Gameday Injuries: Conference Championship Games
Gameday Injuries: Conference Championship Games

This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 11 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.

We're down to the NFL's version of the Final Four, and both games Sunday should serve as excellent appetizers to the Super Bowl LIV main course in two weeks. Part of what will make the pair of conference championship matchups intriguing is that each team will be at near full strength, especially at the skill positions, which naturally carry the greatest import for Fantasy. Without further ado, let's see where the handful of names carrying injury designations stand as of Sunday morning:

RUNNING BACKS  

The Chiefs' LeSean McCoy (illness) is questionable for Sunday's matchup against the Titans after only managing a limited Friday practice this week. Despite his stellar track record, McCoy's potential absence at this point doesn't carry anywhere near the same weight it once would have, considering the veteran didn't play in either of the final two regular-season games and logged all of one snap in last Sunday's divisional-round win over the Texans despite being at full health. Damien Williams figures to continue seeing the overwhelming majority of the Chiefs' backfield work, with rookie Darwin Thompson on hand as a little-used complementary option.

WIDE RECEIVERS

The Titans' Adam Humphries (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's showdown versus the Chiefs after managing to turn in limited practices all week. A return by Humphries would give

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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 over 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, NFL, CFL and Arena Football for Rotowire.com, including serving as the beat writer for teams in multiple sports. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports as well.
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