NFL Week 16 – Injury Check Down Report

Even thought Drew Brees says he WILL PLAY - Fantasy owners must have a backup plan

Even though Drew Brees says he WILL PLAY – Fantasy owners must have a backup plan

Drew Brees – Questionable:  Drew Brees insists he will play against the Jaguars even with a torn plantar fascia. The reality is, fantasy owners need to have a backup ready to roll.

Brian Hoyer – Questionable:  Hoyer has been limited all week and hasn’t been cleared from his concussion; expect Brandon Weeden to get the start against the Titans.

Adrian Peterson – Probable: Adrian Peterson will play against the Giants after a full week of practice despite an ankle injury.

LeSean McCoy – Out:  McCoy will not play against the Dallas Cowboys; expect Karlos Williams and Mike Gillislee to split carries at running back.

T.J. Yeldon – Doubtful: Yeldon will not play against the Saints. Dennard Robinson will get the start and is expected to have a big day.

Shawn Draghn  Out:  Draghn will not play against the Lions, expect Kendall Gaskins, Dujuan Harris, and full back Bruce Miller to carry the workload.

Matt Jones – OUT

Tevin Coleman – Out:  Tevin Coleman will not play against the Carolina Panthers, fantasy owners can expect Devonta Freeman to start and carry the workload at running back.

Andre Ellington – Questionable:  Andre Ellington is expected to play against the Packers according to Bruce Arians and will back up David Johnson.

Alshon Jeffery – Doubtful:  Alshon Jeffery most likely will not play; expect Eddie Royal, Marc Mariani, and Josh Bellamy to carry the workload at wide receiver.

Calvin Johnson – Questionable:  Calvin Johnson should play against the 49ers after practicing a full week.

Danny Amendola- Questionable:  Amendola is NOT expected to play against the Jets during Week 16.

Dwayne Harris – Questionable:  Dwayne Harris is expected to play against the Vikings. Fantasy owners can expect Ruben Randle and Hakeem Nicks to carry the workload in Odell Beckham’s absence.

Donte Moncreif:  Questionable: Donte Moncreif injured his foot and was limited in practice all week if he cannot play against the Colts, expect Phillip Dorsett to start.

Rishard Matthews Questionable:  Rishard Matthews most likely will not play against the Colts; fantasy owners can expect Devante Parker, Jarvis Landry and Kenny Stills to carry the workload at wide receiver.

Julian Edelman- Doubtful:  Julian Edelman will not play against the Jets. Fantasy owners can expect Brandon Lafell to carry the workload at wide receiver along with an uncertain Danny Amendola.

Dez Bryant – Doubtful:  Dez Bryant will not play against the Buffalo Bills. Fantasy owners can expect Cole Beasley and Terrance Williams to carry the workload at wide receiver.

Marques Colston Questionable:  Marques Colston most likely will not play against the Jaguars.

Charles Clay – Out:  Charles Clay will not play against the Cowboys; expect Chris Gragg and Nick O’Leary to be in rotation at Tight End.

Ben Watson – Questionable: Ben Watson has a knee injury and may not play against the Jaguars. Fantasy owners should have a backup plan just in case he does not suit up.

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