Friday walkthrough: Week 6

Friday walkthrough: Week 6

Injury Analysis

Friday walkthrough: Week 6

Team-by-team review of any key fantasy player and their prospects for playing based on this week’s practice activity and team statements. Only those players listed on the team’s final Injury Report will be addressed unless the situation warrants.

PLEASE NOTE: The NFL releases their final official Injury Report late on Friday (after 4:00pm ET) and teams on the west coast often report their injuries late and are not included.

This week’s key game-time decisions: QB Marcus Mariota (TEN), RB Bilal Powell (NYJ)

ARIZONA
WR John Brown (quadriceps) and WR J.J. Nelson (hamstring) were limited in practice early in the week but neither made the team’s final injury report and both are expected play this weekend.

ATLANTA
WR Julio Jones (hip) took it easy in practice this week but has declared he’s ready for action Sunday. The same can’t be said for fellow WR Mohamed Sanu (hamstring) who has been ruled out. PK Matt Bryant (back) sat out practice most of the week but got in a full session Friday and is expected to play.

BALTIMORE
RB Terrance West (calf) is out this week. WR Jeremy Maclin (hand) is on track to play despite being limited all week in practice. WR Breshad Perriman (knee) should also play after getting in a couple of full practice sessions late in the week. Backup TE Maxx Williams (ankle) has returned to full practice this week and should play.

BUFFALO – Bye Week
WR Jordan Matthews (thumb) may return after this week’s bye, but TE Charles Clay (knee) is expected to miss several weeks.

CAROLINA – Played Thursday Night
No injuries of fantasy note.

CHICAGO
The team reports that WR Markus Wheaton (groin) is expected to be sidelined 4-6 weeks.

CINCINNATI – Bye Week
WR Tyler Boyd (knee) will miss several weeks and TE Tyler Eifert (back) will have season-ending surgery and was placed on injured reserve.

CLEVELAND
WR Kenny Britt (knee, groin) didn’t practice much this week and aggravated his groin injury Thursday. He’s listed as questionable but not likely to play this weekend.

DALLAS – Bye Week
No injuries of fantasy note.

DENVER
QB Paxton Lynch (right shoulder) began throwing in practice this week but is still a ways from being game ready.

DETROIT
Despite being listed as questionable QB Matthew Stafford (ankle) practiced fully all week and is in no danger of not playing Sunday. WR Kenny Golladay (hamstring) was very limited all week in practice and is expected to miss another week of action. Officially listed as questionable.

GREEN BAY
RB Ty Montgomery (ribs) practiced fully all week with limited contact but is expected to return to the playing field Sunday. Officially listed as questionable.

HOUSTON
RB D’Onta Foreman (hip) was limited most of the week in practice but wasn’t listed on the team’s final injury report.

INDIANAPOLIS – Monday Night
QB Andrew Luck (right shoulder) remains sidelined for Week 6. TE Jack Doyle (concussion, neck) returned to full practices this week and is expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
RB Leonard Fournette (ankle, shoulder) got in a full practice on Friday and was not listed on the team’s final injury report. WR Arrelious Benn (groin) was limited all week and is questionable to play.

KANSAS CITY
WR Albert Wilson (knee) sat out Wednesday’s practice and was limited the rest of the week but signs point to him playing as he was removed from the team’s final injury report. The same goes for WR Tyreek Hill (hamstring) after a limited week of practice. WR Chris Conley (achilles) will miss the remainder of the season. TE Travis Kelse (concussion) turned in a couple of full practices this week and is cleared to play Sunday. 

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
It’s been a long haul, but rookie WR Mike Williams (back) is on track to finally make his NFL debut this weekend. Officially listed as questionable.

LOS ANGELES RAMS
No injuries of fantasy note.

MIAMI
WR DeVante Parker (ankle) was unable to practice all week and is listed as doubtful to play.

MINNESOTA
QB Sam Bradford (knee) is out again this week and is joined by WR Stefon Diggs (groin) who was unable to get on the practice field this week.

NEW ENGLAND
QB Tom Brady (left shoulder) was limited in practice but was not on the team’s final injury report. Neither was TE Rob Gronkowski (thigh). Both will play. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) is expected to return to action but officially listed as questionable.

NEW ORLEANS
Coming off the bye week WR Willie Snead (hamstring) got in a limited week of practice but signs point to him playing Sunday. Officially listed as questionable.

NEW YORK GIANTS
RB Paul Perkins (ribs) has been ruled out again this week. WR Sterling Shepard (ankle) has also been ruled out. WR O’Dell Beckham (ankle) and WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) will both undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season. 

NEW YORK JETS
RB Matt Forte (knee, toe) didn’t practice much this week but got in a full session Friday and was removed from the team’s final injury report. RB Bilal Powell (calf) is officially listed as questionable but he didn’t practice all week and is a game-time decision.

OAKLAND
QB Derek Carr (back) and WR Amari Cooper (knee) were both removed from the team’s final injury report and are expected to play Sunday.

PHILADELPHIA – Played Thursday Night
No injuries of fantasy note.

PITTSBURGH
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN FRANCISCO
TE George Kittle (chest) was somewhat limited this week in practice but is expected to be on the playing field Sunday as he was not on the team’s final injury report.

SEATTLE – Bye Week
The team expects RB C.J. Prosise (ankle) to return to action after this week’s bye.

TAMPA BAY
No injuries of fantasy note.

TENNESSEE – Monday Night
QB Marcus Mariota (hamstring) is still limited in practice but is doing more each day. He’ll be a game-time decision again this week. WR Corey Davis (hamstring) has been ruled out again this week.

WASHINGTON
RB Rob Kelley (ankle) didn’t practice this week and is not expected to play. He’s officially listed as doubtful.

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