Fantasy Football Week 3 Injury Report

Here are the latest Week 3 fantasy football injuries owners should know about as they hit the waiver wire and plan for Week 4:

Quarterback

  • Brandon Weeden (thumb)

    • Said to be improving
    • Browns’ head coach has yet to name a starter for Week 4
    • Brian Hoyer Week 3: 321 pass yards / 3 TD / 3 INT
  • Blaine Gabbert (lacerated hand)

    • Named starter for Week 4
    • Cecil Shorts III worry
    • Chad Henne Week 3: 235 pass yards / 0 TD / 2 INT

Running Back

  • Ray Rice (hip flexor)

    • Expected to miss another week
    • Benard Pierce Week 3: 65 rush yards / TD
  • C.J. Spiller (thigh)

    • Initially reported as a knee injury
    • Expects to play Week 4
    • 153 rush yards first 3 games
    • Fred Jackson Week 3: 108 total yards
  • Steven Jackson (thigh)

    • Could miss two more games
    • Jason Snelling Week 3: 111 total yards / TD
    • Jacquizz Rodgers Week 3: 93 total yards
    • RBBC in Atlanta
  • Reggie Bush (knee)

    • Expects to return Week 4
    • Joique Bell Week 3: 20 carries / 63 rush yards / TD / 69 rec. yards
  • Daryl Richardson (foot)


    • Re-injured foot on second play of the game
    • He should be on a roster, but bench until further notice
  • Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle)


    • Says his ankle is back to normal
    • 19 carries / 43 rush yards / TD vs. SEA
    • Jordan Todman vultured a touchdown vs. SEA
  • Chris Ivory

    • Injured his hamstring for the 1,343,645th time
    • It’s Bilal Powell’s backfield in New York
  • Le’Veon Bell (foot)

    • Missed third straight game
    • Once he returns, he’ll have the opportunity to trump Felix Jones, Jon Dwyer and Isaac Redman for playing time
  • James Starks (knee)

    • Johnathan Franklin Week 3: 13 carries / 103 yards / TD / fumble lost
    • Eddie Lacy (concussion) could be back Week 4
    • Still a RBBC is forming in Green Bay

Wide Receiver

  • Vincent Jackson (ribs)

    • Low concern
    • Week 4 status unclear
  • Roddy White (ankle)

    • Played a season-high 47 snaps
    • Getting healthier
    • Still behind Julio Jones
  • Andre Johnson (shin)

    • MRI pending
  • Miles Austin (hamstring)

    • What else would it be?
    • Should be good for Week 4
  • Jacoby Jones (head injuries)

    • TMZ reporting Jones was injured on a party bus w/ a stripper named "Sweet Pea" aboard
    • Head injuries occured after a huge glass bottle was smashed on it

Tight End

  • Jermichael Finley (concussion)

    • Week 4 status unclear
  • Vernon Davis (hamstring)

    • Should be good for Thursday night’s game
  • Fred Davis (ankle)

    • Injured in Friday’s practice
    • Uncertain for Week 4

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