Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 9

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 9

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Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 9

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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 9 gameday inactives, weather and notes

TODAY’S KEY GAME-TIME DECISIONS

Early games: RB James Robinson (inactive), QB Tua Tagovailoa (active but not starting), WR Cole Beasley (active), WR Amari Cooper (active), WR CeeDee Lamb, (active) WR Rashod Bateman (active), WR Sammy Watkins (inactive)
Afternoon games: WR DeAndre Hopkins (inactive), QB Kyler Murray (inactive), WR Deebo Samuel (active), RB Elijah Mitchell (active)
Sunday night: WR Robert Woods (active), WR A.J. Brown (active)
Monday night: RB David Montgomery, WR Darnell Mooney

Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 53 degrees, clear

Bengals

Inactives: WR Auden Tate, OG Fred Johnson, WR Trenton Irwin, DE Cameron Sample and CB Vernon Hargreaves III

Lineup notes: WR Auden Tate (thigh) will not be available.

Browns

Inactives: DT Andrew Billings, TE Miller Forristall, DT Tommy Togiai, DE Joe Jackson, CB Herb Miller, OL Hjalte Froholdt and WR Odell Beckham Jr.

Lineup notes: RB Kareem Hunt (calf) remains on IR. WR Odell Beckham Jr. (personal) is out, but his release is pending. TE David Njoku (neck) and QB Baker Mayfield (shoulder) didn’t get injury tags after practicing Friday. WR Jarvis Landry (knee) was limited Friday but is off the report. WR Donovan Peoples-Jones (groin) will start despite a questionable designation.

Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 62 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)

Broncos

Inactives: OT Garett Bolles, LB Malik Reed, S Jamar Johnson and DL Mike Purcell

Lineup notes: OT Garett Bolles (ankle) is out. TE Noah Fant (COVID-19) will not play, so TE Albert Okwuegbunam will make the start. Backup QB Drew Lock (COVID-19) will not be available after testing positive Sunday following a pair of negative tests Saturday.

Cowboys

Inactives: CB Israel Mukuamu, WR Simi Fehoko, OT Tyron Smith and QB Will Grier

Lineup notes: OT Tyron Smith (ankle) and TE Blake Jarwin (hip) are out. WR Michael Gallup (calf) will remain on IR for Week 9. QB Dak Prescott (calf) practiced fully Friday and is off the report. WR Amari Cooper (hamstring) and WR CeeDee Lamb (ankle) were limited Friday and both will play through questionable tags.

Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 69 degrees, clear

Texans

Inactives: WR Davion Davis, QB Jeff Driskel, QB Deshaun Watson, LB Eric Wilson, CB Cre’Von LeBlanc, LB Hardy Nickerson Jr. and TE Pharaoh Brown

Lineup notes: RB Rex Burkhead (hip) and WR Chris Conley (calf) practiced Friday and are good to go. QB Tyrod Taylor (hamstring) was activated and will start.

Dolphins

Inactives: TE Hunter Long, WR Preston Williams, DE Darius Hodge, S Sheldrick Redwine, CB Trill Williams, DL John Jenkins and OT Greg Little

Lineup notes: WR Will Fuller (finger) remains on IR. QB Tua Tagovailoa (ribs, finger) is active but will only play in case of an emergency. QB Jacoby Brissett will make the start. WR DeVante Parker (hamstring) was placed on IR after aggravating the injury in practice.

Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium

Falcons

Inactives: DE Jacob Tuioti-Mariner, DT Ta’Quon Graham, DL John Cominsky, DL Jonathan Bullard, RB Wayne Gallman and OG Josh Andrews

Lineup notes: WR Calvin Ridley (personal) has been placed on the non-football injury list as he focuses on mental health and will miss at least three more games. WR Russell Gage (groin) practiced fully Thursday and Friday and is off the report.

Saints

Inactives: DE Jalyn Holmes, DE Malcolm Roach, TE Juwan Johnson, DT Montravius Adams, RB Ty Montgomery and DE Carl Granderson

Lineup notes: WR Michael Thomas (ankle) will miss the rest of the season after suffering a setback with his ankle. QB Jameis Winston (knee) will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL. QB Taysom Hill (concussion) will make his return this week, but it will be in the hybrid role as QB Trevor Siemian will start under center.

Las Vegas Raiders at New York Giants (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 52 degrees, partly cloudy

Raiders

Inactives: OT Jackson Barton, CB Amik Robertson, RB Peyton Barber, DL Damion Square and DE Malcolm Koonce

Lineup notes: WR Henry Ruggs III was released earlier in the week after being arrested on multiple felony charges. TE Darren Waller (ankle) returns after missing Week 7.

Giants

Inactives: DE Lorenzo Carter, RB Saquon Barkley, WR Sterling Shepard, FS Nate Ebner and LB Oshane Ximines

Lineup notes: RB Saquon Barkley (ankle) and WR Sterling Shepard (hamstring) are out again. WR Kenny Golladay (knee) and WR John Ross (quadriceps) both will play through questionable tags. WR Kadarius Toney (thumb) was limited all week but is off the report.

New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 57 degrees, mostly cloudy

Patriots

Inactives: RB J.J. Taylor, LB Ronnie Perkins, CB Shaun Wade, TE Devin Asiasi, WR N’Keal Harry and OG Yasir Durant

Lineup notes: TE Jonnu Smith (shoulder) was limited all week and is questionable but will give it a try.

Panthers

Inactives: WR Shi Smith, CB Stantley Thomas-Oliver, C Pat Elflein, DT Phil Hoskins, LB Kamal Martin, RB Royce Freeman and CB CJ Henderson

Lineup notes: RB Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) has been activated from IR and will play, but reports say he will be on a snap count. QB Sam Darnold (concussion, shoulder) cleared the concussion protocol and will play.

Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 53 degrees, mostly cloudy

Bills

Inactives: TE Dawson Knox, RB Matt Breida, LB Efe Obada, DE Carlos Basham Jr., DL Justin Zimmer and OT Spencer X. Brown

Lineup notes: TE Dawson Knox (hand) has been ruled out. WR Cole Beasley (ribs) is questionable will play.

Jaguars

Inactives: DE Jordan Smith, CB Tre Herndon, TE Jacob Hollister, WR Tyron Johnson and RB James Robinson

Lineup notes: RB James Robinson (heel) was dealing with too much pain during warmups and will not play.

Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore Ravens (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 52 degrees, partly cloudy

Vikings

Inactives: LB Chazz Surratt, WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette, DL Michael Pierce and QB Kellen Mond

Lineup notes: WR Dede Westbrook (ankle) upgraded to a full practice Friday and is off the report.

Ravens

Inactives: RB Latavius Murray, S Ar’Darius Washington, WR Sammy Watkins, DL Brandon Williams and C Patrick Mekari

Lineup notes: RB Latavius Murray (ankle) won’t play. WR Rashod Bateman (groin) and WR Sammy Watkins (thigh) are both questionable. Watkins isn’t ready, but Bateman will give it a whirl.

Los Angeles Chargers at Philadelphia Eagles (4:05 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy

Chargers

InactivesS Alohi Gilman, CB Asante Samuel Jr., QB Easton Stick, RB Justin Jackson, C Michael Davis, OT Trey Pipkins and RB Gabe Nabers

Lineup notes: RB Justin Jackson (quadriceps) has been ruled out. RB Austin Ekeler (hip) and QB Justin Herbert (hand) practiced all week and are good to go.

Eagles

Inactives: CB Kary Vincent Jr., QB Reid Sinnett, CB Mac McCain, WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside, CB Tay Gowan, OG Jack Anderson and CB Josiah Scott

Lineup notes: RB Miles Sanders (ankle, foot) landed on IR and will miss at least two more games. WR J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (ankle) has also been ruled out. WR Jalen Reagor (ankle) missed some practice time, but he’s off the report. RB Jordan Howard was activated again from the practice squad.

Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 66 degrees, clear

Packers

Inactives: LB Isaiah McDuffie, LB LaDarius Hamilton, S Vernon Scott and DL Kingsley Keke

Lineup notes: TE Robert Tonyan (knee) is on IR and out for the season with a torn ACL. QB Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Week 9 game, meaning QB Jordan Love will make his first regular-season start. WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (hamstring) was activated from IR and will play. WR Davante Adams and WR Allen Lazard missed the Week 8 game on the Reserve/COVID-19 list but have returned and will play.

Chiefs

Inactives: TE Daniel Brown, OT Prince Tega Wanogho, CB DeAndre Baker, OT Mike Remmers and DL Khalen Saunders

Lineup notes: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire (knee) remains on IR. TE Travis Kelce (neck) and WR Tyreek Hill (ankle) practiced fully and are off the report.

Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy

Cardinals

Inactives: CB Kevin Peterson, QB Kyler Murray, S James Wiggins, WR DeAndre Hopkins and RB Jonathan Ward

Lineup notes: WR DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring) and QB Kyler Murray (ankle) were out of practice all week and are questionable. Neither player is expected to be active. WR A.J. Green tested positive for COVID-19 but is vaccinated and will not be available. RB Chase Edmonds (shoulder) practiced Friday and is good to go.

49ers

Inactives: OG Aaron Banks, CB Deommodore Lenoir, DT Maurice Hurst, SS Jimmie Ward, WR Travis Benjamin, DL Charles Omenihu and RB Trey Sermon

Lineup notes: TE George Kittle (calf) was activated for Week 9. OT Trent Williams (ankle) was limited Friday but is off the report. WR Deebo Samuel (calf) and RB Elijah Mitchell (ribs) were limited Friday and are listed as questionable. Both will play. RB Jeff Wilson Jr. (knee) was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform, making RB Trey Sermon a healthy scratch.

Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 61 degrees, clear (one-air dome)

Titans

Inactives: DE Amani Bledsoe, CB Greg Mabin, LB Rashaan Evans, WR Josh Reynolds, FB Tory Carter, OL Kendall Lamm and OG Nate Davis

Lineup notes: RB Derrick Henry (foot) landed on IR after foot surgery, and he’s out 6-10 weeks. RBs Adrian Peterson and D’Onta Foreman were signed to the active roster. WR Julio Jones (hamstring) was limited all week but is off the injury report. OT Taylor Lewan (knee) and WR A.J. Brown (knee) are questionable. Both are active, as expected.

Rams

Inactives: DE Chris Garrett, OT Alaric Jackson, QB Bryce Perkins, TE Brycen Hopkins and LB Von Miller

Lineup notes: QB Matthew Stafford (back) and WR Robert Woods (foot) were limited Friday. Stafford is off the report, and Woods will play through his questionable designation.

Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 56 degrees, clear

Bears

Lineup notes: RB David Montgomery (knee) has a really good chance of being activated for Monday Night Football. RB Damien Williams (knee) was out of practice Thursday and will need to be monitored Saturday. WR Darnell Mooney (groin) is questionable and was limited Saturday.

Steelers

Lineup notes: WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (shoulder) is out for the season and on IR. TE Eric Ebron (hamstring) has been ruled out, and QB Ben Roethlisberger (pectoral, hip, shoulder)  missed some practice time this week but isn’t on the injury report.

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