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 inactives lists before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.
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Sunday night game, 8:30 p.m. ET
WR Alshon Jeffery (questionable, ankle) -- active
Updates/analysis (most recent first)
Philip Rivers (2:50 p.m.): Rivers had already cleared the league's concussion protocol and went through a full week of practice, so it's not surprising at all to see that he is active. He'll start at quarterback today for Los Angeles.
Charles Clay (2:35 p.m.): While WR Jordan Matthews is out with a knee injury, the tight end will indeed suit up. With rookie QB Nathan Peterman getting the call over the benched Tyrod Taylor, Clay could see a lot of targets sent his way.
New Orleans Saints (11:50 a.m): Although S Kenny Vaccaro and LB A.J. Klein are out today, ESPN's Mike Triplett believes the New Orleans defense will not miss a beat. Don't elevate Kirk Cousins at all, especially with Terrelle Pryor Sr., Jordan Reed and Brian Quick all inactive for Washington.
Sterling Shepard (11:25 a.m.): The migraine issue that has been troubling the wide receiver has apparently not subsided enough to allow Shepard to play on Sunday. Eli Manning's upside has dropped as a result, though Evan Engram becomes even more locked in as a top TE option.
Leonard Fournette (11:20 a.m.): ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that the Jacksonville rookie running back will indeed be active and play today. However, Chris Ivory is under the weather and may be limited.
Adam Schefter's overnight update (7:15 a.m.): Various sources tell Schefter that Philip Rivers, Alshon Jeffery and John Brown are expected to play for their teams on Sunday. However, it's going to be a gametime decision for Charles Clay, Jordan Matthews, Leonard Fournette and Sterling Shepard.
Danny Woodhead (7:10 a.m.): The Ravens have activated Woodhead from the IR. The running back should immediately factor into the team's passing game and will likely eat into the playing time of Javorius Allen. Alex Collins will remain the team's lead back.
Dede Westbrook (7:05 a.m.): With Allen Hurns out with an ankle injury, the Jaguars will finally activate the wide receiver for today's game against the Browns. To make room for the rookie, Jacksonville cut WR Jaelen Strong. Westbrook led the NFL in the preseason with 288 receiving yards before suffering a core muscle injury that required surgery.
Ruled out before Sunday
Offense: RB Dwayne Washington (hip), WR Arrelious Benn (knee), WR Allen Hurns (ankle), RB Ty Montgomery (ribs), RB Aaron Jones (knee/MCL), WR Will Fuller V (ribs), QB Jameis Winston (shoulder/AC joint), RB Malcolm Brown (knee/MCL), WR Albert Wilson (hamstring), WR Terrelle Pryor Sr. (ankle), TE Jordan Reed (hamstring), RB Mike Tolbert (hamstring), TE Jeff Heuerman (knee), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring), WR Chris Hogan (shoulder), PK Dan Bailey (groin)
Defense: DE Ezekiel Ansah (back), S Morgan Burnett (groin), DT Corey Peters (ankle), LB Dylan Cole (hamstring), DE William Gholston (neck), CB Vernon Hargreaves (hamstring), S Andrew Sendejo (groin), DE Allen Bailey (knee/MCL), LB Tamba Hali (knee), LB Dee Ford (back), LB B.J. Goodson (ankle), DT Pat Sims (calf), LB Kevin Minter (elbow), CB Adam Jones (concussion), LB Sean Lee (hamstring)
Early games, 1 p.m. ET (eight scheduled)
TE Dion Sims (questionable, illness) -- inactive
RB Leonard Fournette (questionable, ankle) -- active
RB Terrance West (questionable, calf) -- inactive
WR Breshad Perriman (coach's decision) -- inactive
WR Michael Campanaro (questionable, shoulder) -- active
TE Nick Boyle (questionable, toe) -- active
QB Drew Stanton (questionable, knee) -- active
WR John Brown (questionable, back) -- active
RB Alfred Blue (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
WR Kenny Stills (questionable, back) -- active
WR Sterling Shepard (questionable, illness) -- inactive
WR Brian Quick (questionable, concussion) -- inactive
WR Ryan Grant (questionable, concussion) -- active
TE Niles Paul (questionable, concussion) -- active
LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
LB Danny Trevathan (questionable, calf) -- inactive
CB Bryce Callahan (questionable, knee) -- inactive
S DeAndre Houston-Carson (questionable, illness) -- active
LB Blair Brown (questionable, hamstring) -- inactive
CB Jamar Taylor (questionable, ankle) -- active
CB Jimmy Smith (questionable, Achilles) -- active
DT Quinton Dial (questionable, chest) -- active
LB Ahmad Brooks (questionable, back) -- active
CB Kevin King (questionable, shoulder) -- inactive
DE Joel Heath (questionable, knee) -- active
DE William Hayes (questionable, knee) -- active
S Michael Thomas (questionable, knee) -- active
DE Brian Robison (questionable, back) -- inactive
DE Everson Griffen (questionable, foot) -- active
CB Eli Apple (personal reasons) -- inactive
DT Damon Harrison (questionable, ankle) -- active
LB Devon Kennard (questionable, quadriceps) -- active
DE Matt Ioannidis (questionable, hand) -- active
LB Zach Brown (questionable, Achilles) -- active
S DeAngelo Hall (questionable, knee) -- active
CB Quinton Dunbar (questionable, illness) -- inactive
LB A.J. Klein (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
S Kenny Vaccaro (questionable, groin) -- inactive
Late games, 4:05 and 4:25 p.m. ET (three scheduled)
WR Jordan Matthews (questionable, knee) -- inactive
TE Charles Clay (questionable, knee) -- active
QB Philip Rivers (questionable, concussion) -- active
WR Brandon LaFell (questionable, knee) -- active
WR John Ross (coach's decision) -- inactive
WR Cody Latimer (questionable, knee) -- active
WR Danny Amendola (questionable, knee) -- active
TE Martellus Bennett (questionable, shoulder) -- active
RB Jamize Olawale (questionable, hamstring) -- active
DE Jerry Hughes (questionable, shin) -- active
DE Chris McCain (questionable, quadriceps) -- inactive
LB Hayes Pullard III (doubtful, neck) -- inactive
LB James Onwualu (doubtful, quadriceps) -- inactive
CB William Jackson III (questionable, toe) -- inactive
DE Cassius Marsh (questionable, shoulder) -- active
DT Malcom Brown (questionable, ankle) -- inactive
CB Eric Rowe (questionable, groin) -- inactive
LB Cory James (questionable, knee) -- active
CB David Amerson (doubtful, foot) -- inactive