Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 8

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 8

Fantasy football player inactives

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 8


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 8 gameday inactives, weather and notes


Early games: RB Ezekiel Elliott (inactive), WR Davante Adams (active), WR Mack Hollins (active), TE Darren Waller (inactive), WR Nelson Agholor (active)
Afternoon games: WR Brandin Cooks (active), WR DK Metcalf (active), WR Tyler Lockett (active)
Sunday night:
Monday night:

Denver Broncos at Jacksonville Jaguars (9:30 a.m. EST in London)

Kickoff Weather: 59 degrees, overcast, SSW 11 mph


Inactives: CB Essang Bassey, TE Albert Okwuegbunam, DT Eyioma Uwazurike, LB Baron Browning, RB Marlon Mack, WR Tyrie Cleveland and OT Cameron Fleming

Lineup notes: RB Mike Boone (ankle) landed on IR with an ankle injury. QB Russell Wilson (hamstring) practiced Friday and has been cleared to start in London.


Inactives: DL Adam Gotsis, DB Tevaughn Campbell, WR Jamal Agnew and S Tyree Gillespie

Lineup notes: WR Jamal Agnew (knee) will not be available.

Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: TE Jake Tonges, CB Lamar X. Jackson, OT Larry Borom and WR Isaiah Coulter

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.


Inactives: DE Sam Williams, RB Ezekiel Elliott, WR Noah Brown, DT Trysten Hill, LB Jabril Cox, QB Will Grier and S Malik Hooker

Lineup notes: RB Ezekiel Elliott (knee) will not play after suffering another knee sprain. WR Noah Brown (foot) will not play, while TE Dalton Schultz (knee) is active for Week 8. RB Malik Davis was signed from the practice squad, and RB Qadree Ollison was elevated to the active roster.

Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: CB Christian Matthew, RB James Conner, QB Trace McSorley, OT D.J. Humphries, OL Max Garcia, DE Dennis Gardeck and C Rodney Hudson

Lineup notes: WR Marquise Brown (foot) was placed on IR due to a fractured foot. RB James Conner (ribs) is out once again. RB Darrel Williams (knee) will play through a questionable. Arizona will be without its starting center, left guard, and left tackle.


Inactives: OG Chris Reed, LB Benton Whitley, LB Luiji Vilain, OT Vederian Lowe, DL Jonathan Bullard and DE Esezi Otomewo

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

Miami Dolphins at Detroit Lions (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: QB Skylar Thompson, RB Myles Gaskin, CB Eric Rowe, WR Erik Ezukanma and WR River Cracraft

Lineup notes: WR Jaylen Waddle (shoulder) and RB Raheem Mostert (knee) are good to go despite Mostert’s limited work the last two days of practice.


Inactives: SS DeShon Elliott, OT Matt Nelson, DL Michael Brockers, CB Ifeatu Melifonwu, CB Mike Hughes, DE Charles Harris and CB Chase Lucas

Lineup notes: WR D.J. Chark (ankle) was placed on IR due to an ankle injury. WR Amon-Ra St. Brown (concussion), WR Josh Reynolds (knee), TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) and RB D’Andre Swift (shoulder, ankle) are good to go. PK Michael Badgley was elevated from the practice squad and once again will handle the kicking duties.

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

Kickoff Weather: 59 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: S Kyle Dugger, C David Andrews, DT Sam Roberts, CB Shaun Wade, DL Christian Barmore and RB Kevin Harris

Lineup notes: WR Nelson Agholor (hamstring) will play through a questionable tag. Several defenders drew questionable tags, including CB Jonathan Jones (ankle), LB Matt Judon (back) and S Adrian Phillips (shoulder), but they’re all active. S Kyle Dugger (ankle) will not play.


Inactives: WR Corey Davis, DE Jermaine Johnson, CB Bryce Hall, QB Joe Flacco, S Tony X. Adams, QB Chris Streveler and RB Zonovan Knight

Lineup notes: RB Breece Hall (knee) was lost for the season with a torn ACL. WR Corey Davis (knee) will also be on the sidelines. OG Alijah Vera-Tucker (triceps) was placed on injured reserve.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 57 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: DT Larry Ogunjobi, CB Levi Wallace, LB Mark Robinson, QB Mason Rudolph, CB Josh Jackson, OG Kendrick Green and PK Chris Boswell

Lineup notes: TE Pat Freiermuth (ankle) saw some limited work in the week, but doesn’t carry injury designations. PK Ryan Boswell (groin) will not play.


Inactives: S Reed Blankenship, QB Ian Book, CB Josh Jobe, RB Trey Sermon and OG Josh Sills

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

Las Vegas Raiders at New Orleans Saints (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: OT Jackson Barton, TE Darren Waller, LB Jayon Brown, DE Tashawn Bower, DT Matthew Butler and RB Brittain Brown

Lineup notes: WR Davante Adams (illness) and WR Mack Hollins (heel) will play, but TE Darren Waller (hamstring) is inactive after being questionable. QB Derek Carr (back), RB Josh Jacobs (foot) and WR Hunter Renfrow (hip) all will play after full practices Friday.


Inactives: TE Adam Trautman, WR Jarvis Landry, CB Marshon Lattimore, WR Michael Thomas, OG Wyatt Davis and DE Carl Granderson

Lineup notes: WR Michael Thomas (foot) and WR Jarvis Landry (ankle) are out again. QB Jameis Winston (back, ankle) is healthy, but the team is sticking with QB Andy Dalton. CB Marshon Lattimore (abdomen) will not play once again.

Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: LB Arron Mosby, DT Daviyon Nixon, OT Larnel Coleman, WR Rashard Higgins and RB Chuba Hubbard

Lineup notes: RB Chuba Hubbard (ankle) is out this week. WR Laviska Shenault (hamstring) practiced all week and doesn’t carry an injury designation.


Inactives: CB A.J. Terrell, OT Chuma Edoga, DE Quinton Bell, TE Anthony Firkser, DE Matt Dickerson, S Jaylinn Hawkins and LB Nathan Landman

Lineup notes: RB Caleb Huntley (illness) practiced Friday and is good to go.

Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans (4:05 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 73 degrees, clear (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: QB Ryan Tannehill, OG Jordan Roos, S Joshua Kalu, DT Naquan Jones, FB Tory Carter, DE Rashad Weaver and CB Ugo Amadi

Lineup notes: QB Ryan Tannehill (ankle) was downgraded from questionable to out, so rookie QB Malik Willis makes his NFL starting debut. WR Kyle Philips (hamstring) was placed on IR.


Inactives: OG A.J. Cann, DE Demone Harris, OT Austin Deculus, DL Maliek Collins, CB Isaac Yiadom, WR Nico Collins and WR Jalen Camp

Lineup notes: WR Brandin Cooks (wrist) will be on the field after a drawing questionable label. WR Nico Collins (groin) didn’t practice all week and was downgraded from questionable to out.

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

Kickoff Weather: 76 degrees, clear (open-air dome)


Inactives: CB Jason Verrett, WR Deebo Samuel, WR Jauan Jennings, RB Kyle Juszczyk, DL Arik Armstead, LB Dre Greenlaw and DE Kemoko Turay

Lineup notes: WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) is another one of the critical receivers out this week. WR Willie Snead was signed to the active roster.


Inactives: CB Shaun Jolly, DT Bobby Brown III, TE Kendall Blanton, QB Bryce Perkins, WR Lance McCutcheon and RB Cam Akers

Lineup notes: RB Cam Akers (personal) remains out. RB Darrell Henderson (illness) and WR Van Jefferson (knee) missed some practice time, but they’ll play. Jefferson was officially activated from IR on Saturday and will receive a full workload, according to head coach Sean McVay. CB Troy Hill (groin) also was activated from injured reserve.

Washington Commanders at Indianapolis Colts (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 57 degrees, light rain (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: OT Chris Paul, WR Dyami Brown, LB Cole Holcomb, TE Cole Turner, WR Jahan Dotson, CB William Jackson III and RB Jonathan Williams

Lineup notes: QB Carson Wentz (finger) was placed on IR with a fractured ring finger on his throwing hand. WR Jahan Dotson (hamstring) is also out. WR Dyami Brown (groin) can’t go, but TE Logan Thomas (calf) will be on the field. QB Taylor Heinicke (calf) is good to go.


Inactives: QB Matt Ryan, C Wesley French, DE Kwity Paye, DT Chris Z. Williams and LB Grant Stuard

Lineup notes: QB Matt Ryan (shoulder) is out but was benched anyway. LB Shaquille Leonard (back) returns to the lineup, though reports say he’ll be on a snap count.

New York Giants at Seattle Seahawks (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 54 degrees, 49% chance of light rain, S 12 mph


Inactives: TE Daniel Bellinger, LB Austin Calitro, OT Evan Neal, CB Cor’Dale Flott, WR Kenny Golladay and LB Oshane Ximines

Lineup notes: TE Daniel Bellinger (eye) and WR Kenny Golladay (knee) are out this week.


Inactives: OT Jake Curhan, DT Myles Adams, CB Teez Tabor, FB Nick Bellore, RB Tony Jones Jr., WR Penny Hart and CB Sidney Jones

Lineup notes: WR Tyler Lockett (hamstring, ribs) and WR DK Metcalf (knee) both will be available after earning questionable designations. RB Travis Homer (ribs) was activated from the Reserve/Injured list.

Green Bay Packers at Buffalo Bills (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 50 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: C Elgton Jenkins, CB Shemar Jean-Charles, WR Allen Lazard, LB Jonathan Garvin, DT Jonathan Ford and OT Luke Tenuta

Lineup notes: WR Randall Cobb (ankle) was placed on IR due to an ankle injury. WR Allen Lazard (shoulder) is also out. WR Sammy Watkins (hamstring) will play, and WR Christian Watson (hamstring) was able to overcome a questionable designation. QB Aaron Rodgers (thumb) will be under center even though he was limited all week.


Inactives: LB Baylon Spector, DL Brandin Bryant, TE Tommy Sweeney, WR Isaiah Hodgins and OT Spencer X. Brown

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns (8:15 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 60 degrees, mostly cloudy


Lineup notes: WR Ja’Marr Chase (hip) is out four to six weeks with a hip injury but will avoid IR, suggesting he’ll sit less than a month’s worth of games.


Lineup notes: DE Myles Garrett (shoulder, biceps) avoided an injury label and will play. TE David Njoku (ankle) has been ruled out, so look for TE Harrison Bryant to see a larger role. CB Denzel Ward (concussion) is out, whereas CBs Greg Newsome (oblique) and Greedy Williams (illness) are questionable. OG Wyatt Teller (calf) will miss his second straight game.


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