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Posted: 1/18/2017 1:14pm ET
Huddle Up: Owners will need to monitor the situation to see if Green will be cleared to play in the AFC Championship game. Green will be a risky fantasy option for owners this week but will have some value if he is active for the game. He could be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in leagues.
Posted: 1/17/2017 8:53pm ET
Huddle Up: Green is still in the NFL's concussion protocol, so this declaration seems more likely to occur than not at this point, especially given the former Charger's history with concussions. With Green probably remaining on the sidelines, Jesse James will slide back into the starting tight end spot and offer solid value for DFS lineups this weekend.
Posted: 1/17/2017 9:37am ET
Huddle Up: Green has been sidelined since Week 15, although Tomlin said he had a chance to play in the Divisional Round before ultimately being ruled out. Although Jesse James had a fine game last week, the Steelers could really use all hands on deck in the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots after failing to score a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. Owners should consider him highly questionable at best.
Posted: 1/13/2017 1:12pm ET
Huddle Up: Green has not been cleared to play yet and likely will miss another game because of his concussions, so owners in all leagues should avoid him. Jesse James likely will start at tight end for the Steelers but should also be avoided.
Posted: 1/13/2017 11:21am ET
Huddle Up: Green hasn't played since Week 15, and considering he hasn't even practiced this week, it seems highly unlikely that he'll be able to suit up on Sunday. With Green headed towards his fourth straight absence, Jesse James should once again get the majority of snaps at tight end, and actually could end up being one of the best values at his position this weekend for DFS.
Posted: 1/12/2017 12:37pm ET
Huddle Up: It appears like Green will miss another game, so owners should avoid him in all fantasy leagues. Jesse James probably will receive a few targets during the game but is not a strong fantasy option and can be avoided.
Posted: 1/11/2017 12:58pm ET
Huddle Up: Green is still in the concussion protocol and will not be able to play if he does not receive clearance from the doctors. Owners can keep an eye on the situation, but he probably should be avoided in fantasy leagues even if he is active for the game.
Posted: 1/10/2017 10:41am ET
Huddle Up: Green may follow a similar routine this week, but he is far from a sure thing to suit up this weekend as he has not played since Week 15 and a troubling history with concussions. The Steelers' offense has been humming recently without him, but a healthy Green would further tax defenses and make Antonio Brown as well as Le'Veon Bell even harder to defend. Even if he clears protocol this week, he'll spend most of the game in Eric Berry's coverage, making him a poor option in fantasy.
Posted: 1/8/2017 7:47am ET
Huddle Up: Green was a full participant in two practice sessions during the week but will be sidelined for the second consecutive game after failing to receive clearance from an independent neurologist. TEs Xavier Grimble and Jesse James are expected to split time at the position and have a favorable matchup versus the Dolphins, making them worthy of consideration for DFS lineups.
Posted: 1/6/2017 1:07pm ET
Huddle Up: Green may have suffered a setback at some point, but owners will need to check the inactive list to see if Green will be cleared to play. Owners may want to look for other options to use since Green is a risky option and may not play.
Posted: 1/6/2017 10:02am ET
Huddle Up: It means Green has yet to receive clearance from an independent neurologist and is highly unlikely to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. The downgrade is a shame for fantasy owners as Miami has been abysmal against tight ends. If Green sits, DFS owners should strongly consider investing in a few shares of Xavier Grimble and bump up their previous projections a bit on Eli Rogers.
Posted: 1/5/2017 1:12pm ET
Huddle Up: Green adds yet another weapon to an already potent offense. He was involved when he did play in 2016, despite a limited workload. That involvement is a good sign for his 2017 prospects in what will hopefully be his first full season with the Steelers. He should be considered a borderline TE1 for 2017 drafts if he's fully healthy.
Posted: 1/4/2017 12:58pm ET
Huddle Up: Green missed the final two regular season games but appears to have a decent chance to play against the Miami Dolphins. Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation to see if he has any setbacks during the week. He will be a risky option for owners this week but could be a low-end No. 1 tight end if he is active.
Posted: 1/3/2017 10:08am ET
Huddle Up: Green has a concerning concussion history and will probably remain a high-risk fantasy property for the remainder of his career as a result, but he is a difference-maker when he actually sees the field and provides the Steelers with a much-needed third weapon to take some of the burden off Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell. If he is cleared for this weekend, he automatically becomes one of the top plays at his position in DFS and playoff leagues.
Posted: 12/30/2016 1:48pm ET
Huddle Up: Jesse James should receive most of the playing time at tight end with Green out another week. He is coming off a 49-yard performance in Week 16, but owners in most leagues should be able to find better options and can avoid James.
Posted: 12/29/2016 6:53pm ET
Huddle Up: It seems unlikely that Pittsburgh would risk using Green with nothing to play for in Week 17. Even if he plays, his value is diminished with Ben Roethlisberger sitting.
Posted: 12/28/2016 1:24pm ET
Huddle Up: Green has dealt with concussions in the past, so the Steelers likely will take their time with his recovery. There is a good chance that Green will sit again since the game does not mean anything for the Steelers, so owners should look for other options.
Posted: 12/27/2016 10:13am ET
Huddle Up: With the Steelers planning to rest so many of their key players, it would make virtually no sense to rush Green back. Jesse James and Xavier Grimble should see the majority of snaps at tight end this weekend, although neither player is an enticing fantasy option with Landry Jones expected to lead the offense.
Posted: 12/25/2016 12:20pm ET
Huddle Up: Jesse James and Xavier Grimble should both receive playing time at tight end during the game but neither player should be starting in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/24/2016 6:26am ET
Huddle Up: Green is listed as doubtful on the injury report and did not practice at all during the week. Jesse James should get the bulk of the work at tight end versus the Ravens but he is not a great fantasy option.
Posted: 12/22/2016 8:39pm ET
Huddle Up: Green's status for Week 16 appears to be in jeopardy. Jesse James would likely see an increased role if Green is sidelined.
Posted: 12/21/2016 1:05pm ET
Huddle Up: Green has dealt with concussions in the past, so the Steelers probably will take things slow with Green. Owners should check on his status later in the week but probably should use other players in their lineups.
Posted: 12/20/2016 2:42pm ET
Huddle Up: It seems Green is closer to the doubtful side for Sunday's huge tilt with the Ravens, as he may not escape concussion protocol in time to suit up. It's a tough break for the former San Diego Charger, as he's finally settled in with his new team after missing the first nine games of the campaign. In fact, he's recorded more than 65 yards in three of his last four games, while drawing a desirable 34 targets over that span. If he has to sit, Jesse James would be a fine streaming option.
Posted: 12/18/2016 3:43pm ET
Huddle Up: Green had 72 yards receiving in the game before he left. If you have Green be prepared to go elsewhere for tight end help, but for now stay tuned for more details.
Posted: 12/11/2016 1:53pm ET
Huddle Up: Green was coming off a very good game in Week 13 but was held to two catches against the Bills. He will continue to see a solid amount of targets moving forward and can be a low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper leagues.
Posted: 12/10/2016 3:32pm ET
Huddle Up: Green was one of the more pleasant surprises of Week 13, finishing with six catches on 11 targets for 110 yards and a touchdown. There's plenty of reason to believe he's capable of posting similar numbers going forward, as he is a great downfield threat for a tight end and has Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown to keep defenders occupied. With 30 to 40 snaps weekly, Green should be considered a TE1.
Posted: 12/8/2016 5:16pm ET
Huddle Up: It may have just been a day of rest for Green, and there has been no indication that his status for Week 14 is in jeopardy. Coming off a 110-yard performance, he is a TE1 against the Bills.
Posted: 12/4/2016 11:01pm ET
Huddle Up: Green was targeted 11 times, and it was a combination of Green getting better in the offense, healthier and the Giants not paying much mind to opposing tight ends. He is worth adding in all fantasy leagues in Week 14, especially if you continue to search for a replacement for someone like Rob Gronkowski.
Posted: 11/29/2016 9:49am ET
Huddle Up: Green has yet to play more than 14 snaps in any of the three games since his return, but it sounds as if that is about to change. He is rare downfield threat for a player at his position for a team that is beat up at receiver, and he flashed his big-play ability Thanksgiving night by gashing the Indianapolis Colts for 67 yards on two catches. While his biggest impact will probably be felt in 2017, he has at least entered the TE2 conversation.
Posted: 11/26/2016 10:57am ET
Huddle Up: It's important to remember Green didn't log his first practice - offseason or regular season - with the team until Oct. 25, so the fact he is contributing at all a month later is rather amazing. He still shouldn't be expected to be a difference-maker during the fantasy playoffs, but he is definitely making a case for himself to head into 2017 on the right note.
Posted: 11/18/2016 6:32pm ET
Huddle Up: Green finished with three catches for 34 yards in his debut, and the possibility of a bigger workload against the Browns in Week 12 makes him a low-end TE1 candidate.
Posted: 11/18/2016 1:52pm ET
Huddle Up: Green was limited in his first game of the season and should see more snaps against the Cleveland Browns. He should see more targets in the game and could be a low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper leagues.
Posted: 11/17/2016 5:19pm ET
Huddle Up: Green had a decent debut last weekend, and his role in the offense should continue to grow. He should sneak into TE1 territory against the Browns in Week 11.
Posted: 11/16/2016 1:29pm ET
Huddle Up: Green received limited snaps in Week 10 since it was his first game of the season but should receive more work this week. He may receive more targets in the passing game because of the injuries the team had at wide receiver. He will have a favorable matchup in Week 11 and can be a low-end No. 1 tight end in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 11/13/2016 8:49pm ET
Huddle Up: Green appears to be behind Jesse James on the depth chart and he is fighting for scraps with Xavier Grimble. As such, Green has very little fantasy appeal except in the deepest of formats.
Posted: 11/12/2016 10:09am ET
Huddle Up: Whether or not he makes his debut is another story, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. Green is a top-five talent at tight end and has reportedly impressed in practice, so he makes for a worthy roster stash at a weak position. With that said, he is likely to be on a snap count this week and durability has long been a problem for the fifth-year tight end. If he is right physically and shows a good grasp of the playbook in the coming weeks, he could be a difference-maker during the fantasy football playoffs.
Posted: 11/12/2016 8:22am ET
Huddle Up: Green has missed the entire 2016 campaign while recovering from offseason ankle surgery, so he makes a risky play in all formats this weekend. However, he is expected to have an important role in the passing game, so owners in deeper seasonal leagues and daily fantasy games might find it worthwhile to take a gamble on him.
Posted: 11/10/2016 10:52am ET
Huddle Up: Green has miss the first eight games because of offseason ankle surgery but may be able to play in the next week or two. He probably will have a decent role in the passing game when he does return to the lineup but would be a risky option for fantasy owners. He could be an option for desperate owners in daily fantasy leagues if he plays in Week 10.
Posted: 11/3/2016 9:33am ET
Huddle Up: Green probably needs a few weeks of practice before he is ready to play, so owners can keep an eye on the situation. He may have a decent role in the passing game when he joins the lineup and could be a low-end No. 1 tight end against certain opponents.
Posted: 11/1/2016 10:09am ET
Huddle Up: Green's only work with the Steelers have come over the last week, as he did not log a single practice during the spring or summer after signing with the team as a free agent back in March. Owners shouldn't expect many snaps or much fantasy impact for at least a month, although there is no question he possesses the athleticism to contribute much sooner. As a result, Jesse James should remain relevant in fantasy for a few more weeks.
Posted: 10/29/2016 6:17pm ET
Huddle Up: Attempt to stash Green if you need help at the tight end position. He has TE1 upside.
Posted: 10/25/2016 6:44am ET
Huddle Up: The team will have three weeks to activate him from the Physically Unable to Perform list, so it'll take some time before we see him on the field. He's an excellent stash option if you have the roster space.
Posted: 10/20/2016 6:57am ET
Huddle Up: Green will likely need a couple of weeks of practice before he'll be able to play in a game. He's a solid chip at full health, but it's 50-50 whether he's worth stashing at this critical point in the fantasy season with bye weeks testing roster depth.
Posted: 10/18/2016 10:45am ET
Huddle Up: Nearly seven weeks into the season, we really still do not have a good grasp on whether or not Green is still recovering from offseason ankle surgery or dealing with lingering effects from multiple concussions, which was once thought to be the main concern. With only one more game before the bye, the Steelers will likely sit him out Week 7 and attempt to have him ready for the second half of the season, beginning in Week 9 versus the Baltimore Ravens. Jesse James will continue to start in his absence.
Posted: 8/30/2016 1:13pm ET
Huddle Up: Jesse James is officially on the fantasy radar. He had a good showing with the first-team offense in their last preseason game, and he's a bargain right now in fantasy drafts as he can achieve TE1 status in any of the first six weeks of the season.
Posted: 8/25/2016 3:17pm ET
Huddle Up: If Green is sidelined for Week 1, then Jesse James would make for a nice, cheap tight end play in daily formats. Ben Roethlisberger frequented Heath Miller's catching radius and has always been fond of dumping the ball off to his tight ends. James is also a handcuff consideration for those who draft Green as their TE1.
Posted: 8/20/2016 1:57pm ET
Huddle Up: Green is still on the PUP list because of an ankle injury, but maybe his recurring headaches aren't as severe as originally believed. Either way, his status will need to be monitored leading up to the regular season, especially since he'll need to be taken off the PUP list before the season starts if he wants to play. If he is not ready, then Jesse James becomes a nice sleeper option as he should become the starting tight end in Pittsburgh.
Posted: 8/18/2016 1:55pm ET
Huddle Up: James is becoming a pretty sneaky option at the tight end position. He can be had for nothing and could start at least half of the regular season depending on Green's status. As of now, James can probably even be claimed off waivers in most leagues while he's still under the radar.
Posted: 8/11/2016 5:54pm ET
Huddle Up: As stated earlier, a serious and concerning issue for Green and the Steelers, and we'll have to hope that the issues will go away on their own.
Posted: 8/11/2016 2:36pm ET
Huddle Up: Yikes. Scary news to be certain when concussion histories and recurring headaches are part of the discussion, and we might need to pump the brakes on the TE1 hype until we see Green get on the field and participate in some games.
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