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

We break down the last minute fantasy football decisions you have to make in light of Week 3 inactive reports.

Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons warms up prior to facing the Seattle Seahawks at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on September 13, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 3 of the 2020 regular season, and kickoff is fast approaching for Sunday’s 14-game slate. The season got underway on Thursday with the Dolphins thumping the Jaguars in somewhat unexpected fashion. Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 18 of 20 passes for two touchdowns and also accumulated 38 yards and a touchdown on the ground. He was a fantasy machine!

We’re back for Sunday’s loaded slate of 14 games. We’ve got eight games at 1 p.m., highlighted by the unbeaten Rams and Bills squaring off in Buffalo. That’s followed by five games in the 4:05/4:25 p.m. slot, highlighted by Dak Prescott and the Cowboys traveling to face Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in what could turn into a shootout. We wrap with Sunday Night Football featuring the Packers traveling to face the Saints in a big matchup for both teams.

We’re into the third week of the regular season, and we have some significant injury questions to sort out. The biggest is Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who is questionable with a hamstring injury. The team is putting him through pre-game paces to figure out if he can play. Falcons inactives are due by 11:30 a.m. ET.

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 3 fantasy football lineup. We’ll provide updates on injuries, key start/sit decisions, and more leading up to 1 p.m. kickoffs.

SNF inactives

Packers WR Davante Adams is inactive, as expected.

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


TE Jack Doyle
WR Jerry Jeudy
WR Kenny Golladay


RB Phillip Lindsay

1 p.m. inactives


RB Darrynton Evans (Titans debut)
RB Josh Jacobs
TE Darren Waller
CB Denzel Ward
DT Fletcher Cox
WR Julian Edelman
WR N’Keal Harry


WR Julio Jones
WR A.J. Brown
WR Alshon Jeffery
WR Jalen Reagor
WR John Ross
RB Duke Johnson
WR Henry Ruggs
OT Trent Brown

Julio Jones decision might not come until 11:30

Josh Jacobs, Darren Waller on track to play

Jerry Jeudy expected to play

Davante Adams not expected to play