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Last minute fantasy football start/sit advice as Week 17 inactives come in

We break down the last minute fantasy football decisions you have to make in light of Week 17 inactive reports.

Cam Akers #23 of the Los Angeles Rams carries the ball during a 23-20 New York Jets win at SoFi Stadium on December 20, 2020 in Inglewood, California. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 17 to wrap up the 2020 regular season. Most traditional fantasy leagues have wrapped up, but some of you have a title game still to play — or underway if you have a multi-week championship. And of course, there’s plenty of DFS to be had on this final Sunday of the season.

There are plenty of notable injuries to keep track of, as well as which teams will be resting which starters. 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 17 fantasy football lineup. We’ll provide updates on injuries, key start/sit decisions, and more leading up to 1 p.m. kickoffs.

Bills plans

The Bills have deactivated several healthy players, which suggests offensive starters won’t play the full game.

1 p.m. inactives report


QB Josh Allen
QB Matthew Stafford
WR DeVante Parker


QB Carson Wentz
WR Julio Jones
WR Cole Beasley
WR Willie Snead
WR Jakeem Grant

Alex Smith expected to start, should have Antonio Gibson, Terry McLaurin back

Optimism for Chase Edmonds playing

Gus Edwards expected to play

Matthew Stafford is expected to play

Cam Akers is expected to “try to play”

Le’Veon Bell to be active, but get little work

Larry Fitzgerald unlikely to play, but could push for it