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OBJ Injury Impact: Rapid Reaction October 27, 2020

Odell Beckham Jr. was injured this past week with reports coming out this week of a torn ACL. This will unfortunately be the fourth time OBJ will miss at least four games in a season and it will be the third injury that ended his season early. With his bi...

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Raheem Mostert Injury Reaction October 20, 2020

Raheem Mostert suffered a high-ankle sprain in Week 6. Unfortunately, this injury is notoriously difficult to overcome, and Mostert will likely require a trip to the injured reserve. Mostert already missed Weeks 3 and 4 with a knee injury, so this is his ...

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Alex Smith’s Return October 12, 2020

I’m going to take a look at Alex Smith’s incredible journey, both in his playing career and his recovery from one of the most devastating injuries in NFL history. The point of this piece isn’t to look at Smith and his past performances. I’ll touch...

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O.J. Howard’s Torn Achilles October 10, 2020

Howard suffered a devastating torn Achilles injury in the Buccaneers’ Week 4 game. As most of you know, any torn Achilles is a season-ending injury, but it’s also one of the worst injuries in terms of rehab and recovery. Until recently, Achilles injur...

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Austin Ekeler Injury Reaction October 6, 2020

Chargers’ running back Austin Ekeler suffered a severe hamstring injury in their Week 4 game versus the Buccaneers. Ekeler had played well in 2020 before his injury, especially once the Chargers switched to rookie Justin Herbert at quarterback from Tyro...

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Nick Chubb Injury: Rapid Reaction October 6, 2020

During the Browns’ Week 4 49-38 victory over the Cowboys, star running back Nick Chubb suffered an MCL injury. A Cowboys’ player rolled up on him from behind, causing the injury. At the time, Chubb was rolling, with six carries for 43 yards. Honestly,...

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The 49ers’ Injury Nightmare September 24, 2020

The 49ers are currently dealing with numerous injuries on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball. For now, I’ll focus on the offense, although their defensive injuries are noteworthy for those rostering the 49ers’ D/ST unit. To summarize th...

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Saquon Barkley: Season-Ending ACL Injury Impact September 23, 2020

Losing Barkley leaves the Giants with Dion Lewis, Wayne Gallman, and Elijah Penny in their running back room. They do not have a running back on their 10-man practice squad so as expected they filled the roster spot with the veteran back Devonta Freeman. ...

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The Chosen One Falls September 23, 2020

A devastating week in the NFL as many teams, real and fantasy, saw their top stars go down. The clear-cut number one overall pick in both dynasty and redraft leagues, Christian McCaffrey was no exception. McCaffrey left fantasy teams a parting gift, one m...

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Courtland Sutton and Drew Lock Injury Impacts September 22, 2020

The Broncos’ offense suffered two massive blows in Week 2, losing their quarterback, Drew Lock, and top receiver, Courtland Sutton, to injuries. The team had already lost Phillip Lindsay to turf toe in Week 1, so their offense is now in shambles. Let’...

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Michael Thomas Injury Fallout September 16, 2020

In Week 1, superstar Saints’ wide receiver Michael Thomas suffered a “high ankle injury.” While details have come out slowly, the Saints now expect Thomas potentially to miss multiple weeks, and they could place him on injured reserve. If Thomas goe...

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Blake Jarwin Injury Fallout September 15, 2020

In Sunday night’s game between the Cowboys and the Rams, Blake Jarwin suffered a season-ending ACL tear. I want to break down the impact from both a dynasty and a redraft perspective. Specifically, let’s look at each affected Cowboys’ player.

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Deebo Samuel: Injury Reaction June 19, 2020

Referred to as a Jones fracture, Deebo fractured part of his fifth metatarsal and will be requiring surgery. According to @FBInjuryDoc on Twitter, the recovery time for this injury is likely 8-12 weeks--with 10 weeks being the preferred timetable. This 10...

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Stories to Monitor for Fantasy Playoffs November 29, 2019

With fantasy playoffs a week away, it's time to see which "holiday" stories we should follow over the next week and into the playoffs. Connor Horsfield (@Conmans_Content) is here with some of our favorite, or least favorite, stories to kick off the holida...

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Dynasty Injury Impact: Jay Ajayi Out For The Season October 9, 2018

After weeks of showing up on the injury report Jay Ajayi’s season is over. It wasn’t due to the fractured back, which cost Ayai one game this season and may have limited him in others. Instead, Ajayi tore his ACL sometime during Sunday’s game agains...

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Injury Impact: Jerick McKinnon September 3, 2018

In case you missed it, spoiler alert, San Francisco 49ers running back (and off-season fantasy football darling) Jerick McKinnon tore the ACL in his right knee on the final play of Saturday’s practice. Although you never want to see a player get hurt, a...

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Injury Outlook: Allen Robinson’s ACL February 24, 2018

The people of Twitter have spoken:                              went down early in 2017 with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear ending his season before it even started. The injury occurred in early September. What does this mean for ...

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Injury Update: The ACL Bible for Fantasy Owners January 18, 2018

The results of a recent Twitter poll had fantasy owners wanting to know more about how an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury affects different players depending on the demands of their position and playing style. The coming article will focus on look...

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The 2018 Injury Class: Who Do You Trust? January 9, 2018

Jeremy Wyman (@DFFVictoryCigar) and Eric Fjeldheim, DPT (@DPT_Fjeldy) There’s no question that the 2017 NFL season was one to remember (or one we’d rather forget) when it comes to season-ending injuries. The fantasy impact of these injuries was as p...

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