This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 9 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.
An exciting Week 1 produced plenty of notable injuries alongside all the big plays, making for a challenging start to the Fantasy season. All four skill positions have their fair share of notable names on the Week 2 medical report, and one superstar is already sidelined for multiple games. With plenty to monitor leading up to the announcements of inactives, here's the latest health news on notable Fantasy assets as of early Sunday morning:
The Jets' Sam Darnold (illness) will not only miss Monday night's game against the Browns, but several more games as well with what has been diagnosed as mononucleosis. Darnold played the entire way in the opener against the Bills and apparently didn't start showing any signs of symptoms until Wednesday, with a subsequent medical evaluation confirming his condition. Trevor Siemian, who appeared in 25 games for the Broncos during the 2016 and 2017 seasons and generated a 30:24 TD:INT during that span, will start versus Cleveland. Given that Siemian represents a downgrade despite his prior starting experience, the fantasy fortunes of New York's receivers in particular take a hit for the moment, although it's worth noting Siemian does have Denver-based experience with the Jets' newest wideout acquisition, Demaryius Thomas.
The Jaguars' Nick Foles (collarbone) will be out for