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Kyren Williams good to go for Week 12 vs. Cardinals

Rams RB Kyren Williams is coming off IR going into Week 12 vs. the Cardinals. We break down the news for fantasy football and betting.

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The Los Angeles Rams will hit the road this Sunday for their Week 12 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals and running back Kyren Williams is expect tor return for this game. Williams has spent the last month on injured reserve with a high ankle sprain.

Kyren Williams injury updates

Friday update: Williams was a full practice participant every day this week, and he is good to go for Sunday’s game.

Thursday update: Williams was a full practice participant again on Thursday. With another full participation on Friday, he will probably avoid an injury designation and officially be good to go for Sunday’s game.

Wednesday PM update: Williams was a full practice participant on Wednesday. This is a great sign for him to play on Sunday.

Wednesday AM update: Williams has been designated to return to practice on Wednesday and he is expected to play on Sunday, per Adam Schefter.

Monday PM update: Rams head coach Sean McVay said on Monday that Williams has been activated off IR and will play in Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. He was eligible to come off IR this week and the Rams will get back one of their top offensive weapons.

Fantasy football analysis

Williams’ return is huge for both the Rams and fantasy managers alike as he was truly breaking out before injuring his ankle in their Week 6 matchup against the Cardinals on October 15. He racked up 456 rushing yards and six touchdowns prior to the injury, averaging 16.4 points per game in standard leagues. Even after missing a month, he still ranks as the No. 20 fantasy RB.