Fantasy Football: Week 15 Injury Report

December 18, 2021

The fantasy season is nearing an end, but COVID isn’t going anywhere. Three games have already been moved and over 100 NFL players are now in the league’s protocol. Plus, we still have a ton of injuries to consider. Here’s a look at some of those situations in our weekly Injury Report.

With more than 100 COVID cases across the NFL, the league has moved three Week 15 games off their original dates to be played on Monday and Tuesday.

The Cleveland Browns vs. Las Vegas Raiders matchup will be moved from Saturday to Monday while the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Football Team and Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams matchups will be moved from Sunday to Tuesday.

Keep up with all the COVID-19 issues on this tracker from

Lamar Jackson (ankle): has a chance to play vs. GB despite missing practice all week
Jalen Hurts (ankle): on track to start TUE vs. WAS after practicing full on FRI
Taylor Heinicke (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Baker Mayfield (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Case Keenum (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Daniel Jones (neck): won’t play in Week 15 vs. DAL; Mike Glennon expected to start
Andy Dalton (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19

Leonard Fournette (ankle): practiced fully FRI; will play in Week 15 vs. NO
James Conner (ankle): trending in right direction after a couple DNP’s earlier in the week
Chase Edmonds (ankle): expected to return to action vs. DEN after coming of IR this week
Miles Sanders (ankle): will play vs. WAS on TUE
D’Andre Swift (shoulder): has been ruled out for Week 15 vs. ARI
Jamaal Williams (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
David Montgomery (illness): practiced fully on FRI and should be set for MNF vs. MIN
Elijah Mitchell (concussion/knee): has been ruled out for Week 15 vs. ATL
Darrell Henderson (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Javonte Williams (knee): questionable; Vic Fangio said he “will play” & “won’t have any limitations”
Melvin Gordon (thumb): questionable vs. CIN, but expected to play
Myles Gaskin (COVID-19): activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list & on track to play vs. NYJ
Damien Harris (hamstring): downgraded to OUT for Week 15 vs. IND; Rhamondre Stevenson to start
Kareem Hunt (COVID/ankle): Reserve – COVID-19; status was already in doubt w/ankle issue
Tony Pollard (foot): questionable vs. NYG; attempting to play through a torn plantar fascia
Alexander Mattison (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Michael Carter (ankle): slated to return & have “significant role” in Week 15 vs. MIA
J.D. McKissic (concussion): DNP all week and truly questionable vs. PHI on TUE
Alex Collins (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Rex Burkhead (hip): has a chance to play vs. JAX after a pair of limited sessions
Carlos Hyde (concussion): ruled out for Week 15 vs. HOU


From The GetSportsInfo Podcast:



DeAndre Hopkins (knee): had surgery on FRI; will miss the rest of regular season and maybe longer
Adam Thielen (ankle): has not practiced yet this week; GTD for MNF vs. CHI
DJ Moore (hamstring): questionable, but trending towards playing in Week 15 vs. BUF
Marquise Brown (illness): was able to return to practice on FRI, but officially questionable
Terry McLaurin (concussion): questionable, but team optimistic he can play TUE vs. PHI
Tyler Lockett (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Jaylen Waddle (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Odell Beckham Jr (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Jarvis Landry (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Emmanuel Sanders (knee): doubtful tp play vs. CAR after three straight DNPs
Allen Robinson (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Marquez Valdes-Scantling (back): limited on THU & FRI, but is expected to suit up vs. BAL
Sterling Shepard (calf): questionable after limited practice on FRI
Kadarius Toney (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Josh Reynolds (thigh): officially questionable after popping up on injury report FRI

Darren Waller (knee): has been ruled out for Week 15 vs. CLE
TJ Hockenson (thumb): officially placed on IR after season-ending surgery on THU
Zach Ertz (hamstring): got in limited effort FRI after missing two days of practice
Tyler Higbee (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Austin Hooper (COVID-19): Reserve – COVID-19
Cole Kmet (illness): returned to practice on FRI; good to go vs. MIN on MNF
Brevin Jordan (hand): downgraded to a missed practice FRI; on wrong-side of questionable

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