Fantasy Football Bumps & Bruises
Sep 14, 2009
The Chicago defense took a blow as LB Brian Urlacher
was lost for the year with a wrist injury. Not good news for a team that has to face Adrian Peterson twice. They haven’t been the same defense for a while, but this is devastating news for the Bears.
The Eagles could be without Donovan McNabb, who cracked a rib, next week when they take on the New Orleans Saints. If he’s unable to go, the Birds would turn to Kevin Kolb in what should be a shootout. McNabb will try to tough it out. Stay tuned to see how this turns out.
The Giants crowed WR corps got a little thinner as Rookie Hakeem Nicks will miss a couple games with a foot injury. Look for Mario Manningham to benefit the most from Nicks’ injury.
The Colts will be without Anthony Gonzalez for 2 to 6 weeks because of a knee injury. Rookie Austin Collie and Pierre Garcon’s will get extra snaps at WR, but neither are good fantasy plays. Peyton will likely rely more on Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark while Gonzalez is out.
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, Brian Urlacher
, Donovan McNabb
, Fantasy Football
, Hakeem Nicks
, NFL Injuries
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