How long is Ja'Marr Chase out for? Latest injury update on Bengals WR

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Cincinnati Benglas WR Ja'Marr Chase

The Cincinnati Bengals will head into a crucial phase of the NFL season without one of their best offensive outlets - Ja'Marr Chase. The receiver is currently suffering from a hip injury and is expected to be ruled out for multiple weeks.

Chase has been battling a hip injury since Week 6 but appeared to re-aggravate the issue against the Atlanta Falcons last weekend. The Bengals are now likely to place him on their injured reserve list.


What happened to Ja'Marr Chase?

Cincinnati Bengals WR Ja'Marr Chase
Cincinnati Bengals WR Ja'Marr Chase

According to reports, Ja'Marr Chase has been struggling with soreness in his hip for the past week. The 22-year-old hasn't been able to train with the team as well. Although it is believed that Chase will not require surgery on his hip, the injury is set to keep him sidelined for four to six weeks. He is expected to be ruled out for the Bengals' Week 8 game against the Cleveland Browns on Monday.

If Chase is out for four weeks, the earliest that he can return to action would be the when the Bengals host the Kansas City Chiefs on December 5. Nonetheless, Cincinnati will be hoping that their star receiver returns to action sooner rather than later.

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Ja'Marr Chase stats and fantasy outlook

Chase has been vital to the Bengals' success this season. He has racked up 605 yards on 47 receptions with six touchdowns. The receiver has been dazzling for Cincinnati of late, scoring two touchdowns in each of their last two games.

Chase has added an impressive 94.7 fantasy points in seven games this season. It looked like he was clicking into top gear, but fantasy football managers may now have to look at alternative receivers.

Since Chase will be out of action for a month, you can't pick him for your fantasy team. Here are some other in-form receivers that you can look at for Week 8:

  • Davante Adams
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster
  • Tyreek Hill
  • Cooper Kupp
  • Chris Olave
  • Tee Higgins
  • Tyler Boyd
  • Gabe Davis
  • Robert Woods
  • Amari Cooper
  • Adam Thielen
  • Brandin Cooks
  • Hunter Renfrow
  • Curtis Samuel
  • George Pickens
  • Mack Hollins
  • Courtland Sutton

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