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Fantasy football Thanksgiving inactives: Status for Josh Allen, Ezekiel Elliott and others

Whom should you start? Whom should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and 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. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks.

Official inactives should begin coming in approximately 90 minutes prior to the scheduled kickoff time.

Refresh often for the latest information.


New England Patriots at Minnesota Vikings, 8:20 p.m. ET

DeVante Parker, WR, NE: Knee -- Active
Impact: Limited practice all week, but active. It might be best to avoid this receiving corps entirely.

Dalvin Tomlinson, DT, MIN: Calf -- Inactive

Akayleb Evans, CB, MIN: Concussion -- OUT


New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys, 4:30 p.m. ET

Richie James, WR, NYG: Knee -- Active
Impact: With Wan'Dale Robinson done for the season, James and several other Giants WR options will all compete for looks.

Daniel Bellinger, TE, NYG: Eye -- OUT
Impact: Tanner Hudson and Lawrence Cager may both get a catch or two this week as New York spreads out the targets.

Adoree' Jackson, CB, NYG: Knee -- OUT

Dane Belton, S, NYG: Shoulder -- Active

Ezekiel Elliott, RB, DAL: Knee -- Active
Impact: Elliott is active as expected, but also expect Tony Pollard to get more than his fair share of touches.

Johnathan Hankins, DT, DAL: Illness -- Inactive

DeMarcus Lawrence, DE, DAL: Foot -- Active

Osa Odighizuwa, DT, DAL: Knee -- Active

Anthony Barr, LB, DAL: Hamstring -- OUT

Micah Parsons, LB, DAL: Knee -- Active


Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions, 12:30 p.m. ET

Josh Allen, QB, BUF: Elbow -- Active
Impact: He was limited in practice leading up to this game due to his elbow injury but will play as expected.

Greg Rousseau, DE, BUF: Ankle -- OUT

Tremaine Edmunds, LB, BUF: Groin -- OUT

Josh Reynolds, WR, DET: Back -- Active
Impact: With the return of DJ Chark, Reynolds will have to share a few more targets.

Josh Paschal, DE, DET: Knee -- OUT

Jeff Okudah, CB, DET: Concussion -- OUT