JuJu Smith-Schuster RULED OUT for Week 12

by Anthony Cervino | Steelers Correspondent | Fri, Nov 24th 1:29pm EST

Pittsburgh Steelers beat writer Gerry Dulac is reporting WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (hamstring) is ruled out for Week 12. (Gerry Dulac on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Missing practice this week with a hamstring injury, Smith-Shuster is ruled out for Sunday's matchup against the Packers. In the emerging rookie's absence, expect Martavis Bryant to step into the WR2 role with a chance to lock it down ROS with a strong performance. Facing an exploitable Packers secondary, Bryant is a TD or bust Flex option for Week 12.

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Expert Analysis

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With Smith-Shuster's absence, comes opportunity for Martavis Bryant. JuJu represents 14.75% of total target share and 21% of red zone target share. He played 97% of snaps last week, compared to Bryant's 65%.The Steelers need Bryant to step up against a Green Bay defense that gives up the eighth most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers. They surrendered at least one touchdown to wide receivers their last four games. Look for a big day for AB and increased targets for Bryant and Eli Rogers.
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