Miami Dolphins
Position
WR
 
Jersey
15
Name  Brandon Marshall
Born  3/23/1984
Height  6-4
Weight  230
College  UCF
9/28/2014 11:56:00 AM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall is active for Sunday's game against the Packers.
Insight: Marshall is still a bit risky as he did not practice all week. If you have a better option, it's ok to go with another receiver over Marshall, but if the Bears wide out is your only choice, there are certainly worse options.
 
9/26/2014 2:59:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall missed practice again on Friday and is listed as questionable.
Insight: Marshall will likely be a true game-time decision on Sunday. He's played before without practicing, so fantasy owners will just have to wait ... and have a backup plan in place,
 
9/25/2014 2:47:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall is still not practicing on Thursday due to his ankle injury according to ESPN Chicago.
Insight: Marshall will likely be questionable and a true game-time decision on Sunday. The good news is the Bears play at 1 pm EST this Sunday rather than in prime time on Sunday or Monday. We would check back to see if Marshall practices on Friday, but we would not be surprised if Chicago decides to protect Marshall from further aggravating the injury and not let him play.
 
9/19/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall left Monday night's game in the middle of the second quarter with an injury. UPDATE: Marshall is listed as questionable to return.
Insight: Marshall stayed down on the field after blocking on an end-around run with about seven minutes left in the first half. It looked like the training staff was checking his ankle. He left the field under his own power but went into the locker room for further tests.
 
9/19/2014 2:40:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall (hamstring) has missed the last few practices, but is still expected to play Monday against the Jets.
Insight: We saw last week, Marshall doesn't have to practice to post big numbers, so it should be no surprise that the Bears are limiting him during the week,
 
Hot9/15/2014 2:48:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall (hamstring) did not look very fast, but he adapted his game and made a great night of it with three touchdown receptions.
Insight: With his hamstring injury, he couldn't out-run the defensive backs, but he used his big body and strong hands to out-manuever them. Marshall finished the night with five receptions for just 48 yards, but three touvhdowns which may have turned around the Bears season.
 
9/14/2014 7:22:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall did not practice all week, but he's active for the game.
Insight: The wideout has played while not practicing and he certainly knows the plays well enough to step right into the game, so we are happy to start him. Alshon Jeffery is also active, so Santonio Holmes should not be started.
 
9/12/2014 2:26:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall did not practice again Friday.
Insight: The wideout has played while not practicing and he certainly knows the plays well enough to step right into the game, but its a concern. Alshon Jeffery has also missed practice. In fact, only Santonio Holmes appears to be completely healthy for the Bears receiving corps.
 
9/11/2014 3:40:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall did not practice again Thursday.
Insight: Marshall said he "hopes" to test out his sore ankle on Friday. The wideout has played through minor injuries his entire career, but this sounds different. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on his status to see if he suits up against the 49ers.
 
9/10/2014 3:19:00 PM
Description: Bears wideout Brandon Marshall did not practice Wednesday.
Insight: Marshall fought through a sore ankle last week, but is expected to be ready to go for Week 2. If running mate Alshon Jeffery isn't healthy, Marshall could be in for a big second week after catching eight balls for 71 yards and a score in the opener.
 
5/19/2014 4:18:00 PM
Description: It looks like Jay Cutler's top receiving target Brandon Marshall is staying put.
Insight: Marshall just agreed to a three-year, $30 million extension. He's caught at least 100 balls in each of his last four seasons with Cutler at quarterback, including 100 receptions for 1,295 yards and 12 TDs last season.
 
11/10/2013 6:21:00 PM
Description: Chicago wideout Brandon Marshall went off for 139 yards and two touchdowns Sunday in a 21-19 loss to the Lions.
Insight: The return of Jay Cutler to the starting lineup certainly seemed to help. With seven games remaining on the schedule, Marshall should easily eclipse his career-high in touchdowns (11) as long as he stays healthy.
 
10/4/2013 3:00:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall (foot) returned to practice Friday after missing two practices earlier in the week.
Insight: Marshall was always expected to play Sunday and is a must start whenever in uniform.
 
10/3/2013 4:53:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall (foot) missed practice for the second straight day Thursday.
Insight: Marshall is still expected to play Sunday, but if he doesn't return to a limited session Friday it might be time to worry.
 
9/20/2013 7:31:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall (back) practiced in full Friday, according to Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Marshall left Thursday's practice with back tightness, but the fact that he was able to return to a full practice already on Friday is a sign that he'll start Sunday night against the Steelers.
 
9/19/2013 3:40:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall left Thursday's practice with tightness in his back, but it doesn't sound serious, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Marshall might put in a limited practice Friday but he's not in danger of missing Sunday's game at this point.
 
9/8/2013 5:03:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall had eight receptions, 104 yards and a touchdown on 10 targets against the Bengals Sunday in the season opener.
Insight: This is a stat line fantasy owners should get used to. Jay Cutler spread the ball around more, targeting Martellus Bennett and Matt Forte six times apiece and Alshon Jeffery eight times, but Marshall is still his top guy and a bona fide WR1.
 
9/2/2013 5:23:00 PM
Description: Bears GM Phil Emery said that in WR Brandon Marshall (hip), he sees "a guy that is better than he was last year," according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Marshall has been dealing with some minor issues related to his hip surgery but he'll be a full go for Week 1. While we think he'll be one of the top receivers in football, it is going to be difficult to top his lofty receiving totals of 118 receptions, 1,508 yards and 11 touchdowns last season.
 
8/29/2013 2:49:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall (hip) confirmed on his Twitter account that he'll play Week 1.
Insight: Marshall has been practicing nearly every day and playing in preseason games, but he admitted to not being comfortable coming off his third hip surgery. Even if he's behind where he wants to be, he should be ready to post WR1 numbers come Week 1.
 
8/27/2013 8:10:00 PM
Description: Bears receiver Brandon Marshall said he still isn't feeling comfortable with his hip, seven months after his surgery, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. "It's one of those things where I'm just trying to get healthy for Week 1," Marshall said Tuesday. "So you've got to have a game plan coming off surgery, a third hip surgery. So yeah, I’m not where I want to be right now. It’s a little frustrating. But we'll see."
Insight: Marshall has been practicing nearly every day and playing in preseason games, but he said his conditioning has been an issue. The regular season starts in less than two weeks so this news is worrisome. Still, we expect Marshall to be ready to post WR1 numbers even if he's slightly behind where he wants to be.