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NFL Injury Report: Aaron Rodgers, Marcus Mariota, Antonio Gates for Week 3

NFL Injury Report: Marcus Mariota

NFL Injury Report: Marcus Mariota

Week 2 didn’t produce many new injuries to quarterbacks or tight ends (thank goodness, Week 1 was bad enough) for fantasy owners to deal with. However, a handful of players are still listed as questionable. Please make note that tight end Jack Doyle (Indianapolis Colts) has been ruled out for Week 3. This should mean Eric Ebron, who was still seeing plenty of targets, moves into TE1 status for Week 3. Greg Olsen remains out, although he may be able to return in a few weeks.

The other key quarterbacks and tight ends that are listed as questionable are listed below. Also check out the latest on injured running backs and wide receivers. As always, be sure to check the inactive report before the game time.

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Note: All games are Sunday, Sept. 23 and times are ET.

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Aaron Rodgers (knee), QB, Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m.

Rodgers will likely be on the injury report for the rest of the season. He will miss practice with the exception of Saturdays most weeks, yet he will still suit up on Sunday. All year Rodgers will be playing injured, but he is such a good quarterback, fantasy owners can’t sit him. He’s still a QB1 and is expected to be active in Week 3.

Marcus Mariota (elbow), QB, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m.

Mariota is still dealing with the elbow issue and although he practiced this week, it seems that he is still truly questionable to play. Whether Mariota or Blaine Gabbert start the game at quarterback, neither should be treated as a fantasy starting option for Week 3. The Jaguars have one of the better defenses in the league, making this a tough matchup for the Titans as a whole, especially either quarterback.

Antonio Gates (illness), TE, Los Angeles Chargers at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m.

Odds are that Gates will be active on Sunday. However, he has hardly been fantasy relevant in the early going. He had one target and zero catches in Week 2. In Week 1, he barely made an impact with two receptions for 16 yards. Leave him on the waiver wire.

Jermaine Gresham (Achilles), TE, Arizona Cardinals vs. Chicago Bears, 4:25 p.m.

Gresham hasn’t played in the 2018 season yet, as he has been recovering from a torn Achilles tendon. Given the way the Cardinals' offense has looked, it’s hard to see Gresham making much of a fantasy impact. Ricky Seals-Jones has only seven receptions for 36 yards this season. Neither Cardinals tight end is a worthwhile fantasy starter.

— Written by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.