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Date Player
12/5/2019 Adam Vinatieri, Ind, K
Vinatieri (knee) reportedly is unlikely to play Sunday at Tampa Bay.

Analysis: The Colts claimed Chase McLaughlin off waivers Wednesday. McLaughlin, a rookie from Illinois, has appeared in four games with the Chargers and three with San Francisco this season. He's made 13 of 17 field goals and all 15 extra points. The 46-year-old Vinatieri, meanwhile, has had one of the worst seasons of his career. He's missed 14 kicks - eight field goals and six extra points. And he missed three field goals in last weekend's 31-17 loss to division rival Tennessee.
12/4/2019 Baker Mayfield, Cle, QB
Mayfield threw in practice Thursday for the first time since injuring his right hand in Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh. Mayfield's bruised throwing hand remained wrapped, but he zipped passes to Cleveland's running backs and tight ends during the early portion of the workout open to media members.

Analysis: Mayfield showed both touch and velocity - his last pass was a 30-yard dart - on his throws, increasing the likelihood he'll start Sunday against the Bengals. Mayfield has thrown just two interceptions in his past five games after throwing a league-high 12 in the first seven. He has 15 touchdown passes after breaking the league rookie record with 27 last season.
12/4/2019 Daniel Jones, NYG, QB
Jones was kept out of practice Wednesday with a high right ankle sprain, and coach Pat Shurmur said Eli Manning “very likely” will start Monday night at Philadelphia and could very well be the starter for the rest of the season.

Analysis: Manning started the first two games of the season and passed for 556 yards with two TDs and two interceptions before the Giants made the switch to Jones, who stood on the sideline Wednesday wearing a boot on his right foot.
12/4/2019 Kalen Ballage, Mia, RB
Ballage’s historically unproductive season ended Tuesday when he was placed on injured reserve.

Analysis: Ballage, who hurt his left leg in Sunday’s victory over Philadelphia, finishes the season with 135 yards in 74 carries. His 1.8-yard average is the worst by a running back with at least 70 carries since Phil Sarboe had a 1.2-yard average for two teams in 1936. Ballage’s long gain was 8 yards. Some 199 players have had a longer run this season.
12/3/2019 Tony Pollard, Dal, RB
Pollard (knee) didn't practice Tuesday as the Cowboys prepared for Thursday night's game at Chicago.

Analysis: Pollard has rushed for 264 yards and a TD behind Ezekiel Elliott and added 90 receiving yards and a score.
12/2/2019 Josh Gordon, Sea, WR
Josh Gordon had one reception for 10 yards Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
12/2/2019 Stefon Diggs, Min, WR
Stefon Diggs had four receptions for 25 yards Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He added one rush for 27 yards.
12/2/2019 Alexander Mattison, Min, RB
Alexander Mattison ran for 22 yards on four carries Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He added four receptions for 51 yards.
12/2/2019 Jaron Brown, Sea, WR
Jaron Brown had one reception for six yards Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
12/2/2019 Kyle Rudolph, Min, TE
Kyle Rudolph had four receptions for 50 yards and one touchdown Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
12/2/2019 Chris Carson, Sea, RB
Chris Carson ran for 102 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He added one reception for seven yards.
12/2/2019 C.J. Ham, Min, RB
C.J. Ham ran for zero yards on zero carries Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He added two receptions for 42 yards.
12/2/2019 Travis Homer, Sea, RB
Travis Homer ran for 29 yards on one carry Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
12/2/2019 Kirk Cousins, Min, QB
Kirk Cousins was 22 of 38 for 276 yards and threw two touchdown passes Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He threw one interception, didn't fumble and was not sacked.
12/2/2019 Rashaad Penny, Sea, RB
Rashaad Penny ran for 74 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He added four receptions for 33 yards and one touchdown.
12/2/2019 Russell Wilson, Sea, QB
Russell Wilson was 21 of 31 for 240 yards and threw two touchdown passes Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He threw one interception, didn't fumble and was sacked two times. Wilson added 13 rushing yards on four carries.
12/2/2019 Dalvin Cook, Min, RB
Cook expects to play Sunday against the Lions after he was forced out of Monday night's game at Seattle with a shoulder injury.

Analysis: Cook is fifth in the NFL with 1,046 rushing yards and is tied for first with 12 touchdowns on the ground.
12/2/2019 T.J. Hockenson, Det, TE
Hockenson (ankle) has been placed on injured reserve.

Analysis: The eighth overall pick had 32 catches for 367 yards and two TDs in 12 games.
12/2/2019 Jamal Adams, NYJ, S
Adams has a sprained left ankle that could sideline him for at least New York’s game Sunday against Miami.

Analysis: Coach Adam Gase said Monday that it’s a “legit week-to-week” injury. Adams leads the Jets in tackles (64), sacks (6 1/2), forced fumbles (2), passes defensed (6), quarterback hits (12) and tackles for loss (8).
12/2/2019 Taylor Gabriel, Chi, WR
Gabriel (concussion) will miss a second straight game Thursday night against the Cowboys.

Analysis: It's the second concussion of the season for Gabriel, who has 29 catches for 353 yards and four TDs in nine games.
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