Who should you start? Who should you sit for? To help you set up your fantasy football lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t be in the lineup, we’ll be posting relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams post their official inactive roster. All rankings cited in this column are from our ESPN Fantasy Staff Rankings.
Sunday official inactive ones are expected to start arriving approximately 90 minutes prior to their scheduled starting times, including around 11:30 ET for early matches and 14:30 ET for late matches.
Update often for the latest information.
1pm ET games
Kyle Pitts, TE, ATL: hamstring – Questionable
Impact: It will be an in-game decision, but it seems likely that it will play.
Justice Hill, RB, BAL: hamstring – doubtful
Impact: Kenyan Drake is expected to once again support JK Dobbins.
Rashod Bateman, WR, BAL: Feet — OUT
Impact: Devin Duvernay once again dominates the roost in the Ravens’ WR hierarchy.
Tee Higgins, WR, CIN: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: It looks like it will be a game time call. Have other plans in place.
Hayden Hurst, TE, CIN: Groin – Questionable
Impact: Hurst has been playing with being questionable since week 4. He should be able to adapt.
Christian Watson, WR, GB: hamstring – OUT
Impact: Amari Rodgers could take control of his goals.
Jonathan Taylor, RB, IND: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Deon Jackson is expected to handle most of the RB1 tasks.
Nyheim Hines, RB, IND: Bribery – OUT
Impact: Phillip Lindsay was promoted from the training team to take his place.
Zay Jones, WR, JAX: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: He should currently play, although Christian Kirk may be the best fantasy option.
Marvin Jones Jr., WR, JAX: hamstring – OUT
Impact: Tim Jones will have an extra look in the Jaguars attack.
Your Tagovailoa, QB, MIA: Bribery – OUT
Impact: All signs indicate that Tagovailoa will be back in action next week.
Teddy Bridgewater, QB, MIA: Bribery – Questionable
Impact: He canceled the league concussion protocol, but Skylar Thompson will start anyway.
Raheem Mostert, RB, MIA: Knee — Questionable
Impact: It should start as usual this weekend.
Alexander Mattison, RB, MIN: Shoulder — Questionable
Impact: If he can’t go, Kene Nwangwu would be a relief for Dalvin Cook.
Mac Jones, QB, NE: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: He has been training a bit this week, but Bailey Zappe is more likely to start.
Damien Harris, RB, NE: hamstring – Questionable
Impact: Expect this weekend to be the start of the Rhamondre Stevenson show.
Nelson Agholor, WR, NE: hamstring – OUT
Impact: Kendrick Bourne might be worth a look if you have any WR byes.
Jakobi Meyers, WR, NE: Knee — Questionable
Impact: Should play and would be the most valuable Patriots WR.
Jannu Smith, TE, NE: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: Hunter Henry’s fantasy value decreases if Smith is able to play.
James Winston, QB, NO: Back — Questionable
Impact: Andy Dalton will start, with Taysom Hill gadgets at hand.
Jarvis Landry, WR, NO: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Marquez Callaway is in line to begin.
Michael Thomas, WR, NO: Feet — OUT
Impact: Tre’Quan Smith is in line to begin.
Chris Olave, WR, NO: Bribery – Questionable
Impact: Olave is expected to be inactive for this week’s game.
Kenny Golladay, WR, NYG: Knee — OUT
Impact: Once again, Richie James and David Sills V will replace.
Kadarius Toney, WR, NYG: hamstring – OUT
Impact: Darius Slayton was a popular target for Daniel Jones last week.
Wan’Dale Robinson, WR, NYG: Knee — Questionable
Impact: With all the injuries in the WR room, this would be a golden opportunity.
Pat Freiermuth, TE, PIT: Bribery – OUT
Impact: Zach Gentry has a chance to make noise.
Julio Jones, WR, TB: Knee — doubtful
Impact: Russell Gage and Chris Godwin are not on the injury report and should both play.
Shaquille Leonard, LB, IND: Bribery – OUT
Julian Blackmon, S, IND: Ankle — Questionable
Folorunso Fatukasi, DT, JAX: Quad – Questionable
DaVon Hamilton, DT, JAX: Feet — Questionable
Foyesade Oluokun, LB, JAX: Veal — Questionable
Kader Kohou, CB, MIA: oblique – doubtful
Christian Barmore, DT, NE: Knee — Questionable
Josh Uche, LB, NE: hamstring – OUT
Jonathan Jones, CB, NE: Ankle — Questionable
Marshon Lattimore, CB, NO: Abdomen – OUT
Marcus Maye, S, NO: Ribs — Questionable
Paulson Adebo, CB, NO: Knee — Questionable
Leonard Williams, DE, NYG: Knee — Questionable
Azeez Ojulari, LB, NYG: Veal — doubtful
Tony Jefferson, S, NYG: Feet — OUT
Cor’Dale Flott, CB, NYG: Veal — OUT
Ahkello Witherspoon, CB, PIT: hamstring – OUT
Cameron Sutton, CB, PIT: hamstring – OUT
Minkah Fitzpatrick, S, PIT: Knee — OUT
Arik Armstead, DT, SF: Feet — OUT
Nick Bosa, DE, SF: Groin – Questionable
Javon Kinlaw, DT, SF: Knee — OUT
Jimmie Ward, S, SF: But no — OUT
Akiem Hicks, DE, TB: Feet — OUT
Logan Ryan, S, TB: Feet — OUT
Mike Edwards, S, TB: Elbow — Questionable
4pm ET games
Darrel Williams, RB, ARI: Knee — OUT
Impact: Keaontay Ingram becomes a fantasy wildcard as RB Option # 2 of the Cardinals.
James Conner, RB, ARI: Ribs — OUT
Impact: Eno Benjamin will likely become Arizona’s main defender.
Matt Prater, K, ARI: Hip – OUT
Impact: Matt Ammendola kicks in his place.
Jake Kumerow, WR, BUF: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Meanwhile, Isaiah McKenzie canceled the league’s concussion protocol.
Baker Mayfield, QB, AUTO: Ankle — doubtful
Impact: PJ Walker will initiate this for the Panthers.
Robbie Anderson, WR, AUTO: Disease — Questionable
Impact: This will likely depend on how you feel in the morning.
Cam Akers, RB, LAR: Staff – OUT
Impact: Ronnie Rivers and Malcolm Brown will support Darrell Henderson Jr.
Cooper Kupp, WR, LAR: Feet — Questionable
Impact: While his mere appearance in the injury report may give you tremors, at the moment it looks like he will play.
Tyler Higbee, TE, LAR: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: All signs indicate he can play today.
Rashaad Penny, RB, SEA: Ankle — OUT / IR
Impact: Kenneth Walker III takes over RB1 duties for Seattle with Penny now done for 2022.
Dee Eskridge, WR, SEA: Disease — Questionable
Impact: Dareke Young would be the only one to step in if needed.
Marchesa Goodwin, WR, SEA: Knee — Questionable
Impact: If he plays, he would be the WR3 behind DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett.
Rashard Lawrence, DT, ARI: But no — Questionable
Byron Murphy Jr., CB, ARI: Groin – Questionable
Frankie Luvu, LB, AUTO: Shoulder — Questionable
Donte Jackson, CB, AUTO: Ankle — Questionable
Jaycee Horn, CB, AUTO: Ribs — OUT
Rashad Fenton, CB, KC: hamstring – OUT
Aaron Donald, DT, LAR: Feet — Questionable
Cobie Durant, CB, LAR: hamstring – Questionable
Al Woods, DT, MARE: Knee — doubtful
Shelby Harris, DE, MARE: Hip – Questionable
Sunday night game
Dak Prescott, QB, DAL: Thumb — Questionable
Impact: Cooper Rush could easily start this again, so be careful.
CeeDee Lamb, WR, DAL: Hip – Questionable
Impact: The late addition to the injury report is worrying, but it may only be precautionary.