Friday walkthrough: Week 9

Friday walkthrough: Week 9

Injury Analysis

Friday walkthrough: Week 9

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 official 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: RB C.J. Prosise (SEA), TE Delanie Walker (TEN)

ARIZONA
RB Andre Ellington (quadriceps) had a limited week of practice but expected to play with his questionable tag.

ATLANTA
RB Devonta Freeman (neck, shoulder) put in a limited practice week but was not on the team’s final injury report.

BALTIMORE
QB Joe Flacco (concussion) practiced fully all week and has been cleared to play. RB Terrance West (calf) has been ruled out this week. WR Jeremy Maclin (shoulder) is listed as questionable after a limited week of practice but expected to play. WR Mike Wallace (back) has been cleared for his concussion, but a back issue had him limited in practice late in the week. However, he’s expected to play. TE Nick Boyle (toe) didn’t practice all week and is not expected to play.

BUFFALO – Played Thursday Night
TE Charles Clay (knee) is on track to return to the playing field next week.

CAROLINA
QB Cam Newton (right shoulder) and RB Jonathan Stewart (toe) both put in some limited practices this week but neither made the team’s final injury report.

CHICAGO – Bye Week
No injuries of fantasy note.

CINCINNATI
WR Tyler Boyd (knee) remains out and is considered week-to-week. PK Randy Bullock (back) is questionable this week after only being able to get in a limited practice on Thursday.

CLEVELAND – Bye Week
No injuries of fantasy note.

DALLAS
WR Cole Beasley (concussion) has been cleared to play after getting in a full practice on Friday. PK Dan Bailey (groin) remains out and is expected to miss at least three more weeks.

DENVER
WR Emmanuel Sanders (ankle) put in a complete but limited week of practice but is expected to return to action Sunday.

DETROIT – Monday Night
WR Kenny Golladay (hamstring) has yet to return to the practice field this week and is not looking likely to play.

GREEN BAY – Monday Night
TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) is not practicing this week and not likely to play.

HOUSTON
QB Deshaun Watson (knee) was injured in practice this week and has had season-ending surgery on this knee. RB Lamar Miller (knee) was limited in practice most of the week but put in a full session Friday and was removed from the team’s final injury report.

INDIANAPOLIS
QB Andrew Luck (right shoulder) was placed on IR this week, officially ending his season.

JACKSONVILLE
RB Leonard Fournette (ankle) is expected to return to action after the off week and a full week of practice. He wasn’t listed on the team’s final injury report. WR Marqise Lee (knee) rested early in the week but put in a full session Friday and is expected to play. WR Dede Westbrook (core) came off IR this week and is on pace to play Sunday.

KANSAS CITY
WR Albert Wilson (hamstring) is out this week. 

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS – Bye Week
No injuries of fantasy note.

LOS ANGELES RAMS
No injuries of fantasy note.

MIAMI
Both QB Jay Cutler (ribs) and WR DeVante Parker (ankle) put in full week’s of practice and are expected to return to the playing field this weekend.

MINNESOTA – Bye Week
QB Sam Bradford (knee) is expected to miss the remainder of the season and QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) will return to practice and may be under center for Week 10.

NEW ENGLAND – Bye Week
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW ORLEANS
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW YORK GIANTS
WR Sterling Shepard (ankle) is expected to return to action Sunday. 

NEW YORK JETS – Played Thursday Night
No injuries of fantasy note.

OAKLAND
No injuries of fantasy note.

PHILADELPHIA
TE Zach Ertz (hamstring) had some tightness in his hamstring that caused some limited work this week in practice, but he’s expected to play.

PITTSBURGH – Bye Week
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN FRANCISCO
RB Matt Breida (knee) got in a full practice Friday after a limited week and was removed from the final injury report. WR Pierre Garcon (neck) was placed on IR this week, ending his season.

SEATTLE
RB C.J. Prosise (ankle) got on the practice field this week on a limited basis and is a game-time decision.

TAMPA BAY
Despite garnering the questionable tag again this week, QB Jameis Winston (right shoulder) is expected to play after putting in a full practice on Friday. He was limited earlier in the week.

TENNESSEE
WR Corey Davis (hamstring) is expected to return to action this weekend after getting a full set of practice sessions this week. TE Delanie Walker (ankle) only hit the practice field once this week and on a limited basis. He’s trending towards a game-time decision.

WASHINGTON
RB Rob Kelley (ankle) is expected to play despite his questionable tag and limited practice week. WR Jamison Crowder (hamstring) didn’t practice all week and is not likely to play. TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) has been ruled out this weekend.

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