The Miami Dolphins will face the Buffalo Bills in Week 18. The Dolphins can secure the No. 2 seed in the AFC with a win, which would bring home-field advantage up to the AFC Championship Game unless they were the eventual higher seed. Miami has an uphill battle despite being at home, as they have a lengthy injury report. Running back Raheem Mostert is dealing with both a knee and an ankle injury.
Raheem Mostert injury updates
Friday update: Mostert has been listed as questionable heading into the weekend.
Thursday update: Mostert did not practice for the second day in a row. He is headed toward being listed as questionable for the game if he isn’t ruled out on Friday.
Wednesday update: Mostert is not practicing on Wednesday. The good news is that rookie running back De’Von Achane got in a limited participation, so he could see a large workload
Fantasy football analysis
Mostert picked up 1,012 yards on 209 carries with 18 touchdowns over 15 games this season. He added 175 yards and three more scores on 25 receptions. Mostert had a resurgent season and benefitted from some injuries to Achane. He heads into the final week of the regular season as the overall RB2 in half-PPR scoring formats behind only Christian McCaffrey.
Buffalo’s defense has allowed middle-of-the-road numbers to opposing running backs. Mostert should be started if he is active in all leagues. Partially because there is a good chance he punches a run into the endzone and also because he should see an uptick in targets with the injuries to the team’s pass-catchers.