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Joe Flacco injury: Ravens QB questionable, should play for fantasy owners

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is questionable for Week 16. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is listed as questionable on the official injury report heading into Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. Baltimore is still in the playoff race at this point, and definitely needs Flacco in the lineup. It sounds like Flacco's knee injury won't keep him out, however, despite the questionable designation.

Flacco has a low-grade sprain in his left knee, and was limited in practice on Thursday and Friday. Flacco has kept his workload light, but he did do more on Friday than Thursday and his knee responded well to the extra work. It would be surprising to see him miss the Week 16 contest, especially with so much on the line.

Fantasy Impact: Yes, fantasy owners should prepare a backup option. But Flacco is considered likely to play and he should be kept in the lineup unless someone says otherwise on Sunday.

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