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To help you set your fantasy football lineups and to avoid starting a player who won’t be in the lineup, we’ll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their inactives, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.
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4 p.m. ET games
Maxx Williams, TE, ARI: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Dan Arnold shouldn’t have to see another workload split this week.
Justice Hill, RB, BAL: Thigh — Questionable
Impact: J.K. Dobbins did well enough in Week 1 to displace Hill.
Chris Moore, WR, BAL: Finger — OUT
Impact: Might not be ready to go in time for Week 3.
Duke Johnson, RB, HOU: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: Progressing well and could be ready to spell David Johnson.
Brandin Cooks, WR, HOU: Quad — Questionable
Impact: Randall Cobb may see an uptick in targets if Cooks is limited.
Justin Jackson, RB, LAC: Quad — Doubtful
Impact: Joshua Kelley becomes the secondary option behind Austin Ekeler.
Charvarius Ward, CB, KC: Hand — OUT
Kendall Fuller, CB, WSH: Knee — Questionable
Sunday night game
New England Patriots
Julian Edelman, WR, NE: Knee — Questionable
Impact: No expectation other than he will be able to play.
N’Keal Harry, WR, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Impact: Also should play with no issues. Damiere Byrd is on deck.
Adam Butler, DT, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Brandon Copeland, LB, NE: Knee — Questionable
Phillip Dorsett II, WR, SEA: Foot — Questionable
Impact: Don’t count on him getting on the field. Pick up David Moore if you need a late pivot.
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.
1 p.m. ET games
Phillip Lindsay, RB, DEN: Toe — OUT
Impact: Melvin Gordon III should get the bulk of carries.
Courtland Sutton, WR, DEN: Shoulder — Active
Impact: KJ Hamler is still expected to get action.
Kenny Golladay, WR, DET: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Quintez Cephus is expected to once again lead the team in targets.
Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, GB: Knee — OUT/IR
Impact: Malik Taylor will be the team’s No. 4 WR.
Zach Pascal, WR, IND: Ankle — Active
Impact: Practiced fully Friday. His fantasy value would rise if Pittman can’t go a full 60 minutes.
Michael Pittman Jr., WR, IND: Toe — Active
Impact: At best, he’s the team’s No. 3 WR when at 100%.
Jack Doyle, TE, IND: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Mo Alie-Cox becomes the team’s top TE option.
Gerald Everett, TE, LAR: Back — Active
Impact: Used only as a supplement to Tyler Higbee. Not a ton of value.
DeVante Parker, WR, MIA: Hamstring — Active
Impact: Be aware he was limited in practice all week. Preston Williams may step up.
Golden Tate, WR, NYG: Hamstring — Active
Impact: Practiced late in week. Should see time as team’s No. 3 WR.
La’Mical Perine, RB, NYJ: Ankle — Active
Impact: With Le’Veon Bell on IR, Perine could spell Frank Gore if needed.
Jamison Crowder, WR, NYJ: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Braxton Berrios is tabbed to step in for him.
Alshon Jeffery, WR, PHI: Foot — OUT
Impact: DeSean Jackson/Jalen Reagor to handle starting WR duties going forward.
George Kittle, TE, SF: Knee — OUT
Impact: Jordan Reed gets a huge fantasy value boost.
Deebo Samuel, WR, SF: Foot — OUT/IR
Impact: Brandon Aiyuk could have a breakout game. Mohamed Sanu Sr. debuts.
Chris Godwin, WR, TB: Concussion — OUT
Impact: Thankfully, Mike Evans (hamstring) is ready to start.
Darrynton Evans, RB, TEN: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: If anything happens to Derrick Henry, Senorise Perry becomes relevant.
A.J. Brown, WR, TEN: Knee — OUT
Impact: Corey Davis becomes No. 1 WR. Kalif Raymond rises.
Matt Milano, LB, BUF: Hamstring — OUT
Tremaine Edmunds, LB, BUF: Shoulder — OUT
Del’Shawn Phillips, LB, BUF: Quad — OUT
Kawann Short, DT, CAR: Foot — OUT
Khalil Mack, LB, CHI: Knee — Active
Anthony Brown, CB, DAL: Ribs — OUT/IR
Nick Williams, DE, DET: Shoulder — Active
Desmond Trufant, CB, DET: Hamstring — OUT
Kenny Clark, DT, GB: Groin — OUT
Justin Houston, DE, IND: Calf — Active
Rock Ya-Sin, CB, IND: Illness — Inactive
Elandon Roberts, LB, MIA: Concussion — OUT
Cameron Dantzler, CB, MIN: Ribs — OUT
Avery Williamson, LB, NYJ: Hamstring — Active
Tarell Basham, LB, NYJ: Hip — Active
Brandon Graham, DE, PHI: Concussion — Active
Derek Barnett, DE, PHI: Hamstring — Active
Jason Verrett, CB, SF: Hamstring — OUT
Malcolm Butler, CB, TEN: Quad — Active