Fantasy Football: Week 16 Injury Report

December 25, 2021

The fantasy season is nearing an end, but COVID isn’t going anywhere. For the second straight week dozens of NFL players are sidelined due to the virus. Plus, we still have a ton of injuries to consider. Here’s a look at some of those situations in our weekly Injury Report.

The spread of COVID-19 across the NFL isn’t slowing down in Week 16.

After multiple games were moved due more than 100 cases in Week 15, the names are adding up once again for Week 16 as fantasy playoffs are underway and the NFL playoff picture comes into focus.

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

QUARTERBACKS
Lamar Jackson (ankle): DNP all week; not expected to play at CIN
Tyler Huntley (illness): DNP practice on FRI w/non-COVID illness
Taysom Hill (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Trevor Siemian (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19; Ian Book to start vs. MIA on MNF
Teddy Bridgewarter (concussion): out of Week 16; Drew Lock to start vs. LV
Jared Goff (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Justin Fields (ankle): DNP on FRI; Nick Foles named starter for Wk 16
Andy Dalton (hand/groin): ruled out for Week 16 at SEA

RUNNING BACKS
Dalvin Cook (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Austin Ekeler (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Antonio Gibson (toe): DNP all week; shaping up to be GTD for SUN night at DAL
Leonard Fournette (hamstring): placed on IR; will miss the rest of regular season
James Conner (heel): officially questionable; will be GTD for SAT night vs. IND
D’Andre Swift (shoulder): questionable after turning in limited practices all week
Damien Harris (hamstring): limited olibn FRI; listed as questionable vs. BUF
Rhamondre Stevenson (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Kareem Hunt (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
David Johnson (quad): DNP on FRI and looking iffy for Week 16 action
J.D. McKissic (concussion): placed on IR and out until Week 18

+++

From The GetSportsInfo Podcast:

Subscribe to the podcast on I-TUNES | GOOGLE PLAY | SPOTIFYSTITCHER | SOUNDCLOUD 

+++

WIDE RECEIVERS
Tyreek Hill (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Chris Godwin (knee): out for season with torn ACL
Mike Evans (hamstring): ruled out for Week 16 vs. CAR
Adam Thielen (ankle): will be a GTD vs. LAR; trending towards playing
D.J. Moore (hamstring): limited participant FRI; officially questionable vs. TB
Brandin Cooks (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Gabriel Davis (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Cole Beasley (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Nelson Agholor (concussion): ruled out for Wk 16 vs. BUF
Kendrick Bourne (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Elijah Moore (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Allen Robinson (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Marques Valdes-Scantling (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Jamison Crowder (calf): DNP on FRI and doubtful for Week 16 vs. JAX
Laviska Shenualt (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Tajae Sharpe (foot): doubtful for Wk 16 vs. DET

TIGHT ENDS
Travis Kelce (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Darren Waller (knee): doubtful and likely to miss fourth straight game
Pat Freiermuth (concussion): ruled out for Week 16 vs. KC
Donald Parham (concussion): will not play Week 16 vs. HOU

KICKERS
Harrison Butker (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Nick Folk (knee): limited on FRI; questionable vs. BUF
Chase McLaughlin (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19

  • Categories: NFL

Leave a Reply