Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 17

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 17

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Gameday 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.

Week 17 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Early games: WR DeVante Parker (active), QB Matthew Stafford (active)
Afternoon games: RB Le’Veon Bell (active), WR Larry Fitzgerald (inactive), RB Cam Akers (active), RB Duke Johnson (inactive)
Sunday night: RB Antonio Gibson (active), WR Terry McLaurin (active)

Sunday, Jan. 3

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

Kickoff Weather: 34 degrees, light snow possible


Inactives: OL Adam Pankey, RB DeAndre Washington, DT Benito Jones, LB Kamu Grugier-Hill, WR Kirk Merritt, QB Jake Rudock and WR Jakeem Grant

Lineup notes: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (illness) will not provide any “Fitz Magic” this week as he’ll miss the season finale on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. WR Jakeem Grant (hamstring) won’t be available, but WR DeVante Parker (hamstring) makes his return. TE Mike Gesicki (shoulder) is off the report.


Inactives: DL Jerry Hughes, CB Tre’Davious White, OT Ty Nsekhe, RB Reggie Gilliam, WR Cole Beasley, QB Jake Fromm, DL Mario Addison and RB Taiwan Jones

Lineup notes: WR Cole Beasley (knee) has been ruled out. WR John Brown (illness) is fresh off the Reserve/COVID-19 list and will play.

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

Kickoff Weather: 39 degrees, overcast


Inactives: WR James Proche, CB Jimmy Smith, DL Justin Ellis, DT Broderick Washington, C Patrick Mekari, WR Willie Snead and DL Yannick Ngakoue

Lineup notes: RB Gus Edwards (back), RB Mark Ingram (illness) and WR Willie Snead (ankle) entered the game questionable, but the receiver is unavailable.


Inactives: LB Logan Wilson, OG Alex Redmond, CB Mackensie Alexander, TE Mitchell Wilcox, OG Keaton Sutherland, PK Randy Bullock and CB William Jackson III

Lineup notes: RB Joe Mixon (foot) remains on Injured Reserve. WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) and WR Tee Higgins (hamstring) logged full practices Friday and are off the report. PK Austin Seibert will once again handle the kicking duties.

Pittsburgh at Cleveland (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 38 degrees, overcast


Inactives: PK Chris Boswell, LB T.J. Watt, SS Terrell Edmunds, QB Ben Roethlisberger, C Maurkice Pouncey and DL Cameron Heyward

Lineup notes: QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury related) and PK Chris Boswell (groin) will sit out in Week 17. WR Diontae Johnson (illness) didn’t practice Friday but doesn’t have an injury designation. TE Eric Ebron will not play after being put on the COVID-19 list. PK Matthew Wright will handle the kicking chores.


Inactives: WR Alexander Hollins, OL Blake Hance, DE Joe Jackson, S Tedric Thompson, C Nick Harris and OL Kendall Lamm

Lineup notes: WR Jarvis Landry (hip) practiced fully Friday and is off the report.

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

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: CB Cameron Dantzler, CB Chris Jones, RB Dalvin Cook, DE Ifeadi Odenigbo, OT Kyle Hinton, DE Jalyn Holmes and LB Eric Kendricks

Lineup notes: TE Kyle Rudolph’s (foot) season ends on Injured Reserve with a foot injury. RB Dalvin Cook (personal) will also miss the finale due to a personal matter. PK Dan Bailey (back) will kick through a questionable designation. RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) was a full-go Friday and should see a ton of work in place of Cook.


Inactives: LB Jamie Collins, DL Albert Huggins, WR Kenny Golladay, S Bobby Price, OG Logan Stenberg, OG Joe Dahl and OT Tyrell Crosby

Lineup notes: WR Kenny Golladay (hip) will end his season in a familiar spot on the inactive list. QB Matthew Stafford (thumb, rib) will gut it out one more week.

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

Kickoff Weather: 38 degrees, overcast

New York

Inactives: WR Lawrence Cager, CB Blessuan Austin, QB James Morgan, DL Trevon Coley, C Jimmy Murray and TE Ross Travis

Lineup notes: RB Frank Gore‘s season ends on Injured Reserve with a lung contusion. RB Ty Johnson (hip) practiced fully Friday and should serve as the lead back after RB La’Mical Perine (illness) was put on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. PK Sam Ficken was released and replaced by PK Chase McLaughlin.

New England

Inactives: LB Anfernee Jennings, C David Andrews, CB Dee Virgin, OG Shaq Mason, QB Brian Hoyer, LB Terez Hall and CB D’Angelo Ross

Lineup notes: WR Julian Edelman (knee) will end the season on Injured Reserve. RB Damien Harris (ankle) was placed on IR, so expect to see more from RBs Sony Michel and J.J. Taylor.

Dallas at New York Giants (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 35 degrees, rain


Inactives: LB Leighton Vander Esch, RB Sewo Olonilua, QB Ben DiNucci, DE Bradlee Anae, CB Rashard Robinson and OG Zack Martin

Lineup notes: No fantasy injuries of note.

new york

Inactives: OG Kyle Murphy, PK Ryan Santoso, WR Golden Tate, DB Madre Harper, OT Jackson Barton and DT R.J. McIntosh

Lineup notes: WR Golden Tate (calf) didn’t practice all week, and he’s inactive. TE Evan Engram (calf) and WR Sterling Shepard (rib) were limited all week, but they, along with QB Daniel Jones (hamstring, ankle), are off the report.

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

Kickoff Weather: 66 degrees, overcast


Inactives: CB Darqueze Dennard, DT Deadrin Senat, TE Jared Pinkney, WR Brandon Powell, WR Julio Jones, DB Tyler Hall and RB Qadree Ollison

Lineup notes: WR Julio Jones (hamstring) will miss the season finale.

Tampa Bay

Inactives: TE Tanner Hudson, RB LeSean McCoy, DE Jeremiah Ledbetter, QB Ryan W. Griffin and CB Carlton Davis

Lineup notes: RB Leonard Fournette (abdomen) and RB Ronald Jones (finger) practiced Friday as the Bucs enter Week 17 pretty healthy. Jones was activated from the COVID-19 list.

Green Bay at Chicago (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 31 degrees, mostly cloudy

Green Bay

Inactives: DL Kingsley Keke, OG Simon Stepaniak, LB Jonathan Garvin, QB Jordan Love, CB Josh Jackson and TE Jace Sternberger

Lineup notes: WR Allen Lazard (abdomen, wrist) was limited Friday, and RB Jamaal Williams (quadriceps) was a full-go. Both are off the report.


Inactives: DL Daniel McCullers, OG Lachavious Simmons, CB Jaylon Johnson, S Deon Bush, CB Buster Skrine and WR Riley Ridley

Lineup notes: WR Cordarrelle Patterson (knee) is questionable but practiced fully Friday and will be available. WR Allen Robinson (hamstring) was limited Friday but doesn’t carry an injury designation.

Las Vegas at Denver (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 47 degrees, partly cloudy

Las Vegas

Inactives: CB Amik Robertson, OT Denzelle Good, DT Maurice Hurst, QB Nathan Peterman, S Erik Harris, OT Trent Brown and CB Isaiah Johnson

Lineup notes: WR Hunter Renfrow (ankle) practiced Friday and is good to go.


Inactives: QB Jeff Driskel, OT Demar Dotson, LB Anthony Chickillo, LB Bradley Chubb and DB Trey Marshall

Lineup notes: RB Phillip Lindsay (hip, knee) ends his injury-riddled season on IR. WR K.J. Hamler (concussion) will also have a seat on the sidelines.

Jacksonville at Indianapolis (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: P Dustin Colquitt, LB Quincy Williams, QB Jake Luton, RB James Robinson, CB Luq Barcoo and WR DJ Chark Jr.

Lineup notes: WR D.J. Chark (shin), WR Collin Johnson (hamstring) and RB James Robinson (ankle) will all grab some pine this weekend.


Inactives: WR DeMichael Harris, TE Noah Togiai, LB Ben Banogu, OT Will Holden, S Khari Willis, CB Rock Ya-Sin and QB Jacob Eason

Lineup notes: QB Philip Rivers (toe) practiced Friday and will play in what could be his final NFL game. WR Michael Pittman (concussion) will be out there after clearing the concussion protocol.

Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 37 degrees, foggy

Los Angeles

Inactives: DL Joey Bosa, QB Easton Stick, OT Bryan Bulaga, SS Jahleel Addae, S Rayshawn Jenkins and OT Sam Tevi

Lineup notes: TE Hunter Henry (illness) and WR Keenan Allen (illness) are expected to miss the season finale on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

Kansas City

Inactives: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, OT Mike Remmers, LB Ben Niemann, S Tyrann Mathieu, WR Tyreek Hill, QB Patrick Mahomes and WR Sammy Watkins

Lineup notes: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire (ankle), WR Tyreek Hill (hamstring) and WR Sammy Watkins (calf) will all sit out this week. RB Le’Veon Bell (knee) was limited all week, and he will play through a questionable tag.

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

Kickoff Weather: 60 degrees, clear (open-air dome stadium)


Inactives: CB Jace Whittaker, C Lamont Gaillard, QB Brett Hundley, WR Larry Fitzgerald, OT Joshua Miles and RB Eno Benjamin

Lineup notes: RB Chase Edmonds (hip) will be available, but WR Larry Fitzgerald (groin) is inactive for Week 17. Neither practiced Friday. QB Kyler Murray (leg) and WR DeAndre Hopkins (hip) practiced Friday and are good to go. WR Christian Kirk was put on the COVID list and won’t play.

Los Angeles

Inactives: QB Jared Goff, LB Micah Kiser, WR Trishton Jackson, C Brian Allen and QB Bryce Perkins

Lineup notes: RB Darrell Henderson (ankle) landed on IR with an ankle injury. QB Jared Goff (thumb) is out this week after thumb surgery. RB Cam Akers (ankle) will play through a questionable tag. RB Malcolm Brown (shoulder) was limited earlier in the week, but he doesn’t have an injury designation.

Seattle at San Francisco* (4:25 p.m. EST *in Arizona)

Kickoff Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy (retractable-roof dome stadium)


Inactives: TE Greg Olsen, OG Mike Iupati, CB Jayson Stanley, DL Jonathan Bullard, RB DeeJay Dallas and RB Carlos Hyde

Lineup notes: RB Carlos Hyde (illness) has been ruled out. TE Greg Olsen (foot) is questionable. RB Chris Carson (foot) was limited in practice, as usual, but he’s off the report.

San Francisco

Inactives: WR Deebo Samuel, DT Javon Kinlaw, DT Kevin Givens, WR Brandon Aiyuk, LB Dre Greenlaw, CB Richard Sherman and DB K’Waun Williams

Lineup notes: QB Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle) remains on Injured Reserve. QB Nick Mullens (elbow) and RB Raheem Mostert (ankle) joined him on IR last week. WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) and WR Brandon Aiyuk (ankle) will also sit out.

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

Kickoff Weather: 54 degrees, mostly cloudy

New Orleans

Inactives: DE Malcolm Roach, CB Marcus Williams, OT Derrick Kelly, TE Josh Hill, WR Jake Kumerow and C Will Clapp

Lineup notes: WR Michael Thomas (ankle) remains on IR. RB Alvin Kamara (illness) was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list and will be out. RB Latavius Murray (quadriceps) got a full practice in Friday and is off the report. However, he was put on the COVID list as a close contact, and he will be joined by third-string RB Dwayne Washington. RB Ty Montgomery is expected to start.


Inactives: RB Mike Davis, S Natrell Jamerson, DE Brian Burns, OT Russell Okung, QB Will Grier, DL Woodrow Hamilton and RB Christian McCaffrey

Lineup notes: RB Mike Davis (ankle) and RB Christian McCaffrey (thigh) are both doubtful after neither practiced all week. WR Robby Anderson (groin) practiced fully and is off the report.

Tennessee at Houston (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 64 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome stadium)


Inactives: RB D’Onta Foreman, RB Senorise Perry, CB Kareem Orr, LB Derick Roberson and S Chris Jackson

Lineup notes: WR Adam Humphries (concussion) remains on Injured Reserve after an unsuccessful return from a concussion.


Inactives: CB Phillip Gaines, S Geno Stone, OT Laremy Tunsil, WR Damion Ratley, RB Duke Johnson and QB Josh McCown

Lineup notes: RB Duke Johnson (neck) is questionable after he was limited Friday. WR Randall Cobb (toe) remains on Injured Reserve. WR Keke Coutee (foot) practiced Friday and is off the report.

Washington at Philadelphia (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 40 degrees, light rain


Inactives: RB Lamar Miller, OL David Steinmetz, WR Antonio Gandy-Golden, LB Thomas Davis and LB Kevin Pierre-Louis

Lineup notes: RB Antonio Gibson (toe), WR Terry McLaurin (ankle) and QB Alex Smith (calf) are all active after being questionable.


Inactives: TE Dallas Goedert, WR Alshon Jeffery, TE Richard Rodgers, DE Derek Barnett, WR DeSean Jackson, CB Michael Jacquet III, DL Fletcher Cox, RB Miles Sanders, QB Carson Wentz and OT Jordan Mailata

Lineup notes: TE Dallas Goedert (calf), WR DeSean Jackson (ankle), TE Richard Rodgers (ankle) and RB Miles Sanders (knee) will all be spectators this week. WR Alshon Jeffery joins the group as a healthy scratch.


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