Week 12's fantasy football playbook
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Some Week 12 news you can use
Courtesy of our friends at FantasyPros…
🟢 JuJu is back and ready to crush. JuJu Smith-Schuster’s return coincides with fellow WR Kadarius Toney being ruled out for Sunday with a hamstring injury. Smith-Schuster should immediately slide back in as the Chiefs’ de facto WR1. He had been playing the best football of his season prior to going down and can be counted on as a weekly WR2/FLEX option for the rest of the season.
😕 Jacobs status in question?: There appears to be a new calf injury for Josh Jacobs after he practiced in full on Wednesday and Thursday. There is legitimate concern about his availability and productivity since a calf injury can make it difficult for running backs to push off the ground.
📈 White to carry the load for TB. Leonard Fournette’s status will officially be a game-time decision on Sunday, but there isn’t much optimism that Fournette will be able to suit up Sunday, leaving Rachaad White as the primary option out of the backfield vs the Browns.
🤕 Williams back on the shelf. Mike Williams returned in Week 11 and appeared to have re-aggravated his ankle while reeling his only target in the game. Keenan Allen is expected to play, and Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter will garner the attention of QB Justin Herbert against Arizona’s 22nd-ranked pass defense.
🤔 OBJ rumour mill keeps churning. Odell Beckham Jr. has plans to visit the Giants and Cowboys soon. The Cowboys have been extremely open about their pursuit of Beckham who, as we saw last year, is capable of making an immediate impact with a new team, both in real life and fantasy. That’s especially true with extremely positive reports of his recovery after he re-tore his left ACL in the Super Bowl. If you have the room and Beckham is still available, now is the right time to stash him.
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