Wilis McGahee injury update: Fantasy owners should be looking at someone else

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Willis McGahee is practicing this week. We break down the fantasy implications.

Cleveland Browns running back Willis McGahee (knee) is practicing in full this week. He is listed as probable to face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Browns continually keep McGahee out of practice. Of course, he's had a slew of knee injuries in his career dating back all the way to college and his gruesome injury in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State.

McGahee has been terrible all season with 106 carries, 275 yards and one score. He's averaging just 2.6 yards per carry and the Browns are one of the worst rushing teams in the NFL. Chris Ogbonnaya actually turned it up a notch last week against the Cincinnati Bengals. He rushed eight times for 69 yards to go with six catches for 30 yards.

Fantasy impact: There really is no reason to hold onto McGahee. Sure, he's the starter, but who cares when he can't put up numbers? Ogbonnaya is worth a look as a flex play against the Steelers this week. He's a great stash for owners that aren't going to play him either since McGahee might miss a game and wear down.

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