Dwayne Allen injury update: Will play, still to risky in fantasy

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Dwayne Allen will play against the Raiders. We break down the fantasy implications.

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen (foot) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Raiders. He practiced fully all week and coach Chuck Pagano confirmed that his tight end will play.

He has been dealing with a foot injury all preseason and sat out of Week 1 back on August 11. The Colts are going to use Allen more as an extension of their offensive line while Coby Fleener will serve more of a H-back. Allen is still going to run a lot of routes as an in-line guy, but Fleener and Allen could cancel each other out most weeks.

Fantasy impact: Even though the Colts have a potent offense, it's going to be tough to count on Allen most weeks. He was a talented player coming out of Clemson and could see some red-zone looks, but as long as Fleener is on the field, Allen is only useful in two-TE leagues.

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