Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Latest news on Boston Scott, David Johnson affecting Week 13 start ’em, sit ’em decisions

Week 13 has already been robust on RBs, with Alvin Kamara (knee), Dalvin Cook (shoulder), D’Andre Swift (shoulder), Jordan Howard (knee), and Melvin Gordon III (hip) dominated out and a number of key late-game working backs deemed “questionable” (James Robinson, Darrell Henderson, Josh Jacobs, Clyde Edwards-Helaire). By comparability, early-afternoon RBs Boston Scott and David Johnson aren’t that essential, however given the sorry state of many fantasy start ’em, sit ’em decisions, each high-volume RB has potential worth. As such, we all know there are homeowners on the market who want the newest harm updates on Scott and Johnson, which we’ll present under.

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WEEK 13 FANTASY: Sleepers | Busts | Start ’em, sit ’em


Is Boston Scott taking part in Week 13?

Scott missed practice all week due to a non-COVID sickness. At this level, it is robust to invest on his availability for Sunday’s recreation towards the Jets, but when he is lively, he is a must-start on this extremely favorable matchup. 

The Jets permit essentially the most fantasy factors per recreation to RBs, so if Scott is out, Kenneth Gainwell ought to see sufficient touches to be price a flex spot. Miles Sanders could be a borderline RB1 both approach, and if Scott performs, he’d be a high-end RB2. 

(*13*) | Running again | Wide receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Is David Johnson taking part in Week 13?

Johnson (thigh, sickness) was unable to practice this week, although it is unclear if that was due extra to the sickness or the thigh harm. If the sickness was extra accountable for his inactivity through the week, then Johnson nonetheless has a good likelihood to go well with up towards the Colts.


(*13*) | Running again | Wide receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

At this level, it is robust to invest whether or not Johnson play, however given the matchup, fantasy homeowners are higher off not counting on him. Rex Burkhead splits time pretty equally with Johnson anyway, so if Johnson is out, Burkhead is a stable volume-based flex in each customary and PPR leagues. If Johnson is lively, it is going to be robust to start both Texans’ again. 

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