NFL Injury Report: Week 15 Injury Updates For Notable Fantasy Football Stars

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10:07 a.m.: If you’re looking for last-minute help at running back, the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Chris Ivory could be a nice pickup with star Leonard Fournette out.

The are planning for RB Chris Ivory to start, sources say. Leonard Fournette (quad contusion) is out. He’ll be back in a week.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet)

9:23 a.m.: still isn’t completely healedAaron Rodgers is expected to make his triumphant return to the Green Bay Packers today, but he won’t be 100 percent, according to a report from Ian Rapoport, who notes the quarterback’s broken collarbone .

9 a.m.: Ted Ginn Jr. won’t suit up for the New Orleans Saints, per NFL Network’s Jane Slater.

Per source with knowledge of the situation, Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr won't play today and will be ruled inactive. Expect WRs TommyLee Lewis and Willie Snead to play a bigger role.

— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL)

8:53 a.m.: NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport brings us positive updates on Buffalo’s Kelvin Benjamin, Minnesota’s Kyle Rudolph and Baltimore’s Mike Wallace.

WR Kelvin Benjamin, listed as questionable with a knee injury, is hopeful to play today, source said. The team has been confident all week he would do so.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet)

TE Kyle Rudolph (ankle), once listed as doubtful, is actually expected to play Sunday, sources say. Incredible recovery from expected out on Friday, to hopeful to play now.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet)

WR Mike Wallace, battling an ankle injury, has been adamant he's playing today against the #Browns. He was listed as questionable.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet)

8:51 a.m.: We’ve got good news on a trio of questionable wide receivers: Houston’s , Pittsburgh’s JuJu Smith-Schuster and Carolina’s Devin Funchess all are expected to play Sunday, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Elsewhere, here’s who already has been ruled out:

Players out today include Raiders WR Amari Cooper, Steelers TE Vance McDonald, Patriots DT Alan Branch, Jaguars WR Allen Hurns, Cardinals WR John Brown and TE Jermaine Gresham, Packers CB Davon House, and Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict and CB Dre Kirkpatrick.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter)

8:45 a.m. ET: It’s Week 15 in the NFL, which means the rubber really is hitting the road.

As playoff contenders jockey for position in crucial showdowns, many fantasy football owners are preparing for their semifinals. On both fronts, injuries will play an important role, which is why we’re monitoring the latest injury news this Sunday.

Keep it here throughout the day for early-morning injury updates, inactive lists for Sunday’s games, and in-game injury developments.

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