Sean Lee Fantasy Football News 2018

The Dallas Morning News reports that Cowboys OLB Sean Lee could miss 4-6 weeks with his latest hamstring strain. That makes Leighton Vander Esch a strong pickup where available in IDP leagues and a high-end starting option for Week 10's positive scoring matchup with the Eagles.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee will "probably be out for a little bit" after re-injuring his left hamstring in Monday night's loss to the Titans, HC Jason Garrett said after the game. We'll see just how long this absence lasts. It's the same hamstring, though, cost Lee 3 games earlier this season. Leighton Vander Esch will re-enter the lineup. He topped 90% playing time in each of the 3 games Lee missed earlier. Vander Esch is worth picking up in most IDP leagues.

Cowboys HC Jason Garrett told reporters Wednesday that he expects LB Sean Lee (hamstring) to return to a limited practice Wednesday. That points to Lee likely playing Sunday at Washington, obviously barring some setback in practice. Lee missed the past 3 games, giving way to 1st-round pick Leighton Vander Esch. A Lee return would likely mean a full-time role for the veteran and Vander Esch returning to a limited role. We'll keep an eye on the situation through the practice week.

Cowboys OLB Sean Lee is expected to miss at least a few weeks after injuring his left hamstring in Sunday's loss to the Seahawks, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. HC Jason Garrett revealed after the game that the injury occurred to the hamstring opposite the 1 that knocked Lee from Week 2 early. Rookie LB Leighton Vander Esch stepped in to play the rest of the snaps at Seattle. He and Lee tied for a team-high 11 tackles despite playing half the game each. IDP owners can look to Vander Esch as a potential replacement for Lee in the short term.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee is active for today's game against the Seahawks. He entered the day questionable with a hamstring injury, which adds risk. But he's an LB2-level IDP option if you waited on him.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee (hamstring) is expected to play against the Seahawks today, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Lee practiced in limited fashion Thursday and Friday but reportedly moved around well in the week's final workout. He'll carry some added risk against Seattle but is an option for IDP lineups.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee is questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks. Lee put in limited practices the past 2 days after missing Wednesday's workout with the hamstring injury that pulled him out of Week 2 early. Lee has said he doesn't expect to be limited against Seattle. We'll check his status Sunday, but expect to have him available for IDP lineups.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee sat out Wednesday's practice after suffering a hamstring injury late in Sunday night's win over the Giants. Lee called it cramping earlier in the week and said he didn't expect it to be an issue for Week 3, but we'll see how this plays out.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee left Sunday night's win over the Giants late with an apparent hamstring injury. He said afterward that it was merely cramping, though, and not a strain, according to the Dallas Morning News. "I don't think it's anything serious," he said. "I don't think it will keep me out next week." We'll certainly keep an eye on that this week. Lee lost 5 games to a hamstring strain last season.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee (back) is active for tonight's game against the Raiders. He entered the day questionable because of a back injury that cost him Friday's practice. If you waited for him, though, go ahead and use him in your IDP lineup.

Cowboys OLB Sean Lee is questionable for Sunday night's game against the Raiders. He put in limited practices Wednesday and Thursday with the hamstring injury that cost him 3 games before allowing him to return last week against the Giants. But Lee sat out Friday's practice with a back injury. Unfortunately, we won't know Lee's game status until about 7 p.m. ET Sunday, though we'll be looking for earlier indications. If you can secure Anthony Hitchens as IDP insurance, then waiting on Lee could prove worthwhile. The Cowboys, Raiders, Falcons and Bucs don't present many other options likely to be available on waivers, though. If it's a D flex spot, then you can check the DB rankings and DL rankings for potential replacements. Dallas also ruled out DT David Irving (concussion) for the 2nd straight week.

Cowboys HC Jason Garrett said Monday that the team expects OLB Sean Lee to practice Wednesday and that Lee expects to be ready for Sunday's game against the Giants. Lee missed the past 3 contests and most of the loss in Atlanta with a hamstring injury. He belongs right back in IDP lineups when he returns.

ESPN Dallas' Todd Archer reports that Cowboys LB Sean Lee is likely to miss at least the next 2 games with the hamstring injury he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Falcons. It's the same left hamstring that forced Lee out of 2 games earlier this season. The timeline for this one isn't surprising, given that Dallas plays on Thanksgiving Day after Sunday night's clash with the Eagles. We'll see if he's ready for a Week 13 game against Washington. The situation makes Lee droppable in shallow IDP leagues and raises the tackle ceiling for Anthony Hitchens. Jaylon Smith will step into the lineup for Lee.

Cowboys OLB Sean Lee suffered a hamstring injury in the 1st half game against the Falcons. He's officially questionable to return but has been standing on the sideline since leaving rather than going to the locker room for treatment. A hamstring issue previously cost him 2 games before the Week 6 bye.

The Cowboys will start Anthony Hitchens at MLB and Sean Lee on the weak side Sunday against the 49ers, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. That means 2nd-year LB Jaylon Smith will return to a reserve role. The Dallas plan had reportedly been to bring Smith along slowly in his 1st season of on-field action, but Hitchens' August knee fracture and Lee's recent hamstring injury forced him to play more snaps and make the defensive calls. “I don’t see a lot of physical limitations,” DC Rod Marinelli said this week. “It’s just a lot for a young guy, a rookie, coming in at that position. It’s a lot and the communication and all the things you have — close calls, adjustments — it can wear you out as you go. It’s a lot to it.” Smith remains interesting long term. Hitchens' contract runs out after this season, so we could see the youngster back in the middle to open 2018. But Smith is safe to drop in redraft IDP leagues.

3:10pm EDT 10/8/17

Cowboys LB Sean Lee is inactive for the 2nd straight game with a hamstring injury. LB Jaylon Smith played 100% of the snaps for the 1st time in Lee's absence last week. He's the Dallas LB to use if you're looking for one against the Packers.

 
 
 

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