7:49 p.m.: The worst fears of Jaguars fans — and fantasy owners — reportedly have come true.
7:03 p.m.: Odell Beckham Jr. will not play against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.
6:42 p.m.: We’re starting to get a clearer picture of David Johnson’s wrist injury.
6:33 p.m.: Initial reports aren’t good on Allen Robinson’s knee injury, which he suffered in the first quarter of the Jaguars game against the Houston Texans on Sunday.
5:43 p.m.: Initial reports are in on Kevin White’s injury, and it’s devastating news for the third-year wide receiver.
4:32 p.m.: No word yet on the extent of Kevin White’s injury, but it doesn’t look good so far.
4:37 p.m.: X-Rays came back negative on David Johnson’s wrist, according to ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio. The star running back isn’t quite in the clear yet, though.
3:40 p.m.: Yet another Chicago Bears wide receiver is down.
3:35 p.m.: This isn’t good. David Johnson, the No. 1 overall pick in many fantasy drafts, currently is out of the game with a wrist injury.
3:17 p.m.: A scary moment for Arizona Cardinals fans (and fantasy owners): Running back David Johnson stayed on the turf after taking a hard hit following a reception.
Johnson walked off the field under his own power, though, and appears to be OK.
3 p.m.: The inactives are out for the late-afternoon games, and here’s a notable absence: Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls.
1:50 p.m.: It’s not looking good for Allen Robinson.
1:26 p.m.: Tough break for Ravens running back Danny Woodhead, who already has left his Baltimore debut with a hamstring injury.
1:15 p.m.: We already have our first injury, as Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson is questionable to return with a knee injury.
12:18 p.m.: We won’t know for sure until game time, but the latest signs are pointing to Odell Beckham Jr. not playing in tonight’s season opener.
11:55 a.m.: We’ll have to wait for the NFL debuts of several top draft picks, it appears.
11:45 a.m.: The New York Jets are down to two (mediocre) quarterbacks against the Buffalo Bills.
11:36 a.m.: Here’s a handy list of other notable actives and inactives, courtesy of ESPN’s Field Yates.
11:35 a.m.: Inactives for the 1 p.m. ET games have been released, and T.J. Yeldon officially is out.
11:25 a.m.: Rookie Leonard Fournette could see an increase in workload with Jacksonville Jaguars backup running back T.J. Yeldon expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.
10:49 a.m.: This doesn’t pertain to Week 1, but Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck could miss “at least” two more weeks of action, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.
9:37 a.m.: It’s not looking good for Odell Beckham Jr.
9:16 a.m.: It appears the Chicago Bears will be down yet another receiver.
9:14 a.m.: Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed is expected to play, but he’ll apparently do so in pain.
9:09 a.m.: Odell Beckham Jr. fantasy owners could have tough decision to make. The star wide receiver reportedly is a game-time decision, and the New York Giants don’t play until 8:30 p.m. ET. We’ll do our best to keep you posted, but you might want to look for replacements.
9 a.m. ET: The good news: Football is back. The bad news: So are the inevitable injuries that come with it.
The NFL season kicks into high gear Sunday afternoon with a full slate of Week 1 matchups. If you play fantasy football, that means it’s time once again to start monitoring injury reports and set your lineups accordingly.
Believe it or not, several players already are dealing with injuries ahead of their season openers, including a handful of notable fantasy names. Most notable is New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, who is recovering from a preseason ankle injury.
Will Beckham start or sit Sunday? Keep it right here for pregame injury updates for skill position players, as well as injury developments throughout the day.
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