Gameday Injuries: Week 2
Gameday Injuries: Week 2

It only took one week for the injury report to be littered with prominent names, much to the chagrin of Fantasy owners. The Week 2 medical outlook is questionable-to-grim for several prominent pieces, making it particularly important to monitor all the late-breaking news throughout the morning. Without further delay, let's break down the latest on who's projected to either suit up or sit:

QUARTERBACKS

The Eagles' Carson Wentz (knee-ACL) remains out of action in Week 2, setting up Nick Foles for a second straight start to open the season. While he was far from spectacular in the opener against the Falcons (19-for-34, 117 yards, one interception), Foles will face a weakened Buccaneers secondary in Week 2.

The Packers' Aaron Rodgers (knee) is questionable to face the Vikings on Sunday after injuring his knee in the season-opening miracle win against the Bears. Early Sunday morning reports indicate that Rodgers does not have ligament damage and will look to play through the pain against Minnesota. DeShone Kizer is Rodgers' backup and could conceivably see action in the event of an in-game aggravation of the injury, not a completely unlikely scenario given that it will reportedly need two months to heal. Rodgers Fantasy owners should naturally be glued the announcement of official inactives to ensure there hasn't been any setback during pregame warmups.

The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) is officially listed as questionable to face Kansas City on Sunday. However, Saturday afternoon brought confirmation that the veteran quarterback will take the field against

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Juan Carlos Blanco
Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for close to 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, and the NFL for Rotowire.com, including serving as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' beat writer. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports.
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