By Matt Dolloff, 985TheSportsHub.com
Fantasy football season may be over for season-long leagues. But there's still plenty to do in the fantasy football universe, thanks to weekly apps like DraftKings. Consider this your resource for injury updates as to who you should pick - and more importantly, who not to pick - for the 2019 NFL Wild Card round on Saturday and Sunday.
First up is the AFC on Saturday, when the NFL Playoffs will kick off with the Houston Texans hosting the Buffalo Bills at 4:35 p.m. on ESPN/ABC. Saturday concludes with the Patriots taking on the Tennessee Titans in Foxboro at 8:15 p.m. on CBS. Sunday will feature the New Orleans Saints hosting the Minnesota Vikings at 1:05 p.m. on FOX, and the Philadelphia Eagles hosting the Seattle Seahawks at 4:40 p.m. on NBC.
-- The Texans have officially ruled WR Will Fuller, TE Jordan Akins, and CB Johnathan Joseph OUT against the Bills.
Today's #Texans inactives vs. Buffalo: #BUFvsHOU
-- WR Robert Foster, TE Tommy Sweeney, and RB T.J. Yeldon are among the inactive players for three Bills.
Today's inactives. #BUFvsHOU
First, here's the full injury reports for all eight teams playing on Wild Card weekend, via the teams' official websites.
LB Ja'Whaun Bentley, Knee (LP)
DB Terrence Brooks, Groin (LP)
LB Jamie Collins, Shoulder (LP)
WR Julian Edelman, Knee / Shoulder (LP)
CB Jonathan Jones, Groin (LP)
CB Jason McCourty, Groin (LP)
WR Adam Humphries, Ankle (DNP)
WR Kalif Raymond, Concussion (LP)
WR Cody Hollister, Ankle (LP)
S Dane Cruikshank, Illness (LP)
S Jahleel Addae, Achilles (LP)
WR Will Fuller V, Groin (LP)
CB Johnathan Joseph, Hamstring (LP)
CB Bradley Roby, Hamstring (LP)
TE Jordan Akins, Hamstring (LP)
CB Levi Wallace, Ankle (LP)
DE Shaq Lawson, Hamstring (LP)
OT Ty Nsekhe, Ankle (LP)
WR Andre Roberts, Foot (LP)
T Duane Brown, knee/biceps (DNP)
WR Malik Turner, concussion (DNP)
LB Mychal Kendricks, knee (DNP)
WR Jaron Brown, knee/personal (DNP)
G Mike Iupati, neck (DNP)
WR Nelson Agholor, knee (DNP)
T Lane Johnson, ankle (DNP)
TE Zach Ertz, ribs/back (LP)
CB Eli Apple, Ankle (DNP)
FB Zach Line, Knee (DNP)
CB Mackensie Alexander, Knee (DNP)
CB Mike Hughes, Neck (DNP)
DE Ifeadi Odenigbo, Hamstring (LP)
Who's Active and Inactive?
While the official inactives won't be out for Saturday's games until about 90 minutes before kickoff, there are plenty of reports from top NFL insiders to use as information for your fantasy football lineups. Here's the latest ahead of the start of the Wild Card.
-- Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) is expected to return to the lineup against the Saints after practicing in full on Friday and avoiding the injury report. (Adam Schefter)
-- Eagles RB Miles Sanders said he's good to go for Sunday against the Seahawks. (Mike Garafolo)
-- Texans WR Will Fuller (groin) is officially questionable and being granted a game-time decision, but the Texans do not expect him to play on Saturday against the Bills. (Ian Rapoport)
-- There is "optimism" that Eagles TE Zach Ertz (ribs/back) will be able to play against the Seahawks, despite being listed as questionable. (John Clark)
-- Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been activated to the 53-man roster and is expected to play against the Bills. (Field Yates)
-- Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson is officially listed as questionable, but is not expected to play against the Seahawks. (Derrick Gunn).
This is what's known as of Saturday. Check back on Sunday for further updates!
Matt Dolloff is a digital producer for 985TheSportsHub.com. Any opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of 98.5 The Sports Hub, Beasley Media Group, or any subsidiaries. Have a news tip, question, or comment for Matt? Follow him on Twitter @mattdolloff or email him at [email protected].