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T.Y. Hilton has already been ruled “out” and Julio Jones caused scares up until kickoff on Thursday, so in what might be a must-win week for many fantasy football owners, Week 13 hasn’t gotten off to a great start for key WRs. Several more, including Odell Beckham Jr., Adam Thielen, Golden Tate, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Mohamed Sanu, Alshon Jeffery, and Mike Williams, are banged up and could be “questionable” ahead of Sunday’s and Monday’s games. We have the latest injury updates to help with your late-week waiver pickups and start ’em, sit ’em decisions. For updates on injured TEs Evan Engram, Zach Ertz, David Njoku, and more, go here; for the latest news on RBs James Conner, Damien Williams, Jordan Howard, and more, click here. Follow us for more news and updates on Twitter @SN_Fantasy. WEEK 13 NON-PPR RANKINGS:Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | KickerOdell Beckham Jr. injury updateUPDATE: Beckham wasn’t listed on the Browns final injury report and will play this weekend. OBJ (groin) has been limited in practice the past two days, but there doesn’t seem to be any cause for concern from the beat writers in Cleveland, so this just seems like a load management situation.Beckham should be good to go against the Steelers, who gave up four catches for 60 yards to the star WR in Week 11. Beckham is always tough to bench because of his talent and big-play upside, but it’s also tough to trust him as more than a WR3 in a difficult matchup like this. WEEK 13 PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight endIs Adam Thielen playing Monday night?UPDATE: Thielen got in another limited practice on Friday and is shaping up to be a true game-time decision for Monday night.Thielen (hamstring) missed practice on Wednesday after a “slight scare” (whatever that means) and was listed as “limited” on Thursday’s estimated practice report. With the Vikings playing in Seattle on Monday, this is a worst-case scenario for fantasy owners. At this point, Thielen shouldn’t be counted on in fantasy lineups. Even if he’s active, there’s a chance he’ll see reduced snaps or exit early like he did in Week 9. If he’s out, that gives TEs Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith Jr. slight bumps in value, and Olabisi Johnson would be a deep-league WR sleeper. WEEK 13 DFS LINEUPS:FD Cash | FD GPP | DK Cash | DK GPP | Y! Cash | Y! GPPIs Golden Tate playing Week 13?UPDATE: Tate has been ruled “out” for Week 13.Tate (concussion) hasn’t practiced this week and is still in the NFL’s concussion protocol. Given his lack of activity, it seems unlikely he’ll play on Sunday against the Packers.If Tate is out, Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton both have upside despite a relatively tough matchup. Consider both WR3s, especially in PPR leagues.MORE WEEK 13 DFS: Stacks | Values | Lineup BuilderJuJu Smith-Schuster injury updateUPDATE: Smith-Schuster has been ruled “out” for Week 13.Smith-Schuster (knee) cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol on Wednesday, but he still missed practice on Thursday because of his knee issue. He’s more “doubtful” than “questionable” for Sunday afternoon’s game against Cleveland.Even if JuJu is active, his owners likely aren’t too excited about playing him. He always has some big-play potential, but in an important week, he’s not reliable enough to really trust. James Washington would see a bump in value with JuJu out. MORE WEEK 13: Start/sit | Sleepers | BustsAlshon Jeffery injury newsUPDATE: Jeffery is not listed on the Eagles final injury report and will play this weekend.Jeffery (ankle) was a surprise scratch last week, but he returned to full practice on Wednesday and is expected to suit up this week against the Dolphins. Nelson Agholor (knee) also practiced in full on Wednesday, so it’s likely both return. Given the matchup, Jeffery is a must-start. Agholor will have some FLEX appeal, especially if Zach Ertz (hamstring) is out.Mike Williams injury updateUPDATE: Williams is not listed on the Chargers final injury report and will play this weekend.Williams (knee) was just “limited” in practice on Wednesday, but he returned to a full practice on Thursday. He should be fine for Sunday’s game against the Broncos. Williams sees at least a couple of deep balls every week, and he certainly has touchdown upside despite not having one this year. Consider him a boom-or-bust FLEX.Is Mohamed Sanu playing Week 13?Sanu (ankle) got in a limited practice Thursday and will likely be “questionable” for Sunday night’s game against the Texans. Phillip Dorsett cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol and is more likely to play.Given the matchup, Sanu makes for a solid WR3, but with the uncertainty surrounding his status, it’s tough to pencil him in. N’Keal Harry would have sleeper appeal if Sanu is out.
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