It’s only been one week so far, but there are already a ton of injuries and owners have been left scrambling. Here’s a recap of the ones with the biggest fantasy impact and the ones that will need to be monitored leading up to kick off with this week’s Game-Time Decisions.
Sam Darnold, NYJ (mono): Out indefinitely, but not a candidate for IR.
Nick Foles, JAC (collarbone): Placed on injured reserve; hoping for Week 11 return.
Le’Veon Bell, NYJ (shoulder): MRI came back clean & he’s set to go MNF vs. CLE.
Joe Mixon, CIN (ankle): Returned to practice Friday; game-time decision.
Tevin Coleman, SF (ankle): Out multiple weeks with a high-ankle sprain.
Derrius Guice, WAS (knee): Placed on injured reserve following surgery.
Dontrell Hilliard, CLE) (concussion): Still in concussion protocol.
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Tyreek Hill, KC (collarbone): out indefinitely, will undergo tests in a couple weeks.
Antonio Brown, NE (legal): will not be placed on the commissioner’s exempt list.
Mike Williams, LAC (knee): true game-time decision at DET (1PM).
Dante Pettis, SF (groin): nearing 100 percent from preseason groin issue.
Sterling Shepard, NYG (concussion): Ruled out for Week 2 vs. BUF.
Cody Latimer, NYG (calf): Looks to be headed towards a game-time decision vs. BUF.
Keke Coutee, HOU (ankle): O’Brein says he’s “trending toward being able to play”.
Albert Wilson, MIA (calf, hip): ruled out vs. NE.
Rashard Higgins, CLE (knee): status up in air for MNF at NYJ.
Hunter Henry, LAC (knee): Expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Trey Burton, CHC (groin): likely limited, even if he’s active in Week 2.
Jordan Reed, WAS (concussion): ruled out for second straight week.
Mike Badgley, LAC (groin): did practice on Friday; trending in right direction.
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