Fantasy owners in Week 15 are concerned with the injury report because there's nothing worse than starting a guy that either is ruled out at the last minute or plays but is limited. Obviously, starting a guy that then gets hurt is brutal (ala Alshon Jeffery last Monday night), but that's unpredictable.
Plenty of wide receivers were injured in Week 14, and some have been ruled out already. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Mike Evans, A.J. Green, D.J. Chark, Taylor Gabriel, and Nelson Agholor won't play in Week 15. Same goes for Matthew Stafford and Daniel Jones. For the others, be sure to check the other key RB and TE injuries for Week 15 and the inactive report before the games.
Note: All times are ET and all games are on Sunday, Dec. 15 unless otherwise noted.
Jameis Winston (thumb), QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions, 1 p.m.
Winston has a fracture in his throwing hand, but the team says he will play this week. He has a great matchup against the Lions, even though he just lost his No. 1 receiver (Mike Evans). Winston does have plenty of other options, including two tight ends that may have value this week as well. Winston is a borderline QB1.
T.Y. Hilton (calf), WR, Indianapolis Colts at New Orleans Saints, 8:15 p.m. (Mon.)
Hilton was called week-to-week less than a week ago and now he's questionable for Week 15. This seems strange, but the Colts need help finding an able pass catcher. Hilton has returned to practice but he says he won't return unless he's 100 percent and he's been limited thus far. He's officially considered a game-time decision but since Indianapolis doesn't play until Monday night there's plenty of risk in waiting to see if Hilton plays. So unless you have Zach Pascal on your bench, don't count on using Hilton this week. If you can wait until Monday night and Hilton is active, go ahead and start him.
Julian Edelman (knee/shoulder), WR, New England Patriots at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m.
Edelman is playing in Week 15. He's on the injury report every week, and he plays every week. He's had double-digit targets in every week since Week 6. He has touchdowns in back-to-back games and the matchup with Cincinnati is a good one. Start Edelman as a WR1 in PPR leagues.
DeVante Parker (concussion), WR, Miami Dolphins at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
If Parker can get cleared, he has a great matchup against the Giants. He practiced in full on Friday and just needs to be officially cleared from the concussion protocol. Prior to being concussed last week, he had double-digit targets in the past four games. He's a WR2, but be sure to check to make sure he is active.
Will Fuller (hamstring), WR, Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m.
Even though the matchup is a good one for Fuller, he's hard to trust this week. He missed Week 14 with the hamstring injury. As a player with a history of hamstring and soft tissue injuries, he's especially prone to re-aggravating the hamstring. Fuller is a risky WR4 this week.
Mohamed Sanu (ankle), WR, New England Patriots at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m.
Sanu has been dealing with the ankle injury and has played through it. However, his performance has been lacking. In the past two weeks, he has four receptions for 27 yards. Even though this is a game against his original team, Sanu isn't a fantasy option for Week 15.
— 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.