Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Marquise Brown, A.J. Brown, Antonio Brown, more WRs affecting Week 12 start ’em, sit ’em calls

It’s already been a tricky week for fantasy large receivers, as CeeDee Lamb (concussion), Amari Cooper (COVID), and Allen Robinson (hamstring) had been all inactive on Thanksgiving and Calvin Ridley (private) and DeVante Parker (hamstring) stay unlikely to return regardless of being eligible. On prime of that, Marquise Brown, Antonio Brown, A.J. Brown, Sterling Shepard, and Corey Davis determine to be no higher than “questionable.” Knowing the most recent damage updates on these pass-catchers can be essential forward of Week 12 fantasy start ’em, sit ’em selections.

For updates on banged-up RBs Elijah Mitchell, Aaron Jones, Kareem Hunt, and Cordarrelle Patterson, click on right here. For all the most recent fantasy news, comply with us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

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(*12*)Marquise Brown damage replace

Brown (thigh) practiced on Wednesday after lacking Week 11. The early-week session places him on monitor to swimsuit up on Sunday night time towards the Browns.

As lengthy as Brown is energetic, he is a must-start. The Ravens’ passing sport went nowhere with out him final week, although Lamar Jackson (sickness) being out doubtless had a lot more to do with that. Jackson additionally returned to observe on Wednesday, so it ought to be all methods go for the Ravens in Week 12. 

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(*12*)Antonio Brown damage replace

Brown (ankle) hasn’t performed since Week 6, and regardless of Bucs coach Bruce Arians saying Brown was “making progress” earlier this week, the veteran WR did not observe on Wednesday or Thursday. 


It’s nonetheless doable Brown fits up on Sunday towards the Colts, however he’ll want at the very least a restricted session on Friday. Chances are, he is nonetheless every week away from enjoying, however we’ll have to attend for more updates. If Brown performs, he is a must-start, particularly in a good matchup like this. 

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(*12*)A.J. Brown damage replace

Brown (chest) did not observe on Wednesday, however that is nothing new for him. The more essential news is that he prevented “serious injury” final week, at the very least in response to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, so he figures to have a superb likelihood of enjoying towards the Patriots.

It hasn’t been a very good yr for Brown, who’s did not prime 48 yards or rating in any of the previous three video games, however we all know he has elite upside each week. This week can be powerful if he is energetic, however Brown is at the very least price a WR3 spot. 


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(*12*)Sterling Shepard damage replace

Shepard (quad) acquired in a observe final week earlier than finally being dominated out, so his “DNP” on Thursday is not notably regarding. The veteran receiver is near coming again, and there is a good likelihood it is this week towards Philadelphia. 

Shepard averaged 11 targets in his three full video games this yr and was nicely on his option to a complete like that in Week 8 (seven targets) earlier than he acquired damage once more. With Kadarius Toney (quad) additionally dinged up, it is powerful to know what to anticipate from Shepard going ahead, however he is at the very least a WR3 in PPR leagues when he is on the sphere.

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(*12*)Corey Davis damage replace

Davis (groin) was downgraded from “restricted” on Wednesday to a DNP on Thursday, which is a foul signal for his availability towards the Texans. 

With Elijah Moore seemingly taking on as New York’s prime receiver, Davis’ outlook is not very promising even when he does swimsuit up. He at all times has WR3 potential, however his current rash of accidents doubtless has him nearer to being dropped than began by most homeowners.

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