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Fantasy football Week 6 injuries

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Randall Cobb could be out 6-8 weeks with broken leg.
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Here are the top Week 6 fantasy football injuries owners should be aware of as they play the waiver wire and prepare for Week 7 matchups:

WEEK 7 BYES: Oakland Raiders and New Orleans Saints


  • Thad Lewis - foot - questionable Week 7
    • Bills signed Matt Flynn on Monday
    • EJ Manuel still out at least another month
  • Matt Schaub - foot/ankle - questionable Week 7
  • Mike Vick - hamstring
    • Eagles have not named Week 7 starter
    • Nick Foles posted 36 fantasy points vs. Buccaneers
  • Blaine Gabbert - hamstring - doubtful Week 7
  • EJ Manuel - sprain LCL - OUT Week 6
    • Thad Lewis gets the start over Jeff Tuel
    • Manuel has no timetable of return
  • Matt Cassel - job security - doubtful Week 7
  • Jake Locker - hip - OUT Week 7
    • The Titans' QB is out another 2-4 weeks
    • Ryan Fitzpatrick scored 6.1 fantasy points vs. the Seahawks in Week 6

Running Backs

  • DeMarco Murray - sprained MCL - OUT Week 7
    • Murray could miss a few weeks
    • Joseph Randle, Phillip Tanner and maybe Lance Dunbar will split the workload against the Eagles
    • Randle scored a touchdown against the Redskins in Week 6
  • David Wilson - neck - questionable Week 7
    • Wilson could be out awhile if not the entire season
    • Brandon Jacobs rushed for over 100 yards and two touchdowns vs. Bears
    • Michael Cox will get some touches according to coach Coughlin
  • Steven Jackson (hamstring) - questionable Week 7
    • Mike Smith was not clear on S-JAX practice schedule this week according to AJC's Orlando Ledbetter
  • Jonathan Stewart (PUP - ankle)
    • Still a few weeks away after experiencing discomfort during rehab
  • Jason Snelling (concussion)
    • Questionable, but closer to probable for Week 7
  • Joique Bell - ribs - questionable Week 7
    • X-rays came back negative
  • Mike Goodson - torn ACL, MCL - OUT for season


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Wide Receivers

  • Randall Cobb - fractured fibula - OUT Week 7
    • Tyler Dunne reporting he could miss 6-8 weeks
  • James Jones - knee - questionable Week 7
    • We'll have a clearer picture by Friday
  • Cecil Shorts - mixed reports, but his shoulder is messed up - doubtful Week 7
    • Reports suggest the injury would hinder him from raising his arms
    • There are also reports of a fractured rib
    • Justin Blackmon was targeted 20 times in Week 6
    • Mike Brown was active in th
  • Calvin Johnson (knee)
    • Was ineffective versus the Browns
  • Roddy White (hamstring)
    • No injury update on Monday
    • BYE Week 6
  • Danny Amendola (concussion)
    • If you saw the hit, you know it's going to be awhile

Tight Ends

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