Even with six teams on a bye and two teams already played, there are plenty of fantasy-relevant players on the Week 10 injury report. Many of the big names that have frequented the injury report are either healthy or already ruled out, so these are some of the guys that are more in the flex consideration.
Among wide receivers, Corey Davis is doubtful, so fantasy owners should plan to be without him. Others at the position ruled out include A.J. Green, Adam Thielen, T.Y. Hilton, Brandin Cooks, Sterling Shepard, and Parris Campbell. Tight ends that won't play on Sunday include Evan Engram and Delanie Walker. Don't forget about the quarterbacks and running backs and be sure to check the inactive report before game time.
Teams on bye: Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, New England, Philadelphia, Washington
Note: All times are ET and all games are on Sunday, Nov. 10, unless otherwise noted.
JuJu Smith-Schuster (toe), WR, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m.
In Week 9, JuJu had three receptions for 16 yards. The toe injury seemed to crop up this week, but fantasy owners know that part of the reason for the mediocre performance in Week 9 was Jaylen Samuels. James Conner has already been ruled out so this will be the Samuels show again. Samuels had 13 targets in Week 9 and he caught all of them for 73 yards. This is likely the attack they will use again, to the detriment of JuJu. He's a low WR2 for Week 10.
Amari Cooper (knee), WR, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings 8:20 p.m.
Cooper missed practice on Thursday and had an MRI on his knee. The MRI was clean, revealing only a bruise. Cooper also reportedly had this injury in Week 9 and caught four passes for 80 yards and a touchdown. Even though the Cowboys play on Sunday night (making this a tough call for fantasy owners), it should be assumed that Cooper will be active. He's a WR1 as he plays through the knee injury in a great matchup at home.
Marquise Brown (ankle/thigh), WR, Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m.
Brown was on the injury report last week and played through his injury in Week 9. He had three receptions for 48 yards. However, it was a very tough matchup. He remains limited in practice, but the hope is that he's had more time to recover and this is a good matchup. It's hard to trust Brown based on his history, although Lamar Jackson does seem to look for him as his No. 1 target. He's a WR3 for Week 10.
Josh Gordon (ankle), WR, Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers, 8:15 p.m. (Mon.)
Gordon is on the injury report with an ankle injury after putting in limited practices with his new team. He was healthy enough to be released from injured reserve before the Patriots cut him. It's always hard to become acclimated with a new team in the middle of the season. Whether or not Gordon makes his Seahawks debut in Week 10 or not doesn't matter, but fantasy owners should not use him this week.
George Kittle (knee/ankle), TE, San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks, 8:15 p.m. (Mon.)
With a Monday night game, this may be the toughest call for fantasy owners. Kittle was clearly banged up in Week 9 and missed most of the end of that game. Kittle had an MRI this week. The results were not released and the 49ers have been vague about it. He missed practice this week and was given the Doubtful tag heading into Monday night. If he plays, the decision won't be made prior until right before kickoff, but Kittle's fantasy owners should be making other plans. Perhaps roster Jacob Hollister (Seattle) since he would take Kittle's place?
Chris Herndon (hamstring), TE, New York Jets vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Herndon shouldn't be started in Week 10. He's been dealing with a hamstring injury for a month. He was active in Week 9, but he didn't play. It was clearly only an as-needed "active." Ryan Griffin has been doing just fine at tight end for the Jets. They have no reason to rush Herndon back. Until fantasy owners have seen him actually play in a game, he should remain on fantasy benches, regardless of how many teams are on a bye.
— 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.