Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 18

Gameday inactives, injuries and weather: Week 18

Fantasy football player inactives

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 D’Onta Foreman (active), TE Taysom Hill (active), TE Juwan Johnson (active), WR Jakobi Meyers (active)
Afternoon games: WR Tyler Lockett (active), QB Jalen Hurts (active)
Sunday night:

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: CB Logan Ryan, OT Donovan Smith, WR Julio Jones, S Mike Edwards, DT Vita Vea, DL Carl Nassib and CB Carlton Davis

Lineup notes: WR Julio Jones (knee, illness) will sit out the regular-season finale. CB Carlton Davis (shoulder), S Logan Ryan (knee), OT Donovan Smith (foot) and DT Vita Vea (calf) also will not play. With nothing at stake, Tampa could opt to rest most of its key players at some point during the contest.


Inactives: DL David Anenih, DL Jalen Dalton, CB Rashad Fenton, S Micah Abernathy, OT Elijah Wilkinson and TE Feleipe Franks

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

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

Kickoff Weather: 34 degrees, overcast (retractable-roof dome)


Inactives: QB Kyle Allen, C Jimmy Morrissey, CB Steven Nelson, DT Thomas Booker, TE O.J. Howard and WR Phillip Dorsett

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.


Inactives: CB Stephon Gilmore, QB Nick Foles, S Nick Cross, C Wesley French, LB Rashod Berry, DT Chris Z. Williams and TE Kylen Granson

Lineup notes: QB Nick Foles (ribs) is out, so Sam Ehlinger will start. CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist) will miss the finale.

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

Kickoff Weather: 37 degrees, overcast


Inactives: CB Marcus Peters, TE Mark Andrews, CB Brandon Stephens, OG Kevin Zeitler, QB Tyler Huntley, RB J.K. Dobbins, DL Rayshad Nichols and QB Lamar Jackson

Lineup notes: QB Lamar Jackson (knee) is out once again. QB Tyler Huntley (shoulder, wrist) and CB Marcus Peters (calf) were questionable but won’t go. Baltimore is resting TE Mark Andrews, OG Kevin Zeitler and RB J.K. Dobbins.


Inactives: OT D’Ante Smith, QB Jake Browning, CB Jalen Davis, TE Devin Asiasi, DE Jeffrey Gunter and RB Chris Evans

Lineup notes: No injuries of fantasy relevance.

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

Kickoff Weather: 32 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: CB Jalen Mills, DT Sam Roberts, S Brenden Schooler, CB Shaun Wade, TE Jonnu Smith, S Joshuah Bledsoe and RB Kevin Harris

Lineup notes: TE Jonnu Smith (concussion) was downgraded on Saturday and will not play. WR Jakobi Meyers (shoulder) will give it a whirl, and WR DeVante Parker (concussion) also is good to go.


Inactives: LB Baylon Spector, S Jared Mayden, TE Tommy Sweeney, CB Christian Benford, OT Justin Murray and OL Ike Boettger

Lineup notes: QB Josh Allen (elbow, ankle) continues to play through multiple ailments.

New York Jets at Miami Dolphins (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 78 degrees, clear


Inactives: WR Irvin Charles, RB James Robinson, DE Bradlee Anae, QB Mike White and TE C.J. Uzomah

Lineup notes: QB Mike White (rib) will not play, so QB Joe Flacco is making the start. OT Duane Brown has been placed on IR.


Inactives: TE Tanner Conner, OT Terron Armstead, CB Noah Igbinoghene, QB Tua Tagovailoa, LB Brennan Scarlett, WR Cedrick Wilson and OL Kendall Lamm

Lineup notes: QB Tua Tagovailoa (concussion) is out. QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee, finger) is available, but Skylar Thompson draws the start. WR Jaylen Waddle (shoulder) continues to play through the shoulder injury. OT Terron Armstead (toe, pec, knee, hip) won’t go, while LB Bradley Chubb (ankle, hand) and CB Xavien Howard (knee) are playing through questionable designations.

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

Kickoff Weather: 31 degrees, overcast


Inactives: S Harrison Smith, DE James Lynch, LB Za’Darius Smith, LB Brian Asamoah, C Garrett Bradbury, CB Cameron Dantzler and DL Ross Blacklock

Lineup notes: TE Irv Smith was activated from IR but remains a backup. S Harrison Smith (knee) and C Garrett Bradbury (back) have been ruled out.


Inactives: RB Darrynton Evans, CB Kyler Gordon, S Sterling Weatherford, DT Angelo Blackson, LB Terrell Lewis, DB Jaylon Jones and QB Justin Fields

Lineup notes: QB Justin Fields (hip) has been ruled out.

Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: Dome stadium


Inactives: DT Matt Ioannidis, DE Brian Burns, CB Juston Burris, WR Rashard Higgins, OT Larnel Coleman, LB Chandler Wooten and C Sam Tecklenburg

Lineup notes: CB Jaycee Horn (wrist) was placed on IR. RB D’Onta Foreman (knee) was limited Friday but will be out there. DE Brian Burns (ankle) was a DNP in Friday’s practice and is idle today.


Inactives: TE J.P. Holtz, WR Kirk Merritt, OT Ryan Ramczyk, S Marcus Maye, OG Andrus Peat, S Justin Evans, CB Paulson Adebo and DL Payton Turner

Lineup notes: TEs Taysom Hill (back) and Juwan Johnson (quadriceps) will play through questionable listings. OG Andrus Peat (ankle) and OT Ryan Ramczyk (hip) are out.

Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers (1:00 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 34 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: DE Isaiah Thomas, OT Jack Conklin, RB Demetric Felton, DT Ben Stille, DE Jadeveon Clowney, QB Kellen Mond and DB Thomas Graham

Lineup notes: DE Jadeveon Clowney (not injury related) and RT Jack Conklin (ankle) will not be available for the finale. CB Denzel Ward (shoulder) will play.


Inactives: LB Malik Reed, QB Mason Rudolph, DT Jonathan Marshall, LB Tae Crowder, CB Tre Norwood and OG Kendrick Green

Lineup notes: WR Diontae Johnson (hip) is good to go. S Minkah Fitzpatrick (ankle) and LB Myles Jack (groin) also will be out there, despite drawing questionable tags.

Dallas Cowboys at Washington Commanders (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 40 degrees, clear


Inactives: WR Jalen Tolbert, S Markquese Bell, C Tyler Biadasz, LB Leighton Vander Esch, QB Will Grier, CB Israel Mukuamu and DT Quinton Bohanna

Lineup notes: RB Tony Pollard (thigh) will return this week.


Inactives: DE Jonathan Allen, OG Andrew Norwell, S Kamren Curl, OT Cornelius Lucas, DL James Smith-Williams, RB Brian Robinson Jr. and QB Carson Wentz

Lineup notes: RB Antonio Gibson (knee, ankle) went on IR. RB Brian Robinson Jr. (knee) and DT Jonathan Allen (knee) are out. LB Jamin Davis (knee) was placed on IR, and S Kam Curl (ankle) was downgraded to out. RB Reggie Bonnafon was elevated to the active roster.

Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 45 degrees, partly cloudy


Inactives: OT Storm Norton, WR Michael Bandy, DT Tyeler Davison, CB Bryce Callahan, QB Easton Stick, RB Zander Horvath and RB Isaiah Spiller

Lineup notes: S Derwin James (concussion) will play. If the Ravens lose in the early window, LA may sit its key players.


Inactives: DT D.J. Jones, WR Kendall Hinton, CB Damarri Mathis, QB Jarrett Guarantano, OT Calvin Anderson, DL Jonathan Kongbo and WR Montrell Washington

Lineup notes: WR Jerry Jeudy (ankle) was a full-go Friday and will play. RB Marlon Mack (hamstring) was placed on IR.

New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 40 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: CB Adoree’ Jackson, OT Andrew Thomas, LB Azeez Ojulari, DT Dexter Lawrence, CB Julian Love, DL Leonard Williams and RB Saquon Barkley

Lineup notes: LB Azeez Ojulari (ankle) and DT Leonard Williams (neck) will not be out there. RB Saquon Barkley will not play to preserve him for the playoffs, and New York could opt to rest other key players.


Inactives: OT Lane Johnson, CB Avonte Maddox, DE Josh Sweat, RB Trey Sermon and QB Ian Book

Lineup notes: RT Lane Johnson (groin) will not play. QB Jalen Hurts (shoulder) will make his return to action. RB Miles Sanders (knee) managed a full session in Friday and will play. S C.J. Gardner-Johnson and DE Robert Quinn were activated from the Reserve/Injured list.

Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks (4:25 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 47 degrees, 62% chance of light rain, S 10 mph


Inactives: CB Shaun Jolly, DL Aaron Donald, LB Travin Howard, QB John Wolford, WR Ben Skowronek and C Brian Allen

Lineup notes: DT Aaron Donald (ankle) and WR Ben Skowronek (calf) remain out.


Inactives: CB Artie Burns, WR Penny Hart, OG Phil Haynes, LB Vi Jones, DE Joshua Onujiogu, DB Ryan Neal and DT Isaiah Mack

Lineup notes: RB Travis Homer (ankle) and LB Jordyn Brooks (knee) were placed on IR. WR Tyler Lockett (shin) overcame his questionable tag. RB DeeJay Dallas (ankle), RB Kenneth Walker III (ankle, illness) and TE Noah Fant (knee) will play.

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

Kickoff Weather: 58 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: RB James Conner, OG Lecitus Smith, WR Robbie Anderson, QB Colt McCoy, CB Marco Wilson, CB Antonio Hamilton, WR DeAndre Hopkins, DL Zach Allen and LB Zaven Collins

Lineup notes: WR DeAndre Hopkins (knee), QB Colt McCoy (concussion), RB James Conner (knee, shin), WR Robby Anderson (back) and LB Zaven Collins (calf) are all out. WR Marquise Brown (wrist) will play.


Inactives: OG Aaron Banks, DT Kevin Givens, CB Ambry Thomas, DE Drake Z. Jackson, QB Jimmy Garoppolo, LB Dre Greenlaw and TE Ross Dwelley

Lineup notes: LB Dre Greenlaw (back) will not play. QB Jimmy Garoppolo (foot) didn’t practice all week and is out. On the bright side, WR Deebo Samuel (quadriceps) mustered a full session in Friday and will return. RB Elijah Mitchell also is set to come back to action after being activated from IR. DE Nick Bosa (hamstring) should be out there, but could be on a snap count. RB Christian McCaffrey (knee) completed a full session in Friday and will play. QB Brock Purdy (oblique, rib) practiced all week and is fine. DT Arik Armstead (foot, ankle) and DT Javon Kinlaw (illness, knee) are questionable.

Sunday Night Football

Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers (8:20 p.m. EST)

Kickoff Weather: 24 degrees, mostly cloudy


Inactives: OG Kayode Awosika, RB Craig Reynolds, CB Jeff Okudah, RB Jermar Jefferson, DE Austin Bryant, DL Michael Brockers and OG Ross Pierschbacher

Lineup notes: CB Jeff Okudah (elbow)iis inactive.


Inactives: DT Jonathan Ford, CB Shemar Jean-Charles, WR Bo Melton, OT Caleb Jones and OT Rasheed Walker

Lineup notes: QB Aaron Rodgers (thumb, knee) will continue playing through multiple injuries.


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