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Antonio Brown expected to play despite ankle injury: Fantasy implications

Andy Lyons

Antonio Brown is expected to play Week 13 when the Steelers take on the Ravens. He is coming off a three-game absence due to an ankle injury. We break down the fantasy implications.

Antonio Brown is expected to play Week 13 when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Brown has missed the Steelers' last three games due to an ankle injury suffered in Week 9 against the New York Giants.

Brown was listed as questionable heading into Week 12. He practiced all last week, albeit as a limited participant. He is scheduled to practice Wednesday, suggesting that Brown is near 100 percent.

Fantasy Impact: Brown's ankle shouldn't limit his fantasy value much after an extended rest. Whether Ben Roethlisberger plays will affect Brown's prospect the most. Roethlisberger is still dealing with a serious ribs injury, and has to be considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens.

If both players are healthy, Brown should be considered a good Flex/WR3 option, especially in PPR leagues. He doesn't find the end zone much, but he has been targeted at least six times in every full game he has played this season.

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