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Donovan Peoples-Jones returns to practice on Friday for Week 11

We break down the news that Peoples-Jones suffered an injury in practice, but returns to on Friday.

Donovan Peoples-Jones #11 of the Cleveland Browns catches the ball during warm-ups before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 07, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Donovan Peoples-Jones of the Cleveland Browns catches the ball during warm-ups before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 07, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Friday update: Peoples-Jones returned to practice on Friday, per Mary Kay Cabot. This should make him questionable in Week 11.

Thursday update: DPJ is not practicing on Thursday after suffering an injury on Wednesday, per Nate Ulrich.

The Cleveland Browns have been dealing with a lot of injuries across the board, and it appears they’re still coming for a team desperately needing a win after a tough Week 10 showing against the New England Patriots. Wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones appeared to suffer an injury in practice Wednesday and sat out the rest of the session.

Fantasy football implications

Given Cleveland’s focus on running the football, Peoples-Jones’ injury isn’t a major blow for a large portion of fantasy managers. However, Peoples-Jones does have the home run ability and that can mean high upside for managers. With Odell Beckham Jr. gone, Peoples-Jones was going to see an uptick in opportunities and the Lions present a favorable matchup in Week 11. The receiver still has two days to show this isn’t a serious injury, although the Browns might proceed with caution given the injury situation with the roster overall. It’ll be important to monitor this situation in the coming days.