To help you set your lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t take the field, we will post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their inactives lists, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.

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1 p.m. ET games


Duke Williams, WR, BUF: Team decision — Inactive
Impact: Andre Roberts becomes flex possibility.

Cam Newton, QB, CAR: Foot — OUT
Impact: Doesn’t seem to be getting better. Kyle Allen again starts.

Curtis Samuel, WR, CAR: Shoulder — Active
Impact: Jarius Wright/DJ Moore still should get looks.

T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND: Calf — OUT
Impact: Expected to be out three to four weeks. Zach Pascal/Chester Rogers will be tasked with stepping up.

Patrick Mahomes, QB, KC: Knee — Inactive
Impact: Practiced with second unit but will sit this one out. Matt Moore starts.

Adam Thielen, WR, MIN: Hamstring — Active
Impact: Laquon Treadwell could see some value boost if Thielen can’t play the full 60 minutes.

Josh Bellamy, WR, NYJ: Shoulder — OUT
Impact: Robby Anderson/Jamison Crowder become Sam Darnold‘s top two targets.

Demaryius Thomas, WR, NYJ: Hamstring — Active
Impact: Will play amid a crowded and confusing Jets WR depth chart.

Braxton Berrios, WR, NYJ: Hamstring — Active
Impact: There are likely better options ahead of him. Look elsewhere.

Chris Herndon, TE, NYJ: Hamstring — Active
Impact: Surprisingly, will give it a go. Ryan Griffin no longer a strong streaming selection.

DeSean Jackson, WR, PHI: Abdomen — Active
Impact: Will give it a shot on Sunday. Mack Hollins becomes a nonfactor.

James Conner, RB, PIT: Shoulder — Inactive
Impact: Jaylen Samuels should get all of the carries in a solid matchup.

Benny Snell Jr., RB, PIT: Knee — OUT
Impact: Missing out on a huge opportunity to make a name for himself.

Delanie Walker, TE, TEN: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Jonnu Smith did well last week in his stead.

Case Keenum, QB, WAS: Concussion — OUT
Impact: Dwayne Haskins will make his first career start.

Chris Thompson, RB, WAS: Toe — OUT
Impact: Adrian Peterson to handle the majority of Washington’s carries.

Vernon Davis, TE, WAS: Concussion — OUT
Impact: Jeremy Sprinkle will again get the call in a not-so-great matchup.


Levi Wallace, CB, BUF: Shoulder — Active

Mario Addison, DE, CAR: Personal — Inactive

Justin Houston, DE, IND: Calf — Active

Pierre Desir, CB, IND: Hamstring — Inactive

Malik Hooker, S, IND: Knee — Active

Alex Okafor, DE, KC: Ankle — OUT

Frank Clark, DE, KC: Neck — Inactive

Chris Jones, DT, KC: Groin — Active

Kendall Fuller, CB, KC: Thumb — Inactive

Reshad Jones, S, MIA: Chest — Inactive

Ken Webster, CB, MIA: Ankle — OUT

Steve McLendon, DT, NYJ: Hamstring — Active

Neville Hewitt, LB, NYJ: Neck — Inactive

C.J. Mosley, LB, NYJ: Groin — OUT

Trumaine Johnson, CB, NYJ: Ankle — OUT

Tim Jernigan, DT, PHI: Foot — Active

Nigel Bradham, LB, PHI: Ankle — OUT

Jurrell Casey, DE, TEN: Shoulder — OUT

Montae Nicholson, S, WAS: Ankle — OUT

4 p.m. ET games


Pharaoh Brown, TE, CLE: Concussion — OUT
Impact: Browns might not need to throw to the TE with both WRs Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr. expected to start.

Jeff Heuerman, TE, DEN: Knee — OUT
Impact: Noah Fant becomes intriguing sleeper pick at the position.

Tra Carson, RB, DET: Hamstring — OUT/IR
Impact: Ty Johnson and J.D. McKissic both benefit.

Davante Adams, WR, GB: Toe — Questionable
Impact: Final decision expected just before inactives come out. Be ready to pivot.

Geremy Davis, WR, LAC: Hamstring — Questionable
Impact: Andre Patton is a safer play, but still a long shot to shine.

Dwayne Harris, WR, OAK: Foot — Questionable
Impact: Best to look elsewhere, especially with Hunter Renfrow starting to produce sporadically.

Josh Gordon, WR, SEA: Knee — OUT
Impact: Claimed off waivers from New England. Could see action in coming weeks.

O.J. Howard, TE, TB: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: His absence should open door for Brate, but …

Cameron Brate, TE, TB: Ribs — Questionable
Impact: … his own iffy status makes this a situation to avoid.


Damarious Randall, S, CLE: Hamstring — OUT

Bryce Callahan, CB, DEN: Foot — OUT

Damon Harrison Sr., DT, DET: Groin — Questionable

A’Shawn Robinson, DT, DET: Knee — Questionable

Tracy Walker, S, DET: Knee — OUT

Darius Slay, CB, DET: Hamstring — Questionable

Brandon Mebane, DT, LAC: Knee — Doubtful

Justin Jones, DT, LAC: Shoulder — Doubtful

Roderic Teamer, S, LAC: Groin — Doubtful

Quandre Diggs, S, SEA: Hamstring — Doubtful

Official Sunday inactives should begin coming in at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games and 2:30 p.m. ET for the late games.

9:30 a.m. ET London game


Will Fuller V, WR, HOU: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Didn’t travel to London. DeAndre Carter could be sleeper.

Dede Westbrook, WR, JAX: Neck — Inactive
Impact: Chris Conley gets a huge boost in fantasy value.


Tashaun Gipson Sr., S, HOU: Back — OUT

J.J. Watt, DE, HOU: Torn pectoral — OUT/IR

Bradley Roby, CB, HOU: Hamstring — OUT

Leon Jacobs, LB, JAX: Hamstring — OUT