The NFL Week 4 fantasy injury report will help you understand a player’s injury status for your fantasy football lineup. This can have a massive effect as it will help you determine start-or-sit decisions for your fantasy team and be the deciding factor in a win or a loss. Staying up to date on current information regarding your players is essential. You don’t want to be the fantasy manager who starts a person who was coming into a game injured and take a zero is the score column. In order to alleviate some of that stress and search, we put together the NFL Week 4 fantasy injury report.
Each week, we will comb through the official injury reports for each game and deliver updates on relevant fantasy players. Injuries, and their timelines, are fluid. Be sure to come back to this page to see the latest updates on a fantasy player’s health as well to see if any mid-week surprises pop up on the injury report.
Baltimore Ravens at Washington Football Team (1:00 PM)
WR Chris Moore (Finger, Thigh/ DNP Friday)
Chris Moore was did not practice on Friday and is questionable.
Washington Football Team
WR Steven Sims Jr. (Toe/ DNP Friday)
Sims has missed both days of practice this week and is out for Week 4.
WR Terry McLaurin (Thigh/ Limited Participant)
WR Terry McLaurin was added to Thursday’s injury report with a thigh injury. He was a limited participant in practice on Friday and is questionable. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, McLaurin is expected to play.
Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans (1:00 PM)
WR Dionate Johnson (Concussion)
Dionate Johnson suffered a concussion in the second quarter and has been placed into the NFL’s concussion protocol. Johnson has been the fantasy WR1 for the Steelers thus far.
According to Joe Rutter of TribeLive.com, Johnson was in a helmet and lined up with other receivers in individual drills. He appears close to coming out of the concussion protocol.
WR A.J. Brown (Knee)
Brown is expected to be ready to play in the Titans’ next game Week 5 versus the Bills on Oct. 11, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Los Angeles Chargers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1:00 PM)
Los Angeles Chargers
Mike Williams (Hamstring/ DNP Friday)
Mike Williams injured his hamstring in the third quarter. He is out for Week 4.
QB Tyrod Taylor (Chest, Ribs/ Doubtful)
Taylor has been ruled out for Week 4.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
WR Chris Godwin (Hamstring/ Out)
Chris Godwin injured his hamstring in the third quarter. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that an MRI on Godwin’s hamstring revealed a mild pull. Godwin has been ruled out for Week 4. You will need to find another option to replace him in your lineups.
RB Leonard Fournette (Ankle/ DNP Friday)
Bucs running back Leonard Fournette has been ruled out for Sunday.
Scotty Miller (Groin, Hip/ FP Friday)
He is listed as questionable. Miller was a full participant on Friday.
Seattle Seahawks at Miami Dolphins (1:00 PM)
RB Chris Carson (Knee/ FP Friday)
Chris Carson suffered a sprained knee on what was a questionable at best tackle in the fourth quarter of their Week 3 game. He is questionable for Week 4.
RB Carlos Hyde (Shoulder/ Limited Participant Friday)
Hyde was a limited participant on Friday and is questionable for Week 4.
QB Tua Tagovailoa (Illness/ DNP Friday)
Per Flores, the illness is not COVID-19 related.
Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texans (1:00 PM)
New Orleans Saints at Detroit Lions (1:00 PM)
New Orleans Saints
TE Jared Cook (Groin/ DNP)
Jared Cook was limping badly before he was taken to the locker room. He is out for their game against the Lions in Week 4.
WR Michael Thomas (Ankle/ DNP)
Michael Thomas has been ruled out for Week 4.
TE Hunter Bryant (Hamstring/ Limited Participant)
Hunter Bryant missed their Week 3 game while dealing with his injured hamstring. He is listed as questionable for Week 4.
Cleveland Browns at Dallas Cowboys (1:00 PM)
RB Kareem Hunt (Groin/Limited Participant)
While the Browns don’t believe Hunt’s groin issue is significant, he is questionable for Week 4.
Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals (1:00 PM)
K Stephen Hauschka (Knee/ Limited Participant)
When the replacement to the injured kicker to the injured kicker is also injured you can only shake your head. Yes, the Jaguars now have three kickers on their roster that are injured. He is questionable.
RB Joe Mixon (Chest/ Limited Participant)
Bengals RB Joe Mixon has been added to the injury report (chest) and is now questionable to play Sunday vs. the Jaguars.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Joe Mixon, who was added to an injury report with a chest injury that left him questionable, is expected to play Sunday vs. the Jaguars.
Arizona Cardinals at Carolina Panthers (1:00 PM)
Update: According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Cardinals’ WRs DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) and Christian Kirk (ankle), both listed as questionable for Sunday, both are expected to play against the Panthers if there are no pre-game setbacks, per source.
WR DeAndre Hopkins (Ankle/ DNP Friday)
Hopkins was listed with an ankle injury, and has missed practice three days in a row. he is questionable for Week 4. He is expected to play.
WR Christian Kirk (Groin)
Kirk missed their Week 3 game while dealing with his groin injury and was a limited participant Friday. He remains questionable for their game on Sunday against the Panthers. He is currently expected to play Sunday.
New York Giants at Los Angeles Rams (4:05 PM)
New York Giants
Los Angeles Rams
RB Cam Akers (Ribs/ DNP Friday)
Cam Akers has been ruled out for Week 4.
Buffalo Bills at Las Vegas Raiders (4:25 PM)
RB Zack Moss (Toe/ Limited Participant)
Moss returned to practice Friday after missing Week 3’s game against the Rams. Barring a setback, Moss should get the green light this week against the Raiders. He is questionable for Week 4.
Las Vegas Raiders
WR Bryan Edwards (Ankle/DNP Friday)
Bryan Edwards injured his ankle in the third quarter but returned to the game. NFL insider Ian Rapoport reports that Edwards is out this week vs. the Bills as he battles an ankle sprain, the source said, and he’s considered week-to-week after that. Edwards did not participate in practice on Wednesday.
WR Henry Ruggs III (Knee, Hamstring/ DNP Friday)
Henry Ruggs III is considered doubtful for Sunday.
New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs
Update: This game has been postponed and no date has been set for when it will be played.
New England Patriots
WR Julian Edelman (Knee/ Limited Participant)
Edelman (knee) was limited at practice Thursday. Edelman has been managing a knee issue of late, but after logging 56 of 69 snaps on offense in Week 3’s win over the Raiders, there’s no reason to think he’ll miss Sunday’s game against the Chiefs, given that there have been no reported setbacks for the Patriots’ top pass-catcher.
RB Sony Michel (Quad/ Limited Participant)
It’s too soon to know if Michel’s status for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs is in any danger, but with James White (personal) back with the team and Damien Harris (finger/IR-R) having returned to practice, the team will have options to carry the load in Week 4. Harris is a very interesting stash in fantasy leagues.
Kansas City Chiefs
Indianapolis Colts at Chicago Bears (4:25 PM)
WR Michael Pittman Jr (Compartment Leg Syndrom/ DNP)
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Pittman had compartment leg syndrome in his calf and had surgery on Sunday, September 27. Rapoport notes that he is likely to return in Week 8 after the Colts’ bye week.
RB Tarik Cohen (Torn ACL)
Tarik Cohen suffered a significant knee injury in the fourth quarter. The post-game MRI confirmed initial concerns that he did, in fact, tear his ACL. Cohen will undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season. An unfortunate blow to fantasy managers and Bears fans alike.
Philadelphia Eagles at San Francisco 49ers (8:20 PM)
TE Dallas Goedert (Ankle)
Dallas Goedert has a small fracture in his ankle, a league source confirmed. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, he is out indefinitely, stripping quarterback Carson Wentz of yet another weapon. The Eagles placed Goedert on injured reserve Tuesday, meaning he will miss at least the next three weeks.
WR DeSean Jackson (Hamstring/ DNP Friday)
Jackson injured his hamstring in the second quarter. Due to Jackson’s history, this could linger longer than anticipated and is out for Week 4.
WR J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (Calf/ DNP Friday)
According to coach Doug Pederson, Arcega-Whiteside sustained a lower-body injury during pregame warmups Week 3 and managed to play just 20 percent of the team’s snaps on offense. He is doubtful for Week 4.
WR Alshon Jeffrey (Foot/ DNP Friday)
Jeffrey is out for Week 4.
San Francisco 49ers
QB Jimmy Garoppolo (Ankle/ DNP Friday)
Coach Kyle Shanahan said that Garoppolo (ankle) didn’t practice on Friday and is out for Week 4.
TE Jordan Reed (Knee/ DNP Friday)
During their Week 3 game at MetLife Stadium, Reed suffered a sprained MCL, and it will keep him on the sideline for 6-8 weeks.
RB Raheem Mostert (Knee/ DNP Friday)
Mostert hasn’t seen any on-field action since suffering an MCL sprain in the 49ers’ Week 2 win over the Jets. He is out for Week 4.
MNF: Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay Packers (8:15 PM)
WR Julio Jones (Hamstring/ Limited Participant)
Jones missed last week’s game against the Bears and has dealt with the hamstring injury since the start of the season. Doing some running and a walk-through is an encouraging sign for Week 4 though. The Falcons don’t play until Monday night, putting fantasy players in a tough spot if Jones is declared out on Monday.
WR Calvin Ridley (Ankle/ Limited Participant)
Ridley was limited on Friday and he is currently questionable for Week 4.
Green Bay Packers
TE Josiah Deguara (Ankle/ Limited Participant)
Deguara is currently questionable for Week 4.
WR Allen Lazard (Core Muscle/ DNP)
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Packers’ WR Allen Lazard underwent core-muscle surgery this week and is out indefinitely, per source. Lazard is coming off the best game of his NFL career, a six-catch, 146-yard performance against the Saints.
WR Davante Adams (Hamstring/ Limited Participant)
TNF: Denver Broncos at New York Jets (8:20 PM)
QB Drew Lock (Shoulder/ Out)
Drew Lock suffered a severe rotator cuff strain in Week 2 and is expected to miss the next month of the season. He has officially been ruled out for Week 4.
RB Phillip Lindsay (Foot/ Questionable)
Phillip Lindsay suffered a turf toe injury during Week 2 and has been sidelined ever since. He remains questionable for their Thursday Night Football game. He was a limited participant on Wednesday.
New York Jets
WR Breshad Perriman (Ankle/ Out)
Breshad Perriman missed Week 3 due to a sprained ankle and has been officially ruled out for Week 4.
WR Jamison Crowder (Hamstring/ Active)
Jamison Crowder missed Week 3 due to a hamstring injury and is questionable for Week 4. After being a limited participant on Wednesday, he is active for their Thursday Night game.
WR Chris Hogan (Ribs, knee/ Active)
While Head coach Adam Gase sounds hopeful that Chris Hogan will suit up for Thursday’s game, he was a limited participant on Wednesday and is listed as questionable.
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