Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 18

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 18

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Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 18


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 18 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Early games: RB Kareem Hunt (inactive)
Afternoon games: RB James Conner (active), WR Robby Anderson (active), RB Mark Ingram (inactive), Jimmy Garoppolo (active)
Sunday night:

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

Kickoff Weather: 36 degrees, 28% chance of drizzle, W 18 mph


Inactives: PK Evan McPherson, DE Cameron Sample, CB Jalen Davis, LB Logan Wilson, WR Tee Higgins, DL D.J. Reader and QB Joe Burrow

Lineup notes: RB Joe Mixon (COVID-19) is out. QB Joe Burrow (rest) was downgraded to out Saturday, so QB Brandon Allen will start. PK Evan McPherson (groin) won’t kick. PK Elliott Fry will fill in for him. WR Tee Higgins is a healthy scratch to rest for the postseason.


Inactives: OL Hjalte Froholdt, RB Kareem Hunt, S Richard LeCounte III, DB Ronnie Harrison, DL Sheldon Day and CB Troy Hill

Lineup notes: QB Baker Mayfield (shoulder) went on IR and will miss the final game. RB Kareem Hunt (ankle) will not be available. TE David Njoku (shoulder) was able to overcome a questionable tag. RB Nick Chubb (chest, ribs) and TE Austin Hooper (hand) are off the report. RB D’Ernest Johnson was activated Saturday from the COVID list.

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: C Jake Hanson, RB Aaron Jones, S Shawn Davis, LB De’Vondre Campbell, DL Kingsley Keke, DT Jack Heflin and CB Jaire Alexander

Lineup notes: WR Randall Cobb (abdomen) is on IR but could return for the postseason. RB Aaron Jones (knee) will rest in preparation of the playoffs. QB Aaron Rodgers (toe) missed some practice time but will be available for an undetermined number of snaps.


Inactives: DL Jashon Cornell, QB David Blough, LB Jason Cabinda, RB Jermar Jefferson, OT Penei Sewell, OL Dan Skipper and WR Trinity Benson

Lineup notes: QB Jared Goff (knee) and WR Josh Reynolds (thigh) are questionable after they were limited Friday. Both will give it a whirl.

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

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: DL Akiem Hicks, OG Lachavious Simmons, CB Duke Shelley, OT Elijah Wilkinson and RB Ryan Nall

Lineup notes: WR Jakeem Grant (ankle) landed on IR. QB Andy Dalton (groin) practiced Friday and is off the report. He will start with QB Justin Fields on the COVID list.


Inactives: CB Mackensie Alexander, DL Michael Pierce, QB Kellen Mond, RB Wayne Gallman, OG Wyatt Davis, CB Kris Boyd and TE Zach Davidson

Lineup notes: WR Adam Thielen (ankle) is on IR. QB Kirk Cousins was activated from the COVID list after a one-game absence and will start.

Washington Football Team at New York Giants (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 36 degrees, overcast, SSW 10 mph

Football Team

Inactives: OT Saahdiq Charles, TE Sammis Reyes, WR Curtis Samuel, QB Garrett Gilbert, PK Brian X. Johnson, DE Montez Sweat and LB Nate Orchard

Lineup notes: WR Curtis Samuel (hamstring) is out, and TE Ricky Seals-Jones (concussion) was sent to IR. TE Sammis Reyes (hamstring) won’t play. RB Antonio Gibson (hip) practiced Friday and will play.


Inactives: WR Kadarius Toney, QB Mike Glennon and WR John Ross

Lineup notes: QB Daniel Jones (neck) and WR Sterling Shepard (calf) are done for the season on IR. WR Kadarius Toney (shoulder), QB Mike Glennon (wrist) and WR John Ross (knee) are also out. WR Collin Johnson (hamstring) is questionable. RB Saquon Barkley (ankle) and TE Kyle Rudolph (ankle) were limited all week, but they’ll play.

Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: RB Marlon Mack, LB Ben Banogu, WR Dezmon Patmon, OT Julie’n Davenport, WR Mike Strachan, OG Will Fries and CB Xavier Rhodes

Lineup notes: TE Mo Alie-Cox (knee), TE Jack Doyle (knee) and WR Michael Pittman (ribs) practiced Friday and are good to go. WR Parris Campbell (foot) was activated from IR.


Inactives: DT Taven Bryan, WR Tavon Austin, TE Kahale Warring and TE James O’Shaughnessy

Lineup notes: RB Carlos Hyde (concussion) will miss the rest of the season on IR. TE James O’Shaughnessy (hip) is also out. RB Ryquell Armstead (knee) practiced all week and is good to go.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 33 degrees, 62% chance of rain, SSW 10 mph


Inactives: RB Anthony McFarland, P Corliss Waitman, OT Dan Moore Jr., LB Tegray Scales, DT Carlos Davis and QB Dwayne Haskins

Lineup notes: TE Eric Ebron (knee) remains on IR. TE Pat Freiermuth (concussion) and QB Ben Roethlisberger (pectoral, shoulder) practiced Friday and will play. WR Diontae Johnson was activated from COVID reserve, but WR James Washington was placed on it Saturday.


Inactives: QB Lamar Jackson, CB Anthony Averett, OG Ben Powers, TE Tony Poljan, DT Isaiah Mack, DE Odafe Oweh and WR James Proche

Lineup notes: QB Lamar Jackson (ankle) has been ruled out. WR Devin Duvernay (ankle, knee) is questionable but got a full practice Friday and will play. WR Marquise Brown (ankle) and QB Tyler Huntley (illness) are expected to start.

Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 71 degrees, mostly cloudy (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: CB Greg Mabin, LB Jayon Brown, DT Teair Tart, LB Derick Roberson, DT Naquan Jones, OL Kendall Lamm and WR Dez Fitzpatrick

Lineup notes: RB Derrick Henry (foot) was designated to return from IR but didn’t get activated in time. WR Julio Jones (hamstring) practiced Friday and is good to go.


Inactives: LB Derek Rivers, QB Deshaun Watson, DE Chris Smith, WR Chris Conley, TE Jordan Akins, DT Jaleel Johnson and DE Ron’Dell Carter

Lineup notes: WR Chris Conley (knee) didn’t practice all week and will not play.

New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: WR Kenny Stills, OT Terron Armstead, CB Bradley Roby, RB Mark Ingram, CB P.J. Williams and QB Ian Book

Lineup notes: RB Mark Ingram (knee) is inactive after not practicing all week. WR Ty Montgomery (back), QB Taysom Hill (finger) and WR Tre’Quan Smith (chest) missed some practice time but are off the report.


Inactives: OG Jalen Mayfield, LB James Vaughters, DL John Cominsky, DT Tyeler Davison, QB Josh Rosen and WR Frank Darby

Lineup notes: RB Qadree Ollison (quadriceps) and TE Kyle Pitts (hamstring) are available.

New York Jets at Buffalo Bills (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 32 degrees, overcast, SW 20 mph


Inactives: DB Isaiah Dunn, LB Jabari Zuniga, RB La’Mical Perine, RB Austin Walter, QB Mike White, DT Jonathan Marshall and OT Greg Senat

Lineup notes: WR Corey Davis (abdomen) remains on IR. WR Braxton Berrios (quadriceps) joined him Saturday. WR Jamison Crowder (calf) and RB Michael Carter (concussion) are off the report.



Lineup notes: WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee) is doubtful and didn’t practice all week.

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy (open-air dome)


Inactives: S Marcell Harris, DT Maurice Hurst, OT Trent Williams, LB Azeez Al-Shaair, DB K’Waun Williams and FS Jarrod Wilson

Lineup notes: RB Trey Sermon (ankle) is on IR but was designated to return. QB Jimmy Garoppolo (thumb) will give it a go as the starter. RB Elijah Mitchell (knee) practiced Friday and is off the report.


Inactives: OT Alaric Jackson, DE Chris Garrett, LB Terrell Lewis, OT Tremayne Anchrum, QB Bryce Perkins and TE Brycen Hopkins

Lineup notes: RB Darrell Henderson (knee) will finish the regular season on IR. RB Cam Akers (Achilles) managed a full practice in Friday and is off the report.

New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 77 degrees, mostly cloudy, E 12 mph


Inactives: S Kyle Dugger, TE Devin Asiasi, LB Dont’a Hightower, QB Jarrett Stidham and RB J.J. Taylor

Lineup notes: RB Damien Harris (hamstring) and WR Jakobi Meyers (thigh) were limited and questionable but are both active, as expected.


Inactives: TE Hunter Long, WR Preston Williams, DE Darius Hodge, RB Salvon Ahmed and LB Vince Biegel

Lineup notes: RB Phillip Lindsay (ankle) and WR Isaiah Ford (knee) practiced Friday and are ready.

Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 70 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: QB Jacob Eason, LB Bobby Wagner, CB John Reid, OG Gabe Jackson and TE Will Dissly

Lineup notes: RB Alex Collins (abdomen) went on IR and is out. WR DK Metcalf (foot) RB DeeJay Dallas (quadriceps) and WR Freddie Swain (ankle) are all good to go.


Inactives: WR Rondale Moore, CB Marco Wilson, TE Demetrius Harris, QB Trace McSorley, DT Jordan Phillips, RB Chase Edmonds and OT Joshua Miles

Lineup notes: WR DeAndre Hopkins (knee, IR), WR Rondale Moore (ankle) and RB Chase Edmonds (ribs, toe) are unavailable. RB James Conner (heel) was limited all week and is questionable but will tough it out.

Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: LB Sean Chandler, DE Jacob Tuioti-Mariner, LB Azur Kamara, CB Jeremy Chinn, OG John Miller, QB P.J. Walker and LB Kamal Martin

Lineup notes: WR Robby Anderson (quadriceps) is questionable after he didn’t practice all week but is available.


Inactives: OG Nick Leverett, WR Justin Watson, CB Rashard Robinson, CB Richard Sherman, QB Kyle Trask, RB Ronald Jones and DL Jason Pierre-Paul

Lineup notes: RB Leonard Fournette (hamstring) remains on IR. RB Ronald Jones (ankle) is also out. WR Mike Evans (hamstring) and RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn (ribs) practiced Friday and are off the report.

Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: RB Larry Rountree, DE Joe Gaziano, OT Senio Kelemete, QB Easton Stick and RB Gabe Nabers

Lineup notes: TE Donald Parham (concussion) is on IR.


Inactives: CB Amik Robertson, OG Jordan Simmons, TE Nick Bowers, DL Carl Nassib, LB Patrick Onwuasor, DL Damion Square and OT Jackson Barton

Lineup notes: RB Josh Jacobs (ribs), TE Darren Waller (knee) are both active despite questionable tags. TE Foster Moreau (abdomen) practiced Friday and is good to go.


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