Santonio Holmes injury update: Tone Time won't be this week, Jeremy Kerley remains a fantasy prospect

Crash. - Al Bello

Santonio Holmes is out again. We break down the fantasy implications.

New York Jets receiver Santonio Holmes will not play against the Bengals on Sunday. He did not practice all week and was ruled out on Friday.

He has not played since September 29th and doesn't have a timetable to return. One week prior to suffering that injury, he a 153-yard explosion, then the injury completely has knocked him from relevancy.

He sat most of last season with a foot injury and the durability concerns are really starting to pile up. The Jets, and ex-GM Mike Tannenbaum forked over $50 million to Holmes and are still waiting for that investment to come around.

In Tone's absence, Jeremy Kerley has really stepped it up. He had a whopping six third-down conversions against the Patriots last week. David Nelson has also risen from the abyss and become a popular option-route guy for quarterback Geno Smith.

Fantasy impact: Holmes is not worth owning in almost any league. Meanwhile, Kerley has been Smith's go-to guy and he's ready to roll this week against a banged-up Bengals secondary. Nelson is a Hail Mary option.

More fantasy football news from SB Nation:

Get live advice daily in the Fantasy War Room

Today's fantasy football player updates

Week 8 fantasy football rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

Week 8 fantasy football waiver wire: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.