NFL Injury Report, Week 10: Fantasy Football Implications

We break down the final NFL injury report for week 10 of the 2011 NFL season. For more on fantasy football, check out Fake Teams.

Final injury reports for Sunday week ten matchups were released Friday afternoon and we don't have many surprises. Ahmad Bradshaw and Andre Johnson were both declared out for Sunday's game, which removes the need for game-time decisions. Hakeem Nicks, however, is a game-time decision with his hamstring injury.

There is a chance players will suffer setbacks between now and Sunday, which could lead to additional players being declared out. We will re-post the injury report Sunday morning to adjust for any injury report adjustments. For the most part though, any players declared officially out will be guys who were already highly questionable to begin with. Among the current "questionable" players, Joseph Addai and Hakeem Nicks are the ones to pay close attention to through the weekend.

For those wondering, the designations break down as follows:

Out: 0% change of playing
Doubtful: 25% chance of playing
Questionable: 50% chance of playing
Probable: 75% chance of playing

For fantasy purposes, you can almost always assume a probable player can be slotted into your lineup. I would be somewhat shocked if any of those Probable players ended up inactive this Sunday barring any news tonight or tomorrow. Questionable players on the other hand put you in a tough position. At least half if not more of these guys will play, but you will likely find yourself waiting on a "game-time decision" for most of them. It is not a problem for 1:00pm ET starts, but the 4:05 and 4:15pm ET starts, it can become a pain in the butt setting your lineup. For those I simply suggest trying to slot them into your flex position (if you have one) so you have some flexibility between running backs and wide receivers (and maybe even tight ends).

This Sunday we'll have final updates for all of these players so check back then. And of course, feel free to tweet us @sbnationfantasy with any sit/start questions you might have.


RB Jahvid Best, Lions
RB Ahmad Bradshaw, Giants
RB Montario Hardesty, Browns
RB Peyton Hillis, Browns
RB Felix Jones, Cowboys

WR Danario Alexander, Rams
WR Miles Austin, Cowboys
WR Andre Johnson, Texans
WR Mohamed Massaquoi, Browns
WR Santana Moss, Redskins
WR Emmanuel Sanders, Steelers

TE Dallas Clark, Colts
TE Donald Lee, Bengals

K Rian Lindell, Bills


WR Lee Evans, Ravens


QB Sam Bradford, Rams
QB Kevin Kolb, Cardinals

RB Joseph Addai, Colts
RB Tashard Choice, Redskins
RB Kevin Faulk, Patriots
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Patriots
RB Chris Ivory, Saints
RB LaRod Stephens-Howling, Cardinals

WR Devin Hester, Bears
WR Lance Moore, Saints
WR Hakeem Nicks, Giants
WR Nate Washington, Titans

TE Jared Cook, Titans
TE Jermaine Gresham, Bengals
TE Todd Heap, Cardinals


QB Josh Freeman, Bucs
QB Matt Hasselbeck, Titans
QB Tarvaris Jackson, Seahawks
QB Tony Romo, Cowboys
QB Matthew Stafford, Lions

RB James Casey, Texans
RB Frank Gore, 49ers
RB Shonn Greene, Jets
RB Kendall Hunter, 49ers
RB Mark Ingram, Saints
RB Steven Jackson, Rams
RB LeSean McCoy, Eagles
RB Willis McGahee, Broncos
RB Ben Tate, Texans
RB Beanie Wells, Cardinals

WR Plaxico Burress, Jets
WR Andre Caldwell, Bengals
WR Michael Crabtree, 49ers
WR Braylon Edwards, 49ers
WR Santonio Holmes, Jets
WR Stevie Johnson, Bills
WR Sidney Rice, Seahawks
WR Kevin Walter, Texans
WR Wes Welker, Patriots
WR Mike Williams, Bucs

TE Fred Davis, Redskins
TE Virgil Green, Broncos
TE Brandon Pettigrew, Lions
TE Delanie Walker, 49ers

K Phil Dawson, Browns
K Jason Hanson, Lions

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