Jay Cutler vs. Minnesota- Sunday
Lovie Smith was optimistic that his starting quarterback would be back for the important division game against Minnesota. Cutler isn't sure. From a fantasy perspective, there are options better than Cutler regardless if he plays Sunday or not.
Alex Smith vs. New Orleans- Sunday
Head coach Jim Harbaugh stated he was going to ride the hot hand following Colin Kaepernick's performance on Monday night. Bad news for Alex Smith owners (who were still starting him).
Charlie Batch vs. Cleveland- Sunday
The cookie man is back, starting for the Steelers on Sunday for the injured duo of Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich.
DeMarco Murray vs. Washington- Thursday
Murray has been ruled out according to the Fort-Worth Star- Telegram. Felix Jones will get another start while Murray remains a week-to-week play.
Fred Jackson vs. Indianapolis- Sunday
From the "This means absolutely nothing" department, we bring you this breaking news bulletin. Fred Jackson is expected to practice Wednesday. He hasn't been granted medical clearance, but with C.J. Spiller rolling right now, it doesn't mean a thing.
Isaac Redman vs. Cleveland- Sunday
Coach Mike Tomlin believes Isaac Redman (concussion) can play Sunday against the Browns.
Ronnie Hillman vs. Kansas City- Sunday
The Denver Post reports Ronnie Hillman will start Sunday if Willis McGahee (knee) is unable to go.
Bryce Brown vs. Carolina – Monday
The Philadelphia Inquirer has confirmed Bryce Brown will start if LeSean McCoy (concussion) can't play Monday.
Pierre Garcon vs. Dallas- Thursday
Garcon was limited in Tuesday's practice and will be a game-time decision.
Titus Young vs. Houston- Thursday
Young pouted, whined and moaned his way to the bench Sunday, then was sent home Monday after throwing a fit of a two-year old variety. He has been suspended and will eat turkey at home while watching his team play.
Mike Thomas will start in place of Young.
Dwayne Bowe vs. Denver- Sunday
Coach Romeo Crennel did not rule Bowe (neck) out of Sunday's game against Denver.