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Inactive clock: who is in and who is out?

Who should you start with? Who should you sit To help you determine your fantasy football line-ups and to avoid starting a player who isn’t on the line-up, we post fantasy-related updates and analysis here when NFL teams post their inactivity, usually around 90 Minutes before kick-off. All rankings mentioned in this column come from us ESPN Fantasy staff.

Update frequently to get the latest information.


1:00 p.m. ET games

offense

Julio Jones, WR, ATL: Hamstring – OUT
A hit: Calvin Ridley and Russell Gage will once again lead the falcons through the air.

Marquise Brown, WR, BAL: Knee – Questionable
Impact: Expected to play, as does WR Dez Bryant.

Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, CHI: Knee – Questionable
Impact: Even if he is playing, David MontgomeryThe fantasy edition is unlikely to be affected.

Allen Robinson II, WR, CHI: Hamstring – Questionable
Impact: Limited training on Friday, but signs point to a start on Sunday.

Tyler Boyd, WR, CIN: Concussion – OUT
A hit: A.J. green could see a few more targets than usual.

Jarvis Landry, WR, CLE: Illness — OUT / IR
Impact: Landry, Rashard Higgins, Donovan Peoples-Jones, and KhaDarel Hodge are on the reserve / COVID-19 list. Marvin Hall is the last recipient on the depth map of the team starting the week. Yes, ‘Marcus Bradley and Derrick Willies were lifted from the training team.

Duke Johnson, RB, HOU: Neck – OUT
A hit: David Johnson can shine again in a dual-purpose role.

Marcus Johnson, WR, IND: Quad – OUT
Impact: Potential boon for Longshot WR options Ashton Dulin/.DeMichael Harris.

James Robinson, RB, JAX: Ankle – Questionable
A hit: Dare Ogunbowale and Devine Ozigbo will share carry behind QB Mike Glennon.

Collin Johnson, WR, JAX: Hamstring – OUT
Impact: Keelan Cole may encounter some quality goals.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, KC: Ankle – OUT
A hit: Le’Veon Bell/.Darrel Williams complete for the remainder of the regular season.

Tyreek Hill, WR, KC: Hamstring – Questionable
Impact: It will probably start. However, if the score allows it, he may get an early catch.

Daniel Jones, QB, NYG: Ankle – Questionable
Impact: Should start, but nowhere near 100%.

Golden Tate, WR, NYG: Calf – OUT
A hit: Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton will try to reverse the fate of a sluggish crime.

Chris Boswell, K, PIT: Strip – Questionable
A hit: Matthew Wright would intervene if necessary.

defense

Darqueze Dennard, CB, ATL: Quad – OUT

Ricardo Allen, S, ATL: Concussion – Questionable

Calais Campbell, DE, BAL: Calf – Questionable

Pernell McPhee, LB, BAL: Knee – Questionable

Jimmy Smith, CB, BAL: Shoulder – OUT

Marcus Peters, CB, BAL: Calf – Questionable

Akiem Hicks, DE, CHI: Ankle – Questionable

Mario Edwards, DE, CHI: Hamstring – Questionable

Bilal Nichols, DE, CHI: Knee – Questionable

Khalil Mack, LB, CHI: Shoulder – Questionable

Jaylon Johnson, CB, CHI: Shoulder – OUT

Logan Wilson, LB, CIN: Ankle – OUT

Sheldon Richardson, DT, CLE: Neck – Questionable

Phillip Gaines, CB, HOU: Knee – Questionable

Frank Clark, DE, KC: Illness — Questionable

Damien Wilson, LB, KC: Knee – OUT

Blake Martinez, LB, NYG: Ankle – Questionable

Darnay Holmes, CB, NYG: Knee – Questionable

4 p.m. ET games

offense

Christian McCaffrey, RB, CAR: Thigh – Doubtful
Impact: Not yet ruled out, but all signs point to another missed week.

Ezekiel Elliott, RB, DAL: Calf – Questionable
Impact: Limited in practice this week. Probably share time with Tony Pollard when active.

Blake Bell, TE, DAL: Illness — Questionable
A hit: Dalton Schultz has shown flashes of fantasy relevance this season.

Phillip Lindsay, RB, DEN: Hip – OUT / IR
A hit: Melvin Gordon III probably got most, if not all of the workload ….

Royce Freeman, RB, DEN: Hip – Questionable
Impact: … since Freeman is nowhere near full.

Keenan Allen, WR, LAC: Hamstring – Questionable
Impact: Allen has by far not made a guaranteed start and trained a little on Friday. It is better to assume that he will not play.

Hunter Henry, TE, LAC: Illness — OUT / IR
Impact: Henry is on the reserve / COVID-19 list. Stephen Anderson isn’t exactly yelling “pick me” as a substitute.

Cam Akers, RB, LAR: Ankle – OUT
Impact: The tandem of Darrell and Henderson Malcolm Brown I’ll try to shine in week 16.

Alex Smith, QB, WHAT: Calf – Questionable
Impact: It is a coin toss whether he can play.

Antonio Gibson, RB, WHAT: Toes – Questionable
A hit: J. D. McKissicThe value goes back to the boom, even if Gibson played.

Terry McLaurin, WR, WHAT: Ankle – Doubtful
Impact: For what it’s worth Antonio Gandy-Golden was activated from the IR.

defense

Brian Burns, DE, AUTO: Knee – Questionable

Bravvion Roy, DT, CAR: Knee – Questionable

Troy Pride, CB, AUTO: Hip – Doubtful

Antwaun Woods, DT, DAL: Ankle – OUT

Leighton Vander Esch, LB, DAL: Ankle – OUT

Xavier Woods, S, DAL: Ribs – OUT

DeShawn Williams, DT, DEN: Knee – Questionable

Bradley Chubb, LB, DEN: Ankle – Questionable

Nate Hairston, S, DEN: Toes – Questionable

Joey Bosa, DE, LAC: Concussion – OUT

Uchenna Nwosu, LB, LAC: Knee – OUT

Fletcher Cox, DT, PHI: Neck – Questionable

Derek Barnett, DE, PHI: Calf – Questionable

Duke Riley, LB, PHI: Biceps – OUT

Kevon Seymour, CB, PHI: Knee – OUT

Kevin Pierre-Louis, LB, WHAT: Ankle – Questionable

Sunday night game

Jamaal Williams, RB, GB: Quad – Doubtful
A hit: Aaron Jones (Toe) is a little bit loopy too but should be active and get the ball early and often.

Jace Sternberger, TE, GB: Concussion – OUT
A hit: Robert Tonyan Still the TE to roll with when looking at Green Bay.

Official Sunday inactivities should be received around 11:30 a.m. (CET) for the early games and at 2:30 p.m. (CET). ET for the late games.

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