Roddy White injury update: Falcons WR questionable, not the best fantasy option Sunday

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Roddy White is questionable for Sunday and his involvement in the offense will be in question if he does play. We break down the fantasy implications.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is questionable heading into the team's Week 2 matchup against the St. Louis Rams. White is dealing with a nagging injury that kept him limited in Week 1, though he did play. The thing is, White was used primarily as a decoy.

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White ran his routes at less-than full speed and was mostly trying to take bracket coverage away from fellow receiver Julio Jones and tight end Tony Gonzalez. White is officially questionable, though most have figured that he would play and receiver a decent amount of snaps in the leadup to Sunday.

Again, the issues is whether or not he'll actually get targets and be used in the passing game. White should be good to go by Week 3, but he only just returned to practice on Friday, and took part in a limited fashion.

Fantasy Impact: Starting White is a risk at this point. If he plays and gets open, he could always make a play for a touchdown and help fantasy owners win, even when he's not at 100 percent. But quarterback Matt Ryan may not even look his way all day, favoring Jones or Gonzalez instead. This is one of the few occasions that White is probably not a smart option to start, unless you suffer from a total lack of interesting options behind him.

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