Gameday Injuries: Week 9
Gameday Injuries: Week 9

This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 9 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.

We enter Week 9 with some major names on the injury report, with the biggest, Patrick Mahomes, looking increasingly doubtful to play. There are fantasy stalwarts among the walking wounded at other spots as well, so with plenty of pertinent information for your Fantasy lineups to analyze, let's jump right into the latest as of early Sunday morning:

QUARTERBACKS 

The Chiefs are listing Patrick Mahomes (knee) as questionable for Sunday's Week 9 interconference showdown with the Vikings, but as per early Sunday morning reports, the superstar quarterback is expected to miss the contest and return in Week 10 against the Titans. Mahomes' expected absence will leave Matt Moore to make a second straight start after throwing for 267 yards and two touchdowns in a Sunday night Week 8 loss to the Packers. Moore did a good job spreading the ball around against Green Bay, but the disparity in arm strength between him and Mahomes does dampen the fantasy prospects of all of Kansas City's skill-position players to an extent.

The Chiefs' Chad Henne (ankle) was activated off injured reserve Saturday and is expected to serve as Matt Moore's backup in Sunday's Week 9 tilt against the Vikings. Henne is in his first season in Kansas City after spending the previous five in Jacksonville,

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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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