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Week 8 Fantasy Football Injury Report

The Star-Ledger-US PRESSWIRE

To help you set your final fantasy football lineups today, here is my complete week 8 injury report:

Guys Who Will Play:

QB Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears – Cutler was on the injury report all week long after injuring his ribs on the famous Ndamukong Suh hit last week.  However, Cutler is a tough guy and will be under center to start the game.

RB Trent Richardson, Cleveland Browns – Richardson will play today despite his frustrating rib injury.

RB Felix Jones, Dallas Cowboys – Jones will be in action today despite his minor knee injury.

RB Ahmad Bradshaw, New York Giants – Bradshaw will play again with his lingering foot injury, but will likely see his touches limited.

RB Jonathan Dwyer, Pittsburgh Steelers – Dwyer has missed practice all week for some mystery reason, but will still start today for Pittsburgh.

RB Donald Brown, Indianapolis Colts – Brown will be active for the first time since his week 4 knee injury.

WR Wes Welker, New England Patriots – Welker has been limited in practice all week with an ankle injury, but he is still healthy enough to play in London today.

WR Brandon Lloyd, New England Patriots – Lloyd will be in the lineup today despite a lingering knee injury.


Guys Who Will Not Play:

QB Jake Locker, Tennessee Titans – Locker will be out again with his shoulder injury.

RB Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers – Mendenhall will be out again with his achilles tendon injury.

WR Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers - Nelson will not play today after suffering a very painful hamstring injury.

WR Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins – Garcon is out yet again with his foot injury.

WR Danny Amendola, St. Louis Rams – Amendola is making huge strides towards getting healthy, however, he still will be sitting out this weekend.

TE Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots – Hernandez will be out again with his nagging ankle injury.


Game-time decision: 

TE Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints - Graham is still a game-time decision in Denver for tonight’s late game.