Fantasy Football Sweep: Russell Wilson, Kyle Pitts, Kadarius Toney

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Headlines & Takeaways

Colts vs. Broncos on Thursday Night Football was once GROSS

My goodness, what an unsightly sport. Twitter spent maximum of Thursday evening roasting this Colts-Broncos sport, and for excellent explanation why. This became out to be a 9-9 snoozefest full of horrible soccer that was once determined by way of a 7th box objective in time beyond regulation. Russell Wilson and Matt Ryan blended to head 47-for-80 with 0 touchdowns and 4 interceptions remaining evening. Both veteran QBs in new properties have been well-liked mid-to-late-round QB goals for delusion managers who sought after to attend out the sooner runs at the top rate QB choices or who have been searching for a forged backup possibility or QB2 in Superflex leagues. To say they have got upset (particularly Wilson) could be a real understatement. Neither is faithful in unmarried QB leagues at this time.

This Broncos gradual get started could also be main to a couple drama…

Kyle Pitts dominated out for Week 5

Fantasy managers received’t have to fret about whether or not or to not get started a TE they drafted within the first 4 rounds in their drafts in Week 5. Pitts has been dominated out for Atlanta’s Week 5 matchup towards the Buccaneers because of a hamstring damage. Through 4 video games, Pitts has stuck 10 of his 22 goals for 150 yards and no touchdowns. I’m in my opinion purchasing low at the second-year TE the place I will be able to, however I perceive the disappointment after spending a excessive pick out on what was once intended to be one of the crucial certain issues at a skinny place.

Kadarius Toney it appears injured his OTHER hamstring

Toney has showcased an electrical playmaking talent when he has been at the box in his first two seasons within the league. Unfortunately, he’s nearly by no means at the box. After showing in simply 10 video games all through his rookie season, he handled accidents once more in coaching camp and entered the season in a part-time/reserve function beneath new HC Brian Daboll. He was once already coping with a hamstring damage and has now it appears injured the opposite hamstring. He hasn’t gave the impression in a sport since Week 2, when he stuck two of his 3 goals for precisely 0 yards.

There have been industry rumors surrounding Toney this offseason, and it’s price noting that this new Giants regime isn’t the one who drafted him. He stays a high-ceiling participant, however he has additionally showcased a low go with the flow because of the damage considerations. The Giants are skinny at WR, and Toney has a possibility to step in as a WR1 in a much-improved offense if he can ever get wholesome and earn his long ago onto the sector. Unfortunately, we haven’t any concept when that will probably be.

News, Notes & Injuries

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Curtis Samuel (sickness) ‘looks good’ at apply Friday

Ron Rivera stated Curtis Samuel appeared excellent these days again at apply after coping with the flu.

Fantasy Impact: Samuel returned after lacking apply on Wednesday and Thursday because of the flu. Players can usually play even if lacking apply because of being ill, so Samuel will be at the box this weekend towards the Titans. He and Terry McLaurin will have to see extra of the objective percentage with Jahan Dotson (hamstring) sidelined.
Ari Koslow

Jahan Dotson (hamstring) dominated out for Week 5

Jahan Dotson has been dominated out for the Commanders’ sport Sunday towards the Titans.

Fantasy Impact: Washington head trainer Ron Rivera famous that he anticipated Dotson to leave out a couple of weeks, so this comes as no marvel. In his absence, Terry McLaurin and Curtis Samuel will have to see extra of the objective percentage if Carson Wentz has sufficient time within the pocket to search out them.
Ari Koslow

Brian Robinson Jr. (leg) to look how he feels Saturday

Ron Rivera stated they’ll see how Brian Robinson feels the following day and if he’s excellent to head, they’ll turn on him.

Fantasy Impact: Robinson was once formally designated to go back to apply this previous week. Whether he returns this weekend or probably the week after, the Commanders will most likely ease him again into motion early on.
Ari Koslow

Mac Jones (ankle) practices Friday

Mac Jones practiced for the 3rd immediately day on Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Jones has now logged practices all week. Bill Belichick stated that he’s made numerous growth along with his ankle damage, however his standing for Sunday’s sport remains to be unknown. The damage document will pop out later these days. If he’s indexed at questionable, it sort of feels there may be a minimum of a possibility Jones returns this weekend.
Ari Koslow

Jonathan Taylor (ankle) positive to go back subsequent week

Colts trainer Frank Reich stated Thursday evening the staff is positive that Jonathan Taylor can go back subsequent week.

Fantasy Impact: After what all of us watched Thursday evening, the Colts want Taylor again badly. After a large Week 1 towards the Texans, his manufacturing wasn’t fairly what delusion managers have been hoping for the following couple of weeks. It is price noting Taylor additionally were given off to a gradual get started remaining season. The Colts play the Jaguars in Week 6.
Ari Koslow

Tee Higgins (ankle) stays restricted Friday

Tee Higgins remained restricted at Bengals apply Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Higgins was once restricted all week, and Bengals trainer Zac Taylor stated he feels excellent about Higgin’s standing on Sunday towards the Ravens. He will have to stay a powerful WR1 play towards a banged-up Baltimore secondary that has allowed large performs all season.
Ari Koslow

Tyreek Hill (quad) hopeful to play Sunday

Mike McDaniel is ‘very hopeful’ that Tyreek Hill (quad) will be capable of play in Week 5.

Fantasy Impact: Hill was once restricted in apply Thursday after a quad damage popped up all through apply. A clearer image of Hill’s well being will have to come as we way Sunday, however it doesn’t seem like a walk in the park that Hill will play. Jaylen Waddle, Cedrick Wilson Jr., and Mike Gesicki may all see extra goals if Hill have been to leave out Sunday’s sport.
Vince DiSilvio

Scoops and Scores

We don’t want to relive the abomination that was once Thursday Night Football, however it’s price noting that Colts WR Alec Pierce stuck 8 of his 9 goals for 81 yards in a sport most commonly devoid of offense. Pierce drew rave evaluations in coaching camp however were given off to a gradual get started and suffered a concussion in Week 1. He overlooked Week 2 and stuck a blended seven passes for 141 yards in Weeks 3 and four ahead of taking part in 60% of the Colts’ offensive snaps on Thursday and main the staff in goals. He’s to be had in a ton of leagues and is price a stash the place imaginable.

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