November 17, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) is looked at by medical staff after an injury during the third quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Fantasy Football Injury Update: Week 13 Saturday Update

Nov 24, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams running back Zac Stacy (30) runs the ball against the Chicago Bears at the Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Scott Kane-USA TODAY Sports

With a week of practice in the books, the fantasy football picture is starting to clear up. Many of the key fantasy players are probable for this week and look ready to go, but there are still a few that are looking like gametime decisions. Here’s the latest on the most significant fantasy injuries:


Nov 24, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell (17) lays on the field after being injured as tight end Jordan Cameron (84) checks on him against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports

Jay Cutler-Chicago Bears: Cutler will be sidelined again this week as Josh McCown gets the start against the Vikings.

Jason Campbell-Cleveland Browns: Campbell has been ruled out for this week’s game after a concussion last week, and the Browns are planning to start Brandon Weeden.

Running Backs

Frank Gore-San Francisco 49ers: Gore has been limited in practice, but is expected to take the field for the 49ers Sunday as they face an extremely favorable matchup against the Rams.

Zac Stacy-St. Louis Rams: Stacy is probable and has been cleard to play Sunday. Expect him to be a solid RB2 against the 49ers in an important NFC West matchup.

Knowshon Moreno-Denver Broncos: Moreno is probable and should be a full go for Sunday in Kansas City.

Ryan Mathews-San Diego Chargers: Mathews practiced Friday and is expected to be on the field for the Chargers this week.

Andre Ellington-Arizona Cardinals: Ellington is a gametime decision and could be limited even if he’s active this week as Arizona takes on the Eagles. Find another flex option this week if possible

Wide Receivers

Percy Harvin-Seattle Seahawks: Harvin has been limited in practice this week but should get a full round of snaps this week as he and the Seahawks take on the Saints in a huge game on Monday Night Football.

Feb 3, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) carries the ball in for a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the third quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Crabtree-San Francisco 49ers: Crabtree will debut against the 49ers but should be on a limited snap count. He’s a great addition to any fantasy team, but he’s a very high risk start this week since he’s not expected to be in football shape yet.

Hakeem Nicks-New York Giants: After missing last week’s game, Nicks is probable to return and will play Sunday night against the Redskins.

Stevie Johnson-Buffalo Bills: Johnson is probable and should be back to face the Falcons this week and is a decent WR3 consideration.

Cecil Shorts-Jacksonville Jaguars: Shorts is probable and should play this week for the Jags and remain the number one option in a inconsistent passing game.

Jeremy Kerley-New York Jets: The Jets aren’t optimistic that Kerley will play this week due to his elbow injury, so I’d look elsewhere if possible for your WR starter this week.

Robert Woods-Buffalo Bills: Woods is probable and expected to return after the Bills bye week. Woods will be back with E.J. Manuel which could result in big things although he will compete for targets with Stevie Johnson.

Roddy White-Atlanta Falcons: White continues to battle through injury and isn’t a great option even though he’ll play this week.

Aaron Dobson-New England Patriots: Dobson has been ruled out for this week and is considered week-to-week at this point with his foot injury.

Tight End

Rob Gronkowski-New England Patriots: Gronk is listed as questionable but expected to play in Houston against the Texans.

Julius Thomas-Denver Broncos: Thomas has been practicing with the team and is expected to return to the field to help Denver look to bounce back from a tough loss last week in New England.

Jordan Reed-Washington Redskins: Reed has been limited in practice all week and is questionable but expected to play against the Giants Sunday night. Have Fred Davis ready in case, but you can plan on Reed playing this week.

Antonio Gates-San Diego Chargers: Gates practiced Friday and is expected to play Sunday against the Bengals despite missing practices earlier this week.

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