Week 12 Fantasy Football Injury Report

Chad Johnson Is Out As Well, But If He's On Your Team, You Were Probably Going To Lose Anyway

11/20/08 in NFL   |   sharapovasthigh   |   respect

It’s important to note that this is just an injury report in terms of fantasy football, so it’s just the QB, RB, WR, TE, and K positions which I will report on usually. If there’s players I didn’t mention that you might be wondering about, it’s because they’re probably listed as at least "Probable" or not on the injury report at all. That's not to say that some of these guys might not be "Probable" or just fine when the injury report comes out and potentially changes of course.

QB

JaMarcus Russell-
The Raiders quarterback was a limited participant in practice with a banged up knee and ankle apparently, but it’s not thought to be serious enough to keep him out Sunday at Denver.

RB

Brandon Jacobs- Didn’t practice Wednesday with a knee injury, but expects to suit up Sunday versus Arizona.

Brian Westbrook- Knee and ankle injuries appear to be effecting Westbrook’s play of late, and he’s admitted it’s a problem that he’ll be dealing with all season. He didn’t practice Wednesday and his availability for Sunday is up in the air. Add in the fact that he’ll be going up against the Ravens, and don’t expect too much out of him this week if he indeed plays.

Clinton Portis-  Missed practice Sunday. He says his knee is sore but there’s no way he’ll miss Sunday against the Seahawks.

Darren McFadden- There’s been talk lately that he’s still not completely recovered from his turf toe injury, but he fully participated in practice Wednesday and should be a go Sunday at Denver.

Deuce McAllister- The Saints didn’t practice Wednesday, but it sounds like Deuce would’ve been limited if they did. Track his status the rest of the week, but expect for him to play Monday night at home against the Packers.

Earnest Graham- Done for the season. He received a high ankle sprain with ligament damage last Sunday versus the Vikings. Warrick Dunn now is clearly the #1 back in Tampa Bay now.

Felix Jones- Recovering from a torn hamstring, the Cowboys running back had limited participation in practice Wednesday. It sounds like he’ll be “Questionable” at best, but don’t count on him. Even if he‘s a go, they’ll likely slowly work him back in so he’s unlikely to have much of a fantasy impact for at least another week.

LenDale White- Sat out Wednesday’s practice with an injured calf, his status for Sunday against the Jets is unknown.

Reggie Bush- Consider him “Questionable”, but it sounds like he’ll play Monday night against Green Bay. It’s a huge game for the Saints to stay alive in the NFC, so if he thinks he can go, he will. Additionally, the Packers have an atrocious run defense and Reggie likes the national spotlight as we saw when he faced the Vikings on MNF earlier in the season.

Selvin Young- Sounds like the Broncos running back is still out and the Broncos think he’ll be ready for week 13. Peyton Hillis will get the start for Denver again, as they host Oakland Sunday.

Steven Jackson- He’s already been announced as “Out” for Sunday’s game against the Bears. I’ll toss in here that LT Orlando Pace is out for at least a month, so that won’t help Marc Bulger or Jackson’s backup Antonio Pittman who will be starting Sunday.

WR

Calvin Johnson- Missed Wednesday’s practice with a quad injury, but thinks he will play Sunday.

Derrick Mason- He’s “Questionable” with a dislocated shoulder.

Laveranues Coles- Thigh injury kept him limited in practice Wednesday, but he’s still expected to play Sunday at Tennessee. That matchup makes him a play you should avoid anyway.

Matt Jones- After missing week 11, it sounds like Jones’ thigh is healed and he should play Sunday at home versus the Vikings.

Roddy White- Didn’t practice Wednesday with a back injury, but should play versus the Panthers.

TE

Kellen Winslow- 
Missed Wednesday’s practice with a sprained shoulder, and sounds “Questionable”.

Tony Gonzalez- Didn’t practice Wednesday, but should suit up against the Bills.

K

Jason Elam- Limited in practice with a hip injury, but expected to be fine for Sunday’s game against Carolina.


UPDATE(4:00 PM ET)-
Cowboys rookie running back Felix Jones is done for the season with a big left toe injury, which happened while he was recovering from his torn hamstring.

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11/20/08   |   MarkTheShark   |   590 respect

dbain wrote:
You dont know what your f---ing talking about.

Ready?......to do what? cover the spread?

11/20/08   |   tpowell25   |   1627 respect

dbain wrote:
You dont know what your f---ing talking about.

If you're referring to Chad Johnson, then it's a fact.  He's been benched this week.

11/20/08   |   dbain

(Edited by dbain)

You dont know what your f---ing talking about.