Injuries and Waiver Wire Week 15






Jake Browning - Browning left Sunday’s game during the second-half due to a hand injury. 

Justin Herbert - Herbert suffered a finger injury during the first-half of Sunday’s game vs the Broncos and could not return. After the game, Adam Schefter reported Herbert suffered a fractured right index finger. It’s possible that Herbert will miss the rest of the season, per Ian Rapoport.

C.J. Stroud - Stroud went to the locker room during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game vs the Jets due to a head injury. He was placed in the NFL’s concussion protocol. 




Josh Jacobs - Raiders RB Jacobs injured his knee on Sunday and was seen limping on the sidelines during the fourth quarter.

Alexander Mattison - Vikings RB Alexander Mattison suffered a right ankle sprain during Sunday’s game vs the Raiders.

Jerome Ford – Browns RB Ford went to the X-ray room after the game.  He was having his hand/wrist looked at on the sidelines prior to that.



Tutu Atwell - Rams WR Atwell left Sunday’s game due to a concussion. He will now have to pass through the NFL’s concussion protocol.

Nico Collins - Texans WR Collins suffered a calf injury during the first quarter of Sunday’s game vs the Jets. 

Devin Duvernay - Ravens WR Duvernay suffered a back injury and could not return.

Mack Hollins - Falcons WR Hollins left Sunday’s game due to an ankle injury.

Justin Jefferson - Vikings WR Jefferson left Sunday’s game midway through the second quarter vs the Raiders due to a chest injury. He was transported to a local hospital out of precaution.



None of note.





Joe Flacco - Do you remember when Joe Flacco won a Super Bowl (and a Super Bowl MVP!) and was once considered “elite”? Well, we got to see a glimpse of that this weekend, as Joe Flacco was slinging it on Sunday, completing 26 of 45 passes for 311 yards, a TD and an interception, scoring 20.34 fantasy points. Flacco is available in 98.8 percent of NFL Fantasy leagues. If you’re in a pinch at QB, take a look at Flacco.

Also consider:

Jake Browning, Easton Stick



Clyde Edwards-Helaire - Chiefs starting RB Isiah Pacheco was ruled out due to a shoulder injury earlier this week, and Edwards-Helaire is the next man up. Andy Reid told reporters “we’ll see” when asked if an IR stint was possible for Pacheco. Regardless, Edwards-Helaire should be one of the top pickups of the week at the RB position. The former first-round pick will get a chance to redeem himself and make some noise in one of the top offenses in the NFL in a tightly contested AFC playoff race down the stretch. In week 14, Edwards-Helaire led the Chiefs in touches among RBs, carrying the load and added two receptions. 

Tyjae Spears - The Titans will play on Monday night, but take a look at backup RB Tyjae Spears. The third-round rookie ran for 75 yards in week 13 and added 13 receiving yards. Star RB Derrick Henry remains the lead back in Tennessee, but as we have seen recently, he has started to pick up some injuries late in the season. If Henry were to miss any time, Spears would take over and lead the backfield in touches. 

Zamir White - Raiders starting RB Josh Jacobs left Sunday’s game due to a knee injury. The backup RB in Las Vegas is second-year RB Zamir White. While it is unclear how much (if any) time Josh Jacobs will miss as of this writing, keep an eye on Zamir White. White is a former fourth-round pick out of Georgia, and is available in 99.9 percent of NFL Fantasy Leagues. 

Also consider: 

Jerick McKinnon, Ameer Abdullah, Keaton Mitchell, Ty Chandler



Odell Beckham, Jr. - OBJ continued his hot-streak on Sunday, leading the Ravens in receiving. He hauled in four receptions for 97 yards and a touchdown, scoring 19.70 fantasy points. This marks his fifth double-digit fantasy day in his last six games. Beckham is available in 65.8 percent of NFL Fantasy leagues. 

Curtis Samuel - The Commanders were on their bye during week 14, but don’t forget about WR Curtis Samuel, who has been on another mini hot-streak of his own over the last couple of games. Samuel has scored double-digit fantasy points in each of his last two games played, and had a similar hot streak earlier in the season. From weeks four through six, Samuel had a similar stretch of double-digit fantasy points in each of those games, proving he’s a streaky kind of player. Keep in mind, he does come with downside, as there are several mouths to feed in Washington. 

Jonathan Mingo - Mingo was quiet in week 14, but he received a couple of deeper, end-zone targets from rookie QB Bryce Young in week 14. If any of those passes would have connected, we would be a bit more excited about adding Mingo to our fantasy rosters. Mingo is someone to keep on the end of your roster who can fill in if there are any injuries to your receiver corps, but understand that there is some risk due to his team context. 

Also consider:

Elijah Moore, Romeo Doubs Josh Reynolds



Isaiah Likely - Likely came through in his first game back off the bye week, gaining 83 receiving yards and a touchdown vs the Rams on Sunday. This was Likely’s best game since Mark Andrews went down due to an injury, and could be a nice building block. Likely is currently available in about 85 percent of NFL Fantasy leagues.

Also consider:

Brevin Jordan



Atlanta Falcons @ Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints vs New York Giants