Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 16

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 16

Fantasy football player inactives

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 16


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 16 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Early games: RB D’Andre Swift (inactive), RB Damien Harris (active), WR D.J. Moore (active), WR Adam Thielen (active)
Afternoon games:
Sunday night: RB Antonio Gibson (active)
Monday night:

Detroit Lions at Atlanta Falcons (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: RB D’Andre Swift, RB Jermar Jefferson, LB Josh Woods, S Jalen Elliott and LB Julian Okwara

Lineup notes: QB Jared Goff (COVID-19) remains on the list and will not play. RB Jamaal Williams (illness) came off the COVID list and should be ready to go. WR Josh Reynolds (thigh) and RB D’Andre Swift (shoulder) are questionable and were limited all week, but Swift won’t be on the field.


Inactives: DL John Cominsky, WR Tajae Sharpe, OG Josh Andrews and QB Josh Rosen

Lineup notes: WR Calvin Ridley (personal) remains out as he focuses on mental health. WR Tajae Sharpe (foot) couldn’t overcome a doubtful tag.

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

Kickoff Weather: 50 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: DE Daelin Hayes, QB Lamar Jackson, OG Ben Powers, WR Devin Duvernay, OG Tyre Phillips and RB Patrick Ricard

Lineup notes: QB Lamar Jackson (ankle) did not make the trip and is out. QB Tyler Huntley (illness) was put on the COVID list and won’t play, so QB Josh Johnson gets the start. WR Sammy Watkins (illness) was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday and will be out there.


Inactives: RB Trayveon Williams, OG Fred Johnson, WR Trenton Irwin, DE Khalid Kareem, CB Vernon Hargreaves III and LB Logan Wilson

Lineup notes: RB Joe Mixon (ankle) and QB Joe Burrow (finger) practiced Friday and are good to go.

Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota Vikings (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: DE Chris Garrett, LB Terrell Lewis, QB Bryce Perkins, S Juju Hughes and RB Cam Akers

Lineup notes: TE Tyler Higbee came off the COVID list Friday and appears ready to go. RB Cam Akers (Achilles) was activated from IR but won’t play in Week 16.


Inactives: WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette

Lineup notes: RB Dalvin Cook (illness) is out for Week 16 on the COVID list. WR Adam Thielen (ankle) was limited all week, but he’ll give it a whirl. QB Kirk Cousins (ribs) practiced Friday and is good to go.

Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 39 degrees, partly cloudy, NW winds 10 mph


Inactives: DL Star Lotulelei, RB Matt Breida and TE Tommy Sweeney

Lineup notes: WR Gabriel Davis (illness) and WR Cole Beasley (illness) are out for Week 16 on the COVID list. QB Josh Allen (foot) practiced Friday and is good to go. WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee) is expected back this week and wasn’t on the injury report. RB Matt Breida is a healthy scratch, so RBs Zack Moss and Devin Singletary will split the touches.


Inactives: CB Shaun Wade, TE Devin Asiasi, QB Jarrett Stidham, DB Joejuan Williams, WR Nelson Agholor and S Joshuah Bledsoe

Lineup notes: RB Rhamondre Stevenson (COVID-19) and WR Nelson Agholor (concussion) are out for Week 16. RB Damien Harris (hamstring) and RB Brandon Bolden (knee) have the typical “limited all week” and “questionable” tag. Both will play.WR Kendrick Bourne (illness) was activated from the COVID reserve and will play.

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

Kickoff Weather: 47 degrees, clear, NW winds 11 mph


Inactives: LB Lerentee McCray and RB Ryquell Armstead

Lineup notes: RB Carlos Hyde (concussion) will miss the rest of the season on IR. WR Laviska Shenault went on the COVID list Friday and is out. TE Dan Arnold (knee) was designated to return and could be back soon. RB James Robinson (knee) is good to go.


Inactives: WR Jamison Crowder, RB Austin Walter, CB Elijah Riley and RB La’Mical Perine

Lineup notes: WR Corey Davis (abdomen) and WR Elijah Moore (quadriceps) are on IR. WR Jamison Crowder (calf) couldn’t get right in time, so WRs Keelan Cole and Braxton Berrios will have large roles today.

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

Kickoff Weather: 48 degrees, partly cloudy, NW winds 10 mph


Inactives: LB Oshane Ximines, WR Collin Johnson, RB Gary Brightwell and OG Ben Bredeson

Lineup notes: QB Daniel Jones (neck) and WR Sterling Shepard (calf) are done for the season on IR. WR Kadarius Toney (oblique) was limited Friday but will play. RB Saquon Barkley (ankle) and TE Kyle Rudolph (ankle) were limited all week, but they’ll play.


Inactives: CB Kary Vincent Jr., QB Reid Sinnett, DT Marlon Tuipulotu and CB Tay Gowan

Lineup notes: RB Jordan Howard (knee) and QB Jalen Hurts (ankle) practiced Friday and are good to go. RB Miles Sanders (quadriceps) didn’t practice Friday, but he doesn’t have an injury designation. Still, keep an eye on him.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 70 degrees, clear


Inactives: S Antoine Winfield Jr., CB Pierre Desir, P Bradley Pinion, QB Kyle Trask, DL Jason Pierre-Paul and WR Mike Evans

Lineup notes: RB Giovani Bernard (hip) and WR Chris Godwin (knee) will spend the rest of the season on IR. RB Leonard Fournette (hamstring) went on IR but could return for the playoffs. WR Mike Evans (hamstring) is out. WR Antonio Brown (ankle) was limited all week, but he’ll play. RB Le’Veon Bell was signed this week to the active roster.


Inactives: DE Darryl X. Johnson, QB P.J. Walker, LB Kamal Martin, DT Phil Hoskins, DE Frank Herron and OT Cameron Erving

Lineup notes: QB Sam Darnold (shoulder) is expected to return to the field in a rotation with QB Cam Newton, quite possibly commanding the majority of plays. WR D.J. Moore (hamstring) was limited Friday and is questionable but will play.

Los Angeles Chargers at Houston Texans (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 75 degrees, mostly cloudy, S winds 11 mph (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: No inactives

Lineup notes: TE Donald Parham (concussion) was put on IR Saturday. RB Austin Ekeler (illness) again tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday and will not play. RBs Justin Jackson and Joshua Kelley are expected to split the workload. WR Mike Williams tested positive for COVID-19 and will not play. S Derwin James (hamstring) is questionable but will play.


Inactives: RB David Johnson, OT Carson Green, QB Deshaun Watson, CB Terrance Mitchell and WR Danny Amendola

Lineup notes: WR Danny Amendola (knee) was placed on IR after knee surgery. WR Brandin Cooks (illness) was not activated from the COVID list. RB David Johnson (quadriceps) didn’t practice all week and couldn’t overcome a questionable tag. WR Chris Conley (knee) is good to go.

Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks (4:05 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 26 degrees, overcast


Inactives: QB Andy Dalton, OG Lachavious Simmons, WR Jakeem Grant, OT Jason Peters, CB Xavier Crawford and QB Justin Fields

Lineup notes: WR Allen Robinson (COVID-19) was not activated, and WR Jakeem Grant (concussion) is out for Week 16. WR Marquise Goodwin (foot) practiced Friday and will play. QB Justin Fields (ankle) didn’t practice Thursday and Friday. He couldn’t get right in time to be the backup.


Inactives: QB Jacob Eason, OT Dakoda Shepley, RB Alex Collins, LB Jon Rhattigan and DL Kerry Hyder

Lineup notes: RB Alex Collins (abdomen) won’t be available. QB Russell Wilson (ankle) is off the report. WR Tyler Lockett was activated from the COVID list and will play.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 57 degrees, overcast, SSE winds 18 mph


Inactives: LB Buddy Johnson, P Cameron Nizialek, QB Dwayne Haskins, TE Pat Freiermuth, DT Chris Wormley and P Pressley Harvin III

Lineup notes: TE Eric Ebron (knee) remains on IR. TE Pat Freiermuth (concussion) also is out. QB Ben Roethlisberger (pectoral, shoulder) practiced Friday and will play.


Inactives: OT Lucas Niang, QB Shane Buechele, TE Travis Kelce and LB Nick Bolton

Lineup notes: WR Tyreek Hill (illness) was activated from the COVID list Saturday and will play. TE Travis Kelce (illness) also was activated, but he didn’t actually clear the protocol by testing negative. He will not play.

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

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: DT McTelvin Agim, S Jamar Johnson, CB Michael Ojemudia, QB Teddy Bridgewater and LB Kenny Young

Lineup notes: QB Teddy Bridgewater (concussion) is out. RB Melvin Gordon (hip, thumb), WR Courtland Sutton (wrist) and RB Javonte Williams (knee) are off the report after practicing Friday.


Inactives: TE Darren Waller, DL Johnathan Hankins, OG Jordan Simmons, DE Kendal Vickers, LB Will Compton and DE Malcolm Koonce

Lineup notes: RB Kenyan Drake (ankle) will likely miss the rest of the season on IR. TE Darren Waller (knee, back) went from doubtful to inactive, as expected. WR Zay Jones (toe) was limited this week, but he’s off the report. RB Josh Jacobs (illness) is good to go as well.

Washington Football Team at Dallas Cowboys (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy, S winds 15 mph (retractable-roof dome)

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Inactives: CB Corn Elder, WR Antonio Gandy-Golden, WR Curtis Samuel, QB Garrett Gilbert, PK Brian X. Johnson, CB William Jackson III and LB Jamin Davis

Lineup notes: TE Logan Thomas (knee) and RB J.D. McKissic (neck) will miss the rest of the season on IR. QB Taylor Heinicke came off the COVID list and will start. RB Antonio Gibson (toe) will give it a go, but WR Curtis Samuel (hamstring) will not play.


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

Lineup notes: TE Blake Jarwin (hip) remains on IR. RB Ezekiel Elliott (knee) and RB Tony Pollard (foot) had full practices and are good to go.

Miami Dolphins at New Orleans Saints (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Lineup notes: RB Phillip Lindsay (ankle) practiced Friday and should be ready.


Lineup notes: QB Taysom Hill (illness) and QB Trevor Siemian (illness) will likely miss the Week 16 game on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, but they have until 4 p.m. ET Sunday for activation. If they’re vaccinated and able to clear Monday, either could play, but all signs point to rookie fourth-round QB Ian Book starting.


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