Gameday Injuries: Divisional Round

Gameday Injuries: Divisional Round

This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 9 AM ET on Saturday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.

We're down to the final eight teams this weekend, with the Divisional Round featuring four intriguing matchups. The health outlook is mostly optimistic, although the running back and receiver positions do have some prominent names carrying some injury designations. Without further ado, let's dive into the latest information available on the walking wounded as of Saturday morning.:

QUARTERBACKS   

The Saints' Taysom Hill (knee) is questionable for Sunday evening's divisional-round contest against the Buccaneers after only managing a limited Friday practice this week. Hill apparently sustained the injury in last Sunday's wild-card win over the Bears, and if he's unable to suit up Sunday, Jameis Winston will continue to serve as Drew Brees' backup, while Hill's versatility will be missing from New Orleans' ground and air attacks. 

The Rams' John Wolford (neck) is out for Saturday's divisional-round game against the Packers after missing practice all week. Wolford suffered his injury on a designed run in the first quarter of last Saturday's wild-card victory over the Seahawks, one that even led to his brief hospitalization. With Wolford unavailable Saturday, Blake Bortles will serve as Jared Goff's backup.

RUNNING BACKS     

The Chiefs' Clyde Edwards-Helaire (ankle/hip) is questionable for Sunday's divisional-round matchup against the Browns but missed the last two practices of the week after

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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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