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Week 4 fantasy football inactives watch: Who's in, and who's out?

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To help you set your lineups and avoid starting a player who won't take the field, we will post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their Sunday inactive lists before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.

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Ruled out before Sunday

Offense: WR Corey Davis (hamstring), RB Matt Forte (toe), TE Jordan Leggett (knee), RB Dwayne Washington (quadriceps), QB Sam Bradford (knee), RB Terron Ward (neck), TE Maxx Williams (foot), WR John Ross (knee), TE Tyler Eifert (back), WR Mike Williams (back), QB Paxton Lynch (shoulder), QB Andrew Luck (shoulder/labrum), RB Marlon Mack (shoulder), WR Chester Rogers (hamstring)

Defense: LB Ben Heeney (knee), S Johnathan Cyprien (hamstring), CB Kevin Johnson (knee), DE Lerentee McCray (knee), LB Jeremy Cash (calf), CB Daryl Worley (pectoral), DE Courtney Upshaw (ankle), LB Vic Beasley Jr. (hamstring), S Ricardo Allen (concussion), DE Brandon Williams (foot), CB Jaylen Hill (thigh), LB Jordan Evans (hamstring), LB Jamie Collins Sr. (concussion), S Lamarcus Joyner (hamstring), DT Fletcher Cox (calf), DT Destiny Vaeao (wrist), S Corey Graham (hamstring), S Jaylen Watkins (hamstring), LB Kwon Alexander (hamstring), LB Reuben Foster (ankle), S Eric Reid (knee), DE Robert Nkemdiche (calf), CB Quincy Wilson (knee)

Late games, 4:05 and 4:25 p.m. ET (four scheduled)

Offense

RB Melvin Gordon (questionable, knee) -- active
RB Orleans Darkwa (questionable, back) -- inactive
RB Kyle Juszczyk (questionable, concussion) -- active
RB Carlos Hyde (questionable, hip) -- active
WR John Brown (questionable, quadriceps) -- active
WR J.J. Nelson (questionable, hamstring) -- active
WR Michael Crabtree (doubtful, chest) -- inactive
WR Cody Latimer (questionable, knee) -- inactive

Defense

LB Jordan Hicks (questionable, ankle) -- active
S Rodney McLeod (questionable, hamstring) -- active
LB Hayes Pullard III (questionable, knee) -- active
DE Olivier Vernon (questionable, ankle) -- active
LB Jonathan Casillas (questionable, ankle) -- active
DE Robert Ayers (questionable, knee) -- active
DT Gerald McCoy (questionable, ankle) -- active
DE Noah Spence (questionable, shoulder) -- active
LB Lavonte David (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
S T.J. Ward (doubtful, hip) -- inactive
CB Brent Grimes (questionable, shoulder) -- active
LB Brock Coyle (questionable, concussion) -- active
S Jaquiski Tartt (questionable, concussion) -- active
S Keith McGill (questionable, foot) -- inactive
CB Gareon Conley (questionable, shin) -- inactive

Sunday night game, 8:30 ET

Indianapolis Colts

S Matthias Farley (questionable, quadriceps) -- active

Seattle Seahawks

RB C.J. Prosise (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
WR Doug Baldwin (questionable, groin) -- active
CB Neiko Thorpe (questionable, ankle) -- inactive


Updates/analysis (most recent first)

Late-game RB wrap (2:40 p.m.): While both Melvin Gordon and Carlos Hyde will be active for their respective late afternoon games, Orleans Darkwa of the Giants will not be playing. Wayne Gallman may have some fantasy value for New York as a result.

Late game WR wrap (2:35 p.m.): As expected, Michael Crabtree is out of action Sunday, as is Cody Latimer. Arizona's tag team of John Brown and J.J. Nelson are both active, though Brown in particular may be limited despite the active tag.

Pittsburgh Steelers (11:55 a.m.): WR Eli Rogers is a healthy scratch, which seems to cement JuJu Smith-Schuster as the team's No. 3 receiver for Week 4 as well as going forward. He might be worth a flier in deep leagues.

T.J. Yeldon (11:45 a.m.): The Jaguars have once again made Yeldon a healthy scratch. Coach Doug Marrone says there's still a chance the running back can contribute going forward: "We think he's an outstanding football player ... what's difficult is if we did have more spots on game day, we would put him up there."

TJ Jones (11:40 a.m.): With Kenny Golladay out with a hamstring injury, Jones moves into the No. 3 WR spot for the Lions. He could well be worth a flex play, especially in a PPR format.

Rex Burkhead (9:20 a.m.): According to ESPN Insider Dianna Russini, the Patriots will be without the injured running back for today's game, though both defenders Eric Rowe and Dont'a Hightower are currently expected to suit up, barring any late setbacks.

Myles Garrett (7:55 a.m.): Cleveland Plain Dealer beat writer Mary Kay Cabot reports that the high-ankle sprain the defender has been dealing with all season will cost him at least one more week. "It's a horrible feeling being on the sideline, having to watch all this occur and not be able to do anything about it,'' Garrett said.

Houston Texans (7:30 a.m.): It's good news for Deshaun Watson and Lamar Miller, as veteran offensive lineman Jeff Allen is set to return to action after suffering a high-ankle sprain in Week 1.

Devontae Booker (7:25 a.m.): The running back, who has yet to play this season because of a fractured wrist suffered in OTAs, was not listed on the Denver injury report. That said, he may well be a healthy inactive. Coach Vance Joseph said, "We'll see about 'Book' on Sunday." In either case, this is a potential free agent to keep an eye on.

Odell Beckham Jr. (7:20 a.m.): It appears the Giants are not going to impose any discipline on their star wideout following last week's 15-yard penalty for his canine-inspired celebratory antics in the end zone. As a result, there should be no concerns about starting him in fantasy lineups.

Adam Schefter's overnight update (7:15 a.m.): It's not looking good for Michael Crabtree, who has been downgraded to doubtful. Jay Ajayi, Melvin Gordon, Myles Garrett are all expected to suit up for their teams. Doug Baldwin and Carlos Hyde will both try to play, but their availability may hinge on how their warm-ups go.

Official Sunday inactives should begin coming in at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games, 2:30 p.m. ET for the late games and 7 p.m. ET for the Sunday night game.


London game, 9:30 a.m. ET

New Orleans Saints

WR Willie Snead (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
CB Sterling Moore (questionable, chest) -- inactive

Miami Dolphins

RB Jay Ajayi (questionable, knee) -- active
WR Kenny Stills (questionable, hand) -- active
DT Jordan Phillips (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
LB Rey Maualuga (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
LB Kiko Alonso (questionable, shoulder) -- active
LB Chase Allen (questionable, neck) -- active
CB Byron Maxwell (late scratch, hamstring) -- inactive
CB Alterraun Verner (questionable, hamstring) -- active

Early games, 1 p.m. ET (eight scheduled)

Offense

RB Rex Burkhead (doubtful, ribs) -- inactive
WR Kenny Golladay (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
TE Benjamin Watson (questionable, calf) -- active
WR Sammie Coates (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
TE Randall Telfer (questionable, knee) -- active

Defense

DE Jurrell Casey (questionable, groin) -- active
CB Marcus Burley (questionable, knee) -- inactive
LB Donald Payne (questionable, hamstring) -- active
S Tashaun Gipson (questionable, knee) -- active
DE Muhammad Wilkerson (questionable, shoulder) -- active
LB Josh Martin (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
LB Dont'a Hightower (questionable, knee) -- active
CB Eric Rowe (questionable, groin) -- active
DE Ezekiel Ansah (questionable, knee) -- active
LB Jarrad Davis (questionable, concussion) -- inactive
S Tavon Wilson (questionable, shoulder) -- active
DE Shaq Lawson (questionable, groin) -- inactive
LB James Harrison (questionable, illness) -- inactive
S Mike Mitchell (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
S Sean Davis (questionable, ankle) -- active
S Derron Smith (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
DT Danny Shelton (questionable, calf) -- inactive
DE Myles Garrett (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
S Cody Davis (questionable, quadriceps) -- active
DT Stephen Paea (questionable, knee) -- active
LB Sean Lee (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
LB Anthony Hitchens (questionable, knee) -- inactive
CB Nolan Carroll II (questionable, concussion) -- inactive
S Kavon Frazier (questionable, knee) -- active
CB Chidobe Awuzie (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive