Mohamed Massaquoi declared inactive by Browns: Fantasy implications

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Mohamed Massaquoi, Travis Benjamin are out for week 5. We break down the fantasy implications.

As expected, Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring) has landed on the Browns inactive list for week 5 against the New York Giants. The Browns will be even further limited on offense this week with Travis Benjamin (hamstring), Alex Smith (concussion), and Brandon Jackson also being scratched for today's game. The Browns, ranked 25th in total offense, will have to rely more on running back Trent Richardson, Greg Little, and Josh Cribbs to score points against New York. Jackson has been a healthy scratch all season long.

Fantasy Take: Richardson has carried the ball 64 times this season, which is 60 more times than any other Brown's player, so not much should change for him this week. Massaquoi is second on the team in receiving yards (in one fewer game than leading receiver Little) but either way the Browns have zero fantasy options in the passing game. Richardson is the only viable fantasy option in Cleveland and he could have a good day against the Giants 22nd ranked run defense.

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