Santonio Holmes injury update: Fantasy owners can consider Jets WR in nice matchup

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Santonio Holmes will return from his hamstring injury. We break down the fantasy implications.

New York Jets receiver Santonio Holmes is listed as probable to face the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. He put in a full practice week and will be back in the lineup.

It's been a while since we've seen Holmes on the field. He pulled his hamstring back on Sep. 29 and the Jets haven't really had anyone step up in his absence. In fact, matters have gotten worse with Jeremy Kerley expected to miss several weeks with an arm injury.

Before Holmes' injury, he turned in a massive line with 154 yards and a score in Week 3. Interestingly, that came against the Bills.

Fantasy impact: New York has nobody else that can catch the ball. Of course, Stephen Hill plays receiver, but he has only 10 catches for 107 yards and no touchdowns since Week 3. Holmes has some nice upside for the Jets and they're not going to be able to run the ball on every play. Holmes and quarterback Geno Smith were establishing a good rapport, so maybe they can pick up where they left off. He's a risky WR3 with huge upside.

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