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Fantasy Football Week 10 Injury Updates: Marshawn Lynch, Latavius Murray, Matt Forte, Eddie Lacy

Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch

While there are a lot of running backs on the fantasy injury report for Week 10, many were able to put in a full practice and are listed as probable. Guys you don't have to worry about (at least for injury purposes) include: DeMarco Murray, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Ryan Mathews, C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman. Below are the ball carriers that are more of a question mark for Week 10.

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Please check out the quarterback/tight end injury report as well as the wide receivers (early games, later games).

Teams on bye: Atlanta, Indianapolis, San Diego, San Francisco

Note: All games are at 1 p.m. ET unless otherwise noted.

Latavius Murray, RB, Oakland Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings (Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET)

Probable – Concussion

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Murray has reportedly passed through the league's concussion protocol and is expected to play on Sunday. However, be aware that with concussions, players sometimes experience symptoms a few days later (remember Jeremy Maclin as a surprise inactive earlier this season?). For now, pencil Murray in your fantasy lineups as a RB1, but be sure to check the inactive list before the game. (Also, be sure to have a backup in case he is inactive as this is a Sunday afternoon game). If Murray were to miss the game, the committee of Marcel Reece, Taiwan Jones, Jamize Olawale, and Roy Helu Jr. would likely handle the workload. Good luck figuring the pecking order out.

Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals (Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET)

Questionable – Abdomen

After suffering an injury in practice Thursday, Lynch did not practice on Friday. While it looks like he should be able to play on Sunday, it is tough. The Seahawks are the late game, leaving fantasy owners with few options if Lynch ends up being out (unless you grabbed Thomas Rawls). Lynch has already dealt with his fair share of injuries this season, and has played through some, but he’s also missed a couple of games and been limited in a few others. The matchup is a good one, if he does play, but it is a risk for fantasy owners.

Matt Forte, RB, Chicago Bears at St. Louis Rams

Questionable – Knee

As suspected, Forte is dealing with a sprained MCL. He is listed as Questionable, but MCL injuries are typically of the 2-4 week time frame. He was able to put in limited practices all week (but so was Ben Roethlisberger with his sprained MCL and he was inactive that following Sunday). Don't count on Forte playing this week, as the Bears will likely give him another week to rest. Jeremy Langford looked good in Week 9, but he has a tougher matchup today. Even if Forte is active, it's hard to trust him. The good news is he should be back on the field in Week 12. The bad news is the Bears have the Broncos next on tap.

Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions

Questionable – Groin

Despite putting in limited practices all week, Lacy is expected to play on Sunday. However, the Packers did announce that James Starks is their No. 1 running back, so Lacy will be behind him in the depth chart and likely in snaps as well. Based on performance, this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who has watched the running backs play. Lacy is a RB3 as he may end up with a goal-line carry, but he is hard to trust as a starting running back (both for the Packers and for your fantasy team).

— Written by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. She also writes for SoCalledFantasyExperts.com among other sites. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.