Clay (back) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Coach Rex Ryan was pessimistic when discussing a possible Week 17 return for Clay on Monday, but this move officially ends the tight end's 2015 campaign. While Clay seemed to be developing a strong rapport with quarterback Tyrod Taylor early on, he did little down the stretch, catching just one touchdown and averaging 38.4 yards in his final 10 games.
Clay (back) is unlikely to play in the Bills' regular season finale Sunday against the Jets. With Clay likely to be held out this weekend, Chris Gragg and Nick O'Leary are in line to close out the season as the Bills' top tight ends, with neither being a high-percentage fantasy dart in Week 17.
Clay (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Cowboys. With Clay out this week, Chris Gragg and Nick O'Leary are on hand to fill in at TE for the Bills on Sunday, though neither of the two represent a high-percentage fantasy play. With wideout Robert Woods on IR, Sammy Watkins is clearly the Bills' top weapon in the team's Week 16 passing attack.
Clay (back) did not practice Thursday. We'll revisit Clay's status for Sunday's game against the Cowboys no later than Friday, but his absence from practice Thursday is somewhat concerning after the tight end was able to practice Wednesday in a limited fashion.
Clay (back) was limited at practice Wednesday. Clay missed Week 15's loss to Washington, but his participation in practice Wednesday, albeit in a limited fashion, would appear to bode well for the tight end's chances of potentially being available for Sunday's game against Dallas.
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