Shark Bites

Washington CB Quinton Dunbar left Friday's practice early with a shin contusion and is questionable for Sunday's game against Dallas. ESPN's John Keim said HC Jay Gruden sounded "somewhat optimistic" about Dunbar's chances of playing. The 4:25 p.m. ET makes it tougher to wait on Dunbar for your IDP lineup, though, especially for an unspectacular scoring matchup with the Cowboys. We'll update his status Sunday afternoon for anyone who is waiting, though.

The Buccaneers have ruled DT Gerald McCoy (calf) and DE Vinny Curry (ankle) out for Sunday's game against the Browns. Neither is a big IDP factor, but the absences of both starters can only help an already-bright fantasy outlook for Browns QB Baker Mayfield.

Jets CB Trumaine Johnson is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Vikings because of a quad injury thta continued to keep him out of practice all week. Johnson's absence doesn't really matter for IDP purposes, but it'll help Vikings WR Stefon Diggs' outlook. Jets slot CB Buster Skrine also remains out for the 2nd straight week with a concussion.

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo will miss his 2nd straight game Sunday with a groin injury. DT Linval Joseph is questionable for the visit to the Jets. He's listed with ankle, knee and shoulder injuries and put in just a single limited practice on Friday. We'd try not to use Joseph in IDP lineups this week even if he's active.

Dolphins CB Bobby McCain (knee), S T.J. McDonald (knee) and DE Cameron Wake (knee) are questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions. None of the 3 is a significant IDP option, but all 3 are starters for Miami. We'll check on their status Sunday morning.

Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah is questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. He put in limited practices every day this week but also did so in Week 2, Week 3 and Week 5 before missing those games. We'll see about Ansah's status in his potential return from the Week 1 shoulder injury Sunday morning.

Chiefs OLB Justin Houston (hamstring) is doubtful for Sunday night's game against the Bengals. It'll be his 2nd straight missed game after Houston left Week 5 early with the injury. Kansas City also expects to remain without S Eric Berry (heel), who is also listed as "doubtful."

Jaguars DE Calais Campbell is questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans. Jacksonville lists him with an ankle injury, which he played through in Week 6. Campbell came away from that game with a new rib injury. Whatever the main ailment, he did put in limited practices Thursday and Friday after sitting out Wednesday. We'll check his status Sunday morning.

The Colts have ruled S Clayton Geathers (concussion) out for Week 7. He participated in practice 2 of 3 days this week, so we'd bet on Geathers being ready for a Week 8 trip to Oakland. We'll check his status leading up to that one.

Bears OLB Khalil Mack is questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots. He returned to a limited practice Friday after sitting out Wednesday's and Thursday's workouts. We'd bet on the star pass-rusher playing, but we'll check on Mack's status Sunday morning.

Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey is questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints. He left Thursday's practice early with a quad injury that then kept him out Friday. HC John Harbaugh told The Baltimore Sun on Friday, "We'll just see how it goes at this point." Humphrey is Baltimore's best cover man and would hurt the coverage with his absence. We'll check on his status Sunday afternoon, ahead of the 4:05 ET kickoff.

Titans S Kenny Vaccaro is questionable for Sunday morning's game against the Chargers. Vaccaro missed the past 2 games with an elbow injury and put in just limited practices this week. He's not a strong enough asset to gamble on before proving he's all the way back.

Titans LB Wesley Woodyard did not show up on the team's final injury report this week. That means he's ready to go for Sunday morning's game against the Chargers. Woodyard's fine to pop back into IDP lineups.

Eagles RB Darren Sproles (hamstring) is out for Sunday’s game against the Panthers. HC Doug Pederson said Friday that Sproles is on track to practice next week. Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement will share the backfield again this weekend.

Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (ankle) returned to a limited practice on Friday, but WR Mohamed Sanu (hip) remained sidelined. Ridley now seems to have a better shot to play against the Giants on Monday night. We'll get another update on both guys tomorrow.

49ers WR Pierre Garcon (shoulder, knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Rams. He played through these injuries last Monday night and should be fine for this weekend. But he remains just a low-upside WR4. WR Dante Pettis (knee) has been ruled out.

Bengals WR John Ross (groin) put in a full week of practice and isn’t listed on the final injury report. He can’t be trusted in Week 7 fantasy lineups, but his return is good news for QB Andy Dalton, who’s already in a good spot against a leaky Chiefs defense.

Redskins RB Chris Thompson (rib, knee) was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys. That one doesn't kick off until 4:25 pm ET, so we'll look for an update on Thompson on Sunday morning. He'll be a risk/reward RB3 in PPR leagues if active.

Redskins RB Adrian Peterson (ankle, shoulder) is listed as questionable for this weekend's game against the Cowboys. He played through these injuries last Sunday and got in 2 limited practices this week. Peterson is fully expected to play vs. Dallas and can be penciled into fantasy lineups.

Bears WR Allen Robinson (groin) is listed as questionable for this weekend's game against the Patriots. He put in limited practices on Wednesday and Friday, sitting out on Thursday. HC Matt Nagy suggested Friday that Robinson should be fine. We'll get his official status by noon ET on Sunday.

 
 
 

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