Is Mark Ingram playing on Thanksgiving? Fantasy injury update for Bills-Saints Week 12 Thursday Night Football game


Mark Ingram (knee) is “questionable” heading into Week 12’s Thursday Night Football showdown in opposition to the Bills, and though he may not be a fantasy stud at this level in his profession, Alvin Kamara’s inactivity has put Ingram on the start-or-sit bubble. We do not know the extent of Ingram’s injury, however he figures to be a game-time determination. Fantasy begin ’em, sit ’em choices surrounding Ingram and Toney Jones Jr. cling within the steadiness whereas we wait for the newest injury updates all through the day on Thanksgiving.

We’ll proceed to update this text with information on Ingram up till the official energetic/inactive report comes out on Thursday. For all the newest fantasy updates, comply with us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

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Is Mark Ingram playing on Thursday?

UPDATE: Fox’s Jay Glazer reported Thursday morning that Ingram shouldn’t be anticipated to play Thursday night time in opposition to Buffalo.

Ingram got in a limited practice on Wednesday after lacking follow on Tuesday, and he is formally a game-time determination heading into Thursday night time. Alvin Kamara is slated to overlook a 3rd straight game, so Ingram would stay the first again for New Orleans if he performs. Tony Jones Jr. will function the No. 2 RB.

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If Ingram performs, it’ll be a troublesome day forward for the 31-year-old veteran. Jonathan Taylor put up 50 factors in opposition to them the Bills, however let’s not overreact right here. We cannot let one efficiency by an elite again dictate how we really feel a few matchup. The Bills are nonetheless thought of one of many fiercest matchups for ball-carriers, and it is not breaking any information to say Ingram shouldn’t be Taylor. Despite Taylor going for 50-plus factors and Derrick Henry going for 30-plus factors in opposition to the Bills, they’re nonetheless contained in the top-eight strongest defenses in FPPG allowed.

Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

If Ingram cannot play, Jones Jr. will clearly discover himself in the identical state of affairs. For all we all know, Jones Jr. is a greater ball-carrier at this level in Ingram’s profession, however neither needs to be considered as a must-start choice. In Jones’ case, all of us wish to play the man we simply acquired off waivers, however this isn’t the place to do it. That’s to not say you should not proceed to stash him for later within the 12 months,

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Ultimately, we all know many fantasy homeowners are pressured to play nearly any “starting” operating again, so in fact, there are conditions the place they’re going to be in lineups. We rank Ingram simply exterior the top-24 RBs, and Jones Jr. will probably be in that territory if he is the starter by way of the absence of Ingram.

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