Steelers inactive report: Antonio Brown still out with high ankle sprain

Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE

Antonio Brown has been deactivated for SNF, as expected. We break down the fantasy implications.

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown (ankle) is officially inactive for Sunday Night Football against the Baltimore Ravens. This news comes as no surprise, as Brown had already been ruled out earlier in the week. He suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 9 and hasn't played since. Brown is hoping to return in Week 13.

Emmanuel Sanders will get the start opposite Mike Wallace for the second game in a row.

Fantasy Impact: High ankle sprains typically take about 2-4 weeks to heal, so a Week 13 return would be right in that timeline. We won't know for sure, of course, until he starts practicing again.

Sanders won't be much of a fantasy option with the corpse of Byron Leftwich starting.

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