Fantasy football Week 15 inactives: Status for Trevor Lawrence, Bengals receivers 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 each game's scheduled kickoff time.

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Sunday night game

New York Giants at Washington Commanders, 8:20 p.m. ET

Richie James, WR, NYG: Concussion -- Active
Impact: He has cleared the league's concussion protocol and will play.

Daniel Bellinger, TE, NYG: Ribs -- Active
Impact: Don't rely on any of the multiple TE options in New York. Start someone from an earlier contest.

Leonard Williams, DE, NYG: Neck -- Active

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

Montez Sweat, DE, WAS: Concussion -- Active

Chase Young, DE, WAS: Knee -- Out

Benjamin St-Juste, CB, WAS: Ankle -- Out

1 p.m. ET games


Laviska Shenault Jr., WR, CAR: Shoulder -- Active
Impact: If you're looking for a long-shot flex, either he or Shi Smith could be the guy.

Chase Claypool, WR, CHI: Knee -- OUT
Impact: Equanimeous St. Brown gets a big boost in fantasy value.

Dameon Pierce, RB, HOU: Ankle -- OUT/IR
Impact: If you want to gamble on Dare Ogunbowale or Rex Burkhead, that's on you.

Brandin Cooks, WR, HOU: Calf -- OUT
Impact: Chris Moore could end up as the team's WR1.

Nico Collins, WR, HOU: Foot -- OUT
Impact: Amari Rodgers and Phillip Dorsett see extra looks.

Trevor Lawrence, QB, JAX: Toe -- Active
Impact: Lawrence was always fully expected to start this one.

Kadarius Toney, WR, KC: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: He'll give it a go, but Justin Watson might see still some action in three-WR sets.

Juwan Johnson, TE, NO: Ankle -- Active
Impact: Taysom Hill is still likely to get the most action out of the TE position this week.

Adam Trautman, TE, NO: Ankle -- Active
Impact: He could see some targets when Hill moves into his gadget formations.

Mike White, QB, NYJ: Ribs -- OUT
Impact: Zach Wilson is in line to start this one with White ailing.

Corey Davis, WR, NYJ: Concussion -- OUT
Impact: Denzel Mims has a chance to step up.

Kenny Pickett, QB, PIT: Concussion -- OUT
Impact: Mitch Trubisky will start, but Mason Rudolph could be called upon at the first sign of a sputtering offense.


Xavier Woods, S, CAR: Knee -- Active

DeMarcus Lawrence, DE, DAL: Foot -- Active

Dorance Armstrong, DE, DAL: Ankle -- Active

Jayron Kearse, S, DAL: Shoulder -- Active

Aidan Hutchinson, DE, DET: Illness -- Active

Steven Nelson, CB, HOU: Ankle -- OUT

Derek Stingley Jr., CB, HOU: Hamstring -- OUT/IR

Travon Walker, DE, JAX: Ankle -- Inactive

Chad Muma, LB, JAX: Ankle -- Active

Darious Williams, CB, JAX: Abdomen -- Active

Pete Werner, LB, NO: Ankle -- Active

Marshon Lattimore, CB, NO: Abdomen -- Inactive

Quinnen Williams, DT, NYJ: Calf -- OUT

Lamarcus Joyner, S, NYJ: Hip -- OUT

Reed Blankenship, S, PHI: Knee -- OUT

Myles Jack, LB, PIT: Groin -- Inactive

4 p.m. ET games


Marquise Brown, WR, ARI: Illness -- Active
Impact: He's going to play, but having Colt McCoy under center isn't promising.

Tyler Boyd, WR, CIN: Finger -- Active
Impact: Practiced fully on Friday and will start on Sunday.

Tee Higgins, WR, CIN: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: He's also going to be able to suit up for this one.

Hayden Hurst, TE, CIN: Calf -- OUT
Impact: Mitchell Wilcox takes over TE duties.

Russell Wilson, QB, DEN: Concussion -- OUT
Impact: Brett Rypien takes over for the ailing Wilson.

Courtland Sutton, WR, DEN: Hamstring -- OUT
Impact: Jerry Jeudy might be the only reliable WR option in the huddle.

Kendall Hinton, WR, DEN: Hamstring -- OUT
Impact: Roll the dice with Brandon Johnson, Jalen Virgil or Freddie Swain if you're desperate.

Josh Jacobs, RB, LV: Quad -- Active
Impact: He's played for several weeks now after being listed as questionable.

Damien Harris, RB, NE: Thigh -- OUT
Impact: Stevenson will start since he is unable to play ...

Rhamondre Stevenson, RB, NE: Ankle -- Active
Impact: ... but Pierre Strong Jr. could still be a sleeper pick.

DeVante Parker, WR, NE: Concussion -- OUT
Impact: Nelson Agholor or Tyquan Thornton could potentially rise to the occasion.

Jakobi Meyers, WR, NE: Concussion -- Active
Impact: Keep in mind, however, that this was a game-time call.

Julio Jones, WR, TB: Knee -- Inactive
Impact: Russell Gage gets an upgrade with the veteran sitting out.

Dontrell Hilliard, RB, TEN: Neck -- OUT/IR
Impact: Julius Chestnut or Hassan Haskins might pick up a few table scraps behind Derrick Henry.

Treylon Burks, WR, TEN: Concussion -- OUT
Impact: This once again makes Chigoziem Okonkwo an appealing flex play.


Zach Allen, DT, ARI: Hand -- OUT

Byron Murphy Jr., CB, ARI: Back -- OUT

Marco Wilson, CB, ARI: Neck -- Inactive

Trey Hendrickson, DE, CIN: Wrist -- OUT

Mike Hilton, CB, CIN: Knee -- OUT

Dre'Mont Jones, DE, DEN: Hip -- OUT/IR

Sebastian Joseph-Day, DT, LAC: Knee -- Active

Bryce Callahan, CB, LAC: Abdomen -- Active

Derwin James Jr., S, LAC: Quad -- Inactive

Andrew Billings, DT, LV: Leg -- Inactive

Denzel Perryman, LB, LV: Hip -- Active

Rock Ya-Sin, CB, LV: Knee -- OUT

Jalen Mills, CB, NE: Groin -- OUT

Vita Vea, DT, TB: Calf -- OUT

Joe Tryon-Shoyinka, LB, TB: Hip -- Active

Jamel Dean, CB, TB: Toe -- OUT

Antoine Winfield Jr., S, TB: Ankle -- Active

Denico Autry, DE, TEN: Knee -- OUT

Jeffery Simmons, DT, TEN: Ankle -- Active

Amani Hooker, S, TEN: Knee -- Inactive

Kristian Fulton, CB, TEN: Groin -- Inactive