Dolphins WRs Albert Wilson (ribs) and Jakeem Grant (ankle) both exited Sunday's game against the Browns. Neither has been a fantasy factor this year, but their absences open up a few extra targets for WR DeVante Parker, WR Allen Hurns and TE Mike Gesicki.
Dolphins HC Brian Flores announced Monday that WR Preston Williams will miss the rest of the season with the knee injury he suffered in Sunday's win over the Jets. No word yet on Williams' exact injury or whether it'll impact his availability for the start of the 2020 campaign. It's the end of a promising rookie season that saw Williams dominate in preseason action and then post a 32-428-3 line in 8 regular season games. He leaves behind 7.5 targets per game. Allen Hurns is the best bet to step into Williams' spot but isn't worth rostering in fantasy right now. WR DeVante Parker and TE Mike Gesicki should get volume boosts with Williams out.
Update: ESPN's Cameron Wolfe reports that it's an ACL tear for Williams. We'll see if he can get back to full strength for the start of next season.
Dolphins WR Albert Wilson (hip, calf) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Chargers after a limited week of practice. He’s been out since Week 1 and shouldn’t be in your Week 4 fantasy plans. WR Allen Hurns (concussion) is out, leaving Preston Williams, DeVante Parker and Jakeem Grant as Miami’s healthy WRs.
Dolphins WR Allen Hurns sustained a concussion early in Sunday's game against the Cowboys. His absence leaves DeVante Parker, Preston Williams and Jakeem Grant as Miami's top 3 WRs.
Dolphins WR Albert Wilson (calf, hip) is out for Sunday’s game against the Patriots. DeVante Parker, Allen Hurns, Jakeem Grant and Preston Williams will serve as Miami’s top 4 WRs but none is a bankable fantasy play.
Dolphins WR Albert Wilson (hip, calf) missed his 2nd straight practice on Thursday. He's looking like a long shot to play against the Patriots this weekend. That'd leave DeVante Parker, Allen Hurns, Jakeem Grant and Preston Williams as Miami's top 4 WRs. None is a recommended fantasy play vs. a tough New England secondary.
The Dolphins have signed WR Allen Hurns to a 1-year deal worth up to $3 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Recently cut by the Cowboys, Hurns is reportedly recovered from the dislocated ankle and broken leg he suffered during last year's playoffs. The 27-year-old has totaled just 1,256 yards over the past 3 seasons after that huge 1,031-yard, 10-TD 2015 campaign. Hurns should at least slide in as Miami's #4 WR and could push Kenny Stills, DeVante Parker and Albert Wilson for snaps. It'll be a situation to keep an eye on over the next month.
Cowboys QB Dak Prescott is off to an uneven start to training camp. “Well, we’re a work in progress,” OC Scott Linehan said. “We’re not where we want to be, but there’s bright spots, things we build on." It's early, and this shouldn't come as a major surprise considering the wholesale changes to Dallas' pass-catching corps. But in a time of the year when everyone is "in the best shape of their lives" and "ready for a breakout season," it's notable to hear a negative report on an offense. We'll be keeping a close eye on the Cowboys this preseason, but this isn't a passing game we're looking to invest in heavily.
The Cowboys are expected to release WR Dez Bryant, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter and Todd Archer. We've heard whispers about this for a while now. Dallas reportedly wants Bryant to take a pay cut from the $12.5 million he's scheduled to earn this year and next -- and the mercurial WR evidently isn't willing to oblige. The 2 sides are meeting today, but a divorce is expected "barring an unexpected last-minute change of heart," Schefter tweets. Bryant's production has crated since 3-straight seasons of 1,200+ yards from 2012 to 2014. Over the past 3 years, he's totaled just 150 catches for 2,035 yards and 17 TDs across 38 appearances. He seemingly struggled to get on the same page as QB Dak Prescott, corralling just 52.2% of his targets over the last 2 seasons. Bryant is still just 29, so there's certainly a chance he bounces back in 2018. We'll see where he lands before assessing his fantasy value. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are left with Terrance Williams, Allen Hurns and Cole Beasley atop their WR depth chart. They figure to be in the market for a rookie WR or 2.
Update: They did.
The Cowboys have signed WR Allen Hurns to a 2-year deal worth $12 million. Hurns joins an offense that saw only Dez Bryant crack 4 receptions per game last season. TE Jason Witten heads into his age-36 season coming off the fewest catches since his rookie year. WR Terrance Williams caught a career-high 53 balls while averaging a career-low 10.7 yards per reception. He's heading into just Year 2 of a 4-year contract and could be a cut candidate after 2018. Hurns' contract suggests he'll compete for the #2 WR job. He's worth a look in the double-digit rounds of early best-ball drafting but not an exciting fantasy football prospect.
The Jaguars have released WR Allen Hurns. Since topping 1,000 yards and scoring 10 times back in 2015, he's totaled just 961 yards and 5 TDs in the 2 seasons since. Hurns can make plays downfield and is only 26, so it shouldn't take him long to find a new home. Jacksonville, meanwhile, will move forward with Marqise Lee, Donte Moncrief, Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole atop the WR depth chart.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) was limited in practice all week but isn’t listed on the final injury report. He’ll return for Sunday’s game against the Titans for a playoff tuneup after missing the past 6 weeks. WRs Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole remain better Week 17 fantasy plays. WR Marqise Lee (ankle) is out.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) is not expected to play against the 49ers today, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Hurns returned to practice this week but admitted that he's still not at 100%. With WR Marqise Lee (ankle) also out, Dede Westbrook, Keelan Cole and Jaydon Mickens will serve as Jacksonville's top 3 WRs. Westbrook and Cole are both viable fantasy starters.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) practiced on Wednesday for the 1st time since going down in Week 10. We'll see if he's listed as limited or full, but he now has a shot to play against the 49ers this weekend. Jacksonville could use Hurns with WR Marqise Lee likely out.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) is out for Sunday’s game against the Texans. Marqise Lee and Dede Westbrook will continue to serve as Jacksonville’s top 2 WRs. They’re both solid fantasy starters vs. Houston’s 25th-ranked WR defense.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) returned to a limited practice on Thursday -- his 1st since going down in Week 10. It gives him a chance to play against the Texans this weekend. Hurns' presence would make rookie Dede Westbrook tougher to trust as a WR3. We'll get another update on Hurns tomorrow.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) is out for Sunday’s game against the Colts. Rookie Dede Westbrook will again serve as Jacksonville’s #2 WR after seeing 10 targets and playing 70% of the snaps last week. He’s in the WR3 mix vs. a burnable Colts secondary.
Jaguars WR Allen Hurns (ankle) remained sidelined on Wednesday. Fantasy owners can't be counting on him in Week 13 fantasy lineups. Hurns' absence would make Dede Westbrook an intriguing WR3 or flex play in the plus matchup.
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