Fantasy Football Trainers Room: Miles Sanders, Michael Thomas, Joe Mixon Headline the NFL Week 7 Injury Report - Roto Street Journal
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Fantasy Football Trainers Room: Miles Sanders, Michael Thomas, Joe Mixon Headline the NFL Week 7 Injury Report

The Fantasy Football Trainer’s Room is here to update you on the fantasy-related NFL Week 6 injury report. Check out our 2020 Fantasy Rest of Season Big Board and Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings to keep up with the rankings as more information comes in each day. 

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Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (knee)

Sanders suffered an injury on his long 77-yard run that eventually turned into a touchdown after he fumbled. He was brought down awkwardly and is slated to miss 1-2 weeks with a knee injury, leaving Boston Scott as the Eagles RB1 in the meantime.

Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints (hamstring)

Thomas was unavailable for Thursday’s practice and is trending down towards not playing Week 7. Check back for his Friday practice update.

Joe Mixon, RB Cincinnati Bengals (foot)

Mixon ruled OUT for Week 7 with a foot injury. Could also be out next week as well giving him extra rest heading into the bye week.

Players Marked Good to Go

  • Diontae Johnson, WR Pittsburgh Steelers (back)
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR Pittsburgh Steelers (knee)
  • Sam Darnold (shoulder)

Ruled Out

  • Zach Ertz, TE Philadelphia Eagles (ankle)
    • The Eagles placed their tight end on IR with a 4-to-6 week timeline
  • Dallas Goedert, TE Philadelphia Eagles (ankle)
    • Goedert should return following the team’s Week 9 bye week
  • Raheem Mostert (ankle)
    • Exited the first half with an ankle injury and was later placed on IR
  • Austin Hooper (appendectomy)
    • Could be out multiple weeks
  • Alshon Jeffery, WR Philadelphia Eagles (foot)
    • Shut him down and let Travis Fulgham eat

Players to Monitor

  • Aaron Jones
    • Missed Friday’s practice
  • Jonnu Smith (ankle)
    • Upgraded to “full” practice on Thursday and should play this week
  • Mark Ingram (ankle)
    • Dealing with an ankle sprain; luckily has the bye week to recover
  • Robert Tonyan, TE Green Bay Packers
    • Returned to practice on Friday
  • Logan Thomas (neck)
    • Returned to practice Thursday
  • Jordan Akins, TE Houston Texans (ankle, concussion)
    • Akins was inactive last week and has yet to practice this week
  • Oakland Raiders Offensive Line (COVID-19)
    • Trent Brown tested positive for the virus, which sent the entire offensive line home this week

Likely Out

  • Allen Lazard, WR Green Bay Packers (core)
    • Lazard started his rehab process following his core surgery and could return Week 9
  • John Brown, WR Buffalo Bills (knee)
    • Brown looked like shit on Monday night and has yet to practice this week


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