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Date Player
9/26/2016 La'el Collins, Dal, G
Collins is expected to be placed on injured reserve after sustaining ligament damage to his right big toe in Sunday's win over Chicago.

Analysis: The Cowboys might designate Collins as the team's player eligible to return, meaning he could come back after eight weeks. Ronald Leary, who started at left guard prior to Collins' arrival in 2015, will take over in the interim.
9/26/2016 Kenny Vaccaro, NO, S
Vaccaro is inactive for Monday's game against Atlanta due to an ankle injury.

Analysis: The safety had been listed as questionable but did not practice this week. His absence leaves free safety Jairus Byrd as the only healthy member of the Saints' decimated secondary that started the season opener.
9/26/2016 Troy Niklas, Ari, TE
Niklas had one catch for no gain on Sunday and injured a wrist.

Analysis: Coach Bruce Arians said the injury may be severe, which is the same word you should use for the state of your fantasy team if Niklas is on it.
9/26/2016 Michael Floyd, Ari, WR
Floyd came out of Sunday's game with a headache on Monday morning and is in the concussion protocol.

Analysis: Floyd had four receptions for 65 yards against the Bills.
9/26/2016 Austin Seferian-Jenkins, NYJ, TE
Seferian-Jenkins was claimed on waivers by the New York Jets.

Analysis: The second-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014 was waived last week after his second DUI arrest. Seferian-Jenkins, 23, would join a super-sized Jets' receiving corps with 6-foot-5 Brandon Marshall and 6-4 Eric Decker. Blocking specialist Kellen Davis, who is 6-foot-7, is listed as the starting tight end on the last depth chart.
9/26/2016 Duane Brown, Hou, T
Brown returned to practice Monday for the first time since January surgery to repair a torn quadriceps, and coach Bill O'Brien said he could play Sunday against the Titans.

Analysis: Brown was injured in Houston's regular-season finale last season and hasn't played since. He's been a mainstay on the line since he was drafted in the first round in 2008.
9/26/2016 Orleans Darkwa, NYG, RB
Shane Vereen is out for the season and Rashad Jennings' hand injury could push Darkaw into a starting role in Week 4 against the Vikings.

Analysis: Darkwa, 24, was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2014. After four games, he was released and joined the Giants. He had 10 carries for 53 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's loss to the Redskins.
9/26/2016 Shane Vereen, NYG, RB
Vereen is out for at least eight weeks with a torn triceps.

Analysis: Vereen started Sunday with Rashad Jennings (hand) inactive and rushed for 67 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown.
9/26/2016 Thomas Rawls, Sea, RB
Rawls has been diagnosed with an injury to the fibula in his left leg and will be out a few weeks.

Analysis: Rawls missed Sunday's game against the 49ers after leaving Seattle's Week 2 game with a shin injury.
9/26/2016 Russell Wilson, Sea, QB
Wilson has a sprained MCL in his left knee. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said during his weekly radio show on KIRO-AM on Monday morning that Wilson "feels great" and that his recovery is already going "exceedingly well."

Analysis: Wilson underwent an MRI on Sunday night that confirmed the ligament sprain and Wilson received treatment all night, Carroll said. Carroll acknowledged there is a consideration of sitting Wilson this week at the New York Jets with the Seahawks bye coming in Week 5, but also said it's difficult trying to keep Wilson off the field.
9/26/2016 Jordan Cameron, Mia, TE
Cameron was ruled out of Thursday's game at Cincinnati with a concussion.

Analysis: Cameron, 28, had seven catches for 55 yards and a touchdown in the first three games. He was injured in the second quarter of Sunday's overtime win against the Cleveland Browns and evaluated for a concussion. Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said Cameron, who was plagued by concussions with the Browns before joining Miami in free agency. He had three documented concussions in his first four seasons and missed several games in 2014 while recovering from a severe head injury.
9/26/2016 DeAngelo Hall, Was, S
Hall is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Analysis: Hall went down after colliding with a teammate trying to make a tackle in the second quarter. He said Redskins doctors, including James Andrews, told him "it kind of feels like you tore your ACL." Tests confirmed the injury. It's the second time in three seasons Hall suffered a season-ending injury. In 2014, he ruptured his Achilles.
9/26/2016 Manti Te'o, SD, LB
Te'o is out for the season with a torn Achilles.

Analysis: Te'o was injured on non-contact play with 4:45 remaining in the first quarter of the Chargers' loss at Indianapolis on Sunday. Dropping in coverage and retreating to his right, Te'o collapsed 10 yards away from the ball and immediately grabbed his left shin and calf area. The Chargers confirmed Monday Te'o suffered a torn Achilles and will require surgery.
9/25/2016 Orleans Darkwa, NYG, RB
With Rashad Jennings inactive for the Giants on Sunday, Darkwa set career highs with 10 carries and 53 yards while also scoring the third TD of his career.

Analysis: Darkwa entered with one carry in the first two games.
9/25/2016 Letroy Guion, GB, DT
Guion won't play Sunday against the Lions because of a knee injury.

Analysis: Guion is one of the team's top run-stoppers and the Packers held the Vikings to 30 rushing yards on 22 carries last Sunday. He made two tackles, including stopping Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for a 4-yard loss in the second quarter.
9/25/2016 Ronald Darby, Buf, CB
Darby is out for Week 3 against the Cardinals because of a hamstring injury.

Analysis: The starting cornerback leads the Bills with five passes defensed and has 12 tackles.
9/25/2016 Kyle Fuller, Chi, CB
Fuller is not expected to play when the Bears visit Dallas on Sunday night.

Analysis: The 2014 first-round pick has yet to play this season after having a knee scope performed during the preseason.
9/25/2016 Shane Vereen, NYG, RB
With Rashad Jennings inactive for the Giants on Sunday, Vereen ran 11 times for 67 yards and a TD.

Analysis: Vereen had 20 carries for 80 yards and no TDs in the first two games.
9/25/2016 Kenyan Drake, Mia, RB
Drake is likely to get the start for Week 3 against the Browns with Arian Foster out.

Analysis: Drake has only carried the ball twice and has two receptions but the coaching staff seems to have more trust in him than Jay Ajayi.
9/25/2016 Alshon Jeffery, Chi, WR
Jeffery is active for Sunday's tilt with the Cowboys after being listed as questionable with what he said was knee soreness

Analysis: Figure Jeffery to get some looks from quarterback Brian Hoyer, who is starting in place of the injured Jay Cutler. However, temper expectations on the fantasy front.
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