Sport Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Kyler Murray, Rob Gronkowski, DeAndre Hopkins, more affecting Week 11 rankings
Who to start in fantasy football: Week 9 rankings, start-sit advice for PPR, standard, superflex scoring
It's Week 9, and your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions are coming down to the wire. We've compiled all of our Week 9 rankings for PPR, standard, and superflex leagues in one place to help you decide who to start.If you're looking for more analysis, click the links located throughout the article, which include DFS advice and injury updates (directly below).
Kyler Murray, Rob Gronkowski, DeAndre Hopkins, Antonio Brown, and Logan Thomas have all at least the past two games, and since all of them possess top-10 upside at their respective positions every week, their returns to action would greatly affect Week 11 fantasy rankings. Get the latest injury updates so you're prepared for another tough week of waiver pickups, DFS lineup picks, and start 'em, sit 'em decisions.
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Kyler Murray injury update
Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsburyso he obviously sounds like a game-time decision again. We'll have to stay ahead on injury reports, but it seems unlikely he'll practice again.
If he does play, he's a must-start. Seattle is actually a top-10 unit against fantasy QBs, but Murray's rushing upset and arsenal of weapons makes him matchup-proof. He is our, so unless you have Tom Brady, Josh Allen, Dak Prescott, or Jalen Hurts, you can play Murray with confidence.
WEEK 11 STANDARD RANKINGS:
WEEK 11 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Rob Gronkowski injury update
According to Bruce Arians, Gronkowski (back) probably won't be back to full health for another week or two. That's not to say he definitely won't play, but you have to think Tampa Bay, who has Super Bowl aspirations, will be cautious with its veteran TE.
Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Chris Godwin, DeAndre Hopkins, Chase Claypool, more affecting Week 10 start 'em, sit 'em decisions
Wideouts Chris Godwin, DeAndre Hopkins, Chase Claypool, and Antonio Brown are all banged up heading into Week 10. Get the latest injury updates prior to locking in your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions.For all the latest fantasy news, follow us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.
The Giants are a middle-of-the-pack unit against fantasy TEs, but we've seen Gronk play long enough to know you have to start him in normal circumstances. If he does play, there's a decent chance he's on a snap count, but we tend to think he'll just be inactive if the team is going to limit him.
While we rank Gronk as theand , there's a good shot he'll be removed later on. O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate aren't trustworthy in lineups based on what we've seen so far.
WEEK 11 PPR RANKINGS:
WEEK 11 PPR RANKINGS:
DeAndre Hopkins injury update
Hopkins (hamstring) is another guy we don't know much about this early in the week, but practice reports should tell the story. We can't speculate much beyond that, but we have seen hamstring issues keep WRs out for longer than two games.
Seattle is a top-10 defense against fantasy WRs, but elite WRs in this league have had success against them. For that reason, Hopkins ranks as theand . If he's out, it's tough to trust A.J. Green, Rondale Moore, or Christian Kirk even if Kyler Murray plays. If Murray doesn't play, go ahead and bench all pass-catchers for Arizona with the exception of Hopkins.
Fantasy Football QB Tiers 2021: Quarterback rankings, draft strategy
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Antonio Brown injury update
Brown (ankle) hasn't practiced in several weeks, and he'll once again likely carry a "Q" tag into Week 11. We've said it many times, but the trio of stud Bucs' WRs are always must-starts. The risk of Brown's injury is outweighed by his exceptional upside, regardless of matchup. The Giants are just an average team against fantasy WRs, so there's not anything to worry about on that front.
We rank Brown as theand . If he's out, Tyler Johnson will start in his place but not be worth a spot in fantasy lineups.
Logan Thomas injury update
Before Week 10, Rob Rivera said, despite initial thoughts he'd be ready to go. That said, we're just going to have to monitor his status and practice reports throughout the week.
If he does play, it's tough to love his outlook coming off an injury. Carolina is one of the best defenses in football and has allowed double-digit fantasy points to a tight end just once this season (Dalton Schultz). We still think Thomas is playable over some tight ends, but we're limiting his expectations. He ranks as theand in . We won't be shocked if he well outperforms those rankings, though.
Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins, Calvin Ridley, more affecting Week 13 rankings .
Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins, Calvin Ridley, and DeVante Parker have missed several weeks with various issues recently, and their availabilities will affect Week 13 fantasy rankings. Get the latest updates ahead of your waiver pickups and start 'em, sit 'em decisions.For updates on banged-up RBs Ezekiel Elliott, Christian McCaffrey, Dalvin Cook, and D'Andre Swift, click here. For updates on banged-up pass-catchers Deebo Samuel, Dan Arnold, Darren Waller, and Pat Freiermuth go here. For all the latest fantasy news, follow us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.