The 2017 fantasy football season has been riddled with devastating injuries to superstar players and Week 6 brought more of the same. Aaron Rodgers, almost always amongst the top point producers at the quarterback position, was the latest big name to go down—likely for the rest of the campaign—after he suffered a broken collarbone on his throwing shoulder. His fantasy owners will now be lining up to make a claim on the waiver wire, hoping to find a replacement to stick in the starting lineup in time for their Week 7 matchup. If you were one of the unfortunate fantasy owners that drafted Rodgers this year—or Leonard Fournette (knee), Jameis Winston (shoulder), Emmanuel Sanders (leg), Tyreek Hill
The Miami Dolphins are coming off their most impressive victory. The New York Jets are coming off their most impressive defeat. On Sunday, these AFC East rivals will meet at Hard Rock Stadium as the Dolphins (3-2) seek to avenge a 20-6 loss to the Jets (3-3) in Week 3.
There have been plenty of surprising developments for the Jets in the first six weeks of the season and many of them have been positive, but one negative has been the lack of pass rush production from their defensive line. Even after trading Sheldon Richardson to the Seahawks, the Jets still had Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams and they added Kony Ealy to the mix after he was waived by the Patriots. The efforts of that trio along with the other five linemen who have seen time for the Jets this season haven’t resulted in any sacks. Williams has had a handful of hits on quarterbacks while Wilkerson hasn’t been credited with any to this point, so it’s not like the team is just missing out