Likelihood is excessive, you aren’t prepared spherical to go looking out out if Sammy Watkins (concussion) is having fun with on Monday Night Soccer, nonetheless he’s a former big-name participant on basically essentially the most dangerous offense inside the NFL, so it’s doable you have got been hoping to play him. Finally, with accidents wreaking havoc on WR rooms throughout the league, there’s a non-zero probability he was one amongst merely three healthful broad receivers in your full group. So, in case you’re one among many few homeowners holding out hope for Watkins ahead of your final lineup decision of Week 3, now we have now you coated.
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Is Sammy Watkins having fun with Monday night time time?
Watkins instructed all week that he was healthful after taking a troublesome helmet-to-helmet hit in Week 2, and Chiefs coach Andy Reid acknowledged it was “further neck now than the alternative half.” Each technique, Watkins wound up inside the NFL’s concussion protocol, nonetheless he acquired in a full comply with on Saturday, so that seems like a constructive sign. His odds of having fun with are barely larger than 50/50, nonetheless we seemingly is not going to know for certain until later inside the day Monday.
Watkins started the season with an infinite Week 1 (7-82-1), then disappeared in Week 2 sooner than exiting early (1-11). That’s been his M.O. for the upper part of the earlier 5 seasons, so fantasy homeowners should know they can not rely on Watkins from week to week, notably in highly effective matchups like Monday night time time’s showdown in opposition to Baltimore. Watkins wouldn’t be a extremely helpful play even when he was completely healthful.
In case you’ve waited this prolonged, though, it’s vital to play him if he’s energetic. If he’s out, you’ll be able to pivot to Mecole Hardman or Demarcus Robinson and hope for a protracted TD toss from Patrick Mahomes. Baltimore doesn’t really provide any low-owned decisions besides it’s essential roll the dice on Willie Snead or Miles Boykin.