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Washington DE Chase Young (groin) is active for today's game against the Rams. It's tough to know just how close he is to full health, but Young carries plenty of upside to make him an IDP option whenever healthy.

Washington expects DE Chase Young to play today against the Rams, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Young missed Week 4 with a groin injury and enters today questionable. He got in a full Friday practice, though, and should be available for IDP lineups. We'll confirm his status when inactives are released.

Washington DE Chase Young (groin) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams. Young managed a full practice Friday for the 1st time since suffering the injury. That followed a limited Thursday workout after he sat out Wednesday. Young seems to be trending toward playing Sunday, but we'll check his status Sunday morning. He'd obviously carry risk even if active but would also present fantasy upside. Young's return would also help the upside of the Washington defense as a cheap DFS option.

Washington expects DE Chase Young to miss Sunday's game against the Ravens, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Beyond that, the rookie is "week-to-week" with the groin strain he suffered Sunday against Cleveland. We'll see about Young's availability for Week 5. Keep him on IDP rosters for now if you can.

Washington DE Chase Young left in the 2nd quarter of Sunday's loss to Cleveland with a groin injury and did not return. DE Ryan Kerrigan doubled his playing time vs. the 1st 2 games in Young's absence and would be in IDP lineup contention if Young misses further time. DT Matt Ioannidis also left in the 1st half with an arm injury. Both will get further evaluation Monday, according to ESPN's John Keim.

Washington grabbed Ohio State DE Chase Young with the 2nd pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Young was near-unanimously considered the top defensive player in this draft and the top available talent overall by many evaluators. He led the class with 1.38 sacks and 1.75 tackles for loss per game in 2019. His 16.5-sack 2019 followed a 10.5-sack 2018 for the Buckeyes. New Washington DC Jack Del Rio has said the team will play a 4-3 base, which will make Young a DE and help his fantasy value. Expect Young to sit atop our rookie rankings for dynasty leagues and within draft range when our 2020 projections come out.

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