Packers Fantasy News

McCarthy: Ty Montgomery is 'a running back'

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:48pm

Ryan Wood - [Full Article]

Mike McCarthy said Packers RB Ty Montgomery will stick at RB. "He's a running back. He wants to change his number."

Fantasy Impact:

Montgomery started getting significant playing time in Week 6, and from that point on, he averaged 73 total yards and 0.27 TD, not including the playoffs. This resulted in 13.0 PPG in PPR formats and 9.0 PPG in standard. In two healthy playoff games (versus the Giants and the Cowboys) he gained a combined 149 yards and found the end zone twice. His fantasy stock in 2017 will depend largely on what else the Packers do at the position. Montgomery is best suited to be part of a committee since he's already shown a tendency to get dinged up. He'll be a PPR option in the middle rounds.

Packers WRs Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison ACTIVE vs. Falcons

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 1:39pm

Packers.com - [Full Article]

Packers Inactives

QB Joe Callahan
WR Max McCaffrey
CB Herb Waters
FB Joe Kerridge
RB James Starks
T Kyle Murphy
DT Christian Ringo

Fantasy Impact:

They'll all be out there but there's no telling how effective they'll be. The Packers also made Trevor Davis active, so they have one extra receiver to lean on. This indicates that they don't feel confident that their injured receivers will all be able to make it through the game. We wouldn't expect normal production from Nelson or Adams, though they are intriguing tournament plays since their ownership levels will be depressed this week.

Friday, January 20, 2017, 6:32pm

Packers RB James Starks (concussion, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 20.

Friday, January 20, 2017, 6:32pm

Packers WR Davante Adams (ankle, questionable) and Geronimo Allison (hamstring, questionable) missed practice all week and are questionable for Week 20. Jordy Nelson (ribs, questionable) missed practice Friday after taking limited reps Thursday and is questionable for Week 20. All three players are game-time decisions. Adams and Allison are expected to play, and Nelson is apparently trending up.

Friday, January 20, 2017, 6:32pm

Packers WR Jeff Janis (quadricep) took full practice reps again Friday. Janis may see more snaps with the GB receiving corps extremely banged up.

Friday, January 20, 2017, 6:32pm

Falcons WR Julio Jones (toe) returned to take limited reps Friday after missing practice earlier in the week. HC Dan Quinn said Jones “looked good” on Friday and “won’t have any limitations” on Sunday. His toe injury is a concern, but he has a great matchup against the Packers.

Friday, January 20, 2017, 6:32pm

Packers K Mason Crosby (illness) took full practice reps again Friday.

Mike McCarthy sounds 'relatively optimistic' about Packers WR Jordy Nelson

Friday, January 20, 2017, 12:26pm

Ian Rapoport - [Full Article]

Packers coach Mike McCarthy described WR Jordy Nelson (ribs) as practicing yesterday more than anticipated. Sounds relatively optimistic.

Related players: Davante Adams, Geronimo Allison, Randall Cobb, Jeff Janis, Trevor Davis

Fantasy Impact:

Randall Cobb is the only healthy receiver of the Packers' top four wideouts. Nelson, Adams and Allison will be game-time decisions for a likely shootout against the Falcons.

Sunday, January 15, 2017, 3:25pm

Packers Inactives

QB Joe Callahan
CB Quinten Rollins
RB James Starks
OT Kyle Murphy
OL JC Tretter
WR Jordy Nelson
LB Jayronne Elliott

Friday, January 13, 2017, 8:14pm

Packers RB James Starks (concussion, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 19.

Friday, January 13, 2017, 8:14pm

Packers WR Randall Cobb (ankle) took full practice reps all week. Cobb is coming off of a stellar 5-116-3 (7) effort against the Giants in the Wildcard Round. With Jordy Nelson out, he should see plenty of quality targets from Aaron Rodgers.

Friday, January 13, 2017, 8:14pm

Packers WR Jeff Janis (quadricep, questionable) took limited practice reps again Friday and is questionable for Week 19. Geronimo Allison is the better play with Jordy Nelson sidelined and Janis dinged up. He’s a tournament play only.

Friday, January 13, 2017, 8:14pm

Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ribs, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 19. With Nelson out, Geronimo Allison will likely pick up most of his snaps. He played 58% of the snaps against the Giants, and had a quiet game, but that was with Nelson playing 23% of the snaps. In the two previous games, with Randall Cobb sidelined, Allison played 73% and 81% of the snaps, posting 4-66 (on seven targets) against the Vikings and 4-91-1 (on six targets) against the Lions.

Packers WR Jordy Nelson ruled out vs. Cowboys

Friday, January 13, 2017, 11:56am

Ian Rapoport - [Full Article]

Packers coach Mike McCarthy says WR Jordy Nelson, who has multiple rib fractures, will be out for Sunday’s game vs. Cowboys.

Related players: Geronimo Allison, Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, Jeff Janis

Fantasy Impact:

Geronimo Allison will likely pick up most of his snaps. He played 58% of the snaps against the Giants, and had a quiet game, but that was with Nelson playing 23% of the snaps. In the two previous games, with Randall Cobb sidelined, Allison played 73% and 81% of the snaps, posting 4-66 (on seven targets) against the Vikings and 4-91-1 (on six targets) against the Lions.

Packers WR Jordy Nelson fractured 'at least two' ribs, status uncertain

Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:38pm

NFL.com - [Full Article]

Jordy Nelson's status Sunday's game against the Cowboys does not look good.

The wide out suffered at least two fractured ribs in their wild-card win over the Giants, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Rapoport adds it will take a tremendous effort for Nelson to play.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters earlier Monday that his star wide receiver has a shot to suit up for this Sunday's NFC divisional-round tilt with the Cowboys.

Fantasy Impact:

If Nelson can't play, Davante Adams, Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison will pick up the slack. If Nelson does play, we wouldn't expect a full complement of snaps.

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