Knowshon Moreno Not Worth the Fantasy Risk in Week 6 vs. Packers Due to Injury

October 11, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After starting the season with a red-hot Week 1 performance, Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno suffered an elbow injury in Week 2 that forced him out of action for several weeks, much to the chagrin of his fantasy owners. Luckily, he's expected to be back in action against a poor Green Bay Packers run defense in Week 6.
James Walker of ESPN.com tweeted the running back's status for Sunday:
His return comes with significant risk. While adding Moreno to your starting fantasy lineup may look good on paper, there are several obstacles standing between him and another big performance.
The first, and most obvious, is the bulky brace he's wearing on his left arm. Moreno practices with the brace throughout the week, but he continues to struggle adjusting to his new piece of hardware. According to an interview with Walker, when asked what was most troubling about wearing the brace, Moreno responded, "Everything."
That isn't exactly a comforting statement ...

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