NFL Week 16 fantasy football inactives watch: Who’s in and who’s out?

Whom should you start? Whom should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and to avoid starting a player who won’t be playing, we’ll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks .

Official Sunday inactives should begin coming in approximately 90 minutes prior to the scheduled kickoff time, around 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games and 2:30 p.m. ET for the late games.

Refresh often for the latest information. 1 p.m. ET games


Tajae Sharpe , WR, ATL: Foot — Doubtful
Impact: Olamide Zaccheaus and Christian Blake may see a few extra looks.

Lamar Jackson , QB, BAL: Ankle — OUT
Impact: He’s not even making the trip to Cincinnati.

Tyler Huntley , QB, BAL: COVID-19 — OUT
Impact: Josh Johnson will start for the Ravens.

Devin Duvernay , WR, BAL: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Rashod Bateman should pick up a few extra looks.

Cole Beasley , WR, BUF: COVID-19 — OUT
Impact: Emmanuel Sanders should have a huge fantasy day.

Gabriel Davis , WR, BUF: COVID-19 — OUT
Impact: Isaiah McKenzie might be able to surprise. Sam Darnold , QB, CAR: Shoulder — Expected to play Impact: Cam Newton is the likely starter, but Darnold will see some snaps. DJ Moore , WR, CAR: Hamstring — Questionable Impact: He’s expected to give it a try on Sunday. Jared Goff , QB, DET: COVID-19 — Unlikely to play Impact: Tim Boyle should get the start in his place. D’Andre Swift , RB, DET: Shoulder — Questionable Impact: Expect him to play, but he may still split carries with Craig Reynolds and Jamaal Williams . Kalif Raymond , WR, DET: Shoulder — Questionable Impact: There’s not much else beyond Amon-Ra St. Brown in the WR room. Josh Reynolds , WR, DET: Thigh — Questionable Impact: KhaDarel Hodge would be an option to step in for any injured receivers. David Johnson , RB, HOU: Quad — Questionable Impact: Unlikely to play. Royce Freeman and Rex Burkhead will split carries. Brandin Cooks , WR, HOU: COVID-19 — OUT Impact: Nico Collins will be the No. 1 WR option. Laviska Shenault Jr ., WR, JAX: COVID-19 — OUT Impact: Marvin Jones Jr . and Laquon Treadwell should see a few more looks. Mike Williams , WR, LAC: COVID-19 — OUT Impact: Keenan Allen and Joshua Palmer are the only non-practice squad WRs to choose from. Austin Ekeler , RB, LAC: COVID-19 — OUT Impact: Justin Jackson and Joshua Kelley will have to handle the backfield work together. Donald Parham Jr ., TE, LAC: Concussion — OUT/IR Impact: Jared Cook will start in his place. Dalvin Cook , RB, MIN: COVID-19 — OUT Impact: Alexander Mattison gets the start. Adam Thielen , WR, […]

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