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Sam LaPorta "trending in the right direction"

By Jared Smola | Updated on Sun, 15 Oct 2023, 7:52 AM EDT
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ESPN's Adam Schefter tweets that Lions TE Sam LaPorta (calf) is "trending in the right direction" for today's game vs. the Bucs. LaPorta is "expected to work out pre-game to finalize whether he can play," Schefter adds, so he's not a sure thing. It's a 4:25 pm ET kickoff, so we won't get Detroit's inactives until a little before 3 pm ET. LaPorta can be penciled into fantasy lineups, but it'd be wise to have another late-game TE rostered just in case the rookie ends up inactive.

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Jared has been with Draft Sharks since 2007. He’s now Lead Analyst, heading up the preseason and weekly projections that fuel your Draft War Room and My Team tools. He currently ranks 1st among 133 analysts in draft rankings accuracy.
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