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Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller tore his ACL in last night's 42-23 win over the Miami Dolphins. The injury ends his season, which is a huge blow for a team on a five-game winning streak. 

The news is certainly more devastating for Fuller, who just can't seem to stay healthy. In addition to this latest ACL injury, he has previously dealt with knee and hamstring injuries as well as chest and clavicle fractures since 2016. 


Fuller was the Texans' leading receiver in last night's game with five catches on six targets for 124 receiving yards and a touchdown. He was also the team's second-leading receiver on the season with 32 catches on 45 targets for 503 receiving yards and four touchdowns, only behind fantasy stud DeAndre Hopkins.


The Texans will have to get creative now at the wide receiver position as rookie Keke Coutee has dealt with injuries of his own, and was forced to miss Thursday's game with a hamstring issue. Vyncint Smith and Sammie Coates could also pop up on the fantasy radar, but let's see how practice goes this week before making a call on either of them. And don't be surprised if Dez Bryant's name starts circulating through the rumor mill.

Hopkins could surprisingly suffer a bit here too, as Fuller's deep-threat ability opens up plenty of room to operate underneath. Defenses will now be able to focus their defensive game plan even more on Hopkins as his running mates aren't nearly the player that Fuller is.


A sneaky name to look at on the waiver wire is rookie tight end Jordan Thomas. Last night was his coming out party, as he caught all four of his targets for 29 receiving yards and two touchdowns.


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