Game Day Inactives and Injury Updates – Live!
Seattle's inactive list is out. There are seven players listed but the only significant Fantasy player among them is RB Christine Michael. That will do it for today. See you on Monday with the early waiver wire players.
Charles Clay is ACTIVE. We're expecting big numbers from Clay in this matchup.
Jamaal Charles is OUT, so Knile Davis will be the starter. RB Cyrus Gray is also ACTIVE but won't be worth a Fantasy play.
Cody Latimer is Inactive today but Wes Welker is playing.
Still waiting on the Seahawks inactives.
Vernon Davis is OUT and will not play today.
Carlos Hyde is ACTIVE.
Carson Palmer is OUT, so Drew Stanton will be the starting QB for the Cardinals.
Andre Ellington is ACTIVE and expected to handle a full workload.
Blake Bortles is playing for Jacksonville and Teddy Bridgewater is in for the Vikings.
Danny Woodhead is out with an ankle injury and will not return to the game.
One quick update at 1:05 - The latest word on Jamaal Charles is that he will not play today unless he can convince the team he can protect himself on the field. It's looking increasingly likely that he will not play according to @jayglazer.
If there is any significant news prior to 1 PM, I will come back with an update. Otherwise, the next update will come around 3 PM for the afternoon slate of games.
Allen Hurns is ACTIVE and will play.
Cecil Shorts (remember him?) is ACTIVE and will play.
Alfred Blue has officially been named the starter for the Texans with Arian Foster OUT.
Tavon Austin is OUT today.
Aaron Dobson is OUT today.
Chargers Inactives - RB Ryan Mathews, WR Dontrelle Allen, DT Ricardo Mathews, DT Ryan Carrethers, OLB Melvin Ingram, CB Chris Davis, CB Steve Williams
Saints Inactives - RB Mark Ingram, FB Erik Lorig, WR Nick Toon, NT John Jenkins, LB David Hawthorne, CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, DB Marcus Ball
Patriots Inactives - RB James White, WR Aaron Dobson, G Josh Kline, C Ryan Wendell, DE Zach Moore, CB Alfonzo Dennard, DB Don Jones
Bills Inactives - RB Bryce Brown, TE Chris Gragg, T Cyrus Kouandjio, G Cyril Richardson, LB Keith Rivers, LB Randell Johnson, CB Ross Cockrell
A.J. Green is ACTIVE and will play.
Dez Bryant is ACTIVE and will play.
Redskins Inactives - QB Robert Griffin, WR Santana Moss, TE Jordan Reed, T Morgan Moses, DE Kedric Golston, LB Akeem Jordan, CB Tracy Porter
Lions Inactives - QB Kellen Moore, RB Montell Owens, WR Ryan Broyles, T LaAdrian Waddle, LB Travis Lewis, CB Cassius Vaughn, S James Ihedigbo
Vikings Inactives - QB Christian Ponder, WR Charles Johnson, WR Rodney Smith, G David Yankey, DE Scott Crichton, LB Brandon Watts, CB Shaun Prater
Packers Inactives - QB Scott Tolzien, WR Jeff Janis, DT Mike Pennel, LB Brad Jones, LB Carl Bradford, CB Demetri Goodson
Browns Inactives - RB Ben Tate, WR LaRon Byrd, TE Gerrell Robinson, NT Ishmaa'ily Kitchen, LB Eric Martin, CB Pierre Desir, DB Robert Nelson
Rams Inactives - QB Case Keenum, RB Tre Mason, WR Tavon Austin, OL Barrett Jones, CB Trumaine Johnson, CB BcGee McGee, S Maurice Alexander
Cowboys Inactives - QB Dustin Vaughan, T Donald Hawkins, DE Anthony Spencer, DT Davon Coleman, LB Justin Durant, LB Rolando McClain, DB Tyler Patmon
Keenan Allen is ACTIVE and will play today.
DeSean Jackson is ACTIVE and will play today.
Maurice Jones-Drew is OUT and inactive.
Bengals Inactives - RB Rex Burkhead, WR Marvin Jones, G Kevin Zeitler, DT Brandon Thompson, LB Vontaze Burfict, LB Sean Porter, CB Chris Lewis-Harris
Ravens Inactives- RB Bernard Pierce, WR Michael Campanaro, T Jah Reid, G/C John Urschel, DT Timmy Jernigan, LB Arthur Brown, S Terrence Brooks
Raiders Inactives - QB Matt Schaub, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, T Matt McCants, G Tony Bergstrom, LB Sio Moore, LB Nick Roach, CB Chimdi Chekwa
Titans Inactives - QB Zach Mettenberger, WR T.J. Graham, WR Kris Durham, T Byron Stingily, DL DaQuan Jones, DL Mike Martin, LB Akeem Ayers
Giants Inactives - WR Odell Beckham, Jr, T Charles Brown, T James Brewer, DE Kerry Wynn, DT Jay Bromley, LB Jon Beason, LB Devon Kennard
Eagles Inactives - QB Matt Barkley, WR Josh Huff, OL Matt Tobin, OL Kevin Graf, DE Taylor Hart, LB Mychal Kendricks, S Earl Wolff
Texans Inactives - QB Tom Savage, RB Arian Foster, WR DeVier Posey, T Jeff Adams, NT Louis Nix, LB Jadeveon Clowney, S Shiloh Keo
Jaguars Inactives - RB Storm Johnson, WR Marqise Lee, WR Tavarres King, T Austin Pasztor, T Austin Pasztor, G Tyler Shatley, CB Jeremy Harris
Colts Inactives - WR Da'Rick Rogers, G Lance Louis, G Joe Reitz, C/G Khaled Holmes, DT Arthur Jones, LB Jerrell Freeman, LB Chris Carter
11:30 Update - Arian Foster is OUT for today's game.
Bernard Pierce is officially OUT for today's game.
Jordan Cameron is ACTIVE and will play
11:15 Update – We’re expecting inactives to start rolling in around 11:30.
Adam Schefter tweeted that Shane Vereen is expected to play today.
Schefter also tweeted that Jordan Cameron will play barring a setback in warmups.
Keenan Allen was not spotted on the field for warmups and could very well be a no-go.
Arian Foster is on the field with doctors and the training staff testing his hammy.
Are you ready for some Football?? Welcome to the new Sunday edition of The Xpert Eye. Every Sunday, I’ll be listing all the game day inactives and game time decisions to keep you updated on the very latest information. Updates will appear throughout the morning so check back frequently, especially if you’re waiting to find out who is and isn’t playing today and making lineup decisions. The latest information will appear at the top with a timestamp. Let’s begin the Week 3 information with what we know as of 10 AM.
Game Time Decisions:
Arian Foster – He suffered a hamstring injury and could end up sitting today. That means Alfred Blue could see the majority of the workload for the Texans against the Giants.
Jamaal Charles – The latest word is that he has more of a bruise than a high ankle sprain, which is great news for Charles’ owners but bad news for those who invested heavily in Knile Davis. There is a very good chance that Charles plays today.
Bernard Pierce – He is “highly doubtful” for today. He needs volume to be an effective Fantasy play, so it might be wise to sit him if you have other options, even if he plays.
Vernon Davis – He was on crutches earlier this week. It is doubtful he’ll play.
Shane Vereen – It’s tough to put stock in anything Bill Belichick says about an injury. He practiced on a limited basis. Vereen is boom or bust today, as the Pats could easily pound the Raiders with a ton of Stevan Ridley and limit Vereen’s snaps.
DeAngelo Williams – He practiced Friday but the Panthers promoted a running back off the practice squad, which doesn’t make me confident he’ll play today. His value is limited either way.
Keenan Allen – He practiced in full on Friday and will likely play but I’m not liking his chances to be very productive this week.
Dez Bryant – His shoulder is banged up but he was able to practice both Thursday and Friday and should be good to go. Start him.
Alshon Jeffery – Even at 80 percent he’s worth starting. He’ll play but don’t expect WR1 production.
Brandon Marshall – Similar to Jeffery, he may see limited snaps but will produce enough to be a viable Fantasy play.
DeSean Jackson – He is pumped to play against the Eagles and I would be surprised if he didn’t play a full game.
Jordan Cameron – He’s officially “Questionable” but had a full practice on Friday. He’ll probably play but don’t expect TE1 production.
Maurice Jones-Drew – This is a terrible matchup and he isn’t expected to play. But even if he does, Darren McFadden is expected to get the lion’s share of the workload.
Shaun Hill – He could miss a second week with a quad strain. If he’s out, Austin Davis would get the start.
A.J. Green – He is going to play today. He is wearing an orthotic to ease the pressure on his injured toe. There is no guarantee he’ll make it through the whole game today but you have to have him active.
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