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  Steelers | Confidence growing in Donte Moncrief    Sun Jun 30, 01:45 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Donte Moncrief is entering 2019 training camp as the team's most-experienced wide receiver and is drawing the praise of receivers coach Daryl Drake and others in the organization. 'One thing that he's doing right now, he's playing with a lot of confidence,' Drake said. 'And Ben has confidence in him. So we just got to continue for him to grow and continue for him to do the things that we ask him to do.'

Footballguys view: Moncrief is establishing trust with his new coaches and teammates, which is a good thing, but he has been a chronic underachiever in previous stops at Indianapolis and Jacksonville. He's on the fringe of draftable player in typical redraft leagues, but could get squarely in the late round mix with a good camp and preseason.

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  Steelers | Donte Moncrief listed as No. 3 receiver    Sun Jun 30, 10:17 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Donte Moncrief is currently slotted as the team's No. 3 receiver and could move up or down the depth chart depending on the development of WRs James Washington and Diontae Johnson.

Footballguys view: This will be a fluid situation in camp and a tough one to project, as Vance McDonald could be as high as #2 in the pecking order for targets and the team could also carve out a larger role in the passing game for Jaylen Samuels. Right now Washington is probably the best one to draft of the trio, but the situation could settle into a wide receiver by committee and keep any of them from having consistent value.

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  Steelers | Big role for Donte Moncrief?    Fri Jun 7, 09:51 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Donte Moncrief said he has 'the potential to make a big impact' in the passing game and believes the receiving group can be 'electric' in 2019.

Footballguys view: The Steelers (and Fantasy GMs) are looking for their Antonio Brown replacement in 2019. JuJu Smith-Schuster will do his thing as the No. 1 receiver, but behind him there is a hole from Brown being traded away to the Raiders. We'll see if James Washington or Moncrief or rookie Deiontae Johnson emerges as a viable option behind Smith-Schuster in the WR corps.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh hoping to spread the wealth    Mon Jun 3, 02:14 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster is the 'obvious primary option' in the passing game, but the team believes it will have at least nine viable pass-catching options, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. TE Vance McDonald is 'poised for an expanded role,' while WR Donte Moncrief is being asked to learn all three receiver positions.

Footballguys view: Fantasy GMs know that Smith-Schuster is going to be a stud WR1 in 2019, but behind him there is nothing but potential breakout players and question marks. We'll be monitoring these battles at the Steelers WR position closely in training camp. Smith-Schuster is going off the board at WR6 (2.04) in 12-team PPR leagues. The other Steelers receivers currently being drafted include James Washington (WR46, 10.06) and Donte Moncrief (WR59, 13.12). In a high-powered Steelers passing attack, these are players to follow to and through training camp and the preseason.

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  Steelers | Donte Moncrief gets $3.5M guarantee    Tue Mar 19, 12:09 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Donte Moncrief has received a two-year, $9 million contract that includes $3.5 million guaranteed at signing. He'll make $5 million in cash in 2019.

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  Steelers | Donte Moncrief added by Pittsburgh    Thu Mar 14, 12:21 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers and free-agent WR Donte Moncrief (Jaguars) reached an agreement on a two-year deal on Thursday, March 14, according to a source.

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  Jets | Donte Moncrief in NYJ's sights?    Tue Feb 26, 01:35 PM

Impending free-agent WR Donte Moncrief (Jaguars) is a target of the New York Jets, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Moncrief had some moments but languished mostly in an offense that was in the bottom 3-5 of the league. He still has value as a size/speed threat, but his deal this year will be less than the surprising nine million he got from the Jaguars last year.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief held in check    Sun Dec 30, 05:31 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief caught two passes for 21 yards against the Houston Texans in Week 17.

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  Jaguars | Zero receptions for Donte Moncrief     Sun Dec 16, 06:41 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief was targeted two times during the Week 15 game against the Washington Redskins but finished with zero receptions.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief targeted 10 times    Fri Dec 7, 12:59 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief had five receptions (on 10 targets) for 47 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 14.

Footballguys view: Moncrief could have had a bigger night but he had two deep balls go off of his fingertips for incompletions. He's only deep bench depth heading into a matchup with Washington.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief finishes with 40 yards    Sun Dec 2, 05:55 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief caught three passes for 40 yards against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 13.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief silenced again    Mon Nov 26, 12:16 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief logged one catch on four targets for 29 yards in Week 12 against the Buffalo Bills.

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  Jaguars | Poor day for Donte Moncrief    Sun Nov 18, 09:07 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief managed just one catch for 11 yards on two targets in Week 11 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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  Jaguars | Long score for Donte Moncrief     Sun Nov 11, 08:20 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief caught three passes for 98 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown, in a 29-26 loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 10.

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  Jaguars | Four catches for Donte Moncrief    Sun Oct 28, 01:39 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief caught four passes for 54 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 8.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief rejoins team after 'mishap'    Fri Oct 26, 12:07 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief did not fly with the rest of the team to London due to a 'passport mishap,' but he was able to take a commercial flight and rejoin the team on Friday, Oct. 26. He is expected to play his normal allotment of snaps in Week 8 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief finishes with 76 yards    Sun Oct 21, 06:03 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief caught seven passes for 76 yards against the Houston Texans in Week 7.

Footballguys view: Moncrief was the leading Jaguars receiver but it's going to be tough to trust any Jacksonville receiver with the current state of their passing game.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief leads team in Week 5    Sun Oct 7, 09:27 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief hauled in six receptions for 76 yards on a game-high 15 targets in Week 5 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief finds end zone in win    Sun Sep 30, 10:31 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief erupted for five receptions, 109 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the New York Jets on five targets.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief nicked up in win    Sun Sep 16, 07:26 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 2 against the New England Patriots and he limped off the field. He had four grabs for 34 yards and a touchdown before departing.

Footballguys view: Moncrief's injury will make Keelan Cole and Dede Westbrook better waiver wire pickups with Blake Bortles playing well heading into a matchup with Tennessee.

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  Jaguars | Keelan Cole, Donte Moncrief atop depth chart    Tue Sep 4, 09:22 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Keelan Cole and Donte Moncrief are listed ahead of Dede Westbrook on the team's depth chart Tuesday, Sept. 4.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief has an opening    Mon Aug 27, 11:51 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief has an opening to a starting receiver spot with WR Marqise Lee (knee) out for the season.

Footballguys view: Moncrief should get more looks now that Marqise Lee is done for the year. How much fantasy value do those extra looks may have is debatable. Keelan Cole likely gets the most boost with the Lee injury. Dede Westbrook will factor into the mix here as well.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief nets 62 yards    Sat Aug 25, 10:02 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief caught three of his five targets for a game-high 62 yards in a 17-6 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons Saturday, Aug. 25.

Footballguys view: Moncrief could get a larger role in two-wide sets with Marqise Lee out. He's still more waiver wire speed dial than late round target, but his value is up in the wake of Lee's injury.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief a full participant    Fri Aug 3, 06:14 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief (knee) will be a full participant during practice Friday, Aug. 3. Moncrief has been limited lately because of a knee injury.

Footballguys view: Hopefully Moncrief can stay on the field now. Injuries have held back his development and they could hamper his bid to be a productive starting receiver for the Jaguars and earn a good contract next year.

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  Jaguars | Jacksonville's top four WRs set?    Thu Aug 2, 02:47 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Marqise Lee, Donte Moncrief, Keelan Cole and DJ Chark are set atop the team's receiver depth chart with WR Dede Westbrook the front runner for the No. 5 spot, according to ESPN's Michael DiRocco.

Footballguys view: The biggest question here is really what happens with Blake Bortles. While he had some really nice moments in 2017, his production continues to drop, though his completion percentage improved over previous numbers. How he goes will directly impact his receivers. Right now, even assumed No. 1 Marqise Lee is suffering from a mediocre ADP of 51st receiver overall. Now, Lee is battling a shoulder injury, but he has the ability to be higher. We just don't trust that he has the quarterback to throw him the ball. The wide receiver group is dragged down by the quarterback, and lacks the ability (in Lee's case) or the experience (in the case of DJ Chark) to overcome that in the way that Allen Hurns and Allen Robinson did for a time.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief flashes during spring    Fri Jun 22, 12:54 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief was healthy during offseason workouts and able to show off his speed on deep routes throughout OTAs, according to Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com.

Footballguys view: Moncrief's signing was a bit expensive for an oft-injured underachiever, but it appears that he is providing the vertical element that the Colts seemed to de-emphasize in recent years. He's just a late round flier, but he has more of a pulse now than he has at any point in the last year.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief terms    Mon Mar 19, 11:42 AM

Updating previous reports, Jacksonville Jaguars WR Donte Moncrief signed a one-year, $9.6 million deal with $2 million in potential incentives. The contract is fully guaranteed.

Footballguys view: It's an interesting contract for a player who has not played a full 16-game season since 2015. Moncrief has a nice size/speed combination but has never played up to his full potential as a pro. The Jaguars are a run-first team, but Moncrief could be in for a larger-than-expected role in 2018.

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  Jaguars | Donte Moncrief to join Jaguars    Tue Mar 13, 04:54 PM

Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR Donte Moncrief plans to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to source.

Footballguys view: We all know Moncrief has talent, it's just a matter of him staying healthy and getting an opportunity to produce. Health is up to him, but opportunities may be limited in Jacksonville with a jam-packed WR corps including guys like Marqise Lee, Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole. Allen Hurns is also there, but the team may be parting ways with him in the near future. Even if they do that, fantasy potential for a WR on this run-heavy team are not as ideal as other spots.

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  Colts | IND, Donte Moncrief expected to part ways    Thu Mar 8, 11:07 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief 'isn't likely' to be re-signed by the club, according to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, as 'all current indications' point to the two sides 'parting ways for good' after the free-agent market opens up on Wednesday, March 14.

Footballguys view: A third-round pick in 2014, Moncrief has never played up to his full potential. We'll see what kind of interest he draws on the open market. If healthy, Moncrief has the potential to be a 1,000-yard receiver.

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  Ravens | Donte Moncrief an option for Ravens    Tue Mar 6, 10:36 AM

Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR Donte Moncrief has been linked to the Baltimore Ravens, who are revamping their receiving corps.

Footballguys view: Moncrief has a lot to prove both to himself and to the league. He should see some interest, and likely will get a one-year "prove it" deal.

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  Colts | Indy could make offer to Donte Moncrief    Sun Feb 4, 02:33 PM

The Indianapolis Colts could consider offering impending free-agent WR Donte Moncrief a short-term deal where he would have to prove his value, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Mike Wells.

Footballguys view: Moncrief is still young at 24 and he has great tools, but has been a disappointment with the Colts. The team might value him more than others because of continuity, considering how little they have on the depth chart behind Moncrief.

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  Colts | Donte Moncrief to miss game    Sun Dec 31, 11:55 AM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 17 game.

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  Colts | Week 17 inactives for Indianapolis    Sun Dec 31, 11:45 AM

The Indianapolis Colts have declared OG Mark Glowinski, OT Denzelle Good, DL Johnathan Hankins, QB Brad Kaaya, WR Donte Moncrief, DL Caraun Reid, TE Jason Vander Laan inactive for Week 17.

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  Colts | Week 17 injury report for Colts    Fri Dec 29, 05:26 PM

Indianapolis Colts OT Denzelle Good (knee), DT Johnathan Hankins (ankle) and TE Jason Vander Laan (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 29, and have been ruled out for Week 17. WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. RB Frank Gore (non-injury) fully participated in practice and is not on the injury report.

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  Colts | Questionable tag for Donte Moncrief    Fri Dec 29, 05:17 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 29, and is listed as questionable for Week 17.

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  Colts | Donte Moncrief listed as limited    Thu Dec 28, 04:57 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 28.

Footballguys view: He hasn't played since Week 13, so even if he is in the lineup this week, we're not expecting anything from him. Look elsewhere for your emergency production. These are not the droids you're looking for.

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  Colts | Donte Moncrief limited in practice    Wed Dec 27, 04:17 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 27.

Footballguys view: Moncrief hasn't played in three weeks due to this ankle injury. A limited practice on Wednesday is a sign of progress, but there's no guarantee that he'll be playing in Week 17.

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  Colts | Wednesday's practice report for Indy    Wed Dec 27, 04:17 PM

Indianapolis Colts OL Denzelle Good (knee), DT Johnathan Hankins (ankle) and TE Jason Vander Laan (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 27. WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) was listed as a limited participant.

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  Colts | Week 16 inactives for Colts    Sat Dec 23, 03:12 PM

The Indianapolis Colts have declared DL Caraun Reid, S Clayton Geathers, OT Denzelle Good, WR Donte Moncrief, TE Jason Vander Laan, OG Mark Glowinski, CB Rashaan Melvin inactive for Week 16.

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  Colts | Thursday status report for Colts     Thu Dec 21, 03:56 PM

Indianapolis Colts OG Denzelle Good (knee), CB Rashaan Melvin (hand), WR Donte Moncrief (ankle), TE Jason Vander Laan (concussion) and TE Brandon D. Williams (concussion) have been ruled out for Week 16.

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  Colts | Wednesday practice report for Colts    Wed Dec 20, 05:51 PM

Indianapolis Colts OG Denzelle Good (knee), DT Johnathan Hankins (shoulder), WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) and TE Brandon D. Williams (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 20. CB Rashaan Melvin (hand) was limited. TE Darrell Daniels (hamstrings), CB Nate Hairston (concussion) and LB Jeremiah George (neck) participated fully.

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  Colts | Tuesday injury report for Colts    Tue Dec 19, 06:40 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle), OG Denzelle Good (knee) and TE Brandon D. Williams (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 19. CB Rashaan Melvin (hand) was limited. TE Darrell Daniels (hamstring), CB Nate Hairston (concussion) and LB Jeremiah George (neck) participated fully.

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  Colts | Week 15 inactives for Colts    Thu Dec 14, 07:06 PM

The Indianapolis Colts have declared TE Darrell Daniels, WR Donte Moncrief, RB Matt Jones, CB Nate Hairston, CB Rashaan Melvin, C Ryan Kelly, OT Tyreek Burwell inactive for Week 15.

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  Colts | Indy's Week 15 injury report    Wed Dec 13, 04:30 PM

Indianapolis Colts CB Nate Hairston (concussion), C Ryan Kelly (concussion) and WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 13. TE Darrell Daniels (hamstring) and CB Rashaan Melvin (hand) were limited in practice. All five players have been ruled out for the Week 15 game Thursday, Dec. 14, against the Denver Broncos. QB Jacoby Brissett (quadriceps), RB Frank Gore (rest, hand) and DT Hassan Ridgeway (shoulder) practiced in full and were removed from the injury report.

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  Colts | Tuesday injury report for Colts    Tue Dec 12, 06:43 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 12.TE Darrell Daniels (hamstring), CB Nate Hairston (concussion) and CB Rashaan Melvin (hand) were limited. C Ryan Kelly (concussion) and DT Hassan Ridgeway (shoulder) participated fully.

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  Colts | Donte Moncrief likely to return Week 16    Tue Dec 12, 12:10 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 15 against the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: It's a short week for the Colts as they play on Thursday night. Signs point to Moncrief returning to action for Week 16.

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  Colts | Donte Moncrief misses practice    Mon Dec 11, 06:11 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) did not participate in practice Monday, Dec. 11.

Footballguys view: The Colts have a short week as they play the Broncos on Thursday night. Moncrief missed the game against Buffalo on Sunday, and it looks like he's doubtful for Week 15.

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  Colts | Week 14 Colts inactives    Sun Dec 10, 11:41 AM

The Indianapolis Colts have declared TE Darrell Daniels, WR Donte Moncrief, DL Hassan Ridgeway, RB Matt Jones, CB Rashaan Melvin, C Ryan Kelly, OT Tyreek Burwell inactive for Week 14.

Footballguys view: Chester Rogers gets the start in a potential audition to be the Colts #2 receiver next year with Moncrief entering free agency.

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  Colts | Chester Rogers to see more work?    Fri Dec 8, 11:05 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Chester Rogers could see increased snaps against the Buffalo Bills in Week 14 with WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) ruled out, according to Andrew Walker of Colts.com.

Footballguys view: In Week 10, Rogers had six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown against the Steelers. The former Grambling State receiver has seven catches over the last two weeks and has the speed to be a threat to score anytime he touches the ball. Rogers is a WR6 for fantasy owners, but he's a classic 'what the heck' flex/sleeper in Week 14 with potentially a larger opportunity.

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  Colts | Week 14 injury report for Indy    Fri Dec 8, 04:19 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Darrell Daniels (hamstring), CB Rashaan Melvin (hand), CB Chris Milton (neck) and WR Donte Moncrief (ankle) did not practice Friday, Dec. 8. Milton is listed as questionable for Week 14 against the Buffalo Bills while the others have been ruled out. OT Denzelle Good (illness) and C Mike Person (ankle) were limited in practice and are listed as questionable, while RB Frank Gore (rest), DT Johnathan Hankins (chest), C Ryan Kelly (concussion) and DT Hasaan Ridgeway (shoulder) practiced in full and were removed from the report.

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