Game-day update: Fournette is active, but not quite at 100%, per Jenna Laine.
Here’s a look at Bucs running back Leonard Fournette warming up. He’s active tonight but I’m also told he’s not 100% yet. You can see head strength and conditioning coach Anthony Piroli watching that hip closely. pic.twitter.com/RCaGKfqQXS— JennaLaineESPN (@JennaLaineESPN) December 6, 2022
Game day update: Fournette will play as expected, per Jeremy Fowler.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette enters Monday night’s matchup against the New Orleans Saints listed as questionable with a hip issue. Fournette has been a full participant in practice all week, so we can safely assume he’ll be ready for Week 13 barring external circumstances. Fournette has not played since November 13.
Fantasy Football analysis: Bucs RB Leonard Fournette
Fournette and Rachaad White will likely be sharing snaps and carries against the Saints. New Orleans has a tough pass defense and a below-average rush defense, so the Bucs might be leaning on the run on Monday.
Fournette is available in both pass and run formations, and has the third-highest receiving yards on the team, though he hasn’t been quite as explosive on the run as White in recent games.
Start or sit in Week 13?
Keep an eye on any further injury reports, but Fournette is probably a safe choice to start.