James Robinson Injury Update Locks in Strong Fantasy Outlook for Week 10

James Robinson's fantasy outlook skyrockets with a positive injury update ahead of his Week 10 return.
James Robinson's fantasy outlook skyrockets with a positive injury update ahead of his Week 10 return. / Don Juan Moore/GettyImages

After getting off to a slow start, James Robinson re-established himself as an RB1 earlier this year. He averaged a whopping 22.1 PPR fantasy points per game across four contests from Week 3 to Week 6 before going down with an injury in his next outing.

Fantasy managers who have been waiting with a hole in their starting lineup got some great news on Thursday. Robinson has returned to practice and should have no issues suiting up against the Indianapolis Colts.

James Robinson Fantasy Football

Robinson returning means you put him in your starting lineup, simple as that. Even if we include his quiet start to the year, he averaged 17.2 PPR points per game in his six full games. That is good for 13th among all running backs on the year.

His improvements as the season's progress don't appear to just be flukes, either. They're tied pretty closely to increased volume. His two highest snap shares (85% in Week 6 and 95% in Week 4) and three highest snap totals all came within his last three healthy games. He averaged 19.4 touches per game across those three, compared to 14.3 per game in his first three.

The Colts aren't a favorable matchup, allowing the second-fewest fantasy points per game to opposing running backs, but Robinson is just too dominant a fantasy performer to consider benching unless we catch word that he'll be on a limited snap count for his return.

Robinson checks in at RB14 in The Duel's Week 10 PPR fantasy football rankings.

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