Lions RB D’Andre Swift (shoulder) put in a full week of practice and isn’t listed on the final injury report for Sunday’s game vs. the Seahawks. HC Dan Campbell said they’ll “cut him loose.” There’s still some added risk with Swift in his first game since Week 12, but there’s also RB1 upside.
Lions HC Dan Campbell confirmed on Monday that RB D'Andre Swift could miss some time with his left shoulder injury. Campbell insinuated that Swift might be allowed to heal up through Detroit's Week 6 bye. That'd mean he'd miss the next 2 games vs. the Seahawks and Patriots. We'll continue to track the situation, but Swift owners should start making other plans for the next 2 weeks. Jamaal Williams figures to land in RB2 territory in our Week 4 Rankings.
Lions RB D'Andre Swift sprained his left shoulder in Sunday's loss to the Vikings, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Swift isn't expected to need surgery but "could miss some time," Pelissero adds. We'll keep an eye on the situation, but fantasy owners should plan on being without Swift at least for Week 4. His absence would turn RB Jamaal Williams into an RB2.
Lions RB D’Andre Swift "wasn’t using his left arm much" in the locker room after Sunday's loss to the Vikings, according to insider Dave Birkett. "Looked like he might have got treatment on his shoulder," Birkett adds. We'll look for an update on Swift on Monday and track his practice participation this week.
Lions RB D'Andre Swift (ankle) is active for today’s game vs. the Vikings. He got in just 2 limited practices this week and was listed as questionable. But HC Dan Campbell said Wednesday that Swift's ankle was "feeling much better." And NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported this morning that Swift is expected to play a "bigger role" today than he did when he was limited to 7 touches last week.
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero confirms that Lions RB D'Andre Swift (ankle) will play vs. the Vikings today. Pelissero adds that Swift is expected to play a "bigger role" in that one after being limited to just 7 touches in Week 2. He belongs in fantasy lineups as a RB1 with upside in today's plus matchup.
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