Whom should you start? Whom should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t be in the lineup, we’ll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.
Official Sunday inactives should begin coming in approximately 90 minutes prior to the scheduled kickoff times, including around 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games and 2:30 p.m. ET for the late games.
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4 p.m. ET games
Darrel Williams, RB, ARI: Knee — OUT
Impact: Keaontay Ingram becomes a fantasy wild card as the Cardinals’ No. 2 RB option.
James Conner, RB, ARI: Ribs — OUT
Impact: Eno Benjamin will likely become Arizona’s primary back.
Matt Prater, K, ARI: Hip — OUT
Impact: Matt Ammendola kicks in his place.
Jake Kumerow, WR, BUF: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Meanwhile, Isaiah McKenzie has cleared the league’s concussion protocol.
Zack Moss, RB, BUF: Team decision — Inactive
Impact: James Cook could get a look in the backfield.
Baker Mayfield, QB, CAR: Ankle — Inactive
Impact: PJ Walker is going to start this one for the Panthers.
Robbie Anderson, WR, CAR: Illness — Active
Impact: Apparently, whatever had been ailing him is now in the past.
Cam Akers, RB, LAR: Personal — OUT
Impact: Ronnie Rivers and Malcolm Brown will back up Darrell Henderson Jr.
Cooper Kupp, WR, LAR: Foot — Active
Impact: While his mere appearance on the injury report may have given you the jitters, he will play.
Tyler Higbee, TE, LAR: Ankle — Active
Impact: All signs were pointing to his being able to play today, so this comes as no surprise.
Rashaad Penny, RB, SEA: Ankle — OUT/IR
Impact: Kenneth Walker III takes over RB1 duties for Seattle with Penny now done for 2022.
Dee Eskridge, WR, SEA: Illness — Active
Impact: Dareke Young could also compete for a few spare targets.
Marquise Goodwin, WR, SEA: Knee — Active
Impact: He will likely be the WR3 behind DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett.
Rashard Lawrence, DT, ARI: Hand — Active
Byron Murphy Jr., CB, ARI: Groin — Active
Frankie Luvu, LB, CAR: Shoulder — Inactive
Donte Jackson, CB, CAR: Ankle — Active
Jaycee Horn, CB, CAR: Ribs — OUT
Rashad Fenton, CB, KC: Hamstring — OUT
Aaron Donald, DT, LAR: Foot — Active
Cobie Durant, CB, LAR: Hamstring — Inactive
Al Woods , DT, SEA: Knee — Inactive
Shelby Harris, DE, SEA: Hip — Active
Sunday night game
Dak Prescott, QB, DAL: Thumb — Questionable
Impact: Cooper Rush could easily still start in this one, so be careful.
CeeDee Lamb, WR, DAL: Hip — Questionable
Impact: The late add to the injury report is concerning, but it may well just be precautionary.
1 p.m. ET games
Get your lineups set for your Week 6 fantasy football matchups with analysis for each of the games left to be played, last-minute pickup options, and our take on the biggest stories of the weekend.
• The Playbook: Week 6
Mike Clay breaks down each game from all angles, with projections and advice for key players.
• Fantasy Hot Seat
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• Last-minute pickups
Matt Bowen offers names to consider if you need a bye-week fill-in or if you’re streaming at a position.
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Kyle Pitts, TE, ATL: Hamstring — Active
Impact: Anthony Firkser is inactive, which is an indication of the team’s confidence in Pitts’ health.
Justice Hill, RB, BAL: Hamstring — Inactive
Impact: Kenyan Drake is expected to once again back up J.K. Dobbins.
Rashod Bateman, WR, BAL: Foot — OUT
Impact: Devin Duvernay once again rules the roost in the Ravens’ WR pecking order.
Tee Higgins, WR, CIN: Ankle — Active
Impact: Even though he is going to play, be aware of the risk that he won’t be at full strength.
Hayden Hurst, TE, CIN: Groin — Active
Impact: Hurst has played through being questionable since Week 4 with little impact to his fantasy success.
Christian Watson, WR, GB: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Amari Rodgers could take over his targets.
Jonathan Taylor, RB, IND: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Deon Jackson is expected to handle a large chunk of the RB1 duties.
Nyheim Hines, RB, IND: Concussion — OUT
Impact: Phillip Lindsay was promoted from the practice squad to take his place.
Zay Jones, WR, JAX: Ankle — Active
Impact: Even though Jones will play, Christian Kirk might be the better fantasy option.
Marvin Jones Jr., WR, JAX: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Tim Jones will get extra looks in the Jaguars’ offense.
Tua Tagovailoa, QB, MIA: Concussion — OUT
Impact: All signs point to Tagovailoa returning to action next week.
Teddy Bridgewater, QB, MIA: Concussion — Active
Impact: He has cleared the league’s concussion protocol, but Skylar Thompson will still start.
Raheem Mostert, RB, MIA: Knee — Active
Impact: He will start as usual. Myles Gaskin is inactive.
Alexander Mattison, RB, MIN: Shoulder — Active
Impact: If he struggles, Kene Nwangwu could see some touches behind Dalvin Cook.
Mac Jones, QB, NE: Ankle — Inactive
Impact: He did practice some this week, but Bailey Zappe will get another chance to start.
Damien Harris, RB, NE: Hamstring — Inactive
Impact: Expect this weekend to be the beginning of the Rhamondre Stevenson show.
Nelson Agholor, WR, NE: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Kendrick Bourne might be worth a look if you have some WR byes.
Jakobi Meyers, WR, NE: Knee — Active
Impact: He should be the most valuable Patriots WR today.
Jonnu Smith, TE, NE: Ankle — Active
Impact: Hunter Henry’s fantasy value diminishes a bit with Smith being able to play.
Jameis Winston, QB, NO: Back — Active
Impact: Even so, Andy Dalton is going to start, with Taysom Hill’s gadgetry at the ready.
Jarvis Landry, WR, NO: Ankle — OUT
Impact: Marquez Callaway is in line to start.
Michael Thomas, WR, NO: Foot — OUT
Impact: Tre’Quan Smith is in line to start.
Chris Olave, WR, NO: Concussion — Inactive
Impact: Look to the rookie to return to action next week.
Kenny Golladay, WR, NYG: Knee — OUT
Impact: Once again, Richie James and David Sills V will fill in.
Kadarius Toney, WR, NYG: Hamstring — OUT
Impact: Darius Slayton was a popular target for Daniel Jones last week.
Wan’Dale Robinson, WR, NYG: Knee — Active
Impact: With all the injuries in the WR room, this is a golden opportunity for the rookie.
Pat Freiermuth, TE, PIT: Concussion — OUT
Impact: Zach Gentry has a chance to make some noise.
Julio Jones, WR, TB: Knee — Inactive
Impact: Russell Gage and Chris Godwin are not on the injury report and should both play.
Adetokunbo Ogundeji, DE, ATL: Shoulder — Inactive
Mykal Walker, LB, ATL: Groin — OUT
Justin Houston, LB, BAL: Groin — OUT
Jadeveon Clowney, DE, CLE: Ankle — OUT
Denzel Ward, CB, CLE: Concussion — OUT
Rashan Gary, LB, GB: Toe — Active
Shaquille Leonard, LB, IND: Concussion — OUT
Julian Blackmon, S, IND: Ankle — Active
Folorunso Fatukasi, DT, JAX: Quad — Inactive
DaVon Hamilton, DT, JAX: Foot — Active
Foyesade Oluokun, LB, JAX: Calf — Active
Kader Kohou, CB, MIA: Oblique — Inactive
Christian Barmore, DT, NE: Knee — Active
Josh Uche, LB, NE: Hamstring — OUT
Jonathan Jones, CB, NE: Ankle — Inactive
Marshon Lattimore, CB, NO: Abdomen — OUT
Marcus Maye, S, NO: Ribs — Active
Paulson Adebo, CB, NO: Knee — Active
Leonard Williams, DE, NYG: Knee — Active
Azeez Ojulari, LB, NYG: Calf — Inactive
Tony Jefferson, S, NYG: Foot — OUT/IR
Cor’Dale Flott, CB, NYG: Calf — OUT
Ahkello Witherspoon, CB, PIT: Hamstring — OUT
Cameron Sutton, CB, PIT: Hamstring — OUT
Minkah Fitzpatrick, S, PIT: Knee — OUT
Arik Armstead, DT, SF: Foot — OUT
Nick Bosa, DE, SF: Groin — Inactive
Javon Kinlaw, DT, SF: Knee — OUT/IR
Jimmie Ward, S, SF: Hand — OUT
Akiem Hicks, DE, TB: Foot — OUT
Logan Ryan, S, TB: Foot — OUT
Mike Edwards, S, TB: Elbow — Inactive