Samaje Perine - RBPosted 8/17/18 11:54am ET
Updating an ongoing story, Washington Redskins RB Samaje Perine (ankle) is expected to miss about one week, according to a source.
Huddle Up: This comes as a relief for Perine and anyone considering him in fantasy drafts. He could face a setback against Rob Kelley in the battle for assuming RB1 duties vacated by the injured Derrius Guice. Either way, the winner is no better than a flex consideration.
Samaje Perine - RBPosted 8/16/18 5:38pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Samaje Perine (ankle) left the preseason game early Thursday, Aug. 16, and is being evaluated for an ankle sprain.
Huddle Up: Owners will need to check to see if Perine is dealing with a significant injury or if it is minor. He is expected to be part of a committee at running back and is pushing for the starting job with Derrius Guice out. He could be a No. 3 running back in standard leagues if he starts this season.
Alex Smith - QBPosted 8/16/18 6:53pm ET
Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith completed four of his six pass attempts for 48 yards against the New York Jets in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 16.
Huddle Up: Smith tends to be a little underappreciated in fantasy circles. He is a quality QB2, and he can deliver QB1 numbers against favorable matchups.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/15/18 2:50pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) will have surgery Friday, Aug. 17 to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to a source. Renowned Dr. James Andrews will perform the procedure.
Huddle Up: Guice is done for the season with a torn ACL, so it will be up to a committee led by Rob Kelley, Samaje Perine and Chris Thompson to fill the void. Kapri Bibbs might also factor in at some point. Each have their strong points in fantasy, with Thompson useful in PPR leagues and as a flex play in standard. Kelley and Perine are more RB3-type options in standard leagues for now, and their value could fluctuate based upon touches.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/11/18 11:44am ET
Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Aug. 11.
Huddle Up: The Redskins may use a committee at running back with Rob Kelley, Samaje Perine and Chris Thompson all receiving snaps at the position. Thompson will be a valuable option in point-per-reception leagues and could be a flex option in standard leagues. Kelley and Perine could be No. 3 running backs in standard leagues depending on their touches.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/11/18 12:44pm ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (ankle) was able to participate in most of practice Saturday, Aug. 11, and he was reportedly moving well with tape on his right foot and ankle area.
Huddle Up: Doctson showed glimpses of brilliance last season, and he has the potential to be a breakout fantasy option if he can stay healthy. So far during his career that has been the biggest challenge. His propensity for injury makes him more of a low-end WR3 or flex fantasy option, but he has the potential to be a WR2 if he can stay on the field.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/11/18 3:36pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) is out for the season, but head coach Jay Gruden said he is satisfied with the depth behind Guice.
Huddle Up: Chris Thompson, Samaje Perine and Rob Kelley will compose a three-headed committee with Guice out of commission. Thompson is the preferred option in PPR leagues as a PPR RB2 or RB3, while Perine has a slight edge over Kelley as of now. He's more of a flex consideration.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/10/18 8:21am ET
Updating previous reports, Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) received an initial diagnosis of a sprained medial collateral ligament, according to a source. He'll have an MRI to confirm.
Huddle Up: The injury could knock him out the rest of the preseason, but it sounds like he dodged a blow here. If the injury forces him to miss real time, Rob Kelley should re-enter the fold on first and second downs. Guice is a high-end RB3 right now with potential for more. Kelley is RB5 insurance.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/10/18 11:40am ET
Updating previous reports, Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) tore his ACL against the New England Patriots on Thursday, Aug. 9, and will miss the rest of the season, according to ESPN's John Keim.
Huddle Up: This is obviously a huge downer for one of the best rookie running backs in the 2018 draft class and a big blow to the Redskins' hopes for improving their rushing attack from a season ago. Samaje Perine and Rob Kelley will battle it out for the right to replace him as the early-down back, while Chris Thompson may be asked to resume a similar role to what he had in 2017 and will likely be the back to own for fantasy purposes in Washington.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/9/18 5:29pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) is being evaluated for a knee injury during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9, against the New England Patriots.
Huddle Up: Guice recorded six rushes for 19 yards before apparently suffering some sort of knee ailment. The severity of it, if any at all, could have big ramifications on the Redskins offense, so stay tuned if something arises here. Chris Thompson, Rob Kelley and Samaje Perine would be worth monitoring if Guice has to miss any time.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 8/9/18 6:17pm ET
Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice (knee) is scheduled to undergo an MRI Friday, Aug. 10, on the knee injury he suffered in the first preseason game.
Huddle Up: Owners should know the extent of Guice's injury in the next few days. He appears to have a decent chance to win the starting job if the injury is not considered serious. He can be considered a No. 3 fantasy running back if he starts.
Samaje Perine - RBPosted 8/8/18 12:12pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Samaje Perine might be the odd-man out on a depth chart with RBs Derrius Guice, Chris Thompson and Rob Kelley. Byron Marshall and Kapri Bibbs are also in the mix for jobs.
Huddle Up: Perine showed some signs of life down the stretch last season, although he averaged just 3.4 yards per carry. Guice and Thompson are expected to be the top two backs, and head coach Jay Gruden has been praising Kelley. The team likely wants something in return for Perine rather than cutting him, so it's possible he might be traded unless injuries occur. For now, Perine's fantasy value is in the toilet, but that could change with a potential move to a less crowded backfield.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/7/18 11:19am ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (heel, shoulder) participated in team drills Tuesday, Aug. 7, despite dealing with heel and shoulder ailments.
Huddle Up: Doctson needs to heal before the start of the regular season. Don't be surprised to see him be held out for at least one preseason game. He has breakout potential if the injuries don't linger. Take him as your WR3 or WR4.
Jamison Crowder - WRPosted 8/7/18 11:26am ET
Washington Redskins WR Jamison Crowder (undisclosed) will be held out of Week 1 of the preseason as he recovers from a minor injury, according to head coach Jay Gruden.
Huddle Up: It's unclear exactly what the issue is, but Crowder was bothered by a hamstring late last year. Even so, the injury is not serious and Crowder will be fine for the regular season. As Alex Smith's potential No. 1 target, Crowder demands low-end WR2 to high-end WR2 attention with more value in PPR settings.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/5/18 7:24am ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (shoulder, heel) is expected to do individual work Sunday, Aug. 5.
Huddle Up: Doctson has been plagued by injuries and inconsistency through his first two NFL seasons and should be viewed as a low-end WR3 or high-end WR4 in most fantasy leagues.
Chris Thompson - RBPosted 8/5/18 7:19am ET
Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (leg) will not play in the preseason opener against the New England Patriots Thursday, Aug. 9, according to head coach Jay Gruden.
Huddle Up: Thompson has been recovering from a broken fibula but the team is hopeful he will be ready for the start of the regular season. He is expected to serve as Washington's third-down back and should be viewed as a low-end RB2 or high-end RB3 in PPR fantasy leagues.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/4/18 10:45am ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (shoulder) may be able to participate in some drills during practice Saturday, Aug. 4, according to head coach Jay Gruden.
Huddle Up: Doctson has a chance to be the team's No. 1 receiver this season and should receive a solid amount of targets if healthy. He has a chance to be a No. 3 or No. 4 receiver for owners in 2018.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/4/18 8:09pm ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (shoulder, heel) has a minor heel issue, but head coach Jay Gruden disputed a report that Doctson's heel needed to be drained. 'So I don't know where that came from,' Gruden said 'That is not true.'
Huddle Up: Gruden has said he expects Doctson to have more opportunities in the red zone this year, but injuries and inconsistency will likely remain issues. He's a touchdown-dependent WR4.
Rob Kelley - RBPosted 8/2/18 7:47pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Rob Kelley said he is playing faster now that his weight is down to 221 pounds this season.
Huddle Up: Kelley's spot on the roster isn't set in stone, which probably has a lot to do with his leaner frame. If he does make the team, he will be a backup with little value in fantasy leagues.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/1/18 8:55am ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (arm) left practice Wednesday, Aug. 1, with a left arm injury after hitting the ground hard on a catch attempt in the end zone.
Huddle Up: We'll keep you posted on the severity for the potential WR4 in fantasy.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/1/18 11:22am ET
Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (shoulder) suffered an AC joint sprain/shoulder bruise in practice Wednesday, Aug. 1.
Huddle Up: The Redskins, fans and fantasy owners can breathe a sigh of relief. Doctson is Washington's best deep threat and arguably their biggest playmaker. He has low-end WR3 to high-end WR4 upside in what could be a breakout campaign.
Rob Kelley - RBPosted 8/1/18 7:22pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Rob Kelley has performed very well during the early part of training camp, according to head coach Jay Gruden.
Huddle Up: Kelley is probably competing with Samaje Perine for a spot on the roster, so Kelley will need to perform well in the preseason to make the team. He probably would be a backup if he makes the team and should be avoided in fantasy leagues.
Chris Thompson - RBPosted 8/1/18 7:31pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (leg) should be ready for the start of the regular season, but head coach Jay Gruden said he is not sure if Thompson will be limited during the early part of the season.
Huddle Up: Thompson is recovering from a broken leg but likely will be used as a receiver out of the backfield this season. He recorded 39 receptions in 10 games last season and can be a No. 3 running back or flex option in point-per-reception leagues because he should receive a solid amount of targets.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 8/1/18 7:44pm ET
Updating previous reports, Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (shoulder) is expected to miss a few days of practice because of the bruised shoulder he suffered Wednesday, Aug. 1, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Doctson likely will return to practice at some point next week and should be fine for the regular season. He has a bit of a breakout season in 2017 and should be able to improve on his numbers this season. Doctson has a chance to be a low-end No. 3 or a No. 4 receiver in most leagues.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 7/31/18 11:34am ET
Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice has already been praised by the coaching staff for his involvement in meetings and his aggression on field. Guice has been working to improve his pass protection and trying to solidify his technique so as not to overcommit on a block.
Huddle Up: Plenty of teams were unsure of Guice heading into the draft; a lot of that uncertainty was off the field. So far he has shown the Redskins that they made the right choice. His PPR value is lessened due to the presence of Chris Thompson, but he's an RB2 candidate in standard leagues.
Chris Thompson - RBPosted 7/31/18 4:38pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (leg) said he won't be fully recovered from his broken fibula until November - a whole year after suffering the injury.
Huddle Up: Thompson avoided the PUP list, but that clearly doesn't mean he's full go. Derrius Guice will shoulder the load on the ground, but Thompson should be able to maintain his third-down role. He has PPR RB2 potential when healthy, but drafting him as a PPR RB3 is more prudent.
Josh Doctson - WRPosted 7/28/18 6:35pm ET
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson will be 'most dangerous' in the red zone, according to head coach Jay Gruden, but Gruden said Doctson will have a hard time putting up big numbers overall because the offense spreads the ball around.
Huddle Up: Gruden gave a pretty good description of Doctson's likely fantasy impact this year. There will be some big plays, but consistent production is doubtful. He's a touchdown-dependent WR4.
Jordan Reed - TEPosted 7/28/18 7:45pm ET
Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (toes) ran routes in 7-on-7 drills Saturday, July 28.
Huddle Up: Reed continues to recover from surgeries on both his big toes, but history says he is going to miss time with some type of injury at some point during the year. He can be a top-five fantasy tight end when healthy, but you have to dedicate a pick to a quality backup option if you are rolling the dice on Reed.
Derrius Guice - RBPosted 7/26/18 2:53pm ET
Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice received most of the snaps with the first-team offense during practice Thursday, July 26.
Huddle Up: Guice appears to be on track to be the main ball carrier for the Redskins this season, but owners should monitor the situation. He can be a No. 2 fantasy running back if he wins the starting job.
Jordan Reed - TEPosted 7/26/18 7:08pm ET
Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (toes) said he feels '100 times better' and is running pain free following multiple surgeries.
Huddle Up: Reed's upside is undeniable, but while his toes may not be an issue, he's almost a lock to miss games with some other ailment. He's still worth the gamble as a low-end TE1, but you need to make sure to secure a reliable backup.
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