Fantasy News

  • Commanders' Phidarian Mathis: Undergoes successful surgery

    Mathis (knee) underwent successful surgery to repair his meniscus Friday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports. Mathis is set to miss the rest of his rookie season following surgery, but he's expected to make a full recovery in time for the 2023 campaign. During his NFL debut, the second-round pick played three defensive snaps and one special-teams snap but didn't record any counting stats before suffering the injury.
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  • Commanders' Phidarian Mathis: Officially lands on IR

    Mathis (knee) was placed on the Commanders' injured reserve Monday. Mathis is already set to miss the entirety of his rookie season after suffering a torn meniscus during his NFL debut against the Jaguars on Monday. In the second-round pick's absence, veterans Daniel Wise and Efe Obada should take over larger roles at backup defensive tackle.
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  • Commanders' Phidarian Mathis: Set for MRI

    Mathis (knee) is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports. Mathis was forced out of Sunday's 28-22 win over the Jaguars due to a knee injury, putting his Week 2 availability against the Lions in jeopardy. The results of Monday's MRI will provide the Commanders with more information about the severity of the rookie second-rounder's knee issue, as well as his chances of being able to take the field next Sunday.
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  • Commanders' Phidarian Mathis: Won't come back against Jaguars

    Mathis (knee) was downgraded to out for the remainder of Sunday's game against Jacksonville. Mathis will not return after suffering a knee injury early on in Sunday's contest. The 6-foot-4 defensive tackle's next opportunity to play will come against the Lions on Sept. 18.
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  • Commanders' Phidarian Mathis: Exits with injury

    Mathis (knee) is questionable to return with a knee injury in Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports. Mathis appears to have suffered a knee injury during the first half of the Commanders' Week 1 contest against Jacksonville, though the exact nature and severity of this issue is still unclear. With the second-round rookie sidelined, veteran Daniel Wise should step in at backup defensive tackle.
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