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Last minute fantasy football start/sit advice as Week 14 inactives come in

We break down the last minute fantasy football decisions you have to make in light of Week 14 inactive reports.

Frank Gore #21 of the New York Jets in action against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium on November 29, 2020 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 14 of the 2020 regular season, and the schedule appears to be on track for the first time in a few weeks. Covid-19 resulted in some adjustments to Week 12 and Week 13, but this week everything is a go for a normal Thursday, Sunday, Monday schedule.

Fantasy football playoffs are underway in most leagues, there are some injury questions to sort out this week. Josh Jacobs, D’Andre Swift, and Clyde Edwards-Helaire are all expected back this week. Frank Gore is expected to play but needs to clear the final bit of the concussion protocol Sunday morning.

We’ll be keeping an eye out for news on pertinent players and figuring out last minute roster decisions. That means not only who is not playing this week, but who is playing but might not be the best start in your Week 14 fantasy football lineup. We’ll provide updates on injuries, key start/sit decisions, and more leading up to 1 p.m. kickoffs.

Josh Jacobs NOT playing

4:05/4:25 p.m. inactives report

Active

RB Josh Jacobs
RB Frank Gore
RB D’Andre Swift
WR Jamison Crowder

Inactive

TBD

Jamison Crowder status still unclear

ESPN’s Rich Cimini suggested the Jets have flexibility to dress him as an emergency WR. That means even if he is active, it’s possible we see him as a decoy or just not playing at all. Barring any updates, consider fantasy football alternatives this week.

1 p.m. inactives report

Active

QB Daniel Jones
RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn
RB Ezekiel Elliott
RB Kenyan Drake
WR DeAndre Hopkins
WR Keke Coutee
TE Irv Smith

Inactive

RB Leonard Fournette
RB Christian McCaffrey
WR Brandin Cooks
WR Andy Isabella
TE Kyle Rudolph
LB Kyle Van Noy

Garrett Bolles a late scratch due to an illness

Josh Jacobs expected to play

Frank Gore expected to play

Kenyan Drake, DeAndre Hopkins expected to play

Keke Coutee expected to play, Brandin Cooks not so clear

D’Andre Swift, Matthew Stafford expected to play

Tee Higgins expected to play

Kyle Rudolph out for Sunday, Irv Smith expected to play but limited