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Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (foot) is active for today’s game against the Browns. He shouldn’t be in fantasy lineups in his 1st action since Week 4 but does add a bit of downside to RBs Sony Michel and James White.

Rams WR Brandin Cooks exited in the 1st quarter of Sunday's game against the Bengals to get checked for a concussion. We'll update his status when we learn more.

Update: Cooks has been diagnosed with a concussion and is done for the day.

Houston starting CBs Johnathan Joseph (neck, hamstring) and Bradley Roby (hamstring) are questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Both guys put in limited practices all week. Roby missed last week's game. Joseph played through a "questionable" tag after missing the previous game but left early with a new injury. We'll see about their status Sunday morning.

Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (foot) remained limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable again for Sunday’s game against the Browns. He hasn’t played since Week 4 and shouldn’t be in your fantasy plans. We’ll see if he’s active on Sunday.

Patriots WR Phillip Dorsett (hamstring) is active for tonight's game against the Jets. He should slide in as New England's #2 WR with Josh Gordon out, although there's elevated risk here as Dorsett comes off the hamstring injury.

Panthers HC Ron Rivera said Monday that QB Kyle Allen will start this weekend's game against the 49ers. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported last week that QB Cam Newton (foot) would be ready to practice after the bye, but Rivera said he'll continue to rehab this week. How Allen fares vs. a stingy 'Niners defense on Sunday might impact whether Newton is "ready" to return for Week 9.

The Patriots have downgraded RB Rex Burkhead (foot) to out for Monday night's game against the Jets. That can only help the touch outlook for James White and Sony Michel. Each is worth RB2 consideration for Week 7 fantasy lineups.

Texans CB Johnathan Joseph (hamstring) is active for today's game against the Colts. He missed last week but is back for your IDP lineups. Fellow starting CB Bradley Roby (hamstring) is inactive, however.

Jets ILB Neville Hewitt is doubtful for Monday night's game against the Patriots. That should mean a 5th straight starter-level appearance for reserve LB Blake Cashman. ILB C.J. Mosley is officially questionable, though he said earlier in the week that he expects to finally return from the Week 1 groin injury that cost him the past 4 games.

Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (foot) was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Jets. It's the same boat Burkhead was in last week before missing the Giants game. He shouldn't be in Week 7 fantasy lineups.

Texans starting CBs Johnathan Joseph and Bradley Roby are questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts because of hamstring injuries. Each guy put in limited practices all week. We'll see about their statuses Sunday morning. Joseph is a solid IDP option when healthy. Roby hasn't been. The matchup will be positive for Houston passing-game pieces regardless of whether Joseph and/or Roby plays.

Jets LB Neville Hewitt sat out Thursday's practice, listed with both neck and knee ailments. Both injuries are new. Hewitt left Sunday's win over the Cowboys for a stretch but returned to finish the game. We'll see about his status heading toward Monday night's clash with the Patriots.

Rams WR Brandin Cooks (concussion) isn't listed on the final Week 6 injury report. He's passed through the protocol and will play against the 49ers on Sunday. Consider Cooks a WR2 with upside for that one.

Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (foot) is inactive for tonight’s game against the Giants. Rookie RB Damien Harris is a healthy scratch again, so RBs Sony Michel and James White should be busy with the Pats 16.5-point home favorites.

Rams HC Sean McVay said WR Brandin Cooks (concussion) was "feeling good" after practicing on Wednesday. He's reportedly no longer experiencing concussion symptoms. While he hasn't cleared the protocol yet, it sounds like Cooks has a good shot to play against the 49ers this weekend.

Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (foot) is not expected to play against the Giants tonight, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. That's a tad surprising after Burkhead put in a full practice on Wednesday. We're expecting him back for Week 7. Sony Michel and James White will again dominate backfield work for New England in a mouth-watering spot as big home favorites.

Rams WR Brandin Cooks (concussion) got in a limited practice on Wednesday. That means he's made some progress through the protocol. Cooks still has multiple stages to pass through but has a shot to get cleared for Sunday's showdown with the 49ers.

Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (foot) is listed as questionable for Thursday night's game against the Giants. He was a full-go in Wednesday's practice, so there's a good chance he returns for this one. Still, Burkhead would be tough to trust in fantasy lineups after getting just 1 touch last time out.

ESPN's Adam Schefter hears that Patriots WR Phillip Dorsett's hamstring injury is "minor" but that he's considered "week to week." It sounds like Dorsett will miss Thursday night's game against the Giants but has a shot to be back for Week 7. Rookie Jakobi Meyers will step in as New England's #3 WR for however long Dorsett is out.

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Colts RB Marlon Mack (ankle) is active for tonight’s game against the Chiefs. He was reportedly a game-time decision, and NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported this morning that the team will “be cautious” with Mack. He’s a risk/reward fantasy play.

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