Fantasy Harm Updates: Newest information on DeAndre Hopkins, Kenny Golladay, Marquise Brown, extra affecting Week 3 begin 'em, sit 'em calls

There’s already been loads of dangerous information on the WR entrance, as Antonio Brown (COVID), Diontae Johnson (knee), and Russell Gage (ankle) have been dominated out and Tee Higgins (shoulder) and Jamison Crowder (groin) are “uncertain.” Hopefully, you have already deliberate forward for all times with out these guys, nevertheless it’s the “questionable” pass-catchers, comparable to DeAndre Hopkins, Kenny Golladay, Marquise Brown, Darnell Mooney, and Evan Engram, who will trigger begin ’em, sit ’em complications proper up till kickoff. We’re right here to assist with the most recent updates on these gamers so you’ll be able to finalize your Week 3 fantasy lineups.

We’ll be updating this publish with the most recent information on these gamers proper up till kickoff, so verify again all through the morning. For updates on banged-up RBs Dalvin Prepare dinner, Darrell Henderson, and D’Andre Swift, click on right here; for information on Lamar Jackson and Carson Wentz, go right here; for the Week 3 climate forecast, click on right here. For all the most recent fantasy information, observe us on Twitter  @SN_Fantasy.

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Is DeAndre Hopkins enjoying Week 3?

UPDATE: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday morning that Hopkins is “doubtless” to play. 

UPDATE 2: Hopkins is formally ACTIVE.

Hopkins (ribs) did not follow this week and is outwardly a real “game-time determination” forward of Arizona’s Week 3 sport in Jacksonville. Hopkins has performed with out working towards earlier than, so we’re hopeful he can swimsuit up, however fantasy house owners ought to have a backup prepared. 

Clearly, Hopkins is a must-start if lively, but when he is out, Rondale Moore, Christian Kirk, and even A.J. Inexperienced all see boosts in worth, with the previous two being in play as potential WR2/3s. Even TE Maxx Williams has a barely higher outlook and will be thought of in deep leagues or DFS contests. 

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Is Kenny Golladay enjoying Week 3?

UPDATE: GIants beat author Pat Leonard reported Sunday morning that Golladay is anticipated to play however see lowered snaps in opposition to the Falcons.

UPDATE 2: Golladay is formally ACTIVE however reportedly will see lowered snaps.

Golladay (hip) was restricted in follow all week and formally “questionable” for Week 3’s sport in opposition to the Falcons. Contemplating Golladay’s size damage historical past — together with his layoff due to hip issues final yr — it would not be a shock if he sat this one out.

If Golladay performs, will probably be powerful to bench him in opposition to the porous Falcons cross protection. If he is out, Sterling Shepard has much more worth, and Darius Slayton turns into a stable WR3 possibility. TE Evan Engram (if lively), additionally sees a bump in worth.

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Is Marquise Brown enjoying Week 3?

UPDATE: Brown is formally ACTIVE.

Brown (ankle) missed follow on Thursday however returned to log a restricted session on Friday, placing him on monitor on play on Sunday in Detroit.

If Hollywood cannot go, Sammy Watkins could be in play as a WR3 in fantasy, and Devin Duvernay would additionally see extra targets. Brown is a must-start if lively given the matchup and his scorching begin to the season.

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Is Darnell Mooney enjoying Week 3?

UPDATE: Mooney is formally ACTIVE.

Mooney has been “questionable” each week this season, however in Weeks 1 and a pair of, it due to a again ailment. This week, it is due to a sore groin. He managed to get in restricted practices all week, although, so there is a good likelihood he fits up in opposition to the Browns.

Mooney has seen seven and eight targets, respectively, this season, so he continues to have a good flooring in PPR leagues, however his ceiling appears pretty low, particularly in a impartial matchup like this. If Mooney cannot play, count on extra targets for Marquise Goodwin (who’s additionally “questionable” due to an ankle damage) and maybe for TE Cole Kmet. 

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Is Evan Engram enjoying Week 3?

UPDATE: Engram is formally ACTIVE.

NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning that Engram is anticipated to play in opposition to the Falcons.

Engram received in restricted practices this week and is formally “questionable” forward of Sunday’s sport in opposition to Atlanta. Engram missed the primary two video games of the yr due to a sore calf, so it is doable the Giants proceed to play it secure with him. Nonetheless, he is been trending towards enjoying, so he appears extra “possible” than actually “questionable.”

If Engram is out, Kyle Rudolph will as soon as once more begin and have minimal fantasy worth, even in a good matchup. If Engram is lively, he has legit TE1 potential, particularly if Kenny Golladay (hip) is out.

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