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Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 3

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 3 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Early games: WR Gabriel Davis (active), WR T.J. Hockenson (active), WR Jakobi Meyers (inactive), QB Jameis Winston (active), RB Alvin Kamara (active), TE Taysom Hill (inactive), WR Corey Davis (active)
Afternoon games: RB James Conner (active), WR Russell Gage (active), WR Julio Jones (inactive), WR Keenan Allen (inactive), QB Justin Herbert (active)
Sunday night: WR Jerry Jeudy (active)
Monday night: TE Dalton Schultz

Houston Texans at Chicago Bears (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 66 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: OT Austin Deculus, DL Kurt Hinish, TE Brevin Jordan, CB Isaac Yiadom, LB Jake Hansen and WR Tyler Johnson

Lineup notes: TE Brevin Jordan (ankle) is out. TE Pharaoh Brown (shoulder) beat a questionable tag, while TE Jordan Akins was elevated from the practice squad.


Inactives: CB Jaylon Johnson, TE Ryan Griffin, LB Matthew Adams, S Dane Cruikshank, OT Ja’Tyre Carter and WR Velus Jones

Lineup notes: WR Velus Jones (hamstring) and CB Jaylon Johnson (quadriceps) couldn’t get healthy in time. LB Roquan Smith (hip) will give it a try.

Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 68 degrees, overcast


Inactives: OT Ronnie Stanley, DL Brent Urban, RB Kenyan Drake, WR James Proche and CB Daryl Worley

Lineup notes: RB J.K. Dobbins (knee) makes his season debut, which results in RB Kenyan Drake being a healthy scratch. WR Devin Duvernay (concussion) has cleared the protocol and will play. TE Isaiah Likely (groin) and CB Marlon Humphrey (groin) will give it a go. OT Ronnie Stanley (ankle) was downgraded from doubtful to out. QB Lamar Jackson (elbow) fully practiced Thursday and Friday. He’s off the report.


Inactives: WR Jakobi Meyers, LB Raekwon McMillan, QB Bailey Zappe, DT Sam Roberts, CB Shaun Wade and S Kyle Dugger 

Lineup notes: WR Jakobi Meyers (knee) couldn’t overcome a questionable tag and is inactive.

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 74 degrees, overcast


Inactives: S Marcus Maye, TE Taysom Hill, RB Tony Jones Jr., WR Deonte Harty and OG Wyatt Davis

Lineup notes: TE Taysom Hill (rib) and S Marcus Maye (rib) will not play, but RB Alvin Kamara (rib), OT Ryan Ramczyk (elbow) and QB Jameis Winston (back, ankle) are active.


Inactives: LB Amare Barno, LB Arron Mosby, WR Terrace Marshall Jr., DT Phil Hoskins, RB Raheem Blackshear and OG Cade Mays

Lineup notes: RB Christian McCaffrey (ankle) avoided a designation and will play.

Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Commanders (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 77 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: S Reed Blankenship, DE Janarius Robinson, QB Ian Book, RB Trey Sermon and OG Josh Sills

Lineup notes: No fantasy injuries of note


Inactives: OT Chris Paul, TE Cole Turner, DL James Smith-Williams, DL Daniel Wise, CB William Jackson III, LB Casey Toohill and QB Sam Howell

Lineup notes: CB William Jackson III (back) was added to Saturday’s injury report as questionable but is officially inactive.

Las Vegas Raiders at Tennessee Titans (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 76 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: OT Jackson Barton, OT Andre James, LB Denzel Perryman, S Tre’Von Moehrig, RB Brittain Brown, DT Neil Farrell and WR Hunter Renfrow

Lineup notes: WR Hunter Renfrow (concussion) has been ruled out. RB Josh Jacobs (illness) will give it a whirl but could be on a snap count. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) fully practiced Friday and evaded the injury report.


Inactives: RB Julius Chestnut, LB Bud Dupree, DB Andrew Adams, DE Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, CB Ugo Amadi and WR Kyle Philips

Lineup notes: WR Kyle Philips (shoulder) played through the injury a week ago but still isn’t quite healthy. OT Taylor Lewan (knee) has been placed on IR and will miss the rest of 2022. RB Dontrell Hilliard (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday and is not on the injury report for Week 3. Pass-rushing LB Bud Dupree will not play.

Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 72 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: OT Jackson Carman, OT D’Ante Smith, RB Trayveon Williams, DT Jay Tufele, TE Drew Sample and LB Germaine Pratt

Lineup notes: TE Hayden Hurst (groin) went limited-full-limited in his three practice sessions this week and will play. WR Tee Higgins (toe) was a full-go during Friday’s session and didn’t draw an injury tag.


Inactives: TE Lawrence Cager, WR Denzel Mims, CB Bryce Hall, LB Bryce Huff and QB Zach Wilson

Lineup notes: QB Zach Wilson (knee) has been ruled out, and QB Joe Flacco will again start for the Jets. WR Corey Davis (knee) was limited Thursday and Friday, earning himself a questionable designation. That wasn’t enough to hold him out, though.

Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: E James Mitchell, DT Demetrius X. Taylor, OT Drew Forbes, DL John Cominsky, OG Jonah Jackson, CB Chase Lucas and CB Ifeatu Melifonwu

Lineup notes: TE T.J. Hockenson (hip) was limited all week but is on the field. RB D’Andre Swift (ankle) is questionable following consecutive limited appearances, though he’ll play again. DE Aidan Hutchinson (thigh) is questionable, as is C Frank Ragnow (foot). Both are active.


Inactives: DE Esezi Otomewo, OG Chris Reed, CB Andrew Booth Jr., S Harrison Smith, LB Luiji Vilain, RB Ty Chandler and OT Vederian Lowe

Lineup notes: Standout S Harrison Smith (concussion) was ruled out, while LB Eric Kendricks (toe) is questionable.

Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: LB Benton Whitley, DE Joshua Kaindoh, RB Ronald Jones, QB Shane Buechele, LB Michael Danna, PK Harrison Butker and OG Darian Kinnard

Lineup notes: PK Harrison Butker (ankle) will not be available, though WR Mecole Hardman (heel) avoided an injury designation.


Inactives: QB Sam Ehlinger, LB Shaquille Leonard, OT Bernhard Raimann, WR Dezmon Patmon, OT Luke Tenuta and CB Dallis Flowers

Lineup notes: LB Shaquille Leonard (back) won’t play once again. DE Yannick Ngakoue (back) will be out there. WRs Alec Pierce (concussion) and Michael Pittman Jr. (quad) will play without injury designations. PK Chase McLaughlin was elevated from the practice squad.

Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 88 degrees, 71 percent humidity, partly cloudy


Inactives: S Jordan Poyer, DT Jordan Phillips, TE Tommy Sweeney, DL Ed Oliver, WR Khalil Shakir, CB Dane Jackson and C Mitch Morse

Lineup notes: WR Gabriel Davis (ankle) was limited all week but is active. S Jordan Poyer (foot) couldn’t get right in time and is inactive. Buffalo’s defense also will be without CB Dane Jackson (neck), DT Ed Oliver (ankle), and DT Jordan Phillips (hamstring), in addition to star CB Tre’Davious White (knee) already being on the Physically Unable to Perform list. S Micah Hyde (neck) was ruled out Friday but transferred to the season-ending Reserve/Injured list Saturday.


Inactives: RB Myles Gaskin, DT Raekwon Davis, TE Cethan Carter, WR Erik Ezukanma, TE Hunter Long and QB Skylar Thompson

Lineup notes: CB Xavien Howard (groin) overcame his questionable label and is active.

Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Chargers (4:05 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 80 degrees, clear (open-air dome)


Inactives: S Tyree Gillespie, LB De’Shaan Dixon, CB Shaquill Griffin, WR Kendric Pryor and RB Snoop Conner

Lineup notes: Starting CB Shaq Griffin will not play.


Inactives: TE Donald Parham, DL Christian Covington, RB Isaiah Spiller, C Corey Linsley, CB J.C. Jackson and WR Keenan Allen

Lineup notes: CB J.C. Jackson (ankle) returned last week but suffered a setback and is inactive. Starting C Corey Linsley (knee) and WR Keenan Allen (hamstring) join him. QB Justin Herbert (ribs) will play despite being extremely iffy leading up to Sunday.

Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: OT Elijah Wilkinson, DE Quinton Bell, WR Damiere Byrd, DE Matt Dickerson, WR Bryan Edwards and LB Nick Kwiatkoski

Lineup notes: No fantasy injuries of note


Inactives: CB Sidney Jones, WR Dareke Young, S Joey Blount, CB Artie Burns, CB Justin Coleman, OT Jake Curhan and DT Shelby Harris

Lineup notes: No fantasy injuries of note

Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 87 degrees, 64 percent humidity, mostly cloudy


Inactives: DT Jonathan Ford, WR Samori Toure, OG Sean Rhyan, OT Caleb Jones, WR Christian Watson and OT Rasheed Walker

Lineup notes: WR Sammy Watkins (hamstring) managed to survive two weeks before his injury-prone ways caught up with him — he has been placed on IR and will miss at least four weeks. OT David Bakhtiari (knee) will play for the first time this year. WR Randall Cobb (illness) and WR Christian Watson (hamstring) were questionable, but the rookie will not play. WR Allen Lazard (ankle) sat Thursday and returned to a limited session Friday. He escaped the injury report.


Inactives: DL Akiem Hicks, WR Julio Jones, OT Donovan Smith, TE Cade Otton, CB Zyon McCollum, QB Kyle Trask and WR Chris Godwin

Lineup notes: WR Chris Godwin (hamstring) will miss his second straight contest, while WRs Russell Gage (hamstring) and Breshad Perriman (knee) will play. WR Julio Jones (knee) is inactive. WR Cole Beasley was elevated from the practice squad and will play. Starting LT Donovan Smith is out.

Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 99 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: CB Shaun Jolly, CB David Long, CB Decobie Durant, S Jordan Fuller, C Brian Allen and QB Bryce Perkins

Lineup notes: WR Van Jefferson (knee) was placed on IR and will miss the next four games or more. Starting C Brian Allen is inactive.


Inactives: DL Jonathan Ledbetter, RB Keaontay Ingram, LB Myjai Sanders, LB Ezekiel Turner, OG Lecitus Smith, CB Christian Matthew and WR Rondale Moore

Lineup notes: WR Rondale Moore (hamstring) will not dress for the third straight week. RB James Conner (ankle) is healthy enough to overcome a questionable tag. DE J.J. Watt (calf) fully practiced Friday and isn’t on the final report.

San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 76 degrees, clear


Inactives: OT Daniel Brunskill, DL Arik Armstead, OT Nick Zakelj, TE Tyler Kroft, DE Kemoko Turay and RB Tyrion Davis-Price inactive

Lineup notes: RB Tyrion Davis-Price (ankle) has been ruled out. QB Trey Lance (ankle) was placed on season-ending injured reserve. TE George Kittle (groin) is off the injury report and will make his 2022 debut.


Inactives: DT Eyioma Uwazurike, OT Billy Turner, WR Jalen Virgil, CB Darius Phillips, S Delarrin Turner-Yell, WR Tyrie Cleveland and DE Jonathon Cooper

Lineup notes: WR K.J. Hamler (knee, hip) and WR Jerry Jeudy (rib, shoulder) were questionable but will play.

Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 66 degrees, clear


Lineup notes: LB Micah Parsons (illness), QB Dak Prescott (right thumb) and TE Dalton Schultz (knee) did not practice Friday, so check back Saturday for an update. WR Michael Gallup (knee) will make his season debut but drew a questionable tag after fully practicing all week..


Lineup notesDE Leonard Williams (knee) and WR Kadarius Toney (hamstring) did not practice and are listed as doubtful. WR Wan’Dale Robinson (knee) did not practice all week and has been ruled out. LB Azeez Ojulari (calf) and LB Kayvon Thibodeaux (knee) were limited in practice all week and are listed as doubtful.

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