Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Kyler Murray, Aaron Rodgers, Tua Tagovailoa affecting Week 10 QB rankings



Quarterbacks Kyler Murray, Aaron Rodgers, and Tua Tagovailoa were all absent last week, and their Week 10 outlooks will affect rankings and leagues of all shapes and sizes. Murray entered the year as the potential QB1, Rodgers has been a fantasy stud throughout his career, and Tua has been a popular sleeper option when healthy, so be sure to keep up with their statuses as you put together your fantasy QB rankings and start ’em, sit ’em decisions.

For injury updates on Damien Harris, Rhamondre Stevenson,, Zack Moss, and Chase Edmonds, go here. For more injury updates on last week’s banged-up bye-week players, including Russell Wilson, Rob Gronkowski, and Chris Carson, click here. For all the latest fantasy news, follow us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

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Kyler Murray injury update

Murray (ankle) didn’t participate in practice all last week, and despite the initial thought he’d play anyway, he was ruled out just ahead of Sunday’s game. Since Arizona was able to get the win without Murray, they’ll likely continue to be cautious with him. The team has said it is looking at the big picture, so it’s not impossible to think he could be sidelined once again. However, we don’t have much to go on early in the week, so we’ll have to monitor his situation moving forward. If he practices in any capacity, it sure feels like he’d play.

Arizona faces a tough Carolina defense that is a top-six unit against quarterbacks, but Murray is still viewed as an elite play. We move him down just a bit based on his injury worries and matchup, he still sits as the QB6 for Week 10.

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Aaron Rodgers COVID update

Rodgers (reserve/COVID list) can return to his team just one day before Green Bay’s Week 10 game against Seattle, and although he wouldn’t be able to practice, Matt LaFleur said Rodgers will start. He’ll obviously need to clear any necessary COVID-19 protocols, but assuming he does, Seattle is a solid matchup for quarterbacks.

Seattle has limited the “bad” quarterbacks and allowed fantasy success to the “good” ones, so we rank Rodgers as the QB7 for Week 10.

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Tua Tagovailoa injury update

Reports early last week indicated Tagovailoa (finger) would be ready to go in Week 9, but he served as the emergency QB behind Jacoby Brissett. The injury is not expected to keep him out for a significant period of time, but with Miami set to play on Thursday, this could be another close call. He was a limited participant in practice Monday, so we’ll have to see if his status changes on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Baltimore is just an average team against fantasy QBs, but the injury concerns and lack of weapons on offense drop Tua down to the QB21 in our rankings. However, he could be a worthwhile starter in single-QB leagues if he attempts north of 40 passes like he’s often done this season. Miami’s ground attack is weak, and Baltimore has shown weakness in the secondary at times, so there is some path to fantasy success — it’s just a tough path to stay on.


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