Week 7 inactives

The following is a list of inactive players for Week 7 (October 21-22) and the fantasy implications of all the major absences:

Oct. 22, 8:30pm EST

Indianapolis Colts
Inactives: WR Craphonso Thorpe, CB Michael Coe, RB Clifton Dawson, DB Brannon Condren, LB Victor Worsley, G Dylan Gandy, DE Jeff Charleston, DT Dan Klecko.

Fantasy take: Joseph Addai, Marvin Harrison and Aaron Moorehead are all active.


Jacksonville Jaguars
Inactives: K Josh Scobee, RB LaBrandon Toefield, DB Aaron Glenn, LB Pat Thomas, DE Brent Hawkins, T Richard Collier, G Uche Nwaneri.

Fantasy take: Fred Taylor is active and will start.


8:15pm EST

Denver Broncos:
Inactives: DB Hamza Abdullah, RB Andre Hall, CB Champ Bailey, RB Mike Bell, DT Amon Gordon, DT Isaac Snell, WR Javon Walker, DE Simeon Rice.

Fantasy take: Bailey's absence makes the Pittsburgh wide receivers more attractive options for fantasy owners. Brandon Stokley will start with Walker out. Selvin Young will see more work behind Travis Henry with Bell inactive.


Pittsburgh Steelers
Inactives: QB Brian St. Pierre (3rd QB), WR Willie Reid, CB Bryant McFadden, RB Gary Russell, LB Andre Frazier, G Darnell Stapleton, T Trai Essex, TE Jermane Tuman.

Fantasy take:Ben Roethlisberger, Hines Ward and Santonio Holmes are all active and will start in Denver.


4pm EST

Chicago Bears
Inactives: G Josh Beekman, SAF Josh Gattis, DB Ade Jimoh, LB Darrell McGlover, RB Lousaka Polite, CB Nathan Vasher, NT Darwin Walker.

Fantasy take: No significant injuries.


Cincinnati Bengals
Inactives: LB Ahmad Brooks, WR Antonio Chatman, RB Rudi Johnson, CB David Jones, LB Corey Mays, LB Caleb Miller, QB Jeff Rowe (3rd QB), G Dan Santucci.

Fantasy take: Kenny Watson will start in the absence of Rudi Johnson, and he's a terrific one-week replacement against the Jets.


Dallas Cowboys
Inactives: G Joe Berger, CB Courtney Brown, OT Doug Free, WR Terry Glenn, CB Anthony Henry, FB Oliver Hoyte, OT James Marten.

Fantasy take: Patrick Crayton will start in the absence of Glenn.


Kansas City Chiefs
Inactives: LB Keyaron Fox, WR Eddie Kennison, DB Dimitri Patterson, DT James Reed, WR Bobby Sippio, T Herbert Taylor, QB Tyler Thigpen (3rd QB), T Kyle Turley.

Fantasy take: Samie Parker will start in the absence of Kennison. The absence of Taylor and Turley hurts the Chiefs' offensive line.


Minnesota Vikings
Inactives: QB Brooks Bollinger (3rd QB), LB Vinny Ciurciu, G Brian Daniels, DE Erasmus James, T Chase Johnson, FS Dwight Smith, FB Naufahu Tahi.

Fantasy take:Tarvaris Jackson is active and will start against the Cowboys.


New York Jets
Inactives: TE Chris Baker, T Jacob Bender, WR David Clowney, DE Mike Devito, CB Andre Dyson, G Will Montgomery, TE Jason Pociask, QB Marques Tuiasosopo (3rd QB).

Fantasy take: Sean Ryan will see more work with Baker and Pociask both inactive. Chad Pennington and Laveranues Coles are active and will start.


Oakland Raiders
Inactives: CB John Bowie, T Mario Henderson, DB Chris Johnson, QB Josh McCown, C Chris Morris, QB JaMarcus Russell (3rd QB), DT Gerard Warren, LB Sam Williams.

Fantasy take: Daunte Culpepper will start with McNown inactive. Andrew Walter will be the second quarterback. LaMont Jordan is active and will start.


Philadelphia Eagles
Inactives: FS Brian Dawkins, G Max Jean-Gillis, DE Montae Reagor, TE L.J. Smith, LB Pago Togafau, DT Kimo von Oelhoffen, G Scott Young.

Fantasy take: Matt Schoebel and Brent Celek will see more work in the absence of Smith. Lito Sheppard is active and will start against Chicago.


Seattle Seahawks
Inactives: WR Deion Branch, QB Charlie Frye (3rd QB), DT Howard Green, WR D.J. Hackett, TE Marcus Pollard, DB C.J. Wallace, T Ray Willis, G Mansfield Wrotto.

Fantasy take: Bobby Engram and Nate Burleson will start with both Branch and Hackett inactive. Will Heller will see more work in the absence of Pollard.


St. Louis Rams
Inactives: WR Drew Bennett, TE Dominique Byrd, WR Dante Hall, RB Steven Jackson, DE Trevor Johnson, DB Bhawoh Jue, C Nick Leckey, WR Dane Looker.

Fantasy take:Brian Leonard will continue to start with Jackson inactive. Torry Holt and Isaac Bruce are both active and will start. Marc Bulger returns to action this week despite two broken ribs.


1pm EST

Arizona Cardinals
Inactives: QB Tim Hasselbeck (3rd QB), FB Tim Castille, DB Aaron Francisco, LB Karlos Dansby, G Brad Badger, G Vincent Keydrick, WR Sean Morey, DT Ross Kolodziej.

Fantasy take: Kurt Warner is active and will start. Anquan Boldin is also active. Dansby's absence is notable for owners in IDP formats.


Atlanta Falcons
Inactives: QB Chris Redman (3rd QB), RB Corey McIntyre, LB Stephen Nicholas, G D'Anthony Batiste, T Harvey Dahl, T Todd Weiner, TE Alge Crumpler, DT Montavious Stanley.

Fantasy take: Joey Harrington is active, but Byron Leftwich will start in New Orleans. Crumpler is out due to ankle and knee ailments, so Martrez Milner and Dwayne Blakley will share work at tight end.


Baltimore Ravens
Inactives: CB Chris McAlister, DB David Pittman, T Terry Adams, TE Daniel Wilcox, TE Todd Heap, DE Trevoe Pryce, LB Edgar Jones.

Fantasy take: Steve McNair is active, but Kyle Boller will start in Buffalo. Jonathan Ogden is active, which helps the Ravens' offensive line. Quinn Sypniewski will start and see a lot of work with Heap and Wilcox out. Ray Lewis is active.


Buffalo Bills
Inactives: RB Fred Jackson, CB Ashton Youboty, FS Jim Leonhard, TE Matt Murphy, WR Sam Aiken, DE Ryan Denney, DE Bryan Copeland.

Fantasy take: J.P. Losman is active, but Trent Edwards will start against Baltimore.


Detroit Lions
Inactives: CB Stanley Wilson, DB Dovonte Edwards, TE Sean McHugh, LB Anthony Cannon, G Damien Woody, G Manny Ramirez, DE Ikaika Alama-Francis.

Fantasy take: No significant inactives.


Houston Texans
Inactives: DB Dexter Wynn, RB Samkon Gado, LB Shantee Orr, G Kasey Studdard, OT Rashas Butler, WR Andre Johnson, WR Harry Williams, TE Mark Bruener.

Fantasy take: André Davis and Kevin Walter will start with Johnson out another week.


Miami Dolphins
Inactives: RB Lorenzo Booker, SS Travares Tillman, LB Abraham Wright, DT Jesse Mahelona, DT Vonnie Holliday, DE Rob Ninkovich, DT Sam Rayburn.

Fantasy take: Zach Thomas and David Martin are both active.


New England Patriots
Inactives: QB Matt Gutierrez (3rd QB), DB Mel Mitchell, RB Sammy Morris, LB Eric Alexander, T Wesley Britt, TE Benjamin Watson, DT Kareem Brown, DT Mike Wright.

Fantasy take: Laurence Maroney is active and will start, but Kevin Faulk should also see some work with Morris inactive. Kyle Brady will start with Watson out.


New Orleans Saints
Inactives: WR Robert Meachem, DB Jay Bellamy, CB Jason David, LB Marvin Mitchell, G Andy Alleman, T Jermon Bushrod, TE Ronnie Ghent, DE Renaldo Wynn.

Fantasy take:Marques Colston is active and will start against Atlanta.


New York Giants
Inactives: WR Steve Smith, QB Jared Lorenzen (3rd QB), CB Craig Dahl, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, T Adam Koets, DE Dave Tollefson, DT Manuel Wright, G Kevin Boothe.

Fantasy take: Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward and Plaxico Burress are all active. However, Jacobs is less than 100 percent and could share work with Ward and Reuben Droughns.


San Francisco 49ers
Inactives: QB Alex Smith (3rd QB), WR LeRon McCoy, CB Tarell Brown, FS Keith Lewis, G Tony Wragge, T Kwame Harris, DT Atiyyah Ellison, WR Jason Hill.

Fantasy take: Trent Dilfer will start in New York. Vernon Davis is active, so it's safe to use him on fantasy teams.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Inactives: DB Brian Kelly, RB Michael Pittman, LB Patrick Chukwurah, LB Adam Hayward, G Dan Buenning, TE Alex Smith, DT Ryan Sims.

Fantasy take: Jerramy Stevens will see more work with Smith out of action.


Tennessee Titans
Inactives: WR Paul Williams, RB Chris Brown, DB Kelly Herndon, RB Casey Cramer, C Leroy Harris, DE Sean Conover, WR Brandon Jones, DT Corey Simon.

Fantasy take: Vince Young is active, but Kerry Collins will start in Houston. Eric Moulds and Roydell Williams will see more work with Jones out. LenDale White is a terrific fantasy option with Brown inactive.


Washington Redskins
Inactives: QB Mark Brunell (3rd QB), DB David Macklin, LB Marcus Washington, C Casey Rabach, DT Ryan Boschetti, OT Stephon Heyer, G Randy Thomas, WR Reche Caldwell.

Fantasy take:Santana Moss is active and will start.


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