Simply when it regarded like a real chief was rising within the Ravens’ backfield, chaos struck and now each JK Dobbins and Mark Ingram are out for Thursday night time’s Ravens-Steelers recreation. Fantasy soccer house owners will need to know the newest updates about their situations and the way it will impression waiver wire choices and our Week 12 fantasy RB rankings.
Are JK Dobbins, Mark Ingram enjoying this week?
In keeping with NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, each Dobbins and Ingram have examined constructive for COVID-19. Consequently, the 2 are being placed on the COVID list and will not play within the Thursday Evening Soccer conflict on Thanksgiving Day.
This can depart the Ravens a bit shorthanded on the RB spot. There are solely two different backs listed on the Ravens’ roster: Gus Edwards and Justice Hill. The group does have fullback Patrick Ricard on the roster, as nicely, however he is not anticipated to hold the ball a lot. Additionally, the group does not have any RBs accessible on the follow squad.
Consequently, it appears probably that Edwards will carry most of the workload for the Ravens. Edwards had beforehand been a component of a three-headed committee involving Dobbins and Ingram, however he had a number of sturdy video games in the course of the season, together with a 16-carry, 87-yard, one-TD efficiency towards the Steelers in Week 8. He may have an opportunity to double up his common of 8.Eight touches per recreation, so he needs to be added off the waiver wire instantly (he is owned in simply 28 % of Yahoo leagues).
As for Hill, he is barely performed on offense this 12 months, however he did have 66 touches for 295 yards and two TDs as a rookie in ’19. Hill may function extra of a receiving complement to Edwards, who has caught simply 12 passes throughout his three-year profession. As such, Hill may very well be a possible PPR flex or a sneaky DFS play particularly in DraftKings because of their PPR format.
Dobbins and Ingram ought to have an opportunity to return for the Ravens’ Week 13 recreation, so that is only a minor velocity bump for them. In case you need assistance on the RB place with these two out, Edwards and Hill are strong pickups, however for those who want different choices, try our top Week 12 waiver wire pickups and our Week 12 RB rankings for sleepers and streamers to make use of.