Gameday Injuries: Week 6

Gameday Injuries: Week 6

This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 8 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.

While COVID-19 naturally continues to present a daily challenge to all 32 teams, Week 6 begins with the welcome news that the full slate of games are set to kick off as scheduled as of early Sunday morning. While the virus hasn't been overly disruptive this week, the usual bumps and bruises we're used to seeing afflict top Fantasy weapons are as prominent as ever. However, there's also positive news on that front, as three of the league's best receivers are set to make their return to action. With no shortage of news to pore through, let's dive into the latest as of early Sunday morning:

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The Cowboys' Dak Prescott will miss the remainder of the season due to the compound right ankle fracture and dislocation he suffered on a designed run in Week 5 against the Giants. Prescott's injury presses veteran Andy Dalton into duty, and the long-time Bengal got his starting tenure off to a good start by leading a comeback against New York last Sunday. Cowboys skill-position players naturally see their Fantasy outlook take a hit to a degree with the switch under center, but arguably much less so than they would with many other backup quarterbacks of a lesser caliber than Dalton.

The Browns' Baker Mayfield (chest/ribs) is questionable for

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Juan Carlos Blanco
Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for over 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, NFL, CFL and Arena Football for Rotowire.com, including serving as the beat writer for teams in multiple sports. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports as well.
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