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Thomas Rawls to miss next preseason game

Fantasy Football, NFL News
August 17, 2017

Injury“Minor” ankle injury; Eddie Lacy to get start

Pete Carroll says RB Thomas Rawls has minor ankle issue and won’t play Friday. Eddie Lacy will start at tailback. (The Tacoma News Tribune)

Nerdy Football Analysis: Any “minor” ankle injury is newsworthy for Rawls given his extensive injury history. He has been a training camp darling so far, but this will give Lacy a chance to close the gap. Either way, it would be a surprise to see either player reach 200 touches this season, making both low-end RB3s at best.

Marqise Lee ankle injury not severe

Fantasy Football, NFL News
August 13, 2017

InjuryCarted off practice field

Jaguars WR Marqise Lee, who was carted off today, did not suffer a serious injury, source said. Looked a lot worse than it was. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

Nerdy Football Analysis: Lee was carted off the practice field with an apparent right ankle injury but it sounds like the cart and air case applied may have precautionary. Depending on the diagnosis, Lee could miss some practice time in the coming weeks.

Sterling Shephard suffers ankle injury

Fantasy Football, NFL News
August 2, 2017

InjuryCarted off

The latest on the scary situation for #Giants WR Sterling Shepard, who has an ankle injury. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

Nerdy Football Analysis: It’s always an ominous sign when a player gets carted off the field. Reports say trainers were looking at Shepard’s ankle. The team is expected to update his condition after practice.