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Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 15 (2019)

by Jason Katz | @jasonkatz13 | Featured Writer
Dec 16, 2019

Welcome to the final dreaded injury report. Professional football is a violent game, and your fantasy players are going to miss time because of it. Hopefully, you don’t have many names on this list.

The good news is this is, by far, the shortest injury report I can ever remember. The bad news is that the two names on this list are huge names.

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Chris Godwin (WR – TB)
Just one week after losing Mike Evans to a hamstring strain, Chris Godwin has joined Evans on the shelf. Godwin had to be carted off the field during the team’s win over the Lions with a hamstring injury of his own. Head coach Bruce Arians told reporters after the game that the injury doesn’t look good. With the Bucs long out of contention, Godwin is not playing again this season. Breshad Perriman scored three times and should be joined by Justin Watson in two-receiver sets with Scotty Miller — who also suffered a hamstring injury Sunday — manning the slot, if he’s healthy. All three have WR3 potential. Tampa Bay faces off against the Texans Week 16 in what should be one of the highest totals of the week. While this certainly doesn’t help Jameis Winston, he’ll still need to be fired up as a QB1 given the matchup and his recent production.

Dalvin Cook (RB – MIN)
Playing through a shoulder injury, Dalvin Cook aggravated it Sunday and was quickly ruled out. I get the feeling he won’t be able to return for the fantasy championship, which is awful news. Alexander Mattison will be a league-winner if he can return from his ankle injury next week. If not, fire up Mike Boone because the starting running back for the Vikings doesn’t matter, you just need the guy getting the ball. Minnesota takes on the Packers in what will be a great matchup for running backs.

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1Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
2Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
3Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
4Michael Thomas (NO)WR
5Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
6Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
7Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
8Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
9DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
10Aaron Jones (GB)RB
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11Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
12Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
13Davante Adams (GB)WR
14Julio Jones (ATL)WR
15Chris Godwin (TB)WR
16Mike Evans (TB)WR
17George Kittle (SF)TE
18Travis Kelce (KC)TE
19Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
20Lamar Jackson (BAL)QB
21Josh Jacobs (OAK)RB
22Kenny Golladay (DET)WR
23Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
24D.J. Moore (CAR)WR
25Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
26Chris Carson (SEA)RB
27Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)WR
28Allen Robinson (CHI)WR
29Miles Sanders (PHI)RB
30Mark Andrews (BAL)TE
1Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)LF,CF
2Mike Trout (LAA)CF
3Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,RF
4Cody Bellinger (LAD)1B,CF
5Mookie Betts (LAD)CF,RF
6Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
7Trevor Story (COL)SS
8Gerrit Cole (NYY)SP
9Trea Turner (WSH)SS
10Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
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11Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
12Juan Soto (WSH)LF
13Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
14Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
15Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
16Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
17Jose Ramirez (CLE)3B
18J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
19Walker Buehler (LAD)SP
20Anthony Rendon (LAA)3B
21Rafael Devers (BOS)3B
22Bryce Harper (PHI)RF
23Fernando Tatis Jr. (SD)SS
24Aaron Judge (NYY)RF
25Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
26Stephen Strasburg (WSH)SP
27Javier Baez (CHC)SS
28Jack Flaherty (STL)SP
29Starling Marte (ARI)CF
30Yordan Alvarez (HOU)LF,DH
1Anthony Davis (LAL)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (BKN)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (HOU)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (LAC)SF,PF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (LAC)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (OKC)PG
16Jimmy Butler (MIA)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (BOS)PG
18Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
19Kyrie Irving (BKN)PG,SG
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (CLE)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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