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2017 Fantasy Football Week 6 Rankings

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More injuries hit us hard in Week 5. Clearly, the biggest one is the loss of Odell Beckham for the season to a broken ankle. His teammate Brandon Marshall was also lost for the season with an ankle injury. Despite Marshall’s slow start, it is still a big loss, and even bigger since OBJ is gone too.

If you are looking for replacements for those two or any other team needs you can read this week’s Waiver Wire Targets.

Of course, we also had a rare midseason trade this week. We saw Adrian Peterson get traded from New Orleans to Arizona for a conditional pick. Arizona has cut Chris Johnson following this trade, making AP the No. 1 running back on the team immediately.

Heading into Week 6 we have four more teams on bye. Buffalo, Cincinnati, Dallas and Seattle.

2017 Fantasy Football Week 6 Rankings

Each week I will be giving some notes for things you will want to keep an eye on as the week progresses. It will be mostly injury related, but anything that could affect the rankings, that we know about, will be mentioned. Then you can come back and review the rankings as lineup lock get closer.

  • Matthew Stafford is dealing with an ankle injury that left him hobbling through the fourth quarter. He is listed as likely to play right now.
  • Ty Montgomery is on the right side of playing this week after missing Week 5.
  • Jordy Nelson is dealing with a hamstring injury but is likely to play.
  • Jack Doyle missed Week 5 with a concussion and is not still week to week.
  • Travis Kelce is also in the concussion protocol.
  • Mike Williams is targeting this week to play for the Chargers.
  • DeVante Parker suffered an ankle injury. It is being called minor, but his status is uncertain at this time.
  • Sam Bradford did not look right on Monday night and is dealing with his knee injury again.
  • Stefon Diggs has a groin injury and his status is unknown for Week 6.
  • If losing OBJ and Marshall wasn’t enough, Sterling Shepard is also injured with an ankle injury. He is in a walking boot right now and looks unlikely to play.
  • Bilal Powell has a calf injury and it looks like both he and Matt Forte could miss Week 6.
  • Derek Carr is trending toward playing in Week 6.
  • Marcus Mariota is still recovering from his hamstring injury and is questionable.
  • Rob Kelley is listed as day to day with his ankle injury.
  • Terrance West is going to miss extended time with a calf injury.

 


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About Joe Bond

Not just another "Average Joe" when it comes to Fantasy Sports, he is the fantasy brain trust behind the up-and-coming FantasySixPack.net website. He has been spreading his love and addiction of fantasy sports there and many other sites including SoCalledFantasyExperts.com, FantasyPros.com, and FanDuel.com. Joe has finished as the No. 5 Fantasy Football Draft Ranker on Fantasy Pros in 2014, while being the No. 1 QB ranker for in-season during 2016. He has also finished in the top-15 twice for Fantasy Baseball Draft Rankings. You can find him on Twitter, @fantasysixpack, where he is waiting by the keyboard for your question.

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