ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Bears RB Damien Williams can't be cleared from the COVID list until Saturday at the earliest because he's unvaccinated. That puts his Week 7 status in doubt. Even if Williams is activated on Saturday, it's unclear if and how much he'd play vs. the Bucs after being sidelined for 10 days. RB Khalil Herbert is the superior fantasy play even if Williams ends up active on Sunday.
The Falcons placed RB Damien Williams on IR with his rib injury. He's out for at least the next 4 games and can be dropped from fantasy rosters. Rookie RB Tyler Allgeier now has a nice opportunity to carve out a role behind RB Cordarrelle Patterson.
Falcons RB Damien Williams (ribs) is out for this weekend’s game vs. the Rams. That should mean that RB Tyler Allgeier makes his NFL debut on Sunday, but it’s unclear how big a role the rookie will play. Cordarrelle Patterson remains the only Atlanta RB worth using in fantasy lineups.
Falcons RB Damien Williams (rib) missed practice again on Thursday. He's in danger of missing this weekend's game vs. the Rams. Ashtun Edmonds of the team's official website confirms that RB Tyler Allgeier would "step into the running back rotation" if Williams can't play on Sunday.
Falcons RB Damien Williams (ribs) didn't practice on Wednesday. If he's unable to play vs. the Rams this weekend, we'd expect RB Tyler Allgeier to be active -- but for RB Cordarrelle Patterson to dominate backfield work.
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