Week 5 Injury Report – by Josh Deisinger

After a quarter of the regular season has completed, and for most – a third of your fantasy season – it’s important to start your middle portion off the right way. Avoiding a wasted roster spot due to injury is paramount. Here are the most impactful injury updates for Week 5.

(Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Bye)

AFC North

Tyler Eifert (Ankle) – TE, Cincinnati Bengals; OUT – Injured Reserve

Joe Mixon (Knee) – RB, Cincinnati Bengals; Probable

John Ross (Hamstring) – WR, Cincinnati Bengals; Questionable

Alex Collins (Knee) – RB, Baltimore Ravens; DNP in Thursday’s Practice – Questionable for Sunday

Jarvis Landry (Knee) – WR, Cleveland Browns; – Probable for Sunday

Darrius Heyward-Bey(Ankle) – WR, Pittsburgh Steelers; – Questionable for Sunday

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Gary Landers

AFC East

Rob Gronkowski (Ankle) – TE, New England Patriots; Will play Thursday Night

Davante Parker (Quad) – WR, Miami Dolphins; Practiced on Thursday – Probable for Sunday

LeSean McCoy (Hand, Ribs) – RB, Buffalo Bills; Questionable for Sunday

Terrelle Pryor (Groin) – WR, New York Jets; Probable for Sunday

AFC South

T.Y. Hilton (Hamstring) – WR, Indianapolis Colts; OUT on Thursday Night

Corey Davis (Illness) – WR, Tennessee Titans; Probable for Sunday

Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Abdominal) – TE, Jacksonville Jaguars; Probable for Sunday

Will Fuller (Hamstring) – WR, Houston Texans, Probable for Sunday

AFC West

Travis Benjamin (Foot) – WR, Los Angeles Chargers; OUT Indefinitely

Sammy Watkins (Hamstring) – WR, Kansas City Chiefs; Limited Practice on Thursday, Questionable for Sunday

Jeff Heuerman (Knee) – TE, Denver Broncos; Questionable for Sunday

Amari Cooper (Foot) – WR, Oakland Raiders; Limited participant in Practice, Questionable for Sunday

NFC North

Davante Adams (Calf) – WR, Green Bay Packers; DNP Thursday, Probable for Sunday

Geronimo Allison (Concussion) – WR, Green Bay Packers; Questionable for Sunday

Randall Cobb (Hamstring) – WR, Green Bay Packers; OUT for Sunday

Dalvin Cook (Hamstring) – RB, Minnesota Vikings; DNP Thursday, listed as Questionable for Sunday

LeGarrette Blount (Illness) – RB, Detroit Lions; Probable for Sunday

NFC East

Alshon Jeffrey (Chest) – WR, Philadelphia Eagles; Probable for Sunday

Ezekiel Elliot (Knee, Ankle) – RB, Dallas Cowboys; Probable for Sunday

Sterling Shepard (Back) – WR, New York Giants; Full Participant Thursdays Practice, Probable for Sunday

Adrian Peterson (Ankle) – RB, Washington Redskins; Full Participant Thursdays Practice, Probable for Sunday

NFC South

Devonta Freeman (Knee) – RB, Atlanta Falcons; Full Participant Thursdays Practice, Will Play Sunday

Greg Olsen (Foot) – TE, Carolina Panthers; Limited Participant in Practice, OUT

NFC West

Chris Carson (Hip) – RB, Seattle Seahawks; Sat out Week 4, DNP Thursday, Listed as Probable

Larry Fitzgerald (Hamstring) – WR, Arizona Cardinals; DNP Thursday, Questionable for Sunday

Tyler Higbee (Knee) – TE, Los Angeles Rams; Questionable for Sunday

by Joshua Deisinger – @SconnieJosh

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