Fantasy Football: Week 6 Injury Report

October 16, 2021

Bye weeks kick off this week in the NFL with the 49ers, Falcons, Jets and Saints out of action. In addition, there are several key injury situations fantasy owners need to be monitoring for Week 6. Here’s a look at some of those situations in our weekly Injury Report.

Russell Wilson (finger): officially placed on IR on Friday and will miss at least 3 weeks.
Daniel Jones (concussion): cleared to play in Week 6 w/no injury designation.
Tua Tagovailoa (ribs): set to return to action after IR stint & start vs. JAX.

Christian McCaffrey (hamstring): has been ruled out once again as injury lingers.
Nick Chubb (calf): ruled out for Week 6 matchup vs. ARI.
Kareem Hunt (wrist/ankle): limited practice on FRI after WED/THU DNP; full load w/no Chubb.
Saquan Barkley (ankle): officially out this week vs. LAR, but hopeful for a short absence.
Dalvin Cook (ankle): was removed from Vikings’ final injury report.
Ezekiel Elliott (ribs): once again showing up questionable this week, but good to go vs. NE.
D’Andre Swift (groin): questionable again this week, but set to see normal workload vs. CIN.
Antonio Gibson (shin): limited participant THU/FRI, should play despite questionable tag.
Chris Carson (neck): officially placed on IR on Friday and will miss at least 3 weeks.
Joe Mixon (ankle): not only expected to play in Wk 6, but should carry a full load vs. DET.
Chase Edmonds (shoulder): questionable; should play at CLE despite being limited most of the week.
Damien Williams (COVID): not expected to play in Week 6 vs. GB.
Damien Harris (ribs): listed as questionable and could be limited vs. DAL.
Melvin Gordon (hip): like past two weeks, listed as questionable but expected to play vs. LV.
Jamaal Williams (hip/illness): battling through ailments; practiced FRI and should be good to go.


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Tyreek Hill (quad): trending in right direction for Wk 6 after returning to practice on FRI.
De’Andre Hopkins (illness): full participant in Friday’s practice; taken off injury report.
Justin Jefferson (ankle): not on the team’s final injury report & set to play vs. CAR.
Adam Thielen (foot): was removed from Minnesota’s final injury report.
Mike Williams (knee): DNP all week and will be a GTD vs. BAL (1PM kick).
Terry McLaurin (hamstring): added to injury report on FRI w/soft-tissue issue; will be GTD vs. KC.
DK Metcalf (foot): was removed from Seattle’s final injury report after putting in limited effort FRI.
Allen Robinson (ankle): returned to limited action FRI, but officially questionable and GTD vs. CHI (1PM).
Julio Jones (hamstring): practiced in full FRI and on track to return to action vs. BUF on MNF.
Kadarius Toney (ankle): listed as questionable, but expected to play vs. LAR as injury appears “minor”.
Kenny Golladay (knee): ruled out for Week 6 vs. LAR.
Sterling Shepard (hamstring): removed from team’s injury report and will return to action this week.
Darius Slayton (hamstring): trending in right direction, but officially questionable vs. LAR.
DeVante Parker (shoulder/hamstring): already ruled out for Week 6 vs. JAX.
Curtis Samuel (groin): out again for Week 6 and could be headed back to IR.
Sammy Watkins (hamstring): ruled out for Week 6 matchup vs. LAC.
Rashod Bateman (core): activated from injured reserve; is expected to play this week.

Rob Gronkowski (ribs): missed another week of action on TNF, but hopeful to return in Wk 7 for Bucs.
T.J. Hockenson (knee): listed as questionable and still not 100%, but will play vs. CIN.
Robert Tonyan (knee):

Rodgrigo Blankenship (hip): ruled out vs. HOU; Colts have worked out Brett Maher and Michael Badgley.

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