NFL Week 6 – Injury Check Down Report


Fantasy Owners are in the dark as Odell Beckham is likely to be a game-time-decision

Odell Beckham:  New York Giants wide receiver is questionable this week suffering a hamstring last week in the Giants victory over the 49ers. Fantasy owners are in a tough spot because the Giants are playing Monday night and have a hard decision to make. There will be no else to plug in Beckham sits. Fearless fantasy owners should roll the dice and plug Beckham in, while conservative owners will find a safer alternative.

Percy Harvin:  The Buffalo Bills wide receiver status is questionable this week against the Cincinnati Bengal’s. He dealing with an injured hip. If Percy Harvin does get the start, he will be catching passes from E.J. Manuel.

Davante Adams:  NOT expected to play.

Alshon Jeffery:  After missing 4 weeks, Alshon Jeffery is expected to suit up today against the Detroit Lions. He’s been dealing with a hamstring injury all season and would provide an immediate upgrade to Chicago offense.

Steve Smith: Smith is expected to give it a go today, which will take a bit out of Kamar Aiken’s recent success. Smith was limited at practice and will be certainly be at less than 100 percent for the Ravens matchup against the 49ers.

Randall Cobb:  Cobb will play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. He suffered a shoulder injury September 9th, but expect him to an impact this game along with James Jones.

John Brown:  Arizona Cardinals wide receiver status is probable for Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is battling a hamstring injury and was limited in practice this week. He’s been effective in the offense and is averaging seventy yards receiving during his last three games.

Stevie Johnson:  The San Diego Chargers wide receiver is NOT expected to play against the Chargers this week.

Dion Lewis:  Patriots Running Back status is questionable against the Colts in their Sunday night highly anticipated primetime game. He’s suffering an abdomen injury, but New England is notorious for using the injury report as a tool to mess with opposing defenses. Lewis ranks third among NFL running backs with two hundred and thirty eight receiving yards and should give the Colts defense fits on Sunday night.  

Ryan Mathews:  Philadelphia Eagles running back suffered a groin injury last week and his status is questionable for Monday night’s game against the New York Giants. Despite the injury, expect him to play and be a catalyst for Chip Kelly’s offense as Demarco Murray continues to struggle finding his place in the offense. Mathews leads the team in rush yards with two hundred and five and averages five yards per carry.

Theo Riddick:  Detroit Lions running back status is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bears after suffering a groin injury. He did not practice Friday, and if ruled out Ameer Abdullah will play a major role in the Lions offense getting carries and being targeted on the receiving end. The Bears have been struggling so expect Abdullah to make an impact.

Shady McCoy- Buffalo Bills running back status is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He is expected to get most of the work against a tough Bengals defense.

Isaiah Crowell:  Cleveland Browns running back status is questionable against the Denver Broncos after suffering a toe injury.

T.J. Yeldon:  Jacksonville Jaguars running back status is questionable against the Houston Texans. Even though he missed practice, there is a strong possibly he will play, and is listed as the number two running back. Dennard Robinson could see a lot of carries this week.

Marshawn Lynch:  Pete Carroll expects Lynch to play and have an immediate impact, which will send Thomas Rawls back into nothing more than a backup role.

Carlos Hyde: San Francisco 49ers running back status against the Ravens is questionable. He is dealing with a foot injury, but is expected to play this week against the Ravens.

Andrew Luck:  Luck is listed as questionable but expected to play. 

Tyrod Taylor – OUT

Martellus Bennet: (expected to play)  The Chicago Bears Tight End is questionable against the Lions. He suffered a quad injury and missed practice October 16th. If ruled out, expect backup tight ends Zach Miller and Khari Lee to get some playing time.

Vernon Davis:  Davis is actually expected to play this week against the Ravens. He has been limited in practice all week, but should make it onto the field.

Eric Ebron – OUT


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