Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 1

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 1

Fantasy football player inactives

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 1


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 1 gameday inactives, weather and notes

Key game-time decisions

Early games: RB J.K. Dobbins (inactive), WR Jakobi Meyers (active), WR Michael Thomas (active), WR Drake London (active), TE George Kittle (inactive)
Afternoon games: WR Allen Lazard (inactive), TE Zach Ertz (active)
Sunday night: WR Russell Gage, WR Chris Godwin
Monday night: RB Kenneth Walker

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

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: DE Tanoh Kpassagnon, RB Dwayne Washington, WR Tre’Quan Smith, TE Nick Vannett, OG Wyatt Davis and CB Paulson Adebo

Lineup notes: WR Michael Thomas (hamstring) was limited all week and was deemed questionable, but he’ll be on the field. WR Tre’Quan Smith (shoulder) is out.


Inactives: WR Damiere Byrd, LB DeAngelo Malone, RB Tyler Allgeier, OT Chuma Edoga and LB Nick Kwiatkoski

Lineup notes: WR Drake London (knee) was limited all week but will be available. Rookie RB Tyler Allgeier is a healthy scratch.

San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 68 degrees, 69% chance of rain, NNW 10 mph

NOTE: It is pouring rain in Chicago, which could affect player footing and ball security. It isn’t windy, which bodes well for the passing game, but expectations across the board should be tempered.


Inactives: OT Daniel Brunskill, WR Danny Gray, QB Brock Purdy, DE Jordan Willis, OT Nick Zakelj, TE George Kittle and RB Tyrion Davis-Price

Lineup notes: TE George Kittle (groin) didn’t practice all week, and he’s inactive for the opener. Some reports suggest he will need multiple weeks to recover, but a recent update indicated Kittle has seen improvement.


Inactives: DL Kingsley Jonathan, OT Ja’Tyre Carter, OT Alex Leatherwood, DB Elijah Hicks, TE Trevon Wesco and WR Velus Jones

Lineup notes: Rookie WR Velus Jones (hamstring) couldn’t overcome a doubtful designation.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 75 degrees, mostly cloudy, 88% humidity


Inactives: LB Mark Robinson, WR Steven Sims, QB Mason Rudolph, OG Kendrick Green and DE Isaiahh Loudermilk

Lineup notes: WR Diontae Johnson (shoulder) was limited earlier in the week but made it back to a full practice Friday. He’s ready to play.


Inactives: DT Jay Tufele, TE Devin Asiasi, RB Trayveon Williams, OT Max Scharping and OT D’Ante Smith

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: S Reed Blankenship, DE Tarron Jackson, RB Trey Sermon, TE Grant Calcaterra, OL Josh Sills and QB Ian Book

Lineup notes: RB Miles Sanders (hamstring) practiced fully Friday and will be good to go.


Inactives: DT Demetrius X. Taylor, TE James Mitchell, DL Julian Okwara, OG Tommy Kraemer, CB Chase Lucas and CB Ifeatu Melifonwu

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

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

Kickoff Weather: 90 degrees, 64% humidity


Inactives: RB Pierre Strong, LB Anfernee Jennings, QB Bailey Zappe, DT Sam Roberts, CB Shaun Wade, S Joshuah Bledsoe and C Chasen Hines

Lineup notes: WR Jakobi Meyers (knee) and WR Ty Montgomery (knee) were limited all week but are available.


Inactives: TE Tanner Conner, LB Trey Flowers, CB Noah Igbinoghene, CB Eric Rowe, WR Erik Ezukanma, RB Salvon Ahmed and QB Skylar Thompson

Lineup notes: RB Chase Edmonds (groin), WR Jaylen Waddle (quadriceps) and RB Myles Gaskin (neck) popped up on the injury report Thursday, but they practiced fully and were removed Friday. They’re set to go. RB Salvon Ahmed (heel) was limited all week and will sit.

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

Kickoff Weather: 76 degrees, overcast


Inactives: CB Marcus Peters, OT Ronnie Stanley, DT Travis X. Jones, RB J.K. Dobbins, OL Daniel Faalele and TE Nick Boyle

Lineup notes: RB J.K. Dobbins (knee) was limited in practice Friday and deemed questionable, but he will not play. OT Ronnie Stanley (ankle) was limited Friday and is doubtful. Star CB Marcus Peters (knee) will miss the opener as he works his way back from last year’s ACL tear.


Inactives: OT Conor McDermott, TE Jeremy Ruckert, WR Denzel Mims, LB Bryce Huff and QB Zach Wilson

Lineup notes: QB Zach Wilson (knee) is out for the first three weeks, meaning QB Joe Flacco gets the nod. Starting LT Duane Brown (shoulder) was placed on IR, and RT George Fant was questionable but fully practiced Friday and will play at left tackle.

Jacksonville Jaguars at Washington Commanders (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 74 degrees, rain, 60% humidity


Inactives: S Daniel Thomas, RB Snoop Conner, LB De’Shaan Dixon, CB Montaric Brown and WR Kendric Pryor

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.


Inactives: OT Chris Paul, QB Sam Howell, TE Cole Turner, S Kamren Curl and CB Tariq Castro-Fields

Lineup notes: TE Logan Thomas (knee) was limited all week, but he’s active for the first game back after tearing an ACL in 2021.

Cleveland Browns at Carolina Panthers (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 78 degrees, overcast, 89% humidity


Inactives: DE Isaiah Thomas, S Richard LeCounte III, OT Jack Conklin, QB Kellen Mond, OG Chris Hubbard, WR Mike Woods and RB D’Ernest Johnson

Lineup notes: Starting RT Jack Conklin will not play, which will be most felt in the run blocking.


Inactives: LB Amare Barno, LB Arron Mosby, WR Laviska Shenault Jr., DL Marquan McCall, TE Stephen Sullivan and OG Cade Mays

Lineup notes: RB Christian McCaffrey (shin) practiced Thursday and Friday, and he’s not on the injury report.

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

Kickoff Weather: 86 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: QB Sam Ehlinger, LB Shaquille Leonard, WR Dezmon Patmon, OT Luke Tenuta, C Wesley French and CB Dallis Flowers

Lineup notes: LB Shaquille Leonard (back) has been ruled out. He practiced fully Wednesday but was limited the rest of the week.


Inactives: OT Austin Deculus, LB Jake Hansen, DT Rasheem Green, QB Kyle Allen, LB Garret Wallow, DT Thomas Booker and WR Tyler Johnson 

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

New York Giants at Tennessee Titans (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 79 degrees, mostly cloudy, 85% humidity


Inactives: CB Justin Layne, LB Kayvon Thibodeaux, RB Antonio Williams, S Dane Belton, LB Azeez Ojulari, WR Darius Slayton and OG Tyre Phillips

Lineup notes: WR Sterling Shepard (Achilles) was limited in practice all week but is not on the injury report.


Inactives: DT Naquan Jones, LB Derrek Tuszka, RB Julius Chestnut, CB Lonnie Johnson and OT Jamarco Jones

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: OT David Bakhtiari, WR Samori Toure, WR Allen Lazard, CB Shemar Jean-Charles, C Elgton Jenkins, LB Tariq Carpenter and DT Jonathan Ford

Lineup notes: WR Allen Lazard (ankle) didn’t practice all week and is doubtful for Week 1. WR Christian Watson (knee) practiced all week and is off the report. TE Robert Tonyan (knee) isn’t on the injury report and active. Starting LT David Bakhtiari (knee) and RT Elgton Jenkins (knee, pectoral) will not play.


Inactives: OG Chris Reed, S Lewis Cine, LB Luiji Vilain, DE Esezi Otomewo, RB Ty Chandler and OT Vederian Lowe

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

Kansas City Chiefs at Arizona Cardinals (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 93 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: WR Daurice Fountain, DL Malik Herring, RB Ronald Jones, DE Joshua Kaindoh, QB Shane Buechele and OG Darian Kinnard

Lineup notes: WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) practiced all week and is off the report. RB Ronald Jones is a healthy scratch.


Inactives: WR Rondale Moore, DB Trayvon Mullen, TE Trey McBride, OT Justin Pugh, LB Myjai Sanders, RB Keaontay Ingram and DL J.J. Watt

Lineup notes: WR Rondale Moore (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 1. TE Zach Ertz (calf) was questionable but avoided the inactive list. DE J.J. Watt (calf), however, wasn’t so fortunate.

Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy, 75% humidity (open-air dome)


Inactives: LB Darien Butler, DT Matthew Butler, DE Tashawn Bower, RB Brittain Brown, DT Neil Farrell and S Isaiah Pola-Mao

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.


Inactives: TE Donald Parham, QB Easton Stick, NT Breiden Fehoko, OT Brenden Jaimes, RB Isaiah Spiller, CB Kemon Hall and CB J.C. Jackson

Lineup notes: RB Isaiah Spiller (ankle) practiced fully all week and but will not play.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Dallas Cowboys (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 84 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: WR Scotty Miller, RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn, OG Fred Johnson, TE Kyle Rudolph, QB Kyle Trask and CB Zyon McCollum

Lineup notes: WR Russell Gage (hamstring) and WR Chris Godwin (knee) will be on the field in the opener. RB Giovani Bernard (ankle) practiced Friday and is off the report.


Inactives: WR Jalen Tolbert, S Markquese Bell, DT John Ridgeway, WR Michael Gallup, CB Nahshon Wright, CB Israel Mukuamu and LB Jabril Cox

Lineup notes: Rookie WR Jalen Tolbert is a healthy scratch, and veteran WR Michael Gallup (knee) was ruled out.

Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 76 degrees, clear


Lineup notes: WR K.J. Hamler (knee, hip) was limited all week and is questionable.


Lineup notes: RB Kenneth Walker (abdomen) has yet to practice because of a hernia and is officially a dubious questionable.


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