Dynasty Watch: Players Returning From IR
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Dynasty rankings are in constant flux and staying informed is the key to making roster decisions for your fantasy football team. The Dynasty Watch series highlights some key takeaways from each week’s games.
The foulest stench is in the air The funk of forty thousand years And grisly ghouls from every tomb Are closing in to seal your doomIt’s zombie season. Fields across America will soon be filled with bodies coming back from the dead, driven by an insatiable hunger. I’m talking of course about footba….eh, you already read the title, you get the joke. You’re here for the football content, not Halloween gags. Injured Reserve used to be a death sentence for a player’s season. Starting in 2012 though, the NFL allowed teams to bring one player back from IR after eight weeks, and then bumped it up two two players in 2017. Players put on IR before the season started are eligible to return next week. In leagues with limited IR slots, or none at all, many of these players have been dropped to waivers. Can any of these zombies be fantasy relevant down the stretch?