Who should you start? Who should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and to 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 inactives, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.
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1 p.m. ET games
Mark Ingram II, RB, BAL: Illness — Questionable
Impact: Maybe he’ll finally avoid being a healthy scratch this week?
Matthew Stafford, QB, DET: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: Why wouldn’t he play? Stafford has been fighting through these injuries for some time.
Kenny Golladay, WR, DET: Hip — OUT
Impact: This should not be news for anyone, as the receiver has missed action since Week 9.
DeVante Parker, WR, MIA: Hamstring — Questionable
Impact: Likely to play, at least for some of Week 17 …
Jakeem Grant, WR, MIA: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: … as is Grant. Both players were limited on Friday, however.
Dan Bailey, K, MIN: Back — Questionable
Impact: The veteran has been optimistic about his chances of playing.
Darqueze Dennard, CB, ATL: Quad — OUT
Calais Campbell, DE, BAL: Calf — Questionable
Jimmy Smith, CB, BAL: Shoulder — Questionable
Marcus Peters, CB, BAL: Calf — Questionable
Marlon Humphrey, CB, BAL: Shoulder — Questionable
William Jackson III, CB, CIN: Concussion — OUT
Mackensie Alexander, CB, CIN: Illness — OUT
Tae Davis, LB, CLE: Ankle — Questionable
Leighton Vander Esch, LB, DAL: Ankle — OUT
Xavier Woods, S, DAL: Ribs — Questionable
Jamie Collins Sr., LB, DET: Neck — Questionable
Ifeadi Odenigbo, DE, MIN: Chest — OUT
Jalyn Holmes, DT, MIN: Groin — OUT
Eric Kendricks, LB, MIN: Calf — OUT
Cameron Dantzler, CB, MIN: Hamstring — OUT
Lawrence Guy, DT, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Adam Butler, DT, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Byron Cowart, DT, NE: Back — Questionable
Ja’Whaun Bentley, LB, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Anfernee Jennings, LB, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Devin McCourty, S, NE: Shoulder — Questionable
Cam Brown, LB, NYG: Illness — Questionable
Terrell Edmunds, S, PIT: Shoulder — OUT
T.J. Watt, LB, PIT: Undisclosed — Team decision
Joe Haden, CB, PIT: Illness — OUT/IR
Carlton Davis, CB, TB: Groin — Doubtful
4:25 p.m. ET games
Duke Johnson, RB, HOU: Neck — Questionable
Impact: Considered to be a 50-50 proposition as to whether he plays.
Michael Pittman Jr., WR, IND: Concussion — Questionable
Impact: Practiced in full late in week, so odds are good he’ll be the Colts’ No. 3 WR.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, KC: Ankle — OUT
Impact: With nothing on the line for the Chiefs, no need to rush back any injured players.
Le’Veon Bell, RB, KC: Knee — Questionable
Impact: Even if Bell starts, he may not play more than token carries.
Cooper Kupp, WR, LAR: Illness — OUT/IR
Impact: A positive COVID-19 test rules the receiver out for the finale.
Budda Baker, S, ARI: Neck — Questionable
Brian Burns, DE, CAR: Shoulder — Doubtful
Troy Pride Jr., CB, CAR: Hip — OUT/IR
Jaylon Johnson, CB, CHI: Shoulder — OUT
Tashaun Gipson Sr., S, CHI: Neck — Questionable
Bradley Chubb, LB, DEN: Ankle — Questionable
Kingsley Keke, DE, GB: Concussion — OUT
Phillip Gaines, CB, HOU: Knee — Questionable
Rock Ya-Sin, CB, IND: Concussion — OUT
Derrick Nnadi, DT, KC: Knee — Questionable
Ben Niemann, LB, KC: Hamstring — OUT
Joey Bosa, DE, LAC: Concussion — OUT
Rayshawn Jenkins, S, LAC: Ankle — OUT
Micah Kiser, LB, LAR: Knee — OUT
Leonard Floyd, LB, LAR: Abdomen — Questionable
Lamarcus Joyner, CB, LV: Thigh — Questionable
Marcus Williams, S, NO: Ankle — OUT
Javon Kinlaw, DT, SF: Knee — OUT
Dre Greenlaw, LB, SF: Calf — OUT
Richard Sherman, CB, SF: Calf — OUT
Tarvarius Moore, CB, SF: Ankle — Questionable
Daren Bates, LB, TEN: Hip — Questionable
Sunday night game
Richard Rodgers, TE, PHI: Calf — OUT
Impact: … especially as he’s essentially the last man standing at the position.
Fletcher Cox, DT, PHI: Neck — OUT
Derek Barnett, DE, PHI: Calf — OUT
Antonio Gibson, RB, WAS: Toe — Questionable
Impact: Should handle No. 1 RB duties if he is active for the finale.
Terry McLaurin, WR, WAS: Ankle — Questionable
Impact: With a playoff spot on the line, he’s likely to give it a try. Don’t expect 100%.
Kevin Pierre-Louis, LB, WAS: Ankle — Questionable
Official Sunday inactives should begin coming in at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games and 2:55 p.m. ET for the late games.