Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 15

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 15

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Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 15


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.

Week 15 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Saturday: RB Melvin Gordon (active), RB Phillip Lindsay (active), WR Curtis Samuel (active)
Early games
: TE Jimmy Graham (active), QB Matthew Stafford (active), RB Ronald Jones (COVID-19 list), WR DeVante Parker (inactive), RB Ezekiel Elliott (inactive), RB James White (active)
Afternoon games: RB Chase Edmonds (active)
Sunday night: QB Daniel Jones (inactive), TE Evan Engram (active)
Monday night: RB James Conner

Saturday, Dec. 19

Buffalo at Denver (4:30 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 44 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: C Jonotthan Harrison, DE Trent Murphy, TE Tyler Kroft, QB Jake Fromm, RB T.J. Yeldon and S Jaquan Johnson

Lineup notes: QB Josh Allen (knee, ankle) has practiced fully all week and is good to go. WR John Brown (ankle) is not available.


Inactives: QB Jeff Driskel, OT Demar Dotson, LB Anthony Chickillo, LB Mark Barron, DL Sylvester Williams and WR Tyrie Cleveland

Lineup notes: RB Melvin Gordon (shoulder) and RB Phillip Lindsay (hip) both will play. WR Jerry Jeudy (ankle) and TE Noah Fant (illness) off the report.

Carolina at Green Bay (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 30 degrees, overcast


Inactives: QB Will Grier, RB Christian McCaffrey, DB Natrell Jamerson, OT Aaron Monteiro, G Dennis Daley and DE Austin Larkin

Lineup notes: RB Christian McCaffrey (thigh) has been downgraded from doubtful to out. WR D.J. Moore (illness) came off the COVID list earlier this week and is poised to return. WR Curtis Samuel (hamstring) is questionable after being limited all week but is available.

Green Bay

Inactives: QB Jordan Love, CB Josh Jackson, LB Jonathan Garvin, G Simon Stepaniak and TE Jace Sternberger

Lineup notes: WR Allen Lazard (abdomen) was limited all week, but he’s off the report.

Sunday, Dec. 20

Tampa Bay at Atlanta (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium

Tampa Bay

Inactives: WR Justin Watson, TE Antony Auclair, PK Greg Joseph, DT Khalil Davis and QB Ryan W. Griffin

Lineup notes: RB Ronald Jones (finger) went on the COVID list and is not going to be available. Since Jones cannot play, RBs Leonard Fournette and LeSean McCoy will shoulder the workload. Starting LT Donovan Smith also was put on the list and will not be available.


Inactives: CB Darqueze Dennard, DE Marlon Davidson, OT John Wetzel, WR Julio Jones, RB Qadree Ollison and S Ricardo Allen

Lineup notes: WR Julio Jones (hamstring) has been ruled out again. WR Calvin Ridley (foot) was limited through Friday, but he’s off the report.

San Francisco at Dallas (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 55 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)

San Francisco

Inactives: CB Jason Verrett, WR Deebo Samuel, LB Mark Nzeocha and C Hroniss Grasu

Lineup notes: QB Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle) and TE George Kittle (foot) remain on Injured Reserve. WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) has been ruled out as well. RB Raheem Mostert (ankle) made it back to practice in full Friday and is good to go.


Inactives: RB Ezekiel Elliott, LB Luke Gifford, WR Malik Turner, QB Ben DiNucci, DE Bradlee Anae and CB Rashard Robinson

Lineup notes: RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) didn’t practice all week and is inactive. Look for a large role from RB Tony Pollard.

Detroit at Tennessee (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 46 degrees, overcast


Inactives: DL Kareem Martin, WR Kenny Golladay, C Frank Ragnow, OG Logan Stenberg, RB Jonathan Williams, OT Tyrell Crosby and CB Darryl Roberts

Lineup notes: WR Kenny Golladay (hip) remains out this week. QB Matthew Stafford (thumb, rib) is questionable after he was limited Friday. He’ll gut it out. RB Adrian Peterson (forearm) practiced fully Friday and is off the report.


Inactives: RB D’Onta Foreman, C Daniel Munyer, LB Brooks Reed, S Kenny Vaccaro, CB Kristian Fulton, TE Geoff Swaim and DT Larrell Murchison

Lineup notes: WR Adam Humphries (concussion) remains on Injured Reserve after an unsuccessful return from a concussion. WR A.J. Brown (ankle) practiced Friday and is off the report.

Houston at Indianapolis (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: CB Phillip Gaines, DE Andrew Brown, OT Charlie Heck, CB John Reid, RB Duke Johnson, QB Josh McCown and RB C.J. Prosise

Lineup notes: RB David Johnson came off the Reserve/COVID-10 list and should return. RB Duke Johnson (neck) has been downgraded to out from questionable. WR Randall Cobb (toe) remains on Injured Reserve. WR Brandin Cooks (neck) practiced Friday and is off the report.


Inactives: WR DeMichael Harris, WR Dezmon Patmon, CB Tremon Smith, OT Will Holden and QB Jacob Eason

Lineup notes: QB Philip Rivers (toe) practiced Friday and doesn’t have an injury designation.

New England at Miami (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy

New England

Inactives: RB Damien Harris, QB Brian Hoyer, WR Donte Moncrief, DB Joejuan Williams and TE Jordan M. Thomas

Lineup notes: WR Julian Edelman (knee) came back to practice but remains on Injured Reserve. He is likely to return in Week 16. RB Damien Harris (ankle) was questionable but has been downgraded to out. RB James White (foot) was limited all week and is questionable. He’s available.


Inactives: DE Jason Strowbridge, WR DeVante Parker, TE Mike Gesicki, OG Ereck Flowers, WR Jakeem Grant and FB Chandler Cox

Lineup notes: RB Salvon Ahmed (shoulder), WR Jakeem Grant (hamstring) and WR DeVante Parker (hamstring) all were questionable, but only Ahmed will be available. QB Tua Tagovailoa (ankle) is off the report.

Chicago at Minnesota (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: RB Artavis Pierce, OG Lachavious Simmons, CB Jaylon Johnson, S Deon Bush and CB Buster Skrine

Lineup notes: TE Jimmy Graham (hip) was limited all week and carries a questionable tag, but he will play.


Inactives: WR K.J. Osborn, TE Hale Hentges, TE Kyle Rudolph, CB Dylan Mabin, LB Eric Kendricks and OL Olisaemeka Udoh

Lineup notes: TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) has been ruled out, so TE Irv Smith Jr. will get the nod.

Seattle at Washington (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 42 degrees, overcast


Inactives: S Damarious Randall, OT Brandon Shell, DL Jonathan Bullard, WR Penny Hart and OG Phil Haynes

Lineup notes: RB Chris Carson (foot) was limited Thursday and RB Carlos Hyde (toe) practiced fully. Friday’s practice wasn’t done at press time, but are be ready. RB Rashaad Penny (knee) was activated Saturday. It’s unclear how much of a role he will have in Week 15.


Inactives: QB Alex Smith, OL David Steinmetz, RB Antonio Gibson, WR Dontrelle Inman, LB Cole Holcomb, LB Kevin Pierre-Louis and RB Lamar Miller

Lineup notes: QB Alex Smith (calf) has been ruled out. RB Antonio Gibson (toe), as expected, will not play. RB Peyton Barber (ankle) practiced Friday and is good to go.

Jacksonville at Baltimore (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 40 degrees, possible light rain


Inactives: LB Quincy Williams, QB Jake Luton, DE Daniel Ross, CB Sidney Jones and CB Luq Barcoo

Lineup notes: RB James Robinson (knee) and TE Tyler Eifert (quadriceps) missed some practice time during the week but are off the report.


Inactives: DL Jihad Ward, CB Jimmy Smith, C Trystan Colon-Castillo, LB Kristian Welch, CB Marcus Peters, DL Calais Campbell and RB Mark Ingram

Lineup notes: WRs Marquise Brown and Miles Boykin were placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list as close contacts but have since been activated. RB Mark Ingram is a healthy scratch. Baltimore will be thin in the secondary with the loss of CBs Jimmy Smith (ribs, shoulder) and Marcus Peters (calf).

NY Jets at Los Angeles Rams (4:05 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 77 degrees, clear (open-air dome)

new york

Inactives: OT Cameron Clark, WR Lawrence Cager, QB James Morgan, WR Vyncint Smith, DB Elijah Campbell and TE Ross Travis

Lineup notes: WR Jamison Crowder (calf) was limited Friday and is questionable, but he’ll play. WR Breshad Perriman (shoulder) and QB Sam Darnold (ankle) are nicked up but are off the report. PK Sam Ficken (groin) was activated from IR on Saturday.

Los Angeles

Inactives: LB Terrell Lewis, WR Trishton Jackson, RB Raymond Calais and RB Xavier Jones

Lineup notes: WR Robert Woods (thigh) was limited Thursday and went fully in Friday’s session. He doesn’t have a designation.

Philadelphia at Arizona (4:05 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 66 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: CB Darius Slay, RB Jason Huntley, WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside, DB Grayland Arnold, QB Nate Sudfeld and WR John Hightower

Lineup notes: WR DeSean Jackson (ankle) remains out of action after being put on Injured Reserve in late October.


Inactives: S Jalen Thompson, WR Andy Isabella, LB Kylie Fitts, QB Brett Hundley, C Lamont Gaillard, RB Eno Benjamin and OT Justin Pugh

Lineup notes: RB Chase Edmonds (ankle) was limited in practice all week and is questionable. He is available. PK Zane Gonzalez (back) will not play, and PK Mike Nugent will handle the kicking chores once again.

Kansas City at New Orleans (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium

Kansas City

Inactives: LB Damien Wilson, CB Thakarius Keyes, OT Mike Remmers, DE Tim Ward, RB Darwin Thompson, DL Khalen Saunders and TE Ricky Seals-Jones

Lineup notes: WR Tyreek Hill (illness) practiced Friday and is off the report.

New Orleans

Inactives: DL Malcom Brown, OT Derrick Kelly, OG Nick Easton, RB Ty Montgomery and CB Ken Crawley

Lineup notes: QB Drew Brees (ribs) came off IR and will start in Week 15. The news isn’t as good for WR Michael Thomas (ankle), who has been moved to the IR list to end his regular season.

Cleveland at New York Giants (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 33 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: DB Robert Jackson, SS Andrew Sendejo, LB Mack Wilson, DE Joe Jackson, WR Marvin Hall and OG Wyatt Teller

Lineup notes: TE Austin Hooper (neck) and TE David Njoku (knee) were both questionable and will be available. WR Jarvis Landry (hip) practiced fully Friday and is fine.

New York

Inactives: OG Kyle Murphy, QB Daniel Jones, WR Dante Pettis, LB T.J. Brunson, OT Jackson Barton, CB Darnay Holmes and DT R.J. McIntosh

Lineup notes: TE Evan Engram (calf) and QB Daniel Jones (hamstring, ankle) head in different directions after being questionable. Engram is up, while Jones will be replace by QB Colt McCoy.

Monday, Dec. 21

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 42 degrees, mostly cloudy


Lineup notes: RB James Conner (quadriceps) was out Thursday and limited Friday. He also was limited Saturday and has drawn a questionable tag.


Lineup notes: RB Joe Mixon (foot) remains on Injured Reserve. QB Brandon Allen (knee) has been ruled out, so QB Ryan Finley will make the start.


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