David Cobb suffers calf injury, fantasy value remains dormant

 <img alt="" src="https://www.scorelive.co/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/usa-today-8748375.0.jpg" />      <p>The Titans' rookie running back will sit out the team's dress-rehearsal preseason game versus the Kansas City Chiefs. We break down the fantasy implications. </p> <p><a class="sbn-auto-link" href="http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/tennessee-titans">Tennessee Titans</a> running back <a class="sbn-auto-link" href="http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/players/254653/david-cobb">David Cobb</a> suffered a&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/status/637270391589892096" target="_blank">calf injury,</a> according to beat reporter Jim Wyatt. As a result, the rookie did not make the trip to Kansas City for the team's third preseason game.</p> <p>Details on the injury's severity aren't yet clear, but it comes as a blow to Cobb's chances of wresting the starting running-back job away from <a class="sbn-auto-link" href="http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/players/245721/bishop-sankey">Bishop Sankey</a>, who will now be in line for a bigger workload for the team's dress rehearsal. Though Sankey was generally unimpressive as a rookie, he's coming off of an encouraging preseason outing where he gashed the <a class="sbn-auto-link" href="http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/st-louis-rams">Rams</a> for 45 yards on six carries.</p> <p><b>Fantasy Spin:</b> This doesn't take Cobb out of the running for starting duties entirely, however, owners who were banking on him becoming the Titans No. 1 will likely have to wait longer than anticipated if that were to become a reality. Cobb and Sankey both have an eighth-round average draft position, but Cobb's will likely fall in wake of this news.</p> <p>Though Sankey remains the favorite for every-down work, fantasy owners would be advised to err to caution due to his lackluster performance as a rookie. This is not an ideal backfield situation to invest in.</p>   

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