As NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is expected to play in Monday’s contest against AFC West rival Las Vegas Raiders.
Smith-Schuster is currently listed as questionable after his hamstring tightened up during Saturday’s practice. The 25-year-old has also been nursing a sore quad.
Speaking on his wideout’s availability, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said, “I think he’ll be fine.”
Signed to a one-year, $10.75 million contract, Smith-Schuster has gotten off to a bit of a slow start for his new club, recording 19 catches for 224 scoreless yards across four games. Still, he’s playing a healthy 67.4% of the snaps while ranking second on the team in targets (27), leading one to believe that a breakout performance might not be far off.
Assuming he’s active, Smith-Schuster is likely safe to deploy as a FLEX option in fantasy, with his value higher in PPR formats.
FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the Chiefs as -7 point home favorites on the spread and -350 on the moneyline.