Commanders' Curtis Samuel (hamstring) cleared for Sunday
What it means:
Washington Commanders wide receiver Curtis Samuel (hamstring) is available for Week 18 against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Samuel sat out practice on Thursday, but he was a full participant on Wednesday and doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's contest. The 27-year-old receiver had his best game of the season versus the Cowboys in Week 9, with 9 catches on 12 targets for 100 yards. Samuel is the WR27 in numberFire's Week 18 rankings and our models project him for 8.3 FanDuel points, with 6.4 targets, 4.1 receptions, and 45.9 yards. The Cowboys are allowing the sixth-fewest FanDuel points per game to wideouts and they also have the sixth-best pass defense in the league, according to our opponent-adjusted efficiency rankings.