Gameday Injuries: Week 6

Gameday Injuries: Week 6

This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 9 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.

The injury report is once again a star-studded affair in Week 6, much to the chagrin of fantasy owners. While several key pieces do stand a good chance of shedding their injury designations when inactives are officially announced, multiple prominent running backs will either be out of uniform altogether or limited Sunday. With plenty to sort through as usual, let's dive right into the Week 6 medical outlook as of early Sunday morning:

QUARTERBACKS

The Texans' Deshaun Watson (chest) is questionable to face the Bills after a trio of limited practices this week. Watson took several hard hits against the Cowboys in Week 5 that led to his current status, but as per early Sunday morning reports, he's expected to suit up and play without limitations against Buffalo. Veteran Brandon Weeden is Watson's backup.

The Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's home game against the Bears despite having put in full sessions in two of three practices this week. All indications appear to be that Tannehill will take the field without limitations. Brock Osweiler would be next in line under center in Miami if Tannehill were to suffer a setback.

RUNNING BACKS

The Steelers' Le'Veon Bell's holdout continues as expected in Week 6, leaving James Conner in the lead-back role for a divisional

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Juan Carlos Blanco
Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for over 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, NFL, CFL and Arena Football for Rotowire.com, including serving as the beat writer for teams in multiple sports. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports as well.
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