Fantasy football Week 6 injuries

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

Quarterbacks

  • 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

    • Texans won’t know more until later in the week

    • T.J. Yates or Case Keenum are likely to start vs. Chiefs

  • 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

    • Josh Freeman likely to start for Vikings

    • Juicy Monday night matchup vs. Giants

  • 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

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

  • Owen Daniels (fractured fibula)

    • Out 4-6 weeks

    • Garrett Graham Top 15 TE

  • Rob Gronkowski (arm / back)

    • Who knows at this point

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