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The Playoff Push Fantasy Football Injury Report and NFL News and Notes - Will Tyreek Hill Play?

Tyreek Hill could have a massive impact on Fantasy Football Playoff Games This Week. Photo Credit: @cheetah IG
Tyreek Hill could have a massive impact on Fantasy Football Playoff Games This Week. Photo Credit: @cheetah IG

Fantasy Football Impact: Week 16 Overview

Injury News as of 11 am EST according to NFL insiders Ian Rapoport, Adam Schefter, and more.

1. Kenneth Walker (RB - Seahawks): Despite a questionable designation, Walker is expected to play against the Titans. Fantasy owners should monitor his workload during the game but can likely start him with confidence.

2. Tyreek Hill (WR - Dolphins): Hill, listed as questionable, is in a better place than last week. Fantasy owners can feel optimistic about starting him against the Cowboys, pending a final decision based on his game-day feelings.

3. Nico Collins (WR - Texans): Collins, expected to play with a questionable status, can be considered for fantasy lineups against the Browns. However, cautious owners may want to explore backup options given the injury concern.

4. Cole Kmet (TE - Bears): Fantasy owners can breathe a sigh of relief as Kmet is expected to play despite a quad injury. Consider him a viable option for your fantasy lineup.

5. AJ Dillon (RB - Packers): With a positive outlook from Coach LaFleur, fantasy owners can start Dillon with confidence. He seems to be in a much better condition this week.

6. Will Levis (QB - Titans): Levis is not expected to play, paving the way for Ryan Tannehill. Fantasy owners relying on Titans’ offensive players should adjust their expectations, considering the change at quarterback.

7. Christian Watson (WR - Packers): Doubtful for the game, Watson’s potential absence opens the door for Dontayvion Wicks. Fantasy owners may want to explore Wicks as a potential flex option.

8. Alexander Mattison (RB - Vikings): While expected to play, Mattison may not be at 100%. The Vikings will continue to push Chandler, according to NFL insiders. Fantasy owners should monitor the situation and consider alternative options if available.

9. Jonathan Taylor (RB - Colts): Taylor’s return is a significant boost for fantasy owners heading into the playoffs. Expect a heavy workload for the star running back with Zack Moss listed as questionable.

10. Taylor Heinicke (QB - Falcons): With Heinicke likely starting the rest of the season. Although Heinicke may not be a viable championship option.

NFL News:

1. Baker Mayfield (QB - Buccaneers): Mayfield’s contract bonus adds an interesting dynamic to his quest to win the NFC South. He gets an additional 1 million dollars if he is able to do so, expected an extra motivated Baker for the next few weeks.

2. Jim Harbaugh (Michigan Coach): The potential move of Harbaugh to the NFL could impact the Michigan football program. Though Harbaugh is currently in talks with Michigan about a "No NFL" contract extension.

As fantasy football owners navigate Week 16, staying informed on these injury updates and broader NFL news will be crucial for making strategic lineup decisions. We wish you all the best in your championship aspirations! Merry Christmas from MTMV Sports.


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