (Questionable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit:  RBs Pierre Thomas (Out-rib), Khiry Robinson (Out-arm), & Travaris Cadet

 

Pittsburgh at New York Jets – Sherpa says: Pittsburgh 31, New York 20.

  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, K Shaun Suisham, DEF
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WRs Markus Wheaton & Martavis Bryant, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: WR Lance Moore
  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, WR Percy Harvin (Probable-heel)
    • Neutral: QB Michael Vick (Probable-foot), RB Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WR Eric Decker, TE Jace Amaro
    • Sit: WRs Jeremy Kerley & Greg Salas (Probable-wrist), TE Jeff Cumberland, K Nick Folk, DEF

 

Dallas at Jacksonville (in London) – Sherpa says: Dallas 35, Jacksonville 17.

  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back) (if he starts), RB DeMarco Murray, WR Dez Bryant, K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Terrance Williams, TE Jason Witten
    • Sit: QB Brandon Weeden (if he starts)
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: QB Blake Bortles (Probable-wrist), RB Denard Robinson
    • Neutral: WRs Allen Hurns, Allen Robinson, & Cecil Shorts (Probable-hamstring)
    • Sit: WR Marqise Lee (Probable-ankle), TEs Clay Harbor & Marcedes Lewis, K Josh Scobee, DEF

 

Atlanta at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says: Atlanta 31, Tampa Bay 20.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones & Roddy White, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, WR Harry Douglas (Questionable-foot)
    • Sit: RB Devonta Freeman, WR Devin Hester, TE Levine Toilolo
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WRs Vincent Jackson (Questionable-knee) & Mike Evans
    • Neutral: QB Josh McCown, RB Bobby Rainey, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Questionable-thumb)
    • Sit: QB Mike Glennon, RBs Doug Martin (Doubtful-ankle) & Charles Sims (Questionable-ankle), K Patrick Murray, DEF

 

Denver at Oakland (Sunday late) – Sherpa says: Denver 28, Oakland 10.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WR Demaryius Thomas, TE Julius Thomas, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ronnie Hillman, WRs Emmanuel Sanders & Andre Caldwell, K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin)
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball (Questionable-groin) & Juwan Thompson (Probable-knee), WR Wes Welker (Probable-back)
  • Oakland
    • Start: QB Derek Carr, WR James Jones
    • Neutral: WR Andre Holmes, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Sit: RBs Darren McFadden, Maurice Jones-Drew, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF

 

St. Louis at Arizona – Sherpa says: St Louis 21, Arizona 20.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: QB Austin Davis, WR Kenny Britt, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Tre Mason, WR Tavon Austin
    • Sit: RB Zac Stacy & Benny Cunningham, K Greg Zuerlein
  • Arizona
    • Start: RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot), WRs Michael Floyd & Larry Fitzgerald, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer, WR John Brown, TE John Carlson
    • Sit: WR Jarod Brown, K Chandler Catanzaro

 

New York Giants at Seattle – Sherpa says: Seattle 31, New York 17.

  • New York
    • Start: WR Odell Beckham Jr,
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, RB Andre Williams, WR Rueben Randle, TE Larry Donnell
    • Sit: RB Rashad Jennings (Doubtful-knee), K Josh Brown, DEF
  • Seattle run, pass
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch (Probable-calf), K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Robert Turbin, WR Doug Baldwin (Probable-groin), TE Luke Wilson
    • Sit: WR Jermaine Kearse, TE Zach Miller (Out-ankle)

 

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

  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett (Questionable-ribs)
    • Neutral: K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Sit: N/A
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers (Probable-hamstring), WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
    • Neutral: RB Eddie Lacy, WR Davante Adams, K Mason Crosby, DEF
    • Sit: TEs Andrew Quarless & Richard Rodgers

 

Carolina at Philadelphia (Monday night) – Sherpa says: Philadelphia 31, Carolina 21.

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin
    • Neutral: RB Jonathan Stewart, WRs Jerricho Cotchery & Jason Avant, TE Greg Olson
    • Sit: RB DeAngelo Williams, K Graham Gano, DEF
  • Philadelphia run, pass
    • Start: RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin, K Cody Parkey, DEF
    • Neutral:  QB Mark Sanchez, RB Chris Polk, WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews, TE Zach Ertz
    • Sit: QB Nick Foles (Out-collarbone)

 

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

 

The Sherpa

Week 9 Player Recommendations (Wed 10/29/14)

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Week 9 byes:  Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Tennessee

 

New Orleans at Carolina (Thursday) – Sherpa says: New Orleans 34, Carolina 24.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Mark Ingram, WRs Marques Colston, Kenny Stills, & Brandon Cooks; K Shayne Graham
    • Neutral: RB Travaris Cadet, TE Jimmy Graham (Questionable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Pierre Thomas (Out-rib) & Khiry Robinson (Questionable-arm), TEs Ben Watson & Josh Hill
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: RB Jonathan Stewart, WRs Jerricho Cotchery & Jason Avant, K Graham Gano
    • Sit: RBs DeAngelo Williams (Questionable-ankle) & Darrin Reaves, DEF

 

Tampa Bay at Cleveland (Sunday early) – Sherpa says: Cleveland 31, Tampa Bay 14.

  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: WR Vincent Jackson (Probable-rib), TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins
    • Neutral: QB Mike Glennon, RB Charles Sims & RB Bobby Rainey (whoever starts), WR Mike Evans
    • Sit: RB Doug Martin (Doubtful-ankle), WR Louis Murphy, K Patrick Murray, DEF
  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Brian Hoyer, RB Ben Tate, WRs Andrew Hawkins & Miles Austin, K Billy Cundiff, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Gary Barnidge
    • Sit: RBs Terrance West & Isaiah Crowell, WR Travis Benjamin, TE Jordan Cameron (Out-concussion)

 

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

  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, WR Eric Decker (Probable-hamstring)
    • Neutral: WRs Percy Harvin & Jeremy Kerley, TE Jace Amaro, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Michael Vick & Geno Smith (Probable-shoulder), RB Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WR Greg Salas (Probable-wrist), TE Jeff Cumberland (Probable-shoulder), K Nick Folk
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles (Probable-back), TE Travis Kelce (Probable-ribs), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith (Probable-shoulder), RB Knile Davis, WR Dwayne Bowe, TE Anthony Fasano (Probable-shoulder), K Cairo Santos
    • Sit: WRs A.J. Jenkins, Junior Hemingway (Probable-hamstring), & Donnie Avery (Out-groin)

 

San Diego at Miami – Sherpa says: Miami 24, San Diego 17.

  • San Diego
    • Start: WR Keenan Allen, TE Antonio Gates
    • Neutral: QB Phillip Rivers, WRs Malcom Floyd & Eddie Royal, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Ryan Mathews (Out-knee), Brandon Oliver, & Donald Brown (Probable-concussion); TE Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak
  • Miami
    • Start: RB Lamar Miller, WR Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, K Caleb Sturgis
    • Sit: WRs Brian Hartline & Jarvis Landry, TE Dion Sims (Out-toe)

 

Arizona at Dallas – Sherpa says: Dallas 28, Arizona 17.

  • Arizona
    • Start: RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot)
    • Neutral: QB Carson Palmer, WRs Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd (Probable-knee), & John Brown, TE John Carlson, DEF
    • Sit: RB Stepfan Taylor (Out-calf), TE Troy Niklas (Questionable-ankle), K Chandler Catanzaro
  • Dallas
    • Start: RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant & Terrance Williams, DEF
    • NeutralQB Brandon Weeden, TE Jason Witten, K Dan Bailey
    • Sit: QB Tony Romo (Out-back), TE Gavin Escobar

 

Washington at Minnesota – Sherpa says: Washington 27, Minnesota 17.

  • Washington
    • Start: RB Alfred Morris, WRs Pierre Garcon & DeSean Jackson, TE Jordan Reed, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Robert Griffin III (Probable-ankle), RB Roy Helu, WR Andre Roberts, K Kai Forbath
    • Sit: QB Colt McCoy
  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Jerick McKinnon
    • Neutral: QB Teddy Bridgewater, WRs Greg Jennings & Cordarrelle Patterson, DEF
    • Sit: RB Matt Asiata, WR Jarius Wright, TEs Rhett Ellison, Chase Ford, & Kyle Rudolph (Out-abdomen); K Blair Walsh

 

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

  • Jacksonville
    • Start: QB Blake Bortles, WR Allen Robinson
    • Neutral: RB Denard Robinson, WR Cecil Shorts (Probable-groin), TE Clay Harbor, K Josh Scobee
    • Sit: RB Toby Gerhart, WR Allen Hurns (Probable-ankle), DEF
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR Mohamed Sanu, K Mike Nugent
    • Neutral: RB Jeremy Shaw, WR A.J. Green (Questionable-toe), TE Jermaine Gresham, DEF
    • Sit: RB Giovani Bernard (Out-hip), WRs Brandon Tate & Greg Little

 

Philadelphia at Houston – Sherpa says: Philadelphia 31, Houston 27.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin, TE Zach Ertz, K Cody Parkey
    • NeutralRB Darren Sproles (Probable-knee), WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews, DEF
    • Sit: TE Brent Celek (Probable-back)
  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster (Probable-knee), WR DeAndre Hopkins
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WR Andre Johnson (Probable-ankle), K Randy Bullock
    • Sit: RB Alfred Blue (Probable-ankle), TE Garrett Graham, DEF

 

St. Louis at San Francisco (Sunday late) – Sherpa says: San Francisco 27, St. Louis 21.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: QB Austin Davis, RBs Tre Mason & Zach Stacy, WR Kenny Britt (Probable-hip), DEF
    • Sit: RB Benny Cunningham, WRs Brian Quick (IR-shoulder), Tevon Austin, & Steadman Bailey; TE Lance Kendricks, K Greg Zuerlein
  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore, TE Vernon Davis, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Carlos Hyde, WRs Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin, & Stevie Johnson; K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: N/A

 

Denver at New England – Sherpa says: Denver 27, New England 24.

  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, RB Ronnie Hillman (Probable-shoulder), WRs Demaryius Thomas & Emmanuel Sanders, TE Julius Thomas
    • Neutral: WR Wes Welker & Andre Caldwell, K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball (Out-groin) & Juwan Thompson (Probable-knee)
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady (Probable-ankle), WRs Brandon LaFell & Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski
    • Neutral: RB Shane Vereen, TE Tim Wright, K Stephen Gostkowski, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jonas Gray

 

Oakland at Seattle – Sherpa says: Seattle 27, Oakland 7.

  • Oakland
    • Start: WR James Jones
    • Neutral: QB Derek Carr, WR Andre Holmes, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Sit: RBs Darren McFadden, Marcel Reece (Probable-quad), & Maurice Jones-Drew; K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Robert Turbin, WR Doug Baldwin, TE Luke Wilson, K Steven Hauschka
    • Sit: WR Jermaine Kearse, TE Zach Miller (Out-ankle)

 

Baltimore at Pittsburgh (Sunday night) – Sherpa says: Pittsburgh 34, Baltimore 31.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Steve Smith & Torrey Smith, K Justin Tucker
    • Neutral: RBs Justin Forsett (Probable-ankle) & Lorenzo Taliaferro
    • Sit: RB Bernard Pierce, TEs Owen Daniels (Questionable-knee) & Crockett Gilmore, DEF
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, TE Heath Miller, K Shaun Suisham
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WRs Markus Wheaton, Lance Moore & Martavis Bryant
    • Sit: DEF

 

Indianapolis at New York Giants (Monday night) – Sherpa says: Indianapolis 35, New York 24.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, WR T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: WRs Donte Moncrief & Reggie Wayne (Probable-elbow), TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener, DEF
    • Sit: RB Trent Richardson
  • New York
    • Start: QB Eli Manning, WRs Odell Beckham & Rueben Randle, TE Larry Donnell
    • Neutral:  K Josh Brown
    • Sit: RBs Rashad Jennings (Out-knee) & Andre Williams, DEF

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 8 Player Recommendations (Sunday 10/26/14)

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Week 8 byes:  New York Giants, San Francisco.

 

San Diego at Denver (Thursday) – Sherpa says: Denver 23, San Diego 20.

  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers
    • Neutral: RB Branden Oliver, WRs Keenan Allen, Eddie Royal, & Malcom Floyd; TE Antonio Gates, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Donald Brown (Out-concussion) & Ryan Mathews (Out-knee), TE Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WR Demaryius Thomas, TE Julius Thomas, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Ronnie Hillman, WRs Wes Welker, Emmanuel Sanders, & Andre Caldwell; K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin)
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball (Out-groin) & Juwan Thompson (Probable-knee)

 

Detroit at Atlanta (in London) (Sunday early) – Sherpa says: Detroit 27, Atlanta 24.

  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, RB Joique Bell, WR Golden Tate
    • Neutral: WRs Corey Fuller & Jeremy Ross, TE Jordan Thompson, K Matt Prater, DEF
    • Sit: RB Reggie Bush (Out-ankle), WR Calvin Johnson (Out-ankle), TEs Brandon Pettigrew (Doubtful-foot), Eric Ebron (Out-hamstring), & Joseph Fauria (Out-ankle)
  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones (Probable-ankle) & Roddy White
    • Neutral: RBs Steven Jackson & Devonta Freeman, K Matt Bryant, DEF
    • Sit: RB Jacquizz Rodgers, WRs Harry Douglas (Questionable-foot) & Devin Hester, TE Levine Toilolo

 

St. Louis at Kansas City – Sherpa says: St. Louis 24, Kansas City 23.

  • St. Louis
    • Start: QB Austin Davis, WR Brian Quick, TE Jared Cook
    • Neutral: RB Tre Mason, WRs Kenny Britt (Probable-ankle), Tavon Austin, & Stedman Bailey, K Greg Zuerlein, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Bennie Cunningham (Probable-knee) & Zac Stacy
  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, TE Travis Kelce (Probable-ribs)
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Dwayne Bowe, TE Anthony Fasano, K Cairo Santos, DEF
    • Sit: WRs A.J. Jenkins, Junior Hemingway (Questionable-hamstring), & Donnie Avery (Out-groin)

 

Chicago at New England – Sherpa says: New England 24, Chicago 17.

  • Chicago
    • Start: RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett (Probable-hamstring)
    • Neutral: QB Jay Cutler, DEF
    • Sit: K Robbie Gould
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady (Probable-shoulder), WRs Julian Edelman & Brandon LaFell, TE Rob Gronkowski, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Shane Vereen (Questionable-illness), K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: N/A

 

Buffalo at New York Jets – Sherpa says: New York 21, Buffalo 20.

  • Buffalo
    • Start: TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Kyle Orton, WRs Sammy Watkins, Robert Woods & Chris Hogan;
    • Sit: RBs C.J. Spiller (IR-collarbone) , Fred Jackson (Out-groin) , K Dan Carpenter
  • New York
    • Start: RB Chris Ivory, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Geno Smith, RB Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WRs Eric Decker (Probable-hamstring), Percy Harvin, & Jeremy Kerley; TEs Jace Amaro & Jeff Cumberland
    • Sit: K Nick Folk

 

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

  • Miami
    • Start: QB Ryan Tannehill, RB Lamar Miller, WR Mike Wallace, K Caleb Sturgis, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Brian Hartline & Jarvis Landry, TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee)
    • Sit: WR Brandon Gibson
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: QB Blake Bortles, WR Allen Robinson
    • Neutral: RB Denard Robinson, WRs Cecil Shorts & Allen Hurns, TE Clay Harbor
    • Sit: RB Toby Gerhart (Probable-foot), K Josh Scobee, DEF

 

Seattle at Carolina – Sherpa says: Seattle 31, Carolina 20.

  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, K Steven Hauschka, DEF
    • Neutral: WRs Doug Baldwin & Jermaine Kearse, TE Luke Wilson (Probable-groin) or TE Cooper Helfet (whoever starts)
    • Sit: WRs Ricardo Lockette & Paul Richardson, TE Zach Miller (Out-ankle)
  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin, TE Greg Olsen
    • Neutral: WRs Jerricho Cotchery & Jason Avant
    • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams (Out-ankle), & Darrin Reaves, K Graham Gano, DEF

 

Minnesota at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says: Minnesota 27, Tampa Bay 17.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: RB Jerick McKinnon, WR Greg Jennings, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Teddy Bridgewater, RB Matt Asiata, WR Cordarrelle Patterson, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: WR Jarius Wright, TE Rhett Ellison
  • Tampa Bay
    • Start: QB Mike Glennon, WR Mike Evans
    • Neutral: RB Doug Martin, WRs Vincent Jackson (Questionable-rib) & Louis Murphy, DEF
    • Sit: WR Robert Herron, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, K Patrick Murray

 

Baltimore at Cincinnati – Sherpa says: Baltimore 41, Cincinnati 31.

  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, RB Justin Forsett, WRs Steve Smith & Torrey Smith, K Justin Tucker
    • Neutral: RB Bernard Pierce
    • Sit: RBs Lorenzo Taliaferro & Kyle Juszczyk, TEs Owen Daniel (Out-knee) & Crockett Gilmore, DEF
  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham, K Mike Nugent
    • Neutral: RB Giovani Bernard (Probable-ribs), WR Brandon Tate
    • Sit: RB Jeremy Hill, WR A.J. Green (Doubtful-toe), DEF

 

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

  • Houston
    • Start: RB Arian Foster, WR DeAndre Hopkins
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WR Andre Johnson (Probable-Ankle), K Randy Bullock, DEF
    • Sit: TE Garrett Graham
  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Bishop Sankey, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker
    • Neutral: QB Zack Mettenberger, WRs Nate Washington & Justin Hunter, K Ryan Succop, DEF
    • Sit: QBs Jake Locker (Probable-hand) & Charlie Whitehurst, RB Shonn Greene (Probable-hamstring)

 

Philadelphia at Arizona (Sunday late) – Sherpa says: Philadelphia 31, Arizona 24.

  • Philadelphia
    • Start: QB Nick Folk, RB LeSean McCoy, WR Jeremy Maclin, K Cody Parkey
    • Neutral: WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews, TE Zach Ertz, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Darren Sproles (Questionable-knee) & Chris Polk (Probable-hamstring)
  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer, WRs Michael Floyd & Larry Fitzgerald
    • Neutral: RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot), WR John Brown (Probable-ankle), K Chandler Catanzaro
    • Sit: TE John Carlson, DEF

 

Indianapolis at Pittsburgh – Sherpa says: Indianapolis 38, Pittsburgh 31.

  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, WR T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Hakeem Nicks, TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener
    • Sit: RB Trent Richardson (Questionable-hamstring), WRs Reggie Wayne (Out-elbow) & Donte Moncrief
  • Pittsburgh
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, K Shaun Suisham
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WRs Markus Wheaton & Lance Moore, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: WR Martavis Bryant, DEF

 

Oakland at Cleveland – Sherpa says: Cleveland 30, Oakland 10.

  • Oakland
    • Start: WR James Jones
    • Neutral: QB Derek Carr, RB Darren McFadden, WR Andre Holmes, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Sit: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Brice Butler, K Sebastian Janikowski, DEF
  • Cleveland
    • Start: RB Ben Tate, TE Jordan Cameron, K Billy Cundiff, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Brian Hoyer, RB Isaiah Crowell, WRs Miles Austin & Andrew Hawkins
    • Sit: WR Travis Benjamin

 

Green Bay at New Orleans (Sunday night) – Sherpa says: New Orleans 34, Green Bay 27.

  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
    • Neutral: WR Davante Adams, TE Anthony Quarless, K Mason Crosby
    • Sit: RB James Starks (Probable-ankle), DEF
  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, RB Mark Ingram, WRs Marques Colston, Kenny Stills, & Brandin Cooks, K Shayne Graham
    • Neutral: RB Travaris Cadet, TE Jimmy Graham (Questionable-shoulder), DEF
    • Sit: TE Ben Watson

 

Washington at Dallas (Monday night) – Sherpa says: Dallas 35, Washington 24.

  • Washington
    • Start: WRs Pierre Garcon & DeSean Jackson, TE Jordan Cameron
    • Neutral: QB Colt McCoy, RBs Alfred Morris & Roy Helu, WR Andre Roberts, K Kai Forbath
    • Sit: QBs Kirk Cousins & Robert Griffin III (Questionable-ankle), DEF
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), WRs Dez Bryant (Probable-shoulder) & Terrance Williams, K Dan Bailey
    • Neutral: RB DeMarco Murray, TEs Jason Witten & Gavin Escobar, DEF
    • Sit: RB Joseph Randle

 

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

The Sherpa

Week 7 Player Recommendations (Saturday 10/18/14)

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Week 7 byes:  Philadelphia, Tampa Bay

New York Jets at New England (Thursday) – Sherpa says: New England 24, New York 14.

  • New York
    • Start: N/A
    • Neutral: RBs Chris Johnson & Chris Ivory, WRs Jeremy Kerley & Eric Decker, TE Jace Amaro, DEF
    • Sit: QB Geno Smith, TE Jeff Cumberland, K Nick Folk
  • New England
    • Start: QB Tom Brady, WRs Julian Edelman & Brandon LaFell, TE Rob Gronkowski, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Shane Vereen, K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Sit: RBs Brandon Bolden, James White, & Stevan Ridley (Out-IR)

 

Miami at Chicago (Sunday early) – Sherpa says: Chicago 24, Miami 20.

  • Miami
    • Start: RB Lamar Miller (Probable-knee)
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill (Probable-ankle), WR Mike Wallace, TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee), DEF
    • Sit: RBs Damien Williams & Daniel Thomas, WRs Brian Hartline (Probable-finger), Jarvis Landry & Brandon Gibson (Probable-hamstring); K Caleb Sturgis
  • Chicago
    • Start: QB Jay Cutler, WRs Alshon Jeffery & Brandon Marshall, TE Martellus Bennett
    • Neutral: RB Matt Forte, K Robbie Gould, DEF
    • Sit: N/A

 

New Orleans at Detroit – Sherpa says: New Orleans 28, Detroit 27.

  • New Orleans
    • Start: QB Drew Brees, WRs Marquis Colston & Brandin Cooks
    • Neutral: RBs Pierre Thomas & Khiry Robinson, WR Kenny Stills, TE Jimmy Graham (Questionable-shoulder), K Shayne Graham, DEF
    • Sit: RB Mark Ingram (Probable-hand)
  • Detroit
    • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WR Golden Tate
    • Neutral: RBs Joique Bell & Reggie Bush (Probable-ankle), TEs Brandon Pettigrew, K Matt Prater, DEF
    • Sit: RB Theo Riddick (Doubtful-hamstring), WRs Calvin Johnson (Questionable-ankle), Corey Fuller & Jeremy Ross (Probable-ankle); TE Eric Ebron (Doubtful-hamstring)

 

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

  • Carolina
    • Start: QB Cam Newton, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Jonathan Stewart (Probable-knee), WRs Kelvin Benjamin (Questionable-concussion), Jason Avant, & Jerricho Cotchery, TE Greg Olsen (Probable-ankle)
    • Sit: RBs DeAngelo Williams (Doubtful-ankle) & Darrin Reaves (Questionable-calf), K Graham Gano
  • Green Bay
    • Start: QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Andrew Quarless, K Mason Crosby
    • Sit: RB James Starks, WRs Davante Adams & Jarrett Boykin (Questionable-groin), TE Richard Rodgers

 

Cleveland at Jacksonville – Sherpa says: Cleveland 35, Jacksonville 21.

  • Cleveland
    • Start: QB Brian Hoyer, RB Ben Tate (Probable-finger), WRs Miles Austin & Andrew Hawkins, TE Jordan Cameron, K Billy Cundiff, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Isaiah Crowell, WR Travis Benjamin
    • Sit: RB Terrance West
  • Jacksonville
    • Start: QB Blake Bortles, WRs Allen Robinson & Cecil Shorts
    • Neutral: WR Allen Hurns, TE Clay Harbor (Probable-knee)
    • Sit: RBs Toby Gerhart (Out-foot), Storm Johnson & Denard Robinson; WRs Marqise Lee & Ace Sanders, K Josh Scobee, DEF

 

Atlanta at Baltimore – Sherpa says: Baltimore 37, Atlanta 28.

  • Atlanta
    • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones (Probable-ankle) & Roddy White,
    • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson, WR Devin Hester (Probable-hamstring), K Matt Bryant
    • Sit: RBs Jacquizz Rodgers & Devonta Freeman, WR Harry Douglas (Out-foot), TE Levine Toilolo, DEF
  • Baltimore
    • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Steve Smith & Torrey Smith, TE Owen Daniels, K Justin Tucker
    • Neutral: RB Justin Forsett, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Bernard Pierce & Lorenzo Taliaferro, WR Jacoby Jones

 

Minnesota at Buffalo – Sherpa says: Minnesota 24, Buffalo 20.

  • Minnesota
    • Start: WR Greg Jennings, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Teddy Bridgewater, RBs Matt Asiata & Jerick McKinnon, WRs Cordarrelle Patterson (Probable-hip) & Jarius Wright, K Blair Walsh
    • Sit: TE Rhett Ellison
  • Buffalo
    • Start: RBs Fred Jackson & C.J. Spiller
    • Neutral: WRs Sammy Watkins & Robert Woods, TE Scott Chandler, DEF
    • Sit: QB Kyle Orton, WR Mike Williams, K Dan Carpenter

 

Cincinnati at Indianapolis – Sherpa says: Indianapolis 38, Cincinnati 28.

  • Cincinnati
    • Start: QB Andy Dalton, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Jermaine Gresham
    • Neutral: RB Giovani Bernard, WR Brandon Tate, K Mike Nugent
    • Sit: RB Jeremy Hill, WR A.J. Green (Toe-doubtful), DEF
  • Indianapolis
    • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WRs Reggie Wayne & T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri
    • Neutral: RBs Ahmad Bradshaw & Trent Richardson, TEs Coby Fleener & Dwayne Allen, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Hakeem Nicks & Donte Moncrief

 

Tennessee at Washington – Sherpa says: Washington 31, Tennessee 21.

  • Tennessee
    • Start: RB Bishop Sankey, WR Kendall Wright, TE Delanie Walker
    • Neutral: WRs Nate Washington & Justin Hunter
    • Sit: QBs Charlie Whitehurst & Jake Locker (Questionable-hand) (whoever starts), RBs Shonn Greene (Doubtful-hamstring), Dexter McCluster, & Jackie Battle; K Ryan Succop, DEF
  • Washington
    • Start: QB Kirk Cousins, RBs Alfred Morris & Roy Helu, WRs DeSean Jackson & Pierre Garcon, K Kai Forbath, DEF
    • Neutral: WR Andre Roberts, TEs Niles Paul & Jordan Reed
    • Sit: N/A

 

Seattle at St. Louis – Sherpa says: St. Louis 24, Seattle 21.

  • Seattle
    • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch
    • Neutral: WR Doug Baldwin, DEF
    • Sit: WRs Jermaine Kearse, Ricardo Lockette, & Paul Richardson; TEs Zach Miller (Out-ankle) & Luke Wilson (Questionable-groin), K Steven Hauschka
  • St. Louis
    • Start: QB Austin Davis, WR Brian Quick, TE Jared Cook, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Zac Stacy (Probable-ankle), WRs Kenny Britt & Tavon Austin, K Greg Zuerlein
    • Sit: RBs Benny Cunningham & Tre Mason

 

Kansas City at San Diego (Sunday late) – Sherpa says: San Diego 24, Kansas City 17.

  • Kansas City
    • Start: RB Jamaal Charles, TE Travis Kelce
    • Neutral: QB Alex Smith, WR Dwayne Bowe, TE Anthony Fasano, DEF
    • Sit: RB Knile Davis, WRs Donnie Avery (Out-groin), Frankie Hammond, & Junior Hemmingway, K Cairo Santos
  • San Diego
    • Start: QB Phillip Rivers, WRs Keenan Allen, Eddie Royal (Probable-elbow), & Malcom Floyd, DEF
    • Neutral: RB Branden Oliver, TEs Anthony Gates & Ladarius Green, K Nick Novak
    • Sit: RBs Donald Brown (Out-concussion) & Ryan Mathews (Out-knee)

 

Arizona at Oakland – Sherpa says: Arizona 21, Oakland 10.

  • Arizona
    • Start: QB Carson Palmer (Probable-shoulder), RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot), WRs Michael Floyd (Probable-groin) & Larry Fitzgerald, DEF
    • Neutral: WR John Brown (Probable-hamstring), TE John Carlson (Questionable-knee)
    • Sit: K Chandler Catanzaro
  • Oakland
    • Start: WRs Andre Holmes & James Jones, DEF
    • Neutral: QB Derek Carr, TE Mychal Rivera
    • Sit: RBs Maurice Jones-Drew & Darren McFadden, WR Brice Butler, K Sebastien Janikowski

 

New York Giants at Dallas – Sherpa says: Dallas 38, New York 21.

  • New York
    • Start: RB Andre Williams, WR Rueben Randle
    • Neutral: QB Eli Manning, WR Odell Beckham, TE Larry Donnell
    • Sit: RB Rashad Jennings (Out-knee), WR Victor Cruz, K Josh Brown, DEF
  • Dallas
    • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant (Probable-shoulder) & Terrance Williams, K Dan Bailey, DEF
    • Neutral: TE Jason Witten
    • Sit: RBs Lance Dunbar & Joseph Randle

 

San Francisco at Denver (Sunday night) – Sherpa says: San Francisco 27, Denver 20.

  • San Francisco
    • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, DEF
    • Neutral: RBs Frank Gore & Carlos Hyde, WRs Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin, & Stevie Johnson (Probable-hip), TE Vernon Davis (Probable-back), K Phil Dawson
    • Sit: WR Brandon Lloyd
  • Denver
    • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WR Demaryius Thomas, TE Julius Thomas
    • Neutral: RB Ronnie Hillman, WRs Wes Welker & Emmanuel Sanders, DEF
    • Sit: RBs Montee Ball (Out-groin) & Juwan Thompson (Probable-knee), WR Andre Caldwell, K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin)

 

Houston at Pittsburgh (Monday night) – Sherpa says: Pittsburgh 34, Houston 20.

  • Houston run
    • Start: RB Arian Foster (Probable-groin), WRs DeAndre Hopkins (Probable-hand) & Andre Johnson (Questionable-ankle)
    • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, TE Garrett Graham
    • Sit: RB Alfred Blue, K Randy Bullock, DEF
  • Pittsburgh run/pass
    • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, K Shaun Suisham, DEF
    • Neutral: RB LeGarrett Blount, WR Markus Wheaton, TE Heath Miller
    • Sit: WR Lance Moore

 

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

The Sherpa

 

Week 6 Player Recommendations (updated Saturday 10/11/14)

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

  • Week 6 byes:  Kansas City, New Orleans

     

    Indianapolis at Houston (Thursday) – Sherpa says: Indianapolis 35, Houston 21.

    • Indianapolis
      • Start: QB Andrew Luck, WRs Reggie Wayne & T.Y. Hilton, K Adam Vinatieri, DEF
      • Neutral: RBs Ahmad Bradshaw & Trent Richardson, TEs Dwayne Allen & Coby Fleener
      • Sit: N/A
    • Houston
      • Start: RB Arian Foster (Probable-hamstring), WR DeAndre Hopkins
      • Neutral: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Probable-calf), WR Andre Johnson (Questionable-ankle), TE Garrett Graham
      • Sit: RB Alfred Blue (Probable-knee), DEF, K Randy Bullock

     

    Pittsburgh at Cleveland (Sunday early) – Sherpa says: Cleveland 35, Pittsburgh 31.

    • Pittsburgh
      • Start: QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, K Shaun Suisham
      • Neutral: RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Markus Wheaton, TE Heath Miller
      • Sit: WR Lance Moore, DEF
    • Cleveland
      • Start: QB Brian Hoyer, RB Ben Tate (Probable-finger), WRs Miles Austin & Andrew Hawkins, TE Jordan Cameron (Probable-ankle), K Billy Cundiff
      • Neutral: RBs Terrance West & Isaiah Crowell
      • Sit: WR Travis Benjamin, DEF

     

    Green Bay at Miami – Sherpa says: Miami 24, Green Bay 21.

    • Green Bay
      • Start: RB Eddie Lacy, WRs Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb
      • Neutral: QB Aaron Rodgers, DEF
      • Sit: RB John Starks, WRs Davante Adams & Jarrett Boykin (Out-groin), TEs Richard Rodgers & Andrew Quarless, K Mason Crosby
    • Miami
      • Start: RB Lamar Miller (Probable-foot), DEF
      • Neutral: QB Ryan Tannehill, RB Knowshon Moreno (Probable-elbow), WR Mike Wallace (Probable-foot), TE Charles Clay (Probable-knee), K Caleb Sturgis
      • Sit: WRs Brian Hartline, Brandon Gibson (Doubtful-hamstring), & Jarvis Landry

     

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

    • Jacksonville
      • Start: WRs Allen Hurns (Probable-foot) & Allen Robinson
      • Neutral: QB Blake Bortles, DEF
      • Sit: RBs Toby Gerhart (Out-foot), Denard Robinson, & Storm Johnson (Probable-ankle); WRs Cecil Shorts (Probable-hamstring) & Marqise Lee (Probable-hamstring), TE Clay Harbor (Probable-back), K Josh Scobee
    • Tennessee
      • Start: RB Bishop Sankey, WR Kendall Hunter, TE Delanie Walker (Probable-shoulder), DEF
      • Neutral: WRs Justin Hunter & Nate Washington, K Ryan Succop
      • Sit: QBs Jake Locker (Questionable-hand) & Charlie Whitehurst, RB Shonn Greene (Doubtful-hamstring)

     

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

    • Carolina
      • Start: QB Cam Newton, WR Kelvin Benjamin
      • Neutral: RB Darrin Reaves (Probable-hip), WRs Jerricho Cotchery & Jason Avant, TE Greg Olsen (Questionable-ankle), K Graham Gano
      • Sit: RBs Jonathan Stewart (Questionable-knee) & DeAngelo Williams (Out-ankle), TE Ed Dickson, DEF
    • Cincinnati
      • Start: QB Andy Dalton, RB Giovani Bernard, WR Mohamed Sanu, K Mike Nugent
      • Neutral: RB Jeremy Hill, WR A.J. Green (Questionable-toe), TE Jermaine Gresham, DEF
      • Sit: WR Marvin Jones (Doubtful-ankle)

     

    Detroit at Minnesota – Sherpa says: Detroit 24, Minnesota 20.

    • Detroit
      • Start: QB Matthew Stafford, WR Golden Tate, DEF
      • Neutral: RB Joique Bell (Probable-concussion), TEs Brandon Pettigrew & Eric Ebron, K Matt Prater
      • Sit: RBs Reggie Bush (Questionable-ankle) & George Winn, WRs Calvin Johnson (Doubtful-ankle) & Jeremy Ross
    • Minnesota
      • Start: RB Matt Asiata (Probable-groin)
      • Neutral: QB Teddy Bridgewater (Probable-ankle), WRs Greg Jennings & Cordarrelle Patterson (Probable-hip), DEF
      • Sit: RB Jerick McKinnon (Probable-ankle), WR Jarius Wright, TE Rhett Ellison, K Blair Walsh

     

    Baltimore at Tampa Bay – Sherpa says: Baltimore 34, Tampa Bay 17.

    • Baltimore
      • Start: QB Joe Flacco, WRs Steve Smith & Torrey Smith, TE Owen Daniels, K Justin Tucker, DEF
      • Neutral: RBs Justin Forsett, Bernard Pierce, & Lorenzo Taliaferro
      • Sit: N/A
    • Tampa Bay
      • Start: QB Mike Glennon, WR Louis Murphy
      • Neutral: RBs Doug Martin & Bobby Rainey, WRs Vincent Jackson (Questionable-rib) & Mike Evans (Questionable-groin)
      • Sit: QB Josh McCown (Doubtful-thumb), WR Robert Herron, TEs Austin Seferian-Jenkins & Brandon Myers

     

    New England at Buffalo – Sherpa says: New England 20, Buffalo 13.

    • New England
      • Start: WRs Julian Edelman & Brandon LaFell, TE Rob Gronkowski, DEF
      • Neutral: QB Tom Brady (Questionable-ankle) or QB Jimmy Garoppolo (whoever starts), RBs Stevan Ridley & Shane Vereen, TE Tim Wright
      • Sit: K Stephen Gostkowski
    • Buffalo
      • Start: RB C.J. Spiller, DEF
      • Neutral: QB Kyle Orton, WR Sammy Watkins, TE Scott Chandler
      • Sit: RB Fred Jackson (Questionable-ankle), WRs Robert Woods & Mike Williams, K Dan Carpenter

     

    Denver at New York Jets – Sherpa says: Denver 27, New York 20.

    • Denver
      • Start: QB Peyton Manning, WRs Demaryius Thomas & Emmanuel Sanders, TE Julius Thomas
      • Neutral: RB Ronnie Hillman, WRs Wes Welker & Andre Caldwell (Probable-knee), K Brandon McManus (Probable-groin)
      • Sit: RB Montee Ball (Out-groin)
    • New York
      • Start: RB Chris Ivory
      • Neutral: RB Chris Johnson (Probable-ankle), WRs Eric Decker (Questionable-hamstring) & Jeremy Kerley, DEF
      • Sit: QB Geno Smith, TEs Jeff Cumberland & Jace Amaro, K Nick Folk

     

    San Diego at Oakland (Sunday late) – Sherpa says: San Diego 24, Oakland 0.

    • San Diego
      • Start: QB Phillip Rivers, WRs Keenan Allen (Probable-quad) & Eddie Royal
      • Neutral: RB Darren Oliver, TE Antonio Gates
      • Sit: RBs Donald Brown (Out-concussion) & Ryan Mathews (Out-knee), WR Malcom Floyd (Questionable-calf), TE Ladarius Green
    • Oakland
      • Start: N/A
      • Neutral: WR James Jones, TE Mychal Rivera, DEF
      • Sit: QB Derek Carr (Questionable-ankle), RBs Maurice Jones-Drew & Darren McFadden, WR Andre Holmes, K Sebastian Janikowski

     

    Chicago at Atlanta – Sherpa says: Atlanta 35, Chicago 30.

    • Chicago
      • Start: QB Jay Cutler, RB Matt Forte, WRs Brandon Marshall & Alshon Jeffery, TE Martellus Bennett, K Robbie Gould
      • Neutral: N/A
      • Sit: DEF
    • Atlanta
      • Start: QB Matt Ryan, WRs Julio Jones (Probable-ankle) & Roddy White, K Matt Bryant
      • Neutral: RB Steven Jackson
      • Sit: RBs Jacquizz Rodgers & Devonta Freeman, WRs Harry Douglas (Out-foot) & Devin Hester (Questionable-hamstring), TE Levine Toilolo, DEF

     

    Dallas at Seattle – Sherpa says: Seattle 34, Dallas 31.

    • Dallas
      • Start: QB Tony Romo (Probable-back), RB DeMarco Murray, WRs Dez Bryant (Probable-shoulder) & Terrance Williams, K Dan Bailey
      • Neutral: TE Jason Witten
      • Sit: DEF
    • Seattle
      • Start: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, WR Percy Harvin (Probable-thigh), K Steven Hauschka
      • Neutral: WR Doug Baldwin, TE Luke Wilson
      • Sit: WRs Jermaine Kearse & Ricardo Lockette, TE Zach Miller (Out-ankle), DEF

     

    Washington at Arizona – Sherpa says: Washington 31, Arizona 21.

    • Washington
      • Start: QB Kirk Cousins, WRs DeSean Jackson & Pierre Garcon, K Kai Forbath, DEF
      • Neutral: RBs Alfred Morris & Roy Helu, WR Andre Roberts, TE Niles Paul
      • Sit: TEs Jordan Reed (Questionable-hamstring) & Logan Paulsen
    • Arizona
      • Start: RB Andre Ellington (Probable-foot)
      • Neutral: WRs Michael Floyd, Larry Fitzgerald, & John Brown, TE John Carlson
      • Sit: QBs Carson Palmer (Questionable-shoulder) & Drew Stanton (Questionable-concussion) (whoever starts), K Chandler Catanzaro, DEF

     

    New York Giants at Philadelphia (Sunday night) – Sherpa says: New York 34, Philadelphia 31.

    • New York
      • Start: QB Eli Manning, WR Victor Cruz, K Josh Brown
      • Neutral: RB Andre Williams, WRs Rueben Randle & Odell Beckham, TE Larry Donnell
      • Sit: RB Rashad Jennings (Out-knee), DEF
    • Philadelphia
      • Start: QB Nick Foles, RB Darren Sproles, WR Jeremy Maclin, K Cody Parkey
      • Neutral: RB LeSean McCoy, WRs Riley Cooper & Jordan Matthews, TE Zach Ertz
      • Sit: DEF

     

    San Francisco at St. Louis (Monday night) – Sherpa says: San Francisco 27, St. Louis 24.

    • San Francisco
      • Start: QB Colin Kaepernick, RB Frank Gore
      • Neutral: RB Carlos Hyde, WRs Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin, & Stevie Johnson; K Phil Dawson, DEF
      • Sit: TE Vernon Davis (Questionable-back)
    • St. Louis
      • Start: QB Austin Davis, WR Brian Quick, TE Jared Cook
      • Neutral: RB Zac Stacy (Probable-calf), WR Kenny Britt (Probable-knee), K Greg Zuerlein, DEF
      • Sit: RB Benny Cunningham, WR Tavon Austin

     

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

    The Sherpa

     

     

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