Week 16 fantasy football inactives watch: Who's in, and who's out?

With Perine ailing this week, Berry's got other options (1:02)

If Samaje Perine is still injured when the Redskins take on the Broncos, Matthew Berry offers Theo Riddick, C.J. Anderson and Wayne Gallman as alternative fantasy RB options. (1:02)

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.

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Ruled out before Sunday

Offense: WR Andre Holmes (neck), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), WR DeSean Jackson (ankle), TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion), RB LeShun Daniels Jr. (hand), WR Marqise Lee (ankle), WR Tavarres King (concussion), TE Troy Niklas (ankle), WR Emmanuel Sanders (ankle)

Defense: DT Alan Branch (knee/meniscus), DE Robert Ayers (shoulder), DE Trey Hendrickson (ankle), LB Zach Brown (Achilles), LB Ryan Anderson (knee), DE Matt Longacre (back), DT Corey Liuget (knee), LB Denzel Perryman (hamstring), LB D.J. Alexander (concussion), DT David Irving (concussion), LB B.J. Goodson (ankle), LB Josh Bynes (ankle)

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


WR Allen Hurns (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
TE Garrett Celek (questionable, knee) -- active
WR Brice Butler (questionable, foot) -- inactive
RB Kerwynn Williams (questionable, quadriceps) -- active
WR John Brown (questionable, toe) -- active
WR Chad Williams (questionable, illness) -- inactive


DE Lerentee McCray (questionable, neck) -- active
CB Greg Mabin (doubtful, calf) -- inactive
DT Nazair Jones (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
DE Frank Clark (questionable, toe) -- active
S Bradley McDougald (questionable, knee) -- active
DE Benson Mayowa (questionable, back) -- active
DT Richard Ash (questionable, shoulder) -- inactive
CB Orlando Scandrick (questionable, back) -- inactive
DE Jason Pierre-Paul (questionable, finger) -- active
S Nat Berhe (questionable, hamstring) -- active
S Landon Collins (questionable, ankle) -- active
DT Olsen Pierre (questionable, illness) -- active
LB Karlos Dansby (questionable, knee) -- active
S Antoine Bethea (questionable, knee) -- active

Updates/analysis (most recent first)

Julio Jones (12:15 p.m.): According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the Atlanta wideout "was wincing and kept grabbing at his taped-up left thumb before cutting his early warm-up short." While Jones did return to the field and is still active, this could become an issue at some point during the game.

Jamaal Charles (10:20 a.m.): The veteran is reportedly going to be a healthy inactive today, with rookie RB De'Angelo Henderson taking any snaps that potentially would have been headed his way.

Muhammad Wilkerson (9:45 a.m.): According to ESPN's Rich Cimini, the Jets will make Wilkerson a healthy inactive again today. Cimini says it's a smart decision, as Wilkerson is unlikely to be with the team next season and his 2018 salary would be guaranteed in the event of an injury.

Samaje Perine (9:35 a.m.): According to ESPN NFL Nation's John Keim, the running back was feeling better on Saturday, but he is still looking like a game-time decision. Kapri Bibbs appears to be the likeliest beneficiary of playing time should Perine sit out.

Adam Schefter's overnight update (7:05 a.m.): Various sources tell Schefter that Jamison Crowder, Garrett Celek, Cameron Brate, Devin Funchess, Kerwynn Williams, Matt Forte, Elijah McGuire and Michael Thomas are all expected to play on Sunday. On the flip side of the injury coin, James White and Chris Hogan are NOT expected to suit up.

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

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


QB Matt Moore (doubtful, foot) -- inactive
RB Damien Williams (doubtful, shoulder) -- inactive
WR DeVante Parker (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Kelvin Benjamin (questionable, knee/meniscus) -- active
TE Nick O'Leary (questionable, back) -- active
RB James White (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
WR Matthew Slater (questionable, hamstring) -- active
WR Chris Hogan (questionable, shoulder) -- inactive
TE Adam Shaheen (questionable, chest) -- inactive
TE Cameron Brate (questionable, hip) -- active
WR Russell Shepard (questionable, shoulder) -- inactive
WR Devin Funchess (questionable, shoulder) -- active
WR Michael Thomas (questionable, hamstring) -- active
QB Paxton Lynch (questionable, ankle) -- active
WR Cody Latimer (questionable, thigh) -- inactive
RB Samaje Perine (questionable, groin) -- active
WR Jamison Crowder (questionable, hamstring) -- active
WR Maurice Harris (questionable, back) -- inactive
RB Austin Ekeler (questionable, hand) -- active
RB Matt Forte (questionable, knee) -- active
RB Elijah McGuire (questionable, illness) -- active


S George Iloka (questionable, shoulder) -- active
DE Andre Branch (questionable, knee) -- active
S T.J. McDonald (questionable, shoulder) -- active
S Michael Thomas (questionable, knee) -- inactive
CB Cordrea Tankersley (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
LB Justin Houston (questionable, illness) -- active
DT Kyle Williams (questionable, groin) -- active
CB E.J. Gaines (questionable, knee) -- inactive
LB Kyle Van Noy (questionable, calf) -- inactive
LB Eric Lee (questionable, ankle) -- active
CB Jamar Taylor (questionable, foot) -- active
CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun (questionable, knee) -- inactive
DT Gerald McCoy (questionable, biceps) -- active
DE Ryan Russell (questionable, shoulder) -- active
LB Lavonte David (questionable, hamstring) -- active
CB Ryan Smith (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
DE Mario Addison (questionable, hip) -- active
LB Shaq Thompson (questionable, foot) -- active
DT Terrell McClain (questionable, toe) -- active
CB Kendall Fuller (questionable, foot) -- active
CB Logan Ryan (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
DE Muhammad Wilkerson (coach's decision) -- inactive