Whom should you start? Whom should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t be in the lineup, we’ll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our.
Official Sunday inactives should begin coming in approximately 90 minutes prior to the scheduled kickoff times, including around 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games and 2:30 p.m. ET for the late games.
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1 p.m. ET games
, RB, BAL: Knee — Questionable
Impact: Practiced all week, but even if he plays, we’re probably looking at limited usage.
, WR, CAR: Groin — Questionable
Impact: Missed practice late in the week and . is ready to challenge him for WR3 snaps.
, RB, DET: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: If there’s any issue at all, is surely going to get extra snaps.
., WR, IND: Quad — OUT
Impact: Expect to get a lot more playing time.
, WR, IND: Concussion — OUT
Impact: was targeted a lot last week, and could see extra looks again.
., WR, MIA: Toe — Questionable
Impact: He’s gotten some practice in towards the end of the week, so there’s optimism he can play.
., RB, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Impact: A healthy scratch last week, Strong could be a factor on third downs if he can play, given that is now on IR.
, QB, NO: Back — Questionable
Impact: Given all the injuries in this backfield, even though he’s looking good to start, we’d avoid Winston in Week 2.
, RB, NO: Ribs — Questionable
Impact: Being held out of practices isn’t exactly a good sign. He’s likely to try and convince coaches to let him play, but we’re wary.
, RB, NO: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: At least Ingram saw some reps this week. He should be ready to step into Kamara’s shoes.
, RB, NO: Hamstring — Questionable
Impact: . is the only Saints back not nursing an injury.
, WR, NO: Shoulder — Questionable
Impact: Rookie has already surged past him on the WR depth chart.
, WR, NYG: Knee — OUT
Impact: With the rookie hurt, could again join and in some 3-WR sets.
, WR, NYG: Hamstring — Questionable
Impact: It’s looking like he’ll be a game-time call, but with a lean towards him being a go.
, QB, NYJ: Knee — OUT
Impact: Veteran will get another chance to hold off as Wilson’s short-term replacement.
, TE, NYJ: Hamstring — Doubtful
Impact: enters the streaming mix at the TE position.
, RB, TB: Hamstring — Questionable
Impact: After being able to practice twice late in the week, we’d expect Fournette to suit up.
, WR, TB: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Godwin might be out for multiple weeks with this injury.
, WR, TB: Knee — Questionable
Impact: Missed two practices this week, but seems to be on course to play. He’ll be a game-time call.
, WR, TB: Calf — Questionable
Impact: Got hurt on Wednesday, but was able to practice on Friday. We’ll see.
, WR, TB: Knee — Questionable
Impact: He appears to be healthy enough to play and with all these injuries around him, that might make him a Week 2 factor.
, WR, TB: Hamstring — Questionable
Impact: With all the bumps and bruises in the Tampa Bay WR room, anybody who can suit up has a chance to shine.
, CB, BAL: Knee — Questionable
, CB, BAL: Groin — Questionable
, CB, DET: Back — Questionable
, DT, IND: Hip — Questionable
, LB, IND: Back — OUT
, CB, IND: Hip — Questionable
, DE, MIA: Back — Questionable
, LB, NE: Thumb — Questionable
, LB, NYG: Knee — Doubtful
, CB, NYG: Appendix — OUT
, DE, NYJ: Toe — Questionable
, S, NYJ: Ankle — Questionable
, S, WAS: Thumb — Questionable
4 p.m. ET games
, WR, ARI: Back — OUT
Impact: , a Week 1 surprise, gets another chance to audition for more targets.
, WR, ARI: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: should get some extra attention from .
, RB, ATL: Ribs — OUT/IR
Impact: Rookie , inactive in Week 1, could get a chance to step up.
, WR, CIN: Concussion — Questionable
Impact: He’s currently expected to be cleared from the league’s concussion protocol prior to Sunday’s game.
, QB, DAL: Thumb — OUT
Impact: To call a downgrade at quarterback is a huge understatement.
, WR, DAL: Knee — OUT
Impact: would be a risky flex play, given the QB situation.
, WR, DEN: Knee — OUT
Impact: did very little in a sub role for Hamler in Week 1.
, WR, LAR: Knee — OUT
Impact: and continue to get small value bumps.
, RB, LV: Hamstring — Doubtful
Impact: and could become more involved on third downs.
, TE, SF: Groin — Questionable
Impact: Expect him to be a game-time call, so be sure to have another option available.
, DE, ARI: Calf — Questionable
, S, ARI: Toe — Questionable
, S, DAL: Knee — OUT
, DE, DEN: Back — Questionable
, LB, DEN: Shoulder — Questionable
, LB, DEN: Calf — Questionable
, CB, DEN: Wrist — Questionable
, LB, LAR: Knee — Questionable
, LB, LV: Ankle — OUT
, S, LV: Hip — OUT
, CB, SEA: Calf — Questionable
Sunday night game
., WR, CHI: Hamstring — Doubtful
Impact: and will compete for any targets that might have gone his way.
, WR, GB: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: It’s not a clear-cut call and he’s currently expected to play, but you may be best served by starting someone else this week.