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Gerald Everett day-to-day with knee injury

Rams tight end Gerald Everett is dealing with a knee injury heading into a great Week 13 matchup. We break down the fantasy football implications.

Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett is tackled after a catch by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Steven Nelson during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Rams travel to face the Arizona Cardinals in Week 13 in a critical matchup to keep their faint playoff hopes alive. They are dealing with an assortment of injuries, including tight end Gerald Everett. Head coach Sean McVay told the media on Tuesday that Everett is going to be day-to-day heading into practice, according to beat writer Gary Klein.

Everett played in 17 of the team’s 54 snaps on Monday against the Ravens. He finished the game with two catches for 23 yards. Following a week in which he had one reception for 20 yards, Everett is officially in a bit of an injury-related slump.

Fantasy football analysis: Rams TE Gerald Everett

This weekend, the Rams face a Cardinals team that has been woeful against tight ends. They’ve given up the most fantasy points to the position by a long shot. This is one of the last best opportunities to roll out Everett if he’s active. He’s shown his downside when playing hurt, but the Cardinals are the one exception worth considering a start for him.