Week 6 Fantasy News & Notes

Injuries

Kareem Hunt

Hunt suffered a significant calf injury and will likely hit IR and be out a minimum of three weeks. Nick Chubb may be back on Thursday, but if not look to pick up D’Ernest Johnson or Demetric Felton.

Antonio Gibson

Gibson was sidelined late against the Chiefs. He’s dealing with a stress fracture in his shin that may cause him to miss a game. If not, it’s going to still be tough sledding for GibSZN.

TY Hilton

He came back. He played well. And he got hurt again. Welcome to the TY spin cycle. He may miss some time with a quad injury, but it won’t hold him out too long.

Parris Campbell

Campbell suffered a serious foot injury that could end his season.

Latavius Murray

Murray suffered a high ankle sprain that is likely to shelve him for a couple of weeks. Devonta Freeman, Le’Veon Bell and Ty’son Williams are all viable options for fantasy.

Julio Jones

Julio had to leave Monday Night Football with a hamstring injury. He’s been dealing with that injury for a couple of weeks. We’ll know how serious in the coming days, but it’s probably going to cost him at least a week.

Baker Mayfield

Baker re-disclocated his left shoulder. He wants to play in Week 7, but it’s something he will be dealing with all year.

Dak Prescott

Dak suffered a calf strain on the Cowboys final drive. He will likely play in Week 8 after the Cowboys come back from their bye week.

Alex Collins

Collins suffered hip and glutei injuries that may cause him to miss Seattle’s Week 7 game on Monday Night. It’s worth monitoring and you may have to pick up, gulp, Rashaad Penny.

Surprising Stars

Leonard Fournette

Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised at this point, but Fournette is turning into a legit RB1 option in fantasy right now. His last 3 games: 15.4, 19, 27.7 fantasy points in Half PPR.

Donovan Peoples-Jones

With Jarvis Landry out, DPJ has turned into the clear second option in Cleveland. With Nick Chubb and now Kareem Hunt sidelined, he could be a great flex fantasy option. Let’s see what happens with Baker’s shoulder, first.

Kenyan Drake

Drake had two touchdowns on 6 touches. That’s unsustainable, but he’s a nice bench stash option in all leagues.

Mike Gesicki

Gesicki was targeted 9 times and caught 8 passes for 115 yards in London against the Jags. With Tua back, Gesicki’s stock is way up.

Confusing Usage

Tyler Boyd

Boyd only got 3 targets and 1 receptions against the lowly Lions defense. Ja’Marr Chase is clearly the number one in Cincy and Tee Higgins is going to get his, also. Boyd is a bench stash at this point.

Myles Gaskin

Gaskin continues to be underutilized in the Dolphins backfield. He only got 7 touches against the Jaguars. It may be a good time to buy his stock given how low it is.

Mike Evans

It’s not time to panic on Evans, but he may be the third option in TB. Antonio Brown, somehow, is the top dog. Only two catches and four targets? Against the Eagles? That’s not going to cut it.