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11:40am EST 1/9/22

Browns TE David Njoku (shoulder) is active for today’s game vs. the Bengals. He’ll continue sharing time with TEs Austin Hooper and Harrison Bryant.

Browns TE David Njoku (shoulder) is listed as questionable for this weekend’s game vs. the Bengals. He only got in a limited practice on Friday. Njoku’s absence would be a slight boost for TEs Austin Hooper and Harrison Bryant.

Browns QB Baker Mayfield, QB Case Keenum, WR Jarvis Landry and TE Austin Hooper will not be activated from the COVID list for tonight's game vs. the Raiders, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. So QB Nick Mullens will get the start for Cleveland. His top 2 WRs figure to be Donovan Peoples-Jones and Rashard Higgins. David Njoku should top the TE depth chart. We'll see if TE Harrison Bryant (ankle) is able to play. Expect a run-heavy game plan featuring Nick Chubb from the Browns.

Browns TE David Njoku has been activated from the COVID list. So he'll be available for Saturday's game vs. the Raiders. Cleveland, of course, will likely be without WR Jarvis Landry and TE Austin Hooper for that one. We'll see if TE Harrison Bryant (ankle) is able to make it back for Saturday.

Browns TEs Harrison Bryant (ankle) and David Njoku (COVID) are out for Sunday's game vs. the Ravens. That leaves Austin Hooper to hog all of the TE work. He's a viable spot starter vs. Baltimore's 25th-ranked TE defense.

Browns TE Harrison Bryant (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday. Reportedly battling a high-ankle sprain, he's unlikely to play vs. the Ravens this weekend. TE David Njoku is on the COVID list, so Austin Hooper might hog all the TE targets on Sunday.

Browns TE David Njoku has been placed on the COVID list. That makes him unlikely to be available for Sunday's game vs. the Ravens. Njoku has averaged 3.3 targets per game this season, so his absence would be a slight boost to guys like Austin Hooper and Jarvis Landry.

2:42pm EDT 10/10/21

Browns TE David Njoku (knee) is active for today’s game vs. the Chargers. He only got in a limited practice on Friday and shouldn’t be in Week 5 fantasy lineups.

Browns TE David Njoku (knee) is listed as questionable for this weekend’s game vs. the Chargers. He only got in a limited practice on Friday. Njoku shouldn’t be in your Week 5 fantasy plans. His absence would leave behind an average of 2.5 targets per game.

Browns TE David Njoku (hamstring) got in just 1 limited practice this week and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chiefs. He shouldn't be in any fantasy lineups, but his absence would free up some opportunity for Cleveland's other pass-catchers. Njoku has averaged 3 targets per game over the past 5 weeks.

Browns WRs Jarvis Landry, Rashard Higgins, Donovan Peoples-Jones and KhaDarel Hodge have been placed on the COVID list as high-risk close contacts and are out for Sunday's game against the Jets. Those are Cleveland's top 4 WRs. Marvin Hall is the only other WR on the active roster. Ja'Marcus Bradley and Derrick Willies are on the practice squad. We wouldn't mess with that situation in Week 16 fantasy lineups. TEs Austin Hooper, Harrison Bryant and David Njoku should be busy tomorrow. Baker Mayfield, meanwhile, goes from a solid QB1 play to a shaky QB2. Expect a run-heavy game plan from Cleveland.

Update: Bradley and Willies have been promoted from the practice squad.

Browns TE Austin Hooper (neck) is inactive for tonight's game against the Ravens, as expected. Hooper's absence leaves the top TE spot to rookie Harrison Bryant, as well as extra snaps for TE David Njoku.

Browns TE Austin Hooper (neck) is not expected to play vs. the Ravens on Monday night, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. When Hooper missed 2 games earlier this season, TE Harrison Bryant caught 7 of 8 targets and TE David Njoku hauled in 3 of 6. Bryant is the preferred Hooper fill-in but doesn't reach TE1 status.

Browns TE Austin Hooper (neck) is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Ravens. He missed his 2nd straight practice on Saturday, though, so he seems to be on the wrong side of questionable. We'll look for further updates on Hooper, but he shouldn't be in fantasy lineups now. His absence would leave TE duties to Harrison Bryant and David Njoku.

Browns TE Austin Hooper (appendectomy) is out for Sunday’s game against the Raiders. We’re expecting him back after Cleveland’s Week 9 bye. Hooper’s absence this weekend again leaves Harrison Bryant and David Njoku as the Browns’ TEs. Last week, Bryant ran 18 routes and saw 5 targets, while Njoku ran 13 routes and garnered 3 targets.

Browns TE Austin Hooper didn't practice on Wednesday. He seems unlikely to play against the Raiders this weekend after undergoing an appendectomy last Friday. With Hooper out last week, TE Harrison Bryant saw 5 targets and TE David Njoku 3.

The Browns website reports that rookie TE Harrison Bryant will start in Austin Hooper's absence against the Bengals today. That points to him likely getting more snaps than veteran David Njoku. Keep the situation in mind if you're reaching way down the list for a TE replacement this week.

Browns TE Austin Hooper missed practice on Friday with an illness and has been ruled out for this weekend's game against the Bengals. Hooper doesn't have COVID, but teams aren't taking any chances with sick guys this season. Hooper's absence leaves Cleveland with TEs David Njoku and rookie Harrison Bryant. In their 3 games together this year, Njoku has 7 targets to Bryant's 5 but Bryant has run 34 pass routes to Njoku's 28. Expect these guys to share pass-catching duties this weekend, leaving them both as TE2 fliers.

Update: HC Kevin Stefanski announced that Hooper has appendicitis and is having surgery today. We'll see if he can make it back for Week 8.

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