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Week 15 fantasy football inactives watch: Who's in, and who's out?

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Fournette will not play vs. Texans (1:34)

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is out because of a quad injury, but Field Yates and Matthew Berry break down backup options at running back. (1:34)

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 inactive lists, typically around 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.

Refresh often for the latest information.


Ruled out before Sunday

Offense: QB Tom Savage (concussion), WR Braxton Miller (concussion), WR Allen Hurns (ankle), QB Nathan Peterman (concussion), WR John Brown (toe), TE Vance McDonald (shoulder), WR Amari Cooper (ankle), RB Leonard Fournette (quadriceps), RB Damien Williams (shoulder), RB Joe Mixon (concussion), TE Jermaine Gresham (illness)

Defense: LB Jelani Jenkins (concussion), CB Davon House (shoulder), LB Shaq Thompson (foot), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), LB Nick Vigil (ankle), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (concussion), CB Mackensie Alexander (ribs), LB Zach Brown (Achilles), S Montae Nicholson (concussion), S Nat Berhe (hamstring), DE Muhammad Wilkerson (coach's decision), DE Trey Hendrickson (ankle), LB A.J. Klein (groin), S Kam Chancellor (neck), LB Derrick Morgan (knee), DT Alan Branch (knee), DT David Irving (concussion), LB Justin Durant (concussion), CB Orlando Scandrick (back), DE Mario Edwards Jr. (ankle), LB Kyle Van Noy (calf)

Sunday night game, 8:30 p.m. ET

Dallas Cowboys

WR Brice Butler (questionable, foot) -- inactive
TE James Hanna (questionable, knee) -- active
DT Maliek Collins (questionable, foot) -- active
LB Sean Lee (questionable, hamstring) -- active

Oakland Raiders

DE Denico Autry (questionable, hand) -- active
CB David Amerson (doubtful, foot) -- inactive
S Keith McGill II (questionable, knee) -- active


Updates/analysis (most recent first)

Chris Hogan (11:40 a.m.): ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Hogan is not going to be active for today's game against the Steelers. There's still time to get an early-starting wide receiver into your lineups. Kenny Britt could be a fill-in if you're otherwise stuck.

Sean Lee (9:15 a.m.): As ESPN injury expert Stephania Bell notes, "There may be no player more integral to the Cowboys' success -- certainly on defense -- than linebacker Sean Lee. Last week, in his first game back in a month, Lee recorded 18 tackles, 10 of them solo." While Lee seems to be planning on taking the field on Sunday night against Oakland, if he ends up being unable to go, the Raiders' offense may be a bit more successful than expected.

Ted Ginn Jr. (9:05 a.m.): According to Jane Slater of the NFL Network, Ginn won't play today for the Saints and will be listed as inactive. That could push WR Tommylee Lewis into the flex conversation in deeper leagues.

Adam Schefter's overnight update (6:55 a.m.): Various sources tell Schefter that WRs DeAndre Hopkins, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Devin Funchess are all expected to play today. Also, K Dustin Hopkins and QB Aaron Rodgers have both been officially activated from injured reserve.

Leonard Fournette (6:45 a.m.): The Jacksonville running back was downgraded to "out" on Saturday afternoon, so be sure to get him out of your fantasy lineups. T.J. Yeldon and Chris Ivory both get a bump in value.

Damien Williams (6:40 a.m.): Williams didn't even make the trip to Buffalo, so that does make it much harder for the Miami back to get touches, don't you think? Kenyan Drake rises way up the RB ranks as a result.

Joe Mixon (6:35 a.m.): The Bengals will have to lean on Giovani Bernard, as Mixon was unable to clear the league's concussion protocol. Don't expect miracles here, though, as Bernard is facing the Vikings' defense in Week 15.

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.


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

Offense:

WR DeAndre Hopkins (questionable, toe) -- active
TE MyCole Pruitt (questionable, calf) -- inactive
QB Ryan Mallett (questionable, illness) -- active
WR Mike Wallace (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Chris Moore (questionable, hip) -- active
WR Devin Funchess (questionable, shoulder) -- active
QB Matt Moore (doubtful, foot) -- inactive
WR Kelvin Benjamin (questionable, knee/meniscus) -- active
TE Kyle Rudolph (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Ryan Grant (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Maurice Harris (questionable, concussion) -- active
WR Roger Lewis (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Travis Rudolph (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
RB Matt Forte (questionable, knee) -- active
WR Ted Ginn Jr. (questionable, ribs) -- inactive

Defense:

LB Jadeveon Clowney (questionable, knee) -- active
LB Za'Darius Smith (questionable, shoulder) -- active
CB Maurice Canady (questionable, knee) -- active
CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun (doubtful, knee) -- inactive
CB Jamar Taylor (questionable, foot) -- active
LB Nick Perry (questionable, foot) -- active
LB Jake Ryan (questionable, knee) -- active
CB Captain Munnerlyn (coach's decision) -- inactive
DE Andre Branch (questionable, knee) -- inactive
DT Jordan Phillips (questionable, ankle) -- active
S Michael Thomas (doubtful, knee) -- inactive
CB Cordrea Tankersley (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
CB Xavien Howard (questionable, illness) -- active
DT Pat Sims (questionable, heel) -- active
DE Carlos Dunlap (questionable, chest) -- active
S Shawn Williams (questionable, hamstring) -- active
CB Darqueze Dennard (questionable, knee) -- active
LB Emmanuel Lamur (questionable, foot) -- active
DT Corey Peters (questionable, ankle) -- active
DE Josh Mauro (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
DT Terrell McClain (questionable, toe) -- inactive
LB Ryan Anderson (questionable, ankle) -- active
S Landon Collins (doubtful, ankle) -- active
CB Brandon Dixon (questionable, heel) -- active

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

Offense:

TE Phillip Supernaw (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Matthew Slater (questionable, hamstring) -- active
WR Chris Hogan (questionable, shoulder) -- inactive
WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (questionable, hamstring) -- active

Defense:

DT Nazair Jones (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
LB K.J. Wright (doubtful, concussion) -- inactive
LB Bobby Wagner (questionable, hamstring) -- active
S Johnathan Cyprien (questionable, back) -- active
CB Ahkello Witherspoon (questionable, knee/MCL) -- active
CB Greg Mabin (questionable, calf) -- inactive
DE Trey Flowers (questionable, ribs) -- active
DE Deatrich Wise (questionable, foot) -- active
LB Eric Lee (questionable, ankle) -- active
CB Stephon Gilmore (questionable, ankle) -- active
CB Joe Haden (questionable, upper leg) -- inactive
CB Coty Sensabaugh (questionable, shoulder) -- active