Gameday Injuries: Week 3

Gameday Injuries: Week 3

This article is part of our 2020 NFL Breakout Watch series.

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.

We're set for a big Week 3 slate that features the heftiest injury report of the young season yet. As is often the case after a couple of games are in the books, some prominent names have begun to suffer some bumps and bruises, with the quarterback and running back positions featuring some particularly important Fantasy assets among the walking wounded this week. The news is hopeful for some and very murky on others, so without further ado, let's dive into the latest as of early Sunday morning:

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The Ravens' Lamar Jackson (illness) is questionable for Sunday's Week 3 clash against the Lions, but he was able to practice in full Friday and is therefore expected to take the field without limitations against Detroit. Jackson's illness is non-COVID-related, and with the star quarterback having only missed Thursday's session this past week, there seems to be virtually no chance backup Tyler Huntley has to make a spot start.

The Colts' Carson Wentz (ankles) is questionable for Sunday's AFC South showdown against the Titans after only managing a limited Friday practice this past week. However, as per Saturday night reports, Wentz has been pushing to play and the plan is to have him start against Tennessee barring any last-minute setbacks in pregame warmups. Nevertheless, the

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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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