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As is often the case, the deeper we go into the NFL season, the more injuries to prominent fantasy pieces begin to crop up. This week is the perfect example, as the status of a pair of big-name running backs is a source of concern for many fantasy owners, while some notable receivers are banged up as well. With the availability of some key assets in question heading into Sunday morning and fantasy leagues everywhere entering crunch time, let's break down the injury landscape for Week 11:
The Buccaneers' Jameis Winston (shoulder) will be out once again in Week 11 versus the Dolphins, leaving Ryan Fitzpatrick with another opportunity to helm the Buccaneers' offense. Fitzpatrick turned in a modest 187-yard performance against the Jets in Week 10, but it was enough to enable the Bucs to snap their five-game losing streak. He'll be poised to potentially offer fantasy owners a better return with Mike Evans off his one-game suspension, as well as a matchup versus a Dolphins defense that allows 20.44 fantasy points per game to quarterbacks in standard scoring formats, and that surrendered four passing touchdowns to the Panthers' Cam Newton on Monday Night Football.
The Cardinals' Drew Stanton (knee) is officially questionable for a Week 11 matchup against the Texans after three