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

Who should you start? Who should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and to avoid starting a player who won't be in the lineup, we'll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.

Week 1 is usually the healthiest of weeks, with no games that count having been played this season. As such, the inactives list is not nearly as robust as it will be in future editions of this article. Still, if everyone is healthy, there may be a few surprise team decisions as to who won't be dressing today. Stay tuned!

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Sunday night game

Darnell Mooney, WR, CHI: Back -- Active

Eddie Goldman, DT, CHI: Knee -- OUT

Robert Quinn, LB, CHI: Back -- Active

Khalil Mack, LB, CHI: Groin -- Active

Tashaun Gipson Sr., S, CHI: Back -- Active

Eddie Jackson, S, CHI: Wrist -- Active

Duke Shelley, DB, CHI: OUT

4 p.m. ET games


Odell Beckham Jr., WR, CLE: Knee -- Inactive
Impact: Limited in practice all week, and it was always believed that he'd only play if he felt up to it. Apparently, he does not.

Chase McLaughlin, K, CLE: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: Chris Naggar had been called up as insurance, but is inactive. It's best to look elsewhere for your Week 1 fantasy kicker.

Preston Williams, WR, MIA: Foot -- Inactive
Impact: With William Fuller V serving out the last game of his suspension, rookie Jaylen Waddle has a chance to surprise.

Adam Shaheen, TE, MIA: COVID-19 -- OUT
Impact: Mike Gesicki and Cethan Carter to handle Miami's TE duties.

Malcolm Perry, WR, NE: Foot -- OUT/IR
Impact: N'Keal Harry is also on IR, so the WR pickings are slim beyond Kendrick Bourne and Jakobi Meyers.

Nelson Agholor, WR, NE: Ankle -- Active
Impact: Upgraded late in week. If he can't play a full 60 minutes, Gunner Olszewski becomes an option.

Saquon Barkley, RB, NYG: Knee -- Active
Impact: He has been medically cleared to play but is still likely to have some sort of limits to his snap count as a precaution.

Evan Engram, TE, NYG: Calf -- OUT
Impact: Kyle Rudolph and Kaden Smith get more looks.


Jadeveon Clowney, DE, CLE: Illness -- Active

Ronnie Harrison Jr., S, CLE: Ankle -- Active

Bradley Chubb, LB, DEN: Ankle -- Inactive

Za'Darius Smith, LB, GB: Back -- Active

Frank Clark, DE, KC: Hamstring -- Inactive

Derrick Nnadi, DT, KC: Hip -- Active

Tyrann Mathieu, S, KC: COVID-19 -- Inactive

Jalen Mills, CB, NE: Ankle -- Active

Marshon Lattimore, CB, NO: Knee -- Active

Adoree' Jackson, CB, NYG: Ankle -- Active

1 p.m. ET games


Wayne Gallman, RB, ATL: Inactive -- Team decision
Impact: Looks like Atlanta has confidence in Cordarrelle Patterson's ability to provide a change of pace for Mike Davis.

Emmanuel Sanders, WR, BUF: Foot -- Active
Impact: Gabriel Davis is the man to lean on if you believe Sanders might stumble during this week's game.

Zack Moss, RB, BUF: Team decision -- Inactive
Impact: Devin Singletary should have a huge day with this unexpected development.

Deshaun Watson, QB, HOU: Team decision -- OUT
Impact: Tyrod Taylor will lead the Texans, who would rather trade Watson than play him.

Ka'imi Fairbairn, K, HOU: Leg -- OUT/IR
Impact: Joey Slye will handle kicking duties, as Fairbairn is out for at least three weeks.

Austin Ekeler, RB, LAC: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: Practiced Friday and will be the RB1 for the Chargers on Sunday.

La'Mical Perine, RB, NYJ: Foot -- Inactive
Impact: Tevin Coleman is expected to be the lead option in a very crowded backfield.

Keelan Cole, WR, NYJ: Knee -- Inactive
Impact: Denzel Mims could step into a more important role for an already depleted Jets WR unit.

Jamison Crowder, WR, NYJ: COVID-19 -- OUT
Impact: Elijah Moore has a chance to make some Week 1 waves with the regular starter unable to suit up.

Jalen Hurd, WR, SF: Knee -- OUT/IR
Impact: Hurd will be out until at least Week 4. Mohamed Sanu Sr. and Trent Sherfield gain value.

Trey Sermon, RB, SF: Team decision -- Inactive
Impact: Raheem Mostert won't have to share the ball today.

Josh Reynolds, WR, TEN: Foot -- Inactive
Impact: Could Nick Westbrook-Ikhine make some waves? Cameron Batson is also inactive.

Sam Ficken, K, TEN: Groin -- OUT/IR
Impact: Michael Badgley has been promoted from the practice squad.


Star Lotulelei, DT, BUF: Calf -- OUT

Trae Waynes, CB, CIN: Hamstring -- OUT

Michael Brockers, DT, DET: Shoulder -- Active

Nick Williams, DT, DET: Elbow -- Active

Kevin Pierre-Louis, LB, HOU: Thigh -- Inactive

Xavier Rhodes, CB, IND: Calf -- OUT

Tre Herndon, CB, JAX: Knee -- OUT

Anthony Barr, LB, MIN: Knee -- OUT

Javon Kinlaw, DT, SF: Knee -- Inactive