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If you are reading this, you either have a chance to win your fantasy league, or really care about the consolation bracket.As we always do, here's a breakdown of the most important injury news for next week's fantasy slate. We've also included updates on some potential returns in Melvin Gordon, Marshawn Lynch and Devonta Freeman:James Conner, RB, SteelersMany believe the Steelers breakout running back has a high ankle sprain, one that kept him out last week as the Pittsburgh running game struggled. According to ESPN reports, Conner has a chance of returning to face the Patriots this coming week. As for how good a chance, we'll get a better sense of that as we see how much he practices this week,LeSean McCoy & Chris Ivory, RBs, BillsMcCoy is undergoing an MRI to see what's up with his hamstring, while Ivory is nursing a shoulder injury that took him out of Week 14's game. Both will be question marks this week, making Marcus Murphy a sneaky potential pick up for next week for teams … [Read more...] about Fantasy football Week 15 injuries: Will Melvin Gordon, Devonta Freeman, James Conner and Marshawn Lynch return in time?
The playoffs start next week for most leagues, so for half of our usual readers, these injuries are only relevant for your consolation bracket. Even still, it's nice to have a rooting interest in most games each week, so as fantasy continues — and the other half of players get ready to push for a fantasy title — so do we with our injury updates. Here's the latest news on some key fantasy players ahead of Week 14:A.J. Green, WR, BengalsMany fantasy players held on to Green, once among the top wideouts in football, after a recent injury kept him sidelined several weeks. After making his return, more bad luck struck Green Sunday, as he was carted off with a right foot injury so painful many reported he was screaming in pain as he cried in dismay. Suffice it to say, he doesn't seem like a realistic fantasy option going forward.James Conner, RB, SteelersA minor injury to the Steelers workhorse doesn't seem to be much to worry about. Matt Breida, RB, 49ersThe oft-injured San … [Read more...] about Fantasy football Week 14 injuries: The latest on A.J. Green, Mitch Trubisky, James Conner and more
While not as lengthy as last week's fantasy football injury slate, the below players have the ability to make or break several fantasy teams as the push for a playoff berth continues.Here's what we know about a bevy of key offensive weapons:Cooper Kupp, WR, RamsThe Rams feared the worst after Kupp left Sunday's game with a potentially torn ACL. It was confirmed Monday morning that Kupp's 2018 is over. This development makes Brandin Cooks and Robert Woods even more valuable in the dynamic L.A offense and makes Josh Reynolds a reasonable pick up as the team's third WR.A.J. Green, WR, BengalsGreen's toe injury will keep him sidelined for at least a few more weeks, with ESPN's Adam Schefter reporting that he will be out until at least December. Week 13 falls on December 2, meaning that's likely the soonest the Bengals top target will return. With his potential reemergence, he is certainly worth keeping on IR (at least if your team is heading for the playoffs).James Conner, RB, … [Read more...] about Fantasy football Week 11 injuries: The latest on A.J. Green, James Conner, Cooper Kupp and more