The following is a list of inactive players for Week 3 (September 23-24) and the fantasy implications of all the major absences:
Sept. 24, 8pm EST
Inactives: RB Casey Cramer, DE Bryce Fisher, C Leroy Harris, RB Chris Henry, P Craig Hentrich, CB Renaldo Hill, DT Corey Simon, WR Paul Williams.
Inactives: DB Gary Baxter, T Kelly Butler, QB Ken Dorsey (3rd QB), RB Jerome Harrison, LB Willie McGinest, G Isaac Sowells, WR Travis Wilson, P Dave Zastudil.
Inactives: CB John Bowie, DE Derrick Burgess, LB Isaiah Ekejiuba, T Mario Henderson, FB Oren O'Neal, DB Duane Starks, LB Robert Thomas, QB Andrew Walter (3rd QB).
Fantasy take: LaMont Jordan is active, will start vs. Cleveland and should be active on fantasy teams.
Inactives: K Rhys Lloyd, QB Troy Smith (3rd QB), CB Samari Rolle, RB Mike Anderson, T Jonathan Ogden, TE Daniel Wilcox, DE Trevor Pryce.
Inactives: CB Terrence McGee, LB Coy Wire, LB Keith Ellison, G Duke Preston, WR Sam Aiken, DE Ryan Denney, DE Bryan Copeland.
Fantasy take: Kevin Jones is active and will see 15-20 snaps vs. Philadelphia. He should not start on fantasy teams, but he is well worth a roster spot.
Kansas City Chiefs
Inactives: QB Tyler Thigpen (3rd QB), CB Rashad Barksdale, RB Boomer Grigsby, DB Jon McGraw, LB Johnny Baldwin, T Herbert Taylor, WR Eddie Kennison, DT James Reed.
Inactives: QB John Beck (3rd QB), RB Lorenzo Booker, DB Donovin Darius, DB Courtney Bryan, LB Abraham Wright, LB Zach Thomas, DT Steve Fifita, DT Rodrique Wright.
New England Patriots
Inactives: QB Matt Gutierrez (3rd QB), WR Kelley Washington, LB Corey Mays, G Steve Neal, T Wesley Britt, DT Kareem Brown, LB Chad Brown, DT Mike Wright.
Fantasy take: Chad Pennington is active and will start vs. Miami. He's a decent fantasy option in larger formats.
Inactives: LB Andre Frazier, QB Brian St. Pierre, WR Willie Reid, DB Ricardo Colclough, RB Gary Russell, G Darnell Stapleton, T Trai Essex, TE Matt Spaeth.
Fantasy take: Rookie Craig Davis will continue to start in the absence of Parker, but he has little fantasy value.