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The information: Steelers RB Najee Harris was dominated out of Monday evening’s recreation with an stomach damage.
What it means in fantasy: Harris walked off the sector and talked with medical personnel in the course of the second quarter. He returned to the sector after a number of performs however left once more after a tough hit. He sat out a few performs earlier than ending the drive with a 6-yard landing run. Quickly after leaving the sector on the Steelers’ subsequent drive, Harris went to the locker room and was dominated out. He completed with 10.6 fantasy factors. With Jaylen Warren out on account of a hamstring damage, the Steelers turned to Anthony McFarland and Benny Snell to fill the void. Snell completed the sport with 12 speeding makes an attempt for 62 yards and a landing. McFarland had six speeding makes an attempt for 30 yards. Harris’ follow standing will probably be vital to observe earlier than the Steelers’ recreation towards a Falcons crew that enables the ninth most fantasy factors per recreation to operating backs. Monitor Warren’s standing as nicely.
The information: Ian Rapoport of the NFL Community reported that Patriots RB Damien Harris isn’t anticipated to play Thursday evening towards the Payments.
What it means in fantasy: A thigh damage pressured Harris to depart final Thursday’s recreation towards the Vikings after solely 11 snaps. He completed with 16 speeding yards on 5 makes an attempt. There’s a chance Harris might miss extra time since he’s thought of week-to-week. Rhamondre Stevenson will stay the Patriots’ lead operating again whereas Harris is sidelined. He is scored 10 or extra fantasy factors in 9 consecutive video games, together with 5 with 20 or extra.
The information: Ian Rapoport of the NFL Community reported that Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase is anticipated to return on Sunday towards the Chiefs.
What it means in fantasy: Chase has been out since a 33-point efficiency towards the Falcons in Week 7. Fantasy managers have been enthusiastic about the opportunity of Chase returning in Week 12 towards the Titans following quarterback Joe Burrow‘s feedback finally Wednesday’s information convention. Although Chase was finally dominated out, it seems that he’ll have the ability to return this week. In his second season, Chase has averaged 9.2 targets and 20.2 fantasy factors per recreation. His follow standing will probably be vital to observe as it is going to point out whether or not he can count on to play a full position towards the Chiefs, the place Bengals might want to sustain with Kansas Metropolis’s high-octane offense.
The information: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is healthier Monday than he was Sunday.
What it means in fantasy: After Sunday evening’s loss to the Eagles, Rodgers stated he would try to play towards the Bears in Week 13 if scans of the damage present no critical injury. The total analysis of Rodgers’ assessments isn’t but full, however he’ll begin towards Chicago if cleared by the medical workers in accordance with head coach Matt LaFleur. The Packers have a 4-8 document, and fantasy managers ought to monitor Rodgers’ state of affairs all through the week to see if Jordan Love begins towards the Bears in Week 13. It’s value noting that the Packers have a Week 14 bye. Rodgers had two consecutive video games with 19 fantasy factors earlier than he was pressured to exit towards the Eagles. Fantasy managers who’re counting on Rodgers ought to take into account including Jordan Love after he put collectively two strong drives towards the Eagles in reduction of Rodgers.
The information: 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell is anticipated to overlook six to eight weeks with a sprained MCL.
What it means in fantasy: Additional testing revealed on Mitchell’s knee revealed a sprained MCL that was eerily just like the one he sustained in his proper knee in Week 1 towards the Bears. Jordan Mason took over because the backup and break up snaps with Christian McCaffrey. Head coach Kyle Shanahan expressed confidence in Mason and rookie Tyrion Davis-Worth, a pregame inactive, to fill the void left by Mitchell. Davis-Worth and Mason will act as change-of-pace backs whereas McCaffrey leads in touches. Monitor McCaffrey’s follow standing since he’s affected by what Shanahan calls “irritation” in his left knee.
The information: ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported that RB Melvin Gordon III was signed to the Chiefs’ follow squad.
What it means in fantasy: Gordon’s fumbling woes resulted in his launch from a dismal Broncos offense that ranks twenty first in complete yards and thirty second in factors per recreation. Now he joins a Chiefs offense that ranks first in complete yards and factors scored per recreation. Fantasy managers who purchase into revenge narratives ought to notice that the Chiefs and Broncos nonetheless play twice this season, in Denver in Week 14 and Kansas Metropolis in Week 17. Rookie Isiah Pacheco leads the Chiefs with 455 speeding yards and will proceed to dominate the early downs for Kansas Metropolis with Jerick McKinnon dealing with the passing downs. Clyde Edwards-Helaire is at present on injured reserve with a excessive ankle sprain, however was already shedding snaps earlier than the damage. Gordon will probably be troublesome to belief for fantasy even when he makes the energetic roster.
The information: Ravens RB J.Okay. Dobbins is about to return to follow this week.
What it means in fantasy: Dobbins will return to follow after present process arthroscopic knee surgical procedure to take away scar tissue associated to his earlier knee process. Ravens coach John Harbaugh famous that Dobbins would follow “to a point,” however I might be stunned if he performs in Week 13 towards the Broncos. It might be clever for the Ravens to not rush him again since they’ve Gus Edwards and Kenyan Drake on the roster. The Ravens rank sixth with 30.8 speeding makes an attempt per recreation. In 4 video games, Dobbins had just one recreation with 10 or extra fantasy factors and speeding makes an attempt. Getting publicity to the Ravens’ backfield is simple with Edwards, who is offered in virtually 60% of ESPN leagues.
The information: Jets RB Michael Carter is taken into account day-to-day with a low ankle sprain.
What it means in fantasy: Coach Robert Saleh stated Carter might play towards the Vikings on Sunday. A low ankle sprain is healthier than a excessive ankle sprain. Carter would probably have been out for no less than a month if the latter have been the case. Since Zonovan Knight and Ty Johnson mixed for 131 speeding yards on 19 makes an attempt towards the Bears on Sunday, the Jets mustn’t rush him again. Fantasy managers will know extra about Carter’s standing Wednesday with follow experiences.
The information: Bears WR Darnell Mooney is out for the season with torn ligaments in his left ankle.
What it means in fantasy: The damage occurred within the second half of Sunday’s recreation towards the Jets. Athletic trainers helped Mooney off the sector after he was unable to bear weight on his ankle. He was the Bears’ main receiver with 493 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Chase Claypool might see extra utilization in Mooney’s absence — he led all Bears extensive receivers Sunday with 5 targets — however he did go away the sport as nicely with an obvious leg damage. Bears coach Matt Eberflus has stated that Claypool is “day-to-day,” however he has not revealed what the damage is. Claypool is rostered in 58.7% of ESPN leagues and is anticipated to function because the Bears’ No. 1 receiver shifting ahead. When you want a large receiver, decide him up.
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