Fantasy football Week 12 inactives: Status for Justin Fields, Deebo Samuel 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 Sunday inactives should begin coming in approximately 90 minutes prior to the scheduled kickoff times, including around 11:30 a.m. ET for the early games and 2:30 p.m. ET for the late games.

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Sunday night game

Romeo Doubs , WR, GB: Ankle -- OUT
Impact: Allen Lazard (shoulder) was removed from the injury report just in time.

De'Vondre Campbell , LB, GB: Knee -- Inactive

4 p.m. ET games


Rondale Moore , WR, ARI: Groin -- OUT
Impact: Marquise Brown , back from IR, will be in the mix for targets.

Greg Dortch , WR, ARI: Thumb -- Inactive
Impact: Andre Baccellia , promoted from the practice squad, might get some action.

Zach Ertz , TE, ARI: Knee -- OUT/IR
Impact: Trey McBride caught four balls last week in his first career start.

Kadarius Toney , WR, KC: Hamstring -- OUT
Impact: Justin Watson will step into any three-WR sets.

Mike Williams , WR, LAC: Ankle -- OUT
Impact: Keenan Allen is healthy and will start alongside Joshua Palmer .

Matthew Stafford , QB, LAR: Neck -- OUT
Impact: Bryce Perkins might be pressed into action, as John Wolford (neck) is also hurting.

Allen Robinson II , WR, LAR: Ankle -- Inactive
Impact: Even if he had been able to play, this QB situation with the Rams is something to avoid.

Tyler Higbee , TE, LAR: Knee -- Active
Impact: He might become a valuable escape valve for an inexperienced quarterback.

Josh Jacobs , RB, LV: Calf -- Active
Impact: Crisis apparently averted, though Zamir White and/or Ameer Abdullah could see some extra touches.

Mark Ingram II , RB, NO: Knee -- Active
Impact: He practiced all week in a limited fashion, so don't expect too much from him.

Deebo Samuel , WR, SF: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: Indeed, Samuel is going to play Sunday.


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

Juan Thornhill , S, KC: Calf -- Inactive

Nasir Adderley , S, LAC: Thumb -- Inactive

Michael Davis , CB, LAC: Knee -- Active

A'Shawn Robinson , DE, LAR: Knee -- OUT

Cameron Jordan , DE, NO: Orbital -- Active

Marcus Davenport , DE, NO: Calf -- Active

Pete Werner , LB, NO: Ankle -- OUT

Payton Turner , DE, NO: Ankle -- OUT

Marshon Lattimore , CB, NO: Abdomen -- Inactive

Arik Armstead , DT, SF: Foot -- Inactive

1 p.m. ET games


Gus Edwards , RB, BAL: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: A timeshare with Kenyan Drake is likely in the cards for Edwards this week.

Demarcus Robinson , WR, BAL: Hip -- Active
Impact: He's going to suit up Sunday and should be a top target.

Devin Duvernay , WR, BAL: Hamstring -- Active
Impact: Even so, DeSean Jackson was promoted from the practice squad and could factor into the mix.

Isaiah Likely , TE, BAL: Ankle -- OUT
Impact: He didn't even travel with the team, leaving Mark Andrews to eat up all of the TE targets.

PJ Walker , QB, CAR: Ankle -- Inactive
Impact: Sam Darnold has been named the starter, with Baker Mayfield getting clipboard duties.

Terrace Marshall Jr ., WR, CAR: Shoulder -- Active
Impact: He'll be opposite DJ Moore .

Ian Thomas , TE, CAR: Illness -- Active
Impact: Tommy Tremble might still see some action.

Justin Fields , QB, CHI: Shoulder -- Inactive
Impact: This was telegraphed when Nathan Peterman was promoted from the practice squad ... and now he might even start, as Trevor Siemian got hurt during warm-ups. Oh, my!

Joe Mixon , RB, CIN: Concussion -- OUT
Impact: Chris Evans (knee) is ready to go and could compete with Samaje Perine for snaps.

Ja'Marr Chase , WR, CIN: Hip -- Inactive
Impact: He will sit this contest out. Trenton Irwin might be a sneaky flex option.

Jerry Jeudy , WR, DEN: Ankle -- OUT
Impact: Kendall Hinton sees his fantasy stock rise in a big way.

KJ Hamler , WR, DEN: Hamstring -- OUT
Impact: Montrell Washington and Jalen Virgil become fantasy long shots.

Darrell Henderson Jr ., RB, JAX: Team decision -- Inactive
Impact: Clearly, the recent addition to the roster needs a bit more time to become acclimated.

Raheem Mostert , RB, MIA: Knee -- Inactive
Impact: Expect Jeff Wilson Jr . to get the call early and often.

James Robinson , RB, NYJ: Team decision -- Inactive
Impact: Michael Carter should be busy, especially with Mike White under center.

Leonard Fournette , RB, TB: Hip -- OUT
Impact: Rachaad White will get the majority of touches, with Giovani Bernard back from IR ready to help out when needed.

Russell Gage , WR, TB: Hamstring -- OUT
Impact: Julio Jones and Scotty Miller are Tampa Bay's No. 3 WR options.

Randy Bullock , K, TEN: Calf -- OUT
Impact: Caleb Shudak has been signed to handle the team's kicking duties.

Logan Thomas , TE, WAS: Ribs -- Active
Impact: This Falcons defense is a very good matchup for Thomas.


Jalen Dalton , DT, ATL: Toe -- Inactive

Arnold Ebiketie , LB, ATL: Arm -- Active

Kyle Hamilton , S, BAL: Knee -- Inactive

Matt Ioannidis , DT, CAR: Calf -- OUT

Cory Littleton , LB, CAR: Ankle -- OUT

Jaquan Brisker , S, CHI: Concussion -- OUT

Kyler Gordon , CB, CHI: Concussion -- OUT

Greg Newsome II , CB, CLE: Concussion -- OUT

K'Waun Williams , CB, DEN: Knee -- OUT

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

Sheldon Rankins , DT, NYJ: Elbow -- OUT

Vita Vea , DT, TB: Foot -- Active

Denico Autry , DE, TEN: Knee -- OUT

Jeffery Simmons , DT, TEN: Ankle -- Active

Kristian Fulton , CB, TEN: Hamstring -- Active

Chase Young , DE, WAS: Knee -- OUT

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

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