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How to handle Austin Hooper, David Njoku injuries in Week 15 fantasy football

Austin Hooper and David Njoku are on the Browns final injury report for Week 15. We break down what it means for fantasy football roster decisions.

Austin Hooper #81 of the Cleveland Browns in action during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on October 18, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images

Game status: Both tight ends are ACTIVE in Week 15.

Cleveland Browns tight end Austin Hooper is listed as questionable to play ahead of this week’s game against the New York Giants; he’s dealing with a neck injury. He’s not the only tight end on the roster with that designation either. David Njoku is dealing with a knee injury. However, Cleveland’s head coach, Kevin Stefanski, did say that he expects both Hooper and Njoku to be active for Sunday’s game.

Fantasy impact: Austin Hooper (neck), David Njoku (knee)

While that may be good news for the Browns, they don’t offer much help for fantasy football lineups this week. Njoku had just 45 yards on three catches last week, with Hooper out of action. That was his best game since Week 1. Hooper, who sits ahead of Njoku on the depth chart, hasn’t had more than 40 yards since Week 6. Neither player is much of a scoring threat either, with just four touchdowns between the two. When they’re both on the field, Njoku has no fantasy value, and Hooper’s is minimal at best.