Posted: 12/30/2019 8:21 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) recently underwent surgery to repair a Lisfranc ligament - an injury that 'wasn't a full-blown tear, but it needed some fixing.' He is expected to make a full recovery and resume training this spring.
Huddle Up: Engram is obviously a TE1 in fantasy when he is available, but his durability is a huge question mark after three seasons as a pro. After playing 15 games as a rookie, he's played in only 19 of 32 possible games in the last two years, including just eight in 2019. Regardless of who the Giants hire to coach and/or call plays next season, Engram should remain a key part of the offense.
Posted: 12/18/2019 7:00 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) will have surgery Friday, Dec. 20, with renowned surgeon Robert Anderson. Engram expects to be ready for next season.
Huddle Up: Kaden Smith hasn't played very well since Eli Manning took over, and he's not worth playing this week against the Washington Redskins.
Posted: 12/17/2019 8:48 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 17.
Huddle Up: The Giants gave Engram's sprained foot five games to heal up, but it just wasn't meant to be. The 25-year-old was well on track to set career highs across the board after posting 44 catches for 467 yards and three touchdowns through eight games before going down. This injury marks the third time in as many years he hasn't made it through a full season. Engram remains a consideration among the elite options at tight end, but he comes with obvious risk moving forward as well.
Posted: 12/13/2019 7:07 pm UTC
Updating a previous report, New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) on Friday, Dec. 13, was officially ruled out of the team's Week 15 game against the Miami Dolphins.
Huddle Up: The best we can say about this situation that has wound up lingering much longer than expected is at least Engram's fantasy's owners should have replacements locked in place with Engram last playing in Week 9.
Posted: 12/13/2019 3:05 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) is expected to miss Week 15 as his foot hasn't progressed well enough.
Huddle Up: It doesn't make a lot of sense to bring Engram back for Week 16 and 17 if he's at risk of re-injury. Kaden Smith is a low-end TE1 unless Engram or Rhett Ellison (concussion) make it back.
Posted: 12/12/2019 8:09 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 12.
Huddle Up: Engram appears to have a chance to play this week, so fantasy players should check on his status over the next few days. Engram is one of the better tight ends in the NFL when he is healthy and could be a starting option if he is active.
Posted: 12/11/2019 6:09 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11.
Huddle Up: He was limited in practice last week as well, and he didn't play. Rhett Ellison (concussion) was also limited, and this situation remains in flux. If Engram goes, he's a midrange TE1. If he doesn't, Kaden Smith could be worth streaming again.
Posted: 12/07/2019 11:44 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) said he is not sure if he will be able to play again this season but will try his best to play in one of the last three games.
Huddle Up: Fantasy players will need to monitor Engram's practice participation over the next few weeks to see if he has any chance to play again this season. Kaden Smith has been targeted 14 times over the last two games and posted 70 yards last week. He could be a possible low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper leagues.
Posted: 12/07/2019 5:35 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) on Saturday, Dec. 7, was ruled out of the team's Week 14 game Monday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: It looks as if Engram has endured a setback after practicing on a limited basis earlier in the week and causing head coach Pat Shurmur to take an optimistic tone Friday on the tight end's chances of returning. Regardless, Engram will miss his fourth straight game, and with Rhett Ellison also out, Kaden Smith will once again serve as the Giants' top tight end.
Posted: 12/07/2019 4:32 pm UTC
New York Giants TE Evan Engram (foot) was spotted using an exercise bike at practice Saturday, Dec. 7, but he went inside the team's facility when they began doing stretching exercises.
Huddle Up: This does not appear to bode well for Engram's chances of playing in Week 14's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, after he had been a limited participant in the team's first two practice sessions of the week. He makes a risky fantasy option because the team won't play until Monday night, so owners should look for safer alternatives to plug into their lineups.