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Which one should you begin? Who should you sit next to? In order 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 the official inactives lists are released. The rankings used in this column come from the Fantasy staff at Disney.

Around 11:30 a.m. is when official Sunday inactives should start arriving. The games will be played at a later time.

For the most up to date information, refresh frequently.

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Week 3 last-minute pickups

• Nation FAQ: 10 key answers for Week 3

The person is playing the game.

Best, worst matchups by position

Film Room: Players to upgrade, downgrade

Key Week 3 WR/CB matchups

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DFS advice for Week 3

J.K. Dobbins is a running back for the Baltimore Ravens.

Impact: As expected, he will finally make his 2022 debut. Kenyan Drake is inactive.

Groin is active.

Impact: Didn't miss any full days of practice, so he must be ready to go. James Proche II is inactive.

The BUF has a player with an ankle that is active.

Impact: All signs point to Davis getting his typical workload.

The BUF: Foot is active.

Impact: With Knox able to play, Tommy Sweeney is inactive.

Velus Jones Jr. is inactive

Impact: Good news for Dante Pettis and Equanimeous St. Brown.

The tight end for the Chi is out due to an injured ankle.

Impact: Cole Kmet will get another chance to prove he deserves to be in fantasy lineups.

" Groin -- Active" is the name of the person who is on the active list.

Impact: It's a good matchup for Hurst, so it's good news that he will be starting.

Swift is active with an ankle injury.

Impact: Jamaal Williams will still get his share of touches, but Swift will start.

T.J. Hockenson is an active tight end for the Detroit Lions.

Impact: Limited practices all week, but apparently nothing came up that requires him to sit today.

Brevin Jordan is out due to an ankle injury.

Impact: O.J. Howard, who scored in Week 1, should start ...

Pharaoh Brown is out with a shoulder injury.

Impact: ... since Brown is also unable to play on Sunday.

Butker is out with an ankle injury.

Impact: Matt Ammendola will handle kicking duties.

Josh Jacobs has an illness and is active.

Impact: After originally not traveling with the team, he is in Tennessee and will play.

Hunter Renfrow is out of action due to a concussion.

Impact: Foster Moreau could be a surprise performer.

The Ribs are questionable.

Impact: He's looking like a game-time call.

The receiver is inactive.

Impact: Kendrick Bourne or Lil'Jordan Humphrey could surprise.

Jameis Winston is an active quarterback.

Impact: His injury reportedly "can't get worse" from playing, but that doesn't mean he'll be able to go a full 60 minutes.

The Ribs are active.

Impact: He was reportedly very close to playing last week, so we're not surprised to see him back in the mix.

The Ribs are in inactive state.

Impact: This news probably saves fantasy managers from themselves.

The quarterback for NYJ is out with a knee injury.

Impact: Maybe next week for Wilson? Until then, Joe Flacco remains the man.

The knee of Corey Davis is active.

Impact: He will join Garrett Wilson and Elijah Moore in the Jets' huddle.

C.J. Uzomah is an active player.

Impact: While it's good to see him back on the field, he'll likely share targets with Tyler Conklin.


Marcus Peters has a knee injury.

Groin is active.

The CB is active.

The BUF has a player named JordanPhillips who is out.

Ed Oliver is out due to an ankle injury.

Tim Settle is an active BUF.

The CB is out due to a neck problem.

Jordan Poyer's foot is inactive.

Donte Jackson has a hamstring.

Matthew Adams is out of the game.

Roquan Smith is an active player.

S, CHI: hamstring.

GermainePratt has a knee injury.

John Cominsky did not return a phone call.

"Thigh -- Active" is what Aidan Hutchinson is known for.

Collins' knee is questionable.

The back of the person is active.

The back of the LB is out.

The calf of Mike Danna was removed.

There is a player with a shoulder that is active.

The LB is out with an ankle injury.

S, LV: Hip -- In active.

Raekwon Davis' knee is questionable.

MIA: Groin is questionable.

Eric Kendricks is a LB for the Minnesota Vikings.

Smith had a concussion.

Andrew Booth Jr. is a CB for the Minnesota Vikings.

Davon Godchaux is an active member of the team.

The thumb of Raekwon McMillan is inactive.

The CB is active.

Kyle Dugger's knee is inactive.

Marcus Maye is not active.

The CB is active.

John Frankllin-Myers is from New York.

Williams has a foot.

Jordan Whitehead has a calf.

Bud Dupree is out with a hip injury.

The LB, TEN: Neck, out.

Cunningham is active with his knee.

Ugo Amadi is out due to an ankle injury.

Daniel Wise was out due to an ankle injury.

james smith-williams was inactive

There was a concussion forCasey Toohill.

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james conner is a running back in the ARI

Impact: It's looking to be a game-time call. Eno Benjamin and Darrel Williams would likely split carries if Conner sits.

Rondale Moore is out due to a hernia.

Impact: "Greg: The Greg Dortch Story" gets at least one more episode.

Randall Cobb has an illness that is questionable.

Impact: Allen Lazard and Romeo Doubs would get more looks if he can't play.

The question is "questionable".

Impact: With Sammy Watkins now on IR, there's an opportunity here for the taking. However, it looks like it may pass Watson by.

Groin is a questionable.

Impact: Even if Lewis plays, the timeshare with Robert Tonyan limits both.

The Ribs are questionable.

Impact: It certainly seems likely that Chase Daniel will see some action under center -- if not all of it.

The question is whether or not Keenan Allen has a hamstring.

Impact: Limited in practice. Plus, the threat of playing with a backup QB certainly doesn't increase his fantasy value this week.

Donald Parham Jr. is a tight end for the Lac team.

Impact: At present, Gerald Everett still looks like the top TE option on the team.

Van Jefferson's knee was out/IR.

Impact: Ben Skowronek should see a consistent WR3-level target share.

Leonard Fournette is a running back for the football team.

Impact: With so much uncertainty in the WR room, one can only hope Fournette is ready to take on a full RB workload.

Chris Godwin is out of the game.

Impact: Mike Evans is suspended, so the newly signed Cole Beasley could be a factor.

There is a question as to whether or not Julio Jones has a knee problem.

Impact: As he's a game-time call, be sure to have other options at the ready.

Breshad Perriman's knee is questionable.

Impact: If he can play, he may be the team's WR1 by default.

Russell Gage's hamstring is questionable.

Impact: After not practicing on Friday, his Sunday situation is quite murky.


CB, JAX: Hip -- questionable.

J.C. Jackson is doubtful with an ankle injury.

David Long Jr. is a CB.

The CB is out due to the hamstring.

Harris is out.

Coleman's calf is doubtful.

Quandre Diggs has a knee that is questionable.

Akiem's foot is out.

Sunday night game

Tyrion Davis- Price is out with an ankle injury.

Impact: Jeff Wilson Jr. will handle most of the RB workload, with Jordan Mason standing by.

Tyler was out with a knee injury.

Impact: George Kittle (finally) looks to be good to go, so the 49ers seem set at tight end.

Arik Armstead's foot is questionable.

Jerry Jeudy is a receiver for the Denver Broncos.

Impact: It seems likely he'll try to play. Given the kickoff time, though, you might not want to risk it.

The knee of KJ Hamler is questionable.

Impact: See comments above for Jeudy, Jerry.

The neck of Dre'Mont Jones is questionable.

The calf is questionable.

The shoulder is questionable.