Atlanta Falcons: Injury Leads To Opportunity for Harry Douglas

August 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Atlanta Falcons receiver Michael Jenkins has injured his left shoulder and will reportedly be out four to six weeks. Specific details are a little sketchy right now, but it sounds like he has a dislocation at the very least.
Jenkins has been very durable during his six year career, missing a total of just four games. However, his production has been disappointing from a fantasy standpoint as he’s produced a total of just 3,002 yards and 18 touchdowns during that same six-year span.
He’s a classic case of the value difference when you consider fantasy versus reality. Anybody who watches the Falcons play knows he’s a very valuable blocker and has had a huge part in the success of Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Tony Gonzalez, and Roddy White. His loss would be significant to the Falcons, but nearly transparent in fantasy.
So, why write anything about Jenkins when he really doesn’t hold much fantasy value anyway?
This injury threatens Jenkins’ ...

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