Roddy White fantasy value in question with ankle injury

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

After taking limited reps in practice all week, Roddy White's status for Sunday is in question. We break down the fantasy implications.

Conflicting reports regarding Roddy White's ankle injury leave some question to his status for Week 1. Adam Schefter tweeted that White is nursing a high ankle sprain, saying it will be a challenge for him to play against the Saints.

However, Jeff Darlington said Sunday morning that White will play in New Orleans. White guaranteed he'd be ready to go earlier this week, and after seeing him play 128 consecutive regular season games, it's hard to believe he won't suit up for the opener.

Fantasy impact: White injured his ankle in the Falcons second preseason game, so he's had a few weeks to recover. If it is a high ankle sprain, he isn't completely healed, but he'll still give it a shot at 1 p.m.

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Given his track record, fantasy owners should anticipate White playing. While he likely isn't 100 percent yet, he has a great matchup to start the season. You'll want him in your lineup unless he's officially ruled out.

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