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Fantasy Injury Updates: Ezekiel Elliott, Antonio Gibson impacting Week 16 start ’em, sit ’em decisions

James Robinson, Cam Akers, Phillip Lindsay, and Clyde Edwards-Helaire have already been dominated out, and Christian McCaffrey and Jamaal Williams are “uncertain.” That helps clear up a whole lot of RB-related begin ’em, sit ’em complications heading into Sunday, however Ezekiel Elliott and Antonio Gibson are each inflicting concern with “questionable” designations. You’ll be able to wager fantasy house owners will likely be checking for damage updates earlier than finalizing their Week 16 lineup decisions.

We’ll be updating under with the newest information till kickoff. For the newest on banged-up WRs Tyreek Hill, Keenan Allen, Hollywood Brown, and Allen Robinson, click here; for information on Damien Harrisgo here; for the Week 16 climate report, click here. For all the newest fantasy updates, observe us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

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Is Ezekiel Elliott enjoying this week?

Elliott (calf) was restricted in follow all week, however ESPN’s Adam Schefter has already reported that Elliott is expected to play in opposition to Philadelphia on Sunday. 

It is probably Elliott will break up carries fairly evenly with Tony Pollard. It isn’t a very favorable matchup, so each backs will probably want a landing or appreciable receiving work to essentially repay for fantasy house owners. They’re each proficient sufficient to work within the flex spot, however do not rely on them for large manufacturing. 

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Is Antonio Gibson enjoying this week?

UPDATE: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported late Saturday evening that Gibson is expected to play in opposition to Carolina.

Gibson (toe) bought in limited practices all week, which might seemingly put him on monitor to play in opposition to the Panthers. Nonetheless, given the character of his damage, we probably will not know for certain till after he warms up on Sunday morning. 

If Gibson is again, he is a must-start in a extremely favorable matchup. J.D. McKissic would nonetheless have flex worth in PPR leagues, however he’d nonetheless be on begin ’em, sit ’em bubbles relying in your different choices. If Gibson is out, McKissic is a must-start in all codecs, and Peyton Barber could be a boom-or-bust flex in normal leagues.

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