This article is part of our 2020 NFL Breakout Watch series.
This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 8 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.
The deeper it gets into the season, the more robust injury reports typically are, with Week 13 serving as a fitting example. We have no shortage of big names at each position, many unfortunately already confirmed as out or trending strongly in that direction. On the positive side, we do have a couple of big projected returns as well, and some capable backups ready to step in for those players that are going to be on the shelf. Without further ado, let's take a closer look at the health outlook for a slate that could be critical to many Fantasy teams' chances of the postseason:
The Cardinals' Kyler Murray (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Bears after practicing in limited fashion all week, but as per early Sunday reports, the star quarterback is expected to make his return from a three-game absence in his usual starting role. According to early Sunday reports, he's also likely to have DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring) available to him against a Bears defense allowing 19.2 Fantasy points per game to quarterbacks in standard scoring formats.
The Eagles' Jalen Hurts (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Jets after practicing in limited fashion all week. There were some late Saturday reports indicating Hurts will not play, but