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Broncos TE Noah Fant remains on the COVID list as of Friday afternoon. HC Vic Fangio confirmed that he doesn't expect Fant to be available for this weekend's game vs. the Cowboys. That'll leave Albert Okwuegbunam as Denver's lead TE -- and a viable Week 9 fantasy spot starter.

The Broncos have placed TE Noah Fant on the COVID list. ESPN's Field Yates reports that Fant tested positive. If he's vaccinated, Fant would have a shot at returning for Sunday's game with 2 negative tests 24 hours apart. For now, we'd bet on him not being available Sunday against the Cowboys. That would elevate Albert Okwuegbunam to the top receiving role among Denver TEs.

The forecast for tonight's Broncos-Browns game calls for sustained winds up to 20 mph and gusts around 30 mph. That's enough to impact some longer throws and kicks -- and another reason to expect this to be a low-scoring game.

The Broncos have placed TE Albert Okwuegbunam on IR with a hamstring injury. He was already ruled out of Sundays game at Pittsburgh. Now he’ll miss at least 2 more beyond that. Okwuegbunam’s absence can only help the target outlook for lead Denver TE Noah Fant

The Broncos have ruled TE Albert Okwuegbunam out for Sunday's game in Pittsburgh. He injured a hamstring in practice Wednesday and then sat out the past 2 days. HC Vic Fangio says the team will "make a decision by Saturday if it's worth putting him on" IR, according to the Denver Post. We'll see about that. Okwuegbunam isn't much of a standalone fantasy option. His absence can only help the target outlook for TE Noah Fant, who already trails Courtland Sutton's team lead by just 1 for the year. With Sutton also questionable for Sunday, Fant carries big target upside into Week 5.

Broncos QB Teddy Bridgewater is expected to clear the concussion protocol today and play vs. the Steelers on Sunday, according to insider Mike Klis. We'll see how he's listed on the final injury report later today. Bridgewater's availability would be good news for all of Denver's skill-position players.

Broncos TE Noah Fant (leg) isn’t listed on the final Week 1 injury report after putting in full practices on Thursday and Friday. He should be full-go for this weekend’s opener vs. the Giants.

Broncos TE Noah Fant (leg) progressed to a full practice on Thursday. He's ready to go for this weekend's opener vs. the Giants.

Broncos TE Noah Fant (knee) was limited in Wednesday's practice. He's expected to be available for this weekend's game vs. the Giants, but his status is worth monitoring over the next few days.

Broncos TE Noah Fant returned to practice on Monday. He missed a couple of weeks with a lower-leg injury but was always expected to be ready for Week 1. He can be penciled into fantasy lineups for now.

The Broncos don't expect TE Noah Fant to miss any regular-season time with his lower left leg injury, according to NFL Network's James Palmer. Fant has missed the past few days of practice and won't play in the preseason finale. But this doesn't sound like a serious issue. We'll keep you updated.

Broncos HC Vic Fangio informed the team this morning that Teddy Bridgewater has won the starting QB job over Drew Lock. It looked like a dead heat until Bridgewater turned in an excellent outing in the 2nd preseason game, going 9 of 11 for for 105 yards and a TD. Bridgewater sits 10th among 80 qualifiers in Pro Football Focus' preseason passing grades. Lock ranks 37th. Bridgewater isn't an exciting player or high-upside fantasy option. But he's steady and accurate. And Denver's strong group of pass-catchers could turn him into a spot-start option for fantasy teams this year. We like this news for the fantasy value on the Broncos' pass-catchers, especially WR Jerry Jeudy.

Broncos TE Noah Fant missed practice Tuesday with a “leg issue,” per HC Vic Fangio. NFL Network’s James Palmer spotted Fant jogging with a sleeve on his left leg, and the belief is that the injury is minor. We’re not altering his 2021 projection.

Broncos HC Vic Fangio said earlier this month that he expects TE Albert Okwuegbunam to be limited at the start of training camp. "Probably not right off the bat full speed," he said, referring to Okwuegbunam and CB Essang Bassey, both coming off ACL tears. "They'll have to be managed, but the both are doing very well." We'll see about Okwuegbunam's participation as camp gets going, but being active at any level seems like a positive coming off a November ACL tear. Of course, any limitations for him can only be good news for Noah Fant's target opportunity.

Broncos TE Noah Fant is questionable to return to Sunday's game vs. the Panthers with an illness. We'll update his status when we know more.

Broncos QBs Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles have tested negative for COVID and been cleared to return to the team. Lock will be back under center for Sunday night's game against the Chiefs. That puts guys like WR Jerry Jeudy and TE Noah Fant back in play for Week 12 fantasy lineups.

Broncos QBs Drew Lock, Brett Rypien, Blake Bortles and Jeff Driskel are all ineligible to play against the Saints on Sunday due to COVID contract tracing concerns to Driskel, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. We'll see whether this game gets played tomorrow -- and what the hell Denver does on offense if it does. Insider Mike Klis throws out Kendall Hinton as an option at QB. He's on Denver's practice squad as a WR but was a 3-year starting QB at Wake Forest. This is a mess and you should try to avoid all Broncos in Week 12 fantasy lineups.

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Broncos TE Noah Fant (ribs) is active for today’s game against the Dolphins. He got in a full practice on Friday — and the ankle that he’s been struggling with isn’t listed on the injury report this week. Fant is safe to get into fantasy lineups.

Broncos TE Noah Fant (ribs) is expected to play against the Dolphins today, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Fant got in a limited practice on Thursday and a full workout on Friday. These rib injuries tend to be pain-management issues more than anything else. Fant is fine to get into fantasy lineups.

Broncos TE Noah Fant (ribs) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. The ankle that’s bothered him for the past few weeks is off the injury report, but now he’s dealing with this rib issue. We’re expecting Fant to play on Sunday but will look for an update in the morning. Miami-Denver doesn’t kick off until 4:05 pm ET.

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