Fantasy Football Week 2 Injury Updates
Mike Bell (sprained knee) is not serious. There is a chance that he plays this week against Buffalo. Look for Pierre Thomas to get more work. It seems like the trio will get theirs every week. It’s just a matter of who can stay healthy. With their passing attack, they could probably drag Deuce McAllister off his couch and he’d be productive.
Troy Williamson (shoulder) is done for the year. He’ll always have his preseason.
It appears that DeSean Jackson’s groin pull was a mild one and he should be good to go against Kansas City this weekend. His role could be limited, and with the risk of aggravating his injury, it may be best to look for a replacement.
Marion Barber also looks to be fine after straining his quad. With Felix Jones and Tashard Choice as options, Barber could have a limited workload against Carolina.
It appears that Matt Hasselbeck has a fractured rib and will miss their tilt with Chicago this week. Seneca Wallace is an option in two QB leagues, but I wouldn’t consider in standard leagues. When Wallace replaced Hasselbeck last year, he looked to Deion Branch. T.J. Houshmandzadeh could see more targets. I’d downgrade Nate Burleson and John Carlson if Hasslebeck can’t go.