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Week 1 fantasy football inactives watch: Who's in, and who's out?

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Berry: If Bell is on roster, try to get Conner (1:04)

Matthew Berry says Le'Veon Bell fantasy managers should target James Conner, because there are not RBs on the waiver wire that could replace Bell. (1:04)

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: TE Hayden Hurst (foot), RB Roc Thomas (ankle), TE Vance McDonald (foot), WR Curtis Samuel (chest), WR Maurice Harris (concussion), DE Markus Golden (knee/ACL), RB Le'Veon Bell (contract dispute)

Defense: DE Willie Henry (abdomen), LB Olivier Vernon (ankle), DT Vita Vea (calf), CB De'Vante Harris (hamstring, injured reserve), CB Kayvon Webster (Achilles), LB Dekoda Watson (hamstring), LB Rashaan Evans (hamstring), LB Harold Landry (ankle), S Kendrick Lewis (foot), CB E.J. Gaines (knee), DE Joey Bosa (foot), LB K.J. Wright (knee), S Kam Chancellor (neck), DE Datone Jones (knee), S Xavier Woods (hamstring), S DeAndre Houston-Carson (arm), S Josh Jones (ankle), CB Brent Grimes (groin)

Sunday Night Football, 8:20 p.m. ET

Chicago Bears

TE Daniel Brown (inactive)

Green Bay Packers

WR Trevor Davis (inactive)


Updates/analysis (most recent first)

Washington Redskins (3:08 p.m.): With Samaje Perine inactive in Week 1, Chris Thompson and Rob Kelley get a boost in value. The focus, however, is sure to be on Adrian Peterson, who makes his debut with the team Sunday.

Greg Olsen (3:05 p.m.): Stephania Bell assured television viewers that Olsen's late-Saturday addition to the injury report was not something to be concerned about, and here he is, active for Sunday's Week 1 game.

Eric Berry (2:35 p.m.): Andy Reid had all but said his safety was going to sit this one out, so Philip Rivers & Co. have probably been preparing to take advantage of his Week 1 absence.

Marlon Mack (11:40 a.m.): With Mack out, expect Jordan Wilkins to handle the backfield load for the Colts. Nyheim Hines could be a bit of a sleeper.

Ronald Jones (11:35 a.m.): Although he was listed as the No. 3 RB on the Tampa Bay depth chart, the rookie runner is a healthy scratch for Sunday's game. Peyton Barber and Jacquizz Rodgers were already expected to get most of the RB touches. Shaun Wilson would step in should either of that pair get hurt.

Kavon Frazier (11:17 a.m.): According to a report from Cowboys beat writer Brandon George, the Dallas safety is expected to start Sunday. He has been limited since his left shoulder was injured in the team's third preseason game.

Sony Michel (9:05 a.m.): According to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Patriots are likely to be without Michel on Sunday, due to his knee injury. Expect Rex Burkhead, and to a lesser degree, Jeremy Hill, to get a big bump in fantasy value for Week 1 as a result.

Adam Schefter's overnight update (7:25 a.m.): Various sources tell Schefter that Will Fuller V will test his hamstring prior to kickoff before making a final decision on his status, but he is unlikely to play. It also appears DeVante Parker is not likely to play. On the positive side of the coin, both Greg Olsen and Josh Gordon appear to be "good to go."

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)

Offense:

WR Sammie Coates Jr. (questionable, hamstring) -- active
WR Will Fuller V (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
WR Keke Coutee (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
RB Sony Michel (questionable, knee) -- inactive
WR DeVante Parker (doubtful, finger) -- active
WR Cody Core (doubtful, back) -- inactive
RB Ronald Jones (coach's decision) -- inactive
RB Marlon Mack (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive

Defense:

LB Julian Stanford (questionable, nose) -- inactive
LB Kenny Young (questionable, knee) -- active
CB Maurice Canady (questionable, leg) -- active
LB Duke Ejiofor (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
S Nate Ebner (questionable, knee) -- active
LB Malcolm Smith (doubtful, hamstring) -- inactive
CB Mackensie Alexander (doubtful, ankle) -- inactive
CB Xavier Rhodes (questionable, hamstring) -- active
CB Vontae Davis (coach's decision) -- inactive
LB James Burgess Jr. (doubtful, concussion) -- inactive