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Fantasy football inactives, injuries and weather: Week 17

Sunday updates will begin when teams start releasing official pregame inactives and starter information to the league. This is typically around 60-90 minutes prior to the kickoff of their game.

Weather forecasts are courtesy of The Football Database.

Week 17 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Early games: QB Kyler Murray (active), TE Cole Kmet (active), RB Josh Jacobs (inactive), WR Puka Nacua (active), RB Raheem Mostert (inactive), WR Zay Flowers (active), TE Hunter Henry (inactive), RB Alvin Kamara (active), WR Michael Pittman Jr. (active)
Afternoon games: WR DK Metcalf (active), RB Kenneth Walker III (active), WR Jerry Jeudy (active), WR Ja’Marr Chase (active)
Sunday night: WR Jordan Addison (active)

New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 34°F, cloudy


Inactives: RB JaMycal Hasty, DT Sam Roberts, OT Trent Brown, TE Hunter Henry, WR Kayshon Boutte, SS Jabrill Peppers and QB Nathan Rourke

Lineup notes: RB Rhamondre Stevenson (ankle) went on IR, and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (ankle) joined him on Saturday. TE Hunter Henry (knee) will miss another game, and LT Trent Brown joins him as an apparent healthy scratch after being cleared of an early-week illness. CB Jonathan Jones (knee) and S Kyle Dugger (illness) are active. S Jabrill Peppers (hamstring) went on IR.


Inactives: OG Alec Anderson, CB Kaiir Elam, S Damar Hamlin, DL Linval Joseph and LB Von Miller

Lineup notes: S Micah Hyde (neck) didn’t garner an injury tag and will be back on the field. EDGE Von Miller is a healthy scratch.

Atlanta Falcons at Chicago Bears (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 36°F, cloudy, WNW 10 mph


Inactives: QB Logan Woodside, DE Joe Gaziano, OT John Leglue, DT Tommy Togiai, TE John FitzPatrick and OG Jovaughn Gwyn

Lineup notes: RT Kaleb McGary (knee) is ready to roll.


Inactives: LB DeMarquis Gates, QB Nathan Peterman, S Quindell Johnson, RB D’Onta Foreman, OT Ja’Tyre Carter and WR Darnell Mooney

Lineup notes: WR Darnell Mooney (concussion) is out. TE Cole Kmet (knee) and C Lucas Patrick (knee) will be out there. RB D’Onta Foreman will not be available.

Las Vegas Raiders at Indianapolis Colts (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 34°F, cloudy, W 11 mph (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: C Hroniss Grasu, RB Josh Jacobs, DB Tyler Hall, TE Zach Gentry, QB Brian Hoyer, DL Byron X. Young and TE Michael Mayer

Lineup notes: RB Josh Jacobs (quadriceps) is inactive after sitting out all week. TE Michael Mayer (toe) also will not play again.


Inactives: DT Adetomiwa Adebawore, OG Jack Anderson, LB Cameron McGrone, DB Henry Black, RB Zack Moss and DB Kenny Moore II

Lineup notes: RB Zack Moss (forearm) is out. WR Michael Pittman Jr. (concussion, shoulder) and RT Braden Smith (knee) are ready to roll. CB Kenny Moore (back) couldn’t get ready in time.

Los Angeles Rams at New York Giants (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 39°F, cloudy


Inactives: OT Alaric Jackson, CB Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, DE Ochaun Mathis, DE Earnest Brown and RB Zach Evans

Lineup notes: WR Puka Nacua (hip) is active after sitting out Friday.


Inactives: S Gervarrius Owens, OG Sean Harlow, DL Timmy Horne, LB Benton Whitley, WR Dennis Houston, CB Deonte Banks and WR Parris Campbell

Lineup notes: RT Evan Neal (ankle) went on IR. WR Wan’Dale Robinson (quadriceps) is ready after limited work Friday. RB Saquon Barkley (elbow) and TE Darren Waller (knee) practiced Friday and will go. PK Mason Crosby was elevated to the 53-man roster.

Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 42°F, cloudy


Inactives: OT Dennis Daley, LB Trevor Nowaske, TE Blake Whiteheart, DE Cameron Thomas, OT Carter O’Donnell and S Qwuantrezz Knight

Lineup notes: WR Marquise Brown (heel) went on IR and is out for the season. QB Kyler Murray (illness) is active after limited work and a questionable designation on Friday.


Inactives: DT Marlon Tuipulotu, CB Bradley Roby, QB Tanner McKee, OT Tyler Steen, LB Zach Cunningham and CB Darius Slay

Lineup notes: LG Landon Dickerson (thumb) practiced all week and is good to go. LB Zach Cunningham (knee) downgraded on Saturday from questionable to doubtful and won’t be out there. CB Darius Slay (knee) also will not play.

New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 63°F, mostly clear


Inactives: RB Kendre Miller, DL Isaiah Foskey, LB Monty Rice, CB Cameron Dantzler, QB Jake Haener and CB Lonnie Johnson

Lineup notes: RT Ryan Ramczyk (knee) went on IR. RB Alvin Kamara (illness) was questionable but will play. RB Kendre Miller (ankle) is not available. WR Chris Olave (ankle) was limited Friday but will be able to play.


Inactives: LB Shaquil Barrett, DT Deadrin Senat, OT Brandon Walton, TE Ko Kieft, CB Carlton Davis, LB JJ Russell and QB John Wolford

Lineup notes: LB Shaq Barrett (groin) and CB Carlton Davis (concussion protocol) have been ruled out.

San Francisco 49ers at Washington Commanders (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 44°F, partly cloudy


Inactives: DL Arik Armstead, QB Brandon Allen, LB Jalen Graham, WR Jauan Jennings, OG Jaylon X. Moore, S Ji’Ayir Brown and TE Ross Dwelley

Lineup notes: RB Elijah Mitchell (knee), WR Deebo Samuel (neck), LT Trent Williams (groin) and QB Brock Purdy (shoulder) practiced Friday and will go. DT Arik Armstead (foot/knee) won’t be out there.


Inactives: QB Jacoby Brissett, TE Cole Turner, DE Jalen Harris, OG Andrew Wylie, CB Kendall Fuller, CB Benjamin St-Juste and WR Mitchell Tinsley

Lineup notes: RB Chris Rodriguez Jr. (ankle) was placed on IR. QB Jacoby Brissett (hamstring) popped up as questionable Friday after limited work, and QB Sam Howell will start. RB Brian Robinson Jr. (hamstring) carries no injury designation after limited work all week. Washington placed LT Charles Leno (calf) placed and C Tyler Larsen (knee) were placed on IR.

Carolina Panthers at Jacksonville Jaguars (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 58°F, clear


Inactives: CB CJ Henderson, OT Ricky Lee, OT Ilm Manning, WR Terrace Marshall Jr., WR Mike Strachan, CB Troy Hill and DT Chris Wormley

Lineup notes: LT Ikem Ekwonu (foot) is active after limited practices Thursday and Friday. RB Chuba Hubbard (hamstring), RB Miles Sanders (toe) and RT Taylor Moton (knee) are expected to go. CB Troy Hill (concussion) was ruled out, but CB Jaycee Horn (toe) is active despite being listed as questionable.


Inactives: DT Angelo Blackson, OG Cole Van Lanen, QB Trevor Lawrence, LB Yasir Abdullah and WR Zay Jones

Lineup notes: QB Trevor Lawrence (shoulder) is out. QB C.J. Beathard (shoulder) practiced all week and will start. WR Zay Jones (knee, hamstring) is inactive, whereas LT Cam Robinson (knee) was activated from IR. OT Walker Little (hamstring) had limited work Friday but is good to go.

Miami Dolphins at Baltimore Ravens (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 45°F, partly cloudy


Inactives: RB Raheem Mostert, DL Emmanuel Ogbah, OT Robert Hunt, QB Skylar Thompson, WR Jaylen Waddle and TE Tyler Kroft

Lineup notes: WR Jaylen Waddle (ankle) is out. RG Robert Hunt (hamstring) won’t go, but RT Austin Jackson (oblique) is ready. RB Raheem Mostert (knee, ankle) couldn’t get right in time. WR Tyreek Hill (ankle), QB Tua Tagovailoa (thumb, quadriceps) and RB De’Von Achane (toe) had a full session Friday and will play. CB Xavien Howard (hip/thumb), CB Jalen Ramsey (knee), and S Jevon Holland (knees) were questionable but are active.


Inactives: OG Kevin Zeitler, CB Brandon Stephens, S Kyle Hamilton, OT Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu, QB Malik Cunningham, QB Josh Johnson and CB Damarion Williams

Lineup notes: TE Mark Andrews (ankle) and RB Keaton Mitchell (knee) will end the season on IR. WR Zay Flowers (calf) is active after being a game-time decision. RG Kevin Zeitler (knee, quadriceps) and S Kyle Hamilton (knee) can’t go.

Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans (1:00 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 68°F, clear


Inactives: CB Tre Avery, OG Calvin Throckmorton, LB Trevis Gipson, DT Quinton Bohanna, TE Trevon Wesco, WR Kyle Philips and QB Malik Willis

Lineup notes: QB Will Levis (ankle) practiced Friday and will start.


Inactives: TE Andrew Beck, QB Case Keenum, DL Maliek Collins, LB Jonathan Greenard and OT Joshua Jones

Lineup notes: QB C.J. Stroud (concussion), WR Nico Collins (calf), WR Noah Brown (knee) and LT Laremy Tunsil (knee) practiced Friday and will play. DE Will Anderson Jr. (ankle) and DT Sheldon Rankins (ankle) are active.

Late afternoon games

Pittsburgh Steelers at Seattle Seahawks (4:05 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 47°F, cloudy


Inactives: CB Darius Rush, DL DeMarvin Leal, OT Dylan Cook, S Minkah Fitzpatrick, LB Elandon Roberts, S Trenton Thompson and QB Kenny Pickett

Lineup notes: QB Kenny Pickett (ankle) is out, and QB Mason Rudolph will start. RB Najee Harris (knee) will play after a full practice Friday. LB Elandon Roberts (pectoral), S Minkah Fitzpatrick (knee), and S Trenton Thompson (neck) were ruled out.


Inactives: CB Kelvin Joseph, OT Raiqwon O’Neal, RB Kenny McIntosh, OT Jason Peters, DL Mario Edwards Jr., OG McClendon Curtis and LB Jordyn Brooks

Lineup notes: RB Kenneth Walker III (shoulder, illness) and WR DK Metcalf (back) are active. TE Noah Fant (knee) and WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba (knee) had full practices Friday and will go. S Jamal Adams (knee) was placed on injured reserve. LB Jordyn Brooks (ankle) isn’t ready, but CB Devon Witherspoon (hip) will be out there.

Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos (4:25 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 37°F, cloudy


Inactives: WR Keenan Allen, LB Kenneth Murray, DL Nick Williams, TE Donald Parham, WR Joshua Palmer, OG Zion Johnson and S JT Woods

Lineup notes: LB Joey Bosa (foot), WR Keenan Allen (heel) and WR Joshua Palmer (concussion) are out. LT Rashawn Slater (ankle) had a full practice Friday and will play. LG Zion Johnson (neck) won’t be available.


Inactives: WR Marvin Mims, C Alex Forsyth, LB Baron Browning, S JL Skinner, DL Thomas Incoom, DT Elijah Garcia and WR Courtland Sutton

Lineup notes: TE Greg Dulcich (hamstring, foot) and WR Courtland Sutton (concussion) are out. WR Jerry Jeudy (illness) will tough it out, whereas WR Marvin Mims (hamstring) couldn’t get healthy enough in time. WR Phillip Dorsett was elevated to the active roster. QB Russell Wilson was benched for QB Jarrett Stidham.

Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas City Chiefs (4:25 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: 33°F, cloudy, NNW 10 mph


Inactives: OT D’Ante Smith, DT Travis Bell, CB Jalen Davis, C Trey Hill and RB Chris Evans

Lineup notes: WR Ja’Marr Chase (shoulder) is active. RB Joe Mixon (ankle) was limited Friday, but he carries no injury designation. CB Cam Taylor-Britt (ankle) was activated from injured reserve.


Inactives: DL Malik Herring, DE B.J. Thompson, OT Donovan Smith, DT Neil Farrell, RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, WR Kadarius Toney and CB Nic Jones

Lineup notes: WR Skyy Moore (knee) and now RB Jerick McKinnon (groin) are on IR. LT Donovan Smith (neck) and WR Kadarius Toney (hip) are out. RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire (illness) won’t be out there, either, but RB Isiah Pacheco (concussion, shoulder) is good to go. WR Mecole Hardman (thumb) came off IR and was removed from the injury report on Saturday. RB Keaontay Ingram was elevated from the practice squad. CB L’Jarius Sneed (calf) will give it a whirl.

Sunday Night Football

Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (8:20 p.m. ET)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: LB De’Vondre Campbell, WR Dontayvion Wicks, DL Brenton Cox, OT Caleb Jones and WR Christian Watson

Lineup notes: CB Jaire Alexander was suspended by the team for one game. LB De’Vondre Campbell (neck) and WR Christian Watson (hamstring) are inactive. WR Dontayvion Wicks (chest, ankle) also won’t be available. RB AJ Dillon (thumb), RB Aaron Jones (knee, finger), WR Jayden Reed (toe, chest) were limited Friday but are good to go.


Inactives: OG Chris Reed, WR Jalen Nailor, DT Jaquelin Roy, CB Theo Jackson, OT Hakeem Adeniji, CB Byron Murphy and QB Joshua Dobbs

Lineup notes: TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) went on IR and is out for the season. WR Jordan Addison (ankle) overcame a questionable listing and will be out there. RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) had a full session Friday and will play as a reserve.

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