Devonta Freeman placed on IR

Fantasy Football, NFL News
October 16, 2018

InjuryGroin surgery

Big loss from Falcons as they are going to place Devonta Freeman on IR today (Jay Glazer)

Nerdy Football Analysis: In addition to his groin, Freeman has suffered a foot injury in 2018. He’s eligible to return from the IR given we’re heading into Week 6 he has very little fantasy value at this point. Tevin Coleman and Ito Smith should share the bulk of the running back duties moving forward.

Aaron Rodgers hoping to shed knee brace after bye

Fantasy Football, NFL News
October 16, 2018

InjuryPackers QB sharp on MNF despite nagging injury

Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) on Twitter: “#Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says he told the doctor he’d like to take the brace off his knee after the bye, but have to see how it responds, likely get another MRI.”

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Nerdy Football Analysis: Rodgers was sharp during the Monday Night Football matchup with the 49ers, hitting receivers in stride on a few big plays and delivering a game-winning drive capped by a Mason Crosby FG as time expired. even with the lingering knee issues, he and Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes are basically the top two fantasy QBs and are essentially matchup-proof.