Fantasy Football: Week 17 Injury Report

January 1, 2022

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 17.

In Week 17 of the 2021 NFL season, one of the most important factors in handicapping games and figuring out fantasy lineups is just knowing who’s available.

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

QUARTERBACKS
Lamar Jackson (ankle): DNP on FRI; questionable for Wk 17 vs. LAR
Kirk Cousins (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19; Sean Mannion to start vs. GB
Jimmy Garoppolo (thumb): DNP on FRI; doubtful vs. HOU
Teddy Bridgewater (concussion): out for Week 17 vs. LAC
Justin Fields (ankle): limited practice on FRI: Andy Dalton to start vs. NYG
Jared Goff (knee): expected to miss Wk 17 vs. SEA; Tim Boyle in line to start

RUNNING BACKS
James Conner (heel): very limited on FRI; GTD for 4:25PM kick vs. DAL
Antonio Gibson (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
James Robinson (Achilles): placed on IR, season is over
Clyde Edwards-Helaire (collarbone): DNP on FRI; likely to miss Wk 17 at CIN
Elijah Mitchell (knee): no setbacks so far; on track to be active vs. HOU
Miles Sanders (hand): out for Week 17 at WAS
Jordan Howard (neck): limited practice on FRI; questionable vs. WAS
Darrell Henderson (knee): placed on IR; to miss 3-5 weeks
Kareem Hunt (ankle): returned to practice on FRI; likely to play MON at PIT
David Johnson (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19

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WIDE RECEIVERS
Mike Evans (hamstring): officially questionable; true GTD for 1PM kick vs. NYJ
Antonio Brown (ankle): officially questionable; true GTD for 1PM kick vs. NYJ
Adam Thielen (ankle): placed on season-ending IR
Marquise Brown (illness): DNP on FRI; questionable for Wk 17 vs. LAR
Jerry Jeudy (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Courtland Sutton (illnes): DNP on FRI; questionable vs. LAC
Tim Patrick (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Julio Jones (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Elijah Moore (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Jamison Crowder (calf): doubtful for Week 17 vs. TB
Emmanuel Sanders (knee): DNP on THU or FRI: very questionable vs. ATL
Rondale Moore (ankle): DNP on FRI; questionable at DAL
Kadarius Toney (shoulder): out for Week 17 vs. CHI
Jakobi Meyers (thigh): limited practice all week; should play vs. JAX
Nelson Agholor (concussion): ruled out for Week 17 vs. JAX
Tre’Quan Smith (chest): won’t play in Week 17 vs. CAR

TIGHT ENDS
Darren Waller (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Pat Freiermuth (concussion): full practice on FRI; should return MON vs. CLE
Jared Cook (COVID): Reserve – COVID-19
Tyler Conklin (hamstring): full participant on FRI; will play vs. GB
James O’Shaughnessy (hip): out for Week 17 vs. NE

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