Bills RBs LeSean McCoy (hamstring) and Chris Ivory (shoulder) are inactive for today’s game against the Lions. That leaves Marcus Murphy as Buffalo’s likely lead back. The 5’9, 195-pounder has averaged 5.2 yards per carry on 41 attempts this season and hauled in 11 of 19 targets but for just 26 yards. We’d expect him to get 12-15 touches today, putting him in play as a desperation RB3 or flex. Recent practice squad call-up Keith Ford will serve as the #2 RB.

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The Bills have released RB Chris Ivory. It's not a surprising move after the team signed veteran RB Frank Gore, and it saves the Bills $2.156 million. Ivory has topped 110 carries for 6 straight seasons but has also averaged 3.8 yards per carry or less each of the past 3 years. That included a career-low 3.3 in 2018. We'll see if the 31-year-old catches on somewhere else. Don't bet on him being much of a 2019 fantasy football factor, though.

11:12am EST 12/23/18

Bills RB Chris Ivory (shoulder) is inactive for today’s game against the Patriots. RB Keith Ford will back up RB LeSean McCoy but isn’t a fantasy option.

11:11am EST 11/11/18

Bills RB Chris Ivory (shoulder) is inactive for today’s game against the Jets. That should mean a few extra touches for RB LeSean McCoy.

Bills RB Chris Ivory (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jets after a limited week of practice. He’s not a fantasy option, but his absence could mean a few extra touches for RB LeSean McCoy.

The Bills are set to sign RB Chris Ivory to a 2-year, $5.5 million deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Ivory struggled to just 3.6 yards per carry in Jacksonville over the past 2 seasons and turns 30 later this month. He's no threat to RB LeSean McCoy's starting job and will be no more than a late-round handcuff pick in 2018 fantasy drafts.

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