This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 8 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.
We had a superstar-laden injury report in Week 2, and the Week 3 medical outlook has about as many prominent Fantasy names on it. The running back position is especially decimated, with several big-name assets already ruled out and at least one other leaning toward that fate. On the bright side, the long-awaited return of a quarterback also makes headlines this week. Without further delay, let's drill down on who's looking like a go or trending toward an absence as of early Sunday morning:
The Eagles' Carson Wentz (knee-ACL) is confirmed as the starter for Sunday's Week 3 contest against the Colts, which will mark his first appearance since suffering his injury in Week 14 of last season against the Rams. Wentz's return naturally sends Nick Foles back to the bench, but it should be noted the former will be playing with less than a full array of weapons – Jay Ajayi (back), Darren Sproles (hamstring) and Mike Wallace (ankle) will all be out, while Alshon Jeffery (shoulder) appears to be on the doubtful side of questionable.
The Packers' Aaron Rodgers (knee) is sporting the same questionable tag as last week heading into a Week 3 battle versus the Redskins, and that might be the norm for the remainder of the season if he