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- Cameron Dicker 2005 K
Cameron Dicker: Finds new opportunity11m ago
Dicker signed with the Eagles' practice squad Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Dicker was a 2022 undrafted free agent out of Texas, who had spent time with the Rams and Ravens during camp. With Jake Elliot (leg) questionable for Sunday against the Eagles, Dicker will likely be the Eagles' kicker, if Elliot is unable to go.
- Brian Allen LAR C
Rams' Brian Allen: Return looming closer15m ago
Allen (knee) has a chance to return for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports.
Head coach Sean McVay said "He is making good progress. Whether that's this week or the following week, we're kind of keeping all options open and available," per Manzano. Allen missed the Rams' last three contests due to a knee procedure he underwent after the team's opener against the Bills, but it sounds like he's close to reclaiming his normal role as Los Angeles' starting center. If he's unable to play in Week 5 against the Cowboys, Jeremiah Kolone would likely receive the starting nod, since backup center Coleman Shelton is set to miss time with a high-ankle sprain he suffered Monday against the 49ers.
- Jordan Fuller LAR DB
Rams' Jordan Fuller: Will miss time45m ago
Fuller aggravated his hamstring injury in Monday night's loss to the 49ers and will miss a couple of weeks, according to head coach Sean McVay, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
Fuller was absent in Week 3 and was questionable heading into Monday's game with the 49ers. The third-year safety ultimately played 73 percent of the team's snaps on defense, recording two tackles and forcing a fumble. If he were to miss two weeks, he would not return until Week 8 in a rematch against the 49ers, as the Rams have a bye in Week 7.
- Coleman Shelton LAR C
Rams' Coleman Shelton: Endures high-ankle sprain1h ago
Shelton suffered a high-ankle sprain during Monday's 24-9 loss to the 49ers, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
Shelton stepped in as the team's starting center over the past three weeks, after fellow lineman Brian Allen underwent a knee procedure after the team's opener against Buffalo. The 299-pounder is now looking at a 4-to-6 week recovery period, but Allen has a solid chance to return and replace Shelton at center just in time for Sunday's matchup with the Cowboys.
- Ryan Connelly MIN ILB
Vikings' Ryan Connelly: Removed from PUP list1h ago
The Vikings activated Connelly (knee) from their reserve/PUP list Tuesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
Connelly suffered a torn ACL against the Steelers in December, and he was later placed on Minnesota's reserve/PUP list in August. The 27-year-old was required to miss the team's first four games, but he'll now be eligible to return Week 5 against the Bears. Connelly is expected to be a heavy contributor on special teams moving forward, as he's amassed 410 special teams snaps compared to just one defensive snap over the last two seasons.
- Lewis Cine MIN SAF
Vikings' Lewis Cine: Placed on IR1h ago
The Vikings placed Cine (leg) on injured reserve Tuesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
Cine suffered a compound fracture in his left leg during Sunday's 28-25 win over the Saints, and he's since undergone successful surgery Tuesday. Although the 22-year-old safety is eligible to return later in the year after being placed on IR, the procedure Cine underwent was presumably season-ending, meaning he'll likely target a full recovery for the 2023 season. The 199-pounder played two defensive and 34 special teams snaps across three games.
- Spenser Watkins BAL SP
Orioles' Spenser Watkins: Will start season finale11m ago
Watkins is scheduled to start Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Watkins last pitched Saturday out of the bullpen and covered three innings against the Yankees, and he'll return on three days rest to start the final game of the regular season. The 30-year-old produced a 3.80 ERA across his first 14 outings of the season but has surrendered 27 runs over his past 38 innings, and he'll look to finish the campaign on a high note Wednesday.
- Isiah Kiner-Falefa NYY SS
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Sitting for Game 218m ago
Kiner-Falefa is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rangers.
Kiner-Falefa started the matinee and will head to the bench after he went 1-for-4. Oswald Peraza will take over at shortstop and bat sixth in the nightcap.
- Alex Cobb SF SP
Giants' Alex Cobb: Moving up to start Tuesday30m ago
Cobb will start Tuesday's game against the Padres instead of Wednesday as previously scheduled, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
The 34-year-old lined up to start Wednesday's series finale but will be pushed up day with Carlos Rodon having his final turn through the rotation skipped for workload management. Cobb made his previous start Friday, so he could have reduced workload Tuesday while pitching on three days rest.
- Carlos Rodon SF SP
Giants' Carlos Rodon: Not starting Tuesday41m ago
Rodon won't start Tuesday against the Padres and is unlikely to pitch in Wednesday's season finale, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Manager Gabe Kapler indicated Monday the left-hander may not make his final turn through the rotation Tuesday, and Alex Cobb has now been announced as the starter for the penultimate game of the season. Rodon threw a career-high 178 frames in 2022 and had a 2.88 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 237:52 K:BB with a 14-8 record. He joined the Giants on a two-year, $44 million deal in March but can opt out of the contract, and is likely to do so, since he exceeded 110 innings.
- Matt Thaiss LAA C
Angels' Matt Thaiss: Absent from lineup Tuesday1h ago
Thaiss isn't starting Tuesday against Oakland, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
After going 1-for-8 with three walks over the last four games, Thaiss will take a seat Tuesday. Matt Duffy will take his place at first base and bat sixth.
- Anthony Rizzo NYY 1B
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Not starting Game 21h ago
Rizzo is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rangers.
Rizzo went 0-for-3 during Game 1 and will take a seat for the nightcap. DJ LeMahieu will move to first base while Oswaldo Cabrera covers the keystone for New York.
- Tyler Herro MIA PG
Heat's Tyler Herro: Starting versus Minnesota9m ago
Herro will start at shooting guard Tuesday versus the Timberwolves, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
Herro just signed a four-year, $130 million extension Oct. 2, and is now trying to secure a starting spot in Miami's rotation. Last year's Sixth Man of the Year will be competing with Max Strus, Victor Oladipo and Duncan Robinson for the starting shooting guard role.
- Omer Yurtseven MIA C
Heat's Omer Yurtseven: Starting Tuesday16m ago
Yurtseven will start in Tuesday's preseason game agains the Timberwolves, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
Yurtseven is competing for a starting job this season. It is notable that he is starting alongside Bam Adebayo, as these two would have to fit together offensively if Yurtseven wants to maintain his starting spot. The young big man will likely have to provide solid floor spacing in order to make this front court pairing work.
- Jaylen Nowell MIN SG
Timberwolves' Jaylen Nowell: Starting against Miami25m ago
The Timberwolves announced that Nowell would start at point guard for Tuesday's preseason game versus the Heat.
Nowell is starting with D'Angelo Russell (undisclosed) out. Russell is not expected to miss much time, so Nowell should return to his reserve role once the regular season begins on Oct. 19.
- Naz Reid MIN C
Timberwolves' Naz Reid: Starting Tuesday28m ago
The Timberwolves announced that Reid would start at center for Tuesday's preseason matchup with the Heat.
Reid is starting with Rudy Gobert (rest) and Karl-Anthony (illness) Towns out. The 6-10 big man is positioned to be team's primary backup in the front court. Last season Reid averaged 8.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.9 blocks in 15.8 minutes across 77 games.
- JaVale McGee DAL C
Mavericks' JaVale McGee: Out Wednesday43m ago
Mcgee (ankle) will miss Wednesday's preseason game versus the Thunder, Nick Crain of SI.com reports.
Mcgee has also missed practice due to his sprained ankle. While the Mavericks' regular season does not start until Oct. 19, the team will likely be careful with the veteran center in the preseason. Expect Mcgee's minutes to be limited until the regular season rolls around.
- Luka Doncic DAL PG
Mavericks' Luka Doncic: Slated to sit preseason opener1h ago
Doncic (rest) isn't expected to take the floor during Wednesday's preseason opener versus the Thunder, Nick Crain of SI.com reports.
Doncic is expected to sit some during the preseason to rest up after spending his summer playing for Slovenia in the Eurobasket tournament. It's unclear if or how much we will see him in preseason action, but, assuming he sits as expected, Doncic's next chance to take the floor would surface Friday against the Magic.
- Robin Salo NYI D
Islanders' Robin Salo: Likely to make the team2m ago
Salo is the favorite to be one of the Islanders' top six defensemen to enter the season, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
There were two job openings on the Islanders entering training camp as Zdeno Chara, and Andy Greene are no longer with the team. Salo might be the top defensive prospect for the Islanders, and he did play in 21 games for the team last season. Salo had one goal and five points in those games but failed to impress former head coach Barry Trotz. Salo should have a longer leash under boss Lane Lambert.
- Calvin Petersen LA G
Kings' Cal Petersen: In line to start40m ago
Petersen (lower body) is expected to start Tuesday's preseason road game versus the Ducks, Zach Dooley of the Kings' official site reports.
Petersen is likely to get the full game Tuesday, which will be his second preseason appearance. He was injured in his first exhibition game of the year against the Golden Knights, exiting that game after one period. The 27-year-old enters 2022-23 in a tandem with Jonathan Quick for playing time in goal.
- Ilya Sorokin NYI G
Islanders' Ilya Sorokin: Receives start Tuesday1h ago
Sorokin will guard the road goal against the Flyers on Tuesday, per the NHL media site.
Sorokin will get his second start of the preseason in this contest. The 27-year-old enters 2022-23 as the Islanders' No. 1 goalie after he posted a 2.40 GAA and a .925 save percentage in 52 games last season. He remains a high-end option in goal for fantasy.
- Sam Montembeault MON G
Canadiens' Sam Montembeault: In goal Tuesday1h ago
Montembeault will guard the home goal Tuesday versus the Senators.
Montembeault will make his second start of the preseason in this contest. The 25-year-old could get one more tuneup before the Canadiens' regular season begins next Wednesday.
- Anton Forsberg OTT G
Senators' Anton Forsberg: Making start Tuesday1h ago
Forsberg will start Tuesday's preseason game on the road against Montreal, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Forsberg is expected to go into the regular season as Ottawa's top goalie after Cam Talbot suffered a broken rib during the exhibition schedule. His fantasy value has been granted a boost as a result.
- Zach Senyshyn OTT RW
Zachary Senyshyn: Released from PTO, heads to AHL2h ago
Senyshyn was released from his professional tryout Tuesday and assigned to Utica of the AHL.
Senyshyn will join the Comets on a one-year, AHL deal, which was agreed to Monday. He has suited up in only 16 career NHL games over the past four seasons, earning one goal and two assists.