As we start the second quarter of the 2022 NFL season, accidents grow to be a much bigger a part of what all groups should take care of as they jockey for playoff competition. Teams that may handle their accidents and reap the benefits of roster depth will rise to the highest. Similarly, fantasy managers who keep on prime of the harm reviews and handle their lineups accordingly will charge an edge.
Here’s a better take a look at who’s in and who’s out for Week 5.
Ravens left deal with Ronnie Stanley didn’t follow Friday, leaving his much-anticipated season debut unsure. Coach John Harbaugh mentioned it is going to be disclosed whether or not Stanley is taking part in towards the Bengals at 6:50 p.m. Sunday — when the inactive gamers are introduced. More problematic is the quad harm to cornerback Marcus Peters, who’s listed as questionable. The Ravens want Peters to help a secondary that can be underneath stress towards quarterback Joe Burrow. In addition, broad receiver Rashod Bateman, linebacker Justin Houston and operating again Justice Hill have been dominated out.
Fantasy: Look for tight finish Mark Andrews to have a bounce-back recreation after being held to 2 receptions final week towards the Bills. — Todd Karpovich
Running again David Montgomery might make his return to the lineup after lacking final week’s recreation with the Giants and a lot of the Week 3 recreation with Houston with an ankle harm, whereas cornerback Jaylon Johnson is nearer to getting back from a quad harm however is extra prone to return on Thursday evening when the Bears host Washington. Johnson is uncertain for the sport although Friday he did undergo his first follow since struggling a quad harm that saved him out in Weeks 3 and 4. Montgomery is questionable after going by restricted practices Thursday and Friday. The Bears are sure they are going to get beginning sturdy aspect linebacker Matthew Adams again from a hamstring harm this week. — Gene Chamberlain
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The Detroit Lions dominated out six gamers towards the New England Patriots in Week 5, together with operating again D’Andre Swift and broad receiver DJ Chark. Jamaal Williams leads the NFL with six touchdowns, so experience the fantasy soccer wave till a group proves they will cease the Lions No. 1 scoring offense — John Maakaron
GREEN BAY PACKERS
The Green Bay Packers are virtually at full well being for Sunday’s recreation towards the Giants in London. The solely participant who gained’t play on account of harm is rookie first-round decide Devonte Wyatt, the group’s No. 5 defensive lineman. Cornerback Jaire Alexander, who missed final week’s recreation with a groin harm, was not given an harm designation. Safety Adrian Amos, formally, is questionable on account of a concussion however he practiced the final two days so presumably can be good to go. A bodily defender, he’d have a key function in limiting Giants operating again Saquon Barkley.. — Bill Huber
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The Vikings can be with out No. 3 TE Ben Ellefson this week, which is a minor loss. The Bears’ accidents are extra related. Top cornerback Jaylon Johnson is uncertain, which is sweet information for the Vikings’ whole passing recreation. In addition to Dalvin Cook and Justin Jefferson, each Kirk Cousins and Adam Thielen are viable fantasy performs this week. Keep a watch on whether or not Bears RB David Montgomery (questionable) finally ends up taking part in or if it’ll be Khalil Herbert once more. — Will Ragatz
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NEW YORK GIANTS
The excellent news is QB Daniel Jones didn’t obtain an harm designation for Sunday’s recreation regardless of having suffered a sprained ankle, so he’s good to go. The dangerous information for the Giants is that after once more, Jones doesn’t have many receivers to throw to. Kenny Golladay (knee) didn’t make the journey and will actually miss a number of weeks. Wan’Dale Robinson (knee) nonetheless isn’t prepared and has been declared out, and Kadarius Toney (hamstring) continues to wrestle in his quest to get on the sphere. The Giants might want to name up QB Davis Webb since backup Tyrod Taylor (concussion) has been declared out, which leaves one different follow squad elevation for a receiver to assist bolster depth that features Darius Slayton, David Sills V and Richie James. — Patricia Traina
NEW YORK JETS
The Jets are getting more healthy, poised so as to add a key piece again to the combination on Sunday towards Miami. All indicators level towards the debut of veteran left deal with Duane Brown, who was positioned on injured reserve with a shoulder harm earlier than this season started. With George Fant and Max Mitchell out, Brown would offer a much-needed increase to a banged-up offensive line. That helps Zach Wilson as nicely, giving the second-year quarterback extra time to throw as he seems to be to construct on his efficiency within the fourth quarter of a comeback win over the Steelers final week. — Max Goodman
The Pittsburgh Steelers escaped a heavy hit from the harm report, and even with three harm tags heading into Sunday, it’s a win. The Steelers’ whole beginning secondary began the week lacking follow however solely Cam Sutton (groin/hamstring) and Terrell Edmunds (concussion) are unsure with questionable tags. Minkah Fitzpatrick (knee) and Levi Wallace (foot) are cleared to play. On the line of defense, Cam Heyward (elbow/ankle) and Chris Wormley (ankle) have been restricted all through the week. Both will play. And on the finish of the week, broad receiver Diontae Johnson (hip) and heart Mason Cole (foot) popped up on the harm report. More excellent news for the Steelers as they may even play in Week 5. — Noah Strackbein
Three starters on protection – security Amani Hooker (concussion), inside linebacker Zach Cunningham (elbow) and out of doors linebacker Bud Dupree (hip) – have been dominated out. Hooker and Cunningham each will miss a second straight recreation whereas Dupree is a no-go for the second time in three weeks. Tennessee already has used a league-high 19 totally different starters on protection. That quantity is prone to develop this week as a result of Derrek Tuszka, who began for Dupree in Week 3, has since been launched. Plus, two reserve defensive backs – Caleb Farley (knee) and Lonnie Johnson Jr. (sickness) are questionable. Neither practiced on Friday. — David Boclair
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